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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 Sculptures

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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 Sculptures

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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 Sculptures

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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 Sculptures

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso

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

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Plaster

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 Sculptures

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Porcelain, Porcelain

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 Sculptures

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Plaster

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 Sculptures

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Ceramic

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 Sculptures

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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 Sculptures

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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 Sculptures

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Terracotta

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 Sculptures

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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 Sculptures

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Ceramic

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 Sculptures

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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 Sculptures

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Terracotta, Macassar

Big Art Deco Panther, Black Lacquer, France/Paris, circa 1940
By Salvatore Melani
Located in Regensburg, DE
Large original panther sculpture from Paris, circa 1940. In the style of Paul Jouve's Panther drawing. Ceramic mass, polyester lacquer coated and polished. Polished (lasercut) st...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Stainless Steel

Art Deco Modern Abstract Figurative Ceramic Sculpture by Arnold Geissbuhler
By Arnold Geissbuhler
Located in Washington, DC
Striking Art Deco sculpture by Arnold Geissbuhler (Swiss, 1897-1993). Sculpture is signed on reverse. Condition is excellent. Arnold Geissbuhler was associated with some of the b...
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American Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Porcelain

Pair of Italian Classical Greek Inspired Figural Ceramic Statues
By Aldo Londi, Gambone Fantoni, Bitossi, Raymor
Located in Houston, TX
Great pair of Greek inspired Italian ceramic statues inspired by Gambone, Bitossi and Raymor.  
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Italian Classical Greek Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Ceramic

Danish Bronze Sculpture on a Marble Base, Little Girl, Dated 1942
Danish bronze sculpture on a marble base. Little girl. Dated 1942. Measures: 14.5 x 8 cm. In very good condition.
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Danish Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Pair of Lucio Fontana Ceramic Door Handles
By Lucio Fontana
Located in New York, NY
Rare pair of ceramic door handles designed by artist Lucio Fontana and manufactured by Gabbianelli Ceramiche D’arte in 1946. They were installed in a building on via Senato in Milan ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Ceramic

Rodin Style Bronze Woman Sculptor
Very intriguing sculpture made of bronze of a woman elegantly undressing. Sign by: RUSL.
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American Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Bronze

Bronze Dolphin Palais De La Mediterranee Palace Door-Handle Sculpture, 1940s
Spectacular and large dolphin door-handle sculpture, France, 1930s-1940s. This magnificent hammered bronze dolphin adorned one of the large glass doors of the Palais de la Mediterran...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Bronze, Wrought Iron

Mid-Century Modern Bronze Figure of a Seated Nude
We are bronze dealers, and we normally have well over 100 bronze sculptures in our shop. We rarely carry this genre of sculpture, however this one caught our attention. We believe it...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Bronze

Abraham Eisenberg
Bronze, signed A. Eisenberg 1948. (Polish/American 1879-1956).
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Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Bronze

Austrian Art Deco Wooden Statuette of a Lady Werkstätte Hagenauer Wien, 1940s
By Werkstätte Hagenauer Wien
Located in Vienna, AT
Austrian Art Deco wooden statuette of a lady on a polished brass base by Werkstätte Hagenauer Wien, 1940s At the end of the 1930s, female forms found their way into items like mir...
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Austrian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Brass

Very Unusual French 1940s Model of a Camel, Made of Tanned Leather
A Very Unusual and Rare French 1940s model of a Camel, made of natural tanned leather. This is truly an elaborate piece for any home decor. This piece is made of naturally tanned lea...
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French Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Leather, Glass

Rare Beautiful Design Porcelain Figurines, Football and Hockey Player, 1940s
By Royal Dux Bohemia
Located in Barcelona, ES
- 1940 - Maker: Royal Dux - Very rare, not seen, only few tens made - Perfect original condition.
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Czech Art Deco Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Porcelain

20th Century Light Blue Murano Glass Bear
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Milan, IT
A beautiful and rare Murano glass bear.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Murano Glass

