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Late 18th century French/English-Canadian Chest of drawers at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal - After the British Conquest of Canada in the Seven Years' War, English furniture styles began to emerge in Quebec.  However, French-Canadian craftsmen still held on to their former styles and methods even as they borrowed from the British.  Therefore, whether this piece was owned by an English-Canadian or a British-influenced French-Canadian family is hard to tell.

Late 18th century French/English-Canadian Chest of drawers at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal - After the British Conquest of Canada in the Seven Years' War, English furniture styles began to emerge in Quebec. However, French-Canadian craftsmen still held on to their former styles and methods even as they borrowed from the British. Therefore, whether this piece was owned by an English-Canadian or a British-influenced French-Canadian family is hard to tell.

1770-1800 French-Canadian Armoire at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto - Even after the British Conquest, many French-Canadian craftsmen continued to use the styles and techniques they were used to.  At first, it might have simply been done out of habit, but this retention of French-influenced furniture styles became part of the French-Canadians' stubborn hold on their own cultural identity.  So for instance, there was a preference for French armoires over British chests of drawers in…

1770-1800 French-Canadian Armoire at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto - Even after the British Conquest, many French-Canadian craftsmen continued to use the styles and techniques they were used to. At first, it might have simply been done out of habit, but this retention of French-influenced furniture styles became part of the French-Canadians' stubborn hold on their own cultural identity. So for instance, there was a preference for French armoires over British chests of drawers in…

1700-1725 French-Canadian Buffet at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal - A buffet like this would have been used for storage in the main living/dining part of the house, likely with the cupboards and drawers being used to hold cutlery, dishes and other things someone would need while eating.  Note the use of diamond-shaped panels in the decoration - a design element that lasted in Canada far longer than it did in France, which again lent French-Canadian furniture a slightly rustic…

1700-1725 French-Canadian Buffet at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal - A buffet like this would have been used for storage in the main living/dining part of the house, likely with the cupboards and drawers being used to hold cutlery, dishes and other things someone would need while eating. Note the use of diamond-shaped panels in the decoration - a design element that lasted in Canada far longer than it did in France, which again lent French-Canadian furniture a slightly rustic…

Fine Regency mahogany wine cellaret, of sarcophagus form, - Miller's Antiques & Collectables

fine Regency mahogany wine cellaret, of sarcophagus form, - Miller's Antiques & Collectables Price Guide

Résultats de recherche d'images pour « meuble quebecois année 1800 »

Résultats de recherche d'images pour « meuble quebecois année 1800 »

Armchair

Armchair

Armchair, about 1580 (made). Walnut armchair with the seat arranged as a coffer.

1650 French-Canadian Chest at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau

1650 French-Canadian Chest at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau

18th Century Setttle Bed.  A settle bed could be converted into a settee.  It was often used as a guest bed.

A settle bed could be converted into a settee. It was often used as a guest bed.

meubles peints du canada francais - Recherche Google

meubles peints du canada francais - Recherche Google

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