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Tommi Parzinger Attributed Bar Cabinet
Tommi Parzinger Attributed Bar Cabinet
Tommi Parzinger
Vintage 1950s American Cabinets
Figured birch cabinet on plinth with sexy mahogany inlay racing stripe. The interior is fitted with drawers and fixed shelves. Unsigned but from a Parzinger decorated Bergan County, ...
Tommi Parzinger Nine-Drawer Dresser for Willow and Reed
Tommi Parzinger Nine-Drawer Dresser for Willow ...
Tommi Parzinger, Willow and Reed
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers
Breezy beach-house modern low chest with natural birch, brass-inlay top, rattan-wrapped feet, and Classic Parzinger brass pulls. Designed for Willow and Reed.
Pair of Brass and Leather Sling Chairs
Pair of Brass and Leather Sling Chairs
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Interesting 1970s design with leather seat suspended by straps in brass frame. Unsigned.
Vintage Alessandro Albrizzi Trestle Desk
Vintage Alessandro Albrizzi Trestle Desk
Alessandro Albrizzi
Vintage 1970s Italian 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.
Goatskin and Aluminum Center Table
Goatskin and Aluminum Center Table
John Vesey, Paul M. Jones
Vintage 1980s American Modern Center Tables
High quality 1970-1980s era table with brown parchment clad top on modernist tripod base. The form is after a John Vesey design and may be a later Paul M. Jones interpretation. Unsig...
Gilbert Rohde Paldao Secretary Display Case for Herman Miller
Gilbert Rohde Paldao Secretary Display Case for...
Herman Miller, Gilbert Rohde
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Bookcases
Bookcase with drop-front secretary desk and storage drawers in paldao wood. Glass dividers separate storage compartments, and cork-lined back. Retains Herman Miller tag. Great origin...
Just Andersen Danish Bronze Chandelier
Just Andersen Danish Bronze Chandelier
Just Andersen
Vintage 1930s Danish Chandeliers and Pendants
Elegant, solid bronze chandelier with high-quality casting and wonderful hot patina in dark and medium bronze with verdigris highlights. Classic Danish deco acanthus leaf and flower ...
Warren McArthur Desk

Warren McArthur Desk

By Warren McArthur
Warren McArthur Desk
Warren McArthur
Vintage 1930s American Desks
Black lacquered top and drawers in aluminium tube base, with aluminum handles. Original lacquer finish.
Spectacular Trompe L'Oeil Marquetry Screen by Peter Niczewski
Spectacular Trompe L'Oeil Marquetry Screen by P...
Peter Niczewski
Late 20th Century English Screens and Room Dividers
A stunning showcase of woodworking virtuosity, Niczewski used this three-panel birch screen as a canvas to create a surrealistic tableau out of wood veneer. Every letter in the newsp...
Pair of French Brushed Aluminum Tables
Vintage 1960s French Side Tables
Chic side tables of curved aluminum petals joined with large bronze hardware and plate glass top.
Finn Juhl Delegates Chair
Finn Juhl
Vintage 1950s Danish Club Chairs
Designed for the United Nations General Assembly building, the Delegates chair is one of Finn Juhl's finest. Mahogany frame with a wool upholstered seat.
Tommi Parzinger Lacquered Coffee Table
Tommi Parzinger
Vintage 1960s American 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.
Bentwood and Steel Settee by Kho Liang Li
Artifort, Kho Liang Le
Vintage 1960s French Settees
Striking and rare design by this important Dutch designer.
Mahogany and Saint Gobain Glass Cocktail Table ...
Jean Royere and Jacques Adnet
Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern End Tables
Interesting circa 1940s French modernist design employing the high/low mix strongly associated with the designs of Jacques Adnet in this period. Chunky, almost rustic slab mahogany v...
Giant Hans Hedberg Ceramic Egg Boxes
Vintage 1960s French Boxes
13" and 10" ceramic egg sculptures with glazed surfaces that mimic actual eggs. Very pop meets organic modernism. The larger one is about the biggest egg box Hedberg made. Hans Hedbe...
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...
Italian Six-Arm Chandelier
Vintage 1950s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants
Chic, architectural design in brass, glass and enameled metal. Six upright lights sit on a green metal grid that is suspended by three brass rods.
Vicke Lindstrand Ceramic Lamp for Uppsala Ekerby
Vicke Lindstrand
Vintage 1940s Swedish Table Lamps
Art Deco-style renderings of monkeys encase the body in shades of rust and tan. Signed Vicke on the base and VL on the underside.
Rare Pair of Bruno Mathsson Oak and Glass Side ...
Vintage 1950s Swedish 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...
Finn Juhl Armchair and Ottoman
Finn Juhl
Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Rare "Westermanns Kaminstol" chair in beechwood. Model number BO-59. This is an early edition, made by Bovirke. Reupholstered in a burgundy Bergamo wool.   

