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Swedish Birch hook 1886
Located in Farsta, SE
A large pine hook made in 1886 in Sweden is a historical tool used for various purposes. Pine or birch hooks, often made from a sturdy piece of wood, were commonly used in agricultur...
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1880s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Antique Folk Art

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Birch

After Jean Louis Grégoire Spelter Figure "Boy Playing Pipe"
Located in Los Angeles, CA
After Jean Louis Grégoire (France, 1840-1890) A Charming French 19th-20th Century Patinated Spelter Figure of "The Animal Charmer", depicting a sta...
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Early 1900s French Folk Art Antique Folk Art

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Marble, Spelter

Early 20th Century Mechanical Toy from Kobe, Japan
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early 20th century mechanical toy from Kobe, Japan. This small mechanical toy was made in Kobe, Japan. This is the classic doll of a man chopping an...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Folk Art

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Wood

Oaxaca Black Clay Tzinacan Decorative Burnished Polished Fired Oxygen Reduction
Located in London, GB
Tzinacan is the Nahuatl word for bat, and it is our gift for the bats represented in many ceramic pre-hispanic pieces. Bats have been part of the mythology of the cultures of pre-Hi...
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2010s Mexican American Colonial Folk Art

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Clay

Monumental 1930s Wood No Smoking Sign from New York City
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monumental hand carved wood sign from the 1930s. Made by H.H. Upham & Co. Interestingly, this company owned a huge sign manufacturing business in the ...
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1930s American Vintage Folk Art

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Wood

Miniature Travelling Chess Set Game handmade & Pokerwork Board / Box, Circa 1900
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a high quality handmade Miniature or travelling wood chess set game of 32 pieces in its own lidded pokerwork decorated box, which we date to the English Edwardian period, circa 1900. This piece is all handmade. The chess set is complete with 32 wood chess pieces. The box is also handmade of wood, opening up to make a pokerwork chess board with further pokerwork design to the sides. All the pieces are hand carved, probably from boxwood with the black ones stained . The box has metal hinges and a brass fastener to keep the lid securely closed, with the pieces inside. Overall a quality antique handmade, complete, travelling chess set...
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Late 19th Century British Edwardian Antique Folk Art

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Brass

A Very Rare Long Maori Paddle ‘Hoe’
Located in London, GB
A Very Rare Long Maori Paddle ‘Hoe’ Superb colour and patina Wood Maori / New Zealand Late 18th / early 19th Century Size: 217cm long - 85½ ins long Provenance: W.D. Webster, B...
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Late 18th Century New Zealand Antique Folk Art

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Wood

Jim Rose Barn House Structure, Welded Steel Sculpture Made with Salvaged Steel
Located in Chicago, IL
This is a welded steel sculpture made by furniture creator Jim Rose. It is sustainable design created from salvaged and recycled steel panels left over from his larger projects. These sculptures reference traditional American Folk Art barn...
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2010s American Folk Art Folk Art

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Steel

1920s Mills 1 cent Wizard Fortune Teller, Chicago, Mills Novelty Co.
Located in Buffalo, NY
1920s Mills 1 cent Wizard Fortune Teller, Chicago, Mills Novelty Co..Tabletop fortune telling machine in a wooden cabinet. window with working question lever. coin slot and button on...
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1920s American Art Deco Vintage Folk Art

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Aluminum

1814 Light Blue Floral Painted Cabinet
Located in Albignasego, IT
Light blue Tyrolean wardrobe dated 1814 Measurements: H.178 cm – L.132 cm (140 at the frames) – D.48 cm (52 at the frames) Tyrolean wardrobe, with two doors, entirely painted in li...
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1810s Italian Neoclassical Antique Folk Art

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Fir

Chasing Star Performing a Dance - Kachina Doll by Rena Jean (Whitehorse)
Located in Soquel, CA
Chasing Star Performing a Dance - Kachina Doll by Rena Jean (Whitehorse) Brightly painted, dynamic sculpture by Rena W. Jean ( Rena Whitehorse Jean) Hopi. The figure is dressed in o...
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1990s American Native American Folk Art

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Fur, Leather, Wood, Paint, Feathers

1934 Tin Sign Belgian Beer Wielemans
Located in Antwerp, BE
1934 Tin sign for Belgian Beer of the brand Wielemans. An antique sign - advertising sign from the Art Deco period. This embossed metal sign was designed for the dark beer called ...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Art Deco Folk Art

