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Pair of American Mid-Century Modern Rounded Back Armchairs in Purple Velvet
Located in Buchanan, NY
Pair of American, 1950s midcentury armchairs, recently ebonized and upholstered in lavender velvet.
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Vintage 1950s American Armchairs

Stunning Zuni Inlaid Turquoise Concho Belt, Earrings and Necklace Set
By Zuni
Located in Coeur d Alene, ID
Zuni inlaid set including belt, squash blossom necklace and earrings. 11 belt conchos. "AB". Marked sterling. Museum quality. The Navajo word for the squash blossom bead literally m...
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Vintage 1950s Native American More Necklaces

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Turquoise, Sterling Silver

Navajo Coral Concho Belt
By Navajo
Located in Coeur d Alene, ID
Navajo sterling concho belt with coral nuggets, beads and rope surround. 11 conchos 2 1/2" with larger buckle 3" x 2 1/2" on black leather belt. Trunk piece. Never worn. Belt plus bu...
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Vintage 1950s Native American More Jewelry

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Coral, Sterling Silver

1950s Ink Drawing of Two Figures by Mail Box
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1955 iconic ink drawing of two figures by a mail box on paper is by artist Nacy Sayner. Signed, dated, and titled on bottom. The piece will be shipped in a mat to fit a standard...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink

Portrait Painting of a Woman, American, 1954
By Paul Longenecker
Located in San Francisco, CA
Oil on canvas of a lovely young woman in gilt wood frame. Signed (upper right) Paul Longenecker (b.1920-d.2008) and dated 1954, American.
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Vintage 1950s American Paintings

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Canvas, Paint, Wood

  • Portrait Painting of a Woman, American, 1954
  • Portrait Painting of a Woman, American, 1954
  • Portrait Painting of a Woman, American, 1954
  • Portrait Painting of a Woman, American, 1954
H 22.5 in. W 20.5 in. D 1.5 in.
1950's "Sun Sand Sea" Lord and Taylor Modernist Summer Beach Portrait in Gouache
By Calvin Anderson
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950 to 1960's Lord and Taylor gouache on paper portrait of two beach goers in bathing suits with a volleyball, entitled "Sun Sand Sea" is by Bay Area painter, printmaker, and d...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Slim Aarons, Relaxing At Lake Tahoe
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
A group of people relaxing by a pool near Lake Tahoe, California, 1959. Estate Stamped and numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Kings of Holly...
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1950s American Realist Landscape Photography

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Lambda

Relaxing At Lake Tahoe
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
A group of people relaxing by a pool near Lake Tahoe, California, 1959. Estate Stamped and numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Kings of Holly...
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1950s American Realist Landscape Photography

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Lambda

1950s Glass American Advertising Soda Syphon Seltzer Coca-Cola Bar Bottle
Located in Milan, IT
Syphons, commonly known as "seltzers", are glass bottles with the function of dispensing soda water. These items were widely used in the most fashionable American bars in the 1950s t...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Metal

American Ceiling Lamp in Polished Aluminium, circa 1950-1959
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Vintage American light, made of cast aluminium, stripped and polished. Very beautiful corrugated glass, thick and offering a nice light, protected by a fence in cast aluminium.  
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Vintage 1950s American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

1950s "Trees" I Casein Paint on Paper
By Anne Granick
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1950s casein on paper still life entitled "Trees" I is by New York artist and art collector Anne Granick (1911-2006). Granick was a self-taught artist and a dancer for the Marth...
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1950s American Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Casein

Vintage American School Precisionist Bridge Abstract Cityscape Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American school bridge painting. Oil on board, circa 1951. Signed illegibly. Displayed in a brownwood frame. Image size, 12"L x 30"H, overall 15"L x 33"H..
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1950s Modern Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique American School Abstract Beach Landscape Original Framed Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American modernist abstract landscape. Oil on canvas, circa 1950. Unsigned. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image, 27.5"L x 24.5"H, overall 28"L x 25"H.
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1950s Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

