Halliday House

Gail Laird, Susan Moodie | PO Box 413 Napa, CA 94559 | 707-253-1092 | info@hallidayhouse.com

*** https://hallidayhouse.com *** Springtime brings Easter and both bring color back into our lives every year. In alignment with these new beginnings, we will begin to showcase our finest FOLK ART from our VAULT. We are looking to bring that smile to your face and remind you of how much fun life can be. As the spirit moves us, we will add more items. Keep checking and smiling. Packing and shipping is handled in house (with rare exceptions) so no need to worry. Shop us on our website at https://hallidayhouse.com. Email us at info@hallidayhouse.com to set a one on one private showing. For questions about our policies - https://hallidayhouse.com/policies


Belgium Bowls

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

2020-Mar-31 01:36pm EDT | Tags : Hand Painted Ceramic Rimmed round small bowls

Large Burl Bowl

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

Price: $1,295.00

2020-Mar-31 01:29pm EDT | Tags : Ash Burl Bowl 18th C. Native American Bowl

Energetic Eagle

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

Price: $2,700.00

2020-Mar-27 02:33pm EDT | Tags : Eagle in flight Sky Inspired Eagle Carving

Crook Knife

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

Price: $1.400.00

2020-Mar-26 01:49pm EDT | Tags : ME Crook Knife

Trinity College Platter

Small octagonal floral platter from Cambridge, England. Marked on front, "Trinity Coll.". Marked on back, "Kitchen Dept. Trinity College, Cambridge". Measures 10" x 7".

Price: $95


Banner Weathervane

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

Price: $1,500.00

2020-Mar-25 01:21pm EDT | Tags : "D" Banner

Burl Butter Worker

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"

Price: $450.

2020-Mar-24 07:04pm EDT | Tags : Burl Kitchen Tool Homemade Butter

The Fair Store

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"

Price: $1,295.00

2020-Mar-24 06:58pm EDT | Tags : Sheet Metal Sign 1950's store sign

Fiddler and his Dog

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

Price: $450

2020-Mar-20 05:20pm EDT | Tags : Dogs love music Fiddle Time

Folk Art Scull

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

Price: $995

2020-Mar-19 12:59pm EDT | Tags : Mechanical boat folk art oarsmen

Workman in Overalls

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

Price: $450

2020-Mar-19 12:46pm EDT | Tags : Original clothing Broom included

Red Rooster

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

Price: $1,500.

2020-Mar-17 05:02pm EDT | Tags : Red Rooster carving Big Red Rooster

Miniature Quilt Rack

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

Price: $150

2020-Mar-16 02:49pm EDT | Tags : Doll quilt rack wooden quilt rack

Miss Piper Doll

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

Price: $495

2020-Mar-16 02:45pm EDT | Tags : Early toy Clay pipe doll

Pair of Cecil Aldin Prints

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

2020-Mar-14 02:21pm EDT | Tags : whimsical English Prints

Slave Pamphlet

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

Price: $145

2020-Mar-13 07:00pm EDT | Tags : History

Early Wooden Frame with Photo

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

Price: $95

2020-Mar-13 06:41pm EDT | Tags : photo of baby wooden frame

Great Expectations

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

Price: $295

2020-Mar-11 07:15pm EDT | Tags : A boy and his Dog Signed and dated

Raggedy Ann and Andy Print

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

Price: $95

2020-Mar-11 07:09pm EDT | Tags : dolls on chair sketch rag dolls print

Boy/Girl Painting

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

Price: $295

2020-Mar-11 06:48pm EDT | Tags : colorful whimsical

Hooked Rug

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

Price: $995.

2020-Mar-09 06:52pm EDT | Tags : Abstract design Colorful wool

Circus Poster

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

Price: $250

2020-Mar-09 06:46pm EDT | Tags : colorful poster Save Animals

Lemon Gold Frame

Victorian Lemon Gold Frame with Uncle Sam as the Toymaker being the subject . Interesting article about Christmas. 8"l x 10 1/2"h.

Price: $50.

2020-Mar-09 06:40pm EDT | Tags : days of old story Christmas toymaker

Marionette

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

Price: $495

2020-Mar-06 02:09pm EST | Tags : Black Man Vintage Clothing

"Ramona's Marriage Place" Painting

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

Price: $195

2020-Mar-04 07:25pm EST | Tags : Hacienda Wedding Place Colorful spot

"House by River" painting

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

Price: $195

2020-Mar-04 07:11pm EST | Tags : blue background farm scene

"Dinner in the Making" Painting

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

Price: $975.

2020-Mar-02 01:52pm EST | Tags : Victorian Oil painting After the catch

Pencil Sketch

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

Price: $195

2020-Feb-22 05:09pm EST | Tags : young maiden sketch oval framed sketch

Homestead Watercolor

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

Price: $95

2020-Feb-22 12:36pm EST | Tags : Vibrant watercolors Rural setting

New England Sailing Ship Diorama

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

Price: $2,500.

2020-Feb-22 12:24pm EST | Tags : Mid-Coast Maine Impressive Seascape

Wooden Bean Winnower

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"

Price: $195

2020-Feb-22 12:05pm EST | Tags : Table centerpiece Parallelogram design

Pair of Full Bodied Silhouettes

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

Price: $1,750.

2020-Feb-18 12:54pm EST | Tags : Ink and Gouache Unique presence

Oil on Board Painting

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

Price: $395

2020-Feb-18 12:13pm EST | Tags : Signed painting Serene scene

Portrait of Young Gentleman

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"

Price: $375

2020-Feb-15 06:51pm EST | Tags : 1800s painting distinguished man

Folk Art Bird Painting

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

Price: $1,295.

2020-Feb-15 06:39pm EST | Tags : Distelfink Penna Dutch

Framed comic Book Characters

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

Price: $250.

2020-Feb-14 06:09pm EST | Tags : Whimsical Cartoons

Civil War Diorama

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

Price: $795.

2020-Feb-14 06:02pm EST | Tags : hand crafted vibrant paint

Cotton Fields

Oil on board "Cotton Fields" by American Folk Artist Mary Locke Brewer. New repair to frame. Measures 30" x 22"

Price: $1,200.

2020-Feb-14 05:49pm EST | Tags : Original signed oil fine representation

Barn Painting (framed)

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

Price: $350

2020-Feb-14 05:42pm EST | Tags : original watercolor N.Y.State artist


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