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Period: 1940s
Vintage Patinated Cast Bronze North Wind Sculpture
Located in Morristown, NJ
Likely 20th c., North Wind, cast bronze on stand. A hefty and attractive patinated bronze, this piece has wonderful presence. While the front aspect is the obvious focus, the back is...
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Unknown Greek Revival Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Metal, Bronze

Emanuele Zambini Terracotta Sculpture
Located in Prato, IT
Firenze, Italy, 1942 In terracotta Signed Emanuele Zambini Measure: Height 61 cm.
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Italian Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Terracotta

Finely-Modeled Vintage Patinated Bronze Figure of a Golfer
Located in San Francisco, CA
Dressed in vintage 1940s clothes, the pensive golfer stares down the fairway after completing the perfect swing; inscribed EG.
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American Other Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Pair of Art Deco Style Hand Painted Figurines of Couple with Their Children
By ABCO
Located in Palm Springs, CA
The pair of these chalk figurines of a mother and father with their children are done in a wonderful Art Deco style. Made in the late 1940s in America. They are entirely hand painted...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Other

Keramos Mid Century Modern Pastel Blue Dancer Ballerina Stephan Dakon C. 1949
Located in Vienna, AT
Ceramic figurine dancer ballerina with pastel blue ruffled dress and ballet flats by Stefan Dakon for Keramos, circa 1949. Amazing and elegant figurine in pastel blue color from cer...
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Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Folk Art Hand Carved Madonna Santos with Putto
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-457 hand carved Madonna Santos with dove.
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Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Hardwood

Rare Art Deco/ Machine Age Rx Arcade Penny Scale, RX Scale Mfg.Co Inc
By Detecto Scale Company
Located in Buffalo, NY
Stunning Art Deco Penny scale salvaged from old downtown Buffalo NY drug store, perfect working condition, accurate weight, retains original key/ keys. Great size and proportion, per...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Aluminum, Iron, Chrome

Antique Bronze Sculpture "Boy & Dog"
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration an antique bronze sculpture of a boy and dog in a twisted wooden log. Beautiful scene in verdigris patinated bronze. Unmarked, no information from the m...
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Unknown American Classical Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Goldscheider Vienna Art Deco Dancer 'Beauty', by Stephan Dakon, Around 1942
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare Goldscheider Art Déco Ceramic Figurine. Gracefully posing dancer in blue and white costume: dotted bustier with white cap sleeves and a short skirt at the front with long, wide ...
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Austrian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Antique Murano Glass Seguso vetri D'arte candle holder sculpture
Located in Grantham, GB
Beautiful antique Murano glass candleholder figurine with gold leaf, by Archimede Seguso; years 1940-1946. In excellent condition. Original Seguso sticker, start using in 1947.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Murano Glass

René Lalique "Les Quatres Saisons" 4 Statuettes, Design 1939
Located in Skanninge, SE
A set of four René Lalique "Les Quatres Saisons", "The Four Seasons", statuettes - "Printemps", "Été", "Automne", and "Hiver". Clear glass, mould-blown, frosted and polished. All ...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Crystal

20th Century Italian Sculpture in Polychrome Artistic Ceramics by G Ronzan, 1945
Located in Casale Monferrato, IT
Refined sculpture in polychrome ceramic by the important Italian artist Giovanni Ronzan, 1945. Signed below. Figure of a young woman taking a bath. This is a collectible ceramic. Bi...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Decorated Wooden Backrest Sculptured in One Piece
Located in Leuven , BE
These backrests were exclusively used by Dignitaries of the Mongo people in DRC. The diamond design on the seat can also be found on the Kuba tissues called "Velours du Kasai.".
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Congolese Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Pair of Vibrant, Tole Trees
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Richly painted, mated pair of  Italian, tole trees in wonderful crimson planters embellished with relief lion's faces grasping rings.
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Italian Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Tin

Large Original World War II Wood Vintage Airplane Propeller by S&S Winnipeg
Located in Essex, MA
A beautifully made, large World War II vintage wood airplane propeller made by S&S Winnipeg, Canada, circa 1940s, in varnished, laminated hardwood with brass and steel sheathing at t...
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Canadian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Stainless Steel

Bronze Sculpture by Marguerite Lavriller-Cossaceanu, Woman Bust, 1945-1946
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Marguerite LAVRILLIER-COSSACEANU 1893 - 1980 Woman bust (1945 - 1946) Bronze proof with brown-green patina 2/8 Posthume lost wax of Coubertin Foundry Signed and numeroted (...
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Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Franz Hagenauer Wooden Canoe with 4 Standing African Paddlers
Located in St. Louis, MO
Karl Hagenauer sculpted wooden canoe with four bronze standing African paddlers with black patina, having bronze headdresses and bronze paddles. Bottom has stamped Handmade Hagenauer...
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Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Markel Robot Sculpture by Bennett Robot Works
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Custom robot sculpture named Markel by Bennett Robot Works, Brooklyn, NY Bennett Robot Works, robot sculptures created by Gordon Bennett, are composed of found, vintage objects used...
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American Machine Age Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Folk Art Veiled Female Figure Handmade Clay Sculpture
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
8-104 handmade clay sculpture of a veiled figure Unsigned.
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Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Clay

