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WMF An Art Nouveau Silver Plated 123 Piece Cutlery Service for 12 places
By WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik
Located in London, GB
WMF An Art Nouveau silver plated 123 piece cutlery service for 12 in the original cabinet with silver plated stylized mounts. Consisting of: 12 large knives and 12 large forks. 12 s...
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Early 20th Century German Art Nouveau Tableware

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Silver Plate

Pair of Ornamental German Silver Fighting Cockerels, circa 1910
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Antique 20th century German solid silver pair of table ornaments representing fighting cockerels, both extremely detailed and ornamental, very naturalistically and well-refined to th...
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Early 20th Century German Animal Sculptures

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Silver

Wooden Sculpture of a Masculine Face
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Highly detailed antique sculpture of a male face. Impressive wall decoration. Hand carved and stained wood. Measures: Width 13.78" (35cm) Height 19.29" (49cm) Depth 7.09" (18cm).
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

  • Wooden Sculpture of a Masculine Face
  • Wooden Sculpture of a Masculine Face
  • Wooden Sculpture of a Masculine Face
  • Wooden Sculpture of a Masculine Face
H 19.3 in. W 13.78 in. D 7.09 in.
Pair of Petromax Donut Tank Lamps
By Petromax
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is one of my favourite lamps and we have brought them back from all-over the world. This example is German. What we find interesting interesting with its many unique details inc...
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Early 20th Century German Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

Peill and Putzler Modernist Clear Glass Sconces
By Peill & Putzler
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Scandinavian Modern clear glass round sconces with a wave detail. Rewired for use in the USA. Shown here with chrome tipped bulbs. Only 1 pair is available
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Early 20th Century German Scandinavian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Early 20th Century Hand Carved Wooden Black Forest Owl in Tree Table / Desk Lamp
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and truly stylish Black Forest table lamp. With this rare owl table lamp you can create a very nice atmosphere on your desk or on a table in a corner of a room. This fine exam...
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Table Lamps

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Wood

Antique Figural Bear Animal Metal Wine Decanter Bottle Stopper & Cork, German
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A beautiful metal and cork bottle stopper. Some wear with a nice patina, but this is old-age. Made of metal and cork. A beautiful nice barware item or just a display item in your col...
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Early 20th Century German Art Nouveau Barware

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Metal

Art Nouveau Gentleman Portrait Metal Wine Decanter Bottle Stopper & Cork, German
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A beautiful metal and cork bottle stopper. Some wear with a nice patina or plating lost, but this is old-age. Made of metal and cork. A beautiful nice Barware item or just a display ...
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Early 20th Century German Art Nouveau Barware

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Metal

Lot of 2 Deer Antler Stag Taxidermy Trophy Antique German 1926 and 1904
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A set of 2 antique Black Forest deer trophies hand carved wooden plaques. One dated 1926 and the other one 1904. Plaques are carved in chip carved techniques. Tallest is approx. 9 1/...
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Early 20th Century German Taxidermy

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Wood, Antler

Antique Figural Boy Tailor Metal Wine Decanter Bottle Stopper and Cork, German
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A beautiful metal and cork bottle stopper. Some wear with a nice patina, but this is old-age. Made of metal and cork. A beautiful nice Barware item or just a display item in your col...
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Early 20th Century German Art Nouveau Barware

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Metal

Great Art Deco Pendant Light with White Glass Shade, circa 1920
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An antique functionalistic Art Deco pendant lamp with a white opaline glass shade and brass suspension. Cabling renewed, working order. With international E27 base lamp holder. Me...
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Early 20th Century German Bauhaus More Lighting

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Opaline Glass

Antique Bauhaus Pendant Light with Large Opaline Glass Bowl
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An antique Bauhaus style pendant lamp with a large white opaline glass shade and chromium plated metal suspension. Cabling renewed, working order. With international E27 base lamp ho...
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Early 20th Century German Bauhaus More Lighting

