HEADLINE NEWS FROM JOHN STEPHENS

Sweden, England, Brittany, Normandy & Paris...

We have containers arriving from all over Europe. The first is from Sweden - we have never shipped a full container out of Sweden, but this first container is full of wonderful Gustavian pieces: half round tables, stunning pairs of commodes and Louis XV and XVI style Swedish couches and day beds. Sweden is expensive but the style and colours are unmatched and complement our less formal lifestyle. It all started with the return of King Gustav lV from the French Court. Gustav was very taken with the Louis XV and XVI style furniture he saw in Paris, but he pared back the ornateness of French furniture and developed the unmistakable style of Swedish furniture.

I was fortunate to travel with my English agent Greenie. He has a wonderful and unerring eye for the right pieces. To keep an eye on this shipment’s contents use the Gustavian button on the website.

The next shipment is out of England but is mostly full of.....

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2017 Is very busy -Again

2017 - Busy Again!

I thought 2017 might see things slowing up a bit - wrong again.

Five containers/part shipments arrived over the summer break. Two containers were out of France. A third was full of Faux books from England. The fourth was full of contemporary French furniture. We have a lot of lovely furniture!! The fifth shipment was Kat's bleached rugs, which are pretty cool. We need a 'Rugs' button on the website.

We are working on our new classical lighting collection. The first of our globe lights is in the shop. We are refining the lights' finishes - they will be uploaded to the website under 'Lighting', for your viewing pleasure.

The Weatherby George bookcase and library department has worked through the holidays to catch up with orders. Doug is busy drawing plans for customers' new orders.

There are a lot of wonderful upholstered pieces coming through - frame restoration, upholstery and fabric. We do a great job of ensuring the integrity of the pieces, before Kat chooses some stylish and transformative 'wow factor' fabric. Keep an eye on the website.

Due to very high demand, our wonderful European supplier has managed to source three fantastic and iconic 1950's drinks trolleys. See #101-19, the

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