Category Archives: Classic Elegance

Throwback Thursday: Anthony Hail

Posted October 2, 2014. Filed in Anthony Hail, Classic Elegance, Understated Luxury

  In today’s Throwback Thursday post we visit, or revisit as your own personal experience may indicate, the one time Nob Hill home of Anthony Hail in San Francisco. It was featured in the May/June issue of Architectural Digest presented in interview format. In past posts I haven’t borrowed directly from a feature’s copy but […]

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Posted March 22, 2014. Filed in Classic Elegance, Emilio Terry, Picasso, Riviera Style

There are few things that settle in my memory and linger there, much like Proust’s madeleine, than does this image of a foyer in an 18th-century Palladian-style villa in the south of France known as Château de Clavary. Less grand than a château, de Clavary is reminiscent of the work of the 18th-century neo-classical architect Claude […]

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Hail, Anthony!

Posted September 25, 2013. Filed in Anthony Hail, Classic Elegance, Neoclassical

Anthony Hail, that is – the late, great arbiter of classical restraint who ruled over the San Francisco Bay Area’s design cognoscenti beginning in the 1950’s until his passing in 2006, fashioning timeless interiors for elite patrons. On October 8th select lots of furnishings and objets d’arts from the estate he shared with his late […]

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