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How do I know if my French furniture is provincial?

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How do I know if my French furniture is provincial?
To know if your French furniture is provincial, examine its decorative flourishes. Provincial furniture often showed off a white painted finish with gold gilt accents. Many pieces feature carvings depicting mythological subjects or floral motifs. On 1stDibs, find a collection of expertly vetted French provincial furniture.
1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
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Colonial Baroque Gold Altarpiece, Painting Virgin of Candelaria
By Colonial Furniture Company
Located in Valladolid, ES
One of a Kind Colonial Baroque altarpiece where the Virgin of Candelaria is represented, made in

Antique 1780s Central American Baroque Paintings


Gold Leaf

PJ 149 “Colonial” Armchair by Ole Wanscher, Denmark, 1949
By Ole Wanscher
Located in Utrecht, NL
British and French colonial furniture from the 18th & 19th centuries. Wanscher disagreed with the

Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs


Leather, Wood

Antique Light Fittings French Colonial Glass Lanterns
Located in Buxton, GB
Antique French Colonial Bell Light Fittings A set of 3 Light fittings Thick Glass bells, with

Early 20th Century French Colonial Revival Chandeliers and Pendants



Baker Furniture Dutch Oak Bombe Chest or Commode
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Dutch or French Provincial Louis XV style bombay chest, commode, or dresser By Baker

Vintage 1960s American Dutch Colonial Commodes and Chests of Drawers



French Colonial Dragon Tray, 1900
Located in Saint-Amans-des-Cots, FR
French colonial dragon tray, late 19th - early 20th. Carved and inlaid wood. Two remarkably carved

Early 20th Century Asian Animal Sculptures



19th Century French Colonial Cabinet with Mother of Pearl
Located in Pasadena, CA
19th century French colonial cabinet with mother-of-pearl inlay along all panels. Hexagonal mosaic

Antique 19th Century Vietnamese Colonial Revival Cabinets

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