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MODERN STYLE

The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw sweeping social change and major scientific advances — both of which contributed to a new aesthetic: modernism. Rejecting the rigidity of Victorian artistic conventions, modernists sought a new means of expression. References to the natural world and ornate classical embellishments gave way to the sleek simplicity of the Machine Age. Architect Philip Johnson characterized the hallmarks of modernism as “machine-like simplicity, smoothness or surface [and] avoidance of ornament.”

Early practitioners of modernist design include the De Stijl (“The Style”) group, founded in the Netherlands in 1917, and the Bauhaus School, founded two years later in Germany.

Followers of both groups produced sleek, spare designs — many of which became icons of daily life in the 20th century. The modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics. While Bauhaus principals Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created furniture from mass-produced, chrome-plated steel, American visionaries like Charles and Ray Eames worked in materials as novel as molded plywood and fiberglass. Today, Breuer’s Wassily chair, Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chaircrafted with his romantic partner, designer Lilly Reich — and the Eames lounge chair are emblems of progressive design and vintage originals are prized cornerstones of collections.

It’s difficult to overstate the influence that modernism continues to wield over designers and architects — and equally difficult to overstate how revolutionary it was when it first appeared a century ago. But because modernist furniture designs are so simple, they can blend in seamlessly with just about any type of décor. Don’t overlook them.

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Style: Modern
Reflect Cast Solid Bronze Bottle Opener Design Object
Located in Bainbridge Island, WA
Cast in solid bronze in a small Northwest foundry, our bottle opener is a study in reflection. Its overall shape is reflected on two planes. Its materiality shimmers warmly with refl...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Bronze

Glass Decanter, Completely Handcrafted in Chicago
Located in Chicago, IL
A place to ready the tastes and hidden intoxication offerings of your libation to the evening.      
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2010s American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Stainless Steel

Onyx Marble Mortar and Pestle, Small
Located in New York, NY
An onyx marble mortar and pestle, circa mid to late-20th century. A great kitchen or bar accessory and a necessity for fine cuisine and cocktail recipes. Dimensions: Mortar, 3" heigh...
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Mid-20th Century European Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Onyx

Square Piano Plate by Studioformart
Located in Geneve, CH
Square piano plate by Studioformart Total marble collection Dimensions: 22 x 22 x 18 cm Materials: Bianco Carrara The history of marble carving is lost in time; in one breath, ...
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2010s Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Marble, Carrara Marble

Maharam Pattern Tray Large by Scholten & Baijings
Located in New York, NY
Pattern Tray Large by Scholten & Baijings 003 Glacier Oak with Blocks textile graphic. Made in Japan by Karimoku New Standard. Scholten & Baijings for Maharam is a collection of ho...
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21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Oak

Plumb Marble Tray, Large by Essenzia
Located in Geneve, CH
Plumb marble tray - Large by Essenzia Materials: India Green Dimensions: 45 x 45 cm Also Available: Pele de Tigre, Estremoz White, Carrara, Rosa Portugal Simple and functiona...
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2010s Portuguese Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Marble

Hunter Green Japanese Paisley Faux Lacquerware Small Tray
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Japanese Paisley Faux Lacquerware Small Tray In shades of green, orange and red with paisley details Stamped OTAGIRI Japan Size: 8 x 6 x 0.25.
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Early 2000s Japanese Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Plastic

Set of 16 Kartell Jellies Flutes in Light Blue by Patricia Urquiola
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Jellies family tableware line has been expanded to include new items designed especially for the Christmas holidays and for ringing in the New Year, the Jellies champagne flute. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Plastic

Italic Lace Black Finish Petal Coaster Set of Four, Galante & Lancman for Driad
Located in Brooklyn, NY
"The city of Siena in 1440 birthed the original lace items that provided the inspiration for a range of table accessories. Back then they were made with a crochet hook, now they are ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Brass

Italic Lace Rectangular Placemat in Black by Galante & Lancman for Driade
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The city of Siena in 1440 birthed the original lace items that provided the inspiration for a range of table accessories. Back then they were made with a crochet hook, now they are m...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Brass

Ghidini 1961 Omini the Lazy Climber Candlestick in Brass by Stefano Giovannoni
Located in Villa Carcina, IT
Candlesholder in brass Omini is a family of products that plays on the inclusion and the relationship between the human figure with a series of monolithic objects from geometric and...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Brass

