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Uncle Drosselmeyer, where are you? The curious master of gift-giving presented Clara with her precious Nutcracker in the beloved tale. A satiable joy accompanies the anticipation of a loved one’s face when unwrapping something unexpected. When was the last time that you received a gift that truly spoke to you? I will never forget the kiss-clasped, red velvet purse received on my fourth Christmas. It harboured a small bottle of Blue Waltz perfume, a buffalo nickel and a pearl ring from a bubble-gum machine. This was dear to my heart. Admittedly, and despite our efforts to place importance upon people rather than things, we are ever-seeking cherished possessions. The criteria may be our sentimental love for the person from which it came. Or possibly a found treasure may arouse a personal aesthetic. No matter the reason, remembrances should transcend materialism and offer meaning and insight to the recipient’s whim. Priceless. Compiled within these pages are rarities and “quaints”, peculiar objects with a story to tell (“Five Vintage Watchfaces” bracelet, p.39 and The Charleston Gramophone, p.44), good- humoured gifts (“No Floozies in the Jacuzzi” sign p.83), pragmatic pretties that permeate our days with a charmed existence (jeweled flash drives, p.99), and relished consumables (our bestselling bourbon balls on p.28). Those who matter in your life are worthy of heirloom-caliber gifts. As my mother would say, “One cannot afford to purchase cheap goods”. The personal effects that we covet may endure generations as telling souvenirs that muster fond thoughts of who we are. The finest gifts are those we would hope to keep.
Caldecott F u r M u f f & H at Emerging from picture books published a century past, the English ensemble offers both warmth and beauty. Tuck your necessities within the discreet zipper compartment. Both a purse and hand warmer. Plush Polar Princess White or Wild West Wolf. (Featured on p.71) Chantilly Lace
T e a r d r o p P e n da n t
What seems to be a remnant from centuries-old Parisian finery is rendered under crystal with an antique casting loop. 2” pendant. 36” chain. #23810 $49.95
Aunt Polly’s E l e c t r i c H o t W at e r K e ttl e Plug the kettle in and we’ll all have tea! A pretty pot will quietly sing with its soothing steam. Ideal for desk and sitting room. Ceramic, electric. UL listed. 34oz. 7”. #23821 $49.95 ($75. value)
Reindeer Feed Tote
Backwoods whimsy is rendered to a sumptuous soft cotton/flax blend that feels as though it has been laundered a hundred times.. 12 x 18”. #23822 $19.95/ea. (Pillow on p.27. )
In the spirit of giving, we continue to donate ten percent of our catalog profits to charities catering to women and children in need. Through our support of environmental agencies and conscientious efforts to conserve in every aspect of our operations, our mission is to preserve an intriguing past while ensuring a beautiful future.
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by George Henry Boughton Woman versus Nature. Clad in winter finery , a strikingly beautiful woman steps out into the crisp December air. F ramed. 18H x 22”. #23805 $79.95 ($110. retail) Unframed. 14H x 18”. $12.95 ($20. retail)
Authentic Italian Cameo A p h r o d i t e F i l i g r e e B r ac e l e t A dainty silhouette is carved of conch shell tossed upon the Sicilian coast. Maestro carvers summon her face using century-old methods. Set within delicate .925 sterling silver filigree with marcasite stones. Truly heirloom quality. 7H”. (Featured on p.30)
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Wing & A Prayer B r ac e l e t As light as a feather, this delicate filament of silver will weightlessly encompass the wrist beginning with a dewdrop crystal and ending with a glistening wing. #23823 $19.95 ($38. value. Coordinating earrings on p.3)
Old World C a n d l e G a r l a n d Romanticized “dripping” candles emit a warm, amber glow without the threat of flame. Clustered sets of 3 candles. 3H”. 15 lights. #23819 $19.95
Holiday Spirit T wo -Faces Salt & P epper Page 15.
Sweet Shoppe L aura L ittle ’s F udge in Nostalgic T in. Page 29.
Gifts Under $20 M adamoisowl Necklace . Page 33.
Light a Candle–Feed a Child
“R e m e m b e r W h e n ” S c e n t e d S oy C a n d l e
Your candle purchase feeds an orphan for a day. Infuse your home with Bridgewater’s Remember When (blend of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg) scent while filling a tummy. Clean burn. 17.6 oz. #21802 $20.
T he C harleston Gramophone .
O ver the River & T hrough the Woods R ed L eather Gloves . Page 48.
Wing & A Prayer E a r r i n g s Czech crystals dazzle with ethereal light. Dainty posts are tastefully simple yet elegant. #23824 $12.95 ($20. value)
Castle & Cottage P endulum Wall C lock . Page 53.
Q ueen Victoria’s H atpin Holder . Page 61.
“S n ow b o u n d ” S n owg l o b e
A serene snowfall of opalescent flakes descends upon a cozy cottage nestled amongst the frozen pines. Peer within the crystal globe for a panoramic view that conjures images of a contented life within the charming abode. Plays: I’ll Be Home For Christmas. Wind-up. 9”. #23820 $29.95 ($40. value)
Hopeless Romantic O ur signature perfume . Page 65.
Vintage Advertising L e t t e r B ox Stash your mail here until the stolen moment arrives to sit with a cup of tea to browse through it. Authentic graphics are printed and applied to wood. 11”. #23774 $19.95 ($30. retail)
Humoresque A nn Taintor L adylike Snort F lasks . Page 83.
Gift of a Letter
E mily Dickenson I nkwell & Q uill P en. Page 87.
P r e j u d i c e T h r ow
copy. 60 x 50”. Machine washable. #23789. $79.95 ($85 retail)
V e r s a i l l e s F i r e p l ac e
Cozy evenings at home...both elegant and inviting, this cast stone electric fireplace features historic carvings and black fossil tone mantle top. 30” firebox, on/off switch and thermostat. 61 x 25 x 45”. #20185 Your Cost $2495. (Showroom Price $4050.)
H oliday C ards “M aking C ookies ” C ard & C ookie T in. Page 88.
Three Sisters C a m e o O r n a m e n t s A threesome of silhouetted beauties are encompassed by ornately cut metal frames in silver, gold and black to dangle coquettishly from tree bough or adorn gift wrap. Set of 3. 4”. #23778 $29.95/set ($22. retail)
M e s s ag e s
Corked glass medicine bottles are filled with silver and gold glitter, and harbour scrolled inspirational words. Winter Wonderland and Jingle Bells labels appear to have endured a half century. 3”, 4”. Bethany Lowe Designs. #23196 $19.95/asst. set. ($23. retail)
In exacting detail of one that once stood upon a bureau in an English manor house, this unusual estate find will encompass your loved one’s face. Tarnished gold faux reptilian pattern. 8H x 6H”. Accomodates either 4 x 6” or 5 x 7” photo. #23487 $29.95 ($35. retail)
M o u s tach e B o t t l e Opener & Corkscrew
Get a handlebar on that cork! A clever two-in-one necessity will pop beer caps and access the wine. When not in use, summon your inner clown and hold the stash to your smile.4 x 7G”. Cast iron. #23781 $29.95 ($40. retail)
Seeming to be a souvenir from December woods, a frosty bough of fir needles and cones will grace mantel, banister and doorways. 5’. #23232 $19.95 ($24. retail)
C o c oa C l o ch e
“C o z y ” V i c t o r i a n Lithograph
A contented tiger cat enjoys the best seat in the house...this charming 19th. c. watercolour etching was commissioned for a cast iron furnace company’s advertisements to convey warmth. Framed in gold under glass. 14 x 20”. #18199 $59.95 ($75. value)
Snowy Cottage T i s s u e C o z y Whether for sneezes or tears of joy, four romanticized winter scenes rescued from old postcards grace a woodgrain box. 6”. #23122 $19.95 ($28. value)
Glistening beadwork on brushed felt with velvet trim will allude to the big eyes beneath the brim. Arrives in our signature hatbox. #23739 $69.95 ($80. value) M arseilles H atstand.
18”. #9885 $29.95 (35. retail)
C r e a m R o s e s H at
Hand-turned blooms and leaves upon a soft wool brim will ward off winter’s chill. 100% Wool. One Size. Arrives in our signature hatbox. One Size. #23264 $39.95 Shopkeeper’s H atstand. (Featured on p.62)
A n t i q uat e d A c o r n s
Once considered to ensure good luck, these gifts from the mighty oak are rendered to glistening silver, gold and bronze to instill good fortune within your home. Lovely for giftwrap. Kraft box, blown glass, glass glitter. Bethany Lowe Designs. 2”. #23197 $19.95/set of 3 ($21. retail)
Hurried Hare Dish
Replicated from a cherished antique, a bustling bunny with scarf flying pushes a sleigh full of goodies. 11 x 8”. Faux wood resin. #23355 $69.95 ($75. retail)
Photo Frame S t o c k i n g H o l d e r Lest there be any question whose Christmas stocking is whose, a photo ID under the surveillance of a winter bird will verify the good girl or boy. Fits a 2.5 x 2.5” photo #22895 $19.95 ($25. value)
O l d N e ws p r i n t S ta r s
Last century’s news is tenderly handcrafted and preserved as a charming pair of antiquated ornaments. Twine loops. 6”. #23449 $19.95/pr Reward him with a handsome treasure from the Edwardian era when dignified men retired to the library for a puff or a sip. Smoking jackets, tonics, pocket watches, money clips and masculine accoutrements are enduring souvenirs of manly interests.
V i n tag e C a m e r a C l o c k
Mimicking an old Eastman Kodak camera with bellows, this charmer switches duties. Requires 1 cell battery. 6”. #23148 $39.95 ($65. value)
Please visit our website to browse our selection of Mens’ Gifts.
C h a r d o n n ay Night Light
The buttery white wine is celebrated upon a backlit outlet light. Ideal for kitchen or dining room.6”. Bulb included. #23434 $19.95 ($24.retail)
M e n ’ s T o p H at
A night on the town or a special gala calls for this handsome wool hat donned by a dapper gentleman. Arrives in a hatbox for safekeeping. 7”. $179.95 #3051L (25” dia.) / #3243XL (26” dia.)
Men love their cornbread and honey, and homemade scratch cakes though they may not be man enough to admit it. Celebrate him with a masculine silicone cake mold. 16”. #23782 $19.95
Built-in 3D glasses to the past, historic London comes to life again in rare photographs designed for dimensional viewing. 40+ images, include Buckingham Palace, Tower of London and the famous Beefeaters, nighttime on the Thames, Petticoat Lane, Tower Bridge, and more. Hrdcvr. 10 x 7”.#23573 $19.99
Kurt Adler F a b r i c h é S a n ta The time-honored gift manufacturer has created these romanticized mixed media collectibles for decades. Each Fabriché™ Masterworks Santa is a hand crafted limited edition, reflecting the joyful holiday spirit of the late 19th century and assured to be appreciable and coveted for generations. Gift Boxed. 12”. #23803 $79.95 (highly appreciable) Cinderella's C h r i s t m a s S l i p p e r A single glass shoe is adorned with an artist's original hand painted florals. Very Victorian. Ruby glass. Hand painted. 2H”. USA. #23737 $29.95 ($35. retail)
“Go-To-Bed” C a n d l e H o l d e r Premised upon a Victorian necessity, a cutlery handle transports a flickering taper in the dark hallways to the bedchamber after the gas lights were extinguished. Silverplated. 7”. #23485 $24.95 ($30. retail)
S n ow y C o t tag e O r n a m e n t s Three romanticized watercolors depicting winters a century past are preserved under glass ovals with a sprinkling of glistening snow. Glittered snowflakes within glass. 5”. #23167 $19.95/set of 3 ($30. value)
Nostalgic Flour Sack T e a T ow e l The graphic found upon a 50 lb. flour bag from a Kansas milling company circa 1930 is rendered to a muslin cloth that will diligently wipe sudsy hands. 8” x 17”, Cotton/Linen blend, Vintage flour sack graphics. #23440 $11.95 ($14. retail) Save on 2 or More! $9.95/ea.
He’ll catch an interior breeze and sway your heart. A Victorian concept, “swingers” once dangled from fan pulls and window blinds. Multimedia. Bethany Lowe Designs. 6”. #23188 $29.95
B e g u i l i n g B e d jac k e t
A soft velour velvet is companion to your nightgown when chilled shoulders call for a cover up. Dainty French-knot roses are embroidered upon the Peter Pan collar, trimmed in lavish Venetian lace that appears to be rescued from a vintage gown. S/M, L/ #23815 XL, 1X/2X. $99.95 ($150. value)
Royal Doulton “Pretty Ladies”
H o l i day G r e e t i n g s F i g u r e - of-the-Y e a r
Highly collectible and limited edition beauties continue to sell out each year. Begin your investment this season with one of the most gorgeous figurines to date. Gift Boxed. (Additional Pretty Ladies available online.) 10”. #23605 $320.
G o o s e F e at h e r T r e e
Authentic goose feather is wired with florist tape in Victorian tradition and inserted within a decorative iron stand. 36" tree. 11" cast iron base. T ree & Base . #23263 $79.95 ($100 value) C ast I ron Base O nly.
#23262 $29.95 ($50. value)
G i lt M i r r o r O r n a m e n t s
Four assorted museum frames in miniature dangle from pearly egg nests to capture the lights upon the tree. 5” each. #23210 $29.95/set of 4
Quartz Crystal O r n a m e n t s Inspired by the mystical rocks believed to harbor positive energy and contribute to well-being, these icy decoratives will capture the light. Faux crystal resin. 4 assorted sizes, ranging from 4” to 2”. #23319 $24.95/set
F e lt P e n n a n t
Rah! Rah! Proclaim your holiday spirit. Clever wall decoratives possess collegiate charm. 22”. Bethany Lowe Designs. #23187 $19.95/pr ($25. retail)
Winter Sky P ac k a b l e H at Muted pastels borrowed from a December sunset adapt to a kittenysoft wool hat. A feathered millinery bird. nestles upon a vintage hydrangea cluster of azure blue, mauve, tea and dusty rose. Arrives in our signature hatbox. #23802 $69.95 M arseilles H atstand.
18”. #9885 $29.95
“A n g e l of C h r i s t m a s J oy s ”
The celebrated artist creates whimsied handcrafted figurals that hold symbolic meaning. Handmade in USA. 9”. #23537 $350. (highly appreciable limited edition)
A po t h e c a ry J a r s
A trio of replica pharmacy urns are experiencing renewed interest. Food safe. 12” to 16” tall. Glass. 3 assorted. #15698 $49.95/set of 3 ($75. value)
Also available online: Poison A pothecary Jars . #15697 C hristmas A pothecary Jars . ( R ead: Merrie, Joyful & Happy Christmas) #17882
P e ac o c k O r n a m e n t s
A pretty pair of pearlized orbs are encrusted with crystals and handpainted flourishes. 4H” & 5H”, Glass. #23165 $19.95/pr Faux P eacock F eather Spray.
24”. #23206 $11.95/ea. Save on 2 or More! $9.95
Plymouth Estate T u r k e y C e n t e r p i e c e A silver-hued statuary will rival the pecan pie for popularity upon the Thanksgiving table. Plated #22712 $99.95 ($150. value) Resin. 12”. Bruges Perennials R u n n e r Inspired by a Belgian still life, profuse blooms are woven into a tapestry that will span tables and bureaus. Tasseled Cotton/poly jacquard. 13x71". #23053 $19.95 ($25. value)
“Hoot & Annie”
S a lt & P e p p e r S h a k e r s A porcelain pair know how to shake it on your autumn table. 4”. #17898 $19.95 / pr. Pearled I ta l i a n
S i lv e rwa r e
Filigreed “L ac e L e av e s ”
Enduring and elegant flatware is handmade in Tuscany to endure for generations of family gatherings. Dishwasher safe. 5 piece place #14885 $59.95/set settings.
So very Victorian. Referred to as “skeletized leaves”, they were often pressed within pages upon the bookshelf. These are cast in precious metals to endure ages of autumns. 30” copper chain, 4” pendant. #22881 $39.95
Their sheen is that of tarnished sterling, and they sweetly nibble upon nutty gifts from the old oak. An endearing gift remembrance and souvenir of the season. Antiqued glass. 3 & 4”. #22590 $19.95/pr. ($27. value)
Amber & Sterling
C u f f B r ac e l e t
What’s not to love about this plush bushytail? 98 % of the proceeds of your purchase returns to the artisans who handcraft each fellow. 9”. #22970 $39.95
When pressed against the skin, amber is evidenced to energize, strengthen immunity and relieve muscle/joint pain. The body’s warmth creates a soft vanilla scent. The ancient stone is flanked by ivy leaves. Sterling Silver, Amber, Handmade. #23256 $119.95 (value priceless)
S a n g r i a W r e at h
As lovely as sunlight peering through a glass of wine, plump grapes in Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet multicolors are clustered upon a vibrant string of lights. Indoor/ Outdoor. 10’. #23128 $39.95 ($45. value)
“We Gather Together” F o l k M u s i c CD Mandolin, dulcimer, fiddle, harp and other authentic folk instruments transport one to a simpler day when harvest reaped celebration and appreciation. #19934 $14.99 (Online: Victorian Hymns. #2473)
Cooke Tavern Soups
Red grapes and delicious apples mingle amidst curly vine and grapeleaf #23257 $79.95 to announce the season upon your door.. 22”.
O ly m p i ad S o l a r L a n t e r n
The classic flame is fueled by sunrays to spill a radiant glow onto the patio by moonlight. 15”. 7” chain. #22471 $29.95 ($50. value)
Art Nouveau F i n e B o n e
Sip your favorite steaming drinks through the seasons. Alphonse Mucha, the celebrated master of art nouveau renowned for romanticized opera posters throughout Paris in the late 1800’s. The distinctive swirling strokes and flowing hair in nature’s palette are rendered to an exquisitely boxed set. Museum gift shop quality. 4”. #19541 $29.95/set ($50. value)
Absolutely no preservatives.
All-natural, freeze dried herbs, savoury spices and vegetables blend with your fresh meats or suggested ingredients to permeate your home with a comforting, nurturing aroma.
H e a r t y & O r ga n i c S o u p s Giada DeLaurentiis gives these robust soups two thumbs up! Each bag serves 12 lucky ones. Autumn Harvest Pumpkin Lentil . Wild rice & dried veggies simmer with a can of pumpkin & wine .
Sweet Annie’s Butternut Squash Bisque.
Add half & half, potatoes to this heavenly soup. Candlelight Corn Chowder. Fresh-off-thecob taste marries with your chicken or seafood. #21807 $19.95/ 3 asst. soups (36 servings!)
S l e e p i n g G a r d e n S ta k e
The bulbs are cozy, nestled beneath their mulch...summer’s vibrant garden has been left dormant and colorless except for this elegant iron/resin decorative. 28”. #10159 $19.95
“ T h e A p p l e G at h e r e r s ” by Frederick Morgan
Bushels of Red Delicious spill into welcoming tarps to their inevitable fates as #21815 $99.95 ($150. value) pies and jellies. 24 x 30”.
Candlelight Lace 3-W ay S l i pc ov e r A quaint candlelight pattern of soft, loomed lace conjures thoughts of simmering stew in kettles, cozy fires, and snowy nights. May be used as a lamp shade topper, valance, or mantel runner. USA. 60 x 22”. #17610 $29.95
Coal Bucket M at c h S t r i k e r Cast iron wall mount match holder. Strike anywhere matches upon the raised letters. (Note the 3-digit phone number!) 4 x 6”. #11043 $16.95
St. Andrew’s Electric F i r e p l ac e Evocative of an English estate, this dignified hearth will warm the soul and relax the sensibilities. No maintenance and much joy. 58 x 20 x 51”. #12393 Your Cost $2495. (Showroom Price $4200.)
“P u d g y ” P i e I r o n
Versailles F ireplace . (white ) #20185 Your Cost $2495. (Showroom Price $4050.)
Convert your hearth into a campfire... experience a melted cheese “hobo pie” toasted to perfection with favorite ingredients crimped within the sealed edges. For stove tops, gas and electric grills, and open fire. Cast iron, chrome, wooden handles. 5 year warranty. 5” iron. 28”. $19.95/ea.
Somewhere-in-Time M a n t e l C l o c k Frozen in time...the grand old original paid witness to conversations in elegant chambers. Requires 1-AA battery. Faux bronze. 12”. #21026 $39.95 ($60. value)
Round. #5401 / S quare #5402 / R ecipe B ook .
“M o o n l i t L a k e ”
Serenity under glass...one can hear the loons, whippoorwills and frogs that sing to the water’s rhythmic waves. 10 x 24”. #17300 $49.95 ($60. retail)
Great Grandmother’s C r o c W i n g C h a i r Replicated from a chair housed within a grand European estate, this one is destined to endure generations of storytelling while cradling those nestled in its cushioned warmth. The wholesome essence of fine English embossed leather marries with intricate carved wood, brass tacks and graceful curves that assuage one with a comforting embrace. 38 x 40 x 58”. #15771 Your Cost $3995. (Showroom Price $6,600.)
Ghosts Among Us
Fifteen true stories of spirit encounters-whether believer or skeptic, these riveting accounts are so chilling and macabre, yet hard to pass off as coincidence. The author is a respected NY Times photographer and daughter of noted true-crime author, Ann Rule. Her photos are included. 222p. Sftcvr. 9”. #10282 $14.95
S’ m o r e s S k e w e r s
library of chilling
Ghost Stories online!
Sure beats a coat hanger or bark-covered stick! Wooden handles in four nostalgic colors await sticky fingers intent on making a gooey treat. Chrome-plated steel. 22”. #11546 $19.95/asst. set of 4 ($25. retail)
Dragonfly T i ffa n y L a m p The most beloved design, delicate filigreed emerald wings circle over hand cut and copper foiled leafy rippled glass with colorful jewel dew drops. Illuminated lamp base with bronze #22875 $349.95 ($375. value) feet. 26 x 18”.
White Star Line Titanic
S tat e r o o m B l a n k e t
Dated 1911 and branded with the distinctive White Star Line insignia, a kitten-soft blanket is loomed from a surviving blanket found within the cabins of the legendary cruise line. Cabernet & Tea hue. Wool blend. 65 x 48”. #21384 $99.95 ($140. value)
Hint of Lavender F i r e s ta r t e r Fresh cut mere weeks ago from our local lavender farm, pleasantly pungent bundles of minty sprigs will muster a fragrant blaze within your hearth. #23832 $19.95/pr. Good Luck C r i c k e t Per Charles Dickens’ classic tale “The Cricket on the Hearth”, Victorians postured the little chirper by fireside with the belief that only good would come upon their household. Legend included. 3”. $9.95 Verdigris Brass . #9276
Polished Brass . #9380C
Dark Chocolate V e lv e t C h a i s e A decadent escape invites an afternoon nap. Melt upon a pampering nest of cushy indulgence. Lavish fabrications of velvet and satin are courted by fringe and tassels. 70 x 38 x #23627 $1495. 37”.
S o u v e n i r R o s e c. 1870
She ponders the last bloom of summer... all that remains of a shortlived romance. Obtained from our exclusive archive of rare prints. Ornate gold framed print under glass. 16 x 20”. #22169 $69.95 ($110. value)
(Showroom Price $2240.)
F i r e p l ac e S c r e e n
F i r e p l ac e T o o l s
Whether to hide unsightly coals between fires or to serve as a warm weather hearth decorative, a hand painted hinged wood triptych is reminiscent #14922 of a Flemish still life. 46 x 36”. $149.95 ($200. value)
At long last, a beautiful departure from the standard fireplace tools. An ornately handled Italian brass set includes a wrought iron tipped poker, horse hair broom, shovel and log tongs... everything needed for a cozy fire in the hearth room. 31”. #7566 $399.95 ($420. retail)
L a p T h r ow
A brisk horsedrawn jaunt that took couples “over the river and through the woods” once called for this plush blanket to ward off winter’s chill. Now it is found on the sofa in wait of a good movie and popcorn. Faux fur. 50 x 60”. #17949 $59.95 ($100. value)
T e a l i g h t F i r e p l ac e I n s e r t
A flickering log warms the soul with a cozy sense of well-being. This ingenious “seasoned oak bundle” is ideal for those who long for a fireplace or a stress-free, elegant alternative to messy wood fires. Cast from real logs in non-toxic resin. Uses 11 tea #1672 $99.95 lights (included). 24 x 11 x 10”.
Fire & Ice W r e at h Blazing crimson blooms that appear to be freshcut in June congregate amongst frosted sprigs of cedar, boxwood and pine. Silk. USA. 24”. #21699 $69.95 ($80. retail) “I had to drink the wine...the flowers needed a vase.”
N a p k i n s & W i n e B ag
Rationalization enough. A linen drawstring bag and 20 beverage napkins make the happy hour euphoric. Sublime hostess gift. #23120 $19.95/set
H o l ly b e r ry & B l o s s o m R u n n e r
A tightly woven tapestry will span tables and bureaus as a romantic underlayment for centerpieces and seasonal decor. Authentic Victorian design. #23092 $19.95 ($30. value) Machine washable cotton blend. 71”.
Edwardian C a r d H o l d e r Seemingly a century old, this authentically cast display will flaunt favorite cards, photographs or placecards. Brass. 3”. #22897 $11.95 Save on 2 or More! $9.95
S a n ta ’ s H e l p e r A p r o n
Busy bakers will protect their holiday finery from floured hands and spattered butter stains. One Size, 100% Cotton. #23439 $29.95
Art Nouveau A b s i n t h e D e c a n t e r The notorious nectar was all the rage at the turn of the 20th c. given its hallucinogenic effects on one who partakes of it. This exotic drink urn offers 4 spigots from which to drip the drink upon sugar cubes. Intriguing history. 24”. #20800 $199.95 ($300. value)
Once used to herald the arrival of a customer in the old mercantiles, this over-the-door bell will announce family and friends who needn’t knock. #14299 $12.95 ($20. value) 10”.
Online: A bsinthe Spoon. #13197 A bsinthe G oblet. #13198
Santa’s H elper O ven M itt. 100%
Quilted Cotton. #23438 $9.95
Smear buttercream between two halves, decorate cupcakes, make candy or scatter cornbread acorns beside a steamy bowl of chili. Makes acorn halves. 2H” tall x I” deep.#21437 $29.95 ($34. retail)
“Girls Night In” D e b au c h e ry W i n e G l a s s e s An uproarious set of goblets feature cheeky quips hinting at the inevitable demise of those who partake in the cabernet. Verses include: Wasted, Drunk, Smashed, Tipsy, Plastered, #22847 Inebriated, Trashed, and Sloshed. 9” tall. $69.95/set of 8 ($84. value)
Wine Bottle Opener
Inspired by the Tuscan classic, this handsome antique reproduction dispels the grueling chore of corkscrews. A simple pull on the wooden handle withdraws the stopper effortlessly. May be removed from stand and used on countertops. Simple assembly. Zinc alloy. 24” x 11”. #12097 Special! $129.95 ($260. value)
Snowy Cottage P a p e r N a p k i n s No doubt mama is in the kitchen of this cozy cottage...baking pies and cookies while papa tends a roaring hearth fire. Facial #23068 $5.95/pkg. of 16 ($12. value) quality. 6H”. Crystal C u t l e ry C a dd i e s A trio of glistening glass valets for silverware will adorn a buffet. #18332 $39.95/set of 3 #14885 $59.95/5 pc. place setting
Italian P earled Silverware .
Fresh Nutmeg & G r at e r
One cannot fully appreciate the seasonal spice until they have experienced it in it’s purest essence... sublime when grated directly onto eggnog or whipped cream mochas! Pouch of Nutmeg & Grater. 1.2 oz. #3322 $9.95
K i t c h e n T ow e l s
A skate that spent many afternoons on Potter’s Pond is now a vase for a clutch of holly sprigs. A lovely watercolor graces a pair of cotton towels that are ideally suited as hostess gifts. 100% Cotton. Machine wash. 30”. sq. #3288 $19.95/pr.
Embroidered Holly L i n e n N a p k i n s The prickly leaf botanical that heralds the holidays is rendered in vibrant threads to table linens that will wipe our mouths after gobbling the turkey and pecan pie! 21” sq. 4 napkins. #22007 $29.95/ set of 4
H o s t e s s S e rv i n g S i lv e r p l at e
Elegant essentials for buffet brunches, open houses and dinner parties. Gift boxed. 5 pc. #20168 $39.95/set ($50. value)
White House C o o k b o o k Meals fit for a First Lady. Presidential favorites have been compiled within this historic recipe book. Includes portraits of Martha Washington and Mary Todd Lincoln, the White House Kitchen, and Great State Dining Room. Presents many fascinating aspects of culinary life in the White House. Hardcover #18201 $29.95 with ribbon marker. 590p. 7 x 10”.
Mary Frances P o i n s e t t i a P u r s e The legendary designer’s hand bags are coveted collectibles. Each is a handcrafted art piece. 9”. #18030 $270.
(Appreciable limited edition)
Knit on an antique loom, cozy, squeezably soft, cushioned socks are thick enough to be slippers for padding around the house… charming camp chic design creates the joy of an Adirondack holiday. Sizes 9-11. #1620 $9.95/pr. ($12. retail)
The kiss-inducing botanical doubles up to perform its magic...flirty dangles of yellow-gold lustre are punctuated by freshwater pearls that insinuate the aphrodesiac white berry. Organza pouch. 2”.#21840 $19.95 ($40. value) Coordinating Necklace. #22221 (online)
A W i n t e r ’ s D r e a m c. 1880,
by Norman Prescott Enrobed in fur finery against an indigo dusk sky, a pensive auburn lass is captured in oil. She endures under glass within an ornamental frame. 16 x 20”. #22171 $69.95 (Also available as a Holiday Card on p.89.)
