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Art Deco Bar Trolley in Style of Jacques Adnet with Original Mirror France 1930s
Located in Baden-Baden, DE
Art Deco bar trolley in style of Jacques Adnet Real wood veneer Handles and wheels in copper To open on one side with double doors Tabletop with old mirror (blind spots) New m...
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1930s French Art Deco Vintage Bar

Materials

Copper

Danish Teak Ice Bucket Collection by Jens Quistgaard JHQ Individually Priced
By Jens Harald Quistgaard, Dansk
Located in Ferndale, MI
Collection of six Danish teak ice buckets by Jens Quistgaard for Dansk and Nissan. Measures: Tallest 19.25" x 9.75" diameter Square: 8" wide x 8" deep x 9" tall.
Category

1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Bar

Materials

Teak

Vintage Beni Ourain Rug Hand Picked from Morocco (258 x 173 cm)
Located in Amsterdam, NL
This vintage Beni Ourain rug is personally selected in Morocco and has a soft ivory color due to the wool's natural color and are accompanied by dark grey stripes. The rugs are named...
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1980s Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Diamond Yellow Gold Dog Cufflinks
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Cute and fun spaniel dog cufflinks. Elegant and wearable, the cufflinks are a great addition to your jewelry and accessories collection. Made of 14 karat (tested) yellow gold and ac...
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1970s Vintage Bar

Materials

Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage Silver Toned Tuareg Inspired Link Bracelet
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT vintage antiqued silver toned disc links bracelet featuring tuareg pattern inspired engravings. T-bar and toggle closure. Embossed YSL Made in France. Indicativ...
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20th Century Vintage Bar

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage Jewelled Rings Necklace
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT vintage antiqued copper toned necklace featuring a double snake chain and three intertwined rings embellished with citrine color crystals. Adjustable T-bar and to...
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20th Century Vintage Bar

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage Silver Toned Tuareg Inspired Necklace
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT vintage antiqued silver tone disc links necklace featuring tuareg pattern inspired engravings. Adjustable T-bar and toggle closure. Embossed YSL Made in France. ...
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20th Century Vintage Bar

20th Century Important Italian Artist Oil on Canvas by Giancarlo Cazzaniga
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Beautiful oil painting on canvas 1960s by important Italian artist Giancarlo Cazzaniga (Monza 1930 Milano 2013). Work signed and entitled "wisteria". Work from a historic art gallery...
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1960s Italian Vintage Bar

Materials

Canvas

Early Midcentury French Art Deco Rosewood Bar Cabinet
Located in Vienna, AT
This beautiful rosewood Art Deco bar cabinet was manufactured in France, circa 1940. The bar structure consists of a palisander corpus on top of two Y-shaped legs also locking doubl...
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1940s French Art Deco Vintage Bar

Materials

Brass

1960s Vintage Italian Oval Barilla Metal Enamel Advertising Sign
Located in Milan, IT
Vintage metal enamel advertising oval sign Barilla produced in Italy, in the 1960s. The sign in blue, white and red was used on top of Barilla mono-brand display unit. It shows...
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1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Bar

Materials

Metal, Enamel

Pair of Paul McCobb for Calvin Ottomans
By Paul McCobb
Located in New York, NY
Pair of X-based ottomans with brass legs and brushed off-white vinyl upholstered seats by Paul McCobb for Calvin.
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1950s American Vintage Bar

  • Pair of Paul McCobb for Calvin Ottomans
  • Vintage Pair of Paul McCobb for Calvin Ottomans
  • Pair of Paul McCobb for Calvin Ottomans
  • Vintage Pair of Paul McCobb for Calvin Ottomans
H 17 in. W 20 in. D 20 in.
Mogens Lassen, Danish Lounge Chair, 1940s
By Mogens Lassen
Located in Munster, NRW
Mogens Lassen, wingback / upholstered lounge chair, sides and backrest curved, legs made of polished wood, with dusty green wool cover, this with small repairs. Literature: Sigvar...
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1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool, Wood

  • Mogens Lassen, Danish Lounge Chair, 1940s
  • Vintage Mogens Lassen, Danish Lounge Chair, 1940s
  • Mogens Lassen, Danish Lounge Chair, 1940s
  • Vintage Mogens Lassen, Danish Lounge Chair, 1940s
H 41.34 in. W 33.86 in. D 31.5 in.
Chinese Art Deco Carpet or Rug
Located in Chicago, IL
This is a beautiful Chinese Art Deco Rug with a desirable open field and wonderful color pallet. It has a stylized Egyptian Revival motif on each side set off by a black border. It m...
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1930s Chinese Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

