Skip to main content

20th Century Decorative Objects

763
58,949
to
5,146
30,762
26,062
17,273
6,276
3,261
2,960
2,405
4,538
21,155
23,656
11,960
Height
to
Width
to
20,951
16,681
12,104
7,149
5,664
58,949
58,949
58,949
38,588
10,825
8,741
8,570
7,511
421
376
351
300
295
Period: 20th Century
Purple Murano Glass bud Vases
Located in Austin, TX
Set of 4 Murano glass bud vases. Hand blown in the "Baloton" technique.
Category

Italian Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Murano Glass

Casqued Wattled Hornbills, Ceratogymna, NL
Located in Leuven , BE
These birds are found in the rainforest of coastal regions of West Africa. The yellow-casqued hornbill is one of the largest birds of the West African forest, with adults weighing up...
Category

European 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Organic Material

1970 Seiko Blue and Tobacco Retro Vintage Industrial Antique Steel Quartz Clock
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
Seiko super tanker slave clock original aqua blue finish A reclaimed and restored maritime slave clock. These clocks were used in great numbers on super tankers, cargo ships an...
Category

Japanese Industrial Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Steel, Cut Steel

1970s British Yellow Illumination AC GMT Co. Classic Quartz Wall Clock
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
Quartz sweep seconds / non ticking wall clock finished in Yellow Pantone 13-0647 Illuminating. Rescued from Industrial scrap yards and brought back to life in our UK workshop, our...
Category

English Industrial Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Richard Harvey Sculpta-Grille Model C-20 Freestanding Room Divider, 1959
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This freestanding model C-20 Sculpta-Grille room divider by Richard Harvey for Harvey Design Workshop, Inc was conceptualized and designed in the 1950s and finally released to the pu...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal

Neon Sculpture Cocktail Table by Rudi Stern for Let There Be Neon, circa 1976
Located in Los Angeles, CA
*NOTE* This is on sale during our current move. We are moving one of our locations so this item is on deep discount for a limited time. An incredibly rare find, this highly collecti...
Category

American Post-Modern Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Glass, Acrylic

Claude Boeltz, Bronze Eclaté Candleabras, France, circa 1970s
Located in New York, NY
Claude Boeltz’s candelabras possess the asymmetrical, numinous beauty of lightening, mimicking the natural phenomenon in hue, form, and arrangement.    
Category

French Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Quartz, Bronze

Large Chinese Blue & White Brush Pot Porcelain with Kangxi Mark and Wooden Base
Located in Norton, MA
Beautifully painted in varying shades and tones of underglaze blue and white showing figures in an imperial courtyard scene and a famous poem from the Tang Dynasty from Circa 690.  
Category

Chinese 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

Glass Dome on a Circular Wooden Base with Exotic Birds
Located in Leuven , BE
Three lilac-breasted rollers, a pair of purple rollers and a pair of crimson breasted gonoleks.
Category

British 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Organic Material

Antique American Edwardian Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Picture Frame
Located in New York, NY
Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame, ca 1910. Rectangular window in surround with curved corners. Front engraved with dense leafing scrollwork and flowers; tubular ca...
Category

American Art Nouveau 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

Green Glazed Chinese Pagoda Censer
Located in Chicago, IL
This miniature ceramic pagoda tower was originally the uppermost portion of a large pagoda-shaped incense burner with several tiers. Incense burnt at the base of each tier would drif...
Category

Chinese 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Tiffany American Modern Classical Sterling Silver Vase
Located in New York, NY
Modern Classical sterling silver vase. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1913. Ovoid body with short inset neck and raised foot. Engraved and acid-etched stylized ornament: Imbri...
Category

American American Classical 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

20th Century France Silver Mounted Glass Vase By Cartier
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
The prestige of Cartier has spanned through the decades, its timeless designs have always encapsulated the mood and set the trends of each era. The solid silver rim of this vase bear...
Category

French 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Silver

Chinese Rimmed Fisherman's Basket, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Centuries ago, a reed fisherman’s basket like this one would have been fairly common in rural China: an everyday item that would have been used until it was worn through. This partic...
Category

Chinese Rustic 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Reed, Willow

Antique Limoges France Hand Painted Chamberstick "Marked", #Ric00017
Located in Norton, MA
Antique Limoges France hand painted Chamberstick "Marked", Design with vivid colors in green, purple, and yellow, hand-painted with floral patterns.
Category

French 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

Pair of Vintage Brass Ducks
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A pair of vintage Japanese bronze ducks from the mid-20th century are in great condition and can stand on their feet. This pair is ready to be placed anywhere in a home, indoors or o...
Category

