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Monthly Archives: April 2015

We’re Loving This…Jarres de Rouen

This pair of exquisite 19th c. Jarres de Rouen are decorated with a traditional blue and red lambrequin pattern. True to this classic style, these grand vases are enameled cast iron and were signed by their maker – E. Paris … Read the rest of this entry

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We’re Loving This…Set of 17th Century Italian Doors

This set of two 17th c. walnut doors once resided in a palazzo in Florence, Italy. Although slightly different from each other, this set is virtually a pair. The Italian term palazzo refers to a large, splendid residence or public … Read the rest of this entry

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The Magic of Orangeries

This March, we reconstructed a 19th century French Orangerie in our showroom.  We have always been captivated by these classic structures with their tall, arching windows and romantic garden feel. Aside from housing citrus trees during harsh European winters, orangeries … Read the rest of this entry

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What We’re Loving: Religious Paintings

This 17th century religious painting originally hung in a private chapel in Naples, Italy. A close look at the painting reveals its main subject to be a young Virgin Mary. The Virgin Mary is often painted standing in a crescent … Read the rest of this entry

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