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What is vintage chalkware?

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What is vintage chalkware?
Vintage chalkware is a type of decorative object produced mostly during the early 20th century. Most pieces are made of gypsum or plaster of Paris and feature a hand-painted finish. On 1stDibs, you can find a selection of vintage chalkware.
1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
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Midcentury Female Bust Chalkware Lamp
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Mid-century chalkware lamp featuring a detailed sculptural bust of a young girl with long blonde
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Owl Figure White Chalkware Lamps, Pair
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of 1970s large scale chalkware owl lamps. Lamps are newly repainted in an antique white finish
Category

Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Art Deco French Bulldog Ashtray of chalkware
Located in Antwerp, BE
Art Deco Chalkware Ashtray with a French Bulldog Sculpture on. The Bulldog Statue has glass eyes
Category

Mid-20th Century European Art Deco Animal Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

Mid Century Vintage 1960s Walnut Chalkware Table Lamp
Located in Baltimore, MD
Mid-century modern atomic plaster and walnut table lamp with original shade, circa 1960s. Features a teardrop-form textured bisque base with ivory flecks with a tall walnut neck abov...
Category

Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Pottery, Walnut

Pair of Charcoal-Glazed Chalkware Rococo Table Lamps
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of urn form Rococo style heavy cast plaster table lamps with a tactile variegated gray glaze and aged gilt finish. Antiqued brass bases with brass stems, harps and sockets.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Gold Leaf

Vintage Northwest Silvery Grey TOTEM Painted Chalkware Sculpture Paperweight
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Vintage midcentury Northwestern 1950s reproduction in Chalkware of a famous museum TOTEM carving
Category

Vintage 1950s Native American Obelisks

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