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Vintage Ceramic Pottery Floor Vase by Decora Ceramic, Germany, 1960s
By Decora Ceramic
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Pottery ceramic vase floor vase Producer: DECORA Ceramic, Germany Decade: 1960s Original vintage 1960s pottery ceramic vase made in Germany. ...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Slab Built Ceramic Vessel
Located in Surbiton, GB
Slab built ceramic vessel glazed with glossy oranges and browns.
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Vintage 1970s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Slab Built Ceramic Vessel
  • Vintage Slab Built Ceramic Vessel
  • Vintage Slab Built Ceramic Vessel
  • Vintage Slab Built Ceramic Vessel
H 7.49 in. W 8.47 in. D 2.96 in.
Extra Large Vintage Handmade Ceramic Pottery Floor Vase, Germany, 1960s
By Sawa Ceramic
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Pottery Ceramic Vase Floorvase Origin: Germany Decade: 1960s Description: original vintage 1960s pottery ceramic vase made in Germany. High qu...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Italian Rustic Hand-Painted Ceramic Vessel
Located in View Park, CA
Hand painted ceramic clay vessel with braided arms from Italy circa early 1960s. Bird and leaf motif reminiscent of Matisse. Tones of pine green, ochre, rust, and cerulean. Please no...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Rustic Vases

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Ceramic, Clay, Paint

Vintage 1960s Ceramic Pottery Vase by Sawa Ceramic Franz Schwaderlapp, Germany
By Franz Schwaderlapp, Sawa Ceramic
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Pottery ceramic vase Producer: Sawa Ceramic, Germany Design: Franz Schwaderlapp Decade: 1960s Description: Original vintage 1960s pott...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic, Pottery

Vintage 1960s Ceramic Pottery Vase by Sawa Ceramic Franz Schwaderlapp, Germany
By Franz Schwaderlapp, Sawa Ceramic
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Pottery ceramic vase Producer: Sawa Ceramic, Germany Design: Franz Schwaderlapp Decade: 1960s Description: Original vintage 1960s pott...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

Vintage Ikebana Japanese Midcentury Hexagon Ceramic Bud Vessels
By Isamu Noguchi
Located in San Diego, CA
Alluring pair of Japanese hexagon ceramic bud vases/vessels. Modernist and striking, these ceramic pieces present an organic patina and texture which complements its sharp lines. Bea...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Japanese Vessel
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage Japanese vessel in a beautiful matte glaze. Unsigned.
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Japanese Vessel
  • Vintage Japanese Vessel
  • Vintage Japanese Vessel
  • Vintage Japanese Vessel
H 14.5 in. W 6 in. D 2.5 in.
Vintage Baluster Vase, Oriental, Decorative, Ceramic, Vessel, 20th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage baluster vase. An oriental, highly decorative ceramic vessel dating to the mid-20th century. Of Classic form and in good proportion Of quality craftsmanship, fr...
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Mid-20th Century Asian Chinese Export Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Decorative Bitossi Seta Ceramic Lidded Bottle Vessel, Made in Italy
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This beautiful vintage handcrafted ceramic bottle adds texture and a decorative touch to any room! Details: - Matte, textured glaze - Red glaze on interior - 18.5" tall - 4.5" diame...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Bottles

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Ceramic

Pair of Vintage Wine Amphora, English, Ceramic, Decorative, Vessel, Hand Painted
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a pair of vintage wine Amphora. An English, ceramic decorative vessel with hand painted finish, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Appealing English ceramics from...
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Mid-20th Century British Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Zsolnay Glazed Green, Brown and Turquoise Relief Ceramic Vase or Vessel Vintage
By Zsolnay
Located in North Miami, FL
This very early work of the Hungarian’s ceramicist: Zsolnay. It is a glorious combination of color of elegant sensual nude reliefs in this small vase vessel and decorative ceramic gl...
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Vintage 1910s Hungarian Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Trio of Blue & Green Ceramic Vessels or Vases
By Raymor
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern trio of ceramic vessels or vases. 2 Are super tall & slender. Mottled turquoise blue glaze at top with olive green at bottom. Great vintage condit...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Ceramic Vase
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Vintage ceramic vase in blue and cream glaze, Circa 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Ceramic Vase
  • Vintage Ceramic Vase
  • Vintage Ceramic Vase
  • Vintage Ceramic Vase
H 5.5 in. Dm 2.5 in.
Vintage Ceramic Weed Vase
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Vintage ceramic weed vase. Beautiful composition and contrasting glazing.
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Ceramic Weed Vase
  • Vintage Ceramic Weed Vase
  • Vintage Ceramic Weed Vase
  • Vintage Ceramic Weed Vase
H 4.63 in. Dm 4.63 in.
Vintage French Ceramic Bottle
Located in High Point, NC
An assortment of glazed ceramic bottles in the shape of drinking men. Made in France between 1950 and 1960, the bottles depict people of various nationalities raising a toast with th...
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Vintage 1950s French Country Bottles

