Home' Scoop Homes and Art : Insite 27 Summer 2010 Contents 206 INSITE SUMMER 2010
Local antiques stores share their pick of
the beautiful pieces available this summer
WORDS Jessica Matthews PHOTOGR APHY Rob Frith
Narwhal tusk lamps (1900), $59,500 ,
Lauder & Howard Antiques and Fine Art
(08) 9335 3856, lauderandhoward.com.au.
This sensational pair of rare narwhal tusk lamps comes from the estate of the Queen’s
aunt. The narwhal is an arctic marine mammal that produces one such tusk, and these
have long been prized as objects, most recently by Yves Saint Laurent who had
two in the sale of his collection. Fully electrified, this pair of tusk lamps would be
sure to add a dash of the theatrical to any interior.
English deep-buttoned armchair (1890),
$1675, Louis’ Antiques (08) 9383 9239,
Bring old-world glamour to your
lounge, bedroom or living area with
this English deep-buttoned armchair,
one of a pair. Featuring gilded gesso
on a timber frame, these grand
chairs are in beautiful condition. A
matching settee is also available.
Burr walnut card table (1860), $2495, Empire
Antiques, (08) 9227 5502, northperthantique.com.au .
This wonde rf ully versatile piece open s
up to become a games table, complete
with a compartment for cards. The
beautiful burr walnut wood also m ake s
it an at trac tive occasional table ,
suitable for any part of the home .
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