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Old Japan Pair Magnificent Bronze Cockatoo Parrots
Located in South Burlington, VT
From our recent Japanese acquisitions First we have seen A rare pair (2) of Japanese hand cast bronze "cockatoos" or parrots dating to the early 20th century. They possess much...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Art Deco Sideboard with Curved Fronts in Caucasian Nut from France around 1930
Located in Greven, DE
Sideboard with a wonderful veneer from Caucasian walnut. The interior is glazed white. The entire piece of furniture is provided with a multi-layer structure of different paints and ...
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1930s French Art Deco Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Brass, Chrome

"Sunflower Vessel" Grey and White Limestone Sculpture by Artist Helen O'Connell
Located in Brooklyn, NY
‘Sunflower Vessel’ is one of Irish artist Helen O'Connell's signature vessel sculptures from the "Origami Works" series. Composed of the beautiful Kilkenny limestone, it shows the ma...
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21st Century and Contemporary Irish Modern Folk Art

Materials

Limestone

Ceramic Vessel From Yucatan, Mexico, Early 20th Century
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Ceramic water vessel from the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, circa early 20th century. Hand crafted between 1920's and 1940's.
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Early 20th Century Mexican Rustic Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic, Terracotta

Tibor Con Cuello Azul Retícula Rectángulos Ceramic and White Metal
Located in Guadalajara, Jalisco
Estudio Guerrero begins in 2020, as a new proposal within taller Guerrero Santos, investigating and developing new forms and formulas to create our handcrafts All the pieces are...
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21st Century and Contemporary Mexican Other Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic, Alpaca

Alan Wallwork Studio Pottery Split Pod Sculpture
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Stoneware studio pottery 'split pod' form designed by Alan Wallwork (British, 1931-2019) and dating from around 1980. The heavily made sculptural pod stands on a narrow rounded base ...
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1980s English Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Stoneware

Large Vintage Acoma Polychrome Olla
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large Vintage Acoma Polychrome Olla. I Purchased This Wonderful American Indian Pot From The Original Owner's Estate.
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Mid-20th Century North American Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Vintage Folk Art Hand-Carved and Painted Snake Sculpture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Hand-carved and painted folk art snake (ca. 1970s, USA). Attractive color combination of light green with red spots. Patina / light wear consistent with age and use.
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1970s American Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Pair of Exceptional Yacht Cabin Lanterns by Davey & Co.
Located in Norwell, MA
Pair of top quality Davey & Co. ships lanterns. With arched and vented tops, carry handles, beveled glass, hinged doors, burners, etc. Fitted with makers badges reading "Davey & Comp...
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Early 1900s British Antique Folk Art

Materials

Brass

20th Century Native American Painted TOTEM Pole
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
20th century Native American painted TOTEM pole Over 6 feet tall a painted animal TOTEM. Animal totems are believed to have spiritual significance, watching over Pacific Northwe...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Dark Stone Abstract Art Sculpture on Base
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This fine example of abstract art is carved in stone by an unknown artist. Weighs a heavy 92 pounds. The actual sculpture is 26.5" x 14.5" x 3", the base is 11.75" x 9.38" x 2.25" fo...
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Late 20th Century Canadian Folk Art

Materials

Stone

100 FEARS, Seminara Ceramic Mask
Located in Paris, FR
The traditional masks of the Calabrian town of Seminara are intended to chase away evil from the home, dispel fears and gossip with their exaggerated and grotesque features. The mask...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

D.W. Nichol Signed Hand Carved Wood Duck Decoy, Male Cinnamon Teal
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful work, a male cinnamon teal, hand carved and painted by renowned duck decoy artist D W Nichol. Beautifully crafted and decorated. The work is signed "Male Cinnamon Teal...
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20th Century Canadian Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

Vintage Salmon Serving Decorative Platter
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage Salmon serving decorative platter Signed: CA July 10, 2004 Made in the USA Signed and numbered by the craftsman A wild spawning Coho Salmon Ceramic. Dishwasher safe and ...
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Early 2000s American Bohemian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

