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Danish Rosewood Writing Desk with Brass Details
Desk, brass and rosewood, Denmark, 1950s. This desk and writing table is executed in rosewood. It shows an extraordinary wood grain, which emphasizes the otherwise modest design o...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

French Art Deco Vanity Attributed to Jacques Adnet
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Burbank, CA
Stunning vintage Art Deco vanity or desk attributed to Jacques Adnet.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Rare Small Ilmari Tapiovaara Pirkka Table for Laukaan Puu
By Ilmari Tapiovaara
Located in Munich, DE
Very early version in rough, worn and later painted condition. Can be used as is or be restored to like new condition as this table is an rare example of a massive wood design piece.
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Finnish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Hans J. Wegner Rare 'JH572' Architect's Desk, 1953
By Johannes Hansen, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Hans J. Wegner for Johannes Hansen, Architect's desk JH571, teak, oak and metal, Denmark, 1953. This must be one of the most Wegnerian of all the designer's desks. It's boldly ang...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Italian Midcentury Mahogany Writing Desk by Vittorio Dassi, 1950s
By Vittorio Dassi, Dassi Mobili Moderni
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. Its structure is made of mahogany,...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1950s Danish Dark Old Growth Teak Writing Desk Cabin Modern Rustic Scandinavian
By Omann Jun Møbelfabrik, Gunni Omann
Located in Washington, DC
Large teak writing desk, Omann Jun Møbelfabrik model Nº 75. Drawers move smoothly, no key included.
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

Desk by Geraldo de Barros
By Geraldo de Barros
Located in Milan, IT
Desk by Geraldo de Barros. Brazil, 1950s. Manufactured by Unilabor. Wood, black painted metal, brass details. Measures: 109 x 73.5 x H 52 cm., 43 x 29 x H 20.4 in. Literature: Mo´v...
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Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Brass

Rosewood Desk with Brass Pulls, Denmark, 1960s
By Drylund
Located in Chicago, IL
Rosewood desk with 6 drawers having brass pulls. Opposite side of desk has open book or display shelves on both sides. Fully restored.
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Paul McCobb Desk for Planner Group in Solid Maple, 1950s
By Paul McCobb, Planner Group
Located in Berlin, DE
This exceptional early desk was designed by Paul McCobb and produced by Planner Group. Executed in solid maple, angular tapered legs and two desk drawers with conical brass pulls.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Aluminum

Edward Wormley for Dunbar Petite Dining Table or Desk
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
Unusual and versatile Edward Wormley table. Table could function as a dinette table for 2-4 people, a desk, or a game table. Refinished walnut top sits above mahogany legs capped wit...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany, Walnut

20th Century French Louis XV Style Rosewood and Ormolu Writing Table, Desk
Spectacular French desk in precious rosewood marquetry. The line is typical of the Louis XV style with elegant wavy legs. Rich decoration in finely chiseled gilded bronze makes this ...
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French Louis XV Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

Antique Mahogany and Leather Military Campaign Style Desk
Antique military campaign style pedestal desk in mahogany, with a tooled leather writing surface. It’s in excellent condition, having just been French polished and dates from around ...
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English Campaign Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Mahogany

Desk by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb, U.S.A, 1950s
By Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mid-Century Modern walnut desk designed by Robsjohn Gibbings for Widdicomb, U.S.A, 1950s. Features 4 drawers and a pullout / pull-out board for extra workspace. The drawers feature o...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Desk by Giorgio Preti
Desk by Giorgio Preti, Italy, 1950s. Designed for then CEO of the Banco di San Geminiano e San Prospero. Wood, brass. Examples provided with original sketches by the architect. Meas...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Italian Elliptical Light Wood and Blue Glass Table, 1950s
A dining table, manufactured in Italy during the 1950s Solid light wood, blue retro lacquered glass, black enameled iron Restoration: A complete restoration was carried out o...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

