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Antique French Boulangerie Letters Parisian Shop Sign Art
Located in Houston, TX
Truly a beautiful discovery during our recent travels, this is an antique set of Boulangerie large scale shop letters that once hung in a Parisian Boulangerie (where the baguettes of...
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Antique 19th Century French Signs

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Metal

Pictorial Folk Art Soumac Pillow
Located in New York, NY
Pillow made from a flat-weave Persian pillow.
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Antique Late 19th Century Persian Folk Art Persian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton, Foam

Early 19th Century Danish Folk Art Candlestick With Faux Flame Of Antler
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Early 19th century Danish Folk Art candlestick with faux flame of antler single "Clamp" candlestick of wood and antler.
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Antique 19th Century Danish Folk Art Candle Holders

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Metal

1800s American Victorian Gothic Revival Folk Art Handmade Wood & Metal Bird Cage
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A fabulous piece of Folk Art, a handmade Victorian Gothic Revival style painted metal and pine wood bird cage. Beautiful craftsmanship is seen throughout this unusual piece made of m...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Gothic Revival Architectural Models

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Metal

Anglo-Raj Mughal Bronzed Copper Vessel Bucket
Located in North Hollywood, CA
19th century Anglo Raj Mughal bronzed metal copper vessel water or milk bucket. Originally used to carry water, this hand-hammered metal vessel from India has authentic texture, wond...
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Antique 19th Century Indian Folk Art Planters and Jardinieres

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Brass, Copper

Antique Papier Mâche Lion Head Basket on Antler Base, 1880
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A very rare antique paper basket. A lion head made of painted papier mâché mounted on a fallow deer antler base, Austria, circa 1880. Paper lable of the manufacturer Rudolf Brix on t...
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Antique Late 19th Century Austrian Black Forest More Folk Art

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Antler, Paper

Rare 19th Century Native American Hupa/Yurok Dance Cape
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Glass tube dance cape with beaded drops sewn on linen with store string. This was much used but well cared for. A few missing beads but not distracting. Representative of the earlier...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Other

A. Pfisterer, the Fairytale Castle Neuschwanstein, 1896
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A great oil painting depicting castle neuschwanstein. Oil on canvas by A. Pfisterer 1896. Framed with antique richly decorated and gilded frame. Signed on the lower right. Frame with...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Black Forest Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Swiss Lion of Lucerne Relief Carving, circa 1900
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Fine lion wood carving relief depicting the Swiss deadly wounded lion of Luzerne. The original statue reminds of the deadly wounded Swiss guardsmen of 1792. Brienz, circa 1900 Mea...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Rustic Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

  • Swiss Lion of Lucerne Relief Carving, circa 1900
  • Swiss Lion of Lucerne Relief Carving, circa 1900
  • Swiss Lion of Lucerne Relief Carving, circa 1900
  • Swiss Lion of Lucerne Relief Carving, circa 1900
H 9.85 in. W 13.39 in. D 2.37 in.
Danish 19th Century Wooden Folk Art Bible Box "Forget Me Not"
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Mid-19th century wooden box designed to look like a Bible. Text engraved with monogramme. The four words in the corners are quite cute and charming: Danish: "FOR - GLEM - MIG - EJ"...
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Antique 19th Century Danish Folk Art Decorative Boxes

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Wood

19th Century Wooden Bible Box "Forget Me Not" with Secret Concealed Compartment
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
19th century wooden Bible box "Forget Me Not" with secret concealed compartment The four words in the corners are quite cute and charming: Danish: "FOR - GLEM - MIG - EJ" = Eng : ...
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Antique 19th Century Scandinavian Folk Art Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Danish Early 19th Century Apple Cake and Danish Donut Copper Pan
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Danish early 19th century apple and Danish donut cake copper pan Early Æbleskive or Danish apple pie donut pan.
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Antique Early 19th Century Danish Folk Art Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Copper

19th Century Folk Art Wooden and Brass Pocket Watch Holder
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century Folk Art wooden and brass pocket watch holder. Unique and most certainly one-of-a-kind watch holder, made to represent an embellished clock tower representing your watch...
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Antique 19th Century Folk Art More Folk Art