SkobyJoe Large White Textured Vessel /Ceramic Vase Wabi Sabi/ Mid-Century Modern
Located in La Jolla, CA
Joseph Skoby is a Southern Californian whose work is inspired by the nature of his native state. His ceramics, created in his own lush garden, recall his intimate dance with the ocea...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Clay, Stoneware, Ceramic

Duck Decoy on Custom Stand
Located in Houston, TX
Made to look like a loon bobbing on a lake this vintage duck decoy on a custom stand would make a hunter's study complete. The decoy is carved in wood and mounted on an iron stand...
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Mid-20th Century French Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Abstract Carved Stone Outsider Art by Louise Abrams, c1970
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Carved stone by abstract outsider artist Louise Abrams. This particular piece is from the artists personal collection of her own art. Sits on a black laminate plinth base. This ite...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Alabaster

Charles X Period Ormolu and Malachite Mantel Clock
Located in Warsaw, PL
"This mantel clock is crafted in a neoclassical style especially during the Charles X period (1824-1830). The mantel clock is made pedestal from turquoise malachite and golden ormolu...
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Mid-19th Century French Charles X Antique Folk Art

Materials

Malachite, Gold Plate

Hand Carved Wood Monkey Cane Walking Stick Handle with Piercing Blue Eyes
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic and wonderfully hand carved piece. This mischievous looking monkey has beautiful blue glass inset eyes. Would be the crown jewel of any walking cane collection once attac...
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20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Glass, Wood

Delft Westraven "Rotterdam" Holland Ceramic Pottery Tile
Located in Studio City, CA
A colorful tile made by delft in the Netherlands. Stamped "Westraven" on the verso. Dimensions: 4.25" high, 4.25" wide, .5" deep.
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20th Century Dutch Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Hand Carved Wood Memento Mori Skull Cane Walking Stick Handle
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic and wonderfully hand carved piece. This smiling, mischievous skull is carved in very fine detail. Would be the crown jewel of any walking stick collection once attached t...
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20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Navajo Yei Indian Weaving Pillows-Pair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of amazing Yei Indian weaving pillows with turquoise corn husk dancers. The backing is in cotton linen. Sold as a pair.
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Mid-20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Antique Painted Folk Art Chest of Drawers, C1900
Located in Trensacq, FR
Antique painted folk art chest of drawers C1900 Charming hand-painted Folk Art chest from Eastern Europe c1900 Highly decorative chest of 16 drawers, beautifully painted in a vi...
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Early 20th Century European Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

Folky Hand Carved Indian Head
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This amazing hand carved and painted Indian head with a feather in his head is in fine condition and has a great patina.
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Early 1900s American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Vintage French Provincial Rattan Lidded Handled Basket
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Mid-Century Modern vintage rattan picnic basket, 1980s, France. Large Mid-Century Modern vintage French Provincial rattan lidded handled picnic basket, made out of woven rattan with...
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Mid-20th Century French French Provincial Folk Art

Materials

Rattan

Women Carrying Burdens on Her Heads by Louis Koyongonda
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Absolutely gorgeous knife painting of women carrying burdens on her heads. Signed by Louis Koyongonda. Oil on billboard. Belgium Congo between 1940 & 1960. Knife painting. Unframed. ...
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Mid-20th Century Congolese Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Oil on Canvass by Elmer P. Schwab
By Elmer P. Schwab
Located in New York, NY
Vintage oil on canvass by noted artist Elmer P. Schwab. Schwab worked in the Mid 20th C. and exhibited at the Salamagundi Club, among other notable venues. He painted mainly street s...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Delft Westraven Rotterdam Holland Ceramic Pottery Tile
Located in Studio City, CA
A colorful tile made by Delft in the Netherlands. Stamped "Westraven, Holland" on the verso. Dimensions: 6.1" high, 6.1" wide, .5" deep.
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20th Century Dutch Modern Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

The Brute “1937” Oil on Canvas by Robert Loughlin '1949 – 2011', 2008
Located in Voorburg, NL
Magnificent art work, called ‘1937’, were ‘the Brute’ figure is painted with Oil on Canvas. Painted by outsider artist extraordinaire Robert Loughlin in 2008. In good condition with ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Folk Art

