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20th Century Georgian Hollywood Regency Mahogany Frame Marble-Top Coffee Table
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Early 20th century Georgian Hollywood Regency mahogany frame marble top coffee table. Item features a stunning marble top with pink and purple veins, solid wood frame, beautiful wood...
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Mid-20th Century North American Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

French Carved-Wood Rectangular Coffee Table w/Orig. White Marble Top, Mid 20th c
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French carved and painted wood coffee table with marble top from the mid 20th century. This vintage coffee table from France has a rectangular-shaped marble top (white with gray ve...
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Mid-20th Century French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

20th Century Iron with Marble Top French Living Room Coffee Table, 1970
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
French coffee table from the second half of the 20th century. Iron furniture with beautiful marble top of pleasant decor. Base in painted iron with curl decorations. Good-quality and...
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Late 20th Century French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Iron

20th Round Coffee Table with Marble Top and Carved Legs
Located in Miami, FL
20th round coffee table with marble top, carved legs & wood stretcher.
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Mid-20th Century European Spanish Colonial Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

Marble Top and Wood Coffee Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Dark marble-Top coffee table with a large footprint. Solid grey marble top with White veining sites atop a poster base, with wood top and bottom, and thick turned legs to support the...
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20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

  • Marble Top and Wood Coffee Table
  • Marble Top and Wood Coffee Table
  • Marble Top and Wood Coffee Table
  • Marble Top and Wood Coffee Table
H 18 in. W 36 in. D 36 in.
Mid-Century French Gilt Brass Marble Top Coffee Table
Located in Forney, TX
A beautiful and scarce vintage coffee table from the mid 20th century, having the original rectangular marble top with molded edge, above a brilliant polished brass frame, scalloped ...
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Mid-20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Brass

Midcentury Italian Marble Top Coffee Table
Located in Chicago, IL
Midcentury Italian cocktail table with a cast iron base, curving scroll feet, and rectangular marble top.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Iron

  • Midcentury Italian Marble Top Coffee Table
  • Midcentury Italian Marble Top Coffee Table
  • Midcentury Italian Marble Top Coffee Table
  • Midcentury Italian Marble Top Coffee Table
H 19 in. W 43.5 in. D 19.75 in.
Elegant Vintage Marble-Top Coffee Table
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This unique vintage table features an ornate carved frame with an inset marble top. Unique decorative style makes this Mid-Century Modern coffee table an impressive addition to any h...
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

  • Elegant Vintage Marble-Top Coffee Table
  • Elegant Vintage Marble-Top Coffee Table
  • Elegant Vintage Marble-Top Coffee Table
  • Elegant Vintage Marble-Top Coffee Table
H 14 in. W 39.25 in. D 39.25 in.
Italian Modern Marble-Top Coffee Table
By Maurice Villency
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This gorgeous Italian marble coffee table features cantilever like design with a rich mahogany finish base with heavy marble top. Impressive cocktail table for any seating area makes...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

  • Italian Modern Marble-Top Coffee Table
  • Italian Modern Marble-Top Coffee Table
  • Italian Modern Marble-Top Coffee Table
  • Italian Modern Marble-Top Coffee Table
H 17 in. W 65 in. D 39.5 in.
Mid-20th Century Marble Top Occasional Table
Located in Martlesham, GB
Mid-20th century Italian occasional / coffee table with a veined marble top with a moulded edge, the base made from giltwood which is heavily carved, decorated with swags which are u...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Round Marble Top Coffee Table with Carved Marble Base
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Vintage circular marble coffee table with carved base. Marble table, coffee table, drinks table.
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Early 20th Century European Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

Mid-Century Modern Marble Top Round Coffee Table Carved Base
Located in Toledo, OH
Mid-Century Modern round marble top table with carved wood base. Very nice to excellent condition. Dimensions: 40" in diameter x 19" H.
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

Antique Eastlake Walnut Marble Top Coffee Table
Located in Pasadena, TX
Antique Victorian Eastlake Coffee Table Carved and incised walnut with a beveled Breccia marble top in rich amber, grey and cream tones. The base features scalloped aprons and fo...
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Early 20th Century Eastlake Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Vintage Copper Coffee Table with Marble Top
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This striking Mid-Century Modern coffee table features hardwood frame covered in vintage patinated copper. Fitted with vintage marble top, this studio-made cocktail table makes a stu...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Copper