Cold Weather Aviation Mask of Blue Cloth
Mask made for face protection from cold at higher altitudes. A similar mask was loaned to the Museum of Modern Art for exhibition Modern Masks and Helmets some years ago. This type o...
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American Machine Age Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Fabric

Terracotta Sculpture by David Wretling, Sweden, 1940s
By David Wretling
Located in Stockholm, SE
Sculpture titled "Unga ur Molnet" by Swedish artist David Wretling. Made from Terracotta, circa 1940s. Signed David Wretling, 10-10. Good condition, without damages. David Ot...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Terracotta

1940s Topless Flamenco Dancer Plaster Sculpture Style of Frederick Weinberg
Midcentury stylized topless 30" tall flamenco female dancer in plaster signed by the artist B. Rosenthal and dated 1941. Original paint, with loss and age crackles, plus older repair...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Plaster

Antoine-Louis Barye Signed Bronze of a Howling Wolfe on a Marble Base
By Antoine-Louis Barye
Located in Stamford, CT
After Antoine-Louis Barye signed bronze of a howling wolfe on a marble base. ZXX.
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Belle Époque Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Bronze

Pair of Faux Leather Male Mannequins, 1940s
Pair of faux leather male torso mannequins with white stich detail 1940s.   
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Unknown Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Faux Leather

Pair of Brown and White Ducks in Display Case
Taxidermy pair of ducks in display case. Pair of small black and white male and female ducks inside a wooden display case (no glass front) Ducks are set to appear they are in their...
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French Arts and Crafts Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Wood

Ida Fua Mid-Century Modern White Signed Plaster Italian Sculpture, 1940
By Ida Fua
Located in Paris, FR
This beautiful sculpture depicting a face of blindfolded woman is a typical allegory of “Fortune” signed and inscribed under the base “Ida Fuà inverno 1949-1950” (Ida Fuà winter 194...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Plaster

Custom Mounted Unusual Vintage Child's Swimming Floats and Goggles
A set of unusual and whimsical vintage child's swimming floats custom mounted on a stand with a pair of child's swimming goggles. Floats made by the NY Rubber Co. Beacon NY. Terrific...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Rubber

Ceramic Cat Sculpture
Large and amazing ceramic big cat sculpture from the 1940s. Original owners purchased in Paris.
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French Vintage 1940s Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

French J. de Monpesat 1940s Terracotta Horse Sculpture
By Jan de Monpesat
Located in Atlanta, GA
Fine French 1940s terracotta sculpture by Jan de Monpesat (France, 20th Century). Superb animal sculpture, original patina and stylishly designed horse, hand-signed incised J. DE MON...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Terracotta

Anders Jönsson Sculpture 'Boy with Apple' by Erik Pettersson Fud, in Sweden
Sculpture ‘Boy with apple’ by Anders Jönsson. Founded mark Erik Pettersson fud. In Sweden.
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Bronze

Antique Spanish Silver Swordfish Figurine, circa 1940s
Antique Spanish silver swordfish, has a lifelike feel to it and moves freely like a fish Made in Spain, star mark, after 1934 .915 silver finenness Size: 32 x 9 cm Weight: 96 g...
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Spanish Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Silver

Early Saarinen and Swanson Brass Fireplace Tool
Solid brass fireplace tool designed by Robert Swanson, Pipsan Saarinen-Swanson, and Eliel Saarinen for the Swanson Saarinen Group. This design is part of a sought after series that w...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Brass

1940s Brass Greek Key Architectural Element
1940s long solid brass Greek key architectural element. Recently polished in a satin brass finish. There are 4 pre drilled holes for mounting (mounting hardware not included). Greek...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Brass

Harry Bertoia Sculptural Kinetic Handcrafted Silver Jewelry Pendant, USA, 1940s
By Harry Bertoia
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 1940s Sculptures

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Sterling Silver

Colorful Portuguese Cistern/Humidifier with 17th Century Flowers & Masque Decor
Beautiful old water tank or cistern intended to humidify the home in hot weather. Made of white ceramic in Conimbriga (near Condeixa, Portugal). This impressive hand decorated cist...
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Portuguese Art Nouveau Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Ceramic, Ceramic, Ceramic

