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Midcentury Pair of Swivel Slipper Chairs with Brass Bases by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Beautiful pair of midcentury swivel slipper chairs with brass bases by Milo Baughman. A truly gorgeous pair of slipper chairs. Chairs have been professionally reupholstered with all ...
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Early 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Slipper Chairs

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Brass

Midcentury Pair of Swivel Slipper Chairs with Brass Bases by Milo Baughman
By Thayer Coggin
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Beautiful pair of midcentury swivel slipper chairs with brass bases by Milo Baughman. A truly gorgeous pair of slipper chairs. Chairs have been professionally reupholstered with ...
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Early 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Slipper Chairs

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Brass

Midcentury Pair of Swivel Slipper Chairs with Brass Bases by Milo Baughman
By Thayer Coggin
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Beautiful pair of midcentury swivel slipper chairs with brass bases by Milo Baughman. A truly gorgeous pair of slipper chairs. Chairs have been professionally reupholstered with all ...
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Early 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Slipper Chairs

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Brass

Midcentury Pair of Swivel Slipper Chairs with Brass Bases by Milo Baughman
By Thayer Coggin
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Beautiful pair of midcentury swivel slipper chairs with brass bases by Milo Baughman. A truly gorgeous pair of slipper chairs. Chairs have been professionally reupholstered with all ...
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Early 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Slipper Chairs

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Brass

Milo Baughman Swivel Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Pasadena, CA
This swivel armchair by Milo Baughman retains it's original beige and grey patterned fabric. It's very comfortable like all the Milo Baughman designed chairs.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Upholstery

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  • Milo Baughman Swivel Chair
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  • Milo Baughman Swivel Chair
H 27 in. W 30 in. D 31.5 in.
Large Milo Baughman Swivel Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
Large scale swivel chair by Milo Baughman. Original vivid upholstery over walnut swivel base.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

  • Large Milo Baughman Swivel Chair
  • Large Milo Baughman Swivel Chair
  • Large Milo Baughman Swivel Chair
  • Large Milo Baughman Swivel Chair
H 28 in. W 38 in. D 38 in.
Milo Baughman Chrome Swivel Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Atlanta, GA
Curvaceous chrome swivel chair, designed by Milo Baughman, American, circa 1960s. Chrome has been hand polished. Retains original orange velvet style fabric. We can reupholster it fo...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Metal, Chrome

  • Milo Baughman Chrome Swivel Chair
  • Milo Baughman Chrome Swivel Chair
  • Milo Baughman Chrome Swivel Chair
  • Milo Baughman Chrome Swivel Chair
H 29.5 in. W 27 in. D 32 in.
Milo Baughman Large Swivel Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
Oversize swivel chair by Milo Baughman for Thayer-Coggin. Original fabric and chrome swivel base in great condition.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Milo Baughman Rocking Swivel Egg Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Dallas, TX
A large scale rocking, swivel egg chair designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin. Original velvet upholstery in very good condition.
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Vintage 1970s Swivel Chairs

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Fabric

  • Milo Baughman Rocking Swivel Egg Chair
  • Milo Baughman Rocking Swivel Egg Chair
  • Milo Baughman Rocking Swivel Egg Chair
  • Milo Baughman Rocking Swivel Egg Chair
H 35.5 in. W 40 in. D 39 in.
Milo Baughman Large Scale Swivel Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
Oversize swivel chair by Milo Baughman. Newly upholstered and fully restored. Refinished walnut base.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Milo Baughman Swivel Chairs on Brass Bases
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of swivel chairs by Milo Baughman. These were reupholstered in pleated leather in the 1980s. The leather has a Nice broken in feel to it. Both in good vintage condition.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Brass

Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Barrel Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in East Hampton, NY
Milo Baughman swivel chairs. Original silk upholstery.
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Vintage 1970s Swivel Chairs

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Fabric

Early Milo Baughman Swivel Egg Chair, 1960
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
Early Milo Baughman egg chair, circa 1960. Original fabric is in very good condition.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

  • Early Milo Baughman Swivel Egg Chair, 1960
  • Early Milo Baughman Swivel Egg Chair, 1960
  • Early Milo Baughman Swivel Egg Chair, 1960
  • Early Milo Baughman Swivel Egg Chair, 1960
H 41.5 in. W 34 in. D 34 in.
Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Parlor Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in North York, ON
These Mid-Century Modern parlour chairs are modern and comfortable. Restored in a beautiful upholstered fabric maintaining the classic channel back original look. A perfect pair for ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Fabric, Wood

  • Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Parlor Chairs
  • Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Parlor Chairs
  • Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Parlor Chairs
  • Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Parlor Chairs
H 32 in. W 29.5 in. D 34.25 in.
Milo Baughman Swivel Chairs on Bronze Bases
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of swivel chairs by Milo Baughman. Fully restored. New upholstery with bronze swivel bases.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Bronze

Chrome Case Swivel Chairs by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of fully restored and refinished swivel chairs by Milo Baughman. Chrome wrapped frames and bases. New mohair upholstery.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Midcentury Swivel Lounge Chairs after Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This pair of vintage lounge chairs features 360 degree swivel, comfortable design, and tufted back. Stylish Mid-Century Modern design in the style of Milo Baughman. Please confirm it...
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Vintage 1970s North American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Upholstery

Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Parlor Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in North York, ON
These Mid-Century Modern parlour chairs are fun and comfortable. They are in stellar condition with no rips or tears. The colourful pattern is retro and exciting and the round swivel...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Metal

  • Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Parlor Chairs
  • Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Parlor Chairs
  • Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Parlor Chairs
  • Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Parlor Chairs
H 32 in. W 29.5 in. D 34.25 in.
Petite Swiveling Lounge Chair by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A sculptural swiveling and tilting slipper lounge chair having an expressive teardrop form floating on a veneered disc base. Newly upholstered in dark blue wool.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Wool, Wood

Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Lounge Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in Middlesex, NJ
Pair of Milo Baughman swivel lounge chairs. Chairs sit on walnut bases, swivel, and tilt.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Pair of Large Milo Baughman Swivel Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of large-scale swivel chairs by Milo Baughman. Newly upholstered and fully restored. Walnut bases.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Milo Baughman Swivel and Tilt Lounge Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in Middlesex, NJ
Milo Baughman swivel and tilt lounge chairs. Chairs are labelled.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Swivel Tub Chairs Designed by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Dallas, TX
Oversized swivel tub chairs designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin, circa 1970s. Chairs are in overall good condition with walnut swivel bases. New upholstery recommended.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Textile, Walnut

Large Milo Baughman Swivel Chair with Rolling Ottoman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Chicago, IL
Large Milo Baughman swivel chairs with rolling ottoman.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Milo Baughman Oversized Swivel Satellite Chair, Raspberry Velvet
By Milo Baughman
Located in Dallas, TX
Oversized Milo Baughman swivel chair with walnut base. Super nice, comfortable.
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Milo Baughman, Yellow Velvet Swivel Chair, USA, 1970s
By Milo Baughman
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful single swivel chair designed by Milo Baughman with a circular chrome base that swivels with ease. Elegant in design, the chair is also extremely comfortable, offering ide...
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Vintage 1970s American Swivel Chairs

Pair of Milo Baughman Style Swivel Chairs, 1970s
By Milo Baughman
Located in Hamburg, PA
A pair of Milo Baughman style swivel chairs, possibly made by Selig. The chairs have walnut finish bases that appear to be a superb photocopy of veneer, well-done looks exactly like ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Upholstery

Pair of Milo Baughman Style Swivel Lounge Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Milo Baughman style swivel lounge chairs. The chairs swivels 360 degrees. Beautiful pure white ultra suede upholstery.
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Ultrasuede

Midcentury Milo Baughman Lucite and Chrome Swivel Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Stamford, CT
Midcentury Milo Baughman Lucite and chrome swivel chair with new leopard velvet upholstery.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Milo Baughman Swivel Chair in Chelsea Textiles Embroidered Linen
By Milo Baughman
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
Description Forsyth is fashion. Leopard print is always in, it's a neutral in our books! We love this beautifully embroidered leopard on linen from Chelsea Textiles. The name of it ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Linen, Wood

Pair of Swivel Chairs by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of swivel chairs, designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin, circa 1980s. These chairs are currently being reupholstered and can be completed in your fabric. The price noted ...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Brass, Metal

