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Large Danish Skotterup Owl with Removable Head of Glazed Earthenware
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Large Danish Skotterup owl with removable head of glazed earthenware. With incised pattern, Early 1900s. In very good condition. Measures: 52 x 27 cm. Produced by the stoneware f...
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Early 20th Century Danish Folk Art Ceramics

African Tribal Art Fine Pair of Ethiopian Spear Heads, Decorative Weapons
Located in London, GB
African tribal art fine pair of Masai spear heads A impressive pair of Ethiopian spear heads mounted on wood display bases Showing hammered decoration with Fine aged patina ...
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Early 20th Century Ethiopian Tribal Art

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Metal

African Tribal Fine Rare Antique Bamileke Bronze Head
Located in London, GB
A fine rare antique Bamileke bronze head A Bamileke bronze head attachment in the form of a royal mask Mounted on a display stand Cameroon 19th century or earlier Measures: Height 14...
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Antique 19th Century Cameroonian Tribal Art

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Wood

Steer Head Barn Folk Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
Steer head of pieced wood with steer horns metal ears and reflector eyes Mounting bracket included for wall attachment at an angle.
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20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures

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Wood

  • Steer Head Barn Folk Sculpture
  • Steer Head Barn Folk Sculpture
  • Steer Head Barn Folk Sculpture
  • Steer Head Barn Folk Sculpture
H 12 in. W 10 in. D 18 in.
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

Vintage Banarasi Silk Brocade Head Shawl, Varanasi, India, Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage hand loomed Banarasi silk brocade head shawl, Varanasi, India, early 20th century. Condition: Good Dimensions: 86 inches long by 45 inches wide.
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Early 20th Century Indian Folk Art Tribal Art

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Silk

Gilt Ceremonial Thai Head dress
By Asian Style
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Ceremonial Thai headdress usually worn for wedding or religious ceremonies. Hand-crafted in Thailand. Gilt Thai Ceremonial Headdress circa 20th century. A traditionally modeled de...
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20th Century Thai Folk Art More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Giltwood

  • Gilt Ceremonial Thai Head dress
  • Gilt Ceremonial Thai Head dress
  • Gilt Ceremonial Thai Head dress
  • Gilt Ceremonial Thai Head dress
H 26 in. W 11 in. D 9 in.
Antique Folk Art Carved Native American Chief Head Advertising Sign
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
Antique Folk Art Carved Native American Chief Head Advertising Sign. Folk Art Indian Tobacco / Trade Sign. American, ca 1900´s, painted carved wood with metal hook. A folk art tobac...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Vintage Hand-Carved Folk Art Dog Head
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Folky hand-carved dog head found in the midwest.
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Large Folk Art Driftwood Horse Head Sculpture
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This large and substantial sculpture of a horse's head is unsigned, but believed to have been made in Canada in circa 1980. The sculpture is made completely of pieces of driftwood wh...
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Late 20th Century Canadian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Driftwood

Striking Hand Carved Art Deco Lions Head
Located in Peekskill, NY
We recently acquired a small group of early Folk Art from the estate of a long time collector and dealer. Of all the objects this Lion is the one we were most drawn to. Its carved in...
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco More Folk Art

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Wood

Early 19th Century German Folk Art Trophy Head
Located in London, GB
Folk Art trophy head An early 20th century Folk Art styled hand carved deer’s head with real antlers. Original paint still presents across most of this form, made from pine and high...
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Antique Early 1900s German Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Pine

19Thc Donkey Door Stop with Nodder Head
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This folky and heavy donkey door stop is in fine condition and in working order. The head bobs back and forth when moved. It has a wonderful untouched patina.
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art More Folk Art

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Iron

Unique Hide and Stag Heads Custom Wall Clock
Located in San Diego, CA
Very unique and interesting large custom wall clock. This custom made clock is beautifully covered in a brown hide in the entire face, with 4 brass stag heads located at points of th...
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Vintage 1980s North American Folk Art More Folk Art

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Brass

Antique Pierrot Theater Doll Head, Marionette Head
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique Theater doll head, Marionette Head of Pierrot. This Street Theater Head has a very realistic expression, it looks like a real head and has a great patina. He wears a dark b...
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Mid-20th Century European Arts and Crafts More Folk Art

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Plaster

19th Century Carnival Folk Art Carved Wooden Head with Zinc Hat
Located in Haarlem, NL
This head is from a fair or carnival game. Not sure what the game was, perhaps the head has been used to toss rings over, or maybe you were supposed to throw something in his mouth....
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Antique Late 19th Century Unknown Carnival Art

