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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.
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.
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

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

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

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Bamboo, Glass

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

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.
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

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

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

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.
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

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

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

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

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

Italian Mirrored Top Coffee Table with Ornate Putti Carved Legs, Circa 1920s
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian mirrored top wooden coffee table with putti-carved legs from the early 20th century. This exquisite Italian coffee table from the 1920s is made of a mirrored top with cham...
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Early 20th Century Italian Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood, Glass

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.
Jaya, Orsi, Mrs. Elise Som, Coffee Table, Copper Bronze, Mirror Top
By Orsi Furniture
Located in Cabiate, IT
Tavolina II - Oval coffee table with copper bronze frame, grey mirror top. Nr. 1 soft close drawer. cm. 96W*70D*45H.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Mirrors

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Bronze

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

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.
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vintage Hand Hammered Finish Giacometti Style Distressed Mirror Top Iron Coffee
By Alberto and Diego Giacometti
Located in Atlanta, GA
A large vintage iron coffee table with a hand hammered style finish as well as a distressed / aged mirror top. The table is in the style of works by Diego Giacometti. Through the dis...
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Late 20th Century French Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal, Iron

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

Jansen Coffee Table, Bronze, Mirror Top with Bronze Finials
By Maison Jansen
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Coffee table Clear mirror top Metal legs Metal crossing entretoise Pineapple finials at four corners of mirror. Very gracious design.
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XVI Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Bronze

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

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Mirror, Palisander

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

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Leather, Glass

René Drouet French 1940s Coffee Table Wrought Iron and Églomisé Mirrored Top
By René Drouet
Located in Sharon, CT
Offering an iconic etched mirrored glass and painted and gilt wrought iron French 1940s coffee table. Pierre Adrien Ekman attributed églomisé mirror top.
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Vintage 1940s French Hollywood Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Iron

Jean-Charles Moreux Style Forged Iron Coffee Table Etched Mirrored Glass Top
By Jean-Charles Moreux
Located in Miami, FL
Art Deco coffee table, sofa table in the style of Jean Charles Moreux. Features a forged iron & ebonized base with brass detail and a mirrored glass top with gilt etched Decor. Bou...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Iron, 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

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

French Brass Directoire Style Coffee Table with Mirrored Top
Located in New York, NY
French brass Directoire style coffee table with mirrored top Measures: Height 14.5", width 37.5", depth 18.5".
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Mid-20th Century French Directoire Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

French Modern Silver Leaf Coffee Table with Mirror Top
Located in New York City, NY
An elegant French Art Deco cocktail table in silver leaf over wood with mirrored top. Combining both form and decoration, the artist succeeded in creating a Classical based, Egyptia...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Italian Mirrored Top Ornate Bleached Wood Coffee Table with Swags, circa 1920
Located in Atlanta, GA
This exquisite rectangular Italian bleached wood coffee table from the early 20th century features a mirrored top over a beautifully pierced apron, carved with delicate ribbons and s...
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Early 20th Century Italian Neoclassical Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood, Mirror

Square Table Coffee Brass Gold Glass Top Mirror Italian Design 1970s Bamboo Rod
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Square table coffee brass gold glass top mirror Italian design 1970s bamboo rod.   
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern 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

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

Richly Carved Mirror Top Giltwood Coffee Table, French, nineteenth century.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Ornate carved, giltwood coffee table with mirror top. Original antique mirror top. Gold leaf and white accents. French 19th century.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Giltwood

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

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Mirror, Wood

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

Early 1900s Parcel-Gilt and Walnut Empire Coffee Table with Gold Mirror Top
By B & S Furniture Company 1
Located in Chicago, IL
Walnut and parcel-gilt coffee table, circa early 1900s by B & S Co. a New York City fine furniture manufacturer that is no longer in existence. Fluted and gilt Klismos style legs wit...
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Early 20th Century American Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Giltwood, Mirror, Walnut

Vintage Italian Hollywood Regency Gold Iron Frame Coffee Table with Mirror Top
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Italian Hollywood Regency gold iron frame coffee table with mirror top. Item features mirror glass top, clear glass lower shelf, iron frame, gold distressed finish, cross str...
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Late 20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Iron

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. The base is painted in of...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Wonderful Brass Bronze Faux Bamboo Beveled Mirror Gallery Tray Top Coffee Table
By Maison Jansen
Located in Roslyn, NY
Wonderful brass bronze faux bamboo beveled mirror gallery tray top coffee table in the manner of Maison Jansen / Bagues.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass, Bronze

Wrought Iron Coffee Table in Gold Leaf and Mirrored Top, France, circa 1930s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Delicate coffee table from France, circa 1930s. The table has a gold-leafed wrought iron frame and a reverse painted mirror top with acanthus leaf motif.
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wrought Iron, Gold Leaf

Steel Coffee Table in the Style of Nanda Vigo with a Mirrored Top, Italy, 1970s
By Nanda Vigo
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
Italy, 1970s. This coffee table features a steel frame and a mirrored top. It might 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 1970s Italian Post-Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Steel

PIPER Upholstered Low Coffee Table with Super Mirror Top by Dimoremilano
By DIMOREMILANO
Located in Milan, IT
Low table with structure in wood upholstered in Alcantara, brass detailing. Top in metal super mirror with edges in polished steel. Progetto Non Finito collection from Dimoremilano, ...
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2010s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass, Steel

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Mirror Top Coffee For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the mirror top coffee you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each mirror top coffee for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, mirror and metal. Find 273 options for an antique or vintage mirror top coffee now, or shop our selection of 29 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer mirror top coffee, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Each mirror top coffee bearing Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency or Modern hallmarks is very popular. A well-made mirror top coffee 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 Coffee?

A mirror top coffee can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,987, while the lowest priced sells for $396 and the highest can go for as much as $56,000.

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.