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Japanese Antique Pottery Jar/1500s/"Shigaraki Ware"/Wabisabi Vase
Located in Sammu-shi, Chiba
This is a Japanese pottery called "Shigaraki ware". Shigaraki is a historical kiln located in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. (Shigaraki Kiln is marked with a red circle on the map.) It is ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Japanese Other Vases

Materials

Pottery

c. 1300-1500s Bronze Buddha From Aytthaya, Thailand
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
Bronze Buddha from Historic City of Ayutthaya, Thailand, circa 1300-1500s. Found in the ruins of
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Antique 16th Century Thai International Style Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Rare Italian Antique Chair, 1500s
Located in Milano, IT
Beautiful and very rare Italian antique chair from the 1500s. In finely crafted walnut wood, red
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Antique 16th Century Italian Rococo Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Walnut

Rare Italian Antique Chair, 1500s
Rare Italian Antique Chair, 1500s
H 48.04 in W 24.02 in D 16.93 in
Japanese antique pottery "Echizen ware" Large Jar/1500s/Rare large vase
Located in Sammu-shi, Chiba
of them. This large Echizen ware pot was made around 1500. The period is from the late Muromachi
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Antique 16th Century Japanese Other Jars

Materials

Pottery

Spanish Silver Cob Coin circa 1500s Set in Rope Accented 22 Karat Gold Bezel
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Spanish silver cob coin (circa 1500's), 2 Reale, Phillip II, set within a custom rounded 22 karat
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Antique 16th Century Spanish Collectible Jewelry

Materials

Gold, Silver

1500s Elizabethan Sterling Silver Communion Chalice and Paten
By Robert Medley
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare antique Elizabethan English sterling silver communion chalice and paten; an addition to our diverse religious silverware collection. This...
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Antique 16th Century English Elizabethan Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Extraordinary Italian Oil on Panel from the 1500s 'Sacrifice of Isaac'
Located in Barletta, IT
Majestic Italian oil on panel, a unique and original work dating back to the late 1500s
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Antique 16th Century Italian Baroque Paintings

Materials

Paint

Etienne-Henri Martin Pair of 1500 Slipper Lounge Chairs in Teal, France 1960's
Located in New York, NY
1500 lounge chairs by Etienne-Henri Martin, a second set is available offered COM.
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel

Majestic Italian sideboard from the 1500s, Renaissance style, in walnut wood wit
Located in Barletta, IT
Magnificent Italian sideboard from the 1500s, Renaissance style, in walnut wood. It features an
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Antique 16th Century Italian Renaissance Sideboards

Materials

Walnut

Bolognese Painters of the 1500s, Art & Works of the Bolognese, 2 Vol set 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
Bolognese Painters of the 1500s, Art and Works of the Bolognese School by Vera Fortunati
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Vintage 1980s Italian Books

Materials

Paper

1500s Fashion Art Deco Minimalism Black & White Male Figure Latin Artist Signed
Located in Milwaukee, WI
, engineering and the visual arts. He began his career in the furniture industry in Europe and developed a
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2010s Art Deco Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Charcoal

18th Century Italian Arte Povera Pinewood Bench, Antique Seating Furniture
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
by cabinet makers starting in the 1500's through the 1700's. The furniture was in fashion but was
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Antique 18th Century Italian Benches

Materials

Metal

Hand Carved Stone Garden coffee side table base pedestal Antiques Los Angeles CA
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Very rare Renaissance hand carved capital of the 16th century corner carved limestone Chapiteau from a Cloister in France. It is the coronation the base for the beautiful statues of ...
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Antique 16th Century French Renaissance Tables

Materials

Stone

Pair of 16th Century Silk Tapestry Borders from Brussels, H-98.75 Inches
Located in Dallas, TX
A beautiful pair of tapestry fragments, hand-woven in Brussels during the 1500s. At roughly 99
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Antique 16th Century Belgian Renaissance Tapestries

