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Frank Lloyd Wright Furniture

Frank Lloyd Wright (USA, 1867-1959)

Without question the greatest architect the United States has ever produced, Frank Lloyd Wright and his philosophy of “organic architecture” — of buildings that exist in harmony with their natural surroundings — had a profound influence on the shape of modern life. Wright gave us some of the most elegant and iconic structures in America: residences such as “Fallingwater,” in rural Pennsylvania, the Robie House in Chicago, and “Taliesin,” Wright’s own home; and masterful institutional structures that include the Unity Temple in Oak Park, Illinois, the Johnson Wax headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin, and the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

     Whenever possible, Wright designed the furniture for his projects, to ensure an affinity between a building’s exterior and interior. Wright’s wooden chairs and tables for his “Prairie Houses” of the early 1900s have sleek, attenuated forms, influenced by both the simplicity of traditional Japanese design and the work of Gustav Stickley and other designers of the Arts and Crafts movement. For Taliesin and several residential projects, Wright designed severely geometric chairs that are marvels of reductivist design. He revisited many of these forms in the 1950s in furniture licensed to the firm Henredon, adding a decorative frieze-like element to the edges of tables and stools.

     The works on these pages also show how happily Wright embraced new forms and materials. His desks and chairs for Johnson Wax have a streamlined look and use tubular steel to the same effect as designer Warren McArthur, who collaborated with Wright in the interiors of the Arizona Biltmore Hotel. For the Price Tower (1956) in Oklahoma, Wright designed angular wooden desks as well as upholstered pedestal chairs made of chromed steel — audacious furniture for his tallest completed building project. The beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright’s furniture designs is that while many of us wish we could live in one of houses, his chairs, tables, and sofas connect us directly to his architecture, and to the history he made.

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Frank Lloyd Wright Style Armchair
Reeves Antiques
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Frank Lloyd Wright Style Armchair
Frank Lloyd Wright
Late 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Chairs
Wonderful armchair in the style of Frank Lloyd Wright. The leather seat has a light patina to it. Chair is excellent quality probably made around 1980.
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Nine Panels of Frank Lloyd Wright "Taliesin Line" ...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Textiles and Quilts
Cotton, Linen
Nine panels of vintage drapes by Frank Lloyd Wright, Design No. 102 from his acclaimed textile "Taliesen Line" produced by F. Schumacher and Co., 1955. Divided in photos into three pai...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Mahogany Coffee Table or Bench
Frank Lloyd Wright, Henredon
Vintage 1950s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Long coffee table in mahogany with Taliesen design edge; on plank base signed with FLW and manufacturer's mark. Made by Heritage Henredon.
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Modern Wood and Leather Sling Chair
Architectural Anarchy
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Modern Wood and Leather Sling Chair
Frank Lloyd Wright
Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Wood
Frank Lloyd Wrights style wood and leather sling chair.
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Coffee Table, Model 453-C by Frank Lloyd Wright fo...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Mahogany
Signed with branded manufacturer's mark to underside: [Heritage Henredon by Frank Lloyd Wright]. Signed with branded manufacturer's mark to underside: [453-C 10-55]. literature: Frank ...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Chair for Cassina
Retro Inferno
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Frank Lloyd Wright Chair for Cassina
Cassina, Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs
Leather, Cherry
Frank Lloyd Wright desk, dining, or side chair. Licensed reissue made by Cassina. Exceptional attention to detail and finish. Signed.
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Dinning Room Set by Frank Lloyd Wright, Six Barrel...
Frank Lloyd Wright
European Organic Modern Armchairs
Leather, Cherry
. Cassina I Maestri edition, fines productions of Cassina Edition) . 1986 . "Barrel" chairs, made between 1938 and 1939 . "Allen" table designed in 1917 . Cherry tree
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John H. Howe Design Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired En...
John H. Howe
Mid-20th Century American End Tables
Mahogany
John H. Howe design inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. A pair of golden mahogany end tables. Originally from the estate of John H. Howe and his home, "Sankaku" in Minnesota which Howe desi...
