A wonderful American folk art portrait of a Methodist minister painted by Ammi Phillips (1788–1865). The distinguished gentleman is sitting at a table, with his hand holding a pair of spectacles and resting on a Methodist hymnal. The finely rendered depiction of the large dominating figure with dark clothing emphasizes the gravitas of the sitter.
The painting is 32 5/8 inches by 27 1/4 inches sight size, and 37 7/8 inches by 32 3/4 inches framed size. The painting is in overall excellent co...
Landscape with Trees by Alfred Henry Maurer, New York School, Gouache on Paper, Circa 1915. A dynamic Modernist rendering of trees and a wall in a landscape setting in hues of green, violet, sienna and yellow. Signed in pencil in the lower left corner “A / H Maurer”. The image measures 20-3/4 inches x 17 inches. Simple wood frame and glazing measuring 21-3/4 inches x 18 inches. Condition: Slight yellowing of the paper and other minor signs of age otherwise excellent condition.
Folk Art Portrait by American Artist, attributed to Sheldon Peck (1797-1868). This Portrait was purchased at a North Carolina auction from the Larew Collection. The 19th century oil on canvas portrait of a gentleman was said to be Thomas Johnston from Concord, NC (Sept. 1850). It was marked on the original canvas (relined) bought in Davie County. It is mounted in a mahogany veneer frame with yellow pine backing. Canvas 29" 24" and the Frame is 38" x 33". The portrait was restored in 1973 by Hen...
Antique and unique Japanese Mingei Sake Bottle (Tokkuri), also usable as a flower vase. It is approx. 100 years old and made of old Shino-Ware.
You will find two amazing images on it, made with iron-oxid. Enjoy sake or beautiful flowers with this antique Mingei Folk Art item.
Mingei (民芸 lit. folk arts or arts of the people), the Japanese folk art movement, was developed in the late 1920s and 1930s in Japan. Its founding father was Yanagi Sōetsu (1889–1...
A superb oil on canvas American folk art painting depicting a man orating about temperance. He is standing beneath trees which are arching to almost form a bower over him. A courting couple is on either side of him, with a church in the background. The symbolism of the couples probably reflects the belief that marital and family relations improve in temperance households. Note also that the orator is holding a bottle in his left hand, probably just after having poured the contents on the ground...
The Framed Size: 32"L x 24"H x 2" Thick,
24 K Gold frame
Image Size: 28" L x 20" H.
Artist: Gisela Fabian (1943-2004) American, Born in Germany
Medium: Oil on Canvas
The condition of Painting,: Excellent.
Signed: Lower left center, Gisela Fabian, '87.
Title : Noah's Ark
The year of painting: 1987
This is wonderful Oil Painting by Gisela Fabian.
I have purchased this painting in 1991. I have kept last 28 years and never offered to the public unt...
A fantastic Clarissa Peters (Mrs. Mose B. Russell) mourning painting of a baby and toddler. Peters chose a simple palette of white and bluish-gray to emphasize the ethereal and ephemeral nature of the painting, reserving the use of colors to the hair, lips, and eyes of the subjects. Known for painting children, Peters' mourning paintings are scarce, and double mourning portraits are exponentially rarer yet.
Adding to the importance of this piece is the velvet lined gutta percha case, which h...
Conceived by 20th century master ceramicist Kawai Kanjiro—here an abstract depiction of flowers is used to adorn an exquisite “henko” shaped vase. The glaze used is known as “tetsu-yu” for its use of iron compounds to achieve this distinctive look. Though many pieces by Kanjiro remain today, this exact combination of style, shape, and glazing is uncommon, making this a must-have work for serious collectors.
Like so many greats throughout history, Kanjiro (1890 - 1966) was ...
This latest painting depicting a tree on the grounds of Phillips Academy in Andover Ma can be viewed at the Andover Historical Society "Places" juried art show from 09/09/17 through 12/22/97 and is signed by this self learned painter as Mimi Dee at lower left. It is housed in a hand painted frame by same.
Title: Tree - Phillips
Image: 5 X 7" - a perfect fit for that small office space!
Medium: Acrylic on artist panel
Frame: Gesso textured and painted by...
