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Ebonized Lucite Mirrored Lorin Jackson Grosfeld House Hollywood Regency Vitrine
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is an original black lacquer and Lucite vitrine designed by Lorin Jackson for Grosfeld House circa 1940. The cabinet has it's original florescent lighting system and is in very ...
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American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Mahogany

Poul Cadovius for Cado "Royal System" Two Modular Wall Shelves, 1948
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Royal System' wall shelves system designed by Poul Cadovius, 1948. Manufactured by Cado in Denmark. It possible to fit multiple shelves together. In good original condition w...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Metal

Poul Cadovius for Cado "Royal System" 3 Modular Wall Shelves 1948
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Royal System' wall shelves system designed by Poul Cadovius, 1948. Manufactured by Cado in Denmark. It possible to fit multiple shelves together. In good original condition w...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Metal

Rare Suite of Four 1940s Myers Old Street Shop Pharmacy Cabinets or Bookcases
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare suite of four mahogany Unisec Pharmacy cabinets or bookcases made by Myers of Old Street London A very rare set indeed, I have be...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Mahogany

Gilbert Rohde Paldao Secretary Display Case for Herman Miller
Located in Hudson, NY
Bookcase with drop-front secretary desk and storage drawers in paldao wood. Glass dividers separate storage compartments, and cork-lined back. Retains Herman Miller tag. Great origin...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Paldao

Vintage American Modern Industrial Streamlined Metal Bookcase by Yawman and Erbe
Located in Washington, DC
Fantastic 1940s, hard to find, American streamlined Industrial bookcase. Bookcase is complete with original sliding glass doors on ball bearings. Everything is original including. M...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Steel

Shelving System Designed by Bruno Mathsson for Karl Mathsson, Sweden, 1940s
Located in Stockholm, SE
Lacquered steel, birch and pine. Note: Only half of the system is pictures, i.e. only 200 cm. Measures: Total length 400 cm/ 13' 1 1/2" H 245 cm/ 8' 2 1/4".
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Steel

'Book Crib' by Bruno Mathsson, Swedish Modern Books and Magazine Holder
Located in Utrecht, NL
Birch bookshelf named 'Book Crib' Model T-704 on laminated wooden legs by Bruno Matsson Sweden, originally designed in 1941. Meant to use next to a chair or sofa to store books / mag...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Birch, Plywood

Italian Illuminated Goatskin Cabinet, 1940s
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Cabinet, wood lacquered goatskin, Italy, 1940s This Italian chest is highly elegant and refined. The panels, handles, and patterned doors are all exquisitely produced. There are clo...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Goatskin, Wood

French Bamboo Bookcase
Located in New York, NY
A circa 1940s French bamboo étagère with two shelves and inclined top. Measurements: Height (tallest side) 43" Width 26" Depth 15".
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French Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Bamboo

Tall Wood Étagère Marked Smithsonian Institution
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1940s tall wood étagère marked Smithsonian Institution. Pullout shelf. Brass hardware. Measures: 6’.
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Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Wood

French Furniture 1940s Marquetry with Bird Decor Art Deco Cabinet Console
Located in Lyon, FR
Unique pieces in wood painting French original condition, see photos.   
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French Art Nouveau Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Wood

Pair of Grosfeld House Bookcases
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Grosfeld House bookcases in Forrest green lacquer with silver detailing. Interior shelving at bottom section.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Upholstery, Wood

Poul Cadovius for Cado "Royal System" Modular Wall Shelves, 1948
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Royal System' wall shelves system designed by Poul Cadovius, 1948. Manufactured by Cado in Denmark. It possible to fit multiple shelves together. In good original condition w...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Metal

Baker Furniture Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase Cabinet with Secretary Desk, 1940s
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous mahogany breakfront display cabinet or bookcase with pull-out leather top secretary desk By Baker Furniture USA, circa 1940s Mahogany + leather + glass + brass ...
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American British Colonial Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Brass

Romweber Flame Mahogany Breakfront Display Cabinet or Bookcase, circa 1940s
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous inlaid flame mahogany breakfront china display cabinet or bookcase By Romweber USA, circa 1940s Bookmatched flame mahogany and brass hardware Measures: 44.13" ...
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American French Provincial Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Brass

Edward Wormley for Dunbar Magazine Tree
Located in Chicago, IL
Rosewood and walnut special order magazine tree, model number 4765.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Rosewood, Walnut

Mid-Century in the style of Charles Dudouyt Bookcase in Cerused Oake
Located in Miami, FL
Superb piece of furniture excellent craftsmanship, in cerused golden oak, typical work in the style of the well knowned French designer Charles Dudouyt. Simple and very architectural...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Oak

English Mahogany Bookcase
Located in New York, NY
A circa 1940s English mahogany bookcase with bottom drawer. Measurements: Height 10" Width 27" Depth 11".
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English Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Mahogany

Small Hungarian Display Shelf
Located in Chicago, IL
A small display shelf from Hungary made from maple and black lacquer, circa 1940s.
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Hungarian Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Maple, Lacquer