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Opaline Glass

Functionalistic Bauhaus Style Pendant Light with Opaline Glass Shade
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An antique Bauhaus style pendant lamp with a white opaline glass shade and chromium plated metal fitting. Cabling renewed, working order. With international E27 base lamp holder. ...
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Early 20th Century German Bauhaus More Lighting

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Opaline Glass

Antique Pendant Light with Large White Glass Shade, circa 1920
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An antique pendant lamp - a white opaline glass shade with ribbed decor and a very nice brass and metal suspension. Germany, circa 1920. Cabling renewed, working order. With internat...
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Early 20th Century German Bauhaus More Lighting

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Opaline Glass

Antique Art Deco Chandelier with Three Glass Shades
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A great Art Deco style chandelier with 3 marbled glass shades on a cromium plated and patinated metal fitting. Patination partly peeled off - see pictures. Old cabling, function not ...
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Early 20th Century German Bauhaus More Lighting

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Opaline Glass

Antique Art Nouveau Pendant Light with Satinized Glass Shade
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An antique Art Nouveau pendant lamp with a honey yellow satinized glass shade and brass suspension. cabling renewed, working order. With international E27 base lamp holder. Measur...
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Early 20th Century German Art Deco More Lighting

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Brass

Antique Colorful Earth Globe Published by Wegweiser, circa 1930
Located in Berghuelen, DE
Item e5830 a large antique colorful V.D.B. earth globe with a wonderful patina published by Wegweiser, Berlin, circa 1930. Used as teaching material in schools. Good condition, age-...
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Early 20th Century German Globes

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Paper, Wood

Wooden Carved Folksy Carnival Fasnet Mask, South Tyrol, circa 1900
Located in Berghuelen, DE
an antique wooden carved carnival mask from the region of South Tyrol. these masks are used in Austria, South Germany and Italy at the carnival “Fasnacht” parties to chase away winte...
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Wood

Traditional Handcarved and Painted Tyrolian Carnival Mask
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An antique wooden carved carnival mask from the region of South Tyrol. these masks are used in Austria, South Germany and Italy at the carnival “Fasnacht” parade to chase away winter...
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Wood

Antique Wooden Carved Horse Paper Weight, circa 1920
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A great wooden carved head of a horse. Mounted on a wooden base, usable as desk decoration or paper weight. Germany, circa 1920 Measures: Width 4.13" (10.5 cm) Height 6.69" (17 c...
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Paperweights

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Walnut

Large Wooden Carved Model of Neuschwanstein Castle
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A large model of the fairy-tale castle of king ludwig II of bavaria. The wooden carved model was made in the first half of the 20th century. It is a livelike model with several very ...
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Architectural Models

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Wood

  • Large Wooden Carved Model of Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Large Wooden Carved Model of Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Large Wooden Carved Model of Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Large Wooden Carved Model of Neuschwanstein Castle
H 39.38 in. W 51.19 in. D 23.63 in.
Set of Six Silver Plated Pierrot Clown Motif Knife Rests
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A set of six silver plated figural flatware knife rests in the form of Pierrot, circa 1920s, European. Nice addition to every table or just for your collection. Tarnished and silver ...
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Early 20th Century German Art Nouveau Tableware

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Metal

Whimsy Antique Woodcarving of Plisch and Plum by Wilhelm Busch
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A very nice carving of the two Wilhelm Busch comic figures Plisch and Plum which Busch sketched as comic strip in 1882. Carved, circa 1920 in Germany. On the base handwritten inscrip...
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Paperweights

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Walnut

Swallow Nest Black Forest Key Rack Holder Wall Mount Vintage Folk Art
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A lovely key board made of hand carved wood, made in the black forest area in Germany. Found at an estate sale in Nuremberg, Germany. It is not marked. A nice addition to your collec...
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Brass

Antique Teaching Aid Human Skin Model on Wooden Plate by Somso
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An large antique hand painted anatomical wall model of the human skin with roots of the hair. Made of plaster on wooden plate. Manufactured by Somso, Germany, circa 1900. With metal ...
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Early 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Mounted Objects

