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Pair of Murano Polar Bears by Alfredo Barbini, 1940-1950, Italy
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in London, GB
Hand blown Muralo polar bear sculptures by Alfredo Barbini, late 1940s-early 1950s Color runs from aubergine bleeding in to opalescent clear iridized glass. Alfredo Barbini, glass ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Blown Glass, Art Glass

Pair of Venetian Blown Glass Polar Bear Door Handles by Alfredo Barbini, 1940s
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in London, GB
Venetian blown glass push and pull door handles from a hotel in Venice by Alfredo Barbini, late 1940s, Italy. Polar bears climbing on geometric glaciers set in glass block set in br...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Glass Paperweight by Alfredo Barbini, ‘Nudo nel Aqua’, 1949
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in London, GB
Female torso in glass block paperweight with a nude women in black glass and gold flakes applied over black, floating inside clear glass. Ref, Roberto Aloi, Esempi, Verti d’ Oggi,...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Dove Sculpture Hand Blown Glass Attributed to Seguso 1950s Italy
By Archimede Seguso
Located in London, GB
Milk white, clear and purple dove sculpture with gold beak and spread out wings and gold leaf beak is shaped in glass while hot. Attributed to Archimede Seguso, Italy, 1950s.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso

1940s Danish Art Deco Bottle Stopper by Harald Nielsen for Georg Jensen
By Harald Nielsen, Georg Jensen
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A Georg Jensen 925 sterling bottle stopper. Marked Denmark Sterling Dessin HN 206.
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Danish Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Crystal, Sterling Silver

Vintage Murano Glass Bowl, Ercole Barovier, 1940s
By Ercole Barovier
Located in Roma, IT
This is a shining glass bowl realized by Ercole Barovier in the 1940s. Elegant clear glass bowl. In excellent conditions. Dimensions: cm 15 x 5 x 15. Ercole Barovier (1889-...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Glass

Pair of Rare Large Clam Shaped Brass Bowl, Italy, 1940s
Pair of rare large clam shaped brass bowl, Italy, 1940s. One larger and one smaller bowl in full brass shaped in the form of a clam shell standing on small 3 globe feet. Great for ...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Brass

Early Laura Andreson California Modernist Ceramic Stoneware Bowl
By Laura Andreson
Located in Pasadena, CA
Large Laura Anderson stoneware bowl measuring 3.5" in height by 11.25" diameter. Signed Laura Anderson, 1949. In very good vintage condition. The following bio was taken from the ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Stoneware

Murano Glass and Bronze Vanity Mirror Venini Style
By Venini, Paolo Venini, Toni Zuccheri, Murano 5
Located in Houston, TX
Gorgeous Venini inspired Murano glass and bronze vanity mirror or tabletop mirror. Featured Murano glass mirror is in a beautiful shade of twisted cobalt blue and clear glass with br...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Bronze

Plaster Figurine / Bust – Chanel 1940s
Seductive and naughty bust / mannequin of a young woman. Made of painted plaster and is made as a sensual and attractive femme fatale with a nice and lush bosom. The bust was orig...
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Plaster

Zeiss 10 x 80 Naval Binoculars Set on a Wooden Tripod, German, circa 1940
By ZEISS
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
A pair of 10x80 binoculars with eyepieces set at 45 degrees, attributed to Zeiss. Set on period, extending oak and brass stand with chromed conical feet. 10 times magnification with ...
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German Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Oak

Stoneware Vase by Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand, Sweden
By Rörstrand, Gunnar Nylund
Located in Stockholm, SE
Stoneware jug/ vase designed by Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand in Sweden during the 1940s. Textured glaze in speckled white with slight pink on one side. Hand signed. Second line of pro...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Stoneware

Large Wedgwood Dark Blue Jasperware Jardinière
By Wedgwood
Located in Stamford, CT
Large Wedgwood dark blue Jasperware jardinière. All-over neoclassical motif. Stamped on the underside. This is the largest example of Wedgwood I have come across. The Last image is f...
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English Neoclassical Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Pottery

Jacques Blin, Blue Double Handled Ceramic Vase, France, circa 1940s
By Jacques Blin
Located in New York, NY
Glazed ceramic vase by Jacques Blin.
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Ceramic

