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Just Andersen Danish Bronze Chandelier
Just Andersen Danish Bronze Chandelier
Just Andersen
Vintage 1930s Danish Chandeliers and Pendants
Elegant, solid bronze chandelier with high-quality casting and wonderful hot patina in dark and medium bronze with verdigris highlights. Classic Danish deco acanthus leaf and flower ...
Vicke Lindstrand Ceramic Lamp for Uppsala Ekerby
Vicke Lindstrand Ceramic Lamp for Uppsala Ekerby
Vicke Lindstrand
Vintage 1940s Swedish Table Lamps
Ceramic
Art Deco-style renderings of monkeys encase the body in shades of rust and tan. Signed Vicke on the base and VL on the underside.
Emil Milan Studio Carved Bowls
Emil Milan Studio Carved Bowls
Emil Milan
Vintage 1950s American Decorative Bowls
Rosewood
Three bowls available, one with a set of serving tongs. The largest bowl is a rare example in solid Brazilian rosewood, and measures over 25" long ($2500). The salad bowl with tongs ...
Rare Pair of Bruno Mathsson Oak and Glass Side Tables
Rare Pair of Bruno Mathsson Oak and Glass Side ...
Vintage 1950s Swedish End Tables
Custom two-tier oak dowel tables with 1/2 inch textured glass shelves. The simple designs belies marvelous construction technique such as invisible inset shelf supports, and each gla...
Handwoven Flat-Weave Carpet by Sigvard Bernadotte
Sigvard Bernadotte
Vintage 1940s Swedish Russian and Scandinavian Rugs
Wool
Neutral background with bold geometric design. "SB" insignia on bottom.
Finn Juhl Armchair and Ottoman
Finn Juhl
Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Rare "Westermanns Kaminstol" chair in beechwood. Model number BO-59. This is an early edition, made by Bovirke. Reupholstered in a burgundy Bergamo wool.   
Mahogany Dining Table by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Vintage 1940s American Dining Room Tables
An early design by Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb recalls the elegant simplicity of French Moderne. Original finish has lovely color. With a 24" leaf. See separate listing for the a...
Pair of Marcel Breuer Wassily Chairs
Marcel Breuer
Vintage 1960s Italian Bauhaus Chairs
Vintage example of this archetypal Bauhaus design, with soulfully worn-in cognac saddle leather on a chromed steel frame, circa 1960s.
Pair of Paolo Buffa Club Chairs
Vintage 1940s Italian Lounge Chairs
Exaggerated wingback lounge chair with sharp tailoring and generous proportions, on tapered walnut legs and upholstered in a light gray felt wool.
Swedish Grace Period Bronze Mirror
Vintage 1930s Swedish Wall Mirrors
Bronze, Brass
Elegant 11-pane mirror with brass frame.
Abstract Modernist Carpet/Tapestry
Vintage 1950s American North and South American Rugs
Beautiful large handwoven wool carpet with intricate abstract modernist design was wall displayed in a Southern California bank for over 45 years before being deaccessioned. It is in...
Early Dunbar Mahogany Coffee Table
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Vintage 1940s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Simple early modern design by Edward Wormley for Dunbar distinguishes itself my its great proportions, chunky geometric shape, and wonderful dappled mahogany veneer. Original finish ...

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