Folk Art

19th Century Chalkware Parrots

These two parrots, - figures frequently featured in Pennsylvania Frakturs, are each perched on balls on a stand. Original green, yellow, red and sienna brown paint. Both are hollow cast and in very good condition with minor paint wear as expected from mid-19th century age and usage. 8 3/4 “ tall.

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Paint Decorated Razor Box

Rare gentleman's razor box carved from block of pine wood.  No nails, very fine condition.  Slider top circa 1850. 8" long, 2 1/4" tall, 2 3/8" wide.  


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Fliegerbauer Song Bird Carving


Signed John Fliegerbauer (1909-1992, Altoona, PA) sprightly Red Eye carving.  The red-eyed vireo is a small, warbler-like American songbird.   5 1/2" long.  Perfect condition.

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Chalkware Cat

Pennsylvania painted, rare, circa 1825 chalk ware cat. Exceptional presence, having multiple colors and fancy decoration. Original paint, no repairs. In mint condition. Size: 6 3/4″ tall.

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Signed Ellinger Strawberry Basket Theorem

David Y. Ellinger [American/Pennsylvania, 1913-2003] watercolor on velvet theorem depicts a basket filled with bright red strawberries. Signed on the front. The portrait of a basket of strawberries is an unusual theme for Ellinger, whose work most often features birds and floral motifs. 10 ¾ W X 10 ½H


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