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Lounge Chairs - Safari style Danish Midcentury chairs by Børge Jensen & Sønner
By Borge Jensen
Located in Highclere, Newbury
A very rare pair of Danish midcentury Børge Jensen & Sønner ‘Safari’ lounge chairs in canvas and
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Canvas, Beech

'Safari' Lounge Chair in Black Vinyl
Located in Waalwijk, NL
'Safari' lounge chair, vinyl, lacquered wood, metal, United Kingdom, circa 1965 This well
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Vintage 1960s British Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Metal

'Safari' Lounge Chair in Black Vinyl
'Safari' Lounge Chair in Black Vinyl
H 27.96 in W 24.81 in D 25.99 in
Pierre Chapo S10 Lounge Safari Chair
By Pierre Chapo
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Iconic Pierre Chapo S10 Chair. France 1960s. Original saddle leather and sold elm wood. This model
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Pierre Chapo S10 Lounge Safari Chair
Pierre Chapo S10 Lounge Safari Chair
H 28.75 in W 26 in D 24.5 in
Mid-Century Skipper Safari Lounge Chair, 1960s
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Special mid-century modern safari lounge chair made in Europe, circa the 1960s. The piece features
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Hardwood

Safari Lounge Chairs Made in Norway 1965
By Finn Juhl
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Stunning Nordic pair of safari lounge chairs in original condition, made in Norway 1965. These
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Vintage 1960s Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

Safari Lounge Chairs Made in Norway 1965
Safari Lounge Chairs Made in Norway 1965
H 33.47 in W 29.53 in D 31.5 in
Scandinavian modern teak leather safari lounge chair yellow
By Arne Norell
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Scandinavian modern teak leather safari lounge chair with yellow upholstery. Very clean chair with
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Vintage 1970s Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Upholstery, Teak

Pair of Quistgaard for Dansk Safari Lounge Chairs
By Dansk, Jens Quistgaard
Located in New York, NY
Rare and important pair of Safari chairs designed by Jens Quistgaard for Dansk Danmark. Both chairs
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

1960s, Scandinavian "Safari" lounge chair, original condition, leather, beech.
Located in Tarm, 82
1960s, Scandinavian "Safari" lounge chair in original good condition: no smells and no stains
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Beech

Set of 2 Safari lounge chairs, 1970’s
Located in Delft, NL
Dimensions: 67cm W, 62cm D, 35cm H seat, 72cm H total Material: Leather, wood Color : Brown Period: 1970’s
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Vintage 1970s Dutch Brutalist Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Set of 2 Safari lounge chairs, 1970’s
Set of 2 Safari lounge chairs, 1970’s
H 28.75 in W 26.38 in D 24.41 in
M. Hayat & Brothers Pakistani Safari lounge Chairs set. 1970s
By M. Hayat & Bros Ltd.
Located in Braga, Braga
'Safari' lounge chairs and ottoman, wood, black leather and brass, Pakistan, 1970s Two chairs and
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Vintage 1970s Pakistani Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Danish Mid-Century Bamboo Safari Lounge Chairs
By Arne Norell
Located in Norwalk, CT
A gorgeous pair of Danish mid-century "Safari" lounge chairs with bamboo frames, quilt-stitched
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bamboo

Danish ‘Safari’ Lounge Chair in Solid Ash and Cognac Leather
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Lounge chair, leather, ash, brass, Denmark, 1960s This Danish 'Safari' armchair shows very
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Vintage Scandinavian "Safari" Lounge Chairs by Kaare Klint, Denmark, 1960s
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Stockholm, SE
Pair of cool “Safari” lounge chairs by Kaare Klint. Oak frame with nicely tapering legs, cognac
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Oak

1960s Safari Gray Oak Lounge Chairs style of Michel Arnoult
By Michel Arnoult
Located in Chula Vista, CA
1960s Safari lounge chairs solid oak wood. Green leather sling olive cushions. Cerused oak wood in
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Oak

Mid-Century Modern Safari Lounge Chair by Ebbe & Karen Clemmensen
By Fritz Hansen, Karen & Ebbe Clemmensen
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Very beautiful Safari Chair by Ebbe & Karen Clemmensen for Fritz Hansen designed in 1958 and
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Ash

