Bowles Hilltop Antiques
We are Bowles Hilltop Antiques: Passionate about Canadiana furniture, textiles and a variety of unique smalls, Bowles Hilltop Antiques has spent over 25 years helping customers find accents and centerpieces that add character to their homes. From Markdale, Ontario, Dan and Kara have key connections in the Grey/Bruce area and treasure pieces from this area.
Our prices include tax, but do not include shipping. Some items will be marked as not able to ship due to size/ fragility.
Wanting to sell? Looking for that unique and useful piece of history? Contact us to discuss our current inventory or how we can help you move your cherished pieces to a new home.
1. Walnut corner stand
Item Price: $325
Item Description: A walnut corner stand with splayed feet. This is a unique piece that fits into any vintage or modern space. Dates to the mid 19th century with inlay pieces. Wear does equate the age of this piece, please see photos. We think it would make a great bar! This piece cannot be shipped, but we can arrange pickup or a mutually agreed upon pickup area.
Measures 30x 19 x 28”
2. Vibrant Log Cabin Quilt
Item Price: $625
Item Description: Log Cabin Quilt- sunshine and shadows. This is an amazing piece of folk art. The quilt is made up of over 6500 individual pieces and is in very good condition with very small logs. There are a few minor frays as noted in the pictures, but this does not detract in any way from the splendor of this quilt.
Measures: 84” x 84”
3. Stain glass
4. Vintage pennants
5. Large Neon Clock face
Item Price: $195
Item Description: Large Neon sign face- Grogan Jeweler Buffalo NY. Marked Say-It-In Neon. An outstanding 1930s Art Deco neon clock face plate. Some surface scratches but overall a great piece of advertising to add some visual interest to any wall. Modern spaces are welcome! This item cannot be shipped. But we can meet in a mutually decided upon place for pickup!
Measures: 30” x 30”
6. Penny Rug
Item Price: $165
Item Description: Penny rug- A naive penny rug from the 1940s. Penny rugs are believed to have started in the 1800s. During this time, they were made to use up scraps of wool or felt from old clothing. The crafter used pennies as a template for measuring the top layer of circles. The colours here are rare and show well. Overall in good condition with some fading on the triangular felt borders and some overstitching having let go. Please see the photos.
Measuring: 22 x 47”
7. Buick Dealership Be Back wooden signs 1950s
8. Pepsi sign
9. Farming photo from Manitoba.
Item Price: $55
Item Description: Large photo from Manitoba- Edwin Jacks Threshing outfit Before 1910.
Handwritten on the back “Near Brandon Manitoba, Terrance Manitoba Edwin Jacks Threshing outfit. Before 1910 Went west about 1900 Edwin Jack on Machine. His wife Emma Ward (of Bognor Ontario) driving horse.”
Measures: 13 x 19” to the outside of the frame
10. Jacquard coverlet
Item Price: $165
Item Description: Jacquard Coverlet- Similar to plate 465 in “Keep me warm one night” by Burnham &Burnham, this tied doublecloth in violet and green is on natural cotton. Probably Waterloo County circa 1875. The front is in excellent condition, minor browning in some areas. Very faint. On the back there are two brown stains, and similarly , browning areas. Very usable coverlet. Unique colours.
Measuring 80” x 88”
11. Northern scene- oil on board NT Jones.
12. Repurposed pendant lights
13. Old Hickory Chairs
Item Price: $275.00 for the pair
Item Description: Old Hickory chairs- A pair of marked chairs marked Old hickory Martinsville Indiana. These are very comfortable chairs waiting for your covered-porch sitting! Recently refinished, very good condition- please see photos. These cannot be shipped- but we can discuss a mutual pick up point!
Measures 37” (back of chair) x 21 depth x 26” (to the top of the arms of the chairs)
14. Birdseye maple Dresser
Item Price: $995
Item Description: This is an amazing piece! The birdseye maple jumps at you and speaks to the craftsmanship of this dresser. Curved secret drawers on top, inlaid throughout. If you are looking for a statement piece for a room, look no further.
This item cannot be shipped, but we can arrange a mutual agreed upon pickup / delivery possibility. If you are close by, we can deliver ( within 1.5 hours).
Measurement upon request.