Materials

Silk

Superb 16th Century Carved Wooden Frame with Pierced Grapevine Frieze
Located in Dallas, TX
Hand-carved by a master-level craftsman in the 1500s, this wonderful wooden frame features a
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Antique 16th Century European Renaissance Picture Frames

Materials

Wood

16th Century Beauvais Tapestry, Apollo and Daphne in the Forest
By Beauvais Royal Manufactory
Located in Paris, FR
16th Century Beauvais Tapestry Apollo and Daphne in the Forest Wool and Silk 98 x 87 in, 250 x 220 cm Perfect Condition Provenance: Private French Collector Fragment of Beauvais, 16...
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Antique 16th Century Other Tapestries

Materials

Wool, Silk

Carved and Mounted Marble Stemma Cartouche from Tuscany, Italy, 16th Century
Located in Dallas, TX
The carvings of this marble stemma cartouche dates to the 1500’s. Hand-carved in Tuscany, Italy
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Antique 16th Century Italian Mounted Objects

Materials

Marble

Small Gilded Box Engraved and Painted Wood Venice Italy XVI C. Belloni family
Located in Milano, IT
Small box with opening top, slightly convex urn front with shaped shelf support, decorated on the front with carved tablet, while the rest of the object is simply painted. The front ...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Other Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood

16th Century French Renaissance Chest in Carved Oak
Located in Dallas, TX
Whereas many pieces of furniture during the Italian Renaissance were heavily painted or inlaid with
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Antique 16th Century French Renaissance Blanket Chests

Materials

Wood, Oak

16th Century French Renaissance Chest in Carved Oak
16th Century French Renaissance Chest in Carved Oak
H 29.75 in W 49.375 in D 27.125 in
16th C. Hand Carved Capital Stone Base Architectural Element Sculpture Pedestal
Located in West Hollywood, CA
16th C. hand carved Capital stone base architectural element sculpture pedestal. Very rare 16th century Renaissance corner Capital. Hand carved limestone Chapiteau Capital from a Clo...
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Antique 16th Century French Renaissance Garden Ornaments

Materials

Stone, Limestone

!6th Century, Carved Gilt Wood Capital
Located in Houston, TX
This is a nice size capital from Italy. Normally these were top a column inside cathedrals throughout the world. It’s beautifully hand carved by an artesian out of wood. The gold gil...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Architectural Elements

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Giltwood

Pair of Important French Gothic Cast Iron Fireplace Chenets, 16th Century
Located in Dallas, TX
was produced in France in the 1500’s, measures almost 29 inches tall. The tops of each base stand at
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Antique 16th Century French Gothic Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

Materials

Iron

Pair of 16th Century Italian Gilt Candlesticks
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
A pair of Italian giltwood candlesticks from the 1500’s. This impressive hand-carved pair of
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Antique 16th Century Italian Other Candlesticks

Materials

Giltwood

16th Century Brussels Tapestry 5980y
Located in Los Angeles, US
16th Century Brussels Tapestry great condition beautiful color and design
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Antique 16th Century Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool

16th Century Brussels Tapestry 5980y
16th Century Brussels Tapestry 5980y
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H 0.3 in W 21.6 in D 25.32 in
16th Century Brussels Tapestry 5982y
Located in Los Angeles, US
16th Century Brussels Tapestry Great condition Beautiful color and design
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Antique 16th Century Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool

16th Century Brussels Tapestry 5982y
16th Century Brussels Tapestry 5982y
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H 32.4 in W 22.8 in D 0.2 in
16th century Brussels Tapestry 5979y
Located in Los Angeles, US
beautiful 16th century Brussels antique tapestry. Great Condition. vibrant and beautiful color.
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Antique 16th Century Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool

16th century Brussels Tapestry 5979y
16th century Brussels Tapestry 5979y
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H 0.3 in W 31.2 in D 21.6 in
16th Century Brussels Tapestry 5981y
Located in Los Angeles, US
16th Century Brussels Tapestry Great condition beautiful color and design
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Antique 16th Century Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool

16th Century Brussels Tapestry 5981y
16th Century Brussels Tapestry 5981y
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H 0.3 in W 26.4 in D 13.2 in
Very Rare 15th C. Medieval English Carved Solid Oak Dowry Coffer with Drawer
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Exquisitely carved and well preserved Medieval England dowry coffer. Remarkable decorative "palm-arched" reliefs on the facade echo the design on the drawer at base (a rare feature)....
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier English Medieval Blanket Chests

Materials

Oak

French 16th Century Antique Audubon Tapestry
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
A 16th Century, or earlier, Audubon tapestry is vibrant and in wonderful antique condition. Its original border is completely intact and designed with florals, foliage, and birds. Ta...
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Antique 16th Century French Other Tapestries

Materials

Tapestry

16th Century Italian Buffet Trunk
Located in Houston, TX
Beautiful 16th Century buffet trunk from Italy, would make a great coffee table too!
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Antique 16th Century Trunks and Luggage

Materials

Wood

16th Century Italian Buffet Trunk
16th Century Italian Buffet Trunk
H 37.25 in W 63.5 in D 28.25 in
Rare 16th Century Architectural Stone Capital from France
Located in Dallas, TX
non-identifiable. The piece dates to the early to mid-1500s and would have stood atop one of the
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Antique 16th Century French Gothic Architectural Elements

Materials

Stone

Natural Galena Mineral from Bulgaria
Located in New York, NY
Galena from Krushev Dol Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria. Bright metallic galena crystals with mirror-like surface luster with minor quartz. The galena crystals h...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Bulgarian Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal, Quartz, Rock Crystal

Pyrite Cluster with Quartz from Peru ( 20 lbs)
Located in New York, NY
Pyrite with Quartz from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru. Complex cluster of colorless quartz crystals inter grown with metallic yellow pyrite crysta...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz, Pyrite, Other

Amethyst Geode Stalactites Cluster with Calcite from Uruguay ( 13"Tall, 25 lbs.)
Located in New York, NY
This specimen from San Eugenio, Artigas Dept., Uruguay is a large museum quality cluster of several stalactitic formations of scintillating gem amethyst crystals with 2 isolated gold...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Indian Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst, Crystal, Quartz, Rock Crystal

Japanese Antique Pottery Jar 15th-16th Century/ Wabi-Sabi Jar/Tokoname Vase
Located in Sammu-shi, Chiba
important clue to the era, and the era of this vase is the Muromachi period (1400s-1500s). Please take a
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Antique 16th Century Japanese Other Vases

Materials

Pottery

Japanese Antique small Pottery Jar 15-16th Century/ Wabi-Sabi Jar/Tokoname
Located in Sammu-shi, Chiba
This is a small pot made in the late Muromachi period (1400-1500s), which is older than the Edo
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Japanese Other Vases

Materials

Pottery

Ming Dynasty Iron Arrow Game Vase Lamp
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
Sophisticated cast iron lamp made from a Ming Dynasty arrow vase. Arrow vases were originally made as part of a game where players tried to shoot arrows through the loops. A similar ...
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Antique 16th Century Chinese Ming Table Lamps

Ming Dynasty Iron Arrow Game Vase Lamp
Ming Dynasty Iron Arrow Game Vase Lamp
H 31.5 in W 7.5 in D 7.5 in
Cabinet, XVI-XVIIth century
Located in Milano, IT
Walnut burl veneered cabinet, the uprights on the front, also in walnut wood, are richly carved: starting from the bottom there is a shelf in the shape of a leafy volute, surmounted ...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Other Cabinets

Materials

Poplar, Walnut

Cabinet, XVI-XVIIth century
Cabinet, XVI-XVIIth century
H 24.02 in W 28.94 in D 30.91 in
Muromachi Period Japanese Carved and Gilt Wood Buddha Figure Amida Nyorai
Located in New York, NY
A Japanese carved and gilt wood Buddha figure Amida Nyorai (Buddha Amitabha), 15th C. Sengoku Cypress wood with traces of pigment and lacquer gold leaf. Standing on a lotus and a go...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Japanese More Furniture and Collectibles

