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Solid Brass U.S. Navy Ship's Binnacle
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass battleship binnacle with gimballed compass. Iron compensating balls are mounted to brackets. Quite heavy. from the US Navy. Torpedo base. Great polish job. Overall dim...
Category

1940s Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Large 19th Century Sailor's Woolie of Ship and Lighthouse, circa 1870
Located in Nantucket, MA
Large 19th century Sailor's Woolie of Ship and Lighthouse, circa 1870, a sailor's hand embroidered woolen yarn panel depicting a full rigged ship approaching a lighthouse on a headla...
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1870s English Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wool

19th Century Religious Figure
Located in Houston, TX
19th century religious figure used in a chapel for decorative purposes. Beautifully carved figure standing on top of a sphere resembling the world. Probably a Madonna that would be c...
Category

19th Century Mexican Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Anatole Turkish Hand Knotted Wool and Goat Hair Rug, circa 1990
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Anatole rug from Turkey, circa 1990. Hand knotted wool and goat hair Measures: 214 x 239 cm 20541.
Category

1990s Turkish Country Folk Art

Materials

Wool, Goat Hair

Easter Island Moai Monolithic Head Statue, Small Version
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Easter Island Moai Monolithic head statue, Small Version A unique striking diminutive version of the colossal ancient monolithic head sculptures of the Polynesian Easter Island. T...
Category

Early 20th Century Micronesian Other Folk Art

Materials

Stone

Keith Haring, Original Poster, Italy, circa 1991
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Keith Haring, Original poster of an exhibition in 1991 Paper, Italy, circa 1991 Modern baguette frame. Measures: Width 70, height 85 cm.
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Etro Home Interiors Perseus Mirror in Bronze Wood with Polished Brass
By Etro
Located in Cantu, IT
Structure in glossy dark wengè and patinated bronze wood. Bevelled natural mirror. Details in polished brass. L 89 D 5 H 140
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Hand Carved Wood "Deposit Trash Here" Sign c.1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
About This is an original hand craved and hand painted wooden "Deposit Trash Here" sign. Creator: Unknown. Date of manufacture: c.1940. Materials and techniques: Wood, paint....
Category

Early 20th Century Rustic Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Moroccan Moorish Star Blue Hand Painted Side Table
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Moroccan colorful hand painted and carved side occasional blue table with Moorish designs. Pedestal table in blue background with multicolored floral and geometric designs. Very de...
Category

20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Folk Art

Materials

Wood

"Magic Mouse" Mechanical Bank, Japan, circa 1964
Located in Incline Village, NV
For the mechanical bank and toy enthusiast, listed is a tin, lithographed and painted, all original 1960s mechanical bank made by the Yone Company of Japan (see image of logo on side...
Category

Mid-20th Century Japanese Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Tin

Pair of Knud Albert Hand Carved Animal Sculptures Denmark
Located in Round Rock, TX
A rare pair of hand carved, organic, abstract animal sculptures by Knud Albert. Each figure is carved from a single piece of wood. All are unique and one of a kind.
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Rosewood, Teak

Brass Lantern by National Marine Lamp Company
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass highly polished starboard ships lantern with rich blue fresnel lens. Mounted to a custom wood base with rich dark finish. Engraved " National Marine Lamp Company, New Yor...
Category

1930s Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Hand Carved Wood Bear Head Nutcracker
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A vintage wooden carved bear head nutcracker, with glass eyes. Executed in Brienz, circa 1920. Measures: Width 2.36" (6cm) Height 7.87" (20cm) Depth 3.15" (8cm).
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Ceramic Vase from the 1950s by the French Ceramist Edouard Cazaux F296
Located in Lyon, FR
Ceramic vase from the 1950s by the French ceramist Edouard Cazaux. Very nice drawings of the artist of women and goats all around the vase that create an impression of movement, enam...
Category

1950s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

6.5 Feet Long Folk-Art Model of a Riverboat, “Talbot”
Located in Doylestown, PA
A large (80” long!) and important Folk Art model of the side-paddle riverboat “Talbot” mid-20th century or earlier, artist unknown. Scratch-made, in wood, wire, and other “found” mat...
Category

