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Stunning new additions to the Contemporary Collection!

The Country Trader has excelled once again with a magnificent range of new furniture items as part of the Contemporary Collections. 


In keeping with its tradition of constant evolution The Country Trader is thrilled to introduce Australia to a stunning range of new furniture items as part of the Contemporary Collections.

Over 200 new furniture pieces and decorative items that cannot be found elsewhere in Australia have just arrived and are ready to be explored by our discerning clients.  Following our tradition of quality design and craftsmanship this beautiful selection includes our own creations, and those of leading International Designers 

Promoting the art of living well, The Country Trader team always aim to please their clients with a degree of humour, quirk  and wit! 

See for yourself what new delights we have in store!


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A luxurious space with a multitude of galleries, which will capture your imagination and create any atmosphere, with its ornate furnishings and exclusive decorative collection.

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It is with great delight that The Country Trader joins expertise with the extraordinary Maree Conley. Together they are Number 18 in the heart of Double Bay.

Two friends and antique dealers join forces to meld their individual styles with a sumptuous high-end shop, Number 18, in Double Bay at 18, Transvaal Avenue! 


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Boyish and very British, the style is elegant and gutsy, while the inspiration is French/English classic. Timeless and eclectic,  this collection of fabulous creations is lush and somewhat decadent.
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Your mother is unique, elegant, sophisticated, amusing and amazing. Isn't it time you gave her something as interesting as she is?

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Sourcing some of the most beautiful and luxurious tables from around the world is a passion we love to share. Moreover, it is a passion we will encourage with a gift of three gorgeous crystal and silver candle holders this April. 
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Every day at The Country Trader is like Christmas morning when you receive containers of new exciting pieces that we can’t wait to explore.

Today is no different as we are thrilled to announce the arrival of the C19th French Marble Fireplaces which are waiting to accentuate the living space of its new owners.

The hardest decision you will need to overcome is which colour?

White, Grey, Red or Black, we are spoilt for choice and you will be too.

If you want to create elegance, drama or have some gorgeous interior eye candy, these stunning new pieces will be hard to miss.

Level 1, 197 young St Waterloo
02 9698 4661
www.thecountrytrader.com.au



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We love Christmas at The Country Trader. Gifts Galore!
3 weeks to Christmas - Are you ready?

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We are in love with these free form handmade asymmetric pieces of white porcelain. An exciting range of multidimensional cubic vases, cylindrical indented vases and naturalistic forms of flowers, branches and feathers.

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The Country Trader is excited to present a fresh spring-loaded addition to its already bountiful “Designer Collections”.  Off the boat and onto the floor today, the range is set to make a great impact on Australian interiors. Focusing on the enjoyment of light and living, this sublime collection features elements of indigo cane, worn zinc, cool linen and elm.  Imported just for our clients, these newly made pieces are both classically inspired and crafted.


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Anticipating warmer weather and the joys of entertaining? Oh yes we are! Indeed, The Country Trader is excited to present its stylish new range of cane furniture.


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These magnificent marble tops are exclusive to The Country Trader. With a raised lip and the central body carved deep on a timber lathe, created using a dangerous practice only a few French artisans dare to take part in. 

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The arrival of winter may have spurred you to look at your fireplace. Whether you are restoring your home or building a new one, a fireplace is a magnificent piece to create axis and symmetry to your room.

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The Country Trader presents a collection of inspirational aluminium campagna urns and metal vases 

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Visit The Country Trader showroom for an exotic montage of celadon, teal and sea green porcelain, surrounded by the eclectic selection of vintage furniture and decorative pieces The Country Trader is renowned for.


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The Country Trader Contemporary Collection  has expanded  with 186 fresh pieces, and today we stock over 600 unique designs.  


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In mid February The Country Trader has gone live with a fantastic new website! 

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The Country Trader has excelled once again with a magnificent range of new furniture items as part of the Contemporary Collections. 

