Monday, 22 November 2010


A very good carved oak library table in the Gothic taste. The rectangular moulded top with canted corners raised on four octagonal carved ivy clad legs united by a central stretcher in the form  of a Gothic arch.

. . . the companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any later friend can obtain. - Mary Shelly

Now playing: Simple Minds - Alive And Kicking


An Aesthete's Lament said...

Insanely beautiful. I want to stand it on a carpet made of woven rushes and use lots of furniture slipcovered in red-and-white mattress ticking. At least, that the thought off the top of my head.

HOBAC said...

AL - All woven and laundered by nuns. I wonder if they still do that? I hope so. And, I do not wish to know otherwise.