LISTINGS CURRENT FOR 01/18/2019
offers authentic mid-century and 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. We also offer locally designed and made furniture, lighting and art. Here’s a sampling of what’s currently available, and there’s more in the store. Stay up to date on items here and on MidModMen+friends Instagram and Facebook.
FRESH + FEATURED
HOOKER MAINLINE LOWBOY DRESSER | $875 Nine-drawer lowboy dresser from Hooker Mainline with cat eye drawer pulls and a sliding walnut panels that reveals and conceals a stack of scoop-front drawers. This piece is freshly restored to show off the rich walnut wood tones and complex wood grains. Dimensions are 60″L x 19″D x 30-3/4″H.
HOOKER MAINLINE 8-DRAWER CHEST | $775 This larger-than-average tall chest of drawers has a unique and practical eight-drawer configuration. The top drawers are slightly over-sized and below them are two stacks of three drawers per side. A sliding walnut panel reveals and conceals a stack of scoop-front drawers on the right. Freshly restored top to bottom. Dimensions are 40″W x 19″D x 46-1/4″H.
BROYHILL SCULPTRA CREDENZAS | $695 EACH These 1960s vintage compact credenzas from the Broyhill Premier Sculptra series are versatile pieces of furniture. They look great everywhere and add useful storage and display anywhere. The double doors open to reveal a generous storage compartment with a large utility drawer. The walnut cabinets have refinished tops, and all other surfaces are freshly rejuvenated. Dimensions are 38-1/2″L x 17″D x 28-1/2″H.
LANE RHYTHM 6-DRAWER DRESSER | $835 Elegant six-drawer walnut dresser from Lane Furniture’s early-to-mid-1960s Rhythm series. This piece has undergone a thorough restoration – literally inside and outside. Rhythm is distinguished by its clean, understated modern lines. Dimensions are 61”L x 18-1/2”D x 31”H.
WALNUT + AMBER GLASS GLOBE SWAG PENDANTS | $245 EACH The modern styling on these mid-century pendant lights is swinging. They feature three-point walnut cages and ribbed amber glass globes. When they’re lit the mood takes on a mellow vibe. Fully rewired with line switches and new swag chains. There are three available. Dimensions are 12″ diameter overall x 16″ high.
AUTHENTIC JENS RISOM MODEL U430 LOUNGE CHAIR | $995 This exceptionally handsome chair was the creation of noted mid-century modern designer Jens Risom. It was introduced in 1949 for use in the Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico. We’re offering an original, early production chair purchased in the early 1950s. It has a solid walnut frame, which we restored with a walnut oil finish. The seat and back are newly upholstered in a rich navy blue fabric.
DANISH MODERN SWIVEL CHAIR ON TEAK BASE | $795 We revitalized this simple, modern swivel chair, giving it all new upholstery. The bucket seat rests on a teak-wrapped steel post and a four-star base with teak caps. A label under the seat show that it was purchased pre-1970 from the original International Design Center location in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.
MID-CENTURY THOMASVILLE ROCKING CHAIR | $795 We’ve restored this vintage 1960s rocking chair, made by Thomasville Furniture, from top to bottom. Starting with the frame, we reglued the joints and gave it a fresh black lacquer finish. The seat and back are newly upholstered in densely woven Belgian linen fabric, and we took care to recreate the original seat design.
SOLID WALNUT SLAB COFFEE TABLE | $395 This coffee table is modern at its most straightforward. The table surface is a 1-1/2″ thick slab of solid walnut, with smooth, clean edges and surfaces. The legs are simple brushed brass tapers attached to two-position brackets, allowing you to set the legs at a jaunty angle or prim and proper vertical. The walnut is freshly restored to highlight its warmth and complex wood grain. Dimensions are 48″L x 20″D x 16″H.
MODELINE DOUBLE-SHADE FLOOR LAMP | $895 Dramatic floor lamp from Modeline circa 1960s with a wrap-around mesh lampshade and interior cylinder shade. Both are are supported by a three-prong, solid walnut frame with brass accents. Three-way socket with walnut center switch. Dimensions are 61-1/2″ high x 17″ diameter of the larger exterior shade.
LAUREL FLOOR LAMP WITH MUSHROOM SHADE | $645 Classic modern floor lamp made by Laurel Lamp with a slender brushed aluminum body and an original mushroom-shaped glass shade. The lamp is 55″ high and the shade is 15″ across.
BAUMRITTER VIKO ‘WINGED’ LOUNGE CHAIRS | $595 EACH* Fly into a state of relaxation in these vintage 1960s lounge chairs made by Baumritter as part of the Viko line of furniture. The molded wood shells create a space age look, while the brand new orange wool cushions keep them grounded. The double-post base is made of metal, a detail specific to the Viko line. Priced individually but buy the pair and save $45 each.
