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1970s Steel and Bronze Canopy Bed
By Don Cameron
Located in Hudson, NY
Fabulous four-poster queen bed frame in steel with bronze elements. From a Bergen County, New Jersey estate decorated over multiple decades by Tommi Parzinger, this bed was purported...
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Vintage 1970s American Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Steel

Roy Sheldon Free Edge Cocktail or Coffee Table
By Roy Sheldon
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautiful Butternut (white walnut) example of Sheldon's Nakashima-esque natural wood creations. Signed to underside.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Nutwood

Polaroid Desk Lamp by Walter Dorwin Teague
By Walter Dorwin Teague
Located in Hudson, NY
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...
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Vintage 1930s American Machine Age Table Lamps

Materials

Acrylic

Tommi Parzinger Attributed Bar Cabinet
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in Hudson, NY
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, ...
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Vintage 1950s American Cabinets

Materials

Birch, Mahogany

Intarsia Box by Enrico Bernardi
By Enrico Bernardi
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautifully inlaid marquetry mix-woods box depicting a surrealistic piazza landscape on the top, and faux-brick sides. Initialed on the image and signed and dated 1950 in the box in...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood

Vintage Alessandro Albrizzi Trestle Desk
By Alessandro Albrizzi
Located in Hudson, NY
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.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Aluminum, Chrome

Rolakan Tapestry by Barbro Nilsson
By Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Barbro Lundberg-Nilsson
Located in Hudson, NY
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....
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Tapestries

Materials

Oak

Tommi Parzinger Originals (attributed) Chandelier
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in Hudson, NY
Massively scaled 1970s update of a 1940s design in solid brass with nickeled and enameled brass elements and frosted glass diffuser. The 36 inch diameter crown is suspended by four r...
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Vintage 1970s American Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

New York City Long Bench by Laverne International
Sleek, modern Universal Style bench in chromed and enameled steel with leather upholstery. Design by Kelly, Littell, al katavolos.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Leather

Palmwood Floor Lamp
By Sergio Rodrigues
Located in Hudson, NY
Solid lathe-carved tapering column of palm wood with inverse cone shade. Unsigned, but likely a South American design. Floor dimmer on/off switch. Total height with shade is 84 inch...
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Vintage 1960s Brazilian Floor Lamps

Materials

Palmwood

Deco Modern Italian Library or Dining Table
By Gio Ponti
Located in Hudson, NY
Generously sized mahogany writing or dining table with single side drawer and sculpted legs ending in brass sabots. Measure: Drawer is 20.5" deep and 19.25" wide.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Rare John Vesey Coffee Table
By John Vesey
Located in Hudson, NY
Brass-mounted polished aluminum with 1/2” glass top. Model v-41 from Vesey’s first collection of 1958.
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Vintage 1950s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Pair of Carlo de Carli Model 162 Armchairs
By Carlo De Carli, Figli di Amadeo Cassina
Located in Hudson, NY
Italian walnut armchair with original blue skai upholstery, beautifully carved with an animal-like fluidity. By Cassina, retailed through M. Singer & Sons.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Walnut

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Occasional or Center Table for Baker
By Baker Furniture Company, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Hudson, NY
Elegant neoclassically styled centre or lamp table from the rare one year collaboration with Baker furniture in 1961. The fluted walnut center pedestal sits on a brass rimmed base. T...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Center Tables

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Walnut

Rare Pair of Josef Hoffmann Wingback Chairs
By Josef Hoffmann, Jacob & Josef Kohn
Located in Hudson, NY
Model 666, circa 1905, stained beech bentwood frame with Secessionist style upholstery. Early J. & J. Kohn paper label to underside.
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Club Chairs

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Beech

Nice Pair of Dunbar Side Tables by Edward Wormley
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Hudson, NY
Handsome architectural tiered end tables with adjustable center shelf. Figured mahogany top on dark stained mahogany frame. Each with gold "D" metal tag to underside.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Mexican Modern Inlaid Stone and Brass Mirror
By Pepe Mendoza, Arturo Pani
Located in Hudson, NY
Semi-precious stone Pietra Dura inlay, brass, mirrored glass, beautiful quality, unsigned, circa 1960.
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Vintage 1960s Mexican Modern Wall Mirrors

Materials

Stone

Josef Hoffmann Fledermaus Chairs for J & J Kohn
By Josef Hoffmann, Jacob & Josef Kohn
Located in Hudson, NY
Early example of the model 728. chair in beech bentwood with original leather seats and brass square tack border.   
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Vintage 1910s Austrian Vienna Secession Armchairs

Materials

Beech

Pair of Roger Fatus Table Lamps for Disderot
By Disderot, Roger Fatus
Located in Hudson, NY
Chic French design is an early example of mod minimalism. Solid bronze base and stem with mirror gun metal patina. Employs pull chain and upright glass diffuser. Very high quality co...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