Silver-Plated Scalloped Nut Dish by Michael Graves for Swid Powell
Located in Palm Desert, CA
Here is a very famous design by Michael Graves for Swid Powell that is very difficult to find. The bowl is peen-hammered and sits on a fixed cruciform base. The initial drawings for ...
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1980s Italian Vintage Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Silver Plate

Maharam Pattern Tray by Scholten & Baijings
Located in New York, NY
Pattern Tray by Scholten & Baijings 002 Poppy Oak with Blocks textile graphic. Made in Japan by Karimoku New Standard. Scholten & Baijings for Maharam is a collection of home ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Oak

Pierre Cardin Black Lucite and Gold Plated Lidded Ice Bucket Barware Vintage
Located in North Miami, FL
This chic vintage Pierre Cardin black lucite and gold plated lidded 2 part ice bucket or vessel will fit your entertaining needs and bar. It is from the 70's. The white interior cont...
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1970s American Vintage Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Gold Plate

Set of 16 Large Kartell Jellies Glasses in Green by Patricia Urquiola
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A comprehensive line of glasses made from colorful and transparent PMMA plastic. The line's individuality is down to the fact that each model presents a different organic pattern tha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Resin, Plastic

The Wallis Flatware, by Vicente Wolf
Located in New York, NY
From renowned interior designer Vicente Wolf, the Wallis flatware set combines high quality, modern simplicity and timeless elegance into a unique set of flatware. Made from high-gra...
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Early 2000s Korean Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Stainless Steel

CAPA Small Rectangular Tray, Alpaca Silver & Gray Marble
Located in Buenos Aires, AR
With the concept of intermingle materials from our earth, soft marbles and manually hammered alpaca, this sophisticated and elegant line is created, and it includes trays, champagne ...
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2010s Argentine Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Marble, Metal

Disco Bottle Opener from Souda, Copper
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Minimal, geometric, and fit for a space ship, the disco bottle opener is just what you need to get a party started. Available in brass, copper, or chrome.
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2010s Chinese Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Steel

Hand-dyed Shibori Linen Table Runner in Yellow Gold & Indigo Blue
Located in New York, NY
Gold linen table runner dyed with indigo in Pleat pattern. Hand-dyed and sewn in New York City. Runner measures approximately 18 x 72 inches. Each linen runner is hand dyed and one o...
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2010s American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Linen

Ghidini 1961 Omini The Fisherman Napkins Tray in Brass by Stefano Giovannoni
Located in Villa Carcina, IT
Napkins holder in brass Omini is a family of products that plays on the inclusion and the relationship between the human figure with a series of monolithic objects from geometric an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Brass

EU Clients, 'Flight' Tumbler Glass Set, Designer Handmade Glassware
Located in Milan, IT
Set of 2 tumbler glass from the 2020 Flight Collection The Flight glass tumblers from fferrone are glassware essentials that are great for serving water, soft drinks, and juice as...
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2010s Czech Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Glass

Coaster Barware Blue Azul Macaubas Marble Majolica Pattern Handmade Italy
Located in Ancona, Marche
The Amalfi coaster inspired by the pattern of Majolica tiles represents all the Mediterranean flavor made of sea, sun, lemons and carefree laughter. Coaster in polished Azul Macauba...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Marble

Opinion Ciatti Elementare Carrara Marble Multi-Use Kitchen Tool
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Elementary, like the geometrical shapes it is made of. Elementary, like the matching shapes games played as children. Elementary, like the kitchen kit designed by Studio Lievito. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Carrara Marble, Stainless Steel

Bronze Lighter by Rick Owens
Located in Geneve, CH
Bronze lighter by Rick Owens Dimensions: L 11.5 x W 5.5 x H 3 cm Materials: Bronze Weight: 0.45 kg Available in Black and Nitrate finish. Rick Owens is a California-born fashion an...
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2010s French Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Bronze

Contemporary Black Copper Bai He Tray by Robert Kuo, Hand Repousse
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Bai He tray Black copper Hand repoussé Limited edition Each piece is individually crafted and is unique. Repoussé is the traditional art of hand-hammering decorative relief o...
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2010s Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Copper

Set of 4 Kartell Jellies Espresso Cups in Crystal by Patricia Urquiola
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Jellies Family, which heralded a new way of perceiving tableware by using transparent products moulded with various relief patterns, has been expanded to include new elements suc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Plastic

