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Mid-Century Modern Dressers

MID-CENTURY MODERN STYLE

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.

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Italian Mid-Century Wall Mounted Corner Console with Mirror by Dassi, 1950s
Located in Traversetolo, IT
Stunning Italian wall-mounted consolle with mirror and drawers, a real unique piece designed by Vittorio Dassi in the 1950s, most likely four-handed together Gio Ponti with whom he w...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Glass, Wood

Minimalist Mid-Century Modern Dresser in Solid Wood
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Crafted with solid wood and a colorful facade, this modern dresser showcases an organic yet stylish silhouette flaunting straight clean lines. Six drawers open to reveal generous sto...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Hardwood, Paint

Mid-Century Modern Sculpted Walnut 9-Drawer Dresser
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mid-Century Modern sculpted walnut 9-drawer dresser.
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Walnut Dresser by Milo Baughman for Glenn of California
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mid-Century Modern walnut dresser by Milo Baughman for Glenn of California.
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1950s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Twenty-Drawer Ebonized Dresser by Paul McCobb for Rapid's Furniture
Located in Boston, MA
Designed by Paul McCobb for Rapid's Furniture of Massachusetts, this handsome dresser is made of solid maple with a dark lacquer finish. Sitting on tapered legs, the case offers a to...
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1950s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass

21th Century Modern Vanity Dressing Table Round Mirror Leather & Walnut Wood
Located in Porto, PT
Contemporary Vanity Dressing Table Round Mirror in Leather and Walnut Wood Claire Dressing TableE Claire Dressing Table embraced an Art Deco vibe with curvy and opulent shapes. Thi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Stainless Steel

Italian Midcentury Dresser or Chest of Drawer with Carrara Marble Top, 1970
Located in Rome, IT
Fine dresser with four drawers mounted under a beautiful mirror. White Carrara marble top. Glass shelf and brass fixtures.      
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1950s Italian Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood

Magna Saga Walnut Highboy Mid Century Chest for Broyhill Premier
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A dark walnut / ebony magna highboy chest with upper double doors with carved designs to the door fronts reveals three compartments for folded items. Three larger lower drawers and t...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Basic Witz Mid Century 9 Drawer Walnut Lowboy Dresser
Located in La Grange, IL
Basic Witz mid century 9 drawer walnut lowboy dresser This dresser measures: 66 wide x 18 deep x 31 inches high ?All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vin...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Fruitwood Stylish Italian Dresser with Mirror Top, 1960s
Located in Dallas, TX
Clear and dark fruit wood Italian Mid-Century Modern chest of drawer or dresser. Topped with a bronze colored mirror, The vintage Italian dresser has 6 large drawers. From Milan...
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1960s Italian Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Mirror, Fruitwood

Italian Walnut Chest of Drawers, Original from 1950, with Gray Marble, Drawers
Located in Buggiano, IT
Italian walnut chest of drawers, original from 1950, with gray marble, with 4 drawers, very sturdy. Coming from a Florentine country villa.
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1950s Italian Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Marble

Pair Mid Century Paul Mayen High Gloss Taupe Dressers Desk for Habitat
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Pair of 3 drawer dressers with desk minimalist mid century Paul Mayen high gloss taupe dressers with desk with 6 drawers total for habitat. High Gloss finish in Taupe. Solid wood con...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood, Lacquer

MCM Painted White Chest of Drawers
Located in Great Barrington, MA
This Mid-Century Modern chest of drawers by John Stuart Inc of New York and Grand Rapids has been newly painted and restored. This piece features lacquered white paint with three pul...
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1960s North American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood

Lane Tuxedo Mid-Century Modern Walnut Gentlemen's Chest, Newly Refinished
Located in South Bend, IN
A sleek and stylish Mid-Century Modern gentlemen's chest By Lane Furniture, "Tuxedo" Line USA, 1960s Walnut, with unique inlaid rosewood bow tie design and aluminum hardware...
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Aluminum

