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Pair of 19th Century Black Forest Austrian Carved Wood Vases
Located in Petworth,West Sussex, GB
A beautiful pair of 19th century carved wood black forest hunting scene, shaped glass flower vases. In perfect original condition. The dimensions are: Height: 42.5cm (16.7in) Width...
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Black Forest Figurative Sculptures

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Glass, Blown Glass, Cut Glass, Oak

  • Pair of 19th Century Black Forest Austrian Carved Wood Vases
  • Pair of 19th Century Black Forest Austrian Carved Wood Vases
  • Pair of 19th Century Black Forest Austrian Carved Wood Vases
  • Pair of 19th Century Black Forest Austrian Carved Wood Vases
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H 16.74 in. W 7.88 in. D 5.52 in.
Giorgio Pizzitutti Exotic Wood Miniature Vases Sculpture Italy 1980's
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Set of 15 miniature hand carved wood vases on stand. Each vase is a different exotic wood and different form and all rest on pegs protruding from the stand. Original label on undersi...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Wood

Gigantic Carved Exotic Wood Ribbed Vase
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Very tall carved exotic wood ribbed vase. Carved from one piece of wood. Heavy! Out of a Southampton estate.
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Vintage 1970s Vases

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Wood

Haitian Heavily Hand Carved Wood 2-Piece Vase
Located in Miami, FL
Haitian Heavily Hand Carved Wood 2-Piece Vase Offered for sale is a primitive Haitian heavily hand-carved wood 1-piece vase.
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20th Century Haitian Tribal Vases

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Wood

Bill Haskell Signed Carved Wood Turned Maple Burl Wood Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautiful work with elegant shape by California master woodturner artist Bill Haskell. The piece is signed and noted "Maple Burl" on the base. Would be a great addition to a...
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20th Century American Modern Vases

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Maple, Wood

Spanish Hand Carved and Painted Wood Vase
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
1307 Spanish hand painted ovoid shaped wood vase.
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Vintage 1960s Vases

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Hardwood, Paint

  • Spanish Hand Carved and Painted Wood Vase
  • Spanish Hand Carved and Painted Wood Vase
  • Spanish Hand Carved and Painted Wood Vase
  • Spanish Hand Carved and Painted Wood Vase
H 16.5 in. W 12.5 in. D 9 in.
Large Carved Bamboo Wood Specimen Natural Organic Sculpural Wabi-Sabi Root Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
A truly spectacular one of a kind work - a large, quite heavy hand-carved natural wood (perhaps a massive root) or bamboo standing vase. The piece has a very organic and sculptural l...
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20th Century Organic Modern Vases

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Bamboo, Wood

Pair Hand Carved Wood Finials Vase Shape Centerpiece Urns Antiques Los Angeles
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Beautiful Pair of late 18th century Italian Baroque style carved wood finials urns . Worn distressed delicate carvings with signs of the decades left behind an outstanding patina. Th...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Baroque Urns

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Wood, Fruitwood

Turned & Carved Wooden Vase
Located in Copake Falls, NY
A turned wooden vase richly carved with grapes and vine leaves, framed with a scalloped edge. The lip and foot are thick and finely turned.
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Late 20th Century Vases

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Wood

  • Turned & Carved Wooden Vase
  • Turned & Carved Wooden Vase
  • Turned & Carved Wooden Vase
  • Turned & Carved Wooden Vase
H 12.5 in. Dm 3.75 in.
California Design MCM Hand-Carved Inlaid Mixed Wood Vase by Heinz Norhausen
Located in San Diego, CA
A absolutely gorgeous California design MCM hand-carved inlaid mixed wood vase by Heinz Norhausen, circa 1970s. The simple and elegant vase is made of a variety of hardwoods and meas...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Rosewood, Maple, Burl

French 19th Century Carved Wooden Vase / Urn
Located in Buisson, FR
Beautiful weathered carved wooden vase/ urn. France, circa 1800-1850. Weathered and old repair. measurement includes the wooden base.
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Urns

