Modest Designs

Hudson, NY
Modest Designs

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Gilbert Poillerat
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Vintage 1940-1949 France Wall Mirrors
Elaborate wrought iron craftsmanship in the manner Poillerat.
André Arbus
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Vintage 1930-1939 France Floor Lamps
French standing lamp with tapered octagonal carved sycamore stem on solid cast bronze tripod base with stylized bronze fittings, circa 1930s.
Philippe Starck
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Vintage 1980-1989 United States Tapestries
These large silkscreens on cotton canvas of Vermeers "Lacemaker" are preproduction samples in three different colorways, They were produced as studies for the iconic bedroo...
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Vintage 1970-1979 United States Beds and Bed Frames
Fabulous four-poster queen bed frame in steel with bronze elements. From a Bergen County, New Jersey estate decorated over multiple decades by Tommi Parzinger, this bed was purported...
Paul McCobb
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Stools
Classic McCobb design in all-original condition.
Archimede Seguso
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Vintage 1950-1959 Italy Table Lamps
Impressive handblown ribbed urn vase lamp bases with gold aventurine feather handles, on brass and steel base. The glass was blown for lamp bases and are not drilled. They measure 20...
Frances Simches
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Vintage 1960-1969 United States Pottery
Rare vase by important NY ceramists. Frances Simches was an innovator in the studio ceramic movement, building her pots like pieces of architecture. This large example from the 1960s...
Tommi Parzinger
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Vintage 1970-1979 United States Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Glass
Massively scaled 1970s update of a 1940s design in solid brass with nickeled and enameled brass elements and frosted glass diffuser. The 36 inch diameter crown is suspended by four r...
Paul McCobb
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Armchairs
Classic and somewhat rare pair of armchairs in walnut with original peach silk upholstery. Great lines and nicely proportioned.
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Vintage 1960-1969 France Side Tables
Chic side tables of curved aluminum petals joined with large bronze hardware and plate glass top.
Sigvard Bernadotte
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Vintage 1940-1949 Sweden Russian and Scandinavian Rugs
Wool
Neutral background with bold geometric design. "SB" insignia on bottom.
Jacob and Josef Kohn, Gustav Siegel
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Early 20th Century Austria Armchairs
Beech, Brass
Elegant bent beechwood frame with brass feet is the epitome of Secessionist refinement.

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