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Vintage Mid-Modern Century Lucite Z Shaped End Side Table
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Vintage Mid-Modern Century Lucite Z shaped end side table.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Lucite

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Rosewood Ebony & Chrome End Table Milo Baughman Style
By Knoll, Milo Baughman, Florence Knoll
Located in Topeka, KS
Absolutely wonderful Mid-Century Modern rosewood, ebony or ebonized wood and chrome Milo Baughman or Knoll style end table. In excellent vintage condition. Save me from myself and b...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Chrome

Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Modern Mahogany Triangle or Tripod Lamp End Table
Located in Atlanta, GA
What a beauty! The perfect height and size side table for your sofa or a lounge chair, this tripod table features round tapered legs with brass sabots (some call them ferrule or caps...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Mahogany, Wood

Vintage Henredon End-Table
By Henredon
Located in Livingston, NJ
Midcentury Henredon wood end-table. Newly painted white and decoupaged with a whimsical gemstone tissue paper and finally trimmed in black on the feet and around the raised moldings ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Wood

  • Vintage Henredon End-Table
  • Vintage Henredon End-Table
  • Vintage Henredon End-Table
  • Vintage Henredon End-Table
H 25 in. W 22 in. D 18 in.
Vintage 50's End Table
Located in Hudson, NY
This end table design,most often seen as a coffee table, is after a design by Isamu Noguchi. Almost immediately considered a classical design of the time this table is most likely a...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Glass

  • Vintage 50's End Table
  • Vintage 50's End Table
  • Vintage 50's End Table
  • Vintage 50's End Table
H 26.25 in. Dm 32 in.
Pair of End Tables Vintage Industrial X-Base Wood and Metal Mid-Century Modern
Located in Oakville, CT
Vintage Industrial X-base wood and metal end tables. Beautiful pair of Mid-Century Modern style side or end tables. In great condition with new wood tops. Measures: 35" x 20&quo...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Metal

Vintage Modern Mirrored End Table
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This vintage mirrored end table makes a stylish modern addition to any interior. Great lamp table or sofa side table makes this a versatile Mid-Century addition to any interior. Plea...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Mirror

  • Vintage Modern Mirrored End Table
  • Vintage Modern Mirrored End Table
  • Vintage Modern Mirrored End Table
  • Vintage Modern Mirrored End Table
H 21 in. W 23.5 in. D 23.5 in.
Pair of Vintage End Tables
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage modern side tables with storage. Attractive top skirt, closed storage with small drawer, warm walnut color. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dealer).   
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Wood

  • Pair of Vintage End Tables
  • Pair of Vintage End Tables
  • Pair of Vintage End Tables
  • Pair of Vintage End Tables
H 29.5 in. W 25 in. D 16 in.
Vintage Goatskin End Table, Colombia
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Midcentury lacquered goat skin end table from Colombia features Karl Springer style design with unique bowed legs and sculptural design. Ideal sofa side table or end table for home o...
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Vintage 1960s Colombian Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Goatskin, Wood

  • Vintage Goatskin End Table, Colombia
  • Vintage Goatskin End Table, Colombia
  • Vintage Goatskin End Table, Colombia
  • Vintage Goatskin End Table, Colombia
H 25 in. W 28 in. D 21 in.
1950s Rare Early Paul McCobb Iron Rod Birch Sofa End Tables Vintage Mid-Century
By Paul McCobb, Winchendon Furniture (Planner Group)
Located in Washington, DC
1950s rare early Paul McCobb iron rod sofa end tables. Pair of solid staved Canadian Birch surfaces on 1/2 inch iron rod bases and plastic feet on each leg tip. One wooden Tabletop ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Iron

Vintage Paul McCobb End Table for Calvin
By Paul McCobb
Located in Pasadena, TX
Paul McCobb His Planner Group, manufactured by Winchendon Furniture Company, was among the best selling contemporary furniture lines of the 1950s and was in continuous production fr...
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Vintage 1970s North American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Vintage Modern Lucite End Table after Karl Springer
By Karl Springer
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This unique low end table features unique two-tone Lucite/acrylic construction and makes a stylish Mid-Century Modern addition to home or business seating arrangement. Karl Springer ...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Acrylic, Lucite

