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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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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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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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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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Ash Three Legged Milking Stool - 19th Century
Ash Three Legged Milking Stool - 19th Century

By Mark Johnson on May 09, 2024

Three legged milking stool is a unique piece of furniture that exudes character and charm.

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French painted glass display cabinet on stand
French painted glass display cabinet on stand

By Mark Johnson on Apr 26, 2024

Wonderful painted finish...years of character, age and original iron work handles for good measure

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19th Century Oak Carved Oak & Inlaid Coffer
19th Century Oak Carved Oak & Inlaid Coffer

By Mark Johnson on Apr 23, 2024

The colour, carving and peg construction make this a charming coffer from around the early half of the 1800's.

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Giltwood Beveled Mirror With An Ornate Ribbon Crest - Circa 1880
Giltwood Beveled Mirror With An Ornate Ribbon Crest - Circa 1880

By Mark Johnson on Mar 31, 2024

Who doesn't like a big ribbon bow on a present? Well this late 19th century rectangular framed mirror has a permanent ribbon bow to the crest, delightful and eye catching. Nice reeded and acanthus detailing ...

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A touch of Spring life captured on canvas - Dated 1864
A touch of Spring life captured on canvas - Dated 1864

By Mark Johnson on Sep 23, 2023

Sometimes you come across a beautiful painting of nature at is best and very realistically captured. It is even more special when you when you find two identical size oil on canvas's, with a theme, painted b...

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Antique Country House Storage Cupboards
Antique Country House Storage Cupboards

By Mark Johnson on Mar 24, 2023

Embrace the beauty of a bygone era with our antique finds... A country house store cupboard typically contains a variety of dry goods, preserves, and canned foods to provide a stockpile of ingredients that can be used to prepare meals.

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Marriage, Love & Storage Chests...
Marriage, Love & Storage Chests...

By Mark Johnson on Mar 21, 2023

Marriage chests, also known as wedding chests or hope chests, are traditional storage chests used in many cultures to store items that a young woman would accumulate in preparation for her marriage. The ches...

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