20th Century Modern Furniture and Accessories

About Machine Age


It began with a chaise longue (Corbusier, not Récamier). Then came many more pieces, especially a sleek Hans Wegner credenza. Then I became spoiled and removed all furniture that was not Normand’s. A tête-à-tête (after Edward Wormley for Dunbar) followed, the custom-made small version, on which I spent memorable hours of conversation. When I moved to a new place, the obvious choice was a round marble dinner table that is now signed with the glass rims of many a cozy dinner. Each piece had its own history before it came to me, and I have been adding to it and still am.