The port furniture

The port furniture

Port furniture : the triumph of mahogany

Mahogany is undubitably the common feature of the port pieces of furniture which were fabricated in the greatest French ports in very different styles. From Saint-Malo to Bordeaux, cabinetmakers express their art for a middle-class that becomes richer thanks to […]

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The Saint-Malo furniture : malounière and Saint-Malo chest of drawers

The malounière, singular piece of the Saint-Malo furniture and the Saint-Malo chest of drawers are the emblematic creations from Saint-Malo. At the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries, Saint-Malo is a flourishing port turned towards the Americas and Asia since the Jacques […]

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The Nantes furniture : Nantes chest of drawers, armoire and sideboard

The Nantes chest of drawers but also the armoire and sideboard feature the particularity of the Nantes furniture which gives greater place to moulding than carving. In 1723, Nantes welcomes the “Compagnie des Indes” which allows the city to become more […]

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The furniture from La Rochelle : La Rochelle armoire and chest of drawers

The furniture from La Rochelle is inspired by Nantes and Bordeaux creations. If the La Rochelle chest of drawers imitates the Bordeaux’s one, the influence from Nantes on the armoire is undeniable. Standing between Nantes and Bordeaux, the furniture from […]

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Furniture from Bordeaux : the chest of drawers from Bordeaux, the armoire and the slant-front bureau.

In Bordeaux, the port furniture is one of the most refined pieces. Very typical models, at the image of the Bordeaux chest of drawers, make the furniture from Bordeaux very successful. Very important colonial port at the XVIIIth century, Bordeaux […]

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