My Little Corner of the Net

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Recent Acquisitions

Not much work on miniatures last week but I did pick up a few items.  I came across The Doll House Book at a local used book store for $1.25 this last weekend.  It was a good read and very informative.  I love how the author had the book made in the shape of a house.  It will go great with my other books on miniatures:  click here 

  These are  the items have picked up over the last few weeks on my lunch break.

I came across the small brass and glass box at an estate sale.  I am not sure what to do with it yet, but I thought it seemed pretty neat.  The maple rocker and small tricycle were at another estate sale with a bunch of Christmas ornaments and the collection of small pottery was at a local antique mall. I like the chamber pot that says "gents" or is it a spittoon?  The blue and multi-color glaze on the pitcher second from the right, has a great arts and crafts/art deco look.  The green earthy pitcher will probably end up in my cabin.


  1. You found wonderful items. Thanks for sharing.
    Greetings Dorien

  2. Great finds! I love the second from the right jug too, and the green one.

  3. I have that book. I even made a 1:12 miniature one just like it. :D Cute.
    Love that glass and brass box. Also the glassware you found. Nice.

  4. Your glass box would make a cool aquarium.

  5. I want to spend my lunch-hour with YOU! Great stuff, as usual, Troy, and I love that book, too. My cousin sent me a copy and I go back to it again and again...

  6. Very nice finds, I like the pots. And I think it is a spittoon, the one with gents on it.
    Miniature greetings

  7. Hello Troy,
    Once again you find treasure everywhere you go. The book is a great find, but I just love the minis, especially the pitchers.
    Well done.

  8. I have just come across your blog and it is really inspirational. I am gradually creating a Victorian dolls house from scratch and reducing the size of victorian family photographs to put in frames with their stories at the back of them as an heirloom. So many ideas but just not enough time at the moment. Take care.