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Paul Frankl Mid-Century Modern Highboy Dresser Black Lacquered Walnut
By Johnson Furniture Company, Paul Frankl
Located in Roanoke, VA
A vintage Paul Frankl highboy dresser with iconic brass “x” knobs and newly lacquered black walnut
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut, Lacquer

Paul Frankl Mid-Century Modern Dresser Black Lacquered Walnut
By Johnson Furniture Company, Paul Frankl
Located in Roanoke, VA
A vintage Paul Frankl dresser with iconic brass “x” knobs and newly lacquered black walnut is a
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut, Lacquer

Mid-Century Modern Tall Dresser
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Unique chest of drawers with sculpted mosaic front pattern, black handles with chrome. (Please
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Tall Dresser
Mid-Century Modern Tall Dresser
H 48 in W 38 in D 18 in
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Cabinet Dresser in Black and Dark Wood
By Bassett Furniture
Located in Munster, IN
unique Mid-Century Modern features. Originally sold by Bassett Furniture, this piece was built to last
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Modern Dresser by John Stuart
By John Stuart Inc.
Located in Brooklyn, NY
low Mid-Century Modern dresser makes a substantial addition to any interior. Please confirm item
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Pair of Mid Century Modern Dressers
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of mid-century modern dressers refinished with Alexander Girard colors of inspiration
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Chrome

Mid Century Modern Faux Zebra Wood Dresser
Located in Hudson, NY
The faux zebra wood mid-century dresser, shown here, has been beautifully restored. Featuring six
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Zebra Wood

Mid Century Modern Faux Zebra Wood Dresser
Mid Century Modern Faux Zebra Wood Dresser
H 29.75 in W 59 in D 17.75 in
Mid-Century 1960s Wood & Formica Dressers Set - White & Black Lacquer Finiish
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Introducing our stunning pair of 1960s Mid-Century Modern Dressers, a perfect blend of classic
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Steel, Metal

Mid-Century Walnut Chrome Lane Lowboy Dresser
By Lane Furniture
Located in Baltimore, MD
Extraordinary Mid-Century Modern 9 drawer dresser by Lane Furniture. This retro piece was
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Walnut Dresser Cabinet
Located in North York, ON
Introducing the ultimate statement piece for any Mid-Century Modern enthusiast. This stunning piece
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Vintage 1960s Dressers

Materials

Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Walnut Dresser Cabinet
Mid-Century Modern Walnut Dresser Cabinet
H 33 in W 77.5 in D 21.25 in
Mid Century American of Martinsville Highboy Dresser
By American of Martinsville, Merton Gershun
Located in Baltimore, MD
Gershun for American of Martinsville, features the mid-century style and construction quality that keep
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut, Faux Leather

Mid Century Modern Tall teak 5 drawer dresser Black leather pulls plinth base
By Westnofa Furniture
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid Century Scandinavian Modern Teak Tall 5 drawer dresser with leather pulls and Black Lacquer
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Leather, Teak, Lacquer

Mid Century Modern 6 drawer walnut low dresser with black lacquered wood base
By Milo Baughman
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Handsome Mid Century Modern 6 drawer walnut low dresser with black lacquered wood base. Walnut wood
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut, Lacquer

Vintage Mid Century Modern Six Drawer Lowboy Dresser.
Located in Seattle, WA
This Dresser features original wood and metal hardware. Dovetailed Drawers. The frame,handles and
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Modern Walnut Triple Dresser by Stanley
By Stanley Furniture
Located in Miami, FL
Vintage walnut and brass triple dresser by Stanley Furniture. The Mid-Century Modern credenza
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Metal, Brass

Mid Century Modern 6 Drawer Dresser by Dillingham Walnut & Pecky Cypress
By Dillingham Manufacturing Company
Located in Topeka, KS
Fabulous vintage Mid Century Modern 6 drawer dresser by Dillingham Manufacturing Company. Comprised
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut, Cypress

1960s Mid-Century Modern Highboy Dresser by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Burbank, CA
Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern dresser for sale. Manufactured by Lane, and has been
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Chrome

Mid-Century Modern High-Boy Dresser by Stanley
By Stanley
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautiful vintage modern high boy dresser. Equipped with six spacious drawers, three on the bottom
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut

George Nelson for Herman Miller Mid Century Modern Walnut Hi Boy Dresser Chest
By George Nelson, Herman Miller
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
stunning mid century styling. This piece features a full walnut wood body construction. This piece has 6
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut

