Archive for October, 2009

New In – A Rounded Sofa On Brass Feet By Ico Parisi (Milan c.1956)

An Italian sofa by the designer Ico Parisi (Milan 1916-1996). Of rounded form and on patinated brass legs. In it’s original fabric. . . c.1956. . . Measure: 161cm wide x 83cm deep x 73cm high (back) x 44cm high (seat) En suite with a matching pair of armchairs.

New In – A Pair Of Armchairs On Brass Feet By Ico Parisi (Milan c.1956)

A Pair Of Italian armchairs by by the designer Ico Parisi (Milan 1916-1996). Of rounded form and on patinated brass legs. In their original fabric. . . c.1956. . . Measure: 77cm wide x 65cm deep x 73cm high (back) x 44cm high (seat) En suite with a matching sofa

New In – A Neo-Regency Rosewood Console Table By Paolo Buffa (Milan c.1940)

New in today is a large Italian neo-Regency rosewood & brass banded console table by Paolo Buffa (Milan 1903-1970). . . c.1940. . . Measures: 130cm Wide x 100cm High x 45cm Deep

New In – A Pair Of Bedroom Chairs By Paolo Buffa (Milan c.1950)

New in today are a pair of unusual bedroom chairs by Paolo Buffa (Milan 1903-1970) On tapering and curved wooden legs and upholstered in their original green velvet, in perfect condition. . . c.1950. . . Measure: 83cm High x 48cm Wide x 50cm Deep

Friend Of The Month, October – The Mac People

This month, I would like to introduce my neighbour Hassan Ahouiek’s business: The Mac People – Computer Repairs, IT and Multimedia Services for Home and Business The Mac People is a new kind of IT service provider. Specialising in computer repairs, servicing, sales and ongoing maintenance, The Mac People provides peace of mind and fast […]

New In – An Italian Embossed Leather Desk Set c.1940

New in today is a stylish Italian leather desk set from the 40’s, comprising a large writing board, a letter rack and a paper wallet. In dark green leather, they are embossed throughout with surrealist designs. . . c.1940. . . Measures: 60cm x 50cm (Writing Board) 31cm x 24cm (Wallet) 18cm x 12cm high […]

New In – A Pair Of English Circular Cushion Mirrors In Patinated Bronze c.1970’s

A Pair Of  English circular cushion mirrors in patinated bronze, containing a slightly distressed mirror plate. . . c.1970. . . Measures: 63cm diameter

New In – A Selection Of Large Paintings By David Arbus

An exciting new acquisition, is a selection of works by the artist David Arbus. David, who has featured in the past as a ‘friend of the month’, has been known to me for over fifteen years and in that time he has lived in Kent, Somerset, the East & West coasts of the United States […]

The Rene Lalique ‘Oran’ Vase c.1927

New in today is an ‘Oran’ vase by Rene Lalique. This large, weighty, wheel-cut, opalescent vase depicts large dahlias and foliage. It is signed to the base ‘R. Lalique, France, No 999’. The vase has a 1930’s metal stud repair to the rear, where it had broken into two clean-cut sections, however from the front, […]

A Set Of Nine Eglomise Table Mats By Fornasetti c.1955

New in are a set of nine eglomise (reverse painted glass) table mats by Fornasetti. Each depicting the Greco-Roman Gods after which the months of the year are named. In blue and red with gold leaf. . . c.1955. . . Measure: 43cm x 29cm

New In – A French Surrealist Mannequin c.1950

New in today is a curious French female mannequin in the surrealist manner. Made of fibre-glass and iron in a pewter finish. . . . (Think robot from the film ‘The Day The Earth Stood Still’ from the same period!). . . c.1950. . . Measures: 176cm tall

New In – A 19th C French Folding Picnic Table & Chairs

New in today (although slightly late in the season) is a charming French painted iron and wood, folding picnic set, comprising a circular table and two chairs. Folds completely flat. In their original distressed paint.. . c.1880. . . Measures: 68cm high x 54cm diameter (table)