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Midcentury Italian Brass and Glass Top Desk/Writing Table
Located in Vilnius, LT
Midcentury Italian desk/writing table is made of brass and glass with one drawer. The brass is polished and part of legs are in black color varnished finish. The glass top is thick...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass, Brass

Desk, Italy, Mid-20th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Small desk with three drawers and one compartment with hinged lid in a used condition.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Desk, Italy, Mid-20th Century
  • Desk, Italy, Mid-20th Century
  • Desk, Italy, Mid-20th Century
  • Desk, Italy, Mid-20th Century
H 33.47 in. W 39.38 in. D 24.41 in.
Executive Desk, Italy, Mid-20th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Large Italian executive desk with an asymmetrical tabletop with glass pane. On the right side are three drawers, on the left side are two shelves and below the tabletop is another ta...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Glass

  • Executive Desk, Italy, Mid-20th Century
  • Executive Desk, Italy, Mid-20th Century
  • Executive Desk, Italy, Mid-20th Century
  • Executive Desk, Italy, Mid-20th Century
H 31.11 in. W 70.87 in. D 31.5 in.
20th Century Walnut Maple and Fruitwood Italian Writing Desk, 1960
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Italian writing desk from 20th century. Furniture finished for the center, of great size and impact, in walnut, maple and fruitwood. Desk equipped with 5 front drawers, 3 of which ar...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

20th Century African Walnut and Boxwood Italian Writing Desk, 1960
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
20th century Italian writing desk. Furniture in African walnut and boxwood of beautiful line and excellent proportion. Writing desk with a top in character, 7 drawers and extractable...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Boxwood, Walnut

20th Century Lacquered Wood Italian Louis XVI Style Writing Desk, 1950
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Large Italian writing desk from the mid-20th century. Furniture in carved and lacquered wood in Louis XVI style of beautiful lines and pleasant decor. Desk of great size and impact s...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Italian Writing Table, Early 20th Century
Located in Rome, IT
An early 20th century Italian writing table, with rectangular top. Measures: 164 x 79 x 50 cm.
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Mid-20th Century European Louis XIV Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Italian Writing Table, Early 20th Century
  • Italian Writing Table, Early 20th Century
  • Italian Writing Table, Early 20th Century
  • Italian Writing Table, Early 20th Century
H 31.11 in. W 64.57 in. D 19.69 in.
20th Century Italian Tecno Rosewood Writing Table, Desk by Osvaldo Borsani
By Osvaldo Borsani, Tecno
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century Modern Italian writing table made of hand carved rosewood, designed by Osvaldo Borsani and produced by Tecno, in good condition. The desk is composed with a lar...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Steel

Early 20th Century Italian Writing Table
Located in Rome, IT
An early 20th century Italian writing table, with rectangular top. Measures: 164 x 79 x 50 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Louis XIV Desks and Writing Tables

  • Early 20th Century Italian Writing Table
  • Early 20th Century Italian Writing Table
  • Early 20th Century Italian Writing Table
  • Early 20th Century Italian Writing Table
H 31.11 in. W 64.57 in. D 19.69 in.
20th Century Lacquered, Painted, Giltwood Venetian Writing Desk, 1960
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Small Venetian writing desk from 20th century. Furniture in richly carved, lacquered, gilded and hand painted wood with floral decorations and landscapes of excellent quality. Desk w...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Wood, Wood

20th Century Italian Walnut Writing Table, Desk in the Manner of Carlo Ratti
By Carlo Ratti
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century Modern Italian writing table, desk made of hand carved Walnut, composed with two drawers in the manner of Carlo Ratti, in good condition. The desk top is angula...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Brass, Iron

Italian Mid-Century Small Writing Desk by Vittorio Dassi, 1950s
By Vittorio Dassi
Located in Traversetolo, IT
Small writing desk also named 'dattilo', very well designed by Vittorio Dassi in the 1950s, and usually accompanied by its largest executive desk (see last image). It has solid struc...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Regency Desk Writing Table and Chair
By Ico & Luisa Parisi, Paolo Buffa, Melchiorre Bega, Vittorio Dassi, Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in Carimate, Como
Beautiful and neoclassical midcentury Regency Italian writing table or desk with its paired newly upholstered chair both supported by elegant turned and fluted legs ending with taper...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Gio Ponti + Schirolli oak writing Desk mid-century modern Italian design
By Schirolli, Gio Ponti
Located in Barcelona, ES
Gio Ponti (1891-1979). Important desk Made for the University of Mantova manufactured by Schirolli in Italy, 1950. Walnut mid-century modern writing desk Measurements: 160 cm x ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Italian Modern Writing Desk
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautiful two-layer Italian writing desk. This piece features abstract lines with full functionality. It brings a minimalist approach to office design while maintaining full practica...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

