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        Item
Number
Description
    Early bold carved flower basket. c. 1820.

Size: 14" H x 10" W

   
       

AS-0151

Naive painted wooden panel birth sign ~ John Shaw / Born in Year 1812.

Size: 6 1/4" H x 16 1/4" L

   

AS-0188

3-dimensional hour glass trade sign in tin / zinc & carved wood. American, 19th Century.

Size: 17 3/4" H x 12" D

      CO-0438

Welsh solider with a goat carved on small plaque with the saying CYMRO DEWR which translate to WELSHMAN BRAVE.  Late 19th Century.

Size:12" H x 8 1/4" W

  An early carved Stay Busk initialed MM and a heart motif. English c. 1794.

Size: 13" H

  CO-0724 Large early snuff box carved as a frog with a human face. English c. 1830.

Size: 1 1/2" H x 5" L

  CO-0722 Carved and painted musical instrument wooden case; with the initials either AB or BA. Late 19th Century.

Size: 26" L x 11" W x 4" D

    CO-0727 Wooden toddy / love spoon inscribed with Rev. W. P. BroomTree. Welsh c. 1840.

Size: 12 1/2" L

  CO-0776 Rare kitting sheath finely carved as a love token with one side with "Think of Me" & the initials M. P. English c. 1780.

Size: 6 3/4" L

  CO-0780 Carved wooden panel with folksy center floral basket.  French c. 1870.

Size: 8" H x 32 1/2" L x 1" D

  CO-0800 Unusual painted cast iron stag head with glass eyes. Probably an indoor shop display sign. American c. 1900.

Size: Stag head only = 9" H x 8" D x 14" W ~
         horns (tip-to-tip) 28 1/2" W x 18 1/2" L

    Magnificent "moose head" old copper-clad plaque. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 11 3/4" H x 11 1/3" W.

  CO-0813 "Wild boars fighting in the forest" Painted 3-D wall plaque made of lead metal alloy. German c. 1900.

Size: 11 3/16" H x 14" L

    CO-0821

Carved recumbent Lion Wall Plaque with finely carved mane and body. Early 1900's.

Size: 12" H x 33" L

 
      FA-0120 Tudor period carved panel. English c. 1540.

Size: 13" H x 21" L

 

FA-0153

Folk Art carved & painted eagle & ball attributed to Frank Jeck master carver that worked on Bryn Athen Cathedral in Pennsylvania. c. 1910.

Size:  5" H x 5 3/4" L x 2 3/4" D

  Carved wooden Mannequin hat stand / head; probably millinery head. German c. 1900.

Size: 10" H

    Folksy basket with heart motifs along with traces of old paint. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 19" H x 27" L x 15" W

    FA-0177 Charming painted "botanical" paneled hinged box on legs. English c. 1860.

Size: 8 1/2" H x 18 1/2" L x 13" D

    FA-0180 Carved Arts & Crafts Swedish mangle board with horse handle.  Swedish c. 1900.

Size: 5" H x 23" L x 4 1/2" D

    FA-0182 Unusually carved reliquary.  English c. 1780.

Size:  6" H

    FA-0195 Fanciful folk art whimsical bird house with interesting arch elements executed with Fretwork & carving in wood / wire / glass. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 50" H x 27" W x 19 1/2" D

    FA-0198 Carved & painted wooden bell shop sign.  American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 9" H x 7 1/2" D

      FA-0227 Pair of carved & painted pineapple finials. American c. 1850.

Size: 10" H (each)

  FA-0230 Two enlarged painted oversized display dice. American, Early - mid 1900's.

Sizes: 2" H x 2" D
          2 11/16" H x 2 11/16" D

  FA-0233 American Tramp Art whimsy / trinket box. c. 1900.

Size: 9 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W x 7" D

  FA-0251 This is an interesting carved & painted primitive sculpture of a lady with flowers in her hat & dress (possibly a scarecrow) on a later stand for display.  Both arms are articulated  & one arm bends in the middle and the eyes are ceramic insulators. American, 1930-50's.

Size:  65" H x 19" W

    FA-0259 Whimsy directional / vane of man standing on an arrow carved & painted cut-out. American, Mid-20th Century.

Size: 11" H x 10" W x 3/4" D (man/arrow only)

  18th Century painted Scandinavian mangle board with a flora motif. Dated 1797.

