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Vanderbilt Oak

Edith you screwed the whole thing up. Why do always have to be different?!


During the Norman Conquest, the English carried dried acorns to protect themselves from the brutalities of the day.


I like the way the form and counter-form work together. The oak leaf and acorn work nicely to create a serif "V" with a heavier stroke on one side of the "V". credit:


Acorns promise new growth... someday. They are a sign of hope and confidence in the passage of time.


Martha's Vineyard-This is one of my favorite places to go. I have such amazing happy memories on this island. I hope to own a house here one day.


Long-case Musical Clock; Clock movement by Jean-François Dominicé (French, 1694 - after 1754), musical movement by Michel Stollenwerck (German, about 1700 - 1768, master 1746), clock case attributed to Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt (French, 1639 - 1715), et al; Paris, France; about 1712; Veneered with brass and tortoise shell on oak carcass: bronze mounts, enameled metal; glass; 266.7 x 104.1 x 39.4 cm (105 x 41 x 15 1/2 in.); 72.DB.40


For my Autumn 2012 collection

from eBay

Antique victorian tiger oak writing slope stationery box compendium lock & key

Antique Victorian Tiger Oak Writing Slope Stationery Box Compendium Lock Key | eBay