Venetian artist-inventor-designer Mariano Fortuny founded his revered textile company in 1919. Produced in Venice, Fortuny has only one other showroom, which opened in New York in 1928. How these stunning textiles are created is a tightly held secret, now kept by the Riad family, who purchased the company in 1988.
Cameo art glass vase with vibrant yellow flowers
and green foliage, signed "Gallé." Handcrafted in France, between 1875 and 1935. Many of Gallé works are kept at the Musée de l'École de Nancy. Emile Gallé vases sell up to $12,000. ...