Vintage Modern Two-Tier End Tables by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This vintage pair of end tables features stylish Mid-Century design with a beautiful walnut finish. Unique two-tier design with tapered legs and stretchers ensuring sturdiness. This ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

  • Vintage Modern Two-Tier End Tables by Lane
  • Vintage Modern Two-Tier End Tables by Lane
  • Vintage Modern Two-Tier End Tables by Lane
  • Vintage Modern Two-Tier End Tables by Lane
H 21.25 in. W 28 in. D 19 in.
Pair of Vintage Z Shape End Tables by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish pair of vintage modern "Z" shaped end tables by Lane make a striking and visually impressive addition to any room. Whether used as bedroom nightstands or sofa side table...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Oak

  • Pair of Vintage Z Shape End Tables by Lane
  • Pair of Vintage Z Shape End Tables by Lane
  • Pair of Vintage Z Shape End Tables by Lane
  • Pair of Vintage Z Shape End Tables by Lane
H 21.75 in. W 22 in. D 28 in.
Vintage Modern Marble-Top End Table by Drexel
By Drexel
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish midcentury end table features quality Drexel construction with spacious shelved cabinet storage. Vintage marble-top creates a beautiful contrast with the vintage walnut ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Marble

  • Vintage Modern Marble-Top End Table by Drexel
  • Vintage Modern Marble-Top End Table by Drexel
  • Vintage Modern Marble-Top End Table by Drexel
  • Vintage Modern Marble-Top End Table by Drexel
H 23.25 in. W 26.5 in. D 17.5 in.
Vintage Hans Bellmann Round Tripod End Table for Knoll
By Knoll, Hans Bellmann
Located in San Jose, CA
Mid-Century Modern occasional round table designed by Hans Bellmann for Knoll, circa 1948. This piece features a two-toned maple top supported by an ebonized tripod wood base. Top ...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Maple

Pair of Vintage Modern Marble and Brass End Tables
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This striking pair of vintage modern end tables feature mid-century Italian style design with a mixture of brass and marble for an elegant addition to home or business. Perfect pair ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Marble, Brass

Vintage Meadowcraft Dogwood Wrought Iron Outdoor Square Accent End Table
By Meadowcraft
Located in Wilmington, DE
What a find. Offered is a vintage wrought iron dining table with a dogwood-leaf design and a removable glass top. Perfect for an outdoor patio space! Attributed to Meadowcraft's 'Dog...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Wrought Iron

Fabulous Vintage Founders Furniture Cabinet Style End Table Chest
By Founders Furniture Company
Located in Topeka, KS
Gorgeous and unique cabinet style end table by Founders Furniture. It is in remarkably great vintage condition. We believe circa 1965. This is a fabulous chest style end table by ...
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Mid-20th Century American Brutalist End Tables

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Wood

Vintage Side Table Rosewood Folding Marquetry Low, Mid-20th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage side table, a rosewood, folding table with marquetry inlay dating to the mid-20th century. A versatile and attractive low table presented in excellent vintage co...
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Mid-20th Century Asian Arts and Crafts End Tables

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Wood

Pair of Vintage Modern Circular End Tables with Illustrated Tops
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Stylish pair of vintage modern end tables. Intricate abstract illustrations span the surface of the tabletops. Interesting additions to any modern interior. Please confirm item locat...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Laminate

Restored Pair of Vintage End Tables or Nightstands by Baker
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Atlanta, GA
A stunning pair of vintage end tables or nightstands by Baker, circa 1960. Expert Walnut construction with beautiful detail. Pewter over solid brass hardware. Heavy, beautifully made...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Vintage Karl Springer Style End Table in Faux Skin Finish
By Karl Springer
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage Springer inspired side table wrapped in an attractive faux snake skin. Deep curves around the edges with a square base. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dea...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Vintage Italian Hollywood Regency Tole Gilt End Table, circa 1960
Located in Camden, ME
Vintage Italian Hollywood Regency glass top end table decorated with branches of wheat gracefully bound to a gilt tripod base. Good vintage condition with nice patina. This tab...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Metal

Vintage Ranch Oak Drawered End Table Acorn Brown Finish by A. Brandt
By A. Brandt Ranch Oak Furniture
Located in Topeka, KS
Amazing drawered end table by A. Brandt comprised of solid ranch oak with Acorn Brown finish. Wonderful vintage condition. The top has been refinished and minor repairs have been mad...
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Mid-20th Century American Rustic End Tables

