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Large Val Bertoia 15-Rod "Curve of Sounding Cat Tails" Sculpture
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Val Bertoia 15-Rod "Curve of Sounding Cat Tails" sculpture. A lyrical and musical sound sculpture with certificate of authenticity signed by the artist and son of the original ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Silver, Brass, Copper

Mid-20th Century Silver and Copper Gragger/Jewish Noisemaker by Moshe Smilovici
Located in New York, NY
Silver and copper noisemaker, Moshe Smilovici, Tel-Aviv, circa 1945. Hammered copper handle and frame, engraved in Hebrew: cursed Haman, cursed Zeresh, blessed Mordechai, blessed Es...
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Israeli Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Silver, Copper

French 1960s Brutalist Chrome Kinetic Sculpture
Located in Atlanta, GA
Stunning 1960s French Modernist kinetic tall chrome metal sculpture. The Brutalist design with a sleek shape fully rotating, give to this sculpture a versatile look. Extremely decora...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Metal, Chrome

Lucite Hourglass Sand Timer Sculpture in the Manner of Charles Hollis Jones
Located in San Diego, CA
Seldom seen four bubble Lucite hourglass sand timer sculpture dating from the 1970s. In the manner of Charles Hollis Jones. No maker marks. The sand timer works as it should. In very...
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Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Lucite

Royal Dutch Navy Grumman Avanger TBM3 1960 Airplane Model
Located in Weesp, NL
Big and beautiful 1960 Grumman Avenger TBM3 Royal Dutch Navy airplane model. This beautiful replica once flew with remote control and it comes without remote control. It has not been...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Plastic, Wood

Model of a Red Speedboat
Located in Chicago, IL
This 1940s electric boat model represents a “bootlegger”; the type of fast craft used to smuggle whiskey during the prohibition era in the United States. The boat is functional (no m...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Wood, Paint

Bruce Goff Style Monumental Bronze Outdoor Sculpture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A Bruce Goff style large scale outdoor sculpture has architectural and Art Brut stylings. Similar to an installation that Goff created for Frank Lloyd Wright's Price House, the rhomb...
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Bronze

Mid-Century Colorful Molecular Atomic Model from a School in Prague
Located in Almelo, NL
This beautiful patinated metal 1950s molecular structure will display great on any table for presentation. It measures very nicely at 9.75 x 9.75 x 9.75. The piece was used for study...
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Czech Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Metal

Monumental Copper Gong by Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
A massive copper gong designed and executed during the 1960s by Harry Bertoia. We have added a blackened steel base with stem to support the gong. Measurement is for the gong only.  
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Bronze, Copper

Harry Bertoia Patinated Bronze Gong
Located in New York, NY
This gong has an amazingly distinctive form and an incredible patina. It is a smaller scale than the Classic solid bronze gongs he created. It comes with a Stand and mallet of approp...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Bronze

Colossal Illuminated Brutalist Mobile Sculpture by Gene Montez Flores
Located in Dallas, TX
This corten steel mobile was created by Gene Montez Flores during the early 1960s in his California studio. It was his largest private residential commission. The sculpture consists ...
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North American Brutalist Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Steel

Max Finkelstein Sculpture, 1968
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1915-2016 Mr. Finkelstein did not consider himself an artist. He started out as a machinist and later gravitated towards making sculptural objects. "I use modules in common with i...
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Aluminum

Fulvio Bianconi Blown Glass Venini Murano Midcentury Cobalt Blue Huge Obelisk
Located in Brussels, BE
A huge blown Murano decorative 4 sided obelisk designed by Fulvio Bianconi for Venini. This piece has a very strong presence, especially with this typical blue Venini had the secret...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Tobia Scarpa for Venini Murano Blown Glass Midcentury "Occhi" Murrine Vase
Located in Brussels, BE
A beautiful "occhi" brown and clear Murano Murrine glass vase. Murrine is the name given to these pieces, the name comes from the technique used. The technique consists of an arr...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

