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Restored Spillman Carousel Horse
Dimensions: H 34 in. W 8 in. D 43 in.
Dealer Location: Aurora, OR
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Restored Spillman Carousel Horse
Herschell Spillman
Early 20th Century Carnival Art
Wood
Allan Herschell was a Pioneer, not only of carousels, but other amusement park rides for children and adults. His companies were founded in upstate New York and he counted Rudolph Wurli...
Carved Pine Dentzel Carousel Rooster
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 3 in. W 4 ft. 8 in. D 11 in.
Dealer Location: New Hope, PA
Materials & Techniques: Pine
Carved Pine Dentzel Carousel Rooster
Dentzel Carousel Company
Antique Early 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Pine
A rare polychrome-decorated and carved pine carousel rooster figure by the Dentzel Company of Philadelphia. There are approximately eight large Dentzel carousel roosters known to exist....
Dimensions: H 46.5 in. W 7.5 in. D 39 in.
Dealer Location: Las Vegas, NV
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Wood, Paint
Whimsical 1920s English Carnival Ride Painted Bird...
Vintage 1920s English Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron, Wood, Paint
Gorgeous colorful piece of Folk Art. This 1920s English carnival bird ride has layers and layers of paint from years of use; age splits on the wood, and a well worn wooden saddle with w...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 1 in. W 47 in. D 12 in.
Dealer Location: Debenham, GB
Materials & Techniques: Paint
Early 20th Century Continental Decorative Merry Go...
20th Century European Rustic Carnival Art
Paint
Unique continental painted merry-go-round horse, circa 1900. Excellent opportunity to own this highly decorative item. Now with its original coats of decorative paint dry stripped bac...
Dimensions: H 8 in. W 3 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Paint
Soldier Carnival Shooting Gallery Targets
King Manufacturing Co.
Early 20th Century American Carnival Art
Iron, Paint
Early examples of 'King' soldier shooting gallery targets. Rare shape and extremely thick. King manufactured shooting galleries and targets throughout the first half of the 20th century...
Vintage Circus Carnival Advertising Elephant Head
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 3.5 in. W 25 in. D 31 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Fiberglass, Paint
Vintage Circus Carnival Advertising Elephant Head
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Fiberglass, Paint
Vintage circus advertising elephant. Used by NYS regional circus. Canvas flags extended from the ear slots advertising featured shows. Fiberglass, paint. Size: 51.5" H x 25" W x 31" D, ...
Dimensions: H 6 in. W 14.88 in. D 1.63 in.
Dealer Location: Seattle, WA
Materials & Techniques: Canvas, Wood
“Ta Da, a Bear” Clown and Bear Oil on Canvas, Date...
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas, Wood
This is a playful oil on canvas of a clown presenting a bear in its original wood frame. A sweet message is written on the back "A bear and clown for little Val, from Auntie Ned and Unc...
1970s Hand-Painted Fairground Panels
Dimensions: H 23.62 in. W 9 ft. 10.1 in. D 1.97 in.
Dealer Location: Ferndown, GB
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Plywood
1970s Hand-Painted Fairground Panels
Vintage 1970s English Other Carnival Art
Metal, Plywood
A pair of large, vintage hand-painted fairground panels dating from the 1970s. Wooden panels mounted on metal frames with great color and just the right amount of wear from years of use...
Clown Carousel Light, circa 1940s
Dimensions: H 35.5 in. W 23 in. D 7 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Clown Carousel Light, circa 1940s
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
A wonderfully expressive painted clown face adorns this staggered carousel light with vibrant original red, yellow and blue park paint.
Dimensions: H 35 in. W 7 ft. 6 in. D 1.5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Early Carnival Futuristic Auto Hand-Painted Round...
Early 20th Century British Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Fantastic early hand-painted carnival rounding board with a race car of the future. Likely made by Spooner in the United Kingdom. This would have been one of a series of panels that wou...
Dimensions: H 35 in. W 7 ft. 6 in. D 1.5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Early Carnival Automobile Ride Original Hand-Paint...
