Discovering the Life of a Regency Era Gentleman

Discovering the Life of a Regency Era Gentleman

Once again January rolls around, and I find myself at the Winter Antiques Show in New York City. It is one of America's premier antiques shows, and it provides curators, established collectors, dealers, design professionals, and first-time buyers with opportunities to view, learn about, and purchase lovely pieces showcased by the exhibitors. For me, on a [...]

A Writing Table Fit for Jane Austen

A Writing Table Fit for Jane Austen

I must confess this is not my writing desk. While it is in my home and I adore it, the English Georgian writing table is much too small for me to use as my primary desk. For Jane Austen, however, it would have been ideal. Her desk was about the same size. In 1809 Jane Austen moved [...]