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"Airshaft" Chicago Cityscape, Serigraph Print, 1973
By Barbara Lewis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This 1973 serigraph print on paper of city buildings entitled "Airshaft" is by Chicago-based painter, photographer, and printmaker Barbara Lewis (1925-2008). Lewis studied at the Ar...
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1970s Post-Modern Landscape Prints

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Paper, Screen

Tube Wall Light and Sconce, Made of Patinated Brass, Handcrafted in Chicago
By Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
Inspired by the art of Sumi-e, Japanese black ink drawing, the lamp flows as if stroked in one consecutive line. The dimmable LED wall light is all handcrafted and designed in Chicag...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Tube Wall Light Made of Brass and Led Light, Handcrafted and Designed in Chicago
By Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
Inspired by the art of Sumi-e, Japanese black ink drawing, the lamp flows as if stroked in one consecutive line. The dimmable LED wall light is completely crafted and assembled in Ch...
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Contemporary Tulu Shag Rug Inspired by Judy Chicago & Georgia O'Keeffe
By Judy Chicago, Georgia O'Keefee
Located in Dallas, TX
51863, new contemporary Tulu Shag rug Inspired by Judy Chicago & Georgia O'Keeffe. This hand knotted wool contemporary Tulu shag area rug with Postmodern style features a bold all-ov...
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21st Century and Contemporary Turkish Post-Modern Moroccan and North Afr...

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Wool, Angora

Chicago
By Harry Callahan
Located in New York, NY
6.5 x 9.25 inch vintage gelatin silver print, flush-mounted Signed and titled on mount verso Museum of Modern Art Study Collection/Photography Department ink stamp on mount verso Exh...
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1940s American Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Chicago
H 6.5 in. W 9.25 in.
Eleanor, Chicago
By Harry Callahan
Located in New York, NY
An early, mounted gelatin silver print, signed on mount verso and recto. One of Callahan's most iconic images of his wife.
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1940s American Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Uptown, Chicago
By Danny Lyon
Located in New York, NY
5 13/16 inch square vintage gelatin silver print Signed, titled and dated
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1960s American Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Uptown, Chicago
H 5.82 in. W 5.82 in.
Eleanor, Chicago
By Harry Callahan
Located in New York, NY
80 x 10 inch gelatin silver print, signed on recto
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1940s American Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Modern in the Middle Chicago Houses, 1929-1975
Located in London, GB
The first survey of the Classic 20th century houses that defined American Midwestern modernism. Famed as the birthplace of that icon of twentieth-century architecture, the skyscra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Books

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Paper

Michigan Avenue, Chicago
By Leon Rene Pescheret
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Leon Rene Pescheret, 'Michigan Avenue, Chicago', etching, edition not stated, 1932. A superb impression, on cream, wove paper, with full margins (1 1/8 to 1 1/2 inches), in excellent...
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1930s American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Chicago Bathers Figurative
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful figurative painting of bathers with the Chicago Skyline in the background. Style of Adolf Arthur Dehn. Signed A.F. or G.F '33' lower right. A 1.5" circular piece of the pap...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Laid Paper

  • Chicago Bathers Figurative
  • Chicago Bathers Figurative
  • Chicago Bathers Figurative
  • Chicago Bathers Figurative
H 24 in. W 30 in. D .10 in.
Eleanor, Chicago, 1948
By Harry Callahan
Located in New York, NY
SIgned on recto
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1940s American Modern Nude Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Chicago Railroad Yard
By Jack Delano
Located in Dallas, TX
Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.
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Mid-20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Chicago Railroad Yard
H 9 in. W 12 in. D 0.1 in.
View of Chicago
By Richard Haas
Located in Kensington, MD
Richard Haas (American b. 1936) "View of Chicago" 1978 Color Lithograph with Drypoint 58/150 Signed Lower Right & Middle & Left 14" x 49" inches framed 12.8" x 47" inches unframed ...
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20th Century Modern Mixed Media

