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


     Early practitioners of modernist design include the De Stijl (“The Style”) group, founded in the Netherlands in 1917, and the Bauhaus School, founded two years later in Germany. Followers of both groups produced sleek, spare designs—many of which became icons of daily life in the 20th century. The Modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics. While Bauhaus principles Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created furniture from mass-produced, chrome-plated steel, American visionaries like Charles and Ray Eames worked in materials as novel as molded plywood and fiberglass. Today, Breuer’s Wassily chair, Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chair, and the Eames’s Lounge chair are emblems of progressive design and vintage originals are prized cornerstones of collections.


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

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Modern/Contemporary Handmade Blackened Steel Table with Ceramic Puzzle Inset
Located in Bronx, NY
"Table No. 12 - Side Table" JM. Szymanski d. 2018 This table is a special collaboration with ceramicist and artist, Eric Bonnin. A unique ceramic puzzle is inset into the blackened ...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Modern Travertine Delta Shape Bookends Attr. to Fratelli Mannelli for Raymor
Located in Topeka, KS
Fabulous modern delta shaped pair of solid unfilled travertine book ends attributed to Fratelli Mannelli for Raymor. In wonderful vintage condition with a few nicks on the corners fr...
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Travertine

Tessellated Stone Abstract
Located in Houston, TX
A vintage tessellated travertine and marble abstract sculpture.
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20th Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Travertine, Marble

Sculptural Modern Geometric Coat Rack Handmade and Carved in Blackened Steel
Located in Bronx, NY
This dynamic coat stand also performs as sculpture. A solid cast sphere supports a slender stand which holds five-eight coats. Simple geometries and a unique frame make this a very e...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Contemporary Design 'Momentum standing wall sculpture" by Andredottir & Bobek
Located in copenhagen, DK
One of a kind, contemporary design, momentum standing wall sculpture embody the surface of lava stone and rocks. Made by the art and design duo Andredottir & Bobek They have in t...
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2010s Danish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Foam, Foam

Vintage Geometric Lucite Sculpture
Located in Laguna Hills, CA
1980s multicolored abstract Lucite table sculpture.
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20th Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Acrylic, Lucite

Stainless Steel "Ribbon" Sculpture by E. David Hershler
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful stainless steel ribbon sculpture by American artist Elijah David Herschler, the piece is to be hung from the ceiling. Good condition. Measurements: 28 long x 8" wide ...
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Late 20th Century North American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Stainless Steel

Freedom Chandelier Pendant Lamp Brass Metal Rock Crystal Stones Silvered Glass
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
Freedom pendant chandelier lamp a Light piece sculpture with rock crystal pieces, art glass silvered Sabrina Landini, brass antique finish, for elegant places it gives special ray of...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Rock Crystal, Brass

Oud Oil Holder "Minsharah Midkhan" by Dima Srouji
Located in Geneve, CH
Oud oil holder "Minsharah Midkhan" by Dima Srouji Hand blown glass vessel Dimensions: 10 x 10 x 13cm Material: Blown glass This oil holder includes perfume designed in collabo...
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2010s Palestinian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Blown Glass, Glass, Art Glass

Wild Coffee Tree Sculpture with Metal Base, Unique Piece, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Wild coffee tree sculpture with metal base, decorative object. A portion of a wild coffee tree becomes a fascinating decorative object. Unique piece. ART 114 Made in Italy: Ma...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Green Alien Canadian Jade Strange Bold Extraterrestrial Sculpture
Located in Milano, IT
Spectacular sculpture inspired in an unknown reality. A marvelous Canadian jade shaped in a pulish and stunning way. This sculpture represents everything we don't know. Jade was f...
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2010s Chinese Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Jade

Lafaiette S Wall Lamp in Breass
Located in Milan, Lombardy
Since the origin of Radar Interiors the founder, designer Bastien Taillard, has chosen to work on essential lines and a meticulous re-visitation of shapes combined with an in-depth r...
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2010s Polish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Brass

Lafaiette L Wall Lamp in Brass
Located in Milan, Lombardy
Since the origin of Radar Interiors the founder, designer Bastien Taillard, has chosen to work on essential lines and a meticulous re-visitation of shapes combined with an in-depth r...
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2010s Polish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Brass

