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Vintage Marble Chess Board with Hand Carved Turquoise Onyx Pieces
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage mid 20th century Mexican stone marble chess set complete board in white and brown marble with elaborately hand carved turquoise and white chess pieces The stone chess set ga...
Category

North American Post-Modern 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Stone, Onyx, Marble

Christmas Tree Stand Iron Folk Art German
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Hugh Christmas tree stand made of iron. The stand is decorated with three large hands painted Santa Claus. The Santa Claus is decorated on both sides with a Santa in red coat holding...
Category

German Folk Art 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Alan Wallwork Studio Pottery Split Pod Sculpture
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 stands on a narrow rounded base ...
Category

English Modern Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Stoneware

Vintage Folk Art Hand-Carved and Painted Snake Sculpture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Hand-carved and painted folk art snake (ca. 1970s, USA). Attractive color combination of light green with red spots. Patina / light wear consistent with age and use.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

West African Wood Carved Ceremonial Mask
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful, decorative African mask with elongated features, detailed facial markings, and some sort of anthropomorphic animal sitting at the top of the head. Has a beautiful patina...
Category

African 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Pair of Exceptional Yacht Cabin Lanterns by Davey & Co.
Located in Norwell, MA
Pair of top quality Davey & Co. ships lanterns. With arched and vented tops, carry handles, beveled glass, hinged doors, burners, etc. Fitted with makers badges reading "Davey & Comp...
Category

British Antique 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Brass

D.W. Nichol Signed Hand Carved Wood Duck Decoy, Male Cinnamon Teal
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful work, a male cinnamon teal, hand carved and painted by renowned duck decoy artist D W Nichol. Beautifully crafted and decorated. The work is signed "Male Cinnamon Teal...
Category

Canadian Folk Art 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

Moroccan Tribal Green Glazed Terracotta Ceramic Jar
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Moroccan Berber green glazed decorative terra cotta jar with handles. Wonderful green and brown shimmering ceramic pottery that can be found only in south Morocco in the village of ...
Category

Moroccan Moorish 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

Duck Decoy on Custom Stand
Located in Houston, TX
Made to look like a loon bobbing on a lake this vintage duck decoy on a custom stand would make a hunter's study complete. The decoy is carved in wood and mounted on an iron stand...
Category

French 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Delft Westraven "Rotterdam" Holland Ceramic Pottery Tile
Located in Studio City, CA
A colorful tile made by delft in the Netherlands. Stamped "Westraven" on the verso. Dimensions: 4.25" high, 4.25" wide, .5" deep.
Category

Dutch 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Navajo Yei Indian Weaving Pillows-Pair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of amazing Yei Indian weaving pillows with turquoise corn husk dancers. The backing is in cotton linen. Sold as a pair.
Category

American Adirondack 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Abstract Carved Stone Outsider Art by Louise Abrams, c1970
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Carved stone by abstract outsider artist Louise Abrams. This particular piece is from the artists personal collection of her own art. Sits on a black laminate plinth base. This ite...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Alabaster

Folky Hand Carved Indian Head
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This amazing hand carved and painted Indian head with a feather in his head is in fine condition and has a great patina.
Category

American Adirondack Antique 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Vintage French Provincial Rattan Lidded Handled Basket
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Mid-Century Modern vintage rattan picnic basket, 1980s, France. Large Mid-Century Modern vintage French Provincial rattan lidded handled picnic basket, made out of woven rattan with...
Category

French French Provincial 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Rattan

Women Carrying Burdens on Her Heads by Louis Koyongonda
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Absolutely gorgeous knife painting of women carrying burdens on her heads. Signed by Louis Koyongonda. Oil on billboard. Belgium Congo between 1940 & 1960. Knife painting. Unframed. ...
Category

Congolese 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Oil on Canvass by Elmer P. Schwab
By Elmer P. Schwab
Located in New York, NY
Vintage oil on canvass by noted artist Elmer P. Schwab. Schwab worked in the Mid 20th C. and exhibited at the Salamagundi Club, among other notable venues. He painted mainly street s...
Category

French Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Bronze Sculpture, Il Cavalino, by Barbara Beretich '1936-2018'
Located in Palm Desert, CA
This is a signed bronze sculpture of a horse entitled, Il Cavalino, by Barbara Beretich. This is a lost wax cast and the piece is from her home gallery as seen in picture #8. During ...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

French Provincial Rattan Handled Harvest Basket
Located in North Hollywood, CA
French Provincial rattan handled harvest basket, made out of natural woven rattan. Rectangular in shape with handle across the top. The basket is in good condition. The piece wou...
Category

French French Provincial 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Rattan

Navajo Two Grey Hills Indian Weaving Pillow
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Navajo Indian weaving two grey Hills pillow. The backing is in black cotton linen and down & feather fill.
Category

American Adirondack 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Beaded Ceremonial Trophy Head
Located in Leuven , BE
Wood, cloth, glass trade beads. 15 cm high. Worn by chiefs and other notables on ceremonial occasions, these beaded heads were highly symbolic power accoutrements and probably repres...
Category