Set of 4 Kartell Medium Dune Trays in Pink by Mario Bellini
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The semi-transparent material of these trays with internal sculpting varies in chromatic intensity and luminosity and projects a magical three-dimensional illusion onto the surface h...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Crystal

Camille Cake Stand by Marc Dibeh
Located in Geneve, CH
Camille cake stand by Marc Dibeh 2014 Materials: French oak, brass Dimensions: D 40 x H 35 cm Beirut based designer Marc Dibeh narrates his cultural environment through compel...
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2010s Lebanese Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Brass

Plank Tray Natural Minimal Modern Ash Serving Pedestal Display Object
Located in Bainbridge Island, WA
A beautifully simple and sturdy tray made in our studio from sustainably sourced ash. Use to serve food and drinks or as a low pedestal to display objects. Dimensions: Height 1.2...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Ash

PORTEÑO Small Black & Cream Hand Painted Wood Tray
Located in Buenos Aires, AR
The urban and cosmopolitan Porteño family carries the spirit of the ones born in Buenos Aires city or “Porteño”, as they are commonly known. Its boxes, trays and flower vases have a ...
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2010s Argentine Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Wood

Coasters Set of Four. Formed from Brass Sheets and Handcrafted in Chicago
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand-formed from a sheet of brass, emphasizing the material’s pliable characteristics expressed through the process of production, each piece is then tarnished or darkened giving it ...
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2010s American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Brass

Ghidini 1961 Omini Thinker & Walkman Candlestick in Brass by Stefano Giovannoni
Located in Villa Carcina, IT
"Candles holder in brass Omini is a family of products that plays on the inclusion and the relationship between the human figure with a series of monolithic objects from geometric a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Brass

Valle Bar Large Silver Alpaca & Horn Tray
Located in Buenos Aires, AR
This family is inspired by the forms and figures shaped by the wind of the Moon Valley (in the province of San Juan, in the North of Argentina). It comes from this magical and inspir...
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2010s South American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Stone, Metal

Venini Tall Tessuti Battuti Vase in Red by Carlo Scarpa
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Tessuti Battuti vases, designed by Carlo Scarpa and manufactured by Venini, feature a blown handmade glass body with bicolored “Filigrana” stripes then cut. Originally designed in 19...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Blown Glass

Ghidini 1961 Omini the Walkman Napkins Tray in Brass by Stefano Giovannoni
Located in Villa Carcina, IT
Napkins holder in brass Omini is a family of products that plays on the inclusion and the relationship between the human figure with a series of monolithic objects from geometric an...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Brass

Kartell Jellies Carafe in Crystal by Patricia Urquiola
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A comprehensive line of carafes made from colourful and transparent PMMA plastic. The line's individuality is down to the fact that each model presents a different organic pattern th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Plastic

Ghidini 1961 Omini the Walkman Short Candlestick in Brass by Stefano Giovannoni
Located in Villa Carcina, IT
Candleholder in brass. Omini is a family of products that plays on the inclusion and the relationship between the human figure with a series of monolithic objects from geometric and...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Brass

Set of 4 Kartell Jellies Espresso Cup in Green by Patricia Urquiola
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Jellies Family, which heralded a new way of perceiving tableware by using transparent products moulded with various relief patterns, has been expanded to include new elements suc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Plastic

Ariadne Coasters by Faye Tsakalides
Located in Geneve, CH
Ariadne coasters in white Volakas marble by Faye Tsakalides. Dimensions: 12 W x 12 L x 1 H cm Materials: White Volakas marble. Technique: Crafted from a single piece of marble. ...
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2010s Greek Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Marble

Contemporary Set of 2 Coffee Cups and Saucer Hand decorated Porcelain Tableware
Located in Roma, RM
Handcrafted in Italy from the finest porcelain, these 2 coffee cups and saucers from the Chestnut Collection have a multicolor dotted decoration shaped as a Cascade while the inside ...
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2010s Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Porcelain

Maharam Pattern Tray Small by Scholten & Baijings
Located in New York, NY
Pattern Tray Small by Scholten & Baijings 001 Zest Oak with blocks textile graphic. Made in Japan by Karimoku new standard. Scholten & Baijings for Maharam is a collection of home ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Oak

Set of 6 Rosenthal "Maria" Cream Soups w. Saucers
Located in San Francisco, CA
Cream soup cup, 9 oz fl - 5" diameter. Cream soup saucer, 7 " diameter.  
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Mid-20th Century German Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Porcelain

