Other 20th Century Chairs Photos

The 20th Century chairs on this etc. page comprise designers for which we have only one or two examples, not sufficient to have their own pages on this website. To see the designers represented by their own pages, click through to the Modern Chairs index under see also, below.

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Music room chair by Richard Riemerschmid for Vereinigte Werkstätten für Kunst im Handwerk of Munich at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Dining chair by Peter Behrens for Anton Blüggel of Berlin at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Shop of the Crafters desk & chair by Pál Horti at LACMA. Los Angeles, CA.Brussels armchair by George Walton & Co. at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Music room chair (1898-9) by Richard Riemerschmid for Vereinigte Werkstätten für Kunst im Handwerk of Munich at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Dining chair (1902) by Peter Behrens for Anton Blüggel of Berlin at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Shop of the Crafters desk & chair (c1905) by Pál Horti at LACMA. Los Angeles, CA.Brussels armchair (1900) by George Walton & Co. at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.
Mahogany armchair prob. by George Walton & Co. at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Decorative arts gallery with painting by Édouard Vuillard & armchairs by René Binet at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.Side chair by Pavel Janák of Czechoslovakia at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Chair with carved backrest as basket of fruit by Paul Frédéric Follot of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Mahogany armchair (c1903) prob. by George Walton & Co. at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.Decorative arts gallery with painting (1911) by Édouard Vuillard & armchairs (c1904) by René Binet at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.Side chair (c1911) by Pavel Janák of Czechoslovakia at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Chair with carved backrest as basket of fruit (c1912) by Paul Frédéric Follot of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Armchair c1912 by Louis Süe & Paul Huillard for Maison Damon et Berteaux of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Carved chair by Friedrich Adler et al at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Round dining table with chairs covered of striped woven upholstery by Wenzel Hablik at Schleswig Holstein State Museum. Schleswig, Germany.Gondola chair by Joseph Urban & made by Wiener Werkstätte of Vienna, Austria at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.
Armchair c1912 by Louis Süe & Paul Huillard for Maison Damon et Berteaux of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Carved chair (1913) by Friedrich Adler et al at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Round dining table with chairs covered of striped woven upholstery (c1920) by Wenzel Hablik at Schleswig Holstein State Museum. Schleswig, Germany.Gondola chair (1921) by Joseph Urban & made by Wiener Werkstätte of Vienna, Austria at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.
Gondola chairs & side table by Joseph Urban & made by Wiener Werkstätte of Vienna, Austria at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Modern chair inspired by Africa by Pierre Legrain of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Oak & fabric Art Deco living room chair at National Museum of History & Art. Luxembourg, Luxembourg.Reading armchair with fixed reclining back & flip up light source by Pierre Legrain at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Gondola chairs & side table (1921) by Joseph Urban & made by Wiener Werkstätte of Vienna, Austria at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Modern chair inspired by Africa (c1924) by Pierre Legrain of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Oak & fabric Art Deco living room chair at National Museum of History & Art. Luxembourg, Luxembourg.Reading armchair with fixed reclining back & flip up light source (1925-8) by Pierre Legrain at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Secretary & side chair by Santiago Marco Urrutia at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Dining table & chairs of Kandinsky from Dessau by Otto Bedelind at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Armchair & desk with metallic flower inserts by Henri Rapin at Museum of Fine Arts. Reims, France.Metal tube desk & chair by Robert Mallet-Stevens for Labormetal of Paris plus desk lamp by Jacques le Chevallier at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Secretary (1925) & side chair (1933) by Santiago Marco Urrutia at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Dining table & chairs of Kandinsky from Dessau (c1926) by Otto Bedelind at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Armchair & desk with metallic flower inserts (1920s-30s) by Henri Rapin at Museum of Fine Arts. Reims, France.Metal tube desk & chair (c1927) by Robert Mallet-Stevens for Labormetal of Paris plus desk lamp (1927) by Jacques le Chevallier at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Armchairs office chair with black tubular arms by René Herbst & art deco chair with aluminum arms by Charlotte Alix & Louis Sognot at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Chrome & steel asymmetrical Non-conformist chair by Eileen Gray at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.Chrome metal tubing dining chairs by Eileen Gray at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.Chaise longue supported by deer from Jeanne Lanvin's Apt. by Armand-Albert Rateau at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Armchairs (l) office chair with black tubular arms (1927) by René Herbst & (r) art deco chair with aluminum arms (1929) by Charlotte Alix & Louis Sognot at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Chrome & steel asymmetrical Non-conformist chair (1927-9) by Eileen Gray at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.Chrome metal tubing dining chairs (1927-9) by Eileen Gray at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.Chaise longue supported by deer (c1925) from Jeanne Lanvin's Apt. by Armand-Albert Rateau at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
S-bend folding terrace chair & various occasional tables by Eileen Gray at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.Armchair by KEM Weber made by Grand Rapids Chair Co., MI at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Armchair by Karl Emmanuel Martin Weber of Grand Rapids Chair Co. of Grand Rapids, MI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Chromed steel & plastic chair by Hans Luckhardt & Wassili Luckhardt for Desta Stahlmöbel of Berlin at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
