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Whimsical Asian Inspired Bronze Frog Animal Sculpture, Bowl, Flower Pot Planter
Mid-Century Modern Asian inspired bronze frog, animal sculpture pulling an upturned shell that serves as an bowl or a miniature flower pot planter.   
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

John Risley Whimsical Owl Sculpture
By John Risley
A charming, whimsical owl sculpture by John Risley. Could also be an umbrella stand. Unique example provenance J.R.'s son. Measures: 16" H.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Large Whimsical Italian Frog Sculpture
Vibrant glazed pottery sculpture of a frog made in Italy in the mid-20th century. The posed frog, on wood motif branch with unusual fire glazed green and blue finish.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Pottery

Large Whimsical Italian Frog Sculpture
H 23 in. W 20 in. D 13 in.
Tang Dynasty Whimsical Bactrian Camel Sculpture
By Unknown
A recumbent Bactrian camel resting on folded legs, with remnants of polychrome slip evident. The character or this sculpture is amazing. Terracotta, 618 AD to 906 AD. COA. Measur...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Tang Animal Sculptures

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Pottery

Large Whimsical Midcentury Faience Sculpture of a Frog
Whimsical mid-20th century sculpture of a frog on branch. Vibrant color and unexpected size.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Faience, Pottery

Fantastic Large Whimsical Italian Terracotta Handcrafted Giraffe Sculpture
Very large wonderful handcrafted terracotta sculpture of a seated giraffe. Made in Italy stamped inside.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Animal Sculptures

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Terracotta

Whimsical Sergio Bustamante Papier Mâché Crocodile Sculpture, Mexico, 1970s
By Sergio Bustamante
Beautiful and whimsical hand-painted papier mâché crocodile by Sergio Bustamante. Mexico, 1970s. Signed and marked 6/30. Measures: 4" H x 44" L x 16" W.
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Paper

Whimsical Ceramic Butterflies on Squash Sculpture by Sergio Bustamante
By Sergio Bustamante
A very cool and unique signed piece by Mexican artist, Sergio Bustamante, circa 1970s. The piece was acquired directly from the artist and is beautifully hand painted on ceramic.
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Mid-20th Century Mexican Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic, Paint

Whimsical Ceramic Hatching Penguin from Egg Sculpture by Sergio Bustamante
By Sergio Bustamante
A very cool, unique and whimsical ceramic hatching penguin from egg sculpture signed by Mexican artist, Sergio Bustamante, circa 1970s. The piece was acquired directly form the artis...
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Mid-20th Century Mexican Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic, Paint

Tall Danish Teak Animal Sculpture by Knud Albert, Denmark, Signed
Whimsical large animal sculpture (dog? kangaroo? giraffe? or trippy made up animal? whatever it is, it's cool!) signed by artist Knud Albert, Denmark, 1960s. Solid meticulously carve...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Teak

Whimsical Metal Wire Lion Sculpture Unsigned in the Style of C. Jere
By Curtis Jere
Fun, metal wire sculpture of a male lion sitting on a black metal base. The body is black metal wire and the mane is tinted in gold. The piece is unsigned but in the style of C. Jere...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Metal

Whimsical Handmade Hand-Painted “Happy Ewer” Sculpture, 1970, Eva Fritz-Lindner
A Whimsical Handmade Hand-Painted “Happy Ewer” sculpture hand crafted and hand painted in beautiful colors Master Designer/maker: Eva Fritz-Lindner (1933-2017) Her Stamp i3D, circ...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Pottery, Ceramic

Whimsical 1970s Brutalist Metal Owl Sculpture in the Style of Curtis Jere
By Curtis Jere
Whimsical metal owl sculpture, hand-sculpted, circa 1970s. Sitting on burl wood, with amber resin eyes.  
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20th Century American Brutalist Animal Sculptures

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Metal

Mix Wood Whimsical Mid-Century Modern Fish Trivet
Whimsical and unique fish trivet with mix woods solid walnut rosewood Birch etc nice design, can be hang on the wall or just in a flat surface circa 1950s freshly refinished.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Wood

Whimsical Set of Three American Brass Pelicans, 1960s
The parents and chick each with expressive faces and varying size.
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Vintage 1960s North American Animal Sculptures

Whimsical Large-Scale Ceramic Sea Turtle Mid-Century Modern
By Unknown
Whimsical large-scale ceramic sea turtle. Everybody needs a giant sea turtle especially if you live near the sea shore!
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

Early Staffordshire Pottery Whimsical Cat, Early 19th Century
Early Staffordshire Pottery Cat, Early 19th century. The large whimsical cat with brown and iron-red sponging sits on its hind quarters on an oval base with blue sponging with a...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Folk Art Animal Sculptures

