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Jens Risom Seating

Danish, American, 1916-2016

The Danish-born Jens Risom brought the Scandinavian modern design sensibility to a wide audience in the United States. As the first designer for Knoll Inc., Risom introduced American buyers to the region’s enduring design values of simplicity, grace and craftsmanship.

Risom trained in furniture making at the Copenhagen School of Industrial Arts and Design under Ole Wanscher, alongside classmates Hans Wegner and Børge Mogensen. In 1939, a year after graduating from business school, Risom decided to move to the U.S. 

While working for an interior designer in New York in 1941, he met Hans Knoll, and the businessman and the designer hit it off. They brought out their first line the next year, despite wartime materials restrictions. The signature piece — now a design icon — was a lounge chair with a striking, undulant birch frame and a seat made of webbed sub-military grade parachute straps. Risom was drafted into the army, and served as a translator under General George Patton. When he returned from the war, Risom clashed over furniture design ideals with his business partner’s new bride, Florence Knoll, the pioneering mid-century modernist who was schooled in the Bauhaus method, which favored furniture with strict, geometric metal frames. Risom then started his own company, Jens Risom Design.

In the course of his long career, Risom developed a stylistic vocabulary that was a reflection of the life of the man himself: his furniture has Danish warmth coupled with an American air of crisp efficiency. Vintage Risom chairs are almost instantly recognizable — the arms and seat backs are set at a distinctive angle that seems to invite people to sit back and relax, yet they know they can hop up in an instant, ready to go.

As you will see on these pages, Jens Risom is one of the great men of American modern design who made furniture that is unique and timeless.

Find a collection of vintage Jens Risom furniture on 1stDibs that includes lounge chairs, desks, coffee tables and more.

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Creator: Jens Risom
Early Jens Risom Compass Chair for His Own Company
By Jens Risom
Located in New York, NY
Rare dining or side chair in birch with compass-shaped legs designed by Jens Risom and produced by his fledgling eponymous company in 1947. Part of an innovative design series previe...
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Fabric, Birch

Jens Risom C180 Walnut and Upholstered Armchairs
By Jens Risom
Located in Garnerville, NY
An excellent pair of Jens Risom designed C180 upholstered and walnut armchairs. Also know as 1109 after 1961. Risom was an instrumental part of revolutionizing the look of American l...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Walnut

Jens Risom Mid Century Walnut Bench
By Jens Risom
Located in Countryside, IL
Jens Risom Mid Century Walnut bench This bench measures: 72 wide x 18 deep x 17 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage condition. That ...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Walnut

Jens Risom C-120 Armchair
By Jens Risom
Located in Brooklyn, NY
For your consideration is this handsome 1950's model C-120 Jens Risom armchair in exceptional all-original condition. The chair features an exposed, solid walnut frame with an elegan...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Walnut

Jens Risom Dining Chairs for Knoll
By Jens Risom, Knoll
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Knoll Jens Risom chairs. Simple classic and honest design made this side or dining chair so popular that its still in production today. Made from solid maple wood and black cotton ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

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Cotton, Maple

Jens Risom Model 1303 Desk Chair
By Jens Risom
Located in Long Beach, CA
Original Jens Risom desk chair with tilt and tension adjuster in original vinyl. Boasting solid walnut arms and base with original tag. Please inquire for more information. The origi...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Naugahyde, Walnut

Jens Risom Six Foot (6 ft) Floating Bench
By Jens Risom
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
An uncommon six foot long floating bench designed by Jens Risom. Features a walnut frame base with a slightly curved cushion. A classic and timeless design. Top cushion tapers from 1...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Walnut

Jens Risom Lounge Chair - Early and Rare in Maple - Model U430 Low Arm Chair
By Jens Risom
Located in Decatur, GA
Jens Risom lounge chair, Model U-430. Rare solid maple version from early production runs in the early 1950's. Original recessed chrome sabots on the legs. All original finish. The f...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Maple

Jens Risom Lounge Chair for Knoll International
By Jens Risom
Located in Munich, DE
Jens Risom lounge chair for Knoll International. Webbing redone. model no. 652. LOCATED IN HAMBURG
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Wood

