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Sea Life and Shell Diorama /Shadow Box
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-715 Beautiful sea life diorama including sea shells various crustaceans ,seahorse starfish
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Vintage 1950s Nautical Objects

Materials

Shell

Beautiful Antique Oval Shell Shadow Box Diorama
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Lovely Nantucket 19th century oval shell diorama having artistically arranged collection of natural
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Antique Late 19th Century American Shadow Boxes

Materials

Shell, Glass, Wood

Collection of 19th Century Beetles in Shadow Boxes
Located in East Hampton, NY
5 Dioramas or shadow boxes of 19th Century beetles.... odd and interesting....
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Antique Late 19th Century Shadow Boxes

Materials

Glass

Sailing Ship Diorama, Late 19th Century
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a beautifully detailed diorama or shadow box of a late 19th century schooner and tug boat.
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Early 20th Century American Shadow Boxes

Materials

Plaster, Wool, Paper

  • Sailing Ship Diorama, Late 19th Century
  • Sailing Ship Diorama, Late 19th Century
  • Sailing Ship Diorama, Late 19th Century
  • Sailing Ship Diorama, Late 19th Century
H 14.5 in W 21.5 in D 4.75 in
Architectural Diorama of a French Street
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Rare and unusual antique diorama of a street in a neighborhood, in a city capturing a time and a
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Early 20th Century French Archaistic Shadow Boxes

Materials

Metal

18th Century French Diorama of Christ Church Oxford
Located in Stamford, CT
Charming 18th century French diorama with hand colored copper plate engraving. In original
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Shadow Boxes

Materials

Paper

Wonderful Diorama of American Home Hand Painted with Hand Painted Carved Birds
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Wonderful Round Diorama of American home hand painted with hand painted carved birds. The house
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Mid-20th Century American Shadow Boxes

Materials

Wood

Modern Diorama "Area Above San Rafael Reef, Utah" Lloyd Brown, 1999, Painting
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Stunning diorama by American artist Lloyd Brown. “View of Area Above San Rafael Reef, Utah” 1999
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Late 20th Century American Post-Modern Shadow Boxes

Materials

Wood

Sailing Ship Diorama 19th Century Signed
Located in Norwood, NJ
George Vempley Burwood British (1844-1917) signed and dated. Sailing ship, schooner diorama shadow
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Antique 1890s British Victorian Nautical Objects

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paint

Impressively Large Antique Diorama or Shadow Box of Sailing Vessel
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A very large impressive diorama or shadow box work of art with detailed sailing vessel.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Folk Art Models and Miniatures

Materials

Glass, Wood

American Three Masted Clipper Ship Diorama in Shadow Box Frame, Circa 1850
Located in Hollywood, SC
American three masted clipper ship diorama under glass in shadow box gilt frame. Mid-19th century.
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Antique 1850s American American Empire Nautical Objects

Materials

Glass, Wood, Giltwood, Paint

American Country Wooden Curves Shadow Box
Located in New York, NY
French model curves displayed in a green felt lined oak framed shadow box.
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20th Century American Country Picture Frames

Materials

Wood, Oak

Sailboat Diorama
Located in Nashville, TN
steamboat in the distance. Wood shadow box.
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Antique 19th Century American Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wire

  • Sailboat Diorama
  • Sailboat Diorama
  • Sailboat Diorama
  • Sailboat Diorama
H 17.25 in W 24.75 in D 3.25 in
Americas Cup Yacht Wall Mount Diorama
Located in Norwell, MA
background with ships. Mounted into a shadow box bracketed for wall hanging. Weight: 9 lbs. Overall
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Early 2000s North American Decorative Art

Materials

Wood

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Venetian follower of Marco Ricci - 18th century landscape painting figures
Located in Varmo, IT
Cerchia di Marco Ricci (Belluno 1676 – Venezia 1730) – River landscape with characters. 34 x 26 cm without frame, 43 x 35 cm with frame. Oil on canvas, in carved and gilded wooden ...
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Early 18th Century Rococo Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Taxidermy Composition with Rare Exotic Birds in a Large Bowed Glass Case
Located in Leuven , BE
A wonderful glass case with a selection of 20 rare exotic birds in a natural environment of tree branches and grass. The case has a rare bowed front glass and is in good condition fo...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Victorian Taxidermy

