Past Perfect

San Francisco, CA

About Past Perfect

Past Perfect is a San Francisco-based vintage, mid-century, Danish modern, and antiques collective established in 2002. With two curated showrooms and thirty experienced dealers, we’re able to offer a diverse and changing array of iconic, collectible, and often unique items. This includes furniture, lighting, and décor by important international designers and manufacturers; fine art such as paintings, prints, and sculptures; professionally appraised Asian antiquities; couture fashion, accessories, and jewelry; and so much more. Our most prized pieces can be found here o...Read More

Past Perfect

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Arne Vodder, Vamo Sonderborg, Anton Borg
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Vintage 1960-1969 Scandinavian Modern Bookcases
A rare freestanding teak bookshelf with floating desk cabinet by Anton Borg & Arne Vodder for Vamo Sonderborg. Sculpted teak asymmetrical A-frame sides support a solid teak bo...
Don S. Shoemaker
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Vintage 1960-1969 Mexico Lounge Chairs
Steel, Leather, Rosewood, Cocobolo
A cocobolo king rosewood and leather “Swinger” chair by Don Shoemaker.  Sculptural solid wood frame with paddle arms displays handsomely figured grain throughout. Nicely crafted j...
Unknown
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Signs
Steel
A circa 1950s large three-dimensional steel “NO” sign that will have you saying “YES!” Typography of the lower case cursive letters has a very stylish mid-century flair. Steel is un...
Marcel Breuer, Knoll International, Gavina
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Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Steel, Leather
A pair of authentic 1968 Model B3 “Wassily” chairs designed by Marcel Breuer and produced by Gavina for Knoll International. Designed in 1925, the B3 remains a timeless example of...
Cenedese
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Vintage 1980-1989 Italy Modern Vases
Art Glass
A tall scavo or corroso glass vase by Murano studio Cenedese. Large handblown body has a bulb base and elongated neck with flared lip. Luminous powder blue color in combination wi...
Unknown
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Vintage 1960-1969 United States Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail T...
Travertine, Wood
A very handsome Mid-Century travertine coffee table with a sculptural three-point black lacquered wood base. Generously sized top is a three-sided ovoid slab of satin finish 3/4“ ...
Karl Springer
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Vintage 1970-1979 United States Modern Shelves
Lucite
A monumental circa 1970s six-level Lucite étagère or bookcase attributed to Karl Springer. Absolutely stunning piece is crafted entirely out of 1.5”-thick crystal clear Lucite. Fr...
Unknown
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Vintage 1950-1959 Italy Carts and Bar Carts
Metal, Brass, Wood, Mahogany
An elegant Mid-Century Italian serving or bar cart with marquetry decoration and brass-colored trim. High gloss ribbon mahogany veneer inlaid with a beautifully rendered floral di...
Jens Risom, Knoll Associates Inc.
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Nylon, Maple
A rare earlier production eight-piece set of model 666 side chairs in maple by Jens Risom for Knoll Associates. Introduced in 1943 as part of what was originally known as the 600 ...
Peter Løvig Nielsen, Jens Quistgaard
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Vintage 1970-1979 Denmark Scandinavian Modern Desks
Brass, Wood, Teak
An expansive and expandable Danish modern teak executive partners desk designed by Jens Quistgaard of Dansk for Peter Løvig Nielsen. Defined by clean architectural lines and low-p...
Cenedese
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Vintage 1950-1959 Italy Hollywood Regency Vases
Art Glass
A gorgeous pale green opaline tall trumpet vase by Murano glass studio Cenedese. Large handblown body has a lovely, jade-like luminosity. Hand-painted gilt band and pinstripe at mou...
Charles Hollis Jones
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Vintage 1970-1979 United States Modern Dining Room Tables
Glass, Lucite
A striking 1970s square Lucite dining table or large game table with glass top by Charles Hollis Jones. Uncommon and impeccably executed design is effortlessly contemporary, with ...

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