Materials

Wood

Chinese Ming Dynasty Antique Sancai Glazed Attendants Tomb Figure Pair
Located in Forney, TX
, as well as models of houses, furniture, and other objects. These figures were typically painted or
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Ming Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Ceramic, Earthenware

15th or 16th Century Marble Gargoyle Fountain Spout from Arezzo, Italy
Located in Dallas, TX
or human) that function as waterspouts. From the Early Renaissance (late 1400’s/early 1500’s), our
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Antique 16th Century Italian Renaissance Fountains

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Marble

Large Framed Pre-Columbian Antique Peruvian Textile Fragment Chancay Culture
Located in Atlanta, GA
A fragment of antique Peruvian textile from Pre-Columbia era, nicely displayed in a matted metal frame. Likely from Chancay culture in Central coast of Peru that thrived in the late ...
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Antique 16th Century Peruvian Pre-Columbian Quilts and Blankets

Materials

Cotton, Linen

1900s Italian Renaissance Revival, Walnut, Trestle Base Library Table!!
Located in Austin, TX
periods. Recovery of motifs and shapes of the 1500’s Renaissance with a heavy influence of 17th century
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20th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Tables

Materials

Walnut

Genuine French Tolix Set of '4' Steel Stacking Stools Hundreds More in Stock
Located in Chicago, IL
The French firm, Tolix was the originator of the steel stacking chair in the 1920’s, from Xavier
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2010s French Industrial Stools

Materials

Steel

16th Century Tuscany Walnut Consolle
Located in Firenze, FI
1500s MEASUREMENTS: 85x129x38 cm
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Antique 16th Century Italian Console Tables

Materials

Walnut

16th Century Tuscany Walnut Consolle
16th Century Tuscany Walnut Consolle
H 33.47 in W 50.79 in D 14.97 in
Rare 19th Century Lion Monopodia Armchair After Thomas Hope
By Thomas Hope
Located in Benington, Herts
Uniacke cotton velvet moss, an almost identical armchair having been published in ‘English Furniture 1500
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Walnut

Nara Serving Table, by Shiro Kuramata for Memphis Milano Collection
By Memphis Group, Shiro Kuramata
Located in La Morra, Cuneo
the 1500s. In our time, Shiro Kuramata has reinterpreted this material for Memphis.
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2010s Italian Serving Tables

Materials

Concrete

Genuine French Tolix Stacking Stools Set of (10) in Charcoal Grey
Located in Chicago, IL
stacking chair back in the 1920’s, with Xavier Pauchard’ s original design. Xavier’s first Tolix steel
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2010s French Industrial Stools

Materials

Steel

Antique Chinese Ming Stone Table, c. 1500-1600
Located in Kastrup, DK
a Chinese garden rather than as furniture. China, Ming period, 1500-1600's
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Antique Early 17th Century Chinese Ming Furniture

Materials

Stone

19th Century Grey-Ecru Italian Antique Tuscan Walnut Corner Chair Arte Povera
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
. Seat 19.5" H. This type of furniture was handmade by cabinet makers starting in the 1500's through
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Antique 19th Century Italian Corner Chairs

Materials

Walnut, Paint

Jaime Hayon Tudor Armchair with Gold Base for Established & Sons
By Jaime Hayon, Established & Sons
Located in London, GB
in use since the 1500s.  
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Jamie Hayon Tudor Chair with Chrome Base for Established & Sons
By Jaime Hayon, Established & Sons
Located in London, GB
in use since the 1500s.  
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

George II Mahogany Swivel Reading Chair
Located in Greenwich, CT
several continental examples, a French chair at Chateau Ecouen dating from the 1500’s, and a walnut
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Antique 1750s English George II Armchairs

