It is something that can not be reproduced very easily. Paint just doesn't chip off or look as nice on a piece of freshly painted furniture.
There is something to be said for age, bumps and scrapes!
Even though I have a love for old painted furniture I also appreciate the fine old pieces (natural wood) as well.
I don't have many of those pieces in my home but I have sold a few and I appreciate the time and energy it took to create each piece.
So, this post is a salute to old and chippy pieces!