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Wooden Sculpture "Saint Genevieve" by Otto Bülow, Denmark, 1940
Located in Odense, DK
Beautiful expressive sculpture of "St. Genevieve" (The patron saint of Paris) by Danish artist Otto Bülow. The sculpture is roughly cut from a single block of aged oak and has a beau...
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Danish Expressionist Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Oak

American Late Art Deco Outsider Art Architectural Popsicle Stick Table Lamp
Located in Port Hope, ON
This American late Art Deco hand-crafted, outsider art Popsicle stick table lamp features an Art Deco architectural almost Metropolis feel. It is a great example of the American post...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

English Folk Art Mr. Bear
Located in London, GB
The Folk Art Mr. Bear We are proud to offer a wonderful example of a mid-20th century Folk Art figure of a charming bear. Made from a light wood hand carved body, sheet metal legs, ...
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British Folk Art Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

Unique English Folkart Boot Makers Shop Advertising Sign
Located in London, GB
Unique boot makers shop advertising sign We are proud to offer a unique early 20th century 3-dimensional hand painted bootmakers/cobblers advertising trade sign. Made from old war d...
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British Folk Art Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Plywood

American Folk Art Cowboy and Horse Whirligig
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Tall one of a kind cowboy and horse spinning whirligig American Folk Art piece. Most likely from a larger folk art environment. Sheet steel construction on a large spoked farm wheel ...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Iron, Sheet Metal

Tramp Art Jewelry Box with Pincushion Top
Located in NYC, NY
A handcrafted dresser or jewelry box with hinged pincushion lid and applied, chip-carved decoration. The interior with framed mirror on underside of lid and papered in a purple and w...
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American Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Wood, Mirror

Folk Art Ship from World War-II
Located in Dallas, TX
Folk Art Pacific Princess Ship made by sailors from World War-II Made with matches and other wood and paint.
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Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

Make do Stool
Located in Seattle, WA
Muslin covered barrel trimmed in tape measure. Great little Folk Art piece that was used as giant pincushion and stool for home seamstress.
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American Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood, Fabric

"God Bless America" Patriotic Piece of Folk Art
Located in Seattle, WA
Wonderful patriotic piece of Folk Art. Red, white and blue wall shelf featuring hand-carved eagle and painted stars and stripes.
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American Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

Unique American Trench Art Combination Stirrup Cup/Riding Crop/Swagger Stick
Located in Port Hope, ON
This beautifully designed Trench Art piece is some what of a conundrum. It is clearly Machine Age in its interpretation and the materials used, but its design is directly based on th...
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American Machine Age Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

English Art Deco Chrome-Plated Trench Art Five-Piece Figural Small Fire-Tool Set
Located in Port Hope, ON
This charming English Art Deco, chrome-plated, trench/outsider art small companion or fire-tool set is comprised of a two dimensional nude female figure with incised details on eithe...
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English Art Deco Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Chrome

Very Rare English Art Deco Outsider Art Watch Stand Figure of Comic Strip Glamour-Girl Jane by Norman Pett
Located in Port Hope, ON
This very rare and relatively large art watch stand is probably an Outsider or Trench Art piece. It is in the form of a cut-out of Norman Pett's famous glamour-girl/pin-up, Jane who ...
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British Art Deco Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

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White Stoneware Sculpture by Ole Bjørn Krüger from Own Studio, Denmark, 1960s
Located in Odense, DK
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Stoneware

Art Nouveau Terracotta Sculpture "Zeus & Io" by Kai Nielsen for Kähler, Denmark
Located in Odense, DK
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Danish Art Nouveau Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Earthenware, Terracotta

Danish Modern Stoneware Abstract Sculpture by Ole Bjørn Krüger, 1960s
Located in Odense, DK
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Stoneware

1950s Blue Stoneware Figure by Helge Christoffersen for Royal Copenhagen
Located in Odense, DK
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Pair of Danish Modern "Snowball" Glass Pendants by Bent Karlby for LYFA, 1940s
Located in Odense, DK
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Brass, Opaline Glass

Børge Mogensen "FDB" Cabinet in Elm and Pinewood, 1940s Danish Modern
Located in Odense, DK
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Elm, Pine

