YOUR PERSONAL FLEA MARKET

Our recent move uncovered a trove of collections we are happy to have find new homes!

Shipping Note: If you are purchasing several items, please contact us for a better combined rate.

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Five Amethyst Glasses

3" high, 2-1/2" across, 5 oz. size. Perfect condition, would be great for forcing bulbs!

$25 the set, $10 shipping.

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French Powder Jar

4-1/2" high, 4-1/2" long, 2-1/2" across. French, fin de siècle, very elegant. Blue salamander sprawled on lid, has lost one arm (very cleanly); for the rest, all the raised decoration is intact and very lovely.

$50, $10 shipping.

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French Oil Lamps

6-1/4" high to top of ceramic stopper, 2-1/4" base diameter.Thread a wick through the ceramic lid, fill base with oil, strike a match et voilà! here is light. Found in the Paris flea market, they are both in fine condition. The green one says "La Parisienne" in the front, and has a melon-ribbed body all around. The blue one says "Economique Sans Odeur Ni Fumee" in the front, and "P.Masy" in the back.

$45 the pair, $10 shipping.

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Salesman's Sample

Settee 8" high, 7-1/2" wide, 4-1/2" deep. Tabletop diameter 4-1/4", base 5" each side. Chairs sized proportionately. Vintage wicker from Paris, Art Nouveau style with painted leather upholstery. All four pieces in excellent condition.

$135, $30 shipping.

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American Stationery Box

Interior dimensions: a scant 12" long x 8-7/8" wide x 2" deep. Old wooden box (for cheeses, perhaps) lovingly converted for more elegant use. Hand-painted inside and out, lined with heavy-duty blotting paper. Modest edge wear adds to its mellow charm! A useful, pretty storage piece.

$85, $20 shipping.

FRENCH AND AMERICAN ALPHABETS

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 French Inkwell

2-1/2" high, 2-1/4" base diameter.
Found at a Paris brocante, no signature. Perfect condition.

$30, $10 shipping.

Collaged Gourd

6-3/4" high, 5" opening and base, swelling to 7" midriff. Created by a member of the Venice, Florida, Basketmaker's Guild, the gourd has been painstakingly covered, inside and out, with dictionary snippets, lower-case letters scattered over them. The red finishing touches are a giant A-B-C, and a necklace of beads. Handsome and purely decorative!

$50, $15 shipping.

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Marble Bookends

Each approximately 4-3/4" high, base 1-1/2" x 2-1/2". Pair of toucans, hand-chiselled in white marble. Modest wear along plinth edges.

$65 the pair, $15 shipping.

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Wooden Hen and Rooster

Rooster: 4-3/4" long, 4-3/4" to tip of tail, base 1-1/2" x 2-1/2".
Hen: 3-1/2" long, 3-3/4" high, base 1" X 2".
Each finely carved from a solid block of tropical wood to a delicate perfection.  Sorry, can't remember on which Caribbean island we found them, as they roosted happily with us for many years.

$40 the pair, $10 shipping.

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Breton Candlesticks

12" high, 4-3/8" base diameter. Rustic original paint; one has a very slight tilt.

$110 the pair, $20 shipping.

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