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Italian Vanity Desk with Mirror, 1950s
Located in Palermo, PA
Italian vanity desk with mirror from the 50s. Three drawers with a brass key. Nice colored glass
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vanities

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Brass

Italian Vanity Desk with Mirror, 1950s
Italian Vanity Desk with Mirror, 1950s
H 54.73 in W 15.75 in D 40.56 in
Vanity Desk
By CPRN HOMOOD
Located in Milan, IT
This vanity desk merges functionality with style in a sleek design that will match a modern decor
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2010s Italian Vanities

Materials

Metal

Vanity Desk
Vanity Desk
H 68.9 in W 7.09 in D 8.67 in
Delorean Carpanese Home Italia Vanity Desk Modern 21st Century
By Carpanese Home Italia
Located in Sanguinetto, IT
This beautiful vanity desk is distinguished by the ash wood structure and the marble top that
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Vanities

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Marble

Midcentury Italian Rattan Desk or Vanity Table, circa 1960s
Located in London, GB
Midcentury Italian rattan desk or vanity table, (circa 1960s). An absolute charmer and stylish
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vanities

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Rattan

Italian Modern Rosewood + Brass Vanity by Vittorio Dassi
By Vittorio Dassi
Located in Berkeley, CA
Stunning in design and execution, this Italian modern vanity was crafted by Vittorio Dassi in the
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vanities

Materials

Brass

Libellula Vanity Desk by Chie Mihara
By Extroverso
Located in Milan, IT
This gorgeous, colorful vanity desk in lacquered walnut wood has two drawers outlined in a bright
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2010s Italian Vanities

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Gold Leaf, Brass

Libellula Vanity Desk by Chie Mihara
Libellula Vanity Desk by Chie Mihara
H 52.76 in W 55.12 in D 23.63 in
Vanity Desk Secret in Ebony and Galvanized Metal, Original Sin Collection, Italy
By Giorgio Ragazzini
Located in Treviso, Treviso
gluttony, to vanity, to our imagination. Technical information: - Vanity desk with openable top
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2010s Italian Modern Vanities

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Metal

Vintage 1950s Italian Vanity/Desk with Mirror, in Solid Wood, Gio Ponti Style
By Gio Ponti
Located in Milano, IT
Presented here is a rare and beautiful little vanity desk, designed in the style of Giò Ponti and
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Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Vanities

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Wood

Mid-Century Modern Art Deco Vanity Desk ARCA by Guglielmo Ulrich Solid Cherry
By Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Dressing table mirrored, a desk made of solid cherry. Adjustable bevelled glass mirror. Wide drawer
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Vanities

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Mirror, Cherry

"Treasure"Contemporary one of kind Vanity Desk, Art Silvered Glass, Plexy+Velvet
By Sabrina Landini
Located in Pietrasanta, IT
TREASURE the masterpiece vanity desk Introducing Sabrina's breathtaking one-of a kind vanity desk
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Vanities

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Brass

1950s Vanity or Writting desk by Ico & Luisa Parisi for La Permanente Mobili
By La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Ico Parisi
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Fine 1950s Vanity or Writting desk by Ico & Luisa Parisi for La Permanente Mobili di Cantù
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vanities

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Maple

Italian Vanity Table in Beige/Cappuccino/Cream Laquered with Two Drawers
By Danu Chirinciuc
Located in Concordia Sagittaria, Veneto
A delightful accent piece to complement refined modern bedrooms, this vanity table couples
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2010s Italian Art Deco Vanities

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Upholstery, Plywood, Wood

Etoile Vanity Table by Chiara Provasi
By Chiara Provasi
Located in Milan, IT
A complementing piece to the Etoile chest of drawers, this vanity table is a superb addition to a
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Vanities

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Marble, Brass

Etoile Vanity Table by Chiara Provasi
Etoile Vanity Table by Chiara Provasi
H 76.38 in W 63 in D 20.08 in
Edo Vanity, Console with Top in Marble and Metal Legs
By Casa Casati
Located in Milan, MI
also as a writing desk or as a dressing table. The drawer is completed with a leather mat. The proposed
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2010s Italian Modern Vanities

