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Jim Rose Legacy Collection - Two-Door Quilt Cabinet Maquette, Steel Miniature
Located in Chicago, IL
This exquisite miniature two-drawer quilt cabinet is inspired by Shaker furniture. Made from welded steel with a natural rust patina, found painted steel panels and vintage nail head...
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Early 2000s American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Steel

Jim Rose Barn House Structure, Welded Steel Object Made with Salvaged Steel
Located in Chicago, IL
This is a welded steel sculpture made by furniture creator Jim Rose. It is sustainable design created from salvaged and recycled steel panels left over from his larger projects. Thes...
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2010s American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Steel

Kent London Knife Sharpener, Early 20th Century
Located in Brussels, Brussels
Superb knife sharpener from the beginning of the 20th century Kent Manufacturer, London 199 high Holborn, London Surprising and very elegant piece with its golden coat of arms, it...
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Early 20th Century British Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wrought Iron

Pair of Original Antique Marine Prints, Dated 1824
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Great pair of marine prints Steel engravings by W.H Lizars Published Constable, Edinburgh. Dated 1824 Unframed The measurement give below is for one print.  
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1820s English Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

"Billiken" Cast Iron Still Bank, American, Circa 1909
Located in Incline Village, NV
Original "Billiken" cast iron still bank patented in 1908 by Florence Pretz (patent number on the back in raised letters "NO39BO3". It was manufactured by the A.C. Williams Company f...
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Early 1900s American Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron, Iron

Mid-19th Century Hand Carved Prisoner of War
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a wonderful example of a mid-19th century hand carved Prisoner of War (POW) domino set. Made from mutton bone and hand carved with a detailed and clam shell mot...
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1850s French Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bone

Early 20th Century Scratch-Built Pine and Metal English Fairground Gaming Wheel
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a charming example of an early 20th century scratch-built pine and metal fairground gaming wheel. In full working order with lead weighted dial. Size: Box: ...
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1920s European Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Pine

Napoleonic Mid-19th Century Hand Carved Prisoner of War 'POW' Domino Set
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a wonderful example of a mid-19th century hand carved Prisoner of War (POW) domino set. Made from mutton bone and hand carved with a detailed motif across its p...
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19th Century French Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bone

"Clown Playing Violin" Toy Japanese Wind-Up, Circa 1950's
Located in Incline Village, NV
Japanese wind-up toy known and marketed as "Happy The Violinist" marked with the logo "TPS" for Tokyo Plaything Shokai. The logo is further identified by three fingers across from th...
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1950s Japanese Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Tin

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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1880s American Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Pottery

Pair of Charming Vintage Overpainted Iron Barbells
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of vintage iron barbells painted in cyan, or cerulean, blue. Hand-hammered with slight variations in size and proportion. Wonderfully decorative. First barbell measures 4.75 ...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron, Iron

Jim Rose Legacy Collection - Miniature Shaker Inspired Chest of Drawers Maquette
Located in Chicago, IL
This exquisite miniature chest of drawers is inspired by Shaker furniture. Made from welded steel with a natural rust patina and vintage nail-heads for the pulls, this chest has full...
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1990s American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Steel

Jim Rose Legacy Collection - One Door Shaker Inspired Steel Cupboard-Maquette
Located in Chicago, IL
This exquisite miniature chest of drawers is inspired by Shaker furniture. Made from welded steel with a natural rust patina and vintage nail heads for the pull, this tall cabinet is...
Category

Early 2000s American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Steel

Davis Hall Nantucket South Shoal Lightship Basket, circa 1870s
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful and quite rare and hard to find Nantucket lightship basket by Davis Hall, (1828-1906). Hall's baskets are prized by collectors of lightship baskets worldwide. This basket...
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Late 19th Century American Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Cane, Rattan, Wood

Antique Tall Copper Storage Chest
Located in Bridgeport, CT
An authentic and all original condition copper Repoussé food storage chest. Tin lined with repousse palmettes on the hinged lid. Brass top handle and lock plate. Originally acquired ...
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19th Century Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass, Copper

