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Vintage Iron and Plastic Children's Chair, Italy, 1950s
Located in Palermo, IT
Vintage iron and plastic children's chair, Italy, 1950s Complete and in good condition.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Chairs

Materials

Iron

Vintage Iron and Plastic Children's Chair, Italy, 1950s
Vintage Iron and Plastic Children's Chair, Italy, 1950s
No Reserve
H 22.45 in W 20.08 in D 14.18 in
Mid-Century design wicker chair by Dirk Sliedrecht , 1950’s
Located in Delft, NL
Dimensions: 70cm H, 59cm W, 38cm H seat, 60 cm D Condtion: Good Material: Metal , wicker Color: Brown , black
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Vintage Retro 1950's Pair of French Red and Blue wire chairs
Located in Markington, GB
Pair of French red and blue wire chairs.  Measures: Seat height: 44cm, height: 82cm, depth: 55cm
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

2000s Eames Molded Plastic Side Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Esperance, NY
Modern Living — In the 1950s, the Eames molded shell changed everything about what a chair could be
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

2000s Eames Molded Plastic Side Chair
2000s Eames Molded Plastic Side Chair
H 31.5 in W 18 in D 21.5 in
1950’s Swedish Modern Club Chairs With Wooden Arm Rests on Castors - a Pair
Located in Charleston, SC
low slung lounge chairs are so comfortable! They are really the kind of chairs you can curl up in
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Club Chairs

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Metal

Knoll Armless Saarinen Plastic-Back Side Chair in ZigZag Fabric
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in Wilton, CT
This Eero Saarinen for Knoll plastic-back side chair was reupholstered in a geometric zigzag
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Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Steel

Pair of Vintage Adjustable Toledo Chairs, c. 1950's
By Toledo Metal Furniture Co.
Located in Napa, CA
20th century. Tan plastic with black metal base; chairs are on casters with adjustable seat height
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Vintage 1950s American Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Metal

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

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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

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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

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Iron

Mid-Century Modern Italian Lounge Chairs in the Style of Gastone Rinaldi, 1950's
By Gastone Rinaldi
Located in Antwerp, BE
; Italy; 1950's; Italian lounge chairs. reupholstered in 100% recycled fabric that is developed out of
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Fabric

Pair of Leggera Black Ebonized Wooden Dining Chairs by Gio Ponti, Italy, 1950s
By Gio Ponti, Cassina
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
Pair of Gio Ponti Model 646 "Leggera" chair for Cassina in 1957. Black ebonized wooden frames
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Papercord, Plastic, Wood

vintage chairs Bjärnums slöjdfabrik 1950s
Located in GRONINGEN, NL
vintage chairs Bjärnums slöjdfabrik 1950s period 1950s design Bjärnums slöjdfabrik Sweden
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

vintage chairs  Bjärnums slöjdfabrik  1950s
vintage chairs  Bjärnums slöjdfabrik  1950s
H 30.32 in W 15.36 in D 20.87 in
1950s Pair of Black & White Woven Vinyl Satellite Lounge Chairs
By Dirk Van Sliedregt
Located in NICE, FR
These two stylish cocktail chairs, featuring a striking combination of black and white, are crafted
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

Lounge Chair by Miroslav Navratil, 1950s
By Miroslav Navratil
Located in Praha, CZ
Lounge chair was designed in the 1950s by Miroslav Navratil for Cesky Nabytek in former
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Vintage 1950s Czech Chairs

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Upholstery, Laminate, Beech

Lounge Chair by Miroslav Navratil, 1950s
Lounge Chair by Miroslav Navratil, 1950s
H 31.89 in W 24.81 in D 26.78 in
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Gio Ponti Style Chairs, 1950s
By Gio Ponti
Located in Rome, IT
This pair of midcentury chairs features the unique design style of Gio Ponti. Two-tone upholstery
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Plastic, Wood

Pair of Wrought Iron chairs by José Zanine Caldas, Brazil, 1950s
By José Zanine Caldas
Located in Whitstable, GB
Awesome unique chairs by Zanine! In true 1950s style, these rare and unique pieces are
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Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Wrought Iron

Albert Haberer Cherry Wood Chairs for Hermann Fleiner, Germany 1950s
By Albert Haberer, Hermann Fleiner
Located in Utrecht, NL
This pair of Arts and Crafts chairs is a version of the perhaps most well-known model of German
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Wood, Leather

George Nelson for Herman Miller White Swag Chair, One Chair
By George Nelson, Herman Miller
Located in Basel, BS
c.1950s. This chair is an authentic Herman Miller stamped modern production of this incredible chair
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Chrome

