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Golden Bronze Sculpture, Dancer "Dourga" by D.H. Chiparus
Located in Greven, DE
Golden bronze sculpture, dancer "Dourga" by D.H. Chiparus. Real bronze on a marble base with stamp and signature. Demetre Chiparus was born in Romania but works in Paris. He special...
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1920s French Art Deco Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Marble, Gold, Bronze

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Brass

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Iron

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Brass, Chrome

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Group of 4 Ancient Roman Bronze Bracelets
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A group of ancient Roman bronze bracelets. One with a twist design. One with planished tips. From the private collection of Lawrence Majewski, who was a former conservator at t...
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15th Century and Earlier Italian Classical Roman Antique Metal Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Malachite, Gold Plate

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Antique Industrial Steel Ladies Eyeglass Mold, Circa 1965
Located in Stamford, CT
Antique Industrial steel eyeglass mold from 1965. Mounted on a custom made steel stand. Can be displayed with the press plate extended or closed as shown. Untouched surface. Tremendo...
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1960s American Industrial Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Chippewa Quilled Birch Bark Basket
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Chippewa quilled birch bark box with natural quills, star design on lid. Birch bark, quills and sweetgrass. Period: circa 1900 Origin: Chippewa/Minnesota Size: 4" x 2 3/4" H.  
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Early 20th Century American Native American Metal Folk Art

Materials

Other

Navajo Sterling Spirit Dancer by Toby Henderson
Located in Litchfield, CT
By Toby Henderson, Dine-Navajo, American, circa 1980s. This spectacular sterling figure of a Navajo spirit dancer by renowned Navajo silversmith Toby Henderson is highly detailed. He...
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1980s American Native American Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Sterling Silver

Vintage Headhunter Brass and Trade Bead Necklace, Nagaland
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage headhunter brass and trade bead necklace, Nagaland Trade beads with a brass medallion of a hunter's head shaped like a fish as the centerpiece, attributed to the Konyak and ...
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20th Century Indian Folk Art Metal Folk Art

Materials

Tin

18th Century Italian Rococo Mecca Hand Carved Tassels 'Group of 5'
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian hand carved mecca tassels. The tassels originally came from an Italian church in Tuscany and were used during feast days. These tassels were commonly used to ado...
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18th Century Italian Rococo Antique Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metal, Silver Leaf

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Copper

19th Century Antique Powder Horn with Scrimshaw
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare 19th century antique powder horn with scrimshaw, circa 1872. The horn is inscribed "Charles Lee" in scroll on the side of the horn and the wood cap is carved with the initials "...
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Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Antique Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metal

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Mid-20th Century American Duck Head Door Knocker
Located in Chicago, IL
A whimsical mid-20th century American cast brass duck head door knocker.
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Mid-20th Century American Country Metal Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Early 20th Century French Double Sided Enameled Little Apartments for Rent Sign
Located in Fayetteville, AR
This early 20th century French blue and white enameled bombe sign is double sided. Written on the face of each side and surrounded by a fine border is "Petits Appartements a Louer" o...
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Early 20th Century French Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metal

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Andrianna Shamaris Papua Orchard Skirt Made From Orchard Bark
Located in New York, NY
Antique skirt from Papua. Hand made from multiple lengths of yellow, brown, maroon and tan orchard bark. Set on a modern steel base. So beautiful. This Papua skirt was sourced in ...
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1950s Primitive Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metal

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metal

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...
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1950s Unknown Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Moroccan Silver Plated Tea Pot
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Traditional vintage silvered-metal and brass Moroccan tea pot, embossed with traditional repousse design, nicely aged, handcrafted in Fez, stamped in bottom. Great silver plated and ...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Moorish Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metal, Brass

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metal

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....
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1970s American Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Mexican Ceramic Jug with Fishes 1996 Dolores Porras Folk Art Decorative Piece
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...
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1990s Mexican Folk Art Metal Folk Art

Materials

Enamel

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metal

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...
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1960s American Folk Art Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

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 Metal Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Child Amulet Lock, Silver Alloy, Yao or Hmong of SW China, Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Child amulet lock necklace, silver alloy with repousse work and hanging bells. Yao or Hmong of SW China, early 20th century. Fastened on a chain necklace. Lock shaped amulets were me...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Tribal Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metal, Silver

Early 20th Century Vintage French Eight Bottle Wine Carrier Basket
Located in Houston, TX
Early 20th century vintage French eight bottle wine carrier basket from France. Antique French handmade wine bottle carrier rack for 8 bottles, made of metal with a wooden handle. Us...
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Early 20th Century French Metal Folk Art

Materials

Iron, Tin

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...
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Late 19th Century American Native American Antique Metal Folk Art

Materials

Other

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...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Modern Metal Folk Art

Materials

Other

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...
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Mid-20th Century Malian Metal Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Chinese Campaign Camphor Wood Floral Painted Leather Nautical Chest, Circa 1820
Located in Charleston, SC
Chinese Campaign camphor wood hinged nautical chest covered in hand painted floral leather with brass studs, mounts, side handles, and terminating on the original bulbous painted bun...
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1820s Chinese Chinese Export Antique Metal Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Early 20th Century Silver Apron Counter Weight, Miao or Dong Culture, China
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early 20th century silver apron counter weight, Miao or Dong culture, Hunan or Guangxi province, China A sinuous silver counterweight worn at the back of an apron, weighing in at ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Tribal Metal Folk Art

