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Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno - L77 Daybed, Italy c. 1953
Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno - L77 Daybed, Italy c. 1953
L77 Daybed by Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno Italy. Circa 1953, restored and re upholstered in automotive-grade vinyl and Kravat fabric, fully functional RARE thin example of the iconic Borsani design. Adjustable onto various positions and heights via lever mechanisms. Tecno label. Provenance Wright 6/6/04 Lot 234.
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Height: 14.5 in. (36.83 cm) Width: 80 in. (203.2 cm) Depth: 28 in. (71.12 cm) Seat Height: 14.5 in. (36.83 cm)




Eero Saarinen for Knoll - Womb Chairs and Ottomans
Eero Saarinen for Knoll - Womb Chairs and Ottomans
Pair of Saarinen knoll womb chairs and ottomans mid-century design, manufactured c. 2000's. Upholstered in Uni-Form KT collection basket-weave fabric. Color: Ochre. Original 40" width, polished chrome legs Womb chairs with ottomans, newer production. Excellent condition. Uni-Form is a beautifully colored basket weave inspired by archive Tolouse (1979) made from 80% recycled polyester.
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Height: 35.5 in. (90.17 cm) Width: 40 in. (101.6 cm) Depth: 34 in. (86.36 cm) Seat Height: 16 in. (40.64 cm)




Florence Knoll - Long Sofa with attached Table c. 1960s
Florence Knoll - Long Sofa with attached Table c. 1960s
Florence Knoll long sofa with attached table on chrome frame. Upholstered 2010 in Knoll fabric. Purchased 1966, Royal Oak, MI. Walnut table has two drawers. Chrome legs and frame. Right-side table version. Ten foot overall length. Updated with original 1966 invoice, tag with fabric details and original Knoll advertisement.
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Height: 30 in. (76.2 cm) Width: 120 in. (304.8 cm) Depth: 30 in. (76.2 cm) Seat Height: 16 in. (40.64 cm)




Erwine and Estelle Laverne - Leather Bench for Laverne International USA, 1950's
Erwine and Estelle Laverne - Leather Bench for Laverne International USA, 1950's
Leather Long Bench by Erwine and Estelle Laverne for Laverne Intl.
Woven thick leather straps on a rectangular steel base with matte chromed legs. Straps and joinery are all sound and solid. Chrome is clean. Vegetable-tanned original leather is finished in a striking distinct, aged patina. A versatile piece of mid century modern design that can be used as both bench and small daybed.
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Height: 14 in. (35.56 cm) Width: 75.5 in. (191.77 cm) Depth: 27 in. (68.58 cm) Seat Height: 14 in. (35.56 cm)




Paul McCobb - Rare Pair of 'Predictor Line' Settees or Sofas c. 1950s
Paul McCobb - Rare Pair of 'Predictor Line' Settees or Sofas c. 1950s
Pair of Predictor Line Settees by Paul McCobb 1950s.
Handsome, minimal design, armless pair of loveseat-size settees / sofas perfect to split apart or use as a single 8.5-foot sofa. Turned birch legs with brass stretchers. Off-white ultrasuede fabric (c. 2008) has some spots and rubs and should be either deep cleaned or re-upholstered.
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Height: 32 in. (81.28 cm) Width: 51 in. (129.54 cm) Depth: 30 in. (76.2 cm) Seat Height: 18 in. (45.72 cm)




Michele de Lucchi for Memphis - 'First' Chairs 1980's Milan, Italy
Michele de Lucchi for Memphis - 'First' Chairs 1980's Milan, Italy
Set of Four 'First' chairs by Michele de Lucchi for Memphis. Hard-to-find set of the dynamic, iconic design. Lacquered wood seats and moveable backrests mounted on an enameled metal frame with decorative lacquered wood orb armrests. Mimicking cellular molecular scientific structures, the First chair is a striking example of the radical Memphis and post-modern furniture produced in 1980's Italy. One chair signed. Wear to surfaces and frames from normal use. Two rubber mounts for backrests loose but functional.
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Height: 35.5 in. (90.17 cm) Width: 27 in. (68.58 cm) Depth: 18 in. (45.72 cm) Seat Height: 18 in. (45.72 cm)




Cassina - 'Dodo' Black Leather Recliner Lounge Chair Italy 2000s
Cassina - 'Dodo' Black Leather Recliner Lounge Chair Italy 2000s
Designed by Toshiyuki Kita for Cassina. Early 2000s production. This modern chair is upholstered in a soft, black leather. It swivels on a fixed base which can become a chaise with different tilting positions. The back and footrest are movable, positions can be adjusted respectively using a small lever operating a gas spring and of one side handle. Made in Italy.
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Height: 40.5 in. (102.87 cm) Width: 30 in. (76.2 cm) Depth: 33 in. (83.82 cm) Seat Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)




