1940s Sculptures

Midcentury Lion Figurine by Gunnar Nylund
Midcentury Lion Figurine by Gunnar Nylund
Gunnar Nylund, Rörstrand
Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Animal Sculptures
Stoneware
Gorgeous stoneware lion figurine by Gunnar Nylund with an enthusiastic face and glaze gathering beautifully in all its nooks and crannies. Gunnar Nylund was one of the most influe...
Federal Robot Sculpture by Bennett Robot Works
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...
"Acrobat," Highly Important Bas Relief by Richmond Barthé
"Acrobat," Highly Important Bas Relief by Richm...
Richmond Barthé
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Sculptures
Paint
Without doubt America's finest black sculptor working in the 1930s-1950s, Richmond Barthé created an extraordinarily important body of work, with a clear, abiding focus on portraits ...
Large 1940s Wooden Carved Egyptian Figure
Large 1940s Wooden Carved Egyptian Figure
Vintage 1940s Sculptures
Large wooden carved sculpture of an Egyptian figure set atop a painted cobra. The paintwork is in excellent work condition.
Magnificent Show Stealer Large Peacock Sculpture
Magnificent Show Stealer Large Peacock Sculpture
Vintage 1940s Indonesian Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Wood
The show stealer in a room and in nature, a magnificent large peacock hand painted and carved in wood, magnificent detailing on the tail and a wonderful aged patina.
Sculpture by Nikita Karpenko
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 ...
Amazing Ceramic French Tiger Sculpture, 1940
Amazing Ceramic French Tiger Sculpture, 1940
Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
Amazing ceramic French Tiger sculpture, 1940 In excellent condition.
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 ...
Set of Six French Art Deco Galloping Horse Knife Rests
Set of Six French Art Deco Galloping Horse Knif...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Tableware
Art Deco French knife rests, 6 galloping horses in quality silver plate. All in “as new” condition, no damage, original Silver finish. These are as good as you will get, lovely set. ...
20th Century Italian Sculpture in Polychrome Artistic Ceramics by G Ronzan, 1945
20th Century Italian Sculpture in Polychrome Ar...
Ronzan
Vintage 1940s Italian Ceramics
Ceramic
Refined sculpture in polychrome ceramic by the important italian artist Giovanni Ronzan 1945s. Signed below. Figure of a young girl sitting absorbed in her thoughts. This is a collec...
Brass and Wood Horse Model, 1940s
Brass and Wood Horse Model, 1940s
Vintage 1940s Animal Sculptures
Brass, Wood
Horse model in brass with ebonized wood base, dated circa 1940.
Sandstone Sculpture of a Merman by Just Andersen
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...
Guido Cacciapuoti Ceramic Horses, 1940
Guido Cacciapuoti
Vintage 1940s Italian Other Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
Guido Cacciapuoti ceramic horses, 1940.
Ronzan Made in Italy Sciatore, Ceramic, Torino,...
Ronzan
Vintage 1940s Italian Other Figurative Sculptures
Ceramic
Ceramic Ronzan made in Italy (TORINO) 1940 Sciatore.
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...
Terra Cotta Bust of Man with Cement Remnants fr...
Vintage 1940s American American Classical Busts
Terracotta, Cement
Terra cotta bust of man with cement remnants from France.
Rustic Carving Made from Tree Trunk
Vintage 1940s American Organic Modern Animal Sculptures
Wood
Rustic carving from tree trunk.
Series of Wood Pattern Molds for Industrial Parts
Vintage 1940s American Industrial Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood
Series of wood pattern models for a metal machine part. Wooden patterns were made by highly skilled woodcraftsmen or pattern makers from drawings for iron castings. This art has been...
Series of Wood Pattern Models for Industrial Parts
Vintage 1940s American Industrial Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood
Series of wood patterns models for a metal machine part. Wooden patterns were made by highly skilled woodcraftsmen or pattern makers from drawings for iron castings. This art has bee...
Series of Wood Mold Models for Industrial Parts
Vintage 1940s American Industrial Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood
Series of wood patterns that were used as models for a metal machine part. Wooden patterns were made by highly skilled woodcraftsmen or pattern makers from drawings for iron castings...
