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Art Deco 1939 New York Worlds Fair Collectible Salt & Pepper Shakers
Located in San Diego, CA
A unique and rare Art Deco salt & peppershakers from the 1939 New York Worlds fair great deign
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20th Century American Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Plastic

1939, New York Worlds Fair Fan “The Fan of Tomorrow” Trylone and Perisphe
Located in Wallkill, NY
This is a very rare, extremely unusual original 1939 New York World’s Fair fan. There is a plaque
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Metal

1939 Art Deco New York Worlds Fair Platinum & Gem set Charm
Located in Chicago, IL
Very Scarce Art Deco 1939 New York Worlds Fair Charm, featuring the famous Trylon and Perisphere
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Diamond, Onyx, Ruby, Platinum

Pair of Embassy Art Deco Wine Glasses by Walter Dorwin Teague. 1939
By Walter Dorwin Teague
Located in Bellport, NY
Building in 1939 New York Worlds Fair. Rare and no longer produced, highly collectable.
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Cut Glass

Lorin Jackson for Grosfeld House Glassic Collection Chair, circa 1939
By Grosfeld House, Lorin Jackson
Located in Saint Louis, MO
shearling upholstery. Designed by Lorin Jackson, this collection debuted at the 1939 New York world’s fair
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1930s American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Lucite, Sheepskin

Pair of Calla Lily Candle Holders Carl Einar Borgström Brass Ystad Metall Sweden
By Carl-Einar Borgstrom, Ystad-Metall
Located in Basel, BS
Sweden in the 1940s. These were designed for the 1939 New York world fair. Both are stamped with the
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1940s Swedish Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Brass

Set of Three Lily Candle Sticks Ivar Alenius Björk for Ystad Metall Sweden 1940s
By Ivar Ålenius Björk, Ystad-Metall
Located in Basel, BS
vase, designed in 1939 for the Scandinavian Pavillon of the 1939 New York World‘s Fair. The Lily
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1930s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Brass

Cute Cow Milks into Bottle. Mid Century Illustration
By George Giusti
Located in Miami, FL
design of the Swiss pavilion at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. He is a artist/illustrator/ graphic
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1950s Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Gouache

Pair of French Modern Neoclassical Brass and Crystal Floor Lamps, Jules Leleu
By Jules Leleu
Located in New York, NY
Pavilion Francais a L'Exposition Internationale de New York, Page VII, July 1939. (New York World's Fair
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Crystal, Brass

Margaret T. Nordman, 1930s Taburette Designed for the New York World Fair, 1939
By Margaret Travers Nordman
Located in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi
Margaret N. Nordman designed this stool/taburette in 1939 for the New York World Fair. The elegant
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1930s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Birch

Van Cleef & Arpels Tubogas Gold Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New Orleans, LA
York World’s Fair, this type of chain was popular during the late 1930s and 1940s, when precious metals
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20th Century French Retro Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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White Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Original Vintage Travel Poster New York World's Fair Trylon Perisphere Libertas
By John Atherton
Located in London, GB
Original vintage travel advertising poster for the World Fair event held in New York at the
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Paper

'Seated Nude', Woman Artist, Paris Salon, Jeu de Paume, World's Fair, GGIE LACMA
By Caroline Lloyd
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Gate International Exposition. 1939; New York World's Fair, 1939; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles
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1930s Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Bronze

Original Vintage Travel Advertising Poster New York Worlds Fair Binder Art Deco
By Joseph Binder
Located in London, GB
lettering reading: New York World's Fair The World of Tomorrow 1939. Excellent condition, backed on linen.
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Paper

'Abstract in Saffron and Tourmaline', New York School, WPA
By John von Wicht
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Academy of Fine Arts and the 1939 New York World's Fair among others. He also exhibited throughout Europe
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1960s Abstract Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Canvas, Oil

Figural Study
By Chaim Gross
Located in New York, NY
Buildings at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. His works often eerily mimic human forms in their overly
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Mid-20th Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Ink

Happy Birthday
By Chaim Gross
Located in New York, NY
France Overseas and Finnish Buildings at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. His works often mimic human
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Mid-20th Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Ink

'Passacaglia, the Dance' New York, Brooklyn Museum, Berlin, Basel, AAC, NAD
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
York World's Fair, American Pavillion, 1939 Modern Art Studio, NYC, 1944 Museum of Art, Springfield
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1960s Abstract Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Canvas, Oil

"Orpheus Over the Globe, " Important Mural Study for 1939-1940 NY World's Fair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
painted for the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Beck also painted a WPA mural for the Post Office in
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1930s American Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Paper

NYC 1939 World's Fair 5 - 8 x 10 photographs Mid 20th Century WPA Architectural
Located in New York, NY
NYC 1939 World's Fair 5 - 8 x 10 photographs Mid 20th Century WPA Architectural Underwood and
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1930s American Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Silver Gelatin

1, 000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair
By Harry Lane
Located in New York, NY
1,000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair Harry Lane (1891
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1930s American Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Canvas, Photographic Paper, Plaster, Oil

