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Place of Origin: British
Carved Oak Early 20th Century Rabbit Sculpture
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Early 20th Century Characterfully stout, anatomically enigmatic Rabbit. Oak. European, Circa 1920.
Category

Early 20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Oak

Early 20th Century Folk Art English Whirligig/Weathervane Figure
Located in London, GB
Early 20th Century Folk Art English Whirligig/Weathervane Figure A quirky and charming example of an early 20th Century English folk art whirligig / Weathervane Figure. Stood on a r...
Category

1920s Folk Art Vintage British Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Tom Brittain Original Signed Sepia Etching Victorian House
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Tom Brittain Original Signed Sepia Etching Ltd Edition A/P (Artist Proof) Victorian House Tom Brittain's original signed sepia etching of a Victorian house is a piece of artwork that...
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Late 20th Century Victorian British Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Early 20th century gesso over pine articulated skelton puppet
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century gesso over pine and articulated puppet A very cool example of a folk-art gesso over pine and metal early 20th century articulated puppet of a skeleton figure. This...
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1940s Folk Art Vintage British Folk Art

Materials

Metal

19th Century English Sword Cane
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
English sword cane with a fine toledo blade that measures approximately 27 1/2". Triangular blade marked "Toledo" on the ricasso and is beautifully decorated with etched and fire blu...
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19th Century Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Antique Industrial Garden Decorative Copper Repousse Cockerel Weathervane c.1880
Located in London, GB
An incredible and highly original copper repoussé weathervane. c.1880 In the form of a cockerel - a very traditional emblem used on weathervanes, especially on church steeples. Unto...
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Late 19th Century Late Victorian Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Early 20th century Folk Art English Puppet Collection
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century Folk Art English Puppet Collection A charming set of seven hand made early 20th Century English folk art puppets. Each with hand crafted clothing, fully articula...
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1920s Folk Art Vintage British Folk Art

Materials

Lead

Hand Carved Grain Shovel 19th century, brown color from England
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
Hand Carved Grain Shovel 19th century, brown color from England
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20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Wood

19th Century Sailor's Woolie with Triple Decker Ship of the Line, circa 1860
Located in Nantucket, MA
19th Century Sailor's Folk Art Woolie with Triple Decker Ship of the Line, ca 1860, depicting a starboard side view of a majestic square-rigged triple decker warship under weigh (the...
Category

Mid-19th Century Folk Art Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Early 20th Century Folk Art Whirligig Figure
Located in London, GB
Early 20th Century Folk Art Whirligig Figure A naïve and charming example of an early 20th century folk art English hand carved pine whirligig figure. Carved from sections of pine ...
Category

1920s Folk Art Vintage British Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Early 20th Century Hand Carved English Fairground Carousel Panel
Located in London, GB
Early 20th Century Hand Carved English Fairground Carousel Panel A rare piece of traditional English fairground art attributed to Orton and spooner. All carved from sections piece ...
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1910s Folk Art Vintage British Folk Art

Materials

Pine

British Sailor's Woolwork of Four ships including two Royal Navy Ships
Located in Downingtown, PA
British Sailor's Woolwork of Four ships including two Royal Navy Ships, Circa 1875 The charming small sailor's woolwork picture with a rare subject depicting a port side view of fou...
Category

1860s Folk Art Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Wool

British Sailor's Woolwork of British Royal Navy Ship
Located in Downingtown, PA
British Sailor's Woolwork of British Royal Navy Ship, Circa 1875 A sailor's woolwork of a port side view of a second rate Royal Navy ship under full sail upon a beautifully depicted...
Category

Mid-19th Century Folk Art Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Wool

System walking stick with light, England 1920.
Located in Milan, IT
Gadget-System walking stick: a stick with light. The light is located in the plastic knob at the end of the knob. Activated by a rotating ring on the rod, the light (orange-red becau...
Category

Early 20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Folk Art Sign
Located in London, GB
An Edwardian Folk Art sign with overscale finger, insribed ‘Left Luggage’.
Category

20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood

Sailor's Woolwork of Four Ships including an American Ship
Located in Downingtown, PA
British Sailor's Woolwork with Four Ships including an American Ship, Circa 1875 The sailor's woolwork depicts the port side view of four ships including an American ship under a cl...
Category

