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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 The Modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics.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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Henri Collomb, French Artist 20th Century, “Couple Dansant”
Located in Belmont, MA
Henri Collomb, French artist (1905-?), “Couple Dansant” (Dancing couple), walnut hand carved. The sculpture has a monogram and is dated 192... It ships from Germany. Henri Col...
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1920s French Vintage Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Walnut

Ray Marble Pendant Light by On.Entropy, in Seamless White Marble
Located in Athens, GR
Ray pendant light highlights the translucency of marble and its unique crystalline quality. It consists of a seamless volume of marble with no cables other than suspension wires....
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2010s Greek Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Marble

Henri Collomb, French Artist 20th Century, “Nu Féminin Allongé”
Located in Belmont, MA
Henri Collomb, French artist (1905-?), “Nu féminin allongé (Lying female nude), walnut hand carved. The sculpture has a signature. It ships from Germany. Henri Collomb was bor...
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1920s French Vintage Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Walnut

In Stock in Los Angeles, Minnie Mouse Black or Gold, Pop Sculpture Figurine
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. Minnie mouse black / gold, pop sculpture figurine Measures: Height 11.8 (30 cm) Made in Fran...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Chrome

Particle Table Lamp by on.entropy, in Seamless White Marble and Bronze
Located in Athens, GR
In Particle table lamp, on.entropy mines the modern design potential of this classical material, by transforming the austerity of raw marble into a warm and bright lamp. Cubicle ...
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2010s Greek Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Marble

21st Century Child Lamp Light by Marcantonio, White Painted Fiberglass Resin
Located in Cesena, IT
"Before the Beginning" Child with chandelier Lamp, by Marcantonio. White Painted Fiberglass Resin. Maria Teresa style chandelier, 1 bulb. I created "Before the Beginning" the ch...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Brass

Contemporary Design 'Meadow Blocks Side Table, by Andredottir & Bobek
Located in copenhagen, DK
One-off a kind - Contemporary Design, Meadow Block side tables embody the surface of stone and rocks. Made by the art and design duo Andredottir & Bobek They have in this collect...
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2010s Danish Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Foam

In Stock in Los Angeles, Minnie Mouse Red / Gold, Pop Sculpture Figurine
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. Minnie mouse red / gold, pop sculpture figurine Measures: Height 11.8" (30 cm) Made in Franc...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Chrome

In Stock in Los Angeles, Donald Duck Original Pop Sculpture Figurine
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. Donald Duck original pop sculpture figurine Measures: Height 10.6" (27 cm) Made in France
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plastic

In Stock in Los Angeles, Mickey Mouse Navy Blue & Gold, Pop Sculpture Figurine
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. Mickey mouse, glossy navy blue with gold ears accent, gold pop sculpture figurine Measures: ...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plastic

Ambrogio Pozzi Ceramic Sculpture Model Face by Superego Editions, Italy
Located in Milan, Italy
Ceramic sculpture model Face, Faces collection, designed by Ambrogio Pozzi and produced by Superego Editions. Limited edition of 50 pieces. Signed and numbered.
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Early 2000s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Lladro Naturofantastic Candlestick with Multi Design by Marco Antonio Noguerón
Located in New York, NY
Candlestick with a multicolored porcelain design decorated with natural handmade motifs. Lladró's Naturofantastic collection is inspired by lush plant forms to create a luminous and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Alessandro Mendini Ceramic Sculpture Model Proust by Superego Editions, Italy
Located in Milan, Italy
The famous Proust in miniaturized ceramic of the "Proust-Decorate Collection", designed by Alessandro Mendini e produced by Superego Editions. Limited edition of 35 copies. Signed an...
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Early 2000s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

'Bursting the Bounds / Back of Man' by Donald De Lue, Society of Medallists
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
'Bursting the Bounds / Back of Man' by Donald De Lue Donald De Lue (American, 1900-1988) Society of Medallists bronze medal "Bursting the Bounds / Back of Man," Signed "DeLue" o...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Hermès Eye of Cleopatra Magnifier Desk Accessory or Paperweight Vintage
Located in North Miami, FL
This always conversational and clever signed Hermes Cleopatra eye magnifier and or paperweight is gold-plated and glass. It is vintage from the 1960s. It was designed by Jean Cocteau...
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1960s French Vintage Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Gold Plate

Mission Pendant Light by on.Entropy, in Seamless White Marble and Satin Bronze
Located in Athens, GR
In Mission pendant light, on.entropy mines the contemporary design potential of a classical material. Missions consists of a seamless volume of marble and a satin mat bronze frame...
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2010s Greek Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Marble

21st Century Filippo Feroldi Medium Vase Murano Glass Various Colors
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Filippo Feroldi ZUCCA medium vase murano glass various colors. Designed by Filippo Feroldi, the Zucche set came from the desire to create a vase that can exist as an ob...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Murano Glass