Early 20th Century British Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Fantastic early hand-painted carnival rounding board with a great automobile and pub theme. Most likely from the UK and likely Spooner. This would have been one of a series of panels th...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. W 7 ft. 2.6 in. D 0.39 in.
Dealer Location: West Sussex and France, GB
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Naive Folk Art Painting Wall Panel Carnival Art Be...
Vintage 1970s French Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Naive Folk Art painting wall panel childrens bed headboard fun fair This hand-painted panel on board would work well in a childrens playroom or as a headboard for a bed There are smal...
Vintage Carnival Car Ride
Dimensions: H 22 in. W 6 ft. D 34 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Plastic, Wood
Vintage Carnival Car Ride
Vintage 1950s American Carnival Art
Metal, Plastic, Wood
Vintage Carnival Car Ride
Dimensions: H 19 in. W 2 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Collection of Indian Clubs with Original Paint Sur...
Antique 1890s Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Large collection of 15 Indian clubs or juggling pins with original paint surface. Great alligatored patina on many. Late 19th and early 20th century clubs. Indian clubs rose to populari...
Dimensions: H 21 in. W 18.75 in. D 4.25 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Wood
Pair of American Carousel Medallions by King Amuse...
King Amusement Company
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art
Metal, Wood
This is a large pair of Carousel medallions or shields, used to decorate Merry-Go-Rounds and Carousels. The center molding is made of cast metal with the makers name in embossed letteri...
Dimensions: H 32 in. W 11 ft. 2 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: Hartlepool, GB
Materials & Techniques: Softwood
Vintage Folk Art Country Horse Fair Carnival Hand-...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century English Country Carnival Art
Softwood
Vintage Folk Art country horse fair hand-painted Clydesdale horse sign.
Vintage Striped Game Wheel
Dimensions: H 38 in. Dm 24 in.
Dealer Location: Westhampton Beach, NY
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Vintage Striped Game Wheel
Mid-20th Century American Carnival Art
Wood
A beautiful Folk Art wooden gaming wheel on a wooden stand or base. The wheel is hand-painted in red white and blue with a silver painted leather center. Measures: Base is 20" x 20"...
Dimensions: W 3 ft. 5.5 in. L 5 ft. 6.8 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Wood
1950s Vintage Carnival Funhouse Distortion Mirror
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Glass, Wood
1950s vintage carnival funhouse distortion mirror.
19th Century Wooden Spanish Carousel Galloper or F...
Antique Late 19th Century Spanish Folk Art Carnival Art
19th century wooden Spanish Carousel Galloper or fair ground horse 19th century fair ground Galloper, carved in wood and in fine detail you can see his mane, tail, eyes, saddle and e...
Dimensions: H 24 in. W 18.75 in. D 6.25 in.
Dealer Location: Seattle, WA
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Wood
Cast Iron Native American on Painted Wood Plaque
Early 20th Century American Carnival Art
Iron, Wood
This is a cast iron Native American mounted on a colorful painted wood plaque from a carnival, circa 1920.
Dimensions: H 34.68 in. W 45.75 in. D 15.38 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Wood
Antique Motorcycle Ride for a Carnival Carousel an...
Vintage 1940s British Carnival Art
Steel, Wood
Wow, coolest carousel ride we have ever had. This antique motorcycle is one of the earliest produced for carousels and merry-go-rounds. Love the great style of the motorcycle as well as...
Pair of Carved and Polychromed Carousel Lions
Dimensions: H 44 in. W 4 ft. 4 in. D 19 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Pair of Carved and Polychromed Carousel Lions
Antique 19th Century French Carnival Art
Wood
A pair of fantastic painted and carved wood carousel lions from France, circa 1900.   
Dimensions: H 44 in. W 30 in. D 2 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron
1950s Human Form Two Sided Heavy Sheet Iron Shooti...
Vintage 1950s North American Steampunk Carnival Art
Iron
Life-sized Two sided heavy sheet iron shooting target found in Chicago, circa 1950s. Most likely a police training target. Original paint surface on each side. Custom museum wall mount ...