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Marble, Metal

Unique Desk or Dressing Table Made of Solid Brass and Black Glass, 1950s, Italy
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
Very decorative, elegant and practical.
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Vanities

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Brass

Contemporary beauty desk, makeup table, jewel case, mirror. Lacquered oak, brass
Located in Meolo, Venezia
Vivian can be a contemporary beauty desk, a makeup table, a jewel case and a mirror. It is made of
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2010s Italian Modern Vanities

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Brass

Contemporary Beauty Desk, Makeup Table, Jewel Case, Mirror. Lacquered Oak, Brass
Located in Meolo, Venezia
Vivian is a contemporary beauty desk, it can be used as make-up table, thanks to its light wall
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2010s Italian Modern Vanities

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Brass

An Italian 1970s bamboo dressing table set with dressing table, stool and mirror
By Vivai del Sud
Located in London, GB
An Italian 1970s bamboo and rattan dressing table set with two drawer dressing table, stool and
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vanities

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Bamboo, Rattan

21st Century Astrea Square Box with Walnut Wood & Leather Handmade in Italy
By Pinetti
Located in Bagnatica, Lombardia
turn vintage references into modern elegance. A family of four different sizes for an incomparable
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2010s Italian Modern Vanities

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Metal

Vivai del Sud Rattan and Bamboo Desk / Vanity Table Italy, C.1970
By Vivai del Sud
Located in London, GB
. Ideal as a small desk or vanity. The Knee hole width measures 39cm. In excellent condition
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Bamboo, Wicker, Rattan

1963 Danish Writing Desk and Mirrored Vanity, Wood, Oestergaard
By Harry Østergaard
Located in Arosio, IT
A Mid-Century Modern small desk that can also be used as mirrored vanity. It has one tilt mirror
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Gio Ponti vanity desk console table with a adjustable Fontana arte mirror, 1950
By Giordano Chiesa, Gio Ponti
Located in Rome, IT
rare Gio Ponti toilette, vanity table dressing table one drawer with an adjustable brass mirror by
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Gio Ponti Vanity desk with a brass circular mirror from Hotel Royal Naples, 1955
By Gio Ponti
Located in Rome, IT
in Naples at late 1990' included the vanities.Most of the vanity desk sold in the market and in the
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Desk and Dressing Table, with Mirror Style of Ulrich, circa 1936, Vanity Table
By Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in Vigonza, Padua
brass A wonderful and very useful desk representative of Mid-Century Italian design Measures cm: H
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Italian Mid-Century Style Black Lacquered Desk
By Aldo Tura
Located in New York, NY
Italian Mid-Century style black lacquered desk with brass trimmed edge and 4 drawers supported on 2
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Curvy Vanity Table Available
By Daniel Nikolovski and Danu Chirinciuc
Located in Concordia Sagittaria, Veneto
, this vanity merges functionality with style in a sleek design that will fit a modern decor. The
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2010s Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Curvy Vanity Table Available
Curvy Vanity Table Available
H 29.53 in W 48.82 in D 21.66 in
Italian Midcentury Vanity Table with Armchair by Vittorio Dassi, 1950s
By Gio Ponti, Vittorio Dassi, Dassi Mobili Moderni
Located in Traversetolo, IT
Stunning and very rare Italian small Vanity Table of the 1950s, equipped with mirror and armchair
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Velvet, Maple

Aldo Tura Italian Brown Parchment Veneer Desk
By Aldo Tura
Located in New York, NY
Italian 1940/1950s brown parchment veneer desk with brass trimmed edge and 4 drawers supported on 2
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Ebony and Cherry Vanity Table
By Annibale Colombo
Located in Milan, IT
vanity table gracefully resting on four cabriole legs. Precious inserts of light leather extensively
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2010s Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Ebony and Cherry Vanity Table
Ebony and Cherry Vanity Table
H 50.4 in W 60.24 in D 29.53 in
Modern Toscana Vanity Table Oak Beige Leather Handmade in Portugal by Greenapple
By Rute Martins, Greenapple
Located in Lisboa, PT
organic modern Toscana vanity table is a captivating blend of natural beauty and contemporary design
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Onyx, Brass

