Skip to main content

Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

American, 1923-1985

Though much of Arthur Umanoff’s furniture is marked by a no-frills simplicity common in American mid-century modern design, his work is anything but one-note. Over the course of a prolific career, Umanoff designed everything from case pieces to candleholders to dining chairs in iron, leather, walnut, wicker and more. With furnishings for a broad range of manufacturers throughout the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and early ’80s, Umanoff continued a thread of sculptural elegance and textural sensitivity through his designs.

After graduating from Pratt Institute in the early 1950s, Umanoff experimented mostly with wood furniture before landing a job at Post Modern Ltd, a New York manufacturer of wrought-iron furniture. There he produced furnishings that married wrought iron with wood and plastic, creating functional pieces free of utilitarian bulkiness. Umanoff continued his experimentation with mixed materials through a partnership with Shaver Howard, for whom he designed wine racks in combinations of iron, leather and wicker.

When Shaver Howard bought Boyeur Scott, Umanoff conceived several furniture designs for the brand, including the 1964 Granada collection, whose curlicue iron bases, visible through glass tops, stand out as some of his most ornate and decorative work. Indeed, much of Umanoff’s oeuvre is far more simplistic, like iron-and-pine armchairs for The Elton Co. or low-backed, slatted-seat barstools with slender iron legs for Raymor.

Umanoff was fluent, too, in the more sumptuous modernism of the era: In the mid-1960s, he designed the 2405 and 4449 armchairs for Madison Furniture Industries. Popular in offices, the walnut-framed, leather-upholstered seats, which could have been mistaken for the seductive Scandinavian modern seating of the era, were reportedly the jumping-off point for Captain Kirk’s iconic seat on Star Trek.

Even as he is among the mid-century modern designers you may not know, with work across such a range of styles and manufacturers (most no longer in business), Umanoff, who died in 1985, leaves a legacy that is fascinatingly diverse and at times enticingly elusive, making his work intriguing objects for collectors.

Find vintage Arthur Umanoff furniture today on 1stDibs.

9
to
9
9
9
9
7
9
9
2
4
Height
to
Width
to
8
6
6
2
2
7
7
154
179
144
130
95
Creator: Arthur Umanoff
Arthur Umanoff Shaver Howard Bistro Table and Two Chairs
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Ferndale, MI
A Mid Century wrought iron bistro set by Arthur Umanoff for Shaver Howard includes a pedestal table with four arm base and raffia wrap on table...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Wrought Iron

Arthur Umanoff Iron and Glass Side Tables
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Arthur Umanoff for Shaver Howard Iron Side Tables with Glass tops. Hard to find pair! We have a Sofa, two Lounge Chairs, and a round Coffee Table Available! Nice older green paint...
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Four Lounge Chairs by Arthur Umanoff for Raymor
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Dallas, TX
A set of four rare Arthur Umanoff lounge chairs with wooden seats and a rush backs. Nice overall patina.
Category

1950s Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Arthur Umanoff Swivel Bar Stools-A Set of 4
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Cumberland, RI
Arthur Umanoff Swivel bar stools-A set of 4 In stock and ready to ship Bar height stools with Vinyl Seating Perfect for indo...
Category

Mid-20th Century Gothic Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Metal, Iron, Wrought Iron

Black Outdoor Patio Set by Arthur Umanoff
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Glamorous high back armchair and table design by Arthur Unamoff in the 1960s. The set is constructed of steel that has been newly powder coated satin black, new 48” diameter 1/2” thi...
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Steel

Arthur Umanoff Patio Set Vintage 1960s
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A charming Arthur Umanoff patio set-dining table with four armchairs. Freshly powdercoated and seats reupholstered. Table measures 30" H, 42" D.
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

