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Antiques ‘n’ Ethinix Clearance Sale

This treasure trove of old and new things has been around in Goa (Porvorim, to be exact) for over nine years, but I only got around to visiting them now. They advertised a clearance sale in the papers recently and this is what they had on display.

(I’m sorry for the bad photos –the light was not too good indoors and I was also balancing a half-asleep toddler who didn’t care much for antique reproductions* (but wanted to take a huge marble elephant home). There’s no accounting for taste, I tell you.)

Walls of mirrors in metal and wood

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A staircase lined with boxes of all shapes and sizes.

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clocks

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a funky tricycle which could be a magazine rack

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dozens of photo frames (priced between Rs.150-600)

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and a whole menagerie of wonderfully whimsical animals

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You can’t see it too clearly here, but this wooden owl has a baby owl in her tummy.

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and my favorite – this half-metal, half-painted horse.

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Visit them here.

* A lot of the stuff isn’t really antique, but made to look old by craftsmen in Goa and Rajasthan. They also specialise in custom-made furniture.

7 comments:

Nisha said...

very adorable animal figurines....

Anu@My Dream Canvas said...

Looks like a fun place to find treasures!!

Shanthi said...

lovely stuff :-)

Lakshmi -Celebrations said...

lovely place,where is it?

Miss Frangipani said...

@Lakshmi: This is in Porvorim, not far off the main road (about 15 minutes from Panjim or Calangute etc).

AM said...

Can you share the address? We are in Goa and would love to visit the store.

Thanks

Miss Frangipani said...

@AM:

Antiques 'n' ethinix
Plot No 1, Behind Chodankar Nursing Home, Alto - Porvorim, Bardez - Goa. 403 521.
Phone:
+91 9326108677
+91 9890234877

Best to call and get directions. They are just minutes away from the O'Coqueiro junction in Porvorim and calling makes things clearer. I met a lady called Shaifali Mohnot who was friendly and informative.

Have fun in Goa and let us know if you pick up anything interesting!

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