Mechanical Mirrored Ball
Dimensions: H 30 in. W 18 in. D 15 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Mechanical Mirrored Ball
Early 20th Century American Carnival Art
Mechanical mirrored ball. Mirror set into hollow faceted form of blackened wood and plaster atop a clockwork can. Attached to wood base, curving iron struts support vertical rota...
L'Autopède metal Carousel Dodge Car 1960s
Dimensions: H 31.5 in. W 6 ft. 2.8 in. D 36.61 in.
Dealer Location: Antwerp, BE
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Chrome, Plexiglass
L'Autopède metal Carousel Dodge Car 1960s
L'Autopède
Mid-20th Century Belgian Carnival Art
Glass, Chrome, Plexiglass
Spectacular vintage metal Carousel - Fairground Car. Type: Dodge. Four-seat kid's car completely handmade for carousel. Produced and designed in Belgium by L'Autopède from 1963-1973...
Dimensions: H 30.5 in. W 12 in. D 0.25 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Iron
Iron Howling Cat Carnival Arcade Shooting Gallery ...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron
Rare large arcade target in the form of an upright cat with open mouth. The trick was to shoot through the mouth to hit a metal plate that would chime. Evidence of many close shots have...
Dimensions: H 9.5 in. W 8 in. D 35.75 in.
Dealer Location: Concord, MA
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Wood
Large Antique Iron Banded Wood Carnival or Circus ...
Antique Late 19th Century American Carnival Art
Iron, Wood
Large antique iron banded wood carnival strongman's mallet. Measures: Length 35 3/4 inches, height 9 1/2 inches, diameter 8 inches. Terrific object.
Dimensions: H 30 in. W 35.5 in. D 19 in.
Dealer Location: Brooklyn, NY
Collection of 19th Century Spanish Carnival Platfo...
Antique 1890s Spanish Carnival Art
Five similar circus or carnival stands in red and gold polychrome. Heavily carved and leather clad on the surface of four. Rosette nailheads along upper rims. Paper label adhered to the...
Dimensions: H 40 in. W 2.5 in. D 40 in.
Dealer Location: Incline Village, NV
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Carnival or Gaming Wheel American, circa 1930
Evans Gaming Company
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Two sided hand-painted on wood carnival or gaming wheel decorated with heart shaped openings and random star and floral painted patterns in green, red, and white on each side. Hand-pain...
Dimensions: H 30 in. Dm 6 ft. 4 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Wood
Children's Carnival Painted Pedal Horse Carousel
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American American Classical Carnival Art
Steel, Wood
This ultra charming carousel was scaled for children, and used in the "kiddie" section of a carnival. Remarkably, the horses are strong enough to hold adults as well! Each horse is brig...
Dimensions: H 6.5 in. W 9 in. D 1 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Paint
Elephant Carnival Arcade Shooting Gallery Target
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron, Paint
Cast iron target with old painted surface made by Wm. F. Mangels, in Coney Island, NY.
Arcade Spinner Target Group by H.C. Evans
Dimensions: H 12 in. W 14 in. D 0.75 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Iron
Arcade Spinner Target Group by H.C. Evans
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron
Graphic shooting gallery piece with pair of birds, stars and sun and moon. Made by H.C. Evans & Co. in Chicago. Mounted over a black metal base.
Dimensions: H 34.75 in. W 16 in. D 13 in.
Dealer Location: Portland, OR
Hand-Carved Illuminated Peacock Statue, circa 1910...
Vintage 1910s American Folk Art Carnival Art
A rare bird, if there ever was one. Completely unique and one of the most unexpected finds we've ever come across, we believe this piece to have been the focal point to a carousel in it...
Bozo the Clown
Dimensions: H 15.5 in. W 46 in. D 36 in.
Dealer Location: Cathedral City, CA
Bozo the Clown
1990s Carnival Art
Papier mâché likeness of a reclining circus clown, hand-painted. Signed and dated "James Kidd 1991".