Safari Leather Lounge Chairs in the Style of Børge Mogensen
By Børge Mogensen
Located in Berlin, DE
Very beautiful lounge chairs made out of oak and brown-cognac leather, made in Germany in the 1950s
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20th Century German Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Oak

1950s Safari Lounge Chair & Ottoman in Canvas by Poul Hundevad
By Vamdrup Stolefabrik, Poul Hundevad
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This is a Safari armchair and coordinating ottoman, designed by Poul Hundevad for Vamdrup Denmark
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Vintage 1950s Danish Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Metal

Brown Leather “Hunter” Safari Rosewood Lounge Chair by Torbjørn Afdal, Bruksbo
By Bruksbo
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Brown leather “Hunter” Safari low lounge chair by Torbjørn Afdal for Bruksbo circa 1960. Solid
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Vintage 1960s Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Zanotta Dismountable Safari Chair
By Zanotta, Afra & Tobia Scarpa
Located in Dronten, NL
Exceptionally rare 1970s lounge chair in ash and canvas made by Zanotta. The chair is very solid
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Canvas, Ash

Zanotta Dismountable Safari Chair
Zanotta Dismountable Safari Chair
H 35.44 in W 26.78 in D 25.6 in
Kaare Klint, Danish Mid-Century Modern, Safari Lounge Chairs, Tan Leather, 1940s
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of Kaare Klint Danish Mid-Century Modern Safari Lounge Chairs, Rasmussen Pair of Safari
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Arne Norell Sirocco Safari Lounge Chair in Black leather and Ash, Sweden
By Norell Möbel AB, Arne Norell
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Great Sirocco Safari Lounge Chair designed by Arne Norell and manufactured by Norell Möbel AB in
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Rope, Wood, Ash

Pair of Mid century Scandinavian modern brown leather Safari flex lounge chairs
By Ingmar Relling, Westnofa Furniture
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Pair of mid-century modern "Flex Safari" leather Lounge chairs by Ingmar Relling for Westnofa, Oslo
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Vintage 1970s Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Canvas, Bentwood

Kaare Klint "Safari" Lounge Chairs in Light Leather & Ash, Rud Rasmussen, 1950s
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Odense, DK
refining the lounge chair’s composition, exhibiting his final Safari Chair design in 1933 at the Copenhagen
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Ash

1960s Arne Norell Rosewood Leather Sling Sirocco Safari Lounge Chair Mid-Century
By Arne Norell, Scanform
Located in Hyattsville, MD
The Sirocco safari chair designed by Arne Norell in 1966. This example is in camel-colored leather
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Vintage 1960s Colombian Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather

Vintage safari chair 1960s Denmark
By Kaare Klint
Located in Den Haag, NL
Very nice Safari chair. Beechwood demountable frame. comes with a Canvas upholstery. Good
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Canvas

Vintage safari chair 1960s Denmark
Vintage safari chair 1960s Denmark
H 31.11 in W 23.63 in D 23.63 in
Rare safari lounge chairs in the style of Arne Norell, Bruksbo, Norway, 1970s
By Bruksbo, Arne Norell
Located in Eskilstuna, SE
Very rare pair of safari lounge chairs produced by Bruksbo, Norway, during the 1970s. Made in
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Mid-20th Century Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Beech

Mid-Century Leather Safari Lounge Chair by Angel Pazmino, Ecuador, c. 1960s
By Angel Pazmino
Located in Deland, FL
). This exquisite safari-style chair is incredibly comfortable, structurally sound and ready for a
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Vintage 1960s Ecuadorean Spanish Colonial Lounge Chairs

Materials

Jacaranda

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Danish Safari Campaign Lounge Chairs by Erik Worts
By Niels Eilersen, Erik Worts
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Wonderful pair of safari lounge chairs by Erik Worts for Niels Eilersen. Black Enameled with canvas
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Scandinavian Bruksbo Safari Chairs
By Bruksbo
Located in Karlstad, SE
A pair of very rare safari chairs by Brukso / Stranda, Norway. These chairs are not only a
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20th Century Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Beech, Leather

