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The Special Relationship. Plus Assorted Eclectica
Castle Chic - Everything Big and Bold For The Chateau
Fine Dining: Oyster Laburnum Chest of Drawers 17th Century. Plus some stories around the genesis of Canonbury Antiques in London's Swinging Sixties...
Rummage On Website Whilst Self-Isolating + 20 Per Cent Sale
Pair giant Crusading Knight oil paintings - 6 feet / 2 metres tall each.
#canonburysemantics - our new hashtag via our Instragram account. In it we graphically illustrate our favourite technical terms from the world of antiques and interiors, starting with Chinoiserie...
'By the old Moulmein Pagoda, lookin' eastward to the sea,
There's a Burma girl a-settin', and I know she thinks o' me'
(Rudyard Kipling, Mandalay, 1890)
Roaring Twenties II. 'Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive...'
'Come Sleep! O Sleep, the certain knot of peace,
The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe,
The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release,
Th' indifferent judge between the high and low.'
Bureau De Roi Desk - The King of Desks
It's the Roaring Twenties and we are overflowing with wonderful art deco pieces. The art deco era has to be one of our favourite epochs and whether it's art deco bronzes or furniture we are firmily ensconced in the 1920s. Champagne, jazz, flappers, funny dances, parties and fun, let's hope this is the dawn of a new Belle Epoque. It's time for a revival....