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Prehistoric Ammonite Fossil or Natural Specimen
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This Prehistoric fossilized ammonite is likely from Madagascar and thousands of years old. This fossil is free standing and could be used as a unique design element as a natural spec...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Malagasy Prehistoric Natural Specimens

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Stone

Natural Specimen a Group of Amethist Crystals, Italy 1880, Specimen
Located in Milan, IT
A Naturalia mineral specimen. A Druze of amethyst and quartz crystals mounted over a wooden base on a vase shape, Italy, circa 1880.
Category

Antique 1870s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst, Crystal

Natural Specimen a Pair of Druzes with Crystals, Italy 1880, Specimen
Located in Milan, IT
A Naturalia mineral specimen. A pair of Elbanite crystals and quartz druzes, mounted over a gold-plated wooden base vase shape, Italy, circa 1880.
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Antique 1870s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz, Crystal

Natural Specimen White Quartz and Rock Crystals, Italy, 1880, Specimen Naturale
Located in Milan, IT
A Naturalia mineral specimen. Rock crystals and white Quartz with Baryte crystals mounted over a carved wooden base gold gilt on a shape of a vase. Italy, circa 1880.
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Antique 1870s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal

White Rock Quartz Crystal Geode Natural Specimen Sculpture
Located in Miami, FL
White Rock Crystal Geode Natural Specimen Sculpture its divided into two parts.
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier European Prehistoric Natural Specimens

Natural Specimen Amethiste and Calcite Flowers Crystals, Italy, 1880
Located in Milan, IT
A Naturalia mineral specimen. A Druze of Amethiste, calcite, and calcite flowers crystals, mounted over a guild-plated wooden base on a vase shape, Italy, circa 1880.
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Antique 1860s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst, Crystal

Natural Quartz Crystal Specimen
Located in Livingston, NJ
Mined in Brazil this natural quartz crystal specimen is considered a healing stone that is also beautiful as a decorative accent in any room of your home. Not dyed or altered in any ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Brazilian Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal

  • Natural Quartz Crystal Specimen
  • Natural Quartz Crystal Specimen
  • Natural Quartz Crystal Specimen
  • Natural Quartz Crystal Specimen
H 8 in. W 10 in. D 10 in.
Natural Specimen a Pair of Big Amethyst Crystals, Italy, 1880
Located in Milan, IT
A Naturalia mineral specimen. A pair of big amethyst crystals mounted over a guild-plated wooden base on a vase shape, Italy, circa 1880.
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Antique 1870s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst, Crystal

Natural Specimen, Organic Shape Sculpture Sandstone Gogotte Formation, France
By Pietra Gallery
Located in Polanco, CDMX
Gogottes are exclusively found in Fontainbleu, France, in a specific formation that is 34-28 million old. The gogottes themselves formed between 8000-5000 years ago. They are formed ...
Category

2010s Mexican Organic Modern Natural Specimens

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Acrylic

Natural specimen: a pair of Druzes with crystals, Italy 1880.
Located in Milan, IT
A natural mineral specimen. A pair of Apophyllite quartz Druzes mounted over a carved wooden base, vase shape with leaves gold gilt. Italy 1880 ca.
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Antique 1870s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal, Crystal

Natural Specimen, Organic Shape Sculpture Sandstone Gogotte Formation, France
By Pietra Gallery
Located in Polanco, CDMX
Goggottes are exclusively found in Fontainbleu, France, in a specific formation that is 34-28 million old. The goggottes themselves formed between 8000-5000 years ago. They are forme...
Category

2010s Mexican Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Acrylic

Natural Specimen, Organic Shape Sculpture Sandstone Gogotte Formation, France
By Pietra Gallery
Located in Polanco, CDMX
Goggottes are exclusively found in Fontainbleu, France, in a specific formation that is 34-28 millions old. The goggottes themselves formed between 8000-5000 years ago. They are form...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Mexican Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz

