Folk Art Sculptures

Majolica Tromp L'oeil Crab Dish, Alvaro Jose, Caldas Da Rainha
Majolica Tromp L'oeil Crab Dish, Alvaro Jose, C...
Antique Late 19th Century Portuguese Folk Art More Dining and Entertaining
Majolica, Pottery
Majolica Tromp L'oeil Crab Dish, Alvaro Jose, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, circa 1890. The circular green dish depicts a large spider crab in the center raised up on its long legs ...
Swedish Antique Toy Rocking Horse, All Original, Circa 1870
Swedish Antique Toy Rocking Horse, All Original...
Antique 19th Century Swedish Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Leather, Paint, Iron
Offered by Dienst + Dotter Antikviteter, Swedish antique toy rocking horse, origin: Sweden, circa 1870. Beautiful, untouched, original condition including the paint, leather saddle,...
Large Folk Art Model Eiffel Tower
Large Folk Art Model Eiffel Tower
Matthew M. Orante
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Models and Miniatures
Large Folk Art model Eiffel tower. Created by Matthew M. Orante using 783 pieces of wood. Model accompanied by original newspaper article.
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Mother with Son
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Mother wit...
Cícero Rodrigues
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
“Mother with Son” (originally entitled “Mulher com Filho”) is a unique piece by the Brazilian artist Cícero Rodrigues, from Petrolina, Pernambuco. Through the wood-carving, the artis...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Ballerina
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Ballerina
Cícero Rodrigues
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Unique piece by the Brazilian artist Cícero Rodrigues, from Petrolina, Pernambuco. This is one of the many wooden ballerinas from his collection. His ballerinas represent the female ...
Mestre Fida's "Ilha De Páscoa" Wood and Stone Easter Island
Mestre Fida's "Ilha De Páscoa" Wood and Stone E...
Mestre Fida
2010s Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Mestre Fida's Easter Island (originally entitled "Ilha de Páscoa") is an unique sculpture made of wood and stones, suggesting the traditional Easter Island, but though his own vision...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Ballerina
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Ballerina
Cícero Rodrigues
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Unique piece by Brazilian artist Cícero Rodrigues, from Petrolina, Pernambuco. This is one of the many wooden ballerinas from his collection. His ballerinas represent the female body...
Brazilian Hand-carved Wood Sculpture Men
Brazilian Hand-carved Wood Sculpture Men
Caboeta
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Caboeta's hand-carved wood sculpture “Men” (originally entitled "Homens") is a great example of a bridge between cultural tradition and contemporary art. The Brazilian artist likes ...
Brazilian Hand-Crafted Ceramic Sculpture Woman with Baby
Brazilian Hand-Crafted Ceramic Sculpture Woman ...
Tribo Kadiweu
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Ceramic
This is a rare sculpture from the Kadiweu Tribe in Brazil’s Midwest. It’s very difficult to enter this tribe, only with the right companions, because the indigenous often lock themse...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Heart
Unknown
2010s Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Originally entitled “Coração”, this is an unique piece by the Brazilian artist Nilo, from Juazeiro, Pernambuco. It represents a heart and an eye merging with each other in nature, al...
Brazilian Wax and Wood Sculpture Bugres Collection
Mariano Neto
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
This is a collection from Mariano Neto, originally entitled “Coleção de Bugres”. The artist is the grandson of Conceição dos Bugres, whose style he incorporated in his own art pieces...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Heads Totem
Unknown
2010s Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Originally entitled “Totem de Cabeças”, this is a hand-carved wooden sculpture by Racar, a Brazilian artist from Juazeiro, Pernambuco. It’s a contemporary representation of men. The ...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Arrocha Boy
Cícero Rodrigues
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Originally entitled “Menino do Arrocha”, this is another piece by the artist Cícero Rodrigues, from Petrolina, Pernambuco (Brazil). The hand-carved wooden sculpture represents a youn...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Dogs
Marcos Costa
2010s Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
The Brazilian artist Marcos Costa represents the backwoods in a new way, through it's animals. In this piece he creates the dog, the man's best friend that sticks by his side even in...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Head
Aberaldo Santos
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
The hand-carved wood head is a symbol of a typical Brazilian man by Aberaldo Santos, an artist from Pernambuco. He unites the classical themes such as the man from the backwoods with...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Head
Aberaldo Santos
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
The hand-carved wood head is a symbol of a typical Brazilian man by Aberaldo Santos, an artist from Pernambuco. He unites the classical themes such as the man from the backwoods with...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Today We H...
