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Welcome to our blogs on the history of antique furniture!
Read more for to find out about the fascinating lives of antiques and the stories they tell. We hope you enjoy them.

January 12, 2021 In Antique Furniture

Furniture Trends 2021 – Back to the Classics

Our relationship with our homes changed dramatically in 2020. We look at why antique furniture is more popular than ever.

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October 15, 2020 In Antique Furniture

Talking Antiques – The Mark of Quality

"Most of us know quality when we see it!" Pieter van Houten, owner of The Past Perfect Collection, shares his expertise and insights.

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September 14, 2020 In Antique Furniture

Special Antique Pieces – Make a Statement!

Special antique pieces are a joy to find. Although we consider all our pieces to be special, we think some are even more special than others!

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July 8, 2020 In Antique Furniture

Art Deco Furniture at The Past Perfect Collection

Our range of Art Deco Furniture comes from the city of Mumbai where the Art Deco movement influenced not only the architecture but the furniture too.

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March 19, 2020 In Antique Furniture

Portuguese Colonial Chairs from Goa

Portuguese colonial chairs and settees beautifully illustrate the merging of two cultures and are mainly found in Goa, in western India.

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September 3, 2019 In Antique Furniture

Boxing Clever – Antique Boxes

The enduring charm of any antique box is the history which surrounds it offering a fascinating insight into the lives of those who first owned them.

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August 27, 2019 In Antique Furniture

Colonial Chests – Practicality with Elegance

Colonial chests are a wonderful combination of striking elegance combined with practicality and were once made for European expatriates.

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July 18, 2019 In Antique Furniture

Colonial Tea Tables

Tea imported from the Far East was a luxury item and had to be presented in a certain way, which led to the introduction of tea tables.

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April 10, 2019 In Antique Furniture

Colonial Icon – The Planter’s Chair

Evocative of gin and tonics served on the veranda and a glamourous tropical lifestyle – the planter’s chair is a colonial design icon.

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December 26, 2018 In Antique Furniture

The Story of the Chest of Drawers

One of the most practical and useful items of antique furniture, here is how the humble chest of drawers has evolved over the years.

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July 10, 2018 In Antique Furniture

Campaign Furniture – On the Road Again!

Evocative of an adventurous life ‘under canvass’, campaign furniture was designed to be taken on long military expeditions. Find out why it is becoming increasingly collectable.

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March 16, 2018 In Antique Furniture

Antique Roll Top Desk still a Big Hit!

Today antique desks are very much back in vogue, gracing the rooms of many stylish modern homes. A versatile piece, it has become a must have item once again.

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