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Wood

  • French 19th Century Carved Wooden Vase / Urn
  • French 19th Century Carved Wooden Vase / Urn
  • French 19th Century Carved Wooden Vase / Urn
  • French 19th Century Carved Wooden Vase / Urn
H 12.8 in. W 6.7 in. D 3.75 in.
Anglo-Indian Carved Wood Petit Stand
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Intriguing antique Anglo-Indian stand masterfully carved from indigenous hardwood depicting three water buffaloes supporting a carved round molding.
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20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Garniture

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Hardwood

  • Anglo-Indian Carved Wood Petit Stand
  • Anglo-Indian Carved Wood Petit Stand
  • Anglo-Indian Carved Wood Petit Stand
  • Anglo-Indian Carved Wood Petit Stand
H 5.5 in. W 11 in. D 10 in.
Vintage Hand Carved Live Edge Teak Wood Budvase
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Vintage hand carved live edge budvase made from teak. Artist: Unknown Year: 1960s Style: Mid-Century Modern Dimensions: 4.5" tall x 3.5" diameter.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Teak

Pair of Very Rare Carved and Gilted Wood Vases with Painted Sheet Metal Cachepot
Located in Walkertshofen, BY
This pair of Roman vases of the Louis-XVI period is extremely rare. The virtuosity of the sculpture follows with all the elements the Louis XVI style. The gilding is never touched. T...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Louis XVI Planters, Cachepots and Jard...

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Sheet Metal

19th Century Polychrome Painted Hand Carved Wood Canister
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century polychrome painted and hand carved wood canister. This was found in New England.
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Early 20th Century American Adirondack Jars

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Wood

Large Roman Grand Tour Style Carved, Polychromed Wood & Bronze Mounted Tazza
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Large Roman Grand Tour style carved, polychromed wood & bronze mounted tazza, with a circular carved polychromed ribbed 16.5-Inch diameter bowl, with flanking bronze handles. Resting...
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20th Century Italian Grand Tour Urns

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Bronze

Baroque Style Standvase, Wood Hand Carved and Gold Leaf Finishing, Made in Italy
Located in Barlassina, IT
Stunning Baroque standvase. Wood frame finely handcarved. Round vase on top decorated whit carved floreal details. Copper vase inside to protect wood frame. The stand vase in photo i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Baroque Vases

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Wood

21st Century Roman Decorative Wood Vase with Gold Finish by Modenese Gastone
By Modenese Gastone
Located in PADOVA, Italy
Decorate your spacious mansion with some top-quality Made in Italy decoration. Modenese Interiors presents this wonderful preciously classic wooden vase completely decorated in hand-...
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2010s Italian Renaissance Vases

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Crystal, Bronze, Gold Leaf

Pair of Carved Wood Asian Dragon Covered Jars
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Pair of carved wood Asian dragon covered jars. From a Southampton, NY estate.
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Vintage 1960s Jars

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Wood

Belgian Sterling Silver Vase on Wood Stand, by Brussels Wolfers, circa 1950
Located in North Miami, FL
A Belgian silver vase on wood stand, by Brussels Wolfers, circa 1950. Trumpet form with wood rings, all affixed to wood base and marked on rim.  
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20th Century Belgian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Sterling Silver

Vintage Pinguin Jar, Figurine in carved Wood, 1940s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Curious jar in the shape of a penguin. Made from hand carved pine set with details in walnut and cherry. Made in the workshop of ELJ in Denmark during the 1940s in a style reminiscen...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Jars

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Wood

21st Century Laurier Decorative Wood Vase with Gold Finish by Modenese Gastone
By Modenese Gastone
Located in PADOVA, Italy
Renovate your spacious mansion with some top-quality Made in Italy décor accessory. Modenese Interiors offers this huge preciously classic wooden vase completely decorated in hand-fi...
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2010s Italian Renaissance Vases