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Ceramic

  • Vintage French Ceramic Bottle
  • Vintage French Ceramic Bottle
  • Vintage French Ceramic Bottle
  • Vintage French Ceramic Bottle
H 12.2 in. W 5.5 in. D 3.5 in.
Vintage French Ceramic Bottle
Located in High Point, NC
A glazed ceramic bottle, depicting a hunter standing on top of a pointer dog. Made in France between 1950 and 1960, a wealth of charming detail lends verisimilitude to the absurd sce...
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Vintage 1950s French Folk Art Bottles

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Ceramic

  • Vintage French Ceramic Bottle
  • Vintage French Ceramic Bottle
  • Vintage French Ceramic Bottle
  • Vintage French Ceramic Bottle
H 16.9 in. W 13.8 in. D 3.1 in.
Vintage Ceramic Vase, 1970s
Located in Roma, IT
This ceramic vase is an original decorative object realized in the 1970s. A beautiful hand-made ceramic vase, brown and green colored. Perfect to preserve your plants and flowe...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Vases

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Ceramic Vase, 1970s
  • Vintage Ceramic Vase, 1970s
  • Vintage Ceramic Vase, 1970s
  • Vintage Ceramic Vase, 1970s
H 3.35 in. W 3.94 in. D 7.88 in.
Vintage Ceramic Pitcher, France, 1950's
By Georges Jouve
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Ceramic Pitcher France, 1950's Satin black ceramic pitcher with burgundy red enamel interior in the style of Pol Chambost, Elchinger, Georges Jouve, circa 1950, unsig...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Lenox Athenian Collection Vase
By Lenox's Ceramic Art Company
Located in Germantown, MD
This is a very nice Lenox China vase in the Athenian pattern. Also made in U.S.A. so it is Vintage Lenox. This vase measures 9 1/2 inches high, 3 3/4 at the base and 6 inches at the ...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Vases

Materials

Porcelain

Vintage Handpainted Italian Glazed Urns Vessels Pots , Leona Italy
Located in West Hartford, CT
Large pair of matching glazed Italian urns/vessels with vibrant and unusual paintings throughout. Made in Leona, Italy. Now, more than ever, home is where the heart is.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Urns

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Ceramic

Vintage Ceramic Vase, Czechoslovakia, 1960s
Located in Praha, CZ
In original condition Little scratches.
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Vintage 1960s Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Jerry Meek Stoneware Vessel
Located in Denton, TX
California modern art pottery planter by Jerry Meek.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Planters, Cachepots and Jardini...

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Ceramic, Pottery, Stoneware

  • Vintage Jerry Meek Stoneware Vessel
  • Vintage Jerry Meek Stoneware Vessel
  • Vintage Jerry Meek Stoneware Vessel
  • Vintage Jerry Meek Stoneware Vessel
H 8 in. W 10 in. D 9.13 in.
Vintage Ceramic Vase, Czechoslovakia, 1960s
Located in Praha, CZ
In original condition Little scratches.
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Vintage 1960s Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Moroccan Ceramic Urn with Lid
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Moroccan Ceramic Urn with Lid, white crackled ceramic with silver overlaid. Great to use in the kitchen or in the bathroom. Great folk art vintage Moroccan decorative small...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Moorish Urns

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Metal

Vintage Ceramic Cachepot, Netherlands, 1970s
Located in Roma, IT
Vintage ceramic cachepot is an original decorative object realized in the 1970s in the Netherlands. A ceramic cachepot perfect for your house. Good conditions except for some ...
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Vintage 1970s Dutch Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Black Ceramic Botanic Vase
Located in Vallejo, CA
A lovely vintage ceramic vase. Glossy black finish with a highly detailed iris design in gold, pale orange and green applied to the surface. Made in Japan.
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Late 20th Century Asian Art Nouveau Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Ceramic Glazed Storage Jar
Located in Dallas, TX
Vintage ceramic glazed storage jar.  
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Antique 19th Century European Primitive Jars

