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Vintage Italian Ceramic Vessels
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of vintage Italian vessels. Showing hand painted graphic design pattern. Sold individually. Price shown is price per vessel. Made in Italy, circa 1960s Materials: Matte gl...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

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H 13.75 in. Dm 5.25 in.
1970s Italian Vintage Ceramic Pitcher
Located in Paris, FR
A charming 20th century vintage textured ceramic decorative pitcher or vase in navy blue and bright red. Will make a great decorative piece for any living space. Italy, circa 1970s....
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Mid Century Modern Vintage Ceramic Life Size Basset Hound Sculpture Italy 1950s
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a gorgeous, ceramic sculpture of a life-sized Basset Hound, made in Italy, circa the 1950s. In excellent condition. The dimensions are 25" W x 9" D x 17.5" H.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

Mid Century Modern Vintage Grey White Glass Ceramic Coffee Table c 1970 Italy
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern vintage dark grey and white coffee table, which was made of marbled glass. A ceramic cone features as base and connect the top with the base. The coffee table w...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Ceramic, Smoked Glass, Glass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Ceramic Side Table by Paf Milano, Italy, 1970s
Located in Vienna, AT
Rare charming ivory colored two tiered side table made by Paf Milano Italy. Consists of four ceramic ivory colored ribbed columns, two colorless glass plates and brass details. Label...
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Brass

Glazed Crackled White and Light Gray Ceramic Lamp Italian Vintage
Located in North Miami, FL
This stand alone Italian studio vintage ceramic lamp is great for a desk, console, dresser or buffet has the wonderful crackle finish of glazed ceramic. There is a slight gray effect...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Italian Raymor White Ceramic Cut Out Sculptural Vase or Vessel Vintage
By Raymor
Located in North Miami, FL
This wonderful hallmarked white ceramic Italian vintage sculptural Raymor vase has cut out forms at the top. It is from the 70's. It says " modern in the tradition of good taste Ray...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Large Blue Vintage Italian Ceramic Table Lamp, circa 1960s
Located in New York City, NY
Large blue mid-century vintage Italian ceramic table, circa 1960s. This light has been newly rewired, set on a custom bronze base, and outfitted with a black twisted silk cord.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Piero Fornasetti Vintage Ceramic Storage Jars, Italy, circa 1960
By Fornasetti
Located in London, GB
A wonderful collection of three ceramic storage jars designed by Piero Fornasetti, circa 1960. These highly decorative pieces feature hand-coloured floral transfers within the glaze ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Jars

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Ceramic

Italy Vintage Pair Blue Ceramic Sea Horse Wall Lights
Located in Brescia, IT
This pair of iconic Italian wall sconces in blue ceramic, are in very good conditions. The back has some raw parts but they are not visible when wall mounted. The style is following...
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Late 20th Century Italian Post-Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Ceramic

Vintage Rare Tommaso Barbi White Ceramic Rabbit Signed, 1960s, Italy
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in Vis, NL
Vintage rare Tommaso Barbi white ceramic rabbit. 1960s Made in Italy. This piece is in near excellent condition. An amazing and seldom piece.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

Siamese Cat Vintage Ceramic Sculpture by Piero Fornasetti 1960s Italy
By Fornasetti, Piero Fornasetti
Located in Rome, IT
Siamese cat with blu eyes sculpture in ceramic by the Italian Pietro Fornasetti. Made in Italy, circa 1960. The original stamp is still on the bottom (shown in pictures).  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic, Porcelain

Vintage Aldo Londi Bitossi Italian Modernist Ceramic Pair of Birds Sculptures
By Aldo Londi
Located in Pasadena, CA
Vintage pair of Aldo Londi for Bitossi bird sculptures, Italy, 1960s. Largest measurements are 14.5" by 8" by 4.5", both are unsigned. Birds do not detach from stands and will be shi...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

Ceramic Pitcher, Italy, Midcentury, Red, White and Black, circa 1950, Vintage
Located in New York, NY
Ceramic, midcentury pitcher from Italy, circa 1950. The color is red, white and black.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Pitchers

