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Malachite Decorative Sphere
By Didoni
Located in Milan, IT
This classic-inspired sphere is covered with the precious and enchanting malachite mineral hailing from Congo. Boasting a vibrant color banded with shades of light and dark green, it...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Malachite

  • Malachite Decorative Sphere
  • Malachite Decorative Sphere
  • Malachite Decorative Sphere
  • Malachite Decorative Sphere
H 37.8 in. W 23.63 in. D 23.63 in.
White Onyx Marble Decorative Sphere
Located in New York, NY
A substantial white onyx marble round decorative sphere. Piece has flat bottom for stability. A great decorative object for a living room, office, etc. Dimensions: 3.5" diameter. Sh...
Category

Late 20th Century European Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Onyx, Marble

Crystal Decorative Sphere with Base
Located in New York, NY
A crystal decorative sphere with chinoiserie wood base, circa late-20th century. Dimensions: 4.25" diameter x 5.63" height (with stand.) Burl desk letter holder shown also availa...
Category

Late 20th Century Chinoiserie More Desk Accessories

Materials

Rock Crystal

Solid Marble Decorative Sphere on Chrome Base
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful solid brown marble decorative sphere on chrome base, circa 1970s. The piece is in very good condition with no chips or cracks; it has a nice polished finish with white vein...
Category

Late 20th Century Pakistani Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Unique Pieces Hand Painted Sicilian Terracotta Decorative Spheres
Located in Aci Castello, IT
Three spheres made in the small town of Caltagirone in Sicily, world famous for handcrafted ceramics. They are unique pieces especially made for our shop. Diameter of the medium sphe...
Category

2010s Sicilian Modern Paperweights

Materials

Terracotta

Crystal Decorative Ball Sphere
Located in New York, NY
A round crystal decorative ball sphere with bubble design. Piece has flat bottom for stability. Piece measures: 3.63" diameter x 3.63" height. Other items shown in images also avail...
Category

Early 2000s Modern Paperweights

Materials

Crystal

  • Crystal Decorative Ball Sphere
  • Crystal Decorative Ball Sphere
  • Crystal Decorative Ball Sphere
  • Crystal Decorative Ball Sphere
H 3.63 in. Dm 3.63 in.
Set of '7' Black and White Camel Bone Round Decorative Spheres
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Set of (7) black and white camel bone round decorative spheres. Measures: (5) Large 4.5" D (2) Small 3" D.
Category

2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Bone

Italian Modern Alabaster Marble Round Decorative Sphere or Paperweight
Located in New York, NY
An Italian modern alabaster marble round decorative sphere or paperweight, circa 1970s, Italy. Marked "Genuine Alabaster", "Hand Carved", "Made in Italy", on bottom as show in image ...
Category

20th Century Italian Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Alabaster, Marble

Large Decorative Granite Spheres, a Pair
Located in Miami, FL
Large decorative granite spheres, a pair Offered for sale is a substantial pair of large solid granite decorative spheres. The spheres are a honed patina achieved from age.
Category

Early 20th Century Natural Specimens

Materials

Granite

Italian Hand Painted Solid Wood Decorative Sphere with Abstract Decoration 1970s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian hand painted solid wood decorative sphere with abstract decoration, 1970s Hand painted solid wood decorative sphere with abstract decoration. 1970s Very good condition. ...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Decorative Green Marble Sphere, Italy
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Decorative green marble sphere, Italy.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Minimalist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Set of Three Unique Pieces Hand Painted Sicilian Terracotta Decorative Spheres
Located in Aci Castello, IT
Three spheres made in Sicily, in the small town of Caltagirone, world famous for handcrafted ceramics. They are especially made for our store and are unique pieces. Measures: Diamete...
Category

2010s Sicilian Modern Paperweights

Materials

Terracotta

Italian Mid-Century Modern Solid Wood Decorative Sphere by Pino Pedano, 1960s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian Mid-Century Modern solid wood decorative sphere by Pino Pedano, 1960s Solid wood decorative sphere with flat support base. Excellent condition Measures: 31 x 28 H cm.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Oversized Decorative Sphere
By Brandimarte
Located in Milan, IT
This oversized silver sphere features an ornately engraved fishbowl surface. Part of the brand's masterworks line that showcases items of intrinsic artistic value, it will add a touc...
Category

