Was Thomas Jefferson A Shopaholic? His Repro Rent Table And Other Shop Monticello Goodies

Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale

Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale

The guy liked to shop.monticellostore_2243_49748967 monticellostore_2243_147363862 We know about the wine, the furniture, the books, the Monticello estate and The Louisiana Purchase in 1803 which doubled the size of the U. S.monticellostore_2243_99260073 at four cents an acre. For many reasons,  including the debts of others and living monticellostore_2243_63642185above his means, Jefferson  had money woes most of his life and was forced to sell pretty much everything  to pay the bills. He died broke. monticellostore_2244_21854108Easily our most design savvy President and certainly one of the cutest, he had great taste and great stuff. Show above, reproductions from his vast collections available online from http://www.monticello.org/

Rent Receipt Table , $5500 includes shipping; Cornflower Porcelain Plate, $85; Crystal Wine Glass, $58; Stainless Steak Knives, $65; Stoneware Beverage Storage Tub, $110

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