Tall Midcentury Handmade Strong Rattan and Glass Shelves
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Super and tall midcentury handmade and strong rattan shelves, man height. The sturdy rattan poles are elegantly coupled with slim rattan bark. Originally from the old French colony I...
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French Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Rattan, Glass

Vintage Restored Solid Pine Glass Doored Library Bookcase Also Hanging Cabinet
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely solid pine library bookcase with glass doors and adjustable shelves A good looking and well made bookcase, circa 1940, we have clean...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Pine

Mid Century Modern Italian Cabinet by Osvaldo Borsani
Located in London, GB
Large cabinet with carved doors by Osvaldo Borsani, with carving by Voltan. The interior is currently fitted for coat hanging but this could be easily converted into a bookcase if re...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Fruitwood

Oak French Modernist Bookcase Cabinet, circa 1940
Located in Roubaix, FR
Modernist bookcase in send natural in veneer and solid oak with glass doors and many adjustable shelves inside incredible modern shape for the time, circa 1940.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Glass, Oak

Bookcase/ Decorative Storage, Swedish Modern with Relief Front, 1940s
Located in Helsingborg, Skåne
Amazing bookcase / decorative storage with relief and brass front. Made in Sweden 1940s. They're no storage behind the brass/ relief area. Just decorative and a part of the total d...
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Brass

Cerused Oak Sideboard Library Bookshelf Deco France, 1940, 1930 Mid-Century
Located in New York, NY
Monumental bookshelf wardrobe library cerused oak deco, France, 1940s, 1930s Huge scale wardrobe or bookshelf or library in cerused oak from France deco period. Clean lines. In l...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Bronze

Pair of Samuel Marx Vitrines in Carpathian Elm
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A really beautiful pair of Samuel Marx vitrines in Carpathian elm with cinnabar lacquer interiors. A very handsome pair. Branded "Quigley."
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Elm

20th Century English Burr Walnut Bookcase or Breakfront
Located in Savannah, GA
This is a bookcase, breakfront, cabinet or cupboard made in England, circa 1940. It is made of a beautiful Burr Walnut and is of the finest quality. It is completely bench made (all ...
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English George IV Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Walnut

Pair of Tall Frits Henningsen Bookcases, circa 1940
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Danish mahogany tall open bookcases designed and produced by Frits Henningsen, circa 1940s, of clean rectangular form with a plinth base and each with five adjustable shelv...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Mahogany

1940s Original Remington Rand Library Cart / Bookcase / Rolling Bar
Located in Oakville, CT
Authentic 1940s library cart made by 'Remington Rand Library Bureau Div - Made in USA' - Four cast iron casters read - 'Kilian Manufacturing Corp. Syracuse N.Y.' - Structurally sound...
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American Industrial Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Metal, Steel, Iron

British Colonial Barrister's Bookcase
Located in Chicago, IL
Made to store ledgers, books, and other documents, this petite cabinet features three glass plated pull doors on rollers, once lifted, they slide back into the cabinet and can be lef...
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Thai British Colonial Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Wood

Early Bruno Mathsson for Firma Karl Mathsson Book Crib Model T-704, Signed
Located in San Francisco, CA
A very early and rare Book Crib Model T-704 by Bruno Mathsson for Firma Karl Mathsson, signed and dated by the designer. Birch three-bin bookshelf with handsomely figured grain on s...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Birch

Midcentury Italian Walnut Sideboard/Library Grissinato Processing by Paolo Buffa
Located in Milano, IT
1940sIn by Paolo Buffa excellent condition, in walnut with wood processing "grissinato" beautifully restored sideboard / library brass keys.
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Walnut

1940s Widdicomb Mahogany Bookcase Secretary
Located in Chicago, IL
Predating T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings' work for Widdicomb, this most useful secretary was designed by C.g. Kimerly, as part of Widdicomb's Flexi-Unit collection. Constructed of mahogany...
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American Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Mahogany, Maple, Glass

French Louis XVI Style Ebonized Bibliotheque, or Bookcase
Located in Chicago, IL
French Louis XVI style bookcase or bibliotheque in France. Our old plank finishing department, just completed hand-stripping of the mahogany bookcase and carefully applied an old fas...
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French Louis XVI Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Mahogany

French Art Deco Rosewood Sideboard
Located in New York, NY
Nice Art Deco sideboard on plinth base with shelving. Inside shelves are adjustable. Has brass and nickel handles. Each measures: 39" H x 44" W x 16" D.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Rosewood

Mogens Koch, Pair of Bookcases in Elmwood, Denmark, 1940s
Located in DE
A pair of elm bookcases designed by Mogens Koch and manufactured by Rud. Rasmussen cabinetmakers in 1933, in Copenhagen. Both signed with paper label to the reverse.  
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Ash

Art Deco Round Shape Macassar Wood and Goat Skin Italian Bookcases, 1940
Located in Rome, IT
Stylish Italian Art Deco library, this bookshelf has a very luxurious look, due to the use of uncommon materials, Macassar wood, goatskin and brass and Murano glass for the handles. ...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Brass

