Dresden Finds

A few weeks ago I visited Strawberry Fields Antique Mall in Searcy, AR. I found quite a few great items, but this angel is my favorite. In fact, I found it lying on its side behind some larger items on the back of the large square check-out counter. It didn’t have a price, so I asked the lady behind the desk. She only charged me $2.50! Since it’s an Irish Dresden piece, I put it on eBay starting at $19.99 just to see what would happen. Last night I got a couple bids and sold it for $20.50. Not too shabby for what little effort I put into finding and selling it!

Speaking of Dresden, I found this gem at the Estate Sale by June last weekend. I will be keeping her for my personal collection – I have a thing for gorgeous figurines!

For those who are curious, Dresden lace is lace that is dipped into liquid porcelain and then applied to the figurine by hand. The result is gorgeous ruffles that I would have never thought came from fabric!

Woohoo! I got an email from Estate Sale by Katherine last night stating there’s an estate sale this weekend! Here’s her ad:

1500 Wewoka

North Little Rock, AR

March 4 & 5 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

March 6 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

MasterCard, VISA & Discover accepted!

Nice,clean home completely packed! Sale includes beautiful red 1966 Cadillac Deville, 2-door convertible, one owner, less than 64,000 original miles, oak dining room table and six chairs with matching china cabinet, walnut tea cart, flame stitch wing back chair, large mahagony drum table, oak glider/rocker, formal camel back love seat, several cofee tables and end tables, matching new leather sofa and pair of recliners with platform chair, one of a kind leather Razorback recliner, French Provencial bedroom by Drexel including bed with matching dresser and pair of night stands, nice old rocker, queen oak bedroom suit with bed, matching double dresser and pair of night stands, recliner, trunk, sewing machine, queen oak bedroom suit with bed, matching nightstand, dresser and armroire, kitchen table and chairs, rugs, mirrors, lamps, records, old 8-track tapes, several TV’s, all in working condition, nice 1970’s stereo equipment in working condition, men’s and ladies clothing including vintage men’s Razorback clothing and Razorback shoes, ladies vintage clothing including vintage slips and vintage nightgowns, linens including bed and bath and window treatments, some books, stem ware, china, some sterling, Fostoria, wall clocks, lots of very nice estate jewelry including 10k, 12k, 14k and 18k, diamonds, rubies and emeralds, lots and lots of very nice costume jewelry, KITCHEN IS PACKED – pots, pans, dishes, glasses, several nice watches including mens Girand Perreguax works, Ladies 14k Longines works, Vintage toys, running Scottie, Crawling baby, Wonderful old dollm Shawnee Pitcher #71, Nice childs rocker, neat old cook books, hundreds of old photos from 1880-1940, SINGER featherweight sewing machine, new rotisserie/convection oven, toaster oven, microwave, small appliances, utensils, mixing bowls, flatware, bar stools, lots and lots of Razorback memorabilia including vintage items, Christmas items, wrought iron patio table and chairs, refrigerator, washer, dryer, vacuums, carpet shampooers, two wheel trailer, GARAGE IS PACKED – ladders, extension ladders, wheel barrow, new Murray lawnmower 5HP self propelled, new Murray riding lawnmower 30″ cut 10HP, gas and electric weed eaters, power tools, hand tools, mechanic tools, yard and garden tools, heaters, lights, dolly, manual treadmill, lawn chairs, electric chain saw, Wagner power painter, fogger, and much, much more!

Directions: North on JFK, right on Osage, right on Pontiac, left on Wewoka. We hope to see you all there! Please drive carefully and observe others drives and lawns

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