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Hand-Carved American Folk Art Totem Pole Evolution Fish to Infant
Hand-Carved American Folk Art Totem Pole Evolut...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Fantastic American Folk Art totem pole depicting evolution. Hand-carved and painted. Excellent alligatored paint surface. Fish, chicken, cow, gorilla, matrimony, new born. Mysterious...
Vintage Heavy Sheet Iron Orange Coyote Dog Folk Art Targets
Vintage Heavy Sheet Iron Orange Coyote Dog Folk...
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Iron, Sheet Metal
Great pair of very heavy sheet iron vintage coyote targets. Perhaps a subtle "scarecrow" for coyotes raiding the henhouse. Handmade by a rancher in Southwest Nebraska. Fantastic orig...
Diminutive Hand-Painted Folk Art Cabinet
Diminutive Hand-Painted Folk Art Cabinet
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art More Folk Art
Wood
Cabinet in original finish hand-painted on four sides. Two doors over two doors. Red interior. Very nice patina and condition.
Lee Godie Outsider Art Ink Portrait
Lee Godie Outsider Art Ink Portrait
Lee Godie
Late 20th Century American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Ink drawing portrait by self-taught Chicago Outsider Artist Lee Godie 1908-1994. Her prolific work is shown in many galleries and museums. Godie would sell her works to patrons on th...
Pair of Black Smith Art Sculptures of a Bicyclist and a Hunter, circa 1900s
Pair of Black Smith Art Sculptures of a Bicycli...
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures
Iron
Fabulous pair of hand-forged iron sculptures from a black smith, circa 1900s of man on a bicycle with a cigar and a hunter with his dog, bird and gun. The bicyclist sits on a iron ba...
Painting by the Belgian African Female Artist Moseka Yogo Ambake
Painting by the Belgian African Female Artist M...
20th Century Outsider and Self Taught Art
Original gouache painting by the female Belgo-Congolese artist Moseka Yogo Ambake (born 29 August 1956). Though her subjects are of her homeland of Africa, Ambake has named Chagall ...
Torch Cut Brutal Sculpture
Torch Cut Brutal Sculpture
20th Century North American Brutalist Abstract Sculptures
Metal
1970s metal freestanding sculpture very organic.
Purvis Young, Angel Ascension, 1980s
Purvis Young, Angel Ascension, 1980s
Purvis Young
Vintage 1980s American Folk Art Contemporary Art
Wood, Paint
A captivating work featuring oil painting on found board by self-taught artist Purvis Young (February 4, 1943-April 20, 2010). The work depicts a scene of an angel ascending to the h...
Folk Art Outsider Screen Room Divider Shelf Studio Indian Modern
Folk Art Outsider Screen Room Divider Shelf Stu...
Late 20th Century Indian Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Folk Art screen, room divider or shelf reclaimed studio Indian modern, a one-off design by Calcutta, India artisan P. Mohanta. Purchased from Calcutta gallery. Composed of found obje...
Raymond Coins Stone Angel
Raymond Coins Stone Angel
Raymond Coins
Vintage 1980s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Stone
Raymond Coins (1904-1998) achieved fame for his stone carvings done with local river rock in North Carolina. He carved both animals and figures as well as religious subjects. His sc...
1930s Folk Art Log Cabin Bookends, a Pair
1930s Folk Art Log Cabin Bookends, a Pair
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Adirondack Outsider and Self Taught Art
Reclaimed Wood
A rustic pair of handmade bookends, formed as log cabins, circa 1930s-1940s. Crafted with great detail from found wood, cut tree branches, painted cardboard and small nails. A great...
Native American Folk Art Carving of a Lizard by Charlie Willeto
Native American Folk Art Carving of a Lizard by...
Navajo Indian Art
Mid-20th Century American Native American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Bog Wood
A lizard form carved of cottonwood with pigments. About the Artist: A Navajo Sheepherder and medicine man, Charlie Willeto began carving in 1960, just four years before his death...
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Paintings
Wood
Bold geometric abstract board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and bread boar...
Tramp Art Box
Vintage 1920s Outsider and Self Taught Art
9-227, Tramp Art wood box with three small drawers and hinged top. Age wear.
Provincetown Folk Artist Peter Hunt Painted Cov...
Mid-20th Century American More Folk Art
Wood
Folk artist peter hunt (1896-1967) after serving in WW1 lived briefly in Greenwich village. Moved to Provincetown with his parents. Enjoyed great success in the 1930s-1940s . This bo...
Felipe Archuleta Carved Fish
Felipe Archuleta
Vintage 1970s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Similar to Archuleta carved fish in the Smithsonian National Museum of American Art. Archuleta's work can also be found in the American Folk Art Museum in New York. Archuleta worked ...
Original Tattoo Flash Drawing
20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Original tattoo flash drawing, circa 1960. Watercolor on paper. Unframed.
Vintage Bohemian White Macramé Hanging Table wi...
