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Eames Mid Century Orange Fiberglass Shell Rocking Chair
Located in La Grange, IL
Eames mid century orange fiberglass shell rocking chair Chair measures: 25 wide x 25 deep x 27.5 high, with a seat height of 16 inches and arm height of 23.5 inches All pieces o...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Holger Georg Jensen for Tønder Møbelværk Model 97 Upholstered Teak Rocker, 1958
Located in San Francisco, CA
A fantastic Danish modern Model 97 teak rocking chair designed in 1958 by Holger Georg Jensen for Tønder Møbelværk, freshly dressed in vintage red upholstery. Piece pre-dates Jensen’...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Rocking Chairs

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Brass

Vintage Mid Century Scrolling Arm Wrought Iron Garden Patio Rocker Rocking Chair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid-Century Modern scrolling arm wrought iron garden patio rocker rocking chair. Item features scrolling arms, wrought iron construction, very nice vintage item, great style ...
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Wrought Iron

1970s Vintage Rocking Chair in Thonet Style
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
A beautiful 1970s rocking chair in thonet style. Brass structure, Wien wicker, seat on wood frame. In very good conditions with onyl few signs of time.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Brass

  • 1970s Vintage Rocking Chair in Thonet Style
  • 1970s Vintage Rocking Chair in Thonet Style
  • 1970s Vintage Rocking Chair in Thonet Style
  • 1970s Vintage Rocking Chair in Thonet Style
H 45.28 in. W 22.45 in. D 40.56 in.
'Dondolo' Rocking Chairs with Tubular Frame by Verner Panton
Located in Buffalo, NY
Verner Panton for Ycami Edizioni/Italy, 'Dondolo' rocking chair, aluminum, beech (lacquered) and fabric, Italy, 1990s. Postmodern rocking chair, designed by Verner Panton. The cha...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Aluminum

Brown Velvet Armchair / Rocking Chair, Travail Francais, Circa 1975
Located in Saint ouen, FR
Brown velvet armchair / rocking chair, Travail Francais Circa 1975 Velvet and chromed tubular metal Measures: H 103 x L 56 x P 110 cm Seat height: 44 cm.
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Vintage 1970s European Other Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Pair of Art Deco Iron and Leather Rocking Lounge Chairs
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Rare pair of Art Deco style iron and leather rocking lounge chairs. Very unique, won't see another pair like them. Chairs are constructed out of aged iron, dark chocolate brown leath...
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20th Century Art Deco Lounge Chairs

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Iron

Rare Rocking Chair Hans Kaufeld, 1970, Germany
Located in Vienna, Vienna
Rocking chair Hans Kaufeld Germany 1970 aluminium base fabric.
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Aluminum

  • Rare Rocking Chair Hans Kaufeld, 1970, Germany
  • Rare Rocking Chair Hans Kaufeld, 1970, Germany
  • Rare Rocking Chair Hans Kaufeld, 1970, Germany
  • Rare Rocking Chair Hans Kaufeld, 1970, Germany
H 33.08 in. W 45.28 in. D 27.96 in.
Samsonite Mid Century Outdoor Patio Metal and Vinyl Rocking Chair
Located in La Grange, IL
Samsonite mid century outdoor patio metal and vinyl rocking chair This chair is 25.25 wide x 28.25 deep x 31 inches high, with a seat height of 16.5 and arm height of 21 inches ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Gray Leather Brushed Steel Armchair and Ottoman
Located in Middleburg, VA
A great example of Mid-Century Modern design with recently reupholstered in gray leather. Leather combined with the sophistication of brushed steel arms gives this remarkably comfort...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues

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Steel

Peter Cooper for R.W. Winfield Rocking Chair, circa 1950
Located in Vienna, AT
Well preserved peter cooper for R.W. Winfield rocking chair, circa 1950 Nice rocking chair based on the famous design from 1850s R. W. Winfield first exhibited this chair design a...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Aluminum

