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20th Century Belle Époque Style Golden hand painted Side Table or Sofa Table
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Rare and fine quality Italian Louis XV style, 1930s two side tables or sofa tables. The tables has a particular legs slender. Fine hand painted decoration with floral taste. Painting...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Louis XV Side Tables

Materials

Wood, Wood

1940s French Macassar Sofa Style of Ruhlmann
By Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann
Located in New York, NY
1940s French Macassar sofa style of Ruhlmann. The sofa is upholstered in a nice decorative gray velvet fabric and trimmed in Macassar.
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Vintage 1940s Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Macassar

1940s French Macassar Sofa Style of Ruhlmann
By Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann
Located in New York, NY
1940s French Macassar sofa style of Ruhlmann. The sofa is upholstered in a nice decorative gray velvet fabric and trimmed in Macassar.   
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Vintage 1940s Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Macassar

1940s vintage sofa in art deco style
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
A 1940s Art Deco sofa. Curved solid wood structure and blue velvet cover. In excellent conditions. NOTE: contact us for info and requests. If possibile, we could take part of shipp...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Sofas

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Velvet, Wood

  • 1940s vintage sofa in art deco style
  • 1940s vintage sofa in art deco style
  • 1940s vintage sofa in art deco style
  • 1940s vintage sofa in art deco style
H 29.53 in. W 67.72 in. D 18.9 in.
Louis XIII Style Sofa, France, Circa 1940
Located in Culver City, CA
Louis XIII style sofa France, Circa 1940 Finely carved frame with original paint. Recent upholstery fitted with brass nails.
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XIII Sofas

Materials

Brass

  • Louis XIII Style Sofa, France, Circa 1940
  • Louis XIII Style Sofa, France, Circa 1940
  • Louis XIII Style Sofa, France, Circa 1940
  • Louis XIII Style Sofa, France, Circa 1940
H 34.5 in. W 67.5 in. D 27.25 in.
Danish Midcentury Flemming Lassen Style Three-Seat Sofa, 1940s
By Flemming Lassen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Fantastic 1940s three-seat sofa in the style of Flemming Lassen. We don't know the maker and designer of this sofa but the style is very much similar some of Flemming Lassen's sofa d...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

1940s Burl Walnut Queen Anne Style Sofa
Located in Miami, FL
1940s burl walnut Queen Anne style sofa Burr walnut tops, walnut carcass and cabriole legs.
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Mid-20th Century English Queen Anne Sofas

  • 1940s Burl Walnut Queen Anne Style Sofa
  • 1940s Burl Walnut Queen Anne Style Sofa
  • 1940s Burl Walnut Queen Anne Style Sofa
  • 1940s Burl Walnut Queen Anne Style Sofa
H 49.21 in. W 65 in. D 26.77 in.
Danish Cabinetmaker, Flemming Lassen Style Sofa, 1940-1950s, Denmark
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Danish Cabinetmaker, Flemming Lassen style sofa. New upholstered with mohair two-tone wool. Legs of stained beech. Made in the 1940-1950s.
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

Finn Juhl Style Sofa or Loveseat by Slagelse Mobelvaerk, 1940s
By Finn Juhl, Slagelse Mobelvaerk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Superbly elegant Finn Juhl style sofa or settee made by Slagelse Mobelvaerk, Denmark sometime in the 1940s. Perfectly balanced lines and proportions providing for a solid and sturdy ...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

Rattan Wicker Corner Pretzel Sofa Paul Frankl Style, Italy, 1940s
By Paul Frankl
Located in Rome, IT
Pretzel corner rattan sofa designed in the manner of Paul Frankl. This unique sofa features a bent rattan base with four-strand square pretzel arms and it is a solid single curved ra...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Rattan, Cane, Bamboo, Wicker

1940s Chesterfield Style Couch, with Its Original Sheepskin Upholstery, France
Located in Girona, ES
Outstanding "Chesterfield" style couch, with its original sheepskin upholstery, minor wear consistent with age and use, beech base painted imitating Macassar ebony, French polish, po...
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