1950's Mid-Century Modern American of Martinsville Highboy Dresser
By American of Martinsville
Located in Burbank, CA
Original 1950's Mid-Century Modern dresser for sale. Manufactured by American of Martinsville, and
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Wood

Joerns Bros Art Deco Mid Century Burl Walnut Tall Chest Dresser
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Joerns Bros Art Deco Mid Century Burl Walnut Tall Chest Dresser. Item features brass capped feet
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Dressers

Materials

Walnut

Mid Century Robert Baron for Glenn of California low dresser
By Robert Baron
Located in Sayreville, NJ
ROBERT BARON GLENN of CALIFORNIA Walnut Credenza Sideboard Dresser. Ebonized oak panel sides
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Stainless Steel

Milo Baughman, Mid-Century Modern Dresser, Rosewood, Chrome, John Stuart, 1960s
By Milo Baughman, John Stuart
Located in Stamford, CT
American mid-century dresser designed by Milo Baughman for John Stuart circa 1960s. Rosewood, Black
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Chrome

Mid-Century Modern White Lacquered and Glass Console, Dresser or Sideboard
By Milo Baughman
Located in Stamford, CT
Mid Century Modern White Lacquered and Glass Console, Dresser or Sideboard This unique and rare
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Chrome

Mid Century Modern 12 drawer Walnut Dresser Credenza by Milo Baughman
By Arch Gordon, Milo Baughman
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Milo Baughman for Arch Gordon 12 drawer long Walnut dresser. Very nice walnut Veneer dresser with
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut

Mid century Paul McCobb 8 Drawer Dresser Credenza #1507 Blonde Maple T Pulls
By Planner Group, Paul McCobb
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Vintage Mid century Paul McCobb 8 drawer dresser credenza Planner Group #1507. Beautiful dresser by
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Steel, Iron

Anglo Indian Black Seven Drawer Dresser
Located in New York, NY
Introducing our exquisite Bone Inlay Dresser, an undeniable statement piece for any bedroom. This
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Bone, Wood

Attractive Black Lacquered Henredon Campaign Style Dresser
By Henredon
Located in Dallas, TX
Vintage campaign style dresser by Henredon Scene One collection. Henredon is for those who value
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

Compatible Pair Mid-Century Modern Dressers, Chests by Paul Frankl, John Stuart
By Paul Frankl, John Stuart
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair Mid-Century Modern Double dressers by Paul Frankl for John Stuart, Lacquer Highly compatible
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass, Chrome

Pair of Widdicomb Dressers With Black Marble Tops
Located in San Francisco, CA
Pair of Widdicomb Dressers With Black Marble Tops 39w x 21d x 35h
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Mid-20th Century Dressers

Materials

Wood

Vista of California Black & White Dressers, Pair
By Vista of California
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Vista of California Furniture three-drawer black and white dressers, with a white laminate
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Steel

Mid Century Modern Teak low 6 drawer dresser with leather pulls and plinth base
By Westnofa Furniture
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid Century Scandinavian Modern Teak low 6 drawer dresser with leather pulls and Black Lacquer
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Teak

Mid-Century Modern Vista of California Mahogany and Steel Dresser by Don Knorr
By Don Knorr, Vista of California
Located in San Jose, CA
Vintage double dresser in mahogany designed by Don Knorr for Vista of California circa 1950's. This
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Steel

American Mid Century 1950s Petite Dresser with Marble Top by Vista of California
By George Nelson, Vista of California
Located in San Diego, CA
petite small triple drawer dresser, by Vista of California. This piece has been totally restored
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Marble, Metal, Chrome

Midcentury Paul McCobb 3 Drawer Black Dresser Aluminum Ring Pulls
By Planner Group, Paul McCobb
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid Century Modern black lacquer three-drawer dresser by Paul McCobb for Winchendon Furniture
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Maple, Lacquer

Raymond Loewy for Mengel Black Lacquered Highboy Dresser, Newly Refinished
By Mengel Furniture Co., Raymond Loewy
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Mid-Century Modern six-drawer highboy dresser or chest of drawers By Raymond Loewy
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Aluminum

Henredon Hollywood Regency Campaign Black Lacquered Dresser, Newly Refinished
By Henredon
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern Hollywood Regency Campaign six-drawer dresser or credenza By
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

Henredon Hollywood Regency Black Lacquered Campaign Dresser, Newly Refinished
By Henredon
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional mid-century modern Hollywood Regency Campaign style seven-drawer dresser or credenza
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