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Crystal, Bronze, Gold Leaf

Italian Pair of Smaller-Sized Carved Wood Urn-Shaped Candleholders
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian pair of smaller sized carved-wood candleholders from the early 19th century. These antique candleholders from Italy feature hand carved urn-shaped fragments with floral em...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Urns

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Wood

Pair of Italian Antique Carved-Wood Bouquet Urns with Polychrome Finish
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian pair of carved wood urns from the early 20th century. This antique pair of decorations from Italy each feature a hand-carved, two-handled urn, which is raised upon a pedes...
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Early 20th Century Italian Urns

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Wood

Bleached Mottled Vase
Located in New Orleans, LA
Tall wooden vase with hand carved mottled surface the creates light and shadow. Perched on four feet.
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21st Century and Contemporary Vases

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Wood

  • Bleached Mottled Vase
  • Bleached Mottled Vase
  • Bleached Mottled Vase
  • Bleached Mottled Vase
H 17 in. W 12 in. D 12 in.
Carved Wood Seed Pot, Wabi-Sabi Handmade Iron Staples, France, c. 1900
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Carved wood seed pot, wabi-sabi handmade iron staples, France, c. 1900, Probably for flour.
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Antique Early 1900s French Primitive Jars

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Iron

Mid Century Modern Rude Osolnik Set of 3 Carved Walnut Wood Vessels Signed
By Rude Osolnik
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
Le Shoppe Too in Michigan is stunning set of 3 carved walnut wood vessels signed by Osolnik Originals. Dimensions: 5.75h x 4.5 dia / 5h x 4 dia / 3.75h x 3 dia. In excellent vintage ...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Walnut

Italian Pair of Wood Candle Lamp Urns with Carved Bird Handles, 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of Italian carved-wood urns, with single candlestick, in bird motif, from the 19th century. These antique single-candlestick holders from Italy each feature three-dimensionall...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Urns

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Wood

American Art Moderne Carved Fruit-Wood Urns Attr. to Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in New York, NY
American Art Moderne revival pair of monumental carved fruit-wood urns with exaggerated gilded bronze handles attributed to Robsjohn-Gibbings, mounted on turned wood ebonized bases. ...
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Urns

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Bronze

19th Century Pair of Black Forest Wood Carved Centerpieces
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Pair of 19th century large hand-carved centerpieces in wood. The vases are showing a pair of birds sitting opposite side hand-carved with leaves. The centerpieces are in two parts. T...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Black Forest Planters, Cachepots and Ja...

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Wood

Driftwood Accent Vase or Decorative Piece
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Smooth piece of organic shaped driftwood. Stands upright, with a flat base. An opening at the top has been carved out, making this an interesting vase or planter. Could be used creat...
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20th Century Organic Modern Vases

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Wood

Tom Laser, Turned Black Birch Vase, ca. 1982
Located in New York, NY
Tom Laser (American, 1938 - 2021), a turned black birch vase, signed on base "Tom Laser / 1982 / Black Birch" 4.75" height x 5" diameter.
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Late 20th Century American American Classical Vases

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Wood

Central African Wooden Vessel Adorn with Figures Carved Along Sides
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Central African carved wood vessel from the mid-20th century. This vintage vessel from Central Africa is created from a single piece of hallowed trunk, which has been artfully deco...
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Mid-20th Century Central African Vases

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Wood

Japanese Silver and Mixed Metal Vase, Shigemitsu, circa 1900
By Hirata Shigemitsu
Located in North Miami, FL
A Japanese silver and mixed metal vase, Shigemitsu, circa 1900. It is marked on the base with jungin (silver) and maker's mark, engraved on body with seal for Yukiteru and below the ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Vases

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Sterling Silver, Metal

Wood Handcarved Box After Alexandre Noll
By Alexandre Noll
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Wood handcarved box after Alexandre Noll Signed Tony to the underside. Late 20th century. In original condition, with minor wear consistent of age and use, preserving a beautifu...
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Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Urns