Danish Midcentury 1940s Sofa with Open Armrests Style of Alfred Christensen
By Alfred Christensen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Fantastic 1940s Alfred Christensen style sofa with open armrests carved from solid beechwood in the 1940s. Beautiful refined lines with curving arms, coil springs in the seat and tuf...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

1940s Scandinavian Modern Curved Sofa in the Style of Carl-Johan Boman
By Carl-Johan Boman
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful 1940s large curved sofa with tufted backrest in the style of Carl-Johan Boman One of our pickers in Denmark found this sofa on a trip to Turku in Finland the hometown of Bo...
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Vintage 1940s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Elm

Large Camelback Sofa in the Chippendale Style from the 1940s
By Thomas Chippendale
Located in Paris, FR
Large camelback sofa in the Chippendale style from the 1940s. Mahogany molded legs. This sofa has been fully restored and newly upholstered in the traditional way by the best Fren...
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Mid-20th Century British Chippendale Sofas

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Fabric, Upholstery, Velvet, Mahogany

Danish 1940s Boesen Style Banana Form Curved Sofa or Loveseat in Green Mohair
By Viggo Boesen, Slagelse Mobelvaerk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful and very elegant 1940s curved two-seat sofa in green mohair wool fabric. The sofa has springs in the seat and the backrest and the cushions are nice and firm and the sofa v...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Mohair, Beech

Danish 1940s Boesen Style Banana Form Curved Sofa or Loveseat in Red Mohair
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk, Viggo Boesen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful and very elegant 1940s curved two-seat sofa in green mohair wool fabric. The sofa has springs in the seat and the backrest and the cushions are nice and firm and the sofa v...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Mohair, Beech

1940s Style Modernist Sweeping Curved Sofa in Oyster Velvet by High Style Deco
Located in New York, NY
This stunning modernist sofa was handcrafted by artisans in New York state, by High Style Deco, based off a design from the 1940s. It offers elegant proportions and sweeping dramatic...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Carved Burl Walnut Queen Anne Style Three Seats Sofa, circa 1940
Located in Miami, FL
1940s burl walnut Queen Anne style sofa. Burr walnut tops, walnut carcass and cabriole legs.    
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Mid-20th Century English Queen Anne Sofas

Materials

Wood

Danish 1940s Curved Banana Shape Sofa in Lambswool in the Style of Viggo Boesen
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk, Viggo Boesen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Viggo Boesen style banana shaped or curved sofa reupholstered in new lambswool made in the 1940s. This sofa will make strong statement in any room. Beautiful round voluptuous organic...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Wool, Beech

1940s Style Sweeping Arm Wraparound Curved Sofa in Smoked Champagne Velvet
Located in New York, NY
This streamlined wraparound curvilinear sofa marries the elegant style of Italian, 1940s design with contemporary craftsmanship, resulting in a piece that is as stunning as it is tim...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet

Maison Jansen Stamped Sofa, Louis XV Style, France
By Maison Jansen
Located in Montreal, Quebec
Rare Maison Jansen stamped French Louis XV style sofa with original grey patina, and clean lined cream upholstery. Lovely classical Louis XV shape, good width, seats three comfortabl...
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Vintage 1940s French Louis XV Sofas

Materials

Wood

Stylish Scandinavian Modern Sofa in the Style of Kaj Gottlob
By Kaj Gottlob
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Three-seat sofa in the style of Kaj Gottlob, Denmark. A Sleek design with winged arm rests and three overstuffed removable cushions. This comfortable mid-century modern green sofa ma...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Viggo Boesen Style Curved Sofa Model No. 96 in Lambswool by N.A. Jørgensen
By N.A. Jørgensens
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Unique and just superb curved or banana shaped loveseat or settee with open armrests designed and made as Model 96 by N.A. Jørgensens Møbelfabrik in 1954/55. N.A. Jørgensen is better...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

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Lambskin, Beech

Swedish Modern Sheepskin Lounge Chairs in the Style of Otto Schulz
By Otto Schulz
Located in Stockholm, SE
Pair of Swedish modern lounge chairs. Reminiscent to the style of Otto Schulz. Made in Sweden during the 1940-50s. Stained beech wood and new sheep skin fur upholstery with cognac le...
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