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Tin

Maitland Smith Hand Painted Neoclassical 4-Panel Folding Screen Room Divider
Located in Chattanooga, TN
Opulent, large scale, Maitland Smith hand-painted room divider folding screen. The Greco-Roman themed folding screen features neoclassical architecture and sculpture as decadent as t...
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1990s Philippine Hollywood Regency Folk Art

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Canvas, Hardwood

Rare 19thc 3Pcs. Sponge Pitcher & Slop Bucket Set W/ Toothbrush Holder
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19Thc Sponge ware pottery slop bucket & pitcher with a toothbrush holder.These were used at the wash stands in the 19thc. Sold as a three piece set.Notice the wide stripe around each...
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Late 19th Century American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

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Pottery

Art Nouveau Moriz Jung Cabaret Fledermaus Vienna Enameled Advertising Sign
Located in Vienna, AT
A domed, black & white enameled Art Nouveau advertising sign for Cabaret Fledermaus in Vienna. Artwork by Moriz Jung from the early 1900s, the production date is around the 1960s. Hi...
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Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Antique Folk Art

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Metal, Enamel, Iron

Antique Persian Sultanabad Carpet Green, Coral-Red, Light Blue, Gold and Ivory
Located in Port Washington, NY
In 1883, Ziegler and Co., of Manchester, England, established a Persian carpet manufacture in Sultanabad, Iran, employing designers from major Western department stores, like B. Altm...
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19th Century Persian Sultanabad Antique Folk Art

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Wool

A Roman gold pendant with portrait cameo
Located in UTRECHT, UT
The loop attached to an oval fitting with radiant decoration. The cameo made of agate, showing the profile of a female bust with hair pinned up. The portrait in the style of Faustina...
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15th Century and Earlier Italian Classical Roman Antique Folk Art

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Gold

A Roman bronze head attachment of a youth
Located in UTRECHT, UT
A finely detailed appliqué with the face of a youth, wavy hair framing the circular face, with well defined eyes, pierced for inlays. 5.5 cm (h) Provenance: Ex Jean-Phillipe Mari...
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15th Century and Earlier Italian Classical Roman Antique Folk Art

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Bronze

Kozak Saddlebags
Located in New York, NY
An old tribal bag, originally meant to be carried over the shoulder or the back of a donkey. A very nice example with lots of details. Can be used in a variety of ways - wall hangin...
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1960s Turkish Vintage Folk Art

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Brocade, Goat Hair, Wool

Found and Salvaged Industrial Steel Object Sculpture Arrangement
Located in Chicago, IL
Made from found industrial objects, this face takes on different looks at every angle. A wedge, sprockets, gears are adhered to a found painted steel plate to complete this "Flatlay Face" Jim Rose Flatlay Face No. 07, 2021 found industrial objects 3.25h x 8.25w x 8.25d in 8.26h x 20.95w x 20.95d cm JR0301 Jim Rose b. 1966, d. 2023 Bio Born in Indiana, Jim Rose lived in Europe until he returned to the United States to attend college. After one year at Bard College, Jim transferred to the School of the Art Institute in Chicago (SAIC) where he graduated in 1988 with a BFA. His skillful interpretation of the Shaker design is a result of intense research and field study of Shaker furniture, architecture, culture and history. After over two decades of dedicated work, he has mastered the minimalism of the Shaker technique and created his own unique visual vernacular. The quilts of Gee's Bend have become a monumental influence taking this artist's work to new levels of unique interpretation and artistry. His selection of aged steel results in a patina directly related to that of aged wood while his colored strips beautifully mimic worn cloth. Each piece of furniture is masterfully made and intended for daily use. Jim Rose’s steel furniture is featured every year at SOFA Chicago for the past 25 years. Jim Rose b. 1966, Wisconsin Education 1989 B.F.A., Sculpture, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL 1988 Student at Large, Welding Technology, Triton College, Chicago, IL 1985 Undergraduate Photography Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York Awards 2008 Wisconsin Arts Board Fellowship Award, Madison, WI. 2005 Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA 2003 Grant Recipient for Shaker Interpretations in Cast Iron, PA Arts Assoc / WI Arts Board 2003 Arts/Industry Residency Program for Visual Artists, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin Solo Exhibitions 2017 New Work, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 2012 Simply Steel, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI 2007 Variation, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL 2003 New Work, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL 2001 Shaker in Steel / New Work, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL 2000 Shaker in Steel / New Work, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL 1999 Hands and Heart to Steel III, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL National Exhibitions 2017-2018 SOFA Chicago – Gallery Victor Armendariz 2016 - 1995 SOFA Chicago, New York, Palm Beach - Ann Nathan Gallery 2011 - 2002 Art Chicago - Ann Nathan Gallery Group Exhibitions 2017 Coming Attractions: Inaugural Exhibition, Gallery Victor Armendariz, Chicago, IL 2017 Living with Art: The Newman Collection, 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, Oklahoma 2016 Form Follows Function: The Intersection of Art and Craft, The Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, Wi 2015 NEO, Chipstone Foundation, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI 2015 ICFF, Furniture Society, Javits Convention Center, New York City, NY 2013 Vahki Revisited, The Enduring Spirit of a Craft Collection” Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, AZ 2013 Fearless Furniture, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Indianapolis, IN 2013 Inaugural Exhibition, Museum Wisconsin of Art, West Bend, WI 2012 Sitting Pretty: Furniture from RAM’s Collection, Racine Art Museum, WI 2011 Hiding Places: Memory in the Arts, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI 2010 Living with Art, Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua Institution, NY 2009 Summer in Wisconsin, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 2009 High Honors, James Watrous Gallery, Madison, WI 2008 Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, Museum of Art and Design, NY 2007 Transformation 5: Contemporary Works in Found Materials, Art Association, Jackson, WY 2007 Transformation 5: Contemporary Works in Found Materials, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX (traveling exhibition) 2006 Show us Your Drawers, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN 2006 Marriage of the Minds...
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2010s American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Paperweight with Seashore Theme Handmade with Real Sea Shells & Crab, circa 1970
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a beautiful handmade English acrylic paperweight having a seashore theme with real items and dating to the 20th century, circa 1970. This paperweight is handmade of real i...
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20th Century English Folk Art Folk Art

