These intricate gorgeous clocks, known as Comtoise, Morbier or Morez clocks, are a style of longcase clock made in the Jura region, mountains on the French–Swiss border. Production of these clocks began in 1680 and continued for a period of about 230 years. During the peak production years (1850–1890) over 60,000 clocks were made each year. […]
Here’s some more of the wonderful things we got a few months ago during our last French Flea Tour… The Cottage is brimming with new and unique items handpicked with our discriminating patrons in mind. Stop in and check out the long-anticipated goodies that just arrived!
It’s been a long wait but it sure was worth it! The things we shipped home from our last Flea Market Tour arrived and now grace the Cottage. We’ve brought you big and small items, all with the rich history and lux of fine French antiques and vintage finds…a real feast for your senses!
A crown, traditionally worn by a monarch, deity, or spiritual leader is said to represent power, legitimacy, victory, triumph, honor, glory, as well as immortality, righteousness, and resurrection. But to those who simply love it for its romance and loveliness, no further qualification is necessary…
Nothing sets a tone in decor like a well-chosen clock… Each style, size and era defined by the way timepieces looked and operated, starting with primitive sundials all the way down to quartz precision digital clocks. The function of keeping time has been expressed in endless varieties, each with its own charm and persona. The […]
Remember as a kid how you were fascinated by all those very important keys grown-ups carried? And how much fun it was when you were given some “play” keys of your own? There’s fun now as a grownup in finding new ways to play with old keys, skeleton keys or more modern ones. You can […]