1940s Sculptures

Cold Weather Aviation Mask of Blue Cloth
Cold Weather Aviation Mask of Blue Cloth
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American Machine Age Mounted Objects
Mask made for face protection from cold at higher altitudes. A similar mask was loaned to the Museum of Modern Art for exhibition Modern Masks and Helmets some years ago. This type o...
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...
Porcelain Figurine, Air Purifier or Table Lamp, Parrot from the 1950s
Porcelain Figurine, Air Purifier or Table Lamp,...
Vintage 1940s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Porcelain
Germany, 1950s, excellent condition Porcelain figurine, air purifier or table lamp. Parrot from the 1950s. Undamaged original condition. The lighting works. A small container on the...
Italian Onyx Horse Art Deco Head Bookends
Italian Onyx Horse Art Deco Head Bookends
Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Bookends
Onyx
A beautiful and elegant pair of Art Deco hand-carved onyx horse head sculptural bookends with bowed head and ribbed bases. Italy, circa 1940 Size: 11" high x 11" wide x 8" deep.     
Art Deco Bronze Sculpture of a Cheetah in Stride
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...
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 ...
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.
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...
Irish Made Deer Taxidermy of Mounted Heads & Ho...
Vintage 1940s Northern Irish Georgian Animal Sculptures
Oak
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely handmade in Ireland coat or stick rack with Taxidermy heads of deers and hoofs for coat hooks A lovely looking and well-made piece d...
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...
Gaetano Cecere Plaster Sculpture #31
Gaetano Cecere
Vintage 1940s American Neoclassical Sculptures
Gaetano Cecere N.A. was born in New York on November 26th, 1894, to Ralph Cecere and Catherine La Rocca. He studied with Hermon A. MacNeil at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design. His ...
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 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 ...
Primitive Hand-Carved Wooden Snake
Vintage 1940s American Primitive Animal Sculptures
Wood
Charming Primitive / Folk Art snake carved from a dense, hollow tree branch. Wood retains its original dark stain and boasts nice texture and detail. Minimal wear from age and use (s...
French Leopard Sculpture
Vintage 1940s Italian Animal Sculptures
Enamel
Leopard sculpture made by hand in terracotta, policromado and enameled. Unique piece, France 40 years.
Keramos, Vienna, Very Large Tiger in Porcelain,...
Vintage 1940s Austrian Art Deco Porcelain
Keramos, Vienna, very large tiger in porcelain. Beautiful figurine, circa 1940s. Measures: 49 cm. x 16 cm. In perfect condition. Stamped.
CineFlex 35mm Movie Camera WW-II Designed Comba...
Vintage 1940s American Industrial Mounted Objects
Metal
Offered for your demanding consideration is this CineFlex 35mm motion picture cinema combat camera. Designed and built in the USA as a clone-copy of the German made Arriflex camera, ...
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...
Sconce in Plaster, 1940s, in the Style of Serge...
Serge Roche
Vintage 1940s French Baroque Wall Lights and Sconces
Plaster
This is a sconce in the style neo-Baroque, in the style of Serge Roche, this famous French artist who worked Jean Michel Franck, and collaborate to the Jean Cocteau's movie, the Beau...
Charles and Ray Eames for Evans Plywood Splint ...
Charles Eames, Evans
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Mounted Objects
Plywood
Charles and Ray Eames for Evans products plywood splint in original wrap with label. Original Evans stamp to wood, these where used during WWII for leg splints, circa 1940s. Sold w...
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...
Collection of Traveling Salesman Musical Instru...
Vintage 1940s American Mounted Objects
These delightful samples have been mounted on acrylic and are the perfect "trio." Sold as a complete set to complement your bookshelves and beyond. Small dimensions: 6" W x 3" D x 11...
Harry Bertoia Patinated Silver Brooch with Cora...
Harry Bertoia
Vintage 1940s American Collectible Jewelry
Coral, Silver
An unusual piece of Bertoia's jewelry with a figurative quality. This brooch was included in an exhibit, "In Nature's Embrace: The World of Harry Bertoia" at the Reading Public Museu...
French Collection of Mounted Moths in Specimen ...
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Mounted Objects
Glass, Organic Material, Wood, Paper
Vintage moth collection from France, circa 1940. Mounted specimens on pins over hand-written paper labels. Glass topped wooden shadow box with yellow and black marbled paper. Box has...
Pair of Silver Plated Rooster Sculptures
Vintage 1940s Spanish Animal Sculptures
Pair of 1940s Spanish silver-plated rooster sculptures on wooden bases. With artist initials on bases. Measurements: Height: 14.5? Width: 25? Depth: 9.75?.
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...
Cast Stone Sculpture of a Panther, France, 1940s
Vintage 1940s French Statues
Cast Stone
Cast stone sculpture of a stalking panther. Very beautiful, naturally aged patina.
20th Century Italian Eagle in Bronze on a Marbl...
Vintage 1940s Italian Animal Sculptures
Bronze
Beautiful sculpture in bonze made in Italy years, circa 1940s. Fine figure of eagle on marble base.      
20th Century Italian Eagle in Bronze on a Wood ...
Vintage 1940s Italian Animal Sculptures
Bronze
Beautiful sculpture in bonze made in Italy years, circa 1940s. Fine figure of eagle on wood base.  
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...
Set of Unusual Leaf Exhibits
Vintage 1940s Italian Natural Specimens
Metal
Each model composed of a black-painted wood column with green metal leaves recording the leaf growth pattern; on black-painted iron tripod bases. Bearing model number and labels in I...
Gaetano Cecere Biomorphic Sculpture #2
Gaetano Cecere
Vintage 1940s American Sculptures
Gaetano Cecere N.A. was born in New York on November 26th, 1894, to Ralph Cecere and Catherine La Rocca. He studied with Hermon A. MacNeil at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design. His ...
Gaetano Cecere Plaster and Cloth Sculpture #7
Gaetano Cecere
Vintage 1940s American Sculptures
Gaetano Cecere N.A. was born in New York on November 26th, 1894, to Ralph Cecere and Catherine La Rocca. He studied with Hermon A. MacNeil at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design. His ...
Child Leather Jacket Mounted on Metal Stand
Vintage 1940s French Mounted Objects
Leather
A child's leather jacket mounted on metal stand.
20th Century American Eagle in Gilded Bronze on...
Vintage 1940s North American Animal Sculptures
Bronze
Beautiful sculpture in gilded bonze made in America years, circa 1940s. Fine figure of eagle on marble base.  
20th Century French Eagle in Bronze on a Marble...
Vintage 1940s French Animal Sculptures
Bronze
Beautiful sculpture in bonze made in France years, circa 1940s. Fine figure of eagle on marble base.  
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.  
Quirky American Folk Art Human Form Chair
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Sculptures
Wood
Have a seat! One of a kind human form chair. Wonderfully carved muscles, toes, clenched fists for support. Looks like the chair is ready to go crawling across the floor. Would look g...
Three Plaster and Sheet Metal Human Head Protot...
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Sculptures
Sheet Metal, Composition
Very interesting collection of three male human head forms. We found them perched on a nickel-plated iron hat stands. The stands are marked Hugh Lynons & Co, Lansing MI. Most likely ...
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 ...
Harry Bertoia Hand-Forged Silver, Ebony and Sil...
Harry Bertoia
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry
Ebony, Silver
This early wire wrapped pendant was likely made by Harry Bertoia while he was at Cranbrook.
Rare Dorothy Thorpe Resin Cherub
Dorothy Thorpe
Vintage 1940s Sculptures
Resin
Resin cherub by Dorothy Thorpe, label on bottom.
Painted Clay Tiger Coin Bank
Vintage 1940s Mexican Animal Sculptures
Painted clay tiger coin bank.

