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'Taliesin' Collection Mahogany Desk by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1955, Signed
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This gorgeously refinished Honduran Mahogany 'Taliesin' desk was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Heritage-Henredon in 1955 and produced only for two years, therefore is now a high...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Mahogany

Beautiful T95 'Direzionale' Desk with Swivel Drawer Units, Osvaldo Borsani, 1956
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
Stunning 'T95' desk from the 'Direzionale' series designed by Osvaldo Borsani in 1956 for Tecno, Milan, Italy. This beautiful and flexible form desk is finished in italian walnut and...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Aluminum

Military Desk with Chair
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
A foldable chair with his matching desk.
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European Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Fruitwood

Edward Wormley for Dunbar Partners Desk with Bookshelf in Ebony with Red Leather
Located in St. Louis, MO
Uncommon Edward Wormley for Dunbar, partners or library desk from an Arthur Elrod designed interior. Rear of desk flanked with bookcases on both sides of pedestals and two drawers wi...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Svend a. Madsen Executive Teak Desk with Bookcase for Sigurd Hansen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Svend A. Madsen executive teak desk with bookcase for Sigurd Hansen.
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Wood, Teak

Vintage Brass and White Lacquered Campaign Style Writing Table/Desk
Located in Dallas, TX
Classic Campaign style desk manufactured by Sligh of Holland/Grand Rapids, Michigan. Consist of five drawers with recessed brass pulls and brass legs. Brass bound corners and Campaig...
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American Campaign Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Svend A. Madsen Executive Rosewood Desk with Bookcase for H.P. Hansen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage executive desk designed by Svend A. Madsen and handcrafted by H.P. Hansen Møbelindustri's workshop in Denmark, circa 1950s. This Danish Modern design is beautifully crafted i...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Wood, Rosewood

Midcentury Guillerme et Chambron Cerused Oak Desk, France, 1950
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Guillerme et Chambron Cerused oak desk, France, 1950 Beautiful Guillerme and Chambron Cerused oak desk, midcentury, France. Desk sold separately. Guillerme work as an i...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Oak

Jacques Quinet Executive Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Incredible Jacques Quinet Executive desk and chair, circa 1950s Leather with contrast open stitching and fully swiveling drawers on both sides including a filing cabinet. Rare boom...
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French Vintage 1950s Desks

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Leather

Leather Wrapped Cabinet by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
Located in Dallas, TX
An amazing leather wrapped cabinet with tambour top and drawers on both sides. Brass base and hardware. Designed by Edward Wormey for Dunbar.
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Vintage 1950s Desks

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Leather

Paul McCobb Secretary Desk for Winchendon Furniture Company, circa 1950s
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Famed Mid-Century Modern Designer Paul McCobb is celebrated for his unique ability to combine sleek design with common sense functionality and this 1950s Paul McCobb secretary desk d...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Grasscloth, Birch

Mid Century Planner Group Double Pedestal Desk by Paul McCobb
Located in San Jose, CA
Mid-Century Modern Planner Group desk designed by Paul McCobb for Winchendon. This piece is constructed of solid birch with a natural finish. Offers plenty of storage space equipped ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Metal

ModernMates Desk by Leslie Diamond for Conant Ball
Located in Boston, MA
Leslie Diamond designed this clean-lined desk for Conant Ball's ModernMates collection. Crafted from solid birch, the case sits on splayed feet and has a protective Formica writing s...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Formica, Birch

Paul Laszlo for Brown Saltman Cerused Oak Desk, circa 1950s
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Desk designed by Paul Laszlo (1900-1993). USA, Brown & Saltman, circa 1950s. Elegant three-drawer oak desk features the basket weave design Laszlo is well known for. U-shaped modern ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Wood

Citronnier Wood and Marquetry Secretaire by Englander & Bonta, Argentina, 1950
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Citronnier wood and marquetry secretaire by Englander & Bonta, Argentina, 1950. Englander & Bonta where two European designer that migrated to Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1930 and man...
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Argentine Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Wood