Materials

Organic Material

Rare Hand Crafted & Glazed Italian Majolica Pendant w. Ocean Wildlife Sculpture
Located in Lisse, NL
Good size, midcentury made. lantern design 'ocean view light fixture'. If you are looking for the ideal light fixture for your Palm Beach or Malibu (beach) house or if you own the ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

1960s Industrial Medical Cabinet
Located in Norwalk, CT
This is a great medical cabinet from the 1960s, ready to keep all your goodies safe this is a great 1960s accent item that is sure to be a one of a kind addition to your decor!
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

  • 1960s Industrial Medical Cabinet
  • 1960s Industrial Medical Cabinet
  • 1960s Industrial Medical Cabinet
  • 1960s Industrial Medical Cabinet
H 67 in W 31.5 in D 16 in
Pair of Antique Italian Painted Venetian Beds
Located in London, Park Royal
Pair of antique Venetian single beds. Painted in Yellow ochre with floral motifs all around.
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Louis XV Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood, Paint

  • Pair of Antique Italian Painted Venetian Beds
  • Pair of Antique Italian Painted Venetian Beds
  • Pair of Antique Italian Painted Venetian Beds
  • Pair of Antique Italian Painted Venetian Beds
H 59.85 in W 38.98 in D 79.53 in
Doctor's Medical Cabinet, circa 1910
Located in Norwalk, CT
An awesome early medical cabinet, ready to hold your unusual treasures!
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Early 20th Century Cabinets

Materials

Metal

  • Doctor's Medical Cabinet, circa 1910
  • Doctor's Medical Cabinet, circa 1910
  • Doctor's Medical Cabinet, circa 1910
  • Doctor's Medical Cabinet, circa 1910
H 66 in W 30.5 in D 15 in
Antique Shadowbox Diorama of Ship Models
Located in Bridgeport, CT
An impressive and unusual 19th century cased ship diorama displaying four ships at sea. A four masted schooner sets the background with a tug boat, two masted vessel and a steamship ...
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Antique 19th Century American Classical Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

  • Antique Shadowbox Diorama of Ship Models
  • Antique Shadowbox Diorama of Ship Models
  • Antique Shadowbox Diorama of Ship Models
  • Antique Shadowbox Diorama of Ship Models
H 17.25 in W 33.5 in D 9.5 in
Vintage Iron And Glass Medical Cabinet, 1970s
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
This medical cabinet was designed in the 1970s and was produced circa 1975 in hungary. It is made from iron and glass with new glass shelves. The glass is held by a black rubber stri...
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Vintage 1970s Hungarian Industrial Vitrines

Materials

Iron

  • Vintage Iron And Glass Medical Cabinet, 1970s
  • Vintage Iron And Glass Medical Cabinet, 1970s
  • Vintage Iron And Glass Medical Cabinet, 1970s
  • Vintage Iron And Glass Medical Cabinet, 1970s
H 70.87 in W 25.6 in D 16.54 in
Rare and Important English Shadow Box Model of a Full-Rigged Ship
Located in Norwell, MA
19th Century shadow box. Ship at center flanked by a steamer and a pilot boat. Profusely painted background depicts the cliffs of Dover and numerous sailing vessels. Signed lower rig...
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Antique 1890s English Paintings

Materials

Wood

Wim Van Norden, Dutch Landscape with Canal and Windmill
By Wim van Norden
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
Wim van Norden (Dutch artist 1917-2001) Dutch Landscape with canal and windmill, signed Wim V. Norden, (signed lower right), oil on canvas measuring 23" inches high x 31" inches wide...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Dutch Colonial Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Coelestin Brugner Landscape with a Stork by the Water
By Colestin Brugner
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
Coelestin Brugner (German 1824-1887), a landscape with a stork by the water, oil on canvas, signed (lower right), The painting measures 9 3/8"-inches high x 12 3/8"-inches wide, fram...
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Antique Mid-19th Century German Georgian Paintings

Materials

Paint

Eurasian Eagle Owl 'Bubo bubo' on Antique White Museum Stand, 1910
Located in Leuven , BE
Species preconvention 01/06/1947 can be commercialised in accordance with rule n°338/97 CE dated 09/12/1996. The Eurasian eagle-owl (Bubo bubo) is a species of eagle-owl that resi...
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20th Century French Taxidermy

