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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 8 in. Dm 14 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Art Glass
Early Steuben Glass Centrepiece
Steuben
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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...
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets
Brass, Mirror
A two-part mirrored cabinet on chest, perfect for a bar. Two mirrored doors...
Pair of 19th Century Chinese Scholars Cabinets
Dimensions: H 43.25 in. W 29.5 in. D 13.5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Lacquer, Stone
Pair of 19th Century Chinese Scholars Cabinets
Offered by Porter & Plunk
Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Cabinets
Brass, Lacquer, Stone
A pair of 19th century lacquer and hardstone accented scholars cabinets, wi...
Dimensions: Dm 2 ft. 3 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Mirror, Petrified Wood
Anthony Redmile Brass and Petrified Wood Mirror
Anthony Redmile
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century English Wall Mirrors
Brass, Mirror, Petrified Wood
A brass and petrified wood octagonal mirror signed "Redmile London." Bevele...
Dimensions: H 22 in. W 28 in. D 28 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Walnut
Pair of Robsjohn-Gibbings Coliseum Tables
Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables
Walnut
A pair of large side tables by Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb in his 'Coli...
19th Century Japanese Burl Hibachi
Dimensions: H 12.75 in. W 21 in. D 20 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Burl, Copper
19th Century Japanese Burl Hibachi
Offered by Porter & Plunk
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Sculptures and Carvings
Burl, Copper
Two antique burl wood hibachi with copper liners. Each piece has is attache...
Pair of Monumental Post-Modern Obelisk Cabinets
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 4.5 in. W 32.75 in. D 23.75 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Pair of Monumental Post-Modern Obelisk Cabinets
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Post-Modern Cabinets
A truly unique pair of Post-Modernist cabinets in the form of a faux porphy...
19th Century Renaissance Revival Table
Dimensions: H 36.5 in. W 30 in. D 4 ft. 1.5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Oak
19th Century Renaissance Revival Table
Offered by Porter & Plunk
Antique 19th Century European Renaissance Revival Center Tables
Oak
Solid oak Renaissance Revival trestle table which features carved trestle e...
Dimensions: H 30 in. Dm 21 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Nickel
French Art Deco Nickeled Bronze Pendant Light
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century French Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants
Nickel
A sculptural chandelier consisting of three arms holding three lit frosted ...
Dimensions: H 14 in. Dm 4 ft.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Gold Leaf, Lacquer, Wood
Kittinger "Lotus" Coffee Table
Kittinger
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Gold Leaf, Lacquer, Wood
A wonderful example of a Mid-Century Modern "Lotus" coffee table designed b...
Mid-Century Modern Cabinet
Dimensions: H 30 in. W 5 ft. D 18.5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Walnut, Brass
Mid-Century Modern Cabinet
American of Martinsville, Unknown
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers
Walnut, Brass
Dressing cabinet or credenza by Marten Gershon for American of Martinsville...
Dimensions: H 37 in. Dm 9 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Large "Polvera D'oro" Murano Glass Lamp
Barovier & Toso
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Murano Glass
A large three part Murano lamp, in the "Polvera d'Oro" technique of gold fl...
1970s Modern Stainless Steel Slab Floor Lamp
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 8.5 in. W 11 in. D 8 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Stainless Steel
1970s Modern Stainless Steel Slab Floor Lamp
Pace Collection
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Stainless Steel
A high quality stainless steel floor lamp. A rectangular shaft sits on a fl...
1970s French Fractal Resin Lamp
Dimensions: H 27 in. W 5 in. D 5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Resin
1970s French Fractal Resin Lamp
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Resin
Three amber fractal resin blocks separated by clear resin discs on a black ...
Mid-Century Modern Nine-Drawer Dresser
Dimensions: H 32.25 in. W 6 ft. 8 in. D 19 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Burl
Mid-Century Modern Nine-Drawer Dresser
Romweber
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers
Burl
A rare nine-drawer dresser with octagonal lattice relief detail on the draw...
Pair of Lucite Mid-Century Modern Lamps
Dimensions: H 29.5 in. W 7 in. D 7 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Lucite
Pair of Lucite Mid-Century Modern Lamps
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Lucite
A pair of Lucite lamps each with three Lucite tapered prisms with angled to...
Dimensions: H 28 in. W 36 in. D 17 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Pair of Bronze Mirrored Nightstands by Ello
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers
A chic pair of nightstands or small chests by Ello in bronze mirror and bra...
Huge Mid-Century Modern Moroccan Style Coffee Table
Dimensions: H 20.5 in. W 6 ft. 6 in. D 6 ft. 6 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Leather, Oak
Huge Mid-Century Modern Moroccan Style Coffee Tabl...
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Moorish Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Leather, Oak
A custom coffee table with Moorish arches carved wood base with a leather i...
Italian Mid-Century Modern Travertine Lamp
Dimensions: H 34.5 in. W 10 in. D 10 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Travertine
Italian Mid-Century Modern Travertine Lamp
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Brass, Travertine
An Italian travertine lamp of obelisk form with new brass double cluster so...
Dimensions: H 37.5 in. W 21 in. D 27 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Jay Spectre for Century "Eclipse" Side Chair
Century Furniture, Jay Spectre
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
A channel tufted side chair by Jay Spectre for century furniture. Newly uph...
Dimensions: H 24 in. W 24 in. D 20 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Pair of 1960s Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
A chic pair of Mid-Century Modern side tables with a floating top and shelf...
Adnet Table Lamp
Dimensions: H 22 in. Dm 8 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Adnet Table Lamp
Jacques Adnet
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
A Jacques Adnet lamp newly created from an astray. Wrought metal tripod bas...
Modernist Alabaster Lamp
Dimensions: H 15.5 in. W 7.5 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Alabaster
Modernist Alabaster Lamp
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Alabaster
Mid-Century Modern alabaster lamp. Arrow shaped with three square cutouts a...
Dimensions: H 14.5 in. Dm 11.5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Milk Glass
Mid-Century Modern Milk Glass Pendants
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Milk Glass
Fantastic Mid-Century Modern milk glass pendants in an 'egg' form. Each pen...
Dimensions: H 15 in. Dm 36 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Terrazzo, Wrought Iron
Mid-Century Terrazzo Coffee Indoor/Outdoor Table
William " Billy " Haines
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Terrazzo, Wrought Iron
A custom Mid-Century Modern coffee table for exterior use. 2" thick poured ...