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Mark D. Sikes

Interior Designer

The L.A.-based Mark D. Sikes is known for designing timeless interiors that embody the West Coast indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Adept at mixing traditional and modern, masculine and feminine, and antique and contemporary styles, Sikes recently created a striking red dining room for the 2015 Kips Bay Decorator Show House, in New York. Sikes is also the founder and creative director of an eponymous lifestyle blog, a popular destination for beautiful interior and fashion inspiration. Most recently, he launched a ready-to-wear line, MDS Stripes, which builds on his classic, all-American aesthetic. In the spirit of July 4th, Sikes perused 1stdibs for a collection of red-white-and-blue-inspired picks. Browse striped batik pillows, Gustavian armchairs and plenty of chinoiserie, then head to The Study to tour a Hollywood Hills estate designed by Sikes.

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Study of a Draped Figure by Lord Frederic Leighton

By Frederic Leighton
Study of a Draped Figure by Lord Frederic Leighton...
Frederic Leighton
One of the most widely admired artists of the Victorian era in England, Frederic Leighton created grand figurative paintings, representing a final flowering of the European classical tr...
Large 19th Century English Quill-Veneered Box
Bone, Ebony
Large 19th century English Victorian ebony and inlaid bone box covered in an unusual quill veneer.
Large Pair of Chinese Porcelain Blue and White Beaker Vases
Large Pair of Chinese Porcelain Blue and White Bea...
Decorated in cobalt blue on white with court figures in landscape settings.
Modern Kilim

Modern Kilim
This modern Kilim follows a simple but striking design. In fact, the two main colours, light blue and white, alternate harmoniously according to asymmetric stripes.
Exquisite Pair of Michael Taylor Style Lounge Chairs

By Baker Furniture Company, Michael Taylor
Exquisite Pair of Michael Taylor Style Lounge Chai...
Baker Furniture Company, Michael Taylor
Sophisticated pair of restored walnut color lounge chairs in the style of Michael Taylor for Baker or T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings. These chairs have beautiful sculpted arms with a touch of A...
Indian Bidriware Vase "Hookah Base"

Indian Bidriware Vase "Hookah Base"
Zinc
This fine Indian Bidriware vase, formerly a water pipe or hookah (huqqa) base, has a globular body decorated with a chevron pattern. This huqqa base would have originally been fitted wi...
Large Brownstem Coral

By Mother Nature
Large Brownstem Coral
Mother Nature
Coral, Lucite
Large piece of brownstem coral on lucite base
Pair of French Fauteuils in the Louis XVI Style
Pair of French Fauteuils in the Louis XVI Style
An excellent pair of French fauteuils with original paint in the Louis XVI style. These chairs were recently reupholstered in a lovely antique hemp linen. Circa 1920.
I love a neutral palette with lots of textured, natural fiber rugs, linen, and wicker mixed with gilt and chinoiserie.
Rustic Modernist Armchair by Carl Koch

By Carl Koch, Vermont Tubbs Furniture
Rustic Modernist Armchair by Carl Koch
Carl Koch, Vermont Tubbs Furniture
Ash, Hide
This rustic modernist armchair, made of ash wood with raw hide webbing, was designed by the Boston architect, Carl Koch, in 1952 for Vermont Tubbs Inc. of Wallingford (Vermont). Founded...
Ottoman Style Silk Embroidered Textile

Ottoman Style Silk Embroidered Textile
A highly refined embroidery ornated by an infinite repeat of stylized palmettes and leafs typical of 16th century ottoman court workshops. It belongs to a group of weavings commissioned...
Murano Stacked Pebble Lamp by Vistosi

By Vistosi
Murano Stacked Pebble Lamp by Vistosi
Vistosi
Glass
This modern Italian table lamp, made of opaque white blown glass, was designed and created by Vistosi in Murano.
18th Century Gustavian Daybed

18th Century Gustavian Daybed
Wood
18th century Gustavian daybed from Sweden in pale bluish grey nuance.
SOIREE, BEAU RIVAGE, NICE, FRANCE, 1996
SOIREE, BEAU RIVAGE, NICE, FRANCE, 1996
Michael Kenna
signed, dated and numbered on mount signed, dated, inscribed with title and stamped with photographer's copyright ink stamp on reverse sepia toned silver gelatin print, printed 2013 ...
Nantucket Lightship Nest of 12 Baskets

By Bill and Judy Sayle
Nantucket Lightship Nest of 12 Baskets
Bill and Judy Sayle
Cane, Oak, Reed
Exceptional nest of 12 Nantucket graduated baskets by noted Nantucket artists Bill and Judy Sayle. With hand cut oak staves, delicate antique bone ears and overlaid handles. The bases a...
Vintage Dhurrie Rug with Stripes

