offers authentic mid-century modern furniture and decor at its best. The emphasis is always on quality, and every item is hand-selected then cleaned, rejuvenated or restored according to need. This is a sampling of what’s currently available. There’s even more in the the store. Keep up to date on incoming items here and on MidModMen+friends Instagram and Facebook.
Listings current as of 09/18/2018
FRESH + FEATURED
RESTORED MID-CENTURY WALNUT CREDENZA-SIDEBOARD | $765 This fully restored mid-century walnut credenza-sideboard is stunning in its simplicity. Made in America but channeling a strong Scandinavian aesthetic, this piece offers three generous drawers and an open cabinet with removable shelf. Dimensions are 51-1/2″L x 18″D x 29-3/4″H.
BROYHILL SCULPTRA ‘MAGNA’ CHEST | $1,495 Pack all your cares and woes…and store them in this eight-drawer, double cabinet chest from Broyhill Furniture’s 1960s Sculptra line. It was dubbed the Magna because of its size, and it is magna-ifcent. Fully restored in our humble workshop. Dimensions are 54″L x 17″D x 43″H.
We also have these pieces from the Broyhill Sculptra line:
+ Nine-drawer lowboy dresser + Queen/full headboard + Cabinet-style nightstand/accent table + Nightstand with drawer + Bowed frame mirror
BROYHILL SCULPTRA 9-DRAWER DRESSER | $895 This mid-century style in Broyhill Furniture’s Sculptra series was subtle, sophisticated and timeless. We restored this handsome nine-drawer dresser to tease our the beauty of the walnut and highlight every design detail. There are two three-drawer stacks on left and right, with a hidden drawer stack in the center behind asymmetrical doors featuring the signature Sculptra concentric rectangle design. Dimensions are 66″L x 17″D x 30-1/2″H.
We also have these pieces from the Broyhill Sculptra line:
+ Magna chest of drawers + Queen/full headboard + Cabinet-style nightstand/accent table + Nightstand with drawer + Bowed frame mirror
BROYHILL SCULPTRA QUEEN HEADBOARD + NIGHTSTAND The 1960s Sculptra line from Broyhill Furniture was the demure counterpoint to the showier Brasilia line, but it was no wallflower. The concentric square design and rich walnut finish are quietly commanding and sophisticated.
HEADBOARD FOR QUEEN OR FULL BED | $295
Dimensions are 60″L x 38″H
TWO-DOOR CABINET NIGHTSTAND | $335
Dimensions are 24″W x 18″D x 21″H.
LANE FURNITURE WALNUT KING HEADBOARD | $375 King-sized walnut headboard from Lane Furniture circa 1965. Separated backrests with slight angles for fans of reading or watching television in bed. In top condition and ready to nap with you. Dimensions are 79-1/2”L x 40-1/2”H and 18”H to the lowest crossbar height.
MADE IN MINNESOTA! WALNUT LOUNGE CHAIR | $795 An original design. High-quality materials. Handmade. This solid walnut chair is the latest design from our local furniture-making partner. Beautifully sculpted arms, organic design and scaled for authentic mid-century modern interiors.
MADE IN MINNESOTA! PEDESTAL TABLE | $395 Handsome, modern pedestal table made in Minnesota using solid cherry with glass accents. This tall, slim table is the perfect showcase for a sculpture, floral arrangement or dramatic art glass. Dimensions are 14-3/4″ square x 36-1/4″ high.
MURPHY-MILLER LOUNGE CHAIR | $695 Swivel, recline and relax in this stylish mid-century modern lounge chair from Murphy-Miller. It’s a real looker, with a tall back, diamond tufting on the vinyl upholstery and winglike molded walnut arms.
Shown with a pair of walnut framed accents tables with dark charcoal tile tops | $265 PAIR
VINTAGE DANISH MODERN ACCENT TABLES | $295 EACH These all-teak accent tables feature classic Danish modern styling, with bowed edges, tapered legs and slender raised ridges on each side. The dual shelf design provides useful storage space. Dimensions are 19-5/8″W x 29-1/2″D x 20-3/4″H.
RESTORED MID-CENTURY CREDENZA | $545 When you have a small space and want big style in a credenza, this could be your best bet. Totally restored mid-century credenza-sideboard with double cabinets and two generous drawers. Streamlined but distinctive styling. Dimensions are 48″L x 15″D x 28-1/4″H.
