Woman Artist Helen LaFrance by Shelton Gallery
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #801190 (stock #TLCatalog)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$20.00
This is a great opportunity to own the catalogue for the traveling museum show "Time Made Real: The (Stone) Carvings of Tim Lewis", especially if you are unable to get to one of the exhibition venues, which run through December 2009. Loaded with images and showcasing the 60 powerful works of art in the premier exhibition at the Customs House Museum in Clarksville, TN, the catalogue is peppered with great photographs of Tim at work and with his family. It is also a scholarly work that stands on ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #454617 (stock #SCSilverBk)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$125.00
This 1991 revised and edited version of E. Milby Burton's pioneer work, "South Carolina Silver 1690-1860" was republished with corrections, additional information, biographies, touchmarks, and sketches, making it the most complete and accurate book on South Carolina silversmiths and their work. Burton was Director of the Charleston Museum from 1931-1971. His original book came out in 1942 and his 1968 reprint is out of print. More than 550 silversmiths have been included in this book which has a...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1072529 (stock #JapaneseCats)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$250.00
This appealing print by Japanese artist Foussa Itaya (born in Paris 1919) is entitled "The Intruder". The Siamese cats are very much interested in the butterfly that hovers just above them. It is signed and dated Paris 1959, Dimensions are 18 x 22-1/2 inches, sight size. and 24-1/4 x 27 inches framed. Beautifully detailed and perfect for the collector of Japanese prints and cat lovers.
All Items : Artists : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1160892 (stock #bobbyguns)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$300.00
This drawing was done by artist Bobby Williford in 1996. Bobby Williford is a North Carolina native who now crafts his art in Nashville , Tennessee. Born in 1959 and formerly homeless, Williford has already had a one-man show and a group exhibition at Nashville's prestigious Cheekwood Museum of Art in February and December of 1996. His work has been acquired by numerous connoisseurs of folk art. His drawings are very distinctive and visually complex, and have the quality of brightly colored, fac...
All Items : Artists : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1160881 (stock #bobbywcar)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$325.00
This drawing featuring a man driving an open vehicle up the road towards a rainbow, is an amazing drawing by artist Bobby Williford. Near the bottom of the drawing is the caption - "campus for human development". This piece is framed and measures 27 x 21 x .75. Bobby is a North Carolina native who now crafts his art in Nashville , Tennessee. Born in 1959 and formerly homeless, Williford has already had a one-man show and a group exhibition at Nashville's prestigious Cheekwood Museum of Art in Fe...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1910 item #1201623 (stock #medicalbook)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$350.00
This is an incredible rare antique medicology or home encyclopedia of health...a complete family guide medical book printed in 1905. It is ten books in one volume and completely illustrated with gorgeous illustrations. These color illustrations with many different movable tabs, x-rays, color photograph and black and white photograph illustrations, engravings, portraits, botanical section, etc. very extensive volume and extremely large. printed by University Medical Society. by Joseph P. Wood ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1940 item #1265989 (stock #polostick)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$375.00
This is a fantastic Bakelite walking stick that features a polo player atop his horse. The Bakelite is green and yellow and has great striations. The collar and ferrule are both metal and the shaft is hardwood. Circa 1935 this great stick measures 34" x 1 3/4" x 1 3/4". The handle by itself is 1 1/4" x 1 3/4" x 1 3/4". The collar is 1/4" and the ferrule is 1". A great stick!
