1950s Decorative Art

Midcentury Coca Cola Store Sign with Frame, 1959
Midcentury Coca Cola Store Sign with Frame, 1959
Vintage 1950s American Decorative Art
A very refreshing midcentury store sign. From the "Be Really Refreshed" Campaign. It is cardboard on the original aluminum display sign. In very good as found condition. Sight size i...
1950s Hand Painted Chef Sign
1950s Hand Painted Chef Sign
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Metal
1950s American Hand Painted On Metal Chef Sign
1955 Nude Painting by Sargent
1955 Nude Painting by Sargent
Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Canvas, Wood, Oil
Canvas on board painting signed of nude lady with original frame. (Canvas by Albemarle NY).
Midcentury Fornasetti Iconic Face Plate, Tema e Variazoni N1
Midcentury Fornasetti Iconic Face Plate, Tema e...
Fornasetti
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dinner Plates
Porcelain
An porcelain plate by Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988) of Lina Cavalieri, the artist's muse. A compelling composition, this is the first image he created in this series and the most icon...
Coca Cola Enamel Button Sign
Coca Cola Enamel Button Sign
Vintage 1950s American Industrial Signs
Enamel, Steel
Large 35" diameter vintage Coca Cola button sign. Red enamel with white lettering and Coke's famous slogan, circa 1950-1960. Some general wear, scratches, enamel loss and light rust,...
1950s Trio of Diner Signs
1950s Trio of Diner Signs
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
1950s trio of hand-painted on metal diner signs: Cold Beer Wine Pop; Store Made Pizza; Hot and Cold Sandwiches and bag lunches. Each sign: H 16", W 46", D 1".
Carnival Sign "Free Rides"
Carnival Sign "Free Rides"
Vintage 1950s American Carnival Art
Wood, Paint
Great carnival panel from carousel. Wiring as found.
Fornasetti Rare Complete Set of 12 Le Oceanidi Ceramic Plates, Italy, Mid-1950s
Fornasetti Rare Complete Set of 12 Le Oceanidi ...
Fornasetti, Fornasetti
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
Rare and exceptional complete set of 12 'Le Oceanidi' (Oceanids) lithographically printed plates from the mid-1950s depicting distant and fantastic worlds which feature visionary cre...
Awesome One of a Kinf Mosaic Panel Signed by Elo
Awesome One of a Kinf Mosaic Panel Signed by Elo
Vintage 1950s French Decorative Art
Ceramic
1950s mosaic panel showing the three kings "wise men" Good condition.
Large Majolica Palissy Lobster Wall Platter Val...
Vallauris
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic
Large Majolica Palissy lobster wall platter Vallauris, circa 1950 decorated with shells and seaweeds. Nautical style.
Coombe Hill, the 9th Green
Vintage 1950s English Sporting Art Paintings
Golf print after Bromley-Davenport 'Coombe Hill, the 9th green'. This is one of a series of aquatints of golf courses published at the time by Fores and signed by the artist I. Broml...
1950s Coca Cola Soda Advertising "Drink In Bott...
Coca Cola Bottling Co.
Vintage 1950s 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...
1950s Fornasetti Roman Mosaic Face Plate, Tema ...
Fornasetti
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dinner Plates
Porcelain
An porcelain plate by Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988) of Lina Cavalieri, the artist's muse, inspired by ancient Roman mosaics. An intricate and dramatic composition by a master designer...
Gilbert Valentin, Les Archanges, Ceramic Wall P...
Gilbert Valentin
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
Ceramic wall plaque by Gilbert Valentin (Les Archanges - Vallauris), France, 1950s. Superb pattern with deep and strong colors. Signed "G.Valentin" (bottom right - see photo).
Italian Painting-Stella
Vintage 1950s Paintings
5-925, oil painting on canvas rapped on board signed lower left A. Lombardi, 1954.
Oil Painting, Englishman on Horseback
Vintage 1950s Decorative Art
5-2669, equestrian portrait of an Englishman on horseback set in a giltwood frame.
Underwater Seascape Painting
Vintage 1950s Paintings
#5-2729, an undesea scene, mixed-media on canvas, displayed in a giltwood frame. Artist unknown. Image size 23 H x 15.5 W.
Mid-Century German Abstract Acrylic Painting, 1...
Vintage 1950s German Paintings
Acrylic
1950s German acrylic abstract painting in wood frame orange color theme. Artist unknown.
Seaside Port by French Artist Villard
Antoine Villard
Vintage 1950s French Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Great vintage painting by Villard of the "Seaside Port" with the remnants of a Neikrug Gallery, NYC. Housed in it's original vintage frame.
Spectacular Large Rare Higgins Rondelay Glass S...
Michael and Frances Higgins
Vintage 1950s American Decorative Art
Art Glass
Spectacular 1950 Rondelay glass disc screen by Michael and Frances Higgins. The 40 large glass disc colors are outstanding in shades of pink, mauve and lavender. Currently they ar...
Swedish Tilgmans Modern Blue, Green Floral Cent...
Tilgmans Keramik
Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls
Ceramic
Rare and unique item by Tilgmans Keramik. Fully glazed centerpiece or wall decoration depicting a green faced woman with long stemmed yellow and blue flowers on a striped dark blue b...
1950-60s Dr Pepper Soda Advertising Tin Thermom...
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American Signs
Tin
Soda companies were promoted through diverse methods of advertising—from porcelain signs and tin drink trays to wall clocks and even toy trains. Thermometers were just one item in th...
1950s Coca-Cola Vertical Tin Advertising Sign
Vintage 1950s American Signs
Tin
The sign is built on metal and manufactured by the Robertson Sign Company. This sign has everything going for it to include the notable image of a bottle of Coca-Cola. This Coca-Cola...
Italian Vintage Enamel Acid Yellow and Blue Il ...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
Enamel acid yellow and blue Il Tempo Rome's newspaper sign, 1950s. The sign is completed by the newspaper motto: "Quotidiano indipendente del mattino" (Independent daily morning n...
Pablo Picasso, Scène de plage, 1956, Edition Pi...
Pablo Picasso
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic
Pablo Picasso, Scène de plage, 1956, stamped and marked edition Picasso and Madoura. Edition Picasso. Partially glazed ceramic. Measures: Diameter 25 cm. Biography: Sim...
Ceramic 'Tribal' Mask by Società Anonima Cerami...
Urbano Zaccagnini
Vintage 1950s Italian Decorative Art
Ceramic
A figural ceramic mask dish comprising a tooled edge, an impressed tribal design in white crackle glaze on a matte brown ground. Signed to the base. By Società Anonima Ceramiche Zacc...
Raoul Dufy Vintage Poster
Raoul Dufy
Vintage 1950s French Posters
Beautiful vintage exhibition poster in antique frame.
Coombe Hill, the 9th Green
Vintage 1950s English Paintings
Golf Print after Bromley-Davenport 'Coombe Hill, the 9th green'. This is one of a series of aquatints of golf courses published at the time by Fores and signed by the artist I. Broml...