Vintage Dhurrie Rug with Stripes
Cotton
A vintage Indian Dhurrie rug with deep-cinnamon and natural-cotton stripes.
Pair of George III Cockpen Armchairs

Pair of George III Cockpen Armchairs
Mahogany
This pair of Scottish George III period Cockpen armchairs each has a rectangular lattice back, joined to the trapezoidal plank seats by serpentine arms, and raised on square chamfered l...
Antique Indian Rug

Antique Indian Rug
Wool
Antique Indian Rug
Vintage Bust of Hermes

Vintage Bust of Hermes
Stone has acquired a lovely natural patina.
A French Louis XVI Giltwood Mirror

A French Louis XVI Giltwood Mirror
Giltwood
The rectangular mirror plate within a beaded and blocked border frame, surmounted by a crest of a cornucopia flanked by addorsed lion heads issuing laurel branches and bellflower garlan...
Louis XVI Stool from the Collection of Bunny Mellon

Louis XVI Stool from the Collection of Bunny Mello...
Wood, Paint
An 18th century French neoclassical stool from the collection of Mrs. Paul ("Bunny") Mellon, upholstered in the dark-blue, heavy cotton she selected for it.
Antique Ajmer Jail Dhurrie

Antique Ajmer Jail Dhurrie
Blue/white stripes on denim blue background/border.
Pair of Mid-Century Coquina Stone Table Lamps

Pair of Mid-Century Coquina Stone Table Lamps
A handsome, mid century pair of coquina stone table lamps with beveled corners, and a chic sliver of a brass foot and over all decorated by Mother Nature. Newly wired. A wonderful orga...
Standing Male Nude (recto) Study of the Head of t...
William Merritt Chase
Graphite
Unsigned Provenance: Estate of the artist Helen Chase Storm (the artist's daughter) Jackson Chase Storm (the artist's grandson) Baker-Pisano Collection References And ...
French Louis XVI Style Gilt Wood Stool Upholstered...
Simple and elegant French Louis XVI style giltwood bench/tabouret newly upholstered in zebra hide with brass nailhead trim. Please click KIRBY ANTIQUES logo below to view additional ...
Isadora Duncan at the Portal of the Parthenon, Ath...
Edward Steichen
Silver Gelatin Print
These selenium toned silver gelatin prints are the photographs of Edward Steichen, printed by the renowned photographer George Tice. Tice was the last person to print for Steichen in h...
Round Gilt Iron Table

Round Gilt Iron Table
Vintage accent table with mirrored top.
French Baguès Louis XVI Style Coffee Table

French Baguès Louis XVI Style Coffee Table
A French Louis XVI style coffee table with antique smokey mirror top having gilt bronze edge supported by steel legs having gilt bronze finials and turnings. The legs supported on the l...
Important 19th Century Italian Carrara Marble Urn ...
Marble
A large and important 19th century Italian Carrara marble urn on original marble stand. With a very fine detailed finish. The urn has partly a polished surface.
Pair of Exceptional Louis XVI Style Bergeres by Maison Jansen

By Maison Jansen
Pair of Exceptional Louis XVI Style Bergeres by Ma...
Maison Jansen
Upholstery, Wood
Pair of exceptional Louis XVI style bergeres by Maison Jansen. Provenance: Paris Left Bank apartment. Original condition with new muslin upholstery. Will need to receive final layer of ...
French Louis XVI Style Painted Console Table, Early 1900s
French Louis XVI Style Painted Console Table, Earl...
Wood
A very elegant French console table in the Louis XVI Style that was painted in off white and light grey tones. The table features fluted legs, interlaced openwork and beaded trim in the...
20th Century Woven Fruit Basket

20th Century Woven Fruit Basket
Woven basket from what appears to be black ashwood. Two small handles give ability to easily carry this fruit basket at your hip. Not available for sale or to ship in the state of Ca...
Blue and White Chinese Fish Bowl
Blue and White Chinese Fish Bowl
Porcelain
A large blue and white bowl from Beijing, China painted with varies fish and sea foliage with a meandering pattern along the top. Pagoda Red collection # BJCC037
Large Chinese Blue and White Kraak Charger, Wanli
Large Chinese Blue and White Kraak Charger, Wanli
Porcelain
A large Chinese blue and white kraak charger, Wanli (1573-1619), decorated in the centre with a pair of black birds and flowers issuing from rockwork. The panelled border decorated with...
Chinese Porcelain Vases by Tommi Parzinger Blue an...
Tommi Parzinger
Porcelain
Chinese Porcelain Vases by Tommi Parzinger Blue and White Porcelain USA 1950's. As was often was the case, Parzinger repurposed or modified items made by others and incorporated them in...
17th Century Kraak Ware Porcelain Charger