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Oak

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Hollywood Regency Chrome Brass X-Form Side Table Pair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Pair of very striking vintage Mid-Century Modern/Hollywood Regency X-form chrome and brass glass top side tables. The tables feature a super sleek modern design with seamless joints,...
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Mid-20th Century Hollywood Regency End Tables

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Metal

Divine Restored Pair of Vintage Split Bamboo End Tables, circa 1975
Located in Atlanta, GA
These magnificent end tables are shipped as professionally photographed and described in the listing narrative: Completely Installation Ready. A stellar pair of vintage split bamb...
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Vintage 1970s Unknown Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Bamboo, Mahogany

Vintage Pair of Oil Spot Finish Parsons End Tables by Heritage
By Edward Wormley, Henredon
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful pair of Vintage Henredon Parsons tables in the manner of Milo Baughman and Edward Wormley for Dunbar.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Wood

Pair of Vintage End Tables in the Style of Paul Evans
By Paul Evans
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This pair of mirrored midcentury end tables features Paul Evans style design, combining sturdy chrome bases with glass tops. Perfect modernist addition to any home or business. Pleas...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Chrome

Vintage Italian Hollywood Regency End Table with a Creative Twist of Color
Located in Camden, ME
Vintage Italian Hollywood Regency end table with a twist. This is beautifully fun boldly painted wheat branches gracefully bound to a tripod base. At our Laguna Beach, CA location. ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Metal

Vintage Large Modern Square End Tables in Stainless Steel Black Laminate Tops
Located in Topeka, KS
Very handsome pair of stainless steel based large square end tables with black laminate tops. They are in wonderful vintage condition. The stainless may have some small signs of age ...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Stainless Steel

Vintage French Regency Style Red Leather Top Mahogany Lamp End Tables, a Pair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage French Regency style red leather top mahogany lamp end tables - a pair. Item features red tooled leather tops, lower shelf, solid wood frame, beautiful wood grain, very nice ...
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Mid-20th Century North American Regency End Tables

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Leather, Mahogany

Pair of Vintage Weiman Kameo French Regency Style Bonded Walnut End Tables
By Weiman
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Pair of vintage Weiman Kameo French Regency style bonded walnut end tables. Items feature custom glass tops, beautiful wood grain, nicely carved details, brass accents, original labe...
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Mid-20th Century American Regency End Tables

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Glass, Walnut

Chrome and Glass Milo Baughman Attributed Parsons Style End Table Vintage Modern
By Milo Baughman
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome chrome and glass Parsons style end table attributed to Milo Baughman, circa 1970. In wonderful vintage condition with no outstanding flaws we have been able to detect. UPDAT...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Chrome

Pair of European Vintage Bronze End Tables with New Mirrored Tops and Shelves
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of French or Italian bronze end tables from the mid-20th century, with new distressed mirrored tops and shelves. Each of this pair of end tables features an elegant bronze str...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Bronze

Beautiful Restored Pair of Large-Scale Vintage Campaign End Tables by Henredon
By Henredon
Located in Atlanta, GA
An exceptional pair of large-scale Campaign style end tables by Henredon, circa 1975. Lovely hardwood case with a single drawer atop handsome rattan base with leather accents. Fabulo...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Leather, Rattan, Hardwood

Vintage Black Turned Leg Drawered End Table with Matador & Bull Tile Insert Top
By Zenon
Located in Topeka, KS
Awesome and unusual vintage end table, side table, or bedside table. Undoubtedly made in Mexico. It has a black painted finish, turned legs, a drawer, and an eight-piece signed tile ...
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Mid-20th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial End Tables

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Ceramic, Wood

Vintage Tripod Table
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Interesting vintage side table with a textured metal tabletop. Please confirm item location with dealer (NJ or NY).
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Metal

  • Vintage Tripod Table
  • Vintage Tripod Table
  • Vintage Tripod Table
  • Vintage Tripod Table
H 23.5 in. Dm 18 in.
Vintage Walnut Deco Side Table Nightstand
Located in Pasadena, TX
Walnut Deco nightstand or side table. Nightstand features 3 drawers with metal pulls.
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Mid-20th Century European Art Deco End Tables