  • Vintage Copper Coffee Table with Marble Top
  • Vintage Copper Coffee Table with Marble Top
  • Vintage Copper Coffee Table with Marble Top
  • Vintage Copper Coffee Table with Marble Top
H 14.25 in. W 55 in. D 22 in.
Vintage French Painted Coffee Table with Marble Top
Located in Brea, CA
Marble coffee table 40-1/2”w x 23-1/2”d x 18”h Beautiful painted Louis XV style coffee table, in an oyster white finish, subtle antique distressed edges, and finished with a light a...
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20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

English Marble Top Faux Bamboo Café Table, Early 20th Century
Located in Hastings, GB
An absolutely beautiful cast iron faux bamboo café table, painted to replicate the look of matured bamboo, this table was made in England in the early 1900’s, is fully stamped to the...
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Vintage 1910s English Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Iron

Italian Mid-Century Marble Top Coffee Table
Located in New York, NY
Italian mid-century marble top coffee table. Vintage Italian moderne table with carved inset grey green and white marble top. Italy, circa 1940s. Dimensions: 36" W x 19" D x 19.25" H.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Wood

Slabbed Top Marble Hard Stones Metal, Italy, 20th Century
Located in Milano, IT
Slabbed top in marble and hard stones, including malachite and laps lazuli, set in a way to create a mosaic decoration, supported by metal curved and embellished legs.
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20th Century Italian Other Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Stone, Marble, Metal

Overscale Marble Coffee Table with Inset Glass Top
Located in Miami, FL
Overscale marble coffee table with inset glass top. Offered for sale is an overscale marble coffee table with an inset glass top. This substantial table is a recent acquisition fr...
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Late 20th Century American Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

  • Overscale Marble Coffee Table with Inset Glass Top
  • Overscale Marble Coffee Table with Inset Glass Top
  • Overscale Marble Coffee Table with Inset Glass Top
  • Overscale Marble Coffee Table with Inset Glass Top
H 15.25 in. W 73.25 in. D 49.13 in.
Vintage Louis XVI Style Coffee Table with Marble Top
Located in Brea, CA
Vintage marble top coffee table 36”w x 22”d x 22”h Painted in a french gray color with subtle distressed edges, and antique patina. Solid and sturdy, can be used on an everyday bas...
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20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Vintage French Inspired Painted Coffee Table with Marble Top
Located in Brea, CA
Vintage Marble top coffee table 40”w x 22”d x 18”h Painted in a french gray color with subtle distressed edges, and antique patina. Solid and sturdy, can be used on an everyday bas...
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20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Vintage Painted French Style Coffee Table with Marble Top
Located in Brea, CA
Marble top coffee, Measure: 40-1/2”W x 22”D x 20”H Painted in a light oyster finish, soft gray with subtle distressed edges. White marble top with light gray veins.
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20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Italian Specimen Marble Top Coffee Table
Located in Stamford, CT
Circa early 20th century rectangular Italian coffee table with colorful marble top ornamented by various specimens of marble. The piece sits on a white painted metal base with four l...
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Early 20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Metal

  • Italian Specimen Marble Top Coffee Table
  • Italian Specimen Marble Top Coffee Table
  • Italian Specimen Marble Top Coffee Table
  • Italian Specimen Marble Top Coffee Table
H 18.00 in. W 57.375 in. D 30.00 in.
English Green Marble Top Faux Bamboo Café Table, Early 20th Century
Located in Hastings, GB
An absolutely beautiful cast iron faux bamboo café table, painted to replicate the look of matured bamboo, this table was made in England in the early 1900’s, is fully stamped to the...
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Vintage 1910s English Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Iron

French Ormolu Coffee Table with Italian Marble Specimen Top
Located in London, GB
French ormolu coffee table with Italian marble specimen top French and Italian, 20th Century Measures: Height 57cm, width 109cm, depth 59cm Crafted in the timeless neoclassical ...
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20th Century French Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Bronze, Ormolu

