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Soniat House Antiques

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 enjoys working with his own hotel guests.
19th Century French Three-Door Painted Cupboard
19th Century French Three-Door Painted Cupboard
Antique 19th Century French 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.
19th Century Pagoda Shaped Bed Corona
19th Century Pagoda Shaped Bed Corona
Antique 19th Century French Bed Coronas
Wood, Wood, Wood
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 Framed Mirror
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
Small Leather Topped Desk
Antique 18th Century and Earlier French 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...
18th Century French Firescreen-Painted Oil on Cancas, Wood Panel
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 Bracket
17th Century Carved Wood and Polychrome Angel B...
Antique 17th Century French Wall Brackets
Wood
A 17th century carved wood and polychrome angel bracket.
Late 19th Century Chinese Parchment Trunk
Late 19th Century Chinese Parchment Trunk
Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Blanket Chests
Iron
Chinese parchment trunk with red lacquered interior.
20th Century Italian Sunburst Gilt Metal Beveled Mirror
20th Century Italian Sunburst Gilt Metal Bevele...
Vintage 1970s Italian Neoclassical Sunburst Mirrors
Metal
20th century Italian gilt metal sunburst beveled mirror.
19th Century Table with Marble and Mosaic Top, Iron Base
19th Century Table with Marble and Mosaic Top, ...
Antique 19th Century Italian Tables
Marble, Iron
Center circular marble from 100 BC with mosaic field, marble edges on iron base made in Assisi in 1880
Miniature Louis XV Mirrors Mounted on Bronze Bases and with Picture Lights
Miniature Louis XV Mirrors Mounted on Bronze Ba...
Antique Late 18th Century French Table Lamps
Bronze
Miniature Louis XV mirrors are mounted on bronze bases and fitted with bronze picture lights.
Pair of Late 18th Century L'orangerie Chandeliers
Pair of Late 18th Century L'orangerie Chandeliers
Antique Late 18th Century French 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.
Pair of 19th Century Belgian Carved Wood Decorative Grills with Gilded Details
Pair of 19th Century Belgian Carved Wood Decora...
Antique Mid-19th Century Belgian 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.
Pair of 1940s Murano Glass Sconces
Early 20th Century Italian Wall Lights and Sconces
Gold Leaf, Brass
The scalloped shell shaped Murano glass sconces have an iridescent pearl glaze with gold leaf fused into glass. They are set off by brass mounts and provide a golden glow when lighte...
19th Century French Lantern
Antique 19th Century French Lanterns
Metal
This handsome 19th century French lantern has a wonderful patina and the "electric" candle emits a soft glow to the room.
Pair of 1950s Circular Oxidized Aluminum Mirror...
Stilnovo
Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors
Aluminum, Mirror
This pair of 20th century oxidized aluminum mirrors are by Stilnovo and are lighted from behind to illuminate the frames. Stilnovo was founded in 1946, and worked with the leading It...
Giltwood and Crystal Two-Light Girandole
Antique Late 19th Century French Candle Holders
Crystal
This warm and richly patinated giltwood and crystal electrified girandole, circa 1895, will add a beauty to any room. A lovely example of fin de Siecle style, it is electrified.
Pair of 1950s Alabaster Sconces
20th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces
Alabaster
These are a pair of unusually shaped great scale alabaster sconces. When lighted, the alabaster gives off a warm, translucent glow.
Pair of 1960s Fibre de Verre Shell Shaped Lamps
Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern More Lighting
Fiberglass
Unusual shell shaped pair of lamps from the 1960s made of fiberglass, French.
20th Century Painting of Port Nazairie by M. Co...
M. Colloivinic
Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Paint, Wood
Signed on the reverse M. Colloivinic Dec '53, this oil on board painting is of Saint-Nazaire. Saint-Nazaire is a Community on the Loire-Atlantic department in western France, in trad...
Art Deco Silver Moon Lamp
Early 20th Century French Art Deco More Lighting
Metal
A rare and unusual French Art Deco silver metal moon lamp. The bulb is hidden behind a small silver disc, casting a glowing light on the larger silver disc mounted behind.
Gilt Bronze Candlestick by Pierre Casenove
Pierre Casenove
1990s French Candlesticks
Bronze
Sculpted candlestick in bronze doré by Pierre Casenove.