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Sheepskin, Beech

Sofa in the Style of André Arbus, France, 1940's
By André Arbus
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Sofa in the style of André Arbus, Bisson Bruneel fabric, France, 1940's. Two legs in lacquered oak.
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Lacquer

  • Sofa in the Style of André Arbus, France, 1940's
  • Sofa in the Style of André Arbus, France, 1940's
  • Sofa in the Style of André Arbus, France, 1940's
  • Sofa in the Style of André Arbus, France, 1940's
H 36.23 in. W 61.03 in. D 38.19 in.
Vintage Blue Velvet sofa and armchair in art deco style from the 1940s
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
A 1940s lounge set composed by a sofa and one armchair. Curved wood structure and blue velvet cover. The items have been completely restored in its parts. In excellent conditions wit...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Living Room Sets

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Velvet, Wood

Frits Henningsen Style Two-Seat Sofa in Oak by Søren Willadsen, Denmark, 1940s
By Frits Henningsen, Soren Willadsen Mobelfabrik
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful and very elegant Frits Henningsen style sofa manufactured and marked with label by Søren Willadsen, Denmark probably sometime in the 1930s-1940s. Framed in oak with the fra...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Settees

Materials

Wool, Oak

Distressed Vintage Louis XV Style Settee Sofa
Located in North York, ON
Distressed vintage Louis XV style settee sofa. Original 1940's made in the USA, fully restored in a distressed Chantilly Lace lacquer finish. Newly upholstered in a designer grey vel...
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Vintage 1940s American Louis XV Settees

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Velvet, Wood

Mid-Century Modern Salterini Style Outdoor Iron Settee Garden Sofa
By John Salterini
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Mid-Century Modern white iron armless settee sofa in the style of Salterini. This outdoor or indoor garden bench features a graphic geometric patterned back with Art Deco style legs....
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Vintage 1940s Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

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Metal, Iron

Paint Decorated Frame Louis XVI Style Settee attributed to Jansen Detailed Sofa
By Maison Jansen
Located in Stamford, CT
Distressed Paint Decorated Louis XVI Style Settee attrib to Maison Jansen. A wonderfully detailed sofa by one of the most sought after designers. The distressed off white paint decor...
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Vintage 1940s French Hollywood Regency Settees

Materials

Wood

French Directoire Style Ebonized Console or Sofa Table Oblong Marble Top Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in Stamford, CT
French Directoire style console table, overall ebonized, the richly detailed beige oblong marble with bronze banding supported on a narrow frieze, raised on four circular tapering le...
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Vintage 1940s French Directoire Console Tables

Materials

Marble

Finn Juhl Style Sofa, circa 1940s
By Finn Juhl
Located in London, GB
Danish cabinetmaker made sofa in the manner of Finn Juhl, produced in Denmark, circa 1940s. The sofa has been completely reconditioned by our in-house team of upholsterers at our ...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

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Wool, Beech

  • Finn Juhl Style Sofa, circa 1940s
  • Finn Juhl Style Sofa, circa 1940s
  • Finn Juhl Style Sofa, circa 1940s
  • Finn Juhl Style Sofa, circa 1940s
H 31.5 in. W 70.87 in. D 31.5 in.
Flemming Lassen Style 1940s Sheepskin Armchair
By Flemming Lassen
Located in London, GB
Compact vintage armchair in the manner of Flemming Lassen, produced in Denmark sometime between 1940-1960. The legs are stained beech wood and the chair has been completely reconditi...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

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Sheepskin, Beech

Pair of Flemming Lassen Style 1940s Sheepskin Armchairs
By Flemming Lassen
Located in London, GB
Pair of high-backed vintage armchairs in the manner of Flemming Lassen, produced in Denmark sometime, between 1940-1960. The legs are stained beechwood and the chairs have been compl...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

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Sheepskin, Beech

1940's French Knoll Style Sofa
Located in New York, NY
Classic Knoll style sofa with reclining arms. The arms are held in place by decorative cord.
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Vintage 1940s French Sofas

