We have for your consideration, a set of three scenic pencil sketches dated 1888 and 1889. They are unsigned but they appear to be from the same artist. The artist has dated and given title to each drawing at the bottom of each. The frames are black plastic and the matboards are off-white speckle and pine green (nicely done). The frame size is 8 1/2" x 10 1/2". The visible sketch size is 4 1/2" x 6 1/2".
$ 99.95We are pleased to offer this hand carved primitive or rustic style wooden duck decoy. It has red glass eyes. The head was carved separately and fits into place with a dowel piece. The head slips off the body easily although originally it was probably fastened into place. This decoy measures 15" long x 5 1/2" wide x 6 3/4" tall. This rustic duck decoy is pre-owned and has been used. Almost all of the original paint has worn off. There are cracks all over and chips in many places including the bill and neck areas. It is unsigned and undated.
We are pleased to offer this antique hand constructed heavy duty carpenter's tool box or chest. It is not signed or dated. It has a leather top, decorative and functional metal corner protector plates, original old paint, and two interior removable drop in trays. The old paint is black on the lid and a combination of drab green and dark gray on the chest. The dimensions of the two inside trays:
When the trays are in place, there remains a large open storage compartment below. The overall external dimensions of the box are:
We have for your consideration two sets of artisan-made wooden napkin rings and napkin ring holders. Each of the 6 1/4" tall holders has a diamond-shaped oak base and a center dowel also made of oak. Each holder has six (6) napkin rings. Each of the napkin rings is 1/2" wide x 1 7/8" diameter and is made of layered pieces of exotic woods in variety of colors.
These artisan-made napkin rings and holders are pre-owned but are in excellent condition. They are not signed or dated.
We have for your consideration this artisan-made, decorative piece that we believe is a mousing wrist rest or wrist cradle. It is 7" wide x 3 1/2" deep. It resembles a skateboarding half-pipe in miniature. Exotic woods in varying colors have been used to make a decorative zig-zag pattern. It is as decorative on the bottom as it is on top. The wood is smooth although it is not varnished.This artisan-made wooden piece is pre-owned. We are not sure if the exact function is as a wrist cradle or rest. The piece is not signed or dated by the maker.
$ 16.94 $ 19.95
Black cat face pouch/bag made of wool/synthetic blend fabric. It is 11 1/2" long x 10" wide. Lined with cotton fabric. Facial features are embroidered/hand sewn in place - the eyes are green buttons. Other colors besides black are red, off-white, and green. Inside there are two tags: 'Tag Chicago Illinois Made in India 80% wool and 20% synthetic Dry Clean only'. I am not sure what this item might be used for - it does not have handles. The only uses I can think of might be decorative or as a hot plate (although the button eyes might cause trouble).
This is a custom, solid wood cutting board hand made by Brassfield Originals. This board has rounded corners and edges and measures 15" x 9 1/2" x 1 1/8" thickness. It is constructed of oak, walnut, and cherry woods that have been selectively alternated to provide an appealing design. The wood has been treated with Kramer's Best Wood Food Oyl, a product made specifically to seal and prevent cracking and warping in all-wood products that are used in food preparation. A free 3-ounce bottle of this product has been included for many years of protecting your new cutting board.
This is a custom, solid wood cutting board hand made by Brassfield Originals. This board has square corners and beveled edges and measures 15" x 9 3/4" x 3/4" thickness. It is constructed of oak, walnut, and cherry woods that have been selectively alternated to provide an appealing design. The wood has been treated with Kramer's Best Wood Food Oyl, a product made specifically to seal and prevent cracking and warping in all-wood products that are used in food preparation. A free 3-ounce bottle of this product has been included for many years of protecting your new cutting board.
This is an antique, wooden, hand carved, wood block, single coat or hat hook. It features a flower design in the center and a cast iron hook. Part of an antique key-hole has been added to the back as a hanger. The block measures 4 7/8" long x 5 1/8" wide x 3 1/4" deep (including the metal hook).
