A fun folky piece; a hand carved miniature book made from soapstone. It has a carved spine and cover, with carved pages as well. It has “HOLY BIBLE” carved on the cover, although I think this may have been a later addition as the quality of the rest of the work is better than the…read more
This folky hooked rug is in great condition. The bright, graphic colors of the squares look great with any country collection. It would look super hanging also. It measures 3 ft x 3.87 ft.
This checkerboard is large and graphic. The old white & black paint is especially pleasing. It would make a room or look great with your gameboard collection. It is 32 inches long x 19 inches wide.
This sign has great graphic appeal in old black lettering on old white background. It is 38 inches long x 10 inches high.
We bought this folky hand carved fish years ago, I forgot I had it. His body is painted in a red & white wash with yellow eyes. I am not sure of the age.
The folky grain decoration on this knifebox is great, in yellow, black and red. It is in great condition with t-head nail construction.
A pair of small mid-19th century hollow cut silhouettes of a man and a woman. We believe they may be a couple, based on the similarity of the paper and background and that they face each other, but cannot be sure. Both of them are done in hollow cut technique, where the image is cut…read more
This snake cane is a wonderful example of American folk art. Hand carved from Virginia, it has its original black paint and tack eyes. It measures 38 inches in length.
A great black and white Minton transferware tile from the 1870s. Part of a series designed by William Wise, known as the Farm Life series, this tile depicts mountain sheep in a field. The tile is marked MINTONS CHINA WORKS STOKE ON TRENT on the reverse, along with Minton’s globe mark. The tile is in…read more
A pair of fun folky carved wood bookends with black Scotty dogs on them. Made of quarter sawn oak, each bookend has an arched front with carved black Scotty dogs, with black borders around the arch and the front of the base. The ends are plain on the back, and have a lacquered finish. These…read more
This handpainted scene is one of my all time favorites! This sweet little cottage sits on the bank of a beautiful lake or sea. Lush foliage surrounds it, including some wonderful sunflowers. I especially love the arbor surrounding the front door, as well as the sailboats and structure on the beach. It has a 9″…read more
Copied from an old piece of sheet music and signed “L.L.B.”, this folk art drawing of Uncle Sam was most likely a school child’s art project. It is titled “Boys In Blue”. It measures approximately 16&1/4 by 12&1/4 and has never been out of its original frame. Backed with wood.