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 English bronze candlestick lamps with three
greyhounds at base. Now mounted as lamps with candelabrum sockets. Circa 1880.With its rich assortment of vintage textiles, lighting, unusual accessories, and estate pieces, David Duncan’s Manhattan antiques gallery has been a ...
Pair of ribbed bamboo-form floor lamps with antiqued
bronze bases, topped with white metal candlesticks and long brass finials.Lawrence Converso founded Converso in 1993, specializing in Mid-Century Modern American furniture and sculpture, with a focus on furniture by architects, rare ...
Pair of bronze candlesticks, circa 1900.The father-and-daughter team
behind 25-year-old Alhambra (Antiques), Ignacio Granda and Olga Granda-Scott (left), derive their inspiration from great historical styles and the authenticity of craftsmanship. Offering an eye-catching international mix of the luxurious, the ...