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Pair of Mid-Century Walnut Nightstands
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A sleek pair of mid-century nightstands made out of mahogany wood with a newly stained walnut and white color combination and lacquered finish. They feature a flat top, double door c...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Wood, Mahogany, Lacquer

  • Pair of Mid-Century Walnut Nightstands
  • Pair of Mid-Century Walnut Nightstands
  • Pair of Mid-Century Walnut Nightstands
  • Pair of Mid-Century Walnut Nightstands
H 22 in. W 24.25 in. D 16.5 in.
Pair of American of Martinsville Lacquered Nightstands, Mid-Century Modern
By American of Martinsville
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Handsome pair of American of Martinsville black lacquered nightstands with round white ceramic pulls. We love the interesting shape of these being tall and smaller at the top with a ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Wood

Pair of Chinoiserie Style Asian Modern Lacquered Nightstands, Mid-Century
By American of Martinsville
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Gorgeous pair of Asian Modern chinoiserie style nightstands. These Mid-Century stands are in remarkable vintage condition with only light signs of age. The glossy black lacquer has a...
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Vintage 1960s American Chinoiserie Night Stands

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Brass

Pair Hollywood Regency Campaign Cabinets, Commodes, Nightstands, White Lacquer
Located in Stamford, CT
Hollywood Regency style campaign cabinets, commodes, nightstands, white lacquer, bronze. A pair of stunning campaign cabinets in recent white lacquered finish. Lacquer, Bronze Am...
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Late 20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests ...

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Wood

Pair of Michael Taylor for Baker Chest or Nightstands Far East Collection
By Michael Taylor
Located in St. Louis, MO
Michael Taylor for Baker Furniture Co. Far East Collection black lacquer small chests or nightstands, circa 1960s. Two drawers, top drawer is wide open, second is divided, but sectio...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Wood

Pair of Walnut Drexel Three Drawer Nightstands End Tables Small Chest Restored
By Drexel
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of three drawers American walnut night stands end tables small chests.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Pewter

Pair of Mid-Century Carved Nightstands
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An extraordinary pair of vintage mid-century nightstands are in great condition, crafted out of walnut wood, and are newly restored by our professional craftsmen team. This set featu...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Wood, Walnut, Plywood, Lacquer

  • Pair of Mid-Century Carved Nightstands
  • Pair of Mid-Century Carved Nightstands
  • Pair of Mid-Century Carved Nightstands
  • Pair of Mid-Century Carved Nightstands
H 25 in. W 26 in. D 18 in.
Mid Century High Gloss taupe Lacquer Lane Pair of Nightstands 3 & 2 Drawer
By Lane Furniture
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid Century Pair of High Gloss taupe Lacquer Lane Mid Century High Gloss taupe Lacquer Lane Pair of Nightstands 3 & 2 Drawers. Beautiful condition inside and out. Circa 1970 - (1) 3 ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Wood, Lacquer

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Nightstands
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An elegant pair of Louis XVI-style nightstands made out of mahogany wood that has been professionally restored and features new marble tops. These end tables are newly ebonized with ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Marble

  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Nightstands
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Nightstands
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Nightstands
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Nightstands
H 23 in. W 24.5 in. D 22 in.
Vintage Pair of Mid-Century Modern Nightstands
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This extraordinary pair of campaign-style nightstands str great condition, beautifully crafted out of walnut wood, and have been newly restored by our team of expert craftsmen. These...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Brass

Pair of Vintage Mid-Century Walnut Nightstands
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An extraordinary pair of modern nightstands hand-crafted out walnut have been professorially restored and newly stained in dark walnut and black color combination with a lacquered fi...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Steel, Chrome

Pair of Ebonized Mid Century Modern Nightstands
By Harvey Probber, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of nice one drawer ring pulls nightstands or end tables.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Pair of Black Lacquer 3 Drawer End Tables Nightstands Cabinets
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, American of Martinsville
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of black lacquered three drawers night stands by American of Martinsville.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Venetian Mid-Century Pair of Hand Decorated and Laquered Nightstands
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Venetian Mid-Century pair of hand decorated and laquered nightstands in massive wood, Renaissance style. Only polished with wax leaving the sign of the times Measures cm: H 63, W ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Renaissance Night Stands

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Wood

Pair of White Lacquer Nightstands by Paul Frankl
By Paul Frankl
Located in New York, NY
Pair of mahogany nightstands newly refinished in white satin lacquer finish with original patinaed polished brass "X" handles by Paul Frankl for Johnson Furniture. Signed. USA, circa...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Two Doors Nightstands by Henredon
By Henredon
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Mid-Century Modern nightstands tables by Henredon in medium walnut finish. Featuring large decorative brass hardware section with pulls.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Walnut Nightstands or Side Tables, 1950s
Located in Miami, FL
A striking pair of vintage Mid-Century Modern walnut end or bedside tables dating from the late 1950s to early 1960s. The sculptural occasional tables features a cabinet door with sc...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Metal

