Born in Shanghai and raised in San Francisco, Vivian Kimmelman opened Berkshire Home & Antiques in Great Barrington, MA, in 1999. A mecca for design-world denizens, the spacious shop offers a broad selection and a stylish, eclectic medley that spans styles and eras. On any given day the repertoire might include an original piece by Le Corbusier, a rare 17th-century Italian corner cupboard, boiserie from a French chateau, and a Roman limestone column, alongside a trove of French and Belgian antiques and garden accents.
Antique English footed tray in silver-plated-copper, commonly known
as "Old Sheffield Plate," typically with copper showing through, with fruit-and-foliage edge. No maker's mark. Light wear to plate.
Handcrafted mixed metal tray by the renowned metalsmiths
of Los Castillo in brass and copper with inlaid silver figures. Modernist style depicting hunter and deer both front and back. Tray has been professionally polished. Signed: Hecho en Mexico, Los Castillo, ...