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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Snead and Co.
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Early 20th Century United States Steampunk Collectibles and Curiosities
Iron
Single piece cast iron helmet made by the Snead Co. Of Jersey City, New Jersey. These helmets were used for surface-supplied dives in shallow waters of less than 20 feet.
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Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
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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Antique 19th Century South America Spanish Colonial Religious Items
Gesso, Wood
Late 19th century carved baby Jesus Santos with glass eyes and custom display stand. Handmade with carved wood and gesso. Glass inset eyes. Left and right hands missing. Wear consist...
Unknown
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Antique Mid-18th Century Europe Folk Art Sculptures
Wood
Fantastic pair of 18th century carved animas figures. Animas figures represent the spirits of departed family or friends and were placed on altars in homes during the "Day of th...
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Early 20th century carnival midway ghost train carnival ride rounding board. "OK4U" skeleton waving from the door. Original painted surface. Original sockets for light bulb...
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Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Mid-century large-scale wood carved Folk Art Cargomaster C-133A. An actual barn find discovered in Washington State farm country. Hand-carved and painted. Two pieces: wing piece atta...
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Statues
Stone
Large and graceful rustic swan garden statue. Found in upstate New York. Fantastic multi layered chunky original paint surface. Very substantial piece.
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Mid-20th Century North America Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
Vintage flashing "8 Ball" pool hall and juke joint sign with working electrics. Found in the Southern United States. Hand-painted and riveted sheet metal construction. Plea...
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Vintage popeye figure. Hand-carved wood with amazing alligatored paint surface complete with anchor forearm tattoos. Created from three pieces of carved wood.
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Antique 19th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Wood
Impressive and large trade sign advertising services for house and sign painting and wall paper hanging. Expertly painted with multi color letters and design. From Burke County, PA. ...
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Vintage 1950-1959 United States Folk Art Signs
Composition, Plastic
Iconic Piggly Wiggly trade sign parade costume head. Bigger than life and ready to wear a great piece of advertising art! Piggly Wiggly was founded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1916 a...
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Antique 1890-1899 Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Large collection of 15 Indian clubs or juggling pins with original paint surface. Great alligatored patina on many. Late 19th and early 20th century clubs. Indian clubs rose to popul...

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