San Cristoforo Vase, Gio Ponti and Giovanni Gariboldi for Ginori, 1940s
This San Cristoforo ceramic vase is an original decorative object designed by Gio Ponti and Giovanni Gariboldi for Richard Ginori in the 1940s. Beautiful ceramic vase in red, char...
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Italian Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Ceramic

Pre State of Israel Tin Charity Box
Charity box -Orphanage for the Girls in Jerusalem. Tin charity box, "General orphanage for girls in Jerusalem, established 1902, on front of box a drawing of a girl in her room hold...
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Israeli Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Metal

Faience Vase by Stig Lindberg
By Gustavsberg, Stig Lindberg
Located in Stockholm, SE
Beautiful faience vase by Stig Lindberg in a plump, bee’s nest form. Graphic, hand painted decor and distinct blue and yellow colors.
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Earthenware

Large Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica Dish in Hand Painted Porcelain, Dated 1947
Large Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica dish in hand painted porcelain. Dated 1947. Measures: 25 x 20 cm. In very good condition. 2nd factory quality. Stamped.
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Danish Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Porcelain

French Glass Tall Rectangular Vase
French glass tall rectangular vase, with a slightly curved lip. The glass is thick and sturdy.
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Glass

French Plaster Head of Napoleon as Emperor
A French painted plaster head of Napoleon as Emperor.  
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Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Plaster

British Deco 1940s Bulblous Ribbed Ceramic Vase, England
By Keith Murray
Located in Miami, FL
In the style of Keith Murray's 1930s bulbous vases for Wedgewood, English Modern Deco round vase with mottled deep blue outer glaze, ecru-yellow inner and Art Deco ribbed design. Pur...
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English Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Ceramic, Pottery

Porcelain Figurine, Air Purifier or Table Lamp, Parrot from the 1930s
Germany, 1930s, excellent condition Porcelain figurine, air purifier or table lamp. Parrot from the 1930s. Undamaged original condition. The lighting works. A small container on the...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Porcelain, Porcelain

Very Unusual Hand Colored Pressed Glass Vase Decorated with Gold Rim, 1940s
Very unusual hand-colored pressed glass vase decorated with gold rim, Art Deco design (probably 1940s), comprising four indented geometric panels, a base layer of opaque light yello...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Art Glass, Art Glass

1940s French Glass Chrome Picture Frame
Elegant French Hollywood Regency glass picture photo frame. Clear glass slab and refined chromed metal framing all around the picture view. Metal easel at the back. Measurements: O...
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French Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Metal, Chrome

Ferruccio Mengaroni Vase Ceramic 1940 Italy
By Laboratorio Pesaro
Located in Milano, IT
Ferruccio Mengaroni vase ceramic 1940 Italy.
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Italian Other Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Axel Salto for Royal Copenhagen Ceramic Bowl, 1940s
By Axel Salto
Located in Paris, FR
Axel Salto for Royal Copenhagen Denmark Ceramic bowl organic shape with fruits and leaves protruding from the surface in a stunning sung glaze. Artist-signed with factory marks. D...
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Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

South African Metal School Supply Box Inscribed in Hebrew
Metal school supply box sent by the South Africa Jewish Wars Appeal to the Wels displaced persons (DP) camp in Austria, 1947. Painted blue with white inscription and map of South Af...
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South African Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Metal

Large Industrial Clock by Industrial Company
Beautifully simple clock measuring 20.5 inches in diameter. All original surfaces. A wire safety glass covers the face Clock has been adapted for operation by battery.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal

'Torciglione' Murano Glass Photo Frame Attributed to Venini
By Venini
Located in Naples, IT
A beautiful Italian glass picture frame attributed to the Muranese Company Venini. Produced in the 1940s this piece features twisted ‘torciglione’ glass with a decorative brass mount...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Brass

1940s Plaster Sculpture from R. Espinasse, Woman Standing
Plaster sculpture, woman standing, Raymond Espinasse (1897-1985) workshop, France. Measure: Height 33.4 inches.
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Plaster