Pair Folk Art Hand Carved and Painted French Wood Figures
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-671 pair hand carved and painted French people Price is for pair .
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Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Fruitwood

Great Sculpture Of Orpheus In Ceramic, San Polo Venice, 1940s
Located in Montelabbate, PU
Polychrome sculpture of Orpheus playing the lyre (or cithara), the execution of the work is certainly an atypical workmanship and great skill, the body well made and harmonious, the ...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

1940s Catalogued Bronze Sculpture by Luigi Broggini
By Luigi Broggini
Located in Roma, IT
Important bronze sculpture by Luigi Broggini. “Dancer”. Datable to the from the early 1940s. It is part of the series of Dancers created by the sculptor Broggini in the 1930s. ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

1940s Plaster Sculpture from R. Espinasse, Woman Standing
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Plaster sculpture, woman standing, Raymond Espinasse (1897-1985) workshop, France. Measure: height 33.4 inches.
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French Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

Amazing 20th Century Gilt Bronze Sculpture of a Meditating King, Italy, 1940
Located in Catania, IT
The gilded bronze sculpture of this King seated on his throne, wearing his crown, while he is absorbed in reading a book is very rare and particular. The figure stands elegantly, and...
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Italian Classical Greek Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Rare and Early Jens Risom Stool for Knoll Associates, New York City
Located in Buffalo, NY
Rare and early Jens Risom stool for Knoll Associates, New York City. Simple, elegant design. Retains original finish as well as original early oil cloth upholstered top. Also origina...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Upholstery, Birch

Ethereal Terracotta Chinese Ancestor Sculpture on Lucite Base
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Lovely terracotta sculpture of an Asian figure with beautiful weathered patina. Custom lucite base.
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Chinese Chinese Export Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Terracotta

Wooden Statuette of a Lady Werkstatte Hagenauer Austrian Jugendstil, circa 1940
Located in Vienna, AT
Wooden statuette of a lady Werkstatte Hagenauer Wien brass Plinth Austrian Jugendstil 1940s marked At the end of the 30s female forms were being worked into items like mirrors or ...
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Austrian Jugendstil Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Brass

Early 20th Century Hand Carved Papier Mache Jockey Figure
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century hand carved papier mache jockey figure An unusual English folk-art early 20th century papier mache figure, of a winning jockey. Standing proud with chest puffed...
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British Folk Art Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Paper

Antique Cast Copper Bust/Sculpture of Dantes 1940
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
Cast copper clad bust of Dantes.
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Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Copper

Art Deco Sailors on Leave Earthenware Ceramic Sculpture
Located in Oakland, CA
French Matelots Singing Sailors Dax Art Deco Group. Art Deco Sailors on Leave Earthenware Ceramic Sculpture. The iconic original at the height of Art Deco was designed by Edouard Caz...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Art Deco Sculpture Entirely in Bronze, Signed by the Sculptor Celano France 1940
Located in Napoli, IT
Art Deco sculpture entirely in bronze, signed by the sculptor Celano France 1940. The sculpture bears the engraved signature "Celano" on the base.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

"Virgo," Rare, High Style Art Deco Bronze Bas Relief by Paul Manship
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Boldly and brilliantly sculpted in high relief, this depiction of the classic symbol of the Zodiac sign of Virgo. A nude female figure with a sheaf of wheat -- was sculpted by Paul M...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Lenci Modern Italian Ceramic and Mosaic Sculpture
Located in Roma, IT
Beautiful multicolored sculpture attributed to the Lenci factory Faenza ceramic mosaic Moving inscription with dedication on the back: “In the uncertain moments of your life, alwa...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Wood

Umbrella Stand Sculpture in High Relief in Wood and Plaster, 1940s
Located in taranto, IT
splendid and rare original umbrella holder vase from the 1940s, a high-relief sculpture with subjects attributable to angels, made of wood and plaster with upper application in brass...
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Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Brass

"Head of Young Man," Striking, Unique Bronze Sculpture by Brandis, 1947
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Sculpted by P. Brandis and cast by the famous August Bischoff foundry in Dusseldorf, Germany, which also cast bronzes by important artists such as Arno Breker, this unique bronze scu...
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German Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Glazed Ceramic Sculpture, Italy, circa 1940
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Glazed ceramic sculpture, Italy, circa 1940.
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Pair Classical Mythological Figural Bisque Bookends/Sculptures
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
Pair classical mythological figural bookends/sculptures.
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Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

