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.
1960s Danish Modern sculptural rosewood and leather lounge
chair by Sven Ellekaer for Rolschau Mobler, Denmark. Chair features sculptural rosewood legs and backrest with black leather upholstery. Source: Danish Design Furniture Index, Mobilia 1961. No maker's mark. Seat, 16"H. Arms, ...
Pair of parsons-style stools, attributed to Milo Baughman.
Recently reupholstered in a slightly nubby soft blue-and-ivory linen-blend fabric by Travers. Complementary robin's-egg blue silk is used as a piping welt around the attached seat cushions. No maker's mark. Some of ...
Pair of faux-bamboo barrel-back chairs recently lacquered in
high-gloss white. New box cushions upholstered in a bold chinoiserie print from Design Legacy with vibrant, watercolor inspired figures and contrasting yellow welt. Seats, 17.5"H. One tiny break in caning.