17th Century Kraak Ware Porcelain Charger
A blue and white porcelain kraak ware charger, the rim with panelled decorated, the centre painted with stylised birds and foliage. Hairline crack to central section.
Pair of Large Blue and White Porcelain Urns

Pair of Large Blue and White Porcelain Urns
Pair of large blue and white Chinese porcelain urns with scenic painting.
Antique Blue and White Delft Charger
Antique Blue and White Delft Charger
Delft, Pottery
An 18th century Dutch delft blue and white small charger with a well painted scene of ducks in a stream, a broad border and a lovely pie crust edge. Painted in cobalt blue in a variety ...
Set of Parchment Nesting Tables with Bronze Banding
Set of Parchment Nesting Tables with Bronze Bandin...
A set of parchment nesting tables with bronze banding in the Jean Michel Frank manner, can be custom-made. The taller measures: H 19.5, W 18 3/4, D 16.5. Smaller table: H 18, D 16, ...
19th C Genuine Free-blown Glass Hanging Hurricane ...
Glass, Brass
Original glass hurricane lamp with decorative brass hanger and chain. Glass is free blown and attractive on its own. It appears to be European, probably Dutch. The full height (to top ...
Late 19th c. American Heywood-Wakefield Wicker Arm...
Wicker
19th century American wicker continuous roll arm and back frame love seat with woven back and apron below seat with original natural finish. Heywood-Wakefield paper label.
Penwork tea Caddy

Penwork tea Caddy
Wood
Elongated hexagonal Penwork Tea Caddy with chinoiserie and floral scenes. The interior is lined with a salmon coloured paper. This Tea caddy comes with a fully working lock and ...
Pair of Neoclassical Bronze and Marble Gueridon Ta...
Pair of early 20th century neoclassical style bronze gueridons with inset white marble tops, raised on straight legs and animal paw feet, with three vertical X-form stretchers. These gu...
Pair of Vintage French Red Stripe Decorative Pillows

By Atelier Lam
Pair of Vintage French Red Stripe Decorative Pillo...
Atelier Lam
Cotton, Down, Feathers
Antique Textiles Galleries: Pair of French awning stripes red-on-red pillows with natural cotton backing decorative pillows. Accent vintage pillows hand-crafted and designed in the USA...
Line Vautrin Mirror Twisted Sun 'Soleil Torsadé'

By Line Vautrin
Line Vautrin Mirror Twisted Sun 'Soleil Torsadé'...
Line Vautrin
Talosel, Mirror
Line Vautrin (1913 - 1997) "Soleil Torsadé" circa 1965. Circular witch mirror made of talosel, with inlaid pieces of golden mirror and small pieces of twisted talosel. Original mirror ...
Fine French Japonisme Center Table

Fine French Japonisme Center Table
Ameublements Huguet
Rosewood
This French center table, made of rosewood, is a fine example of the Japonisme movement, the influence of Japanese art, fashion and aesthetics on Western culture. In Paris, this influen...
Vintage Dhurrie Rug

Vintage Dhurrie Rug
Cotton
Vintage Dhurrie Rug
Palace Size Chinese Lidded Urn

Palace Size Chinese Lidded Urn
Porcelain
A blue and white palace size lidded urn with classic dragon pattern and seated Foo dog on top of the lid.
Pair of African Blue and Natural Pillows

By Atelier Lam
Pair of African Blue and Natural Pillows
Atelier Lam
Cotton, Linen, Down, Feathers
Pair of African "NDOP" indigo blue textile from Cameroon, Textured natural linen backing. The graphic textile is put together with small hand-stitched strips of textiles.
Early-19th Century French Louis XVI Style Daybed
Early-19th Century French Louis XVI Style Daybed
Silk, Wood
Classic early-19th century French daybed. Newly upholstered.
Signed, Pierre Soulages Lithograph

By Pierre Soulages
Signed, Pierre Soulages Lithograph
Pierre Soulages
Paper, Lithograph
Signed and numbered, abstract lithograph by renowned French artist, Pierre Soulages.
Indigo Batik Hand-Blocked Bolster Pillow

