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Max le Verrier

Beautiful pair of chimpanzee Art Deco bookends by French sculptor, Max Le Verrier (1891-1973). Le Verrier is considered by some to be one of the foremost French Art Deco sculptors. The sculpture’s hefty green-bronze cast metal has developed a deep and lustrous patina with age and is mounted on a black marble base.



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Saxbo Pitcher

Amazing double handled pitcher in turquoise glaze by Edith Sonne for Saxbo, most likely a unique piece. Edith Sonne Brun worked at Saxbo from 1938-1939 and 1946-1961  


saxbo-unica-newMonumental Saxbo Vase 

Stunning 48 cm high monumental vase by Eva Staehr Nielsen for Saxbo. The vase is unique and marked with the initial of Eva Staehr Nielsen (E.S.T.N), the Saxbo yin-yang symbol encircled and Saxbo Denmark.  



yngveekstrm newitemYngve Ekström "Bangkok" Cabinet

Striking “Bangkok” cabinet by Yngve Ekström, made from teak with a graphic, embossed pattern on the door fronts. Details made in beech create a subtle contrast. Yngve founded the company Ese Möbler in 1945 together with his brother Jerker in the 1940’s. The company later changed its name to Swedese in the 1960’s and is still in existence as of today. Together with colleagues like Alvar Aalto, Bruno Mathsson and Arne Jacobsen, Yngve Ekström contributed to make the concept of “Scandinavian Modern” famous throughout the world. His furniture has been exhibited all over the world and are represented among others on the Victoria & Albert museum in London



rispal lampnewitem Rispal "Mantis" Floor Lamp

Iconic in its kind, this Rispal 'praying mantis' tripod teak base floor lamp is a beautiful and classic piece, with a rare to find original bubble shade. The lamp with its sculptural, zoomorphic mahogany frame, designed, circa 1950. This model is inspired by the work of artist Jean (Hans) Arp and is described in “1000 lights 1879 to 1959” by Taschen on page 419