'I Married A Monster From Outer Space' Original Movie Poster, American, 1958
Located in Devon, GB
With a kitschy schlock-horror title and eye-catchingly vibrant artwork featuring a young bride dramatically recoiling in horror at the alien shadow lurking behind her, B movie sci-fi...
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Vintage 1950s American Post-Modern Posters

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Paper

Rocks and Sun - Original lithograph - Mourlot, 1952
By Alexander Calder
Located in Paris, FR
Alexander Calder Rocks and Sun, 1952 Original Lithograph (3 color stones) Printed in Mourlot workshop On vellum 31 x 24 cm (c. 12,2 x 9,5 in) Edited by San Lazzaro in 1952 Very goo...
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1950s American Modern Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Slim Aarons, Leisure and Fashion, Colony Hotel, Palm Beach
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A woman watching a poolside fashion show at the Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, Florida, 1961. Slim Aarons Leisure and Fashion Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aarons Estate Edition 40 x 40...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Slim Aarons Estate Ed.)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie after a day snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comina), Malta, July 1959. Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aa...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comino), Malta
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comino), Malta, July 1959 Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon (Kemmuna / Comino, Malta, 1959) Chromogenic Lambda Print...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comino), Malta
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comino), Malta, July 1959 Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon (Kemmuna / Comino, Malta, 1959) Chromogenic Lambda Print...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Leisure and Fashion, Colony Hotel, Palm Beach
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A woman watching a poolside fashion show at the Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, Florida, 1961. Slim Aarons Leisure and Fashion Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aarons Estate Edition 40 x 40...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comino), Malta
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comino), Malta, July 1959 Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon (Kemmuna / Comino, Malta, 1959) Chromogenic Lambda Print...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Kings of Hollywood (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Kings of Hollywood (Slim Aarons Estate Edition), 1957 Film stars (left to right) Clark Gable (1901 - 1960), Van Heflin (1910 - 1971), Gary Cooper (1901 - 1961) and James Stewart (19...
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1950s American Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Slim Aarons Estate Ed.)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie after a day snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comina), Malta, July 1959. Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aa...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Slim Aarons Estate Ed.)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie after a day snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comina), Malta, July 1959. Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aa...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Slim Aarons Estate Ed.)
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie after a day snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comina), Malta, July 1959. Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aa...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comino), Malta
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Marietine Birnie snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon, Kemmuna (Comino), Malta, July 1959 Slim Aarons Marietine Birnie, Blue Lagoon (Kemmuna / Comino, Malta, 1959) Chromogenic Lambda Print...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons, Leisure and Fashion, Colony Hotel, Palm Beach
By Slim Aarons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A woman watching a poolside fashion show at the Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, Florida, 1961. Slim Aarons Leisure and Fashion Chromogenic Lambda Print Slim Aarons Estate Edition 40 x 40...
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1950s American Realist Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Midcentury Brass Lotus Candleholder Candelabra Feldman
By Feldman Lighting Co.
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A brass lotus flower 9 cup candleholder or candelabra, attributed to Feldman Lighting Company. Designed to hold votive candles.
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Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Candelabras

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Brass

1950s Robsjohn-Gibbings Table
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in New York, NY
Organic curved edges , newly restored early Robsjohn-Gibbings 1950s walnut and bronze legs coffee or side table made by Widdicomb  
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Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Tables

  • 1950s Robsjohn-Gibbings Table
  • 1950s Robsjohn-Gibbings Table
  • 1950s Robsjohn-Gibbings Table
  • 1950s Robsjohn-Gibbings Table
H 16 in. W 28 in. D 28 in.
1950s All Black DCM Chair by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Chicago, IL
1950s all black DCM chair by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller.
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Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

1950s American Table Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1950s American table lamp with original aged nickel finish. Simple and elegant. Cloth wire, rewired with "old" new plug.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Nickel, Steel, Brass

  • 1950s American Table Lamp
  • 1950s American Table Lamp
  • 1950s American Table Lamp
  • 1950s American Table Lamp
H 17 in. Dm 12.5 in.
1950s American Hand-Painted Carnival Ride Panel
Located in Chicago, IL
1950s American hand-painted carnival ride panel.
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Vintage 1950s North American Primitive Carnival Art

