1950s Figurative Sculptures

Set of Two Danish Modern Handmade Pepper Shakers by Aksini, 1950s
Set of Two Danish Modern Handmade Pepper Shaker...
Aksini
Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Tableware
Ceramic, Stoneware
Set of two decorative Danish Mid-Century Modern handmade and hand-painted stoneware pepper shakers by Aksini. Designed and manufactured in the mid 1950s by Danish ceramic artist and ...
Dino Martens Aureliano Toso Murano Ribbons Italian Art Glass Seashell Bowl
Dino Martens Aureliano Toso Murano Ribbons Ital...
Aureliano Toso, Dino Martens
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls
Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass
Beautiful Murano handblown white, blue, yellow and red ribbons Italian art glass shell bowl. Documented to designer Dino Martens for Aureliano Toso, circa 1950s. Published. The piece...
Bronze Zodiac Sculptures by American Artist Fred Press, 1950s
Bronze Zodiac Sculptures by American Artist Fre...
Fred Press
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Very rare set of 12 zodiac cast bronze sculptures by Fred Press. Each zodiac sign represented, beautiful age and patina. Early in the 1950s, Mr. Press moved to New York City and ...
Mid-Century Modern Murano Venetian Figurine with Top Hat, 1950s
Mid-Century Modern Murano Venetian Figurine wit...
Murano, Venini & Co.
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Blown Glass
Modern striking Venetian blown glass figurine of a male courtesan with exciting top hat. With Venetian 18th century dress frills, done in cased glass, deep red and clear with gold le...
James Wines Iron Medieval Knight in Suit of Armor
James Wines Iron Medieval Knight in Suit of Armor
James Wines
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Iron
Unique and intricate medieval knight sculpture with flail created by listed artist James Wines of New York. Sculpture was made earlier in his career and dates from the 1950's. Its ov...
Modernist 1950s Limestone Shona Musician Sculpture
Modernist 1950s Limestone Shona Musician Sculpture
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Limestone
Carved limestone shona style sculpture of a conga player, circa 1950. The artist, Marian Groce, shows her clear influence of African tribal art and the Mexican mural painters of the ...
Sonia Delaunay Ceramic Jug with Gazelles, circa 1950
Sonia Delaunay Ceramic Jug with Gazelles, circa...
Sonia Delaunay
Vintage 1950s French Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
A hand-painted ceramic jug by Jewish-French artist Sonia Delaunay circa 1950 This sizeable hand-turned jug features gazelles in black an white on an earthenware background signed ...
Impressive and Unique "Foo" Sculpture, circa 1950
Impressive and Unique "Foo" Sculpture, circa 1950
Vintage 1950s French Animal Sculptures
Majolica
Very unique ceramic sculpture with a fabulous combination of colors. A real treasure for the ceramics' collector. The piece is in excellent condition and a real beauty! Size:...
Pair of English Beswick Dogs, circa 1950
Pair of English Beswick Dogs, circa 1950
Beswick
Vintage 1950s English Victorian Figurative Sculptures
Porcelain
Pair of English Beswick dogs, circa 1950.
1950s Brass Walnut Form Nutcracker
Unknown
Vintage 1950s Unknown Adirondack Serving Pieces
Brass
Terrific heavy solid brass nutcracker in the shape of a walnut. Some oxidation patina to one handle as photographed and detailed. Unmarked.
Silver and Gold Lion Sculpture by Ugo Zaccagnini
Ugo Zaccagnini
Vintage 1950s Italian Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
1950s silver and gold metallic ceramic lion sculpture by Italian Designer Ugo Zaccagnini. Impressive large-scale sculpture with bold metallics makes this a unique collector's piece. ...
Spectacular Pair of Metal, Evergreen Plants
Unknown
Vintage 1950s Unknown Planters and Jardinieres
Metal
Two enormous, patinated metal evergreen plants in faux-finished, wood urns. Each presented on matching, faux finished, clipped corner, wood columns.
Tall Gold Gilt Polychrome Wood Standing Statue ...
