Lovely handcrafted Antique Moroccan Necklace with Mirror.
The mirror is mercury glass, and the leather hand crafted with metal wiring threaded along the sides. The shells at the end of the fringe were consider "money" tokens in bartering.
An unique piece.
55 Euros ($71) includes international postage and tax.
Moroccan Milk Pail
Hand painted leather, hand sewn with matching fringe.
Faded red and yellow. Tin container inside to hold milk, though now it would
be very decorative for flowers etc.
5 x 8 inches
I bought a few pieces from an antique dealer who was scaling down and moving into a small place.
35 Euros ($45) includes international postage and tax.
Angels painted on canvas. Most likely part of a larger painting. This beautiful painted fragment was repurposed into a pillow. The pale blue striped fabric and cotton backing is also old, even the ball trim...
Beautiful piece turned into a pillow long ago..
18 x 21 sham with pillow inside.
The soft worn canvas painting part could be reframed if desired.
75 Euros ($97) includes international postage and tax
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Five and a half inches
French silver lined chocolate shoe mold.
The French use this type of mold for Christmas.
Instead of stockings, candy was added to ones shoe.
The design on the shoe is to represent a wooden shoe.
Five and half of an inch.
25 Euros ($34) includes international postage and tax.
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Hand painted personage enclosed in a gold metal locket with a glass top.
One of a kind portrait, use to be given to a loved one as a memory keepsake. What makes this even more charming is often a portrait depicts a young woman or man of wealth (it was costly to have ones portrait done, let alone a miniature) Though this miniature is of a common young woman, one of no title it is assumed by her attire.
45 Euros ($55) includes international postage and tax.
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