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Mid-Century Linear Molecule Chandelier by Robert Haussmann for Remains Lighting
By Robert and Trix Haussmann, Remains Lighting
Located in New York, NY
HHL6105 A linear arrangement of solid brass bars and spheres, this 20 light molecule chandelier is a zigzag of lines and connections. Each of the protruding segments ends in a point...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Nickel, Brass

Mid-20th Century 'Linear' Vintage Kilim Composition Carpet
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Kilim composition - Linear design. Persian panels, Herringbone stitching with button stitch on the edges, all of linen.
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Mid-20th Century American Kilim More Carpets

Materials

Wool

Linear Cubic Italian Chandelier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1950s Mid-Century Modern linear cubic Italian chandelier with 4 hand blown cubic satin opal glass shades. Partially restored, patinated brass finish. 4 e26 medium based sockets. Ligh...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass, Steel

  • Linear Cubic Italian Chandelier
  • Linear Cubic Italian Chandelier
  • Linear Cubic Italian Chandelier
  • Linear Cubic Italian Chandelier
H 41.75 in. Dm 32 in.
Stamford Modern's Linear Bench
By Stamford Modern, Edward Wormley
Located in Stamford, CT
Draw clean lines with contemporary furniture inspired by the Mid-Century Modern Legend, Edward Wormley (1907-1995), a leading American designer. Echoing the brass bar below, this woo...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Brass

  • Stamford Modern's Linear Bench
  • Stamford Modern's Linear Bench
  • Stamford Modern's Linear Bench
  • Stamford Modern's Linear Bench
H 18 in. W 72 in. D 18 in.
Linear Daybed by Stamford Modern
By Stamford Modern, Edward Wormley
Located in Stamford, CT
Draw clean lines with contemporary furniture inspired by the Mid-Century Modern Legend, Edward Wormley (1907-1995), a leading American designer. Echoing the brass bar below, this w...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

Materials

Brass

  • Linear Daybed by Stamford Modern
  • Linear Daybed by Stamford Modern
  • Linear Daybed by Stamford Modern
  • Linear Daybed by Stamford Modern
H 16 in. W 84 in. D 30 in.
French Mid-20th Century Linear Iron Chandelier with 12 Lovely Swooping Arms
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French scale chandelier with twelve lights from the mid-20th century. This French chandelier features a central, linear-shaped beam from a mid-20th century scale with six lights al...
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20th Century French Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Metal, Iron

Italian 1960s Linear Sconce
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A wonderful linear sconce from 1960s, Italy. Made from brass and steel, partially restored, with original finish. (1) E26 medium based socket. Uses T-shaped bulb. Special j-box requi...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass, Steel

  • Italian 1960s Linear Sconce
  • Italian 1960s Linear Sconce
  • Italian 1960s Linear Sconce
  • Italian 1960s Linear Sconce
H 8 in. W 2.25 in. D 3 in.
Walnut Linear Bench by Stamford Modern
By Stamford Modern, Edward Wormley
Located in Stamford, CT
Draw clean lines with contemporary furniture inspired by the Mid-Century Modern Legend, Edward Wormley (1907-1995), a leading American designer. Echoing the brass bar below, this m...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

Materials

Brass

  • Walnut Linear Bench by Stamford Modern
  • Walnut Linear Bench by Stamford Modern
  • Walnut Linear Bench by Stamford Modern
  • Walnut Linear Bench by Stamford Modern
H 17 in. W 72 in. D 19 in.
Postmodern Linear Parsons Lounge Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Postmodern parsons lounge chairs, circa 1970s. Extraordinarily comfortable! Big, low and wide. They are very fine quality chairs. Not marked by designer or manufacturer. Both are ...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

  • Postmodern Linear Parsons Lounge Chairs
  • Postmodern Linear Parsons Lounge Chairs
  • Postmodern Linear Parsons Lounge Chairs
  • Postmodern Linear Parsons Lounge Chairs
H 30 in. W 29 in. D 32 in.
Stamford Modern's Linear Bench in Limed Oak
By Stamford Modern, Edward Wormley
Located in Stamford, CT
Draw clean lines with contemporary furniture inspired by the Mid-Century Modern Legend, Edward Wormley (1907-1995), a leading American designer. Echoing the brass bar below, this moh...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Brass

