Monday, 12 November 2012

Antiquing


My antique market foundlings...

It was one of those weekends where MrD and I didn't have anything planned and decided to stop by an antique store.
As usual, I would assure MrD by telling him that I didn't really have anything in particular that I was looking for. After being married for this length of time, he should know that those words don't mean anything. In fact, more often that not, I will find something!
And indeed I did!

To begin with, I found this...


A metal-gild mirror with cut-mirror inlays. Understated elegance.



Next, I found this....


to add to my collection of cloisonné enamel vases.
I think they'll do... don't want to have too many of them unless of course I come across one that I have to have.  
Never say never





And, lastly....


An occasional table made of oak
with barley twist legs




Apropos, I'm in a middle of trying to convince MrD that those purchases were necessary and at a bargain. It would have cost him a lot more in any high street store. I'm actually saving him from spending a lot of money!


Am I amazing or what!


4 comments:

  1. hehe...tergelak baca statement Muna yg mula2 tu...

    brg2 antik tu mesti mahal tu Muna...

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    1. Salam Eni,
      Nasib baik MrD ada short-term memory dan tak serik-serik masuk kedai antik, walaupun dia dah tahu perangai wife dia yang suka main "treasure hunt" :D
      Tapi-kan Eni, memang lebih berbaloi cari barang kat kedai antik, tapi jangan-la pi beli gerobok yang besaq-besaq, takut takdak Narnia, ada benda lain pulak.
      xoxo

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  2. Salam Muna.
    The vase really amaze me.

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    1. Salam Norlyda,
      What's even more amazing is they were painstakingly made by hand, by putting powdered enamel into tiny grooves... juling bijik mata you!!
      xoxo

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