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Italian Glass Coffee Table, 1970s
Located in Palermo, PA
Italian glass coffee table, 1970s. Dimensions: H= 37 cm; W= 100 cm; D= 93 cm.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass

  • Italian Glass Coffee Table, 1970s
  • Italian Glass Coffee Table, 1970s
  • Italian Glass Coffee Table, 1970s
  • Italian Glass Coffee Table, 1970s
H 14.57 in W 36.62 in D 39.38 in
Italian Glass Coffee Table
By Franco Albini
Located in Dronten, NL
Elegant Mid-Century Modern Italian oval glass top coffee table. White enameled steel base with
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Crystal, Brass, Steel

  • Italian Glass Coffee Table
  • Italian Glass Coffee Table
  • Italian Glass Coffee Table
  • Italian Glass Coffee Table
H 16.74 in W 50.79 in D 29.53 in
Mid-Century Italian Glass Coffee Table
Located in Houston, TX
Coffee table’s top is made out of thick piece of glass. Supporting base is made out of plexiglass
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass

Midcentury Italian Glass Coffee Table with Diamond Shaped Wooden Legs, 1960s
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Chiavari, Liguria
A beautiful example of mid century Italian side/coffee table. With its diamond shaped aniline-stain
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Vintage 1960s Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass, Wood

Vintage Italian Glass Coffee Table in the Style of Fontana Arte, c. 1960's
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Graceful vintage coffee table in the style of Fontana Arte. Made with thick glass and wave-liked
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Vintage 1960s Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Italian Square Coffee Table in Glass and Brass
By Italian school XX ct.
Located in Milano, IT
, this square coffee table is an exceptional choice. Skillfully crafted by Italian master artisans in the
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

  • Italian Square Coffee Table in Glass and Brass
  • Italian Square Coffee Table in Glass and Brass
  • Italian Square Coffee Table in Glass and Brass
  • Italian Square Coffee Table in Glass and Brass
H 14.18 in W 35.44 in D 35.44 in
Triptych of vintage Italian coffee tables in thick glass and brass
By Midcentury Italian school
Located in Milano, IT
coffee tables apart is their sumptuous thick glass tops. But it doesn't stop there – the medium and small
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Wood and glass coffee table, circa 1960
By Italian school XX ct.
Located in Milano, Lombardia
Wood and glass coffee table, circa 1960
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Antique 1690s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass, Wood

  • Wood and glass coffee table, circa 1960
  • Wood and glass coffee table, circa 1960
  • Wood and glass coffee table, circa 1960
  • Wood and glass coffee table, circa 1960
H 23.63 in W 38.59 in D 15.75 in
Coffee Table, Glass, Italy, 1970
Located in Nice, FR
Square smoked glass top table, chrome cylinder, burgundy faux leather coffee table, castors, made
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20th Century Italian Aesthetic Movement Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Art Glass

Coffee table crystal glass top carved stone legs handmade in Italy available
By Cupioli made in Italy
Located in Rimini, IT
Sober and elegant coffee table in contemporary style with bright colors suitable for your living
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21st Century and Contemporary European Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Stone, Crystal

Italian Bronze Cherub Glass Coffee Table
Located in Pasadena, CA
Italian mid century bronze cherub holding an piece of glass forming a coffee table. Each cherub is
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Bronze

Italian Bronze Glass Top Coffee Table
Located in New York, NY
Italian bronze glass top coffee table. Has really nice patina.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Bronze

Italian Designer, Coffee Table, Walnut, Glass, Italy, 1950s
Located in High Point, NC
A walnut and glass coffee table designed and produced in Italy, 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass, Walnut

Italian Designer, Coffee Table, Walnut, Glass, Italy, 1950s
Located in High Point, NC
A walnut and glass coffee table designed and produced in Italy, 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass, Walnut

Italian Chrome & Glass Coffee Table, 1970s
Located in Lisboa, PT
This coffee table was designed and produced in Italy during 1970s. The structure as a central foot
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Steel, Metal

Italian Glass Mosaic Tile Coffee Table
Located in Atlanta, GA
Glass mosaic tile coffee table, Italy, circa 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Brass

Black Marble & Glass Italian Coffee Table
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Here is an Italian deco revival black marble and glass coffee table that is sure to be the
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Stone, Marble

Large Blue Molten & Bent Glass C-Shape Base Glass Top Coffee Table
By Murano Glass Sommerso, Daum
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern cobalt blue molten and bent art glass C-shape base wide square coffee table
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Art Glass

Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
Located in Lentate Sul Seveso, IT
The coffee table Aka is made entirely of smoked glass. The top is circular and 60cm in diameter
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2010s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Glass

