Rachel "Bunny" Mellon with a gathering of her topiaries, photographed at a window of her Virginia home (Vogue, 1965). Photo: Horst P. Horst/Condé Nast Archive. AD Remembers Design Icon Bunny Mellon

AD Remembers Bunny Mellon

Southern Abode+Rachel "Bunny" Mellon with a gathering of her topiaries, photographed at a window of her Virginia home (Vogue, Photo: Horst P.

Bunny Mellon Sotheby's auction from her villa at Antigua’s Mill Reef Club

I love a painted floor. (Bunny Mellon Sotheby's auction from her villa at Antigua’s Mill Reef Club).

Bunny Mellon's Manhattan Townhouse - The Glam Pad =>> Above the chimney-piece is John Singer Sargent’s 1882 portrait of Miss Beatrice Townsend

Bunny Mellon’s Manhattan Townhouse

In the home’s pink living room, John Singer Sargent’s 1882 Miss Beatrice Townsend hangs above the mantel, which displays a Jean Schlumberger jeweled tree.

A sampling of Bunny Mellon's 18th and 19th century #porcelain vegetable, fruit, and botanical #servingware via @sothebys  Just stunning!

A sampling of Bunny Mellon's and century vegetable, fruit, and botanical via 💚💚💚 Just stunning!

A Look at Bunny Mellon’s Gardens and Homes Sourced from Her Archives Photos | Architectural Digest

A Look at Bunny Mellon’s Gardens and Homes Sourced from Her Archives

The pergola at Oak Spring Farms leads to a greenhouse complex in which the French artist Fernand Renard, known for his realistic still life compositions, painted trompe l'oeil scenes.

Inside Bunny Mellon's Oak Spring Farm Estate | Garden and Gun

Oak Spring Farm: the dining room. On the buffet are a pair of continental Faience cauliflower tureens, covers and leaf-form stands.

I love this shot of (one of) Bunny Mellon’s homes. She and her husband had a…

thefullerview: “I love this shot of (one of) Bunny Mellon’s homes. She and her husband had a full time interior design team dedicated solely to their homes. Talk about a dream job!

Tour the Exquisite Homes and Gardens of Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Photos | Architectural Digest

See How the Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Outfitted Her Exquisite Homes and Gardens

Tour the Exquisite Homes and Gardens of Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Photos…

"The rococo Gothic-style embrasures in Paul Mellon’s study were joined and carved by Oak Spring estate carpenters from timber cut on-site. The Meissen draft horse standing among flowers and the punch bowl and punch pot . . . speak to Paul Mellon’s wit and his highly articulated love of England, sport, and good times in the countryside." Photo: Sotheby's. Text by Mac Griswold. "Bunny Mellon's Breathtaking Private Collection on Sale at Sotheby's" Architectural Digest (October 2014).

Bunny Mellon's Breathtaking Private Collection on Sale at Sotheby's : Architectural Digest

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