Skip to main content

Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

124
11,960
to
1,039
6,151
4,857
2,158
1,914
345
196
195
4,538
21,155
58,948
23,656
Height
to
Width
to
5,492
2,804
2,098
1,976
1,801
11,960
11,960
11,960
8,005
2,895
1,566
1,245
1,195
189
174
115
84
78
Period: Early 20th Century
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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling 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 Early 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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

"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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Reed, Willow

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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

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 Early 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 Early 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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Limestone

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 Early 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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

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 Early 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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

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 Early 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 Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

Art Nouveau Italian Scupture Terracotta, Lioness with Her Lions, A Amorgasti
Located in Valladolid, ES
Amazing sculpture in patinated bronze terracotta, "Lioness with her lions" by Antoine Amorgasti, born in 1880 in Pisa and died in Antwerp, Belgium in 1942. He studied sculpture at th...
Category

Italian Art Nouveau Antique Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

Teco Pottery Arts and Crafts Architectural Vase
By Teco Art Pottery
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Teco Pottery Arts & Crafts vase with Four buttressed handles created circa 1903-1910. This piece is designed by W.B. Mundie for Teco Pottery. The vase is shape #269 and bears a matt...
Category

Arts and Crafts Antique Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Pottery

French Art Deco Sculpture Signed Derenne by Marcel Bouraine Dancing Lady
Located in Casteren, Noord-Brabant
Beautiful Art Deco figurine of a dancing lady with discs in her hands. The statue is made of 'metal d'art', a special kind of spelter / bronze, which was casted in the studio of Max ...
Category

French Art Deco Vintage Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Marble, Spelter

Antique Chinese Green Glazed Ceramic Soy Sauce Jar, c. 1900
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This glazed Chinese ceramic jar from the turn of the 19th Century was once used for soy sauce production. It features a wonderful green glazed (with hints of turquoise) finish and ou...
Category

Chinese Qing Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Chinese Ceramic "Martaban" Jar with Dragon Engravings & Tiger Medallions
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This Chinese Ceramic Jar features a Brownish / Yellow Glaze. In addition tiger medallions in the shape of loops wrap around the Jar’s shoulder. These were used to secure the lid to t...
Category

Chinese Qing Antique Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Emile Gallé big vase, Art Nouveau
Located in Paris, FR
Big vase by Emile Gallé France Early 20th century, Art nouveau.
Category

French Art Nouveau Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Glass

Large Art Deco Onyx & Bronze Elephant Desk Inkstand Set w. Letter Opener & Stamp
Located in Lisse, NL
Beautiful, large and remarkably complete antique Art Deco desk set, circa 1920. If you are a collector of decorative antiques in general and Art Deco ones in particular then this ...
Category

French Art Deco Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Onyx, Bronze

Rookwood 1916 Floral Vellum Bowl by Mary Grace Denzler
Located in Garnerville, NY
A beautiful American Arts & Crafts Rookwood floral vellum pottery bowl decorated by Mary Grace Denzler (1892-1991), Cincinnati, Ohio. Earthenware body with a matte vellum glaze. Shap...
Category

American Arts and Crafts Vintage Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

Antique Gorham Art Nouveau Green Silver Overlay Perfume
Located in New York, NY
Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau perfume with silver overlay. Globular bottle with short straight neck and everted rim in silver collar. Ball stopper. Overlay in biomorphic form with ...
Category

American Art Nouveau Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Silver

Chinese Bronze Tripod Censer with Strap Handles, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
For many centuries, people in China have burned incense in shallow censers such as this, placed within a shrine or atop a home altar. An essential element of ritual prayer, incense i...
Category

Chinese Qing Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Vase by Gio Ponti Produced by Richard Ginori, Italy, 1928
Located in New York, NY
White porcelain vase decorated with gold leaves on the sides, raised on an oval socle. The front of the vase decorated with Copia, the Goddess of Abundance. OUR REFERENCE N10100
Category

Italian Art Deco Vintage Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

Antique American Art Nouveau Red Silver Overlay Vase
Located in New York, NY
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Tapering bowl and raised and round foot. Overlay pattern comprising leafing stem flowers. Two oval c...
Category

