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Antique Persian Sultanabad Carpet, Wool Ivory Oriental Rug Hand Knotted
Located in New York, NY
Sultanabad is a region in NW, Persia. It was the site of the principle Ziegler weavings in the late 19th century. Sultanabad's are famous for their floral designs as they improved th...
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Late 19th Century Persian Sultanabad Antique Folk Art

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Wool

Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Kuyu puppet head, Sculpted multicolored wood, Blue and white kaolin, Open mouth and sanded down teeth, Congo, early 20th century. Measures: Height 51 cm, width 15 cm, depth 1...
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Folk Art

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Kaolin, Wood

American Eagle Weather-Vane on Wood Spire
Located in New York, NY
Vintage American eagle weather-vane mounted on wood spire. Measures: Weather-vane 18" H x 21" W, spire 59" H x 17" W x 18" D. In great vintage condition with age-appropriate wear an...
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20th Century American American Classical Folk Art

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Metal

Edouard Pignon, Painting "Les Poissons", France, 1944
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Edouard Pignon (1905-1993), Still life painting "Les Poissons", Oil on canvas, Signed and dated "Pignon 44" in the bottom right corner, France, 1944. Measures: Height 60 cm, ...
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1940s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

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Canvas

1880 French Country Pair of Navy Blue Edged Folk Art Majolica Decorative Plates
Located in New York, NY
Two quite rare earthenware sculptural decorative plates in barbotine, dated 1880, handcrafted in Clermont Ferrand, central part of France, by Charles Jaubert decorator, engraved sign...
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Late 19th Century French Folk Art Antique Folk Art

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Majolica

Collection of 50 Pieces of Stone Fruit in 19th Century Hand Carved Bowl
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This 19th century hand carved dough bowl from New England is filled with a one man’s private stone fruit collection. All early original painted 50-piece stone fruit collection.
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Late 19th Century American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

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Wood

Swedish Dragoon Jousting Helmet, Origin Sweden, circa 1800
Located in New York, NY
A Swedish dragoon helmet, equipment utilized by a member of a ceremonial cavalry regiment, origin: Sweden, circa 1800, all original leather and brass plate This helmet is adorned w...
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19th Century Swedish Grand Tour Antique Folk Art

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Brass

Unusual Antique Treen Carved Gimbal Ship Candlestick, 19th-20th Century
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An unusual antique/vintage carved treen gimbal ship's candlestick with the candleholder swinging freely between two turned columns attached to a rounded bowl shaped base. The wooden ...
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Early 20th Century British Arts and Crafts Folk Art

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Wood

Painted and Carved Wood Stag Panel
Located in Washington, DC
A painted and carved wood stag panel. In two parts.
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Late 19th Century French Antique Folk Art

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Wood, Paint

Antique Quilt with the Letter "E"
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This folky hand sewn and pieced quilt is from the 1920s and has the letter E is sewn in. The folky fabric is funky and different prints and calicos. The quilt is in very good condition.
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20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

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Cotton

Pair of Thai Chofa Temple Spires from the 19th Century on Custom Stands
Located in Atlanta, GA
A large-sized pair of antique Chofa temple spires from Thailand, presented on custom wood bases. These elegantly shaped Thai finials, from the late 19th century, are referred to as a...
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19th Century Thai Antique Folk Art

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Metal

19th Century Fisherman Stool and Tacklebox
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Late 19th century fishermans tacklebox and fishing stool with drawer. The smaller white box, painted and engraved with an anchor as the thumb pinch to slide it open reveals an oversi...
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20th Century French Folk Art

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Wood

13 Star Private Yacht Flag 'Ensign' Surrounding a Canted Anchor, circa 1905-1920
Located in York County, PA
Antique American Private Yacht Flag (Ensign) With 13 Stars Surrounding A Canted Anchor, An Attractive, Elongated Example With An Off-set Device, circa 1905–1920. The medallion con...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art

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Wool

19th Century Decorated Stoneware Bird Jug from Bennington, Vermont
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fantastic jug has a large bird on the front and is signed from L.P.NORTON IN BENNINGTON,VERMONT. The condition is pristine.
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1850s American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

