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Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

MID-CENTURY MODERN STYLE

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

ORIGINS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

CHARACTERISTICS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNERS TO KNOW

ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNS

VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ON 1STDIBS

The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

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Style: Mid-Century Modern
Advertising Glass Sign "Trink Coca Cola - Coke". 1950 - 1959
Located in CADALSO, ES
Great condition
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Glass

Mid Century ceramic vase from Karlsruher Majolika by F. Glatzle. 1956
Located in CADALSO, ES
Great condition
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Urn Designed by Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand, Sweden, 1936
Located in Stockholm, SE
Urn designed by Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand, Sweden, 1936. Stoneware. Signed. Dimensions: H: 78.5 cm / 2' 7'' D: 53 cm / 21'' Exhibitions: In Paris 1937 at the World's Fair, Gunn...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Stoneware

Lisa Larson 'Mikey' Cat Fabric Cushions
Located in Little Burstead, Essex
Cushions with zip on covers, fronts in 'Mikey' fabric designed by Lisa Larson, in typical Lisa Larson style, very reminiscent of her comical animal figures...
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Early 2000s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Cotton

Oil Painting by Arne Heuser, 1966
Located in Limhamn, Skåne län
Oil Painting by Arne Heuser, 1966 Additional Information: Style: Mid century, Scandinavian Dimensions (W x H): 98 x 148 cm Condition: Good vintage condition, with signs of usage
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Canvas, Paint

Abstract Metal Midcentury Sculpture by Alain Douillard Black Metallic Form
Located in Neuilly-en- sancerre, FR
Alain Douillard Famous French metal abstract sculptor, circa 1975, mid-20th century art sculpture Black abstract freeform by the artist, signe...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Metal

Vintage Rya Carpet, Swedish Rug, Colorful
Located in Port Washington, NY
1960s Swedish Rya rug with a colorful, plush wool pile. Size: 4'6" X 6'7".     
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Wool

Beatrice Wood Signed Midcentury California Studio Pottery Luster Glaze Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful gem of a piece by famed American/California ceramicist Beatrice Wood featuring her highly coveted, gorgeously radiant turquoise luster glaze. A beautiful design with a delicate long neck rising from a circular base. Classic and timeless. Signed by Beatrice in her customary "Beato" on the underside of the base (with noted inventory number). Would be an amazing addition to any Mid-Century Modern pottery collection or personal collectors of her work or a fabulous stand-alone accent piece in about any setting. One of the best Beatrice Wood's luster glaze vases we have come across in quite a while. Know famously in the art world as "The Mama of Dada", Wood lived a long (1893-1998) and very fruitful, creative life and is considered by many experts and collectors alike to have been a centerpiece in the modern ceramic art movement of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. At one point in her career, Wood studied with master potters Otto and Gertrud Natzler and later become famed in her own right for her distinct luster-glazing techniques. In 1994, the Smithsonian Institution named Wood an "Esteemed American Artist". Her other awards include: 1994 Governor’s Awards for the Arts (California) 1993 Recognition as A Role Model by Women in Film 1992 Gold Medal for Highest Achievement in Craftsmanship, American Craft Council 1988 Distinguished Service Award, Arizona State University 1987 Fellow of American Craft Council Women’s Art Caucus, National Award (NCECA Award) 1986 Women’s Building Award 1984 Living Treasure of California 1983 Symposium Award of the Institute for Ceramic History 1961 Goodwill Ambassador from USA...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Earthenware

Bob Stocksdale Signed Set of Six Mid-Century Modern Wood Turned Bowls
Located in Studio City, CA
A very handsome, darkly colored set of six bowl by American master wood turner Bob Stocksdale. All are signed and marked ("Mahogany of Guatemala") by Stocksdale. Stunning in any sett...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Wood

Tashiko Tazaezu Signed Mid-Century Modern Japanese Hawaiian Studio Pottery Bowl
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautiful and quite engaging relatively large sumptuously glazed bowl by famed Japanese Hawaiian American pottery master Toshiko Takaezu. The high-fired porcelain bowl features a v...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Porcelain, Pottery

American Hooked Checkerboard Chess Rug
Located in New York, NY
A handmade one of a kind American Hooked Rug from the 3rd quarter of the 20th century with an irregular checkerboard pattern Measures: 3' x 5'7''.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Wool

Tashiko Tazaezu Signed Japanese Studio Pottery Closed Form With Rattle Sculpture
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautiful and quite engaging wonderfully glazed closed-form sculpture with rattle by renowned Japanese Hawaiian American pottery master Toshiko Takaezu, famed for her use of color,...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Porcelain, Pottery

Tashiko Tazaezu Signed Japanese Studio Pottery Closed Form With Rattle Sculpture
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautiful and quite engaging sumptuously glazed closed-form sculpture with rattle by renowned Japanese Hawaiian American pottery master Toshiko Takaezu, famed for her use of color,...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Porcelain, Pottery

