Iconic designer Tony Duquette was renowned for his over-the-top theatrical sets, the grand fetes he staged, and perhaps most of all, his jaw-dropping interiors. His talent and magnetism kept him in the spotlight through most of the 20th century. With his namesake studio still open for business, and longtime partner Hutton Wilkinson at the helm, Duquette’s singular style continues to make its magnificent mark.
Pair of 1950s French Louis XVI-style armchairs featuring
whitewashed pine construction with cabriole legs, vintage gold-and-wine damask-style upholstery, and brass nailheads. Seat, 15.5"H; arm, 21.5"H. Minor wear to frame.
Pair of Louis XVI-style upholstered window benches with
gilded frames with hand-painted decoration. Fabric is a satin-finish cotton blend in a neutral brownish taupe. One small spot on one arm, almost indistinguishable. Seat, 18"H. Age appropriate wear to giltwood.
Pair of low, square-back bergères with painted frames
by Tomlinson Furniture, dated 1970. The jacquard tapestry floral fabric has muted tones of teal, marigold, slate, lemon and ivory. The Louis XVI-style carved wood frames are painted cream and pale blue ...