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Pair of Vintage Carnival Mirrors
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Very cool pair of vintage carnival fun house mirrors. Both are convex mirrors in a black wood frame. Mirrors are made of Lucite not glass. Sold as a pair excellent vintage condition....
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Vintage 1960s English Carnival Art

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Wood

  • Pair of Vintage Carnival Mirrors
  • Pair of Vintage Carnival Mirrors
  • Pair of Vintage Carnival Mirrors
  • Pair of Vintage Carnival Mirrors
H 31 in. W 17.75 in. D 3 in.
Collection of 9 Vintage Lawn Bowling Pins
Located in Chicago, IL
Collection of 9 vintage lawn bowling pins and one ball with original holder. Original paint.
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20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Set of Eight Folk Art Carnival Punks / Knockdown Dolls
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Folk Art carnival punks / knockdown dolls composed of canvas forms lined with cotton fur supported by carved wood bases for added stability / weight, circa 1910. Whimsical double sid...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Canvas, Cotton, Wood

Large-Scale American Folk Art Carnival Game Board, Very Graphic
Located in Atlanta, GA
Large-scale Folk Art Carnival game board, American, circa 1940s. This painted carnival game board came from Texas and combines wonderfully patinated graphic colors in a highly collec...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood, Cork

Important Antique Folk Art Carnival Figure of a Macaque
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A hollow finely carved wood macaque figure dressed as a human with short green hair, a blue jacket and yellow slacks. He stands and holds a walking stick in his left hand and crosses...
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Antique 19th Century Folk Art Carnival Art

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Hardwood

Vintage Huckley Barrel Carnival Game
By St. Louis Carnival Co.
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Vintage carnival game made by the Saint Louis Carnival company. We also have the original paper game rules signs with these. Please note that not all crates are painted St. Louis Car...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Clay, Wood

  • Vintage Huckley Barrel Carnival Game
  • Vintage Huckley Barrel Carnival Game
  • Vintage Huckley Barrel Carnival Game
  • Vintage Huckley Barrel Carnival Game
H 10 in. W 17 in. D 18.5 in.
Unusual Vintage Paper Mache Folk Art, Parade "Carnival" Mask
Located in Buffalo, NY
Unusual vintage papier mâché Folk Art..parade "carnival" theater mask.
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Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Paper

Vintage Late 19th Century Canvas Circus Carnival Midway Folk Art Sideshow Banner
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Very early American circus or carnival Sideshow Banner, circa 1890-1900. Fantastic paint detail. Great example of American folk art banner painting. The Great American African Camel ...
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Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Canvas

19th Century Carnival Folk Art Carved Wooden Head with Zinc Hat
Located in Haarlem, NL
This head is from a fair or carnival game. Not sure what the game was, perhaps the head has been used to toss rings over, or maybe you were supposed to throw something in his mouth....
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Antique Late 19th Century Unknown Carnival Art

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Zinc

Set of 7 Mid-Century Era Painted Wood Carnival Folk Art Sign Box Letters
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This set of seven Folk Art wooden box letters were made in Canada is circa 1965 and were once mounted on a carnival sign for either a ride or an attraction. The letters are well cons...
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art

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Wood

Carnival Midway Sideshow Banner
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Original hand-painted canvas sideshow banner for carnival midway sideshow entrance. Not signed but most likely out of Chicago Tent and Awning's banner shop. Original wood strip attac...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Canvas

  • Carnival Midway Sideshow Banner
  • Carnival Midway Sideshow Banner
  • Carnival Midway Sideshow Banner
  • Carnival Midway Sideshow Banner
H 126 in. W 12 in. D .13 in.
Early 1930s Folk Art Wooden Tire Game Wheel
Located in Wallkill, NY
Fantastic Folk Art game wheel, made from a wooden bicycle wheel. Recycled into a game wheel years ago. Measuring: 32 in diameter, 48 in high, 18 in depth. Be sure to check our storef...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Hand Painted Early Americana Folk Art Game Wheel
Located in Wallkill, NY
Stunning black painted Americana Folk Art gambling wheel. Patina is fantastic Great hardware Measurements are 25.25 in x 35 in high x 8.25 in 22-3/4 in base. 15lbs total weight...
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Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

