Americana and Folk Art

Americana & Folk Art

Alderfer Auction has a long-standing reputation for strong prices in the areas of Americana and American Folk Art. Examples of these pieces range from paint-decorated furniture including blanket chests, punched tin pie safes, jelly cupboards, and chests of drawers. Pieces of traditional folk art include frakturs, samplers, and other needlework examples. Collectible cobalt-decorated stoneware crocks and jugs as well as redware pottery are also frequently featured in our Americana and American Folk Art auctions. You’ll also find other unique examples of Americana material culture such as Enterprise coffee grinders, mechanical banks, and antique advertising pieces.