Category Archives: Art – Sculpture

Just Added! 3 More Chalkware Pedestals, Plus a Beautiful Reproduction!

A while ago, I picked up three pedestals somewhat similar to the ones above. Two have since sold, and I was thrilled to find the 4 above at auction last week! Three are chalkware, which gives them that real antique-y … Continue reading

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Hand Carved Wooden Entwined Giraffes – From Our Wild Heart Gallery

I don’t know anything about the source of this carving of two entwined giraffes… I searched through dozens of photos on-line and couldn’t find this particular one. What I do know is that it fills me with peace. There is … Continue reading

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Amazing Antique Concrete Gargoyle / Foo Dog Found In an Old Vermont Farmhouse! – From Our Wild Heart Gallery

Wow! Take a look at this guy! I don’t think I’ve been as excited about an auction find as I have been with this one. Look at the detail! Gargoyles were traditionally thought to fight off evil, and to protect … Continue reading

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Icelandic Lava Sculpture of Gnomes (or are they trolls?) – From Our Wild Heart Gallery

Wow… take a look at this amazing carving of gnomes or trolls – I’m not sure which! According to the auctioneer, this is Icelandic lava sculpture but he had no further information regarding the piece. So all I know is … Continue reading

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1950s Wood Carving of Elderly Haitian Woman with Vegetable Basket

This original wood carving bears F Simeon’s signature underneath. F Simeon was a well-known artist, often depicting Haitian figures, especially women carrying baskets of vegetables or fruit on their heads. I searched through every site in which I could find … Continue reading

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SOLD! Only 1 Left! Feel Like You’re Living in Luxury with These Super Cool Vintage Pedestals – 2 Are Chalkware

I have several pedestals at home, mostly reproduction Grecian style.  And I love them!  They’re great for plants like philodendrons and ivy, or for displaying a strikingly colorful piece of artwork.   For example, here are some ideas.. Our (reproduction) cinnebar … Continue reading

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Wise Man Mosaic Tile by David Holleman – 1958

David Holleman Studio Pottery Mosaic Plaque. – Titled “Wise Man,” dated 1958, 12 1/4 x 10 inches. David Holleman was an amazing artist and this piece gives you a taste of his talent.  Summarizing his life for this blog would … Continue reading

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Mermaids!

  Who doesn’t love mermaids?  Okay, sure, there are a few people who can take ’em or leave ’em, but wow!  Look at these little beauties! We have 6 of the little mermaids with her tail up in the air, … Continue reading

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SOLD! Entwined Lovers – High Relief Sculpture

This would look great in a bed & breakfast or a traditional, Victorian type home or office.  Or, it would be very cool as a contrast to a sleek, modern home.  I’m not so sure how it would fit in … Continue reading

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SOLD! Brigid, Celtic Goddess of the Healing Arts and Great Mother of the Celts – Two Lovely, Colorful Pieces (and a third previously posted)

Brigid is shown to be beautiful, powerful and gentle with her Celtic red hair flowing in these two pieces honoring the beloved goddess. Brigid is the mistress of the healing arts, and is seen as the muse of poetic inspiration.  … Continue reading

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