Materials

Brass

French Vintage 'Les Vendanges' Mille Fleur Tappestry
Located in LYON, FR
Mille Fleur tapestry of a 1500’s wine making depiction. The original masterpiece hanging in the
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Vintage 1960s French Medieval Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Authentic French Tolix Stacking Steel Stools in '3' Heights, Myriad of Colors
Located in Chicago, IL
as Mr. X. Around the early 1900’s Xavier invented a process for protecting metal from rusting. By
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2010s French Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Steel

14 Joan Miro 1980 La Melodie Acide Suite Original Lithograph Set Framed COA
Located in Dayton, OH
lithographs, in colors, from the plate signed edition 531 of 1500 on Arches paper. Published by Ediciones
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Late 20th Century Modern Prints

Materials

Paper

Grotto, Table, Oak, 19 Century, Serpent, Carved, Scroll, Medullary Ray
Located in BUNGAY, SUFFOLK
as the 1500's grottoes were constructed as fanciful retreats from reality that appeared throughout
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Baroque Side Tables

Materials

Oak

Antique Gonçalo Alves Occasional Side Centre Table 19th Century
Located in London, GB
, heavyconstruction, and furniture. The Spanish began harvesting in Latin American forests in the early 1500s to
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Antique 1890s English Victorian Side Tables

Materials

Wood

Venetian Illustrated, Polychrome, Gilt, and Leather Gondola Chair, c. 1820
Located in San Francisco, CA
hidden beneath a leather-covered hinged wood lid. In the 1500s, there were an estimated 10,000 Venetian
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Rococo Revival Chairs

Materials

Brass, Iron

Genuine Brand New Tolix Stacking Steel Stools '19' Available Dining
Located in Chicago, IL
Pauchard, better known as Mr. X. In the early 1900’s Xavier perfected a way of protecting sheet metal from
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2010s French Industrial Stools

Materials

Steel

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Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more in our collection of 1500s furniture on 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, ceramic and metal, every piece of 1500s furniture was constructed with great care. Find 450 options for an antique or vintage item from our selection of 1500s furniture now, or shop our selection of 23 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a choice in our collection of 1500s furniture — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. An object in our assortment of 1500s furniture is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in mid-century modern, folk art and industrial styles are sought with frequency. Bitossi, Aldo Londi and Ararat Rugs each produced at least one beautiful option in this array of 1500s furniture that is worth considering.

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  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 1, 2024
    No, Lane Furniture is not the same as United Furniture. Up until 2017, Lane Furniture was a completely separate company from United, and the two furniture makers had no affiliation with each other. That changed when United Furniture, a subsidiary of Heritage Home Group, acquired Lane. Soon after the initial sale, Heritage resold Lane to Bassett Furniture. On 1stDibs, explore a diverse assortment of Lane Furniture pieces.
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    Larkin furniture was a byproduct of the Larkin Soap Company. The oak furniture was initially given to customers who purchased a certain amount of soap and other products. The popularity of items like desks, bookcases and chairs led Larkin to begin selling its furniture directly to customers. Browse a selection of antique Larkin furniture on 1stDibs.
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    Krug furniture is a manufacturer of office and commercial furniture based in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. The company started in 1880 and produces all of their products in their own factories. You can find a range of Krug furniture on 1stDibs.
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    Tanker furniture is a vintage style of office-centric furniture including desks, filing cabinets, chairs and other business furniture featuring steel construction. They were first crafted around the 1920s and were known for exceptional durability. Shop a collection of tanker furniture on 1stDibs.
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    Breakfront furniture is typically a large bureau or hutch used for displaying and storing either books or china. Breakfront furniture typically consists of three connected sections, one of which protrudes in front of the two flanking it.
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    Selig Furniture was founded in Massachusetts in 1931. It grew to become a well-known brand and leader in contemporary furniture in the mid-20th century. This put Selig at the forefront of the mid-century modern movement. Its sleek high-end designs produced in Denmark and other Scandinavian countries introduced this style to the United States, where it became quite popular. Shop a collection of Selig furniture from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
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    Regency is a style of furniture that emerged during the early 19th century, when the Prince of Wales, future King George IV, assumed rule of the United Kingdom as Regent while his father, George III, was ill. Rather than the rich carvings and curves of earlier periods, it is characterized by plain lines and surfaces, slender legs and right angles highlighted by elaborate, often metal, ornamentation.

