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Large Scale Mid-Century Modern Signed Abstract Oil On Canvas, Green /Red C.1972
Located in Kennesaw, GA
Modern art is wonderful for updating any decor! This is a large scale modern abstract signed oil painting completed by Scottish American born Nikki in 1972. It is textured with stron...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Contemporary Art

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Canvas, Paint

Italian Old Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirror Cristal Art, 1950s Green Gold Color
By Cristal Arte
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Italian old Midcentury wall mirror crystal Art, 1950s. frame with green nile mirror, with leaves worked in gold, elegance and refinement for this amazing mirror.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Crystal

Paul Landacre Signed Limited Edition Mid-Century Modern Wood Engraving "Anna"
By Paul Landacre
Located in Studio City, CA
A riveting impression on Japanese cream woven paper by famed Modernists wood engraver Paul Landacre. This particular work was purportedly created for the cover of the Prospectus, Pau...
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Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Art

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Paper

Diptych Vintage Panton Style Midcentury Mod Green Pop Art Textile Fabric Framed
Located in West Hartford, CT
Vibrant diptych framed textile featuring greens and whites. The epitome of Pop Art!
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Art

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Textile

Painting, Mid-Century, Red, Green and White, Modern Art, circa 1960, "Commuting"
Located in New York, NY
Painting from the 1960s framed in a decorative silver frame. This is a print. The painting is called " Commuting". Men and women are commuting on a train and reading news papers.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Prints

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Paper

Mid-20th Century Framed Print of Sailing Ships Entitled "Sea of Green" by ELB
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
A circular print of sailing ships, #1/7 signed ELB, circa 1950s, 1960s, in a black wooden frame.
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Vintage 1950s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Art

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Paper

Large Blue Green with Black, Grey Glass Mosaic Tile Wall Plaque Depicting Bull
Located in Ferndale, MI
Approximately 3/8 square tiles in blue, green, aqua, grey, and black. Design showing a long horn bull. Signed Romanos on brass plaque.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Brass

Painting, Signed, Mid-Century Art, Green, Red and Taupe Colors, C 1950
Located in New York, NY
Decorative painting of a young lady, midcentury. Signed. Very good condition, circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Acrylic

House of Ran Su 1960s Modern Wood Green Wall Art Handcrafted Elmhurst, New York
Located in National City, CA
Wall Art 1960s House of Ran Su Wall Art- truly Classic Mid Century Modern piece. Wood Painted Handcrafted, Studio Ran Su, Elmhurst, NY Dimensions: 12" W x 23 3/4" Original Unrestored...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Wood, Paint

Sculptural Concave Mirror in Green
Located in London, GB
Anish Kapoor style concave mirror. Sculptural green glass mirror, with brass wall fixing. Excellent quality mirror with amazing reflections. Available in pink gold, copper and b...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Brass

  • Sculptural Concave Mirror  in Green
  • Sculptural Concave Mirror  in Green
  • Sculptural Concave Mirror  in Green
  • Sculptural Concave Mirror  in Green
H 3.94 in. Dm 43.71 in.
Green Guitar Folk Art Painted Wood Plaque Vintage Wall Art 1970s
Located in National City, CA
Painting. Green Guitar Artwork painted on wood vintage wallPlaque 1970s Measures: 12.13 x 6.13 x .38 No signature. Preowned original vintage condition Refer to images.
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Vintage 1970s North American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Wood, Paint

20th Century Blue-Green Abstract Books, French Painting by Daniel Clesse
By Daniel Clesse
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A French blue, green abstract portrait of books, oil on wood in canvas by Daniel Clesse, painted in France, signed and dated in 1964. Measures: Without the frame: 18" H x 21.5" W ...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Canvas, Wood, Paint

Alfredo Barbini Great Plate Murano Art Glass Black Corroded Copper Green, 1980
By Alfredo Barbini
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Alfredo Barbini great plate Murano art glass black corroded copper green, 1980.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Murano Glass

Wall Mirror by Cristal Art, Torino, circa 1960 Green Glass Midcentury
By Cristal Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
Wall Mirror by Cristal Art, Torino, circa 1960 green glass midcentury. 28” wall mirror with a mirrored green glass frame and a round central mirror (20"). Great quality piece that ha...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

Freshie (mid century wall sculpture minimal geometric modern white mint green)
By Scott Troxel
Located in Quebec, Quebec
Freshie is a 2D modern mixed media wall sculpture. Made from Acrylic paint and lacquer on MDF which is mounted on a birch wood panel. The limited color palette of pure white, off whi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Abstract Sculptures

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Enamel

Abstract Blue and Green Modernist Lithograph
By Liana D'Urso
Located in Atlanta, GA
Abstract Blue and Green Modernist Lithograph, by Liana D'Urso, circa 1980's. It has been professionally framed in a black lacquered wooden frame under glass.
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Late 20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Art

