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New Orleans, LA
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About Soniat House Antiques

After having furnished a hotel and multiple private residences, Rodney and Frances Smith's love of antique acquisition has never abated. In 1996 they opened Soniat House Antiques Gallery within their hotel, Soniat House. A handpicked collection of 18th, 19th, and 20th Century French, English, and Italian furniture, light fixtures, and decorative objects are offered. Mid-Century Modern is a period Mr. Smith is currently enjoying exploring. An early member of 1st Dibs, Mr. Smith enjoys working personally with members of the trade as well as private collectors. He also enj...Read More

Soniat House Antiques

Established in 19961stDibs seller since 2004

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Featured Pieces

18th Century Italian Carved, Painted and Gilded Console, Sicilian Marble Top
Located in New Orleans, LA
Carved, painted and gilded console table with Sicilian marble set "QUADRILOBE" top.
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Console Tables

Materials

Marble

Italian 17th Century Baroque Painted Console
Located in New Orleans, LA
An Italian Baroque painted console with the original grey and white marble top. The sides, four legs and X-shaped stretcher are detailed with flowers and leaves.
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Antique Late 17th Century Italian Baroque Console Tables

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Marble

Ivory Painted Oak Buffet
Located in New Orleans, LA
A painted oak four door buffet with curved doors on each end, and pull out shelf in center.
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Vintage 1940s French Buffets

Materials

Oak

"Pair" of Painted Bergère
Located in New Orleans, LA
Painted with gilt accents. Splendid as a pair, note that the carvings do not match. Sizes are nearly identical, varying less than an inch in H, W, and D.
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Antique 19th Century French Directoire Bergere Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Giltwood

Dramatic Pair of Trompe L'Oeil Columns, 20th Century, France
Located in New Orleans, LA
Very tall pair of theater columns. The trompe l'oeil Ionic fluted columns are from Avignon.
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Early 20th Century French Pedestals and Columns

Materials

Wood

Painted Louis XVI Commode, 18th Century, France
Located in New Orleans, LA
A two-drawer chest on tapered legs, this painted commode with original paint and hardware is from the period of Louis XVI.
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Wood

Gustavian Period Table with Faux Marble-Top, 18th Century
Located in New Orleans, LA
Late 1700s Gustavian style table with faux marble top - beautifully carved, lovely color, and great scale.
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Antique Late 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Side Tables

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Wood

Early 19th Century Trumeau Mirror, Origin of France
Located in New Orleans, LA
A finely painted naïve landscape with castle, a stone bridge over a small river with 2 figures in the foreground, a woman riding a donkey and a man walking on the road. Original merc...
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Antique 19th Century French Trumeau Mirrors

Materials

Canvas, Mercury Glass

18th Century Louis XVI Piedmontese Canape
Located in New Orleans, LA
Impressive in size and form, the walnut canape has an ochre glaze. Newly upholstered in white linen. Lovely carved detail on sides and back. The upholstered back and sides are easily...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Canapes

Materials

Wood, Upholstery

Pair of 17th Century Leather and Walnut Side Chairs
Located in New Orleans, LA
Pair of 17th century leather and walnut side chairs in the Classic style. Upholstered in age appropriate leather with brass nail heads.
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Antique 17th Century French Side Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Murano Glass Chandelier, 20th Century
Located in New Orleans, LA
A 20th century Murano glass chandelier with six sconces. Each is finished with a crosshatched pattern and the arms are twisted. It is electrified and ready to be installed. This woul...
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20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Murano Glass

Portrait of a Boy, French, circa 1830
Located in New Orleans, LA
An oil on canvas portrait of a boy painted in France during the 1830s. Measures: 18.5 x 15.
Category

Antique 19th Century French Paintings

Materials

Paint

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