Materials

Organic Material, Wood

Vintage Handmade Boat Model Diorama
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Vintage handmade boat model diorama of the "Sovereign of the Seas" a three masted schooner, displayed in its original case. Originally built in Massachusetts in 1852 and in 1854, thi...
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Antique 19th Century American American Colonial Nautical Objects

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Hardwood

Huge Monumental Victorian Taxidermy Dome with Colorfull Tropical Birds, C. 1850
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A monumental Victorian taxidermy dome, measuring H. 90 cm, with a wide variety of Tropical birds, of which many male and female pairs England, late 19th century Amongst the birds...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Taxidermy

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Animal Skin, Glass, Plaster, Feathers

Small hand-painted Secretaire, 19th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Small painted secretary with two drawers and curved sloping flap. The interior consists of letter compartments with ogival frames and low drawers. The cream white and light blue sett...
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Antique 19th Century German Baroque Revival Secretaires

Materials

Wood

  • Small hand-painted Secretaire, 19th Century
  • Small hand-painted Secretaire, 19th Century
  • Small hand-painted Secretaire, 19th Century
  • Small hand-painted Secretaire, 19th Century
H 39.38 in W 32.49 in D 18.12 in
Vintage Glass & Iron Medical Cabinet, 1950s
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Medicine cabinet made of iron and glass. The cabinet is from the 1950s and was produced in Hungary. The cabinet is stripped down to the metal and treated for rust. The cabinet comes...
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Mid-20th Century Hungarian Industrial Vitrines

Materials

Iron

  • Vintage Glass & Iron Medical Cabinet, 1950s
  • Vintage Glass & Iron Medical Cabinet, 1950s
  • Vintage Glass & Iron Medical Cabinet, 1950s
  • Vintage Glass & Iron Medical Cabinet, 1950s
H 70.08 in W 39.38 in D 15.75 in

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American Folk Art Nautical Diorama
Located in West Palm beach, FL
Really great and original folk art diorama with nautical theme. This diorama is all painted out in
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Antique 19th Century American American Craftsman Shadow Boxes

Materials

Mixed Media

Miniature Interior Diorama by Helen Bruce
By Helen Bruce
Located in Long Island City, NY
antique dolls and antique miniature, dollhouse accessories, from which she created these dioramas
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Vintage 1950s American Shadow Boxes

Materials

Fabric

Miniature Interior Diorama by Helen Bruce
By Helen Bruce
Located in Long Island City, NY
which she created these dioramas depicting 19th century millinery shops and interiors. She was
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Vintage 1950s American Shadow Boxes

Materials

Fabric

Hand Painted Diorama Representing a Sea Storm, France, 1940s
Located in Lugano, Ticino
Diorama representing a sea storm, realistic representation with lifeboat with sailors, whale tail
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20th Century French Shadow Boxes

Materials

Glass, Wood

Marcel Dzama Theater Box
By Marcel Dzama
Located in Mainz, DE
Politics as theater. M a r c e l D z a m a creates a diorama in which men with long-Pinocchio
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21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Modern Shadow Boxes

  • Marcel Dzama Theater Box
  • Marcel Dzama Theater Box
  • Marcel Dzama Theater Box
  • Marcel Dzama Theater Box
H 25.6 in W 59.85 in D 25.6 in
Ship Shadow Box Diorama
Located in New York, NY
Carved wood sails, interesting sea and bright, original paint. Exceptional full hull ship diorama
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20th Century American Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood, Glass

  • Ship Shadow Box Diorama
  • Ship Shadow Box Diorama
  • Ship Shadow Box Diorama
  • Ship Shadow Box Diorama
H 17 in W 33 in D 7.375 in
Group of English Shadow Box Fish Diorama SATURDAY SALE
Located in West Palm beach, FL
Well done group of English shadow box consisting of fish and water plants. Stuffed Perch, Beam and
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Taxidermy

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Lacquer

19th Century Austrian Nativity Diorama
Located in Wiscasset, ME
Comprised of multiple figures in a diorama shadow box
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Folk Art Shadow Boxes

19th Century Austrian Nativity Diorama
H 10.25 in W 12.25 in D 4.5 in
Taxidermy Shadow Box Diorama
Located in San Francisco, CA
Two taxidermy birds in a naturalistic setting with painted background.
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Early 20th Century English Shadow Boxes

