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Folky Sampler, Dated 1849
Folky Sampler, Dated 1849
M. Finkel & Daughter
Folky Sampler, Dated 1849
Antique 1840s American More Folk Art
Wool
This charming pictorial sampler was fully worked by Emma Jervis in 1849. A two-story, three-chimney, blue and red house is presented with delightfully tall and skinny pine trees flankin...
Pair of British Sailor's Woolwork Pictures or Wool...
Antique 1860s English Victorian Nautical Objects
Wool
The large Sailor's woolwork pictures are within maple frames and a gilt inner border with a sand colored mat. These are known as woolies. The pictures are a true pair with all the de...
Exceptional Wooden Center Piece Carousel Ride, 195...
Mid-20th Century German Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Rare big fairground centre piece of carousel ride, carnival ride, merry-go-round carousel. Original piece of Folk Art from the 1950s. Complete piece! Wooden crown with four wooden cir...
Northwest Coast TOTEM Pole Segment
Northwest Coast TOTEM Pole Segment
David Cook Galleries
Northwest Coast TOTEM Pole Segment
20th Century American Sculptures and Carvings
Bog Wood
Northwest coast TOTEM pole segment. The top portion of a TOTEM pole.
Love Token Tramp Art Box with Hearts
Love Token Tramp Art Box with Hearts
Clifford A. Wallach Tramp Art, Folk Art & Americana
Love Token Tramp Art Box with Hearts
Antique 1890s American More Folk Art
A petite Tramp Art box embellished with numerous hearts and a desirable crazed finish. It was perhaps given as a gift to someone special. The use of hearts in Tramp Art attests to the a...
Native American Coiled Basket, Inuit 'Eskimo,' Ear...
Eskimo
Early 20th Century American Native American Objects
Inuit/Eskimo Pictorial Polychrome basket, first quarter of the 20th century. Straight sides, bundle coiled with embroider style beetle motifs in brown floating within a lattice desig...
19th Century Folk Art Zinc Trade Sign
19th Century Folk Art Zinc Trade Sign
Pascale Drieux Antiquites
19th Century Folk Art Zinc Trade Sign
Unknown
Antique Mid-19th Century French Folk Art Signs
Iron, Zinc
This zinc sign is double. It presents a clock and spectacles. The spectacles are in gilt zinc with blue and red glasses. The watch is also in gilt zinc, the faces of this watch were r...
1800s Gaper, Rare Dutch Pharmacy Icon
1800s Gaper, Rare Dutch Pharmacy Icon
Radio Guy & Early Electrics
1800s Gaper, Rare Dutch Pharmacy Icon
Unknown
Antique Late 19th Century Dutch Industrial Sculptures and Carvings
A gaper is a wooden head, often depicting a moor, on the front of a building in the Netherlands. It was used to indicate that this building is a pharmacy. This is an early hand-carve...
Antique Storage Cabinet Hand-Painted by Lew Hudnal...
Lew Hudnall
American American Colonial Painted Furniture
Wood
Faux wood grain painted on front and sides with fruit and floral basket theme on doors. Antique furniture piece. Commissioned and hand-painted by American artist Lew Hudnall. Signed and...
Fine Senufo Kpeli-Yehe Face Mask
Fine Senufo Kpeli-Yehe Face Mask
Lost City Arts
Fine Senufo Kpeli-Yehe Face Mask
Unknown
Early 20th Century Burkinabe Masks
Wood
This mask was selected by Tommi Parzinger for the Sylvia Hoffman collection.
Robins Egg Blue Double Sided Large American Trade ...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal, Wood
Great and substantial wood and sheet metal sign. Fantastic original alligatored paint surface. Perfect Oyster white background with Robins egg blue hand lettering on a double sided sign...
32 Star Naval Flag
32 Star Naval Flag
Cottage + Camp
32 Star Naval Flag
Antique 1850s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
32 star naval flag of the period 1858-1859. Rare pre-civil war flag with single appliqué construction made of wool bunting with hand sewn cotton stars. Found in New England - more resea...
1824 Fish Still Life Painting
1824 Fish Still Life Painting
Trilogy Antiques + Design
1824 Fish Still Life Painting
Antique 1820s Paintings
Wonderful oil on canvas still life of a single fish. Contemporary frame. Signed illegibly and dated 1824.
