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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 on 1stdibs, and we encourage you to visit Past Perfect via our website or in person to see the countless other items that we’re proud to have available. Whether you’re a homeowner hunting for some ... Learn More
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Dimensions: H 29 in. W 21 in. D 25 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Fabric, Iron, Birch
Rare Ib Kofod-Larsen “Penguin” Low Lounge Chair...
Ib Kofod-Larsen
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs
Fabric, Iron, Birch
A rare version of Ib Kofod-Larsen’s iconic bentwood and iron “Penguin” loun...
 Donald Deskey Sculptural Brass Andirons
Dimensions: H 19.25 in. W 7.25 in. D 19 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Iron
Donald Deskey Sculptural Brass Andirons
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Andirons
Brass, Iron
A striking pair of tall and substantial brass and iron andirons by importan...
Dimensions: H 32.5 in. W 7.75 in. D 7.75 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Aluminum, Wood
Vintage “Top-Light” 25 Bulb Minimalist Aluminum Ta...
Top-Light
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1970s Swedish Modern Table Lamps
Aluminum, Wood
A tall, sculptural and uncommon “Top-Light” Minimalist table lamp comprised...
Dimensions: H 32 in. W 32.75 in. D 32.75 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Leather, Rosewood, Plywood
Vintage Eames Model 670 Lounge Chair & Ottoman in ...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Steel, Leather, Rosewood, Plywood
A vintage Eames model 670 lounge chair and ottoman set for Herman Miller in...
Dimensions: H 33.5 in. W 17.5 in. D 18.5 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Pair of Neoclassical Chairs, Painted, Signed F. Le...
Unknown
Offered by Past Perfect
Antique 1860s French Neoclassical Side Chairs
A pair of neoclassical chairs, with saber back legs, circa 1860. Hand-paint...
Dimensions: H 15.7 in. W 10.25 in. D 5.25 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Wrought Iron
Gunnar Ander for Ystad-Metall Wrought Iron and Gla...
Gunnar Ander, Ystad-Metall
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Candle Holders
Glass, Wrought Iron
A tall wrought iron candelabra-style candleholder with glass accents by Gun...
Rare Jon Jansen Set of Cork Top Stacking Tables
Dimensions: H 16.5 in. W 19.5 in. D 14.25 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Mahogany, Cork
Rare Jon Jansen Set of Cork Top Stacking Tables
Jon Jansen
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1950s New Zealand Mid-Century Modern Nesting Tables and Stacking Ta...
Mahogany, Cork
A rare set of Mid-Century Modern mahogany and cork stacking tables designed...
Dimensions: H 38.5 in. W 7 in. D 7 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Metal
Maurizio Tempestini for Laurel Tall Brutalist Meta...
Maurizio Tempestini, Laurel Lamp Company
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1970s American Modern Table Lamps
Metal
A towering gilded metal table lamp in the Brutalist style by Maurizio Tempe...
Dimensions: H 30.25 in. W 22.5 in. D 21 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Naugahyde, Rosewood
Niels O. Møller for J.L. Møllers “Model 57” Solid ...
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Chairs
Naugahyde, Rosewood
A rosewood “Model 57” captain’s chair or armchair with vinyl seat by Niels ...
Dimensions: H 35.5 in. W 31 in. D 34 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Leather, Chrome, Foam, Down
Vintage Swedish Leather Lounge Chair and Ottoman
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs
Steel, Leather, Chrome, Foam, Down
A vintage black leather swiveling lounge chair and ottoman from Sweden. ...
Dimensions: H 19 in. Dm 4.5 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Silver Plate, Crystal
Lino Sabattini Tall Silverplate-Wrapped Crystal Va...
Lino Sabattini
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Vases and Vessels
Silver Plate, Crystal
An elegant and uncommon tall crystal vase with silver plate ribbon decorati...
Dimensions: H 20.75 in. W 15 in. D 19.5 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Plastic, Rubber, Wood
Uncommon Toshiyuki Kita “Kick” Tables for Cassina...
Cassina, Toshiyuki Kita
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1980s Italian Modern End Tables
Steel, Plastic, Rubber, Wood
Ovoid wood top is fully finished in bright semi-gloss lacquer, and ringed b...
Dimensions: H 9 in. W 10 in. D 6 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic, Wood
Lana Federico “Reclining Nude” Raku Sculpture
Offered by Past Perfect
1990s American Modern Sculptures
Ceramic, Wood
A raku fired ceramic sculpture of a reclining woman on original pedestal by...
Dimensions: H 24 in. W 24 in. D 7.5 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Plastic
Four-Piece Set of Extra Large Vintage Signage Lett...
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1980s American Modern Architectural Elements
Metal, Plastic
A set of four large vintage indoor or outdoor metal and acrylic signage let...
Dimensions: H 9.5 in. W 7 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Silver Plate, Cork
Reed & Barton Silverplate “Milk Jug” Cocktail Shak...
Reed & Barton
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1930s American American Modern Barware
Metal, Silver Plate, Cork
A 32 oz. silver plate “Milk Jug” cocktail Shaker by Reed & Barton. This hig...
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 11.5 in. W 6 ft. D 1 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Leather, Wood
Maitland-Smith Leather-Clad Four-Panel Folding Scr...
Maitland-Smith
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1980s American Modern Screens and Room Dividers
Brass, Leather, Wood
A freestanding four-panel wood folding screen or room divider in leather wi...
Dimensions: H 46.5 in. W 9 in. D 9 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Monumental Marbro Ceramic Table Lamp with Gold Cra...
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Ceramic
Body features striking gold crackle glaze over red ochre ground, with incis...
