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Mies Van Der Rohe Tubular Chrome Arm Chair Mid Century Modern
By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
Sleek and timeless, this Mies van der Rohe Tubular Chrome Arm Chair is a masterpiece of Mid-Century
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Polished Chrome Rail Back Lounge/ Arm Chair
Located in New York, NY
This stunning and sculptural lounge/arm chair designed in the manner of the esteemed American
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Chrome

Vintage Mid Century Modern Blue Upholstered Chrome Swivel Base Club Arm Chair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid Century Modern Blue Upholstered Chrome Swivel Base Club Arm Chair. Item features blue
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Rare Pair Milo Baughman Chrome Even Arm Tuxedo Lounge Chair Mid-Century Modern
By Milo Baughman
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Rare pair of Milo Baughman chrome leg tuxedo lounge chairs. We just love the sexy cube shape along
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Set of Mid-Century Modern Chrome Dining Chairs
Located in Bronx, NY
Set of Mid-Century Modern chrome dining chairs. The arm chairs are 33" in height, 23" in width and
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Set of 6 Mid Century Cantilevered Chrome Dining Arm Chairs Style of Mart Stam
By Mart Stam, Marcel Breuer
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Set of matching 6 mid century cantilevered dining arm chairs In the style of Mart Stam chrome and
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel, Chrome

Set of Six Chrome Mid-Century Modern Dining Chairs with Arm Milo Baughman Style
By Milo Baughman
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Set of six Mid-Century Modern chrome dining chairs with ultra suede upholstery.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Mid Century Milo Baughman Style Chrome Flat Bar Lounge Arm Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Very striking chrome lounge chair in the style of Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin. The chair
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Rare Set of Six 1960s Mid-Century Modern Cherry and Chrome Dining Chairs
By Romweber Furniture Co.
Located in Lafayette, IN
This very unusual set of Mid-Century chairs is attributed to the manufacturer Romweber. We have
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Mid-Century Italian Modern Tufted Mohair and Chrome Lounge Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Luxurious pair of Mid-Century Modern arm chairs with polished chrome frames and tufted back and
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Pair Stendig Arm Chairs, Switzerland, New Luxurious Boucle, Mid-Century Modern
By Charles Stendig, Stendig Co.
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair Stendig arm chairs, Switzerland, New Sheepskin Boucle, Mid-Century Modern A rare pair of
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Jay Spectre Century Eclipse Salmon Pink Post Modern Chrome Club Lounge Arm Chair
By Jay Spectre
Located in Dayton, OH
A beautiful pair of two "Eclipse" club / library / lounge chairs by Jay Spectre for Century Chair
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Vintage 1980s Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Mid-Century Scandinavian Modern Egg Chair
By Arne Jacobsen, Fritz Hansen, Restoration Hardware
Located in Brooklyn, NY
fantastic vintage Scandinavian egg chair! Drawing inspiration from the iconic Danish Arne Jacobsen design
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Mid-20th Century Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal, Steel, Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Chrome Selig Recliner Reclining Lounge Chair After Baughman
By Selig
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid-Century Modern chrome Selig recliner lounge chair after Milo Baughman. Item features
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Italian Lounge Chairs with Chrome Legs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stunning pair of vintage modern Italian lounge chairs feature soft floral upholstery and flat
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Mid Century Modern Milo Baughman Style Chrome & Ultrasuede Club Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Cool pair of mid century modern Milo Baughman style arm chairs having chrome arms and bases and
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Leather Swivel Arm Chair
Located in Atlanta, GA
quality taupe leather. Tub style rounded chair on a swivel chrome base. Enjoy the best of retro design
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Set of 4 Mid Century Modern Leather Chrome Dining chairs by Sam Larsson for DUX
By Dux of Sweden, Sam Larsson
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Rare Set of 4 Vintage Mid Century Modern leather and chrome designed by Sam Larsson for Dux of
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Rowe Mid-Century Modern Chrome Trim Baughman Style Upholstered Club Lounge Chair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Rowe Mid-Century Modern chrome trim Baughman style upholstered club lounge chair. Item features
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Vintage 1970s North American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Harvey Probber Style Mid-Century Modern Chrome and Tufted Velvet Lounge Chair
By Harvey Probber
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful 1960s Harvey Probber style modern lounge chair in chromed steel with seat arm and back
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Vintage Mid Century Modern Blue Upholstered Chrome Swivel Base Club Chair - Pair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid Century Modern Blue Upholstered Chrome Swivel Base Club Chairs - a Pair. Item features
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Metal

