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Pieces of art that belong in a museum collection

Ralston Purina Sculpture by Carl. Museum Collection, Young Women, Art Pieces, Carving, Sculpture, Artwork, Artist, Work Of Art, Auguste Rodin Artwork

Ralston Purina Sculpture by Carl. C. Mose

Artist: Carl C. Mose (1903-1973) This wooden sculpture by Carl C. Mose is a rare “commercial” work of art. The base portrays the values of Ralston Purina's founder William Danforth (carved in both english and french). Mose’s sculpture of a young woman (1950's or earlier) is both exquisitely carved and unique in its su

Two Headed Inuk - Museum inquiries only - Inuit Carving Two Heads, Inuit Art, Museum Collection, Arctic, Primitive, Two By Two, Art Pieces, Creatures, Carving

Two Headed Inuk - Museum inquiries only - Inuit Carving

This is a Canadian heritage piece. The two-headed Inuk is thought to be a mother with child (smaller head) in her Amautie hood. This sculpture is primitive in many ways. The faces and hands are primitively carved and the heads are just ovals with no hair or ears. But its the nature of the stone that indicates how pr

Tall Ships in a Canadian Port - Carved Scene Diorama, Steam Boats, Museum Collection, Tall Ships, Model Ships, Sailing Ships, Carving, Scene, Craft

Tall Ships in a Canadian Port - Carved Scene

This diorama from the mid 1800's is truly a museum piece. The port is likely a town in Quebec or Ontario along the Lake Ontario or St. Lawrence River shoreline. There is some indication of the age based on the fact that there are tall sailing ships together with steam boats. Period flags are also visible. There is g

This seal fur mural was created before The 3 geese were created by trimming the length of the fur. This is a large mural at over in width. There is some damage to the upper edge of the seal fur. Museum Collection, Limited Edition Prints, Seal, Art Pieces, Fur, Cottage, Painting, Decor, Decoration

Seal Fur Geese Mural

This seal fur mural was created before 1960. The 3 geese were created by trimming the length of the fur. This is a large mural at over 40” in width. There is some damage to the upper edge of the seal fur. Framed: 20.5"/52cm x 41"/104cm

Ralston Purina Sculpture by Carl. Museum Collection, Woodcarving, Art Pieces, Sculpture, Statue, Artwork, Artist, Women, Work Of Art

Ralston Purina Sculpture by Carl. C. Mose

Artist: Carl C. Mose (1903-1973) This wooden sculpture by Carl C. Mose is a rare “commercial” work of art. The base portrays the values of Ralston Purina's founder William Danforth (carved in both english and french). Mose’s sculpture of a young woman (1950's or earlier) is both exquisitely carved and unique in its su

Portuguese Fighting Knight Puppet Puppet Show, Suit Of Armor, Museum Collection, 17th Century, Portuguese, Puppets, Knight, Armour, Medieval

Portuguese Fighting Knight Puppet

This puppet was used in puppet shows several hundred years ago. The Langford Gallery acquired this piece from a dealer that told us that it is 17th Century Portuguese in origin. The knight comes with a sword and shield used in puppet fights. Besides the predominant metal suit of armour the knight has some cloth cloth

Dramatic, substantial and almost Gothic in feel, this steel metal sacrament cross was cut with a torch and welded together by hand. It is simple in its construction but the effect is powerful. Museum Collection, Steel Metal, Art Pieces, Simple, Steel, Artworks, Art Work

Metal Sacrament Cross

Dramatic, substantial and almost Gothic in feel, this steel metal sacrament cross was cut with a torch and welded together by hand. It is simple in its construction but the effect is powerful. Dimensions: 17.25"/44cm x 9.5"/24cm x 2.5"/6.5cm 9.5lbs

This is a museum quality piece and is one of Jean-Julien Bourgault’s finest works of art. It rivals the best works of his master sculptor brothers. Stone Sculpture, Museum Collection, Christ, Art Pieces, Sculptures, Statue, Wood Carvings, Sculpture, Nun

Large Christ on Cross Carving by Jean-Julien Bourgault

This is a museum quality piece and is one of Jean-Julien Bourgault’s finest works of art. It rivals the best works of his master sculptor brothers.

Inuit Shaman Sasquatch Carving - Canadian Museum inquiries only Inuit Art, Hanuman, Museum Collection, First Nations, Folk, Art Pieces, Lion Sculpture, Carving, Statue

Inuit Shaman Sasquatch Carving - Canadian Museum inquiries only

This is a Canadian heritage carving. The Inuit would have heard frightening stories about Sasquatch from First Nations contact, in this case over 600 years ago. We believe that this piece is carved from woolly mammoth bone. Stories suggest that the female sasquatch was somehow paralysed on one side of the body. This

Our Curator feels that this carving is one of his best finds from travelling internationally. His travels in Jakarta are too dangerous for tourists in today. His Travel, Museum Collection, Jakarta, Wood Carving, Art Pieces, Wood Sculpture, Wood Carvings, Artworks, Art Work

Indonesian Pointy Head Wood Carving

Our Curator feels that this carving is one of his best finds from travelling internationally. His travels in Jakarta are too dangerous for tourists in today.

This polychromatic sculpture was acquired south of Montreal. It was likely brought to Canada by a French military family which explains the age/flaked paint. Of Montreal, Museum Collection, Art Pieces, Carving, Military, Sculpture, French, Statue, Antiques

French Soldier in Blue Antique Carving

This polychromatic sculpture was acquired south of Montreal. It was likely brought to Canada by a French military family which explains the age/flaked paint.

The fabulous, unique features of this Eastern Woodlands ceremonial (talking) stick include the duck handle, the intertwining black strand in the shaft and Talking Sticks, Museum Collection, First Nations, Art Pieces, Artworks, Art Work

First Nations Ceremonial (Talking) Stick

The fabulous, unique features of this Eastern Woodlands ceremonial (talking) stick include the duck handle, the intertwining black strand in the shaft and

Rare and unique items that really belong in a museum. They needed their own, special collection within the Langford Gallery. Museum Collection, Colonial, Spanish, Art Pieces, Sculpture, Beads, Antiques, Gallery, Floral

Colonial Spanish Stirrup 1600-1700's

Ornate Wooden Colonial Spanish Stirrup (1600s to 1700s). This is a priceless Spanish/American artifact of historical significance, especially for those in Florida. The floral and bead designs on the stirrup point to its Spanish origin and the alligator bodies point to Florida. This utilitarian sculpture is a left-legge

Unique, authentic Canadian First Peoples & Folk Art - Langford Gallery Canadian Art, Museum Collection, Folk Art, Art Pieces, Sculpture, Antiques, Gallery, Prints, Painting

Unique, authentic Canadian First Peoples & Folk Art - Langford Gallery

Collector quality works of art rediscovered for you from Canada and around the world - Quebec folk art, Inuit sculpture, paintings, prints and antiquities.