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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

1930's Folk Art Chair Sculpture


Makes me dizzy just looking at it....and I love looking at it!

Available at Dolce.

Early Primitive Tin Wind-Up of a Black Man



Not sure if this is home made or manufactured? It has hand painting and the construction is pretty primitive.

Friday, September 25, 2009

19th Century Painted Lobster Claw



Found in the attic of an old house in Scio, New York.

The Nutty Initial Stickers of Norman Saunders





Original artwork for Norman Saunder's Nutty Initial stickers. Available at the Lewis Wayne Gallery.

And more info. on Norman Saunders can be found here.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

My Biennial #7



Pavel Tchelitchew
Inachevé
1957
Oil on canvas
45 x 57 1/2"


Untitled
Charcoal on paper

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Circa 1930 Architectural Model of a Detroit House




An exact replica made around 1930 of a traditional Detroit home. Lap wood siding, swing out glass and wood windows, wood shingled roof, extended porch with simulated brick columns carved out of wood with rails and sides and turned wood columns. 27" H x 24" W x 46" D. This was a model for the first house in the first subdivision on 8 Mile Rd. in Detroit.

Available in the upcoming auction at Midwest Auction Galleries.

Update: Sold for $1100.00 (w/o premium)

19th Century Tintype with a Woman Holding a Black Caricature Mask



Wow.

Available here.

Thursday, September 17, 2009