Cameroonian 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Glass

Large Pitch Pine Art Nouveau Blackboard Chalkboard, 1900s
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Magnificent and rare Art Nouveau blackboard chalkboard. Striking Dutch design from the 1900s. Solid pitch pine frame with double sided blackboard chalkboard. This decorative piece...
Category

Dutch Art Nouveau Antique 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Group of Three Large Scale Carved Teak South Asian Musician Figures
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A set of three large heavy carved teak musician figures. All are seated in elegant dance- like poses and wear local style loincloths, neck torques and anklets. One plays a stringed i...
Category

Asian Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Teak

Vintage Asafo Flag in Orange Appliqué Patterns by the Fante People, Ghana 1970's
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Ghana, 1970's Asafo flag in cotton applique patterns. Fante People. Asafo Flags are created by the Fante People of Ghana. The flags are visual representations of military orga...
Category

Ghanaian Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Vallauris 'Attributed to' Pair of Twisted Green Ceramic Candelabra circa 1950
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Vallauris (attributed to) Pair of twisted green ceramic candelabra circa 1950.
Category

French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Rude Osolnik Signed Mid-Century Modern Walnut Wood Turned Vessel Bud Weed Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautifully executed, handmade, wood-turned vase by master woodturner Rude Osolnik who is widely regarded, along with Bob Stocksdale, as one of the finest woodturners in American w...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Walnut

Kinetic Sculpture "Spray", Jean Camuset, 1970
Located in Saint ouen, FR
Kinetic sculpture "Spray" - Jean Camuset Circa 1970 Steel rods Dimensions: H 73 x base D 10 x L 95cm.
Category

European Bohemian Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Glazed Oil Painting by Soviet Artist Omar Chkhaidze, d. 1995
Located in Peabody, MA
Luminously glazed oil on canvas board by Omar Chkhaidze of Tbilisi, Georgia, an established and award winning member of the Russian Academy of the Arts. In 2017, The Russian Academ...
Category

Georgian Folk Art 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Hand Carved Wood Memento Mori Skull Cane Walking Stick Handle
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic and wonderfully hand carved piece. This smiling, mischievous skull is carved in very fine detail. Would be the crown jewel of any walking stick collection once attached t...
Category

20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Andhra Pradesh Brass Vegetable Cheese Coconut Grater in the Shape of a Turtle
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Andhra Pradesh solid brass cheese or vegetable grater in the shape of a turtle. Andhra Pradesh, in particular, has a history of outstanding metal workmanship or “Vishwakarmas”, which...
Category

Indian Folk Art 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Brass, Copper

Four Modern Creative Kokeshi Dolls by Usaboro Okamoto, Japan
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Four modern creative Kokeshi dolls by Okamoto Usaburo, Japan Okamoto Usaburo (1917-2009) was a highly regarded artist of the Sosaku Kokeshi Movement, receiving numerous awards dur...
Category

Japanese Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Mid-20th Century Black Dance Mask, Guerrero, Mexico
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Mid-20th century black dance mask, Guerrero, Mexico A nice old mask from Guererro, Mexico, used in the Tlacololero Dance of the Tlactapa and probably from the 1950s, has a very mode...
Category

Mexican Tribal Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Early 20th C. Church Bulletin Board with WW2 Photos, c.1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
About An exterior wooden church bulletin board with glass door and original WW11 black and white photos.  Creator unknown. Date of manufacture c.1940. Materials and technique...
Category

Rustic 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Glass, Paper

Studio Pottery Glazed Figure of a Resting Bird Signed Heptagon Dated 1976
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An unusual studio pottery glazed figure of a resting bird signed Heptagon to the base and dated 1976. The figure is well potted with its wings resting on its fanned tail feathers and...
Category

English Modern Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Mexican Jewelry Box in the Style of Don Shoemaker
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Circa 1970 We offer this rare Mexican jewelry box in the style of Don Shoemaker.
Category

Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Industrial Steel Ladies Eyeglass Mold, Circa 1965
Located in Stamford, CT
Antique Industrial steel eyeglass mold from 1965. Mounted on a custom made steel stand. Can be displayed with the press plate extended or closed as shown. Untouched surface. Tremendo...
Category

American Industrial Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Yaka Tribal Initiation Mask with Raffia, Congo 'DRC', mid 20th Century, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Yaka young men's initiation mask of carved wood with raffia collar, Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo), mid 20th century. A hand-held mask used by boys coming out of the initiation...
Category

Congolese Tribal 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Miniature Peacock or Fan Chair
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Miniature Anglo Indian peacock chair or salesman sample crafted with amazing detail in wicker and reed, true to the iconic design. Best of the genre.
Category

Indian Anglo-Indian 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wicker

Sculpture of Hawk Perched Upon Tree
Located in Houston, TX
Sculpture of hawk perched upon tree, masterfully executed in concrete. Large scale and impressive, this evocative sculpture is suitable for display in both indoor and outdoor settings.
Category