Materials

Wood

  • 1940's French Knoll Style Sofa
  • 1940's French Knoll Style Sofa
  • 1940's French Knoll Style Sofa
  • 1940's French Knoll Style Sofa
H 33 in. W 82 in. D 36 in.
1940s French Provincial-Style Sofa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Charming, 1940s French Provincial-style sofa with a distressed paint finish, decorative carvings and new linen upholstery. Loose seat cushion.
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Vintage 1940s French French Provincial Sofas

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Upholstery, Paint

  • 1940s French Provincial-Style Sofa
  • 1940s French Provincial-Style Sofa
  • 1940s French Provincial-Style Sofa
  • 1940s French Provincial-Style Sofa
H 33 in. W 85 in. L 33 in.
1940s French Provincial Style Sofa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Charming, 1940s French Provincial style sofa with a distressed paint finish, decorative carvings, and new linen upholstery. Loose seat cushion.  
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Vintage 1940s French French Provincial Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Paint

  • 1940s French Provincial Style Sofa
  • 1940s French Provincial Style Sofa
  • 1940s French Provincial Style Sofa
  • 1940s French Provincial Style Sofa
H 33 in. W 85 in. D 33 in.
High Style Couch Sofa Curved and Tufted 1940's 8 feet long
Located in Stamford, CT
Flared arms and tufted back details make this High-Style Couch the best example of dramatic 40's design. All new upholstery and cushions. Seat height is 18"
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Vintage 1940s American Sofas

1940s Hollywood Regency Style Ebonized Frame Sofa
Located in Stamford, CT
1940s Hollywood Regency style sofa. Original ebonized lacquer finish with giltwood and brass detailing. Original brass castors. Newly upholstered in Schumacher Samarkand Ikat fabric ...
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Vintage 1940s American Hollywood Regency Sofas

Materials

Wood, Fabric

French Rococo Carved Walnut Louis XV Style Tufted Sofa Couch, circa 1940
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This sofa is a Classic style and can be reimagined in a fresh new way for your home today or used just as it is. The sofa has a rust colored vinyl tufted frame and is in fundamentall...
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Vintage 1940s French Louis XV Sofas

Materials

Walnut

1940's curved sofa in the style of James Mont
Located in St. Louis, MO
Curved front sofa, chinoiserie fabric in excellent condition, ebony base, c.1940s.
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Vintage 1940s American Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Danish Midcentury Flemming Lassen Style Three-Seat Sofa, 1940s
By Flemming Lassen, A. J. Iversen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Fantastic 1940s three-seat sofa in the style of Flemming Lassen. We don't know the maker and designer of this sofa but the style is very much similar some of Flemming Lassen's sofa d...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

1940s Viggo Boesen Style Banana Form Sofa Model 15 by Slagels
By Viggo Boesen, Slagelse Mobelvaerk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Very sought after "Banana-shape" love seat made in Denmark in the early 1940's by Slagelse Mobelvark A/S. Fully refurbished and reupholstered in a fleece imitating the look and prope...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Beech, Faux Fur

1940s Louis XV Style Sectional or Corner Mohair Sofa
Located in Houston, TX
A chic three-piece vintage Louis XV style white painted and bleached wood sectional corner sofa. This wonderful set is newly upholstered and styled in a camel mohair with white leath...
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XV Sofas

Materials

Leather, Mohair, Wood

Danish 1940s Viggo Boesen Style Banana Form Curved Sofa by Slagelse Mobelvaerk
By Viggo Boesen, Slagelse Mobelvaerk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful and very elegant 1940s curved three-seat sofa in brown wool fabric. The sofa has springs in the seat and the back rest and the cushions are nice and firm and the sofa very ...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

Danish 1940s Viggo Boesen Style Three-Seat Curved Sofa with Brass Tacks
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk, Viggo Boesen, Flemming Lassen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful 1940s curved three-seat curved sofa covered in a blue wool fabric and brass-tacked edging. The sofa is very much in the style of Viggo Boesen and Flemming Lassen with almos...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

