Pair of sterling silver teaspoons 1841

Made by George Adams in London, England, this pair of solid silver egg or tea spoons are in wonderful condition.
Elsewhere in London at this time the 29 year old Charles Dickens was examining the final proofs of his latest novel The Old Curiosity Shop which was due for publication.
$69 for two. Now sold.




Christiania Style Bicycle

A barrow bicycle inspired by similar bikes popular in Northern Europe, and named after the town Christiania in Sweden.

Quite a handy thing. A gentleman with yellow glasses kindly called by the shop yesterday to show me his version. Very stylish in red and fitted with a rechargeable motor.

Goodbye, petrol, registration and insurance. But you do have to pay for the bike I guess. In this case $1125. Now reduced, as cyclists in winter need money for extra scarves. $1025. Now sold.




Writing Bureau, made in France.

A fantastic combination of elegance and practicality.
Built in France in the mid 1900’s from a design that dates from 200 years before that.
A bookcase ( lockable) for your most treasured volumes. A desk ( that’s always clear) for your paper and pens even (gasp) your laptop or notebook. And below two drawers for your favourite garments.