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Modern Sculptures

MODERN STYLE

The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw sweeping social change and major scientific advances — both of which contributed to a new aesthetic: modernism. Rejecting the rigidity of Victorian artistic conventions, modernists sought a new means of expression. References to the natural world and ornate classical embellishments gave way to the sleek simplicity of the Machine Age. Architect Philip Johnson characterized the hallmarks of modernism as “machine-like simplicity, smoothness or surface [and] avoidance of ornament.”

Early practitioners of modernist design include the De Stijl (“The Style”) group, founded in the Netherlands in 1917, and the Bauhaus School, founded two years later in Germany.

Followers of both groups produced sleek, spare designs — many of which became icons of daily life in the 20th century. The modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics. While Bauhaus principals Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created furniture from mass-produced, chrome-plated steel, American visionaries like Charles and Ray Eames worked in materials as novel as molded plywood and fiberglass. Today, Breuer’s Wassily chair, Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chaircrafted with his romantic partner, designer Lilly Reich — and the Eames lounge chair are emblems of progressive design and vintage originals are prized cornerstones of collections.

It’s difficult to overstate the influence that modernism continues to wield over designers and architects — and equally difficult to overstate how revolutionary it was when it first appeared a century ago. But because modernist furniture designs are so simple, they can blend in seamlessly with just about any type of décor. Don’t overlook them.

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Style: Modern
Vase Vessel Decorative Sculpture Sail Shape White Statuary Marble Hand-carved
Located in Ancona, Marche
Important sculptural vase carved by hand from a solid block of Statuary marble. Vase dimension: L 28 W 19 H 61 cm, available in different marbles. Limited edition of 35. The precious...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Contemporary by Ghirò Studio 'Eye' Sculpture Amber Glass, Brass and 24 Kt Gold
Located in Pieve Emanuele, Milano
2021 Colletion of decorative objects by Ghirò Studio (Italy,Milan). The 'Eye' is not only a luxury refined piece of furniture but it is also a hand carved sculpture designed to embel...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sculptures

Materials

Gold, Brass

21st Century Modern Martin Pedestal Stand Handcrafted in Portugal by Greenapple
Located in Cartaxo, PT
21st Century Contemporary Modern Martin Pedestal Stand Black Lacquered Gold Leaf Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. Martin is the perfect standing piece of art to enha...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Sculptures

Materials

Onyx, Travertine, Marble, Carrara Marble, Gold Leaf

Concrete Echelon Planter by OPIARY (D20", H18")
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Opiary is a Brooklyn-based biophilic design and production studio. We integrate nature in each of our designs, incorporating live greenery and organic shapes into bespoke furniture, ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Sculptures

Materials

Cement

Vanity Mirror Art Object with Paintings and Collages
Located in Chicago, IL
Self-taught artist John Seubert, AKA John Dolly, uses objects he uncovers as he rehabs older homes in Chicago. This piece has multiple paintings and collages. Each side and opened do...
Category

Early 2000s American Modern Sculptures

Materials

Reclaimed Wood, Paint

Batman, Natural Height Sculpture in Black Marble
Located in Tivoli Terme, Roma
The sculpture was made from a single block of black marble, natural height sculpture, one of a kind piece. It is a unique piece for collectors. Dimensions of the sculpture: cm 170 ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Coffee Guggenheim Vase Big by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
Coffee Guggenheim Vase Big by 101 Copenhagen Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L49 / W27 / H45 CM Materials: Ceramic Guggenheim is a series of sculp...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Salviati, Murano Sommerso Glass, Blue Cobalt and Uranium Giraffe Sculpture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is part of a series called " Zoo" beautiful animals in sommerso glass .In black light you can see light uranium green glass .
Category

1950s Italian Vintage Modern Sculptures

Materials

Glass

Sarah Jones the Times Silver Novelty Figure Sat on a Park Bench
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A wonderful novelty silver figure entitled ‘The Times’ of a figure sat on a park bench reading a newspaper with their hat and umbrella resting alongside them by world renowned silver...
Category

1990s English Modern Sculptures

Materials

Silver

Modern Shannon Clegg Dilmos Edizioni Vase Sculpture Dried Flower Colourful
Located in Milan, IT
Hand made vase created with sun dried flowers, acquired locally at the London market, city of its author. The select flowers are thus always unique: after a drying process of two mon...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary British Modern Sculptures

Materials

Natural Fiber

Small ARCEO Table Lamp by Joachim-Morineau Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Small ARCEO Table Lamp by Joachim-Morineau Studio Dimensions: H 30 x D 15 x W 35 cm, 2 kg Materials: Aluminium beams, tubes and sheets, frosted plexiglass, warm light LED with dimm...
Category