Colored Bamboo Mobile Sculpture, Holland, 1960
Located in Etten-Leur, NL
Very nice and decorative colored bamboo mobile sculpture, made in Holland, 1960. This sculpture was made of multicolored bamboo pipes hanging on canvas wires. The mobile makes a nice...
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Dutch Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Bamboo

Teak Monkey by Kay Bojesen
Located in Stockholm, SE
Large iconic teak monkey figurine by Kay Bojesen. Endearing, animated design. The limbs are fully movable and the monkey can hand by its hands or feet from a shelf or back of a chair.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Teak

1950s MidCentury Vintage Pinocchio Marionette Puppet, Pelham Puppets
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Excellent handmade vintage Pinocchio marionette puppet. Modelled after the Walt Disney character by Pelham Puppets, England 1960s. Features moulded head, hands and feet hand pai...
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English Other Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Composition

Mid-Century Modern Brutalist Kinetic Balancing Man Sculpture, 1960s
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Curtis Jere style Brutalist tabletop or book shelf counter balance sculpture constructed of welded metal and nails. This kinetic three-piece sculpture features bal...
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Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Metal

Large Modernist Iron and Stone Stabile Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
A large and unusual kinetic stabile sculpture from Berkeley, California, 1960s. The work is made of river stones and welded iron, painted black. It can be used outdoors or inside. Ar...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Stone, Iron

Hans Brockhage Childs Rocking and Race Car
Located in Dronten, NL
Rocking car designed by Hans Brockhage, produced by Siegfried Lenz. Purchased from the first owner.
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Rubber, Birch

Harry Bertoia Sculptural Kinetic Handcrafted Silver Jewelry Pendant, USA, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
Bertoia learned the craft of metalsmithing at Detroit's Cass Technical School. When he was twenty two years old he was invited by Eliel Saarinen to oversee the metalworking studio at...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Sterling Silver

Harry Bertoia Patinated Bronze Gong
Located in New York, NY
This gong has an incredible patina and is a smaller scale than the Classic solid bronze gongs he created.
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Bronze

Early Paluzuie Globe with Rotating Wood Base, circa 1930
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Early Paluzuie globe with rotating wood base, circa 1930 Manufactured in Spain. Measures: 28cm H x Ø 16 cm.
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Wood

Tom McAllister Spray Sculpture, Kinetic, Polished Steel, Signed
Located in New York, NY
Tom McAllister spray sculpture, kinetic, polished steel, signed. Medium scale table sculpture, an homage to Bertoia, with a tight full steel wire rod spray and well preserved polishe...
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American Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Steel, Steel

Americana Folk Art Bottle Cap Chainlink Hanging Sculpture
Located in East Hampton, NY
This Folk Art hanging sculpture made of vintage bottle caps hand strewn in to this chain-link piece of art. This can be hung from any height, leaving the base to coil around in a nat...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Metal

Permanent-Waving Hairdressing Salon Machine by Eugene Ltd., circa 1930
Located in Bedford, Bedfordshire
The tubular metal and steel permanent wave machine in black paint, with an Art Deco inspired pedestal column to tripod legs with wheels to avoid pick-up of hair from the salon floor,...
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English Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

Materials

Steel

Large Bertoia Style Sonambient Sculpture
Located in Pasadena, TX
This sonambient sculpture in the style of Harry and Val Bertoia is made of 20 copper cat-tail rods adhered and mounted on metal. Measures: 27" width x 6" depth x 41" height.
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Polish Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Metal

Midcentury Brass Sculpture Arleen Eichengreen and Nancy Gensburg
Located in Buchanan, MI
Midcentury brass sculpture Arleen Eichengreen and Nancy Gensburg, American, 20th century, untitled.
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Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Brass

1970s Brazilian Abraham Palatnik Acrylic Cockerel
Located in London, GB
1970s acrylic multicolored cockerel by Brazilian artist Abraham Palatnik. An op art design with Kinetic lines throughout and signed on the lower back by the artist. This vintage i...
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Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Lucite

