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Furniture History Pop Quiz

June 20, 2012. UB News

Alyssa

Posted by Alyssa

It’s humbling to think of some of the furniture designs conceived and produced in the early to mid 20th century – it was so progressive!

Do you think you can match these iconic furniture pieces with the years they were originally designed? Some of the answers might surprise you…  unless you’re some kind of furniture history buff.

Which chairs were designed in the following years? (Scroll down for the answers)

1903     1910     1923     1928     1934     1937     1938     1946     1950     1951     1956     1968      1977     1981

ANSWERS:

1 – Wire Mesh Chair 1951

2 – Zigzag Chair 1934

3 – CAB Chairs 1977

4 – Kubus Chair 1910

5 – Ladder Back Chair 1903

6 – Schroeder End Table 1923

7 – Em Table 1950

8 – Gyro Chair 1968

9 – Easy Chair 1928

10 – B.K.F Chair 1938

11 – Carlton Wood Divider 1981

12 -Pedestal Table 1956

13 – Plywood Coffee Table 1946

14 – Barrel Chair 1947

Which iconic piece of furniture is your favourite?

Stacey - September 26, 2013

9 – Easy Chair 1928- in black..I have sat in that kind of chair and I just loved it.

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