Tony Buccola travels to Italy several times a year to scour the countryside and cities for unique items to fill his store, Antonio's Bella Casa, a southern California European-antiques shop. He also works closely with Italian artisans who create hand-carved wood lighting rich with patina finishes. Ten years (and dozens of forty-foot containers) later, he still gets the same rush every time he steps off the plane. “I am one of the lucky ones,” he says. “I love what I do and do what I love.”
Superb Pair of blue-and-white Onion shape w/long neck
porcelain vases hand-painted with a dragon and a phoenix.The dragon and phoenix were regarded as the most scared animals and used to be emblems of emperor and empress.The Chinese dragon is traditionally ...