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Walnut and Brass Mid Century Modern Floor Lamp
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Solid sculpted walnut strips and base inland with brass mid-century modern floor lamp.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Maison Jansen Style Brass Mid-Century Serving Trolley
By Maison Jansen
Located in Weesp, NL
Brass Mid-Century Maison Jansen style serving trolley. Chic late 1950s, brass two-tier serving or bar trolley. Measurements: D 91 x W 43 x H 70 cm.
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Vintage 1950s French Serving Tables

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Brass

Brass Mid-Century Candleholder, Signed by Metalsmith Fordos, 1970's
Located in Budapest, HU
Brass mid-century candleholder, signed, 1970's.
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Candelabras

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Brass

Shaped Bowl Solid 1960 Italy Brass Mid-Century Modern
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Shaped bowl solid 1960 Italy brass Mid-Century Modern.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls

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Brass

Mastercraft Brass Mid Century Coffee Table
By Mastercraft
Located in Countryside, IL
Mastercraft brass mid century coffee table Table measures: 38 wide x 38 deep x 16 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage condition. That means t...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Tilting Table Mirror in Brass Mid-Century Baroque Italian Design
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Tilting table mirror in brass mid-century baroque Italian design.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Girandoles

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Brass

Pair of Walnut and Brass Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
By Lightolier
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of cone shape turned walnut and brass Mid-Century Modern table lamps.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Brass Mid-Century Modern Lotus Flowers Candle Holders
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Pair of brass Mid-Century Modern lotus flowers candle holders. Size: 6" D x 2.5" H.
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Vintage 1970s Indian Mid-Century Modern More Candle Holders

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Brass

Hughe Pair Brass Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights Scones with 2 Bulbs
Located in Weiningen, CH
hughe pair brass Mid-Century Modern wall lights scones with 2 bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pair of Sculptural Walnut and Brass Mid-Century Modern Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of sculptural walnut and brass Mid-Century Modern lamps. American, circa 1960s. They have been rewired and are ready to use. The price noted below includes the shades.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Sculptural Teak and Brass Mid-Century Table Lamp
Located in Countryside, IL
Sculptural teak and brass mid-century table lamp This lamp measures: 5.75 wide x 5.75 deep x 34 inches high and weighs 3.6 pounds Excellent vintage condition We take our pho...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Neoclassical Console Tables in Mahogany Brass Mid-Century Italian Buffa
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Pair of neoclassical console tables in mahogany brass mid-century Italian Paolo Buffa. Marble gray with shades of black and white.
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Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

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Marble

Kroehler Walnut and Brass Mid Century 5 Drawer Highboy Dresser
By Kroehler Mfg. Co.
Located in Countryside, IL
Kroehler walnut and brass mid century 5 drawer highboy dresser Dresser measures: 40.75 wide x 19 deep x 46 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage c...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass

Tall Murano Glass & Brass Mid-Century Chandelier Barovier Style
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Dallas, TX
Very tall and thin oval shaped unique Murano glass and brass Mid-Century Modern lantern or chandelier, Barovier & Toso style, Italy, 1970s. The vintage pendant chandelier is made of ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lanterns

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Brass

Silvio Cavatorta Chest of Drawers in Maple with Mirror and Brass Mid-Century
By Silvio Cavatorta
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Silvio Cavatorta chest of drawers in maple with mirror and brass mid-century. The bed is in its original state as you can see from the photos.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass

Lucite and Brass Mid-Century Modern Rolling Bar Cart Trolley Tea Table Stand
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Lucite and brass mid century modern rolling bar cart trolley tea table stand. Item features brass stretcher base, rolling casters, lucite upper level with shelf, clean modernist line...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

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Brass

Brass Mid Century Tic Tac Toe Square Game Set on Lucite Base
Located in North Miami, FL
This polished brass Mid-Century Modern Tac Tac Toe square game set has 10 players total of X's and 0"s. A new lucite base was made to give it height and easier room to play. All was ...
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Vintage 1950s Taiwanese Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Brass Mid-Century Side Tables
Located in Austin, TX
A pair of side tables from France made of gilt brass and featuring the original eglomized mirror bottom shelves and clear top shelves.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Brass