Dunbar Style Roll Top Writing Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Dunbar style roll top writing desk. The desk features a walnut frame and tambour door, with black painted trim. The slatted wood pattern of the tambour door is repeated on the revers...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Walnut

Antonino Gorgone Midcentury Secretaire / Desk Cabinet, Italy, circa 1950
Located in Pijnacker, Zuid-Holland
Italian midcentury writing desk / secretaire in Brazilian rosewood (Rio Palissander). It has an extractable writing leaf. Designer: Stabilimenti Napoli Manufacturer: Antonino G...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Cherry

Italian Midcentury Teakwood Writing Desk by Vittorio Dassi, 1950s
Located in Traversetolo, IT
Stylish writing desk well designed by Vittorio Dassi in the 1950s as expression of Gio Ponti, fruit of their collaboration during 1950s and 1960s. The structure is made of teakwood,...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Brass

Italian Midcentury Rosewood Executive Desk by Vittorio Dassi, 1950s
Located in Traversetolo, IT
This stunning and impressive Italian executive desk is one of the masterpieces of the Italian designer Vittorio Dassi, a model type produced in Italy in the 1950s and specifically de...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Vintage Walnut Tambour Doors Desk
Located in Burbank, CA
A beautiful vintage dark walnut desk manufactured in the United States, circa 1950s. Features two tambour doors that roll up, revealing one pull-out tray on each side, and the front ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Brass

Desk by Milo Baughman for Murray Furniture 1953
Located in Framingham, MA
This is one of my favorite modernist desks and they rarely surface; they weren't made for too long. Made in 1953 for Murray Furniture - Milo Baughman used maple and white lacquer to ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Wood, Maple, Lacquer

Secretary Chest by Raymond Loewy for Mengel Furniture
Located in Framingham, MA
Excellent example of Minimalist 1950s design with an array of contrasting materials; wood, paint, and patinated steel legs, that show off a young Raymond Loewy's prolific future in d...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Metal

Nanna Ditzel, Freestanding Desk Rosewood
Located in London, Greenwich
Nanna Ditzel. Freestanding rosewood desk , front with three drawers with integrated grips, tapered legs. Designed in 1958. Produced by Søren Willadsen, Vejen. This desk is in superb ...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Rosewood

Glenn of California Vintage Walnut Desk by Kipp Stewart
Located in Burbank, CA
Rare vintage walnut desk by Kipp Stewart & Stewart MacDougall for Glenn of California in the United States, circa 1950s. It features a total of four dovetailed drawers, which two of ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Brass

Knoll Single Pedestal Desk in Birch and Walnut, circa 1950
Located in New York, NY
Single pedestal desk in birch with walnut legs by Knoll, American, circa 1950.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Birch, Walnut

Vintage Swedish Modernist Ribbon Mahogany Parquetry Desk
Located in Atlanta, GA
Gorgeous desk crafted of ribbon mahogany, circa 1950s, Sweden. Fantastic size for working from home, this piece is also a stunning stand-alone piece in its own right. Featuring geome...
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Mahogany

George Nelson Executive Desk
Located in South Charleston, WV
Walnut, steel and black lacquer, circa 1957. Measures: 84" wide, 36" deep and 29.75" tall. An extraordinary model from George Nelson for Herman Miller featuring a grain-filed surfac...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Steel, Aluminum

Arne Vodder Teak Wood Vanity / Writing Desk for Sibast Møbler
Located in Los Angeles, CA
One of our most functional and stylish desk that doubles as a vanity designed by Arne Vodder for the workshop of Sibast Møbler in Denmark during the 1950s. Our elegant Scandinavian w...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Mirror, Wood, Teak

