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20th C Hand Carved & Painted Canadian Goose
Located in Los Angeles, CA
20th hand carved & amazing original painted Canadian goose. This goose is late but very great carving and surface. The condition is good.
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Mid-20th Century Black Dance Mask, Guerrero, Mexico
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Mid-20th century black dance mask, Guerrero, Mexico A nice old mask from Guererro, Mexico, used in the Tlacololero Dance of the Tlactapa and probably from the 1950s, has a very mode...
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Mexican Tribal Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Kansu Chinese Blue Chinese Export, Hand Knotted Wool, circa 1940
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Chinese rug, circa 1940. In original condition and some wear consistent of age and use. Old washed hand knotted wool Measures: 62 x 105 cm. 62 x 105 D8 90025.
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Chinese Chinese Export Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Nantucket Harbor Scene, by Inna Garsoian
By Inna Garsoian
Located in Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Harbor Scene, by Inna Garsoian (1896–1984), circa 1946, oil on canvas view of wharves and waterfront from vantage of old Steamship office, signed lower right, and signed an...
Category

American Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

Aubusson Style Large Tapestry Decorative Pillow
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large decorative French Aubusson style tapestry pillow backed with silk velvet. Beautiful vintage French Provincial pillow with Aubusson style roses and decorative floral bouquet. Ne...
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French French Provincial Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Very Tall Buffalo Fence Post Sculptures
Located in New York, NY
These vintage, solid teak buffalo fence posts read as Minimalist contemporary sculpture and will complement any contemporary setting. From java, Indonesia these objects have a strong...
Category

Indonesian Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Teak

Vintage English Rifle Bayonet, 1940s
Located in National City, CA
Vintage English rifle bayonet, circa 1940s. Measure: 15" L x 1.75." D.
Category

English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Steel

American Folk Art Wood and Iron Farm Bureau Weathervane Advertising Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great looking cartoon Midwestern Americana weathervane. Farm Bureau Insurance started in 1921. This great piece most likely was a premium or advertising piece. Hand painted wood with...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Antique Oakwood Wall Barometer
Located in London, Nottinghill
This beautiful antique barometer is in good working condition. Please study the images carefully as form part of the description.
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood

Folk Art Hand Carved Madonna Santos with Putto
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-457 hand carved Madonna Santos with dove.
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Hardwood

Original Bavarian Tyrolian Folk Art Painting, Signed and Dated
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Original Bavarian Tyrolian Folk Art painting, signed and dated This charming folk painting is executed in oil on artist board. A beautiful and rustic Tyrol or Bavarian landscape i...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Other

Solid Brass U.S. Navy Ship's Binnacle
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass battleship binnacle with gimballed compass. Iron compensating balls are mounted to brackets. Quite heavy. from the US Navy. Torpedo base. Great polish job. Overall dim...
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Early Carta Blanca Beer Sign. Mexico, 1940’s.
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare Carta Blanca beer porcelain metal sign. Mexico, ca. 1940’s.
Category

Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

Tramp Art Jewelry Box with Pincushion Top
Located in NYC, NY
A handcrafted dresser or jewelry box with hinged pincushion lid and applied, chip-carved decoration. The interior with framed mirror on underside of lid and papered in a purple and w...
Category

American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Mirror

Mid-Century Modern Bessarabian Kilim Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven in brown and grey tones, this unusual kilim is decorated by a geometric pattern influenced by the European avant-garde, rather than with the more typical floral design. It is s...
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Ukrainian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Vintage Moroccan Beni Ouarain of White Rug
By Beni Ourain
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Moroccan Beni Ouarain carpet, white lush organic natural wool, hand woven by women of the Middle Atlas of Morocco. Nice one of a kind cream color with black lozenges. Handc...
Category

Moroccan Tribal Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Mid Century New England Style Snack Bar Sign from the Mid West, Late 1940s
Located in Nantucket, MA
Mid Century New England Style Snack Bar Sign from the Mid West, late 1940s, a classic "Clam Shack" menu board hand painted on a Masonite panel. The prices are those seen around 1947 ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Masonite

Set of Wood Bowling Pins
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Unique set of three wood bowling pins. Great age and coloring to the wood. Sold as a set of three. Good vintage condition.
Category

American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Folk Art Carved Androcles Lion Figure
Located in London, GB
An unusually detailed example of a mid-20th century Folk Art lion figure. Unique in its formed with one rear leg raised as if it has a thorn in its foot. The etching across the surfa...
Category

British Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

French Metal Coiffeur Sign
Located in Seattle, WA
Simple, interesting French hairdressing sign.
Category

French Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Carnival Midway Punk Knockdown Goat Game
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Vintage carnival punk. Unusual goat named "Billie". Knock "Billie" over and win the prize.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

