1960’s drop sided table Regency Reproduction table. The top has been repainted a fairly rough white. Strip this off or retain it, either way you have a dining table for between two and six people that only measures 110 x 78 cms across the top when folded. $285.Now sold
One can’t fail to be impressed by this leafy haven. In the grounds of the Ministry of Housing high rise tower at 332 Park Street South Melbourne, this amazing tranquil garden has been created by the tenants.
We are certain that less than three years ago this place was merely parched grass. Now this. When one considers tranquil environment also provides fruit and vegetables for the table it is hard not to be inspired. </p>
Due in next Wednesday ( July 3rd ), a large collection of Ivorine. This is a resin product from the first part of the 20th century. The cream colour is accentuated by the grain or striations found in genuine ivory. This group of objects has been acquired by a local artist over the last 30 years. Prices range from $5 to $50.
Particularly tall 19th century chest in the French style and featuring walnut veneer drawer fronts and top. The seven drawers (apparently, according to tradition) allow one to set out a whole weeks clothes day by day in individual drawers. Now while we can’t answer as to why Monday;s drawer is so much smaller than the others, we can state confidently that this system would allow an impressive state of sartorial organisation. $1320..
At about 3 metres by 0.7 metres this Tasmanian oak table will seat ten people comfortably $1100. We also have a selection of enamel buckets and pitchers $7 to $15.
The table is now sold. Lots of cookery books, and a small quantity of the enamelware, still available as of 28th June.
Attractive antique cabinet in Baltic pine probably from the late 1800’s and fitted with later shelves on the right and a combination of shelves and hanging space on the left. $690. Now sold. In front a soft woollen Persian rug about 1 and a half metres by 3 and a half metres $990.
Over one hundred cookery books on all areas of cooking, from the 1950’s to the present day. $3 to $25.
Very long antique wooden form or bench. Interesting carving on the legs and in very good condition with mellow honey colour and interesting grain. In good solid order.
Antique chest from the first decade of the 1900’s. In very good, solid order $495.
I have invited three friends around, lovely types, they find my stories rivetting, don’t eat much. And drink even less.
On the left a Singer adjustable, made in England and a mere snip at $148. On the right a more industrial (industrious) version with a wooden collar and tubular steel legs.$440. In the centre, the tallest and definitely from a fine finishing school, with wooden collar, and legs! $585