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Burl

Vintage Arthur Court Lily Flower Table
By Arthur Court
Located in New York, NY
A lily leaf flower table with gilded metal base and thick round glass top by Arthur Court, USA, circa 1960.  Measures approximately 17 inches H x 17 inches W.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Metal

Vintage Artedi Marble and Glass Side Table
By Artedi
Located in New York, NY
Chic architectural side, or end table of marble, glass and brass. This example is in very fine, original condition, clean and ready to use. Base w/o glass 12 in W x 8in D Glass .50 ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Marble, Brass

Vintage Walnut Arthur Umanoff Magazine Side Table
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Arthur Umanoff solid walnut side table with attached magazine rack.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

VIntage Dorothy Draper Style Upholstered Side Table
By Dorothy Draper
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stunning midcentury end table is upholstered in an elaborate light green fabric. An unusual cut-out design with studded trim adds to the allure. This Hollywood Regency style sid...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Fabric, Upholstery, Wood

Vintage Marble Specimen Table, Circular, Side, Lamp, Conservatory
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage 20th century marble specimen table, a circular side table mounted on a metal tripod base Superb marble specimens displayed in a geometric palette A circular cen...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Marble

Set of Three Vintage Modern Marble-Top Tables
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A beautiful midcentury set of three marble tables with a pedestal base. This stunning living room set includes a coffee table and two end tables. A wild design that is sure to make a...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Marble

  • Set of Three Vintage Modern Marble-Top Tables
  • Set of Three Vintage Modern Marble-Top Tables
  • Set of Three Vintage Modern Marble-Top Tables
  • Set of Three Vintage Modern Marble-Top Tables
H 20 in. W 27.75 in. D 27.75 in.
Pair of Vintage Golden Chrome Tiered Side Tables
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a pair of vintage tiered end tables with glass tops. These tables have great lines and are sure to class up any joint! Features golden chrome bases with glass tops. Looks ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Chrome

Cork Side Table / Stool in Vintaged Cognac Leather
By Paul Frankl
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Cork side table / stool in vintaged cognac leather with brass nailheads inspired by mid century design of Paul Frankl, Harvey Probber, Robsjohn Gibbings, Paul McCobb, Hans Wegner, Fi...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Leather, Cork

Vintage Modern Chrome and Glass Hexagon Petite Side Table or Occasional Table
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome and petite vintage modern chrome and glass side table or occasional table. It is in fabulous vintage condition with only normal wear for its age. Please see photos, circa 19...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Chrome

Vintage Designer iron & Capiz Shell Triangle Tables Hollywood regency
Located in Chicago, IL
A vintage early pair of tables in style of Tony Duquette and Tommi Parzinger I believe these were custom pieces for an interior. Designer and maker unknown. We also have a coffee ta...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Metal

Vintage Modern Lamp Table in Mirrored Brass Finish
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish Hollywood Regency style lamp table features bronze tinted mirror finish, unique design, and makes an impressive vintage modern table for home or business seating area. P...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Mirror, Wood

Vintage French Modern Two Tier Brushed Brass & Glass Table
Located in Chicago, IL
Straight, clean and minimalistic are all attributes of modern design. Our culture started gravitating to this modern aesthetic in the 1940's and 50's as we yearned for something new ...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Smoked Glass

Pair of Vintage Statton Drop Leaf Tea Tables of Solid Cherry
By Statton Furniture
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of American vintage drop leaf tea or side tables in the Queen Anne style. The tables are made of solid cherry and were manufactured by Statton. Each triangular shaped table feat...
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Mid-20th Century American Queen Anne End Tables

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Cherry

Space Age Vintage Side "GAME" Table in Smoked Plastic with Wheels, by Longato
Located in Miami, FL
Space Age vintage side "GAME" table in smoked plastic by Longato with bottles or magazine compartment.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Plastic

Vintage Pair of Tamiami Side Tables in White Metal and Glass Tops
By Brown Jordan
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Tamiami made its iconic debut in 1961 and immediately struck a chord with midcentury designers and the public alike. Featuring a streamlined aluminum frame, the Tamiami collection is...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Aluminum

