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Bentwood Bamboo Chairs
Located in Great Barrington, MA
A wonderful stylish pair of painted bamboo side chairs. Seat cushions covered in cotton zebra fabric. Paint has been mostly worn off leaving wonderful patina combining the rustic and...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

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Cotton, Bamboo

  • Bentwood Bamboo Chairs
  • Bentwood Bamboo Chairs
  • Bentwood Bamboo Chairs
  • Bentwood Bamboo Chairs
H 34.5 in. W 18.25 in. D 19.5 in.
Rare Pair of Harvey Probber Sling Chair, circa 1948
By Harvey Probber
Located in St. Louis, MO
Rare pair of Harvey Probber sling chairs. This design was selected for by the Museum of Modern Art in 1948 for their good design exhibit. Bentwood frame with new chocolate brown velv...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Slipper Chairs

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Upholstery, Bentwood

Pair of Vintage Midcentury Bentwood and Cane Chairs 1950s Post War Modern
By Frits Henningsen, Rud Rasmussen, John Stuart
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
Beautiful and rare pair of 1950s bentwood and cane armchairs, very good & 100% authentic condition. The cane is perfect, overall a beautiful condition. Post War modern chairs were pu...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Cane, Wood

Vittorio Nobili for Fratelli Tagliabue Medea Desk Chair, Italy, 1950s
By Vittorio Nobili
Located in London, GB
An original Vittorio Nobili Medea office or desk chair with rare swivel base, for Fratelli Tagliabue, Italy, 1950s. In original condition. Unmarked. This version has had later wheels...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Desk Chair
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Sleek vintage modern bentwood rolling desk chair featured in rich teak wood grain made in Norway. Please confirm item location (NY or NJ).  
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Wood

  • Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Desk Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Desk Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Desk Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Desk Chair
H 33 in. W 16.5 in. D 16 in.
Mid-Century Modern Sculptural Bentwood Rocking Art Chair
By Sam Maloof
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Sculptural rocking chair in the Sam Maloof style, circa 1970s Not marked or signed however you can tell it was created by a master carpenter. Made of bent white oak with pegged jo...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Oak

Bentwood Rocking Chair by Moveis Cimo Mid-Century Modern
By Moveis Cimo
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Bentwood Rocking chair by Moveis Cimo.
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20th Century Brazilian Rocking Chairs

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Bentwood

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Black Thonet Bentwood and Vinyl Chairs
By Thonet
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome pair of Thonet bentwood Mid-Century Modern chairs in black with black vinyl upholstery. They are in good vintage condition. The vinyl does have a few cuts and nicks. The bla...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

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Bentwood, Faux Leather

Pair of Classic Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Lounge Chairs by Thonet
By Thonet, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Buffalo, NY
Pair of Classic Mid-Century Modern bentwood lounge chairs by Thonet, stunning lines, extremely comfortable, rare high back version, retain original finish, well worn finish, leaving ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Bentwood, Naugahyde

Brazilian Bentwood Lounge Chair by Moveis Cimo Mid-Century Modern
By Moveis Cimo
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Brazilian Bentwood lounge chair by Moveis Cimo Mid-Century Modern.
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20th Century Brazilian Lounge Chairs

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Bentwood

Carlo Ratti Original Chairs Mid-Century Bentwood Italian Design
By Carlo Ratti
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Carlo Ratti original chairs Mid-Century bentwood Italian Design.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Aluminum

Set of Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Dining Chairs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish set of Scandinavian style dining chairs features vinyl seats, hardwood frames, and clean modern design. Simple yet comfortable midcentury chairs make a unique addition t...
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Faux Leather, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Teak Side Chair by Kodawood
By Seymour James Wiener, Kodawood
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This unique sculptural modern side chair features the Mid-Century Modern design of Seymour James Weiner for the Kodawood Company. Perfect swivel seat for home or business use as desk...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

