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Mennonite Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt
Stella Rubin
Mennonite Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1880s American Quilts
Wool
While the barnraising log cabin is a very quilt traditional pattern, this example looks far more modern than one expects from the late 19th century when it was made. The magenta fabric ...
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Antique Native American Polychrome Pottery Jar, Ac...
Native American Art
Antique 19th Century American Native American Objects
Built by hand from native clay by an American Indian potter at Acoma Pueblo and expertly hand-painted with slip glazes in a sophisticated composition comprised of stylized botanical and...
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19th Century Welsh Monoxyle Bread Stamp
Raphael Bedos
19th Century Welsh Monoxyle Bread Stamp
Antique 19th Century Welsh More Folk Art
Amazing monoxyle bread stamp with a remarkable work of hollowing all over the main piece but also on the chain holding the little bucket, all the little loops do not have any opening, t...
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Folk Art Carving Painted Rooster
East Meets West Antiques
Folk Art Carving Painted Rooster
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
This hand-carved and original painted wood rooster has glass eyes and minor cracks in wood. The condition is good with a wonderful undisturbed surface. Great patina.
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Anatolian "Grain Sack"
Double Knot
Anatolian "Grain Sack"
Mid-20th Century Kilim Rugs
A tribal cargo bag from Southeastern Turkey, flat-woven with an intricate brocaded panel in the front. Woven exclusively for domestic use, with very little change over generations, thes...
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Leather Rhinoceros by Omersa for Abercrombie & Fit...
Dimitri Omersa
Vintage 1960s English Sculptures and Carvings
Handsome Rhinoceros designed by Dimitri Omersa for Abercrombie & Fitch as a store display in the 1960s. Great patina to leather.
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Antique Japanese Noh Theatre Mask, Edo Period, 18t...
Antique Mid-18th Century Japanese Edo Masks
Antique Japanese carved and lacquered Noh Theatre mask on stand, Edo period, 18th Century. Dimensions: H 21 cm x W 14 cm x D 8 cm.
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Black Hawk Weathervane
Jeffrey Tillou Antiques
Black Hawk Weathervane
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Weathervanes
Copper, Zinc
Attributed to Harris & Co., Boston, Massachusetts circa 1875-1890. Copper, copper tubing, zinc Condition: Excellent condition, exceptional verdigris surface. The Black Hawk weatherv...
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Rare 1970s Handmade Textile Art Wall Hanging Depic...
Unknown
Vintage 1970s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Midcentury 1970s handmade quilted mixed-media textile wall hanging consisting of 12 panels depicting the incremental transformation of a figure from male to female and back again. The f...
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Exceptional Single Plank Tripod Wine Table
English Painted Furniture
Single plank tripod wine table with revolving top raised on Silhouette “Human” leg tripod base of vernacular “Manx” form honey colored and well patinated elm and oak English, circa 1770...
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Pair of Round Seated Windsor Chairs
Robert Young Antiques
Pair of Round Seated Windsor Chairs
Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Painted Furniture
With bobtail bracing spindles and splayed turned legs Joined by “H” Stretchers. Various indigenous timbers with historic painted surface. English, circa 1850. Provenance: Reputedly...
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Folk Carved Frame with Original Mirror, Chicago, c...
American Folk Art Mirrors
Mahogany
Large, folky carved frame with terrific pediment top, whimsey carved finials and scalloped edge against original mirror. Highly decorated with applied, carved leaves, lyre, cutouts and ...
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William Matthew Prior, American, Active in Massach...
Antique 1830s American Folk Art Paintings
William Matthew Prior (1806-1873) Portrait of a Young Girl in a Plaid Dress Holding a Bouquet of Flowers New England Unsigned, ca. 1835-1840. Oil on board, in a period black painte...
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Pictorial Yeibichai Weaving from Lukachukai Tradin...
Navajo Indian Art
20th Century American Native American Objects
Wool
A pictorial rug with six Yei figures. Originated at Lukachukai Trading Post in Arizona. Expertly woven of native handspun wool with aniline dye. This textile is well suited for use...
