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Fresh Stock Directory

Antique Chinese Ivory Children

Welcome to our Fresh Stock Directory.

Everyone’s looking for something different – so we have divided it up into areas of interest: choose a ‘Gallery’ below to browse the latest items of that type to be uploaded.

Latest Fresh Stock Release Blogs

  • Nod if you like Antiques….. a collection of ‘Nodders’ + other funny things.
    Today’s Fresh Stock is a bit of a laugh….. These classic bits of Victorian are the ultimate ….. ‘kitsch’! A fair number of people will not like them at all…. but they’re still going to make you smile, no matter what! The originals were actually probably Chinese temple figures, designed to look alive. An early European example can be found … Read more
  • Fresh stock – it’s almost Valentines Day!
    Welcome to our latest Fresh Stock Release. This coming week brings Valentines Day, and we start things with a fantastic early Victorian example of a fancy ‘Valentines Day Card’. Victorian Valentines Day cards were sent anonymously and often carried no message to the recipient. They had emerged as a trend in the earliest Victorian period, and grew in popularity as … Read more
  • Fresh Finds for February……
    Welcome to our first February stock release, full of interesting items. There’s some furniture, including the superb miniature chest of drawers seen above: it’s an ‘apprentice’ piece, so-called as an apprentice could show their skills by producing a miniature masterpiece. This example is Australian, made from solid cedar, absolutely original and a prime piece of Australiana. A cedar bed from … Read more
  • Australia Day Special
    No matter what your opinion regarding the 26th January, those who live in Australia have a lot to celebrate.  The Ancient Past was when the first settlers came, over expanses of water, up to 60,000 years ago.  Isolated, they developed their own unique culture which is now rightfully called ‘the oldest continual culture on earth’.  Their ability to sustain themselves … Read more
  • Fresh Stock including fine Ceramics, Silver, and Artworks
    Welcome to our latest Fresh Stock release. This week, we have a splendid selection of ceramics, including 18th & early 19th century pieces from a local gentleman’s collection – all sourced from Moorabool over the past 60 years….. he recalls buying his first piece off John Rosenberg in 1965! Many of these pieces may be familiar to regular customers, and … Read more
  • First Fresh Stock release for 2024
    Welcome to our first Fresh Stock for 2024. We have a fine selection of interesting items for you to browse, including Sterling, Old Sheffield Plate, Australian Pottery, and a whole range of ‘Green’ ceramics….. The exceptional piece this time is a plate, which bears an original Exhibition label from 1876. With the place it was exhibited, and the name of … Read more
  • Merry Christmas! – the Last Fresh Stock for 2023
    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…. … and this is our last ‘Fresh Stock’ for 2023. It’s been quite a year, with an amazing number of items being added to, and many finding new homes in collections all around the world. Thank-You very much! Late in 2023, we recieved the amazing collection of a local good customer … Read more
  • Fine Fresh Stock
    It’s almost Christmas! The last chance to post is fast approaching (if we use express, this Wednesday!), and we have more than ever to tempt you with…. You’ll find some Fresh Furniture, a group of Australian Art, Paris Porcelains, Sterling Silver, Fantastic Fossils…. There’s a huge variety! And we can always send it now for delivery in the New Year……. … Read more
  • Fresh Stock: Staffordshire Figures, Chinese Pottery, plus more!
    We have an amazing selection for your browsing pleasure today. First, some lovely mysteries…. This group of beautiful little figures of children are all not in the books…. all of mysterious origin. We have a few educated guesses, but there is no definite attribution for any….. yet. The pair of children with dogs are particularly interesting; they are recognisable as … Read more
  • Fresh Stock, including Australiana, Antiquities, and Sterling Silver
    This last week of November is the perfect time to start thinking about Presents….. and we have a few ideas. We have a series of ideas for presents – there’s a page here on our website – or have a browse through the Fresh Stock uploads below for inspiration. Fresh @ Moorabool Fresh Antiquities Fresh Australiana Sterling Silver Asian Antiques
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