Early Saarinen and Swanson Brass Fireplace Tool

By Eliel Saarinen, Pipsan Saarinen-Swanson & J. Robert F. Swanson
Early Saarinen and Swanson Brass Fireplace Tool
Eliel Saarinen, Pipsan Saarinen-Swanson & J. Robert F. Swanson
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots
Brass
Solid brass fireplace tool designed by Robert Swanson, Pipsan Saarinen-Swanson, and Eliel Saarinen for the Swanson Saarinen Group. This design is part of a sought after series that w...
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...
Italian Glazed Ceramic Bust of a Classical Roma...
Santa Monica
Vintage 1940s Italian Classical Roman Busts
Italian ceramic bust of a Classical Roman with unusual iridescent glaze, marked Santa Monica.
Modernist Wood Sculpture Signed Brumme, 1946
Ludwig C. Brumme
Vintage 1940s American Sculptures
A modernist wood sculpture signed Brumme, 1946.
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.
"Torso," Rare, Important Nude Male Sculpture by...
Richmond Barthé
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Sculptures
Plaster
Beautifully cast and finished by America's finest black sculptor working in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, this rare, very fine male torso demonstrates Richmond Barthé abiding focus on ...
Large Bronze Dolphin Palais de la Mediterranee ...
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Bronze, Wrought Iron
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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.
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...
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