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Christmas in Boston

Festive charm greets visitors stepping through the door of this townhome

Written by Krissa Rossbund
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    Table ("Napoli"): Nancy Corzine, 212/223-8340, nancycorzine.com.
    Pagoda: John Rosselli & Assoc., 212/593-2060.

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    Upholstered chairs ("Whitehall"); pillows ("Vitrimont Verdure Tapestry" #80735-01, discontinued): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Chair fabric ("Beaumont Damask"/Cream #HW-0623-J): Hinson & Co., 212/688-5538. Brass floor lamps: Gregory Van Boven Interior Design, 617/338-8944.
    Wall sconces (antique): John Rosselli Antiques, 212/750-0060, johnrosselli.com.
    Drapery ("Olivia Silk Stripe" #92908): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068.
    Drapery and pillow fabrication: Eliot Wright Workroom, 617/542-3605.
    Carpet (sisal): Stark Carpet Corp., 212/752-9000, starkcarpet.com.
    Paint (custom): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.

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    Window-seat cushion ("Tapa " without stripe/Pale Citron): Fortuny, 212/753-7153. Window-seat pillows ("Marco II"/Taupe #8281B-0038): Stroheim, 800/763-0524, stroheim.com.
    Sheers ("Voile"/Ivory): Muse Ltd., 866/212-6873, musegroup.com.

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    Sofa (antique, Chippendale); fauteuil (Louis XVI): owner's collection.
    Sofa fabric ("Izmir"/Beige #33575-8): Clarence House, 800/803-2850, clarencehouse.com.
    Pillow ("Carnavalet"): Fortuny, 212/753-7153.
    Chair fabric ("Virginia," discontinued): Bergamo Fabrics, 914/665-0800, bergamofabrics.com.
    Coffee table (bronze gilt, with limestone top); lacquered side tables: Gregory Van Boven Interior Design, 617/338-8944, gregoryvanboven.com.
    Glass lamp ("The Saladino Lamp" #999): John Saladino, 212/684-6805, saladinostyle.com.
    Silk lampshades: Blanche P. Field, 617/423-0715, blanchefield.com.

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    Table; chairs; banquette: Gregory Van Boven Interior Design, 617/338-8944, gregoryvanboven.com.
    Chair fabric ("Ninon Taffeta" #81081): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Banquette fabric ("Glenmere Velvet," by Travers, discontinued): Zimmer + Rohde, 866/627-6899, zimmer-rohde.com.
    Banquette pillows ("Tapa Without Stripe"): Fortuny, 212/753-7153.
    Chandelier ("Dolfin," by A.V. Mazzega): Chimera Lighting & Design, 617/542-3233, chimeralightingdesign.com.
    China: Haviland Limoges, 800/793-7106, haviland-limoges.com.
    Crystal: William Yeoward, 800/818-8484, williamyeowardcrystal.com.
    Silver: Tiffany & Co., 800/526-0649, tiffany.com.
    Hurricanes (French, antique): John Rosselli Antiques, 212/750-0060.
    Votives (Lobmeyr): E.R. Butler & Co., 617/722-0230, erbutler.com.

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    Headboard and bedskirt fabric ("Treviso"/Gray on White #HF-0933-HB): Hinson & Co., 212/688-5538.
    Bedding; chair: owner's collection.
    Chair fabric ("Deerfield Epingle"/Off White #HW-0647-WF): Hinson & Co., 212/688-5538.
    Drapery ("Pandora"/Snow #910015-08): Rogers & Goffigon, 203/532-8068.
    Drapery trim ("Complement Brush Fringe"/Vanilla #39075-014): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Cashmere throw: Nantucket Looms, 508/228-1908, nantucketlooms.com.
    Bedside table: Gregory Van Boven Interior Design, 617/338-8944.
    Table lamps (antique, French): Andrew Spindler Antiques, 978/768-6045.
    Lampshade (silk): Blanche P. Field, 800/895-0714, blanchefield.com.
    Area rug ("Holbrook," discontinued, but available as a custom order): Stark Carpet Corp., 212/752-9000, starkcarpet.com.
    Drapery and pillow fabrication: Eliot Wright Workroom, 617/542-3605.
    Paint ("Ivory White" #925): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.

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    Secretary: Gregory Van Boven Interior Design, 617/338-8944, gregoryvanboven.com.
    Side chair (Louis XV): owner's collection.
    Chair fabric ("Tiger Velvet"/Natural #36510.00): Brunschwig & Fils, 800/538-1880, brunschwig.com.
    Folding-screen fabric ("Velours Olympia"/Greige #33883-2): Clarence House, 800/803-2850, clarencehouse.com.
    Fabrication: Eliot Wright Workroom, 617/542-3605.
    Hercules bust: Atelier De Moulage Du Louvre, France, 011 33 01 49 46 25 60.
    Clock: Tiffany & Co., 800/526-0649, tiffany.com.
    Nymphenburg porcelain figure: E.R. Butler & Co., 617/722-0230, erbutler.com.
    Lamp ("Melissa Table Lamp"/Brass #MM3200, by Mark Maresca): Urban Electric Co., 843/723-8140, urbanelectricco.com.

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    Gilt mirror (antique): Lars Bolander, 212/924-1000.
    Demilune table (antique, French): Andrew Spindler Antiques, 978/768-6045, spindlerantiques.com.
    Nymphenburg porcelain stag: E.R. Butler & Co., 617/722-0230.
    Sterling bowl (antique): owner's collection.
    Rug: owner's collection.

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  • The Sidecar, price available upon request from Moore & Giles [1-800-737-0169]

    This beautifully crafted bar cart, The Sidecar by Moore and Giles, is a great way to store liquor, glassware, bar tools, and anything else needed to complete your own miniature bar. The cart, made of Virginia black walnut, birch, leather, aluminum, and brass, is wheeled to make sure the party can travel with you. Perfect for drink-lovers without the space for a full bar.