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Acrylic

Giant Excedrin Pill Pop Art
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monumental vintage Excedrin pill in cream plaster/ceramic. 3.75" diameter. Likely used as a store display. Whimsical desktop object or paperweight. Green felted bottom. Great piece o...
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1970s American Vintage Folk Art

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Plaster, Paint

Swedish Gustavian Mora Clock in Original Paint
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A Swedish antique Mora clock dating from ca 1800 in its original paint. The original mechanism, pendulum and weights are included. We do not guarantee functionality. This Grand-fathe...
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Early 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Antique Folk Art

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Pine

Antique Late 1800s Black Forest Pipe with Hand Carved Deer and Stag Sculptures
Located in Lisse, NL
All handcrafted gentleman's or hunter's pipe from circa 1890. For the collectors of antique Black Forest carvings in general and of rare pipes in particular, we also have this Swi...
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19th Century Swiss Black Forest Antique Folk Art

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Metal

Pair of Tonala Mexico Pottery Modernist Horse Figurines Hand Painted
Located in Clifton Springs, NY
A pair of modernist horse figurines, made in Tonala, Mexico, is in a great vintage condition with no signs of use. The figurines are a size of large chopsticks or knife rests, but i...
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Late 20th Century Mexican Folk Art

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Ceramic

Early 20th Century Folk Art English Whirligig/Weathervane Figure
Located in London, GB
Early 20th Century Folk Art English Whirligig/Weathervane Figure A quirky and charming example of an early 20th Century English folk art whirligig / Weathervane Figure. Stood on a r...
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1920s British Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

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Wood

19th Century Brass Pendant on Yellow Multi-Strand Beaded Necklace, Naga, India
Located in Point Richmond, CA
19th century brass pendant on yellow multi-strand beaded necklace, Naga, India A graceful necklace of small yellow glass trade beads bead...
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Early 20th Century Indian Tribal Folk Art

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Brass

Early 20th Century German Folk Art Animated Pull Along Toy
Located in London, GB
Early 20th Century German Folk Art Animated Pull Along Toy A fun, authentic example of an early 20th Century folk art child’s pull along toy. This animated toy works when the wheels turn, the pig jumps forward as the farmers wife chases him with a knife. The women figures arms move up and down of their own accord and are not animated through the mechanism as the pig is. The mechanism is quite simple, as the wheels turn, an angled rod moves forward to push the pig up and down creating a naïve jumping motion. The item is made completely by hand using pine wood. It’s quite naïve in appearance but great fun and a reminder of the long-gone days when toys meant something and were made with love for children...
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1920s German Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

