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City Mouse Antiques is located in Cincinnati,Ohio and specializes in 18th and 19th Century American, English and French antiques.
Inez and Nan met in 1995 while part of the all volunteer Wellness Community core team that helped create “Legacies”, a shop which sells high end furniture, artwork, antiques and household items. The proceeds from this shop are donated to the “Cancer Support Community”, (formerly Wellness). They were asked to join this team because of their individual backgrounds in the antique business, lending their expertise in identifying and pricing antique items for sale. When they learned they both had small antique businesses, with Inez leaning toward country style and Nan favoring a more formal city look, the two combined interests and formed “City Mouse-Country Mouse Antiques”.
Nan personally selects every item in their inventory and guarantee the condition and authenticity of all that they sell. City Mouse offers a wide variety of antiques, attracting both the experienced and emerging collectors. If a customer needs guidance on where to place an antique in their home, Nan is happy to offer their advice free of charge. With more than 30 years experience, City Mouse has earned a reputation for honesty, integrity and good value.
City Mouse Antiques features 18th and 19th Century American, English and French furniture. We have an extensive inventory of antique tables, including formal dining tables, country refectory tables, drop leaf tables, side tables, English Pub tables, side tables and nesting tables.
Our chair selection includes:
Our inventory of antique chests of drawers range from small chests for apartments or condos to chests appropriate for the largest mansions.
We carry servers in formal mahogany, English oak, country pine as well as English and Irish dressers with plate racks attached.
If you are furnishing a library, we have bookcases, corner cupboards, corner chairs and comfortable leather wing chairs.
Our eclectic assortment of antique copper cookware, copper measures, jam pans and decorative pieces warm up any decor. For brass lovers, we feature a diverse selection of brass candlesticks, trivets, fireside “footmen” and inkwells. Silver lovers can find sterling napkin rings,sterling liquor labels, wine coolers and wine coasters, Victorian flatware and serving pieces, Sheffield silver plated trays in all sizes and silver plated biscuit barrels.
Other popular accessories in wood are Tea Caddies, Biscuit
Barrels, Miniature chests and apprentice pieces, Barley twist candlesticks and decorative storage boxes. Antique mirrors with their original glass are popular items with our customers.
Whether you are looking for an individual piece of china or an entire set, we always have a great variety of antique china, from well known makers like Masons, Copeland, Coalport, Minton and Wedgwood… large meat platters, soup tureens and sauce tureens. Majolica china ranging from every day green leaf plates to colorful asparagus dishes are usually in stock. Japanese Imari, always a cheerful addition to any decor, is represented in large round “chargers”, vases and useful bowls.
Staffordshire figurines, spill vases, cottages, King Charles Spaniels, cows, horses and Hens on Nests are always in stock.
We always carry a large selections of paintings… oils on canvas or board, ancestry portraits, miniature watercolors and silhouettes. Landscape scenes and fun pub signs are always in stock, but our favorite subjects are animals…horses, dogs, cats, cows and chickens. Our 18th and 19th Century needlework samplers are in either original or good restored condition. We also carry footstools and benches with needlework covers.
Every garden is enhanced by antique statuary, urns, bird baths and fun English terra cotta chimney tops.