Are you bored with the same old gifts to present to your friends & family members? We got you! Although gifts are tokens of love, they can bring joy and happiness to the receiver. But most of the time, we order the same old basic gifts. The receiver could even guess it before unwrapping it. Therefore, if you wish to break the chain of basic presents, we got you covered. In this article, we will share a few antique gift ideas that are suitable for almost everyone. 

These gits will bring a winder grin on their faces and some tears as well. Antique gifts are mostly hard to find, and if you bring back old memories, it’s just unmatched happiness. And be it a painting, vase, lamp, or any other gifting item, there as various ideas to choose from. However, if you are already in search of antique-style gifts, then keep reading further. 

6 iconic gifting ideas 

Vintage and antique gifts have their own stories to tell. The lost memories will bring joy and tear at the same time. As they are rare to find, your receiver will cherish this gift his whole life and preserve it. 

  1. 19th Century Lady’s Travelling Dressing Case

It is an exceptional late-nineteenth-century dressing-case for females. That is manufactured with a brass-bound wooden case, original leather, and a systematic section where you can store makeup essentials for yourself. However, this antique piece is from the 19th century. Therefore, it is one of the most iconic gifts if you intend to present it to a lady. You can also look for antique dressing mirrors in the unique collections of Helen Storey Antiques

  1. 18th Century Louis XVI Period Tric Trac Table 

This trick tractable has sunken ebony veneered playing surface and bone and green stained bone inlay for backgammon. The panelled sides are also attached with kingwood beading, boxwood, and short drawers. It is mostly suitable for anyone who is found on the periodic table, and they will not only accept your gift but also preserve it for a longer period. 

  1. 20th Century Edwardian Period Brass Desk Lamp

This early twentieth-century Edwardian Period brass desk lamp is one of the most iconic pieces. The design, size, and light exposure are efficiently designed and have an adjustable shade set up, making it unique. Although it’s wired to UK standards, you can easily rewire it to all international specifications. You can gift this piece to all, especially the elderly, who will feel more than happy after receiving this. 

  1. Antique Mauchline Fernware Album

It is an ancient Edwardian Scottish Mauchline fernware album with dimensions – 122 × 55 × 155 mm and weighing – 638 g. An antique piece of gift for those who love to collect one-of-a-kind ancient pieces and cherish them for the rest of their lives. You can gift this piece for home décor purposes, not only for collectors. 

  1. Vintage Soviet Telephone 

This vintage telephone is from the 1984s era. However, it has signs of age, but it is in good vintage condition. All of the material (plastic metal) is original, including the telephone mechanism, which is in working condition. Moreover, this unique and ancient telephone is also equipped with an adapter. So, if you are recently visiting your elderly relatives, try to gift them priceless memory of ancient times. 

  1. 19th Century Ebonised Octagonal Occasional Table

This antique carved piece is a rare late 19th century ebonized octagonal occasional table. The top of the table is intricately carved with symbolic scenes above a pierced latticework frieze. Also, it has eight-column legs with segmental stretchers and a central finial. So, if your receiver loves to keep vintage antiques in their house, gift this piece of art and bring a smile to their face. 


We hope that you found our article informative, and it has guided you regarding a few unseen, antique and vintage pieces to gift your loved ones. However, next time before gifting anything, we recommend you consider the guide given above for more ideas to choose from.