Neoclassical Style Coffee Table with Italian Marble Specimen Top
Located in London, GB
Neoclassical style coffee table with Italian marble specimen top French, 20th century Dimensions: Height 56cm, width 102cm, 54cm The present coffee table is wrought in the Frenc...
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20th Century French Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Bronze, Ormolu

Vintage Surfboard Italian Marble Top Faux Bamboo Coffee Table
Located in Lake Worth, FL
For FULL item description be sure to click on CONTINUE READING at the bottom of this listing. Offering one of our recent Palm Beach estate fine furniture acquisitions of a vintage s...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Vintage Giltwood Coffee Table with Marble Top
Located in Locust Valley, NY
Vintage giltwood base rectangular coffee table with white marble top. Giltwood base includes carved scroll detail on each short side of table.
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Mid-20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

  • Vintage Giltwood Coffee Table with Marble Top
  • Vintage Giltwood Coffee Table with Marble Top
  • Vintage Giltwood Coffee Table with Marble Top
  • Vintage Giltwood Coffee Table with Marble Top
H 14.5 in. W 63.5 in. D 21.75 in.
Extraordinary Splendid Italian Designer Coffee Table, Gold with Marble Top
Located in Berlin, DE
Extraordinary splendid Italian designer coffee table, gold with marble top. Large round marble slab with hand-inlaid marble inlays (Pietra Dura) supported by a solid, splendid woo...
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20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Vintage Mid Century French Rococ Style Gold Gilt Cherub Marble-Top Coffee Table
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very decorative marble and gilt brass framed coffee or cocktail table A very good looking and well made piece with a lot of high quality de...
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Mid-20th Century French Rococo Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

Italian Coffee Table with 18th Century Marble Top and Carved Giltwood Base
Located in IT
Italian coffee table with 18th century marble top and carved giltwood base. Measurements: cm W 91 x D 49 x H 54,5, top thickness 4 cm. This coffee table, from the center, was made ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Louis XIV Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

Mid Century Free Form Marble Top Coffee Table After Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Voguish modern marble top coffee, cocktail table having a thick ( 1 in. ) kidney shaped top, which rests of splayed tapered pole brass legs. The marble has an inconsequential chip at...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Brass

Mid-Century Modern Arch Legs and Marble-Top Coffee Table
Located in Brussels, BE
Mid-Century Modern Arch Legs and Marble-Top Coffee Table
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Glass X Cross Base Coffee Table w/ Marble Top
By Charles Hollis Jones, Pace Collection
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid century modern square marble top coffee table.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Brass

Floating Widdicomb Marble Inserts Top Coffee Table
By John Widdicomb, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Nice "floating" rectangle top with three marble inserts coffee table by Widdicomb.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Yasuo Fuke Coffee Table in Wood and Marble Top
By Yasuo Fuke
Located in Brussels, BE
Yasuo Fuke coffee table in wood and marble top.
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood

  • Yasuo Fuke Coffee Table in Wood and Marble Top
  • Yasuo Fuke Coffee Table in Wood and Marble Top
  • Yasuo Fuke Coffee Table in Wood and Marble Top
  • Yasuo Fuke Coffee Table in Wood and Marble Top
H 21.66 in. W 33.47 in. D 65.36 in.
Wonderful French Empire Neoclassical Iron Bronze Arrow Marble-Top Coffee Table
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful French Empire / neoclassical iron and bronze arrow with marble-top coffee table.
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20th Century French Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Bronze, Iron

Spanish Marble-Top Rectangular Coffee Table w/Hammered Gold-Tone Iron Base
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Spanish marble-top coffee table from the mid 20th century. This vintage table from Spain has a rectangular-shaped marble top, which rests atop a hammered iron frame. The underside ...
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Mid-20th Century European Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Iron

French 2 Ft. Round Coffee Table with Raised Brass Gallery & Marble Top
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French occasional or coffee table with brass gallery edge top, from the mid 20th century. This vintage round-shaped table from France is approximately 2 ft. diameter, and is topped...
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Mid-20th Century French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Brass

