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Mid Century Cocktail Table Cartouche Shape Mirrored Top
Located in Asheville, NC
Mid Century Cocktail Table, Cartouche with Gold Veined Mirrored Top, hand fashioned and stamped by maker.
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Vintage 1960s American Rococo Revival Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Wood

French Bronze Cocktail Table with Brass Accents and Mirrored Top
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A lovely French bronze and brass low table with antiqued mirror top, in the style of Ramsay and Jansen
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass, Bronze

James Mont Mid-Century Ebonized & Antique Mirror Retractable Top Cocktail Table
By James Mont
Located in New York, NY
This stunning Mid-Century Modern cocktail table was realized by the legendary 20th century designer James Mont. Created in sumptuous antique mirror framed in black lacquer, the piece...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror

Vintage Wrought Iron Cocktail Coffee Table with Smoked Egomise Mirror Top
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A gorgeous vintage cocktail table crafted using stacked and twisted wrought iron with a gilded surface worn away to reveal the red bole underlayer. An inset smoked eglomise glass top...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wrought Iron

Contemporary Mirage Cocktail Table with Ebonized Walnut and Smoke Mirror Top
By Baker Hesseldenz Studio
Located in Tuscon, AZ
The mirage a naturally occurring optical phenomenon in which light rays are bent to produce a displaced image of distant objects or the sky. This simple, but elegant cocktail table i...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Mirror, Wood

Black Satin X Frame Cocktail Table with Eglomise Mirrored Top
Located in North Miami, FL
Wonderful cocktail table finished in black satin with inverted X frame rubbed gold leafed legs. A golden eglomise mirrored top plays off the black body and the gold leafed legs.
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20th Century American Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood, Glass

Vintage Classic Steel & Brass Cocktail Table with Bronze Mirror Top
Located in Hingham, MA
Elegant Maison Jansen style rectangular coffee table with urn form turned brass legs, feet, supports and mounts with forged polished steel frame and serpentine stretchers. New bronz...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Pair of John Richards Painted Eglomise Mirrored Top Coffee Table Cocktail Table
By John Richard
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of John Richards painted eglomise mirrored top coffee or cocktail tables. These Louis XV style coffee or cocktail tables are simply stunning. Each bearing the Richards label thi...
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Late 20th Century Hollywood Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood, Glass

Coffee Center Table Cocktail Mirror Steel Glass Top Spider Collectible Design
By Barberini & Gunnell
Located in Ancona, Marche
The 'Spider skeleton Junior' coffee table is made of mirror polished stainless AISI 316 and table top in extra clear crystal glass. Coffee table dimensions: L135 W50 H38 cm. A little...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Stainless Steel

Brass Coffee Table with Mirror Top
Located in Chicago, IL
A brass and glass coffee table newly made a according to an Italian mid-century design.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

  • Brass Coffee Table with Mirror Top
  • Brass Coffee Table with Mirror Top
  • Brass Coffee Table with Mirror Top
  • Brass Coffee Table with Mirror Top
H 16 in. W 27.5 in. D 27.5 in.
Mirror Coffee Table, Brass Framed and Antiqued Mirror Top Coffee Table
By Benedikt Bolza Design, B.B. for Reschio
Located in Lisciano Niccone, Perugia
A brass framed and antiqued mirror top coffee table B.B. - This linear design holds the mirror top in a thin additional brass frame leaving a pleasing gap between mainframe and mirr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

French Wrought Iron Cocktail Table with Églomisé Top
By René Drouet, Jean Royère, Gilbert Poillerat, Raymond Subes, Edgar Brandt
Located in Houston, TX
Great French 1940s round hand forged wrought iron cocktail table or coffee table with gilt decorated églomisé top. The églomisé (reverse decorated) mirrored top has light wear, but ...
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Vintage 1940s French Hollywood Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wrought Iron

Maison Jansen Style Mirrored Top Coffee Table
By Maison Jansen
Located in New York, NY
Maison Jansen style coffee table with a mirrored top. Black legs and a decorative scrolled stretcher with gold feet.
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Vintage 1950s Directoire Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Wood

