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Pottery planter
Pottery planter
Magazine rack
Painted wood magazine rack
Set of Five Whimsical Cedar Carvings
Set of 5 Whimsical Cedar Carvings
Blue standGray stand
Pair of wood stands from crate separators

Decorative industrial drill bit
Fireman quilt
Fire truck quilt with dogs, hydrants
Natural burl flowers
Flower sculpture made
from a natural burl
Tramp art wall pocket
Tramp art wall pocket
Garden gnomeGarden gnomeGarden gnome
Group of English concrete garden gnomes
Art deco stand
Art Deco Stand
Doll eyes
"Sleepy" Doll eyes and mechanism
Slow/Stop highway worker's sign
Two sided hand made construction
workers' sign, 4 1/2 feet long
Concrete bookends
Concrete cross bookends
twig basket
Twig basket
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Doll eyesHere is a pair of "sleepy" doll eyes with the weighted mechanism to make them open and close. The blue eyes have been mounted on a black wooden base so that they are free to rotate. The mechanism gives a weird "face" to the eyes. The eyes appear to be plastic, with synthetic lashes. The mechanism is steel, with heavy copper wire and a lead weight. The eyes are 1 1/2" wide by 1 7/8" high by 1 1/4" deep. As mounted, they stand 4 1/2" high by 2 1/2" by 2 1/2". They are in excellent condition, with light oxidation on the metal parts, and date from the mid 20th century. The price is $110.00. Inventory Code: TWST.   Doll eyes ... Several more views ... From above ... With a soda can for scale.

Garden gnomeHere are three folky concrete garden gnomes. They are weathered from outdoor use. Each has its own personality. These are from England, priced individually, with a discount for the group. This first gnome was originally holding a wood fishing pole (which could be replaced with a thin stick). He is from the first half of the 20th c., covered in many different colored layers of weathered paint, including lots of metallic gold. He is 13 1/4" tall by 7 1/4" wide by 7" deep. His head is cracked, but still solid and sturdy. The price is $75.00. Inventory Code: CPKO.   Garden gnome, with a soda can for scale ... Two more views ... Side and back views ... From above.

Garden gnomeThis is a smaller English gnome with a blue hat and a base made from a can. It is 6" tall by 3 1/4" in diameter. It is from the mid-20th c. The condition is very good, with a few small paint chips. The price is $75.00. Inventory Code: CPKA.   Garden gnome, with a soda can for scale ... Another view ... Side and back views ... From above and below.

Garden gnomeThis is the shortest English garden gnome at 5 3/4" high by 3 1/4" in diameter. The base is a metal can. It is from the mid-20th c. The condition is very good with minor paint loss, mainly on the cap. The price is $75.00. Inventory Code: CPKT.   Garden gnome, with a soda can for scale ... Another view ... Side and back views ... From above and below.

Art deco standThis is an attractive Art Deco stand. It is decorated with grain painting, and incised lines with several shades of lacquer or varnish to simulate inlay. The finish has slight crazing. There is a small match holder at the top, above a shelf that is 7 1/2" wide by 4 1/4" deep. The overall height is 27 1/4", by 8 1/2" wide by 7 1/4" deep. It was built from pine, in the early 1900's. It is in very good condition, with minor wear from use. The price is $250.00. Inventory Code: THKK.   Art deco stand ... Closeup of top ... Back and side views ... Closeup of the top, from side ... Closeup from above ... Another closeup from above ... Closeup of the base ... Base, from above ... Base, one side ... Base, other side ... Another closeup of the base ... Closeups of the shaft ... The top, from below ... Another view of the top from below ... Overall, from below ... Closeup of the bottom ... From above.

Pottery planterThis tourist ware pottery planter is 4 3/4" high by 6 1/4" in diameter, with a drainage hole in the bottom. The crazed glaze is in rich blue, maroon, green, and cream, with tiny firing bubbles. It has good age, and the condition is excellent. We have several other pieces available. The price is $85.00. Inventory Code: AHWW.   Tourist ware pottery planter ... From above ... From below.

Magazine rackA wonderful cream colored, painted, hanging magazine rack. The form is absolutely super. It is from the early 1900's, with nice crazed paint. In excellent condition, it is 12" wide, 24" high, and 7" deep. The construction is well done both from the standpoint of workmanship and artistry. The price is $275.00. Inventory Code: PKAH.   Magazine rack ... Another angle ... Closeup ... Another closeup ... Side view ... The other side ... Back.

Blue standWood standThese are two crate separators which make super little tables or stands. One is unpainted and weathered an old natural grayish brown, while the other is painted a wonderful old blue. There is a mark on one as being made by a box company in Paris, Texas. Each one is in very good, used condition. They are old and are about 18" high, with the top being 11 1/2" by 12 1/2". There is a little flex in them, but they are sturdy and do not fold up. The price is $225.00 for the pair. Inventory Code: AWRS.   Blue stand ... One side ... Another side ... Gray stand ... One side ... Another side ... From above.

Tramp art wall pocketThis is a tramp art wall pocket in very nice black and gold paint. It is built up in two to five layers, and embellished with scalloped edges and a variety of chip carving techniques. Each chip, and all of the edges are carefully highlighted with gold, which stands out against the black background. It is built from crate wood, and measures 11 1/4" high by 7 3/4" wide by 4" deep. The condition is very good, with a couple of very small scuffs on the front and on one side. Age is likely to be from the 1920's to the 40's. The price is $225.00. Inventory Code: CSSW.   See a slideshow of several views [326k] ... Tramp art wall pocket ... Side views ... From below ... From above ... Back view ... With a soda can for scale.
Some much larger photos:   Tramp art wall pocket ... Side views.

twig basketThis is a very well-made twig basket. It has a diamond shape, crossed corners, and a bent twig handle. It is finished in a very dark varnish and is in excellent, sturdy condition with some minor scuffing. It was probably made around the 1940's. The dimensions are 16 1/2" high by 19" by 13". The price is $145.00. Inventory Code: AHOA.   Twig basket ... Side view ... Another angle.

