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Combination drop-front desk/dressing table attributed to Jacques Adnet, French circa 1930.  Sycamore veneer, mahogany interior, green leather writing surface, silver-metal mounts.  H: 60″ W: 59″ D” 22″.  Provenance:  Fred Hughes (Andy Warhol’s right-hand man).  $20,000

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Louis XVI stool, French 18th century.  White-painted wood frame, upholstered.  H: 17″ W: 22″ D: 14″.  Provenance: Mrs. Paul (Bunny) Mellon.  $5,500

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Venini glass egg paperweight with purple and orange internal spirals, Italian 20th century.  H: 4″.  $2,000

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Belle Epoque chaise longue, French circa 1900.  Gilt wood and caning.  H: 39: L: 62″ D: 26″ $15,000

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Charles X encrier, or desk set, with a bust of Homer, French circa 1825.  Gilt bronze.  H: 11 2/4″.  Provenance: Sherman E. Lee, Cleveland.  Sold

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Ruby-glass lamp, American circa 1890, now electrified.  Glass and brass.  H: 24″ including shade.  $3,750

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Miniature painting on parchment by Vanvitelli of the waterfall at Tivoli, in a period ebony frame inlaid with bone.  Italian circa 1700.  5 3/8″ x 6 3/8″ framed.  Provenance: Sherman E. Lee, Cleveland. Sold

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19th-century Vietnamese footed tray, of mother-of-pearl inlaid hardwood with delicate silver mounts, circa 1900.  H: 1 1/2″ L: 12 1/4″ D: 7″  $1,500

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Swiss, Green-leather folding travel alarm clock by L. Maissen in Klosters, circa 1960.  Leather, brass, painted metal.  3 4/8″ x 2 1/4″ when closed.  $1,000

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Pair of Jean Perzel standing lamps.  Brass and glass.  H: 67″ Dia: 22″ each.  $30,000

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/lighting/floor-lamps/pair-of-jean-perzel-standing-lamps/id-f_1702623/

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Eugene Berman 1944 drawing for a stage-set commissioned for Georges Balanchine’s New York City Ballet’s production of Danses Concertantes, with music by Stravinsky.  Watercolor on paper.  9″ x 12 1/4″, in it’s original 15″ x 18″ frame.  $6,500

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/wall-decorations/drawings/eugene-berman-watercolor-its-original-frame/id-f_1702583/

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Pair of rock-crystal and ormolu candlesticks by Bonzano, French circa 1950.  H: 13 1/2″ $20,000

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/lighting/candleholders-candelabra/pair-of-rock-crystal-gilt-bronze-candlesticks/id-f_1702593/

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Pair of armchairs designed by Christian Badin and sold through David Hicks, Paris.  French, 1970s.  Whitewashed oak, black leather upholstery.  H: 37″ W: 31″ D: 25″.  Sold

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/seating/armchairs/pair-of-david-hicks-paris-armchairs-upholstered-black-leather/id-f_1335652/

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Pair of Boris Lacroix sconces made by Bagues, French 1950s.  Brass.  H: 15″.  Sold

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/lighting/sconces-wall-lights/pair-of-sconces-boris-lacroix/id-f_1702633/

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Pair of Giovanni Gariboldi porcelain fauns designed in 1936 and made by Richard-Ginori, one white and the other gilded.  H: 8 3/4″ $7,500

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German, porcelain Belle Epoque vase made by KPM, Berlin, circa 1910. H: 19 ½”  $2,500

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/vases/large-blanc-de-chine-berlin-porcelain-vase/id-f_1702573/

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Pair of Venetian trompe l’oeil stools on wheels, Italian circa 1900.  Painted & gilded carved wood, metal fittings.  H: 15 1/2″ W: 15 1/2″ D: 14 1/4″.  $12,500 Sold

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Pair of small Louis XVI style chairs, French 1930s.  White-washed caned wood, satin cushions.  H: 32″  Sold

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Adjustable deck chair by J-P Hagnauer, French circa 1950.  Mahogany, brass, upholstered.  H: 43″ L: 36 W: 24 ½”.  $15,000

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/seating/armchairs/adjustable-deck-chair-jean-pierre-hagnauer/id-f_1274712/

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Raymond Loewy credenza made by Doubinski Freres, French circa 1970.  Four shades of injection-molded plastic, laminate, painted wood and steel.  H: 30″ L: 80 1/2″ D: 19 3/4″.  Sold

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/storage-case-pieces/credenzas/raymond-loewy-credenza/id-f_1274696/

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Syrie Maugham table, English 1930s.  Craqueleur paint finish, silver leaf, wood.  H: 24″ Dia: 20″ $6,500

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/tables/side-tables/syrie-maugham-side-table-from-1930s/id-f_1274688/

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Venini standing lamp, Italian circa 1950.  Glass, brass.  H: 65″ including shade.  Sold

