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Mid-Century Modern Stainless Steel Slipper Chairs
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern Stainless Steel Slipper Chairs Offered for sale is a pair of stainless steel tubular frame slipper chairs which were professionally polished. The chairs are low p...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Mid-Century Modern Steel Reclining Lounge Chair Ottoman CLEARANCE
By Selig
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern Milo Baughman Style Chrome Steel Reclining Lounge Chair Ottoman. CLEARANCE. For your consideration is a magnificent reclining lounge chair and matching ottoman, ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Jay Spectre for Century "Eclipse" Side Chair
By Jay Spectre, Century Furniture
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A channel tufted side chair by Jay Spectre for century furniture. Newly upholstered in plum suede.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Chairs with Steel Base
Located in North Miami, FL
Pair of Mid-Century Modern leather chairs with original upholstery in very good condition. Beautiful steel frame with. Perfect size chair for a lounge or living room area. Not too he...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Steel

Sassy Mid-Century Modern Steel and Upholstered Club Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Milo Baughman style longue club chair having sleek stainless steel frame with new sassy geometric upholstery. Seat cushion is attached. Measures: Seat H 16.5", arm H 20.5".
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Mid Century Modern Max Fellerer Eugen Wörle Vintage Garden Chair Steel 1948
By Max Fellerer & Eugen Wörle
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern vintage garden chair, which was made of green lacquered tubular steel chair. Designed for the public bathing beach "Gänsehäufel" in Vienna, circa 1948. The des...
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Vintage 1940s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Samsonite Outdoor Tubular Steel Rocking Chair
By Samsonite
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a vintage Mid-Century Modern ottoman or table made by Samsonite in the 1960s. Features a flat tube steel base and plastic slats. Can be used as a foot rest or table. This ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Upholstered Club Chairs with Stainless Steel Banding
Located in Miami, FL
Pair of Mid-Century Modern upholstered club chairs with stainless steel banding Offered for sale is a pair of Mid-Century Modern club chairs newly upholstered in a fine-quality de...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Stainless Steel

B.B.P.R. Studio Style 12 Chairs Mid-Century Modern Curved Wood Steel
By Studio BBPR
Located in Tuscany, IT
12 chairs BBPR Studio Style Mid-Century Modern attributed to B.B.P.R. Studio. This studio was an architectural partnership founded in Milano, Italy in 1932s by Gian Luigi Banfi, Lodo...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

French Mid Century Plastic String Chair with Tubular Steel Frame
By Philippe Starck, Woodard Furniture Co.
Located in New York, NY
Stylish mid century side chair having a tubular steel frame and plastic string wrap upholstered seat and back. The chair is in very good, condition showing only light cosmetic wear n...
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Mid-20th Century French Post-Modern Side Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Dutch Side Chair
Located in Dronten, NL
Elegant 1950s side chair in solid steel rod and rattan. The recent light green velvet seat is clean and in good condition.
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

  • Mid-Century Modern Dutch Side Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Dutch Side Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Dutch Side Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Dutch Side Chair
H 31.5 in. W 18.51 in. D 19.69 in.
Set of Seventeen Conference or Dining Chairs in Steel and Red Wool
By Gasser Chair Company
Located in Miami, FL
Super cool and equally comfortable conference or desk chairs from Gasser chair Company probably late 2007s. Came out of the Monte Picayo Casino in Valencia, Spain. Solid and sturdy, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Mid-Century Modern Dining R...

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Metal

Robert Haussmann Stendig Upholstery and Steel Lounge Chair, Mid-Century Modern
By Robert Haussmann
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Robert Haussmann for Stendig, upholstery and steel lounge chair. Haussmann inspired by LeCorbusier "LC Series" here uses solid bar stock steel polished, with wood seat frame and dow...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Robert Haussmann Stendig Steel Cased Pair Lounge Chairs 1950s
By Stendig Co., Robert Haussmann
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a lux looking pair of steel cased lounge or club armchairs, designed by Robert Haussmann for Stendig, made in Switzerland, circa the 1950s. In excellent vin...
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Vintage 1950s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Steel

1960s Scandinavian Steel Leather Sling Lounge Chairs Mid-Century Cabinmodern
By Ingmar Relling
Located in Washington, DC
A pair of of lowback steel chairs with very rare steel frames with canvas slings, and leather pads.
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Vintage 1960s Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Italian Mid-Century Modern Chromed Steel and Woven Wicker Outdoor Chairs, 1970s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian Mid-Century Modern chromed steel and woven wicker outdoor chairs, 1970s Outdoor chairs with chromed steel tubular structure and seat in the cockpit in woven wicker, painted ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Attributed to B.B.P.R. Studio Style 12 Chairs Mid-Century Modern Wood Steel
By Studio BBPR
Located in Tuscany, IT
12 chairs Mid-Century Modern attributed to B.B.P.R. Studio. This studio was an architectural partnership founded in Milano, Italy in 1932s by Gian Luigi Banfi, Lodovico Barbiano di B...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

