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Modest Designs

Established in 20031stDibs seller since 2004

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Rare Stephane Boudin for Maison Jansen Gilt Bronze and Glass Cocktail Table
By Maison Jansen, Stéphane Boudin
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Exceptionally rare Jansen design. A chic modern take on a Louis XV-style low coffee table, the shaped 1.5" thick green glass top raised on beautifully cast and thickly gilt bronze ac...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Bronze

Rare Arredoluce Model 12128 Triennale Floor Lamp
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This Classic Italian modern floor lamp has all the bells and whistles: chromed brass frame with elegant monotone white and black and grey shades; stitched leather on stem, lamp arms ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Paul M Jones Bronze and Glass Etagere
By Paul M. Jones
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Super chic four-tier solid statuary bronze shelving with 3/4" bronze glass shelves and brass detail.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Bronze

Frits Henningsen Rosewood Coffee Table
By Frits Henningsen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Handsome and exquisitely constructed 4-drawer Cuban rosewood coffee table with traditional brass drawer pulls and sabots. Lovely carved edge and deep rosewood grain.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Rosewood

Lucite Table Lamp
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Substantial block of Lucite with beautifully carved/sculptured front. New linen shade.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Lucite

Pair Josef Hoffmann 421 Chairs for J&J Kohn
By Josef Hoffmann, Jacob & Josef Kohn
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautiful pair signature Barrel Chairs by Josef Hoffmann for J&J Kohn. Bentwood construction provides ample yet elegant seat. Barrel back has wonderfully figured veneer work, with br...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Armchairs

Materials

Bentwood

Roy Sheldon Free Edge Cocktail or Coffee Table
By Roy Sheldon
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautiful Butternut (white walnut) example of Sheldon's Nakashima-esque natural wood creations. Signed to underside.
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Vintage 1960s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Nutwood

Pair of Philippe Starck Custom Stools from the Clift Hotel, San Francisco
By Philippe Starck
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mahogany stained wood, with burgundy Edelman ostrich leather seats, circa 1991. Two pairs available.
Category

1990s French Stools

Materials

Ostrich Leather

Swedish Grace Period Petite Commode
By Carl Malmsten, Axel Einar Hjorth
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Sweet three-drawer Swedish Art Deco chest with intarsia mixed wood inlay on patchwork oak and birch veneer, brass fittings.
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Vintage 1930s Swedish Art Deco Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Oak

Framed Jean Lurcat Silkscreen Tapestry
By Jean Lurçat
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Colorful silkscreen on linen tapestry in near mint condition, in original gilt wood frame. Labeled on back and numbered 126 from an edition of 300. Titled "La Pluie et Le Beau Temps."
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Tapestries

Materials

Canvas

Tommi Parzinger Originals Lacquered Chest
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautiful lacquered Tommi Parzinger Originals chest, with sectioned felt-lined silverware drawer and two interior shelves.
Category

Vintage 1940s American Cabinets

Materials

Lacquer

Vintage Poul Kjaerholm Nesting Tables
By Poul Kjærholm
Located in Brooklyn, NY
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.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Nesting Tables and Stacking Tables

Materials

Acrylic

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