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 a vintage long staple Egyptian cotton fabric from Fortuny called "Glicine" with a rich persimmon and silvery-gold colorway taken from a 17th-century Italian wisteria motif design. Pillow backs are ...
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. Pillow fronts are
made from a 1960s cotton-and-linen blend Italian fabric with a floral design. Pillow backs are an ultra-soft, light tan velvet from Scalamandré. Matching cord trim, hidden zipper closures, and generous goose down ...