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Collection of Antique Wrought Iron Eel Forks
Located in Søborg, DK
A collection of 10 wrought iron eel forks from the 18th century. Extremely decorative and each one unique. Each one is a work of art. Sizes vary from 36 cm to 63 cm. Would look a...
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Danish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wrought Iron

17thc Polychrome Painted Ceiling Panel
Located in Harrogate, GB
Circa 1680. 17thc polychrome painted ceiling panel Mounted on a later block   Measures: W48 x D11 x H39.5cm.
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Rustic French Spinning Wheel with Original Parts from the 18th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French rustic spinning wheel from the 18th century, with original parts. Created in France during the 18th century, this spinning wheel will be an excellent decorative addition to ...
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French Rustic Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Collection of Antique Wrought Iron Eel Forks
Located in Søborg, DK
A collection of 10 wrought iron eel forks from the 18th century. Extremely decorative and each one unique. Each one is a work of art. Sizes vary from 36 cm to 63 cm. Would lo...
Category

Danish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wrought Iron

1762 Chester County Pennsylvania Warwick Furnace Cast Iron Stove Plate by Potts
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A fine 18th century Chester County cast iron stove plate. Made by Jahn (or John) Potts in the Warwick Furnace in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Inscribed: 1 7 6 2 / GOTES BRYN...
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American American Colonial Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Spanish Colonial Gilt Wood Reliquary or Table Box
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is an outstanding example of a late 18th/early 19th century Spanish Colonial Reliquary or table box. The emerald green combined with the gold leaf decoration makes this gorgeous...
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Mexican Spanish Colonial Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Gold Leaf

18th Century French Hand Forged Iron Game Rack
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Large hand forged iron game rack, France, circa 1750.
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French Primitive Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Iron

18th Century Swedish Folk Art Painted Bentwood Box
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful and rare Folk Art painted bentwood box, that was once used for storage. Stunning traces of color, Sweden, circa 1750. Weathered.  
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Swedish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Bentwood

Large 17th-18th Century Primitive Spanish Chariot Wheel
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful and very rare primitive chariot wheel. Great weathered look Spain, circa 1600-1750. Weathered, small losses.
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Spanish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Small 18th Century Swedish Folk Art Bentwood Box
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful Swedish bentwood box that once was used for storage. Real rare piece, Sweden, circa 1750. Weathered and small losses.
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Swedish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wood

18th or Early 19th Century Pine Kitchen Shelf
Located in Nantucket, MA
18th or early 19th century pine kitchen shelf, likely to be from Pennsylvania, circa 1780, having a stylish fluted crest and apron influenced by classic Chippendale flame finials, wi...
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American American Colonial Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Pine

18th Century French Hammered Copper Jug or Pitcher with Iron Loop Handle
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is an interesting 18th century, French, hammered copper jug or pitcher with an iron loop handle. The jug or pitcher is all hand made with a hammered copper body and formed ri...
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French Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Copper, Iron

Large Early 19th Century Copper Pan by Searcy
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Large early 19th century copper pan by Searcy This is a lovely looking Georgian preserving pan, the pan was obviously a very treasured piece, it has riveted handles, high sides w...
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Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Roman Micro-Mosaic Portrait of a Woman
Located in Middleburg, VA
This incredible Roman micro-mosaic portrait of a woman shows off a woman warrior in all her glory. Not only interesting because of its age the subject makes it even more unique. It...
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Italian Greco Roman Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Stone

Gustavian, 18th Century Plate Rack with Original Rosemåling Painting
Located in New York, NY
Gustavian Swedish 18th century plate rack with original gorgeous rosemåling painting, circa 1800, origin: Northern Sweden.
Category

Swedish Gustavian Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Wood

Fine Rustic Late 18th Century Cassone
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A very authentic and early Cassone with handsome time-softened wood and three Folk Art floral panels on the front. In all original condition, the chest has Stylized Lion Paw front fe...
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European Rustic Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Sampler, 1721 Alphabet Sampler by Judeth Skinner
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
Band sampler by Judeth Skinner dated 1721. Worked in silk and cotton on linen ground, in a great variety of stitches including very fine Algerian eye and some raised work. Divider li...
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British Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Linen

Hand Painted Allmoge Water/Beer Tankard, Dalarna, Sweden, Circa 1800
Located in New York, NY
Scandinavian drinking tankard with exceptionally beautiful painting, origin: Dalarna, Sweden, circa 1800, incised with Farmer's Marks on Bottom: JH / SH The word "tankard" originall...
Category

Swedish Country Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wood

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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Swedish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wood

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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Norwegian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Softwood

Fine Sino Hispanic Portuguese Chinese Colonial Wooden Sculpture of a Jesuit
Located in Amsterdam, NL
An early Chinese wood sculpture of a Portuguese or Spanish Jesuit Possibly Macao, 17th-early 18th century, indistinctly inscribed at the front of the base Measure: H 22.6 cm ...
Category

