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.”
Pair of large custom-made Italian Mariano Fortuny pillows.
Pillow fronts are unused vintage long-staple Egyptian cotton fabric from Fortuny called "Vivaldi" with a rich violet, pink, and ivory colorway. The pattern was inspired from an 18th-century Italian design, named for ...
Pair of large custom-made pillows in unused vintage
hand-printed 100% cotton Italian Scalamandré fabric called "Coronet" depicting a colorful scrolled motif. Pillow backs are a new ultra-soft golden velvet fabric. Matching cord trim, invisible zipper closures, and new generous goose ...
Pair of large custom-made pillows in a beautiful
vintage ultra-soft velvet fabric with a wonderful pearl-blue and parchment color scheme depicting an ornate Persian carpet design. Reverse is a small ribbed brown cotton fabric. Pillows have matching cord trim, zipper ...