Tashiko Tazaezu Signed Japanese Studio Pottery Closed Form With Rattle Sculpture
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautiful and quite engaging sumptuously glazed closed-form sculpture with rattle by renowned Japanese Hawaiian American pottery master Toshiko Takaezu, famed for her use of color,...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Porcelain, Pottery

Vintage French Blue Tones Paper Garland Sculpture circa 1930 Antique Decor
Located in Barcelona, ES
Embrace the allure of vintage charm with this exquisite antique paper garland sculpture in mesmerizing blue tones. Crafted in France circa 1930, this piece is a testament to timeless...
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1930s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Paper

Gorgeous Mid Century Danish Styled Teak Sailboat Sculpture 1960
Located in Peoria, AZ
Immaculate! Danish Modern Teak Sail boat Sculpture With Removable/Articulating Sails Circa 1960 Here is a simply fabulous Danish Modern teak sail boat sculpture! Incredible workm...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Teak

7.5' Modernist Abstract Welded Iron "bird" Garden Sculpture attrib Roy Gussow
By Roy Gussow
Located in Buffalo, NY
Monumental Modernist Abstract Welded Iron "bird" Garden Sculpture attributed to Roy Gussow ,Very similar to his CARDINAL executed in 1954,, Amazing design, Superior quality and cons...
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1950s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Iron

Elegant French Antique Color Paper Garland Sculpture circa 1930 Vintage Deco
Located in Barcelona, ES
Enhance your space with a captivating antique color paper garland sculpture. This exquisite piece, crafted in France circa 1930, showcases the timeless artistry of yesteryear. Metic...
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1930s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Paper

Toucan Sculpture by Sergio Bustamante
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Copper, brass and aluminium Toucan on a hoop hanging stand by Sergio Bustamante, circa 1960. Sergio Bustamante is a Mexican Artist and sculptor. He began with paintings and papier ...
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1960s Mexican Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Metal

Mid-Century Swedish Red Rhombus Rya Rug
Located in Rīga, LV
Vintage high pile carpet from Sweden, traditional Rya rug made of red colors wool. Scandinavian classics! Additional information: Dimensions: 80 W x 140 L cm Condition: Very good, a...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Wool

Antique Paper Mache Bobble Head Mikey Mouse ca. 1930s
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Antique Paper Mache Bobble Head Mikey Mouse ca. 1930s A rare paper mache Mickey Mouse with bobble head manufactured ca. 1930s. With stamp on the base: "Made with the consent of Walt...
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Early 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Paper

Travel Set Wicker Backgammon Set, 1960s
Located in W Allenhurst, NJ
Beautiful wicker portable backgammon board. Brass hardware and wooden frame completely wrapped in wicker. Brown felt interior and brown and cream triangles for gameplay. Board includ...
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Wicker, Wood

Horn Sailing Boat Figurine
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Set sail into a sea of style with this extraordinary mid-century style horn ship or sailboat accessory, a piece that promises to captivate and intrigue. This unique item is an artful...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Brass

Mid Century Maroon Outsider Ceramic Studio Pottery Tray - Signed
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
An unusual ceramic studio pottery piece that will be fabulous on a coffee table or side table. The piece is created and painted by hand by presumably an outsider artist. It is in an ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Ceramic, Paint

Modernist Abstract Oil Painting on canvas by WNY Artist Kathrin Langley
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist Abstract Oil Painting on canvas by WNY Artist Kathrin Langley ..Well executed,, great use of color, texture . Katherine was known for her abstract and her religious artwor...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Canvas, Paint

Vintage Mid-Century Wooden Csrved Male Head Gentleman Bust Art
Located in London, GB
A wonderfully carved wooden head of a male. Age unknown, but super decorative and skillfully carved from a single piece of heart wood. Heavy and solid and in as found condition. S...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Wood

Stan Bitters Signed Large Mid-Century Modern California Pottery Planter Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful, sumptuously glazed planter/vase by American California studio pottery master potter/ceramists Stan Bitters whose work was instrumental in shaping the organic modernist m...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Pottery

Evelyn Ackerman Animal Wood Carved Panel
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Wood carving by California artist, Evelyn Ackerman, c.1960s. This carving features a hand carved creature. Dimensions 12.5" width x 9.25" depth x 1" height. Condition Good, origina...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Wood