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Studio Arts and Crafts Sconces
Lynn Goode Vintage
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Studio Arts and Crafts Sconces
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Large stained glass and oak wall lights from a church - spectacular! Beautiful when lit.
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Large Scale Arizona Biltmore Hotel Rug by Frank Ll...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Early 20th Century American American Craftsman North and South American Rug...
Carpet designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Arizona Biltmore Hotel. Size 274 x 275cm (108 x 109 inch). The Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix – also known as The Jewel of the Desert ...
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Usonian Hossack Ottoman, circa 1950
David Sheflin
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Usonian Hossack Ottoman, circa 1950
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Prairie School Ottomans and Poufs
A fine Mid-Century Usonian hossack/ottoman. Unsigned and undocumented item attributed to Frank Lloyd Wright. Stained plywood item features a removable vinyl covered top to reveal storag...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Wendingen, "Volume VII, No. 4, ...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1920s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Books
Frank Lloyd Wright Wendingen, Volume VII, No. 4, 1925. Issue devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright written by Dr H. P. Berlage, typography by H. Th. Wijdeveld, Amsterdam, Holland, 1921. In goo...
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Pair of Frank Lloyd Wright Chairs for Cassina
Modernario
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Pair of Frank Lloyd Wright Chairs for Cassina
Frank Lloyd Wright
American Art Deco Armchairs
Leather, Wood
A pair of Frank Lloyd Wright arm chairs designed in 1937 and edited in 1986 by Cassina .Stamped , signed and numbered.Cherry wood and leather.Excellent condition
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Mid-Century Frank Lloyd Wright Coffee Table for He...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Mahogany
Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin coffee table designed by Wright for Heritage Henredon in the 1950s. The has the Frank Lloyd Wright label.
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Pair of Frank Lloyd Wright Chairs from the Sondern...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Upholstery, Cypress
Original pair of Frank Lloyd Wright lounge chairs from the Clarence Sondern House, Kansas City, MO. USA, circa 1938. Cypress plywood, upholstery. Provenance: Clarence Sondern House, Ka...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Pedestal
Galerie XX
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Frank Lloyd Wright Pedestal
Frank Lloyd Wright
20th Century Pedestals
A great Wright pedestal. Provenance accompanies.
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Beautiful Rare Geometric Frank Lloyd Wright Room D...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Screens
Brass, Teak
This amazing four-panel teak geometric pattern room designer is attributed to Frank Lloyd Wright, 1955, USA.
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Pair of 1960s Cruciform End or Side Tables in Wood...
Frank Lloyd Wright
20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Brass, Wood
A positively striking pair of side or end tables in a cruciform shape with 'church window' cut-out detail to each side, executed in solid wood (believed walnut) with inset brass outline...
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Nightstands by Frank Lloyd Wright
Sam Kaufman Gallery
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Nightstands by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Modern Night Stands
Mahogany
A pair of nightstands (or, alternatively, small cabinets), from the "Taliesin Ensemble" that Frank Lloyd Wright designed in 1955 for Heritage Henredon. Each features the famous Taliesin...
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Pair of Frank Lloyd Wright Side Tables
Vinya
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Pair of Frank Lloyd Wright Side Tables
Frank Lloyd Wright
Mid-20th Century Side Tables
Mahogany
Pair of Frank Lloyd Wright for Heritage Henredon mahogany side tables with Taliesen design edge.
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Set of 16 1980s American Dining Chairs in the Styl...
Frank Lloyd Wright
American Modern Armchairs
Metal, Velvet, Mahogany
Set of 16 1980s American dining chairs in the style of Frank Lloyd Wright. The chairs (12 arms and four sides) feature geometric mahogany and metal frames with high backs and flared arm...
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John H. Howe Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Dining Ta...
John H. Howe
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
John H. Howe Design, Frank Lloyd Wright inspired golden oak dining table / desk. Originally from the estate of John H. Howe and his home, "Sankaku" in Minnesota, designed by Howe in 197...
