Tulip Chair by Eero Saarinen, Knoll

Tulip Chair


Saarinen realised his ideal of formal unity in his Tulip collection which includes a dining, coffee, side table and chairs.

Classically trained as a sculptor and architect Saarinen's Tulip chair and tables have become some of the most iconic pieces of mid century furniture adored for being both functional and sculptural at the same time.
The Tulip chair is available in both armed and unarmed version, with the choice of a fixed or swivel base. A matching stool is also available.

*We only sell authentic editions by Knoll, the only authorised manufacturer.


Materials Shell is molded fiberglass with a reinforced, plastic bonded finish. The base is constructed from cast aluminium strap polished and coated in tough, abrasion-resistant Rilsan in White, Black or Platinum finish. (Prices shown below are for the white base).
Upholstered foam cushion is removable, with zippered cover and Velcro fastening. Cushions are available in a wide range of KnollTextiles or Spinneybeck leather.
(Prices shown are for Knoll Felt or Hopsack (Group c fabrics)). *Please call for the full range of fabrics and colours.

Height 81 × Width 49cm × Depth 53cm (Seat Height 49cm)



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Some finishes available as 'Quick Ship' (2-3 weeks), otherwise 8 weeks.

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