While there’s a definite generation gap, both Louis XVI chairs and tulip tables have an underlying femininity which makes them a match.
I found this amazing dining room set that I was curious to know the value of.
It has 6 chairs (one with arms and the other five w/ none). (1) One tag says it was made by the Empire Chair Co. It also mentions Barnhardt Manufacturing Company on this same tag.
Hans Wegner Wishbone Chairs To turn your vintage or used Knoll table into an installation piece, try syncing it up with Hans Wegner’s artfully bowed wishbone chairs.
Wishbone chairs are unique in that their arms double as their back.
If you’re using your vintage Knoll table to seat four or more, stick with the armless Thonet chairs, but for a true bistro table where you only need to seat two, consider Thonet’s armed café chair.
Modern Windsor Chairs Tulip tables are curvilinear masterpieces, which makes a straight-backed Windsor chair seem like a jesting choice, but like they say, opposites attract.
THE HISTORY BEHIND THE KNOLL TULIP TABLETo lay the groundwork from which the tulip table sprung, Knoll Furniture (who owns the rights to the table) was formed in 1938 by Hans Knoll.
Knoll later hired Florence Schust, a fresh-out-of-college architecture grad who had an inherent eye for interior space planning.
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Graceful and futuristic, Knoll’s signature tulip table was designed by Finnish-born designer Eero Saarinen in 1956.
The straight lines of the Windsor chairs allow the tulip table’s curves to shine, while the chairs’ spindle backs are a radiant-like play on the circular tabletop.