Wonderful Pair Vintage Bagues Mirrored Top Gold Gilt Brass Bamboo Side Tables
By Maison Baguès
Located in Roslyn, NY
A Wonderful Pair Of Vintage Bagues Style Distressed Mirrored Top & Gold Gilt Brass Bamboo Side Tables
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Brass

Pair of Brass Petite Vintage French Wine Tables, 1stdibs New York
Located in Chicago, IL
Very unusual pair of attractive French petite Mid-Century Modern side tables, or end table or wine tables and by their appearances, I would guess the latter. Typically, when you see ...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Brass

Vintage Mahogany Queen Anne Shell Carved Side Tea Table with Pull Out Sides
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage mahogany Queen Anne shell carved side tea table with pull out sides. Item features (2) pull out surfaces, shell carved accents, shapely Queen Anne legs, solid wood constructi...
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Mid-20th Century North American Queen Anne End Tables

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Mahogany

Two Vintage English Midcentury Oak Tables with Oval Tops and Barley Twist Bases
Located in Atlanta, GA
Two English oak tables from the mid-20th century, with oval tops and barley twist bases, priced and sold individually. Born in England during the midcentury period, each of these oak...
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Mid-20th Century English End Tables

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Oak, Oak

Vintage Wood and Metal Nightstand
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This beautifully aged vintage nightstand is a versatile piece that lives up to its industrial aesthetic; with a weighted metal body this piece is meant to last. Artistically painted ...
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Mid-20th Century European End Tables

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Metal

  • Vintage Wood and Metal Nightstand
  • Vintage Wood and Metal Nightstand
  • Vintage Wood and Metal Nightstand
  • Vintage Wood and Metal Nightstand
H 32 in. W 12 in. D 14 in.
Vintage Walnut Nightstands by Maurice Bailey for Monteverdi Young
By Maurice Bailey, Monteverdi-Young
Located in Burbank, CA
Gorgeous vintage walnut nightstands designed by Maurice Bailey for Monteverdi Young in United States, circa 1960s. Fantastic pair of nightstands made of walnut that reveals its exqui...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

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Vintage Mid Century End Tables For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of vintage mid century end tables available for sale. Each of these unique vintage mid century end tables was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and glass. There are all kinds of vintage mid century end tables available, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Art Deco vintage mid century end tables are consistently popular styles. Many vintage mid century end tables are appealing in their simplicity, but Henredon, Lane Furniture and Paul McCobb produced popular vintage mid century end tables that are worth a look.

How Much are Vintage Mid Century End Tables?

Prices for vintage mid century end tables can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, vintage mid century end tables begin at $265 and can go as high as $9,950, while the average can fetch as much as $1,593.

Finding the Right End Tables for You

Beyond just providing additional tabletop space for your living room, an attractive vintage end table can help you organize as well as display books and decorative objects.

The term “end table” is frequently used interchangeably with “coffee table,” and while these two furnishings have much in common, each offers their own distinctive benefits in your space.

Your end table is likely going to stand as tall as the arms of your sofa, and its depth will match the seating. These attributes allow for tucking the table neatly at the end of your sofa in order to provide an elevated surface between your seating and the wall. End tables are accent pieces — they’re a close cousin to side tables, but side tables, not unlike the show-stealing low-profile coffee table, are intended to be positioned prominently and have more to do with the flow and design of a room than an end table, which does a great job but does it out of the way of everything else.

End tables with a drawer or a shelf can easily stow away books or television remotes. Living-room end tables frequently assist with lighting, specifically as they’re often positioned adjacent to a wall. Their height and compact tabletop render them ideal for table lamps and plants, particularly if parked near a window.

And given their practicality, there is no shortage of simple, streamlined end tables from mid-century modern favorites such as Baker Furniture Company, Dunbar and Knoll that will serve your clutter-clearing minimalist efforts or wide-open loft space well. But over the years, furniture designers have taken to venturesome experimentation, crafting tables from fallen trees, introducing organic shapes and playing with sculptural forms, so much so that your understated end table might eventually become the centerpiece of a room, no matter where you choose to place it. One-of-a-kind contemporary designs prove that there are endless options for what an end table can be, while furniture makers working in the Art Deco style have proven that end tables can be stacked, staggered and nested at will, creating all kinds of variations on this popular home accent.

Find an extraordinary variety of antique, new and vintage end tables on 1stDibs today.