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Tunney Desk, Folded Metal Plate Steel with Matte, Blackened Finish
By KGBL
Located in New York, NY
The Tunney desk is fabricated from a single sheet of steel that has been folded to create integral legs. A rear recess for cord management is also incorporated into the fold. While i...
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2010s American Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Midcentury Wood, Black Metal and Brass Italian Folding Desk with Drawers, 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Wonderful Italian folding desk with drawers, the foldable top is made by a single piece of wood with marvellous wood grain that continues all over the top. This incredible piece was ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Chrome, Brass

Italian 50s Folding Wall Desk
Located in Milan, IT
Plywood folding wall desk. Piece can be used for transit areas or rooms with multiple purposes. Top is supported by two rotating metal brackets.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

  • Italian 50s Folding Wall Desk
  • Italian 50s Folding Wall Desk
  • Italian 50s Folding Wall Desk
  • Italian 50s Folding Wall Desk
H 10.63 in. W 43.31 in. D 15.75 in.
Bauhaus Jean Burkhalter Chrome Tubular Foldable Desk with Drawers France 1930s
By Jean Burkhalter
Located in Roma, IT
Incredible Bauhaus chromed tubular and top black glass foldable desk. This fantastic item was produced in France during the 1930s and it is attributed to Jean Burkhalter. The des...
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Vintage 1930s French Bauhaus Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Steel, Chrome

Max Sauze Modern Architectural Folding Metal Dining Table or Desk France, 1970s
By Max Sauze
Located in National City, CA
French Folding Table Base Max Sauze modern foldable metal dining table or desk (listing is for the base only) France 1970s Tubular metal craft Dimensions: Base 27.5T x 41.5L x 22.75...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Metal

Folding Light for Desk "Jielde"
By Jielde
Located in Altwies, LU
Folding light for desk "Jielde." Metal, round base and each arms 40 cm. Marquée “Jielde Lyon Made in France" Measures: Height 74 cm (folded).
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Vintage 1950s French Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Folding Light for Desk "Jielde"
  • Folding Light for Desk "Jielde"
  • Folding Light for Desk "Jielde"
  • Folding Light for Desk "Jielde"
H 27.56 in. Dm 5.91 in.
French Folding Child's Desk and Chair
Located in Winter Park, FL
A French folding child's school desk and chair made of beechwood. The desktop has dovetailed corners and a sliding top for storage. The attached chair has a slat seat and metal rod b...
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Early 20th Century French Children's Furniture

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Metal

  • French Folding Child's Desk and Chair
  • French Folding Child's Desk and Chair
  • French Folding Child's Desk and Chair
  • French Folding Child's Desk and Chair
H 26.5 in. W 19 in. D 24 in.
Mid-Century Wall Unit with Fold Out Desk
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This vintage wall unit contains drawers, storage compartments, and a fold out desk surface for storage and functionality in a versatile Mid-Century Modern design. A vintage light is ...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Metal

1959, Cordemeyer, Gispen, Desk Storage Cabinet 5600 with Folding Desktop
By André R. Cordemeyer, Gispen Culemborg
Located in IJMuiden, NL
Colorful desk storage cabinet with (colored) drawers and folding desktop. The cupboard has four visible drawers and a smaller one hidden behind the folded desktop. Inside, when the d...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Industrial Cabinets

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Metal

One of two Red Mini Foldable Desk Light by Fase Madrid 1969
By Fase
Located in TERHEIJDEN, NB
Mini Fase desk lamp, designed and manufactured by Fase Madrid in 1969. Fold almost completely flat for easy storage or take it on the go! The top can be adjusted up and down or f...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Set of 12 Folding and Stacking Armchairs by Iconic Dutch Designer Kho Liang Ie,
Located in Hudson, NY
Kho Liang Ie folding stacking armchairs, Holland by Iconic designer, Kho Ie, unique stacking and folding chairs with bentwood arms. Very good condition, some user marks.
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Vintage 1960s European Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Platone Folding Desk with Matching Plia Folding Chair by Giancarlo Piretti
By Giancarlo Piretti, Anonima Castelli
Located in London, GB
The "Platone" desk and 'Plia' chair was designed by Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli in Italy c1970. Brown, moulded perspex on chrome, steel base. platone. PATENT Anonima Castlli ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Aluminum

