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Harvey Probber
Vintage 1960-1969 United States 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...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Sideboards
Simple Classic McCobb maple cabinet with sliding grasscloth covered doors on splayed tapered legs. Interior is a function mix of drawers and shelves. Original tobacco brown finish. F...
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Benches
Sleek, modern Universal Style bench in chromed and enameled steel with leather upholstery. Design by Kelly, Littell, al katavolos
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...
Tommi Parzinger, Charak Modern
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Desks and Writing Tables
Sexy one drawer desk with extravagantly grained Macassar ebony surface on mahogany legs and brass stretchers and corner decoration. With raised drawer front detail , mirrored-imaged...
Vintage 1970-1979 United States Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Interesting 1970s design with leather seat suspended by straps in brass frame. Unsigned.
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.
Gio Ponti
Vintage 1920-1929 Italy Ceramics
Fantastic example Gio Ponti's early work for Ginori ceramics. Winged angels outlined on a striped chiaroscuro background, rendered in a stark and dramatic black and white. Interestin...
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
Georg Jensen, Harald Nielsen
Vintage 1940-1949 Denmark Vases
Wonderful Art Moderne design by one of Jensen's master silversmiths. Stamp dates this to 1945-1950 production. Initialed HN, with Jensen and sterling hallmarks.
Aldo Tura
Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Serving Bowls
Whimsical nut bowl as sculpture. Green velum wrapped mahogany bowl with 24-karat gold gilded brass stem and nutcracker with carved walnut finial.
Carl Auböck
Vintage 1950-1959 Austria Barware
Handsome bar accessory in near mint condition. Bucket and tongs both stamped "Aubock Austria".

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