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Lithograph, Color

  • View of Chicago
  • View of Chicago
  • View of Chicago
  • View of Chicago
H 14 in. W 49 in. D 0.5 in.
Modern Oil Decanter, Made of Patinated Brass, Completely Handcrafted in Chicago
By Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
Made of brass and hand tarnished, the oil seems to magically move from the container to the spout without the two being connected. This piece, with it visual disconnects, is all abou...
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2010s American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Brass

Cityscape Lithograph Chicago Modernist
By Richard Florsheim
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Other Subject: Landscape Medium: lithograph Surface: Canvas Country: United States Dimensions with Frame: 12.75 X 15.75 The artist Richard Florsheim depicts a Seascape using ...
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20th Century Modern Landscape Paintings

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Lithograph

Set of Five Mid-Century Modern Howell Chicago Eames Fiberglass Chairs
By Howell
Located in West Hartford, CT
Rare olive green color scheme set of five matching Howell fiberglass chairs. Manufacturer hallmarks on base of chairs.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Plaid or Wall Hanging Depicting the Skyline of Chicago
Located in Doornspijk, NL
Wonderful 1960s wall hanging in beautiful bright colors. Photographic print of Downtown Chicago with the Sears Building prominently in sight, combining it with a great blue sky. ...
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Tapestries

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Fabric

Angelo Mangiarotti for Skipper, Modern Set of Six Black Chicago Chairs, 1983
By Skipper, Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in Milan, IT
A set of six Chicago chairs by Angelo Mangiarotti produced in 1983 by Skipper, Milan. The chairs are molded in a single piece of fiberglass and are a marvel of production technology...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Chairs

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Fiberglass

Union League Club of Chicago
By Martin Levine
Located in New Orleans, LA
Union Club, Chicago is an artist's proof. An impression of this image is in the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago Martin Levine (born 14 May 1945 in New York Cit...
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1980s American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Men Dancing, Migdal Torah, Chicago
By Jay Wolke
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Jay Wolke lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. He has had solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the St. Louis Art Museum, Harvard University, the California Museum of Ph...
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20th Century Modern Figurative Photography

Chicago Skyline Artist Joseph Catanzaro Winner of the Chicago Artist of the Year
Located in Chicago, IL
Abstract Chicago skyline painting, acrylic on canvas, by local Chicago artist, Joesph Catanzaro. Winner of the Chicago “Artists of the Year” for the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bu...
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2010s American Modern Paintings

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Acrylic

The Chicago Key Club Bar
By LeRoy Neiman
Located in Missouri, MO
Leroy Neiman "The Chicago Key Club Bar" 1989 Color Serigraph Ed 13/80 Signed and Numbered in Pencil Lower Right LeRoy Neiman, whose brilliantly colored, impressionistic sketches of ...
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1980s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Screen

Chicago (Trees at Lake Shore)
By Harry Callahan
Located in New York, NY
Gelatin silver print Signed in pencil, recto This photograph is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City. About the artist: A highly influential artist and teacher, Harry Calla...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Large 1950s Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table by the S. J. Campbell Co. of Chicago
By S.J. Campbell Co.
Located in Lafayette, IN
Large 1950s coffee table by the S. J. Campbell Co. of Chicago, IL. Table features: - Three solid brass legs - Round wood top with inset travertine surface - Measures: 54" d...
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Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Travertine, Brass

Glass Decanter, Completely Handcrafted in Chicago
By Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
A place to ready the tastes and hidden intoxication offerings of your libation to the evening.      
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2010s American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Stainless Steel

Pair of Custom Cast and Gilt Resin Propeller Tables after Knut Hesterburg
By Chicago Statuary Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of cast and dimpled resin propeller end tables with an antiqued gilt finish. A petite and more interesting version of the aluminum propeller tables created by Knut Hesterburg. C...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Glass, Resin

