Modest Designs

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Modest Designs

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Arthur Court
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Vintage 1970-1979 United States Table Lamps
Rare early design by Arthur Court from his days as a San Francisco society decorator. Wonderful mix of Asian, American, and rustic South American motifs using high-quality craftsmans...
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Vintage 1940-1949 Italy Side Chairs
Graceful neoclassical Italian lacquered metal and brass chairs with hand-caned seats.
Gustavsberg, Wilhelm Kåge
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Vintage 1940-1949 Sweden Ceramics
Rustic one-of-a-kind, hand thrown stoneware pottery centerpiece bowl vase with lovely etched design. For Gustavsberg. Signed, with studio insignia, date letter, and stamped Farsta fi...
Ejvind A. Johansson
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Vintage 1950-1959 Side Chairs
Four ebonized wood side chairs with bentwood cutout back. Stamped to underside.
Poul Kjaerholm
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Vintage 1950-1959 Denmark Candle Holders
Simple, elegant steel spiral floats from invisible fishing wire. Approximately 200 of the PK-101 were produced between 1959 and 1966 for E Kold Christensen.
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Vintage 1950-1959 Sweden Russian and Scandinavian Rugs
Flat-weave carpet in shades of cream with red and light green accents. Woven initials.
Venini, Massimo Vignelli
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Vintage 1950-1959 Italy Chandeliers and Pendants
Largest size pendant in white, tan and orange fasce glass. Early example is in pristine condition.
Finn Juhl
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Vintage 1950-1959 Denmark Club Chairs
Designed for the United Nations General Assembly building, the Delegates chair is one of Finn Juhl's finest. Mahogany frame with a wool upholstered seat.
Hansen, Edward Wormley
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Floor Lamps
Beautiful, subtle floor lamp, with three-sided, tapering shaft and brass base and fixtures. Three-way cluster socket. Fantastic design. Stamped "Hansen, New York" to unders...
Jean-Leon Mayodon
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Vintage 1930-1939 France Vases
Stunning hand-painted vase depicting abstracted torsos and animals on ghostly wooded landscape. Celedon on cobalt glazes with gold-leaf detail. Artists cipher to underside.
Ingegerd Silow
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Vintage 1950-1959 Sweden Russian and Scandinavian Rugs
Flat-weave carpet in shades of blue with red and cream accents. Woven initials.
Tony Duquette
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Vintage 1960-1969 United States Vitrines
Wonderful orange lacquered vitrine with glass doors and shelves mirrored back, top and middle display lights, and brass hardware. Four adjustable glass shelves originally acquired th...

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