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French Mid Century Onyx and Glass Side Table
By Maison Jansen
Located in SAINTE-COLOMBE, FR
French mid century onyx and glass side table A good example of quality craftsmanship is evident in the construction of this well-proportioned side table. Featuring an attracti...
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Vintage 1960s French Side Tables

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Onyx, Metal, Brass

  • French Mid Century Onyx and Glass Side Table
  • French Mid Century Onyx and Glass Side Table
  • French Mid Century Onyx and Glass Side Table
  • French Mid Century Onyx and Glass Side Table
H 25.2 in. W 13.98 in. D 11.62 in.
French Mid-Century Modern Neoclassical Side Table or Coffee Table
By Maison Ramsay
Located in New York, NY
Elegant and sober French Mid-Century Modern neoclassical end, side or coffee table attributed to Ramsay with four legs in an arched form emanating from a central cross form. Each leg...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Bronze, Copper, Metal

Pierre Guariche Metal and wood Square French Mid-Century Side Table
By Pierre Guariche
Located in Barcelona, ES
Pierre Guariche (1926–1995) Side table Manufactured by Steiner France, 1950s Metal, formica Measurements 39 cm x 39 cm x 36h cm 15.36 in x 15.36 in x 14.18 in Provenance Private c...
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Vintage 1950s French Side Tables

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Metal

French Mid Century Wrought Iron Side Table
Located in Winter Park, FL
A French mid century wrought iron side table with faux marble painted tole top. Black tripod base with large decorative rings. Painted surface is slightly worn with some paint loss a...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Wrought Iron

French Mid-Century Gilt Metal Side Table with Square Glass Top and Cabriole Legs
Located in Atlanta, GA
A vintage French gilt metal side table from the mid-20th century, with glass top and cabriole legs. Created in France during the mid-century period, this gilt metal side table featur...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Rattan and Black Lacquered Metal Side Table, French, Circa 1970
Located in Marcq-en-Barœul, Hauts-de-France
This design side table is made of rattan and black lacquered metal. This is a French work, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Lacquered Wood & Steel Bed-Side Tables, France, Mid-Century Modern, 1950's
Located in Antwerp, BE
Wood and steel side tables steel base, France, Mid-Century Modern, 1950's These Mid-Century Modern organic wooden tables make for the ideal bedside table. They have remarkable det...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Vintage Round Metal and Lacquered Wooden French Side Table
Located in Amstelveen, Noord
Nice vintage round sidetable with metal frame. The item is about 70 years of age and still beautiful. The wood is lacquered and shows beautiful spurs of aging.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Wood

Midcentury French Side Table
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
French folding table made by unknown designer. Manufactured in France, circa 1960. In great original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautifu...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

  • Midcentury French Side Table
  • Midcentury French Side Table
  • Midcentury French Side Table
  • Midcentury French Side Table
H 20.08 in. W 16.54 in. D 16.54 in.
Pair of Baguès Style Mid-Century Side Tables
By Maison Baguès
Located in London, GB
These beautiful Baguès style side tables date from the 1960s. With a two tiers, the legs have a slender palm design and a lovely detail to the finials. Take a look at the picture ...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

  • Pair of Baguès Style Mid-Century Side Tables
  • Pair of Baguès Style Mid-Century Side Tables
  • Pair of Baguès Style Mid-Century Side Tables
  • Pair of Baguès Style Mid-Century Side Tables
H 20.08 in. W 20.08 in. D 11.82 in.
Vintage French Midcentury Metal Side Table with Reed Motifs and Mirrored Top
Located in Atlanta, GA
A vintage French metal side table from the mid-20th century, with reed motifs and mirrored top. Created in France during the midcentury period, this metal side table features a circu...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Mid-Century Brutalist Oak Sewing Table, France 1960
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
This French work table is an exceptional Art Deco style sewing table from the early 1960s. Brutalist design with carved details and large round metal bezels. The sewing box has a spa...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Isocele Metal and Glass Side Table by Max Sauze, France, 1970s
By Max Sauze
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This graphical side table, model 'Isocele', was designed by Max Sauze in France in the 1970s. It has a black metal frame with 3 glass plates. A beautiful design that gives an airy ef...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Pair of French 1960s Gilt Metal & Eglosmise Glass Side Tables
Located in London, GB
A lovely pair of French mid century side tables. These are made from gilt metal and eglomise glass, an elegant design with a really nice patina on the glass. Measures: height of ...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Vintage Max Sauze Architectural Metal Side Table
By Max Sauze
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Side table originate from France and was manufactured in the 1970s by Arrow. They have a black wire steel frame with 2 plexiglass on top [mirror and green]. Designed by Max Sauze and...
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Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

