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Brutalist Fruit Sweet Bowl Decorative Tabletop Object Handmade Brass Aluminium
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The " Flower Sweet Fruit Bowl" was created by DM, from sand cast aluminium and brass. All our pieces are handmade, mounted and finished in our foundry and workshop in Spain. It is c...
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1990s Abstract More Art

Materials

Brass, Metal

Modern Wall Face Sculpture Decorative Objects Hand-Painted Ceramic for Tabletop
Located in Porto, PT
Modern Wall Face Sculpture Decorative Objects Hand-Painted Ceramic for Tabletop Nina Ceramic Figurine is a unique decor item. Each detail of this beautiful figurative head is hand-p...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Modern Wall Face Sculpture Decorative Objects Hand-Painted Ceramic for Tabletop
Located in Porto, PT
Nina Figurine Head Hand-Painted Ceramic Figurative Sculpture Modern Wall Decor Nina figurine is a very special decorative ceramic head. Each detail of this item is inspired by the N...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Pewter and Brass Tabletop Box
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful pewter and brass box. The edges and front mounted symbol for longevity are made from brass and are applied to the thick pewter structure. Box is unmarked.  
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Antique Early 1900s Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Brass, Pewter

  • Pewter and Brass Tabletop Box
  • Pewter and Brass Tabletop Box
  • Pewter and Brass Tabletop Box
  • Pewter and Brass Tabletop Box
H 12 in. W 9.5 in. D 1.75 in.
19th Century, French Tabletop Bronze Lions
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Fabulous pair of detailed, hand-cast, recumbent, left and right bronze lions with lush, flowing manes.
Category

Antique 19th Century French Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Dragonfly on Acrylic Tabletop Accessory
Located in Dallas, TX
Mix it up. With gilded wings textured by hand, this dragonfly accessory makes a spot more playful. Orchestrate your space with things like natural motifs that you smile.
Category

2010s American Mounted Objects

Materials

Steel

Butterflies on Acrylic Tabletop Accessory
Located in Dallas, TX
Play up your flirty, fluttery side with this butterfly decorative accessory. Each flutter, mounted on acrylic, adds movement and joy wherever it lands. Build a space where you can b...
Category

2010s American Mounted Objects

Materials

Steel

Blush Tabletop Candleholder
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Wheel thrown, hand pierced ceramic tabletop sculpture/ vessel. This piece provides the perfect pop of color to any room. It can stand alone as an art piece, or with a candle, it can ...
Category

2010s American Adam Style More Candle Holders

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

19th Century Tunbridgeware Tabletop Stationary Box, Micro Mosaic
By Tunbridge Ware
Located in Dallas, TX
Stunning little 19th century tabletop stationary box made of micro-mosaic. Made in Britain, circa 1870, in Tunbridge Wells, hence these type of works are called Tunbridgeware! ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English High Victorian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Burl, Boxwood, Ebony, Walnut

Modern Abstract Metal Tabletop Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
Modern abstract welded metal tabletop sculpture. Made of various shapes and metal elements, some with glaze. The piece is in great vintage condition with age-appropriate wear and use.
Category

20th Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Amelie-Pierced Ceramic Tabletop Sculpture Turquoise
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Amelie is part of the Femme Series, a sculptural exploration celebrating the female form. I am trying to capture the universal balance and grace of the female form. The delicacy of t...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Aimee-Pierced Ceramic Tabletop Sculpture Turquoise
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Aimee is part of the Femme Series, a sculptural exploration celebrating the female form. I am trying to capture the universal balance and grace of the female form. The delicacy of th...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Art Nouveau Tabletop Picture Frame
Located in Pawtucket, RI
Nicely constructed and executed Nouveau tabletop picture frame. Most likely European in manufacture. Heavy solid brass construction.
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Early 20th Century European Art Nouveau Picture Frames