Dimensions: H 22.5 in. W 32.25 in. D 20 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Rosewood
Uncommon J. Ingvar Jensen Rosewood Sliding-Top Bar...
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Bar Carts
Rosewood
An uncommon rosewood bar cart with sliding top by Denmark-based designer J....
Koch & Lowy OMI Three-Globe Chrome Floor Lamp
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 10 in. W 19 in. D 14 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Chrome
Koch & Lowy OMI Three-Globe Chrome Floor Lamp
Koch & Lowy
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Chrome
A chrome floor lamp with articulated shades by OMI for Koch & Lowy. Large “...
Dimensions: H 16.5 in. W 40 in. D 40 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Wood, Burl
Large Burl Wood Coffee Table with Drawers Attribut...
Henredon
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1970s American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Brass, Wood, Burl
A large, low burl wood veneer coffee table with drawers on chinoiserie base...
Dimensions: H 32 in. W 42 in. D 39 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Leather, Foam, Wood
Vintage Roche Bobois Green Leather Lounge Chair
Roche Bobois
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1980s French Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Foam, Wood
An oversized and extremely comfortable vintage Roche Bois leather lounge ch...
Dimensions: H 36 in. W 29.75 in. D 1.5 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Deborah Oropallo “Rescue Device” 1989, Signed
Deborah Oropallo
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Contemporary Art
A multi-technique woodcut on paper titled “Rescue Device” by American artis...
Dimensions: W 2 ft. 7 in. L 4 ft. 6 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Glass, Wood
Mastercraft Brass Mirror with Acid Etched Panel by...
Mastercraft, Bernhard Rohne
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Wall Mirrors
Brass, Glass, Wood
A large brass mirror by Mastercraft featuring an acid-etched and oxidized b...
Dimensions: W 2 ft. 7 in. L 4 ft. 6 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Glass, Wood
Mastercraft Brass Mirror with Bernhard Rohne Acid-...
Mastercraft, Bernhard Rohne
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1970s American Modern Wall Mirrors
Brass, Glass, Wood
A large brass mirror by Mastercraft featuring an acid-etched and oxidized b...
Dimensions: H 19 in. W 16 in. D 17 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Walnut
18th Century French Louis XV Triangular Walnut Sid...
Unknown
Offered by Past Perfect
Antique 1760s French Louis XV Side Tables
Walnut
A French Louis XV petite triangular three-legged side table in solid walnut...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 7 in. W 28.5 in. D 1.5 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Paper, Watercolor, Gouache
Gaetano Savorelli “Delle Logge Di Rafaele Nel Vati...
Gaetano Savorelli
Offered by Past Perfect
Antique 1770s Italian Renaissance Prints
Paper, Watercolor, Gouache
A tall and incredibly detailed printed panel, “Delle Logge di Rafaele nel ...
Dimensions: H 31 in. W 39 in. D 1 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Watercolor
Tony Sheets “Molokai Dream” 1995, Signed
Tony Sheets
Offered by Past Perfect
1990s American Modern Decorative Art
Watercolor
A pastel over watercolor impressionist ocean landscape titled “Molokai Drea...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 1 in. W 36.75 in. D 1.25 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Oil Paint
Varaz Samuelian “Untitled” Abstract Oil Painting, ...
Varaz Samuelian
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1950s American American Modern Contemporary Art
Oil Paint
A large and jubilant Mid-Century abstract oil painting on canvas by importa...
Dimensions: H 43.5 in. W 29 in. D 1.5 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Dorothy Bowman “Moonlit Horses” Serigraph, Signed...
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1960s American American Modern Prints
A wonderfully kinetic abstract expressionist composition depicting a herd o...
Dimensions: H 27 in. W 28.75 in. D 30 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Leather, Chrome, Wood
Pair of Rare Odd Knutsen “Sonic” Lounge Chairs for...
Odd Knutsen
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1970s Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs
Steel, Leather, Chrome, Wood
A pair of rare “Sonic” leather lounge chairs designed by Odd Knutsen for Hj...
Dimensions: H 33.5 in. W 42.5 in. D 1 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Guy Maccoy “Rain Storm” Serigraph, Signed
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Prints
A very large signed and framed serigraph titled “Rain Storm”, by influentia...
Dimensions: H 31.25 in. W 25 in. D 23 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Birch, Walnut
Walnut and Birch Vintage Cherner Armchair for Plyc...
Norman Cherner, Plycraft
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Birch, Walnut
A vintage walnut and birch bentwood armchair or captain’s chair by Norman C...
Dimensions: H 31.25 in. W 17 in. D 21 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Birch, Walnut
Set of Four Vintage Cherner Side Chairs for Plycra...
Norman Cherner, Plycraft
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Birch, Walnut
A four-piece set of vintage walnut and birch bentwood side or dining chairs...
Dimensions: H 35.25 in. W 18 in. D 17 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Naugahyde, Iron, Birch
Pair of Arthur Umanoff Iron and Birch Bar Stools f...
Arthur Umanoff, Raymor
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Stools
Naugahyde, Iron, Birch
A pair of Mid-Century Modern iron bar stools with birch seats and vinyl cor...
Dimensions: H 31.25 in. W 19.5 in. D 20 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wool, Rosewood
Set of Six Niels Møller “Model 83” Rosewood Dining...
Niels Otto Møller, J. L. Møller
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Chairs
Wool, Rosewood
A six-piece set of “Model 83” upholstered rosewood dining chairs designed b...
Dimensions: H 22.25 in. W 31.5 in. D 18.74 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Laminate, Rosewood
Danish Modern Sliding-Top Rosewood Bar Cart with D...
Unknown
Offered by Past Perfect
Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Dry Bars
Laminate, Rosewood
An uncommon Danish modern rosewood bar cart or wheeled cabinet with three d...