Sunday, 16 January 2011

More 1930s Little Gems!

This morning I have just listed some more little 1930s treasures from what I have now nicknamed "The Builders Collection"!
If you read the last blog posting, you will see that a box of dolls house treasures was destined for a builders skip but the chap in question luckily rang me, just on the off chance before the deed was done, to ask if it was just a pile of junk he had there or maybe worth something!!!!!!!!!!!

First off, now for sale on the Antique 1/12th Living Room Page is an unusual '30s wooden wireless with an attractive marbled paint finish and a useful wooden bookshelf with 13 books no less. The books all have paper pages but alas no text or pictures....but even so.....lovely!!!

For sale on the Antique 1/12th General Page and is one of my favourite pieces from the entire collection.....a rare and truly exquisite glass lampshade with metal hanging fitment.  It is a sealed unit so cannot be electrified but would certainly look charming in any vintage dolls house!

Various kitchenware items can be found on the Antique 1/12th Kitchen Page all originating from the 1930s! A bottle of Scotch (sorry- is just solid glass and no actual liquid content), a weeny plaster jar of plum jam, a set of glassware including a wonderul bottle, a German metal tray with assorted cutlery and a tin pan set.

The cutlery is assorted and obviously made up from various sets because the design on the handles are different but as this is over 70 years old, is amazing how the tiny cutlery is still in existance at all.

I have more to load up from this "Builders Collection" over the next few days including some lead gnomes. My research on these  gnomes is proving fruitful and hope to introduce you to them on this blog shortly!


Robin said...

Gosh what a treasure trove. I love the lampshade! Gnomes...sounds fascinating!

KT Miniatures said...

Well I have discovered the make and date of the little gnomes. 'Tis fascinating...all shall be revealed shortly! Celia