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Belga Cigarettes Advertising Sign by Rob Otten, Framed Cellulite, 1954
Vintage advertising sign for Belga Cigarettes. This publicity sign has the Belgium colors black, red and yellow. Made by rob otten brussels. It's a tin framed cellulite sign. Wall d...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Modern Signs

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Tin

Cute Vintage Omersa Brown Leather Baby Hippo
By Omersa
Located in Voorburg, NL
Very cute little (well not that little) vintage Omersa leather baby hippopotamus. Handmade in the UK. Used as a stool and also a great sculptural piece of art. Great coloring. Very g...
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Mid-20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Leather

Dowry Chest with Original Blue Paint & Floral Design, Northern Europe circa 1780
A very beautiful wedding chest with the original painted finish with blue background and square white panels on the hinged top, front and sides decorated with floral design in blue a...
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Antique Late 18th Century Scandinavian Folk Art Painted Furniture

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Pine, Paint

Italian Modernist Black Iridescent Murano Glass Sculpture in the Shape of a Head
By Alberto Rossi, Ernesto Purisiol
Located in New York, NY
Amazing modern head in an ethnic design inspired by the Easter Island statues, very expressive mouth-blown sculpture in black Murano glass worked with an iridescent finish that adds ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Organic Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Art Glass, Murano Glass, Blown Glass

Japanese Antique Akita Dog 19th Century Handmade Hand Glazed Master Work K
From our recent Japanese Acquisitions A handsome and animated antique handmade and hand glazed big Akita dog with gold highlights dating to the 19th century from Japan's famous Bi...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic, Pottery

Antique Persian Malayer Runner, Handmade Oriental Rugs Caramel Light Blue, Cream
Malayer is a large village located between the major weaving areas of Hamadan and Sarouk in Northwest Persia. In Malayer and the small villages surrounding it, production was almost ...
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Early 20th Century Persian Malayer Persian Rugs

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Wool

Modernist Oil on Canvas Painting "Queen City Festival" Peter Caruso, 2011
Contemporary modernist oil on canvas painting, by Peter Caruso depicting Buffalo New York Street Art Festival. Amazing use of color, texture and space.
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

American 19th Century Handcrafted “CHERUBS" Aesthetic Walnut Serving Cabinet
Aesthetic walnut serving cabinet, “Cherubs”, with 20 finely incised inlaid panels This is an original and beautiful handcrafted and hand incised walnut wood Aesthetic period 1890 ...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Aesthetic Movement Painted Furniture

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Brass

Antique Oushak Carpet Handmade Turkish Oriental Rug Beige, Taupe, Soft Pale Blue
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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Antique Late 19th Century Turkish Oushak Turkish Rugs

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Wool

American Antique Maine 19thc "Birdseye Maple" Hand Made Chest of Drawers, Signed
Originally found in Vermont some 30 years ago, this Maine hand made 19th century "birdseye maple" chest of drawers awaits your new home. It was originally acquired in Maine prior to ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Painted Furniture

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Maple

Native American Penobscot Root Club
Native American, penobscot root club with great character and patina, circa 1870s-1890s Carved from small birch trees, uprooted and turned on end, root clubs were a tradition of t...
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Native American Objects

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Hardwood

Antique Tabriz Persian Carpet Handmade Oriental Rug Gold, Brown, Peach and Taupe
Tabriz is an important weaving center in North West Persia and has been since the 16th century. This city has become one of the leading producers of carpets in the east. In the 19th ...
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Early 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool

American Country House 18th Century Original Painted Chest On Stand
A rare, late 18th century American chest on stand in the Adam taste. Of country house proportions, the whole made what I believe to be cedar, retaining its original smoke work decora...
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Antique Early 19th Century American Adam Style Blanket Chests

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Cedar

Vintage K Class Pond Yacht
Vintage K class pond yacht with sleek hull, heavy lead keel, brass fittings and a full suit of linen sails. Model weighs 69 pounds.
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Vintage 1930s Nautical Objects

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Wood

Large Antique African Kuba Textile Museum Mount in Lucite Shadowbox
Professionally museum mounted exceptional antique African Kuba textile with brown small textile fragments woven into the geometric pattern in Kuba raffia woven patchwork, raffia blac...
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Antique Early 1900s Congolese Shadow Boxes

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Cotton, Raffia, Lucite, Wood

Modernist Bronze Kinetic Ribbon Sculpture, Indoor / Outdoor, Signed R H C
Modernist bronze kinetic ribbon sculpture, mobile, indoor / outdoor, signed R H C, looks amazing from any angle, wonderful patina. Can be hung or as a table sculpture.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Bronze

Antique Wooden Folk Art "Windmill and Horse" Sculpture and Carving, USA
Charming antique wooden folk art sculpture and carving entitled "Windmill and Horse."    
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20th Century American Antiquities

Materials

Wood

Mexican Jar, Ceramic and White Metal 'Alpaca', Handmade
By Jesús Guerrero Santos
Located in Guadalajara, Jalisco
Always unique pieces is what you are going to hear about Jesus Guerrero Santo's work, all the pieces are handmade and created one by one it takes months to produce each peace. This ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Mexican Other Ceramics

