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How can you tell if furniture is mid century?

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How can you tell if furniture is mid century?
To tell if furniture is mid-century modern, examine the piece, looking for labels and markings that indicate who produced it. Then, consult trusted online resources to determine when the maker was active and what styles of furniture they made. Iconic mid-century modern furniture designers include Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, Milo Baughman, Florence Knoll, Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi. A knowledgeable dealer or certified appraiser can help you determine if a particular piece is genuine mid-century modern or a reproduction. Shop a range of mid-century modern furniture on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
Dillingham Mid Century Bookmatched Highboy Dresser
By Dillingham Manufacturing Company
Located in Countryside, IL
Dillingham Mid Century Bookmatched Highboy Dresser This highboy measures: 38 wide x 19 deep x 48.5
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Wood

Dillingham Mid Century Surfboard Walnut Dining Table
By Dillingham Manufacturing Company
Located in Countryside, IL
Dillingham mid century surfboard walnut dining table This table measures: 58 wide x 40 deep x 30
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

Materials

Walnut

Dillingham Mid Century Pecky Cypress Nightstands - Pair
By Dillingham Manufacturing Company
Located in Countryside, IL
Dillingham Mid Century Pecky Cypress Nightstands - Pair These nightstands are 26 wide x 15 deep x
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

Materials

Cypress

Mid Century Modern 6 Drawer Dresser by Dillingham Walnut & Pecky Cypress
By Dillingham Manufacturing Company
Located in Topeka, KS
Fabulous vintage Mid Century Modern 6 drawer dresser by Dillingham Manufacturing Company. Comprised
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut, Cypress

Mid Century Modern Framed Arch Mirror by Dillingham Pecky Cypress Walnut Trim
By Dillingham Manufacturing Company
Located in Topeka, KS
Lovely vintage Mid Century Modern framed arch mirror by Dillingham Manufacturing Company. Comprised
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mirror, Walnut, Cypress

Mid-Century Modern Dillingham Walnut Record Cabinet /Side End Table
By Dillingham Manufacturing Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Mid-Century Modern Dillingham Walnut Record Cabinet /Side End Table This mid century modern
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Walnut

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