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Chinese Square Peking Rug
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Chinese square rug in predominant shades of midnight blue. The wool is very soft and all the colors are natural.
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Mid-Century Modern Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Wool

  • Chinese Square Peking Rug
  • Chinese Square Peking Rug
  • Chinese Square Peking Rug
  • Chinese Square Peking Rug
W 64 in. L 71 in.
Oversize Light Blue Antique Chinese Rug
Located in New York, NY
An early 20th century oversize size one of a kind Chinese rug in various predominant light blues and creams. The wool and feel of the rug is very soft on the feet. It has a silky she...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Mid-Century Modern Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Wool

Pale Blue Antique Chinese Rug
Located in New York, NY
An early 20th century room size Chinese rug in various shades of blue. The wool and feel of the rug is very soft on the feet. It has a silky sheen to it as well.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Mid-Century Modern Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Wool

Mid-Century Modern Asian Bronze Coin Coffee Table Black Lacquered
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Midcentury Asian bronze coin coffee table black lacquered A unique midcentury Asian bronze coin coffee table with black lacquer. The top is entirely covered in bronze Asian coins....
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20th Century Asian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Bronze

Elegant Silver Sake Cup made to commemorate the Osaka World Expo of 1970
Located in Doornspijk, NL
This silver sake cup mas made especially for the 1970 Osaka World Expo. Its is marked 24 KBP.
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Mid-Century Modern More Asian Art, Objects and Fu...

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Silver

Japan Important 1939 Bronze Life-Size "Seaman with Cape" Masterpiece, Koga Tadao
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan an important life-size , early period sculpture of a muscular working man dated to 1939 and entitled "Seaman with a Cape", by mid century master sculptor Koga Tadao (1903-19...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Furniture

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Bronze

Large and Intricate Soumak Area Rug in Neutral Tones, Beige, Green and Red
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A grid-like, rational design for a soumak area rug in pleasing neutral tones. The soumak brocading technique leaves the wool threads to hang loose on the underside of the rug, which ...
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Mid-20th Century Turkish Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Japanese Important Bronze Lady With A Newport Hat
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan a lovely, sensitive cast bronze sculpture of a woman proudly showing her Newport Hat. Designed and cast by by noted Japanese mid century sculptor Tabath Isao. This is a cla...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Paintings and Screens

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Bronze

Japan Important 1950s Cast Bronze Life-Size "Male Nude” Sculptor Koga Tadao
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan an important 84" Tall life-size sculpture of a male nude by midcentury master sculptor Koga Tadao (Meiji 36 (1903) to Showa 54 (1979). Classic male midcentury pose complete ...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl
Located in Shelburne, VT
"Rabbit Girl of Wonderland" Japan, an important tall 35" hand cast bronze effigy of a young woman clutching a prize rabbit, by important national artisan Toshihito Hosono (1937-) T...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

  • Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl
  • Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl
  • Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl
  • Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl
H 65 in. W 16 in. D 15 in.
Japan Important 1961 Life-Size Bronze "Coming Generation", Sculptor Koga Tadao
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan an important life-size plus 94 Inch high sculpture of a man with child by Mid-Century Modern master sculptor Koga Tadao, (Meiji 36 (1903) to Showa 54 (1979). The coming gener...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japan Important Hand Carved and Hand Painted Art Deco Cat Panel, Koga Tadao
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan an important Art Deco period hand carved and hand painted wooden panel in its original frame by midcentury master sculptor Koga Tadao (Meiji 36 (1903) to Showa 54 (1979). R...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Ten Chair by Sun at, Nude Minimalist / Midcentury Lounge Chair in Wood, Leather
By Sun at Six
Located in San Jose, CA
Sun at Six is a contemporary furniture design studio that works with traditional Chinese joinery masters to handcraft our pieces using traditional joinery. Vegetable tanned leather w...
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2010s Asian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Oak

19th Century Chinese Rug
Located in New York, NY
19th century Chinese rug in shades of creamy white and blue irregular thin striped motif throughout with 4 symbolic Chinese figures signaturing health and prosperity.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Mid-Century Modern Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Wool

  • 19th Century Chinese Rug
  • 19th Century Chinese Rug
  • 19th Century Chinese Rug
  • 19th Century Chinese Rug
W 71 in. L 101 in.
China Natural Stone "Painting" Moonlight Earth
Located in Shelburne, VT
Chinese extraordinary natural stone painting "Moonlight Earth" #9 This Chinese extraordinary natural stone "painting" of what appears to be a black and golden image of an earth...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Mid-Century Modern Scholar's Objects