REVIVED 9-DRAWER LOWBOY DRESSER | $795 Where’s the thrill of an interesting design when all its elements are hidden behind a lackluster finish? We liberated the rich wood grains – both walnut and ash – and distinctive lines of this piece with a complete makeover. Then we added modern black bar handles to emphasize the horizontal and vertical lines. There are three standard drawers on the right and two stacks of three drawers behind the double doors. Dimensions are 62″L x 19″D x 31″H.
BARREL LOUNGE CHAIRS | $495 EACH Is it the bucket seats that seem suspended in space? Or the powerful orange and plum striped fabric? Most likely it’s the combination that makes these barrel chairs the life of the party. They’re compact and still provide generous seating. Available individually.
RETRO BARREL CHAIR IN NEW-OLD UPHOLSTERY | $445 Retro channel back barrel chair freshly reupholstered in new vintage fabric: vermillion with a subtle textured pattern. This is a taller backed round chair that provides full-sized seating. Adding to the fun factor: it rolls on casters.
STACKING OTTOMAN SET CIRCA 1959 | $195 SET Fun and functional set of three stacking ottomans with solid oak frames and thick red vinyl-covered cushions. This set was made in 1959 by Vincent Yeh & Co. in the Republic of China (Taiwan). Each ottoman has the original maker’s label. Dimensions of the stack are 17″ square x 23-1/2″ high.
EARLY EAMES DCM CHAIR WITH BLACK FRAME | $445 Time Magazine declared that this iconic chair was the best design of the 20th Century. It was designed by Charles and Ray Eames, based on an earlier collaboration with Eero Saarinen. The DCM version – Dining Chair-Metal (base) – was introduced in 1951 and produced until 1957. It’s a simple but elegant piece, with molded birch plywood seat and back attached to a steel frame. This is an early version with a black coated frame. The DCM mark is embossed under the seat, along with a stamped number (9 52). Everything is in top condition: wood, frame, rubber shock mounts and original glider feet.
DILLINGHAM ESPRIT FLOATING TOP DESK | $845 Sophisticated and sleekly styled desk from the Dillingham Esprit collection designed by Merton Gershun. Crafted using rich walnut and black lacquered accents. Features a floating top design. There are three drawers: one large file-sized, one utility and one long. We’ve restored it with a walnut oil finish. Dimensions are 48″L x 23″D x 29-3/4″H.
SCANDINAVIAN MODERN BENT WOOD CHAIR + OTTOMAN | $595 This contoured bent beech chair and ottoman set is proof that Scandinavians know how to lounge. It has a slim design profile but offers big comfort. The light-weight chair frame has a high back and contoured arms. We recreated the cushions – including a head rest – with all new fill and a woven Sunbrella fabric for a long life of heavy use. The fabric has multiple shades of blue with gold, ivory and taupe woven in.
DINING + SERVING
This is one of our most popular categories. If you don’t see a dining set in the store that meets your needs, ask us about what we have waiting in the wings. We have multiple dining sets ready for restoration, including teak and walnut options with four, six or eight chairs. You also can buy tables and sets of chairs à la carte. We’ll arrange a preview, let you choose and then get the restoration process going.
MODERN ROUND DINING TABLE WITH CHROME TULIP BASE | $495 Compact modern dining table with generous seating for four. Restored walnut top with clean reverse-bevel edge (just like the Saarinen-designed inspiration). The base is chrome-plated steel. Seats up to four. Use it in your dining space or breakfast room, or even as conference table in your office. Dimensions are 43-1/2″ diameter x 29-1/2″ high.
SET OF 4 TALL BACK DINING CHAIRS | $745 Tall, sophisticated mid-century modern dining chairs from Keller Furniture with freshly rejuvenated hardwood frames and newly upholstered seats. Offered as a set of four.
DYRLUND TEAK DISPLAY-CHINA CABINET | $1,695 China hutch made in Denmark by Dyrlund and featuring top-notch materials, construction and finishes – including lots of teak solids. The compact size and open/concealed storage spaces add to its versatility. The lower section has four generous drawers with wood drawer boxes. Above are three shelves behind double glass doors. The shelves, along with the inside of the cabinet, are backlit with fixtures hidden behind each shelf. Dimensions are 43″W x 18″D x 58-1/2″H.
ARCHITECTURAL MID-CENTURY CHINA HUTCH | $695 This mid-century modern china hutch has an architectural presence, with strong vertical lines and sculpted rosewood handles. We added brand new 3/8″ tempered glass shelves inside the hutch. Dimensions are 51-1/2″L x 16″D x 72″H.