Eames Zenith RAR Rocking chair with rope edge
Located in Kalamazoo, MI
Highly collectable early edition rocking armchair on rod base (RAR) designed by Ray and Charles Eames and made by Zenith Plastics. The fibre-rich lemon yellow fibreglass shell is in ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Italian Rocking Chair, 1950s
Located in Milano, IT
Beautiful Italian rocking chair from the 1950s. The structure of the chair was made of chromed tubular steel, while for the padding, fine cotton in blue color, reinforcements, with ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

  • Italian Rocking Chair, 1950s
  • Italian Rocking Chair, 1950s
  • Italian Rocking Chair, 1950s
  • Italian Rocking Chair, 1950s
H 31.5 in. W 25.99 in. D 37.41 in.
Early 2nd Generation Charles Eames RKR Rocker by Herman Miller
Located in Buffalo, NY
Early 2nd Generation Eames RKR Rocker by Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames designed their fiberglass and wire chairs to be fitted with a wide variety of bases to offer a range of ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Elephant Rocking Chair for German Shoes Brand Elefanten Schuhe, Wood, 1960s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Nostalgic elephant rocking chair for the german shoes brand Elefanten Schuhe. This Advertising Display - Advertising Object was used to place the kids on while fitting shoes. It'...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Signs

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Chrome

1970s Italian Brass and Black Leather Rocking Chair by Luciano Frigerio
Located in London, London
Rocking chair By Luciano Frigerio Solid brass or bronze New black leather cushions 1970s, Italy.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Brass

Mid-Century Style Steel Garden Rocking Chair
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Midcentury Woodard style garden outdoor rocking chair made from a stamped sheet metal seat and a tubular steel frame. There is a unique woven basket design along the top of each seat.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Italian Guido Faleschini Gilt Metal Lounge Rocking Chair
Located in Prato, IT
Mid-Century Modern Italian Guido Faleschini gilt metal lounge rocking chair with its original fabric cushion, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Chrome Rocking Chair by Selig
Located in Boston, MA
This fabulous rocking chair, made in Italy, imported by Selig, sets a deeply comfortable swoop of cushion on a polished chrome frame between oval rockers. The seat height ranges fro...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Rocking Chairs

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Chrome

  • Chrome Rocking Chair by Selig
  • Chrome Rocking Chair by Selig
  • Chrome Rocking Chair by Selig
  • Chrome Rocking Chair by Selig
H 32 in. W 27.75 in. D 38.5 in.
Spectacular Milo Baughman Style Chrome Oval Rocker Jack Lenor Larsen
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Spectacular Milo Baughman style chrome oval rocker with Jack Lenor Larsen velvet fabric on the seat cushion. We had the seat cushion reupholstered with this gorgeous piece of vintage...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Chrome

Rare Design Icon Rocking Sun Chair by Metz & Co. Vitra Design Museum, 1930
Located in Vienna, AT
An amazing piece for your chair collection: This sun chair was made in 1930 by Metz & Co. in Holland. The metal base is in the original condition, but we think the fabric is renewed...
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Vintage 1930s Dutch Bauhaus Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Guido Faleschini Mid-Century Modern Italian Real Leather Rocking Chair, 1970s
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
Rocking chair designed by Guido Faleschini in the 1970s. Elegant rocking chair with curved and golden metal structure, the upholstery is in real leather. As can be seen from the phot...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Hanging Rattan Chair, circa 1960
Located in London, GB
Hanging swing chair, 1960s, Italy Can be used indoor or outdoor. Incredibly relaxing and comfortable! Alpaca velvet cushion.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

  • Hanging Rattan Chair, circa 1960
  • Hanging Rattan Chair, circa 1960
  • Hanging Rattan Chair, circa 1960
  • Hanging Rattan Chair, circa 1960
H 82.68 in. W 25.6 in. D 42.52 in.
Art Deco Machine Age Wolfgang Hoffmann for Howell Cantilevered Springer Chair
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco Machine Age Wolfgang Hoffmann for Howell Cantilevered Springer Chair Cantilever Streamline Industrial Design PRICE REDUCED Classic Hoffmann - designed cantilevered sprin...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Lounge Chairs

