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Pair of early bowls from Belgium. Bottom marked on each, "Manufactured Imperiale", Fabrication Belge, (made in Belgium). Each has a rim and indented sides around the outside of the bowl. Designs painted in rose, blue, green, and rimmed in yellow. Smaller - 3 3/4" dia, Larger - 4 3/4"dia
Price: 125.00 pair
Native American ash burl bowl made in the late 18th C. This amazing form remains exciting and alive in the form and strength of the wood. The life of the bowl can be see in the various changes through the years, especially in the early repairs. A beauty to hold and touch. 13" x 11" x 6"h
One could almost expect this eagle to take flight! Signed by Al Klein and dated from the 1970's, this beautifully carved and brightly painted majestic "king of the skies" piece of folk art came from a private collection in Vermont. 58"l x 23"h x 13"d
We are offering an amazing Native American Penobscot, Maine crook knife. It has been carefully carved in wood with the addition of paint in red, white, and blue. This extraordinary piece sets nicely in a newer museum stand. 4 1/2"l x 8 1/2"h
Small octagonal floral platter from Cambridge, England. Marked on front, "Trinity Coll.". Marked on back, "Kitchen Dept. Trinity College, Cambridge". Measures 10" x 7".
Late 19th C banner in sheet and copper tube with a ball finial. Top finial has the leaf motif. There is a warm verdigris surface which adds to the grace and delicate nature of this piece. As an added charm, the letter "D" has a bullet hole. Newer museum stand. 30"l x 36"h
This butter worker was a necessary and useful early kitchen tool from the 1780s. Made from the burl of the tree for extra strength. 8 1/2" x 5"
Advertising sign from Des Moines, Iowa. Circa 1950, The Fair Store was founded in 1874 in Chicago as a discount retailer. This sheet metal sign retains much original paint and strong graphics. The Fair Store chain of stores was sold to Montgomery Ward in 1957. 30" x 30"
Folk art figure of a youth with his dog at rapt attention. Set on a 5" x 5" base, the figures are made of composition and cloth. Dog's coat even appears to be fur (though not). Youth has all handmade clothing. A charming piece. 8"h
Brightly painted scull with oars, two oarsmen mechanically moving their boat. The number 2 is painted on both sides. Great paint and super colors, detailing and design. An old, but not original wooden stand. 18"l x 9"h x 15"w
Carved and Painted Workman is a handsome piece of folk art. Midwestern origin, 1930's. Carved wood and painted. All orginal, including clothing and his broom. Unsigned. Measures 17"h x 7"w
A wonderful Folk Art carving which came directly from the Hypoint Collection, having initially hung on a barn or similar building in Illinois. This fellow has a unique form with a distinctive comb and wattles. "Big Red" sports a dry red surface and all original paint. A newer metal stand has been created for this piece. Measures 25 1/2" w x 27"h
Doll Quilt Rack is painted off white and stands just as a full size one would. However this one matches perfectly with Miss Piper in size and dimension. The added quilts are made of linsey woolsey. 6"l x 6"h
Doll C. 1860, American clay pipe head, stem stands into spool of black thread, allowing doll to stand. Bag of buttons on sleeve. Chintz and lace dress. Written on apron is: "Pretty young miss Piper will make your work lighter., Go to her for your thread to sew button on tighter". 6"l x 8"h
This whimsical and colorful pair of English prints are newly framed and matted in three-color mats. Framed in New England. Overall frame 15" x 13", Print 8" x 6".
Price: 195 pair
This is believed to be a rare, 1850's framed pamphlet to commemorate the early arrival of slaves to the Colonies. How interesting it would be to take it apart and read all the pages. 6"I x 7 1/2"h
Early small wooden frame with cutouts and applied decorations and an oval opening showing an early photo of baby. Frame has an interesting handmade stand as well. 4 1/2"l x 6 1/2"h
This pencil sketch tells a story that is so clear and beautifully executed by Mary Hallock in 1866, that you feel as tho you are right there. Created in Newburgh, N.Y. a label on the back gives you all the information. Very well preserved and framed in figured maple, this is a treasure. 8 1/4"l x 11 1/2"h
A color print of the mid century loveable rag dolls showing them seated together on a ladderback chair. Signed D. Marcotte and framed in a blue wooden frame. 9"l x 12"h
Ruth Reed Cummings was a memory artist in Central New York. Painting on whatever materials were available; she preferred polymer paints to oils and her subjects were limited to areas and people that she knew. We are not sure when this was painted, but she died in 1975 after some printed and television acclaim. An article is included with this painting to better understand her life. Colors are always very bright and vibrant, objects are unmistakably clear and primitive, she remains unique in her style. `10"l x 8"h
Mid Century abstract wool hooked rug in vibrant colors and excellent condition. Recently professionally mounted. Can be hung either way. 32"l x 48"h
Founded in 1937 by Obert Miller as a dog and pony show; his son created a circus which has been going on for 4 generations. Now turning more into a circus source of extinct animals. New frame and glass. Photo shows glare on right side. 34"l x 12"h
Victorian Lemon Gold Frame with Uncle Sam as the Toymaker being the subject . Interesting article about Christmas. 8"l x 10 1/2"h.
