Woman Artist Helen LaFrance by Shelton Gallery
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1162651 (stock #ivorydeity)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$1,600.00
This is a very detailed sculpture of a deity standing on top of an elephant who stands on a ball. This is a very unique sculpture in excellent condition. Notice the impressive details all over this piece, including the feet, the design on the deity's dress and the details of the pearls. Also take note of the carving of the wood on the bottom of the piece. Such a great find! This piece measures 10 x 6 x 4.
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 : 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 : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1157583 (stock #dresserset)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$850.00
This is an exquisite set of nine dresser pieces that are in fantastic shape. The pieces include a cuticle stick, nail buffer, mirror, brush, shoe horn, powder jar, cotton ball jar, toothbrush holder and monogrammed jar. These pieces do show some wear but for their age and the amount of love and use they are in outstanding shape. The mirror is an especially amazing find, very heavy, good quality glass. These pieces date back to the 1920's. The measurements of each piece are: cuticle stick 6 x 1, ...
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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1900 item #1131740 (stock #willishorse)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$2,500.00
Wonderful painting of two galloping horses racing to the finish line. Signed and dated 1832 (Ackermans). Oil on board, measuring 8" x 10" framed and 8 3/4" x 10 3/4" unframed. You can now buy this painting with Art Money, a service we offer our most valued clients. Art Money will give you a 10 month, interest free loan of up to $50,000 so you can buy the art you love.
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 : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1910 item #1121933 (stock #IvoryMadonna)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$2,500.00
This handle of this turn-of-the-century walking stick has the figure of a Madonna carved from an unusually large piece of ivory. The handle measures 14-1/4 x 1-2/4 inches and tops an ebony shaft and an ivory tip. Overall length is 36 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1910 item #1121930 (stock #c.1900Lion)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$975.00
A beautifully carved ivory lion forms the handle for this circa 1900-1910 dress cane. With glass eyes and a menacing snarl, the lion measures 2-1.2 x 1 inches and tops a slender ivory collar, rosewood shaft and ivory tip. Overall length is 36 inches.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1980 item #1097334 (stock #VicTorB)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$975.00
This dramatic Modernist oil on masonite portrait of a "Lady of Quality" is fresh from the estate of a Palm Beach collector. The painting is by Vic Tor (signed lower right) and combines his trademark vibrant and iridescent use of color and surreal quality with many years of study of the history of fashion. Vic Tor was born in Indiana and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago for six years with Isabel Steel McKinnon Rubbreck and was influenced by modern master Hans Hoffman. Vic Tor's deep intere...
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 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 : 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 : 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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 2000 item #919179 (stock #RGMoulinRoug)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$8,500.00
This original drawing of the fin-De-siecle French cabaret Moulin Rouge by Red Grooms is marker on tracing paper and measures 26-1/2 x 39 inches, sight size, and 37 x 49 inches in archival blond wood frame. Built in 1889 in the red light district of Pigalle in Paris, the Moulin Rouge was the spiritual birthplace of the can-can. It was the subject of paintings by the post-impressionist painter Toulouse-Lautrec, who is pictured at the bottom left of the drawing. Red Grooms enjoys incorporating famo...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #905216 (stock #Belkin)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$750.00
Murray Belkin (American, mid-to-late 20th century) painted "The Lady In Green", this Modernist surreal and dreamlike oil on canvas circa 1950. Dimensions are 39 x 17 inches, sight size and 40.5 x 18.5 inches framed.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : Pre 1900 item #844891 (stock #GenrePtg)
Shelton Gallery - Helen LaFrance, Fine Art and Antiques
$1,250.00
This large and busy late 19th Century American folk art genre painting is oil on cotton screen laid down on muslin, on a lattice wood frame. Against the backdrop of a fantasy image of a Philadelphia street-scape is the depiction of three unemployed men receiving money from a man in a coat and top hat, a young man caught in the act of pickpocketing, in front of a builder's shop, a federal building and a prison, possibly Fair-mount Prison in Philadelphia. Dimensions are 48 x 48.5 inches. This is a...