Mid-Century Modern Collectibles and Curiosities

Two Impressive and Huge Midcentury World Map Wall Globes, Austria, 1950s
Two Impressive and Huge Midcentury World Map Wa...
Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Maps
Aluminum, Iron
We proudly offer this outstanding pair of very large wall-mounted modernist globes / world maps with an incredible diameter of 95 inches each. Unique one-of-a-kind sculptures depicti...
Works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book Collection Complete 1-20
Works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book Collection Comple...
Nobuyoshi Araki
1990s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Books
Paper
The works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book collection complete 1-20 published in Japan in 1996 by Heibonsha Limited, Publisher. 20 books complete collection Limited edition. Nobuyoshi Araki...
Rare Gold-Plated 1950s Dunhill Aquarium Oversized Table Lighter Made in England
Rare Gold-Plated 1950s Dunhill Aquarium Oversiz...
Dunhill
Vintage 1950s English Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories
Gold Plate, Lucite
We are delighted to offer for sale is this very rare original 1950s handmade in England oversized Dunhill Aquarium table lighter with gold-plated metal work I have another four of...
1950s Store Display Mannequin Child, Tyrol Clothing, Kathe Kruse Style
1950s Store Display Mannequin Child, Tyrol Clot...
Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Busts
Acrylic
Cute little 1950s mannequin child, shop display child, store window doll. Made in the style of Kathe Kruse, a well known German Doll Company. The boy has low hanging cheeks and fin...
1950s Rare Vintage Red Glass Italian Soda Syphon Seltzer Campari Milano Soda
1950s Rare Vintage Red Glass Italian Soda Sypho...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Barware
Metal
Syphons, commonly known as "seltzers", are glass bottles with the function of dispensing soda water. These items were widely used in the most fashionable Italian bars in the 1950s to...
Hermes Leather Briefcase, Sac à Dépêches
Hermes Leather Briefcase, Sac à Dépêches
Hermès
Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry
Brass, Leather
Original Hermès 'Sac à Dépêches' briefcase, made in France for Bonwit Teller, circa 1980s. Sliding locker fastener on flap with three interior pockets, includes original keys. Perfec...
Grete Prytz Kittelsen for Cathrineholm Midcentury Boxes with Strek Enamel Decor
Grete Prytz Kittelsen for Cathrineholm Midcentu...
Grete Prytz Kittelsen, Cathrineholm
Mid-20th Century Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes
Stainless Steel, Plastic
An award-winning set of two of midcentury covered box canisters designed by Grete Prytz Kittelsen (1917–2010) for Cathrineholm of Norway in 1955. This Kittelsen / Cathrineholm collab...
14-Karat White Gold and Diamond Ring Set
14-Karat White Gold and Diamond Ring Set
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry
Gold
Ladies 14-karat diamond engagement and attached wedding band. Engagement ring contains a round brilliant cut diamond set into a six-prong white gold head with a white gold shank. App...
14-Karat Gold Diamond Solitaire Ring
14-Karat Gold Diamond Solitaire Ring
Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry
Gold
Ladies 14-karat white gold diamond engagement ring. Round cut diamond is set into a four-prong miracle head. Shank meets miracle head with a step up design. Approximate diamond weigh...
Georg Jensen Sterling Silver "Plaza" Ring Desig...
Georg Jensen, Henning Koppel
Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry
Sterling Silver
Georg Jensen Sterling Silver "Plaza" Ring Design #141 Designed by Henning Koppel in 1967, with post mark for 1945. The ring is stamped .925 S Sterling, Denmark, Post mark for 1945 an...
RCS9 Tube Radio & L310 Speakers by Dieter Rams ...
Dieter Rams
Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments
Aluminum
This set includes a model RCS9 tube radio and L310 speakers by Dieter Rams. They were produced by Braun in 1961 and is part of the Atelier 3 project, which replaced aluminum with the...