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Wood

  • Wood Handcarved Box After Alexandre Noll
  • Wood Handcarved Box After Alexandre Noll
  • Wood Handcarved Box After Alexandre Noll
  • Wood Handcarved Box After Alexandre Noll
H 6.3 in. W 11.82 in. D 11.23 in.
19th Century Spanish Ceramic Floral Urn with Two Handles and Carved Wood Base
Located in Miami, FL
19th Spanish ceramic floral urn with two handles and carved wood base Enameled and gilded vase ceramic Peyró Antonio Valencia, circa 1950 signed and stamped "Porcelain Peyró". Bas...
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Early 20th Century Spanish Neoclassical Urns

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Ceramic, Walnut

Contemporary Glass Vase by Tadeas Podracky from the Series “The Metamorphosis”
By Tadeáš Podracký
Located in Barcelona, ES
Tadeas Podracky Vase From the series “The Metamorphosis” Manufactured by Tadeas Podracky Produced in exclusive for side Gallery Prague, 2021 Mixed media, plastic, wood, tex...
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21st Century and Contemporary Czech Vases

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Plastic, Foam, Wood, Textile, Glass

Vase Holder with Valencia Cream Marble Top and Walnut Finishes
By Modenese Gastone
Located in PADOVA, Italy
Classic furniture has the power to turn big spaces into magic rooms where elegance and charm permeate everything. This classic-style vase holder, with handmade carvings and gold leaf...
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2010s Italian Baroque Vases

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Gold Leaf

21st Century Renaissance Wooden Vase with Gold Finish by Modenese Gastone
By Modenese Gastone
Located in PADOVA, Italy
Furnish your high-end penthouse with some classical Made in Italy decoration. Modenese Interiors is happy to introduce you this wonderfully carved classic wooden vase completely hand...
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2010s Italian Baroque Vases

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Crystal, Bronze, Gold Leaf

Vtg Italian Hollywood Regency Green and Gold Large Carved Wood Urn Planter Pot
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Italian Hollywood Regency green and gold large carved wood urn planter pot. Item features green and gold gilt distressed finish, solid carved wood frame, metal planter pot, s...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Planters, Cachepots and Jardi...

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Metal

Pair of Empire Style Carved, Painted and Gilded Wooden Urns
Located in Hudson, NY
This dramatic and decorative pair of urns made in France in the 1920's are in the popular empire revival style. Turned as a rather stretched Campania urn on a stand the vases are the...
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Early 20th Century French Empire Vases and Vessels

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Wood, Gesso, Paint

20th Century Spalted Maple Burlwood Vase by John Mascoll
By John Mascoll
Located in Miami, FL
20th Century spalted maple burlwood vase by John Mascoll. This turned wood vessel was crafted by highly regarded Florida based artisan John Mascoll and is composed of Spalted Maple B...
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Vintage 1980s American American Classical Vases

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Wood, Maple, Burl

Antique 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Carrara Marble Urn Vases on Pedestals
Located in Firenze, IT
Pair of Italian (probably Florence) 18th century white Carrara marble campana shaped vases, extremely decorative architectural pieces both for indoor or outdoor use dating back to Ne...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Vases

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Carrara Marble

Primitive Carved Burlwood Bucket Vessel
Located in New York, NY
Primitive carved burlwood bucket or vessel with handle. Dimensions: 16.25” height x 7.25” diameter.
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Mid-20th Century Asian Garniture

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Wood, Burl

  • Primitive Carved Burlwood Bucket Vessel
  • Primitive Carved Burlwood Bucket Vessel
  • Primitive Carved Burlwood Bucket Vessel
  • Primitive Carved Burlwood Bucket Vessel
H 16.25 in. W 7.25 in. D 7.25 in.
Fantastic Set of Italian Hand Carved and Parcel Paint Urns, C. 1950
Located in Dallas, TX
Hand-carved circa 1950, this fantastic set of Italian urns features a parcel paint finish to the intentionally distressed wood, designed to mimic antiquity. Both urns have been carve...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Urns