1, 000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair
By Ilya Bolotowsky
Located in New York, NY
for details. A New York Times story titled "For Two Collectors, a Weekend Getaway to the 1939 World
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1930s Abstract Geometric Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Paper, Gouache, Canvas, Plaster, Oil

Portrait or Study for a Bust
By Chaim Gross
Located in New York, NY
Federal Trade Commission Building and the France Overseas and Finnish Buildings at the 1939 New York
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Mid-20th Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Pencil, Ink

Rare Art Deco Streamlined Moderne Dresser by Count Alexis de Sakhnoffsky
By Count Alexis de Sakhnoffsky
Located in Lafayette, IN
furniture shown at the 1939-40 World’s Fair in New York. Outside automobiles and furniture, de
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1930s American Streamlined Moderne Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Walnut

Pictorial Vintage Map of New York City Showing Numerous Landmarks, 1939
Located in Langweer, NL
This pictorial souvenir map focuses on New York City and the site of the 1939 World's Fair. It was
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1930s Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Paper

Study for Sculpture of Nude Woman Balancing Baby
By Chaim Gross
Located in New York, NY
Overseas and Finnish Buildings at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. His works often mimic human forms in
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1940s Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Paper, Ink, Pen

Industrial Machine Age American Scene WPA Mid 20th Century 1939 SF World's Fair
Located in New York, NY
Industrial Machine Age American Scene WPA Mid 20th Century 1939 SF World's Fair HAIG PATIGIAN
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1930s American Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Plaster

Gilbert Rohde Dresser 4041 Kroehler New York World's Fair 1940 Two-Tone 44" long
Located in BUNGAY, SUFFOLK
major exhibits for the New York Worlds Fair in 1939, including the Home Furnishing Pavilion, and the
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1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Birdseye Maple

1, 000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair
By Chester Beach
Located in New York, NY
1,000 piece Museum Quality Collection of Art & Objects from NYC 1939 Worlds Fair is available for
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1930s Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Canvas, Oil, Photographic Paper, Plaster

Allan Houser Native American Modernist Bronze Sculpture, 1980 - "Night Watch"
By Allan Houser
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Washington, D.C., exhibited in the 1939 New York World's Fair, and had a one-person show at the Museum of New
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1980s Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Bronze

Allan Houser Native American Bronze Modernist Sculpture - "Waiting"
By Allan Houser
Located in Phoenix, AZ
the 1939 New York World's Fair, and had a one-person show at the Museum of New Mexico. During World
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1970s Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Bronze

Allan Houser Native American Modernist Bronze Sculpture, 1989, "Watching"
By Allan Houser
Located in Phoenix, AZ
, D.C., exhibited in the 1939 New York World's Fair, and had a one-person show at the Museum of New
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Late 20th Century Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Bronze

Important 1939 Walnut Art Deco Modern "Dashboard" Desk by Alexis De Sakhnoffsky
By Count Alexis de Sakhnoffsky
Located in Lafayette, IN
at the 1939-40 World’s Fair in New York. Outside automobiles and furniture, de Sakhnoffsky also
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1930s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Walnut

Seated Nude with Mirror /// Figurative Chair Lady Woman Byron Browne Drawing Art
By Byron Browne
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
New York World's Fair. In 1940 he married fellow artist Rosalind Bengelsdorf. He taught painting at
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1950s Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Pencil, Graphite

Waylande Gregory Art Deco Ceramic Rooster Sculpture, Glazed, 1940s, USA
By Waylande Gregory
Located in Brooklyn, NY
works, including The Swimmer (1937) and Fountain of the Atom for the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Gregory
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1940s American Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Ceramic

Nils Landberg Red Expo Tulip Vase, Orrefors Glassworks, circa 1950s
By Orrefors, Nils Landberg
Located in New York, NY
Moderne” and the 1939 New York World’s Fair. During the 1950s, Landberg experimented with abstracted and
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Glass

Nils Landberg Tall Expo Tulip Vase, Orrefors Glassworks, circa 1950s
By Orrefors, Nils Landberg
Located in New York, NY
Techniques dans la Vie Moderne” and the 1939 New York World’s Fair. During the 1950s, Landberg experimented
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Blown Glass

STRIDENT MAN Carved Wood Sculpture Hollywood WPA Modernist Puppet Mid-Century
Located in New York, NY
United States, Bunin created animated three-dimensional puppets to appear in the 1939 New York World
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1940s American Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Wood

"Motion, " Victor Arnautoff, San Francisco Lighthouse, World's Fair WPA Painting
By Victor Michail Arnautoff
Located in New York, NY
from the New York World's Fair 1939, Poughkeepsie, 1987, no. 11, p. 41, illustrated. Robert W. Cherny
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1930s American Realist Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Tempera, Oil, Canvas

Charles Keller Original Stone Lithograph - "6th Avenue Subway”
Located in Phoenix, AZ
including one at the 1939 New York World's Fair. He organized artists' associations in the 1940's and was
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Mid-20th Century Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Lithograph

Nils Landberg Red Tulpanglas, Orrefors Glassworks, 1957
By Nils Landberg, Orrefors
Located in New York, NY
1939 New York World's Fair. During the 1950s, Landberg experimented with abstracted and attenuated
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Blown Glass

