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Don Knorr, Vista Furniture
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Bookcases
Philippine mahogany and steel bookcase by Los Angeles based Vista Furniture Company. Expanded metal backing with a solid steel frame. There are three positions to adjust shelves. Pro...
Bitossi, Aldo Londi
Vintage 1950-1959 Italy Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Ceramic lamp by Aldo Londi for Bitossi, with a repeating sgraffito design and Rimini blue glaze. Measures: New parchment shade: 16" diameter x 11.5" high Dimensions wi...
Vintage 1940-1949 Finland Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Early Alvar Aaalto coffee table in birch. Excellent unrestored condition, with a beautiful grain. The original owner had a glass top made for the table and kept it protected througho...
Middletown Manufacturing Co.
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Dual neck lamp by Middletown Manufacturing Co. 1949. Nickel-plated. Incredible quality and condition. In the fall of 1949, the lamp appeared on the cover of the influential Walke...
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Allan Gould side table with mixed hardwood top and steel base. Produced in limited quantities for the designer's own company, Allan Gould Design (New York City), 1955.