Porter & Plunk

Palm Springs, CA

About Porter & Plunk

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 classi...Read More

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Featured Pieces

20th Century United States Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
A lovely piece of California Studio pottery, with a speckled pale grey blue glaze.
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
20th Century United States Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Upholstery, Walnut
A good Mid-Century Modern sofa by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, with flared back and arms and loose back cushions. Square dark walnut legs with round brass foot. The piece was reupholst...
Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
20th Century United States Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Upholstery, Walnut
A good sofa by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, with dark walnut base and legs.
Cenedese
20th Century Italy Glass
Murano Glass
Lovely and rare pink Murano glass candle stick holders by Cenedes in the scavo technique. Signed. Large 16.75" H Diameter 4.25" Medium 13" H Diameter 4.25" Smal...
Ello Furniture
20th Century Side Tables
Chrome, Travertine
A pair of nightstands consisting of a three-drawer chest and a two-door cabinet. Travertine front and inset tops with chromes accents, sides and base.
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Hansen Lighting Co.
20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Brass, Breccia Marble
A chic Breccia Antica aggregate marble column lamp in the style of Robsjohn-Gibbings. New antiqued brass fittings.
Seguso Company, The Marbro Lamp Company
20th Century Italy Table Lamps
Brass, Murano Glass
A good pair of Mid-Century Modern lamps retailed by Marbro Lamp Co. in the 1960s. Glass elements by Seguso, handblown so they are slightly different but a good matched pair. Lamp bas...
21st Century China Table Lamps
Ceramic
A good pair of red and blue Imari table lamps with antiqued brass fittings. Shades for display only. Dimension is to top of ceramic.
Maurizio Tempestini, Laurel Lamp Company
20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Chrome
A pair of small scale mid-century modern lamps in nickel by Maurizio Tempestini for Laurel Lamp Co. Base 5x5, height to top of sculptural form, 17.25". Shade for display only
Maurizio Tempestini
20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Wrought Iron
A chic and rare mid-century modern table lamp in wrought iron, in the style of Glenn of California, Maurizio Tempestini and Salterini. Rewired with new cord and socket. Shade for dis...
Bakalowits & Sohne
20th Century Austria Hollywood Regency Wall Lights and Sconces
Crystal, Nickel
A pair of Mid-Century Modern crystal sconces in rectangular form by Bakalowitz and Sohne, 1960s. There are five sockets for candelabra base bulbs, 25 watts each. Nickel plated steel ...
Antique Late 19th Century Japan Table Lamps
Bronze, Porcelain
A stunning pair of 19th century Japanese Imari porcelain vases with period gilt bronze mounts. Unique coloration with blue and orange panels containing floral and bird motifs. Profes...

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