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Clyde Burt Figural Ceramic Sculpture
By Clyde Burt
Located in Chicago, IL
Clyde Burt figural ceramic sculpture in hand painted and glazed stoneware. Signature to underside: [CB].
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Clyde Burt Figural Ceramic Sculpture
  • Clyde Burt Figural Ceramic Sculpture
  • Clyde Burt Figural Ceramic Sculpture
  • Clyde Burt Figural Ceramic Sculpture
H 26.5 in. W 9.25 in. D 8 in.
Cubist Figural Ceramic Sculpture by Jorgen Mogensen for Royal Copenhagen
By Jørgen Mogensen
Located in Atlanta, GA
Cubist figural ceramic sculpture by Jorgen Mogensen for Royal Copenhagen, Denmark, circa 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Massive Figural Ceramic Sculpture
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Life-size ceramic figural sculpture, circa early 1970s. This example is a stunning and haunting artwork in person. It was purchased in the Northwest area in the 1970s. It can be used...
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Vintage 1970s North American Mid-Century Modern Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Massive Figural Ceramic Sculpture
  • Massive Figural Ceramic Sculpture
  • Massive Figural Ceramic Sculpture
  • Massive Figural Ceramic Sculpture
H 26.5 in. W 20 in. D 32 in.
Maria H. Rahmer Figural Ceramic Sculpture
By Maria Rahmer
Located in New York, NY
Fabulous and large Maria H. Rahmer (1911-1998) figural sculpture of a boy holding fruit circa 1930s from Hungary. Great ceramic condition with signature H. Rahmer on the side of the ...
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Vintage 1930s Hungarian Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Maria H. Rahmer Figural Ceramic Sculpture
  • Maria H. Rahmer Figural Ceramic Sculpture
  • Maria H. Rahmer Figural Ceramic Sculpture
  • Maria H. Rahmer Figural Ceramic Sculpture
H 18.5 in. W 12 in. D 7.5 in.
Eros - Portrait of Mythological Figure, Ceramic Sculpture
By Cécile Raynal
Located in Paris, FR
Smoke-fired stoneware sculpture, 2020. Unique piece. 24 cm × 53 cm × 23 cm. This representation of Eros, the God of Love in Greek mythology, takes the form of a hybrid figure, half-m...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Sandstone

Birdcatcher by Cécile Raynal - Standing male figure, ceramic sculpture
By Cécile Raynal
Located in Paris, FR
This piece represents a human figure with a tail and a headdress in feather. In this sculpture the birdcatcher, a man who is catching birds with nets and traps, seems to transform in...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Sandstone

Seated Male Figure Ceramic Sculpture with Turquoise, Gray and Brown
By Dave Fox
Located in San Francisco, CA
This early 21st century glazed ceramic figurative sculpture of a male nude with turquoise, gray and brown is by Viennese-Southern Californian artist Dave Fox (1920-2011). Fox receive...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Clay, Wood

Midcentury Black Figural Sculpture "The Stranger", Austria, circa 1960
Located in Lichtenberg, AT
Very decorative midcentury black figural sculpture "The Stranger". This unusual stylized ceramic sculpture depicts a "faceless" man with a coat and hat, reminding on the works of fam...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Tall Oversized Abstract Sculpture Woman Figure Ceramic Copper Beads 81x28x16
By Jane Burton
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
"Adorned" 81" x 28" x16" is an original, tall, oversized, abstract figure, ceramic sculpture of a woman body by Jane Burton, featuring a larger-than-life goddess, draped in oxidized ...
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2010s Abstract Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Steel

"Figure Study H", 1996, Figurative Expression, Ceramic Sculpture
By Viola Frey
Located in Detroit, MI
"Figure Study H" is exemplary of Viola Frey's colorful, larger-than-life ceramic sculptures. These brash and richly colored figures depict a woman sitting and a man moving away. Frey...
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1990s Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Ceramic figure lying down, sculpture: Figurative 'Wasted'
By Kenjiro Kitade
Located in New York, NY
The main theme of Kitade’s artwork is focused on questioning. The sources of the ideas are picked up from his own life experiences, starting from personal experiences and expanding ...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Glaze, Underglaze