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Zinc

Folkart Longhorn Steer Head Coat Rack Red and White Vintage Fun
Located in Topeka, KS
Interesting and fun vintage red and white folkart longhorn steer head coat rack in all its as found glorious patina, circa 1950. What a fine and fun bovine this is! circa 1950s fo...
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20th Century American Folk Art More Folk Art

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Wood

Ngoy Kabem, Sadi M, Three Heads of Woman, African Art, Relief in Brass, 1979
Located in Delft, NL
Ngoy Kabem, Sadi M,  Three heads of woman, African art, Relief in brass Signed and dated 1979 Framed in palisander wood Measure: The height is 71 cm The width is 31 c...
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20th Century Congolese More Folk Art

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Brass

19th Century Milliners Painted Head
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century Milliners painted wood head. Original condition and original paint.
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Antique Late 18th Century American Country More Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

Vintage Resuscitation Male Dummy Training Head
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Vintage resuscitation man's head. Open mouth connected to tubes that would raise chest for CPR training. Resuscitation dummies were invented in the 1950s by Asmund Laerdal. Laerdal h...
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Mid-20th Century American Steampunk More Folk Art

Materials

Rubber

Wood Figure with Glass Head by Radu Abraham
Located in Geneve, CH
Wood figure with glass head by Radu Abraham Limited Edition of 10 Materials: Walnut wood, glass Dimensions: 25 x 25 x 87 cm A massive block of walnut wood, glued together in shape t...
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2010s Romanian Modern More Folk Art

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Glass, Wood

  • Wood Figure with Glass Head by Radu Abraham
  • Wood Figure with Glass Head by Radu Abraham
  • Wood Figure with Glass Head by Radu Abraham
  • Wood Figure with Glass Head by Radu Abraham
H 34.26 in. W 9.85 in. D 9.85 in.
Bacchus Head, Decorative Wax, Italy, Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
This Bacchus head is an original decorative wax object realized in Italy by Italian manufacture during the first half of the 20th century. This high relief sculpture realized in w...
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20th Century Italian More Folk Art

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Other

Ancient Wooden Puppet Articulated Head
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is a very early and delicate wooden puppet head. It could be Chinese but that's just a guess. I'll say it's late 1700s but could be a lot earlier. The mouth is a 2nd piece and i...
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Antique Late 18th Century Balinese Folk Art Tribal Art

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Bog Wood

Early 20th Century Iron Horse Shoe and Horse Head Andirons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This early pair of handmade cast iron horse shoe and horse head andirons. This pair is in wonderful as found condition.
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Early 20th Century American Adirondack More Folk Art

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Iron

Carved American Carnival Head, circa 1890s
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Finely featured carved man's head found in the southern United States. Most likely a late 19th century carnival head featured in a ball or ring toss game.
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Vintage Paper Mâché Parade Carnival Head
Located in Santa Monica, CA
This giant papier mâché parade head was found in Kansas. Most likely used for a department store Thanksgiving or Christmas parade or Mardi Gras festivities. This bad boy has been the...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Composition

Fantastic Set of 38 Vintage Mexican Wrestling Fighters Heads
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this fantastic set of 38 of the most iconic Mexican wrestling fighters, made in recine and hand painted includes El Santo, Blue Demon, Rayo de Jalisco, Mil Mascaras, Tiniebl...
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Folk Art Toys

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Paint

Vintage Oliver Hardy Theatre Papier Mâché Head / Mask
Located in London, GB
This lot is a wonderful example of a vintage English handmade papier mâché hardy theater head. It’s highly likely this item was accompanied by a Stan Laurel head when the theatre per...
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Vintage 1960s French Folk Art Carnival Art

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Paper

Fantastic Set of 40 Vintage Mexican Wrestling Fighters Heads
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this fantastic set of 40 Mexican wrestling fighters, made in plaster and hand painted, circa 1980, fantastic patina.
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Vintage 1980s Mexican Folk Art Toys

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Plaster, Paint

Vintage Paper Mâché Parade Carnival Head Representing Oliver Hardy
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Large carnival mask representing Oliver Hardy, circa 1920-1930. English work in paper maché.  
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Vintage 1930s English Folk Art Carnival Art

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Paper

Antique 1930s Judge Theatre Papier Mâché Head from Paris
Located in London, GB
Antique 1930s judge theatre papier mâché head from Paris This lot is a rare original 1930s papier mâché French theatre heads. This item was obtained via a private collection in Ly...
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Vintage 1930s French Folk Art Carnival Art

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Paper

American Carnival Wagon or Band Organ Carved Female Head
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Late 19th century American carnival wagon or band organ female head carving. Very detailed wood carving with great old white painted surface. Presented on a custom marble museum stand.
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Antique African Senufo Mythical Creature Kponyungo Funeral Head Mask
Located in Forney, TX
An ivory Coast Senufo carved mythical beast Kponyungo funeral head mask. Having a large gaping open mouth, visible painted tongue and exposed carved teeth, deeply carved protruding e...
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Early 20th Century African Folk Art Masks