Radio by Mario Bellini for Siemens, 1968
Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments
Metal
Radio by Mario Bellini, made by Siemens in 1968. Powered by batteries but can also run off the mains. Remains fully functional and has a power cord, Eight 1.5V type C batteries can b...
Tennis Racket, Miss Go, Pro, Middle of the 20th...
Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Wood
Tennis racket, Miss Go, pro, mid-20th century. Measures: H 70cm, W 23cm, W 3cm.
Midcentury French Modernism Catalogue "Le Regar...
1990s French Mid-Century Modern Books
Paper
A rare hardcover auction catalogue that has become an important reference book for mid-century French modernism. The catalogue, published by Binoche and Godeau, features works includ...
1950s French Huge Adv Replica of Taittinger Cha...
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures
Fiberglass
Rare huge (1m height) replica of "Taittinger" champagne bottle in fiberglass made in France in the circa 1950. Those types of replicas were used as marketing and advertising tools to...
Classic 1950s Tandem Bike, Bicycle Built for Tw...
Schwinn Bicycle Company
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Steel, Rubber
Classic 1950s Tandem bike, bicycle built for two by J C Higgins Schwinn. Retains all original parts grips pedels tires seats etc. Amazing original condition Original color paint and ...
Rosenthal Rosewood Box with Porcelain Tiles by ...
Bjorn Wiinblad
Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Boxes
Rosewood, Porcelain
Rosenthal, Studio Line Rosewood cigarette box with four decorative porcelain tiles with gold glaze by Bjorn Wiinblad with round label Rosenthal Germany at bottom.  
Mid-Century Wire Globe Made in Germany, 1950s
Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
Mid-century decorative globe model from Germany from the 1950s. Made for educational reasons, used for classroom demonstration and study. In good condition with signs of age and patina.
1950s Coca-Cola Westinghouse Model 42 Vending M...
Westinghouse
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Historical Memorabilia
Metal
Beginning in 1956 when Coca-Cola changed its paint schemes, the new 42s were painted in a two-tone scheme. The body of the machine was red with a white top. In addition, the door emb...
Midcentury Full, Functional Barber, Dentist Cha...
Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs
In a great original shape a dentist or barber chair from the 1930 France, very elegant model and in a good working condition.
Carl Auböck Model #5663 'Shell' Brass Figurine...
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
21st Century and Contemporary Austrian Mid-Century Modern Collectible Je...
Brass
Carl Auböck model #5663 'Shell' brass figurine keyring. Designed in the 1950s, this incredibly refined and sculptural object is hand fabricated in polished brass. Price is per i...
Carl Auböck Model #5734 'Hand' Brass Figurine ...
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
21st Century and Contemporary Austrian Mid-Century Modern Collectible Je...
Brass
Carl Auböck model #5734 'Hand' brass figurine keyring. Designed in the 1950s, this incredibly refined and sculptural object is hand fabricated in polished brass. Price is per ite...
Vintage Horse Races Slot Machine
Unknown
Vintage 1920s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Games
Iron
Horserace slot vintage machine.
Carl Auböck Model #5608 'Donkey' Brass Figurin...
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
21st Century and Contemporary Austrian Mid-Century Modern Collectible Je...
Brass
Carl Auböck model #5608 'Donkey' brass figurine keyring. Designed in the 1950s, this incredibly refined and sculptural object is hand fabricated in polished brass. Price is per ...
Vintage Sony 5-303W Micro TV, 1959, Japan
Sony Corporation
Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Toys and Dolls
1959, most had recovered from the war and end of the 1950s and promised more domesticated goods an luxuries to the masses. Japan was rapidly becoming an electronics giant making impr...
Vintage Leather Medicine Ball, 1940s
Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Leather
From a gym in the former Czechoslovakia. Leather has been cleaned and treated Made of patinated, thick cowhide. Weight: 4 kg.
Vintage Leather Medicine Ball, 1940s
Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Leather
This medicine ball comes from the stock of an old Czech gymnasium, made in the 1940s. Thick cowhide with patina. Cleaned and treated with a special leather care. Weight: 3kg.