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  • Pair of Swivel Chairs by Milo Baughman
  • Pair of Swivel Chairs by Milo Baughman
  • Pair of Swivel Chairs by Milo Baughman
H 31 in. W 30 in. D 30 in.
Rare Original Milo Baughman Steel Wrapped Swivel Chair 1970s
By Milo Baughman
Located in Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire
Sensational single Milo Baughman designed upholstered swivel and tilting metal wrapped tub chair, upholstered in a luxurious and colourful patterned jacquard fabric (woven with Silk,...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Metal

Vintage Brass Swivel Lounge Chairs Attributed to Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Burbank, CA
Exceptional pair of vintage swivel lounge chairs attributed to Milo Baughman designed and manufactured in the United States, circa 1960s. Each chair has been professionally reupholst...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Brass

Large Midcentury Swivel Chair by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Great one off midcentury swivel chair by Milo Baughman. Great size chair in the perfect shade of purple. Love how the base is shaped to the chair. Completely restored with all new...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Velvet

Mid-Century Modern Swivel Lounge Chairs after Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A matching pair of stylish and very comfortable lounge chairs from the early 1980s. These feature nice channel backs and smooth working swivel bases. In need of recovering. Price inc...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Fabric

Milo Baughman Chrome Based Swivel Lounge Chair, 1960s, USA
By Milo Baughman
Located in Miami, FL
Wonderful original vintage swivel lounge chair by Milo Baughman. Upholstery could use a great cleaning or to be redone, but all in all chair is in great vintage shape.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Fabric

Milo Baughman Style Luxe Upholstered Chrome Base Swivel Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Milo Baughman style luxe upholstered chrome base swivel chair Measures: Seat height 18", arm height 24". Mechanically sound, ready for upholstery or can be used as it is. At the time...
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20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Pair of Swivel Tub Chairs Attributed to Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Classic 1970s swivel tub chairs. Midcentury attributed to Milo Baughman ebonized base, fabric is very good and base is very good. Fabric is vintage, perhaps original. Date: circa 19...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Fabric, Wood

Pair of Baughman Style Vintage Barrel Shaped Swivel Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in Westport, CT
Pair of Baughman style barrel shaped swivel chairs label Singer Co, vintage reupholstered in a pale grey nub chenille fabric, button back and swivel 360 degrees. Excellent condition ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Fabric, Foam, Wood

Large Pair of Swivel Chairs Designed by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Dallas, TX
A pair of oversized swivel chairs on walnut bases newly upholstered in Mohair. Designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin.
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Vintage 1960s Swivel Chairs

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Mohair

Pair of Petite Rocking Swivel Chairs by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Dallas, TX
A small-scale pair of rocking swivel chairs on rosewood bases. Designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin. Fully restored.  
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Vintage 1960s Swivel Chairs

Milo Baughman Swivel Tub Chair in COM
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in New York, NY
A swivel tub chair with brass base by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin. Offered with re-upholstery in COM (Client's On Material) or COL (Client's On Leather), USA, circa 1970. You ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Brass

  • Milo Baughman Swivel Tub Chair in COM
  • Milo Baughman Swivel Tub Chair in COM
  • Milo Baughman Swivel Tub Chair in COM
  • Milo Baughman Swivel Tub Chair in COM
H 27 in. W 29 in. D 29 in.
Pair of Asterisk Bases Swivel Chairs by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Miami, FL
Rarely seen armless swivel chairs with asterisk bases by Milo Baughman. These are super comfortable. Retain the original quilted ultrasuede upholstery in excellent condition. Bright ...
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Vintage 1970s American Swivel Chairs

Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Chairs with Brass Bases
By Milo Baughman
Located in Miami, FL
A pair of Milo Baughman swivel chairs. Wide and comfortable. 360 degree swivel.
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Vintage 1960s American Swivel Chairs

Vintage Swivel Egg Chair in the Style of Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Dallas, TX
Good vintage condition. Recommend reupholstery.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Suede

Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Chairs on Chrome Pedestal Bases
By Milo Baughman
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1970s barrel back swivel chairs by designer Milo Baughman, each entirely upholstered in the original beautifully patterned fabric, on pedestal bases in chrome over st...
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Vintage 1970s American Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Pair of Swiveling Barrel Lounge Chairs, Attributed to Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Crockett, CA
Beautiful pair of swiveling barrel lounge chairs with new upholstery and walnut swivel bases. The upholstery fabric is an ecru color with a somewhat linear pattern, reminiscent of so...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Milo Baughman Style Round Back Swivel Chairs with Brass Bases
By Milo Baughman
Located in Pasadena, CA
Beautiful pair of rounded back swivel chairs with polished brass bases in the style of Milo Baughman, circa late 1970s. Chairs are upholstered in a heavy gray jacquard weave fabric.
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Vintage 1970s American Swivel Chairs