"Lamb" Cast Iron Still Bank, American, Circa 1970
Located in Incline Village, NV
"Lamb" cast Iron still bank is a re-issue of a bank made in 1928. It was made by The John Wright Company in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania in 1970. They purchased the copyrights from the Gr...
Category

1970s American Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron, Iron

German Mechanical Carousel Rocket Lithographed Tin Toy, Circa 1950's
Located in Incline Village, NV
Spring loaded carousel rocket ride toy with a world globe "riding round the world”. The globe has the countries in very close proportion and proximity; note the countries of Formosa ...
Category

1950s German Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Tin

Modern 1960s Italian Vintage Life Size Articulated Wooden Pinocchio Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
A mid-20th century life-sized Pinocchio modern Folk Art sculpture found in Tuscany, Italy, hand carved in Italian walnut and oak, high quality of the organic execution with articulat...
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1960s Italian Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Oak, Walnut

The Man in the Iron Mask
Located in London, GB
The Man in the iron mask A highly decorative hand-crafted example of an early 20th Century iron mask on hinges, with slits for eyes, nose, and mouth with a suspension hoop to the to...
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1920s French Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Sheet Metal

French Early 20th Century Lead Clockwork Figure
Located in London, GB
Lead clockwork figure An unusual early 20th Century lead figure, in the form a ghost faced gentleman. This figure would have sat alongside an animated clocktower. The figure would h...
Category

1920s French Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Lead

English 19th Century Treen Domino Set
Located in London, GB
Treen domino set A lovely, signed example of a 19th century folk art dominos set, in the form of a hand carved treen love token sliding top box. Containing a set of hand-crafted (mu...
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1880s British Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Pine

Two Deer Antler Mount Trophy on Black Forest Carved Wood Plaque from Austria
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A set of two vintage Black Forest deer antler trophies on hand carved, Black Forest wooden plaques. I think they are from the 1960s or older. Tallest is approximate 9.5" high, 7.75" ...
Category

1960s Austrian Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Antler, Wood

Three Deer Antler Mount Trophy on Black Forest Carved Wood Plaque from Austria
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A set of three vintage Black Forest deer antler trophies on hand carved, Black Forest wooden plaques. I think they are from the 1960s or older. Tallest is approximate 12.5" high, 8" ...
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1960s Austrian Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Antler

Two Deer Antler Mount Trophy on Black Forest Carved Wood Plaque from Austria
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A set of two vintage Black Forest deer antler trophies on hand carved, Black Forest wooden plaques. I think they are from the 1960s or older. Tallest is approximate 1.5" high, 8" wid...
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1960s Austrian Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Antler, Wood

Two Deer Antler Mount Trophy on Black Forest Carved Wood Plaque, Austria, 1930s
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A set of two vintage Black Forest deer antler trophies on hand carved, Black Forest wooden plaques. I think they are from the 1930s or older. Tallest is approximate 14.25" high, 8.25...
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1930s Austrian Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Antler

Two Deer Antler Mount Trophy on Black Forest Carved Wood Plaque from Austria
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A set of two vintage Black Forest deer antler trophies on hand carved, Black Forest wooden plaques. I think they are from the 1960s or older. Tallest is approximate 14" high, 7.25" w...
Category

1960s Austrian Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Antler

Two Deer Antler Mount Trophy on Black Forest Carved Wood Plaque from Austria
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A set of two vintage Black Forest deer antler trophies on hand carved, Black Forest wooden plaques. I think they are from the 1960s or older. Tallest is approximate 15.75" high, 7.5"...
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1960s Austrian Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Antler, Wood

Two Deer Antler Mount Trophy on Black Forest Carved Wood Plaque from Austria
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A set of two vintage Black Forest deer antler trophies on hand carved, Black Forest wooden plaques. I think they are from the 1960s or older. Tallest is approximate 13 7/8" high, 8" ...
Category

1960s Austrian Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Antler

Large Oversized Cast Iron "Hook and Ladder" by Dent 'Rare', American, Circa 1905
Located in Incline Village, NV
Large cast iron, horse drawn fire toys (referred to as oversized) are much sought after by collectors. The piece becomes more in demand when it is all original, because of the abuse ...
Category