Carousel Scooter by L'Autopède
Dimensions: H 37.8 in. W 4 ft. 11.1 in. D 19.69 in.
Dealer Location: Antwerp, BE
Materials & Techniques: Metal
Carousel Scooter by L'Autopède
L'Autopède
Mid-20th Century Belgian Futurist Carnival Art
Metal
Spectacular Mid-Century metal carousel scooter designed and handmade by L'Autopède, Belgium. This model was designed at the end of the 1940s-begning of 1950s by Karel Baeyens, founder o...
Dimensions: H 16.5 in. W 3 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Collection of Five Juggling Clubs from Chicago Par...
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Great collection of five Indian clubs or juggling pins with bright original orange paint. These were from the Chicago Park Carnival, circa 1950s. Indian clubs rose to popularity in the ...
Stan Laurel Carnival Shooting Gallery Target
Dimensions: H 35.43 in. W 21.65 in. D 4.33 in.
Dealer Location: Antwerp, BE
Materials & Techniques: Iron
Stan Laurel Carnival Shooting Gallery Target
Early 20th Century European Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron
Exceptional large antique shooting gallery target from a big icon of the film industry Stan Laurel. He known as Stan and Norvell Hardy known as Ollie, were the masters of the slapstick...
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 3 in. Dm 24 in.
Dealer Location: ., GB
Materials & Techniques: Plastic
Giant Ice Cream Advertising Sign, Funky Quirky Nos...
Early 20th Century English Industrial Carnival Art
Plastic
Giant ice cream advertising sign, funky quirky nostalgic. This is a Classic of the post war era, when a trip to the seaside was the ultimate treat and here we are with a 5 ft tall ic...
Dimensions: H 45 in. W 4 ft. 4 in. D 13 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Late 19th Century Hand-Carved Carousel Camel with...
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Expertly carved late 19th century carousel camel with glass eyes and original park paint surface. Professional restoration to feet and neck.
“Wild Animal Exhibit” Painted Carnival Sign, circa 1940
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 8 in. W 8 ft. D 1 in.
Dealer Location: Culver City, CA
Materials & Techniques: Canvas
“Wild Animal Exhibit” Painted Carnival Sign, circa...
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas
“Wild Animal Exhibit” painted carnival sign, circa 1940. Hand-painted on canvas.
Dimensions: H 44.25 in. W 44.32 in. D 1.75 in.
Dealer Location: Seattle, WA
Materials & Techniques: Wood, Masonite
Large 1920s Carnival Balloon Dart Board Panel from...
Early 20th Century American Carnival Art
Wood, Masonite
This is a balloon dart board panel on its original painted wood frame from a carnival in Riverside Park, Wisconsin, circa 1920. The brightly colored polka dots give it a modern pop art ...
Vintage Huckley Barrel Carnival Game
Dimensions: H 10 in. W 17 in. D 18.5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood, Clay
Vintage Huckley Barrel Carnival Game
St. Louis Carnival Co.
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood, Clay
Vintage carnival game made by the Saint Louis Carnival company. We also have the original paper game rules signs with these. Please note that not all crates are painted St. Louis Carniv...
C.J Spooner Ben Hur Fairground Art, circa 1900
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 5.1 in. W 7 ft. 6.6 in. D 31.5 in.
Dealer Location: Antwerp, BE
Materials & Techniques: Wood
C.J Spooner Ben Hur Fairground Art, circa 1900
Charles Spooner
Early 20th Century British Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Stunning piece of fairground art made by C.J Spooner, Burton on Trent, Uk , England , a famous specialist in for example carved wooden animal figures, show fronts for fairground roundab...
Dimensions: H 28 in. W 45 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: Hamilton, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Primitive Wood American Folk Art Carvings from Cir...
Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Hand-carved Primitive wood carvings that once adorned a circus wagon dating to the mid-19th century. Original paint remains. Dovetail and wood pin construction. These were once part of ...
