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Danish Modern Teak and Rosewood Sliding Door Credenza Cabinet, 1960s
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Handsome Danish teak and rosewood credenza from the 1960s. This credenza has storage space that includes 2 compartments with sliding doors. One compartment has an adjustable shelf, t...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Rosewood, Teak

Niels Vodder NV54 Tambour-Door Teak Credenza
By Niels Vodder
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Niels Vodder NV54 tambour-door teak credenza.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Birch, Teak

Ib Kofod-Larsen Tambour Door Teak Credenza
By Ib Kofod-Larsen
Located in San Francisco, CA
Tambour door credenza designed by Ib-Kofod Larsen for Faarup Møbelfabrik in Denmark, circa 1950s. Impeccably crafted in teak wood, this beautiful credenza shows an intricate wood gra...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

  • Ib Kofod-Larsen Tambour Door Teak Credenza
  • Ib Kofod-Larsen Tambour Door Teak Credenza
  • Ib Kofod-Larsen Tambour Door Teak Credenza
  • Ib Kofod-Larsen Tambour Door Teak Credenza
H 33.25 in. W 88 in. D 19.25 in.
Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Credenza by Bernhard Pedersen
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Danish modern Tambour-door teak credenza by Bernhard Pedersen.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Teak

Arne Vodder Tambour-Door Teak Credenza for Sibast Møbler
By Sibast, Arne Vodder
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Arne Vodder tambour-door teak credenza for Sibast Møbler.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Teak

Arne Vodder for Sibast Tambour-Door Teak Credenza Model 37
By Sibast, Arne Vodder
Located in Brooklyn, NY
1950s Danish modern teak credenza (model 37) designed by Arne Vodder for Sibast Møbler. Composed of a teak frame with two tambour doors with recessed pulls that slide open to reveal ...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Ib Kofod-Larsen Tambour Door Teak Credenza for Faarup Møbelfabrik
By Ib Kofod-Larsen, Faarup Møbelfabrik
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Tambour door credenza designed by Ib-Kofod Larsen for Faarup Møbelfabrik in Denmark, circa 1950s. Impeccably crafted in teak wood, this beautiful credenza shows an intricate wood gra...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Teak

Mid-Century Danish Modern Sliding Door Teak Credenza on Pencil Legs
Located in Wilmington, DE
Mid-Century Danish Modern Teak Credenza Offered is a teak credenza. Features 4 sliding doors with shelving, 1 drawer. Contains green felt on the inside. It is in good condition, s...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Vanson Sliding Door Credenza in Teak
By Vanson
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: England Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Vanson Era: 1960s Materials: Teak Condition: In good original condition with some cosmetic wear (will be addressed in restorati...
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Vintage 1960s English Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

  • Vanson Sliding Door Credenza in Teak
  • Vanson Sliding Door Credenza in Teak
  • Vanson Sliding Door Credenza in Teak
  • Vanson Sliding Door Credenza in Teak
H 29 in. W 76 in. D 18 in.
Midcentury Long Danish Modern Teak Credenza Sideboard 4-Door
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Midcentury long Danish modern teak credenza sideboard with 4 doors and 5 drawers also has 3 adjustable shelves. Very clean teak wood credenza with sculpted teak doors. Very clean mid...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

1960s Svend A. Larsen Danish Teak Tambour Door Credenza
By Svend Aage Larsen
Located in Esperance, NY
This is a very nice large stylish teak credenza. Designed by Svend A. Larsen.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak & Oak Cabinet Credenza
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Danish modern tambour-door teak & oak cabinet credenza.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Oak, Teak