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Mirror, Wood

1950s American Modern Walnut End Side Table Atomic Age
By Lane Furniture
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful craftsmanship on this 1950s, American modern walnut inlaid end table, with brass balls side accents, and beech wood combination, with drawer, the table is in great conditio...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Brass

1950's American Pewter and Bronze Table, Attributed to Phillip LaVerne
Located in Atlanta, GA
1950's American pewter and bronze table, attributed to Phillip LaVerne.
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Vintage 1950s American Side Tables

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Bronze, Pewter

Vintage 1950s American Surrealist Glass Eye Ball Cufflinks
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage American surrealist glass eye cufflinks, circa 1950's. Cufflinks measure 7/8" by 9/16" and are signed Sterling. In very good vintage condition showing normal wear commensur...
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Vintage 1950s Modernist Cufflinks

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Sterling Silver

Great Art Poster circa 1950s American Embassy, Paris
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A great art poster announcing an exhibit at American Embassy, Paris, circa 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s French Modern Posters

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Paper

American Modernist Designer, Coffee Table, Marble, Walnut, 1950s, America
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A rare and organic coffee or cocktail table. Produced in America, 1950s. The marble top rests on a finely sculpted walnut base. Possibly designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings. Other...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

American Modernist Designer, Coffee Table, Marble, Walnut, 1950s, America
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A rare and organic coffee or cocktail table. Produced in America, 1950s. The marble top rests on a finely sculpted walnut base. Possibly designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings. Other...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

1950s American Dining Table Midcentury Farmhouse Minimalist Blonde Rustic
By Russel Wright
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Light and bright solid maple 8 foot max. Gate leg table. Early California Modernist style. Max measurements are 96 x 42 x 30. Closed 23 x 42 x 30. Each Leaf adds 10.75. Design attrib...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Maple

1950s American Pendant Lamp by Yasha Heifetz for Rotoflex
By Yasha Heifetz, Rotoflex
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A pendant lamp made from continuous plastic cords spun into a cone-shaped ceiling fixture. The white and blue cord provides a warm glow when lit.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Cord, Plastic

American Architect, Stools, Black-Painted Wood, Teak, Bamboo, 1950s, America
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A set of 6 stools designed by an American architect, and executed in America, 1950s. In painted wood, bamboo and teak. The large stools are 14" H x 12" D and the small ones ar...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Stools

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Bamboo, Wood, Teak

Pair of 1950s American Midcentury Tall Ceramic Table Lamps
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful pair of tall ceramic tall lamps freshly rewired, lamp shades not included, great condition cleaned and refurbished these pair looks great, circa 1950s. These lamps are 35" ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

1950s American Midcentury Serving Tray by Georges Briard Signed
By Georges Briard
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful solid walnut tray with center tile, with decorative design in the style of Fornasetti, nice little brass feet and great condition signed by Georges Briard.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Serving Pieces

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Brass

Jean Desses by IM Bagedonow Floral Skirt Suit, 1950s American Collection
By Jean Dessès
Located in San Francisco, CA
Brown ditsy floral print skirt suit designed by Jean Desses and produced in the U.S. by I.M. Bagedonow. Approximate circa 1953. Jelly bean shaped buttons at front jacket, skirt faste...
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1950s Skirt Suits

1950s American Perforated Steel, Iron and Brass Trompe L'oeil Table
Located in Sagaponack, NY
An unusual and delightful "trompe l'oeil" occasional or console table, a perforated steel "tablecloth" covers a linear frame in iron with brass ball feet.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Serving Tables

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Brass, Iron, Steel

1950s American Original Illustration of Little Girl Window Shopping in Toy Store
By Richard Sargent
Located in New York, NY
This piece was completed in the 1950's by famous American Artist Richard Sargent. A colorful and vibrant depiction of a little girl with wide happy eyes in love with a standing doll ...
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1950s American Realist Figurative Paintings

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Cardboard, Gouache, Pencil

Tall Pair of Late 1950s American Brass and Chrome Table Lights
Located in London, GB
Imposing pair of architectural tall chrome and brass lamps. Bold shapes taper from circular base.
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Vintage 1940s Table Lamps

