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.”
19th-century French laurel wreath mirror with gadrooned and
beaded detailing. Laurel wreath crest with ribbon features beautiful three-dimensional detailing. Original mirror with wood enclosure on back. Hanging hardware and wire in place. No maker's mark. Some age wear.
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 ...
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 ...