2010s Dutch Modern Sculptures

Materials

Aluminum

Relic Octahedron, Geometric White Porcelain Ceramic Small Sculptural Object
Located in Bronx, NY
This sculptural geometric octahedron is handcrafted from slabs of unglazed white porcelain with highly individual black oxide burnout detailing, giving each of its eight sides a uniq...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Set of 2 Coffee Offset Vases Big by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2 coffee offset vases big by 101 Copenhagen Designed by Nicolaj Nøddesbo & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L 60 / W 40 / H 48 CM Materials: Fiber concrete Offset is designed a...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Concrete

Set of 2 Dark Grey Tribal Vase Mini by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
A set of 2 dark grey tribal vase mini by 101 Copenhagen. Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl. Dimensions: L 21 / W 9 / H 25.5 cm. Materials: ceramic The Tribal co...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Dark Grey Cobra Double Mini by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
Dark grey cobra double mini by 101 Copenhagen Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L 22 / W 6,5 / H 28 CM Materials: Ceramic A tribute to the Cobra Art...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

21st Century Set of 12 Linden Wooden Chess Pieces Handcrafted by Greenapple
Located in Cartaxo, PT
21st Century Contemporary Set of 12 Linden Wooden Chess Pieces Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. A luxurious chess set designed for the most sophisticated and ambitio...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Set of 2 Coffee Sphere Vase Fat by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
A set of 2 coffee sphere vase fat by 101 Copenhagen Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L 22.5 / W 22.5 / H 22.5 cm Materials: ceramic The Sphere coll...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Bold God Statement Piece Ceramic Decor Hand Painted Figurative Sculpture
Located in Porto, PT
Bold God Statement Piece Ceramic Decor Hand Painted Figurative Sculpture Bold god is a prominent personality, vital energy, reflected by refined gold shades and a statement black an...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Limestone Sculpture on Plinth
Located in London, GB
Sitting astride the cleft on a hunk of wood, this limestone sculpture evokes the craggy textures of a barren rockface. Endlessly suggestive shapes can be found within it as light pla...
Category

1970s Vintage Modern Sculptures

Materials

Limestone

Piña Michoacana by Onora
Located in Geneve, CH
Piña Michoacana by Onora Dimensions: W 24 x H 49 cm Materials: Clay, Glazed pottery Hand sculpted clay, covered with a mineral based slip and burnished using a quartz stone. The...
Category

2010s Mexican Modern Sculptures

Materials

Clay

Set of 4 Taupe Medio Sphere Vase Bubl by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
A set of 4 taupe medio sphere vase bubl by 101 Copenhagen Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L 18 / W 8 / H26 cm Materials: Ceramic The Sphere collec...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Set of 4 Dark Grey Kabin Vase Tall by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
A Set of 4 Dark Grey Kabin Vase Tall by 101 Copenhagen Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L10 / W10 / H45 CM Materials: Ceramic Kabin is a collection...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Set of 4 Sand Medio Sphere Vase Bubl by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
A Set of 4 sand Medio Sphere vase bubl by 101 Copenhagen Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L 18 / W 8 / H 26 CM Materials: Ceramic The Sphere collec...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Bronze Gourd Vase by Rick Owens
Located in Geneve, CH
Bronze Gourd vase by Rick Owens 2019 Dimensions: L 11 x W 11 x H 36.7 cm Materials: Bronze Weight: 4.5 kg Rick Owens is a California-born fashion and furniture has developed a...
Category

2010s French Modern Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Plaster Traditional Horse Figure, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Traditional plaster figure of a horse. Made in traditional Catalan atelier in Olot, Spain, circa 1950. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, prese...
Category

1950s Spanish Vintage Modern Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

Dove Vase by Cosmin Florea
Located in Geneve, CH
Dove vase by Cosmin Florea Unique piece Dimensions: W 40 x D 15 x H 45 cm Materials: Stoneware Inspired by my love for pristine nature, this sculptural vase channels the shape ...
Category

2010s Belgian Modern Sculptures

Materials

Stoneware

Set of 3 Mathias Bowls by Onora
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 3 Mathias bowls by Onora Dimensions: D 22 -25 cm D 18 - 21 cm D 16 - 17 cm Materials: Lacquered wood, gold leaf Also sold separately. These gourds are grown, dried...
Category

2010s Mexican Modern Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Sommercalmo 83, a Unique glass Vase in clear, black & orange by Vic Bamforth
Located in London, GB
Sommercalmo 83 is a unique handblown sculptural vase by the British artist Vic Bamforth. Striking black and orange meet and are encased in clear glass to create this stunning piece. ...
Category

