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Laminated Wood Model of a Commuter Steam Launch
Laminated wood model of a commuter steam launch, late 19th-early 20th century. FW 1630.
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Early 1900s American Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Champagne Bottle Cigar Holder Pairpoint Manufacturing.Co. Part of a Large Collec
By Pairpoint Silver Company
Located in Stamford, CT
A silver plated, American 1920s, cigar holder in the shape of a Champagne bottle. Well patinated silver plate. Very Gatsby-esque! Wonderful detail to the top, with an engraved toba...
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1920s Unknown Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver Plate

Set of Six Carnival Knockdown Dolls
Set of six vintage folk art carnival knockdown dolls crafted in canvas, hand painted on both sides, trimmed with cotton fur and weighted at the bottom. Knock them all down and win an...
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20th Century American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Cotton

Vintage Brass Desktop Cigar Cutter Tobacco Accessory
Vintage brass desktop cigar cutter featuring spring loaded pushdown cutting mechanism, excellent patina brass. This is part of the personal collection purchased directly, from the e...
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Cast Iron Gnome Habana Humidor Cover, Tobacco Accessory
Cast iron gnome Habana Humidor cover. This is part of the personal collection purchased directly, From the estate of Jerry Terranova, Author of "Antique Cigar Cutter and Lighters" a...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

Small Antique Brass Ships Wheel Tabletop Cigar Cutter, circa 1920
Small antique brass ships wheel tabletop cigar cutter circa 1920. Hinged base cover opens for disposing the cigar tips. This is part of the personal collection purchased directly, F...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Dunce Cigar Tip Cutter, Bronze Sculpture Tobacco Accessory, 19th Century
The Dunce cigar tip cutter. A novelty cigar cutter depicting a man sitting on a stamp with his mouth open ready to cut tip of a cigar, circa 1880. Stamped, Pat'd Jan. 18. 81 and Jun...
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1890s Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Bulldog and Kennel Humidor Cover, Estate of Jerry Terranova
Bulldog and Kennel humidor cover. This finely carved and crafted Humidor cover simply stunning and a must for any cigar room or man cave. From the American Box Maker. This is part o...
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1950s Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Antique Six Hole Table Top Cigar German Cutter
Antique six hole tabletop cigar German utter. This is part of the personal collection purchased directly, from the estate of Jerry Terranova, Author of "Antique Cigar Cutter and Lig...
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Mid-20th Century German Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

Cigar Cutter Brass Ship Engine Order Telegraph Tobacco Accessory
Cigar cutter brass ship engine order telegraph New York: Chas. Cory & Son, Inc., circa 1900. Pull the handle down to clip the end of your cigar. Excellent. 6”. This is part of the p...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Dunce Cigar Tip Cutter, Bronze Sculpture
The dunce cigar tip cutter. Fine bronze sculpture depicting a seated man with his mouth wide open waiting on a cigar. A novelty cigar cutter depicting a man sitting on a stump with h...
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Patriotic Cigar Holder, Lighter and Cutter Late 19th Century, Teddy Roosevelt
Patriotic cigar holder with Teddy Roosevelt holding flag. Cigar holder, nippers and match holder. This one simply does it all. The star of the show, part of an enormous collection of...
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Barn House Structure, Welded Steel Decorative Object Made with Salvaged Steel
By Jim Rose
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

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Steel

"Bill" The Leather Throwing Dummy
Leather throwing dummies are used in everything from martial arts training to wrestling as a means to strengthen one’s ability to toss another human being. This one has been named “B...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

19th Century Hand Carved Coquilla Nut Tobacco Box
A wonderfully carved Coquilla nut tobacco or snuff box. Portuguese, first half of the 19th century. The top with a portrait of woman holding a flower with a ribbon in her hair. The f...
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Early 19th Century Portuguese Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Nutwood

Vintage Santa Claus Still Bank, American, circa 1960
By Banthrico Inc.
Located in Incline Village, NV
"Santa On Roof" still bank, American, circa 1960. Was made by the Banthrico Company in Chicago, Illinois, and given away as a premium, typically for children, for opening up an accou...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal, Lead, Lead

Early 20th Century English Scratch Built Boat Model
Early 20th century scratch built boat model We are proud to offer a wonderful example of an early 20th century scratch-built boat. Handmade showing some great craftmanship, using a ...
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1920s British Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Mid-19th Century English Folk art Dominos Game
Mid-19th century Folk Art Dominos Game We are proud to offer a mid-19th century book box with a sliding lid fitted out with bone dominoes. There are 36 dominoes, going up to a doubl...
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1850s British Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Mahogany

Burmese Shan Temple Style Buddhist Shrine
Impressive Burmese Shan temple style wooden Buddhist shrine or niche. Features an ornate carved roof decorated with scrolls and finished in gilt. The inside has glass mosaic renmanat...
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20th Century Asian Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Glass, Wood, Paint