  • Taxidermy Shadow Box Diorama
  • Taxidermy Shadow Box Diorama
  • Taxidermy Shadow Box Diorama
  • Taxidermy Shadow Box Diorama
H 10 in W 17.5 in D 5.5 in
American shadow box diorama of a ship, 1890-1910
Located in Kenilworth, IL
painted clouds. The work is mounted in a painted wood shadow box and fitted with period glass. The shadow
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20th Century American Folk Art Shadow Boxes

Materials

Glass, Plaster, Wood, Paint

Charming Shadow Box Diorama of Pastural Scene with Cows
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Charming very dailed diorama in a mahogany and glass shadowbox having adorable pastural scene with
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Vintage 1950s American Shadow Boxes

Materials

Glass, Wood

Antique Victorian Mixed Fruit Wax Diorama Displayed in Giltwood Shadow Box
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Victorian still life diorama offers wax mixed fruit displayed in shadow box with
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Antique Mid-19th Century European Victorian Shadow Boxes

Materials

Glass, Giltwood

Colorful Ship Diorama
Located in Nantucket, MA
Shadow box of a four masted ship under full sail with a pilot boat and lighthouse in the
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Shadow Boxes

  • Colorful Ship Diorama
  • Colorful Ship Diorama
  • Colorful Ship Diorama
  • Colorful Ship Diorama
H 21.5 in W 35.5 in L 21.5 in
Exceptional Religious Diorama
Located in San Francisco, CA
Very elaborate shadowbox with painted and parcel gilt interior. Figures are made of painted paper and fabric. Great detail.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier European Shadow Boxes

  • Exceptional Religious Diorama
  • Exceptional Religious Diorama
  • Exceptional Religious Diorama
  • Exceptional Religious Diorama
H 23 in W 18 in D 6.5 in
Oval Concave Ship Diorama
Located in East Hampton, NY
Unique oval concave clipper ship shadow box with convex glass.
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Antique 19th Century Shadow Boxes

Materials

Canvas

  • Oval Concave Ship Diorama
  • Oval Concave Ship Diorama
  • Oval Concave Ship Diorama
  • Oval Concave Ship Diorama
H 2 in Dm 16.75 in
American Schooner Ship Diorama
Located in East Hampton, NY
American schooner ship relief in shadow box of the "B.S. Wright". Sculpted waves and painted
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Antique Late 19th Century Shadow Boxes

  • American Schooner Ship Diorama
  • American Schooner Ship Diorama
  • American Schooner Ship Diorama
  • American Schooner Ship Diorama
H 19.25 in W 32.25 in D 4.5 in
Antique Taxidermy Tropical Bird Diorama
Located in San Francisco, CA
Highly unusual heart-shaped glass dome diorama containing one parrot and four hummingbirds.
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Antique 19th Century Shadow Boxes

Vintage Three Dimensional Shell Diorama
Located in Hudson, NY
The whimsical diorama done in a shadowbox frame and composed completely of shells depicts an
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Shadow Boxes

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Gold Leaf

Three English Framed Diorama Pictures
Located in Essex, MA
Three cut paper and shell mounted and fabric pictures by Theo Townsend. Provenance: G. Heywood Hill, Ltd London., with letters from artist dated 1975. These pictures are beautifully...
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20th Century English Shadow Boxes

  • Three English Framed Diorama Pictures
  • Three English Framed Diorama Pictures
  • Three English Framed Diorama Pictures
  • Three English Framed Diorama Pictures
H 18.75 in W 18 in D 1 in
Antique English Folk Art Diorama
Located in Port Chester, NY
Very detailed and clearly lovingly made antique English folk art piece. Very creative use of glass bits for base, use of porcelain Victorian vase, dolls are sitting in ceramic seats.
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Antique 19th Century English Shadow Boxes

Materials

Ceramic, Glass, Wood

  • Antique English Folk Art Diorama
  • Antique English Folk Art Diorama
  • Antique English Folk Art Diorama
  • Antique English Folk Art Diorama
H 19 in W 20 in D 8 in
Jewel of an Antique Ship Scene Diorama
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Incredibly crafted handmade antique diorama of a sailing vessel, very 3 D with other boats in the
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Shadow Boxes

