|Shad carved from white cedar by Jac & Tricia Johnson for Skipjack Nautical Wares. L 72" W 24" D 4|
|Essex Whaler Weathervane by Steve Hazlett|
|Early 20th century folk made sailboat with wooden sails, artist unknown.|
|Marine folk art carving of a horseshoe crab by Jac & Trishia Johnson.|
Another favorite carving created by the Johnson's was this Horseshoe crab carved out of yellow pine with walnut stained finish. The horseshoe crab is wall hung with kinetic tail (swings) L 36" W 24" D 4-6"
|19th century sailor-made rope basket|
Sometimes wonderful folk created pieces are quite simple in construction. I can envision a sailor making this knotted basket during his leisure time aboard a great sailing ship.
|Early 20th century mermaid weathervane, artist unknown|
|Hunter and dog weathervane, early 20th century|
We will be featuring other great nautical folk carvings in the weeks to come including pictures from a customers private collection. You can read more about American folk art by visiting our blog "From Sidewalks to Rooftops": Outdoor Folk Art.
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