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Pair of Lucite and Chrome Side Cocktail Tables, USA, 1970s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Lucite and chrome side cocktail tables, USA, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s American Side Tables

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Lucite

Pair of Morex Italian Mid-Century Space Age Swivel Chrome Cocktail Side Tables
By Morex
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian Mid-Century Space Age-style (circa 1970) articulating 'Convertible' circular cocktail / coffee table with a chrome tube frame with four circular glass tabletops, the ...
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20th Century Space Age Side Tables

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Chrome

Pair of Square Cocktail Tables
Located in Greenwich, CT
Pair of square cocktail tables featuring different heights and finishes. Designed and built by us in Norwalk, CT. The top is stained walnut and the rest is lacquered in a matte finis...
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2010s American Modern Side Tables

Materials

Walnut, Lacquer

  • Pair of Square Cocktail Tables
  • Pair of Square Cocktail Tables
  • Pair of Square Cocktail Tables
  • Pair of Square Cocktail Tables
H 26.5 in. W 15 in. D 15 in.
English Regency Style Pair of Cocktail or Side Tables Iron Bronze Mixed Marbles
By Theodore Alexander
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Based on English Regency design, these small cocktail or side tables offer striking lozenge pattern specimen marble tops and verdigris bronze on enameled iron frames. The tables have...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Marble, Bronze, Iron

Rare Pair of Cocktail Tables by Dresse
Located in Montreal, QC
Rare pair of acid etched bronze side tables by Fernand Dresse each inset with a polish agate stone, supported by a painted black iron base. "Signed Dresse 76" etched in bronze.
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Vintage 1970s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Rare Pair of Cocktail Tables by Fernand Dresse
By Fernand Dresse
Located in Montreal, QC
Rare pair of acid etched bronze side tables by Fernand Dresse each inset with a polish agate stone, supported by a painted black iron base. Signed "Dresse 76" etched in bronze. Belgi...
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Vintage 1970s Belgian Side Tables

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Bronze

Cocktail Table Pair Modern Hand-Shaped Round Handmade Blackened and Waxed Steel
By J.M. Szymanski
Located in Bronx, NY
TABLE NO. 3 - Nesting Pair J.M. Szymanski d. 2017 These handcrafted side tables were designed to interact and live with one another. They can nest within each other or live separate...
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2010s American Modern Side Tables

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Steel, Iron

Midcentury Modern Wood Side Drinks Cocktail or End Tables, Pair
Located in New York, NY
A small pair/set of Midcentury Modern rectangular wood veneered side, end or cocktails tables, circa mid-20th century. This pair/set is versatile as side tables/cocktail tables as sh...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood

Pair of Jacaranda cocktail and side table by Percival Lafer
By Percival Lafer
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautifully patinated brutalist style originally signed pair of Jacaranda wood folding tables by Brazilian designer Percival Lafer. The small table measures 75cm x 77cm x 35cm. Both...
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Vintage 1960s Brazilian Brutalist Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Rosewood

2 Arhaus Naomi Round Aluminum Glass Cocktail Side Drum Coffee Tables Pair
Located in Dayton, OH
Arhaus Naomi coffe or accent table in Pewter finish. A nice mix of contemporaryy and modern styling. Made of aluminum featuring reticulated geometric design with glass top featuring ...
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Late 20th Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Aluminum

Pair of Wrought Iron and Black Marble Side/End/ Cocktail Tables, Edgar Brandt
Located in New York, NY
Pair of French midcentury / Art Deco wrought iron and black marble side or end tables attributed to Edgar Brandt, circa 1925-1930. The pieces can also be used together to form a coff...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Belgian Black Marble, Wrought Iron

Round Modern Side Tables, Pair
Located in Greenwich, CT
Our stiletto cocktail side tables are lacquered in white and pastel pink. Together or apart they add function and beauty to a space. Lacquered, built and designed by us in Norwalk, C...
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2010s American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Maple

Pair of Side Tables, Loggia Terrazzo
By Matteo Leorato
Located in Geneve, CH
Pair of side tables, Loggia Terrazzo An essential element with a strong stylistic impact that evokes Classic and basic lines of Greco-floman architecture, which have influenced the ...
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2010s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

  • Pair of Side Tables, Loggia Terrazzo
  • Pair of Side Tables, Loggia Terrazzo
  • Pair of Side Tables, Loggia Terrazzo
  • Pair of Side Tables, Loggia Terrazzo
H 17.72 in. W 14.97 in. D 14.97 in.
Pair of Side Tables, Loggia Terrazzo
By Matteo Leorato
Located in Geneve, CH
Pair of side tables - Loggia Terrazzo An essential element with a strong stylistic impact that evokes Classic and basic lines of Greco-floman architecture, which have influenced the...
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2010s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