“Happy Holly Days” C h a r m B r ac e l e t Baubles of hollyberry hue dangle amongst charms graced with illustrations derived from antique postcards. Bethany Lowe Designs. 8”. #19320 $19.95 ($22. retail)
“N i g h t y -N i g h t , S a n ta ”
Christmas eve beckons bedtime for a hopeful tyke. Hand painted face and mixed media. Bethany Lowe Designs. 5”. #23191 $29.95 ($34. retail)
H a n dw r i t t e n R e c i p e s : A Bookseller’s Collection of Curious & Wonderful Recipes Forgotten Between the Pages. A scrapbook of handwritten, “found” recipes discovered between the pages of used books is compiled from obscure sources. Savory color photos, and a glimpse into other people’s kitchens, favorite tried and true recipes and traditions that would have been all but lost. Hardcover. 8”. 208 pgs. #23742 $20.
H o l ly C oa s t e r s
Created from our rare holiday book covers, romanticized winter botanicals will underlay mugs of melted marshmallow mochas. 4”. #21981 $9.95/set of 4 ($15. value)
H o l ly W i n e B ag
A berried sprig with prickly leaf is rendered in watercolor by the celebrated artist Mary Lake Thompson, and rendered to muslin. This lovely drawstring bag will harbor vino as an appreciated hostess remembrance. #23765 $9.95 ($12. retail)
T wo -F ac e d S a lt & P e p p e r
A curious porcelain vessel will single-handedly sprinkle both seasonings. Cast from a rare antique. Gilded. Gift #22654 $19.95 ($42. value) boxed. 4”. Salt Cellar on p.97. Porcelain gift tag ornaments on p. 40.
Holly & Ice P i n Intricately set crimson crystals pose as holly berry upon gilded leaves on icy Swarovski. May also be worn #21415 $29.95 ($50. value) as a pendant. 2”.
H o l ly S p r i g N a p k i n s
Almost too pretty to wipe the pumpkin pie off ones mouth, a lovely linen napkin will grace place settings at Christmas dinner. Also a wonderful bread basket liner. 20” sq. #23768 $29.95/set of 6
F l o u r S ac k T ow e l s
The “hunt & peck” writer’s tool of decades past is experiencing a renaissance as of late. From celebrated artist Mary Lake Thompson, watercolors on a December theme are applied to soft kitchen towels. 30” sq. #23767 $19.95/pr.
W a lt z e r ’ s M u s i c B ox
Jingle Bell F lour Sack Towels . Typed lyrics we love and
A winter diorama harbours handsome couples who glide and twirl to the tune of Strauss’s Skater’s Waltz while musicians play on. Resin. AC adaptor included. 8 x 10”. #19551 $79.95 ($100. value)
know are rendered to a soft cloth. 30” sq. #23769 $19.95/pr.
S a n ta ’ s C o o k i e M i x
& Flower Sack Towel Whip up a batch of these for the chubby old fellow and he may fill the stockings extra full. The winking Santa is derived from a children’s storybook published many moons ago. #23766 $19.95
German Gothic Tapers
Gold flourishes upon slender smokeless, dripless candles are handcrafted in Europe’s old country. Paraffin wax & cotton wick burns 1” per hour. Wine or Ivory. 10”. #22116 $11.95/set of 4 ($15. value) Save on 2 or More! $9.95/set Mercury Glass Bobeche p. 47.
H o l ly D r e s d e n
For centuries, artisans in Ireland have created the coveted figurals distinguished by porcelain lace. The process involves firing delicate lace at high temperatures that transform the cotton to glass. 7”. #21923 $299.95 ($375. value)
Foiled Baubles R e t r o G a r l a n d One could be convinced that this vintage-style trim is an estate sale find. 6 ft. Foiled foam. Indoor use. #22666 $29.95 ($36. value)
Candlelit Tree Brooch
Fancy museum frames in miniature encompass very old renderings of Christmas past. 6 assorted styles. Silver & Gold. 2-4”. #21431 $19.95/set ($30. value)
Queen Victoria’s beloved Albert introduced the tradition of adorning trees with candles, sugared fruit and tinsel on Christmas eve. Our revival of a classic brooch glistens with jewel-hued Swarovski crystal. 2”. #21597 $29.95 ($45. value)
D r e s d e n T r e e T o pp e r
Inspired by the coveted and costly German antiques, a sweet-faced seraphim peers from tarnished tinsel and pearlized glass capturing the light magnificently... a tradition believed to have heavenly origins. Hand painted. 11”. #22667 $24.95 ($32. value)
Santa Claus & Teddy An authentic hand painted porcelain keepsake from the sleepy little village in France renowned for the coveted hinged boxes. 3”. #18547 $169.95 ($200. value)
Candy Cane Kitty
A wholesome print features festive felines on a gathered sash-style apron. Wipe wet hands, and protect your holiday finery from flour while creating a happy holiday family tradition. If you’re wearing it, turkey and pecan pie are inevitable! 100% cotton. #22381 $19.95 ($25. value)
Gilda, Gertie & Gussie
A vintage inspired mold produces a threesome of hoot owls in luscious metallic hues of sterling, rose and 14 karat. Glittered glass. 3”. #17558 $19.95/set of 3 ($30. value) Sigmund the Snow O wl .
F eather T ree . #18091 (view online.)
Nostalgic Mercury Glass
“I d dy -B i d d i e s ”
A petite box of holiday baubles in antique hues adorn tiny tree boughs. Ideally suited for Goosefeather trees and giftwrap. Hand painted. 1”. #22764 $11.95 ($14. value)
Nostalgic O r n a m e n t s i n B ox Conjuring memories of a grandparent’s attic, this authentically replicated set revisits the romantic war-era #17557 $29.95/set of 12 ($38. value) holidays. 2” orn.
Sterling Silver B e l l P e n da n t A subtle tinkle may be heard if one listens... Tiny, lustrous seed pearls & crimson garnets are meticulously applied to an ornate replica cast from a cherished heirloom. 1”. P endant. #22123 $99.95 ($150 value)
Sterling chain. 20”. #12966 $19.95
C h r i s t m a s M ag n e t s
Accessorize the fridge for the season! Antique imagery is extracted from old scrapbooks found in estate sales. 2”. Set of 4. #19364 $9.95/set. ($14. value) View Online: Valentine M agnets . #19366
Teensy Tabletop Tinsel Tree
E aster . #19365 / H alloween. #21243
Standing just an inch beyond your ruler, a diminutive silvery pine is decked with mercury glass doves and balls in antique #22765 $29.95 ($37. value) hues. 13”.
Nesting Bird Clips
Each attends to the eminent birth beneath their warm breast. Inspired by coveted German dresden ornaments circa 1900, each is hand crafted with vintage trims. Glass, metallic tinsel, glitter, vine. Silver, gold, bronze, pink, teal glass birds. Approx. 1” ea. #21005 $19.95/set of 5 ($30. value)
St. Nicholas B u s t The bearded humanitarian is frozen in time upon a pedestal. Hand-painted. 12”. #23284 $29.95 ($40. retail)
J oy R i d e
A gleeful lineup led by none other than the red-robed favorite are prepared for a snowy slope on a toboggan. Hand painted. Resin. 12 x 4”. #16019 $29.95 ($40. value)
Santa Claus A dv e n t C a l e n dar Flip those blocks in anticipation of the big day.... Wooden. 10 x 7”. #21756 $19.95 ($25. value)
Great Auntie’s G ar l a n d Glass baubles in vibrant jewel tones possess an oxidized lustre that seems to have been earned over a century of #18927 $19.95 ($25. value) tree trimmings. 6’.
M r s . C l au s A t t i r e
A perfect hostess wear for the holidays...Leg o’ mutton sleeves and fur and gold lamé trim on velour gown, satin apron. S-3X. #21492 $59.95 ($90. value) Accessories. (wig, bonnet, and glasses) #21491 $19.95/set
The Little Big Book
Open this chunky volume and enter upon wonderment and warm fuzzies. Over 100 color Victorian illustrations accompany anecdotes, excerpts and countless old-fashioned notions. Carols, stories, poems & recipes. 326p. Hrdcvr. 6H”. #20418 $24.95 ($30. value)
Thos. Nast L o n g j o h n S a n ta He springs to life from the beloved artist’s 19th c. illustration. Clad in his crimson union suit, the kind-hearted soul takes a break with a few pipe puffs. 19”. Hand painted. Bethany Lowe Designs. #23184 $129.95 ($136. retail)
H o l ly S i l k S c a r f
A fluid expanse of blythe drape is graced with a century-old botanical once rendered to china dish. Gift boxed. 100% silk. 58 x 10”. #15014 $29.95 ($40. value)
S a n ta ’ s R i d e
N u t sh e l l
A nostalgic diorama reminiscent of the ‘40s war era conjures the childhood intrigue of dime stores during the holidays. Glass. 4”. #21006 $11.95 ($15. value)
Old December F r ag r a n c e S ac h e t s A holiday bouquet of captivating fragrance packets borrow their imagery from holiday cards postmarked early 1900s. The essence conjures the aroma of fresh baked pies and cinnamon cider. Tuck one into your holiday cards or embellish giftwrap. #20617 $11.95/set of 10 3H x 4H”. Save on 3 or more! $9.95/set
N o s ta l g i c E lv e s O r n a m e n t s Felt fellows clasp their knees just as they did when our mothers were young. Exacting replicas of those nostalgic favorites. 6”. #23006 $19.95/ 3 asst. ($25. retail)
F a b e r g é E g g B ox e s
Appointed with Limoges-style clasps and intricately glittered with crystals and pearls, two assorted hinged ornaments will harbour small gifts within the frosted gold shells. Red velvet hangers. Gift boxed. 4” ea. #21448 $14.95 ($20. value)
S a n ta C a m e o P i n
A whimsical brooch for your warm woolens will declare your holiday spirit in classical style. Swarovski crystals and pearls encompass the faux #22236 $19.95 ($30. value) shell carving. 2”.
Iced Poinsettia H e a d b a n d s Clusters of crystal petals marry into pretty bouquets that perch aside your coiffure. $19.95 ($30. value) C rimson. #22237 / C lear C rystal . #22238
We invested a pretty penny upon the coveted originals that survived over a century of holidays. Faithfully replicated, four glass finial ornaments are dressed in delicate crinkle wire and chromaliths just as the German antiques. Handmade and hand painted. 5-7". #15638 $29.95/set of 4 ($46. value) Feather Tree. 36”. #23263 $79.95 ($100. value)
Byers’ Choice C olo n i a l C l a r a Braving the cold, she’s the latest limited edition figural from the collectible singers hand crafted in Pennsylvania. 13”. Gift Boxed. #22577 $79.95
E lf F i g u r i n e s
Billy and Willie strike innocent poses that conjure memories of wholesome holidays gone by. Ceramic. 3”. #23166 $19.95/pr.
Tiny Christmas Postcards Under Glass
L e a d e d P e n da n t s & C h a i n
Curious images mailed in an era of penny postage survived to prevail as charming tokens for jewelry, gift wrap, ornaments, and craft. 20 assorted watercolours. Includes 10 reversible pendants with lobster clasp. 32” necklace.#21496 $29.95/set of 10 ($40. value)
Nostalgic S pa r k l e C h r i s t m a s S n ow
This exacting reproduction of an antique is created from real mica flakes in a delightfully retro box. 7 x 5” box. 6 oz. Bethany Lowe Designs. #10065 $9.95
Santa’s Tally-ho L i t h o p h a n e Bisque artistry renders photographic imagery within layers of porcelain. When illuminated, a dimensional vision comes to life. Fine porcelain. Tealight not included. Gift boxed. 4 x #22656 $19.95 ($25. value) 5”. Heaven’s Peace
A magnificent lithograph retrieved from a brittle century-old scrapbook is preserved under a glass dome with an airy down #23083 feather. 4”. $11.95 ($15. retail)
“S n ow b o u n d ” S n owg l o b e
A serene snowfall of opalescent flakes descends upon a cozy cottage nestled amongst the frozen pines. Peer within the crystal globe for a panoramic view that conjures images of a contented life within the charming abode. Plays: I’ll Be Home For Christmas. Wind-up. 9”. #21835 $29.95 ($40. value)
Ballerinas on Ice
Happiness can be found on the frozen pond! A pretty pair pirouette as the light captures their glitter-dusted frocks. 5”. Hand painted. Bethany Lowe Designs. #23195 $19.95/pr. ($24. retail)
Little Red Chapel S n owg l o b e Glistening snow veils a charming little church in the woods. Plays “O Come All Ye Faithful”. Gift #23075 $39.95 ($50. value) boxed. Mary Frances C h i l l i n ’ P u r s e The legendary designer creates yet another limited edition bag. Her highly collectible and appreciable designs are intricately beaded and crafted using velvet and fanciful trims. Removable beaded necklace shoulder strap. 8”. #23808 $285. ($300. value)
Five versions of a whimsical antique favorite are handcrafted of mercury glass beads and cotton batting. 2”. #19502 $12.95/set of 5 ($25. value) Save on 2 or More! $9.95/set
Oliver Owl O r n a m e n t The baby snowy owl is perched and prepared to dangle anywhere you might fancy to flaunt him. 6”. #21882 $9.95
Snowy Owl, #11709 on p.21.
Authentic Irish Dresden “W i n t e r ” The centuries-old artform of firing real lace at high temps transforms the cotton threads to glass. The inventive porcelain lace graces a young innocent perched demurely in her crimson coat. 5”. #21921 $249.95 ($300. value)
Currier & Ives
Sleigh Bell Strap
The ancient clang of brass bells will exhilarate as you are transported to a brisk jaunt through the winter woods under a cozy sleigh robe. Steel and leather with loop to hang over doorknobs. 33”. 13 bells. #22985 $39.95 ($47. value)
S n ow y O w l
His sage and ancient stare has intrigued man for ages. Legend has it that an owl in the home ensures God’s nocturnal vigilance over those who reside there. He is a downy bundle of real feathers who awaits a name and place within your household. 5”. #11709 $9.95/ea. ($14. retail)
Winter, Fire & Snow C e lt i c
Harp and vocals by the acclaimed vocalist, Orla Fallon, whose angelic voice soothes and inspires. A hauntingly beautiful collection of Irish carols. #19929 $14.99
The Bird Feeder
A limited edition figurine by the coveted artist depicts a warmhearted snowman with a hat filled with food for winter birds. Highly collectible. Handmade in USA. 7”. #23536 $180.
Glitter Fern Garland
Swirling fern like tendrils create this white glittery garland that adds a touch of very chic sophistication. 6’. #23231 $19.95
W i n t e r C o t tag e
One imagines a cozy existence within...sugar cookies in the oven and a fire in the hearth. Light cord included. On/off switch. 11 x 9”. #15640 $39.95 ($70. value)
Prism Icicles Branch
Elegant icicles are inspired by the glistening dangles of a chandelier. 35". Acrylic. #21883 $19.95 ($22. retail)
Hungry Santa M i l k & C oo k i e M u g Pour milk under his cap and insert a fresh-baked sugar cookie into his grin! Holds 3H” oz. #23079 $19.95 ($35 value)
St. Lucia Ornament
The Italian saint is renowned for her refusal to marry a pagan. Her would-be-husband declared her a Christian with the proclamation that she should be burned at the stake. Miraculously, she could not be moved or burned. Her feast day is celebrated in Sweden on Dec. 13. Glittered and hand painted. Bethany Lowe Designs. 5”. #15713 $14.95
Pickwick Artisan Candles:
Take an exhilarating sleigh ride through the snowy woods. Or be summoned to deep Vermont woods, a quaint coffeehouse in Carmel By the Sea, or a stony lodge by the crackling fire. Our very favorite finds, these handcrafted scents are created exclusively for us by a local candlemaker. 11 oz. #23321. $19.95/ea . ($22. retail) Sleigh R ide . Fresh Frasier Fir mingles with rawhide leather and subtle woodland berry notes. (Sleigh bell strap on p. 21) S ugarhouse M aple . Fresh-tapped maple syrup from mountainside sugar maple trees, pure and natural with a nutty, rich sweetness and a touch of brown sugar.
“Holiday Cut-Outs” T r ay The joy of making sugar cookies is captured in a nostalgic watercolour upon a serving tin. 16 x 11”. #17228 $11.95 ($14. retail) Also available as Cookie Tin (p.28) & Holiday Card (p.88)
C aramel A pple . Tart Granny Smith apples hand-dipped in
thick, buttery caramel.
F ireside E mbers . Hot embers with notes of charred birch,
pine and cedar evoke smoldering coals. Dark and enigmatic. O range C love . The exotic aroma of Mandarin citrus and spice
are clean and savoury.
D ov e O r n a m e n ts
A pretty pair of feathered symbols of peace on earth will clip to bough and mantel. 5”. #17511 $12.95/pr.
D ov e O r n a m e n ts
A pretty pair of feathered symbols of peace on earth will clip to bough and mantel. 5”. #17511 $12.95/pr.
M a r c a s i t e W r e at h P i n
A classic brooch will find its way to sweaters and coats every December. A myriad of crystals are meticulously hand set upon a hand painted finding. 2”. #13543 $29.95 ($36. value)
“Gilded Nest in the Pine Bough”
“Birds are the messengers that bring God’s love spreading his glory on the wings of the dove. Having a bird’s nest in your Christmas tree Brings good fortune, new luck and all agree...In finding the nest the tree has been blessed”....a wonderful old tradition should endure for future generations. 5”. #20072 $9.95 ($12. value)
“Madame Claus” R o m a n t i c V e lv e t C a p Convey your holiday spirit en vogue! The classic North Pole couture is festooned with sumptuous gilded velvet milliner’s blooms, lace and ostrich plume to endure generations of December frolic. #16697 $59.95 ($75. value)
C h r i s t m a s C r ac k e r s
This tradition dates back to 1840 when a sweet shop owner offered sugared almonds with sentimental messages. While watching his wood fire one evening, a log burst into flame with a loud crack. This inspired the entrepreneur to contrive a log-shaped box that would pop when pulled, revealing his almond and sentiment within. Each holds a charm, fortune, party hat, and snap!... The winner pulls the larger end. Box of 6. 12”. #11443 $16.95/set ($20. value)
Legend of the
In old world Germany, a glass pickle would be hidden amongst the pine boughs on Christmas Eve. The first to glimpse the ornament was assured good fortune and health in the upcoming year. Story included. Gift boxed. #19501 $6.95 4”. ($10. retail)
Waterford Crystal est. 1878 P e ac e D ov e From the time-honored Irish crystal company, a glistening bird bears a laurel leaf sprig (the ancient symbol of peace) within its beak. Exquisitely gift-boxed, the heavily leaded crystal ornament will capture the light and reflect it back as scattered rainbows upon your walls. Gift Boxed. Germany. 3”. #23569 $29.95 (appreciable limited edition)
Illuminated F l o c k e d F r a s i e r F i r Bring a winter wonderland inside. As picturesque as fresh fallen snow in the forest, pre-lit pine boughs laden with the white stuff invite your cherished ornaments to catch the glistening light. Easy assembly. Prelit, 650 lights, 7H ft. #23278 $695.
Byers’ Choice B e l l R i n g e r Their distinctive singing “O” mouths are caught midnote. The highly collectible figurals are created in limited quantities in Pennsylvania. Each is a handcrafted original, brought to life from snippets of fabric, sculpted clay and miniature trims. USA. Gift boxed. 13”. #18920 $69.95
T i n t y p e T ag O r n a m e n t s
Our fetish for antique tinted photographs prompted us to delve into our flat files and select favorites to render on tin tags. Write your to & from on the back sides as keepsake remembrances. 4”. #20292 $14.95/set of 7 ($20. value)
Since 1597 the Muller-Blech family of Glass-blowers: N u t c r ac k e r F a n ta s y Nestled within a wood crate, a keepsake collection of the characters from the beloved holiday tale by Tchaikovsky are hand-blown by mouth by master glass blowers.: The Nutcracker King, the Prince, Clara, Uncle Drosselmeier, MouseKing and the book are hand painted in Europe by a factory that dates back over five centuries. 12 x 10”. #23067 $199.95/ 6 ornaments (retail $209.99.
Spode est. 1770 “C h r i s t m a s T r e e ” P i t c h e r In 1938, English artist Harold Holdway was commissioned to draw a holiday tree for the time-honoured English pottery manufacturer located on Stoke-on-Trent. He immortalized the image with the Santa tree topper from his beloved illustration, and it endures today! 96 oz. Other items available by request. #15001 $69.95 ($80. retail)
Sweets for the Sweet
G i ft S e t
What lucky recipient will revel in this fond remembrance? The keepsake roses ornament, porcelain travel mug and kind thoughts of the giver will endure long after the delectables are devoured! Includes: Mug, ornament in lace bag, Cranberry Tea (10 bags), and Ghirardelli Chocolates (Dark Choc. Raspberry, Dark 60% Cacao, Sublime Vanilla #21853 $29.95 ($60. value) Dream, Dark Choc Peppermint Bark). Flocked velvet box.
Kurt Adler F a b r i c h e S a n ta i n S l e i g h The time-honored gift manufacturer has created these romanticized mixed media collectibles for decades. Each Fabriché™ Masterworks Santa is a hand crafted limited edition, reflecting the joyful holiday spirit of the late 19th century and assured to be appreciable and coveted for generations. Gift Boxed. 10”. #23804 $119.95 (highly appreciable)
Dre sden Finial Ornaments
Glass baubles in vibrant tones possess an oxidized lustre that seems to have been earned over a century of tree trimmings. Glass. 7”. #22593 $19.95/pr ($27. value)
Wintery Woodland D i o r a m a E g g s Petite fawns are nestled in a forest of tinsel within opalescent mercury glass ornaments. 4”. #22592 $19.95 ($27. value) Opalescent Carnival Glass
C a n dy D i s h
Cast from the popular Victorian antique, nuts and candies can be harbored within a beloved classic. Glass. Handmade. 5”. USA. #23736 $29.95 ($35. retail)
Mechanical T e e t e r -T o tt e r
Another collectible from the coveted designer. Tykes go up and down upon a vintage-papered figural with bottle brushes and mixed media. Wind up. Bethany Lowe Designs. 7”. #23186 $49.95 ($59. retail)
The Best of t h e F a r m e r ’ s
The Farmer’s Wife was a monthly magazine published in Minnesota from 1893 to 1939, providing a wholesome sense of community among hardworking rural women. This periodical was the best source for new recipes and information about homemaking and family. The Best of the Farmer’s Wife Cookbook compiles the bestloved recipes and imagery over forty-some years into one heartwarming volume. Hrdcvr. 256p. 10”. #23560 $19.99
The Christmas C h r o n i c l e s by Jeff Guinn. Thorny Pearl Garland
Out of the pages of Brothers Grimm tale, faux pearls are nestled amongst gilded “thorns” just as one might discover in enchanted woods. 80”. #22899 $9.95/pr.
All three of Jeff Guinn’s beloved Christmas Chronicle novels (The Autobiography of Santa Claus, How Mrs. Claus Saved Christmas, and The Great Santa Search) together in one beautifully packaged edition. 6 x 9”. Hrdcvr. 752p. #23743 $19.95
“ Tree Truffles”
Non-caloric sweets for the tree and gift wrap are sugared with glitter and frosted with faux buttercream and chocolate. 3 asstd. box colors (picked at random). 6 ornaments. 7 x 4”. #23202 $14.95/box ($20. retail)
A dreamy-eyed Victorian gazes upon her handsomely appointed Christmas tree. Tinted photograph circa 1900.
F ramed. 9 x 13”. #23731 $49.95 ($75. retail) Unframed. 7H x 11H”. $9.95 ($14. retail) Available as a holiday card on p.89.
Pastel Mercury G l a s s A n g e l s Flashback to a wholesome holiday when our grandmothers featured these upon her tinsel trees. Hand painted starbursts, organza ribbon and glass glitter details. Glass. 3” ea. #21009 $19.95/set of 3 ($25. value) Moon & Stars T r e e T o p p e r A flaxen-haired angel holds the star at the tip of your pine. 11”. Bethany Lowe Designs. #19319 $29.95 Miss Holly’s F o o d D y e B ox Perfect for holiday cutouts with buttercream frosting in holiday colors, this wooden crate will be appreciated long after the cookies have been devoured! Wood. 7 x 5”. #23221 $19.95
E n c h a n t e d S wa n
An exquisite centerpiece can be used as a wine bottle holder or planter as well. Glistening mica flakes enhance the intricately cast bird that is replicated from a coveted statuary. 18”. #23211 $69.95
E n c h a n t e d F o r e s t S p r ay s Gem L eaf Spray. 36”. #23207 $11.95
Glittered L aurel L eaf Spray. 28”. #23208 $11.95 Glittered Berry Spray. (Gold & Silver). 29”.
#23209 $14.95/pr. Save on Set! #23807 $29.95/set ($38. value)
Mary Frances “O n I c e ” B ag Napa chic from Mary Frances. An elaborate array of intricately beaded indulgences are applied to a highly collectible bag from a coveted designer. Limited edition. 9”. #21941 $298.
N o s ta l g i c Icicle Trim
Glistening mica crystals bring the crystalline beauty of ice into your warm home. Six 4 x 12” pieces. Bethany Lowe Designs. #10066 $19.95/set of 6
“A B e l l F o r E l i z ab e t h ”
Inspired by Bouguereau’s beloved painting “The Seashell”, a mother gifts her daughter with a bell rather than a shell on the sand. Ornate gold frame under glass. #22192 $69.95 ($95. retail) 16 x 20”.
“ T oy S h o p ” C h r i s t m a s B e a r
“Introducing new toys full of life and motion ready for this Christmas...” is stitched upon his chest. His bedraggled demeanor bears witness to decades of embraces. 21”. Bethany Lowe Designs. #17338 $69.95 ($80. retail)
Dept. 56 G r a n d m o t h e r ’ s H o u s e Buttery light exudes the windows of her welcoming home, summoning the imagination to hear laughter, and smell her pies fresh from the oven. The latest limited edition decorative from the time-honored company will conjure warm memories. Ceramic. 9”. #23750 $95.00
Mary Frances H o ! H o ! H o ! H e i r l o o m B ag Each is a limited edition and arrives with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Tens of thousands of crimson Swarovski crystals, beads and beveled stones are intricately stitched upon silk velvet and silver leather. The newest limited edition from the coveted designer, this collector’s item will become your traditional signature purse, clutched in your hand at holiday luncheons and occasions every December. Detachable beaded chain and snap closure. 30” strap. 7”. #23738 $278. “Mr. Snow” B u bb l e L i g h t The original is a coveted antique manufactured during WWII. This cheerful snow fellow’s candle will bubble indefinitely when warm. Hand painted ceramic. 8”. UL approved. The Hobgoblins Collection for Bethany Lowe Designs. #11518 $24.95 ($30. retail)
C o l d F r o s t y M o r n i n g CD
The dulcimer will lull one into a tranquil place centuries past...the theater of the mind will summon the aroma of chicory and burning hickory while a silent snow spills past frosted panes. 42 min. Includes Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella, Greensleeves, Carol of the Bells, I Wonder as I Wander, The First Noel...12 romantic selections.#20361 $14.98
We love this! A homespun, feel-good collection of favorite recipes, stories, gift ideas, and decorating tips from bestselling editions of The Farmer’s Wife. Sftcvr. 224p. #23572 $17.99
Twinkle R i c e L i g h t s Finally! For a festive car, mantle, centerpiece arrangement, and those spots that need a sprinkling of ethereal light when there isn’t an outlet to be found or an unsightly plug just won’t do. On/off switch, multiple functions. Requires 3 AA batteries. 10 ft. $11.95/ea. ($15. value) C lear . #15463 / Multicolor . #15464
Robed in softest fleece resembling oatmeal, a dignified soul bears a hearth basket of fire starters and traditional candle tree. Folk lore tells of the fur-clad gift-bringer in the Rhine region, who would saunter the countryside in search of naughty children weeks prior to Christmas. Bearing a switch that he would never use, he would frighten them into good behavior. Hand painted. Bethany Lowe Designs. 15”. #23185 $69.95
Illuminated Angel C a n va s Heavenly light illuminates a lovely old German lithograph rendered to a stretched canvas. Requires 4 AA batteries. 16". #23773 $29.95
“Evergreen Sisters” O r n a m e n t
A grove of crystalline pines spring to life as sweet-faced quadruplets. Resin. Bethany Lowe Designs. 4”. #15712 $14.95
Jacqueline Kent’s E l d e r ly E lv e s The lines upon their kind faces pay evidence to a million smiles. Their eyes are the windows to their souls. The highly collected artist is a master of creating characters. Each is hand painted. Gift boxed. 5”. $24.95/ea. Snickers. #18572 / Chuckles. #18573 / Giggles. #18574 Save on the Set! #17259 $69.95 ($75. retail)
C a n dy S t r i p e B e a r
He’s dusted with sugar-like mica flakes and yields a lollipop wand and snowman pail. Each is a handcrafted original. 11”. Bethany Lowe Designs.#19328 $49.95
P i n e co n e M a n t e l S c a r f
To soften the rustic appeal of “Lodge Chic”, a loomed lace runner conjures thoughts of simmering stew in kettles, cozy fires and snowy nights. Ecru or White. USA. 20 x 88”. #14286 $29.95
Deck the Halls: N o s ta l g i c G a r l a n d s
Bell & F eather Garland. Tinkling bells and faux goose
feather mingle at length to decorate mantel, gift wrap or tree. Bethany Lowe Designs. 9’. #23190 $19.95
Ruby & L eaf Garland. (p.2) Crimson beveled beads decked
with tiny gold balls and faux glass foliage capture the light in stained glass colors. Bethany Lowe Designs. 9’. #23189 $19.95
N o r t h P o l e P i l l ow & Reindeer Feed Tote
Backwoods whimsy is rendered to a sumptuous soft cotton/flax blend that feels as though it has been laundered a hundred times.. $19.95/ea. Tote . 12 x 18”. #23499
P illow. 10 x 15”. #23498
“G o o d L u c k ” P e pp e r m i n t P i g
Candy makers labored into the night continuing a holiday tradition known as the “Peppermint Pig”...a symbol of good health, happiness and prosperity. After Christmas dinner, the candy cane porker was passed around the table. A broken shard of candy ensured a good year ahead! Gift boxed with velvet pouch and hammer. 1 lb. #747 $19.95 R eplacement P ig (no hammer) #7889 $14.95 Online: Piglet #17799 $5.95/ea.
