Modest Designs

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Modest Designs

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Klaus Grabe
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Chaise Longues
Clever plywood and nylon webbing chaise has adjustable arms and seat pitch with lovely peg construction.
Warren McArthur
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Desks
Black lacquered top and drawers in aluminium tube base, with aluminum handles. Original lacquer finish.
Tommi Parzinger
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Simple geometric pedestal table in persimmon lacquer with brass detail. Table rolls on four brass casters. Branded "Parzinger Originals" on underside and date stamped 6808.
Vintage 1940-1949 Italy Side Chairs
Graceful neoclassical Italian lacquered metal and brass chairs with hand-caned seats.
Alessandro Albrizzi
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Desks and Writing Tables
Aluminum, Chrome
Example of the Classic Albrizzi trestle desk in polished aluminium and mirrored chrome finish, circa 1970. Three dovetailed drawers with inset pulls raised on sawhorse legs. Unsigned.
Hansen Lighting Co., T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Pair of small slate grey marble table or bedside lamps with brass fittings. Measures: Marble height is 6.5 inches.
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...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Sideboards
Simple Classic McCobb maple cabinet with sliding grasscloth covered doors on splayed tapered legs. Interior is a function mix of drawers and shelves. Original tobacco brown finish. F...
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Benches
Sleek, modern Universal Style bench in chromed and enameled steel with leather upholstery. Design by Kelly, Littell, al katavolos
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...
Tommi Parzinger, Charak Modern
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Desks and Writing Tables
Sexy one drawer desk with extravagantly grained Macassar ebony surface on mahogany legs and brass stretchers and corner decoration. With raised drawer front detail , mirrored-imaged...
Vintage 1970-1979 United States Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Interesting 1970s design with leather seat suspended by straps in brass frame. Unsigned.

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