1970s Brazilian Lucite Kinetic White Swan Designed by Abraham Palatnik
Located in London, GB
1970s acrylic white swan by Brazilian artist Abraham Palatnik. An op art design with Kinetic lines running throughout this unusual and collectable piece. This vintage item is in ...
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Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Lucite

1960s Tall Italian Brass Obelisk
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1960s tall Italian brass obelisk.
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Brass

Paolo Tilche Midcentury Magnetic Sculpture for Arform, 1962
Located in Milan, Italy
Rare and playful kinetic sculpture produced by Arform, the manufacturer founded by Italian architect Paolo Tilche. This piece was designed by Paolo Tilche himself and it is made of s...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Magnets, Steel

1970s Helicopter Sculpture Made with Assorted Old Mechanical Metal Pieces
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s helicopter sculpture made with assorted old mechanical metal pieces: cars, bikes, lawnmowers, etc.  
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European Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Iron

1970s Tank with Cannon Sculpture Made with Assorted Old Mechanical Metal Pieces
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s tank with cannon sculpture made with assorted old mechanical metal pieces: cars, bikes, lawnmowers, etc.  
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European Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Iron

1970s Formula 1 Car Sculpture Made with Assorted Old Mechanical Metal Pieces
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s Formula 1 car sculpture made with assorted old mechanical metal pieces: cars, bikes, lawnmowers, etc.  
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Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Iron

English Windjammer Folk Art Plane, circa 1930
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer an early 20th century Folk Art wooden hand painted red bi-plane from a windjammer. A wonderful self-taught engineering example demonstrating great proportions a...
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British Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Wood

Paolo Tilche & Otto Monestier Midcentury Kinetic Mobile Steel Sculpture, 1960s
Located in Milan, Italy
Rare sculpture produced by Arform, the manufacturer founded by Italian architect Paolo Tilche. This piece was designed by Paolo Tilche and Otto Monestier and it is made of steel with...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Steel

"Bowling" Piece by Yonel Lebovici for Atelier A
Located in Dronten, NL
Rare art piece/ashtray by Yonel Lebovici. Interesting Kinetic sculpture. Documented in the "Atelier A" book by Francoise Jollant Kneebone and Chloé Braunstein.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Chrome

Vintage Kinetic Sculpture Brass 'Oloid' by Paul Schatz, 1930s, Switzerland
Located in Munich, DE
Vintage kinetic sculpture 'Oloid' in brass. Designed by Paul Schatz, 1929, Switzerland. This one is an old example, probably from 1930s. Executed in brass, the Oloid is in very go...
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Swiss Bauhaus Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Brass

kinetic sculpture of the earth and orbits
Located in Antwerp, BE
Mid-Century Modern Planetarium mechanical model kinetic sculpture, Europe circa 1950. lacquered metal Measures: 80 cm wide, 80 cm deep, 83 cm high. Check out our Goldwood storefront ...
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Dutch Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Metal

Hans Brockhage Schaukelwagen Swing and Race Car Toy
Located in Antwerp, BE
Mid-Century Modern Car toy by Hans Brockhage and Erwin Andra made in the early 1950s DDR. Design Classic for kids. Beechwood frame, curved plywood seating and red wooden wheels wit...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Rubber, Beech, Plywood

Paul A. Lobel Sterling Fisherman Kinetic Sculpture
Located in St. Louis, MO
Paul A. Lobel (1899-1983) modernist silversmith, sculptor and artist. Lobel sold his jewelry and art at his Greenwich village shop in the 1940s and 1950s. This two-piece sterling Kin...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Sterling Silver

French Carved Walnut Reticulated Maquette AMX Tank, circa 1955
Located in London, GB
A French maquette AMX tank circa 1955 in carved walnut with working reticulated tracks and swivelling turret. Each section finished to a high standard with details such as surface pa...
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French Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Walnut

Blue and White Desk Top Lucite Cube Geometric Sculpture
Located in Ferndale, MI
Square cube sculpture shows different form and colors from every angle.
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Plastic, Acrylic, Lucite

