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MR 30/5 Lounge Chairs by Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International, Signed Pair
By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Knoll
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A rare no longer produced design, this incredible pair of early production double-signed cantilevered MR 30/5 lounge chairs by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International, both ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Club Chair Ottoman Milo Baughman "The Environment Collection"
By Milo Baughman
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Rare midcentury Lucite armchair with ottoman, reupholstered in a pale suede. Very comfortable.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Suede, Lucite

Century Furniture Tufted Leather Chesterfield Lounge Chair
By Century Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Chesterfield style club or lounge chair By Century Furniture USA, Circa 1980s Tufted leather, with brass studs and turned mahogany legs. Measures: 39" W x 40" ...
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Late 20th Century American Chesterfield Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Pair of Ralph Lauren for Henredon French Art Deco Style Leather Club Chairs
By Henredon, Ralph Lauren
Located in Ferndale, MI
Ralph Laurens french Art Deco styled chairs. Produced by Henredon. Covered in soft supple leather. Big and comfortable. Light wear shows more as patina than wear or age. Chairs are 3...
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Vintage 1980s American Art Deco Club Chairs

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Leather

Modern Industrial Green Leather Metal Club Chair
By Argosy Designs
Located in Treadwell, NY
Collection I: Plate chair Constructed from bold steel plates and secured by bronze wedges, the plate chair is built to last. Resolute and refined, the deep black, hand-applied fi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Post-Modern Club Chairs

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Bronze, Steel

McGuire Hollywood Regency Organic Modern Bamboo and Cane Club Chair
By McGuire
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous organic modern bamboo and cane x-base club chair or dining captain chair By McGuire of San Francisco, USA, Circa 1980s Measures: 23" W x 22" D x 34" H. Seat heigh...
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Late 20th Century American Organic Modern Club Chairs

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Leather, Upholstery, Bamboo, Cane

1950s Handmade Rustic Arts & Crafts Style Armchair, Solid Pine and Leather
Located in Chattanooga, TN
Restored solid pine handcrafted, one of a kind armchair. The masterful craftsmanship is left exposed as a design element. Large dovetail joints are a darker tone, enhancing their pre...
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Vintage 1950s American Arts and Crafts Armchairs

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Leather, Pine

Set of 4 Gae Aulenti Leather and Steel Lounge Chairs for Knoll, Signed 1980
By Gae Aulenti, Knoll
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An incredible collectors set of four (4) signed Gae Aulenti for Knoll International lounge chairs, signed and date stamped October 6 1980, the same great year that brought us The Blu...
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

Pair of Florence Knoll Leather Lounge Chairs for Knoll Studio, Signed
By Knoll, Florence Knoll
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This pair of Florence Knoll leather lounge chairs for Knoll Studio feature soft supple leather over a chrome base, with a Knoll Studio embossed stamp and Florence Knoll's signature e...
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Chrome

Black Leather Le Corbusier LC2 Chair by Cassina For Atelier International
By Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand Cassina, Atelier International
Located in Chattanooga, TN
Each sold separately. (2) matching black leather and chrome Cassina Licensed LC2 Petit confort chairs by Atelier International available. Made in the USA. Thick, rich, smooth lea...
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Heavy Gage Polished Stainless Steel Swivel Base Suede Upholstery Lounge Chair
By Knoll
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern suede upholstery very heavy and thick gage stainless steel base lounge chair.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Stainless Steel

Milo Baughman/Directional Ivory Boucle Club Chairs
By Directional
Located in New York, NY
Pair of tilt/swivel club chairs by Milo Baughman for Directional featuring new ivory boucle upholstery and brown leather wrapped base. Chairs are generous in size and have a streamli...
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20th Century American Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Leather, Upholstery

