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.”
Spectacular antique French faience platter with central armorial
double lion crowned shield image. Stunning stylized floral scroll work borders. Beautiful colors. Marked "Mont St. Michel" and initialed by the artist.
French majolica two-piece asparagus serving platter. The father-and-daughter
team behind 25-year-old Alhambra (Antiques), Ignacio Granda and Olga Granda-Scott, derive their inspiration from great historical styles and the authenticity of craftsmanship. Their pursuit of beautiful, distinctive European furnishings ...
Stunning blue and white French faience platter in
a 150-year-old Gien pattern of stylized shields and crests adorned with fanciful scroll work. Beautiful acanthus leaf border design. Perfect for hanging. Marked "Gien France" with the company castle mark used from ...