Stamford Modern's Linear Bench in Limed Oak
By Stamford Modern, Edward Wormley
Located in Stamford, CT
Draw clean lines with contemporary furniture inspired by the Mid-Century Modern Legend, Edward Wormley (1907-1995), a leading American designer. Echoing the brass bar below, this moh...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Brass

Stamford Modern's Linear Bench in Grey Velvet
By Stamford Modern, Edward Wormley
Located in Stamford, CT
Draw clean lines with contemporary furniture inspired by the Mid-Century Modern Legend, Edward Wormley (1907-1995), a leading American designer. Echoing the brass bar below, this vel...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Brass

Linear Chrome Flush Mount Fixture
Located in New York, NY
Linear chrome flush mount ceiling fixture composed of 10 glass cubes by Mazzega.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

Materials

Chrome

  • Linear Chrome Flush Mount Fixture
  • Linear Chrome Flush Mount Fixture
  • Linear Chrome Flush Mount Fixture
  • Linear Chrome Flush Mount Fixture
H 4 in. W 48 in. D 4.5 in.
1950s Italian Brass Linear Wall Lamp
By Stilnovo
Located in Hingham, MA
1950s Italian brass wall lamp consisting of eight individual brass cones on brass stems mounted on a length of brass angle. Can be mounted horizontally, vertically or even diagonally...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

  • 1950s Italian Brass Linear Wall Lamp
  • 1950s Italian Brass Linear Wall Lamp
  • 1950s Italian Brass Linear Wall Lamp
  • 1950s Italian Brass Linear Wall Lamp
H 15.5 in. W 10 in. D 4 in.
Vintage Moroccan Kilim Composition, Linear Design
Located in New York, NY
Vintage moroccan Kilim composition, linear design Moroccan panels, mid-20th century Cream and taupe/beige panels with natural linen stitching in center and dyed green stitching aroun...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Rustic Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Cotton, Linen

Contemporary Linear Thia Duo Light by Studio Dunn
By Studio DUNN, Asher Rodriquez-Dunn
Located in Rumford, RI
This articulating light fixture works perfectly in small spaces. The modern, linear pendant has bold, elegant lines and dramatic negative space. Hand assembled in our New England stu...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

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Metal, Brass, Steel

Contemporary Linear Thia Duo Light by Studio Dunn
By Studio DUNN, Asher Rodriquez-Dunn
Located in Rumford, RI
This articulating light fixture works perfectly in small spaces. The modern, linear pendant has bold, elegant lines and dramatic negative space. Hand assembled in our New England stu...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

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Metal, Brass, Steel

Vintage Paul McCobb Linear Group Coffee Table by Calvin
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in Topeka, KS
Wonderful iconic linear group coffee table by Paul McCobb for Calvin. Walnut, laminate and aluminium. In great vintage condition. Wonderful coffee table by Paul McCobb from his li...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Aluminum

Single Linear Brass Sconce with Adjustable Lights
Located in New York, NY
Single linear brass sconce with adjustable lights.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

French 1950's Linear Six Light Brass Chandelier
Located in Hingham, MA
Clean lines on a horizontal plane from this six light linear form French 1950'a brass chandelier shown here with optional custom black uno ring shades with gold paper inside, handmad...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Sorenthia Sconce by Studio Dunn, Contemporary Linear Wall Sconce
By Studio DUNN, Asher Rodriquez-Dunn
Located in Rumford, RI
Our midcentury-inspired linear wall sconce is minimal and sophisticated. The fluted lines of this contemporary light fixture create a versatile choice for accent or task lighting. Wi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights an...

