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Set of English Fairground Amusement Figures
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a unique and highly decorative set of double sided English Folk Art fairground ride figures. In the form of 4 mechanics dressed in Esso and BP petrol station ov...
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1950s British Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Brass

Two-Sided Metal Carnival Sign Light, circa 1930
Located in Surrey, BC
A rare and unusual carnival sign/light from circa 1930. Old white paint over oxidized brass/gilded finish. Refurbished and re-wired, and inspected and approved to current electrical ...
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1930s American Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Metal

19th Century Polychrome Decorated Jesters Fools Scepter Bauble Mr Punch
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A wonderful early 19th carved and polychrome decorated Mr Punch Scepter The stem is a tapered hardwood with a well worn fabric collar, with a array of brass bells (some missing) ...
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Early 19th Century European Antique Carnival Art

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Hardwood

Important Antique Folk Art Carnival Figure of a Macaque
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A hollow finely carved wood macaque figure dressed as a human with short green hair, a blue jacket and yellow slacks. He stands and holds a walking stick in his left hand and crosses...
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19th Century Folk Art Antique Carnival Art

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Hardwood

Carved Wood Fire Man Sculpture for Carousel by Wilhelm Hennecke Germany, 1950s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Original 1950s Hand-Carved Wooden Fire Man Sculpture for Carousel or Merry-go-Round, made by Wilhelm Hennecke. This wooden sculpture of a Firefighter was placed on a carnival ride Fi...
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Mid-20th Century German American Craftsman Carnival Art

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Wood

Early 20th Century Folk Art Fairground Roulette Wheels
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century Folk Art fairground roulette wheels We are proud to offer a unique pair of early 20th century scratch built Folk Art French fairground roulette gaming wheels. Mad...
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1910s French Victorian Vintage Carnival Art

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Copper

Early 20th Century Folk Art Handcrafted Fairground Shooting Target Fragment
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century Folk Art handcrafted fairground shooting target fragment We are proud to offer an early 20th century English fairground shooting target. Mounted on a bespoke cast...
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1920s British Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Tin

Wooden Popey and Olive Oyl Carousel Sculptures by Bernard Kindt, Belgium ,1950s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Popeye and olive Oyl carousel sculptures by Bernard Kindt. This awesome couple of comic characters or animated cartoon characters are known worldwide and nostalgic for many among us...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Folk Art Carnival Art

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Metal

19th Century American Folk Art Rocking Horse
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th century American Folk Art rocking horse Fantastic American Folk Art hand carved rocking horse with ample remains of red and white paint. The horse has leather ears and sad...
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Late 19th Century American Arts and Crafts Antique Carnival Art

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Wood

1940s French Juggling Clubs
Located in High Point, NC
At 16.5” tall, these slender clubs are refined and simple, an intriguing decoration. Dated to circa 1940, with typical period style, simple yet dynamic: “Circus Modern.”
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1940s French Vintage Carnival Art

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Beech

1930s American Painted Circus Canvas Carnival Strange Girls Freakshow Sideshow
Located in Haarlem, NL
Antique American hand painted circus carnival canvas or banner to announce a sideshow with "Strange Girls". This banner with its mysterious announcement makes you use your imagina...
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Early 20th Century Central American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Leather, Canvas

Mid-20th Century English Folk Art Shooting Target
Located in London, GB
Mid-20th century English folk art shooting target We are proud to offer a rare example of an English folk art fairground shooting target. In the form of a chicken this hand painted...
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1940s British Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Wood

Antique Game Wheel with Birds
Located in Aurora, OR
This early 20th century game wheel has appliquéd birds at the center and hand painted numbering around the edge.
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Starburst Game Wheel
Located in Aurora, OR
This antique game wheel has hand painted numbering with a central brace shaped like a starburst.
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Large Papier Mâché Crown from the Coronation of King George VI and Elizabeth
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
A wonderful large Papier mâché crown from the coronation of King George VI and Elizabeth 12th May 1937 at Westminster Abbey, the crown was probably used as decoration on the streets ...
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Carnival Art