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Pottery

Semi Antique Persian Rug
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fabulous carped rug in a good condition asymmetrical pattern design eye-catching color combinations an original distress finish for use and age no damages or stains perfect for any...
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1920s Persian Vintage Folk Art

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Fabric, Wool

Antique Persian Serapi Carpet, Geometric, Ivory Hand Knotted Wool Oriental Rug
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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Late 19th Century Persian Serapi Antique Folk Art

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Wool

Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Kuyu puppet head, Multicolored sculpted wood, white kaolin, Congo, early 20th century. Measures: Height 42 cm, width 11 cm, depth 10 cm.
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Kaolin, Wood

19th Century Early Pine Saddle/Saddle Blanket Rack
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century handmade of pine and square nail construction. This fantastic rack was found in Montana on a ranch and has amazing undisturbed surface. The condition is very good with n...
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Mid-19th Century American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

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Pine

18th Century Corner Cupboard
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A late 18th century French corner cupboard. Made from softwood, scraped and redecorated with original paint remains. Consisting of 2 segments and renewed shelves from old oak.
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Late 18th Century French Neoclassical Antique Folk Art

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Softwood

Dan-Toure, Face Mask, Ivory Coast, Late 19th Century
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Dan-Toure, face mask, Sculpted wood, Ivory coast, Dan culture, late 19th-early 20th century. Measures: Height 22 cm, width 14 cm, depth 6 cm. Provenance: Collection Marceau R...
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Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Folk Art

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Wood

19th Century Decorated Stoneware Jug from Keene, New Hampshire
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This 19th century blue decorated stoneware jug has a interesting design and is signed by the maker J.S.Tamaka.
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19th Century American Country Antique Folk Art

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Pottery

18th Century Butter "Church" Box Carved with Unique Patterned Imprints, 1788
Located in New York, NY
18th century Swedish butter "Church" Box carved with multiple unique patterned imprints, origin: Sweden, initial and dated: AGS / Anno 1788; fully disassemble like a puzzle As a ru...
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18th Century Swedish Folk Art Antique Folk Art

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Wood

Large Early 20th Century Pharmacy Trade Sign
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Wonderful early 20th century copper pharmacy or chemist trade sign in the form of a pestle and mortar, oxidization and signs of natural verdigris showing, red lenses on each side wou...
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Early 20th Century Scottish Folk Art

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Copper

Important Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Important Kuyu puppet head, Multicolored, blue, white and red kaolin, Sanded down teeth, Congo, early 20th century. Measures: Height 66 cm, width 21 cm, depth 17 cm.
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Folk Art

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Kaolin, Wood

Original Painted Sheet Iron Trade Sign "Early Globe" from a Onion Farm
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This folky all original onion farm sign with a wire for hanging on the reverse. The condition is very good with a amazing undisturbed surface. This a handmade sign of sheet iron.
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20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

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Metal

Norwegian Baroque Box, Carved Mythical Creatures + Figurative Scenes, Circa 1740
Located in New York, NY
Very special Baroque box with carved decorations of mythical creatures and figurative scenes Carved monogrammed initials "HPP" + Family Crest, origin: Gudbrandsdal, Norway, circa 174...
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18th Century Norwegian Baroque Antique Folk Art

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Softwood

Folk Art Wood Knife Dated 1931
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Fantastic wood carving of a knife. Just under 15" in length. Dated Jan 14 - 1931. Made in the height of the Great Depression. Really interesting piece of art and sculpture. Great vin...
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1930s American Vintage Folk Art

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Wood, Paint

Oversized Metal Key Trade Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Massive metal bit-key trade sign from the UK. Marked BOLTON, 1925. Great patina to metal. Well made and in very good condition. Cool oversized piece.   
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1970s British Vintage Folk Art

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Metal

Collection of 6 Antique French Steel and Brass Studded Pétanque Balls
Located in Stamford, CT
A collection of 6 antique steel and brass studded petanque balls. Used in a game similar to bocce. All six come with Lucite stands. Most with brass inlaid numbers.
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Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Antique Folk Art