Materials

Brass

  • Art Nouveau Tabletop Picture Frame
  • Art Nouveau Tabletop Picture Frame
  • Art Nouveau Tabletop Picture Frame
  • Art Nouveau Tabletop Picture Frame
H 11 in. W 1 in. D 9 in.
Brutalist Modern Metal Tabletop Spike Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
Brutalist modern metal tabletop sculpture with a set of rough metal spikes set in a composite base. The base is signed 'Matias' on the back. In great vintage condition with age-appro...
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Vintage 1970s American Brutalist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Cobalt Blue Tabletop Candleholder
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Wheel thrown, hand pierced ceramic tabletop sculpture/ vessel. This piece provides the perfect pop of color to any room. It can stand alone as an art piece, or with a candle, it can ...
Category

2010s American Adam Style More Candle Holders

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

1960s Hand-Made African Tabletop Hut with Shells and Beading
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1960s Hand-Made African Tabletop Hut with Cowry or cowrie Shells, blue and cream Beading, fur, and fabric.
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Vintage 1960s African Decorative Boxes

Materials

Fur, Shell, Fabric, Beads

Blue/Green Tabletop Candleholder
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Wheel thrown, hand pierced ceramic tabletop sculpture/ vessel. This piece provides the perfect pop of color to any room. It can stand alone as an art piece, or with a candle, it can ...
Category

2010s American Adam Style More Candle Holders

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

Antique Art Deco Onyx & Marble Tabletop Clock
Located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Rare Art Deco marble & onyx mantle clock complete with key. The bronze detailing is exceptional and showcases the art deco style at its best. The clock is adorned with a bronze Egypt...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Mantel Clocks

Materials

Onyx, Marble, Metal

James Bearden Large, Intricate, Tabletop Owl Sculpture
By James Bearden
Located in Kansas City, MO
Large James Bearden owl sculpture in mint condition.
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Early 2000s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Copper, Steel

Aimee-Pierced Ceramic Tabletop Sculpture Turquoise
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Aimee is part of the Femme Series, a sculptural exploration celebrating the female form. I am trying to capture the universal balance and grace of the female form. The delicacy of th...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Shlomi Haziza Postmodern Abstract Acrylic Tabletop Sculpture
By Shlomi Haziza
Located in New York, NY
Postmodern abstract tabletop sculptural slab of acrylic with ribboning edges created by Shlomi Haziza (Israeli, XX-XXI). The piece is made in changing shades of fuschia, turquoise, g...
Category

1990s Post-Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Acrylic

Modernist Abstract Wood and Metal Tabletop Sculpture
Located in San Mateo, CA
Carved wood sculpture with a Brutalist metal base. This is one of a group of sculptures we acquired by an anonymous artist. This dates to the 1950s-1960s. The sculpture is not signed.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Mixed Media Tabletop Sculpture with Buddhist Message
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Wonderfully imaginative found object sculpture having an old soap box wheel as its base, encrusted with key holes, clock faces, antique porcelain hand thrusting from the center with ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mounted Objects

Materials

Metal

Large Pierced Ceramic Tabletop Orb Sculpture, Cobalt Blue
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Inspired by Mid-Century Modern design, this piece is wheel thrown and hand pierced stoneware with a glossy cobalt glaze with black highlights. Smaller holes are created when the clay...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

Red and Black Tabletop Candleholder
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
This wheel thrown, hand pierced ceramic tabletop sculpture/ vessel. with its vibrant red glaze that breaks to black, this piece provides the perfect pop of color to any room. It can ...
Category

2010s American Other More Candle Holders

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

1960s Brutalist Bronze Tabletop Sculpture
Located in Sagaponack, NY
Brutalist tabletop sculpture being a linear assemblage of bronze twig like rods of varying lengths stacked on a square aluminum base. Letters 'HF' and '64' etched in to the base in a...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

