Paolo and Gio get a handle on it...

Paolo and Gio get a handle on it...

"If we can speak of an Italian art of enamel, it is thanks to De Poli" 
Gio Ponti, 1958

A rare collection of enamelled door handles created in collaboration by Italy's foremost architect and its foremost practitioner of the art of enamelling.  

Length:  22 cm

Width 11 cm

 

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Homage to the square...

Homage to the square...

"If we can speak of an Italian art of enamel, it is thanks to De Poli" 
Gio Ponti, 1958

Ruby red enamelled door handles created in collaboration by Italy's foremost architect and its foremost practitioner of the art of enamelling.

Length:  15 cm

Width:  15 cm

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Green Goblins

Green Goblins

"If we can speak of an Italian art of enamel, it is thanks to De Poli" 
Gio Ponti, 1958

A rare collection of enamelled door handles created in collaboration by Italy's foremost architect and its foremost practitioner of the art of enamelling.  

Length:  22 cm

Width 11 cm

 

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Are tomatoes a fruit?

Are tomatoes a fruit?

"If we can speak of an Italian art of enamel, it is thanks to De Poli" 
Gio Ponti, 1958

A rare collection of enamelled door handles created in collaboration by Italy's foremost architect and its foremost practitioner of the art of enamelling.  

Length:  22 cm

Width 11 cm

 

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In a spin

In a spin

Spun copper vase by British designer Edward Robinson.  One of very few ever made.

Length:  40 cm

Diameter:  14 cm

Two available

 

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Schnapp it up

Schnapp it up

Gold-plated brass decanter by Pierre Forsell for Skultuna.  Too spectacular to be discrete

 

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Everything in moderation...

Everything in moderation...

Gold-plated brass drinks flutes by Pierre Forsell for Skultuna.

 

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Kind of blue..

Kind of blue..

One item from an extensive collection of blue flower candle holders from Sweden, designed by Gunnar Ander

Sizes vary

 

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Field of flowers

Field of flowers

Two from a set of four heavy brass candle holders by Pierre Forsell for Skultuna, 1950's.

Height:  20cm

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Atlas Shrugged

Atlas Shrugged

This deep pile wool area rug is was knotted by hand in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco by women from the Beni Ourain tribe.  We have access to a variety of dimensions and patterns

Length: 320 centimetres

Width:  190 centimetres

 

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Brass in Pocket

Brass in Pocket

A pair of Reflex candle holders by Pierre Forsell for Skultuna.  Can be sold individually

Height:  25 cm

 

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Perfect perforations...

Perfect perforations...

Swedish waste basket from the 1940s designed by Josef Frank for Svenskt Tenn.  Brass rim and green perforated steel column

Height 40 cm

Diameter 26 cm

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Flat four

Flat four

Vintage brass candle holder from Sweden by Pierre Forsell for Skutluna

Length 30 centimetres

 

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Carved in Stone

Carved in Stone

A hefty stoneware vase with timeless, almost tribal etchings in the glaze, created by Danish ceramicist, Eva Staehr Nielsen, for Royal Copenhagen.

Height:  24 cm

Diameter: 24 cm

 

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Lazy Suzani

Lazy Suzani

One of several vintage Uzbeki Suzanis in our collection.  This example in black with red and pink floral motiif

 

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Star turn

Star turn

Teak and formica turning trays (ie, there's colour on both sides) by Finn Juhl.

Length 50 centimetres

Width 40 centimetres

 

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Towering inferno

Towering inferno

A set of four brass candle holders by Pierre Forsell for Skultuna.

Diameter: 10cm

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Coronation street

Coronation street

A brass corona-edged wall mirror designed by Josef Frank for Svenskt Tenn in the 1940's.

Diameter:  35cm

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The 'O' Mirror

The 'O' Mirror

Imagine a very large wall-mounted necklace.  At around two metres in length, and with subtly polished brass discs ranging from 12 centimetres to 26 centimetres in diameter, Corinne van Havre's  'O' Mirror is an outsized example of the jeweller's art.

Crystal wall lamp by Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors, Grand Prix chair in teak by Arne Jacobsen, bouclè wool throw from Society.

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Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome...

Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome...

Swedish reception hall mirror and console table in oak, produced by and marked SM.

Mirror is 93 cm high and 67 cm wide.  Table is 75 cm wide, 59 cm high and 33 cm deep.

 

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Ashes to ashes

Ashes to ashes

Granite bowl designed as an ashtray or vide poche by Poul Kjaerholm for the Fredericia Town Hall in 1963.  Rough on the outside, polished smooth on the inside

Dimensions:  15 x 15 x 7 cm

 

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All is vanity...

All is vanity...

A stunning beauty mirror by Josef Frank for Svenskt Tenn.  Brass frame and corona.  Teak back and adjustable head.

Diameter 35 centimetres

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Diamonds and Tassels

Diamonds and Tassels

This deep pile wool area rug is was knotted by hand in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco by women from the Beni Ourain tribe. 

We have access to a variety of dimensions and patterns

Length: 320 centimetres

Width:  190 centimetres

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The adjustment bureau...

The adjustment bureau...