Paul W. Eshelman Turned Bowl

By Paul W. Eshelman
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...
Rare Paul Kiss Wrought Iron Mirror Signed
Paul Kiss
Vintage 1920s French 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...
Monumental Roger Guerin Vase with François Car...
Roger Guerin, Francois Carion
Vintage 1920s Belgian Vases
Large hand thrown pottery vase by Roger Guerin with subtle poly-chromatic glaze, with elaborate hand-chased wrought iron applique´ by Franc¸ois Carion. Signed on bottom.
Early Gilbert Rohde Console
Herman Miller, Gilbert Rohde
Vintage 1930s American Demi-lune Tables
Fantastic example of early American Modern Age design. Chromed steel base, with demilune cork and mahogany top is the epitome of jazz-age experimentation with building high style fro...

Early Dunbar Cocktail Table

By Dunbar Furniture
Early Dunbar Cocktail Table
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Vintage 1940s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
An early example of Edward Wormley's transition to modern furniture design. Mahogany frame with inset leather top. Dunbar brand to underside.
Pair of Liquid Lucite Column Table Lamps by Kar...
Karl Springer Ltd.
Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps
Two large Lucite column table lamps composed of three stacked rectangular blocks with nickel fittings and original parchment shades, circa 1970s.
Rolakan Tapestry by Barbro Nilsson
Barbro Nilsson, Märta Måås-Fjetterström
Vintage 1960s Swedish Tapestries
Signed tapestry in the Narcos (water lilies) pattern. Beautiful weaving alluding to traditional Swedish design motif. This example is larger than typical for this design (26.5" x 17....
Style of Maison Jansen Steel, Bronze and Leathe...
Maison Jansen, Lewis Mittman
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs
Chic folding chair with neoclassical styling. Leather seat and arm straps, with solid flat bar steel frame and bronze paw feet and knob handles. Produced in Italy in the style of Mai...

Hans-Agne Jakobsson Wall Mirror

By Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Hans-Agne Jakobsson Wall Mirror
Hans-Agne Jakobsson, AB Markaryd
Vintage 1950s Swedish Wall Mirrors
Rarely seen large wall mirror version of a hand mirror design. Laminated bentwood teak frame with mirrored glass and brass hanging ring. With paper label verso.
Roy Sheldon Free Edge Cocktail or Coffee Table
Roy Sheldon
Vintage 1960s American Benches
Beautiful Butternut (white walnut) example of Sheldon's Nakashima-esque natural wood creations. Signed to underside.
Tommi Parzinger Originals Lacquered Chest
Tommi Parzinger
Vintage 1940s American Cabinets
Beautiful lacquered Tommi Parzinger Originals chest, with sectioned felt-lined silverware drawer and two interior shelves.
Exceptional Wall-Mount Gilt Iron Console by Pie...
Pier Luigi Colli
Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Console Tables
Hand-chaised and gilded ironwork in a flamboyantly elegant ribbon design, with breche Violette marble-top.
Swedish Grace Period Bronze Mirror
Vintage 1930s Swedish Wall Mirrors
Bronze, Brass
Elegant 11-pane mirror with brass frame.
Abstract Modernist Carpet/Tapestry
Vintage 1950s American North and South American Rugs
Beautiful large handwoven wool carpet with intricate abstract modernist design was wall displayed in a Southern California bank for over 45 years before being deaccessioned. It is in...
Pair of French Chased Wrought Iron Sconces afte...
Paul Kiss
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces
Art Deco modernist Gothic design recalls the Statue of Liberty, with its spiked crown and raised torches. Hand-worked wrought iron two-arm sconces, with original patina and milk glas...
Early Dunbar Mahogany Coffee Table
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Vintage 1940s American 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 ...
Large Hammered Copper Vessel by Eugen Zint
Eugen Zint
Vintage 1930s German Bauhaus Vases
Minimalist hand-hammered urn by the Bauhaus-associated metal artist, circa 1930.

Two Large Matching Higgins Rondelays

By Michael and Frances Higgins
Two Large Matching Higgins Rondelays
Michael and Frances Higgins
Vintage 1950s American Screens and Room Dividers
Rare set of two five-color glass panel screens in wood frame. Great modern design in neutral brown, orange and yellow tones with bursts of blue and purple. 63 glass panels per screen...