1940s Plaster Sculpture from R. Espinasse, Woman Standing
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Plaster sculpture, woman standing, Raymond Espinasse (1897-1985) workshop, France. Measure: Height 33.4 inches.
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French Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

Italian Glazed Ceramic Bust of a Classical Roman by Santa Monica
By Santa Monica
Located in Houston, TX
Italian ceramic bust of a Classical Roman with unusual iridescent glaze, marked Santa Monica.
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Italian Classical Roman Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Royal Dux, Dancing Woman in Porcelain, 1940s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Royal Dux. Dancing woman in porcelain, 1940s. Stamped. In very good condition. Measures: 21 x 13 cm.
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Czech Rococo Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Two Monumental Nymphes in Plaster, France, circa 1940
Located in Paris, FR
Two monumental statues depicting two young nymphes holding flares. These statues are the original plasters used as models for the realization of the statues at the entrance of the cr...
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French Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

"Gladiator with Sword and Shield," Unique Art Deco Sculpture with Male Nude
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Powerful and moving, this depiction of a nude male gladiator, laying his sword to the ground with his shield behind him, is a beautiful memorial celebrating the end of World War II, ...
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Belgian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Terracotta

Vintage Art Deco Brass Siam Couple Kissing Sculpture Bookends
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful pair of antique cast iron bookends depicting an Asian kissing couple. These Art Deco pieces are dense in weight and beauty. The sculpted imagery is incredibly full of detai...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Brass

Hollywood Regency Chinese Brass Buddha Sculpture
Located in Houston, TX
Hollywood Regency Chinese Brass Buddha Sculpture Or Figure. This beautiful Asian Modern brass buddha statue will look great in any decor.
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Chinese Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Brass

Beautiful Scandinavian Vintage Rhino Pair of Wood, 1940s
Located in Stockholm, SE
Lovely realistic wooden pair of Rhinos in dark grey and patterned color quite similar to the real rhino color. From Scandinavia around the 1940s. Great design and lovely sculpted wit...
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Scandinavian Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Pair of 1940s Gilded Metal Tulips on a Marble Planters
Located in Paris, FR
Pair of 1940s gilded metal tulips on beige yellow and olive green marble planters.
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European Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Marble, Metal

Aluminum Mannequin Torso Sculpture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Made out of a material far more interesting than your standard dress form, this oddly unique, mannequin torso is both playful and sleek. A true statement piece that would be well sui...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Aluminum

Bronze Necklace Pendant Saint Laurent Line Vautrin
Located in Atlanta, GA
A cast bronze pendant titled Saint Laurent by French art jewelry designer Line Vautrin (1913-1997). Gilt bronze, circa late 1940s. It depicts the 3rd century Christian Saint Lawrence...
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French Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Very Rare Donna Vase by Fulvio Bianconi for Venini
Located in Munich, DE
From an italien collection we are proud to present this rare piece from around 1949. flawless and signed.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Blown Glass

A Ceramic Chicken in a Modernist Art Deco Abstracted Form
Located in NYC, NY
A ceramic chicken in a modernist Art Deco form. Possibly by Raymor.
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American Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Art Deco Design Ceramic Sculpture Nude Sitting Woman, 1940s
Located in Praha, CZ
- Made in Czechoslovakia - Made of glazed ceramic - Good, original condition.
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Czech Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Saca Country Girl Sculpture by Leopold Anzengruber Austria, 1940s
Located in Palermo, Sicily
This delightful figurine fully represents the style of the Austrian artist.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Brass Nike Decorative Object with a Marble Pedestal
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
Italy, 1940s-1950s This sculpture is made in brass and features a marble pedestal. It might show slight traces of use since it's vintage, but it can be considered as in very good ori...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Brass

G.E. Robot Sculpture by Bennett Robot Works
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Custom robot sculpture named G.E. by Bennett Robot Works, Brooklyn, NY Bennett Robot Works, robot sculptures created by Gordon Bennett, are composed of found, vintage objects used...
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American Machine Age Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Bronze Dancing Figure by Cubist Sculptor Joseph Csaky
Located in Oakland, CA
A rare bronze sculpture by one of the very first and most important artists to explore and popularize Cubism in the early 20th Century, Jospeh Csaky. Born in Hungary in 1888 and educ...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Figurative Martini Sculpture Ceramic Priest Italy 1940 Style Arturo Martini
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Figurative Fosco Martini sculpture ceramic Priest Italy 1940 Style Arturo Martini.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

1940’s Concrete Pair of Angel Statues
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage pair of 1940's angel statues accent decor. Great for any entry way decor. Both are well kept and do not have cracks or chips. Nicely detailed and well kept.
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French French Provincial Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Concrete

Chinese Republic Period Malachite Carving of a Beauty, Meiren Early 20th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A small and wonderful Chinese carved malachite figure of a beauty, known as a meiren, Republic period, mid-20th century. The small meiren figure carved from a single piece of deep...
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Chinese Qing Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Malachite

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