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Brass

19th Century Folk Art Horseshoe Andirons / Handmade
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These folky handmade horse shoe andirons are in good condition and are very sturdy and heavy. Wonderful western Folk Art.
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Antique Late 19th Century American Adirondack More Folk Art

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Iron

English 19th Century Folk Art Hooves
Located in London, GB
19th century Folk Art hooves A unique set of Folk Art handcrafted hooves in the form of a pair of period shoes. With brass tipped shoelaces and etched detail. Size in inches: H 2....
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Antique 1880s British Folk Art Antiquities

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Bone

  • English 19th Century Folk Art Hooves
  • English 19th Century Folk Art Hooves
  • English 19th Century Folk Art Hooves
  • English 19th Century Folk Art Hooves
H 2.5 in. W 4.5 in. D 2 in.
19th Century Folk Art Fish Weather Vane
Located in Nantucket, MA
19th Century Folk Art Fish Weather Vane. A carved in-the-round wooden fish weather vane, likely from a fish shanty in the late 19th century, with carved detail to the mouth, eyes, gi...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Weathervanes

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Wood

  • 19th Century Folk Art Fish Weather Vane
  • 19th Century Folk Art Fish Weather Vane
  • 19th Century Folk Art Fish Weather Vane
  • 19th Century Folk Art Fish Weather Vane
H 10.75 in. W 15.63 in. D 1.13 in.
19th Century Swedish Folk Art Hanging Cabinet
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A Swedish country folk art hanging cabinet in pine with 4 panel glass door with antique glass.
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Antique Early 19th Century Swedish Folk Art More Folk Art

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Wood

  • 19th Century Swedish Folk Art Hanging Cabinet
  • 19th Century Swedish Folk Art Hanging Cabinet
  • 19th Century Swedish Folk Art Hanging Cabinet
  • 19th Century Swedish Folk Art Hanging Cabinet
H 25.6 in. W 17.72 in. D 11.42 in.
Painted 19th century Folk Art Child's Chair
Located in Troy, NY
Adorable, unusual small chair, with one armrest, containing a small compartment. The original paint beautifully worn and faded (minor retouching and over paint on the bottom stretche...
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Antique 19th Century Scandinavian Folk Art Painted Furniture

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Pine

19th Century Folk Art Child’s English Horse Toy
Located in London, GB
A handmade late 19th century Folk Art child’s simply formed horse toy, circa 1880 made from scratch and materials including faux leather seat cover, wooden sectioned form, cast metal...
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Antique 1880s British Folk Art Toys

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Wood

Folk Art 19th Century French Tramp Box
Located in The Hills, TX
Lovely French tramp box with a mirror inside, circa 1890.
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Antique 1890s French Folk Art More Folk Art

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Wood

  • Folk Art 19th Century French Tramp Box
  • Folk Art 19th Century French Tramp Box
  • Folk Art 19th Century French Tramp Box
  • Folk Art 19th Century French Tramp Box
H 6.3 in. W 7 in. D 10 in.
19th Century Dummyboard, Folk Art from Sweden
Located in Brecht, BE
Found in Sweden, this lifesize dummy board is a unique and quirky object, contemporary art to me.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Swedish More Folk Art

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Wood

  • 19th Century Dummyboard, Folk Art from Sweden
  • 19th Century Dummyboard, Folk Art from Sweden
  • 19th Century Dummyboard, Folk Art from Sweden
  • 19th Century Dummyboard, Folk Art from Sweden
H 81.89 in. W 23.63 in. D 1.58 in.
European 19th Century Painted Wooden Dome Top Box Folk Art
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Antique European handmade and painted wooden dome top box.  
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Antique Early 19th Century European Folk Art More Folk Art

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Wood

Antique 19th Century Folk Art Bird Hunting Tool and Decoy
Located in Houston, TX
19th century French bird hunter's tool and decoy. This item was placed in the ground and wound up. The hunter would pull a string causing the head of the tool to rotate. With the ref...
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Antique 19th Century French Decoys