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Ceramic

Vintage Italian Ceramic Vide-Poche by Guido Gambone, circa 1950s
By Guido Gambone
Located in London, GB
Vintage Italian decorative ceramic vide-poche or ashtray by Guido Gambone (circa 1950s). Decorated on the inside with yellow and turquoise spiralling as well as straight lines and ci...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Ceramic

Vintage Italian Ceramic Candy Dish by Guido Gambone, circa 1950s
By Guido Gambone
Located in London, GB
Vintage Italian decorative ceramic candy dish by Guido Gambone (circa 1950s). A flying saucer shaped dish with cover is painted with alternating blue and turquoise stripes emanating ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Ceramic

Vintage Italian Marcello Fantoni Ceramic Handled Art Vase, circa 1960
By Marcello Fantoni
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
PLEASE NOTE: This piece is currently located in our Amsterdam office, please enquire for delivery times. A very stylish and unusual glazed ceramic handled vase by renowned Italian ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Piero Fornasetti Vintage Ceramic Canister Storage Jars, Italy Flour, Tea, 1960s
By Piero Fornasetti
Located in New York, NY
Piero Fornasetti vintage ceramic storage jars, Italy, 1960s. Flour, coffee, tea There is a sugar one as well from the same collection but the top is missing. Pictures upon request....
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Jars

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Ceramic

Huge Vintage Italian Ceramic Lamps in Blue Drip Glaze, Pair
Located in East Hampton, NY
These very tall original pair of 1960s ceramic table lamps have a rich blue drip glaze and sit on a silvered metal base. These are very tall lamps and can fill a large-scale space be...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Fabulous Restored Pair of Vintage Italian Ceramic Ginger Jar Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
A stellar pair of vintage ceramic ginger jar lamps, circa 1970. Raised horse motif adds lovely texture. Exceptional design, color and craftsmanship - just looking at them will bring ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage Decorative Bitossi Seta Ceramic Lidded Bottle Vessel, Made in Italy
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This beautiful vintage handcrafted ceramic bottle adds texture and a decorative touch to any room! Details: - Matte, textured glaze - Red glaze on interior - 18.5" tall - 4.5" diame...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Bottles

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Ceramic

Vintage Signed Tommaso Barbi White Ceramic and Brass Table Lighter, 1960s, Italy
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in Vis, NL
Vintage Tommaso Barbi, white ceramic and brass table lighter. Made in Italy, 1960s. An amazing and seldom piece in this condition. Some abrasion on the brass detail. Look carefu...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Vintage Rare Tommaso Barbi Black Ceramic Candle Holder Signed, 1960s, Italy
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in Vis, NL
Vintage Tommaso Barbi black ceramic candleholder. 1970s Made in Italy. This piece is in near excellent condition. no repairs or chips. An amazing and seldom piece.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Candle Stands

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Ceramic

Vintage Set of Seven Ceramic Storage Jars by Piero Fornasetti, Italy, circa 1960
By Piero Fornasetti
Located in London, GB
A rare set of beautifully colored decorative ceramic storage jars by Piero Fornasetti, circa 1960. Depicting seven different designs... tea, coffee, rice, paprika, cloves, cinnamon a...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Vintage Tommasi Barbi White Ceramic and Silver Large Ice Bucket, 1960s, Italy
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in Vis, NL
Vintage Tommaso Barbi white ceramic and silver ice bucket. 1960s Made in Italy. This piece is in good vintage condition. Please notice this item is large and heavy weight. A...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Brass

Vintage Painted Ceramic Dog Sculpture, 1960s
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Large and elegant hand painted ceramic sculpture of a sitting dog. Great decorative piece for a living room or entry hall. Very good condition, no chips or damages. 1960s - ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Painted Ceramic Dog Sculpture, 1960s
  • Vintage Painted Ceramic Dog Sculpture, 1960s
  • Vintage Painted Ceramic Dog Sculpture, 1960s
  • Vintage Painted Ceramic Dog Sculpture, 1960s
H 33.47 in. W 9.85 in. D 16.54 in.
‎Life-Size Italian Chihuahua Majolica Ceramic Dog Statue Figurine Vintage, 1980s
Located in Nürnberg, DE
Classic early 1980s Italian Chihuahua Majolica Ceramic dog statue figurine. Nice addition to your room or entry hall. Made of majolica ceramic, hand painted. Signed on the ground. Le...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Animal Sculptures

