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Folk Art Mirrored Wall Medicine Cabinet
Located in Peekskill, NY
This handmade wall cabinet has a character that’s all its own. The more you look the more details you will find. I'm guessing it dates to the mid-late 19th century. The mirror really...
Category

Late 19th Century Unknown Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Navajo Saddle Blanket Weaving Pillows, Pair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These fine handwoven Navajo Indian weaving pillows are in pristine condition and have cotton linen backings. The inserts are down & feather fill.
Category

20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Wool, Linen

Yeibechei Navajo Indian Weaving Pillow
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine Yeibechei Indian weaving pillow is in fine condition and great colors. The insert is down and feather fill. The condition is very good.
Category

20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Wool, Linen

Navajo Indian Weaving Yei Pillows, Pair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine pair of Navajo Indian weaving Yei pillows are in great condition. The inserts are down & feather fill.
Category

20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Agate

Yeibechei Indian Weaving Pillow
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Yeibechei Navajo Indian weaving pillow with linen backing. This small gem is in amazing condition.
Category

20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Wool, Linen

19th Century Large Brass Dinner Bell
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This large 19th century brass dinner or school bell is in fine condition and rings like a school bell.
Category

Late 19th Century American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Monumental 20th Century Baule Drum, Ivory Coast, African Art / Sculpture
Located in Buffalo, NY
Monumental 20th century Baule drum, ivory coast, African Art / Sculpture. Hand executed, hand carved, highly decorated, figures, animals, incised.
Category

20th Century Ivorian Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Wood, Animal Skin

Russian Icon of Holy Trinity
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Superb early 19th century Russian icon of "the Holy Trinity", circa 1800 Measures: 17.5" x 14.5" (icon) Mounted on acrylic Certificate of Expertise included.
Category

Early 1800s Russian Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Acrylic

Rare Antique Horse Rooster Shirvan Caucasian Rug Dated 1948
Located in New York, NY
A fine rust colored Caucasian rug depicting a large light blue colored horse and 4 roosters dated 1948. Measures: 4'3" x 6'8".
Category

20th Century Caucasian Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Pair of Rising Horses, Bavaria Oberammergau circa 1930 Carved Wood, Painted
Located in Epfach, DE
A very nice pair of rising horses, made out of carved wood. The beautiful pair was made circa 1930 in Oberammergau, Bavaria, which is very famous due to the great history of carving ...
Category

1930s German Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Handmade Cast Iron Frog Door Stop
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This amazing hand cast iron frog has great weight and great Folk Art too. The condition is very good.
Category

20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Calling All Superheroes, Handmade Quilt of Multi-Color Fabric Collage
Located in Chicago, IL
Sometimes the title comes first, before I even begin picking out fabric. The title "Calling All Superheroes! Saving the World This time is Going to Take Every Single One of Us" was m...
Category

2010s American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Fabric

Rare 19th Century Mocha Yellow Ware Butter Tub
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine mocha seaweed yellow ware butter tub is in fine condition and has the original lid.
Category

19th Century American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Antique Gilt Copper Eagle Weathervane on Lucite Stand, American, circa 1850
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
American diminutive eagle weathervane on globe with amazing patina and mounted on a custom made Lucite and wood stand, circa 1850.  
Category

Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Large Rare Collectible Cast Metal Woolworth 5 & 10 Cent Store Sign Numbers
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Very large cast metal “10” from one of the iconic F.W. Woolworth 5 & 10 cent store front signs. Made in the 1920s, these numbers letters have become very hard to find. They became av...
Category

1920s North American Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Metal

"Centrifugal" Grey and White Limestone Sculpture by Irish Artist Helen O'Connell
Located in Brooklyn, NY
"Centrifugal" from the Origami Series is the name given to this remarkable sculpture series by Irish artist Helen O'Connell. Composed of Irish Kilkenny limestone, it shows the master...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Irish Modern Folk Art

Materials

Limestone

Collection of Three 19th Century Mocha Yellow Ware Bowls
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This set of three nesting yellow ware mocha seaweed kitchen bowls are in fine condition. Its great to find a set of three graduated matching bowls. 1) Small 4' high x 9 wide 2) M...
Category

Late 19th Century American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Moccasins and Leggings, Sioux 'Plains', circa 1910, Native American Beadwork
Located in Denver, CO
Northern Sioux moccasins and leggings, early 20th century Native American, Plains Indian beadwork. Constructed of native tanned hide with trade beads. Each moccasin has blue buffalo ...
Category

Early 20th Century American Native American Folk Art

Materials

Hide

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

Late 19th Century Belgian Art Nouveau Antique Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Francisco de Xavier Franz Xaver Jesuitenheiliger Reverse Glass Painting, 1820
Located in Epfach, DE
Picture of Francisco de Xavier or Franz Xaver, which was one of the Jesuit saints. You can see his special attributes like the cross in hand or the flaming heart. Franz Xavier is th...
Category

1820s German Antique Folk Art

Materials

Glass, Fruitwood

19th Century Diminutive Copper Rooster Weather Vane with Stand
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine patinaed copper diminutive rooster weather vane is in fine as found condition. It does have old bullet marks and is on its own custom made iron stand. This fine cock has su...
Category

