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Square Antique American Hooked Rug. Size: 7 ft x 7 ft 2 in (2.13 m x 2.18 m)
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful open field and central medallion square antique American hooked rug, country of origin / rug type: antique American rugs, circa early 20th century. Size: 7 ft x 7 ft 2 in...
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Early 20th Century American American Colonial Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Antique Oushak Carpet, Oriental Rug, Handmade Ivory, Muted Shrimp, Soft Saffron
Located in New York, NY
West Anatolia is one of the largest weaving regions in Turkey. Since the 15th century, Turkish rugs have always been on top of the list for having fine Oriental rugs. Oushak rugs su...
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Early 20th Century Turkish Oushak Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Ann & John Farquharson Studio Pottery Sculptural Bison Figure
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A stylish sculptural Studio Pottery of a bison made by Ann & John Farquharson and dating to the later 20th or early 21st century. The standing figure is hand formed with piped clay t...
Category

Late 20th Century English Modern Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Antique Eye Dazzler Navajo Carpet, Folk Rug, Handmade Wool, Beige, Red, Tan
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...
Category

Early 20th Century American Navajo Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Stone Sphere
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A 19th century French sandstone sphere. The surface finished in so called 'Bouchardé' with old marks and some corrosion stains. Overall nice patina. Spheres like this were often mad...
Category

19th Century French Antique Folk Art

Materials

Sandstone

19th Century Saw Tooth Diamond in a Square from Lancaster, Pa.
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine and super rare cotton saw tooth diamond in a square quilt is from the third quarter of the 19th century. This Mennonite cotton saw tooth diamond has border after borders wi...
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19th Century American Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Antique Bijar Carpet Oriental Rug, Handmade, Ivory, Rust, Light Blue, Terracotta
Located in New York, NY
Bijar rugs are often called the iron rugs of Persia. The Bijar is a heavy durable rug that has been very popular in the United States. Most Bijar carpets are woven by Kurds in the Ge...
Category

Late 19th Century Persian Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wool

White Metal Cage with Ceramic Birds, One of a Kind
Located in Guadalajara, Jalisco
Handmade ceramic, hand painted and hand forged Alpaca Always unique pieces are what you are going to hear about Jesus Guerrero Santo's work, all the pieces are handmade and created ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Mexican Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic, Ceramic, Alpaca, Alpaca, Alpaca

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

1876 Centennial Quilt Made from Various Fag, Kerchief and Patriotic Fabrics
Located in York County, PA
Exceptional 1876 Centennial Quilt Made From Various Flags, Kerchiefs, And Patriotic Fabrics, The Most Elaborate And Rare Of Its Kind That I Have Ever Encountered, Pictured In Two Of ...
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1870s North American Antique Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

1930s Advertising Sign for French Ham, Designed by Millière Maurice
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique lithographic advertising sign for French Ham designed by Millière Maurice. This Art Deco sign dates from the 1930s. A butchers wife, beautiful lady with red lipstick, cutti...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Folk Art

Materials

Paper

19th Century Wooden Large Painted American Barber Pole
Located in Surrey, BC
An authentic wooden barber pole with carved details old painted surface, this pole was acquired in Chicago years ago to a collector in Vancouver. The over paints were removed leavin...
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19th Century American Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Persian Bakhshaish Carpet, Handmade Wool Oriental Rug, Ivory Light Blue
Located in New York, NY
Antique Bakhshaish / 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...
Category

Late 19th Century Persian Bakshaish Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wool

18th Century Italian Rococo Silver Leaf Hand Carved Tassels 'Group of 5'
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian hand carved silver leaf tassels. The tassels originally came from an Italian church in Tuscany and were used during feast days. These tassels were commonly used ...
Category

18th Century Italian Rococo Antique Folk Art

Materials

Metal, Gold Leaf

Antique Folk Art Memory Mosaic Plant Stand
Located in Hudson, NY
A wonderful and unique antique 1920s 'Memory' plant stand covered entirely in an elaborate mosaic of broken china and pottery. These amazing Folk Art pieces were exceedingly personal...
Category

1920s American Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood

Antique Folk Art Hand- Painted Wooden Hindeloopen School Box, 1823
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Magnificent and rare Antique Folk Art school box. Striking Dutch design from 1823. Hand-painted in Hindeloopen style. Ultra rare with the image of the Dutch wind mill! Almost 200...
Category

1820s Dutch Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Pine

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...
Category

Mid-20th Century Kenyan Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Hide, Wood

Antique Navajo Rug, Handmade Wool Oriental Rug, Beige, Gray and Brown
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...
Category

1940s American Navajo Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wool

19th Century Bronze Group of Puttis on Marble Base, Signed by Clodion
Located in Esbeek, NL
Bronze puttis signed by Clodion, circa 1900 Beautiful patina and quality excellent condition.
Category