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Christmas is approaching fast and The Country Trader is ready! 
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The iconic design emporium, The Country Trader announces the arrival of RLH Collection by Ralph Lauren Home to its Waterloo showroom. 

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The Country Trader’s ultimate guide to al fresco dining.
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From kitchen cupboards that inspire laid-back living to cabinets of curiosity, the shelf is nowadays way more than an organisational tool. The hottest spot in the home to display your personal style; be inspired this month by The Country Trader’s guide to accessorising.


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The Country Trader has expanded its collections of furniture, contemporary homewares and quirky accoutrement to include a new range of fashion items.  “The Bold Bags and Hats Collection” is a range of beautifully crafted bags and hats, imported from France in a select assortment of bright colours and sizes. The Country Trader is excited to introduce a fashion range which is in line with their vision of creativity, ingenuity and provenance.
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The Country Trader is an absolute treasure trove and so much more than a decorator and furniture store, so why not come and have a look at The Country Trader to find something extraordinary for Father's Day?!

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On Thursday June 21st, iconic design emporium The Country Trader has launched The Country Trader Contemporary Collection in Brisbane. The collection brings together an eclectic but elegant range of furnishings and objects, all with a unique, impeccable aesthetic. First introduced to The Country Trader in Sydney in 2011, The Country Trader Contemporary Collection will be available locally from June for the discerning Brisbane customer at the Inhouse Agencies’ expansive showroom in Fortitude Valley.

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The Country Trader’s Bazaar

Unleash your decorative-side in The Country Trader’s new boho marketplace...

 From vintage glamour to textural finishes; The Country Trader is delighted to unveil its eclectic new marketplace full of boutique interior accessories and gorgeously curios objects.


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The Country Trader opens its doors to a wider audience with three beautifully decorated Guest Residences.  Each one bedroom apartment is available to rent and has been decorated with furnishings, objects, lighting and accessories from The Country Trader. Absolute heaven! 
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In early March, Sydney’s iconic design emporium, The Country Trader, embarked on the next chapter of expansion with the launch of The Country Trader Contemporary Collection at Edward Clark antiques in Melbourne.

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Part of a collection of contemporary decorator items designed to inspire the home stylist. These incredible solutions have been specifically created for the discerning client with a passion for quality, who doesn’t want to compromise on style, comfort or practicality. The Country Trader Contemporary Collection brings together an eclectic but achingly stylish set of objects, including a selection of chests of drawers with impeccable aesthetics.

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Drum roll please...... Startling, witty, eccentric and ever so Country Trader a very new and very exciting product will be launched this month… “CHAIRS IN UNDERWEAR”

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A new tradition has been started and in 2011 The Country Trader Christmas decorations are more enticing than ever.
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Nothing quite finishes a room more evocatively than a glorious bookcase. These wonderful receptacles of our lives display shells collected on a favourite summer vacation, figurines from Vienna, elaborate silver framed photos of loved one, exotic bangles from New Guinea, treasures from childhood and on the very rare occasion, when there isn't room elsewhere, books!
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The Country Trader launches it new Contemporary Collection!

The Country Trader embarks on a new journey, with a collection of contemporary decorator pieces and furnishings to create a new tradition of modern-day craftsmanship and style. The Country Trader Contemporary Collection brings together an eclectic but elegant range of furnishings and objects, all with an impeccable aesthetic.

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Your favourite French candlemaker Cire Trudon, have now expanded their already amazing line with room sprays and tea lights! A visual treat in handblown green glass from Italy, these exquisite bottles of heavenly scent are now available at the Country Trader.
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Have the love but don’t have the time for a pet's other needs? Have hundreds of dogs, but would love just a few more? Allergies? Whatever your excuse, The Country Trader has a pack of decidedly fabulous French pooches to welcome you home.  