Concrete bookendsThis pair of concrete bookends is painted black with raised crosses in gold. Each one is 7" H by 3 1/4" by 3 1/4". Probably 1920's/30's, they are in good condition, with a few nicks around the edges. The price is $85.00. Inventory Code: PRCS.   Concrete bookends.

Industrial drill bitThis is an old decorative drill bit with 3 heads. It is about 4" in diameter by 6" high and has a threaded base which serves as a stand. THe bit is rusty. Two of the three heads turn slightly, but they all could probably be loosened to turn with a little penetrating oil. It was found in Iowa. The age is unknown. The price is $250.00. Inventory Code: CCPC.   See a slideshow of several views [569k] ... Industrial drill bit ... Another angle ... Third view ... Fourth view ... Fifth view ... From above ... Another view from above ... From below ... With a soda can for scale.
Some much larger photos:   Industrial drill bit ... Another angle ... Third view ... Fourth view ... Fifth view ... From above ... Another view from above ... From below ... With a soda can for scale.

Fireman quiltThis is a folky fire truck quilt. It has machine appliqued fire trucks and Dalmatian dogs in fire hats. In each corner is a fire hydrant spraying water. The borders are pieced, and the quilt is hand quilted in a cross-hatch pattern. The back is the same light blue fabric as the background of the front. It is 83" long by 67" wide, from the second half of the 20th century. The condition is good, somewhat soft from washing, with light surface soiling and slight wear along the top edge. There are four small, faint spots, the largest about 1/2" long. The price is $595.00. Inventory Code: CTRK.   See a slideshow of several views [1 Mb] ... Fireman quilt ... Closeup, upper left fire truck ... Second fire truck ... One dog ... Third fire truck ... Fourth truck ... Second dog ... Fifth truck ... Lower right truck ... One corner, with fire hydrant ... Second corner ... Third corner ... Fourth corner, with spots ... Closeup of wear on edge ... Back view ... Closeup of back ... Second closeup back ... Third closeup back ... Fourth closeup back.
Some much larger photos:   Fireman quilt ... Closeup, upper left fire truck ... Second fire truck ... One dog ... Third fire truck ... Fourth truck ... Second dog ... Fifth truck ... Lower right truck ... One corner, with fire hydrant ... Second corner ... Third corner ... Fourth corner, with spots ... Closeup of wear on edge ... Back view ... Closeup of back ... Second closeup back ... Third closeup back ... Fourth closeup back.

Burl flowersHere is an old sculpture of "flowers" is made from a single natural burl shape. It has wonderful form and detail, and has been mounted on a wooden base that may have been a box lid. The piece is finished with a light clear varnish. It is from western NC, and measures 12" high by approximately 7" wide and 5" deep. The base is about 6" by 7". This sculpture is in excellent condition, from around the 1930's or 40's. The price is $275.00. Inventory Code: TKOT.   Burl flowers ... Another view ... Two more angles ... Closeup of one flower ... Closeups of top ... Side views ... Back view ... Closeup from behind ... From above ... Another view from above ... Top view ... From below ... With a soda can for scale ... 360º Video [6.2 Mb].

Set of Five Whimsical Cedar CarvingsHere is a set of five whimsical cedar carvings. These include two candlestick holders, one an elegant turned piece in the shape of a hurricane lamp, the other shaped like a tall vase with two handles. The other three are non-functional decorative pieces: an elongated egg on a pedestal, an interesting geometric form with four feet, and a very smooth, round ball. All have beautiful color and grain patterns. They are finished in varnish - ranging from a glossy surface on the ball to matte on the egg. The egg and the vase both had some splits (and branch holes in the egg) that were filled with wood filler before being varnished. The largest piece, the "hurricane lamp", is 13 1/2" tall by 5 3/4" in diameter. The ball is about 3 3/4" in diameter. They are in excellent condition, with an old, tight crack on the four-footed piece. Age is unknown, but they are probably mid-20th century. The price for the group is $250.00. Inventory Code: TKAH.   See a slideshow of several views [655k] ... Whimsical cedar carvings ... From above ... Another view from above ... Closer view of three pieces ... Side view ... The other side ... Closeup of the other two pieces ... Another angle ... All, from below ... With a soda can for scale.
Some much larger photos:   Whimsical cedar carvings ... From above ... Closer view of three pieces ... Side view ... The other side ... Closeup of the other two pieces ... Another angle.

Slow/Stop highway worker's signThis is an old slow/stop sign of the type used by signal persons on roads. It has a wood handle, metal sign, and cloth flag; and was probably made about the 1940's or a bit earlier. The entire piece is 55" long. The metal sign is 14" by 8" and reads "Slow" on one side and "Stop" on the other. Both it and the end of the handle are painted orange, with the words on the metal in white. The red cotton flag is about 12" by 13", and is somewhat tattered through use. The handle was cut into an octagon along its length. The overall condition is good with normal wear, scratches, and scrapes from years of use. The price is $350.00. Inventory Code: CAPO.   See a slideshow of several views [372 k] ... Slow/Stop highway worker's sign ... The other side, with a yardstick for scale ... Closeup ... Closeup, other side ... Side view ... From below ... From above ... Side view, closeup ... The other side.
Some much larger photos:   Slow/Stop highway worker's sign ... The other side, with a yardstick for scale ... Closeup ... Closeup, other side ... Side view ... From below ... From above ... Side view, closeup ... The other side.

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