Category Archives: Antique and Vintage Lighting

Pier Lights in Bel Air

Tarryn Brodkin, from our Los Angeles showroom, and I went to see a project William Hefner is designing in Bel Air the other day. It’s a jaw-dropping affair of many, many square feet and acres of tawny limestone. We reviewed … Continue reading

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A group of original Sterling Bronze Company photos

A Florida family with a small group of photographs of lighting fixtures from the Sterling Bronze Co. found us online figuring we would have an interest in them. Indeed we did. I bought them and they arrived in the mail … Continue reading

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ICAA NYC Holiday Cocktails & Auction

The Racquet and Tennis Club building on Park Avenue, designed by Charles McKim of McKim, Mead, and White, happens to be lit by tons of E. F. Caldwell Co. fixtures… a source of constant pleasant distraction for me. The Racquet and Tennis … Continue reading

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Queens Museum of Art: Behind the Scenes

We were lucky enough to have a behind the scenes look at the Tiffany lamp bases housed in the Queens Museum of Art…. Lindsy Parrott, Curator /Director, and Susan Greenbaum, Conservator, of the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass showed us … Continue reading

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On the topic of tricky attributions:

A friend of ours from Virginia unearthed these beauties: A pair of carved marble and gilt bronze column torchieres, circa 1910. After cleaning and putting them back together I had a hunch they were made by the New York maker … Continue reading

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The San Francisco Antiques Show…and then some…

Alix, Valerie, and I spent a recent evening at the San Francisco Antiques Show Preview Party. This seems like the one night where all San Francisco’s design, architecture and antiques luminaries come out to celebrate. We had a great time … Continue reading

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