Late 19th Century French Antique Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Pierre Demaria, Oil on Canvas, "Le Boxeur", France, circa 1930
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Pierre Demaria (1896-1984), Oil on canvas, "Le Boxeur", France, circa 1930. Measures: Width 67 cm, height 94 cm.
Category

1930s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

19th Century Handcrafted Iron Cattle Trade Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This handcrafted cast iron cattle /cow trade sign was found on a ranch in Texas. It is original from Texas ranch and hand forged and ready for hanging.
Category

20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Vintage Navajo Carpet, Folk Rug, Handmade Wool, Beige, Gray, Neutral
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...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Navajo Folk Art

Materials

Wool

White Metal Cage with Ceramic Birds, One of a Kind
Located in Guadalajara, Jalisco
Handmade ceramic, hand painted and hand-forged Alpaca Always unique pieces are what you are going to hear about Jesus Guerrero Santo's work, all the pieces are handmade and created ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Mexican Folk Art Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic, Ceramic, Alpaca, Alpaca, Alpaca

Antique Oushak Carpet, Handmade Oriental Rug Made in Turkey, Coral, Light Blue
Located in New York, NY
West Anatolia is one of the largest weaving regions in Turkey. Since the 15th century, Turkish rugs have always been on top of the list for having fine oriental rugs. Oushak rugs su...
Category

Late 19th Century Turkish Oushak Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Walu, Dogon Antelope Dance Mask, Mali, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
With striking sculptural form and beautiful aged patina. Traces of pigment to the elongated eyes, with detailed carving mimicking the antelope horns, original as found condition. Thi...
Category

19th Century Malian Tribal Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Navajo Carpet, Handmade Rug, Brown, Blue, Beige, Taupe Soft Red Color
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...
Category

Early 20th Century American Native American Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Antique Navajo Carpet, Folk Rug, Handmade Wool, Blue, Beige, Orangey Red
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...
Category

Late 19th Century American Navajo Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wool

19th Century Basket of Chips Crib Quilt
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This finely executed baskets crib quilt from Pennsylvania is in very good condition. The blue and red calico is vibrant together. The quilt is finely pieced and quilted.It is a large...
Category

Late 19th Century American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Pair of Monastery Work Jesus and Maria in Gold Embroidery, 1800
Located in Epfach, DE
Pair of monastery work shown the heart Jesus and heart Maria in fine worked gold embroidery and needlework. With original frame, mirror and beautiful details.
Category

Early 1800s German Antique Folk Art

Materials

Mirror

Gabriel, Sculpture "Ert al Cantal", Spain, 1986
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Gabriel, sculpture "Ert al Cantal", Burned wood, Spain, 1986. Measures: Height 230 cm, width 66 cm, depth 80 cm.
Category

1980s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wood

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...
Category

Late 19th Century Persian Sultanabad Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Antique Mahal Rug, Handmade Oriental Rug, Pale Green, Rust and Navy Blue
Located in New York, NY
Mahal is a region in NW Persia. Mahal's just like Sultanabad’s are famous for their floral designs as they improved the quality and designs to match the European taste. Adapting the ...
Category

Early 20th Century Persian Sultanabad Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Large Early Ivory Minimal Tulu Rug
Located in Milan, IT
A rare and relatively early example of monochrome Tulu rug, distinguished by a completely open field embellished by almost calligraphic touches of natural brown wool. Tulus of this t...
Category

1920s Turkish Tulu Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Wool

California Mission Arts & Crafts Style Ceramic Tile Plaque Parrot Design
Located in Topeka, KS
Marvelous Catalina, California, Taylor, or Mission Arts & Crafts style majolica parrot ceramic tile plaque by Palisades Picture Tile. Incised and embedded in a rich mahogany frame. T...
Category

Early 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic, Mahogany

18th Century Italian Rococo Gold Leaf Hand Carved Tassels 'Group of 5'
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian hand carved gold leaf tassels. The tassels originally came from an Italian church in Tuscany and were used during feast days. These tassels were commonly used to...
Category

18th Century Italian Rococo Antique Folk Art

Materials

Gold Leaf, Metal

American Broken Star Pattern Quilt, Lancaster County Pennsylvania
Located in York County, PA
Broken Star pattern, patriotic American quilt with 13 stars, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, circa 1915-1920 Broken Star pattern quilt in red, white, and blue solids with a gingha...
Category

Early 20th Century American Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Antique Mahal Rug, Handmade Oriental Rug, Light Green, Rust, All-Over Design
Located in New York, NY
Mahal is a region in NW Persia. Mahal's just like Sultanabad’s are famous for their floral designs as they improved the quality and designs to match the European taste. Adapting the ...
Category