Natural Specimen Desert Rose and Red Crystals, Italy, 1880
Located in Milan, IT
A Naturalia mineral specimen. A desert rose crystals and red crystals mounted over a wooden gilded base in the shape of a vase, Italy, circa 1880.
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Antique 1870s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal

Natural Specimen Pair of Scolecite and Apophilite Crystals, Italy 1880
Located in Milan, IT
A Naturalia mineral specimen. A pair of compositions of Scolecite and Apophilite crystals, mounted over gold-plated wooden bases, the shape of a vase with carved leaves. Italy 1880 ca.
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Antique 1870s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal

Studio Greytak 'Blue Barite On Copper' Natural Specimen Pedestal Desk Art
By Studio Greytak
Located in Missoula, MT
BLUE BARITE ON COPPER WITH PATINA FINISH In this stunning piece of pedestal art, Studio Greytak elevates a specimen of blue barite pristinely preserved in its natur...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Natural Specimens

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Copper

Blue and White Natural Glass Specimen
Located in New York, NY
Blue and white natural glass specimen. Chunky natural glass of clear and dark blue and white aggregate for bookshelf or paperweight. Dimensions: 6" W x 5"' D x 4.5" H.
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20th Century Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Glass

  • Blue and White Natural Glass Specimen
  • Blue and White Natural Glass Specimen
  • Blue and White Natural Glass Specimen
  • Blue and White Natural Glass Specimen
H 4.5 in. W 5 in. D 6 in.
19th Century Wunderkammer Marine Natural Taxidermy Specimen
Located in Milan, IT
A 19th century Wunderkammer rare marine natural taxidermy specimen of the common Pufferfish (Diodon) with sulfur glass eyes. The specimen is stuffed and mounted over a lacquered wood...
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Antique 1870s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Animal Skin, Wood

Fossilized Orthoceras Natural Granite Sculpture Specimen Petrified Cephalopods
Located in Dallas, TX
Gorgeous 3 ft. tall naturally occurring Orthoceras sculpture carved from solid granite and polished to expose the petrified cephalopods. According to some archeologists, these little...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Swedish Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

Collection of 69 Global Conifer Ferns Shadow Boxes Natural History Specimens
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A collection of sixty nine ferns with original hand written labels From the early part of the 20th century, we have had the smaller thirty nine mounted in bespoke made shadow box...
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Early 20th Century European Edwardian Natural Specimens

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Pine, Natural Fiber, Glass

Stunning Collection of Six Natural Sea Shells or Specimens
Located in Arles, FR
A stunning collection of six natural sea specimens including Trivia Europaea, Cypraea Tigris, and Cyprae Lynx. These shells are very rare, vivid beauties, stunning shells with incr...
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20th Century Unknown Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Shell

Labradorite Specimen
Located in New York, NY
Large polished labradorite specimen. Labradorite displays a strong iridescent optical effect (or schiller) known as labradorescence.
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2010s Australian Grand Tour Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

  • Labradorite Specimen
  • Labradorite Specimen
  • Labradorite Specimen
  • Labradorite Specimen
H 5.75 in. W 4.25 in. D 2.5 in.
Crystal Specimen
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Crystal specimen cut polished deep blue Ombre from a Palm Beach estate.
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Mid-20th Century Rustic Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

  • Crystal Specimen
  • Crystal Specimen
  • Crystal Specimen
  • Crystal Specimen
H 3.5 in. W 7.63 in. D 3.75 in.
Blue Kyanite and Quartz Specimen on Acrylic Box, Natural Crystal Sculpture
By Pietra Gallery
Located in Polanco, CDMX
Blue kyanite and quartz specimen on acrylic box, natural crystal sculpture The name kyanite is derived from the ancient Greek word “Kyanos” that means blue. The legend says that...
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2010s Mexican Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz

Malachite Specimen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Malachite specimen, organically cut.
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2010s Congolese Natural Specimens

