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Mid-Century Tambour Door Credenza
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Unique Mid-Century Modern cabinet with tambour door that reveals cabinet storage and three wide drawers. Complete with sculpted wood handles and legs. (Please confirm location NY or...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

  • Mid-Century Tambour Door Credenza
  • Mid-Century Tambour Door Credenza
  • Mid-Century Tambour Door Credenza
  • Mid-Century Tambour Door Credenza
H 32 in. W 73.5 in. D 19 in.
Mid-Century Danish Modern Rosewood Tambour Doors Credenza
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Mid century Danish Modern Rosewood Tambour doors credenza Rich, highly figured rosewood is the perfect canvas for this sleek, Scandinavian design. This Bernhard Pedersen & Sons is...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Rosewood

Mid-Century Modern Early Knoll Walnut 2-Door Credenza
By Florence Knoll
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Diminutive credenza from the early 1950s. Walnut top is new veneer replacing worn Formica. Leather pulls a signature Florence Knoll design mark. Two sliding doors open to reveal two ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Mid Century Reversible Door Credenza
Located in Baltimore, MD
Mid-Century Modern walnut credenza/sideboard in the style of H. Paul Browning Stanley, circa 1960s. This smartly crafted credenza with uniquely Reversible Doors is a perfect collabor...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

  • Mid Century Reversible Door Credenza
  • Mid Century Reversible Door Credenza
  • Mid Century Reversible Door Credenza
  • Mid Century Reversible Door Credenza
H 32.5 in. W 68 in. D 19 in.
Danish Mid-Century Modern Jacaranda Tambour Door Credenza
By Sibast
Located in Atlanta, GA
Danish Mid-Century Modern tambour door credenza in jacaranda. Mahogany interior with four adjustable height drawers. Key not included - but not needed to operate cabinet doors. Al...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Jacaranda, Mahogany

Mid Century Modern Ebonized Double Door Credenza circa 1960
Located in Big Flats, NY
A Mid Century Modern credenza offers ebonized finish with double doors opening to shelved interior, raised on square, straight and tapered legs, c1960 Measures - 29''H x 41''W x 1...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood

Mid Century Modern Walnut 3 Door Credenza with 1 Drawer 2 Shelves
By Milo Baughman
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid-Century Modern walnut 3 door credenza with 1 drawer 2 shelves. Very simple design sleek geometric design. 3 cabinet doors open smooth behind the doors are 2 adjustable shelves wi...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Mid Century Walnut Tambour Door Credenza
Located in Countryside, IL
Mid Century Walnut Tambour Door Credenza This credenza measures: 72 wide x 18.5 deep x 28.5 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage cond...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

  • Mid Century Walnut Tambour Door Credenza
  • Mid Century Walnut Tambour Door Credenza
  • Mid Century Walnut Tambour Door Credenza
  • Mid Century Walnut Tambour Door Credenza
H 28.5 in. W 72 in. D 18.5 in.
Mid-Century Modern Low-Profile Walnut Tambour-Door Credenza
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mid-Century Modern low-profile walnut Tambour-door credenza.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Scrumptious Harvey Probber Enameled Door Credenza Mid-Century Modern
By Harvey Probber
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Cabinet or dresser featuring inset high-fired enamel-on-copper doors with a richly colored floral decorative motif. Dark mahogany case with brass pulls and sabots; white-lacquered in...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass, Enamel

Vintage Danish Mid-Century Modern Danish Credenza with Tambour Doors
Located in Seattle, WA
A Mid-Century Modern Danish cabinet and buffet with finish back. This could used as a room divider. The teak buffet with tambour doors conceals shelved storage and the center compart...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Mid-Century Modern Style Tambour-Door Credenza by Danish Modern LA
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Introducing our first-ever modern credenza designed and crafted by Danish Modern L.A.'s artisans' house in Los Angeles, CA. Our skillfully crafted credenza showcases a solid American...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Karl Springer Style Chrome Doors Credenza Mid-Century Modern
By Karl Springer
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Linen covered credenza with chromed doors in the style of Karl Springer. The sculptural top and sides are covered in a heavy linen fabric and lacquered in an off white. Shiny chrom...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Steel, Chrome