Eero Saarinen for Knoll - Early Womb Chair and Ottoman c. 1952
Eero Saarinen for Knoll - Early Womb Chair and Ottoman c. 1952
This true vintage piece, a delightful iconic lounge chair and ottoman was re upholstered c. 1982 in a Knoll terracotta-colored fabric. Structurally sound shell and frame. Foam is hard and this set is being sold as-is for re upholstering. Sold with copy of original sales receipt and re upholstering invoice.
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Height: 35 in. (88.9 cm) Width: 38.5 in. (97.79 cm) Depth: 36 in. (91.44 cm) Seat Height: 18 in. (45.72 cm)




Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno - L77 Daybed c. 1956, Italy
Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno - L77 Daybed c. 1956, Italy
Multi positional, 36" wide with movable head and foot boards, leather-strapped black metal frame with re upholstered orange main cushion, and black wool and leather upholstered fitted side caps. Adjusts from perfectly flat to various positions. We are offering a rare 28" wide version of this piece, too.
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H: 40 in. x W: 79 in. x D: 36 in. -- Seat Height: 19 in.




Franco Albini - Rattan Ottomans for Boncina Italy 1960s - Set of Three
Franco Albini - Rattan Ottomans for Boncina Italy 1960s - Set of Three
Attributed to Franco Albini and Franca Helg round handwoven rattan, bamboo ottoman, pouf, footstool or side tables. Tones vary due to age and sun exposure.
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Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm) Diameter: 24 in. (60.96 cm) Seat Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)




Poltrona Frau - Red Leather Armchair and Ottoman 'Vanity Fair', Italy
Poltrona Frau - Red Leather Armchair and Ottoman 'Vanity Fair', Italy
Red leather armchair and ottoman vanity fair by Poltrona Frau Italy
1980s production. Some wear form normal use. Price is for the chair and ottoman.
The Vanity fair armchair is the pinnacle of all the values of timeless elegance, quality materials and consummate craftsmanship that have made the Poltrona Frau brand a renowned name over the years. Officially called “model 904” but known, since 1984, as Vanity Fair, this seat has become one of the universal icons of Italian design.
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Height: 38 in. (96.52 cm) Width: 39 in. (99.06 cm) Depth: 39 in. (99.06 cm) Seat Height: 19 in. (48.26 cm)




Le Corbusier, Jeanneret, Perriand, for Cassina - Rare Early LC5 Leather Sofa, Italy, circa 1974
Le Corbusier, Jeanneret, Perriand, for Cassina - Rare Early LC5 Leather Sofa, Italy, circa 1974
Flat bar construction, designed 1935 The Canapé model was built for Le Corbusier's home in Rue Nungesser et Coli, Paris, the chrome-plated steel frame holds together a group of cushions as in the "Fauteuil grand confort" This edition is nickel-plated steel and black leather cushions. By a linking system at either end it is possible to add more individual pieces to build a divan of indefinite length. Present day Cassina version features a curved steel base. This rare early version features a flat steel base. Scratches and scuffs to leather. Signed.
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H: 28 in. x W: 102 in. x D: 30 in. -- Seat Height: 16.5 in.




Gio Ponti (attr.) - Compass Back Armchair in Brass, 1950s
Gio Ponti (attr.) - Compass Back Armchair in Brass, 1950s
Original black patent leather seat and a lovely patina to the brass frame.
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H: 36 in. x W: 21 in. x D: 17 in. -- Seat Height: 18 in.




Vico Magistretti for Cassina - Pair of Modular Leather Sofas, Italy, 1980's
Vico Magistretti for Cassina - Pair of Modular Leather Sofas, Italy, 1980's
Designed by Vico Magistretti for Cassina, the Veranda sofas feature baseball glove leather with swiveling seats and adjustable headrests and metal legs on a lacquered wood platform which doubles as clever variable, positional table space as the configuration changes. Seat height 16".
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Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno - Bench or Settee, Sofa in Leather, Steel & Granite, Italy, 1980s
Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno - Bench or Settee, Sofa in Leather, Steel & Granite, Italy, 1980s
WS bench, seating system or sofa in cordovan leather covered, black enameled steel mesh frame, on a heavy granite base. Tecno metal tags. Provenance Rago Modern Auctions 4/22/06 Lot 156.
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H: 27 in. x W: 85 in. x D: 29 in. -- Seat Height: 16 in.




