Cool Object of the Week: Kozma/Peche-istic parlor set

April 16, 2007


Here’s a fascinating sitting room ensemble with it’s original 1920’s era upholstery.

The set includes two armchairs

and settee.
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Cool Object of the Week: Camille Gauthier dining room set

March 18, 2007


Here’s a Camille Gauthier (protégé of Majorelle) dining room set.

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Collectors: We don’t want this old grandma crap!

February 11, 2007

Bad time to be an antique furniture dealer, great time to be a buyer. The NYT reports that dealers can’t give the shit away. In particular, it appears that the market for antiques, i.e. furniture over 100 years old, is mightily depressed. Now to anyone who’s been doing business in this sector in the last few years, such news is like, No Duh!

We hear from Robert Couturier, an interior designer and architect in New York that:

“It’s very sad.” Bargains are particularly plentiful, he said, in 18th-century pieces.

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