LISTINGS CURRENT AS OF 12/06/2019
offers authentic mid-century, modern and made-in-Minnesota furniture and decor at its best. We hand-select items and then clean, rejuvenate or restore each one according to need. The emphasis is always on quality. Here’s a sampling of current items. Watch for additional updates here and on MidModMen+friends Instagram and Facebook.
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IB KOFOD-LARSEN ROSEWOOD SIDEBOARD | $3,295 Dramatic modern sideboard in highly figured rosewood, by famed Danish designer Ib Kofod-Larsen and made by Seffle (Sweden). Features two double cabinets with book-matched door fronts. Each compartment has an adjustable shelf and the one on the right holds a large utility drawer. This piece is freshly restored with a lacquered finish and is in near-mint condition. Measures 75″ long.
AMERICAN OF MARTINSVILLE SIDEBOARD | $895 There’s a certain amount of understated drama to this 1960s walnut sideboard made by American of Martinsville. The four-square base has slender stretchers all around, in addition to distinctive double-O ornamentation. There are four drawers with half-circle pulls. The double cabinet has an open compartment on the left atop a divided compartment. On the opposite site is a tall divided compartment. Use this piece in a dining room to store serving pieces and china. Or use it as the foundation of your media center. Fully restored. Dimensions are 56″L x 19″D x 33″H.
JACK CARTWRIGHT WALNUT SIDEBOARD | $2,495 Substantial American modern sideboard designed by Jack Cartwright for Founders Furniture. All walnut exterior with cane, metal and leather accents. Features a stack of four drawers in the center and two large cabinets on either side. Each cabinet has a removable walnut shelf. Freshly restored with a walnut oil finish. Dimensions are 78″L x 18″D x 31-3/4″H.
ASIAN STYLED TRIPLE CREDENZA-SIDEBOARD | $795 Modern interior design is not monolithic. There can be many styles in the mix, including pieces with Asian motifs. This vintage triple credenza-sideboard is a case in point. The overall lines are simple and clean like the best of mid-century modern. Yet small flourishes elevate it to room-defining status. Features all wood construction and decoration, with original brass cabinet hardware. Each of the three cabinets is independent and all have a combination of open compartment, adjustable shelf and utility drawer. We gave this distinctive piece a light rejuvenation, leaving the vintage patina intact. Dimensions are 54″L x 20″D x 32-1/4″H.
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RESTORED MID-CENTURY DINING CHAIRS | $595 SET OF 4 Dine in style on these fully restored, tall back dining chairs. Refinished hardwood frames, new cane backs and freshly upholstered seats. The chair’s lines are graceful and open, and the seats have a floating effect.
BORGE MOGENSEN MODEL 122 DINING CHAIRS | $1,695 SET OF 4 Set of four dining chairs designed by Børge Mogensen in the early 1950s for Soborg Møbler. They feature molded teak seats and backs mounted to solid birch frames. The contours of the seats and backs make them exceptionally comfortable. Freshly rejuvenated using a teak oil finish. Offered as a set of four. Shipping is available.
DANISH TEAK DINING CHAIRS FRESHLY RESTORED | $395 PAIR Teak frame dining chairs made in Denmark. Freshly restored and reupholstered in a Danish-style wool blend fabric.
HOLLYWOOD REGENCY BRASS SERVING CART | $465 Showy – yet not ostentatious – brass and glass serving cart in impeccable condition. The glass shelves fit safely inside recessed brass frames, and each level has a slender rail around the perimeter. There’s an upswept brass bar handle at one end and hooded ball caster feet for smooth navigation. Dimensions are 18-1/2″W x 37″L x 33-1/4″H to the top of the handle.
ITALIAN MODERN STYLE BRASS SERVING CART | $445 Sleek and elegant serving trolley with a curvy, brass-plated steel frame, a collar for holding bottles or decanters, a mirrored shelf and a light-smoke glass shelf. The streamlined style is reminiscent of Italian designs from the late 1960s and 1970s. Dimensions are 34″L x 16-7/8″D x 27″H to the top of the handle.
EXPANDABLE DANISH TEAK SERVING CART | $595 S-t-r-e-t-c-h your hosting capacity with this expandable teak serving cart from Mogen Hansen (Denmark). The center tray can be removed and tucked beneath the top. Take it out and push the two sides together for a more compact surface. Dimensions are 30″L (closed) + 41-1/4″L (open) x 19-1/2″D x 23-1/2″H.