  • Italian Modern Writing Desk
  • Italian Modern Writing Desk
  • Italian Modern Writing Desk
  • Italian Modern Writing Desk
H 30.5 in. W 43 in. D 23.25 in.
Italian Mid-Century Executive Desk
Located in Chicago, IL
An Italian Mid-Century executive desk with a leather top and chrome accents. This desk features a lamp and file sorter that slide within a unique recessed channel. A three drawer fil...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

  • Italian Mid-Century Executive Desk
  • Italian Mid-Century Executive Desk
  • Italian Mid-Century Executive Desk
  • Italian Mid-Century Executive Desk
H 29 in. W 86.5 in. D 39.5 in.
1930s Italian Art Deco Mid-Century Modern Wood, Glass and Brass Writing Desk
By Ico & Luisa Parisi, Paolo Buffa, Vittorio Dassi, Melchiorre Bega, Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in Carimate, Como
Beautiful Italian 1930s writing desk, bureau with elegant and classic wood worked according its natural graining, 4 drawers with gray/copper lacquered glass top and the final touch d...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1960s Italian Mid-Century Art Deco Leather Parchment Tan and Brass Writing Desk
By Ico & Luisa Parisi, Paolo Buffa, Melchiorre Bega, Vittorio Dassi, Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in Carimate, Como
Beautiful Italian 1960s writing desk, bureau in very elegant leather parchment tan with black and gilt beading to define the great design, 3 drawers on the right side and gilt brass ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Square Frame Legs Rosewood Mid-Century Modern Writing Table Desk
By Ralph Lauren
Located in Rockaway, NJ
One drawer rosewood recessed frame leg work writing table desk.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

Wooden Italian Writing Desk with Brass Details
Located in Madrid, ES
Writing desk made in Italy, circa 1960s. The desk has been partially restored and has a tabletop made of a different, but similar color wood. Brass details and feet that show some ag...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Wooden Italian Writing Desk with Brass Details
  • Wooden Italian Writing Desk with Brass Details
  • Wooden Italian Writing Desk with Brass Details
  • Wooden Italian Writing Desk with Brass Details
H 30.12 in. W 43.31 in. D 23.63 in.
Italian Writing Desk in Walnut, Briar & Beech
Located in London, GB
A beautiful Italian writing desk in walnut, briar and beech, 20th Century. Large Italian desk from the mid-20th century. Furniture carved in walnut, briar is Beech tree of great ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Italian Writing Desk in Walnut, Briar & Beech
  • Italian Writing Desk in Walnut, Briar & Beech
  • Italian Writing Desk in Walnut, Briar & Beech
  • Italian Writing Desk in Walnut, Briar & Beech
H 31.5 in. W 68.51 in. D 35.04 in.
20th Century Mahogany, Tuja Burl, Beech, Fruitwood Italian Art Deco Style Desk
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Italian writing desk from the mid-20th century. Particularly shaped furniture, finished for the center in carved mahogany, tuja burl, beech and fruitwood. Desk with three front drawe...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Beech, Fruitwood, Mahogany

20th Century Mahogany, Tuja Burl, Beech, Fruitwood Italian Art Deco Style Desk
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Italian writing desk from the mid-20th century. Particularly shaped furniture, finished for the center in carved mahogany, tuja burl, beech and fruitwood. Desk with three front drawe...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Beech, Fruitwood, Mahogany