1930s Carnival Hand-Painted Wood Pig Ride
Dimensions: H 19 in. W 30 in. D 8.25 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Wood
1930s Carnival Hand-Painted Wood Pig Ride
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
1930s carnival hand-painted wood pig ride
God Save The King Coronation Banner, 1937
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 10.3 in. W 4 ft. D 2.36 in.
Dealer Location: Pease pottage, GB
God Save The King Coronation Banner, 1937
Vintage 1930s English Carnival Art
Large English 1937 Coronation banner used on the 12th May 1937 during the coronation of George vi. Wonderful vibrant colors, as expected some blemishes. British Made stamped. Hung frame...
Swan Carousel Seat
Dimensions: H 34.5 in. W 4 ft. 4 in. D 30 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Swan Carousel Seat
Antique 19th Century French Carnival Art
Large swan carousel loveseat of carved hardwood on metal support plate, repainted in antique white finish with silver accents.
Folk Art Roulette
Dimensions: H 35 in. W 31 in. D 6 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Folk Art Roulette
Vintage 1970s North American Carnival Art
Folk Art Roulette, self standing.
Large Handmade Folk Art Mammy Carnival Art
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 8 in. W 13 in. D 1 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Pine
Large Handmade Folk Art Mammy Carnival Art
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Pine
This amazing all original hand-painted Folk Art mammy was from a carnival ball toss or game of some sort. The condition is good with a minor break or wood loss above her right shoulder,...
Late 19th Century Carved Fairground Lepoard Head
Dimensions: H 16.14 in. W 9.84 in. D 9.45 in.
Dealer Location: Pease pottage, GB
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Late 19th Century Carved Fairground Lepoard Head
Antique Late 19th Century French Carnival Art
Wood
Late 19th century French fairground or carnival leopard head, carved wood, heavily distressed, remnant paint work, France, 1875. Later steel stand.
Dimensions: H 1 in. Dm 5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Collection of 50 Vintage Carnival Game Balls
St. Louis Carnival Co.
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Colorful collection of 50 wooden carnival game balls from the St. Louis carnival company.
Carnival Lion's Head
Dimensions: H 10.5 in. W 7.5 in. D 5 in.
Dealer Location: Litchfield, CT
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Carnival Lion's Head
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
American, late 19th century. Papier mâché mounted on a white pinewood plaque. Fine condition, original painted facial features. Articulated jaw and tongue.
Dimensions: H 42.75 in. W 44 in. D 9 in.
Dealer Location: NYC, NY
Materials & Techniques: Wood, Metal
Impressive Antique Wooden Rocking Carousel Horse- ...
Antique 19th Century American Primitive Carnival Art
Wood, Metal
An antique wooden carousel horse converted to a rocking horse with a spring on a wood base. The paint on the horse, last painted in a brown color, is chipping exposing some of the natur...
Dimensions: H 20.5 in. Dm 4 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
19th Century Original Paint Decorated Juggling Pin...
Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Fantastic pair of rare and unusual paint decorated with a burgundy and black paint. The pair are signed "Spaulding" and in great condition.
Snap Wyatt Attributed Sideshow Banner
Dimensions: H 11 ft. 4 in. W 9 ft. 8 in. D 0.13 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Materials & Techniques: Leather, Canvas
Snap Wyatt Attributed Sideshow Banner
Snap Wyatt
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Leather, Canvas
Sideshow banner attributed to Snap Wyatt for The Black Mask Sideshow in Montgomery, AL. "GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS, They don't dance, They don't sing, They don't what?".
Dimensions: H 13.75 in. Dm 2.75 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Collection of 14 Vintage Lawn Bowling Pins
20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Collection of 14 vintage lawn bowling pins and one ball with original holder. Original paint.
Antique Carnival Free Standing Game
Dimensions: H 35.5 in. W 17.25 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Linen, Wood
Antique Carnival Free Standing Game
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Linen, Wood
Antique carnival free standing game
Antique Carnival Game Wheel
Dimensions: H 24 in. W 24 in. D 3.5 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Linen, Wood
Antique Carnival Game Wheel
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Metal, Linen, Wood
Antique carnival game wheel.