Early 20th Century Persian Sultanabad Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Pair of Rare Votive Inari Shinto Temple Foxes, Meiji Period, 19th Century, Japan
Located in London, GB
A superb pair of minimally carved, abstracted votive wood fox dolls, the messengers of God based on the Cult of Inari in Japanese culture. Based on their size, these would most likel...
Category

19th Century Japanese Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Italian 19th Century Classical Romanesque Framed Wall Painting
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian large-sized painted wall panel from the 19th century, artist unknown. This antique artisan painted and framed wall panel from Italy is a lovely capriccio depicting a class...
Category

19th Century Italian Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Hand Carved and Painted Shore Bird
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This finely paint decorated and hand carved shore bird is on a piece of drift wood. The condition is very good .This bird is very finely crafted.
Category

20th Century American Adirondack Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique North West Persian Carpet, Handmade Rust Red, Navy, Wool, Allover Design
Located in New York, NY
Unique piece, crossover between a Bijar and Sultanabad. Great allover design: Bijar rugs are often called the iron rugs of Persia. The Bijar is a heavy durable rug that has been very...
Category

Early 20th Century Persian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

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

Lovely 19th Century Italian Capriccio Wall Painting
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian large-sized painted wall panel from the 19th century, artist unknown. This antique artisan painted and framed wall panel from Italy is a lovely capriccio depicting a class...
Category

19th Century Italian Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Sultanabad, Handmade Wool Rug, Grey Blue, Ivory, Navy, Tan, Light Blue
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 the...
Category

Late 19th Century Persian Sultanabad Antique Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Marie Antoinette Hand- Embroidered Monogram, Framed
Located in Houston, TX
Marie Antoinette hand- embroidered monogram on silk.
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Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Folk Art

Materials

Silk

Dark Brown Splashed Jizhou Bowl, China
Located in San Francisco, CA
A lovely dark brown splashed Jizhou bowl. Possibly Song dynasty.   
Category

15th Century and Earlier Chinese Tang Antique Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Beatrice Wood Luster Glaze Midcentury Pottery Ceramic Chalice Cup with Figures
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful and whimsical piece by famed American/ California ceramist Beatrice Wood featuring a mixture of mottled glazes and arm raised figures. Signed "Beato" by wood on the un...
Category

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

Materials

Earthenware

Jerome Jerry & Evelyn Ackerman Signed California Studio Pottery Plate Low Bowl
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic work by well know Mid-Century Modern designers Jerome (Jerry) & Evelyn Ackerman. The Ackermans began their career in design primarily in ceramics in the early 1950s. ...
Category

Early 2000s American Modern Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

English Brown Wicker Dog Kennel
Located in Houston, TX
English brown wicker dog kennel or pet carrier (circa 1900-1910), rare large scale and in good condition. Forged iron door and latch loop. Door opening measures: 18.5 inches high x 1...
Category

Early 1900s English Folk Art Antique Folk Art

Materials

Iron

19th Century Copper Strainer with Handles
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century amazing copper stainer with double handles and handmade. The condition is very good.
Category

19th Century American Adirondack Antique Folk Art

Materials

Copper

TA RA TA TA, Seminara Ceramic Mask
Located in Paris, FR
The apotropaic (warding off evil) mask from Seminara can be distinguished by its horns, wide eyes, mustache, and screaming mouth with its tongue sticking out. The masks are finished ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

100 FEARS, Seminara Ceramic Mask
Located in Paris, FR
The traditional masks of the Calabrian town of Seminara are intended to chase away evil from the home, dispel fears and gossip with their exaggerated and grotesque features. The mask...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Traditional, Seminara Ceramic Mask
Located in Paris, FR
Ditto potters with Antonio Bonamico. The ceramic masks of Seminara are ostentatious and grotesque, with deliberately frightening features to scare away all malevolent beings or forc...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Cariddi, Seminara Ceramic Mask
Located in Paris, FR
In Greek mythology, the name CARIDDI (Charybdis in English) belonged to a monster that lived in the sea between Calabria and Sicily and destroyed ships by swallowing them up and spit...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

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

1950s French Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Concrete

Otto & Gertrud Natzler Signed Lime Green Glazed Mid-Century Modern Footed Bowl
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderfully glazed and delicately designed work by famed pottery masters Otto and Gertrud Natzler. This round-shaped, eggshell thin-walled bowl was hand thrown and formed by Gertru...
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Earthenware

Large Carved Wood Chain
Located in East Hampton, NY
Folk Art carved wood chain.... a great decorative art piece.
Category

Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Vintage Mexican Wood Box Embellished with Milagros
Located in Houston, TX
Interesting Mexican Folk Art box totally embellished with silver plated Milagros. This decorative box, cocktail table box or document box is in very good vintage condition. Beautiful...
Category

1940s Mexican Folk Art Vintage Folk Art

Materials

Metal