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.”
Abstract oil painting signed “Uhle” and dated 1964,
with hieroglyph-inspired motifs; unframed.Equal parts design laboratory and retail gallery, David Bell Antiques has been a spectacular source for extraordinary furniture and accents in the Washington, DC area for almost two decades. ...
Abstract oil painting on canvas by artist Mason
Wells (1906-1984). On back is the inscription, "Bradford Street" Provincetown, MA, Aug. 1959. Displayed in a black and gold painted wood frame. Canvas, 10" x 8"; frame, 11.75" x 1.5" x 9.5". ...
Powerful large black-and-white abstract by William Holst, mounted
on board and matted. Unframed. Holst, a student of Hans Hoffman is well known for his abstract work. Unsigned but comes with a letter of authenticity (purchased directly from his studio/estate), matted. ...