1950s Stool Maple Wood Legs, Brass Ferules, Yellow Vinyl Paul McCobb Attribute
By Paul McCobb
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Cool Mid-Century Modern stool, ottoman, tapered splayed light maple wood legs with brass ferules, cool shiny coated yellow vinyl upholstery with double welting and green applied cart...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Bar

Materials

Wood

Late 20th Century Wool Hand Knotted Indian Runner Rug Red and Beige 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
This Indian runner rug is from the 1980s, hand knotted with wool. This runner carpet has typical drawings of this period, a combination of colors such as red, olive green and beige ...
Category

1980s Indian Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Wool Hand Knotted Turkey Runner Rug Orange and Black, 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
This Turkey runner rug is from the 1980s, hand knotted with wool. This runner carpet has typical geometric drawings of this period, a combination of colors such as orange, black, bl...
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1980s Turkish Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Hand Knotted Runner Rug with Wool in Red and Beige of 1970s
Located in Valencia, Spain
This Pakistan runner rug is from the 1970s, hand knotted with wool. This carpet has drawings of flowers, a combination of soft colors such as red and beige that makes it a perfect p...
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1970s Pakistani Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Hand Knotted Runner Rug with Wool in Red and Beige of 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
This Pakistan rug is from the 1980s, hand knotted with wool. This set of carpet has straight lines and a combination of soft colors such as red, yellow and beige that makes it a per...
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1980s Pakistani Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Hand Knotted Rug with Wool in Red and Beige of 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
The rugs are from the 1980s, hand knotted with wool. This set of carpet has geometric drawings, gives off a combination of soft colors such as red and beige that makes it a perfect ...
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1980s Pakistani Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Hand Knotted Rug with Wool in Beige and Red of 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
The rugs are from the 1980s, hand knotted with wool. This set of carpet has geometric drawings, gives off a combination of soft colors such as red and beige that makes it a perfect ...
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1980s Pakistani Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Wool Hand Knotted Runner Rug in Light Brown and Beige of 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
This Pakistan runner rug is from the 1980s, hand knotted with wool. This set of carpet has line drawings that forms pictures, a combination of soft colors such as light brown and be...
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1980s Pakistani Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Wool Hand Knotted Runner Rug Beige with Yellow and Red 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
This Pakistan runner rug is from the 1980s, hand knotted with wool. This set of runner carpet has line drawings that forms pictures, a combination of colors such as red, yellow and ...
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1980s Pakistani Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Handloom Wool Kilim Rug in Beige and Soft Colors of 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
This Kilim rug is from the 1980s, it was loom with wool. It has drawings of flowers and leaves make a combination of soft colors such as orange, beige and olive green that makes it ...
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1980s Afghan Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Hand Knotted Afghan Rug with Wool in Red
Located in Valencia, Spain
Afghan rug, from the 1970s, hand knotted with wool. This set of carpet has geometric drawings, gives off a combination of soft colors such as red, beige, blue and green that makes i...
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1970s Indian Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Hand Knotted Indian Rug with Orange and Beige of 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
This rug is from the 1980s, hand knotted with wool. This set of carpet has geometric drawings, gives off a combination of soft colors such as orange, beige and olive green that make...
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1980s Indian Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Hand Knotted Indian Rug with Silk in Beige of 1970s
Located in Valencia, Spain
The rugs are from the 1970s, hand knotted with silk. This set of carpet has geometric drawings, gives off a combination of soft colors such as red and beige that makes it a perfect ...
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1970s Indian Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Wool Hand Knotted Runner Rug in Red and Beige of 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
This Pakistan runner rug is from the 1980s, hand knotted with wool. This set of runner carpet has line drawings that forms pictures, a combination of colors such as red, yellow and ...
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1980s Pakistani Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Hand Knotted Rug with Wool in Red and Beige of 1980s
Located in Valencia, Spain
This Pakistan rug is from the 1980s, hand knotted with wool. This set of carpet has drawings of flowers, a combination of soft colors such as red, yellow and beige that makes it a p...
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1980s Pakistani Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Late 20th Century Hand Knotted Afghan Rug with Wool and Cotton in Red and Brown
Located in Valencia, Spain
Afghan rug, from the 1970s, hand knotted with wool and cotton. This set of carpet has geometric drawings, gives off a combination of soft colors such as red, beige and brown that ma...
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1980s Afghan Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool, Cotton

Late 20th Century Silk and Wool Hand Knotted Relief Rug Color Flowers in Beige
Located in Valencia, Spain
This Indian rug is from the 1980s, hand knotted with silk and wool. This carpet has typical drawings of flowers in different colors typical of this period, a combination of flowers ...
Category