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Majolica

‎Life-Size Italian Siam Cat Majolica Ceramic Statue Figurine Vintage, 1970s
Located in Nürnberg, DE
Classic early 1970s Italian Siam cat Majolica ceramic statue figurine. Nice addition to your room or entry hall. Made of majolica ceramic, hand painted. Signed on the ground.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Majolica

Vintage Porcelain Ceramic Collie Dog Statue, 1970s
Located in The Hague, NL
Hand painted vintage collie real size figure. Beautiful decorative item fitting in every living room.       
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Porcelain Ceramic Collie Dog Statue, 1970s
  • Vintage Porcelain Ceramic Collie Dog Statue, 1970s
  • Vintage Porcelain Ceramic Collie Dog Statue, 1970s
  • Vintage Porcelain Ceramic Collie Dog Statue, 1970s
H 27.56 in. W 13.78 in. D 19.69 in.
Aldo Londi For Bitossi Feather Plume Ceramic Bowl Vintage
Located in North Miami, FL
This sculptural vintage Italian Aldo Londi for Bitossi ceramic bowl or vessel has gold painted teardrop like surround shapes on the exterior over white ceramic with a short sculptura...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Brass Folding Screen Featuring Inset Vintage Ceramic Panels
By John Salibello
Located in New York, NY
Twelve panel brass folding screen designed by John Salibello featuring inset vintage ceramic panels. Measured as shown.
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers

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Brass

Large Vintage Cracked Ecru Ceramic Lamp
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Tall vintage cracked Ecru ceramic lamp Chinese export cracked table lamp with polish brass fittings. Two light bulb sockets with adjustable finial. Rounded water gold leaf wood base ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Gold Leaf, Brass

1960s Vintage Table Lamp Refined Glass by Bae Ceramic Ltd, Made in Italy
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
1960s Italian glass table lamp with ceramic base. Sign on the bottom of the glass base (not visible). In very good conditions and perfectly functioning.
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian Vintage Round Yellow Terracotta Vase, 1970s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian vintage round yellow terracotta vase, 1970s No flaws, signed on the bottom. Measure: Height 40 cm.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Ico Parisi Style Italian Vintage Cabinet
By Ico Parisi
Located in Austin, TX
Italian vintage cabinet in the manner of Ico Parisi with ceramic handles and cartouche decorations by Richard Ginori. There are two doors and four drawers. It is made of sycamore. Th...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Ceramic, Sycamore

  • Ico Parisi Style Italian Vintage Cabinet
  • Ico Parisi Style Italian Vintage Cabinet
  • Ico Parisi Style Italian Vintage Cabinet
  • Ico Parisi Style Italian Vintage Cabinet
H 62.5 in. W 42 in. D 19 in.
Vintage Italian Monkey Pitcher with Bananas
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage Italian monkey pitcher. This monkey jug is holding a bunch of bananas. This Italian pitcher in the shape of an ape has the beautiful colors brown, yellow and green. This ca...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Pitchers

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Italian Monkey Pitcher with Bananas
  • Vintage Italian Monkey Pitcher with Bananas
  • Vintage Italian Monkey Pitcher with Bananas
  • Vintage Italian Monkey Pitcher with Bananas
H 10.04 in. W 5.71 in. D 8.67 in.
French Vintage Midcentury Gold Leaf Ceramic Vase, 1970s
Located in Paris, FR
French 20th century vintage statement ceramic vase of spherical design with gold leaf details and hues of green and blue. Signed Loyan at the base. France, circa 1960-1970s. ------...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Gold Leaf