S-bend folding terrace chair (1935) & various occasional tables (1926-9) by Eileen Gray at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.Armchair (c1928) by KEM (Karl Emanuel Martin) Weber made by Grand Rapids Chair Co., MI at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Armchair (1928) by Karl Emmanuel Martin Weber of Grand Rapids Chair Co. of Grand Rapids, MI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Chromed steel & plastic chair (1929) by Hans Luckhardt & Wassili Luckhardt for Desta Stahlmöbel of Berlin at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Steel & leather chaise lounge by Hans Luckhardt; Wassili Luckhardt & Anton Lorenz for Desta Stahlmöbel of Berlin at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Desk & armchair by Emile Guillot & articulated desk lamp by Edouard-Wilfrid Buquet at Museum of Fine Arts. Reims, France.Armchair with simulated leather seat c1930 by René Prou with 1930s pedestal table, garden chair & sculpture at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Armchair at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Steel & leather chaise lounge (1931) by Hans Luckhardt; Wassili Luckhardt & Anton Lorenz for Desta Stahlmöbel of Berlin at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Desk & armchair (c1930) by Emile Guillot & articulated desk lamp by Edouard-Wilfrid Buquet at Museum of Fine Arts. Reims, France.Armchair with simulated leather seat c1930 by René Prou with 1930s pedestal table, garden chair & sculpture at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Armchair (c1930) at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Cantilevered tubular armchair by Georges-Henri Pingusson at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Airline chair by Kem Weber at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Airline armchair by Karl Emmanuel Martin Weber of Airline Chair Co. at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Armchairs by Bruno Mathsson of Sweden at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Cantilevered tubular armchair (1932) by Georges-Henri Pingusson at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Airline chair (1934-5) by Kem Weber at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Airline armchair (c1934-5) by Karl Emmanuel Martin Weber of Airline Chair Co. at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Armchairs (1934) by Bruno Mathsson of Sweden at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Paimio armchair by Alvar Aalto of Finland at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Armchair by Alvar Aalto of Finland at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Macassar ebony sideboard, table & chairs designed by its owner Georges Schmitt at National Museum of History & Art. Luxembourg, Luxembourg.Armchair & table of thermoformed & tempered glass by René Coulon of Paris for Saint-Gobain at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Paimio (#41) armchair (1930-1) by Alvar Aalto of Finland at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Armchair (#400) (1935-6) by Alvar Aalto of Finland at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Macassar ebony sideboard, table & chairs (c1935) designed by its owner Georges Schmitt at National Museum of History & Art. Luxembourg, Luxembourg.Armchair & table of thermoformed & tempered glass (1937) by René Coulon of Paris for Saint-Gobain (shown Paris Expo 1937) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Glass armchair attrib. Louis Dierra made by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., PA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chair by Wharton Esherick of USA at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Bentwood Art Deco chair at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Table & chairs by Dunbar Furniture Co. at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Glass armchair (c1939) attrib. Louis Dierra made by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., PA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chair (c1939) by Wharton Esherick of USA at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Bentwood Art Deco chair (c1940) at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Table & chairs (c1940) by Dunbar Furniture Co. at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Occasional chair by Evans Products Co. at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Wooden African-style chair by Alexandre Noll at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Allegro plywood chair by Basil Spence for H. Morris & Co. to convert aircraft parts factory to peacetime production at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Chairs of Denmark by designers like Arne Jacobsen & Hans Wegner at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Occasional chair (c1945) by Evans Products Co. at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Wooden African-style chair (1946-7) by Alexandre Noll at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Allegro plywood chair (1949) by Basil Spence for H. Morris & Co. to convert aircraft parts factory to peacetime production at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Chairs of Denmark (1950s) by designers like Arne Jacobsen & Hans Wegner at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Artificial leather chair & desk by Jacques Adnet from France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Sideboard, chairs & other Irish Modern by Brendan Dunne at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.Flag Halyard chair by Hans Wegner for Getama of Denmark at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Leather chair by Pierre Paulin from France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Artificial leather chair & desk (c1950) by Jacques Adnet from France (shown Brussels EXPO 1958) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Sideboard, chairs & other Irish Modern (Scandinavian-inspired furniture) (1950s) by Brendan Dunne at National Museum Decorative Arts & History. Dublin, Ireland.Flag Halyard chair (c1952) by Hans Wegner for Getama of Denmark at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Leather chair (1952) by Pierre Paulin from France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Series of office chairs 1930s-50s) by Jean Prouvé of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Amphitheater seat with writing desk by Jean Prouvé from Nancy at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Chair shown at 10th Milan Triennale by Vittorio Gregotti at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Marshmallow sofa by George Nelson Assoc. & Irving Harper for Herman Miller Inc., Zeeland, MI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Series