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'Coastal Cottages', Mid-century Massachusetts Woman Artist, California
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left, 'Swinson' for Marjorie E.G. Swinson (American, born circa 1904) and painted circa 1955; additionally signed, verso, 'Marjorie E. G. Swinson'. Marjorie Swinson liv...
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1940s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Mid-Century Abstract Painting by California Artist Robert Gilberg
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid-20th century abstract painting by San Francisco Bay Area artist Robert Gilberg (b.1911-d.1970). Ink and gouache on paper, framed behind glass. Signed and dated 1961. Born in Oak...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paper, Watercolor

Mid Century Abstract Painting by California Artist Martin Snipper
By Martin Snipper
Located in San Francisco, CA
Large oil on canvas signed M. S. and dated 1950. Martin Snipper b.1914-d.2008, he was a San Francisco/Bay Area artist and patron of the arts. American, mid 20th century.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Artists Sketching (California)
By Frederick Shane
Located in Denver, CO
Gouache on paper. Housed in a custom frame measuring 25.5 x 37.5 x 1.5 inches; image dimensions measure 20.25 x 29.75 inches. Frederick Shane: (born 1906 Kansas city, MO, 1990) St...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Gouache

Large Portrait of a Gentleman, American Mid-20th Century, California Artist
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large portrait painting of a gentleman, oil on canvas in simple wood frame. California artist, signed Zack Zdrale in lower right hand corner. American, 20th century, 1960s. Zack Z...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Original Watercolor by California Artist, Bernice Riley, 2013
By Bernice Riley
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Original Watercolor by California Artist, Bernice Riley, 2013. Signed and framed by the artist, titled Tide Patterns of Little Corona. Depicting the ocean scene in Corona Del Mar/New...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paper

Original Watercolor by California Artist, Bernice Riley, 1998
By Bernice Riley
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Original watercolor by California Artist, Bernice Riley, 1998. Signed and framed by the artist, titled Rio San Luis Rey/Spring Flood. Mrs. Riley was a listed artist and had many exhi...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paper

Linda Maxson California Artist Ceramic Plaque Depicting a Bird
Located in Miami, FL
Linda Maxson California artist ceramic plaque depicting a bird Offered for sale is a ceramic bas relief plaque by the Palm Desert, California artist Linda Maxson. This high bas re...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted S...

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Ceramic

'Village in Tuscany', California Modernist woman artist, SFAA
By Dora Masters
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A semi-abstracted study of a Tuscan townscape with warm terra-cotta roofs and stucco hues of saffron and crimson. Signed lower right, 'D. Masters' for Dora Masters (American, 1916-...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Abstract Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Copper Sculpture by California Artist Josef Hoffmann, 1960s
By Josef Hoffmann
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Brutalist table sculpture of copper tubing with lovely patina. Mounted on a solid wood base. Made in the 1960s by California artist Josef Hoffmann.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Copper

Ceramic Panel by California Artist Clyde Kelly, circa 1968
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Ceramic panel by California Artist/Craftsman Clyde Kelly, circa 1968. Beautiful ceramic stoneware with bits of glaze in this abstract form. Original framing with burlap backing. Sign...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Ceramic

Sand Painting Art Work by Riley Johnston California Artist
Located in National City, CA
For your pleasure: Unique form of Art Sand painting by California Artist, Riley L Johnston. Mid-Century Modern. (The history of Sand Painting evolved from the Navajo religion. Sand ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Wood, Paint

Large Modernist Landscape Painting by California Artist Walter Snellgrove
Located in San Francisco, CA
A very large oil on canvas tonalist painting by San Francisco bay area artist Walter Snelgrove (b. 1924 - d. 1995). Walter H. Snelgrove was active/lived in California and is known fo...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas

1960s Bronze Abstract Sculpture by California Artist Clay Walker
By Clay Walker
Located in San Diego, CA
Abstract striking bronze sculpture by California artist Clay Walker, circa 1960s nice and heavy very impressive signed on the base.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

Figurative Bronze Sculpture by California Artist Ken Vares, 1968
By Ken Vares
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Figurative Bronze Sculpture by California Artist Ken Vares, 1968. One of a kind signed 1/1 sculpture on base with artist signature and date of 4/68. Bronze on walnut base. Measures 2...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Brutalist Welded Steel Sculpture by California Artist Paul Kasper
By Paul Kasper
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Welded steel Brutalist sculpture by Paul Kasper, circa 1960s. Was purchased from the estate of Paul Kasper. Biography Paul Kasper. Paul Charles Kasper was born in Whiting, I...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Small Abstract Oil on Board Painting by California Artist Ken Vares
By Ken Vares
Located in San Diego, CA
Well-presented oil on board abstract painting of a plug and socket by California artist Ken Vares. The piece is signed at the bottom right corner and is circa 1970s. The painting was...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