Pair of Jens Risom 666 Side Chairs for Knoll
By Jens Risom, Knoll
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare Jens Risom chairs made in the 1940s, model “666” of the 600 series from 1941.
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Birch

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Jens Risom Swivel Chairs New RL Boucle Upholstery
By Jens Risom
Located in West Hartford, CT
Magnificent matching pair of newly upholstered Jens Risom swivel lounge chairs. The fabric is new by Ralph Lauren and is a light brown boucle fabric. The chairs appear to float on a...
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1970s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Bouclé, Walnut, Textile

Jens Risom Armless Sofa
By Jens Risom
Located in Dallas, TX
An early Jens Risom armless sofa with maple frame. Older restoration in Knoll boucle.
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1950s Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Maple

Jens Risom U431 Armless Chair in American Walnut
By BENCHMARK, Jens Risom
Located in London, GB
The U431 armless chair was first introduced in 1955 by Jens Risom Inc. Designed by the legendary Danish-born American designer, it is a timeless piece that works well in both residen...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Modern Jens Risom Seating

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Walnut

Striking Jens Risom Tufted Slope Armchair, Mid-Century Modern
By Jens Risom
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Jens Risom chair, by Jens Risom Design Inc., USA, walnut frame with carved detail to legs, original orange velvet upholstery with tufted seat cushions and sloped arms, Risom label, 9...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Walnut

Jens Risom Playboy Mid Century Walnut and Cane Chairs, Set of 4
By Jens Risom
Located in Countryside, IL
Jens Risom Playboy Mid Century walnut and cane chairs - Set of 4 Each chair measures: 19.5 wide x 20.5 deep x 32.5 inches high, with a seat height/chair clearance of 18 inches ...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Cane, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Armchair, New Charcoal Black Boucle Upholstery
By Jens Risom
Located in Asheville, NC
Mid-Century Modern sculpted solid walnut lounge chair designed by Jens Risom. New foam and charcoal black boucle upholstery. Some scuffing/scratching to the chair arms and legs from ...
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1950s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Bouclé, Upholstery, Walnut

Mid Century Accent Side Chair by Jens Risom for Marble Furniture
By B.L. Marble Furniture, Dunbar Furniture, B.L. Marble Chair Co., Jens Risom, Milo Baughman
Located in Framingham, MA
Lovely all original side chair by Jens Risom for Marble Furniture Company. Nice patina to the walnut. Very nice use of dowels to hide screws. The channeled olive green vinyl is in ni...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Walnut, Naugahyde

Rare Pair of Risom for Knoll 666 Chairs
By Knoll, Jens Risom
Located in New York, NY
Early and hard to find design by Jens Risom for Knoll, model 666 chairs having birch frames and cloth webbing seats. These chairs are in original and untouched condition, both show l...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Fabric, Birch

Pair of Jens Risom Floating Mid-Century Modern in Walnut and Linen
By Jens Risom
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A pair of curved seat Jens Risom Benches in solid walnut and newly upholstered linen fabric. Model no. U-620. Great button tufted seats floating on solid legs, these are one of Jens ...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Fabric, Walnut

Pair Jens Risom Walnut Swivel Lounge Chair, 1960
By Jens Risom
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of Jens Risom walnut swivel lounge chairs, 1960. Completely restored and newly reupholstered in boucle.
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Bouclé, Walnut

Set of 6 Jens Risom Walnut Dining Chairs with Caned Backs
By Jens Risom
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Set of 6 Jens Risom Dining Room Chairs. Newly refinished, reupholstered and caning replaced! These are a nice large scale dining chair! Very solid and ready to go! New velvet sea...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Cane, Walnut

Very Early and Rare Jens Risom for Knoll Two Piece Settee with New Upholstery
By Jens Risom
Located in Troy, MI
Circa 1948 two piece settee or pair of one arm chairs designed by Jens Risom for Knoll. These are extremely solid and comfortable pieces, well-built with hand-tied springs, tufted se...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Wood