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Art Glass, Wood

Collection of Six 19th Century Folk Art Oil on Board Boxing Fighting Scenes
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A wonderful naive collection of six fighting scenes, with baker boys and chimney sweeps. The six spilt up into two tryptic's one showing a fight in a ring that's abruptly slowed ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Folk Art Paintings

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Maple, Paper

19th Century Folk Art Wartime Relationship Commemorative Plaque
Located in London, GB
19th century Folk Art Wartime relationship commemorative plaque We are proud to offer a rare and unique commemorative wartime relationship plaque, depicting handcrafted sections and...
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Antique 1880s Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

19th Century Folk Art Mischievous Punch and Disgruntled Pooch Oil on Tin Box
Located in Lowestoft, GB
Unusual oil on tin of a mischievous looking punch with a disgruntled pooch, mid-19th century in age English in origin. The tin lid, where the painting is has two simple hinges (both ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Paintings

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Tin

19th Century Folk Art Oil Painting of a Girl Holding Wheat
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine Folk Art painting of a girl holding wheat in a field painted on board. It is unsigned and on board newly framed. The condition is very good.
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Antique Late 19th Century American Adirondack Paintings

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Paint, Canvas

19th Century Antique Folk Art Horse Form Tricycle
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Antique Folk Art horse form tricycle with paint decoration having rustic iron frame, wood handles. Condition: One stirrup broken off and included, repair to front leg, flaking paint;...
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Antique 19th Century Folk Art Toys

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Wood

Americana Collection of Six 19th Century Painted Folk Art Items
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This early original painted game board, mustard furkin, green painted grain scoop, early salt box in amazing paint. The little child's chair in worn mustard paint in fine condition. ...
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Antique Early 19th Century American Country More Folk Art

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Wood

19th Century Primitive American Folk Art Rocking Horse
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th century Primitive American Folk Art Rocking Horse, Wonderful old surfaces.
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Toys

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Wood

19th Century American Folk Art Iron Horse Weathervane
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Ex. Jane Cipley collection. Fantastic sheet and strap iron horse weathervane. Originally found in the midwest. Old make-do repair to tail. Great piece of Americana.
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Weathervanes

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Iron

Late 19th Century Folk Art English Whirligig Sailor Figure
Located in London, GB
Late 19th century Folk Art whirligig sailor figure We are proud to offer an original late 19th century hand carved wood Folk Art whirligig figure in the form of an American soldier....
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Antique 1890s British Folk Art Native American Objects

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Wood

19th Century Folk Art Carved Spanish Love Bird Figure
Located in London, GB
A handmade late 19th century Folk Art carved wooden love bird, with original paint still visible across sections of this item. The bird would like have been placed with the confines ...
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Antique 1880s Spanish Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Wood

Folk Art Wall Pocket
Located in Nantucket, MA
A Folk Art wooden wall pocket, polychrome paint with relief carved design of a deer with vines, urns and flowers, Virginia, circa 1870 Measures: 18” x 21” x 6” $1750.  
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art More Folk Art

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Pine

  • Folk Art Wall Pocket
  • Folk Art Wall Pocket
  • Folk Art Wall Pocket
  • Folk Art Wall Pocket
H 18 in. W 21 in. D 6 in.
19th Century, Rotating Tramp Art Tower
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Multi-Layered and very detailed tramp art masterpiece. Possibly intended as a rotating display for photos or paintings. Multiple carved layers vary from 4 to 14 layers of carved wood...
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Folk Art More Folk Art

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Wood

  • 19th Century, Rotating Tramp Art Tower
  • 19th Century, Rotating Tramp Art Tower
  • 19th Century, Rotating Tramp Art Tower
  • 19th Century, Rotating Tramp Art Tower
H 30 in. W 18 in. D 21 in.
19th Century French Folk Art Zinc Horse Weathervane Roof Finial
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful zinc horse weathervane roof finial. Very rare piece. France, circa 1800-1900. Weathered, small losses and old repairs.
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Antique 19th Century French Folk Art Weathervanes