2010s Italian Centerpieces

Materials

Silver

Oversized Decorative Sphere
H 15.75 in. Dm 15.75 in.
Decorative Dark Grey Marble Sphere, Italy
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Decorative dark grey marble sphere, Italy.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Minimalist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Crystal Decorative Ball Spheres, Set of 2
Located in New York, NY
A substantial set of two (2) organic modern style crystal decorative ball spheres with bubble design, circa late-20th century. Dimensions include: 4" diameter x 4" height 3" d...
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Late 20th Century American Organic Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Crystal

Vintage Decorative Italian Aquarium Spheres Flowers, 1970s
By Maison Baguès
Located in Palermo, Palermo
Delicious collection of flowers in spherical aquariums, originals from the 1970s.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass

Italy Clear Sphere Glass Minimalist Style Contemporary Decorative Object
Located in Brescia, IT
Italy clear sphere glass minimalist style contemporary decorative object.    
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Minimalist Paperweights

Materials

Glass

Rock Crystal Sphere
Located in Stamford, CT
Large rock crystal sphere.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Decorative Objects

  • Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Rock Crystal Sphere
H 11 in. W 11 in. D 11 in.
Black Marble Sphere Decorative Object Desk Accessory, 1990s
Located in New York, NY
A 1990s Postmodern black and brown polished marble sphere (with base) decorative object or desk accessory, circa 1990s. Dimensions: 2.88" diameter x 3.25" height Matching desk pen...
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1990s European Post-Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Marble

Iron Armillary Sphere
Located in Culver City, CA
Armillary sphere on stone base, made mostly of 19th century pieces. The base is from a grinding and sharpening stone from the mid-19th century. The rings are from 19th century wagon ...
Category

Antique 19th Century Sculptures

Materials

Iron, Brass, Copper

  • Iron Armillary Sphere
  • Iron Armillary Sphere
  • Iron Armillary Sphere
  • Iron Armillary Sphere
H 79 in. W 73 in. D 73 in.
Black Sphere XL by Kristina Dam Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Black Sphere XL by Kristina Dam Studio Materials: Solid oak. Black paint. Also available in other sizes and colors. Dimensions: Diameter 16 x 18 height cm Oak Sphere is one of ...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Oak, Paint

Black Sphere Large by Kristina Dam Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Black shere large by Kristina Dam Studio Materials: Solid oak. Black painted. Also available in other sizes and colors. Dimensions: Diameter 12 x 15 H cm Oak Sphere is one of ...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Oak, Paint

Oak Sphere XL by Kristina Dam Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Oak sphere by Kristina Dam Studio Materials: Solid oak. Also available in other sizes and colors. Please contact us for more information. Dimensions: Diameter 16 x 18 height cm Oa...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Oak

Oak Sphere Large by Kristina Dam Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Oak Sphere by Kristina Dam Studio Materials: Solid oak. Also available in other sizes and colors. Dimensions: Diameter 12 x 15 Height cm The Sphere is one of the best-selling ...
Category

2010s Danish Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Oak

Set of 8 Decorative French Early 20th Century Marble Spheres Balls
Located in Harrogate, GB
A set of 8 decorative French early 20th century marble spheres balls.
Category

Early 20th Century French Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Stone, Marble

Signed Crystal Decorative Ball Spheres, circa 1980s, Set of 3
By Baccarat
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful set of three (3) signed crystal decorative balls/spheres, circa 1980s. All signed at bottoms' edge as show in images #14, 15 and 16. Sphere's were purchased in the mid-19...
Category

Vintage 1980s European Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Crystal

Stone Sphere
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A 19th century French sandstone sphere. The surface finished in so called 'Bouchardé' with old marks and some corrosion stains. Overall nice patina. Spheres like this were often mad...
Category

Antique 19th Century French Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Sandstone

  • Stone Sphere
  • Stone Sphere
  • Stone Sphere
  • Stone Sphere
H 6.7 in. W 6.7 in. D 6.7 in.
Armillary Sphere
Located in Houston, TX
This armillary sphere is made of metal and has a rust color finish. It is mounted on a small concrete square. As a conversation piece or as an addition to a scientific collection, it...
Category

Early 20th Century European Mounted Objects

Materials

Concrete, Metal

  • Armillary Sphere
  • Armillary Sphere
  • Armillary Sphere
  • Armillary Sphere
H 41 in. W 20 in. D 38 in.
Acrylic Sphere Sculpture, Resin, Lucite
By Pierre Giraudon
Located in New York, NY
Acrylic sphere sculpture, Resin, Lucite. Large and heavy clear cast acrylic sphere table sculpture with internal bubble inclusions. 5" diameter flat bottom. Weighs 32 lbs.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Sculptures

