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Speechless Sundays - The Old Old and the New

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Speechless Sundays - The Old Old and the New

You know, I typed the title and then realized that my sweet little Gracie will be 4 years old next month!! I cannot BELIEVE it! We were SO lucky that the adoption agency visited us in January of 2020, just prior to the world shutting down. The Foster Mom visited with Gracie and Jack in-tow, hoping that one of them would be adopted that day. We surprised them and took them both...and never once looked back. They have been such a joy!


Anyway, I digress...


My Dad sold his 6,000 SF home and moved to a 1,700 SF home in FL this summer. He had a multitude of fun furnishings and artwork throughout his home; I was the lucky recipient of several pieces. This piece is nearly 2 CENTURIES old and is far more spectacular in person than it is in this photo. 


I have loved this piece since I was a child; it was at my maternal grandparent's home. I never truly appreciated the details in it until I was an adult. I do know that it is a Turkish piece and is filled with mother of pearl inlay. Perhaps it is so special to me because it is a family heirloom but, I think it's spectacular!

And, of course, any box or piece of furniture, whether it's meant to be sat in or not, Gracie finds...and plants herself there. I think she loves the view from this chair, although I can't imagine that it's comfortable at all for her!


Happy Sunday!


© Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | Savvy + Company | SavvyBroker@me.com |Speechless Sundays - The Old Old and the New

Comments (9)

George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Debe, Gracie looks like a queen sitting on a throne, and I am sure you treat her like one.

Sep 17, 2023 04:55 PM
Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI
HomeSmart Real Estate - Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell

Even the kitty is saying to Grandpa, hey this chair needs a CUSHION! Jeff 😀

Sep 17, 2023 08:56 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Debe Maxwell, CRS  loved your post and the photos, and yes time flies and thanks to the pandemic three years just do not count... now with that said I would love Gracy's throne as well:)Endre

Sep 17, 2023 10:33 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Debe. George Souto arrived before me but our thinking on this is the same. Enjoy your day.

Sep 18, 2023 04:33 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Wow, that is quite the piece of furniture! And it is so unique. I can see why you like it, and why Gracie does as well!

Sep 18, 2023 04:55 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

That is a really nice-looking chair, it looks very expensive to me and I would be afraid to sit in it but it suits Gracie well, haha.

Sep 18, 2023 05:36 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

A beautiful chair, Debe, and a beautiful kitty! An unbeatable combination if you ask me.

Sep 18, 2023 06:47 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

What a sweet photo - I think cats love to curl up in the prettiest chair and just wait to be admired. 

Sep 18, 2023 02:31 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Debe- how is your dad liking FL????   That chair, as much as you love it, doesn't look like it would be comfortable but I love how intricate it is. 

Sep 19, 2023 07:52 PM