MID-CENTURY WALNUT CHINA HUTCH | $495 Skyscraper-style china hutch in walnut with a triple cabinet base and three tall, glass-faced panels. The slim footprint makes it perfect for small spaces. Dimensions are 40-3/4″W x 15″D x 71-1/2″H.
POUL HUNDEVAD TEAK SERVING CART | $895 This clever mid-century teak cart spreads its wings to create an impressive platform for your dinner or cocktail party. Designed by Poul Hundevad circa 1960 and made in Denmark by Vamdrup Mobelfabrik. It has three tray-style shelves with flared edges. The bottom two are removable and you can add one to the top tray, which slides aside to accommodate its companion. The cart rolls smoothly on four original casters. We’ve rejuvenated this versatile trolley with a full cleaning and fresh coats of teak oil. Dimensions are 29-1/2″L x 20-1/4″D x 26″H. With the extra shelf added on top, the length reaches 59″.
DANISH TEAK TWO-TIER SERVING CART | $395 This serving cart is compact, lightweight but still packed with style. The top and lower levels are tray-like with upward curving edges. And the distance between them leaves ample space for tall items. It all rolls smoothly on brass and hard rubber caster. Danish Furniture Control stamp is embossed underneath. Dimensions are 29-1/4″L x 17-1/4″D x 24-1/4″H.
EXPANDING DANISH TEAK SERVER-BAR | $595 Amazing expanding teak server-bar cart (or a compact kitchen prep island) made in Denmark. This little wonder is packed with drawer and cabinet storage space, plus the top expands with two drop-down wings. The serving tops are rich brown waterproof laminate. And the cabinet is finished on all sides. Adjustable shelf inside the two-door cabinet. Dimensions are 27-1/4″W (side leaves down) or 49-1/2″W (both leaves up) x 19-1/2″D x 31″H.
JL MOLLER MODEL 83 DINING CHAIRS | $395 EACH Iconic dining chairs designed by Niels Otto Møller and made in Denmark by J.L. Møller. Solid teak frames and woven cord seats. Everything is original, vintage and in excellent condition. The J.L. Moller maker mark is stamped on each frame.
ORIGINAL FOLKE PALSSON J77 CHAIRS | $895 SET OF 4 Original set of four Model J77 chairs designed by Folke Palsson and made in Denmark for F.D.B. Mobler. All wood construction in excellent rejuvenated condition with minor signs of use. Original manufacturer and assembly stickers beneath chair seats. Sold only as a set of four.
Bedroom dressers, chests and nightstands are popular this time of year. We have new pieces in the store every week. Visit the showcase section to see pieces as they become available.
4-DRAWER WALNUT CHEST ON CASTERS | $395 It’s not too tall and not too short. It’s just right anywhere you want mid-century storage: in a bedroom, entryway, office or family room. Restored walnut cabinet, four generous drawers, mid-height profile and mobility on smooth-rolling casters. Dimensions are 40″W x 18-1/2″D x 37-1/2″H.
GLENN OF CALIFORNIA TALL CHESTS Designed by Robert Baron for Glenn of California, these tall chests feature high-quality walnut drawers/doors, black lacquered wood slab side panels and clean chrome accents.
GENTLEMAN’S CHEST (L) | $1,095 Double door cabinet on top opens to reveal a large, open compartment and two slim drawers. Plus, there’s a door-mounted mirror on the left and telescoping chrome rack on the right for neckties, belts and scarves. Below are three more drawers. Dimensions 36″W x 19-7/8″D x 67″H.
8-DRAWER CHEST (R) | $895 There are four pairs of matching drawers in this slender tower, with drawer depths increasing in pairs from top to bottom. Dimensions 24-3/8″W x 18″D x 53-1/8″H.
We also have a pair of matching nightstands from this line that are being prepared for sale. They can be seen by appointment.
BAKER FURNITURE CAMPAIGN STYLE CHEST | $600 Roomy two-drawer solid wood chest from Baker Furniture with an ebonized finish, patinized brass hardware and subtle Asian styling. Finished on four sides, so you can use it as a coffee table. Top-quality build and materials. Clean and excellent vintage condition. Dimensions are 38″L x 19″D x 22-1/2″H.
FRATELLI REGUITTI VALET CHAIR | $275 Versatile valet chair designed by Ico and Luisa Parisi for Fratelli Reguitti. Solid wood frame and woven cord seat cover. The seat doubles as a storage compartment with a wood box for keeping small items. The chair back has a contoured wood hanger and is topped with a large tray, plus pullout rods for hanging neckties, belts or scarves. Use it in your dressing room, bedroom or entryway to stay organized in style.
