We each bring a different passion and mix of unique objects to our store:
- Kathryn loves Canadian primitives, folk art and antique china.
- Betty Anne has a passion for antique textiles, jewellery and Victorian smalls including: glass, china, crystal and art.
- Donna is an avid collector of vintage accessories, jewellery, clothes, and particularly hats. She also loves a wide variety of vintage items for the kitchen and home including: china, old tools, ephemera and chairs.
We add new items regularly to our site and open our small store during the summer for those who want to visit us in person.
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What a rare treat it was for Rogues' Hollow Antiques to spend the day with two collectors of early Ontario chairs. Due to the sheer volume of examples, we decided to focus on children's chairs. We don't often see such a large collection of early children's chairs in one place because many didn't survive their usage. The variety of forms and styles in this collection provides an interesting snapshot of[...]Read more
Dr. Peter Bell has a collection of rare Portneuf pottery (shown below) that he displays in his kitchen. It features a fine selection of plates, bowls, mugs and cups - export wares that were produced primarily in Scotland for domestic use by our early settlers. Canadian collectors often refer to spongeware pottery as Portneuf pottery. An official definition of spongeware from the The Encyclopedia of Pottery & Porcelain 1800-1900 could[...]Read more
It's interesting to discover how some people channel their passions. Some become collectors, and when the time comes, they might donate their collection to a museum, sell it, or leave it to a beneficiary. In most cases the collection disperses and is lost forever. Then there are others who take an entirely different approach. Allan Symons belongs to the latter group. In May 2000, after a career as a research[...]Read more
Few people have mastered the art of decorating with folk art as well as Wendy Cain and David Hunt (right). It helps if you're an artist, but for those of us who may be less visually inclined, there are some lessons that can be learned by observing how they've done it. What strikes us is how seamlessly they integrate folk art throughout their home, and in ways that allow[...]Read more
Here are our top 5 reasons for collecting antique and vintage schina. Quality: It's not easy to find the same quality today at an affordable price. Antique china is made from porcelain and was discovered in the northern province of China around the 10th century. There are generally three types of china: Everyday porcelain: ceramic fired at the highest temperature to make a durable, non-absorbent material, resistant to[...]Read more
Where to find us
460 Main Street
Summer store hours:
Saturdays: 10 am to 1pm
Open from June 6th until late September.
Note: Google Maps lists Wellington instead of Newburgh
in the address heading however, the map shows the correct streets.