DIY Storage bench - great idea if you have a kitchen under first window. Add cushion, use bench as seating. Put bench against wall, push table against wall, great storage for occasionally used kitchen things.
Wool coat with applique and fur trim, early C. Light brown with exaggerated wizard sleeve appliqued in darker brown with black silk tassels, fur collar and cuff, contrasting faux button trim and satin lining.
How to Identify Fake Antiques is a good article highlighting some tips you should know in order to make sure what you are buying is the real deal. Have you ever bought an antique item only to find out it was a fake?