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New York City Long Bench by Laverne International
New York City Long Bench by Laverne International
Vintage 1950s American Benches
Sleek, modern Universal Style bench in chromed and enameled steel with leather upholstery. Design by Kelly, Littell, al katavolos.
Gabriella Crespi Brass Picture Frame, Signed
Gabriella Crespi Brass Picture Frame, Signed
Gabriella Crespi
Vintage 1970s Picture Frames
Small, handsome brass frame from the illustrious Italian designer. Signed.
Josef Hoffmann Parlor Set for J and J Kohn
Josef Hoffmann Parlor Set for J and J Kohn
Jacob and Josef Kohn, Josef Hoffmann
Vintage 1910s Austrian 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...
Fireplace Set Attributed to Danny Alessandro
Fireplace Set Attributed to Danny Alessandro
Danny Alessandro
Vintage 1970s American Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots
Fireplace set comprised of chrome fire tools with black enameled handles on 4" thick solid Lucite base, chrome log holder with black leather sling and pair of steel andirons.
Gio Ponti Designed Vase for Paolo De Poli
Gio Ponti, Paolo De Poli
Vintage 1950s Italian Vases
Battuto hand-hammered copper conical vessel enameled in mottled colors. Stamped and signed to the underside with an old Gumps paper label.
John Vesey Coffee Table
John Vesey
Vintage 1950s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Rare cocktail table from John Vesey's famous 1958 collection. Polished aluminum spokes connecting to a central nut, with original octagonal glass top. Model V-59 in the John Vesey ca...
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 ...
Surrealist Ceramic Box by Garouste and Bonetti
Garouste and Bonetti
1990s French Decorative Boxes
France, rare gilt and painted faience porcelain lidded vessel by the celebrated design duo, circa 1995.
Robert Venturi & Denise Scott Brown "Sheraton C...
Knoll, Robert Venturi
Vintage 1980s American Slipper Chairs
American, black laminate on wood substrate with decal decoration and yellow wool seat cushion, for Knoll Furniture, circa 1984. This witty play on classical form is one of the icons ...
Tommi Parzinger Lacquered Coffee Table
Tommi Parzinger
Vintage 1960s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Simple geometric pedestal table in persimmon lacquer with brass detail. Table rolls on four brass casters. Branded "Parzinger Originals" on underside and date stamped 6808.
Set of Four Chairs by Ejvind A. Johansson for F...
Ejvind A. Johansson
Vintage 1950s Side Chairs
Four ebonized wood side chairs with bentwood cutout back. Stamped to underside.
Carl Harry Stalhane Studio Pottery Vase
Carl-Harry Stålhane, Unknown
Vintage 1950s Swedish Vases
Fantastic modernist saucer shape vase in matte grey glaze. Hand-thrown one of a kind vase by master potter Carl Harry Stalhane, head designer for Rorstrand pottery. Signed and dated ...

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