Cícero Rodrigues
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
In this unique piece, the Brazilian artist Cícero Rodrigues represents the arrival of the itinerant circus in town, like a metaphor to Brazil’s political situation. Hand-carved by th...
Brazilian Wood Sculpture Pregnant Woman
Paulo Sérgio
2010s Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Paulo Sérgio is an artist from Brazilian backwoods, a very poor and dry region. In his works he usually represents the reality of his people and birthplace: Juazeiro, Pernambuco. “Pr...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Horse
Unknown
2010s Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
A strong, hand-carved wooden sculpture of a horse, originally from Petrolina, Pernambuco (Brazil). The artist, known as Mestre Pintor, represents the horse but keeps much of the orig...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Labigó
Unknown
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
This is a hand-carved and hand-painted wooden sculpture, representing a reptile found in Brazil. The artist, Iris, from the Association Mestre Noza, becomes from Juazeiro do Norte, C...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Little Clown
Márcio Lira
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Originally entitled “Palhacinho”, the light hand-carved wood sculpture by Márcio Lira becomes from Igarassu, Pernambuco (Brazil). The artist likes figurative figures and often repres...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Little Clown
Márcio Lira
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Originally entitled “Palhacinho”, the light hand-carved wood sculpture by Márcio Lira becomes from Igarassu, Pernambuco (Brazil). The artist likes figurative figures and often repres...
Brazilian Hand-Crafted Ceramic Sculpture Alligator
Tribo Kadiweu
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Ceramic
This is a rare sculpture from the Kadiweu Tribe in Brazil’s Midwest. It’s very difficult to enter this tribe, only with the right companions, because the indigenous often lock themse...
Midcentury Brass and Copper Pelican Sculpture
Sergio Bustamante
20th Century Mexican Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Amusing mixed metal pelican sculpture crafted in brass, copper, and silvered metal in a distinctive and captivating composition that combines technique with attitude.
Diracca Hand-Carved Stone Head, Spain
Mid-20th Century Spanish Folk Art Figurative Sculptures
Sandstone
A hand-carved stone stylized head by Diracca, Spain, circa 1940.
Handmade Articulated Wood Automoton Figural Dol...
Early 20th Century Folk Art Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures
Leather, Wood
Spectacular Handmade collectible curiosity articulated wooden stationary automaton doll. Intricate metal jointed moveable parts, move with your hand. Crafted of vintage wooden pieces...
18th-19th Century Carved Slave's Mask Depicting...
Antique Early 19th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Glass, Wood
Unique carved mask made by a slave, depicting his or her master. Over enhanced facial features are apparent while blue glass eyes distract from the slits where the user would see thr...
Bird Bowl, Ceramic Sculpture by Ardmore from So...
Qiniso Mungwe, Siyabonga Mabaso
21st Century and Contemporary South African Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
Bird bowl, ceramic sculpture by Ardmore from South Africa. Sculpted by Qiniso Mungwe, painted by Siyabonga Mabaso 25" x 17" x 7" H. Ardmore ceramic art was established by Fée Halste...
20th Century Kamba Tribal Colonial Carving, Kenya
20th Century Kenyan Folk Art Tribal Art
Wood
An early colonial carving from Kenya. There is a rich tradition of carving colonial figures for sale to European colonists throughout Africa. Many of these master carvers carved f...