Drexel "Perspective" Floating Top Desk by Milo Baughman
By Drexel, Milo Baughman
Located in Burbank, CA
This spectacular vintage desk was designed by Milo Baughman for Drexel's "Perspective" collection in the United States. This iconic design is comprised of a file drawer with built in...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Faux Leather, Wood

Rare Midcentury Work Table in Teak and Oak by Hans Wegner, 1950s
By Johannes Hansen, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Lejre, DK
Rare table in teak and oak, designed by Hans J. Wegner and made by Johannes Hansen cabinetmakers Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak, Teak

Rare Desk and Armchair by Jacques Adnet, Stitched Leather and Skaï, 1950s
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Paris, FR
These desk and armchair by Jacques Adnet are quite rare with its marine type handles. Thea are completely covered with a mix of leather and skaï (faux leather) which is saddle-stitch...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Brass

Severin Hansen for Haslev Teak Desk
By George Tanier, Haslev Mobelsnedkeri, Severin Hansen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Severin Hansen teak desk by Haslev and sold through George Tanier Inc. Amazing craftsmanship throughout! Corner joinery outstanding example of Danish work! 4 deep locking drawers giv...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

Poul Volther Desk Produced by FDB Møbler in Denmark
By Poul Volther
Located in Malmo, SE
Very rare desk designed by Poul Volther. Produced by FDB Møbler in Denmark.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1950s Children’s School Desk
1950s children’s school desk 1960s Casala children’s desk and chair set. Casala is one of Germanys best known furniture producers still producing to this day. In our view the 1960s ...
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Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Laminate

Alvar Aalto Measuring Table, circa 1960
By Alvar Aalto, Artek
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Measuring table designed by Alvar Aalto, circa 1950. Manufactured in Finland by Artek. Stamped with Helsinki City Stamp. Lacquered birch with linoleum. In good original co...
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Finnish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Louis XV Bombe Form Hand-Carved Paint Decorated Marble-Top Desk with Chair
Beautiful five-drawer desk with hand carvings (see thumbnail photos) and paint decorated in the Louis XV style. Top quality workmanship in every phase. Original matching chair with t...
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American Louis XV Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Marble

1950s Birch Desk by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A birch desk with gallery edge, file drawer and pencil drawer with white laminate front over tapered legs with steel hardware.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

1950s 'Steel Frame' Desk Model 4111 by George Nelson for Herman Miller
By George Nelson, Herman Miller
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A compact white steel frame desk with three blue enameled drawers and black laminate top. Model 4111 from the 'Steel Frame' line for Herman Miller.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Modernist Walter Charak Macassar Ebony, Mahogany and Brass Desk Midcentury
By Walter Charak, Charak Furniture Company
Located in North Miami, FL
This sleek and fully restored Mid-Century Modern Walter Charak labeled desk and or writing desk for Tommi Parzinger is exquisite. The 4 polished brass corner tabs and brass stretcher...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Braid

Table, Desk, Writing, Dressing, Vanity, Teak, Vintage
A large vintage teak table desk, writing table, dressing table or side table. Measures: 6 feet 2 ½”long, large The form of this table is extremely versatile and it can function as...
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British Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

Early Floating Top Walnut Desk by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman, Glenn of California
Located in Burbank, CA
Early midcentury desk designed by Milo Baughman for Glenn of California. This exceptional crafted desk features two pull-out drawers and a file drawer. On the opposite side of the de...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Peter Lovig Nielsen Rosewood Boomerang Desk, Denmark, 1956
By Peter Løvig Nielsen
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Fantastic shaped boomerang desk designed by Peter Lovig Nielsen and manufactured by Hedensted Møbelfabrik, Denmark 1956. This is for a fantastic desk in rosewood veneer, finished all...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Franco Albini Writing Desk Knoll International, 1949
By Franco Albini, Knoll
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Rare and early writing desk model 1928 designed by Franco Albini and manufactured by Knoll International. This desk was designed in 1949 and produced for many years by Knoll internat...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Svend A. Madsen Executive Teak Desk, Sigurd Hansen, Denmark, 1950
By Sigurd Hansen Møbelfabrik, Svend Åge Madsen
Located in Catonvielle, FR
Middle desk with double box signed Svend Age Madsen, edited by Sigurd Hansen, Denmark, 1950. The left box has a system drawer and a housing for hanging filing cabinets, the right bo...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