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Plaster

Antique 3D Anatomical Foot Model Made by Somso, circa 1930
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A delicately hand painted and highly detailed anatomical foot model for class. Made of papier mâché, and plaster. Manufactured by Somso, Germany, circa 1930. With manufacturer paper ...
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Early 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Busts

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Plaster

Decorative Folksy Couple Stoneware Figures
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A playfull folksy couple in traditional costume made of earthernware. The sculptures flirt with each other and put a smile on the face of the spectator. Good original condition. M...
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Figurative Sculptures

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Clay

  • Decorative Folksy Couple Stoneware Figures
  • Decorative Folksy Couple Stoneware Figures
  • Decorative Folksy Couple Stoneware Figures
  • Decorative Folksy Couple Stoneware Figures
H 13.78 in. W 3.35 in. D 3.35 in.
Vintage Pair of Handcrafted Metal Bookends with Meaningful Symbolic Leaves
Located in Lisse, NL
Wonderful pair of hand-crafted, early 20th century bookends. With the symbolic meaning of leafs ranging from hope, renewal, revival, fertility and growth to decay, sadness and even ...
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Early 20th Century German Art Deco Bookends

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Metal

Great Male Anatomical Bust by Louis M. Meusel, circa 1920
By Meusel Luis
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A delicately hand painted and highly detailed male anatomical torso for class. made of papier mâché, wood and plaster. detachable into 13 parts. paper lable of the manufacturer Louis...
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Early 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Busts

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Plaster, Wood

Pair of Hammered Arts & Crafts Blacked Metal Owl Bookends by Goberg, Hugo Berger
By Goberg
Located in Lisse, NL
Artistic pair of bookends by famous German metal worker. These rare and double sided 'Goberg' owl bookends are in good condition. They have a marvelous black finish which makes thei...
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Early 20th Century German Arts and Crafts Bookends

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Metal

Antique Hand Carved and Mint Condition Black Forest Gnome Sculpture Nutcracker
Located in Lisse, NL
Top quality carved, early 20th century, wooden Black Forest nut cracker. If you are a collector of only the best quality and condition Black Forest antiques then this gnome nut cra...
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Wood

Antique Arts & Crafts Rooster Table Cigar Cutter by Hugo Berger Marked Goberg
By Hugo Berger
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and stylish collector's item by Hugo bergere. Over the years we have seen and sold a number of rare vintage items by Hugo bergere of Germany but we never came across a table ci...
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Early 20th Century German Arts and Crafts Animal Sculptures

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Metal

Rare Hand Carved Antique Black Forest Lion Sculpture Nutcracker with Glass Eyes
Located in Lisse, NL
Top quality carved, early 20th century, wooden Black Forest nut cracker. If you are a collector of rare and good quality Black Forest antiques then this lion nut cracker could be t...
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Early 20th Century German Black Forest Animal Sculptures

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Glass, Wood

Art Nouveau Sandstone Aquarius, Germany, Early 20th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Large sandstone gargoyle in the shape of an Aquarius with fish. Very beautiful patina.  
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Early 20th Century German Art Nouveau Statues

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Sandstone

Painted Porcelain Parrot by Volkstedt, Germany, Early 20th Century
By Aelteste Volkstedter Porzellanmanufaktur
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Painted porcelain parrot by Volkstedt. Germany, early 20th century.
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Early 20th Century German Belle Époque Animal Sculptures

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Porcelain

Vintage Wilkens Silver Vase, Germany, Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Silver vase is an ornamental silver object realized in the first half of the 20th century by Wilkens manufacturer. Silver 835/000. Good conditions, some sign of wear due to age an...
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Early 20th Century German Vases

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Silver

Pair of Porcelain Parrots Signed Meissen, Germany, Early 20th Century
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Pair of porcelain parrots signed Meissen. Germany, early 20th century.
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Early 20th Century German Belle Époque Porcelain

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Porcelain

Music Box, Wooden Box, Germany, Early 20th Century
Located in Hamburg, DE
This small wooden casket from Germany from the beginning of the 20th century, is not only a charming wooden box, but also a music box! Elaborate carvings and a colored flower wafer d...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Biedermeier Jewelry Boxes

