Whimsical Ceramics (46 results)

Italian Mid-Century Glazed Ceramic  Handled Bowl, Vessel Sculpture
Dimensions: H 7 in. W 13 in. D 6 in.
Dealer Location: North Miami, FL
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic, Paint
Italian Mid-Century Glazed Ceramic Handled Bowl, ...
Unknown
Ceramic, Paint
The whimsical and theatrical scene of hand-painted gestures and birds and designs on the front and back of this Italian hallmarked 1960s glazed ceramic or porcelain bowl is a piece of s...
Pristine Blue Teardrop Bowl by Stig Lindberg for Gustavsberg
Dimensions: H 2.13 in. W 5.75 in. D 7.63 in.
Dealer Location: Portland, OR
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Pristine Blue Teardrop Bowl by Stig Lindberg for G...
Stig Lindberg, Gustavsberg
Ceramic
Remarkably pristine and beautiful, this blue teardrop bowl was designed by Stig Lindberg for Gustavsberg. Created in the late 1950s-early 1960s, it's in stunning shape for its age. Sti...
Pair of Robert Lallemant Ceramic Lamps
Dimensions: H 18 in. W 5 in. D 5 in.
Dealer Location: Hudson, NY
Pair of Robert Lallemant Ceramic Lamps
Robert Lallemant
Wonderful pair of vases converted to lamps contemporaneously to their manufacture. Lamps are undrilled and can be returned to cache pots. Whimsical cartoon decorations depicting the Fre...
"Untitled" Ceramic Sculpture by Carlos Otero, 2016
Dimensions: H 9.5 in. W 4.25 in. D 4.25 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
"Untitled" Ceramic Sculpture by Carlos Otero, 2016...
Carlos Otero
Ceramic
Ceramic sculpture by Carlos Otero, 2016. Carlos Otero. Untitled, 2015. Ceramic. Measures: 9.5” H x 8.5” W x 4.25” D. Pedestals: 3.65” L x 3.25” W x 2.25” H. Carlos Otero is an...
Ceramic Bird Sculpture on Wood Perch by Rosemary Laughlin Bashor
Dimensions: H 11 in. W 8.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Dealer Location: Topeka, KS
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic, Wood
Ceramic Bird Sculpture on Wood Perch by Rosemary L...
Ceramic, Wood
Whimsical and lovely ceramic bird sculpture by the late artist Rosemary Laughlin Bashor (1922-1916). Signed on bottom Rosemary Laughlin which makes this sculpture prior to 1971. We beli...
Whimsical Terra Cotta "Monkey" Table
Dimensions: H 20 in. W 15 in. D 11 in.
Dealer Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Materials & Techniques: Terracotta
Whimsical Terra Cotta "Monkey" Table
Terracotta
The tabletop is fashioned with a book a top the "chimp".
Hand Glazed Ceramic Elephant Vase
Dimensions: H 7.5 in. W 5.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Dealer Location: Charlottesville, VA
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Hand Glazed Ceramic Elephant Vase
Ceramic
A whimsical handmade and hand glazed ceramic vase or planter having a playful young elephant wrapping around all four sides. Signed "Eliz Horan", 2001.
Theo and Susan Harlander Brooklin Pottery, Mid-Century Cubist Plate
Dimensions: H 1.5 in. Dm 10.88 in.
Dealer Location: Hamilton, CA
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Theo and Susan Harlander Brooklin Pottery, Mid-Cen...
Susan and Theo Harlander
Pottery
Studio Pottery Mid-Century Modern plate by Theo and Susan Harlander of Brooklin Pottery, Brooklin, Ontario. This bowl was designed with a whimsical cubist flare with incized figures and...
Piero Fornasetti Rare Dishes Decorated With Sea Anemones, Urchins & Shells
Dimensions: H 1 in. Dm 9.5 in.
Dealer Location: Maryknoll, NY
Materials & Techniques: Porcelain
Piero Fornasetti Rare Dishes Decorated With Sea An...
