Antique weapons, paper ephemera and fine arts and crafts by Eric's Fabulous Finds Eric's Fabulous Finds
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1192247
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$850.00
This large size boot pistol with walnut grips doesn't have any markings, but from the style appears to be USA made. The under-hammer percussion pistols were popular because the triggers didn't get caught when withdrawing them from their hiding place in a gentleman's boot. Because of it's size and the thickness of the barrel this particular pistol may have been used in law enforcement. Aside from being able to shoot, it would have been a formidable weapon when used as a club...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1192261
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$850.00
This very unusual double barrel pin-fire muff or vest pocket pistol has a folding knife attached to the top of the barrels. The triggers pop into position when the hammer is cocked and can be fired one barrel at a time or both at once. Circa 1840, probably Belgian or French in origin. The barrels are 4 1/2 inches long and approx. 40 cal. Overall length is 9 inches, weight is 17.7 ounces, the blade is 3 3/4 inches long...
All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1900 item #1060857
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$850.00
A very fine Shamanic medicine container made by a Cree Medicine Man in the mid 1800's, complete with its original contents. The parfleche (deerskin rawhide) material was shaped with exquisite craftsmanship into a small circular box with a tightly fitting lid. The contents of the pouch are the original materials used for healing incantations and include twigs, bark, sap and what appears to be seeds...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1192254
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$695.00
This mid- 1800's under-hammer percussion boot or muff pistol with walnut grips does not have any maker's mark, but by the style appears to have been made in the USA by Tiffany and Gibbs. The under-hammer was useful because the hammer didn't get snagged when removed from muff or boot. The barrel is 5 inches long and about 32 cal. overall length is 8 3/4 inches and it weighs 13.1 ounces. The bore has minor surface rust, but overall the pistol is in very good shape and in working condition...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066042
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$665.00
This pot by Alvaro Quezada with perfectly executed diagonal designs is a round olla with flared neck, white clay and red and black paint. Alvaro follows the tradition of fine craftsmanship established by his father Juan Quezada. The local white clay he uses originates from a deposit his father discovered. It is more technically difficult to handle than regular clay, so this work of art reflects Alvaro's a high degree of expertise. The artist incised his signature at the bottom of the pot...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066046
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$650.00
Oscar Quezada is a Master Potter who is the son of Consolacion Quezada, the elder sister of Grandmaster Juan Quezada that made Mata Ortiz famous by reviving an ancient local pottery making process. The artist's signature is incised at the bottom of the pot. This one-of-a-kind collectible work of art is a beautiful museum quality traditional polychrome pot, hand coiled and built from indigenous natural clays, then stone polished to a sensual satiny finish...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064619
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$630.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064618
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$630.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1070806
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$610.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself. His highly prized pieces are sought after collectors worldwide and one of them was given to the Empress of Japan as an ...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066092
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$575.00
This large olla is a rare collector piece by Claudia Sanchez featuring delicate, intricate lace designs with cuadritos (small squares) painted in cream color on red clay. The artist's signature is incised on the bottom of the pot. Yarn wrapped pottery ring included. Museum quality, highly collectible art pottery. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.

Dimensions: Height 8 1/4 inches, Width 11 inches. Opening 3 1/4 inches.

The history of Mata Ortiz, both the village and the p...

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1250385
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$575.00

This is a rare Model 1853 Austro-Hungarian Pioneer Short Sword. You can tell this weapon was privately purchased by the lack of regimental markings and the fact that it has custom goat horn grips instead of the standard ones made of wood. In overall very good condition with minor period wear to the blade and scabbard and it has a nice natural patina.

Overall length is 24 1/4 inches long, the blade is 18 5/8 inches long

All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064617
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$550.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself. His highly prized pieces are sought after collectors worldwide and one of them was given to the Empress of Japan as an ...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Pre 2000 item #1064072
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$545.00
This is a hand carved Folk Art Limberjack by artist Craig Thomas, a talented wood sculptor who lives in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada. Limberjacks are traditional wooden or tin-plate toys for both adults and children. They are also called Jig Dolls, Dancing Doll/Men, Clogging Men, Busker's Puppets, Cloggers, Jiggers, Paddle Puppets, Stick Puppets, Limberjim or Limbertoy. Basically they are dolls with loose limbs that step dance or 'jig' on the end of a vibrating board or platform just l...
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1064613
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$530.00
GEOFF SEARLE is a Canadian Master Potter, born and raised In Kimberly, British Colombia. He attended the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, B. C. and has been working as a potter since 1972, producing stoneware, porcelain, raku and pit-fired pieces. His exquisite softly lustrous raku vases have an architectural harmony and balance that is almost as intriguing as the man himself. His highly prized pieces are sought after collectors worldwide and one of them was given to the Empress of Japan as an ...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066085
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$500.00
This amazingly symmetrical Olla, with round body and tall classic southwest style diagonal terraced cut neck is an original creation by Ivone Olivas, a niece of Grand master Juan Quezada, the first creator of the famous Mata Ortiz Pottery. The Olla is made out of red clay and delicately hand painted with creamy white lace designs that are typical of her now hard to find work. The artist's signature is incised on the bottom of the pot. Yarn wrapped pottery ring included. Comes with Certificate o...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066088
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$500.00
This large olla by Isela Cota features abstract diagonal geometric designs with bold interlocked swirls alternated with fine hand drawn straight parallel lines painted with black and umber paint on mezclado (marbled clay that is produced by mixing red and yellow/white clay). An ovoid shaped opening is on the side of the olla in addition to its regular round opening at the top. The artists signature is incised on the bottom of the pot. Yarn wrapped pottery ring included. Comes with Certificate of...
All Items : Art : Prints : Contemporary item #1133137
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$465.00
Limited edition giclee print on canvas by Canadian Mask Artist Francesca Profili created by her from a professional photograph of her original sculpture. This fine art print looks like an oil painting because it is made using museum grade canvas and archival inks. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. See details of the story of "Mystic Spiral" on the artist's website under Francesca-Profili.com or go to my links page to click on her website.

Approximate dimensions: 16.5 inches wi...

All Items : Paper : Historical : Pre 1900 item #1063674
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$450.00
This Persian gouache miniature painting circa 1850, depicts a courtroom scene in the Palace of Fars, Afghanistan. The central figure is the judge sitting above the scales of justice. The hand-calligraphy is in the Dari-Farsi dialect that is still practiced in some areas of Afghanistan. Width 5¼ inches, height 9¼ inches.
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