18TH AND 19TH CENTURY EUROPEAN DESIGN TAKE THE MODERN STAGE, IN ELABORATE DETAILS AND ARCHITECTURAL STRUCTURE
BY CALEIGH OSTROM
Old Hickory Tannery Devine Leather Balloon Chair
Covered in gorgeous gold and beige and with its painted leather upholstery, this balloon chair is a statement piece in any living space.
An antique finish adds depth to this intricately detailed piece, made from Peruvian oak and Chilean pine. $3,359 neimanmarcus.com
Handcrafted from mahogany, this chest features carvings of foliates, rosettes, and scrolling volutes. A green-gray stain provides a distressed look, while accents of gold leaves add contrast. $1,199 horchow.com
John-Richard Collection Chateau Mirror
Here, a hand-painted and hand-carved wood frame includes vine, acanthus, and column-detailing—inspired by the maker’s worldly travels.
John-Richard Collection Lela Eglomise Side Chair
A gilded pewter finish on acacia wood gives this piece an Old World feel. With an eglomise mirrored back.
Massoud Oasis Sofa
A mortise-and-tenon hardwood frame holds the velvet, tufted upholstery on this neutral couch. Accent pillows add detail and texture.