Modern Times Furniture

Pair of Brass and Cut Crystal Sputnik Wall Sconces
Pair of Brass and Cut Crystal Sputnik Wall Sconces
Bakalowits & Sohne
Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass, Crystal
Dramatic and sparkling Sputnik wall sconces attributed to Bakalowits, Austria. The radiating spikes are laden with faceted crystals of different sizes. They are lit from behind, and ...
Lagardo Tackett Two Sided Cookie Jar with Faces and Rattan Handle
Lagardo Tackett Two Sided Cookie Jar with Faces...
Lagardo Tackett, Lagardo Tackett
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
This amusing ceramic cookie jar designed by Lagardo Tackett has an opening on each side. The lids of the two openings are made of wood and painted with clownish, smiling faces. Their...
White Porcelain Serving Fork and Spoon
White Porcelain Serving Fork and Spoon
Harold and Trudi Sitterle, Sitterle Ceramics
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Serving Pieces
Porcelain
Long, white porcelain serving fork and spoon set. The ends of the handles have holes for hanging. The stylized fork has a short saw tooth edge, like a "spork". This design is qui...
Electric Wall Clock by George Nelson Associates for Howard Miller
Electric Wall Clock by George Nelson Associates...
Howard Miller, George Nelson & Associates
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks
Electric wall clock designed circa 1950 by George Nelson Associates for Howard Miller with a masonite face, numbers resembling push pins, and a birch frame.  
D. Peterson Ceramic Pitcher and Cups Set, 1956
D. Peterson Ceramic Pitcher and Cups Set, 1956
D. Peterson
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
This handmade ceramic pitcher and cups set has classically simple forms. The glaze treatment is wonderfully irregular, embracing the spontaneity of the process. The darker glaze on t...
Ceramic Platter by Lee Rosen for Design Technics
Ceramic Platter by Lee Rosen for Design Technics
Design Technics, Lee Rosen
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
This ceramic platter by Lee Rosen for Design Technics is a functional decorative art object. It's lovely to look at, and it also makes an excellent serving plate or tray. The hand pa...
Leon Rosen for Pace Swivel Lounge Chair
Leon Rosen for Pace Swivel Lounge Chair
Pace Collection, Leon Rosen
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs
Swivel lounge chair designed by Leon Rosen for The Pace collection. The cylindrical pedestal base is clad in chrome-plated metal. Because the chrome reflects the surface on which the...
Wastebasket Designed by Seymour Robins for Sondra Kay Interiors
Wastebasket Designed by Seymour Robins for Sond...
Seymour Robins, Sondra Kay Interiors
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Baskets
Grasscloth, Iron
This wastebasket that was designed by Seymour Robins for Sondra Kay Interiors is an interesting combination of elements: the Industrial iron wire with the natural woven grasscloth, t...
Ben Seibel for Raymor Two Shade Table Lamp
Ben Seibel for Raymor Two Shade Table Lamp
Raymor, Ben Seibel
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
This versatile table lamp was designed by Ben Seibel, circa 1951, and sold through Raymor. The long arms have pivoting ball and socket joints at both the base ends and the points of ...
Wood Nutcracker Designed by Carl Auböck III
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware
This nutcracker by Carl Auböck III by is a simply elegant design. The wooden sides feel very nice in hand, and the ebony and maple contrast and complement each other. The springy hi...
Sand Cast Wall Sculpture of a Bird on a Branch ...
George Nelson
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures
This whimsical bird wall sculpture is a charmer. It is sand cast with the stylized details in low relief and embedded with softly worn, beach pebbles. It stands with skinny wire legs...
Fused Glass Wall Pocket Vase by Michael and Fra...
Michael and Frances Higgins, Higgins Glass
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Art Glass
This colorful, fused glass wall pocket was made at the Higgins Glass Studio. It is likely one of Michael's designs since it utilizes pieces of colored glass arranged between sheets o...
"Prestini's Art in Wood" Book by Edgar Kaufmann Jr
Barbara Morgan, Edgar Kaufman Jr.
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Books
This monograph on James Prestini has an essay by Edgar Kaufmann Jr. and numerous, beautiful photographs by Barbara Morgan of Prestini's exquisite turned wood objects and experimental...
1974 Brutalist Nails Wall Sculpture with Brass ...
Vintage 1970s American Brutalist Wall-mounted Sculptures
Brass
Three dimensional, brutalist wall sculpture with a frame of square nails set with torch cut and patinated brass rectangles. Signed "Charles '74". Please contact us if you have any...
Broken Glass Mosaic Cocktail Table with Brass F...
Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Glass
This unusual mosaic tile coffee table features a fractured sheet of clear glass over a gilt surface with a spotty, patinated finish. The effect is like a gold colored distressed mirr...
Pair of Cedric Hartman Floor Lamps
Cedric Hartman, Cedric Hartman
Vintage 1970s American Minimalist Floor Lamps
Brass
Classic lamp design by Cedric Hartman with an elegant simplicity. The lamp stems swivel, and the shades pivot to direct the light. Please contact us if you have any questions.
H. A. Larson Brutalist Patchwork Bar Cabinet wi...
H.A. Larson
Vintage 1970s Brutalist Dry Bars
Brass, Copper, Copper
Studio made cabinet with patchwork copper and brass clad surface. The metal pieces are patinated and enameled with applied, torch cut, and ground down textures in the finish. The nai...
H. A. Larson Brutalist Patchwork Coffee Table w...
H.A. Larson
Vintage 1970s Brutalist Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Brass
Studio made coffee table with patchwork copper and brass clad surface. The metal pieces are patinated and enameled with applied, torch cut, and ground down textures in the finish. Th...
Figural Wrought Iron Fire Dog Andirons
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Andirons
Wrought Iron
Stylized, hand-wrought iron log holders in the form of two dogs. They have a humorous quality with expressive faces, a wide-legged stance, long necks, and curled tails. They bring a ...
Pair of Chrome and Glass Spiral Side Tables
Pace Collection
Vintage 1970s American Space Age Side Tables
Glass, Chrome
This whimsical pair of side tables have circular tops and bases with a spring or corkscrew shaped stem connecting them. They have a very animated quality, and they look a bit differe...
Edward Wormley Brass Corner Lamps for Lightolier
Edward Wormley, Lightolier
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass
Brass corner lamps designed by Edward Wormley for Lightolier. The double cone shaped fixtures project light upward and downward. There is a slight variation of these lamps pictured i...

