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1950s Swivel Chair by Vincent Cafiero for Knoll in Black Leather
By Vincent Cafiero, Knoll
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A swivel lounge chair, with the original button-tufted black leather upholstery, on a five-point
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Fabulous Pair of Kroehler, 1950s Swivel Lounge Chairs Mid-Century Modern
By Kroehler Mfg. Co.
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Fabulous pair of Kroehler, 1950s swivel chairs. These chairs have recently been re-upholstered with
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Industrial Swivel Stool, 1950’s
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Industrial swivel stool from the 1950s with backrest. The stool is made of iron with a wooden seat
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Vintage 1950s French Industrial Swivel Chairs

Materials

Iron

Industrial Swivel Stool, 1950’s
Industrial Swivel Stool, 1950’s
H 42.13 in W 16.15 in D 17.72 in
1950's Harvey Probber Leather Barrel Back Swivel Chairs
By Harvey Probber
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of crisply tailored club/lounge chairs by Harvey Probber, circa 1950's. The chairs feature
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Brass

Vintage DoMore Office Swivel Chair Upholstered in White Faux Shearling
Located in Wilton, CT
Vintage DoMore office swivel chair upholstered in white faux shearling. The white faux shearling
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Mid-20th Century American Machine Age Swivel Chairs

Materials

Enamel, Steel

French Louis XVI style painted & upholstered swivel chair, 1950's
Located in Kenilworth, IL
Painted swivel chair in the Louis XVI taste. The chair has an upholstered internal back with gimp
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Mid-20th Century American Louis XVI Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Paint

1950s Hollywood Regency Asymmetrical Swivel Chairs
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Beautiful pair of Hollywood regency asymmetrical swivel chairs manufactured and designed in the
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Scandinavian-Modern Swivel Chairs, Sweden, C. 1950s
Located in Westport, CT
Stunning pair of Scandinavian Modern swivel chairs, originating from Sweden and crafted in the
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Mid-20th Century American Scandinavian Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Wool, Walnut

1950's Bentwood Swivel Armchair by Ligna Prague
By Ligna
Located in Brno, CZ
Elegant and timeless, this swivel armchair was designed and produced in the 1950’s by the TON
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Vintage 1950s Czech Bohemian Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Beech

1950's Bentwood Swivel Armchair by Ligna Prague
1950's Bentwood Swivel Armchair by Ligna Prague
H 35.04 in W 22.45 in D 22.05 in
1950s Swivel Design Desk Chair , Czechoslovakia
Located in Praha, CZ
- Carefully refurbished
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Vintage 1950s Czech Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Wood

1950s Swivel Design Desk Chair , Czechoslovakia
1950s Swivel Design Desk Chair , Czechoslovakia
H 34.26 in W 15.75 in D 20.87 in
Edward Wormley for Dunbar Swivel Chair, C. 1950s
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Westport, CT
A swivel lounge chair designed by the iconic Edward Wormely for Dunbar Furniture, circa 1950-1959
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Mahogany

Henry Glass Swivel Chairs in Distressed Silver Velvet, C. 1950s
By Henry Glass
Located in Westport, CT
A meticulously restored pair of Henry Glass Swivel Chairs, a captivating blend of 1950s charm and
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Mid-20th Century American Swivel Chairs

Materials

Brass

Set of Swivel Tilt Lounge Chairs by Adrian Pearsall, C. 1950s
By Adrian Pearsall
Located in Westport, CT
the 1950s. Upholstered in luxurious gray boucle by Holly Hunt, these chairs swivel and tilt for
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Bouclé

Set of Low-Profile Swivel Chairs by Harvey Probber, C. 1950s
By Harvey Probber
Located in Westport, CT
A timeless pair of swivel chairs, designed by the iconic Harvey Probber in the 1950s and brought
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Twill, Oak

Set of Swivel Lounge Chairs in Olive Green Silk, C. 1950s
Located in Westport, CT
A timeless duo of vintage swivel chairs inspired by the iconic style of Edward Wormley for Dunbar
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Silk, Walnut

Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates Swivel Chairs in Olive Velvet, C. 1950s
By Adrian Pearsall
Located in Westport, CT
, circa 1950s. These chairs feature a new swivel mechanism. The newly oak wrapped supports have been
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Oak

Edward Wormley for Dunbar Swivel Chairs in Grey Alpaca Velvet, C. 1950s
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in Westport, CT
Stunning pair of swivel chairs that encapsulate the essence of mid-century modern design: the
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Walnut