Set of Six Campbell-Rey Cosima Murano Highballs
Located in London, GB
Campbell-Rey launches two new hand blown Murano glassware collections crafted from Pyrex. Named Cosimo and Cosima, the two sibling collections are a continuation of the close relatio...
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2010s Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Murano Glass

Lilì and Lulù Oil and Vinegar Set in Mouth Blown Glass by Matteo Cibic
Located in Milan, IT
Lilì and Lulù make up a set of oil and vinegar dispensers, this couple of characters is made in mouth blown glass with a grooved finishing. Lilì and Lulù set is part of table Joy, a ...
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2010s Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Blown Glass

Set of Six Campbell-Rey Cosima Murano Wine Glasses
Located in London, GB
Campbell-Rey launches two new hand blown Murano glassware collections crafted from Pyrex. Named Cosimo and Cosima, the two sibling collections are a continuation of the close relatio...
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2010s Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Murano Glass

Disco Bottle Opener from Souda, Brass
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Minimal, geometric, and fit for a space ship, the Disco bottle opener is just what you need to get a party started. Available in brass copper, or chrome.
Category

2010s Chinese Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Steel

Set of Six Campbell-Rey Cosimo Murano Wine Glasses
Located in London, GB
Campbell-Rey launches two new hand blown Murano glassware collections crafted from Pyrex. Named Cosimo and Cosima, the two sibling collections are a continuation of the close relatio...
Category

2010s Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Murano Glass

Carl Auböck Very Early Rare Completely Original Bell
Located in London, GB
Mid-1940s bell by Carl Auböck with the original leather handle and stitching. Very rarely seen piece in a good condition. From a Viennese collection and first time being dealt since ...
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1940s Austrian Vintage Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Pewter

Venini Ando Cosmos Vase in Aquamarine, Grape and Mint by Tadao Ando
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Ando Cosmos vase, designed by Tadao Ando and manufactured by Venini, is made of three vases that create a sphere when united. Crystal version is available in a limited edition of 19 ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Glass

Hand-dyed Shibori Linen Table Runner in Silver Grey & Indigo Blue
Located in New York, NY
Silver linen table runner dyed with indigo in Pleat pattern. Hand-dyed and sewn in New York City. Runner measures approximately 18 x 72 inches. Each linen runner is hand dyed and one...
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2010s American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Linen

12 Polished Horn Bowls
Located in New York, NY
Set of 12 hand made polished horn bowls, hand wash/damp cloth only, no dishwasher.
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Horn

Set of 2 Camille Cake Stands by Marc Dibeh
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2 camille cake stands by Marc Dibeh 2014 Materials: French oak, brass Dimensions: D 40 x H 35 cm Beirut based designer Marc Dibeh narrates his cultural environment thro...
Category

2010s Lebanese Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Brass

Tipì and Tidò Salt and Pepper Shakers Set in Mouth Blown Glass by Matteo Cibic
Located in Milan, IT
Tipì and Tidò are two small creatures that make up a salt and pepper set, this product is made in mouth blown glass with a grooved finishing. Tipì and Tidò set is part of Table Joy, ...
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2010s Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Blown Glass

Champagne Bucket Wine Cooler Vase Vessel Rose Quartz Handmade Collectible Italy
Located in Ancona, Marche
Luxurious and big Champagne bucket sculpted by hand from a solid block of Rose Quartz. Polished finishing. Champagne bucket dimensions: D 25.5, H 38 cm. Available in different quart...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Rose Quartz

Ghidini 1961 Omini Round Tea Light in Rose Gold by Stefano Giovannoni
Located in Villa Carcina, IT
Tea light in brass Omini is a family of products that plays on the inclusion and the relationship between the human figure with a series of monolithic objects from geometric and Min...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Brass

Christofle Knife Rests Silver Plated, Married Set of 12
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Ready for your elegant dinner party or fun take-out Chinese food banquet. - see last picture. Vintage Christofle Knife Rests Silver Plated - set of 12, married set of 6 Christofl...
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Mid-20th Century French Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Silver Plate

Hermès Horse Head Champagne Bucket
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful equestrian motif ice bucket by Hermès. Incredible condition.
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1960s French Vintage Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Silver Plate

Set of Six Campbell-Rey Cosimo Murano Highballs
Located in London, GB
Campbell-Rey launches two new hand blown Murano glassware collections crafted from Pyrex. Named Cosimo and Cosima, the two sibling collections are a continuation of the close relatio...
Category

2010s Italian Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Murano Glass

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