Vintage Thonet Bentwood Austrian Mid-Century Modern Rocker Rocking Chair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Thonet Bentwood Austrian Mid-Century Modern Rocker rocking chair. Item features cane back and seat, bentwood frame, great style and form. Circa Mid 20th Century. Measurements...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Cane, Beech

Vintage Pair of Thonet-Style Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Folding Chairs c. 1960s
Located in Shippensburg, PA
This is such a fun pair of bentwood chairs, crafted in the manner of Thonet during the third quarter of the 20th century and executed with fine attention to detail. The hooped arm ra...
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Vintage 1960s Romanian Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

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Canvas, Bentwood

Thonet Beech Bentwood Chairs, Made in Mid-20th Century, Set of 8
By Thonet
Located in Madrid, ES
Set of eight Thonet beech bentwood chairs, made in mid-20th century.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Bentwood

Thonet Beech Bentwood Chairs, Made in Mid-20th Century, Set of 4
By Thonet
Located in Madrid, ES
Set of four Thonet beech bentwood chairs, made in mid-20th century.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Bentwood

Mid-Century Modern Paul McCobb 1535 Style Bentwood Dining Chair
By Paul McCobb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This uniquely shaped dining chair features bentwood seat back, sturdy cast iron frame, and vintage upholstery. Mid-Century style perfect for occasional or side seating for home or of...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

After Carlo Ratti Mid-Century Modern Italian Bentwood Chairs, 1950s
By Carlo Ratti
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
Four original chairs in curved multilayer teak and beech wood, mid-century Italian design in the Carlo Ratti style. " If you like it please make your offer and we will evaluate it, ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Teak

Mid-Century Modern Cane Bentwood Cantilever Dining Chair in the Style of Thonet
By Thonet
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Lovely cane seat and back dining chair in the style of Thonet. Chrome cantilever base and cane webbed seat and backrest. Wonderful condition with only one slight sign of wear at the ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Italian Wrought Iron Hairpin Leg Bentwood Accent Side Chair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Mid-Century Modern Italian wrought iron hairpin leg bentwood accent side chair. Item features bentwood seat, slat back, wrought iron frame, hairpin legs, very nice vintage item, clea...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

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Iron

Set of Eight Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Thonet Dining Chairs or Cafe Chairs
By Thonet
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A complete set of 8 vintage dining chairs made in Poland c.1950's. They feature bentwood frames with red naugahyde seat cushion. Nice vintage condition and ready to use.
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Vintage 1950s Polish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Naugahyde, Wood

Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Arm/ Desk Chair in Silver Sharkskin Upholstery
Located in New York, NY
This chair feature a ebonized walnut bentwood arms design with tapered legs. They have been newly reupholstered in a silver sharkskin metallic silk/wool blend fabric. This is a fine ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut

Mid Century George Mulhauser Walnut Bentwood Sultana Scroll Chair
By George Mulhauser
Located in West Hartford, CT
Fabulous iconic sculptural chair with scrolled walnut bentwood arms and black leather seat. Chair swivels 360 degrees. Designed by George Mulhauser for Plycraft, circa 1950s.
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Leather, Walnut

Danish Modern Bentwood Rocking Chair
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This vintage modern rocking chair features stylish bentwood frame and incredibly comfortable leather seating. Quality mid-century modern design makes an impressive seating option for...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Leather, Wood

  • Danish Modern Bentwood Rocking Chair
  • Danish Modern Bentwood Rocking Chair
  • Danish Modern Bentwood Rocking Chair
  • Danish Modern Bentwood Rocking Chair
H 36 in. W 28.5 in. D 40 in.
Midcentury Set of Bentwood Chairs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Bentwood seats on polished chrome bases. Strong and comfortable. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dealer).  
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Bentwood