Pair of Mid Century End Tables or Nightstands by John Widdicomb
By John Widdicomb
Located in Palm Beach, FL
In voque pair of three drawer black lacquered nightstands with a sleek refined form, inset brass pulls and a brass block foot. Signed John Widdicomb in a drawer.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Wood

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Carlo de Carli Nightstands for Sormani, 1960
By Carlo De Carli, Sormani
Located in Madrid, ES
A beautiful pair of Carlo de Carli nightstands, edited by Sormani in the 1960s. Lacquered wood, glass top and brass.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Brass

Pair of Nightstands Side Cabinets Bedside Tables French, Mid-Century FREE SHIP
Located in Mimizan, FR
Pair of nightstands side cabinets bedside tables French, Mid-Century Highly lacquered and polished reflective surface stratified wood Pull down drop fronts Very good condition for ...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Wood

Pair of Frigerio White Lacquered and Brass Nightstands, Italy, 1970s
By Luciano Frigerio, Frigerio Di Desio
Located in Paris, Ile-de-France
Pair of nightstands or side tables. White lacquered wood and brass Opens by two drawers Design Luciano Frigerio Made by Frigerio Di Desio, marked inside a drawer "Frigerio Di Des...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Brass

Pair of Moderage Sculptural Parzinger White Lacquered King Size Nightstands
By Modernage Furniture Company
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of moderage sculptural parzinger white lacquered king size nightstands, each one standing 30-Inches high, fitted with one 4" x 17" drawer, and one door with an interior fitted w...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Metal

Pair of Lacquered and Brass Nightstands by Vittorio Dassi, Italy, 1950s
By Vittorio Dassi
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Pair of black lacquered wood nightstands, side end low tables, brass feet and handle. Also available the sideboard buffet credenza or large commode chest of drawers. Famous design li...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Pier Luigi Colli Nightstands, Permanente Cantù, Italy
By Pier Luigi Colli
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Very elegant 1950s Italy Mid-Century Modern pair of nightstands, Permanente mobili Cantù, Pier Luigi Colli attributed. All in wood of mahogany, solid and veneered, with golden brass ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Crystal, Brass

Pair of Lacquered and Brass Nightstands by Guy Lefevre, France, 1970s
By Guy Lefevre
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Pair of light pink parma lacquered and brass feet side end low or bedside tables nightstands by Guy Lefèvre. Nice model with drawers. A part of his production was retail by the Maiso...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Brass

Pair of Midcentury Modern Light Walnut One Drawer Step Nightstands
By American of Martinsville
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of light walnut Mid-Century Modern nightstands or side tables.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Pair of Custom Made Solid Walnut Lacquer Nightstands/ End Tables
By Paul McCobb
Located in San Diego, CA
Elegant and unique pair of nightstands, custom made in California nicely blue lacquer case with gold leaf accent design on top solid walnut tapered legs with V-top on the back for la...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut, Lacquer

Pair of Vintage Black Lacquered Wood Nightstands with Glass Tops, Italy
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
Italy, 1950s. These stunning nightstands feature a black lacquered beech frame, a glass shelf and a back-painted glass top. They are vintage, therefore they might show slight trace...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Brass

Pair of Small Black Lacquer Cabinets Nightstands by J.C. Mahey, 1970s
By Romeo Paris, Jean Claude Mahey
Located in Paris, FR
Glossy black lacquer, paired with bright brass accents, feels crisp and luxe on this pair of small cabinets. Their boxy, simple style is typical of both the 1970s and designer Jean C...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Brass

Pair of Paul Frankl Ivory Lacquered Nightstands with Brass X Pulls, circa 1950
By Johnson Furniture Company, Paul Frankl
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Everyone loves Paul Frankl furniture. A pillar of design, he created some of the most iconic midcentury pieces of furniture. And here we have a lovely pair of Paul Frankl ivory lacqu...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Brass

Pair of Wood Lacquered Side Table Nightstands Vittorio Dassi style, 1950s, Italy
By Vittorio Dassi
Located in Rome, IT
Pair of two nightstands/ side tables in Vittorio Dassi style made of lacquered wood and marble-effect glass surface, Italy, circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Brass

Pair of Honey Amber Lacquer Edmond Spence Two Drawer Nightstands End Tables
By Edmond J. Spence
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Swedish Mid-Century Modern honey amber tone two drawers night stands end tables by Edmond Spence.
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Birch

Pair of White Lacquered Nightstands with Marble Tops and Glass Shelves, Italy
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
Italy, 1950s. They feature a white lacquered beech frame, brass legs and handles, tempered glass shelves and marble tops. These nightstands are vintage therefore they might show slig...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Marble, Brass

