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Unusually Large Antique Industrial Copper Pot / Mlonumental Vessel
Located in Stamford, CT
Unusually large antique copper Industrial pot / vessel. The exact end use of this piece is a mystery. Probably used to pour seeds or other small solid items. Great shape. Natural unt...
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1880s American Industrial Antique Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Early 20th Century Carved Wooden Ghost
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
An early 20th century French carved ghost. Unusual and scarce. Folk art. Could easily be mounted on a blacksmith custom made stand which we could arrange to be made. Some...
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Early 20th Century French Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Green Matryoshka by Pete Pongsak
Located in Geneve, CH
Green Matryoshka by Pete Pongsak Unique piece 2018 Materials: Emerald onyx Dimensions: Biggest: Diameter 16.5 x height 35 cm Smallest: Diameter 4 x height 8.5 cm, Italy 5 R...
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2010s English Modern Folk Art

Materials

Onyx

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

Materials

Wool

Abelam Papua New Guinea Woven Yam Mask
Located in Rochester, NY
An Abelam Papua New Guinea finely woven yam mask decorated with vegetable based pigment paint over clay. From a prominent local collection. This is a beautiful old one, dating from t...
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Mid-20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Clay, Organic Material, Paint

Decorated Box with Overlays
Located in Nantucket, MA
Stained pine with hinged top, decorated with geometric design out of recycled piano keys. The interior with a removable organizing drawer. Illegible names with numbers are faintly wr...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Mid-20th Century Quirky Fair Ground Carousel Giant Funky Chicken Ride
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Mid-20th century quirky fair ground carousel giant funky chicken ride A large quirky fair ground character a great fun piece, our Giant Rooster has been set on an purpose made Iro...
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Mid-20th Century Bohemian Folk Art

Materials

Resin

Contemporary Folk Art Style Wood Mask
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Exceptional hand carved wood mask with graphic elements, made of single piece of wood and was made for decorative purpose. Very intriguing and mysterious face. The mask in mounted o...
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20th Century African Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Large Tapestry Aubusson Style Decorative Pillow
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large decorative French Aubusson style tapestry pillow backed with silk velvet. Beautiful vintage French Provincial pillow with Aubusson style roses and decorative floral bouquet. ...
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1980s French French Provincial Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Moroccan Vintage Kaftan Gentleman Damask Gold Caftan, circa 1970
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Elegant Moroccan gentleman damask fabric yellow gold vintage caftan. Moroccan caftan yellow gold vintage gentleman kaftan, circa 1970. One of a kind custom Moroccan Middle Eastern ...
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20th Century Moroccan Moorish Folk Art

Materials

Fabric

Folk Art Table Lamp Made with Shells, Early20th Century, Spain
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
Shells lamp Spectacular lamp made with shells and shells Artisan and very laborious work, it is spectacular and original table lamp.
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Other Folk Art

Materials

Shell

French Root Wood Basket / Centerpiece,/Folk Art circa 1930
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
French root wood cache pot or centerpiece, circa 1930 Made from root wood or twigs bound with rattan.
Category

1930s Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Reclaimed Wood

Set of 2 Hand Painted Inspirational Rowing Oars or Paddles Priced Individually
Located in Stamford, CT
Set of 2 hand painted inspirational rowing oars or paddles. Priced individually. Each in a rustic painted design having inspirational writings. Only two left: "BISTRO" & "OUTDOOR"
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Late 20th Century Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Eldridge Chart of Nantucket Sound – West, circa 1920
Located in Nantucket, MA
Eldridge chart of Nantucket Sound – West, circa 1920, a scarce navigational chart showing the Eastern approach into Nantucket Sound. This chart was made expressly for Eldridge's son-...
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Early 20th Century American Other Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Cast Bronze Tribal Bell Camel Anklet
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Antique cast bronze carved animal camel leg anklet bell Folk Art. Handcrafted cast metal camel bracelet which was used by the Bedouin people to tie to the camel leg. Antique collecti...
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Early 20th Century Indian Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Turkish Velvet Embroidered with Gold Metallic Thread Slippers Shoes
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage velvet burgundy embroidered pointed toe Middle Eastern Moorish exotic shoes. Embroidered Turkish metallic gold thread ethnic flat slippers. Late-Ottoman style velvet shoes de...
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20th Century Turkish Moorish Folk Art