Roxy Paine Scumak, 2011, Maroon / Burgundy Color, Mint Condition, Signed
Located in Kansas City, MO
Roxy Paine: Scumak from the show Scumaks and Dendroids, April 29–Aug. 28, 2011 at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. A sculpture-making machine designed by artist Roxy P...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Resin

Japanese Inspired Ivory Brown Sienna Handmade Ceramic Vase Wabi Sabi
Located in La Jolla, CA
Joseph Skoby is a Southern Californian whose work is inspired by the nature of his native state. His ceramics, created in his own lush garden, recall his intimate dance with the ocea...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Stoneware

Passage, Hand Carved and Polished Ebony Wood Boat Sculpture on Granite Base
Located in Chicago, IL
Ebony is a dense hardwood with a rich dark color and finely textured with a smooth surface when polished. This hand carved and shaped sculpture brings out the natural beauty of the w...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Wood, Ebony

KN03 by Luft Tanaka, Limited Edition Vessel, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This large limited edition vessel is handcrafted by the designer (and Souda's Co-Owner), Luft Tanaka. Each vessel is made to order with a process that involves casting liquid porcela...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Porcelain, Ceramic, Clay, Pottery

Modern Industrial Wall Sculpture with Cables and Black Wood, 3D Art
Located in Middle Grove, NY
This wall hung sculpture features a woven basket of stainless steel cable which leaps off the wall nearly 12". The corners are machined from solid aluminium. This sculpture creates t...
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Early 2000s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Aluminum, Stainless Steel

Sommercalmo 83, a Unique glass Vase in clear, black & orange by Vic Bamforth
Located in London, GB
Sommercalmo 83 is a unique handblown sculptural vase by the British artist Vic Bamforth. Striking black and orange meet and are encased in clear glass to create this stunning piece. ...
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2010s British Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

Ajax, a Unique clear, cream & taup / camel Glass Sculpture by Cathryn Shilling
Located in London, GB
Ajax is a unique glass sculpture by the British artist Cathryn Shilling. The interior figure is free-blown glass which is wrapped in kiln-formed glass cane 'fabric' created in cream,...
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2010s British Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

Midnight Quillon, a Unique Glass Sculpture by James Devereux & David Patchen
Located in London, GB
Midnight Quillon is a unique solid glass sculpture made in collaboration between the British artist James Devereux and the American artist David Patchen. Patchen's work is known for ...
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2010s European Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Furniture Sculpture "Cabinet-Man" Solid Wood, One of Kind
Located in Dietmannsried, Bavaria
This cabinet sculpture was created by the German sculptor and furniture maker Eckehard Weimann. An abstract human represents this furniture. The head of fused maple with turned fla...
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2010s German Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Walnut, Ash, Pearwood, Oak

Modern Shell "Origami" Solid Wood
Located in Dietmannsried, Bavaria
Handmade wooden bowl "Origami" like a folded paper this object works. The solid wood is kinked glued and fine worked. Wood species here oak. Oiled surface. Very decorative and...
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21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Ash, Cherry, Oak, Walnut, Wood

Bronze Architectural Sculpture Objects Desk Accessories Set of 3 Vintage
Located in North Miami, FL
This set of 3 heavy bronze architectural and sculptural desk elements and or objects are amazing. They are signed but not legible and are from the 1970s. They make a great presence a...
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1970s French Vintage Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

Set of Three Kawa Vessels by Luft Tanaka, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This set of three Kawa Vessels includes three pieces handcrafted by the designer (and Souda's Co-Owner), Luft Tanaka. The price includes all 3 vessels. Each set is made to order with...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Porcelain, Pottery

KN01 by Luft Tanaka, Limited Edition Vessel, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This large limited edition vessel is handcrafted by the designer (and Souda's Co-Owner), Luft Tanaka. Each vessel is made to order with a process that involves casting liquid porcela...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Porcelain, Ceramic, Clay, Pottery

Art Piece No 3894 Limited Edition Glass Sculpture for Iittala by Tapio Wirkkala
Located in London, GB
Art Piece No 3894 is a limited edition artwork in clear, light and dark brown by Tapio Wirkkala for iittala. Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) was a multitalented design genius, widely con...
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2010s Finnish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

Korean Glass with Gold 9, a Sculpture in porcelain and glass by Choi Keeryong
Located in London, GB
Korean Glass with Gold 9 is a unique sculpture by the South Korean artist Choi Keeryong. Created from cast and cut glass combined with porcelain, the piece is finished with elegant d...
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2010s British Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Art Glass, Porcelain

