Ardingly Antique Fair

Despite being the coldest day ever, I had a great time today at the Ardingly Antique Fair

I went with a chartered bus put together by the Kensington and Chelsea Womens Club, which took about an hour and a half from Kensington.  The beauty is that all purchases could be put in the luggage storage area under the bus.

I bought a small English table with a marble top and it was heavy!  I made the man I bought it from carry it to the bus 🙂 and then took a cab from the drop off point to home.

Is it a Table? or a Bench?

Sides are carved!

Other finds include this very small sterling silver perfume funnel that I plan to put on a chain (on the left), and (on the right) a silver mesh coin purse that is so tiny, that I think I will put it on a chain too.

This is about 2.5 inches high..

Kathy has a better version of this coin purse that I have always liked, so I was amazed to find this one.  And the perfume funnel?  just liked it and it was not expensive at all.  I look for weird stuff (that no one else necessarily appreciates), so I have to do my antiquing alone, and at my own pace.  I was just leaving the first big indoor building when others from the group were done for the day and heading back to the bus!

I got a few salt cellars to replace the ones lost in the move from Paris to CT, too.

Overall, a good day if I don’t end up losing my toes to frost-bite!

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

  

  

  



A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.