Mid-Century Mirrors, Burled Wood and Ebonized F...
Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors
Burl, Wood
A pair of French mirrors, burled and ebonized wood frames, circa 1969. 35 inches wide by 46 inches high by 1 1/2 inches deep.
Aldo Tura Lacquered Goatskin Sideboard
Aldo Tura
Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sideboards
Brass, Goatskin
Lacquered goatskin sideboard on brass base, designed by Aldo Tura, circa 1970. Glass shelves.
Turn of the Century Butler's Tray
Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau More Dining and Entertaining
Wood
Butler's tray, French, circa 1900. Wood with ebonized trim. Tray is 19 inches by 27 inches with brass medallion in center, set on turned, ebonized trestle legs. Will fold for storage.
Black Marble Coffee Table
Late 20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Marble
Black marble coffee table with inlaid top and marble legs. Italian, circa 1970s.
Mid-Century Modern Mirror, Italian
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors
Bronze
An unusual Mid-Century Italian mirror designed by Frigieri, circa 1960. Showing Japanese influence, it is made of bronze doré cast with flowing lines. The mirror measures 28 1/2 inc...
Pair of Ivory Lacquered Doors by Jean Deves
Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Doors and Gates
Metal
A pair of ivory lacquered doors with silver hardware. Designed by Jean Deves, 1950s. Featured in Maison Et Jardin. Lacquer on beechwood. Each door is 26 1/2 inches wide by 87 inches ...
Set of Classic Garden Chairs
Vintage 1970s French Chairs
Wrought Iron
Set of six garden chairs. Classic design of canvas seat and back on wood and metal frames. Cushions are separate. French, circa 1970s.
1950s Folding Screen
Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers
Wood
1950s folding screen. Printed on both sides, four panels each 20 inches wide by 64 inches high.
Pair of 18th Century French Faux Marble Columns...
Antique Late 18th Century French Pedestals and Columns
Wood
Pair faux marbre columns with gilded capitals and base
Pair of Late 19th Century Gilded Columns Made i...
Antique Late 19th Century French Table Lamps
Iron
Pair of gilded wood columns (probably decorative furniture elements) made into lamps set on steel bases, illuminated with adjustable picture lights
18th Century Louis XV Period Walnut Side Chair ...
Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XV Chairs
Walnut
A Louis XV walnut side chair with upholstered seat
18th Century Louis XVI Piedmontese Canape
Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Canapes
Upholstery, Wood
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...
Pair of 1930s Bagues Zinc Sconces
Antique Early 19th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces
Zinc
Graceful and elegant pair of 1930's three light zinc sconces painted white from the Bagues workroom in France.
Pair of Early 19th Century Venetian Sconces
Antique Early 19th Century Italian Rococo Wall Lights and Sconces
Crystal, Glass, Mirror
Pair of exquisite Venetian sconces formed with cartouche shaped mirrored back, outlined with glass beads, three iron arms lined with glass beads and linked with crystal swags and dro...
China Dinner Set
Early 20th Century English Platters and Serveware
Porcelain
A large English dinner service with sufficient pieces for service for eight. The set includes two tureens with base platters, four covered dishes, covered sauce dish, nine soups, ten...
19th Century Italian Giltwood Brackets
Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Brackets
Mirror, Wood, Wood
A pair of brackets with carved and giltwood swags, original mirrors and faux marbre wood tops, 19th century, Italian.
Early 20th Century Gustavian Style Painted Daybed
Early 20th Century Swedish Gustavian Daybeds
Brass, Wood
A Swedish painted daybed with brass accents in the Gustavian style.
1950s Large Bamboo Mirror
Vintage 1950s French Wall Mirrors
Bamboo, Mirror
An elegant, large bamboo mirror from France.
Pair of 19th Century Italian Plinths
Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Pedestals and Columns
Giltwood, Wood
A pair of 19th century Italian painted plinths with faux bas relief motifs and giltwood accents. They are actually cabinets with one interior shelf. Original hardware and keys.
20th Century Georgian Style Pine Pedestal with ...
20th Century English Georgian Pedestals and Columns
Pine
A Georgian style pine pedestal with column. It comes in two parts, 20th century, English.