Mid-20th Century American Bohemian End Tables
Glass, Cord
Incredible white cord macramé hanging table with round glass top. It is in wonderful age appropriate condition. That does not mean it is without flaws; however, they do not detract f...
Vintage Pair of Bohemian White Macramé Hanging ...
Mid-20th Century American Bohemian End Tables
Glass, Cord
Beautiful pair of white cord macramé hanging tables with round glass tops. They are in wonderful age appropriate condition but not without minor flaws which do not take away from the...
Painted Silkscreen of John Lennon & Groucho Mar...
Ron English
Late 20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
A silkscreen on paper that has been painted over in acrylic or oil. It was done by Ron English as we have the same image signed done in different styles. This one is not signed or ma...
Early 1990s Painting on Paper by the Group Artfux
Late 20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
A wonderful graphic painting done by the group of six collaborative artists who organized this group in 1990. They worked with quite a few graffiti artists including Ron English. A b...
Primitive Memoryware Table
Early 20th Century American Console Tables
Shell, Wood
An exceptional example of the early 20th century folk craft, this Memoryware side table is embellished with all variety of found-object articles most likely the life-long possessions...
Len Norman, American 20th Century, the Fireman ...
Early 20th Century Folk Art More Folk Art
Wood
Len Norman, American 20th century the fireman. Assembled and painted wood whirligig depicting a fireman with Dalmatian Measure: 21" x 25" x 18".
Tramp Art Jewelry Box with Pincushion Top
Vintage 1940s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood, Mirror
A handcrafted dresser or jewelry box with hinged pincushion lid and applied, chip-carved decoration. The interior with framed mirror on underside of lid and papered in a purple and w...
Unusual Marquetry Tramp Art Lamp
Vintage 1930s American American Craftsman Table Lamps
A Tramp Art table lamp in the form of a fireplace with a wood marquetry base and mantel. The Chimney holds the light socket and is covered with small stone pebbles. Perfect for coun...
Tramp Art Cabinet, Signed by Michael Lavery
Michael Lavery
Late 20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Fine and large tramp art cabinet signed 'Michael Lavery' and dated '98' on reverse (shown in Image #9) in whitewash paint. Certainly one of the finest and largest pieces by Lavery on...
Americana Folk Art Painted Wood Butler Smoking ...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
1930s Butler Smoking Stand with Original Paint holding a Wood Tray with a matchbox holder attached--vivid colors, Nicely painted Face--Great Aura. Can be a candy or food tray or busi...
Lee Godie Outsider Art Ink Portrait
Lee Godie
Late 20th Century American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Ink drawing portrait titled Chicago City Of Plenty by self taught Chicago Outsider Artist Lee Godie 1908-1994. Her prolific work is shown in many galleries and museums. Godie would s...
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Paintings
Wood
Bold geometric abstract board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and bread boar...
‘Tramp Art’ Frame
Early 20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
A very unusual American Folk Art or ‘Tramp Art’ double picture frame comprised of thousands of carved and joined pieces, the whole held together with the joinery alone, without glue ...
W. Beaupre Gold Chain Android Bust
William Beaupre
20th Century American Modern Busts
Other, Beads
Stunning futuristic android bust by W. Beaupre. Bust is embellished with intricate gold chain, pearls and vintage jewelry findings. The attention to detail and craftsmanship is quite...
Dino Martens Murano Artistic Blown Glass ‘Tree’...
Dino Martens
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass
Murano Glass
Dino Martens Murano artistic blown glass "Tree" blue vase, circa 1950.
Tattoo Flash by Al Orsini
Al Orsini
Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Watercolor
Tattoo flash by Al Orsini, Long Beach, California, circa 1960. Signed by the artist. Possibly used as a sign. Watercolor and ink on paper. Work is unframed.
Terracotta Comic Caricature of a Dog on Wheels
20th Century American Animal Sculptures
A whimsical terracotta Caricature of a dog, or a comic figure. The creatures has three-legs which end in wheels. The head is adjustable. Not signed that we can find. Some glaze loss ...
"Untitled" by Michael Paulson
Michael Paulson
Vintage 1980s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Michael Paulson, a California Artist, created woodblock prints and works with cut paper. He received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Whimsical Folk Art Mixed Media Sculpture 'Waiti...
20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Metal
Man and his dog, what is a more poignant scene! A 20th century bit of whimsy in a charming mixed media sculpture bronze, wood, metal an Inspired image of a man of experience with hi...
Folk Art Side Table
Vintage 1930s Tables
Wonderful Folk Art memory side table. Attached mirror top, great colors.
Welmon Sharlehorne Drawing of Dragon
Welmon Sharlhorne
1990s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Drawing by Welmon Sharlhorne of in imagined dragon with a clock in the body. Sharlhorne is a well known self-taught artist from Louisiana. This is ink on paper matted.
Large Vintage Hand Embroidered Uzbek Suzani Sil...
