Etched Glass Ceiling Fixture by Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte Italy c. 1935
Early hanging light with 5 standard sockets. Beautiful etched glass dish incised with foliage and butterflies (decorazione G), from an early Fontana Arte catalog. Center brass rod, stylized finial and acid-etched, circular glass diffuser. h. 23" diam. 28"
Very good original condition. Oxidation to brass, and some loss to paint near the sockets. Small nicks to etched glass dish.
Rare Swivel Desk Chair by Gustavo Pulitzer Italy c. 1969
Beautiful swivel armchair that also tilts. Part of Pulitzer's "Albenga" series for Arflex. Leather-wrapped side panels that become arms, and studded mounts. Steel pedestal base with height adjustment mechanism. h. 32" w. 25" d. 23" seat. 18"
Very good condition with newly upholstered cushions. Leather has been touched up and cleaned, & normal oxidation to metal elements.
Rare "Viola" Cocktail Table by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne USA c. 1970
Bronze table top with finely-cut abstract design around a center image of a viola. Enameled color to the top and sculptural legs. Artist signed on top with custom-cut glass allowing for full usage. h. 17.5" d. 35" w. 39"
Unusual Storage Cabinet by Harvey Probber USA c. 1950
Dark stained mahogany cabinet with sliding rattan doors and 4 center drawers. Each rattan door slides to reveal a unique bank of drawers, one set lined with cork. Center drawers with inset pulls painted periwinkle. Signed with makers metal label inside top drawer. h. 32.5" w. 77.25" d. 18"
Excellent condition. Wood has recently been refinished, and interiors all cleaned.
Rare Wall-Mounted Console Table by Ico Parisi Italy c. 1950
Produced by Arte Casa, Cantú, this fantastic model is made of mahogany and has a curvy top with a bevel underneath. Undulating supports that convey a modernist Art Nouveau spirit and overall sensual form. *Purchased directly from the original owners in Sicily. h. 31.75" w. 44" d. 12.5"
Excellent condition. Wood has recently been refinished.
Rare Pair of Sconces #97 by Angelo Lelii for Arredoluce Italy c. 1955
Beautiful pair of double-cone sconces with cut-outs that turn to reveal a mesh reflector. Off-white, painted meal with polished brass mounts. Larger top cone conceals a standard sized socket and the bottom, smaller cone a candelabra socket. New circular wall plate created to cover USA junction box. All wiring and sockets have been replaced. h. 13" w. 7.25" d. 8"
Very good condition with some wear and flaking to paint.
Unique Cocktail Table with inset Geode, by Arriau France 2017
Studio-built ovoid form of polished brass with acid-etched surface pattern. Center is inset with Geode of Agate creating a beautiful effect. This table in completely crafted by hand in France. h. 13" w. 36" d. 24"
Articulating Floor Lamp by Fedele Papagni Italy 2016
Large scale floor lamp of polished brass with a black painted shade and black stone base. Fantastic design that pivots at the center raising or lowering the light source. the shade always points up as a result of a counter balance mechanism. This lamp has great presence. h. 83" shade diam. 18" base diam. 12.5"