  • Malachite Specimen
  • Malachite Specimen
  • Malachite Specimen
  • Malachite Specimen
H 12 in. W 7 in. D 4 in.
Large Labradorite Specimen
Located in New York, NY
Large polished labradorite specimen. Labradorite displays an iridescent optical effect (or schiller) known as labradorescence. Labradorite is also know as stone that will help you be...
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2010s Australian Grand Tour Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

  • Large Labradorite Specimen
  • Large Labradorite Specimen
  • Large Labradorite Specimen
  • Large Labradorite Specimen
H 7.5 in. W 8.5 in. D 4 in.
Mica Mineral Specimen
Located in New York, NY
A large vintage mica specimen featuring mica blades clustered together in various positions and angles. Considering the general flakiness of mica, this piece is in great condition.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Natural Specimens

  • Mica Mineral Specimen
  • Mica Mineral Specimen
  • Mica Mineral Specimen
  • Mica Mineral Specimen
H 4 in. W 7 in. D 5 in.
White Specimen Coral
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This wonder piece of natural sea coral takes on the form of a modern sculpture with its sensual form and glow. The piece has no damage and is mounted on a piece of clear Lucite and d...
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Late 20th Century American Organic Modern Natural Specimens

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Coral

  • White Specimen Coral
  • White Specimen Coral
  • White Specimen Coral
  • White Specimen Coral
H 11.25 in. W 5 in. D 4.50 in.
Lapis Lazuli Specimen
Located in New York, NY
Lapis Lazuli specimen. Highly polished. Measures: 4" x 4.75" x 1.25".
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21st Century and Contemporary Natural Specimens

Materials

Lapis Lazuli

  • Lapis Lazuli Specimen
  • Lapis Lazuli Specimen
  • Lapis Lazuli Specimen
  • Lapis Lazuli Specimen
H 4.75 in. W 1.25 in. D 4 in.
Specimen Polished Marble Egg
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Specimen marble egg - Large goose size - 3.5 inches - Brown multi-color - from a Palm Beach estate. This has a wonderful cool feel in the hand - lovely de-stresser or natural decorat...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Natural Specimens

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Marble

  • Specimen Polished Marble Egg
  • Specimen Polished Marble Egg
  • Specimen Polished Marble Egg
  • Specimen Polished Marble Egg
H 3.5 in. Dm 2.5 in.
Petrified Wood Specimen
Located in Somis, CA
A fantastic petrified wood specimen. Original petrified bark on one side, polished interior of tree on the other. All original. 3 lb.
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Indonesian Natural Specimens

Materials

Petrified Wood

  • Petrified Wood Specimen
  • Petrified Wood Specimen
  • Petrified Wood Specimen
  • Petrified Wood Specimen
H 5 in. W 9.5 in. D 4 in.
White Crystal Specimen
Located in Seattle, WA
Beautiful chunk of milky white crystal Measures: 11 x 6 x 4 approximate size.
Category

20th Century Natural Specimens

  • White Crystal Specimen
  • White Crystal Specimen
  • White Crystal Specimen
  • White Crystal Specimen
H 6 in. W 11 in. D 4 in.
XL Specimen of Selenite
Located in Chicago, IL
XL specimen of selenite.
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Early 20th Century Mexican Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

  • XL Specimen of Selenite
  • XL Specimen of Selenite
  • XL Specimen of Selenite
  • XL Specimen of Selenite
H 8.0 in. W 13.0 in. D 9.4 in.
Medium Lapis Lazuli Specimen
Located in New York, NY
Medium Lapis Lazuli Specimen. Highly polished. Measures: 7.5" x 2.4" x 9.25".
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21st Century and Contemporary Natural Specimens

Materials

Lapis Lazuli

  • Medium Lapis Lazuli Specimen
  • Medium Lapis Lazuli Specimen
  • Medium Lapis Lazuli Specimen
  • Medium Lapis Lazuli Specimen
H 9.25 in. W 2.4 in. D 7.5 in.
Amethyst Quartz Geode Specimen
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Enchanting geode specimen displaying Mother Nature's sculptural prowess with this fine example of Amethyst quartz crystals.  
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20th Century Brazilian Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst

  • Amethyst Quartz Geode Specimen
  • Amethyst Quartz Geode Specimen
  • Amethyst Quartz Geode Specimen
  • Amethyst Quartz Geode Specimen
H 14 in. W 8 in. D 5 in.
Large Specimen of Malachite
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very large, organically shaped piece of malachite with curves and caverns to it. Polished. The stone itself is many years old, but has recently been cut and polished. 164 pounds.
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21st Century and Contemporary Congolese Natural Specimens

Materials

Malachite

  • Large Specimen of Malachite
  • Large Specimen of Malachite
  • Large Specimen of Malachite
  • Large Specimen of Malachite
H 14 in. W 24 in. D 16 in.
Pair of Fossil Specimens
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Pair of Orthoconic Cephalopods towers or fossilized squid specimens carefully cut from stone and polished to reveal these remarkable organic sculptures.
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Mid-Century Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

  • Pair of Fossil Specimens
  • Pair of Fossil Specimens
  • Pair of Fossil Specimens
  • Pair of Fossil Specimens
H 13.5 in. W 5 in. D 3 in.
Large Amethyst Specimen Geode
Located in San Francisco, CA
A substantial size natural amethyst geode.
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Mid-20th Century Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst

  • Large Amethyst Specimen Geode
  • Large Amethyst Specimen Geode
  • Large Amethyst Specimen Geode
  • Large Amethyst Specimen Geode
H 16.5 in. W 11 in. D 9 in.
Unusual Quartz Crystal Specimen
Located in Chicago, IL
Unusual quartz crystal specimen.
Category

Early 20th Century Malagasy Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz

  • Unusual Quartz Crystal Specimen
  • Unusual Quartz Crystal Specimen
  • Unusual Quartz Crystal Specimen
  • Unusual Quartz Crystal Specimen
H 5.5 in. W 11.0 in. D 8.0 in.
Specimen Violet Coral on Lucite
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This piece of specimen coral will make a suble statement with is beautiful violet coloration.
Category

Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Coral

  • Specimen Violet Coral on Lucite
  • Specimen Violet Coral on Lucite
  • Specimen Violet Coral on Lucite
  • Specimen Violet Coral on Lucite
H 4.75 in. W 6.25 in. D 6.38 in.
Blue Coral Specimens on Lucite
By FS Henemader Antiques, Inc.
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Three impressive blue coral specimens each with its own alluring blue color and unique sea inspired form and texture, presented on Lucite bases to enhance the sculptural elements. Pr...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Mid-Century Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Coral

  • Blue Coral Specimens on Lucite
  • Blue Coral Specimens on Lucite
  • Blue Coral Specimens on Lucite
  • Blue Coral Specimens on Lucite
H 9.5 in. W 5.5 in. D 6 in.
Grand Tour Specimen Marbles Roundel
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Third-quarter 19th century Italian 'Grand Tour' specimen marbles plaque of roundel form having over 30 different rare and ancient marbles, including malachite, porphyry, jasper, and ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Grand Tour Natural Specimens

Materials

Marble

Vintage Real White Coral Specimen
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage real white coral specimen. Size: 9” W x 6.5” D x 5.75” H.
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Vintage 1970s Bajan Bohemian Natural Specimens

Materials

Coral

  • Vintage Real White Coral Specimen
  • Vintage Real White Coral Specimen
  • Vintage Real White Coral Specimen
  • Vintage Real White Coral Specimen
H 5.75 in. W 9 in. D 6.5 in.
Staghorn Coral Specimen on Coquina
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Authentic staghorn coral specimen with its clean bleached white color and organic textural form. Presented on a coquina stone base. This item cannot be exported out of the USA, witho...
Category

Mid-20th Century Solomon Islands Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Coral

  • Staghorn Coral Specimen on Coquina
  • Staghorn Coral Specimen on Coquina
  • Staghorn Coral Specimen on Coquina
  • Staghorn Coral Specimen on Coquina
H 14 in. W 12 in. D 7 in.
Large Crystal, Amethyst Geode Specimen
Located in New York, NY
A large geode crystal specimen featuring an amethyst center.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal

  • Large Crystal, Amethyst Geode Specimen
  • Large Crystal, Amethyst Geode Specimen
  • Large Crystal, Amethyst Geode Specimen
  • Large Crystal, Amethyst Geode Specimen
H 7.5 in. W 6 in. D 3.5 in.
Naturalia Mineral Specimen, Italy, circa 1870
Located in Milan, IT
A Naturalia mineral specimen: A composition with rock crystal, amethyst, aragonite and pyrite crystals, mounted over a guild plated wooden base on a vase shape, decorated with leaves.
Category

Antique 1860s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Pyrite, Amethyst, Crystal, Rock Crystal

Very Large Lapis Lazuli Mineral Specimen
Located in New York, NY
Very large polished lapis lazuli mineral specimen from Afghanistan, free standing and weighing 85 lbs. This semi-precious stone has been prized since antiquity due to its intense, be...
Category

Late 20th Century Afghan Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Lapis Lazuli

  • Very Large Lapis Lazuli Mineral Specimen
  • Very Large Lapis Lazuli Mineral Specimen
  • Very Large Lapis Lazuli Mineral Specimen
  • Very Large Lapis Lazuli Mineral Specimen
H 14 in. W 9.5 in. D 2.5 in.
Specimen Rostrum or Saw Bill Sculpture
Located in Atlanta, GA
Specimen rostrum or saw bill as sculpture, authentic specimen rostrum 1.5" x 18" with 23 teeth to each side for a total of 46, the raised on a 4" square Lucite plinth base.
Category

20th Century Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Lucite

A Marine Specimen A Taxidermy Porcupinefish, Italy, 1880
Located in Milan, IT
Taxidermy marine natural Wunderkammer specimen, the common porcupinefish (Tetrodon Cutcutia). The Specimen is stuffed and mounted over around a dark wooden base. Sulfur glass eyes, I...
Category

Antique 1870s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Animal Skin, Blown Glass, Fruitwood

Staghorn Coral Specimen on Lucite
By FS Henemader Antiques, Inc.
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Staghorn coral specimen with its alluring bleached white color and sea inspired texture and form, presented on a Lucite base to enhance its sculptural elements.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Solomon Islands Organic Modern Natural Spe...

Materials

Coral

  • Staghorn Coral Specimen on Lucite
  • Staghorn Coral Specimen on Lucite
  • Staghorn Coral Specimen on Lucite
  • Staghorn Coral Specimen on Lucite
H 9.5 in. W 16 in. D 14 in.
Massive Amethyst, Quartz Crystal Specimen
Located in New York, NY
Superb quartz trranslucent crystal specimen with an Amethyst center.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary South American Organic Modern Natural Spec...

Materials

Quartz

  • Massive Amethyst, Quartz Crystal Specimen
  • Massive Amethyst, Quartz Crystal Specimen
  • Massive Amethyst, Quartz Crystal Specimen
  • Massive Amethyst, Quartz Crystal Specimen
H 8.25 in. W 9.5 in. D 4.5 in.
Pair of Quartz Geode Specimens
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Quartz geode split into two specimens presented on Lucite and brass stands to enhance the alluring geological spectacle. This is a Geode split in half to make a true pair. Left: ...
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier American Mid-Century Modern Natural Spe...