Midcentury Scandinavian Bruksbo Safari Chairs
Midcentury Scandinavian Bruksbo Safari Chairs
H 29.53 in W 32.29 in D 33.47 in
Kaare Klint "Safari" Lounge Chairs in Red Leather and Ash, Rud Rasmussen, 1950s
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Odense, DK
Absolutely stunning pair of vintage "Safari" chairs in deeply patinated red oxhide and solid ash
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Ash

1970s Modern Safari Lounge Set Three Leather Sling Chairs Wood Tripod Leg Base
By Percival Lafer, Jean Gillon
Located in Chula Vista, CA
1970s Modern safari lounge set of three leather sling chairs on three-legged mahogany wood base
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

1970s Arkana Safari Sling Teak Lounge Chair by Maurice Burke in Black Leather
By Sergio Rodrigues, Maurice Burke, Arkana Furniture
Located in Chattanooga, TN
Classic and iconic Chelsea Safari Chair designed by Maurice Burke for Arkana Furniture in Scotland
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Vintage 1970s English Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Teak

Pair of mid-Century Torbjørn Afdal Hunter-Safari High-Back Leather Lounge Chairs
By Bruksbo, Torbjørn Afdal
Located in Llanbrynmair, GB
A pair of Hunter Safari lounge chairs designed in the 1960s by Norwegian Torbjørn Afdal for Bruksbo
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Mid-20th Century Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather

1960s, Safari Lounge Chair by Hans Olsen for Viska Möbler in Kinna, Sweden
By Hans Olsen
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Beautiful safari chair designed by Hans Olsen for Viska Möbler in Kinna, Sweden. This chairs are
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Lounge Chairs

Materials

Canvas, Oak

Wilhelm Kienzle Leather Safari Chair 1950s
By Wilhelm Kienzle
Located in Čelinac, BA
Wilhelm Kienzle Safari Chair 1950s
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Oak

Wilhelm Kienzle Leather Safari Chair 1950s
Wilhelm Kienzle Leather Safari Chair 1950s
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H 32.29 in W 24.41 in D 23.63 in
Arts & Crafts Style Pair of Oak and Leather "Safari" Lounge Chairs with Ottoman
Located in Lisse, NL
Remarkable set of chairs for creating a unique lounge area. If you are looking for rare and
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Late 20th Century European Arts and Crafts Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Erik Worts Model Form Canvas Safari Spanish Pine Lounge Chair 1977 VINTAGE IKEA
By Erik Worts, IKEA
Located in Munich, Bavaria
This rare Canvas Lounge chair was designed 1977 by Erik Worts for IKEA. The Model name is FORM
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood, Pine, Canvas

2020 KK47000 Safari Lounge Chair by Kaare Klint for Carl Hansen in Tan Leather
By Carl Hansen & Søn, Kaare Klint
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This is a KK47000 Safari Lounge Chair designed by Kaare Klint and produced by Carl Hansen & Son in
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Ash

Pair of Tito Agnoli safari lounge chairs for Bonacina 1960 with original leather
By Bonacina, Tito Agnoli
Located in Boom, Vlaams Gewest
Stunning pair of bamboo and leather designed by Tito Agnoli in the 60ties. Chairs are in good
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Safari Chair by Kaare Klint, 1969
By Rud Rasmussen, Kaare Klint
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning safari chair designed by Kaare Klint for Rud. Rasmussen’s Snedkerier, with patinated ash
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Ash

Safari Chair by Kaare Klint, 1969
Safari Chair by Kaare Klint, 1969
H 32 in W 22.5 in D 23 in
Sirocco Safari Chair by Arne Norrel
By Arne Norell
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Gorgeous coconut wood single Safari chair. Nice detailed design with detailed jointed connections
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Antique 1770s American Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Coconut

Sirocco Safari Chair by Arne Norrel
Sirocco Safari Chair by Arne Norrel
H 28.5 in W 26 in D 26 in
Mid-century design OY BJ Dahlqvist AB Dark Brown Leather safari lounge chair
Located in Delft, NL
Dimensions: 80cm D, 70 cm W, 75cm H 55cm H arm rest , 40cm H seat Producer: OY BJ Dahlqvist AB Origin: Finland Period: 1960’s
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Vintage 1970s Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

