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Ceramic miniatures millionaire buys two apartments at 100 Barclay for $12M

The Property Addict / Distinct Dwellings

Dec 12 2016

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by Isabel Schwab Ed Bazinet, the millionaire who made a reported $100 million selling miniature ceramic winter scenes, has bought two apartments at Ben Shaoul's 100 Barclay building, according to city records. He spent more than $11.6 million for both of the units. ceramic1 Bazinet started the miniatures company Department 56 in 1976 and sold it for a reported $270 million in the nineties. He was featured in Robert Frank's 2007 book "Richistan." Bazinet made headlines in 2012 when he allegedly went on a $20 million shopping spree at the New York International Gift Fair, buying trinkets like cake platters, soap and hanger covers. It was later reported that the incident was due to a bipolar episode. The apartments he bought at 100 Barclay have a total of seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms and 5,109 square feet (assuming he keeps the original layout). There's also a 1,035-square-foot terrace. Bazinet had previously owned a richly-decorated five-story penthouse at 60 Warren Street in Tribeca, which he sold in 2015 for $24.5 million. ceramic2 LuxuryListingsNYC

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