  • Jewel of an Antique Ship Scene Diorama
  • Jewel of an Antique Ship Scene Diorama
  • Jewel of an Antique Ship Scene Diorama
  • Jewel of an Antique Ship Scene Diorama
H 16 in W 19.5 in D 3.75 in
A Diorama of Ship at Sea, Circa 1860
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An English Painted Diorama of a ship at sea painted and decorated with multiple sails and flags on
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Antique 19th Century English Shadow Boxes

18th Century French Diorama, View of Rouen Cathedral
Located in Stamford, CT
Charming French 18th century diorama with copper plate engraving, hand colored. In original
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XV Shadow Boxes

Materials

Paper

Pair of Still Life Shellwork Dioramas, Italian, circa 1875
Located in Nantucket, MA
Pair of three dimensional Still Life Dioramas. Beautiful and scarce, depicting floral motifs made
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Aesthetic Movement Shadow Boxes

Materials

Fabric, Shell, Silk

Large French Framed Diorama or Painting of a Castle Scene, 19th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
Large French framed diorama or painting of a castle scene, 19th century.
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Antique Early 19th Century French Shadow Boxes

Materials

Wood

Antique Folk Art Diorama With Hand Carved Wooden Figures, Circa 1850's
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Folk Art diorama depicts carriage house with glass panels in wood frame and having
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Primitive Shadow Boxes

Materials

Glass, Wood

Historic Diorama Featuring the Four Masted Barque 'William P. Frye' at Full Sail
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
This great historic diorama likely dates to the first part of the 20th century. It represents a
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Shadow Boxes

Materials

String, Glass, Wood, Paint, Paper

American 19th Century Ship Diorama of a Barkentine and Tugboat Wood and Plaster
Located in Wells, ME
American 19th century ship diorama of a barkentine and tugboat. The ships are all painted wood and
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Shadow Boxes

Materials

Walnut

American 19th Century Diorama of a Barquentine and Tug boat on the Sea
Located in Wells, ME
American diorama of a barquentine in full sail and a tug boat on rough seas. The ships are hand
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Shadow Boxes

Materials

Wood

Vintage Civil War Camp Fire Diorama Framed Shadow Box Museum Deaccession
Located in Vero Beach, FL
artistic 3 dimensional shadow box is framed and covered with vintage wallpaper. It is a deaccession from
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Mid-20th Century American American Colonial Models and Miniatures

Materials

Glass, Wood

European Sailing Ship Diorama
Located in Norwell, MA
galleries, etc.. The inside of the shadow box is painted with a European castle, other sailboats, distant
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Vintage 1910s European Models and Miniatures

Materials

Wood

  • European Sailing Ship Diorama
  • European Sailing Ship Diorama
  • European Sailing Ship Diorama
  • European Sailing Ship Diorama
H 23 in W 27 in D 12 in
German Genre Boxwood Carved Diorama
Located in Wiscasset, ME
C. 1900 Could be carved by Steiner Presented in velvet cased shadow box
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Antique Early 1900s German Black Forest Decorative Art

Ship Diorama of a Schooner
Located in Nantucket, MA
The shadow box depicts a two masted topsail schooner with painted background Top right of the of
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Folk Art Nautical Objects

Materials

Plaster, Paint, Oak, Pine

  • Ship Diorama of a Schooner
  • Ship Diorama of a Schooner
  • Ship Diorama of a Schooner
  • Ship Diorama of a Schooner
H 17 in W 26.4 in D 3.38 in
English 19th Century Framed Nautical Diorama
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
glass in a wooden shadow box. These wonderful three dimensional works of art were typically made by
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Nautical Objects

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paint, Paper

  • English 19th Century Framed Nautical Diorama
  • English 19th Century Framed Nautical Diorama
  • English 19th Century Framed Nautical Diorama
  • English 19th Century Framed Nautical Diorama
H 17.88 in W 13.88 in D 2.63 in
Late 19th Century Naive Sailing Vessel Diorama
Located in Greenwich, CT
original gilt framed glass shadow box.
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

19THC Folky Diorama In Original Paint From Maine W/Wire Hanger
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Folky original painted smoke ship diorama in original shadow box thick frame.This wonderful painted
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Antique 19th Century American Nautical Objects

Materials

Pine

19th Century Diorama Shadow Box of Sailing Vessel
Located in Hopewell, NJ
white waves amidst blue skies. In original framed glass shadow box. #4293.    
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Antique Early 19th Century French Nautical Objects