1970s California Design Skier Sculpture by Artist John DeMott with Certificate
By Curtis Jere, Demott
Located in San Diego, CA
Whimsical sculpture in brass, copper and Onyx, hand-fashioned with steel parts mounted on solid onyx circa 1970s comes with its certificate tag.
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Onyx, Brass, Copper, Steel

Abstract Charcoal and Pencil 'Yin and Yang' by California Artist Bernice Riley
By Bernice Riley
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Abstract charcoal on paper and pencil 'Yin and Yang' by California Artist Bernice Riley. Signed lower right, professionally framed with vintage linen matt. Measures 46.5" W x 37.5...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Drawings

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Paper

1970s Bronze Horse Keepsake Box California by Chinese artist Wah Ming Chang
By Wah Ming Chang
Located in National City, CA
Simple horse design on lidded bronze box by Chinese artist designer Wah Ming Chang USA, 1970s Bronze California Originals. Signed. Dimensions: 1 3/4" H x 4 7/8" W x 3 7/8"D Origin...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Bronze

Mid-Century Owl Sculpture by California Artist Lou Rankin
By Lou Rankin
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Artist: Lou Rankin. Period/style: Mid-Century Modern. Country: United States. Date: 1964. Dimensions: 14″ H x 9″ W x 7″ W. Materials: Concrete, metal, wood, glass eyes. Condi...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Concrete, Metal

Mid-Century Hand-hooked Wool Tapestry by Unknown Californian Artist
Located in Pasadena, CA
Colorful abstract tapestry made of wool.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Tapestries

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Wool

Amazing Metal Sculpture by California Artist Blake Simpson
By Blake Simpson
Located in Palm Springs, CA
This Amazing Sculpture will make a statement in any space... Can be displayed inside or outdoors.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted S...

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Metal

Kinetic Wire Sculpture by California Artist Guy Pullen
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Beautiful kinetic wire sculpture by California artist Guy Pullen. Made of welded copper wires and signed by the artist. Includes one stainless steel ball that makes its way through t...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Copper, Wire

Owl Sculpture by Midcentury California Artist Lou Rankin
By Lou Rankin
Located in San Francisco, CA
An elusive and endearingly judgmental owl sculpture by celebrated midcentury California artist Lou Rankin. Stand-offish sandy-textured cast concrete body, with large clear glass e...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Concrete, Metal

"Offramp" Oil on linen by California Artist Barrie Mottishaw
By Barrie Mottishaw
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Barrie Mottishaw, a dynamic painter of the changing California landscape. Mottishaw, a veteran Los Angeles painter, and a visiting professor in Creative Studies at Pitzer, has bee...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Linen

1980s Californian Artist Tom Belloni Modernist Resin Wall Hanging
By Tom Belloni
Located in San Diego, CA
A very unique piece by California artist Tom Belloni, signed and dated 1980, in original condition very nice incredible orange colors very vibrant, covered in a clear resin finish.
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Art

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Resin

"Summer of 72" by California Artist Patrick William Kelly
By Patrick William Kelly
Located in Palm Springs, CA
An oil on canvas from 1972 " Summer of 72" by California artist Patrick William Kelly.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Modernist Abstract Landscape Painting by California Artist Lundy Siegriest
By Lundy Siegriest
Located in San Francisco, CA
Modernist abstract painting by California Bay area artist Lundy Siegriest (b.1925 - d.1985). Titled "Bull Ranch," oil on board in original simple wood frame, with the artist's printe...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Board

Life Size Portrait Painting by California Artist Eva Sikorsky
Located in San Francisco, CA
Larger than life portrait of a woman by known German American artist, Eva Sikorski (1917 -1990). This painting is typical of her style and has an overall greenish hue, which, unfor...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Art Pottery Lamp by Californian Ceramic Artist David Cressey
By David Cressey
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Art Pottery Lamp by Californian Ceramic Artist David Cressey.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Abstract Brutalist Metal Wall Sculpture by California Artist Cliff Widdowson
By Cliff Widdowson
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Abstract Brutalist metal wall sculpture by California artist Cliff Widdowson, circa 1977. Original work, beautiful detail and large-scale. Measures: 62" W x 29" H x 4...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Brass

"Twin Palms" Oil on canvas by California Artist Danny Heller
By Danny Heller
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Artist Statement I paint the reality of the Southern California environment: how structures once revered for their groundbreaking ideas in design and social planning have been per...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint, Canvas, Wood

Metal Neptune Sculpture by California Artist Jack Hanson, circa 1965
By Jack Hanson
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Metal Neptune sculpture by California artist Jack Hanson, circa 1965. Signed on bottom, excellent vintage condition mounted on wood base. Available to see in our Modern Vault Showro...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Metal

