The Best Objet d’Art Accessories to Instantly Upgrade Your Home
It is important now, more than ever, to underscore the benefits of creating a beautiful and relaxing home space. Whether you’re a minimalist or a maximalist, incorporating a unique objet d’art into your space is likely the easiest way to instantly, and easily, transform your environment. Enrich your home with a bevy of rarified pieces in an array of materials and graphic designs to add a personalized touch of style to your living space.
From a retro-inspired, acrylic candy bowl (a material widely regarded as the material of the future in the 1970s) to a candle holder that melds industrial components with a handwrought feel, consider our top edit of objet d’art pieces a must-see for anyone who wants to finish their space with a highly-curated feel.
Icona Sculpture: Renowned designer Kelly Wearstler is known for creating multi-faceted and experiential milieus and expansive collections of lifestyle product designs, including this Icona Sculpture. Expertly handcrafted in natural bronze, this novelty sculpture stands atop of a solid cerused oak base, and will make you feel like an Academy Award winner with its gilded hue and distinctive look.
Porcelain Ashtrays “Snake” Gray: This immaculately-crafted porcelain ashtray features a serpent motif, symbolic of eternal love, desire, and luck. The quality porcelain seamlessly combines with directional imagery to make this ashtray an arbiter of good fortune and sure-fire high design.
Manhattan Bowl with Lid: Since its inception, Saint-Louis Crystal's creations have been heralded as the very best in France and around the world. The generational craftsmen and glassblowers that create the crystal designs possess an irreplaceable knowledge that has been passed down through the decades. This Manhattan Bowl with Lid is core to the brand’s ethos, as functional as it is decorative, this bowl is mouth-blown, hand-cut, and hand-decorated using silver-plated metal. Able to hold ingredients for amazing cocktails or a medley of snacks to accompany them, this is the perfect hyper- luxe addition to any home.
Coral Box Bronze: Ricciocaprese is a brand from the well-known Neapolitan firm of Majello, which was founded in 1867 and became renowned for its famous Capodimonte ceramics. This Coral Box, rendered in bronze, speaks to the brand’s storied history vis-à-vis a sea-inspired objet d’art with an artful, coral-shaped cover. Perfect for storing small items or placing on your coffee table, this nautical piece fuses remarkable craftsmanship and an ecocentric sensibility.
Black Marble Box: The definition of a must-have objet d’art, this Black Marble Box is expertly made with black Marquina marble, a high-quality, black stone from a region in the North of Spain, and white Carrara marble, which helms from the eponymous city in the northernmost tip of Tuscany. Use this objet d’art to add a dose of artful style and store an amalgam of objects in your home.
Marble Candle Holder: One of the most unique pieces to own is this Marble Candle Holder, which is impeccably crafted from white Carrara marble. The stunning, natural vein cuts inherent to the luxurious marble blend to create subtle, yet distinctive, patterns. Whether it sits alone as a graphic, standout piece or is used to hold a large candle, this objet d’art possesses distinctive materiality and a geometric-inspired silhouette that exudes chic sophistication.
Mult8 PVC Candle Holder in White: For years, De Vecchi has innovated the silverware tradition by way of its own creative design language, which is based on the reflective qualities of the material itself. This collection culls inspiration from the desire to find a way to combine an industrial component with a handmade object. Crafted from materials that are conventionally kept in separate spheres, this candle holder makes for a uniquely, juxtaposed piece that is sure to make a refined statement.
Marble Dish: The table dish just got a serious upgrade. A certifiable kid- and adult-friendly essential, this Marble Dish is able to be filled to the brim with everything from snacks and treats to an assortment of objects that invariably end up scattered around your home.
Zoo Duck: Unique and timeless know-how combine in all of Baccarat’s rarified pieces. This Zoo Duck fits the bill with its skillfully-designed white porcelain base made with a scalloped motif, which is juxtaposed by a glass top and brilliant gold finish. The figurines are individually numbered and signed by Jaime Hayon and Baccarat on the underside of the porcelain base to make this a truly collectible objet d’art.