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Steel, Chrome

Rocking Chair in Wood with Woolen Seat by Oswald Haerdtl, Thonet, Austria, 1955
Located in Den Haag, NL
Rocking chair in wood with woolen seat by Oswald Haerdtl, Thonet, Austria, 1955 It comes with a loose woolen cushion.
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Eames RAR Rocking Chair with White Wool Upholstery by Herman Miller 'Zenith'
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful and iconic mid-1950s RAR rocking armchair in very good condition by Charles and Ray Eames. Newly upholstered in premium Bouclé clean white wool and with original base and r...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Italian Antique Rocking Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Metal base and the fruit wood rocking chair early 20th century. Rocking chair is from the Bassano Del Grappa in Veneto region.
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Early 20th Century Italian Campaign Rocking Chairs

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Metal

  • Italian Antique Rocking Chair
  • Italian Antique Rocking Chair
  • Italian Antique Rocking Chair
  • Italian Antique Rocking Chair
H 49.2 in. W 18.1 in. D 40 in.
1940s Parchment Color Fiberglass Shell Rar Rocking Chair by Charles & Ray Eames
Located in Frankfurt, Hessen, DE
Rocking chair by Charles & Ray Eames, fiberglass shell and birch, USA, 1948 RAR rocking chair designed by famous couple Charles and Ray Eames. This is an early example with beauti...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Pair of Rocking Chairs, France, circa 1960
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Pair of rocking chairs, rattan and lacquered iron, circa 1960, France. Measures: Width 56 cm, depth 137 cm, height 100 cm, seat height 44 cm.
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Iron

  • Pair of Rocking Chairs, France, circa 1960
  • Pair of Rocking Chairs, France, circa 1960
  • Pair of Rocking Chairs, France, circa 1960
  • Pair of Rocking Chairs, France, circa 1960
H 39.38 in. W 22.05 in. D 53.94 in.
Rocking Chair by Walter Lamb for Brown Jordan in Bronze Tubing
Located in Denver, CO
Early and rare Walter Lamb rocking chair, webbing is not original but chair is in amazing condition with a beautiful turquoise patina to the bronze tubing. Truly iconic and handcr...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

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Bronze

Hans Kaufeld Rocking Chair in Black Leather
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Hans Kaufeld, rocking chair, aluminium and leather, Germany, 1970s. Modernist rocking lounge chair with matching ottoman designed by Hans Kaufeld, Germany features its original blac...
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Mid-20th Century German Post-Modern Rocking Chairs

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Chrome

  • Hans Kaufeld Rocking Chair in Black Leather
  • Hans Kaufeld Rocking Chair in Black Leather
  • Hans Kaufeld Rocking Chair in Black Leather
  • Hans Kaufeld Rocking Chair in Black Leather
H 31.5 in. W 27.96 in. D 39.38 in.
1960s RAR Rocking Chair by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller
Located in Sagaponack, NY
An early example of the iconic RAR rocker with a molded, rope-edged fiberglass seat with large shock mounts, made by Zenith Plastics for Herman Miller, set upon cross-braced steel st...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

4 Mid Century Rocking Chairs by Thonet
Located in New York, NY
Unusual and rare model Thonet wood, aluminum and vinyl rocking chairs, total of four available, three in green vinyl, one in turquoise vinyl upholstery. Build to commercial standards...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Aluminum

  • 4 Mid Century Rocking Chairs by Thonet
  • 4 Mid Century Rocking Chairs by Thonet
  • 4 Mid Century Rocking Chairs by Thonet
  • 4 Mid Century Rocking Chairs by Thonet
H 29.5 in. W 22 in. D 27.5 in.
Vintage Chrome Rocking Chair
Located in Austin, TX
Vintage chrome rocking chair gets fresh look with cozy soft, fawn-spotted upholstery. Upholstery is new. Chrome frame is shaped in the style of a bentwood rocker.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Chrome