  • Pair of Side Tables, Loggia Terrazzo
  • Pair of Side Tables, Loggia Terrazzo
  • Pair of Side Tables, Loggia Terrazzo
  • Pair of Side Tables, Loggia Terrazzo
H 17.72 in. W 14.97 in. D 14.97 in.
Pair of brass and glass side tables
Located in Brussels , BE
Pair of brass and glass side tables
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

  • Pair of brass and glass side tables
  • Pair of brass and glass side tables
  • Pair of brass and glass side tables
  • Pair of brass and glass side tables
H 16.54 in. W 27.56 in. D 27.56 in.
Pewter Finish Low Tiered Side Tables, Pair
Located in East Hampton, NY
Contemporary, multi-purpose low side tables in gray pewter finish with a mirror top. Note: dimensions of taller table is 22.75 inches diameter and 16 inches tall, lower table is 2...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Pair of Contemporary Italian Coffee Table or Side Table
Located in Rome, IT
Pair of Italian coffee or sofa table with chrome base and oval shaped camphor wood top. Unique pieces of contemporary Italian craftsmanship. The table can be customize with bronze ...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood

Matte Brass Finish Low Tiered Side Tables, Pair
Located in East Hampton, NY
Contemporary, multipurpose low side tables in light brass matte finish with a mirror top. Note: dimensions of taller table is 22.75 inches diameter and 16 inches tall, lower table i...
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2010s Brazilian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Pair 1970s Italian Travertine Pedestal Side Tables
Located in Pasadena, TX
Travertine pedestal side tables 1970s Square top with an ogee edge. Base consists of 4 slabs that attach into a star configuration.   
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Travertine

Art Moderne low table or a pair of side tables
By Michel Dufet
Located in Westport, CT
ultra-chic pair of Continental side tables in rosewood and maple wood, put them together to create one long low table or split them up for use as side tables, note quality of wood,
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20th Century French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Rosewood, Maple

Pair of Steel Side Tables Industrial Brutalist Style
Located in Oakville, CT
Vintage Industrial pair of brutalist style side, end, coffee tables. Originally used to feed wood into a saw or chipper. Overall dimensions are 23" in diameter and 20 5/8" in height....
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal, Steel

Pair Paul Evans Style Triangle Side Pedestal Coffee Tables
Located in Baltimore, MD
A beautiful pair of Postmodern chocolate brown laminate sculptural geometric triangular side tables or display stands, circa 1970's. In wonderful condition. These versatile large tab...
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Vintage 1970s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Laminate

Pair of Daino Imperiale Marble Side Tables, Italy, 1980
Located in Renens, CH
Beautiful pair of side or coffee tables in daino imperiale marble, manufactured in Italy around 1980 The Daino Imperiale marble has striking veining and beautiful pattern which al...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Pair of BBN Rock Crystal Side Table by Phoenix
Located in New York, NY
Pair of organic form smoky rock crystal top side table with hammered antique brass frames. The twig inspired bronze legs. Create by Phoenix Gallery. Two in stock. Custom size upon re...
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21st Century and Contemporary Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Rock Crystal

Pair of coffee tables /side tables by Roger Capron, France, 1960s
By Roger Capron
Located in Paris, FR
Pair of coffee tables /side tables by Roger Capron, France, 1960s
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Vintage 1960s French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Ceramic

20th Century Pair of Chinese Style Ebonized Side Tables / Coffee Tables
Located in New York, NY
2 tables can be used as a pair of side table or together as a coffee table / low table. Hardwood construction with applied ebonized finish.
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Late 20th Century American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Hardwood

Pair of Demi-Lunes Side Tables Signed by Pia Chevalier
By Pia Chevalier
Located in Geneve, CH
Pair of Demi-Lunes tables signed by Pia Chevalier Also Available in Oxidized steel. Dimensions: Large: 60 x 27 cm H. 45 cm Small: 40 x 18 cm H. 40 cm Pia Chevalier is a French...
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2010s French Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern "Tile" Coffee Table and Pair of Matching Side Tables
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This matching set of an Italian coffee table and side tables features a beautiful checkered surface that is accented by brass sides and legs. Side tables show off a unique two-tiered...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Pair of Charles Hollis Jones Lucite Coffee Tables or Side Tables
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Berlin, BE
Glamorous pair of Hollywood Regency coffee tables. Tables are made of massive Lucite and they can be used as coffee tables or side tables.
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Lucite

Pair of Fossil Brown Marble or Bruno Etrusco Side Tables or Coffee Tables
Located in Casteren, NL
A pair of minimalistic side tables or coffee tables. The tables have a white carara marble base and are covered with diagonally placed tiles in solid Fossil brown marble. This ma...
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Late 20th Century Italian Minimalist Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Pair of Decorated Hand-Wrought Art Nouveau Iron Side Tables
Located in Bellport, NY
A pair of French Art Nouveau well detailed hand-wrought black iron side or end tables. Would also work as a side by side coffee table duo. The glass is 1/4 inch thick.
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Vintage 1910s French Art Nouveau Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Iron, Wrought Iron