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Wood

Porcelain French Bulldog Figurine by Pfeffer, Germany, Early 20th Century
Located in Antwerp, BE
Early 20th century porcelain dog figurine, a French Bulldog - Bullie. Made by Fritz Pfeffer, Gotha, Germany. This stamp was used between 1900 and 1934. Art Deco animal sculptu...
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Early 20th Century German Art Deco Porcelain

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Porcelain

Vintage Sugar Bowl and Cream Server, Germany, Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Sugar bowl and cream server is an original decorative work realized in the 20th century. Original silver plated object. The work includes three different pieces: a sugar bowl, a c...
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Early 20th Century German Art Nouveau Sheffield and Silverplate

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Silver Plate

Vintage Metal Candleholder by Röders Factory, Germany, Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
This candleholder is an original work realized in the first half of the 20th century in original tin by Röders Factory. Fair conditions: some scratches are present on the surface....
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Early 20th Century German Art Deco Candelabras

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Metal

Vintage Pair of Nicle-Plated Candlesticks, Germany, Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Pair of candlesticks is an original pair of decorative objects realized in the Early XX Century. Original nickel-plated metal. Marked R on the base. Good conditions: slig...
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Early 20th Century German Art Deco Candelabras

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Nickel

Silver-Plate Art Nouveau Bowl on Stand, Germany, Early 20th Century
By WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Silver plate bowl on stand marked from the WMF Company. The style was called Jugendstile in the early 20th century, translating to Art Novena in German. The style is part of the Vien...
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Early 20th Century German Art Nouveau Decorative Bowls

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Silver Plate

Jugendstil Coffee Pot and Cream Server, Germany, Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Jugendstil coffee pot and cream server is an original decorative object realized in the first half of the 20th century. Original tin. Realized in Germany. The set includes one...
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Vintage 1910s German Serving Pieces

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Metal

Two Vintage Art Deco Silver-Plated Pitchers, Germany Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Two vintage pitchers is an original decorative pair of objects realized in the early 20th century. Orginal silver plated metal. Made in Germany. Very good conditions. Very...
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Vintage 1930s German Art Deco Pitchers

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Metal, Silver Plate

Early 20th Century German Silver Spice Tower
Located in New York, NY
Silver spice container, Germany, circa 1900. In the shape of a Gothic castle, hand engraved, topped with a silver flag. Marked on the bottom with German silver hallmarks.  
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Early 20th Century German Religious Items

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Silver

  • Early 20th Century German Silver Spice Tower
  • Early 20th Century German Silver Spice Tower
  • Early 20th Century German Silver Spice Tower
  • Early 20th Century German Silver Spice Tower
H 4.53 in. W 1.38 in. D 1.38 in.
Early 20th Century German Silver Torah Pointer
Located in New York, NY
Handmade silver Torah pointer, Germany, circa 1900. The handle is made with a knob shape interval engraved with floral ornaments. The reading end is shaped as a hand with a pointing ...
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Early 20th Century German Religious Items

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Silver

Early 20th Century Toy Noah's Ark, German
Located in Incline Village, NV
Toy Noah’s Arks for children to play with were very popular in the late 19th and early 20th century, and Germany was very prolific in their production. This particular ark is all ori...
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Early 20th Century German Folk Art Toys

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Wood

Early 20th Century German Silver Hanukkah Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Hand-hammered silver Hanukkah lamp menorah, Germany, circa 1920. Set on a circular hammered base, the eighth candleholders are set on eight arms. Topped with a Star of David. Detac...
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Early 20th Century German Religious Items

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Silver

  • Early 20th Century German Silver Hanukkah Lamp
  • Early 20th Century German Silver Hanukkah Lamp
  • Early 20th Century German Silver Hanukkah Lamp
  • Early 20th Century German Silver Hanukkah Lamp
H 9.06 in. W 10.24 in. D 3.94 in.
Early 20th Century German Stoneware Beer Stein
Located in New York, NY
Gray glazed stoneware beer stein with a curved ceramic handle with a domed pewter lid with a pewter thumb-lift. Transfer printed in blue is a scene of a soldier, a religious Jew, sca...
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Early 20th Century German Historical Memorabilia

