Home' Scoop Homes and Art : Scoop Homes and Art 35 Contents 192 HOMES & ART SUMMER 2012
Local antiques dealers share their pick
of the pieces available this summer
WORDS Jenna Shenton PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Lofthouse
This an tique Irish lon g case clock was
produced by clock and watchma ker
William Herron (also commonly Heron)
of Newtownards, a large tow n in Nor thern
Irelan d, in the mid 18th centu ry. Stan ding
at an impressive 240cm tall, it features
an eight-day movemen t, arched brass
dial with moo n face an d seco nd hand. Its
dark wood a nd classic design wo uld suit a
traditio nal o r co ntempo rar y ho me when
paired with a light, well-lit interio r.
IRISH LONG CLOCK
France, c1890, walnut,
POA, Louis Ireland,
c1750, 240cm tall,
POA, Dutch Antiques
(08) 9385 3054,
Paris, c1890, POA, Brans
Antiques and Art (08)
9384 7300, bransantiques.
com. au .
Fren ch fu rnitu re during the reign of
Louis XV in the mid 17th century was
orna me ntal an d elegan t, yet designed to
mesh with the rest of the home deco r. This
Louis XV-style inlaid and ormolu mounted
bu reau plat, from the late 19th centu ry,
per fectly embodies the period’s mix of
beauty and versatility.
This classic French n ecklace
will never go out of style, but its
collar style is right o n tren d this
su mmer. The elegant 18ct gold
piece dates back to the art deco
period of the 1920s and 1930s and
wo uld suit the modern woman fo r
now an d years to come.
France, 1920-30s, 18ct gold, $3950,
Antiques & Heirlooms (08) 9325 4242.
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