  • Milo Baughman/Directional Ivory Boucle Club Chairs
  • Milo Baughman/Directional Ivory Boucle Club Chairs
  • Milo Baughman/Directional Ivory Boucle Club Chairs
  • Milo Baughman/Directional Ivory Boucle Club Chairs
H 33.75 in. W 29.75 in. D 21.5 in.
Pair of Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates Lounge Chairs
By Adrian Pearsall
Located in Pasadena, TX
A pair of lounge chairs designed by Adrian Pearsall and made by Craft Associates. New black leather upholstery with Pearsall's signature walnut sculptural bases.
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Vintage 1950s American Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Upholstered Suede Rhea Chair
By Casey McCafferty
Located in Santa Monica, CA
The Rhea chair is shown in Jade upholstery. This is considered a sculptural upholstered club chair. Each section/tube is hand carved at a small shop in Los Angeles and then masterly ...
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2010s American Modern Club Chairs

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Suede

  • Upholstered Suede Rhea Chair
  • Upholstered Suede Rhea Chair
  • Upholstered Suede Rhea Chair
  • Upholstered Suede Rhea Chair
H 34 in. W 36 in. D 32 in.
Milo Baughman Swivel Chair for Thayer Coggin
By Milo Baughman
Located in San Francisco, CA
A tall, Barrel shaped club chair by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin. Features a high, cushioned seat, and round walnut base. Shown in beige linen, with contrasting brown piping.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Steel

20th Century Revolving Leather Club Chair, Siebe Baker, c.1960
Located in London, London
Stylish revolving club chair with its original leather upholstery with stunning over sized brass studs The seat cushion has been reupholstered in black velvet. Made by Baker, an Amer...
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20th Century American Swivel Chairs

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Leather

360 Degree Swivel Lounge Chair by Nierdemaier, Chicago, Off White /Beige Leather
By Niedermaier
Located in Kansas City, MO
360 degree swivel chair manufactured by Niedermaier Chicago, 2002. Square / even arm design in Light cream color leather with a mohair seat cushion. Very little if any signs of use. ...
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Early 2000s American Modern Swivel Chairs

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Leather, Mohair

Pair 1950s Wormley Style Club Chairs in Faux Shearling
By Dunbar Furniture
Located in Wilton, CT
Pair of tuxedo styled club chairs in the manner of Edward Wormley. Manufactured to the highest standards of the time, these chairs are made using kiln dried wood and coil springs. Th...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Animal Skin

Rolled Arm Club Chair Ward Bennett for Geiger, a Herman Miller Company
By Herman Miller, Geiger International, Ward Bennett
Located in San Francisco, CA
Offered here is a Rolled Arm Club chair. Designed by Ward Bennett for Geiger, a Herman Miller Company.
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2010s American Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Leather Club Lounge Chairs by Stendig
By Charles Stendig
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous pair of brown leather lounge chairs by Stendig. In the style of the Cumulus Group that was created by Italian designers Sergio Mazza and Giulano Gramina for Stendig.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Leather

Edward Wormley Leather Lounge Chair for Dunbar
By Edward Wormley
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A high back well tailored lounge chair in black leather by the Dunbar Furniture company known for using the best materials and construction methods. Sitting on solid centrical mahoga...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather

Bassamfellows Designed White Leather Tuxedo Classic Club Chair for Geiger
By Geiger International, BassamFellows
Located in San Francisco, CA
Offered here is a tuxedo Classic club chair quilted, in white leather, designed by BassamFellows (Craig Bassam & Scott Fellows) for Geiger. A Herman Miller Company. From Geiger's w...
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2010s American Modern Club Chairs

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Leather, Foam, Wood

Eclipse Club Chair by Jay Spectre, United States, 1980s
By Jay Spectre
Located in Santa Fe, NM
A handsome Postmodern Eclipse club chair of cerused oak, chrome and channeled butter leather by Jay Spectre, 1980.
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Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Club Chairs

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Chrome

Pair of Original 1950s New York Lounge Chairs by Katavolos, Littell and Kelley
By Laverne International, Douglas Kelly, Ross Littell and William Katavolos
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A rare and fantastic pair of original lounge chairs designed by William Katavolos, Ross Littell and Douglas Kelley for Laverne International from the Architectural Group One line in ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

