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Guido Gambone Artfully Crafted Ceramic Bowl 1950s
By Guido Gambone
Located in New York, NY
Studio made ceramic bowl with scalloped edges and colorful geometric design by Guido Gambone, Italy, 1950s (signed on bottom "GAMBONE" with donkey). This piece is like a little jewel.
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1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Hornsea Midcentury Ashtray Catchall in Yellow Rainbow Pleat Design
By Hornsea Pottery
Located in New York, NY
Rare Hornsea Pottery 'Rainbow' ashtray catchall, this unique vintage piece is from 1960s England with a likeness to a Christian Dior pleated couture dress by Raf Simons, Spring-Summe...
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1960s English Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Ercuis France Art Deco Silver Plate and Macassar Wood Bowl Centerpiece
By Ercuis
Located in Atlanta, GA
Refined French Art Deco polished silver plate decorative bowl, centerpiece, or serving dish by Silversmith Ercuis, Paris. Modernist gondola design with large carved Macassar wood han...
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1930s French Art Deco Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Metal, Silver Plate

Flavio Poli Murano Sommerso Grey Faceted Glass Giant Bowl 1960
By Seguso, Flavio Poli
Located in Lucenec, SK
1960s gorgeous green ashtray or catch-all By Flavio Poli for Seguso in Murano Sommerso Glass. Made in Italy It seems a diamond The item is in very good condition, no chips. Dimension...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso

Primitive Style Ceramic Bowl From Mexico, Circa 1970's
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Primitive style cazuela bowl from Los Reyes Metzontla, Puebla (Mexico). The style of this vessel exemplifies the most primitive of the designs from this community.
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1970s Mexican Primitive Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic, Clay, Terracotta

Stunning Large Organic Murano Glass Bowl Catchall Vintage, Italy, 1970s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Gorgeous hand blown Murano art glass piece with Sommerso and bullicante techniques. A beautiful organic shaped bowl, catchall or centrepiece, Venice, Murano, Italy, 1970s. Colors are...
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1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Art Glass

Art Deco French Silver Plate Large Decorative Bowl Centerpiece
By Francois Frionnet
Located in Atlanta, GA
A wonderful timeless French Art Deco polished silver plate pedestal bowl, great centerpiece, or serving bowl. Modernist design with round stepped bottom, funnel-shaped dish with flat...
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1930s French Art Deco Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Metal, Silver Plate

Glazed Ceramic Tea Bowl by Toshiko Takaezu
By Toshiko Takaezu
Located in Atlanta, GA
A glazed ceramic tea bowl (chawan) by Japanese American artist Toshiko Takaezu (American, 1922 - 2011). The well-balanced form is hand built and shows slight irregularity, further ac...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Sculpted Hand Carved Geometric Wood Vessel Bowl
Located in North Miami, FL
This stunning hand carved organic modern wood vessel or large decorative sculpture bowl is mesmerizing with its geometric forms and shapes. It is a beautiful shade of light wood. it ...
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1990s Indonesian Organic Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Wood

Glazed Ceramic Tea Bowl with Abstract Strokes by Toshiko Takaezu
By Toshiko Takaezu
Located in Atlanta, GA
A glazed ceramic tea bowl (chawan) by Japanese American artist Toshiko Takaezu (American, 1922 - 2011). The well-balanced form is hand built and shows slight irregularity, further ac...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Ceramic Tea Bowl with Black Iridescent Glaze by Toshiko Takaezu
By Toshiko Takaezu
Located in Atlanta, GA
A glazed ceramic tea bowl (chawan) by Japanese American artist Toshiko Takaezu (American, 1922 - 2011). The well-balanced form is hand built and shows slight irregularity, further ac...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Barovier e Toso Murano Embedded Red &Gold Flower Glass Bowl Mid Century Modern
By Barovier&Toso
Located in North Miami, FL
This stunning and rare vintage Italian Murano hand blown glass bowl is by the maestros of glass blowing; Barovier e Toso. It is mid century modern and from the 50's. The glass bowl h...
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1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Blown Glass

Green Stone and Lapis Lazuli Bowl
Located in North Miami, FL
The beautiful combination of the colors of the carved green stone set against the lapis lazuli blue is a knock out! Great as a decorative bowl, desk accessory or for serving. The unu...
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1980s Unknown Organic Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Stone, Lapis Lazuli

