1940s Figurative Sculptures

Italian Recumbent Female Bronze Nude
Italian Recumbent Female Bronze Nude
Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Bronze, Breccia Marble
Italian recumbent female bronze nude. Midcentury bronze figure of a reclining nude, "La Donna Sdriata" mounted on antique breccia corallina marble block base Italy, 1940s; base antiq...
Bust of an African Woman by Marguerite Acarin
Bust of an African Woman by Marguerite Acarin
Aristide Maillol, Marguerite Acarin
Vintage 1940s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Busts
Terracotta
Rare sculpture in black patinated terracotta by Marguerite Acarin (1904-1999) signed with her artist name Akarova. She was a dancer, sculptor and painter and was married to the arch...
Hungarian Painted Ceramic Art Deco Sculpture
Hungarian Painted Ceramic Art Deco Sculpture
Vintage 1940s Hungarian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Earthenware
A rare hand built glazed and painted earthenware Art Deco sculpture, a female Polynesian made in Hungary. Fine hairline cracks on the glaze surface. Marked: Hungary.       
Gio Ponti Design for "Manifattura Rossi" A Bucchero Female Nude Sculpture
Gio Ponti Design for "Manifattura Rossi" A Bucc...
Gio Ponti
Vintage 1940s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures
Ceramic
Carlo Alberto Rossi (Gubbio 1903-1970), Manifattura Rossi a Bucchero Female Sculpture after a Gio Ponti drawing, signed C. A. Rossi, circa 1940 Gio Ponti in the 1940s collaborated w...
Pair of Large Paul Scheurich Porcelains
Pair of Large Paul Scheurich Porcelains
Paul Scheurich
Vintage 1940s German Rococo Figurative Sculptures
Porcelain
Paul Scheurich was the most noteworthy artist to create porcelain models in Germany between the wars. He worked for both Meissen and KPM of Berlin. In 1941 KPM commissioned the four ...
Pair of Rare Hand Wood Carved Walnut J Rozec Signed Portraits Fisherman & Wife
Pair of Rare Hand Wood Carved Walnut J Rozec Si...
Vintage 1940s American Arts and Crafts Sculptures and Carvings
Walnut
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare pair of original hand carved from solid walnut J Rozec signed portraits of a fisherman and his wife A very good looking and high...
Large Standing French Modern Hand-Forged Iron and Bronze Plant Sculpture, 1940s
Large Standing French Modern Hand-Forged Iron a...
Vintage 1940s French Modern Figurative Sculptures
Bronze, Steel, Glass, Wrought Iron
Exceptional artisan made metal French Renaissance style standing plant sculpture, 1940s. Original 'rouge' enamel tones remain on bronze; soft patina to metal throughout. Climbing han...
Bust of an African Woman, Paris, Mid-20th Century
Bust of an African Woman, Paris, Mid-20th Century
Vintage 1940s French Other Busts
Terracotta
A terracotta and porcelain bust of an African woman in traditional headdress, from France, circa 1940.
Pair of 1938 Andre Bourgault Miniatur Carved Wood Statues Couple Rocking Chairs
Pair of 1938 Andre Bourgault Miniatur Carved Wo...
Vintage 1940s Canadian Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely pair of very small original Andre Bourgault statues hand carved and stamped Please note the delivery fee listed is just a guide, it ...
Sandstone Sculpture of a Merman by Just Andersen
Just Andersen
Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Figurative Sculptures
Sandstone
Beautiful sandstone sculpture of a merman by Just Andersen, made in Denmark, ca. 1940. It is in excellent condition. Just Andersen was born in Greenland, studying at the Royal Acade...
Art Deco Bronze Sculpture of a Man in Full Effo...
Vintage 1940s Belgian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Bronze, Marble
"La force", Strength is the title of this Art Deco bronze of a naked man pushing a big stone by the Belgian sculptor Thierry Van Rijswijck (1911-1958), who specialised in a...
Exotic and Large Thai Deity Sculpture
Vintage 1940s Thai Figurative Sculptures
Giltwood
Large 52 inch high giltwood Thai deity statue having beautiful details in green, red and clear jewels that sparkle in the light.    
