The Washerwoman

The Washerwoman

Monday, 26 June 2017

The West Country Fabric and Textiles Weekend - next date.....



 The next West Country Textile Weekend will be on Saturday the 23rd and Sunday 24th September at Lydeard St Lawrence Village Hall. TA4 3SE.


  Donna Flower will have her beautiful range of textiles, trimmings and other treasures....


Sue Meager (aka Vintage to Victorian) always has a stunning selection of haberdashery, quilts and textiles...




 The Washerwoman will have some gorgeous dress fabrics for sale.... as well as buttons in all shapes and sizes. The event is open from 10 am to 3 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free and there is parking outside the village hall. Don't forget to pop the date in the diary!


Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Dolls, toys, Nursery and doll house and miniature collectors items for sale...


Having a bit of a clear-out here! All these items are for sale, so please email me if interested in buying. Prices shown, plus postage.



  1950s/1960s German wooden dolls house trolley. Height 5.5. cms - one wheel has been replaced £12


Metal and plastic dolls house washing machine, circa 1950s/1960s. Height 7 cms. £ 18


 Flock covered metal miniature dog - height just under 6 cms £25


Early 20th century soft metal candelabra - height just under 7.5 cms £25


  Dark haired 19th century china doll head. Height 2.5 cms £10


Blond 19th century bisque doll head. Height approx 2.5 cms £10


old ceramic/bisque? clown head, possibly part of an old pipe?? Height 5 cms £10


  1960s painted wooden dresser - height 10 cms £8.50


  Lovely old china jug with bouquet of flowers - height approx 5.5. cms £10


  Early 20th century metal fireplace - height 10 cms £24


  Late 19th/early 20th century metal dolls house bed - length 11 cms £28


British Made Taylor and Barrett vacuum cleaner - length/height approx 10 cms £16


 Pair of vintage dolls house deckchairs - height approx 5.5 cms £28 the pair


 Ceramic sink - height 5 cms £8.50


 Late 19th century bamboo chair - height 10. 5 cms £15


  Early 20th small scale metal table - height 3.5 cms £24


 Late 19th century steamed wood table and 2 chairs, with fabric seats and table top - height to back of chair approx 10 cms £30 for the 3


 Old ceramic jug - height 3 cms £8.50


  1960s Dol toi wooden bookcase and "books" £18 - reserved


 1930s Fairylite painted metal bathroom sink - height just over 6 cms to the top of the splash-back £12


 Old metal dolls house watering can. Height 4.5 cms from base to the top of the handle. £22


1960's dolls house  plaster fireplace. Height 7 cms. width just under 9 cms. £18


  dolls house painted metal telephone £22


  Old trunk/money box, suitable to use in large scale dolls house. Height 5 cms. Scuffed and worn, but charming £15


 1950's/1960's painted wooden fireplace. Height just under 7 cms. £8.50


  Pair of old metal candlesticks. Height (excluding candles 2.5 cms) £8.50 the pair


Chinese style vase. Height 3.5 cms £6


False teeth in a glass, toothpaste and toothbrush. Height of glass 1.5 cms £4.50


  Tiny - doll size thimble - 1 cm high £8


Heavy cast metal bath, possibly a sample, but suitable for a dolls house.
 Length 13.5 cms. Height approx 5 cms £25


base of bath - with writing


 shabby, but charming old doll. Height 14.5 cms £5


1960's metal and plastic dolls house cooker. Height  7.5 cms £8.50


 1930's Tootsie Toy painted metal sink. height 4.5 cms £12



 Larger scale dolls house wooden table - height 9.5 cms £10



 Doll size/large scale set of nursery napkins etc £20 the set



Set of painted wooden drums, tallest is 6.5 cms £5 for the 3



 Little Bisque lady, just under 4 cms high £10 



Homemade fireplace, height just over 11 cms £16


Little bisque lady - just under 5 cms high £10



 1970's miniature "Punch" (only one page) distributed by Dol toi for dolls houses - size 2.5 x 3 cm (closed) £1.50 each



 Early 20th century painted metal jug - just under 4 cms high (damage as shown above) £5




  Set of 1960's wooden dolls house furniture £35






 latex/rubber doll. height just under 6 cms £4


1920's/1930's celluloid dolls and furniture - table leg is wonky and there are a few dents compatible with the age of these items. £25 for the set. Height of figures approx 5 cms



  Small dolls house ceramic bath, length 8.5 cms £4.50


19th century American Stevens and Brown cast metal dolls house chair (overpainted) Height to back of chair 9.5 cms £18






1960's dolls house food -puddings are plastic and the ham is painted plaster (length of ham on plate 3.5 cms) £9 for the 3


Late 19th/early 20th century brass fender for the dolls house. Length 12 cms, height just under 3 cms (1 inch). Depth 4 cms £10 plus postage


 soft silk velvet old handmade dolls house chair - height to back of the chair 5 cms £4


  Metal on plaster French Religious figure 4.5 cms high £10


 Early plastic bird - height just under 5 cms £5


Metal hook with lion head decoration - just over 3 cms in height - £8



Metal hook with cherub/angel detail - height approx 4 cms £8



 Painted wood kitchen corner unit £4


 1960s Triang Spot on Organ and stool- plastic with lift-up mechanism - sadly missing paper keyboard £10


  Painted wood fridge £5





 Triang Spot-on Metal and plastic bath £4.50


  1930s painted metal sideboard - non-opening, height 5 cms £4.50


 Dinky Toys small scale metal table, would have been painted green, now "industrial metal look". Height 3 cms £5


  Dinky Toys small scale metal sink - some wear to the back, see image below. Height 4 cms £5



  Length of old petit point embroidery, suitable for dolls house projects. Detail below as some colour bleed in places. length 65 cms, width 19.5 cms £12 - reserved



 1930s overpainted metal Art Deco furniture £10 set


 Art Deco painted metal fireplace £20 - height 7 cms


 Please message me on jltg40@aol.com if interested. Many Thanks, Lizzie