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Established by John Gilmer in 2004, Porter & Plunk specializes in 19th and 20th Century American and European antique and vintage furniture, lighting, and decorative accessories, with a focus on the rare, unique and sculptural piece that defines a room or space. John has made Porter & Plunk a favorite shopping destination in Palm Springs. An accomplished architect and interior designer, John melds the modern, eclectic and classic to create a contemporary, 21st century environment. His work is timeless and comfortable, exhibiting a fresh, innovative approach with a classical sensibility. The antiques and vintage pieces that he offers through Porter & Plunk reflects this aesthetic. We feature works by noted 20th Century designers Tommi Parzinger, Karl Springer, Paul Evan ... Learn More
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Dimensions: H 12.25 in. Dm 8.5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Pair of Italian Cased Glass Pendants
Gino Vistosi, Vistosi
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Murano Glass
A pair of Italian cased glass teardrop pendant lights attributed to Vistosi...
Mid-Century Modern Buffet
Dimensions: H 32 in. W 5 ft. 2 in. D 20 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood, Mahogany
Mid-Century Modern Buffet
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Mid-Century Modern Buffets
Wood, Mahogany
A black lacquered Mid-Century Modern three-door credenza buffet, opening to...
Mid-Century Modern Italian Lounge Chair
On Hold
Dimensions: H 35 in. W 32 in. D 32 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Mid-Century Modern Italian Lounge Chair
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
A Mid-Century Modern Italian lounge chair with angular arms and back, on sp...
Pair of Danish Modern Walnut Lounge Chairs
Dimensions: H 26 in. W 28 in. D 30.5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Fabric, Walnut
Pair of Danish Modern Walnut Lounge Chairs
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Fabric, Walnut
A lovely pair of walnut lounge chairs in the style of Arne Vodder and Hans ...
Dimensions: H 28 in. W 26 in. D 31 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Fabric
Pair of Milo Baughman Fully Upholstered Armchairs
Milo Baughman
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Fabric
A pair of fully upholstered armchairs by Milo Baughman. The lounge chairs...
Sculptural Lamp Table by Modeline of California
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 2 in. W 4 ft. 0.5 in. D 12 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Wood
Sculptural Lamp Table by Modeline of California
Modeline
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Brass, Wood
Rare lamp table by Modeline of California. A tapered circle, thicker at the...
Mid-Century Modern Danish Lounge Chair
Dimensions: H 37 in. W 32 in. D 36 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Fabric, Walnut
Mid-Century Modern Danish Lounge Chair
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Fabric, Walnut
A sculptural Danish lounge chair with a loose seat cushion and tufted back,...
Large Vintage Lighted Sign
Dimensions: H 32 in. W 8 ft. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Wood
Large Vintage Lighted Sign
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Folk Art Wall-mounted Sculptures
Metal, Wood
An antique folk art metal sign with a wood frame and original painted surfa...
Pair of Chippendale Style Stools
Dimensions: H 19 in. W 19 in. D 19 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Faux Fur, Silver Leaf, Mahogany
Pair of Chippendale Style Stools
Offered by Porter & Plunk
Early 20th Century Chippendale Stools
Faux Fur, Silver Leaf, Mahogany
A pair of early 20th century Chippendale stools, with and antiqued paint fi...
Dimensions: H 37 in. W 28 in. D 32 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Upholstery, Walnut
Pair of Mr. & Mrs. Chairs in the Style of Paul McC...
Paul McCobb
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Upholstery, Walnut
A pair of Mid-Century Modern Mr. & Mrs. (high and low back) chairs in the s...
Dimensions: H 18.5 in. W 6 in. D 12.75 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Chrome, Travertine
Italian Mid-Century Modern Arc Table Lamp by Guzzi...
Guzzini, Harvey Guzzini
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Brass, Chrome, Travertine
Chic brass, chrome and travertine desk lamp by Guzzini. Chrome arc with bra...
Dimensions: H 32 in. W 22 in. D 26 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Rattan
Pair of Paul Frankl Style Rattan Slipper Chairs
Paul Frankl, Tochiku
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Slipper Chairs
Rattan
A pair of Paul Frankl style slipper chairs by Tochiku Industries in Japan, ...
Dimensions: H 28 in. Dm 6 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Pottery, Wood
Pair of Royal Haeger Lamps
Royal Haeger
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Brass, Pottery, Wood
A pair of lamps created from 1970s pottery vases by Royal Haeger's "Earth W...
Pair of English Mahogany Pedestal Cupboards
Dimensions: H 43.75 in. W 25.75 in. D 30 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Mahogany
Pair of English Mahogany Pedestal Cupboards
Offered by Porter & Plunk
Antique 19th Century English Neoclassical Revival Cabinets
Mahogany
A good pair of English mahogany pedestal cupboards, 19th century with repai...
Dimensions: H 31 in. Dm 8 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Bronze
Cast Bronze Palm Trunk Lamp
Maison Jansen
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps
Bronze
A stylish bronze palm tree trunk lamp. The bronze fluted tiered trunk on an...
Mid-Century Modern Side Table
Dimensions: H 23.25 in. W 26 in. D 26 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Mahogany
Mid-Century Modern Side Table
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Mahogany
A silver grey finished mahogany side table with tray shelf. The top is stri...
