Growing up in Argentina, Gustavo Olivieri would go to auctions with his father, who gave him reign over the bidder’s paddle. So it’s perhaps inevitable that Olivieri would become such an admired dealer of rare and collectible artwork, books, furniture, and lighting. An architect by training, he’s a collector by avocation, and his shops in Miami, East Hampton, and New York City are proof of his passion for beauty.
Ukhamba, or Ischumo, basket, a rigid bulb-shaped container,
rendered water-tight by the tightness of the weave/coils. When liquids (generally home-brewed beer) are stored in it, the pores swell and the outside sweats, which cools the contents of the basket. Zulu ...
Oversize antique green glass bottle in a large
woven basket. Over the past decade, interior designer Michael Del Piero has created a distinctive aesthetic that fuses rough with luxurious and ancient with modern. Clean lines, sophisticated palettes, and exotic pieces ...
Pair of baskets from the island of Palau
in Micronesia, hand-woven in an intricate design. Crafted from palm leaves, which are dried and then shaped into pointed "pineapple" design and shaped so that the lids can be used as bowls ...