Folk Art Nautical Objects

Early 20th Century American Ship Diorama
Early 20th Century American Ship Diorama
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Shadow box of a American schooner surrounded by smaller sailing vessels and a lighthouse. Carved out of wood with a painted plaster sea, New England, circa 1920.
Ship Diorama of a Vessel in Rocky Seas
Ship Diorama of a Vessel in Rocky Seas
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Shadow box of a three masted ship with a small steamer on a painted molded putty sea. Housed in a black paint varnished frame.
Carved Marine Powder Horn Mermaids, Seahorses, Ship Maiden Dated May 19, 1864
Carved Marine Powder Horn Mermaids, Seahorses, ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Horn
Carved marine powder horn mermaids, two seahorses, ships maidenhead, dated May 19, 1864. Marked Arden's Bay Cove, Neptune's Teem, Large Cross, Hope & Wood Cap. The powder horn is in ...
Folk Art Paddle Boat 'Arthur' of Paducah, KY
Folk Art Paddle Boat 'Arthur' of Paducah, KY
Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Metal
This Folk Art paddleboat from the 1920s has incredible articulated details throughout. The boat is named “Arthur” and hails from Paducah, KY. The paddle turns, the top deck has fabri...
1960s Large Bamboo Buoy, Japan
1960s Large Bamboo Buoy, Japan
Unknown
Late 20th Century Japanese Folk Art Furniture
Bamboo
Offered by Zena Kruzick 1960s large bamboo buoy, Japan. A very intriguing large hand-woven bamboo or reed buoy; a real conversation piece.
19th Century Scrimshaw Horn Vessel
19th Century Scrimshaw Horn Vessel
Antique 19th Century European Folk Art Nautical Objects
Horn
Unusual scrimshaw decorated horn vessel with a figure of a woman standing in a full dress with arms akimbo.
Folk Art Wall Decor, Sculpture Made from Sailors Wooden Fids and Threaders
Folk Art Wall Decor, Sculpture Made from Sailor...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood, Oak
Folk Art wall decor, sculpture made from Sailors Wooden Fids and wood shuttles, bobbins, amazing use of color and form.
Mid Century Hand Crafted American Folk Art Cabin Cruiser Boat, Nautical, 1950's
Mid Century Hand Crafted American Folk Art Cabi...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Softwood
Very cool wooden Cabin Cruiser folk art sculpture. Nautical. Handmade. Great size at 36 inches x 12 inches.
Painted Wood Relief Model of a Three-Mast Ship, 20th Century
Painted Wood Relief Model of a Three-Mast Ship,...
Antique 19th Century Folk Art Nautical Objects
A painted wood relief model of a three-mast ship 20th century With a plaque reading Oriol 1884, in a shadowbox frame. Measures: 26 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches (framed).
Collection of Six Antique Wooden Canoe Paddles with Original Painted Surfaces
Collection of Six Antique Wooden Canoe Paddles ...
Mark Indursky
Early 20th Century Folk Art Nautical Objects
Collection of eight antique wooden canoe paddles with original painted surfaces, circa 1920-1950. Great for a summer or beach house. Range in size from 57 inches to 60 inches in heig...
Hand-Carved Wooden Sea Captain Miniature Dated 1937
Hand-Carved Wooden Sea Captain Miniature Dated ...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Wood, Paint
Isabel Jane wrote a sweet message on the back of this hand-carved wooden Sea Captain. She wrote: "To My Favorite "Skipper" from your first mate. May "ole cup Faith" guide you always...
19th Century Sailor Made Ropework Basket
19th Century Sailor Made Ropework Basket
Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Rope
A wonderful 19th century sailor-made rope work basket with intricately knotted sides and openwork bottom. From sea chest handles, or beckets, to flask covers, balls and knife covers,...
Large Mahogany Antique Boat Model
Antique 19th Century English Folk Art Models and Miniatures
Inspired model of a boat or skiff expertly crafted in mahogany, probably by a boat builder, having a graceful form and has acquired a well earned patina only time can give.
