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.
Vintage Maitland-Smith tessellated travertine stone box with wood
interior, circa 1980. Features an intentionally carved diagonal "chipping" to represent an old world artifact. Heavy duty chrome hinge. No maker's mark.
French Art Deco enameled brass double lidded box
with two compartments. Each lid opens in the opposite direction from each other. Wood lined interior. Red and white enamel alternating rectilinear pattern with brass stylized floral crest at the center of ...
Large handcrafted dark wood box adorned with open-work
split bamboo laced by reeds as well as brass corners, hinges, handles and closure. No maker's mark. Some wear, discoloration and patina.