American Art Nouveau Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Silver

Anglo Indian Micro Sadeli Mosaic Inlaid Box
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Anglo Indian Moorish style micro mosaic inlaid jewelry box with lid. Intricate inlaid Anglo Indian box with floral and geometric Moorish Sadeli design in an octagonal shape form wit...
Category

Moorish Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Fruitwood

Stunning Batak Tribe Ceremonial Bowl from Jackfruit Wood, Early 20th Century
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
A stunning example of a Batak tribe ceremonial bowl from jackfruit wood. Dating to the early 20th century this bowl features a wonderful smooth finish and form. The dip at the bowls ...
Category

Indonesian Other Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Fruitwood

Antique Chinese Red Lacquer Box
Located in Countryside, IL
Antique Chinese red lacquer box This box measures: 14.5 wide x 14.5 deep x 8 inches high About Photos: We take our photos in a controlled lighting studio to show as much detail...
Category

American Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Malachite

Tiffany Glass Favrile Agate Paperweight Vase
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A rare signed Louis Comfort Tiffany favrille agate vase #5425n. Gourd shape in shades of soft green, Provenance Mr. and Mrs. George Schrim.
Category

American Vintage Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Art Glass

Oriental Brass Treasure Chest or Jewellery Box Decorated with Lions and Elephant
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Oriental brass treasure chest or jewellery box decorated with lions and elephants. This is a wonderful piece of Craftsmanship it is made in hammered brass and is a miniature in th...
Category

Anglo-Indian Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Andrianna Shamaris Antique White Washed Merbau Wood Carved Panel
Located in New York, NY
Antique hand carved merbau wood panel from Lampung, Sumatra. We have a collection in various sizes all white washed. Please inquire. The size and price reflect the one shown. Join th...
Category

Primitive Antique Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood

Antique Corten Steel Bowl / Garden Water Bowl / Planter / Fire Bowl
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This corten steel bowl was once used to keep batik textile dyes on the island of Java. A wonderfully sculptural object with a weathered faded texture. In the modern day this makes fo...
Category

Indonesian Organic Modern Vintage Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Steel

Pair of Baccarat “L’Enfant” Crystal Candelabras
Located in Guaynabo, PR
This is a pair of Baccarat “L’Enfant” clear/frosted crystal candelabras. They depict a fluted crystal round bases with stems shaped as a stand up almost nude “enfants” holding torchl...
Category

French Neoclassical Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Crystal

1923 Rene Lalique Elegance D'Orsay Perfume Bottle Glass Sepia Patina
Located in Boulogne Billancourt, FR
Rene Lalique "Elegance" perfume bottle made in 1923 for D'Orsay in molded clear glass with sepia patina. Molded "R.LALIQUE" signature on bottom and molded "D'ORSAY" on the princi...
Category

French Art Deco Vintage Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Blown Glass

Dominick & Haff and Mauser 1903 Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks Art Nouveau
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Dominick & Haff / Mauser sterling silver candlesticks from 1903 in exquisite Art Nouveau style with raised natural motifs, measuring 10 1/4'' in height by 4 1/2'' in diameter...
Category

American Art Nouveau Antique Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Early 20th Century Vienna Secessionist Marble, Copper and Brass Platter
Located in Stamford, CT
Very unusual and beautifully made polished Belgian black marble dish with a wonderful copper repousse band with decoration typical of the Vienna Secession, that evokes the background...
Category

Austrian Vienna Secession Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Belgian Black Marble, Brass, Copper

Annie Partridge Pair Doulton Lambeth Art Nouveau Vases with Maiden Masks
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A fine pair Doulton Lambeth Art Nouveau art pottery vases decorated with maiden masks by Annie Partridge and dating from around 1910. The stoneware vases are of tall slender bulbous ...
Category

English Art Nouveau Antique Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Stoneware

Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Bud Vase
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Designed at the height of the Art Nouveau period, this sterling silver bud vase embodies all the essentials of the style. Manufactured by William Gamble of London, England (see hallm...
Category