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Ceramic, Alpaca

Antique Storm Navajo Carpet, Folk Rug, Handmade Wool, Beige, Red, Brown
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...
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Early 20th Century American Navajo Rugs

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Wool

Antique Navajo Carpet, Folk Rug, Handmade Wool, Beige, Coral, Tan, Black
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...
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Early 20th Century American Navajo Rugs

Materials

Wool

Antique Carved Wood Lusterweibchen of a Medieval Lady, circa 1890
Item e6184 A wooden hand carved and painted statue of a two tailed meermaid representing a medieval lady. Fixed on a large pair of original deer antlers. Named lusterweibchen or lüs...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Black Forest Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wood

Antique Navajo Carpet, Handmade Rug, Brown, Blue, Beige, Taupe Soft Red Color
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...
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Early 20th Century American Native American Rugs

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Wool

Antique Navajo Rug, Handmade Wool Oriental Rug, Red, Beige and Brown
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...
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Vintage 1920s American Navajo North and South American Rugs

Materials

Wool

Large Civil War recruitment Broadside for the 53rd New York Volunteer Infantry
Large Civil War Recruitment Broadside For The 53rd New York Volunteer Infantry, 5th Regiment, "Eagle Brigade," with an Attractive and Compelling Image of Its Commander, Lt. Col. Geor...
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Antique 1860s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Paper

E1011 Navajo
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...
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Early 20th Century American Navajo North and South American Rugs

Materials

Wool

George III Original Painted Pine Occasional / Card Table
The most wonderful and rare George III period original painted pine card / occasional table. The whole retaining its original paint, the faux decorated marble top opening to reveal a...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Card Tables and Tea Tables

Materials

Pine

Large Female Torso Sculpture by Alva Studios
By Alva Studios
Located in Chicago, IL
Large midcentury female torso sculpture made of cast stone in black and cream by Alva Studios, stamped on bottom leg.
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Vintage 1960s Neoclassical Sculptures and Carvings

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Cast Stone

Antique Navajo Carpet, Folk Rug, Handmade Wool, Beige, Gray, Orange
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...
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Early 20th Century American Navajo Rugs

Materials

Wool

Vintage Navajo Carpet, Handmade Rug, Brown, Blue, Beige, Taupe Soft Red Color
Navajo rugs (4.7 x 5.10) 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 a...
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Early 20th Century American Native American North and South American Rugs

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Wool

"Bengal Tiger" Circus Banner, circa 1940s
Rare side show banner from 1940s circus - large scale "Bengal Tiger" Hand painted oil on heavy canvas with original wooden stretcher and Signed by artist Fantastic patina.  
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Vintage 1940s American Carnival Art

Materials

Canvas

Antique Navajo Rug, Handmade Wool Oriental Rug, Red, Beige and Brown
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...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Navajo North and South American Rugs

Materials

Wool

Large Antique African Kuba Textile Museum Mount in Lucite Shadowbox
Professionally museum mounted exceptional antique African probably Kuba textile with brown small raffia rectangular fragments woven into the geometric pattern patchwork, beautiful ra...
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Antique Early 1900s Congolese Shadow Boxes

Materials

Cotton, Raffia, Lucite, Wood

Gigantic "Rubber Girl" Circus Banner, circa 1940s
Gigantic Side Show Banner from 1940s Circus - "The Indian Rubber Girl" Hand painted oil on heavy canvas with original wooden stretcher. Lots of expected wear due to age. "Be...
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Vintage 1940s American Carnival Art

Materials

Canvas

Antique Persian Heriz Carpet, Handmade Wool Oriental Rug, Rust, Navy, Lt Blue
Heriz carpets are the staple of the furnishing market and remain the most popular of all NW Persian Carpets. They were produced for the rapidly growing US market in the late 19th-ear...
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Early 20th Century Persian Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs

Materials

Wool

"Jungle Killers" Circus Banner, circa 1940s
Gigantic Side Show Banner from 1940s Circus - "Jungle Killers" Hand painted oil on heavy canvas with original wooden stretcher with signature from artist. Wonderful patina Mea...
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Vintage 1940s American Carnival Art

Materials

Canvas

Midcentury Carved Rosewood Latin American Cubist Style Four Musicians Band
A charming band of four musicians carved in rosewood. Each figure has its own personality expressed in a cubist inspired design.
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Antique Late 19th Century Central American Mid-Century Modern Figurative...