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Mahogany Mirror by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Wall Mirrors
Mirror, Mahogany
Frank Lloyd Wright's characteristic Taliesan "Greek Key" motif is carved along the borders of this elegant mirror. The design was model number 2002 in the famous collection of mahogany ...
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John H' Howe Square Coffee Table Inspired by Frank...
John H. Howe
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
John H. Howe design inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, golden mahogany coffee table. Originally from the estate of John H. Howe and his home, "Sankaku" in Minnesota which Howe designed in ...
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Large Unique Mid-Century Modern Frank Lloyd Wright...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1960s American Dining Room Tables
This formica treated dining table easily fits a set of six dining chairs (matching set available/sold separately), and features a unique table base. Designed by Michael Lawrence this la...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Pair of Robie Stools by Cassina...
Cassina, Frank Lloyd Wright
Early 20th Century Italian Side Tables
Cherry
A nice pair of Robie stools or occasional tables designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1908 for the Robie residence. This is a pair licensed and manufactured by Cassina signed numbered and ...
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Pair of Frank Lloyd Wright Sides
CONVERSO
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Pair of Frank Lloyd Wright Sides
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Arts and Crafts Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Mahogany
Frank Lloyd Wright for Heritage Henredon Furniture, Pair of mahogany side tables. Taliesin edging to beveled perimeter.
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Frank Lloyd Wright "Waterfall Stripe" Rug, circa 1...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern More Carpets
Frank Lloyd Wright "Waterfall Stripe" Rug In collaboration with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Hand-made in Tibet Silk & Wool Circa 1990, USA Documentation: The Frank Lloyd Wright Ru...
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Set of Six Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin Mahogany Di...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Mahogany
Comprising two arms and four sides.
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Frank Lloyd Wright Cube Table
Cottage + Camp
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Frank Lloyd Wright Cube Table
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Mahogany
Frank Lloyd Wright Mahogany table with Taliesin design carved on edge. Stamped FLW monogram in red.
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Frank Lloyd Wright Johnson Wax Research Tower Petr...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories
Chrome
1930's Skyscraper Art Deco figural "Johnson's Wax Research Tower" petrol table cigar lighter. The chrome-plated quality lighter is a miniature model of the Racine Wisconsin building des...
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Rare Frank Lloyd Wright Window Shutter
Red Modern Furniture
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Rare Frank Lloyd Wright Window Shutter
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Screens
Wood
This window shutter was done for the Benjamin Adelman house in Phoenix, Arizona. This Frank Lloyd Wright home was constructed in 1951 and these screens came from the home during remodel...
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Modernist 8 Arm Cut Crystal Chandelier in the Mann...
Frank Lloyd Wright
20th Century American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Elegant Modernist 8 arm chandelier with a silver leafed frame and architectural form. This chandelier features 8 total elongated, cubed shades that are comprised of thirty-six cut cryst...
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Pair of Mirrors by Frank Lloyd Wright for Heritag...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Wall Mirrors
Wood
Each with a rectangular mirror plate within a carved Taliesin design border, fitted with original table stand on reverse. Both stamped: NO.2002.MIRROR
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Game Table Set by Frank Lloyd Wright
Atomic Bazaar
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Game Table Set by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Dining Room Sets
Brass, Upholstery, Mahogany
A low profile dining set or game table set with carved Taliesen frame and Taliesen brass band around perimeter. Table expands with one leaf. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Henredon ...
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Set of Three Tables by Frank Lloyd Wright
Regis Royant Gallery
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Set of Three Tables by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1970s Wall Lights and Sconces
Mahogany
3 tables in mahogany
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Frank Lloyd Wright Coffee Table
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Beaux Arts Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Mahogany
FLW for Heritage Henredon Collection, Round green slate top ,mohagany wood coffee table. Signature carving details. [Factory stamped]
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Frank Lloyd Wright Art Deco Skyscraper Johnson Wax...
Frank Lloyd Wright
20th Century American Industrial Tobacco Accessories
Original FLW design after the Research Tower in Racine. Untested, but appears to be functional. Killer skyscraper design, including much of the red enamel on the square, which is usual...