John Stuart Mid-Century Modern Black Lacquered Highboy Dresser, Newly Refinished
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern highboy dresser By John Stuart USA, Circa 1960s Black lacquered walnut, with brass base, and original nickel hardware. Measures: 36"W x ...
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass, Nickel

Albert Parvin Style Mid Century Walnut Highboy Dresser
Located in La Grange, IL
Albert Parvin style mid century walnut highboy dresser This dresser measures: 41.5 wide x 19 deep x 48.25 inches high ?All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restor...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Merton Gershun for American of Martinsville MCM Louvered Dresser Credenza
Located in La Grange, IL
Merton Gershun for American of Martinsville Mid century louvered dresser credenza This piece measures: 60 wide x 19.5 deep x 30.25 inches high ?All pieces of furniture can be h...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood

Peter Lovig Nielsen Mid Century Danish Teak 6-Drawer Lowboy Dresser
Located in La Grange, IL
Peter Lovig Nielsen mid century danish teak 6-drawer lowboy dresser This dresser measures: 71.5 wide x 19 deep x 28.25 inches high ?All pieces of furniture can be had in what w...
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1970s Danish Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Teak

Thomasville Brutalist Mid Century Walnut Lowboy Dresser
Located in La Grange, IL
Thomasville brutalist mid century walnut lowboy dresser This dresser measures: 75.5 wide x 20 deep x 31 inches high ?All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

United Tiki Brutalist Mid Century Walnut Armoire Gentlemans Chest
Located in La Grange, IL
United Tiki Brutalist mid century walnut armoire gentlemans chest This armoire measures: 40.75 wide x 20.25 deep x 71.25 inches high ?All pieces of furniture can be had in what...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Dresser, Storage, 5 Drawers, Modern, Hardwood, Walnut, Customizable, Semigood
Located in Issaquah, WA
This dressers hardwood frame, soft closing undermout drawer set and panel construction and mortise and tenon joinery make for the most beautiful and well crafted storage product on t...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Hardwood

Dresser, Rift, Low Boy, Storage, Mid Century, Modern, Hardwood, Semigood Design
Located in Issaquah, WA
The rift low dresser with six drawers has a hardwood frame, soft closing under mount drawer sets, panel construction and mortise and tenon joinery which makes this the most beautiful...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Hardwood

Dresser, Hardwood, Lowboy, Danish Cord, Woven Doors, Drawers, Midcentury Style
Located in Issaquah, WA
This solid hardwood 8 drawer dresser features 18" deep drawers, full extension Blum soft close slides and our signature exposed mortise and tenon drawer boxes made from light Europea...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Cord, Hardwood

Mid-Century Modern Heywood Wakefield Sculptura Chest of Drawers, Platinum, c1950
Located in Big Flats, NY
A Mid-Century Modern Heywood Wakefield high boy dresser in the Sculptura pattern offers birch construction with case having four long drawers, platinum finish, en verso maker mark as...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood

Mid Century Walnut Lacquered Chest of Drawers
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This vintage mid-century chest of drawers is crafted out of walnut and has been professionally restored by our team of in-house craftsmen. The dresser has been newly stained/lacquere...
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Heywood Wakefield Encore 8 Drawer with Mirror, Wheat, c1950
Located in Big Flats, NY
A Mid-Century Modern Heywood Wakefield double dresser in the Encore pattern offers birch construction with oversized mirror surmounting case having eight drawers, wheat finish, maker...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood, Mirror

Mid-Century Modern Heywood Wakefield Encore Tall Dresser, Wheat, Circa 1950
Located in Big Flats, NY
A Mid-Century Modern Heywood Wakefield high boy chest of drawers in the Encore pattern offers birch construction with case having five long drawers, Wheat finish, maker mark in drawe...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood

Mid-Century Modern Heywood Wakefield Sculptura Dresser & Mirror, Platinum, c1950
Located in Big Flats, NY
A Mid-Century Modern Heywood Wakefield double dresser in the Sculptura pattern offers birch construction with oversized mirror surmounting case having six drawers, Platinum finish, m...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood, Mirror

