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Painting from the 1940s, Red, Blue and Yellow, Mid-Century, New Framing, Art
Located in New York, NY
Decorative painting from the 1940s. Red, blue and yellow. Children playing on a bicycle. Framed in a beautiful gold frame with a linen liner.
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Acrylic

Painting from the 1940s, Midcentury, New Framing, Red, Blue, Yellow and White
Located in New York, NY
Decorative painting from the 1940s. Sitting lady. Painting is framed with a beautiful gold frame and a linen liner.
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Acrylic

Painting from the 1940s, Midcentury, Framed, Golden, Blue, Chocolate and White
Located in New York, NY
Decorative painting from the 1940s. Painting has a beautiful gold frame with a linen liner.
Category

American Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Acrylic

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

Materials

Paper

40s Painting, Decorativeart, French, Oil on Canvas, "The discovery of Antilles"
Located in Valladolid, ES
Oil on canvas - O / L - The Discovery of the Antilles Splendid large-scale work of art that presents a fresh and original scene with ship tints, with great detail and an explosion o...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Canvas, Paint

Original Fashion Drawing, Pat Kerr, 1946
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful ink and wash by Pat Kerr, 1946. So evocative of the 1940s. On card. Unsigned. Presented in an antique water gilded frame Drawn for A & C Kay, New Bond St. London. ...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

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

Materials

Paper

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

Materials

Paper

Stylized Portrait of a Lady, Iris Hardcastle, circa 1940
By Iris Hardcastle
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

Materials

Canvas, Oak

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

Materials

Linen

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

Materials

Linen, Lucite, Wood

Peter William Ibbetson, Stylized Female Nude, British, circa 1940
By Peter William Ibbetson
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
A wonderful ink drawing on brown paper of a female nude by Peter William Ibbetson, an artist with good pedigree. He was responsible for the Science Mural at the festival of Britai...
Category

English Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Paper

Majolica Palissy Portuguese Spider Crab Wall Platter, circa 1940
Located in The Hills, TX
Majolica faience Palissy Portuguese spidercrab platter, circa 1940. Decorated with mussels and shells, Nautical.
Category

Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Faience, Majolica, Ceramic

Beautiful Handmade Peruvian Naive Style Crewelwork
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A wonderful handmade crewelwork Peruvian stretched for wall display as a striking large impactful piece of art. The subject is naive in style with mountains, sun, figures and animals...
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Peruvian Folk Art Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Textile

Claudius Linossier, Copper Work, Face of Christ, Signed, France
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Claudius Linossier (1893-1953), Copper Work, Face of Christ, Signed on the bottom right corner, France, circa 1940. Measures: Height 45 cm, width 37 cm.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Copper

Large Pressed Botanical Framed under Glass from Sweden
Located in Austin, TX
A handsome large Swedish decorative pressed botanical, circa 1940, featuring six herbal plants mounted to a matted board in a square wooden frame under glass. Dimensions are H 39 ...
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Swedish Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper, Organic Material

Large Pressed Botanical Framed Under Glass from Sweden
Located in Austin, TX
A handsome large Swedish decorative pressed botanical, circa 1940, featuring six herbal plants mounted to a matted board, with individual taxonomy cards. In a square wooden frame und...
Category

Swedish Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Organic Material, Glass, Wood, Paper

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

Materials

Lacquer

1 of the 55 Pieces of Jugendstil Tiles with Greyblue Bindweed, circa 1940
Located in Rijssen, NL
55 pieces of Jugendstil tiles with grey blue bindweed. The dimensions per tile are inch (15 cm) × inch (15 cm). Please note that the piece is for one piece! Condition is general...
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Belgian Folk Art Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Ceramic

Set of 6 1940s Dutch Herbarium or Botanicals
Located in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Set of 6 Dutch framed herbariums dating from the 1940's. They are framed in an A3 frame with A4 mount. More available. Dimensions: 13 inches (33 cms) wide 0.75 inches (2 cms...
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German Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Plastic

