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Pair of Swedish Elm Bentwood Chairs in the Style of Alvar Aalto
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Atlanta, GA
Beautiful pair of Swedish side or dining chairs in the style of Alvar Aalto. Another pair, with
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

Materials

Elm, Bentwood

Mid Century Modern Swedish Modern Set of 6 Bentwood Dining Chairs
By Thonet, Alvar Aalto
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid-Century Modern Swedish Modern set of 6 bentwood Dining chairs. Great minimalist design. Legs
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Bentwood

Pair of Swedish 1930s Black Leather Art Deco Club Chairs with Bentwood Frame
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A timeless pair of Swedish Art Deco black leather club chairs with light-toned bentwood structure
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Art Deco Club Chairs

Materials

Bentwood, Leather

Scandinavian Modern Pernilla Lounge Chair Ottoman Bruno Mathsson DUX 1970 Sweden
By Dux of Sweden, Bruno Mathsson
Located in Vienna, AT
Scandinavian Modern vintage Pernilla lounge chair or easy chair with ottoman from bentwood and
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Bentwood

1970's Beech Bentwood with Cognac Leather Folding Lounge Chair by Nelo, Sweden
By Ake Fribytter, Nelo
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Extremely rare folding - lounge chair designed by Åke Fribytter for Nelo Sweden made of beech and
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Beech, Bentwood

Pair of Midcentury Swedish Low Bent Wood Arm Chairs Lounge Chairs
By Dux of Sweden, Alvar Aalto
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Pair of original rare Swedish all blonde low lounge chairs with wool Velvet. Solid birch bentwood
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel

Swedish Modern Bentwood Lounge Chair Attributed to Ake Fribytter for Nelo Mobel
By Ake Fribytter
Located in Deland, FL
Exceptional bentwood construction. This chair is built for style and for comfort. The bentwood
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak

Midcentury Bruno Mathsson Bentwood Chair
By Bruno Mathsson
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Mid-century bentwood Lounge chair . All original including original webbing and in amazing vintage
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Cotton, Beech

  • Midcentury Bruno Mathsson Bentwood Chair
  • Midcentury Bruno Mathsson Bentwood Chair
  • Midcentury Bruno Mathsson Bentwood Chair
  • Midcentury Bruno Mathsson Bentwood Chair
H 30.5 in W 24.5 in D 25 in
Bentwood Art Deco Club Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Sleek and relaxed chairs that can be used daily. Bentwood birch arms enclose the trim, sprung seat
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Vintage 1930s Swedish Art Deco Club Chairs

Materials

Fir

  • Bentwood Art Deco Club Chairs
  • Bentwood Art Deco Club Chairs
  • Bentwood Art Deco Club Chairs
  • Bentwood Art Deco Club Chairs
H 32 in W 23.5 in D 29 in
Pair Bentwood with Beige / Creme Leather Lounge Chairs by Ake Fribytter for Nelo
By Ake Fribytter, Nelo
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Set of two Scandinavian Modern beech bentwood lounge chairs designed by Ake Fribytter and
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bentwood

Three Carl-Axel Acking Bentwood Chairs for Svenska Mobelfarikerna of Bodafors
By SMF Svenska Möbelfabriken Bodafors, Carl-Axel Acking
Located in Belmont, MA
Three Carl-Axel Acking (1910-2001) for Svenska Mobelfarikerna of Bodafors Bentwood Side Chairs
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

Materials

Bentwood

Bentwood with Beige / Creme Leather Lounge Easy Chair by Ake Fribytter for Nelo
By Nelo, Ake Fribytter
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Scandinavian Modern beech bentwood lounge chair designed by Ake Fribytter and manufactured by Nelo
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bentwood

Bentwood with Beige / Creme Leather Lounge Easy Chair by Ake Fribytter for Nelo
By Nelo, Ake Fribytter
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Scandinavian Modern beech bentwood lounge chair designed by Ake Fribytter and manufactured by Nelo
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bentwood