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Pine

Moleskin top hat, with leather hatbox (late 19th - early 20th century)
Located in Oostende, BE
Moleskin top hat, with leather hatbox (late 19th - early 20th century). The hat was made by Berteil Paris (France), an established house existing since 1840. Dimensions: The hat ...
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Early 20th Century French Victorian Folk Art

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Fur, Leather

Antique Folk Art Rocking Horse Sculpture
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A vibrant Antique Folk Art Rocking Horse Sculpture in all original condition. The Horse has a nice Primitive form, beautiful outstretched stride, faceted eyes, iron stirrups, red vi...
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Folk Art

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Metal

1850 Mexican Colonial Style Oil on Copper Religious Painting
Located in Marbella, ES
Antique 1850 Mexican colonial style oil on copper religious painting.
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Mid-19th Century Mexican Antique Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Antique Folk Art Stitched Geometric Patchwork Quilt Blanket Gingham Check
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique hand stitched bedspread / blanket / coverlet / quilt featuring checkered geometric blocks of multicolored gingham, divided by white and...
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Late 20th Century Pastry Shop Sign Patisserie Fine Pies and Pastries
Located in Stamford, CT
Late 20th century reproduction wood hand-painted pastry shop sign Patisserie Fine Pies and Pastries. This is a fun colorful sign perfect for any home or business. Painted on wood pan...
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Late 20th Century English Folk Art

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Wood

Handmade Folk Art Articulated Wooden Figure, 1950s USA
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Interesting wooden mid-century Folk-Art human form from the American east coast. Teaching model illustrating how to properly life a heavy item. Handmade from pine and chipboard with ...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art

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Wood

Cubist Ibibio Puppet Head Brass Eyes Nigeria Early 20th Century stern gaze stand
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early Ibibio puppet head with strong stern expression through tightly closed lips, large brass tack eyes. With wood tenon mounted in custom base. Total height on base 11 1/4 inches ...
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Mid-20th Century Nigerian Tribal Folk Art

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Wood

Small Moroccan "Boucherouite" or Azilal Rug
Located in New York, NY
Small Moroccan "Boucherouite" or Azilal rug. A Moroccan rag rug, woven with cut-up pieces of fabric from old clothes, etc. - boucherouite means rag or t...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Folk Art

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Cotton

Eye and Glasses Window Display Trade Sign
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Eye and Glasses Window Display Trade Sign The sign is made in presses tin, it seems to be hand painted with the slogan Eye Glasses Sold Here The sign is a ...
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1930s Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

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Tin

Vintage Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ken's Auto Repair Sheet Metal Retail Sign
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ken's Auto Repair Sheet Metal Retail Sign. Circa Late 20th Century. Measurements: 36" H x 47.5" W.
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Late 20th Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

Nepalese Sandalwood Buddha Tree, 20th Century
Located in Islamabad, PK
The sculpture, expertly carved from fragrant Nepalese sandalwood, stands as a testament to the rich tradition of wood carving in Nepal. The medium itself adds a sensory dimension to ...
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20th Century Nepalese Folk Art Folk Art

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Sandalwood

Pictorial Indian Weaving Pillows with Birds
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fun group of weaving pillows have the initial E on them and are all have cotton linen backings. Down and feather fill. Sold as a group of three.
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Mid-20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Old Antique Lobi Wooden Female Figure Sculpture Produced in Burkina Faso, Africa
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rare mid century Lobi folk tribal art female figure wooden sculpture produced in Burkina Faso, Africa by anonymous designer in the 1940s. In good original condition. Dimensions: H:...
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1940s Burkinabe Tribal Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Goat Ceramic by Dominique Pouchain
Located in Lasne, BE
Ceramics in the shape of a goat stamped Dominique Pouchain.
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1990s French Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Antique Set of 27 Framed Grand Tour Giovanni Liberotti Intaglios 19th C
Located in London, GB
An elegant brass frame enclosing twenty-seven Grand Tour Giovanni Liberotti intaglios dating from the early 19th Century. The oval shaped plaster intaglios feature subjects from Cla...
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Early 19th Century Antique Folk Art

Materials

Other

French, 19th Century Iron Shoemakers Shop Sign
Located in Buisson, FR
Original riveted sheet iron shoemakers shop sign. Unique find, France, circa 1800-1850. Traces of red paint visible. Weathered.
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19th Century French Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Iron

"The Second World War, " by Winston Churchill
Located in Austin, TX
The Second World War by Winston Churchill from Houghton-Mifflin Company, Boston. A vintage edition of Winston Churchill's six-volume memoir, The Second World War, for which he was a...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Folk Art

