Creating a home that looks richly collected rather than “designed” is one of Michael S Smith’s hallmarks. The acclaimed designer travels the world for inspiration. A scholar of all things decorative, he seamlessly incorporates tribal textiles and antique tapestries with vintage sterling tea sets and Blue Willow china in his stunning spaces.
Late-19th-century octagonal bottle vase, from the atelier of
Samson, Paris. Gilt and hand-painted in blue, orange, green and black, decorated with flowering plants and chrysanthemums. Elongated neck enhanced with flowers hanging from loops inside panels framed by double gilt lines. ...
Pair of Asian-style celadon vases. Slightly different coloration
on each of the vases. Features a phoenix and dragon motif with florals and lanterns. Minor surface wear. Signed with characters on the underside. Minor surface wear.