1980s Indian Other Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool, Silk

Antique French Art Deco Cabinet from the 1920s
Located in Vienna, AT
This impressive French Art Déco cabinet was manufactured in the 1920s. The imposing structure combined with the rosewood exterior and the mahogany interior makes this a very beauti...
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1920s French Art Deco Vintage Bar

Materials

Silver Plate

  • Antique French Art Deco Cabinet from the 1920s
  • Antique French Art Deco Cabinet from the 1920s
  • Antique French Art Deco Cabinet from the 1920s
  • Antique French Art Deco Cabinet from the 1920s
H 63 in. W 34.45 in. D 17.33 in.
Vintage Ca' Rezzonico Murano Glass Chandelier from Galliano Ferro, 1940s
By Galliano Ferro
Located in Vienna, AT
Magnificent colorful Ca'Rezzonico Murano glass chandelier from Italy from the 1940s. The type of Murano Chandelier is attributed to the famous glassmaker Galliano Ferro. The colorfu...
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1940s Italian Rococo Vintage Bar

Materials

Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Lucite 2-Tier Smoke Glass Bar Cart
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Vintage Lucite bar cart with 2 thick 1/2" smoked clear glass inset shelves resting on chrome caster wheels. Excellent overall solid construction including thick beveled Lucite panels.
Category

1980s American Vintage Bar

Materials

Glass, Lucite

  • Lucite 2-Tier Smoke Glass Bar Cart
  • Lucite 2-Tier Smoke Glass Bar Cart
  • Lucite 2-Tier Smoke Glass Bar Cart
  • Lucite 2-Tier Smoke Glass Bar Cart
H 33.25 in. W 18 in. D 25.25 in.
Danish Modern Scandinavian Teak Expandable Two-Tier Bar Serving Cart
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Handsome and practical teak tea or bar cart made in Sweden. This cart can be wheeled around for serving on all new brass casters and also has a bottom shelf. The hinged top folds up ...
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1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Bar

Materials

Teak

20th Century Italian Design Drinks Trolley or Bar Cart, 1940s
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Rare drinks trolley Italian design by Osvaldo Borsani produced in Italy in the 1940s, It is made of oak wood. At the foot of the comfortable brass wheels they allow easy movement. Pe...
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1940s Italian Vintage Bar

Materials

Oak

Giant Abercrombie and Fitch Leather Elephant Bar
By Abercrombie & Fitch
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Amazing Abercrombie & Fitch elephant bar designed by Dimitri Omersa. The bar has compartments for bottles and a Lucite ice bucket.
Category

20th Century English Vintage Bar

Materials

Leather

Danish Teak Bar Trolly with Expandable Top
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This rolling Danish modern bar is in great condition. The unit features a pullout formica covered serving or chopping surface.
Category

1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Bar

Materials

Teak

  • Danish Teak Bar Trolly with Expandable Top
  • Danish Teak Bar Trolly with Expandable Top
  • Danish Teak Bar Trolly with Expandable Top
  • Danish Teak Bar Trolly with Expandable Top
H 24.75 in. W 31.25 in. D 17.75 in.
Pair of Hollywood Regency Bronze Tray Top Showcase Serving Carts or Wagons
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of bronze and glass vitrine serving tea wagons. The large brass wheels make this rolling cart easy to maneuver and give the whole a palatial look. The all beveled glass case hav...
Category

1950s French Hollywood Regency Vintage Bar

Materials

Brass

Dieter Waeckerlin Teak Shelf with Seagrass Sliding Doors a Bar or Desk, 1950s
By Behr, Dieter Waeckerlin
Located in Frankfurt / Dreieich, DE
Rare teak shelf system by Dieter Waeckerlin with seagrass sliding doors. One cabinet with a bar or a desk and one cabinet with two sliding doors. Measurements: W 178 cm, H 175 cm, ...
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1950s German Mid-Century Modern Vintage Bar

Materials

Seagrass, Glass, Teak

Machine Age Art Deco Manning Bowman Pickle Service Original Box Unused
By Manning Bowman
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco Manning Bowman Pickle service original box unused No. 339 Pickle service Stamped Manning-Bowman & Co. Meriden, Conn U.S.A. , possible Jay Ackerman design. ...
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage Bar

Materials

Chrome

Japanese Meiji Solid Silver Table Smoking Set, Kabayashi, circa 1910
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Antique early 20th century Japanese Meiji period solid silver and enamel four-piece smoking set, consisting of a cigarette box and ashtray box with removable lids, match case on four...
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20th Century Japanese Vintage Bar