Sculpture of Cloaked Figure in Ceramic
Located in London, GB
Surrealist sculpture has the suggestion of a turquoise cloaked hidden figure, Dutch 1980's is hand sculpted in ceramic. It is part glazed and Raku fired. A technique created by remov...
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Vintage 1980s Dutch Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Sculpture of Cloaked Figure in Ceramic
  • Sculpture of Cloaked Figure in Ceramic
  • Sculpture of Cloaked Figure in Ceramic
  • Sculpture of Cloaked Figure in Ceramic
H 19.3 in. W 12.21 in. D 6.7 in.
Veracruz Mexico Pre-Columbian ceramic Warrior figure sculpture
Located in Hudson, NY
Figure of a Chanting Warrior Ceramic with bitumen highlights 300-600 CE (Classic Period) Mexico, Veracruz, possibly Nopiloa Veracruz Culture Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Vera Cruz culture...
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15th Century and Earlier Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

"Mountain King" ceramic sculpture with figure, deer, snake and chrysallis
By Sascha Mallon
Located in New York, NY
This free standing glazed porcelain sculpture features multi-level coves in which various scenes are depicted. The bottom level of the 'mountain form' holds a dreamer figure with a ...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Porcelain

20th Century Signed Ceramic Figure Sculpture
By Clyde Burt
Located in Dallas, TX
Very beautifully done, three figures. Signed RZ in base, possibly Roger Zellner. Clyde Burt style as well.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Wood

  • 20th Century Signed Ceramic Figure Sculpture
  • 20th Century Signed Ceramic Figure Sculpture
  • 20th Century Signed Ceramic Figure Sculpture
  • 20th Century Signed Ceramic Figure Sculpture
H 13.75 in. W 3.63 in. D 3.5 in.
Waiata, Song, ceramic sculpture, Maori art, contemporary cloaked male figure
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Waiata, Song, ceramic sculpture, Maori art, contemporary cloaked male figure
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Ceramic Figure Vase
Located in Richmond, VA
Rare, handmade white ceramic painted figure vase by Donna Polseno. A beautiful piece displayed on its own or with flowers, we recommend Baby's Breath or Calla Lily. Base signed Polseno.
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20th Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Ceramic Figure Vase
  • Ceramic Figure Vase
  • Ceramic Figure Vase
  • Ceramic Figure Vase
H 12 in. W 6.75 in. D 2 in.
Ceramic Figure: 'Raise'
By Kenjiro Kitade
Located in New York, NY
The main theme of Kitade’s artwork is focused on questioning. The sources of the ideas are picked up from his own life experiences, starting from personal experiences and expanding ...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Clay, Porcelain

Contemporary Ceramic Figural Lifesize Female Sculpture by Dora Várkonyi
By Dora Várkonyi
Located in Salzburg, AT
zeitlosnah (“timeless and close”) This series of lifesize female sculptures exuding a static aura of self-containment was created in 2013-2014. Height: 182 cm. The sculptures sho...
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2010s German Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Clay, Ceramic

Contemporary Ceramic Figural Lifesize Female Sculpture by Dora Várkonyi
By Dora Várkonyi
Located in Salzburg, AT
Zeitlosnah (“timeless and close”) This series of lifesize female sculptures exuding a static aura of self-containment was created in 2013 / 2014. Height: 182 cm. The sculptures s...
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2010s German Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay

Contemporary Ceramic Figural Lifesize Female Sculpture by Dora Várkonyi
By Dora Várkonyi
Located in Salzburg, AT
zeitlosnah (“timeless and close”) This series of lifesize female sculptures exuding a static aura of self-containment was created in 2013-2014. Measures: Height 182 cm. The sculpt...
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2010s German Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay

Ceramic Male Figure
Located in Chicago, IL
Ceramic male figure, fired stoneware with monochromatic pattern. Incised signature underside.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Ceramic Male Figure
  • Ceramic Male Figure
  • Ceramic Male Figure
  • Ceramic Male Figure
H 9.75 in. W 6.25 in. D 5 in.
"When Your Mind is Elsewhere", Contemporary, Ceramic, Sculpture, Glaze, Figure
By Kyungmin Park
Located in St. Louis, MO
Kyungmin Park is a figurative ceramic sculptor drawing inspiration from childlike perspectives. Contrasting the darker emotions and restricted psyche of adulthood with the boundless ...
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2010s Contemporary Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Stoneware, Glaze, Underglaze

Terracotta Folk Art Abstract Figural Sculpture
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
2-340 Hand crafted Folk Art terracotta sculpture of a mystical female figure signed B on interior
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1970s Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic

Tom Volkaert Contemporary Ceramic Black Figure Sculpture "You Look Amazing" 2016
By Tom Volkaert
Located in Barcelona, ES
Tom Volkaert Ceramic model "You Look Amazing" Manufactured by Tom Volkaert Belgium, 2016 Glazed ceramic, hair Measurements 40 cm x 35 cm x 100h cm 15,74 cm x 13,77 in x 39,3...
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21st Century and Contemporary Belgian Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Michele Oka Doner Ceramic Figure Table Sculpture, 1970s
By Michele Oka Doner
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a phenomenal, ceramic table sculpture, handmade by Michele Oka Doner, circa 1970. In excellent vintage condition. The dimensions are 15" L x 3.5" D x 2.5" H...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Seated Figure with Mirror, Ceramic Sculpture in Gray with Turquoise and Navy
By Dave Fox
Located in San Francisco, CA
This early 21st century glazed ceramic sculpture with gray, turquoise and navy blue holding a hand mirror is by Viennese-Southern Californian artist Dave Fox (1920-2011). Fox receive...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Clay, Wood

Ceramic seated figure: 'Sitting with the fire'
By Ashley Benton
Located in New York, NY
‘My work begins with the subtle impressions left from living a life. I use recurring imagery of rabbits, birds, wings, hoods and caps, flora even missing body parts almost like a key...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Glaze, Underglaze, Ceramic, Clay

Contemporary Ceramic Grey Figural Female Sculpture or Torso by Dora Várkonyi
By Dora Várkonyi
Located in Salzburg, AT
Zeitlosnah (“timeless and close”) Ceramic torso by Dora Várkonyi in anthracite, brown and white. The toros consists of two parts, -the surface is slightly structured. In addition to...
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2010s German Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay

Ceramic figure, wall hanging: 'Tiny wings big dreams'
By Ashley Benton
Located in New York, NY
‘My work begins with the subtle impressions left from living a life. I use recurring imagery of rabbits, birds, wings, hoods and caps, flora even missing body parts almost like a key...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Glaze, Underglaze

Ceramic figure seated on wood block: 'Cheer up'
By Ashley Benton
Located in New York, NY
‘My work begins with the subtle impressions left from living a life. I use recurring imagery of rabbits, birds, wings, hoods and caps, flora even missing body parts almost like a key...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Wood, Glaze, Underglaze

Picasso Madoura Ceramic A.R. 136 Figure de Proue
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Pablo Picasso A.R. 136 Figure de Proue 1950 - 1959 5” x 9.2” Pitcher Edition of 300 Ceramic, Earthenware Ramie 136 is a Madoura ceramic that one rarely sees come on the market. The...
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Mid-20th Century Cubist Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic

Vintage Midcentury Ceramic Critter Figure
By Robert Maxwell
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful and nostalgic, this critter ceramic figure is full of endearing detail. Reminiscent of Robert Maxwell, this piece, beautifully crafted with a luscious ceramic glaze brings ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Turov Arts Ceramic Zebra Figure
By Turov
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautifully crafted Turov Arts of Russia ceramic zebra figure. The figure presents the form in an array of black, blue stripes over a white glaze with red dots intermittent on the fi...
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Vintage 1960s Russian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Turov Arts Ceramic Zebra Figure
  • Turov Arts Ceramic Zebra Figure
  • Turov Arts Ceramic Zebra Figure
  • Turov Arts Ceramic Zebra Figure
H 10.5 in. W 7 in. D 3 in.
Ceramic Terracotta Sculpture Reclining Nude Figure in the Manner of Henry Moore
By Henry Moore
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Contemporary figural unglazed terracotta sculpture of an abstract reclining figure. An homage to sculptor Henry Moore. Made in 2019 by Oklahoma artist Emily Ladow Reynolds. Dimen...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Folk Art Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Terracotta

Black Ceramic 1960's Reclining Figure Sculpture in the Style of Henry Moore
By Henry Moore
Located in Richmond, VA
Stunning, black reclining figure sculpture in the style of Henry Moore, ca. 1960s. Molded ceramic. Includes felt pads on base for protection.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

King Pacal Mayan Figure Head Sculpture in White Ceramic Pottery 1970s Mexico
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration: Vintage presentation sculpture Mayan figure head bust ceramic pottery in off white glaze of Pacal the Great. Mexico Mayan King Pacal of Palenque Maya Sculptu...
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Pottery