Set of 4 Stacking Chairs Made in Sweden by Lammhults Mobel
By Lammhults
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Nice set of 4 stacking chairs designed and manufactured in Sweden by Lammhults Mobel AB, made in
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Early 2000s Swedish Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Primitive Swedish Pine Log Chair from Dalarna
Located in Houston, TX
Primitive Swedish pine log chair from Dalarna dated 1760. Steamed bentwood banding. Fine, dry pale
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Antique Late 18th Century Swedish Folk Art Chairs

Materials

Pine

Pair of Yngve Ekstrøm Lounge Easy Chairs by Swedese Møbler, Sweden 1956
By Swedese, Yngve Ekström
Located in Portland, OR
Beautiful pair of lounge chairs, designed by Yngve Ekstrøm and produced by Swedese in the 1950ies
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Suede, Bentwood

Leather Reclining Chair & Ottoman by Thomasville
By Dux of Sweden, Thomasville
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Danish modern design adjustable recliner chair with ottoman by Thomasville. the ottoman is 20x20x19.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bentwood, Plywood

Midcentury Swedish Lounge Chairs "Bristol" by Gunnar Kentemo for Göte Möbler
By Göte Möbler Nässjö
Located in Karlstad, SE
Pair of lounge chairs model "Bristol" by Gunnar Kentemo for Göte Möbler. This rarely seen model
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20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bentwood

Vintage Lennart Bender for Møbelfabriken Tibro Sweden Ulferts Chair and Ottoman
By Ulferts Swedish
Located in Chicago, IL
Vintage Modern Lennart Bender for Møbelfabriken Tibro Sweden Ulferts Lounge Chair with Ottoman
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Mohair, Upholstery, Wood, Bentwood

1970s Brown Leather Lounge Chair Model 'Krona' By Ake Fribytter For Nelo, Sweden
By Nelo, Ake Fribytter
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Extremely comfortable lounge / easy chair, model "Krona", in bentwood and upholstered with brown
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bentwood

Pair of Buffalo Leather "Krona" Chairs by Ake Fribytter for Nelo, Sweden
By Ake Fribytter, Nelo
Located in Norwalk, CT
masterpiece by Ake Fribytter for Nelo, Sweden, dating back to the 1970's. These iconic chairs exude an
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Late 20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Canvas, Bentwood

1970s, Swedish design by Ake Fribyter for Nelo, Kroken lounge chair, original.
By Ake Fribytter, Nelo
Located in Tarm, 82
1970s, Swedish design by Ake Fribyter, "Kroken" lounge chair. Original upholstery in dark brown
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Canvas, Bentwood

Vintage Lounge Swivel Chairs with Footrest by Göte Möbel, Sweden 1970s
By Göte Möbler Nässjö
Located in Bochum, NRW
Very comfortable swivel armchair with its matching footrest, by Göte Möbel Nassjo from Sweden with
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Pair Nelo Wave Chairs by Takeshita Okamura & Erik Marquardsen for Nelo Sweden
By Takashi Okamura and Erik Marquardsen
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Pair of Nelo Wave Chairs by Takeshita Okamura & Erik Marquardsen for Nelo of Sweden. Gray and black
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Vintage 1980s Swedish Post-Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bentwood, Lacquer

Swedish Rocking Chair in Pink Velvet
Located in London, England
This art deco danish modern rocking chair was produced in the 1940s. It is made of bentwood and
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Rocking Chairs

Materials

Wood, Velvet

  • Swedish Rocking Chair in Pink Velvet
  • Swedish Rocking Chair in Pink Velvet
  • Swedish Rocking Chair in Pink Velvet
  • Swedish Rocking Chair in Pink Velvet
H 32.68 in W 28.35 in D 36.23 in
'Pernilla 69' Leather and Beech Chair and Ottoman by Bruno Mathsson for Dux
By Bruno Mathsson, Dux of Sweden
Located in Toronto, CA
The Iconic 'Pernilla' bentwood chair and ottoman - designed by Bruno Mathsson and produced by DUX
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood, Canvas, Beech

