For the Early Home

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Browse a selection of art, hardware and other miscellaneous decor for your early home.


Barn Door Style (1)

Adapted from barn doors of a certain age, Acorn Manufacturing’s sliding door hardware is well suited to tight or rustic spaces. The flat-track rolling hardware set includes everything needed for installation. List price for a set with a 5' sliding bar is $474. (800) 835-0121, 

Brush with the Past (2)

Kelly Mann of A Brush With History paints custom portraits using Old Master techniques. Shown is her reproduction painting of Marie Victoire Lemoine’s Portrait of a Young Lady, circa 1790. Oil paintings begin at $895. Watercolor portrait miniatures start at $225. (603) 533-6651, abrushwith

Country Reflections (3)

The William and Mary, Chippendale, and Carved Sunburst mirrors are all made for Circa Home Living by the same Virginia artisan. The Chippendale measures 9½" wide x 18" high. The small Sunburst mirror is 8" x 13". The William and Mary is 8" x 13." Prices range from $55 to $85. (888) 887-1820,

Graceful Arms (4)

The L43 post lantern from Classic Lighting Devices can be lamped with post candle clusters (shown) or a hurricane globe. It measures 36" high x 16" wide, exclusive
of post. In oxidized copper, the lantern retails for $1,585. (860) 267-8814,


The dark green honed slate counters and sink from Sheldon Slate Products shown here are from Vermont quarries. Durable slate is stain-resistant, anti-bacterial, and noncombustible. Countertops range from about $90 to $100 per square foot; sinks are $1,000 and up. (207) 997-3615,


The acorn-themed Cherryville chandelier from Lt. Moses Willard features a turned wood center and decorative acorns on all eight arms. It measures 34" wide x 23" high. Shown in pitted cherry (one of dozens of finishes), it sells for about $600.
(800) 621-8956,


Lisa Curry Mair of Canvasworks painted
this representation of a 19th-century
landscape on canvas, then had it professionally mounted. Murals are $50 per square foot for installations of 40 square feet or more. The 8' x 10' floorcloth, also by Mair, costs $3,200. (802) 263-5410,

Dogwood Latch (8)

Ted Ferringer of Seven Pines Forge hand-forges one-of-a-kind hearth furnishings and hardware like the Boxford thumb-latch. The 3½" x 12" latch comes in six finial styles, including American dogwood. Prices begin at $85 and range up to $300, depending on the intricacy of the finial. (814) 797-1353,

Artful Dresser (9)

The painted chest from Adam Mathews
is an adaptation of a circa 1724 coastal
Connecticut blanket chest. The brass hardware is made using the lost-wax method, cast from original period fittings. The chest
measures 47½" tall x 41" wide x 19 5/8" deep. It’s $4,200.(610) 286-9787,

Sandstone Harvest (10)

Ron Fedor of Ron Fedor Masonry builds and carves works in stone, from Rumford fireplaces and mantels to garden ornaments and memorials. Hand-carved sandstone and limestone sculptures like Pumpkin and Corncobs typically cost from $1,500 to $2,500, depending on size and detail. (330) 274-3380,

Homecoming (11)

Will Moses creates limited-edition
serigraphs, prints, posters, and original works in oil in the Moses folk art tradition. The serigraph “Family Reunion” measures 16" x 22". It’s $370 on paper or $565 on canvas. Artist’s proofs are also available. All pieces are signed and numbered by the artist. (518) 686-4334, 

Pinpoints of Light(12)

Newstamp Lighting’s pierced, cone-shaped lantern scatters light from the top and sides, while the open bottom provides steady down light. Suitable for use indoors or out, the lantern measures 19" high x 6" wide. It’s $320 in antique copper. (508) 238-7071,

Sailboat Shutters (13)

Shuttercraft offers authentic exterior and interior shutters in dozens of styles, with or without decorative cutouts. All shutters are built with mortise-and-tenon construction. The raised-panel, heavy-duty Williamsburg style, shown with sailboat cutouts, begins
at $273 per pair. (203) 245-2608,

Medieval Origins(14)

The Antique Drapery Rod Co. is one of the last artisanal hardware makers in the U.S. The ¾" diameter rope twist steel rod from the Handforged Collection is $128 for a 6' length in black. Hammered spears are $48 to $78 each. The Country French hooks
are $76 to $106. (214) 653-1733,

Timeless Glass (15) 

Bendheim is now making historical crown bullion (bull’s-eye) glass. Suitable for
accurate restorations, the handmade glass displays subtle concentric rings around the bull’s-eye center. It is available in 8", 10", and 12" squares and custom sizes. Pricing begins at $120 per piece. (800) 221-7379,