Folk Art

Pair of early wooden stair fragments with wonderful folk art qualities, original green paint, very sculptural carving including hearts, 18th Century, Pennsylvania origin.

Early hatchel (or hetchel) with fabulous ironwork decoration. Made from Southern yellow pine, and shaped in the form of an owl, this hatchel was used to clean flax or hemp.

Fractur, (taufschein), birth and baptism certificate, recording the baptism of Joseph Landig in Dauphin County, PA on October 12, 1842.

Needlework sampler, displaying the family record for the family of Noah Darby, (born 1798), and Eva Brook, (born 1800).

Pair of naïve portraits of a man and a woman in a green dress, unframed, oil on canvas.

Early grater with a heart pattern, tin and wood. The tin grater is attached to a chestnut board with a handle to facilitate easy use. An interesting piece of folk art. 19th century.

An exceptional folk art whirligig, depicting a soldier in a military uniform.

A folk art butter print with a carved heart surrounded by leaves.

Painted iron lawn sprinkler in the shape of a frog, 4.5" tall. The frog is painted green, with untouched patina. Circa 1920.

Item No. 150297

Price: $375.

Native American carved treenware spoon, probably Iroquois,15" long.

A folk art tin strainer in the shape of a heart.

Primitive folk art horse pull toy.

Exceptional large boot trade sign, painted on both sides with the name “A.F. Twitchell” in gold lettering and gold striping on a black background.

Naive watercolor portrait of a woman in a fancy dress, unsigned, 19th century, New England or New York State origin.

Child’s sled with iron swan finials.

Theorem on velvet depicting a woman mourner, along with grazing sheep and a church building in the background. This theorem has a wonderful folk art quality, with good color and in a nice frame.

Beautiful running horse weathervane, copper with a zinc head. The weathervane is all original, boasting excellent untouched patina with traces of gilt, attributed to Fiske, NYC, circa 1870.

Rare folk art optometrist trade sign in the shape of eyeglasses.

Folk art painted Noah’s Ark, with 58 wooden animals plus Noah and his wife.


Toy "Hill Climber" locomotive and tender, metal and wood.