Vintage Birger Kaipiainen Ceramic Hanging Platter with Decoration, Finland 1940s
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Birger Kaipiainen 1940's, Finland Ceramic hanging platter with decoration on light blue fund. Signed. Birger Johannes Kaipiainen (1915-88) graduated from the Central School o...
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Finnish Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Swedish Framed Embroidery of a Native Woman in a Tropical Environment
Located in Stockholm, SE
Vintage Swedish framed embroidery of a native woman in a tropical environment. A "Bloomsbury" bohemian style embroidery made in the 1940s. A dreamy kind of scene emerge from an unkno...
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Swedish Bohemian Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Wool, Cotton

A.D. Greer “Colors of the Rainbow” Large Oil Painting in Baroque Frame, 1940s
By A.D. Greer
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large and lovely 1940s floral still life oil painting on canvas titled "Colors of the Rainbow" by American artist A.D. Greer (b. 1904–1998) in original gilt baroque frame. A col...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Plaster, Giltwood, Canvas, Paint

Vintage 1940’s Mexican Coca Cola Tin Sign
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare 1940’s Mexican metal Coca Cola tin sign.  
Category

Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

Early Carta Blanca Beer Sign. Mexico, 1940’s.
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare Carta Blanca beer porcelain metal sign. Mexico, ca. 1940’s.
Category

Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

Antique 1940s Framed Woodcut for a Circus Poster
Located in Hudson, NY
A beautiful and engaging antique 1940s framed woodcut made for printing circus posters. Wonderful image of a female ringleader with top hat and bow tie and long black gloves with mus...
Category

American Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Hardwood

Italian Impressionist Coastal Landscape by Sima
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3766 Italian coastal landscape set in a hand carved wood frame Image size: 9.5 x 7.5 Signed Sima.
Category

Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Paint

Hand Colored Bird Engraving
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3773 hand colored bird engraving by Hullmandel and Watson. Set in a custom giltwood frame Image size: 11.5 x 17.5".
Category

Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Paper

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.
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Canvas

Italian Inlaid Wood(Marquetry) Neapolitan Terrace View Wall Panel
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
2-315 Italian wall panel with various wood inlay depicting a Neapolitan terrace with a view of mount Vesuvius.   
Category

Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Boxwood

Robert Pansart Églomisé Glass Mirror Wall-Mounted Panel, Asian Character, 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...
Category

French Neoclassical Revival Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Glass, Mirror, Wood

Antique, Carved Wood Tennis Fishing, Shooting Trophy
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
German sport, tennis trophy. A carved oak commemorative plate dedicated, 'to COL. Oswald, DSO., on the first anniversary, in May 1947, the Oswald House, in Marienheide, Germany.' Th...
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German Arts and Crafts Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Oak

Framed Set of 5 Pastel Blue and White Medallions in Pate Sur Pate Style
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Depicting mythological figures and Victorian portrait busts set against black velvet matin a giltwood cove moulded hexagonal frame. Medallions are unsigned. Measure: 5" diameter.
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French Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Glass, Wood

Fabulous Pair of Hollywood Regency Framed 3D Buddhas with Greek Key Border
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A superb pair of Hollywood Regency sculptural relief Buddha heads mounted on grasscloth backgrounds and framed stylishly in ebonized frames with gold and celadon green Greek key bord...
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American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Composition

Very Rare Harry Bertoia Monoprint on Rice Paper
Located in Munich, DE
Purchased at la modern around 20 years ago. It´s the size of the work - not the frame.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Paper

Very Rare Harry Bertoia Monoprint on Rice Paper
Located in Munich, DE
Purchased at la modern around 20 years ago. Size is of the visible picture inside passe-partout.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Paint

Original Paul Lauritz High Sierras Nine Lake Basin Early California Oil Painting
By Paul Lauritz
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

