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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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From an Italian Palazzo to Chateau Domingue…

This Gothic period wellhead originally graced the courtyard of a palazzo in Brescia, a city in the Lombardy region of Italy. The city of Brescia sits next to the famous Italian Alps mountain range. Legend has it that Hercules founded … Read the rest of this entry

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The 18th c. Italian Fountain of our Dreams…

Once the centerpiece in the inner courtyard of an elegant Italian villa outside of Viterbo, Italy, this monumental 18th c. Fountain has made the long journey to our showroom! Constructed prior to the advent of indoor plumbing, this fountain would … Read the rest of this entry

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