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Vase Médicis: Very Classic Bon Goût

Bronze bust of Cosme lère de Médicis, 1548 by Cellini

Vase Médicis: Very Classic Bon Goût Bonjour de L’Ecole du Bon Goût. Since Greek and Roman times garden vases in various materials have been an important contribution to landscape compositions. Today we usually call them Vase Médicis after the powerful Médicis family of Renaissance times in Italy. Louis XIV commissioned dozens upon dozens of vases…

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Wall to wall beauty and interest under your feet!!!

Chers Amis de L’Ecole du Bon Gout,            Bonjour d’Uzes!  Every time I arrive in France after being away for two months in Louisiane, I am totally struck by the beautiful, diverse and always interesting flooring surfaces which abound in France seemingly everywhere!     Many French train stations have better flooring than most…

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FIRE BACKS! ADDING TO THE JOYS OF YOUR WINTER FIREPLACE!

Chers Amis de L’Ecole du Bon Gout.Bonjour!With winter’s arrival our daily patterns change and we spend more time indoors. On a gloomy rainy day or a blustering cold night, almost nothing can provide more comfort and delight than an open fire in your fireplace…It must be a primordial connection! To heighten this experience of site, sound,…

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Reminder : 30% True Friends Discount

Chers Amis de l’Ecole du Bon Gout,  Bonjour!!!    October 14th marks two months since the beginning of the “Flood of 2016”!   However it continues to be for many a complex and difficult recovery and restoration process.  Here at Au Vieux Paris Antiques, we are offering a 30% discount off all merchandise (except flooring) to: 1) Anyone who was…

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30% discount “THANK YOU” to those TRUE friends!!

Chers Amis de L’École du Bon Gout!Bonjour!As a “THANK YOU” to all those really TRUE friends who have come to the rescue of flood survivors, I would like to extend the 30% discount on all merchandise (except flooring), not only to those with flooded homes and businesses, but also to those who have contributed to…

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