Folk Art Fretwork Painted Niche A814

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Wall hung, intricately cut, charmingly evocative of a make-believe house, with the date 1927 and the initials J. R. worked into the design among the clambering vines and billing doves and sun-ray and other decorative motifs, this jig-sawed fantasia in wood is nothing less than a permanent three-dimensional Valentine. 12"w x 25"h x 8"d. Price on ...

Desert Diorama Set A793

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Delightful and oh, so wonderfully crafty: set of 3 great desert scene dioramas, measuring  9" x 13", 6" x 8", 5" x 6.5" respectively, all about 3" deep. Sticker on back informs us: "This Desert Scene in Relief is made entirely by hand." Among the types of plants displayed in the dioramas are giant saguaro cactus, ...

“Chief Willow Tree” by Paul Jarvis P1050

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Image of Chief Willow Tree by Paul Jarvis. Entire object - frame and image - carved in remarkable relief. Wonderfully detailed. 22"w x 24"h. When we first posted this item, we received this charming note from Paul Jarvis' grand-daughter, Pam Hunter: "HI Eric, My niece mentioned that she saw one of Grandpa Paul's art pieces on your site. ...

Step Stool F1168

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Cute and wonderful and even intricate, but that's not all - it's decorated with hearts and diamonds! Who could not love such a helpful little stool, measuring 12" square x 11" high. Painted white with those great red accents. Price on request.

Bolivian 19th Century Carved and Gilded Door Lintel Frieze A738

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Folk carving at a very high level, wonderfully carved, painted and gilded over gesso. We have two (the other being A737) if you have a pair of a doors. There is nowhere in the house it won't be spectacular. Stamped with the official Bolivian cultural certification. 46" wide,  17' tall and 4" deep. Price on request.

Marboro Lamp Company 1940s Folk Art Rooster Lamp L523

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A really superb Marboro lamp, absolutely top of the line interior decoration of the period, flamboyant, folk inflected, knock-yer-eyes-out. A total wow. And it's big: 48" tall, 26" wide and 13" deep. Price on request. The Marbro Lamp Company was acquired by Morris Markoff and his brother soon after the end of World War II. Their small ...

Wine Barrel Bar Stools Set of Four F1094

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Convivial, playful, ideal for a den, or a tasting room (if you're a complete oenophile), these probably date from the 1950-60s. Tufted leather seats, the barrels emblazoned with the appellation and coat of arms of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. What could be more fun?. Price on request. Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a French wine Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) located around the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape ...

Ernest Browning Smith Oil On Canvas High Sierras Landscape P856

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Though he sought training later in life, Ernest Smith was essentially self taught. This gives all his work the power of the outsider artist, which never deserted him, in spite of his technical skill. Whether his work is classifiable as folk art or fine art is a very fine point indeed: his importance as a ...