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French Root Wood Basket / Centerpiece,/Folk Art circa 1930
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
French root wood cache pot or centerpiece, circa 1930 Made from root wood or twigs bound with rattan.
Category

Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Reclaimed Wood

1930s Harvard University Cloth Banner
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Unique Harvard University school banner from the 1930s. Great piece of Americana. Original red and white coloring with great patina. Hand stitched. Newly framed and mounted on linen ...
Category

American Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Fabric

Pair of Monumental Art Deco Paintings, Stylized Woman
Located in Buffalo, NY
Pair of Monumental Art Deco paintings, depicting stylized woman, circa 1929-1930, colorfully rendered as a woman hiding behind a flower with spotted leopard on left, bearing Sotheby'...
Category

Unknown Art Deco Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

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...
Category

Chinese Tribal Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Other

Carnival Midway Cast Iron Spinning Disc and Rabbit Shooting Gallery Target
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Large-scale carnival midway cast iron spinning disk and knock over rabbit shooting gallery target. A prize shot that would have had bells or ringers when shot through spinning holes....
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American Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Folk Art Wood Knife Dated 1931
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Fantastic wood carving of a knife. Just under 15" in length. Dated Jan 14 - 1931. Made in the height of the Great Depression. Really interesting piece of art and sculpture. Great vin...
Category

American Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

Monumental 1930s Wood No Smoking Sign from New York City
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monumental hand carved wood sign from the 1930s. Made by H.H. Upham & Co. Interestingly, this company owned a huge sign manufacturing business in the city and owned the building they...
Category

American Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

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 ...
Category

French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Mouth Blown Glass Dome with 5 Fine Beaded Ceremonial Heads, Grassland People
Located in Leuven , BE
Five beaded ceremonial small trophy heads. They are inspired by the very old and rare Atwonzen beaded skulls created for Bamileke King. They originate from the kingdoms located in th...
Category

Cameroonian Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Beads

Collection of Five Papago Indian Woven Baskets
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This wonderful collection of fantastic and unusual Papago Indian baskets come from a estate in California. They are all in very good condition and all have geometric designs. Sod as...
Category

American Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Straw

Brass Lantern by National Marine Lamp Company
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass highly polished starboard ships lantern with rich blue fresnel lens. Mounted to a custom wood base with rich dark finish. Engraved " National Marine Lamp Company, New Yor...
Category

Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Vintage Navajo Area Rug, Trading Post Era, circa 1930s, Brown, White, Red, Black
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage Navajo rug, circa 1930s, Trading Post era, woven of native hand-spun wool in natural fleece colors of brown/tan with a geometric pattern in white/ivory, black/brown and anili...
Category

American Native American Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Hand Carved Sculpture of Bears
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These hand carved bears are amazing and in great condition. These bears are carved out of one piece of wood or one log. The bottom is a plank of wood. The large bear has a carved woo...
Category

American Adirondack Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Vintage Enamel and Porcelain ‘STORE’ Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Graphic red, white and blue "STORE" sign, early 20th century American porcelain and enamel trade sign.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Folk Art Adirondack Chairs with Table and Umbrella
Located in Port Jervis, NY
One of a kind pieces, set of 7 includes two-seat bench 3 adirondack Classic style chairs 1 wheel barrel chair 1 table and 1 umbrella which actually works. All handmade and with origi...
Category

American Adirondack Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Bronze Art Deco Lion Sculpture
Located in Oakland, CA
An Art Deco era bronze statue of a lion with a great marble base of three tones inlaid in geometric shapes. The lion is powerfully rendered, its expression and musculature well defin...
Category

French Art Deco Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Marble, Bronze

Old Carved Door and Frame from Sumatra, Merbau Wood, Early to Mid-20th Century.
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Old carved door and frame from Sumatra. Merbau wood. Early to mid-20th century. This rare and wonderfully rendered door from Sumatra, most likely from the area of Lampung, or perhap...
Category

Indonesian Tribal Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Pair of Navajo Indian Striped Saddle Blanket Weaving Pillows
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a vibrant yet simple striped pattern Indian weaving saddle blanket pillows. Sold as a pair. Great condition.
Category

American Navajo Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton, Linen, Wool

1930s Box of Compasses Drawing Instrument Wooden Box Covered with Leather
Located in Milan, IT
Box of compasses, chromed brass, placed in a wooden box covered with leather. The box contains compasses, proportion ruler, small compasses, etc. English manufacture of the 30s. Very...
Category

British Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Antique Folk Art Twig Stand
Located in Houston, TX
Antique Folk Art twig stand with original red color upholstered top surrounded by hand carved edge.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Bentwood, Velvet

Hagenauer Male and Female Wall Masks
Located in Oakland, CA
Hagenauer male and female wall masks chrome and brass finish. Highly stylized rare and unique pieces made in Vienna, circa the 1940s. Both recently restored in gleaming chrome patina...
Category