  • Vintage Max Sauze Architectural Metal Side Table
  • Vintage Max Sauze Architectural Metal Side Table
  • Vintage Max Sauze Architectural Metal Side Table
  • Vintage Max Sauze Architectural Metal Side Table
H 18.5 in. W 19.5 in. D 19.5 in.
French 1950s Wicker and Metal Side Table or Magazine Rack
By Raoul Guys
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
A beautiful French 1950s small side table with magazine rack in black enameled metal rod and original wicker. Nicely organic shaped and transparent French design in the style ...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Wicker

French Sculptural Side Table, 1960s
Located in Rotterdam, NL
Sculptural side table by an unknown artist, France 1960s. The table displays an interesting composition of small reliefs handmade from terracotta. The terracotta tiles lie in a bed o...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

  • French Sculptural Side Table, 1960s
  • French Sculptural Side Table, 1960s
  • French Sculptural Side Table, 1960s
  • French Sculptural Side Table, 1960s
H 11.42 in. W 17.72 in. D 17.72 in.
Gilt Metal Side Table, Coffee Table with Ropes and Shell
Located in Antwerp, BE
French gilt metal coffee table or side table. A stylish table with ropes around the octagonal glass table top and shells or leaves on the corners. The bowed legs and the curling det...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

White French Midcentury Side Table, 1950s
By Mathieu Matégot
Located in Nümbrecht, NRW
This 'Snow White' side table was designed and manufactured in France in the 1950s. It is made of white lacquered perforated metal and brass details in the manner of Mathieu Matégot.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Brass, Metal

  • White French Midcentury Side Table, 1950s
  • White French Midcentury Side Table, 1950s
  • White French Midcentury Side Table, 1950s
  • White French Midcentury Side Table, 1950s
H 16.54 in. W 24.81 in. D 16.93 in.
French Vintage Gilt Metal Side Table with Faux Bois Style Legs and Marble Top
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French vintage gilt metal faux-bois inspired side table from the mid-20th century, with white veined marble top. Created in France during the midcentury period, this side table fea...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Marble, Metal

Original Side Tables or Nesting Tables in Metal and Lacquered Wood, circa 1970
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Original side tables or nesting tables in metal and lacquered wood, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Nice Pair of Gun Metal and Brass Side Tables, circa 1970
Located in Marcq-en-Barœul, Hauts-de-France
This pair of side tables is made of gun metal and brass. This is a French design, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Brass

1940s French Wrought Iron Side Table
Located in London, GB
A 1940s wrought iron side table in the manner of Mathieu Matzot. The table is of high quality casting, producing a sharp form to the scrolled and curved decorative tripod base. Finis...
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

  • 1940s French Wrought Iron Side Table
  • 1940s French Wrought Iron Side Table
  • 1940s French Wrought Iron Side Table
  • 1940s French Wrought Iron Side Table
H 19.69 in. W 19.69 in. D 19.69 in.
Sculptural Wooden Tree Slab Side Tables, France 1950s
Located in Rotterdam, NL
Sculptural wooden side tables, France 1950s. The tables are made from nice naturally shaped Oregon Pine wooden slabs and have an artistic metal tripod frame. The pair has a very nice...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Set of Two French Planter Side Table or Coffee Table, circa 1970
Located in L'Escala, ES
Beautiful and rare set of two French planter side table or coffee table, circa 1970. Brush metal and chrome with glass. In very good vintage condition. Dimensions (cm): 1) 80 D x 80...
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Mid-20th Century French Side Tables