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Rosewood

Vintage Pond Yacht Hornet
Large eight foot vintage pond yacht of the sloop hornet. With planked hull and varnished deck, a full suite of sails and heavy lead keel. Set onto a custom wood stand. Weight is 68 p...
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20th Century Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Unusual Handcrafted, Carved,Painted Bespoke Coffee Table "the Fly" by C.Bret
Unusual handcrafted, carved and painted bespoke coffee table "The Fly" by C.Bret, circa 1995. Playful, whimsical design depicting a fly. Beautifully crafted and carved,
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1990s American Folk Art Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Wood, Wood, Wood

Lao Buddha Statue
19th century Lao Buddha statue. Buddha Folk Art. Folk Art figure representation of Buddha. A solid wood block carving with remnants of pigments. To collectors Lao Buddha figures are ...
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Antique 1890s Laotian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Pair of Costa Rican Terracotta Ovoid Bowls
This beautiful and highly decorative pair of Costa Rican terracotta bowls are ovoid in shape and come from the Talamancan Mountains region. They are decorated stylized human faces in...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Costa Rican Ceramics

Materials

Clay, Clay

George III Original Painted Pine Country House Dresser
A truly wonderful and rare, George III period, Welsh country house pine kitchen dresser and rack of huge proportions. Standing at just over fourteen foot long, dry scraped back to it...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Dressers

Materials

Pine

Burma Shave Roadside Signs
A precursor to the billboard, the successive wooden road signs created by the Burma Shave company in the early 20th century are part of the canon of Americana. These signs grew along...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood

Antique Heriz Northwest Persian Runner, Handmade Rug, Navy Light Blue, Gold Rust
Heriz carpets are the staple of the furnishing market and remain the most popular of all NW Persian carpets. They were produced for the rapidly growing US market in the late 19th-ear...
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Antique Late 19th Century Persian Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs

Materials

Wool

18th Century, Nantucket Origin, Coffin Family Stand-Up Blanket Chest
18th century, Nantucket-origin, stand-up blanket chest, exuberantly paint-decorated, owned by the coffin family and nicknamed "The tiger chest" by family members, who handed it down ...
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Antique 18th Century American Painted Furniture

Materials

Hardwood

Modernist Still Life Oil on Canvas "Guitar and Watermelon" by Jon Dullard
Modernist still life oil on canvas "Guitar and Watermelon" by Jon Dullard, circa 1960. Classic Mid-Century Modern, wonderful use of color, space and texture. Signed lower left as wel...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Paint

Important Fine American Folk Art Frame & Repousse Flute Boy, Signed Curtis, 1904
This is an original and beautiful 25 inch by 45 inch hand painted and hand incised wood framed work of art -and containing a wonderful hand hammered copper repousse panel of the icon...
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Antique Early 1900s American Arts and Crafts Paintings

Materials

Copper

Antique Persian Serab Carpet,Handmade Wool Oriental Rug, Camel Hair, Ivory,brown
The village of Serab is known for their Fine long runners with a characteristic camel ground and lozenge shaped medallions. These rugs are woven in the village of Serab, located in t...
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Antique Late 19th Century Persian Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs

Materials

Wool

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 Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Steel

Solid Brass Boat Lantern from Bow
Highly polished and lacquered nautical boat lantern with red and blue Fresnel lenses. Mounted to a thick wood base with dark finish. Lantern has been wired for home use. Weight is 3 ...
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Vintage 1930s Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

Antique Hand Carved Chess Set
This is a large hand carved chess set with a backgammon board on the reverse. The board is Maple and hand carved and burnt carved. The pieces have some missing paint but are function...
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Mid-20th Century American Game Boards

Materials

Maple

Rare Antique Cast Iron Life Size Closed Hand Advertising Piece, circa 1920
A rare antique life size cast iron closed hand shaped advertising piece made for the Soudan Spec. Mfg. Co. Milwaukee Wisc. Nicely detailed and proportioned. Mounted to a custom made ...
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Vintage 1920s American Industrial Mounted Objects

Materials

Iron

Polished Brass Boat Lantern
Polished and lacquered ships port lantern with rich red lens mounted to a custom wood base with rich dark finish. Weight is 3 pounds.
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Vintage 1930s Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

Solid Brass Ships Cabin Lantern
Solid brass yacht cabin lantern by English maker Bulpitt. With original burner, wood carry handle, hinged door, and wired for home display. Lantern has been meticulously polished and...
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Vintage 1940s Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

Solid Brass Ships Anchor Lantern
Highly polished ships lantern of solid brass with lacquered finish. With clear Fresnel glass lens and internal removable red filter. Mounted to a custom wood base with routed edge an...
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Vintage 1960s Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

Vintage Oliver Hardy Theatre Papier Mâché Head / Mask
This lot is a wonderful example of a vintage English handmade papier mâché hardy theater head. It’s highly likely this item was accompanied by a Stan Laurel head when the theatre per...
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Vintage 1960s French Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Paper

Large Early Foundry Bellows, Found Art Object
This striking object dates from the turn of the century with details like berry dyed stain, aged leather and handwrought hardware. This piece has a nice way of transcending its inten...
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Early 20th Century Unknown Primitive Masks

Materials

Wood

Original 1902 American Playhouse Poster
By U.S. Litho Company
Located in Peekskill, NY
This was an estate find and part of a beautiful collection of rare excellent turn of the century posters. They were hidden away for over a 100 years. About the poster: You'd think ...
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Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Posters

Materials

Paper

Beautifully Carved Artists Study of Roman Adolescent
I would date this sculpture to the turn of the century. This study/mask was created by a very accomplished artist. The quality of carving and details make this one special.
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Folk Art Masks

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Wood