of office chairs 1930s-50s) by Jean Prouvé of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Amphitheater seat with writing desk (1952) by Jean Prouvé from Nancy at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Chair shown at 10th Milan Triennale (1953) by Vittorio Gregotti at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Marshmallow sofa (1954-5) by George Nelson Assoc. & Irving Harper for Herman Miller Inc., Zeeland, MI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Metal tube reclining chair P40 by Osvaldo Borsani at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Fireside chair Joker by Olivier Mourgue of France; X-chair by Peter Hvidt & Orla Molgaard-Nielsen of Denmark; & Tripod PK9 by Poul Kjaerholm of Denmark at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Coffee tables & chairs with metal wire bases by Warren Platner for Knoll Internation of Murr, Germany at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Lounge chair by Dunbar Furniture Co. at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Metal tube reclining chair P40 (1955) by Osvaldo Borsani at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Fireside chair Joker (1959) by Olivier Mourgue of France; X-chair (1961) by Peter Hvidt & Orla Molgaard-Nielsen of Denmark; & Tripod PK9 (1961) by Poul Kjaerholm of Denmark at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Coffee tables & chairs with metal wire bases (1960s) by Warren Platner for Knoll Internation of Murr, Germany at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Lounge chair (c1960) by Dunbar Furniture Co. at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Leather easy chair model RZ62 by Dieter Rams for Vitsoe & Zapf of Eschborn at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Leather easy chair model Elda by Joe Colombo for Comfort, Meda of Milan, Italy at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Molded layered wooden chair by Grete Jalk for Poul Jeppesen Stor of Denmark at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Armchair by Alexander Girard for Herman Miller Inc., Zeeland, MI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Leather easy chair model RZ62 (1962) by Dieter Rams for Vitsoe & Zapf of Eschborn at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Leather easy chair model Elda (1963) by Joe Colombo for Comfort, Meda of Milan, Italy at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Molded layered wooden chair (1963) by Grete Jalk for Poul Jeppesen Stor of Denmark at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Armchair (c1967) by Alexander Girard for Herman Miller Inc., Zeeland, MI at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Bulle armchair by Christian Daninos of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Plia chair by Giancarlo Piretti of Italy & Albatross armchair by Danielle Quarante of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Plastic Panton'-chair by Verner Panton at Schleswig Holstein State Museum. Schleswig, Germany.Armchair Limande by Kwok Hoi Chan of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Bulle armchair (1968 & 70) by Christian Daninos of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Plia chair (1970) by Giancarlo Piretti of Italy & Albatross armchair (1969) by Danielle Quarante of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Plastic Panton'-chair (1971) by Verner Panton at Schleswig Holstein State Museum. Schleswig, Germany.Armchair Limande (1971) by Kwok Hoi Chan of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Chair ON1 by Oscar Niemeyer of Brazil at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Leather bench chair by Oscar Niemeyer at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Easy Edges chair by Frank O. Gehry of USA at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Throne chair in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.
Chair ON1 (1971) by Oscar Niemeyer of Brazil at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Leather bench chair (1971) by Oscar Niemeyer at Georges Pompidou Center. Paris, France.Easy Edges chair (1972) by Frank O. Gehry of USA at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Throne chair of maple walnut & ebony (1979) by Robert Whitely in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.
Pair of Zephyr chairs by Wendell Castle of Rochester, NY at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Albuquerque style chairs by Chris M. Sandoval in NM State Capitol Art Collection. Santa Fe, NM.Questa style chairs & table by Roberto Vigil in NM State Capitol Art Collection. Santa Fe, NM.Monkey Settee by Judy Kensley McKie at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.
Pair of Zephyr chairs (1979) by Wendell Castle of Rochester, NY at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Albuquerque style chairs (1991) by Chris M. Sandoval in NM State Capitol Art Collection. Santa Fe, NM.Questa style chairs & table (1991) by Roberto Vigil in NM State Capitol Art Collection. Santa Fe, NM.Monkey Settee (1994) by Judy Kensley McKie at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.
Monkey settee by Judy Kensley McKie at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.New Presidential inauguration chair by John Lee at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Dining room in California Governor's Mansion. Sacramento, CA.Wire garden chairs at Philip Johnson Glass House. New Canaan, CT.
Monkey settee (1995) by Judy Kensley McKie at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.New Presidential inauguration chair (2011) by John Lee at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Dining room in California Governor's Mansion. Sacramento, CA.Wire garden chairs at Philip Johnson Glass House. New Canaan, CT.
Three chairs by Philippe Starck of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.New Mexico style chair & table in NM State Capitol Art Collection. Santa Fe, NM.Collection of modern chairs at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Collection of modern chairs at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.
Three chairs by Philippe Starck of France at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.New Mexico style chair & table in NM State Capitol Art Collection. Santa Fe, NM.Collection of modern chairs at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Collection of modern chairs at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.
Collection of modern chairs at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Collection of modern chairs at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.

Collection of modern chairs at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Collection of modern chairs at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.


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