Rare Cast Iron Bulding Fenders or Carriage Guides
Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Balustrades and Fixtures
RARE CAST IRON BUILDING FENDERS/ CARRIAGE GUIDES IN THE FORM OF HORSE HOOVES, ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM ADAMS, PHILADELPHIA, CA 1870-90: Pair of cast iron fenders, used to steer carriag...
Rare Pair of Fireman's Axe Parade Torches
20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures
Rare pair of fireman’s axe parade torches, 1860-1880: Pair of fireman’s axe parade torches with traditional wooden axe handles and the heads made of tin acting as receptacles ...
Scandinavian Folk Art Object Made Around 1800
Antique Early 19th Century Scandinavian Folk Art Sculptures
Bronze, Wood
This Scandinavian implement was made around 1800, possibly in Sweden, for folding linen. It is carved from wood, and is now dramatically mounted on a modern bronze stand.
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Roots
Aparecido Gonzaga Alves
2010s Folk Art Abstract Sculptures
Wood
Originally entitled “Raízes”, the hand-carved wood sculpture by Aparecido Gonzaga Alves becomes from Ilha do Ferro, Alagoas (Brazil). It represents, in an abstract way, the interior ...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture House Moving
José Abias da Silva
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
: Piece from the Brazilian artist José Abias da Silva, who becomes from Igarassu, Pernambuco. The sculpture is originally entitled "A Mudança", which means "The Move" and represents ...
Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture Frevo Dancers
Cícero Rodrigues
2010s Brazilian Folk Art Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Originally called “Dançarinos de Frevo”, this piece is an unique hand-carved wood sculpture by Cícero Rodrigues, from Petrolina, Pernambuco (Brazil). The artist often represents danc...
Carved American Carnival Head, circa 1890s
Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
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.
Pair of Black Smith Art Sculptures of a Bicycli...
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures
Iron
Fabulous pair of hand-forged iron sculptures from a black smith, circa 1900s of man on a bicycle with a cigar and a hunter with his dog, bird and gun. The bicyclist sits on a iron ba...
Folk Art Gentlemen Wooden Carved Portrait - Ame...
Unknown
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Very nice unrestored Folk Art carved head. It’s a hand-carved wooden bust of a gentlemen. Very nice patina.
Big Red Bird, Oversized Folk Art Sculpture by S...
Steven Huneck
1990s American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Steel, Resin, Wood, Reclaimed Wood
This wonderful giant-size bird of Vermont hardwood was carved and painted by the artist Stephen Huneck of St. Johnsbury, Vermont, in 1994 at the height of his career. It is sold imme...
Austrian Hound Lifesize Cold Painted Antique
Antique Late 19th Century Austrian Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Terracotta
A rare and charming lifesize model of a hound with an outstanding face. This dog is a hunter, sturdy, and muscular he has acute scenting powers to follow a trail and has great stamin...
Monkey Mask Ceramic Sculpture by Ardmore from S...
Engelbert Nyoni
21st Century and Contemporary South African Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
Monkey Mask, ceramic sculpture by Ardmore from South Africa. Sculpted and painted by Engelbert Nyoni. Ardmore ceramic art was established by Fée Halsted and is situated in the foot...
Hoopoe Dish AAA, Ceramic Sculpture by Ardmore f...
Octavia Mazibuko, Thembi Kikala
21st Century and Contemporary South African Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
Hoopoe dish AAA, ceramic sculpture by Ardmore from South Africa. Sculpted by Octavia Mazibuko, painted by Thembi Kikala measures 24" x 13" x 9" H. Ardmore ceramic art was establishe...
Japanese Shi Shi, Kyoto
Antique 19th Century Japanese Folk Art More Asian Art, Objects and Furni...
Wood
Japanese shi shi (lion) from Kyoto. Protector and vehicle for monju buddha. Signed. 1200201-1500010
Sculpture of Mother and Child
20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures
A painted and signed wood sculpture of a mother and child, beautiful in its pureness and simplicity.
