We love the stunning wood paneling in this European classic style library

Our favorite room in this English has to be this magnificent library. Downton Abbey, as seen on Masterpiece PBS.

Lyndhurst Castle

Full view of the gallery room at Lyndhurst Mansion complete with Christmas tree in Tarrytown NY. Taken using natural light and processed as a hdr.

The ormolu-mounted ebonized desk, 1730, in the library, came from Hubert de Givenchy's private collection ($17,000-$24,000). A Louis XV gilt-tooled leather and brass telescope sits on it ($6,700-$11,000).

Well-Lived: Susan Gutfreund's Paris Apartment

A Tour of Susan Gutfreund's Paris Apartment - The ormolu-mounted ebonized desk, in the library, came from Hubert de Givenchy’s private collection


Definitely NOT low-key: Royal Wedding guests to sample best of British food in 19 splendid rooms

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century "Louis XV" seat furniture, with integrated flowing lines, and a lacquer-veneered Parisian commode, mounted in gilt bronze, (Château de Talcy)

Oak Hall, Hanbury Manor UK

Oak Hall, a magnificent setting for afternoon tea at Hanbury Manor, just north of London, is being put to better use now after spending decades as the private office of a convent school headmistress.