The very collectable Vintage French Zinc Fragments. Fragments from long pieces of ornaments used to decorate mason during the first part of the last century. Please see the last photo for example. Today, we use them as stand alone decorative pieces by mounting them on a stand or block. Lovely patina.
More of the vintage zinc house ornaments fro France. A collection of 4 fragments each standing approximately 6 1/2" tall. The longest is 12 1/2" across while the others are about 6 1/2" wide. Mount them on stands or blocks of wood or acrylic. Great patina !
More Fragments of vintage French galleries from old houses in Europe. ( see additional photos). This selection features 3 pieces. the first is 5 1/2" wide, the second is 12 1/8" wide, while the third is 6 1/4"" wide...they all are just over 3 1/2" tall.
Long ago these vintage zinc pieces were hammered out in long lengths to decorate houses in Europe. (see additional photos) After reconstruction, many of these decorations were destroyed. But I found a whole box full of them and am offering them to you! They can be mounted as decoration, or worked into a sconce shade. Use your imagination! Each piece seen here is approximately 5 1/2" wide x 6 1/2" tall.
These two Pommery Champagne Buckets are actually "split" size, for the small bottles of the bubbly! Perfect for a gift or when its just a celebration au deux! Hardly used, measuring 6 1/4" tall x 6 3/8" across top. There is a little bump in the bottom to prevent the bottle from tipping over. Cheers!
This fabulous Mouton Cadet Champagne Bucket is just the perfect gift to give or keep yourself. It shows a bit of wear as it has been used in a bistro in France, but it has a long charming life ahead of it! This one measures:8 1/2" tall x 8 3/4" across the top.
This fabulous Moet Champagne Bucket has graced many tables in bistros in France...now its your turn. It shows its vintage wear, and has a charming patina. Great for birthdays, weddings, graduations, and don't forget Valentines gifts! Or keep it for your own bar! I also use mine for flowers. This bucket stands 8 1/4" tall and is 8 1/8" across the top.
I found these Horse Medallions in a market in Belgium. These were actually awards given during a state fair of animals. The designers have been buying them up to use as pendants for necklaces! Some of these have their original ribbon. They measure 1 7/8" across and are bronze. The bottom right one shows the reverse of all. Sold individually.
A delightful collection of old crowns that I found in various markets. We all deserve a crown don't we? Sizes vary from 1 3/4" to 2" across. Pick one for yourself or several for friends! Sold individually.
Large Vintage French Brass Door Plates. Two of each design, but coordinating. Perfect for dressing up your doors. And because they are brass, they can be used indoors or out. They are in excellent condition with a lovely patina.
The measure 8 1/2" tall x 2 1/4" wide. NOTE: I recently saw these in a department store in Paris brand new for 47 euros each! ($63 each)
So dramatic and hard to find! This pair of Italian Black Intaglios. Purchased from a dealer in California, then mounted on antique paper from a French Musical Score intro. Then handsomely framed.
Measures framed..8 3/4" x 6 7/8". Each intaglio is 2" x 2 1/2".
I found an artist studio several years ago in Italy who made these wonderful Papier Mache Intaglios using Antique Molds. The result, I think you will agree is impressive.
These intaglios have now been framed into new gold tone framed and mounted on dark red antique marbleized paper. ( see the other pair listed).
The framed size is 9" x 9" Sold as a pair, or with the coordinating other pair. A handsome addition to a wall collection!
Perfect for your Jardin! This Watering bucket from Sweden was hand painted, worn quite a bit with exposure, but it's still useful (no rust) and quite charming. It stands 16 1/2" tall.
A Handsome Carved Wood Panel taken from a wall or cabinet. Looks magnificent with a painting grouping. From the late 1800's, France. Measures 9 1/4" x 7 1/2".
So sweet with it's little delicate flowers! Pink and Gold banding. Hand painted. Circa early 1900's. Purchased in England. It stands 4" tall and is in superior condition. Use it and enjoy it!
A pair of French Military Badges from the Republique Francaise, handsomely framed in a gilt wood frame. These would be perfect for a den or office!
The top single Badge is sold, sorry!
The larger one features two metal badges also mounted on old velvet. Rusty from weather and use. Measures 9 3/8" x 7 1/2". $125.
Please see close-ups!
Just arrived! These delightful little Heart Sachets! Hand made in England, yes I know the artist, using vintage and antique fabrics from both France and England. Then stuffed with English Lavender. So sweet as a token gift, or stocking stuffer. Use them in a chest of drawers, closet, or put them out for everyone to enjoy, they are just too pretty to hide!
Measuring just over 2 1/2" tall. No two are exactly alike!
A splendid hand painted Vintage German Metal Container Tub with matching Lid!
Estimated circa mid 40's to 50's, these delightful Heavy metal containers originally came from Germany. Hand painted in the US, they still retain their vintage look while having a freshness in their painted design.
Water tight, they are perfect to hold several bottles of your favorite wine, beer or soda in ice...