Jens Risom Mid Century Dining Side Chairs, Set of 4
By Jens Risom
Located in Countryside, IL
Jens Risom mid century dining side chairs - Set of 4 Each chair measures: 24 wide x 21 deep x 31 high, with a seat height of 16 inches All pieces of furniture can be had in what ...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Wood

10 Jens Risom Side Chairs for Knoll
By Knoll, Jens Risom
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A Knoll Studio classic, Jens Risom's designs were the first pieces manufactured by Knoll. Due to war-time restrictions on materials, this style chair was originally constructed of si...
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1940s American Scandinavian Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Cotton, Wood

Jens Risom Walnut & Leather Floating Ottomans
By Jens Risom
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Pair of floating ottomans by Jens Risom circa late 1950's. These examples have been newly upholstered in a supple leather. Frames are solid walnut. Price listed is for the pair.
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1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Leather, Walnut

Jens Risom Lounge Chair Model U416, Midcentury Low Slipper in Walnut + Boucle
By Jens Risom, Florence Knoll
Located in Decatur, GA
Early Jens Risom low lounge chair in solid American black walnut and a creamy white boucle. Oversized and stout with clean modern lines, a generously deep seat and a curved back. Sub...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Bouclé, Walnut

Jens Risom Lounge Chair in Walnut and Bamboo Upholstery
By Jens Risom
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Jens Risom lounge chair, American walnut and bamboo fabric, United States 1960s. This lounge chair is designed by Danish designer Jens Risom. It is executed in American walnut woo...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Fabric, Walnut

Jens Risom U150 Mid Century Danish Modern Sofa
By Jens Risom
Located in Charlotte, NC
A Mid 20th Century Danish Modern floating three seat sofa by Jens Risom, his U150 model. Features a walnut frame, high back with a button tufted row, a neutral tweed like fabric and ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

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Fabric, Walnut

Pair of Six Jens Risom Side/Dining Room Chairs Model 666 for Walter Knoll 1950s
By Jens Risom, Knoll
Located in Almelo, NL
Pair of six Jens Risom side / dining room chairs model 666 for Walter Knoll. Model in solid oak and braided polyvinyl strips. These chairs are in original and untouched condition, ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

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Oak

Jens Risom Lounge Chairs
By Jens Risom
Located in Pasadena, TX
Pair Jens Risom lounge chairs Knoll Studios The Risom lounge chair was designed in 1943 and was one of the first pieces commissioned by Knoll. it brought the natural materials...
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Cotton

Midcentury Jens Risom Lounge Chair for Knoll
By Jens Risom, Knoll
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Black / charcoal grey webbing. Simple, classic, and honest design made this lounge or easy chair so popular that its still in production today. Made from solid maple wood and cotto...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Cotton, Maple

Lounge Chair by Jens Risom
By Jens Risom
Located in Dallas, TX
A lounge chair with sculpted walnut base designed by Jens Risom. Fully restored and upholstered in Holly Hunt / Teddy / Winter White.
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1950s Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Bouclé, Walnut

"Big" Chair and Ottoman by Jens Risom, C. 1950s
By Jens Risom
Located in Stamford, CT
One of Jens Risom's most sought-after designs, the "Big Chair" was designed and produced from 1950-1959. This original example has been completely restored and reupholstered in luxur...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Velvet, Faux Leather, Walnut

Pair Jens Risom Playboy chairs
By Jens Risom
Located in New York, NY
A pair Jens Risom walnut armchairs model C140 Playboy chairs All original in very good condition.
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Fabric, Walnut

Jens Risom Cognac Leather Slipper Lounge Chairs for Knoll
By Jens Risom, Knoll
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Jens Risom Cognac Leather Slipper Lounge Chairs for Knoll
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Leather, Foam, Wood

Jens Risom, Vostra Easy Lounge Chair for Walter Knoll
By Jens Risom, Walter Knoll, Knoll
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Designed for Knoll circa 1950, this Vintage Jens Risom Vostra Chair is modern and elegant with its curved lines. This chair is in the mid-century modern style. It is made of maple wo...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Cotton, Maple

