Oglethorpe Antiques & Interiors, located in the quiet and exclusive enclave of St. Simons Island and Sea Island, Georgia, is known to antique lovers as "a must see" and a "hidden treasure trove" offers 18th and 19th Century English, French, and American antiques.
We have become known for our exquisite ads in national publications, such as The Magazine Antiques and the magazine Arts and Antiques, through which we have developed an international clientele.
Oglethorpe Antiques and Interiors offers quality antique furniture and accessories. The many rare finds and selections reflect the artistry and craftsmanship of a previous era. Some are quite unique, like our Indian Elephant Saddle - an eye-catching spot for reading or enjoying a quick nap.
Many of our items are exquisite examples of the Chippendale, Sheraton, and Adam styles. As well as a fine collection of Louis XV and XVI furniture, we offer Continental and American Empire and Federal pieces.
At Oglethorpe Antiques and Interiors, interior design is a true art form. Our decorating philosophy embraces not only antiques, but a pleasing mix of custom made and other fine quality new furniture lines. With a combined 54+ years of residential and upscale commercial experience, Oglethorpe Antiques and Interiors, has created sumptuous yet comfortable interiors in Europe and throughout the United States.
John Davis Rush
John Davis Rush, originally from Atlanta, Georgia, graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BA in double majors of History and English in 1969 and a MA in History and Fine Arts in 1971. While at USC, John was an active member of the Pi Kappa Phi, Who prepare themselves diligently to shoulder their full responsibility as citizens..
From 1971 - 1973, John furthered studied at the Ecole des Beau Arts School of Fine Arts in Paris where he studied under Pierre Carron and other important instructors. While in France, John served as a docent at the Louvre Museum, was a member of the Friends of Historic Paris, and competed for the Rome Prize at the American Academy in Rome.
John has been a principal partner in the firm for 35 years. During his career, John has decorated homes in the U.S. as well as many homes abroad. John is known for his wonderful talent for mixing colors and patterns as well as periods and styles of furniture. He has a signature look of elegance without forsaking comfort. His decorating skills range from soft contemporary to absolute elegant period design.
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Byron K. Flanders
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