Bitossi Glazed Mustard Ceramic Lidded Box with Fused Glass Mosaic Top Vintage
By Bitossi, Raymor
Located in North Miami, FL
This lovely vintage Bitossi for Raymor glazed ceramic round lidded box is from the 1960s and is Italian. It has the fused glass mosaic insert on the top. The rich color of the mustar...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic, Glass

Studio O.P.I. for Gabbianelli Vintage Ceramic Green Ashtray 'New Old Stock'
By Studio O.P.I., Gabbianelli
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Large vintage green Italian ceramic ashtray designed by Studio O.P.I. for Gabbianelli Ceramiche, made in Milan, Italy, circa 1970. Rare find in original box - new old stock item.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

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Ceramic

Vintage Italian Life Size Terracotta Leopard, 1960s
Located in Rochester, NY
Glazed terracotta life size leopard. Italian 1960's. Marked "Italy made for Weissman Imports".   
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Ceramic, Maiolica, Majolica, Terracotta

Vintage Raymor Ceramic Dish / Cigar Tray attrib to Enzo Borgini for Alvino Bagni
By Alvino Bagni
Located in Chicago, IL
Vintage Raymor ceramic dish / cigar tray Attributed to Enzo Borgini for Alvino Bagni, or possibly Gambone.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Vintage Sculpture Fish Table Lamp Golden Ceramic with Mirror Effect, 1970s
Located in Florence, IT
Vintage sculpture fish Italian table lamp golden ceramic with mirror effect and rectangular wood base, with our double-pleated handcrafted lampshades in double color chiffon (ivory o...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Wood

Large Vintage Italian Majolica Pottery Figurine of Pheasants Bird
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Large vintage Majolica pottery figurine of a pheasant's bird made in Italy.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Vintage Italian Bronze Toned Pottery Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A vintage pottery table lamp featured a bronze-colored finish over ceramic with fanciful embellishments. With antiqued brass hardware and resting on a walnut wood base. Marked made i...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Group of 3 Vintage Italian Opera Plate Genuine Piero Fornasetti Milano
By Piero Fornasetti
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Italian art pottery genuine Piero Fornasetti Milano, three opera plate. One of each of Falstaff, Madam Butterfly and The good Svejk Soldier. The 2 larger plates are 8.5" long...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Vintage Pottery Blue and Golden Ceramic by Aldo Londi for Bitossi, 1960s
By Aldo Londi, Bitossi
Located in Milano, IT
Pottery vase by Aldo Londi with gold motif and enamel for Bitossi Ceremiche of Italy. It is in excellent vintage condition without defects, chipping, cracks. Please see the photos. F...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Tall Mid-Century Moorish Style Modeline Ceramic Cutout Lamp Vintage Retro Rustic
By Nardini Studios
Located in Washington, DC
Massive Mid-Century Moorish style ceramic cutout lamp. Brass Stalk, Wooden Base and Cap. Lamp body approximately 34 inches tall. Ceramic Body possibly Italian, or Southern Californi...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italy Vintage Sable Color Sea Horse Wall Light
Located in Brescia, IT
This iconic Italian wall sconce in sable color ceramic, is in very good conditions. The back has some raw parts but they are not visible when wall-mounted. The style is following Ga...
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Late 20th Century Italian Post-Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Ceramic

  • Italy Vintage Sable Color Sea Horse Wall Light
  • Italy Vintage Sable Color Sea Horse Wall Light
  • Italy Vintage Sable Color Sea Horse Wall Light
  • Italy Vintage Sable Color Sea Horse Wall Light
H 14.18 in. W 7.49 in. D 5.91 in.
Vintage Black 1960s Ceramic Vases from Carlo Zauli, Set of Two
By Carlo Zauli
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This pair of glazed ceramic vases was manufactured by the pottery master Carlo Zauli in the 1960s. Irregular and rough surface is the hallmark of the artist. Hi Christophe, Measure:...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Pottery

