Carved Pipe, Folk Art, Carved Diamonds, Stars, Crescent Moons
Native American Wearing Ornamented Head Dress
Odd Fellows Symbolism, Long Stem, Horn Mouthpiece
Dimensions: 30.5" L.
Cat Silhouettes, Pair, Folk Art, Original Paint, Glass Eyes
Circa 1900 to 1930
Wonderful make-you-smile objects in great surface; each with glass eyes (red, blue and green) perhaps back-lit. They are great installed on the floor simply leaning against the wall.
Dimensions; 64.5 by 40.5".
Iron Urn, Stone Vegetables
Three dimensional still life with assembled collection of stone vegetables arranged in a blue cast iron urn.
The collection consists of 43 stone vegetables all of which are hard to find many of these are rare.
Examples: eggplant, garlic, artichoke, mushrooms, carrots. The vegetables vary in size up to 6-inches long.
Dimensions of urn: height 10-inches with a 12-inch diameter.
Milliner's Carved Model of Man's Head, Wig Stand
A wonderful stylized carving used as hat/wig stand in old natural color.
(Dimensions: 15" high.)
Folk Carving, Jigger Toy, Black Male Dancer on Box, Original Surface
Late 19th Century
This sensitively carved articulated dapper gentleman wearing top hat is dressed in coat with long-tails; depressing lever causes the figure stimulates dancing action. Imperfections to hat otherwise excellent condition. (H: 20.25")
Folk Art Carved Pipe
Carved of hardwood, looks to be walnut; dog perched on stem clasping the bowl featuring human face; good dry patina and fine condition. (L: 4.25")
Art Bronze, Signed Marion, Austrian
Copyright / Thenn / Vienna, stamped
As depicted, nice color and patina; fine.
Carved Elk Head
American...great color and patina
A magnificent beast...perfect for lodge or large room.
Fine original condition. (Antlers are actually real.) - SOLD
Dimensions without antlers: 49-inches high, 34-inches wide, 32-inches deep.
Dimensions with antlers (approximate): 73-inches high, 46-inches wide, 48-inches deep.
451-3 - SOLD
George Washington Carving
Anonymous - SOLD
As depicted, small carving depicting Washington in civilian clothing, with fire gilt steel sword and holding rolled paper in hand with arm extended. This carving with terrific surface having rich patina, appears to be worked in maple.
Height: 5 5/8-inches.
274-79 - SOLD
Carved Cake-Cookie Board
Featuring Mounted Hussar
Curly Maple, anonymous
Cake board featuring a bolding carved figure of a mounted Prussian hussar, his saddle blanket displays the crown-over-W cipher used by both Kaiser Wilhelm I (1861-1888) and Kaiser Wilhelm II (1888-1918). Excellent condition. (21.25-inches x 14-inches.)
Carved "in the round" and remaining in fine old surface with good patina.
Carved Black Walnut
Circa 1870 to 1900 - SOLD
346-10 - SOLD
Carved and Painted
As depicted, strong traces of original paint, terrific surface quality; losses to cap. Signed "BONES", "AUG. 19, 1934-DEC. 25, 1935" on underside of foot.
(Height: 5.5-inches; width: 3.5-inches; depth: 2.25-inches.)
Bas Relief Carving Of A Gentleman
Anonymous artist and subject
Late 18th to early 19th century - SOLD
Profile portrait of balding man wearing long hair and having a prominent nose; carved in marble and bearing some resemblance to the Ben Franklin profile portrait that appeared on fifty-cent coins. (Measures 8-inches square by 3-inches deep.) Piece is installed in custom display mount.
931-17 - SOLD
Carved And Painted
As depicted, the figure wearing a long dress and tightly knotted hairdo was carved "in-the-round" and retains original paint; standing on analogous plinth.
Terrific facial detail; black paint on base has been cleaned with all else fine and original. (Height: 19.5 inches.)
Wood, paint and traces of gilt
Late 18th Century
Nicely carved 14-inch wooden figure of a cherub in flowing gown, traces of old paint, missing one hand, broken foot and one broken finger. An old finish nail on the reverse of the figure serves as a hanging device.
Carving of Older Man With Young Girl
Fine carving of an older man standing with a young girl with his hand upon her shoulder, looking outward. May be allegorical or historical figures. Dark stain. Measures 11-inches by 5-inches.
MAN IN A BARREL
Probably Niagara Falls, New York
Circa 1900 - SOLD
This figure represents one of the earliest of the rival daredevils who attempted going over Niagara Falls during the first decades of the twentieth century. White pine, carved and painted, iron bands, original painted decoration. The barrel stamped: "P,.P. + H. Palmer" (Height: 12.5-inches.)
Howard and Catherine Feldman collection; David A. Schorsch, 1995: Tony and Sally Grassi Collection.
Susan Klein and Cynthia V.A. Schaffner, "Living with antiques: A folk art collection in Pennsylvania," The Magazine Antiques, September, 1984, page 569, figure 4.
SHF-345 - SOLD