Japanese Edo Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Boxwood

Georgiana
Located in New York, NY
Georgiana, milady's companion. Life-size. Previously resided in a grand English country house, below stairs. Dressed in her finest apron, wearing a string of South Sea Island pearls.
Category

English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Beech

Large 18th Century Iron Pot Holder from Scandinavia
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Large 18th century forged iron pot holder with adjustable height to raise or sink the pot closer or more far away the fire. Measures: Maximum height 67.71 inches (172 cm), 48 inches ...
Category

Scandinavian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Norwegian Tankard
Located in San Francisco, CA
A fine and important Norwegian tankard in birch burl wood with carved lion motif on top of lid, thumb piece and feet. Beautiful color, ceremonial markings on inside, lovely metal str...
Category

Norwegian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wood

A rare continental Alms Box, probably from Germany
Located in San Francisco, CA
Wonderful treen and wrought iron alms box with functioning lock in all original condition. The cylindrical form with turning wheel decorations, the ironwork a little loose due to ...
Category

German Gothic Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Iron

English Needlework Sampler by Sarah Rudd, 1695
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique English Needlework Sampler by Sarah Rudd, 1695, an exceptionally early needlework and lace "Band Sampler" on linen panel having rows of many various types of flowers, geometr...
Category

English Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Linen

Five Assorted Italian Iron Trivets Antique Wrought Iron Rests from 1780
Located in Milan, IT
From Italy a unique set of five 18th and 19th century assorted Italian flat iron trivets used to place hot irons to protect the preservation of tables, cloth and from hot charcoal an...
Category

Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Iron

American Needlework Sampler by Eliza Jordan, Aged 12, Late 18th Century
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique American needlework sampler by Eliza Jordan, aged 12, late 18th century, a very fine and fanciful pictorial needlework sampler on linen panel featuring a great variety of ani...
Category

American Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Linen

18th Century Polish Brass Hanukkah Lamp
Located in New York, NY
The backplate is cast and featuring a deer in the center surrounded by open scrollwork. The side panels fitted with two servant lights, fronted by a row of eight oil fonts. Scholars ...
Category

Polish Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Brass

18th Century Polish Brass Hanukkah Lamp Modeled after Synagogue Facade
Located in New York, NY
The brass freestanding back-walled Hanukkah lamp consists of eight oil containers, a parapet, back, and sidewalls. Eight triangular spouted oil containers are fastened to the back w...
Category

Polish Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Box Lined with Hand-Embossed Leather 'Cordoman' and Silk Velvet, 18th Century
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
Antique box lined with hand-embossed leather (cordoman) and silk velvet inside Antique chest or jewelry box made of embossed leather (Cordoman) and lined with maroon silk velvet ...
Category

Spanish Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Leather

18th Century "Shepherdess" Silk Embroidery Framed in Burl Walnut
Located in San Francisco, CA
18th century "Shepherdess" silk embroidery framed in burl walnut Fine antique embroidery with a young shepherdess with her lamb Dimensions: 7" wide x 9" high The burl walnut...
Category

American Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Silk

Italian Polychromed Crucifix
Located in Cookeville, TN
This is a rustic polychromed crucifix from Italy. Jesus is sadly hanging his head to the side. The soft colors add to the beauty of this piece. There is a wire inserted in the back f...
Category

Italian Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Plaster, Paint

Danish 18th Century Carved Dated Mange Board
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Folk Art from Northern Europe. Danish mangle board in original untouched condition. Blue and red paint with age related patina and wear. Decorated with carvings, dated 1767. The man...
Category

Danish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Beech, Pine

Exceptional 18th Century Rocking Horse
Located in Helsingborg, SE
Exceptional 18th century Swedish wooden rocking horse in original color with great proportions and detail, circa 1750 The condition is very good. The horse is structurally good an...
Category

Swedish Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wood

South Indian Bronze Dancers Ritual Breast Plate on Stand
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A rare and wonderful antique South Indian bronze breast plate mounted on a purpose made display stand believed to date from the 17th or 18th century. The breast plate is modeled as a...
Category

Indian Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Georgian Embroidered Darning Sampler, circa 1797
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
Darning Sampler, circa 1797. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Colours green, pink and gold. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and numbers 1-22. No s...
Category

English Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Silk

Antique Original Hand Painted Flax Tool /Scutching Knife with Yellow and Red Tri
Located in Round Top, TX
Antique original green painted Swedish scutching knife with simplistic red and yellow trim accenting the hand painted flowers. This Swedish hand carved farm tool was used during the ...
Category

Swedish Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Early 18th Century Dutch Brass Hanukkah Lamp Menorah
Located in New York, NY
Cut, pierced, and repoussé brass sheet Hanukkah Lamp Menorah, The Netherlands, circa 1800. Backplate in the form of pointed arch, in its center a convex in the form of an upside-down...
Category