Sculptural Lounge Chair ‘Le Pacific’ by Georges Tigien, France 1950s
By Georges Tigien
Located in Rotterdam, ZH
Sculptural lounge chair model ‘Le Pacific 2000’ by Georges Tigien, France 1950s. Interesting
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Rubber, Wood

Pair of Black Metal and Red Skai Italian 1950s Chairs in the Style of G. Rinaldi
By RIMA, Gastone Rinaldi
Located in Varese, Lombardia
Pair of midcentury chairs made from black metal structure and red skai seat and back. Silver
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Italian mid-century modern brown leather swivel armchair with brass studs, 1950s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian mid-century modern brown leather swivel armchair with brass studs, 1950s Brown leather
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal, Brass

Italian Lounge Chairs with Lacquered Metal and Brass Legs, Italy 1950s
Located in Utrecht, NL
The postwar boom years of the 1950s through to the 1960s were one of the periods of the greatest
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal, Brass

Set of 4 Vintage Mid-Century Modern Formica Chairs from Italy - 1950s/1960s
Located in San Benedetto Del Tronto, IT
formica chairs, produced in Italy during the 1950s / 1960s. These chairs exemplify the timeless appeal and
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Formica

Pair of Midcentury Lounge Chairs with Metal Legs by Nino Zoncada, Italy, 1950s
By Nino Zoncada
Located in Utrecht, NL
The postwar boom years of the 1950s through to the 1960s were one of the periods of greatest
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

Set of Four Faux-Rush Dining Chairs Attributed to Colette Gueden, France, 1950s
By Colette Gueden
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Fantastic set of four dining chairs with splayed and tapering iron legs, with brown finish. Curved
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

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Iron

Pair of Midcentury White Knoll Bertoia Side Chairs, 1950s
By Harry Bertoia
Located in Almelo, NL
achievement, the striking 421 chair is welded from steel rods and coated in Rilsan plastic. These perfectly
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

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Steel

1950s Dining chairs, Eero Saarinen, Knoll International
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in Neuss, NW
Original Tulip chair from the Tulip collection by Knoll International, designed in 1957 by Eero
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Fiberglass

1950s Dining chairs, Eero Saarinen, Knoll International
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in Neuss, NW
Original Tulip chair from the Tulip collection by Knoll International, designed in 1957 by Eero
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Aluminum

Set of 3 Mosquito Munkegård Dining Chairs by Arne Jacobsen, Denmark, 1950s
By Fritz Hansen, Arne Jacobsen
Located in Berlin, DE
Hansen, Denmark in the 1950s. stackable chairs are stackable and made of bent laminated plywood finished
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Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Chrome

Set of Two Friso Kramer for Ahrend de Cirkel "Revolt" Dining Chairs
By Ahrend de Cirkel, Friso Kramer
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Black metal frame and red and white polyester seating and back. In used but original condition.  
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Swedish TeVe chair by Alf Svensson for Ljungs Industrier, Dux, 1950s
By Dux of Sweden, Ljungs Industrier Sweden, Alf Svensson
Located in Forserum, SE
renowned models, notably the plastic swivel chair Form 8/Galaxy, launched in 1971.
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Mid Century Eames Herman Miller Dsw Dining Chairs In Elephant Hide Grey, 1950s
By Herman Miller, Charles Eames
Located in Leamington Spa, GB
This is an original 1950s Eames fiberglass set of 4 shell chairs with original model sticker and
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Fiberglass, Walnut

Carlo Ratti Set of Four Chairs in Plywood by Società Compensati Curvi 1950s
By Carlo Ratti, Società Compensati Curvati
Located in Montecatini Terme, IT
Set of four dining chairs with a frame in black lacquered metal and seat in curved plywood
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Halawa from the Once Upon Monobloc Chair by Anastasia Nysten
By Anastasia Nysten
Located in Pireaus-Athens, Greece
combine stories of different cultures. The Monobloc chair - an iconic object that was mass produced in the
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2010s Canadian Chairs

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Leather, Plastic

3 Vintage Designer Chairs Steen Ostergaard Manufacturer Cado 60s
By Steen Ostergaard
Located in Paris, FR
3 vintage chairs by designer Steen Ostergaard (Denmark). . Manufacturer Cado - 60s . Dimensions
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Mid-20th Century Danish Chairs

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Plastic

Swag Leg Chair by George Nelson for Herman Miller - 1950s, La Fonda, Space Age
By Herman Miller, George Nelson
Located in Berlin, DE
Swag Leg Chair by George Nelson for Herman Miller - 1950s This iconic Swag Leg Chair was designed
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20th Century Bauhaus Lounge Chairs