French Mid-Century Coffee or Low Table with Wrought Iron Base and Marble Top
Located in Austin, TX
A fine French Mid-Century Modern low cocktail or coffee table featuring a rectangular figured marble top set upon a handsome wrought iron base.  
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Stone, Marble, Metal, Wrought Iron, Iron

Antique Italian Giltwood Marble Top Coffee Table ~ End Table
Located in Dallas, TX
Antique Italian giltwood marble top coffee table ~ end table is the perfect choice for more formal, intimate entertaining! The meticulously sculpted framework consists of an oval sha...
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Early 20th Century Italian Louis XV Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Marble-Top Iron Table
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Wrought iron coffee table with thick black marble-top. Very heavy and sturdy with great coloring. (Please confirm item location NY or NJ with dealer).     
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20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

  • Marble-Top Iron Table
  • Marble-Top Iron Table
  • Marble-Top Iron Table
  • Marble-Top Iron Table
H 16.5 in. W 38.5 in. D 38.5 in.
Marble Top Coffee Table Iron Base by Barbara Barry for Baker Furniture
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Toledo, OH
Marble top coffee table with iron base by Barbara Barry for Baker Furniture. Very nice condition. Marble is removeable. Dimensions: 32" depth x 48" W x 19" H.
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20th Century North American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

I Beam Shape Marble Base Glass Top Coffee Table
By Pace Collection
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern marble I-Beam shape base rectangular glass top coffee table.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

Midcentury Coffee Table with Marble Top and Base
By Cantu
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
Significant lacquered marble coffee table made in Cantu, Italy in 1959. Cantu was for a long time a centre for furniture production of importance designed by great designers such as ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

  • Midcentury Coffee Table with Marble Top and Base
  • Midcentury Coffee Table with Marble Top and Base
  • Midcentury Coffee Table with Marble Top and Base
  • Midcentury Coffee Table with Marble Top and Base
H 20.87 in. W 27.56 in. D 25.6 in.
Lovely Vintage Walnut Framed with Solid Marble-Top Coffee or Cocktail Table
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely walnut framed with solid marble-top vintage coffee table A very good looking and well made table. The frame is solid walnut and has ...
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20th Century English Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Coffee Table Thonet Marble Top Austria Jugenstil, 1910
By Thonet
Located in Vienna, AT
Coffee table manufactured by Thonet in 1910. The base is made of cast iron and two stained beech feet. At the end of the feet is a covered with a corrugated metal sheet. The marble t...
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Early 20th Century Austrian Jugendstil Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Metal

Vintage Green Marble Top with Hand Carved Gold Giltwood Base Coffee Table
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely vintage hand carved with gold giltwood frame coffee or cocktail table finished with a solid green marble top A very good looking and...
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20th Century English Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

1970s Coffee Table with Marble Top and Iron Base
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s coffee table with marble top and iron base.
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Late 20th Century Spanish Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble, Iron

  • 1970s Coffee Table with Marble Top and Iron Base
  • 1970s Coffee Table with Marble Top and Iron Base
  • 1970s Coffee Table with Marble Top and Iron Base
  • 1970s Coffee Table with Marble Top and Iron Base
H 18.12 in. W 74.02 in. D 35.44 in.
Vintage Curule X-Form Dorothy Draper Espana Style Green Marble Top Coffee Table
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Curule X-form Dorothy Draper espana style green marble top Curule coffee side table. Item features green inset marble top, x-form Curule base, solid wood frame, great style a...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Flat Bar Chrome with Carrara Marble-Top Coffee Table in the Style Kjaerholm
By Poul Kjærholm
Located in New York, NY
Flat bar chrome with Carrara marble top coffee table in the style Kjaerholm. Mid-Century Modern.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Carrara Marble, Chrome

Italian Scagliola Hand Painted Marble Top and Bronze Coffee Table
Located in West Hartford, CT
Stunning one-of-a-kind Italian scagliola marble table top hand painted with a motif of depicting various colorful birds perched on tree branches mounted on a bronze base.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Stone, Bronze

