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Midcentury Tea Cart
Located in Pompano Beach, FL
Midcentury glass and wood tea cart attributed to Rohde.
Category

Vintage 1930s American Carts and Bar Carts

  • Midcentury Tea Cart
  • Midcentury Tea Cart
  • Midcentury Tea Cart
  • Midcentury Tea Cart
H 32 in W 34 in D 17 in
Rare Chinoiserie Tea Cart
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
1480 Rare hand decorated tea cart with storage drawer Drop down shelves 43"when open
Category

Vintage 1940s Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Hardwood

  • Rare Chinoiserie Tea Cart
  • Rare Chinoiserie Tea Cart
  • Rare Chinoiserie Tea Cart
  • Rare Chinoiserie Tea Cart
H 28 in W 25 in D 17 in
Italian Conical Tea Cart
By Carlo Mollino, Ico Parisi
Located in Dronten, NL
Wonderful little tea cart made in Italy, circa 1950. The piece is still in all original condition.
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Glass, Maple

  • Italian Conical Tea Cart
  • Italian Conical Tea Cart
  • Italian Conical Tea Cart
  • Italian Conical Tea Cart
H 22.45 in W 23.63 in D 18.12 in
Contemporary Hardwood Tea Cart
By Rahyja Afrange
Located in Sao Paulo, SP
This bar cart or tea cart is made of tropical Brazilian hardwood. It evokes the ancient ritual of
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2010s Brazilian Minimalist Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

  • Contemporary Hardwood Tea Cart
  • Contemporary Hardwood Tea Cart
  • Contemporary Hardwood Tea Cart
  • Contemporary Hardwood Tea Cart
H 27.56 in W 17.72 in D 45.28 in
Vintage Industrial Wicker Tea Cart
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Unique vintage modern two-tier tea cart featuring a painted white metal frame, wicker top, and set
Category

Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

  • Vintage Industrial Wicker Tea Cart
  • Vintage Industrial Wicker Tea Cart
  • Vintage Industrial Wicker Tea Cart
  • Vintage Industrial Wicker Tea Cart
H 29.5 in W 42 in D 24 in
Signed Charles Hollis Jones Tea Cart
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Excellent condition. Vintage tea cart. Signed by Charles Hollis Jones.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Nickel

Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Forma, 1950s
By Forma Brazil, Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler
Located in Deerfield Beach, FL
Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Forma, 1960s Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart manufactured by Forma
Category

Vintage 1950s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Wood, Formica

  • Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Forma, 1950s
  • Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Forma, 1950s
  • Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Forma, 1950s
  • Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Forma, 1950s
H 19.69 in W 25.99 in D 23.63 in
Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Brazilian Designer, 1960s
Located in Deerfield Beach, FL
Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Brazilian Designer, 1960s Mid-Century Brazilian Tea Cart by
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Vintage 1960s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Glass, Wood

Italian Tea Cart with Mirrored Shelves, circa 1940
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian tea cart with rose colored mirrored shelves and removable tray.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Metal

Italian Brass Bar or Tea Cart
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Italian 2-tier solid brass bar (or tea cart) with bottle holder and inset glass shelves. Has nice
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

  • Italian Brass Bar or Tea Cart
  • Italian Brass Bar or Tea Cart
  • Italian Brass Bar or Tea Cart
  • Italian Brass Bar or Tea Cart
H 26 in W 28 in D 15.75 in
Danish Modern Tea Cart with Cane Shelf
By Johannes Andersen
Located in Kalamazoo, MI
Beautiful Danish modern tea cart with teak top, oak legs and handles and a woven cane shelf
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Card Tables and Tea Tables

Materials

Cane, Oak, Teak

  • Danish Modern Tea Cart with Cane Shelf
  • Danish Modern Tea Cart with Cane Shelf
  • Danish Modern Tea Cart with Cane Shelf
  • Danish Modern Tea Cart with Cane Shelf
H 23 in W 18.75 in D 33 in
Baroque Bronze Two Tier Bar or Tea Cart
Located in Miami, FL
Gorgeous bronze Baroque 2 tier bar or tea cart. under the with wood shelves. Features a heavy
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Antique Late 19th Century Spanish Baroque Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Bronze