Size: 23" L

    FA-0268 Carved wooden dancing man ( jigger ) with "screw-in" handle. Late 19th Century.

Size: 13" H

 
  FA-0275 Rustic "cobbler 's last" (Shoe Maker work stand) with wrought-iron shoe form and twig base. English, Mid-19th Century.

Size: 26" H

    FA-0281 Two rare miniature axes with great surface and paint. Probably ceremonial for Odd Fellows or Masons. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 7 1/2' H

 
  Black Americana figural whirligig of a man dancing (jigger) to the accompaniment of a stomping leg & strumming banjo player.  American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 17" H x 19" L x 10" W

  FA-0287 Indian in a Canoe Whirligig ~ American, early 20th Century. The man with paddle arms wearing a headdress also with glass eye & old surface.

Size: 12" H x 31" L

 
    FA-0294 Stylish set of miniature painted wooden furniture. Dutch, Mid-Century.

Size: Table ~ 6" H x 9" D, Chairs ~ 7" H x 5' W x 7 3/4" D

      FA-0295 Carved & painted folksy 3-bird sculpture on a burl base. Dated 1912. Swedish.

Size: 11" H

  FA-0296 Naive & charming carving of a Swedish hiker. c. 1900's.

Size: 11" H

  FA-0297 Carved & painted folksy sculpture in the form of a bird tree. Swedish c. 1920.

Size: 13" H x 7" L x 3 1/2" D

    FA-0300 Whimsical folk art panel with central oval carving of a three-mast ship on scrolling waves and two gulls in the sky. American c. 1900.

Size: 13 1/4" H x 22 1/2" W

  FA-0311 Carved & painted great Blue Heron ~ signed Jerome Howes. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 10 1/2" H

  FA-0331 Great paint & form on this wooden pigeon decoy on a later base. English c. 1900.


Size: 3 1/2" H x 13" L (bird only)

  FA-0339 Carved and painted head possibly santos. Continental c. 1900.


Size: 10 3/4" H

    FA-0347 A good horse pull toy with good paint and model. American, Early 1900's.
Size: 9" H x 9 3/4" L x 4" D
  FA-0348 Scandinavian mangle board with horse and Masonic symbols. Dated 1833.

Size: 6" H x 25 1/4" L

  FA-0350 Carved & painted folky horse & foal on base. American. Early 1900's.

Size: 6" H x 9" L x 3" D

  FA-0351 Carved & painted folky sculpture with two spotted dogs, donkey and a little girl holding the donkey's reins. American, mid-20th Century.

Size: 4" H x 9 1/4" L x 2 1/4" D

  Carved & painted mechanical toy black banjo man sitting on a working music box. American, Late 19th Century.


Size: 10" H x 5 1/2" D

  FA-0369 Two carved & painted American pipits on base ~ one has a nest. American, 20th Century.

Size: Bird ~ 2 1/2" H x 3 1/2" L
         Base ~ 6" L x 3 1/2" W
         Height Overall: 3 3/4" H

Size: Bird ~ 2 1/4" H x 3 1/2" L
         Base ~ 7 1/2" L x 3" W
         Height Overall: 3 1/2" H

 
    FA-0373 Martha Cahoon painted rectangular box. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 2 3/4" H x 7 1/2" L x 4" D

    FA-0374 Unusual naive carved & painted Whirligig with metal arms / hands propellers.

Size: 8" H

    FA-0380 Charming miniature folksy carving of two jockeys on horses probably an elaborate bottle stopper decoration. American, Early 1900's.

Size:4 1/4" H x 3 1/4" L x 2 1/2" D

  FA-0381 Carved four-headed horse sculpture standing on a 5-horse shoe base with front facing 2-horse heart. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 2 1/4" H x 2" L x 2" D

    Carved 8-headed horse sculpture standing a 3-horse shoe base with front facing 2-horse heart. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 3" H x 1 1/2" D

  FA-0383 Carved wooden mannequin hat stand / head; probably millinery head.  German c. 1900.

Size: 10" H

  FA-0387 Carved & painted wooden puppet head depicting a soldier with helmet. English, Early 1900's.


Size: 9" H

  Carved & painted mangle board with a horse handle dated 1831 with initials A M D V B. Scandinavian, Dated

Size: 26" L

  Superb deeply carved & painted mangle board with large horse and original roller. Scandinavian c. 1850.

