1940s Decorative Art

Original Paul Lauritz High Sierras Nine Lake Basin Early California Oil Painting
Original Paul Lauritz High Sierras Nine Lake Ba...
Paul Lauritz
Vintage 1940s American Other Paintings
Masonite
"High Sierras, Nine Lake Basin" painting depicts a rugged, snowy mountain scene in the Sierra Nevada mountains, with large rocks and a lake shore with pine trees in the foreground an...
Decorative Panel Lacquer Midcentury by P. Paulin “Heaven on Earth’’
Decorative Panel Lacquer Midcentury by P. Pauli...
Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Lacquer
French painter and master glassmaker, Beaux Art School in Lyon , born in 1907 . He sudied with G. Decote who used to work with Gustave Moreau. He is inspired by the symbolist movemen...
Impressionist Landscape Painting by F. Koops
Impressionist Landscape Painting by F. Koops
Vintage 1940s Decorative Art
5-2684, impressionist landscape oil painting on masonite by F. Koops set in a 3.5"; wide custom wood gilt frame Image size 19.5 x 14.5"
Oil on Canvas "A Choir of Birds"
Oil on Canvas "A Choir of Birds"
Jan van Kessel the Elder
Vintage 1940s European Paintings
A very decorative painting in the style of Jan van Kessel the Elder. The "Dawn Chorus" of birdsong is a natural phenomenon in temperate climates, particularly in springtime...
German Mountain Landscape Oil Painting, circa 1940
German Mountain Landscape Oil Painting, circa 1940
Vintage 1940s German Expressionist Paintings
Canvas, Oil
An oil on board painting with a foreground of rocks and alpine flowers above a lake and mountains in the background. Signed by German artist Anton Baur. In a black and gilt frame.
North African Waterfront Painting
North African Waterfront Painting
Vintage 1940s English Paintings
Vintage North African seaside oil on board painting. French or English. No signature.  
Charcoal Figural Drawing circa 1945 by Cahlas
Charcoal Figural Drawing circa 1945 by Cahlas
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American Drawings
Paper
Fabulous Bauhaus charcoal figural drawing on paper circa 1945 found in a period distressed frame. Signed Cahlas NY 45. Great scale! Image size is 23.50 inches high by 17.25 inches w...
 Impressionist  Abstract  Painting
Impressionist Abstract Painting
Sheila Hendricks
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Gesso, Wood, Paint, Oil
"Horses Running", a bold abstract impressionist oil painting with heavy impasto. By Sheila Hedricks. Oil on board. In a period handmade frame. Hendricks was a Mid-Century artist work...
Landscape Painting, circa 1940
Landscape Painting, circa 1940
Richard Clive
Vintage 1940s American American Craftsman Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A landscape oil on canvas painting entitled Sunny Sunday. Signed by listed New York artist Richard Clive.
Max Ernst "Correspondances Dangereuses" Etching
Max Ernst
Vintage 1940s German Modern Drawings
Paper
Max Ernst German, 1891-1976 Correspondances dangereuses (Spies & Leppien 25) 1947 Etching and drypoint Edition of 70 (total edition included 15 artist's proofs) Signed Max Er...
Diana Vreeland, New York, 1979, Large Color Pho...
Horst P. Horst
Vintage 1940s German Modern Photography
Diana Vreeland, New York, 1979 by Horst P. Horst Archival pigment print Image size: 50 in. H x 50 in. W Edition of 5 Limited editions printed under the supervision of the Horst E...
Five Studded Metal Panels
Vintage 1940s French Panelling
Five wood framed metal studded panels from France.
Diana Vreeland in Her Garden in Hell NYC Apartm...
Horst P. Horst
Vintage 1940s German Modern Photography
Diana Vreeland, New York 1979 by Horst P. Horst Diana Vreeland apartment "Garden in Hell" by Billy Baldwin Image size 15.7" x 15.7" Sheet size 19.7" x 19.7" Framed size 20.5 x ...
Donna Marella Agnelli, Forte dei Marmi, 1967, F...