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Wood, Paint

18th Century Italian Mecca Vase with Pyrite and Peridot Points
By Interi
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian mecca vase decorated with pyrite and peridot points and sits on a polished coordinating glass base. The 18th century mecca vase is originally from Tuscany. It i...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Rococo Vases

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Crystal, Pyrite, Metal

Pair of Carved Painted Wooden Urns
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of carved wooden urns on square bases, in painted burled faux finish. Carved scenes of grape vines and playing cherubs, early 20th century.     
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Early 20th Century Neoclassical Urns

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Wood

18th Century Italian Wooden Carved Sarcophagus-Shaped Chest with Reliquary
Located in Palm Desert, CA
An Italian Rococo sarcophagus-shaped wooden chest of bombé rectangular form with richly carved gilt decoration on a distressed ebonized ground. The hinged pagoda top lid is skillfull...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Rococo Urns

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Wood, Giltwood

Pair of 18th Century Italian Vases Decorated with Shells and Baroque Pearls
By Interi
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
A pair of 18th century Italian gold leaf church altar vases decorated with fossil shells, siliquaria, and natural forming baroque pearls. The vases originally came from a church in A...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Rococo Vases

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Gold Leaf

Pair Impressive Knife Urns, Regency Style Custom Bench Made Carved Finials
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A fine and impressive pair of knife urns by the custom cabinet maker W.K. Cowan of Chicago. Hand crafted to his exacting standards this pair features urn finials, and telescoping lid...
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Antique Early 1900s American Regency Urns

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Wood

18th Century English Treen Yew Wood Lidded Jar
Located in Stamford, CT
Lovely 18th century Georgian lidded jar or condiment pot hand carved and turned from a beautiful piece of yew wood. Rich and warm patina from age and use. From a New York City privat...
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Antique Mid-18th Century English Georgian Jars

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Yew

Petit French Stone Mortar with Wood Pestle
Located in Rümmingen, BW
A petit antique French mortar with a smooth surface and great patina, the perfect accent piece in any kitchen or interior to add a rustic french flair. This mortar has been source...
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Antique 19th Century French French Provincial Planters, Cachepots and Ja...

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Stone, Limestone, Marble

Antique & Stunningly Hand Carved Walnut Wooden Planter / Bucket with Brass Liner
Located in Lisse, NL
Very stylish and incredible workmanship, late 1800s 'tea-bucket' on claw feet. For a stylish, beautiful and practical antique like this there is always room in your home. Like you...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Revival Planters, Cachepots and...

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Brass

STACKED Cherry Sculpture no.2, by Richard Haining, Available Now
By Richard Haining
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Inspired by antique "hood bonnets" or "hood ornaments" from the classic cars of the 1920s and 1930s, this STACKED sculpture was made using reclaimed cherry sourced and salvaged from ...
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2010s American Vases

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery, Wood, Hardwood, Cherry, Reclaimed Wood, Scrap Wood

STACKED Sculpture No 4. Made of Salvaged Mahogany by Richard Haining
By Richard Haining
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This is Richard's third free-form exploration using his signature STACKED style. As with all of his work, this sculpture was built, sculpted, and finished entirely by hand. To the co...
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2010s American Modern Vases

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Pottery, Wood, Hardwood, Mahogany, Reclaimed Wood, Scrap Wood

STACKED Oak Rocker Vessel by Richard Haining, Available Now
By Richard Haining
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Part of Richard Haining's STACKED Collection, this asymmetrical this "rocker" vessel lays on it's side and has a gentle rock when touched. It is constructed from reclaimed red and wh...
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2010s American Modern Vases

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Ceramic, Pottery, Wood, Hardwood, Chestnut, Oak, Reclaimed Wood, Scrap Wood

STACKED Mahogany Rimmed Vessel by Richard Haining, Available Now
By Richard Haining
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Part of Richard Haining's STACKED Collection, this planetary like vessel utilizes salvaged mahogany sourced from a variety of places, including some from a sinker log from the Amazon...
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2010s American Modern Vases