Set of Loveseats by Jens Risom, C. 1950s
By Jens Risom
Located in Stamford, CT
A set of loveseats designed by The Iconic Danish Designer Jens Risom. Restored the way only Stamford Modern does it, fitted with new hand cut, high-grade foam, updated spring system ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

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Velvet, Walnut

Jens Risom Walnut Lounge Chairs in Ivory Shearling, circa 1950s
By Jens Risom
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Iconic Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom lounge chairs expertly reupholstered in soft ivory shearling with professionally refinished walnut frames. An exemplar of Mid-Century Modern desi...
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1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Hide, Walnut

Pair of Jens Risom Armchairs
By Jens Risom
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Jens Risom armchairs with black lacquered wood frames.   
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1960s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Set of 12 Fully Restored Jens Risom Mid-Century Modern Playboy Dining Chairs
By Jens Risom
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Large set of twelve Jens Risom Playboy Dining Chairs professionally reupholstered in super soft camel curly fabric. An exemplar of Mid-Century Modern design, Danish American Jens Ris...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Cane, Upholstery, Walnut

Set of 14 Fully Restored Jens Risom Mid-Century Modern Playboy Dining Chairs
By Jens Risom
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Large set of fourteen Jens Risom Playboy dining chairs professionally reupholstered in super soft camel curly fabric. An exemplar of Mid Century modern design, Danish American Jens R...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Cane, Walnut

Set of 16 Fully Restored Jens Risom Mid-Century Modern Playboy Dining Chairs
By Jens Risom
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Large set of sixteen Jens Risom Playboy dining chairs professionally reupholstered in super soft camel curly fabric. An exemplar of Mid Century modern design, Danish American Jens Ri...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Cane, Walnut

Custom Jens Risom Black Dining Chairs With Great Patina
By Jens Risom
Located in Framingham, MA
Set of Custom Black Painted Jens Risom dining chairs. Excellent wear with oils and wood showing through the worn paint. I’ve never seen any black Jens Risom dining chairs - they make...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Naugahyde, Cane, Wood, Paint

Jens Risom Walnut Side Chairs
By Jens Risom, Gaylord Brothers
Located in Kalamazoo, MI
A pair of solid walnut side chairs designed by Jens Risom in the 1950s. The original cane backs add a nice texture and lightness to the design. Newly upholstered in a rainbow fabric ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Teak

Set of 10 Fully Restored Jens Risom Mid-Century Modern Playboy Dining Chairs
By Jens Risom
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Large set of ten Jens Risom Playboy dining chairs professionally reupholstered in super soft camel curly fabric. An exemplar of Mid-Century Modern design, Danish American Jens Risom ...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Upholstery, Cane, Walnut

"Risom" Lounge Chair by Jens Risom for Knoll, 1943
By Jens Risom
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These "Risom" chairs were designed by Jens Risom for Knoll International in 1943. It is a testament to the simplicity and ingenuity that is found in timeless furniture. it is one ...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Cotton

Jens Risom Mid Century Walnut 3 Seat Sofa
By Jens Risom
Located in Countryside, IL
Jens Risom mid century walnut 3 seat sofa This sofa measures: 64 wide x 23 deep x 32 inches high, with a seat height of 18 inches Ready for new upholstery. This service is avai...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Jens Risom Teak Wood Arm Chair In Black Striped Chenille
By Jens Risom
Located in Chicago, IL
Danish Modern style teak wood arm chair in black striped chenille upholstery. Single Danish teak wood arm chair has a thick sloping seat and a form fitting back cushion. Angular and ...
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1950s Danish Vintage Jens Risom Seating

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Teak

Midcentury Jens Risom Lounge Chairs for Knoll (3 available)
By Jens Risom, Knoll
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Flax cotton webbing. Simple, classic, and honest design made this lounge or easy chair so popular that its still in production today. Made from solid maple wood and cotton strappin...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Cotton, Maple

Jens Risom Desk Chair
By Jens Risom
Located in Chicago, IL
Jens Risom desk chair, solid oak base reupholstered with yellow Spinneybeck lesther, Adjustable seat, tilts and swivels Measures: H: 31.5" - 34.75" W: 24" D: 26.75" S 18" - 21...
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1960s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Leather, Oak