This wooden block coat or hat hook is pre-owned. It has a primitive or folk-art style.
10 1/2" tall x 9" wide 2-piece basket shaped like a chicken. Features a bamboo tail-feather piece, wooden comb and beak and button eyes. Appears vintage but it is unmarked. Little but of dust in the cracks/crevices. Unsure how young or old this basket is. It has a folk-arty/primitive look.
Vintage hand crafted rustic footstool or small childs' seat. Has a slightly padded thick vinyl-covered top/seat. Legs and base pieces are made of wood with much of the bark left on. (Unsure what type of wood this is). The wood is nailed together. The vinyl is held in place by a row of rusty thumbtacks around the perimeter - some are missing. Dimensions: 11 1/2" x 9 1/2" x 10" tall. It is slightly wobbly. 2 of the vinyl corners are torn/have pieces missing. Pre-owned, and well-used.
$ 44.94 $ 89.95
8 3/8" long x 5 1/4" wide, hand carved antique match safe with white porcelain beads and match strike. Leaf shaped. Has two wooden 3" long urns for holding matches with a 2" long x 5/8" wide rough piece of wood in the center to be used as a strike. It has carved ridges and snowflake shapes as decorative elements. Has a small hole for hanging at the top. 'B. Seymour' stamped on the back. It is not dated but we feel that it is from the early 1900's based on other items we obtained along with the safe, at an estate sale, that were dated.
$ 29.94 $ 32.95
16" tall, vintage, pine-wood, hand crafted corner shelf. Decorative cut-outs. Pie-wedge-shaped shelves for knick-knacks. Cut-outs at the top serve as hangers. Measuring from back corner to front of shelf: 4 3/8", 5 1/4", & 6 1/2". The wood is dry and has a few speckles of light paint here and there adding to the rustic appeal. Pre-owned.
$ 29.94 $ 39.95
Vintage hand crafted wooden spice shelf. Features decoratively curved edges. Written on the front of the spice shelf in gilt and black 'Ye Olde Spice's'. The stained lightweight wood (pine, perhaps) shows wear on edges. Wall mounting hangers at the top/back. Overall dimensions: 15" wide x 8 1/8" tall x 3 1/4" deep. The spice container portion has internal measurements of 10 1/4" x 2 1/8". May have been someone's vintage, prized shop project as there is 'A+' written in red ink on the back.
We are pleased to offer this beautiful hand carved and hand painted oval wooden bowl. The bowl measures 11" x 12" x 2 1/2" tall. It has a delicately decorated rim. The interior surface has tiny etched hash-marks. The interior has also been carved then painted with oranges, leaves, and orange flower-blossoms. The exterior of the bowl has been carved with intricate marks that together form a spiral design. The age is unknown and the origin of the piece is also unknown.This bowl is pre-owned. It has a small chip on the rim that extends into a 2" slender crack towards the center of the bowl (pictured in the last 2 photos). It is unsigned by the maker.
We are pleased to offer this two-piece, hand carved wooden egg and egg cup signed 'LYON' by the artist. The wooden egg cup or stand is 2 1/4" tall x 1 5/8" diameter. The carved egg is about the size of a large or jumbo chicken egg and measures 2 1/2" tall x 1 3/4" diameter. The artist has carved a ghrist mill scene inset into a mountainside and has signed it 'LYON'.This small signed carved wooden egg and egg-cup are pre-owned. It is in excellent condition. We do not know the age or its provenance.
This listing is for a hand carved wooden wall hanging of a facial features similar to Bob Marley. We believe this is a piece of souvenir, folk art. It measures 13 1/4" x 6 1/8". It has an imbedded bent nail on the back for hanging. The back is solid (not hollowed out). Dark stain has been used for the hair and beard while a lighter color stain was used for the face/skin. This piece appears to have been carved from one piece of wood.This hand carved wooden mask wall hanging is pre-owned. We do not know its history, age, nor origin.