21th Century Bauhaus Mid Century Modern Stainless Steel Polished Blue Arm Chair
By Peter Ghyczy
Located in Swalmen, NL
This Bauhaus or International style chair by GHYCZY is comfortable, yet elegant. The frame of the armchair is made of curved stainless steel mirror polished tubes. The seat is ergono...
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21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Bauhaus Lounge Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Bruno Weil Mid-Century Modern Thonet Chair
By Thonet, Bruno Weil
Located in Baltimore, MD
An authentic Bruno Weil’s no.1294 bent plywood chair, introduced by Thonet in 1945. This iconic bent plywood chair with its swivel seat has Thonet's signature bentwood frame with sta...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Stainless Steel

  • Bruno Weil Mid-Century Modern Thonet Chair
  • Bruno Weil Mid-Century Modern Thonet Chair
  • Bruno Weil Mid-Century Modern Thonet Chair
  • Bruno Weil Mid-Century Modern Thonet Chair
H 31 in. W 19 in. D 25.5 in.
Italian Mid-Century Modern Steel Rod and Black Leather Chair by Arrmet, 1970s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian Mid-Century Modern steel rod and black leather chair by Arrmet, 1970s seat and back in original leather with very particular structure in steel rod chair. Made by Arrmet, Ita...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Chair Model S 188
By Rudolf Kleinkopf
Located in Courbevoie, FR
Mid-Century Modern chair model S 118. New release. Frame in black or chrome-plated steel tube, seat and back in natural or stained plywood beech. Created in 1946 by the German des...
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Vintage 1940s German Chairs

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Steel

  • Mid-Century Modern Chair Model S 188
  • Mid-Century Modern Chair Model S 188
  • Mid-Century Modern Chair Model S 188
  • Mid-Century Modern Chair Model S 188
H 32.29 in. W 17.33 in. D 17.33 in.
Pair of Sculptural Mid-Century Modern Bucket Chairs on Steel Base
By Steelcase
Located in Hudson, NY
Stunning pair of Mid-Century Modern contemporary style steel base bucket chairs. Heavy weave upholstery in a beautiful oatmeal color that will suit various interiors. These chairs le...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Heavy Steel Chair with Sunburst Design, Mid-Century Modern
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice heavy gauge steel vintage sunburst back chair, from the Mayan collection designed by Arthur Umanoff for Shaver Howard.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Mid Century Modern Lounge Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice Mid-Century Modern stainless steel frame lounge chair.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Stainless Steel

  • Mid Century Modern Lounge Chair
  • Mid Century Modern Lounge Chair
  • Mid Century Modern Lounge Chair
  • Mid Century Modern Lounge Chair
H 30 in. W 27 in. D 32 in.
Dining Chair, Seat Vintage Industrial Mid Century Modern Steel / Metal Toledo
Located in Oakville, CT
Vintage Industrial steel / metal Toledo dining chair, factory, machine shop style seat. Refinished in gunmetal. Multiples are available.
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Dining Room Chairs

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Metal, Steel

Vintage Mid-Century Knoll Bertoia Bird Lounge Chair
By Harry Bertoia
Located in Pasadena, TX
Bird chair designed by Harry Bertoia for Knoll, 1952. Polished chrome steel upholstered in original red fabric. Foam needs to be replaced.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Mid Century Modern Chromed Steel/ Black Leather Eames Era Lounge Chair
Located in Vienna, AT
This great and comfortable chair has to be seen in conjunction with the famous lounge chair, designed 1956 by Charles & Ray Eames. Chromed steel base and black leather, very good con...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Leather

Mid-Century Modern Stainless Steel and Suede Rocking Chair by Maison Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in Charleston, SC
Mid-Century Modern stainless steel and suede rocking chair by Maison Jansen.
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20th Century French Rocking Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Michel Mangematin Mid-Century Modern Sixteen Steel and Brass French Chairs, Set
Located in Madrid, ES
Michel Mangematin set of sixteen chairs made of steel and brass, upholstered in grey velvet, France, 1970s. Our main target is customer satisfaction, so we include in the price fo...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Brass, Steel

Set of 4 Mid-Century Modern John Woodard Sculptura Chairs
By John Woodard
Located in Brea, CA
Set of 4 John Woodard sculptura chairs White original patina, there are 2 side chairs and 2 arm chairs. Whitewashed steel metal and iron with patina Dimensions: Side arm 19" W x 2...
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal, Steel