Danish Mid-Century Modern Teak Sideboard Credenza with Sliding Doors
Located in West Hartford, CT
Danish modern teak sideboard with sliding doors. Classic clean lines and is raised on a 18 inch base with six square tapered teak legs on stretchers. The case is faced with a bullnos...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Mid-Century Modern Style Tambour-Door Credenza by Danish Modern LA
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Introducing our first-ever modern credenza designed and crafted by Danish Modern L.A.'s artisans' house in Los Angeles, CA. Our skillfully crafted credenza showcases a solid American...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Mid century Danish modern teak sliding door credenza by Dyrlund
By Dyrlund
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid century Danish modern teak sliding door credenza by Dyrlund - Has 2 front sliding doors with carved teak handles. Has 2 adjustable shelves w/pins in each section also has 1 narro...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Mid-Century Modern White Lacquer Faux Finish Door 4 Doors Credenza on Brass Base
By Mastercraft
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern faux lacquer finish stunning bamboo like brass stretcher base long credenza console dresser cabinet. The base suggest Mastercraft influence or label. Unsigned.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Style Three-Door Credenza in Black
By Modshop
Located in Compton, CA
The Amalfi three-door credenza with recycled wood door fronts is perfect for any spaces, with recycled wood doors. Surrounded by a matte black or white finish, the wood pieces placed...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Scrap Wood

American Walnut Mid-Century Modern Tambour Doors Long Dresser Credenza
By Drexel
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Medium light walnut tambour doors long dresser credenza.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Danish Mid-Century Modern Teak Three Doors Five Drawers Credenza
By Abra Mobler, Falster Møbelfabrik
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Midcentury Danish modern long teak credenza dresser.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Mid-Century Modern Directional Black Lacquer Credenza 3 Drawer 2 Cabinet Doors
By Directional, Milo Baughman
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid-Century Modern directional black lacquer 3 Drawer 2 cabinet doors credenza sideboard with 2 doors and 3 middle drawers also has 2 Glass adjustable shelves. High gloss Black Lacqu...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Glass, Wood, Lacquer

Mid-Century Modern H Paul Browning 4-Door Parquet Walnut Credenza Sideboard
By Stanley
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a vintage Mid-Century Modern walnut credenza with four parqueted doors. Includes inner shelving and three dovetailed drawers. One drawer has dividers with felt lining for ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Chrome

Jens Risom Attributed Mid-Century Modern Walnut Credenza with Tambour Door
By Jens Risom
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This small walnut credenza is unsigned, but attributed to the noted designer, Jens Risom and made in the United States in circa 1965 in the period Mid-Century Modern style. The crede...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Walnut Mid-Century Modern Accordion Door Entry Hall Cabinet Console Credenza
By Adrian Pearsall
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern entry one accordion door compartment petit credenza cabinet shelf.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Mid Century Danish Modern Tambour Door Credenza Dresser with 12 Drawer
By Dyrlund
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid-century Danish modern Tambour door credenza dresser with 12 drawer. Light teak credenza or dresser with front sliding tambour doors behind the doors are 12 teak drawers with 2 ad...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Ebonized Base Walnut Three Doors Mid-Century Modern Credenza Console Cabinet
By Harvey Probber, James Mott
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Ebonized base walnut three doors Mid-Century Modern credenza console cabinet.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Danish Mid-Century Modern TeakTambour Door Compartment 13 Drawers Long Credenza
By Falster Møbelfabrik
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Danish Mid-Century Modern tambour door credenza dresser by Falster.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Mid-Century Modern Teak Low 4 Drawers Sliding Doors Compartment Credenza
By Maurice Villency
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern take long condenser dresser. with two sliding doors compartment adjustable shelves and four drawers. Made in Denmark for Maurice Villency.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Mid-Century Modern Mirror and Chrome Four Door Cabinet or Credenza
By Ello Furniture
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A sleek minimalist cabinet by Ello Furniture circa 1970's. It features mirror polished chrome sides, mirrored doors, mirrored top, and tons of storage. Clean and ready to use.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Chrome

