Tag Archives: mid century

Furniture : Rosewood Plywood

I think I am in love… Vintage, mid-century bent rosewood and black leather sofa via Morentz.

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My Apartment…Vintage Leaded Chandelier

A lovely vintage capiz shell leaded chandelier waiting to be hung… Found this at the totally amazing Belkind Bigi in Tarrytown, NY. _ __ ___ __ _

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Rare & Beautiful : Fulvio Bianconi Glass Vase

On auction at Phillips de Pury later this month; ‘A macchie’, a 1950’s Murano glass vase designed by Italian artist and designer Fulvio Bianconi for Venini. Auction details here. Photo via phillipsdepury.com. ___ Can you honestly think of another vase … Continue reading

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On Display : Les Lalanne at Paul Kasmin Gallery

On display until June 16, 2012; Paul Kasmin gallery is showing some of Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne’s amazing and extremely rare furniture pieces. You may have already seen one of their amazing crocodile desks in the NYC, Madison avenue, Tom … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Napoleone Martinuzzi Sconces

Glass on bronze mounts; a rare pair of signed, mid-century scavo sconces by Murano born Italian sculptor Napoleone Martinuzzi for Gino Cenedese. Scavo = A frosted glass technique first developed in the 50’s on the island of Murano by glass … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Cristal by Jean Arp

Cristal : A mid-century cast bronze sculpture by French born artist Jean (Hans) Arp. Originally conceived in 1938 and cast as a limited edition of 5 in 1959. ___ I love how architectural this piece is and I am paralytically … Continue reading

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Interiors : Mid-Century Paris

Paris apartment of mid-century art and furniture dealer Phillipe Jousse photographed by Brooklyn based photographer Simon Watson. ___ Anyone who gets to live with so many beautiful pieces of furniture must be generous and happy all the time. In particular; … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Lucite Candlestick Holders

Orange striped, 1970’s, Italian mid-century Lucite candlestick holders, done in the style of American furniture designer, Charles Hollis Jones. For purchasing info, please email me here.

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Bohemian Finds : Vintage Loop Chairs

Minimal, curvaceous, and a mid-century classic; a pair of nicely weathered concrete Loop Chairs designed by Swiss furniture designer Willy Guhl. For purchasing info, please email me here. ___ I am a big fan of concrete furniture. Because of its … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Royere Dressing Table

“Quilles” dressing table and stool, ca. 1956. Made of oak, brass, and fabric, this sensually carved wood set was designed by the popular 50’s french furniture designer Jean Royere. To give you a sense of its significance, this set recently … Continue reading

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