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Pair of Dunbar Occasional Chairs
By Edward Wormley
Located in Hudson, NY
Incredible Edward Wormley design from the celebrated Janus Collection. This modern take on the Arts and Crafts movement employs an unprecedented level of hand finishing, complicated ...
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Vintage 1960s American Armchairs

Materials

Rosewood, Walnut

1970s Steel and Bronze Canopy Bed
By Don Cameron
Located in Hudson, NY
Fabulous four-poster queen bed frame in steel with bronze elements. From a Bergen County, New Jersey estate decorated over multiple decades by Tommi Parzinger, this bed was purported...
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Vintage 1970s American Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Steel

Tommi Parzinger Originals Lacquered Chest
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautiful lacquered Tommi Parzinger Originals chest, with sectioned felt-lined silverware drawer and two interior shelves.
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Vintage 1940s American Cabinets

Materials

Lacquer

Venetian Glass Sculpture by Artist Attilio Polato
By Attilo Polato, Livio Seguso
Located in Hudson, NY
Postmodernist pop sculpture of a Minimalist green cactus on clear glass stand, circa 1970. One of a series of artist designed sculptures produced in the studio of Livio Seguso Vetri ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Glass

Milo Baughman Low Walnut Long Bench or Coffee Table
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Hudson, NY
C. 1960, simple architectural design energized with exaggerated proportion, in a modern interpretation of a classic Japanese chabudai. Retains paper Thayer Coggin label to underside.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Walnut

John Vesey Occasional Table
By John Vesey
Located in Hudson, NY
Chromed steel and glass two-tier table with bronze finials and sculptural shaped feet.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Side Tables

Materials

Chrome

Pair of William Lescaze Sconces
By William Lescaze
Located in Hudson, NY
White porcelain wall lights designed by the great Swiss modernist architect. This pair is nicely minimalist, eschewing the usual pull chain, and embellished with the simplest brass t...
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Vintage 1930s American Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Porcelain

Lucite Pedestal Table by Romeo Rega
By Romeo Gega
Located in Hudson, NY
Center or dining table composed of a chic mix of polished brass, chromed steel and 8” D solid Lucite, with a 1” thick plate glass top, circa 1970.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Dining Room Tables

Materials

Lucite

Pair of Philippe Starck Custom Stools from the Clift Hotel, San Francisco
By Philippe Starck
Located in Hudson, NY
Mahogany stained wood, with burgundy Edelman ostrich leather seats, circa 1991. Two pairs available.
Category

1990s French Stools

Materials

Ostrich Leather

Bernard Saby, Abstract Composition, circa 1965
By Bernard Saby
Located in Hudson, NY
Bernard Saby (French, 1925-1975), oil on canvas, partial signature visible under frame lower left, Cadres Lutece, Paris gallery label verso, custom aluminium frame, 23" H x 28.5" W (...
Category

Vintage 1960s French Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Dunbar Two-Tier Walnut Occasional Table with Cane Shelf
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Hudson, NY
C. 1950, this interesting and rarely seen design uses subtle details in carving and materials to elevate its functionalist form into something sculptural. A great example of designer...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Cane, Mahogany

Vally Wieselthier for Wiener Werkstatte, Expressionist Lamp Base
By Vally Wieselthier, Wiener Werkstätte
Located in Hudson, NY
Circa 1928, Austria, a wonderful example of Secessionist pottery from one of the undisputed masters. Depicting a male harlequin figure. Wiener Werkstätte cipher, artists initials and...
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Vintage 1920s Austrian Vienna Secession Table Lamps

Materials

Pottery

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