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Modest Designs

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Osvaldo Borsani
Vintage 1950-1959 Italy Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Rare mahogany and steel coffee table. Three legs and three drawers. Beautiful construction throughout.
William Spratling
Vintage 1960-1969 Mexico Boxes
Beautiful handmade container in the shape of an articulating silver fish. Incredible craftsmanship; wonderful example of Spratling's Mexican Modern design sensibility. This design wa...
Maison Barbier
Vintage 1960-1969 France 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.
Robin Day
Vintage 1950-1959 England Armchairs
Beautiful, organic design in a dappled tiger mahogany with copper rivets. Graceful carving in the arms. Original finish and new upholstery. Very rare chair handmade in limited quanti...
Romeo Gega
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Dining Room Tables
Center or dining table composed of a chic mix of polished brass, chromed steel and 8” D solid Lucite, with a 1” thick plate glass top, circa 1970.
Carl Malmsten
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Dressers
Oak
Handsome solid oak three-drawer chests with a bevel-edge drawer and Art Deco influenced drawer pulls. Incredible original condition. Widdicomb metal tag and illustrated in the 1938 c...
Pepe Mendoza Pulls
$1,200 / item
Pepe Mendoza
Vintage 1950-1959 Mexico Mounted Objects
Mid-century Pepe Mendoza drawer pulls in brass with ceramic inlay. The larger is signed with impressed manufacturer's mark [Mendoza Hecho en Mexico]. Three pieces total.
Warren McArthur
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Desks
Black lacquered top and drawers in aluminium tube base, with aluminum handles. Original lacquer finish.
Arne Vodder, Sibast Furniture
Vintage 1950-1959 Denmark Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Handsome pair of four-drawer teak dressers with curved teak-veneer plywood pulls. With "George Tanier Selection" stamp to back of each commode.
Gustavsberg, Wilhelm Kåge
Vintage 1940-1949 Sweden Ceramics
Rustic one-of-a-kind, hand thrown stoneware pottery centerpiece bowl vase with lovely etched design. For Gustavsberg. Signed, with studio insignia, date letter, and stamped Farsta fi...
Rude Osolnik
Vintage 1970-1979 Swivel Chairs
Great example of early 1970s studio woodwork with sculptural three-sided carved cherry seat with leather(ette?) upholstery and brass tack border. Seat swivels on a sculpted and chise...
Enzo Missoni
Late 20th Century France Table Lamps
Black ceramic base encased in a solid bronze organic form. Rewired with US socket.

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