Austrian Art Deco Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Antique Custom Mounted Dug Up Colt Revolver, circa 1930s
Located in Stamford, CT
A sculpture using an authentic dug up Colt revolver circa 1930s dug up in Colorado. Nice old weathered surface cleaned and waxed. Hammer mover back and forth. Trigger frozen and cyli...
Category

American American Classical Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Antique Moroccan Berber Henna-Dyed Woman's Ceremonial Head Scarf
Located in Milan, IT
A very finely woven wool veil of an unusual format, sparsely embellished with touches of embroidery, used as a head cover in the wedding ceremony among the Ait Abdellah Berber people...
Category

Moroccan Tribal Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Vintage Central Asian Felt Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Felts are among the first woolen structures made by mankind. Some of the earliest we know date from the 5th century B.C. and were found under ground in the frozen kurgans of Siberia....
Category

Kyrgyzstani Tribal Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Folk Art Adam and Eve from Midwest Lodge
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic hand-painted and carved lodge piece from the Midwest. Painting depicts Eve picking the apple from the snakes mouth. The Stand has a hand-carved snake that wraps around the ...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Pair of Large Carved Moba Tchitchiri Sculptural Figures, Togo, circa 1930
Located in London, GB
Striking in form, of light highly textured wood, two highly stylized anthropomorphic figures carved by the Moba people in Togo, West Africa. These forms most probably we owned by a f...
Category

Togolese Tribal Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Navajo Geometric Indian Weaving Pillows
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These interesting Navajo Indian weaving pillows are sold in pairs. The one pair are double diamond pattern and the second pair are a saw tooth geometric pattern. Sold in pairs.
Category

American Navajo Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Antique Moroccan Berber Henna-Dyed Woman's Ceremonial Head Cover
Located in Milan, IT
A very finely woven wool veil used as a head scarf in the wedding ceremony among the Ait Abdellah Berber people of the Moroccan Anti-Atlas region. The pattern is obtained with the re...
Category

Moroccan Tribal Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Erzgebirge Toy Figures, circa 1930
Located in London, GB
Erzgebirge toy figures, circa 1930 A collection of hand carved early 20th century Erzgebirge toy figures. Encased in a toleware metal trunk this lovely collection of old German toys...
Category

German Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Pine, Paint

Priest or Shaman Coat, Southern China or Vietnam, Early to Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Priest or Shaman Coat. Southern China or Vietnam. Early to mid-20th century. This visually impactful coat depicts as its central motif a dragon, on front and back, and utilizes embr...
Category

Chinese Tribal Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Vintage Miniature Train Depot
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage miniature train depot, original lithographic finish on tole. Fabricated for a 1930s toy train set.
Category

American Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

"The Signing" by Howard Chandler Christy, Vintage Poster, Signed by Christy 1937
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is a signed lithographic poster entitled “The Signing” by Howard Chandler Christy. “The Signing” is an allegorical rendering of the signing of the Constitution of the Unite...
Category

American Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Copper Ships Cabin Lantern by Davey of London
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid copper ships cabin lantern with polished and lacquered finish. Original burner is intact with electric socket added from above for home display. With brass badge from maker Dav...
Category

Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Antique Moroccan Berber Henna-Dyed Woman's Ceremonial Head Scarf
Located in Milan, IT
A very finely woven wool veil used as a head cover in the wedding ceremony among the Ait Abdellah Berber people of the Moroccan Anti Atlas region. The pattern is obtained with the re...
Category

Moroccan Tribal Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Double Wedding Ring Quilt
Located in Darnestown, MD
Double wedding ring was one of the most popular patterns in the 1930's. In almost all instances, it was made primarily with printed fabrics. This solid color example is far more unus...
Category

American Country Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

1930s Occult and Mystic Shop Signs, Set of Two
Located in Aurora, OR
We aren’t sure who N. Colangelo was, but it appears that he was a musician with a penchant for the metaphysical. This pair of signs has a late 30’s vintage and features hand-painted ...
Category

American Other Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Antique Moroccan Berber Henna-Dyed Woman's Ceremonial Head Cover
Located in Milan, IT
A very finely woven wool veil used as a head scarf in the wedding ceremony among the Ait Abdellah Berber people of the Moroccan Anti-Atlas region. The pattern is obtained with the re...
Category

Moroccan Tribal Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

1937 Montgomery Wards Hawthorne Monark Silver King Bicycle
Located in Oakland, CA
1937 Monark Silver King “Moon” Bicycle – Rare vintage 1937 Montgomery Wards Hawthorne Incredible 1937 Monark Silver King with moon 26? Wheel Covers. A beautiful bicycle that is a ...
Category

American Art Deco Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Large Painted Elephant and Rider on Wheeled Base
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A wonderful paint decorated carved wood Indian elephant with rider on a red painted wheeled base. Incredible detail to the paint. A large-scale, impressive and delightful piece.    
Category

Indian Anglo-Indian Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood

New York Beauty Quilt
Located in Darnestown, MD
This is a particularly fine example of the desirable New York Beauty pattern. The colors really seem to give off the glow of sunshine. It is well quilted with overlapping circles tha...
Category

American Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Bauhaus Era Enamel Sign Kiosk, 1930s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Slightly concave old enamel sign from a Kiosk (small shop with tobacco, newspapers, beverages, sweets etc). Very clean design and Bauhaus typical simple typography. It has spend its ...
Category

Danish Bauhaus Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Enamel

Large European 1930's Nautical Map Reader Magnifying Glass
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
This European set of two nautical magnifying glass map-readers are quite unusual and rarely found. It is fully encased in it's heavy wooden and metal enforced box. Hailing from betwe...
Category

German Industrial Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Solid Primitive Mesquite Bench
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this bech made in Mesquite hardwood, Circa 1930. Made in Mexico hand carved using machete and chisel. Fully restored. Clear markings showing age and heavy use, ready to use ...
Category

Mexican Primitive Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Elusive Erector Set Built 'ZEPPELIN" 1930s Antique Toys,,,, Art Deco Design
By A.C. Gilbert Company 1
Located in Buffalo, NY
Elusive Erector Set Built 'ZEPPELIN" 1930s Antique Toys,,,, Art Deco Design,,Large Zeppelin measures 28" x 6.5" h x 6" d.. Smaller zeppelin measures 14.5" x 5.5" x 5.5"
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Metal, Steel

Early 1930s Folk Art Wooden Tire Game Wheel
Located in Wallkill, NY
Fantastic Folk Art game wheel, made from a wooden bicycle wheel. Recycled into a game wheel years ago. Measuring: 32 in diameter, 48 in high, 18 in depth. Be sure to check our storef...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Large Double Sided, Hand Painted Antique Carnival Gaming Wheel, 1930s-1940s
Located in Denver, CO
Magnificent, hand painted, carnival gaming wheel on stand. Wheel itself is 30" in diameter, and spins as it should. Skillfully hand painted on both sides. 39" from floor to top of st...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Collection of 10 Antique Wooden Bocce Balls on Custom Made Steel Stands
Located in Stamford, CT
A collection of 10 antique wooden bocce balls on custom made steel stands. Circa 1920-1950. This group contains varying surfaces and hardwoods with a range of textural differences. T...
Category

European Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Solid Copper English Ships Lantern
Located in Norwell, MA
Copper with brass trim ships masthead lantern of English manufacture. Makers badge of Chamberlain of Waterloo, London. With glass lens. Tank with reflector. Polished and lacquered. W...
Category

Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Southern Missionary Church Sign circa 1930s Original Black and White Surface
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Missionary church sign found in the southern United States, circa 1930s original black and white surface with fantastic hand lettering. Great aged surface.
Category

Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Folk Art Collection of Six Rag Dolls, circa 1930s
Located in Peabody, MA
Collection of six folk art handmade dolls, all with very unique personalities. The largest (Raggedy Ann) measures 14" long, 8.5" wide, 2.5" thick. The smallest (the whiskered creatur...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Fabric

French School Teacher Educational Paintings "La Pipe", circa 1930s
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Painted by a school teacher in rural Hautes Pyrenees, France. Based on the Toto, Lili, Rene and Jojo French educational stories. It is likely that the school could not afford the pub...
Category

French Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Paper, Watercolor

Horse & Rider Hand Hooked Rug Mounted & Framed
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine hand hooked horse & rider rug is in a black frame and mounted ready to hang in your home. It is wired for hanging and in pristine condition. Its been prof. cleaned.
Category

English Adirondack Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Antique Amish Quilt Holmes Co. Ohio
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine Ohio Amish quilt is in pristine condition and is made from polished cotton. The fine piecework of the postage stamp nine patch corners and geometric pattern surround. It is...
Category

American Adirondack Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

American Art Deco Figurative Soda-Jerk Folk Art Wood and Brass Ashtray Stand
Located in Port Hope, ON
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...
Category

American Art Deco Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Folk Art Wall Mounted Rug Depicting Steeplechase Horse Jumpers, Circa 1930s
Located in Peabody, MA
A 1930s era folk art rug depicting steeplechase riders. Recently box mounted and ready to hang.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Mural, Oil on Canvas, P. Comstock, "Linger Longer Bar," 1935
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A fantastic and extraordinary artwork with historical and artistic importance. Mural titled "Linger Longer Bar" signed and dated by artist P. Comstock on bottom right. Depicting a mu...
Category

American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Solid Primitive Mesquite Stool
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this stool made in Mesquite hardwood, circa 1930. Made in Mexico hand carved using machete and chisel. Fully restored. Clear markings showing age and heavy use, ready to use...
Category

Mexican Primitive Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Outsider Art Hand-Carved "Shotgun Wedding" Tableau
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Crude hand-carved and painted wedding party figures (bride, groom, officiant - likely a preacher, and witness - presumably the father of the bride) executed in an Outsider / Naïve st...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1930s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton, Wood, Paint