Long Rosewood Danish Mid-Century Modern 4 Doors Drawers Credenza Finished Back
By Harvey Probber, Alpha Workshops
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Long rosewood Danish Mid-Century Modern 4 doors drawers credenza server sideboard finished back. Brass hardware and keys. Super nice vintage condition.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass

Mid Century Danish Modern Tambour Door Teak Credenza Dresser with 11 Drawers
By Dyrlund
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid-century Danish modern Tambour door credenza dresser with 8 drawers front drawers. Light teak credenza or dresser with front sliding Tambour doors behind the doors are 3 teak draw...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Danish Mid-Century Modern Teak Tambour Doors Long Dresser Credenza by Dyrlund
By Dyrlund
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Teak Danish Mid-Century Modern tambour doors credenza dresser.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Mid Century Danish Walnut Floating Sliding Door Credenza
Located in Countryside, IL
Mid century Danish walnut floating sliding door credenza Credenza measures: 64.75 wide x 18.25 deep x 27.75 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restore...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Paul McCobb Leather Sliding Door Credenza for Calvin Group
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern brown leather sliding doors sideboard/credenza with 3 top drawers. Behind the sliding doors are 2 adjustable shelves in a dark brown finish. The out...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Credenza Dresser Cabinet with Bifold Door and Five Drawers
By Columbus Hickory Furniture Co.
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern walnut credenza dresser with bifold door and five drawers.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Vintage Modern Sliding Door Storage Credenza
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish low credenza makes a perfect media storage console, with sliding cabinet storage and spacious drawers. The low height makes this ideal for use as a television console in...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Large English Modern Credenza with Sliding Doors
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: England Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Unknown Era: 1960s Materials: Walnut Measurements: 87" wide x 17" deep x 30" tall Condition: In excellent original condition. ...
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20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Italian Modern Palisander 4 Door Credenza, Ico Parisi
By Ico Parisi, La Permanente Mobili Cantù
Located in Hollywood, FL
This four door credenza has fine herringbone parquetry displayed on both sets of doors, separated by a faux louvered partitian. The four doors open to ample cabinet space on both sid...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood

  • Italian Modern Palisander 4 Door Credenza, Ico Parisi
  • Italian Modern Palisander 4 Door Credenza, Ico Parisi
  • Italian Modern Palisander 4 Door Credenza, Ico Parisi
  • Italian Modern Palisander 4 Door Credenza, Ico Parisi
H 38.000 in. W 110.000 in. D 20.000 in.
Mid Century T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Blonde Maple 3 Door Keyed Credenza
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Widdicomb Furniture Co.
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Beautiful blonde maple three door 'MING' credenza sideboard with oversized surface and sculptural, tapered legs designed by Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb Circa 1950. The left and r...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass

French Modern Chestnut 4-Door Credenza, Charles Dudouyt
By Charles Dudouyt
Located in Hollywood, FL
the rectangular top above 4 doors with raised carved circular motif and "woven" front door motif, on a plinth, resting on curved plinth feet, accented with pewter hardware.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Chestnut

Danish Modern Small Teak Sliding Door Credenza
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Denmark Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Unknown Era: 1960s Materials: Teak Measurements: 39.5" wide x 18.5" deep x 31" tall Condition: In excellent original condition...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Mid Century Danish Modern Tambour Door Sideboard Cabinet
By Arne Vodder
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Handsome Danish blond sideboard with center split tambour door cabinets and 3 drawers up top. Inside cabinets each have a single adjustable shelf. One top drawer has felt lined bo...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

1960s Thin Edge Three Door Walnut Credenza, Mid Century Danish
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1960s thin edge three door walnut credenza - mid century danish Exquisite Thin edge walnut credenza with elegant details. Finley refinished to in excellent conditions with gorgeo...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Beech, Walnut

Mid-Century Style 3-Door Amalfi Credenza in White w/ Recycled Wood Door Fronts
By Modshop
Located in Compton, CA
The Amalfi 3 door credenza with recycled wood doors is perfect for any space. Encased in a matte black or white finish, the wood planks on the doors create a large herringbone effect...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Scrap Wood

