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Gnome Rare Antique Garden Sculpture Coin Bank and Money Guardian
Located in South Burlington, VT
Rare Form, Nostalgic Opportunity, First We've Seen Gardener's Best Friend - As American as Apple Pie An American garden friendly gnome- hand cast and hand painted in a rare "co...
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American Folk Art 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Iron

Rude Osolnik Signed Mid-Century Modern Cherry 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 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood, Cherry

D.W. Nichol Signed Hand Carved Wood Duck Decoy, Male Cinnamon Teal
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful work, a male cinnamon teal, hand carved and painted by renowned duck decoy artist D W Nichol. Beautifully crafted and decorated. The work is signed "Male Cinnamon Teal...
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Canadian Folk Art 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood, Paint

Abstract Carved Stone Outsider Art by Louise Abrams, c1970
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Carved stone by abstract outsider artist Louise Abrams. This particular piece is from the artists personal collection of her own art. Sits on a black laminate plinth base. This ite...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Alabaster

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 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Matching Pair of Vintage circa 1930's Brass Wheat Sheaves Door Stops
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer this lovely pair of original circa 1930’s Wheat Sheaves door stops A good looking and decorative pair, they do their job perfectly and look very English ...
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English Art Deco Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Brass

Mexican Jewelry Box in the Style of Don Shoemaker
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Circa 1970 We offer this rare Mexican jewelry box in the style of Don Shoemaker.
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Group of Three Large Scale Carved Teak South Asian Musician Figures
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A set of three large heavy carved teak musician figures. All are seated in elegant dance- like poses and wear local style loincloths, neck torques and anklets. One plays a stringed i...
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Asian Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Teak

Rare Pair of Very Old Yoruba Ibeji Figures
Located in Leuven , BE
Rare pair of very old Yoruba Ibeji figures.
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Nigerian 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Set of Four Papier Mâché Geese
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Unique set of four papier mâché geese. Ranging in size from 16" wide and 14" long to slightly larger. All birds in good vintage condition. Great sculptures and fantastic detailing. H...
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American Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Paper

Early 20th Century Hollow Fine Cast Bronze Baule Bracelet Classic Sculpture Form
Located in Point Richmond, CA
An early 20th century hollow cast bronze bracelet from the Baule of Cote d'Ivoire. Beautiful cast geometric design around outside, smooth from wear inside. On custom metal base, 5 in...
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Ivorian Tribal 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Bronze

Early 20th Century Carved Wooden Ghost
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
An early 20th century French carved ghost. Unusual and scarce. Folk art. Could easily be mounted on a blacksmith custom made stand which we could arrange to be made. Some...
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French Folk Art 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Orientalist Cast Silver Metal Camel Standing Under Palm Trees
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large cast silver metal color sculpture of a desert scene in the form of two entwined palm trees and a camel standing on a rocky base under the palm trees. A Victorian continental Sc...
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Islamic 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Metal

Vintage Carved Wooden Votive or Picture Frame, Mid-20th Century, India
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage miniature architectural votive or picture frame, mid-20th century, India. Wooden, Hand carved. Measures: 18 wide x 12.25 high. This vintage hand carved wooden frame, from In...
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Indian Folk Art 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Desk Top Tin Folk Art Sculpture of Italian Lambretta or Vespa Scooter
Located in Ferndale, MI
Life like maybe 1/18 scale model in tin of Vespa style motor scooter.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Sheet Metal

1972 Signed Curtis Jere Flower Brass and Metal Sculpture
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern Curtis Jere flower brass and metal sculpture / wall art. Signed Jere and dated 1972.  
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American Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Metal, Brass

Carved Wood Tribal Bambara, Mali Africa Granary Door Lock with Crosspiece
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Well-used wood door lock used by the Bambara people, Mali, Africa, with crosspiece. The top is an animal head with horns. Includes original movable bolt or crosspiece. Heavy wear and...
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Burkinabe Tribal 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Albert Paley Attributed Cast Iron Coat Rack
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This one of a kind artist produced piece is an artistic tour-de-force in cast iron. A dramatic addition to any interior space.
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North American Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Iron

Italian Giant Clamshell Swan by Gabriella Binazzi
Located in Voorburg, NL
This beautiful large clamshell swan is designed and handmade by Gabriella Binazzi. She creates original and unique objects using strange materials such as ostrich eggs from stock far...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Silver Plate

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...
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American Folk Art 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Gold Leaf

