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Burl Writing Desk by Century Furniture
By Century Furniture
Located in Pasadena, TX
Petite Burl writing desk by Century Furniture Diminutive burl writing desk. One drawer with bronze pulls. Perfect for study or bedroom.  
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks

Materials

Burl

  • Burl Writing Desk by Century Furniture
  • Burl Writing Desk by Century Furniture
  • Burl Writing Desk by Century Furniture
  • Burl Writing Desk by Century Furniture
H 29.5 in. W 40 in. D 18 in.
Pair of Faux Bamboo Nightstands by Century
By Century Furniture
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of faux bamboo nightstands by Century. There is visible wear on the nightstands. New lacquer is all these guys need to be updated, circa 1960s. dimensions: 26" wide, 16"deep,...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Burl Wood Linen Cabinet by Century Furniture
By Century Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautiful, narrow and tall, burl wood cabinet by Century Furniture. Well constructed with four storage drawers below and large shelf storage compartment above. Please confirm item lo...
Category

Vintage 1980s North American Mid-Century Modern Linen Presses

Materials

Burl

Chin Hua Dresser Credenza by Century Furniture
By Century Furniture
Located in Pasadena, TX
Century Chin Hua dresser credenza Sideboard buffet or dresser manufactured by Century Furniture as part of the Chin Hua collection from the 1970s. Ebonized with beautiful brass p...
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Vintage 1970s North American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

  • Chin Hua Dresser Credenza by Century Furniture
  • Chin Hua Dresser Credenza by Century Furniture
  • Chin Hua Dresser Credenza by Century Furniture
  • Chin Hua Dresser Credenza by Century Furniture
H 31 in. W 74.25 in. D 19.25 in.
Pair of Ebonized Chin Hua Mid-Century Nightstands by Century
By Century Furniture
Located in Pasadena, TX
A pair of Asian inspired nightstands by Century Furniture. Ebonized with brass pulls on drawer at bottom. Ample open area above for storage and books.  
Category

Vintage 1960s American Chinoiserie Night Stands

Materials

Walnut

Six Goatskin Lacquer Dining Chairs by Century
By Century Furniture
Located in Chicago, IL
Set of six dining chairs with two arm chairs and four side chairs from Century Chair Company. Pastel flame stitch upholstery is original, and in great condition. Extremely well made ...
Category

Late 20th Century American Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

Vintage Art Deco 12-Drawer Dresser by Century
By Century Furniture
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Vintage 12-drawer dresser by Century Furniture features art deco style detailing and brass hardware. Extremely heavy, solid construction. Good vintage condition with small abrasions ...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Art Deco Sideboards

Materials

Brass

  • Vintage Art Deco 12-Drawer Dresser by Century
  • Vintage Art Deco 12-Drawer Dresser by Century
  • Vintage Art Deco 12-Drawer Dresser by Century
  • Vintage Art Deco 12-Drawer Dresser by Century
H 30 in. W 76.5 in. D 19.5 in.
Hollywood Regency Chinoiserie Ebonized Nightstands by Century Furniture, Pair
By Century Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional pair of Mid-Century Modern Hollywood Regency night stands by Century Furniture. The nightstands have gorgeous newly ebonized cases. They feature subtle Asian design, w...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

Materials

Brass

Large Black Lacquered Chin Hua Headboard by Century Furniture
By Century Furniture
Located in Pasadena, TX
Large black lacquered chin hua headboard by Century Furniture. Measures: 93" W Chin Hua, features geometrical design, with carved details on corners of headboard.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Chinoiserie Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Lacquer

Low Slung Lounge Chair by Century Furniture Company
By Century Furniture
Located in New York, NY
Great Art Deco Revival low slung lounge chair with cream lacquer frame, brass feet, and upholstered seat and back. The chair is in very good condition, showing only light cosmetic we...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Post-Modern Lounge Chairs

Pair of Elegant 1960s Club Chairs by Century
By Century Furniture
Located in Chicago, IL
Elegant and sophisticated, this pair of art deco inspired club chairs, often misattributed to Harvey Probber, have been completely restored from the ground up. Refinished to match th...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Club Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Lounge Chair and Ottoman by Century Missoni Fabric Upholstery
By Century Furniture
Located in Miami, FL
Custom made lounge chair and ottoman by Century. In pristine condition. Close ups show more accurate colors. Measures: Ottoman is 36" wide, 28" deep and 20" tall.
Category

