Antique French Wedding Crowns……

“Just a note for accuracy: …these were not wedding-related but are the award ‘laurel’ and oak leaf style presentation pieces used in competitions of various sorts. The French have wonderful medals, laurel crowns, etc., typically in gold, silver and bronze finish for 1st, 2nd and 3rd standing. You will see[…]

Secrétaire (Getty Museum)

Secrétaire / Stamped by Philippe-Claude Montigny / French, Paris, about 1770 – 1785 / Oak and pine veneered with tortoiseshell, brass, pewter, and ebony bandings; gilt bronze mounts

Antiques in Style

Antique Trumeau Mirrors | Antiques in Style Blog ~ Trumeau www.inessa.com