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Art Deco Sterling Silver Cigarette Case by William Haseler
Located in New York, NY
Art Deco, sterling silver cigarette case, Birmingham, England, year hallmarked for 1923, William Haseler - maker. Clean lines; gilded interior. When closed, measures 3 3 1/4 inches w...
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1920s English Art Deco Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Sterling Silver

"Zanzibar" Book
Located in NEW YORK, NY
Off the coast of East Africa in the Indian Ocean sits an archipelago known as Zanzibar. It all started ten million years ago when the island of Pemba separated from mainland Africa a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Other

Benjamin Franklin, Complete Works
Located in New York, NY
3 volumes In philosophy, politics and morals with memoirs Of his early life written by himself. Bound in full tan calf, spines neatly repacked, gilt spines, Labels. Illustrated w...
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Early 1800s Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

1890s Chilion Men’s Wooden Frame Bicycle by M.D. Stebbins Mfg. Co.
Located in Peekskill, NY
If you are a seasoned antique bicycle collector than you already know how rare a find this Chilion really is. All wooden wheel and frame antique bicycles are among the rarest. There ...
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Late 19th Century American Industrial Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Entomology Specimen Collection in Display Case
Located in East Hampton, NY
This amazing collection of 30 insect specimens encased forever in acrylic are wonderful for displaying on shelf or in its original carrying case. See detail images for close up of th...
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Late 20th Century Asian Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Acrylic

Japanese Imperial Couple Pair Dolls, 1840
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our recent Japanese acquisitions travels. A rare couple. These Japanese Tachibina dolls represent the simplest essential form of the imperial couple. Their beautiful faces wer...
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Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Shell, Wood

Antique Natural Science Chemistry Model Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate Wood Sculpture
Located in Munich, DE
This natural history model, crafted out of walnut and fruit wood, was made for scientific purposes. Polychrome wooden balls and rods are arranged to form a cubic construction. The gr...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

A.J. Munnings, R.A. Pictures of Horses and English Life
Located in New York, NY
1 volume. A.J. Munnings, R.A. Pictures Of Horses and English Life. Limited to 250 copies, this is #149. Signed by Munnings. Bound in full vellum, top edges gilt, gilt letteri...
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1920s Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

"The Ligna" Original Wood Bicycle, 1890s Surviver
Located in Peekskill, NY
This wooden bicycle is one even a seasoned collector may not know. “The Ligna" really is a scarce example and worthy as a museum display. All wooden wheel and frame antique bicycles ...
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Late 19th Century American Industrial Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Spanish Pyxis in Silver with Crucifix, Late 16th Century
Located in Firenze, IT
Spanish Pyxis in silver with crucifix, late 16th century, measures: the height is 15 cm and the diameter is 9.5 cm.
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16th Century Spanish Renaissance Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Japanese Signed Pair Tall Imperial Princess & Prince Dolls, Edo Period 1840
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our recent Japanese Acquisitions A rare couple- a princess and prince from ancient times, signed and 18 inches high, in fine condition We were lucky to meet a wonderful elderl...
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Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Shell, Wood

Jim Rose Settee Maquette, Shaker Inspired, Found Steel, with Natural Rust Patina
Located in Chicago, IL
This exquisite miniature settee is inspired by Shaker furniture. Made by renowned furniture maker, Jim Rose, this piece is made from welded steel with a natural rust patina. Despite ...
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1990s American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Steel

19th Century French Paper Mâché Mussel or Clam Anatomy Model by Louis Auzoux
Located in Haarlem, NL
This papier mâché or papier-mâché model on wood of a clam is made in France by the Dr. Louis Auzoux workshop. The people from Dr. Auzoux's workshop in Paris were the best and most f...
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19th Century French Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Paper

Oak Framed Slate Chalkboard, England, circa 1920
Located in Culver City, CA
Oak framed slate chalkboard, England, circa 1920. Blackboards made from single sheets of slate, engraved with a grid of lines.
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1920s English Industrial Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Slate

