Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Fall Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Oct 17, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 134

Pair Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Chan Occasional Tables

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for

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Property from a Private Collection, Hilton Head Island, SC


Pair of Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Chan Occasional Tables, c. 1965, with acid etched and enameled patinated brass over pewter and wood, continuous figural and architectural scene, signed 'Philip & Kelvin LaVerne' at the bottom of each.

Philip (B. 1907) and Kelvin (B. 1936) Laverne - American 20th c. father and son sculptural furniture duo who worked together since the mid-1950s. The son continued their business under both names even after Philip died in 1987.

Measurements: Height: 15 1/2 in. x Width: 18 in. x Depth: 10 in.


Overall good condition, light wear and scratches, minor wear to edges, both with small dings to top, one table with areas of abrasions to patination of top.

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