20th Century American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Aboriginal Paintings by Raelene Kerinauia
By Raelene Kerinauia
Located in Atlanta, GA
Artist: Raelene Kerinauia (1962- ) Nationality: Australian Region: Melville island, northern territory Language group: Tiwi Medium: Ochre on canvas Measurement: 30 x 80 cm each ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Australian Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

Set of Australian Aboriginal Items with Spear Thrower, Shield and Boomerang
Located in Leuven , BE
Set of Australian Aboriginal items with spear thrower, shield and boomerang.
Category

20th Century Australian Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Haitian Oil Painting on Canvas with Tigers
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Whimsical oil painting on canvas with tigers and elephants in a stylized jungle setting, painted in a folky, naive style typical of Haitian artists. Signed Yvon at the bottom and pre...
Category

20th Century Haitian Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

Moorish Glazed Ceramic Vase with Arabic Black Calligraphy Writing, Fez
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large Moroccan glazed ceramic vase from Fez. Moorish Granada style ceramic handcrafted and hand painted with Arabic calligraphy writing. This kind of art writing looks calligraphic i...
Category

20th Century Moroccan Islamic Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

19th Century Roullet et Decamps French Rare Oversized Automaton Cow
Located in London, GB
19th century Roullet et Decamps Automaton cow We are proud to offer a rare circa 1880 automaton mooing cow, attributed to Roullet et Decamps and large. This item is rare due to its f...
Category

1880s French Victorian Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paper, Faux Fur

Fichtinger Ceramic "They Would Look Good Together"
Located in Phoenix, AZ
1987 large scale ceramic bust of a boy and his dog by Tucson artist Gayle Fichtinger titled "They Would Look Good Together". Base measures 10.5 inches by 8 inches. Finished on all si...
Category

1980s American Post-Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Very Large Strong Expressive Cubist Dan Mask Early 20th Century Liberia, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A very large old cubist Dan wood mask with strong expressive look, angular cheeks, with powerfully carved mouth. Created early 20th century by the Dan People of Liberia and Cote d'Iv...
Category

Early 20th Century Liberian Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Early and Rare Abstract Rehamna Berber Carpet
Located in Milan, IT
The carpets of the Rehamna derive from the Haouz, a landscape of hills and plains situated between the Middle Atlas and the Atlantic ocean mostly inhabited by Arabic groups and arabi...
Category

1920s Moroccan Tribal Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Hand Carved Wooden Mother and Child Statue
Located in Redding, CT
Hand carved wooden mother and child statue. Or Madonna and child. Mid Century modernist in style. Nice rich wood patina with intricate craftsmen detail. We think the wood is walnut. ...
Category

1960s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Walnut

Los Angeles Slippery Road Highway Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage plastic road sign from Los Angeles. Slippery road ahead. Large in scale. Yellow background with black graphics. Cool piece of wall art.
Category

1970s American Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Plastic

Navajo Ganado Textile, 1920s
Located in Santa Fe, NM
A Navajo Ganado Textile in a crimson and neutral palette, 1920s.
Category

1920s North American Native American Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Michele Cascella 'Italian 1892-1989'
Located in Washington Crossing, PA
Michele Cascella (Italian 1892-1989) House in Italy, Oil on canvas Measures: 56 x 71.5 cm (22 x 28 1/8 in.) signed lower left. Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, October 7,...
Category

20th Century Italian Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

Vintage Moroccan Kaftan Brocade Embroidered with Pink and Gold Trim, circa 1970
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Elegant vintage designer Moroccan caftan, floral brocade embroidered with hot pink and gold trim. This chic Gypsy Bohemian maxi dress kaftan is embroidered and embellished with gold ...
Category

20th Century Moroccan Moorish Folk Art

Materials

Brocade

18th Century Italian Rococo Silver Leaf Hand Carved Tassels 'Group of 5'
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian hand carved silver leaf tassels. The tassels originally came from an Italian church in Tuscany and were used during feast days. These tassels were commonly used ...
Category

