SPRING HOUSECLEANING SALE

All kinds of unexpected treasures at give-away prices!

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Wire-and-Metal Bird Sculpture

13" high, 11 1/2"across. Only the missing beak tip of upper bird puts this charming piece on sale! Scarcely noticeable, nevertheless, it is no longer perfect. So we have now marked it:

$75, plus shipping.

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Restaurant Memorabilia

Menus from the Cafe Martin, New York, 1902-1908. Two have French country scenes on the covers; all make delectable reading. Edges are worn, but all could be effectively framed - fun decoration for kitchen or dining area. Largest pair are 6" x 9-5/8", the others slightly smaller.

$35 the group, plus shipping.

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Malicorne Plate

9-1/2" diameter, ca. 1900. Rare family scene: two little ones play with their dog while Mère smokes her pipe. Perfect condition, a little gem of that period.

$65, plus shipping.

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Five Lambig Cups

1-3/8" high (shot glass size), by Laget, 1920s. All are perfect.

$65 the five, plus shipping.

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Painted Wicker Basket

7" diameter, 3-1/4" high. Tightly woven, nicely painted, a pretty accessory for your sewing odds and ends.

$25, plus shipping.

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Nuancier...a Color Trial

Plate 9-1/2" diameter. HB Henriot, contemporary creation. Perfect condition.

$50, plus shipping.

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French Liqueur Bottle

13-3/4" high, 4-1/2" base diameter.  Rare Art Deco decanter (see Pierre Deux's book, "Brittany", pp.174-175, for a collection of this genre); the paint is flaking away, but the glass itself is solid and perfect throughout. The collection referred to has all been washed clear, and the effect is striking.

$125, plus shipping.

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A Yellow Twosome

Butter pat: 3-1/8" diameter. HB Quimper, ca. 1920. Perfect condition.
Liqueur cup: 1-1/2" high. HB hashmark, ca. 1920. Perfect condition.

$25 the pair, plus shipping.

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Three Butter Pats

Two yellow-striped border: 3-1/4" diameter. Perfect condition, ca. 1950.
Cross of Lorraine pattern: 2-7/8" diameter. Tiny glaze fleck on rim, ca. 1930.

$25 the three, plus shipping.

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Early Quimper Mug

3-3/4" high, 2-7/8" diameter. The essence of the traditional Quimper look, ca. 1890, with minor conservation as indicated by our restorer's three red dots. Shows perfectly, holds water, charming for small flowers.

$35, plus shipping.

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Yellow Quimper Quintal

4-1/4" high, 3" diameter at broadest point. One "finger" was tightly glued on many years ago; it holds water, so we chose to let it be. Ca. 1925, great for small floral arrangements.

$25, plus shipping.

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Red-and-White Table Linens

Vintage linen damask, superbly laundered!
Cloth, 60" x 80", magnificent when opened out. In perfect condition.
6 napkins, 13" square. 3 show minor problems: looks like a marking pen got out of hand (so to speak); just fold discreetly, and use the hostess's mantra: never complain, never explain.

$75 the set, plus shipping.

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Colorful Linen Lot

RED TRIO
12" square, ragged along the edges, too pretty to throw out; save to line cookie baskets at Christmas.
GREEN-and-WHITE QUARTET
17" square, cross-woven cotton damask. In perfect condition.
CROSS-STITCH TABLE MAT
13" x 17-1/2". A lively design, carefully executed. One corner shows a smoker's carelessness; fortunately, it would be a very simple repair.

$15 this group, plus shipping.

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