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Ball of Fire R1959 Italian Locandina Film Poster
Located in New York, NY
Original 1959 re-release Italian locandina poster for the 1941 film Ball of Fire directed by Howard
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Posters

Materials

Paper

THE CADUSEUS OF MARS NOURISHED BY THE BALL OF FIRE OF JUPITER
By Salvador Dalí­
Located in Aventura, FL
Hand signed and numbered in pencil. From the series La Conquete du Cosmos (Conquest of Cosmos). Authenticated by Albert Field on verso. Sheet size: 38.5 x 27.5 inches. Image size: 29...
Category

1970s Surrealist Figurative Prints

Materials

Paper, Engraving, Lithograph

4 Carat Total Damond Eternity Band In 14k White Gold
Located in Houston, TX
this is a ball of fire! Fits a 6.75 finger size.
Category

2010s Modern Band Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Beauvince Sun Diamond Cocktail Ring '2.58 ct Diamonds' in Gold
By Beauvince Jewelry
Located in New York, NY
The Sun Diamond Cocktail Ring is a stunning ball of fire with its yellow orange center and
Category

2010s Contemporary Cocktail Rings

Materials

Pink Diamond, Yellow Diamond, White Diamond, Diamond, Yellow Gold, White...

Tangerine Sky, Framed Original Landscape Painting, 2020
By Dina Gardner
Located in Boston, MA
. But after that orange ball of fire dipped below the horizon, things got magical. This painting
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Pastel, Board

2.93ct Petite Tinsley 14kt Gold Peacock Teal Sapphire Diamond Cluster Ring
Located in Chicago, IL
: 2.93cts Quality: AAA Ball of Fire!!! Origin: Sri Lanka Certified Diamonds on the ring: No Diamond on
Category

2010s American Art Deco Cluster Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, Gold, 14k Gold

1ct Malia 14kt Gold Montana Teal Sapphire Dainty Cluster Ring
Located in Chicago, IL
: approx. 6mm Weight: 1.00cts Quality: AAA Fine Quality Ball of Fire!!! Origin: Montana, USA Diamonds on
Category

2010s American Cluster Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Gold, 14k Gold

Pretty Things The Last Generation of American Burlesque Queens by Liz Goldwyn
Located in North Hollywood, CA
striptease was a true art form.Meet Betty "Ball of Fire" Rowland, who was known for her flaming red hair and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Hollywood Regency Books

Materials

Paper

1.41ct Britney 14kt Peach Champagne Sapphire Diamond Unique Halo Bridal Set
Located in Chicago, IL
Ball of Fire!! Origin: Sri Lanka Diamonds on the ring: No Diamonds on Shank Diamond Weight
Category

2010s American Artisan Engagement Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

2.34ct Jadis 14kt White Gold Lavender Sapphire Diamond Compass Halo Bridal Set
Located in Chicago, IL
9.2x6.9mm Weight: 2.34cts Clarity: AAA Ball of Fire!! Origin: Sri Lanka Diamonds on the ring: Diamonds
Category

2010s American Art Deco Engagement Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 14k Gold, White Gold

2.12ct Avery 14kt Cornflower Blue Sapphire Diamond Split Shank Halo Bridal Set
Located in Chicago, IL
: 2.12cts Clarity: VS1 and AAA Ball of FIre!! Origin: Sri Lanka Measurement of the ring: Diamonds go
Category

2010s American Art Deco Engagement Rings

Materials

Blue Sapphire, Diamond, White Gold, 14k Gold

8.59 Carat “Disco Ball” Fire Opal Diamond Platinum Cocktail Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
A superb natural fire opal with a light orange color. Where it might lack in an intense body color
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Fashion Rings

Materials

Diamond, Opal, Fire Opal, Platinum

2.12ct Maris 14kt Blush Champagne Sapphire Diamond Unique Halo Bridal Set
Located in Chicago, IL
Clarity: AAA Ball of FIre!! Origin: Sri Lanka Diamonds on the ring: Diamonds goes roughly midway
Category

2010s American Artisan Engagement Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

2.70ct Avery 14kt Rose Gold Champagne Sapphire Diamonds Mermaid Split Bridal Set
Located in Chicago, IL
Measurement: approx 9x6.55mm Weight: 2.12cts Clarity: VS1 and AAA Ball of FIre!! Origin: Sri Lanka
Category

