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.
There is heft and substance to every part of this hand-built wine press. Visually impressive are the hand-turned screws with carved handles and the old, wrought iron bolts and straps that support it. Every crack, gouge and old repair add to the authentic vintage feel of this intriguing item.
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.
This unique wood container is made from a hollowed out tree trunk, making it a truly one of a kind piece. The organic appeal comes from the wood itself and a simple base was attached to create a container.
This wall shelf/coat rack can be used in many ways due to the 12 hand carved pegs. The dark green hues almost look black, while the gently fading orange/red flowers with touches of cream were traditional folk art elements of the period.
This vintage iron lion sculpture has commanding presence due to the attractive verdigris finish reflecting years of exposure to the elements. Take a closer look and you will appreciate the texture of the lion's mane, tail, paws and entire body.
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 attractive 10 point antler rack has an impressive 3' spread. It hangs on a traditional oak mount.
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 unique antique French wrought iron chandelier has an organic feel with it's eight scrolled arms and applied leaf details. The eight ornate arms radiate out from a center globe, each with a single light and candle cover resting on a floral drip pan.
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 unique table lamp has been made by re-purposing the original clockworks found inside a Swedish grandfather clock. The bell, striker and gears make for a fascinating lamp base, and it is balanced by the rectangular lamp shade on top.
This unique table lamp has been made by re-purposing the original clockworks found inside an antique Swedish grandfather clock. The bell, striker and gears make for a fascinating lamp base, and it is balanced by the rectangular lamp shade on top.
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 well-loved rocking horse awakens childhood dreams. While hair and tail have long since been loved away, it is the very worn look that creates the wonderful appeal of this vintage original painted rocking horse.