Materials

Velvet

Santa Cruz People, Solomon Islands, Teveau Feather Currency
Located in Leuven , BE
Feather money was used on the Santa Cruz archipelago, a remote group forming part of the Solomon Islands for a very long time. The feather money consisted of a 9-meter strip of plant...
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20th Century Solomon Islands Folk Art

Materials

Organic Material

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

Materials

Wood

Art of Africa Treasures from the Congo Hardcover Table Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Reference book on the art of the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire). 180 mounted color illustrations + numerous b&w illustrations. large heavy book, weight: 8 lbs Art o...
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Late 20th Century Congolese Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Antique Franz Bergman Austrian Vienna Bronze Cold Paint Cat and Dog Bar Scene
Located in San Diego, CA
Very tough to find Vienna bronze sculpture by Franz Bergman. The sculpture is of cats and dogs sitting at a table. The dogs are playing musical instruments and the cars are drinking ...
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Early 20th Century Austrian Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Elegant Moroccan Caftan Lime Green and Gold Metallic Floral Brocade
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Elegant Moroccan caftan lime green and gold lame metallic floral brocade, This is an exceptional example of Moroccan fashion design. Handcrafted in Morocco and tailored for a relax...
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20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Folk Art

Materials

Fabric

Orientalist Cast Silver Metal Camel Standing Under Palm Trees
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large cast silver metal color sculpture of a desert scene in the form of two entwined palm trees and a camel standing on a rocky base under the palm trees. A Victorian continental Sc...
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Late 20th Century Islamic Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Complete Set of Pink Cloth Napkins and Faux Bamboo Brass Place Setting Set of 4
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Make hosting and entertaining easy, with a vintage British Colonial style place setting. Over a year in the making, we’ve sourced hundreds of table settings from all over the globe a...
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20th Century Indian British Colonial Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Brown Rectangular Folk Art Shell Covered Wooden Box with Lid, Arthur Court
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A fabulous shell covered Folk Art box with lid. Covered in brown, black and cream conical shaped shells, it is a striking statement piece. The box which the shells cover, is created ...
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20th Century American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Shell, Wood

Large Game Board, Checkers and Parcheesi
Located in Nantucket, MA
Large paint decorated double sided game board in horizontal form. The checkerboard has black squares with delineated painted blue borders, the columns have applied printed numbers an...
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Late 19th Century Canadian Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Early 20th Century American Enameled Double-Sided Cafe Sign
Located in Chicago, IL
The best American early 20th century double-sided enameled light-up 'Cafe' sign with white letters on a blue background and white floral border. Stamped "Federal Electric Co., Chicag...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Pair of 18th Century Hand Carved and Painted Italian Angels
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of 18th century hand carved and painted Italian Angels were lovingly sculpted from solid blocks of wood, then carefully hand painted to depict a pair of gold-winged angels in pe...
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1780s Italian Louis XVI Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Nantucket Harbor Scene, by Inna Garsoian
By Inna Garsoian
Located in Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Harbor Scene, by Inna Garsoian (1896–1984), circa 1946, oil on canvas view of wharves and waterfront from vantage of old Steamship office, signed lower right, and signed an...
Category

1940s American Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

Folk Art Hand Hooked Rug with Chickens, circa 1880
Located in Nantucket, MA
Folk Art Hand Hooked rug with chickens, circa 1880, with two grey chicks standing on black and tan patches (respectively) on a white ground, separated by a double chevron band of mul...
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1880s American Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Burlap, Wool