Carved, painted and jointed wood. This vintage marionette has cotton handmade clothing: shirt and overalls plus a wooden hat. This is a newer stand. 24"h
Circa 1920's signed H. R. Robinson vibrantly painted in oil and framed, this small painting appears to be an early hacienda. . Deep wooden frame painted off white, The back has the printing, "Ramona's Marriage Place". 10"l x 8"h
A colorful oil of a bucolic farm scene done in the folk art genre. This scene is so serene, even the cows don't have a care. Set off with a sharp black wooden frame. 27"l x 10 1/2"h
Pre 1892 oil on board, "Dinner in the Making" painting, (as known before framing). Serene Victorian subject by a trained, but unknown to us, artist. New artist frame. 20 3/4"l x 17"h
Framed pencil sketch of Minimina Rowana, a lovely young girl dated Dec., 1836. English origin. It appears in the photos that the lower portion of the sketch paper is lighter than the upper part. This is not true in person. 12"l x 14"h
Early signed, (EBW) watercolor of home and surroundings. Lovely period home and outbuildings, lush foliage, and a view of the water make this a serene scene. Framed in a 1920's wooden frame. 12"l x 7"h
Sailing Ship Diorama, mid-coast Maine origin. Sails, hull, masts and flags carved wood applied to board and framed, then over-painted to create the finished piece. Painted ship and lighthouse add to the charm. Condition is very good and parts are intact. One flag has some paint loss. We believe this is an important and impressive piece of folk art of a classic New England Seascape. Measures 28 1/4"w x 16 3/4"h x 3"d
This wooden antique farm implement was used to sort the beans after harvest. There is a fragment of a lablel, Clough Machinery of Maine. Currently in the shape of a parallelogram, it can be adjusted with a metal piece in the back. This adjustment allows for various sizes of beans to be sorted. Useful in home decor as a wall hanging or a table centerpiece. 18" x 18"
19th C cut and paste form, dark gray paper, extensive use of color embellishments in ink and gouache. Both are seated on red period chairs, in contrast to the vibrant colors of the formal garments. Textural use of black ink with impressive attention to detail make this pair a fascinating find. Both silhouettes have been remounted onto paper with matte and are presented in early frames and glass. Minor condition issues but none so great as to detract from this pairing. Framed measurements 9"l x 10 1/2h
A signed, (E.F.) circa 1910 oil on board which depicts a ladderback armchair beside a draped table in a rather serene setting. Original frame is large in relation to the scale of the painting. A worn taupe paint covers it and the back has a torn paper and early wire for hanging. 7 1/2"l x 8 1/2"h
Framed portrait of a handsome young gentleman, well dressed and seated with a book. Early 1800's. Dark background with a lemon gold wooden frame and linen matting. 7 14" x 6 1/4"
PA Folk Art Bird watercolor on board or artist board. Late 19th C. Classic PA Dutch Distelfink is the more common term for a bird with this form. Measures 9 1/2"w x 11 1/2"h
Maggie and Jiggs, from the comic strip, "Bringing Up Father", introduced in 1913. They later became a radio show and entire books. These painted wooden cutouts are newly mounted and framed. Expected age is 1930-40 when most popular. 20 3/4"l x 12"h
Great piece of folk art and of U.S. history, this late 19th-early 20th Century diorama features civil war soldier hoisting flag outside army headquarters. Cannon made with watch dial. Polychrome paint. 16"w x 11"h x 4 1/2"d
Oil on board "Cotton Fields" by American Folk Artist Mary Locke Brewer. New repair to frame. Measures 30" x 22"
Ruth Foster Lipowicz, 1919-2008, was an American Social Realist Artist, an award winning watercolorist from the mid century. She painted mostly rural landscapes. We have additional unframed watercolors by Lipowicz available for sale. We are happy to show you the collection. $350 framed, $175 unframed. Measures 30 1/2"w x 25"h
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