Religious figures and stacks of wooden crates at the 81st Foire Nationale aux Antiquites a la Brocante et aux Jambons at Chatou, now underway.
The popular bi-annual event at Ile de Chatou continues from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Sunday, Oct. 3rd. Tickets are available at the gate. Take the RER A to Rueil-Malmaison or Chatou-Croissy, then walk the short distance to Ile des Impressionnistes. You'll be amazed by the vast array of beautiful antiques and vintage collectibles!
Painted birdcage and garden table and chairs at Chatou.
Barber's chair and table and chairs.
Glam pink and gold silk-covered chairs.
Globes de mariage.
Chandelier with opalescent glass, green glass beads and Murano crystals, already snapped up by an antiques dealer.
Crystals shaped like apples and pears adorn this chandelier.
Twin porcelain vases.
Wood and wicker chair with its original peeling paint.
White porcelain creme pots and assorted items.
Vintage books, magazines and newspapers.
I would love to bring this taupe linen sofa, pair of chairs and painted chest home with me.
Metal candleholders adorned with flowers and leaves.
18th-century wooden cherub.
Scientific specimen globes.Check back this weekend for many more photos of Chatou treasures.