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Modular Wall Unit by Simpla-Lux, 1960s
By Simpla Lux 1
Located in Schagen, NL
This wall unit was designed and manufactured in the Netherlands, circa1960s. It consists of two separate units in teak, next to each other. The pieces were designed to be adjustable ...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

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Teak

  • Modular Wall Unit by Simpla-Lux, 1960s
  • Modular Wall Unit by Simpla-Lux, 1960s
  • Modular Wall Unit by Simpla-Lux, 1960s
  • Modular Wall Unit by Simpla-Lux, 1960s
H 59.06 in. W 66.54 in. D 11.82 in.
Modular String Wall Unit in Teak by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By Kajsa Strinning 1, String Design AB
Located in Vienna, AT
String regal wall unit designed by Nils and Kajsa Strinning in 1949. This one was made in the 1960s in Sweden. A very good vintage condition, slight traces of use due to the age, ni...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Steel

Modular String Wall Unit in Ashwood by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By String Design AB, Kajsa Strinning 1
Located in Vienna, AT
String regal wall unit designed by Nils and Kajsa Strinning in 1949. This one was made in the 1960s in Sweden. A very good vintage condition, slight traces of use due to the age, ni...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Steel

Mid Century Modular Wall Unit, 1960s
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Large modular wall unit from the 1960s. Comes with plenty of storage space, 1960s, Belgium Good condition. Measures: Height: 200cm/78.74" Width: 300cm/118.11" Depth: 43...
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Vintage 1960s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Wood

  • Mid Century Modular Wall Unit, 1960s
  • Mid Century Modular Wall Unit, 1960s
  • Mid Century Modular Wall Unit, 1960s
  • Mid Century Modular Wall Unit, 1960s
H 78.75 in. W 118.12 in. D 16.93 in.
Danish Modern Standing Modular Wall Unit
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Very nice Danish modern standing wall unit with adjustable components. Assorted cases and shelves provide ample storage/display space and can be set up to your liking. Please confirm...
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Late 20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Teak

Scandinavian Modular Wall Unit by Poul Cadovius
By Poul Cadovius
Located in Paris, FR
Scandinavian wall unit designed by Poul Cadovius in the 1960s, crafted of teak, provided with wooden fixations. It is composed of three vertical ladders with 4 shelves and 5 containe...
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20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Bookcases

Materials

Teak

  • Scandinavian Modular Wall Unit by Poul Cadovius
  • Scandinavian Modular Wall Unit by Poul Cadovius
  • Scandinavian Modular Wall Unit by Poul Cadovius
  • Scandinavian Modular Wall Unit by Poul Cadovius
H 86.62 in. W 94.49 in. D 18.9 in.
Derk Jan de Vries Modular Wall Unit, 1980s
Located in Brussels, BE
Derk Jan de Vries modular wall unit, 1980s.
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Vintage 1980s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Wood

  • Derk Jan de Vries Modular Wall Unit, 1980s
  • Derk Jan de Vries Modular Wall Unit, 1980s
  • Derk Jan de Vries Modular Wall Unit, 1980s
  • Derk Jan de Vries Modular Wall Unit, 1980s
H 29.93 in. W 14.97 in. D 14.97 in.
Baker Finn Juhl Modular Wall Unit, circa 1950s
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Toledo, OH
Baker Finn Juhl adjustable modular wall unit, circa 1950s. Can be positioned vertically or horizontal. Each unit measures 32" x 11" x 14" tall. Shelf measures 10" x 54".
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Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Wood

All in Brass Modular Wall Unit System Storage Shelves
Located in Halluin, FR
All in brass metal modular wall unit system storage shelves composed of 6 shelves, a wall-mounted and brass structure. Elegant, modular and delicate!  
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20th Century European Art Deco Shelves

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Brass

All in Brass Modular Wall Unit System Storage Shelves
Located in Halluin, FR
All in brass metal modular wall unit system storage shelves composed of 3 shelves, a wall-mounted and brass structure. Elegant, modular and delicate!  
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20th Century European Art Deco Shelves

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Brass

Teak Modular Wall Unit by Louis Van Teeffelen, 1950s
By Louis Van Teeffelen
Located in Appeltern, Gelderland
Modular wall unit by Van Teeffelen for WeBe, 1950s. This well detailed wall system was designed by Dutch designer Louis Van Teeffelen and produced by WéBé Holland. This super shaped,...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Teak

