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Pair Dunbar Janus End Tables with Tiffany Tiles
Pair Dunbar Janus End Tables with Tiffany Tiles
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Rare pair of walnut side tables, model # 5831, with inlaid Tiffany favrile glass tiles, from Edward Wormley's celebrated Arts & Crafts influenced Janus Collection of 1957.
Fantoni Lamp
Fantoni Lamp
Marcello Fantoni
Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps
Lovely hand-painted vase-lamp depicting the three Graces in a distinctly modernist style. The bulb projects upward, creating ambient light, like a torchiere. This was designed as a l...
Rare Early Ceramic Lamp by Ugo Zaccagnini
Rare Early Ceramic Lamp by Ugo Zaccagnini
Vintage 1940s Italian Table Lamps
Oxblood red glaze base with applied white piping in a modernist abstract design. Full signature indicates this was a hand thrown handmade example done in a very small edition or poss...
Aldo Tura Nut Bowl with Nutcracker
Aldo Tura Nut Bowl with Nutcracker
Aldo Tura
Vintage 1960s Italian 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.
Pair of Barbier Nickel and Travertine Table Lamps
Maison Barbier
Vintage 1960s French Table Lamps
Flattened travertine orb on cylindrical travertine pedestal with solid nickel hardware. Lamps are 13 in. to top of socket, 10 in. to top of marble.
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
Vintage 1970s Picture Frames
Small, handsome brass frame from the illustrious Italian designer. Signed.
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
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 ...

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