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Paper

Set of 7 Midcentury Painted Wood Carnival Folk Art Sign Box Letters
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This set of seven Folk Art wooden box letters were made in Canada is circa 1965 and were once mounted on a carnival sign for either a ride or an attraction. The letters are well cons...
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art

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Wood, Wood

Glass Carnival Fun-House Mirror
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Massive carnival fun-house mirror. Unusually wide scale/frame. Wood frame with undulating glass. Great patina to glass, great vintage overall condition. Distorts the image depending ...
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1960s American Vintage Carnival Art

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Glass, Wood

Small 19th Century painted Wooden Carousel Galloper or Fair Ground Horse
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Small 19th century painted wooden Carousel Galloper or fair ground horse An original the 19th century fair ground Galloper, he is made in wood, the carnival paint is bright and ...
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Late 19th Century Folk Art Antique Carnival Art

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Wood

Polychrome Decorated Standing Carousel Horse
Located in Oakland, CA
Large polychrome decorated standing carousel horse carved from solid teak featuring a colorful life-size body. Easily displays standing with a removable head and tail. Solid and heav...
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20th Century Indian Folk Art Carnival Art

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Teak, Lacquer

Vintage Carnival Ride Crocodile Animal, 1970s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage carnival ride of a crocodile animal. This 1970s child's ride on was placed on a Merry-Go-Round to offer a seat for 2 children. A polyester Crocodilian reptile sculpture afte...
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Late 20th Century European Carnival Art

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Metal

Bouglione Circus Bike
Located in Paris, FR
Bike Bouglione Circus, all in polished stainless steel and perfectly works. Original unique piece.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Carnival Art

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Stainless Steel

Hand Painted Game Wheel Americana Folk Art Game Farmhouse
Located in Wallkill, NY
Another wonderful early Americana game wheel. Measures: 23.5 in x 34 in H x 11-3/8 in deep. Great piece for your home or office. Please be sure to check our storefront for more wonde...
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1930s American Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Wood

Rare 19th Century Early American Game Board Folk Art Primitive Roulette Game
Located in Stamford, CT
A rare and unusual American 19th century wooden Folk Art game similar to roulette in that a marble is dropped in one of two elevated lots in the back, rolls down either chute and cir...
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1870s American Folk Art Antique Carnival Art

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Wood

Antique Cast Iron Spinning Shooting Gallery Spinning Birds Target, circa 1930s
Located in Stamford, CT
A 28 1/2" long segment from an old cast iron shooting gallery target consisting of 4 double spinning birds. Remains of original white paint on one side. All 4 spinners are in very go...
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1920s American Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Iron

Rolls-Royce Corniche Metal Carousel Car by L' Autopède Belgium, 1980s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Exceptional Fairground Rolls Royce Car type Corniche Convertible. This Carnival Ride Car for 4 children was handmade from metal - steel plate by Atelier L' Autopède Belgium. Made a...
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Late 20th Century Belgian Arts and Crafts Carnival Art

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Metal, Chrome

Antique American Carnival Game Wheel, Early 20th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Antique American carnival game wheel, early 20th century Fine old antique game wheel for decorative display. The wheel is made from wood and cast iron. Hand painted detail on b...
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Early 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Carnival Art

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Iron

Folk Art Bust Wall Sculpture
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Unique Bust/Torso wall art. Constructed of plaster, screen and wallpaper, 1950s-1960s. Human form aged with a wonderful patina. Reminiscent of an artifact. Hung by monofilament. Pict...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art

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Plaster

Pair of Vintage Carnival Fun-House Mirrors
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Very cool pair of vintage wood carnival fun house mirrors. One red and one blue. Same size. Acrylic mirrors in very good vintage condition with minimal scratches. Great mirror and fu...
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1970s American Vintage Carnival Art

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Acrylic, Wood

19th Century Sicilian Italian Marionette Folk Art Puppet 'Opera dei Pupi'
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A oversized late 19th century Marionette in original untouched condition, originating from Palmero, Italy. The figure is missing both arms, its original clothing is heavily faded ...
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19th Century Italian Antique Carnival Art

