âAntiques are former kitsch, but 200 years later.â
An elegant pair of French Louis XVI Gustavian style chairs, each with an arched rail above padded armrests and upholstered sides. Raised on circular stop-fluted legs topped with paterae, and with a bow-fronted seat. Upholstered with top quality linen fabric.
A set of six French molded and carved chairs stamped by J. Nadal (Jean RenÃ© Nadal, LÂ´AinÃ©, master craftsman since 1740. Cream-colored wood with fluted legs in floral fabric
Large Sputnik chandelier, in glass, crystal, and brass, by Emil Stejnar for Rupert Nikoll. This glamorous large brass âBlowball" sputnik chandelier is also known as âpusteblumeâ or âsnowflakeâ and is made in Vienna around mid-century. This magnificent sputnik chandelier is in excellent condition and complete working order. It is covered with crystal balls and flowers which scatter the light in
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We from Mercurius disagree with Mr. Ustinov. For us, antiques are and will always be true masterpieces of contemporary craftsmanship and very special forms of art. It is one of the most important and free forms of expression, even though the form and nature of this expression is constantly changing.
Every culture and epoch has created magnificent works of art; each one in its own unique and unmistakable way. Let yourself be immersed in it and experience how outstanding contemporary art and classic interior design can mutually stimulate and complement one another.
âIf it is a joy to enjoy the good, it is a greater to feel the better, and in art the best is good enough.â
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