20th Century Uzbek Tapestries
Fantastic and very unusual silk hand embroidered Suzani textile. Fantastic subject showing two ladies in traditional dress riding deer. What I love best about this piece is that thou...
Pen and Ink Drawing by Attilio Crescenti, Self-...
Attilio Crescenti
Vintage 1980s American Brutalist Outsider and Self Taught Art
Offered by Zena Kruzick Attilio Crescenti (1925-1987) Untitled Pen and ink drawing Frame size 33" (84 cm) x 27" (68.5 cm) Image size 25" (63.5 cm) x 19" (48.2 cm) Signed: Att...
Large Indonesian Carved Colorful Wood Mythical ...
20th Century Indonesian Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
A rare very decorative Indonesian poly chrome highly carved in relief wood box--the top portion slides open to reveal the hidden compartment. Light up a room with a stylish colorful...
Original Tattoo Flash Drawing
20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Original tattoo flash drawing, circa 1960. Watercolor on paper. Unframed.
French Folk Art "Prison Art" Matchstick Inlaid ...
Early 20th Century French Outsider and Self Taught Art
Tole lined French planter covered with a geometric inlaid design completely made from used wood match sticks. This genre of Folk Art is referred to as "tramp" or "pris...
Jungle Still Life, signed J. Gautier
Gauthier
Vintage 1970s Modern Outsider and Self Taught Art
Acrylic
Jungle acrylic still life of Haitian animals. Measures 25" H x 25" W x .75" D with frame. By Joel Gautier/Gauthier (Haitian, b. 1955)
American Art Deco Figurative Soda-Jerk Folk Art...
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Outsider and Self Taught Art
Brass, Wood
This whimsical American Art Deco outsider art floor standing ashtray features a traditionally garbed soda-jerk bearing a brass ashtray. Both the skillfully detailed matinee-idol face...
Industrial Brass Benzamin Prop Bell Quack Alarm...
Antique Early 1900s American Industrial Outsider and Self Taught Art
Brass
Interesting prop, works, very loud, gets hot when run long.
Tramp Art Vanity Chest of Drawers with Mirror
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
A very unique design jewelry or dressing table hand-carved from wood boxes and crates.
Tramp Art Box with Historical Advertising Art
Early 20th Century Unknown Folk Art Decorative Boxes
Wood
A hinged lid Tramp Art box made using a Schutz Marke Deponirt Razor Box from Germany. The inside of the lid is lined with a gold flower and banner pattern.
Noche Crist Female Nude Resin Sculpture
Noche Crist
Vintage 1970s American Figurative Sculptures
Resin
One of a kind nude sculpture by Noche Crist (1909- 2004). Noche Crist was an American artist born in Romania. Sculpture is made from polyester resin. Catalogue of an exhibition in 20...
Ionel Talpazan 'Artist, Visionary and Universe'
Ionel Talpazan
1990s American Space Age Outsider and Self Taught Art
Canvas
Ionel Talpazan (1956-2015) is a self taught artist known for art depicting space and UFOs. This is one of two large paintings that he did to sum up his beliefs about the universe. Io...
1970s Indian Elephant
Vintage 1970s Outsider and Self Taught Art
Handmade elephant from India. Hand beeded.
Mid-20th Century Folk Art Figure of the Tin Man...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Tin
A sculptural figure made from tin cans, bottle tops, paint, wire, and rivets. It has moveable joints due to the cans being connected with wire and some rivets. It is a charming coll...
Purvis Young Painting White Horses and Heads
Purvis Young
Late 20th Century American Folk Art Contemporary Art
Masonite
Purvis Young (1943-2010) was an acclaimed artist living and working in the Overtown section of Miami. He was discovered as a street artist painting on found material and adhering the...
Huge Ethnographic ExoticWood Carved Pair of Bag...
Mid-20th Century African Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Wood
Impressive scale pair of 32 “ high. exotic large African wood baga bird ethnographic carved sculptures. Detailed wood carved designs on the head sitting on the intricately hand carv...
Folk Art "Standing Man" Carved Tree Branch Scul...
Giocometti
Vintage 1930s Unknown Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Charming little tree branch Folk Art sculpture hand-carved in the manner of Giocometti.
20th Century Outsider Art Portrait of an Americ...
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Outsider and Self Taught Art
Canvas, Oak
A small oil painting on canvas. It is a naive portrait of an American soldier in uniform. It appears to be framed in a handmade oak frame along with handcrafted pine stretcher bars, ...
Rolled Newspaper Family by Fernandez
Fernandez
Late 20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
A spectacular group of larger than lifesize sculptures by the artist Fernandez. The sculptures are rolled newspaper painted and lacquered onto resin molds with iron bases. The artist...
Sam Gant Ghost Space American Primitive Gallery
Sam Gant
1990s American Modern Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Paint on paper by Samuel Gant (1955-2000) a California self taught artist who overcame his disabilities to make compelling paintings in California. Images of spaceships became a pers...
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