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Vintage Marble Chess Board with Hand Carved Turquoise Onyx Pieces
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage mid 20th century Mexican stone marble chess set complete board in white and brown marble with elaborately hand carved turquoise and white chess pieces The stone chess set ga...
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North American Post-Modern Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Stone, Onyx, Marble

Christmas Tree Stand Iron Folk Art German
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Hugh Christmas tree stand made of iron. The stand is decorated with three large hands painted Santa Claus. The Santa Claus is decorated on both sides with a Santa in red coat holding...
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German Folk Art Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Iron

West African Wood Carved Ceremonial Mask
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful, decorative African mask with elongated features, detailed facial markings, and some sort of anthropomorphic animal sitting at the top of the head. Has a beautiful patina...
Category

African Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Moroccan Tribal Green Glazed Terracotta Ceramic Jar
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Moroccan Berber green glazed decorative terra cotta jar with handles. Wonderful green and brown shimmering ceramic pottery that can be found only in south Morocco in the village of ...
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Moroccan Moorish Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

Duck Decoy on Custom Stand
Located in Houston, TX
Made to look like a loon bobbing on a lake this vintage duck decoy on a custom stand would make a hunter's study complete. The decoy is carved in wood and mounted on an iron stand...
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French Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Navajo Yei Indian Weaving Pillows-Pair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of amazing Yei Indian weaving pillows with turquoise corn husk dancers. The backing is in cotton linen. Sold as a pair.
Category

American Adirondack Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Vintage French Provincial Rattan Lidded Handled Basket
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Mid-Century Modern vintage rattan picnic basket, 1980s, France. Large Mid-Century Modern vintage French Provincial rattan lidded handled picnic basket, made out of woven rattan with...
Category

French French Provincial Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Rattan

Women Carrying Burdens on Her Heads by Louis Koyongonda
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Absolutely gorgeous knife painting of women carrying burdens on her heads. Signed by Louis Koyongonda. Oil on billboard. Belgium Congo between 1940 & 1960. Knife painting. Unframed. ...
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Congolese Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Oil on Canvass by Elmer P. Schwab
By Elmer P. Schwab
Located in New York, NY
Vintage oil on canvass by noted artist Elmer P. Schwab. Schwab worked in the Mid 20th C. and exhibited at the Salamagundi Club, among other notable venues. He painted mainly street s...
Category

French Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Bronze Sculpture, Il Cavalino, by Barbara Beretich '1936-2018'
Located in Palm Desert, CA
This is a signed bronze sculpture of a horse entitled, Il Cavalino, by Barbara Beretich. This is a lost wax cast and the piece is from her home gallery as seen in picture #8. During ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

French Provincial Rattan Handled Harvest Basket
Located in North Hollywood, CA
French Provincial rattan handled harvest basket, made out of natural woven rattan. Rectangular in shape with handle across the top. The basket is in good condition. The piece wou...
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French French Provincial Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Rattan

Rude Osolnik Signed Mid-Century Modern Walnut Wood Turned Vessel Bud Weed Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautifully executed, handmade, wood-turned vase by master woodturner Rude Osolnik who is widely regarded, along with Bob Stocksdale, as one of the finest woodturners in American w...
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Walnut

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 Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Vallauris 'Attributed to' Pair of Twisted Green Ceramic Candelabra circa 1950
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Vallauris (attributed to) Pair of twisted green ceramic candelabra circa 1950.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Sculpture of Hawk Perched Upon Tree
Located in Houston, TX
Sculpture of hawk perched upon tree, masterfully executed in concrete. Large scale and impressive, this evocative sculpture is suitable for display in both indoor and outdoor settings.
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French Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Concrete

Four Modern Creative Kokeshi Dolls by Usaboro Okamoto, Japan
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Four modern creative Kokeshi dolls by Okamoto Usaburo, Japan Okamoto Usaburo (1917-2009) was a highly regarded artist of the Sosaku Kokeshi Movement, receiving numerous awards dur...
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Japanese Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century 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...
Category

Mexican Tribal Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Industrial Steel Ladies Eyeglass Mold, Circa 1965
Located in Stamford, CT
Antique Industrial steel eyeglass mold from 1965. Mounted on a custom made steel stand. Can be displayed with the press plate extended or closed as shown. Untouched surface. Tremendo...
Category

American Industrial Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Yaka Tribal Initiation Mask with Raffia, Congo 'DRC', mid 20th Century, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Yaka young men's initiation mask of carved wood with raffia collar, Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo), mid 20th century. A hand-held mask used by boys coming out of the initiation...
Category