Opalescent mica flakes summon thoughts of a crystallized world and a lone bird’s warble that rings through the crisp air. Food safe jar. 6 x 4”. #22009 $19.95
A Pound of K e n t u c k y B o u r b o n B a l l s Don’t let the little ones snatch these mouthwatering delicacies made with pecans, cocoa and saturated in bourbon...truly annual delights! 16 oz. Elegantly gift boxed. USA. #16150 $29.95 ($38. retail)
B utter P ecan C ookie . 10 oz bag . #22049 $12.95
Royal Bayreuth c. 1794
Panoramic Sugar Teapot
Peep inside to view a glistening wintery scene of snowman, red birds, and pines beyond the old wooden fence. Handcrafted of pure sugar to endure indefinitely. 5”. USA. #6495 $19.95
P a pa C h r i s t m a s C a n dy J a r
A very rare antique from a renowned porcelain manufacturer in Bavaria, the distinctive windblown beard was a distinguishing characteristic of their coveted Santas. Food safe. 5”. Gift boxed. #16385 $19.95 ($50. value)
Keep Calm and H av e a C u p c a k e
Sweet Little Thoughts on Staying Sane A petite pick-me-up is as wonderful as buttercream frosting for the soul. An especially thoughtful remembrance for those who are experiencing difficulties. 24 kt. gold plated charm on ribbon bookmark. Hardcover, 80p. 4”. #23470 $5.95
A Pound of O l d -T i m e P e n n y C a n dy Bit-o-honey, Atomic Fireballs, Wax Bottles, Mary Janes, Butterscotch, Candy Necklaces, Pixy Stix, Necco Wafers, Root Beer Barrels, Wax Lips, Rock Candy...50 dime store favorites will offer the sweet tooth a gift to remember. Perfect for stockings. #10775 $24.95/box ($25. value)
C a n dy P e a r l s
Opalescent orbs are edible enchantment to sprinkle upon buttercream frosting on cupcakes, cookies and confections. 5 oz. #23734 $9.95/pr.
L au r a L i t t l e ’ s F u d g e in a Nostalgic Tin
Better than mother’s, creamy, buttery confections are baked mere hours before they’re shipped! A delightful old watercolour is rendered to a keepsake tin. 7.8 oz. $9.95/flavor Old-Fashioned Fudge. #22012 / Chocolate Caramel Pecan. #22013 Chocolate Peanut Butter. #22014 / Maple Penuche. #22015
Save on all 4 Flavors! #22032 $29.95 ($40. value) Empty Tin. 4x3”. #21433 $4.95/ea.
“Nun Finer” B u t t e ry C a r a m e l s Hand-stirred in candy kettles to concoct the most mouthwatering, delectable confections.. Tin with 36 Caramels 6 x 4”. (classic butter & fudge). #18440 $24.95 E mpty T in. #18073 $11.95
The Very Best
P e pp e r m i n t B a r k
The photographer and buyers devoured the samples within mere minutes... mouthwatering white chocolate is encrusted with wintery fresh peppermint crumbles. To die for. Arrives in Keepsake Santa Tin. 4 oz. #22028 $9.95
“Holiday Cut-Outs” C o o k i e T i n The joy of making sugar cookies is captured in a nostalgic watercolour upon a cookie tin. C ookie T in. 7 x 10”. #18951 $11.95 Also available as a Holiday Tray (p.22) & Holiday Card (p.88).
Butter Pecan Cookies in a
Gilded Chintz Biscuit Jar A lovely reproduction of a Victorian dish will ensure the freshness of your sweet accompaniments to afternoon tea. 7”.
B o n b o n C a n dy B ag s
We love these! Tuck treats or treasures inside and tug the ribbons. 7 x 3”. #19469 $11.95/dz. ($15. value) Save on 2 or More! $9.95/dz.
Jar with 10 oz . P ecan C ookies . #22027 $49.95 ($65. value)
C ookie Jar ( empty). #21615 $29.95 ($45. value)
Anne Taintor C h o c o l at e B a r s From our favorite wit, hilarious candy wrappers offer dry humor and mouthwatering chocolate. Reads: “All I want for Christmas is chocolate.
Well, heck yeah, I’ve been naughty! and Chocoholic doesn’t begin to cover it.” #23389 $14.95/set of 3
E n g l i s h C h r i s t m a s H a mp e r
Imagine a loved one’s delight! Truly a Victorian notion, the tradition originated on Dec. 26th, “Boxing Day”, when the master of the house would present his servants with a crate of useful goods in appreciation for their service. Our version includes: china cup, glass pickle ornament, authentic sixpence, butter cookies, cranberry tea, peppermints, vanilla caramels, gingerbread coffee, & 2014 Mini Calendar in a leather and brass appointed wicker case bound by lace. #21854 $59.95 ($120. value)
Ruling Heart Locket
Lest their be any doubt about the battle of head and heart, fiery precious stones befriend cultured pearls upon an heirloom necklace that declares one’s loyalties to love. .925 sterling silver, garnet, seed pearls. 16” chain, 2” ext., 1” locket. #23429 $119.95 ($175. value)
Her face is formed from an authentic old mold found in Australia while her historically accurate gowns are of finest true silk and will fit the 18” American Girl Dolls as well. Coifed ringlets and upswept curls, glass eyes and century-old face painting technique contribute to a limited edition heirloom doll who celebrates the Grande Dame. Arrives with tiara, cameo, nightgown, slippers, bloomers, and doll stand. #20264 Gift boxed. 20”. $119.95 ($160. value) Additional Dolls on p.56.
Authentic Italian Cameo
Aphrodite Filigree B r ac e l e t
A dainty silhouette is carved of conch shell tossed upon the Sicilian coast. Maestro carvers summon her face using centuryold methods. Set within delicate .925 sterling silver filigree with marcasite stones. Truly heirloom quality. 7H”. #22311 $149.95 ($220. retail)
R e n a i s s a n c e T r ay
Convincingly a costly heirloom our magnificent mirrored tray is flourished with gilded baroque swirls and cast from an ornamental antique. 13 x 8”. #23144 $29.95 ($60. value)
Christine’s D r e s s i n g G ow n
Inspired by the ruffled robe worn by the Phantom’s beautiful songstress during the hauntingly romantic dressing room scene in which his voice comes to her. Long bridal train extends behind while tiers of assorted lace patterns cascade coquettishly from a velvet sashed robe. S/M, #21832 $149.95 L/XL. ($200. value)
French Watercolour S i l k S ca r f Unspeakably beautiful, variegated hues of moss and crimson are rendered to a creamy pallet of finest silk. Pure silk satin. Gift boxed. 22 x 67”. #23541 $39.95 ($80. value)
Afternoon Tea S i lv e r S e rv i c e The English understand the importance of a rejuvenating cup in the midst of a harrowing day. The refinement of a civilized ritual allows for calm and conversation. Silver plated brass. Footed Tray 18x30”, Creamer 3Hx7”, Sugar 6Hx7H”, Coffee Pot 10”, Tea Pot 10”. #23612 $499.95 ($543. retail)
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Photograph A l b u m S ta n d
An exacting replica of our coveted heirloom, this magnificent velvet parlor display is a mirrored decorative that harbours your loved ones’ faces in grand form. A drawer accommodates overflow photos. Wind-up. Holds 72 photos in a variety of sizes (5 x 7, 4 x 6, & 3 x 5”). #20662 13” tall. Plays: Fur Elise. $199.95 ($280. value)
W a r b l e r M u s i c B ox : Invest in Silver
Victorian Trading Co. has aligned themselves with Siegfried Wendel, the only authorized manufacturer of the singing bird box today. For an expense that many easily justify for jewelry, these rare and limited production art pieces are registered for verification as to an assured and increased value in years to come. Each is handcrafted of solid silver with feathered birds while utilizing ornamental motifs and mechanisms that have endured nearly 300 years. Loved ones will enjoy the birdsong along the way! #12288 $3995. ($5000. value)
W e st c h e st e r D i n n e rwa r e by Lenox
First introduced in 1915, Westchester is distinctive for an opulent gold border, rarely seen in china services today. The elaborate gold etching evokes the grandeur of an era, rich with exquisite design and detail, handcrafted by master artisans to achieve a lustrous glow. 5 piece place setting. #23606 $499.95 ($715. value) Towle Silversmiths est. 1690
G r a n d B a r o q u e C u tl e ry
Defy the economy with a wise and stable investment. This exquisite cutlery pattern has lended grace to well-appointed tables for nearly a century. Sterling silver, 24 #23693 $995./5 karat gold accent. pc. place setting ($1650. retail)
Heirloom Hand Mirror
Our coveted antique was entrusted to our favorite artisans in order that they would replicate it. When the copy arrived, we could not discern the new from the old. Gold leaf on porcelain. Beveled glass. #18498 $49.95 ($76. value) Gift boxed. 9 x 5”.
Only upon close scrutiny would one be convinced that such an exquisite frame is less than a century old. 3” photo. Gift boxed. 5”. #20228 $19.95 ($30. value)
Crystal H e i r l o o m C u f f W at c h Twined bands encrusted with glistening crystals upon antiqued silver encompass the wrist. Fine quartz movement. Gift boxed. #23318 $29.95 ($50. value)
T h e S t o ry
A beautiful leather bound volume worthy of one’s storied past, memorializing family heritage, legacies and traditions while providing an honest insight into an individual’s character. Gentle but candid questions guide the author through an honest autobiography so as to offer the complete story. Progressive chapters conclude with such sections as regrets, mistakes, milestones and turning points, beliefs, lessons, values, and advice. 384 gilt, acid-free pages. Genuine silk moiré end leaves. Filigree gold foil embossing. Ribbon marker. 12”. #12795 $79.95 (Value priceless.)
Jane Austen B a n dag e s & A i r F r e s h e n e r If the spunky free-thinker had any idea of her following a century later, she would be pleased. Bandages . Referred to as “plasters” by the British, 15 assorted quotes and images assuage your ‘boo-boo”. #23783 $7.95/set
A ir F reshener . Sensibly scented lavender. #23784 $7.95/pr.
Online: Jane Austen Tattoos . #23786 $7.95/set of 22 Online: E dgar A llan “Poepourri” A ir F reshener . #23786 $7.95/pr.
V i ct o r i a L ac e Collar
Jane Austen Pen
Worthy of the beloved and outspoken writer, a pearlized pen revives the joy of scribed thoughts. Her signature graces both pen and #23835 $19.95/ea. ($60. value) gift box. Fountain. / Rollerball.
Detachable collar that can easily take any outfit from day to night, modern to vintage. #23425 $19.95 ($35. retail)
Transform an ordinary tee or sweater into a vintage boutique find or wear as a necklace. Detachable faux pearl Peter Pan collar clasps in back. #23426 $19.95 ($35. retail)
A Booklover’s Diary:
T h e R e a d e r ’ s C o m pa n i o n
This indispensable journal will become almost as vital as your address book and birthday book. Includes sections for book lists, record of books read, books wanted and purchased, shared books, book group notes and comments, favorite titles to remember, significant passages, and addresses of book stores, libraries, and clubs. 144 pages. Laminated hardbound gift book. 5 x 7”. #9977 $14.95
A ct i o n F i g u r e s
An unlikely pair of writers, the intense Gothic and lighthearted favorite of women’s sensibilities are celebrated by whimsical figurines. $12.95/ea. Jane Austen.
K n ow :
An Edwardian Housewife’s Guide to Life A fascinating read and glimpse into the insights of Downton Abbey’s peer group offers hilarious, helpful and horrifying insight of the early 20th century. What are the benefits of applying lard to your eyebrows, why you should break a raw egg into your walking boots, and how the teeth may be polished beautifully...hrdcvr. 172p., 7H”. #23641 $12.95
E dgar A llan Poe .
C at S o ck s
Yank up your trouser leg and show your spirit. Two versions of kitty are woven (not printed!) from an antique loom into squeezable soft stockings that can double as slippers when “padding” around the house. 9-11. #10283 $16.95/2 asst. pr.
N o s ta l g i c S t i tc h e ry C a r d s
Trickling sand within a mottled mercury glass receptacle will measure the minutes using old time methodology. 8”. #22734 $19.95 ($25. value)
An old favorite, six assorted illustration boards are rescued from storybook classics to keep little fingers busy while developing fine motor skills. Set of 6, Stitchable 9” x 6” cards, Large plastic needle and yarn included. #23441 $9.95
Edwardian Cooking: 80 Recipes Inspired by the elegant meals served in the popular television series:
D ow n t o n A b b e y C o o k b o o k
Recipes adapted for the modern cook by Chef Edwards offer an elegant array of savory tea sandwiches and sweets from traditional high tea. Guides through dinner at the Edwardian table. 80 recipes. 9”. Hrdcvr. 176 pgs. #23423 $19.95
The choice of fine tailors, the highest quality available flaunts red roses beneath a brass #22910 hook. Lotus wood/brass. 17”. $19.95/pr. ($30. value)
Anne Taintor C o i n P u r s e Our favorite smart aleck leaves us laughing with her witty practicalities. 4”. #23770 $11.95 Save on 3 or More! $9.95/ea.
M a d e m o i s ow l N e c k l ac e
A demure bird has fashion sense. The chic pendant is a wise investment assured to accessorize winter sweaters. 18” chain. 2” pendant. #23408 $19.95 ($30 value)
Anne Taintor L i p B a l m Our favorite smart alec leaves us laughing with her witty practicalities. SPF 15. Vanilla flavor. 7” #23771 $6.95/ea. Save on 2 More $4.95/ea.
Roses to Go T r av e l C u p Pretty in the fast lane...singing to your favorite music between sips of English Breakfast tea or coffee at the red lights. Ideal for office. Double-walled. Porcelain. 5H”. Gift boxed. #19540 $11.95 ($20. value)
Warm Hands Travel Cup on p.49. Frisky Travel Cup on p.82.
A n g e l W i n g B r ac e l e t
As light as a feather, this delicate filament of silver will weightlessly encompass the wrist beginning with a dewdrop crystal and ending with a glistening wing. #23532 $19.95 ($38. value)
Hopeless Romantic T r o u s e r
Silken knee-highs are graced with lovely old prints. Nylon/spandex. One size. L ace . #18803 / F loral . #18804 $9.95/two asst. pr. Save on 3 or More! $7.95/asst. pr.
Crystal C h e r u b Wings Earrings
Crystals dazzle with ethereal light. Dainty posts are tastefully simple yet elegant. #23531 $12.95 ($20. value)
Time of Our Lives
C l o c k M ag n e t s & B oa r d
Derived from a handsome photo surround, a curious little display for milestone mementos, photos and petite souvenirs. Metal. Wooden clock-face magnets. 5 x 7”. #23775 $9.95 ($15. retail)
Coffee or Tea?
H o l i day C h e e r
Select the trio that will arrive tucked within a lovely ceramic mug graced with an Edwardian motif borrowed from an old postcard. Arrives ready to revive! $19.95 ($30. value) Teas: Winter Spiced, Orange Spice, Apple Spice. 10 tea bags per flavor. #22167 Coffees: Christmas Cookie, Cranberry Crème Brulée, Toasted Chestnut Créme. 1.5 oz. each. #22168
Cling to Hope: M u s ta r d S e e d N e c k l ac e A lone yellow seed dances within the glass chamber of an intricately-cast pendant as a constant reminder. Engraved back: ”If you have faith as a grain of mustard seed...nothing shall be impossible unto you.” 1H” pendant, 30” chain. Organza #22206 $19.95 ($40. value) pouch.
From the Vatican Collection 19th c. E n a m e l e d
This exquisite museum reproduction holds a crystal cross within its chamber. Gold/Ruby Enamel. 30” chain. Gift boxed. #11268 $49.95 ($60. value)
V i c t o r i a n T e a r B o t t l e & T r ay
Often harbouring one’s tears, Victorians would present them as a sincere gift for important moments in life: tears of joy or sorrow: wedding, new baby, sympathy, reconciliation. Cobalt blue glass with silver filigree. 2”. #23834 $39.95/set (Value: Priceless)
“G o d B l e s s O u r H o m e ”
This is an exacting replica of our centuryold antique find. Oftentimes the begrudged handiwork of a young girl, such embroidery would plea good karma. 19 x 8”. #15524 $29.95 ($45. value)
Compassionate Angel F e e d e r She offers refreshment to any songbird or creature seeking a sip of cool water or bit of seed or dry bread. Mossy fiber stone. 11 x 18”. USA. #22708 $99.95 ($120. value)
R o s e P e ta l R o s a ry
A subtle fragrance exudes each bead, comprised of a myriad of compressed rose petals, and hand-strung with crystals and silver findings. #7941 $49.95 View Rose Petal Bracelet online. #20944
Angel of Honor C a n d l e H o l d e r Caught between nouveau and deco, a WWI era figural upholds truth and light with great reverence. Cast iron. 15" #23039 $29.95 ($40. value) tall. “Prie Dieu” F r e n ch P r ay e r B e n ch First crafted by Catholics in France, the upholstered kneeler will invite meditation and reflective thought. This beautiful Gothic version is an exacting replica of our antique circa late 1800s. Hand rubbed hardwood and velvet. 18 x 34”. #16174 $395. ($520. retail)
A devout spirit in conference with heaven. Intricately carved by maestro cameo artists in Italy. 1”. Sterling silver . #11257 $159.95 14 kt. G old. #11258 $269.95
18” Silver chain. #11066 $19.95 18” 14 kt. G old chain. #11064
Passport to the S o u l : A Lifelong Journey
Eighty pages of inspirational quotes from great thinkers will offer objectivity to your life. A gold plated Eiffel Tower charm on ribbon bookmark. Hrdcvr. 80 p. 4”. #23472 $5.95 (value priceless)
Seraphina Angel P r ay e r B ox Mentioned in the Old Testament to be one of the celestial beings of highest rank, the stone guardian of a grassy grave is miniaturized to grace a small chamber for special intentions. All is possible when there is faith. Faux marble. #19257 $24.95 ($30. value) 9”. Heaven‘s Heart
P e n da n t N e c k l ac e
A faceted crystal is embraced by intricate gold wings that signifies our most sacred virtue. 1” pendant, 26”chain with 3” ext. #20832 $19.95 ($30. value)
Bracelet. #22358 $19.95 E arrings . #22357 $19.95/pr.
The century-old bisque artistry renders photographic imagery within layers of porcelain. When illuminated, a dimensional vision comes to life. 6”. Gift boxed. #19143 $19.95 ($25. value) Porcelain.
Authentic Irish Dresden “K i s s A n g e l ” A coquettish and coveted figurine is created by Irish artisans using a centuries-old process in which real cotton lace is fired at high temps that turn it to glass. Handsigned by #21922 $99.95 ($140. value) the artist. Additional Irish Dresden online.
C ry s ta ll i n e Church Light
An icy retreat exudes a warm inner light. Bottle brush trees and glass glitter create a celestial retreat in miniature. Light cord included, on/ off switch on cord. 15”. #17313 $39.95 ($60. value)
A n g e l E n s e m bl e : An ethereal halo and wings are handcrafted from real feathers. One size #6853 fits adults & children30” wing span. $19.95/set ($25. value) A Victorian Noel
Carols for hammered dulcimer, harp, piano, and strings. Robin Petrie on the hammered dulcimer. 13 tracks. Includes familiar melodies and lesser known gems from France, Germany, Italy, Holland, Austria, Spain and Denmark. #23395 $14.95
P e t i t e N at i v i t y
A miniature congregation re-enacts the birth of the Christ child. Hand painted in muted pastels with crackled raku finish. Set of 10 includes: Baby Jesus 1”, Mary 3”, 3 Wisemen 4”, Shepherd Holding a Sheep 4”, Joseph 4”, Angel 4”, Cow 2”, Horse 2”. #23419 $19.95/set of 10 ($30. retail)
E n h a n c e r P e n da n t s & R o s a ry C h a i n N e c k l ac e
Quaint mini-postcards are leaded under glass with lobster clasps to attach to a glass-beaded chain. Curious images mailed in an era of penny postage survived to prevail as charming tokens for jewelry, gift wrap, ornaments, and craft. 10 pendants, 1H” each. Necklace 32”. #21954 $29.95 ($40. value)
L ov e P o t i o n S e r u m s
L y r i c a l C h a r m B r ac e l e t
Lest you forget, a constant reminder of how much one is cherished dangles from a sweet brass postcard that encompasses the wrist. 7” with 2” #23399 $19.95 ($25. value) extender.
T h e L ov e L e t t e r s o f E l i z a b e t h B a r r e t t & R o b e r t B r ow n i n g
The love affair between the Victorians’ most beloved poets is one of passion, tragedy, illness and endurance. This is the compilation of their letters regarding their first meeting, courtship, blossoming love and hints of their forbidden marriage. Hrdcvr. 203p. #23501 $12.95
Perfect Rose B u n d t C a k e M o l d Drizzle your baked bloom with a sugary glaze that will soak sweetly into the moist petals. 9”. #22313 $29.95 ($39. value)
If you dare... a renowned aroma-therapist has recreated the female passion pheromone “copulin” infused within an intriguingly fragrant oil. Glass rollerball. R aspberry C hiffon. Amber base, vanilla, raspberry, blood orange, lemon & sugar (sensuality, vigor). #22417 $19.95 Sensual H armony. Ylang-ylang, vanilla, sandalwood, swirled copper mica (exotic aphrodisiac).#22418 $19.95 Seduction. Extremely potent. Amber honey, civet, copulin, ruby mica (arousal, confidence, creativity). #22421 $39.95
“I Love You”
T y p e w r i t e r K e y B r ac e l e t It has been said that love is the “key” to happiness. Lorraine Wilson scours the antique markets in search of the alphabetical artifacts and marries them together to encompass the wrist. Swarovski crystals on brass hearts. Keys will vary as each is an original. #22402 $99.95 (value: priceless)
L ov e b i r d O r n a m e n t s
A pair of lovebirds adorn antiqued glass heart ornaments. 2”. #22594 $11.95 ($15. value)
Corsetiere Shop: Babette C orset. (P ink )
Ultimately feminine, the classic satin bustier is recreated in French form, to underlie your romantic wardrobe. Laceup with side hook closures. S-XXL. #23287 $49.95 ($75. value) Jasmine C orset. Exotic brocade of
indigo and gold threads is sewn into a rich underpinning with lace-up and hook closures. S-XXL. #23288 $49.95 ($75. value)
O’Reilly’s O r b s Opalescent blown glass ornaments are graced by hand painted clover foliage associated with good fortune. 2 asst. #16527 Glass. 3”. $12.95/pr. ($15. value)
E u r op e a n F l a s k s
A dash of Irish Cream in your coffee or a sip of almond liquor before bedtime at the inn. Whatever be your preference, a pair of heirloomcaliber liquor decanters are cast in fine pewter from antiques. 5”. $69.95/ea. ($85. value) S cottish T histle . 4 oz . #23490 C eltic K not. 3 oz. #23491
L u c k y 2013 S h a m r oc k
Celebrate your Irish heritage with the radiance and warmth of this shamrock ornament, hopefully bringing the luck of the Irish to any Christmas tree. Lead Crystal. Gift Boxed. Made in Germany. 4”. #23570 $75.00 (Highly appreciable collectible)
4 Leaf Clover
Lucky P oc k e t Tokens
Tuck one in a loved one’s pocket or purse. The smooth good luck stone feels fine in the palm. One’s faith in the rare sprig’s power may summon goodness. 1H x 1”. Organza pouch. #22001 $11.95/pr. (value: Priceless) Save 2 or More! $9.95/pr.
P e n da n t
One’s good fortune is harboured within a Victorian Gothic amulet. 28” chain. Organza pouch. #22000 $19.95 ($35. value) Also available : Mustard Seed Amulet featured on p.34
Our Irish Grannies’ Recipes
Irish Country C h r i s t m a s CD Mandolin, fiddle, hammered dulcimer, pennywhistle, pipes and authentic folk instruments conjure the serenity of gentle flurries, deer in woods, crescent moons and cozy hearths with iron kettles of stew. This is the background music for wrapping and writing cards. 13 beloved carols include What Child is This, Carol of the Bells, The Holly & the Ivy, and lesser known Irish folk songs. 45 mins. #20262 $14.99
C ry s ta l C l ov e r B r ooc h
Myriad glistening Austrian stones are patiently mounted upon a pin that may prevent a pinch on March 17. 2”. #21192 $29.95
Savor the delicious, authentic recipes of traditional Irish cooking. Grandmothers from all across the Emerald Isle have long kept secret the recipes passed down from generations. Brown bread and potato soup have been served in thatch-roofed cottages and local village pubs for years. The author has compiled the best of his ancestors’ recipes to include: Ravenscroft Guinness Beef Stew, Dublin Coddle, Northern Irish Stuffing, Old-fashioned Soda Scones. Hrdcvr., 133 p. 7”. #22094 $12.99
I r i s h M e r i n o W oo l C a r d i g a n
From the Emerald Isle, a warm button-down for a lovely lass offers a beautiful graduated diamond cable stitch on both front and back and scalloped lace hem. Derived from centuries-old knitting patterns. Knitted from 100% Merino Wool spun from a land where the sheep have names. Garnet, Natural or Marl Green. S-XL #23407 $129.95 ($180. value)
C e lt i c C h r i s t m a s CD
An inspiring traditional collection of carols are performed with flute, harp, mandolin, fiddle, cittern and other ancient instruments that create a hauntingly beautiful aura: Includes: What Child Is This?, The Holly & the Ivy, Auld lang Syne, O Holy Night, and the many favorites with a festive “Jackson’s Jig” for fun! 52 min. #3297 $16.95
Molly Malone’s H e e l s The menfolk will slam down their tankards when these enter the room! Glittered T-straps rival Dorothy’s ruby slippers for attention. 4H” heel. Sizes #20960 $59.95 6-10.
W at c h P e n da n t
A glass sphere harbours a magnified quartz timepiece within a tasseled brass frame. 1” pendant. #20595 32” chain. $39.95 ($60. value)
C ry s ta l B a l l
If we could foresee what the future held would we want to know? A leaded sphere invites you to peer within... 4”. Acanthus Leaf Brass Base included. #20028 $79.95 ($135. value)
“Calling Heaven” S p i r i t B oa r d First introduced in 1890, fervent faith in eternal souls inspired a mystical board in which Victorians would gather in the parlour by candlelight. An unprompted energy was believed to summon a sign or word from beyond and once again, unite them with their lost #23689 $29.95 ($50. value) loves. 16 x 12”.
M ag da l e n e B u s t
Her poised, calm demeanor exudes serenity. Simply beautiful. Hand painted plaster evokes the intrigue of 18th c. European cathedrals. 19”. #23121 $199.95 ($240. value)
C o n t e n t e d M o o n T a p e s t ry
A full moon beams from an oak-leaf laden field of dark tea-hued tapestry. From noted artist, Megan Berry. Includes metal hanging brackets & finials. 27 x 55”. #23071 $39.95 ($100. value)
Know-it-All’s D e s k C l o c k He would relish the opportunity to convey the time. Cast from a European antique. 8”. #13740 $39.95 ($50. retail) Charlotte’s Chignon S e c r e t
C h amb e r B u s t
A e s o p ’ s F ox C u ff
A magnificent replica of a costly Amphora bust invites function to lovely form. Her knotted bun removes to conceal valuables. 26”. #21571 $199.95 ($300. value)
A sly little bracelet will encompass your wrist with an intricate antique casting of a handsome creature with jet eyes. Silver plate on gold plate. 1”, Brass. USA. #23268 $49.95 ($75. value)
Gothic Poison Ring
A hinged chamber once intended for toxins to immerse within a drink is now better suited as a locket for a photo, solid fragrance or artifacts. Sterling silver. Garnet. Whole sizes only 5-10. #21474 $39.95 ($60. value)
Winsome Mabel Elephant
A sweet-faced, trunked toddler is a coveted original by the highly collectible designer. Hand sewn of curly mohair with weighted shot and movable joints, she is tenderly crafted with vintage materials. #21380 10”. $249.95 (value: Priceless)
Ball & Claw E a r r i n g s Distinctively Victorian, the clasping eagle talon found on 19th c. home furnishings and personal accoutrements has been adapted to tasteful ear jewels. 1”. #21723 $19.95 ($25. value) Coordinating Necklace #21870 $29.95, (view online)
Eight-Faces W a x S e a l A brilliant oddity for the letter-writer. Centuries ago, the insignia pressed into sealing wax upon correspondences ensured confidentiality. This multi-tasking desk tool includes moon & stars, birthday cake, shamrock, rosebud, holly, crown, quill pen and heart. Copper. 8 seals. #20044 $29.95 ($40. value) Sealing Wax Sticks (burgundy, gold, silver) #16656 $9.95/3 asst. sticks
An early curiosity of charming proportions will harbour small necessities within her skirt. 14 x 11 x 7”. Hand painted composite. #23123 $99.95 ($110. retail)
“A l l
“Vintage Watches” B r ace l e t Because there simply is never enough time... how clever is this? A renowned jewelry designer has a fetish for antique watches and creates these wrist fancies from a varied assortment– each is unique. Pretty gold and silver mix. (Some watches may work, not intended for functionality.) USA. 7”. #16597 $129.95 Also available: Watch Ring. #21483 (view online)
Vanity” Tin Sign
Death or Beauty? Victorian pen & ink artist, Chas. Allan Gilbert, rendered this evocative and doubly-interpreted illustration at #19361 $19.95 ($25. value) the age of 18. 12 x 9”.