18th Century Italian Rococo Antique Folk Art

Materials

Metal, Gold Leaf

Vintage Wooden Mortar and Pestle, Italy
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Wooden footed mortar and pestle hand turned and carved from one piece of dense fruitwood. Handcrafted by artisan in Italy, vintage Mid-Century Modern hand turned wood Mortar and Pe...
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Organic Modern Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Fruitwood

"Erratic Geometry" Grey Limestone Sculpture by Irish Artist Helen O'connell
Located in Brooklyn, NY
"Erratic Geometry" is the name given to this remarkable sculpture series by Irish artist Helen O'Connell. Composed of Irish Kilkenny limestone, it shows the mastery of her chisel in ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Irish Modern Folk Art

Materials

Limestone

Large French Hand Hammered Copper Pitcher 23"H
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Very nice early 20th century French hand hammered copper pitcher with hammed scrolled iron handle. Great condition, bright and classy. Period: Early 20th century Origin: France Size...
Category

Early 20th Century French Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Ceramic and White Metal 'Alpaca' Chest
Located in Guadalajara, Jalisco
Always unique piece 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 piece. This c...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Mexican Other Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic, Alpaca

Native American Hopi Large Hand Carved Painted Kachina Doll
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderfully hand-painted/detailed and decorated Native American Hopi Kachina doll. Nice size. A striking piece overall. From a collection of Native American objects and artifac...
Category

20th Century American Native American Folk Art

Materials

Textile, Wood, Paint

Folk Art Inlaid Side Table with Starburst
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fantastic side table is all handmade inlaid starburst top. The base is walnut legs added on to the top. Fantastic inlaid work.
Category

20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Bruce Houston, Painted Sculpture, Frank Stella Truck, Pop Art, Signed
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Great Work for the L A artist Bruce Houston. Signed. This is one of his icon works of art.
Category

1990s American Post-Modern Folk Art

Materials

Wood

19th Century American Trade Sign 'Crook', Medina, NY
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
19th century American trade sign 'Crook', Medina, NY Craftsman made, with sand-painted back ground with 10" x 12" giltwood letters spelling 'Crook' Inscribed on back " (obliterated...
Category

19th Century American Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Giltwood

Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt
Located in Darnestown, MD
This is a very striking example of a classic Barnraising Log cabin quilt. The fabrics are prints with the exception of the red centers that really "pop" against the calico. The quilt...
Category

1880s American Country Antique Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Figure of a Thai Angel
Located in Chicago, IL
A finely carved wooden sculpture of a Buddhist angel in the Northern Thai style. It is covered in natural lacquer, gold leaf, polychrome, and glass mirror "jewels" embedded in the su...
Category

19th Century Thai Antique Folk Art

Materials

Teak, Lacquer

Danese Milano Sei, L’orso Print by Enzo Mari
Located in Hicksville, NY
L’Orso è is a three-colour silkscreen print and is part of the Nature Series (Serie della Natura). The print is part of a study to transform an image into a symbol through the system...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Danese Milano Scrittura Illeggibile White Print by Bruno Munari
Located in Hicksville, NY
Scrittura illeggibile bianco is a four-colour silkscreen print and is part of the collection “Edizioni d’arte” (Art Editions). The concept is based on the idea of observing writings ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Framed Akha Tribe Hand Embroidered Shoulder Bag
Located in Chicago, IL
This hand embroidered shoulder is from the Akha tribe and has been framed for display on a wall. The Akha are an indigenous hill tribe who live in small villages at higher elevations...
Category

Mid-20th Century Thai Folk Art

Materials

Hemp

Large Acoma Vessel
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A lovely large vintage acoma pottery vessel. Signed on the bottom but seemingly worn away and I cannot make it out. Beautiful geometric pattern in the style of Lucy Lweis and other g...
Category

20th Century American Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Samuel Mazy White Porcelain Rosebush Sculpture
Located in Toronto, ON
Enhance your table with these delicate porcelain flowers by French artist Samuel Mazy, exclusive to Maison Nurita in Canada. Mazy has been working as a ceramist for nearly 20 years i...
Category