Sailor's Woolwork of HMS Nankin, circa 1865
Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Nautical Objects
Wool
Sailor's woolwork of HMS Nankin, Berlin wool on linen, circa 1865. A lovely sailor's woolwork or woolie picture depicting the 4th Rate HMS Nankin under full sail flying the blue...
Royal Navy Captain's Sailor's Painted Trunk, Da...
Antique Late 19th Century English Folk Art Blanket Chests
Wood
Royal Navy Captain's sailor's painted trunk, dated 1870. The rectangularly shaped trunk raised on four feet to corners is painted on the top with an oval panel depicting a Britis...
Folk Art Large Silk Picture of a Docked Sailing...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Silk
Folk Art Large silk picture of a docked sailing ship, circa 1930 The large funky mixed-media applique picture depicts a three-masted schooner at a jetty, a sailor by the bow with a ...
Sailor's Woolwork -Woolie- of a Thames Barge wi...
Antique 1880s English Folk Art Nautical Objects
Wool
Sailor's Woolwork-Woolie- of a Thames Barge with banner reading Harry & Nellie, circa 1885-1900 The sails of these barges were usually red ochre as is the ship in this woolie. T...
Antique Nantucket Ship's Wheel Dining Table
Nancy Chase
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Dining Room Tables
Glass, Wood
Antique ship's wheel dining table from Nantucket Island, made by the renowned Scrimshaw artist Nancy Chase (1931-2016). Nancy bought this Late 19th Century Ship's Wheel from an antiq...
British Sailor's Flag of Nations Woolwork, HMS ...
Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Nautical Objects
Wool
British Sailor's Flag of Nations Woolwork, HMS Trafalgar, 91 Guns, circa 1865. A charming British Sailor's Woolwork woolie depicting the HMS Trafalgar under full sail with HMS T...
Small Antique Pond Yacht, English, 1920s
Vintage 1910s English Folk Art Nautical Objects
Canvas, Pine
Charming little pond yacht. Painted cream with a single green line detail. Original paint and original canvas sails. Slightly distressed but nothing serious. Mounted on ...
Silk and Canvas Picture of a British Ship in Am...
Early 20th Century English Folk Art Nautical Objects
Silk and canvas picture of a British Ship in American Waters, Initialled M.C. and dated January 1901. The silk and canvas picture depicts a portside view of a steamship with thre...
19th Century Tile Painting of Santa Anna Harbor
Antique 19th Century Spanish Folk Art Wall-mounted Sculptures
Ceramic
Five tile painting of Santa Anna Harbor on a rectangular Lucite background.
Frederick Cooper Wood and Brass Sailfish
Frederick Cooper
20th Century American Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Frederick Cooper carved wood and brass sail fish sculpture posed in a high energy leaping posture, presented on a brass post and wood base. Newly polished.
Antique Carved and Decorated Ship's Figurehead,...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Folk Art Nautical Objects
Wood
Antique carved and decorated ship's figurehead, circa 1890, depicting a beautiful woman draped in the patriotic colors of liberty. Masterful carving of graceful asymmetric dress, del...
Folk Art Sailor's Large Woolwork Woolie of the ...
Antique 19th Century Great Britain (UK) Folk Art Nautical Objects
Wool
Folk Art Sailor's Large Woolwork Woolie of The Royal Navy Ship H.M.S. Crocodile, A Euphrates-class Troopship, circa 1875-1890. The large naive woolie depicts H.M.S. Crocodile...
Antique Folk Art Model Galleon Mayflower Plymou...
Early 20th Century European Folk Art Nautical Objects
Thread, Wood
Unique, early 20th century model of an historically important ship. This uncleaned, Folk Art barn find is a model of the historically significant galleon the Mayflower. This ship sa...
Folk Art Boat Model
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Vintage 1930s French Folk Art Nautical Objects
Iron, Mahogany
A mahogany and black enameled Folk Art boat on a mahogany Stand.