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Brass

Vintage Leather Swivel Lounge Chairs by Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Burbank, CA
Exceptional pair of vintage swivel lounge chairs designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin in the United States, circa 1960s. These comfortable chairs have been professionally upho...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Leather, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Milo Baughman Style Barrel Back Swivel Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This midcentury style chair features comfortable barrel back design and swivel base. Fabric and upholstery are comfortable and clean. Please confirm item location (NY or NJ).
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Swivel Tub Chair
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Miami, FL
A fabulous Mid-Century Modern oversized barrel back gray tufted club chair, model 3405, designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin in 1965, and named the "Giant Swivel Tub Chair". N...
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Fabric

Milo Baughman Rosewood Base Swivel Chairs in Linen
By Thayer Coggin, Milo Baughman
Located in Stamford, CT
Unusual pair of swivel chairs on high rosewood bases, designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin. Newly upholstered in linen.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Linen, Rosewood

Pair of Milo Baughman Swivel Lounge Chairs in Black and White
By Milo Baughman
Located in Dallas, TX
From a gorgeous 1960 home, original upholstery. The chairs are very lightly used. Black and white floral with a chrome base.
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Vintage Milo Baughman Style Swivel Chairs Walnut Bases in Eggplant Velvet
By Milo Baughman
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage pair of Milo Baughman style swivel barrel chairs. These have been completely restored. All new foam and insides, newly upholstered in a rich eggplant velvet. Restored walnut ...
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Swivel Chairs

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Velvet, Walnut

Swivel Chairs in the Style of Milo Baughman
By Orange, Milo Baughman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Newly produced pair of swivel chairs in the style of Milo Baughman. Creamy white wool boucle with medium walnut wood swivel base. Extremely comfortable and functional with sleek mode...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Swivel Chairs

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Bouclé, Wood

Elegant Pair of Designer Swivel Chairs Attributed to Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in San Leandro, CA
Handsome pair of swivel chairs in the style of Milo Baughman. The pair are raised on round ebonized hardwood bases. Top quality materials and workmanship including heavy hardwood fra...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Velvet, Hardwood

Pair of Milo Baughman Style Luxe Upholstered Chrome Base Swivel Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of Milo Baughman style luxe upholstered chrome base swivel chairs Seat height 18" / arm height 24". Mechanically sound, ready for upholstery or can be used as they are At the ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Milo Baughman, Pair of Grey Velvet Swivel Chairs, USA, circa 1970s
By Milo Baughman
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful pair of swivel chairs designed by Baughman, each has a circular chrome base that swivels with ease. Elegant in design, with a shell shaped back and armrest, they are also...
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Vintage 1970s American Swivel Chairs

Milo Baughman Swivel Chair in Embossed Pearl and Metallic Platinum Velvet
By Milo Baughman
Located in New York, NY
This stunning Milo Baughman swivel chair has been newly reupholstered in a lustrous platinum and pearl fabric. Rounded, fold-over arms give the piece a seamless look, as does its cur...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Milo Baughman Swivel Chair in Embossed Pearl and Metallic Platinum Velvet
By Milo Baughman
Located in New York, NY
This stunning Milo Baughman swivel chair has been newly reupholstered in a lustrous platinum and pearl fabric. Rounded, fold-over arms give the piece a seamless look, as does its cur...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Upholstery

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Baughman Chairs Swivel For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the baughman chairs swivel you’re looking for. Frequently made of fabric, upholstery and wood, every baughman chairs swivel was constructed with great care. Find 152 options for an antique or vintage baughman chairs swivel now, or shop our selection of 3 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a baughman chairs swivel — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A baughman chairs swivel is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency and Modern styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made baughman chairs swivel over the years, but those crafted by Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin and Selig are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Baughman Chairs Swivel?

A baughman chairs swivel can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $5,000, while the lowest priced sells for $695 and the highest can go for as much as $18,732.

Finding the Right Seating for You

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