1940s Italian Chinoiserie Mirrored Top Coffee Table
Located in New York, NY
1940s Italian chinoiserie mirrored top coffee table. Table has a wooden gold and silver gilt fluted column pedestal base and the trim around the top are also silver and gold gilt. Th...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chinoiserie Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Gold, Silver

  • 1940s Italian Chinoiserie Mirrored Top Coffee Table
  • 1940s Italian Chinoiserie Mirrored Top Coffee Table
  • 1940s Italian Chinoiserie Mirrored Top Coffee Table
  • 1940s Italian Chinoiserie Mirrored Top Coffee Table
H 18.25 in. W 47.13 in. D 21.5 in.
French Wrought Iron Table with Mirror Top
Located in New York, NY
A circa 1930's French wrought iron coffee table with round mirror top. Measurements: Height: 18" Diameter: 30"
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Vintage 1930s French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wrought Iron

Foxed Mirror Top Coffee Table
Located in Alton, GB
Foxed mirror top coffee table.
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20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

  • Foxed Mirror Top Coffee Table
  • Foxed Mirror Top Coffee Table
  • Foxed Mirror Top Coffee Table
  • Foxed Mirror Top Coffee Table
H 16.15 in. W 30.32 in. D 30.32 in.
French Sycamore Rectangular Mirror Top Coffee Table
Located in New York, NY
French 1930s rectangular sycamore coffee table with tapered cabriole legs, an inset mirrored top, and a shaped apron.
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20th Century French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Sycamore

Églomisé Mirrored Top Coffee Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Exquisite original custom table. Reverse painted mirror top (Églomisé) coffee table on five carved walnut legs. The wood is finished. All original condition. Ready for use. Compleme...
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Vintage 1940s American Hollywood Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Glass, Wood

Hollywood Regency Coffee Table with Mirror Top
Located in Antwerp, BE
Sculptural Mid-Century Modern wood-carved cocktail table with a mirror top, Italy, 1940s Very decorative occasional table. Hollywood Regency style.   
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Walnut

  • Hollywood Regency Coffee Table with Mirror Top
  • Hollywood Regency Coffee Table with Mirror Top
  • Hollywood Regency Coffee Table with Mirror Top
  • Hollywood Regency Coffee Table with Mirror Top
H 16.54 in. W 29.53 in. D 21.66 in.
Grosfeld House Coffee Low Table Mirrored Top
By Grosfeld House
Located in Stamford, CT
An off-white paint decorated coffee - low table by Grosfeld House. The pilaster column base supporting a wooden gallery mirrored top.
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Vintage 1950s American Hollywood Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror

Arturo Pani Round Cocktail Table with Eglomized Top
By Arturo Pani
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a beautiful cocktail table designed by Arturo Pani. Two tier table with unusual eglomized band and bottom. Solid brass sculptural legs.
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Vintage 1950s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Brass

Clover Shaped Bamboo Coffee Table with Mirrored Top
Located in Chicago, IL
A very large split reed bamboo frame coffee table in an elegant clover shape. A mirrored glass top is inset into the frame. Sourced in Italy, 1970’s.  
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Bamboo

Aluminium and Mirror Top Coffee Table from 1980
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Aluminum base. Mirror top. Work from 1980. Small spot on the beneath of the upper tray.
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Vintage 1980s European Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Aluminum

  • Aluminium and Mirror Top Coffee Table from 1980
  • Aluminium and Mirror Top Coffee Table from 1980
  • Aluminium and Mirror Top Coffee Table from 1980
  • Aluminium and Mirror Top Coffee Table from 1980
H 14.97 in. W 48.43 in. D 30.91 in.
French 1940s Gilt Metal Mirror Top Coffee Table
By Maison Baguès
Located in New York, NY
French 1940s coffee table with an oval inset mirrored top on a palm leaf design gilt bronze frame. (possible Bagues)      
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Nesting Brass Tables 1960s with Mirror on Top
Located in Lyon, FR
Set of three nesting tables with mirror on top.   
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

  • Nesting Brass Tables 1960s with Mirror on Top
  • Nesting Brass Tables 1960s with Mirror on Top
  • Nesting Brass Tables 1960s with Mirror on Top
  • Nesting Brass Tables 1960s with Mirror on Top
H 19.69 in. W 16.54 in. D 20.48 in.
1970's Vintage Mirror Top Coffee Table
Located in London, GB
A stylish and interesting vintage coffee table, made in England and dating from the 1970’s. This has a mirrored top with coloured geometric patterns, and a steel base with gold pa...
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Late 20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Steel

