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John Widdicomb Mid Century Burlwood Campaign Executive Desk
By John Widdicomb
Located in La Grange, IL
John Widdicomb Mid Century burlwood Campaign executive desk. Desk measures: 72 wide x 36 deep x 30 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage co...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Burl

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Walnut Twin Headboards, Pair
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous pair of Mid-Century Modern walnut twin bed frames By John Widdicomb USA, circa 1950s Measures: 39"W x 2"D x 42"H. Very good original vintage condition.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

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Walnut

John Widdicomb Mid-century Modern Caned Top Dale Ford
By John Widdicomb
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Awesome and unique buffet/hutch designed by Dale Ford. An excellent use of grain pattern and direction create a clean and striking cabinet from the high end furniture maker John Wi...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Cane

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Walnut High Chest Dresser
By John Widdicomb
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice mid-century modern high chest by Dale Ford for John Widdicomb.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Aluminum

Pair of John Widdicomb Mid-Century Walnut Chests of Drawers
By John Widdicomb
Located in Pasadena, CA
This a superb pair of c. 1955-1960 John Widdicomb chests of drawers in finely grained and figured claro walnut. The breakfront form of the chests is unusual and a mark of design qual...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Brass

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Hollywood Regency Walnut Dresser, Refinished
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern Hollywood Regency Campaign triple dresser or credenza By John Widdicomb USA, 1950s Sculpted walnut, with original brass hardware and brass-...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Burled Walnut Sideboard Credenza, Refinished
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern sideboard, credenza, or bar cabinet By John Widdicomb USA, 1960s Gorgeous burled walnut, with original hardware and unique flared lags. ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Burl

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Black Lacquered Sideboard Credenza, Refinished
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern Hollywood Regency Campaign credenza or sideboard By John Widdicomb USA, 1950s Black lacquered solid cherry wood, with original brass hardwa...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern White Lacquered Nightstands, Newly Refinished
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional pair of Mid-Century Modern Hollywood Regency Campaign three-drawer nightstands By John Widdicomb, USA, 1950s White lacquered solid cherrywood, with original b...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

Materials

Brass

John Widdicomb Midcentury Walnut Bar Cart
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Nicely designed compact bar cart with ample storage options and extension leaves on both sides. A vintage modern piece with a rich walnut finish and unique brass pulls. Please confir...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

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Walnut

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Black Lacquered Nightstand or Side Table
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Mid-Century Modern black lacquered side table or nightstand By John Widdicomb USA, circa 1950s Measures: 21.75" W x 26" D x 22.25" H. Newly refinished. Excelle...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Wood, Lacquer

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Walnut Extension Dining Table, Newly Restored
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern chinoiserie extension dining table By John Widdicomb USA, circa 1960s Sculpted walnut with a subtle Asian flair Measures: 64"W x 42"D x ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Walnut

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Cherry Wood Extension Dining Table, Refinished
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern extension dining table By John Widdicomb USA, 1950s Cherry wood, with brass accents and brass sabots. Measures: Fully extended 91.5" W ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Brass

New Upholstery John Widdicomb Mid Century Modern Loveseat Couch
By John Widdicomb, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Rockaway, NJ
New basket weave fabric upholstery Widdicomb sofa love seat slipper chair booth sofa. Black lacquer hardwood frame.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Hardwood, Upholstery

John Widdicomb Midcentury Hollywood Regency Triple Dresser or Credenza, 1970s
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern Hollywood Regency triple dresser or credenza By John Widdicomb USA, circa 1970s Wood construction with lacquered faux marble finish in a gr...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass

Bert England for John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Walnut Leather Top Desk
By John Widdicomb, Bert England
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional mid-century modern writing desk or executive desk By Bert England for John Widdicomb "Orientation Group" USA, 1960s Walnut, with leather top and original Asia...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Sculpted Walnut Dining Chairs, Set of Six
By John Widdicomb, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous set of six Mid-Century Modern dining chairs In the manner of T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings By John Widdicomb USA, Circa 1950s Sculpted walnut, with original yellow up...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern Bedroom Set
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern set including long dresser, highboy chest and two nightstands. Lovely finish with brass accenting hardware and tapered feet with matching brass caps. Measures: ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Mid-Century Modern John Widdicomb Console Table
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern Parsons style console table by John Widdicomb, circa 1960s. Please confirm item location (NY or NJ) with dealer.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

