Salvage Beauty

Repurposed industrial cast-offs can impart surprising warmth, texture and patina to cool, contemporary settings.  We scoured local antique shops to find pieces that work.

Antique Lineberry Furniture factory cart, call for price at Southern Pine Co., 616 E. 35th St., 236-4133, www.southernpinecompany.com; purple Horlick’s malted milk bottle, $15 at Wright Square Antique Mall, 14 W. State St., 234-6700, www.wrightsquaresantiquemall.com; vintage numbered locker baskets, $25 each, and 1956 U.S. Postal Service Scale, $55 at Two Women and a Warehouse, 2819 Bull St., 351-5040

 

“Caged” chandelier made from reclaimed steel, aluminum, upholstery tacks and burlap coffee sacks, $325 (available in different finishes) by Stuart Damon’s Artful Electric, available at Southern Pine Co.

 

Charles Scarbrough Seahorse sculpture, $425 at Two Women and a Warehouse

 

Cleveland Stone Co. machine base, call for price at 37th @ Abercorn Antiques, 201 E. 37th St., 233-0064, www.37aad.com

 

“Sprung” chandelier made from reclaimed automotive suspension coils, $225, by Stuart Damon’s Artful Electric, available at Southern Pine Co.

 

Mid-century medical lamp, $185 at Wright Square Antique Mall

 

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