A native of Brazil now based in San Francisco, interior designer Antonio Martins started his career in Switzerland, where he acquired an appreciation for European design. He then moved to Venice, followed by a stint in Frankfurt. In the early 1990s, he relocated to Hong Kong, where he lived for 11 years and developed a passion for Chinese furniture, Shan sculpture from Thailand, and Indonesian textiles. His Tastemaker Tag Sale reflects the rich tapestry of his well-traveled life.
1930s Art Deco English footed compote dish with
cream Bakelite handles. Marked "C W Fletcher, Arundel Plate, EPNS A1" on the underside. Some pitting and wear to silver on interior, minor patina.
A rare French Art Deco Etling opalescent crystal
lotus coupe with chrome and opalescent crystal base. Compote dish has a blossomed lotus leaf starburst design in relief on the outside and underside. Silver bent leg base surrounding a fluted opalescent ...