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Pair of 'Elettra' Lounge Chairs by BBPR, Arflex, Italy 1953, Compasso D'Oro 1954
By Studio BBPR
Located in Rovereta, SM
Rare pair of original period 'Elettra' lounge chairs by the famous ground breaking architect studio
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Iron

Poul Cadovius Wall Mounted "Royal" Shelving Unit with Cabinet
By Poul Cadovius, Royal System
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mid-Century, Poul Cadovius designed, wall mounted shelving unit from the famed and ground breaking
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Formica, Teak

1970s Swiss Leather Ds66 Sofa by De Sede
By De Sede
Located in High Point, NC
furniture maker who has been renowned for over fifty years of ground-breaking handcrafted leather pieces
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Upholstery

  • 1970s Swiss Leather Ds66 Sofa by De Sede
  • 1970s Swiss Leather Ds66 Sofa by De Sede
  • 1970s Swiss Leather Ds66 Sofa by De Sede
  • 1970s Swiss Leather Ds66 Sofa by De Sede
H 30.7 in W 94.5 in D 35.4 in
Midcentury George Nelson Three Drawer Cabinet for Herman Miller
By George Nelson, Herman Miller
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Charles and Ray Eames headed the Herman Miller department for many ground breaking years. Beautiful
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Walnut

Jack Cartwright Walnut and Steel Coffee Table for Founders Furniture C. 1965
By Arne Vodder
Located in Camden, ME
ground breaking works from the 1950s. Very cool. The table is in excellent vintage condition and has
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Steel

Lladró Dark Blue Guest Figurine
Located in New York City, NY
Lladró which invites ground-breaking artists from around the world to personalize this particular
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

  • Lladró Dark Blue Guest Figurine
  • Lladró Dark Blue Guest Figurine
  • Lladró Dark Blue Guest Figurine
  • Lladró Dark Blue Guest Figurine
H 11.8 in W 4.3 in D 4.3 in
Firefly Hanging Lamp from The Firefly Collection by Olga Hanono
By Lladro
Located in New York City, NY
in the art and architecture world, uses her bold, ground-breaking style to add a new focus to the
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Porcelain

Firefly Wall Light by Olga Hanono
By Lladro
Located in New York City, NY
renowned in the art and architecture world, uses her bold, ground-breaking style to add a new focus to the
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Porcelain

Firefly Wall Light by Olga Hanono
H 13.386 in W 4.7 in D 6.3 in
Federico Munari Curved Boomerang Sofa with Polished Brass Legs, Italy 1950's
By Federico Munari
Located in New York, NY
in a soft, rich chestnut wool. The sensual but vigorously unconventional curves of Munari's ground
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

2 Pairs of Large French Mid-Century Modern Plaster Shell Sconces by Serge Roche
By Serge Roche
Located in New York, NY
,s fresh and ground breaking creative poise. They are priced and sold by the pair. Literature
Category

Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Plaster

Retro 1950s Tall String Wall System Shelving Unit
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Markington, GB
condition. The string wall system was designed in 1949. Over the years it has evolved from being a ground
Category

Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Metal

Selection of Modern Engravings, circa 1938
Located in Atlanta, GA
ground breaking modern art magazine XXe. They are framed in clean lined black lacquered wood gallery
Category

Vintage 1930s French Mid-Century Modern Prints

Materials

Paper

Arne Jacobsen Model 3173c Oxford Classic
By Arne Jacobsen, Fritz Hansen
Located in Berkeley, CA
, upon completion of the project. This ground breaking example of total design is, today, considered Arne
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Oak

  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3173c Oxford Classic
  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3173c Oxford Classic
  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3173c Oxford Classic
  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3173c Oxford Classic
H 40.9 in W 23.6 in D 19.6 in
Arne Jacobsen Model 3193c Oxford Classic
By Arne Jacobsen, Fritz Hansen
Located in Berkeley, CA
, upon completion of the project. This ground breaking example of total design is, today, considered Arne
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Oak

  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3193c Oxford Classic
  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3193c Oxford Classic
  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3193c Oxford Classic
  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3193c Oxford Classic
H 38.6 in W 20.5 in D 21.3 in
20th Century Pattern Design Textile and Wallpaper Pioneers
Located in London, GB
, the book draws attention to the achievements of progressive manufacturers and ground-breaking
Category

Early 2000s Books

Materials

Paper

Firefly Lamp by Olga Hanono
By Lladro
Located in New York City, NY
renowned in the art and architecture world, uses her bold, ground-breaking style to add a new focus to the
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

