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Low Back Danish Modern Lounge Easy Chair
Located in Belmont, MA
Danish Modern Lounge Chair with Nail Heads and Teak Legs and Paws.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Naugahyde, Teak

Low Back Danish Modern Lounge Easy Chair
Located in Belmont, MA
Danish Modern Lounge Chair with Nail Heads and Teak Legs and Paws.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Naugahyde, Teak

Henning Kjaernulf Danish Mid-Century Carved Oak Low Lounge Chair in Oak, 1970's
By Henning Kjærnulf
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Rare and sought after lounge chair by Danish Designer, Henning Kjaernulf made from quarter-sawn
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Oak

Danish Midcentury 1940s Flemming Lassen Style Low Lounge Chair
By Mogens Lassen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Super charming 1940s lounge chair in the style of Mogens Lassen with very sculptural organic shape
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Beech

Danish 1950s Low Back Lounge Chair by Fritz Hansen
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful 1950s Danish easy chair by Fritz Hansen. Very elegant with a sculptural organic shape and
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Beech

Sculptural Low-Profile Lounge Chairs in Bouclé, Denmark, 1950s
Located in Westport, CT
Set of Scandinavian-Modern lounge chairs, original from Denmark, circa 1950-1959. Completely
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Bouclé, Teak

Low Slung Danish Modern Lounge Chair by Ib Kofod-Larsen
By Ib Kofod-Larsen
Located in Atlanta, GA
Low slung Danish modern lounge chair by Ib Kofod-Larsen, Denmark, circa 1960s. This chair is
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Teak

Kofod Larsen for Selig Mid Century Sleigh Leg Low Back Lounge Chairs
By Selig, Ib Kofod-Larsen
Located in Countryside, IL
Kofod Larsen for Selig Mid Century Sleigh Leg Low Back Lounge Chairs - Pair These chairs measure
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Danish 1940s Banana Style Barrel Low Club or Lounge Chair
By Viggo Boesen, Slagelse Mobelvaerk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Comfortable, exuberant, and superbly made Danish lounge chair perfectly capturing the essence of
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Mohair, Wool, Beech

Danish Early Midcentury or Art Deco Low Lounge Chairs 1930-40s
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Super charming and very elegant Danish small lounge chair from the late art deco period or early
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Mohair, Beech

Pair, Mid-Century Modern Brown Vintage Leather Lounge Chairs, Denmark circa 1970
Located in Round Top, TX
Pair of Mid-Century Modern brown leather lounge chairs. This pair show cases a traditional molded
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Late 20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Wood, Beech

Danish Early Midcentury or Art Deco Low Lounge Chair in Mahogany, 1940s
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Superb Danish late Art Deco early midcentury chair from the late 1930's or early 1940s with spring
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Mahogany

Pair Mid-Century Danish Modern Hans Olsen Black Leather Lounge Chairs Model 500
By Hans Olsen
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Pair of Mid-Century Modern black leather and rosewood model 500 lounge chairs by Hans Olsen for CS
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Rosewood

Danish 1940s Channel Back Low Back Lounge Chair in Emerald Green Wool
By Flemming Lassen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Super charming 1940s lounge chair in the style of Mogens Lassen with very sculptural organic shape
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Beech, Wool

Pair of Danish 1960's Low Lounge chairs with Teak Legs and Accents
By Kurt Olsen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Ultra cool pair of low lounge chairs from the early 1960's with the typical swag seen in Danish
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Teak

Pair of Danish 1940s Midcentury Fritz Hansen Style Low Back Lounge Chairs
By Fritz Hansen, Alfred Christensen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Classic Danish very comfortable high back armchair from the 1940s in the style of Fritz Hansen and
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Beech

Pair of Danish Early Midcentury or Art Deco Low Lounge Chairs 1930-40s
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Super charming and very elegant pair of Danish small lounge chairs from the late art deco period
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Vintage 1930s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Mahogany, Wool

Tail Lounge Chair, Low Back, Brass Base
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
. Available in both a low and high-backed version, the Tail chair is perfectly suited for public settings such
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Tail Lounge Chair, Low Back, Brass Base
Tail Lounge Chair, Low Back, Brass Base
H 24.5 in W 20.5 in D 19.7 in
Pair of Danish Early Midcentury or Art Deco Low Lounge Chairs 1930-40s
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Super charming and very elegant pair of Danish small lounge chairs from the late art deco period
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Velvet, Mahogany

Pair of Danish Early Midcentury or Art Deco Low Lounge Chairs Mahagony, 1940's
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Superb pair of Danish late Art Deco early midcentury chairs from the late 1930s or early 1940's
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Mahogany

Danish Modern Lounge Chairs with Wooden Accents, Denmark ca 1950s
Located in Utrecht, NL
and colour variation. In the realm of mid-century modern design, Danish cabinetmaker lounge chairs
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Bat Low Back Lounge Chair, Fully Upholstered, Oak Base
By GamFratesi Design Studio, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The new bat lounge chair, which comes in a high- and low-back version, is designed by Danish
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Oak

