Holloway Bird Tree
Large Barber Pole
Early 20th century barber pole with original polychrome painted surface. This is one of the tallest barber poles we have ever seen standing at 100 inches tall. The base is not original to the piece.
Large and very graphic sheet iron Indian weathervane with original polychrome painted surface on both sides. Circa 1930's. Found in Berks County, PA. Height - 48". Museum display stand included.
Late 19th century New England single sided game board with original polychrome painted surface. The border is decorated with desirable alternating hearts and diamonds. 15" square. Expected wear from usage.
Ellinger (American 1913-2003) watercolor on parchment of potted tulips, mums and daffodils with a stylized bird. Original smoke decorated frame and signed D. Y. Ellinger on the base of the pot. One of his early works dating to the 1960's. Dimensions 17 1/2 x 20", 15 x 18" sight.
950Amos Shontz Painting
Signed oil on canvas by Amos Shontz (American - 20th century) of a large barn oil. Dimensions - 13 1/2" x 11" sight.
Folky Cat Painting
Pastel on paper of a cat with a great folky expression in a molded frame with chip carved elements. Late 19th century. Found in New Hampshire. Dimensions: Frame - 11 x 13 1/2", Sight - 8 1/2 x 11 1/2".
Ellinger (American 1913-2003) watercolor on parchment paper of a colorful peacock in repose on a checkered base with tiny polka dots. Brightly colored tulips and mums surround the central peacock figure. This beautiful work dates to his early period (the late 1960"s) and is presented in it's original paint decorated frame and is signed "D. Ellinger" below the base. Dimensions 18 x 13", 11 x 14 1/2" sight.
Signed oil on velvet theorem by Ellinger (American 1913-2003) with a basket of fruit including a desirable watermelon. Very crisp colors that are actually better than the photo. Original 19th century lemon gold frame that Ellinger often used. Dimensions: Frame - 19 x 26", Sight - 15 x 23 1/2".
Signed oil on velvet theorem by Ellinger (American 1913-2003). A very nice presentation of a basket of fruit and with a circling butterfly. Good crisp colors with original 19th century lemon gold frame that Ellinger used periodically instead of a paint decorated frame. Dimensions - 23x19 inches, 19x15 1/2 inches sight.
Large Patriotic Eagle
Large patriotic carved wooden eagle in original polychrome painted surface. This wonderful and imposing mid twentieth century spread-wing eagle has excellent form and detail. It would be an excellent addition to any patriotic Americana collection. Dimensions - 56" x 18".
NY Winter Scene Oil Painting
Unsigned oil on canvas found in upstate New York. Very nice presentation of a winter skating scene with good detail. Original gilt frame. Circa 1880. 23 1/2" x 17" (sight).
Carved Walnut Dog
Jail Carvers Figure
Very folky carving of a man with a cane and briefcase by the PA Jail Carvers. The red tie and stripped pants are special attributes on this wonderful carving in our opinion. Similar carvings are highlighted in Richard S. Machmer's book "Just For Nice", page 49. Provenance - Jim Grievo, Denny L. Tracey. Height - 10 1/2".
New England Gameboard
Late nineteenth century gameboard with original polychrome painted surface. Single sided with two molded ends. Overall excellent condition with good crisp colors. 19" x 18 7/8".
Southeastern PA fraktur with a heart, birds and flowers. Good crisp colors. Signed "Made by Sarah Klopp" on both sides on the bottom. Circa 1840. Loss in lower right corner. Size - 16" x 21".
A beautifully rendered watercolor on paper of a peacock in repose. It is signed D.W. and dates to 1905. Dimensions - 20" x 13" sight.
Hudson River School Painting
Mid twentieth century hollow full body angel Cherub weathervane with original verdigris surface on a contemporary custom metal stand. The vertical rod has been replaced but otherwise it is in untouched condition. Length 29".
Hollow body chalkware lamb and ewe in original, untouched painted surface. There is only very minor wear on the top and the base. Circa 1860.
Length - 7 3/4", Height - 4".
John Holloway Decoys
Matched pair of Pintails carved and painted by John Holloway of Parkertown, NJ. John is a well known carver who has won many awards and is highlighted in Loy S. Harrell's book Sixty Living and Outstanding North American Carvers. The pair are in excellent original condition. Circa 1995. Length - 17 1/2".
Signed oil on velvet theorem by Ellinger (American 1913-2003). Beautiful arrangement of flowers presented in an antique Canton bowl. Good crisp colors with original 19th century lemon gold frame. Dimensions 18 x 22", 13 1/2 x 17 1/4" sight.
Keith Collis Peacock
Fantastic carved and polychrome paint decorated peacock made by Pennsylvania carver Keith Collis. This is one of his early works that dates to the 1970's and is most likely one of a kind. This folky carving has everything going for it - size, form and great color. Width - 21", Height - 21".
Ellinger Still Life Study
Pencil and crayon still-life study by David Y. Ellinger entitled "Cocks Comb and Coleus". The piece is signed D. Ellinger in the bottom right hand corner and on the back with his signature looping heart. The inscription on the back reads "To John - all Best Success and Wishes. D.Y. Ellinger. This is clearly a one of a kind work by Ellinger in it's original black and green paint decorated frame. 8 x 11".
Keith Collis Bird Tree
Bird tree by Pennsylvania carver/artist Keith Collis. The six birds exhibit polychrome paint and were carved to be life size. Excellent overall condition.