The Keno Brothers Stock Up On Underpriced Classics Posted April 18, 2008 by Daniel Ostroff

April 2008 TRADITIONAL HOME magazine features a story by Leigh and Leslie Keno, and they feature their latest find: an early rosewood Eames DCW

April 2008 TRADITIONAL HOME magazine features a story by Leigh and Leslie Keno, and they feature their latest find:  an early rosewood Eames DCW.

“Leigh and Leslie Keno are a lot like talent scouts who spot supermodel potential in grocery-store clerks.  Their seemingly X-ray vision cuts through the hype, or lack thereof, as they judge whether an object has what it takes to become an antiques superstar…Today the Keno Brothers hunt for furnishings from all periods and styles that they believe have staying power and potential for financial growth….”Good design doesn’t have to be old, but it has to reflect the period in which it was made,” says Leslie.  “Great new forms, some very beautiful things, are being created right now or were made in the last 50 years.”  ….”You hear so much about Europeans, but Americans were great at mid-century design,” says Leigh Keno.  “Americans from the 1950s and 60s have suddenly fallen off the radar,” adds Leslie, who recently snapped up a rare rosewood version of the Eames chair, formally known as the DCW….”  And the brothers are pictured with this chair here: