Modest Designs

Hudson, NY
Modest Designs

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Tommi Parzinger
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Vintage 1970-1979 United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Glass
Massively scaled 1970s update of a 1940s design in solid brass with nickeled and enabled brass elements and frosted glass diffuser. The 36" diameter crown is suspended by four r...
Paul McCobb
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Armchairs
Classic and somewhat rare pair of armchairs in walnut with original peach silk upholstery. Great lines and nicely proportioned.
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Vintage 1960-1969 France Side Tables
Chic side tables of curved aluminum petals joined with large bronze hardware and plate glass top.
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
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Vintage 1960-1969 Greece Slipper Chairs
Greek walnut and leather strapped side chair with graceful curving back and exaggerated sabre legs. A modern interpretation of seating depicted on ancient pottery. With metal label a...
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Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Armchairs
White lacquered arm chairs with brown patent leather cushions. Available in pairs.
Jacob and Josef Kohn, Gustav Siegel
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Early 20th Century Austria Armchairs
Beech, Brass
Elegant bent beechwood frame with brass feet is the epitome of Secessionist refinement.
Sigvard Bernadotte
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Vintage 1940-1949 Sweden Russian and Scandinavian Rugs
Wool
Neutral background with bold geometric design. "SB" insignia on bottom.
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Early 20th Century Vases
Bronze
Beautiful proportions and rich original patina distinguish this simple urn form with stylized Art Deco petal design on rim.
Paavo Tynell, Taito Oy
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Vintage 1930-1939 Finland Table Lamps
Early Paavo Tynell task lamp. Stamped "Taito" to underside.
Skultuna, Pierre Forssell
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Vintage 1960-1969 Sweden Candle Holders
Weighted brass pendulum candlesticks hang from brass mounts. For Skultuna, Sweden.
Shozo Nagano
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Vintage 1970-1979 United States 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...
Samuel Marx
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Benches
Elegant white lacquered bench with saber legs, and peach silk upholstery. From the Ruth K. March estate, Los Angeles. Documented.

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