1960s, Safari Lounge Chair by Hans Olsen for Viska Möbler in Kinna, Sweden 1
By Hans Olsen
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Beautiful safari chair designed by Hans Olsen for Viska Möbler in Kinna, Sweden. This chairs are
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Lounge Chairs

Materials

Canvas, Oak

M. Hayat & Brothers Pakistani Safari Chair. 1970s
By M. Hayat & Bros Ltd.
Located in Braga, Braga
'Safari' lounge chair, wood, black leather and brass, Pakistan, 1970s This 'Safari' armchair shows
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Vintage 1970s Pakistani Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

M. Hayat & Brothers Pakistani Safari Chairs. 1970s
By M. Hayat & Bros Ltd.
Located in Braga, Braga
'Safari' lounge chair and ottoman, wood, black leather and brass, Pakistan, 1970s This 'Safari
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Vintage 1970s Pakistani Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen. Safari chair new upholstered with black aniline leather. Straps in
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Vintage 1960s Danish Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Ash

Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
H 31.5 in W 22.05 in D 22.84 in
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen. Safari chair new upholstered with black aniline leather. Straps in
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Vintage 1960s Danish Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Ash

Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
H 31.5 in W 22.05 in D 22.84 in
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen. Safari chair new upholstered with black aniline leather. Straps in
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Vintage 1960s Danish Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Ash

Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
H 31.5 in W 22.05 in D 22.84 in
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen. Safari chair new upholstered with Vintage aniline leather. Straps
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Ash

Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair
H 31.5 in W 22.05 in D 22.84 in
Pair of Safari Chairs by Ole Wanscher
By Ole Wanscher, PJ Furniture
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A pair of oak framed Scandinavian Modern safari chairs with canvas seats and backs. Made in Denmark
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Oak, Canvas

Pair of Safari Chairs by Ole Wanscher
Pair of Safari Chairs by Ole Wanscher
H 32.5 in W 22.25 in D 24 in
Danish Safari Chair in Cognac Leather and Oak
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Safari chair, patinated leather, oak, Denmark, 1950s.  This elegant safari chair features
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Oak

Safari Chairs by Aage Bruun & Son, Denmark, 1960s
By Aage Bruun & Son
Located in Hammarö, SE
A pair of safari chairs by Aage Bruun & Son of black leather and soap treated beech from the 1960s.
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Oak

Douglas Heaslett Brown Saltman Safari Sling Chair 1960s
By Brown Saltman, Douglas Heaslett
Located in Forest Grove, PA
A vintage Mid-Century Modern brown Saltman safari chair designed by Douglas Heaslett. Solid oak
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Faux Leather, Oak

Midcentury Sirocco Safari Chairs Styled After Arne Norell
By Arne Norell
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Midcentury sirocco safari chair by Arne Norell, this beautiful set of chairs features a strong
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Fabric, Canvas, Ash

Mid Century Danish Safari Chair by Farstrup Stolen
By Farstrup
Located in Lisboa, Lisboa
One wonderful vintage 1960s safari chair, made by Danish manufacturer Farstrup stole. The chair is
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Canvas, Wood, Leather

Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Safari Chair with ottoman
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen. Safari chair new upholstered with Vintage aniline leather. With
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Ash

Pair of Hayat Bros. Leather Campaign Safari Chairs & Ottoman
By M. Hayat & Bros Ltd.
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Weathered pair of mid-century modern black leather safari chairs and one matching ottoman. The
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20th Century Pakistani Campaign Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Kaare Klinkt Safari Chair for Rud Rasmussen, Denmark, 1950
By Rud Rasmussen, Kaare Klint
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A beautiful “Safari” lounge chair designed by Kaare Klint, manufactured by Rud Rasmussen in Denmark
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Vintage 1950s Danish Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, Pair of Safari Chairs
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen. Pair of Safari chairs new upholstered with vintage aniline leather
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Ash

Erik Worts Safari Chair for Niels Eilersen, Denmark, 1960
By Erik Worts, Niels Eilersen
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Stunning safari lounge chair designed by Erik Worts and manufactured by Niels Eilersen, Denmark
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Rosewood, Leather

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Lounge Chair Safari For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal lounge chair safari for your home. A lounge chair safari — often made from wood, animal skin and leather — can elevate any home. Find 297 options for an antique or vintage lounge chair safari now, or shop our selection of 1 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a lounge chair safari — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A lounge chair safari is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Scandinavian Modern, Mid-Century Modern and Arts and Crafts styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one lounge chair safari that is appealing in its simplicity, but Arne Norell, Kaare Klint and Norell Möbel AB produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Lounge Chair Safari?

