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Ask Casa: An Affordable Round Back Chair

Dear Casa,

I absolutely love the Round Back Chair ($199) with the woven seat from West Elm.
I just can't bring myself to spend $200 on it, though. Do you know of any other
place I could find a comparable chair that is a little less expensive?

Thanks!
Molly

To hear and see my suggestions,

Hi Molly,
You have a good eye, and I can see why you're pining after that chair.

This lust-worthy chair is an interpretation of the Round Chair, a 1949 design by Hans Wegner, one of the most innovative and prolific of all Danish furniture designers. The American magazine Interiors featured the chair on its cover and referred to it as "the world’s most beautiful chair." The chair rose to stardom when used in the televised presidential debates between Nixon and Kennedy in 1960 and has since been known simply as The Chair.

While an original Hans Wegner chair will likely cost much more than this West Elm version, a quick search of eBay for the words "Danish modern chair" and "Danish chair" has revealed plenty of similar, vintage replicas for under $200. Your best bet is to look there, but I would also scour Craigslist and 1st Dibs for the same keywords.

Here are a few options, which at current bid, are very affordable:

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davisdavis davisdavis 9 years
Just don't forget to calculate shipping costs before you bid!
Rachel419 Rachel419 9 years
I love it, but i agree its a little pricey
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Oooo I like it too... Those are some great ones you found though Casa! Great work!
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