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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Head of Christ


Sold for $150.00 on eBay.

Devil Bear




Folk art carving of a devil bear. Last half of 20th century.

Measures 9" long.

Available here.

Friday, May 27, 2011

The Rasp Asp






Late 19th or early 20th century iron woodworking tool transformed into a snake. Found in an old barn in Riccard, NY. Measures 9 1/2" tall.

Available here.

Hooked Rug with Lion



Sold at Woodbury for $3,000.00 (w/o premium).

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Strange Figural Whirlygig







A strangely abstract, yet figural whirlygig. Found in Ohio.

Measures 26"h x 22"w on custom metal stand.

Available here.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The North Carolina "Keep Out" Dresser Box







Circa 1900 folk art dresser box with the figure of a man with a long rifle and a stern message for any intruders!

Early 20th Century Folk Art Carved Lamp







Available here. Update: Sold for $960.00

Monday, May 23, 2011

AIZ










Rare 1933 Annual for Arbeiter-Illustrierte-Zeitung, the seminal anti-fascist German magazine illustrated by John Heartfield.

Sold for $565.00 on eBay.