Vintage 1950s Asian Chinese Export Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Elegant and tall standing gold gilt Buddha sculpture.
Miniature Mezzadro Stool
Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
Vintage 1950s European Figurative Sculptures
Steel, Chrome, Beech
Based on an original model from the production by Zanotta S.p.A., produced and distributed by Vitra Design Museum, Weil on Rhine/Germany. With the kind permission of Giorgina Castigl...
Vitra Miniature Butterfly Stool Sori Yanagi, 1957
Sori Yanagi
Vintage 1950s Figurative Sculptures
Brass, Wood
This collectible miniature painstakingly replicates Sori Yanagi's famous butterfly stool, a clever and beautiful construction of two identical shapes that are connected asymmetricall...
Malcolm Leland Ceramic "Space Bank" for N.S. Gu...
Malcolm Leland, N.S. Gustin Co.
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Ceramic, Steel
Designed in 1954 as a series with Los Angeles-based ceramics house N.S. Gustin, the "Space Bank" has a white bisque body with a whimsical face and a spring "antennae" at the top. A v...
Blue Italian Art Deco Sculpture
Vintage 1950s Figurative Sculptures
8-289 Italian made vintage cerulean blue terracotta Deco style female figure sculpture.
Alessio Tasca Nova Terra Cotta Wall Plaques
Alessio Tasca
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Terracotta
Pair of hand-painted terra cotta wall plaques signed Tasca Nova, 59' as pictured. Very rare and in good vintage condition.
Rolf Palm, Höganäs, Indian, Unique Ceramics Fig...
Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Ceramics
Rolf Palm, Höganäs, Indian, unique ceramics figure, Swedish design, 1950s. Measuring: 22 cm. Stamped. In perfect condition.
Midcentury Rare Metal Sculptures of Abstract Br...
Marcello Fantoni
Vintage 1950s American Abstract Sculptures
Extraordinary pair of sculptures. They are steel with a black enamel finish. Handcrafted by the artist in an abstract Brutalist style that is so bold and unique.
Japanese Iron Owl Sculptures in the Manner of I...
Isamu Noguchi
Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Iron
Excellent pair of iron brutal and minimal figural sculptures. Patina. One had a faint ink stamp, Japan.
Fun Collection of Murano Glass Clowns
Murano Glass Sommerso
Vintage 1950s Italian Figurative Sculptures
Blown Glass
An instant collection and such fun with this grouping of seven midcentury Murano glass clowns in a riot of color and form. Happy faces and costumes, they include three tall fellows a...
Finely Executed German Porcelain Fantail Fish b...
Rena Rosenthal
Vintage 1950s German Figurative Sculptures
A finely executed German porcelain fantail fish by Rosenthal; the swimming fish with elegant flowing finnage.
Lifesize Ceramic Figurative Sculpture by Istvan...
Istvan Toth
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Busts
Ceramic, Wood
Impressive sinuous sculpture of a woman on a gilded wood base, signed by artist Istvan Toth. Toth was a Hungarian artist who lived and worked in the Hollywood Hills from the 1960s t...
Joaquim Tenreiro Folding Screen in Wood, Brazil
Joaquim Tenreiro
Vintage 1950s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Wood
This amazing folding screen was made by Joaquim Tenreiro and belonged to a house with the whole decoration signed by him in São Paulo, Brazil.
Pair of Czech Republic Mid-Century Modern Teard...
Skrdlovice
Vintage 1950s Czech Mid-Century Modern Vases
Blown Glass
Stunning pair of Bohemia sculptural art glass vases. Handblown vases have a teardrop or tulip form with submerged technique, creating several layers of glass in contrasting colors. M...
Venini Murano Fulvio Bianconi Costumi Regionali...
Fulvio Bianconi
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Art Glass, Murano Glass
Sicily female figurine made of polychrome and cane glass. One of the most technical and expensive figurine of the period Venini catalogo reference 2997.
Realistic Cast Metal Starfish
Raymor, Jenfredware
Vintage 1950s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Brass, Spelter, Zinc
The casting and detail of this metal starfish is amazing, not just on the front, but the back, too. Brass electroplate finish over cast white metal or spelter. Unsigned. Can either c...
