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Andrianna Shamaris Antique Hand Carved Wooden Panel
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful hand carved ancient panel from Toraja, Sulawesi. Symbolizes protection of the home. This ancient carving was sourced in the spirit of wabi-sabi, a Japanese philosophy th...
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Primitive Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Wood, Reclaimed Wood

Set of Four Vintage Swedish Herbaria
Located in Houston, TX
Set of four vintage Swedish herbaria, newly framed in unfinished maple, (circa 1930-1950). Each float-mounted herbarium (botanical) measures (unframed): 15.75 inches high x 9.5 inche...
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Swedish Folk Art Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Maple, Paper

Large Floral Oval Oil on Board Still Life
Located in Redding, CT
Large green glazed earthenware vase. Romantic Victorian style traditional floral still life. Perfect to adorn that romantic home. Warm tones of red and pink flowers such as peonies a...
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Romantic Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Wood, Masonite

1940s Vintage Persian Baktiari Oriental Rug
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Persian Baktiari oriental rug, size 8'0" x 5'6", circa 1940. This brilliant handwoven wool carpet features a dynamic diamond-shaped medallion at center, surrounded by a var...
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Persian Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Wool

Vintage Italian 1940s Lenci Wall Hanging "Shop As Early As You Can" In Felt
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Lenci Italy, 1940s Felt wall hanging “Shop early as you can”. Signed Lenci. Measures: H 115 x W 76 cm.
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Italian Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Felt

1940s Vintage Persian Heriz Karaja Rug
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Persian Heriz Karaja Oriental rug, size 4'5" x 3'4", circa 1930-1940. This handsome hand-woven geometric rug features multiple medallions in the softly hued sand-brown fiel...
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Persian Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Wool

1940s Vintage Persian Kerman Oriental Rug
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Persian Kerman Oriental rug, size 6'9" x 4'0", circa 1940. This lovely handwoven Persian carpet features a elegant floral medallion on a soft ivory field, with tones of lig...
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Persian Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Wool

Midcentury Impressionist Painting of an English Landscape
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Great painting of a stylised English landscape Oil on canvas Initialed J.F bottom right. Artist unknown. Presented in an 18th century distressed giltwood frame. The m...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Canvas, Wood

Stylised Portrait of a Lady, Iris Hardcastle, circa 1940
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful image of a lady in an interior. Oil on canvas, unsigned. The artist is Iris Hardcastle. She is a Leeds/Bradford artist (North England) who worked in the 1940s. She ha...
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English Expressionist Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Canvas, Oak

Original Artwork for a Detective Newspaper Strip, 1940s
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Amazing artwork for a story by James Hadley Chase. So evocative of this period. We have found no record of this story, A Medal for Miss Lantis, so presumably it was never publishe...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Paper

Original Monochrome Fashion Drawing, Pat Kerr, 1946
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
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...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Paper

Original Paul Lauritz High Sierras Nine Lake Basin Early California Oil Painting
Located in Tustin, CA
"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...
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American Other Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Masonite

Amazing Raoul Dufy Aubusson Tapestry--Signed
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautiful, surrealistic design from important early 20th century French modernist painter Raoul Dufy. Titled "La Chevauchee" Signed on the front and cloth label on back. Silkscreen p...
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Linen

Portrait Colorful Oil Painting of Mystical Women by Franz Cižek Czech, 1946
Located in London, GB
Expressionist portrait of purple veiled and masked women in intense and non-naturalistic colors blue, green and red holding a yellow card in one hand and fan in the other. Oil painti...
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Czech Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Grande Imperiale Buccellati Sterling Silver 3-D Wall Decor Italian Hollowware
Located in Big Bend, WI
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...
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Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Sterling Silver

Framed Scandinavian Traditional Embroidered Blouse
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Visually striking Danish traditional blouse in off-white with blue embroidery reminiscent of a vyshyvanka decorative shirt, but Scandinavian in origin. Frame has protected the fabric...
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Danish Rustic Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Silk, Glass, Wood

Impressionist Portrait of Women in Blue Oil Painting 1944
Located in London, GB
Female portrait of a striking women sitting, in fur coat and hat, painted in blue tones with strong brushwork. Oil painting on canvas is made in 1944 signed JC and is housed in a sil...
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European Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Decorative Antique Red Metal Tricycle Seat Collection of 9
Located in Stamford, CT
A collection of 9 antique and vintage red metal tricycle seat collection. Each one different. A wonderful whimsical display. Can be displayed a multitude of ways. They range in size ...
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American American Classical Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Metal

1943 Antique Cast Aluminum Art Deco Building Facade from John Marshall HS
Located in New York, NY
Antique 1943 Newman Manufacturing Co. cast aluminum Art Deco facade salvaged from a school. The back is stamped John Marshall High School. Alcoa 43. This can be seen at our 400 Gilli...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Aluminum