Piero Fornasetti
Porcelain
Piero Fornasetti porcelain rare dishes decorated with sea anemones, urchins and shells, Conchiglie Pattern, circa 1960s-early 1970s. Fornasetti's whimsical and colourful Conchigli...
Rare Large Figural Porcelain Mug by Irina Zaytceva
Dimensions: H 5 in. Dm 4 in.
Dealer Location: Montreal, CA
Rare Large Figural Porcelain Mug by Irina Zaytceva...
Irina Zaytceva
Whimsical and delightful figural porcelain mug; Folk Art piece. Beautifully handcrafted and painted. Signed by renowned Artist: I. Zaytceva, measures approximately 4.5" high x 4” wide. ...
Rare Large Figural Porcelain Teapot on Attached Plate by Irina Zaytceva
Dimensions: H 10 in. W 6 in. D 4.75 in.
Dealer Location: Montreal, CA
Rare Large Figural Porcelain Teapot on Attached Pl...
Irina Zaytceva
Whimsical and delightful figural face porcelain teapot and lid, Folk Art piece, beautifully handcrafted and painted with great detailing, signed by renowned artist: Irina Zaytceva; 2000...
1960s Pink Ceramic Tray with Three Ladies, by Marcello Fantoni
Dimensions: H 1.25 in. W 7 in. D 9 in.
Dealer Location: Brooklyn, NY
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
1960s Pink Ceramic Tray with Three Ladies, by Marc...
Marcello Fantoni, Raymor
Ceramic
Whimsical free-form ceramic dish depicting three chic ladies on a pink background, by Marcello Fantoni. Matches a Fantoni lamp we also have in inventory. Singed "Fantoni Italy for Raymo...
Mid-Century Fornasetti "Biscotti" Plate, #6
Dimensions: H 1 in. Dm 10.25 in.
Dealer Location: Winnetka, IL
Materials & Techniques: Porcelain
Mid-Century Fornasetti "Biscotti" Plate, #6
Piero Fornasetti
Porcelain
A whimsical trompe l'oeil ceramic plate by Piero Fornasetti of biscuits on a lace doily. Known for his fascination with illusionism and the surreal, this biscotti plate is a fine exampl...
Colorful German Baluster Vase by Ulmer Keramik
Dimensions: H 24.5 in. Dm 17 in.
Dealer Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Colorful German Baluster Vase by Ulmer Keramik
Ulmer Keramik
Ceramic
Featuring a painted tropical (i.e. South Pacific) scene with exotic fruits, animals, ocean, and huts. The baluster vase was made by the German company Ulmer Keramik, which was establish...
White Round Vase by Ugo La Pietra
Dimensions: H 14.57 in. W 9.06 in. D 9.06 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
White Round Vase by Ugo La Pietra
Ugo La Pietra
Ceramic
This ceramic vase was made on a lathe and enameled in earthenware. The whimsical pattern on the vase was hand-painted in blue and red over a shiny white base. This piece is one in a lim...
Barbotine Platter by Suzy Coste from Paris
Dimensions: H 22.5 in. W 22.5 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: Vancouver, CA
Barbotine Platter by Suzy Coste from Paris
Important Mid-Century Modern barbotine platter by Suzy Coste from Paris. A whimsical design, replete with all manner of sea life. Stamped with creator's mark.             ...
Large Hand-Painted Minton Porcelain Plaque Depicting Country Scene Dated 1978
Dimensions: H 1 in. Dm 15.38 in.
Dealer Location: Great Barrington, MA
Materials & Techniques: Porcelain
Large Hand-Painted Minton Porcelain Plaque Depicti...
Minton
Porcelain
This is a whimsical Minton porcelain charger/plaque hand-painted in polychrome enamels all framed by a border of trailing grape leaves. The scene depicts an English countryman being tur...
Carl Walters Pair of Faience Roosters, Mid-20th Century
Dimensions: H 11 in. W 7.25 in. D 4.25 in.