'Victim of Misfortune and Folly' — 1930s Surrealist Fantasy
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
New York World’s Fair; and in 1940, she created two frescoes as part of the kiva murals for the
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1930s American Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Lithograph

'To Market, to Market' — 1930s Surrealist Fantasy
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
New York World’s Fair; and in 1940, she created two frescoes as part of the kiva murals for the
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1930s American Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Lithograph

'The Visitor' — 1930s Surrealist Fantasy
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
, Kavin’s sculpture was included in the New Mexico art exhibited at the 1939 New York World’s Fair; and in
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1930s American Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Lithograph

'Judgment of Souls' — 1930s Surrealist Fantasy
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
New York World’s Fair; and in 1940, she created two frescoes as part of the kiva murals for the
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1930s American Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Lithograph

A Pair of "Stora Furulid” Armchairs by Carl Malmsten, Sweden 1950s
By Carl Malmsten
Located in Utrecht, NL
1939 New York World Fair, when the designer introduced the model “Oskar”. Similarly to that model
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1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Fabric, Wood

Michel Dufet Modernist Side / End Table
By Michel Dufet
Located in Philadelphia, PA
to design the French pavilion at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Dufet was the son-in-law of the
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1930s French Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Maple, Rosewood

Wayland Gregory Art Deco Porcelain Zebra Sculpture, Glazed, Signed, 1940s, USA
By Waylande Gregory
Located in Brooklyn, NY
works, including The Swimmer (1937) and Fountain of the Atom for the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Gregory
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Porcelain

Black Ducks (Marsh Ducks)
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Platte, was included in the 1939 New York World's Fair exhibition, American Art Today. There was an
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1960s American Realist Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Etching

'Romany Flute Player', Royal Academy, NY World's Fair, Pasadena, GGIE, Gypsy
By Aage Christian Wiboltt
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
exhibited widely and with success including at the Danish Royal Academy, the New York World's Fair, the
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1930s Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Pastel, Cardboard

The Cedars, Kensington watercolour by Colin Moss Modern British Art
Located in London, GB
Charles Mahoney. He worked on murals for the British Pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair. During
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1950s Realist Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Watercolor, Gouache

Earth, Ceramic Figural Female Head by Cleveland School Artist
Located in Beachwood, OH
figure, exhibited her work at the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition in San Francisco and in the 1939 New York
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1930s Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Earthenware, Ceramic

"Unemployed" WPA American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century Modern
By William Gropper
Located in New York, NY
and the Museum of Modern Art. Gropper exhibited at the 1939 New York World's Fair, Whitney Museum of
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1930s American Realist Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Canvas, Oil

Judaica Pastel Portrait Rabbi Painting WPA Era Artist, Social Realist
By Bernard Gussow
Located in Surfside, FL
Fine Arts, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Gallery of Art, and the 1939 New York
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1940s American Realist Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Oil Pastel

Nude with Drape
By Fletcher Martin
Located in Los Angeles, CA
of the art exhibition at the 1939 New York World’s Fair, Holger Cahill noted, “The surrealists
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1930s American Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Oil

Nude with Drape
H 17 in W 24 in D 1 in
"Bedouin, " Striking Art Deco Painting by Stahlhut, NY World's Fair Poster Artist
Located in Philadelphia, PA
's Fair in New York, which provided a dizzying, high-level view of the fair's location in metropolitan New
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1940s American Art Deco Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Paint

Mid Century Modernist Seated Nude Figure Study
By George Giusti
Located in Soquel, CA
Swiss pavilion at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Giusti is well known in Europe and America for his
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1940s Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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India Ink, Gesso, Paper

Family at the Beach WPA Modernism American Scene Social Realism Mid 20th Century
By William Gropper
Located in New York, NY
and the Museum of Modern Art. Gropper exhibited at the 1939 New York World's Fair, Whitney Museum of
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1940s American Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Gouache, Watercolor, Ink, Paper

Alvar Aalto Finnish Modern Chair for Wilh Schauman, Finland, 1939
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Espoo, FI
was showcased at the New York World's Fair in 1939. Crafted under the skilled hands of Wilh Schauman
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1930s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

Materials

Fabric, Wood, Bentwood

NEW INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ORDER Signed Serigraph, Abstract Cornucopia, Fruit
By Chaim Gross
Located in Union City, NJ
and Finnish Buildings at the 1939 New York World's Fair. Gross was also recognized during these years
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1970s Contemporary Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair

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Lithograph

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Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal vintage 1939 new york worlds fair for your home. Each vintage 1939 new york worlds fair for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using paper, metal and ceramic. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer vintage 1939 new york worlds fair, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. A vintage 1939 new york worlds fair, designed in the Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made vintage 1939 new york worlds fair over the years, but those crafted by Joseph Binder, HouzeX Glass Co. and Leslie Ragan are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Vintage 1939 New York Worlds Fair?

A vintage 1939 new york worlds fair can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,750, while the lowest priced sells for $169 and the highest can go for as much as $42,000.