Raily Dark Writing Desk
By Enrico Pellizzoni
Located in Milan, IT
This sophisticated writing desk will transform simple office tasks into a luxurious occasion with
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2010s Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Raily Dark Writing Desk
Raily Dark Writing Desk
H 55.12 in W 47.25 in D 26.78 in
Custom Italian Mid-Century Style Black Lacquered Desk in the Style of Aldo Tura
Located in New York, NY
Italian mid-century style black lacquered desk with brass trimmed edge and 4 drawers supported on 2
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21st Century and Contemporary Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Lacquer

Salterini Atr. Wrought Iron Wrap Around Vanity Dressing Table Glass Shelves Mint
By John Salterini, Frederic Weinberg
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Glass measures 3/8'' in thickness.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

Roll Contemporary Desk in Metal and Wood
By Secolo, Artefatto Design Studio
Located in London, GB
Writing desk by day and vanity table by night; roll desk 02 is a minimal piece with four metal legs
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2010s Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Roll Contemporary Desk in Metal and Wood
Roll Contemporary Desk in Metal and Wood
H 68.9 in W 19.69 in D 40.95 in
Pair of Solid Lucite Vanity Chair, 1940s
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
engineering milestone”, and it´s now considered a World Heritage of Modern Architecture. At the time was
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Vintage 1940s American Space Age Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Lucite

Pair of Solid Lucite Vanity Chair, 1940s
Pair of Solid Lucite Vanity Chair, 1940s
H 35.04 in W 22.45 in D 20.48 in
Ico Parisi Wood and Laminate toilette desk with mirror, Hotel Lorena, 1960
By Bernini, Ico Parisi
Located in Rome, IT
Ico and Luisa Parisi vanity desk from Hotel Lorena, Grosseto manufacured by Ditta Bernini Italy
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Mirror, Laminate, Wood

Ico Parisi Rare Large Wood and Laminate Desk with Mirror, Hotel Lorena, 1959.60
By Ico Parisi, Bernini
Located in Rome, IT
Ico and Luisa Parisi vanity desk from Hotel Lorena, Grosseto manufacured by Ditta Bernini Italy
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Mirror, Laminate, Mahogany

Malachite Jewelry Dish or Desk Vessel
Located in New York, NY
. Convenient for a table, office, desk, shelf, vanity, nightstand, etc. Dimensions: .75" Height x 2.25" x 4.75
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20th Century Organic Modern Paperweights

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Malachite

Malachite Jewelry Dish or Desk Vessel
Malachite Jewelry Dish or Desk Vessel
H 0.75 in W 4.75 in D 2.25 in
Italian Mid-century Bedroom set designed by Vittorio Dassi, 1950s
By Vittorio Dassi, Dassi Mobili Moderni
Located in Traversetolo, IT
our part, we have enhanced further their allure by reupholstering the seat and the vanity desk
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Stained Glass, Maple

Vittorio Parigi & Nanni Prina for Molteni Desk Chair 'Orix' in Red Leatherette
By Vittorio Parigi and Nani Prina, Molteni & C
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Vittorio Parigi & Nanni Prina for Molteni, desk chair model 'Orix', leatherette, chrome-plated
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal, Chrome

Murano Green and Clear Italian Art Glass Flower Paperweight
By Vintage Murano Gallery, Fratelli Toso
Located in North Hollywood, CA
filled with clear controlled bubbles. Paper weight for the sophisticated desk, vanity or coffee table
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Crystal

Fratelli Toso Murano Millefiori Heart Mosaic Italian Art Glass Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
make a great display piece on any vanity, desk or coffee table. Nice gift to a loved one in your family
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso, Murrine

Murano Millefiori Wild Flowers Painted Pedestal Italian Art Glass Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso, Galliano Ferro
Located in Kissimmee, FL
make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Mid-century era. Very unusual design
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso, Murrine, Paint

Fratelli Toso Murano Green White Italian Art Glass Crown Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Holidays inspired. Would make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Mid-century era
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Murrine