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Fiberglass

Rare to find children’s barber chair with horse head, Belgium ca 1950
Located in Meulebeke, BE
Belgium / 1950 / children’s barber chair with horse / metal and plastic / mid-century / design
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Vintage 1950s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Italian Blue Skai and Wood 1950s Armchair
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This armchair was produced in Italy in the early 1950s. It is made from a wooden structure with
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

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Plastic, Foam, Wood

Italian Blue Skai and Wood 1950s Armchair
Italian Blue Skai and Wood 1950s Armchair
H 31.5 in W 25.99 in D 25.6 in
Giotto Stoppino Set of Six White Alessia Chairs by Driade 1970s Italy
By Driade, Giotto Stoppino
Located in Montecatini Terme, IT
Set of six Alessia chairs with legs in tubular chromed metal and seats in white ABS, designed by
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Set of Vintage Eames DKX Dining Chairs
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage set of DKX dining chairs by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. All-black wire seats
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Fritz Hansen Model "FH 8023" Wingback Armchair in Bouclé, Denmark, 1950s
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Utrecht, NL
of Denmark and one of its most reputable furniture makers Fritz Hansen. This beautiful wingback chair
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Fabric, Wood

Restored Rattan Wicker Lounge Chair
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This restored rattan wicker lounge chair is a stunning piece of furniture with intricate lattice
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Vintage 1950s Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Rattan

Set of Eight Tall Iron and Cord Chairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
Set of eight tall iron and cord chairs, probably American, circa 1950s. They have a very California
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Iron

Set of Eight Tall Iron and Cord Chairs
Set of Eight Tall Iron and Cord Chairs
H 39.5 in W 18.5 in D 22 in
Sculptural Blue Fabric Easy Chair, France, 1950
Located in Munich, DE
Typical spectacular design of 1950s, featuring a rounded open framework in white enameled solid
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

Rocking Chair by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Ray Eames, Charles Eames
Located in PARIS, FR
Armchair or rocking chair by designers Charles Eames (1907–1978) and Ray Eames (1912–1988) for
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Mid-20th Century Rocking Chairs

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Plastic

Walnut Portuguese Roots Chair by Alexandre Caldas
By Alexandre Caldas
Located in Geneve, CH
: Walnut Portuguese Roots chair, was inspired by its original model from 1950, created by Gonçalo
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2010s Portuguese Organic Modern Chairs

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Walnut

Ash Portuguese Roots Chair by Alexandre Caldas
By Alexandre Caldas
Located in Geneve, CH
of the country. After that , the chair had it`s ups and downs due to the market opening, plastic
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2010s Portuguese Organic Modern Chairs

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Ash

Ash Portuguese Roots Chair by Alexandre Caldas
Ash Portuguese Roots Chair by Alexandre Caldas
H 28.75 in W 19.3 in D 15.75 in
Danish Modern Series 7 Chair by Arne Jacobsen Dark Teak Fritz Hansen
By Fritz Hansen, Arne Jacobsen
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful series 7 chair designed by Arne Jacobsen, for Fritz Hansen in very nice and clean
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20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Side Chairs

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Chrome

Harry Bertoia White Wire Diamond Lounge Chair for Knoll (A)
By Harry Bertoia
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A white plastic coated welded wire diamond lounge chair with a contrasting satin black base and
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel, Wire

Harry Bertoia White Wire Diamond Lounge Chair for Knoll (B)
By Harry Bertoia
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A white plastic coated welded wire diamond lounge chair with a contrasting satin black base and
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel, Wire

Marco Zanuso for Arflex Easy Chair in Coral Red Upholstery
By Marco Zanuso, Arflex
Located in Waalwijk, NL
, 1950s. Eccentric easy chair designed by Italian designer Marco Zanuso in the fifties. The playful
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal, Chrome

Vintage Soriana Lounge Chair & Ottoman by Afra & Tobia Scarpa in Leather, 1970
By Afra & Tobia Scarpa, Cassina
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The above lounge chair and ottoman is part of a suite of three total pieces including a two seater
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

Restored Stick Reed Rattan Hanging Swing Lounge Chair
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Original 1970s hanging stick rattan swing chair with arched top and rounded back. Restored to new
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Rattan

Early Rope Edge Eames Lounge Chair for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Cincinnati, OH
Plastic company Gardena California and designed by Charles Eames. The chair is in a medium sand color or
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Iron

