Mid-century Meets Modern Designs In This Upcoming Vintage Auction

Take a sneak peek into the exquisite, limited edition mid-century pieces you can bid for and add to your home.

With much time on our hands during this quarantine, some of us decluttered or reconstructed our homes. Others redesigned, moving or acquiring new furniture and decor to renew the energy in the house. If you are still looking for unique pieces to liven up your space, browse through and bid for the limited edition mid-century modern furniture in Midcentury Manila’s upcoming auction. Partnering with Leon Gallery and CWC Interiors, the auction features an impressive selection of iconic vintage pieces. From fashion, watches, artworks, to antiques, “Vintages” offers unparalleled designs that make your home truly one-of-a-kind.

Scroll below to see some of the pieces you must bid for.

50th anniversary Verner Panton Chrome.


A mark of excellent craftsmanship, this Panton S Chair was first designed in 1967. However, the successful, scratch-resistant set came to life in 2018 with only 666 units around the world. The impressive mirror-life effect is possible with the tedious layering of heavy chrome, varnished to produce a stunning shine.

The bidding of the Panton S Chair starts at PHP 45,000.

LEFT: Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen Egg Chair and Ottoman. RIGHT: Kenneth Cobonpue Yoda – Easy Chair in Red.

The lovely red hue of the Egg Chair and Ottoman makes for an eye-catching pop of color in a modern home. Similarly, the blood-red Yoda chair of Kenneth Cobonpue was designed with the nature of the rattan vine in mind. Simple and practical, the chair can add playful energy amid a nature-inspired house.

The bidding of the Egg Chair and Ottoman starts at PHP 90,000, while the Yoda Chair starts at PHP 3,000.

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Hans Olsen for Bramin – Danish Teak Credenza.


The straight lines and sharp edges of the Danish Teak Credenza compliment its rounded legs well. Together with its spacious storage and lovely wood finish, the sideboard would go well with almost any theme of the dining area. As it is neutral in color, one can easily place and highlight different bold and dramatic decor on top of it.

The bidding of the teak credenza starts at PHP 45,000.

Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller – Vintage Eames 670 & 671, Lounge Chair & Ottoman.

Lounge chair

The Eamses’ crafted a modern interpretation of a 19th-century club chair and the design has been iconic since then. With its comfortable cushion, light materials, and ample proportions, it is no question this chair achieved the status of a classic in modern furniture.

The bidding of the lounge chair starts at PHP 70,000.

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LEFT: Robert Sonneman Orbiter Floor Lamp. RIGHT: Murano Table Lamp.


Any enthusiast of modern furniture is familiar with the distinctive award-winning design of Robert Sonneman’s orbiter lamps. With its clean lines, contemporary form, and minimalist structure, this particular floor lamp values function as well as it can be easily moved to one’s liking. On the other hand, the Murano table lamp speaks of utter elegance with its delicate leaf-shaped glass cover. The exquisite design adds an air of refinement to any room.

The bidding of the orbiter lamp starts at PHP 15,000, while the table lamp starts at PHP 10,000.

George Nelson for Herman Miller – Herringbone Stripe Paul Smith On Nelson Marshmallow Sofa.


Britain’s foremost designer Paul Smith collaborated with Maharam Textiles for Herman Miller to construct such a formal yet lovely modern sofa. The distinct stripes stitched over George Nelson’s Marshmallow Sofa create a stellar piece. The structure of the circular cushions alone is unique, thrusting to stand as a ‘centerpiece’ in the living room.

The bidding of the sofa starts at PHP 70,000.

To view the entire catalog, visit Leon Gallery’s website. For more information, follow Midcentury Manila’s Instagram.

Photos from Leon Gallery and Midcentury Manila.

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