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.
Large hand-carved porcelain moon vase with high-relief lotus
leaves and flowers. The lotus symbolizes purity of the heart and mind and represents long life, humility, honor, and tranquility. No maker's mark.
Set of two famille jaune enamel porcelain onion-shaped
vases decorated with peaches and flowers over a yellow background. Marked. Peaches symbolize longevity and health and images of them are supposed to attract long life and good health.
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.