12 ONE OF A KIND Pieces of Miniature Wooden Furniture: This lovely wooden furniture was made by an elderly Maine artist back in the 60s era. She did not use kits...every piece was designed and made by her hands as she replicated a full sized piece of furniture that she treasured or belonged to a friend. Vintage jewelry pieces were often used for accents or handles, bases and what not. She was an amazing artist and these pieces are truly "One of a kind" works of art in miniature!! She lived in a cottage on an island in Maine. You will be getting 12 pieces in all. The details on each piece is amazing and I am sure you will love each one. Please note: Most drawers and doors were made to open but may need a gentle help as they have been in storage for decades. Incredible condition on all pieces!
#1) Painted Hutch stands about 6 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 1 3/4" and has blue knobs on the drawer and doors which open! The plates on the shelves are buttons from the maker's mother's wedding dress which the maker painted!! These are floral blue and white dishes...So lovely!!
#2) Painted wooden cupboard with blue knobs, 2 drawers and a lower compartment with recessed doors...it is about 3 3/4" x 3 1/4" x 1 1/2".
#3) Painted laundry closet with shell and flowers on top for decoration and lower door that has painted swans decal on it. 3" x 3 1/2" x 1" and has 1 white knob...other one is missing...easy hide with a dab of white paint. The door pull is a piece of jewelry!
#4) Painted stand with 1 drawer which has simulated glass knobs and painted flowers on drawer face. The bottom compartment is open and there is a pink tatted "doily" on the top. This stand is about 2" x 2 14" x 1".
#5-9) Painted oblong dining room table and 4 chairs. The table has rounded corners and is about 5 1/4" x 3" x 2 1/2" and has tapered legs with grooves near the top. This set is really incredible...3 of the chairs are straight chairs and the other (where the head of the family would sit) is a 2 arm chair. Each chair has a decorative curved back with carvings and a handmade blue cushion seat. Remember, the lady who made these did so completely by hand!!
#10) Incredible handmade and stained one drawer washstand. it is about 3" x 2 3/4" x 1" and has a top and bottom shelf with ornate side rails, legs and base. The drawer pull is a piece of jewelry in flower form.
#11) Wonderful handmade dollhouse miniature oil lamp with hand painted pink roses and other flowers on black base...so pretty!! It has a clear chimney and jewelry parts complete this little charmer! It stands about 2 1/4" and is quite lovely...please forgive the little paint smudges.
#12) The last piece of furniture can be used as a coffee table or a chunky bench. It is painted white and has some dimension to its sturdy legs. It is about 2 3/4" x 1" x 1 1/4"...very sturdy!
Can you imagine the time it took to create these pieces? The artist certainly used her creativity and skill to give us these wonderful miniature pieces worthy of a museum setting!
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