This morning, ICDC found a treasure-trove of furniture, art, and objets at the Georgetown Flea Market (1819 35th Street NW, at the Hardy Middle School).
a variety of oils for $50 and under
a painted sign from an old lumber company for $60
a beautiful Windsor-style reproduction chair for $80
a chaivari chair for $60
beautiful tufted-back leather side chair for $50
comfy, well-built sofa for $150
easy to slipcover if you're not a fan of cream!
a Chippendale-style cabinet or bookcase for $350
the most expensive find of the day: a 1940s Chinese console for $500
Third, les objets:
a real tortoiseshell box - no plastic here! - for $100
complete silver martini set, with tray for $60
an endless amount of silver flatware, ranging from $3 to $10 a piece
a silver-plated ice bucket for $40
a knight statue for $75
a winged angel brass ornament for $120
and a pair of modern lamps for $100.
ICDC's bestie, Nissar (aka the "rug man"), was at his usual spot in the market today. He was excited to hear about the new blog and even allowed ICDC to take a "portrait" to share with its dear readers:
Now, let's build a few rooms with our finds. There are pieces to fit all styles!
ICDC haunts area flea markets, so if there's something for which you're on the look-out, send an email!
all images courtesy of ICDC.