Astrid Hoffman hopes her shop inspires people not to “buy brand-new things all the time.”   David Briggs
A doorknocker from Colombia in the shape of a lion’s head, the animal’s jaw clutching the brass oval ($200). A set of four white-and-gold espresso cups and saucers from Japan ($40). An old candle snifter ($35). An antique astrology print of a winged, robed woman ($75). In the jewel-box space at

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