ARTHUR UMANOFF for Syd Leach 1950's Mid Century 5-Piece Wrought Iron Dining Set
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Charlotte, NC
An iconic patio set designed by Arthur Umanoff. Produced by Sid Leach of Alabama in the 1950's. White painted round wrought iron table with glass top, and four white painted high-bac...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Arthur Umanoff by the Boyeur Scott Furniture Co. from their Granada Collection
By Boyeur Scott Furniture Co., Arthur Umanoff
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Designed by Arthur Umanoff and manufactured by the Boyeur Scott Furniture Co. from their Granada Collection as chair #C102 and table #C110 all circa 1964.This set includes 3 ribbon s...
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Arthur Umanoff Mayan Dining Table and 6 Chairs for Shaver Howard Furn.
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Arthur Umanoff "Mayan" Rectangular Table with 6 Dining Chairs for Shaver Howard. Set includes 2 Armchairs and 4 Side Chairs. All with the Sun Motif Back. Table has 3 Sun Motif square...
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Aluminum

Related Items
Mid-Century Modern Set of 4 Bar Counter Swiveling Stools by Arthur Umanoff
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous set of 4 Granada bar stools in all original finish and condition. Designed by Arthur Umanoff for The Scott Boyeur Collection in the early 1960s. In...
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Pink Woven Outdoor Lounge Chairs By Monika Mulder For Ikea
By Monika Mulder, IKEA
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Set of four, colorful, modern, outdoor lounge chairs by Dutch designer Monika Mulder for Ikea circa 1990's are fuild, raspberry pink rattan, woven plastic...
Category

Late 20th Century Swedish Organic Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Plastic

Reproduction Iron and Marble Bistro Table
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
This classically designed bistro table is the perfect way to elevate any small dining space or bar room. Originally made popular during Paris’ Belle Époque, marble bistro tables...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary French Other Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Marble, Brass, Iron

Wrought Iron and Glass Coffee Table
By Salterini, Woodard Furniture Co.
Located in New York, NY
Stylish wrought iron and glass coffee table, suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Probably circa 1970, in the manner of Woodard, Salte...
Category

Late 20th Century American Art Deco Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Wrought Iron

Outdoor / Patio Table and Four Sculptura Chairs by Woodard, Expertly Restored
By John Woodard, Woodard Furniture Co.
Located in Kansas City, MO
John Woodard outdoor dining set consisting of a round table and four woven wire Sculptura chairs (often misattributed to Russel Woodard). Professionally sand blasted and painted in a...
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Metal, Wrought Iron

Three Vintage Modern Arthur Umanoff Style Swivel Bar Stools
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A striking midcentury set of three bar stools that boast slatted wood seats and backrests. The sturdy iron rod base tapers down to splayed feet showing quality construction. A conven...
Category

1970s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Pair of Arthur Umanoff Bar Stools
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Stamford, CT
The swinging 1960s! Two 1960s wrought iron stools by Arthur Umanoff, Rye and Gin with orange vinyl seats. Seat height is 29.5 inches.
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Wrought Iron

  • Pair of Arthur Umanoff Bar Stools
  • Pair of Arthur Umanoff Bar Stools
  • Pair of Arthur Umanoff Bar Stools
  • Pair of Arthur Umanoff Bar Stools
H 45.5 in W 21 in D 18 in
Set of Four Bar Height Wood Slat Stools by Arthur Umanoff
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in New York, NY
Unusual set off bar height stools designed by Arthur Umanoff, circa 1950's. The stools feature slatted backs and seats with solid wrought iron frames, on dowel form legs with exposed...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Wrought Iron

Mid-Century Modern Iron Hoop Lounge Chair by Maurizio Tempestini for Salterini
By John Salterini, Maurizio Tempestini
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous iron hoop chair designed by Maurizio Tempestini for Salterini c1955. In very good condition needing a spray job. New plastic feet glides. Poss...
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

21st Century Wrought Iron Patio or Kitchen Dinning Table, Indoor and Outdoor
Located in Miami, FL
21st century wrought iron dining table with wood top You can use in outdoor or indoor, you must indicate in the order.  
Category

2010s Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Wrought Iron

Rare Set of Arthur Umanoff for Shaver Howard Iron Bar Stools
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Chicago, IL
Rare and strikingly modern set of bar stools designed by Arthur Umanoff for Shaver Howard, c.1975 Mid-century modern icon and master of iron, American designer Arthur Umanoff brin...
Category

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

Materials

Iron

Wrought Iron and Glass Garden Patio Poolside End, Side Table Att. to Woodard
By Salterini, Woodard Furniture Co.
Located in New York, NY
Stylish wrought iron and glass side, or end table, attributed to Woodard. The table features a glass top, and a lower shelf of metal mesh. The table is in very fine, original, clean ...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Hollywood Regency Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Wrought Iron