POUL HUNDEVAD TEAK SERVING CART | $995 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. All are removable and you can add one of the lower trays to the top to double your serving area. 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″.
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3-PIECE MID-CENTURY LOUNGE SET | $1,895 The thing about a chair built in the 1960s, no matter how tattered its exterior looks, is the high-quality frame beneath. We chose this three-piece lounge set for restoration because of those substantial frames, along with their sleek profiles. We had them professionally upholstered using a rich blue woven fabric, and retained all the styling of the originals. The set includes tall back and low back chairs and a matching ottoman.
DANISH MODERN TEAK BOOKCASE | $495 Teak bookcase by Poul Hundevad adapts to your storage and display desires with adjustable shelves. Shown here with eight shelves, and there are two additional shelves and brackets included. Dimensions are 42-1/2W x 12″D x 57″H.
WALNUT SURFBOARD COFFEE TABLE | $385 Moderately sized mid-century coffee table in the ever-popular surfboard style. That means a bowed line and rounded corners with reverse-beveled edges. Measures 50″ in length
Accent furniture. Often the unsung heroes of the room. A small table that’s just the right size between two chairs. Or a pair of tables that can serve as a modular coffee table. Open frame chairs you can easily move to wherever you need them, from dining to gathering. We’ve added these and more stylish and flexible pieces to the store. Visit soon to see what’s available.
KENT COFFEY PERSPECTA 12-DRAWER DRESSER | $1,295 Go ahead and expand your wardrobe! Then store it all in this magnificent 12-drawer dresser from the Kent Coffey Perspecta collection. Walnut case with rosewood drawer pull accents. Refinished top and refreshed everywhere else. Dimensions are 77-1/4″L x 20″D x 31″H.
DREXEL HIGH BACK LOUNGE CHAIR | $595 Mid-century modern era lounge chair from Drexel Furniture sits a little low and stretches up tall for a relaxing sit. Solid pecan frame (restored) and brand new black leatherette upholstery. It’s the little black dress – or suit – of chairs and fits in just about any setting.
DRAFTING STOOL BY HÅG OF NORWAY | $265 Classic modern drafting/task stool made in Norway by HÅG. The seat swivels, has height adjustment and an adjustable backrest. The seat and back are upholstered in the original burnt orange wool. Five point aluminum base with black accents and five casters.
POUL HUNDEVAD TEAK WALL UNIT WITH DROP DOWN DESK | $1,795 Slim, multi-function wall unit made in Denmark circa 1960s by Poul Hundevad. Made of teak veneers and solid wood cores. This is a two-piece unit. The top has a drop down desktop (with lock) that spans the length of the piece. Behind it are asymmetrical, adjustable shelves. Above are adjustable, open shelves. The base credenza has two two stacks of four drawers each. Dimensions are 54″W x 17″D x 77″H.
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LANE ‘PERCEPTION’ GENT’S CHEST OF DRAWERS | $895 Burly chest of drawers from the Warren Church-designed Perception series offered by Lane Furniture in the early to mid-1960s. There’s lots of storage capacity, with four generous drawers below and a divided cabinet above. Features the Perception collection’s signature woven wood design on the door panels. Dimensions are 40″L x 19″D x 48″H.
KENT COFFEY ‘THE TABLEAU’ CHEST OF DRAWERS | $745 This is the companion chest of drawers to the six-drawer dresser from The Tableau collection by Kent Coffey. Completely restored. Dimensions are 40″L x 19″D x 46-1/4″H.
DANISH TEAK VANITY WITH BUILT-IN MIRROR | $445 Compact and clever teak vanity with a flip up top that reveals a large mirror and an open storage area. Made in Denmark. Dimensions are 30-3/4″W x 19-1/4″D x 29″H.
EXTRA LARGE LANE CEDAR CHEST WITH DRAWER | $545 This walnut chest from Lane Furniture gives you extra-large capacity with two storage compartments. The top compartment is lined with aromatic cedar, perfect for storing wool clothing and bedding. The flip up lid has a safety lock with key. Below is a full-sized drawer for all the extras you need to stow away. Restored exterior and cleaned inside, so it’s ready to use. Dimensions are 42″L x 18-1/4″D x 27-1/2″H.
SOPHISTICATED MODERN HENREDON DRESSER | $695 Top-quality dresser by Henredon with a simple framed facade, strong vertical accents and rich walnut finish. There are six extra-large drawers, with the added volume coming from the absence of legs in favor of a low plinth base. As added bonus, the dresser rests on four hidden casters, so it can be easy to move when needed. Dimensions are 62″L x 19″D x 30″H.
