A few things that I picked up in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia recently.
I found this basinette in a local thrift store.
|Baby basinette with fold-out wooden stands.|
The hood part hinges back and forth.
|The Barden and Robeson Corp. The Mark of QUALITY Penn, Yan NEW YORK|
I was in St. John's driving in the country and a man in his forties was clearing out the family home.
He was putting stuff out to give away.
I took four chairs (their family dining room set) and these three, ornate, old wooden, silver frames.
The decorative part is moulded plaster.
He was grateful that I took the things and said, "Thank god for the ends of driveways!"
Below is a small, green, wooden table with pull out leaves.
I bought it at a local used furniture store (some time ago).
Another chair from St. John's.
I found this print in an old wood frame in a thrift store in Nova Scotia this summer.
It was $5.
|Detail of print.|
I found this box at the local Salvation Army thrift store last weekend.
I paid $2.
It's handmade, wood, quite lovely.
It is very solid. Very sturdy. Like a plinth.
I have no idea what it would have been used for.
It is 11.75"h x 12.75"w x 19.75"l
On the ends, there are handles, of a sort, that look like they have a hole for metal rings.
The interior had been papered a few times.
Woodgrain paper and decorative pink flower pattern paper.
If you have any ideas as to what it might have been used for, let me know.