Thank you to everyone who participated. The auction is now over and all the lovely treasures are now on their way to their new homes.
I think I have mentioned that I will soon be heading to France on a two week shopping trip for Metis Linens . I know ~ it’s a rough life and yes, Andrea and I are planning on opening up future trips to those who are interested in shopping the French flea’s but perhaps need a bit of assistance. After all, there’s nothing better than going someplace for the first time with someone who’s been before.
But you can’t buy antiques with a smile. (Oh how I wish you could.) In order to finance new French antiques for Metis Linens I have decided to auction off a few of my cherished pieces. Of course we won’t talk about the fact that my cabinets still groan from the weight of my remaining
For the next few Fridays I will present antique and vintage items from my various collections of linens, ephemera and other treasures. Sure, I could sell these things on Ebay (where I have a 100% approval rating) or on Etsy (ditto). But I thought it might be fun to host an auction where my much appreciated readers could get first dibs.
Subliminal messaging aside, let’s kick today’s auction off with a collection of china, silver and glass.