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Brass, Steel, Nickel

Pair of Swedish Tri-Cone Linear Pendant Lamps
Located in Hingham, MA
SATURDAY SALE (2/2019) A pair of 1950's linear pendant light fixtures from Sweden with three spun aluminum perforated cones with matte black enameled diabolo tail cones on a taperi...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

  • Pair of Swedish Tri-Cone Linear Pendant Lamps
  • Pair of Swedish Tri-Cone Linear Pendant Lamps
  • Pair of Swedish Tri-Cone Linear Pendant Lamps
  • Pair of Swedish Tri-Cone Linear Pendant Lamps
H 46 in. W 25.5 in. D 5.75 in.
large Panoramic Minimalist Linear Painting by Gerry Hunt, 1970
Located in Rochester, NY
British abstract minimalist school oil painting on unstretched canvas by reknowned and well exhibited artist Gerry Hunt ( ( British - b. 1927 ) ink signed and dated lower right corne...
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Mid-20th Century British Minimalist Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint

Paul McCobb for Calvin Linear Group Four-Drawer Chest of Drawers, Refinished
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern bachelor chest designed by Paul McCobb for his Linear Group line for Calvin Furniture. The dresser features beautiful walnut wood grain with aluminu...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Aluminum

Zeki Müren Distressed Vintage Turkish Sivas Rug with Linear Abstract Style
By Zeki Müren
Located in Dallas, TX
51582 Zeki Mu¨ren distressed vintage Turkish Sivas rug with Linear Abstract style. Reflecting artistic elements of abstract art with expressionism vibes, this hand knotted wool distr...
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Mid-20th Century Turkish Art Deco Turkish Rugs

Materials

Wool

Pair of Linear Sconces with Unusual Ridged Glass Shades
By Vistosi
Located in New York, NY
Pair of polished metal linear sconces with unusual ridged glass shades in the style of Vistosi. Available in brass and nickel.
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Nickel

Large Rectangular Linear Tray Manufactory Florence, 1970 Italian Design
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Elegant large rectangular linear tray manufactory Florence, 1970 Italian design.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Tray Tables

Materials

Brass

Blue Murano Tear Drop Vase with Incised Linear Design, Signed
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Blue murano tear drop vase with incised linear design, signed.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Murano Glass

Guido Gambone Midcentury Italian Linear Pattern Art Pottery Vase
By Guido Gambone
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A stylish vintage Italian art pottery vase of compressed rounded slab form and slightly flared in shape with the readily recognizable linear pattern by Guido Gambone (1909-1969). The...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Pottery

Linear L Shaped Wall or Ceiling Light by Maison Arlus
Located in Hingham, MA
Extremely rare and unusual French 1950's sconce or ceiling fixture by Maison Arlus. Elbow form with heavy gauge solid brass tapering lines and dark wood with three lamp heads with bu...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Abacus Linear Chandelier in Bronze Anodized Aluminum by David D’Imperio
By David D'Imperio
Located in Deland, FL
Abacus is an anodized aluminum linear chandelier providing warm direct LED illumination when suspended over a dining table, kitchen island or conference table. The structure is produ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

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Aluminum

Beeline 70” Linear Chandelier in Stainless Steel by David D’Imperio
By David D'Imperio
Located in Deland, FL
Beeline is a handmade stainless steel and aluminum linear chandelier providing warm direct LED illumination when suspended over a dining table, kitchen island or conference table. A ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers an...

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Stainless Steel

French 1940s, Wrought Iron Five-Light Linear Chandelier with Scrolled Décor
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French wrought iron five-light chandelier from the mid-20th century with authentic wax sleeves. This French iron chandelier circa 1940 features a single row of five electric lights...
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Mid-20th Century French Baroque Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Wrought Iron

1960s Paul McCobb Linear Group for Calvin Room Divider Base Coffee Table
By Paul McCobb
Located in Lambertville, NJ
This is the base of a Paul McCobb Linear Group room divider that we are offering as a coffee table or base for a flat screen television.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Aluminum

Pair of Paul McCobb for Calvin Linear Group End Tables, circa 1950s
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in Peabody, MA
Pair of single drawer side tables with aluminum panels and hardware by Paul McCobb for Calvin's Linear Group, circa 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Aluminum

Monumental Laurel Lamp Co. Black Steel Wire Linear Leaf Table Lamp, 1950s
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Sculptural and statuesque Laurel Lamp Company Black enameled Steel Wire Table Lamp. Featuring a tall, slender thick Black wire abstract leaf pattern framework on a (5H) cylindrical B...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Steel, Wire

Paul McCobb Linear Mid Century 8 Drawer Dresser
By Paul McCobb
Located in La Grange, IL
Paul McCobb linear mid century 8 drawer dresser Dresser measures: 48 wide x 18 deep x 34 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage condition...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Chrome