Victorian J e w e l ry C a s k e t Intricately detailed, this glass-lidded chamber will harbor your precious baubles while complementing perfume atomizers and other vanity-top lovelies. 6 x 2”. #22636 $29.95 ($40. value) Victorian B u b b l e B ow l & O r n at e W a n d A blissful pastime transcends youth...an exquisite presentation invites proper ladies to fill the air with opalescent orbs! B owl . 5”. #22674 $19.95 ($30. value) Ceramic. Wand. 9”. #22301 $14.95 ($20. value) Online: Bubbler Pendant #21717 $29.95
N o u ve au T r e a s u r e T i n s
with 6 Curiosity Glass Jars To fill with buttons, beads, or teensy whatnot, six glass bottles with brass fliplids are nestled within enameled chests. Elaborate art nouveau graphics summon thoughts of Paris circa 1890. 5 x 3H”. #23145 $69.95/set
G i f t T ag & O r n a m e n t
Attach to a loved ones’ gift, and they’ll remember you forever when they decorate their tree. “To:/ From:” on the reverse. Gift boxed. #22761 4” w/ velvet hanger. $19.95/set of 3 ($27. value)
N o s ta l g i c C h r i s t m a s T a p e in a Tin Five retro designs will take you back to a dime store in the 1940s. Vintage motifs will summon smiles when used on crafts, parcels, baked goods and a countless other uses.#20634 $19.95/ 5 rolls (16 yds./ea.)
Only $1.58/yd! V i n tag e V e lv e t R i bb o n Jewel colored ribbon on spools seem to be retrieved from an old sewing basket found in the attic. Colors include: emerald, teal, amethyst, mustard, pink champagne, and pumpkin. 63 yards of velvet. #23644 $99.95/set of 6 spools ($189. value)
Antique Silver T i n s e l G a r l a n d Metallic cord transforms craft and ordinary giftwrap into exquisite heirloom treasures. 9 ft. #23450 $6.95/ 9 ft. spool.
Vintage Holiday G i f t B ox e s To wrap a gift now, and harbour coveted gifts later... Seven nostalgic designs have been rescued from very old images and upholstered upon an array of lidded boxes in varied sizes. LG 17 x 12 x 5”. SM 12 x 7 x 2”. #13687 $29.95 / nested set of 7
Picture Perfect T a p e D i s p e n s e r Guised as a retro camera, this clever wooden dispenser will make craft and gift wrap a snap. Holds standard size roll of scotch tape. 3I”. #22854 $19.95 ($24. retail)
Precious Tintype Tins
V i n tag e H o l i day G i f t w r a p
Eight nostalgic designs have been rescued from very old images destined for obscurity. Neatly kept within a folio with matching cut-out gift tags. 8 asst. folded sheets 18 x 24”. #11651 $11.95 Save on 2 or More! $9.95/ea. Additional Giftwrap styles available online.
Precious, moonfaced children obtained from antique tinted photographs are encompassed by lace and old roses. A food safe trio of tins await your fudge, gifts or small whatnot. 6”. #21740 $19.95/set of 3 #21741 $29.95/ set of 6 (2 of each image) Also available as holiday greetings on p.89.
C h a n t i l ly L ac e T a p e
Bind your parcels and gifts with an exquisite flourish... for mere pennies more than clear tape. 2 asst. designs. #21500 $11.95/pr. ($15. value) 2”x 98’.
E n a m e l e d G i f t B ox e s
Inspired by the petite hinged boxes from Limoges, France, three affordable versions clutch with a crystal closure, and are enameled in jeweled colors to mimic giftwrapped #4271 presents. 2H x 2 x 1”. $29.95/set. ($40. value)
“Nana’s Walls” V i n tag e P r i n t B ag s Finest quality gift bags feature charming patterns rescued from Victorian wallpaper. Largest 14 x 10H x 4". Smallest 6 x 4 x 2H". #22996 $11.95 ($15. value)
Hand Embroidered P o u c h e s Meticulously hand embroidered, these demure pouches will be treasured almost as much as the gift. 9 x 7”. #19727 $19.95/ set of 3 ($30. value) Ribbon Roses Gift Pouches available on p.96.
Q u i lt P r i n t s Giftwrap
Homespun patterns that were once patiently handstitched from cotton are now rendered to paper. 4 assorted designs, Each design has 3 sheets (27H” x 40”). #23443 $11.95/12 sheets. Save on 2 or more sets! $9.95/set
1928 Jewelry Co.
Antique Roses Scissors
Dressmaker quality scissors are cast from an ornamental mold with cherubs atop. 7”. #17970 $65.
S h i m m e ry O r g a n z a B ag s
“For You” K e e p s a k e G i f t B ox Reminiscent of a vintage confection box, this quaint container marries satin ribbon, opalescent mica flakes and silk flowers upon a sturdy gift box. A lovely century-old calling card from our archives is replicated upon the lid. Paperboard. #16160 $12.95 ($15. value) 6 x 3”.
Shimmery circles of organza are gathered with tassel cords to quickly and impressively wrap a remembrance. 5 asst. colors. #15459 $19.95/5 asst. 28” to 22” diameter. ($30. value)
Secret Love C h a m b e r B ox Hidden within is a petite metal plate that attests one’s love in French words. Exquisitely enameled and intricately cast crystals. Engraved inside: Je t’aime (French for “I Love You”). 2”. Petite Parcels #22296 $19.95 ($30. value) A joy to prepare and a delight to receive, assorted nostalgic waxed envelopes, glittered hang tags and sticker seals will secure small gifts and goodies. 12 bags, 12 tags, 12 stickers. 10”. $12.95/ea. ($15. value) Vintage C hristmas . #23118
C hristmas Birds . #23119
Vintage D og. #23116 Vintage C at. #23117
Vintage O wl . #23115
Vitamin E Infused C o t t o n C a n dy L i p B a l m That soft pink confection that melts on the tongue will ensure pleasant kisses and induce smiles. Whimsical antique replica tin can be used as a pillbox after the emollient is depleted. 1.5 oz. #16535 $9.95/ea. Save on 2 or more! $8.95/ea. “Lady in Waiting” B o t t l e O p e n e r A most accommodating pose invites one to open a cold one… this delightful antique reproduction was popular among many of our grandfathers while grandmother would probably raise an eyebrow! Hand #5958 $11.95/ea. painted cast iron. 8”. Save on 2 or more! $9.95/ea.
Trouser S o cks
Hike up your pant leg a bit and offer evidence of your fun-loving holiday spirit! Silky texture. Knee-high. One size fits all. #12636 $9.95/pr.
Miss Kitty’s B o n e
Because a gal never knows when she’ll need to cut off a tag or open a parcel. The ages-old scrimshaw artistry of etched bone endures. Designer Linda Layden. 3G” Bone / Stainless steel. #22331 $69.95 ($90. value)
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Dear 19th c. imagery derived from advertising cards for cocoa, shoes, thread and other provisions serve as the backdrop to the months...a greeting card tuck-in, or easy reference for fridge and desk. Approx. 5 x 7”. Assorted #22621 $14.95/set of 12 dozen. Save on 2 or More! $12.95/set of 12
Anne Taintor C h o c o l at e B a r s From our favorite wit, hilarious candy wrappers offer dry humor and mouthwatering chocolate. Reads: “All I want for Christmas is chocolate. Well, heck yeah,
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Vintage prints are rendered to laminated identification tags that double as clever gift tags. #23818 $11.95/3 asst Save on 2 or more sets! $9.95/set
I’ve been naughty! and Chocoholic doesn’t begin to cover it.” #23816 $14.95/set of 3
“G o o d L u ck ” P e p p e r m i n t P i g
Candy makers labored into the night continuing a holiday tradition known as the “Peppermint Pig”...a symbol of good health, happiness and prosperity. After Christmas dinner, the candy cane porker was passed around the table. A broken shard of candy ensured a good year ahead! Gift boxed with velvet pouch and hammer. 1 lb. #23817 $19.95 R eplacement P ig (no hammer) #7889 $14.95 Online: Piglet #17799 $5.95/ea.
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E m e ry B oa r d s
America’s favorite wit presents nail files that offer lighthearted clips from strong minded women. #23772 $6.95/pr. Save on 2 or More! $5.95/pr.
Popular in the 1800s, one must unwind over 100 feet of crepe paper ribbon to reveal many layers of delightful charms and trinkets. Over a dozen surprises. 4”. Victorian scrap art will vary. #22051 $14.95 A lso Available : Romantic. (view online) #22052
C h e r i s h e d C h a r m B r ac e l e t
A Victorian portrait preserved under liquid crystal accompanies golden icons of the holidays that dangle from rosary beads. Crystal-studded heart padlock closure. 7.5” with 3” extender chain. #23398 $19.95 ($25 value)
Provençal P u r s e M ag n i f i e r Perfect for price tags, fine print and menus in dark places...this pretty flip glass will be your second eyes. 2x magnification. 3”. #22896 $12.95 ($22. value)
P o c k e t S e n t i m e n t s in our Signature Coin Purse
Discreetly tuck a kind thought into her handbag or his coat pocket. Silver, gold, and bronze tokens convey ten messages to include: You are loved, Happiest of Birthdays, Forever, I’m Sorry, Seize the Day, Feel Better, Keep Calm & Carry On, Good Luck Attend Thee, Miss You, My Dear Friend. 1” coins. #21476 $19.95/set ($30. value)
C l au d e M o n e t R o l l e r b a l l P e n
Christened after the best loved impressionist, crimson dances with teal and jeweled tones that insinuate an Indian summer garden. This slender writing tool is smooth as glass within one’s fingers while the ink flows like silk. Pen box included. #20290 $19.95 ($40. value)
K iss C lasp C oin P urse . (without coins) Ivory.
Heirloom Replica Jewelry
D ow n t o n A bb e y C o l l e c t i o n
Filigree and exquisite Edwardian jewelry is inspired by the beloved series . (Full collection online.)
Lady Mary’s C rimson E arbobs . #23061 $39.95 C rimson Bracelet. #23062 $29.95
F o r g e t -M e -N o t R i n g
Glistening marcasites are tediously set upon a beribboned ring in which the plea for remembrance is engraved. “Forget-Me-Not” is inscribed in a Gothic font inside the band. Sizes 5-9. #21826 $29.95 ($60. value)
H o l ly P u r s e T i s s u e s
For tears of joy during the happiest of seasons! 4 ply. 10 tissues per package. 4 x 2”. #20587 $9.95/3 pkgs. Save on 2 or More! $7.95/set
S n ow m a n P o o p & R e i n d e e r D r o pp i n g s
Not! Even the most dignified of us cannot help but be amused by the absurd comparisons! #21956 $9.95/2 asst. pkg. Reindeer Droppings. Crunchy almonds are drenched in creamy milk chocolate. Snowman Poop. White Hot Chocolate decadence! 1.7 oz.
19th c. Christmas P l ay i n g C a r d s 54 beautiful holiday illustrations compiled from a private collection of Victorian postcards are rendered to an elegant deck crafted in Italy. 3H”. #21417 $9.95
C a m e o M u s i c B ox e s
Cameos are cast from antique conch shell carvings in faux stone. Acrylic case/brass $19.95/ea. movement. 2”. Sisters/Friends (Für Elise) #10965 Elizabethan Rose (Blue Danube) #10964 Classic Cameo (Swan Lake) #10966 Save on 2 or More! $17.95/ea. Christmas Cameo Music Boxes available p.45.
H o l i day H u r dy G u r d i e s
Miniature musical crank boxes will carol a loved one in quaint fashion. Four seasonal favorite melodies are appropriately paired with antiquated imagery obtained from our cherished archives. 2”. #11010 $19.95/set ($24. retail) Additional Hurdy Gurdies available online.
Gramophone B l u e t o o t h S p e a k e r An antiquarian favorite will resonate your favorite downloads through a fine speaker. Wirelessly connect any device with bluetooth capabilities (ie. smart phones, iPods) and these charming bronzed decoratives will exude high quality sound. Aluminum, AC adapter, 10 Watt #23635 $279.95 speaker. 22”. Old Time Radio Bluetooth Speaker. 10”. #23634 $199.95
Edwardian Gramophone Entertainment Cabinet A charming fixture will transport you to a day when Glen Miller and crooning heart throbs set the mood for romance. Hand lathed designs, brass plated appointments and vintage speaker cloth. 3 speed record player, CD player, USB interfaces, HD radio, audio input/output, 50W subwoofer in stand. E ntertainment Unit : 19 x 14 x 9”. Brass Horn 20”. #21925 $795. ($1600. value) E ntertainment Unit with Stand. 19 x 14 x 28”. #21945 $995. ($1850. value)
Louise’s Nocturne M u s i c B ox Renowned for her beauty and talent, Madame Farrenc held the highest rank of pianist in the 1800s. A composer and instructor at the Paris Conservatory, her story is found online. Dresden style ceramic. Plays Greensleeves. 12 x 10”. #21021 $149.95 ($200. value) A Christmas Kiss S n owg l o b e A prancing pooch flaunts a retrieved top hat at the feet of lovers to the beloved Greensleeves melody as opalescent snowflakes descend upon them. Wind-up mechanism. Crystal #22673 globe. Hand painted base. 7”. $39.95 ($55. value) Waterford Crystal
2013 A n n ua l “B e l l o f P e ac e ”
Ring in the holidays and new year with this gorgeous crystal bell, with diamond cuts around the entire piece, this bell is sure to bring a sparkle to your home during the holiday season. Lead Crystal. Gift Boxed. Made in Slovenia. 5”. #23571 $75. (highly appreciable limited edition)
P rairie C hristmas CD
Music to bake to...comforting, down-home instrumentals of old Americana in December. Fiddle, guitars, mandolins, harmonica, bass, dobro. 15 tracks. #23396 $14.95
“The Wood Between the Worlds” CD Renowned Shelley Phillips, journeys you across Europe: lush Elizabethan melodies to Swedish polkas, French court dances to Irish airs. Oboe, English horn, harp, cello, and other folk instruments. 14 tracks. #23397 $14.95
An enchanted ride conjures youthful exhilaration. Plays Jingle Bells. Gift boxed. 5”. #19291 $24.95 ($30. retail)
Musical W at e r G l o b e Inspired by a lovely old print, opalescent snow rains down upon a reflective winged beauty perched upon a rock in a field of meadow flowers. Plays Clair de Lune. Gift #23076 $39.95 ($50. value) boxed. 5H".
Christmas Cameo M u s i c B ox e s Petite melody makers are graced with December insignias. Lovely holiday remembrances for loved ones. Acrylic case with brass movement. 2H x 2”. $19.95/ea. C andle /F irst Noel . #17626 Wreath /White C hristmas . #17628 C andy C ane /Dance of S ugar P lum Fairies . #17627 Save on Set! #23753 $49.95/set of 3
Victorian Trading Co.
R o m a n t i c H a r p CD
Allow your thoughts to travel to a place of serenity ...Greig’s Peer Gynt Suite, Schubert’s Ave Maria, Debussy’s Claire de Lune and other classical favorites are included. Harp integrated with subtle nature sounds. 63 minutes. #21591 $19.95 Also available online: Gentle Harp. #17966
C o m pa n i o n R a d i o
This one will sing to your heart. A handsome two-toned replica of an old favorite offers full range speaker with AM/FM radio, analog tuner, and lyrical #20342 $69.95 charm. 11“. Also available: C athedral R adio with CD P layer .
This is the classic of all antique radios...AM/FM and CD player. 12 x 12 x 7”. #14723 $129.95
V i c t o r i a n C h r i s t m a s CD
Close your eyes and be transported to a velvet parlour illuminated by gas lamps and laughter while chamber musicians perform carols on dulcimer, harp, flute, mandolin and violin. Includes: Masters in This Hall, Coventry Carol, What Child is This?, The Holly and the Ivy. 14 songs, 46 min. #12032 $16.95
Central Park in W i n t e r M u s i c B ox Lamp posts, cross bridges and contented couples encircle a decorated fir. Plays “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” while figures revolve when the lid is lifted. Wind up. 6”. #19709 $39.95 ($50. value)
Broderick’s Spring Stroll
M u s i c B ox
A dapper rabbit delivers roses to the tune of “Blue Danube”. Hand painted. 15”. #18075 $39.95 ($48. value)
B e l l C h i m e M u s i c b ox
Enchanted melodies exude from a handsome cabinet. A glass top reveals six hand tuned bells that add rich harmony to eight Christmas carols and eight classics. Interchangeable discs kept within bottom drawer. A/C adapter. Gift boxed. 11 x 13”. #22669 $249.95 ($300. retail)
Harmonique Gramophone T i n y R e c o r d s P h o n o g r a p h Play a dozen petite vinyls upon a charming phonograph adorned with Victorian sleigh scene plays 12 Christmas classics performed by the Andrew Sisters, Bing Crosby and other classic favorites. Battery operated. Gift boxed. 12”. #21381 $139.95 ($175. retail)
Chas. Dicken’s C a n d l e B o o k Out of the pages of merry old England’s celebrated author, a drippy taper flickers atop a book. Requires 3 AAA batteries. Resin. 7”. #16148 $19.95 ($30. value) Old Roses L i t h o p h a n e Bisque artistry renders photographic imagery within layers of porcelain. When illuminated, a dimensional vision comes to life. Porcelain. Gift #19144 $19.95 ($25. value) boxed. 5”.
Four Seasons C a n d l e S c r e e n A lovely old calendar published in 1884 by Prang & Co. Boston has been rendered to interchangeable glass panes that slide within an iron pedestal frame according to the season. A taper candle holder illuminates the imagery from behind. #22274 $49.95 ($60. value) Gift boxed. 11”. Halloween candle screen online.
Old Carolina C a n d l e s Hand dipped tapers of autumnal hue appear as those used centuries past. Faux flame contributes a soft, safe flicker. Set of 4. Requires 2 AA batteries. 7”.#23777 $19.95/set
“Pumpkin Pie” S oy C a n d l e Clean-burning with an aroma of nutmeg and buttery pie crust, this gentle light produces a melted emollient suitable for skin. 100% organic soy. 14.5 oz. 65-90 hr. burn time. $12.95/ea. ($15. retail) P umpkin P ie . #19462
Reminiscent of glistening icicles through winter’s windowpane, the distinctive artistry of hand-blown glass endures utilizing centuries-old #19521 $99.95 ($180. value) methods. 16”.
A pple Gingerbread. #19461
Eclectic Doll Candlestick
She bears a heart on her bosom...a whimsical stack of antiquity cast from cherished objects will invite a taper candle. Porcelain. 19”. #22846 $99.95 ($175. value)
Old World C a n d l e G a r l a n d Romanticized “dripping” candles emit a warm, amber glow without the threat of flame. Clustered sets of 3 candles. 3H”. 15 lights. #10240 $19.95
Mercury Glass B o b e c h e s Flickering candlelight flirts with swags of glistening glass beads as they spill from mercury glass discs meant to catch wax #16987 drippings. 4”. $19.95/pr. ($35. value) Li’l Red D i c k e n s R a i l r oa d L a n t e r n
Such is the lamp light handheld by St. Nicholas through blinding blizzards. Pierced stars allow the candlelight to scatter upon your wall. 10”. #23749 $29.95 ($40. retail)
The spicy aroma of mulled cider conjures the anticipation of the impending holidays. The rustic hand-dipped tapers lend themselves to Autumn decor. Bundled with woven fabric. USA. 7”. #21455 $9.95/set of 3
“Drippy Old Candle”
This imposter appears to have been lit for hours. And like its waxen counterpart, it will light the way with a warm glow. Gift boxed. 5 x 2”. #10778 $11.95 Save on 2 or More! $9.95/ea.
Mirrored Wall Sconce
French Tealight Holder
Festooned with plump roses and embellishments painted in old jeweled hues, a wall-mounted decorative will infuse a room with romantic ambience when tapers are lit for memorable occasions. 10 x 24”. #21017 $129.95 ($180. value)
A gleeful tyke bears a flame in his basket. Faux bronze. Tea light not included. 6”. #23354 $19.95/ea. ($25. retail)
“Night Watch” W i n d ow C a n d e l a b r a Standing sentinel in the window, a trio of light gives evidence to passersby of the warmth that resides within. Requires 3D batteries. Gold plated resin. 10”. #18085 $14.95
“Pillar Brooches C a n d l e J e w e l ry Glistening Swarovski crystals upon estate jewelry castings transform an ordinary column candle to be exquisite. Sharp tacks press into wax. Could also be $19.95/ea. ($30. value) worn as a brooch. Jewel hues . 2H”. #21010 / C rystal . 3H”. #21011
R e d L e at h e r G l ov e s
There is something unexplainably empowering about crimson gloves. One is suddenly prettier and undeniably special. Supple kidskin leather embraces your hands in a comforting second skin. Lined. Gift boxed. S-L. #22114 $29.95 ($40. value)
Sheep Skin G l a m G l ov e s Buttery soft leather hugs your hands like second skin. Black or Brown. Lined. Gift boxed. S - L. #22115 $29.95 ($40. value)
L e at h e r D o c t o r s ’ B ag
The classic English doctor bag design is beautifully sewn in vegetable tanned pigskin and traditionally appointed with brass hardware, lock, zipper compartment, fully lined, and extra-strength stitches to endure a lifetime of weekend getaways. The oil from your hands will turn the new leather a ruddy hue over time. 15 x 11 x 8”. #17573 $119.95 ($200. value)
D e vo n V i o l e t s H at
A crushable, black velvet cloche is perky, packable and versatile... destined to become a favorite possession. Detachable millinery velvet flowers pin upon gathered band. Elastic inner band assures #5674 $49.95 ($58. value) a perfect fit. Gift boxed.
“Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly.” Key Ring
Sage advice is offered alongside a vintage photo upon a laquered silverplated key ring. Gift boxed. #18552 $19.95
American Beauty U m b r e l l a The envy of Mary Poppins....seventy-two plump blooms encompass a canopy against the elements. Nylon. Wooden handle. 36”, 41” dia. #14911 $34.95 ($40. value)
Free Night at the Inn! Bed & Breakfasts and
C o u n t ry I n n s D ir e c t o ry
Rated the best inngoer’s guidebook, this concise reference offers 1500 selected inns, state maps and 500 illustrations PLUS a certificate for One Free Night at any inn listed in the guide is valued up to $650! 9 x 7”. 466 pgs. Sftcvr. #12301 $24.95
R o m a n t i c L ac e L u gg ag e
Polka dots and pretty lace print speak volumes about the traveler. Sturdy construction. Extender handle and rollers. Fully lined with many stashes and compartments. Meets carry-on regulations for major airlines. Rolling Carry-On. (Black or Cream) 13.6 x 9.4 x 22”. #23149 $149.95 Travel Case. (Pink, Black or Cream) 13 x 5 x 11”. #23150 $59.95 Save on the Set! (Black or Cream) #23151 $199.95 ($210.retail)
Three pretty variations on a polarized theme arrive in our elegant signature sunglass case. Arrives in Signature Sunglass Case. $19.95/ea. ($40. value) “L ace Grace ”. Glamorous cat-glasses immortalized by Hollywood’s legendary princess. White on clear. #20238 “R ae B onne ”. Classic intellectual styling with chintz pattern. #20239 “Jackie -O”. Wide-eyed beauties with dainty dabs of gold on pink posies on ivory. #20240 S unglasses C ase . #20241 $11.95 ($20. value)
J a n e E y r e & J a n e A u s t e n H at s …dear designs are “wear everywhere, goes with everything” packable hats you’ll live in during the frosty months. One size. 100% wool. Gift boxed. Jane Eyre . (charcoal) #9286 $39.95 Jane Austen. (brown) #108 $39.95
Petit Point B ac k pac k Destined for heirloom status, an intricately stitched cluster of roses provide a woolen panel that is centerpiece to a brocade satchel. This back-friendly purse is appointed with finest leather and crafted #21876 to endure. Adjustable straps. 13 x 12”. $99.95 ($325. value)
V i n tag e R o l l e r S u i t c a s e
Worldly luggage is prestigiously endorsed by emblems of international grand hotels. Sturdy construction will endure countless rendezvous. Travel labels are screened upon faux saddle leather. Fully lined with inner pocket and straps to secure clothing. Combination lock. 21 x 14”. #22710 $169.95 ($224. value)
Mary Poppins’ C a r p e t B ag Rich velvet brocade woven in hues of wine and gold are handsomely appointed with leather and brass to endure a lifetime of weekend getaways! Zipper compartment and pocket. 100% cotton/leather. 14 x #17575 $99.95 ($150. value) 16”. O nline : L aptop C ase . #19162
The French impressionist did not know that someday his interpretation of a garden would reflect raindrops from a hopeless romantic’s pretty head. Nylon. Wooden handle. Decorative cuff link button. 34”. #9890 $19.95 ($30. value) Many additional umbrellas online
Enchantress in Ermine
Porcelain T r av e l M u g
Derived from a lovely tinted French photograph, a beauty tucks her hands within a sumptuous muff. Back reads: Cold hands...Warm heart. Dishwasher and microwave safe. Holds 10 oz. Gift #21473 boxed. Approx. 6” tall. $11.95 ($20. value) Additional Travel Mugs on p.33 & 82.
A u t o m o b i l e L i tt e r & S ta s h B ag
Derived from an antique chocolate box, an Edwardian motorist graces the front pocket of a litter/storage pouch. Adaptable to any interior, the strap attaches to head rests or consoles with expandable gusset. Adjustable strap with #17923 $19.95 ($25. retail) magnetic closure. 12 x 9”.
F r i l ly F a n n y P ac k
Referred to in England as a “Bustle Bag”, layers of chantilly lace adorn a hip slung purse. Scalloped-edge lace adjustable elastic belt with silver clasp. One size. Zipper compartment. Cotton. 9x5"pouch. White or Black. #23035 $29.95 ($40. value) Black shown on p.79.
G i r ly U m b r e l l a s
Feminine chic to keep the rain at bay. Opens to 38”. $29.95/ea. ($40. value) L ace P rint. #19721
Ruffles . #19720 (online)
Victorian Chintz B a l l C a p Less preppy and more pretty, a century-old Victorian chintz marries with soft, brown suede to shade that pretty face. Appointed with adjustable suede band, bill and button. #15522 $19.95 ($30. value) Tapestry C a r M at s Beauty at your feet... beneath the gas pedal for when you can’t be in your romantic home. Universal fit. 26 x 17”. $29.95/pr. ($40. value)
Brown. #17631 / Gray. #15048
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Your Pet in a Sleigh C u sto m B r e e d O r n a m e n ts
A miniature of your precious pooch or kitty is bundled with a knit scarf and tucked into a sweet holiday ride. Indicate breed. (250 pooches and 20 cat breeds... everything but “Mutt”. View entire list online.) 3”. $24.95/ea. D og. #21784 / C at. #21785
Save on 3 or More! $19.95/ea.
My Cat’s L o c k e t The larger chamber, guarded by a smug cat, provides for a pair of small photos within, while kitty dangles a tinier locket of her own. Chain 32”, Locket 1”. USA. #8338 $49.95
H ol i day C at n i p
Kitty’s “midnight crazies” will have the little bell jingling into the wee hours. Freshest harvest. 5”. #17872 $11.95/pr. ($14. retail)
C oordinating K itty ’s C apture R ing online . #20002.
P e t T a l k C oll e c t i o n
Raise your paws for a treat. Clever hand knits proclaim one’s love of our furry friends. Soft and sweet. Recycled cotton blend. USA.
R oya lt y P e t B e d
Worthy for your furry highness, a luxurious retreat will induce dreams of jerky treats and chew toys. Hand-forged from iron. Hand painted in gold finish. Uses standard size pillow. 24H x #23741 $249.95 ($300. retail) 19H x 28H”.
M e O w Gloves . #23790 $24.95 ($30. retail)
Sit. Stay Gloves . #23792 $24.95 ($30. retail) K itty S carf. 6 x 62”. #23791 $29.95 ($40. retail)
Favorite Breed T e ac u p O r n a m e n t To commemorate a familiar friend every holiday. Each dog is perched within a teacup. Just name the breed... we have 250 pooches!...everything but “Mutt”. 2”. $24.95/ea. Dog. #14691 / Cat. 20 breeds. #16654 Save on 3 or More! $19.95/ea.
D oggy S carf. 6 x 62”.
