Philip and Kelvin LaVerne were a father and son duo renown for their creative furniture designs. The team made functional furniture pieces that were also great displays of artistic genius. The family created bronzes tables and cabinets.
The LaVern’s used a centuries old techniques to give each set a unique and one of a kind feeling. Large slabs of pewter and bronze were often set in a special soil for periods of 6 weeks to allow them to oxidate.
The duo often used imagery from the Chinese culture.
In this clip a close up of an end table. What a remarkable finish it has!:
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Below a close look at an Asian theme coffee table ready to hit the auction block:
Philip LaVerne was born in 1907 and passed away in 1987. Kelvin LaVerne was born in 1937 and is still living. This father and son team produced tables of the highest quality, great structure and with unique imagery. The process of placing the slabs of pewter or bronze in soil allowed each piece to be very unique.