TOBIASChair, clear/chrome plated

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TOBIAS Chair, clear/chrome plated
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A transparent chair that mirrors its surroundings. It picks up the colors of the room and appears to be floating. And because there’s flexibility in the seat, you may feel like you are floating too.

Article Number803.496.71

Product details

You sit comfortably thanks to the restful flexibility of the seat and back.

Possible to separate for recycling or energy recovery if available in your community.


Carl Öjerstam

Article Number803.496.71
  • Leg frame:

    Steel, Chrome plated

    Seat shell:

    Polycarbonate plastic




    Zinc, Chrome plated

    Bumpers/ Washers:

    Synthetic rubber

    Wipe dry with a clean cloth.

    For maximum quality, re-tighten the screws when necessary.

  • Do not use a cleaning agent on the seat shell as the seat shell may be damaged. Use only water for cleaning.This chair has been tested for home use and meets the requirements for durability and safety, set forth in the following standards: EN 12520 and EN 1022.
  • Assembly instructionsTOBIAS Chair803.496.71
    Other documentsTOBIAS Chair803.496.71


Tested for: 243 lb

Width: 21 5/8 "

Depth: 22 "

Height: 32 1/4 "

Seat width: 18 7/8 "

Seat depth: 18 1/8 "

Seat height: 17 3/8 "

  • This product comes as 2 packages.
    ChairArticle Number803.496.71
    This product has multiple packages.

    Width: 19 ½ "

    Height: 16 ¾ "

    Length: 22 "

    Weight: 8 lb 8 oz

    Package(s): 1

    Width: 21 "

    Height: 16 ¾ "

    Length: 22 ¾ "

    Weight: 9 lb 4 oz

    Package(s): 1


Nice chairEMMYvery comfortable5
Nice chairsMariaVery comfortable and the chairs look great with my table.5
Looks goodANGELAEasy assembly, sturdy construction, looks good5
Cool looking but also comfyTalatThese chairs support and bend to allow natural posture. I don’t just eat at the table with these cool looking chairs.5
The nicest chairIrvingGreat5
Tobias clear chairsLAURENCESo far so good , they were a little tricky to make but I was able to do the 6 of them in about 1 hour . They look very nice with my table ! .4
GorgeousCrystalMaybe not the best choice for a waiting room but it is so beautiful I couldn't help myself and it is for a glass company so kinda on theme. It's gives the room an upscale look. The assembly was easy enough.5
Good qualityMonetI Love this chair! It is heavy, not cheaply made like some other clear chairs I've seen.5
Classic yet modernSAMANTHALove the color. Clear is classic but so yesterday. This brings a modern twist because it’s clear but adds more “UMPH” to your home. Wish there were many more different colors…….. IKEA, do you hear me?! Price also on point!5
Assembly was difficult. Seat boltsCherylAssembly was difficult. Seat bolts were not consistently flush with the seat2
Heavy and crakedJudith c.100% agree with review from Maya B, in my case all 4 chairs , I can send pictures I think the material resistant it’s too low, please check design1
Love itFELICIALove it5
Heavy and crackedMaya B.We initially got these chair because of their clear plastic and see-through surface. We live in a small apartment and they added space. But they are really heavy when you have to sweep and wash floors. And after about 3 years - one cracked right in the middle of the seat.2
Great - but doesn"t last too longMICHAEL K.Overall a great chair, but after maybe roughly a year, two of my chairs have cracked! Right in the middle where your legs bend. ie. it pinches your legs now. Wish it could last longer or you can buy a replacement part - the metal is perfectly fine... feels like a waste3
Tobias - we love these as our kitchen chairsLore S.We've had 10 of these chairs for 2 years and they are really great. Sturdy, easy to clean and they do make any room seem larger. However, 2 of the chairs have cracked down the center! I'm trying to buy the replacements, but they are not available in the South Florida stores or to purchase online for home delivery. I'm hoping there will soon have more available for purchase. IKEA can you help?4
Comfortable ChairJeffEasy to put together and comfortable to sit in.5
Easy to crack and hard to replaceCHAO C.We bought a set of four chairs and two of them have already cracked. Unfortunately there appears to be no way to purchase a replacement seat shell (instead of replacing the whole chair). Reading reviews from others, this seems to be a pretty common problem.2
Chairs crackingPat G.These chairs are inexpensive and fairly durable, but we have had two of the plastic seats crack. It would be great if we could just buy replacement seats without having to replace the whole thing, but it seems the seat can not be ordered separately. Based on Reddit reviews, several people have had the same issue.2
Great price for a great productEmilyEasy to assemble too.5
TOBIAS Chair, clear/chrome plated

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