1940s Swedish Rocking Chair by Gustaf Axel Berg
By Gustaf Axel Berg, Alvar Aalto
Located in Shepperton, Surrey
A particularly fine 1940s birch bentwood rocking chair by Swedish designer Gustaf Axel Berg. An
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

Materials

Birch

  • 1940s Swedish Rocking Chair by Gustaf Axel Berg
  • 1940s Swedish Rocking Chair by Gustaf Axel Berg
  • 1940s Swedish Rocking Chair by Gustaf Axel Berg
  • 1940s Swedish Rocking Chair by Gustaf Axel Berg
H 36.23 in W 23.23 in D 29.14 in
Bruno Mathsson Eva Reading Chair
By Bruno Mathsson
Located in Riverdale, NY
Bruno Mathsson reading chair, originally designed in 1934 in laminated beech bent wood with linen
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Bentwood

  • Bruno Mathsson Eva Reading Chair
  • Bruno Mathsson Eva Reading Chair
  • Bruno Mathsson Eva Reading Chair
  • Bruno Mathsson Eva Reading Chair
H 33 in W 17 in D 25 in
Mid-century swedish lounge swivel chair with Ottoman by Göte Möbler, 1960s
By Göte Möbler Nässjö
Located in STRASBOURG, FR
Comfortable swivel lounge chair with ottoman, produced by Göte Möbler Sweden during the 1960s. The
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

A Pair of Mid Century Lounge Folding Chairs by Nelo Of Sweden for Roche Bobois.
By Roche Bobois
Located in Miami, FL
A Pair of Vintage Mid Century Modern Lounge Folding Leather Chairs by Nelo Of Sweden for Roche
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21st Century and Contemporary Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Bentwood

Early edition Model36 Lounge chair by Karl Mathsson, Sweden 1937, Bruno Mathsson
By Bruno Mathsson, Karl Mathsson
Located in Zandhoven, BE
Very ealier edition of this unique and rare lounge chair. About the creators: Bruno Mathsson was
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood

Arne Norell ‘Ari’ Lounge Chair and Ottoman in Original Black Leather Sweden, 60s
By Arne Norell, Norell Möbel AB
Located in WIJCKEL, NL
Comfortable lounge chair and ottoman designed by Arne Norell. This award winning lounge chair is
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel

60s Lena Larsson Grandessa armchair for Nesto set/2
By Lena Larsson, Nesto
Located in Amstelveen, Noord
Vintage design designed by Lena Larsson for Nesto. The grandessa chair was brought to the
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood

Bruno mathsson pernilla by Dux easy chair fauteuil , 1970's
Located in Delft, NL
Material: Leather, birch Condition: Good Origin: Sweden
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bentwood

Set of Six Chairs Model 2025 Designed by Josef Frank for Svenskt Tenn
By Josef Frank
Located in Stockholm, SE
Set of six chairs model 2025 designed by Josef Frank for Svenskt Tenn, Sweden, 1950s. Lacquered
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Upholstery, Wood, Bentwood, Lacquer

Black leather swivel chair by Ake Fribytter for Nelo Möbel, 1970s
By Ake Fribytter
Located in HEVERLEE, BE
Vintage leather swivel lounge chair designed by Ake Fribytter for Nelo Möbel. The chair features a
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Bruno Mathsson " Eva" Style Lounge Chair
By Bruno Mathsson
Located in Germantown, MD
Mid Century Scandinavian Modern Beech and Canvas webbed lounge chair attributed to Bruno Mathsson
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Canvas, Beech, Bentwood

Scandinavian Modern "Lamino" Lounge Chair By Yngve Yngve Ekström For Swedese
By Swedese, Yngve Ekström
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Lamino chair is a classic example of Scandinavian design created in 1956 and was voted the best Swedish
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Teak, Bentwood

