This female dress form or manequin was made of brown paper mache, now aged and tattered while showing off its authentic vintage appeal. The spindle base is black at the top and arms, while the base appears to be a very dark brown stain.
The powerful appeal of this cast iron crucifix comes from the rusted, aged almost black iron with scattered remains of old, crackled white paint. The combination of severely weathered iron with the distressed finish enhance the visual impact of the symbolic suffering of the Christ figure.
The aged, weathered gray patina reveals distress throughout this antique cast iron crucifix, yet adds to the powerful impact of the suffering Christ figure. One's gaze rests on the face of Christ and the crown of thorns encircling His head.
This impressive antique cast iron Christ crucifix was long ago separated from its original cross. The weathered, aged patina reveals rust all over, in addition to wear and distress adding somehow to the powerful impact of the suffering Christ figure.
This beautiful baby cradle was hand-crafted by a loving family in the 1800's. The exceptional original paint includes beautiful floral motifs against a dark green (almost teal) background. One end has the IHS Christogram which includes a cross and sacred heart.
Imposing and impressive, this wood sculpture of a rhinoceros will create a powerful presence in any room. Notice the hand-carved details including his mouth, feet and horn. Wood type unknown.
This antique French wrought iron chandelier (circa 1920) has eight arms that radiate out from the center. Each arm is set with a single light, with a candle cover resting on a drip pan. With scrolled arms and applied leaf details, the chandelier has been re-wired for US electricity.
The wonderful painted finish on this French cottage style chandelier is original with accents of gold paint on the leaves and contrasting flower shaped candle cups. The chandelier with six arms and a great patina of worn blue/gray paint over the wrought iron, has been re-wired with new sockets.
Circa 1900 solid brass chandelier with a cherub supporting the center column decorated with a flowering vine. The six arms are nicely sculpted leaves and flowers and the finial imitates a cluster of grapes. The chandelier has the original old wiring and should be re-wired and the sockets replaced.
This large antique wrought iron chandelier features a long central rod supporting the six ornate scrolled arms and applied leaf details. Each of the 6 sockets are covered with a candle cover which rests on a round leaf drip pan.
This antique French wrought iron chandelierhas six arms with a pair of lights, all with a candle cover and resting on a floral drip pan. With scrolled arms and applied leaf details, the chandelier has been re-wired for US electricity.
Each of the large ornate brass wall sconces has three goose neck arms with white frosted glass shades. The central ram's head is surrounded by a tied ribbon, wreath and leaf detail, in brass. These are from a Victorian Blackhawk, Colorado home and have the original wiring which needs to be replaced.
This petite cupboard is a unique find. It was likely a carpenter's "sales model" to demonstrate what a full size cabinet would look like. It was unusual to see birch, a more expensive wood, used in a small cupboard unless for this purpose
Small cottage style hanging cabinet with original hardware and featuring a pair of paneled doors and a pair of shelves inside.
This stunning pair of bronze sculptures, originate from the Bamon tribe in Camaroon, Africa. They were ceremonial pieces used for special celebrations such as weddings or the birth of a child. The quality and patina on these two figures, a male and female, is remarkable.
This blue painted wall rack could either be wall hung or sit on a cabinet, and features five drawers with porcelain knobs and multiple hooks for cups and mugs.
This open shelf could easily be mounted on the wall as well as rest on another cabinet.
Early 19th century American cradle made from poplar, circa 1840-1860, with scrolled details at the head and foot of the cradle.
This antique child's kick sled from Sweden, circa 1890, is made from a hardwood with metal runners and a slatted passenger seat. One child stood on the runners and pushed off with one foot while the passenger would be seated.
Rustic Hungarian sled used for hauling cargo like firewood, with a weathered gray patina.
Rustic weathered Hungarian sled used for hauling cargo like firewood.