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.
A rare find, this nineteenth century French Louis Philippe period fireman's helmet was one of the very first models introduced in France. This black metal helmet features a bronze crest,...
French industrial console table made from an iron machine base and thick oak top. 49.5" L X 19.5" W X 36.75" H
Set of four Art Deco bentwood bistro chairs, c. 1920. Stamped by the maker Khon. 35" H X 20.5" W X 20" D 18.5" H to seat
Bronze service bell, c. 1900. Originally used to ring for service at the reception desk of a hotel lobby. 4.25" H X 3.25" Diameter
Silver plate Art Deco champagne bucket with champagne label St. Marceau and grape and grape leaf handles. 8" H X 8" Diameter
Sterling silver wine bottle holder with grapes and grapevines. Holds two bottles. 13" H X 8.5" W X 5.5" D
Antique tin, c. 1910 with Egyptian motifs inspired by the archeological expeditions in Cairo. 6" H X 10.75" L X 7.5" W
When we think of Paris today, we imagine long boulevards, five story tall buildings with iron balconies, and grand parks. But Paris was not always such. Before Napoleon III came to power in 1848, Paris was still largely the medieval city it had always been for the past few centuries. Center of Paris before 1848 It was a congested city mired in filth, and rife with disease and unrest. The center of the city was a bed rock of discontent. It had seen seven armed uprisings alone during the reign of Napoleon III’s predecessor, Louis Philippe, from 1830 to 1848. Parisian street before renovations Napoleon III was elected president of the newly formed republic in 1848, in large part due...