Vintage American Handmade Patchwork "Houses at Night" Quilt in Pink and White
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
USA, vintage Pink and white “Houses at night” patchwork quilt. Measures: H 208 x W 200 cm.
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American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Cotton

Lucite Dimensional Sculptural Panels Custom Framed Pair of Vintage
Located in North Miami, FL
This pair of absolutely stunning tall dimensional, sculptural and textural 1940s Lucite panels are newly custom framed. The Lucite panels look and feel like textural running water. T...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Linen, Lucite, Wood

Folk Art Glass Shard Cat Picture
Located in Riverdale, NY
Charming Folk Art glass shard cat picture set within a grey washed handmade wood frame. Made with glass shard mosaics by hand depicting in an image of a cat peering out a window in s...
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North American Folk Art Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Glass

"Stomping Grapes," Art Deco Etched/Enameled Mirrored Panel with Winemaking Scene
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Remarkable in its size, ambition and complexity, this large Art Deco mirrored panel depicts a grape stomping scene at its center, surrounded by a farm scene full of life, executed in...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Glass

Exceptional, 1940s Series of Six Sconces by Georges Jouve
Located in Paris, FR
Six exceptional, 1940s ceramic big size sconces "Matelot" model by Georges Jouve, with two branches. Monogram on the back of each except for the non-glazed one with the dark red vest...
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Ceramic

Robert Pansart Églomisé Glass Mirror Wall-Mounted Panel, a Pair
Located in Atlanta, GA
A stunning 1940s pair of églomisé mirrored glass wall-mounted panels by Robert Pansart, (1909-1973). Elongated shape with Asian-inspired design (chinoiserie) featuring a man and a wo...
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French Neoclassical Revival Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Glass, Mirror, Wood

Set of Nine Framed American Typography Pages, 1938
Located in Downingtown, PA
Set of nine framed American typography pages From new letters and lettering by Paul Carlyle & Guy Oring, Originally published, 1938 The pages now mounted in black frames. Each p...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Paper

John Ferren Oil on Paper
Located in Waltham, MA
Abstract Expressionist oil and acrylic on paper by American artist John Ferren. Ferren was a student of Hans Hoffmann and had over 40 exhibitions during his lifetime. Included in num...
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Wood, Paint, Paper

Still Life with Flowers Painting, Oil on Canvas, 1940
Located in Albignasego, IT
Albert B. Mulder, (1897-1972) Painting depicting a glass vase containing a bouquet of flowers. Original golden carved frame, 1940. Measures: 30 cm x 40 cm (frame excluded) 1...
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German Folk Art Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Paint

Decorative Panel
Located in Paris, FR
Rectangular decorative panel made in glass presenting a lush vegetation and animals. Signed lower right.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Glass

1949 Rattan Framed Crane Barkcloth Fabric Sample by Spectrum
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Framed crane barkcloth fabric sample by the Spectrum Company, circa 1949.          
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American Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Paper

Hilly Landscape Nature Painting Italian Oil on Canvas 1930
Located in Albignasego, IT
Hilly landscape Measures: 50 cm x 45 cm 65 cm x 60 cm framed 19.7 in x 17.7 in 25.6 in x 23.6 in framed Oil painting on board. Dense, material painting that gives stru...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Other

French Faience Oyster Plate with Bird Moustiers Style
Located in The Hills, TX
French faience oyster plate with Bird Moustiers style signed Martres Tolosane, circa 1940.  
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French French Provincial Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Faience

Decorative Lacquer Panel Midcentury by P. Paulin theme “Heaven on Earth’’
Located in Miami, FL
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...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Lacquer

Running Horses Abstract Impressionist Oil Painting
Located in Rochester, NY
"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 midcentury artist worki...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Gesso, Wood, Paint

Small Oil Painting by California Plein Air Painter Joane Cromwell
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
A small oil on board painting of Southern California Sycamores by noted Laguna Beach artist Joane Cromwell (1895-1969). Cromwell lived and worked in various places including Laguna B...
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American Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Masonite

Large Oil Painting, Surrealistic Portrait of a Lady Signed O. Tornejal 1942
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Large surrealistic portrait of a lady, Signed O. Tornejal, 1942  This mesmerizing and abstract expressionism period painting was found in and bought from a Parisian cafe in the 1980...
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French Expressionist Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Canvas, Wood

Antique Painting through the Woods, '1945'
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A signed circa 1945 artwork by John C Jager. Brought in Holland. On canvas, framed in a hand blackened frame.  Condition: Good - one small tear (see photos).   
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Dutch Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Canvas

Autumn Trees Still Life Oil on Board
Located in Redding, CT
Autumn trees still life oil on board. Signed H. Ernhardt. Nice pastoral fall scene. Inscription says 1940s near Acton school house. Acton, Indiana. Frame is solid wood and hand carve...
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American Arts and Crafts Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Wood