Materials

Canvas, Paint

Moss Boy Sculpture by Kim Simonsson, circa 2020, Finland
By Kim Simonsson
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Moss Boy sculpture by Kim Simonson. Synthetic moss sculpture over a porcelain base. From the series of “Moss People”, circa 2020, Finland. Unique piece. Excellent condition. Kim ...
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2010s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Porcelain

Bronze Sculpture, Il Cavalino, by Barbara Beretich '1936-2018'
Located in Palm Desert, CA
This is a signed bronze sculpture of a horse entitled, Il Cavalino, by Barbara Beretich. This is a lost wax cast and the piece is from her home gallery as seen in picture #8. During ...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Early Navajo Indian Weaving Pillows, Pair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These Navajo Indian weaving pillows are fantastic colors and have wonderful rustic cotton linen backings. Sold as a pair or 950. each.
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1890s American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Folk Art Madonna and Child Carved Wood Sculpture, 1940's
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-656 Italian hand carved wood Madonna and child.
Category

1940s Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood

French Provincial Rattan Handled Harvest Basket
Located in North Hollywood, CA
French Provincial rattan handled harvest basket, made out of natural woven rattan. Rectangular in shape with handle across the top. The basket is in good condition. The piece wou...
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Mid-20th Century French French Provincial Folk Art

Materials

Rattan

Navajo Two Grey Hills Indian Weaving Pillow
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Navajo Indian weaving two grey Hills pillow. The backing is in black cotton linen and down & feather fill.
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Early 20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Vintage Country Style German Christmas Nutcracker Wood Erzgebirge Germany
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Large vintage wooden nutcracker figure from the Erzgebirge. The region Erzgebirge formerly eastern Germany is famous for this special kind of nutcrackers where intricate carving has ...
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Mid-20th Century German Country Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Irving Harper Toothpick Construction Dome
Located in Chicago, IL
Irving Harper toothpick construction dome. Hand constructed out of toothpicks, Harper the genius of George Nelson Design for Herman Miller, who created the most iconic award winning...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Group of Three Large Scale Carved Teak South Asian Musician Figures
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A set of three large heavy carved teak musician figures. All are seated in elegant dance- like poses and wear local style loincloths, neck torques and anklets. One plays a stringed i...
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20th Century Asian Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Teak

Vintage Asafo Flag in Orange Appliqué Patterns by the Fante People, Ghana 1970's
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Ghana, 1970's Asafo flag in cotton applique patterns. Fante People. Asafo Flags are created by the Fante People of Ghana. The flags are visual representations of military orga...
Category

1970s Ghanaian Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Kokian Painting, " Pink Marilyn, black side behind ", 2010
Located in Saint ouen, FR
Kokian painting - Pink Marilyn, black side behind Canvas painting on stretcher - Acrylic With black frame Circa 2010 Signed Dimensions of artwork : 119 x 119 x 4 cm Dimension...
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2010s European Modern Folk Art

Materials

Acrylic

Kinetic Sculpture "Spray", Jean Camuset, 1970
Located in Saint ouen, FR
Kinetic sculpture "Spray" - Jean Camuset Circa 1970 Steel rods Dimensions: H 73 x base D 10 x L 95cm.
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1970s European Bohemian Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Steel

American Pottery Pig Bank, Circa 1880's
Located in Incline Village, NV
American pottery still bank in the shape of a pig, used for saving coins (usually pennies) to encourage children the importance of thrift. Pottery still banks are somewhat scarce sin...
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1880s American Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Studio Pottery Glazed Figure of a Resting Bird Signed Heptagon Dated 1976
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An unusual studio pottery glazed figure of a resting bird signed Heptagon to the base and dated 1976. The figure is well potted with its wings resting on its fanned tail feathers and...
Category

1970s English Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

20th C Hand Carved & Painted Canadian Goose
Located in Los Angeles, CA
20th hand carved & amazing original painted Canadian goose. This goose is late but very great carving and surface. The condition is good.
Category

