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May 7, 2023 In Antiques: Details in Focus

Antique Furniture Legs – How Sexy Can They Be?

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.

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February 18, 2022 In Antiques: Details in Focus

Floral Carving on Antique Furniture

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.

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August 9, 2021 In Antiques: Details in Focus

Inlay Furniture from Colonial Era India

Skilled craftsmen created highly coveted and beautiful inlay furniture. Featuring exquisite decoration in bone, ivory, brass and wood.

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February 12, 2020 In Antiques: Details in Focus

Brass Decoration on Antiques

From elaborate sheeting on Arab chests to simple recessed handles on a campaign chest of drawers, brass decoration on antiques takes many forms.

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February 28, 2019 In Antiques: Details in Focus

Exotic Carving on Colonial Furniture

Elaborate and bold carving depicting Indian motifs such as exotic animals, temples and birds, give Colonial furniture a distinctive Indian touch.

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August 22, 2018 In Antiques: Details in Focus

Antiques with Animal Feet: The Call of the Wild

Here, we have a closer look at furniture feet designs which take their inspiration from nature, specifically the animal kingdom.

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January 3, 2018 In Antiques: Details in Focus

Four Exotic Hardwoods used in Colonial Furniture

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.

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