Sterling Silver Box with Gilt Interior and Purple Enamel, Elkington & Co, 1945
By Elkington & Co.
Located in Braintree, GB
Sterling silver box with gilt interior and purple enamel. Maker: Elkington & Co Ltd Made in Birmingham 1945 Fully hallmarked. Dimensions - Diameter 10.4 cm Height 4.6 cm We...
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British Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel

Vintage Mexican Wood Box Embellished with Milagros
Interesting Mexican Folk Art box totally embellished with silver plated Milagros. This decorative box, cocktail table box or document box is in very good vintage condition. Beautiful...
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Mexican Folk Art Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Metal

Italian Glazed Ceramic Bust of a Classical Roman by Santa Monica
By Santa Monica
Located in Houston, TX
Italian ceramic bust of a classical Roman with unusual iridescent glaze, marked Santa Monica.
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Italian Classical Roman Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Scandinavian Art Deco Decorative Bronze Bowl from Denmark by Tinos
By Tinos
Located in Stockholm, SE
Scandinavian Art Deco heavy decorative bronze bowl with lid designed and produced by Tinos Bronce in Denmark between 1940-1949. The bowl has a crisp relief ribbed pattern with polish...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Gio Ponti Mid-Century Modern Italian Spiral Brass Planter "Casa E Giardino"
By Casa e Giardino, Gio Ponti
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
Rare brass planter, designed by Gio Ponti for Home and Garden, Italy, 1940s.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal, Brass

Sterling Silver Candlesticks
By Joseph Gloster
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of vintage George VI English sterling silver candlesticks made in the Regency style, an addition to our ornamental silverware collection T...
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English Regency Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Silver, Sterling Silver

White Onyx Stone Box, circa 1940
A small box made from white Onyx with gilt metal decoration to the centre of the lip and gilt metal hinge stamped Made in England. Originally used as a cigarette box, circa 1940. ...
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British Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Agate

Vintage French National Bank Black Gold Bar Boxes, circa 1940
Vintage bank gold bar boxes, circa 1940 from French National Bank (banque de France) very strong boiled cardboard and Iron rivets , original black color, waxed finish. Excellent cond...
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French Industrial Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Faux Leather

Harry Bertoia Hand-Forged Silver, Ebony and Silver Wire Pendant, USA, 1942
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
This early wire wrapped pendant was likely made by Harry Bertoia while he was at Cranbrook.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Silver

Harry Bertoia Patinated Silver Brooch with Coral and Ebony, USA, 1943
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
An unusual piece of Bertoia's jewelry with a figurative quality. This brooch was included in an exhibit, "In Nature's Embrace: The World of Harry Bertoia" at the Reading Public Museu...
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American Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Coral, Silver

Midcentury Terracotta Garland Based with Flowers and Fruits French Copa Medici
One of a kind "Copa Medicci" in terracotta, with garlands of flowers and fruits. With a terracotta base. From France. In a very good condition. A very deco piece!
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French Napoleon III Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

Pierre Gire '1901-1984', Aka Pierre d'Avesn, Two Art Deco Bowls, 1940s
Pierre Gire (1901-1984), aka Pierre D'Avesn. Two Art Deco bowls in clear art glass. 1940's. Measures: 14 x 4,8 cm. In very good condition. Pierre Gire (1901-1984), aka Pierre D'Av...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

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Cut Glass

Pierre Gire '1901-1984', Aka Pierre D'Avesn, Art Deco Vase, 1940s
Pierre Gire (1901-1984), aka Pierre d'Avesn. Art Deco vase in pink and clear art glass, 1940s. Measures: 16,5 x 15,5 cm. In very good condition. Pierre Gire (1901-1984), aka Pierr...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Art Glass

Pierre Gire, Aka Pierre d'Avesn, Art Deco Vase in Clear Art Glass
Pierre Gire (1901-1984), aka Pierre d'Avesn. Art Deco vase in clear art glass, 1940s. Measures: 18 x 13.5 cm. In very good condition. Pierre Gire (1901-1984), aka Pierre d'Avesn. ...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Art Glass

Pierre Gire '1901-1984', Aka Pierre D'Avesn, Art Deco Vase in Yellow Art Glass
Pierre Gire (1901-1984), aka Pierre D'Avesn. Art Deco vase in yellow art glass. 1940s. Measures: 18 x 13.5 cm. In very good condition. Pierre Gire (1901-1984), aka Pierre D'Avesn....
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Art Glass