Prices for a lounge chair safari start at $1 and top out at $18,424 with the average selling for $3,685.

Finding the Right lounge-chairs for You

While this specific seating is known to all for its comfort and familiar form, the history of how your favorite antique or vintage lounge chair came to be is slightly more ambiguous.

Although there are rare armchairs dating back as far as the 17th century, some believe that the origins of the first official “lounge chair” are tied to Hungarian modernist designer-architect Marcel Breuer. Sure, Breuer wasn’t exactly reinventing the wheel when he introduced the Wassily lounge chair in 1925, but his seat was indeed revolutionary for its integration of bent tubular steel.

Officially, a lounge chair is simply defined as a “comfortable armchair,” which allows for the shape and material of the furnishings to be extremely diverse. Whether or not chaise longues make the cut for this category is a matter of frequent debate.

The Eames lounge chair, on the other hand, has come to define somewhat of a universal perception of what a lounge chair can be. Introduced in 1956, the Eames lounger (and its partner in cozy, the ottoman) quickly became staples in television shows, prestigious office buildings and sumptuous living rooms. Venerable American mid-century modern designers Charles and Ray Eames intended for it to be the peak of luxury, which they knew meant taking furniture to the next level of style and comfort. Their chair inspired many modern interpretations of the lounge — as well as numerous copies.

On 1stDibs, find a broad range of unique lounge chairs that includes everything from antique Victorian-era seating to vintage mid-century modern lounge chairs by craftspersons such as Hans Wegner to contemporary choices from today’s innovative designers.

Questions About Lounge Chair Safari
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    In 1933, Kaare Klint created the safari stool for noted furniture retailer Carl Hansen and Son. This chair was inspired by an officer’s chair Klint saw in a travel guide. It was one of the first DIY pieces of furniture that came unassembled but was easily put together without tools. Shop a collection of Carl Hansen furniture from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 29, 2024
    A lounge chair is a type of recliner that is often accompanied by an ottoman as a footrest. It’s merely a comfortable armchair, and the shapes of lounge chairs as well as the materials used to make this kind of seat are extremely diverse. Whether or not chaise longues make the cut for this category is a matter of frequent debate.

