Antiques Austrian bentwood thonet chairs, This original signed set of "Thonet bentwood chairs" is in pristine condition. The cane seats are about 20 years old but in good condition with out any brakes. The original Thonet paper labels are under each chair. Original Thonet sets of eight chairs with two arms are impossible to come by. This set dates from the late 19th century. Just in from a Connecticut estate.