DANISH STYLE LOUNGE CHAIR | $695 This Danish style lounge chair was artisan designed and handmade. The frame is solid African mahogany with a walnut finish. It features spear-like arms, tapered legs and a ladder back.
DANISH MODERN TEAK SERVING TROLLEY | $645 High-quality and highly practical teak serving trolley. Features include a generously sized top, two utility drawers and lower shelf. Rolls easily on four disc casters. Made in Denmark. Dimensions are 31″L x 17-1/4″D x 24-3/4″H to top surface (28″H to top of handles).
DANISH TEAK DINING SET: TABLE + SIX CHAIRS | $2,895 SET Danish teak dining table with clean modern lines and two self-storing leaves neatly hidden – when not in use – beneath the main table top. The set includes six solid teak dining chairs with wool tweed upholstered seats. The entire set is freshly rejuvenated with a teak oil finish. The table is marked Made in Denmark by Nordjyst. Table dimensions are 55-1/4″L x 36″D x 29″H. Each extension leaf is 22-3/4″L for a full length of 101″.
DANISH TEAK DROP FRONT SECRETARY DESK | $1,495 This vintage modern drop front desk is the perfect example of efficient use of space. It has a smaller footprint but packs in a lot of storage. Open the front for access to a large work surface and additional storage, including three utility drawers and a pair of document organizers. Below are four full-sized drawers. Made in Denmark using teak and hardwoods, with beautiful dovetail joinery. Freshly rejuvenated with a teak oil finish. Dimensions are 35-1/2″W x 17-3/4″D (26-1/2″D with desktop open) x 43″H.
TRIPLE CABINET WALNUT CREDENZA-SIDEBOARD | $595 Welcome to another edition of “The Whole Is Greater Than the Sum of the Parts.” With a little ingenuity and some extra hardware, we combined three orphaned walnut cabinets into a triple credenza-sideboard. Yes, the cabinets are a perfect size for LPs. But they also could hold dinnerware, barware, wine, books… Dimensions are 60”L x 18”D x 31”H.
MODERN LANE WALNUT NIGHTSTAND-CABINET | $265 This simple walnut cube on a black plinth base is a great utility player. Use it as a nightstand or accent table. Make it the platform for a component stereo system. Or even put it to work in your office as a printer stand. Dimensions are 21-7/8″W x 16″D x 22-1/4″H.
DANISH TEAK NESTING TABLES | $345 SET OF 3 This set of vintage modern teak accent tables – made in Denmark – gives you flexibility when one size doesn’t fit all. Each table is designed to fully nest under its larger companion, so you can tuck them away in a compact space. But each table stands on its own, so you can use them wherever you need them. Dimensions of the largest table are 22-3/4″W x 15-1/8″D x 18-1/2″H.
LANE PERCEPTION DOUBLE CABINET | $465 Stylish cabinet from Lane Furniture’s 1960s Perception series features that line’s signature basket weave detail. It’s finished on all sides and has double doors that open to a large compartment with a half-depth shelf. Dimensions are 30″W x 17-3/4″D x 22″H.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see these in the store, contact us via email or Facebook private message. 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. The seats are freshly upholstered in durable and design-appropriate black fabric. Original maker tags under the frames. These chairs may be purchased separately.
CUSTOM BENCH WITH VINTAGE FABRIC UPHOLSTERY | $465 We’re proud to exclusively offer made-in-Minnesota ottomans and benches from Love & Upholstery. Each piece is made using high-quality fabrics and frames. The Right Angles bench features vintage geometric fabric in blues and gray and is perched on steel hairpin legs. Dimensions are 48″L x 16″D x 22″H.
MID-CENTURY WALNUT QUADRUPLE CREDENZA | $1,495 Powerfully built walnut credenza featuring four banks of drawers suspended from a cantilevered top and external ladder legs. The back is as impressive to look at as the front, with four individual walnut panels that have curved edges. Original solid brass drawer pulls. Although this was built by Standard Furniture for office use, it can work in many settings: as a credenza for your home entertainment set up, as a dining room sideboard or even as a bedroom dresser. This piece is fully restored and the walnut has complex figuring. Dimensions are 81″L x 19″D x 29″H.
REVITALIZED SELIG LOUNGE CHAIR | $695 We gave this mid-century lounge chair a new lease on life, rescuing the well-built frame and ditching the worn out fabric and fill. We upholstered it in an intricately woven, linen-like fabric that’s soft to the touch. The chair has a low profile and slightly deeper seat. All the better for extended lounging.
