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The Pink Pagoda
These two new amazing Christina Baker paintings were photographed hanging on a wall in Christina's studio before they were delivered recently to Bennet Galleries. How I'd love to visit Christina's studio to see where all the magic takes place! I can see that it's bright, clean, minimal, and sophisticated. As her paintings are always spectacular, it follows that her work space has to be gorgeous and inspirational. Nightlife Half Past Two Star Dust Not blue and white, but I love this one…
Country French Bedrooms
Use period-style furnishings, soothing hues, and fabulous flourishes to fashion tres chic bedrooms that boast a decidedly country French air.
Pair of Italian, Neoclassical, painted corner cabinets
With bow front tops above panel inset doors, raised on bracket feet, the whole painted with scrolls and flowering leafage on a pale green ground. Late 18th or early 19th century. (One of identical pair shown)
Thinking about bathrooms these days and particularly those by top designers. There are so many beautiful bathrooms designed by architects, designers and everyday homeowners. Big and small, full baths and powder rooms, the creative results are endless and inspiring. But today, I am featuring bathrooms by well known designers. Often, we'll see whole house layouts in magazines and very often, the layouts do not include the bathrooms in the house. Case in point, Mario Buatta bathrooms! In all of…
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period, bronze-mounted demi-lune commode
Of small dimensions in acajou moucheté (plum-pudding mahogany imported from Africa). With beveled breche marble top. Paris, last quarter of the 18th century.
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period painted bed
The sides carved with Vitruvian scroll bands over a conforming leather upholstered panel flanked by square bellflower carved stop fluted stiles headed by paterae surmounted by foliate finials and raised on stop fluted tapered legs joined by rectangular leather upholstered rails carved with palmettes. Circa 1780.