THE END OF HISTORY
An archive of news and design ideas from the mid-century modern furnishing experts of Manhattan's The End of History.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Can You Handle These?
An unlikely pairing resulted in this perfect pair. Famed German artist Walter Giers (known for electronic art - a sort of German Dan Flavin) designed these Bauhausian fruit bowls mid-century for a renown firm called Erhard & Söhne. They are another one of those 19th Century companies that prevailed and flourished in the 20th century, actually holding the world's original patent for brass inlay. By the late 60s or early 70s these smoked glass and brass creations were made for the stylish masses. Bowls Diameters measure 8.5" and 6.5" repectively
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There is nothing quite like the fabulous vintage hand blown glass , the rare ceramics, and the marvelous mid-century modern furniture found at "The End of History". We opened our shop in Manhattan's West Village in 1997. Since then we have amassed more decorative objects from the 50's & 60's in one room than anywhere in the world. As a result we've become the go-to for top editors from magazines as well as a choice source to the best interior designers in the world. We will update this blog daily... and as new publications come out and exciting new items hit our shelves!