Bentwood Tiki Surfboard, circa 1920s, All Original
Bentwood Tiki Surfboard, circa 1920s, All Original
Surfing Cowboys
Bentwood Tiki Surfboard, circa 1920s, All Original...
Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Bentwood, Paint
Amazingly this fantastic surfboard has survived 85+ years! It is simply one of the most beautiful surfboards that we have had the privilege to sell. Made of two pieces of thin wood that...
Early 16th Century Italian Bell
Early 16th Century Italian Bell
Raphael Bedos
Early 16th Century Italian Bell
Antique 16th Century Italian More Folk Art
Bronze
Bronze bell from Florence, Italy.
Rare Large Vintage Beni Ouarain Carpet
Rare Large Vintage Beni Ouarain Carpet
Alberto Levi Gallery
Rare Large Vintage Beni Ouarain Carpet
Vintage 1950s Tribal Rugs
The carpets of the Beni Ouarain tribal confederacy, located in the Moroccan Middle Atlas, differ from other Berber weavings in that they are woven almost exclusively with an ivory backg...
African Textile Kuba, Zaire
African Textile Kuba, Zaire
Enrica Pasino
African Textile Kuba, Zaire
Kuba People
Mid-20th Century Congolese Folk Art Tribal Art
Cotton, Raffia
B/1676. Old African textile from Kuba, Zaire.
Unique Handblown Seated "Golden" Buddha Best in Cl...
Mid-20th Century Italian Sculptures and Carvings
Glass
From Italy and Murano comes this spectacular solid handblown glass seated "Meditating" Buddha, a rare one-of-a-kind sculpture executed with gold high lights by maestro Giancarlo Signore...
Antique Native American Beaded Moccasins, Ute, cir...
Antique 19th Century American Native American Objects
Hide
Constructed of native tanned hide, sinew sewn with trade beads and red annd yellow ochre pigment. Partially beaded creating buffalo tracks in negative. Pictorial elements include styliz...
Diminutive Dwarf Waterfall Bookcase
Diminutive Dwarf Waterfall Bookcase
Robert Young Antiques
Diminutive Dwarf Waterfall Bookcase
Antique Early 19th Century English More Folk Art
With exceptional original decoration and surface. Painted pine with original castors and fittings, English, circa 1820. Measures: 43" high x 19" wide x 10.5" deep.
Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat, Mask of an Eurasian, Sign...
Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat
Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Masks
Sandstone
Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat. Mask of an Eurasian. Brown sandstone. Signed.
Sheep in the Style of Claude Lalanne in Bronze
Sheep in the Style of Claude Lalanne in Bronze
Antiques on Old Plank Road
Sheep in the Style of Claude Lalanne in Bronze
2010s American Sculptures and Carvings
In the early 1990s my wife Robin and I were walking through the Paris Flea Market and standing right on the sidewalk of rue des Rosiers was a Lalanne sheep, for the equivalent of a then...
Alabaster Chess Set
Alabaster Chess Set
Anna's Warehouse & Marketplace
Alabaster Chess Set
Unknown
Vintage 1940s German Game Boards
Satinwood, Walnut, Alabaster, Mahogany, Maple
A hand-painted alabaster chess set from immediate post WWII Germany with a fanciful array of pieces in medieval garb. Each pawn differs from the others on each side, cast in a comic/gro...
Mid-Century Obsessive Key Board Foreign Sports Car...
Mid-20th Century American Steampunk Signs
Composition, Metal
Manufactured by Taylor Key Company in Philadelphia for Mid-Century American hardware stores. Great obsessive and repetitive collection. Hooks mounted to peg board. Handwritten notes on ...
Pair of Skookum Native American Dolls, Large Store...
H.H. Tammen Company
20th Century American Native American Toys
A rare pair of large Skookum dolls (male and female). Each standing just over 3' in height, these were created as store displays. Attributed to the H.H. Tammen Co. of Denver, Colorado. ...
Hand-Carved and Painted Eagle
Hand-Carved and Painted Eagle
East Meets West Antiques
Hand-Carved and Painted Eagle
Unknown
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
This big hand-carved eagle is signed by the carver G. Burns on the base. It is in original painted surface. The condition is good with minor age crazing and paint loss.
Sam Francis, Untitled 'SF76 197', 1976, Acrylic on...