Midcentury Teak Tambour Door Credenza with a Finished Back
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful vintage modern sideboard features six hefty drawers and a large compartment in the centre hidden by a horizontal tambour door. A unique case piece that offers plenty o...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Bernhard Pedersen & Son Midcentury Long Danish Teak Credenza 4-Door
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Stunning Bernhard Pedersen & Son midcentury long low Danish teak credenza sideboard with 4 doors and 3 drawers also has 3 adjustable shelves. High quality teak wood credenza with scu...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Tambour Door Danish Teak Credenza by Svend Aage Larsen
By Svend Aage Larsen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Nicely detailed tambour door sideboard/credenza featuring two adjustable shelves, four felt lined trays, and a finished teak back. Produced by Faarup Mobelfabik, Denmark. Please conf...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Teak Tambour Doors Long Credenza Dresser Server with Glass Doors Hutch
By Arne Vodder
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Danish Mid-Century Modern finished back teak long credenza with sliding glass doors hutch.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Glass, Teak

Arne Vodder Teak Credenza with Reversible Doors, Denmark, 1960s
By Arne Vodder
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Arne Vodder teak credenza for Sibast Mobler, Denmark, 1960s. Sliding doors are reversible to black lacquer.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak, Lacquer

Mini Danish Modern Sliding Door Midcentury Credenza in Teak
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Denmark Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Unknown Era: 1960s Dimensions: 31.5 wide x 14.5 deep x 25.5 tall Interior cabinets (each): 15 wide x 12 deep x 12 tall Restora...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Midcentury Teak Three Door Credenza, Made in Sweden, circa 1960s
Located in Peabody, MA
A midcentury "Scandinavian Modern" teak three-door credenza, made in Sweden, circa 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

1960s Mid-Century Danish Teak 3-Door Credenza Scandinavian Farmhouse CabinModern
By Dyrlund
Located in Washington, DC
Three sliding doors. Two flatware drawers and two adjustable shelves. Measures: W 72 x D 17 x H 30 in.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Mid-Century Modern Teak Sideboard Credenza with Sliding Doors
Located in West Hartford, CT
Danish modern teak sideboard with sliding doors. Classic clean lines and is raised on a 18 inch base with six square tapered teak legs on stretchers. The case is faced with a bullnos...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Two-Tone Teak Danish Modern Credenza Centre Drawers, Sliding Doors
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Buffalo, NY
Quality Danish modern / Scandinavian teak credenza or buffet has a gorgeous patina and graining, as well as a beautifully finished back. The centre four drawers are solid teak drawer...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Midcentury Tambour Door Danish Teak Credenza by Svend Aage Larsen
By Svend Aage Larsen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stunning Mid-Century Modern sideboard features four drawers and two large compartments hidden behind tambour doors. Wonderful detail with a rich teak finish, sculpted door pulls...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Mid-Century Modern Teak Three Doors Five Drawers Credenza
By Falster Møbelfabrik, Abra Mobler
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Midcentury Danish modern long teak credenza dresser.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Bernhard Pedersen and Son Danish Teak Tambour Door Credenza Sideboard, 1960s
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A vintage 1960s BPS, Bernhard Pedersen and Son Danish teak tambour door credenza attributed to Svend Aage Larsen. The top is subtly wider in the center, the depth of top in the cente...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Mid-Century Modern Teak Credenza with Tambour Doors by John Stuart
By John Stuart Inc.
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Simple and elegant cabinet for the dining area or entertainment center. Teak construction with maple interiors. Six drawers three of which are lined with felt. Three shelves offer pl...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Maple, Teak

Danish Design Credenza / Sideboard by Dyrlund 1950s Teak Organic Tambour Doors
By Dyrlund
Located in Ijzendijke, NL
Magnificent Danish design credenza or sideboard designed and produced by the famous Dyrlund furniture makers in the 1950s. Dyrlund is well known for its high quality Danish furniture...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Modern Tambour Door Credenza NV54
By Niels Vodder
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Professional, skilled furniture restoration is an integral part of what we do every day. Our goal is to provide beautiful, functional furniture that honors its illustrious past. Our ...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