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Lacquer

Mid-Century Modern Side Tables by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Refinished vintage-modern John Widdicomb end tables feature one large drawer with wood sculpted handles and a top compartment with spacious storage. Please confirm item location (NY...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Materials

Wood

Pair of Mid-Century Modern John Widdicomb Nightstands
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful pair of vintage modern end tables feature sculpted drawer pulls with brass fixtures on each side. The unique "L" shaped design sits on top of four unusual legs. This l...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Brass

Lovely John Widdicomb Light Walnut Headboard Mid-Century Modern
By John Widdicomb
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Lovely John Widdicomb light walnut 60" headboard. This piece is in very nice vintage condition. Please see my other 1stdibs offerings for the more pieces of this collection.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

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Walnut

Gorgeous John Widdicomb Asian Influenced Credenza, Mid-Century Modern
By John Widdicomb
Located in Pemberton, NJ
This nine drawer low dresser is a fine example of the level of craftsmanship and the standards of the John Widdicomb Furniture Company. This piece is made of solid wood, using doveta...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass

Mid-Century Coffee Table with Marble Insert by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage-modern coffee table featuring sculpted base and marble insert, designed by John Widdicomb. Please confirm item location NY or NJ with dealer.
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Mid-Century Modern Dresser and High Boy by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This handsome vintage modern bedroom set includes a high boy and a low dresser with unusual louvered fronts. The high boy features a hidden storage compartment on the top hidden by t...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Bedroom Sets

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Brass

Gorgeous John Widdicomb Asian Influenced Tall Dresser Mid-century Modern
By John Widdicomb
Located in Pemberton, NJ
This 5 drawer dresser is a fine example of the level of craftsmanship and the standards of the John Widdicomb Furniture Company. This piece is made of solid wood, using dovetail, and...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass

John Widdicomb Gentleman's Chest
By John Widdicomb
Located in Austin, TX
Stunningly elegant gentleman's chest made by John Widdicomb. John Widdicomb was a manufacturing company with a long tradition of crafting some of the biggest names in furniture like ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Wardrobes and Armoires

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Brass

  • John Widdicomb Gentleman's Chest
  • John Widdicomb Gentleman's Chest
  • John Widdicomb Gentleman's Chest
  • John Widdicomb Gentleman's Chest
H 47 in. W 40 in. D 20 in.
Pair of Mid Century End Tables or Nightstands by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Palm Beach, FL
In voque pair of three drawer black lacquered nightstands with a sleek refined form, inset brass pulls and a brass block foot. Signed John Widdicomb in a drawer.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Modern "Accordion" Doors Dresser by John Widdicomb Brass Pulls
By John Widdicomb
Located in Rockaway, NJ
High quality folding doors dresser or credenza by John Widdicomb.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Cherry

Lovely John Widdicomb Trapezoid Top Walnut End Table Mid-century Modern
By John Widdicomb
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Lovely John Widdicomb trapezoid top walnut end table with one curved drawer. This table is very rare and well constructed. The top looks great with a gorgeous finish. I love the cu...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Pr. John Widdicomb Lounge Chairs
By John Widdicomb
Located in New York, NY
Chic and stylish pair of open arm lounge, or pull up chairs by John Widdicomb. These sophisticated chairs feature sinuous sculpted wood frames, which support an upholstered seat and ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

  • Pr. John Widdicomb Lounge Chairs
  • Pr. John Widdicomb Lounge Chairs
  • Pr. John Widdicomb Lounge Chairs
  • Pr. John Widdicomb Lounge Chairs
H 33 in. W 27 in. D 22 in.
John Widdicomb Walnut Finish Extension Table
By John Widdicomb
Located in Miami, FL
John Widdicomb Mid-Century Modern walnut finish extension table with four leaves. Four leaves each 13.5 inches wide. Max table length is 93.75 inches. Seats eight Smallest size is ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Drop-leaf and Pembroke Tables

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Walnut

  • John Widdicomb Walnut Finish Extension Table
  • John Widdicomb Walnut Finish Extension Table
  • John Widdicomb Walnut Finish Extension Table
  • John Widdicomb Walnut Finish Extension Table
H 28.5 in. W 39.75 in. D 39 in.
John Widdicomb Server or Chest
By John Widdicomb
Located in Sarasota, FL
This hand painted chest or server by John Widdicomb has a chinoiserie look. Upon opening it you will see 2 drawers and several shelves in the interior also hand painted on the top a...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Buffets

