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Folk Art Madonna and Child Carved Wood Sculpture, 1940's
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-656 Italian hand carved wood Madonna and child.
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood

20th C Hand Carved & Painted Canadian Goose
Located in Los Angeles, CA
20th hand carved & amazing original painted Canadian goose. This goose is late but very great carving and surface. The condition is good.
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Mid-20th Century Black Dance Mask, Guerrero, Mexico
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Mid-20th century black dance mask, Guerrero, Mexico A nice old mask from Guererro, Mexico, used in the Tlacololero Dance of the Tlactapa and probably from the 1950s, has a very mode...
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Mexican Tribal Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Kansu Chinese Blue Chinese Export, Hand Knotted Wool, circa 1940
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Chinese rug, circa 1940. In original condition and some wear consistent of age and use. Old washed hand knotted wool Measures: 62 x 105 cm. 62 x 105 D8 90025.
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Chinese Chinese Export Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Vintage European Wind-Up Duck Toy
Located in New York, NY
Super cute vintage wind-up toy either from Germany or Switzerland with a great aged patina. Signed on the bottom, either Made in Bern or Made in Germany but last three letters are mi...
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German Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Metal, Tin

Nantucket Harbor Scene, by Inna Garsoian
By Inna Garsoian
Located in Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Harbor Scene, by Inna Garsoian (1896–1984), circa 1946, oil on canvas view of wharves and waterfront from vantage of old Steamship office, signed lower right, and signed an...
Category

American Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

American Folk Art Wood and Iron Farm Bureau Weathervane Advertising Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great looking cartoon Midwestern Americana weathervane. Farm Bureau Insurance started in 1921. This great piece most likely was a premium or advertising piece. Hand painted wood with...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

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Iron

Aubusson Style Large Tapestry Decorative Pillow
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large decorative French Aubusson style tapestry pillow backed with silk velvet. Beautiful vintage French Provincial pillow with Aubusson style roses and decorative floral bouquet. Ne...
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French French Provincial Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Very Tall Buffalo Fence Post Sculptures
Located in New York, NY
These vintage, solid teak buffalo fence posts read as Minimalist contemporary sculpture and will complement any contemporary setting. From java, Indonesia these objects have a strong...
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Indonesian Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Teak

Vintage English Rifle Bayonet, 1940s
Located in National City, CA
Vintage English rifle bayonet, circa 1940s. Measure: 15" L x 1.75." D.
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Early Carta Blanca Beer Sign. Mexico, 1940’s.
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare Carta Blanca beer porcelain metal sign. Mexico, ca. 1940’s.
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

Laura Andreson Signed Large Glazed Mid-Century Modern Ceramic Pottery Vase, 1940
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic, wonderfully drip glazed large vase by renowned American potter Laura Andreson. Gorgeous in design and color. Signed, dedicated and dated (1940) on the base by Andreso...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Earthenware

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 Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Mirror

Antique Mini Croquet Set with Wooden Box
Located in Stamford, CT
Charming antique mini wood croquet set with hinged wooden box. Eight mallets, eight balls, two stakes, and wickets.
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American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Antique Oakwood Wall Barometer
Located in London, Nottinghill
This beautiful antique barometer is in good working condition. Please study the images carefully as form part of the description.
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood

Set of Wood Bowling Pins
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Unique set of three wood bowling pins. Great age and coloring to the wood. Sold as a set of three. Good vintage condition.
Category

American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Pair Folk Art Hand Carved and Painted French Wood Figures
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-671 pair hand carved and painted French people Price is for pair .
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Fruitwood

Vintage Moroccan Beni Ouarain of White Rug
By Beni Ourain
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Moroccan Beni Ouarain carpet, white lush organic natural wool, hand woven by women of the Middle Atlas of Morocco. Nice one of a kind cream color with black lozenges. Handc...
Category

Moroccan Tribal Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Folk Art Carved Androcles Lion Figure
Located in London, GB
An unusually detailed example of a mid-20th century Folk Art lion figure. Unique in its formed with one rear leg raised as if it has a thorn in its foot. The etching across the surfa...
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British Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Carnival Midway Punk Knockdown Goat Game
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Vintage carnival punk. Unusual goat named "Billie". Knock "Billie" over and win the prize.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

