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.”
A finely carved Louis XVI-style French gold leaf
mirror featuring delicate ribbons, roses, and beading throughout. The large top ribbon cascades gracefully down the sides of the mirror glass, which is beveled. Made of wood and gesso, this oval mirror ...
1890s French psyche mirror in Napoleon III style.
Mirror has side columns with brass finials on top and carved legs. The top of the mirror has brass moulding. It has been newly refinished in a black lacquered color. Mirror has ...
American Edwardian neoclassical giltwood overmantel mirror in the
French Empire style, circa 1900. The frame features a projecting molded cornice over a frieze with center carving, and ribbed ebonized side pilasters. It is in very good condition with light wear ...