  • Midcentury Set of Bentwood Chairs
  • Midcentury Set of Bentwood Chairs
  • Midcentury Set of Bentwood Chairs
  • Midcentury Set of Bentwood Chairs
H 32 in. W 18.5 in. D 19 in.
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Chairs in the Style of Norman Cherner
By Norman Cherner
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This pair of mid century chairs in the style of Norman Cherner feature a bentwood design, original vinyl upholstered seat backs, and black painted tapered legs which offer a modern a...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

Eight Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Stackable Dining Chairs 40/4 by David Rowland
By David Rowland
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A simple and stackable modern set of dining chairs designed by David Rowland. These feature heavy chrome plated steel bases, with bent plywood formed seats. Price includes set of eig...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Rare Pair 1950s "Farfalla" Designer Danish Bentwood Billund Chair
By Hans Olsen
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Rare pair 1950s " farfalla " designer Danish bentwood side chair are constructed using the traditional moulded plywood form technique. This pair side chair are constructed using a b...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Walnut

Beech Bentwood Chair from Thonet, 1950s
By Thonet
Located in Prague 8, CZ
This chair was made by Thonet in the former Czechoslovakia in the 1950s. It is interesting that the chairs are marked with both Thonet (by embossing of the brand under the seats), as...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Scandinavian Modern Chairs

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Beech, Bentwood

  • Beech Bentwood Chair from Thonet, 1950s
  • Beech Bentwood Chair from Thonet, 1950s
  • Beech Bentwood Chair from Thonet, 1950s
  • Beech Bentwood Chair from Thonet, 1950s
H 30.32 in. W 15.36 in. D 15.75 in.
Mid Century Danish Teak Roped Bentwood Dining Side Chair
Located in La Grange, IL
Mid century Danish teak roped bentwood dining side chair Chair measures: 17 wide x 16 deep x 30.5 high, with a seat height of 17.5 inches All pieces of furniture can be had in w...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Teak

Salvatore Leone Thonet Style Mid Century Bentwood & Cane Dining Chairs, Set of 6
By Thonet, Salvatore Leone
Located in La Grange, IL
Salvatore Leone Thonet style Mid Century bentwood and cane dining chairs - set of 6. Each chair measures: 20 wide x 21 deep x 32 high, with a seat height of 18 inches All pieces of ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Cane, Bentwood

Set of Four Midcentury Ebonized Bentwood Chairs
Located in Troy, MI
Found in England, this set of circa 1960s bentwood armchairs were professionally ebonized and reupholstered in a gray chenille velvet. Unknown maker. Sold and priced as a set of four...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Bentwood, Upholstery

Pair of Danish Modern Bentwood 1950s Lounge Chairs by Hans Olsen
By Hans Olsen
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Denmark Designer: Hans Olsen Manufacturer: Bramin Era: 1960s Materials: Bent Ply, Wool Condition: Frames are in good original condition. Original wool is worn with som...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Bentwood

Single Bentwood Side Chair
By Norman Cherner
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern chair in bentwood teak. In the style of Norman Cherner. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dealer).  
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

  • Single Bentwood Side Chair
  • Single Bentwood Side Chair
  • Single Bentwood Side Chair
  • Single Bentwood Side Chair
H 32 in. W 18 in. D 16 in.
Bentwood Stendig Thonet Chairs
By Charles Stendig
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Bentwood Stendig Thonet chairs.
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Bentwood

  • Bentwood Stendig Thonet Chairs
  • Bentwood Stendig Thonet Chairs
  • Bentwood Stendig Thonet Chairs
  • Bentwood Stendig Thonet Chairs
H 31 in. W 21.5 in. D 22.5 in.
Illums Bolighus Bentwood Chair
By Illums Bolighus
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern Danish chair from Illums Bolighus, featuring strong steam formed one-piece seat and back set on sturdy metal legs. Well-made Danish design with a modern flair. ...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Wood

  • Illums Bolighus Bentwood Chair
  • Illums Bolighus Bentwood Chair
  • Illums Bolighus Bentwood Chair
  • Illums Bolighus Bentwood Chair
H 31 in. W 14 in. D 16 in.
Vintage Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair
By Thonet
Located in Esperance, NY
Great clean line signed thonet rocker.
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Bentwood

