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Poul Partanen for Arabia, Finland, Modernist Vase in Black Glazed Ceramics 1980s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Poul Partanen for Arabia, Finland. Modernist vase in black glazed ceramics, 1980s. Measures: 25.5 x 17 cm. In very good condition. Stamped.
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Vintage 1980s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Original Art Deco Chrome and Mirror Modernist Hostess Trolley, Circa 1930
Located in Devon, England
Now this really is a fabulous hostess trolley! Original 1930's Art Deco chrome two-tier trolley, with black and mirrored glass, very glam! All totally original and in great condition...
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Mid-20th Century English Art Deco Barware

Materials

Chrome

Romance by Bjorn Windblad Rosenthal Sterling Silver Flatware Set 53 Pc Modernist
By Bjørn Wiinblad
Located in Big Bend, WI
Modernist Romance sterling silver flatware set designed by Bjorn Windblad for Rosenthal, 53 pieces. This set includes: 8 knives, 8 1/4" 8 forks, 6 7/8" 8 pastry forks, 3-tine, 5 3/4...
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Early 20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Romance by Bjorn Windblad Rosenthal Silverplate Flatware Set 101pc Modernist New
By Bjørn Wiinblad
Located in Big Bend, WI
New, unused Modernist Romance silverplated flatware set designed by Bjorn Windblad for Rosenthal, 101 pieces. This unique pattern is rare and no longer produced. This set includes: ...
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Early 20th Century Tableware

Materials

Silver Plate

Kenji Fujita for Freeman Lederman, Large Modernist Jug in White Glazed Ceramics
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Kenji Fujita for Freeman Lederman. Large modernist jug in white glazed ceramics with a rattan handle. Mid-20th century. Measures: 27 x 17.5 cm. In excellent condition. Stamped. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Pitchers

Materials

Ceramic

Large French Modernist Ceramic, 1960s
Located in Lyon, FR
Really nice French ceramic from 1960s.
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

  • Large French Modernist Ceramic, 1960s
  • Large French Modernist Ceramic, 1960s
  • Large French Modernist Ceramic, 1960s
  • Large French Modernist Ceramic, 1960s
H 13.39 in. W 14.97 in. D 9.85 in.
Selection of Modernist Ceramic Tile Plaques
Located in Atlanta, GA
Selection of Modernist Ceramic Tile Plaques, circa 1960s. They are, from top to bottom: 1) Abstract Tile Plaque with Beautiful Volcanic Glaze, by Scheffenacker, West Germany, circ...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Abstract Italian Modernist Ceramic 'Face' Charger
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Masterful, large Italian ceramic charger depicting an abstract face with martini. Bold colors and a combination of both flat hand painted and raised decoration give the piece added d...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

1960S Scheurich Modernist Ceramic Vase Made in Germany
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Aci Castello, IT
A light green ceramic German vase in perfect conditions. It's marked on the bottom West Germany and a number.
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Marcello Fantoni Modernist Ceramic Equestrian Sculpture, Italy, 1949
By Marcello Fantoni
Located in Skanninge, SE
Large modernist ceramic sculpture depicting a man riding a horse. Made by famous Italian artist Marcello Fantoni (1915-2011). Signed and dated "Fantoni 1949". Measures: Height 3...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Boris Stojkov for Gustavsberg, Modernist fantasy creature, 1960s
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Boris Stojkov (1925-1982) for Gustavsberg. Modernist fantasy creature in glazed ceramics. Swedish design, 1960s. Measures: 13 x 9 cm. In excellent condition. Stamped.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Fletcher Martin Modernist Studio Ceramic for Stonelain, Matador
By Fletcher Martin
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Mint condition hand painted charger designed for Stonelain pottery by listed WPA artist Fletcher Martin (1904-1979), circa 1940s. Associated American Artists, who produced limited e...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Peter Shire Post Modernist Memphis Design Ceramic Teapot
By Peter Shire
Located in Pasadena, CA
Spouted teapot created by Los Angeles artist and designer of the Memphis Group, Peter Shire. Teapot measures: 10" high by 12.5" wide and 5.5" deep. It is signed EXP, 1999. In very go...
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1990s American Post-Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Early Laura Andreson California Modernist Ceramic Stoneware Bowl
By Laura Andreson
Located in Pasadena, CA
Large Laura Anderson stoneware bowl measuring 3.5" in height by 11.25" diameter. Signed Laura Anderson, 1949. In very good vintage condition. The following bio was taken from the ...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Stoneware