1950's Carnival Funhouse Distortion Green Mirror
Located in Chicago, IL
1950's carnival funhouse distortion floor green mirror.
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Vintage 1950s North American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Glass, Wood

  • 1950's Carnival Funhouse Distortion Green Mirror
  • 1950's Carnival Funhouse Distortion Green Mirror
  • 1950's Carnival Funhouse Distortion Green Mirror
  • 1950's Carnival Funhouse Distortion Green Mirror
H 66.75 in. W 41.5 in. D 12.5 in.
Vintage Magician Magic Suitcase Hand Painted Folk Art
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic Magician's suitcase. Hand painted and lettered. Vintage Folk Art rabbit trick and card paintings. Great bookshelf display.
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Fabric, Canvas

Carved American Carnival Head, circa 1890s
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Finely featured carved man's head found in the southern United States. Most likely a late 19th century carnival head featured in a ball or ring toss game.
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Early 20th Century French Folk Art Puppet Theatre
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a lovely Folk Art example of an early 20th century French puppet theatre. Handmade from scratch and demonstrating wonderful craftsmanship. Made from hand wood a...
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Vintage 1920s French Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Mid-20th Century English Folk Art Shooting Target
Located in London, GB
Mid-20th century English folk art shooting target We are proud to offer a rare example of an English folk art fairground shooting target. In the form of a chicken this hand painted...
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Vintage 1940s British Folk Art Carnival Art

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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.
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Canvas

Vintage Paper Mâché Parade Carnival Head
Located in Santa Monica, CA
This giant papier mâché parade head was found in Kansas. Most likely used for a department store Thanksgiving or Christmas parade or Mardi Gras festivities. This bad boy has been the...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Composition

Vintage Carnival Midway Penny Pitch Game
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Nicely scaled carnival midway penny pitch game. Original paint surface. Graphic bold design with great colors.
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

  • Vintage Carnival Midway Penny Pitch Game
  • Vintage Carnival Midway Penny Pitch Game
  • Vintage Carnival Midway Penny Pitch Game
  • Vintage Carnival Midway Penny Pitch Game
H 50.5 in. W 50 in. D 3.5 in.
Vintage Don Duck Carnival Midway Knockdown Punk
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Vintage carnival midway knockdown punk. Perhaps one of a kind Don duck? Great condition and vibrant paint surface. Donald Duck first cartoon appearance was in 1934 as part Disney's S...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art

Hand Painted Early Americana Folk Art Wall Mount Game Wheel
Located in Wallkill, NY
What a great addition this would make to your home Folk Art game wheel Measuring 31 in x 34.5 in H x 5 in deep.  
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Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great vintage carnival midway ring toss game. Perfect wall art. Wood with original park paint surface. These appear to be one of a kind carny made pieces for a traveling carnival. Bo...
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Vintage 1950s Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

  • Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
  • Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
  • Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
  • Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
H 23.5 in. W 12 in. D 23.5 in.
Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great vintage carnival midway ring toss game. Perfect wall art. Wood with original park paint surface. These appear to be one of a kind carnie made pieces for a traveling carnival. B...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

  • Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
  • Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
  • Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
  • Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
H 23.75 in. W 14 in. D 23.75 in.
Original Wood Carved Carnival Midway Poster Letterpress
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Set of three original hand-carved letterpress made by the Neal Walters Poster Company. Fantastic carnival midway scene. Games, carnival rides and acrobats. Carved with incredible det...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Paint, Wood

HC Evans 'Mike' Carnival Punk Knock Down
By H.C. Evans & Co.
Located in Santa Monica, CA
HC Evans carnival punk from the collection of a carny who worked at the Long Beach Pike. Gaffed so it would have been impossible to knock over and win the prize.
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Leather, Canvas, Wood