  • Vintage Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair
  • Vintage Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair
  • Vintage Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair
  • Vintage Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair
H 32 in. W 18 in. D 34.25 in.
1940s Bentwood Thonet Dining Chairs Set 4 New York Vintage Mid-Century Art Deco
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Washington, DC
These are 4 all original chairs, and are presented in unrestored condition. These will need to be recovered two chairs have rips to the very old vinyl coverings. Reminiscent of the f...
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Vintage 1940s American Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Bentwood

Vintage Bentwood Chair Ton, Czechoslovakia
Located in Praha, CZ
- 1992 - maker: TON Bystrice pod Hostýnem - made of bent beechwood, fabric - refurbished - reupholstered - very good condition.
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1990s Czech Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Beech

  • Vintage Bentwood Chair Ton, Czechoslovakia
  • Vintage Bentwood Chair Ton, Czechoslovakia
  • Vintage Bentwood Chair Ton, Czechoslovakia
  • Vintage Bentwood Chair Ton, Czechoslovakia
H 29.14 in. W 22.05 in. D 18.51 in.
1960s Thon/Thonet Bentwood Lounge Chair
By Thonet
Located in Praha, CZ
This chair was made in Czech Republic during 1960s by Thon company (before Thonet). Legs and bentwood armrests are made from beech wood and have been re-polished. Good original fa...
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Fabric, Beech, Bentwood

  • 1960s Thon/Thonet Bentwood Lounge Chair
  • 1960s Thon/Thonet Bentwood Lounge Chair
  • 1960s Thon/Thonet Bentwood Lounge Chair
  • 1960s Thon/Thonet Bentwood Lounge Chair
H 33.08 in. W 23.63 in. D 29.53 in.
Vintage Bentwood Chair Ton, Czechoslovakia
Located in Praha, CZ
- 1992 - maker: TON Bystrice pod Hostýnem - made of bent beechwood, fabric - refurbished - reupholstered - very good condition.
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1990s Czech Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Beech

  • Vintage Bentwood Chair Ton, Czechoslovakia
  • Vintage Bentwood Chair Ton, Czechoslovakia
  • Vintage Bentwood Chair Ton, Czechoslovakia
  • Vintage Bentwood Chair Ton, Czechoslovakia
H 29.14 in. W 22.05 in. D 18.51 in.
Thonet Bentwood Red and Black Lacquered Modernist Desk Chair
By Thonet
Located in Westport, CT
Thonet bentwood vintage red and black lacquered plywood inspired by Eames DCW desk/dining chair, great form and comfort.
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Bentwood

Pair of Bentwood Thonet Chairs Design Hanno Von Gustedt
By Hanno von Gustedt, Thonet
Located in Halluin, FR
Rare pair of Thonet chairs design by Hanno Von Gustedt between the 1960s and 1970s. The Famous House, of international fame, was founded in 1819 by Mickael Thonet. In 1859 he indu...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Bentwood, Velvet

Medea Chairs Bentwood Velvet Foam Metal Rod, 1960s
By Vittorio Nobili
Located in Milano, IT
Pair of chairs, bentwood, foam padding, velvet upholstery, metal rod legs.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

  • Medea Chairs Bentwood Velvet Foam Metal Rod, 1960s
  • Medea Chairs Bentwood Velvet Foam Metal Rod, 1960s
  • Medea Chairs Bentwood Velvet Foam Metal Rod, 1960s
  • Medea Chairs Bentwood Velvet Foam Metal Rod, 1960s
H 32.68 in. W 18.71 in. D 22.25 in.
Pair of Bentwood Office Chairs in Subtle New Mohair
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Pair of bentwood office chairs in subtle new Mohair with new seat and backing.
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Bentwood

Two Old Folding Chairs in Bentwood Italy 1950s Curved Wood
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Two old folding chairs in bentwood Italy 1950s curved wood.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Bentwood