Tall Modernist French Vase, Mid-20th Century
Located in Santa Fe, NM
A striking, tall, modernist, ceramic vase from France in a warm glaze with a spiral pattern, France, mid-20th century.
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Mid-20th Century French Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

1970s Peters Abstract Modernist Glazed Stoneware Bottleneck Vase
Located in Pasadena, CA
Modernist bottleneck vase created by ceramist Peters, possibly by Lyle Peters, circa 1970s. Perfectly thrown vase with even balance stands 12 " in height by 4.5" in diameter. Signed ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Stoneware

Art Deco Modernist Vase Shape Boch Freres Catteau
By Charles Catteau for Boch Freres
Located in Oakland, CA
Boch Freres ceramics made during the Charles Catteau period are very desirable. This modernist shape is simple, completed in solid blue-turquoise color outlining a very desirable sha...
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Vintage 1930s Belgian Art Deco Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

1970s Modernist Stackable Ceramic Italian Tea Set by SC3
By Societa Ceramica Italiana
Located in Aci Castello, IT
Stylish ceramic tea set made in Italy by SC3, it's in perfect conditions, other dimensions cup height cm 6 plate diameter 16 cm. It's composed by a teapot, sugar bowl, milk jug, six ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Porcelain Artist Signed Sculptural Modernist Cream and Sugar Set
Located in New York, NY
Porcelain sculptural modernist cream and sugar set. Off-white. Artist-signed.
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21st Century and Contemporary Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Marianna Von Allesch 'German/American Modernist' Large Ceramic Abstract Bowl
By Marianna von Allesch
Located in Sharon, CT
Unique and iconic bio-morphic mid-century ceramic large bowl with abstract scraffito decorations, by this important German American Modernist. Signed.
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

1950s Edwin and Mary Scheier Stoneware Modernist Studio Open Bowl
By Edwin and Mary Scheier
Located in Pasadena, CA
1950s stoneware bowl created by Edwin and Mary Scheier of Green Valley, Arizona. Bowl measures 11.5" in diameter by 1.75" high. It is signed Scheier within the clay with a date drawn...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Stoneware

Roselane Pottery of Pasadena Pink Salad Bowl with Incised Modernist Fish Design
Located in Ferndale, MI
Pink glazed Roselane pottery bowl with free form swirl and Fish Design in black . Exterior of bowl in matte black finish stamped Roselane on underside. Produced by Roselane pottery o...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Pottery

Danish 1966 Modernist Platter / Wall Decoration by Niels Refsgaard for Eslau
By Niels Refsgaard, Eslau
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Beautiful Danish midcentury modern stoneware platter, centerpiece or wall decoration with hand painted deep blue floral decorations on light grey base. Designed by Niels Refsgaard fo...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery, Stoneware

Modernist Overscale Glazed Ceramic Bowl on Stand by Mark Hines, 1986
By Mark Hines
Located in Miami, FL
Modernist Overscale Glazed Ceramic Bowl on Stand by Mark Hines, 1986 Offered for sale is an overscale artisan crafted modernist ceramic bowl with a metallic glaze from the Arizona a...
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Ceramics

Materials

Wood, Ceramic

Bold Colorful Modernist Ceramic Hanging Portrait Plate after Jean Cocteau
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Circular ceramic platter in the manner of Jean Cocteau. This bold colorful piece features the portrait of a figurative subject with a pronounced nose, pink skin, red lipstick, long b...
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20th Century American Post-Modern Ceramics