Series of Wood Mold Models for Industrial Parts
Vintage 1940s American Industrial Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood
Series of wood mold models for industrial machine parts. Wooden patterns were made by highly skilled woodcraftsmen or pattern makers from drawings for iron castings. This art has bee...
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...
Keramos, Vienna, Rearing Horse, Beautiful Figur...
Vintage 1940s Austrian Porcelain
Keramos, Vienna. Rearing horse, figure porcelain. Beautiful figure, circa 1940. Measures: 31 cm. x 25 cm. In good condition. Stamped.
1940s by Omero Taddeini Esoteric Masonic Silver...
Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Rare musical box by Omero Taddeini Silver metal and wood base Perfect working order Perfect condition.
Seguso Vetri d'Arte Conch Shell Vase in Corroso...
Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Vintage 1940s Italian Neoclassical Revival Vases
Conch shell shaped vase or bowl in hand blown thick glass by Seguso, Murano Italy, circa 1940s. This piece was made using two complex technics: "Cordonato d'Oro" (Gold flecks) and "...

Charles and Ray Eames Leg Splint

By Charles & Ray Eames
Charles and Ray Eames Leg Splint
Charles & Ray Eames
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures
Plywood
Charles and Ray Eames leg splint, 1943 for Evans. An important early experiment in mass-producing molded plywood. In 1942, medical officers serving in World War II combat zones repo...
Italian Palm Tree Decoration
Vintage 1940s Italian Sculptures
A circa 1940s Italian hammered metal palm tree with orginal patina. Measurements: Height 93.5 Depth 38.5 Diameter 66".
Two Monumental Nymphes in Plaster, France, cir...
Vintage 1940s French Figurative Sculptures
Plaster
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...
French 1940s Large Mounted Bronze Roi Soleil or...
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Mounted Objects
Metal
French 1940s large mounted bronze Roi Soleil or Sun King medallion. Louis XIV the Sun King (Roi Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who reigned as King of France from ...
Kinetic Sculpture, Scientific Crystal Model fro...
Vintage 1940s Belgian Kinetic Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures
Wire, Wood
Decorative 1940s molecular model used as education material in school and lab. The models are made of wooden balls and bacalite and metal wire manufactured in Belgium. For sale per...
Pair of 1940s Ladies Riding Boots with Wooden S...
Vintage 1940s English British Colonial Mounted Objects
Leather, Maple
Fabulous pair of leather riding boots with wooden stretchers. Leather is still intact and in good condition. Pull up straps are still attached and working. Stretcher is a 3 part mapl...
Classical Plaster Bust of Man
Vintage 1940s Busts
Classical plaster bust of man.
Mogens Bøggild Bronze Sculpture of a Crouching ...
Mogens Bøggild
Vintage 1940s Danish Other Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
A fine patinated bronze sculpture of a couching women by Mogens Bøggild (1901-1987) Signed and Monogramed No.4 From the esteemed Copenhagen Foundry Lauritz Rasmussen, 1854-1967.
Extraordinary Hand-Carved from Knot of a Tree, ...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s Unknown Black Forest Animal Sculptures
Wood
Unusual hand-carved from knot of a tree, Folk Art sculpture depicting a gorilla face, head, amazing life-like image, extremely well executed.
Thai Kneeling Elephant
Vintage 1940s Thai More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
Vintage Thai hand-carved kneeling wood elephant sits on a custom-made black lacquer stand. Charming elephant has its tusk up symbolizing good fortune.   
Signed Japanese Bronze of a Farmer with an Ox
Vintage 1940s Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
Bronze
A signed Japanese bronze of a farmer with an ox, the man with a large hat slung over his back walking behind an ox with a bundle of firewood strapped to frame on his back, circa 1940...
Ceramic Fish on a Glass Block
Vintage 1940s French Animal Sculptures
Ceramic, Glass
Ceramic fish on a glass block, signed Laurent.
Ceramic Fish on a Bloc Glass
Vintage 1940s French Animal Sculptures
Ceramic, Glass
Ceramic fish on a bloc glass, signed.
