Wednesday, February 4, 2009

New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden and Lunt Silversmiths have created a beautiful collection of tableware and decorative accessories inspired by some of the finest examples of botanical art in the Rare Book Collections of the Garden's LuEsther T. Mertz Library. The lovely pieces combine 18th century botanical imagery with a modern sensibility. I have included some of my favorites. Many are priced at under $100.


     Lattice Silverplated Toast Stand-$100

    Garden Plan Tray-$135


    Silverplated Latticework Tea Glasses-$85


    Garden Umbrella Cocktail Picks-$50

   Faux Bois Silverplated Chair Bookend-$100


   Garden Pagoda Cream and Sugar Set-$700
   Garden Pagoda Teapot-$800
   Garden Pagoda Bottle Stopper-$40

   Bird Cocktail Shaker-$95

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