Monday, October 31, 2011

Colored Furniture

How Donghia using orange cabinet in the new showroom,
you might find a place for the orange commodes below.
A color commode can be fun and
making a personal statement!
Common "Losange" Sideboard by Aymeric Lefort
France, 2004.

Orange tinted Sycamore with Black wooden legs.

height 35.83"
depth: 15.75"

For more information
13/25 Church Street & 31/33 Church Street
London NW8 8DT

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Art & Shadow

The International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show
@ New York City

These 2 pieces of arts caught my attention
at the show. Each has it own beauty and integrity.

Art work with bamboo

Art with nails

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Marie Antoinett's Cabinet

I have shown it for years; 
think you I shall lose it at the moment 
when my sufferings are to end? 

~ Marie Antoinette ~

Topped with beveled Belgian black marble, entwined foliate-cast frieze set with three drawers and centered with the monogram MA for Marie-AntoinetteA central gilt-decorated lacquer panel depicting birds and fruiting branches, flanked by suspended floral garlands; a shaped apron centered with a floral wreath and flanking cornucopiae, and on tapering acanthus-sheathed feet. 

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Friday, October 14, 2011

Euopean Fine Art

 A near life-size Italian white marble figural group entitled 
- Amore E Psiche

Signed Salv Albano
Firence 1881
on an associated octagonal marble plintch
Height : 69 1/2"(176.5 cm)

Love and Psyche

A French patinated bronze figural group entitled
Les Harmonies

signed Math. Moreau
raised on a revolving rouge griotte marble base
with brass title plaquette.

Height: 42 1/4" (107.3 cm)

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Donghia Flagship Showroom in NYC

Donghia's new flagship showroom in NYC
showered with plenty of natural light for selecting textiles 
wall covering and lighting and furniture

all Donghia furniture shown in a lifestyle room settings and vignettes

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Grand Piano @ Christie's

An important French ormolu-mounted mahogany, satine, sycamore and stained fruitwood marquetry piano a queue.

"Life is like a piano ... 
what you get out of it depends on how you play it."

"A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin, 
what else does a man need to be happy."
~ Albert Einstein

Giovanni Grancino
A Violoncello, Milan c 1690

estimated $200,000.00 - $300,00.00
at Christie's NYC

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Simple Country Style inspirations

My footsteps @ Millbrook, New York Upstate 

Manifest plainness,
Embrace simplicity,
Reduce selfishness,
Have few desires.

~ Lao-tzu
Everything should be made as simple as possible,
but not one bit simpler.
~ Albert Einstein

Morning light falling on the roof, chimney
and windows, beautiful country living.

Old shovels at yard sale can be a very
inexpensive and charming decor for a country home.

Spider gets busy in the morning light.

Country fences looking charming

Who has milk?

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Friday, October 7, 2011

Splendor of Cuba

The Splendor of Cuba

     - A Stunning Read and Piece of History

There’s much more to the island of Cuba than the widespread images of barefoot children playing in the streets, laundry hanging in pathetic backyards, and dilapidated buildings crumbling from decades of neglect.

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