  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
H 11.82 in W 23.63 in D 23.63 in
Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
Located in Lentate Sul Seveso, IT
The coffee table Amami is made entirely of smoked glass. The top is circular and 45cm in diameter
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2010s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass

  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
H 14.18 in W 17.72 in D 17.72 in
Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
Located in Lentate Sul Seveso, IT
The Honshu coffee table is made entirely of smoked glass. The top is square on the side 45cm, while
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2010s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass

  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
H 17.72 in W 17.72 in D 17.72 in
Bronzed Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
Located in Lentate Sul Seveso, IT
The coffee table Aka is made entirely of bronzed glass. The top is circular and 60cm in diameter
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2010s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Glass

  • Bronzed Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Bronzed Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Bronzed Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
  • Bronzed Glass Coffee Table, Made in Italy
H 11.82 in W 23.63 in D 23.63 in
Coffee Table “Zodiac” Iron Glass, 1950, Italy
By Mid Century Antiques
Located in Milano, IT
Coffee table “Zodiac” iron glass, 1950, Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Glass

Travertine and glass Coffee Table 1970s, Italy
Located in HEVERLEE, BE
Unique oval travertine and glass coffee table. The table top consists of a ying & yang shaped top
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Travertine

  • Travertine  and glass Coffee Table 1970s, Italy
  • Travertine  and glass Coffee Table 1970s, Italy
  • Travertine  and glass Coffee Table 1970s, Italy
  • Travertine  and glass Coffee Table 1970s, Italy
H 15.75 in W 51.19 in D 31.5 in
Marble and glass coffee table, 1970s Italy.
Located in Landgraaf, NL
Marble and glass coffee table, 1970s Italy. Four white marble legs and thick glass top. The top and
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

  • Marble and glass coffee table, 1970s Italy.
  • Marble and glass coffee table, 1970s Italy.
  • Marble and glass coffee table, 1970s Italy.
  • Marble and glass coffee table, 1970s Italy.
H 10.24 in W 43.31 in D 43.31 in
1970s Italian Metal and Glass Coffee Table
Located in Pasadena, CA
Italian Metal and glass contemporary coffee table. Very strong and sturdy base with a thick glass
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Chrome

Walnut and Glass Coffee Table, Italy, 1955
By Gio Ponti, Ico Parisi
Located in Dronten, NL
Beautiful coffee table in walnut and glass with brass feet. The design and craftsmanship resembles
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Smoked Glass Coffee Side Table, Italy, 1970s
Located in Rome, IT
Coffee/side table completely in smoked glass with an abstract sculptural presence that gives it a
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

  • Smoked Glass Coffee Side Table, Italy, 1970s
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Side Table, Italy, 1970s
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Side Table, Italy, 1970s
  • Smoked Glass Coffee Side Table, Italy, 1970s
H 14.97 in W 31.5 in D 31.5 in
1970s Italian Brass and Glass Coffee Table
Located in Roma, IT
A beautifully designed Italian brass coffee table. This piece has a glass top and a beautiful airy
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

  • 1970s Italian Brass and Glass Coffee Table
  • 1970s Italian Brass and Glass Coffee Table
  • 1970s Italian Brass and Glass Coffee Table
  • 1970s Italian Brass and Glass Coffee Table
H 14.57 in W 47.25 in D 27.56 in
Italian Coffe Table, Wood and Glass, 1960s
Located in Palermo, PA
Italian coffe table, wood and glass, 1960s. Dimensions: H= 35 cm; W= 67 cm; D= 67 cm.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Glass, Wood

  • Italian Coffe Table, Wood and Glass, 1960s
  • Italian Coffe Table, Wood and Glass, 1960s
  • Italian Coffe Table, Wood and Glass, 1960s
  • Italian Coffe Table, Wood and Glass, 1960s
H 13.78 in W 26.38 in D 26.38 in
Italian Designer, Coffee Table, Steel, Smoked Glass, Italy, 1970s
Located in High Point, NC
A steel and smoked glass coffee table designed and produced in Italy, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Steel

Italian Designer, Coffee table, Walnut, Glass, Brass, Italy, 1940s
Located in High Point, NC
A freeform glass, brass and walnut coffee or side table, designed and produced in Italy, c. 1940s.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Italian Designer, Coffee Table, Metal, Teak, Glass, Italy, 1960s
Located in High Point, NC
A teak, glass and red-lacquered metal coffee or cocktail table, designed and produced in Italy, c
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Italian Designer, Coffee Table, Wood, Glass, Brass, Italy, 1950s
Located in High Point, NC
A wood, brass and glass coffee table or cocktail table, designed and produced in Italy, 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Brass

