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George Nelson For Herman Miller First Generation Coconut Chair and Ottoman
By George Nelson
Located in Seattle, WA
The Coconut chair was designed in 1955 by the American architect, industrial designer, author
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Metal

George Nelson Coconut Chair in Alexander Girard Minicheck
By Herman Miller, George Nelson
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Iconic coconut chair designed by George Nelson. A low-slung lounge profile with spacious seat for
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Fiberglass

Pair of Early Coconut Chairs by George Nelson for Herman Miller in Shearling
By George Nelson
Located in Dallas, TX
A pair of early metal back Coconut chairs designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller. Fully
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1950s Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Sheepskin

Coconut Chair by George Nelson for Vitra, 1950s
By George Nelson, Vitra
Located in Antwerp, BE
Introducing the Coconut Chair by George Nelson for Vitra, an iconic piece of modern design that
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Chrome

Vintage Coconut Chair by George Nelson for Vitra, 1950s
Coconut Chair by George Nelson for Vitra, 1950s
H 33.08 in W 40.95 in D 32.68 in
Mid-Century Modern Brown Leather Coconut Chair by George Nelson for Vitra
By Vitra, George Nelson
Located in Doornspijk, NL
The Coconut chair was designed in 1955 by the American architect, industrial designer, author
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Steel

George Nelson Coconut Chair and Ottoman
By George Nelson
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Leather chair and ottoman with metal base.
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1950s Coconut Chair Vintage

Early, Metal Shell ! Coconut Chair by George Nelson in Brown Upholstery, 1955
By Herman Miller, George Nelson
Located in Amsterdam IJMuiden, NL
George Nelson for Herman Miller. Fully restored and upholstered The super rare, original Coconut Chair
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Metal

Early Herman Miller Coconut Chair Designed by George Nelson in 1956
By Herman Miller, George Nelson
Located in Offenburg, Baden Wurthemberg
Early Herman Miller Coconut lounge chair. Manufactured ca. in 1960. Upholstery in brown fabric
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Steel

1960s Adrian Pearsall Coconut Lounge Chair On Walnut Base Original Upholstery
By Adrian Pearsall
Located in Monrovia, CA
Original 1960s Adrian Pearsall Coconut Wedge Chair On A Walnut Base With Its Original 1960s
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

1990s Coconut Wicker Low Lounge Chair by Clayton Tugonon for Snug
Located in Hollywood, FL
A low lounge chair in the style of Filipino designer Clayton Tugonon for Snug, the ‘Coconut’ chair
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Late 20th Century Philippine Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Coconut

George Nelson Low-Back Executive Tilt-Swivel Chair for Herman Miller
By George Nelson
Located in Seattle, WA
the Mid-Century Modern era such as the CSS shelving system, Marshmallow sofa, Kangaroo Chair, Coconut
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Naugahyde

Iconic George Nelson ‘Coconut’ Lounge Chair
By Vitra, George Nelson
Located in Waalwijk, NL
George Nelson, ‘Coconut’ lounge chair, fiberglass, leather upholstery, steel, United States, design
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Steel

Iconic George Nelson ‘Coconut’ Lounge Chair
Iconic George Nelson ‘Coconut’ Lounge Chair
H 33.47 in W 41.34 in D 29.14 in
Pair of Coconut Shell Chairs with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Located in New York, NY
Pair of coconut shell chairs with curved backs and mother-of-pearl inlay detail at top. Paris
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Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Coconut

1950s Swedish Modern Coconut Lounge Chair
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Sweden Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Unknown Era: 1950s Materials: Beech, Wool Measurements: 31" wide x 32" deep x 26.5" tall Seat Height: 13" tall Condition: In good orig...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Wool, Beech

George Nelson "Coconut" Lounge Chair for Vitra
By George Nelson
Located in Edmonton, AB
This iconic midcentury modern lounge chair was designed by George Nelson in 1956. This chair is a
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Steel

Vintage Boho Tessellated Coconut Shell Dining Chairs - Set of 6
Located in west palm beach, FL
Embrace eclectic charm with this set of 6 vintage Boho tessellated coconut shell dining chairs
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Late 20th Century Philippine Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Rare Pair of 1. Edition Metal Shell Coconuts
By George Nelson
Located in Munich, DE
designed by george nelson in 1955 and made by herman miller.
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Metal

Rare Pair of 1. Edition Metal Shell Coconuts
Rare Pair of 1. Edition Metal Shell Coconuts
H 32.29 in W 41.74 in D 33.08 in
Mid 20th MCM Mr. Chair Lounge Chair & Ottoman by George Mulhauser for Plycraft
By George Mulhauser, Plycraft
Located in Topeka, KS
iconic “Coconut Chair.” Mr. Mulhauser designed for many recognized companies including Paul McCobb
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Metal

