SOLD antiques & collectibles We recently sold this framed cast iron medallion taken from an old Victorian fireplace. John added blackened silver antique spoon as handles. Our client using this as a key holder in her home.
As you know we are in Ireland. John is redesigning bits of antique furniture for use in a more modern and smaller home than the large mini-mansions that once housed these huge pieces. I showed you the old Rocco elaborate dresser piece the other day. He removed two pieces from a similar dresser. John is… Read More The Art of Furniture Restoration
TREADLE SEWING MACHINE DRAWERS This is our last treadle sewing machine drawer set. I think it is perfect for a Krubs coffee pod holder…but you may have a slew of other uses.This two drawer set is made of tiger oak with a very rich veneer. We added crystal pulls and it really makes a gorgeous… Read More OUR LAST TWO DRAWER BOX
In Great Britain and Ireland they have named their pubs many different names and types of names. Wikipedia lists a plethora of names and headings for pubs- names for animals, royalty, animals. etc. Also in Great Britain and Ireland, many pubs have tables made from a cast iron base in black and an oak top… Read More THE BELL AND LAMP …sounds like a pub but its a table
We have an opportunity to offer some unique Vintage clothing. This item is a real rabbit fur coat purchased in 1969 from Macy’s In NYC- One owner well cared for- a glamor piece- looks good with jeans or formal wear. See our ETSY store for more info To assess see the Etsy button on the… Read More WINTER’S COMING- FUR COAT
Last year I decided not to sell our condo…long story but decision made. Instead we decided to upgrade- put in 1. carpets and 2. new kitchen appliances and 3. granite counters. Now we are painting……as expert decor person would see ,I made the classic redo mistake and did everything backwards! And now the fun begins…… Read More HOME SWEEET HOME REDO CONT
The tiles are 4-inch standard size with the framed unit measuring 27 inches long, 9 inches wide, and 1 inch high. We’ve got another item available! This rare mahogany-framed wall art piece is handmade with tender love and care. The tiles of the art piece are 3 Dunhill Pottery majolica pottery glazed tiles, separated by… Read More Rich Green Fireplace Tiles Made in England Taken from Irish Home
This gorgeous piece of Victorian jewelry would have been seen at the Downton Abby dinner table. Double swags with a drop jewel train. I had to look up what they meant by sway in this piece of jewelry. Swag is described as a hanging droop. So you can see the swag coming off the two… Read More INSPIRED BY VICTORIAN JEWELRY! Would you wear the pendant?