LANE RHYTHM WALNUT COFFEE TABLE | $445 Coffee tables from Lane Furniture’s Rhythm series are one of our most popular offerings. The lines are simple, the walnut is high-quality and the construction is strong. This coffee table is a classic and works with many decor styles. Dimensions are 58″L x 19″W x 14.5″H.
We have coordinating Lane Rhythm accent tables available in the store. Visit us to see them all.
LANE RHYTHM DRUM ACCENT TABLE-CABINET | $325 You get extra mileage from your furniture when you can use one piece for multiple purposes. This smart walnut accent table from Lane Furniture’s Rhythm series offers a generous surface for a lamp, reading materials and beverages with a double-door cabinet base. Dimensions are 27″ diameter x 20″ high.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this, please give us 24-48 hours to bring it into the store. FRANK LIGTELIJN GLOBE FLOOR LAMP FOR RAAK | $895 Leftfield lighting from the 1960s courtesy of designer Frank Ligtelijn. This vintage floor lamp was produced by RAAK in The Netherlands and features a smoked glass globe that rests in a chrome-plated steel frame. The Cyclops-like globe can be aimed in multiple directions, and the lamp height is adjustable from approximately 50″ to 70″. All original wiring with floor switch is in excellent condition.
AMERICAN OF MARTINSVILLE ACCENT TABLES | $495 PAIR If you’re not giving accent tables a lot of consideration as you design your room, you need to have a look at this distinctive pair and think again. Made by American of Martinsville in all walnut and featuring solid wood bowtie drawer pulls, these tables can add subtle style to your space. Freshly restored. Dimensions are 22″W x 27″D x 19-1/2″H.
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. It is without flaws. Dimensions are 44″ diameter x 25-1/4″ high.
NORMAN CHERNER WALNUT + LEATHER CHAIRS | $795 PAIR Norman Cherner designed dining chairs made by Plycraft. Layered and bent walnut frames with black leather seats and backrests. These chairs have been cleaned but are unrestored. Available as a pair.
JANE & GORDON MARTZ WALNUT FLOOR LAMP | $695 Exceptional solid walnut floor lamp designed by Jane and Gordon Martz for Marshall Studios. Features a round disc base with an inverse bow and gently tapered stem. Three-way light socket. Overall height with shade is 58″.
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. There are multiple dining sets ready for restoration, including teak and walnut options with four, six or eight chairs. You also can buy select tables and sets of chairs à la carte. 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.
BORGE MOGENSEN MODEL 122 DINING CHAIRS | $2,495 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.
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.
ARTHUR UMANOFF STYLE CHAIRS | $445 SET OF 4 Set of four Arthur Umanoff style chairs circa 1950s made of birch slats with black wrought-iron frames. The frames are freshly re-lacquered, and the seats and backs have a clear lacquer finish in excellent condition.
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.
ELEGANT GLASS + BRASS MID-CENTURY SERVING TROLLEY | $495 Gorgeous serving cart that channels the elegance of a mid-century period cocktail party. Features a brass-plated frame with teak posts and handle. The real showstoppers are the two glass surfaces, with elaborate patterns in real gold foil and green.
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. 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 yet still packed with style. The top and lower levels have upward curving edges, and the distance between them leaves ample space for tall items below. It all rolls smoothly on brass and hard rubber casters. The official Danish Furniture Control stamp is embossed underneath. Dimensions are 29-1/4″L x 17-1/4″D x 24-1/4″H.
Bedroom dressers, chests and nightstands are popular year-round, and we add new pieces every week. Look for more bedroom furniture options in the FRESH + FEATURED section at the top of the page.
DILLINGHAM ‘ESPRIT’ TRIPLE DRESSER | $1,095 Dillingham tapped designer Merton Gershun in the mid-1960s to create its Esprit line of furniture. In the promotional brochure for the collection, Dillingham touted it as an example of “classic simplicity and refined good taste.” Made of American walnut with black accents to give it a sleek modern look and strong horizontal profile. Restored with a multi-layer walnut oil finish. Dimensions are 72″L x 19″D x 30″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.
SOFAS | CHAIRS | BENCHES | OTTOMANS
REVIVED DANISH-STYLE LOUNGE CHAIR | $445 Sitting down can be fun when the chair you choose is this lively. We restored this mid-century lounge chair by refinishing the frame to tease out the previously hidden wood grain. Then we added all new cushions with a burst of retro pop art design.
MID-CENTURY SLIPPER CHAIRS WITH A MODERN POP | $595 EACH We rescued a pair of well-built slipper chairs and gave them a modern pop. The fresh upholstery looks like pop beads in plum, raspberry, gold and taupe on a cream background. Full-sized frames make these chairs comfortable for a long visit.