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Wood

Gus Wilson Turned Head Black Duck Decoy, Maine, circa 1930s
By Gus Wilson
Located in Nantucket, MA
Classic Gus Wilson Turned Head Black Duck Decoy, South Portland Maine, circa 1930s, beautiful rough hewn gunning decoy by Maine's great Augustus Aaron Wilson (1864 - 1950), having th...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Decoys

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Pine

Ibex Headed Bracelet
Located in London, GB
This highly decorative gold bracelet is made of a moulded ribbed design, the ends terminate in what can be presumed to be ibex heads. With their long horns clearly defined and lying ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Central Asian Antiquities

Materials

Gold

  • Ibex Headed Bracelet
  • Ibex Headed Bracelet
  • Ibex Headed Bracelet
  • Ibex Headed Bracelet
H 1.19 in. Dm 4.26 in.
Beaded Ceremonial Trophy Head
Located in Leuven , BE
Wood, cloth, glass trade beads. 15 cm high. Worn by chiefs and other notables on ceremonial occasions, these beaded heads were highly symbolic power accoutrements and probably repres...
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20th Century Cameroonian Antiquities

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Glass

  • Beaded Ceremonial Trophy Head
  • Beaded Ceremonial Trophy Head
  • Beaded Ceremonial Trophy Head
  • Beaded Ceremonial Trophy Head
H 16 in. W 13 in. D 13 in.
Long Island Root Head Brant Decoy by the Verity Family, circa 1890
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique long Island root head Brant Decoy by the Verity Family, Seaford, NY, circa 1890, an early high head model in alert posture, with the rig owner's name on bottom. The decoy sho...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Decoys

Materials

Wood

Northwest Coast Beaded Head Ring, Kwakwaka'wakw 'Kwakiutl', Late 19th Century
By Native American Art
Located in Denver, CO
Antique Native American Northwest Coast Beaded Head Ring with a Sisiutl Design, Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl), circa 1890, constructed of Trade cloth and glass beads. Measurements listed ...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Beads

Wire Art Abstract Head Sculpture
By Alexander Calder
Located in Buffalo, NY
Whimsical Folk Art Wire "head" sculpture,,,Very well exicuted,,
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Aluminum

  • Wire Art Abstract Head Sculpture
  • Wire Art Abstract Head Sculpture
  • Wire Art Abstract Head Sculpture
  • Wire Art Abstract Head Sculpture
H 36 in. W 16 in. D 6 in.
Vintage Bronx Toy Factory Copper Iron Doll Mold Head with Original Latex Head
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Vintage Bronx toy factory industrial doll head mold with original production plastic latex doll head attached. Fantastic patina and layered surface from exposure to various chemicals...
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Mid-20th Century American Steampunk Toys

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Copper, Iron

Memorial Cast Bronze Head, Benin Style
Located in Dallas, TX
Memorial cast bronze tribal head. Benin style, early to mid-20th century.
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20th Century Nigerian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel with Cat Heads
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a lovely piece of Native American antiquity, namely, a Pre-Columbian pottery vessel with cat heads. From circa 13th-14th century and probably made by the Mayan’s in the...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Mexican Pre-Columbian Ceramics

Materials

Pottery

Antique Berber Henna-Dyed Woman's Ceremonial Head Scarf
Located in Milan, IT
A very finely woven wool veil used as a head cover in the wedding ceremony among the Ait Abdellah Berber people of the Moroccan Anti Atlas region. The pattern is obtained with the re...
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Vintage 1930s Moroccan Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wool

Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Kuyu puppet head, Sculpted multicolored wood, Blue and white kaolin, Open mouth and sanded down teeth, Congo, early 20th century. Measures: Height 51 cm, width 15 cm, depth 1...
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

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Kaolin, Wood

  • Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
  • Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
  • Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
  • Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
H 20.08 in. W 5.91 in. D 6.7 in.
Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Kuyu puppet head, Multicolored sculpted wood, white kaolin, Congo, early 20th century. Measures: Height 42 cm, width 11 cm, depth 10 cm.
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Kaolin, Wood

  • Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
  • Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
  • Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
  • Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
H 16.54 in. W 4.34 in. D 3.94 in.
Collection of 20 Bembe Muziri Ancestor Heads, DRC.
Located in Leuven , BE
The Bembe people gave a name to the statues of their ancestors. These ancestral statues were kept together in small sanctuaries in the houses. So, the Muziri facilitated the contact ...
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20th Century Congolese Antiquities

