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Mid-Century Modern Lane Cabinet
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful vintage modern end table features two cabinet doors sculpted pulls. Unique two-tone design with oak and walnut wood grain showing quality craftsmanship. This wonderful...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Tables

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H 22 in. W 24 in. D 27 in.
Mid-Century Modern Lane Perception Side Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Esperance, NY
Mid-Century Modern Lane Perception side table.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid century coffee table by Lane. This elegant table features walnut and oak wood construction, stone inserts, one basket woven front and tapered legs. This table would work perfectl...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood

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H 15 in. W 56 in. D 20 in.
Mid-Century Modern Lacquered Console Table Lane Furniture
By Lane Furniture
Located in Baltimore, MD
A lovely mid-century lacquer finished console table with smoke glass insert by Lane Furniture. The table displays a high gloss ivory / cream finish with smooth, rounded edges on t...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Two-Tier Walnut Table by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Downingtown, PA
Mid-century two-tier lamp table by Lane. Walnut table with laminate top and drawer with recessed pull. Beautiful wood tone and tapered legs with vertical reed detail at side.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Laminate, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Walnut End Tables by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish pair of vintage modern end tables features a rich walnut finish and sturdy construction. Striking yet simple mid-century end tables work well in a living room or waiting...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

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H 20.25 in. W 21.75 in. D 27.75 in.
Mid-Century Modern Walnut Coffee Table by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This striking walnut finish coffee table features a glass top and stylish Mid-Century Modern design. Simple yet unique design by Lane Furniture makes an impressive centre table for h...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern End Tables by Lane Furniture
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Pair of single drawer, two-tier chrome and walnut end tables by Lane. A sleek design with a finished back and dovetailed drawers. This pair of vintage modern side tables make the per...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Chrome

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Side Tables by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A pair of vintage walnut side tables by Lane, these show off a rich wood grain with dovetailed sides to the table's top. Please confirm item location with seller (NY/NJ).
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Lane Rhythm Collection Walnut End Tables a Pair
By Lane Furniture
Located in Topeka, KS
Classic Mid-Century Modern pair of end tables by Lane Furniture for their Rhythm Collection comprised of walnut and brass plated metal hardware. Beautiful condition, keeping in mind ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Night Tables by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous pair of night tables by Lane, Staccato series. Brutality styling, walnut squares cross stacked like a chess board across the double doors. Cabinet sits atop a plinth base. B...
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Vintage 1970s Canadian Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Lane Compartment Desk
By Lane Furniture
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Solid rosewood Mid-Century Modern desk by Lane Furniture. There are three front side-by-side pullout drawers and a flush lift-top compartment at the back for storage. The desk is fin...
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

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H 30 in. W 48 in. D 26.5 in.
Mid-Century End Tables by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-century end tables by Lane. This elegant side tables feature a walnut/oak construction, stone inserts, tapered legs and an ornate basket woven style drawer face. The deep drawers...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Stone

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H 20 in. W 24 in. D 24 in.
Lane Rhythm Mid-Century Modern Sculpted Walnut Side Table, Newly Refinished
By Lane Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Mid-Century Modern sculpted walnut two-tier occasional side table By Lane Furniture "Rhythm" Collection USA, 1960s Measures: 29.75" W x 20.75" D x 20.25" H. Ne...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Lane Rhythm Collection Walnut Rectangular Coffee Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Topeka, KS
Iconic mid-century modern walnut coffee table with brass plated metal hardware by Lane Furniture for their Rhythm Collection. Beautiful condition, it has been completely restored. Bu...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Brass

Mid Century Lane Rhythm Coffee Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Spokane Valley, WA
Shipping is included in the price of this item! Mid Century Square coffee table by Lane. Out of their Rhythm line. Incredible condition table. Original owner and very well taken ca...
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Vintage 1960s North American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Walnut

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H 19 in. W 39 in. D 39 in.
Excellent Pair of Lane Z End Side Tables Mid-Century Modern
By Lane Furniture
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Excellent pair of signed Lane Z end tables. These rare small tables still retain their original hang tags. They are in excellent vintage condition with only some very light wear.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Oak