WWII Molly Pitcher '1943' Ship Hatch Whale Form...
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Vintage 1970s American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Iron, Wood
Vintage custom-made Reclaimed Ship Hatch Coffee Table from the Maiden Voyage of the Sunken American Steam Merchant Ship "Molly Pitcher" (WWII, 1943). This custom table was created fr...
Mahogany and Macrame' Keepsake Box
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Decorative Boxes
The top is relief is carved with "Presented to JJS Dec. 1921." Decorative rope design with monkey fists, with all four sides having an open weave design.  
Large American Folk Art Ship Model
Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
A sailer made folky ship model that has the hull of a whaler. The gun ports of a man of war and is rigged as a cargo ship. Possibly to represent the different ship's the maker ...
Pair of Ship's Catheads, 19th Century
Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Pine
Pair of carved and painted ship’s cathead terminals in the form of a lion’s face. A cathead is a large beam located on either bow of a sailing ship and angled outward at about 45 deg...
Collection of 19th Century American Eel Fishing...
Antique 19th Century American Folk Art More Folk Art
Iron
Collection of nine early blacksmith-made iron eel fishing gigs. Collected in the Northeast. Majority are hand-forged. Heights range from 10" - 18.". Stands range...
Sailor's Woolwork Large Picture of Five Royal N...
Antique Late 19th Century English Folk Art Nautical Objects
Wool
Sailor's woolwork large picture of five royal navy ironclad battleships on unusual chevron sea.  The very interesting sailor's wool depicts five different ironclad battleships neg...
Antique Bas Relief Folk Art Seascape
Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Plaster
Folk Art Seascape, circa 1920. A bas relief sculpted plaster plaque with hand-painted portrait of a fully rigged ship on port tack, with stay sails aloft, unsigned. Very unusual. In ...
Folky Wood Model of a Cabin Cruiser
20th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Folky wood model of a cabin cruiser, handcrafted with affection. The use of mahogany and Classic nautical palette make this boat an easy addition to island, coastal, or any style of ...
Early 1900s Folk Art Wood Model Boat
Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Wood
Early 1900s Folk Art wood model boat. Great patina.
American Pond Boat Hull
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
This nice vintage pond boat hull has a wood deck with various metal elements that relate to the rudder. The body is painted in red and white with a nice patina showing that this boat...
Vintage Pond Yacht
Early 20th Century British Folk Art Nautical Objects
Brass, Lead, Linen, Wood
Wooden pond yacht with natural finish and painted white above the waterline. Linen sails, blue deck. 70" long x 11 1/2" wide x 78" high
19th Century Bone Carving of a Dog
Antique Early 19th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Antler, Bone, Marble
19th Century Bone Carving of a Dog, Realistically carved with inset glass eyes, finely detailed including mounted on a deer antler circular pedestal base, mounted on a later conformi...
Authentic American 19th Century Figurehead
Antique 1850s American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Pine
Carved ships figurehead bust of a bearded seaman. The figure is dressed in period sailor attire and is in untouched original condition. 19th century paint, carved from a one piece o...
Antique Inlaid Sailor Box
Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Decorative Boxes
Brass, Felt, Velvet, Wood
This antique sailor's box is beautifully inlaid with nautical motifs and the name of a possible sweetheart: Annie.The box has an overlapping lid and a removable compartment box lined...
San Francisco Bay American Cased Nautical Diora...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
These wonderful Folk Art works are generally the work of hobbyists and represent some of the earlier examples of model making. This example seems to depict lands end or at least the ...
Brass Nautical Sculpture
20th Century French Folk Art Sculptures
Brass
Nautical inspired brass sculpture reminiscent of billowing sails . Finely made with ridge detailing. Very interesting and transforms from a variety of angles.
1930's Hand Forged Iron Anchor
Vintage 1930s Folk Art Nautical Objects
Iron
1930's hand forged iron ship anchor.
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