  • Firefly Lamp by Olga Hanono
  • Firefly Lamp by Olga Hanono
  • Firefly Lamp by Olga Hanono
  • Firefly Lamp by Olga Hanono
H 11.8 in W 4.7 in D 4.7 in
Firefly Floor Lamp by Olga Hanono
By Lladro
Located in New York City, NY
renowned in the art and architecture world, uses her bold, ground-breaking style to add a new focus to the
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Floor Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Firefly Floor Lamp by Olga Hanono
H 62.598 in W 17.7 in D 17.7 in
Curved Sofa by Frederico Munari Italy, 1960's
By Federico Munari
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
unconventional curves of Munari's ground-breaking sofa remain revolutionary today, infusing the spaces it
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

  • Curved Sofa by Frederico Munari Italy, 1960's
  • Curved Sofa by Frederico Munari Italy, 1960's
  • Curved Sofa by Frederico Munari Italy, 1960's
  • Curved Sofa by Frederico Munari Italy, 1960's
H 34.26 in W 103.94 in D 54.34 in
Paul W. Eshelman Turned Bowl
By Paul W. Eshelman
Located in Brooklyn, NY
he was included in the ground-breaking "The American Craftsmen" show at the American Craft Museum
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Teak

Arne Jacobsen Model 3173c Oxford Classic
By Arne Jacobsen, Fritz Hansen
Located in Berkeley, CA
Oxford, upon completion of the project. This ground breaking example of total design is, today
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Oak

  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3173c Oxford Classic
  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3173c Oxford Classic
  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3173c Oxford Classic
  • Arne Jacobsen Model 3173c Oxford Classic
H 40.9 in W 23.6 in D 19.6 in
French Art Deco Hand Hammered Copper & Bronze Console / Center Table, Paul Kiss
By Paul Kiss
Located in New York, NY
Kiss. The table is unique in its ground breaking 3 leg form and broken lines in its leg profiles. The
Category

Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Center Tables

Materials

Bronze, Copper

RS Barcelona Mon Oncle Tabletop Grill in Grey by Mermelada Estudio
By Mermelada Estudio, RS Barcelona
Located in Edison, NJ
special. It’s an innovative, ground-breaking design when compared with traditional grills. The entire
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

RS Barcelona Mon Oncle Tabletop Grill in Green by Mermelada Estudio
By Mermelada Estudio, RS Barcelona
Located in Edison, NJ
special. It’s an innovative, ground-breaking design when compared with traditional grills. The entire
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

RS Barcelona Mon Oncle Tabletop Grill in Blue by Mermelada Estudio
By Mermelada Estudio, RS Barcelona
Located in Edison, NJ
special. It’s an innovative, ground-breaking design when compared with traditional grills. The entire
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

Pair of Art Deco Cast Iron Decorative Panels
Located in Wormelow, Herefordshire
property developer Rudolph Palumbo in 1933. Regis House was a ground-breaking office building occupying the
Category

Early 20th Century Art Deco Panelling

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Art Deco Cast Iron Decorative Panels
  • Pair of Art Deco Cast Iron Decorative Panels
  • Pair of Art Deco Cast Iron Decorative Panels
  • Pair of Art Deco Cast Iron Decorative Panels
H 42.72 in W 26.19 in D 0.56 in
King Kong
Located in London, GB
ultimate monster movie. Willis O'Brien's use of stop-motion effects was ground breaking for the time and
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Vintage 1940s American Posters

Materials

Paper

  • King Kong
  • King Kong
  • King Kong
  • King Kong
H 8 in W 10 in D 0.1 in
Prada by Muccia Prada 1st Edition 2009
Located in London, GB
that documents three decades of ground-breaking fashion, architecture, film and art by the Prada
Category

Early 2000s Books

Materials

Paper

  • Prada by Muccia Prada 1st Edition 2009
  • Prada by Muccia Prada 1st Edition 2009
  • Prada by Muccia Prada 1st Edition 2009
  • Prada by Muccia Prada 1st Edition 2009
H 13.78 in W 9.85 in D 2.37 in
3D Lounge Chair, Un-Upholstered, Sledge Base, Chrome
By Boris Berlin and Poul Christiansen, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
. Due to this ground breaking technology, the thickness of the veneer is allowed to be reduced to half
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel

3D Lounge Chair, Un-Upholstered, Sledge Base, Black Semi Matt
By Gubi, Boris Berlin and Poul Christiansen
Located in Berkeley, CA
. Due to this ground breaking technology, the thickness of the veneer is allowed to be reduced to half
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel

Monumental Art Deco Vase by Louis Lourioux
By Louis Lourioux
Located in Litchfield, CT
, yet ground breaking. Very Good Condition. Noted: in the pictures what looks like a hair line on
Category

Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair in Zebra
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
. “Eero Saarinen designed the ground-breaking womb chair at Florence Knoll's request for ‘a chair that was
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Zebra Hide

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Pouf Ottoman in Patagonia Shearling
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
designed the ground-breaking womb chair at Florence Knoll's request for ‘a chair that was like a basket
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Ottoman in Australian Sheepskin
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
recently finished. “Eero Saarinen designed the ground-breaking womb chair at Florence Knoll's request
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair in Australian Sheepskin
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
. Images are of a womb chair we recently finished. “Eero Saarinen designed the ground-breaking womb
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Ottoman in California Sheepskin
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
recently finished. “Eero Saarinen designed the ground-breaking womb chair at Florence Knoll's request for
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Greta Grossman Cobra Table Lamp, Anthracite Grey
By Gubi, Greta Magnusson Grossman
Located in Berkeley, CA
reminiscent of a cobra's neck. Due to its ground breaking design, the cobra table lamp won the good design
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome, Aluminum

Johan Rohde a Pair of Chairs with Mahogany Frames, 1900-1910
By Johan Rohde
Located in Vejle Øst, DK
. Performed approx. 1900–10. Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen writes in her ground-breaking book 'Furniture with
Category

Antique Early 1900s Danish Art Nouveau Chairs

Materials

Mahogany

Customizable Tacchini Sancarlo Armchair Designed by Achille Castiglioni
By Tacchini
Located in New York, NY
tubular frame, on which a number of upholstered cushions are positioned. A ground-breaking concept when it
Category

2010s Italian Armchairs

Materials

Textile

Andrianna Shamaris Petrified Wood Slab Table with Steel Base
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking technology, to
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Metal

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Ottoman in Zebra
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
a vintage Womb Chair and Ottoman in zebra. “Eero Saarinen designed the ground-breaking womb chair
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Zebra Hide

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair Without Ottoman in California Sheepskin
By Knoll, Eero Saarinen
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
. Images are of a womb chair and ottoman we recently finished. “Eero Saarinen designed the ground-breaking
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Andrianna Shamaris Petrified Wood Slab Top Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
. As with a diamond, we polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Steel

Andrianna Shamaris Petrified Wood Slab Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
diamond, we polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Metal

Andrianna Shamaris Soft Toned Rare High Quality Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
. As with a diamond, we polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris High Quality Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking technology to
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Beautiful Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking technology to
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Door knob mdoel "Milà no.4" by Antoni Polished Brass Gaudi 20th Century Design
By Antoni Gaudí
Located in Barcelona, ES
internationally famous Spanish architects, his unorthodox approach is still considered ground-breaking to this day
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Art Nouveau Doors and Gates

Materials

Brass

Polished Solid Brass Batlló butterfly Handle by Antoni Gaudi 20th Century Design
By Antoni Gaudí
Located in Barcelona, ES
internationally famous Spanish architects, his unorthodox approach is still considered ground-breaking to this day
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Art Nouveau Doors and Gates

Materials

Brass

Andrianna Shamaris High Quality Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking technology to reveal its natural beauty and
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris High Quality Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking technology to reveal
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris High Quality Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking technology to
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris High Quality Petrified Wood Side Table or Pedestal
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
with a diamond, we polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Impressive Ancient Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
a diamond, we polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Black and White Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
diamond, we polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris High Quality Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
with a diamond, we polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Ancient Petrified Wood Side Table or Pedestal
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
diamond, we polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris High Quality Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking technology to
Category

2010s Indonesian Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Impressive High Quality Petrified Wood Large Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
with a diamond, we polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground
Category

2010s Indonesian Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris High Quality Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking technology to
Category

2010s Indonesian Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

Andrianna Shamaris High Quality Petrified Wood Side Table
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
polish the highest quality fossilized petrified wood, using our latest ground breaking technology to
Category

2010s Organic Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Petrified Wood

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With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the ground breaking you’re looking for. A ground breaking — often made from wood, reclaimed wood and petrified wood — can elevate any home. If you’re shopping for a ground breaking, we have 952 options in-stock, while there are 404 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect ground breaking — 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 ground breaking, those designed in Regency, mid-century modern and modern styles are of considerable interest. Andrianna Shamaris, Coalport Porcelain and Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby each produced at least one beautiful ground breaking that is worth considering.

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Prices for a ground breaking can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1 and can go as high as $450,000, while the average can fetch as much as $2,600.