Late 19th Century American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Choo Choo Train American Hooked Pictorial Rug, 20th Century
Located in New York, NY
A 20th century pictorial rug with trains on a gray ground. The border has the exact date the rug was completed, the area, the name of the weaver, and the entire alphabet! It’s a conv...
Category

1960s American Country Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Fabric, Wool, Jute

Rare 19th Century Lady Liberty Blue Sponge Ware Pitcher
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fantastic rare lady liberty and shield embossed sponge pottery pitcher is in fine as found condition. She is embossed on both sides of the stoneware pitcher. It has a spotted de...
Category

Late 19th Century American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Tribal Style Clay Bust Sculpture, 20th Century
Located in Houston, TX
Unusual tribal style/African style artist clay bust from the 20th century. This unique colorful artist sculpture depicts a tribal figure.
Category

Mid-20th Century Unknown Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Clay

English Traditional "Yard of Ale" Drinking Vessel of Green Glass
Located in Austin, TX
A fine English traditional "Yard of Ale" drinking vessel of green glass, measuring exactly 36 inches length (equal to one yard). A yard of ale or yard glass is a very tall beer gl...
Category

20th Century English Folk Art

Materials

Glass

Fine Tribal Bambara Cubist Figurative Wood Door Lock, Early 20th c Mali, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Fine Tribal Bambara cubist figurative wood door lock, early 20th century Mali, Africa great abstract figure with strong stylized face. The Bambara of Mali use decorated door locks w...
Category

Early 20th Century Malian Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Mid-20th Century Terracotta Figural Sculpture
Located in Houston, TX
Mid-20th century terracotta or clay figural sculpture. This sculpture depicts a man seated playing a musical instrument.
Category

Mid-20th Century Hollywood Regency Folk Art

Materials

Clay

Guatemalan Child's Chair, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Crafted in the early 20th century, this petite Guatemalan children's chair charms with its playful asymmetry and richly textured surface. Influenced by Spanish Colonial furniture des...
Category

Early 20th Century Guatemalan Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Poly-Chrome Hand Carved Oak Bracket
Located in Dallas, TX
Antique multi-color oak bracket. Found in Northern France, with traces of polychrome on its face. It is a beautiful wall decoration as found, but could also serve as an interesting b...
Category

18th Century French Antique Folk Art

Materials

Oak

Carved Tribal Mask from Pacific Northwest Coast by David Frankel
Located in Atlanta, GA
A striking carved and painted mask in the tradition of the Native Indian tribes from Pacific Northwest Coast by David Frankel in 1994. The mask was carved from yellow cedar and paint...
Category

1990s American Native American Folk Art

Materials

Natural Fiber, Wood

Modern Large Square Acrylic Painting on Canvas by P. Delhom, French Artist 1990s
Located in Dallas, TX
"Prisoner" painting by Philippe Delhom; named after the English television shows that starred Patrick McGoohan, in the end 1960s. The artist studied at Beaux Arts in Toulouse, Fran...
Category

1990s French Modern Folk Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic, Paint

Navajo Chief's Third Phase Three Large Handwoven Blanket Rug, circa 1920
Located in Studio City, CA
Richly and deeply colored and beautifully designed with the traditional third phase nine diamond and half-diamond geometric pattern (of which the Navajo tribe is famed for). In fanta...
Category

1920s American Native American Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Yoruba Male Twin Figure, Ere Ibeji, Nigeria, African Tribal Art Tall Hair Style
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A finely carved male twin figure, ere Ibeji, Yoruba People, Nigeria, created in the early 20th century. With a tall plaited coiffure, expressive eyes, and extensive wear and polish ...
Category

Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Vallauris Midcentury Ceramic Pottery Tray Dish in the Manner of Picasso, 1954
Located in Studio City, CA
An exquisitely made, wonderfully decorated, large, unique ceramic tray made in Vallauris, France during the peak of Vallauris studio ceramics. During this time (1954), many famous ar...
Category

1950s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Laura Andreson Signed Large Midcentury Ceramic Pottery Pedestal Bowl, 1954
Located in Studio City, CA
A splendid, darkly glazed large pedestal bowl by renowned American potter Laura Andreson. Gorgeous in its modern design and rich, black color. Signed and dated (1954) on the base ...
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Earthenware

Mende Women's Helmet Mask
Located in Chicago, IL
This helmet mask created by the Mende of Sierra Leone was made for the women of their tribe to wear while dancing. Commissioned by women for their initiation ceremonies, the masks we...
Category

Mid-20th Century Sierra Leonean Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Hand Carved and Painted Large Vintage Wood Duck Decoy, Early 20th Century
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic early to mid-20th century handmade duck decoy with bead eyes. Beautiful dark wood and rich patina. From an extensive collection of vintage /antique duck decoys includi...
Category

Early 20th Century American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Hand Carved and Painted Large Vintage Wood Duck Decoy, Early 20th Century
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic early to mid-20th century handmade duck decoy with bead eyes. Beautiful dark wood and rich patina. From an extensive collection of vintage or antique duck decoys inclu...
Category

