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A Mirror Celebration!

25% off all mirrors in stock!Chers Amis de l’Ecole du Bon Gout!  Bonjour!When it comes to antiques, mirrors might be the most decorative and at the same time most functional of all the categories. They can have frames which are major works of art and style in themselves. They multiply and reflect natural and artificial light, their patinated glass…

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A Lighting Celebration!!

25% off on all lighting for one week!    Chers Amis de Bon Gout!Summer is a time we like to entertain friends and almost nothing adds more magic to a festive supper than candlelight.In Provence, the “formula” for summer entertaining is: Champagne to greet the guests, rosé with the meal, simple dishes prepared from fresh produce, fresh flowers and…

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Cassolettes

Chers Amis de Bon Gout! Bonjour! Today’s subject of interest is cassolettes. These always highly decorative objects have evolved through the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, but had their start as vase form metal containers for burning perfume pastilles. They were usually of cast metal however, the solid silver 3ft tall models which Louis XIV had in…

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Pavillon Coté Sud Now Open!

Chers Amis de Bon Gout! Bonjour!Today I am thrilled to announce the Pavillon Coté Sud sample show room of building materials is complete and ready for visitors here at Au Vieux Paris Antiques!You will be able to see different flooring materials ranging from handmade, 18th century terra cotta floor tiles in two colors, along with a selection of several hand aged re-edition quarried…

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