Wonderful Pair of Lorin Marsh Brass Bronze Marble-Top Two-Tier Coffee Tables
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
Wonderful pair of Lorin Marsh brass / bronze mounted marble-top two-tier coffee / cocktail tables We would consider selling them separately Measurements: 18 3/4 x 36 x 30 in.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Bronze

Brass Frame Marble Top Rectangular Coffee Table McCobb Attributed
By Paul McCobb
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern brass frame 3/4" marble top coffee table Paul McCobb match.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble, Brass

Maison Jansen Coffee Table with Green Marble Top, 1960
By Maison Jansen
Located in SAINTE-COLOMBE, FR
Maison Jansen coffee table with green marble top This stylish French coffee table of neoclassical design is attributed to the Paris-based, interior decoration and design house of...
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Mid-20th Century French Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Metal

Pietra Dura Marble Top Coffee Table on Gilt Iron Base.
Located in San Francisco, CA
Exquisite coffee or cocktail table with beautiful gilt wrought base and pieta dura (inlaid stone) top, Italy, mid-20th century.
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20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Stone, Wrought Iron

Contemporary Modern Marble-Top Cocktail Table
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This sturdy marble-top coffee table features square sled leg base and stylish marble-top. Well constructed oak frame has been painted in a dark finish and this stunning modern table ...
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Late 20th Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Brass and Marble Base Glass Top Square Coffee Table
By Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern marble and brass base large square glass top coffee table.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Brass

Mid-Century Modern Turned Solid Walnut Base Marble Top Round Coffee Table
By Vladimir Kagan, Wendell Castle
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern solid walnut base marble top coffee center table.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

Round Marble Top Ornate Carved Mahogany Base Coffee Table
By Drexel
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Decorative marble top carved mahogany base coffee table, with gold accents.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

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20th Century Marble Top Coffee Table For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the 20th century marble top coffee table you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A 20th century marble top coffee table — often made from stone, marble and metal — can elevate any home. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer 20th century marble top coffee table, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. A 20th century marble top coffee table is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Louis XVI and Neoclassical styles are sought with frequency. A well-made 20th century marble top coffee table has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Knoll, Eero Saarinen and John Widdicomb are consistently popular.

How Much is a 20th Century Marble Top Coffee Table?

Prices for a 20th century marble top coffee table can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $50 and can go as high as $34,625, while the average can fetch as much as $2,496.

Finding the Right Coffee and Cocktail Tables for You

As a practical focal point in your living area, antique and vintage coffee tables and cocktail tables are an invaluable addition to any interior.

Low tables that were initially used as tea tables or coffee tables have been around since at least the mid- to late-1800s. Early coffee tables surfaced in Victorian-era England, likely influenced by the use of tea tables in Japanese tea gardens. In the United States, furniture makers worked to introduce low, long tables into their offerings as the popularity of coffee and “coffee breaks” took hold during the late 19th century and early 20th century.

It didn’t take long for coffee and cocktail tables to become a design staple and for consumers to recognize their role in entertaining no matter what beverages were being served. Originally, these tables were as simple as they are practical — as high as your sofa and made primarily of wood. In recent years, however, metal, glass and plastics have become popular in coffee and cocktail tables, and design hasn’t been restricted to the conventional low profile, either.

Visionary craftspeople such as Paul Evans introduced bold, geometric designs that challenge the traditional idea of what a coffee table can be. The elongated rectangles and wide boxy forms of Evans’s desirable Cityscape coffee table, for example, will meet your needs but undoubtedly prove imposing in your living space.

If you’re shopping for an older coffee table to bring into your home — be it an antique Georgian-style coffee table made of mahogany or walnut with decorative inlays or a classic square mid-century modern piece comprised of rosewood designed by the likes of Ettore Sottsass — there are a few things you should keep in mind.

Both the table itself and what you put on it should align with the overall design of the room, not just by what you think looks fashionable in isolation. According to interior designer Tamara Eaton, the material of your vintage coffee table is something you need to consider. “With a glass coffee table, you also have to think about the surface underneath, like the rug or floor,” she says. “With wood and stone tables, you think about what’s on top.”

Find the perfect centerpiece for any room, no matter what your personal furniture style on 1stDibs. Browse a vast selection of antique, new and vintage coffee and cocktail tables today.