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Pair of Dunbar Three-Tier Walnut End Tables
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Mid-Century Modern End Tables
Walnut
Early Edward Wormley modern design is one of his most elegant and versatile. Simple architectural lines are visually interesting and effortlessly blend into any interior.
Paul M Jones Bronze and Glass Etagere
Paul M. Jones
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Shelves
Super chic four-tier solid statuary bronze shelving with 3/4" bronze glass shelves and brass detail.
Pair of Edmond Spence Mexican 'Yucatan" chairs
Edmond J. Spence
Vintage 1950-1959 Mexico Chairs
Solid mahogany frame with original hand-rolled grass rushing. American designed, Mexican made chairs incorporated a lavish, exotic south-American Fantasia for the American market
Gio Ponti Lamp for Ginori
Gio Ponti, Richard Ginori
Vintage 1920-1929 Italy Table Lamps
Fantastic pottery lamp with hand-painted opt-art gridded base with swan-form handles. The vase form is pictured in a 1928 issue of Art et Decor featuring Gio Ponti's designs for the ...
Josef Hoffmann Parlor Set for J and J Kohn
Jacob and Josef Kohn, Josef Hoffmann
Vintage 1910-1919 Austria Vienna Secession Armchairs
Early example of the model 728. Beech bentwood retains its original finish. Early "JJ Kohn" paper label to each, dates these to pre-1912. Original leather seats with beauti...
Pair of Dunbar Occasional Chairs
Edward Wormley
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Armchairs
Rosewood, Walnut
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 ...
Enzo Mari Lucite Sculptures
Enzo Mari
Vintage 1950-1959 Italy Abstract Sculptures
Lucite
Three Lucite cubes each with a floating steel inclusion, from the Progressione di Tre series. For Danese.
American Studio Craft Console by Robert Whitley
Robert Whitley
Vintage 1970-1979 United States American Craftsman Console Tables
Solid black walnut writing or console table with masterfully carved animal-like sculpted legs, circa 1970. Peg constructed with decorative exposed mortise, the table retains its orig...
French Gilded Iron Mirror
Gilbert Poillerat
Vintage 1940-1949 France Wall Mirrors
Elaborate wrought iron craftsmanship in the manner of Poillerat.
Tommi Parzinger Chest and Shelves
Tommi Parzinger
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Shelves
Beautiful lacquered Tommi Parzinger Originals chest and trapezoidal shelves. Shelving case is removable and main chest is lacquered on the top.
Massive Joel Edwards Studio Vessel
Joel Edwards
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Ceramics
Enormous 21.75" three-necked vessel with applique relief assemblage on four sides, by important Southern California ceramicist.. Beautiful mottled earth-tone glaze. Over 40 hand...
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.

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