Congolese Tribal Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Noh Fox Mask, Early 20th Century
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a wonderfully expressive and articulated fox mask. The mask dates to the first half of the 20th century and is in overall good condition. The fox's jaw is articulated and he ...
Category

Japanese Japonisme Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Wall Mask of Afro Child, Afro Woman , Mid-20th Century, Germany
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage Afro Child , Afro Woman Wall Mask which looks great. This wall head decoration is very detailed and was made in Germany. This German pottery mask dates circa 1950-1960. It's ...
Category

German Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Stone

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 Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Turkish Islamic Ceramic Tile
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Turkish ceramic handcrafted decorative tile with hand painted Islamic Koranic blessing and floral design. Ceramic tile hand painted with Arabic Islamic writing and flowers. "Bismilla...
Category

Turkish Moorish Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Mid-20th Century Quirky Fair Ground Carousel Giant Funky Chicken Ride
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Mid-20th century quirky fair ground carousel giant funky chicken ride A large quirky fair ground character a great fun piece, our Giant Rooster has been set on an purpose made Iro...
Category

Bohemian Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Resin

Folk Art Table Lamp Made with Shells, Early20th Century, Spain
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
Shells lamp Spectacular lamp made with shells and shells Artisan and very laborious work, it is spectacular and original table lamp.
Category

Spanish Other Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Shell

French Root Wood Basket / Centerpiece,/Folk Art circa 1930
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
French root wood cache pot or centerpiece, circa 1930 Made from root wood or twigs bound with rattan.
Category

Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Reclaimed Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Papua Orchard Skirt Made From Orchard Bark
Located in New York, NY
Antique skirt from Papua. Hand made from multiple lengths of yellow, brown, maroon and tan orchard bark. Set on a modern steel base. So beautiful. This Papua skirt was sourced in ...
Category

Primitive Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Metal

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 Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Canvas

Large Vintage Acoma Polychrome Olla
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large Vintage Acoma Polychrome Olla. I Purchased This Wonderful American Indian Pot From The Original Owner's Estate.
Category

North American Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Framed Maritime Signal Flag of Letter V
Located in Norwell, MA
Shadow box framed ships signal flag with attached rope and wood toggle. Red diamond on a white field. Letter V. Weight is 5 pounds.
Category

Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Chofa Architectural Thai Temple Roof Finial. Original Color. Mid-20th Century.
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Architectural Element. Chofa roof finial from a Thai Temple, with remnants of original color, mid-20th century. On a metal base. This Chofa comes from an old Thai temple. The Chofa- ...
Category

Thai Tribal Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Teak, Paint

Decorative Tapestry for Wall Robert and John F.Kennedy Late 1960s or Early 1970s
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
Decorative tapestry carpet Normally they were framed with a golden and wooden molding. These tapestries or carpets were very typical of the middle of the last century Almost al...
Category

Unknown Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

NYC 42nd Street Sex Show Street Scene Painting
Located in Atlanta, GA
NYC 42nd Street Peep Show Street Scene Painting, artist unknown, signed Layton, American, circa 1960s. Great depection of New York City's sleazy side, the Times Square area and all i...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Collection of Three A&W Drive-In Rootbeer Burger Signs
Located in Santa Monica, CA
In 1963, A&W introduce four choices of hamburgers and their corresponding burger family members. Papa Burger, Mama Burger, Teen Burger and Baby Burger. Each burger wrapper had a wrap...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

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...
Category

French French Provincial Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Mid-20th Century Tribal Woman's Tunic, Karen People, Burma
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Mid-20th century tribal woman's tunic, Karen People, Burma A nice, graphic example of a woman's blouse from the Karen ethnic group in Burma/Myanmar. The Job's tears seeds (Coix lacr...
Category

Burmese Tribal Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

20th Century Native American Painted TOTEM Pole
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
20th century Native American painted TOTEM pole Over 6 feet tall a painted animal TOTEM. Animal totems are believed to have spiritual significance, watching over Pacific Northwe...
Category

Folk Art Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Congo Artist Rene Bokoko Imaginative African Human Gouache
Located in South Burlington, VT
Description: Bokoko, Rene (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1927-) Untitled. Mid-20th century. #4 Gouache on thick paper . An African surreal landscape with stylized animal and ...
Category

Congolese Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Congo Artist Rene Bokoko Vivid African Human Gouache
Located in South Burlington, VT
Description: Bokoko, Rene (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1927-) Untitled, mid-20th century. #3 Gouache on thick paper. An African surreal landscape with stylized animal and h...
Category

