19th Century European Furniture
  • Lake District – Destination For a Relaxing Break

    January 1, 2017

    Between the 18th and 19th century, as the Lake Poets wrote their narrative accounts of the Lake District, they did not really know that their messages would have reverberated throughout the ages to attract many curious people. Their phrases and famous rhymes make hundreds of poetic scenes now become the center of attention for travelers […]

  • Mudgee, Australia: A Colonial Wonder

    June 15, 2016

    Familiar for its rural Australian charm, and fertile wine valleys, Mudgee is a historic township located in the central west of the Australian state of NSW. The origins of this historic township date back to the mid 19th century when European settlers arrived in Australia and asserted their presence in the area. Traditionally, the name […]

  • Ballyfin table-top cabinet 'mesmerising'

    October 25, 2014

    Ballyfin table-top cabinet 'mesmerising' Auctioneers Bonhams said a table-top cabinet made in Augsburg, Germany during the mid-17th century was “almost certainly purchased for Ballyfin by Sir Charles Henry Coote, 9th Baronet, in the first half of the nineteenth century” and that “until 2006 … Read more on Irish Times

  • Jane Alexiadis: 19thcentury nymph carved in ivory

    October 15, 2014

    Jane Alexiadis: 19th–century nymph carved in ivory … most ivory items were quite small. These included jewelry, sewing tools, game pieces, furniture inlays and ornaments. Growing access in the West to Asia and Africa during the 19th century meant that more ivory became available to European craftsmen. Read more on San Jose Mercury News

  • Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 9-15

    October 10, 2014

    Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 9-15 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Continues Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Antiques Dealers' Association of America, Inc. will bring together some of the nation's dealers for its annual art and antiques show featuring 18th- and 19th-century American art, antiques and … Read more on The Recorder

  • New Kids on the Block

    September 27, 2014

    New Kids on the Block Paris's Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen, said to be the world's largest flea market, traces its origins back to the 19th-century ragpickers who used to congregate outside the city's northern walls and sell their scavenged goods. Today, things are a … Read more on New York Times (blog)

  • THEATER REVIEW: “I Am My Own Wife”

    September 24, 2014

    THEATER REVIEW: “I Am My Own Wife” Lothar took to wearing dresses, adopted the name Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, and became one of the most celebrated of European transvestites, managing to survive both Nazi and Communist regimes – though not without collaborating. Mark Zweifach directs … Read more on San Diego Gay & Lesbian News