2010s American Art Deco Bridal Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Diamond, Rose Gold, 14k Gold

Baroque Chest of Drawers in Walnut, Inlaywork and Bronze fittings, Mid-18th C.
Located in Greding, DE
pressed ball feet and is profiled at the edges. The fronts of the drawers feature inlaid panels with
Category

Antique Mid-18th Century German Baroque Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Bronze

Planetaria Table Lamp, Black Frame and Brass Sphere by Lara Bohinc, In Stock
By Lara Bohinc
Located in Holland, AMSTERDAM
that ricochet off the central clear glass orb, illuminating the brass sphere like a ball of fire. The
Category

2010s Portuguese Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Metal

Victorian Gothic Ball Motif Brass Fire Companion Set, 19th Century
Located in Southall, GB
A stunning antique Victorian brass ball motif fire companion set. The superb set is solid brass
Category

Antique 19th Century English Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Brass

Floor lamp Fire Ball by Carlo Forcolini for Sidecar, 1980s
By Artemide, Carlo Forcolini
Located in Rotterdam, NL
Fire Ball floor lamp designed by Carlo Forcolini and manufactured by Artemide for Sidecar. The
Category

Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair of American Brass and Polished Steel Ball Finial Banded Fire Tools, C 1810
Located in Hollywood, SC
Pair of American Brass and Polished Steel Ball Finial Banded Fire Tools, Early 19th Century Set
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Antique 1810s American American Colonial Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Brass, Steel

Planetaria Table Lamp, Dark Brass Frame and Glass Sphere by Lara Bohinc
By Lara Bohinc
Located in Holland, AMSTERDAM
that ricochet off the central clear glass orb, illuminating the brass sphere like a ball of fire
Category

2010s Portuguese Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Metal

Planetaria Globe Table Lamp Large, Dark Brass Frame, Glass Sphere, Lara Bohinc
By Lara Bohinc
Located in Holland, AMSTERDAM
that ricochet off the central clear glass orb, illuminating the brass sphere like a ball of fire
Category

2010s Portuguese Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Metal

Planetaria Globe Table Lamp, Dark Brass and Glass Sphere by Lara Bohinc in stock
By Lara Bohinc
Located in Holland, AMSTERDAM
that ricochet off the central clear glass orb, illuminating the brass sphere like a ball of fire
Category

2010s Portuguese Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Metal

Planetaria Floor Lamp, Black Steel Frame and Brass Sphere by Lara Bohinc
By Lara Bohinc
Located in Holland, AMSTERDAM
that ricochet off the central clear glass orb, illuminating the brass sphere like a ball of fire
Category

2010s Portuguese Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass, Steel

Victorian Gothic Brass Ball and Eagle Claw Motif Fire Companion Set
Located in Southall, GB
A stunning antique Victorian Gothic brass ball eagle claw fire companion set. The superb set is
Category

Antique 19th Century English Gothic Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Brass

Fire Ball by Anna Taganzeva-Kobzeva - Painting, oil on canvas, 2023
Located in Basel, BS
The painting Fire Ball by contemporary artist Anna Taganzeva-Kobzeva was shown at the group
Category

2010s Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Planetaria Floor Lamp, Dark Brass Frame and Glass Sphere by Lara Bohinc
By Lara Bohinc
Located in Holland, AMSTERDAM
that ricochet off the central clear glass orb, illuminating the brass sphere like a ball of fire
Category

2010s Portuguese Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Dinghy at Sea, 40x30 original contemporary marine landscape
By Chieh-Nie Cherng
Located in Spring Lake, NJ
a small ball of fire bobbing around as though the guardian of the dinghy. The light is soft and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

6.95ct Mandarin Garnet & .46ct Diamond Ring-Radiant Cut-18KT Gold-GIA Certified
Located in London, GB
diamonds, set in 18 karat white gold, this clear stone is known as a “ball of fire” to some – and we can
Category

2010s Tanzanian Modern Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Mandarin Garnet, 18k Gold, White Gold

French Early 19th Century Louis XVI St. Tulipwood and Ormolu Chest
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
decorative square and ball sabots below elegant fitted ormolu chandelles. The frieze displays a richly chased
Category

Antique 19th Century French Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Marble, Ormolu

Monolithic Stone Meteorite
Located in London, GB
air to 1700°C and producing a large ball of fire. The heat was sufficient to melt the outer surface of
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier North African Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