SCULPTURAL WOOD VALET CHAIR | $275 This practical valet chair adds a touch of sculptural design to your daily routine. Use the valet for organizing your day’s attire and then marvel at its curvy good looks once you’ve gotten dressed. A top-mounted tray gives you a place for accessories. Solid maple frame with woven cord seat and back.
SOFAS | CHAIRS | BENCHES | OTTOMANS
ICONIC J16 ROCKING CHAIR BY HANS WEGNER | $995 This 1944 design is one of Hans Wegner’s best known creations. The curve of the arms, the reverse tapered dowels and the woven seat – these are the details that make the design storied. Plus, it’s a generous size with thoughtful ergonomics that make it comfortable for long, leisurely sitting. We’re offering this all original chair with lacquered solid beech frame and woven paper cord seat. In top condition. Made in Denmark by Kvist Mobler and dating from the late 1970s or early 1980s.
ALL ORIGINAL EAMES FIBERGLASS ROCKING CHAIR | $495 Rock your world with this authentic vintage fiberglass rocking chair, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The shell is off-white and in excellent condition with the exception of a single scar. The base and shock mounts are original, too, and also in excellent condition. This chair is a piece of design history.
HANS WEGNER INSPIRED ROCKING CHAIR | $345 Hans Wegner was a design force and influence throughout the middle of the 20th Century, and inspired admiring copycats in places as unlikely as Yugoslavia. This Wegner-style rocking chair is almost iconic in its own right. It has a solid wood frame and woven paper cord seat in back (in nearly mint condition). Luckily, the Yugoslavs made chairs better than they made cars.
EAMES FIBERGLASS CHAIR – ZENITH ROPE EDGE | $995 Early production molded fiberglass arm chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The shell color is raw umber. This chair features the original Zenith Manufacturing rope edge production technique. Mounted on a four-point, swiveling wheeled base. Shell, shock mounts and base are in excellent condition.
RESTORED MID-CENTURY CLUB CHAIRS | $975 EACH An investment in professional upholstery is only as good as the frame beneath the beauty. We chose these mid-century vintage chair frames for a new life because of their quality and uncommon design. The chair bodies are fully upholstered and rest on exposed wood bases. For fabric we selected a woven pistachio green with threads of opalescent white. Button tufting on the square backrest pillows add simple detail. The solid wood bases with round tapered legs and stretchers are fully restored. There are two chairs available.
MID-CENTURY FLEXSTEEL LOUNGE CHAIRS | $795 EACH These swoopy vintage modern Flexsteel chairs are part Jetsons and part Donna Reed. The Jetsons feel is in the shape, with wing-like arms and a dramatic tapered upsweep to the headrest. Donna Reed gets her due with the muted pale blue fabric with a soft hand feel. The turned walnut legs add more sophisticated style. There are two chairs available.
REVIVED VINTAGE SIESTA CHAIR + OTTOMAN | $995 Ingmar Relling designed the Siesta chair for Westnofa of Norway and it was introduced in 1964. It’s become a Scandinavian modern icon for its looks, durability and comfort. We’re offering a revived Siesta chair and ottoman combination with brand new cushions – in recycled black leather – that match the original design. The bent wood beech frame in a rosewood finish is freshly rejuvenated.
MID-CENTURY CLUB CHAIR MAKEOVER | $895 SET Here’s a fresh perspective on a vintage club chair, updated with a pairing of fine fabrics. For the full lounge chair effect, there’s also an ottoman to match it.
RESTORED & RESTYLED OVER-SIZED OTTOMAN | $575 We can’t resist a great makeover, especially when the bones of what we’re working with are rock solid. This vintage ottoman came from high-end maker Tomlinson Furniture. It has a solid wood frame with x-shaped stretchers, and its undergone a complete restoration. The cushion has a coil spring core and is reupholstered in a stylized floral pattern. The fabric is woven with shades of blue and taupe. This versatile piece can be used to rest your feet, as extra seating or as an upholstered coffee table. Dimensions are 28″W x 18″H.
KODAWOOD CLAM SHELL CHAIR WITH WHITE LEATHER | $695 When the functional is art and the art is functional, you get this Kodawood arm chair. Beautifully sculpted design by Seymour James Weiner in solid and molded walnut with brass accents. The upholstery – a pristine recycled white leather – is brand new.