Horst P. Horst
Vintage 1940s German Modern Photography
Donna Marella Agnelli, Forte dei Marmi, 1967 by Horst P. Horst image size 15.7" x 15.7" sheet size 18.9" x 18.9" Framed size 20.5 x 20.5 inches Edition 1 of 10 Limited edition...
Majolica Palissy Portuguese Crab Wall Platter, ...
Caldas Da Rainha
Vintage 1940s Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic
Majolica faience Palissy Portuguese crab platter, circa 1940. Decorated with mussels and shells, Signed Caldas da Rainha. Nautical.
Majolica Palissy Portuguese Crab Wall Platter, ...
Caldas Da Rainha
Vintage 1940s Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic
Majolica faience Palissy Portuguese crab platter, circa 1940. Decorated with mussels and shells, Signed Caldas da Rainha.
1940s Coca Cola Soda Advertising Thermometer Sign
Coca Cola Bottling Co.
Vintage 1940s American Signs
Tin
Thermometers were just one item in this larger strategy of “practical” advertising that included chalkboards, light fixtures, and “push” and “pull” door signs, all of which were desi...
Majolica Palissy Portuguese Lobster Wall Platte...
Caldas Da Rainha
Vintage 1940s Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Majolica
Large Majolica Palissy Portuguese lobster platter, circa 1940. Decorated with mussels and shells, Caldas da Rainha.
Majolica Palissy Portuguese Lobster Wall Platte...
Caldas Da Rainha
Vintage 1940s Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Majolica
Large Majolica Palissy Portuguese lobster platter, circa 1940. Decorated with mussels and shells, Caldas da Rainha.
Early 20th Century African Warrior Shield
Vintage 1940s Congolese Decorative Art
Early 20th century African warrior shield.
Early 20th Century African Warrior Shield
Vintage 1940s Congolese Decorative Art
Early 20th century African warrior shield.
1947 AAA New Jersey Automotive Club Tin Thermom...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American Signs
Tin
Advertising thermometers first appeared in the 1900s and were widespread in the United States by the 1920s. Intended to be hung outside, the earliest were made of metals like tin, pl...
Vintage Turkish Flat-Woven Rug, Small Size, wit...
Vintage 1940s Turkish Turkish Rugs
Wool
A vintage Turkish Kilim flat-woven rug, circa 1940-1950, size: 3'9 H x 2'9 W. This unique handwoven wool rug, which is a flat-weave with no upward pile, is characterized by a stylize...
Majolica Portuguese Palissy Lobster Platter, ci...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s Portuguese Decorative Art
Majolica
Majolica Portuguese Palissy lobster platter, circa 1940. A large red lobster who lay down on the sand surrounded by shells and seaweeds on a brown background. This piece can be att...
Fernand Leger - Ceramic Sculpture - 1947
Fernand Léger
Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic
Unique piece signed F. Leger and dated 1947. It was probably and formerly put on a metal frame. A very heavy piece wonderfully executed. Note that another sculpture by Leger is ava...
Fernand Leger - Ceramic Sculpture - 1947
Fernand Léger
Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic
Unique piece signed F. Leger and dated 1947. It was probably and formerly put on a metal frame. A very heavy piece wonderfully executed. Note that another sculpture by Fernand Lege...
1940s French Factory Large Ion and Bakelite Swi...
Vintage 1940s French Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass, Porcelain, Iron, Bakelite
Industrial iron vintage electric switchboard, circa 1940 from a French factory, Bakelte big switches with top light rewired for any E27 220 volt screw bulb. Turns on and off with met...
Simone Colombier Abstract Gouache, Bordeaux Sch...
Simone Colombier
Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Framed abstract gouache on paper by French painter Simone Colombier. Signed and dated 1947. Simone Colombier took part of the abstract movement in Bordeaux, France in the mid-1940s...
Set of Three Wall Reliefs
Vintage 1940s French Decorative Art
Plaster
Decorative wall reliefs made out of plaster. Note the intricate design of the body. The base measures 7" x 4".
Vintage 1940s Southern Pacific Lines Motor Tran...
Pacific Motor Transport Co.
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs
Porcelain
Porcelain sign was normally hung outside of the bus station advertising Southern Pacific Lines.
