Antique Card Tables

In the modern era, the term “card table” is likely to conjure up an image of a large, flat piece of plastic standing on four lengths of steel-tubing, but this - read more

Chinoiserie Style

Chinoiserie, a French term that roughly means “Chinese-esque”, was a unique decorative art style that first rose to prominence in 18th century France. Thanks to increasing trade and interaction with - read more

Louis XV Style

The Louis XV style, also known as Louis Quinze, arose as part of the larger Rococo movement. The latter was a decorative style that emerged as a reaction to the - read more

The Seigneurial Chair

While the chair’s origins can be traced back to the earliest antiquity, it did not become common for regular use until quite recently. The earliest chairs were associated almost exclusively - read more

French gothic revival credence cabinet

The Credence Cabinet

The credence cabinet, related to the Italian Credenza is a piece of furniture with an interesting origin. In early times, a servant would test food for poison before being served - read more