English Port and Starboard Lanterns
Located in Norwell, MA
Pair of Anderson and Gyde port and starboard ships lanterns with Fresnel glass lenses, brass badges, vented chimney tops. Both have been wired with new sockets for home display. Weig...
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Laura Andreson Signed Large Glazed Mid-Century Modern Ceramic Pottery Vase, 1940
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic, wonderfully drip glazed large vase by renowned American potter Laura Andreson. Gorgeous in design and color. Signed, dedicated and dated (1940) on the base by Andreso...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Earthenware

Starboard Boat Lantern of Sold Brass
Located in Norwell, MA
Starboard boat lantern with highly polished and lacquered finish and mounted to a thick wood base with routed edge. Lantern has been wired for home display. Weight is 4 pounds.
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century African Janus Shaped Black Wooden Sculpture with Brass Inlays
Located in Salzburg, AT
Early Janus sculpture - Bambara Mali Sogo Bò Theater Circa 1930/50 Ségou Bamana " Puppet / doll, totem statue of Mani ("little person" in the Mandinka language). Anthropomorphic fema...
Category

Malian Tribal Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Antique Art Deco American Penny Fortune Scale Character Weight Fate Readings
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique Art Deco fortune penny weight scale from the American Scale Mfg. Co. of Washington DC. Made of enameled metal and brass featuring coin operated system that offers your wate, ...
Category

Art Deco Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass, Enamel

Antique New Old Stock French Artist Paint Brushes
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
Antique unused stock from a French artist atelier paint brushes, c1940s. Brought from a retired artist north of Paris. Extremely tactile and sculptural. The horse hair is ...
Category

French Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

1940s Spiritual Advisor Billboard Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Excellent "Sister Sophie" Spiritual Advisor and House of Prayer roadside sign. Found about 30 miles south of Jackson in Hazlehurst, Mississippi. Great piece of roadside Americana. Am...
Category

American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Iron

1940s Paper Mache Chinese Dragon Head from a Costume
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1940s handmade papier mâché head of a dragon. From a costume worn for Chinese New Years. Eyes blink, by pulling on chords in head. A bird sits on top of the head.
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Vintage Magician Magic Suitcase Hand Painted Folk Art
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic Magician's suitcase. Hand painted and lettered. Vintage Folk Art rabbit trick and card paintings. Great bookshelf display.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Fabric, Canvas

Pair Folk Art Hand Carved and Painted French Wood Figures
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-671 pair hand carved and painted French people Price is for pair .
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Fruitwood

Red, Cream, and Indigo Traditional Persian Ghashghai Carpet
Located in New York, NY
Measuring 5’3” x 7’1”, this Persian Ghashghai carpet in shades of red, blue, green, cream, and orange wool, is hand-knotted and belongs to Orley Shabahang’s World Market Collection. ...
Category

Persian Tribal Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Vintage Folk Art Men at Work Sign Wood Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Double sided Men At Work pointing hand. Thick wood and hand painted. Great American Folk Art trade sign in the form of a pointing hand. Two drilled holes that must have been for hang...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

1940s Italian Photograph with Wooden Frame
Located in High Point, NC
A black and white photograph in a wooden frame from 1940s Italy, depicting a parade or official gathering. The photograph would have been taken during the years of the Mussolini dict...
Category

Italian Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paper

Cast Iron Vintage Door Stop Bulldog Terrier with Collar
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous vintage c1940 cast iron bulldog doorstop. Classic black & white original paint with patina. Green collar with a bell.  
Category

American Industrial Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Otto & Gertrud Natzler Signed Volcanic Crater Glazed Midcentury Bowl, circa 1940
Located in Studio City, CA
A masterful work by famed potters Otto and Gertrud Natzler. This round-shaped bowl was delicately hand thrown and formed by Gertrud and glazed by Otto with one of his famed early vol...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Earthenware

Clown Carousel Light, circa 1940s
Located in Santa Monica, CA
A wonderfully expressive painted clown face adorns this staggered carousel light with vibrant original red, yellow and blue park paint.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Sallie Whistler Marcucci Abstract Painting Titled "Subconscious"
Located in Stamford, CT
Sallie Whistler Marcucci (American, b. 1940) "Subconscious", mixed media, monogram signed lower left center SWM. Abstract composition. Approx. 22.5" x 27.5" (framed). See photographe...
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

Brass U.S. Navy Binnacle Compass
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships gimbaled marine compass in brass case with engraved maker’s plate. Highly polished and lacquered. Weight is 41 pounds.
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Soviet War Carved Folk Art Solider Figure
Located in London, GB
Soviet War carved Folk Art solider figure Carved from a single piece of light wood, this wonderful folk-art figure depicts a soviet soldier holding a riffle with a large coat over h...
Category

German Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Rare 1940s Amish Bowtie Doll Quilt in a Plexy Box Frame
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare and pristine Amish bow tie pattern doll quilt mounted in a plexiglas and hand-sewn on a linen stretcher. This protects the textile and makes it look more like art. This is a ver...
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Early 20th Century Fairground Roulette Game
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century fairground roulette game A highly decorative and character filled early 20th Century fairground roulette stye game. With its worn and well used look this example ...
Category

British Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Museum Quality Ships Awl Board with Rope
Located in Norwell, MA
Ships rigging tools with knot work attached to a decorative wood backboard. Tools include wood mallet, awls, needles, punch, seamer, and intricate knot work. Weight is 30 pounds.
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Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Nautical Wooden Fishing Lure Display Custom Mounted
Located in Stamford, CT
A custom made display of 30 antique and vintage wooden fishing lures of various shapes, sizes and colors. Mounted on a white painted oak frame with acid aged screws. These lures date...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Vintage 1940’s Mexican Coca Cola Tin Sign
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare 1940’s Mexican metal Coca Cola tin sign.  
Category

Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

Hand Hooked Cosmic Geometric Area Rug
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning mid-20th century Pennsylvania geometric hand hooked Area rug circa 1930s-1940s with great muted colors and multiple cosmic patterns. Amazing for display of use. Great resemb...
Category

American Country Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Linen, Wool

Antique Red Velvet Efe Zeybek Jacket Turkish Vest with Gold Embroidery
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Early 20th child Middle Eastern Efe Zeybek Jacket. Kid Efe Zeybek Costume Turkish authentic ethnic vest. Dark brown red velvet with gold foliates and gold trim. Open sleeves, red ...
Category

Turkish Moorish Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Velvet

Tin Litho Windup Toy Skier Girl by Chein C1945
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous working tin Litho toy skier by the Chein toy co. C1945. In excellent vintage condition with minimal wear.
Category

American Industrial Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Tin

Ohio Amish Bars Quilt -Dated 1947
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine polished cotton black & blue Amish bars quilt is signed & dated 1947 in the corners of the quilt.It is quilted in numbers. The condition is very good with minor fold marks ...
Category

American Country Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Solid Copper Ships Signal Lantern
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid copper ships signal lantern with hinged top, carry handle and fresnel lens. Wired for home use. Interior is missing the signal apparatus. Weight is 5 pounds.
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Copper

American Late Art Deco Outsider Art Architectural Popsicle Stick Table Lamp
Located in Port Hope, ON
This American late Art Deco hand-crafted, outsider art Popsicle stick table lamp features an Art Deco architectural almost Metropolis feel. It is a great example of the American post...
Category

American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Rustic Red, Pink, and Cream Persian Ghashghai Carpet
Located in New York, NY
Hand-knotted and organically dyed, this Persian Ghashghai carpet in red, pink, and cream wool measures 5’4” x 8’6” and belongs to the Orley Shabahang World Market Collection. Crafted...
Category

Persian Tribal Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Set of Five Small American Folk Art Fish Decoys
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Group of five Folk Art fish decoys composed of painted tinned iron sheet metal or aluminum fins and tails and carved wooden weighted lead bodies, some with applied eyes; others with ...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Lead

Grouping of Five Hand-Painted and Carved American Folk Art Fish Decoys
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Group of five Folk Art fish decoys composed of painted tinned iron sheet metal or aluminum fins and tails and carved wooden weighted lead bodies, some with applied eyes; others with ...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Pair of Oil on Board Portraits from 1945
Located in Søborg, DK
A pair of oil on board portraits by Grethe Mewco from 1945. Signed and dated. A very unusual style with a great look. 30 x 30 cm board with a thickness of 5mm.  
Category

Danish Modern Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Solid Brass Ships Bridge Telegraph
Located in Norwell, MA
Engine Order Telegraph that has been meticulously polished and lacquered. Faceplates engraved with black background and white letters. Telegraph is mounted to a wood base. Manufactur...
Category

Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Vintage Navajo Rug, circa 1940, Diamonds & Crosses, Red Gray White Red Brown Tan
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage Trading Post era Navajo rug. Woven of native handspun wool in natural fleece colors of gray, ivory, dark brown and camel/beige with aniline-dyed red. Unique design frames a c...
Category

American Native American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wool

American Folk Art Carved Fish Decoy
Located in Brooklyn, NY
American Folk Art hand-carved and painted fish decoy with a fishing line in its mouth (ca. 1940s, USA). Natural patina, crazing, and paint loss present - the red base coat can be see...
Category

American Vintage 1940s Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paint