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Antique Americana for Sale

When we consider americana, we think of objects that relate to America's history and culture in all its rich and varied forms.
American folk art carving adam and eve silvio zoratti Mid Century outsider art

Silvio Zoratti Wooden Carving of a Adam and Eve »

Circa 1963: Stamped on front "Adam and Eve About to Fall" and showing remnants of bright red and green paint, from Ohio carver Silvio Zoratti's backyard garden of eden.

For Sale: $1,250

Sewer tile ohio antique pottery football edward ellwood for sale

Rare Ohio Sewer Tile Football »

Circa 1925-1950: Measuring 10"L x 6"H, this rare salt glazed sewer tile football is signed EJE and is the work of legendary Tuscarawas County, Ohio, potter Edward J. Ellwood.

For Sale: $1,150

Original Museum Quality Sage Green Paint Decorated Antique Hand Carved Folk Art New England Soldier Whirligig For Sale

Antique Sage Green Painted Folk Art Whirligig of Carved Wooden Soldier »

Circa 1880-1910: The incredible detail on this petite New England folk art soldier whirligig points to the masterful skill level of its carver.

For Sale: $1,950

Antique American Hand Carved Folk Art New England Soldier Whirligig in Original Paint Decoration For Sale

Painted Wooden Hand Carved Folk Art New England Soldier Whirligig »

Circa 1890-1910: This blue-eyed soldier whirligig stands 19" end to end and comes to you in its striking original four color paint decoration.

For Sale: $2,450

Rare Blue Painted Wooden Pantry Box Black Stenciled Letters Gingerbread

Gingerbread Hand Painted Labeled Pantry Box in Original Blue Paint »

Circa 19th Century: Labeled painted antique wooden pantry boxes are already very hard to find, but add blue paint and gingerbread to the mix and the combination is stunning.

For Sale: $1,350

Lehmann Antique German Tin Wind Up Toy Am Pol for Sale

Lehmann Am Pol Tin Windup »

Circa 1910-1935: This tin litho windup celebrates Roald Amundsen, who, from 1903 to 1906, was the first explorer to cross the treacherous Northwest Passage by sea.

For Sale: $2,500

Antique american folk art wooden carved painted whirligig 19th century

Antique Wooden Painted Folk Art Whiligig Lumberjack »

Circa 1900: This charming mustached lumberjack sports vibrant yellow paddles, blue pants with red side pinstripes, a protective red coat, blue hat and folky tiny black boots.

For Sale: $2,350

Folk Art Antique American Hooked Rug of Dogs Named Bob and Rose

Folk Art Hooked Rug "Bob & Rose" with Stars & Hearts »

Circa Early 20th Century: This charming and colorful folk art hooked rug depicts a love story between two fine dogs, Bob and Rose.

For Sale: $3,750

Antique Civil War GAR Canteen with Patriotic Flags and Original Paint Decoration

Civil War Canteen w/ Patriotic Flags and Folk Art Paint Decoration »

Circa 1876: This Civil War canteen belonged to Charles H. Davis, who served in Company G. of the 12th Massachusetts Volunteers.

For Sale: $7,250

1920s Pressed Steel Vehicle American National Giant US Army Truck for Sale

Pressed Steel American National Giant U.S. Army Truck »

Circa Late 1920s: The era of large pressed steel vehicles are highlighted by rare examples like this 27.5" long American National Giant series U.S. Army truck.

For Sale: $3,500

Humpty Dumpty Antique 19th Century Original Cast Iron Painted Mechanical Bank For Sale

Humpty Dumpty Cast Iron Mechanical Bank »

Circa 1882: This example retains 85% of its original paint, has never been touched up, and has no chips, cracks, or repairs.

For Sale: $1,950

Dark Town Battery Mechanical Bank For Sale

Rare Cast Iron Kenton Sight-Seeing Auto »

Circa 1905: What a pleasure it is to offer this extremely scarce Kenton Sight-Seeing Auto to the antique toy collecting community!