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Pair of Buillotte lamps, French circa 1840.  Silvered brass.  H: 18″.  Provenance: Pierre Le-Tan, Paris.  Sold

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Small chandelier attributed to Ercole Barovier, Italian circa 1950.  Blue opalescent glass, gold metal.  H: 20″ Dia: 23″.  Sold

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A Fuclo di Verdura miniature painting of Bellona, goddess of war, from the 1960s.  Gouache on paper, 6 1/4″ x 6 1/4″ framed.  Sold

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Toyohara Chikanobu (1838 – 1912), Japanese.  Portrait of Emperor Meiji, his consort and son, 1887.  Color woodblock triptych, in gilded frame with silk-wrapped mat.  14″ x 18 1/2″ image, 19 1/2″ x 33 1/2″ framed.  $8,000

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/asian-art-furniture/prints/important-japanese-color-woodblock-triptych-imperial-family/id-f_1335644/

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Toyohara Chikanobu (1838 – 1912), Japanese.  Female courtiers, 1890s.  Color woodblock diptich, in gilded frame with silk-wrapped mat.  Image 14″ x 18 1/2″ image, 19 1/4″ x 24″ framed.  $5,000

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Signed “Galot 1818″ portrait of a boy with a pony, French 19th century.  Gouache on paper in original giltwood frame and reverse-painted-and-gilded glass.  18″ x 15” framed.  Sold

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Misia Sert sculpture of trees on an island, French circa 1930.  Coral and glass beads on glass base, with silk wrapped wire trunks.  H: 17 1/2″.  Sold

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Large tray, Japanese circa 1900.  Gold and black lacquer with touches of red.  25″ x 18 1/2″ D: 2″.  Sold

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Japanese Art Deco box on matching stand, 1930s.  Eggshell lacquer inset with mother-of-pearl.  H: 3″ W: 3/4″ D: 5 1/2″ overall.  Sold

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Sculpture of a carp, Japanese circa 1850.  Hardwood with inlaid black wood eyes.  L: 9″.  Sold

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Japanese yokogi (fixture to hold cooking pots over fire), of carved rosewood, iron, rope, circa 1800.  H: 32″ (incl. cord), L: 17″.  $3,750

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/asian-art-furniture/sculptures-carvings/japanese-rosewood-yokogi/id-f_1274714/

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Napoleone Martinuzzi bowl made by Venini, Italian 1920s.  Glass with gold leaf.  H: 7 ½” Dia: 15″ $3,750

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/bowls/early-venini-glass-bowl-infused-gold-leaf/id-f_1702563/

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Murano glass ashtray with matching lighter, Italian (Venetian), 1940s.  Gold-flecked glass, brass.  Length of ashtray 5″; Height of lighter 3 1/2″.  Sold

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Tramp Art “frame” object, American, 1930s.  Cut and fitted wood, stained.  $1,000

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Fornasetti “nugget” paperweight, Italian circa 1970. Gilt and transfer-printed porcelain.  L: 4″.  Sold

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Fornasetti “nugget” paperweight, Italian circa 1970.  Gilt and transfer-printed porcelain.  L: 4″.  $1, 250

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Fornasetti foot cigarette holder.  Italian circa 1970.  Gilt and transfer-printed porcelain.  L: 8 ½”  Sold

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Italian bed (Lombardy), circa 1830.  Carved walnut with bronze sabots.  H: 50″ L: 88″ D: 45″.  $25,000

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/beds/magnificent-19th-century-italian-bed/id-f_1335648/

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A Tiffany cut-glass obelisk, American circa 1970.  H: 14″ $2,500

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Giovanni Gariboldi tile panel made by Richard Ginori, Italian 1931.  Porcelain in painted frame.  H: 34 ½ W: 23 ½”.  $16,000 (see PAST WINDOWS)

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An American silver broach with pin, circa 1970.  L:4″  $1,250

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Justen Ladda, AMG Mirror, American 20012.  Ink jet on metal-leafed wood, epoxy resin.  Dia: 11″.  $3,750

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Rococo mirror, eastern European (?), circa 1730.  Painted and gilded wood, mirror plate. 30 ½ ” x 30 ½”. $10,000

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/mirrors/wall-mirrors/18th-century-rococo-mirror/id-f_1274716/

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Louis XVI dog bed, French circa 1780.  Painted wood.  H: 26″ W: 19″ D: 12 ¾”  $9,000

https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/beds/louis-xvi-dog-bed/id-f_1702613/

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French (?) 1960s folding tray table.  Circa 1960.  Whip-stitched black leather, brass, painted metal.  H: 19″ L: 20 ½” D: 13 ¾”. Provenance: Lyn Revson.  $4,500

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George Platt Lynes (1907-1955), American.  Mrs. Harrison Williams (later Mona von Bismarck), circa 1940.  10″ x 8 1/4″ unframed.  $3,750