  • Vintage Chrome Rocking Chair
  • Vintage Chrome Rocking Chair
  • Vintage Chrome Rocking Chair
  • Vintage Chrome Rocking Chair
H 42 in. W 22.5 in. D 42 in.
Italian Rocking Chair Model 572 By Cassina
Located in London, GB
An incredible and very rare rocking chair (has been attributed to Gio Ponti in the past and shows a strong and striking resemblance to his designs) in walnut, rubber and fabric for C...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

  • Italian Rocking Chair Model 572 By Cassina
  • Italian Rocking Chair Model 572 By Cassina
  • Italian Rocking Chair Model 572 By Cassina
  • Italian Rocking Chair Model 572 By Cassina
H 37.21 in. W 25.6 in. D 39.77 in.
Corbusier commissioned Francois Carré Sunburst Iron Rocking Chair, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
Rare Carré rocker, painted in an elegant light grey. The design of this chair was commissioned by Le Corbusier from Francois Carre for Carlos (Charles) de Beistegui when Le Corbusier...
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20th Century French Art Deco Rocking Chairs

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Iron

Gerald McCabe for Brown Saltman Steel and Walnut Rocking Chair
Located in Berkeley, CA
Rocking chair designed by California designer Gerald McCabe for Brown Saltman, circa 1960. The sling seat is upholstered in the original channel backed black vinyl, which slips onto ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel, Other

Art Deco Machine Age Wolfgang Hoffmann for Howell Rocking Chair PRICE REDUCED
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco Machine Age Wolfgang Hoffmann for Howell Iconic Indoor Rocking Chair Hofmann Hoffman PRICE REDUCED from $14,500 Rare Howell Modern Chromsteel Furniture #377 Rocker, circa...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Lounge Chairs

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Steel, Chrome

Midcentury Rocking Chair by Lee Woodard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautifully designed sculptural rocker by Lee Woodard, with tufted leather body and brass railing. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dealer).  
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Brass

  • Midcentury Rocking Chair by Lee Woodard
  • Midcentury Rocking Chair by Lee Woodard
  • Midcentury Rocking Chair by Lee Woodard
  • Midcentury Rocking Chair by Lee Woodard
H 40 in. W 27 in. D 37 in.
Amazing Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chair in the Style of Thonet
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This wonderful vintage modern rocking chair features a sculptural bent rod chrome frame. Stylish design with an upholstered seat and backrest complimented by maple wood. Sleek and co...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Chrome

Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Prisma Armchair Rocker Lounge 1984, Memphis Era
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin 1984 Prisma collection armchair rocker lounge. After decades of working with Thayer Coggin, a famously ‘hands-on’ boss that maintained final say over...
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Late 20th Century American Post-Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Samsonite Outdoor Tubular Steel Rocking Chair
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a vintage Mid-Century Modern ottoman or table made by Samsonite in the 1960s. Features a flat tube steel base and plastic slats. Can be used as a foot rest or table. This ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Extremely Rare 4-Seat Child Rocker from the 1960s, Germany
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
Freestanding seesaw. Extremely rare preserved children's seesaw. Total width 75cm, seat width 69cm. Total length 130cm. Seat height 21cm. Total height 63cm.
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Children's Furniture

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Metal

Experiment Rocking Chair by Yrjö Kukkapuro for Avarte Mid Century Modern
Located in Weesp, NL
Mid century modern Avarte experiment rocking chair by Yrjö Kukkapuro. Rare experiment rocking chair which back in the 1980s has been produced in a very small quantity and therefor al...
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Vintage 1980s Finnish Rocking Chairs

