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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1303175 (stock #BA925)
Stonegate Antiques
$1,950.00
Measuring 39.75 inches long x 17.50 inches high, this untouched, all-original, single-sided, porcelain, circa 1930-40s sign is an extraordinarily RARE piece of Black American history-- an artifact of the "Jim Crow" era when segregation of the African American race was unfortunately, most commonplace.

The origin of this sign is unknown, but given its very substantial size and weight, it likely once hung as a directional sign in a major bus or railroad station, designating the "WHITES ONLY" are...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1437176 (stock #BA953)
Stonegate Antiques
$1,275.00
Measuring 26.5" long x 13.75" wide, this fabulous, one-of-a-kind segregation sign is felt to be circa 1930s.

The sign with its flat black background, features a decorative free-hand, skill-fully executed, corner-looped edge design in old white paint advertising: SLEEPING ROOM FOR RENT.

Beneath the words 'FOR RENT', the words "WHITE ONLY" have been covered over with a layer of similar-colored background paint. Both words are still visible beneath this layer of paint with the word "WHITE" b...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #853330 (stock #B297)
A wonderful and extremely RARE, 1st Edition, hard cover book by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, copyrighted 1938 by Platt and Munk Publishers and measuring 6.50 x 8.25 inches. Platt and Munk Publishers, like McLoughlin Publishers, were widely known to employ the most talented illustrators of the time period. Platt and Munk books are highly sought after for this reason.

Fabulous colored and black and white illustrations (see photos) adorn this 26 page book! The book features the adventures of a little...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Contemporary item #1445689 (stock #G694)
This extremely colorful, lighthearted, and energetic, signed, fine quality, Limited Edition, giclee print depicts a lively outdoor dining scene full of gaiety and camaraderie.

The image, itself, measures 32" long x 24" wide, while the framed artwork in total measures 41" long x 32.5" wide. The giclee print was framed using museum-quality, acid-free double-mat board and backing materials, within a fine quality solid wood frame and topped with non-glare glass. This artwork was purchased d...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1970 item #1336037
David Anthony
$4,000.00
A wood block print based upon the watercolors produced by Salvador Dali for the critically acclaimed illustration of Dante's Divine Comedy. The monumental collaboration of painter, wood block artists, and publishers spanned a period of nearly 25 years. This particular print is from Inferno Canto 4 News of the Limbos. While prints from the Divine Comedy are readily available, this one is particularly desirable above the others. The Divine Comedy series was produced in 4 editions - 2 French, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1086626 (stock #0-ka007)
Alan Kessler Gallery
Price on Request
Probably a representation of Hahai-i Wu-uti, the "Kachina Mother", who appears as a principal actor in the "Water Serpent Ceremony", and at other dances, such as the "Niman Kachina Dance", of unusually large scale, standing on diminutive legs with arms bent and held to the front in typical dancing posture, wearing traditional black dress, woven sash with crisscrosses, and white manta draped over the right shoulder and at the front, her sculpted head with flattened facial plane, perpendicular nos...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #39016
AntiquesDC
$45.00
Vintage lithographed tin Halloween pan noisemaker, decorated in green, black, white and orange. The decorations include a witch, a ghost and a skeleton around a cauldron. The edges are decorated with jack o'lanterns, owls, bats and black cats. Marked "US Metal Toy Mfg. Co. Made In U.S.A." Very nice condition, some scratching where metal clappers hit against pan, very light rust on the unpainted clappers. Circa 1940s. 7-7/8" long.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1930 item #1445081 (stock #BA958)
Pickaninny Brand Peanut Butter was produced in the 1920's by the F.M. Hoyt Company of Amesbury, Massachusetts, who guaranteed the quality of its peanut butter and whose sales slogan was: "Packed For Those Who Appreciate Quality". The company's logo featured a very young, African-American girl in a red dress, eating peanut butter out of the tin pail while her cloth doll rested on her lap. The words: "A.C. CO OF MASS." appear in the tiniest letters below the words "Peanut Butter" on one side of th...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1431024 (stock #D-R-62)
Gallery Rex
$295.00
Dohei Fujinoki is one of the most popular artist in contemporary KARATSU pottery scene. Initially he aimed a western painter and then,when he met an old KARATSU pottery piece he had been fascinated. He has studied at Karatsu and also MIno. And while, he has studied in tea ceremony. His repertoires are goods for tea ceremony, sake cup, and tableware for Japanese cuisine. This piece is a brand new work created with chosen karatsu glaze (black&white) trditional glaze in Karatsu. It would...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1411984 (stock #D6-40)
Gallery Rex
$185.00
Dohei Fujinoki is one of the most popular artist in contemporary KARATSU pottery scene. Initially he aimed a western painter and then,when he met an old KARATSU pottery piece he had been fascinated. He has studied at Karatsu and also MIno. And while, he has studied in tea ceremony. His repertoires are goods for tea ceremony, sake cup, and tableware for Japanese cuisine. This piece is a brand new work created with chosen-karatsu glaze(black&white) as sake cup.His sake cup is very popula...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1920 item #1446580 (stock #21054658)
Private Stock
$425.00
Wonderful unsigned Moser cordial with colorfully enameled raised bird in black, blue, white and yellow. The cup is optically ribbed and also enameled with gold pond lillies and grasses. The cordial is 4 3/4 inches tall.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1910 item #1439755 (stock #BNJpupBasket)
June Hastings
$1,400.00
Adorable oil painting of four black and white puppies in a basket on the grass with one little puppy making the great escape! Dates circa 1900. Initialed by artist is lower right corner, it measures in frame 13.75" x 22". Site size 10" x 18"
Japanese limited edition sosaku hanga woodblock print known as "Zen Garden of Shisendo Temple, Kyoto” by Shiro Kasamatsu (1898-1991) dated 1960. The print is signed in black and with the red artist’s seal at the lower right corner of the image. The bottom margin holds the kanji title, date, and penciled edition number B5/100 to the left of a red "Shiro hanga" seal. Visible paper size: 15 3/8" x 10 1/4" (frame: 28" x 19 3/4"). Well framed with a pale gray fabric mat and silvered moulding....
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 2000 item #1432847
Chinese ink and color on paper painting of a Xinjiang minority girl with two camels. Dated in cycle years to 1995 and signed in black ink Dawei with one red Dawei seal of the artist. Mounted for framing with a cream-colored silk border. The painting is not framed and can be rolled for ease of shipping. Painting: 26 1/8” x 25 3/8” (including silk border: 34 1/4” x 33 1/2"). Very good overall condition. During mounting, a few barely noticeable and well executed repairs were made to small l...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1298895 (stock #1090)
An old and larger than average soft wood Dayak war shield painted with anthropomorphic figures and faces in red, black and white pigment. This item was made during either the 19th or very early 20th Century. Condition: very used; un-restored and un-repainted. There is much wear to the surface and edges and the decoration appears "faded". There is a very old replacement section of wood to the bottom left which appears to have been "cannibalised" from another old shield. Whilst most ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1236429 (stock #7022)
A rare original printing with dust cover of the art book ANGELICA KAUFFMANN, R.A. HER LIFE AND HER WORKS by Lady Victoria Manners and Dr. G.C. Williamson, published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London. This 11-1/4 x 9-1/2" book has 272 pages and it was issued in 1924 in a limited edition of only 1000 copies. It has numerous print plates in colour and black and white and it retains the original Kraft style paper outer wrap/dust jacket with a printed spine. Condition: DUST JACKET - spl...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1340008 (stock #1828)
The latest original regional marsh landscape painting by this painter. A dramatic deep red and blue marsh with a distant luminous sliver of sky in buttery yellow was painted with a very limited palette of three pigments plus white, following a more "Modernist" feel to this while the other recently painted "Marsh Moment" - # 1340185 - using the same limited palette may have more of a traditional regional appeal. Canvas laid on professional archival Amersand museum hard board panel.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1970 item #1093698 (stock #6550)
A Georg Jensen sterling silver double tulip pin and earrings set in a red Georg Jensen New York box. The brooch measures 1-3/4 x 1-3/8" and has a safety catch and it matches the 7/8" x 5/8" clip-on earrings. The red box with the white satin and black velvet interior has the stamp for the Georg Jensen shop at 667 Fifth Avenue New York, and the brooch has the Jensen mark along with STERLING DENMARK 100 C (the pattern mark) and the earrings have just the 100 after the Jensen Denmark and sterling m...