Materials

Glass, Wood

Pair of Sea Life and Shell Dioramas or Shadow Boxes
Located in Milford, NH
A beautiful pair of sea life dioramas or shadow boxes, including seashells, various crustaceans
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20th Century American Shadow Boxes

Materials

Glass, Wood

American Folk Art Colonial Diorama
Located in New York, NY
painted with great attention to color all having patina. This Diorama Box hangs easily on a wall with only
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Vintage 1920s American American Colonial Shadow Boxes

Materials

Wood

  • American Folk Art Colonial Diorama
  • American Folk Art Colonial Diorama
  • American Folk Art Colonial Diorama
  • American Folk Art Colonial Diorama
H 9.25 in W 15.5 in D 6.5 in
Fly Fishing Lures Diorama Wall Decoration
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-653 Fishing lures encased in a wood frame.
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Vintage 1970s Shadow Boxes

Materials

Fruitwood

Exceptional Swiss German Alpine Creche Diorama - 1887
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Extraordinary Swiss German creche diorama composed of intricately cut paper, cardboard, wood, and
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Shadow Boxes

Materials

Metal

Shadow Box Construction by Lee Ferrara, circa 1960s
By Lee Ferrara, Joseph Cornell
Located in Peabody, MA
A fascinating shadow box construction artwork by Massachusetts artist Lee Ferrara, ca. 1960s
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Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Metal

Ship Diorama of the Vessel "Lillian"
Located in Nantucket, MA
Shadow box ship diorama of two masted ship Lillian with matching rowboat, carved wooden sails and
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects

Materials

Glass, Pine

  • Ship Diorama of the Vessel "Lillian"
  • Ship Diorama of the Vessel "Lillian"
  • Ship Diorama of the Vessel "Lillian"
  • Ship Diorama of the Vessel "Lillian"
H 22 in W 28 in D 7.25 in
Early 20th Century American Ship Diorama
Located in Nantucket, MA
Shadow box of a American schooner surrounded by smaller sailing vessels and a lighthouse. Carved
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects

19th Century Ship Diorama, England, circa 1890
Located in Toronto, ON
This beautiful handcrafted sailing ship in shadow box with smaller boat in tow shows rich color
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Antique 1890s English Folk Art Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

French Early 20th Century Naive Ship / Boat Diorama
Located in Buisson, FR
white waves amidst blue skies with stormy clouds. In original framed glass shadow box.
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Early 20th Century French Folk Art Models and Miniatures

Materials

Wood

Ship Diorama of a Vessel in Rocky Seas
Located in Nantucket, MA
Shadow box of a three masted ship with a small steamer on a painted molded putty sea. Housed in a
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects

DIORAMAS
Located in Chicago, IL
A RARE PAIR OF SHADOWBOXED CORK DIORAMAS OF 2 VIEWS OF CONWAY CASTLE* IN THEIR ORIGINAL BIRDS EYE
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Antique 19th Century English Shadow Boxes

  • DIORAMAS
  • DIORAMAS
  • DIORAMAS
  • DIORAMAS
H 22 in W 28 in
Ship Diorama.
Located in New York, NY
Exceptionally large Sailing Ships Diorama. All original.
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Early 20th Century American Shadow Boxes

Materials

Wood

  • Ship Diorama.
  • Ship Diorama.
  • Ship Diorama.
  • Ship Diorama.
H 30 in W 48 in D 9.5 in
Ship Diorama
Located in Harrodsburg, KY
A diorama of a clipper at sea. Constructed of metal and wood with string riggings. The backdrop
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Antique 19th Century English Shadow Boxes

Ship Diorama
H 29.5 in W 33.5 in D 5 in
Sailing Ship Diorama
Located in New York, NY
All original in original condition well-preserved behind glass.
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Antique 19th Century American Shadow Boxes

  • Sailing Ship Diorama
  • Sailing Ship Diorama
  • Sailing Ship Diorama
  • Sailing Ship Diorama
H 30 in W 46.5 in D 9 in
Three Dimensional Sailboat Diorama
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Wonderfully painted three dimensional sailboat diorama. The boat itself looks like it was repainted
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Early 20th Century Shadow Boxes