Size: Board ~ 29 1/2" L
         Roller ~ 27 1/2" L

  Unusual Scandinavian painted round box with lid ~ dated 1881. Scandinavian.
Size: 4 1/2" H x 7 1/2" D
  FA-0394 Carved & painted articulated female doll jigger on later stand. English c. 1860.
Size: 13" H
  FA-0395 Naive & charming carved & painted small figures of five figure family.  Early 1900's.

Size: Father 8" H
        Mother 8 1/4" H
        Son 7 1/2" H
        Daughters 5" H , 7" H

  Carved large "key with a heart or key to your heart".  This is large love token with initials M E R and dated 1806. English.


Size: 9 3/4" L

      FA-0400 Carved & painted key trade sign. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 9 1/4" H x 27 1/2" L

  FA-0402 Folksy naïve carved open-winged eagle on a base; signed J Thor. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 28 1/2" H x 21 1/2" W x 7 1/2" D

  FA-0404 Carved & painted cute penguin. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 6 1/2 H

  FA-0403 Carved & painted "bambi" fawn with an innocent & happy expression. American, Mid- Century. S

ize: 15" H x 13 1/4" L
 

  FA-0407 Painted articulated wooden toy pig. American, Mid-Century.


Size: 9" H x 10" L x 3" D
 

  Folksy carved & painted piglet on base. American, Mid-Century.

Size: (pig) 3 1/4" H x 6" L (base) 7 1/2" L x 4 1/2" D

  FA-0411 Unusual rack with top gallery adorned & decorated with carving & great surface. The hooks carved as duck heads. American c. 1900.

Size: 12" H x 39 1/4" L

    FA-0416 Folksy natural root painted snake cane.

Size: 36" L

  FA-0417

Charming miniature fantasy chair with carved dragonfly and armrest shaped hands. Signed underneath ~ Bilikal, 60 Nicall St, New Haven, CT.

Size: 16 1/4" H x 8 3/4" W x 8" D

 
  FA-0418 Large carved salmon trophy, found in NY State probably carved in Voss, Norway for an American fisherman. Late 19th Century.

Size: 17" H x 48 1/2" L

      FA-0426 Painted natural root fashioned into striking snake.

Size: 6 1/2" H x 7" L x 3" D

  FA-0428 Carved & polychrome Parrot architecture fragment / wall figure.
c. 1780.

Size: 13" H x 7 1/2" W x 1" D

  FA-0434 Carved & painted duck. Signed underneath ~ H Gibbs 1965 (Harold Gibbs, American 1886-1970, Rhode Island). Dated.

Size: 2 1/2"H

  Inscribed Biltmore, NC on this carved brush with this carved funny face. Also, marked forward with an arrow from the Arts & crafts period. - Rare. American c. 1905.

Size: 23” L.

    FA-0442 Wonderful folk art carved & painted stand with a carved & painted snake around it. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 39 1/2" H x 9 1/2" W x 7" D

  FA-0448 Two carved & painted puppet heads one with a pointed hat ~ the other with a sad face. American c. 1900.

 Size: 9 1/2" H, 7" H

    Unusual carved & painted whimsy bird with tin wings. American.

Size: 15 3/4 " H x 17" W

FA-0453 Friesian carved tray with complex geometric patterns. American, 1900-20's.

Size: 12 1/2" H x 17 1/2" L x 1 1/2" D

  FA-0455

Painted Tramp Art Comb Box with hearts & mirror. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 11" H x 9 1/4" W x 4 1/2" D

FA-0454

Whimsical & colorful wooden Southwestern decorated tall candlestick. American, 1930's.

Size: 19 1/2" H

  FA-0456 Carved & painted two birds perched on tree branches. German, 1900-20's.

Size: 9" H x 7" W x 6" D

  FA-0462 Nice Norwegian painted Rosemaling bend box. Scandinavian c. 1880.

Size: 5 3/4" H x 7 1/4" L x 3 3/4" W

  FA-0469

Painted wood carvings mushroom [red] - signed Joseph Faure sculpteur dated 1998. Canadian.

Size: 7" H

  FA-0470 Painted wood carvings mushroom [white] - signed Joseph Faure sculpteur dated 1998. Canadian.

Size: 8 1/4" H

  Small bend box with decorated lid in a naïve old New Bedford scene provenance New Bedford Whaling Museum. American, 19th Century.