Mid-Century Modern Long Walnut Bench Coffee Table by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern walnut long bench two tear coffee table.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Sculptural End Side Table Walnut Wood by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
A beautiful walnut wood sculptural side or end table by Lane, in great condition. Dimensions: 32 W x 32 D x 14 H.  
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Abalone, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Square Walnut End Tables by Lane Furniture
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautiful pair of vintage modern end tables features a unique walnut wood grain on top running in different directions. Sleek and sturdy design shows true quality craftsmanship by La...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Lane Mid-Century Modern Walnut Double Pedestal Dining Table, Newly Refinished
By Lane Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
A stunning mid-century modern double pedestal extension dining table By Lane Furniture USA, 1970s Gorgeous inlaid walnut top, with walnut slab pedestals. Measures: 62"W x...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Walnut

Handsome Pair of Lane Mid-Century Modern End Tables or Nightstands
By Lane Acclaim
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Handsome pair of matched Lane Acclaim end tables or nightstands. Beautiful contrasting wood bowtie joinery. Brilliant walnut color and grain patterns. Bases recoated black and tops r...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Wood

Modern Vintage Mid-Century Modern Walnut and Chrome Side Table by Lane Furniture
By Lane Furniture
Located in Toledo, OH
Mid-Century Modern walnut and chrome side table by Lane Furniture. Very nice condition. A few very minor edge dents. Dimensions: 21.75" Depth x 23" W x 19.75" H.
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Mid-20th Century North American Modern Side Tables

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Walnut

Lane Mid Century Burlwood Console Sofa Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane Mid Century Burlwood Console Sofa Table The table measures: 54 wide x 13 deep x 25.25 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage condi...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Sofa Tables

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Burl

Mid-Century Modern Serving Cart by Lane Furniture Co.
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Handsome Mid-Century Modern serving cart manufactured by Lane Furniture Company in Altavista, Virginia. Drop-leaf extensions on either side of the tabletop extend the table's surface...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Serving Tables

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Walnut, Laminate

Vintage Lane Mid-Century End Tables, a Pair
By Lane Acclaim
Located in Doylestown, PA
Beautiful pair of Lane step end tables. Walnut and oak with exquisite dovetail inlay. A very clean pair showing little signs of use.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Oak, Walnut

Mid-Century Walnut Commode Table by Lane, Acclaim
By Lane Acclaim
Located in Downingtown, PA
Mid-Century walnut commode table by Lane, Acclaim. Walnut side table with drawer by Lane Furniture, part of the Acclaim line designed by Andre Bus showcasing his iconic two-tone wood...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Fruitwood, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Walnut and Rosewood End Table "Tuxedo" by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Buffalo, NY
Modern walnut and rosewood end "Tuxedo" line by Lane. Classic design and form, nice quality, construction featuring stunning rosewood butterfly inlay detailing. Also avail matching l...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Rosewood, Walnut

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Cane Front End Tables by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This vintage pair of cane front end tables by Lane Furniture offer spacious storage, stylish tapered legs and a unique Mid-Century aesthetic. Perfect side tables for any interior; pl...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Tile-Top Walnut Coffee Table by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stunning vintage modern coffee table by Lane features a unique tiled center and a walnut frame. This circular coffee table has four legs connected by sculpted stretchers. A slee...
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Vintage 1960s North American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Textile, Walnut

Rare Lovely Lane Acclaim Walnut Hall Console Table, Mid-Century Modern
By Lane Furniture
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Rare piece of Lane Acclaim dovetail top hall console table. This is the very hard to find console table in the Lane Acclaim series. This is the 1st one i have ever seen. Very nice...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table with Vinyl Inlays by Lane Altavista
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This gorgeous vintage modern coffee table features circular vinyl inserts on top and a hidden drawer in the front. Sleek design with a tapered legs and stretchers on each side for ad...
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Vintage 1970s North American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Faux Leather, Walnut

Lane Brutalist Pueblo Mid Century Dining Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane Brutalist Pueblo mid century dining table. Table measures: 65 wide x 41 deep x 29 high, with a chair clearance of 28 inches, each leaf measures 18 inches wide, making a maxim...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Wood

Lane Mid-Century Modern Walnut Round Black Laminate Top Drum Side Table
By Lane Acclaim
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Lane Mid-Century Modern walnut round black laminate top drum side table. Item features black laminate top, wooden ribbed base, clean Modernist lines, great style and form. Circa 1960...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Walnut

Lane Acclaim Mid Century Dovetail Dining Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane Acclaim mid century dovetail dining table The table measures: 61.5 wide x 38 deep x 29 high, with a chair clearance of 25 inches All pieces of furniture can be had in wha...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Wood