Glazed Ceramic Tea Bowl by Toshiko Takaezu
By Toshiko Takaezu
Located in Atlanta, GA
A small elegant glazed ceramic tea bowl (chawan) by Japanese American artist Toshiko Takaezu (American, 1922 - 2011). The well-balanced form is hand built and shows slight irregulari...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Carl-Harry Stålhane Signed Rörstrand Studio Swedish Scandinavian Midcentury Bowl
By Carl-Harry Stålhane, Rörstrand
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautifully designed, richly, and deeply blue-colored/ glazed ceramic large bowl/ tray by famed Swedish designer Carl-Harry Stålhane for Rörstrand, Sweeden. The craftsmanship and c...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Stoneware

Ceramic Bowl by Stig Lindberg, Mid-Century Swedish Design, Faience, C 1950
By Stig Lindberg
Located in New York, NY
Decorative leaf shaped bowl by Stig Lindberg, Sweden, circa 1950. Faience. Very good condition. Yellow and white color. An artistic jack-of-all-trades, Stig Lindberg was accomplish...
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1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Faience

Carl-Harry Stålhane Signed Rörstrand Studio Swedish Scandinavian Midcentury Bowl
By Carl-Harry Stålhane, Rörstrand
Located in Studio City, CA
A beautifully designed, richly, and deeply blue-colored/ glazed ceramic bowl by famed Swedish designer Carl-Harry Stålhane for Rörstrand, Sweeden. The craftsmanship and color are stu...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Stoneware

Ceramic Bowl, by Stig Lindberg, MidCentury Scandinavian, Faience, C 1950, Sweden
By Stig Lindberg
Located in New York, NY
Decorative leaf pottery bowl by Stig Lindberg, Sweden, circa 1950, Faience. Very good condition. An artistic jack-of-all-trades, Stig Lindberg was accomplished in Industrial design...
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1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic, Faience

Ceramic Bowl by Stig Lindberg, Mid-Century Scandinavian, Faience, C 1950
By Stig Lindberg
Located in New York, NY
Decorative leaf shaped bowl by Stig Lindberg, Sweden, mid-century, circa 1950. Very good condition. An artistic jack-of-all-trades, Stig Lindberg was accomplished in Industrial Des...
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1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Faience

Indonesian Decorative Stone Plate
Located in Montreal, QC
Indonesian decorative carved stone plate.
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1980s Indonesian Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Stone

Small Bowl in Murano Bullicante Blown Glass
Located in Torino, IT
The little bowl design in blown glass Bullicante of Murano. Italy, 1980s Origin: Italy Period: 1980s Materials: Blown Murano glass bullicante Dimensions: Ø 8 cm, H 7 cm Condit...
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20th Century Italian Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Blown Glass

Italian Mid-Century Modern Amorphic Murano Glass Shallow Bowl Seguso 1960s
By Barovier Seguso & Ferro
Located in Miami, FL
Lovely, elongated glass Murano shallow bowl in clear with infused gold by Seguso, Italy. Reminiscent of a very elegant summer squash with a handle. Measurements: 12 inches wide x ...
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1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Blown Glass

Red Fontana Arte Centrepiece or Wall Decoration by Dube’
By Fontana Arte, Duilio Dubé Bernabe
Located in New York, NY
Fontana Arte centrepiece made by Italian artist Dube’ in the 1950s with an abstract motif on a red background. He created the piece by back painting a thick ¾” irregular curved glass...
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1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Glass

Nautilus Silvered Shell Serving Container/Wine Cooler/Ice Bucket
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Large graphic silvered nautilus shell container with a sand dollar and starfish motif. This piece is so versatile as well as decorative. It can be used for food and fruit, but why no...
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1970s Unknown Late Victorian Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Metal

Per and Annelise Linnemann-Schmidt for Palshus Danish Glazed Dish Bowl, 1960s
By Annelise and Per Linemann-Schmidt
Located in Studio City, CA
Simple yet elegant piece by Danish ceramists husband and wife per and Annelise Linnemann-Schmidt for Palshus. Signed/ Incised "Palshus Denmark" and "APLS" on the underside. In ...
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1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Large Petrified Wooden Bowl
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Very smooth petrified wood slab with a shallow basin for use as a catchall or ashtray. Measures 9” long by 7” wide and 2” tall. Great condition, very heavy.
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20th Century Unknown Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Petrified Wood