Bitossi Vintage Vase Collection 'Rimini' Set of Ten, Italy, 1960s
By Bitossi, Aldo Londi
Located in Vienna, AT
Bitossi vintage vase collection 'Rimini' set of ten, Italy, 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Bright Orange Pitcher by Joseph Magnin Italy, Retro Barware, 1960s
By Joseph Magnin Co.
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Midcentury bright orange pitcher designed in the 1960s by Joseph Magnin. Vivid Italian pottery glazed orange retro barware pitcher with handle in a modern stylized form. The cerami...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Ceramic

Marvelous Pair of Vintage Italian Monkey Sculptures as Custom Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
A glorious pair of vintage Italian ceramic monkey figures as custom lamps. Exquisite hand-painted and glazed pieces with wonderfully expressive detail. Exceptional craftsmanship and ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Glass Butter Gold Seven Vintage Sconces Wall Lights 1970s Florence, Italy
Located in Vienna, AT
Butter glass and golden ceramic and metal details set of seven vintage sconces or wall lights, which were designed 1970s Florence, Italy. This elegant set of 7 sconces or wall light...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Pair of Tall Italian Vintage Hand Painted White Green Table Lamps, 1960s
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Exceptional pair of tall and curvy Italian Mid-Century Modern ceramic table lamps. White glazed base with hand painted tropical feel green leaves and caramel brown curved lines and o...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

1950s Italian Vintage Satin Chrome and Clear Crystal Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Antique four-tier cascading Murano glass curtain chandelier, entirely handcrafted in Italy. Each cut crystal glass drop is faceted to enhance reflections of light, the handmade steel...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel, Chrome

Vintage Piero Fornasetti Lighter Musical Instruments
By Piero Fornasetti
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A beautiful Piero Fornasetti ceramic and brass lighter from the "Musical Instruments" series, circa 1960s. Great vivid colors. A timeless classic.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Pottery

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Ceramic

Vintage Round Hand Painted Umbrella Stand
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage round hand painted umbrella stand. Large aqua and green flowers on white fields. Size: 8 “ D x 17.5” H.   
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Umbrella Stands

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Ceramic, Paint

1950s Vintage Coffee Table with Yellow Tiles Top
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
A 1950s yellow coffee table. Yellow ceramic tile top and iron structure. In very good conditions. Legs can be removed for delivery. Manufactured in Italy, all components are original...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Iron

  • 1950s Vintage Coffee Table with Yellow Tiles Top
  • 1950s Vintage Coffee Table with Yellow Tiles Top
  • 1950s Vintage Coffee Table with Yellow Tiles Top
  • 1950s Vintage Coffee Table with Yellow Tiles Top
H 18.51 in. W 35.04 in. D 22.05 in.
Vintage Piero Fornasetti Green Faux Malachite Plate, circa 1950
By Fornasetti
Located in London, GB
A rare and highly collectable faux malachite plate by Piero Fornasetti. Manufactured in the 1950s, this hand-colored decorative plate is one in a series of ‘faux malachite’ designs t...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dinner Plates

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Ceramic

Vintage Rimini Blue Ashtray Catch All by Aldo Londi for Bitosi, 1970s
By Aldo Londi, Alvino Bagni, Bitossi
Located in Miami, FL
Italian modern Rimini blue small ashtray by Aldo Londi for Bitossi. This series was created in 1959 for Bitossi. With a rustic brutalist look, this piece has a smooth soft touch. The...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

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Ceramic, Pottery

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Vintage Modern Italian Ceramic For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the vintage modern Italian ceramic you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of ceramic, metal and wood, every vintage modern Italian ceramic was constructed with great care. There are 136 variations of the antique or vintage vintage modern Italian ceramic you’re looking for, while we also have 2 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the vintage modern Italian ceramic you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each vintage modern Italian ceramic bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Scandinavian Modern hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one vintage modern Italian ceramic that is appealing in its simplicity, but Bitossi, Aldo Londi and Fornasetti produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Vintage Modern Italian Ceramic?

Prices for a vintage modern Italian ceramic can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $125 and can go as high as $38,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,231.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically-shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe mid-century modern American furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale, in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century designers caught the spirit.

Classically-oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb — who designed holistic groups of sleek, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern American furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.