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Steel

Norwegian Folk Costumes 'Norske Folkedragter' 1st Edition
Located in valatie, NY
Norwegian Folk Costumes (Norske Folkedragter) by Einar Lexow and Joh. F.L. Dreiers. Norsk Folkemuseum, 1913. 1st Ed hardcover. Norwegian traditional dress in the 18th century. Well-i...
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1910s Norwegian Vintage Folk Art

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Paper

Yaka Tribal Initiation Mask with Raffia, Congo 'DRC', Early 20th Century, Africa
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Yaka young men's initiation mask of carved wood with raffia collar, Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo), early 20th century. A hand-held mask used by boys coming out of the initiati...
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Folk Art

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Wood

Wall Hanging / Quilt Composed of Cigar Box Painted Felt Flags
Located in Stamford, CT
Wall hanging composed of painted felt flags included in cigar packages in the early 20th century, circa 1900-1915.
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1910s American Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

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Felt

Mossi Female Doll Burkina Faso, Early 20th Century, Africa
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Elegant carved wood Mossi doll figure with female form and flat face. Elaborate braided hair style and flowing form. Classic Mossi scarification marks around face, early 20th century...
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Early 20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Folk Art

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Wood

Montauk Long Island the Hampton’s Folk Art Fish Nautical Painting Sculpture
Located in West Hartford, CT
Vintage, circa 1950s Folk Art painted sculpture mounted on heavy frame of a fish from Montauk, L.I., New York. One of a kind.
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1950s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

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Wood

Finely Carved Wood Luena Comb, Great Hair Early 20th Century African Tribal Art
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Finely carved wood Luena comb with great hair style, Angola / Democratic Republic of Congo, late 19th-early 20th century. 9" high, with custom base. Two comb tines missing on each ed...
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Folk Art

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Wood

Rare Attie Female Comb Cote d'Ivoire Early 20th Century West African Tribal Art
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Expertly carved Attie comb with female form, Cote d'Ivoire, early 20th century. Wood with patina. Measures: 6" high, with custom base. Rare.
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Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Folk Art

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Wood

Mossi Doll Burkina Faso, Early 20th Century, Africa
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Striking carved wood Mossi doll figure (biga) with leather covering. The head slightly tilted upward as though star gazing, giving this one great personality and animation. Classic M...
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Early 20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Folk Art

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Leather, Wood

Intense Bwa Monkey Mask Burkina Faso Early 20th Century African Tribal Art
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Bwa mask with large geometric eyes and flat face. Intense expression conveying force and power. Classic Mossi scarification marks around face. Patina of age and use. Wood with pigmen...
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Early 20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Folk Art

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Wood

Antique Small Wine Press, Can Sit on Table Top
Located in Round Top, TX
This wine press is a fun find, handcrafted from oak around the turn of the century. The heavy gauge of the hand-thread iron shows dramatically against the oak, creating a strong visu...
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Early 20th Century Hungarian Folk Art

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Wood

Swedish Gustavian Stone Top Hall Table
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Classic Swedish stone top table on a late Baroque wooden base. Great fossils on display, see detailed images.
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Early 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Antique Folk Art

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Stone

Sotheby's: Americana the Collection of M. Austin & Jill R. Fine, 1/1987
Located in valatie, NY
Sotheby's Catalog: Americana from the Collection of M. Austin and Jill R. Fine, January 30, 1987. First edition softcover with 196 lots photographed in color and B&W and fully descri...
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1980s American Vintage Folk Art

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Paper

Pink and Black Carved Italian Stone Marble Chess Set
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Complete set of carved marble chess board and matching pieces. The squares on the board are created from a rose pink marble, and black marble. Both have wonderful veining. Surroundin...
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20th Century Unknown Hollywood Regency Folk Art

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Marble, Stone

Early 20th Century Australian Aboriginal Returning / Hunting Boomerang
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
Dimensions noted as illustrated. Provenance: Purchased directly through family descent from the collection of noted entomologist Dr. George P. Holland.
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Early 20th Century Australian Primitive Folk Art