By Atelier Lam
Indigo Batik Hand-Blocked Bolster Pillow
Atelier Lam
Linen, Silk, Down, Feathers
Blue and white hand-blocked batik bolster pillow with navy frame and linen backing, decorative braided detail on middle seam.
Chinese Shunzhi Vase

Chinese Shunzhi Vase
Porcelain
Chinese blue and white Shunzhi porcelain vase decorated with Hawthorn branches, hollow rock, birds and, butterflies, the neck decorated with a swirl pattern.
Indigo Cotton Jajim

Indigo Cotton Jajim
Cotton
An old tribal cover by the Shahsavan of Azerbaijan, woven with hand-spun cotton in alternating stripes of indigo and white. Wonderful patina and blanket-like handle. Sturdy enough to be...
Art Deco Sterling Silver-Mounted Shagreen Table Box

By Charles Boynton & Sons, Ltd.
Art Deco Sterling Silver-Mounted Shagreen Table Bo...
Charles Boynton & Sons, Ltd.
Sterling Silver, Shagreen, Wood
Art Deco, sterling silver-mounted shagreen table box, London, 1923, Charles Boynton & Sons, Ltd, makers. Measures: 6 1/4" wide x 3 1/2" deep x 2 1/4" high. Wood lined. Shagreen is beige...
Indigo Ikat Printed Bolster Pillow

By Atelier Lam
Indigo Ikat Printed Bolster Pillow
Atelier Lam
Linen, Down, Feathers
Ikat indigo and white "hand-blocked" linen bolster pillow with indigo blue backing.
Louis XVI Style Marble-Top Console in the Manner of Maison Jansen

Louis XVI Style Marble-Top Console in the Manner o...
Maison Jansen
Louis XVI style marble-top console in the manner of Maison Jansen. This very decorative Hollywood Regency style console has a very fine washed finish with the Louis XVI style legs suppo...
18th Century Portuguese Blue on White Tile Panel, ...
Bartolomeu Antunes or Nicolau De Freitas
Blue on white 126 tiles panel. Transition between the Great Masters Period to the Large Joanina Prodution (Kingdom D.Joao V) Attributted to Bartolomeu Antunes or Nicolau de Freitas
Pair of Blue and White Ginger Jar with Phoenix and...
Ceramic
This elegant porcelain jar, in a shape called a ginger jar, was originally intended to hold spices. It is decorated with hand-painted peonies, the “king of flowers” symbolizing wealth; ...
Jansen Bronze, Glass-Top Coffee Table in the Neoclassical Manner
Jansen Bronze, Glass-Top Coffee Table in the Neocl...
Jansen bronze glass-top coffee table in the neoclassical manner.
Pair of French Hand-Hammered Iron Tables Attribute...
Diego Giacometti
Exquisite and exotic pair of French hand-hammered iron side tables or gueridons or end tables reflecting both Modern and Brutalist sensibilities. Sold by the pair only. One with squ...
Tortoise Jewelry Box, c1810

Tortoise Jewelry Box, c1810
Ivory, Mirror, Tortoise Shell
This beautiful tortoise jewelry box has a hinged top with inlayed tortoise panels. The top opens to display 12 lined compartments and a looking glass. On either side are lion ring handl...
Anglo-Indian Inlaid Box

Anglo-Indian Inlaid Box
Anglo Indian or Indo European box with intricate inlay geometric of bone, mother of pearl and various exotic woods. The interior lid also inlaid, The workmanship on this box is astoundi...
French Maison Baguès Coffee Table

By Maison Baguès
French Maison Baguès Coffee Table
Maison Baguès
Brass, Glass, Carrara Marble
French Art Deco period, beautiful and iconic Maison Baguès gilt brass coffee table with clear glass top and Carrara marble bottom shelf. Excellent condition, we love the acorn finials, ...
Exceptional George II Gilt Mirror in the Manner of...
Glass, Wood
Period George II large scale looking glass of rectangular form having scrolling crest pediment suspending curling acanthus floral pendants flanking a "C" scrolled leaf cartouche and bel...
Chinoiserie Gilt and Black Lacquered 12 Panel Scre...
Twentieth century decorative screen in the Chinese manner. This twelve panel, black lacquered screen features an incised gilt genre scene on one side and a multicolored incised floral d...
Mid-19th Century Chinese Black and Gold Lacquer Writing Box
Mid-19th Century Chinese Black and Gold Lacquer Wr...
Wood
Beautifully detailed and large Chinese export lacquered in gold writing box. This exquisitely detailed box features intricate design and lacquer work. The box also contains several lidd...
Bone Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Bone Inlaid Chest of Drawers
A wood chest of drawers with bone inlays in a classic pattern from India and five drawers.
Chinese Art Deco Lacquered Low Table