1990s American Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Restored Vintage Chest by Century Furniture in Cream Lacquer
By Century Furniture
Located in Atlanta, GA
A beautiful eight-drawer chest by Century Furniture, circa 1970. Stout, expertly made mahogany case construction. The drawer are marked by fabulous solid brass hardware. Exceptional ...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Brass

Pair of Japanese Tansu Style Cabinets by Century Furniture
By Century Furniture
Located in Peabody, MA
A rarely seen pair of Japanese tansu styled cabinets by Century Furniture with solid brass hardware, circa 1980s.
Category

Vintage 1980s American Meiji Cabinets

Materials

Brass

Asian Burl Wood Two-Toned Dresser by Century Furniture
By Century Furniture
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Two-toned dresser by Century Furniture features burl fronts and brass hardware in Asian chinoiserie style. Very good condition with only minor imperfections consistent with age.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Dressers

Materials

Brass

Mahogany Chinese Chippendale Serpentine Front 8-Drawer Long Dresser by Century
By Century Furniture
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique mahogany Chinese Chippendale serpentine front 8 drawer long dresser by Century. Item includes serpentine front, floral carved sides, beautiful wood grain, nicely carved detai...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Chinese Chippendale Dressers

Materials

Brass

Chinese Chippendale Faux Bamboo Dining Chairs by Century, Set of 6
By Century Furniture
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Set of six faux bamboo dining chairs in chinoiserie style by Century Chair Company. Deep brown stained finish with neutral upholstery. Very good condition with only very minor imperf...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Chinese Chippendale Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Faux Bamboo, Wood

Chippendale Secretary Desk by Century Furniture for British National Trust
By Century Furniture
Located in Pasadena, TX
A stunning large scale secretary desk created by Century Furniture for the British National Trust Foundation in the late 20th century. This was a special collection recreating key pi...
Category

Vintage 1980s North American Chippendale Desks

Materials

Walnut

Hollywood Regency Asian Modern Motif Tallboy Chest by Century Furniture
By Century Furniture
Located in Hingham, MA
Vintage 1960s black painted wardrobe chest of drawers by Century Furniture with solid brass hardware and central oriental motif brass medallion. Two large double doors above a single...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Hollywood Regency Linen Presses

Large Console Table in Walnut with Pewter Accents by Century Furniture
By Century Furniture
Located in New York, NY
Large and impressive console table in walnut with pewter stretchers and accents by Century Furniture, American, 1970s Retains original “Century Furniture” label on bottom.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Console Tables

Chin Hua Collection China Display Cabinet or Book Case by Century Furniture
By Century Furniture
Located in Topeka, KS
Gorgeous china cabinet, display cabinet or bookcase from the Chin Hua collection by Century Furniture, circa 1970. This great cabinet is lighted and in wonderful vintage condition. S...
Category

Late 20th Century American Chinoiserie Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Set of Midcentury Chinoiserie Style Lounge Chairs by Century Chair Company
By Century Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Pair of horseshoe armchairs with "scrubbed white" finish by the Century Chair Company, 1987. Please confirm item location (NY or NJ) with dealer.
Category

Vintage 1980s American Chinoiserie Armchairs

Materials

Wood, Upholstery

Gorgeous Restored Ten-Drawer Chest by Ray Sabota for Century Furniture
By Century Furniture
Located in Atlanta, GA
A fantastic ten-drawer chest by Century Furniture Company, circa 1970. Expertly crafted mahogany case construction with handsome lines and detail. The fabulous solid brass hardware...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Brass

James Mont Style Horseshoe Chairs by Century, a Pair
By James Mont, Century Furniture
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Pair of James Mont style "Horseshoe" chinoiserie chairs by Century Furniture feature gloss black lacquered finish and brass detailing. Very good condition with only minor imperfectio...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Hollywood Regency Club Chairs

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Chrome Desk with Alligator Leather Top by Century
By Century Furniture, Milo Baughman
Located in Opa Locka, FL
Desk with chromed frame with two ebonized pull out drawers. The top is real leather with an alligator design. Drawer interior is brown. Made by Century.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Mid-Century Modern James Mont Style Black Lacquer Armchairs by Century
By James Mont, Century Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This pair of unique vintage James Mont style armchairs feature stylish sculpted backs, brass feet, comfortable seats, and make a great addition to any interior space. Please confirm ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Hollywood Regency James Mont Style Lacquer Lounge Armchair by Century
By Century Furniture, James Mont
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Hollywood Regency style lounge accent chair by Century Furniture. This James Mont style armchair features a gloss black lacquer wood frame with brass hardware accents. Cushion is new...
Category

