Moorabool Antiques Blog 3

Interesting Insights, New Discoveries, and Exciting Announcements!

Usables
Usable Antiques

Usable Antiques

Furniture
Furniture

Furniture

Figures
Figures

Figures

Chinese

Chinese

Arts+Crafts

Arts+Crafts

Glass
Glass

Glass

Old Sheffield Plate
Old Sheffield Plate

Old Sheffield Plate

Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver

New Zealand
New Zealand

New Zealand

Antiquities
Antiquity

Antiquity

Natural History
Natural History

Natural History

Tribal
Tribal

Tribal

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December 1st Fresh Stock
With Christmas fast approaching we have some great gift ideas for everyone. Moorabool has been selling Antiques as Christmas Gifts for over 60 years… Antiquities FRESH to stock today. Looking for something ‘Unique’? We can provide that! Antiques and fossils make great gift for the person who has everything. Today’s Fresh Stock has a terrific range to consider. All the ancient pieces & fossils come with a Certificate of Authenticity & Description explaining what they are. See all FRESH stock >> See UNDER $100 Present…
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Fresh Stock – Variety…
There’s an influx of interesting Fresh pieces to browse, released today. We’ll have a lot more going on over the next few weeks, so keep an eye on our ’Latest’ gallery. See our ’Latest Stock’ >> See our ’Latest Stock’ >>
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Asian Special – Fine Japanese Antiques
This stunning cabinet is known as a Shodana, and is seen here being used as intended – it’s a ‘curio cabinet’, to store your precious objects in. What makes this example so interesting is the architectural element – the central portion contains two three-shelf corner partitions, the lower one having four sliding screen doors – miniature versions of the Japanese house doors – and the entire segment hinges outward, to leave the interior space clear. Above is another larger shelf section with four similar sliding…
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A Chinese Musical Ensemble
A rare folio of large Qing Dynasty paintings depict Chinese Musical instruments. Painted in Canton circa 1800-30, they are a visual guide to China’s music scene, 200 years ago….
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Asian Special – Chinese Ceramics
Chinese Ceramics, fresh to the website, including notable Ming Dynasty porcelain – and some excellent Chinese Hardwood cabinets to display them in!
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Fresh Stock