"Linear Marine" Mid-Century Modern Vintage Abstract Painting
By Mary Humphreys Sloane
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Noteworthy Postmodern abstract painting titled Linear Marine. American born artist Humphreys Sloane uses prominent colors and lines to create this conceptual work. The work predomina...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Paint

Mid-Century Abstract Linear Painting by Eugene Kloszewski Dated 1956
By Eugene Kloszewski
Located in Peabody, MA
Mid-Century abstract linear oil painting by Eugene Kloszewski, dated 1956. Kloszewski studied at Cleveland Institute of Art and Yale University under Josef Albers, who became a li...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Mid-Century Abstract Painting "Linear Marine" by Mary Humphreys Sloane
By Mary Humphreys Sloane
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Noteworthy abstract painting (oil on Masonite) titled Linear Marine. American born artist Humphreys Sloane uses prominent colors and lines to create this conceptual work. The work pr...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Art

Materials

Masonite

Linear Occasional Table
Located in Sagaponack, NY
An elegantly minimalist side or occasional table in polished iron having graceful intersecting legs supporting a rectangular glass enclosed top.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Steel

  • Linear Occasional Table
  • Linear Occasional Table
  • Linear Occasional Table
  • Linear Occasional Table
H 12 in. W 30 in. D 18 in.
Mid-20th Century French Wrought Iron Scale Chandelier with Wide Linear Shape
Located in Atlanta, GA
A midcentury French iron scale chandelier. This French chandelier features a central beam from a mid-20th century wrought iron scale. This four-light chandelier has a simplistic and ...
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20th Century French Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Metal, Wrought Iron

Paul McCobb Linear Group Mirror
By Paul McCobb
Located in Dallas, TX
Bryce Originals mirror in clean solid maple frame. Excellent condition, dated Jan 22, 1957 verso. Numerous silver printed labels and signature on original board backing. Hangs ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

  • Paul McCobb Linear Group Mirror
  • Paul McCobb Linear Group Mirror
  • Paul McCobb Linear Group Mirror
  • Paul McCobb Linear Group Mirror
H 35.5 in. W 24 in. D 2 in.
Paul McCobb “Linear Group” Credenza for Calvin Furniture
By Calvin Furniture, Paul McCobb
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Designer: Paul McCobb Manufacturer: Calvin Furniture “Linear Group” Period/Style: Mid-Century Modern Country: United States Date: 1954. Dimensions: 34.5? H x 66? L x 18? W. Material...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Materials

Aluminum

Paul McCobb Calvin Linear Tall Dresser
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in Kalamazoo, MI
Tall dresser designed by Paul McCobb from the Linear line by Calvin Furniture. Walnut case with aluminum strips and cast aluminum pulls combine for a sharp modern look. This piece is...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Aluminum

  • Paul McCobb Calvin Linear Tall Dresser
  • Paul McCobb Calvin Linear Tall Dresser
  • Paul McCobb Calvin Linear Tall Dresser
  • Paul McCobb Calvin Linear Tall Dresser
H 45 in. W 38 in. D 18 in.
Linear Wire Wall Mount Coat Rack
By Pilastro
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Very cool minimal wall mount coat rack with a movable tray and umbrella hook. Very original condition.
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Coat Racks and Stands

Materials

Wire

  • Linear Wire Wall Mount Coat Rack
  • Linear Wire Wall Mount Coat Rack
  • Linear Wire Wall Mount Coat Rack
  • Linear Wire Wall Mount Coat Rack
H 72 in. W 29.875 in. D 5.5 in.
Pair of Philips Linear Wall Sconces
By Philips
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of 2 chocolate enameled metal and white plexiglass wall mount sconces. Each light holds two light bulbs. Very good original condition.
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Plexiglass

  • Pair of Philips Linear Wall Sconces
  • Pair of Philips Linear Wall Sconces
  • Pair of Philips Linear Wall Sconces
  • Pair of Philips Linear Wall Sconces
H 7.75 in. W 11 in. D 4.5 in.
Polished Nickel Two-Arm Linear Chandelier
By John Vesey
Located in New York, NY
Polished nickel two arm linear chandelier with brass details and nickel shades in the style of John Vesey.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass, Nickel

