Soniat House Antiques

New Orleans, LA

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

1stdibs Dealer Since 2004

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Oak Wine Table
Oak Wine Table
20th Century French Serving Tables
Oak, Canvas
Turn of the century French oak wine table with painted canvas cover. The cover features a sun and radiating patterning. The table folds for storage.
Pair of Louis XVI Bookcases
Pair of Louis XVI Bookcases
Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Bookcases
A pair of painted 18th century Louis XVI bookcases with glass panels and five shelves. Crown molding capitals and fluted molding running the length of each vertical edge. The bottoms...
1950s Penquay Parchment Commode
1950s Penquay Parchment Commode
Vintage 1950s European Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Wood, Parchment Paper
1950s Penquay commode with parchment panels on the top and the front of the three drawers. Drawers finished with brass flat-topped knobs.
Pair of Lacquered Table Lamps after Design by Jean Claude Mahey
Pair of Lacquered Table Lamps after Design by J...
Vintage 1970s French Table Lamps
Bronze, Lacquer
Two table lamps with rectangular lacquered bases and bronze mounts after the design of Jean Claude Mahey, produced in the 1970s.
Pair of Limestone Nautilus Shell Table Lamps
20th Century Table Lamps
Two lamps and shades with nautilus shell imagery. Limestone bases and rectangular silk shades.
Pair of Carved Fruit Bowls
Antique 19th Century Figurative Sculptures
Two carved and silvered Bacchanalian wooden bowls of fruit on wooden pedestals.
19th Century French Three-Door Painted Cupboard
Antique 19th Century French Cupboards
A painted French country cupboard with double doors and a matching single door on the right. The cornice is separate and the hardware is original, with the original key, 19th century.
19th Century Pagoda Shaped Bed Corona
Antique 19th Century French Bed Coronas
The 19th century French carved, painted and gilded corona in the Japonisme style reflects the oriental influence during the late 19th century.
19th Century French Monumental Pyre Engraved Fr...
Antique 19th Century French Empire Revival Wall Mirrors
Wood, Mirror
19th century French monumental mirror, Pyro gravure frame. The vine design burned into the wood frame is typical of the period. The replacement mirror is mercury glass.

Small Leather Topped Desk

$4,800 Sale Price
40% Off
Small Leather Topped Desk
Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Desks
An 18th century French painted three-drawer desk. It has a leather top and two doors. The knee hole is very small, as in the period one sat sideways with only the right knee under th...
18th Century French Firescreen-Painted Oil on C...
Antique Late 18th Century French Rococo Paintings
Canvas, Wood
Originally an 18th century French firescreen with a musical motif painted in oil on canvas fixed to a wooden panel.
17th Century Carved Wood and Polychrome Angel B...
Antique 17th Century French Wall Brackets
A 17th century carved wood and polychrome angel bracket.

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