  • Danish Modern Tambour Door Credenza NV54
  • Danish Modern Tambour Door Credenza NV54
  • Danish Modern Tambour Door Credenza NV54
  • Danish Modern Tambour Door Credenza NV54
H 34.5 in. W 79 in. D 20 in.
Danish Modern Tambour Door Credenza by Bernhard Pederson and Son
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Stunning midcentury Danish credenza manufactured by Bernhard Pederson and Son. Long case piece with well-made tambour doors concealing the interior. Within the credenza are two secti...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Modern Tambour-Door Credenza by Carlo Jensen for Hundevad & Co.
By Hundevad & Co., Carlo Jensen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Danish modern Tambour-door credenza by Carlo Jensen for Hundevad & Co.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Birch, Teak

Danish Mid-Century Modern TeakTambour Door Compartment 13 Drawers Long Credenza
By Falster Møbelfabrik
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Danish Mid-Century Modern tambour door credenza dresser by Falster.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Modern H.W. Klein Teak Tambour Door Sideboard for Bramin
By Bramin Mobler, H.W. Klein
Located in San Jose, CA
Mid-Century Modern sideboard credenza designed by H.W. Klein for Bramin, Denmark circa 1960's. Features stunning sculpted legs and sliding tambour doors accented with polished alumin...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Aluminum

Plot Storage Console with Teak Finish and Cane-Webbing Sliding Door
By Uultis Design
Located in Miami, FL
The Plot console is yet another Uultis case piece that combines style, functionality, and spacial possibilities. The sliding door has a picture frame look with a cane-webbing insert,...
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2010s Brazilian Credenzas

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Teak

Plot TV Stand with Teak Finish and Cane-Webbing Sliding Door Black Drawers
By Uultis Design
Located in Miami, FL
The plot TV stand is yet another Uultis case piece that combines style, functionality, and special possibilities. The sliding door has a picture frame look with a cane-webbing insert...
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2010s Brazilian Credenzas

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Teak

Bernhard Pedersen & Sons Teak Sideboard with Tambour Doors
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in Norwalk, CT
Beautiful teak sideboard with tambour doors, interior shelves and drawers. Danish modern style, nice vintage patina.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

Rare Teak Sideboard with Smoke Lucite Side Parts and Sliding Tambour Doors
Located in Vienna, Vienna
Teak sideboard Sliding tambour doors, Denmark, 1960 smoke Lucite side parts.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Lucite, Teak

Mid Century Danish Modern Tambour Door Sideboard Cabinet
By Arne Vodder
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Handsome Danish blond sideboard with center split tambour door cabinets and 3 drawers up top. Inside cabinets each have a single adjustable shelf. One top drawer has felt lined bo...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Modern Low Sideboard with Tambour Doors
By Johannes Andersen
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Danish Modern Classic credenza designed by Johannes Andersen. Oiled teak with adjustable shelves and pullout / pull-out lined silver drawers. Central doors are tambour style, outer d...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

  • Danish Modern Low Sideboard with Tambour Doors
  • Danish Modern Low Sideboard with Tambour Doors
  • Danish Modern Low Sideboard with Tambour Doors
  • Danish Modern Low Sideboard with Tambour Doors
H 31.5 in. W 87.5 in. D 17.75 in.
Classic Arne Vodder Sideboard with Top, Model 29A, Reversible Doors, Denmark
By Arne Vodder
Located in Buffalo, NY
Arne Vodder for P. Olsen Sibast Møbler, 'Triennale' credenza model 29A, with top, Denmark, 1959. Excellent sideboard in beautifully grained teak wood by Danish designer Arne Vodde...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Laminate, Rosewood, Teak

Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Cabinet Credenza
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Danish modern tambour-door teak cabinet credenza.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Teak

  • Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Cabinet Credenza
  • Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Cabinet Credenza
  • Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Cabinet Credenza
  • Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Cabinet Credenza
H 52 in. W 47.50 in. D 17.25 in.
Two Door Teak Petit Short Two Doors Credenza Cabinet
By Knoll, Harvey Probber
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Two door Danish mid century modern teak credenza cabinet bachelor chest. Good craftsmanship and good quality material including aluminum inlays of the top corners and solid teak base.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Aluminum