Jacque Adnet Leather Valet
Dimensions: H 44 in. W 18.5 in. D 16 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Leather, Iron
Jacque Adnet Leather Valet
Jacques Adnet
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Coat Stands
Brass, Leather, Iron
A good leather wrapped valet stand by Jacques Adnet. Iron frame wrapped in ...
Dimensions: H 22.5 in. W 22 in. D 29.5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Burl
Pair of Grey Stained Queen Anne Style Side Tables
Fine Arts Furniture Co.
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Queen Anne Side Tables
Burl
A pair of end tables in the Queen Anne style by Fine Arts Furniture. Scallo...
Dimensions: H 39 in. W 24 in. D 15 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Plaster
Monumental Tang Dynasty Style Horse Mounted as a L...
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Plaster
A good Mid-Century Modern painted plaster Tang dynasty style horse, on a bl...
Dimensions: H 7 ft. 1 in. W 24 in. D 20 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Pair of Italian Carved Painted Blackamoor Torchier...
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Rococo Floor Lamps
A pair of 1940s-1960s Italian painted plaster and composite opposing blacka...
Dimensions: H 30.5 in. Dm 5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Plaster
Pair of 1940s Painted Plaster Lamps
Chapman Manufacturing Company
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Plaster
A pair of Art Deco / art moderne / early Mid-Century Modern lamps in painte...
Mid-Century Modern Rattan and Wrought Iron Sofa
Dimensions: H 29 in. W 5 ft. 11 in. D 36 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Rattan, Wrought Iron
Mid-Century Modern Rattan and Wrought Iron Sofa
John Salterini, Maurizio Tempestini
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Rattan, Wrought Iron
A rare sofa in rattan on a wrought iron frame with new cushions. By Maurizi...
Dimensions: W 3 ft. 1.3 in. L 4 ft. 6 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Metal
Pair of Large Gilt Metal Ruhlmann Style Mirrors
Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Art Deco Wall Mirrors
Metal
A lovely pair of large beveled mirrors with a gilt metal frame, hung on gol...
Dimensions: H 8 in. Dm 14 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Art Glass
Early Steuben Glass Centrepiece
Steuben
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Glass
Art Glass
An early Steuben glass shallow bowl, with original twist rope glass ring ha...
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 9 in. Dm 39 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Aluminum
Large Mid-Century Modern Six Double Cone Chandelie...
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Aluminum
A large Mid-Century Modern pendant with six double cone, both uplight and d...
Vintage Murano Glass Bookends
Dimensions: H 7 in. W 6 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Vintage Murano Glass Bookends
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Glass
Murano Glass
A pair of Murano glass bookends, unmarked, clear glass with amber glass. On...
Luciano Gaspari Murano Glass Sculpture
Dimensions: H 16 in. W 10.25 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Luciano Gaspari Murano Glass Sculpture
Salviati, Luciano Gaspari
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Glass
Murano Glass
A vintage 1960s Murano glass sculpture by Luciano Gaspari for Salviati. A c...
Cenedese "Scavo" Murano Glass Vase
Dimensions: H 18.5 in. W 8 in. D 6 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Cenedese "Scavo" Murano Glass Vase
Cenedese
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass
Murano Glass
A very large Murano glass vase by Cenedese in the scavo technique, with iro...
Large Cenedese "Scavo" Murano Glass Vase
Dimensions: H 16.75 in. W 8.5 in. D 5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Large Cenedese "Scavo" Murano Glass Vase
Cenedese
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass
Murano Glass
A large Murano glass vase in the scavo technique, smoky glass finish with i...
Dimensions: H 10 in. Dm 5.5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Group of Three Cenedese "Scavo" Murano Glass Vases...
Cenedese
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Glass
Murano Glass
A group of three Murano amethyst glass vases in the Scavo technique, giving...
Dimensions: H 6.25 in. Dm 5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Seguso Bullicante Murano Glass Vase
Archimede Seguso
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass
Murano Glass
An elegant pale amber Murano glass vase utilizing the bullicante technique ...
Dimensions: H 13 in. W 7 in. D 6 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Collection of Seven Cenedese Murano Glass Birds
Cenedese
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass
Murano Glass
An assembled collection of seven birds (swans, ducks, geese, your call) by ...
Dimensions: H 15.5 in. W 18 in. D 8 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Gold Leaf, Murano Glass
Abstract Murano Sculpture by Luciano Gaspari for S...
Salviati, Luciano Gaspari
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Glass
Gold Leaf, Murano Glass
A large abstract sculpture in amber Murano glass with gold leaf inclusions....
Large Venini Sommerso Murano Vase
Dimensions: H 13.5 in. W 7.5 in. D 5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Large Venini Sommerso Murano Vase
Venini
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Glass
Murano Glass
A large murano glass vase marked Venini, most likely by Fulvio Bianconi, in...
Barovier e Toso Murano Glass Bowl
Dimensions: H 5.75 in. Dm 11.75 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Barovier e Toso Murano Glass Bowl
Barovier & Toso
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass
Murano Glass
A unique sculptural Murano glass bowl attributed to Barovier e Toso. Amber ...
Bronze Mirrored Bar Cabinet by Ello
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 2.5 in. W 36.25 in. D 20.5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Mirror
Bronze Mirrored Bar Cabinet by Ello
Ello Furniture
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets
Brass, Mirror
A two-part mirrored cabinet on chest, perfect for a bar. Two mirrored doors...