Matthew Robbins’s background in the fine arts serves him well as the head of his eponymous NYC-based events design and planning firm. Avoiding the cookie-cutter approach to design, he creates spectacular weddings, destination events, and intimate celebrations that emphasize the personal and the meaningful. As an art student in San Francisco, he worked with several of the Bay Area’s most talented floral and event designers. A contributing editor for he published his first book, last year.
Two 1960s French ceramic vases, one a bulbous
form with narrow neck and flared rim, in turquoise exterior glaze, the other a cornet form in bright green glaze, with subtle grooved indentations around body. Both signed to undersides.
Pair of large Mid-Century Chinese porcelain oxblood or
sang-de-bouef bottle vases on carved rosewood stands. Jingdezhen Zhi Chinese character mark in blue on underside of each vase. Vases date to the early 1950s. These pieces came from an estate of ...