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Paper, Glass

  • Abstract Blue and Green Modernist Lithograph
  • Abstract Blue and Green Modernist Lithograph
  • Abstract Blue and Green Modernist Lithograph
  • Abstract Blue and Green Modernist Lithograph
H 18.25 in. W 25.5 in. D 1 in.
Murano Round Art Glass and Brass Green MidCentury Wall Light, 1950
Located in Rome, IT
Refined and delicate design for this wall light with green Murano glass. The applique is formed by a brass structure that allows the superimposed housing of two beautiful emerald gr...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

David Bromley Aussie Pop Art Silk Screen Painting ‘Boy Leaping’ 1990s Modern Art
By David Bromley
Located in Brooklyn, NY
David Bromley immigrated with his family as a child to Australia where he still lives. Self-taught, he began his artistic career as a potter, and then, with a focus on painting, beca...
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Late 20th Century Australian Mid-Century Modern Prints

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Paper

Oval Wall Mirror Green Curved Glass 1960s Pietro Chiesa Design
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Palermo, Palermo
Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte mid-century mirror, 1960. Very particular mirror attributed to Fontana Arte, design with very original glass processing. The mirror consists of a...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Art Glass

Modernist Italian Wall Mirror Green Glass by Cristal Labor, 1960s
By Cristal Labor S.P.A.
Located in Palermo, Palermo
Cristal Labor Mirror with beveled glass frame with lacquered metal supports. Cristal Labor, Italy, ca.1960.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Art Glass

Murano Strong Olive Green Glass and Brass Wall Mirror, 2019
Located in Rome, IT
A strong olive green frame reach the eye of the beholder leaving him entranced; of Murano green art glass wall mirror. The structure of the wall mirror is in wood, where the olive ...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

America Tiling & Tessellated Glass Hues of Green & Gold Rectangle Wall Mirror
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern American rectangle tessellated Wall Mirror in different shades of Green, Bronze & Hues of Gold. The Backing is made out of solid wood for secure Hanging. The mir...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Wood, Art Glass, Mirror

Mirror Green and Brass by Cristal Art, Italy, 1960s
By Cristal Arte
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Mirror green with brass by Cristal Art. Famous manufacture like Fontana Arte.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

  • Mirror Green and Brass by Cristal Art, Italy, 1960s
  • Mirror Green and Brass by Cristal Art, Italy, 1960s
  • Mirror Green and Brass by Cristal Art, Italy, 1960s
  • Mirror Green and Brass by Cristal Art, Italy, 1960s
H 39.38 in. W 32.68 in. D 1.19 in.
Midcentury Sunburst Green, Blue, Red Glass Mosaic Round Mirror
Located in Barcelona, ES
Colorful Midcentury sunburst mirror with red, blue and green glass mosaic frame Spain, 1950-1960s. This mirror features a beautiful round mosaic frame with alternating red, blue and...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Art Glass, Glass, Mirror

Sunburst Mirror with Bronze and Green Mosaic Frame, 1960s
Located in Barcelona, ES
An stylish Mid-Century Modern round mirror with green and bronze color glass frame. Spain, circa 1960s. The frame is comprised by a background made of iridiscent glass mirrored piece...
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20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

Sconce Curved Glass Green Color Italian Midcentury Design 1950s Brass
By Colli Torino
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Sconce curved glass green color Italian midcentury design 1950s brass. Attributed Colli design.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Stilnovo Style White Glass Green and Golden Brass Italian Sconces, 1958
By Stilnovo
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Stilnovo Style Italian sconces green color gold white original design, circa 1958. Each sconce mounts two bulbs E14 max 40 Watt each.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pepe Mendoza Sculptural Aztec Wall Art in Brass & Luscious Green Malachite 1958
By Pepe Mendoza
Located in National City, CA
Sculptural Aztec Wall Art Brass & Malachite Wall Art Aztec Sculpture attributed to designer Pepe Mendoza Mexico City 1958. 15.63 w x 4 h x 2 d inches This particular sculpture is in ...
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Vintage 1950s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Sculptures

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Malachite, Brass

Salvador Teran Wall Art Mosaic Tile Tray Brass & Jade Green Stone 1960s Mexico
By Salvador Teran
Located in National City, CA
Wall Art Tile Tray by Salvador Teran Brass and Mosaic Jade Green Stone Decorative Tray - Handwrought Wall Art Plaque by Salvador Teran, Mexico 1960s. Maker stamp present. Dimensions:...
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Vintage 1960s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Stone, Brass

Large Elegant Emerald Green Pair of Wall Lights by Cristal Art, Italy, 1970s
By Cristal Arte
Located in BUDAPEST, HU
Rare, large and massive artistic wall lights by Cristal Art, handcrafted in Italy in early 1970s. Bevelled chamfered and polished glass edges. Each light is fitted with one E27 l...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Chrome

