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Mid-20th Century Carnival Art

1960s Wooden Carousel Bambi by Bernard Kindt
1960s Wooden Carousel Bambi by Bernard Kindt
Bernard Kindt
Mid-20th Century Belgian Mid-Century Modern Children's Furniture
Metal
Adorable hand-carved wooden fairground animal figurine. Bambi , the white-tailed deer character, known from the Disney Animation Movie. Made in the 1960s by Bernard Kindt - a famo...
Modern Turkish Patchwork Kilim
Modern Turkish Patchwork Kilim
Mid-20th Century Turkish Futurist Turkish Rugs
Linen, Wool
A flat-weave made from a variety of different Minimalist vintage Turkish Kilim's sewn together with protective linen backing included.
Pair of Folding Wrought Iron and Tole Circus Lions
Pair of Folding Wrought Iron and Tole Circus Lions
Mid-20th Century English Primitive Carnival Art
Metal
A possibly unique pair of folding wrought iron and tole circus lions, believed to have flanked the entrance to a big top. England, mid-20th century.
Collection of 14 Vintage Carnival Chalk Figurines
Collection of 14 Vintage Carnival Chalk Figurines
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Terracotta
Collection of 14 vintage carnival chalk figurine prizes.
Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Great vintage carnival midway ring toss game. Perfect wall art. Wood with original park paint surface. These appear to be one of a kind carnie made pieces for a traveling carnival. B...
Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
Vintage Carnival Midway Wood Ring Toss Game
Vintage 1950s Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Great vintage carnival midway ring toss game. Perfect wall art. Wood with original park paint surface. These appear to be one of a kind carny made pieces for a traveling carnival. Bo...
Antique Hand-Painted Wood Bowling Set
Antique Hand-Painted Wood Bowling Set
Vintage 1950s American Carnival Art
Wood
Ten original wood hand-painted pins with wooden ball. Great game for indoor or outdoor use. Also a beautiful decorative object. Very good vintage condition. Each pin measures: 3" D...
1930s Carnival Knockdown Punk Game
1930s Carnival Knockdown Punk Game
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Metal
1930s Carnival Knockdown Punk game. Original patina.
Carnival Shooting Gallery Target Deer Spinners
Carnival Shooting Gallery Target Deer Spinners
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron
An unusual arcade target group cut from iron and mounted on a rod so that targets would spin if hit. Well drawn animal forms on rods.
Carousel Wooden Animal Figures
Carousel Wooden Animal Figures
Mid-20th Century French Carnival Art
Wood
Awesome wooden animal figures. Carved wood fairground lion and tiger. Can be bought as a couple or separate.          
Antique Carnival Game Wheel
Antique Carnival Game Wheel
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Metal
Antique carnival game wheel.
Large 1930s Carnival Punks Sam and George
Large 1930s Carnival Punks Sam and George
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Leather, Canvas, Wood
Large 1930s carnival punks Sam and George.
Vintage Papier Mâché Parade Carnival Head Repre...
Vintage 1930s English Folk Art Carnival Art
Paper
Large carnival mask representing "Jean qui rit", circa 1920-1930. English work in papier mâché.   
Carnival Midway Cast Iron Spinning Disc and Rab...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron
Large-scale carnival midway cast iron spinning disk and knock over rabbit shooting gallery target. A prize shot that would have had bells or ringers when shot through spinning holes....
Carnival Midway Cast Iron Spinning Disc and Duc...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Large-scale carnival midway cast iron spinning disk and knock over duck shooting gallery target. A prize shot that would have had bells or ringers when shot through holes. Duck targe...
Signed Snap Wyatt Sideshow Banner
Snap Wyatt
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas, Iron
Fantastic "Plenty For Two" sideshow banner painted by Snap Wyatt. Great manageable size.
1950s-1960s D-Lux Hot Nuts Carousel Circus Theme
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American More Dining and Entertaining
Metal
Coin-Op "D-Lux Nuts" hot nut vending machine, tin circus tent shaped "Lift the Big Top - Get Em Hot!", spins and lights up.
1950s Wooden Carousel Fire Man Sculpture by Wil...
Hennecke
Mid-20th Century German American Craftsman Carnival Art
Wood
Awesome old hand-carved wood carnival fireman, firefighter, fire-eater. This 1950s wood sculpture made by Wilhelm Hennecke Germany comes from the Carousel - Fairground fire truck we...