Vintage 1970s Hollywood Regency Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Asian Modern Armchairs by the Century Furniture Company
By James Mont, Century Furniture
Located in Miami, FL
Mid century Asian Modern Armchairs by the Century Furniture Company Offered for sale is a pair of mid century Asian modern armchairs by the Century Furniture Company. This stylish p...
Category

Late 20th Century American Hollywood Regency Chairs

Materials

Wood, Silk

Unusual Pair of Cerused Faux Bamboo Chests by Ray Sabota
By Century Furniture
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Wonderful pair of cerused faux bamboo small chests by Ray Sabota for Century Furniture Company, circa 1970's. Brass hardware and lovely Greek Key motifs accent the pieces. Function...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Brass

Brass Pull Oak Burl Wood Campaign Modern Credenza by Century Furniture, 1970s
By Century Furniture, Henredon, Milo Baughman
Located in Saint Petersburg, FL
Stunning Campaign style credenza made by esteemed US furniture maker Century, circa 1970s. Mesmerizing burl wood on fronts and top. The brass pull hardware ties together British trad...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Buffets

Materials

Brass

James Mont Style Malachite Lacquer Lounge Chairs by Century
By Tony Duquette, James Mont, Century Furniture
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Pair of Hollywood Regency Century Furniture lounge accent armchairs in the style of James Mont. Black lacquered wood frames with brass accents. Cushions newly upholstered in malachit...
Category

Vintage 1970s Hollywood Regency Chairs

Materials

Brass

Chin Hua Asian Dining Set by Raymond Sabota for Century Furniture
By Raymond Sabota, Century Furniture
Located in Jacksonville, FL
7-piece dining set by Century Furniture. Part of the Chin Hua collection by Raymond Sabota. Asian chinoiserie style newly lacquered in high gloss blue. Original seat upholstery has s...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Dining Room Sets

Materials

Glass, Wood, Lacquer

Nightstands by Raymond Sabota for Century Furniture Chin Hua Collection
By Raymond K. Sobota, Century Furniture
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Pair of Asian chinoiserie nightstands by Raymond Sabota for the Century Furniture Chin Hua collection. Asian styling and heavy brass hardware. Very good condition with minor imperfec...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Night Stands

Materials

Brass

Faux Bamboo Writing Desk by Raymond Sabota for Century Furniture
By Raymond Sabota, Century Furniture
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Midcentury writing desk designed by Raymond Sabota for Century Furniture features faux bamboo detailing with Greek key accents and a cerused finish. Solid wood construction. Good con...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Desks

Materials

Faux Bamboo, Wood

Pair of Articulating Chaise Lounges by Richard Frinier for Century Furniture
By Century Furniture, Richard Frinier
Located in San Diego, CA
Gorgeous pair of outdoor articulating chaise lounges from the "Denpasar Collection" by Richard Frinier for Century Furniture, circa 2016. The chaise lounges feature: • Denpasar...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Lounge Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Credenza by Stanley
By Distinctive Furniture By Stanley
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Stylish Mid-Century Modern dresser by Stanley. Cabinet with adjustable shelving on one side, with three dovetail-jointed drawers on the other side, the uppermost of which has a parti...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Materials

Walnut

  • Mid-Century Modern Credenza by Stanley
  • Mid-Century Modern Credenza by Stanley
  • Mid-Century Modern Credenza by Stanley
  • Mid-Century Modern Credenza by Stanley
H 29.25 in. W 72 in. D 19 in.
Large Chin Hua China Display Cabinet Bookcase by Raymond K. Sobota Century Furn
By Raymond Sabota, Century Furniture
Located in Topeka, KS
Gorgeous large Chin Hua china display cabinet or bookcase by Raymond K. Sobota for Century Furniture comprised of white ash burlwood with ebonized maple accents, brass hardware, glas...
Category

Late 20th Century American Chinoiserie Cabinets

Materials

Brass

Chin Hua Asian Dining Set by Raymond Sabota for Century Furniture
By Raymond Sabota, Century Furniture
Located in Jacksonville, FL
7-piece dining set by Century Furniture. Part of the Chin Hua collection by Raymond Sabota. Asian chinoiserie style newly lacquered in high gloss blue. Original seat upholstery has s...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Dining Room Sets

