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Antique Safe in Lacquered Iron as Imitation Wood, 19th Century in France 'Paris'
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Antique safe in iron lacquered as imitation wood, opening with secret combination, enriched with gilded bronze friezes and upper marble top, trusted interior and blue lacquered with ...
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French Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Carrara Marble, Bronze, Iron

Charles X Period Ormolu and Malachite Mantel Clock
Located in Warsaw, PL
"This mantel clock is crafted in a neoclassical style especially during the Charles X period (1824-1830). The mantel clock is made pedestal from turquoise malachite and golden ormolu...
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French Charles X Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Malachite, Gold Plate

American Pottery Pig Bank, Circa 1880's
Located in Incline Village, NV
American pottery still bank in the shape of a pig, used for saving coins (usually pennies) to encourage children the importance of thrift. Pottery still banks are somewhat scarce sin...
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American Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Antique Horn Carved Scrimshaw Powder Horn Flask
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
19th century carved scrimshaw "Walrus" powder horn flask. This one of a kind carved scrimshaw bone powder horn flask is well preserved with great detail to the walrus and lighthouse ...
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Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Bone, Leather, Wood

Al G. Barnes Animal Show Circus Original Poster Framed, United States, 1895
Located in Madrid, ES
Original framed poster of famous Al G. Barnes Circus "Animal show circus".
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American Modern Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Carved Spread Wing Eagle
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is a spread wing eagle, most likely from the late 19th to early 20th century. This carved pine eagle is poised for takeoff and rendered with fierce facial details and well-...
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Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Huge 19th Century 'Aitchisons' Pale Ale Edinburgh Brewery Advertising Mirror
Located in Leek, Staffordshire
Huge 19th century 'Aitchisons' Pale Ale Edinburgh Brewery advertising mirror,  circa 1873. Reverse glass hand painted and etched mirror in overpainted original frame. - Solid timber...
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Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Glass

Long Island Root Head Brant Decoy by the Verity Family, circa 1890
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique long Island root head Brant Decoy by the Verity Family, Seaford, NY, circa 1890, an early high head model in alert posture, with the rig owner's name on bottom. The decoy sho...
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American Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Woven Wicker and Wood Azande War Shield for a High Ranking Warrior, DRC
Located in Leuven , BE
The original large leather handle is intact, including the wicker stitching, though it shows some signs of damage, 19th century. The Azande tribe had three levels of warriors all wit...
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Congolese Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Organic Material, Wood

Unusually Large Antique Industrial Copper Pot / Mlonumental Vessel
Located in Stamford, CT
Unusually large antique copper Industrial pot / vessel. The exact end use of this piece is a mystery. Probably used to pour seeds or other small solid items. Great shape. Natural unt...
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American Industrial Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Copper

19th Century Antique Powder Horn with Scrimshaw
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare 19th century antique powder horn with scrimshaw, circa 1872. The horn is inscribed "Charles Lee" in scroll on the side of the horn and the wood cap is carved with the initials "...
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American Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Antique Persian Sultanabad Carpet, Wool Ivory Oriental Rug Hand Knotted
Located in New York, NY
Sultanabad is a region in NW, Persia. It was the site of the principle Ziegler weavings in the late 19th century. Sultanabad's are famous for their floral designs as they improved th...
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Persian Sultanabad Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Antique 19th Century Handmade Solid Wood French Wooden Grape Wine Olive Press
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique 19th century handmade solid wood French wooden grape wine olive press, circa 19th century. Measurements: 27" H x 20" W x 13" D.   
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French Primitive Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

1870 Map Flatbush Brooklyn New York
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
An amazing Antique 1870 Map Flatbush Brooklyn New York, Hand Water colored, Includes Prospect Park in Brooklyn and Flatbush Village. Unframed and in great condition for its 150 years...
Category

American Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Large Game Board, Checkers and Parcheesi
Located in Nantucket, MA
Large paint decorated double sided game board in horizontal form. The checkerboard has black squares with delineated painted blue borders, the columns have applied printed numbers an...
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Canadian Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Folk Art Hand Hooked Rug with Chickens, circa 1880
Located in Nantucket, MA
Folk Art Hand Hooked rug with chickens, circa 1880, with two grey chicks standing on black and tan patches (respectively) on a white ground, separated by a double chevron band of mul...
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American Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Burlap, Wool

19th Century Oil on Board, English Toy Terrier Dog Folk Art
Located in Lowestoft, GB
An imposing dark and moody depiction of A English Toy Terrier, oil on board. The painted surface has a decorative texture, some minor losses. An elderly spilt in the board has be...
Category

European Late Victorian Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood, Paint

Indigo African Asian Bohemian Embroidery Tapestry Elephants Horses Kings
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Beautiful wall art, wall hanging, tattered and very old, origin unknown.
Category