American Mechanical Bank "Melody-Bank," circa 1946
Located in Incline Village, NV
"Melody-Bank" is a rare bank and was manufactured by "Electric Coding Machine Co., N.Y.C." in 1946. American made, this is a genuine and authentic vintage mechanical bank, albeit som...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Vintage Mexican Zapotec Decorative Carpet, in Small Size w/ Stylized Bird Design
Located in New York, NY
A vintage decorative rug from the Zapotec Indian tribe in Oaxaca, Mexico, size 3'3 x 1'8, featuring a central medallion on an unfussy beige field, with four stylized bird motifs stan...
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Mexican Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

French Metal Coiffeur Sign
Located in Seattle, WA
Simple, interesting French hairdressing sign.
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French Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Metal

English Port and Starboard Lanterns
Located in Norwell, MA
Pair of Anderson and Gyde port and starboard ships lanterns with Fresnel glass lenses, brass badges, vented chimney tops. Both have been wired with new sockets for home display. Weig...
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Antique Red Velvet Efe Zeybek Jacket Turkish Vest with Gold Embroidery
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Early 20th child Middle Eastern Efe Zeybek Jacket. Kid Efe Zeybek Costume Turkish authentic ethnic vest. Dark brown red velvet with gold foliates and gold trim. Open sleeves, red ...
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Turkish Moorish Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Velvet

1940s Paper Mache Chinese Dragon Head from a Costume
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1940s handmade papier mâché head of a dragon. From a costume worn for Chinese New Years. Eyes blink, by pulling on chords in head. A bird sits on top of the head.
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Ohio Amish Bars Quilt -Dated 1947
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine polished cotton black & blue Amish bars quilt is signed & dated 1947 in the corners of the quilt.It is quilted in numbers. The condition is very good with minor fold marks ...
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American Country Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Starboard Boat Lantern of Sold Brass
Located in Norwell, MA
Starboard boat lantern with highly polished and lacquered finish and mounted to a thick wood base with routed edge. Lantern has been wired for home display. Weight is 4 pounds.
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Vintage Folk Art Men at Work Sign Wood Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Double sided Men At Work pointing hand. Thick wood and hand painted. Great American Folk Art trade sign in the form of a pointing hand. Two drilled holes that must have been for hang...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique New Old Stock French Artist Paint Brushes
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
Antique unused stock from a French artist atelier paint brushes, c1940s. Brought from a retired artist north of Paris. Extremely tactile and sculptural. The horse hair is ...
Category

French Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

1940s Italian Photograph with Wooden Frame
Located in High Point, NC
A black and white photograph in a wooden frame from 1940s Italy, depicting a parade or official gathering. The photograph would have been taken during the years of the Mussolini dict...
Category

Italian Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paper

Vintage 1940s Pinup Roller Derby Roller Skate Case
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic pinup images and vintage roller-skating decals. Vintage roller derby skate carrying case. Great visual. Multiple vintage decals from 1940s Illinois roller rinks.
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Iron

1940s Spiritual Advisor Billboard Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Excellent "Sister Sophie" Spiritual Advisor and House of Prayer roadside sign. Found about 30 miles south of Jackson in Hazlehurst, Mississippi. Great piece of roadside Americana. Am...
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American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Vintage 1940’s Mexican Coca Cola Tin Sign
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare 1940’s Mexican metal Coca Cola tin sign.  
Category

Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

Red, Cream, and Indigo Traditional Persian Ghashghai Carpet
Located in New York, NY
Measuring 5’3” x 7’1”, this Persian Ghashghai carpet in shades of red, blue, green, cream, and orange wool, is hand-knotted and belongs to Orley Shabahang’s World Market Collection. ...
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Persian Tribal Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Charming Handmade Carved Wood Folk Art Rocking Horse Sculpture Toy
Located in Hopewell, NJ
One of a kind hand carved rustic folk art sculpture of a rocking horse sourced in Maine, having wonderful facial expression with open mouth, meticulously detailed mane, and saddle th...
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North American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Hand Hooked Cosmic Geometric Area Rug
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning mid-20th century Pennsylvania geometric hand hooked Area rug circa 1930s-1940s with great muted colors and multiple cosmic patterns. Amazing for display of use. Great resemb...
Category