Mid-Century Modern Hans Bellmann GA Chair, circa 1955
By Hans Bellmann
Located in Vienna, AT
This chair was designed by Hans Bellmann, circa 1955 and named GA chair - Manufactured by Horgen-Glarus, Switzerland The GA chair is made of a tube steel base - black lacquered and...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Mid Century Modern Red Vintage Dining Chairs Charles Ray Eames Chairs 1950s
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern red vintage set of 4 dining chairs by Charles and Ray Eames 1950s. The dining chair model name is Model DSS - N, which was designed by Ray and Charles Eames 1950...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Set of Counter Bar Stools Chairs
Located in West Hartford, CT
From the Avon Corporation corporate offices, these counter stools/bar stools have a seat height of 30". All other dimensions are below. Great midcentury lines and better scale. Now,...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Set of 4 Mid-Century Modern Italian Chromed Steel and Velvet Dining Chairs 1970s
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
These four steel chairs with velvet upholstery were produced in the 1970s in Italy. In excellent condition.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel, Chrome

Set of Six Mid-Century Modern Milo Baughman Style Steel Chrome Dining Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in West Hartford, CT
Elegant set of Milo Baughman style midcentury chairs with polished steel and off white newer fabric.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Set of Four Mid-Century Modern Milo Baughman Style Steel Chrome Dining Chairs
By Milo Baughman
Located in West Hartford, CT
Elegant set of Milo Baughman style midcentury chairs with polished steel and off white newer fabric.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Upholstered Lounge Slipper Chair
By Ib Kofod-Larsen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern, atomic-age, slipper, lounge chair features a tubular steel frame with newly upholstered, floating seat and back.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

Mid Century Leather Executive Chair by Max Pearson for Knoll
By Knoll, Max Pearson
Located in Pasadena, TX
A vintage Pearson executive swivel chair. Pearson's most successful design, functional and artistic. Upholstered in burgundy drape fine leather. Four-star base with casters, circa 1...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Pair of Steel and Leather Chairs
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Pair of steel and leather chairs.
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Vintage 1980s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

  • Pair of Steel and Leather Chairs
  • Pair of Steel and Leather Chairs
  • Pair of Steel and Leather Chairs
  • Pair of Steel and Leather Chairs
H 27.96 in. W 21.26 in. D 21.26 in.
Eight French Mid-Century Modern Steel Dining Chairs in the Manner of Jean Prouve
By Jean Prouvé
Located in New York, NY
Eight French Mid-Century Modern or Industrial style dining room chairs in black enameled steel in the manner of Jean Prouve. Each armchair is composed of a steel frame with elegant r...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A pair of modern lounge chairs crafted out of steel, that have been newly restored and are in great condition, The chairs feature a comfortable wide seat and has been newly upholster...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
H 28 in. W 28.5 in. D 28.5 in.
Mid-Century Modern Italian Set of 4 Robin Day Rotating Chairs, 1960s
By Robin Day
Located in Prato, IT
Mid-Century Modern Italian set of 4 rotating polypropylene and chrome steel chairs by Robin Day for S.A.M.U. Italy, 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Set of Counter Bar Stools Chairs
Located in West Hartford, CT
From the Avon Corporation corporate offices, these counter stools/bar stools have a seat height of 30". All other dimensions are below. Great mid century lines and better scale. Now...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Stainless Upholstered Slipper Chairs, Pair
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern stainless upholstered slipper chairs, pair Offered for sale is a pair of Mid-Century Modern upholstered slipper chairs with a contrasting combination of a woven...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Slipper Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Industrial Steel Burroughs Adjustable Posture Office Chair
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Industrial, brushed heavy gauge steel, adjustable posture office chair or stool designed by Ernest Bacz and manufactured by the Burroughs Adding Machine Company of Detroit, features ...
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Three Mid-Century Modern Tubular Steel Model 1018 Lounge Chairs by Toon de Wit
By Gebroeders De Wit, Toon de Wit
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Stunning set of three Mid-Century Modern model 1018 lounge chairs. Design by Toon de Wit for Gebroeders De Wit Schiedam. Striking Dutch design from the fifties. Original tubular s...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Chrome

Mid Century Danish Modern Lounge Chairs by Hans Eichenberger
By Hans Eichenberger
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Tubular chrome lounge chairs designed by Hans Eichenberger of Denmark, circa 1960. Gorgeous original fat plaid wool upholstery in bold bright colors. Very comfortable chairs.  
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

Arthur Umanoff Leather Walnut and Steel Chair
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Arthur Umanoff leather steel and walnut chair, circa late 1960s. This example has been newly upholstered in a persimmon leather and the walnut arms refinished. Metal base retains pat...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Unusual Orange Chrome Lounge Chair Mid-Century Modern
By Selig
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Stunning large-scale chrome lounge chair. We have restored this piece with new foam and high end orange woven fabric. Just gorgeous in person.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel, Chrome