Antique Folding Pocket Compass, Pillar Divider, Drawing Instrument, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique folding pocket compass. An English, Electrum alloy pillar-type divider drawing instrument, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. Wonderful pocket com...
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Early 20th Century British Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Metal

Kevi Gate-Fold Rolling Typewriter Table by Jorgen Rasmussen for Knoll
By Jørgen Rasmussen, Knoll
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Rare, Mid-Century Modern, rolling typewriter table by Jorgen Rasmussen for Knoll features a gate-fold, teak top with a lip for paper, metal base with rubber coated footrest. When fol...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

1950s Industrial Metek Metal Travelling Desk Lamp Aluminum Folding Desk Lamp
Located in Stow on the Wold, GB
Wonderful desk lamp by Metek England from the 1950s. Made from polished aluminum with steel rod upright, Bakelite lamp fitting, newly rewired. Designed originally as a travel lamp, i...
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Mid-20th Century English Industrial Table Lamps

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Metal

Vintage Tan Tensor Folding Desk Lamp
By Tensor
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A perfect Mid-Century Modern Tensor articulating desk lamp. Tan textured base and shade, chrome stem, and switch on the base. In good vintage condition. Measures: 4" x 8.5" x 14",...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Wood and Iron Industrial Military Folding Desk/Table
Located in Culver City, CA
Wood/Iron folding desk military, industrial.
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Vintage 1940s French Industrial and Work Tables

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Metal

Midcentury Giancarlo Piretti "Platone" White Folding Desk for Castelli, 1970s
By Anonima Castelli, Giancarlo Piretti
Located in Roma, IT
Midcentury "Platone" white ivory plastic and chromed metal folding desk. This playful piece, "Platone", was designed by Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli in Italy during 1970s. The w...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Aluminum, Steel

Midcentury Giancarlo Piretti "Platone" Blue Folding Desk for Castelli, 1970s
By Anonima Castelli, Giancarlo Piretti
Located in Roma, IT
Midcentury "Platone" blue plastic and chromed metal folding desk. This playful piece, "Platone" (the Italian for Plato) was designed by Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli in Italy during...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Aluminum, Steel

Customized Vintage Industrial Steel Folding Roll Top Desk with Chair by Toledo
By Toledo Metal Furniture Co.
Located in Lafayette, IN
Take command of your office work with this spectacular custom industrial roll-top desk by Toledo. When fully closed this desk exhibits more than a passing resemblance to the WWI Engl...
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Vintage 1910s American Industrial Desks

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Metal, Brass, Steel

US Military Vintage Folding Celadon Green Painted Metal Field Desk
By Atlantic Alloy Industries Inc.
Located in Essex, MA
A vintage US Military celadon green painted metal folding field desk made by Atlantic Industries in Hardeeville, South Carolina. This desk, which also makes for a sculptural and inte...
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Vintage 1980s American Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Working Antique Folding Ladder Salesman Samples
Located in Rochester, NY
Antique salesman models of folding step ladders. Handmade, early 20th century. Measures: Tallest is 10" high.
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Early 20th Century North American More Desk Accessories

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Metal

Jiffy Kodak Folding Camera, circa 1950
By Eastman Kodak
Located in San Francisco, CA
About This is an original "Jiffy Kodak" folding camera. The body of camera is wrapped in leather and it folds smoothly closed to 1.5 inches. This camera has retained its original...
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Early 20th Century Industrial More Desk Accessories

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Metal, Chrome

  • Jiffy Kodak Folding Camera, circa 1950
  • Jiffy Kodak Folding Camera, circa 1950
  • Jiffy Kodak Folding Camera, circa 1950
  • Jiffy Kodak Folding Camera, circa 1950
H 7.5 in. W 4 in. D 5.5 in.
Safari Motif Raffia Covered "Fold Up" Campaign Field Desk
By Stiles Brothers
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Tropical decor at its best. The letter box top is portable - separate from the base with its fold-up legs and handle. Super flair, function, and design in the British colonial style.
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Late 20th Century American Campaign Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Midcentury Giancarlo Piretti "Platone" White Folding Desk for Castelli, 1970s
By Giancarlo Piretti, Anonima Castelli
Located in Naples, IT
Italian design folding desk with the name Platone. Designed by Giancarlo Piretti in 1971 and built by Castelli. The desk has a chrome-colored structure and the top is ivory. The co...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Fully Refurbished Monarch Pioneer Typewriter with Folding Keys, c.1932
By Remington Rand
Located in San Francisco, CA
About An original Monarch Pioneer Typewriter with folding keys and original case. The nickel keys fold flat and are raised by a knob on the side. This typewriter is very clean and...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco More Desk Accessories