Addington

By Ernest Greenwood
Addington
Ernest Greenwood
Vintage 1950s English Paintings
A signed golf picture of 'Addington' looking towards the 4th green by Ernest Greenwood. This is one of a series of aquatints of golf courses published at the time by Fores. The arti...
Midcentury Italian Wall-Mounted Ceramic Sculptu...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures
Ceramic, Wood
Extraordinary midcentury ceramic sculpture conceived as a picture, framed. "Three countenances" in green - off-white - grey colored combination turned into one sculpture. The backg...
Large French Factory Chalkboard Sign, circa 1950
Vintage 1950s European Decorative Art
Large French factory chalkboard sign, circa 1950.
Large Vintage Hand-Painted Game Wheel
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron, Wood
Large vintage hand-painted wood game wheel.
Russian Still Life Painting on Canvas by Oleg M...
Oleg Mulkins
Vintage 1950s European Romantic Paintings
Canvas
This antique Russian still life showcases a brass vase of cherry flowers and oranges in the brilliant soft hues of pink and orange, set on a tray with tea pot. We discovered this art...
Still Life Ceramic Relief
Unknown
Vintage 1950s European Arts and Crafts Decorative Art
Ceramic
A still life relief with fish, fruit etc signed R.Rui.
Vintage Haitian Oil Painting
Vintage 1950s Haitian Decorative Art
Beautiful oil painting on canvas by indigenous Haitian artist from the 1960s Depicting vibrant colorful painting of the island fruth harvest, very detailed And real life look. Si...
1950s Young Man Profile Portrait Tile in the Ma...
Harris Strong
Vintage 1950s English Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic, Pottery
Sweet glazed tile rendering of a young man in profile. The tile was produced in England, so I am assuming the artwork and glazing was done in England also. Squeeze bag technique used...
Syroco Wood Sunburst Clock, circa 1950
Syroco
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks
Wood
Wonderful sunburst clock by Syroco. This Syracuse NY based company was best known for their molded wood-pulp products that resembled hand-carving, such as this sculptural piece. Batt...