French Art Deco Style Walnut Cabinet
Located in Halluin, FR
Amazing French workmanship, noble materials (walnut wood structure highly decorative ) full of charm and character, harmonious and generous curves for this Art Deco style and 1950s d...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Walnut

Pair of Monumental Midcentury Industrial Shelving Units
Located in New York, NY
Monumental pair of Industrial shelving units. These are amazing and have multiple uses. Large enough to be considered architectural.
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North American Industrial Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Steel

Paolo Buffa 1940s Walnut Sideboard/Library Grissinato Processing
Located in Milano, IT
In excellent condition, in walnut with wood processing "grissinata" beautifully restored sideboard / library brass keys.
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Borsani signed "Atelier of Varedo Mobili D'arte" Italian Bookcase, 1940
Located in Rome, IT
High sideboard of the Borsani Atelier of Varedo. High quality finishes for this sideboard. Body all in black lacquer, with three well-worked front doors. Note its workmanship with ri...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Brass

Box and Wall Unit String Shelf Rack System by Nisse Strinning, 1960s
Located in Greven, DE
Box and wall unit string shelf rack system by Nisse Strinning, 1960s Original and rare String System. One box (78 cm W x 30 cm D x 42 cm H), 3 shelves (78 cm W x 30 cm D), 3 white la...
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Metal

Large French Neoclassical Pine Bookcase
Located in Long Island City, NY
A large French neoclassical Louis XVI style pine bookcase - Shelving unit.
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Neoclassical Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Pine

Poul Cadovius for Cado "Royal System" Modular Wall Shelves, 1948
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Royal System' wall shelves system designed by Poul Cadovius, 1948. Manufactured by Cado in Denmark. It possible to fit multiple shelves together. In good original condition w...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Metal

Poul Cadovius for CADO "Royal System" Modular Wall Shelves, 1948
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Royal System' wall shelves system designed by Poul Cadovius, 1948. Manufactured by Cado in Denmark. It possible to fit multiple shelves together. In good original condition w...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Metal

Poul Cadovius for Cado "Royal System" Modular Wall Shelves, 1948
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Royal System' wall shelves system designed by Poul Cadovius, 1948. Manufactured by Cado in Denmark. It possible to fit multiple shelves together. In good original condition w...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Metal

Paldao Bookcase by Gilbert Rohde for Herman Miller
Located in Boston, MA
Gilbert Rohde created this handsome bookcase, number 4113, for Herman Miller in the 1940s. Made of paldao wood, it has two fixed shelves set into a bevel-edged case that rests on an ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Paldao

Fine French Art Deco Cabinet or Bookcase
Located in Long Island City, NY
With a central wood and bone marquetry door, two inside drawers and brass hardware.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Wood

Serge Roche Style Hollywood Regency Carved Palm Frond Etagere Bookcase, 1940s
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Stunning midcentury hand-carved palm frond motif étagère bookcase in the style of Serge Roche. Heavy solid wood frame features original cream painted matte finish and five removable ...
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Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Wood

French Mahogany "Bibliotecque" by Dominique
Located in Los Angeles, CA
French mahogany bookcase with bronze detail key holder, four doors and two wood shelves.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Bronze

Important Room Divider Mahogany Bookcase and a Sofa by Dassi, circa 1940
Located in Rome, IT
Important room divider by Dassi designed attributed Ico Parisi, 1940. Bookcase and hanging sofa. Part of a unique living room designed to commission. Mahogany, brass and white cot...
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Italian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Italian Large Mahogany and Glass Wall Unit, Bookcase by Dassi, 1940
Located in Rome, IT
Dassi wall unit, bookcase and a radiator covering Part of a unique living room Two shelves, a door covered by several glass sheets, two frontal doors executed in elegant "grissi...
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Italian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Large Dassi Mahogany Wall Unit Bookcase, Part of Unique Living Room, 1940
Located in Rome, IT
Important wall unit bookcase and bar, cabinet, 1940. Executed by Dassi and attributed to Ico Parisi Unique living room Stunning details "grissinato mahogany wood" Part of unique ...
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Italian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

1940s Small Bookcases or Nightstands with Greek Key Bases
Located in St. Louis, MO
Dark brown mahogany bookcases with ivory lacquer details, Greek key base, could be used as end tables or nighstands.
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American Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Art Deco Breakfront Bookcase
Located in London, GB
A very smart Art Deco Breakfront Bookcase, raised on tall tapered legs, central cupboard with enclosed shelving flanked by two glazed sections with enclosed shelving, beautiful turne...
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British Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

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Walnut

Art Deco Ebony De Macassar and Parchment Bookcase, Jean Pascaud
Located in Miami, FL
The ebony de Macassar framework with open shelves and mirror back over two doors in parchment and embossed over short cabriole legs. Provenance: Christies, New York.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Mirror, Parchment Paper

Exceptional Mid-Century Breakfront Faux Leather Finish
Located in Miami, FL
REDUCED FROM $6,795...... This breakfront cabinet was made by Stewartstown Furniture company in the 1940s. A rare find as a full breakfront, this remarkable design often attributed t...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

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