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Textile, Pine

19th Century Sicilian Italian Marionette Folk Art Puppet 'Opera dei Pupi'
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A oversized late 19th century Marionette in original untouched condition, originating from Palmero Italy. The figure is missing both arms, its original clothing is heavily fad...
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19th Century Italian Antique Carnival Art

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Textile, Pine

19th Century Sicilian Italian Marionette Folk Art Puppet 'Opera dei Pupi'
Located in Lowestoft, GB
An oversized late 19th century Marionette in original untouched condition, originating from Palmero, Italy. The figure is missing its left hand, its original clothing is heavi...
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19th Century Italian Antique Carnival Art

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Textile, Pine

19th Century Sicilian Italian Marionette Folk Art Puppet 'Opera dei Pupi'
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A oversized late 19th century Marionette in original untouched condition, originating from Palmero, Italy. The figure is missing its left arms, its original clothing is heavily fa...
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19th Century Italian Antique Carnival Art

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Textile, Pine

19th Century Sicilian Italian Marionette Folk Art Puppet 'Opera dei Pupi'
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A oversized late 19th century Marionette in original untouched condition, originating from Palmero Italy. The figure is missing its right arm, its original clothing is heavily...
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19th Century Italian Antique Carnival Art

Materials

Textile, Pine

19th Century Sicilian Italian Marionette Folk Art Puppet 'Opera dei Pupi'
Located in Lowestoft, GB
An oversized late 19th century Marionette in original untouched condition, originating from Palmero, Italy. The figures original clothing is heavily faded and worn, the head i...
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19th Century Italian Antique Carnival Art

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Textile, Pine

Vintage Oliver Hardy Theatre Papier Mâché Head / Mask
Located in London, GB
This lot is a wonderful example of a vintage English handmade papier mâché hardy theater head. It’s highly likely this item was accompanied by a Stan Laurel head when the theatre per...
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1960s French Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Paper

French Papier Mâché Theatre Horse Head from Paris, circa 1950s
Located in London, GB
French papier mâché theatre horse head from Paris, circa 1950s For sale in this LOT is a rare original 1950s Papier mâché French theatre horse’s heads. This item was obtained via ...
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1950s French Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Paper

"Jungle Killers" Circus Banner, circa 1940s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Gigantic Side Show Banner from 1940s Circus - "Jungle Killers" Hand painted oil on heavy canvas with original wooden stretcher with signature from artist. Wonderful patina Mea...
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1940s American Vintage Carnival Art

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Canvas

"Bengal Tiger" Circus Banner, circa 1940s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare side show banner from 1940s circus - large scale "Bengal Tiger" Hand painted oil on heavy canvas with original wooden stretcher and Signed by artist Fantastic patina.  
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1940s American Vintage Carnival Art

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Canvas

Antique 1930s Judge Theatre Papier Mâché Head from Paris
Located in London, GB
Antique 1930s judge theatre papier mâché head from Paris This lot is a rare original 1930s papier mâché French theatre heads. This item was obtained via a private collection in Ly...
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1930s French Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Paper

Gigantic "Rubber Girl" Circus Banner, circa 1940s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Gigantic Side Show Banner from 1940s Circus - "The Indian Rubber Girl" Hand painted oil on heavy canvas with original wooden stretcher. Lots of expected wear due to age. "Be...
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1940s American Vintage Carnival Art

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Canvas

Ceramic Gilt Mask, Signed, Portugal, circa 1970
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This mask is made of gilt ceramic. This is a Portuguese work, circa 1970.
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1970s Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Vintage Carnival Art

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Ceramic

English Folk Art Carousel Fairground Rounder’s Board, circa 1920
Located in London, GB
Fairground Rounder’s board circa 1920 We have a very rare pictorial fairground rounder’s board, likely to have been previously part of a large carousel. The piece is made of pine ...
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1920s British Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Wood