Mid-Century Modern Walnut Dresser
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This vintage modern sturdy walnut dresser features brass inlays and inset drawer pulls. Its straightforward design and tapered brass-capped legs are sure to fit in any modern home. C...
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Heywood Wakefield Encore Tall Dresser, Wheat, Circa 1950
Located in Big Flats, NY
A Mid-Century Modern Heywood Wakefield high boy chest of drawers in the Encore pattern offers birch construction with case having five long drawers, Wheat finish, maker mark in drawe...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood

Vintage Modern Rosewood Dresser with Desk Top
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern dresser with sculpted trim and wood drawer pulls. This piece features a fold-down desk with brass hinges, storage compartments, and three small drawers. The dresse...
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1960s Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Rosewood

Canadian Brutalist Mid Century Walnut Armoire Highboy Dresser
Located in La Grange, IL
Canadian Brutalist mid century walnut armoire highboy dresser Dresser measures: 35.75 wide x 19 deep x 58 inches high ?All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restor...
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1970s Canadian Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Paul McCobb Style Lane Rhythm Mid Century Walnut 6 Drawer Lowboy Dresser
Located in La Grange, IL
Paul McCobb style lane rhythm mid century walnut 6 drawer lowboy dresser Dresser measures: 60 wide x 18 deep x 31.5 inches high ?All pieces of furniture can be had in what we c...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Six Drawer Dresser by Mel Smilow
Located in New York, NY
Originally designed by Mel Smilow in 1950 and officially reintroduced by his daughter Judy Smilow in 2017, the solid wood Six Drawer Dresser with leather-lined drawers has a beautifu...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Leather, Walnut

Danish Modern Teak Vanity / Secretary Dresser by Borge Mogensen for Neils Vodder
Located in Lafayette, IN
This is a true time capsule of a piece! The original owner purchased this piece new, in Germany, in 1962 and then had it shipped to the states where it has sat, undisturbed, since 19...
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1960s Danish Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Teak

Mid-Century Modern Rosewood Tall Dresser
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Simple and elegant clean lines created from bleached rosewood with an ebonized base. Seven drawers along side a tall door that have several pull out trays for personal items.
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1960s Danish Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Rosewood

Mid-Century Modern Rosewood Long 11 Drawer Dresser
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Clean strong architectural lines create this beautiful dresser. Bleached rosewood case sits on an ebonized base. Four drawers on the right side and six drawers which sit behind three...
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1960s Danish Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Rosewood

Broyhill Brasilia Mid Century Walnut and Brass 6 Drawer Lowboy Dresser
Located in La Grange, IL
Broyhill Brasilia mid century walnut and brass 6 drawer lowboy dresser Dresser measures: 58 wide x 19 deep x 31 inches ?All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call rest...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass

American of Martinsville Mid-Century Modern Dresser or Bureau
Located in Studio City, CA
A clean, beautifully designed Mid-Century Modern dresser with five pull-out drawers. In very nice, original vintage condition. Quite unique and rare. Would stand out in any room. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Draft Mainline by Hooker Mid Century Caned Highboy Dresser Chest
Located in La Grange, IL
Mainline by Hooker mid century caned highboy dresser chest Highboy measures: 42 wide x 20 deep x 46.75 inches high ?All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored ...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood, Cane

Mid-Century Modern Dresser Credenza by Calvin for Paul McCobb
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Simple and elegant 5-drawer credenza with large storage compartment which features a shelf. Refinished in the original stain, waxed and polished. White milk glass top is excellent, m...
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1950s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Nickel, Brass

Broyhill Premier Sculptra Magna Mid Century 8 Drawer Highboy Dresser
Located in La Grange, IL
Broyhill premier sculptra magna mid century 8 drawer highboy dresser This dresser measures: 54 wide x 17 deep x 44 inches high ?All pieces of furniture can be had in what we ca...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood

George Nelson 4 Drawer Dresser
Located in Philadelphia, PA
George Nelson for Herman Miller 4 drawer dresser from the late 1950's. Short lived series that has the feel of some of the Knoll Designs from the period. Walnut top and drawers with ...
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1950s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

