M. Markley Antiques

Gothic & Renaissance Styles

Antique Furniture from France

 

M. Markley Coat of Arms - Armadillos Rampant

To visit the collection, click on a photo.

antique cabinets

CABINETS

antique chairs

CHAIRS, BENCHES, THRONES and BEDS

 

 

antique tables

TABLES and DESKS

 

 

antique chests

CHESTS, TRUNKS, HUMIDORS

 

 

antique mirrors

MIRRORS

 

 

antique armoires

ARMOIRES

 

 

gothic fireplace

FIREPLACES

 

 

antique decor

CLOCKS, RUGS, and DECOR

 

 

gien blois faience

CERAMICS (BLOIS AND GIEN)

 

 

gothic chairs

GOTHIC ITEMS ON ONE PAGE

 
 
 

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Contact Us
   281.748.2266  

We ship to destinations all over the U.S. and use  Plycon Transportation Group exclusively.

These pros blanket-wrap and seal everything at our warehouse, bring it to your location, and place it just where you want it.

 

This week's featured item...

french antique armoire for wine cellar

Click on photo to learn more

 

Item 5206 - Armoire from Lorraine with Wine Theme (France, Circa 1890 - $4,295)

 

Antiques in need of repair or restoration?  

.George Greider of Woodwork by George

We rely on Woodwork by George

 

 

the-art-of-business-luncheon-series

Join us each quarter for this luncheon series at the crossroads of culture and commerce in Houston

The most recent luncheon was on February 15, 2018.  Our speaker was Rebecca Rabinow, Director of the Menil Collection.  Lunch was at Restaurant Cinq at La Colombe D'Or on Montrose Blvd.

The second quarter luncheon will be in May, featuring violinist Sergei Galperin of the Houston Sympony.

 
 

Although most furniture is sold to individuals, some of our pieces have had starring roles in the following:

Reign - The CW Series about Mary Queen of Scots

Reign, the TV Series about Mary, Queen of Scots

 

Red Riding Hood Movie

Red Riding Hood, the movie starring Amanda Seyfried

 

Swan Lake Boston Ballet

Boston Ballet's Production of Swan Lake

 

 

Rusalka - Chicago Lyric Opera

Chicago Lyric Opera's Production of Rusalka

 

Other items of interest:  

Meril & Michael Markley

Owners of M. Markley Antiques

 

Meril Markley's articles on European travel in the Newsletters of the Wine Society of Texas (Greater Houston Chapter) have their own page where you can download excerpts or the complete set.

 

While researching French antique furniture we happened upon the story of the first modern corporations dating back to the 14th century in France.  To learn more about these commercial pioneers and the corporate governance system that ensured the company's survival for 600 years, click here.

 

 

To visit our online tribute to Margaret Benjamin (Meril 's Mom), click on the photo.

 

 

To visit our online tribute to one of the great voices of the 20th century, Hilde Rössel-Majdan, click on the photo.

 hilde-rossel-majdan

 

Vassar College Celebrates its First 150 Years

Click on the photo for more about how Vassar inspired M. Markley Antiques

 

To visit our online tribute to Eugene A. Carroll, Professor Emeritus of Art History at Vassar College,  click on the photo.

eugene-carroll

 

 

Like the Paris antique dealers whose dogs are central to their business, M. Markley Antiques has Mischa and Margaux.  Click the photos to learn more.

Mischa Markley         

 

M. Markley Antiques in The Woodlands, Texas

Email mmarkley@mmarkley.com

Telephone 281.748.2266