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Would you recognize a klismos chair? Learn what a klismos is and what it looks like. This glossary-style article defines the klismos, an ancient Greek chair revived in 18th-century Europe.

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Would you recognize a klismos chair? Learn what a klismos is and what it looks like. This glossary-style article defines the klismos, an ancient Greek chair revived in Europe.

Set of Six rare Klismos Dining Chairs designed in 1948 by T.H Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb. Two Arm Chairs and four Side Chairs.

View this item and discover similar dining room chairs for sale at - Set of Six very rare Klismos Dining Chairs designed in 1948 by T.H Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb. The two arm chairs and four armless chairs with the

Inspired by the forms of the Greek Klismos Chair

Nicolai Abildgaard – Chaise Klismos chair (ca The Danish Museum of Art & Design- Klismos = a type of ancient Greek chair

Art Nouveau Dining Chair

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“The Greek klismos, which appeared in the fifth century B.C., is considered one of the most graceful chairs ever conceived. It has been imitated over the ages, most recently by Michael Graves for JCPenney.”

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Klismos Chair “The Greek klismos, which appeared in the fifth century B., is considered one of the most graceful chairs ever conceived. It has been imitated over the ages, most recently by Michael Graves for JCPenney.

Here are different examples of a modern take on the Greek’s Klismos chair. Some have bottom cushions, some have back cushions, and others are just wood, like the “original” Klismos chair in Ancient Greece. Maybe you even have one in your home now?

Here are different examples of a modern take on the Greek’s Klismos chair. Some have bottom cushions, some have back cushions, and others are just wood, like the “original” Klismos chair in Ancient Greece.

Armchair, London, England ca. 1780-85. Carved and painted beech, with caned seat. This chair is part of a larger suite that formerly furnished the Music Room at Woodhall Park, Hertfordshire. It is appropriately decorated with emblems of music - the back carved in the form of a lyre with two pipes crossed in the centre, the round medallions painted with female musicians. The arms, carved as dolphins, represent the dolphin that saved the life of the Greek poet and musician Arion.

Armchair

Armchair, London, England ca. Carved and painted beech, with caned seat. This chair is part of a larger suite that formerly furnished the Music Room at Woodhall Park, Hertfordshire. It is appropriately decorated with emblems of music - the back ca

Klismos chair - T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings

This Klismos chair by T. Robsjohn Gibbings, was based on a Century BC design Gibbings found on a marble gravestone.

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