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Iron

1st Generation Eames RKR Rocker by Herman Miller
Located in Buffalo, NY
Charles and Ray Eames designed their fiberglass and wire chairs to be fitted with a wide variety of bases to offer a range of heights, uses, and aesthetics. One of the most desirable...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Art Deco Machine Age Streamline Indoor / Outdoor Tubular Aluminum Lounge Chair
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco Machine Age streamline indoor / outdoor tubular aluminum lounge chair A uncommon example, in the manner of Richard Neutra or Warren McArthur. Appears to be original (or ...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Lounge Chairs

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Aluminum

Tubular Iron Rocker Chair after John Risley Modern Patio Designs
Located in National City, CA
We are pleased to offer you a very Mod Vintage Rocker with sculptural shape in its original vintage unrestored condition. maker. Signs of vintage wear. Sold as-is. Dimensions: 28" ...
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Vintage 1980s Unknown Modern Rocking Chairs

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Iron

Set of 2 Rocking Chairs by Takeshi Nii, Japan, 1950s
Located in Wrocław, Poland
This set of 2 rocking chairs was designed by Takeshi Nii and produced in the 1950s. The upholstery is made of natural leather in black with white stitching. The frame is made of alum...
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Vintage 1950s Rocking Chairs

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Aluminum

  • Set of 2 Rocking Chairs by Takeshi Nii, Japan, 1950s
  • Set of 2 Rocking Chairs by Takeshi Nii, Japan, 1950s
  • Set of 2 Rocking Chairs by Takeshi Nii, Japan, 1950s
  • Set of 2 Rocking Chairs by Takeshi Nii, Japan, 1950s
H 34.65 in. W 22.05 in. D 33.47 in.
Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Eames Black Fiberglass RAR Rocker Rocking Chair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Eames black fiberglass RAR rocking chair. Item features black fiberglass shell, original Herman Miller stamp to underside, very nice vintage ...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Chrome Base and Black Velvet Italian Rocking Chair circa 1970
Located in Aci Castello, IT
An Italian rocking chair made in the 1970s, good conditions overall, it has been upholstered with a black velvet.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Chrome

Midcentury Scrolled Chrome and Cane Rocking Chair in the Manner of Marcel Breuer
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An awesome chrome scrolled rocker, giving a Classic a fresh modern look. It features a sturdy chrome tubular frame with wood framed caning seat and backrest. Clean damage free condit...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Chrome

Renato Zevi White Tiger Pattern Fabric Chrome Rocking Chair for Selig Ellipse
Located in Roma, IT
Wonderful midcentury rocking chair designed in Italy during 1970s. The piece is a very modernist Italian example, the "Ellipse" by Renato Zevi for Selig, designed with the strong ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Cut Steel, Chrome

Mid-Century Italian Modern Chrome Rocking Lounge Chair & Ottoman by Renato Zevi
Located in Philadelphia, PA
All original set designed by Renato Zevi and produced by Selig in the early 1970s. The set consists of heavy polish chrome frames, with the original Scandinavian print upholstery. Ot...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel, Chrome

Antique Glascock's Baby Walker and Tender Bentwood Bouncy Chair for Infant
Located in Chicago, IL
This Glascock's Baby Walker and Tender is a wonderful example of early industrial design. It makes excellent use of the materials and applies an industrial mindset to solve a clearly...
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Antique Early 1900s American Industrial Children's Furniture

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Metal

Rare Lishman Rocker, Sculptural Chrome-Plated circa 1976, William Lishman
Located in Buffalo, NY
Free form rocking chair with cast aluminum tractor seat and backrest,, Canadian Bill Lishman is best known for his role in Operation Migration, which continues his successful effort...
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Vintage 1970s Canadian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Metal, Aluminum

Michael Van Beuren Easy Rocking Chair, Pair for Domus
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Pair of Michael van Beuren designed "Easy" rocking chairs feature a sinuous crescent-shaped form supported by an angular frame. Each wood slat is attached to the frame using decorati...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Brass

