1820 ca. Rosewood and Brass Inlaid Writing Box, Or Writing Slope, English. By William Dobson, The Strand, London, UK. via antiques-atlas.com The maker’s label says that this writing slope has gilded candle holders and ink wells. It opens from a box to reveal a writing slope and compartments for ink wells and the candles to write by. Follow Suzi Love … Continue reading →
1800 Un salon, or public Room, at Frascati, Paris. This plate depicts a group of people at Frascati’s. The man in the foreground is plainly dressed in dark colors while pastels are favored by the women.
From: Illustrations by Francois Courboin from Octave Uzanne’s Les Modes de Paris. (PD-Art)Continue reading →
Adorable 1800’s French Redingotes. Regency Fashion From France via Journal des Dames et des Modes, or Costume Parisien.Continue reading →
1812 Decorated Rooms, French. Regency Furniture. From: Le Garde-Meuble, Furniture Repository,
Ancient and Modern, Paris, 1839-1935.Continue reading →
1800 Mahogany Writing Box, British. Small brass bound mahogany writing box of dovetail construction. Green baize sloping writing surface with compartments for storing papers beneath. Small size may be designed for private intimate correspondence. Drop down carrying handles on two sides are an early form of handles. Side Drawer pulls out after the retaining brass pin is taken out. via Antique Boxes at the Sign of the Hygra, London, UK. hygra.com Follow Suzi Love … Continue reading →
1807-1817 ca. Man’s Leather Breeches, American. Regency Men’s Fashions. These leather breeches for a man have a drop front buttoned flap at the waist, a drawstring at the back waist to adjust waist size, and drawstrings and buttons at the calves to keep the breeches secure when worn with high boots. via Metropolitan Museum New York City, U.S.A. metmuseum.org via Metropolitan Museum New York City, U.S.A. metmuseum.org Follow Suzi Love … Continue reading →