Bat Low Back Lounge Chair, Fully Upholstered, Walnut Base
By GamFratesi Design Studio, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The new Bat Lounge Chair, which comes in a high- and low-back version, is designed by Danish
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Walnut

Tail Lounge Chair, Low Back, Semi Matte Black Base
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
. Available in both a low and high-backed version, the Tail Chair is perfectly suited for public settings such
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Mid-Century Danish 1940's Large Scale Club Chair
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Sublime large scale club chair in the style of Fritz Hansen made in the early 1940s. The chair is
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Beech

Pair of High + Low Back 1940s Wingback Lounge Chairs
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Denmark Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Unknown Era: 1940s Materials: Wool, Beech
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Beech

Bat Low Back Lounge Chair, Fully Upholstered, Stained Oak Base
By Gubi, GamFratesi Design Studio
Located in Berkeley, CA
The new bat lounge chair, which comes in a high- and low-back version, is designed by Danish
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Oak

Bat Low Back Lounge Chair, Fully Upholstered, Conic Base, Antique Brass
By GamFratesi Design Studio, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The new bat lounge chair, which comes in a high- and low-back version, is designed by Danish
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Bat Low Back Lounge Chair, Fully Upholstered, Conic Base, Black Chrome
By GamFratesi Design Studio, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The new bat lounge chair, which comes in a high- and low-back version, is designed by Danish
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

Bat Low Back Lounge Chair, Fully Upholstered, Conic Base, Matte Black
By GamFratesi Design Studio, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The new Bat lounge chair, which comes in a high- and low-back version, is designed by Danish
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

Danish Modern Lounge Chair in Orange Wool & Teak, 1960s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Low-riding danish lounge chair commonly referred to as a pot chair. This one features its original
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Teak

Danish Lounge Scoop Chair after Philip Arctander
By Philip Arctander
Located in South Charleston, WV
profile chair produced, circa 1940 and bears a striking resemblance to a singular scoop lounge chair
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Mid-20th Century Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Highback Lounge Chair with Channeled Backrest Denmark ca. 1950
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Super charming and very unusual highback lounge chair from around 1950. Very unusual proportions
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Beech

Scandinavian Design Spindle Back Lounge Chair Set, Denmark 1960's
Located in Oud-Turnhout, VAN
Vintage Midcentury Modern Scandinavian Design Spindle Back Lounge Chair set. Made in Denmark, 1960
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Beech

Mid Century Upholstered Lounge Chairs in the style of Peter Hvidt
By Peter Hvidt
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A pair of low lounge chairs with dark walnut toned wood frames and upholstered bottom and curved
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Bat Low Back Lounge Chair, Fully Upholstered, Conic Base, Brass Semi-Matte
By GamFratesi Design Studio, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The new Bat lounge chair, which comes in a high- and low-back version, is designed by Danish
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Handsome Pair of Danish Modern Walnut Lounge Chairs
By Harvey Probber
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Handsome pair of Danish modern walnut base lounge chairs. We love the stylish wide low profile and
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Faux Leather, Walnut

Low & High Back Lounge Chairs in Oak attributed to Henning Kjærnulf, 1960s, Set
By EG Kvaliteet, Henning Kjærnulf
Located in Store Heddinge, DK
An beautiful set of Danish lounge chairs, resembling the style of Henning Henry Kjærnulf, forms a
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Oak

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Rosewood&Leather Lounge Chair Model 800 by Hans Olsen
By Hans Olsen, CS Møbler
Located in Warszawa, Mazowieckie
This leather armchair was designed by Hans Olsen for the Danish manufacturer CS Møbler in 1958
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Rosewood

1960's Danish Lounge Chair by Ole Gjerlov Knudssen for France & Søn
By Ole Gjerløv-Knudsen and Torben Lind
Located in Paris, FR
A Mid-Century Modern Danish collectible cool low lounge chair designed Ole Gjerløv-Knudsen for
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Teak

1960s Easy Lounge Chair Model Matador Low Version in Black Leather and Teak Base
By Erhardsen & Andersen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Model "Matador" low back lounge chair in teak and black leather designed by Aage Christiansen in
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Teak

Set of Four Tail Lounge Chairs, Low Back, Matte Black Base, Vidar 0554 Fabric
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
. Available in both a low and high-backed version, the Tail Chair is perfectly suited for public settings such
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Large Lounge or Club Chair with Cabriole Legs, Denmark 1940's
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Sublime large scale club chair in the style of Fritz Hansen made in the early 1940s. The chair is
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Beech

Copacabana Lounge Chair
By Gubi, Mathieu Matégot
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Copacabana lounge chair was created in 1955 by Mathieu Matégot. The low Copacabana lounge chair
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