1950s Paul Frankl Moroccan Red Lacquered Double Dresser / Chest of Drawers
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Iconic Paul Frankl 10-drawer chest with freshly polished brass X pulls, refinished and shown in Moroccan Red Lacquer from Frankl's Debonair Collection for Johnson Furniture. Pair Av...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Lacquer

Edmond Spence 6-Drawer Dresser
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Mid-Century Modern 6-drawer dresser designed by Edmond Spence. Great Sculptural dresser designed by Edmund Spence and made in Sweden. 6 drawers provide ample storage. A handsome Mid...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood

Mid-Century Modern George Nelson Thin Edge Teak Five-Drawer Dresser
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Beautiful design by George Nelson for Herman Miller. Five-drawer teak chest on aluminium legs with black enameled pulls. Has drawer separate compartment dividers which can be taken out.
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1950s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Teak

Mid-Century Modern Wall Unit "Omni" System by George Nelson
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous wall unit by George Nelson which consists of 3 large storage cabinets, 2 smaller cabinets one with drawers, one with doors and shelves 3. Larger cabinets are 30.75 W x 18.25...
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Pair of Mid-Century Chest of Drawers
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A pair of Mid-Century Modern chest of drawers handcrafted out of mahogany wood that has been professionally restored and newly stained an ebonized and walnut combination color with a...
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Wood, Mahogany, Plywood, Lacquer

Unique Mid-Century Modern Long Walnut 8-Drawer Dresser Credenza by Calvin
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Unique Mid-Century Modern long walnut 8-drawer dresser credenza with all solid walnut knobs. Great design good vintage condition with stunning Patina. Has unique optional wood base. ...
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Ramseur Walnut Five Drawer Tall Dresser
Located in Garnerville, NY
Ramseur, North Carolina quality five drawer Walnut dresser. Featuring nicely figured Walnut veneers, tapered legs and deep storage. Circa 1965-70. Signed with burn in mark in top dra...
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Paul Frankl Mid Century Eight-Drawer Oak Dresser for Brown-Saltman
Located in Milford, NH
A splendid mid century eight-drawer oak dresser or chest of drawers created by Austrian designer Paul Frankl (1886-1958), well known for his Art Deco and “skyscraper” furniture. This...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Round Credenza in Wood and Metal
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Lao credenza, defined by its bold geometric silhouette. Loa Credenza lends your layout a dash of modern style as it offers essential display space for the most precious of possession...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Metal

Minimalist Mid-Century Modern Style Credenza in Solid Wood
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
The staple of modern contemporary furniture, this wood credenza instantly enamors with its pastel colors and clean lines. Bold in appearance and functional in use, this showstopping ...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Metal

Minimalist Mid-Century Modern Style Credenza in Solid Wood
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Add a unique pattern to that blank spot with a cool Mid-Century Modern look. Cordia features four doors that open to reveal two shelves for storing dining utensils, plates, and candl...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Steel

Chest of Drawers Brass and Mirror by Renato Zevi, Italy, 1970s
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Chest of drawers commode or dresser by the designer Renato Zevi. Black lacquered wood, brass and goldish smoke mirror faces, black opaline glass top. Famous design like Willy Rizzo, ...
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1970s Italian Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass

Custom Mid-Century Modern Italian Glass and Brass Chest of Drawers
Located in Miami, FL
Unique, hand made, reverse painted glass and brass Italian chest of drawers, can be used as credenza, sideboard or buffet also. This one of a kind case piece was custom made for an e...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass

Midcentury George Nelson Three Drawer Cabinet for Herman Miller
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Gorgeous BCS chest of drawers in original walnut finish designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller. This is a very early version with silver plated metal pulls not aluminum. In orig...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Walnut

Paul McCobb Connoisseur Collection Mahogany and Brass Dresser Chest, Refinished
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Mid-Century Modern petite eight-drawer dresser chest By Paul McCobb for H. Sacks & Sons, "Connoisseur Collection" USA, 1950s Mahogany, with brass legs. Measure...
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1950s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Brass