Italian Travertine and Glass Coffee Table, 1980s
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Very nice Italian coffee table from the 80's, handcrafted out of travertine. One round travertine
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Travertine

Italian Marble and Glass Coffee Table, 1980s
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Stunning Italian coffee table handcrafted out of marble and glass, 1980s. The rectangle plate
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

  • Italian Marble and Glass Coffee Table, 1980s
  • Italian Marble and Glass Coffee Table, 1980s
  • Italian Marble and Glass Coffee Table, 1980s
  • Italian Marble and Glass Coffee Table, 1980s
H 15.75 in W 49.61 in D 29.93 in
Vintage Glass Beech Coffee Table/ Side Table, Italy, 1970s
Located in Vienna, AT
This vintage glass coffee table / side table shows a sickle-shaped glass top and three beech legs
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Glass, Beech

Vintage coffee table Italy 1970s Smoked Glass
Located in Miklavž Pri Taboru, SI
Experience the allure of the 70s with this remarkable Italian metal side table, exquisitely
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Metal

  • Vintage coffee table Italy 1970s Smoked Glass
  • Vintage coffee table Italy 1970s Smoked Glass
  • Vintage coffee table Italy 1970s Smoked Glass
  • Vintage coffee table Italy 1970s Smoked Glass
H 20.08 in W 20.08 in D 14.97 in
Midcentury Italian Glass and Brass Coffee Table
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
This three legged coffee/cocktail table has a round table top with beveled edges it is resting on a
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Steel, Brass

Glass Coffee Table
By CPRN HOMOOD
Located in Milan, IT
finish, this impressive coffee table has a rectangular top in clear glass and a lower oval shelf with
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2010s Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

  • Glass Coffee Table
  • Glass Coffee Table
  • Glass Coffee Table
  • Glass Coffee Table
H 15.75 in W 51.19 in D 27.56 in
Italian Large Brass and Glass Circular Coffee Table
Located in London, GB
An extraordinary large circular coffee table consisting of 20mm thick round glass top 120cm (47.5
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20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Fontana Arte, Coffee Table, Walnut, Glass, Italy, 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in High Point, NC
A walnut and crystal glass coffee table, model 2461, designed and produced by Fontana Arte, Italy
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Glass, Walnut

Gio Ponti Coffee Table Wood Glass 1950 Italy
By Gio Ponti
Located in Milano, IT
Gio Ponti coffee table.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Other Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood, Glass

  • Gio Ponti Coffee Table Wood Glass 1950 Italy
  • Gio Ponti Coffee Table Wood Glass 1950 Italy
  • Gio Ponti Coffee Table Wood Glass 1950 Italy
  • Gio Ponti Coffee Table Wood Glass 1950 Italy
H 18.12 in W 33.08 in D 16.93 in
Circular Italian Midcentury Brass and Glass Coffee Table
By Fontana Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
This fantastic midcentury circular brass and glass coffee or side table has been designed and
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Italian Marble Coffee Table with Glass Top, 1970
Located in Oostrum-Venray, NL
Very nice Italian coffee table handmade from marble, 1970s. The rectangular top is made of thick
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Vintage 1970s Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

  • Italian Marble Coffee Table with Glass Top, 1970
  • Italian Marble Coffee Table with Glass Top, 1970
  • Italian Marble Coffee Table with Glass Top, 1970
  • Italian Marble Coffee Table with Glass Top, 1970
H 16.54 in W 49.22 in D 29.53 in
Italian Graphic Coffee Table in Ash and Glass
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Coffee table, ash, leather, glass, Italy, 1970s. This blonde ash coffee table from Italy consists
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Glass, Ash

  • Italian Graphic Coffee Table in Ash and Glass
  • Italian Graphic Coffee Table in Ash and Glass
  • Italian Graphic Coffee Table in Ash and Glass
  • Italian Graphic Coffee Table in Ash and Glass
H 13.78 in W 48.82 in D 29.93 in
Italian MCM Brass and Smoke Glass Coffee Table
Located in Dallas, TX
Very fine Italian MCM brass and smoke glass coffee table. A quality piece that works in a variety
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Italian Coffee Table in Glass and Gilded Metal
Located in Antwerp, BE
Elegant Italian gilded coffee table with glass top. Diameter with glass top: 105 cm. Height: 39
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Italian Coffee Table, Metal & Smoked Glass, circa 1970
Located in SAINT-OUEN-SUR-SEINE, FR
Vintage coffee table from Italy in the 1970s. Structure in chromed metal and top in smoked glass
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Vintage 1970s Italian Space Age Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Neo Classical Italian Brass And Glass Coffee Table
Located in Pasadena, TX
A neo-classical style coffee table made in Italy with a brass base and square glass top.
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Late 20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Italian Marble and Glass Coffee Table, Ca.1970
Located in Meulebeke, BE
Italian coffee table made of a black marble base with plexiglass and a glass top.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