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Creamware, Pottery

Whimsical Hand Carved Wooden Hippo Figure by Rod Mack Dated 1958
By Rod Mack
This whimsical, hand carved wooden hippo figure was made by Rod Mack and is dated 1958. It was a wonderfully textured surface that highlights and embraces the marks of the hand of th...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Ceramic Bird Sculpture
By Unknown
Ceramic bird, it appears to be made of metal. The color is rusty brown with some black variations on top. The beak is orange with crackled finish and black dots. We like its look, it...
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20th Century Animal Sculptures

Materials

Clay

Ceramic Bird Sculpture
H 6.25 in. W 7.5 in. D 9 in.
Multicolor Deer Iron Sculpture
By Alterego
The unique design of this sculptural piece borrows from a highly traditional aesthetic inspired by the iconic trophy reinterpreted in contemporary fashion. Entirely handcrafted witho...
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2010s Italian Other Animal Sculptures

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Iron

Multicolor Deer Iron Sculpture
H 35.44 in. W 19.69 in. D 22.84 in.
Brass Sea Horse Sculpture
Whimsical cast brass sea horse with attitude, hand polished and lacquered for easy care.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Brass

Brass Sea Horse Sculpture
H 17 in. W 7 in. D 3.5 in.
Sergio Bustamante Style Parrot Sculpture
By Sergio Bustamante
Fun and whimsical is this Sergio Bustamante style mixed metal parrot sculpture. With his graphic design of curled metal going in different directions around his body this sculpture i...
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Animal Sculptures

Materials

Aluminum, Brass, Tin

Sergio Bustamante Style Parrot Sculpture
H 7 in. W 6.50 in. D 7.50 in.
George Owen “Caterpillar Brass Sculpture
By George Owen
Whimsical abstract brass caterpillar by Artist George Owen. Unique Design and subject matter.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Brass

James Bearden Abstract Peacock Sculpture
By James Bearden
Whimsical peacock sculpture by noted sculptor, James Bearden, composed of torch-cut, welded, and polished steel, fused bronze, copper, and enamel mounted to a wooden base. Exceptiona...
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Early 2000s American Brutalist Animal Sculptures

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Bronze, Copper, Enamel, Steel

James Bearden Abstract Peacock Sculpture
H 33.75 in. W 11.25 in. D 11 in.
Midcentury Brass and Rosewood Dolphin Sculpture
Whimsical Mid-Century Modern brass and rosewood dolphin sculpture. No Markings.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Brass

Ulises Jimenez Obregon Cubist Sculpture Monkey
By Ulises Jimenez Obregon
A really fabulous cubist sculpture of a monkey or chimpanzee by the noted Costa Rican artist Ulises Jimenez Obregon titled Volca and made out of the rare wood known as Cenizaro. This...
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Early 2000s Costa Rican Animal Sculptures

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Wood

Pair of Bronze and Fur Sheep Sculptures
Striking pair of bronze sheep sculptures with long black Icelandic sheep fur. Whimsical and playful, these make striking statement pieces in a variety of settings.
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Vintage 1980s French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Pair of Bronze and Fur Sheep Sculptures
H 22 in. W 23 in. D 10.25 in.
Brazilian Silver and Amethyst Bird Sculpture
By Unknown
Whimsical silver bird with natural quartz crystal.
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Vintage 1970s Brazilian Animal Sculptures

Materials

Amethyst, Silver

Patinated Bronze Sculpture of a Deer by Hagenauer
By Karl Hagenauer
This whimsical sculpture of a stag is from the famed Werkstatte Hagenauer Wien.
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Great Ceramic Monkey or Chimpanzee Sculpture
A great ceramic possibly Majolica or pottery whimsical Monkey or Chimpanzee. Not signed but likely Italian from the 1960s. Some felt is missing from the base, and there are likely n...
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20th Century Italian Animal Sculptures

Pair of Lisa Larson Lion Sculptures Gustavsberg
A pair of large lion ceramic sculptures by Lisa Larson for the Africa Series made by Gustavsberg. This size is the largest of the series. Signed at bottom. Whimsical interpretation a...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Metal Parrot Form Sculpture
As if it where a three dimensional drawing, this whimsical Mid-Century deconstructed iron bird sculpture will grab plenty of attention.   
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Bronze Ostrich Sculpture in the Style of Giacometti
Whimsical bronze ostrich sculpture reminiscent of the designs of Giacometti. The ostrich egg, also of bronze, sits in the body of the sculpture and is not attached. Unsigned, circa 1...
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Vintage 1980s French Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Vintage Midcentury Bird with Shell Sculpture by Binazzi
By Binazzi
Whimsical midcentury bird sculpture, a peacock perhaps, crafted with silver plated brass and a triton shell. Featuring an exaggerated form and striking green glass eyes. Signed "Bina...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Shell