Charles and Ray Eames Leg Splints

By Evans Products Company
Charles and Ray Eames Leg Splints
Evans Products Company, Charles & Ray Eames
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
Plywood
These leg splints were designed by Charles and Ray Eames and produced for the United States Navy by the Evans Products Company, molded plywood division. They're still in their origin...
Venini Fazzoletto Vase
Venini, Fulvio Bianconi
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass
Art Glass
Wonderful, free-form handkerchief vase designed by Fulvio Bianconi for Venini of Murano, Italy. The rich red interior is cased in a white glass exterior. The undulating shape of this...
Rosenthal Netter Italian Ceramic Vase
Rosenthal Netter
Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
Ceramic vase made in Italy for Rosenthal-Netter. The vivid purple lava glaze with bright red accents flows down over the chocolate brown base color. This is a classic example of mid-...
Los Castillo Brass Handles with Inlaid Stone
Los Castillo
Vintage 1960s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Doors and Gates
Stone
Set of four handmade door or drawer pulls from the Los Castillo workshop in Taxco, Mexico. They are sinuous in form with elegantly curved edges and profiles. Please contact us if...
Dansk Variation IV Flatware Set, Service for Eight
Dansk Designs, Jens Quistgaard
Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Tableware
Stainless Steel
Service for eight of "Variation IV" flatware in stainless steel designed by Jens Quistgaard for Dansk. Eight each-salad fork, dinner fork, dinner knife, butter knife, tea spoon, ...
Folke Arström Focus Flatware Set, Service for Ten
Folke Arstrom, Gense
Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Tableware
Stainless Steel
Service for ten of "Focus" pattern stainless steel flatware designed by Folke Arström for Gense, Sweden. Ten each salad fork, dinner fork, fish (?) fork, dinner knife, tea spoon,...
Harry Weese Gooseneck Lamp
Harry Weese
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
This chrome gooseneck table or desk lamp is from the Baldry series designed in the 1940s by Harry Weese for Baldwin-Kingery, Chicago. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Marc Chagall Fabric