Susana Espinosa Pottery Bird Plate
By Susana Espinosa
Located in Vallejo, CA
Pottery wall plate created by acclaimed Puerto Rican mid century modernist ceramicist, Susana Espinosa. Stylized bird design in the center created through carving and different colored glazes. Terra cotta with a yellow rim. Signed in the bottom right corner and dated 1974. A rare piece depicting an animal rather than her more commonly found designs of faces. Intended to used as a wall hanging with a wire on the back. Marked "PR" on the back indicating this was made in Puerto Rico. Please read her biography copied below. Artist's Biography: "Ceramist and draftswoman. She earned a bachelor’s degree in arts from the Academy of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires in 1953 and worked in a ceramics factory until she opened her own workshop in 1958. She lived in Trinidad from 1961 to 1968, and then settled in Puerto Rico where she worked with Hal Lasky...
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Mid-20th Century Puerto Rican Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Pottery

Beatrice Wood Signed Mid-Century California Pottery Dark Lava Crater Glaze Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderfully designed work by famed American California Studio master ceramist Beatrice Wood featuring a gorgeous, dark, iridescent metallic volcanic lava crater muted glaze. A cla...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Earthenware

Beatrice Wood Signed Rare Mid-Century Luster Lava Glazed Minature Small Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful, absolute gem of a piece by famed American California studio ceramist Beatrice Wood featuring her highly desired gorgeous iridescent luster volcanic (crater) lava glaze. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Earthenware

Vintage Union Jack, Circa 1950s
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a beautiful Union Jack parade flag, dating from the early 1950s, during the early years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. The flag is printed on cotton, with machine-sewn hemmed...
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1950s English Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Cotton

Thomas Dewey & Harry Truman 1948 Presidential Election Campaign Collage
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is a unique commemorative collage, celebrating the 1948 U.S. presidential election between Harry Truman and Thomas Dewey. This one-of-a-kind collage features a Harry Truman signed...
Category

1940s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Metal

Petite Parrot Sculpture attributed to Sergio Bustamante
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Copper, brass and aluminium Parrot on a hoop hanging stand attributed to Sergio Bustamante, circa 1960, Great vintage conditions.
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1960s Mexican Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Metal

Articulated Artist’s Wood Mannequin
Located in Garnerville, NY
A wonderful vintage articulated wood artist's mannequin. A must have for the artist or objet d'art. The interior coils and bands that position the model are in good condition. The qu...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Metal

Mid-Century Rope Barometer Adrien Audoux & Frida Minet
Located in Austin, TX
Rope barometer in a flower shape Audoux Minet, circa 1960.
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1960s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Metal

Vintage Still Life Oil Painting on Board - Signed & Dated - Canada - Circa 1975
Located in Chatham, ON
OSKAR - Vintage floral still life oil painting on artist's canvas board - signed and dated - unframed - Canada - circa 1975. Excellent vintage condition - no loss - no damage - no r...
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Canvas, Paint

Vintage Ceramic Bordallo Pinheiro Cabbage Salt Shaker, Portugal 60s
Located in Escalona, Toledo
Beautiful and unique enameled ceramic salt shaker handmade in the shape of a cabbage leaf from Bordallo Pinheiro. The salt shaker is missing enamel on t...
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1960s Portuguese Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Ceramic

Vintage Ceramic Bordallo Pinheiro Cabbage Leaf Salad Bowl, Portugal 60s
Located in Escalona, Toledo
Beautiful and unique enameled ceramic salad bowl handmade in the shape of a cabbage leaf from Bordallo Pinheiro. The salad bowl is in excellent condition, with no flaws. These pieces, famous from the high society of the 60s, become unique thanks to the fact that none of them are the same as the other because they are handcrafted. In the 1960s, a full set of cabbage dishes...
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1960s Portuguese Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Ceramic

Vintage Ceramic Bordallo Pinheiro Cabbage Tureen Bowl, Portugal 60s
Located in Escalona, Toledo
Beautiful and unique enameled ceramic tureen handmade in the shape of a cabbage leaf from Bordallo Pinheiro. The salad bowl is in excellent condition, with no flaws. Its ladle has a missing tip that is detailed in the image. These pieces, famous from the high society of the 60s, become unique thanks to the fact that none of them are the same as the other because they are handcrafted. In the 1960s, a full set of cabbage dishes...
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1960s Portuguese Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Ceramic

Vintage Belgian Alms Box for Missionary’s in the Congo
Located in New Orleans, LA
This is an unusual, vintage 1950s Mission alms/money-box, which where placed in the shops in Belgium to raise money for the missionaries in the Belgian Congo. If one threw a coin int...
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1950s Belgian Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Plaster

Vintage 1972 Munich Olympics poster by Jacob Lawrence
Located in Los Angeles, CA
W25.5 H40.5 Original vintage poster from the germany olympics for the year 1972. Poster shows well overall with no major areas of wear, minor scratches and areas of distress have b...
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1970s Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Paper

Mid-Century Ceramic Madonna and Child
Located in Chicago, IL
This ceramic representation of the Virgin Mary and Child Jesus is a beautiful example of mid-century modern European studio pottery. Handcrafted by a skilled artisan, this piece embo...
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1950s European Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Ceramic