Ico Parisi Writing Desk for MIM, Italy
By Ico Parisi
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Ico Parisi writing desk in mahogany and aluminium, Italy, 1958. Desk with great patina and the correct brilliance, perfect condition.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Ico Parisi Writing Desk for MIM, Italy
  • Ico Parisi Writing Desk for MIM, Italy
  • Ico Parisi Writing Desk for MIM, Italy
  • Ico Parisi Writing Desk for MIM, Italy
H 72 in. W 210 in. D 157 in.
Italian Midcentury Writing Desk Attributed to Paolo Buffa
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Rome, IT
This stunning and impressive Italian executive desk with finished brass sabots and seven drawers.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Wooden Writing Desk with Metal Structure, Italy, 1960s
Located in Madrid, ES
Small writing desk of wood and metal, Formica table top. Front of the two drawers painted in black and white. Made in Italy in the 1960s. Please note some marks on the top and wear o...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Italian Midcentury Writing Desk attributed to Paolo Buffa
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Rome, IT
This stunning and impressive Italian executive desk with finished brass sabots and seven drawers.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Studio BBPR Writing Desk
By Studio BBPR
Located in Culver City, CA
Enameled metal "Spazio" desk. Measures: 62.5” W x 31.5” D x 30.5” H.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

  • Studio BBPR Writing Desk
  • Studio BBPR Writing Desk
  • Studio BBPR Writing Desk
  • Studio BBPR Writing Desk
H 30.5 in. W 62.5 in. D 31.5 in.
Italian Midcentury Writing Desk attributed to Paolo Buffa, 1948
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Rome, IT
This stunning and impressive Italian executive desk with finished brass sabots, provided with seven drawers.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Gio Ponti Mid-Century Modern Walnut Wood Italian Table Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in Madrid, ES
Three drawer table desk designed by Gio Ponti and manufactured by ISA Bergamo for Fondazione Livio e Maria Garzanti, in Forlì (Italy). Structure made of walnut and walnut-veneered wo...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Italian Midcentury Imposing Writing Desk Attributed to Paolo Buffa, 1950s
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Rome, IT
This impressive Italian executive desk with finished brass sabots, provided with five drawers.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Writing Desk
By Gianfranco Frattini, Bernini
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A beautiful Midcentury rosewood writing desk by an Italian design icon, Gianfranco Frattini for Bernini was made in Italy in 1957. This sleek proportioned desk is model 530 and featu...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

  • Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Writing Desk
  • Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Writing Desk
  • Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Writing Desk
  • Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Writing Desk
H 32 in. W 51.5 in. D 31.5 in.
Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Writing Desk
By Gianfranco Frattini, Bernini
Located in Washington, DC
A beautiful Midcentury rosewood writing desk by an Italian design icon, Gianfranco Frattini for Bernini was made in Italy in 1957. This sleek proportioned desk is model 530 and featu...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

  • Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Writing Desk
  • Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Writing Desk
  • Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Writing Desk
  • Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Writing Desk
H 32 in. W 51.5 in. D 31.5 in.
Mid-Century Modern Industrial Metal Desk
By Studio BBPR
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern Industrial Architectural Arco Series metal desk with faux textured leather top, black metal legs, and suspended beige metal drawers (3 on the left and a single fil...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Claudio Salocchi for Sormani Writing Desk
By Claudio Salocchi, Sormani
Located in Madrid, ES
Writing desk designed by Claudio Salocchi and manufactured by Sormani. Featuring a central leg with four bentwood and solid wood feet. Tabletop with two drawers and a shelf underneath.
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Hardwood

  • Claudio Salocchi for Sormani Writing Desk
  • Claudio Salocchi for Sormani Writing Desk
  • Claudio Salocchi for Sormani Writing Desk
  • Claudio Salocchi for Sormani Writing Desk
H 30.71 in. W 63.39 in. D 31.5 in.
Ico Parisi Writing Desk for MIM
By Ico Parisi
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Ico Parisi writing desk in mahogany and aluminium.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Ico Parisi Writing Desk for MIM
  • Ico Parisi Writing Desk for MIM
  • Ico Parisi Writing Desk for MIM
  • Ico Parisi Writing Desk for MIM
H 72 in. W 210 in. D 157 in.
1960s Executive Writing Desk with Leather Inlay
Located in Amstelveen, Noord
Amazingly beautiful writing desk with leather table top and hanging cabinet with 3 drawers. Executive office desk, in good condition consistent with age and use.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Wood