  • Brass Mid-Century Side Tables
  • Brass Mid-Century Side Tables
  • Brass Mid-Century Side Tables
  • Brass Mid-Century Side Tables
H 19.75 in. W 14.5 in. D 21.75 in.
Italian Brass Mid-Century Chandelier
Located in London, GB
A large fourteen-arm brass and textured black accents chandelier from the mid-20th century. The foliate detail to arms and bulb holders conforming with the body of the light. A very ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Italian Brass Mid-Century Chandelier
  • Italian Brass Mid-Century Chandelier
  • Italian Brass Mid-Century Chandelier
  • Italian Brass Mid-Century Chandelier
H 37.41 in. Dm 33.86 in.
Cylindrical Brass Mid Century Table Lamp
By Walter Von Nessen
Located in New York, NY
Heavy brass table lamp of cylindrical form, strong masculine lines, straightforward form follows function design. Brass finish shows some cosmetic wear specifically variation to surf...
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Mid-20th Century American International Style Table Lamps

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Brass

Brass Mid Century Style Console Table
Located in London, GB
A midcentury style console table in brass and patinated brass/bronze finish. The conical tapering brass patinated supports on circular brass feet terminating in 4 ascending brass rin...
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Late 20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

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Brass

  • Brass Mid Century Style Console Table
  • Brass Mid Century Style Console Table
  • Brass Mid Century Style Console Table
  • Brass Mid Century Style Console Table
H 28.75 in. W 51.19 in. D 15.75 in.
Brass Mid-Century French Floor Light
Located in London, GB
A stylish curved mid 20th brass floor lamp. France, c1960s. Good patina, the form is particularly attractive. Lacking a shade. Since re-wired and PAT tested. Locat...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

  • Brass Mid-Century French Floor Light
  • Brass Mid-Century French Floor Light
  • Brass Mid-Century French Floor Light
  • Brass Mid-Century French Floor Light
H 57.09 in. W 9.85 in. D 15.75 in.
Italian Brass Mid-Century Pair of Mirrors
Located in Austin, TX
Pair of mirrors from Italy in the shape of shields. Each features a brass frame. We love the impressive size and condition of this pair.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

Horse Bookends Cast Iron Brass Mid Century
Located in New York, NY
Mid century Horse bookends. Gold brass plated cast iron.
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Mid-20th Century Bookends

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Iron

  • Horse Bookends Cast Iron Brass Mid Century
  • Horse Bookends Cast Iron Brass Mid Century
  • Horse Bookends Cast Iron Brass Mid Century
  • Horse Bookends Cast Iron Brass Mid Century
H 6.38 in. W 5.5 in. D 4.25 in.
Lucite and Brass Mid-Century Modern Chandelier
By Venini
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern Lucite and brass ribbon chandelier with canopy. Wired for the U.S. and in excellent working condition.
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Brass Mid Century Brutalist 5 Lamp Chandelier
Located in Søborg, DK
Vintage mid century brutalist 5 lamp chandelier. Great design. Great quality. In great vintage condition. Rewired and grounded with a twisted brown cloth flex. Also a new wire f...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

French Brass Mid Century Stacking Tables, 1960's
Located in Lingfield, GB
French mid century drinks trolley nest circa 1950 - 1960's Decorative brass frames with reeded legs, pierced galleries and decorative finials. Each trolley has original its glass a...
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Vintage 1960s French Hollywood Regency Nesting Tables and Stacking Tables

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Brass

  • French Brass Mid Century Stacking Tables, 1960's
  • French Brass Mid Century Stacking Tables, 1960's
  • French Brass Mid Century Stacking Tables, 1960's
  • French Brass Mid Century Stacking Tables, 1960's
H 21.66 in. W 23.63 in. D 13.39 in.
Pair of Swirled Brass Mid Century Sconces
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
1-4077 a pair of swirled brass single light sconce. Newly rewired.
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Vintage 1950s Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

  • Pair of Swirled Brass Mid Century  Sconces
  • Pair of Swirled Brass Mid Century  Sconces
  • Pair of Swirled Brass Mid Century  Sconces
  • Pair of Swirled Brass Mid Century  Sconces
H 16.5 in. W 5 in. D 4.5 in.
Pair of Swedish Brass Mid-Century Table Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of adjustable mid-century table lamps. Brass and painted metal shades. Sweden, c1960s. Good condition, some wear commensurate with age. The shades and base could b...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

  • Pair of Swedish Brass Mid-Century Table Lamps
  • Pair of Swedish Brass Mid-Century Table Lamps
  • Pair of Swedish Brass Mid-Century Table Lamps
  • Pair of Swedish Brass Mid-Century Table Lamps
H 9.85 in. W 5.12 in. D 11.82 in.
French Leather and Brass Mid-Century Table Lamp
Located in London, GB
A classy leather and brass table lamp, with indented star motifs. France, c1960s. A lovely pairing of materials. Some scuffs and wear to the leather but generally good co...
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Mid-20th Century French Table Lamps

