Bonjour! Welcome to French Metro Antiques, direct importers of fine French antique furniture and accessories. We invite you to share our passion for aesthetics, language, history and the French culture.
Located on Dickson Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas, French Metro Antiques is a mecca for those who have an appreciation for beauty, quality, and authenticity. We travel to France two times a year to personally select each accessory and piece of furniture that arrives at our door.
Hand forged iron demi-lune arches. Originally above a doorway in France. Two available. Sold separately. 28" H W 48" W
Eighteenth century painted, silver, and gilt wood Regency mirror, c. 1780. Was originally hung above a mantel in France. 60" H X 38.5" W X 6" D
Set of six walnut Directoire style dining chairs with upholstered seats, c. 1940. 35" H X 19" W X 17" D 18.5" H to seat
Large eighteenth century iron fireplace back, Molded using the sand method of the period. Motifs include greyhounds supporting cornucopias representing prosperity and a Greek god of wind. The coat of...
When it comes to fine “meubles de luxe” or luxury furniture, there are few cabinet makers that truly stand out. However, a number of exceptional “Ebenistes” in the nineteenth century stand above the rest for their remarkable skill and versatility in styles, none more than Paul Sormani! Born in Venice in 1817, Sormani would eventually move to Paris in 1847 and become the preeminent Napoleon III period cabinet maker. He was noted for his specialized furniture reproductions in the styles of the Louis XIV, Louis the XV, and Louis XVI eras of the previous centuries, appealing to eighteenth century nostalgics. Detail on a Paul Sormani Vitrine Sormani won numerous medals and exhibited in Paris six times and once in London....