L'Art De Vivre

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About L'Art De Vivre

Established on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 1989, L'Art de Vivre champions pioneering French and Italian midcentury design, with an emphasis on exceptional and distinctive lighting. Its carefully selected collection spans the postwar period to the present day, highlighting rare and exciting masterpieces by Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand, Gio Ponti, Venini, Veronese, Stilnovo, Dominique, Jacques Adnet, Maxime Old, and Genet Michon, as well as collaborations with contemporary designers. L'Art de Vivre's strong focus on sculptural lines, unexpected forms, unpara...Read More

L'Art De Vivre

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Oval Ceramic Lamp with Incised Geometric Motif, France, 1970s
Oval Ceramic Lamp with Incised Geometric Motif,...
Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Ceramic
France, 1970s An unglazed oval ceramic table lamp incised with abstract geometric motifs. Part of a series in different forms, including a matching lamp of the same dimension but d...
Pair of French 1970s Modernist Walnut Cabinets by Gilles Bouchez
Pair of French 1970s Modernist Walnut Cabinets ...
Gilles Bouchez
Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Cabinets
Steel, Chrome, Walnut
GILLES BOUCHEZ A handsome pair of walnut cabinets with sculptural chromed steel mounts. Finished interior with two shelves. Finished backs, can be used floating. France, 1970s, Sold...
Oval Ceramic Lamp with Incised Geometric Motif, France 1970s
Oval Ceramic Lamp with Incised Geometric Motif,...
Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Ceramic
France, 1970s An unglazed oval ceramic table lamp incised with abstract geometric motifs. Part of a series in different forms, including a matching lamp of the same dimension but d...
Fontana Arte Blue Glass Mirror, 1950s
Fontana Arte Blue Glass Mirror, 1950s
Fontana Arte
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors
Glass
Fontana Arte A striking beveled mirror by Fontana Arte, bordered with blue mirrored glass; black ebonized wood frame; brass mounts. Italy 1950s dimensions: 19 W x 32 H With Gal...
Pendant Glass Chandelier with Faceted Glass Lens, Italy, 1960s
Pendant Glass Chandelier with Faceted Glass Len...
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Glass
Italy, 1960s. Pendant white glass chandelier with faceted glass lens, enameled and nickeled metal mounts. Dimensions: 16 diameter x 39 height Rewired for use in the USA with four ...
Bruno Gambone Pair of Black Long Neck Vessels, circa 1980
Bruno Gambone Pair of Black Long Neck Vessels, ...
Bruno Gambone
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases
Ceramic
Bruno Gambone ( b.1936) Exquisite pair of shaped and incised long neck vessels, black glazed ceramic with contrasting beige linear decor. Italy, circa 1980, Signed at base Dimensions...
Exceptional Pair of Torch Sconces with Blown Glass Shade by Leleu, 1950s
Exceptional Pair of Torch Sconces with Blown Gl...
Jules Leleu
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Glass, Bronze
Jules Leleu (1883–1961). An exceptional pair of single-branch torch sconces.  Gunmetal and polished bronze mounts, blown bubble-filled glass shade with white bubbled inner shade. Fr...
Monumental Italian 1950s Tapering Fruitwood Dining Table
Monumental Italian 1950s Tapering Fruitwood Din...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
Bronze, Fruitwood
Italy, 1950s. A magnificent 10 foot tapering dining table in fruitwood with blackened and polished bronze mounts. Can be used as a conference table. Dimensions: 118 x 37 x 31 H.
Elegant Ten Branch Polished Brass Chandelier, Italy, 1950s
Elegant Ten Branch Polished Brass Chandelier, I...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass
Italy, 1950s An elegant ten branch chandelier in polished brass with gracefully styled cornucopia arms mounted on a suspended circular frame. 34 diameter x 35 H Rewired for use...
Exceptional Italian, 1950s Fruitwood and Glass Pedestal Table
Exceptional Italian, 1950s Fruitwood and Glass ...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
Steel, Glass, Fruitwood
Italy, 1950s. A magnificent pedestal table in fruitwood with framed back-painted glass top in combed red lacquer and gold leaf, an extraordinary evocation of Futurist graphics. Raise...
Elegant 1940's Bronze Sconces by Maxime Old
Elegant 1940's Bronze Sconces by Maxime Old
Maxime Old
Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Bronze
Maxime Old (1910-1991). Magnificent pair of polished bronze two-branch sconces with fluted mounts. France, 1940s. 18 H x 12.5 W x 7.5 D or Backplate: 3 W. Rewired for use in the U.S....
Wreath of Four Polished Wood Stools, Italy, 1930s
Wreath of Four Polished Wood Stools, Italy, 1930s
Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Stools
Wood
Italy, 1930s Exceptional grouping of four modernist stools that together form a large circle, and can be arranged at will. Separated one by one, to two by two as benches or the four...