Mid-Century Modern, 1960, Retro Danish Ingmar Relling Siesta Lounge Chair
By Ingmar Relling, Westnofa Furniture
Located in Cowthorpe, North Yorkshire
1960 retro vintage original Scandinavian Ingmar Relling designed bentwood chair covered in a lovely retro leather Chair dimensions (approximate), seat height 38cm, back height 94c...
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Mid-20th Century Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Bentwood

Thonet 209 , Pair of Cane and Bentwood Chairs after Thonet
By Thonet
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
Pair of chairs after Thonet, from the years between 1955-1965. 209 Thonet Chair They are in very very good condition, they are hardly used, almost like new This is Le Corbusier's f...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Cane, Bentwood

Pair of Cane and Bentwood Chairs after Thonet 209, 1950s
By Thonet
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
Pair of chairs after Thonet, from the years between 1955-1965. This is Le Corbusier's favorite chair and one of the favorite designs of architects and designers. Unfortunately it h...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Cane, Bentwood

Italian Modern Bentwood Armchairs w/ ottoman
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful pair of bentwood armchairs comes with matching ottomans feature the stylish comfort mid-century design is so well-known for. Unique bentwood construction makes this a ...
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

20th Century White Patina Bentwood Rocking Chair Thonet Style
By Thonet
Located in Miami, FL
20th century white patina bentwood rocking chair Thonet style.
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20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

Materials

Bentwood

Thonet Bentwood Cane Rocking Chair, 1920s
By Michael Thonet
Located in Modena, IT
Chair rocking chair, designed by the designer and cabinetmaker Micheal Thonet with structure bentwood and back and seat in cane, 1920s. Please note that the item is original of the ...
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Vintage 1920s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Bentwood, Cane

  • Thonet Bentwood Cane Rocking Chair, 1920s
  • Thonet Bentwood Cane Rocking Chair, 1920s
  • Thonet Bentwood Cane Rocking Chair, 1920s
  • Thonet Bentwood Cane Rocking Chair, 1920s
H 40.16 in. W 20.87 in. D 42.13 in.
Set of 6 Oak Bentwood Mid Century Dining Chairs Rud Thygesen & Johnny Sorensen
By Rud Thygesen and Johnny Sorensen, Magnus Olesen
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous set of Mid century oak dining conference chairs that stack. Flared bentwood arms created out of white oak and upholstered in a blue knoll like fabric. Designed by Rud Thyges...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Oak

Midcentury Bentwood Rocking Chair from TON, 1960s
By Thonet
Located in Praha, CZ
Midcentury rocking chair made of bentwood by TON from 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

Materials

Bentwood

  • Midcentury Bentwood Rocking Chair from TON, 1960s
  • Midcentury Bentwood Rocking Chair from TON, 1960s
  • Midcentury Bentwood Rocking Chair from TON, 1960s
  • Midcentury Bentwood Rocking Chair from TON, 1960s
H 37.8 in. W 20.48 in. D 42.52 in.
1960s Frantisek Jirak Bentwood Lounge Chairs, Set of 2
By Frantisek Jirak
Located in Praha, CZ
- Made in Czechoslovakia - Good original condition - Wooden parts have been repolished.
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Bentwood

1960s Thon/Thonet Bentwood Lounge Chair, Set of 2
By Thonet
Located in Praha, CZ
This chair was made in Czech Republic during 1960s by Thon company (before Thonet). Legs and bentwood armrests are made from beech wood and have been repolished. The fabric uphols...
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Fabric, Bentwood, Beech

