Since our cave days, we humans have hung things on our walls—drawings, paintings, pictures, carpets, tapestries, elk heads, plates, posters, etc.
In the mid-20th Century, a modern, more-or-less abstract “wall
decor” emerged. These items were typically made of wood,
wire, ceramic, or metals, or some combination thereof. They
good-naturedly tipped their hats to tradition even while sometimes
poking fun at
it. The tall slim one in the middle has a candle holder, for crying out
The fabulous ceramic and wire number to the right is 5-1/2 inches deep and nearly five feet wide.