  • Baroque Bronze Two Tier Bar or Tea Cart
  • Baroque Bronze Two Tier Bar or Tea Cart
  • Baroque Bronze Two Tier Bar or Tea Cart
  • Baroque Bronze Two Tier Bar or Tea Cart
H 30.52 in W 33.08 in D 20.87 in
Baroque Bronze Two Tier Bar or Tea Cart
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Gorgeous bronze Baroque 2 tier bar or tea cart. Stamped "Made in Portugal" under the top mirrored
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Early 20th Century Portuguese Baroque Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Bronze

Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Brazilian Designer, 1960s
Located in Deerfield Beach, FL
Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Brazilian Designer, 1960s This beautiful tea cart, manufactured by
Category

Vintage 1960s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Metal

Mid Century Modern Solid Brass Oval Tea Cart Rolling Bar
By Mastercraft
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice quality craftsmanship mid century modern solid brass tea cart.
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Geraldo de Barros, 1950s
By Geraldo de Barros, Unilabor
Located in Deerfield Beach, FL
Mid-Century Modern Tea Cart by Geraldo de Barros, 1950s Geraldo de Barros crafted an ingenious
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Vintage 1950s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Metal

Vintage Trolley Tea Cart or Beautiful Bar Cart, 1960s
Located in Oostrum-Venray, NL
Vintage Trolley tea cart or beautiful bar cart, 1960s This is a beautiful trolley from the
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Tiled Tea-Cart with Removable Trays, Brazil, 1960s
Located in Deerfield Beach, FL
Brazilian Mid-Century Modern tile and hardwood tea-cart or bar-cart, Brazil, 1960s. Structured
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Vintage 1960s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Metal

Mid-Century Modern Two-Story Tea Cart by Celina Decorações, Brazil, 1960s
By Celina Decoracoes
Located in Deerfield Beach, FL
Mid-Century Modern Two-Story Tea Cart by Celina Decorações, Brazil, 1960s This elegant two-tier
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Vintage 1960s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Metal

1960s Midcentury Trolley Serving Cart Bamboo Wicker Tea Cart
Located in Mannheim, DE
Very beautiful and decorative 1960s tea cart/serving trolley. Made of bamboo and wicker, black
Category

Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Bamboo, Rattan

Mid-Century Modern Two-Story Tea Cart by Celina Decorações, Brazil, 1960s
By Celina Decoracoes
Located in Deerfield Beach, FL
Mid-Century Modern two-story tea cart by Celina Decorações, Brazil, 1960s. This elegant two-tier
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Vintage 1960s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Metal

Wrought Iron Tea Cart Garden Furniture
Located in Miami, FL
Wrought iron tea cart. Perfect for a collected garden of potted plants, or extra kitchen storage
Category

2010s Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

  • Wrought Iron Tea Cart Garden Furniture
  • Wrought Iron Tea Cart Garden Furniture
  • Wrought Iron Tea Cart Garden Furniture
  • Wrought Iron Tea Cart Garden Furniture
H 30.5 in W 35 in D 15.5 in
Walnut Slatted Tea Cart by Mel Smilow
By Mel Smilow
Located in New York, NY
Originally designed by Mel Smilow in 1950 and reintroduced in 2022, the Slatted Tea Cart is a two
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar ...

Materials

Brass

  • Walnut Slatted Tea Cart by Mel Smilow
  • Walnut Slatted Tea Cart by Mel Smilow
  • Walnut Slatted Tea Cart by Mel Smilow
  • Walnut Slatted Tea Cart by Mel Smilow
H 23.5 in W 36 in D 20 in
1960s Danish Modern Teak Bar Cart, Bar Trolley, Tea Cart by BRDR FURBO Denmark
By BRDR Furbo
Located in Monrovia, CA
Mid Century Danish Modern teak bar cart by BRDR FURBO Made in Spøttrup Denmark, Tea Trolley. 1960s
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Wood, Teak

Mid Century Italian Modern Polished Brass & Glass Three Tier Oval Bar Tea Cart
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid-Century Italian Modern polished brass three-tier oval bar or tea cart. Item features a
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

Ebonized Oak and Glass Tea Cart in the style of Gilbert Rohde
By Gilbert Rohde
Located in Dorchester, MA
In the style of Gilbert Rohde in the 1930s, this tea cart comprises an ebonized oak frame, two
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Glass, Oak