Size: 2 1/8" H x 5 1/4" L x 3 5/8" D

  Superb painted dome shaped box with a painted salmon on top & fishing lures. American, Early 19th Century.

Size: 5 5/8" H x 6 5/8" W x 14 3/8" L

 
  Carved wooden Mannequin hat stand / head; probably millinery head. Unusual cloth patch with treads of hair on top of head. German c. 1900.

Size: 10" H

  Wonderful folk carving of a character cat with traces of white paint. American c. 1900.

Size: 10" H x 8" W x 5" D

  Carved & painted mangle board ~ the handle is a horse with an unusual rear on a trapezoidal board that is carved with geometric patterns and initialed and dated "MFS," "BOD," and 1780. Scandinavian.

Size:6" H x 19 3/4" L x 5 1/2" D

  Norwegian miniature dome-box painted with Rosemaling. Painted on the inside; complete with a till. Scandinavian, 19th Century. 

Size: 5 1/4" H x 8 3/4" L x 5" D

 
  FA-0481 Carved & painted colorful Rosemaling bend box. Scandinavian, 19th Century.

Size: 5 1/2" H x 8 1/4" L x 3 3/4" D

 
  FA-0482 Carved & painted Scandinavian tankard with Rosemaling. 19th Century.

Size: 7" H x 6" D

  FA-0483

Scandinavian carved & painted Rosemaling tankard. 19th Century.

Size: 6 1/4" H x 4 1/2" D

 
  FA-0484 Carved & painted Rosemaling dragon drinking vessel. Scandinavian, 19th Century.

Size: 4" H x 8" L x 4" D

 
FA-0488 Bride's / Marriage bend box. Painted on the cover with two men ringing bells on a scrollwork ground above the date “Anno 1831,” the sides with vinery, scrolls and geometric-patterned panels. Scandinavian, Dated.

Size: 7 3/8" H x 18 1/2" L

  Carved & painted with Rosemaling horse head kasa drinking vessel. Norway, Late 19th Century.

Size: 6" H x 11 3/4" W x 6" D

 

Carved & painted mother penguin with two chicks. American, 1930's

Sizes: Mother penguin ~ 8 1/2" H, Chick w/open beak ~ 5 1/4" H, Small chick ~ 4 1/2" H

 
  FA-0494 Carved & painted well-formed penguin. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 7 1/2" H

  FA-0497 Carved & painted "Perkeo", dated 1895 on underside. Perkeo is a symbol of Heidelberg & was a court dwarf & jester in the employ of royalty / nobility in Heidelberg castle in the early 18th century & guarded a special castle of beer - hence the key around his neck. German, Late 19th Century.

Size: 12 H " x 4 1/4" W x 3 1/4" D

  Carved & painted figure of an Africa American gentleman whirligig. Late 19th Century.

Size: 21" H x 6 1/4" W

  FA-0502 Carved & painted whimsical farm scene sculpture entitled ~ "Barn Yard Conversation" ~ by Bill Duffy. American c. 1983.

Size: 7" H x 9 1/4" W x 6" D

 
 
  FA-0503 Small carved & painted whimsy of couple underneath a lamp post.American c. 1930.

Size: 9" H x 7" W x 5" D

  FA-0505 Carved mahogany Bust of a Man. American.

Size: 14" H x 5 1/2" W x 3 1/2" D

  FA-0516 Carved & painted Compote. Underneath ~ made by J.A. Rapp / Lindsborg, Kansas. American, Mid-Century,

Size: 6" H x 8" D

 
  FA-0520

Simple elegance in this folky carved table pocket. American c. 1860.

Size: 5" H x 12" W x 4 5/8" D

 
  FA-0522 Carved & painted spice / bend box with inset star & decorations. American, Early 19th Century.

Size: 3 1/2" H x 7 1/2" D

  FA-0525

Lidded Salt Box with carved fancy back with heart, fans & scrolls. American c. 1860.

Size: 12" H x 8" L x 4 1/4" D

 
  FA-0534 Carved & painted folksy "nodder" Owl mounted a wooden pedestal. American.

Size: 3 3/4" H x 6" L X 3" D

  FA-0538

Miniature open diorama -- carved & painted summer house / gazebo with flower garden, funiture, flower pots, etc. Made of different materials including wood, resin, plastic & paper. c. 1920's

Size: Various

   

FA-0544

Small wooden folding screen / board with etched symbols: heart, anchor, sun, diamond, etc. Primitively scratched on back ~ WHYPEET.

