DOOR, Swedish, folk art, early 19th century -- DÖRR, allmoge, troligen Hälsingland, 1800-talets första hälft

DOOR, Swedish, folk art, early 19th century -- DÖRR, allmoge, troligen Hälsingland, 1800-talets första hälft

The Ephrata Cloister, in Ephrata, PA, is regarded as the birthplace of American fraktur.  They first began drawing fraktur as early as 1740.  Today the Cloister is considered a National Historic Landmark.  It is open for tours and visitors can view fraktur, among other works, throughout the site.  The fraktur below is from the Ephrata Cloister collection.

Credit: Ephrata Cloister Collection The first fraktur created in North America were drawn by artists at the Ephrata Cloister around Early fraktur were created with inks, paints, and paper produced at the cloister.

David Ellinger Theorem | Cottone Auctions

Another awesome David Yoder Ellinger theorem painting. The colors, the style, his folksy adaptation of the Pennsylvania German traditions.

Moldura Mdf Provençal Vintage M8 Corte a Laser. Tamanho: Altura: 70 cm e Comprimento: 50 cm *** Compre Pelo Mercado Livre ***

Moldura Mdf Provençal Vintage M8 Corte a Laser. Tamanho: Altura: 70 cm e Comprimento: 50 cm *** Compre Pelo Mercado Livre ***

Small Polychrome Paint Decorated Wooden Wall Pocket, America, early 19th century, the pocket is made of ash.

Small Polychrome Paint Decorated Wooden Wall Pocket, America, early century, the pocket is made of ash.

Vintage Art Deco Foil Flower Seller Brass Powder Compact (04/27/2012)

This is a nice piece, Ive not seen before - with a Victorian lady, with a large basket to her head selling maybe flowers in the street, there are horses and men sat chatting - it is small set to b.

Continental painted bentwood bride's box, early 19th c., decorated with a couple on the lid - Price Estimate: $400 - $700

Continental painted bentwood bride's box, early c., decorated with a couple on the lid.

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