RETRO BARREL CHAIR IN NEW-OLD UPHOLSTERY | $445 Retro channel back barrel chair freshly reupholstered in new vintage fabric: coral 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.
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.
VINTAGE MODERN WALNUT FRAME CUBE CHAIRS | $195 EACH Enjoy compact but comfortable seating in these walnut frame cube chairs with brown heathered upholstery. They’re perfect for small living spaces, as an accent piece in a bedroom or guest room, and even in a home office (or “real” office). Restored frames with a walnut oil finish and immaculate upholstery.
CREDENZAS + DESKS + SHELVING
ASIAN STYLED TRIPLE CREDENZA-SIDEBOARD | $995 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.
72″ WALNUT CREDENZA BY JASPER OFFICE FURNITURE | $995 This walnut Jasper Office Furniture credenza offers versatile storage – and lots of it. There’s 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. Dimensions are 72″L x 21″D x 29-1/4″H.
JENS RISOM DESIGN WALNUT BOOKCASE | $1,495 Fully 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.
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″.
MADE IN MINNESOTA LP CABINETS | $500 EACH In keeping with our commitment to local artisans and artists, we’re pleased to introduce these specially commissioned cabinets from Minneapolis-based Hossle Woodworks.
They’ve been designed – and sized – specifically to house LPs, and can hold about 140 standard records in sleeves. They’re constructed of walnut-faced plywood with exposed edges, exposed edge legs and rabbet joints. They have a boiled linseed oil finish with a lacquer top coat. Two cabinets available now. Dimensions are 27-1/4″W x 14″D x 21-7/8″H.
DOUBLE DOOR BOOKCASE WITH BEVELED GLASS | $895 This all wood bookcase has timeless style. It’s tall and stately with a simple, modern profile and double doors with panes of beveled glass. Inside are five fixed shelves, spaced wide enough for larger sized books or LPs. Walnut finish on solid pecan. Dimensions are 32″W x 14″D x 78-1/2″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.
COFFEE | ACCENT TABLES
LANE ACCLAIM EXTRA-LONG COFFEE TABLE | $695 Double your pleasure with the extra-long version of the popular Lane Acclaim coffee table. The combination of walnut and fruit wood, plus that famous dovetail design, make this one for the ages (but made in 1960). Fully restored and in tip-top condition. Measures 70″L x 18″D x 12-1/2″H.
DANISH TEAK COFFEE TABLE: GEORGE TANIER SELECTION | $1,095 Finely crafted teak coffee table made by Sibast Møbler. Made in Denmark and imported to North America as part of the George Tanier Selection. The top appears to float above the recessed base, has flared edges along its length and is rounded at the corners. The base is classic Danish style with tapered round legs and supports that reach up to – but don’t touch – the tabletop. Dimensions are 60″L x 22″D x 17.25″H.
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.
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. Restored in a rich walnut finish. Measures 70”L x 18”D x 13-1/2”H.
1965 LANE FURNITURE COFFEE TABLE | $195 You’ll love the simple lines of this coffee table made in 1965 by Lane Furniture. But you’ll appreciate the faux slate laminate top that’s easy to maintain and looks great. Walnut side panels and trim. Dimensions are 56″L x 22-5/8″D x 15″H.
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.
TWO-TIER CONSOLE-COFFEE TABLE | $295 If you’re looking for a versatile – maybe even a little unconventional – accent table, this unusual two-tier table is worth consideration. Use it as a coffee table, end table, bedside table or console table. It also makes a great base for a compact entertainment or stereo system. Solid wood frame fully restored and two surfaces with new white laminate tops. Dimensions are 30-3/4″L x 22″D x 19″H to the top tier and 12″H to the lower tier.
ACCENT FURNITURE | LIGHTING
VINTAGE + MODERN LIGHTING COLLECTION Never underestimate the importance of good lighting in your space. It’s not just practical; it also adds style and texture. 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, chrome, 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. Plus, we feature original lampshades and pendants designed and made by our partner ModiLumi.
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:
ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING – LUCIA STERN | $995 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.
MID-CENTURY SUNBURST IRON + BRASS WALL SCULPTURE | $595 When you need a burst of warm sunshine in the winter, this mid-century vintage wall sculpture will never let you down. The spiked circular burst is made of iron, and it’s adorned with a flock of 16 brass birds. Has a built-in hook for hanging. Measures 32″ in diameter.
1971 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. Dated 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.
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, 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 24-48 hours to bring it into the store.
GEORGE KOVACS WHITE TULIP TORCHIERE | $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.