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Earthenware

Early 20th Century German Anatomical Circulation Chart, Heart
Located in Hook, Hampshire
Early 20th century German anatomical circulation chart – heart. A beautiful, vintage chart of the hearts circulation. Published in Germany and from the Marie Hart School in Strasburg...
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Early 20th Century German Posters

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Paper

Vintage Brass Jewelry Box and Plate by Eugen Zint, Germany Early 20th Century
By Eugen Zint
Located in Roma, IT
Jewelry box and plate is an original decorative object realized. Original brass. Realized by Eugen Zint. Made in Germany. The mark of Eugen Zint is present on the base. Th...
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Vintage 1930s German Bauhaus Jewelry Boxes

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Brass

Early 20th Century German Porcelain Decorative Pieces
Located in Hudson, NY
Early 20th century pair of German Porcelain decorative pieces / Compotes with interior / exterior floral design details. Each compote is in great condition. Minor wear consistent wit...
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Early 20th Century German Decorative Bowls

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Porcelain, Paint

Early 20th Century German JNF Tin Charity Box
Located in New York, NY
Rare JNF/KKL tin charity container, Germany, circa 1910. The front is embossed with Star of David with central lion motif. Further decorated with KKL insignia in Hebrew and full nam...
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Early 20th Century German Decorative Boxes

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Metal

  • Early 20th Century German JNF Tin Charity Box
  • Early 20th Century German JNF Tin Charity Box
  • Early 20th Century German JNF Tin Charity Box
  • Early 20th Century German JNF Tin Charity Box
H 4.93 in. W 3.75 in. D 1.97 in.
Early 20th Century German Anatomical Chart Eye and Retina
Located in Hook, Hampshire
Early 20th century German anatomical chart of the eye and retina. A beautiful vintage chart published in Germany by the Anatomical Institute of The University Of Berlin. Canvas backe...
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Early 20th Century German Prints

Materials

Canvas

Early 20th Century German Educational Chart of Pieris Brassicae
Located in Hook, Hampshire
Early 20th century German educational chart of Pieris Brassicae Early 20th century German educational chart of Pieris Brassicae. Vintage poster of Pieris Brassicae (also known as th...
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Early 20th Century German Posters

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Wood

Early 20th Century Vintage Signed German Landscape Oil Painting
Located in Round Top, TX
Vintage oil on masonite depicting a farming couple raking hay along a tree lined river next to a lean-to barn. The painting is mounted in a vintage silver toned wood and plaster fram...
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Early 20th Century German Paintings

Materials

Paint

Early 20th Century German Statue by Franz Zelezny
By Franz Zelezny
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A hand carved statue of an elderly man, 'Der Frierende.'
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Early 20th Century German Folk Art Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century German Capodimonte Style Porcelain Bowl
By Dresden Porcelain, Meissen Porcelain, Capodimonte
Located in Houston, TX
Charming early 20th century German hand decorated capodimonte style porcelain bowl, vide poche or serving dish. Beautifully decorated inside and outside.
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Early 20th Century German Baroque Decorative Bowls

Materials

Porcelain

Early 20th Century German Tetex Rug
Located in Chicago, IL
An incredible early 20th century German Tetex rug woven with a traditional Persian pattern containing myriad large-scale flowers and scrolling vines all woven in indigo, green, gold,...
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Vintage 1940s German Western European Rugs

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Wool

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German Early 20th Century For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the German early 20th century you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, wood and ceramic, every German early 20th century was constructed with great care. Your living room may not be complete without a German early 20th century — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right German early 20th century, those designed in Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Industrial styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made German early 20th century over the years, but those crafted by WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik, Meissen Porcelain and Dresden Porcelain are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a German Early 20th Century?

The average selling price for a German early 20th century at 1stDibs is $1,450, while they’re typically $1 on the low end and $159,109 for the highest priced.