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Art meets practicality, form and function - Stick & Umbrella Stand
Art meets practicality, form and function - Stick & Umbrella Stand

By Mark Johnson on Mar 18, 2024

Art meets practicality, form and function - Stick & Umbrella Stand

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Folk Art - Painted Four Door Dresser
Folk Art - Painted Four Door Dresser

By Mark Johnson on Mar 14, 2024

19th Century Folk Art Painted Four Door Dresser Rare to find such a nice original folk art painted dresser cupboard of this quality. I think what makes this piece so charming, is the perfect size, quality, p...

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Swedish Folk Art furniture, History & Origins
Swedish Folk Art furniture, History & Origins

By Mark Johnson on Jun 19, 2024

Swedish folk art, also known as "allmogekonst," reflects the rich cultural heritage and traditions of Sweden, characterized by its vibrant colors, intricate designs, and functional beauty. The history of Swe...

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Console Table Metal & Glass With A Patinated Copper Finish
Console Table Metal & Glass With A Patinated Copper Finish

By Mark Johnson on Jun 11, 2024

This charming side table has a feel and look that would sit well in an industrial space. Imagine it with a pair of table lamps, decorative art and accessories.

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Pair Of Carved Giltwood Oak Architectural Corbels
Pair Of Carved Giltwood Oak Architectural Corbels

By Mark Johnson on Jun 10, 2024

A delightful pair of carved Oak corbels, the whole surface expertly carved with scrolls, the front in large swirls reminiscent of the waves rolling in from the sea rolling over and over at the waters edge.  

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Glazed Pottery Bust Of A Roman Emperor On Stand
Glazed Pottery Bust Of A Roman Emperor On Stand

By Mark Johnson on Jun 09, 2024

Enjoy the grandeur of ancient Rome with this meticulously crafted bust of a Roman Emperor. 

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19th Century Ash & Elm Comb Back Windsor Chair
19th Century Ash & Elm Comb Back Windsor Chair

By Mark Johnson on Jun 08, 2024

A Timeless Example of a West Country Comb Back Chair.

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Burr Walnut Writing Slope Brass Strapping _ Circa 1860
Burr Walnut Writing Slope Brass Strapping _ Circa 1860

By Mark Johnson on Jun 07, 2024

Imagine the delight of composing a letter with such an exquisite piece. The Burr Walnut and brass writing slope is a true masterpiece, showcasing meticulous craftsmanship from the rich grain of the walnut to the intricate brass detailing.

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A poem dedicated to the memory of the lost souls on D-Day June the 6th 1943
A poem dedicated to the memory of the lost souls on D-Day June the 6th 1943

By Mark Johnson on Jun 06, 2024

My dearest love, if you read these lines, Know my heart beats with yours, though far we stand. As dawn breaks o’er Normandy’s shore, I pen my thoughts with trembling hand.

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Chip Carved Oak Stool Circa 18th Century - Ideal as a side table
Chip Carved Oak Stool Circa 18th Century - Ideal as a side table

By Mark Johnson on Jun 06, 2024

Early 18th Century Walnut Rectangular Stool Circa 1720. This walnut stool features a rich, dark patina, likely deepened by years of proximity to open fires, highlighting the intricate grain patterns that tel...

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Turkish Cal Anatolian Village Kilim Rug Mid 20th Century
Turkish Cal Anatolian Village Kilim Rug Mid 20th Century

By Mark Johnson on May 21, 2024

Cal Anatolian Kilim Rugs, originating from the town of Çal in the Denizli province of southwestern Turkey, are renowned for their distinct characteristics and rich cultural heritage. Here's a comprehens...

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Pierced Splat Back Windsor Chair - Circa 1860
Pierced Splat Back Windsor Chair - Circa 1860

By Mark Johnson on May 14, 2024

So, if you're in search of a piece of furniture that not only provides comfort but also tells a story, look no further than a 19th Century Windsor chair.

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Carved Oak Jointed Stool - 18th Century
Carved Oak Jointed Stool - 18th Century

By Mark Johnson on May 13, 2024

In the 18th century, these jointed stools were not just pieces of furniture; they were essential items in many households

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Elm Oval Top Stool On Four Turned Legs - Circa 1860
Elm Oval Top Stool On Four Turned Legs - Circa 1860

By Mark Johnson on May 12, 2024

The time-worn grain and patination of the top tell a story of its own, reflecting the history and character of the stool. 

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