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.
English 14-piece King's Husk design silver-plate flatware set,
circa 1980. Dinner knife, 9"L x .75"W; dessert knife, 8.25"L x .75"W; fish knife, 7.75"L x .75"W; dinner fork, 7.75"L x 1"W; dessert fork, 7.25"L x 1"W; fish fork, 7"L x .75"W; ...