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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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Italian Stainless Steel and Brass Desk Table
Italian Stainless Steel and Brass Desk Table
Maison Ramsay
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Dining Room Tables
Brass, Glass, Stainless Steel
Mid-Century Modern table of stainless steel with brass accents and inset gl...
Karl Springer Style Tessellated Bone Dining Table ...
Karl Springer
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Colombian Modern Dining Room Tables
Mid-Century Modern dining or center table base of tessellated bone. Four le...
Pair of Plaster Jansen Attributed Console Tables
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century French Console Tables
Plaster, Wood
Pair of French wall-mounted plaster console tables with feather-form bases ...
Karl Springer Lucite and Brass Occasional Table
Karl Springer, Karl Springer Ltd.
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
A nice scaled occasional table or small cocktail/coffee table with Lucite l...
Pair of Caned and Walnut Lounge Chairs Kipp Stewar...
Directional, Kipp Stewart
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Cane, Walnut
A pair of sculptural chairs in dark walnut with caned barrel back. Loose cu...
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Two-Tier Console Table
Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Console Tables
A console table by Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb in dark walnut. With two...
Pair of Guglielmo Ulrich 1930s Art Deco Club Chair...
Guglielmo Ulrich
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Art Deco Club Chairs
Upholstery, Wood
A unique pair of Italian Art Deco club chairs by Guglielmo Ulrich. Ebonized...
Rare Pair of Mid-Century Stainless Steel and Brass...
Laurel Lamp Company
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Brass, Stainless Steel
Chic pair of stainless steel cylinder lamps with applied abstract brass dec...
Hollywood Regency Stainless Steel and Brass King B...
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Hollywood Regency Beds
Stainless Steel, Brass
A Mid-Century Modern king-size bed with stainless steel posts with brass ac...
Rare Venini "Diamante" Table Obelisk
Rare Venini "Diamante" Table Obelisk
Venini
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Glass
Murano Glass
A rare table decoration by Venini in the Diamante pattern. Used in several ...
Set of Four Mid-Century French Metal and Brass Din...
Colette Gueden
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Brass, Metal
A chic set of four dining chairs in painted metal with brass accents in the...
Set of Three Danish Bar Stools by Johannes Anderse...
Johannes Andersen, Uldum Møbelfabrik
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Stools
Teak, Upholstery
A set of three vintage Danish modern bar stools in oiled teak with a sculpt...
Pair of Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Side Chair...
Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
A pair of iconic Milo Baughman Mid-Century Modern side chairs with tubular ...
Pair of Modern Klismos Chairs by Pietro Constantin...
Pietro Constantini, Ello Furniture
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs
A pair of Klismos chairs by Pietro Constantini for Ello, in the style of Ro...
Pair of Maison Charles Steel Sconces
Pair of Maison Charles Steel Sconces
Maison Charles et Fils
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces
Stainless Steel
A chic pair of Maison Charles French sconces in steel. Steel shades with a ...
Maison Jansen Style Steel and Brass Coffee Table
Maison Jansen Style Steel and Brass Coffee Table
Maison Jansen
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Brass, Stainless Steel
A chic pair of steel trestle or sawhorse form coffee table bases with brass...
Pair of Edwardian English Leather Library Chairs
Offered by Porter & Plunk
Antique 19th Century English Edwardian Chairs
Mahogany, Leather
A pair of Edwardian leather upholstered armchairs with square back and open...
Vintage French Adjustable Modernist Chandelier
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Metal
A sculptural chandelier in metal comprised of four rotating arms with adjus...
Mid-Century Modern Italian Chandelier in the Manne...
Fontana Arte, Crystal Arte
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Crystal, Glass
An eight-light chandelier in the form of a 'bowl' formed by glass panels al...
Set of Eight Regency Style Dining Chairs, Parish H...
Albert Hadley, Sister Parish
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century American Regency Dining Room Chairs
Upholstery, Wood
A set of four armchairs and four side chairs in the Regency style created f...
Pair of Italian Brass Mirrors
Pair of Italian Brass Mirrors
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors
Brass
A pair of 1970s Italian brass mirrors, with two square section brass frames...
Pair of Large Textured Murano Glass Wall Sconces b...
Artisti Barovier
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass, Murano Glass
A pair of very large Mid-Century Modern wall sconces by Barovier of texture...
Textured Glass Tile Flush Mount Light Fixture in t...
Kalmar
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount
Glass
A large Mid-Century Modern flush mount light fixture composed of rectangula...
Mid-Century Modern Venini for Camer Crystal Chande...
Venini, Camer Glass
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Murano Glass
A Mid-Century Modern chandelier with four tiers of Venini Murano crystal tr...
Mid-Century Modern Brass Chandelier
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Metal
A lovely Mid-Century Modern chandelier of circular form with six painted me...
Mid-Century Modern Bar Cart
Mid-Century Modern Bar Cart
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Mid-Century Modern Bar Carts
Brass, Glass, Wood
Sculptural brass and wood bar cart with two glass topped wood shelves on a ...
French Ceramic Faux Bois Floor Lamp
French Ceramic Faux Bois Floor Lamp
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century French Floor Lamps
Ceramic
A sculptural floor lamp in ceramic faux bois with exceptional color and gla...
Mazzega "Lollipop" Globe Pendant
Mazzega "Lollipop" Globe Pendant
AVMazzega
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants
Murano Glass
An Italian Murano glass light fixture by Mazzega of two cast pieces of clea...
Pair of Russian Neoclassical Style Malachite Obeli...
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Russian Neoclassical Sculptures
Malachite, Stone
A pair of Russian neoclassical style obelisks of malachite. Square, tapered...
Collection of Three Vintage Malachite Boxes
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Boxes
Malachite, Stone
A set of three vintage malachite boxes, two rectangular boxes with conformi...
Pair of French Neoclassical Nesting Tables
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Pair of French Neoclassical Nesting Tables
Maison Jansen, Baguès
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century French Neoclassical Nesting Tables and Stacking Tables
Brass, Mirror
A pair of brass neoclassical nesting tables with original antiqued mirror t...
Late 19th Century French Louis XV Duchesse Brisee
Offered by Porter & Plunk
Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Chaise Longues
A lovely Louis XV style duchesse brisee, armchair and ottoman with carved b...
Pair of Art Nouveau Corner Tables
Pair of Art Nouveau Corner Tables
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century European Art Nouveau Tables
Wood
A chic pair of Art Nouveau carved encoignure (corner tables) lacquered ivor...
Monumental Barovier & Toso "Taif" Chandelier
Barovier & Toso, Angelo Barovier
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants
Cut Glass, Murano Glass
A magnificent Murano chandelier by Barovier & Toso in purple/black Murano g...
Pair of Carved Wood Nautilus Shell Lamps
Pair of Carved Wood Nautilus Shell Lamps
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Table Lamps
Metal, Wood
A pair of 1980s carved wood nautilus shells on gilt metal stands mounted as...
Large Mid-Century Modern Gold Glazed Incised Lamp
Offered by Porter & Plunk
20th Century Italian Table Lamps
A large gold glazed ceramic lamp with stylized leaf patterns. Shade for dis...