Rare Early Edition Plycraft Swivel Wooden Egg Chair, 1950s, USA
By Plycraft
Located in Miami, FL
Amazing rare early edition Plycraft wooden chair. Oversized and swivels. Fabric is original. Needs
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

1950s Organic Wood Sculptural Carved Cerused Oak Barrel Swivel Chairs, Set of 2
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
The extremely rare and stylish hand carved solid wood swivel chairs are packed with personality
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Wood

1950s Organic Wood Sculptural Cerused Oak Barrel Curved Swivel Chairs, Set of 2
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
The extremely rare and stylish hand carved solid wood swivel chairs are packed with personality
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Wood

1950s Italian Swivel Tub Chairs in the Style of Marco Zanuso
By Marco Zanuso
Located in Wilton, CT
This unique pair of Italian swivel tub chairs, in the style of Marco Zauso, has been newly
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet

Pair of Monteverdi-Young Swivel Chairs
By Maurice Bailey, Monteverdi-Young
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A fantastic pair of Monteverdi-Young swivel chairs designed by Maurice Bailey. Refinished, ebonized
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Wood, Faux Leather

1950s Henry P Glass Swivel Lounge Chair Green Mohair on brass legs JL Chase Co.
By Henry Glass, Henry P. Glass
Located in Virginia Beach, VA
A swivel lounge chair designed by Henry P Glass for J.L. Chase Co. for the forecast group. Very few
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Brass

Vintage Model 3117 Swivel Chair Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen, 1950s
By Arne Jacobsen
Located in Berlin, DE
Arne Jacobsen Schreibtisch-Drehstuhl Model 3117 Bürostuhl. Originales Vier-Sterne-Drehgestell der ersten Serie mit verchromten Stahlfüßen auf Rollen. Der Stuhl ist neu gepolstert,...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

Swivel Chair in Wood and Metal, Germany
Located in Berlin, DE
Swivel Chair in Wood with 4-legged base, Germany.
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Swivel Chair in Wood and Metal, Germany
Swivel Chair in Wood and Metal, Germany
H 33.86 in W 14.97 in D 16.93 in
Swivel Chair by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
By Edward Wormley
Located in Dallas, TX
An early swivel chair designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar with oak base and plush mohair
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Vintage 1950s Swivel Chairs

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Mohair, Oak

1950s Black and Blue Swivel Side Chairs Styled After John Risley - Set of 2
By John Risley
Located in Monrovia, CA
1950s Swivel Black Rod Iron Chair With Blue Cushions Styled After John Risely. 1950s Black Rod
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Pair of Dunbar Swivel Chairs by Edward Wormley
By Edward Wormley
Located in Dallas, TX
A pair of restored Dunbar swivel chairs by Edward Wormley. Refinished walnut bases and
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Vintage 1950s Swivel Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Vintage Velvet "Barrel" Swivel Lounge Chairs
By Monteverdi-Young
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Beautiful vintage velvet “barrel” swivel lounge chairs in style of Monteverdi Young, circa 1950s
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Wood, Lacquer

Four Swivel Stools / Chairs by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
By Edward Wormley
Located in Dallas, TX
A set of four Edward Wormley for Dunbar swiveling stools / chairs with mahogany legs and chrome
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Vintage 1950s Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Mid Century Swivel Chair by I. V. Chair Company Brooklyn NY
Located in New York, NY
Stylish and well-made swivel office, desk chair by I.V. chair company Brooklyn NY (109 Jewel St
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Pair Edward Wormley for Dunbar Swivel Chairs, manner of Nakashima
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in Buffalo, NY
Seldom seen matched pair of Edward Wormley/ Dunbar Swivel Chairs, laminated flat spindles, seat and
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Walnut

Mid Century Swivel Lounge Chair designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in New York, NY
c. 1950/60's. The chair features a dark wood four leg base, with an upholstered seat and back. This
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Ivory Bouclé Swivel Lounge Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Retro glamour meets modern comfort pair of swivel lounge chairs attributed to Harvey Probber
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Bouclé, Wood

Swivel Lounge Chair, Edward Wormley for Dunbar, Almost White, Expertly Restored
Located in Kansas City, MO
Edward Wormley for Dunbar swivel lounge chair. Expertly restored and reupholstered. Deep
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Vintage 1950s American Swivel Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