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Fruitwood

  • John Widdicomb Server or Chest
  • John Widdicomb Server or Chest
  • John Widdicomb Server or Chest
  • John Widdicomb Server or Chest
H 32 in. W 48 in. D 18 in.
John Widdicomb Ebonized Cherry Nightstands
By John Widdicomb
Located in New York, NY
Pair of solid cherry nightstands in a custom ebonized stain finish with a slight sheen. Nightstands feature brushed brass pulls and sabots. Labeled.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

Materials

Brass

  • John Widdicomb Ebonized Cherry Nightstands
  • John Widdicomb Ebonized Cherry Nightstands
  • John Widdicomb Ebonized Cherry Nightstands
  • John Widdicomb Ebonized Cherry Nightstands
H 24.5 in. W 25 in. D 18 in.
John Widdicomb Glass Front Unit
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern mahogany bookcases with glass front doors and glass shelves. Lighting inside, storage cabinet below. Price is for single unit. (Please confirm item location - NY...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

  • John Widdicomb Glass Front Unit
  • John Widdicomb Glass Front Unit
  • John Widdicomb Glass Front Unit
  • John Widdicomb Glass Front Unit
H 78 in. W 37.5 in. D 16 in.
John Widdicomb Brass Console Table
By John Widdicomb
Located in Dallas, TX
John Widdicomb Mastercraft style console table in brass with glass top.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

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Brass

  • John Widdicomb Brass Console Table
  • John Widdicomb Brass Console Table
  • John Widdicomb Brass Console Table
  • John Widdicomb Brass Console Table
H 26 in. W 62 in. D 16 in.
Pair of John Widdicomb Mirrors 1979
By John Widdicomb
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A pair of classic mirrors by John WIddicomb, 1979. Black laquer finish, minimalist elegant design. Signed on the back.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mahogany

  • Pair of John Widdicomb Mirrors 1979
  • Pair of John Widdicomb Mirrors 1979
  • Pair of John Widdicomb Mirrors 1979
  • Pair of John Widdicomb Mirrors 1979
H 42.5 in. W 26 in. D 1.5 in.
John Widdicomb Two-Tier Cocktail Table
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish midcentury table features sculpted two tier construction and features a rich natural finish. Original manufacturer's label on piece, please confirm item location (NY or ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

  • John Widdicomb Two-Tier Cocktail Table
  • John Widdicomb Two-Tier Cocktail Table
  • John Widdicomb Two-Tier Cocktail Table
  • John Widdicomb Two-Tier Cocktail Table
H 22.5 in. W 32 in. D 32 in.
John Widdicomb Tall Campaign Style Dresser
By John Widdicomb
Located in Pasadena, TX
A prime piece of furniture in burled elm veneer (over oak wood) by John Widdicomb. Dresser features Inset brass pulls in the "campaign" style allow for ease of use and style. Signed ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Bronze

Midcentury John Widdicomb Tambour Door Sideboard
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Cherry sideboard finely crafted by John Widdicomb. Featuring double sliding tambour doors concealing a removable cutlery tray, adjustable shelves, and two vertical partitions for sto...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Brass

  • Midcentury John Widdicomb Tambour Door Sideboard
  • Midcentury John Widdicomb Tambour Door Sideboard
  • Midcentury John Widdicomb Tambour Door Sideboard
  • Midcentury John Widdicomb Tambour Door Sideboard
H 32.25 in. W 68.5 in. D 17.5 in.
Pair of Tables by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of teak end tables by Wm. A. Berkey Furniture Co. a division of John Widdicomb. Tables have 2 drawers with brass pulls. Tables also have pullout / pull-out tables with a leaf pa...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Teak

  • Pair of Tables by John Widdicomb
  • Pair of Tables by John Widdicomb
  • Pair of Tables by John Widdicomb
  • Pair of Tables by John Widdicomb
H 23 in. W 27 in. D 27 in.
Mid-Century Modern Burl Walnut John Widdicomb Dresser or Credenza
By John Widdicomb, Dale Ford
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice mid-century modern burl walnut dresser by Dale Ford for John Widdicomb.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Walnut