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Ceramic

French Vintage Ceramic Vase, circa 1970s
Located in London, GB
French vintage ceramic vase (circa 1970s). Discovered in the South of France, an elegant white surface with a subtle sheen makes this a very special ceramic piece. A Classic rotund s...
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Vintage 1970s French Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Crackled Style Ceramic Vase 'Signed'
Located in East Hampton, NY
Extremely rare and beautifully executed studio pottery is very distinctive. Glazed and crackled technique, adorned with cup like details. Signed/marked to underside.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

1970s Italian Vintage Ceramic Pitcher
Located in Paris, FR
A charming 20th century vintage textured ceramic decorative pitcher or vase in navy blue and bright red. Will make a great decorative piece for any living space. Italy, circa 1970s....
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Ceramic Handcrafted Decorative Crumpled Vase
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This beautiful handcrafted ceramic vase is a wonderful vessel for your fresh or dried floral arrangements. Details: - Matte, textured glaze - 8.5" tall - 5.5" depth - 5.5" wid...
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20th Century Unknown Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Ceramic Big Vase, 1980s
Located in Praha, CZ
-Made in Czechoslovakia - Made of ceramics - Very good original condition.
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Vintage 1980s Czech Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Ceramic Big Vase, 1980s
  • Vintage Ceramic Big Vase, 1980s
  • Vintage Ceramic Big Vase, 1980s
  • Vintage Ceramic Big Vase, 1980s
H 26.78 in. W 8.67 in. D 5.52 in.
Green and Blue Vintage Ceramic Pitcher
Located in Milano, IT
Wonderful vintage blue and green ceramic pitcher, designed n he 1950's of fine Italian manufacture. Under the base is its place of origin, Italy. The pitcher has a wider bottom that...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Bottles

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Ceramic

Tall Vintage Baluster Vase, Oriental, Decorative Vessel, Art Deco, circa 1940
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a tall vintage baluster vase. An oriental, strikingly decorative ceramic vessel, dating to the Art Deco period of the mid-20th century, circa 1940. Of profuse decoration a...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Vases

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Ceramic

Scandinavian Vintage Ceramic Light Blue Vase
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Handmade Scandinavian Modern round ceramic vase. Blue glaze with caramel speckles. Plump shape with short neck. Beautiful vintage condition. Free shipping.
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Late 20th Century European Scandinavian Modern Vases

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Ceramic, Stoneware

  • Scandinavian Vintage Ceramic Light Blue Vase
  • Scandinavian Vintage Ceramic Light Blue Vase
  • Scandinavian Vintage Ceramic Light Blue Vase
  • Scandinavian Vintage Ceramic Light Blue Vase
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Vintage Italian Lenci Hand Painted Ceramic Vase 1930s
By Lenci
Located in Casale Monferrato, IT
Beautiful Italian ceramic vase with hand painting naif decorations. Signed Italian important manufacture of Lenci, 1930s. Perfect conditions.  
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Vintage 1930s Italian Bottles

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Ceramic

Bertoncello Ceramic Vase Top Vintage 1970s -Art
By Giovanni Bertoncello
Located in Foggia, FG
Bertoncello ceramic vase top Vintage 1970 -Art- Year: 1970s Materials: white ceramic Condition: Excellent Measurements: cm 18 height x cm 18 diameter.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Bauhaus Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Psychedelic Ceramic Trinket Jar by Voersaa, 1960s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Ceramic trinket or lidded jar with psychedelic glaze. Created in the Voersaa Workshop in Denmark during the 1960s. Signed VO to the base.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Jars

