An As­pi­ra­tional En­sem­ble

Euro­pean in­flu­ences are ap­par­ent in this Russ­win Hard­ware ad­ver­tise­ment from the April 1927 is­sue of Coun­try Life mag­a­zine.

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The Lor­raine mor­tise en­try set from House of An­tique Hard­ware re­pro­duces a Corbin orig­i­nal. (Corbin merged with Rus­sell & Er­win in 1902.) In solid bronze with oil-rubbed patina, with a mor­tise lock de­signed for vin­tage doors. house­o­fan­tique­hard­ware.com

The Law­son 2-Light Wall Sconce is a clas­sic, with an aged brass fin­ish and a tas­sel ef­fect. Can­de­labra sock­ets rated for 60 watts. house­o­fan­tique­hard­ware.com

Com­po­si­tion or­na­ment as on the mantel: Swags, wreaths, and more, cast in a polyester resin, are avail­able in the Petitsin col­lec­tion from J.P. Weaver. Swag with Drops & Bow, Swag with Drops. jp­weaver.com

Shades with deep fringe are more 1920s than Vic­to­rian. The An­tique Lamp Co. of­fers this one with a washer fit­ter, pleated in gold with pale gold-rose lace pan­els and fringe (lined)—one of many for ta­ble and floor lamps. an­tique­lam­pco.com

Em­broi­dered or needle­point fab­ric bell pulls used to be func­tional (to ring a bell or sig­nal a call box), but be­came a nos­tal­gic dec­o­rat­ing item in the 20th century. Tra­di­tional kits, with or with­out hand-se­lected threads, come from this on­line source. Shown: Iris Va­ri­ety. needle­pointshop.com

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