Pair of Vintage Midcentury Restored Jens Risom Lounge Chairs
By Jens Risom
Located in Pasadena, TX
Jens Risom`s career has spanned nearly sixty years. He began his study of design in the Copenhagen workshop of Kaare Klint in 1935 and joined Ernst Kuhn`s architectural office in 193...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

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Cowhide, Walnut

Jens Risom, Vostra Easy Lounge Chair, Design 1941 for Walter Knoll, Germany
By Jens Risom, Walter Knoll, Knoll
Located in Munster, NRW
Jens Risom for Walter Knoll - Easychair Vostra, 1941 Design from 1941 - model of the 50s, beech frame. This Easychair comes from the private property of an art dealer in Cologne,...
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1940s German Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Beech

Jens Risom Design Pair of Oiled Walnut & Leather Upholstered Armchairs, c.1965
By Jens Risom
Located in Miami, FL
Offered for sale is an original pair of Jen Risom Design oiled walnut and leather upholstered armchairs. The chairs have upholstered oval backs on a sculptural walnut base, c.1965. A...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Vintage Midcentury Restored Jens Risom U-620 Bench
By Jens Risom
Located in Pasadena, TX
Jens Risom Jens Risom emigrated from Europe to the U.S. when he was just 23 years of age. Like other Scandinavian designers such as Josef Frank and Kaare Klint, Risom continued to...
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

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Leather, Walnut

Pair of Jens Risom Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
By Jens Risom
Located in New York, NY
Danish Jens Risom attributed Mid-Century Modern armchairs with new wool felt upholstery, circa 1960s . Button tufted. Tapered legs with minor loses and fading to wood. Good original ...
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1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Wool

Walnut and Persimmon Ducale Wool Fabric Rocking Chair by Design within Reach MCM
By Jens Risom, Design Within Reach
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Coming from prestigious manufacturer Design within reach, based in Connecticut, this Jens Risom designed walnut and orange wool rocking chair makes a statement. The vibrant orange co...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Wool, Upholstery, Walnut

Jens Risom Webbed Lounge Chair for Knoll
By Jens Risom, Knoll
Located in Maastricht, NL
An early Jens Risom model 654W chair for Knoll, with a curved seating upholstered with a brown leather webbing. The chair has been professionally upholstered with new leather in our ...
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Leather, Wood

Four Restored Jens Risom Dining Side Chairs
By Jens Risom
Located in Pasadena, TX
Four Vintage Side Arm Chairs Set New upholstery in gray microfiber Wood frame and legs
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jens Risom Seating

Materials

Oak

Jens Risom seating for sale on 1stDibs

Seats Jens Risom are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive objects are often made of wood and designed with extraordinary care. There are many choices to choose from in our Jens Risom seating collection, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular. 129 vintage editions of these items are in stock, while there are 5 modern editions to choose from as well. Many of Jens Risom's original seating was created in Mid-Century Modern style in North America during the 20th century. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider seating by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Charles Eames and Paul McCobb. Pricing for Jens Risom seating can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at $499 and tops out at $36,000, while pieces like these can sell for $3,800 on average.
Questions About Jens Risom Seating
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Jens Risom was a Danish designer. Many people credit him with bringing the modern style of Scandinavian design to the U.S. He is well-known for his chairs, which feature angled seat backs often upholstered with webbing. On 1stDibs, find a selection of Jens Risom furniture.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, Jens Risom was Danish. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, on May 8, 1916, and attended Copenhagen School of Industrial Arts and Design. Following his graduation, Risom moved to the U.S., where he lived for the rest of his life. On 1stDibs, find a collection of Jens Risom furniture.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Normally, vintage furniture dealers or auction and online platforms specializing in authentic vintage furniture sell Jens Risom rockers. From time to time, rocking chairs produced by the Danish designer may appear at thrift shops and secondhand stores or be available directly from individuals who own them. On 1stDibs, find a selection of Jens Risom chairs.

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