Dealer Location: Southampton, NY
Materials & Techniques: Faience
Carl Walters Pair of Faience Roosters, Mid-20th Ce...
Carl Walters
Faience
Whimsical vases or garniture in the form of roosters, cream glaze with raised and rose-glazed ornament. Carl Walters received a Guggenheim to study and pursue ceramic glazes. He excelle...
Malcolm Leland Ceramic "Space Bank" for N.S. Gustin
Dimensions: H 7 in. Dm 5.5 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic, Steel
Malcolm Leland Ceramic "Space Bank" for N.S. Gusti...
Malcolm Leland, N.S. Gustin Co.
Ceramic, Steel
Designed in 1954 as a series with Los Angeles-based ceramics house N.S. Gustin, the "Space Bank" has a white bisque body with a whimsical face and a spring "antennae" at the top. A vert...
Chinese Porcelain Hehe Erxian Blue and White Baluster Vase
Dimensions: H 19.5 in. W 9 in. D 9 in.
Dealer Location: Oakland, CA
Materials & Techniques: Porcelain, Wood
Chinese Porcelain Hehe Erxian Blue and White Balus...
Porcelain, Wood
Whimsical Chinese under glazed blue and white porcelain vase featuring the Buddhist immortal laughing twins Hehe Erxian who represent harmony and union and bestow their blessings on mar...
Dimensions: H 2 in. Dm 9 in.
Dealer Location: Concord, MA
Materials & Techniques: Clay
20th Century Shearwater Pottery Ceramic Plate by P...
Patricia Anderson Findeisen
Clay
20th century shearwater pottery abstract ceramic plate by Patricia Anderson Findeisen (American, b. 1933). Whimsical and colorful design featuring multicolored floral form with three st...
22 Pieces Lot 1960s DeSimone Italian Pottery Dishes
Dimensions: H 4.25 in. W 10 in. D 10 in.
Dealer Location: Tulsa, OK
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
22 Pieces Lot 1960s DeSimone Italian Pottery Dishe...
DeSimone
Pottery
All 22 pieces are vintage, 1960s, and all are signed DeSimone. Included are: Six dinner plates, six lunch or salad plates, seven mugs, and three bowls. The graphics all vary from figura...
Dimensions: H 1.5 in. Dm 9 in.
Dealer Location: Concord, MA
Materials & Techniques: Clay
20th Century Shearwater Pottery Ceramic Plate by P...
Patricia Anderson Findeisen
Clay
20th century Shearwater pottery figural ceramic plate by Patricia Anderson Findeisen (American, b. 1933). Whimsical and colorful design featuring a dancing central figure in yellow with...
Italian Hand-Painted Ceramic Horse Bowls, 1960s
Dimensions: H 5.9 in. W 7.5 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Italian Hand-Painted Ceramic Horse Bowls, 1960s
Unknown
Vintage at it's best! Whimsical set of four hand-painted ceramic horse bowls with brass rings circa 1960s. Light yellow, pink, white and green horse bowls with a whimsical charm. Signed...
Italian Ceramic Horse Bowl
Dimensions: H 2 in. Dm 6.4 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Terracotta
Italian Ceramic Horse Bowl
Terracotta
Masterfully created whimsical horse bowl in the manner of 1960s Italian ceramics like Gambone with a gold and terracotta design. Signed.
Associated American Artists Ceramic Plate by Nura Woodson Ulreich, 1940s
Dimensions: H 1.88 in. Dm 10.75 in.
Dealer Location: Phoenix, AZ
Associated American Artists Ceramic Plate by Nura ...
Nura Ulreich
This whimsical hand decorated platter depicting a winged cow is in excellent condition. Signed Nura on the front, AAA and SS on back No chips, cracks or repairs. Measures: 1 7/8 H x 1...
Rare Ceramic Box Sculpture by Andre Borderie
Dimensions: H 2 in. W 6.3 in. D 2.5 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Earthenware
Rare Ceramic Box Sculpture by Andre Borderie
Andre Borderie
Earthenware
A whimsical "boite" by the brilliant abstractionist Andre Borderie (French, 1923-1998). The ceramic objects he created were more exploratory exercises in sculptural form than practical ...