Materials

Glass, Wood, Lacquer

Chin Hua Asian Dining Chairs by Raymond Sabota for Century Furniture
By Raymond Sabota, Century Furniture
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Set of 6 dining chairs by Century Furniture. Part of the Chin Hua collection by Raymond Sabota. Asian chinoiserie style newly lacquered in high gloss blue. Original seat upholstery h...
Category

Vintage 1980s Hollywood Regency Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Mid-Century Modern Credenza by Stanley
By Distinctive Furniture By Stanley
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful modern credenza is stamped "Distinctive Furniture By Stanley." The stylish design features brass pulls on the oversized drawers, unique dovetail joints showcased on th...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

  • Mid-Century Modern Credenza by Stanley
  • Mid-Century Modern Credenza by Stanley
  • Mid-Century Modern Credenza by Stanley
  • Mid-Century Modern Credenza by Stanley
H 31 in. W 62 in. D 19 in.
Mid-Century Modern Nine Drawer Credenza by Stanley Furniture
By Distinctive Furniture By Stanley
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This striking Mid-Century Modern bedroom dresser features unique two-tone finish including rich natural wood grain drawer fronts and ebonized frame. Spacious drawers offer plenty of ...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Wood

Mid-20th Century Italian Creamware Boot Umbrella Stand by Taste Sellar by Sigma
By Taste Seller By Sigma
Located in Atlanta, GA
Large mid-20th century Italian Creamware porcelain boot umbrella stand by Taste Sellar by Sigma. Marked "Made in Italy".
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Umbrella Stands

Materials

Ceramic, Creamware, Porcelain

Modernist Regency Daybed Chin Hua Century Furniture by Raymond K. Sobota
By Raymond K. Sobota, James Mont, Century Furniture
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modernist Regency daybed chin Hua century furniture by Raymond K. Sobota. Stunning carved wood Asian inspired base, retains original 1980s fabric, Unusual form, style of James Mont, ...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Teak Nightstand End Tables with Brass Hardware by Stanley, Mid-Century Modern
By Distinctive Furniture By Stanley
Located in Saint Petersburg, FL
This elegant set of Mid-Century Modern teak nightstands were created by The Stanley Furniture Company in the 1960s. The straight line construction and unique brass drawer pulls add t...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

Materials

Brass

Kulikovo II, Hand Embroidered Cushion by Jupe by Jackie
By Jupe by Jackie
Located in Breda, NL
Intricate rich textures set in an interesting colour combination embroidered by hand. Black silk velvet cushion cover with an intricate design entirely embroidered by hand. Standard ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Mid-Century Modern Pillows and Throws

Materials

Velvet

Widcombe, Hand Embroidered Cushion by Jupe by Jackie
By Jupe by Jackie
Located in Breda, NL
The pink and orange fringe border is entirely embroidered by hand on high quality natural linen. A cushion like this, can transform instantly a space. Standard size 50 x 50 cm. Cust...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Rustic Pillows and Throws

Materials

Linen

Moma Purple, Hand Embroidered Cushion by Jupe by Jackie
By Jupe by Jackie
Located in Breda, NL
Black silk velvet cushion cover with an intricate design entirely embroidered by hand. Standard size 80 x 40 cm. Customisable in other sizes, colour combinations or fabrics on reques...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Mid-Century Modern Pillows and Throws

Materials

Velvet

Dada, Hand Embroidered Character Cushion by Jupe by Jackie
By Jupe by Jackie
Located in Breda, NL
The sweet looking character "Dada" is entirely hand embroidered on high quality natural linen. A cushion like this, can transform instantly a space. Standard size 65 x 65cm. Customi...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Pillows and Throws

Materials

Linen

Broad Linen Hand Embroidered Cushion by Jupe by Jackie
By Jupe by Jackie
Located in Breda, NL
Pick your favourite colour! The sweet little yellow flowers are entirely embroidered by hand on high quality natural linen jute. Standard size 60 x 45 cm. Customisable in other siz...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Rustic Pillows and Throws

Materials

Linen

Paspartout Nude, Hand Embroidered Cushion by Jupe by Jackie
By Jupe by Jackie
Located in Breda, NL
Tone on tone cushion cover entirely embroidered by hand on high quality natural linen. Standard size 50 x 50 cm. Customizable in other sizes, color combinations or fabrics on reques...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Minimalist Pillows and Throws