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Paper

Folk art Swiss or French carved shepherd's cane
Located in grand Lancy, CH
Folk art Swiss or French carved shepherd's cane
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Mid-19th Century Swiss Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

19th Century Bocce Balls, France, Set of Three
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Late 19th to early 20th century bocce balls, France, set of three boxwood, iron and brass nails. The first ball has the letters PP in brass, the second ha...
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Late 19th Century French Folk Art Antique Folk Art

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Brass, Iron

Pair of Mid-Century Rope Coat Rack Adrien Audoux & Frida Minet
Located in Austin, TX
Very rare pair of French rope hook coat Audoux Minet, circa 1960. 3 hooks.
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1950s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Rope

African Ceremonial Iron and Wood Spears
Located in Skokie, IL
African Ceremonial Iron and Wood Spears A set of five tribal spears from Central Africa. The spears were likely created for ceremonial use. Each spear is of a different design and i...
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Iron

English Pub Sign, "Fountain Head"
Located in Austin, TX
An authentic English pub sign (one-sided) featuring a painting of a Classical urn or fountainhead spouting cascades of water in a park setting, entitled: Worth Brewery - The Crickete...
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20th Century English Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Vintage 1972 Munich Olympics poster by Jacob Lawrence
Located in Los Angeles, CA
W25.5 H40.5 Original vintage poster from the germany olympics for the year 1972. Poster shows well overall with no major areas of wear, minor scratches and areas of distress have b...
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1970s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Unusual Tramp Art / Folk Art Wood and Stone Clock, sculpture. cabinet.
Located in Buffalo, NY
Unusual Tramp Art / Folk Art Wood and Stone (granite) Clock, sculpture. cabinet.. Amazing decorative item.Antique hand crafted,Stone ,granite cylinders,
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1890s American Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Stone, Granite

Nantucket Scallop Sign
Located in Essex, MA
Excellent old Nantucket Scallop sign with notched corners on old wood with white hand-painted letting. The back is covered with old newspaper. Old wood shows wear and cracking, whic...
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20th Century American Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

Modern Abstract Constructivist Wood Sculpture Signed Czeslaw Budny
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This contemporary abstract wooden sculpture is by Czeslaw Budny in constructivist style circa 2024. This unique sculpture is made of recycled wood. Budny utilizes the simplicity of s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood

19th Century Sailor's Woolie with Ship at Anchor Within Oval Cartouche, ca 1850
Located in Nantucket, MA
19th Century Sailor's Folk Art Woolie with Ship at Anchor Within Oval Cartouche, ca 1850, depicting a square-rigged single decker warship under furled sails, anchor chain leading off...
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Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Petite Neolithic Chinese Terracotta Jar
Located in Chicago, IL
This petite ceramic jar is believed to be a later example of Neolithic Chinese redware pottery of the Yangshao culture. Although its exact age is unknown, the jar was likely created ...
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15th Century and Earlier Chinese Chinese Export Antique Folk Art

Materials

Terracotta

Late 20th C Original Painted Oval Floral Stool
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Late 20th C original painted oval floral stool. Lancaster County, PA.
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Late 20th Century American Country Folk Art

Materials

Wood

An Egyptian wooden female offering bearer figure, Middle Kingdom
Located in UTRECHT, UT
Standing female wearing a tight fitting white dress and black tripartite wig, serene facial features with large painted eyes. Separately made arms attached with dowel to the shoulder...
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15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Vintage, New and Antique Folk Art

Folk art refers to a genre of art that shares the creator’s traditions, offering not just an artistic display but an opportunity to learn about a culture. Vintage, new and antique folk art typically reflects a heritage or location. It can include utilitarian objects and handmade art as diverse as weather vanes, portraiture and paintings, carnival art, quilts and duck decoys.

American folk art is frequently valued because of the traditional skills involved, like weaving, hand-carving wood and even stonework. Many folk artists are self-taught, while some train as apprentices within their community. By using available materials and taking a personal approach to their creations, artists ensure each piece is unique and conveys a story. Native American folk art includes functional objects reflecting their heritage, such as baskets, textiles and wooden pieces.

During the Great Depression, artistic materials in America were hard to come by, so artisans used discarded wood from cigar boxes and shipping crates to make highly stylized, notched pieces — most often picture frames and boxes — that are today sought after by collectors. This folk art style is called tramp art and was popular from roughly 1870 until the 1940s.

Folk art brings vibrant culture and traditions into your home. Browse an extensive collection of folk art on 1stDibs.

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