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George Nelson Coconut Armchair for Vitra
By Vitra, George Nelson
Located in Vienna, AT
The armchair was designed by George Nelson for Vitra in 1955. The coconut chair is an icon of the
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Early 2000s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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George Nelson Coconut Armchair for Vitra
George Nelson Coconut Armchair for Vitra
H 33.08 in W 40.56 in D 33.47 in
Coconut Chair by George Nelson for Vitra, 1950s
By George Nelson, Vitra
Located in Antwerp, BE
Introducing the Coconut Chair by George Nelson for Vitra, an iconic piece of modern design that
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Coconut Chair by George Nelson for Vitra, 1950s
Coconut Chair by George Nelson for Vitra, 1950s
H 33.08 in W 40.95 in D 32.68 in
Set of Two Leather Original George Nelson Coconut Chairs, Vitra
By George Nelson, Vitra
Located in Praha, CZ
Coconut lounge chair designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller, manufactured by Vitra. Black
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Mid-Century Modern Brown Leather Coconut Chair by George Nelson for Vitra
By George Nelson, Vitra
Located in Doornspijk, NL
The Coconut chair was designed in 1955 by the American architect, industrial designer, author
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2007 Coconut Lounge Chair by George Nelson for Vitra in Black Leather
By Vitra, George Nelson
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This is a single Coconut Lounge Chair, designed by George Nelson. This handsome lounge chair is
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George Nelson "Coconut" Lounge Chair for Vitra
By George Nelson
Located in Edmonton, AB
This iconic midcentury modern lounge chair was designed by George Nelson in 1956. This chair is a recent production.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Iconic George Nelson ‘Coconut’ Lounge Chair
By George Nelson, Vitra
Located in Waalwijk, NL
George Nelson, ‘Coconut’ lounge chair, fiberglass, leather upholstery, steel, United States, design
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Iconic George Nelson ‘Coconut’ Lounge Chair
Iconic George Nelson ‘Coconut’ Lounge Chair
H 33.47 in W 41.34 in D 29.14 in
Original George Nelson Coconut Chair, Vitra, Black Leather, White Shell, Chrome
By George Nelson
Located in Ft Lauderdale, FL
Original George Nelson Coconut Chair, Vitra, Black Leather, White Shell, Chrome Coconut lounge
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

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Vitra Coconut For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the vitra coconut you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each vitra coconut for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using animal skin, leather and chrome. There are many kinds of the vitra coconut you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A vitra coconut is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern and Modern styles are sought with frequency.

How Much is a Vitra Coconut?

The average selling price for a vitra coconut at 1stDibs is $3,707, while they’re typically $1,841 on the low end and $7,850 for the highest priced.

George Nelson for sale on 1stDibs

Architect, designer, and writer George Nelson was a central figure in the mid-century American modernist design movement; and his thoughts influenced not only the furniture we live with, but also how we live.

Nelson came to design via journalism and literature. Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree in architecture from Yale in 1931, he won the Prix de Rome fellowship, and spent his time in Europe writing magazine articles that helped bring stateside recognition to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Gio Ponti, Le Corbusier and other canonical modernist architects.

In the 1940s, Nelson wrote texts that suggested such now-commonplace ideas as open-plan houses, storage walls and family rooms. D.J. De Pree, the owner of the furniture maker Herman Miller, was so impressed by Nelson that in 1944 — following the sudden death of Gilbert Rohde, who had introduced the firm to modern design in the 1930s — he invited Nelson to join the company as its design director. There Nelson’s curatorial design talents came to the fore.

To Herman Miller he brought such eminent creators as Charles and Ray Eames, Isamu Noguchi, and the textile and furniture designer Alexander Girard. Thanks to a clever contract, at the same time as he directed Herman Miller he formed a New York design company, George Nelson & Associates, that sold furniture designs to the Michigan firm. Nelson's studio also sold designs for clocks to the Howard Miller Clock Company, a manufacturer that was initially part of Herman Miller before it became an offshoot that was helmed by Howard Miller, D.J. De Pree's brother-in-law.

Nelson’s New York team of designers (who were rarely individually credited) would create such iconic pieces as the Marshmallow sofa, the Coconut chair, the Ball clock, the Bubble lamp series and the many cabinets and beds that comprise the sleek Thin-Edge line.

For dedicated collectors, as well as for interior designers who look beyond “the look,” there is a “cool factor” inherent to vintage pieces from George Nelson and others. Nelson was in on it from the start, and it’s valuable to have a piece that was there with him.

But still, as is evident from the offerings from dealers on 1stDibs, in any of the designs, in any iteration whose manufacture Nelson oversaw and encouraged, there are shining elements of lightness, elegance, sophistication — and a little bit of swagger. George Nelson felt confident in his ideas about design and didn’t mind letting the world know.

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.