Danish 1940s Boesen Style Banana Form Curved Sofa or Loveseat in Teal Velvet
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk, Viggo Boesen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful and very elegant 1940s curved two-seat sofa or in teal blue mohair wool fabric. The sofa has springs in the seat and the backrest and the cushions are nice and firm and the...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

Danish 1940s Boesen Style Banana Form Curved Sofa or Loveseat in Pink Velvet
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk, Viggo Boesen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful and very elegant 1940s curved two-seat sofa or in rose pink mohair wool fabric. The sofa has springs in the seat and the backrest and the cushions are nice and firm and the...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Beech, Mohair

Dorothy Draper Style Sofa
By Dorothy Draper
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
Stunning almost surreal sofa with scroll arms and a reverse camel back in the style of Dorothy Draper. Vintage striped upholstery.
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Vintage 1940s American Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Mahogany

  • Dorothy Draper Style Sofa
  • Dorothy Draper Style Sofa
  • Dorothy Draper Style Sofa
  • Dorothy Draper Style Sofa
H 32 in. W 90.5 in. D 33.5 in.
Jansen Style French Louis XVI Style Sofa
By Maison Jansen
Located in Stamford, CT
French Louis XVI style sofa, circa 1940s, light gray distress-painted and parcel-gilt, rolled back at head-rest, rolled arms, three cushioned seat, upholstered in cotton canvas decor...
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Vintage 1940s French Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Danish 1940s Curved Banana Shape Sofa in Lambswool in the Style of Viggo Boesen
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk, Viggo Boesen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Viggo Boesen style banana shaped or curved sofa reupholstered in new lambswool made by Slagelse Møbelværk in the 1940s. This sofa will make strong statement in any room. Beautiful ro...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

Danish 1940s Curved Banana Shape Sofa in Lambswool in the Style of Viggo Boesen
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk, Viggo Boesen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Viggo Boesen style banana shaped or curved sofa reupholstered in new lambswool made in Denmark in the 1940s. This sofa will make strong statement in any room. Beautiful round voluptu...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

Curved Sofa in the Style of Gio Ponti, Italy, 1940s, Restored in Teal Velvet
By Ico Parisi, Gio Ponti, Paolo Buffa
Located in New York, NY
Elegant early midcentury Italian curved sofa in the style of Gio Ponti's work for Casa e Giardino. Quite possibly Ponti, as the shapes look correct, but we cannot be certain enough t...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Walnut, Mahogany

French Louis XIV Style Sofa
Located in New York, NY
Carved wood frame with an off-white pickled painted finish. Has a down filled loose seat, upholstered back, original fabric and fluted legs.
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Vintage 1940s French Louis XIV Sofas

Materials

Wood, Upholstery

  • French Louis XIV Style Sofa
  • French Louis XIV Style Sofa
  • French Louis XIV Style Sofa
  • French Louis XIV Style Sofa
H 28.5 in. W 87.5 in. D 29.5 in.
Louis XV Style Painted Sofa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Louis XV style painted sofa that has been newly upholstered with loose cushion and self welt cording.
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Vintage 1940s French Louis XV Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Paint, Burlap

  • Louis XV Style Painted Sofa
  • Louis XV Style Painted Sofa
  • Louis XV Style Painted Sofa
  • Louis XV Style Painted Sofa
H 32 in. W 85 in. D 38 in.
Maison Jansen Louis XVI Style Sofa
Located in Stamford, CT
A beautiful sofa, in the taste of Louis XVI, white distress-painted with parcel gilt, upholstered in white muslin, stamped Jansen.
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Vintage 1940s Argentine Sofas

Materials

Wood, Fabric

  • Maison Jansen Louis XVI Style Sofa
  • Maison Jansen Louis XVI Style Sofa
  • Maison Jansen Louis XVI Style Sofa
  • Maison Jansen Louis XVI Style Sofa
H 34 in. W 69 in. D 28 in.
Country French Louis XV-Style Sofa
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Down-filled pillows; upholstered in fabric attributed to Fortuny.
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Vintage 1940s French Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Fruitwood