Pair Daffodil Lounge Chairs by Erwin & Estelle Laverne
By Erwine & Estelle Laverne
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of "Daffodil" Lucite lounge chairs by designed by Erwin & Estelle Laverne for Laverne
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Faux Fur, Acrylic

Lounge Chair with Ottoman by Ib Madsen for Madsen & Schübell
By Ib Madsen, Ib Madsen and Acton Schubell
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Lounge chair with ottoman by Ib Madsen for Madsen & Schübell, Denmark, circa 1950s. The chair and
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Teak

Dining Chairs by Dom Hans van der Laan, Netherlands, 1960s
By Dom Hans van der Laan
Located in Antwerp, BE
A set of rare dining chairs, designed by the Dutch Benedictine monk and architect Dom Hans van der
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Wood, Pine

Danish Modern rare Series 7 Chair by Arne Jacobsen 1st Ed. Teak Fritz Hansen
By Fritz Hansen, Arne Jacobsen
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful and rare 1st edition series 7 chair designed by Arne Jacobsen, for Fritz Hansen early
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20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Side Chairs

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Chrome

Restored Reverse Pretzel Three Strand Lounge Chair and Matching Ottoman
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This immaculately restored three-strand rattan lounge chair and matching ottoman showcase the
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Vintage 1950s Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Rattan

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1950s Plastic Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of 1950s plastic chairs available on 1stDibs. The range of distinct 1950s plastic chairs — often made from plastic, metal and fabric — can elevate any home. There are all kinds of 1950s plastic chairs available, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. 1950s plastic chairs are generally popular furniture pieces, but Mid-Century Modern and Scandinavian Modern styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Large 1950s plastic chairs can prove too imposing for some spaces, so the smaller 1950s plastic chairs available at 1stDibs — each spanning 15.75 inches in width — may make for a better choice. There have been many well-made 1950s plastic chairs over the years, but those made by Friso Kramer, Charles and Ray Eames and Herman Miller are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are 1950s Plastic Chairs?

Prices for 1950s plastic chairs start at $184 and top out at $28,000 with the average selling for $3,110.

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 Plastic Chairs
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The world first saw plastic lawn chairs in 1965. Designed by Joe Colombo, the chair was called the Universale, and was defined by its blocky appearance. Find a variety of styles of plastic lawn chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The history of plastic as a raw material for furniture traces back to the years immediately after World War II. Improvements in plastics technology during the 1960s created a boom in the design of new plastic furniture, and it’s been a popular material ever since. Shop a collection of vintage and contemporary plastic furniture from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    A common plastic used in chairs is thermoplastic polypropylene injected into a mold. Because of its strength and durability, thermoplastic polypropylene is a great material and it doesn't present the risk of breaking or a furnishing losing its shape. This type of plastic is good for chairs that might undergo heavy wear.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 30, 2023
    Some popular watches for men during the 1950s were the Rolex Submariner, the Enicar Sherpa Dive, the Breitling Navitimer, Omega, Constellation and the Rolex GMT-Master. Rolex, Timex, Orvin, Tower and Elgin were among the top watchmakers for women during the decade. On 1stDibs, find a collection of antique, vintage and contemporary watches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 21, 2024
    The clothing style in the 1950s was well tailored and classic. For women, dresses with padded busts, cinched waists and hips, and full circle skirts were popular, and the collared button-up shirt dress came into fashion during the decade. Men tended to wear suits in neutral gray, dark blue and brown colors made out of easy-to-care-for synthetic fabrics. Straight-cut double-breasted blazers were commonly worn for casual occasions. On 1stDibs, explore a variety of vintage clothing from the 1950s.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    One of the first places to check when determining the authenticity of your Eames chair, is the underside. Nearly all chairs were marked or labeled. Shop a collection of Eames chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 21, 2023
    In the 1950s, several diamond cuts were popular. They included the brilliant round cut, the Asscher cut, the emerald cut and the marquise cut. Rings that featured a large central stone flanked by smaller baguettes were also trendy during the decade. Find a collection of vintage diamond jewelry on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 6, 2023
    There were a few popular diamond cuts in the 1950s. One was the brilliant round cut, which is still common today due to its simple shape and prominent sparkle. Other favorite cuts of the decade included the Asscher cut, the emerald cut and the marquise cut. On 1stDibs, explore a large selection of engagement rings.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 27, 2023
    In the 1950s, a Chanel bag was priced between $200 and $300. The iconic Chanel 2.55 bag cost $220 when first introduced in February 1955. Accounting for inflation, that works out to around $2,536 in today's money. On 1stDibs, find a diverse assortment of Chanel bags from some of the world's top boutiques.

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