PAUL McCOBB LINEAR FOR CALVIN GROUP CHESTS Exceptional walnut chests designed by Paul McCobb and made by the Calvin Group in the 1950s as part of the Linear collection. We refinished these pieces to reveal the richly figured walnut and give them a smooth surface feel. Original brushed metal accents and drawer handles.
SMALL CHEST | 24-3/4″W x 18″D x 34″H | $645
LARGE CHEST | 36″W x 18″D x 34″H |$845
12-DRAWER DRESSER IN NATURAL MAPLE | $895 Sometimes the mission in the workshop is NOT to restore but to reimagine a piece of vintage furniture. This solid maple dresser was originally finished in a toned lacquer, applied with the intention of masking naturally occurring variations in the wood. Influenced by our profound appreciation of wood, we chose to revitalize this piece using a clear coat finish. It embraces and elevates the beauty of the maple and all its natural characteristics. Dimensions are 56-1/2″L x 19-5/8″D x 32-1/2″H.
D I N I N G | S E R V I N G
We have multiple dining tables and sets of chairs ready for restoration. There are teak and walnut table options in square, round and rectangle configurations. We also have available, and/or ready for restoration, dining chairs in sets of two, four, six or eight. Just come in and tell us what you need. We’ll arrange a preview, let you choose and then get the restoration process going.
HENNING KJAERNULF FOR BRUNO HANSEN DINING CHAIRS | $995 PAIR Pair of teak-framed dining chairs designed by Henning Kjaernulf and made in Denmark by Bruno Hansen circa 1950s. The woven paper cord seats are brand new, using the original weave pattern. The frames are stamped with both the designer and maker names. Sold as a pair.
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TEAK FRAMED LOVESEAT FRESHLY UPHOLSTERED | $1,695 A handsome Danish modern loveseat with slightly barreled and open-sided solid teak frame. Features freshly restored frames and brand new upholstery in a linen-style weave. Dimensions are 60″L x 34″D x 28-1/2″H.
REUPHOLSTERED DANISH STOUBY SOFA | $2,495 Timeless Danish modern sofa for sophisticated spaces revitalized with all new upholstery using Kravet Duncan fabric. The fabric has a soft chenille-like texture in an oatmeal colorway. We replaced the cushions giving the seats a supportive but pliant feel, with soft back cushions. The sofa’s sides are framed in solid teak. Dimensions are 82-1/2″L x 32-1/2″D x 28-1/2″H.
TEAK FRAME EASY CHAIR + BELGIAN LINEN CUSHIONS | $1,495 You’ll enjoy looking at the organic curves on this vintage modern teak easy chair. The high-quality teak used in its making. The Belgian linen cushions we had made for it. But we think you might appreciate sitting in it even more.
PAIR OF DANISH TEAK BAR STOOLS | $695 PAIR Belly up to the bar in this pair of Tarm Stole OG Mobelfabrik (Denmark) stools. Solid teak frames and wool tweed upholstery. These have 32” bar height seats. Offered as a pair.
DANISH MODERN CHAIR BY TELL CITY | $545 Indiana was a mini-hotbed of mid-century modern design with the likes of Marshall Studios, Paoli Chair Co. and even Tell City Chair Co. Primarily known for traditional wood furniture, Tell City jumped into Danish modern design in the 1960s with a collection that included sofas and easy chairs. Features a well-built, solid wood frame (refreshed in our workshop), a cane panel back, and removable custom-made cushions.
EAMES FIBERGLASS CHAIR – ZENITH ROPE EDGE | $1,195 Early production molded fiberglass arm chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The shell color is Greige. 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.
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MID-CENTURY WALNUT STORAGE BENCH | $645 This walnut storage bench was once part of a stereo system, housing a speaker and lots of storage. (A companion bench – also available – housed the receiver and turntable.) While all the stereo components are long gone, this bench still serves many functions, and does it with style. Access the asymmetrical storage compartments via dual lids with hardware that holds them in place when they’re open. The bench even includes a cushion. Dimensions are 54″L x 18-1/4″D x 18-3/4″H.