2010s French Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Antique 19th Century Dowry or Wedding Armoire w/ Maroon Paint & Floral Bouquets
Located in Miami, FL
A beautiful wedding armoire featuring painted urns with floral bouquets on the red panels of the doors, with swags of flowers along the frieze and waist that are all stylized represe...
Category

1820s Austrian Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Pine, Paint

English Reclaimed Full Bodied Copper Cockerel Weathervane
Located in Wormelow, Herefordshire
An English full bodied copper cockerel weather vane.
Category

20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Copper, Iron

Evocazione #15 by Marco Bellini
Located in Geneve, CH
Evocazione #15 by Marco Bellini Dimensions: 74 H x 7 W cm Materials: European walnut Fire, green vitriol, iron acetate Marco was born in the middle of the rice fields of Verce...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Folk Art

Materials

Walnut

Ceramic Horse Figure Whistle from Mexico, 1980s
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Orange and black glazed horse figure and whistle from Morelos, Mexico, 1980s. These Folk Art ceramic figures were available during traveling carnivals throughout Mexico in the early ...
Category

1980s Mexican Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Bamba'S', Bamboo Side Table
Located in Bangkok, TH
Bamba is an ode to bamboo. Gathered in strength and though covered in black, the organic nature still shines through honoring the materiality of the tree. The top portion was created...
Category

2010s Thai Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Bamboo

Vintage Azilal Moroccan Berber Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven with natural, undyed wool, this rug belongs to the earliest group of Azilal weavings and the first ones to appear on the market around the turn of the Millennium. Azilal rugs s...
Category

1950s Moroccan Tribal Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Indian Chief Motif Porcelain Humidor, American, circa 1900
Located in Incline Village, NV
Fine quality hand painted porcelain humidor is in excellent all original condition with no chips, repairs, or overpaint; nice bright crisp paint and detail. No mark, but definitely A...
Category

Early 1900s American Native American Antique Folk Art

Materials

Porcelain

Antique Persian Heriz Carpet, Handmade Wool Oriental Rug, Rust, Navy, Lt Blue
Located in New York, NY
Heriz carpets are the staple of the furnishing market and remain the most popular of all NW Persian carpets. They were produced for the rapidly growing US market in the late 19th-ear...
Category

Early 20th Century Persian Heriz Serapi Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Rare Double Face Vintage Moroccan Berber Open Field Rug
Located in Milan, IT
A rare Middle Atlas Berber rug from the Zemmour region, distinguished by the fact that it has pile on both sides- red in different gradations on the displayed side and orange in many...
Category

1970s Moroccan Tribal Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Reverse Painting on Glass of George and Martha Washington by W. M. Prior
By William Matthew Prior
Located in Nantucket, MA
19th century reverse painted on glass portrait of George and Martha Washington by William Matthew Prior (1806 - 1873), one of New England's great itinerant folk artists. Dating from ...
Category

1830s American Federal Antique Folk Art

Materials

Glass

Mexican Ceramic Jug Vase Fishes 1994 Dolores Porras Folk Art Decorative Vessel
Located in Queretaro, Queretaro
Dolores Porras Enríquez is widely known throughout Mexico and the world for being the creator of a technique rooted in the land of Oaxaca: pottery in natural color, glazed and decora...
Category

1990s Mexican Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Enamel

19th Century Belgian Devotional Painting in Wooden Frame
Located in High Point, NC
An oil painting from Belgium, circa 1800, depicting Christ’s crucifixion, in an ornate carved wooden frame. The scene is rendered in dark, moody colors: black clouds and windswept fa...
Category

19th Century Belgian Antique Folk Art

Materials

Canvas, Oak, Paint

Rojjarnar, 'Corner pattern', Vernacular Dining Chair
Located in Bangkok, TH
Rojjarnar was inspired by the vernacular language of simple chair construction. Hard and soft elements contrast each other in textures and designs. Kitt.Ta.Khon draws from traditiona...
Category

2010s Thai Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Plastic, Wood

Wayne Bates Postmodern Decorative Ceramic Charger
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The practice of sgraffito is on full display on this plate made by ceramic artist Wayne L Bates. After spending decades teaching at various arts institutions, Bates became inspired b...
Category

Late 20th Century American Post-Modern Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic, Porcelain