Early 20th Century American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Kuba Currency Spear, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
While shield and spear were central to African combat, this example by the Kuba People of Central Africa was most likely made to serve as a piece of trade currency. Many pre-coloniza...
Category

Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Songye Caryatid Stool
Located in Chicago, IL
Within many African cultures, the stool transcends functionality, serving as a visual and physical connection to royal kingship. For Songye People of the region now known as the Demo...
Category

Late 19th Century Congolese Tribal Antique Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Yoruba Adire Eleko Indigo Textile
Located in Chicago, IL
An array of intricate patterns covers this beautiful indigo textile by the Yoruba People of Nigeria. Hand-dyed by women, this style of indigo cloth is known as adire eleko and is cre...
Category

Mid-20th Century Nigerian Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Round African Redware Vessel
Located in Chicago, IL
Covered in a beautifully worn red clay slip, this hand-formed ceramic pot is an excavated redware vessel from West Africa. Horizontal bands of colored slip partition the vessel's rou...
Category

15th Century and Earlier African Tribal Antique Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Original Untitled Hard Edge Abstract Painting by Billy Criswell, circa 2004
Located in Glendale, CA
Original untitled hard edge abstract painting by Billy Criswell, circa 2004. Executed in paint and pencil on a wood framed canvas with artists signature on back. Purchased directly f...
Category

Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Canvas, Wood

Fine Indo-Portuguese Ebony Corpus
Located in London, GB
A fine 18th century Indo-Portuguese corpus, carved out of solid ebony. In very good condition with a good patina.
Category

Early 18th Century Indian Baroque Antique Folk Art

Materials

Ebony

20th Century Rattan and Wicker African Shield
Located in Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire
A 20th century rattan and wicker African shield, probably from the Ganda people of Uganda.
Category

20th Century Ugandan Tribal Folk Art

Materials

Rattan

Large Val Bertoia 15-Rod "Curve of Sounding Cat Tails" Sculpture
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Val Bertoia 15-Rod "Curve of Sounding Cat Tails" sculpture. A lyrical and musical sound sculpture with certificate of authenticity signed by the artist and son of the original ...
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Silver, Brass, Copper

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...
Category

2010s American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Brutalist Abstract Metal Figure of an Owl by Noted Mexican Artist M. Felguerez
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
This expressive metal plate sculpture by the late Mexican modernist Manuel Felguérez Barra is reminiscent of some of Picasso's imagery and also of some traditional African masks. The...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mexican Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Vintage Modernist Abstract Susana Espinosa Studio Art Pottery Plate Puerto Rico
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Rare vintage Susana Espinosa signed vintage abstract Glazed Sgraffito terracotta ceramic art plate charger stoneware studio 1970s Puerto Rico. Early outstanding piece by Espinosa -r...
Category

1970s Puerto Rican Post-Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Collection of Three Barn House Structures by Jim Rose, Welded Salvaged Steel
Located in Chicago, IL
This is a collection of three welded steel sculptures made by furniture creator Jim Rose. They are created from salvaged steel panels left over from his larger projects. These sculpt...
Category

2010s American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Jim Rose Barn House Structure, Welded Steel Sculpture 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...
Category

2010s American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Jim Rose Barn House Structure, Set of Two Nesting House Sculptures in Steel
Located in Chicago, IL
This is a welded steel sculpture made by furniture creator Jim Rose. It is created from salvaged steel panels left over from his larger projects. These sculptures reference tradition...
Category

2010s American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Jim Rose Barn House Structure, Welded Steel Sculpture 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...
Category

2010s American Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Movin' on Up Blanket, Contemporary Quilt
Located in Los Angeles, CA
While seemingly simple in form, the Movin’ on up blanket is a carefully crafted Dual-sided quilt, painstakingly hand quilted so as not to snag the delicate metallic lamé on both side...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Folk Art

Materials

Fabric

Large Carved Serpentine Stone African Shona Head, Zimbabwe Modernist
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Standing 20 inches tall this Shona head is carved in Serpentine stone originating in Zimbabwe. It is carved in a strikingly modern way stylizing and even exaggerating features. It is...
Category

Mid-20th Century Zimbabwean Modern Folk Art

Materials

Stone

French Shepherd Dog Garden Statue from Early 20th Century, Nicely Sized
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French large-sized shepherd dog of cast stone statue from the early 20th century. This antique statue from France, created in cast-stone, in the image of a handsome adult Shepherd ...
Category

Early 20th Century French Folk Art

Materials

Cast Stone

Roman Egyptian 100 AD Lavender Colored Scarab and 21-Karat Gold Pendant
Located in Atlanta, GA
Roman Egypt lavender colored scarab (circa 100 BC-100 AD) set into a custom 21-karat gold decorative u-drop pendant and bail. This gorgeous purple amethyst scarab, once likely once a...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Antique Folk Art

Materials

Amethyst, Gold

Gustavian, 18th Century Plate Rack with Original Rosemåling Painting
Located in New York, NY
Gustavian Swedish 18th century plate rack with original gorgeous rosemåling painting, circa 1800, origin: Northern Sweden.
Category

18th Century Swedish Gustavian Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Wood