'Man's Work' Chicago (Estate Stamped Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
'Man's Work' by Slim Aarons Working at his typewriter surrounded by 'bunny girls', publisher Hugh M Hefner at the Playboy Key Club in Chicago. He founded adult magazines, Playboy...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Chicago Yellow/Clear/Purple T-Light Holder
By Reflections Copenhagen
Located in Copenhagen NV, DK
The Reflections Copenhagen Chicago Yellow/Clear/Purple crystal tealight holder is an artistic statuette in majestic form and elegant detailing. The yellow and purple colour combinati...
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2010s Danish Modern More Candle Holders

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Crystal

  • Chicago Yellow/Clear/Purple T-Light Holder
  • Chicago Yellow/Clear/Purple T-Light Holder
  • Chicago Yellow/Clear/Purple T-Light Holder
  • Chicago Yellow/Clear/Purple T-Light Holder
H 5.12 in. W 3.94 in. D 3.94 in.
'Hugh Hefner' Chicago ( Estate Stamped Edition)
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
'Hugh Hefner' by Slim Aarons American publisher Hugh Hefner, founder of 'Playboy' magazine, surrounded by erotica at the Playboy Club in Chicago, 1961. This photograph epitomises t...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Chicago Credenza in Blush by May Furniture
By May Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Chicago Credenza in Blush by May Furniture Finish: Blush; Wood: Cherry Details: 4 cabinet door credenza with hand cut kerf groove door fronts. Made in/ships from: Brooklyn, NY 112...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Credenzas

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Cherry

  • Chicago Credenza in Blush by May Furniture
  • Chicago Credenza in Blush by May Furniture
  • Chicago Credenza in Blush by May Furniture
  • Chicago Credenza in Blush by May Furniture
H 28 in. W 22 in. D 94.5 in.
Chicago Scene Modernist Architectural Lithograph, Nevada Artist
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Jim McCormick was born in Chicago in 1936. He attended the University of Tulsa where he received a bachelor’s degree in art in 1958, then a M.A. in painting and printmaking in 1960. ...
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1980s American Modern Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Moholy-Nagy "Parking in Winter, Chicago" Photography
By László Moholy-Nagy
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Parking in Winter, Chicago' photographed by László Moholy-Nagy, 1928. A posthumous print from the original negative, circa 1970. Stamped by Foto Moholy-Nagy and Galerie Khlim....
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Vintage 1920s German Mid-Century Modern Photography

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Paper

Swid Powell Dinner Set "Chicago Blues" Custom
By Gwathmey Siegel & Assoc, Swid Powell
Located in Chicago, IL
Gwathmey & Siegel inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright designed this pattern. Custom blue five-piece dinner set in original boxes. Dinner plate, soup bowl, salad plate, cup and saucer. 6 s...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dinner Plates

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Ceramic

'Hugh Hefner' Chicago Slim Aarons Estate Edition
By Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
'Hugh Hefner' by Slim Aarons American publisher Hugh Hefner, founder of 'Playboy' magazine, surrounded by erotica at the Playboy Club in Chicago, 1961. This photograph epitomises t...
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1960s Modern Color Photography

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C Print

Moholy-Nagy "Parking in Winter, Chicago" Photography
By László Moholy-Nagy
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Parking in Winter, Chicago' photographed by László Moholy-Nagy, 1928. A posthumous print from the original negative around 1970. Stamped by Foto Moholy-Nagy and Galerie Khlim....
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Vintage 1920s German Mid-Century Modern Photography

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Paper

'Chicago Tribune' Floor Light by Matteo Thun
By Bieffeplast, Matteo Thun
Located in Meyrin, CH
'Chicago Tribune' floor light by Matteo Thun for Bieffeplast, Italy 1985. This is the biggest lamp and most impressive lamp from the Stillight series stylizing the building of t...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