Large Pacific Coast Scenic Highway Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large vintage Pacific Coast Highway sign reading "Pacific Coast Scenic Byway." Green sign that features birds, water, snow-capped mountains, Evergreen trees, and a sprawling highway....
Category

1970s American Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Steel

19th Century Oil on Board, English Toy Terrier Dog Folk Art
Located in Lowestoft, GB
An imposing dark and moody depiction of A English Toy Terrier, oil on board. The painted surface has a decorative texture, some minor losses. An elderly spilt in the board has be...
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Late 19th Century European Late Victorian Antique Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood, Paint

Indigo African Asian Bohemian Embroidery Tapestry Elephants Horses Kings
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Beautiful wall art, wall hanging, tattered and very old, origin unknown.
Category

19th Century Unknown Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Fabric

Chofa Architectural Thai Temple Roof Finial. Original Color. Mid-20th Century.
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Architectural Element. Chofa roof finial from a Thai Temple, with remnants of original color, mid-20th century. On a metal base. This Chofa comes from an old Thai temple. The Chofa- ...
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Mid-20th Century Thai Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Teak, Paint

Carved and Painted Wood Architectural Element in the Form of a Mask "Green Man"
Located in Stamford, CT
A carved and painted wood "Green Man" mask from a facade of a mansion near Seattle, late 19th century. The Green Man is a legendary being primarily interpreted as a symbol of rebir...
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1890s American Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Putaway, Vintage Toy Chest in Lacquered Metal, circa 1960
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Putaway, vintage toy chest in lacquered metal, circa 1960.
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Decorative Tapestry for Wall Robert and John F.Kennedy Late 1960s or Early 1970s
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
Decorative tapestry carpet Normally they were framed with a golden and wooden molding. These tapestries or carpets were very typical of the middle of the last century Almost al...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

NYC 42nd Street Sex Show Street Scene Painting
Located in Atlanta, GA
NYC 42nd Street Peep Show Street Scene Painting, artist unknown, signed Layton, American, circa 1960s. Great depection of New York City's sleazy side, the Times Square area and all i...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Outsider Art "Man in Carriage" Oil on Panel by Bruno Del Favero
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Oil on panel depicting a man in a horse-drawn carriage by acclaimed outsider artist, Bruno Del Favero (b. Italy 1910, d. USA 1995), circa 1970. Fine example showcasing Del Favero's ...
Category

1970s American Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Collection of Three A&W Drive-In Rootbeer Burger Signs
Located in Santa Monica, CA
In 1963, A&W introduce four choices of hamburgers and their corresponding burger family members. Papa Burger, Mama Burger, Teen Burger and Baby Burger. Each burger wrapper had a wrap...
Category

1960s American Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

20th Century Acessorie Fado Guitar Walnut Wood Hand Painted
Located in RIO TINTO, PT
When Fado is sung the world hears passion, saudade, and the heartbreaks in life. Fado is a music genre that can be traced back to the 1820s, in Lisbon, Portugal, but probably has muc...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Folk Art

Materials

Walnut

Large Copper Ships Lantern by Douglas
Located in Norwell, MA
Large copper ships lantern with brass makers badge from the firm of Hugh Douglas of Liverpool. Lantern is highly polished and lacquered, fitted with a fresnel glass lens that is surr...
Category

1920s Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Giant Double Sided Wood Peach Trade Sign from California Farm
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Great wooden trade sign from a California farm. Giant peach with graphics on both sides. Sign reads 'Hamilton's Tree Ripened Peaches 1/2 Mile' on one side, and 'Remember Hamiltons On...
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1980s American Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Ceramic and White Metal 'Alpaca' Set of 6 Pharmacy Jars
Located in Guadalajara, Jalisco
Always unique pieces is what you are going to hear about Jesus Guerrero Santo's work, all the pieces are handmade and created one by one it takes months to produce each peace. This ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Mexican Other Folk Art