21st Century Filippo Feroldi Small Vase Murano Glass Various Colors
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Filippo Feroldi Zucchino small vase Murano glass various colors. Designed by Filippo Feroldi, the Zucche set came from the desire to create a vase that can exist as an ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Murano Glass

21st Century Filippo Feroldi Large Vase Murano Glass Various Colors
Located in Brembate di Sopra (BG), IT
21st century Filippo Feroldi Zuccone large vase Murano glass various colors. Designed by Filippo Feroldi, the Zucche set came from the desire to create a vase that can exist as an o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Murano Glass

Pop Comic Artistic Murano Glass Sculpture
Located in Murano, VE
Sheriff, is a blown glass pop comic figurine with a passion for comedy. Created by Roberto Beltrami, in Murano glass.
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2010s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Murano Glass

Pop Comic Artistic Murano Glass Sculpture Rhino
Located in Murano, VE
Gangsta Rhino is a blown glass pop comic figurine with a passion for comedy. Created by Roberto Beltrami, in Murano glass.
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2010s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Murano Glass

Artistic Handmade Murano Glass Sculpture Aquamarine Turtle
Located in Murano, VE
A modern artistic acquatic turtle sculpture . Handmade in Murano.
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2010s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Murano Glass

Pop Comic Artistic Murano Glass Sculpture King Lion
Located in Murano, VE
King lion, is a blown glass pop comic figurine with a passion for comedy. Created by Roberto Beltrami, in Murano glass.
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2010s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Murano Glass

Artistic Handmade Murano Glass Sculpture Epic Hand
Located in Murano, VE
A modern Murano glass sculpture portraying an epic hand . Dark Amber with blue Sphere.
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2010s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Murano Glass

Pop Comic Artistic Murano Glass Sculpture Bull
Located in Murano, VE
Fighting bull, is a blown glass pop comic figurine with a passion for comedy. Created by Roberto Beltrami, in Murano glass.
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2010s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Murano Glass

Pop Comic Artistic Murano Glass Sculpture
Located in Murano, VE
Heedless beaver, is a blown glass pop comic figurine with a passion for comedy. Created by Roberto Beltrami, in Murano glass.
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2010s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Murano Glass

Artistic Handmade Murano Glass Sculpture Gold Soul
Located in Murano, VE
A modern sculpture portraying the soul of a glass man. Core of black glass with 24-karat gold leaf Sommerso with clear glass.
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2010s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Murano Glass

Lamp Modern Transparent Cubic Acrylic Glass and Leather Contemporary Design
Located in Ancona, Marche
The table lamp Cosa Nostra is an sculptural lamp made in a highly polished acrylic glass and with a base in leather. Table lamp dimension: L 25 x W 25 x H 27cm. Source of illuminatio...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plexiglass, Leather

Forged Sculpture 'Encounter', Family Series by German Blacksmith H. Zimmermann
Located in Stuttgart, DE
Forged sculpture "Encounter" from the sculpture series "Family". In a strong contrast of emotion and material, German blacksmith and professor for metal arts in Sweden, Heiner Zim...
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21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Steel

Sculpture 'Father and Child', Family Series by German Blacksmith H. Zimmermann
Located in Stuttgart, DE
Forged sculpture "Father and Child" from the sculpture series "Family". In a strong contrast of emotion and material, German blacksmith and professor for metal arts in Sweden, Hei...
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21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Steel

Sculpture 'Birth' of the 'Family' Series by German Blacksmith H. Zimmermann
Located in Stuttgart, DE
Forged sculpture "Birth" from the sculpture series "Family". In a strong contrast of emotion and material, German blacksmith and professor for metal arts in Sweden, Heiner Zimmerm...
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21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Steel

HOLLY HUNT Hunters Totem in Wood, Cotton & Rope by Christian Astuguevieille
Located in Chicago, IL
HOLLY HUNT Hunters totem in wood, cotton & rope by Christian Astuguevieille Additional Information: Materials: Wood, cotton & rope Dimensions: 10.5 W x 99 H inch Note: Unique scul...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Rope

