Horse Dancer Designs' newest division ~The Bronze Cat.
The Bronze Cat brings you antiques and collectibles from the world of the textile industry. Antique spinning wheels, niddy-noddys, lazy kates, silver handle sock darners, whimsical pin cushions and yarns holders, adorable old stuffed sheep and bunnies that still need love, out-of-print books on sewing, needle arts, knitting, crocheting, weaving, spinning, dyeing, and old farm manuals, carved bone crochet hooks -these are just a few of the unique items available from The Bronze Cat. Featured below are just some of our antique equipment that is currently for sale.
Japanese Primitive Spinning Wheel
Remnants of old paint and Japanese carved characters on base. Needs the lacing strings and spindle. Handle is a new piece. Still, a very unique and rare spinning wheel!
Sitting Wool Wheel
Metal spindle for spinning wool or flax -metal wheel with curved spokes -very heavy wood -beautiful distaff -smooth treadling -unique tensioning device -from the same VA collection -$380
Spinning Wheel Chair
Legs, treadle, wheel, wheel posts, and base from an old spinning wheel -nice turned wood decorations and green paint -old brocade covered seat -$175
Hand Carved Scandinavian Lazy Kates
From Finland -original wood and metal parts -beautifully carved -one with blue paint on bobbins
Four bobbins -$95, Two bobbins -$75
Bunny Chocolate Molds
Early 1900's six bunny mold -very heavy metal -interesting fastener -$75 (Sold)
Spool Winder from a Gearhart Sock Knitting Machine -$95 (Sold)
"Little Red Spinning Wheel" by Remco. Co. -$75 (Sold)
It's actually a braid making machine! A must-have toy from the early 1960"s.
"Knitting Spinning Wheel"
by Steven's Toys-$45
-probably from the later '60s a imitation of the Remco. Co. "Little Red Spinning Wheel"
Child's Stool with "Little Bo Peep" decals -$15
Sheep on Wheels
Hand carved and painted wood toy -$10
Cat String Holder -$65
Glass String Holder -$85 (Sold)
Two Niddy Noddys
Wood dowel joint pegs -$65, $45
Goat Milk/Cheese Churn
Smaller than a regular milk churn -$125
Flax Distaff from Finland -$125
Distaff from Finland
Hand carved and concave shape-handheld -$125
Spindle Skein Winder
Adjust by tying string to grooves at ends of matching spindles arms. then wind yarn around the strings. -$75 (Sold)
Hand carved back strap looms from Finland -$95
They have arrived!!
More to come...Ponies for Newcomb Looms, Singer British Spartan, Quilting and Tapestry Frames, Drying Rack, Spool Rack and Yarn Winders and much more!! Descriptions are below.
Winder-folds flat and can be disassembled-$45
#2.Handmade Harness for loom with wood stable heddles, like a tape loom-c.1800s-$10
#3.Metal Easel with Scottish sheep picture inserted in frame at top-$95
#4.Stenciled Sheep Crate-$10 (Sold)
#5.Two primitive flax hackles, one with square nails-$45 each
#6.Handpainted Sheep Fireplace Screen-$95
#7.Raddle made of Ash wood with Maple Pegs, early 1800s-$55 and Temple-$15
#9.Yarn Winder with metal yarn guide-$55
#10."Wunderkind" Loom- a left-handed table loom-$135
#11."Pony" for Newcomb Loom used stuffing metal cones with rag strips for the shuttles in making rag rugs, with box of cones-$95
#13."Charger" sewing machine made by the Brother company-$55
#14.British Spartan sewing machine made for England by Singer, similar to the Singer 99K; only made for several years following WW11 as a commemorative piece, celebrating Allied victory-$95
#15.Two old stuffed animal sheep-They still need love!-$18 each
#16.Brown Sheep Skin with long locks of wool-$45 (Sold)
If you would like to purchase one of these items or have us search for a particular item for you, contact us at:
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