Recently recognized by House Beautiful magazine as a “Next Wave” designer, Sean Cowan is an emerging talent with a fresh perspective on sustainable modern design. His firm, Sean Michael Design, relies heavily on the thoughtful revival of streamlined, classic pieces to create sophisticated interiors with a seductive sense of warmth and timelessness. Favoring streamlined items from the '70s and early '80s ("when nothing was over-designed"), Sean Michael Design offers proof positive that responsible design can be both sexy and stylish.
Vintage Ironstone porcelain Mason's serpent and floral dish
with head and tail of spent as handles. Hand-painted floral, leaf, and vine design motif with gilt accents. Marked "Mason's, Ironstone, Made In England, Chartreuse, Printed And Hand-painted" on the underside.
Vintage Italian majolica acanthus leaf serving dish with
double basin and handles. Ornate acanthus leaf design in relief on the top surface. Marked "Hand Made, Hand Painted, In Italy, By Pizzato" on the underside. Minor glaze crazing.
Heavy solid brass leaf ring dish. Muted finish
on the front and highly polished on the reversed side. Markings are difficult to distinguish but "Copyright 1948" can be discerned. Age wear.