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Rare Mid-Century Selig Armchair and Ottoman

$1,450per set
$2,800per set48% Off


Rare Mid-Century Selig armchair with matching Ottoman. Funky original fabric adorns this retro gem. Sleek lines and killer profile make this a must have. There is only one chair in the listing with a matching ottoman. Therefore two items make up the listing .


  • Creator
    Selig (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 38 in (96.52 cm)Width: 32 in (81.28 cm)Depth: 32 in (81.28 cm)Seat Height: 15 in (38.1 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Hollywood Regency (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Minor losses. seat depth is 20. Ottoman height is 12. width is 24 depth is 18. Could use new upholstery, wear at edges of chair and ottoman. Good bones, solid construction. Will need new foam in seat cushion as it is dried out.
  • Seller Location
    Redding, CT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU95954327333

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About the Manufacturer


As an importer and producer, the Selig furniture company helped popularize timeless and elegant postwar designs in the United States.

Selig created Danish-inspired chairs, sofas and other furnishings for the home that were cutting-edge, contemporary and airy. The brand was also among the first to introduce Scandinavian and European modern styles to Americans in the 1950s and 60s. The company imported and manufactured furniture known for its extraordinary design and style using high-quality, enduring and seductive materials.

Selig was founded in 1931 by Mandell Selig and Samuel Wexler. The pair started the business during the challenging economic times of the Great Depression prior to World War II. By the 1960s, under the leadership of Wexler's son, Robert, Selig peaked with manufacturing factories in five American cities.

Selig’s importing business had a meaningful impact on Italian furniture manufacturers. Wexler, the junior, had a hand in advancing and growing the manufacturing sector of the country’s Udine region. Due to this contribution, the Italian government saw fit to knight Robert Wexler with the title of “Cavaliere.”

After nearly four decades of influencing seating and lounging preferences in the United States with sophisticated mid-century modern and Scandinavian modern furniture — including its own chrome rocking chairs and leather club chairs — Selig sold to Simmons, the mattress company, in 1970, thus dissolving. Much of what they produced and imported is still available despite no longer being manufactured, and many collectors seek original Selig furniture.

On 1stDibs, find an array of vintage Selig furniture that includes lounge chairs, armchairs, tables and more.

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Located in Redding, CT
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