  • 1960s Thon/Thonet Bentwood Lounge Chair, Set of 2
  • 1960s Thon/Thonet Bentwood Lounge Chair, Set of 2
  • 1960s Thon/Thonet Bentwood Lounge Chair, Set of 2
  • 1960s Thon/Thonet Bentwood Lounge Chair, Set of 2
H 31.5 in. W 22.84 in. D 22.84 in.
Set of Three Pierre Guariche "Tonneau" Bentwood Chairs for Steiner Edition, 1954
By Steiner, Pierre Guariche
Located in Brussels, BE
All-original bent plywood Tonneau chairs by Pierre Guariche, Edition Steiner, 1954. Early years Pierre Guariche was born in 1926, son of a family of Parisian goldsmiths. He stu...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Bentwood

Pair of Midcentury Bentwood Chairs Carlo Ratti for Legni Curvi, Italy, 1950s
By Carlo Ratti
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
Two beautiful original Carlo Ratti bentwood chairs, manufactured by his company Industria Legni Curvati, based in Lissone, Milan. New upholstered with a two-tone fabric.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Bentwood

Helge Sibast “No. 8” Danish Mid-Century Modern Spindle Back Armchair
By Sibast, Helge Sibast
Located in Shippensburg, PA
Designed by Helge Sibast in 1953, the Sibast No. 8 exhibits a distinctly original scissor form with a cantilevered seat; the steam bent laminated armchair curves around the sitter, s...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Teak, Bentwood

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Bentwood Mid Century Modern Chair For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic bentwood mid century modern chair available at 1stDibs. A bentwood mid century modern chair — often made from wood, bentwood and fabric — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without a bentwood mid century modern chair — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A bentwood mid century modern chair is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Hollywood Regency styles are sought with frequency. A well-made bentwood mid century modern chair has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Thonet, Ingmar Relling and Plycraft are consistently popular.

How Much is a Bentwood Mid Century Modern Chair?

A bentwood mid century modern chair can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,179, while the lowest priced sells for $132 and the highest can go for as much as $90,000.

A Close Look at mid-century-modern Furniture

Organically-shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe mid-century modern American furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale, in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century designers caught the spirit.

Classically-oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb — who designed holistic groups of sleek, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern American furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality antique and vintage seating cannot be overstated.

Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other lounge furniture — since what were, quite literally, the early perches of our ancestors — has evolved considerably.

Among the earliest standard seating furniture were stools. Egyptian stools, for example, designed for one person with no seat back, were x-shaped and typically folded to be tucked away. These rudimentary chairs informed the design of Greek and Roman stools, all of which were a long way from Sori Yanagi's Butterfly stool or Alvar Aalto's Stool 60. In the 18th century and earlier, seats with backs and armrests were largely reserved for high nobility.

The seating of today is more inclusive but the style and placement of chairs can still make a statement. Antique desk chairs and armchairs designed in the style of Louis XV, which eventually included painted furniture and were often made of rare woods, feature prominently curved legs as well as Chinese themes and varied ornaments. Much like the thrones of fairy tales and the regency, elegant lounges crafted in the Louis XV style convey wealth and prestige. In the kitchen, the dining chair placed at the head of the table is typically reserved for the head of the household or a revered guest.

Of course, with luxurious vintage or antique furnishings, every chair can seem like the best seat in the house. Whether your preference is stretching out on a plush sofa, such as the Serpentine, designed by Vladimir Kagan, or cozying up in a vintage wingback chair, there is likely to be a comfy classic or contemporary gem for you on 1stDibs.

With respect to the latest obsessions in design, cane seating has been cropping up everywhere, from sleek armchairs to lounge chairs, while bouclé fabric, a staple of modern furniture design, can be seen in mid-century modern, Scandinavian modern and Hollywood Regency furniture styles.

Admirers of the sophisticated craftsmanship and dark woods frequently associated with mid-century modern seating can find timeless furnishings in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other items — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring official reproductions of iconic designs from the likes of Hans Wegner or from Charles and Ray Eames. Shop our inventory of Egg chairs, designed in 1958 by Arne Jacobsen, the Florence Knoll lounge chair and more.

No matter your style, the collection of antique, new and vintage seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.