  • 1960s Brutalist Bronze Tabletop Sculpture
  • 1960s Brutalist Bronze Tabletop Sculpture
  • 1960s Brutalist Bronze Tabletop Sculpture
  • 1960s Brutalist Bronze Tabletop Sculpture
H 13.75 in. W 16 in. D 15 in.
Large Pierced Ceramic Tabletop Orb Sculpture, Cobalt Blue
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Inspired by Mid-Century Modern design, this piece is wheel thrown and hand pierced stoneware with a glossy cobalt glaze with black highlights. Smaller holes are created when the clay...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

Azure Blue Tabletop Candleholder
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Wheel thrown, hand pierced ceramic tabletop sculpture/ vessel. This piece provides the perfect pop of color to any room. It can stand alone as an art piece, or with a candle, it can ...
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2010s American Other More Candle Holders

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

Cosette- Femme Collection-Pierced Ceramic Tabletop Sculpture-White
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Cosette is part of the Femme Series, a sculptural exploration celebrating the female form. I am trying to capture the universal balance and grace of the female form. The delicacy of ...
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Bird Dog, Tabletop Abstract Metal Sculpture, by David Edelman
Located in New York, NY
"Bird Dog" cast bronze metal sculpture Dimensions: L: 5” x W: 4” x H: 3.5” Artist: David Edelman, Represented by Edelman New York Material: Cast bronze.   
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Animal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Angelo Mangiarotti Marble Tabletop Sculpture
By Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in Danville, CA
Handsome tabletop sculpture or bowl by Angelo Mangiarotti. Sold by Knoll. Unmarked.
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Marble

American Modern Lucite Tabletop Sculpture, Van Teal
By Van Teal
Located in Hollywood, FL
Composition is a circle, a square, a triangle, and a rectangle, with canted dimesional cuts on a base. Very chunky and prismatic when light hits it.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Lucite

Pair of French Modern Cream Marble Figural Tabletop Sculptures
Located in Hollywood, FL
Each with french modern sensibility, with faces evocative of Picasso style faces of a man and a woman.
Category

Vintage 1960s French Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Pierced Ceramic Tabletop Sculpture/Candleholder, Turquiose
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Wheel thrown, hand pierced ceramic tabletop sculpture/ vessel. This piece provides the perfect pop of color to any room. It can stand alone as an art piece, or with a candle, it can ...
Category

2010s American Other More Candle Holders

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

1970s John Spielman Modern Wood Organic Tabletop Sculpture
By John Spielman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Modern Wood tear drop Shaped Sculpture with a black wooden Base, Modern Contemporary sculpture that will get the attention in your room. A truly beautiful piece of art.
Category

Vintage 1970s English Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Whimsical Original Mixed Media Tabletop Sculpture on Vintage Toaster
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Magical imaginative tabletop sculpture made from a vintage toaster having white porcelain base and metal wire appliance. Artist has created a scene of found antique folk art sheep in...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Steampunk Animal Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Five-Piece Polished Aluminum Hoselton Collection of Tabletop Sculptures
Located in Ferndale, MI
Five-piece Hoselton collection consists of five stylized animals. Three owls largest 6" tall smallest 2.25" tall a wolf and long horn steer. Handmade in Canada.
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Aluminum

1800s French Luis XVI Style Tabletop Clock with Angels
Located in Malaga, ES
French tabletop clock with angels in brass and marble, in Luis XVI, 19th century style. Gilded sphere with Roman numbers and enamels in the manner of 'Cutteau". Paris type clock mach...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Baroque Mantel Clocks

Materials

Marble, Bronze

Big Point Tabletop Amethyst Geode
By Nature
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Amethyst has been highly prized since ancient times for its legendary powers to stimulate & soothe the energies of the mind & emotions. Agate is highly regarded as a stabilizing, str...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Other Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst, Crystal