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Metal, Chrome

Gold Gilt Base Round Glass Top Side Table, France, Midcentury
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury French side table in the style of Royere. The base is made of gold gilt metal which is square shaped at the top with a circular shaped bottom. Round glass top Minor scra...
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Mid-20th Century French Side Tables

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Metal

20th Century French Brass Side, Soda Table in the Style of Maison Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A simple, vintage Mid-Century Modern French polished brass side, end table with a smoked glass top in the manner of Maison Jansen, in good condition. Wear consistent with age and use...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Brass

Robert Lempereur, Little Side Table in Lacquered Metal, Top in Ceramic
By Robert Lempereur
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Robert Lempereur, little side table in lacquered metal, top in ceramic.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

In the Style of Mathieu Matégot Side Table in Perforated Metal, circa 1950
By Mathieu Matégot
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
In the style of Mathieu Matégot, side table in perforated metal, circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Mid-Century Brass & Chrome Bicolor Side by Maison Jansen, circa 1970s
By Romeo Rega, Maison Jansen
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
A stunning two-tiered brass and chrome-plated side or end table by Maison Jansen, circa 1970s. Perfect for the Hollywood Regency style enthusiast or Mid-Century lover although, this ...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Brass, Chrome

French Atomic Side Table Style Mathieu Mategot and Pierre Guariche 1950s France
By Pierre Guariche, Mathieu Matégot
Located in National City, CA
Side table French sculptural side Accent atomic Triangle table in the style of Mathieu Mategot and Pierre Guariche 1950s Made in France. Metal table with sculptural shape. Trian...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Folding Table Patio Garden Bistro Cafe Metal Vintage French circa 1960
Located in Labrit, Landes
Folding table Metal midcentury circa 1960 side table for garden, patio or balcony This can also be used as a side table in your interior Folded measures depth 20 cm width 65 cm heigh...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Pair of Side Tables with Folding Metal Bases and Removable Lacquered Trays with
Located in Marcq-en-Barœul, Hauts-de-France
This pair of side tables are made of folding metal bases and removable lacquered trays with flowers garlands and butterflies. They are very decorative, in the Chinese style. This is ...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Iron

French Vintage Side Table or Console Table with Four Drawers, circa 1960
Located in Labrit, Landes
Lounge room console or side table with four drawers. Wood and metal. Very characteristic of the 60's style Very good condition The legs will be dismantled for the shipping. S...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Midcentury Side or Coffee Tables with Hairpin Legs Original, France, 1950s
By Charles and Ray Eames, Frederic Weinberg
Located in Ghent, BE
Side tables with original 1950s metal hairpin legs, probably in magnolia wood 4 pieces available, diameter of the wood varies between 35 and 40 cm diameter.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Set of Three Two-Tiers Side Tables by Willy Rizzo, France, 1970
By Willy Rizzo
Located in Brussels, BE
Set of three tables (one large square coffee table and two square side tables) Chrome and gunmetal finish metal with smoked glass tops. Flaminia Linea. By Willy Rizzo, France, 1970.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Brass

Maison Jansen Neoclassical Gilt Metal Wicker w Glass Inset Top Side Tables, Pair
By Maison Jansen
Located in Germantown, MD
A beautifully patinated pair of Neoclassical Gilt Metal side tables with glass top insets. Removable bottom shelf with hardwood frame with patinated webbed wicker. Patinated Gilt met...
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Mid-20th Century French Neoclassical Side Tables