French Folk Art Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Concrete

20th C Hand Carved & Painted Canadian Goose
Located in Los Angeles, CA
20th hand carved & amazing original painted Canadian goose. This goose is late but very great carving and surface. The condition is good.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Noh Fox Mask, Early 20th Century
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a wonderfully expressive and articulated fox mask. The mask dates to the first half of the 20th century and is in overall good condition. The fox's jaw is articulated and he ...
Category

Japanese Japonisme 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Chippewa Quilled Birch Bark Basket
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Chippewa quilled birch bark box with natural quills, star design on lid. Birch bark, quills and sweetgrass. Period: circa 1900 Origin: Chippewa/Minnesota Size: 4" x 2 3/4" H.  
Category

American Native American 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Other

Large & Unique Old African Mask, Chokwe, Congo, Solid Wood, Hand Carved, Antique
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
Beautiful old African Mask, Chokwe, Congo. Good condition, hand carved, solid wood. Mask dimensions 33x22cm, on the stand 49cm high (stand not incl.)
Category

Congolese Modern 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Wall Mask of Afro Child, Afro Woman , Mid-20th Century, Germany
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage Afro Child , Afro Woman Wall Mask which looks great. This wall head decoration is very detailed and was made in Germany. This German pottery mask dates circa 1950-1960. It's ...
Category

German Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Stone

Navajo Sterling Spirit Dancer by Toby Henderson
Located in Litchfield, CT
By Toby Henderson, Dine-Navajo, American, circa 1980s. This spectacular sterling figure of a Navajo spirit dancer by renowned Navajo silversmith Toby Henderson is highly detailed. He...
Category

American Native American Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Kansu Chinese Blue Chinese Export, Hand Knotted Wool, circa 1940
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Chinese rug, circa 1940. In original condition and some wear consistent of age and use. Old washed hand knotted wool Measures: 62 x 105 cm. 62 x 105 D8 90025.
Category

Chinese Chinese Export Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Rare Pair of Very Old Yoruba Ibeji Figures
Located in Leuven , BE
Rare pair of very old Yoruba Ibeji figures.
Category

Nigerian 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Persian Khoy Carpet in Cream, Green, and Indigo Wool
Located in New York, NY
This antique Persian Khoy carpet circa 1900 measures 4’9” x 7’10” and belongs to the Orley Shabahang Antique Collection. Featuring a traditional Persian hand-knotted weave, this carp...
Category

Persian Tabriz Antique 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Early 20th Century Carved Wooden Ghost
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
An early 20th century French carved ghost. Unusual and scarce. Folk art. Could easily be mounted on a blacksmith custom made stand which we could arrange to be made. Some...
Category

French Folk Art 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Turkish Islamic Ceramic Tile
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Turkish ceramic handcrafted decorative tile with hand painted Islamic Koranic blessing and floral design. Ceramic tile hand painted with Arabic Islamic writing and flowers. "Bismilla...
Category

Turkish Moorish 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Early 20th Century French Double Sided Enameled Little Apartments for Rent Sign
Located in Fayetteville, AR
This early 20th century French blue and white enameled bombe sign is double sided. Written on the face of each side and surrounded by a fine border is "Petits Appartements a Louer" o...
Category

French 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Large Tapestry Aubusson Style Decorative Pillow
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large decorative French Aubusson style tapestry pillow backed with silk velvet. Beautiful vintage French Provincial pillow with Aubusson style roses and decorative floral bouquet. ...
Category

French French Provincial Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Folk Art Table Lamp Made with Shells, Early20th Century, Spain
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
Shells lamp Spectacular lamp made with shells and shells Artisan and very laborious work, it is spectacular and original table lamp.
Category

Spanish Other 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Shell

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 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Reclaimed Wood

Eldridge Chart of Nantucket Sound – West, circa 1920
Located in Nantucket, MA
Eldridge chart of Nantucket Sound – West, circa 1920, a scarce navigational chart showing the Eastern approach into Nantucket Sound. This chart was made expressly for Eldridge's son-...
Category

American Other 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Cast Bronze Tribal Bell Camel Anklet
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Antique cast bronze carved animal camel leg anklet bell Folk Art. Handcrafted cast metal camel bracelet which was used by the Bedouin people to tie to the camel leg. Antique collecti...
Category

Indian Tribal 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Santa Cruz People, Solomon Islands, Teveau Feather Currency
Located in Leuven , BE
Feather money was used on the Santa Cruz archipelago, a remote group forming part of the Solomon Islands for a very long time. The feather money consisted of a 9-meter strip of plant...
Category

Solomon Islands 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Organic Material

Andrianna Shamaris Papua Orchard Skirt Made From Orchard Bark
Located in New York, NY
Antique skirt from Papua. Hand made from multiple lengths of yellow, brown, maroon and tan orchard bark. Set on a modern steel base. So beautiful. This Papua skirt was sourced in ...
Category

Primitive Vintage 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Dan-Toure, Face Mask, Ivory Coast, Late 19th Century
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Dan-Toure, face mask, Sculpted wood, Ivory coast, Dan culture, late 19th-early 20th century. Measures: Height 22 cm, width 14 cm, depth 6 cm. Provenance: Collection Marceau R...
Category

Ivorian Tribal 20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood