Antique Karl Johan Swedish bench with storage under the seat made of yellow birch. This style of bench originally served as a type of spare bed as the bottom could pull out revealing a type of "trundle" bed inside. The seat cushion is removable and the upholstery can easily be changed out if desired
This attraction of this lovely secretary (also known as a Bureau) is the deep patina that has grown richer with generations of use. Decorative carving crowns the bonnet, inlay trim outlines the panel doors and multiple small inside drawers fill the interior.
This decorative hanging shelf shows off Norweigian craftsmanship in both the carving and the painting. Please examine the photos to appreciate the intricately carved details in the elaborate crown and flower medallians at each of the 3 shelves.
The handsome turned legs attract ones eye to this farmhouse work table. The top is made of 4 planks of pine filled with character from the knots, old scratches/marks and dried wormholes. It is restored, sanded & waxed. Floor to skirt measures 21.5"
There is something endearing about country benches that have past the test of time, such as this delightful original white painted bench. The curve of the arms sway outward, inviting one to sit & linger while the paneled back is graced with scalloped edging.
This attractive set of vintage leather sofa and small scale club chairs is accented by piping and cabriolet feet. The rich brown leather is in overall very good condition. Sofa: 64w x 34d x 34.75h SH 17
Chair: 26w x 25.75d x 34.75h; SH 18.
Imposing and impressive, this wood sculpture of a rhinoceros will create a powerful presence in any room. Notice the hand-carved details including his mouth, feet and horn. Wood type unknown.
This impressive 12 point large red deer antler rack is striking at just under a 4' spread. It hangs on a traditional oak mount. Look closely to appreciate the color and texture of the antlers.
This attractive 10 point antler rack has an impressive 3' spread. It hangs on a traditional oak mount.
This long sideboard shows off its French style in the carved panels and lovely details along the skirt and drawers. The bleached finish gives it a fresh and welcoming look for today's modern home.
The graceful appeal of this bow front corner cabinet is due to the simple Swedish styling and dark patina of the aged pine. Notice the fine details, such as the deep molding of the crown, the scallop and vertical opening cut outs along the center.
Traditional Swedish gustavian styling is highlighted in this lovely painted sideboard. The attractive carved dentil molding, diamond motif in the doors, “X” details and feet all add a touch of grace. The soft paint is newer yet compliments the Swedish roots.
The gentle beauty of this Swedish cupboard is found in the deep patina of the aged pine. Paneling in the cabinet doors, canted sides & crown molding add depth and character. The interior shelving includes a traditional spoon rack (the uppermost shelf).
It is the delightful carving that catches ones eye in this large oak drop leaf table. The curvaceous base with cut out circle and tulips carved out at the ends are enchating. At almost 7' long, it invites one to sit and linger. 30" deep closed/53.5" deep open.
This camel brown leather wing back chair is small in scale yet provides quite comfortable seating. The simple tufted back has a slight curve for more comfort with brass tacks following the contours and adding definition to the small rolled arms.
This handsome 7' Chesterfield sofa has a rich tobacco vintage leather, cracked & worn in all the right places. The classic Chesterfield tufted back & rolled arms show off boldly against the single long couch seat accented with brass thumbnails & resting on cabriolet feet.
This handsome pair of Chesterfield club chairs are inviting with their deep seats, rolled arms and classic tufted backs. The vintage brown leather shows signs of typical wear commensurate with age.
This early 20th century brown vintage leather club chair from England has highly decorative brass tacks creating visual appeal. The slight curve of the back and arms creates comfortable seating. Seat height is 16".
Vintage leather has an appeal all its own, even when worn and weathered as much as this old sofa. The heavily rolled arms and back are accented by straps of leather, several of which are loose and need to be tacked/sewn back down.
This stunning gold gilt mirror is almost 7' tall and is crowned with carved flowers and flourishes. The sides and lower corners are accented with elegant effect. There is expected age-related wear as seen where the gilt has been worn off.
The intricate hand-carved details highlight the natural beauty of the oak in this impressive large sideboard. Notice the craftsmanship revealed in the carving and deep patina of the aged wood. The upper and lower drawers run smoothly.
Massive and majestic, this set of 3 doors soar over 12' tall. The green paint is all original, accenting the heavy carved accents that embellish the doors. Old vintage doors make an impressive and unique addition to modern homes and are sold in as is, unaltered condition as we found them in Europe.
It is the thick, rough hewn natural wood top one finds intriguing in this rustic console table. It originally served as a work table resulting in the deep gouges, marks and distress of the top including a chuck out of the edge that simply add to its rich character.
There is something organic and inviting in the thick wood top of this rustic peg leg coffee table that almost has a "live edge" feel. It is the years of use that have deepened its character, with a wonderful worn patina. Originally it served as a work table.
This attractive gateleg table is also known as an English wake table with drop leaves. Notice the deep patina of the dark oak, aged and naturally distressed over generations of use and 2 drawers. The large oval shaped top has 2 drop leaves, so when closed it is28" deep.
Antique oak bench or loveseat with upholstered seat with hand-carved details in relief. The back rest is embellished with a number of carved motifs including flowers and other flourishes carved and highlighted with gold gilt/paint. Seat Height: 20.5"
This 7' oak dining table is visually impressive with heavy turned legs & trestle base. The attractive base compliments the natural beauty & heft of the top. This table has been cleaned but otherwise has been left unrestored in its aged condition as we found it in Europe.
This striking gateleg table is also known as an English wake table with drop leaves. Notice the rick patina of the oak, aged and naturally distressed over generations of use. The large oval shaped top has 2 drop leaves, so when closed it serves as a 20" deep console table.
It is a challenge to find a long sideboard, so discovering one this size is a special find. The paneled drawers, doors and sides add to the clean lines of the buffet. The newer white paint has been distressed, adding both dimension and character to it.
The oak is left raw for a casual European country feel in this versatile drop leaf table. Closed it is just over 4' long creating a wonderful console table with a mere 23" depth. Versatile & functional, this dining/kitchen table opens to 65.75" long with leaves extended.
This petite painting of a bouquet of flowers maintains its old world charm in the thick dark paint and extensive cracqueluer seen throughout the ____. The wood gilt frame reveals the passage of years as the gold is worn/distressed down to the natural wood around the edges.
This large Swedish console table will make a commanding entryway statement piece. The attractive turned legs & stained top are complimented by the (newer) red painted drawers & lower shelf. The two drawers are quite large, allowing for ample storage.
This large oak bookcase is statuesque in size & detail. Over 8' tall, the carved medallion, star & heavy panelled accents add to its strong presence. Notice the "sawtooth" shelving which allows the shelves height to be easily adjusted.
While the size itself is impressive, it is the heavy baroque style carving & paneling in the doors & large crown that add to the visual impact of this handsome dark oak armoire. Notice the carved decorative detail above the 3 columns, balancing the large bun feet.
Small yet evocative painting reminiscent of days gone by as a woman writes letters by lamplight in the fading hours of the day. The sitting room includes a curved Swedish settee & paintings on the wall.The lamp generates a soft glow, accenting the outline of her form.
An old fashioned sail boat is seen off the rocky coastline in this original oil on canvas painting. The tranquil seascape is accented by billowing white clouds in the blue sky and green dunes lining the shoreline. Craqueluer is seen throughout the canvas.