Midcentury Russian Caucasian Silver Alloy and Enamel Cloisonné Drinking Horn
Midcentury Russian Caucasian silver alloy and enamel cloisonné drinking horn. This drinking horn originate from the province of Dagestan in the Caucasian region of the former USSR, c...
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Mid-20th Century Russian Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver, Enamel

Rare "9-Spot" Dominoe Game with 55 Pieces in Jointed Wood Box, circa 1920
This is a rare and original '9 Spot' Dominoe game, coming complete with its jointed wooden storage box or case with a sliding top. Dominoe sets are normally six-spot sets giving a...
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Early 20th Century English Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bakelite, Wood

English Cork Decoy Duck Form, circa 1920
English cork decoy duck, circa 1920 We are proud to offer an original circa 1920s cork body working English decoy duck. With its jointed wood head, weathered cork body and metal bal...
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1920s British Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Cork

19th Century Tole Tabac Trade Sign
19th century Tole Tabac trade sign We are proud to offer an original tole tabac trade sign or carrot dating to the late 19th century. The tabac carrot is still used today for tobacc...
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1890s French Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Zinc

Large Scale Wooden French Statue
Large scale wooden French statue of saint, dated to the early 19th century. Hand carved polychome head, torso and hands raised upon a cage-style lower body. Articulated arms can be a...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood, Wood

Danish 19th Century Brass Surveying or Level Tool on Tripod
Surveyors tripod level tool from the late 19th century. The tripod is made of wood and the level is brass. The wood tripod is 39.75in high.
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Mid-19th Century Danish Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

19th Century Painted Dress Model or Doll
Beautiful example of a dress model with a sweet, expressive face. The slightly distressed paint adds to its charm. Our pieces are left in lived-in condition, pending our custom cons...
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19th Century Scandinavian Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

18th Century Set of Two Spanish Hand Forged Iron Church Candleholders
Set of two heavy, hand forged iron church candleholders, Spain, late 18th century. Measures: Highest candleholder 9.50 in high / 5.50 in with (24 cm x 14 cm) Lowest candleholder 7...
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Late 18th Century Spanish Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Iron

Early 20th Century Folk art German Pull along Horse Toy
Early 20th century Folk Art pull along horse toy We are proud to offer an early 20th century folk art pull along horse toy. A double-sided hand painted example originating from Germ...
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1920s German Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Plywood

19th Century English Solitaire Peg Board Game
19th century solitaire peg board game We are proud to offer a great late 19th century solitaire peg board game, carved from a solid piece of wood with a simple yet snug fitted compa...
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1890s British Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Oak

Raven Collection 19th Century Doll
The Raven collection 16th century Venetian doll We are proud to offer an amazing museum quality 16th century Venetian doll still in its original linen and silk clothing. A wonderful...
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1820s Italian Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Amazing Arma Christi, circa 1850
Amazing Arma Christi, circa 1850 We are proud to offer an amazing museum quality circa 1850 Arma Christi. Likely German or Austrian in origin, an exceptional example with each indiv...
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1850s German Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

French Mid-20th Century Fairground Target Animated Scratch Built Panel
Fairground target panel We are proud to offer a hand painted fairground shooting target scratch built animated panel. The target is the handle on the door, and if you hit the target...
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1950s French Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Mid-20th Century Fishing Tackle Shop Advertising Display
Mid-20th century fishing tackle shop advertising display We are proud to offer a rare mid-20th century fishing shop display figure in the form of a hand painted trout. Still covered...
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1950s British Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Fiberglass

Modern 1960s Italian Vintage Life Size Articulated Wooden Pinocchio Sculpture
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

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Oak, Walnut

Italian Modern Venetian Handmade Pink and Silver Carnival Mask with Feathers
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 rea...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metallic Thread, Metal

Early 20th Century English Scratch-Built Roulette Gaming Wheel
Early 20th century scratch-built roulette gaming wheel We are proud to offer a unique handmade scratch built carved wood roulette gaming wheel. Section carved from wood, showing som...
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1920s British Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Italian Modern Venetian Handmade Blue and Gold Carnival Mask with Feathers
This Folk Art cobalt blue mask is a real Venetian creation, entirely hand-drawn and handcrafted. Another color available is fuchsia pink and silver as per image. Italian Artists h...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metallic Thread, Metal

Davis Hall Nantucket South Shoal Lightship Basket, circa 1870s
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

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Cane, Rattan, Wood

German Fairground Wilhelm Hennecke Carved Firemen Figure, circa 1950
Wilhelm Hennecke carved firemen figure, circa 1950 We are proud to offer a fairground Wilhelm Hennecke hand carved fireman. Germany, from the Uelzen Hann's workshop. This figure wou...
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1950s German Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Venetian Handmade Red Carnival Masks with Feathers and Gold Detail
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

