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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Antique 19th Century France Cupboards
Wood
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.
Antique 19th Century France Bed Coronas
Wood
The 19th century French carved, painted and gilded corona in the Japonisme style reflects the oriental influence during the late 19th century.
Antique 19th Century France 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
Small Leather Topped Desk
$4,800 Sale Price
40% Off
Antique 18th Century and Earlier France Desks
Wood
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...
Antique Late 18th Century France Rococo Paintings
Canvas, Wood
Originally an 18th century French firescreen with a musical motif painted in oil on canvas fixed to a wooden panel.
Antique 17th Century France Wall Brackets
Wood
A 17th century carved wood and polychrome angel bracket.
Antique Late 19th Century China Blanket Chests
Iron, Parchment Paper
Chinese parchment trunk with red lacquered interior.
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Neoclassical Sunburst Mirrors
Metal, Mirror
20th century Italian gilt metal sunburst beveled mirror.
Antique 19th Century Italy Tables
Iron, Marble
Center circular marble from 100 BC with mosaic field, marble edges on iron base made in Assisi in 1880
Antique Late 18th Century France Table Lamps
Bronze, Mirror
Miniature Louis XV mirrors are mounted on bronze bases and fitted with bronze picture lights.
Antique Late 18th Century France Rococo Chandeliers and Pendants
Metal
These late 18th century twelve-light l'orangerie chandeliers from the south of France have been meticulously restored. The stems and leaves are tole; it is not electrified.
Antique Mid-19th Century Belgium Rococo Revival Doors and Gates
Giltwood, Wood
The delicate decorative grills are carved wood with gilded finials and other details. The dimensional baskets are filled with carved and gilded flowers.

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