Dutch Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Brass

18th Century Wooden Torah Pointer from Alsace
Located in New York, NY
Rare Alsace carved wooden Torah Pointer (YAD), 18th century. The body of the pointer is engraved in its first part with a decoration of palmettes and stripes. It then continues with...
Category

German Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Walnut

18th Century German Pewter Purim Plate
Located in New York, NY
Pewter Purim dish, Germany, late 18th century. The outer rim has wriggle-work engraving stating “and of sending portions one to another and gifts to the poor” (Esther 9:22). Interspe...
Category

German Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Pewter

18th Century Polish Brass Hanukkah Lamp Menorah
Located in New York, NY
Brass Hanukkah Lamp, Poland, 18th century. Brass, cast, an openwork, rectangular base is screwed onto the sides, raised on four legs, and the back wall. A cuboidal tray, internally d...
Category

Polish Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Brass

18th Century Galician Brass Hanukkah Lamp Menorah
Located in New York, NY
Cast brass Hanukkah Lamp, Galicia, 18th century. The backplate is cast and pierced featuring dense scrollwork. The side panels fitted with two servant lights, fronted by a row of eig...
Category

Polish Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Brass

18th Century Galician Brass Hanukkah Lamp Menorah
Located in New York, NY
The backplate is cast with two rampant Lions of Judah flanking a Tree of Life, this scene surmounted by a pair of fully formed birds. At the base of the tree in Hebrew, in high relie...
Category

Polish Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Brass

18th Century Galician Brass Hanukkah Lamp Menorah
Located in New York, NY
The backplate is cast with two rampant Lions of Judah flanking a topped crown cartouche with the Temple Menorah inside, the side panels fitted with two servant lights, fronted by a r...
Category

Polish Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Brass

18th Century German Pewter Passover Plate
Located in New York, NY
Pewter passover tray, Germany, 18th century. The outer rim has wriggle- work engraving of the order of the Seder service, along with a pair of birds flanking two Hebrew letters, whic...
Category

German Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Pewter

18th Century Polish Brass Hanukkah Lamp
Located in New York, NY
The backplate is cast and pierced with a central two-handled vase of flowers, flanked by fully formed birds with their heads turned outward. The side panels fitted with two servant l...
Category

Polish Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Scandinavian 18th Century Folk Art Hat Or Wick Box
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Large Danish wooden hat or wig box of wood with original painting.
Category

Danish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wood

18th Century Baroque Square Belgian Oak and Iron Casket
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Square Belgium 18th century Baroque oak and iron casket.   
Category

Belgian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Brass, Iron

18th Century European Carved Pine Trunk
Located in San Francisco, CA
18th century European carved pine trunk Brilliant antique trunk / blanket chest from Europe. This can also be used as a toy chest, games chest, linen chest, etc. The chest meas...
Category

British Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Pine

14th Century, France, Heavy Forged Iron and Hardwood Chariot Wheel
Located in Leuven , BE
Heavy Chariot wheel with hand forged riveted rim and iron cross straps on both sides. Could be easily transformed in a table.
Category

French Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Wrought Iron

Charles II Antique Silk Work Embroidery Picture of Abraham
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
Charles II antique silk work embroidery picture. The embroidery is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Colors blues, cream, gold, greens and browns. Pictorial s...
Category

English Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Silk

Gunpowder Horn with Great Engravings, 18th Century
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Item e4127 An antique gunpowder horn made of horn and wood. With engraved hunting scenes, depicting a stylized deer and a chamois group in a rocky scenery. Handmade in Germany in se...
Category

German Black Forest Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Horn

French 18th Century Bed Warmer with Coat of Arm Symbols
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
An 18th century French bed warmer in copper with wooden handle. With the hammered decoration of a noble family own coat-of-arms. The last is showing an unicorn which is a symbol for ...
Category

French Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Late 18th Century Needlepoint Portrait of Gentleman and Dog
Located in Seattle, WA
Charming 18th century needlepoint portrait of well dressed gentleman and his dog. wonderful details and colors. Expression and personality are captured by the artist. Framed in gilt ...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Thread, Birdseye Maple

18th Century Handmade Doubled Handled Bucket from New England
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine Primitive handmade double handled bucket was originally from New England, and probably used on a farm or 18th century log cabin. This rustic wooden bucket has the original ...
Category

American Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Georgian Antique Textile Sampler, 1779, by Mary Elley
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
1779 Sampler by Mary Elley. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral border. Colors red, cream, blue, light brown, black, pink, gr...
Category

English Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Silk

Antique Darning Sampler, 1779 by Hannah Kent
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
1778 Darning Sampler by Hannah Kent. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Finely embroidered border. Colors green, cream, blue, green, gold, black...
Category

English Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier More Folk Art

Materials

Silk