Japanese Japonisme Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal, Bronze

Prototype Salvador Dali 'Salivasofa' from 1974 with Certificate of Authenticity
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
Amazing and super rare Salvador Dali lips 'Salivasofa' prototype dating from 1974. Five or six such prototypes were slowly developed in stages during the period 1972-4 by Dali in col...
Category

Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Foam

Chinese Glazed Kitchen Jar, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
A dark glaze drips down the sides of this petite storage jar, pooling between subtle ridges to create a pattern of light and dark across the vessel. Crafted in the late 19th century,...
Category

Chinese Qing 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Rosenthal-Truitt Crocodile and Sterling Silver Picture Frame
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A beautiful English frame made of Alligator and sterling silver corners. A beautiful frame in the style of Ralph Lauren - in very good condition and ready to house a photo of anyone ...
Category

English American Classical 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

Large Ceramic Graphite and Blue Vase, West Germany 1970's
By C & E Carstens 1
Located in London, GB
A stunning vase attributed to Carstens and produced in West Germany in the 1970's. The Carstens Tonnieshof factory was located in Freden an der Leine (West Germany) after they had l...
Category

German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Primitive Styled Ceramic Bowl From The Mixteca Region of Oaxaca, Mexico
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Primitive styled, black clay ceramic bowl from Oaxaca's Mixteca region, circa 1940s. Used for rinsing potters hands after mixing the corn maza for making tortillas.
Category

Mexican Rustic Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

"Cesare Ottaviano" Bust in Terracotta Italian School, Early 20th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Cesare Ottaviano Augusto bust in terracotta. Italian School, early 20th century. Measures: height 60 cm width 40 cm depth 20 cm weight 18 kg Material terracotta.
Category

Italian Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

French Louis XIV Style Giltwood Wall Mirror 20th C
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique French Louis XIV style wall mirror offers giltwood construction with pieced foliate crest over frame with drape & swag elements, 20th century Measures- 47.75''H x 27''W...
Category

French Louis XIV 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood, Mirror, Giltwood

Chinese Rimmed Fisherman's Basket, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Centuries ago, a reed fisherman’s basket like this one would have been fairly common in rural China: an everyday item that would have been used until it was worn through. This partic...
Category

Chinese Rustic 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Reed, Willow

Light Blue Wedgwood Heart Shaped Trinket Box
Located in Guaynabo, PR
This is a light blue Wedgwood heart shaped small lidded box. The top of its lid is decorated with a Greek or Roman relief scene of a woman with a cape covering her head sat in small ...
Category

English Neoclassical 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

Surrealist Bronze Sculpture of a Female Nude by Guillermo Silva, 20C
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A very fine Surrealist cabinet-sized bronze sculpture. In the form of a stylized reclining nude female. Signed to the underside for G. Silva (the South American sculptor, Guill...
Category

Colombian Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Provincial Chinese Brush Pot, circa 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
Placed beside his inkpot and insktone, this 19th century brush pot once held select calligraphy brushes in a scholar’s studio. Cloaked in a rich patina, the vessel is simply designed...
Category

Chinese Qing 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Iron

Antique Tiffany American Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Bowl
Located in New York, NY
Art Nouveau sterling silver bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Curved and tapering sides and reeded and scalloped rim overhung with passementerie-style floral danglies...
Category

American Art Nouveau 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

Duncan McClellan, Blown and Sandblasted Glass Vessel, "Man about Town"
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Duncan McClellan (XX-XXI) Blown and sandblasted glass vessel, "Man about Town" Measures: height 13.25 in. (33.65 cm.) signed in script: D. McClellan.  
Category

20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Glass

Hildo Krop Large Lidded Pot for ESKAF, 1920s
Located in Tilburg, NL
Beautiful early lidded pot by artist Hildo Krop for ESKAF (Eerste Steenwijkse Kunst Aardewerk Fabriek). The Netherlands, 1920s. A special and rare find. This beautiful, simple and g...
Category

Dutch Art Deco 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Murano Glass Fruit Bowl and Assorted Fruit
Located in Austin, TX
An elegant and unusual group of assorted Murano glass fruit and matching bowl. Comprised of seven pieces of fruit and a compote shaped bowl. The glass with nice iridescence and near...
Category

Italian Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Murano Glass

Chinese Stone Garlic Mortar, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand carved from a single block of limestone, this round stone vessel is an early 20th century mortar once used daily in a Provincial kitchen to grind herbs, spices, and other foods....
Category