#23793 $29.95 ($40. retail)
P i e r r e & F i f i B oo k e n d s
Long ago, the French breed sported a fashionable haircut reminiscent of a topiary, tinted a cotton candy hue. The classic canines will get a paw up on your shelved books. Cast iron. 5 x 6”. #13311 $69.95/pr. ($75. retail)
Dog. 3”. (250 breeds. ) #19254 $24.95/ea. Cat. 3”. (20 breeds. ) #19255 $24.95/ea. Save on 3 or More! $19.95/ea.
W o m e n & C ats :
The History of a Love Affair Victorian imagery married with fascinating lore, poetry, quotes and text. Included: Men & Dogs vs. Women & Cats, Feline Feminine, Familiars of Witches, Sulking... and countless other captivating subjects. 65 p. Hrdcvr. #7762 $14.95
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Romantic Ringtone F u r E l i s e T e l e p h o n e A lovely old musical classic will announce a phone call. Victorian roses retrieved from antique china are rendered to a porcelain conversation piece. 10”. Ringer plays “Fur Elise”. Display options include caller ID, time/month/ #17687 $79.95 ($100. value) day. Requires 2 AAA batteries.
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Whittington Court, Gloucestershire Helen Allingham (1848-1926). Her cat awaits an English woman’s descent. Gilded museum-quality #20533 $79.95 frame. Watercolour print under glass. 18 x 24”.
Magnificent medley of beaded chiffon and vintage velvet filter light through beadwork and gathered, #18017 $79.95 ($120. value) knotted sheers. Baroque L amp Base . 21”. 40 watts max. #18754 $59.95 ($90. value)
C l e o pat r a S o fa
The Victorians were greatly influenced by classical Greece and Rome, as is evident in the empire design of this elegant parlor perch. Hand-tufted back cushion and lavish hand carvings on a solid mahogany wood base. 82 x 25 x 42”. #77002 Your Cost $1495. (Showroom price $1650.)
Art Deco Rose L e a d e d G l a s s E dwa r d i a n D ay B e d The graphic bloom that speaks of the Whether a lounge sofa by day, or a bed by night, this 1920s is found upon a lovely pane. 24 x romantic chamber provides a beautiful respite. Hand 8”. #2680 $149.95 ($175. retail) carved hardwood. 104 x 49 x 51”. #7058 Your Cost $1695. (Showroom Price $2385.)
No cranking required...touch tone, redial, ringer switch and all the modern conveniences of today with the quaint appeal of yesterday. Writing Surface. 8 x 18 #17556 $129.95 x 7”. ($165. value)
Shopkeeper’s H at S ta n d Wide brims and fedoras once perched provocatively in a store front window upon this adjustable display...luring a passerby. Antique replica. Iron. Adj. 13-21”. #19509 $24.95 ($35. value)
A B ow l
o f R o s e s (19th c. Watercolour) The original lies brittle and tattered in our flat files. It was gingerly extracted from a century-old wooden frame under glass. 20 x 28”. #004P (Unframed Print) $9.95 ($20. value) Framed. $99.95 ($200. value) #004G (Gilded frame) / #004C (Cherry frame) B owl of Roses Wooden Puzzle #21304 $39.95
Portobello Lamp Shade
A replica of an antique that once cast a dreamy light within a well appointed room. This handcrafted, embroidered velvet shade is embellished with beaded fringe and chiffon flower knots in #18016 $99.95 ($149. value) shades of amethyst. 12 x 17”. Strasbourg Floor Lamp. 60”. 40 watts max. #18753 $119.95 ($140. value)
Tiffany’s Vineyard L i g h t S ta n d Rivaling the brilliance of a cathedral window at sunset, jeweled grapes dangle in vibrant clusters illuminated from behind the antiquarian panel. UL #21404 $99.95 ($140. value) listed. 17”.
C h e lt e n h a m C h i n t z Q u i lt
Becoming even softer with each laundering, this floral blanket is the underlayment for picnics and naptimes. Pure #22979 $99.95 ($150. value) cotton. 78 x 86”.
Provencal Primrose P e n d u l u m W a l l C l o c k Every glance at the time is a pleasure..lovely old watercolour roses grace the face encompassed by intricately cast frame and pendulum. Requires one AA battery. Simple assembly. 24”. #22618 $79.95 ($102. value)
For periodicals, mail, newspapers and books, this once served as a bookseller’s display that was moved to the sidewalk daily. Black finish. 33 x 13 x 29”. #20578 $495. (Showroom Price $610.)
O r n a m e n ta l F a n
A truly elegant statuary in its own right, this decorative is capable of mustering an October breeze. Oscillates, 3 speeds. F loor Fan. 55”. #10340 $219.95 ($240 retail) D esk Fan. 30”. #10341 $149.95 ($163 retail)
Kathy Ireland G a r d e n
Barefoot bliss...and more sumptuous than wool. Aristocratic quality is loomed in enduring olefin. Available in Ancient Red or Old Republic Black. #23660 1’ 10” x 3’. $99.95 / 2’ 6” x 8’. $299.95 3’ 6” x 5’ 3”. $329.95 / 5’ 4” Round. $599.95 5’ 5” x 8’. $599.95 / 7’ 8” Round. $999.95 7’ 9” x 11’ 1”. $1095.95 / 9’ 6” x 13’ 1”. $1695.95
Heaven’s Twins N e e d l e p o i nt S o fa P i l l ow
A coveted antique French tapestry is rendered in wool threads dyed in muted pastels. Cushion yourself for a good read or #18651 $99.95 ($140. value) pleasant conversation. 12 x 20”.
Up until now, antique Pairpoint lamps have been reserved for only the affluent collectors. As exorbitantly expensive as they are beautiful, the frosted reverse-painted originals are rare to come by. Our exquisite impostors are deceptively new and priced at a fraction of the antique’s cost (antiques valued from #16175 $159.95 $25,000). 20”.
“ The Owl”
by Valentine Cameron Prinsep (1838-1904) Steeped in the rich aesthetic of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, this haunting portrayal summons the aroma of woodfires and musty leaves. Framed print 20 x 28“. #21552 $99.95 under glass. 16 x 12”. #21708 $59.95
Tea for Two L o d e n L ov e s e at
Submerge into an opulent tufted settee lavishly upholstered in velvet brocade and exquisite fabrications upon a sturdy hardwood frame. Bullion fringed skirt. #23613 $1495.
Vermont Cottage O i l L a m p The comforting glow of an oil lamp evokes a security and calm that lures one’s thoughts to a place that transcends our earthly cares. The flame is perched atop a base of warm amber embellished with authentic 19th c. roses. Simple assembly. Inner glass oil chamber #22853 $199.95 ($280. value) holds 70 ml. 26”. English Tudor Estate O u t l e t C ov e r s Cast from flourished molds, these utilitarian decoratives are a welcomed departure from their hardware store cousins. D ouble S witch . 6 x 6”. #15849 $12.95 ($20. value) O utlet. 3 x 5”. #15850 $9.95 ($16. value)
L ight S witch . 3 x 5”. #15851 $9.95 ($16. value)
E d i t h W h a r ton D e s k
Inspired by an aristocratic English antique auctioned at Christies, this lovely ladies’ desk offers a pull-out surface for writing, lined drawers, antiqued crackle finish, and a myriad of cubbies and details. Wood. 30 x 20 x 50”. #2293 Your Cost $2195. (Showroom Price $2500.)
Louis XVI T u f t e d V e lv e t B e d A beautiful backdrop to your dreams...this French classic endures to enchant your romantic bedchamber. Carved mahogany. Coordinating bedroom pieces available online. #23276 Q ueen. $1795. ($3200. value) / K ing. $1995. ($3500. value)
Once overlooking the opulent rooms of affluent families, this dramatic fixture endures still. Variegated leaded glass of butter and cream hues marry jewel, ruby, emerald and bronze. Beaded fringe creates a floral graphic. 29” dia. Chain 40-110” #23593 $2995. ($5250. retail)
Replicas of antique shades that once cast a dreamy light within a well appointed room. Attach to standard brass harp. L adies ’ Parlour L ampshade . This handcrafted, embroidered
shade is trimmed with variegated fringe in hues of cabernet and sage. 10x13”. #22872 $69.95 ($82. value)
Smoky M auve L ampshade . Embroidered panels and hand gathered rosettes marry with soutache braid trimmings and handstrung glass beads. 10x17”. #22873 $99.95 ($120. value)
C lawfoot L amp Base .
A sublime duet will embrace the weary with ergonomic elegance. Tufted bittersweet frocked satin upon walnut stained hardwood. #23623 $1695. (Showroom Price $2320.)
C i r cl e
A blissful dance celebrates a beautiful sisterhood. This is a rare print published in the late 1800’s and exclusive unto us. Highly ornamental museum-caliber gilded frame. 32 x 28” #19196 $199.95 ($300. value) framed.
V e i l e d L a dy
Sculpted in 1850 in England by Raphaelle Monti, this bust is often referred to as “the bride”, and was purchased by the Duke of Devonshire. This elegant statuary is hand made in England from Carrara marble. #17190 14”. $249.95 ($300. value)
L i b r a ry C a b i n e t
Stacked Teapots K i t c h e n L a m p A whimsical tower of precariously placed cups teeter their way to a lovely shade. Lamplight offers a softer, relaxed ambience for kitchens after hours when the harshness of overhead lights lessens the joy of hot chocolate in one’s #1236 $99.95 ($110. retail) bathrobe. 36”.
Many a public library offered a multitude of card files to assist in the search of a book. Though obsolete for such purposes today, this charming wooden drawer cabinet will catalog a myriad of small articles systematically. Ideal for CD/DVD storage. 39H x 27H x 9”. Holds 456 CD’s or 192 DVD’s. #9091 Your Cost $369. (Showroom Price $417.)
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A favorite pastime of the Victorians, puzzles were originally created from maple that was meticulously cut with a jigsaw. The history of puzzles is intriguing and held great meaning while affording time for families to bond. Crated in keepsake wood slide boxes. 17 x 13”. 400 $39.95/ea. ($75. value) pcs. K ittens ’ F ive Senses . #21303 B owl of Roses (online) #21304
F a n n y ’ s S a lt C e l l a r
The spiciest part of this precious replica is the back view... a sudden breeze suggests missing bloomers! Two ceramic spoons included. 6”. #15109 $39.95 ($120. value)
The Victorians introduced the marketing genius of point-of-purchase gift dividends. The Sunday newspaper would occasionally harbour a lovely lithographic print that was folded for insertion and suitable for framing. Though few remain, our source of mint condition antique prints provides a renaissance for these $59.95/ea. ($85. value) artworks. M elanie P inkerton (left) 12 x 30”. #14818 Eileen O’Brady (right) 12 x 36”. #14817 Additional yardlongs online.
Anneliese & Gisela R e p l i c a G e r m a n D o l l s Coveted Victorian dolls agreed to allow us castings of their beautiful faces. Glass eyes, tendrils and exquisitely lavished attire provide a renaissance to porcelain bisque beauties. Doll $149.95/ea. ($200. value) stand, gift box. 26”. A nneliese (Blonde). #19878 / Gisela (Brunette). #19879 Additional dolls available on p.84 & 85.
“Every good child who sews with a will should have a wee birdie to help with his bill.” An exact replica of the hemming clamp made for Marshall Field’s in 1890, this “third hand” clamps to a table while the beak holds the fabric to be sewn. Many creative/decorative uses. Brass plated. Gift boxed. 4”. #1916 $29.95 ($80. value)
Gilded Rose C l o c k A sweet desk clock appears to have kept time for several centuries. Requires 1 AA battery. 13’’. #6528 $39.95 ($50. value)
Our blanket is an exact replica of the woolen blanket that was once used in the berths of Pullman sleep cars on trains… many moons ago. Woven true to our antique original exclusively for Victorian Trading Co. 100% wool blend. Natural hues of cream and tan. 50 x 72”. #9766 $99.95 ($220. value)
Southern Belle C r o c h e t P i l l owc a s e Remember this one? We revived her from an estate sale find, copied exactly from her handknit lace skirt to parasol. 100% cotton. Standard #23394 $19.95/each. ($30. value) Pillow. 20H x 30”. “Old Nell & Fair Tess” C h i n a D o l l s Bearing resemblance to their grandmother, retrieved at an antique sale, sisters are cast from the antique’s fine bone structure. Hand painted heart beneath a muslin frock with a cameo brooch. Hand painted porcelain head, hands & feet. Soft cloth body. Gift boxed. $69.95/ea. ($100. value) T ess . (blonde) #22363 / Nell . (brunette) #22364
S tac k e d T r u n k B u r e au
Appearing to be a heap of exquisite luggage, this worldly and clever design is a delightful alternative to the humdrum dresser. Four drawers on an ornately carved base. 31 x 21 x 50”. #2319 Your Cost $1495. (Showroom Price $2620.)
Victorian W a s h S ta n d
Pre-dating indoor plumbing, this makeshift “sink” assisted with sponge baths. An iron rose and scrollwork are painted French white. 36 x 19”. #20179 $99.95 ($150. value) Roses P itcher & B owl . Bowl 14”, pitcher 11”. Porcelain. #18040 $69.95 ($80. value) Save on Set! (Stand, bowl and pitcher) #20554 $129.95 ($230. value)
Cream Roses P itcher & B owl . (view online).
P e t i t e B u r e au C a s e
R e d V e lv e t D r e s s f o r m
Seemingly an attic find from an estate sale, this nifty case secures documents, or anything worthy of such a fine storage. Nostalgic green handle and replica pulls, ultrasuede lined with flax linen upholstery. Wood drawers. 11 x 8H x 5H”. #23175 $49.95 ($60. retail)
Standing steadfast in the corner of your bedroom, she’ll don your outfit for tomorrow or serve as a display for your favorite brooches, necklaces and belts. 64” tall. #20557 Special P urchase! $199.95 Online: Black Velvet Dressform #22831, Chintz Floral Dressform #23240.
M i l l i n e r ' s H at S ta n d
A very old shopkeeper display ensures the maintenance of a bonnet's shape. Cast iron. Adj. height 19-26". #22878 $29.95 ($40. value)
N o s ta l g i c P o u c h
This enchanting satin handkerchief valet was concealed within an antique dealer’s booth and has been replicated to perfection. Within the case are a dozen delightfully retro floral cotton squares that will wipe tears and accompany ‘bless yous’. 100% cotton. 12”. 12 asst. Hankies arrive in a satin vintage pouch. #15067 $29.95/set of 12 ($35. value)
A n a s ta s i a T i a r a
A woman is only as beautiful as she perceives herself to be...a princess for a special evening. Intricately hand set stones upon a silver plate band with two combs to secure #18197 $19.95 ($30. value) it within one’s tresses.
Sweetheart Collection Inspired by a historical collection once owned by aristocracy. A dangling deep red pendant surrounded by seed pearls and crystals. USA. Sweet Romance. E arrings . 1H”. #20388 $29.95 S weetheart Necklace . 17” w/ 3” ext.
S wag P in. 3H” (view online)
Iced Ruby M a r q u i s C ry s ta l R i n g Deepest blood red light emerges from a faceted crystal set within an old French design. Sizes #21610 $29.95 ($50. value) 5-9.
Baroness Blazer Pin
It was customary for the bluebloods and royalty of Europe to wear their insignia upon woolen blazers during casual hours. A vibrant jeweled brooch is well suited to jacket pockets and coat lapels. 2”. #7483 $19.95 ($30 value)
R a i l r oa d C h r o n o m e t e r c. 1893
This handsome pocket watch was inspired by the coveted timepieces commissioned by Webb Ball, Chief Time Inspector, upon a tragic train wreck on the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway in Kipton, Ohio in 1891. The blame was placed on an engineer’s watch that had stopped for 4 minutes. The antique versions are highly sought and pricey. #22017 $29.95 ($50. value) 12” chain. 2” watch.
French Hair F o r k C o l l e c t i o n To poke gently into hair rolls and chignons, French rolls and knots. 4 asst. 4”. #7827 $59.95
B e r i bb o n e d Amethyst Pin
Countless marcasites are painstakingly set by hand upon a vintage replica brooch that appears to be an estate jewel. Genuine Austrian crystals. 2”. #13539 $39.95 ($45. value)
Starstruck C ry s ta l H e a d b a n d A glistening band of Swarovski crystal will summon one’s inner princess. Not just for dressy anymore. #19586 $24.95 ($30. value)
O nline : Spencerian E arrings . #18415 $39.95 ($50. value)
S l i d e B r ac e l e t
Industrious Victorians implemented keepsake jewelry parts, stickpin heads, tiny lockets, buttons and loosened gemstones as charms that would slide into chains. USA. Gift boxed. 7”. S weet Romance . #834 $79.95 ($100. retail) View online : Necklace . 18”. #12368 $119.95 ($140. retail) E arrings . 2”. #12369 $29.95 ($40. retail)
C r ow n e d P e a r l s Earrings
A lustrous pearl is harboured within the confines of her majesty’s headwear. 2”. #21724 $19.95 ($25. value) Matching Necklace. #21856 $29.95 ($40. value)
F a i ry D o o r
n e c k l ac e
The charming pendant is a conversation piece hand cast with antiqued brass patina. 20” chain. 1” pendant. Doors open and are held shut with a magnet. #21721 $19.95 ($25. value)
H e i r e s s B r ac e l e t
A mesh of delicate gold filaments edged in glistening crystal drapes fluidly around the wrist. 7” w/ 3” ext. Gold or silver. #23453 $19.95 ($30. value)
A constellation of starry crystals outline magnificent earrings. Pierced or Clip. 2”. $19.95/ea. ($30. value)
Anna Karenina N e c k l ac e & E a r r i n g s An icy winter garden of Czech crystal spill evocatively, flirting with the light in a dazzling array of splendour. 14” chain w/ 4” ext. 2” pendant. 1” #23534 $29.95/set ($50. value) earrings.
P ierced. #23529 C lip - ons . #23530
B u t t e r fly B r o o c h
Rustique L e at h e r B r ac e l e t A trio of slender rawhide strands marry with an elegant, enameled European floral and pearl #22909 $19.95 ($25. value) drop. 8”.
A magnificent specimen of fiery Czech crystals will alight upon handbags and autumn sweaters. 3". #22556 $29.95 ($45. value)
“M y T i m e F r a m e ” N e c k l ac e
Your hours should be suitable for framing....your life is art. A delicate pendant harbours a Motherof-Pearl face. Fine quartz movement. 28” chain. 1” #22018 $29.95 ($50. value) pendant.
Bleeding Heart N e c k l ac e Handcrafted with Austrian crystals. 1” pendant. 16” chain. #14650 $29.95 ($50. value)
A u t u mn H a i r D ag g e r
A cool October breeze mingles with just enough sunshine to inspire one to gather her tresses into a nonchalant twist. Enameled hues of acorn and maple leaf marry upon a slender #10426 $19.95 clip. 5”.
Serengeti Rose N e c k l ac e Appearing to be hand carved from an ivory elephant tusk, this intricate pendant is encompassed by delicate Swarovski crystals and strung upon a double strand beaded chain. Freshwater pearl drop. 16” chain w/ 3” extender. USA. #18324 $69.95 E arrings . 1H”. #18450 $29.95
Demure Violets J e w e l ry The shy purple bloom is enameled upon a Swarovski crystal and marcasite heart motif. Inspired from an art deco design. 18” necklace, 1H” pendant. USA. Necklace . #22088 $39.95 E arrings . 1H”. #22089 $29.95
Floral Porcelain L o c k e t Baby blue posies are fired upon a porcelain pendant that is safeharbour for a loved one’s lock of hair or photograph. 1928 Jewelry Co. Fits two oval images. 1 I" locket. 30" chain. #22628 $79.95 ($85. value) Baby P ink Roses E arrings . 1”.
F i l i g r e e C r o s s P e n da n t
A delicately scrolled cross pendant is blessed with opalescent crystals with a tendency to favor bluish-rose and mint hues. Chain 26”. #22292 $19.95 ($25. value) Pendant 2”.
Unbreakable Heart Ring
Nestled amidst a myriad dainty seed pearls, a Swarovski crystal attests to undying love. Finest .925 #21533 sterling silver. 5-9. $99.95 ($130. value)
Crescent’s Caviar B r o o c h A diligent angel forks over the pearls to make the new moon full. 2”. #13067 $59.95
Opalescent seed pearls are randomly set amidst glistening marcasite stones upon a replica ring cast in purest .925 sterling silver. #21530 $99.95 Sizes 5-9 ($160. value)
A mb e r N e c k l ac e
W i n d s w e p t B r ac e l e t
A picturesque nymph cast from an Art Nouveau match safe is rendered to the wrist adornment. Ornamental silverplate embellishments and hinged cuff. Handcrafted by the legendary designer Miss Ellie Mathias. 2H” face. USA. #22086 $89.95 ($120. retail) Stargazer M ag n i f i e r P e n da n t When the wine list menu and candlelight call for clarification, an exquisite necklace transforms into an optical lens. Intricately cast sterling is adorned with a myriad seed pearls. 3x magnification. #21531 $149.95 ($200. value) Sterling Silver C hain. 20”. #12966 $19.95
Snow Queen T i a r a An icy halo is intricately created with handset crystal #7882 $39.95 ($50. value) snowflakes.
Originating 40 million years ago as the sap from coniferous trees, this stone emits a pleasant fragrance when warmed by the body temperature. Containing 8% amber acid, it is an electrolyte that improves energy. Amber also strengthens immunity, reduces fever and rheumatic muscle pain. This lovely pendant is embraced within an art nouveau vine. 17” chain. (Other amber designs available online.) #21594 $89.95 ($100. retail) A mber Rose C ameo E arrings . 925
silver. 1”. #21593 $39.95/pr.
N e c k l ac e & E a r r i n g s
Sparkle doesn’t convey the brilliance of crystals that capture and reflect light, leaving you radiantly beautiful. 14” chain w/6” ext. 1” pendant. 1” earrings. #23533 $29.95/set ($50. value)
F r e s h wat e r P e a r l C o l l e c t i o n Like trickling dew drops on a vine, opalescent orbs dangle from a delicate silver chain. Each drop is a unique gift of nature.
Necklace . 16” with 2” ext. #20211 $39.95 ($50. value) Bracelet. 6” with 2” ext. #20212 $19.95 ($30. value)
China Doll E a r r i n g s Inspired by those moonfaced porcelain dolls that kept our great grandmother's company, the beloved face is translated to ear dangles. Soft hues hand tinted upon opaque mylar. 2”. #22488 $39.95
E arrings . #20213 $11.95 ($20. value) Save on the Set! #20613 $69.95 ($100. value)
T i n y T e a p o t N e c k l ac e
A dainty floral bead becomes the belly of a petite teapot with silver handle and spout. 18” Sterling silver chain. USA. #22992 $39.95 ($45. retail)
Amethyst Crystal F i l i g r e e R i n g Once an Edwardian engagement ring, this gorgeous art deco design is rendered in lilac-hued Swarovski crystal. Sizes 5-9. #22302 $49.95 ($70. value)
Dainty B r ac e l e t & E a r d r o p s A wrist garland of intricacies...petite pearls, beveled beads and floral findings. 6H” w/ 2” #22911 $19.95 ($25. value) extender.
C abernet C rystal F iligree R ing. Sizes 5-9. #22303 $49.95 ($70. value)
Dainty E ardrops . 2” #22918 $11.95/pr. ($15. value)
Save on the set! #23012 $29.95 ($40. value)
Her Majesty’s B r o o c h Lest they forget who rules! A Swarovskistudded crown is a glistening emblem upon sweaters and jackets. 1”. #22555 $19.95 ($27. value)
Small ceramic hatpin holders were a common sight atop bureaus, the fancier ones being produced by Limoges & Doulton. Each holds 10 hatpins. Hand painted porcelain. Gift boxed. 5 x 4” dia. #20066 $29.95 ($50. value)
H at p i n H o l d e r
B e au t i f u l H at p i n s
A bouquet of century old hatpins experience a renaissance when they are articulately cast, plated in antique finishes, and meticulously #18904 graced with hand set crystals in a stained glass palette. Save on the Set! $99.95/asst. set of 10
1. P ink I ntaglio C ameo. #18959 $16.95 2. Round Ruby. #18960 $16.95 1. 3. E merald Palm . #18958 $16.95 4. Nouveau L ady. #18594 $16.95 5. P earl Drop. #18955 $16.95 6. Ruby Spear . #18954 $16.95 7. C rystal F lower . #18957 $16.95 8. Brown Faceted Gem . #18953 $16.95 9. Black O nyx . #18956 $16.95 10. Blue - gray C ameo. #18598 $16.95
Rialto G a r n e t D r o p N e c k l ac e Rivaling cabernet in burgundy brilliance, the fiery facets are accompanied by lustrous seed pearls and Swarovski crystals. USA. 17”. From Sweet Romance. Necklace . #18414 $29.95 ($32. retail) E arrings . 1”. #18413 $19.95
F i l i g r e e F a n P e n da n t & Earrings
Victorian roses on porcelain tiles are nestled in delicate gold findings appointed with faceted ruby-red stones. Swarovski crystals. Germany.
W at c h B r ac e l e t
Necklace . 16” chain with 3” ext. 1 H” pendant. #20935 $49.95 ($75. value)
Possessing a coquettish air, the glistening metallic stones were the rage during the Roaring Twenties, and prevail in popularity today for their intriguing antiquated beauty. This marcasite timepiece encompasses the wrist with dressy functionality. Quartz movement. 2 sizes, Small 7”, Large 7 H”. Please #2948 $39.95 indicate size.
E arrings . 1”. #20936 $29.95 ($40. value)
G a r n e t W at c h
A graceful timepiece encompasses the wrist with dressy functionality. Garnet, black onyx, marcasite, and mother-of-pearl face. Adjustable. Gift boxed. #13992 $29.95 ($40. value)
Twilight Jet R i n g Amethyst, topaz and peridot crystals twinkle upon black onyx set in antique bronze. One size. Adjustable band fits sizes 6-9. USA. 2”. #18419 $29.95
K a l e i d o s c o p e B r ac e l e t
The original is a coveted heirloom, absolutely indiscernible from the replica. Filigree and marquis crystals in a myriad of stained glass hues are married upon a hinged cuff. Decorative 3 x 2” brass-plate with Swarovski crystals. #18961 $29.95 ($40. value)
M a r c a s i t e C r o s s P e n da n t “A Perfect Fit” Shoe R i n g H o l d e r A dainty shoe will display six of your most treasured rings. Velvet #19363 $14.95 ($20. value) lined. Gift boxed. 7”. Red Magma Crystal Rocks Ring. (far left) #18418 $29.95 Ivory Rose Rhinestone Ring. #19562 $49.95 Additional rings available on our website.
Dainty seed pearls are interspersed with precious gemstones while sterling scrollwork swirls across a woman’s symbol of faith. Garnet, peridot & .925 sterling. 2”. #18002 $99.95 ($125. value) 20” chain. #12966 $19.95
Dubliner F au x E m e r a l d s Rivaling the most precious of gems for brilliance, these imposters are beveled Swarovski crystal set within a replica necklace and earrings. USA. Sweet Romance. Necklace . 16” w/ 4” ext. #20395 $59.95 E arrings . 2”. #20394 $29.95
W i n t e r g a r d e n C ry s ta l R i n g An ivy covered Austrian crystal spans two fingers like a neglected Victorian garden. Sizes 6-12. UK. #15756 $59.95
“All Eyes Upon You” C rys ta l B r ac e l e t The eye was considered to be the window to the soul by the Victorians and like the “Eyewinker” was a popular design motif. 7”. #23528 $19.95 ($30. value) Hostage Heart P e n da n t Cultured pearls, fiery garnet, sterling filament and marcasite marry upon an Edwardian design. .925 sterling silver. 1H”. #23430 $69.95 ($120. value)
Sterling Silver C hain. 20”. #12966 $19.95 ($32. retail)
C a m e o “ Y ” N e c k l ac e
Eight freshwater pearls accompany a hand carved beauty rendered from a beige conch shell cast by the sea upon the shores of Italy. Truly of heirloom caliber. 18” antiqued sterling chain. Cameo, 18mm. #3588 $119.95
C ameo P ierced E arrings . #8641 $129.95
Save on set! #10169 $219.95
Fresh Water Pearl W at c h Both beautiful and functional, this elegant timepiece implies one’s feminine tendencies. Mother-of-pearl face/marcasite stones. Adjustable 7 - 8”. Gift boxed. #17621 $39.95 ($55. value) Sapphire Crystal E a r r i n g s Deemed September’s birthstone, the blue gem has been attributed to summon inner peace and enlightenment. Lovely regardless, glistening Swarovski stones are as azure as an autumn sky. 1”. #21719 $19.95 ($25. value)
“The Heart of the Ocean” N e c k l ac e Believed to have once been an inset stone on the crown of King Louis XVI, the precious faceted gem of sapphire hue was shaped into a heart after the French Revolution. The wealthy son of a Pittsburgh steel tycoon acquired the legendary pendant for his beautiful fiancée, Rose. Both were guests on the ill-fated Titanic. 20” chain w/2” ext. 1” #22290 $29.95 ($35. value) pendant.