For Sale: $5,500

1950s Folk Art Carnival Shooting Gallery Sign For Sale From Z and K Antiques

Paint Decorated Traveling Carnival Shooting Gallery Countertop Sign »

Circa Mid 20th Century: This shooting gallery sign is a real eye catcher that takes one back to childhood summer evenings at the local fair.

For Sale: $950

1920s Antique Wooden Gameboard Checkers Black Yellow Border Octagonal Cutout For Sale

7 Color Wahoo Gameboard »

Circa 1930s-1940s: Measuring 16" square, this homemade Wahoo board has an eye catching white ground that accentuates the other bright colors.

For Sale: $895

Fok Art Schoolgirl Drawing Pen and Ink 1911

"Going to School" Pen and Ink Drawing »

Circa 1911: A charming red cloaked girl ties her boots and says, "Wait for me."

For Sale: $295

Folk Art George Washington Patriotic Americana Drawing mid 19th century. Pen and Ink Drawing Antique

Antique American Patriotic Folk Art Pen and Ink Drawing of George Washington on Horseback »

Circa 1850s: This pen and ink drawing of General George Washington on horseback is surely modeled after the 1850 Currier and Ives print.

For Sale: $650

Stump Speaker Antique 19th Century Original Cast Iron Painted Mechanical Bank For Sale Black Americana

High Grade Stump Speaker Mechanical Bank »

Circa 1886: The Stump Speaker, adorned with his tiny and comical tophat and bright green suit, stands on a 4" x 5" gray base.

For Sale: $4500

Antique Mechanical Cast Iron Bank I Always Did Spise a Mule

Little Joe Mechanical Bank »

Circa 1915: The Little Joe mechanical bank is the slightly smaller English cousin of the famous Jolly Bank.

For Sale: $450

Antique Mechanical Cast Iron Bank I Always Did Spise a Mule

I Always Did 'Spise a Mule Mechanical Bank »

Circa 1897: The boy on bench variation of the I Always Did 'Spise a Mule mechanical bank is a prime example of early Black Americana.

For Sale: $2,850

Antique Cast Iron Mechanical Bank Rare Yellow Base Variation Spise a Mule 19th Century Stevens Company for Sale

Yellow Base Variation of I Always Did 'Spise a Mule Mechanical Bank »

Circa 1897:This bank retains a high percentage of its original paint and has the scarce yellow base.

For Sale: $2,950

Early 19th Century Watercolor Portrait Woman in Blue Dress Man with Top Hat and Watch Fob

Early 19th Century Full length Double Watercolor Portrait »

Circa 1830: The petite lady in blue and the portly gentleman in black make a striking couple.

For Sale: $2350

Patriotoic Americana Watercolor Folk Art Painting Racing Schooner Joseph Pulitizer New York 1896 American Flag Race Boat

Patriotic Painting of Racing Schooner Ship Joseph Pulitzer »

Circa 1896: This superbly rendered folk art guache or heavy watercolor painting of the racing schooner Joseph Pulitzer retains its vibrant colors.

For Sale: $1,850

19th Century Antique Oil Painting on Canvas Portraits Americana

Boy with Hoop Toy Early American Folk Art Oil on Canvas Portrait »

Circa 1840s: This moving portrait of a young man with hoop toy was found in Androscoggin County, Maine.

For Sale: $5,500

Odd Fellows Twelve Piece Folk Art Collection of Fraternal Symbols

Twelve Piece Folk Art Set of Odd Fellows Fraternal Symbols »

Circa 1930-1950: This set of twelve Odd Fellows fraternal symbols recently came out of the lodge in Kewanee Illinois.

For Sale: $2,400

Felix the Cat Antique German Tin Wind Up Toy Comic Character for Sale

Early Felix the Cat German Tin Windup Toy »

Circa 1924: Charming Felix the cat comic character tin windup toy, made in Germany, with original label. Working condition.

For Sale: $950

Antique Uncle Sam Patriotic Nodder Large German Americana Toy

Antique Uncle Sam Patriotic Americana Nodder»

Late Nineteenth Century: This large antique German Uncle Sam nodder harkens to the Palmer Cox Brownie figures of the era.