"Female Head in Gold," Rare Sculpture in a Gold...
Dorothy Thorpe
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Resin
Translucent and glowing in a lovey shade of golden amber, this sculpture of an elegant woman's head was made by Dorothy Thorpe, one of the most prolific and important women designers...
Welch Robot Sculpture by Bennett Robot Works
Norman Bel Geddes
Vintage 1940s American Machine Age Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Custom robot sculpture named Welch by Bennett Robot Works, Brooklyn, NY Bennett Robot Works, robot sculptures created by Gordon Bennett, are composed of found objects used in thei...
20th Century French Sculpture in Bronze Napoleo...
Vintage 1940s French Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Beautiful sculpture in bonze made in France years, circa 1940s. Fine figure of Napoleon in uniform by emperor.  
20th Century French Sculpture in Bronze Cyrano ...
Vintage 1940s French Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Beautiful sculpture in bonze made in France years, circa 1940s. Fine figure of Cyrano de Bergerac on marble base. Cyrano de Bergerac is a famous play in five acts published in 1897 ...
Antique Large Medieval Crusader Knight Sculptur...
Vintage 1940s European Medieval Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Antique large medieval crusader knight sculptures handmade from carved wood and polychrome These impressive hand-carved crusader knight sculptures date from the 1940s. The polychr...
Monumental Garden Cherub Sitting on Large Shell...
Vintage 1940s French Rococo Figurative Sculptures
Fiberglass
Charming monumental sized cherub sitting on a large shell with a flute and apple in hand. This would look beautiful in a garden.
P. Ipsen's, Denmark Jade Green Girl No. 888. Ve...
Vintage 1940s Danish Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
P. Ipsen's, Denmark Jade green girl no. 888. Venus Kalipygos, design Kai Nielsena P. Ipsen's, Denmark Jade green girl no. 888. Venus Kalipygos, design Kai Nielsen. Measures: 21 cm. ...
Russian Bronze Cossack Figure Statue
Vintage 1940s European Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Russian bronze figure of a Cossack. It is signed.
Nathan Lerner "Chair", 1947
Nathan Lerner
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs
Upholstery, Plywood
Nathan Lerner, whose parents were Ukrainian emigrants, was born in Chicago in 1913. At the age of nine he attended painting courses at the Art Institute, and at sixteen started to us...
Lady Tailoring Stand
Vintage 1940s Austrian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Textile
Usable for putting hats, clothes and jewelry. The lady stand is very good condition. The textile was changed but returned to the original condition.
Art Deco Figural Sculpture
Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures
9-098, a vintage silver plated brass figural Art Deco style sculpture holding a saucer no maker's mark.
American Bronze and Marble Sculpture of Buffalo...
Frederic Remington
Vintage 1940s American American Craftsman Animal Sculptures
Bronze, Marble
American Re-strike bronze sculpture of Buffalo horse resting on an oval Italian marble base. A native American hunter is depicted attempting to overpower and take down a powerful buf...
Rare Just Andersen, Figure of Patinated Discome...
Vintage 1940s Danish Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Rare just Andersen. Figure of patinated Discometal in the form of a Football Player No. 1739. Measure: Height 17 cm. Stamped. In very good condition.
Large Ossip Zadkine Figural Sculpture
Ossip Zadkine
Vintage 1940s Russian Modern Figurative Sculptures
Brass, Marble
Large figural sculpture by Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967). Work is titled Intimite. Provenance (information obtained through an online search): Molenaar Collection (per previous auction l...
Pair of Italian Classical Greek Inspired Figura...
Vintage 1940s Italian Classical Greek Sculptures
Great pair of Greek inspired Italian ceramic statues inspired by Gambone, Bitossi and Raymor.
Cedar Wood Carving of a Male Figure Sewing Seed...
Vintage 1940s Austrian Figurative Sculptures
Cedar
A cedar wood carving of a male figure sewing seed. Labelled “A Christmas Gift 1945 West German Hospital Merano” Probably a gift to a welsh nurse by the German Army Patient at the e...
Timor Island Large Mask Sculpture, Indonesia, 1...