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Wood

Pair of Brass Mid Century Asian Style Lamps
Located in Locust Valley, NY
A pair of Asian style mid century brass table lamps on a shaped wood base. Body of lamp measures 18" High. Shade sold separately.
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Mid-20th Century Table Lamps

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Brass

Brass Mid-Century Modern Large Handle Tray Barware
Located in North Miami, FL
This heavy gauge brass tray is Mid-Century Modern and from the 50's. It has been beautifully polished professionally and lacquered. Our restorer says it is bronze but we are calling ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Brass

Teak and Brass Mid-Century Swedish Floor Lamp
Located in London, GB
A teak floor lamp with stylish brass central detail. Sweden, c1960s. Original lamp shade retained for reference but likely wants updating. Since re-wired and PAT tested. ...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Brass Mid-Century Modern Candleholders, circa 1960
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful pair of Mid-Century Modern brass candelabra or candleholders. These candelabras each hold seven candles that are supported by a sleek u-shaped base. These have been profess...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Candelabras

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Brass

Black Painted Aluminum & Brass Mid-Century Adjustable Wall Lamps
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This pair of wall lamps was produced in Italy between the late 1950s and early 1960s. They are made from black painted aluminum (rough finish) and brass articulated structure. Very g...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Aluminum, Brass

Wrought Iron and Brass Mid-Century Modern Fireplace Tools
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Four piece set of Mid-Century Modern, fireplace tools features looped wrought iron frame and tools with brass inserts. The tools are in great condition showing very little use.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots

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Brass, Wrought Iron

Opaline glass & brass Mid-century Abat Jour by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo, Bruno Gatta
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This fine table lamp is made of opaline satin finish glass with brass details and it remains in very good conditions: some paint losses on the lamp holder, as showed in picture. Avai...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

Space Age Brass Mid-Century Table Lamp" Rocket", 1960s
Located in Praha, CZ
- Czechoslovakia, 1960s - Made of glass, metal - Good original condition with patina. - Tiny crack on glass part,maybe right from the manufacturer (see the picure) jr
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Solid Travertine and Brass Mid-Century Belgium Table Lamp
Located in London, GB
A stylish solid travertine table lamp with double sided strips of brass inlay, Belgium, c1970s. Since re-wired and PAT tested. Dimensions: 46 H x 23 W x 7.5 D in cm. De...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Table Lamps

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Travertine, Brass

1950s Era Brass Mid-Century Modern Italian Sputnik Chandelier
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a gorgeous Classic Sputnik chandelier. This chandelier measures 26 x 26 wide x 24 tall. It needs to be rewired as it is European.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Sideboard Wood Glass Brass Mid Century Italian Design 1970s
Located in Palermo, IT
Sideboard in walnut wood by the unknown designer with 2 sliding doors with small brass handles, where inside there are 2 rectangular glass shelves. Made in Italy in the 70s.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

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Brass

  • Sideboard Wood Glass Brass Mid Century Italian Design 1970s
  • Sideboard Wood Glass Brass Mid Century Italian Design 1970s
  • Sideboard Wood Glass Brass Mid Century Italian Design 1970s
  • Sideboard Wood Glass Brass Mid Century Italian Design 1970s
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Space Age Brass Mid-Century Table Lamp" Rocket", 1960s
Located in Praha, CZ
- Czechoslovakia, 1960s - Made of glass, metal - Good original condition with patina. jr
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Brass Mid-Century Modern Chandelier With 3 Blown Glass Globes
Located in Houston, TX
Brass modern chandelier, circa 1950-1970, newly wired for use within the USA. Three lights (accommodate medium-base or Edison bulbs) with original hand blown glass globes. Globes are...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Pair of Brass Mid-Century Modern Halogen Floor Lamps
By Estiluz
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of nice quality Mid-Century Modern floor lamps.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Dirilyte Solid Brass Mid Century Candle Holders
By Dirilyte
Located in New York, NY
Gorgous pair of Mid Century Art Deco inspired solid brass candlesticks or candelabras.
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Mid-20th Century Art Deco Candlesticks

