Mid-Century Modern Accessories & Decor


Seth Thomas Flip Clock

Update: Speaking of timepieces, BoomerangThang submitted this fine Seth Thomas (“ America’s oldest clockmaker ”) specimen to our photo group today.

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Modern Staunton Chess Set by Arthur Elliott for Anri

This set, also by Arthur Elliott, is no less remarkable than the Universum from November, but it’s certainly different. ... The details on this set are clearly driving up its value, from the felt-footed pieces with contrasting wood inlay to the heavy box with soft flocked lined interior and hinged lid.

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Yokomono Studio

Beautiful patterns make for beautiful bags, pillows, and coasters at Yokomono Studio . Via Modish .

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Salt and Pepper Shakers

“ salt and pepper shakers ”, recently submitted to our photo group . ... bought these in Saugatuck, Michigan at a great retro shop called Swell Times...they remind me of somthing Jonathan Adler would do but these are vintage...

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Universum Chess Set by Arthur Elliott for Anri, Italy

All the pieces have felt lined bottoms and are so unusual and intricate, yet a joy to handle and use (we personally obtained this same set many years ago and would not part with it at any price). When you unlatch the brass hasp and open the box you will find a removable wood top tray that contains half of the pieces, each situated within its own divided custom crafted section.

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Owl Bank

On eBay for $50, a pottery bank from Sweden. 4½×4½ inches.

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Hula Wallpaper by Barbara Hulanicki

The lamp is an FL/Y by Ferruccio Laviani for Kartell. ... I'll have to do a special post on this classic soon.

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Peter Pepper Clock

Found on eBay: Peter Pepper Clock Mid century modern vintage wall clock by Peter Pepper Products. ... Aesthetically pleasing, a couple of minor flea bites to the white finish as pictured and minor scuff marks to the orange finish, pictured as well.

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Eames RAR Rocker and Modernpast Terrarium

“ rock my little world. ”, recently submitted to our photo group by sfgirlbybay The keen-eyed sfgirlbybay captured this wonderful terrarium that I've ogled many times at the excellent Modernpast in San Francisco's charming Glen Park neighborhood. I think I've just reached my max adjectives per sentence.

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Red-Orange Vases

There’s a reason the color, which I often refer to as “tomato”, is the accent hue of this blog.

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Glass by Anna Torfs

Cutting through the object like an anatomist, reveals layer after layer to show how an object is built. These unconventional cutting techniques also reveal the contrast between the vibrant center and the sober “skin” of her objects.

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Mid-Century Modern Classics in Miniature

True to the original pieces in structure and materials, the miniatures are precision-crafted, making them a thoughtful gift for a furniture lover or design professional. ...They not only fulfil the financial purpose of contributing to the Museum's budget, but also serve as ideal demonstration pieces within the context of academic studies or skilled trades.

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