  •  'Chicago Tribune' Floor Light by Matteo Thun
  •  'Chicago Tribune' Floor Light by Matteo Thun
  •  'Chicago Tribune' Floor Light by Matteo Thun
  •  'Chicago Tribune' Floor Light by Matteo Thun
H 74.81 in. W 11.82 in. D 11.82 in.
Surrealist Architectural Landscape Silkscreen 1970s Chicago Modernist Lithograph
By William Schwedler
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Orange, Turquoise, Red, Surrealist abstract. This serigraph has never been framed. It is pencil signed by hand "the estate of Wm Schwedler" and numbered in pencil from the limited ed...
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1970s American Modern Abstract Prints

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Screen

Pillar Candlesticks with Three Sizes, Handcrafted in Chicago
By Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
Spring tension holding up a pillar of wax wrapped around a fiber of cotton ready to be lit on fire. Sizes: Small diameter 1.5" x height 6-9/16" - $205.00 Medium diameter 1.5" x hei...
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2010s American Modern More Candle Holders

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Brass

Mixed Media Sculptural Painting "Unicorn" Chicago Jewish Modernist
By Alexander Raymond Katz
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Genre: Modern Subject: Abstract Medium: Mixed Media Surface: Board Dimensions: 28.75 X 24 (size includes frame. signed with initials and bearing a label verso. Reminiscent of the Ar...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Mixed Media

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Mixed Media

Harry Bouras Chicago Abstract Expressionist 'Lg Nightfigure', 1960
By Harry Bouras
Located in Sharon, CT
Important 1960 painting/collage by the late Chicago Abstract Expressionist- Harry Bouras (1931-1990). Signed verso and in a period Kulicke frame. Amongst his other significant accom...
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Vintage 1950s American Modern Paintings

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Paint

Pelicans and Fisherman Watercolor Painting Chicago WPA Artist
By Emil Armin
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Image is 14 X 11 and then matted. It is signed and dated and inscribed R.H. Love gallery. EMIL ARMIN was born in Radautz, Roumania, in 1883 to a devoutly religious Jewish family. His...
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1960s American Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor

Hand Knotted silk rug - Chicago Madura, Edition Bougainville
By Edition Bougainville
Located in Le Cannet, FR
Nepalese hand knotted All art silk Size: 250 x 300cm.
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21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Modern More Carpets

Materials

Silk

'Lakeshore, Chicago', Modernist Landscape, Woman Artist, Crocker Museum
By Muriel Backman
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
A mid-century, Modernist view of Chicago, seen in the evening with the lights of numerous buildings reflected in the still waters of Lake Michigan. Signed lower right "M. Backman" f...
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1960s Modern Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Handmade Paper

Cabochon Amethyst and Diamond Halo Necklace in 18 Karat White Gold
By New York Jewelers Chicago
Located in Chicago, IL
This one of a kind necklace is 16 inches in length. It contains cabochon purple amethysts weighing 145.74 CTTW, round G color and VS clarity diamonds weighing 7.02 CTTW.
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2010s Modern More Necklaces

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Amethyst, Diamond

Chicago Case Side Table in Walnut by May Furniture
By May Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This architecturally inspired side table or nightstand's refined lines and consideration to details are the acme to its design. Each unit is fabricated by hand and is available in a ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Side Tables

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Wood

"Belmont Harbor, Chicago," Aaron Bohrod, Midwest Regionalism, Social Realism
By Aaron Bohrod
Located in New York, NY
Aaron Bohrod (1907 - 1992) Belmont Harbor, Chicago, circa 1940-50s Oil and ink on cardboard 8 x 10 inches Signed lower right Provenance: Private Collection, Wisconsin Aaron Bohrod...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil, Cardboard

Telescoping Adjustable World Globe by Rand McNally, Chicago
By Rand McNally & Co.
Located in Buffalo, NY
16 inch diameter telescoping adjustable world globe by Rand McNally, Chicago, wonderful color and proportion, adjustable from 52 inches to 76 inches, retains original metal baseball ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Globes

