Furniture

Antique furniture covers a wide range of types, designs, historical periods and styles–American, English, Continental (German and French) and Oriental. All have their following, and within each of these classifications are sub-classifications indicating both style and historical period. Practically, antique furniture can be considered as English, European, American and Chinese.Begin by purchasing pieces that you can use in your home gradually buying pieces that are purely decorative. Early pieces from the 1830’s pieces should have their original patina, however , Victorian and later pieces are often preserved by good restoration. In South Africa early Cape Furniture is highly desirable with a recent trend to buy more affordable pieces from the early 1900’s that have a strong Cape influence.

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