Category Archives: Antiques & collectibles

Tribal Collectibles As Home Decor

Tribal Collectibles As Home Decor

Tribal Collectibles As Home Decor – There are few better ways of learning about the customs and beliefs of some of the lesser known peoples of the world than by building a collection of tribal art. The field encompasses every continent but most collectors specialize in artefacts from a particular region or tribe.

The great museum collections of tribal art were gathered, for the most part, during the 19th century when anthropologists made the first contacts with many of the tribes. The criterion then was simply to collect as many curiosities as possible. It was not until artists such as Picasso began to take an interest in African masks and to draw inspiration from them, that the emphasis began to shift towards seeing tribal pieces as art in its most uncorrupted form.

How To Decorate With Vintage Collectibles?

How To Decorate With Vintage Collectibles?

How To Decorate With Vintage Collectibles? – Changing the room or place of an item can highlight its beauty and uniqueness. For example; quilts have long been used practically in bedrooms. Rather than keeping all the quilts in your collection in the bedrooms, try scattering them about the house.

Place quilts on the arm of a chair, or the back of the couch. Set aside a basket in the living area to showcase them where they can be enjoyed by visitors and pulled out to use for extra warmth during family movie marathon night.

 

 

Antique End Tables

Antique End Tables

Antique End Tables – Having a distinguished looking space is essential if you want to give the impression that you know how to decorate. For that reason, you need to have all the finishing touches in place and one great option or antique end tables. They are a fantastic choice for placing in any room throughout your home.

What makes antique end tables such a wonderful furniture selection is their fabulous appearance, which is the result of the many materials that they can be crafted from, the gorgeous finishes that they have, and their eloquent styling.

Antique Secretary Desks And Writing Desks

Antique Secretary Desks And Writing Desks

Antique secretary desks and writing desks have their origin in the 17th century as small traveling desks. After that they started appearing in various sizes and styles. In 1750, British furniture designer Thomas Chippendale designed some remarkable secretary desks that reflected the influence of the Gothic style.

Victorian antique writing desks are very popular and among the most sought-after of antique writing desks especially if signed by the maker. Antique writing desks and antique secretary desks are a popular choice among writers for the convenience they afford and the visual appeal. Roll top desks were popular in the 19th century due to the privacy they afforded and the fact that the top could be locked.