  • 1970's Vintage Mirror Top Coffee Table
  • 1970's Vintage Mirror Top Coffee Table
  • 1970's Vintage Mirror Top Coffee Table
  • 1970's Vintage Mirror Top Coffee Table
H 17 in. W 42 in. D 17 in.
Set of Three Mirror Top Tables
Located in Saint-Ouen (PARIS), FR
Set of three tables with colored glass top, brass base, crated by Studio Glustin. Several colors for the tops are available on request, delivery delay one month. Dimensions: 137 x ...
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2010s French Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

  • Set of Three Mirror Top Tables
  • Set of Three Mirror Top Tables
  • Set of Three Mirror Top Tables
  • Set of Three Mirror Top Tables
H 16.93 in. W 53.94 in. D 20.87 in.
Glass & Mirror Topped Coffee Table With Polished Brass Legs
By Troy Smith Studio
Located in Toronto, Ontario
The Holy Mirror Coffee Table is made from solid brass legs and has a very unusual handmade mirror glass top. The top is made by taking three equal pieces of Starphire glass, the mi...
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2010s Canadian Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Baker Furniture Hollywood Regency Cocktail Table with Reverse Painted Top
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous mid-century Hollywood Regency coffee or cocktail table By Baker Furniture USA, Circa 1940s Ebonized and gold gilt wood frame, with reverse painted mirrored glass ...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Wood, Paint

Neoclassical Gilt Bronze Coffee Table with Grey Mirror Top
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Neoclassical gilt bronze coffee table with grey mirror top, beautiful subtle casting, with removable steel grey mirror top.
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20th Century French Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Bronze

Mario Bellini Mirror Top Chrome Coffee Table for Cassina
By Mario Bellini
Located in Grenoble, FR
Mario Bellini Mirror top chrome coffee table for Cassina Italy Perfect condition Measures: H 14.5 in. x W 35.25 in. x D 35.25 in. H 36.83 cm x W 89.54 cm x D 89.54 cm.  
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Mid-20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Chrome

French Carved Coffee Table with Mirrored Top, circa 1930
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Uniquely Carved French Deco coffee table with Gilded Detailing and Newer Mirrored top.
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Vintage 1930s French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Wood

French Art Deco Rectangular Sycamore Mirror Top Coffee Table
Located in New York, NY
French Art Deco rectangular sycamore coffee table with an inset mirrored top and solid triangular legs.
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20th Century French Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Wood

Vintage Italian Painted Bamboo Form Coffee Table with Mirrored Top
Located in Dallas, TX
Very nice vintage Italian painted bamboo form coffee table with mirrored top. Lovely green patina with gold highlights. Creates an interesting focal point in a lovely room.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Wood

French Louis XVI Églomisé Mirror Top Coffee Table by John Richard
By John Richard
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Click "more" below for FULL item details. Offering One Of Our Recent Palm Beach Estate Fine Furniture Acquisitions Of A French Louis XVI Style Églomisé Mirror Top Carved Tassels C...
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Vintage 1980s Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Wood

Petite Hollywood Regency Style Coffee Table, Giltwood Base, Antiqued Mirror Top
Located in Stamford, CT
Petite Hollywood Regency style coffee table, giltwood base, antiqued mirror top Small wooden coffee table by an unknown French designer having decorative carved wooden legs in a d...
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Vintage 1970s Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Giltwood

French Mid-Century Gilt Oak and Mirror Top Coffee Table
Located in New York, NY
French Mid-Century (1940s) rectangular gilt oak coffee table with scroll carved legs connected with a stretcher and an inset distressed mirror diamond design top.
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Early 20th Century French Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Oak, Mirror

Wrought Iron Coffee Table with Eglomisé Mirror Top, France 1940s
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Delightful and chic round coffee table with a heavily scrolled wrought iron base with zig-zag detail and twisted gilt iron stretcher and table top surround. Gilded base. Eglomisé mi...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wrought Iron

