Lawson-Fenning opened its first store in 1997, while Glenn Lawson and Grant Fenning were still students at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. It has since evolved into a Los Angeles fixture, with showrooms in Silver Lake and the design corridor of Beverly Boulevard. Their line is a contemporary one with a sense of place and history: Modern shapes and finishes mingle with traditional details and context, and 20th-century pieces are eloquently mixed with new designs from their own line of sustainable, locally crafted furniture.
Large vibrant art glass horse bookends in a
vibrant red to amber (amberina) gradient. Maker attributed to L.E. Smith Glass Company, circa 1920. Some bubbles and straw marks typical of pressed glass mold production. Books no included. Light wear.
Golden Murano-style apple and pear blown art glass
bullicante (controlled bubble) bookends with sparkling flecks of gold aventurine encased by clear art glass. Each is flat-cut on one side as well as underside. No maker's mark. Attributed to Alfredo Barbini. ...