Billy Cotton brings wit, intelligence, and style to the everyday things we live with and use in our homes. Rejecting the old-fashioned ideas that design or life should be divided between the plain and the fancy or the inexpensive and the exorbitant, he has pioneered an aesthetic of fresh, sophisticated, original designs that are effortlessly modern and subtly grounded in design history. After creating bespoke furniture for private clients as a Pratt student, Billy launched Custom Resource in 2004. In 2010 he debuted his dinnerware collection at Bergdorf Goodman.
Early-20th-century French Louis XVI-style oval mirror later painted
parcel-gilt. Oval frame is carved with wheat ears, a ribbon, and a medallion featuring the profile of a nobleman. Minor chips and paint loss.
Parcel gilt overmantel mirror in the early 19th-century
neoclassical Italian style. Stepped and molded architectural frame with gilt molding and embellishments over mahogany veneer. The original mirror plate is dated Aug 13, 1928, and shows light even foxing. The frame ...