1948 Raymond J. Wendell Oil on Canvas, "I Can't...
Raymond Wendell
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Raymond J Wendell (American, 1917 - ?) was a prolific artist, adept at portraits, commercial art, surrealism and figure studies, in oils and watercolors. Wendell served in the U.S. N...
Dutch Winter Scene Painting
Vintage 1940s Paintings
5-2568 impressionist style oil painting of a Dutch winter scene. Set in a giltwood frame image size 17.5x23.5" Oil on canvas applied to board.
David Lord Self Portrait, 1947
David Lord
Vintage 1940s English Expressionist Paintings
Paper
Wonderfully creative self portrait and use of amazing colors. Gouache on paper. Unsigned. The paper has been laid on to a panel. It is presented in a distressed 18th Century gilt...
Billy Seay (1922-2012) Airbrush Cockatoo Hawaii...
Turner Manufacturing Company, Bill Seay
Vintage 1940s American International Style Decorative Art
Wood, Paint, Paper
Billy Seay Airbrushed Cockatoo (original airbrushed over a print) for the Turner Company, circa 1947, in the original mirrored frame. A great example of the post-WWII Hawaiian and ...
Antique European Greek Art Plaque Relief in Pla...
Vintage 1940s Belgian Decorative Art
Plaster
Uncovered in Belgium, this 1940s plaster wall plaque has a very Classical Greek subject matter, showing four figures in flowing robes, two of which appear to be men and two women. Th...
Vintage Anatomical Human Front Skeleton Structu...
Vintage 1940s German Posters
Linen, Paper
Vintage pull-down anatomical human chart, print of a painting for Original Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Germany. The chart is part of the series: Biologisch-hygienisches Unterichtswerk ...
Midcentury Italian Ceramic Mural of Three Cubis...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic, Wood
An Italian ceramic mural by F. Tanciullacci of three cubist women at a cocktail part, signed on back: 'F. Tanciullacci - Montelupo - Italy'. Ceramic in perfect condition, crackled pa...
Vintage Brown and White African Large Artisanal...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s Equatorial Guinean Tribal Wall-mounted Sculptures
Cowhide, Wood
Vintage brown and white African large artisanal cowhide warrior shield. Handcrafted hard oval shape leather shield with handle in the back and polished wooden rod. The intricate cut ...
1940s Vintage Black & White Porcelain EXIT Sign
Vintage 1940s American Industrial Decorative Art
Cool 1940s porcelain EXIT sign. Measuring: 18 in long x 5 in. Please be sure to check our storefront for more pieces ranging from primitive, Mid Century and Industrial. Any questions...
Vintage Birger Kaipiainen Ceramic Hanging Platter
Birger Kaipiainen
Vintage 1940s Finnish Decorative Art
Ceramic
Amazing Birger Kaipiainen ceramic hanging platter with decoration on pink fund.
Pablo Picasso Madoura Ceramic Black Face Plate ...
Madoura, Pablo Picasso
Vintage 1940s French Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
Pablo Picasso ceramic plate black face - Plate J. White earthenware clay, knife engraved underglaze and engobes decoration. Executed in an edition of 100 copies. Stamped and marked '...
Set of Nine Hand-Painted Faience Dinner Plates ...
Stig Lindberg
Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Ceramics
Earthenware, Faience
This set of faience dinner plates (nine altogether, though only eight appear in the group photograph) was created by Stig Lindberg in the late 1940s to celebrate the various regions ...
Pablo Picasso Madoura Ceramic Plate Four Enlace...
Madoura, Pablo Picasso
Vintage 1940s French Modern Ceramics
Earthenware
Very rare Pablo Picasso round square glazed ceramic plate - Four enlaced profiles ("Quatre profils enlacés"). White earthenware clay, engobe and glaze decoration. Executed in an edit...
Original Nicholas Takis Nude Erotic 1940s Painting
Vintage 1940s Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
An iconic Nicholas Takis 1940s painting depicting nude girls in various poses. Classic composition painted by the master painter with correct execution of scale and form unique to hi...