Size: 6 1/4" H x (unfolded ~ 6 1/2" W, folded 3 1/4" W)

 
    FO-0026 Rustic child's chair "For Baby" carved into the seat. English c. 1870.

Size: 18 1/2" H x 8" W

  FO-0309 Miniature painted sideboard with two doors and a shapely apron. English c. 1860.

Size: 12" H x 5" D x 18" L

  FO-0319 Miniature or dollhouse carved & painted hutch. c. 1900.

Size: 15" H x 7 1/4" L x 4 3/16" D

    Geometric Layered Tramp Art Mirror. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 16" H x 18" W

    FO-0339

Interesting geometric layered Tramp Art mirror. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 15 1/2" H x 18" W

      FO-0341

Small Tramp Art Mirror with wide frame and shallow geometric layering. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 17 3/4" H x 11 3/4" W

  FA-0417

Charming miniature fantasy chair with carved dragonfly and armrest shaped hands. Signed underneath ~ Bilikal, 60 Nicall St, New Haven, CT.

Size: 16 1/4" H x 8 3/4" W x 8" D

  GT-0110 Schoenhut Humpty-Dumpy Circus animals. German, Early 1900's

Size:  Elephants ~ 6" H x 8" L
          Giraffe ~ 11" H x 6" L

 

Early Roulette dial. The board is carved & painted and the pointer arm is wrought iron. English, Mid-19th Century

Size: 11 1/4" H x 11 1/4" L

    GT-0215 Small carved folksy horse.  German c. 1900.

Size: 7 3/4" H x 8" L

  GT-0222 Charming folky painted doll house cupboard with the use of spools, picture frame, etc. & notice the lace painted windows. The house name, "Swiss Cottage". English c. 1870.

Size: 28" H x 10' W x 9 1/2' D

  GT-0235

A wooden articulated standing doll (reminds one of the "dancing baby"). Hands restored. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 13" H

  GT-0270

Articulated mannequin. French, Early 20th Century.

Size: 17" H

  NA-0169

Large carved & painted open diorama with a large and smaller ships and some painted in the background. The larger ship with carved sails, figure-head & 25-guns; painted in unusual gray colors. English c. 1870.

Size: 19" h x 45" L x 5" D

 
  PO-0009-B

Late 19th Century hand carved and painted character woodenCarnival Mask with places and holes for wigs, etc.

Size: 10 1/4" H x 7" W x 5" D

    PO-0033 Miniature Erzgebirge painted wooden wedding scene party. German, Late 19th Century.

Size: Avg. 1 1/2" - 2" H

  PO-0098 Oversize majestic goose / duck decoy that show's age beautifullywith great surface, dings & age related shrinkage & sweet face. English,  Late 19th Century.

Size: 12" H x 23" L x 10" W

  PO-0095 Painted wood box with Harlowquinn edges and royal crown on front. English c. 1830.

Size:  9 1/2' h z 13" W x 10 1/2" D

  Painted wood fairground / figure ~ "Aunt Sally". Much of the history of Aunt Sally is lost in antiquity but overall, the players would toss batons known as sticks at the wooden figural dolly sitting on a pole (usually dressed-up as a maid or aunt) hoping to dislodge the largest twig or object placed in inserts (holes) in the facial area to win the game / prize. English c. 1870.

NOTE:  This object is being sold together with an "Aunt Sally" mug (item #:CP-1227).

Size: 57" H

  Painted tôleware tea caddy with faux marble decoration. English c. 1770.

Size: 4 3/4" H x 4 1/2" L x 3" D

 
    Painted tin hanging comb tray with gadrooned edges and original paint. American, Late 19th Century.

Size: 7 3/4" H x 7" W

  PO-0116 Carved & painted Norwegan ceremonial ale bowl written translation on bottom  ~ Welcome friends to my house, Now we'll drink merrily. c. 1860.

Size: 4 1/2" H x 9 1/8" D

  Carved & painted Norwegian ceremonial ale bowl written translation on bottom ~ Let this cup be passed 'round, and when emp I'd filled again. c. 1860.

Size: 4 3/4" H x 8 1/4" D

   

 

 

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