Midcentury French Jansen Style Steel Coffee Table with Mirrored Top
Located in Dallas, TX
Lovely midcentury French Jansen style steel coffee table with mirrored top. Very sleek and elegant!
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Stainless Steel

Flank Table, Modern Art Deco Center Table, Coffee Table, Mirror Table Top
By kontra
Located in Istanbul, TR
The threefold metal bodied, marble center table of Kontra.    Center table, coffee table.
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2010s Turkish Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Brass, Steel, Chrome

Coffee Table Wooden Structure Liquid Metal or Wooden Veneer Top Mirror
By sicis
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Flank Table, Modern Art Deco Center Table, Coffee Table, Mirror Table Top
By kontra
Located in Istanbul, TR
The threefold metal bodied, marble center table of Kontra.    Center table, coffee table.
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2010s Turkish Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Brass, Steel, Chrome

Neoclassical Style Brass Coffee Table with Dolphins Heads and Mirror Top
By Maison Jansen
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This very nice neoclassical style coffee table is made of brass with dolphin heads feet and a nice mirror shelf. This cocktail was made by famous French designer Maison Jansen, circa...
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Vintage 1940s French Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Stainless Steel Coffee Table with Smoked Mirrored Top from the 1970s
Located in amstelveen, NL
Coffee table in the style of the TRG revolving table made by Willy Rizzo and Massimo Papiri. Brushed stainless steel base and a smoked mirrored top. From the 1970s. We have 2 available.
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Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Smoked Glass

Osvaldo Borsani ITSO Rectangular Table with Blue Mirror Glass Top, Italy 1950's
Located in New York, NY
Italy, 1950's An elegant rectangular side table in the style of Osvaldo Borsani, with a walnut frame cradling a vibrant cobalt blue mirrored glass top, raised on rounded and taper...
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Vintage 1950s Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Walnut

Hollywood Regency Brass Coffee Table with Mirrored Top
Located in London, GB
Elegant rectangular brass coffee table with oxidized mirrored glass that sits on top. The four reeded legs are joined together by two bowed rectangular stretchers joined by two squar...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Vintage Blonde Mahogany and Mirror Topped Coffee Table by Ralph Lauren
By Ralph Lauren
Located in Hudson, NY
This large coffee or cocktail table is designed by Ralph Lauren and carries his brass label. The table is constructed of fine grained light mahogany making it modern and sophisticate...
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1990s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Mahogany

Modernist Serpentine Mirrored Star Base Glass Top Coffee Table Celebrity Home
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Low modernist serpentine glass coffee or cocktail table with two mirrored twin star-shaped bases. This fabulous cocktail table is an excellent example of early 20th century design. T...
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20th Century American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Glass, Mirror, Wood

Large Silvered Iron Coffee Table with Mirror Top
Located in New York, NY
A large round two-tiered circa 1960s French coffee table in silver-plated metal frame with mirrored glass. Measurements: Diameter 60" Height 22.5".
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Vintage 1960s French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Silver Plate, Iron

Neoclassical Brass Table with a Glass and Mirror Top by Maison Jansen, France
By Maison Jansen
Located in Brussels, BE
Elegant neoclassical brass table, glass top with an aged mirror border. By Maison Jansen France 1960.
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Vintage 1960s French Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Coffee Table Metal Frame Top Black Aziz Marble Calacatta or Mirror Customizable
By sicis
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Other Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Marble, Metal

Square Brass Coffee Table with a Glass Shelf and a Mirrored Top, Italy 1980s
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
This coffee table features a brass frame, a glass shelf and a mirrored top. It may show slight traces of use since it's vintage, but it can be considered as in very good original co...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Minimalist Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Great Apartment Size Regency Style Mirrored and Ebonized Tray Top Coffee Table
By John Richard
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A handsome small rectangular coffee table having removeable tray top with inset aged mirror having gold outline around the periphery. Base and gallery of the table are ebonized to ma...
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2010s North American Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Wood

Art Deco Eglomise Blue Mirrored Top Side-Table, Attrib. to Jules Leleu
By Jules Leleu
Located in East Hampton, NY
This pretty little table is a wonderful cocktail or side table with a pale blue eglomise mirrored glass top, adorned with florals and leaf motif. Golden lacquered wood base has been ...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Mirror, Wood

