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Glass Eyed Animals. Vintage Salesman Buttons. Melbourne 1917.

 

A few new vintage finds…

 

This is a cute little Japanese lacquer box with lid. It has black shiny lacquer with deep gold image of a dragon boat with flowers on the lid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A gorgeous 1950s Blue Swallow Mantle Clock.
Signed Gemma Holland, 409, stamped Holland.
The clock isn’t working but, I’m sure it wouldn’t be hard to, replace or fix.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Mantle Clock. Romantic French Style.
Beautiful floral porcelain mantel clock with red and pink roses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An original vintage colored etching/ engraving of St. Martin Cathedral.
Signed by artist hand, on front. I think it says Kisnij .No. 506 print

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Exquisite silk cameo oval of vintage pink roses hanging with brass chain. Images are hand painted onto silk surrounded by ornate antique metal brass frames.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 vintage perfume bottles from 1960s. Cute duo of dog and cat perfume bottles.

 

 

This is a large Salesman’s button sample card or display for showing shops the variety of buttons.

 

 

Little vintage brass slipper. Heaps of patina, intricate engraved design.

 

 

5 mini animal ornaments Spanish looking ceramic bull, little Japanese ceramic cat, 2 plastic plush cuties, puppy and kitty and a Wally wombat covered in brown plushy fabric.

 

 

Collectable ruby glass and crystal cup/mug. Beautifully etched with Melbourne 1917.
A glass mug with a highly decorative clear crystal bottom and handle.

 

 

All items are available from my Ateliernostalgi  Etsy shop, unless sold.

 

Just listed in my Shop

Late 1950’s Majestic Donut and Pancake Maker. Add that retro/vintage feel to your kitchen with this vintage Can be used with any home – made batter or pancake ready mix. Original box is a bit battered, but still gorgeous. I remember mum making us donuts and pancakes with one of these in the 60’s.

 

 

SOLD. Retro Flower Power metal tray. 1960s. Great colours , Vintage condition some scratches. pair

 

 

SOLD – A pair super cute vintage/retro Japanese kitty cat ornaments carrying a flower for you. Each ornament is white ceramic covered in gold and red spots. One cat has a broken ear.

 

 

SOLD. Japanese Tea set.
Beautiful Vintage Japanese, lustre ware tea set. A porcelain tea cup, saucer and cake plate. The image on the tea set is of a French Victorian couple being a reproduction image by the French artist Fragonard from the 1700’s.

 

 

SOLD – This sweet piece features a “Chicken with a Wishbone”
1800s, Ornate scroll-edged napkin ring engraved with the words
“Best Wishes” The design is fairly intricate, both embossed & etched.

 

 

SOLD. Nice Collectable! Vintage Wedgwood butter dish, lid and plate. Advertising Wiggens Teape Group papermakers 1761-1961. Commemorative piece!

 

Decorative Silver Napkin Holder. It sits on little legs and is engraved – Silver plated on metal. Hong Kong. Looks like a ” w” or a “m” as maker. It doesn’t appear to have been used much.

 

 

SOLD. Very cute Royal Crown Derby, decorative pin dish with delicate, transfer printed English hunting scene, with horse rider and dogs. Wavy edging with gold gilding glace. Dish is stamped on bottom with crown. Reads: (Royal Crown Derby. Made In England) Bone china. It bears the brick red Royal Crown Derby backstamp used between 1921 and 1964.

 

A very cute vintage pink jug and dish set , I found them at the Asneires market in France, recently. The jug has etched flowers and leaves design across the front. The dish has is fluted edging. High gloss glaze.

 

 

 

French Boudoir. Art Nouveau. Antique. Upcycled. Vintage Shop.

French Boudoir. Art Nouveau. Antique. Upcycled. Vintage Shop.

Old Pram Wheel (Up-cycled)
Vintage Industrial home décor. Photo drawing holder when clips added. Found object wall piece. Industrial, shabby, stylish and textured in white –distressed- rubber tyre – spoke wheel – wire-garden décor – home décor – sculpture-found object art-Duchamp

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French Boudoir Pillow
Beautiful handmade, French Boudoir pillow. Made in France, 1920s.
Art Deco peachy, pink, soft satin pillow with layers of soft French lace. It has been stitched closed at back with lace so, I do not know what it’s stuffed with. A lovely piece for the boudoir or bedroom, vanity table, dresser, dressing room, chair or as a display prop.

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Antique Suspender Buckles
Metal Detector Finds: Various buckles. Found in the gold fields in Victoria Australia. Most are suspender buckles and in general they are complete. These are all basically brass or copper. There are 10 – 1800s, Brass Copper Suspenders, Belts. One has 1865 engraved on it and most have the word Paris. I cant work out what the others say.

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Antique French Eggcups
Antique French Victorian/ Art Nouveau Silver Egg Cups. A lovely pair of antique handmade epsn silver egg cups. Decorative and Engraved. Beautiful silver patina with hand engraved scrolling and flowers surround an area for initials to be engraved.

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SOLD

Vintage Bronze Forks
Set of 6, Vintage 1970s, handmade, Fish/ Cocktail / Pickle forks from Thailand.
Made from nickle bronze engraved with a god/goddess figure on an elephant The handles are handmade from wood. Each one hallmarked Nickle Bronze – Thailand.

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Tribal Necklace
An original handmade tribal necklace/choker made from heavy brass beads, with beautiful patina’s, solid leather skin strapping, wire coils and a handmade wire loop/clasp, to close. I have not cleaned the piece!

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Two Wooden Bangles
Two very interesting vintage wooden bangles from the 1970s.The round bangle has a stunning shape and beautifully formed from a deep brown wood. The c shaped bangle has an amazing unique shape. Both bagles are super smooth to touch

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SOLD

Vintage Black Dotty Trim
Vintage trim 1950s. Stunning, delicate and ever so soft vintage nylon dotted trim.
This listing is for, 10 Yards – 9 Meters of white trim with black dots on white background.

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Collage 16. Recipes Illustrated. Your Sundae Best.

“Your Sunday Best”

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A little collage created from a vintage Australian recipe books and pieces of hand painted papers, wooden ice cream stick painted and washi tape.

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As a child I can remember going on long trips to Melbourne by train . For lunch we would go to Coles cafeteria for a delicious ice cream sundae with fruit, jelly and lashings of chocolate or strawberry syrup.  Topped off with nuts, cream and fruit.

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30 Days of collage Stephanie Levy

 

Collage 15. Cut- up Poems. Whats under your Bonnet?

Whats under your Bonnet?

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This was a fun project…I used a vintage 1960’s New idea magazine to cut out found words, phrases and images. Looking at my finished piece now, I can see the composition is all over the place with no central focal point and may change it in the future

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I found the articles really funny and sometimes quite pathetic, on how women were seen and treated 50 years ago

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Being a baby boomer myself, I remember going to rallies and protests for women’s rights in the 60s-70s

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It makes you realize how far women have come since…

30 Days of Collage Stephanie Levy