Bruno Mathsson ‘Pernilla’ Chair for Dux, 1970’s
By Bruno Mathsson
Located in Delft, NL
Bruno Mathsson ‘Pernilla’ chair for Dux, 1970's An eye catcher in your home.
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Bentwood

1970s, Scandinavian lounge chair, original very good condition, art deco style.
Located in Tarm, 82
1970s, Scandinavian lounge chair in original very good condition: no smells and no stains. Art deco
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Fabric, Bentwood

Set of Ten Dining Chairs by Carl-Axel Acking, Sweden, 1937
By Carl-Axel Acking, NK (Nordiska Kompaniet)
Located in Stockholm, SE
Set of ten dining chairs by Carl-Axel Acking, made from beech bentwood in a neat design with
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Vintage 1930s Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech

Pair of Yngve Ekström Lamino Teak with Cowhide Lounge Chairs for Swedese, 1950s
By Swedese, Yngve Ekström
Located in San Francisco, CA
A pair of fantastic 1950s Yngve Ekström teak Lamino lounge chairs with cowhide upholstery for
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Teak, Cowhide, Fabric, Bentwood

Mid Century Yngve Ekström Swedese Lamino Easy Chair 1956
By Swedese, Yngve Ekström
Located in Baltimore, MD
Sweden. This gorgeous mid century chair is an early design in original condition. Features oak frame with
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Oak

1970s Set of Leather Cantilever Chairs with Footrest "Poäng by Noboru Nakamura
By Noboru Nakamura
Located in Vigonza, Padua
1970s originally iconic set of vintage Ikea leather cantilever chairs with footrest ( Poäng by
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Late 20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bentwood

1960s Yngve Ekström Lamino for Swedese Chair
By Yngve Ekström, Swedese
Located in Monrovia, CA
1960s Yngve Ekström Lamino chair for Swedese Scandinavian Modern design is stamped, Made In Sweden
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pernilla Leather Lounge Chair by Bruno Mathsson for DUX
By Bruno Mathsson
Located in Chesham, GB
A Pernilla leather lounge chair. Designed by Bruno Mathsson and made by Dux. 1960s. Leather and
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Beech

Bruno Mathsson 'Eva' Lounge Chair
By Bruno Mathsson
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage 'Eva' lounge chair designed by Bruno Mathsson for Firma Karl Mathsson, Sweden. Bentwood
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Vintage 1950s Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Beech

  • Bruno Mathsson 'Eva' Lounge Chair
  • Bruno Mathsson 'Eva' Lounge Chair
  • Bruno Mathsson 'Eva' Lounge Chair
  • Bruno Mathsson 'Eva' Lounge Chair
H 33 in W 19.5 in D 25 in
Original Mid Century Lounge Chair “Lamino” by Yngve Ekström for Swedese, 1950s
By Swedese, Yngve Ekström
Located in Appeltern, Gelderland
solid oak bentwood and armrests made of teak. The chair has been reupholstered in cognac brown leather
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Teak

Pair of Midcentury Pine Arm Chairs Lounge Chairs by Bruksbo Made in Norway
By Bruksbo
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Pair of original rare Swedish all blonde low lounge chairs with orange/red corduroy upholstery
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Vintage 1960s Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Pine

Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH N.0 Single Armrest Black Chair in Mesh Backrest
By Front Design, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH
Located in Brooklyn, NY
expressive power of GTV’s distinctive hallmarks: bentwood and Vienna straw. The Swedish duo reinterpret the
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21st Century and Contemporary Austrian Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood

Set of Four Scandinavian Modern Arne Jacobsen Chairs
By Arne Jacobsen
Located in Greenwich, CT
A set of four Scandinavian modern bentwood dining chairs known as series 7, or model 3107, chairs
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Early 2000s Swedish Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Steel

Set of Four Ilmari Tapiovaara Dining Chairs
By Edsby-verken, Ilmari Tapiovaara
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Elegant set of four Ilmari Tapiovaara for Edsby-verken, bentwood teak veneer seat dining chairs
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood, Teak