Vintage Chinoiserie Male and Female Statuary fr...
Unknown
Vintage 1950s Italian Chinoiserie Figurative Sculptures
This beautiful pair of chinoiserie statues of a man and woman came from the Estate of Keely Smith and her husband Lois Prima. A collector of beautiful Chinese furniture and art, most...
"Woman with Vase" Ceramic Sculpture by Salvator...
Salvatore Fiume
Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures
Earthenware
Salvatore Fiume (1915-1997) was a fascinating and relentlessly inventive Italian artist and writer, a larger-than-life figure who worked in a surrealist idiom, creating fantastic pai...
"Impertinent Rooster" Massive Ceramic Sculpture...
Salvatore Fiume
Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures
Earthenware
Salvatore Fiume (1915-1997) was a fascinating and relentlessly inventive Italian artist and writer, a larger-than-life figure who worked in a surrealist idiom, creating fantastic pai...
Midcentury Ceramic Angel With Amphorae, circa 1...
Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Ceramic
Midcentury ceramic angel with amphorae (c. 1950s). This beguiling ceramic piece was discovered in the south of France. Probably should be attributed to one of the Vallauris ceramicis...
Mid-Century Abstract Figural Sculpture
Vintage 1950s Abstract Sculptures
9-410 Mid-Century Modern brass sculpture figure on a solid mahogany base. No makers marks.
Pair Italian Metal Sculptures of Commedia dell'...
Unknown
Vintage 1950s Italian Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Rare, Fun and Whimsical is this pair of Commedia dell'arte metal sculptures from Italy circa 1950's. To the eye, these are quite unique and commanding in presence. One is a masked gu...
Bronze Figure of "Wrestlers" by Glyn Philpot
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Bronze figure of "wrestlers" by Glyn Philpot, circa 20th century. Made in England and signed by artist.
Modernist Abstract Golden Bronze Female Sculpture
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Abstract polished golden bronze sculpture of female depicted with sweeping lines and an outstretched charitable hand; The simple contours and the open lines enhance the simplicity; b...
Handcrafted Italian Picasso Style Pottery Sculp...
(after) Pablo Picasso
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Pottery
An artist made, handcrafted Italian Picasso style pottery sculpture from the 1950s. Partial label on bottom is illegible. No cracks or chips noticeable.
D'arte Lecce Picasso Style Italian Pottery, 1953
(after) Pablo Picasso
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Pottery
An artistic handcrafted, artist made Picasso style Italian Pottery sculpture signed D'arte Lecce, 1953. Label information underside. Some chips to pottery, as shown in images. No cra...
Majestic Brass Moose Figurine Statue
Vintage 1950s European Other Animal Sculptures
Brass
Beautiful and proud brass moose statue with realistic design details. Standing on a brass base. This majestic piece would look amazing displayed on a fireplace mantel or book shelf. ...
Large Bronze African Lady Sculpture in Hagenaue...
Karl Hagenauer
Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Beautiful very large bronze sculpture of an African Lady in the style of Karl Hagenauer, manufactured, circa 1950. The sculpture is made from high quality bronze and is shaped lik...
1950s Rosewood and Brass Figa Fist Hand Sculpture
Vintage 1950s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Brass, Rosewood
1950s Figa fist sculpture designed and manufactured in Brazil. Hand-carved solid rosewood fist design with brass detail. Measures: H 6cm x L 28cm x W 7.5cm.
Ernesto Gonzalez Jerez Surrealist Silver Winged...
Ernesto Gonzales
Vintage 1950s American American Modern Figurative Sculptures
Silver
Rare, one of a kind solid silver sculpture made by Cuban born Ernesto Gonzalez Jerez. Sculpture was created with his torch style method, which he is most known for. Piece stands 6.5 ...
Statue of a Tibetan Monk or Buddha Disciple in ...
Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Olive
Magnificent, massive midcentury sculpture of a Tibetan monk made of Japanese olive tree. The sculpture is very heavy and finely carved ,with a monkey and a dragon on the top . nearly...
