The Victorian House Styles: Queen Anne, Italianate, Gothic, Eastlake
The trend throughout the 19th century was toward more ornate homes showcasing the increasing wealth produced by the Industrial Revolution. The relatively simple gothic revival style was the first departure from the rectangular footprints of the 18th century. Its irregular shape, arched windows and steeply pitched roof, elaborate vergeboard trim along roof edges, high dormers, the use of lancet windows and other Gothic details heralded a break from the less elaborate architectural styles of…
A Little Virtual Antiquing Starring My Favorite Finds
As much as I love Goodwill hunting, which is always hit or miss, I have to admit that each outing with my friend Linda at Nina’s Nest also includes a stop by my favorite antique mall...the Queen of Hearts in Alpharetta, Georgia...for some guaranteed frenchiness and eye candy! Sooo...I'd like to share some of my current favorites with you! Gotta love this fabulously frenchy mirrored chest! Sigh! And this lovely urn…fabulous color and detail! On my list of things I want to own one day…an…
Ridgways Stoke on Trent Brown Transferware 1800's Tea Pot DADO Pattern
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Black Tranfer Loving Cup Hunting Scene/dogs
Loving Cup, 6 inches high by 4.5 inches in diameter and 7 inches from handle to handle. It is printed with a large running pointer on one side and a hunting scene complete with dogs, hunters, and horses on the other side. Condition is excellent. The loving cup was probably made between 1840-1850, possibly in Staffordshire.