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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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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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Armchairs With Brass Inlay & Cane Seats - Period Regency
Armchairs With Brass Inlay & Cane Seats - Period Regency

By Mark Johnson on Apr 05, 2024

What I like is the very natural finish to the timber, which has a charming warm tone. Married with the cane seat both chairs are delightful in everyway.

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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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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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A little history about tub chairs
A little history about tub chairs

By Clare ... on Dec 10, 2022

Although tub chairs have been around for over 250 years. In 1958 Danish furniture architect Kurt Ostervig designed a chair named the 57A, this was known as the Tub Chair.  A style recognized all over the world...

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Teak, Brass and intricately designed cupboard doors
Teak, Brass and intricately designed cupboard doors

By Mark Johnson on Apr 08, 2022

Characterful solid teak makes this a very nice piece that will only become more interesting as time passes. What makes this beautifully constructed piece a winner in my book, is the wonderful inlaid brass on...

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