Port and Starboard
The Nautical Onion lantern light in red or green mouth-blown glass is perfect alone or as a set: one for port, one for starboard. The lanterns measure 10½” wide x 12″ deep x 19″ high. Available in five finishes, they’re $375 each.
Shadows in Plein Air
“Sweeping Shadow” is a plein-air painting in oil by California artist Paul Kratter. The 27½” x 23½” quarter-sawn oak frame is built with flush-through mortise-and-tenon joinery, and finished with a 22-karat gold leaf slip. The framed painting is $3,030; the frame alone, $800.
Loop by Loop
Margaret Arraj designs rugs inspired by period and ethnic textiles and hand-hooks them in wool on linen. ‘Hopwood’s Birds’ is based on an Art Nouveau design by E.A. Hopwood. The rug measures 26″ by 57″. It’s priced at $1,800.
From Mill River Rugs, (413) 586-4847, millriverrugs.com
Frosty and Floral
These antiqued mercury glass hurricanes are an interesting (and historical) choice for gift-giving or holiday display. The largest hurricane is 5” wide x 8” tall. The smallest is 3” x 3”. The display-only trio sells for $58.
From Farmhouse Wares
Mates for Life
Handmade in Quimper, France, the decorative rooster and hen have a hand-painted crackle finish. The rooster measures 9″ long, while the hen is 8″. Both retail for $221.
Catalog online from HB-Henriot; sold through Pierre Deux, (888) 743-7732, pierredeux.com
The hammered copper coal hod is perfect for coal, pellets, or kindling. Since it has a double bottom, you can also use it as an ash container. The hod measures 15″ wide x 14″ tall. It’s $119.
From the Victorian Fireplace Shop
Grueby and Burgundy
The Ring of Roses cabinet vase reflects the spirit and simplicity of early 20th-century Arts & Crafts pottery designs. In an antique green reminiscent of Grueby glaze with burgundy flowers, it’s seasonally appropriate, too. The vase measures 3¾” tall x 4¾” wide. It’s $118.
From Ephraim Faience
The Tsuba Morris bow-arm chair reimagines the William Morris classic along Greene & Greene lines. Details include incised carving, a distinctive side panel cutout edged with ebonized hardwood, and reverse-tapered splayed legs. Prices for the chair and ottoman begin at $3,983.
Dean Wolf hand-blows glass in an environmentally conscious manner using renewable energy. In a kaleidoscope of colors, his glass ornaments are about 3½” in diameter. They’re $20 to $30 each and come with a silver ornament hanger.
From Wolf Art Glass, (512) 553-6245, wolfartglass.com