Replica Wedding Rings
Cast from original dies retrieved from a warehouse in Holland, these exquisite rings are cast in .925 sterling with Swarovski crystal. Size 5-9. Europe. D evotion. ( left) #15622 $49.95 ($90. value) Virtue . (center ) #15623 $49.95 ($80. value) C onstance . ( right) #15624 $49.95 ($80. value)
Iced Delicacy C rys ta l H e a d b a n d This chain of meticulously hand set stones is a subtle version of the tiara. #6834 $24.95 ($30. value)
O p h e l i a ’ s C r o ss
A stunning pendant dangles from a chain with opulent crystals in ruby, amethyst and topaz hues that could be rivaled only by the beauty of stained glass windows at sunset. Antiqued bronze chain with lobster clasp. Genuine Austrian crystals. 16”. #13548 $39.95 ($50. value)
Sweet Time C a m e o W at c h P e n da n t Life’s memorable minutes are monitored within a lovely rose cameo pendant. Quartz movement. 28” chain. 1” cameo. #20283 $29.95 ($40. value)
Louise Green L a dy Pendleton Brim
Ultimately classic and worthy of Bergman and Hepburn, a romantic wool hat will accessorize with tweeds and plaids and weekend getawaywear. Arrives in a keepsake hatbox. USA. #15833 $199.95 ($230. retail)
S o f t s k i n s P a n ta l o o n s
Ruffled leggings coquettishly peek from beneath skirts and long sweaters. Organic cotton/ spandex. Ivory, Black or Berry. Size 1 fits S/M, Size 2 fits M/L, #21788 Size 3 fits L/XL. $39.95 ($50. value)
Houndstooth C o r s e t C oat
A thoroughbred classic sports a double-breasted front, lapel, tortoise buttons and flounced skirt.S-XL. #22848 $99.95 ($150. value)
Renaissance Roses J ac k e t Vibrant blooms meander upon a fitted jacket sewn in fine cotton. Fully lined. Other views online. S-XL. #21716 $129.95
M e r l o t H at
Tuck within a cram-packed suitcase or shove it in your tote...a timeless and resilient cap will assure your chic. Gift boxed. USA. #17968 $49.95 ($60. retail)
A wispy embroidered tulle overlays an embroidered crimson chemise with threaded florals at hem to match the smoky raspberry. Dainty details abound…delicate scalloped lace hem, petite tuck pleats on bodice, and lavish needlework. Your shoes and jewelry determine creative casual or dressy. SM-3X #23027 S-XL. $199.95 ($220. value) 1X-3X. $219.95 ($275. value)
Venetian Lace C o l l a r & C u f f s
C ollar . Transcend an ordinary wardrobe with an over-the-top accessory that
proclaims couture. Implement your prized brooches and pearl strands...as many as $39.95/ea. Black. ( shown) #16524 you dare. One size.
Ivory. #16143 / A ntique . (shown opposite page.)#16525
C uffs . Suddenly, sonnets spring to mind and one becomes in character with a heroine
from an Elizabethan novel. Elasticized wrists are concealed beneath the season’s #10222 $24.95 sweaters and jackets. Ivory (online), Black or Antique. 6”.
H o p e l e s s R o m a n t i c P e r f u m e in Cameo Bottle For the woman with an affinity for delicate and exquisite, who honors her innate impulse to wear lace and intuitively knows her bliss. 30 ml. Gift boxed. #22620 $79.95 ($100. value)
V e lv e t K i m o n o
Rubied roses nestled in vibrant olive and moss hues arise from an elegant wrap that drips with beaded tassel fringe. Accessorize and belt it, or feel pampered at home. Burnout Silk velvet. One size. #23169 $129.95 ($170. value)
E b o n y C oat D r e s s
Unspeakably beautiful. Delicate ballerina tulle peeks from hem while intricate lace insertion defines the tuck-pleated empire bodice and bell sleeves. Rows of dainty ruffled lace upon shawl collar and covered buttons secure the coat dress. #23026 S-XL. $199.95 ($230. value) 1X-3X. $229.95 ($260. value) Beaded Burnout Velvet
P e ac o c k S h aw l
Jeweled hues of teal, wine and mustard are illuminated by myriad glistening glass beads. This silken wrap is elaborately trimmed with hand knotted fringe. 65 x 30”. #23024 $69.95 ($100. value)
m ag i c
Hand-turned velvet roses perch atop sumptuous mounds of beads in jeweled hues of wine and moss. Highly collectible. Lined. 3 compartments. 6H”. #23008 $295.
“Muk Luk” C a b e r n e t R o s e S w e at e r B o o t s Dark purple velvet lining inside entire boot, 100% poly knit pattern on outside of boot. TPR sole. 14.5” from sole to top of boot. Arrives in burgundy bag. S(5-6), M(6H-7H), L(8-9), XL(9H-10H). #21477 $29.95 ($40. value)
A u b e r g i n e P o e t ’ s J ac k e t
A sunbleached violet velvet appears to have faded into a vintage hue. Tiny rows of intricately gathered netted ruffles adorn embroidered cuff, shawl collar and smocked center back. Dainty Swarovski crystal heads conceal button closures beneath. Graceful upswept empire bodice alludes to a lovely décolettage. Creamy silk lining. #21281 S-XL. $229.95 1X-3X. $269.95
Our signature fragrance is decanted within a purse-friendly cut glass vial. Pure essence of sweet violet and tuberose mingle with a powdery scent to create a memorable and evocative essence. 7ml gift pouch. #22030 $29.95 ($40. value)
L ac e R e a d e r s
A delicate chantilly pattern is embedded within a buttery champagne frame. Arrives in a pretty case. Blanks (clear lenses) to Mag. 3.0. Please indicate magnification power. #22459 $19.95 ($30. retail)
M o u l i n R o u g e H o s i e ry
An array of beautiful antique lace patterns are pretty under all. Spandex/ nylon. One size. Black. #22954 $19.95 / 2 asst. pr. ($25. value) Online: Ivory. #22955
A demure gown overlays a black chemise with flounced ruffle, skirted with filmy layers of appliqué and scalloped hem. Tiny glass beads follow the neckline and velvet detail at empire waist. Tea and Chicory. SM-3X. #23029 S-XL. $199.95 ($250. value) 1X-3X. $249.95 ($320. value) Raven Necklace online.
Hopeless Romantic P r e pp y P u n c h wo r k P u r s e s Ivy league handbags with optional shoulder straps are inspired by vintage $39.95 ($60. value) accessories. Faux leather. Smith . (Black/Cream) 9 x 9”. #23381 Dartmouth . (Brown) 12 x 9”. #23382
V e lv e t O p e r a C oat
The ideal cloak for formal soirées and the ballet, this exquisite evening wrap is precisely duplicated from a century old original. Sewn in dressy black velvet, the softly gathered Elizabethan collar and bell sleeves will ward off evening’s chill elegantly. Single button & loop closure. Fully lined in mustard hued bridal satin. Dry clean. 53” to hem. Size 1: 2-6, Size 2: 8-12, Size 3: 14-18. Size 4: 20-24. #22672 $249.95
B o ta n i c a l P u r s e
Betty Paige Heels
War-era classics revive the glam of Dietrich and Hepburn. 3” heel. Sizes #20318 $69.95 5-10.
The latest design from the legendary designer, precious hand-turned roses and leaves are applied to a plump little handbag festooned with fabricated foliage. Kiss clasp. Chain. 7H”. #23011 $128.
Etoile et Ciel G ow n Translates to stars & sky, an iridescent blue/brown silk chiffon is graced with shimmered hand-beaded cobweb lace, pleated empire waist with sweeping train and front drape. #15856 Size 4-16 . $518.
Size 18-20. $568.
V e lv e t H at & G l ov e s
Perfectly packable accessories maintain prim elegance despite their crushability! Hand-turned silk flowers upon velvet milliner’s leaves. Gift boxed. H at. #18365 $49.95
Gloves . #18364 $19.95
H o l i day F a s c i n at o r
Those lavish headbands from decades past are experiencing a deserved renaissance. Covered in sumptuous burgundy velvet, this comfy headpiece is festooned with vintage-quality milliner’s blooms and holiday trimmings. 7”. USA. #20590 $39.95
French Military C oat D r e s s Billows of sheer netting extend the hem of menswear tailoring with pretty finesse. Sewn of lavish fabrications and appointed with gold metallic threads at collar, cuff and buttons. Hourglass styling with back waist detail of velvet. Black velvet and acetate. SM-3X. #23025 S-XL. $199.95 ($236. value) 1X-3X. $249.95 ($295. value)
Sunday Soirée S i l k G ow n Lace midriff and belt with a brooch accent that marry femininity with formality. Tasteful bolero jacket has delicate piping and threequarter length sleeves. Bisque & Black. #22181 Sizes 4-16. $498. Sizes 18-20. $548.
Elizabethan L ac e C u f f s Embroidered illusion is gathered upon elasticized lingerie lace to peek out beneath sweaters and blazers. Antique or Black. #21449 $19.95/pr. ($25. value) Save on 2 or More! $17.95/pr.
Battenburg Lace P a r a s o l s A beautiful room accent and functional when providing shade. Cotton lace. Bamboo handle. $29.95/ea. ($40. value) Opens to 39”. Black (shown). #21573
White (online). #21572 Coordinating hand fans on p. 69.
P o pp y H at
A vintage milliner’s bloom of organza and crushed velvet petals perches upon a black velvet cummerbund band. Wool. Arrives in a keepsake hatbox. #23259 $89.95
Louise Green C o q u e t t e H at A sensational design from the beloved designer of couture millinery...ones eyes are showcased behind a turned back brim. Velour fur felt. USA. Arrives in a keepsake hatbox. #21676 $269.95 ($298. value)
S u e d e P r i n c e ss C oat
Victorian Bridal B o o t s Kidskin lace-ups with graceful styling and classic punch work motif upon toe. Fine leather. Available in: Rustic, Black, and French White. Sizes 6-11. (half sizes available, except 10H). #22748 $199.95
S m o k y E m e r a l d D r e ss Ballerina tulle peeks beneath the hem of a filmy gown with sumptuous embroidery. Pretty princess styling. #23030 S-XL. $149.95 ($170. value) 1X-2X. $169.95 ($210. value)
Dyed a rich golden turmeric, a slender coat dress is graced with bias-cut ruffles that spill down the front to a flared hem. Hidden clasps and inner pocket. Fully lined, knee length. S-2X. #21951 $279.95 (Elizabethan Lace Cuffs shown on p.67.)
Merlot Rose C r o c h e t H at Possessing a vintage flavor with a hint of sweet and woodsy notes, this precious hat will have you floating dreamily through your Autumn days. A lavish bloom is nested upon a lace doily handdyed in moss, with soutache braid bands, ostrich and wine-hued Venetian lace. Arrives in a keepsake hatbox. #21679 $69.95 ($75. value)
V e lv e t H i g h T o ps
19th c. Parisienne footwear is revisited in three hues. Outrageously feminine. Pair with our black lace hosiery because you can-can. Sizes 6-12. #19345 Black. $89.95 ($100. value)
Autumn Bloom L ac e C l o c h e Immediately, one feels beautiful...variations of rust-hued blooms and ostrich mingle upon a brown wool hat with lace overlay, that will shade the eyes from Autumn’s golden hour. Arrives in a keepsake hatbox. #20121 $59.95 ($70. retail)
“ Tea Rose” P i l l b ox H at
A nosegay of tight blooms are nestled upon a veil of illusion netting on coffeehued wool. Arrives in a keepsake hatbox. #17769 $59.95
R u f f l e d L a m b s k i n J ac k e t
Black leather shows its softer side...buttery kidskin drapes like silk in graceful cascades at the bosom while a fitted waist is self-belted through metal loops. Fully lined. Available in sizes S-2X. #21950 $339.95
Pet tislip Skirt
Not just a slip anymore…dreamy soft netting spills from the waist to underly fitted vests and jackets and pretty sweaters. A romantic wardrobe essential. Pair with boots and textured hosiery. One size fits most. #23544 $99.95
V i n tag e T e a G ow n
A sublime chemise is the grandchild of a fragile beauty that hung within an antique shop. If it could speak, witnessed tales of romance, and scandal would intrigue...but for now, the dainty reproduction gown must forego stories of its own. Elegant receptions, luncheons, showers, symphonies and ballets await the timelessly beautiful dress. Embroidered with inset lace and bias#8092 cut flounces. S-XL $149.95 / 1X-3X $179.95 Additional vintage inspired gowns online.
L ac e T r i m m e d T u n i c
A soft knit of oat hue is vented with embroidered netted lace at cuff and hem. Invites pendant necklaces and compliments. S-XL. #22834 $69.95 ($84. value)
B o h e m i a n R h a p s o dy D r e ss
Pearl-trimmed crushed velvet collar and flap pockets dramatize Autumn hues of butternut squash, pine and pumpkin. Sheer georgette with tiny knotted buttons and mossy lace overlays a green chemise beneath. #23031 S-XL. $119.95 ($140. value) 1X-3X. $139.95 ($270. value) Wooden Hangers available on p.32.
Butterscotch V e lv e t C oat Nostalgic styling in delicious caramel colors is soft to the touch and ultimately feminine. Rows of dainty ruffled lace trim the collar, ruched netting peeks beneath hem, and jumbo covered buttons secure the pleated front. Buttoned tab detail at back waist. (View online) #23028 S-XL. $199.95 ($220. value) 1X-3X. $219.95 ($270. value)
H e r M e ss e n g e r B ag
Luscious plump blooms are rendered to both sides of a girly version of the classic #23387 canvas cross-over. 16 x 11”. $39.95 ($55. value)
Pink Posies Cardigan
A sweet sweater is trimmed in embroidered lace and secured with pearl buttons. 100% cotton. S-XL. #22884 $69.95 ($90. value)
F l o r a l H at b ox e s
Constructed to endure and secure the safekeeping of one’s finest millinery, cherished old letters, or priceless what-not. Smallest 9 x 5”. #19718 Largest 14 x 8”. $59.95/set of 5 ($75. value)
Six-foot Silk Scarf
A dreamy fringed drape is fluidly beautiful...to gently encompass the neck, enhance solid sweaters and jackets, or lightly knot as a shawl. Derived from a very old yard-long Victorian print that was inserted into a newspaper as a premium to encourage subscriptions. #11898 $39.95 ($60. value) Gift boxed. 72 x 12”. Please refer to p.88 for the Postscript Scarf #16707.
Retro Rosie Heels
She was riveting aircraft and tending her victory garden by day…but dancing by nightfall. These 1940s classics conjure the glamour of old Hollywood during the war era. Sizes 6-12. 4 H” heel. #19349 $69.95
Heidi Steiner’s S n owb a b y B e a r Inspired by antique “Snowbabies”, the coveted artist gives birth to a limited edition mohair waif in a snowsuit hooded with cocoa silky ribbon and a dangling bell. Handmade using old methods with shot-weighted bottom and glass eyes. USA. #23005 $279.95 10”.
S n owb u n n y
A fluffy woodland creature with soulful eyes will steal your heart. Patiently handcrafted. 13”. #23016 $39.95
Packable Portwine H at We dare you to scrunch it...the sumptuous silken velvet promises to remain unscathed. Poised and prim for your weekend getaways. Gift boxed. #20100 $49.95 ($60. retail) Swan’s Down R o b e Could this be feather down?...surprisingly no. Encompass yourself within a sumptuously soft plush with a silken touch. Spattered with chalky roses. One #17374 $79.95 ($100. value) size.
Terzetto Lace P u l s e W a r m e r s Dainty Victorian-style arm lace set the fingertips free. Easy for a novice knitter, or commission someone you know to create these exquisite gloves that marry a trio of traditional knitted patterns. (Inquire for price and availability of completed gloves crafted by our local knitters.). #23752 $9.95/pattern Hopeless Romantic “Softskin Long Underwear”
O r g a n i c S i l k y B a mb o o & S oy B l e n d
Our very own designs will serve as dream wear or pretty underwear. Comfortable stretch. Long tunic length top. Slim-fit leggings with stretchy ankle lace. 70% rayon / bamboo 30% cotton/soy. Black. S-XL. #15793 $39.95/ set ($60. value) Nightgown available on p.72.
Scarlet Roses “W o m a n ’ s B l a n k i e ” Enter upon a dream within weightless swans down softness, so sublime that the sense of touch can barely detect it. Once introduced, you’ll be forever codependent! Polyester with satin binding. 50x60”. #22977 $59.95 ($85. value)
“A Woman’s Blankie” available on p.73.
H o t W at e r B o t t l e
It will warm your heart and your ache...tucked in a pristine linen cover. Made just as the old fashioned ones that have provided comfort for generations. Soft Rubber. 8”. #2547 Special! $9.95 Save on 2 or More! $7.95/ea.
Bonny Blue Nightie
An indigo floral print upon lambsoft flannel lures one into lovely reveries. Poet sleeves and pearly buttons pair with soft crocheted lace trimmings. S-3XL. #14887 $49.95 ($60. value)
Caldecott F u r M u ff & H at Emerging from picture books published a century past, the English ensemble offers both warmth and beauty. Tuck your necessities within the discreet zipper compartment of a multi-tasking accessory that serves as a purse and hand warmer. The duet is available in two faux fur varieties: Plush Polar Princess White or Wild West Wolf. $49.95 /set ($100 value) Brown. #22162 / White . #22161
Red Roses W i n t e r C ashm i n k A soothing blend will drape chilled shoulders throughout the season. 100 million have been sold to date. Hand washable. Gift boxed. 12 x 72”. #18970 $29.95
Online: Black /Tan F loral Wrap. #18972 C ashmink L ace Shawl . #11629 (Necklace available on p.58.)
M a r g a r e t F u l l e r C oat
P r i n c e ss C oat
Since medieval times, the feminine form has been flattered by the gracefully tapered seams that tailor the waist and forgive the hips. This beloved design has been adapted to a black woolen coat, charmed by European baroque brocade upon the shawl collar. Fully lined in black satin. Trimmed with velvet covered buttons at front, cuffs and back waist tab. Black wool. 52” to hem. #582 $199.95 S-XL.
Isabella Bird’s S o f t e s t
“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.“ She was a friend to Thoreau and Emerson, a tribute to women and one with nature. This cozy jacket marries casual fleece with lace roses and pretty gathers. USA. #15655 S-XL. $199.95 2XL-3XL. $219.95
Your Life’s Story A r a n S w e at e r Zig-Zag stitching represents love’s ups and downs, honeycomb gives hopeful luck, and traditional cable stitch for safety. Fourth-generation knitting mill in Kildare County, Ireland continues the dream of their great grandmother, Kate O’Shea. Spring Green. 100% Merino Wool. Front-zip. Made in Ireland. S-XL. #20909 $129.95 ($175. value) Additional Aran Sweaters online.
Grey Wolf S p i r i t H o o d Navajo tribes believed in becoming one with nature and donned wildlife caps to ensure safety from the elements. This romantic concept continues in realistic faux fur with cuddler “paw” pockets. USA. #20602 $99.95 ($140. retail) Night Owl. #19616 View online: Grizzly Bear, Fox, and other woodland favorites.
Named after the fearless Victorian adventuress and soft as cashmere, a lavish neck drape is a timeless accessory that will complement most any outerwear. Machine washable blend. 70”. #23226 $19.95 ($35. value)
Fur Sleigh Boots
Silky rabbit fur peeks around girlish satin bows. Right down to the silky quilted lining, the early wedges are replicated in exacting detail to the coveted vintage shoes that found themselves under woolen skirts and lap throws in a horse-drawn carriage. Whole sizes 6 -10. #21301 $69.95 ($100. value)
“Sweet Milk Manor”
Beautiful and crisp white bed linens drip with crocheted lace on pillow cases and #22677 top sheet. Cotton/poly blend. F ull Fitted/Top sheet, 2 pillow cases. $99.95 ($130. value) Q ueen Fitted/Top sheet, 2 pillow cases. $109.95 ($150. value)
Cotswold Cottage H e a d b oa r d The backdrop to your sweet dreams...a hand painted bouquet is rendered to a wooden panel by a floral artist, each as original as your reveries. Ornamental gold trim. Queen or Full. 64” w x 60”. #21933 $495. ($700. value) Hopeless Romantic B a m b o o N i g h t g ow n This silken smooth, floor length nightie is trimmed with soft stretchy lace and a tiny satin rose. Our “Softskins” long underwear is made of the same organic soy blend, and is just as comfy. 70% rayon/ bamboo, 30% cotton/soy. S-XL. Mauve/ Grey Lace. #17566 $59.95 ($80. value) Lace Bamboo
Long Underwear. (p.70)
K ing Fitted/Top sheet, 2 pillow cases. $129.95 ($180. value)
(Ecru Flannel Bedclothes below.)
S i l k P i l l owc a s e
Sleep wrinkles and mussed salon hairstyles will no longer become a rude awakening. Finest silk will lull your pretty head to sweet reveries and ensure the safekeeping of your complexion and curls. Soft cotton cluny lace trim and embroidered script reads Beautiful Dreamer. 20 x 26”. #22385 $39.95 ($50. value)
Soft Flannel Bedclothes
The colour of creamed tea, kitten-soft flannel sheets are edged in wide crocheted lace as of old. #22678 F ull . Fitted & top sheet, 2 standard cases. $99.95 ($130. value) Q ueen. Fitted & top sheet, 2 standard cases. $109.95 ($150. value) K ing. Fitted & top sheet, 2 King cases. $129.95 ($180. value)
One could not possibly appreciate the silken softness of this velvety cover-up unless swathed in it after a luxuriating bath. S/M, L/XL. #20949 $79.95 ($100. value)
Pullman Car T rain Blanket. (featured on p.56)
B e g u i l i n g B e d jac k e t
A soft velour velvet is companion to your nightgown when chilled shoulders call for a cover up. Dainty French-knot roses are embroidered upon the Peter Pan collar, trimmed in lavish Venetian lace that appears to be rescued from a vintage gown. #23348 $99.95 S/M, L/XL, 1X/2X. ($150. value)
Bedtime Stories H e a d b oa r d L a m p There’s nothing like a steamy bath, and a good read in bed to lull one off to dreamland. This ingenious reading lamp is especially useful when sharing a bed with someone who doesn’t care to know how the story ends and would rather sleep. Beaded Cotton. Ivory. 2 bendable clips. 11 x 7”. 25 watt. UL approved. #10853 $49.95/ea. Gift boxed.
P r i s s y M o m ba s a N e t
Tiers of dreamy lace and ruffles create an ethereal escape in which to dream. Easy-hang hook. Hand wash. 24” dia ring. Expanded diameter of 32’ expanse. 7’ long. #14538 $39.95 ($99. value)
A “W o m a n ’ s B l a n k i e ”
Enter a dream wrapped in weightless swan’s down softness, so airy that the sense of touch can barely detect it. Edged in fine silk binding and spattered in pale, buttery cabbage roses. Once introduced, you’ll be forever co-dependent! 50 x 60”. #15747 $59.95 ($85. retail. Crimson on p.70)
Duchess of Dreamland S l i d e s Slippers sewn of lavender and rose satin brocade are festooned with a Swarovski jewel that is straddled by tiny roses and flounced with a gathered ruffle. Arrives in a storage pouch. S-XL. #21904 $29.95 ($50. value) O phelia’s Foot P illows .
A woven ribbon and fanciful trims overlay printed velvet. Suede soles. Arrives in a storage #21905 pouch. S-XL. $29.95 ($45. value)
Shouldn’t the first vision when opening the eyes from a dream be French roses? We thought so. This bedside classic offers the time in the same manner as our mothers’ Baby Bens. Requires one AA battery 6”. #15929 $19.95 ($25. value)
Etched Bedside Carafe
An exquisite night stand decanter to quench thirst during the wee hours. Lid doubles as a drinking glass. Especially nice featured in a guest room. Glass. 13 oz. 6”. #19653 $19.95 ($30. value)
V i c t o r i a n Q u i lt R ac k
An ornately scrolled valet will dutifully hold cherished quilts and blankets until that stolen afternoon nap occurs. Hand forged wrought iron. Simple assembly. 35 x 26 x 13”. #5642 $69.95 Also available: Towel Rack 35 x 16 x 13”. #6133 $59.95
F r ag r a n c e N i g h t l i g h t
A lovely old decal is borrowed from an antique vase that once stood witness to coal stoves and ice boxes. This dainty porcelain outlet fixture offers a place atop for fragrance oil that when warmed will transcend the room. 5”. Gift boxed. #22913 $19.95 Oils: Plumeria, Fresh Apple & Cinnamon Vanilla. .3 oz. #16514 $19.95/set of 3 (lasts up to 80 hrs)
Rosebud F l a n n e l N i g h t i e That familiar sweet print endures upon a floor length gown that becomes cozier with each washing. Soft cotton crochet trims the cuff and collar. Accessorize with a mug of cocoa and bunny slippers! S-3XL. #12687 $49.95 ($60. value)
Bonny Blue Flannel Nightie on p.70.
Gift Boxed G u e s t S oa p s A pair of perfumed guest soaps are nestled in shredded tissue within a lovely gilded, beribboned box. The lid is graced with an authentic century-old illustration. Gift $11.95/set ($25. value) boxed. 2H”.
Rose . #21792 / H and. #21596 D oves . #21791
“Sip & Read by Candlelight” B at h t u b ‘C a d dy Languor in a sudsy soak with life’s little pleasures...a good read, a glass of wine, and firelight. Steel/chrome. Adjustable. 25-37”. #15039 Special! $39.95 ($80. value )
R o s e p e ta l S oa p s in Apothecary Urn
Scattered upon a guest pillow, immersed within the bathwater, tucked inside a greeting card, dispersed upon a table setting‚ the fragrant lanolin petals contribute to a charmed lifestyle. 25 oz. Gift boxed. 8” jar. #22308 $19.95 ($30. value)
P ow d e r P u f f
A kitten-soft faux fur puff is crowned with a satin ribbon. Cotton. 5”. #15251 $9.95 ($12. value)
P ow d e r B ox
Fairy Tale Roses H a n d M i r r o r Rivaled only by the beauty of the reflection, a mirror awaits a #19527 $14.95 ($20. value) pretty face. 8”.
S u b l im e S oa k : Victorian Clawfoot Tubs
Pampered indulgence begins here. Languor in “you time”. The most therapeutic investments is assured #23729 $5995. to appreciate. Visit our website to select from our extensive collection of beautiful reproduction bathtubs.
An exact replica of our antique, this cut glass box with stamped silver lid is deceptively a century old. 24% lead crystal. 5” dia. #7398 $19.95 ($30. value) Also available online: Pure Soybean Beauty Candle in Antique Replica Powder Box. #10635 $24.95
An art nouveau beauty strikes a modest pose atop vanity essentials. The coveted centuryold silver cutlery pattern is revisited. Set of 3. #21924 $19.95 ($30. value)
Rosebud Chintz I c e P ac k Soothing relief improves upon a dripping wet kitchen towel or Ziploc bag filled with ice. Rubber laminated with metal neck. 8”. #17806 $9.95 ($12. value)
S h ow e r C u r ta i n
This girly-girl drape will have one singing Broadway tunes in the shower...tiers of white flounced lace and organdy offer a private spot for a luxuriating soak. 72 x 72”. Plastic shower liner not included. #15047 $49.95 ($100. value)
Brush, Comb & Mirror Set
Our cherished antique set was cast in wax thereby preserving every intricate petal on the plump chrysanthemums and ensuring that such a lovely dresser set could endure. Silver-plated brass. Gift boxed. Mirror #3250 Special! $29.95 ($40. value) 9”; Comb 7”; Brush 8”. Save on 2 or more! $24.95/ea.
M o u t h wa s h D e c a n t e r
Dazzling cut glass will replace that unsightly, medicinal, commercial plastic bottle. 8”. #8075 Special! $19.95 Retro Shower C u r ta i n H o o k s Beveled baubles mimick crystal knobs from antique bureaus and cabinets. Faux glass. #23033 $29.95/set of 12 ($40. value) Additional Shower Curtains on p. 94.
S h ow e r C h i c
Tiny pink rose buds are scattered upon a lined satin bonnet with dainty lace trim and bow. Plastic liner. #23077 Velvet Bow. $9.95 ($15. value)
B at h S a lt s
Good for about 4 baths, or many foot soaks. 10.6oz./300g. Made in small batches in the USA. $9.95/ea.
L avender . #21101 Beach Rose (P ink ). #21100
by Rougeron, Jules James (1841-1880) She primps before her vanity, somewhat pleased with #23037 $69.95 the outcome. 17 x 22H”.