By Marc Chagall
Marc Chagall Fabric
Marc Chagall, Fuller Fabrics
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Curtains and Valances
This lovely fabric was designed by Marc Chagall for Fuller Fabrics. It is "A Modern Master Original" from their series of fabrics released in 1955 based on a collaboration between th...
Riveted Brass Folding Screen
Vintage 1970s Screens and Room Dividers
Brass
This brass clad folding screen or room divider in the style of Sarreid has three panels with riveted trim. The measurements given are for the screen fully extended flat without any a...
Frederick C. Boger Brass and Travertine Coffee ...
Frederick C. Boger
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Brass, Travertine
This custom-made coffee table was designed by Chicago architect, Industrial designer, and furniture maker Frederick C. (Fred) Boger. The brass base is beautifully made with thick dis...
Brushed and Polished Stainless Steel and Glass ...
Vintage 1970s American Minimalist Coffee and Cocktail Tables
This Minimalist modern coffee or cocktail table has a very refined line. It is beautifully made of thick, polished and brushed stainless steel with clear evidence of the hand constru...

Allan Calhamer Chess Set

By Allan Calhamer
Allan Calhamer Chess Set
Allan Calhamer, Allan Calhamer
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Games
Painted wood chess set designed and made by Allan B. Calhamer, the inventor of the highly influential strategy board game "Diplomacy". From his NY Times obituary by Margalit Fox on M...
Pair of Brass and Glass Flora Form Wall Lamps
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
These sculptural brass, vine form wall sconces have undulating stems that branch off on alternating sides to hold pod shaped frosted glass lamp shades. The design is a wonderful comb...
Chrome and Glass Ball Floor Lamp
Sonneman Lighting
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Glass, Chrome
Floor lamp with black base, five chrome stems forming a tapered stand and a glass ball shade. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Paul McCobb Chest of Drawers
Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers
This Paul McCobb six drawer dresser for Calvin has tapering dowel legs and elongated machined aluminium pulls. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Pedersen & Hansen Teak Cheval Mirror
Pedersen & Hansen
Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Floor Mirrors and Full-Length M...
Mirror, Teak
This full length floor mirror has an elongated oval shape that contrasts nicely with the angular frame. The mirror pivots and is held in place with turned teak knobs. Please conta...
Abstract Cityscape by William McBride, Jr.
William McBride
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Abstract cityscape painting on board by Chicago artist, William McBride, Jr. McBride was born in 1912 in New Orleans. His parents, who were vaudeville performers, moved their fam...
French Quarter Painting by William McBride, Jr
William McBride
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings
Street scene painting of the French quarter in New Orleans on recycled board by Chicago artist, William McBride, Jr. McBride was born in 1912 in New Orleans. His parents, who wer...
Finn Juhl Storage Cube
Finn Juhl, France & Son
Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Cabinets
Teak
Teak "Cresco" storage cabinet on base with one adjustable shelf inside from a modular series designed by Finn Juhl for France and Sons. Because this is a modular system, there are ho...
Edmund Ronaky Ceramic Bowl
Edmund Ronaky
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Clay
This fun ceramic dish by California potter Edmund Ronaky has a free form and a two-part shape. It has a high gloss glaze over a design of a worried looking man who appears to be an E...

Tommi Parzinger Brass Box

By Tommi Parzinger
Tommi Parzinger Brass Box
Tommi Parzinger, Dorlyn Silversmiths
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes
Brass
Rectangular box with attached lid and incised grid pattern by Tommi Parzinger. The wood lined interior is divided. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Enameled Flowers Wall Sculpture
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Copper
Large-scale, Brutalist wall sculpture of a vase of flowers. The torch cut vase has numerous small holes and notches around the top into which you can insert and arrange the flowers. ...

