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Handmade wooden folk art is a treasured collectible.  We offer a large variety of beautiful and artistic figurines made of linden wood, hand carved and painted by Polish woodworkers.  Subjects include village folk, hunters, fishermen, and sportsmen in action.  Also included are pieces with religious and biblical themes.  Some are signed by the artist, several have limited quantities available.  These delightful works are excellent examples of a Polish folk art form that is fading away.  Start or enhance your collection today!
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Polish Racing Chicken And Duck Set Miniature Nativity Scene - Large Hand Carved Wooden Butter/Cheese Mold - Oscypek 3
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This is a very old and traditional folk racing game.  The race is based on a simple set of ideas....a wooden incline, gravity and two wooden figures.  Set the chicken and the duck at the top of the ramp, let them go at the same time and watch which one re Beautiful hand carved and painted wooden miniature nativity by Szopki maker Marian Wiecek. Made in Zakopane this two part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. Since this is the old fashioned method it takes a little more skill to use than the plastic form.
Hand Painted Hand Carved and Painted Figures Two part mold - Made in Zakopane
Hand Carved and Painted Wooden Stork 5.5" Hand Cut And Carved Nativity Creche Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold - Ram, Size: Medium
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Storks migrate to Poland each spring and are a popular theme in Polish folk art.  We have an assortment of these hand carved and painted storks in a variety of poses. The artist takes a one inch vertical slab of tapered linden tree and carves a niche out of the bark side in order to fit a miniature Holy Family. Decorated with moss these rustic creches reflect the spiritual nature of the Polish countryside. No two crech Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold - Ram. Made in Zakopane this two part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. Since this is the old fashioned method it takes a little more skill to use than the plastic form.
Made In Poland Art Made From Bark! Two part mold - Made in Zakopane
Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold - Ram, Size: XL Folk Art Figurine #1 - Shh! Don't Look Now! Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold - Baby Chick
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Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold - Ram. Made in Zakopane this two part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. Since this is the old fashioned method it takes a little more skill to use than the plastic form. Folk Art Figurine #1 - Shh! Don't Look Now! Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold - Baby Chick. Made in Zakopane this two part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. Since this is the old fashioned method it takes a little more skill to use than the plastic form.
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Hand Carved Wooden Butter Lamb Mold, Size: XS Hand Carved Polish Beech Wood Good Luck Horse Shoe Gingerbread Mold Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold 2.5" - Christmas Patterns
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Made in Zakopane this two part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. Since this is the old fashioned method it takes a little more skill to use than the plastic form. Solid beech wood hand carved mold featuring a traditional good luck (Na Szczescie) horseshoe folk design. This mold comes from the gingerbread museum in Torun, Poland. These types of wooden molds are used to create gingerbread and cookie designs. Made in Zakopane this six part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. This butter mold is made by hand from high-quality linden wood.
Two part mold - Made in Zakopane Hand Carved In Poland
Six part mold - Made in Zakopane
Inntrax Natural Twig Crayons With Desk Holder - Lesne Kredki Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold - Chicken Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold 3.25" - Swedish Style
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Natural Twig Crayons With Desk Holder - Lesne Kredki Made in Zakopane this two part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. Since this is the old fashioned method it takes a little more skill to use than the plastic form. Made in Zakopane this six part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. This butter mold is made by hand from high-quality linden wood.
Twelve Natural Wood Crayons In An Attractive White Birch Desk Holder Two part mold - Made in Zakopane Six part mold - Made in Zakopane
Hand Carved Wooden Cheese Mold - Oscypek 1 Traditional Travelling Rabbi With 1 Grosz Coin And Brief case Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold - Ram, Size: Large
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Made in Zakopane this two part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. Since this is the old fashioned method it takes a little more skill to use than the plastic form. Hand carved in the mountain region of southern Poland. Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold - Ram. Made in Zakopane this two part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. Since this is the old fashioned method it takes a little more skill to use than the plastic form.
Two part mold - Made in Zakopane Hand Carved In Southern Poland Two part mold - Made in Zakopane
Miniature Nativity Scene - Small Krasnal - "Taking A Break On The Mountain Trail" Polish Mountaineer's Wooden Pipe - Fajka
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Beautiful hand carved and painted wooden miniature nativity by Szopki maker Marian Wiecek. Polish gnomes ,"Krasnoludki", have been popularized in Polish children's fairytales for many years. Authors Jan Brzecha and Maria Konopnicka immediately come to mind.  This beautiful hand carved Krasnal is resting his foot on a Polish mountain rock Traditional hand made wooden mountaineer's pipe with flip cover over the bowl.. Each pipe is unique, no two are exactly alike. Size is approx 11" long.
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Hand Carved Polish Beech Wood Gingerbread Carriage Mold Hand Carved Polish Beech Wood Gingerbread Angel Mold Hand Carved Wooden Butter Mold - Large Flower
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Solid beech wood hand carved mold featuring a traditional horse and carriage folk design. This mold comes from the gingerbread museum in Torun, Poland. These types of wooden molds are used to create gingerbread and cookie designs. Solid beech wood hand carved mold featuring an angel folk design. This mold comes from the gingerbread museum in Torun, Poland. These types of wooden molds are used to create gingerbread and cookie designs. Made in Zakopane this one part mold is still in use in the villages and farms of southern Poland. Since this is the old fashioned method it takes a little more skill to use than the plastic form.
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One part mold - Made in Zakopane
Small Folk Angel - "Heartfelt Love" A Gnome On The Go! - Skrzat Taking A Break On The Mountain - Dziadek Na Kamieniu
Our Price: $55.00
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Hand carved painted folk angel by carver Maciej Manowiecki.  The artist is known for his unique, whimsical style.  His work can be characterized by the use of unconfined form, vibrant color, and lightness of style which brings each piece to life. The Polish gnome,"Skrzat", have been popularized in Polish children's fairytales for many years. Authors Jan Brzecha and Maria Konopnicka immediately come to mind. This beautiful hand carved Grandfather Gnome is on his way back home from gathering kindlin Polish gnomes ,"Krasnoludki", have been popularized in Polish children's fairytales for many years. Authors Jan Brzecha and Maria Konopnicka immediately come to mind.  This beautiful hand carved Grandfather Krasnal is on his way back home.
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St. Nicholas - Mountain Mikolajek I Small Standing Folk Angel - "Heartfelt Love" Traditional Mountaineer Cherry Wood Scoop (Czerpak) - Large
Our Price: $28.00
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Polish gnomes ,"Krasnoludki", have been popularized in Polish children's fairy tales for many years. Authors Jan Brzecha and Maria Konopnicka immediately come to mind.  This beautiful hand carved St Nicholas gnome is on his way to deliver presents. Hand carved painted folk angel by carver Maciej Manowiecki.  The artist is known for his unique, whimsical style.  His work can be characterized by the use of unconfined form, vibrant color, and lightness of style which brings each piece to life. Hand made cherry wood czerpak from the Podhale region of Poland.
​Wood shades vary. Current stock is a little darker shade than pictured. Hand made in Poland.
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