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Sumptuous, soft, warm, luxurious, exceptional, sustainable: The Country Trader is now selling some of the finest and most exclusive woven textiles in the world just in time to take the edge off the winter blues.
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For the perfect glamorous storage solution hop into The Country Trader. For those in the know, The Country Trader has a great place to keep all your Mardi Gras costumes - an Armoire!
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 Oh La La, nothing says sumptuous like a stunning pair of tassels. Why not make a statement with a magnificent single tassel hung straight on the wall. They may be frivolous and flirty or opulent and formal, but all of these gorgeous 19th Century delights, can be relied upon to add zest and beauty wherever they appear.
 

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For the lucky ducks on your Christmas list who have everything they need – the Country Trader have everything they want! 


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 The Country Trader celebrates Christmas in truly decadent style with a “Follies and Fantasies" exhibition. This season our pyd showroom is where the beautiful, the elegant, the witty and the satirical will fight for attention at this grand exhibition featuring the best of The Country Trader.
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Another amazing Country Trader load of goodies just off the boat and into the showroom. . .did some one say zinc jardeniers!
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Timing they say is everything and nothing beats The Country Trader for that special item to go with the season. This Spring, we have just the thing to spruce up your outdoor living area and garden, whether it be a quirky garden gnome or a pair of cast iron gates!
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As part of the Sydney Food Festival, two hat chef, Dean Sammut, from Atlantic Restaurant in Canberra, discovers Gascony, France. A five course degustation matched perfectly to every course by the best of Brokenwood Wines and served amongst the wondrous arts of The Country Trader. 'The Taste of France', is available for a limited few on Tuesday 26 October. . . . Don't Miss Out. . . . . Book today on 9698 4662
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The Country trader has just unpacked three containers of unbelievably beautiful solutions for all your storage needs. As always the variety is absolutely abundant, but of particular note are the double hinged buffet deux corps C1900 and the French black bookcase with three doors over nine drawers. Divine
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The Country Trader showroom is filling up with fabulous antiques and decorative items collected from various trips to Europe and South America. We have everything from tufted Napoleon III armchairs to stunning wrought iron and solid wooden gates and entrance doors, which will make any entrance memorable.
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Sumptuous, soft, warm, luxurious, exceptional, sustainable: The Country Trader is now selling some of the finest and most exclusive woven textiles in the world just in time to take the edge off the winter blues.
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The finest traditional perfumed candles can now be found at The Country Trader!
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To be presented – for the first time! – an incredible array of standard lamps, 19th century chandeliers, table lamps, and wall lights ready to illuminate your home. The Country Trader has just taken quirky to a new level of splendour!
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We’ve just opened up another container from Europe chock-full of fabulous items to delight and entice you at the Country Trader. The new collection has hit the showroom floor so get down to the pyd building before all the best items disappear!
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You loved them so much at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party we have decided to release the absolutely gorgeous Porcelain de Paris dinner service as individual items.
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The Country Trader has just received a new shipment of stunning Limestone Wall Fountains from France and they are up in our Waterloo Store Showroom ready for you to discover.
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We’ve just unpacked a glittering new shipment of crystal chandeliers from Europe. Dazzling, brilliant, sophisticated and sexy – nothing quite says sumptuous like the glittering majesty of crystal!
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Beating all previous events, Geoff Clark has celebrated Christmas 2009 and the 25th birthday of The Country Trader Emporium in the most extravagant way: Wonderland never looked so good.
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Gorgeous does not even begin to describe the fabulous bucolic feasting that has The Country Trader in a flutter over your culinary needs. We wanted to help with your summer cooking. And as simple as that may sound, we now find ourselves inundated with the glorious antiquities and treasures for those fond of a feast.
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The Country Trader possesses the flexibility to convert itself into anything for an event. Thus, Lisa Ho chose the antique furniture showroom to present her new designs on the 21st of October 2009.
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On the 8th of October 2009, The Country Trader and Katering created the perfect fusion: French-Vietnamese Gastronomic Feast in the extraordinary antique furniture showroom.