Pair of Angular Lounge Chairs

By Dwight Furniture Co.
Pair of Angular Lounge Chairs
Dwight Furniture Co.
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Upholstery
Pair of lounge chairs with trim upholstery and angular, magnesium frames by Dwight of Grand Rapids. This pair of chairs came from the home of Paul MacAlister, noted Chicago area ...
Playboy Club Stainless Flatware Set
Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Tableware
This sleek, modern flatware was designed for the PlayBoy club. Though not complete, it's hard to find large sets of this pattern. Seven salad forks Nine dinner forks 16 dinner ...
T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Buffet with China Cabinet
Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Buffets
This handsome sideboard designed by T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb has a china cabinet top piece with sliding glass doors. (Shown without the doors in some of the photos.) The...
Globe Lamp with Chrome Base
Vintage 1960s American Space Age Floor Lamps
Chrome, Plastic
This large-scale globe lamp has a Minimalist elegance and it can be used as a table lamp or a floor lamp. The globe shade sits in the skeletal chrome base, creating a kind of floatin...
Hammered Sterling Flask
Early 20th Century Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver
Hammered sterling flask with rounded edges and a screw on cap that doubles as a shot glass. This flask does not stand on it's own. It is propped up in photos. Simply marked "sil...

Henry Dreyfuss Wall Lamps

By Henry Dreyfuss
Henry Dreyfuss Wall Lamps
Henry Dreyfuss
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces
These streamlined, Art Deco wall sconces were designed in 1938 by Henry Dreyfuss in conjunction with the Luminator Co. of Chicago for the 20th century Ltd. train cars. These are the ...
Carved Wooden Hippo
Rod Mack
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Wood
Whimsical carved wooden hippo figure by Rod Mack, dated 1958. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Iron Ribcage Log Holder
Howard Miller, George Nelson
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots
Iron
George Nelson style iron rod log holder for inside or outside the fireplace. The simple modern design is reminiscent of a ribcage. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Italian Ceramic Vase
Fausto Melotti
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
This tall ceramic vase has a double cone shape with a low "waist". The white glaze over the black base coat is loosely applied with varied thickness and tiny air bubbles overall. The...
Jacob Bang Glass Bottle
Raymor, Jacob Elier
Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Glass
Glass, Teak
Elegant decanter in white cased glass with teak stopper designed by Jacob Bang for Kastrup and sold through Raymor. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Edward Wormley Wall Mount Cabinet
Edward Wormley
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets
Wall mount storage cabinet designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar. The simple form with its subtle asymmetry highlights the natural beauty of the wood. The use of sap-streaked walnut ...
Paul McCobb Jewelry Chest
Paul McCobb, Winchendon Furniture Company
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers
This ten-drawer jewelry cabinet is part of the Planner Group designed by Paul McCobb for Winchendon Furniture. Please contact us if you have any questions.

David Cressey Table Lamp

By Architectural Pottery
David Cressey Table Lamp
Architectural Pottery, David Cressey
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Ceramic
Ceramic table lamp designed by David Cressey for Architectural Pottery. It has a speckled brown glaze over a creamy base color and a textural treatment of freely applied squiggles. ...
Dr. Peter Schlumbohm Water Kettle
Peter Schlumbohm, Chemex
Vintage 1950s American Industrial Glass
This stylish glass water kettle is a rare item from the Chemex line of housewares. It's the perfect companion piece to the Chemex drip coffee maker. The glass-stemmed stopper has a c...

Fritz Haller Cabinet

By Fritz Haller
Fritz Haller Cabinet
Fritz Haller, Usm Haller
Vintage 1970s Swiss Minimalist Cabinets
Smartly engineered cabinet designed by Fritz Haller and sold through Herman Miller. The grid-like construction has an open section on the right and a closed section on the left. The ...

Early Eames Fiberglass Armchair

By Charles and Ray Eames
Early Eames Fiberglass Armchair
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Fiberglass
Early production fiberglass armchair by Charles and Ray Eames with "X" shaped zinc base and rope edged shell by Zenith Plastics. Please contract us if you have any questions.
Hand-Wrought Andirons and Fireplace Fender
Vintage 1930s Andirons
Iron
Brass-plated wrought iron fireplace set consisting of andirons with removable cross bar and fire fender. The set features twisted and coiled forms, elaborate scrolls and floral motif...
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