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.

Contact Dealer

(519) 377-2220

R R #4 154719 Grey rd 30
Markdale, Ontario N0C1H0

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

Item Price: $175

Item Description: Stain glass- Two matched stain glass windows. Would look amazing hanging in a window or as part of an installation. Two small very faint cracks that can be seen in photos. Recently professionally repaired.
Each piece measures 13” x 12”

4.  Vintage pennants

Item Price: 15 – $55 each

Item Description: Pennants- Various pennants from across North America and beyond! 1930s-1960s Please email or text for information on any specific pennants. Great cottage décor!

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

Item Price: $145 for all three

Item Description: Three hand painted wooden signs that would have hung in a Buick Dealership door. Great colour and presentation.
Measures: 16.5 x 3.5” each sign

8.  Pepsi sign

Item Price: $165

Item Description: Pepsi sign- American sign- Lithograph tin. 1970s. Very good condition as noted in photos.
Measures: 27” x 19″

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.

Item Price: $165

Item Description: Oil on board. Northern scene, perhaps French River? Signed NT Jones DEP. Probably dates to the early 1900s. Stunning gilt frame.
Measures: 22” x 29” to the outside of the frame

12.  Repurposed pendant lights

Item Price: $125 for the pair

Item Description: Hanging pendant lights- Repurposed vintage wire bulb protectors from the dressing room in an old arena transformed into wonderful pendant lights. Ready to hang.
Measures: 10” long

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.

15.  Dazey Churn

Item Price: $95

Item Description: Dazey churns were made of clear glass with a metal top. On the top was a crank you could turn to make the butter, and the glass jar let you watch the progress. This is an old example ( there are many reproductions) Just missing the pour spout.
Measures: 14 ” tall