This listing is for a hand crafted paper mache duck figure with oval shaped hollowed out depression in the center of the back. It measures 7 1/4" tall x 5" wide x 14" long. The depression measures 5" x 3 1/2" x 1 3/4" deep. The duck is dark brown with black eyes and yellow bill.This paper mache duck figure is pre-owned and hand crafted. It is not water repellent. The purpose of the hollowed out depression in the center is not known - perhaps it is for holding a planter or other decorative item.
$ 29.94 $ 39.95
8" x 4 3/4" x 1 5/8" (external dimensions) walnut wood hand made box for keeping a special book/keepsake/jewelry. Made of walnut wood with routed edges. Lined on the bottom and inside the lid and base with green felt. No latch. Unsigned by the maker. Internal dimensions: 7" x 4 1/8" x 1/2" deep.
$ 34.94 $ 46.95
18" x 6" x 2 3/4" tall (external dimensions) wooden, hand made jewelry case. This midwestern folk art piece has a small metal latch with locking capabilities (lock not included). I believe this wood is cedar. It has been imperfectly varnished - some runs and drips present. Inside, the box floor has been neatly lined with red velvet and wooden dividers have been placed. 15 small compartments present. The largest compartment is 4 1/8" x 1 7/8" x 1 3/8" tall. Some of the dividers can be removed and others have been glued into place. Some scratches on the outside of the case are present. Previous owner has written his name in ink on one of the dividers.
We are pleased to offer this beautiful hand made, oval wooden, dough or master salad bowl. The bowl measures 12 1/4" x 1 1/4" x 3 3/8" tall. The rim is approximately 1/2" wide. It has a distinctive decorative wood grain on both the interior and the exterior. The age is unknown and the type of wood is unknown.
This bowl is pre-owned. It is unsigned by the maker. There are some small surface cracks in the interior (pictured).
We are pleased to offer this handwoven market basket with feather weave designs. The artist that hand crafted this basket is Artha Labath, a 2012 'BOMH' Best of Missouri Hands (a juried competition and exhibition) award winner for her basket weaving. This basket is double-walled and has a hickory handle. It measures 20" x 10 3/4" x 7 1/2" to the walls and 12 1/2" tall to the peak of the handle. It is marked with a wood-burnt 'LA' on the handle and in marker on the bottom '2002 Artha Labath.'This handwoven basket is pre-owned but was gently displayed and is in excellent condition.
$ 39.94 $ 59.95
Flat piece of smooth wood with wood and other material inlay/marquetry folk art. Probably a souvenir from foreign travel. Approximately 6" x 22 1/2" (width varies). Features Dancer with butterfly and small deer and foilage at the top. Some paper stickers on the back as well as wax pencil marks. Has a crude hanger on the back.
$ 49.94 $ 74.95
Up for sale is a neat lot of 2 boot jacks. These are primtiive items and were used to assist in removing a boot from your foot. One puller was originally painted green and retains some of its original old paint on the sides. It is marked "1874". Maker of this boot jack added a fantastic detail by notching the edges around the top surface, making this a great folk art piece. It measures 12 1/4" long by 4" wide. The other is unmarked. It measures 12 3/4" long by 5" wide at center.
$ 34.94 $ 49.95
Unframed student watercolor prints in two sizes. Each is a landscape.
1. 15" x 11" size. Brown and black are dominant with 3 trees on the left foreground. Signed on front 'ME Olson 65'. On the back: '#7 Sunset Friday 26, Febr. 65 MOlson Box 45 Prospect Heights, IN'
2. 15" x 11" size. Light colored beach scene. Unsigned. The scrub trees and plants in black might be done in pen/ink.
3. 22" x 14 1/2" size. Bold blue sky with barren trees and houses/barns. Signed 'MeMo 12/26/66'.4. 22" x 14 1/2" size. Fishing cove scene. The small boat in the right foreground is named 'Mary E' which might be the name of the artist. Signed 'ME Olson 11/25/65'.