1860s Folk Art Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Large Vintage Turned Christmas Tree, English, Decorative Festive Centrepiece
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a large vintage turned Christmas tree. An English, mahogany decorative festive centrepiece, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1960. A treat of tactile turning with fine...
Category

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

Materials

Wood

Antique Salt Glazed Clay Apothocary Chemist Hand Painted Jar Tub Pot. c.1900
Located in London, GB
An original salt glazed clay apothecary jar. c.1900 Once containing boric acid and likely used is a pharmacy. Perfect for repurposing as a plant pot or log bin. Remnants of the hand...
Category

Mid-20th Century Edwardian British Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Naive Folk Art Country House Landscape, Original Antique Oil Painting, 19th C.
Located in Bristol, GB
ANTIQUE ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING DEPICTING A RURAL SCENE, POSSIBLY ROSS ON WYE A charming depiction of a country house and grounds with a town behind including a tall spire...
Category

19th Century Folk Art Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Paint

Two Early 20th Century Decoy Pigeons, One Springloaded
Located in Newark, GB
An unusual and collectable pair of early 20th century decoy pigeons, these are heavy grey painted wood, with one having a spring loaded shaft attached and the other with a painted br...
Category

Early 20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Metal

System walking stick with light, England 1920.
Located in Milan, IT
Gadget-System walking stick: a stick with light. Light in plastic knob at the end of a crook handle. Operated by a pivoting ring on the shaft, the light (which can be either yellow o...
Category

Early 20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Plastic, Wood

Susan Parkinson Studio Pottery Architectural Tankard
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very stylish studio pottery porcelain mug decorated with columns design by Susan Parkinson for the Richard Parkinson Pottery and made between 1953 an...
Category

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

Materials

Porcelain

Large 19th century European Bronze classical shield Charger interior décor
Located in London, GB
A Fine Large 19th century European Bronze classical style shield charger Finely decorated with Greek and Romanesque scenes, of figures in various pursuits. 32 cm diameter. Nice a...
Category

19th Century Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Antique English Georgian Brass Candle stick holders decorative interior décor
Located in London, GB
Antique English Georgian Brass Candle stick holders A elegant English Georgian small size with waisted detail Nice aged patina very good cond...
Category

19th Century Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson Folk Art Carved Oak Oval Cutting or Cheese Board
By Robert Thompson
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This solid oak oval cutting board was made by the renowned English furniture maker Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson in his signature Arts & Crafts style. The cutting board has a raised han...
Category

Mid-20th Century Folk Art British Folk Art

Materials

Oak

19th Century Sailor's Decorated Sea Chest, signed.
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique Sailor's Sea Chest, Late 19th Century, a British sailor's sea chest made from tropic hardwood, possibly teak, of heavy, solid brass-bound construction with dove-tailed joints...
Category

Late 19th Century Folk Art Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood

A Charming Folk Art Decoy Duck
Located in London, GB
England, circa 1900 An English folk art wooden decoy duck, with original paintwork in red umber and charcoal grey. Height 15.00cm Width 35.00cm Depth 15.00cm
Category

Early 20th Century Folk Art British Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century English Folk Art Jigger Doll
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century English Folk Art jigger doll A wonderful example of a unique Folk Art handcrafted jigger doll we have lovingly ...
Category

1930s Folk Art Vintage British Folk Art

Materials

Pine, Paint

English Pub Sign "The Magdalen"
Located in Austin, TX
An authentic English pub sign (one-sided) featuring a painting of a monastery abbey ruin, entitled: The Magdalen. A very fine example of vintage advertising artwork and ready for d...
Category

20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Paint, Wood

Jaques London Victorian Faux Book Chessboard Staunton Pieces & Hardwood Clock
By Jaques of London, House of Staunton
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning original Victorian Antique Jaques of London faux leather folding book chessboard with the original Staunton Chess set dating to circa 1880, a travel chess set in the form of checkers pieces and lastly a Jacques of London Rosewood Chess clock...
Category

1880s High Victorian Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Leather, Hardwood, Boxwood

