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Robber Baron

Modern White Pink or Blue Empire State Building Table or Floor Lamp
By Qeeboo, Studio Job (Job Smeets & Nynke Tynagel)
Located in Origgio (VA), IT
Inspired by the Studio Job’s “Robber Baron” bronze sculpture from 2008, this much more simplified
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

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Plastic

Modern Plastic Gold or Silver Empire State Table Decorative Lamp by Studio Job
By Qeeboo, Studio Job (Job Smeets & Nynke Tynagel)
Located in Origgio (VA), IT
Inspired by the Studio Job’s “Robber Baron” bronze sculpture from 2008, this much more simplified
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

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Plastic

Cast Bronze Renaissance Revival Ewer of Massive Size
Located in Hudson, NY
deeply sculpted details. Done in the Renaissance revival style most associated with the robber barons of
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Antique 19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Sculptures

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Bronze

Christie's, ‎French and Company Magnificent French and English Furniture 11/1998
Located in valatie, NY
was active supplying American robber barons and the museums they founded with decorative arts
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1990s American Books

Materials

Paper

Pools by Kelly Klein 1st Edition 1992
Located in London, GB
magnificence of Hadrian's Villa; from Coney Island to the C te d'Azur; from the robber baron 1880s through the
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1990s Books

Materials

Paper

Pools by Kelly Klein 1st Edition 1992
Pools by Kelly Klein 1st Edition 1992
H 13.39 in W 12.6 in D 1.19 in
Pink Empire Lamp with Cable, Designed by Studio Job, Made in Italy
By Studio Job (Job Smeets & Nynke Tynagel)
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
) Inspired by the Studio Job’s “Robber Baron” bronze sculpture from 2008, this much more simplified version
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Plastic

Blue Empire Lamp with Cable, Designed by Studio Job, Made in Italy
By Studio Job (Job Smeets & Nynke Tynagel)
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
) Inspired by the Studio Job’s “Robber Baron” bronze sculpture from 2008, this much more simplified version
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Plastic

White Empire Lamp with Cable, Designed by Studio Job, Made in Italy
By Studio Job (Job Smeets & Nynke Tynagel)
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
) Inspired by the Studio Job’s “Robber Baron” bronze sculpture from 2008, this much more simplified version
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Plastic

Pair Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt and Patinated Candelabra
Located in Hudson, NY
the skill of great metal craftsmen to supply the revivals of styles popularized by America's robber
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Candle Holders

Materials

Marble, Bronze

Max Kalish, “Anna”, Seated Nude Patinated Bronze Sculpture, 1934
By Max Kalish 1
Located in New York, NY
symbolic of their time as the pioneers in covered wagons, and the robber barons and the great merchant
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Antique Map of The United States of North America, 1882
Located in Langweer, NL
the so-called "Robber Barons," wealthy industrialists and financiers who amassed great wealth. The
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Antique 1880s Maps

Materials

Paper

Antique Map of The United States of North America, 1882
Antique Map of The United States of North America, 1882
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H 14.97 in W 22.45 in D 0 in
Monumental Gilt and Patinated Bronze Candelabra by Beurdeley
By Maison Beurdeley
Located in London, GB
point of view. Beurdeley’s patrons included wealthy American robber-baron families, such as the
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Antique Late 19th Century French Baroque Floor Lamps

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Marble, Bronze, Ormolu

Large George Grosz 1923 Lithograph Die Rauber German Expressionism WPA Realism
By George Grosz
Located in Surfside, FL
disparity, robber barons with piles of money etc. according to the military chaplain, who blesses the
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1930s American Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Large George Grosz 1923 Lithograph Die Rauber German Expressionism WPA Realism
By George Grosz
Located in Surfside, FL
disparity, robber barons with piles of money etc. according to the military chaplain, who blesses the
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1930s American Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Large George Grosz 1923 Lithograph Die Rauber German Expressionism WPA Realism
By George Grosz
Located in Surfside, FL
disparity, robber barons with piles of money etc. according to the military chaplain, who blesses the
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1930s American Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

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NLXL and Studio Job No. 60 "Robber Baron Wallpaper" in Metallic Top Layer, 2014
By Studio Job (Job Smeets & Nynke Tynagel), NLXL
Located in Blauvelt, NY
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2010s Dutch Wallpaper

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Johannes Hendricus Jurres, the Camp of Robber Barons Painting
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Located in Montreal, Quebec
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Victorian American Steer Horn Settee 19th Century Museum Piece
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
pearls with a grey, off-white and black glow. This settee is reported to have been in Robber Baron Jay
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Antique 19th Century American Victorian Settees

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Georges Braque Megaletor 1960s Modernist Sapphire Gold Brooch
By Georges Braque
Located in Dusseldorf, NRW
on the Greek mainland), a just man and a pious visionary. When attacked by a robber band Munichos was
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A Large Wall-mounted Console in the manner of John Henry Belter
Located in NYC, NY
A Wall-mounted Console in Robber-Baron Proprtions with heavily carved brackets with scrolling
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20th Century American Console Tables

Sixteen Napolean III French walnut parcel-gilt dining chairs
Located in NYC, NY
the style of Louis XV. Generously sized chairs in the 19th century robber-baron taste. Net
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Victorian Diamond Gold Silver Navette Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
From the illustrious and boisterous robber baron era comes this innocent love navette ring. With 11
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Victorian Cluster Rings

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A Vintage Porcelain Pedestal Sink with Original Taps
Located in NYC, NY
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20th Century American Art Deco Bathroom Fixtures

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Located in Hudson, NY
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Duveen by S. N. Behrman, First Edition
Located in valatie, NY
selling and reselling Old Masters paintings from the impoverished European nobility to American Robber
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Louis XVI Style Bed or 2-Twin Headboards in Original Paint, Gilded Age
Located in Miami, FL
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Italian Renaissance Revival Carved Walnut Library Table with Marble Top
Located in Stamford, CT
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Havana Harbor
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Located in Storrs, CT
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Havana Harbor
Havana Harbor
H 25.25 in W 29.5 in D 2.5 in
Bronze Gates from San Francisco's Bank of Italy
Located in Treasure Island, CA
piece of California (and national) history. Live like a robber baron, just add these doors/gates
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Early 20th Century American Doors and Gates

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Located in Treasure Island, CA
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Robber Baron For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the robber baron you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of plastic, bronze and metal, every robber baron was constructed with great care. Find 6 options for an antique or vintage robber baron now, or shop our selection of 5 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a robber baron — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A robber baron is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in modern, Art Deco and Baroque styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one robber baron that is appealing in its simplicity, but Studio Job (Job Smeets & Nynke Tynagel), Qeeboo and Maison Beurdeley produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Robber Baron?

Prices for a robber baron start at $175 and top out at $433,581 with the average selling for $1,204.