We are pleased to offer this pair of heron or crane burled wood folk art carved figures. I believe the figure with the beak stretched upward is the female bird and the more flamboyant crowned figure is the male. Each is 20 1/2" tall. The body, neck, and head of each figure has been carved from a solid piece of wood, with a wood burl as the body and feathers. The legs have been inserted into the burl and into a base and are quite sturdy in their place. The feet of each are partial toothpicks. The small wooden base of each measures approximately 3 3/4" x 4 1/4 to 4 1/2".These carved folk art figures are pre-owned. They are unsigned and undated. The artist is unknown.
$ 275.00 $ 299.95
Up for sale is a primitive tack box. We do not know the age of it, but it has a nice rustic, primitive look. It shows chipped edges, missing paint, and some rust to the hardware.
The top opening door is hinged with 2 T Hinges. It has a locking hasp. The box has been painted black on the outside and most of the inside.
The box measures 19 1/8" tall, 47 1/4" wide, and 17 1/8" deep. It weighs in at 57 lbs and is very solidly built. It has been cleaned and is ready for display or use.
We will not be offering international shipping on this item.
We have for your consideration, this antique, primitive folk art pipe rack or holder with wood-burnt saying. This lightweight wooden piece measures 16" wide x 8" tall x 2" deep. It has four round openings for pipes. The amatuer pyrography features images of two men smoking cigarettes and two crossed pipes with cascading ribbon in the center. This pithy saying is also located in the center 'Better Smoke Here Than Hereafter.' The maker signed it on the back 'Ian. 17.' It might be the maker's name and age. It might also stand for 'January' and '1917'. It is unclear which is correct.
It is mean to be wall mounted but there are no hangers on the back.This primitive folk art pipe rack is pre-owned. It shows wear, scratches, nicks, and cracks and amatuer wood-working/burning skills.
$ 39.94 $ 69.95
17 3/4" long x 17 1/2" wide x 1" thick oak wood scroll saw folk art wall decor. Puzzle pieces sawn into various shapes, sanded smooth and fit together to make the image of a horse (head and neck). Pieces have been glued onto a plywood backing with dark stain. Has a sawtooth metal hanger on the back. The piece has a lovely smooth finish. Unsigned by the artist.
Up for sale is a vintage folk art box. It shows wear throughout with worn edges and the latch isn't locking in properly. Some nails are loose, but the box is still sturdy. There are some scuffs and scratches throughout the box. This box measures 5 3/8" wide by 5 3/8" deep and 5 3/8" tall.
$ 39.94 $ 64.95
Up for sale is a vintage printer's block. Features a horse with harness and the horse is wearing blinders. Block is unmarked, and is missing the wood back. It shows a bit of wear from use. Copper has a dark patina. We believe the back is made of lead due to the heavy feel of the block. Measures 7 1/8" long and 5 3/4" tall. We are not sure of the age of this item.
This block came from the estate of a lifelong educator & antique enthusiast. She taught in several states and universities throughout her long tenure. She had discriminating taste in period antiques, folk art, and Americana. This auction featured many 18th and 19th century items.
We are pleased to offer this unique, vintage, wooden, ice fishing sled. This fantastic folk art piece is great for display or use. It is hand crafted and has many special features:
The size of the sled is 17 1/4" tall x 24 3/8" x 12". It is structurally sound.This terrific hand made primitive/folk art ice fishing sled is pre-owned. It is a primitive/rustic one-of-a-kind piece.
$ 69.95We are pleased to offer this
vintage steel tractor seat stool. It was hand crafted by a non-professional using found items: steel rods and an old steel tractor seat. This piece is pre-owned and was discovered in a barn. It is rusty and primitive. The tractor seat has been welded onto three steel rods and stands 13 1/2" tall (to the tallest edge of the seat) x 17" wide. Although rusty, it is comfortable and sturdy. It would make a great milking stool, child-size outdoor seat, or plant holder. There is no advertising on the seat. The age is unknown.
Up for sale is a vintage custom made jewelry box. It is made of walnut. The box shows light wear from use with scratches and small imperfections in the clear coat throughout. The box measures 7" long and 5 1/8" deep at the base with an overall height of 5 1/4".
