Folk Art

An important part of America's artistic heritage is the art produced by artisans outside of the formal art world. The best of their work displays both outstanding artistry and a wonderful freedom of style that fits easily into any home and collection.

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Marvelous patriotic felt pennant with silk flag, "USA World War Service", c. 1920s. Very long (64") and extremely graphic. Part of a large collection of patriotic pennants--contact us for further information on others available. SOLD (FA TDF/7) Inquire/Order Painted wood and metal model of a Fred Harvey Company Harveycar, c. 1920s. The Harveycar brought tourists to the Pueblos and other attractions in the Southwest, and were instrumental in the Harvey Company's efforts to popularize the American West. Comes with an advertising image of the time showing a Harveycar in use. 7 7/8" long. $250 (FA 3123) Inquire/Order Centennial parade sash, c. 1876. Made from three colors of velvet, with silver braid edging, a silk ribbon rosette and stars made from metallic sequins. Excellent condition. 40" long. SOLD (FA 3171) Inquire/Order

Our stuffed penguin brothers, made circa 1930s. Heavy painted canvas with wooden feet and button eyes--just wonderful pieces of folk art. Originally found in Colorado. This is the larger one--he is 19" tall. $895 (FA 3178) Inquire/Order And here is the smaller of the penguin brothers. Both penguins are absolutely wonderful in person, far better than they photograph. 12 1/2" high. $695 (FA 3179) Inquire/Order Charming carved wooden figure of a Navajo woman, c. 1940s. Originally from the Gallup Indian Trading Co., according to the label on the base. 7 3/4" high. $295 (FA 3184) Inquire/Order

Very nice carved and painted bas-relief folk art panel depicting a horse, c. 1880-1900. Made from a piece of hand-planed wood. Found in New England. 10 1/4" x 10". SOLD (FA 3161) Inquire/Order Polychrome sheet metal weathervane in the form of a peacock, c. 1930s. The tail feathers are done separately and riveted on individually, which is an unusual touch. Collected in New York State. 32" wide. SOLD (FA 3183) Inquire/Order An absolutely wonderful carved and painted wooden folk art creche, c. 1940-50s. Made in Illinois, and recently found in the Midwest. Just a wonderful piece, complete with Star of Bethlehem and, for some reason, a skunk on the roof. Electrified with two small lights (wiring has been redone for safety reasons). 23 1/2" x 14". To read more about it, please visit the TMT blog at the link on the NEW TO SITE page. $1900 (FA 3181) Inquire/Order

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