In contrast, he no doubt also appreciated the contemporary baroque decoration of the small vase used as a pencil holder.
"Personality" chairs were another favorite of Mr. Hadley that appeared in almost every project in some form or another. This unique, sculptural Regency period hall chair was purchased from antiques dealer Barry Sainsbury in London.
The sadness of the dispersal is balanced by the joy that must have come to the buyers. Surely all these furnishings have found much-appreciated new homes.
The photos of the furnishings are from the offering by the members-only site, One Kings Lane. The photo of Mr. Hadley's home office previously appeared in a tribute written by Thomas Jayne.