Skip to main content

Modest Designs

5 / 5
Brooklyn, NY
THANKS!
Message
Follow
Modest Designs

Established in 20031stDibs seller since 2004

Associations

20th Century Specialists

Contact Info

Featured Pieces

Tambour Door Cabinet by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, model 959
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A chic and versatile cabinet with blond tamowood top and burnt almond walnut tambour doors on a dark mahogany case. Nice details like the razor-thin brass door pulls, and dappled var...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Walnut

Pair Edward Wormley for Dunbar Side Tables, Model 279
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Rare and sophisticated lamp tables in dark stained mahogany. The simple, architectural configuration is surprisingly contemporary for a 70 year old design. Original finish, with rect...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Janice Urnstein-Weissman, Large-Scale Oil on Canvas, 2007
By Audrey Flack 1
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Janice Urnstein-Weissman (American, b.1944), "Le Noir Kimono" from the Living Canvases series, signed lower right, artist inscription verso stretcher, slat framed, 49" H x 30" W (can...
Category

Early 2000s American Contemporary Art

Materials

Canvas

Edward Wormley, Early Pair Side Tables model 4774A
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Perfect, architectural 3-tier mahogany side tables by Edward Wormley. This simple, streamlined design typifies Wormley’s restrained modern style of the 1940s. The pair retains thei...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Jean Lurcat Printed Linen Tapestry "Le Table"
By Jean Lurçat, Corot
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large, colorful printed tapestry by famed French tapestry artist Jean Lurcat. Depicting a lush surrealist still life of a picnic table laden with lobster, fruiting branches and a lut...
Category

Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Tapestries

Materials

Linen

Carlo Scarpa Bowl for Pauly & C.
By Carlo Scarpa, Pauly & Co.
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Wonderful, elegant center bowl in gold flecked milky white Aventurina glass with black pasta di vetro piping around the rim, sitting on a sculpted round foot. In 1933, around the tim...
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Glass

Materials

Art Glass

Pair of Bender Madsen and Larsen Teak and Leather Armchairs
By Willy Beck, Ejner Larsen and Aksel Bender Madsen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Handsome teak and leather armchairs from the studio of master cabinet maker Willy Beck. Great patina and original leather. Metal labels to underside.
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Teak

Jean Mayodon Studio Art Deco Gilt and Glazed Bowl
By Jean-Leon Mayodon
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Elegant and atmospheric design by legendary French Art Deco ceramicist Jean Mayadon. Blue and white nude male and female figures riding stylized gazelles encircle the bowl, on a mott...
Category

Vintage 1930s French Pottery

Materials

Ceramic

Edward Wormley for Dunbar 3-Tier Side Table
By Edward Wormley
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Architectural Edward Wormley design in mahogany with curved bentwood drawer pull, gallery trimmed top, reverse leg taper, and leather capped feet. An interesting modern update on an ...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Petite Chip-Carved Cocktail Table, Attrib. Aldo Tura
By Aldo Tura
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Unusual and beautifully carved and constructed coffee table. The trestle base is intricately channel and chip carved, mounted with upward curving glass top secured by large brass cap...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass

Chic Pair French Lacquered Wood and Gilt Bronze Side Tables
By Guy Lefevre, Maison Jansen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Elegant pair that work equally well as end tables or nightstands. The tabletops are lacquered in a deep burgundy red, with finished mahogany secondary wood. Raised on square gilt bro...
Category

Vintage 1970s French Hollywood Regency Side Tables

Materials

Bronze

Tommi Parzinger Bar Cabinet Model 159
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Figured birch cabinet on plinth with sexy mahogany inlay racing stripe. The interior is fitted with drawers and fixed shelves. From a Parzinger decorated Bergan County, NJ interior, ...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Cabinets

Materials

Birch, Mahogany