Large Carnival Fun-House Mirror with Real Glass
Vintage 1960s American Carnival Art
Wood, Glass
Very cool carnival fun-house mirror. Large-scale. Real glass. Most of these are made with plastic and vinyl stickers etc. Good condition. Some patina and markings to glass. Great pie...
Carnival Mirror
Vintage 1950s American Carnival Art
Glass, Wood, Paint
Carnival panel with great crusty mirror.
Carnival Sign "Free Rides"
Vintage 1950s American Carnival Art
Wood, Paint
Great carnival panel from carousel. Wiring as found.
Circus Poster Clown 'Pierrot' Circus Scenes Pri...
Willsons Printers Leicester
Mid-20th Century English Art Deco Posters
Paper
Awesome authentic Art Deco lithographic circus poster - Circus affiche printed by Willsons Show Printers Leicester (England - UK). Presenting a clown - Pierrot with lots of circus ...
1960s Metal Carousel Cinderella Carriage by L' ...
L'Autopède
Mid-20th Century Belgian Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art
Metal
Exceptional fairground, Carousel attribute... A 1960s handmade metal and chrome Pumpkin Carriage - Cinderella Carriage - closed Fairy-tale Carriage designed and made by L' Autopede ...
Vintage Turkish Patchwork Kilim
Vintage 1950s Turkish Futurist Turkish Rugs
Wool, Linen
A colorful vintage Kilim patchwork rug with a variety of different old Turkish Kilims sewn together. Backed in linen.
Soap Box Derby Carnival Midway Car Racing Sign
Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Signs
Composition
Graphic hand-painted signs. Most likely from an American soap box derby race track or perhaps carnival midway ride. Presented in black wraparound metal frame.
Wooden Carousel Horse
Mid-20th Century European Carnival Art
Wood
Lovely smalll wooden carousel horse. Mid-20th century black horse - animal sculpture on metal base. Hand-painted black beauty with coloured details. Great home decor - interior eyeca...
HC Evans 'Mike' Carnival Punk Knock Down
H.C. Evans
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Leather, Canvas, Wood
HC Evans carnival punk from the collection of a carny who worked at the Long Beach Pike. Gaffed so it would have been impossible to knock over and win the prize.
Vintage Turtle Baby Carnival Sideshow Banner, c...
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Fantastic turtle baby sideshow banner. Great colors and a nice manageable size. This banner was found outside of Chicago and most likely the work of Nieman Eisman of Nieman Studios. ...
Large Vintage Hand-Painted Game Wheel
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron, Wood
Large vintage hand-painted wood game wheel.
Carnival Midway Punk Knockdown Goat Game
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas
Vintage carnival punk. Unusual goat named "Billie". Knock "Billie" over and win the prize.
Vintage Papier Mâché Circus Clowns
Mid-20th Century European Folk Art Carnival Art
Paper
Folk art handmade and painted wall decoration. Two circus clown heads made of papier mâché in the 1960s. Nice old patina,
Wooden Carnival Panel Shooting Gallery
Mid-20th Century Belgian Decorative Art
Wood
Vintage hand-painted wooden decorative panel of shooting gallery. "Buy 100 bullets , hit the right spot on the target and win points" Humoristic detail: text is written in Flemish,...
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Fan Art Sign, ...
Vintage 1960s English Carnival Art
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour fan art sign, circa 1967 - Hand-painted on panelled pine - Wonderful wear and patina to the paint - English, circa 1967 - Measures: 170 cm tall...
Hand-Painted Americana Folk Art Game Wheel Farm...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
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.  
Exceptional Wooden Center Piece Carousel Ride, ...
Mid-20th Century German Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Rare big fairground centre piece of carousel ride, carnival ride, merry-go-round carousel. Original piece of Folk Art from the 1950s. Complete piece! Wooden crown with four wooden ...
Carnival Midway Flashing Sputnik Light
Vintage 1950s American Steampunk Carnival Art
Plastic
Vintage flashing Sputnik light from carnival midway. Real attention grabber. One side has old repair. Please see images. All sockets in good working order.
Antique Monkey Circus Red Velvet Jacket with Go...
Moorish
Vintage 1940s British Moorish Carnival Art
Velvet
Antique collector monkey, chimpanzee performer circus red velvet jacket with gold Middle Eastern Moorish style embroidery. In 19th century up to the 1940s in Europe chimpanzees were...
Vintage Carnival Midway Penny Pitch Game
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Nicely scaled carnival midway penny pitch game. Original paint surface. Graphic bold design with great colors.