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Wood

Robert Maxwell Signed Large Mid-Century Modern Earthgender Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautifully crafted handmade lamp by iconic American/Californian potter Robert Maxwell. Exceptionally rare size and hard to find design. The lamp is in pristine vintage conditi...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Signed Studio Pottery Ceramic Glazed Artisan Bowl
Located in Studio City, CA
Beautiful work. Wonderfully designed and made by a very talented potter. Richly colored and glazed. Signed "Paul" on the base. We thought maybe Paul Pressburger at first but now t...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Earthenware

Mid-Century Modern Studio Pottery Ceramic Glazed Artisan Bowl
Located in Studio City, CA
Beautiful work. Wonderfully designed and made by a very talented potter. Large and heavy. Would clearly stand out in about any setting, modern or otherwise. Dimensions: 3.75"...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Earthenware

Carved Green Malachite and Marble Chess Set
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Complete green Malachite and white marble stone chessboard with game pieces. Hand carved from three different types of stone, this striking gameboard will be a gorgeous addition to a...
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20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Stone, Malachite, Quartz, Marble

Mid-Century Modern Silver Colored Tinplate Miniature Crane
Located in Doornspijk, NL
This crane has often been played with and we totally understand that. And the attractiveness of this toy still has not faded away. Part of its charm is the crane driver in his clear...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Aluminum

19th Century 'MAINE' Fish House Trade Sign in Original Paint
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine folky original carved and hand painted fish or lobster house from the state of Maine. This thick and heavy trade sign is in fine condition. It was mounted on the front of a...
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1870s American Folk Art Antique Folk Art

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Walnut

Large Carved Wood, Lacquer and Gilt Standing Thai/ Laotian Buddha on Base
Located in Studio City, CA
Ornately carved and decorated and standing nearly 6 foot tall. This is truly a mesmerizing piece. Likely Thai but could also be from Laos as they share many similar features and char...
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19th Century Thai Antique Folk Art

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Lacquer, Wood

Art Deco Pottery Vase Charles Greber, circa 1930
Located in The Hills, TX
Art Deco pottery vase Charles Greber, circa 1930.  
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1930s French Art Deco Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

19th Century Hand Carved Alabaster Hawk with Glass Eyes
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine hand carved alabaster hawk has the original glass eyes and in amazing condition. The body has amazing carving details. This sculpture is very fine and well carved.
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1880s American Mid-Century Modern Antique Folk Art

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Alabaster, Marble

Laura Andreson Signed Large Mid-Century Modern Ceramic Pottery Low Bowl, 1954
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderfully made and glazed large low bowl by renowned American potter Laura Andreson. Gorgeous in its Mid-Century Modern design and glowing pale color. Signed and dated (1954) ...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

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Stoneware

19th Century Original Surface Pueblo Child's Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century original old surface child's chair from the Pueblo in New Mexico. The construction is mortised on all sides.
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Late 19th Century American Country Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

19th Century Polychrome Painted Hand Carved Wood Canister
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century polychrome painted and hand carved wood canister. This was found in New England.
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Early 20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Tall Carved Wood and Gilt Standing Temple Shrine Buddha, Early 20th Century
Located in Studio City, CA
Tall hand carved wooden standing Buddha. Beautifully carved and finely detailed. Likely Thair or Burmese. Decorated with lacquer and gilt (please see the gilt offering patches. Very ...
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Mid-20th Century Thai Folk Art

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Lacquer, Wood

Late Georgian Rare Tunbridgeware Wood and Silk Sewing Basket
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A rare late Georgian or early Regency Tunbridgeware sewing basket dating from 1820-1930. The inner basket has a rounded base with a stacked block design in various colored woods with...
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1830s English George III Antique Folk Art

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Wood

Sotheby's: The Bertram K. Little & Nina Fletcher Little Collection, Parts I & II
Located in valatie, NY
Sotheby's: The Bertram K. Little and Nina Fletcher Little Collection, Parts I & II October 21 and 22, 1994. Softcover. The sale consisted of the Little's Americana collection. Introd...
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1990s American Folk Art

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Paper