Two Fantoni Caveman Plaques

By Marcello Fantoni
Two Fantoni Caveman Plaques
Marcello Fantoni
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic
Set of two signed plaques or wall tiles by Marcello Fantoni.
1950s Italian Orange Triangle Metal Fall Hazard...
Vintage 1950s Italian Industrial Signs
Metal
Orange, black and white triangle metal fall hazard ( pericolo di caduta ) safety sign. This screen printing safety sign was produced in 1950s in Italy and it was in use within the I...
Robert Picault "Flute Player" Ceramic Plate, 1950
Robert Picault
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
A figurative plate by the midcentury French ceramist Robert Picault (1919-2000) depicting a flute player, and reflecting the artist's painterly attention to detail. Signed and dated ...
Gilbert Valentin Ceramic Plaque
Gilbert Valentin
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Earthenware
Vivid and colorful abstract still life by Vallauris master ceramist Gilbert Valentin, founder and principal of Galerie Les Archanges, executed, circa 1958. The incised and hand-paint...
Gilbert Valentin Ceramic Plaque
Gilbert Valentin
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic, Wood
Vivid and colorful abstract still life by Vallauris master ceramist Gilbert Valentin, founder and principal of Galerie Les Archanges, executed, circa 1958. The incised and hand-paint...
Brutalist Copper and Brass Wall Art
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Brass, Copper
Brass and copper very decorative relief wall art.
Wall Crucifix in Ceramic, Hand-Painted, White, ...
Vintage 1950s Belgian Primitive Decorative Art
Ceramic
Nearly eight inch tall wall crucifix in ceramic, made in Belgium in the 1950s. Glossy chocolate-brown hand-painted christ on glossy white cross. Brutalist almost primitive volume and...
Wall Crucifix in Glazed Ceramic, Hand-Painted, ...
Vintage 1950s Belgian Neoclassical Decorative Art
Ceramic
Eleven inch tall white wall crucifix in ceramic, made in Belgium in the 1950s. Hand-painted, gloss white christ figure with modernist features on a star-like cross. Very interesting...
United Embossed Zodiac Sunburst Clock, circa 1950
British United Clock Company
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks
Brass, Faux Leather, Wood
Wonderful starburst clock by United. Featuring twelve wood spindles, faux leather surface finish with embossed symbols of the zodiac, wire frame with white and brass face and Roman n...
Beautifully Framed Collection of Vintage Intaglios
Vintage 1950s Italian Decorative Art
Plaster
A set of five cream colored coin shaped intaglios encased in gold leaf and beautifully framed against a taupe silk background, double matted with gold leaf and a gilded frame.
Brutalist Copper and Brass Wall Art
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Brass, Copper
Brass and copper on board very decorative relief wall art.
Vintage Anatomical Human Front Muscular Structu...
Vintage 1950s German Posters
Linen, Paper
Vintage pull-down anatomical human chart, print of a painting for Tanck & Wegelin, Germany. The chart is part of the series: Naturalien und Lehrmittel Anatomie und Biologie, Hamburg....
Mid-Century French Artist Maurice Morel Black a...
Vintage 1950s French Paintings
Black and white abstract painting by Mid-Century French artist Maurice Morel. Matted and framed in a wooden frame.   
1950s Carnation Fresh Milk Die-Cut Double Sided...
C & P Signs L. A.
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Signs
Tin
Carnation milk advertising sign was once original owned by Walt Disney Imagineer John Patrick Burke. Great original condition. Amazing die-cut shaped sign that's double sided.
United Brass Ivy Leaf Detail Sunburst Clock, ci...
British United Clock Company
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks
Brass
Attractive and fun sunburst clock by United. Featuring brass ivy leaves decorated spindles with white and brass face and Roman numerals. Plug at the back. The archetypal design m...
Sessions Brass Sunburst Clock, circa 1950
Sessions Clock Company
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks
Brass
Wonderful Mid-Century Modern starburst clock by Sessions. Featuring circular wire detail with an aluminum brass face, Roman numerals and the letter 'S' on the minute hand. Plug at th...
Standing Nude Oil on Canvas by American Artist ...
Jane White
Vintage 1950s American Paintings
Classical standing nude by American artist Jane White. Painted in the 1950s and once owned by the Estate of Eva Gabor. There is no provenance.
Wall Cross, Brown, Red, Yellow Painted Ceramic,...
Vintage 1950s Belgian Modern Decorative Art
Ceramic
Six inch tall wall crucifix in ceramic, made in Belgium in the 1950s. Thin Christ figure over dark brown cross. This piece is part of a 69 piece ceramic crucifix collection, all mad...
Wall Cross, Dark Brown Painted Ceramic, Handmad...
Vintage 1950s Belgian Industrial Decorative Art
Ceramic
Nearly six inch tall wall crucifix in ceramic, made in Belgium in the 1950s. Dark brown cross in volume placed inside a dark brown cross. This piece is part of a 69 piece ceramic c...
Panel in Painted Wood, 20th Century with a Mari...
Vintage 1950s European Rustic Decorative Art
Wood
Panel in painted wood, 20th century with a Maritime theme of a Gallion ship and sails Measures: H 59cm, L 150cm, p 2cm.  
Kahler Danish Modern Turquoise Blue Carmen Cent...
Kähler
Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls
Ceramic
Danish Modern Kähler handmade centrepiece or wall decoration with glossy organic floral patterns and turquoise glaze - Kähler's signature color. Carmen is written in the middle accom...
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