Solid Patinated Bronze Abstract Sculpture by California Artist Ken Vares
By Ken Vares
Located in San Diego, CA
Free-form abstract figurative sculpture in solid patinated bronze sitting on raw marble base, circa 1960s, signed by San Francisco artist Ken Vares. The piece was acquired directly f...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Modernist Ceramic Angel by California Artist Hal Fromhold, circa 1974
By Hal Fromhold
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Modernist ceramic angel by California artist Hal Fromhold, circa 1974. Classic from hold detail and design. Excellent original condition with no chips or cracks. Can also be hung on ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Mixed-Media Abstract Painting by California Artist Alexander Nepote, Dated 1962
By Alexander Nepote 1
Located in San Francisco, CA
A mixed-media on masonite abstract painting by Bay Area Artist Alexander Nepote titled 'On Edge to Beyond - Alone', dated 1962 & signed LR on the front and also signed on the back. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Masonite, Paint

Rare Kidney Shape Ceramic Large Bowl by California Artist Barney Reid
By Barney Reid
Located in San Diego, CA
Large and unique kidney shape ceramic bowl signed by San Diego artist Barney Reid, circa 1960s in a terracotta, orange ,brownish color with a glaze finish excellent condition no chip...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Graphite Sketch by California Artist Stevan Kissel, 'the Witnesses', circa 1965
By Stevan Kissel
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Graphite Sketch by California Artist Stevan Kissel, 'The Witnesses', circa 1970. Signed by the artist on reverse. Original frame and mat. Beautiful pencil on linen figural drawing. ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Drawings

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Paper

Large Abstract Oil on Board by Contemporary California Artist Barry Forbes
Located in San Diego, CA
Striking large abstract oil on plywood by San Diego artist Barry Forbes, well done piece in the style of Franz Kline, nice vibrant colors, circa 2000. Finished on the sides unframed.
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Art

Abstract Mixed-Media Collage by California Artist Don Werner, circa 1968
By Don Werner
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Large abstract mixed-media collage by California artist Don Werner. Original wood frame. Signed on front and verso. Good vintage condition. Donald Lewis Werner was an American pho...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Burlap, Wood, Parchment Paper

Large-Scale Enamel and Sand Painting by California Artist Robert McChesney, 1959
By Robert McChesney
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Large-scale enamel and sand on canvas painting by California Artist Robert McChesney, 1959. Titled Arena #1, signed on verso. Excellent original condition with original frame. Beauti...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Sandstone, Enamel

Mid-Century Landscape Painting by California Artist Leonard G. Heller
Located in San Francisco, CA
A midcentury oil on Masonite pallet knife and brushwork painting of the Carmel Valley by California artist Leonard G. Heller (1893-1966) Signed in pen on the back of the original fr...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Masonite, Paint

Unique Mid-Century Sculpture by California Artist Ken Vares "X-Y=0"
By Ken Vares
Located in San Diego, CA
Interesting small abstract sculpture by San Francisco artist Ken Vares, circa 1968. The piece, two raw metal figures walled apart, sits on solid walnut base and is entitled "X-Y...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Large Mid Century Abstract Expressionist Painting by California Bay Area Artist
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large and impressive mid-century abstract expressionist style painting by a San Francisco Bay Area artist. American, 1960s-1970s. Oil on canvas.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas

Robert E. Wood 1967 Watercolor, American California Artist
Located in Miami, FL
Robert E. Wood 1967 Watercolor, American California Artist Offered for sale is an abstract watercolor of a landscape by California artist Robert E, Wood. Signed lower left and date...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paper

1973 Tom Tramel California Wood Artist Weedpot Vase
By Tom Tramel
Located in Miami, FL
By noted California wood artist, Tom Tramel, this signed 1973 work was sculpted from five different woods, each a distinct grain and color. An organic, fluid piece resembling a styli...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Natural Specimens

Original Abstract Oil on Canvas by California Artist Pascal Cucaro
By Pascal Cucaro, 1915-2003
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful abstract oil on canvas by Pascal Cucaro, California listed artist from San Francisco, original gold leaf frame with some stains on the mate, as shown the canvas itself its ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Art

Mixed-Media Collage by California Artist Don Werner, 1929-2010
By Don Werner
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Mixed-media collage by California Artist Don Werner, 1929-2010 titled 'Yesterday and Tomorrow'. New frame, beautiful collage of paper, fabric and wood. Donald Lewis Werner was an Ame...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Wood, Paper

Mixed-Media Collage by California Artist Don Werner, 1929-2010
By Don Werner
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Mixed-Media collage by California Artist Don Werner, 1929-2010 titled 'Does It Move?'. New frame, beautiful collage of paper, fabric and wood. Donald Lewis Werner was an American pho...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Burlap, Bentwood, Paper

1960s Tall Monumental Ceramic Lamp by Wayne Chapman, California Artist
By Wayne Chapman
Located in San Diego, CA
Striking tall table pottery lamp by famous San Diego potter, Wayne Chapman beautiful glaze colors and shape, even the bottom base its made of pottery, label and his signature are imp...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Set of Four Original Paintings by California Artist Gilbert Johnquest, 1997
By Gilbert Johnquest
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Set of four original abstract paintings on wood by California Artist Gilbert Johnquest, 1997. Can be hung any way you desire. Each painting is 12 x 12 and painted on wood in a reclai...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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