  • Large Petrified Wooden Bowl
  • Large Petrified Wooden Bowl
  • Large Petrified Wooden Bowl
  • Large Petrified Wooden Bowl
H 2 in. W 7 in. D 9 in.
Otto & Gertrud Natzler Green Brown Glazed Mid-Century Large Footed Bowl Vase
By Gertrud and Otto Natzler
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful work by famed pottery masters Otto and Gertrud Natzler. This large, round-shaped footed bowl was hand thrown and formed by Gertrud and glazed by Otto in shades of green a...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Earthenware

Aldo Londi for Bitossi Bowl
By Bitossi, Aldo Londi
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Aldo Londi for Bitossi Rare Studio Pottery bowl by Aldo Londi for his company Bitossi. Bowl features a Cubist design in gloss blue, rose, and white on matte brown clay. Marked Ita...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Pottery

  • Aldo Londi for Bitossi Bowl
  • Aldo Londi for Bitossi Bowl
  • Aldo Londi for Bitossi Bowl
  • Aldo Londi for Bitossi Bowl
H 2.5 in. Dm 10 in.
1950s French Silver-Plated Fruit Bowl
Located in High Point, NC
This metal bowl was produced in France, circa 1950. A rounded bowl made of a dense metal, this find displays a convex base and a full shape, ornamented with cast grapes and arches fo...
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1950s French French Provincial Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Silver Plate

  • 1950s French Silver-Plated Fruit Bowl
  • 1950s French Silver-Plated Fruit Bowl
  • 1950s French Silver-Plated Fruit Bowl
  • 1950s French Silver-Plated Fruit Bowl
H 6.7 in. W 6.7 in. D 6.7 in.
1930s Belgian Openwork Glass Bowl
Located in High Point, NC
This vintage openwork glass bowl was produced in Belgium, circa 1930. Aerial yet stable, this handblown tour-de-force stands delicately on its base, blooming to reveal a red heart in...
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1930s Belgian Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Art Glass

  • 1930s Belgian Openwork Glass Bowl
  • 1930s Belgian Openwork Glass Bowl
  • 1930s Belgian Openwork Glass Bowl
  • 1930s Belgian Openwork Glass Bowl
H 6.3 in. W 18.1 in. D 18.5 in.
1930s French Silver Plated Ice Bucket
Located in High Point, NC
This lidless ice bucket was made in France, circa 1930. A silver plated bucket elegantly patinated to reveal its brass underlayer. The original rounded handles with concentric circle...
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1930s French Art Deco Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Silver Plate

  • 1930s French Silver Plated Ice Bucket
  • 1930s French Silver Plated Ice Bucket
  • 1930s French Silver Plated Ice Bucket
  • 1930s French Silver Plated Ice Bucket
H 7.5 in. W 9.8 in. D 8.3 in.
Vintage Brass and Rattan Big Fruit Bowl
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
Vintage brass and rattan fruit bowl, Italy ca. 1970's It has been made in Italy circa 1970, in a brown color. The brass has a great patina.
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1970s Italian Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Brass

Olive Wood Bowl, French Riviera Style, France 1960, Brown Color
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
This bowl is a decorative bowl, made in France circa 1960. It is the French Riviera Style. The Olive wood is in a brown color.
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1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Fruitwood, Olive

Studio Pottery Red and Black Bowl Mid Century
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Studio Pottery small large rimmed bowl in black with red decoration. Signed on underside with illegible signature.
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Pottery

  • Studio Pottery Red and Black Bowl Mid Century
  • Studio Pottery Red and Black Bowl Mid Century
  • Studio Pottery Red and Black Bowl Mid Century
  • Studio Pottery Red and Black Bowl Mid Century
H 2.75 in. W 7.25 in. D 7.25 in.
Large Thai Hand-Painted Blue and White Porcelain Bowl with Floral Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A large Thai hand-painted blue and white porcelain bowl from the 20th century with floral motifs. Created in Thailand, this porcelain bowl features a circular tapering silhouette wit...
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20th Century Thai Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Porcelain