I Was S, a Unique Multicolored Heavy Glass Sculpture by Fredrik Nielsen
Located in London, GB
I was S, is a unique clear and multicolored glass sculpture by the Swedish artist Fredrik Nielsen. The artist literally freehand sculpts his glass to create these monumental artworks...
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2010s Swedish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

Cadence by Kreadiano
Located in Geneve, CH
Cadence by Kreadiano 2020 Limited edition of 7 + 1AP Numbered and signed Dimensions: W 76 x D 2.5 x H 111 cm Materials: Plaster, marble dust, pigments and glazes Each piece i...
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2010s German Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Marble

Moeraki Hybrid Sculptural Room-Divider - Albane Salmon
Located in Geneve, CH
Moeraki Hybrid Sculptural Room-Divider - Albane Salmon Solid sycamore wood, partly dyed, oil fnish, H. 195 x L. 186 x P. 180 cm. One of a kind. Variations possible on demand I...
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2010s European Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Sycamore

Contemporary Italian Aqua Blue Red Yellow Murano Glass Mosaic Sculpture Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary modern Murano Art Glass abstract sculpture lamp, a decorative illuminated curved glass panel on a black lacquered metal base, realized as a colorful Mosaic, tones of azu...
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2010s Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Large Kawa Bowl with Gold Glaze by Luft Tanaka, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This listing is for a large Kawa Bowl with a gold glaze. The glaze on this bowl contains actual gold and it’s made by hand in Brooklyn by the designer (and Souda's Co-Owner), Luft Ta...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Gold

Fin Trivets from Souda, Silver, in Stock
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Made using a manufacturing process utilized for railways, medical devices and electronics, the fin trivets bring an industrial touch to your tabletop. Both durable and multi-function...
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2010s Chinese Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Aluminum, Metal

Louise Nevelson Style Dimensional Wood Box Sculpture
Located in North Miami, FL
This amazing and intricate carved wood box sculpture that stands tabletop is signed and dated. The signature is not terribly legible but is dated 1996. It is in the style of Louise N...
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1990s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Hardwood, Paint

Flame Vase, a pink, orange, auburn & clear unique glass vase by Nigel Coates
Located in London, GB
The flame vase is a large and heavy handblown sculptural glass vase, created using auburn, pink, orange and clear glass trails on the surface. Blown by British master blower Simon Mo...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

21st Century Karim Rashid Queen Vase Murano Glass Various Colors
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Karim Rashid Queen vase Murano glass various colors Queen designed by Karim Rashid is a curvaceous vase that combine regality with visual wit. Proposed in combination w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Murano Glass

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

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Murano Glass

One of a Kind Kawa Bowl by Luft Tanaka, Ceramic, Porcelain, in Stock
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This is a one of a kind Kawa bowl designed and made by Luft Tanaka. To make this piece: -Luft collected scrap leather and sewed it freeform to make a small bowl-shaped mold. -Li...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Porcelain, Pottery

Set of Five Kawa Vases by Luft Tanaka, Made to Order
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This limited edition batch of Kawa vases includes five original shapes handcrafted by the designer (and Souda's Co-Owner), Luft Tanaka. Each vase included has been made by casting li...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Porcelain, Pottery

Corsica Tower Sculpted by Vince Skelly
Located in Geneve, CH
Corsica tower sculpted by Vince Skelly Dimensions: H 127 x W 30 x D 30 cm Materials: Oak All of his works are hand-sculpted by Vince Skelly from a single Block, thus the item wi...
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2010s American Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Oak

Contemporary Design 'Artificial Nature' Christal, Vase by Andredottir & Bobek
Located in copenhagen, DK
One of a kind - Contemporary Design Christal - Vase by Andredottir & Bobek Artificial Nature is a collaboration between the artist and design duo Josephine Andredottir and Emilie Bo...
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2010s Danish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Foam

Stratiform Cobaltum Zanfirico 001, a unique blue glass sculpture by Liam Reeves
Located in London, GB
Stratiform Cobaltum Zanfirico 001 is a unique handblown glass vessel with fine filigree cane detail created by the British artist Liam Reeves. Handblown in colbalt blue and white col...
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2010s British Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

White Pearl Pitcher II, a unique white Glass Sculpture by Fredrik Nielsen
Located in London, GB
The White Pearl Pitcher II is a unique white glass sculpture with a lustrous finish by the Swedish artist Fredrik Nielsen. The artist literally freehand sculpts his glass to create t...
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2010s Swedish Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass

Coral Sculpture by Edizione Limitata
Located in Geneve, CH
Coral sculpture by Edizione Limitata Limited edition of 15+3 Designers: Simone Fanciullacci Dimensions: H 42 × W 12 × L 20 cm Materials: Travertine, metal Edizione Limitata, ...
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2010s Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Travertine, Metal

Nuit Blanche Stoneware Sculpture by Elisa Uberti
Located in Geneve, CH
Nuit Blanche stoneware sculpture by Elisa Uberti Materials: Stoneware Dimensions: 43.5 x 33 x 14.5 cm After fifteen years in fashion, Elisa Uberti decides to take the time to wo...
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2010s French Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Stoneware

Arnoldo Pomodoro Bronze Sculptural Italian Box Vintage
Located in North Miami, FL
This sculptural hallmarked fantastic signed Italian vintage bronze 2-part box is by Arnaldo Pomodoro. It has abstract raised forms on top giving both an organic and artistic textural...
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1970s Italian Vintage Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

Modern Rilla Mirror by Larissa Batista
Located in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul
A new kind of mirror design, Rilla is composed by a circular shape in wood. All the tradition get better with innovation, so Rilla is an example of this. Dimensions: 105cm x 92cm.
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21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Wood

Vase Sculpture White Statuary Marble from Carrara by Pieruga Marble
Located in Ancona, Marche
Important sculptural vase carved by hand from a solid block of Statuary marble. Vase dimension: L 51 W 30 H 44 cm, available in different marbles. Limited edition of 35. The precious...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Marble

Bowl Sculpture Grey Stone Italian Contemporary Design by Pieruga Marble
Located in Ancona, Marche
"Elegant and light, it seems to drift through the placid waters of the lagoon". Gondola, big elegant bowl, hand-sculpted from a solid block of Pietra Brown. Bowl dimensions: Medium L...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Stone

Vase Sculpture Black Marquina Marble Contemporary Italian Design
Located in Ancona, Marche
Important sculptural vase carved by hand from a solid block of Marquina marble. Vase dimension: L 51 W 30 H 44 cm, available in different marbles. Limited edition of 35. Each vase i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Marble

Vase Sculpture in White Statuary Marble from Carrara by Pieruga Marble
Located in Ancona, Marche
Important sculptural vase carved by hand from a solid block of Statuary marble. Vase dimension: L 39 W 16.5, H 50 cm. Available in different marbles. Limited edition of 35. The preci...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Marble

Vase Sculpture in White Statuary Marble from Carrara Italian Contemporary Design
Located in Ancona, Marche
Important sculptural vase carved by hand from a solid block of Statuary marble. Vase dimension: L 39 W 16.5, H 50 cm. Available in different marbles. Limited edition of 35. The preci...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Marble

Vase Sculpture in White Carrara Marble Italian Contemporary Design
Located in Ancona, Marche
Important sculptural vase carved by hand from a solid block of white Carrara marble. Vase dimension: L 39 W 16.5, H 50 cm. Available in different marbles. Limited edition of 35. Eac...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Marble

Decorative Bowl Sculpture Brown Stone Accessory Italian Contemporary Design
Located in Ancona, Marche
"Elegant and light, it seems to drift through the placid waters of the lagoon". Gondola, big elegant bowl, hand-sculpted from a solid block of Pietra brown. Bowl dimensions: Big L 65...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Stone

Vase Sculpture in Black Marquina Marble Italian Contemporary Design
Located in Ancona, Marche
Important sculptural vase carved by hand from a solid block of Marquina marble. Vase dimension: L 39 W 16.5, H 50 cm. Available in different marbles. Limited edition of 35. Each va...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Marble

Sculpture Vase Marble White Carrara Italian Contemporary Design
Located in Ancona, Marche
Important sculptural vase carved by hand from a solid block of white Carrara marble. Vase dimension: L 28, W 19, H 61 cm, available in different marbles. Limited edition of 35. Ea...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Marble

Handmade Bench Sculpture Stainless Steel Limited Edition Design Italy
Located in Ancona, Marche
Bench 'Get Lost!' is made of mirror polished stainless steel. Bench dimension: L 257, W 68, H 45cm. Peter Marino selected this sculptural bench for the new flagship store Dior in Lon...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Stainless Steel