Werkstätte Hagenauer Boat with Nubian, circa 19...
Hagenauer Werkstätte
Vintage 1940s Austrian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Brass
In the 1920s, the citizens of Europe were fascinated by foreign lands and, amongst others, Africa was the centre of interest of the masses. The Paris Colonial Exhibition in 1931 coun...
Werkstatte Hagenauer Vienna Lady Wood and Brass...
Hagenauer Werkstätte
Vintage 1940s Austrian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Brass, Wood
At the end of the 1930s female forms were being worked into items like mirrors or candelabrums. Later, the two Hagenauer brothers designed impressive busts and reliefs in which the f...
Werstatte Hagenauer Wien Giraffe Brass Patinate...
Hagenauer Werkstätte
Vintage 1940s Austrian Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Brass
Starting in the 1930s, the Werkstatte Hagenauer produced objects with African backgrounds. In the 1940s, these objects experienced a revival and for the first time, male African scul...
Modernist Wood Sculpture Signed Brumme, 1946
Ludwig C. Brumme
Vintage 1940s American Sculptures
A modernist wood sculpture signed Brumme, 1946.
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.
Bronze Dolphin Palais de la Mediterranee Palace...
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Bronze, Wrought Iron
Large dolphin door-handle sculpture, France, 1930s-1940s. This magnificent hammered bronze dolphin adorned one of the large glass doors of the Palais de la Mediterranee, a large casi...
Paul Serste Art Deco Inspired Young Lady Wall P...
Paul Serste
Vintage 1940s Belgian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Clay
By noted Belgian sculptor Paul Serste´ (1910-2000), this wall plaque sculpture is quite beautiful with its flowing kerchief covering the head of a lovely young lady. This 1940s creat...
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 Stylized Ceramic Swans by Waylande Greg...
Waylande Desantis Gregory
Vintage 1940s American Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
A pair of large scale ( 18"L) ceramic swan sculptures by Waylande Gregory. Brown/gray with gold paint and sgraffito stylized and typical of Gregory's work, circa 1940s, signed Waland...
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...
Deer Lamp, a Pair Black Forest Carving by Rhön ...
Vintage 1940s German Adirondack Table Lamps
Deer lamp, a pair of Black Forest carvings by Rhön Sepp, circa 1940s, German. This pair of table lamps have been gently cleaned while respecting the vintage patina. Both are newly...
Terracotta Art Moderne Female Figure on Wooden ...
Vera Bernhard
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Wood, Terracotta
Art Moderne terracotta female figure on wooden base by San Francisco artist Vera Bernhard, circa 1940. The artist name appears tangentially in newspapers and in a San Francisco Art M...
Piero Fornasetti Black Cast Iron and Brass "Sho...
Fornasetti
Vintage 1940s Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures
Brass, String, Iron
Early Fornasetti black painted cast iron tied shoe form with brass heel and finger ring. Detailed with tied string laces. Sculptural. Victorian. Functional. Decorative. Rarity. Boudo...
Porcelain Figurine, Air Purifier or Table Lamp,...
Vintage 1940s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Porcelain
Germany, 1930s, excellent condition Porcelain figurine, air purifier or table lamp. Parrot from the 1930s. Undamaged original condition. The lighting works. A small container on the ...
Art Deco Bronze Sculpture of a Cheetah in Stride
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Bronze
An Art Deco cast bronze sculpture of a Cheetah in Stride, painted and lacquered in brown/bronze with black painted spots. Dramatic and large in size; the body pose very dynamic and f...
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 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...
Set of Six French Art Deco Dog Daschund Knife R...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Tableware
Art Deco six knife rests silver plated “Long hair” Daschund dogs. Very cute little dogs, in fine detail and capturing the facial image perfectly. . Dimensions are approx.: 6.5 cm lon...
Antique Wall Hanging Wood Carving
Vintage 1940s Thai Sculptures
Wood
Hand carve and painted wood wall hanging with hearts and leaf motif Great architectural look on the wall.
Italian Recumbent Female Bronze Nude
Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Breccia Marble, Bronze
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...
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