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Allan Greenberg

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Celebrated for “making classicism meaningful in our time,” architect Allan Greenberg has cultivated an impressive list of private and institutional clients who value his ability to combine historical references with contemporary insights. A former mentee of Le Courbusier and Paul Randolph, Greenberg has taught at Yale, Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania. His eponymous firm — a stalwart of the prestigious AD100 list — maintains offices in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Greenwich, Connecticut. This week, he shopped 1stdibs.
Alberto Giacometti, Drawing of a Man
Dimensions: H 25 in. W 16.5 in.
Dealer Location: NYC, NY
Alberto Giacometti, Drawing of a Man...
Alberto Giacometti...
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Signed and dated by the artist at bottom left of the drawing. An emotionally-charged abstract rendering a man's silhoutte, his head seemingly surmounted by a halo. Bearing the label of Galerie Claude Bernard of Paris. According to the gallery's website, they hosted an exhibition of Giacometti's work in 1985....
Pair of Sculptural Bronze Andirons designed by Diego Giacometti
Dimensions: H 13 in. W 12 in. D 15.25 in.
Dealer Location: Atlanta, GA
Materials & Techniques: Bronze
Pair of Sculptural Bronze Andirons designed by Diego Giacometti...
Diego Giacometti...
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Bronze...
Pair of Sculptural Bronze Andirons designed by Diego Giacometti. This pair of Giacometti designed andirons is from a limited edition cast from the collection of Nelson Rockefeller, circa 1985. Stamped with the edition markings underneath. Vintage 1930's castings of this design regularly sell for over $300,000. With these later editions, you get all the look for a fraction of the price. Boxed shipping of this piece to most New York City addresses will be approximately $150. Boxed shipping to other major East Coast cities near I-95 will be similar in shipping costs. For shipping rates outside those areas, please contact us at info@abcmodern.com....
Cite Lounge Chair by Jean Prouvé for Vitra Editions
Dimensions: H 32.5 in. W 26.75 in. D 35 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Upholstery, Leather, Chrome
Cite Lounge Chair by Jean Prouvé for Vitra Editions...
Jean Prouvé...
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Steel, Upholstery, Leather, Chrome...
Signed with decal manufacturer's label to underside of frame: [Prouve Collection Vitra Editions 2002]....
Jean Michel Frank Series Goatskin Lacquered Console by Karl Springer
Dimensions: H 31.75 in. W 6 ft. 4 in. D 18 in.
Dealer Location: North Miami, FL
Materials & Techniques: Goatskin, Wood, Lacquer
Jean Michel Frank Series Goatskin Lacquered Console by Karl Springer...
Karl Springer...
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Goatskin, Wood, Lacquer...
This stunning Jean Michel Frank Series Goatskin Lacquered Console by Karl Springer has been lightly restored by my Furniture Restoration Division. The interior facings of the circles and semi-circles have been cleaned up from a ugly paint job. The original wood tone has been lacquered with a satin clear coat....
Antique Persian Sultanabad
Antique Persian Sultanabad
Dimensions: H 10 ft. 8 in. W 14 ft. 4 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Wool
Antique Persian Sultanabad...
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Wool...
A late 19th century antique Sultanabad rug, the abrashed blue field with an angular vine and geometric flowerhead trellis overall within a rust red enlarged palmette border....
Diego Giacometti "Promenade des Amis" Rug
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 8 in. W 7 ft. 7.5 in. D 0.5 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Diego Giacometti "Promenade des Amis" Rug...
Diego Giacometti...
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Diego Giacometti "Promenade des Amis" rug depicting trees, animal figures and leaves within a green border all on a cream ground. Documentation: Florence Camard, "Sue et Mare, et La Compagnie des Arts Francais", Paris, 1993, Les Editions de L'Amateur, p.204. Provenance: Collection of Lynn G. Epsteen, New York....
Sultanabad Carpet
Sultanabad Carpet
Sultanabad Carpet
Dimensions: H 15 ft. 9 in. W 9 ft. 5 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Sultanabad Carpet...