Mid-Century Modern Chrome Flat Bar Art Deco Club Lounge Armchair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Mid-Century Modern chrome flat bar Art Deco lounge chair. Item features a polished chrome frame
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Mid Century Modern Cityscape Fabric Desk Arm Side Chair with Castors Paul Evans
By Paul Evans
Located in Wayne, NJ
Chrome cityscape fabric desk arm side chair with castors by Paul Evans Inc. Has a metallic stripe
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Milo Baughman for Directional Mid Century Chrome Chair
By Milo Baughman, Directional
Located in Countryside, IL
Milo Baughman for Directional Mid Century Chrome Chair This chair measures: 33 wide x 35 deep x 34
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Button Back Swivel Arm Chairs in Holly Hunt Velvet
Located in New York, NY
interior from classic Mid-Century Modern to contemporary. They have been newly reupholstered in Holly Hunt
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Chrome Flat Bar Lounge Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Wilton, CT
This fabulous vintage Mid-Century Modern lounge chair, designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Chrome

Set of 6 Mid-Century Modern Milo Baughman Style Chrome Dining Chairs
Located in Wilmington, DE
Set of 6 Mid-Century Modern Milo Baughman Style Chrome Cantilever dining chairs Offered is a set
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Milo Baughman Thayer Coggin Flat Bar Chrome Lounge Chairs Mid Century
By Thayer Coggin, Milo Baughman
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
A set of Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin flat bar chrome lounge chairs. A beautiful set of accent
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Mid-20th Century American Chairs

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Chrome

New Contemporary Knoll Brown Leather & Chrome Brno Chairs W/ Arm Pads
By Knoll
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
simplicity, elegance, and comfort. This contemporary iteration of the chair features a chrome-plated steel
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Pair Of Milo Baughman Style Chrome Flat Bar Lounge Chairs Mid-century Modern
By Milo Baughman
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Fantastic pair of Milo Baughman style chrome flatbar lounge chairs. This pair is perfect for the
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Chrome, Steel

Lovely Set 6 Milo Baughman Style Chrome Dining Chairs Mid-Century Modern
By Milo Baughman
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Lovely set of 6 Milo Baughman style chrome dining chairs. We love the rounded chrome tube frames in
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Chrome

1970s Vintage Mid-Century Modern Italian Curved Chrome Lounge Chair by Stendig
By Charles Stendig
Located in Monrovia, CA
In Good Standing. This Mid Century Modern Steel And Black Leather Curvilinear Designed Lounge Chair
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel

4 Vintage Italian Mid-Century Modern Tubular Chrome Cantilever Dining Armchairs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Set of 4 vintage Italian Mid-Century Modern tubular chrome cantilever dining armchairs. Item
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Set of Six Mid-Century Modern Dining Chairs, Milo Baughman Style, Chrome, Fabric
By Milo Baughman
Located in Stamford, CT
Set of six Mid-Century Modern Dining Chairs, Milo Baughman style, Chrome, Fabric Set of six Mid
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Chrome

1970s Vintage Mid-century Milo Baughman Chrome Lounge Chairs, Pair
By Directional, Milo Baughman
Located in Miami, FL
1970s Vintage Mid-century Milo Baughman Chrome Lounge Chairs, Pair Offered for sale is a pair of
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Outstanding Set of Six Milo Baughman Chrome Dining Chairs, Mid-Century Modern
By Thayer Coggin, Milo Baughman
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Outstanding set of six Milo Baughman chrome dining chairs. This set includes two armchairs with
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Chrome, Steel

Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Mid Century Chrome Lounge Chair
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Countryside, IL
Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Mid Century Chrome Lounge Chair This lounge chair measures: 38
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Midcentury Italian Modern Selig Chrome Reclining Recliner Lounge Chair
By Selig
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Midcentury Italian modern Selig chrome reclining recliner lounge chair, circa mid-20th century
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Italian 6 Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Cantilever Chrome Dining Room Chairs
Located in Wayne, NJ
The size shown is for the 4 side chairs. The 2 arm head chairs measure 33.50" high, 24" wide, 26
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Vintage 1970s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Chrome Button Back Lounge Chair in Tawny Holly Hunt Tweed
Located in New York, NY
This graphic and refined Mid-Century Modern lounge chair was realized in the United States circa
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Vintage 1970s American Lounge Chairs

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Chrome

Milo Baughman Style Mid Century Chrome Flatbar Lounge Chairs, Pair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Countryside, IL
Milo Baughman style mid century chrome flatbar lounge chairs - pair This chair measures: 31 wide
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Large Cube Shape Oversize Chrome Mirror Base Lounge Club Dunbar Arm Chair Modern
By Dunbar Furniture
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Large Cube Shape Oversize Chrome Mirror Base Lounge Club Dunbar Arm Chair Mid Century Modern.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Metal