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Brass, Chrome

1950s, American Mid-Century Modern Upholstered Spring Ottoman on Iron Base
By Paul McCobb
Located in San Diego, CA
Versatile large ottoman or coffee table with solid iron base circa 1950s freshly upholstered in grey cotton material.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

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Iron

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps Rembrandt Hollywood Regency, Pair
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Sherborne, Dorset
A spectacular pair of large table lamps designed and manufactured by the Rembrandt Lamp Company of Chicago. Standing a huge 95cm tall, these impressive lamps are classic American Mid...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

1950s American Eagle Diamond, 14 Karat Yellow Gold and Sterling Pendant
Located in Hicksville, NY
1950s Retro Eagle, American Flag Pendant - 14 Karat Yellow Gold, Sterling Silver, Diamonds, Red Gemstones Features: 14 Karat Yellow Gold Letter A Background Sterling Silver Screamin...
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Mid-20th Century Retro Necklace Enhancers

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Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold, Sterling Silver

Eat or Tea Large Scale 1950s American Porcelain Enameled Steel Letters Sign
Located in Pound Ridge, NY
Superb large scale American 1950s porcelain enameled metal letters, over 24" high, originally used as exterior signage from Chicago. EAT or TEA or ETA or ATE, 3 individual heavy gaug...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Signs

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Metal

1950s American Studio Craft Iron Triangle Dinner Bell Mid-Century Russel Wright
By Russel Wright
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Hand-forged dinner triangle, delicate swan head, in the manner of Early Russel Wright designed Iron Works, very reminiscent of the deer andirons.
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Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments

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Iron

1950's American Modernist Lamp by Aladdin
By Aladdin Co.
Located in Hingham, MA
Aladdin were the preeminent maker of kerosene lamps with a global presence that would make the CIA drool. In the 1950's they produced several stunning modernist designs, all rare an...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

1950's American Western Wear Two Piece Patio Dress
Located in Atlanta, GA
Patio dresses came into fashion from the 1940's through the 1950's and incorporated Native American motifs with the casual style of a day dress for a distinct Western wear vibe. The...
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1950s Casual Dresses

1950's American Solid Brass Rare Lamp by Rembrandt Lamp Company
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in San Diego, CA
A beautiful table lamp by Rembrandt lamp Company, circa 1950's freshly rewired and polished, solid brass we replace and put a new harp the lamp its 29" tall and 8" diameter shade, we...
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20th Century Table Lamps

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Brass

1950's American Mid Century Modern Atomic Age Rare Bauer Planter & Base
By Bauer Pottery, Adrian Pearsall
Located in San Diego, CA
This unique American Mid-Century Modern, atomic age Architectural planter with black Laquer Adrian Pearsall style base, excellent condition no chips or cracks one of a kind piece.
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20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Architectural Elements

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Ceramic, Wood

1950 Vintage American Folk Art Band Stand Hand Painted Goofy Jazz Music Stand
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Hand painted band stand folding music stand, circa 1950s. Great folk art design and Goofy dog painted. Possibly from the Jazz Mill in Phoenix. Great wall hanging. When opened the de...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

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Composition, Metal

American Designer, Organic Desk or Table, Stained Wood, Iron, America, 1950s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An organic or freeform table or writing table or desk. By an unknown designer, 1950s, America. Other designers of the period include George Nakashima, Isamu Noguchi, Charlotte Pe...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

American Designer, Adjustabl Lounge Chairs, Painted Steel, Rubber, America 1950s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A set of adjustable lounge chairs / Garden chairs, in painted steel. Likely all original. Produced circa 1950s, America. Can be adjusted for a more upright or a more reclined positio...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

1950s Ditidaht TOTEM
By Native American Art
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Ditidaht First Nation TOTEM by Rick Williams the brother of John T. Williams partnered with other Native carvers to create at tribute to John in the form of a 34' tall red cedar TOTE...
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Vintage 1950s Canadian Native American Native American Objects

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Cedar

  • 1950s Ditidaht TOTEM
  • 1950s Ditidaht TOTEM
  • 1950s Ditidaht TOTEM
  • 1950s Ditidaht TOTEM
H 24 in. Dm 4 in.
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