This perfect set of 4 cocktail napkins makes quite a statement don't you think?
The 6" square linen has a large border of drawn work with X in each corner, however the huge hand embroidered 3" R monogram with wisps of foliage takes the stage! Never used, in excellent condition!
Incredible layers of antique cigar bands, which were quite the item during Victorian times, when ladies often perfectly coordinated these bands into a work of art! Deep rich colors and skillfull artistry!Check out the back view for sure unique creativity!
This large linen crepe weave towel has a beautiful embroidered and heavily padded large art Deco monogram, as well as rather stylized embroidered English Dogwoods filled with pulled lace. Each end, as well as the sides are hemstitched! The linen is very fine, cold,and drapey, as antique linen is supposed to be! Measures 22" X 42"
Handsome pair of half round turned and fluted mahogany wall brackets, with great patina! This pair is carved of two seperate pieces of solid mahogany I love that they even have a little lip to the shelf round. Wall brackets add such great design when paired with paintings. Nicks and slight stains appropriate with age only add to their charm I think. 9" X 7 1/2" with 4 1/2" projection
Hand painted on a very old wooden box, this would be such an attractive storage for your remote controls, or perhaps a gentleman's dressing room! 12" X 8 3/4 X 5" high on little tiny metal feet Latch British Made Patent # Joinery each corner. Seems to have been made from a wooden crank music box and possibly used to store paints.
Such a delight to use this antique horn handled cutlery! Venison anyone? They also make a great wedding gift for the hunter in the family! Set of 4 forks and knives. The ferrule seems to be silver. Sometimes recycling has more than 1 advantage!
This lovely cafe au lait colored linen roll cover is hand worked in buttonhole stitches with french knots filling the flower center!Never used and ready to add that something special to your dining!
I always love anything crafted by hand and this dough bowl certainly fits the bill. Large, with handsome wood grain, it would be perfect filled with vegetables or whatever you choose, even as a centerpiece on your table. I have one that my Mother gave me, and I've enjoyed for years!
This charming gold velvet foot stool with brass nail head trim is a handsome decorative accent, as well as practical. Check the photos to see how I used mine on my dresser to display vintage pins! I love the color of the velvet as it has aged, you might prefer to cover it with needlepoint or even a piece of old linen! Check out my selection of textiles or inquire about something you want...I might have it! Measures 12.5" X 9.25" , and 5" tall
It seems a coffee grinder must have been a required and necessary item in all European households from the beginning of time! When my electic grinder died, I used my vintage German "decorative" grinder (very similar to this one) and still use it! It never fails me and I can enjoy it's presence as well as effeciency! This one was made circa 1920 by Geschmiedetes , a West German Co. known for their grinders. It's made of lovely blond wood,with black painted wood knobs...
Open any design or decorating magazine and you'll see plenty of wall brackets with vases,paintings,and works of art! These turn of the century acanthus leaf wall brackets are Syroco Wood,a composite developed in the 1890s by the Syracuse Ornamental Co.The design is classic and elegant.Original finish and foil tag. Architectural brackets are wonderful used in any room of your home, just as in European homes for centuries! Shelf is 5" deep by 9" wide.
Triple bentwood pegged hangers are the only adornment on this handsome hanging rack. Worn in just the right places with beautiful patina. Such a classic addition to your bungalow, to be used anywhere you might desire to hang hats, ,coats towels, jewelry, or whatever you imagine. 20.5" X 3.7" with a projection of 5.5" .Normal signs of age, adding to its charm...circa 1910.
This brass and wood pipe stand has such beautiful patina and is so unique…hand crafted! Do you have a sentimental collection of your father or grandfather's pipes…what a lovely display this would make! Even delightful with glass test tubes filled with a single flower bud ! Circa 1900's
This delightful set of 4 Swiss napkins has hand drawnwork desgn in one corner and hemstiching ,most likely "made at home"…not professional but delightful ! 8" sq. This old linen is wonderful.