  • Teak Modular Wall Unit by Louis Van Teeffelen, 1950s
  • Teak Modular Wall Unit by Louis Van Teeffelen, 1950s
  • Teak Modular Wall Unit by Louis Van Teeffelen, 1950s
  • Teak Modular Wall Unit by Louis Van Teeffelen, 1950s
H 78.35 in. W 66.93 in. D 15.75 in.
Danish Lucite and Rosewood Modular Wall Unit, Shelves, Cabinet
By Georg Petersens Møbelfabrik
Located in Toledo, OH
Poul Norreklit for Georg Petersens Mobelfabrik acrylic and rosewood modular free standing storage unit with shelves and cabinets. Beautiful sliding doors in Brazilian rosewood. Four ...
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Mid-20th Century European Shelves

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Rosewood

Osvaldo Borsani E22 Modular Wall Unit in Walnut
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno, wall unit, metal, walnut, Italy, 1950s Modular shelving system designed by Osvaldo Borsani. The system was developed by Borsani as coordinated system for ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

Materials

Metal

  • Osvaldo Borsani E22 Modular Wall Unit in Walnut
  • Osvaldo Borsani E22 Modular Wall Unit in Walnut
  • Osvaldo Borsani E22 Modular Wall Unit in Walnut
  • Osvaldo Borsani E22 Modular Wall Unit in Walnut
H 117.33 in. W 110.24 in. D 19.3 in.
Custom-Made Modular Wall Unit in Teak, Mahogany and Brass
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Modular wall unit, teak, mahogany, brass, Germany, 1970s Adjustable, open wall unit in teak and mahogany. Due to the number of elements, this piece has endless possibilities to ar...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Brass

Tomado Midcentury Modular Wall Unit, Shelving System with Rare Bookstands
By Tomado
Located in Schagen, NL
This modular industrial piece, features 3 shelves, two gliding stands for books and one stand to place upon the shelves. These stands are not often to be found anymore. Every shelf ...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Mark J. Furst & Robert Fellner Modular Wall Unit Credenda
Located in West Hartford, CT
Rare and iconic Furst and Fellner for Furnette modular wall unit credenza, circa 1950s. Features walnut and brass construction and features a fold out desk surface, three drawers and...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

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Brass

De Coene Norm Office 770 Modular Wall Unit ,1969, Belgium Design
By De Coene
Located in Antwerp, BE
Impressed facade of a Modular wall unit in oak designed by the Coene Manufacture, Belgium ,1969 "Norm office 770" is an universal modular system construction harmonizing perfect orga...
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Vintage 1960s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Cupboards

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Oak

Michel Ducaroy Modular Wall Unit in Black Lacquered Wood and Steel
By Michel Ducaroy
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Michael Ducaroy, free-standing wall unit, steel, lacquered wood, France, 1970s Michael Ducaroy designed this free-standing wall unit in the 1970s. In five columns are five closed ...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Steel

Italian Modern Midcentury Modular Wall Unit in Rosewood, Wool and Brass
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Italy Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Unknown Era: 1950s Materials: Rosewood, wool, brass Measurements: 138 wide x 18 deep x 79.5 tall Condition: In excellent origina...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Materials

Brass

Poul Cadovius, Cado Royal System 3 Bay Teak Modular Wall Unit, Denmark, 1960s
By Cado, Poul Cadovius
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Poul Cadovius, Cado Royal System 3 bay teak modular wall unit, Denmark, 1960s Highly versatile and functional modular wall unit in teak by Danish designer Poul Cadovius. This b...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Shelves

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Teak

Poul Cadovius, Cado Royal System 3 Bay Teak Modular Wall Unit, Denmark, 1960s
By Cado, Poul Cadovius
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Poul Cadovius, Cado Royal System 3 bay teak modular wall unit, Denmark, 1960s Highly versatile and functional modular wall unit in teak by Danish designer Poul Cadovius. This b...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Shelves

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Teak

Modular Wall Unit System in Patina Brass and Black Marble Storage Shelves
Located in Halluin, FR
Modular wall unit system in brass and black marble storage shelves composed of 3 black and white marble shelves, a wall-mounted and patina brass structure. Practical, modular and des...
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20th Century European Shelves

Materials

Brass

Modular Wall Unit System in Brass and Black Lacquered Wooden Storage Shelves
Located in Halluin, FR
Modular wall unit system in brass and black lacquered wooden storage shelves composed of 3 black lacquered wooden shelves, a wall-mounted and patina brass structure. Practical, modul...
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20th Century European Baroque Shelves