Willy Rizzo Black Laminated Wood & Chrome Sideboard, Dresser, Cabinet Italy Pair
By Willy Rizzo
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern Willy Rizzo pair of very heavy black laminated wood dresser, sideboard, cabinet
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Chrome

Kindel, Hollywood Regency Style, Dresser, Matte Black, Brass, USA, 1970s
By Kindel Furniture
Located in Stamford, CT
Kindel, Hollywood Regency Style, Dresser, Matte Black, Brass, USA, 1970s Mid-century dresser
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Mid-20th Century American Dressers

Materials

Wood

19th Century Painted Solid Pine 4-Drawer Dresser on Wheels
Located in Germantown, MD
A 19th Century Painted Solid Pine 4-Drawer Dresser on Wheels. Black painted outside and white
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Antique Mid-19th Century Dressers

Materials

Brass

John Widdicomb Hollywood Regency Campaign Black Lacquered Highboy Dresser, 1950s
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional mid-century modern Hollywood Regency Campaign five-drawer highboy dresser By John
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

Pair of Midcentury Paul McCobb 3 Drawer Black Lacquer Dressers Brass Knobs
By Paul McCobb, Planner Group
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Pair of Mid-Century Modern black lacquer three-drawer dresser by Paul McCobb for Winchendon
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

Large Oversize Long Ebonized Black Lacquer Credenza Dresser Dowel Cone Legs Mint
By Dunbar Furniture, Harvey Probber
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Large oversize long ebonized black lacquer credenza dresser dowel cone legs mint. Doble doors
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut

George Nelson Black Enameled Mahogany Four Drawer Dresser, 1950's
By Herman Miller, George Nelson
Located in Bainbridge, NY
George Nelson for Herman Miller "Basic Series" Four Drawer Black Dresser, circa 1955. Featuring a
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Mahogany, Lucite

Drexel Heritage Hollywood Regency Campaign Black Lacquered Twelve-Drawer Dresser
By Drexel
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional mid-century modern Hollywood Regency Campaign style twelve-drawer dresser or
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

Black Lacquer Ebonized Pieced Wood Pulls Gallery Top 9 Drawers Dresser Credenza
By Edmond J. Spence, Harvey Probber
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Black lacquer ebonized pieced wood pulls gallery top 9 drawers sculptural splayed legs dresser
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Mahogany

Paul McCobb Planner Group Blonde with Black Drawers Dresser on Wrought Iron Base
By Paul McCobb, Planner Group
Located in Ferndale, MI
Master of mid-century American modular design Paul McCobb for Winchedon Planner group six drawer
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wrought Iron

Modern Cerused Double Dresser
Located in Westwood, NJ
metallics. While this dresser offers several spacious drawers beautifully finished in Cerused Oak, the
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21st Century and Contemporary Asian Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Metal

Modern Cerused Double Dresser
Modern Cerused Double Dresser
H 35 in W 66 in D 18 in
Midcentury Paul McCobb Black 6 Drawer Dresser Credenza #1509 Ring Pulls
By Planner Group, Paul McCobb
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Vintage midcentury Paul McCobb six-drawer dresser credenza Planner Group #1509. Beautiful dresser
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Aluminum

Michael Taylor for Baker Far East Collection Black Lacquered Dresser, Refinished
By Michael Taylor, Baker Furniture Company
Located in South Bend, IN
A stunning mid-century modern Hollywood Regency Chinoiserie eight-drawer double dresser or credenza
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut, Lacquer

Pair Burl Wood Black Lacquer Solid Brass Drop Pull 2 Drawer Night Stands MINT!
By Heritage-Henredon, Century Furniture
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair Burl Wood Black Lacquer Solid Brass Drop Pull 2 Drawer Night Stands MINT!.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

Black Lacquer Solid Brass Decorative Hardware 3 Drawers Bachelor Chest Dresser
By Baker Furniture Company, Harvey Probber, George Nelson
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Black Lacquer Solid Brass Decorative Hardware Cone Shape Brass Legs 3 Drawers Bachelor Chest
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20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

Paul McCobb Black Lacquer and Brass Dresser or Credenza, Newly Refinished
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern eight-drawer long dresser or credenza By Paul McCobb for
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut, Lacquer

Danish Modern High Dresser with Tambour Door
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Stylish Danish midcentury high dresser. Teak wood exterior, with a black skirt base. Ample storage
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Teak