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Ceramic

Vintage Matte-Glaze Cordovan Crimped Ceramic Vase
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Bulbous-form ceramic vase (ca. 1970s, USA). Attractive colors incorporated -- eggplant / cordovan with a butterscotch streak and pinched top border. Very good, vintage condition wit...
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Vintage 1970s American Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage European Ceramic Vase with Two Loops Handles
Located in High Point, NC
This ceramic vase was produced in Europe in the 20th century. A large neck with two loop handles gives the jug a unique shape, complemented by the round base. The glazed surface is c...
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Vintage 1950s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Large Vintage 80s Modern Black Ceramic Swirl Vase
Located in Vallejo, CA
An extra large vintage 80s modern ceramic vase. Nice cylinder shape with an embossed swirl design around the sides, finished in a glossy black glaze. A sculptural bold statement piec...
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Late 20th Century Post-Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Sculptural Otagiri Stoneware Ceramic Pottery Vase
By Otagiri Company
Located in San Jose, CA
Mid-Century Modern ceramic pottery vase by Otagiri Mercantile Company, circa 1960s. This unique vessel features a sculptural stoneware shape with natural decorative incising in a mat...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Hand Painted Glazed Ceramic Zebra Vase
Located in west palm beach, FL
Vintage Boho glazed ceramic vase. A fabulous hand painted zebra with an impressive mane. Signed on the bottom. Acquired from a Miami estate.
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Mid-20th Century North American Vases

Materials

Ceramic, Paint

Vintage Hand Painted Ceramic Moroccan Vase or Urn
Located in Plainview, NY
This beautiful hand painted ceramic Moroccan round vase or urn Features wonderfully intricate and imaginatively sequenced hand painted designs. This colorful, round, orb-like ceramic...
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1990s Moroccan Moorish Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Danish Ceramic Vase by Herman A. Kähler, 1930s
By Herman A. Kahler Keramik, Herman August Kähler
Located in Nibe, Nordjylland
Vintage Danish ceramic vase by Herman A. Kähler, 1930s Cow horn glaze. Brown with blue details. Made by Danish ceramist Herman August Kähler. Signed HAK Danmark. Measure: Height 11 ...
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Vintage 1930s Danish Art Deco Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Ceramic Vase with Blue Flower Pattern
Located in Leuven , BE
Vintage ceramic vase with blue flower pattern made in Bulgaria Material: Ceramic Dimensions: 26,5 cm x 10 cm diameter Place of origin: Bulgaria This lot will be packed with t...
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Mid-20th Century Bulgarian Vases

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Ceramic

Danish Vintage Ceramic Vase by Nils Kähler, 1960s
By Nils Kähler, Kähler Keramik
Located in Nibe, Nordjylland
Danish vintage ceramic vase by Nils Kähler, 1960s. Vintage stoneware table vase in green and earth colored glaze. Marked in the bottom with HAK, Nils and Denmark. Very good condit...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Mexican "Tonala" Tube Ceramic Decorative Vase
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage Mexican "Tonala" tube ceramic decorative vase. Floral pattern. Size: 2" D x 7" H.
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1990s Mexican Bohemian Vases

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Ceramic

French Vintage Midcentury Gold Leaf Ceramic Vase, 1970s
Located in Paris, FR
French 20th century vintage statement ceramic vase of spherical design with gold leaf details and hues of green and blue. Signed Loyan at the base. France, circa 1960-1970s. ------...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Gold Leaf

Vintage Danish Modern Handmade Ceramic Vase, 1970s
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Cylinder shaped Danish modern handmade stoneware vase. Sand colored glaze with lilac and purple running glaze around belly and top. Signed under raw base. Beautiful vintage condition.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Vases

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Ceramic, Stoneware

Vintage Retro Ceramic Vase, 1960s “The Eye”
Located in Cowthorpe, North Yorkshire
Vintage retro ceramic vase, 1960s “The Eye” Measures: Height 32cm, depth 35cm, width 35cm.
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Mid-20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Retro Ceramic Vase, 1960s “The Eye”
  • Vintage Retro Ceramic Vase, 1960s “The Eye”
  • Vintage Retro Ceramic Vase, 1960s “The Eye”
  • Vintage Retro Ceramic Vase, 1960s “The Eye”
H 12.6 in. W 13.78 in. D 13.78 in.
Large Vintage 1980s Sculptured Jaru Ceramic Vase
By Jaru
Located in Palm Springs, CA
This is a large 1980s vintage Jaru vase in beautiful lavender/mauve ceramic.
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Royal Copenhagen Studio Pottery Ceramic
By Royal Copenhagen
Located in London, GB
Royal Copenhagen Pottery ceramic vase with beautiful and intricate textural pattern detailing. The pot boasts a range of earthy tones, from deep browns to light creams, which are acc...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Pottery

