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Period:Mid-20th Century
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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood, Cherry

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 Sculptures and Carvings

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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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Brass

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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Sheet Metal

Cock in Wood by R.J Lakin from Streatham Workshop in London, Carousel, 1930
Located in Paris, FR
Cock in wood by R.J Lakin from Streatham Workshop in London. Unique piece from Carousel 1930. Devided piece of Beam in sculpted wood hand-painted with optical illusion, 1930. Rare...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Gold Leaf

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 Mid-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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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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 Mid-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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Paper

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 Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

1930's Art Deco Streamline Arrow Plane Car Design Study Model
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A plaster design study attributed to an artist designer at the Hill Auto Body Metal company based in Cincinnati Ohio . The company specialized in streamline equipment for airplanes a...
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American Streamlined Moderne Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Plaster

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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood, Paint

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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Glass, 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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Mahogany

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.
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Rosewood, Teak

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 Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood, Walnut

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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Hardwood

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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Biomorphic Stone Sculpture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A beautiful, modernist stone sculpture. Gentle, fluid curves on both sides meet to create a crest on one end. Caramel coloring with white swirled veining. Dimensions: 9” width x 6...
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Unknown Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Stone

Set of Six Hunting Plaques, Austria
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Set of six hand-carved hunting plaques with deer trophies. Wooden plaques hand-engraved from wood with oaks and oak leaves in the traditional style of Black Forest. Each plaque is s...
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Austrian Black Forest Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Oak

Pair Vintage Poodle Dog Garden Sculptures
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A vintage pair of entryway or garden old stone composition poodle dog sculptures. A wonderful form to flank a entryway or for in the garden. Fantastic look with small pebbles showing...
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American Folk Art Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Concrete

Exceptional Folk Art Country Mansion Birdhouse / Bird Cage
Located in Leek, Staffordshire
Circa 1940 Purple Martin Folk Art Country Mansion Birdhouse Sourced form North America - Lyndhurst ‘Purple Martin birds are native to North America Exceptional scale, c...
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Canadian Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Pine

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 Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Concrete

Hand Carved Wooden Mother and Child Statue
Located in Redding, CT
Hand carved wooden mother and child statue. Or Madonna and child. Mid Century modernist in style. Nice rich wood patina with intricate craftsmen detail. We think the wood is walnut. ...
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Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Walnut

Hand Carved Sculpture of Bears
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These hand carved bears are amazing and in great condition. These bears are carved out of one piece of wood or one log. The bottom is a plank of wood. The large bear has a carved woo...
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American Adirondack Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Vintage Cast Iron Chicken Boot Scraper
Located in New York, NY
A truly adorable mid-century cast iron boot scraper in the form of a little chick. This one looks great and will bring a smile to your face.
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American Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Iron

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...
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Congolese Tribal Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Vintage Christmas Nutcracker Wood, Erzgebirge, Germany, 1970s
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
Big wooden nutcracker figure from the Erzgebirge. The region Erzgebirge formerly Eastern Germany is famous for this special kind of nutcrackers, where intricate carving has been thei...
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German Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Cast Iron Bulldog Doorstop C1948
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Pair of cast iron bulldog doorstops with old repaints. In excellent vintage condition with minimal wear, no damage or bad repairs. Chips to paint. Priced and sold individually.
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American Industrial Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Iron

Carved Wooden Sculpture by Ecuadorian Artist Luis Potosi
Located in Chicago, IL
A hand carved wooden sculpture by Ecuadorian artist Luis Potosi (1937 -). Artist plaque on the back.      
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Ecuadorean Folk Art Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century 1950s Pepe Mendoza Decorative Pull Handle
Located in San Antonio, TX
Gorgeous vintage Pepe Mendoza decorative brass pull handle with turquoise ceramic inlay.
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Brass

Midcentury African Woman Bronze Head Sculpture, Austria, 1950s
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
Beautiful Mid-Century modernist bronze head of an African woman made in Austria in the 1950s with a brass earring and a marble base in the style of Hagenauer Werkstatte. In very go...
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Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Bronze

Sculptural Tramp Art Double Sided Frame and Candleholder
Located in Mt Kisco, NY
A magnificent and elaborate hand-carved wood sculptural frame. It is mirror image double sided. The base reads "1945" & "SOUVENIR" on both sides. The frame is a heart shape with intr...
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American Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Brutalist Abstract Metal Figure of an Owl by Noted Mexican Artist M. Felguerez
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
This expressive metal plate sculpture by the late Mexican modernist Manuel Felguérez Barra is reminiscent of some of Picasso's imagery and also of some traditional African masks. The...
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal

Japanese Old Vintage Pair Garden Rabbits, Mahogany Patina
Located in South Burlington, VT
Good mahogany patinated garden candidates with old Japan labels This Japanese pair (2) of larger scale solid hand cast rabbits usagi with a mahogany patination would make wonderfu...
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Japanese Showa Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Iron

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...
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British Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

19th Century Copper Alloy Statue of Blessed Virgin Mary with Open Arms
Located in Leuven , BE
Delicate statue of Mary with open arms. The use of copper alloy enhances both features and drapes of Virgin Mary and highlights the patina. A charming piece of Folk Art.
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Belgian Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Copper

Danish Mid Century Bird Candle Holder
Located in Austin, TX
This is a great danish bird shaped adjustable candle holder that holds 5 thin taper candles. The “feathers” that hold the candles are moveable, creating a very dynamic beautiful piec...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood, Teak

Japan Family Four Big Old Japanese Famous Kokeshi Dolls, Hand Painted, Signed
Located in South Burlington, VT
Four big hand painted and signed Kokeshi Dolls from Old Japan. A beautifully preserved set of Japanese Folk Art hand carved and hand painted Kokeshi dolls one of Japan's most popu...
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Japanese Showa Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Vivid Color Coat Rack Duck Gentleman's Valet by Sergio Bustamante Mexico 1960s
Located in National City, CA
Whimsical papier mâché Duck valet coat rack by Sergio Bustamante of Mexico. Duck presents in vivid vibrant glorious color! Artist hand signed and numbered 4/5. Unrestored original...
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Metal

Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson Folk Art Carved Oak Oval Cutting or Cheese Board
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This solid oak oval cutting board was made by the renowned English furniture maker Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson in his signature Arts & Crafts style. The cutting board has a raised han...
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English Folk Art Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Oak

Black Painted Cement Butterfly Garden Ornament
Located in Washington, DC
Black painted cement butterfly garden ornament.
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French Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Cement

Paolo Soleri Signed Stamped Arcosanti Cosanti Mid-Century Modern Bronze Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful and rare, hard-to-find bronze vase by famed Italian architect/designer/artist Paolo Soleri. Paolo Soleri, who studied with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West, founded...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Bronze

Large Sergio Bustamante Stag Head
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Mounted Stag head in strong copper, cut bent and assembled, circa 1960. Sergio Bustamante is a Mexican Artist and sculptor. He began with paintings and papier mache figures, inaug...
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Copper

Early 20th Century Papier Mâché Pytram Ltd English Advertising Figures
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century papier mâché Pytram Ltd English advertising figures We are proud to offer one of the rarest collections of early 20th century papier mâché English advertising fig...
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British Victorian Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Paint, Paper

Oversized Antique Chinese Cork Diorama
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
Antique Chinese cork diorama depicting temple and garden scene.
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Hardwood, Cork, Glass

Hand Carved Peruvian Inca Tarka Flute
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Antique Peruvian Inca flute, beautiful hand carved wooden flute. Inca Tarka Peru wooden Quena flute. Hand carved and hand painted the quena is a traditional Andean flute commonly use...
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Peruvian Tribal Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Antique English Lead Pig Sculpture
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Antique Lead pig in excellent condition. The details are amazing and this pig has character. the pics are accurate and she is in excellent condition! Fine collectors items and very...
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English Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Lead

Jean-Marie Simonnet and Martha, Sculpture Polymorphic Red, circa 1968, France
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Jean-Marie Simonnet and Martha, Les Simonnet Sculpteurs, Sculpture polymorphic red lacquered fiber glass, Circa 1968, France. Height: 2m50, width: 130 cm, depth: 90 cm. After ...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Fiberglass

American Hand-Carved Folk Eagle with Shield, Circa 1930-1950
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a hand-carved and painted American folk eagle in the style of John Bellamy. The eagle has spread wings and head turned to its right. The artist, unknown, carved the eagle wit...
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Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

"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 Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Bronze

1930’s Indonesian Carved Wooden Figures, Set of 2
Located in Copake Falls, NY
A set of two Indonesian wooden figures dating from circa 1930. A man and woman are skillfully carved and hand painted in traditional dress. Woman measures 6"W x 5"D x 39"H, man measu...
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Indonesian Vintage Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood, Paint

Large Thai Asian Carved Wood Gilt Lacquer Kneeling Praying Temple Shrine Figure
Located in Studio City, CA
Truly, a wonderful piece. We gravitated towards it upon first sight. Very well done, beautiful detail and coloring. Quite unusual and rare in this pose. Very well preserved. We have ...
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Thai Mid-20th Century Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood, Lacquer