Antiques & Vintage: Wright Now

March 03, 2008 6:44 AM

BY Julie Carlson

One of the challenges of sourcing vintage furniture is locating pairs or suites of chairs. Chicago-based vintage dealer Wright Now, curated by Thomas Leinberger, offers a fine selection of midcentury seating, many in multiples. Some examples below.

Below: Walnut, enameled steel, and rubber chairs from Finnish designer Tapio Wirkkala for Helsinki company Asko Oy; $1,100 at Wright 20:

Below: Set of eight Hans Wegner wishbone chairs in lacquered wood and rope from Carl Hansen & Son c. 1950; $5,500 at Wright 20.

Below: Pair of George Nelson walnut settees; $3,250 at Wright 20.

Below: Arne Jacobsen 1952 Ant dining set in teak, matte-chrome plated steel, $8,000 at Wright 20.

Below: Pair of 1950 Pierre Jeanneret Scissor chairs of birch, upholstery, and canvas strapping; $4,500 at Wright 20.