Materials

Resin, Acrylic, Lucite

Collection of Rock Crystal Spheres
Located in Hollywood, FL
Superb quality rock crystal spheres ranging in size from 3"; diameter sold individually contact dealer for pricing, individual item prices vary slightly with size.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Empire Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal

Hand Carved Mahogany Geodesic Sphere
Located in Hudson, NY
Early 20th Century Hand Created Sculpture. A Perfect Geodesic Sphere made from Pieces of Mahogany and Joined without Nails.
Category

Early 20th Century American American Craftsman Sculptures

Materials

Mahogany

Brutalist Wooden Spheres
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A set of hardwood wooden spheres in Brutalist style. Made in the 1950's in Belgium or France these spheres probably were made as a limited edition by a artisan.
Category

Mid-20th Century Belgian Brutalist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wood

  • Brutalist Wooden Spheres
  • Brutalist Wooden Spheres
  • Brutalist Wooden Spheres
  • Brutalist Wooden Spheres
H 8.67 in. Dm 8.67 in.
Large Chrysocolla Sphere
Located in New York, NY
Chrysocolla mineral sphere. Hand carved. 4.5". Unique chrysocolla piece from South America.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Natural Specimens

Materials

Precious Stone

  • Large Chrysocolla Sphere
  • Large Chrysocolla Sphere
  • Large Chrysocolla Sphere
  • Large Chrysocolla Sphere
H 4.75 in. W 4.75 in. D 4.75 in.
Op Art Engraved Convex Glass Sphere Sculpture Vase
Located in New York, NY
Postmodern Op Art engraved convex glass sphere sculpture vase by Veritas, circa 2017. Acid engraved signature on bottom.
Category

2010s American Post-Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Art Glass

C.1930 French Carved Stone Relief Sphere
Located in Los Angeles, CA
French Carved Stone Sphere Depicting Grazing Deer
Category

Vintage 1930s French Sculptures

Materials

Stone

  • C.1930 French Carved Stone Relief Sphere
  • C.1930 French Carved Stone Relief Sphere
  • C.1930 French Carved Stone Relief Sphere
  • C.1930 French Carved Stone Relief Sphere
H 9.06 in. W 7.88 in. D 7.88 in.
Fruit Stand Sphere Coco Camellias, Matt White Ceramic, Italy
By VG-VGnewtrend
Located in Quinto di Treviso, Treviso
VG is dedicating a collection of ceramics to the genius of Coco Chanel, a leading figure in the story of modern fashion, and a designer who created a style famous for its simplicity ...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Ceramic

Huge Vasa Mihich Sphere
By Vasa Velizar Mihich
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vasa Mihich, untitled #1746, 1980 A large example of his laminated Acrylic Artwork. See photo with the sculpture next to a soda can to give you a sense of scale Signed and dated.
Category

Vintage 1980s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Acrylic

  • Huge Vasa Mihich Sphere
  • Huge Vasa Mihich Sphere
  • Huge Vasa Mihich Sphere
  • Huge Vasa Mihich Sphere
H 17.00 in. Dm 16.00 in.
Sculptural Sphere Vine Ball
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Sculptural sphere vine ball. Beautiful organic natural vines twisted into a large sphere. Measures: 36" height x 32" diameter.
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Vintage 1980s Unknown Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Driftwood

  • Sculptural Sphere Vine Ball
  • Sculptural Sphere Vine Ball
  • Sculptural Sphere Vine Ball
  • Sculptural Sphere Vine Ball
H 36 in. Dm 32 in.
Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
Located in Chicago, IL
Gem lore is endless, and every culture has its own beliefs about specific stones tied to cultural history, geography, and spiritual practices. In China, some practitioners of Feng Sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Minimalist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal

  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
H 6.5 in. Dm 6.5 in.
Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
Located in Chicago, IL
Gem lore is endless, and every culture has its own beliefs about specific stones tied to cultural history, geography, and spiritual practices. In China, some practitioners of Feng Sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Minimalist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal

  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
H 6.5 in. Dm 6.5 in.
Gigantic Rock Crystal Sphere
Located in New York, NY
Rock crystal/quartz sphere. Measure: 8.5".
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz

