Thursday, January 28, 2016

Nubby Nylund

Known as "Chamotte" (a type of high fired clay) these spectacular textured glazed stoneware vases were designed by Gunnar Nylund, the artist director of Rörstrand from 1931 to 1955, these beauties date to the 1930s. Recently acquired from an important private Swedish collection.
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Prestigious Las Poñas

We are very pleased to present one of artist BJ Las Poñas' most prized sculptures from his  personal collection. A unique piece comprised of welded bronze panels with a layer of fused and hand-burnish brass - giving it a rich gilt finish. Cubist in theme and feminine in form. This is our latest acquisition from our sole resident contemporary artist.
32" including the white marble base 
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Saturday, January 23, 2016

Snow Day

There's a big blizzard today and we will be closed. We will reopen on Sunday at 12noon.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Barneys - New Collection

Our latest curated collection for the famously eponymous store on Madison Avenue has just arrived on the gloriously lit shelves of Chelsea Passage. A cheery array of groupings ready to create an instant collection from the 50s and 60s. Mostly Italian with some American classics like Blenko and a few hard to find Scandinavian goodies. It's like an upscale candy shop for the sweetest vintage glass in the city!
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Monday, January 11, 2016

David Bowie 1947-2016

Brutal Bronze

A massive 1960s American brutalist abstract bronze sculpture. Unsigned and substantial at 22 inches tall, a perfect focal point for your Zaha Hadid High Line penthouse or your Sutton Place townhouse.
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Saturday, January 9, 2016

Blue Bubbles

A beautiful blue controlled bubble design vase from Dutch company, Royal Leerdam Glass, producing fine crystal since the 18th Century. Our example is from circa 1960, 7.5 inches tall.
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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Cover Story

Our friends at Real Simple have put us front and center - just in time for the New Year! Set Designer Jeffrey W. Miller pulled a gorgeous grouping of fine vintage glass and ceramics to create this fresh pleasing-to-the-eye tableau.
From the left: Chinese Peking Glass Vase circa 1920, French Opaline Goblet, A pair of powder blue Scandinavian Ceramics flank an Italian hinged harlequin box, 2 Holmegaard vases and another French Opaline covered jar.
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Monday, January 4, 2016

Bronze Beauty

A mid century abstract bronze sculpture on a white marble base by American artist Beatrice Eiges (1914-2004). This piece retains it's original gallery label and is titled "Form in Motion", 14 inches tall.
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Sunday, January 3, 2016

A King of Tables

Circa 1950, a super chic Piero Fornasetti mahogany table inlaid with 22 English King George VI £1 sterling silver coins, 22 inches wide and 20 inches tall on brass legs. This would be a perfect table for one of our gold Barovier & Toso lamps from the same period. Recently acquired from an important private Italian collection.
Aside from it's stunning good looks the best thing about this table is that it is in flawless unrestored original condition.
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Saturday, January 2, 2016

Lady of Spain

A suite of 3 1960s vases by Spanish ceramic artists Miquel Duran-Lorgia & Jesus Martitegui, for noted studio Alfaraz. The vase is 12 inches tall.
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Friday, January 1, 2016

Happy New Year

Halston, Bianca Jagger, Jack Haley Jr, his wife Liza Minnelli and Andy Warhol at a New Year’s Eve party at Studio 54 in 1978.

We will be closed today, Friday January 1st, we will be open this weekend from 12-6pm Saturday and Sunday.

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