2010s British Modern Sculptures

Materials

Blown Glass, Art Glass

Red Extra-Size Starfish, Océano Pacific, Ophidiaster Ophidianus
By Oceanic Arts
Located in Valladolid, ES
Ophidiaster ophidianus, measures: 495 × 418 × 140 mm, 576 g weight 2018, Océano Pacífico Red extra-size starfish! A fantastic specimen of Ophidiaster ophidianus caught in the Solo...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pacific Islands Modern Sculptures

Materials

Other

Pair of Tierra Caliente Vases by Onora
Located in Geneve, CH
Pair of Tierra Caliente vases by Onora Dimensions: D 20 x H 30 cm Materials: Clay Hand sculpted clay, covered with a mineral based slip and burnished using a quartz stone. W...
Category

2010s Mexican Modern Sculptures

Materials

Clay

“Revolve” No.S6 Blue Contemporary Handmade Scagliola Stucco Sculpture 'no.01/05'
Located in Holte, DK
“Revolve” – No. S6 in Blue (no. 01/05) This is made in a limited edition of only 5 pieces + 1 AP The five sculptures are made in five different colors, making them all truly one...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Cast Stone

Murano Portrait Bust "IL Volto" by Mario Badioli & Robert Scherer
By Robert Scherer, (after) Pablo Picasso
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Murano portrait bust "IL Volto" by Mario Badioli & Robert Scherer In the style of Picasso, signed in script and titled "Da Assic A Robert Scherer ILVolto Mario Badioli.  
Category

20th Century Italian Modern Sculptures

Materials

Glass

Set of 2 Coffee Duck Plate Mini by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
A set of 2 coffee duck plate miniby 101 Copenhagen Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L30 / W30 / H9,5 cm Materials: Ceramic Reminiscent of little, i...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

JCP Universe Agment Centrepiece with Lapis Lazuli Elements by CTRLZAK
Located in Cantù, Lombardia
“Half remembered frost Washed from black beach at low tide Flying islands rise” Haiku by Alistair Gentry "A fragment from distant planets segmented in two parts intersects an archet...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Clé in Crystal by Geraldine Gonzalez
Located in Geneve, CH
Clé in crystal by Geraldine Gonzalez Materials: Crystal Dimensions: H 112 x W 8 cm Graduated from Duperré School of Applied Arts, Geraldine Gonzalez was a shoe stylist before de...
Category

2010s French Modern Sculptures

Materials

Crystal

'Disco Dog' Mirrored Figure of Seated Great Dane with Collar
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
'Disco Dog' mirrored figure of seated great dane with collar An ambitious work of countless inlaid mosaic mirror covering a seated dog with glass eyes, wearing a 'Sapphire' mirrored...
Category

Late 20th Century Modern Sculptures

Materials

Composition

Gianfranco Ferré Home Sunshine Wall Decorative Panel in Wood with Bronze Finish
Located in Cantù, Lombardia
Wall decorative elements in carved wood with bronzed finishing.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Arbol Acatlán Cirquero Candleholder by Onora
Located in Geneve, CH
Arbol Acatlán Cirquero Candleholder by Onora Dimensions: W 60 x D 15 x H 73 cm Materials: Clay, Quartz stone Hand sculpted clay, covered with a mineral based slip and burnished ...
Category

2010s Mexican Modern Sculptures

Materials

Quartz

Black Guggenheim Vase Big by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
Black Guggenheim Vase Big by 101 Copenhagen Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L49 / W27 / H45 CM Materials: Ceramic Guggenheim is a series of sculpt...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Abstract Ceramic Sculpture “Defensa I,” by Maria Oriza-Perez
Located in Madrid, ES
Defensa I, 2011 Stoneware with metal oxides. One of a kind.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Pottery, Stoneware

"Untitled Vessel 6" Coiled and Sewn Cotton Fiber Sculpture by Doug Johnston
Located in Brooklyn, NY
-Made in 2015 -cotton cord, and sewing thread. "Untitled (Vessel 6)" was made in 2015 as part of a body of work for my exhibition "what it is." It is a sculptural vessel-form obj...
Category

2010s North American Modern Sculptures

Materials

Cotton

Pair Brass Sculptures on Marble Bases
Located in New York, NY
Pair brass sculptures on marble bases.
Category

2010s Modern Sculptures

Materials

Marble, Brass

Kinetic Sculpture
Located in Dronten, NL
Perspex box with composition of gold coated cogs, the large cog is slowly turning. Marked with a sticker Hecowiam BV, which stands for ‘Herman Cohen Wetenschappelijk Instituut Amste...
Category