Magnificent Danish Sculpted Teak Sideboard / Credenza by Dyrlund Tambour Doors
By Dyrlund
Located in Ijzendijke, NL
Magnificent Danish sculpted teak sideboard / credenza by Dyrland with tambour doors. Dyrlund is well known for their high quality midcentury furniture and this piece reflects that pe...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

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Teak

Mid Century Danish Teak Sliding Door Credenza Buffet and Hutch
Located in La Grange, IL
Mid century Danish teak sliding door credenza buffet and hutch Credenza and hutch measures: 60 wide x 16 deep x 74.5 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call resto...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Buffets

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Teak, Glass

Danish Mid-Century Modern Tambour Doors Teak Double Chest Cabinet Tall Credenza
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Midcentury Danish modern teak double drawers highboy cabinet. Rare super clean original condition.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Teak

Danish teak Mid-Century Modern Bookcase Cabinet Credenza Hutch Two Glass Doors
By Durland, Dux of Sweden
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Midcentury Danish modern three shelves bookcase hutch credenza cabinet with two sliding glass doors and cabinet doors on the bottom. The bottom compartment lock works and come with t...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

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Teak

Mid Century Danish Teak Sliding Door Credenza Buffet and Hutch
Located in La Grange, IL
Mid Century Danish teak sliding door credenza buffet and hutch Credenza and hutch measures: 60 wide x 16 deep x 74.5 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Buffets

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Glass, Wood

Stylish Modern Sliding Door Credenza by Florence Knoll
By Knoll, Florence Knoll
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This unique Mid-Century cabinet features spacious sliding door storage and sleek modern design. Iconic design by Florence Knoll, this spacious console cabinet is ideal for use as a t...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Teak

Danish Modern Teak Wood Credenza / Sideboard, Tambour Doors Ib Kofod-Larsen
By Faarup Møbelfabrik, Ib Kofod-Larsen
Located in Buffalo, NY
Magnificent and rare Danish design sideboard designed by: Ib Kofod-Larsen for the Faarup Møbelfabrik in the 1950s. An exceptional beautiful sideboard with organic lines and warm teak...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Birch, Teak

Extra Large Dark Stained Eeka Credenza with Tambour Doors
By EEKA
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Extra large Eeka credenza with tambour doors and mirrored storage compartments with stacking birch drawers (15.5" wide) and single shelf inside each section, the handsome unit sits o...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Chrome

Danish Sliding Door Teak Credenza
Located in St. Louis, MO
Nice compact mid-century Danish credenza. Sliding door reveal interior shelving.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Credenza
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Minimalist modern credenza designed and manufactured in Denmark, circa 1960s. This long and low profile credenza features a teak wood construction with tambour doors and carved reces...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Teak

  • Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Credenza
  • Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Credenza
  • Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Credenza
  • Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Credenza
H 27.75 in. W 78.75 in. L 27.75 in.
Bernhard Pedersen Tambour Door Teak Credenza, 1960s
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in Saint Petersburg, FL
This Bernhard Pedersen & Son Danish teak credenza features ever desirable tambour doors and exquisite bookmatched teak on the front facade. Open the easy gliding doors to reveal a sp...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Monumental Johannes Aasbjerg Tambour Door Teak Credenza
By Johannes Aasbjerg
Located in Houston, TX
Superb quality johannes Aasbjerg tambour teak credenza. Exposed dove tail joints in all corners of this fine piece in excellent vintage original condition.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Bernhard Pedersen and Søn Tambour Door Teak Credenza
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Designer: Bernhard Pedersen and Søn Manufacturer: Bernhard Pedersen and Søn Period/Style: Danish modern Country: Denmark Date: 1960s Dimensions: 31.25?H x 65?W x 20?D Materia...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Credenza by Dyrlund
By Dyrlund
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Compact credenza designed and manufactured by Dyrlund in Denmark circa 1960s. This unique Danish Modern design is comprised of teak wood supported by four low-profile, tapered legs t...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak, Wood

