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Ellen Scarborough

Whether overseeing her namesake antiques store (based in three turn-of-the-century barns on her Connecticut estate), curating her unparalleled personal couture collection or acting as a voice for the well-being of all animals, Ellen Ward Scarborough is truly a 1stdibs ambassador of style.

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Mid-Century Modern Style Tufted Bench

Mid-Century Modern Style Tufted Bench
Metal, Upholstery
This unique vintage style bench features a textured design finish on it's sturdy metal base, while tufted upholstered top makes for comfortable occasional seating in a variety of interi...
Nine Panel Hand-Painted Screen

Nine Panel Hand-Painted Screen
Wood, Paint, Paper
Beautiful scene of Taj Mahal, painted on paper applied on wood. Equestrian scene on the opposite side.
Neoclassical Style Dolphin Floor Lamp

Neoclassical Style Dolphin Floor Lamp
Plaster
Neoclassical style dolphin floor lamp.
6 Foot high, Huge Hot Air Balloon Fixture

6 Foot high, Huge Hot Air Balloon Fixture
This fixture came from the famous New York City Department Store Bergdorf Goodman. It's a show piece. Made of iron and decorated with crystal beads. Measures: 6ft high. For a fee,we of...
1960's Jack Lenor Larsen armchair

By Jack Lenor Larsen
1960's Jack Lenor Larsen armchair
Jack Lenor Larsen
Wood
can you say GROOVY. well this chair can. Fabric is in great shape with light ware in a few places, yet very presentable.
Glam Capiz Shell Table Lamp with Brass Detail, 1970s
Glam Capiz Shell Table Lamp with Brass Detail, 197...
Karl Springer Ltd.
Brass, Shell
just a lovely 70's glam capiz shell lamp with brass detail. its a great lamp and in wonderful shape. i have never seen such a beautiful lamp! very Karl Springer. no markings.
Mid-Century Modern Milo Baughman Satellite Chair

By Milo Baughman
Mid-Century Modern Milo Baughman Satellite Chair
Milo Baughman
Wood
fresh estate find. a huge round lounge, on wheels. this is significant of Baughman in the 1960s. needs to be reupholstered and you are ready for another 50 years!
1970s Mod Chair and Ottoman by Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates

By Adrian Pearsall
1970s Mod Chair and Ottoman by Adrian Pearsall for...
Adrian Pearsall
Fabric, Wood
This chair set is sweet. Its low and wide and swivels too! The set is all original with Craft Associates tags. The condition is good with light wear. A fresh new fabric would do it we...
Mid-Century Modern Style Chaise Longue

Mid-Century Modern Style Chaise Longue
This comfortable and stylish chaise longue makes a wonderful vintage seating addition to any interior. Wide frame, contemporary upholstery, and tapered legs make this a unique reclined ...
Moroccan Moorish Hanging Lantern with Milky Glass

By Moroccan Artist
Moroccan Moorish Hanging Lantern with Milky Glass
Moroccan Artist
Metal, Milk Glass
Moroccan Moorish hanging glass pendant from Marrakech with sandblasted glass in frosted milky glass with bronze color metal finish. Could be rewired and has a small door on the side to ...
Gilt Tole Diorama with Period Interior
Gilt Tole Diorama with Period Interior
Glass, Metal, Paper
Gilt tole wall diorama with finely detailed period interior. Chairs, mantel, floor and decorations are all finely crafted from hand-painted paper and are moveable. Gilded pagoda form ...
Outdoor Sconce 1960s Germany

Outdoor Sconce 1960s Germany
Unknown
Aluminum, Glass
A Mid-Century take on a classic exterior lantern by German lighting manufacturer Bega. There is only 1 left out of 11 that were available with original glass. These sconces are of a spe...
Large Italian Chandelier

