Worn door handles -- Beautiful - you don't see hardware like this anymore. Most Victorian homes, even a modest one, have beautiful hardware like this - not just the knobs but hinges too! No detail was over looked.
Venice ~ In Palazzo Loredan in Santo Stefano—originally purchased in of the rooms are decorated with polychrome rococo stuccowork. The ceiling fresco here is by Giuseppe Angeli and dates from the century.