Ceramic Fish Sculpture / Bowl by Bitossi for Raymor
By Bitossi, Raymor
A whimsical ceramic fish sculpture / decorative bowl featuring an abstract elongated form having a pale green matte glaze with expressive stripes and circles. Designed by Bitossi, ma...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Danish Modern Solid Teak Hand-Carved Duck Sculpture
By Kay Bojesen
Whimsical hand-carved duck sculpture in solid teak unsigned, circa 1960s.
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20th Century American Scandinavian Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Teak

Small Vintage Seal Sculpture Made of Real Fur
Whimsical collectible small seal, made of real fur, circa 1950s.
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20th Century Canadian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Fur

Elephant with a Cane Sculpture Signed and Dated 1984
This whimsical sculpture of a lame elephant in red, white and blue colors is signed and dated 3/84. We cannot make out the signature but it looked like Red Grooms. We had the gallery...
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Vintage 1980s Unknown Animal Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Ceramic Lion Sculpture by Bruno Gambone, circa 1990s
By Bruno Gambone
Smiling ceramic lion / cat sculpture by ceramicist Bruno Gambone, (circa 1990s). This seated lion sculpture is a work of art. It is whimsical, yet beautiful in its use of the pared-d...
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1990s Italian Minimalist Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

Curtis Jere Brutalist Sculpture of a Bird with Brass Feathers
By Curtis Jere
Brutalist sculpture of a charming and whimsical rooster with surrealist big big acrylic eyes and brass feathers by Curtis Jere late 1960s. It has great patina and variations in color...
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Vintage 1960s American Brutalist Animal Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Franz Xavier Bergmann, Great Dane, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used to ...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Franz Xavier Bergmann, a Cat, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture, circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Franz Xavier Bergmann, a Trio, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture, circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Franz Xavier Bergmann, a Hen, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture, circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Signed “Vienna” Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse ...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Franz Bergmann, Easter Present, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture, circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Franz Xavier Bergmann, French Bulldog, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture, 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Franz Xavier Bergmann, Friends, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture, circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Franz Xavier Bergmann, a Dachshund, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Franz Xavier Bergmann, Bourgeois, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture, circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Franz Xavier Bergmann, A Donkey, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture, circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Franz Xavier Bergmann, Trumpeter, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture, circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Franz Xavier Bergmann, Waiter, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture, circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

1970s Brutalist Metal Owl Sculpture in the Style of Curtis Jere
By Curtis Jere
Whimsical metal owl sculpture, hand-sculpted, circa 1970s.
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Late 20th Century American Brutalist Animal Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Artisan Sculpture of a Herron with an Ostrich Egg Body
This stylish and organic piece was recently acquired from a Palm Beach estate and will make the perfect whimsical addition to your home. Here the artisan has captured a youthful Herr...
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Mid-20th Century Organic Modern Animal Sculptures

American Mid-Century Modern Hand-Carved Walnut Whale Bank / Sculpture
Whimsical hand-carved whale sculpture bank, circa 1960s. Beautiful condition with a soft, elegant finish made of soled walnut. Very unique and hard to find piece.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Walnut

Pirate Cat Glass Sculpture Hand Painted by Sea Glasbruk, 1980s, Sweden
By Sea Glasbruk
Pirate cat glass sculpture hand painted, circa 1980s - manufactured at Swedish Sea Glasbruk in Kosta. Hand painted and signed/marked. Please note the piece is hand painted - do no...
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Vintage 1980s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Art Glass

Franz Xavier Bergmann, Camel Rider, Miniature Vienna Bronze Sculpture circa 1900
By Franz Bergmann
Noted for his detailed and colorful work, Bergman was signing his creations with either a "B" in an urn-shaped cartouche, or "Nam Greb" - for "Bergman" in reverse (these marks used t...
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Frederick Weinberg Mid-Century Modern White and Red Iron Bambi Sculpture Planter
Frederick Weinberg Mid-Century Modern whimsical iron Bambi deer sculpture or yard planter stand in white and red finish from the 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Iron

Unique "Blowfish" Sculpture Few of a Kind Masterpiece Artisan Eva Fritz-Lindner
A whimsical handmade and hand painted glazed pottery Blowfish master piece. Designer/Maker: Eva Fritz-Lindner (1933-2017) with stamp i3D, circa 1970. Glaze: The matte colors a...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

Unique "Turtle" Sculpture Few of Kind Masterpiece Artisan Eva Fritz-Lindner
A whimsical handmade and hand painted glazed pottery Turtle in the form of a bank master piece. Designer/Maker: Eva Fritz-Lindner (1933-2017), circa attributed 1970. Glaze: Th...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

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