Thonet Chairs Photos

Michael Thonet (1796-1871) a German-Austrian furniture maker was the inventor of bentwood chairs. His company Thonet Brothers is best known for its cafe chairs.

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Golden bentwood chair by Michael Thonet of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood armchairs by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Folding & rocking chairs by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood rocking chair & stool by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Golden bentwood chair (c1845) by Michael Thonet of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood armchairs (c1860s-90s) by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Folding & rocking chairs (c1880s-90s) by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood rocking chair & stool (c1880s) by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Bentwood portable cane stools by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood dressing room mirror by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood sleeping sofa by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood sleeping sofa by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Bentwood portable cane stools (c1890) by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood dressing room mirror (c1890) by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood sleeping sofa (c1890) by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood sleeping sofa (c1895) by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Expanding dining table with accordion-like mechanism by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood legs of expanding dining table by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Art Nouveau buffet by Louis Majorelle & pair of Bohemian porcelain female busts by Thonet Bros at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA.Art Nouveau furniture collection around buffet by Louis Majorelle & Chaise Lounge by Thonet Bros at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA.
Expanding dining table with accordion-like mechanism (c1895) by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bentwood legs of expanding dining table (c1895) by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Art Nouveau buffet (c1900) by Louis Majorelle & pair of Bohemian porcelain female busts (c1900) by Thonet Bros at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA.Art Nouveau furniture collection around buffet (1902) by Louis Majorelle & Chaise Lounge (c1900) by Thonet Bros at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA.
Armchair from Vienna postal savings office by Otto Wagner & made by Fa. Thonet of Vienna at Hamburg Decorative Arts Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Side chair by Otto Wagner & made by Gebrüder Thonet of Vienna, Austria at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Theater chairs by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Tubular steel club armchairs B3 Wassily by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.
Armchair (1904) from Vienna postal savings office by Otto Wagner & made by Fa. Thonet of Vienna at Hamburg Decorative Arts Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Side chair (1904-6) by Otto Wagner & made by Gebrüder Thonet of Vienna, Austria at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Theater chairs (c1907) by Thonet Brothers of Vienna at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Tubular steel club armchairs B3 Wassily (1925-6) by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.
Chrome & leather chair by Mies van der Rohe made by Gebrüder Thonet of Germany at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tubular steel chair B32 & armchair B64 by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.Tubular steel swivel armchair B7a by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.Tubular steel typewriter table B21 by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.
Chrome & leather chair (1927) by Mies van der Rohe made by Gebrüder Thonet of Germany (c1930) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tubular steel chair B32 & armchair B64 (1928) by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.Tubular steel swivel armchair B7a (1928) by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.Tubular steel typewriter table B21 (1928) by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.
Tubular steel side table B12 by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.Tubular steel adjustable back armchair B25 by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.Coffee table by Marcel Breuer for Gebrüder Thonet of Vienna & PH Table Lamp by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen of Copenhagen at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Gallery of vintage chairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Tubular steel side table B12 (1928) by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.Tubular steel adjustable back armchair B25 (1928-9) by Marcel Breuer with Thonet Brothers at Musée des Monuments Français. Paris, France.Coffee table (1928-30) by Marcel Breuer for Gebrüder Thonet of Vienna & PH Table Lamp (c1927) by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen of Copenhagen at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Gallery of vintage chairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.
Gallery of vintage chairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Design display of bent cane cafe chairs with wicker seats in gallery of vintage chairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bent cane cafe chairs with woven seats at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Chairs at sidewalk cafe in Paris. Paris, France.
Gallery of vintage chairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Design display of bent cane cafe chairs with wicker seats in gallery of vintage chairs at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Bent cane cafe chairs with woven seats (1800s-1900s) at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany.Chairs at sidewalk cafe in Paris. Paris, France.

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