Frits Schlegel Sofa / Settee in Blue Striped Savak Wool, Denmark, 1940s
Located in Odense, DK
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wool, Oak

Set of Danish Modern "Konkylie" Pendants by Louis Weisdorf, Denmark, 1960s
Located in Odense, DK
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Gold

Table Lamp in Brass by Vilhelm Lauritzen for Fog & Mørup, 1940s
Located in Odense, DK
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Brass

Danish Modern Rosewood Chest of Drawers by Niels Clausen, 1960s
Located in Odense, DK
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Rosewood

Sculptural "Butterfly" Chair by Eva & Nils Koppel, Danish Modern, 1950s
Located in Odense, DK
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wool, Beech

Danish Modern Brass "Fusijamaa" Pendant by Th. Valentiner, Copenhagen, 1950s
Located in Odense, DK
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Brass

Previously Available Items
1940s Folk Art Miniature Parthenon on Walnut Pedestal
Located in Chicago, IL
Walnut display pedestal topped with miniature 1940s Folk Art pantheon. Pedestal has Masonite roof, and both pieces are in overall good condition. Pantheon is missing one column.  ...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Walnut, Paint

English WW2 Trench Art Chrome-Plated Soldier's Fantasy Ultimate Pint Beer Mug
Located in Port Hope, ON
This marvelous WW2 Trench Art piece represents an anonymous soldier's fantasy of the pint beer mug with everything. Constructed from a 25 Pounder brass shell case and then chromed it...
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English Folk Art Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Chrome

Outsider Art of House on Corrugated Metal
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Primitive painting of farmhouse scene on corrugated tin.
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Outsider Art Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Sophie and Moxie's "Modern Beauty Shop" Steel Sign, circa 1940
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Double-sided, solid hand-cut steel trade sign for a "modern" beauty shop run by two gals, "Sophie & Moxie". Painted surface is rust-spotted and weathered to perfection while the hand...
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American Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Seated male Portrait
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Signed oil painting of bare armed young American man seated with his head resting on his hand. Framed in painted wooden frame with gold leaf liner. Signature is not clear. Image siz...
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American Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

  • Seated male Portrait
  • Seated male Portrait
  • Seated male Portrait
  • Seated male Portrait
H 31 in. Dm NA in.
English Folk Art Carved Cocker Spaniel Plaque, circa 1949
Located in London, GB
English Folk Art carved cocker spaniel plaque, circa 1949 A wonderfully detailed hand carved cocker spaniel dog plaque with unusually ornate dated reverse section. This item shows g...
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British Folk Art Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Oak

Unique vintage wood building model or architectural folly
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A rather unique wood hand made model of a building or possibly just an architectural folly to occupy someone's time. In any event it is a great looking piece of folk art. Some of the...
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American Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

Amazing Set of 1940s "Constructivist Couture" Folk Art Drawings
Located in Brooklyn, NY
An amazing collection of 6 original figural drawings on paper circa 1940 - - 3 female and 3 male characters 'modeling' fantasy couture in kaleidoscopic colors. Executed in a Construc...
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American Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Paper, Pencil

Scratch Built Train Steam Engine with Trailer Dated, circa 1945
Located in London, GB
Scratch built train steam engine with trailer dated, circa 1945 We are proud to offer a folk-art English scratch built tin and wood steam train and trailer model. A wonderfully aged...
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English Folk Art Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Tin

English Art Deco Chrome Plated Trench-Art Wheel and Flint Table Lighter
Located in Port Hope, ON
This may be an outsider piece of Trench Art by an amateur but at the same time is a beautifully constructed and geometrically designed piece of English Art Deco. This wheel and flint...
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English Art Deco Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Chrome

Folk Art Halloween Display Pumpkin Form
Located in London, GB
Folk Art Halloween display pumpkin form We are proud to offer a unique example of a mid-20th century handcrafted folk-art Halloween display pumpkin. Constructed of metal segment she...
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British Folk Art Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Tin

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H 7.5 in. W 11 in. D 11.5 in.
Fort Devens and Surrounding Countryside Illuminating Diorama Scale Model
Located in Washington, DC
Vintage illuminating diorama of countryside small town, Fort Devens, Massachusetts and surrounding countryside. Appears to be a model of the early or original constructed fort. Fo...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Plywood