Tag Archives: Furniture

Summer Calls!

Hello again folks! The sound of summer in parts of Britain can be heard by certain birds, well, here is a vintage, (most likely Victorian), bird call. Made to be used in one hand, holding steady, whilst twisting the round … Continue reading

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Bibury’s magical mermaid!

Many of you will know that Bibury has a little river running along the roadside, but few will have imagined there would be a mermaid in Bibury. It’s just possible that she will be seen this summer there, but for … Continue reading

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Watch out, we’re back soon!

Here’s a watch one of the dealers may well have for sale when the glass has been refitted and just checked for reasonable timekeeping. Many will know already, but for those that don’t, there’s a complicated history! Briefly, Wittnauer was … Continue reading

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Time for Tea?

Last night was a business club meeting at Eynsham Hall. A place I have been to for wakes and weddings, and antiques fairs over the years. However a group of us went to have a look around and taste the … Continue reading

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Feeling Cornered? Shelve it in a Cabinet!

Wow! What a find, I love it, but what does everyone else think? I think here I have saved a potentially fabulous, mostly Elm corner cabinet from, the  1760’s (ish), from the fire! Why? Well, simply because I like it! … Continue reading

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Sweet Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day Folks! Some of you may not know that St. Valentine is one of Beekeepings patron Saints, there are several! St. Ambrose, St. Benedict, St. Gregory, St. Bartolomew, St. Gobnait, St. Kharlamii, St. Dominic also called St. Modomnoc,  … Continue reading

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It’s a summer-var stand!

Well, strictly not, but as ever I can’t resist a bad pun! Recently I have tidied up a small stand for a client and to their delight, I called it a Samovar Stand, possibly the prettiest one I have ever … Continue reading

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