Carnival Game Wheel
Located in Houston, TX
Step right up and take a chance on this vintage carnival game wheel. In really good condition this operational spinning wheel with bright blue numbers, metal dowels and wooden rectan...
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Antique 19th Century American Carnival Art

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Metal

  • Carnival Game Wheel
  • Carnival Game Wheel
  • Carnival Game Wheel
  • Carnival Game Wheel
H 13.5 in. Dm 14 in.
Vintage Turtle Baby Carnival Sideshow Banner, circa 1930s-1940s
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic turtle baby sideshow banner. Great colors and a nice manageable size. This banner was found outside of Chicago and most likely the work of Nieman Eisman of Nieman Studios. ...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art

Vintage Paper Mâché Parade Carnival Head Representing Oliver Hardy
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Large carnival mask representing Oliver Hardy, circa 1920-1930. English work in paper maché.  
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Vintage 1930s English Folk Art Carnival Art

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Paper

American Carnival Wagon or Band Organ Carved Female Head
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Late 19th century American carnival wagon or band organ female head carving. Very detailed wood carving with great old white painted surface. Presented on a custom marble museum stand.
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Group of Three Folky Wood Carnival Milk Bottles
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These folky handmade Carnival knock down milk bottles are in good condition. These bottles are hand turned with a nice mellow patina. These bottles are usually painted white or silve...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Vintage Abstract Carnival Midway or Tavern Dart Game
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Large vintage carnival midway dart game found in the Midwest. Geometric shapes painted on wood. Many small dart holes on surface.
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Early Carnival Futuristic Auto Hand-Painted Rounding Board
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic early hand-painted carnival rounding board with a race car of the future. Likely made by Spooner in the United Kingdom. This would have been one of a series of panels that ...
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Early 20th Century British Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

1930 Wooden Carnival Game by French Game & Novelty, Milwaukee, WI
Located in Surrey, BC
Unusual Folk Art wooden carnival game in working condition and with original paint. Players bet on which city the spring-released airplane will land on. Made by French Game & Novelty...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Wood Carved Folk Art Girl and Dog Carousel Chariot Original Paint Surface
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic girl and her dog Folk Art carved carousel chariot panel. Superb original paint surface. Great three dimensional surface. Excellent wall hanging.
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Collection of Three Carnival Shooting Gallery Target Knockover Birds
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Nice collection of three carnival midway knockover shooting gallery targets. Nice chunky pieces. Great original layers of white paint surface.
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Iron

Vintage Carnival Toss Game
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Cool piece of Carnival ephemera. Two hand-painted, wooden blocks with cut-out. Three bean bags. Interesting object and game. Great vintage condition.
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Vintage 1950s American Carnival Art

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Wood

  • Vintage Carnival Toss Game
  • Vintage Carnival Toss Game
  • Vintage Carnival Toss Game
  • Vintage Carnival Toss Game
H 18 in. W 14 in. D 10 in.
Carnival Midway Cast Iron Spinning Disc and Duck Shooting Gallery Target
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Large-scale carnival midway cast iron spinning disk and knock over duck shooting gallery target. A prize shot that would have had bells or ringers when shot through holes. Duck targe...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

3 Leather Italian Carnival Masks
Located in Tarrytown, NY
3 leather Italian carnival masks.
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1990s Carnival Art

Materials

Leather

  • 3 Leather Italian Carnival Masks
  • 3 Leather Italian Carnival Masks
  • 3 Leather Italian Carnival Masks
  • 3 Leather Italian Carnival Masks
H 4 in. W 8 in. D 4 in.
1930s Carnival Game Wheel
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1930s wood carnival game wheel.
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Vintage 1930s Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

  • 1930s Carnival Game Wheel
  • 1930s Carnival Game Wheel
  • 1930s Carnival Game Wheel
  • 1930s Carnival Game Wheel
H 39 in. W 24 in. D 11.5 in.
Tossing Game Paper Mâché 'Laurel and Hardy' Carnival Art, 1930s
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
Ball toss carnival game known as "Passe Boule (France)" often depicting a figure to be ridiculed. These are a large well used early examples. Hand painted polychrome. Ball toss game...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art