Materials

Alpaca, Ceramic

Stunning Vintage Natural Burr Elm & Walnut Fruit Bowl & Apples & Pears Fruit
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning vintage handmade route root burr walnut fruit bowl and a selection of burr elm and & walnut apples and pears A selection of lovely...
Category

20th Century English Modern Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Aubusson Style Large Tapestry Decorative Pillow
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large decorative French Aubusson style tapestry pillow backed with silk velvet. Beautiful vintage French Provincial pillow with Aubusson style roses and decorative floral bouquet. Ne...
Category

1940s French French Provincial Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

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...
Category

Mid-20th Century Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Paiute Burden Basket
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Paiute burden basket with harness leather handles. Much used, well cared for, in use repairs on bottom. Collected White River Nevada, Duck Water Band. Period: Last quarter 19th ce...
Category

Late 19th Century American Native American Antique Folk Art

Materials

Other

Carl Spinner Decorative American Handcrafted Exotic Turned Wood Lacquered Vase
Located in Miami, FL
Original Carl Spinner decorative American Craftsman Art handcrafted exotic turned wood and lacquered flower vase. Marked at the base by Artist and numbered 224. Stunning wood grain...
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Late 20th Century American American Craftsman Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Life Size Bronze African Woman in the Style of Hagenauer
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A nice large bronze of an partially clad African Woman in the style of Hagenauer. This bronze date to the mid-20th century and is quite likely European. Nice patina and a striking p...
Category

1950s Unknown Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Hand Painted Early Americana Folk Art Wall Mount Game Wheel
Located in Wallkill, NY
What a great addition this would make to your home Folk Art game wheel Measuring 31 in x 34.5 in H x 5 in deep.  
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1920s American Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Mid-19th Century Italian Funerary Sign with Stylized Skull
Located in Pasadena, CA
A vintage funerary sign with skull motif and marbleized background in yellow and green tones. Framed panel of painted wood.
Category

19th Century Italian Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Modern Abstract Oil Painting Art after Leonardo Nierman
Located in National City, CA
For your pleasure: Mid-Century Modern oil on board abstract art painting, signed Ilarenton, but difficult to read. Lower left corner has signature. Original gold leaf frame. In the s...
Category

Mid-20th Century Unknown Modern Folk Art

Materials

Other

Pre-Columbian Chimu Multicolor Banner with Geometric Designs
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Beautiful and Impressive Fragment of a Multicolor Banner with Ocher, Red and Purple with Geometric Designs with Birds and Mythic Creatures in Horizontal Bands. This piece is accomp...
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15th Century and Earlier Pre-Columbian Antique Folk Art

Pictorial Motif Ivory Turkish Square Room Size Rug
Located in New York, NY
Room size pictorial Turkish Sivas carpet from the second quarter of the 20th century. The ivory field with a flurry of exotic animals spotted in field and border, accents in lime gre...
Category

Early 20th Century Turkish Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Mid-20th Century Toguna Female Anthropomo Post from Mali
Located in Atlanta, GA
An early to mid-20th century Toguna support post from the Dogon Tribe of Mali, on custom metal stand. This West African hand carved wooden bean was originally used for supporting the...
Category

Mid-20th Century Malian Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Oil on Canvas by Guy Vandenbranden, Belgium, 2000
Located in Brussels, BE
Oil on canvas by Guy Vandenbranden, Belgium, 2000.
Category

Early 2000s Belgian Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Vase 'David by Michelangelo' Mouth, Matt White Ceramic, Italy
Located in Quinto di Treviso, Treviso
The “Andy” ceramic collection VG presents a collection of Classic sculptures which revisits the techniques of pop art. The original work is taken apart; a few details are then remove...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Very Tall Buffalo Fence Post Sculptures
Located in New York, NY
These vintage, solid teak buffalo fence posts read as Minimalist contemporary sculpture and will complement any contemporary setting. From java, Indonesia these objects have a strong...
Category

1940s Indonesian Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Teak