This is a unique piece /one off prototype table neon light by Chris Bracey for Soho House in London. Made of a large metal colander with an industrial metal base. This neon light has recently been rewired. This neon light has recently been rewired. Bracey was born in London, following a chance meeting in the 80s with the art director of the film Mona Lisa, in Soho – Bracey was putting up a sex shop sign at the time – he had begun to make neon props for movie sets. His work can be seen in films as diverse as Batman, Blade Runner and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The Rainbow Fancy Dress and Sonata Jazz Café signs in Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut are both his. The artist Grayson Perry, was a frequent visitor to the Junkyard. With its mix of skill, loucheness and Hollywood glamour, Bracey’s work developed a celebrity following including Jude Law, Kate Moss, Elton John and Lady Gaga who have collected pieces of his work.
Pair of armchairs from the 1940s, designed by Jindrich Halabala and produced by Thonet during the 1940s. Reupholstered with high quality mauve fabric from the House Houlès Paris with yellow piping. Cabinet work on the panelling: Varnishing of the arched wood (Thonet Edition).
This bentwood chair was manufactured by J.J. Kohn circa 1890 in Austria. In a good original vintage condition. Jacob & Josef Kohn, also known as J. & J. Kohn, was an Austrian furniture maker and interior designer in Vienna. Jacob Kohn together with his son Josef Kohn founded the enterprise in 1849. Kohn would later rise to become one of the leading furniture makers in Austria-Hungary, becoming one of the leading competitors of Thonet. Kohn worked together with artists of the Wiener Werkstätte and Josef Hoffmann in the design of many pieces. The Kohns´ received many awards and prices for their work. They received a Spanish Royal Warrant of Appointment as purveyors of the royal house. Kohn´s works can be seen in a number of museum today, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Alma de Luce reveals Korowai, an elegant console designed in 2017, made of walnut with a glass or green marble top, sure to dazzle interiors. This design, more like a memory, alludes to Papua New Guinea and to the Korowai tribe, which was discovered in 1970 by missionaries. When members of the tribe get married, the whole tribe unites to produce and offer what the best gift is that a new couple could have; a new house, on top of a tree. They all work hard because they know that when it is their turn, they will be rewarded. Therefore the wheel of life turns. Please contact Pamono to state your preference of top.
This antique Sultanabad rug from Ziegler was made for the halls of the European houses of the late 19th century. It features a central design with Garrus of interlaced dimensions and palmettes and pallet work. The certification of the piece will be included.
The Piccadilly Mirror is a result of new concepts that feature impossible constructions, explorations of the infinity, architecture, and tessellations. With a convex mirror, its frame is made in highly handcrafted poplar. The mirror is a perfect reflection of the masters at work at the Boca do Lobo Design Studio, who design pieces in-house for Covet Paris. Custom sizes and colors are available at an additional cost; please contact Pamono for more information.
Sten Kauppi (1922-2002) was a Swedish textile artist and painter. He was a significant reformer within the textile art movement in Sweden. Kauppi had his first solo exhibition in 1951 and received attention for his free embroidery style. His work is included in several collections in Sweden, such as the Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg, the National Museum of Stockholm and the Royal Opera House in Stockholm.
This extendable dining table was designed by Arne Vodder and manufactured by Sibast in Denmark, circa 1960. The table is solid tropical hardwood. The extension leaves allow the diameter to extend from 175 to 225cm in width. The table has been restored. Arne Vodder opened his own studio with the architect Anton Borg after being trained by Finn Juhl. In the 1950s and 1960s, he designed a wide range of items. His works are simple and modest and known to be very well-crafted. From the 1950s, Vodder worked with the furniture company Sibast on several sets of office furniture. In the 1960s his furniture was found primarily in the United States: in banks, hotels and even the White House. Together with Verner Panton and Nanna Ditzel, his work was shown on many international exhibitions.
The term Sabi 寂 expresses, in Japanese, the consciousness and the sensation of alterations produced by time. The aged wood of the Sabi No. 1 coffee table has been marked by the natural elements, the work of xylophagous insects and the action of time. Present on each of the Villard creations, is the image of the central pillar on which old Japanese wooden houses were built: the daikoku bashira 大 黒 柱. This is the signature of Atelier Villard. This piece features steel and burnt wood (poplar, ash).
This antique Ziegler Sultanabad rug features a red background and large palettes. The design was developed by the Swiss chemist Ziegler whose company made this type of rugs in Iran. It was manufactured at the end of the 19th century. This rug uses reds, blues, greens, and yellows, all with natural dyes typical of this manufacture. The design of paletas in large formats was made to order for the European houses of the time. The rug features borders that are very balanced in proportion and the work of the central field shows series of intertwined palms. This piece is without restorations.