Washburn Mid-Century Style Walnut Solid Wood Four Door Credenza
By New York Heartwoods
Located in Kingston, NY
New York Heartwoods' contemporary black walnut credenza is influenced by Mid-Century Modern design and fabricated from solid wood, save the ebonized FSC paneled back. Each cabinet ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Walnut

Long Danish Modern Sliding Door Credenza in Teak
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Denmark Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Unknown Era: 1960s Materials: Teak Measurements: 86.5? wide x 17.25? deep x 30.75? tall Condition: In excellent original cond...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

  • Long Danish Modern Sliding Door Credenza in Teak
  • Long Danish Modern Sliding Door Credenza in Teak
  • Long Danish Modern Sliding Door Credenza in Teak
  • Long Danish Modern Sliding Door Credenza in Teak
H 30.75 in. W 86.5 in. D 17.25 in.
Cherner 4 Door Credenza
By The Cherner Chair Company, Norman Cherner
Located in Berkeley, CA
Multiflex casegoods are lightweight, strong and made entirely from laminated, cross-ply and molded plywood. Clear or Classic finish on American Walnut veneers are complimented by the...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

  • Cherner 4 Door Credenza
  • Cherner 4 Door Credenza
  • Cherner 4 Door Credenza
  • Cherner 4 Door Credenza
H 21 in. W 60 in. D 20 in.
Small Danish Modern Sliding Door Credenza In Teak
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Denmark Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Unknown Era: 1960s Materials: Teak Measurements: 40? wide x 13.5? deep x 30.3? tall Condition: In excellent original condition...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Dyrlund Teak Danish Modern Credenza with Tambour Doors
By Dyrlund
Located in Fulton, CA
Classic teak Danish Modern credenza in exceptional original condition. Features tambour doors, fitted interior and exterior drawers. This is a substantial, quality crafted credenza b...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Midcentury Danish Modern Light Teak Credenza Sideboard 4-Door
By Børge Mogensen
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Midcentury long Danish modern light teak credenza sideboard with 4 doors and 2 drawers also has 3 adjustable shelves. Very clean teak wood credenza with sculpted teak doors. Very cle...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Mid-Century Style 3-Door Antiqued Mirror Credenza in Grey w/ Lucite Hardware
By Modshop
Located in Compton, CA
The Juliette Credenza with Modshop's classic matte white or Greystone finish and gorgeous antique mirrors is sure to stun. The 3 door credenza sits on top of our 7" Palm Beach lucite...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass

Washburn Mid-Century Style Walnut Credenza - Solid Wood, Four Doors, In Stock
By New York Heartwoods
Located in Kingston, NY
New York Heartwoods' contemporary black walnut credenza is influenced by Mid-Century Modern design and fabricated from solid wood, save the ebonized FSC plywood paneled back. Each ca...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Walnut

Mid-Century Style 2-Door Tangier Credenza in Glossy Navy Lacquer w/ Lucite Legs
By Modshop
Located in Compton, CA
The Tangier 2 Door Credenza is simply stunning. In a grand color, suggestive of the majestic peacock's plumes, this item makes a significant statement. Raised trellis motifs across t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Lacquer, Lucite

Midcentury Sliding Door Credenza
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This vintage midcentury credenza combines a rich rosewood grain and vinyl top with beautiful design. Ample storage and easy access drawers make this piece both beautiful and function...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood

  • Midcentury Sliding Door Credenza
  • Midcentury Sliding Door Credenza
  • Midcentury Sliding Door Credenza
  • Midcentury Sliding Door Credenza
H 31 in. W 73 in. D 18.5 in.
Italian Modern Palisander Five Door Credenza by Ico Parisi
By Ico Parisi
Located in Hollywood, FL
The doors inlaid in diamond inlay "au quatre faces" drawers above the doors flanked by splayed scissor legs.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Glass, Palisander