Pair of DUX Lounge Chairs Fully Restored in Mohair Velvet, Artifort, 1955
By Theo Ruth, Artifort
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
Pair of lounge chairs by Swedish manufacturer DUX and distributed by Artifort the Netherlands 1955
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1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Steel

Michael Wolk "Miami" Swivel Loung Chair on Casters
By Michael Wolk
Located in Miami, FL
Iconic Michael Wolk designed Miami lounge chair. The chair sits on five casters and maintains its
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1990s American Post-Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Fabric

Vintage Coastal Painted Bent Rattan Lounge Chairs - a Pair
Located in west palm beach, FL
Experience coastal charm with this pair of vintage American-style lounge chairs. Crafted from bent
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Upholstery, Rattan

Space Age Ball Chair in White Fiberglass and Brown Leather
Located in Waalwijk, NL
coconut. The chair bears strong resemblance to the 'Girasole' chair, designed by Luciano Frigerio. Please
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1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Leather, Fiberglass

Pair of Michael Wolk Swivel Lounge Chairs in Ivory Bouclé
By Michael Wolk
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Sexy pair of Michael Wolk Miami chairs with swivel bases professionally reupholstered in luxurious
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1990s American Post-Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Bouclé, Upholstery

Tessellated "Sylvie" Chair by Rie and Yiouri Augousti, France 1989
By R & Y Augousti
Located in Buffalo, NY
The Sylvie chair is an iconic design by R & Y Augousti. One of their very first designs, this
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1980s French Post-Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Sapele Wood

George Nelson for Herman Miller Action Office Table or Desk
By Herman Miller, George Nelson
Located in Skokie, IL
MAA chairs. His best-known designs include the 1955 Coconut Chair and the 1956 Marshmallow Sofa, with
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Stainless Steel

1960s Action Office Standing Desk by George Nelson, Herman Miler production
By Herman Miller, Robert Propst, George Nelson
Located in Renens, CH
, architect, designer and author is famous for several of his creations such as the Bubble Lamps, the Coconut
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Metal

Pair of Coconut Mosaic Shell Plant Holders
Located in Brussels , BE
Pair of coconut mosaic shell plant holders. Sold without the chair.
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Coconut

Pair of Coconut Mosaic Shell Plant Holders
Pair of Coconut Mosaic Shell Plant Holders
H 60.24 in W 15.75 in D 15.75 in
Walnut & Mohair Dining Set by Pier Luigi Colli for Fratelli Marelli, Italy, 1950
By Pier Luigi Colli, Fratelli Marelli
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
Stunning walnut dining table and six matching dining chairs by Pier Luigi Colli, handmade by the
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1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Brass

Rare 1930s Alvar Aalto for Stylclair in Plywood and Braided Straw
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Alvar Aalto for Stylclair, lounge chair, beech plywood, braided straw, France, 1930s We present a
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1930s French Scandinavian Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Straw, Beech, Plywood

Italian Mid-Century Modern light brown coconut-shaped Rattan Basket Chair, 1950
Located in Wolfurt, AT
coconut-shaped. They feature a light brown rattan seat shell and a base of lacquered iron. The chairs are
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1950s European Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Iron

Mid-Century Boucle Armchair Chair, 1960s
Located in Wien, AT
These armchairs were produced in the 1960s. They have been completely restored including new springs for the upholstery. For the cover we have chosen a beautifully fitting Boucle fab...
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1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Wool, Beech, Coconut

Mid-Century Boucle Armchair Chair, 1960s
Mid-Century Boucle Armchair Chair, 1960s
H 32.29 in W 27.56 in D 29.53 in
Mid-Century Boucle Armchair Chair, 1960s
Located in Wien, AT
These armchairs were produced in the 1960s. They have been completely restored including new springs for the upholstery. For the cover we have chosen a beautifully fitting Boucle fab...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Wool, Beech, Coconut

Mid-Century Boucle Armchair Chair, 1960s
Mid-Century Boucle Armchair Chair, 1960s
H 32.29 in W 27.56 in D 29.53 in
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 Coconut Chair Vintage

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Metal

1960s, Danish Design, Renovated-Reupholstered Ear Flap Chair, Sheepskin
Located in Tarm, 82
1960s, Danish design. Completely renovated-reupholstered high-back ear flap chair. "Most talked
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Sheepskin, Oak