Edward Wormley  for Dunbar - Pair of Slipper or Lounge Chairs, 1950s
Edward Wormley for Dunbar - Pair of Slipper or Lounge Chairs, 1950s
Dunbar Furniture Model 5000-A from the Decorator Group. Tufted upholstery, piping and pillows need re upholstery and foam. All original. Frames are strong and clean.
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Height: 31 in. (78.74 cm) Width: 23 in. (58.42 cm) Depth: 29 in. (73.66 cm) Seat Height: 15.5 in. (39.37 cm)




T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings - Slipper Chairs, Mid Century Modern Seating
T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings - Slipper Chairs, Mid Century Modern Seating
Rare Slipper Chairs - Beautiful pair of model 2043 slipper or lounge chairs on dark walnut base newly upholstered in crushed blue velvet. C. 1950s.
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Arthur Umanoff - Pair of Lounge Chairs - Mid Century Modern Seating
Arthur Umanoff - Pair of Lounge Chairs - Mid Century Modern Seating
Pair of Arthur Umanoff chrome lounge chairs, Directional, 1970s. This pair of low chairs by Arthur Umanoff for Directional Furniture in tubular chrome frame and chrome rod back supports are upholstered in Jack Lenor Larsen abstract cotton/linen weave fabric. Reminiscent of Paul Tuttle, Harvey Probber, John Mascheroni or Pace Collection. Seat height 16", Unsigned.
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H 28 in. x W 28 in. x D 34 in.




Eileen Gray - 'Transat' Armchair
Eileen Gray - 'Transat' Armchair
Transat armchair by Eileen Gray in red lacquer and leather, circa 1990.
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The Transat armchair by Eileen Gray was designed in 1925 this example circa 1990, possibly an Ecart reissue, unsigned. Lacquered wood and nickel plated brass elements and hardware with a black channel leather suspended seat and swivel headrest. The name "Transat" is an abbreviation for Transatlantic, referring to steamship travel and the deck chairs commonly used on such ships. __________ H 30.25 in. x W 22 in. x D 42 in. Seat: 16"
David Kawecki - 'Puzzle' Lounge Chairs - pair
David Kawecki - 'Puzzle' Lounge Chairs - pair
Pair of Puzzle chairs by David Kawecki. Armchairs, side chairs or lounge chairs constructed of precision-cut plywood in walnut and ebony finish. Manufactured by 3D Interiors, San Francisco. Labeled.
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H 32 in. x W 24 in. x D 30 in. Seat: 18"




Vladimir Kagan - Crescent - Swivel Lounge Chair
Vladimir Kagan - Crescent - Swivel Lounge Chair
Vladimir Kagan Designs upholstered tufted swivel crescent club or lounge or swivel chair, circa 1970 on stainless steel base with original melon orange upholstery, USA, labeled. The Complete Kagan, pg. 187 for similar example.
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H 32 in. x W 36 in. x D 32 in. Seat: 18"




Vladimir Kagan - Comete - Sectional Sofa
Vladimir Kagan - Comete - Sectional Sofa
Two rare asymmetric 'Comete' sofas with central circular ottoman designed by Vladimir Kagan for Roche Bobois, 2003. Suede upholstery in shades of azure, navy and royal blue. Two large sections pivot the ottoman to form an 18-foot sofa. Imported from France.
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Ward Bennett for Brickell Assoc Dining Chairs
Ward Bennett for Brickell Assoc Dining Chairs
Set of four University chairs for Brickell Associates executed in black Ash. Designed in 1971 for the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library, The outwardly simple construction is all of solid ash wood. Impeccably joined with an arched backrest and sloping arms that extend into the front legs. The rear legs are close-set and splayed.
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Ilmari Tapiovaara for Stendig Leather Bench
Ilmari Tapiovaara for Stendig Leather Bench
Three-seat bench in leather and chrome by Stendig designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara. A bench or daybed in black leather with three attached cushions on a chromed steel base. Bank asset tag remains. C. 1970's.
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H 15 in. x W 68 in. x D 26 in. Seat: 15"




Piero Lissoni for Cassina Aluminum Zap 254 Coffee Table
Piero Lissoni for Cassina Aluminum Zap 254 Coffee Table
Waterfall Minimalist Italian design, aluminum and chromed steel. Can be used as either coffee or side table, or as a bed-end bench, 1990s.
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H 14.5 in. x W 55 in. x D 19 in.