Original Monochrome Fashion Drawing, Pat Kerr, ...
Pat Kerr
Vintage 1940s English Mid-Century Modern Drawings
Paper
Wonderful pen and ink drawing by Pat Kerr, 1946. So evocative of the 1940s. On card. Unsigned. Presented in the original black lacquer frame. Drawn for A & C Kay, New Bond S...
Five French Dried, Pressed and Framed Botanical...
Vintage 1940s Belgian Rustic Decorative Art
A set of dried, pressed and framed botanical specimens, plants and flowers with botanical descriptions Calligraphed in Latin and French. These old pieces are elegantly floated in off...
Majolica Palissy Portuguese Lobster Wall Platte...
Caldas Da Rainha
Vintage 1940s Portuguese Majolica Pottery Decorative Art
Majolica
Large Majolica Portuguese Palissy lobster platter with seaweeds and shells signed Caldas de Rainha, circa 1940.

Frances Beatrice Lieberman Painting

By Frances Beatrice Liberman
Frances Beatrice Lieberman Painting
Frances Beatrice Liberman
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Gold Leaf, Wood, Paint
1930s-1940s oil on board by Frances Beatrice Lieberman (1911-2002). Lieberman studied at the California School of Fine Art. Frances Lieberman was a painter, sculptor, realism, impres...
Grande Imperiale Buccellati Sterling Silver 3-D...
Mario Buccellati
Vintage 1940s Decorative Art
Sterling Silver
Massive grande imperiale by Buccellati sterling one-of-a-kind custom-made headboard or wall decoration with brace for hanging. It features a 3-D leaf design with center cartouche wit...
Vintage Birger Kaipiainen Ceramic Platter
Birger Kaipiainen
Vintage 1940s Finnish Ceramics
Ceramic
Lovely vintage ceramic hanging platter with decoration on light blue fund. Signed.
Framed French 1940s Needlepoint Abstract Art
Vintage 1940s French Decorative Art
Textile
Vintage needlepoint abstract art from France in the 1940s, inset in a simple white frame.
Watercolor Painting-Venice Canal Scene
Vintage 1940s Decorative Art
Paper, Watercolor
#3-754, original Italian watercolor on paper displayed in a mat, circa 1940s. Unframed image size: 11 H x 9 W.
Superb Pair of Silk Embroidered Panels
Vintage 1940s French Tapestries
Silk
A pairnoffine silk embroidered vertical panels framed and under glass. Having beautiful hand-sewn floral designs in colorful hues, lovely giltwood frames, and of desirable size and p...
Ceramic Tiles Mid Century Modern Wall Art
Jospeh Roelants
Vintage 1940s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic
Big Mid Century Modern Art by Joseph Roelants for Gilliot & Cie 1948 Joseph Roelants (1881-1962) was appointed in 1919 as a designer of tiles and decorative ceramic panels. His work...
Lithograph after a Henri Matisse Drawing
Henri Matisse
Vintage 1940s French Decorative Art
Paper
Wonderful lithograph after a line drawing of 1942 #I9 signed and dated in the in the plate. Vélin Paper Image size 9" x 12" From a rare book "Henri Matisse: Designs, Themes and Var...
Lithograph after a Henri Matisse Drawing
Henri Matisse
Vintage 1940s French Decorative Art
Wonderful lithograph after a line drawing of 1947 #B7 signed and dated in the in the plate. Vélin Paper Image size 9" x 12" From a rare book "Henri Matisse: Designs, Themes and Var...
1948 Raymond Wendell Oil on Canvas Titled "Mother"
Raymond Wendell
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Canvas, Wood, Oil
Raymond J Wendell (American, 1917 - ?) was a prolific artist, adept at portraits, commercial art, surrealism, and figure studies, in oils and watercolors. Wendell served in the U.S. ...
"Galloping Horse" Art Deco Plaque by Waylande G...
Waylande Desantis Gregory
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Decorative Art
Ceramic
Glazed in brilliant white, deep red, gold and black, this striking round plaque was made by Waylande Gregory, the renowned WPA sculptor and innovative ceramicist. Prodigious and inde...
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