Double Sided Sign, circa 1950
Located in Culver City, CA
Double Sided Sign England circa 1950 Hand painted sign with ebonised frame. 25.5”w x 1.75”d x 16.5”h
Category

1950s Modern Vintage British Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Late 20th Century Pastry Shop Sign Patisserie Fine Pies and Pastries
Located in Stamford, CT
Late 20th century reproduction wood hand-painted pastry shop sign Patisserie Fine Pies and Pastries. This is a fun colorful sign perfect for any home or bu...
Category

Late 20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Wood

A rare 19th century folk art diorama of two sailing vessels racing at sea.
Located in Central England, GB
This most attractive mid 19th century folk art cased diorama shows a view at sea with a large three mast English ship being chased in a racing situation by a smaller and faster singl...
Category

Mid-19th Century Folk Art Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Other

Double Sided Late 19th c. English Fishmonger's Sign
Located in San Francisco, CA
This is a fantastic double sided English fishmongers sign with original paint. I especially love the teeth of this guy. This is folk art at its finest. don't let this one get away!
Category

1890s Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Industrial Art Deco 'Bar' Illuminated Glass Sign, circa 1920
Located in London, GB
A stunning illuminated directional sign made in England. c.1920. Original black painted brass frame housing the internal illuminations above polished plate glass deep etched with ...
Category

Early 20th Century Art Deco British Folk Art

Materials

Steel

A 19th Century White Hart
Located in Conwy, GB
A recumbent carved timber Stag or "Whte Hart". The surface with a pleasing overall craquelure to the white painted tempera, raised on a patinated brass mount. Circa 1850. In man...
Category

Mid-19th Century Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Fruitwood

19th Century Sailor's Woolie with Trapunto Sails
Located in Nantucket, MA
19th Century Sailor's Woolie, circa 1860, a sailor's folk art woolwork picture of a British frigate with white trapunto sails, the ensign of the White Fleet at the stern, and the fle...
Category

Mid-19th Century Folk Art Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Anglo-Saxon Hanging Bowl
Located in London, GB
A very rare and near-complete copper-alloy hanging bowl and associated fittings. Crafted from a single sheet of bronze, the body of the bowl is curved, with a slightly recessed lip. ...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Chromed Pewter Prancing Horses Door Stops
Located in Cranbrook, Kent
A pair of prancing horse door stops made from pewter with a chrome, made in around 1920 the finish in original distressed condition showing great patina.
Category

20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Chrome, Pewter

Traditional English Painting Swans on River Molember East Molesey Surrey England
By English School
Located in Cirencester, GB
Artist/ School: Norman A. Olley ( British, 20th Century, 1908-1996), dated 1994, signed to the front and inscribed verso Title - By the Molember, East Molesey, Surrey, England (Mole...
Category

Late 20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Other

Antique carpet beater, heart-shape, United Kingdom, late 1800s.
Located in Milan, IT
Antique carpet beater, to remove dust from carpets, heart-shaped in heavy twisted metal wire, with double connection (from and) through the mesh to obtain greater resistance. The han...
Category

Late 19th Century Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Zabihi Collection Horse Scene English Needlepoint
Located in New York, NY
an early 20th-century square size English Needlepoint Measures: 6'10'' x 7'8''   
Category

Early 20th Century Aubusson British Folk Art

Materials

Wool, Cotton, Foam

Large Vintage Display Figure, English, Plaster, Decorative Ornament, Art Deco
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a large vintage display figure. An English, plasterwork decorative girl with duck ornament, dating to the Art Deco period, circa 1930. A chaotic moment, with the unruly duck...
Category

Early 20th Century Art Deco British Folk Art

Materials

Plaster

Charcoal Petal Gourd I by Julie Nelson
Located in Geneve, CH
Charcoal Petal Gourd I by Julie Nelson -One Of A Kind- Dimensions: D 28 x H 22 cm Materials: Ceramic stoneware and porcelain. Artist Julie Nelson uses the materiality of clay as a m...
Category

2010s Post-Modern British Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic, Porcelain

Vintage Shop Counter Display, English, Plaster, Decorative Figure, Art Deco
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage shop counter display character. An English, plasterwork decorative retail figure, dating to the Art Deco period, circa ...
Category