Tan and Green Fiber Art Weaving by All Roads
By Janelle Pietrzak for All Roads
Located in Yucca Valley, CA
Handwoven, tapestry style, wall hanging by Janelle Pietrzak of All Roads. Rustic hemp fiber is paired with hand dyed army green cotton yarn. Hand cut steel shapes are treated with a ...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Tapestries

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Cut Steel

Glimpses (Abstract Mid-Century Modern 3-D Wall Sculpture in Green & White)
By Stephen Walling
Located in Hudson, NY
38 x 18 inches Wood strips carefully carved and hand painted with white, ivory tones and varying shades of green acrylic paint adhered to a wood panel that measures 38 x 18 inches. ...
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2010s Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Wood, Acrylic, Wood Panel

Mid-Century Modern Enamel Plaque in the Style of Jackson Woolley
By Ellamarie & Jackson Woolley
Located in San Diego, CA
Nice, unique, art wall plaque in the style of Jackson Woolley. Unsigned, circa 1960s. Vibrant color and geometric design. Excellent condition with no chips or cracks.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Enamel

1950s Pair of Mid-Century Modern Cristal Art Green Glass and Brass Wall Sconces
By Fontana Arte, Cristal Arte
Located in Aci Castello, IT
Two stylish wall sconces made in Italy in the Fifties by Cristal Art. They are in very good conditions, solid brass it's in original patina. They work 110-240 volts and need regular ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Helmut Schäffenacker Unique Ceramic Green Brown Wavy Wall Relief, 1960s
By Helmut Friedrich Schäffenacker
Located in Munich, DE
Incredible massive glazed ceramic vase circa 1960s from West Germany from the Artist Helmut Friedrich Schäffenacker. Stunning piece. Helmut Schäffenacker (1921-2010) was a renowne...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Poetry & Art Book Signed Hot And Sour Soup, 1969 Walasse Ting
By Walasse Ting 1
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a risqué and exciting, art and poetry book, signed, dated and numbered by Walasse Ting, circa 1969. In excellent condition. The dimensions of the book are 1...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Prints

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Paper

Cristal Art Green Glass Framed Round Wall Mirror, Italy, 1960s
By Cristal Arte
Located in Naples, IT
This round wall mirror was made in Italy around the 1960s. It consists of a wood and metal structure with a transparent green frame joined by 4 chromed metal supports. Remains in exc...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Glass, Mirror

Cristal Art Oval Wall Green Glass Framed Mirror, Italy, 1960s
By Cristal Arte
Located in Naples, IT
1960s oval mirror produced by Cristal Art in Italy. Light green frame, curved ground glass.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Glass, Mirror

Talking Heads at CBGB New York City (Design print)
By Mike Joyce
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage inspired graphic design print which by heralded New York designer by Mike Joyce - who redesigned this original Clash concert date to produce a stunning minimalist look inspir...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

Mondrian Style Geometric Acrylic Paintings
Located in Dallas, TX
This is a really nice large pair of bold paintings in the style of Mondrian. The colors are brilliant. They are in black box frames. Artist is unknown. They were likely commissioned.
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Modern Contemporary Art

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Acrylic, Wood, Canvas

Brass Wooden and Green Glass Cristal Art Console with big Mirror, 1940s, Italy
By Cristal Arte
Located in Palermo, IT
Majestic and very beautiful brass and wood console with a big mirror with large green curved glass frame and thick glass shelf. Mod. 2697 made by Cristal Art Torino, 1940s, Italy. ...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

Cristal Art Mirror with Laguna Green Glass, Italy, 1960s
By Cristal Arte
Located in New York, NY
Cristal Art mirror from the 1960s with a laguna green glass frame. The bottom glass panel is larger and can be used as a small shelf. Nickel fittings. Condition: Small age spots t...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Glass

Vintage Oil Painting Still Life Green Floral Midcentury Art on Masonite
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration: Vintage oil painting green floral midcentury art on Masonite board. Still life. Dominant color green. Unsigned and unframed. Dimensions: 24 1/4" W x 36" H x 1...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Paint

Striking Pop Art Collage in Green, Red and Yellow, 1965
Located in New York, NY
Striking Pop Art Collage in green, red and yellow, 1965, hand signed by the artist with an illegible signature and dated 1965, framed by simple stylish unobtrusive brushed aluminum f...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Aluminum

1970s Italian Modern Oval Mirror in Green Grey Blue Yellow Black White and Brass
Located in New York, NY
An Italian one-of-a-kind colorful oval mirror of grand size and modern design, entirely handmade. The central oval plate is framed by a double brass border that defines the substanti...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

