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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Large-Scale Glazed Lava Stone Foundry Crucible ...
Early 20th Century Unknown Machine Age Planters and Jardinieres
Stone, Lava
Very large smelting Crucible for bronze or steel foundry. Beautiful green variegated green glaze. Stamped numbers seen in photographs. Substantial enough to use for a potted olive tr...
Early 20th Century Liberty Truth Equality Justi...
Vintage 1920-1929 United States Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorab...
Wood, Metal
Late 1920s unique collection of American folk art hand painted lightbox wall panel signs created by a sign company in Chicago. The panels hung in the Appanose Country Courthouse in C...
Industrial Marble Slab Candy Maker, Bakery or L...
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Industrial Industrial and Work Tables
Marble
Chunky marble slab table found in the Midwest. Most likely an industrial factory table. Uses could have been for candy making, an industrial bakery or lab. Awesome honed marble with ...
Late 19th Century American General Store or Har...
Antique Late 19th Century United States Country Dining Room Tables
Wood
Great late 19th century general store counter with nicely turned legs. Perfect large dining table or centre island for work kitchen. A total workhorse. Could have casters put on to r...
Folk Art Adam and Eve from Midwest Lodge
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Folk Art Painted Furniture
Wood
Fantastic hand-painted and carved lodge piece from the Midwest. Painting depicts Eve picking the apple from the snakes mouth. The Stand has a hand-carved snake that wraps around the ...
Iron Apple Orchard Folk Art Trade Sign
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Folk Art Signs
Iron
Vintage heavy sheet iron trade sign with fantastic subject matter. Giant apple with original paint surface and excellent hand lettering. Very dynamic piece of American Folk Art. Heav...
Vintage Circus or Sideshow Hand-Painted Giant C...
Vintage 1930-1939 United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas
Vintage one of a kind circus or sideshow hand painted banner with a giant clown balancing a feather on his nose. Original paint on a light canvas sheet. The banner is stamped on the ...
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Folk Art Paintings
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...
Vintage Carnival Midway Penny Pitch Game
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Nicely scaled carnival midway penny pitch game. Original paint surface. Graphic bold design with great colors.
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Folk Art Paintings
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...
Colorful Collection of Vintage Cast Iron Shoema...
Early 20th Century United States Industrial More Folk Art
Iron
Fantastic collection of 17 iron shoe maker forms in multiple colors of original paint. Countless ways to display on wall, tabletop or shelf display. Many with foundry marks. Unusual ...
Anonymous Abstract X Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950-1959 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...

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