Two more stops on my Midland day shopping for high-quality antiques, artwork and ethnic diverse items included Packrat Antiques and Motif Antiques Etc. Be sure to check out the other Midland shops, where you will be able to find more beautiful antiques and artwork

Looking for high-quality western artwork and collectibles? Be sure to stop by Pack Rat Antiques, located at 307 Dodson street in the Village Shopping Center strip mall during your Midland, Texas day shopping trip.

Owner Mary Snoddy is selling an original set of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad china from Shenango, China. Mary said nobody loves the railroad more than she does, and this delicate china with the blue and white artwork pattern was used on the fancy dining cars in the 1930s and 1940s.

Renell Moore August 5, 2018

1930s Railroad China

Packrat Antiques Offers Railroad China, Western Artwork, Collectibles

Some of the items, especially, artwork you’ll find at Packrat’s Antiques on a Midland day shopping trip are:

A complete set of  ca. 1930-40s Railroad China

Chinese Oriental Rugs featuring exquisite detail

George Kovach framed western paintings

Dustin Lyons western painting titled “The Palo Dura”


Motif Antiques Etc: Artwork, Varied and Diverse Collection of Objects

Motif Antiques Etc. is another must-stop on your Midland day shopping trip. Motif is located 1 mile northwest of Packrat Antiques at 1024C Andrews Highway (in the Albertson’s shopping center). This antiques shop has offered quality, one-of-a-kind merchandise for more than 20 years. A majority of Motif’s merchandise and artwork has been purchased from other countries – they have ethnic handiwork, craftsmanship and vintage items from Africa as well as from Afghan, Indian, Chinese and German cultures.

The goal of Motif Antiques Etc. is to offer varied and diverse objects for shoppers to enjoy integrating into their living spaces.


Motif Features 18th -19th   to Mid-century Artwork, Furnishings

Antique items featured on their show floor include 18th to 19th  to mid-century furnishings and objects of interest – formal and casual, as well as country.

Some of the items you will find on your Midland day shopping trip are:

Jewelry: Gem-quality hard-stone jewelry, including one-of-a-kind bracelets and some rings

English Oak Hall Tree with seat from the 19th century

4-Panel Doors – Guatamala – very old, hand carved with detailed artwork

Pine Draw Leaf Table – Germany ca. 1810-1830

Malachite Elephant figurine – Africa

English Hall Tree with original shipping rope with seaman’s knot – ca. 1800s

Oriental fern stand

English mahogany buffet with ornate carving: ca. 1800s


1800s-english-mahogany-buffetoriental-fern-standPine-Draw-Leaf-Table – Germany-1810-1830

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