Elle Decor has called her “a fearless stylemonger known for her dizzying trove of antiques and her signature line of furniture and lighting.” Veranda lauded her ability to “create a sense of drama without forsaking comfort.” Equal parts Auntie Mame and Carlos de Beistegui, Michelle Nussbaumer curated this Tastemaker Tag Sale with her trademark medley of Old World flair and modern sensibility.
1960s Piero Fornasetti Italian tray featuring an 1896
La Scala Milan opera poster. The opera was the premiere of Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chenier. Fornasetti's signature folded corner. Marked "Fornasetti Milano Made in Italy." Gold wear.
Vintage Fornasetti porcelain intaglio tray box with the
intaglio in relief on the lid surrounded by gilt painted glaze. Bottom accented with a gilt stripe. Marked "Fornasetti, Milano, Made In Italy, For Rosenfeld Imports" on the underside.
1950s Italian Piero Fornasetti oval metal tray finished
in black lacquer with gold floral silkscreen decoration. Marked with original paper label “Fornasetti-Milano.” Flakes on reverse, minimal finish wear.