The (newer) blue painted finish has been lightly scraped & sanded exposing the natural wood beneath and beautifully highlighting the details of the casework. The scalloped contours of the top are repeated in each of the serpentine drawer fronts.
It is the arched paneled doors, scalloped skirt and diamond detail of the drawers that separate this French oak sideboard apart from others. The bleached finish gives it a fresh and welcoming look for today's modern home.
This classic large French oak chest of drawers has been given new life with a bleached finish which has lightened the dark oak and brings out the lovely details of the paneled drawers and feet. Large double brass pulls make opening the drawers easy.
The allure of this striking oak chest of drawers is due to the (newer) blue painted finish that is perfectly distressed, accenting the Rococo curves and cabriolet feet. Note the beautiful layered painted finish, perfectly distressed to reveal the natural oak below.
Visual intrigue abounds in this small yet dramatic dark brown painted Chinese cabinet with lacquer finish. It is the unique heavily paneled doors and upper drawers that one finds mesmerizing with the evocative rounded metal studs that create the trim.
Heavy turned legs with a trestle base create the great lines in this solid oak refectory or library table from France. The decorative hand-carved skirt adds depth and drama as well. Notice the dark patina of the oak, grown rich through years of use.
This wonderful pine bench still retains the traditional folk art paint of the era, with simple floral motifs painted on an earth-toned base such as this one.
It is the lovely carved details and heavily paneled doors that draws one to this French oak sideboard. The bleached finish gives it a fresh and welcoming look for today's modern home and shows off the wonderful grain.
This handsome large French oak chest of drawers has been given new life with a bleached finish, lightening the dark oak and bringing out the lovely details of the paneled drawers and tapered feet. Carved wreathes encircle the central key hole.
This delightful chest of drawers has a seafoam green painted finish trimmed in soft white. The gentle distressing throughout adds an aged grace to the dresser as well. Two brass pulls on each drawer makes it easy to access the three drawers.
Antique hardwood bench from China, circa 1800's. There is a warm natural patina to the wood which has a soft, worn appeal. The thick top makes this bench very solid and sturdy; it is ready to be placed and enjoyed.
Dramatic carved oak hunt cabinet from France; carved images include but are not limited to stag, geese, foul, wild boar, nuts, leaves, musical lyre and more. The cabinet is made in 2 sections, the upper cabinet resting upon the lower sideboard.
This massive oak armoire is even more impressive due to the baroque carving that adds depth to the paneled doors. The interior holds removeable shelves for storage. The newer blue finish has been distressed to fit the age & character of the armoire.
Impressive in every way, this heavily carved bleached oak display cabinet makes a dramatic impression. The hunt cabinet motif includes birds, fish, oak leaves, grapes, nuts and more. The original lead glass arched cabinet doors are trimmed in red glass.
This impressive library or refectory table is visually stunning due to the excellent craftsmanship revealed in the striking rounded legs with carved swag details. Notice the "X" pattern inlay in the top and the lovely carved skirt which add to the rich, elegant look.
This wonderful long country bench has a scalloped back accented by curved arms and legs, adding a slight romantic touch to it. The gray paint was added at some point later in time (you can see the texture of crackled older finish below.
This handsome table reveals it Spanish Colonial style in the turned legs, trestle stretchers and carved feet. It is the beautiful narra wood from the Philppines that draws ones attention to the dark patina and smooth, worn finish.
This delightful late 19th century storage bench from Hungary still maintains its original blue paint. The charming flowers and wreathes on the front were a traditional folk art style of the period.
Fun, funky and functional, this small old cabinet/work table is loaded with character. The original blue painted has been naturally worn and distressed over time, reavealing generations of use. The top was lined in old zinc.
This Chinese cabinet was restored with a high gloss finish, enhancing the original painted details.
This Swedish demi lune table has a "folk art" feel to it due to the original paint which decorates the curved edge of the top. Notice the aged patina of the painted finish and how wood pegs were used instead of nails.
This lovely gray painted chest of drawer has the simple yet elegant lines that reveal its Swedish country style. The carving along the panel drawers and side columns were a traditional style motif reflecting the craftsmanship of the era.
A kubbestol is a traditional Scandinavian chair made from a single log. While these unique folk-art chairs can be difficult to locate, a pair makes these a special find. Notice the hand-carved details around the base and gently curved back.
Charming pair of Swedish gustavian chairs.Note the tradtional carving and fluted legs and softly distressed white paint complimenting the style and grace of this pair. The yellow checked uphostery adds a country appeal. Seat Height: 17"
This farmhouse dining table has European country charm thanks to the unique X-stretcher base. The natual pine has been distressed through generations of use, adding depth to the character of the table. Restored and waxed, it is strong, stable and ready for use.
At just over 6' long, this old farmhouse table will serve well in today's modern home. The top of this table was made from 3 long planks, which reveal generations of use in every scratch, ding, gouge. Restored, it is in strong/stable condition and given a wax finish
Original Swedish rococo period chairs. The graceful lines of the curved back with carved shell details are complimented by the legs and lower stretchers with trailing leaves along the legs. The stunning patina is seen in the traces of blue paint.
Swedish country charm exudes from this set of 8 rococo dining chairs with graceful curves & simple carved details. The dove gray paint was gently distressed over generations of use. Seat height is 17"; each padded pop out seat can easily be re-upholstered if desired.
This stunning small chest of drawers is quite dramatic thanks to the (newer) blue paint that is perfectly distressed, accenting the Rococo curves & cabriolet feet. The size makes it adaptable to use as a nightstand, side table or simply small chest of drawers.
Blending Spanish colonial craftsmanship and design, this 6' table is made from endemic Philippine hardwood, likely narra wood. Attractive turned legs and trestle base are accented with the sculpted/carved feet.
This striking dining table is a combination of Spanish colonial style crafted from the beautiful and extremely hard narra wood.. Traditional design included a "floating panel;" the top is surrounded by a panel which allows it to shift/adjust to changes in humidity.
Antique 19th century Swedish pine highboy chest of paneled drawers. Notice how the top drawer sits forward of the lower four and is accented by long side half columns. The dresser is restored and pine has been given a wax finish.
Original vintage leather Chesterfield club chairs are highly sought after today. The black vintage leather here is accented with the traditional tufted back, heavily rolled arms and nail head accents. The square shaped seat sits comfortable & deep.
The unique appeal of vintage leather over something new is difficult to describe, but it is the worn patina that comes slowly over time that creates the depth of character in an aged leather sofa such as this one.
Vintage leather furniture is highly sought after these days, making this 7' sofa a great find. The tufted Chesterfield back with heavy rolled arms is classic and inviting. The dark brown leather is in very good condition, all buttons are in place, and it sits very comfortably.