Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Beswick Vases

The Beswick Pottery Company began in Longton, England in 1896 and produced pieces with some of the most interesting designs and glazes to come out of that country.  During the 1920's and 1930's, and well into the 1960's, they employed many of the best pottery designers in England.  These Art Deco vases were produced by Beswick during the 1930s and have beautiful cream colored glazes and great Art Deco shapes.  English, c. 1930s  $95.00 - $125.00

Stanley Furniture Server

Form and function, this handsome server on casters is very versatile and features caned doors with patinated brass pulls.  The doors open to a compartment on the left with one drawer and a compartment on the right with one stationary shelf.  The back is finished so it could be floated in a room.  It would make a great bar.  44" l., 20" d., 30" h.  American, c. 1960's  $495.00

Pair of Foo Dogs

Don't be a Foo Fighter.  These dogs are great and pack a big, colorful decorative punch!  12" h., 3" d., 4" w.  Chinese, c. 1960's  $95.00 for the pair

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Oil Drop Leather Chairs

These chairs are sensational!  We've never seen any others quite like them.  They are beautifully crafted and upholstered in leather with an oil drop finish.  We have had case good pieces and lamp shades with this finish, but never seen it done in leather.  They work nicely as occasional chairs but look fantastic grouped around a low coffee table.  25" w., 19" d., 28" h.  American, c. 1960's  $895.00 per pair, $1650.00 for four

Milo Baughman Nesting Tables

On our last buying trip, we found another set of those nice Milo Baughman polished chrome and glass nesting tables that we featured in our window display.  The largest is 20" l., 17.5" w., 20.5" h.  American, c. 1970's  $350.00 

Henredon Credenza

This custom "Folio Three" credenza by Henredon has great form and great function.  It has a slate top and diamond panel doors.  The center doors open to three ample drawers.  Each side door opens to a compartment with an adjustable shelf.  The credenza is on casters.  72" l., 20" d., 31" h.  American, c. 1960's  SOLD

Henredon Dining Table and Chairs

This handsome dining set by Henredon is exceptionally versatile and has a nice classic, clubby feel.  Without leaves, the table is great for intimate dining or as a games table.  The table has two very large leaves and when fully extended could seat eight to ten comfortably (shown with one leaf).  There are six chairs (2 arm and 4 side) which have caned backs and upholstered seat cushions.  The set is in excellent condition and comes with the original full set of table pads.  American, c. 1960's  53" l., 45" w.  Each leaf is 20" wide. SOLD

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Celebr8ing Eight Years

It was eight years ago this week that we opened for business.  We're feeling grateful for all the support and friendship, first in Port Hope and now in Hamilton.  Thanks to family, friends and clients for helping to turn a passion into a career.
We're celebrating this week with a big anniversary sale.  Almost everything in the shop is on sale  (with the exception of art).  Please stop by if you're in town or give us a ring for additional details and pricing.  Below is just a sampling of some of the sale pieces and prices.

Mid-Century Credenza

Sleek, custom Mid-Century credenza with an ebonized frame and blonde face.  Three drawers are flanked by doors which open to compartments with adjustable shelves.  72" l., 20" w., 31" h.  American, c. 1960's  $950.00  SALE $695.00

Brass and Glass Etagere attr. to Romeo Rega

The height of 1970's Italian chic, this monumental patinated brass and smoked glass etagere is attributed to Romeo Rega.  It has long top and bottom glass shelves and twelve smaller center shelves.  It works beautifully as an etagere against a wall or as a floating room divider.  80.5" h., 60" l., 19.5" w.  Italian, c. 1970's  $2,900.00  SALE $2,400.00

Gerry Zanck for Gregori, Coffee Table

Cool, sophisticated, and finely crafted coffee table designed by Gerry Zanck for Gregori.  The table has a Travertine marble top, caned skirt, and brass detail on each leg.  36" diam.  15" h.  American, c. 1950's   $750.00  SALE $495.00

La Barge Mirror

Bold and beautiful, this impressive Italian Rococo mirror has a gilded and silvered carved wood frame and packs a big decorative punch.  55" h., 39" w.  Italian, c. 1970's  $850.00  SALE $550.00