  • Gigantic Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Gigantic Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Gigantic Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Gigantic Rock Crystal Sphere
H 8.5 in. Dm 8.5 in.
Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
Located in Chicago, IL
Gem lore is endless, and every culture has its own beliefs about specific stones tied to cultural history, geography, and spiritual practices. In China, some practitioners of Feng Sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Minimalist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal

  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
H 6.5 in. Dm 6.5 in.
Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
Located in Chicago, IL
Gem lore is endless, and every culture has its own beliefs about specific stones tied to cultural history, geography, and spiritual practices. In China, some practitioners of feng sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Minimalist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal

  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
  • Rock Crystal Sphere Sculpture
H 7.25 in. Dm 7.25 in.
Small Oak Splint Sphere
Located in Chicago, IL
A wildly sculptural sphere made from oak splints used for making baskets. Acquired from a woman who made baskets, the splints have been woven into a sphere, possibly for storage purp...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Primitive Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Oak

  • Small Oak Splint Sphere
  • Small Oak Splint Sphere
  • Small Oak Splint Sphere
  • Small Oak Splint Sphere
H 10 in. Dm 10 in.
Large Rock Crystal Sphere
Located in Chicago, IL
Gem lore is endless, and every culture has its own beliefs about specific stones tied to cultural history, geography, and spiritual practices. In China, some practitioners of feng sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

  • Large Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Large Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Large Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Large Rock Crystal Sphere
H 11.5 in. Dm 11.5 in.
1980s Tessellated Stone Sphere
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1980s Tessellated stone sphere.
Category

Vintage 1980s Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

Waxed Steel Geodesic Sphere
By Buckminster Fuller
Located in Stamford, CT
A geodesic sphere made of waxed steel in the manner of Buckmiester Fuller. A geodesic sphere or dome is a lightweight but very strong round structure made from interconnecting triang...
Category

1990s American Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Steel

  • Waxed Steel Geodesic Sphere
  • Waxed Steel Geodesic Sphere
  • Waxed Steel Geodesic Sphere
  • Waxed Steel Geodesic Sphere
H 20 in. Dm 20 in.
Chinese Rock Crystal Sphere
Located in Chicago, IL
Gem lore is endless, and every culture has its own beliefs about specific stones tied to cultural history, geography, and spiritual practices. In China, some practitioners of feng sh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal

  • Chinese Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Chinese Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Chinese Rock Crystal Sphere
  • Chinese Rock Crystal Sphere
H 7.25 in. Dm 7.25 in.
Nickel-Plated Armilary Sphere
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Nickel-plated armilary sphere, circa 1960.
Category

Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Nickel

  • Nickel-Plated Armilary Sphere
  • Nickel-Plated Armilary Sphere
  • Nickel-Plated Armilary Sphere
  • Nickel-Plated Armilary Sphere
H 21.66 in. Dm 26.38 in.
Sugar Pine Sphere Sculpture
Located in Dallas, TX
Hand-sculpted solid sugar pine sphere sculpture with archival ink drawn designs and hand-painted with watercolor. This piece has been hand-sealed and museum waxed by artist Michael S...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary North American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Pine

  • Sugar Pine Sphere Sculpture
  • Sugar Pine Sphere Sculpture
  • Sugar Pine Sphere Sculpture
  • Sugar Pine Sphere Sculpture
H 15 in. Dm 23 in.
Funky Acrylic Sphere Sculpture
Located in Hopewell, NJ
One-of-a-kind funky Lucite poly sphere sculpture having internal clock parts. Sits on glass riser. Sphere measures 6 7/8".
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Lucite

Modern Marble Sphere
Located in New York, NY
A substantial modern or Post-Modern marble round ball sphere in black, dark grey, and tan hues, circa late-20th century, 1970s or later. A great decorative object as shown in images....
Category

Late 20th Century Post-Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Marble

  • Modern Marble Sphere
  • Modern Marble Sphere
  • Modern Marble Sphere
  • Modern Marble Sphere
H 4 in. W 3.5 in. D 3.5 in.
Collection of Italian Specimen Marble Spheres on Stands
Located in Hudson, NY
This three-piece grouping of specimen marble spheres can be sold as the group or as a pair ( the left and right are a pair or as a single in the middle) and a single. The marble is ...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Classical Roman Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Teak Wood Sphere/Ball Sculpture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This sculpture is a hand carved reclaimed natural teak wood root sphere. The outer section is polished and the inner root left untouched in contrast. By leaving the live edge it give...
Category