Gibbings Widdicomb Ebonized Black Lacquer 3 Drawers Bachelor Chest Dresser Mint!
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, John Widdicomb
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Gibbings Widdicomb ebonized black lacquer 3 drawers bachelor chest dresser mint!
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut

Midcentury Paul McCobb 3 Drawer Black Dresser T Pulls and Iron Base
By Paul McCobb, Planner Group
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid-Century Modern black lacquer three-drawer dresser by Paul McCobb for Winchendon Furniture
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Steel

1940s Hollywood Starline Los Angeles Double Dresser Black Cerused Oak & Brass
By Paul Frankl
Located in Chula Vista, CA
1940s double dresser black cerused oak & brass Hollywood Starline Los Angeles Double dresser
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

Ebonized Black Lacquer Mahogany Tall 5 Drawers Dresser Gold Bracket Pulls MNT
By James Mont, John Widdicomb
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Ebonized black lacquer mahogany tall 5 drawers dresser gold bracket pulls MNT.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut

Gibbings for Widdicomb Black Lacquer Solid Brass Drop Ring Pulls Dresser MINT!
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, John Stuart, John Widdicomb
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Gibbings for Widdicomb Black Lacquer Solid Brass Drop Ring Pulls Dresser MINT!
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

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Black Mid Century Dresser For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic black mid century dresser available at 1stDibs. A black mid century dresser — often made from wood, metal and brass — can elevate any home. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer black mid century dresser, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A black mid century dresser made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Hollywood Regency — is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one black mid century dresser that is appealing in its simplicity, but Paul McCobb, Winchendon Furniture (Planner Group) and American of Martinsville produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Black Mid Century Dresser?

A black mid century dresser can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $3,825, while the lowest priced sells for $20 and the highest can go for as much as $53,070.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

ORIGINS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

CHARACTERISTICS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNERS TO KNOW

ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNS

VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ON 1STDIBS

The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by celebrated manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

Generations turn over, and mid-century modern remains arguably the most popular style going. As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right Case Pieces and Storage Cabinets for You

Of all the vintage storage cabinets and antique case pieces that have become popular in modern interiors over the years, dressers, credenzas and cabinets have long been home staples, perfect for routine storage or protection of personal items. 

In the mid-19th century, cabinetmakers would mimic styles originating in the Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI eras for their dressers, bookshelves and other structures, and, later, simpler, streamlined wood designs allowed these “case pieces” or “case goods” — any furnishing that is unupholstered and has some semblance of a storage component — to blend into the background of any interior. 

Mid-century modern furniture enthusiasts will cite the tall modular wall units crafted in teak and other sought-after woods of the era by the likes of George Nelson, Poul Cadovius and Finn Juhl. For these highly customizable furnishings, designers of the day delivered an alternative to big, heavy bookcases by considering the use of space — and, in particular, walls — in new and innovative ways. Mid-century modern credenzas, which, long and low, evolved from tables that were built as early as the 14th century in Italy, typically have no legs or very short legs and have grown in popularity as an alluring storage option over time. 

Although the name immediately invokes images of clothing, dressers were initially created in Europe for a much different purpose. This furnishing was initially a flat-surfaced, low-profile side table equipped with a few drawers — a common fixture used to dress and prepare meats in English kitchens throughout the Tudor period. The drawers served as perfect utensil storage. It wasn’t until the design made its way to North America that it became enlarged and equipped with enough space to hold clothing and cosmetics. The very history of case pieces is a testament to their versatility and well-earned place in any room. 

In the spirit of positioning your case goods center stage, decluttering can now be design-minded.

A contemporary case piece with open shelving and painted wood details can prove functional as a storage unit as easily as it can a room divider. Alternatively, apothecary cabinets are charming case goods similar in size to early dressers or commodes but with uniquely sized shelving and (often numerous) drawers.

Whether you’re seeking a playful sideboard that features colored glass and metal details, an antique Italian hand-carved storage cabinet or a glass-door vitrine to store and show off your collectibles, there are options for you on 1stDibs.

Questions About Black Mid Century Dresser
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    A dresser is a mid-century dresser if it was made during the middle of the 20th century. The years that encompass the mid-century modern period are roughly 1933 until 1965, but most experts argue, however, that the mid-century modern period correlates specifically to the years following World War II. Mid-century modern dressers will likely have specific characteristics. There was a use of natural and man-made materials that included alluring woods such as teak, rosewood and oak as well as steel, fiberglass and molded plywood. An authentic mid-century modern dresser will also be characterized by simplicity, organic forms and clean lines. Shop an assortment of vintage mid-century dressers on 1stDibs.