John Widdicomb Georgian Mahogany Nightstands, Newly Refinished
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous pair of Georgian or English Chippendale style nightstands By John Widdicomb USA, Circa 1940s Mahogany, with original brass hardware. Measures: 21" W x 15" D x ...
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Mid-20th Century American Georgian Night Stands

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Brass

John Widdicomb Designed Brass Console Table 1970s
By John Widdicomb
Located in Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire
A brushed brass framed, two tiered console table with inset glass tops and curved corner details designed by John Widdicomb, 1970s.  
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

Materials

Brass

  • John Widdicomb Designed Brass Console Table 1970s
  • John Widdicomb Designed Brass Console Table 1970s
  • John Widdicomb Designed Brass Console Table 1970s
  • John Widdicomb Designed Brass Console Table 1970s
H 27.96 in. W 38.19 in. D 14.97 in.
Pair of Midcentury Nightstands by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish pair of vintage modern nightstands feature a sturdy walnut construction with a lightly colored finish, two drawers with dovetail wood-joints signifying quality craftsman...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

Materials

Brass

John Widdicomb Coffee Table With Travertine Top
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This mid-century modern round black lacquer coffee table with textured travertine top features the exquisite vintage design of John Widdicomb. Please confirm item location (NY or NJ)...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble

Acid Washed Bronze Sideboard by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Oaks, PA
Stunning acid washed bronze sideboard by John Widdicomb, of rectangular form, the burled elm case is fitted with four concealed acid washed bronze doors raised on a patinated brass c...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Tall Campaign Chest by John Clingman for Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Locust Valley, NY
Tall five drawer Campaign chest by John Clingman for Widdicomb, with brass pulls.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Walnut

Pair of Mid-Century Signed John Widdicomb Nightstands
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, James Mont, John Widdicomb
Located in Houston, TX
Fantastic rare pair of signed Mid-Century Modern John Widdicomb nightstands or side tables. These stunning midcentury night tables have a beautiful tortoise shell pattern with intere...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Modern Side Table by John Widdicomb
By Widdicomb Furniture Co.
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century octagonal lacquered side table features stylish sculpted base and makes a striking addition to home or business interior. Grand Rapids Furniture makers guild for Widdicom...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Materials

Walnut

John Widdicomb French Regency Walnut Nightstands, Newly Refinished
By John Widdicomb
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional pair of mid-century French Regency nightstands By John Widdicomb USA, 1950s Carved walnut, with original brass hardware. Measures: 25.5" W x 16.25" D x 24....
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

Materials

Brass

Marble-Top End Coffee Table by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in New York, NY
Architectural form marble insert top table. This table has a rectangular top, with off set marble insert, over rectangular rail, on tapered pole legs. Functional scale make this tabl...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Marble

John Widdicomb Oriental Three Doors Credenza or Dresser
By John Widdicomb
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice John Widdicomb oriental server.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

John Widdicomb Bar Cart / Server with Expanding Top
By John Widdicomb
Located in Highland, IN
This striking John Widdicomb bar cart or serving cart has several great features: a terrific graphic quality with a dynamic composition of clear and opaque shapes, a top that expands...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

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Walnut

Pair of Midcentury Walnut Nightstands by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage pair of two-drawer walnut nightstands with brass pulls and sabots, manufactured by Widdicomb Furniture, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Please confirm item location (NY or NJ) with ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

Materials

Walnut

Set of Six Dining Chairs by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Boston, MA
Designed by John Widdicomb, this set of six dining chairs features solid mahogany frames with tapered backs and slender legs. The seats are upholstered in a rich moss green. Orig...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

Lovely John Widdicomb Tall Dresser With Tamboured Doors
By John Widdicomb
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Gorgeous signed piece of john widdicomb tall dresser with tamboured doors. This dresser is in gorgeous condition with it original finish. I love the tamboured doors that open to re...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Brass

Stylized Ribbon Mahogany Cabinet or Dresser by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Buffalo, NY
Stylized ribbon mahogany cabinet or dresser by John Widdicomb, superior quality, brass star pulls featuring left bi-fold door, three generous drawers, Classic modernist design, hand ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Brass

John Widdicomb, Organic Coffee / Cocktail Table, Walnut, America, 1950s
By John Widdicomb
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A rare sizable organic coffee or cocktail table. Designed and produced by John Widdicomb, Grand Rapids, Michigan, America. Produced in the 1950s. With makers label. Other designer...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Walnut