Angelo Testa Print on Canvas
Located in Pawtucket, RI
Whimsical print on canvas by noted artist and textile designer Angelo Testa. Large print depicting dogs and other biomorphic shaped animals.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Canvas

Sensenich Propeller
Located in Oakville, CT
This is a 7'-7" Sensenich wooden propeller.
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American American Craftsman Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Steel

Painting from the 1940s, Golden, Blue, Chocolate
Located in New York, NY
Decorative painting from the 1940s.
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Acrylic

Painting from the 1940s
Located in New York, NY
Decorative painting from the 1940s.
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Acrylic

Birger Kaipiainen Hanging Platter with Decoration, Finland, 1944
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Ceramic hanging platter with decoration on blue fund. Birger Johannes Kaipiainen (1915-88) graduated from the Central School of Arts & Crafts of Helsinki and worked for Finnish ce...
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Finnish Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Ceramic

Painting from the 1940s, Sitting Lady, Red, Blue, Yellow and White
Located in New York, NY
Decorative painting from the 1940s. Sitting lady.
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Acrylic

Very Large 1940's Signed Genre Painting
Located in Redding, CT
Very Large 1940's signed genre painting by A. DeDobanicis. Nice gray and blue tones make up this image of two men and a woman watching entertainment from an outdoor bandstand.
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American American Classical Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Wood, Canvas

Large Portrait of a Woman by Alphaeus Philemon Cole
Located in Redding, CT
Large Portrait of a Woman by Alphaeus Philemon Cole. (1876-1988) signed lower left. Alphaeus Philemon Cole was an American artist, engraver and etcher. He was born in Jersey City, N...
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American American Classical Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Canvas, Giltwood

Birger Kaipiainen Ceramic Hanging Platter with Decoration, Finland, 1945
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Ceramic hanging platter with decoration on blue fund. Birger Johannes Kaipiainen (1915-1988) graduated from the Central School of Arts & Crafts of Helsinki and worked for Finnish ...
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Finnish Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Ceramic

Antique Framed Fraternal Cloth Welcome Banner
Located in Stamford, CT
Antique custom framed cloth fraternal organization banner. Measures: 25" high and 23" wide.
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Fabric

Signed Oil on Canvas Landscape Painting Titled "Sunny Sunday" by Richard Olive
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Signed oil on canvas landscape painting titled "Sunny Sunday" by listed New York artist Richard Clive.
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American American Craftsman Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Canvas

French 'Restaurant' Sign
Located in Chicago, IL
A very cool French hand painted wrought iron "Restaurant" sign.
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Wrought Iron

Vintage Märta Måås-Fjetterström Wall Tapestry in Antique Frame
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Beautiful handwoven wall tapestry 'Maljan' in antique frame. Handwoven at Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, Båstad, Sweden and Signed ABMMF. Märta Måås-Fjetterström (1873-1941), consid...
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Swedish Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Wool

1940s Porcelain Flower Shadow Box
Located in Stamford, CT
Beautiful and intricate porcelain floral high relief decorations mounted in a shadow box. A tiny piece of porcelain is tucked in a corner inside the shadow box. Where it came from i...
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Porcelain

Vintage Birger Kaipiainen Ceramic Hanging Platter
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Amazing Birger Kaipiainen ceramic hanging platter with decoration on pink fund. Birger Johannes Kaipiainen (1915-1988) graduated from the Central School of Arts & Crafts of Helsin...
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Finnish Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Ceramic

1940s Large Decorative Panel by Rosenau, Fishing Port Scene, Marquetry, France
Located in Barcelona, ES
Splendid large decorative panel with a fishing port scene. Walnut, burr walnut, maple, ash, mahogany, ebony, Macassar ebony and stained woods marquetry, French polish. Sign in the m...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

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Mahogany, Maple, Walnut, Ash, Ebony

French Faience Plate Henriot Quimper, circa 1940
Located in The Hills, TX
Large French faience plate with a Breton playing music signed Henriot Quimper, circa 1940.
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French Rustic Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Faience

French Painting of a Classical Bust by Durand Louis
Located in Pasadena, CA
This oil on board by French painter, Durand Louis, features a rendering of a classical bust of an older man. Louis' expressive depiction brings the statue to life as the subject look...
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Wood

Frohse Anatomical Chart by A.J. Nystrom, Plate No. 8: Digestive System, 1947
Located in San Francisco, CA
An impressively sized and meticulously executed American Frohse pulldown anatomical chart depicting the human digestive system, published by A.J. Nystrom & Co., Chicago. Plate No. 8...
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American Industrial Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Metal

French Brown Majolica Oyster Plate, circa 1940
Located in The Hills, TX
French brown Majolica oyster plate signed Luneville circa 1940.
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French French Provincial Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Ceramic

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