Seletti "Memorabilia" Porcelain My Crown
Located in New York, NY
From its very first year in 1964, Seletti in Cicognara, Mantova, has followed its principle of professionality service and constant research to strive for betterness innovation and o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Seletti "Memorabilia" Porcelain My Robot
Located in New York, NY
From its very first year in 1964, Seletti in Cicognara, Mantova, has followed its principle of professionality service and constant research to strive for betterness innovation and o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Seletti "Memorabilia" Porcelain My Skull
Located in New York, NY
From its very first year in 1964, Seletti in Cicognara, Mantova, has followed its principle of professionality service and constant research to strive for betterness innovation and o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Seletti "Memorabilia" Porcelain My Spaceship
Located in New York, NY
From its very first year in 1964, Seletti in Cicognara, Mantova, has followed its principle of professionality service and constant research to strive for betterness innovation and o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Seletti "Memorabilia" Porcelain My Gun
Located in New York, NY
From its very first year in 1964, Seletti in Cicognara, Mantova, has followed its principle of professionality service and constant research to strive for betterness innovation and o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Elephant Animal Figure in Black Biscuit Porcelain by Nymphenburg
Located in New York, NY
If one is to compare this elephant designed by August Göhring in 1936 with its older brothers, it soon becomes clear why it was decided to produce the young bull Edward in black bisc...
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21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Lladro The Guest Figurine Small Model by Ricardo Cavolo
Located in New York, NY
This piece is the contribution by the prestigious designer Ricardo Cavolo to The Guest, the creative project inviting cutting-edge artists from around the world to customize this fas...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Lladro Guest Little Figurine by Lladró Atelier
Located in New York, NY
This porcelain piece is a bold new version of the character created by Jaime Hayon for the collection The Guest by Lladró Atelier. Bold and innovative creations, with surprising deco...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Lladro Naturofantastic Vase in Multi-Color by Marco Antonio Noguerón
Located in New York, NY
Vase with a multicolored porcelain design decorated with natural handmade motifs. Lladró's Naturofantastic collection is inspired by lush plant forms to create a luminous and warm fa...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Sea Woman Handamade Ceramic Vase Made in Italy
Located in ROCCAVIVARA CB, IT
The best of Italian craftsmanship is represented in this amazing vase handmade and hand painted Ceramic made in Italy
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Lladro The Guest Figurine Large Model by Jaime Hayon
Located in New York, NY
A glossy porcelain figurine created by Jaime Hayon for the collection The Guest by LLadró Atelier with a base attached to the piece. The Guest is a piece created by Jaime Hayon for T...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Mermaid Handmade Ceramic Vase Made in Italy
Located in ROCCAVIVARA CB, IT
The best of Italian craftsmanship is represented in this amazing vase handmade and hand painted Ceramic made in Italy.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Lladro The Masquerade III Bud Vase by Jaime Hayon
Located in New York, NY
Glossy porcelain candleholder designed by Jaime Hayon with modern design and touches of gilded sheen. Like all the pieces in Jaime Hayon's The Fantasy Collection, this creation arise...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Wave Business Card Holder from Souda, Copper, in Stock
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This listing includes 1 Wave Business card holder in a copper finish. Add some polish to your desktop with the Wave Business card holder. Geometric, minimal and poetic, this deskt...
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2010s Chinese Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Copper, Steel, Metal

Sculptural Farewell Gold Wall Sconces, Hand Polished Brass, Art Lighting
Located in Oporto, PT
These pieces are the greatest symbol of farewell. The waving gesture that is lost in the distance, leaving tears of sadness on those who are departing. But it is, above all, the expr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Brass, Brass

Bruno Zach Deco Bronze Sculpture, 1925, Native American Subject
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Beautifully cast deco Austrian bronze titled: “Indian Brave on Charging Horse.” Sitting on a marble plinth. Bruno Zach (1891-1945) was a sculptor known for his female subjects and ...
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Early 20th Century Austrian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

In Stock in Los Angeles, Mickey Mouse Original Color, Pop Sculpture Figurine
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. Mickey mouse original color, sculpture figurine Measures: Height 11.8" (30 cm) Made in France
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Plastic

Medium Textured White Contemporary Handmade Ceramic Vase/ Wabi Sabi Hand Carved
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 Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Stoneware

Textured Natural White / Brown Handmade Ceramic, Sculpture / Mid-Century Modern
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 Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Clay, Stoneware

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 Figurative Sculptures

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Art Glass, Blown Glass

The Skull, Ceramic, Silver Soften Black, Italy
Located in Quinto di Treviso, Treviso
VG participates in creating very distinct environments, spaces in which you can escape from reality; to seek refuge whilst expressing your personality; spaces in which you can breath...
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2010s Italian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Modern Signed Abstract Carved Wood Female or Male Torso Sculpture on Swivel
Located in Studio City, CA
Beautiful, abstract figural, hand carved wood sculpture of female nude torso on swivel (appears to be male torso when viewed at different angle). Signed by the artist under the base....
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1970s American Vintage Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

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 Figurative Sculptures

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Stoneware

Alone, Set of Three TOTEM Sculptures, Bronze, Figurative, Tribal Influence
Located in Chicago, IL
Set of three bronze totems on base, Tribal influence sculpture by Steve Turner. This minimal sculpture was first carved in wood then cast in bronze. The wood grain is visible in the ...
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2010s American Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze, Bronze

Contemporary Design 'Thinking Space - Stool , by Andredottir & Bobek
Located in copenhagen, DK
One-off a kind - Contemporary Design, Thinking space - stool, made by the art and design duo Andredottir & Bobek They have in this collection imitated landscape with artificial ma...
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2010s Danish Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Foam, Ash

Plaster of Paris and Mixed-Media Fragmented Abstract Torso Sculpture
By TMS
Located in North Miami, FL
This fabulous fragmented abstract plaster of Paris and resin composition female torso sculpture has many different views and forms. It is signed Copyright TMS 2005. It is headless bu...
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Early 2000s American Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Composition