For Sale: $1650

Antique Drug Store Paint Decorated 19th Century American Countertop Apothecary Cabinet with Original Surface

Antique American Paint Decorated Apothecary Cabinet »

Circa 1880s: This highly unusual Victorian era countertop apothecary retains its superb original red and black paint decoration.

For Sale: $2950

Early 20th Century Antique American Folk Art Whirligig in original paint decoration

Antique American Naive Folk Art Painting Signed W. F. Warren »

Circa 1900-1920: This charmingly naive Massachusetts shoreline landscape depicts an idyllic summer day.

For Sale: $1250

Hudson River Valley Historical Staffordshire

Park Theatre, New York | Historical Staffordshire »

Circa 1825-1832: This dark blue Historical Staffordshire ten inch dinner plate with acorn border is from Stevenson and Williams.

For Sale: $550

Sleepy Eye Blue and White Decorated Pitcher: Signed and Dated 1910 by Frank Haw

Old Sleepy Eye Lunch Hour Pitcher Signed FH 1910 »

Circa 1910: Here is the finest Western Stoneware lunch hour piece, signed and dated by potter Frank Haws, we have ever seen.

For Sale: $2250

Rare Berlinware Early American Paint Decorated Document Box in Rare Blue Ground, Group Four Berlin Conneticut 19th Century Toleware Tinware for Sale

Rare Berlinware Early American Document Box »

Circa 1810: Paint decorated tinware box with rare blue ground from Berlin Conneticut, attributed to the group IV makers in Berlin, CT.

For Sale: $2795

Antique American Advertising Store Display Tin with Eagle in Red, Gold, Black and White from Denver Colorados 1920s Eagle Mills

Antique Eagle Mills General Store Countertop Spice Tin »

Circa 1920s: This neat Denver CO Eagle Mills Pure Ground country store spice tin is a colorful example of roaring twenties advertising.

For Sale: $225

Folk Art Hooked Rug Horse Antique For Sale

Folk Art Horse Hooked Rug »

Circa 1890-1910: This fabulously folky and naive hooked rug depicts one full-bodied horse and one horse's head.

For Sale: $895

Folk Art, Americana, Red White Blue Antique Hooked Rug, early 20th century

1938 Red, White and Blue Folk Art Hooked Rug »

Circa 1938: We love this fun hooked rug of three mice and a flower in patriotic colors

For Sale: $550

Folk Art, Americana, Red White Blue Antique Hooked Rug, early 20th century

Folky, Whimsical Vintage Hooked Rug »

Circa 1930s: Charming and vibrant, signed EF, this is one of a pair of folk art hooked rugs by the same artist.

For Sale: $450

Rare Antique Sampler from Kokomo Indiana 1854 Woolwork

1819 New York Female Association School Sampler »

Circa 1819: Susan Anderson's Quaker sampler has distinctive motifs that make it part of the important group of NY samplers.

For Sale: $2,750

Lehmann Antique German Tin Wind Up Toy New Century Cycle for Sale

Lehmann New Century Cycle Tin Windup »

Circa 1895-1938: From the great German manufacturer Lehmann, comes this charming tin windup. Working condition.

For Sale: $1,450

19th Century Antique American Diminutive Eagle Weathervane For Sale

Antique American Diminutive Eagle Weathervane »

Circa Late 19th Century: We love the honest weathered surface on this diminutive eagle weathervane that measures 14.25" H x 16" W.

For Sale: $3950

Antique Gold Gilded  Weathervane For Sale Cod Fish 19th Century Americana Folk Art

Antique American Codfish Weathervane »

Circa Late 19th Century: The highly detailed fish is constructed completely out of copper and has a fine honest weathered surface of verdigris and gold gilt.

For Sale: $4,250

Pair of 19th Century Antique Cast Iron Eagle Hitching Posts for Sale

Early Cast Iron Eagle Hitching Post Finials »

Circa Mid 19th Century: Exhibiting lovely patina across the top of one eagles head and the back side of the wings of the other, these detailed and expressive cast iron eagle hitching post finials command attention.

For Sale: $1,950

Happy Heidi Vintage Fiestaware Pottery for Sale all old colors complete collection

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