Faux-Bamboo Bronze Coffee Table with Eglomised Mirror Top by Maison Baguès
By Maison Baguès
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This faux-bamboo oval coffee table is made of bronze with a very nice eglomised mirror top. The quality of this cocktail table is particularly good, with a nice chiseled bronze. This...
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Bronze

Rene Drouet Hand Forged Guilded Metal Table with Original Mirrored Glass Top
By René Drouet
Located in London, GB
A beautiful hand forged gilded metal table with original curved glass mirrored top attributed to Rene Drouet. The mirrored top has some imperfections due to age but this adds to the ...
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20th Century French Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Bronze Mirror Top, Croco Leather, Round Coffee Table Azteca
Located in Miami, FL
The round coffee table Azteca is a perfect addition to your living room. Base: croc coated mdf Sides: coated in retreat croc leather Table top: covered with mirror
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2010s Brazilian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Leather, Glass

1970s Spanish Bamboo and Smoked Mirror Top Coffee Table
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s Spanish bamboo and smoked mirror top coffee table.
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Vintage 1970s Spanish Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Bamboo, Glass

Maison Hirch, Neoclassical Style Carved & Gilt Wood Coffee Table with Mirror Top
By Maison Hirch
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This very nice coffee table is made of carved and gilt wood with mirror top. This is a French work signed M HIRCH, circa 1940.
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Vintage 1940s French Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Mirror, Wood

French Art Deco Coffee Table in Exotic Wood with Églomisé Mirror Top
By Jules Leleu
Located in Miami, FL
Sublime French Art Deco coffee table of Exotic Palisander wood with Bronze accents, topped with an églomisé mirror, attributed to Jules Leleu.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Mirror, Palisander

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Mirror Top Cocktail Table For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic mirror top cocktail table available at 1stDibs. A mirror top cocktail table — often made from glass, mirror and metal — can elevate any home. Find 272 options for an antique or vintage mirror top cocktail table now, or shop our selection of 31 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a mirror top cocktail table — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A mirror top cocktail table is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency and Modern styles are sought with frequency. A well-made mirror top cocktail table has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Maison Jansen, Maison Baguès and sicis are consistently popular.

How Much is a Mirror Top Cocktail Table?

Prices for a mirror top cocktail table start at $396 and top out at $56,000 with the average selling for $2,951.

Finding the Right Coffee and Cocktail Tables for You

As a practical focal point in your living area, antique and vintage coffee tables and cocktail tables are an invaluable addition to any interior.

Low tables that were initially used as tea tables or coffee tables have been around since at least the mid- to late-1800s. Early coffee tables surfaced in Victorian-era England, likely influenced by the use of tea tables in Japanese tea gardens. In the United States, furniture makers worked to introduce low, long tables into their offerings as the popularity of coffee and “coffee breaks” took hold during the late 19th century and early 20th century.

It didn’t take long for coffee and cocktail tables to become a design staple and for consumers to recognize their role in entertaining no matter what beverages were being served. Originally, these tables were as simple as they are practical — as high as your sofa and made primarily of wood. In recent years, however, metal, glass and plastics have become popular in coffee and cocktail tables, and design hasn’t been restricted to the conventional low profile, either.

Visionary craftspeople such as Paul Evans introduced bold, geometric designs that challenge the traditional idea of what a coffee table can be. The elongated rectangles and wide boxy forms of Evans’s desirable Cityscape coffee table, for example, will meet your needs but undoubtedly prove imposing in your living space.

If you’re shopping for an older coffee table to bring into your home — be it an antique Georgian-style coffee table made of mahogany or walnut with decorative inlays or a classic square mid-century modern piece comprised of rosewood designed by the likes of Ettore Sottsass — there are a few things you should keep in mind.

Both the table itself and what you put on it should align with the overall design of the room, not just by what you think looks fashionable in isolation. According to interior designer Tamara Eaton, the material of your vintage coffee table is something you need to consider. “With a glass coffee table, you also have to think about the surface underneath, like the rug or floor,” she says. “With wood and stone tables, you think about what’s on top.”

Find the perfect centerpiece for any room, no matter what your personal furniture style on 1stDibs. Browse a vast selection of antique, new and vintage coffee and cocktail tables today.