Erik Brouer Executive Teak Desk with Bookcase for Brouer Møbelfabrik
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Elegant modern executive desk designed by Erik Brouer for Brouer Møbelfabrik in Denmark circa 1950s. This striking design features a teak wood frame with three spacious drawers on it...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Brass

Gio Ponti Wooden Desk from the Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Italy, 1950
Located in Montecatini Terme, IT
Exquisite executive desk designed by Gio Ponti and produced by Schirolli for Banca Nazionale del Lavoro in the mid-1950s. Walnut desks with Formica tops and brass handles.    
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Chinoiserie Maison Jansen Louis XV Bronze Mounted Leather Top Writing Desk
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a fantastic and very rare signed Maison Jansen chinoiserie paint decorated desk. The desk features a finely painted green lacquer case and the finest chinoiserie paint decora...
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French Louis XV Vintage 1950s Desks

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Bronze

Ico Parisi Mid-Century Modern Rectangular Walnut Mahogany Wood Desk, Italy, 1950
Located in Madrid, ES
Desk/Consol attributed to Ico Parisi. Compass-shaped legs made of walnut and top covered with light blue melamine. Carved mahogany wood drawer with latch.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Metal

Vintage Executive Rosewood Tambour Doors Desk Model #452 by Edward J. Wormley
Located in Burbank, CA
Elegant vintage executive desk designed by Edward J. Wormley for Dunbar in the United States in 1957. This iconic model #452 desk features a solid walnut frame and writing surface wi...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Large Midcentury Italian Executive Desk by Vittorio Dassi
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
This impressive executive desk by the 1950s Italian designer, Vittorio Dassi, features a very comfortable 1.5 cm thick floating glass top, underneath, there is another very thick pie...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Mid-Century Campaign Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A Mid-Century Modern Campaign desk handcrafted out of mahogany wood stained in a rich ebonized lacquered finish and features its original leather top newly dyed in a dark burgundy co...
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American Campaign Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Gianfranco Frattini Secretary for Bernini, 1950s
Located in Brussels, BE
Gianfranco Frattini secretary for Bernini, 1950s.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Wood

Arne Vodder Teak Vanity / Writing Desk for Sibast Møbler
Located in Los Angeles, CA
One of our most functional and stylish desk that doubles as a vanity designed by Arne Vodder for the workshop of Sibast Møbler in Denmark during the 1950s. Our elegant Scandinavian w...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Wood, Teak, Lacquer, Mirror

Danish Modern Executive Teak Desk with Bookshelf
Located in Los Angeles, CA
One of our most striking Danish Modern executive desks designed and made in Denmark in the 1950s. This Classic and elegant Danish desk features a solid teak frame with a stunning war...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Wood, Teak

Edward J. Wormley Model #452 Tambour-Door Rosewood Desk for Dunbar
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Elegant desk designed by Edward J. Wormley for Dunbar in the United States in 1957. This fabulous model #452 modern executive desk features a solid walnut wood frame and writing surf...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Stanley Young Lacquered and Walnut Writing Desk for Glenn of California
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stylish modern writing desk designed by Stanley Young for Glenn of California in the United States, circa 1950s. This striking design features a walnut wood frame sitting on angled t...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Steel

Italian Midcentury Walnut Executive Desk Attributable to Guglielmo Ulrich, 1950s
Located in Traversetolo, IT
Outstanding Italian midcentury executive desk in walnut, very well designed and attributable to Guglielmo Ulrich in the 1950s. The top has a curved shape and the surface in black gl...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Walnut, Glass

Harvey Probber Desk in Mahogany 1950s 'Signed'
Located in New York, NY
Desk in mahogany with alternating grain top and brass sabots by Harvey Probber, American, 1950s (label in drawer reads "designed by Harvey Probber"). This desk is beautifully made.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Vintage Regency Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An Extraordinary Regency style Executive Desk finely crafted out of walnut wood featuring a kidney shape top an elegant ebonized color finish with intricate gilt molding details thro...
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American Regency Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Brass