Unknown Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Fabric

Carved and Painted Wood Architectural Element in the Form of a Mask "Green Man"
Located in Stamford, CT
A carved and painted wood "Green Man" mask from a facade of a mansion near Seattle, late 19th century. The Green Man is a legendary being primarily interpreted as a symbol of rebir...
Category

American Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Paiute Burden Basket
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Paiute burden basket with harness leather handles. Much used, well cared for, in use repairs on bottom. Collected White River Nevada, Duck Water Band. Period: Last quarter 19th ce...
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American Native American Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Other

Ceramic Sculpture with a Group of Playing Putti's 19th Century Belgium
Located in Antwerp, BE
Beautiful in detail and charming 19th century unglazed terracotta sculpture. Features a design of three cherubic children with lamps and fruit, playing with two goats on the base of ...
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Belgian Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Terracotta

19th Century French Pair of Framed Antique Velvet Bouquets
Located in Houston, TX
This is a very unique find of ours in France. These beautiful framed pair of intricate velvet bouquets would be a beautiful conversation piece in any room.
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French Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Velvet

Chinese Campaign Camphor Wood Floral Painted Leather Nautical Chest, Circa 1820
Located in Charleston, SC
Chinese Campaign camphor wood hinged nautical chest covered in hand painted floral leather with brass studs, mounts, side handles, and terminating on the original bulbous painted bun...
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Chinese Chinese Export Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Brass

French Limoges Enamel Portrait Plaque Depicting Catherine de Medici
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A French Limoges enamel portrait plaque depicting Catherine de Medici, 19th century contained in an ebonized frame monogrammed and dated to the reverse Diameter of plaque 3 1/2 in...
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Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Enamel

English Brass and Mahogany Yacht Binnacle Southampton, Circa 1870
Located in Charleston, SC
English yacht binnacle mounted on a mahogany rope motif base, oval glass viewing port, with the original removable brass vented side light and carrying handle. Binnacle is fitted wit...
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English Victorian Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Bambara Buffalo Head Bambara Mask, Mali, End of the 19th Century
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Bambara buffalo head bambara mask, Mali, end of the 19th century Measures: H with pedestal 63 cm.     
Category

Malian Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Mid-19th Century Italian Funerary Sign with Stylized Skull
Located in Pasadena, CA
A vintage funerary sign with skull motif and marbleized background in yellow and green tones. Framed panel of painted wood.
Category

Italian Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

19th Century Polychrome Original Painted Hubley Iron Lg Doorstop
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century original painted Hubley cast iron doorstop is in fine condition and has a great patina. This is a large floral doorstop with heavy weight.
Category

American Country Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Iron

19th Century Blue Glass Tram Window Advertisement
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
19th century blue glass tram window advertisement A rare find, these advertisements were once so common in the tram windows and tram shelters but few have survived probably becau...
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Great Britain (UK) Industrial Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Antique French Tole Cobbler Sign
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
19th century hand-painted tole shoemaker sign.
Category

French Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Pair of Early 19th Century Navajo Indian Weaving Bolster Pillows
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These early and rare Navajo weaving bolster pillows are in amazing as found condition with lazy lines and great rare colors. The backing is in black cotton linen fabric. The inserts ...
Category

American Navajo Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

19th Century Monumental Sponge Ware Pottery Pitcher
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Wow this is a very big water pitcher or jug. This 19th century sponge ware pitcher has wonderful bands and pattern both inside and out. The condition is pristine and wonderful light ...
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American Country Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Double-Sided Wooden Gingerbread Mold, Man and Woman
Located in Vista, CA
Double-sided wooden gingerbread mold, (man and woman) both sides.
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European Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Pair of Early 19th Century Carved Walnut Figures of Court Jesters
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
A very fine pair of early 19th century carved figures, of Court Jesters These bearded gentlemen have been superbly carved in the finest detail, they original came from a piece of ea...
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English Country Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Walnut

Sioux Beaded Knife Sheath, circa 1880s
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Genuine Native Sioux fully beaded knife sheath with drop ending in tin cones with horsehair. Beaded on brain tanned buffalo with red white hearts and greasy yellows. The knife sheat...
Category

American Native American Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Hide

Large Creamware Racing Horse Leeds Pottery Made England Circa 1890
Located in Katonah, NY
WHY WE LOVE IT: Always wanted one of these. We're thrilled to have found it. We are delighted to offer this late Leeds Pottery stallion. He has a wonderful face with beautiful eyes. ...
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English Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Creamware

19th Century Italian Wirework Basket
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Wonderful and very rare wirework basket with a great form. Iron and zinc, Italy, circa 1850-1900 Weathered.
Category

Italian Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Iron, Zinc

Antique Navajo Indian Rio Grande Blanket, Handmade Rug, Folk Art, Blue
Located in New York, NY
Rare find: Navajo Indian Rio Grande blanket, circa 1860, all homespun (handspun wool) with indigo dye and natural brown and white, 4' x 7'2" Navajo rugs and blankets are textiles ...
Category

