Calco “End of the Trail” Pottery Bookends A905


Originally sculpted by the American-born artist James Earle Fraser, The End of the Trail has endured to become one of the most recognizable images in the United States. It has been "translated" and adapted to many mediums and reproduced endlessly, but there is a reason for that: it personifies the tragedy of the American Indian. The kitsch ...

Postwar Japanese Monarch Radio in the shape of an American Indian Chief’s Head A897


Many tiny companies went to work making transistor radios for US export in the postwar years, and almost as many went out of business. And sank without a trace. But here is a surviving trace of one such, Monarch, which decided it might be able to crack the American market with this startling carved Indian chief's head one. It ...

Fantasy Spanish Scene Summer Screen A894


A great aspect of the the Spanish Revival style is an element of fantasy and it is always a pleasure to find an object that brings it out so pleasurably. Even without a fire lit, a fireplace should be a place to dream. Price on request.

Antique Wooden Barber Pole A896


An absolute honey. 35' tall and 8" deep on its mount. The real deal. Glorious Americana. Price on request. "The Modern Barber Pole originated in the day when blood letting was one of the principal duties of the barbering trade. The two spiral ribbons painted around the pole represented two long bandages, one twisted around the arm before ...