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Rare Jacques Borker Rug
Rare Jacques Borker Rug
Jacques Borker
Vintage 1950s French Western European Rugs
Beautiful, intricately designed medium pile wool carpet by one of the most important and influential textile designers of the 20th century. Not as well-known at Jean Lurcat, but cons...
Two Early Chiavari

Two Early Chiavari

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Two Early Chiavari
Vintage 1930s Italian Side Chairs
Carved and ebonized fruitwood chairs with beautiful, original cane seat. Old paper label to underside.
Pair of Roger Fatus Table Lamps for Disderot
Pair of Roger Fatus Table Lamps for Disderot
Disderot, Roger Fatus
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Chic French design is an early example of mod minimalism. Solid bronze base and stem with mirror gun metal patina. Employs pull chain and upright glass diffuser. Very high quality co...
Finn Juhl Delegates Chair
Finn Juhl Delegates Chair
Finn Juhl
Vintage 1950s Danish Club Chairs
Designed for the United Nations General Assembly building, the Delegates chair is one of Finn Juhl's finest. Mahogany frame with a wool upholstered seat.
Set of Six Painted Metal and Cane Chiavari
Vintage 1940s Italian Side Chairs
Graceful neoclassical Italian lacquered metal and brass chairs with hand-caned seats.
Karl Springer Lucite and Brass Floor Lamp
Karl Springer
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Tall incised Lucite column on heavy brass base with brass cap and double socket cluster.
Warren McArthur Desk
Warren McArthur
Vintage 1930s American Desks
Black lacquered top and drawers in aluminium tube base, with aluminum handles. Original lacquer finish.
Shozo Nagano Sculpture Painting
Shozo Nagano
Vintage 1970s American Decorative Art
Acrylic-painted stretched canvas over an elaborate wood frame. Japanese born, New York based Nagano developed his sculpture painting style in the late 60s, to critical acclaim, and d...
Scandinavian Flat-Weave Rug or Tapestry
Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Tapestries
Wool rolakan of five stylized horses and wild-flowers in neutral tones. Attributed to a Finnish designer. Weavers initials on the bottom right corner.
Handsome Pair of Italian Marble Lamps
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Sculptural pair of carved marble lamps. "Made in Italy" etched on bottom.
Vintage Poul Kjaerholm Nesting Tables
Poul Kjaerholm
Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Nesting Tables and Stacking Tables
Poul Kjaerholm PK 71 nesting tables, set of three, for E. Kold Christensen, Denmark, circa 1957, matte chrome-plated steel, with white acrylic tops, measures 11 W x 11 D x 11 H inches.
Pair of T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb Ch...
Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Pair of Classic T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb three-drawer cabinets in beautiful original finish dark walnut, with brass legs, and raffia cane wrapped handles. Signed with rem...

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