Materials

Silver, Enamel

20th Century Russian Silver Gilt, Enamel & Diamond Cigarette Case, circa 1910
By Ivan Britsyn (Britzen)
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Description: Antique early 20th century Imperial Russian silver-gilt & guilloche enamel cigarette case, rectangular form with rounded corners, body enameled in translucent red ove...
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20th Century Russian Vintage Bar

Materials

Silver, Enamel

Art Deco Libbey Crystal Knickerbocker 1930s Glass Designs by Edwin Fuerst
By Libbey Glass Co.
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco Libbey crystal knickerbocker 1930s glass designs by Edwin Fuerst The iconic decanter is extremely difficult to source with the original stopper. Libbey 1942 Catalog #9782...
Category

1930s American Art Deco Vintage Bar

Materials

Crystal

Moroccan Handcrafted Thuya Wood Jewelry Box
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Decorative Moroccan handcrafted Thuya wood jewelry box. Moroccan artists continue the long tradition that creating beautiful and functional pieces from roots and branches of the rar...
Category

20th Century Moroccan Islamic Vintage Bar

Materials

Wood

Machine Age Art Deco Rockwell Kent Chase Bacchus Wine Cooler / Champagne Bucket
By Chase Brass and Copper Company, Rockwell Kent
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco Rockwell Kent Chase Bacchus handled wine cooler / champagne bucket. PRICE REDUCED Bacchus high-relief panel designed by Kent, with initials R K visible. Inci...
Category

1930s American Art Deco Vintage Bar

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Bonacina Sculptural Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Elegant pair of rattan and bamboo chairs. Made in Italy. Very good vintage condition. Great scale.
Category

1950s Italian Vintage Bar

Materials

Bamboo, Rattan

  • Bonacina Sculptural Chairs
  • Bonacina Sculptural Chairs
  • Bonacina Sculptural Chairs
  • Bonacina Sculptural Chairs
H 33 in. W 26 in. D 26.8 in.
Art Deco Dynamique Creations Johnson Furniture Co. Skyscraper Game / Card Table
By Johnson Furniture Co., David Robertson Smith, Dynamique Creations
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco Dynamique Creations Johnson Furniture Co. Skyscraper Game / Card / Chess Table David Robertson Smith Important and rare early American Art Deco Machine Age Dynamique Creati...
Category

1930s American Art Deco Vintage Bar

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Art Deco Dynamique Creations Johnson Furniture Co. Set of Four Side Chairs
By David Robertson Smith, Johnson Furniture Co.
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco Dynamique Creations set of four side chairs Johnson Furniture Co. David Robertson Smith Important Art Deco Dynamique Creations set of four side chairs for Johnson Handley ...
Category

1930s American Art Deco Vintage Bar

Materials

Wood, Leather

1940s Taupe Vintage Oushak Rug from Turkey with Light Salmon / Coral Medallion
Located in Atlanta, GA
1940s taupe vintage Oushak rug from Turkey with light salmon / coral medallion, rug tu-vey-129441, country of origin / type: Turkey / Oushak, circa 1940 This midcentury vintage Turk...
Category

1940s Turkish Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Ole Wanscher Rosewood Rocking Chair, circa 1960
By Ole Wanscher
Located in London, GB
Rare rosewood edition of the 'Senator' rocking chair, circa 1960. Produced by France and Son, Denmark. Solid Brazilian rosewood. Includes maker's stamp and badge. New cushions covere...
Category

1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool, Rosewood

  • Ole Wanscher Rosewood Rocking Chair, circa 1960
  • Ole Wanscher Rosewood Rocking Chair, circa 1960
  • Ole Wanscher Rosewood Rocking Chair, circa 1960
  • Ole Wanscher Rosewood Rocking Chair, circa 1960
H 30.71 in. W 26.78 in. D 28.35 in.
Early Goodform Chair by General Fireproofing
By GoodForm, General Fireproofing Company
Located in Sagaponack, NY
An early GoodForm armchairin original finish. Made of cast and formed aluminum with a slatted undulating back and thin leather pad on the top of the backrest.
Category

1930s American Industrial Vintage Bar

Materials

Aluminum

  • Early Goodform Chair by General Fireproofing
  • Early Goodform Chair by General Fireproofing
  • Early Goodform Chair by General Fireproofing
  • Early Goodform Chair by General Fireproofing
H 33.75 in. W 18.5 in. D 17.5 in.
Handmade Vintage French Aubusson Rug, 1980s, 1Q0040
Located in Bordeaux, FR
Handmade vintage French Aubusson rug made in wool. It is from the end of 20th century in original good condition. - Condition: Original good, - circa 1980s, - Size: 9' x 12....
Category

