Southern antiques dealer Patrick Dunne revives a two-hundred-year-old Creole manor
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Patrick Dunne's country house, Serenity, on Bayou Carron in Washington, Louisiana.
Dunne with his beloved dog Chene (which means "oak" in French).
A nineteenth-century Acadian chair guards the entrance to a bedroom.
A farm sink and copper pots for cooking gumbo.
A formal Louis XVI canape and eighteenth-century, hand coloreed engravings by Buffon.
A bare brick floor keep the dining room casual.
Another view of the dining room.
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