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Brass

Modular Wall Unit System in Brass and Black Lacquered Wooden Storage Shelves
Located in Halluin, FR
Modular wall unit system in brass and black lacquered wooden storage shelves composed of 6 black lacquered wooden shelves, a wall-mounted and patina brass structure. Practical, modul...
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20th Century European Shelves

Materials

Brass

Large Modular Wall Unit by Dieter Rams in Aluminum and Black Wood
By Dieter Rams
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Dieter Rams, wall unit model 606, aluminum, wood, Germany, design 1960 Functional wall unit in aluminum and black colored wood by German product and furniture designer Dieter Rams. ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Paul Evans Cityscape Modular Wall Unit with Five Cabinets
By Paul Evans
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A stunning set of 5 separate cityscape hanging wall cabinets in chrome and brass. These are modular and can be hung individually. Each cabinet measure 24W x 24H x 17D inches. Selling...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Brass, Chrome

Modular Wall Unit Designed by Georg Satink for WK Möbel, Germany, 1952
By Georg Satink, WK Möbel
Located in Antwerp, BE
Large sideboard with nine modular wall elements in French walnut veneer from the WK-Satink series, designed in 1952 by Georg Satink, manufactured by WK Möbel, Germany. The WK-Satink ...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

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Brass

Modular Bookcase Royal System Wall Unit,Screen
Located in Antwerp, BE
Modular free standing teak wall unit consisting of three sections. Mounted on oblique, four tapering legs, brass stretchers adjustable in length 300-250 cm, the shelves are supporte...
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Vintage 1950s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Metal

  • Modular Bookcase Royal System Wall Unit,Screen
  • Modular Bookcase Royal System Wall Unit,Screen
  • Modular Bookcase Royal System Wall Unit,Screen
  • Modular Bookcase Royal System Wall Unit,Screen
H 118.12 in. W 98.43 in. D 11.82 in.
Modular Teak Wall Units by Finn Juhl for France & Son
By France & Søn, Finn Juhl
Located in Denton, TX
Two Finn Juhl's Danish Modern modular wall unit from the Cresco series for France & Son. Finn Juhl's aluminum bow-tie drawer pulls that make for the classic look. The manufacturer's ...
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20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Cabinets

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Aluminum

Shelving Storage Expandable Wall Unit Modular Custom Bookcase System
By Tim Byrne
Located in Oakville, CT
Custom modular shelving storage bookcase system by Get Back Inc. In the vintage Industrial style. System as shown includes ten 8″ shelves, three beams, two top mounting bars, two bot...
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2010s American Industrial Shelves

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Metal, Steel

Poul Cadovius for Royal System Free Standing Modular Teak Wall Unit
By Poul Cadovius
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Poul Cadovius for Royal System free standing modular wall unit in teak. With two teak risers, one large sliding cabinet, two shelves and one cubby shelf.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

Materials

Teak

George Nelson "Omni" Wall-Mounted Walnut Modular Desk Unit, USA
By George Nelson
Located in Denver, CO
Desk element designed by George Nelson. Originally offered as an option to the OMNI wall unit (circa 1960s), the desk is constructed of walnut and chrome steel with a stunning "flat ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Chrome

Cado Modular Shelving System Wall Unit by Poul Cadovius, 1960s, Denmark
By Poul Cadovius
Located in Brussels, BE
Mid-Century Modern Cado modular shelving system wall unit by Poul Cadovius, 1960s, Denmark.
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Wood

Danish Modern Midcentury Modular Three Bay Bookcase Wall Unit and Desk
Located in West Hartford, CT
Coveted Danish modern three-bay wall unit with adjustable shelves. This wall unit is finished on all sides and can be used as a room divider or against the wall. Storage options abou...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Shelves

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Teak

Modular Teak Wall Unit and Secretary by Finn Juhl for France & Son
By Finn Juhl, France & Søn
Located in Boston, MA
This teak version of Finn Juhl's modular wall unit from the Cresco series for France & Son comprises multiple adjustable shelves, five exterior drawers, two cabinets, as well as a dr...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Shelves

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Aluminum

Original 1970s Modular String Wall Unit in Ashwood by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By Nils Nisse Strinning, String Design AB
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String Regal wall unit Made In Sweden Bokhyllan ’THE LADDER SHELF’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940 to 194...
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Late 20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Metal

Vintage Danish Modular Teak Wall Unit by Kai Kristiansen for FM 1960s
By Feldballes Møbelfabrik, Kai Kristiansen
Located in Nibe, Nordjylland
Vintage Danish modular teak wall unit by Kai Kristiansen for Feldballes Møbelfabrik, Denmark, 1960s Danish mid-century modern modular 3 bay shelving system model FM Reolsystem. This...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Teak