Solid brass adjustable candle stick by Pierre Forsell for Skultuna.  

Height 17 cm

 

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Through a glass darkly

Through a glass darkly

Heavy glass Lehti leaf bowl by Tapio Wirkkala, model 3337.  Signed and dated 1950.

Length 19 cm

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A pond for Narcissus

A pond for Narcissus

Two complementary polished brass discs (18 and 23 centimetres in diameter respectively) comprise this inspired wall mirror by  Belgian jeweller and designer, Corinne van Havre

Copper wall lamp (model PH 4½/3) by Poul Henningsen

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Brass, cane and wool...

Brass, cane and wool...

Swedish woven cane shell chair (now sold), bouclè wool throw from Society, polished brass ‘O’ Mirror by Corinne van Havre a modern take on animal, mineral and vegetable.

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Hanging around

Hanging around

Celeste was conceived by Belgian jeweller and designer, Corinne van Havre, as a oversized earring - jewellery for the home inspired, in part, by the American sculptor, Alexander Calder.  

Comprising a combination of polished brass discs and chains, the mobile is approximately 75 x 75 x 85 centimetres in dimension.

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Ghost in the machine

Ghost in the machine

Corinne van Havre's Serpentine lamp is part wall lamp, part floor show and part jewel, comprising crystal globe, five metres of brass and bakelite elements.

Danish cabinet in teak, designer unknown.  Photograph on cabinet, Bundt Cake Spin for Harold Edgerton, by American artist, Gay Outlaw.  Hand beaten metal Tunisian bowl.

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Serpentine lamp

Serpentine lamp

A minimal and very feminine lamp for the wall or the floor by Belgian jeweller and designer, Corinne van Havre.  

Crystal globe and five metres of brass-covered cable.

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Hyacinth bulb vases

Hyacinth bulb vases

A pair of emerald green Danish bulb vases

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Material gains

Material gains

Elaborate decorative fabric from Sweden designed by (and monogrammed) Märta Måås-Fjetterström

Length 204 cm

Width:  60 cm

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Brass in pocket

Brass in pocket

Italian umbrella stand, patinated brass in octagonal form.

Height:  51 cm

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From the Maghreb

From the Maghreb

North African flat-weave kilim in orange cotton.  Decorated with tapestry figures and fringe  

Dimensions 300 x 180 centimetres

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Silver salver

Silver salver

Mirrored silver platter.  Unattributed.  

Measures 20 x 20 cm

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Let's be Frank

Let's be Frank

A pair of height-adjustable Swedish brass candle sticks designed by Josef Frank and produced by Svenskt Tenn

Height:  25cm

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Lillies of the valley

Lillies of the valley

A set of ten brass Liljan candle holders design by Ivar Alenius Bjork for the Swedish maker, Ystad Metall, in the 1930's. 

Height:  12cm

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Large friendship knot

Large friendship knot

Josef Frank designed the friendship knot candlestick in the late 1930s as an homage to his adopted country of Sweden.  We are particularly proud of this larger variant

Height 20 cm

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Kristal clear

Kristal clear

Swedish teak entry hall mirror with vide poche shelf.  Designer unknown.  

Measures 121 x 78 x 14 centimetres 

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Model CH-35 chair designed by Hans J Wegner for Carl Hansen in oak with new leather upholstered seat pad

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Square the circle

Square the circle

Simple, elegant brass-rimmed wall mirror from Sweden attributed to Josef Frank for Svenskt Tenn.

Diameter 40 cm

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Persian palimpsest

Persian palimpsest

We are in love with this idea:  take an old carpet and erase most of the pile, leaving behind the vestigial traces of Persia with the feel and practicality of a Scandinavian flat weave.

This example measures 336 x 250 cm

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Copper details

Copper details

A long copper and steel planter box.  

Length:  140cm

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Elegantly distressed

Elegantly distressed

Large, distressed Persian rug with faded blue and pink tones.  The distressing process creates a very flat, hard wearing pile.

Measures 367 x 274 centimetres.

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Fairest of them all

Fairest of them all

Large and rare wall mirror by Josef Frank with patinated brass frame.  Soft rectangle with rounded edges.  Some marks of age on the mirrored surface.

Height:  90 centimetres

Width:  70 centimetres

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Darling buds of May

Darling buds of May

A set of three poppy bud brass candle holders by Pierre Forsell for Skultuna.

Height:  23cm, 21cm and 19cm

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Pattern recognition

Pattern recognition

Untitled geometric composition by Finnish artist, Lars Gunnar Nordstrom, signed and dated 1990.  Numbered 48 / 100. 

Measures 50 x 49.5 cm

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Cubist candle holders

Cubist candle holders

A set comprising four low and one high brass candleholders by Pierre Forsell for Skultuna, Sweden.  

Height:  13cm and 4cm

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Reflect on it...

Reflect on it...

Large brass-framed table top mirror attributed to Josef Frank.  Diameter 40 cm

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Square the circle

Square the circle

A table standing lamp with brass edge and leather bound post by Josef Frank for Svenskt Tenn, 1940's.

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Matthew Hilton dish

Matthew Hilton dish

Polished aluminium dish designed by Matthew Hilton

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