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French architecture and interior design, with a focus on the 18th century.

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The French filmmaker fills his Burgundy chateau with glories, from fine gilt-wood furnishings to ancien régime portraits

French Filmmaker Jean-Louis Remilleux’s Antique-Filled Chateau

The French filmmaker fills his Burgundy chateau with 18th-century glories, from fine gilt-wood furnishings to ancien régime portraits

Musée Nissim de Camondo, a beautiful small museum of French decorative arts in an hôtel particulier (private mansion) overlooking the Parc Monceau.

Musée Nissim de Camondo

This image of the Double Salon at Chateau de Digoine.

French Filmmaker Jean-Louis Remilleux’s Antique-Filled Chateau

The French filmmaker fills his Burgundy chateau with 18th-century glories, from fine gilt-wood furnishings to ancien régime portraits

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The Classics: The Telescoping Table

Next month, I will celebrate nine years of blogging, and I can hardly believe it. Back then, blogging was considered cutting-edge, but today, it's more like the éminence grise of the social media world. So much has changed since 2006, and yet, in a way, much has stayed the same. Nine years later and I'm still focusing my attention on those interiors and furnishings that have stood the test of time. Some of you who have been with me for the long haul might remember "The Classics" series that…

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Torchères.......Elegant Old World Lighting

Derived from the French word "torche" (torch), a torchère is basically a tall candle stand that would have supported some form of candleabrum. And whether they are standing in corners, on either side of a table, or flanking a corridor, these beautiful pieces bring instant beauty and sophistication to an interior. When first introduced in France toward the end of the 17th century, the Italian style torchère usually held only one candle. However the use of ornate candelabras doubled or tripled…

original room from the century Hotel Crillon, Paris - 1758 - now preserved in the Metropolitan Museum, NY - interior Decor, Home, French Interior, Interior, Beautiful Interiors, Hotel, European Furniture, French Architecture, Neoclassical

Pierre-Adrien Paris | Boudoir from the Hôtel de Crillon | French, Paris | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hôtel de Crillon , 10, Place de la Concorde, Paris, France ; Louis Trouard (by 1776) ; Félix François Dorothée Berton des Balbes, Comte de Crillon (1788–d. 1827) ; Marie Louise Amélie Berton des Balbes (duchesse de Polignac) (until d

Inside The Ritz Paris with My Beautiful Paris - The Glam Pad Paris one of the wonders of the world Home, Ritz Hotel, French Interior, Home Remodeling, House, Bedroom Decor, Beautiful Bedrooms, Interior Design, House Interior

Exploring the Renovated Ritz Paris (Published 2016)

After a renovation that kept its doors shut for nearly four years, the Ritz Paris is reopening June 6. It certainly looks like it was worth the wait. The amount on the budget must have been amazing. I could easily live here and YES, this could be my bedroom. #LoVePaRiSXoXo

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, also called villa Île-de-France, is a French seaside villa located at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat on the French Riviera. Decor, French House, Furniture, Interior, French Furniture, Beautiful Interiors, French Decor, Home Decor, Rococo

*Rococo Revisited - Villa  Ephrussi de Rothschild ...

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild ...

a-l-ancien-regime: “ Salon Bleu, Hotel de Castries, pure Louis XV style , carpets with gold arabesques on blue background responds to the painted trompe l’oeil ceiling.

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C’est dans le Salon bleu, pièce maîtresse de l’hôtel de Castries, que siège, depuis 1997, le bureau du ministre. Dans le pur style Louis XV, il donne sur un jardin arboré de 4500 m2.Situé au rez-de-chaussée, ce bureau n’a été libéré qu’en 1995 après la disparition de la comtesse de Castellane, locataire des lieux depuis 1936. Au sol, un tapis moquette à motifs d’arabesque or sur fond bleu répond au ciel peint en trompe l’œil au plafond. Photo : Vincent Baillais/Lieu-dit

Made entirely of gilded bronze with carvings of berries, flowers and foliage. With a separate top and standing upon lion paw feet. Gilded, Century, Urn, Gilt, Carving, Marble Sculpture, Bronze, French Furniture, French Architecture

A Fantastic Quality Late 19th Century Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Brule Parfum | Charles Cheriff Galleries

Made entirely of gilded bronze with carvings of berries, flowers and foliage. With a separate top and standing upon lion paw feet. Details: Height - 42 inches / 107cm Diameter - 15 inches / 38cm

Incredible baroque reproduction boiseries by Feau & Cie

Villa, Côte d'Azur

Incredible baroque reproduction boiseries by Feau & Cie

Le Château d'Eu - Musée Louis-Philippe

: Le Château d'Eu - Musée Louis-Philippe