R. Louis Bofferding Decorative and Fine Art

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About R. Louis Bofferding Decorative and Fine Art

A former museum curator and contemporary art consultant, Bofferding has been dealing in art and design from the 18th century to the present since 1994. He first gained recognition for reintroducing the high-style 20th-century furniture of Jansen, Baguès, and Syrie Maugham. He has since mounted the first selling exhibitions of John Dickinson and Alessandro Albrizzi, both in collaboration with their estates. Bofferding’s taste encompasses the rarefied – an ancient marble Pompeian head -- the unusual – an Elsie de Wolfe mirrored fireplace – and the important – a monument...Read More

R. Louis Bofferding Decorative and Fine Art

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Modernist 1930s Floor Lamp
Modernist 1930s Floor Lamp
Vintage 1930s French Modern Floor Lamps
Glass, Mirror, Chrome, Wood
This floor lamp was designed by Jacques Adnet of Paris, or under his influence by the New York decorating firm of McMillen. It was owned by the heiress, socialite, philanthropist, an...
19th Century French Wig Stand by Louis Danjard
19th Century French Wig Stand by Louis Danjard
Louis Danjard
Antique 19th Century French Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities
Leather, Iron, Wood, Papier Mâché
This Surreal-looking object was made as a wig stand in mid-19th century France by Louis Danjard. It was probably in the legendary Folk Art collection of the important American sculpt...
Handsome 19th Century Military Officer's Chauffe-Plat
Handsome 19th Century Military Officer's Chauff...
Unknown
Antique Mid-19th Century French Campaign Pedestals
Brass
Made in Paris in the 1850s by Chevalier of Montmartre, this brass chauffe-plat in the form of a column kept food hot for an officer when on a military campaign. Burning coals at the ...
George Platt Lynes 1930s Photograph of Princess Natalie Paley
George Platt Lynes 1930s Photograph of Princess...
George Platt Lynes
Vintage 1940s American Photography
This photograph by George Platt Lynes is unusual for having three exposures of the Russian princess Natalie Paley, the celebrated beauty, and the wife of Paris couturier Lucien Lelon...
Large Shape-Shifting French Baroque Table
Large Shape-Shifting French Baroque Table
Unknown
Antique 1650s French Baroque Center Tables
Oak
French gate-leg table, circa 1650. Oak with metal fittings. Measures: Height 28 ¼“ width 54“ depth 20 ½“ / 41 ½“/ 62“ $20,000. This solid oak French Baroque table has two pivoting...
18th Century French Rococo Sofa
18th Century French Rococo Sofa
Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Sofas
Satin, Silk, Walnut
The walnut frame of this large, Louis XV-period sofa is unusual for its highly animated form. It is finely carved with flowers, leaves, bound reeds and scrolling vegetal forms. We ha...
Unusual Large English Glass Candlestick, circa 1800
Unusual Large English Glass Candlestick, circa ...
Antique Early 1800s George III Candlesticks
Glass
This large and dramatic blown and cast-glass candlestick, with a blue-and-white spiral in its stem, was most likely made in England around 1800. It comes from the collection of the ...
Large Berlin Porcelain Bracket
Large Berlin Porcelain Bracket
Alexander Kips
Antique 1890s German Rococo Revival Wall Brackets
Porcelain
This charming yet substantial Neo-Rococo bracket was made in Berlin by KPM, the royal porcelain manufactory. Finely modeled, and pierced, the animated design is attributed to Alexand...
Ruby Glass Victorian-Style Lamp
Ruby Glass Victorian-Style Lamp
Vintage 1960s American American Classical Table Lamps
Brass, Glass
This stylish Mid-Century take on a late 19th century oil lamp model was made in ruby glass and golden brass, and is now fitted with a custom, high-gloss black paper shade.
Three 1950s Venini Spiraling Obelisks
Three 1950s Venini Spiraling Obelisks
Venini
Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Centerpieces
Glass
A set of three spiraling clear-glass obelisks with red flame-like intrusions by Venini. All bearing faint acid-etched stamps that date them to the 1950s. They are 17, 14 1/4, and 14...
John Bradstreet Bronze Lotus, circa 1900
John Bradstreet Bronze Lotus, circa 1900
John Scott Bradstreet
Antique Early 1900s American Arts and Crafts Garden Ornaments
Bronze
From the 1890s until his death in 1914, John Bradstreet, the important American Arts and Crafts furniture and interior designer, worked from The Crafts House, his landscaped oriental...
Alessandro Albrizzi Rug from the 1960s
Alessandro Albrizzi Rug from the 1960s
Alessandro Albrizzi
Vintage 1960s English Mid-Century Modern More Carpets
Wool
This large 1960s rug was designed by Baron Alessandro Albrizzi and installed in his London shop, as seen in the vintage photograph accompanying this listing. He then had it shipped ...

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