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Zinc

19th Century Cornish Copper Folk Art Steam Train, Locomotive Weathervane
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
19th century Cornish copper Folk Art steam train, locomotive weathervane The model steam train at the top of this Weathervane is hand made in Cornish copper, the Locomotive is qui...
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Antique Late 19th Century Folk Art Weathervanes

19th Century Spanish American Folk Art Madonna Painting, Mater Dolorosa
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Our Lady of Sorrows (Latin: Matter Dolorosa), Spanish American oil on canvas painting of the Madonna. 19th century religious folk art painting of the Virgin Mary which was most likel...
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Canvas

Early 19th Century Folk Art American School Portrait of Julia Lee Aged Seven
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A charming and delicately executed American School Portrait of Julia Lee, aged 7 years old. Pen, ink and watercolour Indistinctly inscribed "Julia Lee 7 years old" along the lower ed...
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Antique Early 19th Century American Paintings

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Paper

Late 19th Century English Folk Art Jig Doll
Located in London, GB
Late 19th century English Folk Art Jig Doll We are proud to offer a late 19th century hand carved, painted Folk Art English jigger doll example. Jig dolls are traditional wooden or...
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Antique 1890s English Folk Art Toys

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Wood

Fruit Wooden Painted Italian 19th Century Folk Vernacular Set of 15 Pieces
Located in Eversholt, Bedfordshire
A rare set of 15 pieces of 19th century Italian painted wooden fruit, all life size.   
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Antique 1860s European Folk Art More Folk Art

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Wood

Folk Art Candelabrum
Located in Seattle, WA
Handmade Folk Art candelabrum. That was originally used as a home altar. Lovely with candles burning or just as a piece of sculpture.
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Antique Late 19th Century More Folk Art

  • Folk Art Candelabrum
  • Folk Art Candelabrum
  • Folk Art Candelabrum
  • Folk Art Candelabrum
H 27 in. W 20.75 in. D 13 in.
Collection of Three Norwegian Folk Art Boxes
Located in New York, NY
Pleasing assortment of three Norwegian folk decorated pantry boxes in original paint, two in salmon orange with stylized foliate designs, the third in deep dark robin's egg blue with...
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Antique 19th Century Norwegian Folk Art More Folk Art

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Wood

Early 19th Century Folk Art Hand-Carved Gentleman Sculpture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This folky gentleman looks like a soldier or a officer of the military. The carving is quite good and he is mounted on a custom iron Stand. The patina is the best with minor chips fr...
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Antique Early 19th Century American Country Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Swedish Early 19th Century Folk Art Washboard in Pine, circa 1830
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A Swedish washboard in pine dated 1830 with owner initials "P K". The farmers and country-side folks were proud of the few things they owned and used to carve their initials and to d...
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Antique 1830s Swedish Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Pine

19th Century American Folk Art Rocking Horse
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th century American Folk Art rocking horse Fantastic American Folk Art hand carved rocking horse with ample remains of red and white paint. The horse has leather ears and sad...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Arts and Crafts Toys

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Wood

Early 19th Century Folk Traditional Rustic Hand Engraved Bronze Goatbell
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Early 19th century traditional rustic bronze goatbell. Special hand engraved drawings of a goat and flowers. By unknown manufacturer, Spain. In original condition, with minor w...
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Antique Early 19th Century Spanish Rustic More Folk Art

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Bronze

Charming Folk Art Model of Log Cabin
Located in Buchanan, MI
Charming Folk Art model of log cabin, very nice details.
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art More Folk Art

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Wood

Unusual 19th Century English Treen Folk Art Match Box
Located in London, GB
Unusual 19th century English treen Folk Art match box A unique example of a late 19th century English treen hand carved Folk Art matchbox, In the form of a small house. A simple yet...
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Antique 1880s British Folk Art Antiquities

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Pine

French Zinc Horse Head
By Craft and Folk Art Museum
Located in Geneva, IL
This zinc head trade sign is a gorgeous example of 19th century Folk Art.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Art Deco More Folk Art

