Tag Archives: Mid Century decor

Toleware: Beautiful at Any Price

“Toleware” comes from the French “tolé peinte” (painted metal). In the 1600s, Japan had stopped trading with Europe, placing their famous decorative pieces out of reach. In addition, the British no longer had access to the sumac-sap lacquer used to … Continue reading

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Save the Planet with Antiques!

People buy vintage and antique items for all sorts of reasons. Some have lovely collections of vintage perfume bottles, for example. Others love the hunt for rare and exquisite music boxes. But there’s another very good reason to buy vintage … Continue reading

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