Lovely Pair Andre Bus Lane Acclaim Drum End Side Table, Mid-Century Modern
By Lane Acclaim
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Lovely pair of Lane Acclaim walnut drum end tables. Tables have two doors that open underneath and reveal a nice open space. Designed by Andre Bus for the Lane Acclaim collection, th...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Lane Parsons Style Mid-Century Modern Oak Parquetry Dining Breakfast Table 1978
By Lane Furniture
Located in Dayton, OH
Vintage Lane Altavista Oak MCM dining table. Features a square parson styles form with parquetry top, natural distressing and glass top. Made on 01-27-78 in plant number 4.  
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Oak

Mid-Century Modern Lane Acclaim 1 Drawer Stand C1960
By Lane Acclaim
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Simple and elegant night Stand by Lane. Acclaim single drawer stand with large dovetail details. Has been recently refinished. Can be parcel posted.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Oak, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Dining Table and Chairs by Lane
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful American walnut dining set includes a large dining table with six matching chairs. Uniquely shaped seat backs, vintage fabric, and bowtie inlays add to the Mid-Century...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Sets

Mid-Century Walnut Step Table by Lane, Acclaim
By Lane Acclaim
Located in Downingtown, PA
Mid-Century walnut step table by Lane, Acclaim. Two-tiered walnut side table by Lane Furniture, part of the Acclaim line designed by Andre Bus showcasing his iconic two-tone wood dov...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Fruitwood, Walnut

MCM Mid-Century Modern Pair of Lane Perception End Tables Walnut Wood
By Lane Acclaim
Located in Las Vegas, NV
1960s pair Mid-Century Modern Danish Lane Perception side tables Mid-Century Modern Lane Perception tables. Quality American construction paired with fine design. Top surface is wal...
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Vintage 1960s North American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Ash

Lane Mid-Century Modern Walnut Desk Perception Collection
By Lane Furniture
Located in Las Vegas, NV
This Mid-Century Modern walnut desk from the Perception Collection by Lane Furniture features a finished back and the central drawer is the iconic three dimensional weave / woven, wo...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Lane Rhythm Collection Mid-Century Modern Walnut Single End Table with Drawer
By Lane Furniture
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome Lane Rhythm Collection mid-century modern walnut single end table with a drawer and brass pull. Lovely condition, keeping in mind that this is vintage and not new so will ha...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Metal, Brass

Lane Mid-Century Modern Walnut & Burl Wood Step Up Lamp Table Side End Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Lane Mid-Century Modern walnut & burl wood step up table side end table. Item features burl wood inlay, beautiful wood grain, original stamp, tapered legs, very nice vintage ...
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Walnut Side Table by Lane, Acclaim
By Lane Acclaim
Located in Downingtown, PA
Mid-century walnut side table by Lane, Acclaim. Walnut side table by Lane Furniture, part of the Acclaim line designed by Andre Bus showcasing his iconic two-tone wood dovetail, usin...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Fruitwood, Walnut

Amazing Mid-Century Modern Two-Level Coffee Table by Lane Furniture
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful vintage modern coffee table features a bi-level top that goes from 17.5 inches high to 19.5 inches. This unique piece has a wave shaped design on the top and the base....
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Metal

Lane Acclaim Mid Century Dovetail Side End Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane acclaim mid century dovetail side end table End table measures: 28 wide x 21 deep x 20 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage conditio...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Wood

Lane First Edition Mid Century Walnut Inlaid Dining Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane First Edition Mid Century Walnut Inlaid Dining Table Table measures: 60 wide x 40 deep x 29.25 high, with a chair clearance of 24.75 inches, each leaf is 18 inches wide, maki...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Walnut

Lane Mid-Century Modern Walnut 2 Drawer Lamp End Table with Burlwood Inlay Top
By Lane Furniture
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Lane Mid-Century Modern walnut 2 drawer lamp end table with burlwood inlay top. Item features carved and tapered legs, burl wood inlay top, beautiful wood grain, finished back, origi...
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut, Burl

Lane Perception Mid Century Dining Table with One Leaf
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane Perception Mid Century dining table with one leaf The table measures: 56 wide x 38 deep x 29 high; with a chair clearance of 28 inches; the leaf is 12 inches wide, making a m...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Wood