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Metal, Brass, Nickel

Antique "Jiffy Kodak Six-20" Folding Camera, circa 1933
By Eastman Kodak
Located in San Francisco, CA
About This is an original "Jiffy Kodak Six-20" folding camera. The body of camera is all leather with a metal face. It folds smoothly closed to 1.5 inches. This camera is sold for...
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Early 20th Century Industrial More Desk Accessories

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Metal, Chrome

Mid-century Dutch Industrial Design Architect Folding Drafting Table 50
Located in Boven Leeuwen, NL
Architect drafting table with beautiful patina made around 1950 by Metal industry MPW in Wormerveer in the Netherlands. In good working order! Measures: Table top: 100 x 75 cm W...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Industrial Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

1970s Danish Orange Folded Metal Desk Lamp
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A versatile and vibrant orange enamel lighting device that primarily functions in a desk or table capacity but has a keyhole slot which allows it to function additionally as a wall l...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Steel

Secretaire with Fold Out Desk, Germany, 1960s
Located in Maastricht, NL
Home secretaire that easily folds up into a lockable cupboard. It has beautiful drawers and a bakelite pencil case, hidden in one of the drawers. With an additional lockable inside d...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Secretaires

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Metal

  • Secretaire with Fold Out Desk, Germany, 1960s
  • Secretaire with Fold Out Desk, Germany, 1960s
  • Secretaire with Fold Out Desk, Germany, 1960s
  • Secretaire with Fold Out Desk, Germany, 1960s
H 59.65 in. W 44.89 in. D 18.12 in.
White ‘Platone’ Folding Desk by Giancarlo Piretti for Anonima Castelli, 1960s
By Giancarlo Piretti, Anonima Castelli
Located in Savona, IT
Desk produced in the 1960s by Anonima Castelli from Bologna based on a project by Giancarlo Piretti. Structure in chromed tubular steel and joints in die-cast aluminum alloy. Self-...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Charles Eames DTM-10 Folding Table 1952
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Berkeley, CA
Stunning dining table/desk designed by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Very versatile table, can easily be folded up and stored away.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

  • Charles Eames DTM-10 Folding Table 1952
  • Charles Eames DTM-10 Folding Table 1952
  • Charles Eames DTM-10 Folding Table 1952
  • Charles Eames DTM-10 Folding Table 1952
H 28.75 in. W 52 in. D 34 in.
Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
Located in San Francisco, CA
Accept no imitations ! Ain't nothin like the real thing, baby !
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Vintage 1940s American Desks

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Metal

  • Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
  • Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
  • Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
  • Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
H 71 in. W 42 in. D 20 in.
Vintage Red Tensor Folding Desk Lamp
By Tensor
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A perfect Mid-Century Modern Tensor articulating desk lamp. Red textured base and shade, chrome stem, and switch on the base. In excellent vintage condition. Measures: 4” x 8.5” x...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Chrome

  • Vintage Red Tensor Folding Desk Lamp
  • Vintage Red Tensor Folding Desk Lamp
  • Vintage Red Tensor Folding Desk Lamp
  • Vintage Red Tensor Folding Desk Lamp
H 14 in. W 8.5 in. D 4 in.
Vintage White Tensor Folding Desk Lamp
By Tensor
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A perfect Mid-Century Modern tensor articulating desk lamp. Red textured base and shade, chrome stem, and switch on the base. In excellent vintage condition. Measures: 4” x 8.5” x...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Metal Folding Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal metal folding desk for your home. A metal folding desk — often made from metal, wood and steel — can elevate any home. There are 17 variations of the antique or vintage metal folding desk you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the metal folding desk you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A metal folding desk is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Industrial and Art Deco styles are sought with frequency. A well-made metal folding desk has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Anonima Castelli, Giancarlo Piretti and Atlantic Alloy Industries Inc. are consistently popular.

How Much is a Metal Folding Desk?

Prices for a metal folding desk can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $68 and can go as high as $6,950, while the average can fetch as much as $1,236.