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Metal

French Modernist Nickel Plated and Mirrored Side Table in Style of Jacques Adnet
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Troy, MI
Elegant modernist style French side table attributed to Jacques Adnet dating from the late 1940s / early 1950s. Nickel plated diamond shaped pedestal base with black enameled U shape...
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Mid-20th Century French Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Nickel

Round Folding Table Patio Garden Bistro Cafe Metal Vintage, French, circa 1960
Located in Labrit, Landes
Folding table metal midcentury circa 1960 side table for garden, patio or balcony This can also be used as a side table in your interior Folded measures D 3.14 in. (8 cm), W 21.6 i...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Maison Baguès, Elegant Pair of Side Tables in Silver Metal circa 1960
By Maison Baguès
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Maison Baguès, elegant pair of side tables in silver metal circa 1960.
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Silver Plate

Pair of Black Metal Art Deco Side Tables with Glass Tops, 1940s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of 1940s Art Deco side tables with beautifully detailed iron base and glass top.
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Iron

Mathieu Matégot Kangourou Side Tables
By Mathieu Matégot
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Nesting tables, model Kangourou, designed by Mathieu Matégot. Manufactured by his son Patrice Matégot, France, circa 2000 before it went into production again. Folded, perforated m...
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Early 2000s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

  • Mathieu Matégot Kangourou Side Tables
  • Mathieu Matégot Kangourou Side Tables
  • Mathieu Matégot Kangourou Side Tables
  • Mathieu Matégot Kangourou Side Tables
H 15.95 in. W 25.79 in. D 18.71 in.
Mid-Century Brass & Chrome Bicolor Side Attributed to Maison Jansen circa 1970s
By Maison Charles, Maison Jansen, Romeo Rega
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
A stunning two-tiered brass and chrome-plated large side or end table attributed Maison Jansen, circa 1970s. Perfect for the Hollywood Regency style enthusiast or midcentury lover al...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Brass, Chrome

Brass and Glass Side Table in Style of Maison Jansen, France, 1970s
By Maison Jansen
Located in Frankfurt / Dreieich, DE
Brass and glass side table in style of Maison Jansen, France, 1970s Very good condition.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Brass

Roger Capron Side Table, "Planet" Motif
By Roger Capron
Located in lyon, FR
Roger capron side table, "planet" motif. Very good condition, circa 1960. Metal frame and glazed ceramic top. Dimensions : H32.5 cm x W22 cm x D22 cm.
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

  • Roger Capron Side Table, "Planet" Motif
  • Roger Capron Side Table, "Planet" Motif
  • Roger Capron Side Table, "Planet" Motif
  • Roger Capron Side Table, "Planet" Motif
H 12.8 in. W 8.67 in. D 8.67 in.
Art Deco Round Table of Chrome from France
Located in Austin, TX
A fine French round bistro or pub table of chromed steel from the Art Deco period, featuring a circular graduated top with black center overlay of man-made materials, mounted to a co...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Side Tables

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Metal, Chrome

Baby Side Table with Roger Capron Tiles
By Roger Capron
Located in Brooklyn, NY
These tables feature new painted steel frames and a vintage lava tile from Roger Capron. Made in 1970s, these tiles vary in color and texture, resulting from the hand glazed process....
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Pair of Side Tables by Maison Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in New York, NY
Elegant pair of side tables made of metal and brass adororned with a smoked quartz stone by Maison Jansen.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Quartz, Brass, Metal

Pair of Black Laquered and Gild Side Tables, Circa 1970
Located in Marcq-en-Barœul, Hauts-de-France
This pair of side tables is made of black laquered and gild metal. This is a nice French work, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Four Black Painted Metal Tray Tables in the 1940s Style, France, circa 1960s
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Neoclassical style set of four metal tray tables painted glossy black with traces of orange primer visible beneath. The two highest side tables have removable trays (top and bottom...
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Mid-20th Century French Neoclassical Side Tables

Mategot Style Side Table in Iron and Glass, 1950s
By Mathieu Matégot
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful two tiered side table/ashtray in a jet black iron frame. Upper level is a thick glass catchall held by two metal prongs. The bottom table is a textured black metal. Elegant...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Iron