Lounge Chair by Jaroslav Smidek for Jitona, 1960s
By Jaroslav Smidek
Located in Wien, AT
natural coconut fiber, providing comfortability. Very quality English velvet upholstery from Colefax and
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Velvet, Beech

Danish design by Frode Holm, make up chair, 60s, completely reupholstered
By Frode Holm
Located in Tarm, 82
Frode Holm, Danish make up chair. Manufactured in about 1960 with Chr. Linnebergs Møbelfabrik. Teak
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Fabric, Teak

Mid Century Boucle Armchair, 1960s
Located in Wien, AT
wooden parts, solid coconut fiber upholstery. Fully restored. With a wonderfully soft english cover
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Coconut, Wool, Oak

Mid Century Boucle Armchair, 1960s
Mid Century Boucle Armchair, 1960s
H 34.26 in W 27.56 in D 28.35 in
Dieter Rams Lounge Chair + Ottoman Swivel Base by Vitsœ Leather 1962 Minimal
By Vitsoe, Dieter Rams
Located in Munster, NRW
Lounge Chair + Ottoman from the chair program 620 - designed by Dieter Rams for Vitsoe, Germany in
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1960s German Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Leather

Mid-Century Boucle Armchair for Jitona, 1960s
By Jitona
Located in Wien, AT
restored chair with the soft wool fabric guarantees a very comfortable seating. The wooden parts restored
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Wool, Beech, Coconut

Mid-Century Boucle Armchair for Jitona, 1960s
Mid-Century Boucle Armchair for Jitona, 1960s
H 32.68 in W 30.32 in D 23.63 in
1960s, Swedish Design, Refurbished Armchair, Furniture Wool
Located in Tarm, 82
beige furniture wool fabric. Cognac leather buttons. New upholstery with natural coconut mat. Renewed
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1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Wool, Beech

Midcentury Armchair by Jan Vanek for Krasna Jizba, 1950s
Located in Wien, AT
This lounge chair by Jan Vanek for Krasna Jizba was made in the former Czechoslovakia in the 1950s
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

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Oak, Fabric

RARE Mid-century Sculptural Rattan Palm Tree floor Lamp, Mario Torres Lopez
By Mario Lopez Torres
Located in Van Nuys, CA
wicker with removable leaves and 3 coconut-shaped lights attributed to Mario Lopez Torres. The lamp
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1960s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Rattan

Coconut Chair by George Nelson in Brown Leather
By George Nelson
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Brown leather coconut chair in very good condition. Design: George Nelson.  
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Iron

Coconut Chair by George Nelson in Brown Leather
Coconut Chair by George Nelson in Brown Leather
H 32.68 in W 40.95 in D 32.68 in
George Nelson for Herman Miller First Edition Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair
By Herman Miller, George Nelson
Located in Chicago, IL
Coconut chair Designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller USA, circa 1950s 1950s Alexander
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Aluminum

George Nelson Coconut Chair in Purple Vitra Production
By Vitra, George Nelson
Located in Hamburg, DE
Design by George Nelson 1955, produced by Vitra in 2006. Upholstery in purple leather.                  
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1950s German Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Metal

Pair of American Modern Coconut Veneered Side Chairs
Located in Hollywood, FL
the frame overall in coconut veneer, the square slightly curved back with circular center, on
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1950s Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Wood, Coconut, Textile

George Nelson Coconut Lounge Chair
By Vitra, George Nelson
Located in Bern, CH
The coconut lounge chair is a well recognized midcentury piece due to it’s simplicity in design
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1950s German Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Chrome

George Nelson Coconut Lounge Chair
George Nelson Coconut Lounge Chair
H 33.08 in W 40.95 in D 32.68 in
Lounge Chair, 1970s, Wool, Beechwood, Completely Restored
Located in Tarm, DK
Lounge chair. Produced in circa 1970. Legs in stained beech wood. Completely restored by craftsman
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1970s European Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Wool, Beech

Scandinavian Rocking Chair, Teak Wood, 1960s, Completely Renovated
Located in Tarm, DK
Rocking chair with teak frame. Made in circa 1960. Total renovated in quality gray wool fabric by
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Wool, Teak

Danish Design, Illum Wikkelsø, Armchair, 1970s, Completely Renovated
By Illum Wikkelsø
Located in Tarm, DK
natural coconut padding had to be in the seat cushion. Legs of solid teak wood. Manufactured by MN Horsens
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Wool, Teak

2 Maitland-Smith Ivory & Tan Tessellated Fossil w/ Inlaid Brass Band Side Tables
By Maitland Smith
Located in Houston, TX
tables between a pair of chairs or in front of a sofa or sectional sofa. The tables are price and sold
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Stone, Brass