Monolithic Stone Meteorite
Monolithic Stone Meteorite
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H 14.51 in Dm 14.14 in
2.63ct Romani & Christie 14kt Rose Gold Champagne Peach Sapphire Bridal Set
Located in Chicago, IL
8.40x7.10mm Weight: 2.63cts Clarity: VS1 and AAA Ball of FIre!! Origin: Sri Lanka Measurement of the ring
Category

2010s American Art Deco Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

Antique Moroccan Fire Screen
Located in Palm Beach, FL
reliefs, stick and ball panels, turned supports and carved legs.
Category

Early 20th Century Moroccan Moorish Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Bone, Mother-of-Pearl, Ebony, Mahogany

Antique Moroccan Fire Screen
Antique Moroccan Fire Screen
H 49 in W 21 in D 12 in
Set of George III Fire Tools
Located in Greenwich, CT
Fine set of three Georgian fire tools having square shovel with pierced rectangle decoration
Category

Antique Late 18th Century English Georgian Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Steel

Set of George III Fire Tools
Set of George III Fire Tools
H 29.5 in W 5.75 in D 2 in
Early 20th Century Set of Brass Fire Tools
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
Early 20th century solid brass set of three fire tools, Anglo-American. Superb quality with large
Category

Early 20th Century Other Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Brass

Set of 19th Century English Steel Fire Tools
Located in Greenwich, CT
Set of simple 19th Century English steel fire tools comprising a poker, tongs and shovel, the later
Category

Antique 19th Century English Georgian Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Steel

Large Pair of Dutch Baroque Style Brass Fire Dogs
Located in Cheshire, GB
Pair of Dutch Baroque style brass fire dogs the ball uprights with finials on bases cast with
Category

Early 20th Century Dutch Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Brass

Nana / Ecru Vase with Black Ball by Malwina Konopacka
By OKO / Malwina Konopacka
Located in WARSZAWA, PL
beautifully displays any bouquet, its beauty accentuated by the vase's striking color. Placing a ceramic ball
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Vases

Materials

Clay

Pair of quality antique Victorian brass and iron fire dogs
Located in Ipswich, GB
fire dogs with turned finials above a brass ball, brass lions heads to the shaped iron stands with claw
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Victorian Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Brass, Iron

Nana / Cobalt Vase with Ecru Ball / by Malwina Konopacka
By OKO / Malwina Konopacka
Located in WARSZAWA, PL
smiles and playfulness. Place a colorful ball on top of NANA, and its character will be different each
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Vases

Materials

Clay

Superb Quality Ornate Antique Victorian Pair of Brass Fire Dogs
Located in Suffolk, GB
Superb quality ornate antique Victorian pair of brass fire dogs having a round ball to the top
Category

Antique 1850s English Victorian Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Brass

Pair of bronzed cast iron Italian Renaissance style fire andirons
Located in Castle Douglas, GB
cornucopia, on a ring turned and baluster column over stepped quadripartite plinth bases upon ball feet
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Renaissance Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Iron

Outstanding Extra Large Pair of George III Antique Brass Fire Dogs
Located in Suffolk, GB
irons. The fire dogs having a small brass ball to the top above turned column with a large brass ball
Category

Antique 19th Century English George III Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Brass

Polished Brass & Iron Fire Basket
By Thomas Elsley
Located in London, GB
A polished brass and iron fire basket (by Thomas Elsley of London), with scrolled fret between
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Queen Anne Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Brass, Iron

Polished Brass & Iron Fire Basket
Polished Brass & Iron Fire Basket
H 24 in W 23.63 in D 11.5 in
Set of Scottish Early 19th Century Georgian Steel Fire Irons Tools
Located in Edinburgh, GB
A charming matching set of early 19th century Georgian Steel fire irons comprising of a poker
Category

Antique 1820s Scottish Georgian Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Steel

Set of Scottish Georgian 19th Century Polished Steel Fire Irons Tools
Located in Edinburgh, GB
A charming set of Scottish Georgian 19th century polished steel fire iron tools. These comprise of
Category

Antique 1820s Scottish Georgian Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Steel

Naomi Campbell with soccer ball
By Rankin
Located in Vienna, AT
question society’s established ideals of beauty, he sparks controversy, and fans the fires of discussion
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Color Photography