RESTORED & REIMAGINED CUBE CHAIR | $395 We gave this compact, walnut framed cube chair a green makeover. Not just green colored upholstery, but green as in ecologically minded. The chair, of course, is a rescue from decades of use. We cleaned and restored the walnut frame with an oil finish. Another green move was using remnants of high-quality fabric that might have otherwise been scrapped. The outside panels are wool while the seat and back are a commercial grade fabric. Chair dimensions are 23-3/4″W x 26-1/2″D x 30″H.
ROYAL METAL MFG. ‘ROYALCHROME’ SOFA | $595 This Royalchrome steel tube frame was made by Royal Metal Manufacturing Co., with a design dating to the streamline movement of the 1930s-1940s. It has a chrome-plated steel frame and features a backward arching continuous sweep. The frame is in excellent structural condition: strong and without distortion. The finish is exceptional for its age. The coil spring seat cushions are firm and wrapped in a dense fiber. The seat backs use the same dense material. The cushion covers are a durable cotton duck fabric in black with white piping. Dimensions are 69-1/2L x 39″D x 33″H.
RETRO 1950s WICKER + IRON PATIO SEATING What are you doing inside on such a beautiful day? You should be playing on the porch! Modular sofa and companion arm chair. Painted woven wicker seats on iron frames. Curvy, comfortable and cool.
3-PIECE SETTEE – GREEN | $595 ARM CHAIR – SALMON | $245
CREDENZAS + DESKS + SHELVING
JENS RISOM DESIGN WALNUT BOOKCASE | $1,495 Freshly restored walnut bookcase from Jens Risom Design. It offers impressive storage/display capacity and has two adjustable shelves. Because it’s finished on all sides, you can use it to divide a large room. All walnut case with a rich walnut oil finish. Dimensions are 65″L x 21″D x 29-1/4″H.
72″ WALNUT CREDENZA BY JASPER | $995 This walnut Jasper Office Furniture credenza is all business front, back and sides. But it has a party element to it with a sleek design. The versatile storage includes a big double cabinet and open shelf on the right. On the left are two standard drawers and an extra-roomy file drawer. The top is cantilevered over the cabinet on three sides and includes a removable glass topper. Drawer and door pulls are original, and the cabinet has walnut paneling on all four sides. That means you can use this to divide an area. Dimensions are 72″L x 21″D x 29-1/4″H.
TEAK DOUBLE CREDENZA-SIDEBOARD | $745 Danish modern teak credenza-sideboard with double cabinets and three generous drawers. The cabinet is suspended between two side panels and has double sliding doors for access to storage. Each compartment is large and open, with adjustable (or removable) shelves. Dimensions are 54″L x 17-1/2″D x 31-1/2″H.
PAUL McCOBB FOR CALVIN GROUP CHEST + VANITY SET | $1,895 Exceptional and rare three-piece walnut set designed by Paul McCobb and made by the Calvin Group. The set includes two four-drawer chests – one wider than the other – and a vanity section that bridges the two. The vanity has a lift up top with mirror, a front panel that folds down, and wood dividers inside. We refinished this piece to reveal the richly figured walnut and gave it a smooth touch. Included are the original brushed metal accents and drawer handles. OVERALL dimensions are 85-1/8″L x 18″D x 34-1/4″H. SMALL CHEST length is 24-3/4″. LARGE CHEST length is 36″. VANITY length is 24″.
WRITING DESK BY FOUNDERS FURNITURE | $695 Handsome and compact writing desk from Founders Furniture. Slim profile and shorter depth, which makes it perfect for smaller spaces. Features two generous utility drawers and asymmetrical cubby holes beneath a stepped top. Fully restored walnut with a contrasting white writing surface. Dimensions are 42″L x 22″D x 29-1/4″H.
MID-CENTURY DISPLAY CABINET ON HAIRPIN LEGS | $495 We converted an orphaned china hutch into a one-of-a-kind piece of furniture. It’s now a display cabinet on steel hairpin legs, and it hugs the wall while offering downright upright display. Inside is accessed through two glass front doors. Dimensions are 46″L x 13″D x 53-1/2″H.
MILO BAUGHMAN CHROME + GLASS ETAGERE | $895 Here’s a popular entry from the chrome and glass wing of mid-century modern design. This stylish etagere designed by Milo Baughman might be the most attractive way to display your favorite treasures. Everything’s in top condition. Dimensions are 42″L x 16″D x 75-1/2″H.
CHROME & GLASS ETAGERE | $595 Styling 1970s chrome frame etagere with five tempered glass shelves. The frame has three vertical side rails and is framed flush to the top and base. The glass shelves can be adjusted to accommodate display needs. This is a well-built piece that came from the executive offices of a well-known St. Paul business. Dimensions are 38″W x 13″D x 78″H.
