This striking set of 12 tall dining chairs are made even more dramatic due to the carved crowns that embellish the upper top and lower stretcher, along with carved feet as well. The seats and backs are tan leather and appear to be relatively newer as they do not show much wear.
It is the years of constant use revealed in every ding & scratch that enrich the character of this old carpenters' workbench. It has two metal vices with wood handles and a recessed tray where the carpenter would lay his tools while many paint spills& oil stains reveal years of use.
The deep patina of this authentic carpenter's workbench is a reflection of its age and years of use, which are also reflected in every ding, scratch and gouge. Unique to this table is the shelf between the trestle base, allowing for additional storage or display.
It is the beautiful walnut wood that captures ones attention & creates a desire to run your fingers along the surface of this French farm table. Notice the wonderful "wave" of darker grain that flows through both large planks that comprise the top while the turned legs add a graceful touch.
It is a joy to discover a truly beautiful, original painted armoire and this one is an exceptional find. The skill of the painter is still seen today, revealed in the soft colors and wonderful detail in the flowers, scrolling flourishes and borders throughout.The original heavy key and lock work.
Unique and versatile, this antique pine cabinet was originally used as a shop counter and was known as a "grocers desk." The 8 large drawers are balanced by 8 narrow drawers to the right. offering storage & making this perfect for a kitchen island (it can easily be raised).
This wonderful set of twelve dining chairs exudes a graceful country charm. While likely from a Swedish farm house, these speak to a more upscale home with a touch of elegance due to the extra elements of carved details & the shapely curves of the back & cabriolet legs.
This pair of Chesterfield club chairs are in good condition for their age. The turfted backs are barrel shaped which is both handsome and comfortable, adding to the appeal of the pair while there is a slight curve to the arms and a seat height of 17".
This simple 4-drawer pine Chest of Drawers was a traditional household item during the 1800s in Denmark. The pine has been left untouched and it's warm patina reflects the generations of use it has received.
The richness and character that comes from authentic vintage leather chairs cannot be replicated. This pair of club chairs is a great example of the perfect blend of old leather, aged well and darkened along the corners and where it was most often touched.
Lovely depiction of cattle grazing; signed and dated 1920. It is not surprise that the painter is known for his realistic landscapes and animal paintings. Poul Steffensen (1866-1923) was born in Vejerslev, Denmark and additionally worked as an illustrator.
This fun coffee table is made from reclaimed parts; the top was likely a bistro table top. While the planks show expected age-related separation, they are held firmly together with the original wrought iron banding.
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.
This coffee table is a great find! Made from a very large, heavy butcher's block, the thick top creates a powerful visual impression while also tempting one to run your fingers along the well worn, marred and used work surface.
Beautiful and stately, this large bow-front corner cupboard is a wonderful example of Swedish folk art and craftsmanship from the early 1800's. The lovely original hand-painted panels of gray with large flourishes are often referred to as rosemaling
The trestle base of this farmhouse table has a strong visual appeal due to the unusual "V" shape. At some point over the last 100 years, a prior owner altered the straight trestle base giving it this unique look which also allows those seated more comfort and room for their knees
This massive oak library table is impressive in both size and visual impact. The heavy base has carved slats and details that bring an architectural atmosphere to it; it is easy to imagine it originally placed in a large library or even court house.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.