When it comes to bedroom antiques at Country Homes Antiques we specialise in quality products. Items from the 18th,19th and 20th century. All of our products are of the highest standard and we aim to make sure our customers receive only the best bedroom furniture.
Our Antique Bedroom Furnitiure selection includes pieces from the Georgian, Victorian periods through to Art Deco.
Art Deco established in France just before World War 1. It became renowned throughout the 1920s and 1930s and was heavily influenced by the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris. The look combines modernist styles with fine craftmanship and rich materials. It was one of the first international styles but declined in popularity at the beginning of World War 2.
The Georgian period ran from 1714 to 1811 the early furniture styles were influenced from the Queen Anne period. The early18th cent furniture, the best of which was made of walnut. Mahogany first came to the UK around 1745 and became very popular material used in making the furniture for the weathy due to the high taxes on imports in the mid-18th century.
Alas the arrival of fine mahogany in this country furnished the start of a brilliant British furniture revolution never to have been surpassed. One of the fore- most designers quick to realise the potencial for this fine mahogany,” Chippendale” These timbers where bought back from Sandomingo, Hondurus, and eventually South America. Now as we all know, near all gone.! Furniture made from these fine timbers was made to last the mallenium. We have now raped the forests but we at least still benifit from the products made from the crafts people who where blest with these fine crafting timbers of the18th century.
Now this furniture after centuries of use carry a patina, charictor and warm apeal that nothing made today can match or is made to last as long. All antiques used today are free of a carbon footprint. Very poinient in todays World of Ikea, furniture made to last 10 minutes before binning, or worse still, paying to have dumpt.
Furniture from the Victorian period is often referred to as the style of decorative arts. During the Victorian era and it was extensively known as being very ornamental. It was influenced through interpretation and eclectic historic styles with middle east and Asian effects.
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20th Century Miscellaneous furnishings. After 1920s