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Beautiful Antiques and Collectibles

Vast COLLECTION

Our collection is sourced from auctions, dealers and fairs both locally and overseas.

WE SHIP Globally

We ship locally and globally using Australia Post. 

bUY ONLINE or VISIT US

Come and view our range at the Camberwell or Armadale Antique Centres, or online.

We ship Australia Wide

and YES we ship internationally as well

Shop by Category

Ceramics

Ceramics

Enamel

Enamel

Glass

Glass

Jewellery

Jewellery

Medical/Scientific Instruments

Medical/Scientific Instruments

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Needlework Tools & Accessories

Needlework Tools & Accessories

Objet D

Objet D'art

Silver & Silver Plate

Silver & Silver Plate

Time Pieces

Time Pieces

Tobacciana

Tobacciana

Recent Added Antiques

Celluloid Handbag Handle

Celluloid Handbag Handle

Celluloid Handbag Handle

Celluloid Handbag Handle

Beaded Bag

Smith Lantern Clock

Silver Salt Hoders

Silver Bottle Coasters

Oval Curved Glass Frame With Lacework

Nailsea Glass Scent Bottle

French Straw Scent Bottle

French Scent Bottle

About Us

Chineur Antiques is the creation of two life-long friends.

Chineur is a French word meaning ‘someone who finds antiques and old things’, and we both felt this was exactly what we do. We began by simply collecting antique pieces and things of quality and beauty that enriched our lives. Our particular passions are for beautifully crafted objects from the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth century. We enjoy many pleasurable hours researching each piece, attempting to discover its origin, perhaps to discover its story.

At Chineur Antiques we would like you to become part of that story.

Remember antique collecting is the oldest form of recycling.

Latest News

Curiosities

The wonderful thing about the antique business is there is always something you have never seen or heard of that takes you on a wonderful journey through history. We get eminence joy and pleasure from buying and researching the items and are still always amazed by the craftsmanship and artistry that went into producing the […]
Enamel Pin

Story Behind the Object

MINIATURE MANSCHESTER TERRIER CRAVAT PIN We have been trying to identify the breed of dog in the miniature attached to this cravat pin. After much research and by sheer coincidence (through a conversation with another dealer) we now know the dog is a ManchesterTerrier. The miniature Manchester Terrier was painted by W.B. Ford who was […]

The Watch Shaped Thermometer

The story behind the watch shaped thermometer invented by Moritz Immisch(1838-1903). Moritz Immisch was born in Germany and was the eldest son of August Christian Immisch, a watchmaker. After graduating from University he and a younger brother emigrated to England in the early 1860’s and they both settled in London. In 1876 Moritz married an […]

Wooden Knitting Sheaths

Knitting sheaths were devices, traditionally carved from wood, to aid knitting. The importance of the sheath cannot be underestimated, not only were they used to mend and darn socks, gloves, hats and wool items but to supplement their incomes by making and selling socks. Knitting sheaths were used by placing the end of the stick against […]