Published on February 4, 2010
This little guy used to be part of a lovely, fancy, high end collection. Now he lives in our house, but if he considers it a come-down he doesn’t make a fuss about it. Several years ago there was an on-site auction just a mile or so from Steven’s family home. This is noteworthy because it is a very rural area – there aren’t that many houses, period, much less on-site estate auctions.
The array of items in the house was pretty amazing, although not all our style. Very fancy Victorian and Eastlake…READ MORE
Published on February 1, 2010
Steven spent yesterday in the shop, and remembered to take the camera with him! Yay! As always, this is in no way meant to represent our entire inventory. Its just the things that took his fancy as he walked around. Some of these items are ours and some belong to our partners in the shop. All are for sale, and inquiries are welcome!
Incredibly cool giant scales.
Industrial metal barrister-style bookcase in green.
Unusual chairs with leather, made in Denmark.
Published on January 25, 2010
This is a story about a pitcher, a vase, and how Steven and I learn new things.
Years ago – 7 or 8 I think – we picked up this funky blue ceramic pitcher. We thought it was kind of cool, and kind of gross, and probably damaged (had it been in a fire? we wondered) So instead of going into stock for shows, it just sat around our house. When our older son was really small, and learned the word “antique” (which our children do at a very young age, as in “Don’t touch that, it’s an antique!”) he…READ MORE