Photos: A House on the Bayou

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.

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    Dunne with his beloved dog Chene (which means "oak" in French).

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    A nineteenth-century Acadian chair guards the entrance to a bedroom.

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    A farm sink and copper pots for cooking gumbo.

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    A formal Louis XVI canape and eighteenth-century, hand coloreed engravings by Buffon.

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    A bare brick floor keep the dining room casual.

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    Another view of the dining room.

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Tags: Creole, Design

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