Naomi Campbell with soccer ball
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H 35.44 in W 47.25 in
Set of 2 Black Stratos Ball Pendant Light by Dechem Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2 black stratos ball pendant light by Dechem Studio Dimensions: D 18 x H 20 cm Materials
Category

2010s Czech Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

Set of 2 Black Stratos Ball Wall Light by Dechem Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2 black stratos ball wall light by Dechem Studio. Dimensions: D 18 x H 20 cm. Materials
Category

2010s Czech Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Aluminum

Mid Century Modern Ball Shape Face Open Mouth Pottery Sculpture Signed Dated1972
By Richard Etts, John Dickinson
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very provocative looking ball shape mouth sculpture with internal elements of hands and apples
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Pottery

Late Georgian Polished Steel Fire Grate
Located in London, GB
A late Georgian large polished steel fire grate of serpentine form with fire bars set over steel
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Steel, Iron

Late Georgian Polished Steel Fire Grate
Late Georgian Polished Steel Fire Grate
H 27.25 in W 39 in D 17 in
George III Wrought Iron Fire Basket
Located in London, GB
A charming George III wrought iron fire basket, with ball finials, circle details to the the apron
Category

Antique 18th Century English George III Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Wrought Iron

George III Wrought Iron Fire Basket
George III Wrought Iron Fire Basket
H 19.69 in W 26.19 in D 13.39 in
14k Gold Stunning Orange Fire Opal (App. 10.9 CTS) And Diamond Ring
Located in Southport, CT
14k yellow gold ring. This stunning ring contains a large center fire opal, a round ball in shape
Category

20th Century Unknown Retro Cocktail Rings

Materials

Fire Opal, Opal, White Diamond, Diamond, Gold, Yellow Gold, 14k Gold

English Fire Basket with Antiqued Finish
Located in London, GB
An English fire grate of linear form. The legs with plain paterae, surmounted by ball finials
Category

Late 20th Century English Georgian Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Metal

Pair of Antique Fireside Tool Rests, English, Brass, Iron, Fire Dog, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a pair of antique fireside tool rests. An English, brass and cast iron fire dog or andiron
Category

Antique Late 19th Century British Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Brass

Set of 2 Black Stratos Mini Ball Wall Light by Dechem Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Set Of 2 Black Stratos Mini Ball Wall Light by Dechem Studio Dimensions: D 12 x H 14 cm Materials
Category

2010s Czech Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Aluminum

Set Of 2 Black Stratos Mini Ball Pendant Light by Dechem Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Set Of 2 Black Stratos Mini Ball Pendant Light by Dechem Studio Dimensions: D 12 x H 14 cm
Category

2010s Czech Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

Set of 2 Silver Stratos Mini Ball Pendant Light by Dechem Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2 silver stratos mini ball pendant light by Dechem Studio. Dimensions: D 12 x H 14 cm
Category

2010s Czech Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

Raymor Bitossi White Ball Vase, Ceramic, Signed
By Bitossi, Raymor
Located in New York, NY
Raymor Bitossi White Ball Vase, Ceramic, Signed. Petite with white glazed body and raw clay brown
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Antique George III Polished Steel Fire Grate
Located in Wormelow, Herefordshire
upon elegant tapered legs, terminating in ball feet. An ode to historical English design, this fire
Category

Antique Late 18th Century English Georgian Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Steel, Iron, Wrought Iron

English Fire Basket in Polished Steel
Located in London, GB
A polished steel English firegrate of linear form. The legs with plain paterae, surmounted by ball
Category

Late 20th Century English Georgian Fireplaces and Mantels

Materials

Steel

English Fire Basket in Polished Steel
English Fire Basket in Polished Steel
H 17 in W 23.5 in D 12 in
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Ball Of Fire For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal ball of fire for your home. A ball of fire — often made from paper, metal and brass — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect ball of fire — we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. Each ball of fire bearing Mid-Century Modern hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one ball of fire that is appealing in its simplicity, but Artemide and Carlo Forcolini produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Ball Of Fire?

Prices for a ball of fire start at $170 and top out at $5,800 with the average selling for $2,950.
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    Fire dogs are used for holding logs in a fireplace. You will sometimes see them referred to as andirons. Most fire dogs feature metal construction. Designs range from very simple brackets to elaborate decorations with ornate bases and finials. On 1stDibs, shop a range of antique and vintage fire dogs.
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