Rare Original Emil Bisttram - Study of a Cowboy
Located in San Francisco, CA
, saltillo, Crucifix, Cristo, Chalice, Commode, Armoire, Chairs, Candlesticks, Candelabra, Spratling, coconut
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1930s American Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Pencil, Charcoal

A Great Vintage Mexican Santiaguito Body Mask - Circa 1930
Located in San Francisco, CA
, saltillo, Crucifix, Cristo, Chalice, Commode, Armoire, Chairs, Candlesticks, Candelabra, Spratling, coconut
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1930s Mexican Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Wood

Two Coconut Chairs
By Herman Miller
Located in Antwerp, BE
Coconut chairs | Herman Miller. USA | 1956 black leather | bent-steel three-legged base 84 cm H
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1950s American Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Leather

Two Coconut Chairs
Two Coconut Chairs
H 33.08 in W 42.13 in D 31.89 in L 33.08 in
George Nelson 'Coconut' Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
'Coconut' Chair upholstered in gold leather w/metal base
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1950s American Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Metal

George Nelson 'Coconut' Chair
George Nelson 'Coconut' Chair
H 36.5 in W 44 in D 32 in
George Nelson coconut chair
By George Nelson
Located in Palm Springs, CA
George Nelson coconut chair in green naugahyde.
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1950s American Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Steel

George Nelson coconut chair
George Nelson coconut chair
H 31 in W 42 in D 30 in
George Nelson Coconut Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Early George Nelson Coconut chair and ottoman, by Herman Miller, white enameled steel shell with
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1950s American Coconut Chair Vintage

George Nelson Coconut Chair
George Nelson Coconut Chair
H 32 in W 41 in D 33 in
Original Herman Miller Coconut Chair
Located in San Francisco, CA
Original George Nelson design for Herman Miller Coconut Chair in extremely rare original orange
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1950s American Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Metal

Original Herman Miller Coconut Chair
Original Herman Miller Coconut Chair
H 32.5 in W 40 in D 33 in
Organic Modern Coconut Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
coconut tree. The life expectancy of the trees last for 70 years. With the chairs fibrous grain, smooth
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20th Century Asian Organic Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Coconut

Organic Modern Coconut Chairs
Organic Modern Coconut Chairs
H 37.5 in W 28 in D 28 in
Original George Nelson Coconut Chairs
By Herman Miller, George Nelson
Located in Chula Vista, CA
For your consideration a pair of coconut chairs designed by George Nelson. First edition in metal
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coconut Chair Vintage

Materials

Chrome, Metal

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Coconut Chair Vintage For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal coconut chair vintage for your home. Each coconut chair vintage for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, fabric and plastic. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer coconut chair vintage, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. A coconut chair vintage, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Neoclassical style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. George Nelson, Herman Miller and Vitra each produced at least one beautiful coconut chair vintage that is worth considering.

How Much is a Coconut Chair Vintage?

Prices for a coconut chair vintage start at $855 and top out at $13,000 with the average selling for $4,700.

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 Coconut Chair Vintage
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The Coconut chair is a lounge chair with a curved body that resembles a wedge of coconut. It usually features a metal wire basket and tubular steel base. George Nelson designed the chair in 1955. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of Coconut chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    George Nelson designed the coconut chair in 1956. Herman Miller continues to produce the curvy accent chair based on his original design. On 1stDibs, you can shop a collection of coconut chairs from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 17, 2023
    To be vintage, a chair typically needs to be at least 20 years old, while a chair older than 100 years is an antique. On 1stDibs, find a variety of antique, vintage and modern dining chairs from some of the world's top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Many factors like wood, construction, and patina come into play when you date a vintage chair. If you can’t find a maker’s mark or any other kind of identifying mark on the piece, consult a furniture encyclopedia or a certified expert. On 1stDibs, you’ll find a collection of vintage chairs from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    To tell how old a vintage chair is, first try and locate the manufacturer's label, tag or mark. Typically, identifying markings and tags appear under cushions or on the undersides of chairs. You may find that the date of manufacturing appears on the label or tag. If not, check trusted online resources to find out when the manufacturer was in business to make an estimate of the age. When in doubt, enlist the help of a certified appraiser or antiques dealer to help you date a particular chair. Find an assortment of antique, vintage and modern chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    To know if your vintage Eames chair is real, check for a reclining mechanism. On original chairs, the back had a permanent reclined position, so no mechanism is necessary. Also, a vintage piece is around 32 inches high, while later reproductions are normally bigger. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of expertly vetted Eames chairs.

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