John Vesey Occasional Table
By John Vesey
Located in Hudson, NY
Chromed steel and glass two-tier table with bronze finials and sculptural shaped feet.
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Vintage 1950s American Side Tables

Materials

Chrome

Mahogany and Saint Gobain Glass Cocktail Table Attributed to Adnet
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Hudson, NY
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...
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Vintage Poul Kjaerholm Nesting Tables
By Poul Kjærholm
Located in Hudson, NY
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.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Nesting Tables and Stacking Tables

Materials

Acrylic

Gerald Thurston "Cricket" Lamp for Lightolier
By Gerald Thurston, Lightolier
Located in Hudson, NY
Great modernist design, can sit on table or be hung on the wall as a sconce. Pierced pivoting shade allows for direct or diffused light and brightness control.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Enamel

Rare Pair of Bruno Mathsson Oak and Glass Side 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...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish End Tables

Materials

Oak

Karl Springer Brass and Gunmetal Coffee Table, Signed
By Karl Springer
Located in Hudson, NY
Two-tier cocktail table in dark mirror polished steel with brass accents, and original bronze glass. Classic Springer design with the expected high quality construction. Stamped sign...
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Bronze

Pair of William Lescaze Sconces
By William Lescaze
Located in Hudson, NY
White porcelain wall lights designed by the great Swiss modernist architect. This pair is nicely minimalist, eschewing the usual pull chain, and embellished with the simplest brass t...
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Vintage 1930s American Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Porcelain

Lucite Pedestal Table by Romeo Rega
By Romeo Gega
Located in Hudson, NY
Center or dining table composed of a chic mix of polished brass, chromed steel and 8” D solid Lucite, with a 1” thick plate glass top, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Dining Room Tables

Materials

Lucite

Pair of Dunbar 'Janus' Lounge Chairs
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Hudson, NY
Dark stain mahogany frame with tufted upholstery seats, shows all the subtle details in wood carving and upholstery for which Dunbar is renowned. From the 1957 Janus line designed by...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Mahogany

American Studio Craft Console by Robert Whitley
By Robert Whitley
Located in Hudson, NY
Solid black walnut writing or console table with masterfully carved animal-like sculpted legs, circa 1970. Peg constructed with decorative exposed mortise, the table retains its orig...
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Vintage 1970s American American Craftsman Console Tables

Materials

Walnut

Vicke Lindstrand Ceramic Lamp for Upsala Ekeby
By Vicke Lindstrand
Located in Hudson, NY
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.
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Custom Set of Six Dining Chairs by Robsjohn-Gibbings
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Hudson, NY
Set of six dining chairs with black silk-upholstered barrel-backed seats with brass rivets on elegantly sabred bleached walnut legs, circa 1930s. From the estate of Alan Moss.
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Vintage 1930s American Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Silk, Walnut

Complimentary Pair Karl Springer Lucite and Gun Metal Torchiere Floor Lamps
By Karl Springer
Located in Hudson, NY
Gunmetal mirror finish shade and base with clear Lucite stem set in bronze cuffs, circa 1970s, American. These are from two different production runs, with slightly different base sh...
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Vintage 1970s American Floor Lamps

Materials

Lucite

Sergio Rodrigues Rosewood Kiko Chair
By Sergio Rodrigues
Located in Hudson, NY
Highly figured solid Rosewood frame with black leather cushions, and chromed bronze detail, on casters. For OCA, Brazil
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Vintage 1960s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Rosewood

Pair of Paolo Buffa Club Chairs
Exaggerated wingback lounge chair with sharp tailoring and generous proportions, on tapered walnut legs and upholstered in a light gray felt wool.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Lounge Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Gilbert Rohde Paldao Secretary Display Case for Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Gilbert Rohde
Located in Hudson, NY
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...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Bookcases

Materials

Paldao

Chic Brutalist Dining/Centre Table by Max Papiri
By Max Papiri
Located in Hudson, NY
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 ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Brutalist Dining Room Tables

Materials

Stone, Aluminum

Surrealist Ceramic Box by Garouste and Bonetti
By Elizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti
Located in Hudson, NY
France, rare gilt and painted faience porcelain lidded vessel by the celebrated design duo, circa 1995.
Category

1990s French Decorative Boxes

Materials

Porcelain

Two American Craft Studio Chairs
Artisan chairs circa 1960s, one carved from a single redwood log, the other from a Cypress log, the taller redwood chair is initialed JB on the leg, with wonderful chip carved decora...
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Vintage 1960s American Chairs

Materials

Cypress

Ilonka Karasz Art Deco Tea Pot
By Ilonka Karasz
Located in Hudson, NY
Iconic 1928 design in silver plate and ash wood, by one of the few pioneering American women designers of the early 20th century. Made by Paye & Baker, USA. Unsigned.
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Vintage 1920s American Art Deco Sheffield and Silverplate

Materials

Silver

Pair of California Studio Leather Sling Chairs
Great sculptural, organic-modern design. Solid hardwood frames with handstitched burgundy saddle leather sling. High quality wood peg construction. Unsigned.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather

