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Modern Furniture Design

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 The Modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics.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 principles 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 chair, and the Eames’s 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 designs are so simple, they can blend in seamlessly with just about any type of décor. Don’t overlook them.

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Grand Piano Gattopardo
Located in Santa Cruz do Bispo, PT
Empowered by fascinating myths, since ancient times the Leopard represents an emblem of wisdom, rebirth and vitality. Also used as an ornament and talisman, it is a constant presence...
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Early 2000s Portuguese Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Exclusive Contemporary Gold-Plated Signature Dining Table Set
Located in Santa Cruz do Bispo, PT
Exclusive contemporary gold-plated signature dining table set. This extraordinary design offers a sophisticated contemporary dining table. Together with six supremely comfortable din...
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2010s Portuguese Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Brass

Fine Arts, The Falcon I
Located in Santa Cruz do Bispo, PT
The original painting by Local Artist, offering an accomplished unique modern design with unmistakable style and presence. Work made with the best pigments and hydrophobic acrylic re...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Acrylic

“Pagoda” contemporary Table Lamp, sky silk, Silvered Crystal Tip, brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This table lamp is a contemporary piece, made entirely by hand in Tuscany Italy, 100% of Italian origin. Inspired by the eastern Pagoda temple, Sabrina masterfully combines the ge...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

“Pagoda” Contemporary Table Lamp, Bronze Satin Silk Satin Brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This table lamp is a contemporary piece, made entirely by hand in Tuscany Italy, 100% of Italian origin. Inspired by Pagoda temple, the lamp combines unlimited geometric lines with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

“Pagoda” Contemporary Table Lamp, Blue China Satin Silk Satin Brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This table lamp is a contemporary piece, made entirely by hand in Tuscany Italy, 100% of Italian origin. Inspired by Pagoda temple, the lamp combines unlimited geometric lines with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

“Pagoda” Contemporary Table Lamp, Purple Satin Silk Satin Brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This table lamp is a contemporary piece, made entirely by hand in Tuscany Italy, 100% of Italian origin. Inspired by Pagoda temple, the lamp combines unilimited geometric lines wit...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

“Pagoda” contemporary Table Lamp, satin silk, Silvered Crystal Tip, brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This table lamp is a contemporary piece, made entirely by hand in Tuscany Italy, 100% of Italian origin. Inspired by the eastern Pagoda temple, Sabrina masterfully combines the ge...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

“Pagoda” contemporary Table Lamp, gold silk, Silvered Crystal Tip, brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This table lamp is a contemporary piece, made entirely by hand in Tuscany Italy, 100% of Italian origin. Inspired by the eastern Pagoda temple, Sabrina masterfully combines the ge...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

“Sunshine” Contemporary Table Lamp, Kyoto Washi, Silk, Cast Melted Brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This lamp is a contemporary piece, made in Tuscany, Italy entirely by hand, 100% of Italian origin. The style is halfway through Art Nouveau and Japanese Oriental style. A star-shape...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

“Pagoda” Contemporary Table Lamp, Rust Satin Silk Satin Brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This table lamp is a contemporary piece, made entirely by hand in Tuscany Italy, 100% of Italian origin. Inspired by Pagoda temple, the lamp combines unlimited geometric lines with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

“Pagoda” contemporary Table Lamp, White Linen, Silvered Crystal Tip, brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This table lamp is a contemporary piece, made entirely by hand in Tuscany Italy, 100% of Italian origin. Inspired by the eastern Pagoda temple, Sabrina masterfully combines the geo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

“Sunshine” Contemporary Table Lamp, Kyoto washi ,Silk, cast melted Brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This lamp is a contemporary piece, made in Tuscany, Italy entirely by hand, 100% of Italian origin. The style is halfway the Art Nouveau and the Japanese oriental style. A body, sta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

“Pagoda” Contemporary Table Lamp, Ruby Satin Silk Satin Brass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
This table lamp is a contemporary piece, made entirely by hand in Tuscany Italy, 100% of Italian origin. Inspired by Pagoda temple, the lamp combines unlimited geometric lines with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Crystal, Brass

Hanae Mori Japanese Modern Designer Fourrure Full Length Fur Coat
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautiful vintage full fur coat (likely fox or mink) with silk interior by famed 20th century Japanese designer Hanae Mori. Interior with all the proper maker's labels and previous...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Fur, Silk