  • Country French Louis XV-Style Sofa
  • Country French Louis XV-Style Sofa
  • Country French Louis XV-Style Sofa
  • Country French Louis XV-Style Sofa
H 35 in. W 78 in. D 33 in.
French Louis XVI Style Carved Sofa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Neoclassical style French carved sofa standing on four fluted legs. Intricately carved with rope and flower detail. Newly upholstered in natural burlap with double self cord detail. ...
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Vintage 1940s French Neoclassical Sofas

Materials

Burlap, Wood

  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Sofa
  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Sofa
  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Sofa
  • French Louis XVI Style Carved Sofa
H 42 in. W 77 in. D 34 in.
Louis XV style serpentine shaped back sofa.
Located in New York, NY
A French Louis XV style sofa with serpentine front and back having painted wooden frame with six cabriole legs and armrest upholstered with tight back and loose seat cushion. In the ...
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Vintage 1940s French Sofas

French Louis XV Style Sofa by Jansen
Located in Stamford, CT
Elegant French Louis XV style sofa, circa 1940s, the creme peinte frame with parcel-gilding, upholstered in linen, padded back and cushioned seat, raised on cabriole legs. By Maison ...
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Vintage 1940s French Sofas

Materials

Wood, Fabric

  • French Louis XV Style Sofa by Jansen
  • French Louis XV Style Sofa by Jansen
  • French Louis XV Style Sofa by Jansen
  • French Louis XV Style Sofa by Jansen
H 34.5 in. W 72 in. D 31 in.
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1940 Style Sofa For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the 1940 style sofa you’re looking for. A 1940 style sofa — often made from wood, fabric and hardwood — can elevate any home. There are 125 variations of the antique or vintage 1940 style sofa you’re looking for, while we also have 2 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer 1940 style sofa, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A 1940 style sofa, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Slagelse Møbelvaerk, FDB Møbler and Paul Frankl each produced at least one beautiful 1940 style sofa that is worth considering.

How Much is a 1940 Style Sofa?

Prices for a 1940 style sofa can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1,200 and can go as high as $18,500, while the average can fetch as much as $5,500.

Finding the Right Sofas for You

Black leather, silk velvet cushions, breathable bouclé fabric — when shopping for antique, new or vintage sofas, today’s couch connoisseurs have much to choose from in terms of style and shape. But it wasn’t always thus. 

The sofa is typically defined as a long upholstered seat that features a back and arms and is intended for two or more people. While the term “couch” comes from the Old French couche, meaning to lie down, and sofa has Eastern origins, both are forms of divan, a Turkish word that means an elongated cushioned seat. No matter how you spell it, sofa just means comfort, at least it does today.

In the early days of sofa design, upholstery consisted of horsehair or dried moss. Sofas that originated in countries such as France during the 17th century were more integral to decor than they were to comfort. Like most baroque furnishings from the region, they frequently comprised heavy, gilded mahogany frames and were upholstered in floral Beauvais tapestry. Today, options abound when it comes to style and material, with authentic leather offerings and classy steel settees. Plush, velvet chesterfields represent the platonic ideal of coziness. 

Vladimir Kagan’s iconic sofa designs, such as the Crescent and the Serpentine — which, like the sectional sofas of the 1960s created by furniture makers such as Harvey Probber, are quite popular among mid-century modern furniture enthusiasts — showcase the spectrum of style available to modern consumers. Those looking to make a statement can turn to Studio 65’s lip-shaped Bocca sofa, which was inspired by the work of Salvador Dalí.

With so many options, it’s important to explore and find the perfect furniture for your space. Paying attention to the lines of the cushions as well as the flow from the backrest into the arms is crucial to identifying a cohesive new piece for your home or office.

Fortunately, with styles from every era — and even round sofas — there’s a luxurious piece for every space. Deck out your living room with an Art Deco lounge or go retro with a nostalgic '80s design. No matter your sitting vision, the right piece is waiting for you in the expansive collection of antique, new and vintage sofas on 1stDibs.