This box has a cool mosaic style flower made out of 10 pieces of finely carved wood. The box is very solid with no cracks, chips or breaks. Lid opens as it should and has a removable tray with a lower compartment available as well.
$ 19.94 $ 29.95
Up for sale is a vintage wooden box with an inlaid lid. Box and lid show signs of wear with scuffs throughout. Box measures 4 7/8" wide by 3 3/8" deep and 1 7/8" tall.
You are viewing what is possibly the largest handmade copper kettle you have ever seen. This is a beautiful and unique piece of craftsmanship. It is a solid copper coffee pot or kettle, standing 17" in height. The diameter of the base is 17" and the diameter of the top opening is 10" The kettle holds 9-gallons, with room to spare. The total weight (empty) is 16 pounds and 12 ounces. We were unable to lift this when it was full of water.
The kettle, spout and D-handle are all composed of solid copper. The lid handle and the wire handle are another type of cast metal. The kettle lid fits tightly.
This is in great, vintage condition overall with small signs of age or use. We have done nothing to clean the kettle besides wiping it down with a wet rag. It has a lovely, aged patina evenly covering the surface. There are some scratches, which are consistent with use. There is a small area of black on the kettle, which may be from use on a campfire. The kettle is covered with a lovely, aged patina. Please see pictures for more details, and please ask questions if you have them. What an incredible conversation piece!
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We have for your consideration, this vintage hand made turned wood walking stick or cane. It is 34 1/2" long x 3/4" diameter (at the tip). We believe it is made of walnut wood. It has a 2" diameter ball at the top. This vintage hand made walking stick or cane is pre-owned. It appears to have once had a cap on the end. The cane is both fashionable and durable for use although a cap to the tip should be added for safety.
This is a heavy, woven, coarse wool area rug. It measures 50" long (excluding fringe) x 30" wide. The fringe at the top is 2" long while the fringe at the bottom edge is 4" long. It features a large tree in the center with three sets of two blue colored birds. The standing birds have pink legs. The same image occurs on both sides of the rug.This woven wool area rug is pre-owned. It was purchased at an estate sale so the age and history of the rug is unknown. There are some small gaps on the edges of the tree trunk, as if it was woven separately and inserted into the rug.
This is a heavy, woven, coarse wool, colorful area rug. It measures 48" long (excluding fringe) x 30" wide. The fringe at the top is 2 1/2" long while the fringe at the bottom edge is 4" long. It features birds on dark blue water at the bottom, and a tree, a building and horses in the center. The top third of the rug features the red leaves on the tree along with nesting birds. The same image occurs on both sides of the rug. The images have a southwestern inspired folk art style.This woven wool area rug is pre-owned. It was purchased at an estate sale so the age and history of the rug is unknown. There are some small gaps on the edges of the tree trunk and building. They appear to have been woven separately and inserted into the rug.
This is a heavy, woven, coarse wool, colorful area rug. It measures 47" long (excluding fringe) x 23 1/2" wide. The fringe at the top is 2 1/2" long while the fringe at the bottom edge is 4" long. It features a man in a sailing boat at the bottom and a woman and large tree in the center. The top third of the rug features the tree leaves and nesting birds. The same image occurs on both sides of the rug. The images have a folk art style with the exaggerated size of the bird images.This woven wool area rug is pre-owned. It was purchased at an estate sale so the age and history of the rug is unknown. The rug does not lay perfectly flat but it might if it were properly dry-cleaned.
$ 169.95We are pleased to offer this hand made bench, stool, or ottoman. It features a woven split wood seat and hand shaved and carved maple (we think) legs and rails. Each of the horizontal rails has a carved wood pin providing added stability. The seat measures 14" x 18 1/4". The woven split wood pieces are 1 3/8" wide, but we do not know what kind of wood it is. The stool is 18 1/2" tall. One of the legs is signed with the mark used by Joe & Alice Dudenhoeffer (makers of this piece) and dated 2004. This hand crafted bench is pre-owned but is in excellent condition.
It is very sturdy.