Iconic Antique Chair Design (Part 3)

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

in Antiques, Art Deco, French Furniture, Victorian Furniture

Iconic Antique Chair Design (Part 3)   Continuing on from Part 1 and 2 of Iconic Antique Chair Design, I will be moving on from the late Georgian period of the early 19th century and begin with antique chairs from the Victorian era, followed by the Edwardian era and finishing with the Art Deco design […]

Iconic Antique Chair Design (Part 2)

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

in Antiques

Iconic Antique Chair Design (Part 2)   Following on from my previous post about notable antique chair designs over the centuries, I will now move on to cover iconic designs from the Georgian and Victorian periods of the Mid 18th and 19th century, and how they evolved from past styles of antique chair.   Wing […]

Iconic Antique Chair Design (Part 1)

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

in Antiques

Iconic Antique Chair Design (Part 1)   Chairs are a fundamental piece of furniture in any home or public place, it is no surprise that many shapes and sizes exist. Through the centuries, various designs of chair have stood the test of time and carried forth in to the next period, with many of these […]

Simple Ways to Identify Victorian Furniture

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

in Antiques, Victorian Furniture

Simple Ways to Identify Victorian Furniture   With so many styles of Antique furniture out there, it can often be hard for the untrained eye to identify a particular period or design. This article aims to provide you with some simple tips and tricks on how to tell if you have a piece from the […]

Unique French Furniture Design

Friday, February 19th, 2016

in Antiques, French Furniture

Unique French Furniture Design   In comparison to English furniture design, French furniture is often more over the top and highly decorated in comparison, using the finest exotic veneers and mounting furniture with Ormolu (Gilt metal) plaques, is just some of the characteristics that set these two styles widely apart. This article talks briefly about […]

Why buy Reproduction Furniture?

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

in Antiques

Why buy Reproduction Furniture? When looking for furniture of real character and quality, more often than not the first thing people think of is Antiques. However, many notable Antique furniture designs have been reproduced since the start of the early 1800’s, and are still copied today. Whilst occasionally not always of the highest quality, many […]

Art Deco Furniture – A Brief History

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

in Antiques, Art Deco

Art Deco Furniture – A Brief History Art Deco was an extremely lavish era in design history, due to a huge economic and industrial growth across American and Central Europe, Cars, Electricity, Motion picture and the Telephone were all becoming more readily available. The French famously called this period ‘Annees Folles’ translating to the ‘Crazy […]

A Leg says a lot!

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

in Antiques

A Leg says a lot! To the untrained eye, it is hard to know how old a piece of antique furniture is or from what period in history it may have come from. A common area to look at when identifying a piece of furniture is to look at the legs the piece sits upon. […]

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