Pair of Carlo de Carli White-Lacquered Nightstands for Sormani, 1960
By Sormani, Carlo De Carli
Located in Madrid, ES
A 1960 pair of Mid-Century Modern white-lacquered nightstands designed by Carlo de Carli and edited by Sormani. Hundred per cent original.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Brass

Pair of White Lacquer Faux Bamboo Large Nightstands Three-Drawer Bachelor Chests
By Henredon, Thomasville
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern white lacquer faux bamboo large nightstands or bachelor chest. Solid brass hardware.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Faux Bamboo

Pair of Italian Glass Top Nightstands
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful pair of nightstands combines sculpted details with glass tops, burl wood surfaces, one dovetailed drawer, and brass footing. Please confirm item location with seller (...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Brass

  • Pair of Italian Glass Top Nightstands
  • Pair of Italian Glass Top Nightstands
  • Pair of Italian Glass Top Nightstands
  • Pair of Italian Glass Top Nightstands
H 23 in. W 25 in. D 15 in.
Pair of Lacquered Nightstands/Side Tables by Frank Kyle, Pepe Mendoza Hardware
By Frank Kyle, Pepe Mendoza
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of lacquered nightstands / side tables by Frank Kyle with hardware by Pepe Mendoza. There is visible wear from age and use and refinishing is recommended. Dimensions: 27" wide...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Wood

Custom Pair of Two-Tone Parchment Nightstands
By Venfield
Located in New York, NY
This pair of parchment nightstands are available for a custom order. The interior drawers are made of the same walnut finish seen in the image of the back. Customization is available...
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21st Century and Contemporary Philippine Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Goatskin, Walnut

Pair of Deco Full Bodied Design Midcentury Nightstands End Tables Brass Pulls
By American of Martinsville, United Furniture Corporation
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice walnut full bodied Mid-Century Modern design end tables with solid brass balls pulls.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Brass

Pair of Two-Tone Nightstands by Henredon
By Henredon
Located in Pasadena, CA
This matching pair of white lacquer nightstands features a black lacquer drop-front surface, which also provides storage when closed. Each unit has a black enamel and brass knob. The...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Wood

  • Pair of Two-Tone Nightstands by Henredon
  • Pair of Two-Tone Nightstands by Henredon
  • Pair of Two-Tone Nightstands by Henredon
  • Pair of Two-Tone Nightstands by Henredon
H 28.5 in. W 22 in. D 19.5 in.
Pair of American Walnut One Drawer Nightstands
By Kent Coffey, Drexel
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Nice pair of American walnut night stands or end tables.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Walnut

Lovely Pair of Kittinger Modern Side Table or Nightstands
By Kittinger
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Great pair of 1940s Kittinger side table nightstands with one drawer. Shelf is adjustable. One drawers marked with branded label and the other has a paper label.
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Wood

Pair of John Stuart Neoclassical Nightstands End Tables
By John Stuart
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Mid-Century Modern end tables by John Stuart. Dark walnut finish. Solid Brass Pulls. One drawer stands with shelves.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Pair of Champagne Gilt and Flecked Radius Edge Nightstands
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of textured gilt radius edge single door cabinets with single shelf. Sophisticated silver leaf underfinish with flecked black glazing, sealed under clear champagne gold lacquer....
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Silver Leaf

Stunning Pair of Karl Springer Style Faux Goatskin End Table Nightstands
By Karl Springer
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Stunning pair of Karl Springer style faux goatskin lacquered nightstands with one draw each. This set came from a magnificent modern home filled with originals by Karl Springer. The ...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Wood, Lacquer

Pair of Three-Drawer Walnut End Tables Nightstands Small Chests
By United Furniture Corporation, Drexel
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of walnut Mid-Century Modern three drawer nightstands or end tables. Sculptural walnut pulls.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Pair of Paul Frankl for Johnson Furniture Nightstands End Tables
By Johnson Furniture Company, Paul Frankl
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of dark chocolate brown Mid-Century Modern nightstands designed by Paul Frankl for Johnson Furniture. Stunning mint condition, beautiful finish pair.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Brass

Harvey Probber Non Matching Pair of Walnut 3 Drawers Nightstands End Tables
By Paul McCobb, Harvey Probber
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Harvey Probber non matching pair of walnut 3 drawers nightstands end tables mint.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Mahogany, Walnut

Pair of Chin Hua Nightstands by Renzo Rutili for Johnson Furniture Co
By Renzo Rutili
Located in Pasadena, TX
Pair of nightstands by Renzo Rutili for Johnson Furniture Co Restored in white lacquer over mahogany cases, these stunning two-tier nightstands feature open shelves and 3 drawers....
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Mid-20th Century North American Hollywood Regency Night Stands