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Marble

Whimsical Asian Inspired Bronze Frog Animal Sculpture, Bowl, Flower Pot Planter
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern Asian inspired bronze frog, animal sculpture pulling an upturned shell that serves as an bowl or a miniature flower pot planter.   
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Mid Century Asian Modern Cast Metal Buddha Hand
By Asian Modern
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A decorative Asian modern cast metal Buddha hand with patina and detailed lotus designs mounted on a walnut base probably from the Mid-Century Modern period. The sculptured cast hand...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Asian Sang De Boeuf Ginger Jar and Stand
By Sang de Boeuf
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
Sang de Boeuf is an opaque claret red to brownish red reduced copper glaze developed in China during the K?ang Hsi period and used chiefly on porcelain wares 12.5" Dia x 7.5&quo...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Toyo Japan Black Sculptural Ceramic Vase, Vessel Asian Mid-Century Modern
By Toyo
Located in Miami, FL
Asian Mid-Century Modern stunning sculptural vase in glazed black ceramic. Original mark at the base.
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Late 20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Antique Asian Rattan Hat, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Asian Hat, circa 1950. By unknown manufacturer, from Asia. In original condition, with some visible signs of previous use and age, preserving a beautiful patina. Materials: R...
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Vintage 1950s Asian Mid-Century Modern More Asian Art, Objects and Furni...

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Rattan

  • Antique Asian Rattan Hat, circa 1950
  • Antique Asian Rattan Hat, circa 1950
  • Antique Asian Rattan Hat, circa 1950
  • Antique Asian Rattan Hat, circa 1950
H 5.52 in. W 12.6 in. D 14.97 in.
Antique Asian Rattan Hat, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Asian hat, circa 1950. By unknown manufacturer, from Asia. In original condition, with some visible signs of previous use and age, preserving a beautiful patina. Materials: R...
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Vintage 1950s Asian Mid-Century Modern More Asian Art, Objects and Furni...

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Rattan

Japanese Mid-Century Modern Studio Pottery Vase
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Mid-Century Modern art studio pottery vase with luster glaze on diminutive tripod legs.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Pottery

Japanese Mid-Century Modern Metal Ikebana Vase
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Mid-Century Modern ribbed metal ikebana vase with green patina.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Metalwork

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Metal

Heywood Wakefield Mid-Century Modern Breakfront Cabinet
By Heywood-Wakefield Co.
Located in San Diego, CA
Mid-Century Modern breakfront cabinet by Heywood Wakefields. Stylish piece from the “Isabel” line, with a sliding glass door and shelved upper case and lower case with double door ca...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Furniture

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Wood

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Modern Transitional Rug
Located in New York, NY
Custom color and size available. Rug size is 8' 11" x 12' 2".
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2010s Afghan Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Set of Mid-Century Modern Gilt Metal Floral Bouquet
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Set 15 individual stylized long stem gilt metal flowers. Each intricately crafted with an oxidized gilt finish, some with patches off white paint. The bouquet is a striking addition ...
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Vintage 1960s Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This flatweave rug is made with handspun (wool or wool and cotton) and natural dyes. It is inspired by the Antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI contin...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This flatweave rug styled after the Mid-Century Modern era is made with handspun wool, cotton, and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish r...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Charmo flatweave rug is made with handspun wool and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI continues their rich...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Minimalist Flatweave Rug
Located in New York, NY
The Mid-Century Modern Collection is skillfully sourced by N A S I R I and exclusive to our showroom. These flatweaves embody the Minimalist sophistication that emerged in the mid-20...
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Vintage 1960s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Cotton, Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Textural Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This modern flat-weave rug is crafted with hand-carded, hand-spun wool using ancient weaving techniques by village artisan craftsmen in Afghanistan. Custom sizes and colors availab...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Minimalist Flatweave Rug
Located in New York, NY
The Mid-Century Modern Collection is skillfully sourced by N A S I R I and exclusive to our showroom. These flatweaves embody the minimalist sophistication that emerged in the mid-20...
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Vintage 1960s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Mid-Century Modern Lacquered Metal Toy, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Mid-Century Modern lacquered metal toy, circa 1950 By unknown designer. In original condition with minor wear consistent of age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.
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Vintage 1950s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Scholar's Objects

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Metal

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Minimalist Flatweave Rug
Located in New York, NY
The Mid-Century Modern collection is skillfully sourced. These flatweaves embody the minimalist sophistication that emerged in the mid-20th century which continues to thrive today. W...
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Vintage 1960s Persian Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Mid-Century Modern Style 3D Cube Sculpture
By Kovach
Located in Wilmington, DE
Mid-Century Modern Style 3D Cube Sculpture Offered is a beautifully unique sculpture. The piece is made of tube steel which has been painted silver. It is in good condition, showing...
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Late 20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Granite