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Australian Aboriginal Painting, Kapi Tjukurrpa by ...
Maureen Poulson Napangardi
21st Century and Contemporary Australian Modern Tribal Art
This small painting is a fine example of contemporary Australian Aboriginal Painting, an art movement that, over the past few decades, has revolutionised Australian art by combining anc...
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Pink Checkers Boucherouite Rug
Double Knot
Pink Checkers Boucherouite Rug
Late 20th Century Tribal Rugs
A Moroccan rag rug, woven entirely with cut-up pieces of fabric from old clothes, etc. - boucherouite means rag or torn cloth in Moroccan Arabic. A relatively recent phenomenon, such we...
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White Horse with Painted Saddle
Cupboards and Roses Swedish Antiques
White Horse with Painted Saddle
Antique Mid-19th Century Swedish Folk Art Toys
Toy horse in original paint, Sweden, circa 1860, with leather ears and horse hair tail. Charming blue spots and unusually a painted saddle blanket. Wonderful quizzical expression.
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"Fragments" Sculpture by Dennis Gallagher
Vintage 1970s American Brutalist Sculptures and Carvings
Dennis Gallagher was well known for his abstractions, often fabricating large clay structures that evoked fragments, memories or ruins of architecture. He was also a teacher at the San ...
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Fantastic West Anatolian "Jijim"
Double Knot
Fantastic West Anatolian "Jijim"
Mid-20th Century Kilim Rugs
A wonderful old tribal flat-weave from Western Turkey, woven in the intricate "jijim" brocading technique, featuring a complex design of interlocking multicolored hooks. The lively colo...
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Plains Indian Beaded Knife Sheath, Sioux, 19th Cen...
Sioux Indian Art
Antique 19th Century American Native American Objects
Constructed of native tanned hide, this knife sheath is expertly beaded in blue, yellow, black and red trade beads with stylized tepee and geometric motif. Suspension is fully beaded in...
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Architectural Pottery by David Cressey
David Cressey
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Large drip glazed vessel for indoor or outdoor use. Drilled for drainage.
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Antique School Restroom Bronze Signs
Architectural Anarchy
Antique School Restroom Bronze Signs
Vintage 1920s American Schoolhouse Signs
Antique school restroom bronze signs.
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Dagara Phallic Shrine Fetish
Trilogy Antiques + Design
Dagara Phallic Shrine Fetish
Early 20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Tribal Art
Carved and wonderfully weathered Dagara figurative ritual object with male and female attributes. Mounted on custom metal base.
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Mid-Century Wire and Cardboard Rooster Sculpture
Unknown
Vintage 1950s Mexican Sculptures and Carvings
A wonderful study of a rooster in wire and painted cardboard by an anonymous artist whose dexterity suggests he might have been an artisan adept at the art of fashioning the figures kno...
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'Makani' Australian Aboriginal Fish Sculpture
JGM Art
'Makani' Australian Aboriginal Fish Sculpture
Nawurapu Wununmurra
21st Century and Contemporary Australian Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Nawurapu Wununmurra "Makani" Natural Ochres on Kapok Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art Nawurapu Wununmurra is a senior artist at Buku-Larrngay Mulka and has been awarded nume...
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19th Century Original Paint Decorated Tabletop Apo...
Unknown
Antique Mid-19th Century American More Folk Art
This amazing fancy paint decorated tabletop 19th century apothecary cabinet has all the original drawers and hardware with tiny cut nail construction. The decoration has a hex sign or P...
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Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula, Australian Abor...
21st Century and Contemporary Australian Organic Modern Tribal Art
Mitjili Napurrula is an artist with an astonishing eye for form and color. Her deceptively simple painting style comes fascinatingly close to the late works of Matisse, though these art...
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Horse and Jockey Weathervane
Jeffrey Tillou Antiques
Horse and Jockey Weathervane
Antique Late 19th Century North American Folk Art Weathervanes
Attributed to Cushing and white, Waltham, Massachusetts, circa 1880-1890. Copper, copper tubing, cast iron, zinc Condition: Fine condition, minor imperfections, retains traces of origin...