Original 1970s Modular String Wall Unit in Ashwood by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By Nils Nisse Strinning, String Design AB
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in Sweden BOKHYLLAN ’THE LADDER SHELF’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940 to 194...
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Late 20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Metal

1960s Metal Black Ladders Red Modular Tomado Wall Unit Designed by A. Dekker
By Tomado, Adriaan Dekker
Located in Cowthorpe, North Yorkshire
1960s metal black ladders red modular Tomado wall unit designed by A. Dekker. This shelving unit is made to hold books and is remarkably strong.
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Metal

Peter Hvidt Solid Teak Three Bay Modular Bookcase or Wall Unit by Soborg
By Soborg Mobler, Peter Hvidt
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Denmark Designer: Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard Manufacturer: Søborg Møbler Era: 1966 Materials: Teak Measurements: 35.5? wide (each unit), 106.5" wide (all three) x 19?...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Materials

Teak

Modern Modular Shelf, Bookcase, Mod. NL38 Nathan Lindberg, Solid Oak Wall Unit
By Pierre Chapo, Nathan Lindberg, Charlotte Perriand
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
Amazing designer shelf, made in solid oak, this piece is made of solid oakwood in 4cm (1,57 in.) Beautiful piece, super heavy weight about 100kg (approx. 220 lbs) It's a contemporary...
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2010s German Modern Shelves

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Oak

Danish Vintage Rosewood Modular Wall Unit by Kai Kristiansen for FM, 1960s
By Feldballes Møbelfabrik, Kai Kristiansen
Located in Nibe, Nordjylland
Danish vintage rosewood modular wall unit by Kai Kristiansen for FM, 1960s. Shelving unit with shelves in rosewood veneer. Shelf ends in solid rosewood. Black aluminium wall slats. ...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Rosewood

Modular Wall Unit- Secretary by Louis Van Teeffelen For Webe, Dutch Design 1950s
By WéBé, Louis Van Teeffelen
Located in The Hague, NL
Dutch Design modular wall unit by Louis van Teeffelen for Webe, 1950s. One of Louis van Teeffelen most famous designs his modular wall system. The combination of it's minimalistic li...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

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Brass

Modular Wall Unit in Brass and Elmwood by Dieter Reinhold for WK Möbel, Germany
By WK Wohnen, Dieter Reinhold
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Modular wall unit designed by Dieter Reinhold produced by WK Möbel, Germany 1950s light elmwood board and brass wall holder. This Mid-Century shelving system was desi...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

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Metal

Modular Wall Unit in Brass and Elmwood by Dieter Reinhold for Wk Möbel, Germany
By WK Möbel, Dieter Reinhold
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Shelving system wall unit Made in Germany Modular system by Wk Möbel Wk furniture Design: Wk furniture Helmut Magg, 1955 Decade: 50s Elmwood Condition: Very good vi...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

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Wood

Harvey Probber Modular Wall Unit
Located in Dallas, TX
Four bay wall unit designed by Harvey Probber. The four cabinets fix into position but the shelves and magazine displays are completely modular. Uprights and shelves appear to be bla...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Shelves

Materials

Wood

  • Harvey Probber Modular Wall Unit
  • Harvey Probber Modular Wall Unit
  • Harvey Probber Modular Wall Unit
  • Harvey Probber Modular Wall Unit
H 97 in. W 127.75 in. D 22 in.
Original Ashwood 1960s Modular String Wall Unit by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in Sweden Bokhyllan ’The Ladder Shelf’ Design: Nils Und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940-1947 h...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Wood, Ash

Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Modular Wall-Mounted Desk or Storage Unit
By Ilmari Tapiovaara
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
A lovely Scandinavian wall mounted modular storage system from the 1950s in the style of Ilmara Tapiovaara Very well made and of high quality production A drop down leave desk...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Brass

Original Wallboard 1960s Modular String Wall Unit by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in Sweden Bokhyllan ’the ladder shelf’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940 to 194...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Wood, Ash

Original White 1960s Modular String Wall Unit by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By Nils Nisse Strinning, String Design AB
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in Sweden Bokhyllan ’The Ladder Shelf’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940-1947 h...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Metal

Original Elmwood 1960s Modular String Wall Unit by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in Sweden Bokhyllan ’The Ladder Shelf’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940-1947 h...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Wood, Elm