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Paper

Early Carnival Automobile Ride Original Hand-Painted Rounding Board
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic early hand-painted carnival rounding board with a great automobile and pub theme. Most likely from the UK and likely Spooner. This would have been one of a series of panels...
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Early 20th Century British Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Collection of Three Vintage Carnival Midway Nickel Ride Red Signs
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fun collection of three vintage carnival midway signs. Nickel rides! Original professional sign painters handiwork. Excellent graphic skills. Great vintage age. All three signs have ...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Large Size American Carnival Double Gaming Wheel "Choice of Stand"
Located in Savannah, GA
This large size double very colorful standing carnival wheel is an incredibly rare gaming device, and is a particularly special double-wheel model. The inner wheel uses a standard nu...
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Antique Early 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Metal

Decorative Folk Art Zither Made of Matchsticks
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An unusual wall decoration completely made of matchsticks by a wayfarer, circa 1920. Decorated with German souvenir badges. Measures: Length 24.02" (61 cm) Width 13.58" (34.50 cm).
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Early 20th Century German Rustic Carnival Art

  • Decorative Folk Art Zither Made of Matchsticks
  • Decorative Folk Art Zither Made of Matchsticks
  • Decorative Folk Art Zither Made of Matchsticks
  • Decorative Folk Art Zither Made of Matchsticks
H 24.02 in. W 13.78 in. D 2.37 in.
Large Double Sided, Hand Painted Antique Carnival Gaming Wheel, 1930s-1940s
Located in Denver, CO
Magnificent, hand painted, carnival gaming wheel on stand. Wheel itself is 30" in diameter, and spins as it should. Skillfully hand painted on both sides. 39" from floor to top of st...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Metal

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.
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art

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Fabric, Foam, Wood, Paper

  • Old Carnival "Giant", circa 1950
  • Old Carnival "Giant", circa 1950
  • Old Carnival "Giant", circa 1950
  • Old Carnival "Giant", circa 1950
H 66.93 in. W 35.44 in. D 23.63 in.
Carnival Stan Laurel Shooting Gallery Target, Iron, Early 20th C , Europe
Located in Antwerp, BE
Awesome Antique Figural Shooting Gallery Target : Stan Laurel, a big Icon in the Film Industry . He and Ollie or Oliver Hardy were a great Comical Duo and the Masters of the slapst...
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Early 20th Century European Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Iron

Soldier Carnival Shooting Gallery Targets
By King
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Early examples of 'King' soldier shooting gallery targets. Rare shape and extremely thick. King manufactured shooting galleries and targets throughout the first half of the 20th cent...
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Early 20th Century American Carnival Art

Materials

Iron

Carnival Midway Cast Iron Spinning Disc and Rabbit Shooting Gallery Target
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Large-scale carnival midway cast iron spinning disk and knock over rabbit shooting gallery target. A prize shot that would have had bells or ringers when shot through spinning holes....
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Iron

Carnival Midway Flashing Sputnik Light
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Vintage flashing Sputnik light from carnival midway. Real attention grabber. One side has old repair. Please see images. All sockets in good working order.
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Vintage 1950s American Steampunk Carnival Art

Materials

Plastic

Large Folk Art Wooden Merry-Go-Round Model
Located in Antwerp, BE
Awesome large Folk Art wooden merry-go-round model. This large scale model of a Carousel or Roundabout has been handmade. Great example of Carnival Art - Folk Art with miniature ha...
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Mid-20th Century European Carnival Art

