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Moonee Ponds Antiques Showroom Walkthrough

5th Jul 2019

Moonee Ponds Antiques Showroom Walkthrough
A quick tour of our showroom at 49 Hawker street! We aren’t just about large French Antiques. We also have a range of small items from collectibles to jewellery.

French Antique Semainier Overview

5th Jul 2019

French Antique Semainier Overview
In this video Michael introduces us to the wonderful French antique Semainier; A beautiful piece of French furniture that has practical application today.The French Antique Semainier"What we have here is an antique, a very antique, chest of seven drawers. Now the French often call this a semainier, which is basically a chest with seven drawers in it, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - 7. The o …

French Antique Oak Extension Table

5th Jul 2019

French Antique Oak Extension Table
In this video Michael talks us through this beautiful French Antique Oak Extension Table.French Antique Oak Extension TableTranscript: Okay, so are we ready? Here we have a very useful and desirable French extension oak table, made around circa 1900. Now these tables are made in the Spanish style and where that comes through is particularly in the wrought iron framework under …

Moonee Ponds Antiques Showroom Walkthrough

5th Jul 2019

Moonee Ponds Antiques Showroom Walkthrough
A quick tour of our showroom at 49 Hawker street! We aren’t just about large French Antiques. We also have a range of small items from collectibles to jewellery.

Dating Furniture Using Dovetail Joints

5th Jul 2019

Dating Furniture Using Dovetail Joints
Customers often ask us questions about dating furniture. One way to do this is from the dovetail joints used in its construction. More often than not the dovetails are age appropriate, and this article will explain what a dovetail is, and what to look for in a period piece to correctly date it.What is a dovetail joint?A dovetail is a common type of joint used to connect pieces …
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