Baker Drop Leaf Mahogany Banded Inlay Tea Cart Server Cart with Glass Tray
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Baker drop leaf mahoganybanded inlay tea cart server cart with pull out glass tray. Item features
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Mid-20th Century North American Federal Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Glass, Mahogany

Scandinavian Modern Vintage White Alvar Aalto Tea Cart 900 Artek, 1937, Finland
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Vienna, AT
Scandinavian modern Oorganic vintage tea cart 900 by Alvar Aalto for Artek designed 1937 Finland
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Late 20th Century Finnish Scandinavian Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Birch

Vintage Wooden Trolley and Side Table or Tea Cart from the 1960s
Located in Oostrum-Venray, NL
Vintage wooden trolley and side table or tea cart from the 1960s. Beautiful serving cart from
Category

Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Wood

Aldo Tura Milano Italy Goatskin and Brass Bar/Tea Cart on Wheels circa 1960-70s
By Aldo Tura
Located in Miami, FL
Aldo Tura Milano Italy Goatskin and Brass Bar/Tea Cart on Wheels circa 1960-70s Offered for sale
Category

20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

Modernist Mid Century Modern Vintage Ash Brass Bar Cart or Tea Cart 1960s Vienna
Located in Vienna, AT
Modernist Mid century Modern vintage bar cart or tea cart from brass and ash attributed to Oswald
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

19th Century 3 Tier Trolley Tea Cart
Located in Pasadena, TX
19th century Trolley Tea Cart Sometimes referred to as a "Dumbwaiter" this 3 tier piece has
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Victorian Dry Bars

Materials

Mahogany

  • 19th Century 3 Tier Trolley Tea Cart
  • 19th Century 3 Tier Trolley Tea Cart
  • 19th Century 3 Tier Trolley Tea Cart
  • 19th Century 3 Tier Trolley Tea Cart
H 39.5 in W 41.25 in D 16 in
Vintage American Metal Tea Cart Serving Cart
Located in Germantown, MD
Vintage metal bar cart in excellent condition. Solid wheels. Removable Trays. No rust.  
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Metal

Mid-Century Modern Bamboo Tea Cart, Garden Furniture
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern bamboo tea cart, Fabulous from the 1950s. Made in bamboo with four wheels
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Bamboo

Mid-Century Modern Bamboo Tea Cart, Garden Furniture
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern bamboo tea cart, Fabulous from the 1950s. Made in bamboo with two large wheels
Category

Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Bamboo

Italian Brass Faux Bamboo Bar Tea Cart
Located in Palm Springs, CA
1950s Italian brass faux bamboo two-tier bar or serving cart with newer dark charcoal mirrored
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

1960s Sculptural Woven Rattan Bar Tea Cart
By McGuire
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
The rare woven sculptural rattan cart is statement piece which is also extremely comfortable and
Category

Vintage 1960s Philippine Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Rattan, Wood

Mid-Century Tea Cart Model 901 Trolley by Alvar Aalto for Artek, Finland, 1950s
By Alvar Aalto, Artek
Located in Vorst, BE
Tea Cart or Trolley model 901 designed by Aino and Alvar Aalto for Artek. Made in Finland
Category

Late 20th Century Finnish Scandinavian Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Birch, Plywood

Teak Bar/Tea Cart by Remploy, USA, 1960s
By Remploy
Located in Miami, FL
Gorgeous small tea/bar cart. Very on trend.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Teak

Mid-Century Bamboo Tea Cart by Flicks Reed
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This rustic style rolling cart is ready for entertaining! Dark bamboo frame with accenting rattan
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Bamboo, Rattan

Tea Cart by John Keal for Brown Saltman
By Brown Saltman, John Keal
Located in Hudson, NY
Wonderfully designed multi purpose rolling serving cart. Maple, brass, plastic. Retains original
Category