American Country Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Linen, Wool

Otto & Gertrud Natzler Signed Volcanic Crater Glazed Midcentury Bowl, circa 1940
Located in Studio City, CA
A masterful work by famed potters Otto and Gertrud Natzler. This round-shaped bowl was delicately hand thrown and formed by Gertrud and glazed by Otto with one of his famed early vol...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Earthenware

Antique Nautical Wooden Fishing Lure Display Custom Mounted
Located in Stamford, CT
A custom made display of 30 antique and vintage wooden fishing lures of various shapes, sizes and colors. Mounted on a white painted oak frame with acid aged screws. These lures date...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Folky 20thc Hand Carved Polar Bear
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine 20thc hand carved polar bear in fine condition. Normal wear consistent from age and use.
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American Adirondack Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Clown Carousel Light, circa 1940s
Located in Santa Monica, CA
A wonderfully expressive painted clown face adorns this staggered carousel light with vibrant original red, yellow and blue park paint.
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Passe Boule
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century passe boule An original example of a first quarter 20th century French passe boule game board. This front board still has its original lithograph on pine with o...
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French Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Rare and Unusual Mid-Century Modern Beni Ouarain Wool Berber Rug
Located in Milan, IT
The Beni Ouarain confederation is composed of seventeen tribes inhabiting the high mountain region of the northeastern Middle Atlas. Their rugs differ from other Berber weavings in t...
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Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Pair of Brass Perko Ships Anchor Lanterns
Located in Norwell, MA
Pair of solid brass Perko boat lanterns. With Fresnel glass lenses. Overall dimensions: 11"T x 10"D. Weight is 2 pounds each.
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American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

200 Pound 1947 US Coast Guard Bronze Bell
Located in Norwell, MA
Massive U.S. Coast Guard 200 pound buoy bell. Dated 1947. There also is a raised letter H. Painted red. Overall Dimensions: 19"T x 20"D. 228 pounds.
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American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Brass U.S. Navy Binnacle Compass
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships gimbaled marine compass in brass case with engraved maker’s plate. Highly polished and lacquered. Weight is 41 pounds.
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

New York City Chinatown Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Double-sided "Forbidden City" trade sign found in Chinatown in New York City. Signed by Fox Signs. Hand-painted with some foil lettering. Please note first two images are of each side.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Circular Antique Butcher Block
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Crafted by hand with great surface. markings showing age and heavy use, recently clened an restored and ready to use.
Category

Mexican Primitive Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Engine Order Telegraph by Durkee
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass ships engine order telegraph with faceplates from Durkee Marine Products Corporation of Staten Island New York. Faceplates by Lenox. Highly polished and lacquered, this u...
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Vintage Handmade Patchwork "Ocean Waves" Quilt with Curved Edges, USA, 1940's
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
USA, 1940's Red and white ocean waves quilt. Measures: H 230 x W 175 cm.
Category

American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Solid Brass U.S. Navy Ship's Binnacle
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass battleship binnacle with gimballed compass. Iron compensating balls are mounted to brackets. Quite heavy. from the US Navy. Torpedo base. Great polish job. Overall dim...
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Ohio Amish Blue & Pink Star Quilt
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Ohio Amish blue & pink broken star quilt in pristine condition. Very fine quilting and piece work. Notice the fine hand stitched saw tooth binding.
Category

American Adirondack Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Old Carnival "Giant", circa 1950
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Old carnival "giant" circa 1950. Light wood and foam structure, papier maché head. Made to be worn by 1 person.
Category

French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Fabric, Foam, Wood, Paper

Antique Scandinavian Large Folk Art Carved Wood Bowl 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-679 Scandinavian Folk Art bowl carved from a solid block of wood.
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Fruitwood

Solid Copper Ships Signal Lantern
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid copper ships signal lantern with hinged top, carry handle and fresnel lens. Wired for home use. Interior is missing the signal apparatus. Weight is 5 pounds.
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Copper

Mexican Butcher's Rack
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Circa 1940, we offer this rare Mexican Butcher's rack made in iron.
Category

Mexican Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Four Step Wood Ships Deck Ladder
Located in Norwell, MA
Four step mahogany deck ladder. Overall dimensions: Weight is 15 pounds. 46" T x 18" x 6".
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Mahogany

Chicken Egg Gathering Basket/Folk Art
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-176 French handwoven chicken egg gathering basket with carved wood features in red.
Category

French Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood, Reed