English antique furniture is more than a sum of its parts, but the parts are often varied and different so that the whole seems disconcertingly complex. There is a logic, of sorts, to English furniture, but there are also delightful eccentricities. I revel in them and will, for example, buy a great country piece as readily as a great high style piece, despite the obvious differences in decorative appeal. It is great furniture that appeals to me—it has to be special. I have been in this business in one form or another for thirty-nine years and there has never been a moment when I have wanted to do something else. Please browse, ask questions and, best of all, come and visit. I guarantee that you will find great beauty herein.
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It is not as if I have waited all my life to find the
greatest collection in a museum that I will ever see. You can find both
wonderful and meaningful items in small town museums. Grand collections are
almost overpowering, making it difficult to fully appreciate every last object
or painting. Unless you are lucky enough to live in that town and can re-visit
the museum on a regular basis.
One town worthy of moving to is Vienna. Not to mention
the plethora of museums that one can visit, really ...Read More