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Early Napoleone Martinuzzi Table Lamp
Zecchin Martinuzzi, Napoleone Martinuzzi
Vintage 1930-1939 Italy Table Lamps
Rare and extraordinary table lamp. Twisted stem on dome base. Irridescent pink incamiciato glass with white applied "pasta" decoration and gold leaf inclusions. Vintage gla...
Paul Frankl Mahogany Console Table
Paul Frankl
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Console Tables
One of Frankl's most elegant designs. A totally modern take on chinoiserie motifs, this table incorporates sharply sabred legs and ribbed center pedestal. We are happy to offer this ...
Two Bronze Occasional Tables by Paul M. Jones
Paul M. Jones
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Side Tables
Chic high quality tables in solid flat bar statuary bronze with 3/4" bronze glass top. Can be purchased separately. Smaller table is 17" H x 18" x 18".
Steel and Leather Box by Gabriella Crespi
Gabriella Crespi
Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Decorative Boxes
Chic leather box with steel accents. Top slides to reveal interior. Signed.
Harvey Probber Rosewood Bar Table
Harvey Probber
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Sofa Tables
Chic compact bar cabinet, sized to function as a pedestal side table. Highly figured rosewood veneer on both the inside and all outer surfaces, with carved mahogany handles and pli...
Boris Tabacoff Armchair
Boris Tabacoff
Vintage 1960-1969 France Armchairs
Spage age chromed steel and cream skai upholstered chair. As comfortable as it is chic.
Rare Custom Robsjohn-Gibbings Wastebasket
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Home Accents
Fully documented walnut wastepaper basket with two brass ring handles from a 1938 custom interior by Robsjohn-Gibbings. This is part of a library suite we acquired directly from the ...
Josef Hoffmann Parlor Set for J and J Kohn
Jacob and Josef Kohn, Josef Hoffmann
Vintage 1910-1919 Austria 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...
French Pottery Table Lamp by Pichon
Pichon a Uzes
Vintage 1960-1969 France Table Lamps
Rustic modern lamp with modernist sgraffito design. Thin profile. An unusual studio piece by the famous French Riviera ceramic house. Signed to underside.
Two Tapio Wirkkala Glass Vases
Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala
Vintage 1950-1959 Finland Vases
A larger and smaller mold blown, cased, sand-blasted and polished pair of green glass art vases, each retaining decal manufacturer's label to side and with etched signature to unders...
Venetian Glass Sculpture by Artist Attilio Polato
Livio Seguso
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Abstract Sculptures
Postmodernist pop sculpture of a Minimalist green cactus on clear glass stand, circa 1970. One of a series of artist designed sculptures produced in the studio of Livio Seguso Vetri ...
Pair of Walnut End Tables by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibb...
Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Classic Gibbings two-tier tables with inverse tapered dowel legs. Perfect proportions with through-dowel detail are an early expression of Gibbing's simplified modern elegance. With ...

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