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.
French armchair with Baroque-style carvings. Refinished and painted
silver, with silver giltwood details, and black antique glaze. Velvet-silk upholstery with a black and white sequin patterned back. Custom double welt trim with onyx black crystal nail heads. Seat, 19"H; arms, ...
Made in France for Trouvailles, this neoclassical-style desk
chair has gilt-stamped black leather upholstery with nailheads, carved and gilded dolphin arms, and classic Louis XVI-style legs. Comfortable coil spring seat. Seat, 21"W x 18.5"H; arm, 25"H.
19th-century Gothic-style chair with leather upholstery, carved lion
finials, turned legs, and large nailhead detailing.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, ...