Previously Available Items
Arthur Umanoff Mayan Dining Table and 6 Chairs for Shaver Howard Furn.
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Arthur Umanoff "Mayan" Rectangular Table with 6 Dining Chairs for Shaver Howard. Set includes 2 Armchairs and 4 Side Chairs. All with the Sun Motif Back. Table has 3 Sun Motif square...
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Aluminum

Arthur Umanoff Woven Rush & Iron Stools 1950's
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Southampton, NJ
A trio of classic modern 1950's iron benches or stools designed by Arthur Umanoff for Raymor. Beautifully maintained with intensional Indoor full sun exposure has resulted in a marve...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Wrought Iron

Mid-Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Grenada Metal Patio Set Table 4 Chairs Orange
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a super sexy bistro/patio set by Arthur Umanoff. Set includes a wrought iron table, with a glass top, and four matching chairs, with funky, orange fabric. I...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Metal

Arthur Umanoff Mayan Sun Design Iron Chairs
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Rochester, NY
A matched set of four Mayan sunburst back iron dining chairs by Arthur Umanoff for Shaver Howard with all original chinese red painted surface and contoured black vinyl seats, circa ...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Wood Slat and Iron Low Lounge Chair by Arthur Umanoff for Raymor US, 1950s
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Berlin, DE
Mid-20th century modern two-tone painted wood slat and iron frame low lounge chair by Arthur Umanoff. For interior or patio garden.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Arthur Umanoff Wrought Iron Sun Table and Four Chairs
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Stamford, CT
Arthur Umanoff wrought iron sun table with four sun back armchairs with ball finials. Table is 42 inches in diameter and 29.5 inches high. Glass is new. Seats need reupholstering.
Category

1960s American Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Wrought Iron

Set of Four Arthur Umanoff Granada Chairs
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Redding, CT
Set of four Arthur Umanoff Granada chairs. Perfect for a garden or small porch. Newly recovered in red marine upholstery. Perfect for patio or indoor ...
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Mayan Sun Two Seat Iron Bench Settees by Arthur Umanoff
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Rochester, NY
A pair of Mayan Sun two-seat iron bench settees by Arthur Umanoff for Shaver Howard in the original beautiful vibrant Chinese red factory painted finish and...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Arthur Umanoff for Raymor Redwood Slat and Iron Coffee/cocktail Table
By Raymor, Arthur Umanoff
Located in Southampton, NJ
A rare work from Arthur Umanoff's series of "Redwood for Outdoor Living" for Raymor. Described in the original advertisement as a cocktail table with magazine rack. "Many familie...
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Set of Arthur Umanoff Iron Rope Porch Chairs Vintage Midcentury Tiki Mad Men McM
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Set of four. Wrought iron frames with wood slat seats and sculpted papercord backrests. Some of Wooden slats showing wear and loss. One small bit of rush missing. Rare design. Measur...
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Arthur Umanoff "Mayan" Iron Dining Set for Shaver Howard
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Newly refinished "Mayan" patio set by Arthur Umanoff for the American furniture company Shaver Howard. The chair backs are a stylized play on the Mayan sun g...
Category

1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Steel

Arthur Umanoff Iron and Glass Table for Shaver Howard
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Iron table designed by Arthur Umanoff for Shaver Howard from the Granada collection. Wire scroll work around inside circle. Finished in black with a 3/8" glass top.
Category

Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

Arthur Umanoff patio and garden furniture for sale on 1stDibs.

Arthur Umanoff patio and garden furniture are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options to choose from in our collection of Arthur Umanoff patio and garden furniture, although gray editions of this piece are particularly popular. Many of the original patio and garden furniture by Arthur Umanoff were created in the mid-century modern style in united states during the mid-20th century. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider patio and garden furniture by Danny Ho Fong, Knoll, and Tropitone. Prices for Arthur Umanoff patio and garden furniture can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these items begin at $1,850 and can go as high as $8,500, while a piece like these, on average, fetch $3,225.

Recently Viewed

View All