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Modernist Upholstered Ottoman in Authentic Zebra Hide w/ Ebonized Walnut Base
Located in New York, NY
This dramatic modernist ottoman was realized in the United States during the latter half of the
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Zebra Hide

Modernist Wireiron and Fabric Tricorn Stool/Ottoman Vladimir Kagan
By Vladimir Kagan
Located in Buffalo, NY
Classic Modernist wire iron and fabric Tricorn stool / ottoman attributed to Vladimir Kagan
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Iron

Modernist Elm, Brass, and Linen Stool/Ottoman, Italy, c. 1960
By Carlo De Carli
Located in New York City, NY
Sleek. modernist stool with considered details. Beautiful patination to the brass feet.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass

Modernist Chrome Wrapped Ottoman in Cream Gaufrage Velvet, Manner of Springer
Located in New York, NY
This stunning modernist ottoman was realized in the United States circa 1970. Executed in the
Category

Vintage 1980s American Modern Benches

Materials

Chrome

Brunoy Leather Ottoman by Christiane Lemieux
Located in New York, NY
modernist perspective and upholstered with cleanly tailored horizontal channeling. Pair with the Brunoy
Category

2010s North American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather

Contemporary Spheric Ottoman by NOOM, Barnum Bouclé White
By NOOM, Kateryna Sokolova
Located in Paris, IDF
Spheric Ottoman Bouclé White Designer: Kateryna Sokolova Materials: textile, molded polyurethane
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Ukrainian Organic Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric, Bouclé, Textile

Contemporary Spheric Ottoman by NOOM, Cobalt Blue Wool
By NOOM, Kateryna Sokolova
Located in Paris, IDF
the modernist principles and brought them to life. A round ottoman appeal to interact: to pump, to
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Ukrainian Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric, Textile

Continuous Ottoman - Hand applied wood veneer & leather upholstery
By Atelier FM
Located in New York, NY
incorporates rectilinear, modernist lines that travel unrelentingly beyond inspection. Each material tone and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather, Macassar

Continuous Ottoman - Hand applied wood veneer & leather upholstery
By Atelier FM
Located in New York, NY
incorporates rectilinear, modernist lines that travel unrelentingly beyond inspection. Each material tone and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Wood, Leather, Walnut

Percival Lafer Ottoman in Olive Green Leather and Mahogany
By Percival Lafer
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Percival Lafer, ottoman or stool, mahogany, leather, Brazil, 1970s Bulky and voluptuous pouf made
Category

Vintage 1970s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

Harry Bertoia for Knoll 'Bird' Ottoman in Welded Steel
By Knoll, Harry Bertoia
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Harry Bertoia for Knoll, 'bird' ottoman, lacquered welded steel, United States, design 1952, later
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Steel

Noboru Nakamura Vintage Poang Bentwood Brown Tufted Leather Ottoman
By Noboru Nakamura
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Noboru Nakamura Vintage Poang bentwood brown leather ottoman. Item features tufted brown leather
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Modernist Upholstered Tubular Steel Stool, Germany, 2015
By GMD Berlin
Located in Berlin, DE
Modernist upholstered tubular steel stool, Germany, 2015.
Category

2010s German Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Steel

Customizable Stool/ Ottoman, Bent Wood, Leather Upholstery, Glossy Lacquer
By Linu Enache, GMD Berlin
Located in Berlin, DE
Customizable modernist stool, bet wood, leather upholstery, glossy lacquer. Individual selection
Category

2010s German Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Lacquer, Leather, Upholstery, Bentwood

Modern Black Button Tufted Round Ottoman Silver Legs by Carter
By Carter & Co
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Modern black button tufted 38" round ottoman silver legs by Carter. Item features silver bun feet
Category

Late 20th Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Vintage Mid Century Modern Tufted Brown Vinyl Walnut Chair Ottoman Footstool
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid Century Modern Tufted Brown Vinyl Walnut Chair Ottoman Footstool. Item features tufted
Category

Late 20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Walnut

Thayer Coggin Black Tufted Leather Square Ottoman Modern Barcelona Style
By Thayer Coggin
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Thayer Coggin black tufted leather ottoman. Item details tufted leather upholstery, original label
Category

Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather

Vintage 1960s Square Pouf Ottoman Blue Stitched Fabric Rolling Casters Wheels
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage 1960s square pouf ottoman blue stitched fabric rolling casters wheels. Item features
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Vintage 1960s North American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Modernist Customizable Tubular Steel Stool, Fabric / Leather Upholstery
By GMD Berlin
Located in Berlin, DE
Customizable tubular steel stool with fabric / leather upholstery.
Category

2010s German Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Steel

Customizable Modernist Stool, Glossy Lacquered Wood, Fabric / Leather Upholstery
By Linu Enache, GMD Berlin
Located in Berlin, DE
Customizable modernist stool, glossy lacquered wood, fabric / leather upholstery. Individual
Category

2010s German Art Deco Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Upholstery, Bentwood

Bespoke Modernist Stool, High Gloss Lacquered Wood, Fabric Upholstery
By GMD Berlin, Linu Enache
Located in Berlin, DE
Bespoke modernist stool designed and manufactured by GMD Berlin - Studio. Individual selection
Category

2010s German Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Upholstery, Bentwood

Modernist footstool in the style of Huib Hoste 1920
Located in Meulebeke, BE
beautiful patina. This ottoman combines Huib Hoste's geometric and sober style with a contemporary flair
Category

Vintage 1920s Belgian Art Deco Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Vintage Warren Platner for Knoll 32" Round Chrome Base Ottoman Mushroom Stool
By Knoll
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Warren Platner for Knoll 32" Round Chrome Spoke Base Ottoman Pouf "Mushroom" Stool. Item
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Ebonized Walnut and Dove Gray Button Tufted Ottoman
Located in New York, NY
This elegant Mid-Century Modern ottoman was realized in the United States, circa 1960. It features
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Pilot Lounge Chair Ottoman in Oiled Walnut by Scott Mason for Wooda
By Scott Mason, Wooda
Located in Omro, WI
Cod, Scott Mason’s next-generation design, the Pilot Ottoman for Wooda, combines 3D modeling and CNC
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and P...

Materials

Walnut, Hardwood

Pair of Square Mid Century Upholstered Ottomans/ Footstools W/ Wooden Cube Feet
Located in New York City, NY
A pair of vintage square yellow upholstered ottomans with cubist wood feet. The poufs are covered
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Mid-Century Modern Ottoman in Powder Grey Mohair by Leon Rosen for Pace
By Leon Rosen
Located in New York, NY
This sophisticated Mid-Century Modern Ottoman was realized by the esteemed Leon Rosen for Pace in
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Mohair

Mid-Century Modern Brass Soufflé Pouf Rolling Stool Ottoman, Karl Springer Style
By Karl Springer
Located in Pemberton, NJ
This sophisticated Mid-Century Modernist soufflé pouf is in the manner of Karl Springer, it
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass

Modern Pouf 'Cusi' in Quinoa Mohair
By Daniel Nikolovski and Danu Chirinciuc
Located in Concordia Sagittaria, Veneto
A stool, an ottoman and a side table in one stylish piece. The Cusi Pouf is an elegant and
Category

2010s Italian Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Upholstery

Modern Pouf 'Cusi' in Quinoa Mohair
Modern Pouf 'Cusi' in Quinoa Mohair
H 18.12 in W 15.95 in D 15.95 in
Design Institute of Chrome and Raspberry Upholstery Square Bench
Located in New York, NY
American Modernist square bench with a thin chrome frame and x-shaped stretcher and a patterned
Category

20th Century American Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Vintage Art Deco Pouf Upholstered in Original Fabric- Jindrich Halabala
By Jindřich Halabala
Located in New York City, NY
setting, Mid Century, French Modern, Modernist, Italian design, Traditional, Transitional, Modern, Post
Category

Early 20th Century Czech Art Deco Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric

DOOQ Bauhaus Inspired Pouf L'unité in bouclé and Rust Fabric
By DOOQ
Located in Lisbon, PT
by modernist architecture’s style and philosophy. Made to Order. If you are planning on ordering an
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Bauhaus Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Fabric, Bouclé