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Metal

French Zinc Horse Head
H 22 in. W 15 in. D 13 in.
Early 19th Century German Folk Art Oil on Panel Paintings
Located in London, GB
Early 19th century Folk Art oil on panels We are proud to offer a delightful, matched pair of early 19th Century oil on panel painted portraits depicting man & women with a naïve...
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Antique 1840s German Folk Art Paintings

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Pine, Paint

Confessional Booth, Late 19th Century/Early 20th Century, Mexican
Located in Denver, CO
Unique confessional, likely from Northern Mexico, created in the late 19th century to the early 20th century (1880-1920). This catholic confession stall was hand made from pine. Exc...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Folk Art More Folk Art

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Pine

Oval Folk Art Basket Centerpiece
Located in Wilson, NC
Oval Folk Art basket centerpiece, the rim consisting of bent bamboo semi circles attached to the oval basket of individual slices of wood held together inside with a ring of bamboo, ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English More Folk Art

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Twig, Wood

  • Oval Folk Art Basket Centerpiece
  • Oval Folk Art Basket Centerpiece
  • Oval Folk Art Basket Centerpiece
  • Oval Folk Art Basket Centerpiece
H 15.38 in. W 15.75 in. D 8.5 in.
19th-20th Century Folk Art Horse on Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th-20th century Folk Art horse on stand.
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Antique Late 19th Century Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

  • 19th-20th Century Folk Art Horse on Stand
  • 19th-20th Century Folk Art Horse on Stand
  • 19th-20th Century Folk Art Horse on Stand
  • 19th-20th Century Folk Art Horse on Stand
H 17.25 in. W 28 in. D 4 in.
19th Century American Barber Sign
Located in High Point, NC
19th century American shaving advertisement sign. Wear and losses to paint.
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art More Folk Art

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Pine

  • 19th Century American Barber Sign
  • 19th Century American Barber Sign
  • 19th Century American Barber Sign
  • 19th Century American Barber Sign
H 15.5 in. W 10.25 in. D 5.5 in.
19th Century Carved Wood Dog Family, Folk Art
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Single dad dog family! Great carved wooden dogs from Guatemala. Anatomically correct details on faces and bodies! Dad measures 27x6.5x16.75H, female measures 16.50x2.5x10H and male ...
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Antique 19th Century Guatemalan Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

19th Century Painted Dress Model or Doll
Located in Troy, NY
Beautiful example of a dress model with a sweet, expressive face. The slightly distressed paint adds to its charm. Our pieces are left in lived-in condition, pending our custom cons...
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Antique 19th Century Scandinavian Folk Art More Folk Art

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Wood

Huge 19th Century Zinc Bell Trade Sign
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
19th century zinc bell trade sign, Simply huge scale, remnant original gilding, dry weathered untouched surface. As expected wear and patina. Most likely a tavern sign. France 1890. ...
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Antique 19th Century French Folk Art More Folk Art

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Zinc

19th Century Black Painted Spice Box
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century black painted spice box. This spice box was found in Pennsylvania.
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art More Folk Art

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Pine

  • 19th Century Black Painted Spice Box
  • 19th Century Black Painted Spice Box
  • 19th Century Black Painted Spice Box
  • 19th Century Black Painted Spice Box
H 18 in. W 11 in. D 5 in.
19th Century English Folk Art Copper Weathervane
Located in London, GB
19th century English Folk Art copper weathervane A wonderfully pure example of a late 19th century English Folk Art handcrafted copper weathervane. Made from hand beaten sectioned s...
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Antique 1880s British Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Copper

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19 Th Century Folk Art For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more in our collection of 19 th century folk art on 1stDibs. A piece of 19 th century folk art — often made from wood, metal and fabric — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect item from our selection of 19 th century folk art — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. A choice in our collection of 19 th century folk art is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Folk Art, Victorian and Industrial styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made object in our assortment of 19 th century folk art over the years, but those crafted by Native American Art, Sioux Indian Art and Navajo Indian Art are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a 19 Th Century Folk Art?

Prices for a piece of 19 th century folk art can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1 and can go as high as $165,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,780.