German Midcentury Hand Carved Black Forest Chess Set
Located in New York, NY
German Midcentury hand carved Black Forest chess set. Board features marquetry work on back and inlay work on front. 32 chess pieces are hand carved and feature local German characte...
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1950s German Black Forest Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Miniature Sterling Silver Croquet Table Set by Christopher Lawrence, London 1975
Located in London, GB
This rare Croquet table set is in excellent condition the cast textured pieces stand beautifully almost as if counter balanced. The set is featured in its original case. Dimensions;...
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Late 20th Century British Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Daniel DeFoe "Robinson Crusoe" Book
Located in New York, NY
1 volume With 120 illustrations by Walter Paget (Color frontispieces) and some throughout text. Bound in 3/4 green Morocco, Cloth boards, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt pane...
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Early 1900s Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Large Hillman 8.9 Hp 1913 Model Car of Dr. H. Crippen, Handcrafted, 1960s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Large handcrafted model car type baby Hillman 8.9 HP from 1913. This handmade old-timer model, Classic car Marquette was made circa 1960s. On the trunk or doctor's bag at the back ...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal, Brass

Antique German Silver Tzedakah Charity Box
Located in New York, NY
Turn of the century German 800 silver tzedakah (Jewish charity box). Cylindrical with lobed and bellied bottom and mortise Tenon-style bracket handle. Cover hinged and domed with has...
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Early 20th Century German Art Nouveau Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Henry M. Stanley, in Darkest Africa
Located in New York, NY
2 volumes. With 6 etchings, 150 woodcut illustrations and maps “Demy Quarto Edition” limited to 250 copies, this is #109, signed by Stanley in volume one. Bound in 3/4 brown Mor...
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1890s Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Antique Christian Becker New York Chainomatic Balance or Scale
Located in Plainview, NY
An antique Chainomatic Christian Becker New York balance or scale footed and made of mahogany and glass. The scale has all the parts. The glass door opens up and down to access the i...
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1930s American American Craftsman Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Brass Port and Starboard Navigational Lights, 1970s
Located in Nantucket, MA
A pair of port and starboard brass cage lights from a decommissioned ship. Brass cage unscrews from the holder above as does the red or green glass shade. Rewired for American use, 1...
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Mid-20th Century Industrial Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Philip Ziegler, Mountbatten, The Official Biography
Located in New York, NY
1 Volume. Bound in full blue Morocco with Doublers by Zaehnsdorf, all edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels, limited to 25 copies, this is #14, Signed by the author and his daugh...
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1980s Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Fit for a King Steinway Louis XV Grand Piano in Beautiful Circassian Walnut
Located in Tustin, CA
Steinway Louis XV Grand Piano in Beautiful Circassian Walnut - Retail over $130,000.00 new! The opulence of 18th century France is reproduced in this finely handmade and hand carv...
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20th Century American Louis XV Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Walnut

Spanish Silver Pyxis with Crucifix Stamped, Second Half of the 16th Century
Located in Firenze, IT
Spanish silver Pyxis with crucifix stamped, second half of the 16th century, height is 19 cm and diameter is 10 cm.
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16th Century Spanish Renaissance Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Lepanto Backgammon in Brown Leather, Nabuck and Corno Italiano, Mod. 5122
Located in Recanati, Macerata
Concealed in an elegant yet practical case lined in dark brown Tosca leather (cat. Super) with beige stitching, our Lepanto backgammon set will conquer the hearts of all aficionados ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

T. Smollett, The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane From The French of LeSage
Located in New York, NY
3 volumes. Bound in full red Morocco with multicolored inlays on front covers by Bayntun, all edges gilt, raised bands, gilt on spines. Illustrated with hand-colored plates. P...
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Early 19th Century Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Art Et Decoration, Periodicals from 1921-1952 in 24 Bound Volumes
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
There are 24 bound volumes of the leading French periodical "Art et Decoration" running from 1921-1952. Covering the important Art Deco and early midcentury years. Copiously illustra...
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20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Rudyard Kipling, Just So Stories
Located in New York, NY
1 volume. Illustrated by the Author. Bound in full red Morocco with a multicolored onlay on front cover by Bayntun, all edges gilt, raised bands, Gilt panels. Published: Lon...
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Early 1900s Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Cast Bronze Abstract Brutalist Sculpture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Cast bronze abstract sculpture with verdigris patina. This textured horizontal sculpture sits atop two petite perpendicular flat bar feet. It looks to be a smaller representation of ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