American Navajo Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

E1024 Navajo
Located in New York, NY
Navajo rugs and blankets are textiles produced by Navajo people of the Four Corners area of the United States. Navajo textiles are highly regarded and have been sought after as trade...
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American Navajo Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

19Thc Blue & White Jacobs Coat Quilt
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19Thc blue & white Jacobs ladder quilt in pristine condition. The quilting is fantastic and fine piecing.
Category

American Adirondack Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Navajo Transitional Eye Dazzler 19Thc Weaving Rug
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19Thc Navajo Indian weaving transitional eye dazzler in early unusual colors. The condition is very good.
Category

American Adirondack Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Swedish Red Painted Folk Art Bowl, Marked "Trysil" Early 19th Century
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Early 19th century red painted Folk Art bowl, Sweden, 1800-1825.
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Swedish Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Electric Blue Painted Round Table with Zinc Top
Located in Wiscasset, ME
19th century country Hepplewhite style with tapered legs. Fantastic early electric blue paint and zinc top with excellent provenance. 41.5" diameter and a true feast for the connoiss...
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North American Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Zinc

19thc Wool Flannel Log Cabin Quilt
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19thc wool & satin log cabin barn raising quilt and has a wool flannel backing. This quilt is in pristine condition.
Category

American Adirondack Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Late 19th Century English Folk Art Articulated Jig Doll
Located in London, GB
Late 19th century English Jig Doll A wonderful example of a late 19th century English jig doll called porkpie. A fully articulated hand carved feature. With amazing leather handcraf...
Category

British Victorian Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Leather, Pine, Paint

Antique Persian Square Serapi Carpet, Handmade Rug Ivory, Gold, Navy, Rusty Red
Located in New York, NY
Antique Serapi carpets are one of the most sought after rugs particularly in America and England for many years. Antique Serapi rugs are a major draw particularly in big city America...
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Persian Serapi Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Black Antique Danish Folk Art Tobacco, Tea Box with Sliding 'Door'
Located in Esbjerg, DK
This personalized tramp / Folk Art tobacco box has two Chambers. One for waste tobacco/tea and one for unused. It is made from repurposed wood from Old Danish cigar containers. It ha...
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Danish Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

19th Century English Black Forest Hand Carved Wooden Book Slide
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
A rare 19th century antique black forest hand carved wooden book slide depicting two deers set to naturalistic tree setting with carved detailed base.
Category

English Black Forest Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Old Japanese Basket Made of Bamboo and Japanese Paper / Meiji Era Farming Tools
Located in Sammushi, JP
I think it was a basket made in the Meiji era. It is woven from bamboo and then Japanese paper is pasted on it. It's very light. I think it was probably a tool used in the silk mo...
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Japanese Meiji Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Bamboo

Art Nouveau Letter Holder for Chocolat Confectionery Senez-Sturbelle, Belgium
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique advertising letter holder made for the Chocolatier - Confectionery brand Senez-Sturbelle, Belgium, Brussels. This Art Nouveau tin letter holder dates from the period 1892-191...
Category

Belgian Art Nouveau Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Swedish Bonad with Three Figures
By Sunnerboskolan
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Fragment of larger Swedish bonad dated 1818 and illustrating the transfiguration of Jesus with Moses and Elijah on either side. We see the three men on a mountain top with the light ...
Category

Swedish Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Fabric

Child Dressing Mannequin, France
Located in Antwerp, BE
Original child figure mannequin on a wooden fully adjustable stand in a very good original condition, France, 19th century. Beautiful children's model mannequin used by tailors and i...
Category

French Victorian Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt
Located in Darnestown, MD
This light and dark wool challis log cabin quilt is done with unusually light tones. A note pinned to the quilt explains that the fabrics were from two dresses of the maker, Louisa D...
Category

American Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

English 19th Century Carved Hardwood Rampant Gryphon Griffon Ebonised & Gilt
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A charming hardwood carving depicting a rampant Griffon, with its original ebonised and gilt painted finish. 19th century in age, with age related wear to the surface some small s...
Category

English Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood

19th Century Makah Miniature Canoe
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
19th century miniature canoe with stylized animal on bow. Inside burned out same way as large ones were made. Not a tourist piece. Period: 19th century Origin: Makah Size: 2...
Category

American Native American Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Other

European 19th Century Painted Wooden Dome Top Box Folk Art
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Antique European handmade and painted wooden dome top box.  
Category

European Folk Art Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Lusterweibchen of Saint Lucretia with Ibex Antlers, ca. 1880
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An antique lusterweibchen chandelier depicting the Saint Lucretia who turns the dagger against herself and commits suicide after she has been violated. The archetype of this luster w...
Category

German Early Victorian Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Plaster, Wood

Large Nineteenth Century Buoy
Located in Chicago, IL
A Large Nineteenth Century Zinc Buoy having bone pieces attached to its circumference. All attached on a metal stand. Fabulous piece of nautical folk art or found object.
Category

American Antique 19th Century Folk Art

Materials

Zinc