COFFEE | ACCENT TABLES
TOMLINSON SOPHISTICATE SURFBOARD COFFEE TABLE | $795 Sleek surfboard style coffee table made by Tomlinson Furniture circa 1957. Burled butternut marquetry on top. Solid wood frame. Original tags. Exceptional condition. Dimensions are 75ʺL × 17ʺD × 13.75ʺH.
HEYWOOD WAKEFIELD COFFEE TABLE | $345 Solid birch coffee table made by Heywood Wakefield with dramatically arched legs. Refinished by the prior owner to emulate the original wheat finish, this table remains in excellent condition. Dimensions are 50″L x 22″D x 16″H.
LANE FURNITURE 70″ PERCEPTION COFFEE TABLE | $695 Professionally restored coffee table from Lane Furniture circa 1959. It features dimensional design with a floating top, triangular base and basket weave drawer front. Refinished in a rich walnut finish. Measures 70”L x 18”D x 13-1/2”H.
DREXEL DECLARATION ROUND COFFEE TABLE | $795 This impressive rounded coffee table was designed by Stewart MacDougall and Kipp Stewart as part of the Declaration series for Drexel Heritage. Made of natural walnut with nine rosewood dot inlays in the center. It’s freshly restored and in top condition. Dimensions are 44-1/4″ diameter x 15-1/4″ high.
RECLAIMED URBAN WOOD PEDESTAL TABLES | $445 PAIR These compact pedestal accent tables were made using “reclaimed urban wood,” which means that the lumber was salvaged from demolished buildings. We found them in well-worn but structurally top-notch condition. So in an act of re-recycling, we refinished them in walnut to get them ready for their third lives. Dimensions per table are 18″ square x 18-1/2″ high. Sold as a pair.
LANE ACCLAIM ACCENT TABLE | $265 Enduring design from Lane Furniture that’s as popular today as it was in its early 1960s heyday. Walnut legs, stretchers and lower shelf, with a top made of walnut and fruit wood to create the famous dovetail design. Dimensions are 21″W x 28″L x 20″H.
Looking for more Acclaim tables? We have a set of two-tier tables waiting in the wings for restoration. Just ask and we can bring them in for a preview.
MOREDDI (DENMARK) TEAK COFFEE TABLE | $895 Made in Denmark by Moreddi circa 1960s, this teak coffee table has an uncluttered profile with subtle details. Design flourishes include a raised edge on all sides that peak at the corners and dip toward the centers (in the style of Peter Lovig Nielsen). Clear maker’s mark on the table’s underside. Freshly rejuvenated with a teak oil finish. Dimensions are 32″W x 17-1/4″ to the highest tip of the edging.
NIELS BACH SOLID TEAK ACCENT TABLE | $465 Solid teak (no veneer) accent table from Niels Bach circa 1960s with a 1-1/2″ thick top characteristic of this line. The oiled finish on this piece gives it a deep, rich color. Dimensions are 17-1/4″W x 27-1/4″D x 20″H.
ACCENT FURNITURE | LIGHTING
ANTIQUE JAPANESE HIBACHI-TANSU CHEST | $400 All modern and no personality can add up to a so-so space. Break the mold and add some personality.mplify the personality of your space with furnishings that break the mold. This antique Japanese hibachi/tansu cabinet will do the trick. It dates from the early 1900s and served as a small space heater by placing hot charcoals in the open-topped copper bin. You can use it as dry sink for potted plants, a unique end table, or the perfect entryway companion. The cabinet sits atop a free-standing base, the copper bin is removable and the five drawers on the side and bottom are fully functioning. Lacquered in a deep orange over Paulownia wood. Dimensions, including the base, are 29-1/2″L x 16-1/4″D x 21″H.
DESIGN LINE LIGHTED PEDESTAL BY BILL CURRY | $595 American designer, inventor and promoter Bill Curry (1927–1971) created multiple collections of lighting that are the epitome of modernism. His lighting was sold under the Design Line brand, and included this illuminated pedestal lamp. The form is simple: a tall, square cabinet with vertical brushed aluminum and black laminate trim, faux walnut side panels, a recessed black plinth base, and a translucent milk glass top. The glass panel lifts to reveal a single socket and V-shaped reflector. The lamp provides up-lighting and is ideal for displaying a sculpture, decorative glass or other object. Dimensions are 13-1/4″ square x 36-3/4″ high.