Midcentury Metal Arc de Triomphe Sculpture foun...
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Metal
This is a fantastic metal scale model of the famous Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, crafted in the 1950s. The ivory painted finish gives this sculpture a very austere appearance, a...
Large Vintage Italian Sculpture by Gabriella Cr...
Gabriella Crespi
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Large vintage sculpture with mounted shells, the structure is in metal, design by Gabriella Crespi, signed on the base, Italy, circa 1955 Measure: 13.78in width, 22.44in height Lar...
Italian Ceramic Cats
Unknown
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Ceramic, Paint
Italian glazed ceramic cats.
Royal Copenhagen, Gerhard Henning "Adventure II...
Vintage 1950s Danish Porcelain
Royal Copenhagen. Gerhard Henning: "Adventure III" figure group of porcelain, decorated in overglaze colors and gold. Number 1664. Dated 7.4.1957. Juliane Marie mark. Royal Copenha...
Wall Cross, Dark Brown Painted Ceramic, Handmad...
Vintage 1950s Belgian Industrial Decorative Art
Ceramic
Nearly six inch tall wall crucifix in ceramic, made in Belgium in the 1950s. Dark brown cross in volume placed inside a dark brown cross. This piece is part of a 69 piece ceramic c...
Wall Crucifix in Ceramic, Hand-Painted, Green a...
Vintage 1950s Belgian Gothic Ceramics
Ceramic
Over ten inch tall wall crucifix in ceramic, made in Belgium in the 1950s. Christ in ivory color, hand-painted over a glossy cross in deep shades of green. Very harmonious and unusua...

Michael Wilkinson Journey

By Michael Wilkinson
Michael Wilkinson Journey
Michael Wilkinson
Vintage 1950s American Other Figurative Sculptures
Acrylic
Michael Wilkinson is an artist from California whose work has exhibited at Frieze Art Fair, Art 35 Basel, Art Basel Miami Beach, The Armory Show, Art Forum Berlin, International Arte...
1950-1970 Set of 12 Antique White Marble Statues
Vintage 1950s French Medieval Figurative Sculptures
Marble
Set of 12 statuary marble statues making pendant, six pairs, 12 statuary are different, elements that can make a base, fountain or basin. Condition of use, circa 1950-1970.
Italian Bronze Nude Sculpture
Vintage 1950s Italian Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Signed Italian modernist nude sculpture. Made in Rome, circa 1955.
Large World War I Biplane Brass Airplane Model ...
Vintage 1950s French Aviation Objects
Brass
Stunning World War I era biplane all made in brass. It is a large airplane model with intricate details and looks great hung from a ceiling and simply displayed on a desk. One large ...
Meissen Cherub of Love Model G 30 by Michel Vic...
Michel Victor Acier
Vintage 1950s German Rococo Porcelain
Porcelain
Meissen most lovely figurine: Cherub of Love 'je Les Enflamme' Measures / dimensions: height 7.87 inches / 20.0 cm width 5.31 inches / 13.5 cm depth 4.52 inches / 11.5 cm ...
Pair of Pepe Mendoza Door Pulls Brass and Ceram...
Pepe Mendoza
Vintage 1950s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Brass, Ceramic
1950s door pulls brass and ceramic inlay, art from the studio of Mexican modernist metal worker Pepe Mendoza. In order to highlight its beauty and the quality of the work the pieces ...
Ceramic Sculpture by Ronzan, Italy
Ronzan
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Ceramic
This beautiful statue was created in Italy in the 1950s by Ronzan. It represents a female drinking figure. Signed and numbered under the base.
Pair of Tole Pineapple Garnitures in the Style ...
Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Urns
Brass, Tin
A unique pair of tole pineapple garnitures in the style of Maison Jansen. The pineapple is known as a symbol of hospitality. These urns can be converted into lamps.
Large Art Deco Bronze Figure
Unknown
Vintage 1950s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Large Art Deco bronze figure, No signature. Weighs: 20kg.
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