Chinese Organic Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Limestone

Antique Pair of Moser Amethyst Purple Fan Vases with Ornate Gilding
Located in Toronto, ON
A spectacular pair of antique Moser purple amethyst fan vases with ornate gold gilding. Produced in the early 20th century, these vases are in perfect condition and showcase a fine c...
Category

Czech 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Glass

Chinese Stone Garlic Mortar, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand carved from a single block of limestone, this round stone vessel is an early 20th century mortar once used daily in a Provincial kitchen to grind herbs, spices, and other foods....
Category

Chinese Qing 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Limestone

Antique Chinese Coil Pickling Pot
Located in Chicago, IL
Originally used for pickling foods, this mid-20th century ceramic jar is coated inside and out with a dark glaze. Subtle ridges suggest that the bowl was fashioned by coiling flatten...
Category

Chinese Rustic 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

South Pacific Natural Giant Clam Shell Specimen
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Gorgeous natural giant clam shell specimen from the South Pacific seas. Features a lovely creamy white and grey finish with a distressed patina. Great for display. From an estate in ...
Category

Asian Organic Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Shell

Chinese Stone Garlic Mortar, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand carved from a single block of limestone, this round stone vessel is an early 20th century mortar once used daily in a provincial kitchen to grind herbs, spices, and other foods....
Category

Chinese Qing 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Limestone

Pair of Tiffany Edwardian Georgian Gilt Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Edwardian Georgian sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1915. Each: Tapering shaft with base knop on stepped and raised foot. Socket has straig...
Category

American Edwardian 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

Mid-Century Modern Carved Stone Stylized Dove Sculpture Signed by Cleo Hartwig
Located in New York, NY
This elegant Mid-Century Modern sculpture was realized by the esteemed American artist Cleo Hartwig in the United States circa 1960. It offers a stylized dove in handcarved stone pre...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Stone

Early 20th Century Chinese Apothecary Wine Jar
Located in Chicago, IL
A rich brown glaze coats surface of this round wine jar, interrupted only by a sweep of light brown around the widest point. Crafted in the early 20th century, the jar was once used ...
Category

Chinese Qing 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Terracotta Olive Oil Pot
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Turn-of-the century Bulgarian olive oil pot with green, white, and brown traditional drip-style glaze. The glazing on this amphora-shaped terracotta vessel has a free and relaxed, va...
Category

Bulgarian 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

Chinese Coil Pickling Pot
Located in Chicago, IL
Originally used for pickling foods, this mid-20th century ceramic jar is coated inside and out with a dark glaze. Subtle ridges suggest that the bowl was fashioned by coiling flatten...
Category

Chinese Rustic 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Large Early 20th Century Chinese Wine Jar
Located in Chicago, IL
This 19th century ceramic jar from northern China is formed in a traditional shape meant for storing wine and spirits made from rice and grains. Variation during firing has resulted ...
Category

Chinese Qing 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

Ernst Wahliss Classical Porcelain Hand-Painted Figural Vase with Maiden & Grapes
Located in Rancho Mirage, CA
Beautiful Ernst Wahliss hand-painted classical porcelain vase. Vase is made in Teplitz (Austria) circa 1905 and is decorated in gold over light blue-green drip-glaze. Vase is signed,...
Category

Austrian Baroque Revival Antique 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

Vintage Bowl in White Attributed to Mathieu Matégot
Located in Berlin, DE
Rare Attributed to Mathieu Matégot metal basket bowl in vintage condition.
Category

French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal

American Modern Sterling Silver Picture Frame
By Aucello
Located in New York, NY
Modern sterling silver picture frame. Oval window in rectangular surround. With glass, lining, and velvet back with hinged easel support for portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizon...
Category

American Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

Carl Auböck Midcentury Raffia Umbrella Stand, Wastepaper Basket, 1950s, Austria
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
Very rare simple and elegant midcentury umbrella stand or wastepaper basket designed by Carl Auböck II and manufactured by Werkstätten Auböck in the 1950s, Austria. It's made of raff...
Category

Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Pezzato Vase by Fulvio Bianconi, Referenced under Number 4393, Venini Murano
Located in Brussels, BE
About this "Pezzato" vase ( referenced under number 4393 ) by Fulvio Bianconi "Carrot" shaped pezzato vase, irregular section. The base and the neck are round. Made up of an arrang...
Category

Italian Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass

Set of Three Bowls by Carl Auböck
Located in Berlin, DE
Set of three bowls by Carl Auböck #4279, #4280 and #4317 Measures: 28 cm x 5 cm x 3 cm 8 cm x 6 cm x 3 cm 4 cm x 7 cm diameter.   
Category