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1157581 (stock #jackdaniels)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$450.00
This is vintage Jack Daniel's wood carving sold to taverns and retail liquor business's to use as advertising/display. The name Jack Daniels appears on two sides of the base and the years 1850-1911 on the other two. This piece measures 17-3/4 x 4-3/4 x 4-3/4.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1203593 (stock #doctorslady)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$450.00
This is a great piece of Chinese history. A Chinese Doctor's Lady is a small figurine depicting a nude or nearly nude female, usually said to have been used by traditional Chinese male physicians to allow a female patient to indicate the location of her discomfort in a modest fashion, without showing or pointing to her own body. "Doctor's ladies" may be made from various materials such as ivory, resin, semiprecious stone, or soapstone, and are typically from 3 to 9 inches long, often with a base...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1930 item #1057352 (stock #IvoryBird)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$500.00
This interesting circa 1920s walking stick has a carved pelican's head for a handle. In its beak, the bird is holding what looks like a melon. Handle measures are 4 inches. The bird has glass eyes and the head sits on top of a rosewood shaft 1/4 inch in diameter and a 1-1/4-inch ivory tip. Overall length of this stick is 35-1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1910 item #1124664 (stock #Ivorymancane)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$500.00
This Beautiful Victorian Ivory hand cane has been intricately carved with the features of a man's head. Minor (and old) repair to nose was made. 2 1/2" long handle, 1/2" silver collar, 2" wide, 2" deep with an overall length of 38".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Musical : Pre 1970 item #1160906 (stock #roxyorgan)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$500.00
This is an amazing piece of musical history for anyone who is a collector. In complete working condition, including the red button that lights up when it comes on. All the keys and buttons work and the pieces legs collapse to make it completely portable. This piece measures 31 x 25.5 x 11.24. Beautiful wood and finish, this piece is just a find!
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 2000 item #1074743 (stock #DextrousCoup)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$550.00
SULTON ROGERS (b. 1922-d. 2004) was the last of the Mississippi self-taught wood carvers and one of the greatest. He settled in Syracuse, New York, and learned something about carving from his father when he was young, taking it up again when he needed something to keep him awake during night shifts at a chemical plant. He eventually moved back to Mississippi to be with his people. From sugar pine, Rogers fashioned snakes, vampires, "haints” (spirits), bodies in coffins, figures with humorous,...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1202410 (stock #porcelainbir)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$600.00
This is a very well painted piece of porcelain featuring two sandpipers nesting amongst a frove of trees and a s doe peers shyly from behind a tree in the distance. This picture has a period frame that complements the image. MC Haywood was an African-American painter born in Saline Michigan around 1853-1854 and studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine arts. He live the majority of this life around Kansas and Missouri. Haywood passed away around 1910-1911. The piece of porcelain measures 11" x...
All Items : Artists : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1026851 (stock #wyattlamp)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$650.00
A lamp carved by Henry Bridgewater. A man with a "life sentence and no possibility of parole" at the Louisiana State Prison in Angola. He is a carver of great skills and said to be prolific. His work may be seen from time to time at the Hayes Gallery in New Orleans, and at the 927 Gallery on Royal Street, in New Orleans. He has since died. A great folk art lamp. The headless Wyatt Earp. Sporting his pistols, boots and hat. Ready for a showdown, this lamp would be great for a western or folk ar...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1204042 (stock #eroticlady)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$650.00
This is a very nice erotic walking stick featuring a lady with her arms up fixing her hair. There is some great carving on this stick, be sure to check out the bow in her hair and the hair itself. With and ebony shaft and bone ferrule, this stick measures 35 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1/2". The ferrule measures 1" and the collar 3/4". The handle itself measures 4 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1/2". This stick is in very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1296019 (stock #ivoryman)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$650.00
This is a very unique walking stick that features a man carved out of ivory sitting on top of the stick. He is small, but has very good details. This stick measures 36" x 1" x 1". The handle itself measures 1 1/4" x 1" x 1". The collar is 1/8" and the ferrule is 3/4". The blade on this weapon stick measures 16".
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #785695 (stock #Comtesse)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$750.00
This delightful antique miniature portrait of the pretty young Comtesse di Folleville seated at her harp. Of watercolor on elephant ivory and enhanced with a silver gilt frame, the portrait depicts the young lady seated at her harp, dressed in a billowy pink gown, with hair fashionably powdered. The hallmarked frame is backed with the original silk, and the painting is signed lower right (appears to be the name Delaurent) and covered with glass. Dimensions: 3-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches. For those wh...