Most of us spend a lot of time and money creating a home that is not just a personal space or merely functional. It needs to represent the people who reside in it to the visitors as well as give the owners a sense of pleasure from the moment they step into their front door.
At Pushkin Antiques we offer our clients more than just items to decorate and embellish the home. Our aim is to offer that statement piece than can represent our client's personality but at the same time keeping an eye on quality and value, something which can be enjoyed by the current owner but also something that we believe is an investment and gain in value and appeal over time so that future generations can enjoy these articles too. Branded luxury items and statement pieces are key items for decorating the home and have represented a tremendous investment over the years but they need to be in good condition, they need to be rare, and they need to the of best quality.
Good quality taxidermy are very much in vogue and have had a resurgence over the last decade as curiosity grows over natural history items that hark back to a time when big game hunting and exploration was a dangerous and life-threatening affair. We try to offer the unusual, something that may capture the imagination and be a talking point in any setting.
Branded luxury items have also increased in value significantly. With the parent companies investing a frightening amount of money to keep the brands in the public eye, companies like LVMH have marketed their items based on the heritage of the Louis Vuitton brand, with huge emphasis on Louis Vuitton trunks seeing as M. Louis Vuitton himself started his career as an "emballeur" (trunk maker).
Off the back of Louis Vuitton's success other competing brands like Moynat and the recently relaunched Goyard made their own versions which are now also highly prized. They are extremely well built and could even travel today but nothing exudes the fascination of steamer ship transatlantic luxury cruising like these trunks which make for fabulous interior design pieces and are wonderful to collect.
However, at Pushkin Antiques we are constantly looking for any interior design articles which we deem to match the criteria of rarity, condition and quality in order to be able to offer our clients pieces that can stand the test of time. We hope you enjoy perusing our selection, and whether it be silver, glass, trunks, taxidermy, collectibles or anything else, if you can't find it on our site please contact us because we have a whole host of articles available off-line.