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Gold, Metallic Thread

19th Century Nuremberg Tower Spice Box, circa 1870
19th century Nuremberg Tower spice box circa 1870 We are proud to offer a rare 19th century finely hand carved German spice box in the figural form of a Nuremberg tower. This item i...
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Early 19th Century British Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Folk Art Naïve Oil on Board Painting of the Titanic, circa 1922
We are proud to offer a circa 1922 Folk Art naïve oil on board painting of the Titanic. Painting on an original Rowntree’s shipping carton. This painting on the Titanic shows 2 ships...
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1920s British Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Venetian Handmade Gold and Rose Pink Mask with Flower Pleated Jabot
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

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Paint, Paper, Feathers

Venetian Handmade Gold Mask with Flowered Pleated Jabot
Venetian masks that are actually handmade and hand-drawn creations. Artists have realized them in full respect of craftsmanship traditions and original designs developed in Venice fo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Gold

Early 19th Century Italian Hand Carved Italian Folk-Art Figure of Christ
Early 19th century hand carved Italian Folk-art Figure of Christ For sale in this LOT is a wonderful early 19th century religious Italian church artifact sourced from Italy. This ...
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1850s Italian Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Oversized Papier Mâché Johnnie Walker Whisky English Advertising Figure
Oversized papier mâché Johnnie Walker whisky promotional bar display figure, circa 1930 We are proud to offer an original and rare oversize papier mâché Johnny Walker Whisky promoti...
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1930s British Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

English Folk Art Carousel Fairground Rounder’s Board, circa 1920
Fairground Rounder’s board circa 1920 We have a very rare pictorial fairground rounder’s board, likely to have been previously part of a large carousel. The piece is made of pine ...
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1920s British Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Three Chamois Mounts Trophy on Wood Carved Black Forest Plaque, German, 1930s
A set of three 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 9" high, 7" wid...
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1930s German Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood, Antler

Mid-Century Carved Folk Art United States Dollar Bill Wall Hanging or Sculpture
By Unknown
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This large and substantial Folk Art carving is unsigned, but presumed to have been done in the 1960s in the United States in the period midcentury style. This large carving is a well...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

19th Century French Wig Stand by Louis Danjard
This Surreal-looking object was made as a wig stand in mid-19th century France by Louis Danjard. It was probably in the legendary Folk Art collection of the important American sculpt...
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19th Century French Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Iron

Glazed Ceramic Hunting Theme Match Safe
By Unknown
Located in Cookeville, TN
We are offering a unique early 20th century ceramic hunting theme match safe with polychromed enamel decoration. A rabbit and bird are hanging upside down after the hunt, just above ...
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Early 20th Century French Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Ceramic, Paint

Handcrafted Match Safe, Dated 1930
By Unknown
Located in Cookeville, TN
A craftsman with the initials O S F lovingly made this unique match safe in 1930. The wood has been hand carved and is finished with black and dark red with gold highlights. The back...
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1930s American Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Pair of Original Anti-Vietnam War & Anti-President Nixon Posters on Heavy Paper
By Unknown
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This set of two vintage posters were produced in Vietnam in the early 1970s in protest of the Vietnam War and in particular President Nixon. These colorful posters are done on a thic...
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1970s Vietnamese Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Italian Walnut Carved Miniature Putti, circa 1780-1800
We are proud to offer an exquisite hand carved matched pair of walnut putti originating from Italy. Dated between 1780-1800, wonderfully formed displaying great simplistic carved det...
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1780s Italian Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Walnut

Swedish Toy Horse from the Gemla Factory
By Gemla Leksaksfabriker
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Sweden’s first toy factory was opened in Gemla in 1866, and this sturdy horse was made shortly after that date, circa 1870. He has a friendly, alert expression with perked leather ea...
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Late 19th Century Swedish Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

American Four Masted Clipper Ship in Bottle on Original Stand, Circa 1880
American four masted clipper ship in bottle on original stand with a faded American flag, painted sea, cloth rigging in full sail flanked by three pilot ships, a whale, and painted l...
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1880s American Antique Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paint, Cotton, Glass, Wood

Antique Large Oakwood Model Sailboat Ship Boat on Base Stand
Antique large oakwood model sailboat ship boat on base stand, circa early to mid-20th century. Measurements: On stand: 26" H x 35" W x 9.75" D. Ship: 24" H x 31" W x 6.5" D.
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Mid-20th Century North American Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Oak, Pine

Hand Carved Vintage Hat Mold Made of Ashwood from Müller, Zürich, Switzerland
Hand carved vintage hat mold, from the hat-making company Carl Müller in Zürich. Pretty as a picture and decorative as a sculpture. Could be placed anywhere.
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1940s Swiss Vintage Folk Art Collectibles and Curiosities

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Ash

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