Contemporary Living with Antiques (Hardback)Wim Pauwels
Hardback Published: 30/05/2010
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For visionary antiquarians today, it is not only the historic value of their major pieces, but also their 'decorative' significance, which is of prime importance. Like works of art, valuable antique objects can give extra value to a classical or ultra modern interior: not because of their merits as museum pieces, but from their aura, their unique patina, their testimony to a glorious past or a distant cultural origin.