Congolese Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Paper

Mid-Century Modern Abstract Oil Painting Art after Leonardo Nierman
Located in National City, CA
For your pleasure: Mid-Century Modern oil on board abstract art painting, signed Ilarenton, but difficult to read. Lower left corner has signature. Original gold leaf frame. In the s...
Category

Unknown Modern Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Other

Vintage "Lowest Prices" Grocery Market Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great kitchen conversation piece. Grocery store in market advertising trade sign, circa 1950s. Simple and too the point. Looks to be painted by the hand of a skilled sign painter.
Category

American Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Mid-20th Century Toguna Female Anthropomo Post from Mali
Located in Atlanta, GA
An early to mid-20th century Toguna support post from the Dogon Tribe of Mali, on custom metal stand. This West African hand carved wooden bean was originally used for supporting the...
Category

Malian Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Iron

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 Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Teak

Brass Repousse Rose Water Perfume Sprinkler Bottle
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Brass repousse decorative collectible rose, orange water perfume sprinkler bottle. Brass hammered and chase design. They are used to spray rose water on guest at the entrance on spec...
Category

Indian Moorish Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Life Size Bronze African Woman in the Style of Hagenauer
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A nice large bronze of an partially clad African Woman in the style of Hagenauer. This bronze date to the mid-20th century and is quite likely European. Nice patina and a striking p...
Category

Unknown Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Mid-20th Century Folk Art Root Carving of a Beast
Located in London, GB
Item: Mid-20th century Folk Art root carving of a beast We are proud to offer a highly unique and decorative Folk Art carving of a “Dog” or form of beast, made from a tree root. The...
Category

German Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood

1930s Harvard University Cloth Banner
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Unique Harvard University school banner from the 1930s. Great piece of Americana. Original red and white coloring with great patina. Hand stitched. Newly framed and mounted on linen ...
Category

American Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Fabric

Life-Sized 1950s Metal School Girl Speed Limit Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning metal sign of a school girl letting you know the speed limit in the school zone. 48" tall. Double sided. Great coloring, with grey, light blues and black. Really great detai...
Category

American Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Incredible Carving of the Standing Ram Golden Fleece
Located in Nantucket, MA
Intricately carved and gilded with an iron hook and chain. This sculpture is a copy of a traditional trade sign of a London woolen draper’s shop. The trade sign was an accessible m...
Category

American Folk Art Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Gold Leaf

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 Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Steel

Tampa Nugget Cigar Sign
Located in New York, NY
A striking Tampa Nugget painted metal cigar sign with the simple slogan "A Good Cigar." This is a two sided flange sign with the same graphic on each side. Some paint loss. TN144
Category

American Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Set of Temperance Day Sheet Metal Road Signs, circa 1951
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Created by the Seventh-Day Adventists church in 1951 for their October 27th, 1951 Temperance Day "Weapons and Warfare" Campaign against alcohol consumption in the United States. The ...
Category

American Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

Pair of Geometric Navajo Indian Weaving Pillows
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This wonderful pair of Navajo weaving pillows have a zig zag border through out the pattern of the pillow. The backing is in black cotton linen.Two pairs available in stock.
Category

American Navajo Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Danish Squirrel Brush and Tray
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Cute Danish brush in the shape of a squirrel with a bushy tail as the brush and it's ears also brush whiskers. Snaps tightly into the teak tray and handle. Made in Denmark by Johan...
Category

Danish Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Teak

20th Century African Beaded Fali Fertility Doll from Cameroon
Located in Miami, FL
20th Century African Beaded Fali Fertility Doll from Cameroon Offered is a beaded Mid-20th Century African Fali fertility doll which comes from Cameroon. This doll with it's phallic...
Category

Cameroonian Tribal Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Leather, Wood, Beads

Wavy Green Striped Barkcloth with Tropical Banana Leaf Pattern
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This beautiful vintage mid century fabric is a 100% cotton barkcloth. Barkcloth is a textured printed woven fabric. The banana leaf and flower design with striking bright green, wavy...
Category

American Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Collection of 12 Vintage Tin lithograph Toys
Located in Redding, CT
Collection of 12 vintage tin lithograph lithograph toys. The set includes a German Ferris Wheel by Joseph Wagner which has the original key to wind it. 7 noisemakers, 3 wind up anima...
Category

German Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Tin

Pair of Monumental Art Deco Paintings, Stylized Woman
Located in Buffalo, NY
Pair of Monumental Art Deco paintings, depicting stylized woman, circa 1929-1930, colorfully rendered as a woman hiding behind a flower with spotted leopard on left, bearing Sotheby'...
Category

Unknown Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Folk Art

Materials

Wood, Paint