Pierre Bergian

Dining Room of Howard Slatkin, 1215 Fifth Avenue, New York


It took interior designer Howard Slatkin 33 months to recreate an 18th century European palace in an Upper East Side co-op. Set on the 14th floor of the Brisbane House and overlooking Central Park, Slatkin’s masterpiece was endlessly embellished, plaster ceiling to monogrammed seat cushion, its rooms variously Czarist, Orientalist, Italian. The dining room here was inspired by Raphael’s Loggia at the Vatican, with the bookcases encircled by painted panels and Scagliola marble pilasters. In 2015, his work complete and a monograph published, Slatkin put the property on the market.

Height: 26 x Width: 30 cm