Fresh Stock
Royal Worcester Fresh to stock are two pieces of Royal Worcester, beautifully hand-painted, one by James Stinton with pheasants, the other with doves & a cottage by Charles Baldwyn. James Stinton – Vase dated 1904 James Stinton was son of well known Worcester artist John, and his brother John junior, all of who painted birds. James came to work at the Royal Worcester factory when Grainger Worcester was taken over in 1902, making this a very early example of his work at Royal Worcester. James…
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Fresh Stock – Dutch Delft, Pocketknives, great Variety!
An interesting selection of items, just freshly released. With Christmas coming up fast, there’s a lot of items that would make great small presents – check out the ‘Under $100’ and ‘Under $50’ galleries. See all Fresh items >> Dutch Delft tiles in Manganese We’re used to Dutch Delft in the blue & white, but the mineral manganese was also used to produce these interesting variations to the usual ‘Delft’. The Biblical examples are scarce, and these are fine examples – note the ‘Moses in…
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Fresh Stock – Artworks, Georgian Furniture, Silver, Glass & more!
Our latest Fresh Stock on Moorabool.com includes a terrific variety of fine items – including some Sterling Silver rarities, usable Whiskey & Wine glasses, and a scattering of jewellery. Lots more in the pipeline, as October draws to a close it will soon be November – and that’s almost Christmas! We will have a sensational selection of Christmas Present ideas for all of those who like to plan ahead. Enjoy! Best wishes from Paul & Glenys Rosenberg & all at Moorabool See all the latest…
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October 7th – Fresh Stock, some fine quality.
Fresh Stock – we have some excellent Georgian Furniture, Delft Pottery, and Saltglaze…. A quality group of Fresh items.
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Fresh! Variety & Value….
Welcome to our first Fresh Stock for October 2022.Today, we have a great variety to offer, from Furniture to Children’s Plates, from the useful to the ‘whimsical’. Over the next few weeks, there will be a large number of fresh items uploaded, so keep an eye on our ‘Latest’ gallery. Enjoy! Natural History There’s a number of fresh pieces of ‘Natural History’ – including dinosaur parts under $50 (terrific gifts!) , minerals, and the amazing ‘Zebra Stone’, unique to a small area in the Northern…
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Fresh stock, mid- September
We have a lot of Fresh Stock to share with you! Pewter. There’s a charm to this mellow, often battered metal. Popular in the past, today it’s purely a decorative item – not suitable for food as it contains a lot of lead. It’s a perfect compliment to aged Oak furniture. See all Pewter >> See all Fresh Furniture >> Natural History Moorabool has a fantastic collection of ‘Natural History’ to offer – Fossils, Minerals, Seashells & other Natural Wonders. They form our ‘Cabinet of…
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Fresh for Spring!
Welcome to our Fresh stock – on the First Day of Spring (for us Southerners!). What better way to welcome Spring than with some Derby children with flowers…. and the Regency lacquer tray they are displayed on is simply sensational, converted into a ‘coffee table’ by mounting it on a bamboo base. See all the Fresh Stock >> There’s plenty of Fresh Furniture to browse…. See all Fresh Furniture >> Prints of Geelong We have started to catalogue our large holding of Prints – and…
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The Death of Nelson
Trafalgar, 1805:It was a tragedy of heroic proportions: the battle with the French was won, but the admiral responsible, Nelson, was dead. While the event happened in 1805, it still had the imagination of the public 40 years later, when the Staffordshire figure illustrated here was made to dramatically illustrate the event. In the words of William Beatty, Surgeon on the Victory who published his account in 1807: About fifteen minutes past one o’clock, which was in the heat of the engagement, he (Nelson) was…
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Father’s Day 2022
Looking for a present for Father’s Day? Here’s a selection of splendid ideas, hand-picked by our well experienced present-givers !
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Fresh stock – Fantastic Variety
Today we have a big variety – from an almost life-size alabaster bust, to some fresh furniture, antiquities, ‘seaside’ souvenirs, and even a Black Forrest bear. Enjoy! See all Fresh Stock >> Furniture We’re over-stocked with Fine Furniture! Unfortunately, it has been difficult to access the furniture on our website – until now. See our Antique Furniture Galleries We’re pleased to introduce a brand-new browsing page, which groups the furniture into logical galleries for you to enjoy. Click on the above banner – also now…
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Fresh Today – Antiquities, Staffordshire Figures, Georgian Cutlery, plus more!
Fresh to Moorabool.com – Antiquities, Staffordshire Figures, Georgian Silver Cutlery – plus more!
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Fresh Stock – Fine Continental and English Ceramics
A selection of Vienna, Meissen, Sevres and other finely decorated ceramics for your perusal! Mainly 18th century, you’ll find Bow, Worcester & Caughley, plus some French & German – but in particular, a fine selection of early Vienna porcelain.
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Antiquities – Recent Additions
Ancient Bronzes & Ceramics from Rome, Egypt, Celtic, & Chinese feature in this Fresh Stock release. You’ll find some fascinating blue & white pieces that have spent 500 years beneath the sea, an ancient Egyptian musical instrument fragment, and a 2,000 year old life-size duck!
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Fresh Stock! Blue + White, Staffordshire, Chinese….
Welcome to our June 20th Fresh Stock. Today, there’s a fine selection to browse, mostly pottery but with a few pieces of porcelain, and some Asian Antiques. See all the Latest Stock here >> Blue & White There’s a terrific group of printed English earthenware – at first, we thought it was a single service, the shapes and the patterns are so similar! One part is Ridgway’s ‘India Temple’ pattern, circa 1820. The other is Minton earthenware, and printed in blue with their ‘Chinese Marine’…
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Vive la France!

Vive la France!
Bastille Day Special… Vive la France!
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