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Extraordinary Set of 14 Modern Klismos Chairs by Robsjohn-Gibbings, circa 1950



This magnificent set of dining chairs is shipped as professionally photographed and described in the listing narrative: Meticulously professionally restored, newly upholstered and completely installation ready. This large set of these rare examples is unique on the market. Expert custom upholstery service is available.

The rarest of the rare: an exceptional, meticulously restored set of fourteen (14) modern Klismos dining chairs by the esteemed T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb, circa 1950. The set consists of two (2) Host arm chairs and twelve (12) side chairs. A set of this size of these difficult to find seating examples is the collector’s equivalent of capturing a Purple Unicorn. Expertly crafted solid walnut construction with stellar lines and detail. Artistry and execution that is beyond incredible. Finished in a dark walnut stain – aged to absolute perfection. Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful, rare and coveted chair designs of the 20th century. Important chairs intended to anchor an important dining room. Excellent Restored Condition. The chairs have undergone meticulous complete professional restoration. The walnut demonstrates stunning warmth, depth and luster. Sturdy, stout and comfortable. Chairs intended for heavy regular use and lingering dinner conversation. The set is completely installation ready. The arm chairs measure: 23 inches wide, 32 inches high (back), 21.5 inches deep, 20.5 inch seat height, 25 inch (arm height). Measurements listed are per the side chairs. The price listed is for the set of fourteen (14). Custom upholstery service is available.

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Additional information

Dimensions 21 × 24 × 32 in
Date of Manufacture

circa 1950


Excellent Restored Condition. Exacting complete professional restoration performed in the Tom Robinson Modern facility. New custom upholstery in a neutral ROMO fabric. Expert custom upholstery servic