Materials

Iron

  • Large Folk Art Wooden Merry-Go-Round Model
  • Large Folk Art Wooden Merry-Go-Round Model
  • Large Folk Art Wooden Merry-Go-Round Model
  • Large Folk Art Wooden Merry-Go-Round Model
H 25.99 in. W 26.38 in. D 21.66 in.
Early Carnival Midway 7.5 Foot Tall Game Wheel Monterey with Gooseneck Light
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic giant carnival game wheel with applied scenic Monterey theme. All original surface paint. Chunky turned stand. Measures: 7 foot . Really unique gooseneck lamp for illuminat...
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Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Vintage Glass and Wood Carnival Mirrors
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Super unique set of carnival mirrors from a retired New York City carnival. 6 wood mirrors all with original glass. Different shape, patina and aging to each mirror. Some mirrors are...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Carnival Art

Materials

Glass, Wood

  • Vintage Glass and Wood Carnival Mirrors
  • Vintage Glass and Wood Carnival Mirrors
  • Vintage Glass and Wood Carnival Mirrors
  • Vintage Glass and Wood Carnival Mirrors
H 61.25 in. W 25.75 in. D 4 in.
Vintage 1970s Collection of Boardwalk Souvenir 7up Bottles Carnival Game Art
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Set of five. Old time Boardwalk game prizes, measure: 20 inches high.
Category

Vintage 1970s American American Craftsman Carnival Art

Materials

Glass

Carousel Donald Duck Figurine Carnival Ride
Located in Antwerp, BE
Donald Duck carnival ride or children's ride. A carousel Donald Duck in bright colors which makes you smile. It's a two-seat children's ride with two steering wheels in the shape...
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Late 20th Century European Carnival Art

Materials

Polyester

  • Carousel Donald Duck Figurine Carnival Ride
  • Carousel Donald Duck Figurine Carnival Ride
  • Carousel Donald Duck Figurine Carnival Ride
  • Carousel Donald Duck Figurine Carnival Ride
H 32.68 in. W 40.16 in. D 24.41 in.
Vintage Red Carnival Fun-House Mirror
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage wood carnival fun house mirror. Painted red and mounted on a sturdy metal base. Curvy acrylic mirror in good vintage condition with some scratches and wear as shown. Fun piec...
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Vintage 1970s American Carnival Art

Materials

Acrylic, Wood

  • Vintage Red Carnival Fun-House Mirror
  • Vintage Red Carnival Fun-House Mirror
  • Vintage Red Carnival Fun-House Mirror
  • Vintage Red Carnival Fun-House Mirror
H 51.25 in. W 25 in. D 24 in.
Vintage Blue Carnival Fun-House Mirror
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Very cool vintage wood carnival fun house mirror. Painted blue and mounted on a sturdy metal base. Curvy acrylic mirror in good vintage condition with some scratches and wear as show...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Carnival Art

Materials

Acrylic, Wood

  • Vintage Blue Carnival Fun-House Mirror
  • Vintage Blue Carnival Fun-House Mirror
  • Vintage Blue Carnival Fun-House Mirror
  • Vintage Blue Carnival Fun-House Mirror
H 51.25 in. W 25 in. D 24 in.
Vintage Canvas Side Show Banner Carnival
Located in Santa Monica, CA
"First Time Here!" Fantastic graphic sideshow banner. Traditional heavy canvas. Some remaining leather straps and metal rings for hanging, Banner is torn in some places and lower...
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Vintage 1940s American Carnival Art

Materials

Canvas

  • Vintage Canvas Side Show Banner Carnival
  • Vintage Canvas Side Show Banner Carnival
  • Vintage Canvas Side Show Banner Carnival
  • Vintage Canvas Side Show Banner Carnival
H 114 in. W 85 in. D .5 in.
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Folk Art Carnival For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal folk art carnival for your home. Each folk art carnival for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and iron. There are 730 variations of the antique or vintage folk art carnival you’re looking for, while we also have 7 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the folk art carnival you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each folk art carnival bearing Folk Art, Mid-Century Modern or Victorian hallmarks is very popular. L'Autopède, Hennecke and H.C. Evans & Co. each produced at least one beautiful folk art carnival that is worth considering.

How Much is a Folk Art Carnival?

A folk art carnival can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,800, while the lowest priced sells for $75 and the highest can go for as much as $49,500.