Huge Fujimori Collection Art Glass Platter Kato Kogei Japan, 1985
By Fujimori, Kato Kogei
Located in Melbourne, AU
Just wow! A huge, gorgeously colourful Fujimori platter. This will display equally well standing, hanging or flat (we prefer it flat because this emphasises the generous size). We...
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1980s Japanese Post-Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Art Glass

Concave Murano Seguso Arte Amber Glass Dish, circa 1960
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Concave Murano Seguso Arte Amber Glass Dish, circa 1960.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Art Glass

Italian Marble Bowl, circa 1975
By Sergio Asti, Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Italian marble bowl, circa 1975.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Marble

Lava Glaze Ceramic Bowl, circa 1965
By Gertrud and Otto Natzler
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Lava glaze ceramic bowl, circa 1965.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Pair of Cut Glass Compote Bowls on Silver Pedestal
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful pair of cut glass compote bowls on silver pedestal. Brilliant cut glass bowl mounted on a German continental silver pedestal decorated with floral designs. Measuring 9 1/2”...
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20th Century German Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Silver

Brass and Silver Plate and Abalone Sculptural Bowl
Located in North Miami, FL
This mixed media Mexican bowl of polished silver plate, brass and abalone is hallmarked on the bottom "Metales Hecho En Mexico Hand-wrought. It is in the shape of a fish. The fins ar...
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1950s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Silver Plate, Brass

Val Saint Lambert Circular Crystal Ash-Tray, Handcut to Clear, Signed
By Val Saint Lambert
Located in Verviers, BE
Val Saint Lambert crystal vase 'Aglea' Charles Graffart cut-to-clear signed About There are only made 100 of these models Beautiful signed Val Saint Lambert circular crystal as...
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1950s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Crystal

1970s Animalier Murano Glass Small Bowl Attributed to Barovier
By Barovier
Located in Aci Castello, IT
A rare fake tortoise murano glass small bowl made in the Seventies. It has been attributed to Barovier for many items very similar made by the manufacturer.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Murano Glass

Couroc Bowl with Frogs, Monterey, California 1970s
By The Couroc Company
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Couroc bowl with frogs. Resin, Monterey, California 1970s. Charming whimsical oval tray decorated with dancing frogs. Dimensions: 9 5/8 inches deep x 12 1/2 inches wide x 3/4 inches ...
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1970s American Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Plastic

Thomas Toft Footed Bowl Blue Gray Peacock Decor Danish Midcentury Ceramic 1960s
By Thomas Toft, Marianne Starck
Located in Aarhus C, DK
Footed bowl by Danish ceramist Thomas Toft (1930-2015) made ca. 1960s. The bowl is made from chamotte clay and has a matte glaze in beige gray with blue peacock like decoration. T...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Tommaso Barbi, Italy White Murano Glass Shallow Bowl
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
White with gold fleck Murano shallow bowl dish by Tommaso Barbi, Italy. Label on underside.
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1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

Materials

Murano Glass

Italian White Marble Bowl / Ashtray, circa 1975
By Angelo Mangiarotti, Sergio Asti
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Italian White Marble Bowl / Ashtray, circa 1975.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Marble

Italian Postmodern Perforated Enameled Black Metal Bowl, circa 1985
By Enzo Mari
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Italian Postmodern Perforated Enameled Black Metal Bowl, circa 1985.
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20th Century Italian Post-Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Metal

Italian White Marble Bowl / Ashtray, circa 1975
By Angelo Mangiarotti, Sergio Asti
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Italian White Marble Bowl / Ashtray, circa 1975.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Marble

Set of 2 Gres Ceramic Vase and Bowl by Hiao Chin for Atelier Franco Pozzi, 1970s
Located in Varese, Lombardia
Painted ceramics (vase and centerpiece) by Hiao Chin for Atelier/Gresline Franco Pozzi. Produced between the 70s and the 80s. Very good condition. signatures of the Manufacture und...
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1970s Italian Post-Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Italian White Marble Bowl / Ashtray, circa 1975
By Angelo Mangiarotti, Sergio Asti
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Italian White Marble Bowl / Ashtray, circa 1975.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Marble