19th Century Pair of Chinese Coffee or Side Tables
Located in Chicago, IL
19th century pair of Chinese coffee or side tables. Beautifully constructed of wood. Originally used for meals while seated on the floor. Dimensions: 44.5" W x 22" D x 19" H.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Elm

1970s Pair of English Bamboo Side Tables from Harrods
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s pair of English bamboo side tables from Harrods. Low table dimensions: 41 x 96 x 96 cm Higher table dimensions: 51 x 67 x 67 cm.
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Late 20th Century English Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Bamboo, Glass

Pair of 1980s Spanish Bamboo and Lace Wicker Side Tables
Located in Malaga, ES
Spanish made pair of bamboo and lace wicker side tables with a glass top.  
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Late 20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Bamboo, Wicker

Pair of Knut Hesterberg Polished Aluminum and Glass Coffee Side Table
By Knut Hesterberg, Ronald Schmitt
Located in London, GB
Knut Hesterberg, 1914 - 2016 Polished Aluminum and Glass 1960s A matched pair of coffee tables, polished cast aluminum bases, with glass tops. Knut Hesterberg grew up as the ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Aluminum

Pair of Round Side Tables in Brass, Mirror and Black Lacquer
Located in Barcelona, ES
Pair of brass and black lacquered iron side tables with mirror tops from Niza Disco in Barcelona, Spain, 1950s. Beautiful Mid-Century Modernist brass, black lacquer and mirror roun...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Iron, Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Chrome Side Tables with Smoked Glass
Located in Nantucket, MA
A pair of Mid-Century Modern chrome side tables with smoked glass and asymmetrical stand. Could also be used as a coffee table when combined.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Chrome

Pair Mid-Century Modern Art Deco Style Skyscraper Side Tables
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of modern sculptural side tables. The strong geometric cube shaped with repetitive symmetrical setback corners is accentuated by the distinctive and recurring grain of natural o...
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Oak

Pair of Original Shagreen Gilt Metal Large Side Coffee End Tables
Located in GB
We are is delighted to offer for sale this pair of RRP £18,000 original Shagreen black lacquered with gold gilt metal detailing large side tables These are a very substantial pai...
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20th Century English Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Shagreen

Very Rare Maison Charles Pair of Directoire End or Side Tables
By Maison Charles
Located in Munich, DE
Very rare pieces of furniture in very good condition.
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Vintage 1960s French Hollywood Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Steel

Pair of rectangular X Base Glass Tops Coffee Side Tables Stands.
By Knoll, Milo Baughman
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of nice thick 3/4" glass coffee tables or deep end tables.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Pair Polished Nickel Mirror Telescoping Oval Side End Tables
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful pair of Mid-Century Modern chrome / polished nickel mirrored top oval telescoping side / end tables. Depth 23" x Width 27.5" Height 18" Shortest / 32" Tallest.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Nickel

Pair of Black Bamboo Design Side or Coffee Tables, France, 1960s
Located in New York, NY
1960s French pair of black metal bamboo design legs with gold gilt trim and glass top tables. Chips on glass tops. Can be used as coffee or side tables.
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Vintage 1960s French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Metal, Other

Rare Pair Side Table in Black Marble, Metal and Brass Ignazio Gardella
By Ignazio Gardella
Located in Rovereta, SM
Rare pair side table in black marble, metal and brass Ignazio Gardella 1950 circa
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Pair Travertine Bases Cross Support Glass Top End Side Occational Tables Stands
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern travertine bases cross support glass top end side occasional tables stands.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Brass

Restored "Half-Round" Side Rattan Coffee Table Pair with Solid Mahogany Top
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Rare pair of half-round rattan coffee tables, the pair both feature a half circle design with a rattan base and solid mahogany top. Both tables fit together perfectly to make a compl...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Rattan

French Design Pencil Reed Rattan Round Pair of Coffee or Side Tables
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Handmade pencil reed rattan and handcrafted woven wicker round coffee tables or pair of side tables Dimensions: Height 55 cm and diameter 50 cm Dimensions: Height 40 cm and diame...
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21st Century and Contemporary Unknown Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cock...

