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We have changed our e-mail address to theeuropeanmarketantiques@gmail.com, and you can contact us there. Everything else is the same as before.
We're bringing in lots of items from latest "hunting" trips, so watch for new listings in the coming weeks!

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All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1910 item #1315813
This handmade French baker's proofing basket were used to leave the coiled designs on breads that were so loved. They still are, however have gone the way of modernization! I've searched for these original unique baskets for years! So I was thrilled to find this rare handmade banneton of coiled sweetgrass. I think it is ryegrass. it is in wonderful condition for its age...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1252441
This precious piece has cherubs and chariots hand etched then painted on a domed stained satin wood box. Absolutely fabulous! I have just given it a light cleaning and leave the polishing to you if you prefer. The inside has a removable wooden piece for you to divide it in half if you want. It measures approx. 6 1/4" X 4 3/4" and 2 3/4" deep. In wonderful condition for it's age, with the slightest crackling across the ebonized band...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1223135 (stock #CL0057)
This incredible hand painted box, possibly from 19th c. or earlier, is hand crafted. The colors in places are vibrant and in worn areas muted, there seems to have been initials on the top which is very worn and has loss of painted design. The top is hinged with pegs, and it is joined by handmade nails, shaped like narrow triangles, you can see the tops in several photos, and in 4th photo. The crossed inserts, creating compartments are not original ,but not offensive...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1910 item #975804 (stock #C0057)
From Switzerland, this wonderful green demijohn glass bottle enclosed in basketry has the original large label of the Emil Ebneter & Co.AG,Liquer Destillerie founded 1902. Quite a collectible piece and a most desirable decorative accent! What a wonderful lamp this would make!18" high and 10" across...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #863835 (stock #W0042)
Hand painted on a very old wooden box, this would be such an attractive storage for your remote controls, or perhaps a gentleman's dressing room! 12" X 8 3/4 X 5" high on little tiny metal feet Latch British Made Patent # Joinery each corner...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1900 item #780663 (stock #CL0027)
Late 1800's, this most unusual box personalized for Mona, contains an upper tray with tiny tiles which would be used for designing a quilt pattern in the lower tray. I've never seen or heard of one AND the quilting museums were not familiar with such a unique item. Hard to believe it could be one of a kind! The 1mm. tile cubes have a raised design indicating fabric pattern...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #569790 (stock #T0011)
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SOLD, THANK YOU!
You can't help but smell the aroma of baguettes when you envision how this was used at one time! So French and authentic, however I've used mine for so many other things also…full of napkins or rolls of my favorite kitchen towel collection, even for serving on a buffet...well,the most unusual use was for my income tax folders for a short time, perfect size! The ideas are endless! Painted deep chocolate brown, in great condition, and most likely hand woven.Photo enlargements 3 and 4 are best f...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1940 item #546434 (stock #T0003)
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SOLD $125.00
This heavy European Tole Tray looks to have been hand stenciled with the addition of free hand strokes.Very colorful yellows,blues pinks and greens on the yummy orange background...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1920 item #546141 (stock #M0002)
Wonderful English antique tin with color lithographed image commemorating The Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London. The Tower Bridge was finished in 1894 and is one of the finest ,most recognized bridges in the world...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1920 item #542824 (stock #W0007)
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SOLD Thank you!
I couldn't resist this precious European "Post Box"w/brass escutcheon and slot for your name or address…And it's own little key! The wood has beautiful patina and one side has little wormwood holes(but they've left the scene long ago)and the glass window is intact.Just looking at it takes me back to a gentler time ,when we looked forward to our mail !! Just perfect for your cottage or flat! 10"hX7"wX2"d Late 1800's...