Materials

Paint, Ceramic

Vintage Modernist Abstract Susana Espinosa Studio Art Pottery Plate Puerto Rico
By Susana Espinosa
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Rare vintage Susana Espinosa signed vintage abstract Glazed Sgraffito terracotta ceramic art plate charger stoneware studio 1970s Puerto Rico. Early outstanding piece by Espinosa -r...
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Vintage 1970s Puerto Rican Post-Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Italian Midcentury Ceramic Modernist Collectors Vase by Art Rumi Orobico, 1950s
Located in Clivio, Varese
Gorgeous and rare, unique ceramic vase hand painted and signed with N.D.R. by artist from Italian ceramic studio Orobico Arte Artigianato (ART RUMI) in the 1950s. The vase is made o...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Italian Midcentury Ceramic Modernist Collectors Vase by Art Rumi Orobico, 1950s
Located in Clivio, Varese
Gorgeous and rare, unique ceramic vase hand painted and signed with G.R. by artist from Italian ceramic studio Orobico Arte Artigianato (ART RUMI) in the 1950s. The vase is made of ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Modernist Bowl
By Hayno Focken
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A finely rendered high-walled lacquered brass bowl that retains its original patina and rests on a turned walnut disc base.
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Serving Bowls

Materials

Brass

  • Modernist Bowl
  • Modernist Bowl
  • Modernist Bowl
  • Modernist Bowl
H 5.75 in. Dm 8.25 in.
Wiener Werkstatte Modernist Centerpiece
By Josef Hoffmann and Konrad Schindel for Wiener Werkstatte
Located in Litchfield, CT
Silver-plate, by The Wiener Werkstatte, Austria, circa 1915-1925. Perfect for contemporary decor, this rare 1920s modernist Centerpiece features a bold silver and glass silhouette un...
Category

Vintage 1910s Austrian Vienna Secession Centerpieces

Materials

Silver Plate

  • Wiener Werkstatte Modernist Centerpiece
  • Wiener Werkstatte Modernist Centerpiece
  • Wiener Werkstatte Modernist Centerpiece
  • Wiener Werkstatte Modernist Centerpiece
H 10.88 in. W 7.13 in. D 7.13 in.
Modernist Japanese Kyoto Pottery
Located in Stamford, CT
20th century modernist Japanese Kyoto Pottery vessel.   
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Pottery

Materials

Ceramic

Sterling Modernist Candlesticks
By Towle Silversmiths
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are delighted to offer this pair of Mid-Century Modernist sterling silver candlesticks designed by Marion Anderson Noyes (1907-2002), whose works can be found in the Dallas, Brook...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Christofle Modernist Crystal Decanter Barware
By Christofle
Located in North Miami, FL
This chic modernist, heavy clear crystal glass decanter with its circular raised design is perfect for any bar. The wonderful stopper is perfect and moderne. It is made in Slovenia f...
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Vintage 1970s French Modern Barware

Materials

Blown Glass

Richard Blink Signed Modernist Centerpiece
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful handblown glass blue centerpiece bowl by Richard Blink. Signed "Richard Blink 2000" on bottom. With calming hues of blue, this wonderful piece would fit perfectly into a co...
Category

Early 2000s Mid-Century Modern Glass

Materials

Blown Glass

Modernist Collage Studio Pottery Bowls
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Impressive modernist studio pottery bowls, signed by Jill Peterson. Hand built with great skill from delicate porcelain, these large bowls feature an abstract decor in a bold and bri...
Category

Late 20th Century American Pottery

Materials

Porcelain

Aldo Tura Modernist Cocktail Shaker
By Aldo Tura
Located in New York, NY
An Aldo Tura Modernist cocktail shaker. Green colored parchment with silver and brass plated details.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Barware

Materials

Brass

Italian Modernist .800 Silver Pitchers
Located in Norwalk, CT
Hallmarked 445 MI and .800. Weight: 55.25 ozt.
Category

20th Century Italian Modern Pitchers

Materials

Silver

  • Italian Modernist .800 Silver Pitchers
  • Italian Modernist .800 Silver Pitchers
  • Italian Modernist .800 Silver Pitchers
  • Italian Modernist .800 Silver Pitchers
H 8 in. W 12 in. D 4.5 in.
Modernist Glass Plate by Higgins
By Higgins Glass
Located in New York, NY
Large glass plate, or charger, by recognized midcentury master Higgins (Michael and Francis). Nice clean signed example, free of damage or condition issues.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Glass