Pair of Huge Ceramic Shelf Brackets, 1960s Vintage
Located in taranto, IT
Pair of huge Italian-made ceramic vases from the 1960s, made of red and gold polychrome ceramic, with relief motifs, perforated at the top and bottom for the positioning of glazing b...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Black Deruta Ceramic Vase with Multicolored Details, Italy
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
A Deruta ceramic vase manufactured in Italy. It may show slight traces of use since it's vintage, but it can be considered as in excellent original condition and ready to become a p...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Post-Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage French Ceramic Pitcher by Jacques Blin, circa 1960s
By Jacques Blin
Located in London, GB
Vintage French ceramic pitcher by Jacques Blin (circa 1960s). Unique in its style and decoration, its form is zoomorphic with incised decor of geometric shapes. Of course Jacques Bli...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Purple Ceramic Vase by Marcello Fantoni, Signed
By Marcello Fantoni
Located in Milano, IT
Wonderful purple ceramic vase with square base, made by master potter Marcello Fantoni in Florence in the 1950s, of fine Italian manufacture. Fantoni Italia signature is present unde...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage French Ceramic Vase by Primavera, 'circa 1940s'
By Primavera
Located in London, GB
Vintage ceramic vase by Primavera (circa 1940s). A curvaceous, ovoid body leads to a wide, straight neck with earthenware lip. Stylised birds are perched atop their branches over a d...
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Vintage 1940s French Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Handmade Ceramic Planter
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Vintage hand thrown ceramic planter with ridged sides and a glossy glaze in grey, blues and browns. Bottom is drilled for drainage. Signed.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Planters, Cachepots and Jar...

Materials

Ceramic, Clay, Pottery

  • Vintage Handmade Ceramic Planter
  • Vintage Handmade Ceramic Planter
  • Vintage Handmade Ceramic Planter
  • Vintage Handmade Ceramic Planter
H 4.5 in. W 6.5 in. D 6.5 in.
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Vintage Ceramic Vessel For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal vintage ceramic vessel for your home. Frequently made of ceramic, stoneware and pottery, every vintage ceramic vessel was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a vintage ceramic vessel, we have 439 options in-stock, while there are 6 modern editions to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer vintage ceramic vessel, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right vintage ceramic vessel, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Arts and Crafts and Scandinavian Modern styles are of considerable interest. A well-made vintage ceramic vessel has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Scheurich Keramik, Ceramano, Scheurich & Carstens and Bay Keramik are consistently popular.

How Much is a Vintage Ceramic Vessel?

Prices for a vintage ceramic vessel can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $55 and can go as high as $16,000, while the average can fetch as much as $675.

Finding the Right Vases for You

Whether it’s a Chinese Han dynasty glazed ceramic wine vessel, a work of Murano glass or a hand-painted Scandinavian modern stoneware piece, a fine vase brings a piece of history into your space as much as it adds a sophisticated dynamic.

Like sculptures or paintings, vases are considered works of fine art. Once offered as tributes to ancient rulers, vases continue to be gifted to heads of state today. Over time, decorative porcelain vases have become family heirlooms to be displayed prominently in our homes — loved pieces treasured from generation to generation.

The functional value of vases is well known. They were traditionally utilized as vessels for carrying dry goods or liquids, so some have handles and feature an opening at the top (where they flare back out). While artists have explored wildly sculptural alternatives over time, the most conventional vase shape is characterized by a bulbous base and a body with shoulders where the form curves inward.

Owing to their intrinsic functionality, vases are quite possibly versatile in ways few other art forms can match. They’re typically taller than they are wide. Some have a neck that offers height and is ideal for the stems of cut flowers. To pair with your mid-century modern decor, the right vase will be an elegant receptacle for leafy snake plants on your teak dining table, or, in the case of welcoming guests on your doorstep, a large ceramic floor vase for long tree branches or sticks — perhaps one crafted in the Art Nouveau style — works wonders.

Interior designers include vases of every type, size and style in their projects — be the canvas indoors or outdoors — often introducing a splash of color and a range of textures to an entryway or merely calling attention to nature’s asymmetries by bringing more organically shaped decorative objects into a home.

On 1stDibs, you can browse our collection of vases by material, including ceramic, glass, porcelain and more. Sizes range from tiny bud vases to massive statement pieces and every size in between.

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