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Metal

Trivet 1. Formed from Brass Sheets and Handcrafted in Chicago
By Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand-formed from a sheet of brass, emphasizing the material’s pliable characteristics expressed through the process of production, each piece is then tarnished or darkened giving it ...
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2010s American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

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Brass

In Stock Chicago Credenza in Blush by May Furniture
By May Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Chicago Credenza in Blush (Cherry wood) Dimensions: 94.5" L x 22" D x 28" H Details: 4 door cabinet credenza with handcut kerf groove door fronts. Made in/ships from: Brooklyn, NY. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Credenzas

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Cherry

Chicago Side Table in Oiled Walnut by May Furniture
By May Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This architecturally inspired side table is anything but a side item. Handmade to order and custom sizes, this side table features refined lines and meticulously cut telescopic insp...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Side Tables

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Hardwood

Chicago Side Table in Whitewash Maple by May Furniture
By May Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This architecturally inspired side table is anything but a side item. Handmade to order and custom sizeable, this side table features refined lines and meticulously cut telescopic i...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood

Chicago Rose Crystal T-Light Holder, Hand-Sculpted Contemporary Crystal
By Reflections Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
Chicago rose crystal t-light holder, hand-sculpted contemporary crystal Decorative vase Hand-sculpted in crystal Measures: W 10, H 13, D 10 cm The Reflections Copenhagen Chicag...
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2010s Danish Post-Modern Candlesticks

Materials

Crystal

Canal Chandelier, Handcrafted in Chicago, Designed by Christopher Gentner
By Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
Darkened brass with LED.
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2010s American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Chicago Azure Crystal T-Light Holder, Hand-Sculpted Contemporary Crystal
By Reflections Copenhagen
Located in Geneve, CH
Chicago Azure crystal T-light holder, hand-sculpted contemporary crystal Decorative vase Hand-sculpted in crystal Measures: W 10, H 13, D 10 cm The Reflections Copenhagen Chica...
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2010s Danish Post-Modern Candlesticks

Materials

Crystal

Surrealist Architectural Landscape "Fall for it" 1970s Chicago Modernist
By William Schwedler
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This serigraph has never been framed. Chicago born Modernist. Showed at Andrew Crispo Gallery and Tibor de Nagy Gallery. Schwedler could not help but be influenced by the local art...
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1970s American Modern Abstract Prints

Materials

Screen

Solid Brass Candleholder, Eleven, Handcrafted and Designed in Chicago
By Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
Milled from a solid piece of brass, the candelabrum is strikingly simple with its pair of passionately mated candles. Available in polished brass or darkened brass, these hand finish...
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2010s American Modern Candelabras

Materials

Brass

Trivet 2. Formed from Brass Sheets and Handcrafted in Chicago
By Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand-formed from a sheet of brass, emphasizing the material’s pliable characteristics expressed through the process of production, each piece is then hand rubbed or darkened giving i...
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2010s American Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Brass

Chicago Side Table in Blackened Walnut by May Furniture
By May Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This architecturally inspired side table is anything but a side item. Handmade to order and custom sizeable, this side table features refined lines and meticulously cut telescopic i...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern End Tables

Materials

Wood

Art Sconce, Handcrafted in Chicago, Designed by Christopher Gentner
By Christopher Gentner
Located in Chicago, IL
Brass art light with LED.
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2010s American Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

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Chicago Modern For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the chicago modern you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each chicago modern for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, brass and wood. There are 26 variations of the antique or vintage chicago modern you’re looking for, while we also have 43 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect chicago modern —, we have versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. Each chicago modern bearing Modern or Mid-Century Modern hallmarks is very popular. A well-made chicago modern has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Christopher Gentner, May Furniture and Reflections Copenhagen are consistently popular.

How Much are Chicago Modern?

The average selling price for a chicago modern at 1stDibs is $1,600, while they’re typically $42 on the low end and $29,000 for the highest priced.