Materials

Art Glass

Adolph Tischler Nth Modernist Flatware Set
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Nth" Model stainless steel modernist flatware set, designed by Adolph Tischler, American, circa 1967. This is a six piece set for six people, 36 pieces total. They are constructed o...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Tableware

Materials

Stainless Steel

Mel Bogart Modernist Ashtray for Felmore
By Felmore, Mel Bogart
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A modernist freestanding ashtray/catch-all designed by Mel Bogart for Felmore, USA, c.1950s. It features an enameled metal dish that wraps around an iron stem, atop a four-star base,...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Metal, Iron

Modernist bowl, danish design
Located in Chorzów, PL
Unique modernist bowl.    
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Vintage 1980s Danish Modern Serving Bowls

Materials

Porcelain

  • Modernist bowl, danish design
  • Modernist bowl, danish design
  • Modernist bowl, danish design
  • Modernist bowl, danish design
H 3.55 in. W 10.24 in. D 10.24 in.
Tiffany & Co. Modernist Fifties Sterling Centerpiece
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1950s, Sterling, by Tiffany & Co., American. Elegantly modern, this sleek centerpiece by Tiffany & Co. is the perfect accessory for 20th-century décor. Brilliantly designed and...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Centerpieces

Materials

Sterling Silver

Modernist Copper Watering Can, Austria, 1950s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Modernist copper watering can, Austria, 1950s.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Pitchers

Materials

Copper

Modernist Steuben Decanters, Rare and Exceptional
By Steuben Glass
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1930s, Steuben, American. Shape No. 7625. Primary tones and sleek forms collide in this striking pair of rare Art Deco decanters by Steuben. Whether displayed or containing a...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Barware

Materials

Crystal

Art Deco Modernist Comport, 1930s, French
Located in Devon, England
Very stylish 1930s modernist chrome coupe fruit bowl. Originating from France, this comport would make a great centrepiece to any table setting. The pedestal is walnut which contrast...
Category

Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Centerpieces

Materials

Chrome

1960s Sascha Brastoff Modernist Table Lighter
By Sascha Brastoff
Located in New York, NY
1960s Sascha Brastoff metallic silver ceramic base with chrome lighter that can be lifted out and removed. Modernist figural Design. Artist-signed. Made in California, USA. A very un...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Modern Barware

Materials

Metal

Sterling Silver Modernist Bowl by Sciarotta
By Alfredo Sciarotta
Located in New York, NY
A fabulous Mid-Century Modernist bowl by Sciarotta with early mark on stylized foot.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Centerpieces

Materials

Sterling Silver

  • Sterling Silver Modernist Bowl by Sciarotta
  • Sterling Silver Modernist Bowl by Sciarotta
  • Sterling Silver Modernist Bowl by Sciarotta
  • Sterling Silver Modernist Bowl by Sciarotta
H 3.5 in. W 10.5 in. D 6.5 in.
Maritime Modernist Brass Ashtray, Austria, 1950s
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful modernist ashtray from the 1950s. Made in Austria. An unusual and solid piece in very good condition.
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Brass

Modernist English Silver Candelabra Suite
By R E Stone, Garrard & Co. Ltd.
Located in London, GB
A rare and important Modernist candelabra suite comprising a pair of candlesticks and a pair of candelabra. The suite was made by the renowned silversmith Robert Edgar Stone (1903-19...
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Vintage 1950s English Mid-Century Modern Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

  • Modernist English Silver Candelabra Suite
  • Modernist English Silver Candelabra Suite
  • Modernist English Silver Candelabra Suite
  • Modernist English Silver Candelabra Suite
H 9.85 in. W 4.73 in. D 9.45 in.
Sterling Silver Modernist Hallmarked Pitcher
Located in North Miami, FL
This substantial and signed sterling silver modernist pitcher is fantastic. It has been professionally polished and looks like a piece of jewelry. It is so modern and transcends time...
Category