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    Chippendale furniture is a style of furniture developed during the mid 18th century. It gets its name from the British cabinet maker Thomas Chippendale because his work inspired the look of the furnishings. Some common elements of Chippendale include upholstered seats, cabriole legs with ball-and-claw feet and yoked backs. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of Chippendale furniture.
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    Whether or not an easel is considered furniture is largely a matter of personal opinion. Generally, the word “furniture” describes items that make a space suitable for working or living. An easel that holds an artwork for production or display purposes likely fits this definition. Find a selection of easels on 1stDibs.
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    In furniture, a highboy is a chest of drawers that rests on decorative legs. Its name comes from the French word for wood, "bois," which sounds similar to the English word “boy.” On 1stDibs, shop a collection of highboy furniture.
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    Metamorphic furniture is anything that transforms to perform more than one purpose. Historic examples include shepherd's chairs that turn into step stools and end tables that become music stands. You'll find a range of antique and vintage metamorphic furniture on 1stDibs.
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    What cigar furniture is depends on the context. Some people call furniture designed to store and preserve cigars, like humidors, cigar furniture. Numerous furniture designers have also named lines of seating "Cigar" because of their color or classic style inspired by club chairs once featured in the smoking lounges of private clubs. On 1stDibs, find a variety of furniture from some of the world’s top dealers.
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    Corian furniture is a term for furniture produced out of a material called Corian. This man-made substance is a blend of acrylic polymer and stone. You will often see it used to produce tabletops, bench tops and countertops. Shop a variety of Corian furniture on 1stDibs.
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    Buffet furniture typically refers to the type of table found in dining rooms on which a host or hostess can serve food buffet style. A buffet table is usually taller than a sideboard, but carries a nearly identical function and form.

  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    An easy way to identify your furniture is to look at the manufacturing label, stamp, or tag which shows the name of the creator. There might also be a signature from the furniture maker instead.
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    You can easily identify your furniture by looking over them in areas such as the underside or backside. If there are drawers, you can pull them out to inspect all the sides. A maker’s mark is often placed in these areas. You can also look for identification papers, as they give the location of the factory, date of manufacture, name of the maker and the location of the factory. Find a variety of antique and vintage furniture on 1stDibs.
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    Gillow furniture was made by the company Gillows of Lancaster and London, or simply Gillow & Co. This furniture-making brand was founded in the mid 1700s and continued with the founding family until 1814 when a buy-out happened. The name Gillow is still used because it had become synonymous with quality. Shop a collection of Gillow furniture from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
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    Thonet is a well known furniture company that was started by Michael Thonet in 1830 as he experimented with bentwood furniture. The brand is known for producing high-quality products with exquisite craftsmanship. Shop a collection of Thonet furniture from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
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    The French word vitre means window or glass. Vitrine is used to describe a piece of furniture, typically a cabinet, that features glass which allows objects to be displayed. Shop a collection of vitrine furniture from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
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    Ercol furniture is from Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, UK. Lucian Ercolani founded the company in 1920 in the nearby city of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, and named it after the first syllable of his surname. Shop a range of Ercol furniture on 1stDibs.
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    In the world of furniture design, Panton likely refers to the name of a chair created by Vernon Panton or the Danish designer himself. It is easy to recognize the Panton chair by its curvy, flowing form. The iconic seat, which had been in development since at least 1960, debuted in Danish design magazine Mobilia in 1967 and then at the 1968 Cologne Furniture Fair. It was the first chair to be made from a single piece of molded plastic. His cantilevered S-chair models, made of molded plywood and manufactured by Gebrüder Thonet, were equally innovative. On 1stDibs, explore a collection of vintage Vernon Panton furniture.