A Pair of Cobalt Blue Swiveling Tub Chairs designed by William Haines
By William Billy Haines
Located in Palm Desert, CA
Offered here a pair of swiveling tub chairs, sitting on a stylized Chinoiserie base. The bases are
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Pair of Channel tufted barrel swivel Chairs by Henry Glass for JG furniture
By Henry P. Glass, J.G. Furniture Company
Located in Virginia Beach, VA
A pair of 1950s barrel back swivel chairs designed by Henry P. Glass for JG Furniture. These chairs
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Brass

3117 Black Swivel Chair by Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Rīga, LV
Vintage black swivel desk chair with adjustable seat, model 3117 designed by Arne Jacobsen for
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Vintage 1980s Danish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

1950s Vintage industrial Chair, Italy
Located in Praha, CZ
- good original condition with signs of use - high of set from 59 - 86 cm
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Vintage 1950s Italian Industrial Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal, Iron

1950s Vintage industrial Chair, Italy
1950s Vintage industrial Chair, Italy
H 23.23 in W 19.69 in D 18.12 in
Shelby Williams MCM Swivel Bucket Chairs Red Vinyl Faux Leather & Chrome X Base
By Shelby Williams
Located in Topeka, KS
Awesome pair of Shelby Williams Mid-Century Modern swivel bucket chairs with chrome X base. Newly
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Pair Late 20th Century Modern Drexel Heritage Swivel Barrel Chairs Orig Fabric
By Drexel
Located in Topeka, KS
Wonderful vintage modern Drexel Heritage swivel barrel chairs with original contemporary style
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Late 20th Century American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Italian Mid-Century Swivel Stool in Wood
Located in Milano, IT
Italian mid-century Industrial stool from the 1950s. The stool is totally made of wood. Through its
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Wood

Rotating Stool 1950s Minimalist Design
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Rotating stool 1950s Minimalist design, French design.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Set of 4 Blue Velca Legnano Midcentury Office Chairs
By Velca Legnano
Located in Wolfurt, AT
This set of four Italian office chairs from the 1950s was made by Velca Legnano (for Jules Wabbes
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Vittorio Nobili Italian Midcentury Medea Chair for Fratelli Tagliabue Italy 1950s
By Vittorio Nobili
Located in Reggio Emilia, IT
modello depositato’ sotto la seduta, Italia anni 50 Please note that the chair is original of the period
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Pair Vintage Mid-Century Modern Red Cone Chairs Verner Panton for Fritz Hansen
By Fritz Hansen, Verner Panton
Located in Topeka, KS
molded furniture. In the 1950’s Fritz Hansen collaborates with Arne Jacobsen which spanned over two
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Sheet Metal

American Mid Century Atomic Age Iron & Wicker Barstool by Arthur Umanoff
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in San Diego, CA
Atomic age single barstool designed by Arthur Umanoff original fabric and condition swivel great
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Iron

Eames Seafoam Rope-Edge Zenith Armchair
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
1st generation rope-edge Parchment fiberglass armchair, on original swivel maple base, designed by
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Mid-20th Century Swivel Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Executive Model DoMore Swivel Desk Office Chair Model 616 c 1950/1960's
By General Fireproofing Company
Located in New York, NY
Exceptional Industrial, Mid Century swivel office, desk chair by The DoMore Chair Company. The
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

1950's Hollywood Regency Swivel Club Lounge Chairs - a Pair
By Dorothy Draper, Baker Furniture Company
Located in Burbank, CA
Vintage 1950's pair of lounge chairs for sale. This pair was reupholstered a while back, and is in
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Vintage 1950s American Hollywood Regency Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Industrial Steel Swivel Chair, 1950s
Located in Żory, PL
This industrial steel chair was made in Czechoslovakia in the 1950s/1960s. The chair is swivel and
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Mid-20th Century Industrial Chairs

Materials

Steel

Industrial Steel Swivel Chair, 1950s
Industrial Steel Swivel Chair, 1950s
H 27.56 in W 14.18 in D 14.18 in
William Katavolos Iron & Leather Swivel Office Chairs, USA 1950's
By William Katavolos
Located in Los Angeles, CA
by American architect William Katavolos circa 1950's, New York. The spring mechanism beneath the
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Wrought Iron

Midcentury Industrial swivel work desk chair by Kovona, 1950´s
By Kovona
Located in Prague 8, CZ
This Industrial mid century working desk chair was made by Kovona company in the 1950´s. Fully
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Iron

Midcentury Industrial swivel work desk chair by Kovona, 1950´s
By Kovona
Located in Prague 8, CZ
This Industrial mid century working desk chair was made by Kovona company in the 1950´s. Fully
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Iron

