A little more on this ...

Looking at the words used to describe your item is always a good start ... but be cautious.

You can’t always trust the manufacturer or retailers description whether something is traditional mid century or something else. They may not know - or care – what these terms mean generally or to you. 

More on this:  What does Mid-Century Modern Mean to You!?

Still, this is a good place to get started check first to see how The item you’re interested in is described as you start your process