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Brass

Sculptural Gaetano Sciolari Spiral Brass, Mid-Century Modern Chandelier
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Spiral brass chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari, Italy, circa 1960. The chandelier is made of square brass bars forming a partial spiral. It takes ten lights bulbs. The body of the chand...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Mastercraft Dining Chairs, Greek Key, Brass, Mid-Century Modern
By Mastercraft
Located in Opa Locka, FL
Mastercraft dining chairs with greek key design.The Uphostery is vinyl and the chairs have a brass plating/finish. In total of 12 chairs available.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Walnut and Brass Mid-Century Modern Executive Parsons Desk
Located in Compton, CA
Make a statement in your office with this handsome oversized desk in natural walnut veneer with brass edge detailing. No drawers, but does include 2 media holes on desk top for cords.
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Mid-Century Modern Desks

Italian Chandelier glass balls and brass Mid century modern
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Midcentury Italian design balls chandelier ,chromed metal and glass balls, some parts are golden.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Gold, Chrome

Travertine and Brass Mid-Century French Side or Coffee Table
Located in London, GB
A small coffee table or side table. France, c1960s. Naturally patinated brass and travertine top, providing a pleasing contrast of tones. Good condition, some scuffs and ...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Travertine, Brass

Sculpture, Decorative Owl, Brass, Mid-Century, Brass, Vintage, circa 1950
By Curtis Jere
Located in New York, NY
Sculpture of a decorative brass owl, mid-century, circa 1950. Beautifully handmade brass sculpture.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Brass

Murano Periwinkle Glass and Brass Mid-Century Wall Mirror, 1980
Located in Rome, IT
A strong periwinkle frame, reach the eye of the beholder, leaving him entranced; of Murano periwinkle art glass wall mirror. Beautifully shaped and of excellent size, the wall mirror...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

Murano Round Art Glass and Brass Mid-Century Chandelier, 1970
By Murano 5
Located in Rome, IT
Elegant sinuous and Stellar Murano glass chandelier, very essential and linear in shape but really beautiful. Elegance also due to the beautiful workmanship of the glasses. Coming f...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Console Tables Lucite Plexiglass Brass Mid-Century Italian Design 1970s
Located in Palermo, IT
Particular 2-storey console in transparent trapezoidal lucite supported by 4 cylindrical feet. The console has joining elements in brass and golden aluminum. Italian production of th...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

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Brass

  • Console Tables Lucite Plexiglass Brass Mid-Century Italian Design 1970s
  • Console Tables Lucite Plexiglass Brass Mid-Century Italian Design 1970s
  • Console Tables Lucite Plexiglass Brass Mid-Century Italian Design 1970s
  • Console Tables Lucite Plexiglass Brass Mid-Century Italian Design 1970s
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Pair of Green and Brass Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Located in Voorburg, NL
Sophisticated pair of midcentury table lamps from the 1970s. The square brass bases combined with the classical look in green give these lamps their modern and sophisticated form. T...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Chandelier Barovier Murano Glass 1940 Brass Mid-Century Italian design
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Particular 1940s Murano chandelier Barovier attributed, made of Murano glass, original and very elegant taste.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Whimsical Maison Jansen Italian Magazine Rack Brass Mid-Century Modern
By Maison Jansen
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Whimsical Maison Jansen brass swan magazine rack circa 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

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Brass

Vintage Italian Wood & Brass Mid-Century Modern Free-Standing Bookcase
By Dassi Lissone
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This bookcase was produced in Italy around the 1960s. It consists of 2 main wooden units with shelves and containers, joined together by a central chest of drawers and shelves. Remai...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

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Brass

Chandelier Attributed Luigi Brusotti, 1945, Italy, Glass, Brass Mid-Century
By Luigi Brusotti
Located in Vienna, AT
Beautiful mid-century Italian glass chandelier. The bowl, the arms and the rod are made of thick, slightly wavy glass. Also the canopy. The glass arms are fixed in brass holders. The...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Silver Glass and Brass Mid-Century Wall Mirror, 2020
Located in Rome, IT
A strong silver frame reach the eye of the beholder leaving him entranced; a Murano silver art glass wall mirror. The mirror has an oval / rhomboid shape, it is made up of four glas...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Brass

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Brass Midcentury For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic brass midcentury available at 1stDibs. A brass midcentury — often made from metal, brass and glass — can elevate any home. Find 8281 options for an antique or vintage brass midcentury now, or shop our selection of 124 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer brass midcentury, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A brass midcentury made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Scandinavian Modern — is very popular. Stilnovo, Kamenicky Senov and Paul McCobb each produced at least one beautiful brass midcentury that is worth considering.

How Much is a Brass Midcentury?

The average selling price for a brass midcentury at 1stDibs is $2,115, while they’re typically $60 on the low end and $88,000 for the highest priced.

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.