Sam Francis
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Sam Francis (1923-1994), untitled (SF76 197), 1976, acrylic on paper, signed and dated on the reverse: Stamp of The Sam Francis Estate, label of the Galleria Il Gabbiano, Rome, c...
Fine Senufo Kpeli-Yehe Face Mask
Fine Senufo Kpeli-Yehe Face Mask
Lost City Arts
Fine Senufo Kpeli-Yehe Face Mask
Unknown
Early 20th Century Burkinabe Masks
Wood
This mask was selected by Tommi Parzinger for the Sylvia Hoffman collection.
1800 Cast Iron Christ Medallion
1800 Cast Iron Christ Medallion
Raphael Bedos
1800 Cast Iron Christ Medallion
Antique Early 19th Century French More Folk Art
Iron
Polychrome medallion, representing the Christ profile.  
Industrial Box on Casters, Bright Yellow Paint
Vintage 1940s American Painted Furniture
Wood
Probably once used as a shoeshine box, this is a hearty simple little box, open on one side, painted bright yellow and with original casters, American, circa 1940. Very sturdy, would be...
1950s Light Up Advertising Sign "Finest Meats in T...
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Metal, Plastic
1950s light up advertising sign "Finest Meats In Town."
Early and Unusual Loop-Pile Beni Ouarain Carpet
Early and Unusual Loop-Pile Beni Ouarain Carpet
Alberto Levi Gallery
Early and Unusual Loop-Pile Beni Ouarain Carpet
Vintage 1920s Tribal Rugs
The carpets of the Beni Ouarain tribal confederacy, located in the Moroccan Middle Atlas, differ from other Berber weavings in that they are woven almost exclusively with an ivory backg...
Blacksmith Sign
Blacksmith Sign
Kirk Albert Vintage Furnishings
Blacksmith Sign
Vintage 1920s American Signs
Sheet Metal
Distressed hand-painted blacksmith sign on sheet metal.
"Boucherouite" Rug
"Boucherouite" Rug
Double Knot
"Boucherouite" Rug
Late 20th Century Tribal Rugs
Cotton
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...
Antique Tabriz Persian Carpet
Antique Tabriz Persian Carpet
Chaman Antique Rug Gallery
Antique Tabriz Persian Carpet
Early 20th Century Tabriz Rugs
Wool
Tabriz is an important weaving center in North West Persia and has been since the 16th century. This city has become one of the leading producers of carpets in the east. In the 19th cen...
Kilim with Ascending Arches
Kilim with Ascending Arches
Double Knot
Kilim with Ascending Arches
Early 20th Century Kilim Rugs
Wool
A beautiful example of Anatolian Kilim weaving tradition from West-Central Turkey, displaying a well-known design of stacked arches, often assumed to be a prayer rug variant, but probab...
Huge Fish Plaque Master Work Mid-Century Modern Sc...
Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
This is a large-scale master work ceramic plaque of an abstract fish wonderful hand glazed modernist work of art by the highly regarded Helmut Schaffenacker German pottery kiln, mid-las...
New York Subway Sign
New York Subway Sign
Mainly Art Vintage Modern Furniture
New York Subway Sign
A. M. Sign Company
Late 20th Century American Modern Signs
A original painted metal two sided New York Subway sign for route 2-3 Downtown and Brooklyn in black and white with red graphics. Taken down during reconstruction in the late 1970s.
Group of Four Chinle Navajo Weaving Pillows
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Navajo Native American Objects
Wool
These finely woven Chinle Indian weaving pillows are two different patterns. They are from the same weaving. Sold in pairs.
Pair of Chinle Navajo Indian Weaving Bolster Pillo...
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Navajo Native American Objects
Wool
These weaving's have a nice mellow color and are in very good condition. The backing is in tan cotton linen.
Wonderful Mid-Century Modern Arts & Crafts Owl Pai...
Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern More Folk Art
Ceramic
This is a wonderful hand glazed/painted pair, few of a kind, Mid-Century Modern ceramic owl pair that were designed by the highly regarded Helmut Schaffenacker and Muller German pottery...
Vintage Metal Royal Crown Cola Bottle Sign
Vintage Metal Royal Crown Cola Bottle Sign
Mainly Art Vintage Modern Furniture
Vintage Metal Royal Crown Cola Bottle Sign
A. M. Sign Company
Mid-20th Century American Other Signs
A graphic and colorful large metal Royal Crown Cola die cut sign with fine detail and in NOS (new old stock) condition, great for the kitchen or bar area. Marked to the bottom edge DAS ...