Italian Midcentury Chest of Drawers by Vittorio & Plinio Dassi
Located in Traversetolo, IT
Exclusive and rare Italian midcentury chest of drawers by Vittorio and Plinio Dassi. It has splendid legs finishing in high brass sabot, black glass on top, four drawers in maple in...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Vintage Expanding Walnut "Jet" Desk
Located in Burbank, CA
A fabulous vintage walnut "Jet" desk manufactured in the United States, circa 1950s. Features a total of four dovetailed drawers, two drop wings for optimum space-saving, and the des...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Brass

1950s Mid-Century Modern Sigma Series Boomerang Executive Desk by Stow Davis
Located in Lafayette, IN
Stunning 1950s Sigma Series executive desk by Stow Davis. Desk features a massive 89" boomerang-shaped top, walnut veneer and brushed aluminum accents. We found this desk languishing...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Aluminum

Nanna Ditzel Four-Drawer Rosewood Executive Desk for Søren Willadsen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Nanna Ditzel four-drawer rosewood executive desk for Søren Willadsen.
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Wood, Rosewood

Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian Boomerang Desk by Hovmand Olsen
Located in Courbevoie, FR
Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian boomerang desk by Hovmand Olsen. Get his key. Mini bar and sliding door shelf on the front. Measures: H 74 cm x W 155 cm x D mini 40ncm, max 111 cm.
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Scandinavian Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Teak

Italian Desk by Vittorio Dassi, 1950s
Located in Brussels, BE
Italian desk by Vittorio Dassi, 1950s.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Glass, Wood

Italian Midcentury Grissinata Desk Attributed to Gio Ponti in Walnut, 1950s
Located in Milano, IT
Magnificent desk attributed to Gio Ponti of the 1950s. The desk is made of walnut wood grissinatura. It has been attributed to the great Italian designer because of its realization a...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Walnut

Vintage French Kingwood Vanity / Writing Table
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
French kingwood inlaid marquetry Louis XV style vanity with various fitted drawers and compartments and a small pull-out writing surface, the whole raised up on elegant cabriole legs...
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French Louis XV Vintage 1950s Desks

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Kingwood

Martin Visser for 't Spectrum DD02 "Bergeyk" Wall Shelf, Desk or Vanity Table
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Wall shelve with drawers which can be uses as a small desk or vanity table. This model DD02 or "Bergeyk" was designed by Dutch designer and architect Martin Visser for ‘t Spectrum in...
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Dutch Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Metal

T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings for Widdicomb Desk
Located in New York City, NY
1950s T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings designed for Widdicomb desk, newly lacquered in black.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Walnut

Gio Ponti Monumental Desk and Chair Set in Reeded Mahogany, Brass, Italy 1950s
Located in New York, NY
Gio Ponti (1891-1979) An extremely rare and important desk set by Gio Ponti in reeded mahogany, comprised of an impeccably crafted floating desk, elegant desk chair, and matching ge...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

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Brass

Arne Vodder Executive Rosewood Desk for Sibast Møbler
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Arne Vodder executive rosewood desk for Sibast Møbler.
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Wood, Rosewood

Greta M. Grossman Desk with Pencil Box for Glenn of California
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fantastic Desk designed by Greta M. Grossman for Glenn of California in the United States in 1952. This beautiful desk features a walnut wood construction with a glossy black lamin...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks

Materials

Iron

Writing Desk by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
Located in Dallas, TX
An elegant writing desk designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar. The desk features a rosewood top with mahogany base and three drawers. Beautifully crafted with brass stretchers and cl...
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Vintage 1950s Desks

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Rosewood

Mid-20th Century Mahogany or Books Design Writing Desk
Located in Hudson, NY
Mid-20th century mahogany wood one front drawer with center door writing desk with real books design details. The desk is in good vintage condition with minor wear appropriate to age...
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European Vintage 1950s Desks

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Wood, Paper