  • Set of Four Ilmari Tapiovaara Dining Chairs
  • Set of Four Ilmari Tapiovaara Dining Chairs
  • Set of Four Ilmari Tapiovaara Dining Chairs
  • Set of Four Ilmari Tapiovaara Dining Chairs
H 32.25 in W 17.75 in D 17 in
SUNFEATHER Armchair, design Sonna Rosén 1948, Pair (2 pcs)
Located in Diö, SE
A Pair of SUNFEATHER Lounge chairs in midnight blue oil finish and dark blue velvet seat. Hand
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2010s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Bentwood, Beech, Natural Fiber

Birch Bentwood Easy Chair by Gustav Axel Berg
By Gustaf Axel Berg
Located in Dorchester, MA
Designed by Gustav Axel Berg, this 1940s lounge chair features an exuberant bentwood birch frame
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Cotton, Birch, Bentwood

1950's Scandinavian Pair Bentwood Armchairs Club Easy Chairs From Sweden in Elm
By Jindrich Halabala
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Set of two beautiful 1950's armchairs / easy club chairs with elegant curved bentwood armrests in
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Elm

Pernilla Leather Lounge Chair and Ottoman by Bruno Mathsson for DUX
By Bruno Mathsson, Dux of Sweden
Located in Buffalo, NY
A Pernilla leather lounge chair and ottoman Designed by Bruno Mathsson and made by Dux. 1960s
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chaise Longues

Materials

Leather, Bentwood

Swedish Art Deco Antique Armchair Early 20th Century Golden Birch Bentwood Arms
Located in LONDON, GB
Single Swedish Art Deco armchair from the Art Deco period with golden birch bentwood arms in a rich
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Early 20th Century Swedish Art Deco Armchairs

Materials

Birch

1970s, Swedish Design by Ake Fribyter for Nelo, Set of Two Kroken Lounge Chair
Located in Tarm, 82
70s, Swedish design by Ake Fribyter. Set of two Kroken lounge chair. Original upholstery in black
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Canvas, Bentwood

Mattson Original Eva lounge chair from 1962
By Bruno Mathsson
Located in Berlin, DE
Bruno Mathsson reading chair, originally designed in 1934 in laminated beech bent wood with linen
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Bentwood

  • Mattson Original Eva lounge chair from 1962
  • Mattson Original Eva lounge chair from 1962
  • Mattson Original Eva lounge chair from 1962
  • Mattson Original Eva lounge chair from 1962
H 32.29 in W 27.96 in D 23.63 in
Pair of Fine 1920´s Elegant Art Deco Unique Swedish Armchairs
Located in Bronx, NY
Pair of Swedish 1920s black leather Art Deco club chairs with bentwood frame, fine carving details
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Vintage 1920s European Art Deco Armchairs

Materials

Wood, Bentwood

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Bentwood Chair Sweden For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal bentwood chair Sweden for your home. Each bentwood chair Sweden for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, bentwood and animal skin. If you’re shopping for a bentwood chair Sweden, we have 281 options in-stock, while there are 1 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a bentwood chair Sweden — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right bentwood chair Sweden, those designed in Scandinavian Modern, mid-century modern and Art Deco styles are of considerable interest. Bruno Mathsson, Dux of Sweden and Yngve Ekström each produced at least one beautiful bentwood chair Sweden that is worth considering.

How Much is a Bentwood Chair Sweden?

A bentwood chair Sweden can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,970, while the lowest priced sells for $160 and the highest can go for as much as $20,618.

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 Bentwood Chair Sweden
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A bentwood chair is a chair made out of wood that has been steamed and formed into its desired shape. The iconic No. 14 chair made by Thonet is a well-know chair made in this technique. There are many bentwood chairs for sale on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The Bentwood Chair was made by German-Austrian cabinetmaker Michael Thonet in the mid-19th century. His design is still popular with interior designers and homeowners worldwide. Shop a collection of Bentwood chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.