Large Italian Chandelier
Blown Glass
Dramatic eight-arm bronze Italian chandelier, with handblown opaque glass shades. Current drop: 40". Shade dimensions: 8" x 5".
Extra Large Brass Chandelier with Eight Arms by Ott International
Extra Large Brass Chandelier with Eight Arms by Ot...
Ott International
Glass, Brass
Rare large Ott International brass chandelier with glass balls and eight E27 fittings.  
Austrian Emil Stejnar Brass Crystal Flush Mount or Sconce, Rupert Nikoll, 1950s

By Emil Stejnar, Rupert Nikoll
Austrian Emil Stejnar Brass Crystal Flush Mount or...
Emil Stejnar, Rupert Nikoll
Brass, Crystal
A beautiful and big, hemispheric blowball light, to use as a flush-mount or wall light / sconce. Designed by Emil Stejnar, executed by Rupert Nikoll, Vienna. Made of brass, fully covere...
Venini Globe Pendant with Red Stripe

By Venini
Venini Globe Pendant with Red Stripe
Venini
Blown Glass
Handblown glass pendant, mfg. Venini with red stripe. We had a pair of these which hung in our showroom for the past 20 years. One broke so we have decided to part with the remaining si...
Doria Ceiling Light

Doria Ceiling Light
Doria Leuchten
Brass, Glass
Very original Doria brass pendant with ice glasses. They are mounted directly to the ceiling. Two pieces of 50 cm available. Two pieces of 30 cm available.
1960s Six-Arm Crystal Snowflake Chrome Chandelier
1960s Six-Arm Crystal Snowflake Chrome Chandelier
Crystal, Chrome
Unusual chrome six-arm chandelier with orbital crystal details that extend from the risers and centre stem on metal bars. Made in Canada, where Lightolier had midcentury production, it ...
Important Pair of 1950s Wrought Iron Sconces by Gilbert Poillerat

By Gilbert Poillerat
Important Pair of 1950s Wrought Iron Sconces by Gi...
Gilbert Poillerat
Wrought Iron
Gilbert Poillerat (1902-1988). A pair of important and massive partial gilt wrought iron lantern sconces with flame motif France,1950s. Can be used indoor or outdoors. Two pair availabl...
Porcelain Tea Set by Gio Ponti

By Gio Ponti
Porcelain Tea Set by Gio Ponti
Gio Ponti
A tea / coffee pot and a sugar bowl in fantastic pink porcelain with 24 ct. gold-plated decoration. This service was designed by Gio Ponti for Richard-Ginori, where Ponti served as dire...
Large Ceramic Mural by Roger Capron

By Roger Capron
Large Ceramic Mural by Roger Capron
Roger Capron
A very charming, stylized depiction of a village in Provence. Characteristically, Capron hints at both medieval art and post-war modern graphics, along with a healthy dose of folk. Gorg...
Grotto Style Silver-Gilt Armchair

Grotto Style Silver-Gilt Armchair
Grotto style silver-gilt and carved wood armchair in the form of an opened scallop, the arms are in the form of stylized dolphins and the splayed legs are composed of faux rockwork and ...
Sergio Bustamante Cockatoo
Sergio Bustamante Cockatoo
Sergio Bustamante
Brass, Copper, Tin
Handsome Sculpted Cockatoo on perch by Mexican artist Sergio Bustamante...great scale and craftsmanship in it's original mixed metals patina. Etched Signature. Unique piece both artis...
Iron Garden Bench

Iron Garden Bench
Iron
iron garden seat with umbrella trelis
Wicker Seated Dog Bag

Wicker Seated Dog Bag
This sweet wicker handbag is in the shape of a seated dog. Her collar and leash form the handle. This bag has a charming quality with a pose and face that are almost realistic in a cart...
Mariano Fortuny Apricot  Delphos Gown

Mariano Fortuny Apricot Delphos Gown
Fortuny, Fortuny
This made This dress of finely pleated apricot colored silk with silk cording along side seams, and multicolored glass beads threaded through the cording. Named after a Greek classi...