Welcome to our blogs on Antiques: Details in Focus!
Read more for everything you ever wanted to know about wood carving and decorative elements on antiques. We hope you enjoy them.
It is said that the Victorians covered up furniture legs for the sake of modesty. We love this story and showcase some of the shapely legs of our furniture.Read More →
Floral motifs like the Rosette, Fleur-de-Lis, Palmette and Acanthus are a pleasure to the eye and add a beautiful touch to carved furniture.Read More →
Skilled craftsmen created highly coveted and beautiful inlay furniture. Featuring exquisite decoration in bone, ivory, brass and wood.Read More →
From elaborate sheeting on Arab chests to simple recessed handles on a campaign chest of drawers, brass decoration on antiques takes many forms.Read More →
Elaborate and bold carving depicting Indian motifs such as exotic animals, temples and birds, give Colonial furniture a distinctive Indian touch.Read More →
Here, we have a closer look at furniture feet designs which take their inspiration from nature, specifically the animal kingdom.Read More →
The beauty of colonial furniture mainly lies in its historical background, its uniqueness and above all the quality of the craftsmanship and the materials used. Local craftsmen used exotic hardwoods such as rosewood, mahogany and satinwood, because these were particularly suited to the climate.Read More →