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Pair of Frank Lloyd Wright Side Tables for Heritag...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables
Mahogany
Pair of mahogany side tables designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and manufactured by Heritage Henredon Furniture. Classic Wright design with engraved Taliesin edging to perimeter.
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American Prairie School Frank Lloyd Wright Plaster...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Early 20th Century American Prairie School Architectural Elements
Plaster
Designer: Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959) Provenance: Dana-Thomas House (2nd Floor, 301 East Lawrence Avenue, Springfield, IL, built 1902-4). National Heritage Museum (Lexingto...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Chair Price Tower
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Aluminum, Upholstery, Rubber, Plywood
Frank Lloyd Wright chair from Price Tower, Bartlesville, Oklahoma USA , 1956 aluminum, upholstery, plywood, rubber 24 d x 35 h inches Early form, complete. The Price Tower of Bartle...
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BSB Alfombras Contemporanéas, Frank Lloyd Wright, ...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern North and South American Rugs
Wool, Silk
BSB Alfombras Contemporanéas, Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), "Red Maple Leaf" Rug, 70% wool, 30% silk, circa 1960, United States. Dimensions: 3m50 x 2m50. Label; REF/ F.L 005, MODELO/...
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Johnson Wax Research Tower LighterOn Hold
Modern Times
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Johnson Wax Research Tower Lighter
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1940s American Desk Accessories
Lighter in the shape of the Research Tower that Frank Lloyd Wright designed for the Johnson Wax Company. It has a strong architectural presence. These models were given as gifts by the ...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Pair of Taliesin Side Tables fo...
Frank Lloyd Wright, Henredon
Vintage 1950s American End Tables
Mahogany
Frank Lloyd Wright for Henredon pair of hexagonal Taliesin side tables in mahogany with rare custom finish and detailing around the edges.
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4 Mission Style Wall Sconces
Objectiques
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4 Mission Style Wall Sconces
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1960s Unknown Mission Wall Lights and Sconces
Mahogany
4 Mission Style wall sconces in Mahogany with leaded glass panels. These sconces come with twin sockets for illumination
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A Frank Lloyd Wright Mahogany Extension Dining Tab...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
Mahogany
the rectangular top that extends to accommodate 2 leaves with beveled edges and carved modified greek key motif above v shaped pedestals with similar decorative motif
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Johnson Wax Research Tower Lighter...Frank LLoyd W...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1930s American Tobacco Accessories
Enamel, Chrome
This lighter is modeled after the Frank LLoyd Wright designed Research Tower in Racine, Wisconsin. There were approximately 5000 of these made, and most were given to the higher ups th...
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Frank Lloyd Wright UNITARIAN MEETING HOUSE MADISON
ArtBrokerDesign
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Frank Lloyd Wright UNITARIAN MEETING HOUSE MADISON...
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s Benches
Wood
Wright was 78 years old in January, 1946, when commissioned to design a new church for the Madison Society; he turned 84 before the Meeting House was completed in 1951. His productive l...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Hexagonal Coffee Table
Collage 20th Century Classics
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Frank Lloyd Wright Hexagonal Coffee Table
Frank Lloyd Wright
Vintage 1950s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Mahogany six-sided coffee table with Taliesen design edge. FLW stamp. PRICE REDUCED from $6500
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Signed Frank Lloyd Wright Cocktail Table
Frank Lloyd Wright
20th Century Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Mahogany
Frank Lloyd Wright Signed Cocktail Table for Henredon, This Americana Heritage Coffee Table is of Mid Century Modern Design with a Stealth Look and Taliesin Detail, Professionally Resto...
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A signed Frank Lloyd Wright Table by Henredon
Frank Lloyd Wright, Henredon
Vintage 1950s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
A signed Frank Lloyd Wright Table by Henredon
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Frank Lloyd Wright Tables
Galere
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Frank Lloyd Wright Tables
Frank Lloyd Wright
20th Century American End Tables
Copper, Mahogany
Frank Lloyd Wright tables from the Price Tower in Bartlesville,Oklahoma. Mahogany & Copper 36.5"w x 31"d x 29.5"h
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