Materials

Organic Material

Benin 'Oba' Bronze Head on Plexiglas Base African Sculpture
By People from Benin
Located in Sharon, CT
Authentic Benin 'Lost Wax Process' bronze cast of an 'Obas' head. Presented on a 3 x 9 x 9" Plexiglas base. Bronze itself 14 3/4" height x 9" width x 8 1/4" depth.
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Mid-20th Century Nigerian British Colonial Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Andrianna Shamaris Rotating Antique African Wooden Head Rest
Located in New York, NY
Rare. Beautiful museum quality hand carved wooden head rest. Stunning patina on this unusual head rest that rotates. Circa 1900. This head rest was sourced in the spirit of wabi-s...
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Antique Early 1900s Tribal Antiquities

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood

Andrianna Shamaris African Mahogany Head Rest or Stool
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
Traditional tribal head rest or stool with original hardware and lovely patina. This head rest or stool was sourced in the spirit of wabi-sabi, a Japanese philosophy that beauty c...
Category

Early 20th Century African Tribal Antiquities

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood

1940s Paper Mache Chinese Dragon Head from a Costume
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1940s handmade papier mâché head of a dragon. From a costume worn for Chinese New Years. Eyes blink, by pulling on chords in head. A bird sits on top of the head.
Category

Vintage 1940s Masks

Materials

Paper

Collection of Neolithic Stone Axe Heads on Stands
Located in Chicago, IL
A beautiful stoic collection of Native American Neolithic hand carved stone axe heads with wonderfully sculptural forms, mounted on custom steel stands. Three of the axes have groove...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier American Tribal Antiquities

Materials

Stone

Pastel Signed and Dated 1929 Horse Head Profile
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Signed and dated by Datroll 1929 pastel water color on paper and in vintage original frame. The condition is very good.
Category

Vintage 1920s American Adirondack Paintings

Primitive Architectural Carved Wood Mounted Indian Horse Head
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Primitive architectural carved wood mounted Indian horse head A beautiful piece of folk architecture from the Indian continent, the horse head was usually found marking doorways ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Primitive Antiquities

Materials

Wood

Antique Moroccan Berber Henna-Dyed Woman's Ceremonial Head Scarf
Located in Milan, IT
A very finely woven wool veil of an unusual format, sparsely embellished with touches of embroidery, used as a head cover in the wedding ceremony among the Ait Abdellah Berber people...
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Vintage 1930s Moroccan Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wool

American Copper and Zinc Head Rooster Weather Vane
Located in Charleston, SC
American copper full bodied "Gamecock Rooster" weather vane with zinc head, spurred legs, and perched on circular sphere with iron mount . Attributed to Cushing and White, Waltham, ...
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Antique 19th Century American Weathervanes

Antique Moroccan Berber Henna-Dyed Woman's Ceremonial Head Scarf
Located in Milan, IT
A very finely woven wool veil of a smaller format, sparsely embellished with touches of embroidery, used as a head cover in the wedding ceremony among the Ait Abdellah Berber people ...
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Vintage 1930s Moroccan Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wool

Important Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Important Kuyu puppet head, Multicolored, blue, white and red kaolin, Sanded down teeth, Congo, early 20th century. Measures: Height 66 cm, width 21 cm, depth 17 cm.
Category

Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Kaolin, Wood

Antique Moroccan Berber Henna-Dyed Woman's Ceremonial Head Cover
Located in Milan, IT
A very finely woven wool veil used as a head scarf in the wedding ceremony among the Ait Abdellah Berber people of the Moroccan Anti-Atlas region. The pattern is obtained with the re...
Category

Vintage 1930s Moroccan Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wool

Antique Moroccan Berber Henna-Dyed Woman's Ceremonial Head Cover
Located in Milan, IT
A very finely woven wool veil used as a head scarf in the wedding ceremony among the Ait Abdellah Berber people of the Moroccan Anti-Atlas region. The pattern is obtained with the re...
Category

Vintage 1930s Moroccan Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wool

Bamileke People, Cameroon, Forged Knife with Carved Wooden Head
Located in Leuven , BE
Solid forged Bamileke short sword with a finely carved face on the top of the handle. Patina of use
Category

20th Century Cameroonian Antiquities

Materials

Metal

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Folk Art Head For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the folk art head you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, metal and ceramic, every folk art head was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a folk art head, we have 462 options in-stock, while there are 14 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a folk art head — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right folk art head, those designed in Folk Art, Mid-Century Modern and Industrial styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one folk art head that is appealing in its simplicity, but Stefania Boemi, Andrianna Shamaris and Ted Ludwiczak produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Folk Art Head?

Prices for a folk art head start at $72 and top out at $77,860 with the average selling for $1,374.