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Wood, Mahogany

Pair of American Modern Walnut Sculptured Legs Pulls Two Drawers Nightstands
By Vladimir Kagan
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of refinished American walnut Mid-Century Modern sculptured legs and pulls nightstands end tables cabinets. Vladimir Kagan decor match inspiration.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Pair of Edward Wormley for Dunbar Dark Chocolate End Tables Nightstands
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of expresso finish mahogany nightstands by Edward Warmley for Dunbar on lacquered leather bases.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Leather, Mahogany

Pair of Bamboo Rattan One Drawer Cane Woven Top Side End Table Nightstands
By Franco Albini
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of square bamboo rattan one drawer cane woven top side end table night stands.
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Bamboo, Rattan

Pair of Paul Frankl Walnut Nightstands for Johnson Furniture Solid Brass Pulls
By Johnson Furniture Company, Paul Frankl
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of stunning Mid-Century Modern walnut end tables night stands with solid brass buckle shape pulls.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Pair of Tapered Shape Two Drawers Grey and White End Side Tables Nightstands
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Mid-Century Modern two-tone grey and white lacquered nightstands or side tables. Nice tempered lines clean form cabinets. Solid and steady construction.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Mahogany

Brass & Bronze Bed with pair of matching nightstands by Luciano Frigerio, 1970
By Luciano Frigerio
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
Beautiful sculptural form double bed with pair of very rare matching nightstands in a classical style by Italian master craftsmen Luciano Frigerio (1928-1999), circa 1970 The stu...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Bedroom Sets

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Metal, Aluminum, Bronze, Brass

Pair of Light Walnut One Door Nightstands End Side Tables Tapered Legs Mint
By Edmond J. Spence, Paul McCobb
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Mid-Century Modern light walnut one door night stands end side tables tapered legs mint.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Pair of Black Ebonised One Drawer End Nightstands with Magazine Rack Sculptural
By Ico Parisi
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Mid-Century Modern black lacquer step end tables. Sculptured tapered solid mahogany legs. In Italian style of Ico Parisi.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Mahogany

Pair of Dark & Medium Walnut End Tables or Nightstands Double Doors One Drawer
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Harvey Probber looking nightstands. Near mint original condition.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Pair of Paul Frankl Cork Top Nightstands or End Tables in Dark Walnut and Ivory
By Johnson Furniture Company, Paul Frankl
Located in Saint Louis, MO
A Mid-Century Modern pair of Paul Frankl cork top mahogany nightstands or end tables professionally restored to their original finishes - dark walnut mahogany stain and ivory lacquer...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Brass

Pair of White Nightstands by T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings for Widdicomb
By Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in New York, NY
Pair of walnut nightstands in new custom semi-gloss lacquer finish designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb, USA, circa 1950. Features a deep lower drawer and shelf above. ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

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Walnut, Lacquer, Wood

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Pair Of Midcentury Lacquered Nightstands For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of pair of midcentury lacquered nightstands is available at 1stDibs. The range of distinct pair of midcentury lacquered nightstands — often made from wood, metal and brass — can elevate any home. Pair of midcentury lacquered nightstands have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Pair of midcentury lacquered nightstands bearing Mid-Century Modern or Hollywood Regency hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Many pair of midcentury lacquered nightstands are appealing in their simplicity, but Paul Frankl, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings and American of Martinsville produced popular pair of midcentury lacquered nightstands that are worth a look.

How Much are Pair Of Midcentury Lacquered Nightstands?

Prices for pair of midcentury lacquered nightstands can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, pair of midcentury lacquered nightstands begin at $734 and can go as high as $13,511, while the average can fetch as much as $3,216.

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 Night Stands for You

Nightstands are traditionally designed with functionality in mind. Prior to the advent of indoor plumbing, early nightstands contained a porcelain chamber pot in a cabinet that provided a convenient and private alternative to visiting the outhouse. Today, antique, new and vintage nightstands — which are pieces of bedroom furniture that are often called bedside tables — are typically low-profile tables that are positioned alongside one’s bed or elsewhere in a bedroom.

A nightstand is mainly used to store or support objects that may be needed at night, such as a phone, a book or a small carafe of water. But this table can easily be personalized.

"I’ve got a huge vintage lamp, and when I’m lucky, I’ll have fresh flowers in a bud vase," Chicago interior designer Summer Thornton tells 1stDibs about styling a nightstand.

Whether you take a minimalist approach to bedside table decor or prefer to top it with stacks of books and other essentials that you'd like to have at arm's length — this furniture can also change the look and feel of a bedroom, rendering any interior more comfortable and cozy.

Practicality plays a prominent role in perfecting your bedside space, but the decision to furnish your bedroom with a cherrywood mid-century modern nightstand or an antique mahogany piece can have an impact on how you start your day.

Take the first step in setting the perfect tone of your morning — browse the wide selection of antique, new and vintage nightstands on 1stDibs now.