Original Elmwood 1960s Modular String Wall Unit by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in Sweden Bokhyllan ’The Ladder Shelf’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940 to 194...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Metal

Original Elmwood Modular String Wall Unit by Nisse Strinning, Sweden, 1960s
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in Sweden Bokhyllan ’the ladder shelf’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940 to 194...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Wood, Elm

Mid-Century Modern Danish Teak and Brass Modular Wall Shelving Unit, 1960s
By Poul Cadovius
Located in The Hague, NL
Mid-Century Modern period modular wall unit in the style of Poul Cadovius made in 1960s period, Denmark. Teak modular wall unit consists of six shelves, two cabinets with shelves in...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Brass

Italian Mid-Century Modular Wall Unit
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Outstanding vintage modern room divider wall unit with multiple cabinets, drop down desk and shelves. All adjustable. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dealer)
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Shelves

  • Italian Mid-Century Modular Wall Unit
  • Italian Mid-Century Modular Wall Unit
  • Italian Mid-Century Modular Wall Unit
  • Italian Mid-Century Modular Wall Unit
H 82 in. W 55 in. D 15 in.
Original 1960s Modular String Wall Unit in Walnut by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String Regal wall unit Made in Sweden Bokhyllan 'The Ladder Shelf’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940-1947 he studie...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Metal

Original 1970s Modular String Wall Unit in Ashwood by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in sweden Bokhyllan ’The Ladder Shelf’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940 to 194...
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Late 20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Original 1970s Modular String Wall Unit in Ashwood by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in Sweden Bokhyllan ’The ladder shelf’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940-1947 h...
Category

Late 20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Metal

Original 1960s Modular String Wall Unit in Ashwood by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in Sweden Bokhyllan 'the Ladder Shelf' Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940 to 194...
Category

Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Metal

Original 1960s Modular String Wall Unit in Teakwood by Nisse Strinning, Sweden
By String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
String regal wall unit Made in Sweden Bokhyllan ’THE LADDER SHELF’ Design: Nils und Kajsa Strinning, 1949 The architect Nisse Strinning was born in 1917. From 1940-1947 h...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Wood, Teak

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Modular Wall Unit For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic modular wall unit available at 1stDibs. Each modular wall unit for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and hardwood. Find 183 options for an antique or vintage modular wall unit now, or shop our selection of 2 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a modular wall unit — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A modular wall unit made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Scandinavian Modern — is very popular. String Design AB, Nils Nisse Strinning and Poul Cadovius each produced at least one beautiful modular wall unit that is worth considering.

How Much is a Modular Wall Unit?

Prices for a modular wall unit start at $466 and top out at $27,000 with the average selling for $2,741.

Finding the Right Case Pieces and Storage Cabinets for You

Of all the antique and vintage case pieces and storage cabinets that have become popular in modern interiors over the years, dressers, credenzas and cabinets have long been home staples, perfect for routine storage or protection of personal items. 

In the mid-19th century, cabinetmakers would mimic styles originating in the Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI eras for their dressers, bookshelves and other structures, and, later, simpler, streamlined wood designs allowed these “case pieces” or “case goods” — any furnishing that is unupholstered and has some semblance of a storage component — to blend into the background of any interior. 

Mid-century modern furniture enthusiasts will cite the tall modular wall units crafted in teak and other sought-after woods of the era by the likes of George Nelson and Finn Juhl. For these highly customizable furnishings, designers of the day delivered an alternative to big, heavy bookcases by considering the use of space — and, in particular, walls — in new and innovative ways. Mid-century modern credenzas, which, long and low, evolved from tables that were built as early as the 14th century in Italy, typically have no legs or very short legs and have grown in popularity as an alluring storage option over time. 

Although the name immediately invokes images of clothing, dressers were initially created in Europe for a much different purpose. This furnishing was initially a flat-surfaced, low-profile side table equipped with a few drawers — a common fixture used to dress and prepare meats in English kitchens throughout the Tudor period. The drawers served as perfect utensil storage. It wasn’t until the design made its way to North America that it became enlarged and equipped with enough space to hold clothing and cosmetics. The very history of storage case pieces is a testament to their versatility and well-earned place in any room. 

In the spirit of positioning your case goods center stage, decluttering can now be design-minded. A contemporary case piece with open shelving and painted wood details can prove functional as a storage unit as easily as it can a room divider. Whether you’re seeking a playful sideboard made of colored glass and metals, an antique Italian hand-carved storage cabinet or a glass-door vitrine to store and show off your collectibles, there are options for you on 1stDibs.