1 of 11 images

Fully Restored Irwin Collection Mahogany and Leather Credenza by Paul McCobb


Beautifully restored Irwin Collection brass trimmed mahogany credenza with leather door fronts and heavy flat bar brass legs by Paul McCobb for Calvin. Olive-tinged leather lined drawers and door fronts in excellent condition.


  • Condition
    Excellent. Professionally restored..
  • Dimensions

    H 33 in. x W 71 in. x D 19 in.

    H 83.82 cm x W 180.34 cm x D 48.26 cm

  • Seller location
    North Miami, FL
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Paul McCobb (Designer)

You could call Paul McCobb a man of parts. As a furniture designer, his work combined the attributes of many of his now better-known peers. Like Bauhaus designers such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Marcel Breuer, his furniture had purity of form and line. Like the designs of Florence Knoll and George Nelson and his associates, McCobb’s work was efficient and purposeful. And even like George Nakashima, he was adept at interpreting traditional forms, in particular those of chairs, for the 20th century.

     More than any other designer beside Russel Wright, with his ubiquitous ceramic tableware, McCobb was arguably responsible for the introduction of modern design into middle-class American households — if for no other reason than that he designed the 1952 set for the original Today show. McCobb also designed cohesive lines of furnishings, such as his best-known “Planner Group,” that gave homes an instant “look.” McCobb designed for several companies, most notably Directional, the New York firm that also produced designs by other legends, such as Paul Evans and Vladimir Kagan.

     The signal aesthetic attribute of McCobb designs is that he completely forsook ornament — his pieces have no flourishes. And yet, because they are honest — the chairs, desks and tables are made of solid wood, usually maple or birch, often paired with frames and legs of wrought iron; the cabinets are traditionally scaled; the seating pieces have historic antecedents such as the Windsor chair — McCobb’s work has warmth and presence. As you can see from the offerings on these pages, Paul McCobb designs are the pin-striped suit, or the little black dress, of a décor: an essential.

About the Seller

Top Seller
1stdibs seller since 2005
Typical response time: 1 hr
Located in North Miami, FL
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Custom Olive Mahogany and Brass Bachelor Chest ...
Paul McCobb, Calvin Group “Irwin Collection”
American Dressers
Brass, Mahogany
I love olive, and you will too when you see this gorgeous custom grey-green mahogany bachelor chest with solid brass hardware, part of the Irwin collection, designed by Paul McCobb f...
Fully Restored Pair of Bleached Mahogany and Br...
Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
American Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Brass, Mahogany
Shades of pale cream and sand are highlighted by dark grain and mellowed brass hardware. Two ribbon mahogany bachelor chests, designed by Paul McCobb for Calvin, custom bleached (fiv...
1970s Bamboo Double Dresser
Gabriella Crespi
American Dressers
Vintage seaside-chic bamboo double dresser, circa 1970, equally at home in bedroom or living room.

Tommi Parzinger Credenza

Tommi Parzinger Credenza
Tommi Parzinger
American Credenzas
Brass, Walnut
Beautiful six-door fluted walnut sideboard by Tommi Parzinger with Classic cross-hatched brass escutcheons and pulls, with a stepped plinth three-sided base. Part of a custom two-pie...
You May Also Like
Credenza by Paul McCobb, Connoisseur Collection
Paul McCobb
American Credenzas
Brass, Mahogany, Walnut
Gorgeous credenza or sideboard by Paul McCobb, Connoisseur collection. Completely restored.
Credenza by Paul McCobb for the Calvin Group
Paul McCobb
American Credenzas
Brass, Mahogany, Cane
Very handsome, nicely styled credenza by Paul McCobb for the Calvin Group. Refinished in a dark espresso stain and beautifully accented by brass trim and uncommon brass legs. The tri...
Paul McCobb Credenza or Sideboard, Walnut with ...
Paul McCobb, H. Sacks & Sons
American Credenzas
Aluminum, Leather, Walnut
Paul McCobb storage cabinet for H. Sacks & Sons of Massachusetts. Walnut case with leather covered trifold doors and the original black and gray marble top. All but one interior draw...
Stunning Vintage Walnut Buffet or Credenza by B...
Baker Furniture Company
American Credenzas
Brass, Walnut
An exquisite vintage buffet or credenza by Baker, circa 1960. Lovely Modern asymmetrical case design executed in exceptional book match Walnut veneer. Solid brass hardware and accent...
Elegant Mahogany Altar Style Cabinet by T.H. Ro...
Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
American Buffets
Brass, Mahogany
An exceptional example from a rare production of case pieces designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb, circa 1948. Beautiful rich toning highlight the exquisite leg detail. E...
Piece of Furniture Designed by Gambarelli Mahog...
Italian Buffets
Brass, Glass, Mahogany
A piece of furniture designed by the architect Gambarelli composed by a mahogany back that supports the shaped frame covered with parchment with light system, holders and swing doors...
RY-26 Teak Credenza by Hans Wegner
Ry Møbler, Hans J. Wegner
Danish Credenzas
Brass, Oak, Teak
Credenza/sideboard model 26, in Teak, oak and brass, designed by Hans J. Wegner and produced in Denmark by Ry Møbler, circa 1966. Credenza features sliding doors, that open to reveal...
Fantastic John Keal for Brown Saltman Credenza
American Credenzas
A stunning example from a rare series of case pieces designed by John Keal and produced by Brown Saltman, circa 1958. Stout, expertly made walnut case construction with wonderful mov...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries