Dubbed “the Mixmaster” by the shelter press, interior designer Eric Cohler expertly fuses classical and contemporary elements and marries layers of unexpected textures and colors. A frequent speaker and panelist, Cohler designs fabrics, furniture, and rugs for Lee Jofa and lighting for Visual Comfort. President and First Lady Obama selected one of his fabrics for the White House family dining room. His second book, Cohler on Art, is due out in 2015. He curated this sale with personally selected pieces from his house in southwest Georgia.
Antique English oak desert trolley that functions well
as a side table. Barley-twist legs, two shelves with carved edges. Top opens easily with pull-out oak supports. Original brass casters. Closed, 24.25"L x 17.5"W. Open, 24.25"L x 36"W. Age wear.
Edwardian Renaissance Revival oak library table featuring monumental
spool legs, acanthus leaf supports, single drawer with lock (no key), and the original patina that includes ink stains and water marks. Scratches, minor repairs to veneer on top.
17th-century English oak side table featuring a plank
top with rounded edges and handmade nail and peg construction. A simple apron contains a single drawer with hand-carved decoration. Supported on hand-turned spool legs joined by stretchers and raised on turned ...