  • 1960s Executive Writing Desk with Leather Inlay
  • 1960s Executive Writing Desk with Leather Inlay
  • 1960s Executive Writing Desk with Leather Inlay
  • 1960s Executive Writing Desk with Leather Inlay
H 29.53 in. W 83.08 in. D 37.41 in.
1960s Italian Dal Vera Bamboo Rattan Brass French Riviera Organic Writing Desk
By Dal Vera
Located in Carimate, Como
Beautiful 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern writing table or desk in bamboo and wicker rattan with 2 side drawers with typical brass handles from renowned Dal Vera manufacturer. The o...
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Mid-20th Century Italian French Provincial Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1940s Italian Art Deco Mid-Century Burl Walnut Wood Desk Vanity Console Table
Located in Carimate, Como
Very fine Italian Art Deco table with serpentine shaped front and three drawers with brass handles, in beautiful and luxurious walnut burl veneer wood. Incredible great detail and wo...
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20th Century Italian Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Italian Desk, circa 1960
Located in Brussels, BE
Italian desk, circa 1960.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Italian Desk, circa 1960
  • Italian Desk, circa 1960
  • Italian Desk, circa 1960
  • Italian Desk, circa 1960
H 29.14 in. W 63 in. D 29.53 in.
Italian Olive Wood Desk
Located in Cathedral City, CA
A gorgeous Italian olive wood desk. It has beautiful graining on the top as well as on the sides. Has five drawers with bronze hardware. Imported by Cannell & Chaffin. Leg clearance ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

  • Italian Olive Wood Desk
  • Italian Olive Wood Desk
  • Italian Olive Wood Desk
  • Italian Olive Wood Desk
H 30.5 in. W 55.75 in. D 28 in.
Midcentury Executive Desk, Italy
Located in Greding, DE
Large Italian executive desk with an asymmetrical tabletop with glass pane. On the right side are three drawers, on the left side are two shelves and below the tabletop is another ta...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Glass, Wood

  • Midcentury Executive Desk, Italy
  • Midcentury Executive Desk, Italy
  • Midcentury Executive Desk, Italy
  • Midcentury Executive Desk, Italy
H 31.11 in. W 70.87 in. D 31.5 in.
Midcentury Design Desk, Italy, 1950s
Located in Greding, DE
Desk on H-shaped wooden frame with two drawers and champagne-colored glass top.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Glass, Wood

  • Midcentury Design Desk, Italy, 1950s
  • Midcentury Design Desk, Italy, 1950s
  • Midcentury Design Desk, Italy, 1950s
  • Midcentury Design Desk, Italy, 1950s
H 29.93 in. W 42.92 in. D 27.56 in.
Italian Midcentury Cherry Desk, 1950s
Located in Paris, FR
20th century vintage Italian desk or vanity in the style of Ico Parisi composed of a restored cherrywood structure with compass legs and comprised of two drawers sizes 14 x 50 cm wit...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Italian Midcentury Cherry Desk, 1950s
  • Italian Midcentury Cherry Desk, 1950s
  • Italian Midcentury Cherry Desk, 1950s
  • Italian Midcentury Cherry Desk, 1950s
H 31.5 in. W 46.46 in. D 22.84 in.
Italian Writing Table of Teak and Painted Metal
Located in Madrid, ES
Desk from the mid-1960s, made in Italy. Teak wood, brass, painted metal. Three drawers, key not included. Surface has been restored. Please note that there is a small dent on the sid...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Brass

  • Italian Writing Table of Teak and Painted Metal
  • Italian Writing Table of Teak and Painted Metal
  • Italian Writing Table of Teak and Painted Metal
  • Italian Writing Table of Teak and Painted Metal
H 30.71 in. W 70.87 in. D 31.5 in.
1940s Writing Desk by Ico Parisi for Brugnoli Mobili, Cantu, Wax-Polished
By Ico Parisi, Brugnoli Mobili Cantú
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Elegant writing desk with legs and frame in solid walnut, veneer teak wood the tops and partridge eye wood for the front drawer. Restored and wax-polished Measures cm: H 74, W 102...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak, Walnut

