Homes & Antiques

SOPHISTICATION on a SHOESTRING

An Egyptian Revival standard lamp, topped with a fringed House of Hackney chintz shade, sits happily alongside handsome pieces from the 20th and 21st centuries – some of which are design classics, others salvaged gems. This juxtaposition of styles and eras is typical of Keely Fawcus’s elegantly eclectic Victorian home. What’s the rationale for the mélange, and how does Keely make it all harmonise? ‘I’ve lived in several, very different, homes before moving here – from a Georgian house in London to a 1960s box near the sea. My furniture was influenced by

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