Austrian Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Bitossi Aldo Londi Rimini Blue Ceramic Vase, 1960s
Located in Barcelona, ES
'Rimini blu' glazed ceramic vase designed by Aldo Londi for by Bitossi. Italy, 1960s. This eye-catching vase is made of blue glazed ceramic with engraved patterns surrounding the ce...
Category

Italian Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Pottery, Terracotta, Ceramic

Mid-Century Copper Globe Cigarette Holder c1960
Located in San Francisco, CA
About This is an original Mid-Century Modern copper cigarette holder. The lid slides open on the globe's axis to reveal a metal interior designed to hold cigarettes. This piece has...
Category

Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal, Copper

Scandinavian Brass Serpentine Candlestick for Illums Bolighus Denmark
Located in Vienna, AT
This elegant and curvaceous brass candlestick was manufactured and retailed by Illums Bolighus in Denmark. Concerning the Designer others often attribute it to Carl Aubock, but with ...
Category

Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Curtis Jere Brass Topiary Tree
Located in Troy, MI
Brass and metal topiary-style tree on black stand attributed to Curtis Jere stands four feet high, circa 1980s. Brass leaves with a few accents of reddish leaves. Very good vintage c...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal, Brass

Vintage Kitchen or Bathroom Canister Jars Set, Bright Yellow Powder Coated
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Mid-Century Modern four-piece set of bright sunshine yellow kitchen canister jars, circa 1960's. The charming and bold jars are complete with their original polished chrome lids. Onc...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Silver Plate Candlestick Candleholder, a pair by Donna Detmer, 1960s
Located in Atlanta, GA
Very elegant 1960s modernist silver plate candlesticks or candleholders by Donna H. Detmer. Streamline and neat geometric shape with four silver plate insert holders in each candlest...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal, Silver Plate

20th Century Italian Sculpture in Precious White Marble of Carrara
Located in Casale Monferrato, IT
Refined sculpture in white Carrara marble. An angel who watches from above and wants to give protection Great artistic quality, not signed. Proven Italian private collection. Yellow ...
Category

Italian Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Marble

C.G. Hallberg, Candlesticks, Sterling Silver, Sweden, 1930s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of sterling silver candelabras designed and produced by C.G. Hallberg, Sweden in 1930s. Marked on bottom of the pieces.  
Category

Swedish Art Deco Vintage 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

Lava Glaze Ceramic Bowl, circa 1965
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Lava glaze ceramic bowl, circa 1965.
Category

American Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Read More

These Soft Sculptures Are Childhood Imaginary Friends Come to Life

These Soft Sculptures Are Childhood Imaginary Friends Come to Life

Miami artist and designer Gabriela Noelle’s fantastical creations appeal to the Peter Pan in all of us.

This Vivacious Teapot Has Agnes Martin on One Side and Jean-Michel Basquiat on the Other

This Vivacious Teapot Has Agnes Martin on One Side and Jean-Michel Basquiat on the Other

Ceramist Roberto Lugo brings a street-art sensibility to a dainty serving vessel while paying homage to his artistic heroes.

This Rare Set of 100 Alessi Vases Includes Designs by Scores of International Artists

This Rare Set of 100 Alessi Vases Includes Designs by Scores of International Artists

Alessandro Mendini, Michael Graves, Ettore Sottsass and other design luminaries contributed to this unusual collection of porcelain wares representing a time capsule of late-20th-century decorative art.

Salvatori Commissioned Several Famous Architects to Create Miniature Homes in Stone

Salvatori Commissioned Several Famous Architects to Create Miniature Homes in Stone

Gabriele Salvatori explains how the COVID lockdowns inspired his design company's latest collection, the Village.

12 Cool Clocks That Artfully Tell Time

12 Cool Clocks That Artfully Tell Time

With these exceptional timepieces, watching the hours tick by is a pleasure.

Christopher Norman Is Turning the Cast-Off Urban Trees of Los Angeles into Art

Christopher Norman Is Turning the Cast-Off Urban Trees of Los Angeles into Art

With a World War II–era milling machine, the California artist crafts poetic, sculptural furniture pieces.

Ask an Interior Designer: Work-from-Home Edition

Ask an Interior Designer: Work-from-Home Edition

Leaping into a design project, whether it's refreshing the bedroom or redoing the whole house, can be overwhelming. Luckily, we know more than a few interior designers. You asked questions on Instagram, and now they're answering.

How Noguchi Elevated Ashtrays to Objets d’Art

How Noguchi Elevated Ashtrays to Objets d’Art

Smoking might have fallen out of fashion, but these ashtrays have enduring design appeal.

Recently Viewed

View More