Copacabana Lounge Chair
Copacabana Lounge Chair
H 27.5 in W 33.5 in D 25.5 in
Svend Skipper Pair of High and Low Back Lounge Chairs in Green Leather
By Svend Skipper
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Super stylish pair of 1960s lounge chairs in gray green leather by Sven Skipper. The chairs are one
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather

Pair of Danish 1940s Channel Back Low Easy Chairs with Open Armrests by Slagelse
By Viggo Boesen, Slagelse Mobelvaerk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Classic pair of elegant Danish low back armchairs from the 1940s by Slagelse Mobelvaerk. The style
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Beech

Mogens Lassen Style Danish 1940s Channel Back Lounge Chair in Mohair Fabric
By Mogens Lassen, Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Incredibly comfortable, exuberant designed high back lounge chair. The style is very much that of
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Mohair, Beech

Danish Art Deco Club or Lounge Chairs with Carved Armrests 1930-40s
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Exceptional ultra cool and comfortable mid-size Art Deco club chairs made in Denmark probably
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Vintage 1930s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Beech, Wool

Pair of Danish 1940s Lounge Chair with Cabriole Legs Mahogany and Wool Fabric
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful very stylish pair of Danish low lounge chair. We are unaware of the designer and maker
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Beech

Rex Lounge Chair in Natural Oak, Solid Frame + Plywood, Mid-Century Modern Style
By Niko Kralj
Located in Ljubljana, SI
Design Museum Munich. Rex lounge chair in Mid-Century Modern style is now available in natural oak and
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2010s Slovenian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Oak

Danish 1940's Fritz Hansen Style Wingback Lounge Chair in with Open Armrest
By Fritz Hansen, Alfred Christensen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Very cool low swung Danish wingback lounge chair very similar to Fritz Hansen's and Alfred
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Elm

Rare Danish Easy Lounge Chair in Mahogany Attributed to Otto Færge, 1940's
By Otto Færge 1
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Incredibly comfortable, exuberantly designed large lounge chair. The style is very much that of
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Beech, Wool

Danish Modern Pair of Kristian Vedel Style Lounge Chairs in Palomino Shearling
By Kristian Vedel
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Stylish pair of Kristian Vedel attributed low profile Danish Modern lounge chairs newly
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Sheepskin, Walnut

Rex Lounge Chair in Black Oak, Solid Frame and Plywood, Mid-Century Modern Style
By Niko Kralj
Located in Ljubljana, SI
Design Museum Munich. Rex lounge chair in Mid-Century Modern style is now available in black oak and
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2010s Slovenian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Oak

Tail Lounge Chair, High Back, Brass Base
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
. Available in both a low and high-backed version, the Tail chair is perfectly suited for public settings such
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Tail Lounge Chair, High Back, Brass Base
Tail Lounge Chair, High Back, Brass Base
H 31.5 in W 20.5 in D 19.7 in
Danish 1940's Lounge Chair with Cabriole Legs of Mahogany and Wool Fabric
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful very stylish Danish low lounge chair. We are unaware of the designer and maker for this
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Vintage 1940s European Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Mahogany

Bat Highback Lounge Chair, Fully Upholstered, Walnut Base
By GamFratesi Design Studio, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The new bat lounge chair, which comes in a high- and low-back version, is designed by Danish
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Bat Highback Lounge Chair, Fully Upholstered, Oak Base
By GamFratesi Design Studio, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The new bat lounge chair, which comes in a high and low back version, is designed by Danish-Italian
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Oak

Penguin Lounge Chair designed by Ib Kofod Larsen for Selig
By Ib Kofod-Larsen, Selig
Located in Offenburg, Baden Wurthemberg
Penguin lounge chair designed by Ib Kofod Larsen in 1953, for Selig. This editon was produced
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

Tail Lounge Chair, High Back, Black Semi Matte Base
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
. Available in both a low and high-backed version, the Tail chair is perfectly suited for public settings such
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

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Mid Century Danish Low Lounge Chair For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal mid century Danish low lounge chair for your home. A mid century Danish low lounge chair — often made from wood, fabric and hardwood — can elevate any home. There are 451 variations of the antique or vintage mid century Danish low lounge chair you’re looking for, while we also have 36 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a mid century Danish low lounge chair — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A mid century Danish low lounge chair made by mid-century modern designers — as well as those associated with Scandinavian Modern — is very popular. Fritz Hansen, Gubi and Hans J. Wegner each produced at least one beautiful mid century Danish low lounge chair that is worth considering.

How Much is a Mid Century Danish Low Lounge Chair?

Prices for a mid century Danish low lounge chair start at $495 and top out at $120,000 with the average selling for $4,200.

A Close Look at mid-century-modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

ORIGINS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

CHARACTERISTICS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNERS TO KNOW

ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNS

VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ON 1STDIBS

The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

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.