Modest Designs

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Modest Designs

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Gio Ponti, Richard Ginori
Vintage 1920-1929 Italy Table Lamps
Fantastic pottery lamp with hand-painted opt-art gridded base with swan-form handles. The vase form is pictured in a 1928 issue of Art et Decor featuring Gio Ponti's designs for the ...
Vintage 1930-1939 Italy Table Mirrors
Red filigree glass frame with bronze mounts and original mirror. Stamped "Venini Murano" and "Made in Italy" on the backplate. This mirror is included in the Veni...
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Simple early modern design by Edward Wormley for Dunbar distinguishes itself my its great proportions, chunky geometric shape, and wonderful dappled mahogany veneer. Original finish ...
Paul Kiss
Vintage 1920-1929 France Wall Mirrors
Hand chased and hammered wall mirror with intricate chain and tassel magnificently formed in iron. Paul Kiss was a student of Edgar Brandt and the only Art Deco metal worker to rival...
Sigvard Bernadotte
Vintage 1940-1949 Sweden Russian and Scandinavian Rugs
Neutral background with bold geometric design. "SB" insignia on bottom.
Carl Auböck
Vintage 1950-1959 Austria Tea Sets
Graceful design in copper, brass and wrapped cane. Includes coffee pot, cream and sugar servers and serving tray. Signed.
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Simple but elegant two-tier walnut end tables in original Coronado finish. Widdicomb labels to both tables.
Ludvig Pontoppidan
Vintage 1960-1969 Denmark Serving Tables
Handsome two-tier cart with simple lines and black laminate serving service.
Pierre Giraudon
Vintage 1960-1969 France Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Yellow fractal resin lamp with architectural bronze stand and mounts and double cluster socket. Resin 1s 18" high, 6" diameter.
Tommi Parzinger
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Cabinets
Versatile and elegant small chest with Greek-key inlay on door fronts, incised brass latch front with key and two adjustable shelves. Perfect as a dry bar, entry table, TV Stand, or ...
Vintage 1950-1959 Sweden End Tables
Custom two-tier oak dowel tables with 1/2 inch textured glass shelves. The simple designs belies marvelous construction technique such as invisible inset shelf supports, and each gla...
Harvey Probber
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Lounge Chairs
Deep and wide lounge chairs with thick down-filled cushions and down padded arms, on inset floating mahogany legs. Great period look and excellent construction. Harvey Probber label ...

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