Urban Country

Santa Monica, CA

About Urban Country

Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

Urban Country

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Vintage 1940-1949 United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Folky hand-carved dog head found in the midwest.
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Vintage 1930-1939 United States Folk Art More Folk Art
Wood
1938 bandstand tip "Kitty" found in Spokane, WA. Hand painted wood construction. Pinned paper maker's mark reads "Band Kitty made by Leno for Ted Fishbach 1938 guitar ...
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Benches
Leather, Upholstery, Wood
Largely scaled bench commissioned for the Chicago Oriental Theater. Elaborately carved wood with bright original paint surface and leather upholstery. The bench once sat in the th...
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Vintage 1940-1949 United States Folk Art Painted Furniture
Wood
c. 1940's Popeye folk art wooden table. Hand carved with original paint surface. Four hand carved Popeye figures decorate the four corners of the table. Great alligatored paint surfa...
Neal Walters Poster Company
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Vintage 1940-1949 United States Carnival Art
Wood
Large hand-carved circus menagerie scene letterpress wood block. Made by the Neal Walters Poster Company in Arkansas, circa 1930s-1940s. "From all parts of the world 150 circus ...
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Antique Late 19th Century United States Steampunk More Furniture and Col...
Copper
This is one of those things with a great wow factor and story all in one. Substantial hand-hammered copper kettle from the Chase Candy Company in St. Louis, Missouri. Impressive scal...
J.W. Fiske & Company
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Antique Mid-19th Century United States Victorian Urns
Iron
Solid J.W. Fiske Foundry cast iron garden urn decorated with flowers and acanthus designs. Perfect amount of old light blue and red paint highlight the detailed design on the urn. Gr...
H.C. Evans
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Leather, Canvas, Wood
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 1940-1949 United States Steampunk More Furniture and Collectibles
Iron
1942 Ford pickup truck with "sealed beam lights." Remnants of original green and white paint. Headlight covers still remaining. Has old wiring that could be converted and m...
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Vintage 1930-1939 United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Midwestern United States hand-carved American Folk Art TOTEM pole found in Wisconsin, circa 1930s. Eight whimsical carved spirit animals with bright original paint surface.
Macglashan Air Gun Co.
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron
Sheet iron carnival shooting gallery target in the shape of a clowns head. Not marked, but thought to have been made by the Macglashan Air Gun company in California. Target still has...
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Vintage 1940-1949 United States Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorab...
Wood
Fantastic folk art Popeye wood flag display with original painted surface. Flag is separate and removable. Popeye measures 9" x 8" x 22.25". Flag measures 29.75" ...

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