HBO Prop "Huber's Palace Museum" Souvenir Pennant Cart
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Colorful stage prop cart from an HBO production. Painted wood on wheels, along with two painted barrels with sticks for the pennants. This is an artist made, very well crafted TV/ Mo...
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20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Early 1930s Folk Art Wooden Tire Game Wheel
Located in Wallkill, NY
Fantastic Folk Art game wheel, made from a wooden bicycle wheel. Recycled into a game wheel years ago. Measuring: 32 in diameter, 48 in high, 18 in depth. Be sure to check our storef...
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1930s American Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Wood

19th Century Hand Carved Carnival Monkey
Located in Cookeville, TN
This fabulous monkey needs to make his home with you. The amazing carved details and the colorful paint finish just make you want to pet him! His history says that he was a carnival ...
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Late 19th Century Spanish Folk Art Antique Carnival Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

Mid-20th Century English Fairground Double Sided Sign
Located in London, GB
Mid-20th century English fairground double sided Sign We are proud to offer a highly decorative mid-20th century English fairground double sided hand painted sign. This sign is big ...
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1950s British Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Wood

Antique Cast Iron American Eagle Shooting Gallery Target, 1930s Custom Mounted
Located in Stamford, CT
A large antique cast iron American eagle shooting gallery target circa 1930s with concentric circle target pattern. Nice natural color. Complete with custom made stand. Measures: 15"...
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1920s American American Classical Vintage Carnival Art

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Iron

Early 20th Century French Folk Art Puppet Theatre
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a lovely Folk Art example of an early 20th century French puppet theatre. Handmade from scratch and demonstrating wonderful craftsmanship. Made from hand wood a...
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1920s French Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

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Wood

Genuine Circus Elephant Training Foot Stool
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a genuine early 20th century English circus elephant balancing stool. This item would have been used to train entertaining elephants to balance one leg on a pla...
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1930s British Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Vintage Glass and Wood Carnival Mirrors
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Super unique set of carnival mirrors from a retired New York City carnival. 6 wood mirrors all with original glass. Different shape, patina and aging to each mirror. Some mirrors are...
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1950s American Vintage Carnival Art

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Glass, Wood

Early 20th Century English Fairground Fortune Telling Penny Machine
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century fairground fortune telling penny machine We are proud to offer a unique and very rare early 20th century English fairground penny fortune telling machine. A handc...
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1910s British Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Italian Plaster Dog Head Mounts
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century Italian plaster dog head mounts We are proud to offer a rare and very unusual set of 3 early 20th century plaster dog head wall mounts. Recently obtained from a p...
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Early 19th Century British Folk Art Antique Carnival Art

Materials

Plaster

Wooden Circus Elements
Located in Culver City, CA
Large primitive wooden blocks with beautiful patina and original paint.
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Mid-20th Century French Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Handcrafted Pair of English Fairground Panels
Located in London, GB
Handcrafted pair of English fairground panels We are proud to offer a highly decorative pair of handcrafted/painted English fairground pillar panels. Made from sectioned hardwood ma...
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1950s British Folk Art Vintage Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Len Norman, American 20th Century the Prestidigitator Whirligig
Located in Buchanan, MI
Len Norman, American 20th century) the prestidigitator. Assembled and painted whirligig depicting a magician and body sawing act Measures: 23" x 27" x 12".  
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20th Century Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

American Carousel Ride Container in the Form of a Swan, 1930s
Located in Downingtown, PA
American carousel ride container in the form of a Swan, 1930s (NY9253/UMR) An American metal container, originally made as a carousel ride, with a swan head on the front. Our cl...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Metal

Antique Carousel Horse by Karl Müller Germany, Hand-Carved wood, Late 19th Cent
Located in Antwerp, BE
Spectacular large Hand -Carved Wooden Carousel Horse made by the Sculptor Karl Müller, Moblitz Germany. This Hand-painted Horse dates circa 1886-1902, late 19th century-early 20th ...
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Late 19th Century German Arts and Crafts Antique Carnival Art

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Wood

French Fairground Folk Art Hand Carved Wooden Jeu De Massacre Figure, circa 1880
Located in London, GB
A wonderful example of a late 19th century French fairground Folk Art hand carved Jeu De Massacre figure. With amazing surface paint, sectioned wood carved detail and original cast m...
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1880s French Folk Art Antique Carnival Art

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Wood

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