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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Mid-20th Century United States Steampunk Toys and Dolls
Copper, Iron
Classic Rubber Duckie Bronx Toy Factory doll mold. Fantastic patinated copper form that latex would be removed from after cooling and setting. Patina comes from exposure to various c...
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Folk Art Carnival Art
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...
Early 20th Century United States Industrial Shelves
Iron
Early 20th century Industrial iron cart on casters. White and green paint remains. Riveted brass tag reads "Santa Barbara 1526 Country". Great kitchen or bathroom storage p...
Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Paintings
Wood
Bold geometric abstract painted board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, floor boards, table tops and ...
Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Native American Objects
Wood
Almost 17 foot tall redwood animal totem. Animal totems are believed to have spiritual significance. Watching over Pacific Northwest Indian tribes and families. Symbolizing guardian ...
Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Wood
Bold geometric abstract board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and bread boar...
Antique Late 19th Century United States Folk Art Painted Furniture
Wood
Late 19th century Folk Art cabinet found in a Berks County PA barn. Skillfully made with artistic floral cut-out and applied design. Great alligatored and original paint surface. Fun...
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Steampunk Signs
Iron, Sheet Metal
Incredible giant TV sign that graced the circa 1950s . Magnavox TV factory in Utah. Just under 11 feet tall. Mounted on original heavy iron pole. Original white paint and green/blue ...
Antique 19th Century United States Folk Art Picture Frames
Gesso, Wood
Early 19th century gilt and gesso picture frame. Found in President James K. Polk's estate in Tennessee. Fantastic alligatored gilded surface.
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Steampunk Signs
Canvas
Very large New York bus destination sign. Unusual in red. Very graphic. Bottom of roll was date stamped 1951. 7 1/2 feet tall.
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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Antique 19th Century Folk Art Religious Items
Plaster
Great pair of lifesize Joseph and Mary statues. Very nice facial expressions. Found in the southwestern US. Priced for the pair.

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