So how the hell do you work with a Belle Époque, over-the-top, over-gilded house full of French porcelain and furniture?
One mother of two, a woman named Kathy Proctor, had worked in the furniture industry since she was 18 years old.
Then the tax men raided his house, grabbed his cash, sold his cars, his furniture, his televisions.
“I am impressed not only by the simplicity of the furniture, but also by the objects in the room,” Spadaro writes.
The carpeting is worn, the furniture is falling apart, and the electricity is out for most of the day.
It was too small; it was full of furniture which got in her way.
I had intended to see about selling the furniture then, but I'll wait till the next day.
And you tell me that these things are actually as real as the furniture in Guir House?
If I hadn't knocked that door in, the furniture might still have been lying there in the dust.
I saw nothing, not a thing, boys, save two picters and a few old sticks of furniture.
1520s, "act of furnishing," from Middle French fourniture, from fournir "furnish" (see furnish). Sense of "chairs, tables, etc.; household stuff" (1570s) is unique to English; most other European languages derive their words for this from Latin mobile "movable."