Cluster Of Oddities

photoI like the clusters of objects that chart the passage of time in this Brooklyn brownstone.  The diversity of this collection of luxurious antiques, weathered vintage objects and artwork creates a captivating kind of beauty. As writer and actor Carl Hancock Rux says of his collection, “If something is too new, I find myself uncomfortable and out of sorts.  For me collecting odd pieces of furniture and juxtaposing objects is another way of creating poetry”. 

AZ51 AV112 France circa 1880 candelabrum with foliate arms (AZ51), France circa 1900 iron base table with glass (AV112)


France circa 1950 leather arm chair (B115), England circa 1900 metal floor lamp (AL170)

B32ABA30France circa 1880 double folding chair (B32), England circa 1900 industrial floor lamp (BA30)


France circa 1900 leather club chair (BA62), France circa 1890 pair of leather chairs (BA26)


England circa 1900 iron table with mosaic top (BA85)


BA93BA126England circa 1900 brown trunk in simulate crocodile (BA93), England circa 1890 green trunk (BA126)

AL98 AX190

England circa 1860 wood and leather chest (AL98), England circa 1840 (AX190)

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View the entire article in September issue of Elle Decoration UK


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