Pierre Gire, Aka Pierre d'Avesn, Art Deco Vase in Yellow Art Glass
Pierre Gire (1901-1984), aka Pierre D'Avesn. Art Deco vase in yellow art glass, 1940s. Measures: 22.5 x 17.5 cm. In very good condition. Pierre Gire (1901-1984), aka Pierre D'Aves...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Art Glass

Treccia Twisted Murano Glass Picture Frame by Venini
By Paolo Venini, Venini, Toni Zuccheri, Barovier&Toso
Located in Houston, TX
Stunning Treccia or Torchon twisted Murano glass and bronze photo frame by Venini. This vintage clear Italian Murano glass picture frame dates to the 1940s.
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Set of 1940s French Industrial Aluminium Moulds for Rubber Ladies Swimming Caps
This rare set of aluminium moulds was used to create rubber swimming caps for ladies. Both of them have a different pattern, remember the wavy or bubbly pattern in rubber swimming c...
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Aluminum

Guido Cacciapuoti Rooster and Hen Ceramic, 1940, Italy
By Guido Cacciapuoti
Located in Milano, IT
Guido Cacciapuoti rooster and hen ceramic, 1940, Italy.
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Italian Other Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Danish Bronze Zodiac Dish from Nordisk Malm, 1940s
Bronze bowl/dish/ashtray with Zodiac motifs, manufactured and designed by Nordisk Malm in Denmark in the late 1940s
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Danish Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Majolica Vase or Planter in Emerald Green and Pink by Stangl
By Stangl Pottery
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A tole ceramic planter of green foliage and pink petals. This beautiful piece has been glazed in striking emerald green leaves. The interior is a muted pink glaze. Perfect for use as...
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American Art Nouveau Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic, Paint

Art Deco Sculpture White Cat Primavera, circa 1940
By Atelier Primavera au Printemps
Located in The Hills, TX
Art Deco sculpture white cat signed Primavera, circa 1940.
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European Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

1940s Art Deco Cobalt Blue Shell Shaped Vase by Vicke Lindstrand, Upsala Ekeby
By Upsala Ekeby, Vicke Lindstrand
Located in Frederiksberg, DK
Stunning Swedish Art Deco ceramic sea shell shaped vase by acclaimed Swedish designer Vicke Lindstrand. Manufactured by Upsala Ekeby in 1944. Smooth and shiny cobalt blue glaze on th...
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Swedish Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

French Art Deco Terracotta Statue by Ugo Cipriani, 1940s
By Ugo Cipriani
Located in Saint-Amans-des-Cots, FR
French Art Deco terracotta statue by Ugo Cipriani (1887-1960), France, 1940s. Lady reading. Polychrome patina. Macassar base. Measures: Width 15"(38cm), height 11.8"(30cm), depth 7.8...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta, Macassar

Midcentury Flora Vase Ekeby Anna-Lisa Thomson, 1940s, Sweden
By Gamla Uppsala Keramik
Located in Bochum, NRW
A lovely decorative ceramic vase designed by Anna-Lisa Thomson in the 1940s for Ekeby, Sweden. Model 'Flora', realized between 1948-1950. Glazed ceramic, hand painted, form number 24...
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Richard Ginori Giovanni Gariboldi Vase Yellow White Ceramic, 1945, Italy
By Giovanni Gariboldi
Located in Milano, IT
Exceptional vase Richard Ginori Giovanni Gariboldi vase yellow white ceramic, 1945, Italy.
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Italian Other Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Monumental Italian Modernist Brass Ewer Stamped Egidio Casagrande
Stunning large scale Italian modernist brass ewer or pitcher is stamped Egidio Casagrande. This monumental Italian Mid-Century Modern brass ewer, vessel or vase dates to the 1940s an...
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Italian Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Swedish Stoneware Vase by Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand
By Rörstrand, Gunnar Nylund
Located in Stockholm, SE
Stoneware vase designed by Gunnar Nylund, hand thrown at Rörstrand in Sweden during the 1940s. White glaze with incised pattern on neck and base. Hand signed.
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Objects

Materials

Stoneware

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