  • Polished Nickel Two-Arm Linear Chandelier
  • Polished Nickel Two-Arm Linear Chandelier
  • Polished Nickel Two-Arm Linear Chandelier
  • Polished Nickel Two-Arm Linear Chandelier
H 36.5 in. W 47.5 in. D 16 in.
Paul McCobb Linear Group Dresser by Calvin
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in Kalamazoo, MI
Short eight drawer dresser designed by Paul McCobb from the Linear line by Calvin Furniture. Walnut case with aluminum strips and cast aluminum pulls combine for a sharp modern look....
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Aluminum

Paul McCobb Linear Room Divider Credenza for Calvin Furniture
By Calvin Furniture, Paul McCobb
Located in San Jose, CA
Mid-Century Modern room divider cabinet designed by Paul McCobb for the Linear collection of Calvin furniture. This versatile piece can function as a media console and displays from ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Materials

Aluminum

Paul McCobb Walnut Dresser, Linear by Calvin
By Calvin Furniture
Located in Crockett, CA
Nice medium size dresser with ample drawer space, top drawer is 3 1/2" and the other three are 6 1/2" deep. Drawer interiors are made of oak. Retains original aluminum accents and d...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands

Materials

Aluminum

Large Paul McCobb Linear Dresser in Walnut for Calvin
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in San Francisco, CA
An eight-drawer walnut dresser with aluminum accents by Paul McCobb for Calvin’s Linear series. With its long, clean lines, this Mid-Century Modern Linear dresser lives up to its ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Aluminum

Paul McCobb for Calvin Linear Group Walnut Sideboard or Credenza
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern sideboard or credenza designed by Paul McCobb for his linear group line for Calvin Furniture. The credenza features gorgeous walnut wood grain with ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Materials

Aluminum

Linear Rectangular Italian Brass Frame Mirror, 1950s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Linear, Geometric, elegant and large rectangular Italian brass frame mirror, 1950s It's the perfect piece for a transitional space like an entryway or upstairs hallway.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

Materials

Brass

Lunel Linear Wall or Ceiling Mounted Light
By Lunel
Located in Hingham, MA
A 1950s modernist linear fixture from Lunel Luminaires consisting of a single half-globe shaped opaline glass shade bridging a pair of parallel black enameled steel tubes the ends of...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Linear Rectangular Brass Frame Mirror, Italy, 1950s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Linear rectangular brass frame mirror, Italy, 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

Materials

Brass

Large Art Glass Vase With Linear Design
Located in Highland, IN
This large art glass vase with a great linear design in vivid colors is sadly, unsigned. However the quality and visual strength of the piece speaks for itself.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Glass

Paul McCobb Linear group Long Dresser for Calvin
By Calvin Furniture, Paul McCobb
Located in Kalamazoo, MI
Long double dresser designed by Paul McCobb from the Linear line by Calvin Furniture. Walnut case with aluminum strips and cast aluminum pulls combine for a sharp modern look. This p...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Aluminum

Red Enameled Metal Linear Fluorescent Work Light
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Red enameled flush mount work lamp with 40W fluorescent light bulbs. Long red enameled aluminium canopy with matching aluminium fixture and inlaid grate. In original condition with w...
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Metal

Original Paul McCobb Linear Group Sofa on Brass Legs, 1960s
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
A rare and exceptional Mid-Century Modern sofa from the Linear Group line by Paul McCobb for Calvin Furniture. The sofa features McCobb's sleek, Minimalist midcentury design and beau...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

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Midcentury Linear For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the midcentury linear you’re looking for. A midcentury linear — often made from metal, wood and brass — can elevate any home. Find 68 options for an antique or vintage midcentury linear now, or shop our selection of 12 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. There are many kinds of the midcentury linear you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each midcentury linear bearing Mid-Century Modern, Baroque or Art Deco hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one midcentury linear that is appealing in its simplicity, but Paul McCobb, Calvin and Carlos Solano-Granda produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Midcentury Linear?

Prices for a midcentury linear can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $450 and can go as high as $220,000, while the average can fetch as much as $2,748.

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.