Milo Baughman Leather Scoop Lounge Chairs - Mid Century Modern Seating
Milo Baughman Leather Scoop Lounge Chairs - Mid Century Modern Seating
Pair of Milo Baughman leather 'Scoop' lounge chairs for Thayer Coggin minimalist white on black. Tufted true white leather upholstery over laminated, floating wood base. Labeled, 1980s.
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Harvey Probber Slipper Chairs
Harvey Probber Slipper Chairs
Pair of Slipper Lounge Chairs attributed to Harvey Probber Mid-century. Newly upholstered in slate gray / dark indigo cotton fabric with five-button back and attached seat cushions, with a professionally restored dark finish walnut base. Circa 1970's
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H 29 in W 23 in D 27 in




Edward Wormley for Dunbar Set of 8 Dining Chairs - Mid Century Modern Seating
Edward Wormley for Dunbar Set of 8 Dining Chairs - Mid Century Modern Seating
Set of Eight Upholstered Dining Chairs by Dunbar, 1970s. Set of eight dining chairs in wood and upholstery by Dunbar, 1970s. Four shown. Two arms, six sides upholstered in Jack Lenor Larsen fabric. Later Dunbar tag. Edward Wormley, X-stretcher walnut base.
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Modular Seating by Harvey Probber - Mid Century Modern Seating
Modular Seating by Harvey Probber - Mid Century Modern Seating
Superb modular sectional sofa designed by Harvey Probber, in baseball glove leather on black plinth base. There are six seating units, with a single arm and backrest, and an ottoman. Can be set up in various configurations. Labeled.
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Gerrit Rietveld - Gentleman’s Red Blue Armchair
Gerrit Rietveld - Gentleman’s Red Blue Armchair
Gerrit Rietveld gentleman’s red blue armchair reproduction in purpleheart wood, circa 2002. Designed by Gerrit Rietveld in 1918, the gentleman’s version of the red /blue armchair was originally executed in purpleheart wood. It was one of the first three-dimensional products of the De Stijl movement. Its form took inspiration from chair designs by Frank Lloyd Wright. This ‘one off’ version is an exact 2002 reproduction of the 1918 version by designer Richard Geary.
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Paul McCobb - Calvin - Chaise Lounge - Mid Century Modern Seating
Paul McCobb - Calvin - Chaise Lounge - Mid Century Modern Seating
Chaise Lounge / longue with back pillow by Paul McCobb for Calvin Furniture, 1950s American mid-century modern. Completely professionally restored. Walnut, brass stretchers.
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H 32 in. x W 24 in. x D 57 in. -- Seat Height: 15 in.




T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb - Saber Leg Dining Table with 6 Chairs - Mid Century Modern Seating
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb - Saber Leg Dining Table with 6 Chairs - Mid Century Modern Seating
Full set Saber leg extension dining table with six chairs by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb extends to 104” overall with two 18” leaves included. Two armchairs and four sides feature original upholstery. Signed. Table and Chairs - can be sold as a set or separately.
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Set of Six Dining Chairs Italian Mid-Century Modern
Set of Six Dining Chairs Italian Mid-Century Modern
Possibly Singer and Sons - Gio Ponti, Melchirre Bega, Cassina or Galleria Mobili Cantu. Delicate, diminutive sculpted wood frames with X-stretchers, upholstered seats and floating headrests. 1950s Italian sleek, diminutive design reminiscent of Gio Ponti, Carlo Mollino, Ico Parisi or carlo Di Carli. Unsigned sedie da pranzo sei / set di sei sedie.
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H: 35.25 in. x W: 17 in. x D: 17.5 in. -- Seat Height: 18 in.




Vladimir Kagan Rare - 'Key' Model 7162 - Floating Sofa - Mid Century Modern Seating
Vladimir Kagan Rare - 'Key' Model 7162 - Floating Sofa - Mid Century Modern Seating
Rare and early one-piece, armed 'Key' Model 7162 floating sofa by Vladimir Kagan 1971, reupholstered, highly stylized. Purchased from Kagan Studios in 1971, New York, NY. A hard-to-find example.
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Set of Four Modern Dining Chairs in Red Lacquer, Italy, 1980s
Set of Four Modern Dining Chairs in Red Lacquer, Italy, 1980s
High-style, cantilevered glossy tomato-red lacquer wood chairs / armchairs / dining chairs by Tecnosedia, Italy. Seat height 17". Nicks and rubs to lacquer finish - could/should be re lacquered. White vinyl fitted seat cushions included. Labeled. 1980s Italian modern design.
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H: 35 in. x W: 20 in. x D : 21 in. -- Seat Height: 17 in.




