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  • Antique

    Set of Vellum Books - Livii Historarium

    $1,600
    Width: 11"
    Height: 16"
    Depth: 2.25"
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    Antique Set Of Vellum Books - Livii Historarium Set

    Antique

    $1,600
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  • Chesney's

    Excavated Ionic Capital Fragment

    RETAIL $5,000

    $2,500

    Width: 34"
    Height: 33"
    Depth: 28"

    Chesney's is the U.K.'s leading provider of finely designed luxury fireplaces and accessories. Add a unique, classic flavor to your space with this Cabouca limestone fragment. This partial ionic capital is carved out of a single piece of stone.

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    Chesney's

    RETAIL $5,000

    $2,500

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  • Antique

    Set of Books - Publicatie En Proclamatien

    $1,500
    Width: 5.5"
    Height: 8"
    Depth: 1.75"
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    Antique Set Of Books - Publicatie En Proclamatien Set

    Antique

    $1,500
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  • Traditional

    Oxblood Porcelain And Gilt Bronze Candelabras

    Curated by The World of Design

    RETAIL $2,850

    $2,565

    Width: 12"
    Height: 27"
    Depth: 12"

    Ornate and stunning gilt-bronze and oxblood porcelain candelabras have bases of richly colored, likely Chinese porcelain, and the candle arms are decorated with scrolling, foliate ornament. Each candelabra has a stork finial modeled with raised wings and and open beak. They would be a distinctive ac ...

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    Traditional Oxblood Porcelain And Gilt Bronze Candelabras Set

    Traditional

    RETAIL $2,850

    $2,565

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  • Jonathan Adler

    Miniature Volcanic Glaze Vases

    Curated by Oliver M. Furth

    RETAIL $295

    $250

    Height: 4"

    Expertly curated by Oliver Furth, these miniature vases have a striking texture. Made using a novel volcanic glaze, the exterior of each has a rough, bubbly feel inspired by nature. This set would look marvelous on a vibrant bookshelf or colorful mantel. Sold in a set of four.

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    Jonathan Adler Miniature Volcanic Glaze Vases Set

    Jonathan Adler

    RETAIL $295

    $250

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  • Antique

    English 19th-Century Amboyna Wood Box

    RETAIL $2,600

    $2,500

    Width: 12"
    Height: 7"
    Depth: 9"

    From a prestigious private collection, this stunning antique English 19th-century Amboyna wood box (circa 1860) features brass trim, a fitted interior with crushed blue velvet and tooled leather, and a concealed drawer. It was purchased at Sentimento, the well-known New York City antiques shop that ...

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    Antique

    RETAIL $2,600

    $2,500

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  • Antique

    English 19th-Century Mahogany and Walnut Parquetry Box

    RETAIL $2,750

    $1,975

    Width: 15"
    Height: 7"
    Depth: 11"

    From a prestigious private collection, this English Victorian mahogany and walnut parquetry box was made circa 1870. Parquetry is a type of complex geometric veneered decoration made only made by the most skilled craftsmen. This striking object creates visual interest not only from the color and fi ...

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    Antique

    RETAIL $2,750

    $1,975

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  • Antique

    Set of Books - Rudyard Kipling

    $795
    Width: 7"
    Height: 10"
    Depth: 1.75"
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    Antique Set Of Books - Rudyard Kipling Set

    Antique

    $795
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  • Vintage

    Carved Horn and Silverplate Footed Bowl

    Curated by Ken McGanty
    $375
    Width: 11.5"
    Height: 6.5"
    Depth: 5"

    A refined table accent, this footed bowl uses rare materials to stunning effect. The upper portion is made from genuine carved horn with streaks of rich brown and tan running through it, while the gleaming pedestal base is silver-plated. It is a timeless and exceptionally elegant addition to any fin ...

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  • Antique

    Set of Books - Waverley Novels

    $250
    Width: 7.25"
    Height: 10.25"
    Depth: 2"
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    Antique Set Of Books - Waverley Novels Set

    Antique

    $250
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  • Asian Decorative Arts

    Japanese Ceramic Footed Bowl

    Curated by Oliver M. Furth

    RETAIL $275

    $235

    Height: 3.75"

    Expertly curated by Oliver Furth, this Japanese footed bowl has a bi-color design. Split down the center, this ceramic piece is half forest green and half gunmetal black. The unique combination would make a beautiful addition to an eclectic display cabinet or dining table.

