Archive for the ‘Antiques’ Category


Quite a stunning collection of snuff bottles.

Via you have been here sometime.


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Budapest Abacus

An abacus from a market in Budapest… Wait, are those bottles and barrels of wine?  What kind of maths is this?!

Via The Other Side of the Shelf.

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Joshua Lowenfels

Needs some folk art oddities?  Maybe an elephant planter?  How about a collection of wooden ray gun prototypes as imagined by a child?  Joshua Lowenfels is your man.  His collection is full of some truly remarkable stuff.

Man, I really love those ray guns.  They’ve even got names scrawled on them in pencil like ‘De-Materializer‘ and ‘Ice Ray‘!

Available at 1stdibs (for no small fee).

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This unique 1890’s ‘Souvenir’ locket and chain is available from Erie Basin.

I almost wrote ‘1980’s’ by mistake.  That would really change things.

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1930’s German Ship Model

Why are ships so satisfying to look at?  It’s helps when they’re 1930’s German ones.

Basically an expensive toy for adults.

Available at Factory 20.

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Scorched Glass

1.  Buy vintage glass bottles

2.  Set house on fire

Via Modern 50.

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London antique dealer and decorator Robert Kime now has a good deal of content online – proof a visit to his shop should be a priority.

I’m particularly fond of these upholstered items…  Not all in one room though – that would be madness.

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