Antique Porcelain

Antique Porcelain

Antique Porcelain is highly collectable, from porcelain jugs, vases, bowls, plates, dinner/tea services to figurines, etc.   It is a vast market to explore.

Here at Old Mill Antiques we stock a wide selection with prices to suit all pockets and we have all the manufacturers which are listed below together with many more.  Whether you are a collector or looking for just one piece for yourself, or trying to find a gift for someone you will be sure to find something that appeals to you.

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ANTIQUE OCCASIONAL TABLES

ANTIQUE OCCASIONAL TABLES

Antique occasional tables are portable pieces of furniture that were used for a variety of pastimes such as sewing, chess, card games and so on. Today we use the term “occasional table” to refer to wine tables, tea tables, coffee tables, nests of tables and in fact any small table we use in the home. Here at Old Mill Antiques we have a wide selection and we describe and talk about some of them below.

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Are You Sitting Comfortably...

Are You Sitting Comfortably...

Today we are talking about upholstered armchairs, literally a comfortable chair with sides that support your arms. There are a variety of armchairs to choose from but if you are looking for a really good comfortable chair that invites you to spend time in it then there are three popular choices.

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Retro Rich

Retro Rich

My name is Richard Wardale, I have been fascinated by the world of antiques for many years and I started dealing in them over the last three. My aim is to stock an ever changing range of wonderful old objects in original condition, ranging from antique Japanese collectables to modern 20th century studio glass.

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MURANO GLASS

MURANO GLASS

Venetian Glass has been made for over 1500 years on the Venetian Island of Murano, and so it is most famously known as Murano Glass.   This became Europe’s elite glassmaking centre in the 15th and 16th centuries.

 It is famous for vases, chandeliers and mirrors and the multi-coloured glass called “millefiori” is extremely beautiful. (This word is a combination of the Italian words “mille” (thousand) and “fiori” (flowers).  Millefiori paperweights are very eye-catching because of the many colours appearing in them and they make a perfect gift also popular as a gift idea is the classic animal figures.  In our cabinets at The Old Mill we have a vast selection to choose from at very affordable prices starting from £25.

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