Secessionist Table Lamp for Wiener Keramik

By Wiener Keramik Werkstätte
Secessionist Table Lamp for Wiener Keramik
Wiener Keramik Werkstätte, Berthold Löffler
Antique Early 1900s German Table Lamps
Incredible reversed-tiered torchiere table lamp with hand-painted starburst design. The underside of the tiered levels are pierced to project a light pattern downward. Bertold Loffle...
Birch and Rattan Console Table by Tommi Parzinger
Tommi Parzinger, Willow and Reed
Vintage 1960s American Console Tables
Breezy beach-house modern combining bent and rush-wrapped rattan, natural birch, white laminate top, and classic Parzinger brass pulls. Designed for Willow and Reed.
Harvey Probber Rosewood Bar Table
Harvey Probber
Vintage 1960s American 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...
Pair of Musical Instrument Lamps by Frederick W...
Frederick Weinberg
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Table or wall lamps in the shape of a guitar and lute. Paper shade with metal frame with back-lit bulb with a Picasso-like sculptural sensibility.
Triennale Floor Lamp
Vintage 1960s Italian Floor Lamps
This Classic Italian modern floor lamp has all the bells and whistles: Chromed brass frame with elegant monotone white or black or grey shades, stitched leather on stem and lamp arms...
Large Wilhelm Kage Farsta Vase
Gustavsberg, Wilhelm Kåge
Vintage 1940s Swedish 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...
Vladimir Kagan Carved Walnut Trisymmetric Occas...
Vladimir Kagan Design Group, Inc., Kagan-Dreyfuss, Inc.
Vintage 1950s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Iconic atomic design by Kagan-Dreyfuss. Elegantly articulated and proportioned table with glass top. Works as either a cocktail or an occasional table.
Early and Rare Harvey Probber Cocktail Table
Harvey Probber
Vintage 1940s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Sculptural coffee table base in black lacquered solid oak with 1" plate glass top. An important design from Probber's experimental early period, after his return from Paris in the la...
French Gilded Iron Mirror
Gilbert Poillerat
Vintage 1940s French Wall Mirrors
Elaborate wrought iron craftsmanship in the manner of Poillerat.
Large and Unique "Expo" Vase by Sven Palmqvist ...
Orrefors, Sven Palmqvist
Vintage 1950s Swedish Vases
Orrefors expo vases were all unique examples created expressly for expositions and competition, by Orrefors top artists. This example, while simple in form and color, is exceptional ...
Silver Plate Bowl by Ward Bennett
Ward Bennett
Vintage 1960s American Decorative Bowls
Handsome four-sided bowl on stand. Hallmarked "Ward Bennett Design" on underside.
Pair of Edward Wormley for Dunbar Lounge Chairs...
Edward Wormley
Vintage 1960s American Lounge Chairs
Mint condition rosewood and Mahogany frames in original, totally unworn Jack Lenor Larsen Fabric. Custom upholstered cube was made to function as an ottoman or extra seating.
Edward Wormley for Dunbar Occasional Table
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
From the 1957 Janus line, this elegant side or snack table has a burl Carpathian Elm top on dark stained mahogany tripod base. Dunbar gold metal tag to the underside.
Pair of Oak Onassis Chairs by Karl Springer
Karl Springer
Vintage 1970s American Armchairs
Original oxblood red mahogany stained chairs with complimentary red and green silk fabric seats. Wonderful mix of color and form.
Walter Charak Macassar Ebony Desk
Walter Charak, Charak Modern
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables
Brass, Macassar
Sexy one-drawer desk with extravagantly grained Macassar ebony surface on mahogany legs with brass stretchers and corner decoration. Has a raised drawer front detail, mirrored-imaged...

Laverne Lucite "Lily" Chair

By Erwine & Estelle Laverne
Laverne Lucite "Lily" Chair
Erwine & Estelle Laverne
Vintage 1960s American Lounge Chairs
Manufactured by Laverne International, USA. From the "Invisible Group" series. Original fuzzy red cushion.
Pair of Robsjohn-Gibbings beside Table Lamps
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Hansen Lighting Co.
Vintage 1950s American 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.
Polaroid Desk Lamp by Walter Dorwin Teague
Walter Dorwin Teague
Vintage 1930s American Machine Age Table Lamps
Iconic Machine Age design in aluminum, enameled metal and bakelite. Rare complete lamp with original celluloid diffuser, socket and switch, in great working condition. Paper label on...
Italian Brass and Marble Console
Vintage 1960s Italian Console Tables
Belgian Black Marble
1960s era brass console table with decorative stretchers intersecting in a centred orb. Marble top is 1" thick.
Emil Milan Studio Carved Bowls
Emil Milan
Vintage 1950s American Decorative Bowls
Three bowls available, one with a set of serving tongs. The largest bowl is a rare example in solid Brazilian rosewood, and measures over 25" long ($2500). The salad bowl with tongs ...
Handwoven Flat-Weave Carpet by Sigvard Bernadotte
Sigvard Bernadotte
Vintage 1940s Swedish Russian and Scandinavian Rugs
Neutral background with bold geometric design. "SB" insignia on bottom.
Mahogany Dining Table by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Vintage 1940s American Dining Room Tables
An early design by Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb recalls the elegant simplicity of French Moderne. Original finish has lovely color. With a 24" leaf. See separate listing for the a...
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