Beautiful Jazz Diva ceramic cookie jar by Clay Art. This large and Lovely Black lady is belting out a tune, with microphone in hand. So realistic looking and such a beautiful cookie jar. PERFECT condition. Measures just over 13" tall. YOu will fall in love with her!
Tin advertising sign for Remy Martin grand Cru cognac. Design is in relief and graphics are nice and sign is not scratched or dented, with exception of a couple of minor dings at two oposite corners. Graphics are bright and not faded. Slogan reads: Get with the cru, and shows 2 black men and a lady having fun at a party and enjoying Remy Grand Cru cognac. One small bend on the edge. Factory holes on each corner for hanging. Measures 14 1/4" x 24".
Adorable collectible little bank. A little black girl child looks about 2 years old and is hand painted with attached fabric bows, and attached pink pearl earrings. Made of hand painted red clay pottery. Coin slot in her head, No place to retrieve your $ from the bottom either. You would have to break her. Measures 6" tall, and is in excellent condition.
Nice vintage hawaii souvenir collectible if you save souvenirs or Black Americana. Purse made from a coconut shell and hand painted with a black american native face. Silk cord strap and yarn tied embellishments. Inside has a sheer silk type lining that is clean and intact. Elastic loop will pull down and fasten over the nose bead. Nice condition, no missing paint or cracks. This is the perect accessory you have been looking for to go with our grass skirt ladies. :)
This is a really cool item and very collectible. Made of pottery with a solid black shiny glaze. Awesome head of an african native person. Beautiful, perfect condition. Measures 6 1/2" tall with a large hole in the back so you can hang it. Unknown to me, who the maker is.
Vintage anthropomorphic Salt and Pepper Shakers, Black Fork and Spoon with funny cold paint faces. 4 3/4 inches high. One teeny chip on the toe of the pepper. There is some wear on the ties paint. You usually see these in white. Original old corks.
This set of vintage man and woman native heads are just great! Measures 4" tall and are made in Japan (black stamp). Great condition except she has been nicely repaired on her neck. I missed it when I bought them. She has the lovely "bone" in the hair, doo. Still a great addition to your Black Americana collection.
Take a look at these wonderful Black Native salt and pepper shakers. They are perfect and still have their original brass hoop earrings and nasco stickers, and original corks. Hand painted detailing is excellent and not flaked. Back of heads are flat and shakers are meant to be stood back to back. These are quite tall measuring 6". Foil stickers read: Del Coronado Nasco product Japan.
You will love this quality made doll. her hair is braided and embellished with little rags to match her calico dress. Muslin apron and pantaloons with a puffy heart o her apron to show her love/ Measures 15" tall and still has her original tag Handmade in USA by Creations by Viki of Indiana. She is perfect and quality made. Her eyes and mouth are embroiderd too. Nice, clean, no rips or repairs.
Little rag doll measures just 9 1/2" tall but she is cute. blue & white calico dress, muslin apron and matching pantaloons and head scarf. Simple embroidery eyes and mouth. Nice condition, and no rips or tears. Ready to travel to your kitchen.
Very Rare piece of sheet music from 1914. A historical piece, and a black memorabilia collectible, plus the great picture of Sophie Tucker on the front cover. Cover art by Starmer. Oversized measuring 10 1/2" x 14". Front cover reads: Written for laughing purposes only. When the war breaks out in Mexico I'm going to go to Montreal. (good idea!! even now days!!) Words by J. Brandon Walsh and music by Ernest Breuer...
Publisher: Robbins Music Corporation; N. Y. : 1943. a collection of Thomas "Fats" Waller musical rhythms. Very good Softcover 28 pages; Each in original arrangement (full piano with guitar chords) and in Fats Waller's jazz arrangement (piano only). No lyrics...
Vintage 1931 folio book of Duke Ellington's 10 favorite piano solos. Solo's include Mood Indigo, Black & Tan Fantasy, Rockin' Rhythm, Sweet chariot, Syncopated shuffle, Sweet Mama, The Creole Love call, Black Beauty, The blues with a feeling, and the breakfast dance. Introduction gives a brief history of this marvelous musician known as "Harlem's Aristocrat of Jazz. Cover art by Leff and a picture of Duke Ellington too. Wonderful condition, 30 pages.
1974 reprint of the old original music from 1903 by Scott Joplin. This is the John W. Schaum Fun-to-play piano solo edition. Black caricature of black piano man Great condition.
RARE Josef Originals figurine Bongo. The little African native stands 4 1/2" tall and has a large shield and spear in hand. Cold paint accents are in wonderful condition. It has the Josef Originals California black foil sticker and a gold sticker that says BONGO. On the bottom is a stamp W.J. George. There appears to be another stamp too, but is too faded to read. No damages or crazing I can see. It is in wonderful condition, and a true rarity.
I would believe these were quite rare shakers. Made Of heavy pottery, Shawnee I believe. I have had several identical sets over the years but the black faces and hands were very dark. These are the exact mold and features and measure 5" tall, with the exception that the skin is lighter. They are very old and one has the original cork inside. Perfect condition. Would make an excellent addition to your Black Americana collection.
Old hand carved tribal art pieces made of wood and embellished with beads. Figures measures 12 1/2" tall and are in great condition with the exception of the stick is missing that was in the man's hand. The clothing they are wearing appears to be decorated with natural dyes. No cracks or splits or chips missing. Wood is of a medium weight. No signatures or marks that I can see. No idea how old these actually are, but they are old. E mail me if you would like to see a closeup of the tunic design...
Old porcelain figurine of little black baby going potty. He is perched on top of the toilet instead of sitting on it in a regular way. On the front of the toilet it says You-R-Next. Measures 3 1/4" tall. Japan stamp, no damages as far as cracks or chips. Light spot on the tummy and hand where it had been missed when originally painted.