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Paul McCobb Planner Group Dining Set
Paul McCobb Planner Group Dining Set
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Sets
Handsome solid maple dining table with two leaves and six spindleback chairs made for the Winchendon Furniture Company. The table without leaves is 60”, and expands to a total of 84”...
Italian Mahogany Headboard with Side Tables by Singer and Sons
Italian Mahogany Headboard with Side Tables by ...
M. Singer & Sons
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames
Butterfly-form mahogany headboard with cantelievered floating bedside stands that can be installed to accommodate either a queen or king-size mattress. Designer unknown, but Singer a...
Rare Gilbert Rohde Art Deco Dresser
Rare Gilbert Rohde Art Deco Dresser
Gilbert Rohde
Vintage 1930s American Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Very early Gilbert Rohde tall chest showcases the streamlined glamour of American Art Deco. White Holly cabinet inlaid with black walnut, bakelite handles and chromed tube metal base...
Enormous Gabriella Crespi Bark and Chrome Center Bowl
Enormous Gabriella Crespi Bark and Chrome Cente...
Gabriella Crespi
Vintage 1970s Italian Decorative Bowls
Wonderful mix of organic and space age materials. Raw cork gives a rough-hewn texture to the bowl exterior, which is rimmed with a sleek chromed brass lip. Rim bears incised maker's ...
Rare Vicke Lindstand Vase for Orrefors
Vicke Lindstrand
Vintage 1930s Swedish Art Deco Vases
Large 13" vase with stylized image of a rider dismounting from his horse. This is an early and influencial modernist design from Lindstrand, included in the 1990 museum retrospective...
Louis Majorelle Macassar Ebony Sideboard, Signed
Louis Majorelle
Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Sideboards
Macassar, Bronze, Mahogany, Abalone, Ebony
Magnificantly crafted cabinet of bookmatched Macassar ebony veneer, cast bronze hardware, carved mahogany secondary wood, and an intricate Macassar marquetry patchwork with inset aba...
Early Robsjohn-Gibbings Klismos Chair for Saridis
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Vintage 1960s Greek Slipper Chairs
Greek walnut and leather strapped side chair with graceful curving back and exaggerated sabre legs. A modern interpretation of seating depicted on ancient pottery. With metal label a...
Paul W. Eshelman Turned Bowl
Paul W. Eshelman
Vintage 1950s American Decorative Bowls
Large teak lathe turned bowl by studio Craft legend Paul Eshelman. Eshelman was part of the first generation studio woodworkers who sought to find artistic expression in simple, util...
Pair of Ernst Schwadron Club Chairs
Ernst Schwadron
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Club Chairs
Classic Schwadron lounge chairs with carved walnut legs in a vintage striped cotton velvet.
Set of Six Painted Metal and Cane Chiavari
Vintage 1940s Italian Side Chairs
Graceful neoclassical Italian lacquered metal and brass chairs with hand-caned seats.
Set of Four Chairs by Ejvind A. Johansson for F...
Ejvind A. Johansson
Vintage 1950s Side Chairs
Four ebonized wood side chairs with bentwood cutout back. Stamped to underside.
Pedro Friedeberg Gilded Candelabrum and Chandelier
Pedro Friedeberg
Vintage 1960s Candle Holders
Rare early work consists of hand-carved and gilded five stem candelabrum in the form of surrealistically joined hands and feet. Can be hung via the moon stem or used on the table. Si...

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