    Similar to recliners, there are many styles of lounge chairs. On 1stDibs, find a broad range of unique lounge chairs that includes everything from antique Victorian-era seating to vintage mid-century modern lounge chairs by craftspersons such as Hans Wegner to contemporary choices from today’s innovative designers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 8, 2023
    The difference between a lounge chair and a chair is specificity. A chair is the general term for furniture typically designed to seat one person at a time, and there are many different kinds of chairs, including dining, accent and office chairs. Lounge chairs are another example of a specific type of chair. They are chairs with a footrest that allows you to elevate your feet while sitting. On 1stDibs, explore a large collection of chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 5, 2021
    A sling lounge chair is a chair formed of metal or wooden frame to which a piece of flexible material is loosely fitted. It is used to relax while the sitter remains engaged in an activity such as reading a book or having a conversation. Find a variety of vintage and antique sling lounge chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJanuary 23, 2024
    Whether lounge chairs are comfortable or not is a matter of personal opinion. However, providing a comfortable place to sit is the main function of a lounge chair. After all, the addition of the footrest makes it possible to kick up your feet and relax. Many makers design lounge chairs with comfort in mind, adding features like cushioning and/or ergonomic backrests and seats. Explore a wide variety of lounge chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 2, 2021
    A chaise longue chair — or “chaise lounge,” as it is sometimes called in America — is a reclining upholstered sofa that is long enough to support one's legs. A comfortable common ground between sofas and daybeds, early iterations of chaise longues were discovered in Ancient Egypt and were later frequently used in both Greece and Rome. Shop a collection of antique, vintage, and contemporary chaise lounge chairs from some of the world’s top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    There are a variety of names that a lounge chair can be called, like chaise, daybed and settee to name a few. Lounge chairs add a classic touch to any décor. You can shop a collection of lounge chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Not allowing for deviation, a lounge chair is defined as an armless recliner that is paired with an ottoman and designed for relaxing. It is not a reclining chair and it is not an armchair. This is an interesting category where it’s more about the purpose of the chair than the actual design when you get down to it. Shop a collection of lounge chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 22, 2024
    How long a lounge chair is varies. However, they are generally longer than other types of chairs to accommodate a user's feet in an outstretched position. Most lounge chairs are between 73 and 80 inches long. Shop a diverse assortment of lounge chairs from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    The difference between a lounge chair and an accent chair pertains to purpose. Typically, a lounge chair is wider and deeper than an accent chair and tends to have a thicker cushion. These stylistic differences owe to the fact that lounge chairs are meant to provide luxurious, comfortable seating for long periods of time, while accent chairs are more often intended to add visual appeal to a living room. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of living room chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 21, 2023
    Opinions vary about what the most comfortable lounge chair in the world is. Everyone has their own preferences when it comes to seating. Generally, lounge chairs that feature cushioning and have ergonomic designs that fit the curves of the human body are comfortable options. One iconic example is the Eames lounge chair and ottoman, which its creators, Charles and Ray Eames, designed to serve as "a special refuge from the strains of modern living." On 1stDibs, find a large collection of lounge chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertDecember 4, 2023
    Although opinions may vary, the most famous lounge chair in the world is arguably the Eames lounge chair. Charles and Ray Eames designed the chair and unveiled it in 1956. The couple famously called their lounge chair and ottoman "a special refuge from the strains of modern living” and described their design as having the "warm receptive look of a well-used first baseman’s mitt." Its design includes a bentwood frame and an upholstered shape topped off with supple leather. Find vintage Eames lounge chairs for sale on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 1, 2023
    A fancy lounge chair is sometimes called a chaise lounge. This type of chair has an elongated shape that supports the sitters legs as well as their upper bodies. The name is French and translates to "long chair." On 1stDibs, shop a collection of chaise lounges from some of the world's top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 14, 2023
    An indoor lounge chair is sometimes called a chaise longue. However, some people refer to chairs that allow you to elevate your feet while you sit as "lounge chairs," regardless of whether they are indoors or outdoors. Chaise longues differ from recliners, which have moving footrests that can be raised and lowered. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of vintage lounge chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertDecember 12, 2023
    Bedroom lounge chairs are sometimes called chaise longues. The name is French for “long chair” and generally refers to a chair with the length of a sofa and the shape of a chair. It's also acceptable to refer to them simply as lounge chairs. On 1stDibs, shop a large selection of lounge chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertDecember 12, 2023
    What a Victorian lounge chair is called depends on its style. A piece that is long and narrow and has a raised headrest on one end and a lower backrest on the other is a fainting couch. Upholstered chairs that have long, extended seats meant for reclining are chaise longues. Find a collection of lounge chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, the Eames lounge chair is ergonomic. The Eames lounge chair and ottoman are created with molded plywood and leather designed to curve to the human form. The Eames lounge chair is a highly coveted furniture item by both home décor enthusiasts and vintage collectors alike. Shop a selection of Eames lounge chairs on reputable sites, such as 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    In order to repair a Bertoia lounge chair, it is recommended to take your furniture to a licensed, experienced repair shop to avoid damaging your Bertoia further. The Knoll website also has tips and tricks for general maintenance. Shop a collection of properly vetted Bertoia chairs from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 22, 2024
    Only 10 Lockheed Lounge Chairs were made. In addition, Marc Newson made four artist's proofs and one prototype. He created the sleek aluminum chair in 1988 and spent six months handcrafting the chairs. In 1993, the chair became widely known due to its appearance in Madonna's music video for the song “Rain.” On 1stDibs, shop a selection of Marc Newson furniture.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 1, 2023
    Yes, you can use a lounge chair in a living room. In fact, the chairs are especially well-suited to use in living rooms. After all, the purpose of a lounge chair is to allow you to lean back and relax, and many people retire to their living rooms to unwind at the end of the day. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of antique and vintage lounge chairs.

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