Design Institute of Chrome and Button Tufted White Vinyl Square Bench
Located in New York, NY
American Modernist square bench with a thin chrome frame and x-shaped stretcher and button tufted
Category

20th Century American Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Metal, Chrome

L’unité Pouf by Dooq
By DOOQ
Located in Geneve, CH
by modernist architecture’s style and philosophy. Dooq is a design company dedicated to celebrate
Category

2010s Portuguese Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Upholstery

L’unité Pouf by Dooq
L’unité Pouf by Dooq
H 17.33 in Dm 25.2 in
Brown Curved Pouf by Kristina Dam Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
other colors. Dimensions: 36 x 42 x H 42cm. The Modernist furniture collection takes notions of
Category

2010s Danish Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather

Brown Curved Pouf by Kristina Dam Studio
Brown Curved Pouf by Kristina Dam Studio
H 16.54 in W 16.54 in D 14.18 in
Black Curved Pouf by Kristina Dam Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
other colors. Dimensions: 36 x 42 x H 42cm. The Modernist furniture collection takes notions of
Category

2010s Danish Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather

Black Curved Pouf by Kristina Dam Studio
Black Curved Pouf by Kristina Dam Studio
H 16.54 in W 16.54 in D 14.18 in
Light Brown Curved Pouf by Kristina Dam Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
available in other colors. Dimensions: 36 x 42 x H 42cm. The Modernist furniture collection takes
Category

2010s Danish Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Leather

Light Brown Curved Pouf by Kristina Dam Studio
Light Brown Curved Pouf by Kristina Dam Studio
H 16.54 in W 16.54 in D 14.18 in
Modernist “Ro” armchair with ottoman upholstery
By Alessandra Delgado
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
Inspired by the cozy elegance of Sergio Rodrigues' armchairs, Alessandra Delgado created the Rô armchair, a modern reinterpretation that captures the master's timeless essence, combi...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

French Modernist Style Leather Hourglass Bench Ottoman
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Southampton, NJ
Generously sized classic hourglass shape bench or ottoman possessing distinct French Modernist
Category

Early 2000s Art Deco Benches

Materials

Leather, Wood, Lacquer

Modernist “Ro” swivel armchair with ottoman puff
Located in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
Inspired by the cozy elegance of Sergio Rodrigues' armchairs, Alessandra Delgado created the Rô armchair, a modern reinterpretation that captures the master's timeless essence, combi...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

Agusto Bozzi for Saporiti Modernist Lounge Chair with Ottoman
Located in New York, NY
Agusto Bozzi for Saporiti Modernist lounge chair with ottoman. Upholstered seat mounted on a
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Brass, Steel

Modernist Woven Leather / Rosewood Table , Ottoman by Edmond Spence
By Edmond J. Spence
Located in Buffalo, NY
Beautiful midcentury table / ottoman designed by Edmond Spence features a woven leather top with a
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Leather, Rosewood

Italian Modernist Wrought Iron Chaise and Ottoman, Italy, circa 1960
Located in New York, NY
Italian modernist highly unique architectural wrought iron chaise longue with foot stool. Newly
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues

Materials

Wrought Iron

Leandre Poisson Modernist Bent Plywood Upholstered Ottoman in Schumacher Velvet
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Modernist bent ottoman with velvet cushion, designed by architect Leandre Poisson. The ottoman is
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Cane, Plywood

Custom Modernist KNOLL Womb Chair and Ottoman by Eero Saarinen
By Knoll, Eero Saarinen
Located in Buffalo, NY
Eero Saarinen for Knoll Womb chair and ottoman. Custom Ordered “Puff” Mocha color upholstery "Nick
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Metal, Steel

Modernist armchair FS134 with ottoman, by Guy Besnard, Freespan, France, 50's
By Guy Besnard, Free Span
Located in Marinha Grande, PT
Rare modernist armchair with ottoman, in solid oak, by Guy Besnard, for Freespan model "FS 134
Category

Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Oversized Wicker and Iron Hoop Chairs and Ottomans, Modernist / Garden c.1970s
By Danny Ho Fong
Located in Buffalo, NY
Oversized wicker /rattan and iron hoop chairs with matching ottomans ,48" in diameter! Modernist
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Modernist Angular Chrome Lounge Chair & Ottoman in Aubergine Wool, USA 1970's
Located in New York, NY
Covered in Loro Piana wool. Ottoman measures 30" x 34".
Category

Vintage 1970s American Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Penca Ottoman by Francisco Torres
Located in Geneve, CH
Penca Ottoman by Francisco Torres Dimensions: D 64 x W 44 x H 43 cm Materials: Steel. Outdoor
Category

2010s Mexican Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Penca Ottoman by Francisco Torres
Penca Ottoman by Francisco Torres
H 16.93 in W 17.33 in D 25.2 in
Tubular Lounge Chair and Ottoman in Black Leather
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Armchair and ottoman in steel and leather, Europe, 1950s. Modern tubular armchair and matching
Category

Vintage 1950s European Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Metal, Steel

Ilmari Lappalainen "Pulkka" Adjustable Lounge Chair and Ottoman
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Sleek, Scandinavian modern, "Pulkka" lounge chair and ottoman set by Ilmari Lappalainen, Finland
Category

Mid-20th Century Finnish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Augusto Romano, Architectural Mahogany Armchair and Ottoman, Italy, 1950s
By Augusto Romano
Located in New York, NY
Augusto Romano (1918-2001) A stunning armchair and ottoman set by Torinese modernist architect
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Mahogany

Womb Chair and Ottoman by Eero Saarinen for Knoll
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in Dorchester, MA
Designed for Knoll by Eero Saarinen in 1948, the Womb chair with ottoman has become a modernist
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Chrome

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Chair and Ottoman for Widdicomb
By Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Toledo, OH
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings chair and ottoman for Widdicomb Furniture. T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905-1976
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Slipper Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Afra & Tobia Scarpa for Meritalia Lounge Chair and Ottoman
By Afra & Tobia Scarpa, Meritalia
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Afra and Tobia Scarpa for Meritalia, 'Gitana' lounge chair and ottoman, fabric, metal, Italy, 1993
Category

1990s Italian Post-Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Metal

Directional Red Upholstered Large Modern Charles Bench Seat Ottoman
By Directional
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Red upholstered 56" large modern "Charles Bench" seat ottoman by Directional. Item includes a solid
Category

Late 20th Century North American Modern Benches

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Contemporary Set Low Chair Gropius CS1, Small Cushion + Ottoman, NOOM
By NOOM, Kateryna Sokolova
Located in Paris, IDF
Contemporary Set Low Chair Gropius CS1 + Ottoman Designer: Kateryna Sokolova Materials: textile
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Ukrainian Organic Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wool

Don Shoemaker for Senal Sling Swinger Chair With Ottoman
By Don S. Shoemaker
Located in Hanover, MA
Don Shoemaker for Senal, Mexico, Cocobolo Rosewood Sling Swinger Chair & Ottoman. An original
Category

Vintage 1960s Mexican Lounge Chairs

Materials

Cocobolo

Red Mucke Melder Armchair and Ottoman, 1930s Czechia
By Mücke & Melder
Located in Horomerice, CZ
"Made by Mücke Melder, an influential modernist furniture manufacturer that specialised in tubular
Category

Vintage 1930s Czech Bauhaus Armchairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Black Mucke Melder Armchair and Ottoman, 1930s Czechia
By Mücke & Melder
Located in Horomerice, CZ
"Made by Mücke Melder, an influential modernist furniture manufacturer that specialised in tubular
Category

Vintage 1930s Czech Bauhaus Armchairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

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Modernist Ottoman For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic modernist ottoman available at 1stDibs. Each modernist ottoman for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using fabric, wood and metal. There are 53 variations of the antique or vintage modernist ottoman you’re looking for, while we also have 3 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer modernist ottoman, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right modernist ottoman, those designed in Mid-Century Modern and Modern styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one modernist ottoman that is appealing in its simplicity, but Don S. Shoemaker, Pacific Green and Alessandra Delgado produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Modernist Ottoman?

A modernist ottoman can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,975, while the lowest priced sells for $300 and the highest can go for as much as $11,500.

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.

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