1980s Dutch Vintage Modern Sculptures

Materials

Acrylic

Aitana Quartz Coaster 4-Piece Set in Gold and Rose by CuratedKravet
Located in Woodbury, NY
A set of four natural rose quartz coasters, detailed with gold electroplated edges. Due to the natural material, size, shape and color will vary.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Modern Sculptures

Materials

Quartz

Handcrafted 016 Coupe by Lovebuch
Located in Geneve, CH
Handcrafted 016 coupe by Lovebuch Dimensions: Ø 27 x H 17 cm Materials: Sandstone, Handcrafted piece Katia works with wood and clay, these raw, powerfully expressive materials a...
Category

2010s French Modern Sculptures

Materials

Sandstone

Fin Trivets from Souda, Gold, in Stock
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Made using a manufacturing process utilized for railways, medical devices, and electronics, the Fin Trivets bring an Industrial touch to your tabletop. Both durable and multifunction...
Category

2010s Chinese Modern Sculptures

Materials

Aluminum, Metal

21st Century Karim Rashid King Vase Murano Glass Various Colors
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Karim Rashid king vase Murano glass various colors. King designed by Karim Rashid is a curvaceous vase that combine regality with visual wit. Proposed in combination wi...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sculptures

Materials

Murano Glass

No.104 Stoneware Sculpture, Tonfisk by Ciona Lee
Located in Geneve, CH
No.104 Stoneware sculpture, Tonfisk by Ciona Lee One of a Kind Dimensions: Ø 15 x H 24 cm Materials: Black stoneware, Satin Cream Glaze Variations of size and colour available. ...
Category

2010s British Modern Sculptures

Materials

Stoneware

No.90 Stoneware Sculpture, Tonfisk by Ciona Lee
Located in Geneve, CH
No.90 stoneware sculpture, Tonfisk by Ciona Lee One of a Kind Dimensions: Ø 11 x H 15 cm Materials: White stoneware, satin cream glaze Variations of size and colour available ...
Category

2010s British Modern Sculptures

Materials

Stoneware

Handsculped Alcazar Table Lamp by Ia Kutateladze
Located in Geneve, CH
Handsculped Alcazar table lamp by Ia Kutateladze Dimensions: W 32 x H 26 cm Materials: Raw Black Clay Alcazar lamp combines hand-built organic structure, with soft geometric ele...
Category

2010s German Modern Sculptures

Materials

Clay

New Yellow Decorative Metal Fish Sculpture
Located in Madrid, ES
Yellow Decorative Metal Fish  Metals : Iron Sculpture Size: 108 x 82 cm Weight: 3.5 kg Every single piece is handmade and unique Availability: Available.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Sculptures

Materials

Iron

Set of 2 Terracotta Duck Vase Slim by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
A set of 2 terracotta duck vase slim by 101 Copenhagen Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L17 / W17 / H45 CM Materials: Ceramic Reminiscent of little...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

CC 2020 Holiday Ornament Ice Rosette Gold
Located in New York, NY
2020 Christmas Ornament, Ice Rosette, 18 kt gold plated brass  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Gold Plate

CC 2020 Ball Gold
Located in New York, NY
2020 Christmas Ball, 18 kt gold plated brass  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Gold Plate

Round Shelf with Blue Matte Finish, Colored Glass, by Erik Olovsson
Located in Stockholm, SE
Round shelf with matte Nextel coating. A centered lacquered glass shelf with a brown hand blown glass piece thats included in the shelf. The core is made in styrofoam, jesmonite that...
Category

2010s Swedish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Cement

Abstract Bronze Wall Sculpture by B. H. Thomas
Located in Palm Springs, CA
An amazing 1984 bronze abstract wall sculpture by B. H. Thomas. The sculpture is solid polish bronze and it shows some age (see detail photos). Can be professionally polished to take...
Category

1980s Unknown Vintage Modern Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Set of 2 Black Guggenheim Mini by 101 Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
A set of 2 black Guggenheim mini by 101 Copenhagen Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen & Tommy Hyldahl Dimensions: L 32 / W 7 / H 34 CM Materials: Ceramic Guggenheim is a series ...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

White Lion, Ceramic Centerpiece, Handmade Design in Italy, 2021
Located in San Miniato PI, IT
The piece is a unique representation of a Lion in a modern way. The animal is gently painted with a cream colour. Our designer creates these pieces completely by hand.   
Category

2010s Italian Modern Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Paint

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