Set of 6 Iconic John Widdicomb Parsons Style Dining Chairs
By John Widdicomb
Located in Hopewell, NJ
An elegant set of six John Widdicomb Parsons dining chairs, fully marked with brass tags, from the 1960s. Great timeless silhouette and "bones", but deserve updated upholstery.
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Vintage 1960s North American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

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John Widdicomb Mid Century For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic john widdicomb mid century available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, walnut and metal, every john widdicomb mid century was constructed with great care. Your living room may not be complete without a john widdicomb mid century — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A john widdicomb mid century, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Louis XV or Hollywood Regency style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A well-made john widdicomb mid century has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by John Widdicomb, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings and Widdicomb Furniture Co. are consistently popular.

How Much is a John Widdicomb Mid Century?

Prices for a john widdicomb mid century can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $595 and can go as high as $19,500, while the average can fetch as much as $3,298.

john-widdicomb Biography and Important Works

In the Widdicomb family, furniture ran in the blood. Furniture maker George Widdicomb emigrated from England to the United States in 1845, eventually setting up a cabinet shop in Syracuse, New York, before moving west to Grand Rapids, Michigan. There, he opened a shop with his four sons, including John Widdicomb (1845–1910), whose name would help carry the family legacy into the 20th century.

A wealth of pine and oak forests rendered Grand Rapids a logging center during the 1800s, and it eventually gained recognition for its furniture industry. The city became a destination for furniture makers who hailed from across the United States and beyond. The Widdicomb shop in Grand Rapids prospered, as the patriarch’s formal English training allowed him to produce pieces with superior craftsmanship compared to those of his competitors. Although the Civil War halted business and took the life of one of the Widdicomb brothers, the family’s survivors would start anew as Widdicomb Brothers and Richards, soon renamed the Widdicomb Furniture Company.

John Widdicomb, however, split from the family business in 1897 to create the John Widdicomb Company, where he would go on to focus on Louis XV Provincial-style furnishings. Chairs made in this style have distinct characteristics, such as floral motifs carved in the frames and gently angled backrests. John's company also remained a family affair: The founder’s son, Harry, assumed control of the company when his father died in 1910, while John's nephew Ralph Widdicombe — who retained the English spelling of his last name and joined the John Widdicomb Company at its start — designed every single piece of the offerings at his uncle's manufacturing outfit until he retired in 1951. Ralph was an internationally distinguished furniture designer whose modern mahogany bedroom suite won first prize at the Paris Exposition in 1900.

The original iteration of Widdicomb, which was helmed by John's older brother William while John ran his own brand, had shifted from making period revival styles of furniture, such as Georgian and Chippendale, to manufacturing modern pieces in the late 1920s. Admirers of mid-century modern furnishings likely recognize Widdicomb for the partnerships with iconic designers such as Frank Lloyd Wright, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings and Mario Buatta. In 1959, master woodworker George Nakashima created his Origins collection for Widdicomb when the firm merged with Mueller Furniture Corporation and was known, for around 10 years, as Widdicomb-Mueller. Origins, a revered Shaker-influenced group of nightstands, upholstered lounge chairs, dining-room tables and more, saw Nakashima working with woods like Carpathian elm and laurel in his Pennsylvania studio.

Eventually, the two Widdicomb companies would combine in 1970, operating under the name John Widdicomb Co.

In 2002, the business closed after more than a century of operations, and its assets were acquired by Stickley Furniture. Interestingly, it was not the first time Widdicomb and Stickley overlapped: In the final years of the 19th century, the companies opened a shared storehouse in London, while John Widdicomb and Albert Stickley would travel Europe together for the purposes of research.

Today, Stickley continues to produce John Widdicomb Company furniture, including French, Italian, English and Russian reproductions, as well as modern works from the first half of the 20th century.

At 1stDibs, shop tables, case pieces and other furniture made by John Widdicomb Company.

john-widdicomb Biography and Important Works

Furniture by John Widdicomb is available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive objects are often made of wood and designed with extraordinary care. In our John Widdicomb collection, there are many options to choose from, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular. Many of the original furniture by John Widdicomb were created during the 20th century in Mid-Century Modern style in North America. Prices for John Widdicomb Furniture may vary depending upon size, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at $595 and tops out at $26,000, while pieces like these can sell for $3,120 on average.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe mid-century modern American 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.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s 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, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century 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, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern American furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.