Mid-Century Molecular Structure Model in Black,...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Architectural Models
Metal
This beautiful patinated metal 1950s molecular structure will display great on any table for presentation. It measures very nicely at 12 x 8 x 11 Inch. The piece was used for study i...
Hans Hansen Rosewood Box with Silver Inlay
Hans Hansen
Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories
Sterling Silver, Rosewood
Sterling silver hinge and sterling silver hallmark, circa 1960s. Handmade in Denmark.
German TV Television Tower Scale Design Model, ...
Unknown
Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures
Steel
Scaled model of the Cologne television tower. Hand-spun in steel. A nice architectural sculpture for every living or man’s room.
Weighing Scales from Seca, 1950s
Seca
Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
- Seca weighing scales from the 1950s - Fully original and complete - The weight was not subject to any renovation - Made aluminum, steel, chrome, and Bakelite - The scale is fu...
Carl Auböck Model #4500 'Lucky Pig' Brass Figu...
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
21st Century and Contemporary Austrian Mid-Century Modern Collectible Je...
Brass
Carl Aubo¨ck Model #4500 'Lucky Pig' Brass Figurine Keyring. Designed in the 1950s, this incredibly refined and sculptural object is hand fabricated in polished brass. Price is p...
Antique Classic Dancer Sculpture, French, 1930s
Unknown
Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry
Bronze
Silvered bronze sculpture of a women dancing. It has a marble tray or plated that can be use for jewelry, personal cards or keys. Made in France, 1930s.
1950s Rare Vintage Red Glass Italian Soda Sypho...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Barware
Metal
Syphons, commonly known as "seltzers", are glass bottles with the function of dispensing soda water. These items were widely used in the most fashionable Italian bars in the 1950s to...
Vintage African Antelope Gazelle Mounted Taxidermy
Vintage 1960s African Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Horn, Animal Skin
1960s vintage taxidermy of a Thomson's Gazelle. It is distinguished by the dark side stripe that runs from the shoulder to the flank and the white patch on the rump. The Thomson is a...
Set of Five Carl Auböck Brass Figurine Keyrings
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
21st Century and Contemporary Austrian Mid-Century Modern Collectible Je...
Brass
Set of four Carl Aubo¨ck brass figurine keyrings. Includes model #4500 'Pig', model #5607 'Donkey', model #5663 'Shell', model #5734 'Hand and model #7151 'Anchor'. Designed in the 1...
Carl Auböck Model #7151 'Anchor' Brass Figurin...
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
21st Century and Contemporary Austrian Mid-Century Modern Collectible Je...
Brass
Carl Auböck Model #7151 brass figurine keyring. Designed in the 1950s, this incredibly refined and sculptural object is hand fabricated in polished brass. Price is per item. Othe...
Holiday Cards by Margaret De Patta
Margaret De Patta
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Historical Memorabilia
Metal
Abstract handmade holiday cards in mixed-media by renowned modernist jewelry maker Margaret De Patta. De Patta, a protege of Moholy-Nagy, studied at the Art Student's League, Mills C...
First Edition of "Juego de Magia Borras" 1933
Unknown
Vintage 1930s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Games
First edition of the well-known Spanish magic game 'Juego de Magia'. Manufactured by Borras Plana in 1933. In good original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and u...
Set of Four Leather Gym Mats, 1940s
20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Leather
Set of four leather gym mats made in the 1930s. They have been made from thick leather, very good original condition.
Massive Oak Cabinet Custom Made Speakers by Ols...
Olson
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments
Oak
These speaker cabinets are enormous and sound just as amazing as they look. Four 10" woofers and air motion transformer tweeters in each cabinet will provide ample thrust and sound r...
Midcentury Antique "Mariquita Perez" Doll
Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Toys and Dolls
Plastic
Midcentury antique "Mariquita Perez" doll. Mariquita Perez appeared in the market in 1940, being the best known doll of the 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s in Spain, Portugal and in so...
