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Blackman Cruz at Auction



  • Carlo Bugatti 1 + 2
    Carlo Bugatti 1 + 2

    Carlo Bugatti 1 + 2
    Coincidentally, both David and Adam brought in a Carlo Bugatti chair from home for the sale.

  • Al Capone
    Al Capone

    Al Capone
    This pair of  chairs once decorated Al Capone’s Wisconsin retreat, “The Hideout.” Adam picked these up at the estate sale of one of Capone’s cronies.

  • Dog Collars
    Dog Collars

    Dog Collars
    These 18th and 19th Century dog collars are also one of the things that Adam collects.

  • Armoire
    Armoire

    Armoire
    David, who spends a lot of his time traveling to Italy and Mexico, bought this Italian, late 17th Century armoire, which caught his eye for the unintentional humor of its pajama-like pattern.

  • Angelo Lelli
    Angelo Lelli

    Angelo Lelli
    Adam says lighting from the Italian company Arredoluce, like this Angelo Lelli lamp from the 60’s, makes a great investment as the designs are “so experimental, still” even by today’s standards.

  • Sugar Skull
    Sugar Skull

    Sugar Skull
    David hails from Mexico, where he also spends a lot of time collecting everything from modern furniture, to everyday curiosities like this traditional sugar skull.

  • Paul Frankl
    Paul Frankl

    Paul Frankl
    This pair of orange leather Paul Frankl chairs came from Adam’s home, where they’d been set against an orange wall painted especially for them.

  • Barbells
    Barbells

    Barbells
    Adam amassed this collection of early 20th century barbells over the last eight or so years. Of the two of them, he admits that he’s the collector.

  • Lika Moore
    Lika Moore

    Lika Moore
    Lika Moore, the design director at Blackman Cruz, designed this pair of one-of-a-kind Leonine consoles for Blackman Cruz Workshop. They’re featured exclusively at the sale.

  • Clarke & Reilly
    Clarke & Reilly

    Clarke & Reilly
    David is the US dealer for English design duo Clarke & Reilly’s revisited antiques and found furniture.

  • Studded safe
    Studded safe

    Studded safe
    The New York preview features several of the more dramatic items from the sale, including this 18th-century studded safe.

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