Hans Wegner GE-34 Lounge Chair, Steel
By GETAMA, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Berkeley, CA
Designed by Hans Wegner for GETAMA in 1957, the GE 34 lounge chair features clean, modern lines perfect for any home or office. The chair is hand built at GETAMA’s factory in Gedsted...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

  • Hans Wegner GE-34 Lounge Chair, Steel
  • Hans Wegner GE-34 Lounge Chair, Steel
  • Hans Wegner GE-34 Lounge Chair, Steel
  • Hans Wegner GE-34 Lounge Chair, Steel
H 28 in. W 34 in. D 30 in.
Midcentury Steel and Leather Office Chair by Cramer
By Cramer Company
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Prototype, Mid-Century Modern, office, desk chair by Cramer features a stylized steel frame with newly upholstered, luggage leather seat and back. This prototype is institutional mid...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Italian leather chairs by Giovanni Carini for Planula, 1970
By Giovanni Carini, Planula
Located in Byron Bay, NSW
Two vintage Planula design chairs by G. Carini 1970 four leather dining chairs by designer Giovanni Carini and made by Planula Design Italy. These chairs have a chrome-plated tubular...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Four French Mid-Century Modern Leather Strap Chairs Attributed to Jacques Adnet
By Jacques Adnet
Located in New York, NY
4 French midcentury leather strap chairs that double as luggage racks attributed to Jacques Adnet. The pieces which embody a sober, modern aesthetic are composed of an enameled steel...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Mid-Century Modern Red Omstak Chairs by Rodney Kinsman for Bieffeplast, 1972
By Bieffeplast, Rodney Kinsman
Located in MIlano, IT
Mid-Century Modern red Omstak chairs by Rodney Kinsman for Bieffeplast, 1972 Rodney Kinsman “Omstak” chair manufactured by Bieffeplast in the 1970s in Italy. Seat and back rest made ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal, Steel

Vintage Ray & Charles Eames DCM Chair Refurbished, Mid-Century Modern
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames, Figure Ground
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We like to have fun by paying homage to old distressed pieces in our ReMix series. This DCM Eames chair dates back to the 1950s, it was refurbished with a new paint job and constel...
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2010s American International Style Chairs

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Steel

Mid Century Low-Back Lounge Chair in Chrome, Belgium
By Airborne International, Olivier Mourgue
Located in Voorburg, NL
A rare low backed version of a Mid century Lounge chair with heavily chromed steel frame and upholstered in black faux leather. The chair is numbered. Designed, circa 1975 in Belgium...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Chrome, Steel

Steel EMU Arc En Ciel, Set 4 Folding Chairs
By EMU Furniture
Located in Naples, IT
Group of 4 folding chairs suitable for home balconies or large green gardens.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

  • Steel EMU Arc En Ciel, Set 4 Folding Chairs
  • Steel EMU Arc En Ciel, Set 4 Folding Chairs
  • Steel EMU Arc En Ciel, Set 4 Folding Chairs
  • Steel EMU Arc En Ciel, Set 4 Folding Chairs
H 33.47 in. W 16.15 in. D 16.15 in.
Mid Century Modern Vintage Rattan Chair Janine Abraham DirkJan Rol France c 1960
By Janine Abraham / Dirk Jan Rol
Located in Vienna, AT
Solitaire charming rattan chair by Janine Abraham and Dirk Jan Rol, France, circa 1960. The tube steel base is black lacquered and the legs are ending in four wooden balls golden la...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Set of Four Mid-Century Modern Augusto Bozzi "Ariston" Chairs for Saporiti 1950s
By Fratelli Saporiti, Augusto Bozzi
Located in Madrid, ES
A superb set of four Ariston chairs designed by Augusto Bozzi in 1957 and edited by Saporiti. Frame of solid blend Plymouth teak, spider and solid black coated steel base. Marked "fr...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Pair of Selig Mid-Century Modern Cantilever Lounge Chairs
By Selig
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Rare pair of Mid-Century Modern lounge chairs or club chairs made by Selig in the manner and style of Milo Baughman. Featuring an angular cube or tub shaped seat supported by a flat ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

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Mid Century Steel Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of mid century steel chairs is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, steel and fabric, all mid century steel chairs available were constructed with great care. We have 1439 antique and vintage mid century steel chairs in-stock, while there are 106 modern editions to choose from as well. Mid century steel chairs have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of mid century steel chairs to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern mid century steel chairs are of considerable interest. There have been many well-made mid century steel chairs over the years, but those made by Knoll, Herman Miller and Charles and Ray Eames are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Mid Century Steel Chairs?

Prices for mid century steel chairs start at $127 and top out at $110,449 with the average selling for $3,644.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality lounge furniture cannot be overstated. Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other seating — 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 styles in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other furnishings — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring 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 antique, new and vintage seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.