Osvaldo Borsani T40 Centre or Dining Table with Rosewood Top
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Hudson, NY
Wonderful example of Italian organic design from the early 1950s. Sculpted four-legged maple pedestal base with highly figured bookmatched rosewood top. Retains the Tecno label.
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Vintage 1950s European Dining Room Tables

Materials

Maple, Rosewood

Tommi Parzinger Originals Lacquered Chest
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautiful lacquered Tommi Parzinger Originals chest, with sectioned felt-lined silverware drawer and two interior shelves.
Category

Vintage 1940s American Cabinets

Materials

Lacquer

Vintage Hermes Desk Blotter
By Hermès, Paul Dupré-Lafon
Located in Hudson, NY
Stitched maroon leather with gilt bronze posts, circa 1960s. Gold foil stamp on verso.
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Vintage 1960s French Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Bronze

Thonet Secessionist Armchair Attributed to Otto Wagner
By Otto Wagner, Thonet
Located in Hudson, NY
Unusual bentwood chair with flaring side arms, upholstered in Secessionist-style fabric. Thonet stamp to interior frame.
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Vintage 1910s Austrian Vienna Secession Armchairs

Materials

Bentwood

Pair of Large Michael Bang Designed Lamps for Holmegaard
By Michael Bang
Located in Hudson, NY
Pair of Sakura opaline art glass table lamp for Holmegaard of Copenhagen. Milky white glass with abstract brown and pink decoration. Holmegaard labels to both lamps. Glass base is 12...
Category

Vintage 1980s Danish Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass

Pair of Musical Instrument Lamps by Frederick Weinberg
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.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

Italian Faux Malachite Mirror
1930s hand-painted trompe d'oile malachite and gilt mirror from IMM, Florence.
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Wall Mirrors

Materials

Malachite

Rare Pair of Salvador Dali Tile Side Tables
By Salvador Dalí­
Located in Hudson, NY
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...
Category

Vintage 1950s French Side Tables

Materials

Ceramic

Large Fratelli Toso Glass Vase
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Hudson, NY
Large pinched flared-lip vase with crossing red banding and copper-dust inclusions. Murano label to underside.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Vases

Materials

Murano Glass

Birch and Rattan Console Table by Tommi Parzinger
By Willow and Reed, Tommi Parzinger
Located in Hudson, NY
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.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Console Tables

Materials

Birch

Secessionist Table Lamp for Wiener Keramik
By Berthold Löffler, Wiener Keramik Werkstätte
Located in Hudson, NY
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...
Category

Antique Early 1900s German Vienna Secession Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Two Bronze Occasional Tables by Paul M. Jones
By Paul M. Jones
Located in Hudson, NY
Chic high quality tables in solid flat bar statuary bronze with 3/4" bronze glass top. Can be purchased separately. Smaller table is 17" H x 18" x 18".
Category

Vintage 1960s American Side Tables

Materials

Bronze

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Custom Walnut Bench for the Kandell Residence
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Hudson, NY
Likely one-of-kind walnut bench with notched faux-bois bamboo carved frame, from the master bedroom in the Penthouse apartment at the original Ritz Carlton on Manhattan's Park Ave. S...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Benches

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Rare Gilbert Rohde Art Deco Dresser
By Gilbert Rohde
Located in Hudson, NY
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...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Holly

Carlo Scarpa Vanity Mirror for Venini Signed
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 ...
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Modern Table Mirrors

Materials

Art Glass

Mathieu Mategot Four-Arm Chandelier
By Mathieu Matégot
Located in Hudson, NY
French modernist ceiling lamp makes great design out of common industrial materials. Four fully pivoting sheet metal shades provide great direct and ambient light.
Category

Vintage 1950s French Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Metal

Pair of Christopher Dresser Brass Firedogs
By Christopher Dresser
Located in Hudson, NY
Incredibly modern and architectural late 19th century design. Handsome fireplace implements on which to set your hot pokers.
Category

Antique 19th Century British Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Brass

George Nelson Mini Grandfather Clock for Howard Miller
By George Nelson, Howard Miller
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautiful half-height tabletop grandfather clock in rosewood. Designed by George Nelson for Howard Miller clock company. Wind-up mechanism. Weights and pendulum are purely decorative.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Clocks

Materials

Rosewood

West German Modernist Floor Lamp
By Beisl
Located in Hudson, NY
Stylish floor lamp effectively mixes chrome, brushed steel and black enamel textures onto drum, cylinder and cantilever forms, creating an archetypal modernist chic. Fully adjustable...
Category

Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel

Pair of Hoganas Keramik Studio Table Lamps
By Höganäs Keramik
Located in Hudson, NY
Wonderful Japonais decoration of butterfly, lilies and dragonflies. Hand incised and painted pottery. Stamped 'Hoganas' and with artists initials.
Category

Vintage 1950s Swedish Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

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