You’ll Never Believe How Much This Papa Bear Chair Costs

Hans Wegner papa bear chair Photo: PP Møbler

For the price of a kitchen renovation, you can instead buy a single chair. And no, we’re not kidding. Made famous by Danish designer Hans Wegner in the 1950s, the “Papa Bear Chair” pictured above costs a hefty $20,000. While it’s chump change to some, it’s just plain obnoxious to us. For home-owners with an, um — smaller budget, we recommend one of these just-as-famous (and much-less) expensive designs below:

famous chair designs

Photo: The Nest

(clockwise from top left)
Barcelona Chair
Mies van der Rohe (1929)
Womb Chair
Eero Saarinen (1948)
Diamond Chair
Harry Bertoia (1952)
Eames Lounger and Ottoman
Panton Chair
Verner Panton (1960)
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