Bernhard Pedersen and Søn Tambour Door Teak Credenza
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Designer: Bernhard Pedersen and Søn. Manufacturer: Bernhard Pedersen and Søn. Period or style: Danish Modern. Country: Denmark. Date: 1960s. Dimensions: 30″ H x 71″ L x 20″ W....
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Modern Bernhard Pedersen & Son Teak Tambour Door Teak Credenza
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a Danish Modern teak credenza. Features tambour doors with shelving and . The piece has the look with clean lines and good organization. Features sliding tambour doors wit...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Arne Vodder Tambour-Door Teak Credenza for Sibast Møbler
By Arne Vodder, Sibast
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Danish Modern teak credenza designed by Arne Vodder for Sibast Møbler in Denmark circa 1950’s. This impressive credenza features a teak wood frame with two tambour doors that slide o...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Teak

Danish Modern Tambour Door Teak Credenza by Poul Hundevad
By Poul Hundevad
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Danish modern, 1950s, teak credenza by Poul Hundevad features sliding tambour doors with recessed pulls that open to adjustable birch shelving.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Credenza by Falster Møbelfabrik
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Elegant tambour door credenza designed and manufactured by Falster Møbelfabrik in Denmark circa 1950’s. This credenza features a spectacular teak wood frame with soft beveled inner e...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Birch, Teak

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4 Door Teak Credenza For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic 4 door teak credenza available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, hardwood and teak, every 4 door teak credenza was constructed with great care. There are 41 variations of the antique or vintage 4 door teak credenza you’re looking for, while we also have 2 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect 4 door teak credenza — we have versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A 4 door teak credenza is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made 4 door teak credenza over the years, but those crafted by Bernhard Pedersen & Son, Arne Vodder and Dyrlund are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a 4 Door Teak Credenza?

A 4 door teak credenza can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $4,800, while the lowest priced sells for $1,492 and the highest can go for as much as $39,995.

Finding the Right Credenzas for You

A credenza can add an understated touch of grace to your home. This long and sophisticated cabinet-style piece of furniture can serve a variety of purposes, and it looks great too.

In Italy, the credenza was originally a small side table used in religious services. Appropriately, credere in Italian means “to believe.” Credenzas were a place to not only set the food ready for meals, they were also a place to test and taste prepared food for poison before a dish was served to a member of the ruling class. Later, credenza was used to describe a type of versatile narrow side table, typically used for serving food in the home. In form, a credenza has much in common with a sideboard — in fact, the terms credenza and sideboard are used almost interchangeably today.

Credenzas usually have short legs or no legs at all, and can feature drawers and cabinets. And all kinds of iterations of the credenza have seen the light of day over the years, from ornately carved walnut credenzas originating in 16th-century Tuscany to the wealth of Art Deco credenzas — with their polished surfaces and geometric patterns — to the array of innovative modernist interpretations that American furniture maker Milo Baughman created for Directional and Thayer Coggin.

The credenza’s blend of style and functionality led to its widespread use in the 20th century. Mid-century modern credenzas are particularly popular — take a look at Danish furniture designer Arne Vodder’s classic Model 29, for instance, with its reversible sliding doors and elegant drawer pulls. Hans Wegner, another Danish modernist, produced strikingly minimalist credenzas in the 1950s and ’60s, as did influential designer Florence Knoll. Designers continue to explore new and exciting ways to update this long-loved furnishing.

Owing to its versatility and familiar low-profile form, the credenza remains popular in contemporary homes. Unlike many larger case pieces, credenzas can be placed under windows and in irregularly shaped rooms, such as foyers and entryways. This renders it a useful storage solution. In living rooms, for example, a credenza can be a sleek media console topped with plants and the rare art monographs you’ve been planning to show off. In homes with open floor plans, a credenza can help define multiple living spaces, making it ideal for loft apartments.

Browse a variety of antique, new and vintage credenzas on 1stDibs to find the perfect fit for your home today.