Vintage Circus or Sideshow Hand-Painted Giant C...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas
Vintage one of a kind circus or sideshow hand painted banner with a giant clown balancing a feather on his nose. Original paint on a light canvas sheet. The banner is stamped on the ...
Early Sunshine Studios American Side Show Elect...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas
Early example of American sideshow banner art. Painted at the Sunshine Studio in Witchita, Kansas by Geo Bellis. Signed by artist on front and studio name on front and back. This ban...
Vintage Large Sideshow Palm Readers Banner, "Te...
Vintage 1930s American Carnival Art
Great subject matter! Carnival or sideshow "Temple of Palmistry" banner from palm reader's booth. At 8 feet wide and 2 feet tall, this is a manageable size to hang on a wall.
Vintage Paper Mâché Parade Carnival Head
Unknown
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Composition, Paint, Paper
This giant papier mâché parade head was found in Kansas. Most likely used for a department store Thanksgiving or Christmas parade or Mardi Gras festivities. This bad boy has been the...
Large-Scale American Folk Art Carnival Game Boa...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood, Cork
Large-scale Folk Art Carnival game board, American, circa 1940s. This painted carnival game board came from Texas and combines wonderfully patinated graphic colors in a highly collec...
1960s French Strenght Tester, Power Game Machine
Mid-20th Century French Industrial Carnival Art
Metal
Vintage French Force Game - Carnival Power Game - Game Machine - Strenght Tester - Punch Bag - Punching Game - Fairground Game from the 1960s with a great patina. Colour of the game ...
1940s Life-Sized Papier Mâché Horse Head from...
Vintage 1940s Carnival Art
Great folk piece. This life-sized papier mâché horse head came from the Danbury fair in the 1940s.
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.
American Sideshow "Double" Banner by Johnny Meah
Johnny Meah
Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas
Vividly painted American sideshow banner with larger than life subject matter. Painted by the self-titled Czar of Bizarre, Johnny Meah. Both banners are signed. The Harold huge banne...
Original Wood Carved Carnival Midway Poster Let...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood, Paint
Set of three original hand-carved letterpress made by the Neal Walters Poster Company. Fantastic carnival midway scene. Games, carnival rides and acrobats. Carved with incredible det...
Metal Carousel Scooter by L' Autopède Belgium 1...
L'Autopède
Mid-20th Century Belgian Space Age Carnival Art
Metal
Spectacular Mid-Century Metal Carousel Scooter, children's ride designed and made by the Company L'Autopède Belgium. This model dates from the end of the 1940 begin 1950s and was ...
Large Penny Pitch Carnival Game Board
Mid-20th Century North American Folk Art Carnival Art
Plywood, Paint
Graphic American flag that’s painted over plywood with a molded edge and surrounding ditches on all four sides to catch the sliding pennies. It originally had legs it is now a pie...
Large Pig Carnival Shooting Gallery Target
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron
Large pig carnival shooting gallery target. Original paint.
1960s Metal Carousel Carriage by L' Autopède Be...
L'Autopède
Mid-20th Century Belgian Mid-Century Modern Children's Furniture
Metal
Lovely metal Fairground - Carousel attribute from the 1960s. Handmade open Carriage - Landau designed and made by L' Autopede Belgium. Colour: pink. Girly style - Princess - Castl...
Early 1930s Folk Art Wooden Tire Game Wheel
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
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. Please check our storefron...
1930 Wooden Carnival Game by French Game & Nove...
French Game & Novelty Company
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Unusual Folk Art wooden carnival game in working condition and with original paint. Players bet on which city the spring-released airplane will land on. Made by French Game & Novelty...
Vintage Abstract Carnival Midway or Tavern Dart...
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Large vintage carnival midway dart game found in the Midwest. Geometric shapes painted on wood. Many small dart holes on surface.
Pair of Vintage Carnival Mirrors
Vintage 1960s English Carnival Art
Wood
Very cool pair of vintage carnival fun house mirrors. Both are convex mirrors in a black wood frame. Mirrors are made of Lucite not glass. Sold as a pair excellent vintage condition....
1930s Hand-Painted Carnival Mini Golf Double Si...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
1930s hand-painted carnival mini golf game board double sided.
Thick Pair of Heavy Sheet Iron Cowboy Shooting ...
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron
Great folk Art Form. Pair of carnival midway shooting gallery cowboy target forms. Both with a red heart! Many layers of original paint surface. Simple and striking form.
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