Pair of French Art Deco Style Maple End Tables
Located in New York, NY
Pair of French mid-century (1940s) low sycamore end tables with a single drawer and two brass pulls with fluted front legs and tapered back legs, all ending in brass sabots. (priced ...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal, Brass

  • Pair of French Art Deco Style Maple End Tables
  • Pair of French Art Deco Style Maple End Tables
  • Pair of French Art Deco Style Maple End Tables
  • Pair of French Art Deco Style Maple End Tables
H 22.5 in. W 20.5 in. D 14.5 in.
Gilt Metal Gueridon with Mirrored Top in the Manner of Jean Michel Frank
By (after) Jean Michel Frank
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Accent table in the manner of Jean Michel Frank, of silver and gold gilt metal, having a round top of aged mirrorplate, raised on a tripod of iron legs with ball feet, joined by a ce...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Pair of 1970s Red Glass and Lucite Side Tables
Located in London, GB
A fabulous pair of 1970s red glass topped topped side tables with solid lucite legs with brushed metal edging and feet.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

  • Pair of 1970s Red Glass and Lucite Side Tables
  • Pair of 1970s Red Glass and Lucite Side Tables
  • Pair of 1970s Red Glass and Lucite Side Tables
  • Pair of 1970s Red Glass and Lucite Side Tables
H 12.6 in. W 23.63 in. D 23.63 in.
Pierre Guariche, Pair of White Flying Table for Steiner, France, 1955
By Steiner, Pierre Guariche
Located in Santa Gertrudis, Baleares
Beautiful pair of white flying tables designed by Pierre Guariche for Steiner, 1955 Pierre Guariche (1925-1995) is a legendary French designer from the 20th century. He gave a perso...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Rare Jean Jaffeux Coffee Table Enamelled Lava Stone French
By Jean Jaffeux
Located in Lyon, FR
Side table by Jean Jaffreux in enameled lava. French designer in 1950s.  
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Lava, Metal

Rare Mathieu Matégot Metal Black and White Bookstand for Artimeta, 1956
By Mathieu Matégot
Located in Den Haag, NL
Rare Mathieu Matégot bookstand for Artimeta, 1956. White perforated trays, to use for magazines or books, also useable as a side table. In original vintage condition with the origina...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

French Design by Pierre Guariche Swivel Table, TV Model for Meurop
By Meurop, Pierre Guariche
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Swivel side table design by Pierre Guariche in the 1950s, TV model for Meurop. As a console in the entrance, as end of sofa, side table, practical, and in good condition.
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Vintage 1950s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Set of Two-Tier 'Isocele' Tables by Max Sauze, France, 1970s
By Max Sauze
Located in Echt, NL
Set of Minimalist 'Isocele' tables by Max Sauze. Structure in white and black metal rods. Two levels of clear glass. If you have any questions, please feel free to con...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Metal

Unusual, Unique Table in the Style of Ettore Sottsass, France, 1970/80s
By Mario Bellini, Ettore Sottsass
Located in London, GB
An unusual, unique table in the style of Ettore Sottsass, France, 1970/80s. Black and white stone or marble base, four lacquered metal legs and a reddish / yellow marble or stone top...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Marble, Metal

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Metal Mid Century French Side Table For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the metal mid century French side table you’re looking for. Frequently made of metal, glass and wood, every metal mid century French side table was constructed with great care. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer metal mid century French side table, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A metal mid century French side table, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco or Hollywood Regency style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A well-made metal mid century French side table has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Mathieu Matégot, Max Sauze and Pierre Guariche are consistently popular.

How Much is a Metal Mid Century French Side Table?

Prices for a metal mid century French side table start at $266 and top out at $22,000 with the average selling for $1,800.

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 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. The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influence 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.

