Ever wonder whether it's a Rococo or Régence? Louis XV or Louis Philippe? A Bergère or Fauteuil? Each week, we will highlight a word, term, or phrase to help identify antique furniture, periods, and styles.
char·cu·te·rie [shahr-koo-tuh-ree, shahr-koo-tuh-ree; French shar-kytuh-ree]
noun, plural char·cu·te·ries [shahr-koo-tuh-reez, shahr-koo-tuh-reez; French shar-kytuh-ree]
1. cooked, processed, or cured cold meats and meat products, originally and typically pork products, as sausages, pâtés, hams, etc.
2. a store where these products are sold.
Origin: 1855–60; <French; Middle French chaircuterie, equivalent to chaircut(ier) charcutier + -erie-ery
Father’s Day 2020 is just around the corner. Only a few days left to find the perfect gifts for dear old dad, grandad, or any other special father figure in your life. Whether he's a genuine classic that can cook and bake or a man that’s game for anything, Lolo French Antiques 2020 Father’s Day Gift Guide has something that’s perfect for every type of dad.
1. Antique Wooden French Hat Molds or Blocks, Set of 3 2. 19th Century French Empire Period Walnut Bibliotheque or Bookcase 3. 19th Century French Cast Iron Clockwork Rotisserie Spit Jack 4. Large Open-Sided French Standing Willow Baguette Basket from Boulangerie 5. Antique French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bouillotte Side Table 6. 19th Century Country French Louis XIV Style Hall or Window Bench with Storage 7. 19th Century Custom Made Solid Wood French Drafting Table or Architect's Desk 8. Vintage 1970s Italian Leather Club Chair 9. 19th Century French Louis XVI Style Walnut and Cane Porte-parapluie or Umbrella Stand 10. Set of 6 Leather Swivel Bar Stools 11. 19th Century French Tapestries Depicting Life of French Nobility, Set of 4 12. Fine Wax Bust of Franz Liszt by French Sculptor Paul Gaston Deprez, Signed 13. 19th Century Primitive French Walnut Balance Scales 14. French Jacquard Poissons or Fish Tea Towel by Coucke; French Jacquard Le Homard or Lobster Tea Towel by Coucke 15. 19th Century French Louis XVI Style Walnut Bureau Plat or Desk with Leather Top
When this self-described Francophile is not reading or writing about all things French, she's dreaming up charming new ways to showcase Lolo French Antiques et More or traveling to France with Lolo to buy delightful treasures for their store. Mimi, Lolo, and their new French Bulldog, Duke, live in Birmingham, AL.
4300 1st Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35222
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Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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