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We’re Loving This…Collection de Boucherie

Over the years, some of our favorite items originally decorated or served functional purposes in French boucheries and Italian macellerias. Zinc animal heads indicated the type of meat for sale, while marble-topped tables kept the product cool. This iron sign … Read the rest of this entry

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A Greenwich Dream Home

Chic in dress and poised in presence, designer Emma Jane Pilkington’s Connecticut house is no exception to her unparalleled taste. Raised in Greenwich, CT, an adolescent Pilkington told herself she would never move back to the quaint area after experiencing … Read the rest of this entry

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Adventures on the West Coast

Leaving rainy Houston for sunny L.A. is never a chore. Last week the Chateau Domingue team trekked to the city of angels for the La Cienega Design Quarter Legends event – three days packed with key-notes, cocktails, and mingling with … Read the rest of this entry

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We’re Loving This…18th Century Stone Basin

This 18th c. stone basin, accented by an iron fountain center, originally graced the garden of a property in Aix-en-Provence, France. The fountain center dates back to the 19th century and depicts a small child riding the back of a … Read the rest of this entry

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What we’re loving…Collection of Finials

Finials, decorative stone or metal elements, were often commissioned to embellish the tops of columns, roofs, the corners of buildings, or ends of walls. Found in a variety of designs and sizes, antique finials are perfect for decorating a garden … Read the rest of this entry

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