Laurids Lonborg for Scandia Design Blue Kinetic Ball Sculpture
Located in Bochum, NRW
Vintage, large Mid-Century Modern blue and black lacquered metal table mobile, designed by Laurids Lonborg in 1960s Hellerup, Denmark. A kinetic sculpture comprised of variegated ba...
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Danish Space Age Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Silver 915 Sailing Ship Spain Probably Madrid, circa 1934-1935
Located in Vienna, AT
Silver 915 Spanish nicest sailing ship (= Rarity !) made circa 1934-1935 Hallmarked: -- PENTAGRAM / FIVE-POINTED STAR (used as from the year 1934 for Spanish silver as it was le...
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Spanish Other Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Silver

Wood Sculpture Futurist Machine by Urano Palma Locomotive title, from 1936
Located in Milano, IT
Author Urano Palma. Wooden sculpture depicting a Futurist machine made in 1936. Title of work Locomotive. The sculpture is made of wood carved and assembled. The work is a beautiful ...
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Italian Futurist Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Wood

William Dickey King Modernist Aluminum Puzzle Sculpture of a Man with Bird
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A Mid-Century Modern aluminum sculpture of a man and a bird (or perhaps a child?). William D. King (1925-2015) This interlocking aluminum sculpture was one of a series, which were ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Aluminum

Glass Mobile Spanish, 1960s
Located in London, Greater London
Glass mobile with numerous pivot points allowing the mobile to move. Textured antique glass in 3 colours with a metal structure. This version shows the red, white and blue glass w...
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Spanish Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Glass

Sonambient Sculpture by Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
Rare Harry Bertoia sonambient sculpture. Pair of off-axis bronze rod arrays silver soldered onto a solid bronze base, circa 1967. Sold with a certificate of authenticity by the Hary ...
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North American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Gold Plate, Brass, Steel

Super Cool 1960s Outdoor Kinetic Pendulum Sculpture
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Super cool Kinetic sculpture in wrought iron and metal. The sculpture has 3 circles on rods that rest on a metal base. The upper circles measure 25 inches 17 and 13 in diameter. This...
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American Kinetic Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Metal, Wrought Iron

Pop Art Cake & Candy Mixed Media Mid-Century Post-Modern Sculpture Red Pedestal
Located in Brooklyn, NY
British Pop Art Candy & Cake Realist Mixed Media Sculpture, Red wood pedestal Unbelievably lifelike dessert sculptural grouping a la Wayne Thiebaud. Substantial hand painted solid ...
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British Post-Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Porcelain, Resin, Wood, Paper

Vintage 1940s Pewter Hour Glass or Sand Timer
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Three-minute sand timer (circa 1940s) composed of pewter frame with molded glass interior. Modest form with ball decoration on the three columns. Lovely decorative object in good, vi...
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American Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Pewter

French Carousel Ride of Hippopotamus Form Seat
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
A brightly painted cartoon-style hippopotamus form seat from a children's carousel in Paris, France. The sculptural form is made of fibreglass, with handles, foot pegs and seat, and ...
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French Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Fiberglass

Lesney Matchboxes Series Antique Metal Toy, Three Red Fire Trucks, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Three Red Fire Trucksfrom Lesney Matchboxes Series, circa 1950. Lesney Products & Co. Ltd. was a British manufacturing company responsible for the conception, manufacture, and dis...
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British Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Metal

Kinetic Spray Sculpture
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This piece is the quintessential representation of the midcentury movement with its cleans lines, materials and kinetic energy. Note: Marble base is 3.50" width x 3.50" depth.
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Marble, Stainless Steel

Articulate Bronze Brooch "Pergatoire" by Line Vautrin
Located in North Miami, FL
A hanging articulate three-piece gilt bronze brooch "Purgatoire" also known as "Le Ciel, la Terre, et l'Enfer." by Line Vautrin. Each element with figure symbolizes Heaven, Earth and...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

1930s Large Louis Schopper Decorative Scales
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1930s vintage Louis Schopper decorative scales. The firm of Louis Schopper opened in Leipzig Germany in 1881. We bought these scales simply because they are beautifully made and thei...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

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Metal

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