Rocking Lounge Chair and Ottoman by Renato Zevi
Located in Dallas, TX
Rocking lounge chair and ottoman by Renato Zevi for his edition Zevi international, Italy, 1970s. Both chair and ottoman are in excellent condition.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Prisma Armchair Rocker Lounge 1984, Memphis era
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin 1984 Prisma collection armchair rocker lounge. This item is on Clearance. Clearance listings are priced for quick and final sale. No holds. They te...
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Late 20th Century American Post-Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Bauhaus Art Deco Machine Age Iconic Armchair Aluminum, Ash Marcel Breuer
Located in Dallas, TX
Bauhaus Art Deco Machine Age iconic armchair aluminum, ash marcel Breuer modernist Swiss German Presumably faithful later version of the iconic cantilevered Embru-Werke Mantel & C...
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20th Century Unknown Art Deco Lounge Chairs

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Aluminum

Vintage Industrial Metal Rocker
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Gorgeous vintage metal rocker features a mesh seat and back, all stripped down and restored to a bare metal style finish. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dealer).
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20th Century Industrial Rocking Chairs

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Metal

  • Vintage Industrial Metal Rocker
  • Vintage Industrial Metal Rocker
  • Vintage Industrial Metal Rocker
  • Vintage Industrial Metal Rocker
H 39.5 in. W 22 in. D 34 in.
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20th Century Metal Rocking Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of 20th century metal rocking chairs available for sale. Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco and Industrial 20th century metal rocking chairs are consistently popular styles. Many 20th century metal rocking chairs are appealing in their simplicity, but Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames and Charles Eames produced popular 20th century metal rocking chairs that are worth a look.

How Much are 20th Century Metal Rocking Chairs?

Prices for 20th century metal rocking chairs can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, 20th century metal rocking chairs begin at $85 and can go as high as $19,500, while the average can fetch as much as $2,389.

Finding the Right Rocking Chairs for You

The phrase “rocking chair” didn’t find its way into the dictionary until the mid-18th century. While most of the sitting furniture that we use in our homes originated in either England or France, the iconic rocking chair is a quintessentially American piece of furniture.

A Philadelphia cabinetmaker’s bill for a proto-rocking chair issued in 1742, which identified the seat as a “Nurse Chair with rockers,” is the earliest surviving evidence of this design’s humble beginnings. The nurse chair was a low side chair intended for nursing women, so giving it a soothing rocking motion made sense. Rocking chairs, which saw a curved slat affixed to the chairs’ feet so that they could be literally rocked, quickly gained popularity across the United States, garnering a reputation as a seat that everyone could love. They offered casual comfort without the expensive fabrics and upholstery that put armchairs out of many families’ budgets.

Rocking chairs are unique in that they don’t just offer a place to rest — they offer an opportunity to reminisce. The presence of one of these classic pieces stirs up our penchant for nostalgia and has the power to transform a space. They easily introduce a simple country feel to the city or bring the peaceful rhythm of a porch swing into a sheltered sunroom. Although craftsmen took to painting and stenciling varieties of the chairs that emerged in New England during the 19th century, the most traditional rocking chairs are generally unadorned seats constructed with time-tested materials like wood and metal. As such, a minimalist vintage rocking chair can be ushered into any corner of your home without significantly disrupting your existing decor scheme or the room’s color palette.

In the decades since the first rocker, top designers have made the piece their own. Viennese chair maker Michael Thonet produced a series of rockers in the middle of the 19th century in which the different curved steam-bent wood parts were integrated into fluid, sinuous wholes. Mid-century modernists Charles and Ray Eames added wooden rockers to their famous plastic shell armchair, while Danish designer Frank Reenskaug opted for teak and polished beech, introducing pops of color with small cushions (a precursor to the bold works that would follow in the 1970s and 1980s).

No matter your personal style, let 1stDibs pair you with your perfect seat. Deck out your porch, patio or parlor — browse the vintage, new and antique rocking chairs in our vast collection today.