Early 1900s American Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron, Iron

Two Deer Antler Mount Trophy on Black Forest Carved Wood Plaque from Austria
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A set of two vintage Black Forest deer antler trophies on hand carved, Black Forest wooden plaques. I think they are from the 1960s or older. Tallest is approximate 13 7/8" high, 8" ...
Category

1960s Austrian Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Antler, Wood

Set of 3 Early 20th Century French Hand carved Puppet Heads
Located in London, GB
Set of 3 early 20th century hand carved puppet heads A set of 3 hand carved early 20th century puppet heads, of French origin their examples would have been part of a larger group...
Category

1950s French Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Pine

Masonic Armorial Coat of Arms, circa 18th Century
Located in London, GB
Masonic armorial coat of arms, circa 18th century. We are proud to offer a rare example of a late 18th century hand carved oak masonic armorial coat of arms. Adze carved reverse t...
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18th Century German Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Oak

Mid-20th Century Handcrafted Fairground Passe Boule Set Panels
Located in London, GB
Fairground Passe Boule set panels We are proud to offer a delightful set of 5 handcrafted passe boule ball toss game panels. Crafted from pine frames and hand painted board, depi...
Category

1950s French Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Pine, Paper

Venetian Handmade Gold and Rose Pink Mask with Flower Pleated Jabot
Located in New York, NY
This Folk Art mask is a real Venetian creation, entirely hand-drawn and handcrafted. Italian Artists have realized this piece in full respect of craftsmanship traditions and followin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paint, Paper, Feathers

Miniature Salesman's Sample Cottage Kitchen Cupboard American, Circa 1860
Located in Incline Village, NV
This mid 19th century miniature two door cupboard with step back "plate and cup" rack above, is in it's fantastic original rustic and untouched finished surface. The two door fronts ...
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Mid-19th Century American Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Rustic Folk Art Model Log Cabin
Located in New York, NY
Rustic Folk Art architectural log cabin model house constructed of wood logs, and a wood thatched roof. The model is in very good, original condition, showing only light cosmetic wea...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Jim Rose Legacy Collection - Settee Maquette, Shaker Inspired Steel Miniature
Located in Chicago, IL
This exquisite miniature settee is inspired by Shaker furniture. Made by renowned furniture maker, Jim Rose, this piece is made from welded steel with a natural rust patina. Despite ...
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1990s American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Steel

Englsh 19th Century Folkart Scratch Built Toy Horse and Carriage
Located in London, GB
For sale in this LOT is a very rare survivor of the mid – 19th century in the form of the “The Highway Man” Toy horse and carriage. A wonderful example of folk art craftsmanship, thi...
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Early 1900s British Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Large 19th Century Presentation Half Hull Model of a Whale Ship
Located in Nantucket, MA
19th Century Presentation Half Hull Model of a Whale Ship, circa 1850, a large plank on frame model of a bluff-bowed and wide abeam whale ship. The model was made from thin pine slat...
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Mid-19th Century American Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Pine

Vintage M I Hummel Goebel Original Figurines, Set of 6 Pcs
Located in Plainview, NY
A set of six of M I Hummel Goebel in fully original condition, Western Germany. Each figurine is stamped Goebel. Largest dimensions: 6.5" W x 2.75" D x 4.5" H.
Category

Late 20th Century German Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Porcelain, Paint

Early 20th Century English Bulls Death Mask
Located in London, GB
Early 20th Century bulls death mask This is a very unusual and morbid object, used in the early 20th century by English famers this object would have been used to put down bulls or ...
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1920s British Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

Late 18th Century French Oak Panel of an Angel
Located in London, GB
Late 18th century oak panel We are proud to offer a wonderfully aged late 18th century hand carved oak panel, depicting an angel with open wings. The form is typical of the period...
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Early 1800s French Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Oak

Italian Modern Venetian Handmade Pink and Silver Carnival Mask with Feathers
Located in New York, NY
This Folk Art fuchsia pink mask is a real Venetian creation, entirely hand-drawn and handcrafted. Another color available is blue and silver as per image. Italian artists have real...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal, Metallic Thread