1990s Malaysian Organic Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Teak

Vasa Mihich Acrylic Sphere Sculpture
By Vasa Velizar Mihich
Located in Chicago, IL
A large 12" diameter multicolored acrylic sphere sculpture by Vasa Velizar Mihich, circa 1980. Incised signature, numbered #1686 and dated 1980 by the artist. This abstract Lucite sc...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Resin, Acrylic, Lucite

Wrought Iron Armillary Sphere Sculpture
Located in Ferndale, MI
Painted black, this wrought iron armillary is based on the Copernican Heliocentric universe with nine outer spheres in rotation around a central sun. Diameter of rings is 21.5', 39....
Category

20th Century Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wrought Iron

  • Wrought Iron Armillary Sphere Sculpture
  • Wrought Iron Armillary Sphere Sculpture
  • Wrought Iron Armillary Sphere Sculpture
  • Wrought Iron Armillary Sphere Sculpture
H 39.5 in. W 21.5 in. D 17 in.
'70s Modern Onyx Marble Sphere
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful and substantial vintage '70s Modern onyx marble sphere decorative object with wood stand, circa 1970s, Italy. Colors hues include: White, light red, red burgundy, and yel...
Category

20th Century Italian Modern Natural Specimens

Materials

Onyx

Steuben Eagle on Sphere Sculpture
By Steuben Glass
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Poised as if to take flight this is a well known Steuben form designed by James Houston in 1964. The eagle balances atop a solid crystal ball.    
Category

Vintage 1980s Animal Sculptures

Materials

Art Glass

  • Steuben Eagle on Sphere Sculpture
  • Steuben Eagle on Sphere Sculpture
  • Steuben Eagle on Sphere Sculpture
  • Steuben Eagle on Sphere Sculpture
H 6.5 in. W 11 in. D 3.5 in.
Giant Polished Petrified Wood Sphere
Located in New York, NY
Spectacular polished petrified wood sphere. The sphere sits on a separate polished 6" square marble base which is included. The last three images show the sphere displayed on a lar...
Category

20th Century Unknown Mounted Objects

Materials

Petrified Wood

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Decorative Sphere For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the decorative sphere you’re looking for. Frequently made of stone, metal and glass, every decorative sphere was constructed with great care. There are 251 variations of the antique or vintage decorative sphere you’re looking for, while we also have 92 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the decorative sphere you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right decorative sphere, those designed in Modern, Mid-Century Modern and Art Deco styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made decorative sphere over the years, but those crafted by Vasa Velizar Mihich, Me Katerina and Pietra Gallery are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Decorative Sphere?

The average selling price for a decorative sphere at 1stDibs is $1,200, while they’re typically $35 on the low end and $60,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Decorative Objects for You

Every time you move into a house or an apartment — or endeavor to refresh the home you’ve lived in for years — life for that space begins anew. The right home accent, be it the simple placement of a decorative bowl on a shelf or a ceramic vase for fresh flowers, can transform an area from drab to spectacular. But with so many materials and items to choose from, it’s easy to get lost in the process. The key to styling with decorative objects is to work toward making a happy home that best reflects your personal style. 

Ceramics are a versatile addition to any home. If you’ve amassed an assortment of functional pottery over the years, think of your mugs and salad bowls as decorative objects, ideal for displaying in a glass cabinet. Vintage ceramic serveware can pop along white open shelving in your dining area, while large stoneware pitchers paired with woven baskets or quilts in an open cupboard can introduce a rustic farmhouse-style element to your den.

Translucent decorative boxes or bowls made of an acrylic plastic called Lucite — a game changer in furniture that’s easy to clean and lasts long — are modern accents that are neutral enough to dress up a coffee table or desktop without cluttering it. If you’re showcasing pieces from the past, a vintage jewelry box for displaying your treasures can spark conversation. Where is the jewelry box from? Is there a story behind it?

Abstract sculptures or an antique vessel for your home library can draw attention to your book collection and add narrative charm to the most appropriate of corners. There’s more than one way to style your bookcases, and decorative objects add a provocative dynamic. “I love magnifying glasses,” says Alex Assouline, global vice president of luxury publisher Assouline, of adding one’s cherished objects to a home library. “They are both useful and decorative. Objects really elevate libraries and can also make them more personal.”

To help with personalizing your space and truly making it your own, find an extraordinary collection of decorative objects on 1stDibs.