Ceramic Figural Baby Bear Statue by Sgrafo Ceramic, Vintage
By Sgrafo Modern
Located in Nuernberg, DE
A gorgeous character ceramic figural bear statue - Sgrafo Ceramic. This character statue has been made in the 1970s. Absolutely gorgeous item with signature and still in great condit...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Jacques Pouchain Ceramic Figure "Bouquetière" 1960
Located in Paris, FR
Jacques Pouchain (1927-2015) French painter and ceramicist Ceramic figure vase "Bouquetière" or " pique-fleurs " 1960's Signed JP and "Atelier Dieulefit" on back.
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Vintage 1960s Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Polychrome Ceramic Figure Design Giovanni Magri, 1960s
Located in taranto, IT
Polychrome terracotta figurine, probably produced by Giovanni Magri from the 1960s, depicting a young woman It measures 23 cm in height, in overall good storage conditions, as sho...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Pair Classical Mythological Figural Bisque Bookends/Sculptures
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
Pair classical mythological figural bookends/sculptures.
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Vintage 1940s Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Signed, Glazed Ceramic Figure on Horse, 1970s
Located in Budapest, HU
This handmade glazed ceramic is by Maria Sovegjarto Hungarian ceramicists and features a knight on a horse. It was made in the 1970s and it's in great condition.
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Vintage 1970s Hungarian Other Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Signed, Glazed Ceramic Figure on Horse, 1970s
  • Signed, Glazed Ceramic Figure on Horse, 1970s
  • Signed, Glazed Ceramic Figure on Horse, 1970s
  • Signed, Glazed Ceramic Figure on Horse, 1970s
H 10.63 in. W 9.45 in. D 5.52 in.
Clyde Burt Figural Ceramic Face on Plinth
By Clyde Burt
Located in Chicago, IL
Clyde Burt figural ceramic face on attached plinth in glazed stoneware and hand painted face. Signature to underside: [CB].
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

  • Clyde Burt Figural Ceramic Face on Plinth
  • Clyde Burt Figural Ceramic Face on Plinth
  • Clyde Burt Figural Ceramic Face on Plinth
  • Clyde Burt Figural Ceramic Face on Plinth
H 22 in. W 9.75 in. D 9.75 in.
American Modern Ceramic Gold Glazed, "Reclining Figure", Jaru
By Jaru
Located in Hollywood, FL
Glazed in silver, with real sterling silver in the glaze. these figures in silver and gold are rare and hard to find. Production of these was short lived as the glaze became too expe...
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Vintage 1970s American Figurative Sculptures

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Silver

Chinese Tall Polychrome Glazed Ceramic Immortal Fu Figure
Located in New York, NY
Chinese polychrome glazed ceramic figural sculpture of the immortal Fu, god of happiness, depicted holding a child, his robe elaborately decorated. Measures: 21.25" H x 7" W x 5.25" D.
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Chinese Tall Polychrome Ceramic Glazed Immortal Lu Figure
Located in New York, NY
Chinese polychrome glazed ceramic figural sculpture of the immortal Lu, god of wealth, his robe elaborately decorated, stamped to underside. Measures: 22" H x 7" W x 5.25" D.
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Contemporary Ceramic Gold White Parrot Decoration Figure, Netherlands, 2020
Located in Madrid, ES
Ceramic parrot figure in white and gold finish.
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2010s Dutch Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

Tall Standing Figure 2
By Pierre Williams
Located in London, GB
Pierre Williams' work moves all who see it. Crafted from an undeniably strong sense of personal experience and life narrative, each piece begs questions about the human condition, h...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Tall Standing Figure 2
  • Tall Standing Figure 2
  • Tall Standing Figure 2
  • Tall Standing Figure 2
H 38.59 in. W 8.67 in. D 8.67 in.
Large Scale Figural Ceramic Attributed to Rudy Autio
By Rudy Autio
Located in Atlanta, GA
Large scale figural ceramic attributed to Rudy Autio, unsigned, American, circa 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

1980s Italian Hunting Dog White Glazed Ceramic Table Figure
Located in Malaga, ES
Vintage 1980s Italian hunting dog white glazed ceramic table figure.
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Late 20th Century Italian Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

Richard Hirsch and Michael Rogers Figure Sculpture, 2007
By Michael Rogers, Richard A. Hirsch
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary American ceramic artist Richard Hirsch and glass artist Michael Rogers' Figure Sculpture was created in 2007. This sculpture is comprised of a cast glass head and a raku...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Glass, Ceramic, Blown Glass

1980s Sculpture of an Oriental Figure in Traditional Costume
Located in Malaga, ES
1980s Sculpture of an oriental figure in traditional costume.
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Late 20th Century Asian Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Fabric, Wood

Italian Ceramic Hand Painted Oversized Owl Figure by V. Bindi
Located in London, GB
Italian ceramic hand painted oversized owl figure by V. Bindi We are proud to offer a fine quality early 20th century ceramic hand painted figure of an owl. Stamped with the artists...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