MILO BAUGHMAN ROSEWOOD + CHROME WRITING DESK | $2,195 This Milo Baughman-designed writing desk is modernist simplicity at its best. It uses simple geometric forms and quality materials to make a quiet yet clear style statement. The desk case is a slender box finished on all sides. It has three “blind” drawers with wood drawer boxes. The base is made of chrome-plated, squared steel. Dimensions are 52″L x 26″D x 29-1/2″H.
CONSOLE CABINET | $295 This slender console cabinet is just the right piece for a tight space in need of storage and style – like an entryway, dining area or…who are we say how you can put this great piece to work in your home or office? You decide. Big center door opens to a compartment with a long adjustable/removable shelf. Fully refurbished with a walnut finish. Dimensions are 35-3/4″L x 11-3/4″D x 29-1/4″H.
MILO BAUGHMAN STYLE CHROME + GLASS ETAGERE | $895 Sophisticated chrome and glass etagere in the style of designer Milo Baughman. The asymmetrical shelf placement creates interest and makes space for objects of different heights. Everything’s in top condition. Dimensions are 42″L x 16″D x 75-1/2″H.
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LANE ACCLAIM END TABLE WITH DRAWER | $365 End table with drawer circa 1962 from the Lane Acclaim series. Fully restored to highlight the iconic Acclaim dovetail pattern – juxtaposing walnut with fruit wood – on the top. Dimensions are 22″W x 26″D x 20″H.
LANE ACCLAIM ACCENT TABLE | $285 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.
HAND-CARVED WOOD SLAB COFFEE TABLE | $895 Nature is the star of this hand-carved, wood slab coffee table because only nature could create the singular wood figuring on this piece. Kudos also are due to the artisan who created this piece, because she/he had the vision to choose and shape this particular slab of wood. This is a vintage piece that’s been fully restored in our workshop using a natural (untinted) hard finish. Dimensions are 44-3/4″L x 26″D at the widest point x 15-3/4″H.
TEAK NESTING TABLES FROM WESTNOFA | $495 Norwegian-made teak nesting tables from Westnofa. This set is a modern classic, with round tapered legs and slim edge profile. Portable and practical. Dimensions for the largest table are 24-3/4″W x 15-5-8″D x 23-3/4″H.
BROYHILL BRASILIA HEXAGONAL DRUM TABLE | $395 Six-sided drum accent table from Broyhill Furniture’s Brasilia series. Single door access to the cavernous storage compartment inside. Makes a great nightstand. Refinished top and rejuvenated all around. Dimensions are 28″W x 24-1/4″D x 21-1/4″H.
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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 Modeline, as well as designers like Tommy Parzinger, Bob Kinzie and David Cressey.
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:
A R T W O R K
We have a large, diverse and frequently changing selection of artwork in the store – from original paintings and signed/numbered prints to sculpture, objects, textiles and pottery. The best way to see what we have is to visit the store.
ARTHUR PERCY VASE FOR GULLASKRUF | $595 Elegant blown glass bulb vase in Aseda green. Designed in 1952 by Arthur Percy for Swedish glass-maker Gullaskruf Glasbruk. It stands 39″ tall x 9″ at the widest point of the base.
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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.
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JANE & GORDON MARTZ FOR MARSHALL STUDIOS TABLE | $1,895 Rarely available large round console table designed by Jane and Gordon Martz and crafted by their company Marshall Studios, circa 1960s. The frame is solid American walnut, with a weighted round base, six slim columns and a rounded bullnose on the top. The hand-crafted top is a mosaic of round tiles of varying sizes in a deep charcoal gray that approaches black. Dimensions are 44″ diameter x 25-1/4″ high.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this item in the store, contact us via email or Facebook private message. Please give us up to 48 hours to arrange a showing.
J.L. MOLLER MODEL 75 TEAK DINING CHAIRS | $1,895 Exceptional teak dining chair set – the Model 75 – designed by Niels O. Moller and made in Denmark by J.L. Moller. The set includes one arm chair and three standard chairs, all with solid teak frames and woven paper cord seats.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this item in the store, contact us via email or Facebook private message. Please give us up to 48 hours to arrange a showing.
DANISH MODERN TEAK FRAME DAYBED | $1,495 Danish modern daybed with uncomplicated modern lines, superior materials and strong construction. The design is simple: a frame that houses a (brand new) mattress and a wood slat foundation that supports it. The frame exterior is made of teak and has soft rounded corners and edges. Use it as a child’s bed or guest bed – or just to lounge and relax. Dimensions are 76″L x 33-1/2″D x 20″H to the top of the mattress.