Large Fiberglass Hand Mold
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large three dimensional fiberglass mold of a hand. Acts as a functional mold or as a unique and interesting decorative object. Great vintage condition.
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Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Fiberglass

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...
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German Folk Art Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Hand Carved Wood Memento Mori Skull Cane Walking Stick Handle
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic and wonderfully hand carved piece. This smiling, mischievous skull is carved in very fine detail. Would be the crown jewel of any walking stick collection once attached t...
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20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

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...
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Danish Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Teak

Vintage Watermelon Hand Carved Sculpture Set, Decoy Decor, Trompe L’Oeil
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage watermelon hand carved sculpture set, decoy decor, Trompe L’Oeil, hand painted melon sculptural set. Gorgeous. Signed by artist. Largest piece measures approximate: 7" x 6" ...
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American American Craftsman 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Composition

1960s Papier Mâché Folk Art Lion Sculpture
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
1960s Folk Art lion sculpture designed and made in Guatemala. Papier mâché construct with naive hand painted detail. Measures: H 20 cm x L 33 cm x W 20 cm.
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South American Folk Art Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Paper

One-Off "Yin Yang" Puzzle Lounge Chair, Modernist, Bench Made
Located in Buffalo, NY
Unusual "artist crafted" lounge chair, five or eight figured plywood. Yin-Yang design, attached back seat cushion.
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American Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Birch

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 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Bronze

Copper Clad Cedar Biomorphic Form by Bill Anson
By Bill Anson
Located in Palm Desert, CA
As part of his Copper Clad Cedar Collection, this one of a kind Biomorphic form by Bill Anson is a wonderful example of his mixed media work utilizing cedar and copper. The sculpture...
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American Modern Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Copper

Good Large Bust of William Shakespeare
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
A Good Large Bust of William Shakespeare A Good Large Bust of William Shakespeare, this is a good quality bust, it is made in plaster and has a good patina This is an elegant li...
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Beaux Arts 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Plaster

"Tanko" a Bronze Resting Cat by Barbara Beretich
Located in Palm Desert, CA
Entitled "Tanko", this is a beautiful and sleek bronze cat sculpture by Barbara Beretich(1936-2018). This lounging cat is displayed while grooming itself with its curvy tail wrapping...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Bronze

Rare Jaguar Wood Figure Found in Chilapa, Guerrero, Southern México, ca. 1940
Located in Guadalajra, MX
This vintage hand carved and hand painted Tiger, is presumed to have been made in or near Chilapa, Guerrero in circa 1940 in a Folk Art style. The carving has been made in a naive st...
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Mexican Folk Art 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Handsome Decorative Carved Douglas Fir Pedestal
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning carved pedestal with striking grain and natural patina. Shown with the infamous Rietveld Steltman chair.
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Dutch Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Pine

Rare Fine Old Vintage Green Eyed Cat
Located in South Burlington, VT
A charming viintage Japanese green eyed cat with wonderful mesmerizing original hand painted green eyes- the entire hand cast and crafted in sturdy iron. Its purry textured coat is i...
Category

American 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Iron

Very Tall Bronze Ndebele Sculpture, Original Mid-Century Modern, 1950s
Located in Vienna, AT
This beautiful sculpture by an unknown artist, depicting a Ndebele. Despite of occasionally mistakenly attributed to Carl Hagenauer is it undoubtedly a masterpiece. In earlier times,...
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African Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Bronze

Sunny Days Old Vintage Sun Flower Sculpture
Located in South Burlington, VT
Brilliant colors sun flower sculptue brightens up your day An old memorabilia treasure - heavily hand cast and hand painted still in its old period colors. This rare American ...
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American Folk Art 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Iron

Indonesian 'Wayang Kulit" Shadow Puppet, Java, Indonesia, Early 20th Century
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This flat shadow puppet was crafted on the island of Java by a puppet artist using buffalo hide and mounted on bamboo sticks. It features movable arms, controlled by outer bamboo rod...
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Indonesian Tribal 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Leather, Wood

Hollow Form Vase in White Pine by John Sage
By John Sage, David Ellsworth
Located in Providence, RI
Hollow form vase in white pine by John Sage, circa 1997. Measures: Stands 8" tall, and 9" wide. A beautifully executed piece. * Free shipping at full price only.
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American American Craftsman 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Pine

Beaded Ndebele Ceremonial Doll
Located in Chicago, IL
A rare imported commodity, glass beads have been a symbol of wealth and importance in south African cultures for centuries, and were exclusively distributed by the region's oba (king...
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South African Folk Art 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Twine, Cotton, Wood