Vintage Philip Morris Cigarette Advertising Sign
Vintage Philip Morris Cigarette Advertising Sign
Mainly Art Vintage Modern Furniture
Vintage Philip Morris Cigarette Advertising Sign
A. M. Sign Company
Mid-20th Century American Other Signs
A brightly colored embossed metal "Call For Philip Morris" cigarette advertising sign with a great graphics of a period bell hop in hat and white glove calling out the slogan. Also pict...
Stunning Glaze Mid-Century Modern Pot 1960s Hand G...
Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings
Ceramic
Stunning Mid-Century Modern seed pot form vessel! This is a large scale master work ceramic wonderful hand glazed modernist work of art possibly by the highly regarded Scheurich German ...
“Weddings and Funerals” Sign
“Weddings and Funerals” Sign
Obsolete
“Weddings and Funerals” Sign
Vintage 1930s English Signs
Glass, Wood
Opal glass painted sign, from an undertakers premise in Nottingham.
Folk Art Penny Sculpture
Folk Art Penny Sculpture
Bridges Over Time
Folk Art Penny Sculpture
Michael Heinrich
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
A great piece of outsider folk art in the form of a four-piece skyscraper. Each penny is glued on and they almost all are face up. This one is monogrammed on the base of the top piece m...
Late 19th Century Crazy Quilt in Lucite Frame
Late 19th Century Crazy Quilt in Lucite Frame
Comer & Co.
Late 19th Century Crazy Quilt in Lucite Frame
Antique Late 19th Century American Quilts
A charming late 19th century crazy quilt done in embroidered silk and velvet squares depicting butterflies, peacocks and flowers. The quilt is nicely mounted in a Lucite frame for hangi...
Antique French Watch Store Sign
Antique French Watch Store Sign
Umbrella
Antique French Watch Store Sign
Antique 19th Century French Signs
Wood
One-of-a-kind antique French watch store sign in wood. Name and numerals in black paint on both sides; date carved into sign reads 1845.
Navajo Indian Weaving Saddle Blanket Pillows
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Navajo Native American Objects
Wool
This pair of Indian weaving bolster pillows are in great condition with black cotton linen backings.
Lifesize Bull's Head Butcher Trade Sign
Lifesize Bull's Head Butcher Trade Sign
Architectural Anarchy
Lifesize Bull's Head Butcher Trade Sign
20th Century American Signs
Composition
Lifesize Bull's head butcher trade sign.
Large Early 20th Century American Advertising Tin ...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Tin, Wood
Early 20th century advertising tin sign Curlee clothes "Styled For Young Men". Tin sign with wood frame.
Machine Age Advertising Wall Clock "Screws Inc."
Vintage 1930s American Industrial Signs
Glass, Metal
Machine Age advertising wall clock "Screws Inc.," it does work.
1920s American Hand Painted Wood Sign "General Tru...
Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Signs
Iron, Wood
1920s American Hand Painted Wood Sign " General Trucking "
1900s Hand Painted Tin Gasoline Sign
1900s Hand Painted Tin Gasoline Sign
Architectural Anarchy
1900s Hand Painted Tin Gasoline Sign
American Folk Art Signs
Tin
1900s Hand Painted Tin Gasoline Sign
1900s Double Sided Clock Trade Sign
1900s Double Sided Clock Trade Sign
Architectural Anarchy
1900s Double Sided Clock Trade Sign
American Folk Art Signs
Metal, Wood
1900s Double sided clock trade sign.
1920s Hand Painted Wood Sign "Photographer Upstair...
Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
1920s Hand painted Wood Sign " Photographer Upstairs "
19th Century "Le Petit Maxim" French Restaurant Si...
Antique 19th Century French Country Signs
Wood, Metal
Antique restaurant sign for the restaurant Le Petit Maxim, circa 1850. This sign would be fantastic in any living, dining room, kitchen or game room. Our design firm has used antique si...
Antique Swedish Dalarna Cupboard with Original Pai...
Antique Early 19th Century Swedish Painted Furniture
This beautiful Swedish Dalarna cupboard with original painted earth tone details, is full of character. There are two cupboard doors above with two shelves inside and a single door belo...