  • Three Dimensional Sailboat Diorama
  • Three Dimensional Sailboat Diorama
  • Three Dimensional Sailboat Diorama
  • Three Dimensional Sailboat Diorama
H 31.5 in W 42 in D 5.5 in
Rare Continental cut paper diorama
Located in New York, NY
Rare Continental cut paper diorama, circa 1860, probably Dutch. Depicting a town and its
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Antique 19th Century Shadow Boxes

English Diorama of Rutilus Fish
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Pretty wood shadowbox with leafed detail containing Rutlus(roach)fish from English lake region
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Vintage 1930s English Shadow Boxes

Materials

Wood

  • English Diorama of Rutilus Fish
  • English Diorama of Rutilus Fish
  • English Diorama of Rutilus Fish
  • English Diorama of Rutilus Fish
H 12.5 in W 20 in D 5 in
Miniature Interior Diorama by Helen Bruce
By Helen Bruce
Located in Long Island City, NY
antique miniature, dollhouse accessories, from which she created these dioramas depicting 19th century
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Vintage 1950s American Shadow Boxes

Materials

Fabric

Pair of Late 19th Century Owl Dioramas
Located in Seattle, WA
This is a fantastic pair of Victorian era owl dioramas in shadow boxes. Creatively assembled with
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Antique 1890s American Late Victorian Shadow Boxes

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Diorama of Napoleon Bonaparte with a Sleeping Soldier
Located in Sames, FR
Diorama of Napoleon Bonaparte with a sleeping soldier.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Shadow Boxes

Materials

Clay, Wood, Glass

3-D Cork Diorama of Conway Castle, Ireland, Mid 19th Century
Located in New York, NY
Vibrant Mid 19th Century Three-Dimensional Cork Diorama of Conway Castle, Ireland Bordered by a
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Antique 19th Century Irish Shadow Boxes

3-D Cork Diorama of Conway Castle, Ireland, Mid 19th Century
Located in New York, NY
Vibrant Mid 19th Century Three-Dimensional Cork Diorama of Conway Castle, Ireland Bordered by a
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Antique 19th Century Irish Shadow Boxes

19th Century Taxidermy Bird Diorma
Located in Norwalk, CT
Fine example of a Bird Diorama showing 13 American birds in a naturalistic setting
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Antique 19th Century American Shadow Boxes

Materials

Wood

  • 19th Century Taxidermy Bird Diorma
  • 19th Century Taxidermy Bird Diorma
  • 19th Century Taxidermy Bird Diorma
  • 19th Century Taxidermy Bird Diorma
H 32.25 in W 29 in D 10 in
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Diorama Shadow Box For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the diorama shadow box you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A diorama shadow box — often made from wood, glass and paper — can elevate any home. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer diorama shadow box, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. A diorama shadow box made by folk art designers — as well as those associated with louis xv — is very popular.

How Much is a Diorama Shadow Box?

Prices for a diorama shadow box can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $250 and can go as high as $9,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,923.

Finding the Right shadow-boxes for You

Antique, new and vintage shadow boxes are an elegant way to present objects of deep importance or beauty in your space. Shadow boxes have long been a military tradition for displaying medals and awards.

Artists such as Joseph Cornell have used shadow boxes because of the dramatic visuals they can achieve as a three-dimensional piece. In recent years, shadow boxes have grown in popularity as home decor. A clean, empty shadow box presents everyone the opportunity to create a personal art piece. What goes into the shadow box solely depends on the artist’s vision, meaning there is no concrete design that each shadow box displays.

Shadow boxes vary in size and style, lending flexibility for different aesthetics in a room. They can also come premade or with only a frame for more customization and personalization. When you’re thinking about how to arrange art in your living room or dining room, integrating shadow boxes into a maximalist approach such as a salon-style gallery wall can add a dramatic touch and draw attention to whatever kind of work you’ve decided to place in the box.

On 1stDibs, find antique, vintage and 21st-century shadow boxes. Shadow boxes are available from a range of creators and in diverse styles, including mid-century modern, Victorian, folk art and more.

Questions About Diorama Shadow Box
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    A shadow box is a shallow enclosed case, usually with a glass front, in which something, often a sentimental object, is set for protection and display. 

  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    On 1stdibs, shadow boxes displaying items like dioramas, memorabilia and collections of natural and man-made items cost between $100 and $21,500.

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