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Nina Griscom

958 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10021 40.769031 -73.963249
nr. 70th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-717-7373 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Antique/Vintage Furniture, Cuff Links/Notions, Decorative Accents, Jewelry, Lighting, Living Room Furniture
Photo by Shanna Ravindra

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Official Website

ninagriscom.com

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 68th St.-Hunter College

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Cuff Links/Notions
  • Jewelry

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  • Antique/Vintage Furniture
  • Decorative Accents
  • Living Room Furniture
  • Lighting

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Once more of a fixture in tabloid pages than shelter mags, globe-trotting socialite Nina Griscom has found a home in collecting beautiful, unusual home accessories for her namesake shop. Many of her stylish pieces (some are new, others vintage finds) incorporate the shapes and skins of exotic creatures: zebra-hide cushions, silver-and-nautilus-shell saucières, candlesticks made from gracefully curved ram horns. There’s also an assortment of carved ivory boxes and bangles (all antique, made before the 1972 ban), and occasional tables covered in snakeskin or pressed tobacco leaves. Some of Griscom’s most dramatic objets, however, are actual fragments of zoological anatomy: mounted sawfish bills lined with rows of sharp teeth; smooth, fossilized ostrich eggs; and lustrous polished tortoiseshells, reimagined as wall hangings.

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