Materials

Linen

Stall, Hand Embroidered Floral Cushion by Jupe by Jackie
By Jupe by Jackie
Located in Breda, NL
The pink and orange flowers are entirely embroidered by hand on high quality natural linen. A cushion like this, can transform instantly a space. Standard size 50 x 50 cm. Customisa...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Rustic Pillows and Throws

Materials

Linen

Graph Nude, Hand Embroidered Cushion by Jupe by Jackie
By Jupe by Jackie
Located in Breda, NL
Tone on tone cushion cover entirely embroidered by hand on high quality natural linen. Standard size 50 x 50 cm. Customisable in other sizes, colour combinations or fabrics on reque...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Minimalist Pillows and Throws

Materials

Linen

Mint Julep Hand Embroidered Cushion by Jupe by Jackie
By Jupe by Jackie
Located in Breda, NL
The sweet little flowers and fringe border are entirely embroidered by hand on high quality natural linen. A cushion like this, can transform instantly a space. Standard size 50 x 50...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Rustic Pillows and Throws

Materials

Linen

Daisy, Hand Embroidered Floral Cushion by Jupe by Jackie
By Jupe by Jackie
Located in Breda, NL
The small daisy flowers are entirely embroidered by hand on high quality natural linen. A cushion like this, can transform instantly a space. Standard size 50 x 50 cm. Customisable ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Rustic Pillows and Throws

Materials

Linen

Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian Stool Model ML42 by Mogens Lassen, New Edition
By By Lassen 1, Mogens Lassen
Located in Courbevoie, FR
Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian stool model ML42 by Mogens Lassen, new edition. In 1942 Mogens Lassen designed the Stool ML42 as a piece for a furniture exhibition held at the Danish...
Category

Vintage 1940s Scandinavian Stools

Materials

Oak

Six Andalusia Royal Lounge Gondola Chairs by Richard Frinier
By Century Furniture, Richard Frinier
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Rare set of six Andalusia royal lounge chairs designed by Richard Frinier for Century Furniture. Features a gondola style design that became famous with the optional canopy cover. Co...
Category

20th Century American Hollywood Regency Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Open Face Atomic Orange Media Console Credenza
By Mainline by Hooker
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a vintage Mid-Century Modern open-face credenza. Features an open front with two-toned paint. Includes a pull-out drawer, three drawers, and shelving. It is in good condit...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Materials

Wood, Paint

Mainline by Hooker Midcentury Walnut 9-Drawer Lowboy Dresser
By Mainline by Hooker
Located in La Grange, IL
Mainline by Hooker midcentury walnut 9-drawer lowboy dresser Dresser measures: 60.5 wide x 19.5 deep x 30.5 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vinta...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut

Mainline by Hooker Midcentury Walnut Roll Top Secretary Desk
By Mainline by Hooker
Located in La Grange, IL
Mainline by Hooker midcentury walnut roll top secretary desk. Desk measures: 49.75 wide x 20 deep x 43.5. Each piece is available in what we call restored vintage condition. That...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks

Materials

Wood

Mainline by Hooker Midcentury Walnut and Brass 9-Drawer Lowboy Dresser
By Mainline by Hooker
Located in La Grange, IL
Mainline by Hooker midcentury walnut and brass 9-drawer lowboy dresser Measures: 64 wide x 18 deep x 30.25 high Restored vintage condition. Piece is restored upon purchase so...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass

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By Century For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the by century you’re looking for. A by century — often made from metal, wood and glass — can elevate any home. If you’re shopping for a by century, we have 50914 options in-stock, while there are 26696 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect by century —, we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. When you’re browsing for the right by century, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Art Deco styles are of considerable interest. Tiffany & Co. Fabio Ltd and Emeco each produced at least one beautiful by century that is worth considering.

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A by century can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,400, while the lowest priced sells for $1 and the highest can go for as much as $6,300,000.
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  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Mid-century modern design is defined by a clean lines, simplicity and minimalism.

