The Velvet Marionette: Vintage & Retro Emporium Exmouth

A family-run business dedicated to buying and selling quality 20th century collectables, books, toys, art, furniture & just about anything else that takes our fancy.

Come visit us: 20 High Street, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1NP

Contact us: mail@thevelvetmarionette.com or call 07526177750 (9-5 Mon-Fri)

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Here you will find a good selection of (mostly) framed prints - have a look at our art-filled sub-menus for lots more lovely pictures to brighten up your walls.


Original and probably unique Belgian-made art sculpture / trophy.  Cut and polished brick, with addition stone 'obstructions' and metal motocross rider.  Approx 12" in width and really rather wonderful.

£30 


'Another Fine Myth...' Cover painting by Frank Kelly Freas for Starblaze Editions 1978 (original, 1970s print).  Mounted ready for framing, measures approx. 23" x 18".

£18


'What Happened to Emily Goode After the Great Exhibition' Cover painting by Frank Kelly Freas for Starblaze Editions 1978 (original, 1970s steampunk print). Mounted ready for framing, measures approx. 23" x 18".

£18


'Ruins of Isis' Cover painting by Frank Kelly Freas for Starblaze Editions 1978 (original, 1970s print). Mounted ready for framing, measures approx. 23" x 18".

£18


'Apostle' Cover painting by Frank Kelly Freas for Starblaze Editions 1978 (original, 1970s print). Mounted ready for framing, measures approx. 23" x 18".

£18


'Space Probe' Cover painting by Frank Kelly Freas for Starblaze Editions 1978 (original, 1970s print). Mounted ready for framing, measures approx. 23" x 18".

£18


Vintage Chinese Cigarette Advert Print.  The original probably dates to the 1920s/30s but this one is later; well framed and ready for display - Good size of approx. 33" x 15"

£30 


Arthur Rackham prints - We have a huge range of various prints on offer - mostly they are around A4 in size (mounted) and cover various aspects of his work, Alice in Wonderland, the Brothers Grimm and various faerie tale work.

£10 (prices from) 


Original 1980s Retro games poster 'Athena' (for the Commodore/Spectrum) - Large size, measures A2 and is in excellent order - has been stored folded - we've now backed it with a board and wrapped it - looks fabulous!

£25 


'Beach Girl' by Ernst Ratcliff - Vintage 1974 print from an original watercolour - Published by Garson & Co.  Been stored rolled so in excellent bright order.  Measures approx. 39" x 24¾

£40 


Delightfully retro - an original 1980s Athena print 'Dovetail' - measures 23½" x 19½" - good period frame and overall excellent condition.

£25


Another retro, 1980s original Athena print - again well presented in original period frame - we call it 'Lightning Glass' as the proper name is hidden under the frame edge - Measures 24" x 20" and is in superb condition.

£25


'The Outsiders' Anthony Crickmay - Athena Edition - Measures approx. 33¼" x 25¼" framed and glazed (plain wooden frame could ideally have a coat of gloss to really set off the image) - Excellent order.

£30 


Classic 1970s prints (on board) from 'Tara' and very much in the Sara Moon style of artwork - Lovely 'washed-out', dreamy art - approx. 14" x 11" and a lovely, light and airy addition to any home.

£15 (each - Discount on pair) 


Original Mal Watson Athena print - 'Bad Girls' c.1986 - attractively period framed and mounted in yellow and white, the picture measures approx. 14" x 11" - a wonderful image.

£15


Classic 1980s André Jewell Kissing Beetle print - an Athena staple, this looks super being just over 28" x 22" in size, period silver plastic frame - good condition.

£25 


'Clearly Contemporary' - Alexas Urba (1968) - Twin framed prints, highlighting the possibilities of 1960s style and taste.  Interesting framed in an obtuse green which really sets these pictures of nicely.

£25 (pair) 

Classic 1980s Athena framed print of a 'lady' in a hotel room.  Bright and breezy in shades of orange, red and green this should bring a touch of summer to any home or workplace.  Framed in painted red wood.  Measures approximately a generous 21" x 17"

£25


The Cricketers of Vanity Fair - Small selection of late 19th and early 20th century contemporary prints, mounted and framed (including the likes of W.G. Grace and Jack Hobbs) - available singularly or as a set.

£15 (each)