1960´s Round Mirror by Cristal Art, green gray rounded cristal frame - Italy
By Cristal Arte
Located in Girona, ES
Spectacular mirror with original green gray rounded cristal frame. Maker: Cristal Art. Italy, circa 1960.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Glass, Mirror

Fontana Arte Green Glass and Brass Octagonal Mirror
By Fontana Arte
Located in New York City, NY
Stunning 1960s blue glass with solid brass frame octagonal mirror model #2355 by Fontana Arte. The mirror can be hung vertically or horizontally, the brass have been lightly polishe...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

Pair of Vintage RAAK Blue and Green Brutalist Sconces
By RAAK
Located in New York, NY
Pair of vintage RAAK blue and green brutalist sconces. Second pair available.
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20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Art Glass

Painting by Eduardo Rouario, Mid-Century Modern, 1968, Modern Art, Orange/Green
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful, mid-century oil painting, by Eduardo Rouario, circa 1968. Oil painting framed in an antique frame from turn of the century. Orange, grey, hunter green and nude colors.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Acrylic

Painting by Peter Keil, C 1959, Modern Mid-Century Art, Red, Green & Brown
By Peter Keil
Located in New York, NY
Colorful decorative painting by Peter Keil, circa 1959, Germany. Peter Robert Keil was born to an artist blacksmith father whom he lost very early in his childhood during the Second...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Acrylic

Green Murano Glass Venetian Mirror, circa 19th Century
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Venetian mirror in green Murano glass Traditionally manufactured in Italy, circa 19th century. By unknown designer. In original condition with minor wear consistent of age and u...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Glass

Mid-Century Modern Round Mirror Framed with Green Mirrored Glasses
Located in Barcelona, ES
A highly decorative Mid-Century Modern circular mirror framed with pieces of mirrored glasses in green color combined with pieces of mirror creating a sunburst pattern. Spain, circa...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

Cristal Art Green Round Wall Mirror, 1950s
By Cristal Arte
Located in Madrid, ES
A round sea foam green mirror. Manufactured by crystal Art in the 1950s. Transparent glass. Excellent condition.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Art Glass

Allen Jones Chest Wall Sculpture, Xartcollection Edition, 1968, England
By Allen Jones
Located in Brussels, BE
Allen Jones chest wall sculpture, Xartcollection edition, 1968, England. Numbered and signed. Vacuum-formed colored acrylic . This work, representative of pop art, was produced in...
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Vintage 1960s British Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Art

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Acrylic

Large Green Colorful Enamel on Copper Fish Bowl De Poli or circle, Italy, 1950s
By Paolo DePoli
Located in Nierstein am Rhein, DE
A heavy, elongated colorful enamel on copper bowl with fish motive as wall decoration or to put on a table possibly designed by Paolo De Poli or circle, Italy 1950s. The enamel color...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

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Copper

Large Grey/Green Cristal Art Faceted Modernist Wall Mirror, Italy, 1960s
By Cristal Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful square wall mirror from the 1960s, made in Italy by Cristal Art. Made of smoked grey/green and clear faceted glass. Excellent condition, no damages. Can be used landscape...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Glass, Mirror

Midcentury Cristal Art Rectangular Green Glass Faceted Wall Mirror, 1960s, Italy
By Cristal Arte
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
Beautiful rectangular midcentury faceted mirror with bottle green crystal glass frame made by Cristal Art in 1960s, Italy. The mirror can also be hung horizontally. The mirror is in ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Crystal

Pair of Cristal Art Midcentury Green Glass Faceted Wall Mirrors, 1960s, Italy
By Cristal Arte
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
Pair of beautiful faceted mirrors with bottle green crystal glass frame, made by crystal Art in 1960s, Italy. Labeled. The mirrors are in a very good condition, without any chips or ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Crystal

Painting by Eduardo Rouario, circa 1968, Orange and Green Colors, Modern Art
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury painting by Eduardo Rouario, circa 1968. Painting has been framed in an original Art Nouveau frame.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Acrylic

Pair of Green Wall Lights by Veca
Located in London, GB
A pair of Italian mid-century green glass wall lights by Veca.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Art Glass

  • Pair of Green Wall Lights by Veca
  • Pair of Green Wall Lights by Veca
  • Pair of Green Wall Lights by Veca
  • Pair of Green Wall Lights by Veca
H 10.63 in. W 5.52 in. D 3.94 in.
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Wall Art Mid Century Modern Green For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the wall art mid century modern green you’re looking for. Each wall art mid century modern green for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, metal and art glass. There are 51 variations of the antique or vintage wall art mid century modern green you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the wall art mid century modern green you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A wall art mid century modern green made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Modern — is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made wall art mid century modern green over the years, but those crafted by Cristal Arte, Paul Landacre and Alfredo Barbini are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Wall Art Mid Century Modern Green?

Prices for a wall art mid century modern green start at $200 and top out at $11,800 with the average selling for $2,174.

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.