  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    The mid-century modern style emerged primarily in the years following World War II. This style of decor is characterized by sleek lines, organic forms, minimal ornamentation and high functionality. Creators of mid-century modern furniture believed that good design meant good living, and mid-century modern is today by far the largest category of furnishings on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Most experts agree that mid-century modern correlates specifically to the years following World War II. It has grown in popularity in the decades since, particularly due to the media and cultural institutions that have promoted the truly innovative era of design. Not only did the MoMA promote modern furniture, but pieces are prominently visible on the set of very popular television shows such as Mad Men. Shop a wide and beautiful range of mid-century modern furniture on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Yes, Drexel Furniture makes high-quality furniture in a variety of styles. The company's vintage pieces are highly sought after by collectors. You can find a wide range of Drexel Furniture on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Mid-century furniture is furniture created within the period of 1933 to 1965 but most would argue that the style began to emerge in the postwar years. This style of furniture is known for its sleek lines and organic shapes. The creators most frequently associated with mid-century modern furniture believed that good design meant good living. Mid-century modern is today by far the largest category of furnishings on 1stDibs.
  • PAGODA RED
    PAGODA REDOctober 21, 2020

    For thousands of years, China’s court-sponsored porcelain industry has been at the forefront of technical innovation and aesthetic refinement. Exquisite finishes and precision of form gave China an international reputation for fine ceramic wares. Age, shape, glaze, motif, and reign mark are all factors contributing to the value of a ceramic piece, indicative of the maker and the dynastic reign under which the object was created.

  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Silver tea sets can range in value depending on a variety of factors. A silver-plated tea set is not usually very high value, though certain pieces and who the maker is plays a large role. A sterling silver set can be worth at least $1000.
  • Lotus Gallery
    Lotus GallerySeptember 23, 2020

    The best way to know is to take it to an expert, such as an appraiser, reputable dealer or auction house, or museum

  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 22, 2019

    Mid-century modernism first appeared in 1945 and merged a minimalist aesthetic with practicality. Mid-century modern furniture is distinguishable by its lack of decoration or extravagance and its use of clean lines, organic curves and variety of natural materials.

    1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Mid century modern furniture refers to pieces designed during the middle of the 20th century — specifically 1930s through the mid-1960s. This period represents a design and architecture movement characterized by simple shapes, clean lines, and organic materials. Some of the most famous mid century modern designers include Ray Eames, Charlotte Perriand, Isamu Noguchi and Eero Saarinen.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Mid-century modern decor was popularized during the period of 1933 to 1965 but most would suggest that the style emerged during the years that followed World War II. This style of decor is typically characterized by sleek lines, organic forms, minimal ornamentation and high functionality. Find the finest mid-century modern furnishings and more on 1stDibs.
  • PAGODA RED
    PAGODA REDOctober 7, 2020

    True porcelain ware was developed in the 11th century at the imperial kilns of Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China. These early porcelains of the Song and Yuan dynasties are known as Qingbai or Yingqing ware, defined by a light blue-grey glaze. Later forms of Chinese porcelain include blue and white underglaze ware, Celadon ware, Jun ware, Famille Verte ware, Wucai (Five Color) ware, and Dehua ware, also known as Blanc de Chine.

  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    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. The mid-century modern period in America saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history. Shop a wide and beautiful range of mid-century modern furniture on 1stDibs now.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Some of the most famous mid-century modern furniture designers were Alvar Aalto, Charles and Ray Eames, Paul Evans, Poul Kjærholm, Florence Knoll, George Nakashima, Giò Ponti, Hans Wegner, Charlotte Perriand, Sergio Rodrigues and Eero Saarinen.

  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Yes, you can use a headboard with an adjustable bed. When purchasing a headboard for an adjustable bed, make sure that the packaging reads “compatible with an adjustable bed”.
  • Lotus Gallery
    Lotus GallerySeptember 15, 2020

    Chinese porcelain can usually be dated by form and decoration. However, copies and forgeries abound, so you should have an expert such as an appraiser, reputable dealer or auction house, or museum examine your porcelain to accurately date it.

  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A great way to tell whether your pottery is valuable is to check the condition of the item, check whether the item is marked to identify the maker, and look at sold items for similar price comparisons.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Mid-century modern furniture combines sleek lines with organic shapes.

  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Mid-century home decor is characterized by clean lines, geometric shapes and materials like wood and tweed.

  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 15, 2019

    Art Deco is not mid-century modern. Art Deco began just before World War I and was inspired by cubism. Mid-century modernism first appeared in 1945 and merged a minimalist aesthetic with practicality.

  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Mid century modern refers to the middle of the 20th century — specifically 1930s through the mid-1960s. This period represents a design and architecture movement characterized by simple shapes, clean lines, and organic materials. Some of the most famous mid century modern designers include Ray Eames, Charlotte Perriand, Isamu Noguchi and Eero Saarinen.