Exclusive Italian Double Desk in Italian Walnut
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Highly functional double desk with drawers, Italian walnut, blue laminated top, brass, metal, Italy, 1960s  This versatile desk for two people is functional in many ways. With Ita...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Exclusive Italian Double Desk in Italian Walnut
  • Exclusive Italian Double Desk in Italian Walnut
  • Exclusive Italian Double Desk in Italian Walnut
  • Exclusive Italian Double Desk in Italian Walnut
H 27.96 in. W 56.3 in. D 122.05 in.
Mid-Century Modern Desk with Bookcase Maple Wood Ico Parisi Style Period, 1950s
By Ico Parisi
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Mid-Century Modern desk with bookcase maple wood Ico Parisi style period, 1950s. Top desk in crystal green lacquered. Desk measure cm: H80 W118 D52 Bookcase measure cm: H124...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Maple

Radical Italian Tubular Desk, 1960s
Located in Rotterdam, NL
Radical Italian tubular desk, 1960s. The desk is designed in commission for a unique villa on Sicicily, see black and white photo from the original setting. The desk is made from one...
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20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

  • Radical Italian Tubular Desk, 1960s
  • Radical Italian Tubular Desk, 1960s
  • Radical Italian Tubular Desk, 1960s
  • Radical Italian Tubular Desk, 1960s
H 50.79 in. W 72.45 in. D 42.52 in.
1950s by Cantù Two Drowers Desk Writing Tables or Vanity Gio Ponti Attributed
By Gio Ponti
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Elegant midcentury from Cantù desk or writing tables or vanity, with two drawers, Gio Ponti attributed, in blond walnut, golden brass feet and handles. Top in cristall. With label Co...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Italian Modernism Asymmetrical Walnut Desk, circa 1950s
Located in Stamford, CT
Rare walnut desk in the style of Paolo Buffa, Italy, circa 1950s. Completely restored.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Midcentury 1950s Italian Desk by Giuseppe Postiglione
Located in London, London
Desk by Giuseppe Postiglione Colored laminate drawers and top Enameled iron rod frame Black painted brass handles, Italian, 1950s.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Laminate, Mahogany

Constructivist Oak Tables or Desks, Italy, 1950s
Located in London, GB
These charming tables – for use as desks or dining – are made from solid wood have a lovely handmade quality to them. They are unmarked and possibly prototypes, with a design aesthet...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Constructivist Oak Tables or Desks, Italy, 1950s
  • Constructivist Oak Tables or Desks, Italy, 1950s
  • Constructivist Oak Tables or Desks, Italy, 1950s
  • Constructivist Oak Tables or Desks, Italy, 1950s
H 28.75 in. W 47.25 in. D 28.75 in.
Wonderful Italian Desk, Dating from the 1940s
Located in Greding, DE
Wonderful Italian desk, dating from the 1940s. With black glass top.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

  • Wonderful Italian Desk, Dating from the 1940s
  • Wonderful Italian Desk, Dating from the 1940s
  • Wonderful Italian Desk, Dating from the 1940s
  • Wonderful Italian Desk, Dating from the 1940s
H 31.11 in. W 63.39 in. D 34.65 in.
Italian Elegant Desk on Brass X Shaped Legs
By Bodil Kjaer
Located in Antwerp, BE
Mahogany desk with two drawers mounted on a stunning brass and black frame Italy, 1970s Feels like a perfect mix between Danish and Italian modern design. Gabriella Crespi meets B...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Italian Elegant Desk on Brass X Shaped Legs
  • Italian Elegant Desk on Brass X Shaped Legs
  • Italian Elegant Desk on Brass X Shaped Legs
  • Italian Elegant Desk on Brass X Shaped Legs
H 32.29 in. W 67.72 in. D 36.23 in.
Gio Ponti Italian 1930s Mahogany Table Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Italian 1930s mahogany table desk with geometric form legs with brass sabot feet and a single drawer with a stretcher (Gio Ponti - for the University of Padua).       
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Early 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Gio Ponti Italian 1930s Mahogany Table Desk
  • Gio Ponti Italian 1930s Mahogany Table Desk
  • Gio Ponti Italian 1930s Mahogany Table Desk
  • Gio Ponti Italian 1930s Mahogany Table Desk
H 31.25 in. W 55 in. D 27.5 in.
Exclusive Double Desk in Italian Walnut
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Double desk with side tables, Italian walnut and laminated top, and brass, Europe, 1960s. Exclusive double desk. Both desks are equipped with drawers and a side table to optimise t...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Exclusive Double Desk in Italian Walnut
  • Exclusive Double Desk in Italian Walnut
  • Exclusive Double Desk in Italian Walnut
  • Exclusive Double Desk in Italian Walnut
H 27.96 in. W 56.3 in. D 122.05 in.
Desk Manufactured in Italy Second Half of 1800s
Located in Milano, IT
An elegant desk with serpentine legs. Three drawers, shaped sides and front. The shaped top shows a wide quadripartite veneering.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Other Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Tulipwood