Early 20th Century Art Deco British Folk Art

Materials

Plaster

Vintage Shop Retail Display, English, Plaster, Decorative Figure, Art Deco, 1930
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage shop retail display character. An English, plasterwork decorative merchandising figure, dating to the Art Deco period, circa 1930. Superb character, with a raised ...
Category

Early 20th Century Art Deco British Folk Art

Materials

Plaster

Two Polychrome Roosters
Located in Greenwich, CT
A pair of Chinese export glazed ceramic roosters with polychrome plumage in pinks, greens and orange with and striking red crowns and wattles, perched on weathered green striated tre...
Category

Early 1900s Chinese Export Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Early 20th Century Wood and Canvas Painted Produce Sign
Located in Troy, MI
Wooden produce sign found in England, circa 1920s. Wood foundation is covered in strips of canvas which have been hand painted by unknown artist.
Category

Early 20th Century Rustic British Folk Art

Materials

Canvas, Wood

Vintage Mid-Century Wooden Csrved Male Head Gentleman Bust Art
Located in London, GB
A wonderfully carved wooden head of a male. Age unknown, but super decorative and skillfully carved from a single piece of heart wood. Heavy and solid and in as found condition. S...
Category

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

Materials

Wood

Vintage Union Jack, Circa 1950s
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a beautiful Union Jack parade flag, dating from the early 1950s, during the early years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. The flag is printed on cotton, with machine-sewn hemmed...
Category

1950s Mid-Century Modern Vintage British Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Alan Wallwork Studio Pottery Split Pod Sculpture
By Alan Wallwork
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Stoneware studio pottery 'split pod' form designed by Alan Wallwork (British, 1931-2019) and dating from around 1980. The heavily made sculptural pod sta...
Category

1980s Modern Vintage British Folk Art

Materials

Stoneware

Impressive Huge 19th Century Pawnbroker Folk Art Sign with Three Spheres Symbol
Located in Lowestoft, GB
An impressive rare and monumental in scale folk art pawnbroker trade sign with its original trio of giltwood spheres which represent the universal symbol for the pawnbroker trade. ...
Category

Mid-19th Century Victorian Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Wrought Iron

Large Antique Terracotta 19th Century Dairy Bowl Kitchen Decoration, C.1880
Located in London, GB
A very large 19th century dairy bowl. c.1880 Terracotta with beautiful green glazed bowl with wonderful ancient stapled repair. Some minor chipping here and there, but a great dec...
Category

Late 19th Century Industrial Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Terracotta

Large Heavy Duty Cast Iron Gentlemen Wall Sign Plaque, C.1930
Located in London, GB
A large heavy duty cast iron Gentlemen sign. c.1930 In totally original condition with an amazing patina to the green paint. Likely once mounted outside a public restroom or simil...
Category

Early 20th Century Industrial British Folk Art

Materials

Iron

An Extra Large Oil on Canvas Painting Aft. Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
Located in Suffolk, GB
An extra large oil on canvas painting aft. Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, RA of Return from Hawking measuring 177 x 263 x 12 cm (including frame). The painting depicts a scene near the ar...
Category

19th Century Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Sailor's Woolwork of Royal Navy Battleship Coming Into Port
Located in Downingtown, PA
Sailor's Woolwork of Royal Navy Second Rate Battleship Coming into Port, Circa 1865 The British sailor's woolwork has a dramatic view of a Royal Navy Second Rate Battleship coming i...
Category

1860s Folk Art Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Wool

19th Century Pair Staffordshire Pottery Greyhounds
By Staffordshire
Located in Dublin 8, IE
19th Century pair Staffordshire pottery pen stands in the form of resting greyhounds. The pair are poised with crossed paws laying on a cobalt blue scalloped pedestal with gold gilt ...
Category

19th Century Antique British Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

English Pub Sign, "Nag's Head"
Located in Austin, TX
An authentic English pub sign (two-sided) featuring a painting of a horse's head in a bridle entitled: Nag's Head. A very fine example of vintage advertising artwork, ready for disp...
Category

20th Century British Folk Art

Materials

Metal

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