Poise Contemporary Stool Table in Solid Ash Hardwood and Concrete by Desmond Lim
Located in London, GB
The Poise Collection features a sculptural series of tables and seats that poetically join the warmth of ash hardwood to the weightiness of cast stone. The furniture pieces make use ...
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2010s British Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Concrete

Non-Existent Existence 1 Contemporary Glass Sculpture by Jinya Zhao
Located in London, GB
Jinya’s work spans sculpture, installation and design. In her current collection she has created a body of new work, using different glass qualities in order to explore the subtle re...
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2010s British Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Glass

Sienna Contemporary Sculpture in Steel by Seungjoon Song
Located in London, GB
I tried to capture the color of the calm earth which has always surrounded all things. I lacquered metal blocks partly and oxidized the margins. Lacquer painting can be completed by ...
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2010s South Korean Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Steel

Magazine Table in Blue and Bronze Ceramic by Milan Pekar
Located in Milan, IT
The magazine table belong to the furniture collection “Vase on table”. Taking everyday practical objects found at home and transforming them into ceramics in a playful way without th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Clay

Vase on Table in Magenta and Beige Ceramic by Milan Pekar
Located in Milan, IT
The magazine table belong to the furniture collection “Vase on table”. Taking everyday practical objects found at home and transforming them into ceramics in a playful way without th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Clay

Landscapes I Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a certificate of authent...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Blue Series II Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a “Certificate of Authen...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Aubergine Clouds Japanese Textile Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Stylized and patterned clouds in rich lavender...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Maple Leaf Festival Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a “Certificate of Authen...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Acrylic

Festival Balloon Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a “Certificate of Authen...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Acrylic

Flower and Foliage Series III Japanese Print in Neutral by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a “Certificate of Authen...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Asian Crane Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a “Certificate of Authen...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Acrylic

Landscapes II Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a “Certificate of Authen...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Flower and Foliage Series I Japanese Print in Neutral by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a “Certificate of Authen...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Waves Japanese Print in Gray and Blue by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Ivory and grey swells become white swooping bi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Gilded Fans II Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a certificate of authent...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Blossoms Japanese Print in Gray and Blue by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Crackled and textured fabric repeat with wispy...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Flower and Foliage Series II Japanese Print in Neutral by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a certificate of authent...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Gilded Fans I Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a certificate of authent...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Peacock Feathers Japanese Print in Gray & Blue by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Crackled and textured fabric repeat with wispy...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Handmade Parametric Outdoor Solid Teak Sofa
Located in Coral Gables, FL
This handmade parametric outdoor solid teak sofa by John Brevard is 1 of a series of 10 pieces in the collection. Unlike other contemporary pieces, this piece is handmade and carries...
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2010s American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Teak

Fine Arts, The Panther
Located in Santa Cruz do Bispo, PT
The original painting by Local Artist, offering an accomplished unique modern design with unmistakable style and presence. Work done with the best pigments and hydrophobic acrylic re...
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2010s European Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Acrylic

Matsumi Kanemitsu Limited Edition Signed Lithograph Print "Hitchhiker Ghost"
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic, limited edition lithograph by eminent American born Japanese artist Matsumi Kanemitsu. The print is pencil signed, dated (1970) and numbered (19/25) by the artist. ...
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1970s American Vintage Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Paper

High End Velvet Modern Bed Set, Signature
Located in Santa Cruz do Bispo, PT
The high end Italian quilted leather modern bed with headboard, where classic Art Deco tones meet timeless glamour. Superbly executed by master Italian craftsmen this exceptional con...
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2010s Portuguese Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Velvet

Sling Rose Carved Genuine Thick Veg Tan Leather
Located in Johannesburg, ZA
Each Rose design Sling hanging chair has been handcrafted by our leather artisans. The rose pattern in this model has been engraved into thick veg tan leather. It exemplifies our ...
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2010s South African Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Steel

UMBRA Mink Cashmere Merino Light Weight Throw
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Custom design by Studio Variously, UMBRA MINK is a light weight throw that can be very well used as a scarf or a wrap / shawl as well. It is finely handwoven by master artisans in Ne...
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2010s Indian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Fabric

