Folk Art

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Vintage 1920s Hand Painted WINK’s Pretzels Drum Head Trade Sign Vintage 1920s Hand Painted WINK’s Pretzels Drum Head Trade Sign

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Vintage 1920s Hand Painted WINK’s Pretzels Drum Head Trade Sign

$295.00

Graphic and wonderful! The sign painter signature (E.L. Johnson) and quality composition of either vellum or hide here suggests this was a parade piece made to endure the elements.  Age has added a glassine quality...
Antique 19thc Victorian Old Mexico Charro Suit Chalk Portrait Photo Antique 19thc Victorian Old Mexico Charro Suit Chalk Portrait Photo

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Antique 19thc Victorian Old Mexico Charro Suit Chalk Portrait Photo

$395.00

The timing of the Mexican Revolution and the accessibility of photography are such that reference images of Old Mexico's gentry are exceptionally rare. The elaborate Charro suit, riding crop and early studio photo seen here all report a...
Antique 1900 Pigeon Bird Carrier Log Cabin Construction Wood Box Antique 1900 Pigeon Bird Carrier Log Cabin Construction Wood Box

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Antique 1900 Pigeon Bird Carrier Log Cabin Construction Wood Box

$795.00

Elaborate construction, built with every nuance in mind. Stacked slats and beehive design allow for air flow, piped in water bowl and oil cloth seals. Bookended hardware, hand tacked leather ornament and gold sign painter’s decorations....
WWI Era Industrial American Small Town Photographer's Archive WWI Era Industrial American Small Town Photographer's Archive

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WWI Era Industrial American Small Town Photographer's Archive

$1,250.00

HP Noel's attention to film speeds and proper lighting produced compulsive work that is more accomplished than most studios. His own family generations deep in the region, Noel perfectly documented a small American town during the early...
Vintage 1940s/50s Handmade Folk Art Fantasy Blues Pedal Lap Steel Guitar Vintage 1940s/50s Handmade Folk Art Fantasy Blues Pedal Lap Steel Guitar

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Vintage 1940s/50s Handmade Folk Art Fantasy Blues Pedal Lap Steel Guitar

$1,500.00

Fantastically sinister headstock and fire blistered, alligator varnish gives it presence. Sheet metal construction with an absurdly sized three piece neck, the headstock splinted in to meet an entirely hand formed nut. Nothing standard: Body measures...
1837 Folk Art Child’s Mourning Memorial American Primitive Drawing 1837 Folk Art Child’s Mourning Memorial American Primitive Drawing

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1837 Folk Art Child’s Mourning Memorial American Primitive Drawing

$550.00

Martha Amanda February 13, 1836 Aged 3 Years and Joseph Williams October 8, 1836 Aged 3 Months. Children of Mr & Mrs William Woodard. Farewell we sure may meet again in brighter worlds - Farewell...
Antique 1900s Carved SNAKES Cigar Box Folk Art Picture Frame Antique 1900s Carved SNAKES Cigar Box Folk Art Picture Frame

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Antique 1900s Carved SNAKES Cigar Box Folk Art Picture Frame

$295.00

High style Tramp Art, found in Ohio. Killer geometric shapes, frilled leaves and upturned snakes. Monogram appears to read W.  Not particularly functional rabbit measures 10.25 x 12, space on the wall 12.5 x 14.5” with...
Antique 19thc African American Spiritual Voodoo Southern Folk Art Memory Jug Antique 19thc African American Spiritual Voodoo Southern Folk Art Memory Jug

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Antique 19thc African American Spiritual Voodoo Southern Folk Art Memory Jug

$2,750.00

This one speaks. Not a random mash of personal tokens as is so common with this form, but more an assembled power object. A meticulous and considerate theme of human interaction with the animal and natural...
Vintage 1900s Writer Photographer Publication Rejections Artist Archive Vintage 1900s Writer Photographer Publication Rejections Artist Archive

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Vintage 1900s Writer Photographer Publication Rejections Artist Archive

$450.00

Imagine the emotional weight that kept these safe in a drawer and then for three more generations. George Wharton Edwards, director of the Art Department at Colliers, The Metropolitan Magazine, Wide World Magazine (London), The New York...
Antique 19thc Victorian Gothic Cross Folk Art Textile Pillow Sham Antique 19thc Victorian Gothic Cross Folk Art Textile Pillow Sham

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Antique 19thc Victorian Gothic Cross Folk Art Textile Pillow Sham

$295.00

BOLD graphic and delicate details. Aged red velvet with faint pastel satin ribbon roses on heavy black cotton. Sweet religious totem made by hand. Measures 17” square with raw edge at bottom, seam split top right...
Antique 1837 Tragic Death Infant Mourning Poem Hand Written Memorial Antique 1837 Tragic Death Infant Mourning Poem Hand Written Memorial

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Antique 1837 Tragic Death Infant Mourning Poem Hand Written Memorial

$195.00

In memory of Little Bun, who was killed on the 1st day of May 1837 / By a wicked monster called a Cat / Aged 4 months & 8 days / Poor little thing lived but an hour and...
Antique 1920s Child’s Folk Art Drawings Mussolini Italy Agriculture Book Antique 1920s Child’s Folk Art Drawings Mussolini Italy Agriculture Book

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Antique 1920s Child’s Folk Art Drawings Mussolini Italy Agriculture Book

$395.00

Unsettling and sweet at once. Likely a school assignment, fabulously folky pencil drawings and written reports boasting the superiority of Italian soil and the new economic plans for farmers under Benito Mussolini. M’s Battle for...
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