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The finely detailed drawing of ornament in both the field and borders of this Sultanabad carpet melds a pairing of complementary contrasting colors. Ocher and cream hues frame a light-blue ground with hints of each accenting the other. The all-over 'Herati' pattern of the field and rotating palmettes of the border along with the scale and proportion in which they are rendered here are classically Sultanabad....
Pair of Eileen Gray Lamps
Pair of Eileen Gray Lamps
Dimensions: H 18 in. W 13.33 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Steel
Pair of Eileen Gray Lamps...
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Steel...
Kathleen Eileen Moray Gray born in Ireland, a furniture designer and architect and a pioneer of the Modern Movement in architecture....
I love 1stdibs' variety of offerings. Spend five minutes on their website and you will find five pieces you can't resist.
— Allan Greenberg
Mies Van Der Rohe Settee
Mies Van Der Rohe Settee
Dimensions: H 32 in. W 5 ft. 2 in. D 38 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Ash, Leather
Mies Van Der Rohe Settee...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe...
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Ash, Leather...
Mies for Knoll leather and ash wood settee. This piece in original vintage leather features tufted seat with pair of bolsters. From the estate of Knoll creative director from the late fifties. Worked close with Florence Knoll and Eero Saarinen. This model had a very short production run and was discontinued due to production costs....
Charlotte Perriand, Nuage Bibliothéque
Charlotte Perriand, Nuage Bibliothéque
Dimensions: H 28 in. W 9 ft. 2.5 in. D 13.25 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Oak, Metal
Charlotte Perriand, Nuage Bibliothéque...
Charlotte Perriand, Jean Prouvé...
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Oak, Metal...
Charlotte Perriand wallmount shelf, manufactured by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, 1958....
Dimensions: H 9.84 in. Dm 18.9 in.
Dealer Location: Amsterdam, NL
Materials & Techniques: Steel
Alvar Aalto A622 Ceiling Light. Rare First Valaistustyö Edition, Finland, 1950s...
Alvar Aalto, Valaistustyö...
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Steel...
This model A622 was originally designed for the National Pensions building in Helsinki (designed by Aalto, 1949-52). The lamp is made of louvered, white lacquered steel rings. It gives a wonderful light and is a very elegant and architectural lamp. Suitable both for private homes and office environments. Marked by Valaistustyö and an excellent condition....
Poul Henningsen Six-Arm Cascade Chandelier, Denmark, 1950s
Dimensions: H 26 in. Dm 26 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Brass, Glass
Poul Henningsen Six-Arm Cascade Chandelier, Denmark, 1950s...
Poul Henningsen...
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Steel, Brass, Glass...
A wonderful vintage Cascade chandelier by Poul Henningsen. The fixture has six arms each with three tier frosted glass shades....
Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh Complete Set of Books in Period Bindings
Dimensions: H 8.75 in. W 4 in. D 6 in.
Dealer Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh Complete Set of Books in Period Bindings...
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This is a complete set of A. A. Milne's Classic children's books based on the adventures of Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh. These four volumes are illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard and are bound in beautiful period three-quarter polished calf and patterned boards with gilt spines and top edges and the original slipcase. The collection includes: When We Were Very Young (1929); Winnie-The-Pooh (1928); Now We Are Six (1927); The House at Pooh Corner (1928). The set was bound by the legendary bindery of Sangorski & Sutcliffe. A unique, handsome and collectible set of early editions featuring the tales of Pooh, Piglet and friends that has been produced in 25 languages and has sold over 70 million copies since its first publication, a figure that is still increasing at a rate of 500,000 copies a year. Eighteenth Edition of first title; Seventh Edition of second title; Fourth Edition of the third title; First Edition of the fourth title. Presented in a custom leather clamshell....
Exceptional Pair of Andirons
Exceptional Pair of Andirons
Dimensions: H 27 in. W 11 in. D 22.5 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Steel
Exceptional Pair of Andirons...
Ernest Gimson...
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Brass, Steel...
An exceptional pair of English andirons, possibly by Earnest Gimson having double blossom brass bosses applied to and iron backing, the shaft having similar applied pierced decoration, all of very fine quality. See the Cheltenham Museum collection of Cotwold School items for a virtually identical example....