Bjørn Wiinblad Unique Ceramic Figure, "Autumn" in blue "Seasons"
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Bjørn Wiinblad unique ceramic figure. "Autumn" in blue "Seasons". Signed and dated. 1970. Measures: 33.5 x 12 cm. In perfect condition. All 4 figures from the "Seasons" in stock.
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Vicke Lindstrand for Upsala-Ekeby, Ceramic Figure, Greenlandic Girl
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Vicke Lindstrand for Upsala-Ekeby. Ceramic figure, Greenlandic girl. Signed. In perfect condition. Measures: 24 x 22 cm.
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20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Small Austrian Ceramic Figure Collection / Candleholder by Leopold Anzengruber
By Leopold Anzengruber
Located in Chicago, IL
A group of 3 Austrian ceramic figures attributed to Leopold Anzengruber. Manner of Walter Bosse and the Wiener Werkstatte Dimension is of dancing large figure. Note: They are all ...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Chinoiserie Ceramic Figural Statues in Gold, Turquoise and Red, a Pair
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A pair of mid-century ceramic chinoiserie statues of a man and a woman in traditional attire. Both figures wear wonderful peacock blue-green tops with red bottoms. The man wears a go...
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20th Century American Chinoiserie Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Paint

Ceramic Parrot Figure on Gilded Brass Stand by Mangani, 1970
By Mangani Firenze
Located in Rijssen, NL
This gorgeous and in flawless condition ceramic Parrot is based on a gilded brass stand. An statement piece in the room. In very good vintage condition.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Other Animal Sculptures

Materials

Brass

1930s by Arturo Pannunzio Silver Ceramic Figure
By Arturo Pannunzio
Located in Brescia, IT
Silver pottery and wood base.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Silver

1950s by Paolo Loddo Dorgali Sardinia Italian Midcentury Ceramic Figure
By Paolo Loddo
Located in Brescia, IT
Traditional figure, Dorgali, Sardinia _ Italy 1950s Perfect condition.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

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Figural Ceramic Sculpture For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more in our collection of figural ceramic sculpture on 1stDibs. Was constructed with extraordinary care, often using ceramic, clay and wood. If you’re shopping for a piece of figural ceramic sculpture, we have 151 options in-stock, while there are 7 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect item from our selection of figural ceramic sculpture — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A choice in our collection of figural ceramic sculpture is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Art Deco styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one object in our assortment of figural ceramic sculpture that is appealing in its simplicity, but Jaru, Dora Várkonyi and Clyde Burt produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Figural Ceramic Sculpture?

A piece of figural ceramic sculpture can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $995, while the lowest priced sells for $145 and the highest can go for as much as $78,000.

Finding the Right Sculptures for You

Styling your home with vintage, new and antique sculptures means adding a touch that can meaningfully transform the space. By introducing a sculptural work as a decorative finish to any interior, you’re making a statement, whether you tend toward the dramatic or prefer to keep things casual with modest, understated art.

A single, one-of-a-kind three-dimensional figurative sculpture mounted on your dining room wall is a guaranteed conversation piece, while a trio of abstract works arranged on your living room bookshelves can add spontaneity to the collection of first-edition novels or artist monographs you’re displaying as well as draw attention to them. Figurative sculptures are representational works that portray a specific person, animal or object. And while decorating with busts, which are sculpted or cast figurative works, hasn’t exactly topped the list of design trends every year, busts are back. According to designer Timothy Corrigan, “They give humanity in a way that a more abstract sculpture can’t give.” Abstract sculptures, on the other hand, are not meant to show something specific. Instead, they invoke a mood or scene without directly stating what they are portraying.

Busts made of stone or metal may not seem like a good fit for your existing decor. Fortunately, there are many ways for a seemingly incongruous piece to fit in with the rest of your room’s theme. You can embrace a dramatic piece by making it the focal point of the room, or you can choose to incorporate several elements made out of the same material to create harmony in your space. If an antique or more dramatic piece doesn’t feel like you, why not opt for works comprising plastic, fiberglass or other more modern materials?

When incorporating sculpture into the design of your home — be it the playful work of auction hero and multimedia visionary KAWS, contemporary fiber art from Connecticut dealer browngrotta arts or still-life sculpture on a budget — consider proper lighting, which can bring out the distinctive aspects of your piece that deserve attention. And make sure you know how the size and form of the sculpture will affect your space in whole. If you choose a sculpture with dramatic design elements, such as sharp angles or bright colors, for example, try to better integrate this new addition by echoing those elements in the rest of your room’s design.

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