Vintage 1970s Mexican Modern Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Danish Modernist Stainless Steel Salt Pepper Shakers
Located in Ferndale, MI
Pair of bulbous based modernist salt and pepper shakers. Marked 18/8 stainless steel Denmark.
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Stainless Steel

Tiffany Modernist Fluted Sterling Bowl
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1950-60s, Sterling, by Tiffany & Co., American. Masters of Modern meets Classic, Tiffany triumphs again in this sleek well-designed occasional bowl. Excellent condition. Siz...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Modern Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

1980s Modernist Transparent Murano Glass Round Ashtray
Located in Aci Castello, IT
A rare ashtray made in Italy in the Eighties, it's signed on a side, transparent glass has been decorated with pink and yellow signs. It's in perfect conditions.
Category

Late 20th Century Italian Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Murano Glass

Michael Lambert Modernist Tea Set
By Michael Lambert
Located in New York City, NY
1980's modernist tea set by California ceramist Michael Lambert, in vintage original condition with minor wear and patina due to age and use. Sugar holder measurements: height 5.5...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Tea Sets

Materials

Clay

  • Michael Lambert Modernist Tea Set
  • Michael Lambert Modernist Tea Set
  • Michael Lambert Modernist Tea Set
  • Michael Lambert Modernist Tea Set
H 11 in. W 10.5 in. D 4 in.
Modernist Copper Watering Can Pitcher, Austria, 1950s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Modernist copper watering can pitcher, Austria, 1950s.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Pitchers

Materials

Brass, Copper

Cohr Denmark Modernist Silver Plated Midcentury Ashtray '2'
By Carl M. Cohr
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
Scarce modernist ashtrays by Carl Cohr, circa 1950s, Denmark. Smile edition  Silver plated. Discrete and wildly stylish. Stamped Cohr, Denmark to underside. Unpolished a...
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Silver Plate

Spanish Modernist Enamel and Sterling Silver Ashtray
Located in Barcelona, ES
Sterling silver and enamel tear drop ashtray with silver flecks, Spain, 1950s Beautiful sterling silver tear drop shaped ashtray covered by enamel with a floral design in orange, ye...
Category

Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel

Modernist Vibrant Art Glass Vase Ioan Nemtoi
By Ioan Nemtoi
Located in Montreal, QC
Vivid yellow and multi-color striped ovoid form vase hand blown by renowned Romanian glass artist Ioan Nemtoi (b. 1964-). The snipped yellow lip over luminous matte yellow base with...
Category

Late 20th Century Romanian Modern Glass

Materials

Art Glass

  • Modernist Vibrant Art Glass Vase Ioan Nemtoi
  • Modernist Vibrant Art Glass Vase Ioan Nemtoi
  • Modernist Vibrant Art Glass Vase Ioan Nemtoi
  • Modernist Vibrant Art Glass Vase Ioan Nemtoi
H 5.25 in. W 7.38 in. D 3.63 in.
Kirk Mid-Century Modernist Tazzes
By Kirk Silver Company
Located in Brooklyn, NY
These photos are great but they don't do these pieces justice! S.Kirk and Sons are known for their intricate work and Repousse pattern. This is the first example of modernism by the ...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Mexican Modernist Silver Pitcher by Hector Aguilar
By Hector Aguilar
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Mid-Century Modernist sterling silver water pitcher made by Hector Aguilar circa 1940-1945. Made in Taxco, Mexico and hallmarked Taxco /940 and Stamped for Hector Aguilar. The pitc...
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Mid-20th Century Mexican Mid-Century Modern Pitchers

Materials

Sterling Silver

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Modernist Ceramics For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of modernist ceramics available for sale. Frequently made of metal, silver and ceramic, all modernist ceramics available were constructed with great care. Modernist ceramics have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Modernist ceramics made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Art Deco — are very popular at 1stDibs. There have been many well-made modernist ceramics over the years, but those made by Steuben Glass, Carl Auböck and Don S. Shoemaker are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Modernist Ceramics?

Prices for modernist ceramics start at $50 and top out at $63,779 with the average selling for $950.