Italian Midcentury Rosewood Executive Desk by Vittorio Dassi, 1950s
By Vittorio Dassi, Dassi Lissone
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 and Writing Tables

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Brass

Italian Midcentury Walnut Executive Desk by Vittorio Dassi, 1950s
By Vittorio Dassi, Dassi et Figli
Located in Traversetolo, IT
Very rare executive desk designed by Vittorio Dassi in the 1950s. Its structure is characterized by a unique and unusual sculptural shape, supported by tapered legs finished with br...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Small Writing Desk by Gio Ponti for Schirolli in Walnut and Brass, Italy, 1950s
By Schirolli, Gio Ponti
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Small writing desk / side table by Gio Ponti for Schirolli in walnut and brass, Italy, 1950s. One of the highlights of my collection, this beautiful piece of furniture by the hand o...
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Italian Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Midcentury French Black Desk with Iron Legs, circa 1950s
1950s French desk with iron legs and durable black composite top. Top is 2.25" thick.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

Writingdesk by Gianfranco Frattini for Bernini, Italy, 1956
By Gianfranco Frattini, Bernini
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Rosewood Writingdesk with tambours shutters by Gianfranco Frattini for Bernini in marvellous condition. The desk comes from a house near Napoli and has never seen any sun nor was it ...
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Italian Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

Charlotte Perriand Mid-Century Modern Black and Grey Cansado Table, circa 1950
By Charlotte Perriand
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Table designed by Charlotte Perriand, circa 1950. Wood with formica, metal frame legs. Provenance: Cansado, Mauritania (Africa). In good original condition, with minor wear ...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

1950s Danish Superb Desk by Ejner Larsen and Aksel Bender Madsen for Willy beck
By Ejner Larsen, Aksel Bender Madsen, Willy Beck
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A superb, generously scaled and impeccably handcrafted desk in pale mahogany having a finely proportioned rectilinear form. The desk is fully finished on all sides; the drawers have ...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Rare Mid-Century Modern Desk with Roll-Top, Walnut Veneer, 1950s, Fully Restored
This is a legendary and mysterious project that was probably commissioned for a chain of exclusive Polish Fashion salons in Poland, circa 1950s. It is not known to this day who is be...
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Polish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Jacques Adnet Desk
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Exquisite desk by French Designer Jacques Adnet. Iron frame with wood top and red leather trim. Just under 4 feet wide. Catchall rack on the left side also wrapped in red leather wit...
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French Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass, Iron

Nanna Ditzel, Freestanding Desk in Walnut by Søren Willadsen, 1958, Denmark
By Soren Willadsen Mobelfabrik, Nanna Ditzel
Located in Munster, NRW
This elegant design by Nanna & Jørgen Ditzel serves as a desk, a writing table, library table, or even a console table in a large space. The spare, minimal form is delightful fro...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

Arne Vodder Desk & Sideboard, Model 209 in 1955 by Sibast Møbelfrabrik, Denmark
By Sibast, Arne Vodder
Located in Munster, NRW
Arne Vodder Office Desk & Sideboard, Model 209 in 1955 by Sibast Møbelfrabrik, Denmark Stunning and huge desk with integrated sideboard - designed by Arne Vodder for Sibast Furnit...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Svend Aage Madsen Desk in Teak, 1950s
By Svend Åge Madsen
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Svend Aage Madsen for Sigurd Hansens Møbelfabrik, writing desk in teak wood, Denmark, 1950s. This writing desk is designed by Svend Aage Madsen in the 1950s. The top seems to lay ...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

