Produced by Arden Nelson

teak ball
Indonesian decorative teak balls by Oly range from basketball-size to downright monumental (nearly three feet in diameter), $615 to $1,175, at Jayson Home and Garden, 1885 N. Clybourn Ave.
carved basswood deer head
Hand-carved basswood deer head by Roost looks at home over a mantel or anywhere else you hang your hat, $480, at Willow, 908 N. Damen Ave.
polished petrified stumps
Polished, Jurassic-era petrified wood stumps make excellent side tables (and make your other antiques look like spring chickens), $1,850 to $2,550, at Jayson Home and Garden.