Bicentennial Cast Iron Still Bank, American, Circa 1976
Located in Incline Village, NV
Shaped like a pyramid this cast iron penny bank was made to commemorate the 200 year anniversary of America; thus inscribed at the top (see image) 1776-1976. It is painted in white (...
Category

1970s American Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

"Penny Pineapple" Mechanical Bank Commemorating Hawaiin Statehood American, 1960
Located in Incline Village, NV
Cast Iron mechanical bank manufactured in Littlestown and Deer Park Pennsylvania. Imswiler and Saylor (note embossing on bottom plate) purchased casting rights and manufactured the f...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron, Iron

"Campfire Supreme" Marshmallow Tin, Boy Scout Motif, American, Circa 1915
Located in Incline Village, NV
This is a rare tin that was used to sell and promote marshmallows. The top of the tin is decorated to reflect the Boy Scouts in their ubiquitous camping tradition of sitting around t...
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1910s American Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Tin

Mid-19th Century Hand Carved Prisoner of War 'POW' Domino Set
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a wonderful example of a mid-19th century hand carved Prisoner of War (POW) domino set. Made from mutton bone and hand carved with a detailed and carved motif b...
Category

1850s French Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bone

Early 20th Century English Folk-Art Farmer and His Wife Model
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century folk-art farmer and his wife model We are proud to offer an unusual hand carved folk-art model of a farmer and his wife sat on a cart pulled by two oxen. This ite...
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1940s European Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Pine

Handmade Boxwood Chess Set Complete Game Pine Lidded Box 70mm Kings, circa 1920
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very good and complete handmade boxwood chess set game of 32 pieces in a good jointed pine box with a sliding lid, which we date to the earlier part of the 20th century, ci...
Category

Early 20th Century British Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Boxwood, Pine

Early 19th Century American Grommet Iron Harpoon, circa 1830
Located in Nantucket, MA
Early 19th century American Grommet Iron Harpoon, circa 1830, having a wide flat 5 - 1/2 inch long head with very slight rise to the rear edge, pivoting on the pierced disc end of th...
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Early 19th Century American Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Steel

Midcentury Masai Shield, Kenya/Tanzania
Located in Schagen, NL
Masai Shield hand painted with pigments on (Cow)hide. This stunning elliptical graphic shield was probably owned by a warrior herder as younger warriors were only permitted to have b...
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Mid-20th Century Kenyan Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Hide, Wood

Rustic Belgian Wooden Boat
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A unique carved and painted boat with a display stand. This model is of a small fishing boat, and is a beautiful example of how the aging of a sculpture can enhance its artist's visi...
Category

19th Century Belgian Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Wood

Carved Wood Polychrome Virgin Mary Statue
Located in New York, NY
Exquisite and compelling wood statue of the Virgin Mary with polychrome paint finish. Well executed, and finely carved we believe it's 19th C Continental, or possibly US in origin. U...
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19th Century Spanish Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Paint

Late 19th Century Lithograph French Pine Puppet
Located in London, GB
Late – 19th century lithograph French pine puppet A rare example of a late- 19th century hand carved pine/lithograph French puppet. This naïve yet charming string pull puppet is co...
Category

Early 1900s French Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Pine, Paper

19th Century Folk Art French Model of a Bridge
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Wonderful Folk Art model of a bridge. Beautiful old color and details Rare and very decorative interior piece, France, circa 1850-1900. Weathered, small losses and old repairs. Mo...
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19th Century French Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Mid-20th Century Scratch Built Metal Boat Model
Located in London, GB
Mid-20th Century scratch built metal boat model A nice example of a mid - 20th Century English scratch-built boat, with simplistic detail yet wonderful proportions this hand-crafted...
Category

1940s British Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Sheet Metal

Marble Solitaire Game Hardwood Board 37 Agate Mineral Stone Marbles, circa 1915
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a complete game of 37 hole marble solitaire with a good hardwood board and 37 beautiful individual agate marbles, which we date to the early 20th century. The circular tur...
Category

Early 20th Century French Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Agate

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

1930s German Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Pine, Paint