This beautiful baby cradle was hand-crafted by a loving family in the 1800's. The exceptional original paint includes beautiful floral motifs against a dark green (almost teal) background. One end has the IHS Christogram which includes a cross and sacred heart.
Everything about this endearing old rocking horse reminds one of childhood delights. This carved rocking horse originally was quite the expensive toy for some fortunate child of a well-to-do family. The original gray paint remains, along with leather stirrups and bridle.
This pair of 7' architectural antique doors have the severe weathered, aged appeal that will be a perfect addition with true vintage appeal. The deep panels are accented by a triangular "roof" shape that adds dimension and intrigue, while the original rusted wrought-iron latch, keyhole and hardware
This wine press is a fun find, hand crafted from oak around the turn of the century. The heavy gauge of the hand-thread iron shows dramatically against the oak, creating a strong visual appeal.
The impressive size and original black painted finish combine with inviting effect in this very large chest of 3 drawers. The black paint has been worn and distressed over time, revealing scratches, dings, and areas so worn the natural pine wood shows through.
This tall pair of doors has the old vintage white paint that is often sought after today. Notice the simple carving in the top and bottom panels along with the applied carved finial accent in the center that add a bit of dimension and character to the doors.
It is the wonderful original green painted finish that captures your attention in this fun old plank bench. Generations of use are revealed in the extensive wear seen in every scratch, gouge, crack and age related distress throughout the bench which all add to its authentic vintage appeal.
This fun and festive hanging rack is a wonderful example of the folk art found throughout Eastern Europe in the 1800's. While the rack appears black to the eye, it is actually a dark shade of blue with black, red and white hand painted accents including tulips, vines, blossoms and the date of 1882.
The Black Forest region of Germany is famous for this style of carved wood chamois head. The entire head and horns are carved wood, with the original glass eyes still in place while some of the eyelashes are missing. It is on a traditional carved mount with oak leaves; date of 1926.
This original gray painted plant stand is a delightful find! It has multiple sections/places for plants, succulent or to simply display items of your choosing. Notice the distress and loss of paint that has allowed the stand to age gracefully, adding a depth of character and charm to the piece.
This vintage copper and vertigris globe shaped garden ornament, called an armillary, is made up of metal bands, pierced by an arrow and supported by a mounting bracket. The base resembles a crown. These "sun clocks" are still seen in the gardens of rural Denmark today.
This vintage black painted globe shaped garden ornament, called an armillary, is made up of metal bands, pierced by an arrow and supported by a mounting bracket. The base has images of the zodiac in each of the small panels.
This vintage silver painted globe shaped garden ornament, called an armillary, is made up of metal bands, pierced by an arrow and supported by a mounting bracket. This has a favored traditional figure of Altas holding up the world or globe.
This dress form or manequin was made of paper mache, now aged, stained and tattered while showing off its authentic vintage appeal. All the age related wear and distress reveals its 75 years of use and separates this manequin from the many reproductions seen today.
This female dress form or manequin was made of brown paper mache, now aged and tattered while showing off its authentic vintage appeal. The spindle base is black at the top and arms, while the base appears to be a very dark brown stain.
There is heft and substance to every part of this hand-built wine press. Visually impressive are the hand-turned screws with carved handles and the old, wrought iron bolts and straps that support it. Every crack, gouge and old repair add to the authentic vintage feel of this intriguing item.
While visually this armoire appears black, it is actually a very dark navy blue that accents this endearing primitive armoire. The heavy pine armoire shows its age in every age-related crack and gouge. It is distressed especially where it was most often touched.
It is the wonderful, aged pine of this old farm table top that draws one to it, inviting you to touch it. All the cracks, wear, stain and gouges add to the authentic vintage feel. The new base with turned legs has been given a gray painted and distressed finish, complimenting the age of the old top
While primitive, there is a stately allure to this 7' tall single door armoire. The original paint has greatly been worn off through the distress of many years, leaving a residual amount of black and dark green paint, blended with large areas revealing the natural pine below.
It is the beauty of the warm, aged wood that captures your attention in this pine armoire that stands almost 6 1/2ft tall. The lovely curves of the panels and bonnet add a touch of grace while the large dovetail joints and hardware remind us of its age.
There is something endearing about this primitive oval side table. Is it the warmth of the aged pine, now distressed with minor cracks and gouges? You can clearly see the 3 planks that make up the top and simple but functional drawer(pull added recently). Restored, cleaned and waxed
Finding a matched pair of petite nightstands can be a challenge, making this pair a special find for someone needing to furnish a small scale bedroom. The original gray painted finish shows age-related distress while the drawers and doors function well.
The powerful appeal of this cast iron crucifix comes from the rusted, aged almost black iron with scattered remains of old, crackled white paint. The combination of severely weathered iron with the distressed finish enhance the visual impact of the symbolic suffering of the Christ figure.
The aged, weathered gray patina reveals distress throughout this antique cast iron crucifix, yet adds to the powerful impact of the suffering Christ figure. One's gaze rests on the face of Christ and the crown of thorns encircling His head.
This impressive antique cast iron Christ crucifix was long ago separated from its original cross. The weathered, aged patina reveals rust all over, in addition to wear and distress adding somehow to the powerful impact of the suffering Christ figure.
This fun chest of 3 drawers is loaded with charter thanks to the original seafoam blue paint with an aged white painted accent and original old pulls. The paint that remains reveals crackling throughout and contributes to the authentic vintage appeal of the dresser.
The paint is all original on this flat top trunk with traditional blue, red and green floral motifs painted on the front. Open the top to reveal a narrow "box" to the upper left that was traditionally used to store small personal items.
Farmhouse charm meets modern functionality in this fun coffee table from Sweden. The original green paint (viewed best on the back side) has aged, softened, cracked and been worn down to reveal an under layer of residual brick red paint and the natural pine below.
It is the bright floral bouquets that attracts one to this delightful old trunk or blanket chest from Hungary. The paint is all original and a reflection of the traditional folk art style of the period and desire to bring color and beauty from the outdoors into ones home.