Folk Art

12 items

American Primitive Striped Tabby Cat ...

An American primitive striped tabby cat portrait on board.  The work is painted in oil and seated...

An American primitive striped tabby cat portrait on board.  The work is painted in oil and seated striped tabby cat outside on the grass with blue sky and clouds in the background.  It dates c. 1920 and is in very good condition. Dimensions:  Frame Height: 24", Width: 18",  Image Height: 22", Width: 16"

$1,200.00

American Primitive Orange Tabby Cat P...

An American primitive orange tabby cat portrait on board. The work is painted in oil and depicts ...

An American primitive orange tabby cat portrait on board. The work is painted in oil and depicts a seated cat with vibrant green eyes which peer out.  It is posed on a dark red blanket.  It dates c. 1920 and is in very good condition. Frame: Height:  22", Width: 18",  Image size: Height: 20", Width: 16"

$1,500.00

19th C. Miniature Folk Art Portrait o...

A very fine and rare early 19th century American miniature portrait of a child in a white dress h...

A very fine and rare early 19th century American miniature portrait of a child in a white dress holding a kitte.  The child is posed against a light sky blue background and is wearing what looks to be a white Christening dress.  In her right hand is a small kitten being held by the scruff of his neck.  Condition is very good and it is not signed.  It is a watercolor and dates c. 1829.   Dimensions:  Height: 2 3/4", Width: 2 1/4",  Frame height: 5 1/4", Width: 4 1/4"

$2,200.00

American Primitive Portrait of Young ...

A fine American portrait of a young girl seated on an American classical sofa.  There is a velvet...

A fine American portrait of a young girl seated on an American classical sofa.  There is a velvet drape in the background and she wears a blue dress and holds a hat in her right hand with a blue ribbon and flowers in her left.  It was painted around 1840.  The sitter has a very pleasing and captivating expression.  It is unsigned.  Condition is very good with a later lined backing. Dimensions:  Height: 36", Width: 29", Frame:  Height: 41", Width: 33 1/4", Depth: 1 3/4"

$8,500.00

Robert Street 1831 Portrait Of Young ...

A fine American portrait of a child, a young boy painted by Robert Street, signed and dated 1831 ...

A fine American portrait of a child, a young boy painted by Robert Street, signed and dated 1831 in the lower left corner.  The image of the child is wonderfully rendered with the boy seated and posed within a landscape at sunset.  He holds a book and is wearing a brownish red jumpsuit with a ruffled collar.  The right side of the canvas is beautifully painted with rolling fields of trees and a fence in the distance.  Condition is very good and it appears to be in it's original gilt frame.  I...

$9,500.00

Vintage Primitive Hound Dog Portrait

A fine and expressive portrait of a standing hound dog.  The dog is painted against a dark backdr...

A fine and expressive portrait of a standing hound dog.  The dog is painted against a dark backdrop with a very attentive expression. It has a primitive quality and is a bold image.  It is in a painted wooden frame.  Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Image Height: 21", Width: 29", Frame Height: 23", Width: 31"

$1,500.00

"Fame" Angel Weathervane by Mark A. ...

This weathervane was carved by thenoted folk artist - woodcarver from Saisconset, MA.  The origin...

This weathervane was carved by thenoted folk artist - woodcarver from Saisconset, MA.  The original copper weathervane "Fame" is based on the copper weathervane which is part of the collection of the Museum of American Folk Art.  The original dates from 1880 - 1890.  This work is made of carved and applied wood which is painted to resemble weathered copper.  It was created in 2004.  The weathervane depicts the Greek Goddess and allegorical figure of "Fame".  She is an ambivolent figure who's ...

$35,000.00

Carved Wooden Folk Art Lion, Possibl...

This is a fine carved naieve sculpture depicting a recumbant lion.  The lion is robustly carved w...

This is a fine carved naieve sculpture depicting a recumbant lion.  The lion is robustly carved with an expressive face and styalized mane.  The lion appears to retain its original painted surface and is in undisturbed condition.  The wood appears to be poplar or another soft wood.  Condition is original without any losses or damange. Dimensions;  Height: 6 1/2", Length: 11", Depth: 2 3/4"

$2,200.00

Antique Continental Redware Pottery Lion

A late 19th / early 20th Century redware pottery lion. A wonderfully animated folk example. Condi...

A late 19th / early 20th Century redware pottery lion. A wonderfully animated folk example. Condition is excellent.

$850.00