Fratelli Toso Murano Black Bullseye Murrine Italian Art Glass Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
side when you hold it in your hand. Would make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Murrine

Murano Orange Uranium UV Yellow Italian Art Glass Mushroom Toadstool Sculptures
By Fornasa De Murano A L'Insegna Del Moreto, Galliano Ferro
Located in Kissimmee, FL
on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Use them as paperweights, or just as decorative items on any
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso, Uranium Glass

Toso Murano Green Orange Millefiori Flower Italian Art Glass Paperweights
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Mid-century era. They measure 3" wide x 2 3/4" tall.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso, Murrine, Glass

Fratelli Toso Murano Mosaic Wild Flowers Basket Italian Art Glass Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
pink and white twisting handle. Would make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso, Murrine

Murano Paperweight Blue Red Ribbons Italian Art Glass Egg Shape Circa 1960s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in North Hollywood, CA
great display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Mid-century era. Hand-Made in Italy circa 1960s
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Fratelli Toso Murano Cobalt Blue Flowers Italian Art Glass Tall Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
any desk, vanity or coffee table. Mid-century era. Measures 3 3/4" tall x 2 1/2" wide.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso

Murano Vintage Millefiori Murrine Flower Mosaic Italian Art Glass Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
different shades. Would make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Mid-century era
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Sommerso, Glass, Murrine, Murano Glass, Blown Glass, Art Glass

Fratelli Toso Murano Pink Blue Flowers Glass Italian Art Glass Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
design. Would make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Mid-century era. Measures 3
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

Materials

Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Murrine

Fratelli Toso Murano Blue Purple Flowers Glass Italian Art Glass Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
unusual design. Would make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Midcentury era
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Murrine

Murano Blue Orange Ribbons Controlled Bubbles Italian Art Glass Egg Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso, Venini
Located in Kissimmee, FL
reflected in each bubble (see close up photo). Would make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Sommerso, Glass, Murano Glass, Blown Glass, Art Glass

Fratelli Toso Murano Roses Yellow Flowers Mosaic Italian Art Glass Paperweight
By Fratelli Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Mid-century era. Very rare design and
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Sommerso, Glass, Murrine

Barovier Toso Murano Blue Orange Red Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Paperweight
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
black lines in the center. Would make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or coffee table. Mid
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Gold Leaf

Barovier Toso Murano Green Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Grapes Fruit Sculpture
By Barovier&Toso, Ercole Barovier
Located in Kissimmee, FL
any desk, vanity or side table. Use it as a decorative item, or as a paperweight. Mid-century era. The
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Gold Leaf

Barbini Murano Pulegoso Black Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Kitty Cat Sculpture
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in Kissimmee, FL
on the bow around the neck. Would make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or curio cabinet
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

Materials

Gold Leaf

Barbini Murano Pulegoso Gray Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Kitty Cat Sculpture
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in Kissimmee, FL
gold leaf on the bow around the neck. Would make a great display piece on any desk, vanity or curio
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

Materials

Gold Leaf

Seguso Murano Red Gold Flecks Italian Art Glass Pear Dish Apple Paperweight Set
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Kissimmee, FL
underneath. Would make a great display on any desk, vanity or bedside table. Apple paperweight measures 2 5/8
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

Materials

Gold Leaf

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Italian Modern Vanity Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic Italian modern vanity desk available at 1stDibs. Each Italian modern vanity desk for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, murano glass and art glass. Find 394 options for an antique or vintage Italian modern vanity desk now, or shop our selection of 29 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without an Italian modern vanity desk — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right Italian modern vanity desk, those designed in mid-century modern, modern and Art Deco styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one Italian modern vanity desk that is appealing in its simplicity, but Fratelli Toso, Archimede Seguso and Alfredo Barbini produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is an Italian Modern Vanity Desk?

Prices for an Italian modern vanity desk can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1 and can go as high as $36,140, while the average can fetch as much as $946.

A Close Look at mid-century-modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

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The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by celebrated manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

Generations turn over, and mid-century modern remains arguably the most popular style going. As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

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