1940s American Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Large Pitch Pine Art Nouveau Blackboard Chalkboard, 1900s
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Magnificent and rare Art Nouveau blackboard chalkboard. Striking Dutch design from the 1900s. Solid pitch pine frame with double sided blackboard chalkboard. This decorative piece...
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Early 1900s Dutch Art Nouveau Antique Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Large & Unique Old African Mask, Chokwe, Congo, Solid Wood, Hand Carved, Antique
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
Beautiful old African Mask, Chokwe, Congo. Good condition, hand carved, solid wood. Mask dimensions 33x22cm, on the stand 49cm high (stand not incl.)
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Early 20th Century Congolese Modern Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Sculpture of Hawk Perched Upon Tree
Located in Houston, TX
Sculpture of hawk perched upon tree, masterfully executed in concrete. Large scale and impressive, this evocative sculpture is suitable for display in both indoor and outdoor settings.
Category

1950s French Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Concrete

Glazed Oil Painting by Soviet Artist Omar Chkhaidze, d. 1995
Located in Peabody, MA
Luminously glazed oil on canvas board by Omar Chkhaidze of Tbilisi, Georgia, an established and award winning member of the Russian Academy of the Arts. In 2017, The Russian Academ...
Category

1990s Georgian Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Vintage Christmas Nutcracker Wood Erzgebirge, Germany
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Large wooden nutcracker figure from the Erzgebirge. The region Erzgebirge formerly Eastern Germany is famous for this special kind of nutcrackers, where intricate carving has been th...
Category

Mid-20th Century German Country Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Persian Serapi Carpet, Handmade Wool Oriental Rug, Rust and Light Blue
Located in New York, NY
Antique Serapi carpets are one of the most sought after rugs particularly in America and England for many years. Antique Serapi rugs are a major draw particularly in big city America...
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Early 20th Century Persian Heriz Serapi Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Antique Horn Carved Scrimshaw Powder Horn Flask
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
19th century carved scrimshaw "Walrus" powder horn flask. This one of a kind carved scrimshaw bone powder horn flask is well preserved with great detail to the walrus and lighthouse ...
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Folk Art

Materials

Bone, Leather, Wood

Early 20th C. Church Bulletin Board with WW2 Photos, c.1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
About An exterior wooden church bulletin board with glass door and original WW11 black and white photos.  Creator unknown. Date of manufacture c.1940. Materials and technique...
Category

Early 20th Century Rustic Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Glass, Paper

Mid-20th Century Black Dance Mask, Guerrero, Mexico
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Mid-20th century black dance mask, Guerrero, Mexico A nice old mask from Guererro, Mexico, used in the Tlacololero Dance of the Tlactapa and probably from the 1950s, has a very mode...
Category

1940s Mexican Tribal Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Waiuku outdoor rug
Located in Milan, IT
The iconic designs from the renowned Missoni house are unmatched. Exciting and bold patterns and colours remain inspiring and add an instant touch of luxury to your home. From Poppie...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Four Modern Creative Kokeshi Dolls by Usaboro Okamoto, Japan
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Four modern creative Kokeshi dolls by Okamoto Usaburo, Japan Okamoto Usaburo (1917-2009) was a highly regarded artist of the Sosaku Kokeshi Movement, receiving numerous awards dur...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Wood

21st Century Hook Magazine Holder Leather Basket with Fabric Handmade in Italy
Located in Bagnatica, Lombardia
Pinetti elegant basket made with upcycled leather with inside fabric in linen and cotton is part of Hook collection. The frame is composed of a grid-like structure of leather belts ...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Folk Art

Materials

Leather, Fabric, Cotton

Mexican Jewelry Box in the Style of Don Shoemaker
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Circa 1970 We offer this rare Mexican jewelry box in the style of Don Shoemaker.
Category

1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Carved Spread Wing Eagle
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is a spread wing eagle, most likely from the late 19th to early 20th century. This carved pine eagle is poised for takeoff and rendered with fierce facial details and well-...
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Folk Art

Materials

Pine