Growing up in Argentina, Gustavo Olivieri would go to auctions with his father, who gave him reign over the bidder’s paddle. So it’s perhaps inevitable that Olivieri would become such an admired dealer of rare and collectible artwork, books, furniture, and lighting. An architect by training, he’s a collector by avocation, and his shops in Miami, East Hampton, and New York City are proof of his passion for beauty.
Pair of vintage black Ming-style armchairs with domed
horseshoe back and a curved, cutout splat. Silky seat cushions cover the indented seats set atop square legs. Marked "Made in Hong Kong". Seat, 18"H with cushion. Age wear.
Pair of tall wing chairs on mahogany Chippendale-style
frames made by the White Furniture Company, Mebane, North Carolina, circa 1960. Newly reupholstered in a jadite green and chocolate brown pebble print cotton fabric. Arms, 26"H; seats, 17.5"H. White Furniture labels ...