Unframed. 13 x 18H”. $9.95 ($14. value)
F a n c y F o o t B at h
A soothing soak for those deserving feet that endure high heels and endless walking. Prior to a pedi or with a good book, your feet will thank you. Porcelain. 21 x 13 x 8”. #18670 $69.95 ($90. value)
Romantic R u b b e r G l ov e s Dishwashing glam. Whimsy makes the drudgery fun. One size. Gift #20270 $12.95 Boxed. ($20. value)
Replica E m b r o id e ry S ciss o r s Once treasured by quilters and seamstresses, intricate shears will assist fine motor skills when delicate snips are required. 5”. $19.95/ea. ($30. value) G othic P ewter . #21520 / F rench F iligree . #21522
Save on the Set! #22050 $29.95/asst. pr. ($60. value)
Perfumed D r aw e r /S h e lf P a p e r Fragranced underlayment for boudoir and pantry are imprinted with favorite motifs and infused with pleasant scents.6 sheets. 16H x 23”. $11.95/ea. ($15. value) Save on 3 or more! $9.95/ea. Art Nouveau: Lily. #20618 Chantilly Lace: Lavender. #20619 French Toile: Vanilla. #20620
I r o n i n g D ay S tat i o n
A fabulous fabric care fixture is guised as a charming display. Chintz and dove grey cabinet with French door offers stash drawers and cubbies. Caster wheels. 33 x 30 x 13” extended. 58” ironing board. Additional views online. #19646 $199.95 ($250. value)
W a ffl e C o t t o n D is h T ow e ls
Gorgeous old florals derived from our vintage fabrics are rendered to thirsty toweling that becomes softer with each washing. 100% cotton. 19 x 27. #20807 $19.95/set of 3 ($35. value)
C l o c k M ag n e t
Clark Thread B u t t o n T i n A lovely old Clark’s Thread advertisement graces the lid of a tin for needles, thread, buttons and small mending needs. 5”. #13905 $9.95 ($16. value)
A pair of young Tuscan chefs will convey the time from the fridge door. Requires one AA battery. 5”. #16998 $9.95 ($12. value)
L idd e d F o o d C o n ta i n e r s
Pretty porcelain bowls are sealed airtight with plastic lids. Microwave, dishwasher and food safe. Largest 6 x 3”. #14445 $24.95/set ($30. value)
Primrose P i n a f o r e A p r o n s Three sister aprons sewn of sweet old florals and trimmed in crochet lace and homespun trims will secure against cake batter spatters and wipe floured hands clean. 100% cotton. $19.95/ea. ($25. value)
Striped Roses . #22980
C abbage Roses . #22981
C hintz Roses . #22982 Save on set! #22983 $49.95/set of 3 ($75. value)
Sister O ven M itts . #22984 $19.95/set of 3 ($25. value)
Northwestern Yeast Co.
B r e a d B ox
A darling advertisement from the Chicago based company endures upon a vintagestyle agate countertop box. Blueberry muffins and bagels will nestle amongst your wheat loaf. 16 x 6 x 6". #22284 $49.95 ($60. value)
I n c h wo r m M e a s u r i n g T a p e
Mother Nature powers a fresh-air dryer. Functional. Cord extends to 78”. Mounts to wall. 5”. #18952 $12.95 ($15. retail)
Inchworm, Inchworm, measuring the marigolds...so goes the nursery rhyme by Hans Christian Andersen. A petite silver metal tape measures in inches and centimeters up to 79”. Silver engraved lettering on front, enamel and silver wreath on reverse. Metal. #22876 $19.95 ($25. value)
Great Aunt Gertie’s
Dressmaker quality shears are an indispensable tool recreated from a century-old pair. 8”. Stainless steel blades. Gift pouch. #21519 Special! $39.95 ($70. value)
E m p i r e C l o t h e s D ry e r
A brilliant wall hanger extends multiple arms for drip dry items, then folds neatly back against the wall. 7 x 18”. Extends to 26” wide. Dryer Sticks are 12” long. #17856 $39.95
Ladies’ W a s t e B i n An assembly of highly fashionable women obtained from Godey’s Ladies’ Book 1878 encompass a round tub too fine for rubbish! Wood. 11”. #10212 $19.95 ($30. value)
Kitty & Mae H o o k s Sister corsets are aligned to keep the bathrobe and brassiere off of the floor. Distressed white iron. 5 x 7”. #20888 $19.95 ($25. value)
Brocade Pop-up Hamper
This clever little laundry bin collapses to the size of a thin platter and expands to hold a full load! Wired spiral spring. Ziptop with button tabs. Flocked #11936 $19.95 polyester. 15 x 24”. Save on 2 or More! $17.95
H and painted Roses Waste Bin. Wood.
14”. #10817 $24.95 ($30. value)
P o s ta l e W a s t e B i n
Discard refuse with a light step on the pedal. A lovely old correspondence rendered to the metal canister decoratively disguises the truth that garbage lurks within! Tin. 12 x 24”. #14693 $79.95 ($144. value)
W i n d s o r L ac e
It was with disbelief that we discovered this was reproduction lace rather than the antique original. Exquisite, authentic, and wonderfully affordable easy-care machine-washable polyester. We’ll keep your secret if you keep ours. USA. #22661 Please indicate Antique (shown) or Ecru (ivory). Swag. (72w x 44” drop).
Valance. (60w x 20” drop). $24.95 Panel. (60w x 63” drop). Panel. (60w x 84” drop).
“V i c t o r i a n R o s e ” T a b l e L ac e
Packable L ac e H at Stuff it in a tote or cram it in a suitcase...it promises to keep its pretty shape no matter. #18783 $49.95 ($55. retail)
The original and most historical of lace patterns, this floral graphic softens a room with filtered light. Specify White or Ecru & desired size. USA. #22528 Round. 43”. $29.95 / Round. 72”. $49.95 Rectangular. 60 x 84”. $49.95 Rectangular. 60 x 108”. $59.95
Crochet Lace Trimmed
C o z y R ag S o c k s
…are a sweet accent and a dream to wear around the house under flannel nighties! Squeezable cotton/wool blend. One size. Oatmeal or Heather. #22880 $19.95/pr.
Irish Dresden “D o r o t h e a ” This distinctive art form holds an intriguing history with origins in Germany during the early 18th c. later relocating to Limerick, Ireland. Real cotton lace is encompassed by porcelain clay and glazed under extreme heat in which the lace burns away leaving the delicate impression. Each is hand painted original, highly appreciable art piece. 4”. Additional pieces available on our website. #19118 $199.95 ($250. value)
B o u d o i r P i l l ow
Grandmother speaks fondly of her round bed pillow, in which she would stash her nightie by day. Easy access slit back allows us to revisit this wonderful tradition. Silk/cotton. 12”. #17896 $49.95 ($55. value)
S o i r é e G l ov e s
Sheer chantilly-pattern lace extends to the elbow. Gift #19010 $12.95 boxed. ($20. value)
T e r r ac e H i l l T a b l e L ac e Standard & C ustom Tablecloths
Named for the Governor’s Mansion in Iowa, a 200” cloth was requested for the formal dining room. Please inquire should you need a particular length. Stain resistant. Machine washable. 70% cotton/30% poly. Please indicate #22518 White or Ecru. USA.
72 x 90”. $99.95 72 x 108”. $119.95 72 x 120”. $129.95
Softskins L av i s h L ac e L e g g i n g s Dreamy soft like second skin, a sumptuously stretchy weave is graced with exquisite guipure ruffled lace at ankles. Organic cotton/spandex. Black or Ivory. S-XL. #22002 $39.95 ($60. value)
T h e L a n g uag e
A century ago, the demure hand-held accessory was used to convey messages more importantly than to produce a breeze. We are aware of nineteen of the gestures and their meanings. To mention but a few; handle to lips begged a kiss, dropping meant friendship only, drawing across eyes expressed apology. An intriguing translation is included. Hand screened on fabric and trimmed with $19.95 /ea. B ouquet (red) #10215 (right) lace. 9 x 17”.
L adies (ecru) #10216 (lower)/ Pastorale (black) #10217 (top) Silvery Lace E a r r i n g s The epitome of femininity and grace, filigree delicacies dangle coquettishly from the lobes. 3”. #21722 $19.95 ($25. value)
L ac y S l o u c h S o c k s
Nonchalant casual comfort meets dressy halfway...a dainty detail is sewn upon wonderfully comfortable #6799 $11.95 cotton socks! Black, white or ecru. Save on 3 or More! $9.95
L ac e F a n s
This demure hand-held accessory was once used to convey messages more importantly than to produce Ivory. #19619 $19.95 a breeze. Opens to 18”.
Black L ace Fan. O pens to 20”. #21574
E y e l e t S ac h e ts
Embroidered voile sachets filled with lavender or rosebuds are lovely when tucked into bureau drawers, linen closets or tied around hangers. 5”. $9.95/pr. Rose #406 / L avender #407
Save on 3 or more! $7.95/pr.
G a r d e n e s q u e L ac e C u r ta i n s
An ethereal veil of jacquard scallop offers a delicate floral pattern scattered upon sheer lace panels that soften windows while still welcoming sunlight to reflect pretty roses upon the walls. Easy care poly. Snow White or Shell. #23610
“Leather & Lace” H i g h T o p s Lest there be any question about the wearer’s affinity for chocolate and roses. Comfortable slant for just enough height. Fine leather. Black or Ivory. Sizes 6-11. (half sizes available, #16890 $129.95 except 10H ).
Panels: 56 x 54. $19.95 / 56 x 63. $19.95
L ac e C oa st e r s
56 x 72. $24.95 / 58 x 84. $24.95 Valance (online). 56 x 15. $12.95
S wag (online). 72 x 32. $14.95/pr
F r i lly F a n n y P ac k
Four very delicate bobbin lace pieces that date back to the 1800s have been transferred to print under glass. Indiscernible from real lace even upon close scrutiny. Exquisite end table accessories. Beaded bronze edging. 4”. Gift boxed. #13072 $49.95/ asst. set of 4.
Referred to in England as a “Bustle Bag”, layers of chantilly lace adorn a hip slung purse. Scalloped-edge lace adjustable elastic belt with silver clasp. One size. Zipper compartment. Cotton. 9x5"pouch. White #23035 or Black. $29.95 ($40. value) White shown on p.49.
Prim formalities contribute to the joyous ritual of afternoon tea. An iced rosebud perches atop each sugar cube. Delight drop-in guests with a cube on the saucer. L” cube. #714 $11.95/box of 20 Save on 2 or More! $9.95/box of 20
V i n tag e T e a P a r t y
The Charlotte Inn T a p e s t ry R u n n e r The namesake of Edgartown’s most beloved bed and breakfast, this intricately woven linen will span tables and bureaus and provide the underlayment for fresh flowers and objects of beauty. Threads of antique hues appear to be sundrenched jewel tones steeped in tea. Cotton-backing. #21518 $19.95 ($25. value) Golden tassels. 13 x 71”. Bruges Perennials Table Runner. #23053 , p. 8.
Pleasant comforts abound! Tea lore and recipes for savory finger sandwiches, scones, dessert buns, muffins and tea-friendly tasties. Written by the owners of London’s Covent Garden Café, the lush photos from Cotswolds to mouthwatering baked goods. 127p. Hrdcvr. 7”. #21202 $14.95
Mrs. Crumpet’s T e a C a r t A delightful reproduction of an English classic, this will assist the hostess in offering a beverage selection to guests with a lower tray for additional items. Wood. 29 x 16 x 28”. #11913 $399.95 ($500. value)
Filigree Hostess Tongs
Get a grasp on dessert loaves, tea sandwiches and aperitifs. A lovely silver utensil will complement fine china and crystal. #21834 $19.95 ($30. value) Silver plated. 8”.
Blooming Teas & Glass Teapot
Each bulb unfolds before ones eyes into a dazzling water garden, producing the most soothing, flavorful green, black and white teas. Five assorted tea blooms include Carnation, Lily, Globe Amaranth, Jasmine & Marigold. Gift boxed. 14 oz. #15041 $29.95 ($40. value) Blooming T ea R efill . #22676 $12.95
Eyewinker Glass c. 1885
A m e th y s t C a k e P e d e s ta l
Also known as “WINKING EYE” by Dalzell, Gilmore & Leighton glassmakers, this beloved pattern endures. Scratch layer cakes and tortes will remain moist for days within an elegant display. 11” dia. 4” #21944 $39.95 ($50. value) tall. Glass C ake D ome . Delicate pastries, cakes, cookies and cheeses can be kept airtight within a beautiful glass dome. #22180 $49.95 ($60. value) 10”.
C ry s ta l K n i f e R e s t s
“Amid the cruets & crystal, every proper Victorian hostess would set to the right of each plate an artful little bar that propped up knives to keep the tablecloth immaculate...” an essential detail for a well appointed table. Crystal Knife Rest. 24% leaded #8008 $29.95/set of 4 crystal. 3”.
“Pretty Bird” A f t e r n o o n T e a S e t Everything needed for a mid afternoon refreshment. An unusual tea service allows a spot for berries and scones. C up & S cone Saucer . 9 x 6”. #13139 $19.95 T eapot. 10 x 7”. #13140 $29.95 ($34. value)
Windsor Castle C o f f e e & T e a S e rv i c e Worthy of the Queen, Belgian roses meander upon a hot beverage set cast from a coveted art nouveau antique. Includes: teapot, sugar, creamer, 2 teacups, and 2 saucers. #21613 $99.95 ($180. value) Porcelain. T ea for T wo: 2 T eacups & Saucers . #21614
$29.95/2 sets ($60. value)
Mother Goose Pitcher
With beak and bonnet, the beloved mentor serves as a valet to cream and sauces with century-old appeal. Cast from a cherished antique. Delft blue. Porcelain. 7”. #22635 $29.95 ($40. value)
Aunt Polly’s E l e c t r i c H o t W at e r K e t t l e Plug the kettle in and we’ll all have tea! A pretty pot will quietly sing with its soothing steam. Ideal for desk. Ceramic, electric. UL listed. 34oz. 7”. #21568 $49.95 ($75. value) Lady Astor T e a L e a f S t r a i n e r Steamy water from a kettle permeates your twinings diffusing into a rejuvenating brew. This exacting replica is indiscernible from our coveted antique original. #22938 $19.95 Ceramic. Gift boxed. 3” dia. 1H” tall. Ceramic. Gift boxed. ($30. value) Antiquarian Roses
G u e s t T ow e l s & B a r o q u e T r ay
An opulent valet for hand towels will accommodate the guest bath or dining room. Watercolour roses are rendered to 3-ply facial-quality napkins/towels. Pkg of 16.
Guest Towels . 4 x 8”. #23069 $6.95 ($12. value)
Guest Towel T ray. Silver-plated brass. #23085 $29.95 ($40. value)
Chintz Tea Cozy
Bundle your beloved but chipped teapot prettily, insulating the brew that might otherwise cool during friendly conversation. Elasticized base with #1176 $19.95 drawstring.
Cape May P i t c h e r & G o b l e t s A beguiling beverage service will graciously dispense citrus ades, infused water and teas. Porcelain ceramic. Gift boxed. P itcher . 9”. #22479 $19.95 ($30. value) Pair of G oblets . 6”. #22480 $19.95/pr. ($30. value) Spring Garden T e a - f o r -O n e Just what is needed to accompany letter writing or intriguing fiction! A petite pot of boiled water will provide numerous warm-ups and a sense of invigoration and well-being. Gift boxed. 8”. #22403 $29.95 ($40. value) Rosebud S ugar C ubes . (featured on p.80)
B e h e a d e d S a lt & P e pp e r
The indulgent diva with the fancy do loses her head when the food is bland. A magnet keeps her together. Hand painted porcelain with gold leaf flourishes. 5”. #21880 $24.95 Also available (view online): “L et T hem E at C ookies ” C ookie Jar . #22800 $99.95
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
C ry s ta l N e c k l ac e
His distinctive red Swarovski crystal nose marries whimsy and Edwardian elegance. 20” chain w/3” extender. #22033 $19.95 ($30. value) Humorous Holiday Card. (Please refer to p.89.)
Jezebel the J ac k a l o p e
C at H a i r
Cute handicrafts to make with your cat. Fur real! Put kitty’s shedded fluff to good use with a clever plan for felted products that are softer than lambswool! 94p. Sftcvr. 8”. #23740 $14.95
She intrigues us even as a mythical creature, claimed by many who swear to have spotted her. Believed to be shy, have a weakness for whiskey and sleep belly up, the antlered cottontail’s milk is a magic cure for any ailment, and mates only during a hail storm. Aside from these enchanting qualities, the odd bunny is most adorable. Plush. 9”. #22165 $29.95 ($35. retail)
D e c o M a r t i n i G l a ss
“I like to have a martini…two at the very most. Three I’m under the table, four I’m under my host.” The legendary wisecracker and writer is renowned for her sarcastic wit…a sampling etched upon a stemmed glass. Glass. Gift boxed. 8”. #22830 $14.95/ea. ($20. retail)
Well-Behaved Women F r a m e Worthy of your most outrageous photograph…a smile-inducing gift for someone who shared a shameful moment. Faux marble. 8 x 6”. (Holds 3H x 5” photo.) #23136 $19.95 ($24. value) Hold-To-Mirror
Fortune Teller Cards
Authentic Victorian cards with reverse written messages may be deciphered with a mirror’s aid. This revived deck created in the early 19th c. offers a romantic fortune in the ages-old tradition. 15 fortune cards, instruction card, & mirror. 4 x 6”. #22939 $19.95 ($26. value)
F r i s k y T r av e l M u g
Frisky was the leading character in Arthur Scott Bailey’s beloved Sleepy Time Tales (pub. 1915). Now rendered to a porcelain cup with a soft rubber snug-fit lid. Back reads: Nuts About My Coffee! Double-walled. 10 oz. Gift boxed. 6”. #21383 $11.95 ($20. value) Also available: Roses-To-Go Travel Mug. p. 33, and “Cold Hands, Warm Heart” p.49.
Credit Card Case
“If I keel over in WalMart, drag my body to Neimans” If the Victorians carried plastic, they would surely appreciate the humorous reference to quality. For over a century, Neiman-Marcus has maintained a lofty standard that has intrigued the female shopper. Gift boxed. 2 x 4”. #15291 $19.95 Available online: Can I Pay My Visa with My Mastercard? #18537
Manners & Morals of Victorian America
Both hilarious and fascinating, a wealth of 19th c. protocol covers every aspect of life from spousal duties to suitor rejection and motoring etiquette. 7 x 10”. Sftcvr. 180 p. #15959 $14.95
F a i ry D o o r
Any tree is converted into an enchanted abode for the little winged people who are believed to slumber by day and dance in the moonlight. English Tudor styling has faux limestone threshold and hook for reversible sign. Painted resin. 5 x 7”. Reads: Shhhh...the fairies are sleeping / Sorry we missed you, we’re #17011 $19.95 ($45. value) dancing in the garden.
No Floozie s
J ac u z z i
...before 9:00 p.m. anyway. And that’s when the party begins. The hot tub regulation is a delightful tin sign that will grace bath or garden spas. Tin. 10 x 16”. #16827 $11.95 ($15. retail)
Her frock is patiently hand stitched of vintage fabrications. The precious Victorian sock monkey is crafted of finest wool mohair by the legendary artist who creates coveted bears utilizing old world methods and #22043 $269.95. materials. 10”. ($300. value. Mabel the Elephant available on p.39. Other collectible creatures on our website.) Anne Taintor
L a dy l i k e S n o r t F l a s k s
Smart alec quips assigned to retro submissive housewife advertising art is rendered to a girl’s private stock bottle. Fill with Irish Cream or Kahlua to sip or liven coffee. Stainless steel. 4 oz. 4”. $19.95/ea. “Why, yes, I am that kind of girl.” #22125 “I’m so happy it’s happy hour.” #22126
C l ow n B a n k
Oh, what he’ll do for a penny and a laugh... the buffoon will flip and spin wildly in response to a modest deposit. Hand painted cast iron antique replica. #2313 $29.95 ($40. retail)
Musical Phonograph Bank
The legendary terrier mutt and beloved icon for RCA Victor’s phonograph was born in Bristol, England in 1884. His master was amused by the manner in which the dog would tilt his head when records played. Thus he was inspired to capture the dog on canvas, entitled “His Master’s Voice”. Nip opens his mouth and moves his ears once the crank is turned. Plays Cats. 8 x 6”. #18726 $39.95 ($50. value)
C h a mb e r P o t
A whimsical curiosity is reserved for those with a sense of humor and some imaginative idea as to what one would stash here. It is theorized that this was once used for matches or toothpicks. 5”. Gift boxed. #19388 $19.95 ($25. value)
Hidden Squirrel T e ac u p A chestnut brown squirrel perches within tea or coffee in a white ceramic cup. The Victorians popularized incentives within cups to encourage children to drink #23000 $19.95 ($25. value) their milk. 5” dia.
B e l ov e d F a i ry T a l e C l a s s i c s
Exquisitely-bound volumes are reprinted in exact likeness to the antique printings. Beautiful color plates. Hrdcvr. Stories from Hans Christian Andersen. 328p. #20585 $40. Grimm’s Fairy Tales. 336p. #20584 $40. The Sleeping Beauty. 208p. #20582 $35. English Fairy-Tales. 408p. #20581 $40.
Four diminutive sisters each dressed in ballroom finery long to reside in a petite palace amongst the miniatures. Ideally suited for youthful imaginations...for playful gals aged five through ninety five years young. Gift boxed. #7748 6”. $49.95/set ($60. value)
Eleanor T e d dy B e a r Named after Teddy Roosevelt’s sweetheart, this lovable waif has a nose rubbed bare...presumably from countless kisses. her name is in goldleaf Spencerian script upon a porcelain pendant, she growls when tipped, and wears a chantilly lace tutu, Hand sewn, limited #22839 $69.95 edition. 12”. ($100. value)
The Big Book of N u r s e ry R h y m e s A handsome reprint of the hardbound classic is graced with illustrations on every page by beloved artist Charles Robinson. 16 color plates. Ornamental initials, fanciful borders and 300 loved verses, from “Baa, Baa Black Sheep” to “Little Tom Tucker”. Hrdcvr. 10”. 310 p. #22318 $40.
Bearington Baby Collection
“L a m b y P i e J ac k e t ”
A very old concept, wee folk were warmed by the rewards of Daddy’s hunting. Sheep pelts were skinned and baby appeared to be just one of the flock with ears and all. As for bear pelts...not quite so frequently! Chubby cheeks are precious in these soft coats. Satin ribbon trims. 6-12 or 12-24 mos. (View Teddy Bear online.) L amby P ie . #16096 $49.95
L amby B ooties . #16533 $12.95 T eddy Bear . #16097 $49.95
Bear B ooties . #16534 $12.95
Limited Edition Burgundy P e da l C a r An old auto will get tykes where they need to go. On/off headlights. 38” x 22” x 24”. #20040 $399.95 ($500. retail) Additional colors available on our website.
The Enchanted Dolls’ House
Pages of interactive bliss...Open armoire doors and hope trunk lids and hat boxes, jewelry chests, sewing kits and envelopes to reveal treasures. Dressing screens part to reveal lace skivvies. Popout homes allow a panoramic view and intriguing text reveals life as they knew it. 12 x 10H”. Hrdcvr. #21302 $27.99
Victoria & Albert D o l l s The legendary lovebirds of the 1800s endure in miniature form. Dressed in regal finery, the royal couple is fully posable. Stands included. Gift #22277 $24.95/pr. ($45. value) boxed. 6”.
Nana & Grandpap. #22278 $24.95/pr. Happy Family Dolls. #26875 online.
Retrieved from an antique source, this delightful Victorian set will captivate young and old for hours. Exquisite wardrobe, stands included in gift box. Pre-cut. 10” tall, includes 3 dolls, 6 sets of clothing and 3 wood stands. #18459 $19.95/set of 3 ($30. value)
Sigrid & Rosamunde
Antique Replica Dolls
Children’s Wicker T a b l e & C ha i r s
A tea party for two… reeds are tightly woven by artisans who uphold standards of the Victorians, then stained in vintage walnut. Set includes one table and two #2124 $399.95 chairs.
Sweet faced porcelain bisque dolls are hand cast from molds of century-old German antiques. Glass eyes and intricately detailed accessory. 18”. Gift $39.95/ea. ($75. value) boxed. Sigrid (Brunette). #19738
Rosamunde (Auburn). #19737
Antique French P l ay i n g C a r d s
Time for Cosmopolitans and a little Black Jack.... we unearthed this very rare and pretty deck and cloned it for girls’ card night. 54 card deck. Replicated from 1890s French cards. #21911 $9.95 ($15. value)
Old Maid C a r d G a m e This rare version of a classic game was discovered on Martha’s Vineyard and reproduced in exactness to the antique set. 3 x 4” cards. 38 cards, including Old Maid & #18749 $19.95 ($25. value) instruction card.
Upholstered by wallpaper from our antique collections, a sturdy trunk with brass reinforced corners offers an accessory drawer, hanger loop, & space to store your special doll. 20”. #20175 $49.95 ($65. value)
An ornate silver chest is lined in velvet and harbours a crystal tiara, crystal choker, strand of pearls and cameo pendant necklace. #20668 $49.95 ($80. value)
Young Victoria’s Wardrobe H i s t o r i c a l D r e s s C o l l e c t i o n Replicated from the documented gowns worn by Emily Blunt in the recent film, petite versions of her finery are stitched in pure silk and dressmaker lace. Fits 18” dolls (American Girl Dolls). Yellow Coronation Dress. #19651 $39.95 ($50. value) / Emerald Day Dress. #19650 $29.95 ($40. value) Ivory Gala Dress. 2pc. #19648 $29.95 ($40. value) / Sapphire Parlour Dress. #19649 $29.95 ($40. value) Save on Entire Set! #20661 $99.95/4 dresses & 2 prs. shoes ($190. value)
Royal Quiet Deluxe
Appearing to be four distinguished titles upon your bookshelf, this divided magazine organizer stores those monthly issues worth retaining. Rigid fiberboard. 10 x 11”. #16486 $39.95 ($45. value)
Join Danielle Steele, Rachael Ray, Tom Hanks and other hopeless romantics and happy customers who understand the joy of typewritten thoughts on onion skin paper. We are aligned with an acclaimed company that reconditions the old classics to be like #22886 $790. new. Black Underwood C lassic (online)
French Roses P a p e rw e i g h t s Why is it that a stack of paperwork seems filed when a lovely block of glass secures it? This ages-old desktop accessory endures. 3”. (picked at random.) #22516 $14.95/ea. Save on the set! $39.95/set of 3 ($65. value)
J e w e l e d P a l e t t e for Pens
Not only to write letters, but to finish a page in a diary or letter with a personal illustrative flourish in the form of ivy, dainty floral sprigs, bumblebees or butterflies. Five 15ml ink bottles: black, emerald green, sapphire blue, amethyst, and burgundy inks. Ruby red glass pen. Gift boxed. #22644 $19.95 ($30. value)
NY Times Bestseller W e d n e s day L e t t e r s One letter on their wedding night...from the groom, promising to write his bride every Wednesday as long as they both shall live. Years later their children stumble upon thousands of letters through which a shocking, secretive, romantic and poignant tale is told. Sftcvr. 288 p. #14712 $13.00
Harlequin M ag n i f y i n g G l a s s
R o m a n t i q u e C l i p b oa r d s
French roses are inked upon vintage-weave cotton, upholstered upon rigid writing surfaces. Charming enough to hang on walls with souvenirs and photos when not in use. 8 x 12” and 6 x 9”. #20114 $19.95/pr. ($30. value)
Alcott Lap Desk
This cleverly executed portable letter writing surface with pen rest will stash all writer’s necessities within. #14005 $29.95 ($40. value) Wood. 10 x 14”.
As magnificent as a 19th c. French circus, this reproduction pendant glass will assist in reading fine print on menus, sales tags and programs. 3”. 30” chain. From Sweet Romance. USA. #1844 $59.95
Postscript S i l k S c a r f A myriad of post-marked correspondences have been adapted to a fluid silk drape. Finest pure silk. 57 x 11”. Gift boxed. #17607 $29.95 ($40. value)
Jane Austen Pen
Worthy of the beloved and outspoken writer, a pearlized pen revives the joy of scribed thoughts. Her signature graces both pen and gift box. $19.95/ea. ($60. value) Fountain. #20119 Rollerball. #20288
Porcelain Roses S ta m p B ox An indispensable dispenser will keep the postman busy. Limoges-style hinged box offers an easy-feed #7399 $11.95 side slot. 2”. Gift boxed. Save on 3 or More! $9.95/ea.
M ag n i f y i n g G l a ss & L e t t e r K n i f e
Sparkling crystals are patiently hand set into an enameled duet that will both open and read your coveted M agnifier 4”. #4254 $19.95 correspondences. L etter O pener 6”. #4258 $14.95
Also available: C rimson P en One’s letters are priceless Exquisitely boxed. $19.95/ea. ($60. value) Fountain. #20120 Rollerball. #20289 Fountain Refills. #22025 $5.95/ box of 5 Rollerball Refills. #20836 $4.95/pr.
T a ss e l e d H a n d Bookmarks
Derived from a cherished Victorian scrapbook, this graceful ephemeral will mark one’s place. #22300 $9.95/ set of 5 8”.
Women of the 1890’s B o o k m a r k A ss o r t m e n t An array of fashionable Victorians will mark the page. A lovely tuck-in gift for greeting cards. 7”. #11718 $14.95 /asst. set of 6
R o s e t t i D e s k with Secret Compartment
Hand painted English roses in a palette of raspberry, orange and pale blue marry with subtle hand brushed flourishes that prevail on all parts of the desk in antiqued gold and silver on mauve and yellow ground. Clever right-side drawers offer a unique stash for stationery items with a door on the left. Tilt top conceals a private stash unknownst to others! Hand carved legs and railing. 27 x 22 x 51”. #11861 Your price $1495. (Showroom price $1950.)
Inkwell & Quill Pen
There was once a purposeful intent when pondered words were tediously scribed in fresh ink. Experience the romance! Pewter & glass. 3”. Feather color may vary. #18426 $19.95 ($25. value)
Stationery Sampler A beautiful assortment of our fine correspondence papers includes china painted roses, French cherubs found on a century-old calling card found in Paris, and a bouquet of other authentic 19th c. borders printed on fine linen and recycled paper. Sixteen printed sheets with coordinating printed envelopes. 5 x 8”. (8 assorted styles.) #9900 $8.90 Save on 2 or more! $7.90/ea.
Many other paper products available on our website. www.victoriantrading co.com
Sugar Cookie Scented Cards!
