Designer Howard Slatkin is known for the luxurious interiors he creates for clients and himself around the world, where he works with gifted artisans and craftsmen to create rooms of quality and beauty. His recently released book Fifth Avenue Style, featuring photographs by Tria Giovan, is an album of his 16-room apartment in New York, and illustrates his creative process, love of details and interest in creating deeply personal spaces.
Pair of large early-20th-century Chinese hand-painted vases in
the style of famille rose. Maker's mark appears to be Guangxu Nian Zao 1875-1908. One vase has a base that has cracked and repaired.
Pair of Royal Worcester vases featuring hand-painted birds,
circa 1870. One with birds in flight over the ocean and the other with a bird on a floral branch. Each "window" has a spray of raised relief bamboo leaves on one ...
Pair of large Chinese Yuan dynasty-style porcelain vases
with under glaze and black enamel decoration. Depicting a dragon and a phoenix over a turquoise background. Unsigned. Wood stands are not included. No maker's mark.