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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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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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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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Gorgeous oak desk once used by a families Grandpa to deal with the wages.
Gorgeous oak desk once used by a families Grandpa to deal with the wages.

By Mark Johnson on Mar 28, 2022

Delightful 19th century desk used by Grandpa to do the wages for his employees. Has a wonderful rich warmth to the oak, structurally perfect and a glorious grain finish. Has a sloped hinged top with a flat s...

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Stunning & Substantial Metal Bound Victorian Oak Chest
Stunning & Substantial Metal Bound Victorian Oak Chest

By Mark Johnson on Jul 09, 2021

A large Victorian metal bound oak chest with domed lid is an impressive, belt and braces piece.  Full of character and definitely made to last a lifetime, but just how many? It still looks great.   Although...

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19th Century Painted Pine Side Board
19th Century Painted Pine Side Board

By Mark Johnson on Jun 28, 2021

Solid, substantial and so cavernous. Makes this 19th century painted pine cupboard with two drawers above two doors a must have piece. Trying to imagine the family house it may have originally been used in a...

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