Chinese Art Deco Lacquered Low Table
Wood
This Chinese early Republic period low table is decorated with red and black lacquer, rubbed through on the surface in imitation of Japanese negoro nuri lacquer, and carved on the top e...
Peter Hvidt & Orla Molgaard Nielsen for Frits Hansen X-Chairs
Peter Hvidt & Orla Molgaard Nielsen for Frits Hans...
Fritz Hansen, Hvidt & Mølgaard
Wood, Steel, Cane
Laminated Beech, Enameled Steel & Cane Lounge Chairs
Guy Lefevre for Maison Jansen Brass Table, French
Guy Lefevre for Maison Jansen Brass Table, French
Guy Lefevre
Brass
Midcentury French bronze cocktail or side table with smoked glass top by Guy LeFevre for Maison Jansen. Minor scratches to finish shown in photo.
Jean Michel Frank Style Cocktail Table in Genuine ...
Shagreen
Jean Michel Frank style cocktail table in genuine shagreen.
Vintage Serge Mouille Style Floor Lamp
Vintage Serge Mouille Style Floor Lamp
Serge Mouille
Metal
Beautiful simple floor lamp in the style of Serge Mouille.
French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Commode by Jansen

By Maison Jansen
French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Commode by Jansen
Maison Jansen
French mahogany marble-top commode in the Louis XVI style, circa 1940s, the white and grey veined marble-top a banded frieze fitted with a long narrow drawer, flanked by bronze mounts, ...
Chinese Export Porcelain Covered Vase

Chinese Export Porcelain Covered Vase
Porcelain
Chinese export porcelain blue and white baluster-shaped covered vase decorated with flower heads, scrolling foliage and bold borders at top and bottom. In perfect condition.
Large Antique Blue and White Dragon Vase

Large Antique Blue and White Dragon Vase
Paint
Large antique blue and white globular-shape dragon vase with tall neck and wood stand (25" high with stand). Top 4.75_ flaring out to 16". Bottom is 8" diameter.
 Antique Chinese Porcelain Vase Blue and White
Antique Chinese Porcelain Vase Blue and White
Porcelain
A massive Chinese Blue and White covered vase painted in varying tones of deep, underglaze cobalt. Decorated with a stylized lotus and other flowers, buds, and seedpods. In Chinese trad...
Antique Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bowl
Antique Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bowl
Porcelain
A 19th century Chinese blue and white porcelain bowl decorated with leaves and flowers to the exterior and interior. A traditional form with slightly everted rim and deep shape supporte...
Early 17th Century Blue and White Kraakware Charger

Early 17th Century Blue and White Kraakware Charge...
Porcelain
An early 17th century blue and white porcelain Kraakware charger. Using a technique perfected during the Ming dynasty, Kraak porcelain was often painted using a glazed cobalt blue. U...
Large Chinese Blue and White Kraak Charger, Wanli
Large Chinese Blue and White Kraak Charger, Wanli
Porcelain
A large Chinese blue and white kraak charger, Wanli (1573-1619), decorated in the centre with a jardinière with plants and flowers. The panelled border decorated with flowers and precio...
Swedish Grace Dining Table by Otto Schulz

By Boet, Otto Schultz
Swedish Grace Dining Table by Otto Schulz
Boet, Otto Schultz
Walnut
This fine Swedish Grace period walnut dining table has a circular top with highly figured matched flame veneers, above a carved gadrooned apron, supported by four carved square legs, jo...
Marble-Top Louis XV Style Console Table by Jansen Exquisite Carved Details 1920s
Marble-Top Louis XV Style Console Table by Jansen ...
Maison Jansen
Marble-top Louis XV style console table by Jansen. This is a fine and early example of French design at its best. This Louis XV style console has a deep serpentine design leg with a low...
20th Century Louis XVI Style Bench

20th Century Louis XVI Style Bench
20th century French Louis XVI Style rectangular bench in a painted distressed white finish, and upholstered in a pale cream and citrus colored fabric, formerly employed in a residential...
Pair of English Georgian Style Satinwood and Parce...
Gold Leaf, Mahogany, Satinwood
Pair of 19th century English Georgian style satinwood demilune console tables with mahogany banding inlaid with scrolling design over a gilt and applied floral carved apron and legs.
Antique Persian Khorassan Carpet
Antique Persian Khorassan Carpet
Wool
Antique Khorassan Rug, Persia, 1920 -- A neutral shade of tan gives this antique Persian Khorassan rug circa 1920 a vast appeal. At the center of this carpet is a large rectangle contai...