Victorian Dome of 2 Taxidermy Male Pharomachrus Mocinna 'Resplendent Quetzal'
Located in Leuven , BE
Quetzals are strikingly colored birds in the trogon family and live in humid Neotropical highlands. Quetzals have iridescent green or golden-green wing coverts, back, chest and head,...
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Late 19th Century Guatemalan Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Animal Skin

Rare 1880s Smith Pony Star Bicycle
Located in Peekskill, NY
42 inch wheel, two speed Pony Star by H. B. Smith Machine Company of Smithville, New Jersey. The reverse penny-farthing was a revolutionary design and considered one of the first ...
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Late 19th Century American Industrial Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

1950s Sterling Silver English Padlocked Charm Bracelet with Seventeen Charms
Located in Haarlem, NL
This English 1950s heavy sterling silver bracelet has 17 large three-dimensional charms and opens or closes with a heart shaped padlock on a little safety chain. Some of the charm...
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1950s British Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Sterling Silver

Flavius Josephus, The Works
Located in New York, NY
4 volumes (Judaica) Bound in full tan calf, gilt on spines and covers, Red labels, illustrated with maps and copperplates. (Some foxing).   Published: New York: T.Simpson & C...
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Early 19th Century Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Brass Copper Carl Auböck Standing Ashtray Vienna 1950
Located in Vienna, AT
A Mid-Century Modern vintage brass and copper standing ashtray, which was designed by Carl Auböck and manufactured by Workshop Carl Auböck, Vienna, circa 1950. This beautiful and ve...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass, Copper

Pair of Vintage Marilyn" Shoes, Sergio Rossi for Versace, Early 1990s
Located in Roma, IT
Pair of "Marilyn" shoes is a rare prototype realized by Sergio Rossi for Versace's Spring/Summer pop collection, early 1990s. Specimen IT size 35. Medium height heel. A prototype...
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1990s Italian Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather, Silk

Life-Size Mannequin Attributed to Francois-Pierre Guillois, Late 18th Century
Located in Peekskill, NY
There hasn't been much information regarding this particular type of lay figure, indeed these are exceptionally rare, until fairly recently since the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge ...
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Early 19th Century French Industrial Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

J.M. Barrie "Quality Street" Book
Located in New York, NY
1 Volume. Bound in full red Morocco with a multicolored Onlay on front cover by Bayntun, all edges gilt, raised bands, ornate gilt on spine And covers, illustrated in color by ...
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20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Rolex Stainless Steel Oyster Perpetual Superlative Chronometer, 1970
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Rolex stainless steel oyster perpetual superlative chronometer, 1970 Black dial with polished markers with luminous dots except logo crown at twelve, with baton style minute/hour ha...
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Late 20th Century Swiss Mid-Century Modern Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Stainless Steel

Vintage 1959 Airline Tuxedo Electric Guitar, Barney Kessell, Art Deco Design
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage Airline electric guitar, nice original condition, minor peeling paint loss to backside//, Great action, intonation, Art Deco Modernist design, plays and sounds amazing, retai...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Vintage French Metal Advertising Sign Collectable Orangina Wall Art
Located in Culverthorpe, Lincs
A rare and highly collectable metal advertising sign from the iconic brand Orangina, dating from the 1960s. It has some damage and areas of rust which enhance the character and patin...
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1960s French Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Pyxis in Gilded Silver with Two Enameled Spanish Crest
Located in Firenze, IT
Pyxis in gilded silver with two enameled Spanish crests stamped Montblanc, mid-16th century, measures: height 9 cm and diameter 8.5 cm.
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16th Century Spanish Renaissance Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Located in New York, NY
1 volume. Illustrations by John Tenniel. Bound in full red Morocco with multi-colored onlay of Alice on front cover by Bayntun, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt Panels, print...
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1910s Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Louis XVI Style Paint and Giltwood Columnar Barometer
Located in Nashville, TN
Highly decorative and of large scale (for a banjo form). French green central medallion with crème and gilded extensions. Wear to gilded area with red bole visible. Nicks, dings and...
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Mid-20th Century European Louis XVI Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Indian Blue Peacock
Located in New York, NY
Indian blue peacock taxidermy mount with beautiful iridescent blue and green coloration. It is mounted on an oval wooden base and can be displayed by placement on a wall bracket, man...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Anglo-Indian Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Feathers