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 chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

A Close Look at mid-century-modern Furniture

Glashütte Limburg möbel are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive objects are often made of glasswaren and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our collection of Glashütte Limburg Mobel, although beige editions of this piece are particularly popular. There are 661 vintage versions of these items in stock, while there is 0 modern edition to choose from as well. Many of the original möbels by Glashütte Limburg were created in the modern der Mitte des jahrhunderts style in Europe during the 20. jahrhundert. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider Mobel by and. The prices for Glashütte Limburg Mobel can vary depending upon size, time period and other attributes. Price for these items starts at 265 $ and tops out at 34.200 $, while pieces like these can sell for 1.084 $ on average..

On the Origins of european

Georg Jensen furniture is available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. In our collection of Georg Jensen furniture there are many options to choose from, although silver editions of this piece are particularly popular. 952 vintage editions of these items are in stock, while there are 446 modern editions to choose from as well. Many original furniture by Georg Jensen were created in Europe during the 20th century in the Art Nouveau style. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by and . The prices for Georg Jensen furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. 1stDibs's price starts at $19 and tops out at $269,950, while pieces like these can sell for $737 on average.

Furniture of the 20th Century

Gaetano Sciolari furniture are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our Gaetano Sciolari collection of furniture, although beige editions of this piece are particularly popular.. We stock 687 vintage versions of these items, while there is 0 modern edition to choose from as well. Many original furniture by Gaetano Sciolari were created in Europe during the 20th century in the mid-century modern style. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by and . Prices for Gaetano Sciolari furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at $153 and tops out at $28,437, while pieces like these can sell for $2,400 on average.

Materials: metal Furniture

Werkstätte Carl Auböck furniture are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our collection of Werkstätte Carl Auböck furniture, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular.. In stock are 67 vintage editions of these items, while there are 135 modern editions to choose from as well. Many original furniture by Werkstätte Carl Auböck were created in the mid-century modern style in Europe during the 21st century and contemporary. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by and . The prices for Werkstätte Carl Auböck furniture can vary depending upon size, time period and other attributes. Price for these items starts at $232 and tops out at $11,934, while pieces like these can sell for $796 on average.

Finding the Right Side Tables for You

While the range of styles and variety of materials have broadened over time, the priceless functionality of side tables has held true.

Vintage, new and antique side tables are an integral accent to our seating and provide additional, necessary storage in our homes. They can be a great foundation for that perfect focal piece of art that you want all your guests to see as you congregate for cocktails in the living room. Side tables are indeed ideal as a stage for your decorative objects or plants in your library or your study, and they are a practical space for the novel or stack of design magazines you keep close to your sofa.

Sure, owning a pair of side tables isn’t as imperative as having a coffee table in the common area, though most of us would struggle without them. Those made of metal, stone or wood are frequently featured in stylish interiors, and if you’re shopping for side tables, there are a couple of things to keep in mind.

With respect to the height of your side tables, a table that is as high as your lounge chair or the arm of your couch is best. Some folks are understandably fussy about coherence in a living room area, but coherence doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t mix and match. Feel free to introduce minimalist mid-century modern wooden side tables designed by Paul McCobb alongside your contemporary metal coffee table. If you think it isn’t possible to pair a Hollywood Regency–style side table with a contemporary sofa, we’re here to tell you that it is. Even a leggy side table can balance a chunky sofa well. Try to keep a limited color palette in mind if you’re planning on mixing furniture styles and materials, and don’t be afraid to add a piece of abstract art to shake things up.

As far as the objects you’re planning to place on your side tables, if you have heavy items such as stone or sculptures to display, a fragile glass-top table would not be an ideal choice. Think about what material would best support your collectibles and go with that. If it’s a particularly small side table, along with a tall, sleek floor lamp, it can make for a great way to fill a corner of the room you wouldn’t otherwise easily be able to populate.

Whether you are looking for an antique 19th-century carved oak side table or a vintage rattan side table (because rattan never went away!), the collection on 1stDibs has you covered.