Midcentury Antique Bisque Porcelain Doll
Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Toys and Dolls
Porcelain
Midcentury Antique Bisque Porcelain Doll.  
Religious Plaque or Icon of Mary in Brass on Wood
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Religious Items
Brass, Wood
A very nice and simple religious plaque or icon of Mary the mother of Jesus. The piece is bas-relief in brass on a wood plaque, circa 1960s.
Italian Ceramic Glazed Ash 420 Ashtray
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories
Ceramic
Italian ceramic ash 420 ashtray - beautiful handmade ceramic piece.
Mid-Century Modern Tortoiseshell Pipe Holder an...
Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories
Lucite
This splendid pipe holder includes a tabac, insert between its four dells for pipes. The tabac can also be used in other different ways, for example as box. It is made of tortoisesh...
Enzo Mari for Danese Animali Puzzle
Enzo Mari, Danese
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Games
Paper, Resin
A graphic puzzle in its original box designed by noted Italian designer Enzo Mari for Danese. Puzzle material is an interesting "wood look" resin. Fun and playful animal design.
Jean Gillon Pipe Stand in Jacaranda for Italma ...
Jean Gillon
Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories
Jacaranda
A lovely Mid-Century Modern Jacaranda wood pipe rest Stand designed by Jean Gillon for Italma, Brazil. The Italma wood art sticker is still on the base. It's in a good, used conditio...
Murano Cat Sculpture Sommerso Glass by Romano Donà
Romano Donà
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures
Blown Glass, Murano Glass
Murano cat sculpture by Romano Donà. Signed "Romano Dona'" on the bottom.
SK61 Record Player Designed by Dieter Rams for ...
Dieter Rams
Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments
SK61 Record Player designed by Dieter Rams and Hans Gugelot for Braun, 1966. The radio-phonograph combination is in excellent near mint cosmetic condition, and full working order. It...
Mid-Century Modern Carved Wood Puzzle Sculpture
Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Mid-Century Modern carved wood puzzle sculpture in the shape of a couple gazing into each others eyes, each one having a carved heart inlay that can be removed. The piece has marker ...
Vintage Suede Pommel Horse
Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Steel, Suede, Rubber, Wood
Fantastic vintage original suede sloping neck pommel horse. The pommel horse retains its original suede cover and telescoping legs. Marked VGS at the rubber feet.
Dieter Rams L1 Speaker for Braun
Dieter Rams
Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments
Steel, Beech
Original Braun L1 speaker by Dieter Rams. Additional speaker for SK phonosuper model, Atelier one and two. The sound is clean and with quality. Wood cabinet in perfect condition. R...
Saarinen Tulip Table and Chairs Rosewood Chess Set
Eero Saarinen
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Games
Aluminum, Fiberglass
Truly one of a kind rosewood chess set gaming table. The large chess board is mounted to a vintage, Mid-Century Modern tulip table and paired with two Saarinen style green padded cha...
Spencer London Piano in Blued Oak Finish
Vintage 1980s British Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments
Oak
Unique midcentury furniture piece in blued oak finish. Spencer of London were very good piano makers, the pianos they made are always of the highest of quality and were made to be ro...
Machinist Made Steel Sculpture of a Cannon
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Cut Steel
A unique, end of day, machinist made steel sculpture of a cannon resting on a stepped platform which allows it to be positioned at different heights and easily moved. This sculpture,...
1960s Vintage French Bistrò Transparent Glass R...
Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Barware
Glass
Vintage Ricard liquor decanter from mid century (1960s) French bistrò. This liquor dispenser in transparent glass with Ricard logo in blue, yellow and red is a very chic addition to...
1950s Vintage Glass Italian Soda Syphon Seltzer...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Barware
Metal
Syphons, commonly known as "seltzers", are glass bottles with the function of dispensing soda water. These items were widely used in the most fashionable Italian bars in the 1950s to...
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