French Double Head Art Deco ROBJ Paris Signed Ceramic Jar Bonbonniere, 1930
Dimensions: H 8.5 in. W 5 in. D 5 in.
Dealer Location: Oakland, CA
French Double Head Art Deco ROBJ Paris Signed Cera...
ROBJ
Unique ROBJ double face figure decorative ceramic Bonbonniere from the period of 1925-1930. Original condition, no repairs, restoration. The particular design is not one I’ve seen befor...
18th Century French Faience Lavabo
Dimensions: H 15 in. W 11 in. D 7 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Faience
18th Century French Faience Lavabo
Faience
A whimsical French faience lavabo in the form of an urn with side handles. Decorated in the Asian taste with a village scene in the lattice decoration along the top edge as well as a co...
Franz Bergmann, Surrealist, Studio Ceramic, “Miscellanea”
Dimensions: H 2 in. Dm 9.25 in.
Dealer Location: Phoenix, AZ
Franz Bergmann, Surrealist, Studio Ceramic, “Misce...
Franz Bergmann
Studio Art Pottery piece in black with whimsical checkerboard design. Signed on the bottom: F. Bergmann with his monogram and the title “Miscellanea”, circa 1940s. Measures 9 1/4"d. ...
ROBJ Bonbonniere Candy Jar French Art Deco
Dimensions: H 9 in. W 4.5 in. D 3.4 in.
Dealer Location: Oakland, CA
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
ROBJ Bonbonniere Candy Jar French Art Deco
ROBJ
Ceramic
1925-1930. A very unusual dappled finish in a turquoise green color contrasting against the stark white/cream face. This figure is beautifully rendered with two parts, top and bottom. A...
"Seaside Scenes," Unique Art Deco Bowl with Fishing Village Scenes
Dimensions: H 2.5 in. Dm 10.5 in.
Dealer Location: Philadelphia, PA
Materials & Techniques: Clay
"Seaside Scenes," Unique Art Deco Bowl with Fishin...
Clay
Whimsical and vividly glazed, this fabulous, unique Art Deco bowl depicts two contrasting scenes from a rural seaside village: a father and son fishing at the shore, and a young woman a...
Rare Snake Pipe, circa 1810
Dimensions: H 3 in. W 7.5 in. D 1 in.
Dealer Location: Sheffield, MA
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Rare Snake Pipe, circa 1810
Pottery
Antique English rare molded pottery "coiled" pipe in the shape of a snake swallowing a head, hand-painted in underglaze green, reddish brown and black. These pipes are usually attribut...
Italian Raymor Gazed Ceramic Textural Shirt Tie Vase
Dimensions: H 10 in. Dm 4.25 in.
Dealer Location: North Miami, FL
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Italian Raymor Gazed Ceramic Textural Shirt Tie Va...
Raymor
Ceramic
Tie one on in this whimsical Italian Raymor ceramic vase that is a circular shirt with a tie and collar. It is conversational and has a pop art look. These are hard to come by now. The ...
Pair of Large Early 20th C. Monkey Figures
Dimensions: H 47 in. W 13.5 in. D 13.5 in.
Dealer Location: Palm Beach, FL
Pair of Large Early 20th C. Monkey Figures
Whimsical pair of white glazed Mid Century Italian Terra Cotta monkey musicians, with one playing guitar and the other on bongos. Both figures are decked out in Chinoiserie style clothi...
Ceramic Serving or Candy Dish by Eric Van Eimeren USA 1990s
Dimensions: H 18 in. Dm 12.25 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Ceramic Serving or Candy Dish by Eric Van Eimeren ...
Eric Van Eimeren
Whimsical ceramic serving/candy dish or bowl in nicely crafted and detailed green and white glazed ceramic and porcelain with a hinged lid and spoon. Excellent quality and condition; on...
