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Large Hammered Copper Vessel by Eugen Zint
Large Hammered Copper Vessel by Eugen Zint
Vintage 1930s German Bauhaus Vases
Minimalist hand-hammered urn by the Bauhaus-associated metal artist, circa 1930.
Two Large Matching Higgins Rondelays
Two Large Matching Higgins Rondelays
Michael and Frances Higgins
Vintage 1950s American Screens and Room Dividers
Rare set of two five-color glass panel screens in wood frame. Great modern design in neutral brown, orange and yellow tones with bursts of blue and purple. 63 glass panels per screen...
Early Dunbar Cocktail Table
Early Dunbar Cocktail Table
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Vintage 1940s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
An early example of Edward Wormley's transition to modern furniture design. Mahogany frame with inset leather top. Dunbar brand to underside.
Early Gilbert Rohde Console
Early Gilbert Rohde Console
Herman Miller, Gilbert Rohde
Vintage 1930s American Demi-lune Tables
Fantastic example of early American Modern Age design. Chromed steel base, with demilune cork and mahogany top is the epitome of jazz-age experimentation with building high style fro...
Rolakan Tapestry by Barbro Nilsson
Barbro Nilsson, Märta Måås-Fjetterström
Vintage 1960s Swedish 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" x 17....
Secessionist Table Lamp for Wiener Keramik
Wiener Keramik Werkstätte, Berthold Löffler
Antique Early 1900s German Table Lamps
Incredible reversed-tiered torchiere table lamp with hand-painted starburst design. The underside of the tiered levels are pierced to project a light pattern downward. Bertold Loffle...
Birch and Rattan Console Table by Tommi Parzinger
Tommi Parzinger, Willow and Reed
Vintage 1960s American Console Tables
Breezy beach-house modern combining bent and rush-wrapped rattan, natural birch, white laminate top, and classic Parzinger brass pulls. Designed for Willow and Reed.
Harvey Probber Rosewood Bar Table
Harvey Probber
Vintage 1960s American Sofa Tables
Chic compact bar cabinet, sized to function as a pedestal side table. Highly figured rosewood veneer on both the inside and all outer surfaces, with carved mahogany handles and pli...
Pair of Musical Instrument Lamps by Frederick W...
Frederick Weinberg
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Table or wall lamps in the shape of a guitar and lute. Paper shade with metal frame with back-lit bulb with a Picasso-like sculptural sensibility.
Triennale Floor Lamp
Vintage 1960s Italian Floor Lamps
This Classic Italian modern floor lamp has all the bells and whistles: Chromed brass frame with elegant monotone white or black or grey shades, stitched leather on stem and lamp arms...
Rare Paul Kiss Wrought Iron Mirror Signed
Paul Kiss
Vintage 1920s French Wall Mirrors
Hand chased and hammered wall mirror with intricate chain and tassel magnificently formed in iron. Paul Kiss was a student of Edgar Brandt and the only Art Deco metal worker to rival...
Tommi Parzinger Lacquered Coffee Table
Tommi Parzinger
Vintage 1960s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Simple geometric pedestal table in persimmon lacquer with brass detail. Table rolls on four brass casters. Branded "Parzinger Originals" on underside and date stamped 6808.

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