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Pottery, Wood, Hardwood, Mahogany, Reclaimed Wood, Scrap Wood

STACKED Squat Maple Vessel by Richard Haining, Available Now
By Richard Haining
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Part of Richard Haining's STACKED Collection, this spherical vase is made from reclaimed maple. The salvaged wood offcuts were sourced from a variety of local Brooklyn wood shops. Th...
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2010s American Modern Vases

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Ceramic, Wood, Hardwood, Maple, Walnut, Reclaimed Wood, Scrap Wood

STACKED Triple Ring Vesse by Richard Haining, salvaged Heart Pine, Available Now
By Richard Haining
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Part of Richard Haining's STACKED Collection, this Three Ringed Vase was made using reclaimed Heart Pine from building joists salvaged from a gutted Brooklyn Brownstone's. These NYC ...
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2010s American Modern Vases

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Ceramic, Pottery, Wood, Hardwood, Softwood, Pine, Reclaimed Wood, Scrap ...

STACKED Walnut Vessel by Richard Haining, Available Now
By Richard Haining
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Part of Richard Haining's STACKED Collection, this vessel uses reclaimed walnut. The salvaged wood was sourced from a variety of local Brooklyn wood shops. The wood's natural colorin...
Category

2010s American Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic, Wood, Hardwood, Maple, Walnut, Reclaimed Wood, Scrap Wood

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Carved Wood Vase For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the carved wood vase you’re looking for. Frequently made of wood, ceramic and hardwood, every carved wood vase was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a carved wood vase, we have 157 options in-stock, while there are 55 modern editions to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer carved wood vase, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A carved wood vase made by Modern designers — as well as those associated with Neoclassical — is very popular. A well-made carved wood vase has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Richard Haining, Antrei Hartikainen and Interi are consistently popular.

How Much is a Carved Wood Vase?

The average selling price for a carved wood vase at 1stDibs is $1,995, while they’re typically $225 on the low end and $31,852 for the highest priced.

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Finding the Right Decorative Objects for You

Every time you move into a house or an apartment — or endeavor to refresh the home you’ve lived in for years — life for that space begins anew. The right home accent, be it the simple placement of a decorative bowl on a shelf or a ceramic vase for fresh flowers, can transform an area from drab to spectacular. But with so many materials and items to choose from, it’s easy to get lost in the process. The key to styling with decorative objects is to work toward making a happy home that best reflects your personal style. 

Ceramics are a versatile addition to any home. If you’ve amassed an assortment of functional pottery over the years, think of your mugs and salad bowls as decorative objects, ideal for displaying in a glass cabinet. Vintage ceramic serveware can pop along white open shelving in your dining area, while large stoneware pitchers paired with woven baskets or quilts in an open cupboard can introduce a rustic farmhouse-style element to your den.

Translucent decorative boxes or bowls made of an acrylic plastic called Lucite — a game changer in furniture that’s easy to clean and lasts long — are modern accents that are neutral enough to dress up a coffee table or desktop without cluttering it. If you’re showcasing pieces from the past, a vintage jewelry box for displaying your treasures can spark conversation. Where is the jewelry box from? Is there a story behind it?

Abstract sculptures or an antique vessel for your home library can draw attention to your book collection and add narrative charm to the most appropriate of corners. There’s more than one way to style your bookcases, and decorative objects add a provocative dynamic. “I love magnifying glasses,” says Alex Assouline, global vice president of luxury publisher Assouline, of adding one’s cherished objects to a home library. “They are both useful and decorative. Objects really elevate libraries and can also make them more personal.”

To help with personalizing your space and truly making it your own, find an extraordinary collection of decorative objects on 1stDibs.