Horse Head Trade Sign, Last Quarter of the 19th...
Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Sculptures
An exceptional, painted American trade sign made from carved wood in the full-bodied form of a race horse’s head. Wonderful movement, tremendous folk character and great early paint ...
Cuttlebone Necklace from Indonesia
2010s Balinese Folk Art Mounted Objects
Shell
A decorative necklace from Indonesia, made of black cuttlefish bones. A singular piece of Balinese handcraft that will add an exotic touch to any eclectic decor. Mounted on a black m...
Antique Staffordshire Figure Group 'Babes in th...
Antique 1790s English Folk Art Figurative Sculptures
Pottery
"Babes in the Wood" is an affectionate 18th century Pratt Ware pottery figure group of two young girls in an arbor. They appear to have been picking fruits which are now in their lap...
Early 19th Century American Yellow Ware & Manga...
Unknown
Antique Early 19th Century American Folk Art Ceramics
Earthenware
An unusual Primitive American Yellow ware still bank, a seated Spaniel, early 19th Century. From the West Virginia region and decorated with Manganese and touches of copper glaze to ...
Large Monkey Teapot Ceramic Sculpture by Ardmor...
Ardmore Ceramic Art
21st Century and Contemporary South African Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
Monkey teapot AAA, ceramic sculpture by Ardmore from South Africa. Sculpted by Lovemore Sithole and Sfiso Mvelase, painted by Roux Gwala. 2016 is the year of the Monkey in the Chines...
Merganser Hen Decoy, 1890-1920
Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Decoys
Merganser hen, a working, paint-decorated decoy made from carved wood with glass eyes in the period between 1890 and 1920. A beautiful example with original, untouched, paint-decorat...
Allmoge 18th Century Dala Horse, Origin, Sweden...
Antique 18th Century Swedish Folk Art Toys
Leather, Wood, Paint
A charming, Allmoge Swedish 18th century data horse, origin: Sweden, circa 1750, hand-carved with original paint and leather.
Couple of 19th Century French Snipe Decoys
Antique 19th Century French Folk Art Decoys
Wood
Nice couple of French Snipe decoys, France 19th century.Weathered, small losses.Measurement is of the largest one and includes the base.  
Antique Bronze Trays from Thailand, Mid-19th Ce...
Antique Mid-19th Century Thai Folk Art Mounted Objects
Bronze
The beautiful patina created through time confers these antique trays their particular appeal as exotic, singular decor accessories, especially when more than one is used as a group....
Three Vintage Folk Art Guatemalan Gourd Rattles
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Guatemalan Folk Art Primitives
Offered by James Eddy Three vintage Folk Art Guatemalan Gourd Rattles A lot of three superb vintage Guatemalan gourd rattles (chin chin) with colorful hand painted graphics. Each...
19th Century English Carved Stone Squirrel on B...
Antique 19th Century English Folk Art Statues
Stone
What a lovely figure! Well-executed by an anonymous sculptor, this charming limestone squirrel almost reaches out to you as he climbs along a branch enroute to the bird feeder. Beaut...
Three Black Duck Decoys Martha's Vineyard by Be...
Ben Smith
Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Pine
Three Martha's Vineyard black duck decoys attributed to Ben Smith - Original paint on all - Minor chipping from Use - circa 1900 - Two are hollow carved, one is solid body.     
Folk Art Hand Carved Terra Cotta Squirrel Sculp...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Terracotta
A hand made, American folk art carved and well modeled terra cotta sculpture of a squirrel, on its two hind legs nibbling on an acorn, on a square plinth base.
Tall Faux Bois Midcentury Tree Trunk Style Amer...
20th Century American Folk Art Abstract Sculptures
Concrete
This tall midcentury tree-trunk style faux bois alter/niche is attributed to the popular Mexican/American folk artist Dionicio Rodríguez (1891–1955). This vintage work of American fo...
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