Carl Halier Stoneware Bowl for Royal Copenhagen, circa 1961
By Royal Copenhagen, Carl Hailer
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Carl Halier stoneware bowl for Royal Copenhagen, circa 1961.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

Materials

Stoneware

Italian White Marble Bowl / Ashtray, circa 1975
By Sergio Asti, Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Italian White Marble Bowl / Ashtray, circa 1975.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

Materials

Marble

Silver Plated "Baja" Centerpiece Bowl by Lino Sabattini, Italy 1970s
By Lino Sabattini
Located in Utrecht, NL
This “Baja” centrepiece bowl was designed in 1976 by the pre-eminent figure of modern Italian silver and metalware design, Lino Sabattini. The designer’s expansive and diverse body o...
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1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Silver Plate

1950s Venini Vintage Italian Blue & Cream White Pate De Verre Murano Glass Bowl
By Venini
Located in New York, NY
Mid-century organic modern round bowl in thick Murano glass, custom made for the Hotel des Bains in Venice, a pair is available, realized in ivory cream white glass paste, decorated ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Art Glass, Murano Glass

1980s Vistosi Post Modern Purple Wine Color & Crystal Murano Glass Round Vase
By Vistosi
Located in New York, NY
A unique blown deconstructed creation by Vistosi in Memphis Group style worked with an unusual and rare technique, the decor in the crystal clear Murano glass organic body consists o...
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1980s Italian Post-Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Black Marble Catchall
Located in Richmond, VA
Rare, black marble catchall with spiral detail. Perfect for jewelry keeping, part of a table scape or a catchall for small treasures.
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20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

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Marble

  • Black Marble Catchall
  • Black Marble Catchall
  • Black Marble Catchall
  • Black Marble Catchall
H 2 in. Dm 8 in.
Large Vintage French Sculptural Solid Wooden Vessel/Bowl
Located in London Road, Baldock, Hertfordshire
A rustic, sculptural solid wooden vessel/bowl of impressive proportions, most probably dating from the mid 20th Century and originating from France. Condition, in excellent order....
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

Materials

Wood

1970s Italian Brass Apple Pot Bucket
Located in London, London
Apple shaped pot. Brass. Lidded storage. 1970s Italy.
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Late 20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Vintage Decorative Bowls

Materials

Brass

Daum France Glass Bowl / Centerpiece ,Decorated,Engraved, Signed
By Daum
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Amazing size and exquisite decoration in this Daum centerpiece.
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Late 20th Century French Post-Modern Vintage Decorative Bowls

Materials

Art Glass

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Vintage Decorative Bowls For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of vintage decorative bowls available for sale. Each of these unique vintage decorative bowls was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, ceramic and metal. Vintage decorative bowls have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. Vintage decorative bowls bearing Mid-Century Modern or Scandinavian Modern hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Vintage decorative bowls have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Rörstrand, René Lalique and Gunnar Nylund are consistently popular.

How Much are Vintage Decorative Bowls?

Prices for vintage decorative bowls start at $35 and top out at $53,893 with the average selling for $750.

Finding the Right Decorative Bowls for You

Vintage, new and antique decorative bowls have been an important part of the home for centuries, although their uses have changed over the years. While functional examples of bowls date back thousands of years, ornamental design on bowls as well as baskets likewise has a rich heritage, from the carved bowls of the Maya to the plaited river-cane baskets of Indigenous people in the Southeast United States.

Decorative objects continue to bring character and art into a space. An outdoor gathering can become a sophisticated garden party with the addition of a few natural-fiber baskets to hold blankets or fruit on a table, as demonstrated in the interior design work by firms such as Alexander Design.

Elsewhere, Richard Haining’s reclaimed wood vases and bowls can express eco-consciousness. Sculptural handmade cast concrete bowls like those made by the Oakland, California–based UMÉ Studio introduce compelling textures to your dining room table.

Minimalist ceramic decorative bowls of varying colors can evoke a feeling of human connectedness through their association with handmade craftsmanship, such as in the rooms envisioned by South African interior designer Kelly Hoppen. And you can elevate any space with ceramic bowls that match the color scheme.

Browse the 1stDibs collection of decorative bowls and explore the endless options available.

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