American Primitive Gallery

Recognized Dealer

New York, NY

About American Primitive Gallery

The Eye to discover remarkable art and antiques has been the cornerstone of American Primitive Gallery. Aarne Anton has been presenting an eclectic mix of American Folk Art, antique objects as art, and Outsider Art by self taught artists for over 30 years. Among our past notable exhibitions were Signs of the Times, Weathervanes and Whirligigs, Mask Images, The Sports Show, Carved Canes, Obsessive & Accumulative Art, The Horse Show, Cast and Forged Iron, Cats and Dogs, Figures in Folk Art, Carnivals and Arcades, Visions of Space & UFOs in Art, and Folk Erotica. We are al...Read More

American Primitive Gallery

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Antique 1890-1899 United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Carved wood horse with a broad neck and great lines. An unknown folk artist would have carved this horse with old dark finish with a varnish coat. The head has a white marking as wel...
Jim Bauer
Offered By American Primitive Gallery
1990-1999 United States Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Aluminum
Jim Bauer has collected aluminium kitchenware for years and he assembles art pieces putting together fanciful assemblages. This figure incorporating a vintage coffee pot has colored ...
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Vintage 1960-1969 United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Metal
Sometimes the people working in different trades will use their skill to create art. That was probably the case with the plumber who made this metal man using plumbing parts to make...
Edward Nagrodzki
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Vintage 1970-1979 United States Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Stone
Edward Nagrodzki (1915-1999) was an inventor, self-taught artist and political activist in New York. He had patented inventions that were practical as well as working on interstellar...
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
One of a kind carved wood whirligig figure with black and white paint and metal arms.
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Antique Late 19th Century United States Folk Art Toys
Fabric
From a Pennsylvania collection of cloth folk dolls comes this well dressed doll with sewn on human hair. The face is drawn on and there is in use wear to the head. There is a white c...
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Antique 1900-1909 United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Iron
The art of the blacksmith in a nonfunctional sculpture probably made as a gift. After making endless utilitarian pieces of iron work. The unknown creator has formed the iron into a f...
Jimmy Lee Sudduth
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1990-1999 United States Primitive Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Jimmy Lee Sudduth (1910-2007) was a self-taught artist from near Fayette, Alabama that had a style his own and was known for using native clay and earth pigments in his paintings. Hi...
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Antique 1880-1889 United States Folk Art Toys
Fabric
An early boys doll with fancy pants and jacket with head made for a stitched leather child's glove and red leather boots. The eyes are applied black shoe buttons. The doll came with ...
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Weathervanes
Wood
Flying Canada goose carving with extended neck and legs pulled up in the back. There is a hole in the bottom where it was attached and used as a weathervane or trade sign. It had wi...
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Vintage 1940-1949 United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Complex wind animated whirligig with a pair of figures moving back and forth on a platform. Lightly weathered old paint on the wood structure. Mounted over metal base.
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Carved and painted wood Indian with braided hair. One of a group of carvings by an unknown maker originally found in an Ohio chicken coop. Related figures are illustrated in 20th ce...

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