H o l i day B a k i n g A s s o r t m e n t
The recipient will delight in the cookie scented die-cut cookie that you will insert in every card. Sugar Cookie oil, 10 paper cookies and wax bags included. 10 cards/envlps. 5 each of 2 designs. 5 x 7”. Verse: Wishing you many simple joys of the season. C1202 $9.95
Also available online: Holiday Cut-Outs Cookie Tin #18951 Holiday Cut-Outs Tray. #17228 Artisan Craft Cards: “R o s e D r e a m s ” S h e e t
Music Notecard Assortment
Arrives in an organza pouch with faux rose petals and elegant envelopes with an ornate flap. 3Hx5”. #NC1218 $7.90/set of 8
Artisan Craft Cards H a ndm a de G reeting K its
Return to a lovely tradition of sending a heartfelt correspondence that the recipient will behold with awe, share with others and retain forever. Each design includes elements that are appropriately selected for the image. Scatter rose petals, sprinkle opalescent glitter, include a fresh-baked sugar cookie scented die-cut or golden token, or tie velvet ribbon. Each awaits your touch..simple yet personal. 5 cards/5 envlps. $9.95/pkg. (value priceless!)
H1203 May your every Christmas dream come true.
H1212 May love and joy attend you and
Includes pink glitter for Santa’s coat!
yours this holiday. Includes opalescent glitter.
H1217 All best wishes to you and yours. Gold foil stamped and embossed. Includes velvet ribbon.
H1205 Wishing you many warm fuzzies this holiday. Includes pearls and glue for mistletoe.
H1215 May your December be fragrant with love and peace. Includes silk rose petals.
H1219 Accept my Christmas token and heartfelt love. Gold foil stamped and embossed. Includes 5 coins that read: Merrie Christmas.
Snowmen Stickers (1H”) PSTK36 10/$2.95 STK36 200/$29.
St. Nick Stickers (1H”) PSTK4 10/$2.95 STK4 200/$29.
Holiday Greetings Stickers (2H x 3H”) PSTK47 8/$2.95 STK47 Roll of 200/$29.
Holly Motif B r a s s S ta m p & S e a l i n g W a x An insignia of the prickled berry foliage will press into melted wax to refine gift wrap, crafts and holiday correspondences. A #19031 $14.95 ($25. value) unique gift.
ll Holiday Cards are 5 x 7", museum quality and feature an array of 19th c. holiday imagery obtained from old scrapbooks and museum collections. Each card possesses a heartwarming poem upon the backside, and includes ornately die-cut envelopes. 10 cards /10 envlps. $7.95/pkg. ($6.95/3 or more pkgs.
- $22.50 retail value!)
Precious, moonfaced children obtained from antique tinted photographs are encompassed by lace and old roses. 15 cards/envlps. (5 each of 3 designs. 5x7”). #C1209 $9.95/pkg. Also available as a Set of Tins on p. 56.
H1308 May all roads lead to home this holiday season.
H1223 May fond memories of Decembers past be rekindled.
H1307 May yours be a storybook holiday.
H1303 Sending wishes for an old fashioned holiday.
H1206 Sending lovely thoughts your way. Happiest of holidays.
H1211 Sending wishes for a holiday filled with grace and beauty.
H1224 Wishing you an enchanted H1304 May the holidays bring holiday filled with warmth and love.
H1302 Warmest wishes for a lovely holiday.
you peace and contentment.
H1204 Wishing you old-fashioned joys this holiday.
What was old is new...heirloom caliber-greetings are meticulously crafted in likeness to those from our archives. Rich foil applications and intricate embossed work celebrate holiday correspondences as they once were. These are $9.95/pkg. worthy of your loved ones. 5 cards/5 envlps. H1214 May heaven and nature sing in perfect harmony. Gold foil stamped.
H1220 May your winter days bring unexpected joys. Gold foil stamped and embossed.
H1213 May your December be H1207 A Merry Christmas filled with serenity and love. Gold foil stamped.
from Santa’s little helper! Red foil stamped and embossed.
H1208 May peace and love
surround you. Merry Christmas. Gold foil stamped and embossed.
H2410 May yours be a storybook holiday! Gold foil stamped.
A rare collection from a beloved Victorian illustrator. 10 cards/envlps. 5 each of 2 designs. 5 x 7”. Gold foil stamped. C1216 $9.95 Verse: Wishing you a holiday that is rich in tradition and joy.
C h i l d h o o d J oy s A s s o r t m e n t s
Six heartwarming watercolours rendered by an artist over a century ago have been retrieved from an obscure source. Each illustration celebrates the anticipation of the best-loved holiday. C hristmas C ard A sst. (left.) 15 cards/envlps. (5 each of 3 designs. 5 x 7"). C2800 $9.95/pkg.
Verses: May the season rekindle childhood joys of holidays
past, May you always be a child at heart & May your holiday be filled with childhood wonder. Blank Notecard A sst. (right.) 9 cards/envlps. (3 each of 3 designs 3H x 5”). C1309 $5.95/pkg.
ll Holiday Cards are 5 x 7", museum quality and feature an array of 19th c. holiday imagery obtained from old scrapbooks and museum collections. Each card possesses a heartwarming poem upon the backside, and includes ornately die-cut envelopes. 10 cards /10 envlps. $7.95/pkg. $6.95/3 or more pkgs. ($24.95 retail value!)
Please visit our website to view our extensive new collection of 19th c. Holiday correspondences.
H2731 Wishing many precious memories for you this holiday.
H2908 May you be warm on
the inside when it’s cold on the outside... Happiest of Holidays.
H2607 While Christmas bells are
ringing, Rich and poor, their voices raise, And a simple carol singing Wafts to heaven grateful praise.
Greeting Card Assortment
Our popular pre-selected assortment of 20 best-selling holiday cards. Arrives in a keepsake tin box. Images may vary. 5 x 7”. #17475 $19.95/card asst. in tin ($25. value)
H2608 May you be surrounded by warmth and love this holiday.
H3456 Sending love to you and yours this holiday.
Eight delightful Christmas postcards have been rescued from obscurity and offered to a new generation of well-wishers! Not only are they delightful holiday images, but they are cost efficient to mail as well! Each assortment contains 2 each of 8 unique images. 4 x 6”. Images may vary. PC2614 $9.95
H1009 Sending warmest holiday wishes from our home to yours.
H2609 May the beauty of the season H1007 Wishing you a jolly bring joy to you and yours.
H1103 Sending goodness your way! Savor the Season!
H2380 Hoping you were on Santa’s good list! Very Merry Christmas.
H2727 May Peace & Love surround you. Merry Christmas.
A lovely old metal stand will display holiday cards, photographs and mementos in a charming manner. French Grey metal. 26”. #19874 $39.95
T en H oliday C ards & fancy envelopes (5 x 7”) $7.95 package of 10
H2913 (Double-sided) May love attend
H2610 God bless us, everyone!
thee at Christmas.
H1017 May your heart be warm
H2804 Happy Christmas to
on the inside when it is cold on the outside. Happy Holidays.
H2323 …and good will to all.
H2015 May the beauty of the season bring joy to you and yours.
all...and to all a good night!
H1222 Joys of the Season.
H9931 Let heaven and nature sing. Merry Christmas!
H2365 Let the bells of peace ring loud and clear... Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
H1105 May your December days be filled with warmth and happiness.
H2729 May this season find you in the holiday spirit.
H1210 May you savour the simple joys of the season.
H1221 May there be many wonderful surprises in store for you this holiday.
H1015 Wishing you an old world Christmas.
H2730 May your stockings be full and your memories many!
H2002 Crunchy snow & holly
berry...Here’s hoping that your days are merry! Happy Holidays
H1001 May December Find You in a Winter Wonderland. Happiest of Holidays
Dream C at c h e r
A spinning pendant absorbs good karma within its crystal, and scatters it as it twirls on a breeze. Resin/glass. 12”. #17280 $14.95 ($20. value)
Embroidered N o s e g ay s T a bl e c l o t h Fanciful bouquets rendered by hand in ribbon and French knots will span the expanse of the dining table with provençal charm. Polyester/linen. Machine wash, air dry. #13134 39.95 ($60. value) 60 x 84”.
“Through the Window Pane”
Frame & Mirror
A pair of songbirds perched on a branch peer within the glass. Antique Brown finish.
Frame. 5H x 7”. Holds 3H x 5” photo. #20093 $14.95 ($20. value) Mirror. Faux iron resin. Easel stand. 9”. #20092 $19.95 ($25. value)
L i d d e d F l o r a l P o r c e l a i n B ox e s
Twelve petite bisque boxes with hand formed florals are wonderful little remembrances. Set of 12. 2”. #7797 $12.95 Save on 2 or more! $9.95/set
The Jane Austen Cookbook
One of Jane’s dearest friends, Martha Lloyd, resided with the family and recorded over 100 recipes in her household book. An authentic selection of their fare has been adapted to modern cooking, and is illustrated with an intriguing introduction describing Jane’s passion for food with cited letters and incidents. Fruit butters, savory soups and herb pudding are but three of the natural recipes enjoyed by the Austens. 74 recipes. 8 x 10”. Paperback. 128p. #17667 $24.95
From Havilland to Limoges: T e a C u p s P u z z l e A myriad antique teacups marry upon a puzzle- a joy to piece together. Museum gift shop quality cut from premium blue board for the most fickle of puzzle enthusiasts! 1000 pieces. 27 x 19”. USA. #22389 $19.95 A Charming Stack Puzzle, #22835 online.
Your lasagne is warmfrom-the-oven though toted across town. Same high-tech silver insulation lining as pizza delivery carriers. A fine art image of a plump French cook graces a utensil pocket sewn upon a romantic #19413 $19.95 floral. Zipper closure. 15 x 11”. ($30. value) Lunch Bag. #19414 $19.95
Staffordshire C i t r u s S q u e e z e r Born out of the transferware pottery created in England centuries ago, our replica lemon reamer will assist in Mimosa’s, sorbets and fresh squeezed juices. Porcelain ceramic. Rose or Delft Blue. 6 x 5”. #22912 $19.95
A dash of this and a smidgeon of that... this heirloom of tomorrow is sand cast in a pewter-like alloy that never requires polishing. Antique French pattern conjures thoughts of a Bordeaux vineyard in 1890. Gift boxed. #21769 $19.95/set Also available online: Pitcher, Candelabra, Butter Dish, Epergne.
R a d c l i ff e Needlepoint Tote
A classic old bouquet is rendered in spun wool threads upon a navy ground. Brass zipper. Lined with two zipper compartments. Navy cotton #21184 $79.95 velvet. 18 x 12”. ($140. retail) Also Available: Vassar Needlepoint P urse . (view online) 8H x 14”. #21185 $59.95 ($110. retail)
Indicates a Victorian
Trading Co. exclusive.
M ay D ay Wellies
A spray of watercolour blooms grace robin egg hued boots that transcend the garden...spotted in chic urban venues paired with lace and silk. Gift pouch. 14” tall. Whole sizes only 6-11. #21427 $49.95 ($60. value) Shown with our Lace Wellie Warmers. #19542 $19.95
Mid S u mm e r ’ s Night Fairies
A mystical sisterhood will enchant any spot from which they may dangle. Resin/ glass. 11-12”. #17279 $19.95/ set of 3 ($30. retail)
Following Old South tradition when once powered by the gloved hands of southern belles, exquisite hand-held breezemakers will refresh. Art derived from Victorian lithographs published in #21751 $9.95/pr. 1890. 14”. ($15. value)
Songbird Garden Rail
A gathering of feathered friends are rendered in wrought iron to provide a boundary for the annuals #13114 $19.95 and such. 21 x 25”. Save on 3 or more $17.95/ea.
C h i n t z L aw n C h a i r
Glamour + Camping. Sumptuous roses are spattered across a field of buttery yellow cotton canvas with arm slot for drink. Weather treated. Steel frame. Arrives with carrying sleeve. 250 lb. capacity. 34”. #22892 $29.95 ($40. value)
Petite Paperweight M ag n e t s Snippets of vintage wallpaper, brocade and lace patterns are magnified to affix memos and photographs to the #19526 $14.95/set ($20. value) fridge. 1”. Set of 6.
S o l a r A n g e l S ta k e
A celestial light absorbs the sunlight and spills it back onto the garden by night. Antique French white finish. Glows #15645 $19.95 ($25. value) for up to 8 hours. 14”. Save on 3 or More! $17.95/ea.
“Ribbons of Honor”
Inspired by the French, Abraham Lincoln initiated the pendants for valour in 1861 to reward heroic Civil War soldiers. Hung upon satin ribbon with topaz crystal buckles, old castings are encrusted with pearls and jeweled stones. 15”. #21160 Gift boxed. $14.95/asst. pr. ($30. value) Save on 2 or More! $12.95/asst. pr.
Radiant Solar Globe
Absorbs sunlight by day and spills it back onto the garden by night. Gilded bronze. Faux stone. 8”. #22299 $24.95 ($30. value) Save on 3 or More! $19.95/ea.
Chintz C l o s e t S a f e A must-have item for anyone who travels. Conceal money, jewelry, or keep special accessories with particular outfits. Simply place items inside the side zippered pouch and slip a jacket or shirt over the closet safe. Scotch-guard treated. 15 x 6” pouch. #1759C $19.95
P r e t t y S h ow e r C u r ta i n s
for the Romantic Home These girly-girl drapes will have one singing Broadway tunes in the shower... lace, brocade, and florals offer a private spot for a luxuriating soak. 72x72”/ea. $29.95/ea. ($45. value) P ink & Black L ace . #23034
Silver & White L ace . #23057 Brocade . #23052
Rose Garden. #23051
German Flower F r o g Cast from an art nouveau antique, this demure porcelain is indiscernible from the coveted heirloom. Holes for stems allow for a lovely arrangement when placed in a shallow dish of water. Hand painted. Gift boxed. 8”. #17661 $19.95 ($30. value)
Elegant Shower C u r ta i n H o o k s At long last! Cast from antique hardware, ornate hooks will complement a beautiful shower curtain. $12.95/set of 12 ($20. value) 1H”. Silver F iligree . #23050 Bronze M edallion. #23049
Victorian China P a p e r P l at e s & C u p s Our coveted, costly antiques are original hand painteds and are precisely replicated upon sturdy disposable dinner $5.95/pkg. of 16 ($12. value) plates. 10”. Save on 4 or More! $4.95/pkg.
Favorite Breed P e n & S ta n d Unconditional love... indicate breed desired. Over 250 #11823 $29.95 choices. 6”. C at. #11868 $29.95 (20 breeds)
Oliver Owl L u m i n a ry Warm, buttery light is emitted from a tealight or votive nestled within a plump ceramic owl. Biscuit White. 6”. #22717 $14.95
Bluebird of Happiness W i s h k e e p e r A small insertion on his underbelly welcomes your written intentions, secrets and prayers. All things come to those who hope and believe. 3”. #21410 $19.95 ($25. retail)
B uttery Roses P lates . (yellow) #21308
C ottage P erennials P lates . (pink) #21307
B uttery Roses C ups . (yellow) #21745
C ottage P erennials C ups . (pink) #21746 B uttery Roses Napkins . (yellow) #22613
C ottage P erennials Napkins . (pink) #22614
F r e n ch C l e r k ’ s C l i p b oa r d
A Parisian grocer left an elegantly penned receipt that is rendered upon an indispensable lapdesk with brass clip. 12 x 9”. #17435 $16.95 ($20. retail)
Maine's Mermaid P o s tag e S ta mp B ox A hand etched scrimshaw on water buffalo bone. Lined with green felt. 6H x 2G". #22735 $19.95 ($24. value)
Hootie & Hattie
Prop your Walt Whitman and Longfellow with stately owls perched on branches that flank both ends. Resin. 8”. #23014 $39.95 ($50. value)
“O w l k i n s M i r r o r ”
Mama and Baby Owl peer within a dear little looking glass. Antique brown finish. Faux wood resin. 8”. #23015 $19.95 ($25. value)
A gorgeous Gothic luminary is inspired by the century-old candle lamp that was hand held when not hung on a nail or placed on tabletop for reading. 22” #22287 $39.95 tall. ($60. value)
Ethereal music accompanies a random breeze. Tinkling pipes dance together in melodious harmony, dangling from a lovely old keyhole escutcheon and beveled glass-like knobs. 26”. #23124 $29.95
E g g P l att e r
Whether displaying hard boiled Easter eggs or the deviled variety, a whimsical porcelain dish celebrates nature’s hues in clever form. Gift boxed. 14 x 10”. #22069 $19.95 ($30. value)
Stately M anor Birdhouse . Cozy real estate
for a songbird. Lock & key. Reads “Welcome Home”. 18”. #23126 $29.95
Three familiar faces are wreathed by a wonderful reproduction molding graced with a cluster of roses at the crest. Cherry. 10 x 8”. Gift #4157 $19.95 boxed. ($25. value)
Four Bouquets T i s s u e C o z y Bless you! A refined cover-up will conceal the unsightly cardboard box, graced with four romanticized florals #23082 $19.95 ($28. value) circa 1880.
September Roses T r ay Awaiting to be laden with finger sandwiches and tea time delicacies, a lovely old pattern from our private collection of antique plates has been rendered upon a lacquered wood #22963 $29.95 tray. 16 x 10 x 2”.
Winter Cottages Tissue Cozy on p.4.
B e au t i f u l B e tt y by Albert Lynch (1851-1912) Seems Elizabeth left a trail of hearts. The femme fatale’s commissioned portrait captures her beguiling nature in a November palette. Exquisitely framed under glass. 18I x 22”. #23279 $79.95 ($110. retail) Unframed. 14I x 18”. $9.95 ($14. value)
Apron & Oven Mitt
A soft cotton print will secure against spatters and wipe hands clean. #19032 $19.95 ($25. value)
Watercolour Roses H o b o B ag Hues stolen from a southwestern sunset are rendered to a summery purse of hand-crocheted toyo straw (a durable strand made from rice paper!) Braided handle, lined, zippered compartment and closure. 16 x 18”. #22917 $39.95 Additional Hobo Bags online.
Fingerless G l ov e s
...are ultimately romantic. One size. #17608 $12.95 (Long lace gloves online.)
S c a r l e t T e a P a r t y H at
A flamboyant bonnet is embellished with plumage, lace, ribbons and a petite songbird. Arrives in a keepsake #6694 $69.95 hatbox. 36” train.
Pet Food Canisters
Century-old images are screened upon agate containers that will keep the chow crunchy. Scoop hangs from hook. Enameled tin.
Old Faithful Dog. 14”. #17448$49.95 ($65. value)
Home P et K itty. 12”. #23055 $39.95 ($50. value)
A renowned downhome remedy, this minty, cinnamon salve soothes aches with a warming emollient of pure cassia and peppermint essential oils, heat inducing Calendula oil (used for centuries for inflammation, pain and cell regeneration). Vitamin- rich canola oil gel. 2 oz. glass jar. #22601 $9.95
Embroidered Gift Pouches
Hand embroidered, these dainty pouches will be cherished almost as much as the gift inside. Hand embroidered taffeta, linen #21193 & polyester. 7 x 9” ea. $29.95/set of 3 ($40. value)
C h i n t z L u g g ag e T ag s /G i f t T ag s
Bird Seed Pail . 12”. #22283 $39.95 ($50. value)
Vintage prints are rendered to laminated identification tags #23363 $11.95/3 asst that double as clever gift tags. Save on 2 or more sets! $9.95/set
N o r t h W i n d B e l l ows Save your breath. This one will huff and puff a blazing fire in your hearth. Rubbed cherry with filigree adornment. Leather and brass. 19”. #20252 $39.95 ($85. value)
Chocolatier P h o t o A l b u m A sweet image is rescued from an antique chocolate box. 9 x 6”. Includes spaces for #19671 memos. Holds 32 4 x 6” photos. $19.95 ($25. value)
She finds a moment to refresh with an ostrich plume fan. Hand painted #21019 ceramic. 9”. $49.95 ($80. value)
Lucky Amethyst G l a s s C a n dy J a r The Victorians held the belief that violet glass ensured good fortune within the home Gift boxed. 7”. #20189 $19.95 ($30. value)
Bulldog B o tt l e O p e n e r
Poke a frosty bottle of root beer into Fido’s mouth and he’ll gladly oblige to remove the lid. Cast from an antique. Iron with #1978 screw mountings included. 4”. $12.95 ($15. value)
Eleanor Roosevelt’s S a lt C e l l a r A dainty spoon will sprinkle spices from an intricately stamped replica cast from an coveted antique. 2”. #22877 $19.95
($25. value) Save on 3 or more! $16.95/ea.
Carafe & Tumblers
Cast from antique molds, a violethued beverage set awaits iced libations. C arafe . 10”. #20188 $19.95 ($30. value) T umblers . 4”. #20187 $19.95/pr. ($30. value)
Little Red Riding Hood C o o k i e J a r Hull Pottery of Ohio first created this precious porcelain in 1905. Over a century later, the antique brings more than $1000. That would buy a great many Snickerdoodles! Gift #19566 $49.95 ($65. value) boxed. 11”.
Save on 2 or more! $16.95/pr.
Rosemary’s E g g P l att e r Continental breakfast fare, deviled delights or dyed hard boileds will perch upon a beguiling ceramic dish. Gift #22186 $29.95 ($40. value) boxed. 11”. Additional Eggplates online.
Cheltenham Chintz T e a S e t A familiar old floral will accompany many a quiet moment with you and Earl Cup & Scone Saucer. 9 x 6”. Grey. #17952 $19.95 ($24. value) Teapot. 10 x 7”. #17953 $29.95
Monarch Jar D e c a n t e r Homespun charm only serves to make the lemonade #18673 a little sweeter! Holds one gallon. 12”. $29.95 ($40. value)
Limoge-Style T e a p o t B ox e s These quaint Limoges-style boxes are hand painted in likeness to the coveted French porcelains. Gift $11.95/ea. ($25. value) boxed. T ea & C rumpets . 3”. #20834 O ld Stove . 4”. #20835
Southern Hospitality P o r c e l a i n D e c a n t e r s ...Sweeter than the sweet tea and lemonade that flows from the $99.95/ea. ($140. retail) spigot. 1H gallon capacity. Black . (view online) #21569 White . #21570
B r ac e l e t - o f - t h e -M o n t h
Ornately etched botanicals derived from rare gardening journals have been applied to pewter wrist band bracelets. Each month is a delightful celebration of blooms… an appreciated birthday remembrance for loved ones. Please indicate month. 1J” band width. Gift boxed. #15889 $19.95/ea. ($30. retail)
Family Name F i l e t C r o c h e t L ac e Inspired by a century-old lace surname framed upon the wall, this exquisite piece will endure proudly for generations. We are privileged to be able to offer this artisan’s handiwork. Mounted on fabric suede board, framed under glass in bronze frame. 20 x 25”. Framed: Ecru doily with Golden Brown thread. #15430 $169.95 ($200. retail) Unframed: select White or Ecru doily; Black/ Golden Brown/Hunter or Burgundy thread. 14 x 20”. #15429 $49.95 ($60. retail)
P e r s o n a l i z e d S oa p
One might hesitate to lather from such an elegant bar... an enduring reminder of a #22517 thoughtful gift. Gift boxed. $29.95/set of 3 Select: Lavender Mist, Green Tea, White Freesia, White Honeysuckle, Pomegranate, Morning Breeze, and Coconut Vanilla. Indicate personalization: Engraved name 7 letter max.
G i f t T ag & O r n a m e n t
Stately Spencerian R u bb e r S ta mp We unearthed this delicately scribed motif in a local antique market. Dating to the late 1800s, the filigree scrollwork has been adapted to an heirloom-caliber rubber stamp with an ornamental handle. For crafting, letters, baked goods…this lovely label awaits your #21445 $19.95 ($25. value) inscription. 3 x 2”. Black Stamp Pad. #14708 $7.95
G o l d l e a f I n i t i a l T e ac u p
Why are we so territorial with our drinking dish? Lest there be any doubt as to whose drink, a perfectly lovely china cup is personalized with a Spencerian letter of gold and hand painted flourishes. (Letters Q , U, X, Y, & Z are not available.) #21616 $12.95/ea. ($22. value) Save on multiples! Only $9.95 each
Attach to a loved ones’ gift, and they’ll remember you forever when they decorate their tree. “To:/From:” on the reverse. Gift #23806 boxed. 4” w/ velvet hanger. $19.95/set of 3 ($27. value)
P i l l owc a s e s
Fine cotton cases identify the dreamer...a pretty monogram is embroidered in black or the thread color of your liking per your request! One initial per case. Satin finish 400 thread count. Standard. #17692 $19.95/ea. ($25.value)
“Scarlet Letter” S w e at e r Inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s notorious heroine, Hester Prynne, a crimson monogram is rendered in thread to a fine wool blend cardigan with satin covered buttons. All letters available except Q, U, X, Y & Z. Size S-XL. #18562 $69.95 ($100. value) A merican Beauty Necklace .
20” w/ 3” ext. #18409 $39.95
Pure Silk Scarf
Your initial is painstakingly embroidered upon pure silk... a signature accessory of heirloom stature. Each highly ornamental letter has been obtained from Victorian calling cards upon which the bearer’s name was imprinted in a charming rotogravure typeface. Flourished script may include birds, florals, or objects from nature. 50 x 11”. Gift boxed. #2372 $29.95/ea. ($70. value)
“Crystal Pints” C u s t o m
T av e r n T u mb l e r s
One may have their very own hometown tavern... even if it be in the comfort of home. A very special gift. (Please provide name and city for personalization.) #5573 $59.95/set of 4
Last Year’s Sell Out!
VTC o 2014 C a l e n da r
Over one hundred years have passed since that sterling age… a time steeped in dignity and refinement. Our 2014 dated calendars will be coveted as souvenirs of historic value and will provide testimony to that quaint era of graciousness now even further from our grasp. This collection of romantic images compiled from fine art galleries and yellowed scrapbooks grace the calendar year. Thirteen of our best-loved images are married within a beautiful portrayal of the seasons. 26 pgs. 12” (12 x 24” open). #22736 $12.95/ea. Save on 2 or More! $9.95/ea.
Victorian Paper Co. S tat i o n e ry H a m p e r A sturdy hamper secures the safekeeping of a magnificent assortment of our best-selling all-occasion cards and stationery. Beautiful writing papers, greeting cards, thank you’s and notecards, labels, delightful sticker assortment, Claude Monet pen, and fancy foil journal. 13 x 7H x 6”. #22230 $59.95 ($156. value)
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2014 C a l e n da r M ag n e t s
Dear 19th c. imagery derived from advertising cards for cocoa, shoes, thread and other provisions serve as the backdrop to the months...a greeting card tuck-in, or easy reference for fridge and desk. Approx. 5 x 7”. Assorted dozen. #23809 $14.95/set of 12 Save on 2 or More! $12.95/set of 12
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Beautiful assortment of 12 museum gift shop quality greetings to have on hand for those special moments in life!. 5 x 7”. $9.95 /12 asst. cards ($27. retail value!)
Birthday. #11778 / A ll-O ccasion . #11781 C elebration. #11779 / Blank F loral . #11776 T hinking of You. #11780
J e w e l e d F l a sh D r i v e
One might think its simply an exquisite key chain but hidden within lies a 4 GB flash drive. Housed in an organza pouch. PC or Mac #21812 $29.95 ($35. value) compatible.
Silver Plated C a r d C a s e Fanciful scrollwork is engraved upon a slender card holder that will accommodate credit cards as well. 2H x 3H”. #2876 $14.95 ($28. retail)
Jane Eyre B o o k P u r s e A novel idea. An industrious designer converts the Gothic romance into a leather hand bag. Where once there were bound pages, now there is a lined compartment with crochet lace pocket. The spine and back cover excerpt are joined by a faux tortoise #21753 $89.95 handle. Cell phone pocket. 8 x 6”.
A beautiful approach to personalization… a pretty calling card should always be on hand for new friends, letter enclosures or just to say you dropped by. Matching personalized stationery is available for most styles. Order Online: Calling cards are located in the
“Writing & Literary” category.
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December Reverie F r a m e d P r i n t
A dreamy-eyed Victorian gazes upon her handsomely appointed Christmas tree. Tinted photograph circa 1900. (Featured on p.25. Available as a holiday card on p.89.) Foil Fancies H o l i day G r e e t i n g s
...and beautiful ones, adorable ones, handcrafted ones, sentimental ones. Find yours on p.89
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer C ry s ta l N e c k l ac e . His distinctive red Swarovski crystal nose marries whimsy and Edwardian elegance. 20” chain w/3” #23840 $19.95 ($30. value) extender.
Winter Sky P ac k a b l e H at Muted pastels borrowed from a December sunset adapt to a kitteny-soft wool hat. A feathered millinery bird nestles upon a vintage hydrangea cluster of azure blue, mauve, tea and dusty rose. (Featured on p.7)
Transform an ordinary sweater into a vintage boutique find or wear as a necklace. (Featured on p.32)
Enchantress in Ermine
T r av e l M u g
She tucks her hands within a sumptuous muff. Back reads: Cold hands...Warm heart. (Featured on p.49)
E n ch a n t e d S wa n
Glistening mica flakes enhance the intricately cast bird that is replicated from a coveted statuary. (Featured on p.25)
Belle Bleu Settee
A lovely tufted settee is gently curved in all the right places. Upholstered in softest velvet dyed an antique azure hue, this sweet seat is a timeless classic. 61 x 36H x 37”. #23614 Your Cost $1995. (Showroom Price $3050.)