Made in USA. All metal hand hammered in the American Modernist or Arts & Crafts metal art smith tradition, this face motif free standing 116 grams copper metal sculpture can hold a vase or can be worn as a cuff bracelet. All hammered by one set of hands from beginning to end resulting in this art work by this metal art smith and signed: HANDMADE MIMI DEE.
See Image 2: Can be displayed on a table or in a shelf to hold a small bud vase or worn as a massive cuff bracelet. 116 grams.
The work of Mid-Century silversmith Ronald Hayes Pearson work is included in major collections at the Smithsonian Institute, the American Craft Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and many other noted museums. This unique necklace is the perfect example of why Pearson is so celebrated, and his rare work so sought after.
The pendant features a modernist raised design over a darkened oxidized background. The pendant is arched, making it three dimensional. The pendant measures 2.5" long an...
Extremely rare. Solid Sterling Silver Case (Not plate!). ART DECO CARTIER by Jaeger-LeCoultre MANTEL CLOCK, 8 Days, 15 Jewels, Swiss by Jaeger-LeCoultre. The clock frame and end designs are all framed in solid .935 Sterling Silver. Belgium Green Marble original base platform with a beveled edge. All Circa: 1928. The Blue, Ivory, and Black enameled design is Art Deco seen on many Art Deco buildings from this period. Superb, original condition and extremely collectible in th...
The Unframed Size: 18"W x 28 1/2" H,
Image Size: 15" W x 26 1/2" H
Artist: Jovan Obican (1918-1986)
The subject of Painting : Violinist
Medium: Acrylic painting on hard art paper.
The condition of Painting Excellent.
Signed: Lower left, Obican, with face which is his trade mark.
The dating of this painting around 1980's.
This is beautiful Original Acrylic Painting by Jovan Obican.
I have purchased this painting in 1991, 28 years ago at his family ex...
Sheet Size/Image : 24 1/2" W x 18" H, Borderless
Artist : Marcia Banks
Title: City Place
Medium: Offset Lithograph on thick art Paper.
Signed: On lower right, M. Banks on plate
Year Published : 1985's
Condition of Print: Excellent, Never been framed.
This is beautiful Offset Lithograph by Renowned Artist, Marcia Banks.
This is earlier work by Marcia Banks. We have only this print.
BIOGRAPHY of Marci Banks(1934-2017)
Marcia Banks' own u...
The size of Framed Lithograph: 32" W x 26 3/4" H x 1"
Sheet Size: 25 1/8" W x 19 1/2" High
Image Size: 22" W x 16 3/8" HIgh
Artist : Marcia Banks
Title: Oyster Bay
Medium: Offset Lithograph on thick art Paper.
Signed: On lower Right, M. Banks in pencil
Edition No.: AP (Artis Proof) in pencil on lower left.
Year Published : 1990's
Her profile Sheet attached on the back of frame.
Condition of Frame and Print: Excellent, Mint condition.
A very fine yunomi (tea cup) made by legendary potter Hamada Shoji (1894-1978), one of the pillars of the Mingei movement.
Hamada Shoji (1894-1978) is without doubt the best known Japanese potter. His influence on the world of ceramics, not only in Japan but throughout the world makes him a true icon of contemporary pottery. During his lifetime, he received many awards, the most prestigious of them being the title of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Living National Treasure) of Japa...
This banneret weather vane, found in upstate New York, is constructed of sheet and wrought iron, and has an incredible presence and visual impact. Featuring a flag with a central cut-out, scrollwork on either side of the flag, and an ornate three dimensional flower blossom at the end, it exemplifies the whimsy that one looks for in great items of folk art.
The vane has a wonderful weathered and rough brown surface, and is in overall excellent condition. It is 37 inches long, 15 inches tall ...
Antique art Deco american bronze statue of a nude male standing with one arm up with a Snake by his feet. Made by the listed American( born in Sweden) sculptor KARL F. SKOOG.
Titled "THE NEW GENERATION". This bronze statue
is solid bronze signed by the Artist and inscribed
"THE SEED OF A WOMAN SHALL CRUSH THE HEAD OF THE SERPENT".This statue by the Artist KARL F. SKOOG (1878-1934)measures:22 inches,56 centimeters- TALL, is all original and in very good condition,
no damages and no repairs....