  • Big Point Tabletop Amethyst Geode
  • Big Point Tabletop Amethyst Geode
  • Big Point Tabletop Amethyst Geode
  • Big Point Tabletop Amethyst Geode
H 20 in. W 31 in. D 22 in.
Green Teardrop Tabletop Candleholder, in Stock
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Inspired by Mid-Century Modern design, the pierced vessel is wheel thrown and hand pierced stoneware with a blush satin glaze that highlights the pierced pattern beautifully. It can ...
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern More Candle Holders

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

Gilded Steel and Onyx Tabletop Sculpture by Curtis Jeré
By Curtis Jere
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A original 1970s brass sculpture on a solid onyx base by Curtis Jeré. Dimension: 33.25" high 31" wide 15" deep. The onyx base is 6" high 5" wide 5" deep.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Onyx, Steel

Mexican Modernism Curved Mahogany Tabletop Picture Frame 1970s Mexico
By Michael van Beuren, Clara Porset
Located in National City, CA
Excellent Mexican Modernism in a curved mahogany wood picture frame. For tabletop desk display comes with support stand. Measures: 9.13 tall x 7.13 wide x 1.75. Original unrestore...
Category

Vintage 1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Picture Frames

Materials

Wood, Mahogany

1950s Brutalist Bronze Tabletop Sculpture by Costikyan 'Signed'
Located in New York, NY
A bronze tabletop sculpture on rectangular base. Signed Costikyan on underside.
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Vintage 1950s American Brutalist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Brass Tabletop Model of a Cannon
Located in New York, NY
Brass tabletop model / sculpture of a cannon with articulated barrel. Measures: 7.5" H x 14" L x 4.75" W.
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20th Century Unknown More Desk Accessories

Materials

Brass

  • Brass Tabletop Model of a Cannon
  • Brass Tabletop Model of a Cannon
  • Brass Tabletop Model of a Cannon
  • Brass Tabletop Model of a Cannon
H 7.5 in. W 14 in. D 4.75 in.
1970s Brass Tabletop Nail Sculpture
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A petite square brass nail sculpture.   
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Brass

  • 1970s Brass Tabletop Nail Sculpture
  • 1970s Brass Tabletop Nail Sculpture
  • 1970s Brass Tabletop Nail Sculpture
  • 1970s Brass Tabletop Nail Sculpture
H 6.5 in. W 2 in. D 2 in.
Tabletop Bird Sculpture by James Bearden Patinated Steel and Wire
By James Bearden
Located in Kansas City, MO
Abstract bird sculpture by James Bearden. Beautifully patinated steel and wire fixed to a wood base.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Cut Steel

1975 American Modern Tabletop Mirror Sculpture by Robert Whitley 'Signed'
By Robert Whitley
Located in North Miami, FL
1975 American modern tabletop mirror and gavel with stand sculptures made of curly maple and walnut by Robert Whitley (1924). Both pieces are carved and signed by the artist. Meas...
Category

20th Century American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wood, Maple, Walnut

White Cement Cast Molded Brutalist Style Tabletop Face Mask Sculpture
Located in Paris, FR
White cement cast molded Brutalist style bust tabletop sculpture.
Category

2010s Danish Brutalist Busts

Materials

Cement

Pierced Tabletop Candleholder/Sculpture, Blush, In Stock
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Inspired by midcentury modern design, the pierced vessel is wheel thrown and hand pierced stoneware with a Blush satin glaze that highlights the pierced pattern beautifully. It can s...
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern More Candle Holders

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

Clem Pennington Assemblage Tabletop Sculpture in the Style of Louise Nevelson
Located in Chicago, IL
Clem Pennington table top assemblage black painted sculpture with red dot in the style of Louise Nevelson. The photos are slightly overexposed to show detail. Original condition as f...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Green Pierced Ceramic Tabletop Bowl, in Stock
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Inspired by Mid-Century Modern design, this bowl is wheel thrown and hand pierced stoneware. The satin glaze varies subtly from moss green to blue to gray. Controlled, slow cooling i...
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

