Thursday, June 16, 2011

In The Black...

Sheldon Peck, Portrait of a Dark-Haired Gentleman, sold at Sotheby's for $33,000.00

18th Century painted chest of drawers at JAGR Projects via 1stDibs

Whether true black, the ashiest of browns or the most charcoal of grays, we love black on the interior and exterior of a home. Early homes, furnishings and paintings reflect the drama of black, as either an atmospheric backdrop or creating a striking silhouette in the foreground.

The Thomas Goodell Homestead via Historical Home

Attributed to Sheldon Peck at Leland Little via Liveauctioneers
Georgian black-painted table, sold at Christie's for $12,500.00


Silhouette grouping via Country Living

Bow-back windsor settee in black paint sold for $1,793.00 at Christie's

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