Vintage Industrial Swivel Work Desk Chair by Kovona, 1950´s
By Kovona
Located in Prague 8, CZ
This Industrial mid century working desk chair was made by Kovona company in the 1950´s. Fully
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Mid-20th Century Czech Industrial Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Iron

1950s Original French Bienaise Swivelling Workshop Chair, Low Desk Chair
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1950s original French Bienaise swivelling workshop chair – Low desk chair – Metal frame 1950s
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Vintage 1950s French Chairs

Materials

Metal

Vintage Scandinavian swivel chair, 1950s
Located in GENDT, NL
Vintage armchair / office chair from the 1950s. Rosewood frame with black leather upholstery
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Vintage 1950s Scandinavian Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Leather

Vintage Scandinavian swivel chair, 1950s
Vintage Scandinavian swivel chair, 1950s
H 31.89 in W 23.63 in D 24.41 in
The Taylor Chair Co. Industrial Rolling Swivel Deskchair with Tilt Back, 1940s
By Taylor Chair co.
Located in Germantown, MD
Very unique Industrial desk chair by the famous Taylor Chair Co. Of Ohio. Circa 1940s. Great
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Metal

1950s Original French Bienaise Swivelling Workshop Chair Cream and Metal Frame
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1950s original French Bienaise swivelling workshop chair – Desk chair – Cream and metal frame
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Vintage 1950s French Chairs

Materials

Metal

1950s MCM Design Style Velvet And Black Lacquered Metal Swivel Chair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
1950s MCM Design Style Ocre Velvet Fabric With Black Lacquered Swivel Base Armchair composed of a
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

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1950s Swivel Chair For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic 1950s swivel chair available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, metal and fabric, every 1950s swivel chair was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a 1950s swivel chair, we have 953 options in-stock, while there are 1 modern editions to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer 1950s swivel chair, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A 1950s swivel chair is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Industrial styles are sought with frequency. A well-made 1950s swivel chair has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Edward Wormley, Dunbar and Arne Jacobsen are consistently popular.

How Much is a 1950s Swivel Chair?

A 1950s swivel chair can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,600, while the lowest priced sells for $1 and the highest can go for as much as $45,000.

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 unique chairs, sofas and other seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.

Questions About 1950s Swivel Chair
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 12, 2024
    A swivel chair spins on its base. While seated, a user can turn the seat to face a different direction without repositioning the base of the chair. Swivel chairs are popular office furniture because they make it possible to reach for items in a workspace without having to get up from a seated position. In seating areas, swivel chairs allow people to focus on different areas of a room, such as a television screen or other people seated close by. Some dining chairs and bar stools also swivel to make it simpler for diners to sit down at and stand up from the table. Shop a large collection of swivel chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    In certain swivel chairs you can fit a rubber wedge between the base of the chair and the swiveling pole to increase the friction. By hammering the wedge you create a seal, limiting the motion of the chair.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, the Tulip chair does indeed swivel. It is a pedestal swivel chair made with an aluminum base and a fiberglass shell, which was very innovative when it was designed in the mid-1950s. You can shop a collection of Tulip chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, the Swan chair swivels on its metal base. The pivoting design was one of the major innovations of the chair that Arne Jacobsen designed for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, and it remains a selling point of the piece to this today. On 1stDibs, find a selection of Arne Jacobsen Swan chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Like most home decor trends, swivel chairs have come in and out of popularity multiple times since their creation. However, swivel chairs are considered classic decor even when they’re not on-trend. Swivel chairs continue to be a popular choice because they spin and can suit a variety of spaces. Shop a wide variety of swivel chair styles on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A swivel chair means a chair with a seat that can rotate 360 degrees to face in any direction. You can shop many styles of swivel chairs on 1stDibs.com.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 8, 2023
    Yes, a swivel on a chair is a good idea in many spaces. In offices, swiveling mechanisms make it possible for you to turn and access different items in your workspace without having to get up from your seat. Swiveling dining chairs can make it easier for people to sit and stand before and after meals, and accent chairs that swivel can allow you to turn and easily engage in conversation with other people in the room. On 1stDibs, find a wide range of swivel chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 3, 2023
    Yes, Thomas Jefferson is believed to have created a swivel chair out of a Windsor chair that he had in his home. However, Thomas E. Warren was the inventor who developed the modern swiveling chair on wheels. Called the Centripetal Spring armchair, his design dates back to 1849. Shop a range of swivel chairs on 1stDibs.

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