  • Italian Marble and Glass Coffee Table, Ca.1970
  • Italian Marble and Glass Coffee Table, Ca.1970
  • Italian Marble and Glass Coffee Table, Ca.1970
  • Italian Marble and Glass Coffee Table, Ca.1970
H 15.75 in W 27.56 in D 27.56 in
Italian Coffee Table, Brass and Smoked Glass, 1950s
Located in Palermo, PA
Italian coffee table, brass and smoked glass, 1950s. Dimensions: H= 45 cm; W= 50 cm; D= 50 cm.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Wood and Glass Coffee Table, Italy, circa 1960
By Gio Ponti
Located in Surbiton, GB
Italian coffee table formed from a black painted wooden lattice frame with contrasting cherry wood
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Smoked Glass, Wood

  • Wood and Glass Coffee Table, Italy, circa 1960
  • Wood and Glass Coffee Table, Italy, circa 1960
  • Wood and Glass Coffee Table, Italy, circa 1960
  • Wood and Glass Coffee Table, Italy, circa 1960
H 18.51 in W 32.29 in D 32.29 in
Italian Bamboo and Smoked Glass Coffee Table, 1960s
Located in Palermo, PA
Italian bamboo and smoked glass coffee table, 1960s. 2 Pieces available. Dimensions: H= 40
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Bamboo, Smoked Glass

Midcentury Italian Modern Mahogany, Steel & Glass Coffee Table
By Carlo De Carli
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury (1950s) Italian Modern mahogany, steel and glass oval coffee table (Attributed to Carlo
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass, Steel

Glass Coffee Table, Italy, Romeo Rega, Design, 1960s
Located in Nice, FR
Glass coffee table, Italy, designer Romeo Rega, 1970, Structure in brass and black iron, smoked
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Vintage 1960s Italian Aesthetic Movement Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Italian 1970s Bamboo Coffee Table with Smoked Glass
Located in London, GB
An Italian 1970s bamboo coffee table with original smoked glass top.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Bamboo, Smoked Glass

Fontana Arte Coffee Table Glass Metal 1969 Italy
By Fontana Arte
Located in Milano, IT
Fontana Arte coffee table.
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Late 20th Century Italian Other Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Glass

Brass and Smoked Glass Italian Coffee Table, 1970s
Located in HEVERLEE, BE
Vintage coffee table with a sculptural brass base and a smoked glass top. Beautiful timeless
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Italian Coffee Table in Brass and Glass, 1950
By Fontana Arte
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Beautiful and eye catching Italian Coffee table from 1950. Just a beautiful one piece brass casting
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

  • Italian Coffee Table in Brass and Glass, 1950
  • Italian Coffee Table in Brass and Glass, 1950
  • Italian Coffee Table in Brass and Glass, 1950
  • Italian Coffee Table in Brass and Glass, 1950
H 17.33 in W 35.44 in D 16.15 in
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Italian Glass Coffee Table For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal Italian glass coffee table for your home. An Italian glass coffee table — often made from glass, metal and brass — can elevate any home. Find 4654 options for an antique or vintage Italian glass coffee table now, or shop our selection of 522 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer Italian glass coffee table, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Each Italian glass coffee table bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Hollywood Regency hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made Italian glass coffee table over the years, but those crafted by Paolo Piva, Romeo Rega and B&B Italia are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is an Italian Glass Coffee Table?

Prices for an Italian glass coffee table start at $10 and top out at $124,500 with the average selling for $2,682.

Finding the Right coffee-tables-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 tables 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 tables 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 table and cocktail tables today.

Questions About Italian Glass Coffee Table
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    Whether glass coffee tables are durable depends on the craftsmanship and the materials. Generally, tables with tempered glass are less likely to shatter and break. How well you care for a coffee table will also impact its life span. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of glass coffee tables.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    Whether a glass or acrylic coffee table is better is a matter of personal preference. An acrylic table is less likely to shatter and often lighter in weight, while a glass coffee table may have a more prominent shine. How carefully a coffee table is crafted also impacts its quality and longevity. On 1stDibs, shop a range of coffee tables.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 3, 2023
    You can substitute a number of things for a glass table top. Try painted wood, marble or sheet metal. To decide what to use, consider the overall style of your room and the other types of materials featured in the space. Shop a selection of tables from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    The most preferred type of glass for a coffee table is tempered glass. In case of a mishap, this type of glass will fracture into small pieces. One-half inch thick glass is the most popular for coffee tables. 1stDibs offers different antique, vintage and new glass coffee tables.