  • Desk Manufactured in Italy Second Half of 1800s
  • Desk Manufactured in Italy Second Half of 1800s
  • Desk Manufactured in Italy Second Half of 1800s
  • Desk Manufactured in Italy Second Half of 1800s
H 31.5 in. W 65.36 in. D 34.26 in.
Midcentury Italian Desk in the Stye of Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in Palermo, Palermo
Stunning Italian desk circa 1950 in the style of Gio Ponti, brass legs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Italian Desk in Bird’s Eye Maple, circa 1950
Located in London, GB
A beautiful Italian desk in eye maple wood, black glass top and brass decorations.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Italian Desk in Bird’s Eye Maple, circa 1950
  • Italian Desk in Bird’s Eye Maple, circa 1950
  • Italian Desk in Bird’s Eye Maple, circa 1950
  • Italian Desk in Bird’s Eye Maple, circa 1950
H 31.89 in. W 43.31 in. D 22.45 in.
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Mid 20th Century Italian Writing Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the mid 20th century Italian writing desk you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each mid 20th century Italian writing desk for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and brass. Your living room may not be complete without a mid 20th century Italian writing desk — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right mid 20th century Italian writing desk, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco and Modern styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one mid 20th century Italian writing desk that is appealing in its simplicity, but Gio Ponti, Gianfranco Frattini and Franco Albini produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Mid 20th Century Italian Writing Desk?

A mid 20th century Italian writing desk can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $4,962, while the lowest priced sells for $1,585 and the highest can go for as much as $26,800.

Finding the Right Desks Writing Tables for You

Choosing the perfect writing desk or writing table is a profoundly personal journey, one that people have been embarking upon for centuries.

Queen Atossa of Persia, from her writing table circa 500 B.C., is said to have been the originator of the art of handwritten letters. Hers was reportedly the first in a long and colorful history of penned correspondence that grew in popularity alongside literacy. The demand for suitable writing desks, which would serve the composer of the letters as well as ensure the comfort of the recipient naturally followed, and the design of these necessary furnishings has evolved throughout history.

Once people began to seek freedom from the outwardly ornate styles of the walnut and rosewood writing desks and drafting tables introduced in the name of Queen Victoria and King Louis XV, radical shifts occurred, such as those that materialized during the Art Nouveau period, when designers longed to produce furniture inspired by the natural world’s beauty. A prime example is the work of the famous late-19th-century Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí — his rolltop desk featured deep side drawers and was adorned with carved motifs that paid tribute to nature. Gaudí regularly combined structural precision with decorative elements, creating beautiful pieces of wood and metal.

Soon afterward, preferences for sleek, geometric, stylized forms in furniture that saw an emphasis on natural wood grains and traditional craftsmanship took hold. Today, Art Deco desks are still favored by designers who seek to infuse interiors with an air of luxury. One of the most prominent figures of the Art Deco movement was French decorator and furniture designer Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann. With his use of neoclassical motifs as well as expensive and exotic materials such as imported dark woods and inlays of precious metals for his vintage writing desks, Ruhlmann came to symbolize good taste and modernity.

The rise in appreciation for Scandinavian modernism continues to influence the design of contemporary writing desks. It employs the “no fuss” or “less is more” approach to creating a tasteful, sophisticated space. Sweden’s master cabinetmaker Bruno Mathsson created gallery-worthy designs that are as functional as they are beautiful. Finnish architect Alvar Aalto never viewed himself as an artist, but, like Mathsson, his furniture designs reflected a fondness for organic materials and a humanistic approach. Danish designers such as Hans Wegner introduced elegant shapes and lines to mid-century desks and writing tables, often working in oak and solid teak.

From vintage desks to contemporary styles, 1stDibs offers a broad spectrum of choices for conducting all personal and business writing and reading activities.