Vintage 1940s American Carts and Bar Carts

  • Tea Cart by John Keal for Brown Saltman
  • Tea Cart by John Keal for Brown Saltman
  • Tea Cart by John Keal for Brown Saltman
  • Tea Cart by John Keal for Brown Saltman
H 27 in W 35.75 in D 19.5 in
Antique Salterini Mt Vernon Wrought Iron Art Nouveau Serving Bar Tea Cart
By Salterini
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique Salterini Mt Vernon Wrought Iron Art Nouveau Serving Bar Tea Cart. Circa Mid 20th Century
Category

Mid-20th Century Art Nouveau Barware

Materials

Wrought Iron

Alvar Aalto Tea Cart Model 900, Artek 1960s
By Alvar Aalto, Artek
Located in Helsinki, FI
and pragmatic tea cart is made in the style of Scandinavian modern design. The trolley features
Category

Vintage 1960s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Ceramic, Rattan, Birch

  • Alvar Aalto Tea Cart Model 900, Artek 1960s
  • Alvar Aalto Tea Cart Model 900, Artek 1960s
  • Alvar Aalto Tea Cart Model 900, Artek 1960s
  • Alvar Aalto Tea Cart Model 900, Artek 1960s
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H 23.23 in W 25.6 in D 35.44 in
Fine Silvered Metal Italian Swan Mirrored Tea Cart Liquor Trolley Bar Cart
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a charming and sweet looking mirrored bar cart or tea cart. The cart is in good condition
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Neoclassical Revival Serving Tables

Materials

Metal

Vintage Mid Century Modern Gold Metal 2 Tier Rolling Bar Tea Cart Server
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid Century Modern Gold Metal 2 Tier Rolling Bar Tea Cart Server with Glass Shelves. Circa
Category

Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Metal

Vintage Mid Century Modern Gold Metal 2 Tier Rolling Bar Tea Cart Server
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid Century Modern Gold Metal 2 Tier Rolling Bar Tea Cart Server with Glass Shelves. Circa
Category

Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Metal

Cast Aluminum Garden Patio Terrace Lattice Serving Bar Table Pool Tea Cart
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Cast Aluminum Garden Patio Terrace Rolling Serving Bar Table Pool Tea Cart. Item features a heavy
Category

Early 20th Century Hollywood Regency Barware

Materials

Aluminum

Jorge Zalszupin tea cart L'Atelier Brazil 1959
By Jorge Zalszupin
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
. This tea cart is kept as original as possible, the wood has been refinished but the black painted metal
Category

Vintage 1950s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Serving Tables

Materials

Brass

  • Jorge Zalszupin tea cart L'Atelier Brazil 1959
  • Jorge Zalszupin tea cart L'Atelier Brazil 1959
  • Jorge Zalszupin tea cart L'Atelier Brazil 1959
  • Jorge Zalszupin tea cart L'Atelier Brazil 1959
H 27.96 in W 44.49 in D 18.9 in
Chrome Tinted Smoked Glass Rolling Tea Cart with Concealed Wheels
By Design Institute America, Milo Baughman
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Italian Mid Century modern chrome cart with concealed wheels.
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Chrome

Edwardian Industrial Hotel Tea Cart, Beverage Cart, Serving Cart, Circa 1890's
Located in Buffalo, NY
Handled rolling and folding iron hotel beverage trolley, serving cart, dry bar. Tea. Coffee. Plants
Category

Antique 1890s American Industrial Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Metal, Iron

Midcentury Brass with Ceramic Hand-Painted Tray Bar Tea Cart
Located in Antwerp, BE
Italian brass serving table or liquor trolley. Elegant liquor trolley or serving table with brass frame which supports the removable hand painted tray with beautiful flowers. Quali...
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

Faux Bamboo Brass Gallery Two Tier Rectangular Rolling Bar Tea Cart
By Mastercraft
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern faux bamboo brass rolling bar cart. Beautiful craftsmanship and design detail
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Brass

Henry P. Glass Rolling Bar Tea Cart Cabinet by Fleetwood Furniture Company
By Henry P. Glass
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Listed for sale is a circa 1956 vintage rolling cart designed by Henry P. Glass and produced by the
Category

Vintage 1950s American Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Steel

Midcentury Italian Gold Gilt Metal Rope and Tassels Glass Top Bar Tea Cart Wheel
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice mid-century modern metal rope tea or bar cart. Nice vintage condition with some patina
Category

20th Century American Hollywood Regency Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Wrought Iron