Early 20th c Pair of Crystal Sconces
Early 20th Century French Rococo Wall Lights and Sconces
Bronze, Crystal
A pair of crystal three light sconces with bronze accents. They can be electrified.
19th Century Pair of Directoire Style Sconces
Antique Late 19th Century French Directoire Wall Lights and Sconces
Giltwood, Iron
A pair of Directoire style sconces in the form of wooden and gilded arrows. Two arms of iron support wooden bobeche.
Pair of 18th Century Carved Wall Brackets
Antique Late 18th Century French Neoclassical Wall Brackets
Wood
A pair of neoclassic carved wood wall brackets, painted and gilded, 18th century, French.
19thToile peinte, urn with flowers and bird, mo...
Antique Late 19th Century French Paintings
A toile peinte, urn with flowers and bird, mounted on board
Pair of 19th c Bois Dore Sconces
Antique 19th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces
Giltwood
A pair of 19th c. French bois dore single arm wall sconces, not electrified
18th Century Wrought Iron Console
Antique Late 18th Century French Rococo Console Tables
Marble, Wrought Iron
A 18th century French Rococo wrought iron wall console. The top is of sarrancolin marble. It shows well outdoors and indoors.
19th c Italian gilt wood And Crystal Eight Ligh...
Antique 19th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants
Crystal, Gold, Silver
Italian gilt wood and crystal eight light chandelier with crystal rosette accents, electrified
Pair of Period Directoire Selettes
Antique Early 19th Century French Directoire Pedestals
Wood, Iron
A pair of period Directoire selettes or pedestals with three fluted, gilded and painted legs with lion's paw feet set on two-tiered shaped triangular base. The round faux marble top ...
Pair 1950's Tole Sconces With Blossom Motif
Vintage 1950s Italian Wall Lights and Sconces
Tin, Tin
A pair of three arm gilded tole sconces. The motif of the arms are formed of fern fronds, accented with blossoms. Of Italian origin from the mid-20th century. Wired for the US.
19th c French Directoire Style Daybed
Antique 19th Century French Directoire Daybeds
Wood
A Directoire styled daybed with original paint. Made in France in approximately 1830. The base is upholstered in original velvet. It would have had a loose cushion on top.
Italian Walnut Two-Door Credenza
Antique Early 18th Century Italian Buffets
Walnut
The 18th century Italian walnut two-door credenza has recessed front and side panels. The bronze pulls are original. Inside has one interior shelf.
Aubusson rug, Napoleon III
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Western European Rugs
Wool
This Aubusson rug is from the Napoleon III era, with center floral medallion on beige ground, surrounded with floral garlands and cartouches on dark red ground.
Pair of 19th Century Italian Medieval Style One...
Antique 19th Century Italian Medieval Wall Lights and Sconces
Wood
A pair of carved, painted and gilded sconces in the Medieval style. 19th century Italian.
Pair 19th c Sculpted Wood Lions
Antique Late 19th Century French Statues
Wood
A pair of recumbent lions curved together, set on shaped base.
19th c French Carved and Mirrored Pediment
Antique 19th Century French Mantel Mirrors and Fireplace Mirrors
Mirror, Wood, Wood, Wood
A pediment or fronton, originally designed as an architectural ornament. It is painted and gilded with a trompe l'oeil cartouche and treillage backed with a mirror. For use perhaps ...
19th Century Italian Writing Table or Desk
Antique 19th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables
Walnut, Walnut
A 19th century Italian writing table, the top folds back and the front drops to reveal drawers and a writing surface. The table is mounted on carved, cartouche shaped legs with a cur...
19th Century Carved and Painted Etagere
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Shelves
Wood
19th century French painted etagere with five curved shelves. The supports are carved in the shape of water fronds and the feet are carved in the shape of pineapples.
Pair of 19th c Italian Bois Dore Sconces
Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Lights and Sconces
Crystal
A pair of sconces with a bois dore circular medallion carved with acanthus leaves supporting 4 gilded iron arms. The arms are linked by crystal swags and topped with green painted bo...
18th c Ornate Rococo Bed Corona
Antique Mid-18th Century French Neoclassical Bed Coronas
Wood
A carved, painted and gilded wood ciel du lit (bed corona) of the period. Gilded leaves, scrolls and drapes are set against a blue green painted background.
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