For more information about Curry and his Design Line creations, visit this blog devoted to his work:
GEORGE NELSON DESIGNED PENDULUM CLOCK | $895 Chrome-framed floor-standing clock that is the very definition of late mid-century modern style. Designed by icon George Nelson and made by Howard Miller, it features Nelson’s signature clock hands and face. The clock’s works are visible through a smoke-tinted Lucite panel. This is a weight-driven clock that chimes each hour and on the half hour. Professionally serviced. Dimensions are 13″W x 2-1/2″D (case only) x 9″D (at base) x 56″H.
VINTAGE + MODERN LIGHTING COLLECTION Lighting is an important element in the look and functionality of your space. We offer a changing selection of vintage mid-century and modern lighting in a variety of styles and materials. You’ll find Italian and American pottery, wood, brass, glass and ceramics. Look for legendary brands like Martz, Laurel, Westwood and Stiffel, as well as designers like Tommy Parzinger, Bob Kinzie and David Cressey.
RETRO HAEGER LAMP WITH DRAMATIC FIBERGLASS LAMPSHADE | $245 Sometimes you want your retro modern just a little over the top. If this 1950s figural lamp from Haeger Pottery doesn’t do the trick, the giant kidney bean shaped lampshade that comes with it will. The lamp base is classic Haeger, depicting a slender deer leaping past a tree. In addition to being a lamp base, it also has two vessels for plants (real or faux). The vintage lampshade is made of fiberglass with a black brushstroke pattern and black lacing.
BOOM-ARM FLOOR LAMP BY ARREDOLUCE (ITALY) | $795 Classic Italian modern floor lamp in chrome with black accents has boom-style arms supporting three lamp heads. The tilt of each arm is adjustable. The lamp heads adjust up, down, left and right. The black steel plate base anchors the lamp. Three-way switch. Height is 60″ to the top of the central post and overall height can be up to 70″ depending on the position of the arms.
AUTHENTIC LAUREL FLOOR LAMP WITH MUSHROOM SHADE | $995 Rarely available floor lamp made by Laurel Lamp with a solid rosewood stem, brushed metal base and top, and original glass mushroom shade. Everything is in excellent condition. The lamp is 55″ high and the shade is 15″ across.
CLASSIC MODERN ARC LAMP | $595 This Robert Sonneman-style arc floor lamp is a touchstone for modern style. Minimal yet dramatic. Artistic yet practical. The slim chrome arm is anchored in a weighted base with black casing. At the end is a two-piece silver orb that houses a single bulb. Dimensions are 86″ high x 66″ arc span.
VINTAGE LE KLINT FOLDED PENDANT SHADES | $300 EACH SHADE Vintage pendant shades created and made by Le Klint of Denmark ( https://www.leklint.com/en-GB/About-LE-KLINT/History.aspx) with designs that date to the 1940s. These folded paper shades are simple and intricate at the same time. These vintage pieces are in excellent condition with only very minor signs of wear. The buff color is uniform on the outsides. Each includes original extra-long cords with sockets and plugs.
Currently available are:
+ LE KLINT 47 (left) – two available + LE KLINT 101 Lantern (right)
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HAND TURNED SOLID WOOD FLOOR LAMP | $595 Sensuous tall floor lamp made of solid Afromosia (a hardwood with characteristics similar to teak), hand turned with a teardrop bottom. The wood portion is freshly restored and we added a new, textured fabric lampshade. Height to the top of the brass finial is 65″.
AFFILIATED CRAFTSMEN STUDIO POTTERY LAMP | $395 Hand-thrown and hand-decorated pottery lamp from Affiliated Craftsmen, the renowned California studio founded by Bob Kinzie. This lamp has an impressed stamp near the base that confirms it as an Affiliated Craftsmen piece and also dates it to the early 1970s. Stands 31″ high to the top of the shade.
VINTAGE MURANO LAMP IN PURPLE GLASS + BRASS | $395 Hand blown Murano glass and brass lamp is strikingly tall with sinuous curves. The body is deep amethyst/purple and sits atop a two-tier lacquered brass pedestal. The lamp is in exceptional condition. The original shade, included, is in excellent structural shape but shows some age spotting. The lamp is 32-1/2″H to the top of the socket. With the shade, total height is 47″.
MID-CENTURY PAINTING BY LEE REYNOLDS | $545 Sreetscape painting by “Lee Reynolds” uses a soft palette and textured paint application to capture the mood of rain-glazed city street. Oil on canvas with a simple wood frame. This piece is LARGE, measuring 50″L x 41″H.