Gaston Watkin Small Art Deco Bas-Relief in Plaster, Signed, 1942
Gaston Watkin (1916-2011) small Art Deco bas-relief in plaster, signed and dated 1942. Probably a Study for a larger bas relief.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Plaster

Arne Bang, Denmark, Lying Deer in Glazed Ceramics, 1940s
Arne Bang, Denmark. Lying deer in glazed ceramics. 1940s. Stamped: AB 16. In perfect condition. Measures: 12 x 10.5 cm.   
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Danish Art Deco Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Ceramic

Pair of Large Paul Scheurich Porcelains
Paul Scheurich was the most noteworthy artist to create porcelain models in Germany between the wars. He worked for both Meissen and KPM of Berlin. In 1941 KPM commissioned the four ...
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German Rococo Vintage 1940s Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

"Dancing African," Rare Bronze Art Deco Sculpture by Hagenauer Contemporary
By Richard Rohac
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Clearly showing the decades-old interest among Europeans in the art and culture of Africa -- starting with Cubism which borrowed heavily from African art -- and also demonstrating th...
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Austrian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Bronze

Bronze Glazed Stoneware Bust 'Mathilda' Probably Sweden, circa 1940s
An exquisite and mysterious portrait bust has come into our possession. Her name is Mathilda. The bust has been sculpted from earthenware clay and fired with a Bronze glaze. Given...
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Chinese Republic Period Malachite Carving of a Beauty, Meiren Early 20th Century
A small and wonderful Chinese carved malachite figure of a beauty, known as a meiren, Republic period, mid-20th century. The small meiren figure carved from a single piece of deep...
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Chinese Qing Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Malachite

1940 Sterling Silver Pique Holder Depicting a Sheffield Porcupine
1940 Porc porcupine holder in solid silver (the base on the other hand is in silver metal and posterior to the subject) hallmark "R" in a square with a point; English punch of Sheffi...
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French Vintage 1940s Sculptures

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Sterling Silver

20th Century Golden Brass Antelope Animal Trophy Sculpture, France, 1940s
20th century golden brass antelope animal trophy sculpture, France, 1940s Animal sculpture representing an antelope entirely made of brass. No restoration. On request we can deepl...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Sculptures

Materials

Brass

Wilfrid Prost, Ceramic Sculpture of a Bear with Two Cubs, France, circa 1940
By Wilfrid Prost
Located in New York, NY
This playful ceramic sculpture of two cubs riding atop their mother's back emanates warmth with its subject, form, and color.  
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French Vintage 1940s Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Stoneware Figure of a Water Buffalo, Gunnar Nyland for Rorstrand
By Gunnar Nylund
Located in New York, NY
A rare and striking figure of a water buffalo. Original wooden base included but not pictured.
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

Materials

Stoneware

Set of 12 Porcelain Shells by Giovanni Garibaldi for Richard-Ginori
By Giovanni Gariboldi
Located in New York, NY
In the 1920s Gio Ponti, who defined 20th century Italian design, was the art director of Richard-Ginori, a venerable porcelain company established in the 18th century. When Ponti mov...
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Italian Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Original Box with World War ii Leg Splint by Charles Eames for Evans Plywood
By Evans Products Company, Charles Eames
Located in Dallas, TX
The box never been open. First industrial design produced by Eames, also innovative due to the process of bending plywood to be lightweight but sturdy. Made for the US Navy during Wo...
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American Organic Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

Materials

Plywood

French Terracotta Leopard Decorative Sculpture. 1940s
An elegant French leopard decorative sculpture made of enameled and polychrome terracotta. Colour hand-painted. Unique piece, France, 1940s.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Sculptures

Materials

Enamel

Cast Stone Greek Sculpture
Cast stone Greek sculpture on a black base. Base size 4 H x 5.50 W x 6 D.
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Vintage 1940s Sculptures

Materials

Cast Stone

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