Antiquities & Curios

IMG 6882 copie The Saint Ouen Flea Market | The antiquarian hangout

Antique shops are brimming with treasures -furniture, objects and curios – from every century :
– the 17th century and its styles – the rich and pompous “Louis XIV” and the comfortable and refined “Louis XV”,
– the 18th century and its neoclassical and elegant “Louis XVI” style,
– The 19th century and its styles – the luxurious “Empire” and the bourgeois and theatrical “Louis Philippe”,
– The early 20th century and its “Art nouveau” style that was inspired by nature….
Some are eclectic while others specialise in a specific period or style. 20th century antiques are currently fashionable, but others are just waiting to be discovered or rediscovered. In every one of these boutiques, you are bound to fall under the spell of various unlikely objects and curios.

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