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Designer, Frederic Weinberg, chairs, metal and wood,

Walked away from these once because I'm out of room.

Something about them haunted me to go back and buy them. So I did. 


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Arthur Umanoff

Arthur Umanoff Stacking Tables

Found at of all places-a barn sale out in the prairies of Illinois.

Two (wish they had more) Arthur Umanoff stacking tables.

Ficks Reed, John Wisner, John B. Salterini Co.

Newspaper Article The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (1954)


Cherner Chair

Cherner Chair

Last week on Monday, I saw a photo of a Mid-Century modern chair that would be sold Tuesday night at a local auction house. There was no description, but I recognized it as something really good.

Thomas Newhouse C.1990'S

Thomas Newhouse C.1990's

Thomas Newhouse  C.1990's

Maker:Herman Miller

Designer:Thomas Newhouse

Type:Homeoffice Desk

Material:Cherry Wood

Era:Post Moderism



Daystrom Dinette Table Chairs MidCentury 1940s
Daystrom Dinette Set: Chromium Plate and Velvet Upholstery

I used to have a little red Daystrom table exactly like this one, and put them together, open up the leaves on both tables, and scrunch up a whole bunch of chairs, for dinner parties, back in the 1

David Rowland

David Rowland

David Rowland

Designer:David Rowland

Type:40/4 stackable chair




Original or Reproduction: Original


Herman A. Sperlich

Herman A. Sperlich

Herman A. Sperlich For IronRite-USA


Designer:Herman A. Sperlich

Maker: IronRite Ironer Co.

Origin of Country:Detroit,Mich-USA

Era:Art Deco