Vintage 1940s Indonesian Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Large wood mask sculpture from Timor Island in Southeast Asia. Very dramatic and unique. Sculpture is on a metal stand. Measure: Base is 10" x 8".
Austrian Bronze Dog Ring Holder Paperweight by ...
Richard Rohac
Vintage 1940s Austrian Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Bronze
For your consideration a rare and whimsical solid bronze dog sculpture, jewelry, ring holder or paperweight by Richard Rohac, Austria, 1940s. Signed R.R (Richard Rohac, "Made in Au...
Italian, 1940s Blackamoors
Vintage 1940s Italian Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Style: Neoclassical Condition: Excellent, some paint, minor wood loss A formidable pair of Italian, 1940s painted and parcel-gilt carved wood Blackamoors in the neoclassical st...
Greco Roman Style Terra Cotta Bust, Italy
Vintage 1940s Italian Greco Roman Busts
Handsome Italian Greco Roman terra cotta bust mounted on a steel base, circa 1940s.  
Demetre Chiparus Bronze Ballerina Sculpture Art...
Demetre Chiparus
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Bronze, Marble
Demétre Haralamb Chiparus (16 September 1886-22 January 1947) was a Romanian Art Deco era sculptor who lived and worked in Paris, France. He was one of the most important sculptors o...
Italian Patinated Plaster Bust, circa 1940
Vintage 1940s Italian Greco Roman Busts
Italian artist signed patinated plaster Greco Roman bust sculpture, circa 1940 Signature illegible.
Vintage French Academic Patinated Plaster Foot
Vintage 1940s French Classical Roman Figurative Sculptures
Interesting French patinated plaster foot maquette in classical Roman style. This sculpture was created for academic purposes.
Plumbest Robot Sculpture by Bennett Robot Works
Vintage 1940s American Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Custom robot sculpture named Plumbest by Bennett Robot Works, Brooklyn, NY Bennett Robot Works, robot sculptures created by Gordon Bennett, are composed of found objects used in t...
Breaker Robot Sculpture By Bennett Robot Works
Norman Bel Geddes
Vintage 1940s American Machine Age Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Custom robot sculpture named Breaker by Bennett Robot Works, Brooklyn, NY Custom robot sculpture named Breaker by Bennett Robot Works, Brooklyn, NY Bennett Robot Works, robot scul...
Federal Robot Sculpture by Bennett Robot Works
Norman Bel Geddes
Vintage 1940s American Machine Age Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Custom robot sculpture named Federal by Bennett Robot Works, Brooklyn, NY Custom robot sculpture named Federal by Bennett Robot Works, Brooklyn, NY Bennett Robot Works, robot scu...
Bust of a Young Man, Antique Ephebe by Morin Dry
Morin Dry
Vintage 1940s European Art Deco Busts
Beautiful bust of an ephebe in terra cotta in the manner of the ancient. Unique piece by Morin Dry (Signed M.M), circa 1940.
Pair of Black and White Lamps with Porcelain Bl...
Vintage 1940s Table Lamps
Porcelain, Acrylic
A beautiful pair of black and white acrylic table lamps with female and male porcelain Blackamoor sculptures. Blackamoor porcelain figures are black, off-white and gold. Female is ba...
Pair of American Art Deco Green Painted Female ...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Bookends
Ceramic
This stylish pair of hollow-cast American Art Deco female nude figural bookends are beautifully sculpted and painted in a soft Lovat green. They are in excellent condition with one b...
Impressive French Art Deco Bronze Sculpture in ...
Chana Orloff
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Tall Art Deco bronze sculpture with a beautiful aesthetic composition reminding of the sitting nudes of Chana Orloff's sculptures. Cast bronze, two patina, unsigned. Measures: Heig...
Art M1 Rifle Demonstration Model 1940 in Polish...
Vintage 1940s American Arms, Armor and Weapons
Stainless Steel
Model Art M1 Rifle automathic and semi-automathic Demonstration made circa 1940 in United-States. (BAR: Browning Automatic Rifle) Training model to train military in the use of thi...
Johannes Hedegaard for Royal Copenhagen, Large ...
Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Figurative Sculptures
Johannes Hedegaard for Royal Copenhagen, large unique figure group with Jesus, Ox blood glaze. Signed: Johannes Hedegaard. The three blue waves and stamped Royal Copenhagen. Dated...
Clara Shainess 1940s Carved Wood Sculpture
Clara Shainess
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures
Wood
An African School carved wood sculpture made in the 1940s (circa 1940) by U.S. artist Clara Shainess and mounted on a painted wooden base. Good condition, some age cracks and chips; ...
Abstract Human Figure by Winslow Anderson 1941 ...
Winslow Anderson
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Clay
Created by Winslow Anderson in 1941 while a student at Alfred University. Measures: 9.5" tall, 7" wide and 6" deep. Signed with Winslow Anderson's signature and nam...
Sculpture by Nikita Karpenko
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Abstract wooden sculpture of a head by Nikita Karpenko. Karpenko was of Ukrainian descent and settled on Nantucket becoming a pre-imminent ship model maker. He gave this trade up in ...
Italian Murano Glass Chinese Wise Man Figure
Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Murano Glass
An Italian 1940s Murano art glass figure of a Chinese wise man. Blown red glass with 24-karat gold. The piece is in excellent condition.
Ceramic Venus Sculpture by Edouard Cazaux, circ...
Edouard Cazaux
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Ceramic
Large beige, blue and green with nuance of brown enameled ceramic sculpture representing a naked Venus by Edouard Cazaux (1889-1974). Signed Cazaux on the base back.
Germaine Nordmann Bronze Sculptures, circa 1940
Germaine Nordmann
Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Bronze couple, with original antique green patina by Germaine Nordmann, Ecole de Paris, Susse Fondeur, circa 1940. Signed and numbered. Measurements: Man height 35 cm x width 1...
Whimsical Silver Plate Cherub Sculpture
Vintage 1940s American Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures
Silver Plate
Whimsical silver plate sculpture of a cherub riding a sea creature. Signed and dated by the artist “AM”; paper label inside marked “A. Mertens“.

Hand-Carved Teak Wood Statue

By Andrianna Shamaris
Hand-Carved Teak Wood Statue
Andrianna Shamaris
Vintage 1940s Primitive Figurative Sculptures
Wood, Teak, Reclaimed Wood
Primitive statue hand-carved in teak wood from Sumatra. The Leader in Modern Organic Design™.
Art Deco Danish Sandstone Ceramic Sculpture of ...
Just Andersen
Vintage 1940s German Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Sandstone
Monumental ceramic or sandstone sculpture of a Merman by Just Andersen (Danish, 1884-1943). circa1940 ceramic material, most likely stoneware with a texture (quite heavy), made in ...
Decorative Metal Doll Head Molds Objet de Virtu...
Gil Melott
Vintage 1940s American Mounted Objects
Steel
Collection of seven 1940s (six) doll head injection mold metal plates, including one (1) Howdy Doody collector's piece injection mold metal plate. A graphic table, bookcase or center...
Rosenthal Porcelain Figure Dance 'Kaiserwalzer'...
Rosenthal Studio Line, Lore Friedrich-Gronau
Vintage 1940s German Art Deco Porcelain
Porcelain
Lore Friedrich-Gronau (draft) 1938, Rosenthal (execution) circa 1938. Green revenue stamp as well as inscribed: Hedi and Margot Hoepfner in the Kaiserwalzer. The sisters Hedi an...
French Plaster Head of Napoleon as Emperor
Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures
A French painted plaster head of Napoleon as Emperor.  
Ado Ko Verzuu Toy Truck Houthandel, 1948
Ko Verzuu, ADO Toys
Vintage 1940s De Stijl Toys and Dolls
Very rare toy ‘houthandel’ (wood transport) truck designed by Ko Verzuu for Ado Holland in 1948. Ado means Arbeid door onvolwaardigen, translated; labor by incapacitated, which makes...
Wood Nat Spirit Figure Min Kyawzwa Burma, Early...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s Burmese Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood, Paint
Wood Nat spirit figure min Kyawzwa Burma early to mid-20th century. Offered by Bo Tree Source. Min Kyawzwa is one of the more colorful figures in the pantheon of 37 Great Nats (spiri...
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