Modest Designs

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Modest Designs

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Osvaldo Borsani Coffee Table w/ 3 Drawers
Osvaldo Borsani
Vintage 1950-1959 Italy Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Rare mahogany and steel coffee table. Three legs and three drawers. Beautiful construction throughout.
Frits Henningsen Rosewood Coffee Table
Frits Henningsen
Vintage 1950-1959 Denmark Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Handsome and exquisitely constructed 4-drawer Cuban rosewood coffee table with traditional brass drawer pulls and sabots. Lovely carved edge and deep rosewood grain.
Pair of Barbier Nickel and Travertine Table Lamps
Maison Barbier
Vintage 1960-1969 France Table Lamps
Flattened travertine orb on cylindrical travertine pedestal with solid nickel hardware. Lamps are 13 in. to top of socket, 10 in. to top of marble.
Modernist Sterling Collar Necklace by Anton Mic...
Anton Michelsen
Vintage 1960-1969 Denmark Collectible Jewelry
Groovy abstract design. Signed and hallmarked.
Pair of Carl Fagerlund Table Lamps for Orrefors
Vintage 1960-1969 Table Lamps
Clear crystal lamps in molded honeycomb hourglass design. Signed "Carl Fagerlund Orrefors" on the underside.
Deco Modern Italian Library or Dining Table
Gio Ponti
Vintage 1940-1949 Italy Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
Generously sized mahogany writing or dining table with single side drawer and sculpted legs ending in brass sabots. Measure: Drawer is 20.5" deep and 19.25" wide.
Pair of Dunbar 'Janus' Lounge Chairs
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Dark stain mahogany frame with tufted upholstery seats, shows all the subtle details in wood carving and upholstery for which Dunbar is renowned. From the 1957 Janus line designed by...
Vintage Pair of Carl Auböck Bronze and Leather...
Carl Auböck
Vintage 1950-1959 Austria Bookends
Nice vintage pair of solid bronze biomorphic bookends with hand-stitched leather sleeves. Stamped "Aubock Bronze" to each example.
Hans Wegner Teak Drop-Leaf Dining Table
Hans J. Wegner
Vintage 1950-1959 Europe Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
One of the best Wegner table designs. Teak top and curved legs are beautifully offset by the solid brass leaf mechanism. A wonderful marriage of form and function. Branded to the und...
Paul Frankl Mahogany Console Table
Paul Frankl
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Console Tables
One of Frankl's most elegant designs. A totally modern take on chinoiserie motifs, this table incorporates sharply sabred legs and ribbed center pedestal. We are happy to offer this ...
Rolakan Tapestry by Barbro Nilsson
Barbro Nilsson, Märta Måås-Fjetterström
Vintage 1960-1969 Sweden Tapestries
Signed tapestry in the Narcos (water lilies) pattern. Beautiful weaving alluding to traditional Swedish design motif. This example is larger than typical for this design (26.5" ...
Chic Brutulist Dining/Center Table by Max Papiri
Max Papiri
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Dining Room Tables
Fantastic cast aluminum dining table base in a hard organic form, with 56" D glass top. From the atelier of Mac Papiri, an important but somewhat obscure designer for mid-1960-1...

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