Superb early American burl bowl circa 1800. It measures 15.5 inches across and 6 inches high. There is an old age crack with an early wire brace repair, typical of burl bowls this size and age. Burl bowls as large as this are very rare.This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Early shoes and boots trade sign circa 1820. Carved wood. Original painted and gilded surface in excellent condition. Measures 13.5 inches high by 10 inches wide heel to toe and 4.5 inches wide at the top.
Antique folk art wooden boot trade sign pilgrim style c1800 with original painted surface. Measures 29 inches high, 18 inches deep at base with a 11 x 10 inch top. Wonderful trued to real life carving detail.
Vintage outsider folk art wood sculpture of a man with elegantly plaited hair and beard and a pipe in his mouth. It measure 15 inches high x 11 inches long x 5 inches wide. Original finish, very skillfully carved from a single block of wood. Unsigned. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com
20thc outsider folk art chair hand carved from a single wood block. The imaginative artisan incorporated a man and a woman, a dog, a ram, a squirrel, birds, a snake into the chair's design. At the base is a depiction of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden with God soaring above. The chair measures 37 inches high to the back, 17.5 inches high to the seat, and 31 inches deep. Exceptional craftsmanship and paint detail. Excellent condition with some minor age cracking here and there.