Share your favorites on Show & Tell

OLD WROUGHT IRON FOLDING CHAIRS

In Furniture > Chairs > Show & Tell.
Chairs1122 of 1238glass top retro dining room setKoken Barber Chair
0
Love it
0
Like it

Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 4 years ago

Email

CAD1949
(525 items)

I bought these old folding chairs at an auction recently. There are no manufacturers markings or identifying marks on them. They are of steel and wrought iron construction. They are heavy. They fold very nicely and are in overall good condition. Any information as to vintage , manufacturer and value would be greatlt appreciated. Thank You, Chris

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

Comments

  1. tikiray tikiray, 4 years ago
    Gorgeous chairs!! Thanks for posting them! I have been looking, but can't find any with the same design as yours. I've seen a few for $350 and some higher. They were listed as made in the late 1800's. Here is one, but like I said, it's not the same design as yours. http://www.jaysonhomeandgarden.com/product.php?productid=6224

    Take another look at the chairs very closely, look for any marks or numbers... anything would help identify them.
  2. tikiray tikiray, 4 years ago
    There is one listed at this site too.... http://gardenalia-antiques.com/furniture.html
  3. tikiray tikiray, 4 years ago
    Check these out, they are very close to yours!! The only problem I see with these is that someone painted them and recovered the seats.... I would have liked to see what they looked like originally. Says they were made by a Chicago company.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-Metal-Lime-Green-Folding-Chairs-/270685490287?pt=US_Chairs&hash=item3f061ccc6f#ht_500wt_1156
  4. CAD1949 CAD1949, 4 years ago
    Thanks tikiray. These look to have very old paint and wood seats. I hope to learn more about them. Thanks again for the info.
  5. tikiray tikiray, 4 years ago
    If you learn anything else, let us know! They are very neat chairs!!
  6. HomerWelles, 2 years ago
    Did anyone find an answer to this query? I also have 4 of these chairs.
    Please let me know if so?



    From CAD1949
    A few years ago, I saw the attached picture of an iron chair in a New York Magazine interior design feature story, placed in a boudoir room decorated by Victoria Hagan.

    Since I own a set of 4 of these chairs, I am wondering if you would be able to tell me the origins — period, who made them, country of origin. Any insight or suggestions of how to find out would be much appreciated. I found them in an antique store over 40 years ago and haven’t stumbled on any more information.
  7. Baroquista Baroquista, 1 year ago
    Looks like you can find one in eBay right now but is no story behind so who made this chair still question mark.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=221257975524
  8. artnouveaugirl, 4 months ago
    These were made by Burlin Products Co. in Chicago. I have a set of four, and would love to find more, so if anyone else has any they might be willing to part with, let me know! pmplmus@gmail.com

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.