Fantastic Chinoiserie Black Lacquered Lane Side End Table Mid-Century Modern
By Lane Furniture
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Fantastic chinoiserie style black lacquered Lane end table with hidden pull down door. The nicely concealed door flips down revealing a black formica desktop-great space to set some ...
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Vintage 1960s American Hollywood Regency End Tables

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Brass

Lane Mid Century Walnut Parquet Expanding Dining Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane mid century walnut Parquet expanding dining table This table measures: 71.5 wide x 38 deep x 29.5 inches high; each leaf measures 18 inches wide, making a maximum table width...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Walnut

Lane Style Mid-Century Laminate Top Dining Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane style mid century laminate top dining table The table measures: 60 wide x 40 deep x 29 high, with a chair clearance of 25 inches All pieces of furniture can be had in wha...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Laminate, Wood

Mid-Century Modern Walnut Corner, Side / Coffee Table by Lane, Altavista, Virgin
By Lane Furniture
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid Century Modern walnut corner, side / coffee table by Lane, Altavista, Virginia Classic mid century pie shape coffee / side table by Lane Furniture Measures: 26" wide at the...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Walnut

Lane Mid Century Walnut and Live Edge Mid Century Side End Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane mid century walnut and live edge mid century side end table End table measures: 23.5 wide x 29.5 deep x 20 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call res...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Walnut

Lane Harlequin Mid Century Walnut Step Side End Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane Harlequin mid century walnut step side end table End table measures: 21 wide x 28.75 deep x 22 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage co...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Lane Altavista Oak Side Tables, 1970s - a Pair
By Lane Furniture
Located in Miami, FL
Pair of mid-century Lane Altavista oak side tables with lower shelves.
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Oak

Wonderful Pair of Lane Octagon Glass Walnut Side End Tables Mid-Century Modern
By Lane Furniture
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Wonderful pair of Lane octagon shaped glass and walnut side end tables. This pair is in very nice vintage condition and are the perfect size-not too big nor too small-just right! The...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Glass, Walnut

Lane Rhythm Mid Century Square Walnut Side End Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane rhythm mid century square walnut side end table End table measures: 23.5 wide x 23.5 deep x 20.25 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vin...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Walnut

Lane Mid-Century Brass Accent Boomerang Corner Table
By Lane Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Lane mid-century brass accent boomerang corner table The table measures: 68 wide x 50 deep x 16 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood

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Lane Mid Century Modern Table For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal lane mid century modern table for your home. Frequently made of wood, walnut and metal, every lane mid century modern table was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect lane mid century modern table — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. Each lane mid century modern table bearing Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency or Modern hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one lane mid century modern table that is appealing in its simplicity, but Lane Furniture, Lane Acclaim and Andre Bus produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Lane Mid Century Modern Table?

Prices for a lane mid century modern table start at $175 and top out at $9,800 with the average selling for $1,429.

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.

Finding the Right Tables for You

The right vintage, new or antique tables can help make any space in your home stand out.

Over the years, the variety of tables available to us, as well as our specific needs for said tables, has broadened. Today, with all manner of these must-have furnishings differing in shape, material and style, any dining room table can shine just as brightly as the guests who gather around it.

Remember, when shopping for a dining table, it must fit your dining area, and you need to account for space around the table too — think outside the box, as an oval dining table may work for tighter spaces. Alternatively, if you’ve got the room, a Regency-style dining table can elevate any formal occasion at mealtime.

Innovative furniture makers and designers have also redefined what a table can be. Whether it’s an unconventional Ping-Pong table, a brass side table to display your treasured collectibles or a Louis Vuitton steamer trunk to add an air of nostalgia to your loft, your table can say a lot about you. The visionary work of French designer Xavier Lavergne, for example, includes tables that draw on the forms of celestial bodies as often as they do aquatic creatures or fossils. Elsewhere, Italian architect Gae Aulenti, who looked to Roman architecture in crafting her stately Jumbo coffee table, created clever glass-topped mobile coffee tables that move on bicycle tires or sculpted wood wheels for Fontana Arte

Coffee and cocktail tables can serve as a room’s centerpiece with attention-grabbing details and colors. Glass varieties will keep your hardwood flooring and dazzling area rugs on display, while a marble or stone coffee table in a modern interior can showcase your prized art books and decorative objects. A unique vintage desk or writing table can bring sophistication and even a bit of spice to your work life. 

No matter your desired form or function, a quality table for your living space is a sound investment. On 1stDibs, browse a collection of vintage, new and antique bedside tables, mid-century end tables and more today.