Life Size 1880s Italian Wood Mannequin
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is a nice realistically carved lay figure from the late 19th century. All the fingers and joints are articulated. The feet are carved as a single unit and beautifully done. It i...
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Late 19th Century Italian Rustic Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

J.F. Cooper, The Complete Works
Located in New York, NY
33 Volumes. “Leather-Stocking Edition” Bound in full Green Morocco with suede doublers, Top edges gilt, Raised Bands, Floral gilt on covers And Spines, Illustrated with hand-colo...
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Early 1900s Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Sterling Silver Change Purse, Mid-20th Century
Located in Cookeville, TN
Offering this gorgeous little Art Nouveau sterling silver change purse. The front has an EP engraved in a center circle. There is a latch and button release mechanism. When opened it...
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Mid-20th Century British Art Deco Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Sterling Silver

1830 Articulated Artist's Horse Model and Case
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is an early and rare artist’s model by C. Barbe, England, circa 1830. If you're a seasoned collector than you already know how sought after this articulated mannequin is. The he...
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Early 19th Century English Victorian Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Lady Catherine C. Jackson, Works
Located in New York, NY
14 Volumes. Titles included: The French Court Society, Old Paris, The Court of France, The First of the Bourbons, The Old Regime, The Last of the Valois, The Court of the Tuilerie...
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1880s Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Plaster Model of a Penguin by Belgian Sculptor Adolphe A.H. Daenen, 20th Century
Located in Leuven , BE
Adolphe A.H. Daenen was a Belgian sculptor active during the second half of the 20th century (Seraing 1921-Luik 2012). Several of his creations are exhibited in Belgian Museums and P...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plaster

'Various Authors', Roman Contemporian
Located in New York, NY
20 volumes. (Various Authors). Roman Contemporian: Authors included: Zola, Flaubert, Daudet etc. Bound in 3/4 red Morocco, cloth boards, top edges gilt, raised bands, ornate g...
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Early 1900s Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Jared Sparks, The Writings of George Washington
Located in New York, NY
Being his correspondence, addresses, Messages and Other Papers, Official and private with A Life By The Author, Notes and Illustrations, frontispiece. Bound in full tan polished c...
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Mid-19th Century Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Mid-Century Modern Nautical Chrome Ship's Adjustable Table Lamp
Located in Nantucket, MA
An adjustable ship's goose-neck table lamp in chrome from a Mid-Century merchant ship. The interior of the light's shade is glass-lined. It has been rewired for American use and take...
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Mid-20th Century Industrial Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Chrome

Tibet Antique Protection Six Eye Dzi Bead 18-Karat Gold Amulet
Located in Shelburne, VT
A unique, valuable and powerful Protection Amulet from Tibet A fine authentic old Tibetan or Central Asian six eye agate Dzi Bead dating to the Qing dynasty. This bead has been ex...
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19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Agate

John Keats, The Poems
Located in New York, NY
2 volumes Bound in full blue Morocco by Bayntun, all edges gilt, raised bands, gilt on covers and spines. Published: London: Chatto & Windus. Florence Press 1924.    
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1920s Vintage Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Antique Russian Silver Novelty Trompe-l’Oeil Box for Cuban Cigars
Located in New York, NY
Russian 875 silver novelty cigar box, circa 1910. Rectangular; cover flat and hinged with scrolled tab. Trompe l’oeil wood panels with realistic grain and tax stamps. Box interior gi...
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Early 20th Century Russian Edwardian Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Marble Sculpture Christmas Tree Polished Brass Limited Edition
Located in Ancona, Marche
The very different, extra-ordinary X-mas tree made of mirror polished brass or stainless steel. Decorated with round or oval disks in marble. The X-mas tree is available in two versi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Marble, Brass