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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Our Latest Find: Pair 18th c. Italian Potences

After centuries of welcoming guests into an Italian nobleman’s garden, today these masterfully crafted lanterns are a perfect way to enliven the passageway of your home or outdoor terrace. The use of iron in smaller pieces like potences is becoming … Read the rest of this entry

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The Story Behind Our 18th c. St. Roch Statue

For centuries this statue watched over pilgrims on the Pilgrimage of “St. Jacques de Compostelle.” The piece is a tribute to Saint Roch, patron saint of dogs and pilgrims. It hails from a private chapel near Arles, France and was … Read the rest of this entry

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Authentic Early 18th c. Painted Ceiling Panel

Recently reclaimed from a historic Palazzo in Florence, Italy, this ceiling panel has overheard centuries of spirited political discussions, literary readings and society gossip among Italy’s gentry. Dating to the early 18th century, it was commissioned as the crowning jewel … Read the rest of this entry

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18th c. Antique French Bibliotheque

This grande 18th c. Bibliothèque hails from the Southern French village of Cucuron. This 18th c. Bibliothèque once resided in the library of an important property in Cucuron, a village in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of France. With its timeworn … Read the rest of this entry

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