Jens Risom Early Walnut Credenza with Four Doors, Brass Pulls & Legs Mid Century
By Jens Risom
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This is an early Jens Risom solid walnut credenza that has four doors each revealing a space with one shelf. Brass pulls and brass cylinder legs make this credenza special.
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass

Midcentury Danish Modern Long Teak Credenza with Tambour Doors
By Svend Aage Larsen, Faarup Møbelfabrik
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Stunning long mid-century Danish modern teak credenza sideboard. Beautiful tambour doors reveal (1) adjustable shelf. Solid teak legs and pulls. In excellent vintage condition. Beaut...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Teak

Axel Albeck Danish Modern Teak Tambour Door Credenza, 1950s
By Axel Albeck, Hvidt & Mølgaard
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional mid-century Danish Modern teak tambour door sideboard, credenza, or bar cabinet Attributed to Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen Produced by Axel Albeck Denm...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Teak

Midcentury Long Danish Modern Teak Credenza Sideboard 4-Door keyed
By Arne Vodder
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Midcentury long Danish modern teak credenza sideboard cabinet with 4 doors and 6 sliding drawers/trays 3 have green felt also has 5 adjustable shelves. Very clean teak wood credenza ...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass

Danish Modern Tambour-Door Teak Credenza by Bernhard Pedersen
By Bernhard Pedersen & Son
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Danish modern Tambour-door teak credenza by Bernhard Pedersen.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Wood, Teak

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Mid Century Modern 3 Door Credenza For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the mid century modern 3 door credenza you’re looking for. Frequently made of wood, walnut and hardwood, every mid century modern 3 door credenza was constructed with great care. There are 699 variations of the antique or vintage mid century modern 3 door credenza you’re looking for, while we also have 37 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the mid century modern 3 door credenza you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right mid century modern 3 door credenza, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern styles are of considerable interest. Glenn of California, Paul McCobb and Florence Knoll each produced at least one beautiful mid century modern 3 door credenza that is worth considering.

How Much is a Mid Century Modern 3 Door Credenza?

Prices for a mid century modern 3 door credenza start at $695 and top out at $180,000 with the average selling for $3,800.

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.

Finding the Right Credenzas for You

Antique and vintage credenzas can add an understated touch of grace to your home. These long and sophisticated cabinet-style pieces of furniture can serve a variety of purposes, and they look great too.

In Italy, the credenza was originally a small side table used in religious services. Appropriately, credere in Italian means “to believe.” Credenzas were a place to not only set the food ready for meals, they were also a place to test and taste prepared food for poison before a dish was served to a member of the ruling class. Later, credenza was used to describe a type of versatile narrow side table, typically used for serving food in the home. In form, a credenza has much in common with a sideboard — in fact, the terms credenza and sideboard are used almost interchangeably today.

Credenzas usually have short legs or no legs at all, and can feature drawers and cabinets. And all kinds of iterations of the credenza have seen the light of day over the years, from ornately carved walnut credenzas originating in 16th-century Tuscany to the wealth of Art Deco credenzas — with their polished surfaces and geometric patterns — to the array of innovative modernist interpretations that American furniture maker Milo Baughman created for Directional and Thayer Coggin.

The credenza’s blend of style and functionality led to its widespread use in the 20th century. Mid-century modern credenzas are particularly popular — take a look at Danish furniture designer Arne Vodder’s classic Model 29, for instance, with its reversible sliding doors and elegant drawer pulls. Hans Wegner, another Danish modernist, produced strikingly minimalist credenzas in the 1950s and ’60s, as did influential designer Florence Knoll. Designers continue to explore new and exciting ways to update this long-loved furnishing.

Owing to its versatility and familiar low-profile form, the credenza remains popular in contemporary homes. Unlike many larger case pieces, credenzas can be placed under windows and in irregularly shaped rooms, such as foyers and entryways. This renders it a useful storage solution. In living rooms, for example, a credenza can be a sleek media console topped with plants and the rare art monographs you’ve been planning to show off. In homes with open floor plans, a credenza can help define multiple living spaces, making it ideal for loft apartments.

Browse a variety of antique, new and vintage credenzas on 1stDibs to find the perfect fit for your home today.