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antique chairs

  • Rococo Chairs: Choosing Comfortable Antiques for Your Home

    | Sheila Howell

    When choosing antiques for your home it's important to combine design and functionality. You want your pieces to look beautiful, but you also want them to be comfortable! Imagine inviting your guests to a lovely dinner, having everyone admire your beautiful dining room, then before the 1st cours... View Post
  • Antique Chair Styles: Louis XIII

    | Sheila Howell

    I love history.  Don't get me wrong. World History was not my favorite subject in school. But in the context of antiques, history gets really interesting. It seems to come alive. Knowing where a piece came from, and why it looks the way it does, is part of the joy of collecting. At least for me. ... View Post
  • Antique Chair Styles: Louis XV

    | Sheila Howell

    “What a beautiful piece! How old is it?”   We get that a lot, especially with the more-ornate French antiques. Since most of these exquisite pieces don't come with the details on when (and for whom) they were made, knowing the period differences in antique furniture styles helps us pin it down. I... View Post