Questions About Carved Wood Vase
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    There are many methods and types of wood carving, including chip, relief, Scandinavian flat-plane, lovespoon, whittling and florentine. Each type uses different tools and can create decorative carvings on both display pieces and furniture. Browse a wide range of carved wood pieces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Jepara wood carving is the intricate wood carving art that comes from the city of Jepara in Indonesia. Artisans typically work with teak wood to create beautiful carved detail and scenes in a piece of furniture. Shop a collection of Jepara wood carvings on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Japanese wood carving is an art form in which artists produce intricate figurines and other objects by cutting and shaping blocks of zelkova, camphor or paulownia wood. In Japanese, the artwork is known as inami. Find a selection of Japanese wood carvings on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A Chinese wood carving is a decorative object carved by hand by Chinese artisans out of local wood, such as nanmu, zitan, bomu or yinxing. This form of sculpture is sometimes called mudiao. On 1stDibs, find a range of Chinese wood carvings.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    In Bali, many different types of woods are used for carving. Some examples include albesia, crocodile wood, rain tree, hibiscus, jackfruit, teak, mahogany and sandalwood. On 1stDibs, you can shop a range of Balinese wood art, furniture and decorative objects.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 19, 2021
    The difference between carving and sculpture is that carving is a carved object, whereas sculpture is the art of shaping figures or designs — because sculpture can involve adding material (i.e., working with plaster, creating a mold to be cast in bronze), it is considered “additive” versus the “subtractive” act of carving.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    In Bali, Indonesia, Jackfruit is considered the best wood when it comes to carving. Jackfruit is a medium hardwood, resistant to termite attacks and is easy to polish. You’ll find a variety of Indonesian carvings from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Antique carved wood can be identified by how it is made. Antique carvings were done by hand, so nicks and cuts will indicate carvings completed with a plane or knife. In addition, hand-carved wood will not be uniform or have perfect symmetry. Always works with a certified appraiser to determine the exact date and value of an item. Find a variety of antique carved wood furniture and decor on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Carved African wood figurines were typically spiritual in nature and were primarily in human form. The wood figurines were carved using ebony, teak, mahogany and iron wood. On 1stDibs, find a collection of authentic African wood figurines from some of the world’s top sellers.

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These Soft Sculptures Are Childhood Imaginary Friends Come to Life

These Soft Sculptures Are Childhood Imaginary Friends Come to Life

Miami artist and designer Gabriela Noelle’s fantastical creations appeal to the Peter Pan in all of us.

This Vivacious Teapot Has Agnes Martin on One Side and Jean-Michel Basquiat on the Other

This Vivacious Teapot Has Agnes Martin on One Side and Jean-Michel Basquiat on the Other

Ceramist Roberto Lugo brings a street-art sensibility to a dainty serving vessel while paying homage to his artistic heroes.

This Rare Set of 100 Alessi Vases Includes Designs by Scores of International Artists

This Rare Set of 100 Alessi Vases Includes Designs by Scores of International Artists

Alessandro Mendini, Michael Graves, Ettore Sottsass and other design luminaries contributed to this unusual collection of porcelain wares representing a time capsule of late-20th-century decorative art.

Salvatori Commissioned Several Famous Architects to Create Miniature Homes in Stone

Salvatori Commissioned Several Famous Architects to Create Miniature Homes in Stone

Gabriele Salvatori explains how the COVID lockdowns inspired his design company's latest collection, the Village.

12 Cool Clocks That Artfully Tell Time

12 Cool Clocks That Artfully Tell Time

With these exceptional timepieces, watching the hours tick by is a pleasure.

Christopher Norman Is Turning the Cast-Off Urban Trees of Los Angeles into Art

Christopher Norman Is Turning the Cast-Off Urban Trees of Los Angeles into Art

With a World War II–era milling machine, the California artist crafts poetic, sculptural furniture pieces.

Ask an Interior Designer: Work-from-Home Edition

Ask an Interior Designer: Work-from-Home Edition

Leaping into a design project, whether it's refreshing the bedroom or redoing the whole house, can be overwhelming. Luckily, we know more than a few interior designers. You asked questions on Instagram, and now they're answering.