Noted for its intrepid color combinations and imaginative medleys of distinctive 20th-century design, Downtown is a destination for fresh design ideas. The LA shop was launched in 1996 by David Serrano and Robert Willson. In 2008, the shop was joined by the adjacent Outside Downtown. The pair’s enviable home was featured in the Dealer’s Choice: At Home with Purveyors of Antique and Vintage Furnishings (2001).
Pair of antique Meissen porcelain floral urn bud
vases with hand-painted floral accents. Swirl fluting on the body. Marked with the standard Meissen logo of two crossed swords on the underside of each. Minor wear and patina.
Entirely hand-painted Camille Le Tallec Paris porcelain urn
vase with gold leaf and scrollwork designs and gilt face mask handles and rims. Marked "Le Tallec a Paris France," "LT," and with the artist's initials and a date code denoting 1970s ...
Antique porcelain flower vase with tapered flared shape
and acanthus leaf style feet. Hand-painted flowers on front and back with gilt accents. Scalloped top edge. Marked "Copeland And Garrett" with a crown and leaf branch wreath logo on the underside. ...