1950s Alvar and Aino Aalto for Artek Tea Cart 900 in Birch and Rattan
By Aino Aalto, Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This is an original ‘Tea Trolley 900’ Modern Cart, designed in 1937 by Aino and Alvar Aalto for the
Category

Vintage 1950s Finnish Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Rattan, Birch

Vintage Italian Bar Cart
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage bar cart. Can also be used for a tea cart. Very pretty. Sturdy.
Category

Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Metal

  • Vintage Italian Bar Cart
  • Vintage Italian Bar Cart
  • Vintage Italian Bar Cart
  • Vintage Italian Bar Cart
H 28 in W 18 in D 29 in
Two-Tier Bar Cart
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage bamboo style tea cart with round glass shelves. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ
Category

Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Glass

  • Two-Tier Bar Cart
  • Two-Tier Bar Cart
  • Two-Tier Bar Cart
  • Two-Tier Bar Cart
H 24 in W 27 in D 20 in
Mid-Century Bauhaus Wrought Iron Tea Trolley Bar Cart
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Delightful 1940's mini bar/tea cart formed of wrought iron rod with Masonite shelves. It's spare
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Wrought Iron

Mid Century Round Tea or Bar Cart, Denmark, 20th Century
Located in Belmont, MA
Mid century round tea or bar cart, Denmark 20th century. Teakwood. The small cart or side table
Category

Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Teak

Alvar Aalto Tea Trolley / Bar Cart Model 900 for Artek. Birch and Rattan.
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in Kansas City, MO
Alvar Aalto iconic Tea Cart 900 produced by Artek. This example is in very good condition with few
Category

Vintage 1960s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Carts and Bar Carts

Materials

Rattan, Birch

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Tea Cart For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal piece of tea cart for your home. Frequently made of metal, wood and brass, every item from our selection of tea cart was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a choice in our collection of tea cart, we have 604 options in-stock, while there are 8 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect object in our assortment of tea cart — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. Each option in this array of tea cart bearing Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency or Scandinavian Modern hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made piece of tea cart over the years, but those crafted by Aldo Tura, Cesare Lacca and Alvar Aalto are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Tea Cart?

A piece of tea cart can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,949, while the lowest priced sells for $5 and the highest can go for as much as $28,000.

Finding the Right bar-carts for You

Forever a sleek and elegant furnishing that evokes luxury and sophistication, a vintage bar cart will prove both functional and fabulous in your living room.

Bar carts as we know them were originally conceived as tea trolleys — a modest-sized table on wheels, sometimes featuring both an upper and lower shelf — to help facilitate tea service during the Victorian era in England. Modern bar carts weren’t really a common fixture in American interiors until after the end of Prohibition in the 1930s, when they were rolled onto the sets of Hollywood films. There, they suggested wealth and status in the dining rooms of affluent characters.

As tough as the 1930s had been on the average working American, the postwar era yielded economic stability and growth in homeownership. Increasingly, bar carts designed by the likes of Edward Wormley and other furniture makers became an integral part of sunken living rooms across the United States in the 1950s.

Bar carts were a must-have addition to the sensuous and sleek low-profile furnishings that we now call mid-century modern, each outfitted with the finest spirits and savory snacks that people had to offer. And partially owing to critical darlings like Mad Men, vintage cocktail carts have since seen a resurgence and have even become a selling point in restaurants.

Bar carts not only boast tremendous utilitarian value but also introduce a fun, nostalgic dynamic to the layout of your space, be it in the bar area or elsewhere. In addition to showcasing your favorite bottles of rye and local small-batch gin — or juices and mocktail ingredients — there is an undeniable allure to stacking statement glassware, vintage martini cocktail shakers and Art Deco decanter sets atop your fully stocked mid-century modern bar cart. And one size or style doesn’t fit all — an evolution of cocktail cart design throughout history has yielded all manner of metal bar carts, rattan carts and more.

We invite you to add a few more dashes of class to cocktail hour — peruse the vast collection of antique and vintage carts and bar carts on 1stDibs today.

Questions About Tea Cart
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 17, 2023
    Tea carts were popular from the early 19th century through the 1930s. However, some people still use tea carts for serving or as decorative accents in their homes. Shop a range of tea carts on 1stDibs.