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We’re Loving This…18th Century Porte Tiercé

This 18th c. Porte Tiercé originally guarded the entrance to a courtyard in the heart of Beynac-et-Cazenac, a Village in the Dordogne Region of France. The back of this monumental piece shows exquisite craftsmanship in both function and form. The … Read the rest of this entry

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A Lookback: Italian Doors

Since we opened our doors in 2002, hundreds of amazing antique Italian doors have passed through our gallery halls and into the homes of our clients. During her voyages to Italy and beyond, our proprietor Ruth Gay scours vendor after … Read the rest of this entry

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We’re Loving This…Set of 17th Century Italian Doors

This set of two 17th c. walnut doors once resided in a palazzo in Florence, Italy. Although slightly different from each other, this set is virtually a pair. The Italian term palazzo refers to a large, splendid residence or public … Read the rest of this entry

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Love Tuscan Design? Then You Will Love These Finds…

The rich gold patina of this late 17th c./early 18th c. Italian bench exudes the warmth of the sunny Tuscan countryside from where it originated.  Craftsmen pulled inspiration for their work from the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Warm yellows, bright blues … Read the rest of this entry

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18th century reclaimed doors with this amazing feature…

Aged to perfection in the warm Tuscan sun, this amazing set of 18th century doors have it all! Not only are they beautiful examples of Italian carpentry, but each door  features a Papier Peint painting inlaid into the frame. The … Read the rest of this entry

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