C. JERE WALL SCULPTURE – VILLAGE + HARBOR | $695 Colorful and detailed metal wall sculpture from C. Jere depicts a village and harbor with boats and seagulls. It’s classic late-period Jere circa 1971. Signed and in excellent condition, with all elements of the sculpture intact. Dimensions are 42-1/2″W x 3-1/2″D x 30″H.
ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING – LUCIA STERN | $895 Original oil painting attributed to Lucia Stern, a highly regarded artist based in Milwaukee. Stern was best known for her work in mixed media, but she also left behind a diverse collection of paintings, three-dimensional art and sculpture. This painting of two horses is on stretched and framed canvas. Overall dimensions are 33″W x 41″H.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT
These items are available by appointment. In many cases we’ll be able to bring an item to the store. Some can be seen in a nearby storage location. Please give us a minimum of 24 hours advance notice. Call 612.234.1201 or email MidModMen@gmail.com.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this in the workshop, please give us up to 48 hours to arrange a showing. HANS WEGNER PP 208 CHAIRS | $795 EACH Mid-century modern icon Hans Wegner designed these chairs for PP Mobler (Denmark). They were in production from 1972 until 2004. The frames are solid beech and we’ve restored them and applied a clear lacquer finish per the original design. Brand new black seat upholstery. Original stickers. These chairs may be purchased separately.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this, please give us 24-48 hours to bring it into the store. INGMAR RELLING ROCKING CHAIR FOR WESTNOFA | $1,295 Scandinavian modern rocking chair designed by Ingmar Relling and made by Westnofa (Norway). This chair is all original and in exceptional condition. The frame is solid teak with beech bent wood runners. Original wool blend fabric is immaculate.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this, please give us up to 72 hours to bring it into the store. KOFOD LARSEN RECLINER + OTTOMAN | $995 SET Handsome and restored recliner designed by Ib Kofod Larsen, made in Denmark and imported by Selig. Multi-position recline settings lock in place and release with the pull of a lever. The wood frame and recliner mechanism are in excellent condition. Upholstered in a style- and period-appropriate brown plaid. Includes a wood frame ottoman for the ultimate in lounging.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this, please give us 24-48 hours to bring it into the store.
GEORGE KOVACS WHITE TULIP TORCHEIRE | $1,000 Tall, slender floor lamp designed by Ernst Luthiger, made in Switzerland and offered in the United States by George Kovacs. The design of the lamp dates to 1965. It’s made of power-coated steel and has an external, pad-style control switch. In excellent condition. Measures 65″ high with an 11″ diameter footprint.
NOTE: Swiss designer Max Bill often gets credit for this design, but that attribution is incorrect.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this, please give us 24-48 hours to bring it into the store. IB KOFOD-LARSEN EASY CHAIR IN RECYCLED LEATHER | $1,895 Handsomely contoured lounge chair with the design attributed to Ib Kofod Larsen. The frame is solid old-growth oak finished in an amber tone lacquer that makes it compatible with teak. The bucket seat is newly upholstered in soft brown recycled leather. An exceptional chair in exceptional condition.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this, please give us 24-48 hours to bring it into the store. ALVAR AALTO MODEL 401 EASY CHAIRS | $1,295 EACH Designed by Alvar Aalto (Finland) in 1932, these chairs are a modernist take on the classic wingback, with a slightly canted back for relaxing. The slender wings were designed to minimize visual distractions while lounging. The chairs we’re offering were made in Finland by Artek, and are stamped and numbered. The frames are steam bent beech and the upholstery is deep red wool. The frames and upholstery are in excellent condition.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this, please give us 24-48 hours to bring it into the store. SIGVARD BERNADOTTE PIVOTING BACK CHAIRS | $595 EACH Elegant solid wood frame chairs created by Swedish designer Sigvard Bernadotte. They were made by France & Daverkosen (Denmark) and distributed in North America by John Stuart. The gentle contours of these chairs make them distinctive enough, but it’s the pivoting backrests that add an element of surprise. The open frame keeps them visually light, but they provide the comfort of a full-sized chair. Rejuvenated frames and original upholstery in excellent condition. Two chairs available.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this, please give us 24-48 hours to bring it into the store. DANISH TEAK COFFEE TABLE: GEORGE TANIER SELECTION | $995 Finely crafted teak coffee table made in Denmark from the George Tanier Selection made by Sibast Møbler. Floating tray style top with flared edges and rounded ends. Excellent condition. Dimensions are 60″L x 22″D x 17.25″H.