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FOLK ART
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A PAIR OF IMPRESSIVE GUINEA HIGHLAND TRIBAL MASKS ON STAND
TWO SUPERB LARGE HORNED TOMA MASKS FROM GUINEA HIGHLANDS, SCRATCHWORK DECORATED UPPER SECTION ABOVE EYE SLITS AND STRAP HOLED TO THE SIDES, BEAUTIFUL DARK ABER COLOUR AND TEXTURED PATINATION, BOTH STOOD ON LATER SLATE PLINTH STANDS. BOTH STANDING AT OVER A METRE SUPERB SCULPTURAL DECORATIVE PIECES. PROVENANCE- FROM THE LATE NEVILL KINGSTON COLLECTION OF TRIBAL ART.


DIMENSIONS ON STAND:
118CM TALL
30CM WIDE
25CM DEEP
Ref: TRIBAL MASKS
Price: £650





LARGE LATE 19TH CENTURY PITCAIRN CARVED FLYING FISH
A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF A LARGE CARVED WOOD FLYING FISH FROM PITCAIRN ISLAND IN THE REMOTE CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN (ONCE REFUGE OF INFAMOUS 'THE BOUNTY ' MUTINEERS IN THE 18TH CENTURY,).
BEAUTIFULLY CURVED SHAPED TORSO WITH INSET INLAID EYES AND SHARP TEETH, APPLIED FLYING FIN WITH BRASS SCREW, THE REVERSE STAMPED PITCAIRN ISLAND. NICE FIGURED TIMBER AND OLD AMBER VARNISH PATINA. OLD HOOK TO THE REVERSE,NICE DECORATIVE PIECE LOOKS SUPERB 'IN FLIGHT ON THE WALL..

DIMENSIONS:
58CM LONG
11CM WIDE
11CM DEEP
Ref: PITCAIRN FISH
Price: £395





19TH CENTURY WELSH FOLK ART SLATE INKWELL
AN UNUSUAL 19TH CENTURY WELSH FOLK ART HAND CRAFTED INKWELL WITH SHAPED REMOVABLE LIDS FOR THE INKWELLS, LARGE SOLID BRASS CARRYING HANDLE FINIAL WITH BRASS PAD FEET.
(SLATE FOLK ART LIKE THIS WAS OFTEN MADE BY THE QUARRYMEN OF THE SLATE QUARRIES OF WALES AS GIFTS OR AS AN ADDITIONAL SOURCE OF INCOME).

DIMENSIONS:
12CM TALL
23CM DEEP
16CM WIDE
Price: £350





GOOD 19TH CENTURY WELSH FRUITWOOD SALT
A LOVELY HONEST EARLY 19TH CENTURY FRUITWOOD SALT,LIKELY APPLE WOOD- WITH UPPER RIM & CENTRAL DECORATIVE RING. A PIECE SUCH AS THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN USED TO HOLD SALT IN THE DOMESTIC SETTING OF HOUSEHOLD.LOVELY RICH COLOUR AND PATINATION, HOLE WHERE LATER HANDLE POSSIBLY PLACED NOW REMOVED OR POSSIBLY A LOOSENED TWIG KNOT IN THE TIMBER. BOUGHT PRIVATELY.

DIMENSIONS:
Ref: WELSH SALT FRUITWOOD DISH
Price: £350





FINE 19TH CENTURY WELSH FIRESIDE FOOTMAN & TRIVET
SUPERB EXAMPLE OF A PIERCED BRASS & IRON FOOTMAN & ADJUSTABLE TRIVET, EVEN INITIALED 'B-J'.
BOTH IN CLEANED CONDITION. ONCE A MAINSTAY OF THE HEARTHSIDE IN DOMESTIC SETTINGS FOR SHOW AS WELL AS FUNCTIONALITY- A LOT OF LOVE AND EFFORT GONE INTO THESE PIECES.

DIMENSOSIONS:
33CM TALL
34CM WIDE
36CM DEEP
Price: £275





SUPERB LATE 19TH CENTURY FRUITWOOD LOVESPOON
A GOOD FLATBACK STYLE CARVED CONTINENTAL LOVESPOON WITH DEEP RELIEF CARVED FLORAL DESIGN, DEEP ELONGATED BOWL, NICE RICH COLOUR FRUITWOOD & DENSE GRAIN.

DIMENSIONS:
27CM LONG
5CM DEEP
2CM DEEP
Ref: SPOON
Price: £220





TWO WELSH GEORGIAN PRIMITIVE HORN SPOONS
TWO CHARMING PRIMITIVE HORN SPOONS, HAND SHAPED FROM COW HORN TO SERVE AS DOMESTIC FLATWARE, BOTH WITH BROAD DISH AND CURVED GRIP, SHOWING SIGNS OF USAGE AND NICE PATINATION. FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION.

DIMENSIONS:
19CM LONG MAX
6CM WIDE MAX
3CM DEEP MAX
Ref: HORN PRIMITIVE SPOONS
Price: £195





UNUSUAL EARLY 19TH CENTURY MARINERS COCONUT SHELL DRINKING VESSEL
A RELIEF CARVED COCONUT DRINKING VESSEL OF PRIMITIVE FORM, CARVED OF THREE PIECES , LOVELY DARK POLISHED PATINATION, FIXED WITH BRASS INSET SCREW.IN ORIGINAL UNTOUCHED CONDITION. PIECES LIKE THIS WERE SOMETIMES BROUGHT BACK BY MARINERS AS FUNCTIONAL NOVELTY GIFTS AFTER TRAVELLING ON VOYAGES OVERSEAS .BOUGHT PRIVATELY.

DIMENSIONS:
14CM TALL
10CM WIDE
10CM DEEP
Ref: COCONUT VESSEL
Price: £195





PRIMITIVE 18TH CENTURY HAND CARVED WOODEN CLUB
AN UNUSUAL LATE GEORGIAN PRIMITIVE HARDWOOD CLUB; MADE OF A SINGLE PIECE OF FIGURED TIMBER , VERY TACTILE SHAPED HANDLE, ADZED OR CHIP CARVED FINISH WITH ORIGINAL PATINATION AND POLISHED FINISH. UNCERTAIN OF ITS FUNCTION POSSIBLY FOR POULTRY, OR UNRULY SPOUSES..
FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION.

DIMENSIONS:
48CM TALL
12CM WIDE
10CM DEEP

POSTAGE DELIVERY AVAILABLE
Ref: CAPTAIN CAVEMAN CLUB
Price: £195





TWO LARGE FINE WELSH LATE GEORGIAN SHAPED HORN SPOONS
TWO SIMPLE BEAUTIFULLY SHAPED COW HORN SPOONS ONE WITH LARGE DEEP SHAPED DISH WITH CURVED HANDLE. THE SECOND WITH DEEP SHAPED DISH AND SLENDER OVOID STYLE HANDLE. UNTOUCHED CONDITION WITH SUBTLE PATINATION,FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

DIMENSIONS
22CM LONG
5CM WIDE
5CM DEEP
Ref: BLACK SHAPED HORN SPOONS
Price: £175



 
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