Unique Handmade Tabletop Geode Sculpture in Emerald Green and Blush Pink
By Elyse Graham
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These one of a kind tabletop Geode sculptures are made by artist, Elyse Graham, in her Los Angeles studio. The pieces are created from the inside out. Graham forms a small cluste...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Resin

1970s Tabletop Metal Sculpture on Birch Drum Base
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A metal sculpture consisting of a thin rigid wire with folded, fortune-cookie-shape pieces of naturally patinated brass slipped onto the rod and stacked vertically. The rod is set in...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Brass

Antique Bronze Tabletop Sculpture of ChiId illegible Artist Signed like Rodin
By Auguste Rodin
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Antique Tabletop Bronze Sculpture of a Mother and Child or Cherubs in the Sea? Procured from high-end Washington D.C. Estate. We are unable to ascertain artist information, there is ...
Category

Vintage 1920s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Tabletop Bird Sculpture in the Manner of Curtis Jere
By Curtis Jere
Located in Kansas City, MO
Tabletop bird sculpture. Steel and wire with applied patina. Unsigned, but very much in the style of Jere. Twenty inched tall. Mounted to a wood base and in excellent condition.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Wire, Steel

Tabletop Sculpture in the Style of Curtis Jere, Beautifully Patinated Bronze
By Curtis Jere
Located in Kansas City, MO
Exceptional 1960s bronze and brass tabletop sculpture. Beautiful patina. In the style of Jere or Bertoia.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Rare Tabletop Amethyst Formation with Calcite Goethite & Quartz
Located in London, GB
A very rare and exquisite table-top amethyst formation. The long fromation preserves a prominent golden calcite crystal on a bed of deep purple amethyst and is particularly sculptura...
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Uruguayan Natural Specimens

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Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

  • Rare Tabletop Amethyst Formation with Calcite Goethite & Quartz
  • Rare Tabletop Amethyst Formation with Calcite Goethite & Quartz
  • Rare Tabletop Amethyst Formation with Calcite Goethite & Quartz
  • Rare Tabletop Amethyst Formation with Calcite Goethite & Quartz
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H 4.73 in. W 8.08 in. D 2.56 in.
Shallow Pink Pierced Ceramic Tabletop Bowl, in Stock
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Inspired by Mid-Century Modern design, this bowl is wheel thrown and hand pierced stoneware. The satin glaze varies subtly from rhubarb to pale pink to eggshell to white. Controlled,...
Category

Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

Pierced Blush Ceramic Tabletop Fruit Bowl, in Stock
By Lynne Meade Ceramics
Located in Oakland, CA
Inspired by Mid-Century Modern design, this bowl is wheel thrown and hand pierced stoneware. The satin glaze varies subtly from blush to cream to white. Controlled, slow cooling in t...
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

Rare Tabletop Amethyst Formation with Calcites Goethite & Quartz
Located in London, GB
A very rare and exquisite table-top amethyst formation. The long formation preserves prominent golden calcites crystal on a bed of deep purple amethyst and is particularly sculptural...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Uruguayan Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

  • Rare Tabletop Amethyst Formation with Calcites Goethite & Quartz
  • Rare Tabletop Amethyst Formation with Calcites Goethite & Quartz
  • Rare Tabletop Amethyst Formation with Calcites Goethite & Quartz
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H 2.96 in. W 9.06 in. D 2.76 in.
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Decorative Tabletop Objects For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of decorative tabletop objects available for sale. Each of these unique decorative tabletop objects was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, ceramic and wood. Find 153 antique and vintage decorative tabletop objects at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 73 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. Decorative tabletop objects have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Industrial decorative tabletop objects are consistently popular styles. Many decorative tabletop objects are appealing in their simplicity, but Lynne Meade Ceramics, Curtis Jere and Sidney Hutter produced popular decorative tabletop objects that are worth a look.

How Much are Decorative Tabletop Objects?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $965, while they’re typically $48 on the low end and $38,250 highest priced.

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.

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