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Set of Four Rare Dining Chairs by Martin Eisler and Carlo Hauner for Forma
By Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler, Forma Brazil
Located in Hudson, NY
Brazil, circa 1956, delicately carved hardwood frame with hand caned seat. Remnant early Forma Moveis S/A label and Brazilian import stickers to underside.
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Vintage 1950s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Cane, Bubinga

Rare Poul Kjaerholm PK59 Oak-topped Coffee Table
By Poul Kjærholm, E. Kold Christensen
Located in Hudson, NY
Matte chrome-plated steel frame with figured oak veneer top, circa 1957. Stamped for E. Kold Christensen, Denmark to underside stretcher. The PK-59 table has been out of production f...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Oak

Edward Wormley for Dunbar Occasional Table with Tray
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Hudson, NY
From the 1957 Janus line, this elegant side or snack table has a burl Carpathian elm top on dark stained mahogany tripod base. Dunbar gold metal tag to the underside. Tray is 18" ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Materials

Elm

Minimalist Side Chair in the Manner of Donald Judd
By Donald Judd
Located in Hudson, NY
Simple architectural lines in solid Douglas fir belies refined detailing and construction, such as subtle carved edge-shaping in the seat and backrest, circa 1980s. Unmarked.
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Vintage 1980s American Side Chairs

Materials

Oak

Pair of Musical Instrument Lamps by Frederick Weinberg
Located in Hudson, NY
Table or wall lamps in the shape of a guitar and lute. Paper shade with metal frame with back-lit bulb with a Picasso-like sculptural sensibility.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Parchment Paper

Pair of Large Italian Pottery Lamps
Located in Hudson, NY
Bottle-form pottery bases with hand-incised and decorated surface. A sgriffato grid is overlaid with multicolor dots, creating an earthy yet almost mathematical landscape. Shades not...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Italian Six-Arm Chandelier
By Stilnovo
Located in Hudson, NY
Chic, architectural design in brass, glass and enameled metal. Six upright lights sit on a green metal grid that is suspended by three brass rods.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Pair of Rosewood and Aluminum Sidetables by Luxus
Located in Hudson, NY
Pair of side tables designed by Osten and Uno Kristiansson for Luxus of Sweden.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Aluminum

Enzo Mari Lucite Sculpture
By Enzo Mari
Located in Hudson, NY
Lucite cube with internal red sphere.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Lucite

Pair Kaare Klint 306 Lamps for Le Klint
By Kaare Klint, Le Klint
Located in Hudson, NY
Brushed brass, faux leather wrapped handle, original pleated shade. Designed in the 1940s, this vintage pair is likely from the 1960s. The sculptural ingeniously transforms from tabl...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Organic Modern Chaise by Klaus Grabe 'Attributed'
By Klaus Grabe
Located in Hudson, NY
Clever plywood and nylon webbing chaise has adjustable arms and seat pitch with lovely peg construction.
Category

Vintage 1940s American Chaise Longues

Materials

Plywood

White Oak and Black Walnut Low Shelf by Robert Whitley
By Robert Whitley
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautiful studio case piece by New Hope craftsman Robert Whitley. Solid oak case with fixed shelf and sharp beveled edge, with highly figured and expertly carved black walnut drawers...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Shelves

Materials

Oak

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