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    Asian Decorative Arts

    RETAIL $275

    $235

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  • Antique

    Set of Books - The Works And Life of Laurence Sterne

    $750
    Width: 6"
    Height: 9.25"
    Depth: 1.5"
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  • Antique

    Charming Framed English Hunt Scenes

    Curated by Jeremie Adkins

    RETAIL $895

    $765

    Width: 20.5"
    Height: 12.5"
    Depth: 1.5"

    Antique furniture brings a timeless sophistication to any living space as it brings classical trends and influences to today's world. Depicting a figure riding a horse during a hunt, these lovely home accessories add grandeur to any surface. Ideal for homes in pursuit of a high-end furniture eleganc ...

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    Antique

    RETAIL $895

    $765

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  • Asian Decorative Arts

    Chinese Celadon Porcelain Fu Lions

    Curated by The World of Design

    RETAIL $1,200

    $1,080

    Width: 11"
    Height: 16"
    Depth: 9"

    Distinctive pair of delicately colored Chinese celadon porcelain Fu lions would be a distinguished addition to a mantelpiece or shelf in the living room. Sold as a set of two.

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    Asian Decorative Arts Chinese Celadon Porcelain Fu Lions Set

    Asian Decorative Arts

    RETAIL $1,200

    $1,080

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  • Custom

    Platonic Solids

    Curated by Oliver M. Furth
    $695
    Height: 10"

    Expertly curated by Oliver Furth, these custom platonic solids have an intelligent yet playful feel. All painted a rich teal, this group is composed of variations on classic shapes such as cones, cubes, and pyramids that would beautifully adorn a modern desk. Sold in a set of six.

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    Custom Platonic Solids Set

    Custom

    $695
  • Antique

    Unique Portuguese Pottery Foo Lions

    Curated by The World of Design

    RETAIL $4,400

    $3,960

    Width: 16"
    Height: 25"
    Depth: 9.5"

    Ceramic Foo Lions, glazed in rich polychrome colors, are modeled as mirror images. In their traditional poses, the male lion's paw rests on an embroidered ball, while the female's rests on the head of a cub. They both sit on reticulated plinth vases. The lions date from the 19th century. They would ...

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    Antique Unique Portuguese Pottery Foo Lions Set

    Antique

    RETAIL $4,400

    $3,960

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  • Kravet

    Kent Herringbone Throw

    RETAIL $340

    $205

    Width: 48"
    Height: 1"
    Depth: 70"

    Curl up with this Kent throw from Kravet featuring a herringbone pattern. Read a book or watch a movie while you relax under this cozy blanket. Hand-twisted and knotted rope fringe lend it a sophisticated look that is both elegant and spirited.

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    Kravet

    RETAIL $340

    $205

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  • Kravet

    Essex Linen Stripe Throw

    RETAIL $370

    $225

    Width: 42"
    Height: 1"
    Depth: 76"

    This cozy throw blanket from world-renowned design house Kravet offers style as well as comfort. Designed to develop character and softness over time, this Knox Linen throw is machine washable and pre-shrunk. A beige stripe of openwork leno weaving adds texture and pattern.

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    Kravet

    RETAIL $370

    $225

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  • Modern

    Sculptural Geometric Objects

    Curated by Oliver M. Furth

    RETAIL $895

    $805

    Width: 4"
    Height: 12"
    Depth: 2"

    Expertly curated by Oliver Furth, these geometric objects have a unique sculptural look. Made from metal painted deep black, this set is a blend of cones, pyramids, and cylinders. Sold in a set of eight.

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    Modern

    RETAIL $895

    $805

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  • Eclectic

    Goddess of Compassion

    RETAIL $1,600

    $995

    Width: 9"
    Height: 43"
    Depth: 9"

    This eclectic statue demonstrates the artist's incredible level of craftsmanship. It is carved from wood and depicts the goddess of compassion with beautifully restrained detail.

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    Eclectic

    RETAIL $1,600

    $995

  • Antique

    Set of Books - Fielding's Works

    $195
    Width: 6.75"
    Height: 8.25"
    Depth: 1.5"
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  • Antique

    Set of Books - English Poets

    $395
    Width: 6"
    Height: 9.5"
    Depth: 1.75"
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  • Antique

    Set of Books - Defoe's Works

    $795
    Width: 6"
    Height: 8.5"
    Depth: 1.25"
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    Antique Set of Books - Defoe's Works Set

    Antique

    $795
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  • Vintage

    French Art Deco–Style Cast-Iron Jardinieres

    $1,500
    Width: 8.5"
    Height: 7.5"
    Depth: 8.5"

    From a prestigious private collection, these vintage French Art Deco–style cast-iron jardinieres would look chic and elegant in a living room—or conservatory. Sold as a set of two.

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    Vintage Cast Iron Jardinieres Set

    Vintage

    $1,500
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