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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

1stDibs seller since 2004

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Featured Pieces

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

Early 18th Century Regence Trumeau
Located in New Orleans, LA
Early 18th century Regence painted and giltwood trumeau with mercury glass. Scene depicting town on river with bridge and building.
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Antique Early 18th Century French Régence Trumeau Mirrors

Materials

Mirror, Wood

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.
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Antique 19th Century French Paintings

Materials

Paint

Plaster Cherub Face, French, Late 19th Century
Located in New Orleans, LA
A plaster sculpted head of a cherub created during the late 19th century.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Busts

Materials

Plaster

Mercury Glass Mirror, French
Located in New Orleans, LA
An original mercury glass mirror set into a painted wood frame featuring scroll work and leaf motifs. This piece would be lovely on a mantel (fireplace) piece or a shelf in an elegan...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Mirrors and Fireplace Mirrors

Materials

Mercury Glass

Pair of Pierced Enamel Lamp Bases
Located in New Orleans, LA
An exquisite pair of pierced enamel lamp bases with floral motifs climbing up the sides in excellent condition, dating to the mid-20th century. Each bloom is linked by climbing vines...
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Mid-20th Century French Table Lamps

Materials

Enamel

French Walnut Lamp with Brass Hardware and an Oval Shade, circa 1970
Located in New Orleans, LA
A polished walnut lamp base with brass hardware, circa 1970. The shape is an elongated octagon and the lamp shade is oval. The shade and base are purchased as a set.
Category

20th Century French Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Neoclassical Revialist Chairs, circa 1940
Located in New Orleans, LA
A pair of Neoclassical Revivalist chairs, circa 1940 after the tastes of Napoleon Bonaparte. The legs are simply done and the backs are finished with a classic X crossing. The cushio...
Category

20th Century French Neoclassical Revival Chairs

Materials

Satin, Fruitwood

Directoire Mercury Glass Mirror with Original Gilding, French, 19th century
Located in New Orleans, LA
A 19th century French Directoire mirror with some original gilded accenting. The frame is carved, highlighting the gilding and the mercury glass.
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Antique 19th Century French Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mercury Glass, Giltwood

Pair of Murano Glass Globe Lamps on Brass Bases, circa 1950
Located in New Orleans, LA
A pair of blown Murano glass globe lamps set on brass bases circa 1950 in the Mid-Century Modern style. The interiors are sprayed with a golden pigment, creating an ethereal glow. ...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Murano Glass

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