We’re so used to seeing butcher-block counters in lighter hues, which is why we’re so enamored with this dark wood version. The farmhouse sink, traditional drawer pulls, and beadboard give this space an inherited vibe. But it’s the mahogany-toned countertop that makes it feel pastoral and sophisticated. The silver pendant lamps are nicely complemented by the Moroccan lanterns, and make the kitchen feel collected.
As gaslights became available to the wealthy, 19C fashion was to place groupings of lusterware on mirror platforms to be used as centerpieces for dinner parties, the lights accentuating not only the luster of the china but also the reflected social luster of the guests. Pair of saucer dishes bat-printed with pastoral country house on fine translucent china finished with three silver lustre lines. #MusesAntiques #RubyLane