Pair of Milo Baughman Red Leather on Chrome Open Arm Lounge Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in Ferndale, MI
Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin chrome flat tube lounge chairs recently upholstered in soft
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Regency Style X-Base Chrome Arm or Lounge Chair 1970s
Located in Ft Lauderdale, FL
Regency Style X-Base Chrome Arm or Lounge Chair 1970's. Exceptional X-base Chrome 1960's lounge
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Saarinen for Knoll Executive Arm Chairs in Navy Velvet, Chrome Tubular Legs
By Eero Saarinen
Located in Wilton, CT
Montage has been restoring Saarinen Executive chairs for years in every fabric one can imagine
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Mid Century Chrome Lounge Chairs - Pair
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Countryside, IL
Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Mid Century Chrome Lounge Chairs - Pair Each lounge chair measures
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Chrome Cantilever Sling Chairs
By Marcel Breuer, Cosco
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Pair of mid-century modern arm chairs made by Cosco Home Products. Made of strong polished chrome
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Chrome Cantilever Sling Chairs
Chrome Cantilever Sling Chairs
H 39.5 in W 21.5 in D 24.25 in
Milo Baughman Syle Mid Century Chrome and Leather Flatbar Lounge Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Countryside, IL
Milo Baughman syle mid century chrome and leather flatbar lounge chair This chair measures: 28
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Milo Baughman Style Mid Century Chrome Base Swivel Tilt Chairs, Pair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Countryside, IL
Milo Baughman style mid century chrome base swivel tilt chairs - pair Each chair measures: 28.5
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Milo Baughman Style Mid Century Chrome Lounge Chairs, Set of 2
By Milo Baughman
Located in Countryside, IL
Milo Baughman style mid century chrome lounge chairs - Set of 2 Each chair measures: 30.5 wide x
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Style Contemporary Pair of Black Wassily Style Chairs
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
sleek and professional feel that would look incredible in any Mid-Century Modern styled house. In very
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Mid-20th Century Chairs

Materials

Faux Leather

Handsome Pair Milo Baughman Attributed Rolled Arm Cube Chrome Lounge Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Stylish pair of Milo Baughman style rolled arm chrome cube lounge chairs. The chairs are quite
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Post Modern Brass Gold Bent Chrome Cantilever Chair Attributed to Thonet
By Anton Lorenz, Thonet
Located in Madison, WI
Mid Century Modern Arm Chair attributed to Iconic Italian Designer Anton Lorenz for Thonet c 1960
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Midcentury Chrome Tufted Arm Chairs, Pair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Countryside, IL
Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin midcentury Chrome Tufted Arm Chairs – Pair Each chair measures
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Mid Century Chrome Scoop Lounge Chairs - Pair
By Thayer Coggin, Milo Baughman
Located in Countryside, IL
Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin Mid Century Chrome Scoop Lounge Chairs - Pair Each chair measures
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Modern St Timothy Chair Cantilever Chairs Chrome Rectangle Tube & Black Leather
Located in Topeka, KS
Wonderful pair of modern St. Timothy Chair Company chrome rectangular tube and black leather
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1990s American Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Vintage Italian Chrome Upholstered Club Arm Chairs
By Founders Furniture Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of vintage Italian upholstered club side chairs purchased with a Paul Evans game table
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Upholstery

Circa 1970s Robert Haussmann “Model RH 302” Chrome Lounge Arm Chair
By Robert Haussmann
Located in Shippensburg, PA
ROBERT HAUSSMANN MODEL RH 302 CHROME AND UPHOLSTERED LOUNGE CHAIR Designed in 1954-56, probably for
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20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel, Chrome

1970s Mid-Century Lounge Chair: Chrome Steel Frame & Purple Velvet Upholstery
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Journey back to the mesmerizing 1970s with our exquisitely handcrafted Mid-Century Modern Lounge
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Metal, Steel, Chrome

Pair of Mid-Century Swivel Lounge Chairs with Chrome Bases & Holly Hunt Fabric
Located in New York, NY
This sophisticated Pair of Mid-Century Modernist Swivel Lounge Chairs originates from the United
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

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Mid Century Modern Chrome Arm Chair For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the mid century modern chrome arm chair you’re looking for. A mid century modern chrome arm chair — often made from metal, chrome and fabric — can elevate any home. There are 87 variations of the antique or vintage mid century modern chrome arm chair you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer mid century modern chrome arm chair, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A mid century modern chrome arm chair is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern styles are sought with frequency. A well-made mid century modern chrome arm chair has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Milo Baughman, Eero Saarinen and Knoll are consistently popular.

How Much is a Mid Century Modern Chrome Arm Chair?

Prices for a mid century modern chrome arm chair start at $625 and top out at $24,000 with the average selling for $2,625.

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 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 Mid Century Modern Chrome Arm Chair
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Wassily chairs are indeed considered mid-century modern. Although the chair was initially designed by Marcel Breuer in 1925, it was re-released in the 1960s. Shop a collection of mid-century modern goods from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 3, 2023
    Some iconic chairs from the mid-century modern era include the Egg chair by Arne Jacobson, the La Chaise by Charles and Ray Eames and the Womb chair by Eero Saarinen. With their clean lines, organic shapes and simple details, these chairs reflect some of the key features of the style. Shop a variety of mid-century modern chairs on 1stDibs.