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1950s Neon Sign Liquors
Architectural Anarchy
1950s Neon Sign Liquors
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
1950s neon sign LIQUORS. New neon and new wiring.
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Native American Pipe Bowl, Northwest Coast, 20th C...
Native American Art
Antique Late 19th Century American Native American Objects
Stone
Intricately carved from argillite. Custom Display Stand is included. Expedited and International Shipping is available; please contact us for an estimate.
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Monumental Sterling Silver Taxco Mexico Sombrero
Mid-20th Century Mexican Rancho Monterey More Folk Art
This extra large sterling silver sombrero is stamped Taxco Mexico and sterling 925. This very heavy sterling silver hat has a eagle engraved with a snake in its mouth and roped border. ...
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Impressive Complex Tramp Art Mirror with Stars
American Folk Art Mirrors
Wood
An impressive tramp art mirror embellished with deep layers of saw-toothed layered designs, stars and leaves. The frame incorporates a complex design in a highly decorative format. ...
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Early 1900s Rare Owl Chocolate Mold
American Garage
Early 1900s Rare Owl Chocolate Mold
More Folk Art
Early 1900s rare metal three dimensional chocolate mold in the form of an owl, original condition
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African Textile by Kuba
Enrica Pasino
African Textile by Kuba
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Congolese Folk Art Tribal Art
Cotton, Raffia
B/1567/5 - African textile from Zaire by Kuba people
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African textile by Kuba, Zaire
Enrica Pasino
African textile by Kuba, Zaire
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Congolese Folk Art Tribal Art
Cotton, Raffia
B/874/1 - Vintage African Kuba textile
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Hand-Carved Wood Study of Reaching Arm
Antique Late 19th Century American More Folk Art
There is a wonderful expressionistic Folk Art style to this carving. There is even a hint of a Black Forest influence. The patina and finish of the dark wood really add to the look. I d...
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Unusual Folk Art Chest of Drawers
Laurin Copen Antiques
Unusual Folk Art Chest of Drawers
Early 20th Century Painted Furniture
Wonderful Folk Art painted dresser with carved wooden pulls and great patina. All drawers work well. Could have casters put on to raise it 11/2-2 inches.
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Beautifully Carved Artists Study of Roman Adolesce...
Antique Late 19th Century Italian Folk Art Masks
I would date this sculpture to the turn of the century. This study/mask was created by a very accomplished artist. The quality of carving and details make this one special.
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Fence Rail Log Cabin Quilt
Stella Rubin
Fence Rail Log Cabin Quilt
Antique 1890s American Quilts
This Fence Rail Log Cabin quilt has an equally dominant secondary pattern. The use of color provides a diagonal design of Straight Furrows as well. The small-scale of the blocks makes...
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Early 20th Century Original Painted Star Game Boar...
Early 20th Century American Country Game Boards
This folky Chinese checkers game board is in all original surface with a wonderful crackle paint. The back is in a coffee colored paint. Condition is very good. This is a handmade board...
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Early 20th Century Salesman's Sample Miniature Roc...
Early 20th Century American Adirondack More Folk Art
This is a wonderful example of a salesman sample or even great for a doll's or teddy bear collector. The condition is very good with the old stain or varnish surface.
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Set of Four Plaques Depicting Champion Show Dogs
Vintage 1930s English Sculptures and Carvings
Four relief-carved plaques depicting champion sporting dogs in the original frames. Bearing the label on the reverse: "J. Hardman; Canine Carver and Artist; "Ellersdene," Oaks Avenue, B...
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Figural Tramp Art Plaque with the Coat of Arms of ...
Antique 1890s American More Folk Art
An unusual heavily symbolic tramp art carved plaque depicting the coat of arms of the Isle of Man, with the Latin phrase Quocunque Jeceris Stabit (whichever way you throw it, it will st...
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G. Wetzel, Oil on canvas, Signed, circa 1940, Fran...