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Coloured by the passage of time, experience, and life’s little idiosyncrasies, a fresh shipment of glorious European chairs has just arrived at The Country Trader.
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The Country Trader has once again roamed Europe to bring you an abundance of unique and quirky pieces quite perfect for your home. Our latest finds have just arrived in store, so get down to pyd quick smart before all the best items get snapped up!
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The Country Trader has finally, after much haranguing by guests, released its favourite hand-blown and French cut crystal wine and champagne glasses for sale to the public.
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The Country Trader has developed a range of exclusive luxury sofas to meet the full potential of your interiors in unmatched comfort and style through individual customization. They are so exclusive we can't even show you a picture!
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With winter’s approach the delight of a roaring fire in the hearth is just moments away. To make the experience as charming as it is warming The Country Trader has an exclusive collection of wonderful French mantelpieces to frame your fireplace.
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Margie Blok describes Roy and Patricia Medich new home located in Rose Bay which will be probably decorated by The Country Trader antique shop, Interior Designers, Sydney Australia, in Waterloo. DOMAIN May 16-17, 2009. H2.
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Michelle Lollo writes about Winter Dinner at The Country Trader, Waterloo, for celebrating 25 years in business. THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH May 17, 2009. Page 147
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Amy Cooper portrays the winter Dinners at The Country Trader, an antique furniture and interior design showroom located in the PYD Building, Waterloo. THE SUN-HERALD May 17, 2009. Page 25.
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Ros Reines writes about Easton Pearson Designer Rug launch at Blue in Woolloomooloo where The Country Trader helped dress the space with its furnishings - The Sunday Telegraph, 19/04/09 Pg 147.
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To help see you through the approaching colder months in style, The Country Trader brings a unique range of traditional soupiers to the table. Imagine serving your wholesome home-made soups from these early French china delights.
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Melissa Penfold writes in the Essential about whats hot in interior shopping. In this edition she profiles The Country Trader as a design source for French Antiques and "lovelies".
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Home to some of the city's best cafes, providores and interior design stores, Sydney's industrial inner south is stylin' up.
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Through our long association with the world of interiors, The Country Trader knows the only way to achieve the perfect shade for a lamp-base is through customising balance, proportion and the diffusion of light. To this end, every lampshade at The Country Trader is custom made to maximise effect and efficiency.
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The Country Trader has a beautiful selection of one off lighting solutions including grand iron and crystal chandeliers, industrial railway lights, and contemporary 'strangle vine' lamps. With styles to suit a variety of decors, prices start from an affordable $950.
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The latest TCT collection draws on the beauty of antique glass for its inspiration.
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The Country Trader has just welcomed a brand new shipment which is in store now. Featuring ash and grey toned woods, natural stone and metal, it is definitely worth a trip into the store or a browse on the website.
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The warmer months bring the need for a few cosmetic interior changes. Recovering that shabby chair or sofa could be just the thing. From simple linen to luxurious Chenille Damask, you can create a new look. TCT offers a comprehensive soft furnishing service, from upholstery to custom made headboards, bedspreads, blinds, cushions and curtains.
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When the French Sun King, Louis XIV, strode through the famous Hall of Mirrors in the royal chateau at Versailles the entire court gasped in wonder at the spectacular display of light reflected in each mirror glass from the diamonds in his crown.
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Flanked by Pristine white beaches ,New South Wales' Central Coast is popular with Sydneysiders in search of the perfet getaway. Such a vast coastline offers the perfect balance between isolation and cosmopolitanism.
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A Sydney terrace is transformed into a warm and inviting home filled with glorious antiques
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Visits to country auctions and deceased estates yield a constant supply of curious bits and pieces, many of which seem surprisingly mundane: old hat boxes, leather briefcases and oil tins..
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The Country Trader collection is astounding, from 18th-century Italian bookcases or 17th-century Spanish side tables of exquisite patina
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