Early Bodil Kjaer Executive Rosewood Writing Table and Cabinet
By E. Pedersen & Søn, Bodil Kjaer
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Bodil Kjaer for E. Pedersen & Søn, table model 901, rosewood and chrome steel, Denmark, 1959. This freestanding desk in rosewood is designed by the Danish designer Bodil Kjaer. Th...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

Desk by Jules Wabbes, Belgium, 1957
By Jules Wabbes
Located in New York, NY
T-shaped nickel-plated steel structure, originally created for the Foncolin Building, Brussels. Literature: Marie Ferran-Wabbes’ Jules Wabbes 1919-1974, Renaissance du Livre, 2002, ...
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Belgian Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Edward Wormley for Dunbar Writing Table Desk
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Pawtucket, RI
Elegantly shaped writing table designed by Wormley and manufactured by Dunbar. Tawi wood top and tapered mahogany legs with brass stretchers. Desk has 3 drawers. With label and origi...
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Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Svend Aage Madsen Desk Produced by K. Knudsen & Søn in Denmark
By Svend Åge Madsen
Located in Malmo, SE
Rare desk designed by Svend Aage Madsen. Produced by K. Knudsen & Søn in Denmark.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Midcentury French Desk in White Oakwood
Midcentury French desk in white oakwood Desk is made out of white oakwood. It has its natural look all the way at the edges of the desk top and legs are made out of ebonized oakwo...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Glenn of California Walnut Desk by Kipp Stewart
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 and Writing Tables

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Brass

Streamlined Machine Age Birch Heywood Wakefield Kneehole desk in Champagne 1950s
Collectable and very functional solid wood desk made by Heywood Wakefield and designed by famous Russian-American industrial designer Count Alexis de Sakhoffsky internationally known...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Birch

Dorothy Schindele Desk
By Dorothy Schindele
Located in Chicago, IL
Dorothy Schindele desk for Modern Color, adjustable 4 position desktop with three drawer storage, one open storage box, (missing lid) maple wood, wrought iron and cane.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Charlotte Perriand, Mid-Century Modern, Wood Metal Cansado Table, circa 1950
By Charlotte Perriand
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Table designed by Charlotte Perriand, circa 1950. Wood, metal frame legs. Provenance: Cansado, Mauritania (Africa). In good original condition, with minor wear consistent wi...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Desk Designed by Kurt Olsen for A. Andersen & Bohm, Denmark, 1957
By Kurt Olsen
Located in Stockholm, SE
Made from Brazilian rosewood. Measures: H 73 cm/ 2' 5 1/2" D 82 cm/ 2' 8 3/4" L 180 cm/ 5' 8 3/4" Provenance: Model presented at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Exhibitio...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

Executive Rosewood Tambour Doors Desk Model #452 by Edward J. Wormley
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
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 and Writing Tables

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Brass

Executive Large Rosewood Desk by Paolo Buffa with Floating Glass Top
By Dassi
Located in East Hampton, NY
Exceptional original piece, green glass lower level and thick shaped top glass in perfect vintage condition by Paolo Buffa. Four drawers and brass sabots to feet. There are two accom...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

American Modern Burled Walnut and Walnut Desk, Parzinger Originals
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in Miami, FL
The highly figured burled wood top and drawers with beautifully articulated brass handles above long tapering splayed walnut legs, stamped Parzinger Originals.
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American Art Deco Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Desk, Anonymous, Denmark, 1950s
Rosewood. Measures: H 73 cm/ 2' 4 3/4" W 145 cm/ 2' 9" D 75 cm/ 2'5 1/2".
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

Fully Restored 1950s Desk by Studio PFR Ponti Fornaroli Rosselli
Mid-Century Modern desk table with chest of drawers manufactured in Italy since the 1950s This bureau has a cherrywood veneer and iron and steal frame. Completely restored, there ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel, Iron

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