Italian Big Brass Heron or Crane, 1970s
Located in Morazzone, Varese
Beautiful big size heron or crane, Made in Italy, circa 1970s. The sculpture is made of full brass with gorgeous vintage patina, and in excellent vintage condition. Floor standing - ...
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1970s Italian Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Rope Lamp Lantern Adrien Audoux & Frida Minet
Located in Austin, TX
Midcentury rope lamp lantern by Audoux Minet, circa 1960. Height / 8.8 inches, diameter / 5.5 inches.
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1960s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Rope, Plastic

Mid-Century Rope Umbrella Stand Adrien Audoux & Frida Minet
Located in Austin, TX
Mid-Century Rope Umbrella Stand Adrien Audoux & Frida Minet.
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1950s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Rope

Handmade original Dresden artist dolls / hand puppet - Hansel, 1970s
Located in Schwerin, MV
Handmade original Dresden artist dolls / hand puppet - Hansel, as good as new. Collector's item from the former GDR. Special artist doll, high quality and ...
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1970s German Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Textile

Mid-Century Modern Stylized Figurative Cross
Located in Chicago, IL
This ceramic cross, handcrafted by studio pottery artists in mid-century Europe, presents a stylized figurative scene within its bounds, evoking the rich tradition of religious art r...
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1950s European Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Ceramic

Original Coca-Cola Pop Art Canvas Still Life
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Give your wall some tasty decor with this delicious vintage painting on canvas. Proudly featuring a quartet of iconic glass soda-pop bottles...
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Canvas, Paint

Vintage Mid-Century Male Head Gentleman Bust Statue on Wooden Stand
Located in London, GB
A cast head of a gentleman on a wooden base. Age unknown, but super decorative and skillfully sculpted. Very heavy and solid and in as found condition. Some minor losses to his ex...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Cast Stone

Hand Painted Mexican Folk Art Hanging Wind Chime
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Hand Painted Mexican Folk Art Hanging Wind Chime ,
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1970s Mexican Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Terracotta, String, Wood

Handmade original Dresden artist dolls / hand puppet - indian woman, 1970s
Located in Schwerin, MV
Handmade original Dresden artist dolls / hand puppet with legs - Indian woman, as good as new. Collector's item from the former GDR. Special artist doll wi...
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1970s German Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Textile

Mid-Century Artisanal Crucifix
Located in Chicago, IL
This ceramic crucifix is a profound representation of mid-century modern European studio artistry. Handcrafted with precision and care, it reflects the era's characteristic blend of ...
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1950s European Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Ceramic Cross with Abstract Motif
Located in Chicago, IL
This captivating mid-century modern ceramic cross is a fine example of the era's innovative approach to traditional religious symbolism. Crafted by European studio artists, the cross...
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1950s European Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Figurative Ceramic Cross
Located in Chicago, IL
This handcrafted ceramic cross is a vibrant exemplar of mid-century modern design, infused with the characteristic playfulness and colorfulness of the ...
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1950s European Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

1960 light up three feathers whiskey sign by Schenley
Located in Surrey, BC
A great mcm advertising working whiskey sign light up box . A great piece of advertising in original condition . Three Feathers Blended Whiskey is a v...
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Handmade original Dresden artist dolls / hand puppet - Kasper, 1970s
Located in Schwerin, MV
Handmade original Dresden artist dolls / hand puppet - Kasper, as good as new. Collector's item from the former GDR. Special artist doll, high quality and ...
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1970s German Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Textile

Handmade original Dresden artist dolls / hand puppet - Magician, 1970s
Located in Schwerin, MV
Handmade original Dresden artist dolls / hand puppet - magician, as good as new. Collector's item from the former GDR. Special artist doll with legs, high ...
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1970s German Vintage Mid-Century Modern Folk Art

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Textile

Mid-century Modern folk art for sale on 1stDibs.

Find a broad range of unique Mid-Century Modern folk art for sale on 1stDibs. Many of these items were first offered in the 21st Century and Contemporary, but contemporary artisans have continued to produce works inspired by this style. If you’re looking to add vintage folk art created in this style to your space, the works available on 1stDibs include folk art, decorative objects, wall decorations and other home furnishings, frequently crafted with ceramic, wood and other materials. If you’re shopping for used Mid-Century Modern folk art made in a specific country, there are Europe, North America, and United States pieces for sale on 1stDibs. While there are many designers and brands associated with original folk art, popular names associated with this style include Albert Chubac, Adrien Audoux and Frida Minnet, La Borne Potters, and Beatrice Wood. It’s true that these talented designers have at times inspired knockoffs, but our experienced specialists have partnered with only top vetted sellers to offer authentic pieces that come with a buyer protection guarantee. Prices for folk art differ depending upon multiple factors, including designer, materials, construction methods, condition and provenance. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $41 and tops out at $64,764 while the average work can sell for $1,325.

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