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About CONVERSO

Lawrence Converso's concentration in and respect for Mid-Century American design has earned him premiere dealer status over the past 30 years. With a Chicago based showroom CONVERSO sells to designers and collectors, worldwide.

CONVERSO

Established in 19941stDibs seller since 2008

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20th Century Specialists

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Featured Pieces

Walter Dorwin Teague Cabinet
By Walter Darwin Teaque
Located in Chicago, IL
Walter Dorwin Teague sideboard, Bleached figured paldao wood, hinged side door conceals four shelves; two doors chrome-plated pulls conceal three drawers and two adjustable shelves l...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Buffets

Materials

Steel

Walter Gropius Set of Eight Dining Armchairs
By Thonet, Walter Gropius
Located in Chicago, IL
Walter Gropius set of eight dining armchairs, model W199 These have all been professionally restored to original tone and appearance. Stained solid birch.  
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Birch

Large Bronze Architectural Planter
By Walter Lamb
Located in Chicago, IL
Bronze patina planter, fluted channeled vertical sections with bottle cap edge.   
Category

1990s Unknown Art Deco Urns

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Barrel Back Lounge Chairs by Robsjohn-Gibbings
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Widdicomb Furniture Co.
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of barrel back lounge chairs by Robsjohn-Gibbings, for Widdicomb, Model 1651. Frame made of solid maple spindles which secure boucle reupholstered button tufted tubs, with solid...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Bouclé, Upholstery, Maple

Paul McCobb Planner Group Cabinet
By Planner Group, Paul McCobb
Located in Chicago, IL
Paul McCobb Planner Group cabinet, painted solid maple case features two sliding textured doors concealing 4 drawers with open storage, aluminum ring pulls, wrought iron bases. Resto...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Aluminum, Wrought Iron

Pair of Robert Venturi Queen Anne Chairs for Knoll
By Knoll, Robert Venturi
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of Robert Venturi Queen Anne Chairs for Knoll with Spinneybeck leather cushions 1984 The Venturi Collection From Knoll Museum: After working with him on the New York showroom...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Leather, Laminate

John Dickinson Monumental Cabinet for the Historic Firehouse, San Francisco
By John Dickinson
Located in Chicago, IL
John Dickinson Monumental cabinet for the Historic Firehouse, San Francisco: Cabinet is made of oak and glass comprised of two units; the top unit features two glass doors concealing...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Cabinets

Materials

Glass, Oak

Custom Blackened Mastercraft Coffee Table
By Mastercraft
Located in Chicago, IL
Custom blackened Mastercraft coffee table, tubular steel matte black finish with brass rings on each leg, inset glass.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Brass, Steel, Metal

Pair of Laverne Stem Tables
By Laverne International, Erwine & Estelle Laverne
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of Laverne Stem tables for Laverne International, models ST-12 and ST-2 weighted cast iron bases matte white finish with solid black and white 3/4"polished marble tops. Great f...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Marble, Iron

Pair of Vladimir Kagan "Cloud" Sofas for Directional
By Vladimir Kagan, Directional
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of Vladimir Kagan "Cloud" sofas for Directional, reupholstered in Italian Boucle. Lucite vertical center structural support with round oiled rosewood plinth bases. [Label on ...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Bouclé, Rosewood

Enzo Mari Style Sculpture
By Enzo Mari
Located in Chicago, IL
Enzo Mari style sculpture, solid steel mass with architectural elements.
Category

Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Steel

Pair of Mies van der Rohe Sling MR Dining Chairs
By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Knoll
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of Mies van der Rohe Sling MR dining chairs, One chocolate brown the other black. Knoll label to underside.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Stainless Steel

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