Materials

Rattan

Wrought Iron and Ceramic Tile Side Coffee Table, a pair, 1950s
Located in Atlanta, GA
Elegant pair of 1950s coffee or side tables by a French ceramicist studio. Framing and legs are solid wrought iron with a black mat finish, curly, functional, and sturdy. Lovely crac...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Metal, Wrought Iron

Sarreid Ltd. Brass Asian & Campaign Style Side or Coffee Table, Pair Available
By Sarreid Ltd.
Located in Kennesaw, GA
Sarreid Ltd. side table date to the 1970s. It is unique in that it combines low profile modern styling with Asian and campaign influences. The table is are marked. It has been recent...
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Late 20th Century Spanish Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Brass

Pair of Art Deco Bronze and Glass Side Tables or Coffee Tables by P. E. Guerin
By P. E. Guerin
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Art Deco style faux bois gilt bronze and glass two-tier etageres, coffee tables or side tables signed by P. E. Guerin (signed underside the feet). Very nicely detailed and ha...
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Vintage 1960s American Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Bronze

Charles Hollis Jones Rare "Connexion Line" Pair of Side & Coffee Tables Signed
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Cathedral City, CA
Rare brass plated and lucite pair of side tables or can be used as coffee table 2019 Charles Hollis Jones (Second set ever made by CHJ) Provenance private collection of CHJ The ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Coc...

Materials

Brass

Pair Of Side Tables By Illum Wikkelsø – N°272, Rosewood, Ca 1950
By Illum Wikkelsø
Located in SAINT-OUEN-SUR-SEINE, FR
Exceptional and rare pair of tables model n°272 by the Danish architect and designer Illum Wikkelsø. This pair of small living room tables, cocktail table, side table, bedside table ...
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Vintage 1950s Scandinavian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Wood

Pair of Chrome, Gilt and Silver Metal Side Tables, French, circa 1970
Located in Marcq-en-Barœul, Hauts-de-France
This pair of side tables is made of chrome, gilt and silver metal with clear glass. This is a beautiful model, very decorative. These en tables are French, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Metal, Chrome

French Pair of Carved Capital Base Side Tables with 20" Diameter Glass Tops
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of French capital bases, from the early to mid-20th century, with round glass tops. This pair of small-sized coffee tables have been fashioned from a pair of French capital ba...
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Mid-20th Century French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass, Wood

Pair of Square Black & Dark Red & White Veins Marble Side End Tables Stands Mint
By Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of mid century Italian modern square black & dark red & white veins marble side end tables stands pedestals mint.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

Pair of French Gilded Iron Side Tables, 20th Century, Attributed to R. Thibier
By Roger Thibier
Located in Spencertown, NY
A pair of 20th century French gilded iron side tables attributed to Roger Thibier. Can pair them for a small coffee table. France, circa 1950-1970. Wear consistent with age.
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Iron

Postmodern Granite and Black Tubular Steel Base Coffee or Side Tables, a Pair
By Sottsass Associati
Located in Miami, FL
Pair of postmodern black powder-coated V-shaped tubular steel base tables with solid granite marble tops from the 1980s. Can be arranged in a multitude of variations: side tables, co...
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Vintage 1980s Unknown Post-Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Granite, Metal

Pair of Tan Parchment Brass Coffee or Side Tables Aldo Tura, Italy, 1970
By Aldo Tura
Located in Vienna, AT
Pair of tan Parchment brass coffee or side tables Aldo Tura, Italy, 1970- sold as a pair Nice pair of tan coffee tables from parchment in immaculate condition, priced as a pair. The...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Brass

Pair of Gold-Plated Side Table with Travertine Shelf, 23-Carat by Belgo Chrome
By Belgo Chrome
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Pair of gold-plated side tables with shelf, 23-carat by Belgo Chrome, circa 1970s, Belgian. Belgo Chrome was known for its beautiful clean designs in hot metals and noble materials. ...
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Vintage 1970s French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Travertine, Gold Plate

Pair of Mid-Century Maison Jansen Paris Circa 1950's Glass Brass Side End Tables
By Maison Jansen
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely original pair of circa 1950’s Mid Century Modern Maison Jansen Paris side end tables which are part of a suite This tables are very mu...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Brass

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Cocktail Side Tables Pair For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic cocktail side tables pair available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, wood and glass, every cocktail side tables pair was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a cocktail side tables pair, we have 269 options in-stock, while there are 14 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect cocktail side tables pair — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A cocktail side tables pair is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Hollywood Regency styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one cocktail side tables pair that is appealing in its simplicity, but Belgo Chrome, Carl Auböck and Florence Knoll produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Cocktail Side Tables Pair?

Prices for a cocktail side tables pair start at $277 and top out at $42,500 with the average selling for $3,117.

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Gaetano Sciolari furniture are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our Gaetano Sciolari collection of furniture, although beige editions of this piece are particularly popular.. We stock 687 vintage versions of these items, while there is 0 modern edition to choose from as well. Many original furniture by Gaetano Sciolari were created in Europe during the 20th century in the mid-century modern style. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by and . Prices for Gaetano Sciolari furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at $153 and tops out at $28,437, while pieces like these can sell for $2,400 on average.

Finding the Right Coffee and Cocktail Tables for You

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

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

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

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

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

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

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