English Antique Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

1900s French Saint Anthony Sculpture
Located in High Point, NC
A plaster sculpture with wood wrapped base from France, produced circa 1900. A liturgical sculpture depicting a Friar of the Franciscan Order, a typical image of Saint Anthony—holdin...
Category

French French Provincial Antique Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Plaster, Wood

Qing Dynasty Hand-Painted Glazed Pickling Jar, c. 1900
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This Pickling Jar was once used to pickle eggs and features a wonderful array of hand-painted motifs which include birds, foliage and other subtle symbols and patterning. The hand-pa...
Category

Chinese Qing Antique Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic, Paint

Vintage Ceramic Woman Bust / Vase by Dorothy Kindell
Located in San Diego, CA
A great handmade ceramic woman bust / vase by Dorothy Kindell, circa 1940s. This piece is in good vintage condition (some minor crazing is present) and measures approcimately 4"W x 3...
Category

American Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

French Majolica Egg Basket Sarreguemines, Circa 1900
Located in Austin, TX
French Majolica egg basket signed Sarreguemines, Circa 1900.
Category

French Rustic Antique Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Collection of 100 Swedish Antique Leather-Bound Books, Run for Bookshelves
Located in Atlanta, GA
An attractive collection of 100 Swedish antique leather-bound books. This set of 1920's literature books from Sweden are wrapped in leather-bound covers, comprised of of varying rich...
Category

Swedish Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Leather, Paper

Antique Art Nouveau Ceramic Table or Mantel Clock with Bronze Flower Sculptures
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and stunning majolica glazed antique clock from the European Art Nouveau era. If you like rare Arts & Crafts antiques in general and marvelous clocks in particular then this ha...
Category

European Arts and Crafts Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass, Bronze, Enamel

1920s French Iron Planter
Located in High Point, NC
This solid campana style iron planter was made in France, circa 1920. The everted rim features an egg-and-dart design, and its tapered body rests on a lobed bowl and a low plinth. Th...
Category

French French Provincial Vintage Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Iron

Large English 1930s Carved Box Depicting a Reclining Stag with Large Antlers
Located in Atlanta, GA
A large English carved wooden box from the early 20th century, depicting a stag. Created in England during the second quarter of the 20th century, this decorative box captures our at...
Category

English Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Bailey Banks & Biddle Edwardian Regency Sterling Silver Candlesticks
Located in New York, NY
American Edwardian Regency sterling silver candlesticks, ca 1910. Retailed by Bailey, Banks & Biddle in Philadelphia. Each: Faceted with tapering socket on same shaft on raised foot....
Category

American Regency Revival Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

Daum Nancy Wild Orchids
By Daum
Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Daum Nancy wild orchids Glazing technique and acid work Circa 1915 Origin France Artist Daum Art nuveau Excellent condition.
Category

French Art Nouveau Vintage Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Enamel

Antique Silver Footed Sweetmeat Dish by Hugo Bohm of Germany
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An antique footed sweetmeat dish in 800 silver with a clear insert of heavy glass by Hugo Böhm & Co. of Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, founded in 1887. The solid silver dish dates circ...
Category

German Neoclassical Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Silver

Antique Gold Silk Moiré and Bronze Picture Frame with Garlands
Located in Toronto, ON
Capture your memories in this French antique bronze picture frame with garlands and gold silk moiré. Accepts one 4" x 6" photograph.
Category

French Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Cigar Humidor in the Form of an Icebox
Located in Essex, MA
Rectangular form with nickel plated mounts with door marked on inside " Porcelain Cigar Case" Made by Wilke Mfg Co, Anderson Indiana.
Category

American Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Other

1920s French Art Nouveau Bronze Hinged Apple Trinket Box Candle Stick '1'
Located in Haarlem, NL
Antique hinged bronze apple on a twig with leaves, to use as candle stick, or just as a decorative piece. I usually see them not this 'high' on the branches and the apple as a little...
Category

French Art Nouveau Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Crystal Glass Cologne or Perfume Bottle Sterling Silver Top Art Deco London 1919
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very good quality crystal cut glass cologne or perfume bottle with a sterling silver screw top lid, made in London and dating to the early Art Deco period, 1919. The cle...
Category

English Art Deco Early 20th Century Decorative Objects

Materials

Sterling Silver

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