LUNAR Cashmere Scarf / Wrap
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Custom design by Studio Variously, LUNAR scarf / wrap / shawl is a finely handwoven piece by master artisans in Nepal. A sustainable design brand based out of Michigan, Studio Var...
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2010s Indian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Fabric

Rose Handloom Cashmere Silk Scarf
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Custom design by Studio Variously, Rose scarf / wrap / shawl is a finely handwoven piece by master artisans in Nepal. A sustainable design brand based out of Michigan, Studio Vari...
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2010s Indian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Fabric

Yeo Byong-uk Korean Multi-Fired Stoneware Pottery Ceramic Vessel Vase Sculpture
Located in Studio City, CA
Breathtaking in execution and form. Minimalist in design yet commanding the viewer's attention. This amazing piece is by Korean contemporary ceramist Yeo Byong-uk who is predominantl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Korean Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Stoneware

Large Ceramic Vase by Brother Thomas Bezanson
Located in Atlanta, GA
An impressively large ceramic vase with a bulbous body and a long neck by potter Brother Thomas Bezanson (1929-2007). The minimalist modern form might be distilled from the classic C...
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20th Century American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Ceramic

Porcelain Celadon Vase with Copper Glaze by Brother Thomas Bezanson
Located in Atlanta, GA
A spindle form porcelain vase by Brother Thomas Bezanson (1929-2007). As a modern interpretation of "Mei-P'ing", a classic form of Chinese vase, the vase takes a drastic transformati...
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20th Century American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Ceramic

Live Edge Oak Dining Table with Inlays and Copper Legs in High Gloss Finish
Located in Riga, LV
This modern live edge dining table is handmade from old, reclaimed oak and solid wood with a fine copper inlay on top and finished with 3 coats of clear epoxy resin. This table with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Copper

Antique Indian Naga Bowl, Old Solid Wood, Natural Rustic, Wabisabi
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
Beautiful old Indian vintage bowl, with great patina, every item is unique, we have several available, each piece is handmade and unique, hand carved solid wood, one piece. Handmade,...
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Early 20th Century Indian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vase from Modern Official Kiln
Located in Atlanta, GA
Dubbed as production of the "Chinese Modern Official Kiln", a small group of porcelains of the highest standard were produced in Jingdezhen from 1962-1967, The production was aimed a...
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1960s Chinese Vintage Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Porcelain

Landscapes III Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a certificate of authent...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood

Etro Home Interiors Gathi Screen in Brass and Fabric
By Etro
Located in Cantu, IT
Refinement, spirituality and introspection are the main themes underlying this sophisticated screen: the shining, ethereal fabric combines with the polished brass profiles creating ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Brass

Etro Home Interiors Timgad Screen in Wood and Fabric
By Etro
Located in Cantu, IT
Majestic and scenographic, Timgad screen gains a prominent position in the space where it is inserted. Artistically mixing components in Vienna straw with elements upholstered with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood, Fabric

Asian Modern Lacquer Screen Element Mounted on Stand Attributed to Karl Springer
Located in New York, NY
Asian red lacquer and parcel gilt screen element mounted with metal embellishments and mounted on a metal stand, attributed to Karl Springer, circa 1970's.
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1970s American Vintage Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Metal

Chiho Aoshima Signed Limited Edition Japanese Print "Building Head Chameleon"
Located in Studio City, CA
Limited edition digital superflat print by renowned Japanese pop artist Chiho Aoshima. Signed, numbered and dated. The print is framed and ready to hang. Aoshima's work can be ...
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Early 2000s Japanese Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Paper

Chiho Aoshima Signed Limited Edition Japanese Print "Rainbow Sky"
Located in Studio City, CA
Limited edition digital super flat print by renowned Japanese pop artist Chiho Aoshima. Framed, signed, numbered, and dated. The print is framed and ready to hang. Aoshima's wo...
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Early 2000s Japanese Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Paper

Scroll Stand, Cream Lacquer, Hand-Carved, Limited Edition
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Scroll stand. Cream lacquer. Hand-carved. Wood-base. Limited edition decorative object. Lacquer is a technique that dates back to the Shang dynasty, circa 1600-1100 BC. The pieces a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood, Lacquer

Blue Floral I Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a "Certificate of Authen...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

Materials

Wood

Blue Floral II Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a "Certificate of Authen...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Asian Art and Furniture

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Wood