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Catenary Chair

'Chair" from the Catenary Collection by Minimalist Studio Artist Adam Zimmerman.
By Adam Zimmerman, Zimmerman Workshop
Located in Bellport, NY
"Chair" by Studio Craft and minimalist Artist Adam Zimmerman. This curvaceous and comfortable chair
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Mid Century Modern George Nelson Herman Miller Hairpin Leg Daybed Sofa
By Herman Miller, George Nelson
Located in Dayton, OH
Mulhauser (designer of the Coconut Chair), Robert Brownjohn (designer of the sets for the James Bond film
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Metal

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Catenary Chair For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the catenary chair you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of animal skin, leather and metal, every catenary chair was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a catenary chair, we have 10 options in-stock, while there are 2 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a catenary chair — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A catenary chair is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern styles are sought with frequency. George Nelson, Herman Miller and Adam Zimmerman each produced at least one beautiful catenary chair that is worth considering.

How Much is a Catenary Chair?

Prices for a catenary chair can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1,840 and can go as high as $19,200, while the average can fetch as much as $7,925.

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