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Charmo Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
Our charmo flatweave rug is made with handspun wool and natural dyes. It is inspired from the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI continues their ric...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Pelas Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Pelas flatweave rug is made with handspun wool and natural dyes. It is inspired from the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI continues their ric...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Mazandaran Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
Our Mazandaran Collection highlights the minimalist sophistication that existed long before the modern era. These rugs are inspired by the kilims that were woven by Persian women in ...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Stripe Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This flatweave rug is styled after Mid-Century Modern era made with handspun wool, cotton, and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish regio...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Pelas Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Pelas flat-weave rug is made with 100% handspun wool and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique Kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. Nasiri continues their...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Stripe Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Charmo flatweave rug is styled after the Mid-Century Modern era and made with handspun wool, cotton, and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique kilims that are native to th...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool, Cotton

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Flat-Weave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Pelas flat-weave rug is made with handspun wool and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI continues their rich...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Striped Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Pelas flat-weave rug is made with handspun wool and cotton, and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. Nasiri continue...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool, Cotton

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Flat-Weave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This flat-weave rug is made with handspun wool and cotton and natural dyes. It features an extremely subtle herringbone pattern that is muted due to the way the wool and cotton is tw...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Table Lamp LED Mid Century Rhythm André Fu Living Bronze Brass Glass New Modern
By André Fu
Located in CENTRAL, HK
Other plugs are available by request. Description: Brass Table Lamp LED with Bubble Glass Color: Bronze Size: 25 x 13 x 32H cm Material: Bronze and Glass Collection: Mid Century Rhy...
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2010s Chinese Modern More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Bronze

Hand-Carved Elephant Marble Sculpture Mid-Century Modern, 1970s
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A decorative hand-carved elephant sculpture. Some wear but this is old-age. Made of a heavy stone, think its marble. We think it is from Asia and was made in the 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Asian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Marble

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Charmo Pattern Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
Our Charmo flatweave rug is made with handspun wool and natural dyes. It is inspired from the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI continues their ric...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Pattern Charmo Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
Our Charmo flatweave rug is made with handspun wool and natural dyes. It is inspired from the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI continues their ric...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Charmo Pattern Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Charmo flatweave rug is made with handspun wool, cotton, and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI continues t...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Mid-Century Modern Style Handknotted Rug with a Geometric Pattern
Located in New York, NY
This is beautiful handknotted rug with a geometric design. It has a transitional element to it as it would work in a variety of interiors. It is very finely knotted with a low pile a...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Handknotted Rug with a Geometric Pattern
Located in New York, NY
This is beautiful handknotted rug with a geometric design. It has a transitional element to it as it would work in a variety of interiors. It is very finely knotted with a low pile a...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Mazandaran Tribal Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
Our Mazandaran Collection highlights the Minimalist sophistication that existed long before the modern era. These rugs are inspired by the kilims that were woven by Persian women in ...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Mazandaran Flat-Weave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
Our Mazandaran Collection highlights the Minimalist sophistication that existed long before the modern era. These rugs are inspired by the Kilims that were woven by Persian women in ...
Category

2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Pelas Flat-Weave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Pelas flat-weave rug is made with 100% handspun wool and natural dyes. It is inspired by the Antique Kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. Nasiri continues their...
Category

2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Textured Flat-Weave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Pelas flat-weave rug is made with handspun wool and cotton and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI continues...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Flat-Weave Stripe Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Pelas flat-weave rug is made with handspun wool and cotton and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI continues...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool, Cotton

Mid-Century Modern Imperial World Globe on Lucite Stand by George F. Cram, 1970s
Located in Richmond, Surrey
Mid-Century Modern black and white world globe with Lucite stand by George F. Cram, 1970s ‘Imperial Globe’ globe on Lucite stand by George F Cram Company. Unique chic black and wh...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Furniture

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Lucite

Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian Ceramic. Fawn by Gunar Nylund
By Gunnar Nylund
Located in Courbevoie, FR
Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian ceramic. Fawn by Gunar Nylund.
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Ceramics

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Charmo Spearhead Pattern Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
Our Charmo spearhead flatweave rug is made with handspun wool and natural dyes. It is inspired from the antique kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. NASIRI continues...
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2010s Afghan Mid-Century Modern Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimalist Pelas Flatweave Rug
By Nasiri
Located in New York, NY
This Pelas flat-weave rug is made with 100% handspun cotton and natural dyes. It is inspired by the antique Kilims that are native to the Kurdish region in Iran. Nasiri continues the...
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2010s Afghan Minimalist Central Asian Rugs

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Cotton

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Asian Mid Century Modern For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the Asian mid century modern you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, fabric and metal, every Asian mid century modern was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for an Asian mid century modern, we have 1019 options in-stock, while there are 72 modern editions to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer Asian mid century modern, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Each Asian mid century modern bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Hollywood Regency hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made Asian mid century modern over the years, but those crafted by Baker Furniture Company, Michael Taylor and André Fu are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is an Asian Mid Century Modern?

An Asian mid century modern can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,152, while the lowest priced sells for $55 and the highest can go for as much as $375,000.

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.