Whimsical Jaru Silver Dog Ceramic Sculpture, Cubism, Mid-Century Modern
Dimensions: H 7.5 in. W 14 in. D 6 in.
Dealer Location: Medford, NJ
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Whimsical Jaru Silver Dog Ceramic Sculpture, Cubis...
Jaru of California
Ceramic
Fun and whimsical silvered ceramic dog sculpture made by Jaru in the 1970s. This is the first time we have ever had the dog from this series of silvered cubic sculptures by Jaru. You wi...
Large Ceramic Vase Custom Designed for Steve Chase
Dimensions: H 25 in. Dm 14 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Large Ceramic Vase Custom Designed for Steve Chase...
Steve Chase
Ceramic
Large ceramic vase with a glossy pearlescent glaze and a whimsical pattern. It is marked "Gary McCloy exclusively for Steve Chase." It came from a prestigious Indian Wells estate with ...
Waylande Gregory Lidded Jar with Horse Motif
Dimensions: H 8.25 in. Dm 7.25 in.
Dealer Location: Hudson, NY
Waylande Gregory Lidded Jar with Horse Motif
Waylande Desantis Gregory
An early example of Waylande Gregory's porcelain work. This lidded jar dresser box is incised with whimsical horses grass and stars in the deco taste. The domed lid is topped with gallo...
Waylande Gregory Bowls
Dimensions: H 3.5 in. Dm 10.13 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Waylande Gregory Bowls
Waylande Desantis Gregory
Ceramic
Pair of whimsical fish bowls by Waylande Gregory. The deep, white bowls have metallic gold glaze on their bases and a whimsical, underwater scene in their interiors. large bowl- 10 1...
"Child Knights," Very Rare Set of Art Deco Bookends by Henry Richards Tile Co.
Dimensions: H 7.75 in. W 6 in. D 3.25 in.
Dealer Location: Philadelphia, PA
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
"Child Knights," Very Rare Set of Art Deco Bookend...
Ceramic
Enrobed in a delicious, rich caramel glaze, this set of whimsical yet dignified bookends depict a child knight, complete with helmet and shield, astride a donkey. The donkey is shown w...
Decorative Stack of Majolica Pillows from Italy  Circa 1940
Dimensions: H 14 in. W 20 in. D 17 in.
Dealer Location: Dallas, TX
Materials & Techniques: Majolica
Decorative Stack of Majolica Pillows from Italy C...
Majolica
Circa 1940 This charming stack of Majolica pillows from Italy was probably made around 1940. There are tones of royal blue on the knotted rope motif encircling the periphery of each p...
Trio of Ceramic Minstrels by Otello Rosa for San Polo Venezia
Dimensions: H 24 in. W 9 in. D 7 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Trio of Ceramic Minstrels by Otello Rosa for San P...
San Polo
Ceramic
A trio of whimsical ceramic minstrels by San Polo, designed to be wall hung. Dimensions are given below for the figure on the left. The central figure playing the pipes measures 10.5"W ...
Lamp-Base and Dish by Roger Capron
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Earthenware
Lamp-Base and Dish by Roger Capron
Roger Capron
Earthenware
A matched set comprising a table lamp (base), and a nut dish in the form of a sitting woman, both decorated in Capron's wonderful whimsical/medieval/naïve style. The lamp-base, original...
Dealer Location: Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Majolica
Wonderful Italian Majolica Incised & Painted Ewer ...
Majolica
A truly whimsical and wonderful piece of Italian Majolica that is incredibly well crafted. It is incised and appears almost enameled. It is signed or inscribed by the artist on the base...
Italian Mid-Century Large Bowl by Guido Gambone
Dimensions: H 3.5 in. Dm 9.25 in.
Dealer Location: Culver City, CA
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Italian Mid-Century Large Bowl by Guido Gambone
Guido Gambone
Ceramic
Whimsical Italian and mid-century bowl displays a lady in a dress holding two birds. The design on the inside is a vibrant yellow, blue and purple while the exterior is turquoise and s...