Materials

Rock Crystal

  • Pair of Quartz Geode Specimens
  • Pair of Quartz Geode Specimens
  • Pair of Quartz Geode Specimens
  • Pair of Quartz Geode Specimens
H 6 in. W 6 in. D 4.5 in.
Set of Four Quartz Geode Specimens
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Four quartz geodes specimens.
Category

Antique 19th Century Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz

  • Set of Four Quartz Geode Specimens
  • Set of Four Quartz Geode Specimens
  • Set of Four Quartz Geode Specimens
  • Set of Four Quartz Geode Specimens
H 6 in. W 8 in. D 2 in.
Two Sea Whip Specimens on Lucite
By FS Henemader Antiques, Inc.
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Lofty pair of sea whip specimens, a testament to mother nature's sculptural powers with their tree like form. Presented on custom Lucite bases. Priced individually. Measures: From...
Category

20th Century Solomon Islands Organic Modern Natural Specimens

  • Two Sea Whip Specimens on Lucite
  • Two Sea Whip Specimens on Lucite
  • Two Sea Whip Specimens on Lucite
  • Two Sea Whip Specimens on Lucite
H 24 in. W 20 in. D 18 in.
"Tree Jade" Chinese Petrified Wood Specimen
Located in Chicago, IL
Like scholars' rocks, petrified, or fossilized, wood is appreciated for its natural beauty. Sometimes called "Tree Jade," petrified wood was naturally formed millions of years ago an...
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Natural Specimens

Materials

Petrified Wood

  • "Tree Jade" Chinese Petrified Wood Specimen
  • "Tree Jade" Chinese Petrified Wood Specimen
  • "Tree Jade" Chinese Petrified Wood Specimen
  • "Tree Jade" Chinese Petrified Wood Specimen
H 5.5 in. W 27.75 in. D 5 in.
White Specimen Conch Shell Form Coral
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This piece of natural coral takes on the form of a conch shell and is mounted on a solid white Lucite base and dates to the 1970s.
Category

20th Century American Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Coral

  • White Specimen Conch Shell Form Coral
  • White Specimen Conch Shell Form Coral
  • White Specimen Conch Shell Form Coral
  • White Specimen Conch Shell Form Coral
H 7.50 in. W 6.50 in. D 6 in.
Three Mounted Sea Specimens, Priced Individually
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A red sea fan presented on a classical mahogany and marble stand, a brown sponge mounted on a Lucite block, and a sea whip on a Lucite base. All three with their own magical qualitie...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Solomon Islands Organic Modern Natural Spe...

Materials

Coral

A Marine Specimen a Horse Shoe Crab, Italy, 1870
Located in Milan, IT
A marine natural Wunderkammer specimen. A taxidermy Atlantic Horse Shoe Crab (Limulus Polyphemus). The Specimen is stuffed and mounted over a painted wooden base, Italy, circa 1870.
Category

Antique 1870s European Natural Specimens

Materials

Animal Skin, Rope, Fruitwood

Marine Specimen a Taxidermy Flying Fishes, Italy, 1880
Located in Milan, IT
Taxidermy marine natural Wunderkammer specimen, a pair of embalmed flying fishes (Exo Coetus Volitans). Treated with color with a shade of blue. The Specimen is stuffed and mounted o...
Category

Antique 1880s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Fruitwood, Animal Skin, Blown Glass

Three White Branch Coral Specimens on Lucite
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Three organic branch coral specimens each with its own bleached white color and unique sea inspired form and texture, presented on Lucite bases to enhance the sculptural elements. ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Mid-Century Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Coral

Petrified Root Stock - Museum Quality Specimen 'Huge'
Located in San Francisco, CA
Rare ancient petrified root stock What makes this rare is its immense size. This is an absolutely stunning Museum Quality specimen for the serious collector. The root stock...
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Central Asian Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

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Natural Specimen For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of natural specimen is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of stone, metal and wood, all natural specimen available were constructed with great care. There are 654 antique and vintage natural specimen for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 301 modern editions to choose from as well. There are all kinds of natural specimen available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Natural specimen bearing Modern or Mid-Century Modern hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Many natural specimen are appealing in their simplicity, but Pietra Gallery, Studio Greytak and Interi produced popular natural specimen that are worth a look.

How Much are Natural Specimen?

Prices for natural specimen can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, natural specimen begin at $29 and can go as high as $280,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,729.

Finding the Right Sculptures for You

Styling your home with sculpture 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. 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.

Get started on decorating with sculpture now — find figurative sculptures, animal sculptures and more on 1stDibs today.