WURLITZER One More Time Vintage 45rpm Vinyls 1980s Jukebox for sale

Wurlitzer

The fabulous vintage Wurlitzer, much admired for years in The Design Gallery’s showroom, is for sale. This is the One More Time model, purchased by John in the late 1980s and is fully-working. It plays 45rpm vinyls. This version is based on the Model 750 Juke Box of around 1940, which was esigned by Paul […]

Liberty: leaders in Arts & Crafts Style

LIBERTY ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT FURNITURE

Liberty, the world-famous Regent Street department store, was one of the most important trend-setters of the late 19th and early 20th century. The company was unique in playing a major role in the key artistic movements which spanned five decades from the 1870s to the First World War.    Founded by Arthur Lasenby Liberty in […]

SOLD Ship’s Clock for the Sugar Line Limited in Art Deco style

An Art Deco inspired Ship’s Clock by Henry Browne & Son Limited of Barking and London, also stamped SUGAR LINE LIMITED. Fully checked and working 8 Day Movement. Chrome detailing and handle to the top. Original key. In 1951, Sugar Line Limited was founded as part of the Tate & Lyle, United Molasses Company and […]

BE DARING, BE BOLD

Vintage necklace Bergdorf Goodman 1990s

BE DARING, BE BOLD by Chrissie Masters for THE COUNTY CHRONICLE It was Cecil Beaton, the British photographer who shot the famous wedding pictures of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and went on to design the costumes for My Fair Lady, who said: “Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert […]

THE RISE OF THE COCKTAIL

COCKTAIL CABINETS AT THE DESIGN GALLERY

THE RISE OF THE COCKTAIL by CHRISSIE MASTERS for THE COUNTY CHRONICLE December issue  Cocktails are back in style. The total experience of finding inspiration, preparing and imbibing an exotic mixture of ingredients has enthralled generations of pleasure-seekers. While we may associate cocktail drinking with the 1920s aristocrats of Evelyn Waugh’s Vile Bodies, or James Bond’s […]