We have this fabulous pair of side tables by Tony Duquette. He painted his famous malachite finish over them in the late 70’s or early 80’s, and in some places he did not remove the ormolu, so there are some traces of his handy work on the gilded metal.
Tony was a legendary artist, decorator and designer who was originally discovered in the trade by Elsie de Wolfe who took Tony under her wing. He went on to create and design movie sets in Hollywood, and won a Tony Award for costumes he designed for “Camelot” on Broadway.
The size of each is 29-1/2: x 29-1/2″ x 30″ high.
I’ve started blogging more mostly because of my finally caving to the world of the iPhone when I lost my Blackberry about six weeks ago and discovered the WordPress app! It’s awesome and so much fun, so many times I’m out and about and want to write about something and then loose my mojo by the time I’m immersed with work back at my computer.
I took a photo of the shop today, finally with nice weather, a sign, and incredible tables by Tony Duquette I couldn’t resist sharing.
We’ve also finishes putting the Waterford chandelier together… I’ve ordered some super white wax sleeves with no drips to make it feel fresh… It’s so weird to me that Waterford would sell their lights with plastic candle sleeves.