Animal motifs have long been a staple in both fashion and decorating. Embrace your wild side with these animal-inspired pieces.

Get your safari hat on, and check out our current selection of animal-inspired furniture, home goods, jewelry and more on Sotheby’s Home.

All About Alligator

Designed by architectural firm Charlap Hyman & Herrero, this abaca hemp rug in the shape of an alligator is pure fun.
Designer Tip: Use it in a hallway or guest bedroom to surprise and delight guests.

On the Prowl

Set with two marquise-shaped and five round diamonds, the classic Cartier panther pendant makes you queen of the jungle.
Designer Tip: Keep your outfit neutral and make this necklace the star of the show.

Monkey Business

Playful monkeys climb all over this jade-green pen shell box, handcrafted in the Philippines.
Designer Tip: Small accessories with incredible details make a desk, coffee table or side table look instantly chic.

It’s a Jungle Out There

Take a walk on the wild side with 1970s leopard print chairs that can’t be ignored.
Designer Tip: Take a risk by using bold prints in a smaller room, like a study or guest room.

Subtle Safari

Leopard print too bold for you? Try a more subtle animal print, like this cream and tan upholstered piece from Kate Spade.
Designer Tip: Consider this print an animal kingdom version of a stripe. Because of its neutral color palette, it goes with just about everything.

Fierce Feathers

A gorgeous feather motif adorns this hand-knotted rug, incorporating the beautiful sapphire-blue tones found on peacock feathers.
Designer Tip: Silk rugs have a gorgeous sheen, but are delicate. Don’t use them in high-traffic areas.

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