Materials

Silver

Brass Repousse Rose Water Perfume Sprinkler Bottle
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Brass repousse decorative collectible rose, orange water perfume sprinkler bottle. Brass hammered and chase design. They are used to spray rose water on guest at the entrance on spec...
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Mid-20th Century Indian Moorish Metal Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Metallic Blue and Silver Brocade 1970s Maxi Dress Caftan, Evening Gown Kaftan
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Metallic blue and silver brocade dress kaftan with silver and blue trim. Handmade long maxi dress caftan from North Africa, Morocco. Vintage exotic 1970s silver metallic brocade ca...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Moorish Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metallic Thread

French Limoges Enamel Portrait Plaque Depicting Catherine de Medici
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A French Limoges enamel portrait plaque depicting Catherine de Medici, 19th century contained in an ebonized frame monogrammed and dated to the reverse Diameter of plaque 3 1/2 in...
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19th Century Antique Metal Folk Art

Materials

Enamel

Hawaii "Volcanic Activity" Vintage Road Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Authentic road sign from Hawaii Route 19. Part of the Mamalahoa Highway on the big island of Hawaii. New old stock, never used. Cool piece of Hawaiiana.
Category

Early 2000s American Metal Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Lucky Horn Ceramic Sculpture Glazed Majolica Platinum Gold Hand Painted, Italy
Located in London, GB
Francesco Raimondi, Lucky Horn, 2020 glazed earthenware, platinum and gold, hand painted, unique piece Measures: Approximate 100cm x 25 cm A cornicello Italian for '"little horn" o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Renaissance Revival Metal Folk Art

Materials

Gold, Platinum

English Brass and Mahogany Yacht Binnacle Southampton, Circa 1870
Located in Charleston, SC
English yacht binnacle mounted on a mahogany rope motif base, oval glass viewing port, with the original removable brass vented side light and carrying handle. Binnacle is fitted wit...
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1870s English Victorian Antique Metal Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Incredible Carving of the Standing Ram Golden Fleece
Located in Nantucket, MA
Intricately carved and gilded with an iron hook and chain. This sculpture is a copy of a traditional trade sign of a London woolen draper’s shop. The trade sign was an accessible m...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Metal Folk Art

Materials

Gold Leaf

19th Century Polychrome Original Painted Hubley Iron Lg Doorstop
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century original painted Hubley cast iron doorstop is in fine condition and has a great patina. This is a large floral doorstop with heavy weight.
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Late 19th Century American Country Antique Metal Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Vintage English Rifle Bayonet, 1940s
Located in National City, CA
Vintage English rifle bayonet, circa 1940s. Measure: 15" L x 1.75." D.
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1940s English Mid-Century Modern Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Collection of 12 Vintage Tin lithograph Toys
Located in Redding, CT
Collection of 12 vintage tin lithograph lithograph toys. The set includes a German Ferris Wheel by Joseph Wagner which has the original key to wind it. 7 noisemakers, 3 wind up anima...
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1960s German Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Tin

Set of Temperance Day Sheet Metal Road Signs, circa 1951
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Created by the Seventh-Day Adventists church in 1951 for their October 27th, 1951 Temperance Day "Weapons and Warfare" Campaign against alcohol consumption in the United States. The ...
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1950s American Folk Art Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

1950s United States New York Kelvin & Willfrido Bronze & Iron Ship's Binnacle
Located in Malaga, ES
Original 1950s United Sates New York Kelvin & Willfrid bronze and iron ship's binnacle, with manufacturers details on frontal plaque reading: Kelvin & Wilfrid O. White Co. Nauti...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Metal Folk Art

Materials

Bronze, Iron

19th Century Italian Wirework Basket
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Wonderful and very rare wirework basket with a great form. Iron and zinc, Italy, circa 1850-1900 Weathered.
Category

19th Century Italian Antique Metal Folk Art

Materials

Iron, Zinc

Japan 1920s Hand Painted Garden “Moon Gazing" Rabbit
Located in South Burlington, VT
Here's a beautiful and unique way to accent your special garden spot with this unusual treasure from Japan! This is a hard to find solid and finely cast effigy of a tall "moon ga...
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1920s Japanese Taisho Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Parchment Folk Art African Wall Sconce
Located in North Hollywood, CA
African Tribal Art parchment wall shade sconce featuring a large triangle hide form stitched on iron and hand painted surface. These Moroccan Art pieces could be used as wall lamp sh...
Category

20th Century Moroccan Moorish Metal Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Pair of Horsehair Fly Whisks, Yi of Yunnan, China, Early to Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Pair of horsehair fly whisks. Yi of Yunnan, China, early to mid-20th century. Mounted on metal stands. Incorporating twining and braiding techniques. Dimensions: Left - 18 inches t...
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1930s Chinese Tribal Vintage Metal Folk Art

Materials

Other

Moroccan Tribal Silver Jewelry Choker
Located in North Hollywood, CA
A Moroccan Tribal jewelry vintage chocker inlaid with colorful glass beads in red and green and dangling coins. German silver, but not of the standard of sterling and richly embell...
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Mid-20th Century Pakistani Tribal Metal Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Stunning Antique Leaded-Glass Window Picturing The Queen of the East, ca. 1899
Located in Langweer, NL
Original Antique Leaded-glass window depicting "Batavia, Queen of the East' & the Coat of Arms of Batavia, in wooden door, execution Atelier van Gebrand Glas 't Prinsenhof - Jan Scho...
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1890s European Art Nouveau Antique Metal Folk Art

Materials

Lead

Gilt Verre Églomisé, Cheap Funerals Trade Shop Sign Oliver Twist
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A rather tongue-in-cheek reverse painting and gilt doubled sided trade sign, reading "CHEAP FUNERALS" flippant to say the least. The sign shows signs of age related wear, as you w...
Category

Early 20th Century English Metal Folk Art

Materials

Wrought Iron