Materials

Masonite

Werkstatte Hagenauer Wien, Dove/Bird, Resin/Brass, Sculpture, Signed
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Very stylized dove/bird in brass and resin for the WHW studio. Designed by Franz Hagenauer, circa 1940s-1950s. Signed in bottom. (Hagenauer, Vienna, hand work, made in Austria).
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Austrian Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Brass

XL Hand Painted Shop Sign From France, Circa 1940
Located in Nashville, TN
XL Hand Painted Shop Sign From France, Circa 1940. Very unusual size with fantastic color and patina.
Category

European Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Pine

French Blue and White Faience Oyster Platter Moustiers Style, circa 1940
Located in The Hills, TX
French blue and white Faience oyster platter Moustiers style, circa 1940. Measure: 13 inches diameter.
Category

French French Provincial Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Faience

Early 20th Century Oil on Canvas Painting of Bedouins on Horseback
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
A small and charming early 20th century oil on canvas painting of Bedouin chieftains on horseback in a desert landscape.
Category

Unknown Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Canvas

1940s Oil on Canvas Portrait "Girl with Flowers" by William Lonnberg
By William Lonnberg
Located in London, GB
William Lonnberg, (1887-1949) "Girl with Flowers" reputed to be the artist's daughter. William was a Scandinavian Modernist artist whose work is hanging in the National Gallery in ...
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Finnish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Canvas, Wood

Vintage Birger Kaipiainen Decorated Ceramic Hanging Platter, Finland, 1940s
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Birger Kaipiainen Finland, 1940s Ceramic hanging platter with decoration on blue fund. Birger Johannes Kaipiainen (1915-88) graduated from the Central School of Arts and Craft...
Category

Finnish Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Ceramic

Art Deco Painting by Georges Guinegault "in a Bar" Oil on Canvas, 1945
Located in Oakland, CA
Art Deco painting by Georges Guinegault “in a Bar” oil on canvas 1945. A realistic view of an affluent couple sitting at their favorite bar, reading and relaxing. The lighting is str...
Category

French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Paint

Mid-20th Century Israeli Iron and Enamel Street Sign
Located in New York, NY
Three languages iron and enamel street sign, circa 1920. The sign was made to Honor Theodor Herzl who was an Austro-Hungarian Jewish journalist, playwright, political activist, and w...
Category

Israeli Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Enamel, Iron

Original Charles Kiffer Lithograph of Alhambra Theatre Maurice Chevalier
Located in New York, NY
This beautiful original Mid-Century Modern lithograph was created for the inauguration of the new Alhambra Theater, featuring Maurice Chevalier, circa 1948. It features the actor don...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Paper

Vintage Persian Baktiari Oriental Rug, in Small Room size, w/ Medallion
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...
Category

Persian Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Wool

Majolica Palissy Portuguese Crab Wall Platter, circa 1940
Located in The Hills, TX
Majolica faience Palissy Portuguese crab platter, circa 1940. Decorated with mussels and shells, Signed Caldas da Rainha. Nautical.
Category

Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Märta Måås-Fjetterström Wall Tapestry in Antique Frame, Sweden 1940's
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Märta Måås-Fjetterström Sweden, vintage Wall tapestry ‘Maljan’ in antique frame. Signed MMF. Handwoven at Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, Båstad, Sweden. Märta Måås-Fjetterström (...
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Swedish Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Wool

Majolica Palissy Portuguese Lobster Wall Platter, circa 1940
Located in The Hills, TX
Large Majolica Palissy Portuguese lobster platter, circa 1940. Decorated with mussels and shells, Caldas da Rainha.
Category

Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Faience, Majolica, Ceramic

Pair of Italian Art Deco Brass Plate, 1940s
Located in Meda, MB
Pair of hanging brass plates produced in Italy in the 1940s. The Classic Art Deco subjects are represented and are in their original patina of the time. Small signs of wear due to age.
Category

Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Brass

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

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood

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...
Category

Romantic Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Wood, Masonite

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

Materials

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...
Category

Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

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...
Category

Danish Rustic Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

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...
Category

European Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

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 ...
Category

American American Classical Vintage 1940s Decorative Art

Materials

Metal