Wetzel
Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Paintings
G. Wetzel, Oil on canvas, Natural pine frame, "Still Life with Blue Pot" Signed lower right, Circa 1940, France. Height: 95 cm, width: 75 cm, depth: 5 cm.
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Early 1900s Rare Alphabet Chocolate Mold
American Garage
Early 1900s Rare Alphabet Chocolate Mold
More Folk Art
Rare early 1900s metal chocolate mold in alphabet and zero to nine numbers form, all in original and excellent condition.
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Early American 48 Star Flag, Very Large
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Early Victorian Political and Patriotic Memorab...
A great piece of early American history. This antique flag is waiting to be admired be any proud American. 48 stars, made in Hartford CT, by Simons & Rex. Has age, discoloration, light ...
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Rare 19th Century 'Seven Deadly Sins' Pipe Rack or...
Antique Late 19th Century French Carnival Art
Plaster
Doesn't this item make you smile? Your looking at seven grotesque, detailed carved heads with rather funny or sinister faces, each with a unique expression and all wearing a hat or a ...
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Pair of Late 19th Century Indian Clubs with Origin...
Antique 1880s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Pair of Indian clubs or juggling pins with amazing original alligatored paint surface. Indian clubs rose to popularity in the US during the health craze of the late Victorian era. Three...
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39 Star Printed Cotton Parade Flag
Cottage + Camp
39 Star Printed Cotton Parade Flag
Antique 1880s American Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Printed cotton flag with a lively field of 39 stars. A rare unofficial flag from 1889 when flag-makers anticipated the Dakota Territory as a single 39th state, not North and South Dakot...
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African Textile
Enrica Pasino
African Textile
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Congolese Folk Art Tribal Art
B/1702, vintage Kuba textile, from Zaire. Ideal for pillows or wall panel.
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Vintage Enamel Advertising Sign Ajja Tobacco, 1950
Retro Station
Vintage Enamel Advertising Sign Ajja Tobacco, 1950...
Mid-20th Century Belgian Signs
Enamel
Vintage nice looking Enamel Advertising Sign for tobacco. Beautiful design of two men smoking a sigaret and a pipe. Ajja tobacco sign is dated (1950) and made for the British Americ...
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Collection of 15 'Bottletop' Dolls, circa 1960s
Decoratum
Collection of 15 'Bottletop' Dolls, circa 1960s
Vintage 1960s American Toys
Unusual collection of 15 'Bottletop' dolls. Although we purchased these dolls in France, we believe they originated in America.
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Stylized Folk Art Dala Horse Pull Toy
Antique 1860s Swedish Toys
Of traditional form on four wheeled platform base pine and birch with traces of original “Rosemaling” decoration the platform scratch carved with letter “E” Swedish, Dalarna region, cir...
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Gilded Vintage Porcelain Umbrella Stand
Vintage 1940s Ceramics
Gilded vintage porcelain umbrella stand. The umbrella stand measure 19 inches high x 9.5 diameter.
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Aluminum 'Push' Door Handle, circa 1930
Vintage 1930s More Folk Art
Unusual large-scale aluminum door handle with cut-out lettering 'Push', more than likely used in a commercial setting, as found surface, circa 1930.
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Eight Foot Long BAR Cutaway Teaching Model
20th Century Industrial Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
The Browning Automatic Rifle "BAR". This is the largest and hardest to find of all the cut-away all metal training guns. It's eight foot long and in wonderful original condition. Way to...
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Late 19th Century "Toasted Hot Dogs" Double Sided ...
Antique 1890s North American Folk Art Signs
Iron, Wood
The best subject matter! Late 19th century handpainted American trade sign. Very heavy wood construction with iron strapping. This sign is double sided. One side was exposed to the elem...
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18th Century Lys Flower Bread Stamp
Antique 18th Century French More Folk Art
Beautiful turning work on this wooden bread stamp, featuring a Lys flower on one side and a geometrical design on the other side. Bread and butter were the basics of French folks all...
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