scarce 1st ed.
The Unsophisticated Arts
by Barbara Jones,
c.192pp. full of beautiful illus.,hb. d.j
Handpainted wood 'skate girl',
18" / 46cms.
by Mary & Jiem (Franco/Belge folk artists)
19th century heavy carved wooden sculpture of Spanish probably Saint Barbara of Architecture and Engineering!
collection of 19th century local Romney Marsh farm tools
19thC Romney Marsh wooden ditch maintenance shovels
£80 each
one on left available
metal Romney Marsh 'trug'
c.42cms.(l) x c.25cms.(w)

cast iron hay bailing tool from Romney Marsh

two 19thC Romney Marsh shepherd's crooks

old trivet £20
old metal boot reinforcer sold
old farm wood pulleys £55 (2)
old Romney Marsh wheet/chaff /seed broadcastersold

old Romney Marsh branding letters

wimble (thatching tool)sold
lambing toolsold

Romney Marsh branding numbers

1940s burgundy utility felt running hare, made to 1940s pattern, large and small
£120 each

Folkestone prize pooch in battered silver frame, c.15cms. high.

c.1979 Slovakian colour postcard of folk dancers
£4 each
one of Henry Vlll's wives in tapestry, feather filled cushion,
c.39cms. high,
(all six unlucky wives are here!)
1930s intricately hand embroidered square mat , punch needlework, c.27cms. x 28.5cms.

primitive 'Staffordshire' figure of Spring/harvest, possibly Scottish,
handcoloured silver foil on glass picture of galleon, c.29cms. (h)
old tin sweet moulds, shells soldand lobsters,

(from Rowlands Rock shop Folkestone)
c.1930s shell form inkwell

remnant of old figurative claypipes,
like De Gaulle profile,
£4 each (rt hand one sold)

c.1950s original Japanese Kokeshi hand painted wood dolls,
by father and son Kamada
c.13cms. - 28cms.
£60 pair of smaller
£60 pair of larger these are SOLD
more from collection AVAILABLE
c.1960s 'kodachrome' colour Folkestone International Folklore Festival postcards,
souvenir photo plaque of Bournemouth gardens on 'Birch from the New Forest'!

enamelled chrome Society of International Folk Dancing pin badge

1940s utility wirework brooches,
£25 each
1930s primitive Greek oil on canvas,
c.1920 ferrotype studio portrait
C.1900 ferrotype group portrait,
pair of fine Victorian staffs mantel dogs,
c.24cms. high,
clutch of 19th century glazed ceramic dummy eggs for broody hens,
£20 each

only one left
Pastel 1930s portrait of horses
Clulow Child 'Barbara and Ploughboy'
signed pastel and bodycolour portrait of beloved horses,
dated 1939, c. 16.5" / 42cms. x 13"/ 33cms.
Frank Egerton
1980's handpainted wood folk carvings of
Cat in Corset, with opening jewel drawer!
and Boxer bulldog with cheval mirror

'agate' pottery jugs, turquoise blue glaze interiors,
c.8cms. & c.14cms.
£12 each (smaller one sold)
Folksongs of Olde England by Tim Hart and Maddy Prior, classic 1968 lp
large heavy stoneware bellarmine,
(incised with number 4 ) and lovely thumbprints on base of handle

charming vintage needlepoint of squirrels and floral branches,
made into a cushion c. 14"/36cms. x 10.5"/27cms.
(the squirrels have the added charm of being in a finer/smaller needlepoint stitch)
Large old Stonehenge button badge
unused vintage Stonehenge colour pc

remember to check all our other pages for lovely things too!

sadly you missed British Folk Art exhibition at Tate Britain - 31 August 2014

please click on each image for a larger view

to order any of the above and to advise postage costs please
contact Karen and Paul

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