Rgs92, take a look at S&P Tech's Mini two way speaker. Bob Smith's smallest speaker is a sonic gem, looks beautiful with it's matching stands and competes with speaker way above its price range.
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I own Edge NL 12.1's and now first-hand why you want to keep your amp! I don't have experience with the Vienna or Sonus speakers noted above however I would suggest you are definitely on the right track with the above recommendation towards Eggleston Works Fontaine II's. They are extremely good overall, have great imaging, mid-range, highs, etc...without the harsh attributes you mention above. If you are into classical, jazz, small ensemble works, etc....I don't see you regretting that choice. You may also wish to consider (if you can find a pair), Legacy Audio Victoria LE's.
I'm sure there are many other great choices including some of the Totem and other lines that won't break the bank and yet give you what you are looking for however I can only comment on what I've heard directly. What's your budget?
I suggest that you listen to Sason speakers by Ridge Street Audio Design . They fit your criteria. Steve and Robert of RSAD are in LaPorte Indian.
There are lots of Sason hobbyist reviews, & a few "pro" reviews. I have only seen one used pair for sale, which is available now on audiogon. Here's the RSAD site http://home.comcast.net/~rothakoustic/SasonLtd2005.html
They offer a generous return policy also.
I have used Talon Raven's and Khites. Both were good matches and I actually liked the Khite match up a bit more. I now use a one-off speaker specifically designed for the NL 12.1. Note- I still have the Raven's and Khites. You can send me an e-mail if you are interested.
You may also want to check out Green Mountain Audio proucts.
I am glad to meet other happy NL12.1 owners; I love my NL amps, they are extremely impressive and have no limits from what I can find with any music (pipe organ, large symphony, Japanese/Chinese/Korean/African drumming, hard rock, prog-rock, techno, electronica, jazz, etc...) in the extremely deep bass and stunning mids and highs that they are able to render. They are capable of huge dynamic range while still rendering with finesse whenever needed. I've owned G8's, G8 monos and lastly the NL12.1s while listening to many others along the way; they are my amp of choice for the long-term.