Collection of Three Vintage Swedish Dala Horses, Sweden Folk Art 1930s
Located in Nürnberg, DE
This offer is for a collection of three Swedish Dala Horses. These are hand carved painted wood. The larger one is approximate 5 1/8" high, 4 3/4" wide and 1 3/8" deep. The smallest ...
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Swedish Folk Art Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood, Paint

Kinetic Sculpture "Spray", Jean Camuset, 1970
Located in Saint ouen, FR
Kinetic sculpture "Spray" - Jean Camuset Circa 1970 Steel rods Dimensions: H 73 x base D 10 x L 95cm.
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European Bohemian Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Steel

Hand Carved and Painted Large Vintage French Wood Duck Decoy, Mid-20th Century
Located in Studio City, CA
A fantastic early to mid-20th century handmade duck decoy. Beautiful, rich patina that comes with age. Well carved and has what appears to be glass eyes. From an extensive collec...
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French Folk Art 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Glass, Wood

Vintage Wooden Printing Block from India, Late 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage wooden printing block from India, late 20th century. Measures" 7 by 6-1/2 inches. Wooden blocks like this were used to produce the hand printed textiles for which India is s...
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Indian Anglo-Indian 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Hardwood

Vintage Carved Ironwood Panel with Floral Motif, Borneo, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Carved ironwood panel with floral motif. Borneo, mid-20th century. This beautifully eroded decorative panel incorporates a floral motif and comes from a Dayak longhouse in Borneo. Di...
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Indonesian Tribal 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Mahogany Door Stop, from the Carter Burden Jr. Collection
Located in New York, NY
Carter Burden Jr., (1941-1996), New York famous philanthropist, politician and socialite, had a vast collection of decorative objects during his lifetime. In 2003, his personal colle...
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American Other Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Mahogany

Beaded Elephant Mask, Grassland People, Cameroon
Located in Leuven , BE
Beaded elephant mask, Grassland people, Cameroon.
Category

Cameroonian 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Glass

Cardboard Cubist Study of Womans Head
Located in Peekskill, NY
I found this interesting cardboard study in a New York Flea Market almost 50 years ago. It been on the shelf all that time and never gave it a 2nd thought. Its unsigned and I have no...
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American Modern 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Paper

American Hand-Carved "Welcome" Bellamy Style Eagle
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a hand-carved American folk eagle in the style of John Bellamy. This particular example includes a hand-painted banner on a staff, which reads "Welcome" in all capital letter...
Category

20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Pine

Freeform Tree Sculture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a large freeform tree sculpture. The sculpture is made of solid free forming maple wood that has been dried and sculpted into its current form. The piece dates back to the ea...
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Arts and Crafts Antique 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Milliner Wooden Hat Block from Florence, Italy
Located in London, GB
One of a collection of sculptural looking milliner wooden hat blocks from the well-known hat makers of Florence. The hat block is mounted on a metal oxidised stand.
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Italian Folk Art Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Pair of Knud Albert Hand Carved Animal Sculptures Denmark
Located in Round Rock, TX
A rare pair of hand carved, organic, abstract animal sculptures by Knud Albert. Each figure is carved from a single piece of wood. All are unique and one of a kind.
Category

Danish Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Rosewood, Teak

Native American Hopi Large Hand Carved Painted Kachina Doll
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderfully hand-painted/detailed and decorated Native American Hopi Kachina doll. Nice size. A striking piece overall. From a collection of Native American objects and artifac...
Category

American Native American 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Textile, Wood, Paint

Bronze Abstract Sculpture by Gerda Thune Andersen, Denmark
Located in Buffalo, NY
Bronze abstract sculpture by Gerda Thune Andersen, Denmark Sophie Thune Andersen, born August 29, 1932 in Hellerup in Denmark, is a Danish-Swedish sculptor. Gerda Thune Ander...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Bronze

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

Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Hardwood

Folk Art Wood Carved Flower Butter Mold Antique, German, 1910s
Located in Nürnberg, DE
Classic late early 20th century wooden butter mold, circa 1910. Made of hand carved wood. Found at an estate sale in Vienna, Austria.
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Austrian Folk Art Vintage 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

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...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood, Walnut

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...
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African 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Large Black Forest Poacher with Chamois
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A very large wooden hand carved poacher statue. A poacher on the way back from the hunt with a hunted chamois on his back. Executed circa 1900 in the area of brienz, Switzerland. Pl...
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Swiss Black Forest 20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

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