Northwest Persian Gallery Sized Carpet, 18th Century
Northwest Persian Gallery Sized Carpet, 18th Century
Dimensions: H 29 ft. W 10 ft. 9 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Northwest Persian Gallery Sized Carpet, 18th Century...
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This large photo is only a detail of the carpet, which is complete with all of its borders. A masterpiece of Persian weaving from the post-classical period, this dynamic quintessentially 18th century repeat design with willows, cypresses, and a host of blossoming trees is fantastically drawn in this majestic Northwest Persian piece. Over the course of the 18th and 19th centuries this design became popularized across Persia, and many simplifications and varied renditions were used by village, tribal, and urban weavers, alike. Here the pattern is complete and articulated with the original and full conception of the design using perfect jewel-like color....
Vintage Paimio Lounge Chair by Alvar Aalto for Artek
Vintage Paimio Lounge Chair by Alvar Aalto for Artek
Dealer Location: Hadley, MA
Materials & Techniques: Birch
Vintage Paimio Lounge Chair by Alvar Aalto for Artek...
Alvar Aalto...
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Birch...
Vintage Paimio Lounge Chair by Alvar Aalto for Artek . The Paimio lounge chair was a true quantum leap forward in design and manufacturing. This design pre dates the plywood chair designs of Charles and Ray Eames by a full 17 years. In keeping with it's iconic status, the Paimio chair looks as future forward today as it did 80 years ago. This example dates from the early 70's....
Italian Polyhedral Chandelier by Carlo Scarpa for Venini
Dimensions: H 20 in. Dm 17 in.
Dealer Location: London, GB
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Metal
Italian Polyhedral Chandelier by Carlo Scarpa for Venini...
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Glass, Metal...
Rare three-tiered polyhedral chandelier in subtle golden and pale amber glass. Polyhedral pieces are single and double drops....
George III Mahogany Piecrust Tilt-Top Table
George III Mahogany Piecrust Tilt-Top Table
Dimensions: H 27.5 in. Dm 27 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Mahogany
George III Mahogany Piecrust Tilt-Top Table...
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Mahogany...
George III mahogany piecrust tilt-top table....
Dimensions: Dm 1.56 in.
Dealer Location: Miami Beach, FL
Metal: 18k Gold, Yellow Gold
Patek Philippe Yellow Gold Ref World Time Wristwatch Ref 5131J...
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18k Gold, Yellow Gold...
Patek Philippe 18k yellow gold World Time wristwatch, Ref. 5131J, with a cloisonne enamel world map on the dial, exhibition back showing the automatic movement, Patek Philippe strap with deployant clasp. Comes complete with box and papers....
Poul Henningsen PH-4/3 Lamp
Poul Henningsen PH-4/3 Lamp
Dimensions: H 21.3 in. Dm 15.7 in.
Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Copper
Poul Henningsen PH-4/3 Lamp...
Louis Poulsen, Poul Henningsen...
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Brass, Copper...
PH 4/3 table lamp with brass frame, red painted copper shades inside with reflector painting. Stamped Pat. Appl. Manufactured by Louis Poulsen, 1927-1928....
Jean Prouve French  Art Deco Atelier Chair 1930
Dimensions: H 32.68 in. W 15.75 in. D 18.5 in.
Dealer Location: auribeau sur siagne, FR
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Iron, Wood
Jean Prouve French Art Deco Atelier Chair 1930...
Jean Prouvé...
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Metal, Iron, Wood...
Jean Prouve French Art Deco Atelier Chair 1930...
Jean Prouve and Jules Leleu Wall-Mounted Desk
Dimensions: H 15 in. W 5 ft. 7.5 in. D 29.5 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Wood
Jean Prouve and Jules Leleu Wall-Mounted Desk...
Jules Leleu, Jean Prouvé...
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Metal, Wood...
A wall-mounted desk featuring a body in red enameled metal with side top organizers and two front side drawers. The desk also features a enameled wood writing surface. Designed by Jean Prouve in collaboration with Jules Leleu for the Sanatorium Martel de Janville. This desk is very well documented including being shown in the book "Jean Prouve Complete Works Volumn 2: 1934-1944. Sulzer, pg 155. Jean Prouve and Jules Leleu, France, circa 1936....