Vladimir Kagan Rare - 'Key' - Lounge Chairs - Mid Century Modern Seating
Vladimir Kagan Rare - 'Key' - Lounge Chairs - Mid Century Modern Seating
Hard-to-find pair of floating lounge chairs rare and early Vladimir Kagan Key Chairs, circa 1971. Sculptural acrylic base with down-filled cushions in original upholstery. Purchased from Kagan Studios 1971, New York, NY. Wear to arms. Original condition.
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Pair of Skeleton Chairs by Michael Aram Aluminum and Stainless Steel
Pair of Skeleton Chairs by Michael Aram Aluminum and Stainless Steel
Pair of skeleton chairs by Michael Aram aluminum and stainless steel. From Aram's 'Flights of Fancy' collection.
Michael Aram Furniture is handcrafted, with no two pieces ever alike. Each piece in this collection undergoes a series of casting, filing, welding and oxidation techniques. The finish is a result of a specialized patination process. Please note that the variations in texture and color are inherent to the handmade process and enhance the beauty of this piece. Every piece is truly a work of art. Aram metal tags to underside.
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - Knoll - Barcelona Ottomans
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - Knoll - Barcelona Ottomans
Pair of Knoll Barcelona Stools or Ottomans in white Sabrina leather, circa 1997. Whether paired with Barcelona chairs or standing alone, the Barcelona ottoman exudes a simple elegance that epitomizes Mies van der Rohe's most famous maxim–“less is more.” Each Barcelona piece is a tribute to the marriage of modern design and exceptional craftsmanship.
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Set of Five Bar or Counter Stools in Lacquer and Leather Midcentury
Set of Five Bar or Counter Stools in Lacquer and Leather Midcentury
set of five (5) armed, camel-colored leather upholstery over off-white lacquered wood frames with foot rests. Labeled. Mid-Century Modern seating bar height. Newly re lacquered. Seat height 26" by Preview Furniture, 1980s.
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H: 38 in. x W: 22 in. x D: 18.5 in. - Seat Height: 26 in.




Frank Gehry for Knoll - Cross Check - Armchairs
Frank Gehry for Knoll - Cross Check - Armchairs
Pair of cross check armchairs by Frank Gehry for Knoll. Interwoven maple strips with dark gray leather cushions. Branded and dated.
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - Knoll - Barcelona Daybed
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - Knoll - Barcelona Daybed
Knoll Barcelona daybed or chaise in white Sabrina leather, circa 1997 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1930 excellent condition.
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - Knoll - Lounge Chairs
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - Knoll - Lounge Chairs
Pair of Knoll Barcelona Lounge Chairs in white Sabrina leather, circa 1997 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1929 excellent condition.
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H 30.25 in. x W 29.5 in. x D 30.25 in.




Vladimir Kagan Leather Sofa with Lights
Vladimir Kagan Leather Sofa with Lights
A fantastic example of the Omnibus series of furniture designed by Vladimir Kagan. This sofa offers 3 sections upholstered in beautiful tufted baseball-glove leather with a loose cushion design. The right angle section is a solid sofa structure with a built-in ottoman. The left section has two pieces - a love seat, and an ottoman - resting on Kagan-trademark lucite slab legs. The entire sofa has hidden lights on the underside, which enhances the sofa's floating appearance once lit. Labeled.
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Richard Meier for Knoll - High Bar - Stools
Richard Meier for Knoll - High Bar - Stools
Set of three high bar stools by Richard Meier for Knoll 1982 in laminated hard maple veneer and stainless steel produced for Knoll International. All signed.
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Le Corbusier (style) - Lounge Chairs in teak
Le Corbusier (style) - Lounge Chairs in teak
This pair of open framed teak lounge, club or armchairs are a ‘one off’ design by Richard Geary after the Perriand / Le Corbusier LC2 and 3 series of chairs. Designed in 2002 for the designer’s Mexico City apartment as an exercise to prove the LC chairs could be rendered in wood with a slightly higher back and a single seat cushion, this pair of chairs – upholstered in natural linen - are the second prototypes.
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Studio Crafted Bench
Studio Crafted Bench
Sculptural Studio bench in wood, embellished with found objects.
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H 27 in W 65 in D 21 in




Chieftain Chair
Chieftain Chair
Sculptural Studio - Iron, horn antler, Cow hide, C. 1980.
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