1980s French Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Handmade Vintage French Aubusson Rug, 1980s, 1Q0021
Located in Bordeaux, FR
Handmade vintage classic French Aubusson rug. It is from the end of 20th century in original good condition. - Condition: original good, - circa 1980s, - Size: 12' x 15' (36...
Category

1980s French Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Vintage French Tapestry, 1950s, 1Q0014
Located in Bordeaux, FR
Vintage French wall-hanging tapestry in original good condition. It has been made in the middle of 20th century in wool. - Condition: Original good, - circa 1950s, - Size: 2...
Category

1950s French Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Handmade Vintage French Aubusson Rug, 1980s, 1Q0028
Located in Bordeaux, FR
Handmade vintage classic French Aubusson rug. It is from the end of 20th century in original good condition. - Condition: original good, - circa 1980s, - Size: 2.8' x 4.10' ...
Category

1980s French Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Handmade Vintage French Aubusson Rug, 1980s, 1Q0029
Located in Bordeaux, FR
Handmade vintage Classic French Aubusson rug. It is from the end of 20th century in original good condition. -Condition: original good, -circa: 1980s, -Size: 2.8' x 4.10' (7...
Category

1980s French Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Handmade Vintage French Aubusson Rug, 1980s, 1Q0030
Located in Bordeaux, FR
Handmade vintage Classic French Aubusson rug. It is from the end of 20th century in original good condition. - Condition: original good, - circa 1980s, - Size: 2.7' x 4.10' ...
Category

1980s French Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Handmade Vintage French Aubusson Rug, 1980s, 1Q0027
Located in Bordeaux, FR
Handmade vintage classic French Aubusson rug. It is from the end of 20th century in original good condition. - Condition: Original good, - circa 1980s, - Size: 9.2' x 12.1' ...
Category

1980s French Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Pair of Modernsit Geometric Antonín Kybal Small Carpets/Rugs, 1950s
Located in Praha, CZ
- 1950s - designer: A. Kybal - good original condition (see the pictures) - publicated in books + catalogues (see the photos)
Category

1950s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

Handmade Antique Malayer Style Rug, 1920s, 1B26
Located in Bordeaux, FR
Handmade antique Persian Malayer rug in black and olive shades with some red accent. The rug is distressed, in original condition.  
Category

1920s Vintage Bar

Materials

Wool

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Vintage Bar For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic vintage bar available at 1stDibs. Each vintage bar for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using fabric, wool and metal. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer vintage bar, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right vintage bar, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco and Scandinavian Modern styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one vintage bar that is appealing in its simplicity, but Aldo Tura, Milo Baughman and Carl Auböck produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Vintage Bar?

Prices for a vintage bar start at $1 and top out at $1,307,135 with the average selling for $2,413.

Finding the Right Rugs and Carpets for You

Carpets and rugs have been around for thousands of years. Prehistoric humans turned to animal skin, wool and fur to craft simple fabrics to soften hard terrain. A 2016 study suggests that "cave lions" were hunted for exactly this purpose, and that decorating your cave with their pelts may have conferred strength and prestige. Although many of these early textiles are still in existence, tracing their precise origins is difficult. Carpets quickly became such a valuable trade commodity that the weavings could easily travel far from their places of origin. 

The oldest known carpet was found in southern Siberia. (It may have traveled there from Persepolis in Iran.) For the flat-weave floor rugs crafted by Native Americans, cotton was the primary material before sheep’s wool was introduced in the 16th century. In Europe, carpet-making was fundamental to folk art, and Asian carpets imported to European countries were at one time considered a precious luxury and not intended to remain permanently on the floor. 

In modern usage, “carpet” typically denotes a wall-to-wall floor cushioning that is fixed to the floor. Rugs, on the other hand, are designed to cover a specific area and can easily be moved to new locations. However, the terms are interchangeable in many parts of the world, and, in the end, it won’t matter what you decide to call it. Good vintage rugs have made their way into homes across the globe, becoming fixtures used for comfort, prayer and self-expression, so choosing the right area rug is officially a universal endeavor.

It’s well known that a timeless Persian rug, Moroccan berber rug (see our guide) or vintage Turkish rug can warm any interior, but if you’re looking for something unexpected, find a runner rug that pops in your hallway or on your stairs. Dig for dazzling geometric patterns in our inventory of mid-century modern rugs and carpets, which includes works designed by the likes of Swedish textile master Märta Måås-Fjetterström and other artisans. 

With the variety of area rugs and carpets rolled out for you on 1stDibs — a collection that includes traditional, modern, minimalist rugs and other coverings of all kinds — things will be looking up every time you’re looking down.