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Finn Juhl Delegates Chair
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.
Set of Six Painted Metal and Cane Chiavari
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.
Karl Springer Lucite and Brass Floor Lamp
Karl Springer Lucite and Brass Floor Lamp
Karl Springer
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Tall incised Lucite column on heavy brass base with brass cap and double socket cluster.
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.
Shozo Nagano Sculpture Painting
Shozo Nagano Sculpture Painting
Shozo Nagano
Vintage 1970s American Decorative Art
Acrylic-painted stretched canvas over an elaborate wood frame. Japanese born, New York based Nagano developed his sculpture painting style in the late 60s, to critical acclaim, and d...
Scandinavian Flat-Weave Rug or Tapestry
Scandinavian Flat-Weave Rug or Tapestry
Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Tapestries
Wool rolakan of five stylized horses and wild-flowers in neutral tones. Attributed to a Finnish designer. Weavers initials on the bottom right corner.
Handsome Pair of Italian Marble Lamps
Handsome Pair of Italian Marble Lamps
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Sculptural pair of carved marble lamps. "Made in Italy" etched on bottom.
Vintage Poul Kjaerholm Nesting Tables
Vintage Poul Kjaerholm Nesting Tables
Poul Kjaerholm
Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Nesting Tables and Stacking Tables
Poul Kjaerholm PK 71 nesting tables, set of three, for E. Kold Christensen, Denmark, circa 1957, matte chrome-plated steel, with white acrylic tops, measures 11 W x 11 D x 11 H inches.
Pair of T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb Chest of Drawers
Pair of T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb Ch...
Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Pair of Classic T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb three-drawer cabinets in beautiful original finish dark walnut, with brass legs, and raffia cane wrapped handles. Signed with rem...
Early Robsjohn-Gibbings Klismos Chair for Saridis
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...
Nickeled Brass and Lucite Barcart by Treitel Gratz
Nickeled Brass and Lucite Barcart by Treitel Gratz
Treitel Gratz
Vintage 1940s American Carts and Bar Carts
Super high-quality nickeled flatbar brass bar cart, on chrome casters, with Lucite handles. Bottom shelf functions as a serving tray. Made by legendary metal shop, Treitel Gratz, kno...
Massive Joel Edwards Studio Vessel
Massive Joel Edwards Studio Vessel
Joel Edwards
Vintage 1960s American Ceramics
Enormous 21.75" three-necked vessel with applique relief assemblage on four sides, by important Southern California ceramicist.. Beautiful mottled earth-tone glaze. Over 40 hand etch...
Frits Henningsen Rosewood Coffee Table
Frits Henningsen
Vintage 1950s Danish Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Handsome and exquisitely constructed 4-drawer Cuban rosewood coffee table with traditional brass drawer pulls and sabots. Lovely carved edge and deep rosewood grain.
Pair of Hoganas Keramik Studio Table Lamps
Höganäs Keramik
Vintage 1950s Swedish Table Lamps
Wonderful Japonais decoration of butterfly, lilies and dragonflies. Hand incised and painted pottery. Stamped 'Hoganas' and with artists initials.

Dieter Schulz Floor Lamp

By Dieter Schulz
Dieter Schulz Floor Lamp
Dieter Schulz
Vintage 1950s Italian Floor Lamps
Striking design. Tall stem and pivoting shade are supported by undersized brass dome, creating a wonderful sculptural form. Extremely high build quality.
Osvaldo Borsani Coffee Table w/ 3 Drawers
Osvaldo Borsani
Vintage 1950s Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Rare mahogany and steel coffee table. Three legs and three drawers. Beautiful construction throughout.
Exceptional and Rare Armchair by Robin Day
Robin Day
Vintage 1950s English 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...
Chest and Mirror by Peter Hvidt for Thorald Madsen
Peter Hvidt
Vintage 1940s Danish Wall Mirrors
Small chest of drawers and tall mirror in teak over birch. Slightly tapering body, brass pulls, and wonderful dark patina add to the overall elegance. Perfect for an entryway. Produc...
Rare Wilhelm Kage Farsta Table Lamp
Wilhelm Kåge
Vintage 1950s Swedish Table Lamps
Description: Wilhelm Kage unique hand thrown Studio Pottery for Gustavsberg. This was made as a lamp base and is open on the bottom. Each side has a different hand incised design. Po...
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 ...
Gio Ponti, 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
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 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...

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...
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 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...
Hans Wegner Teak Drop-Leaf Dining Table
Hans J. Wegner
Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
One of the best Wegner table designs. Teak top and curved legs are beautifully offset by the solid brass leaf mechanism. A wonderful marriage of form and function. Branded to the und...
Pair of Robert Lallemant Ceramic Lamps
Robert Lallemant
Vintage 1930s French Table Lamps
Wonderful pair of vases converted to lamps contemporaneously to their manufacture. Lamps are undrilled and can be returned to cache pots. Whimsical cartoon decorations depicting the ...
White Oak and Black Walnut Low Shelf by Robert ...
Robert Whitley
Vintage 1970s American Shelves
Beautiful studio case piece by New Hope craftsman Robert Whitley. Solid oak case with fixed shelf and sharp beveled edge, with highly figured and expertly carved black walnut drawers...
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...

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.
Rare Pair of Salvador Dali Tile Side Tables
Salvador Dalí
Vintage 1950s French Side Tables
French art collector Maurice Duchin commissioned Dali to design six decorative tiles in 1953. 800 hand-painted sets were produced, all hand signed by Dali. Of these, 100 sets were re...
Chic Brutalist Dining/Centre Table by Max Papiri
Max Papiri
Vintage 1960s Italian Brutalist Dining Room Tables
Fantastic cast aluminum dining table base in a hard organic form, with 56" d stone top with brass rim. From the atelier of Mac Papiri, an important but somewhat obscure designer for ...
Tommi Parzinger Cerused Oak Chest for Charak Mo...
Tommi Parzinger
Vintage 1940s American 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 ...
Carlo Scarpa Vanity Mirror for Venini Signed
Vintage 1930s Italian 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 Venini catalog Raisonne ...
Tommi Parzinger Mahagony and Leather Three-Tier...
Vintage 1940s American Side Tables
Handsome and versatile architectural design. Larger than an end table, this makes a wonderful display, magazine, phone, or entryway table. For Charak Modern.
Adries Dirk Copier Unica Vase for Leerdam Glass...
A. D. Copier
Vintage 1940s Dutch Vases
Large, highly decorated footed vase is a unique object from the Netherlands most celebrated glass designer. This is considered to be copier's high period for design, and also his low...
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, ...
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
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
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
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
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 ...
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.
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...
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.   
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 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.
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