French Art Deco Style Moustache Leather Club Chair
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Grand French Art Deco style leather club chair made by Leathercraft. Beautifully constructed with a hardwood maple frame and covered with 100% top grain leather hides. Features a dis...
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20th Century American Art Deco Club Chairs

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Leather, Maple

Pair of Colonial Style Bamboo Pole Upholstered Lounge Chairs, 20th Century
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
A pair of vintage colonial and tropical style bamboo pole lounge chairs of generous proportions, dating to the 1970s, upholstered with loose cushions and back pillows. The fabric str...
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Late 20th Century American Colonial Revival Lounge Chairs

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Hide, Fabric, Upholstery, Bamboo

Antique Stickley Brothers Oak and Brown Leather High Back Lounge Chairs, Pair
By Stickley Brothers
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional pair of antique mission oak Arts & Crafts high back club chairs or lounge chairs By Stickley Brothers USA, circa 1900 Solid quarter sawn oak, with brown leath...
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Antique Early 1900s American Arts and Crafts Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Oak

Pair of 1940s Style Classic Club or Lounge Chairs in Shearling
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful exuberant pair of new Danish modern lounge chairs of our own design. The design is inspired by the Classic designs from the 1940s but with our own design variations and up-...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Sheepskin, Beech

Elegant Art Deco Lounge Chair and Ottoman in Leather
Located in Bernville, PA
Elegant 1930s Art Deco lounge chair and ottoman. Professionally re-lacquered and beautifully reupholstered in a soft cream leather. This example has inlaid wood sides consisting of r...
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20th Century American Art Deco Lounge Chairs

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Rosewood, Leather, Mahogany, Walnut

Woodward & Lothrop Top of the Line Black Leather and Walnut Club Chair & Ottoman
By Hancock & Moore
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Luscious black leather club chair and ottoman that fit together like a glove and have warm contrasting carved walnut frame, arms, and legs. Measures: Ottoman 23 D, 35 W, 18 H Arm h...
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Early 2000s American Club Chairs

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Leather, Walnut

Wood Frame Low Back Lounge Chair in Walnut Black Oil Designed by Craig Bassam
By BassamFellows
Located in Ridgefield, CT
“Living in a glass house makes you design pieces to look immaculate from every angle,” says Craig Bassam, who designed the BassamFellows Wood Frame Lounge Collection for his own home...
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2010s American Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Leather, Fabric, Wood

Wood Frame Low Back Lounge Chair in Walnut and Leather Designed by Craig Bassam
By BassamFellows
Located in Ridgefield, CT
“Living in a glass house makes you design pieces to look immaculate from every angle,” says Craig Bassam, who designed the BassamFellows Wood Frame Lounge Collection for his own home...
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2010s American Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Wood Frame High Back Lounge Chair in Walnut and Leather Designed by Craig Bassam
By BassamFellows
Located in Ridgefield, CT
“Living in a glass house makes you design pieces to look immaculate from every angle,” says Craig Bassam, who designed the BassamFellows Wood Frame Lounge Collection for his own home...
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2010s American Modern Club Chairs

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Wood, Leather, Fabric

Pair of Milo Baughman Floating Cube Chair Frames, circa 1980
By Milo Baughman
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of Milo Baughman floating cube chair frames, circa 1980 Great form with 'T' backs, each one upholstered in leather, the frames are bright and shiny. The leather is worn, the...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Incredible Pair of Large Scale Rattan Cube Loungers by Brown Jordan, circa 1980
By Brown Jordan
Located in Atlanta, GA
These magnificent lounge chair frames are shipped as professionally photographed and described in the listing narrative: Meticulously professionally restored and ready for upholstery...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Rattan

Pair of "Raphael Lounge Chairs" in Black Leather by Harvey Probber
By Harvey Probber
Located in New York, NY
Pair of "Raphael Lounge Chairs" model no. 4121 in black leather by Harvey Probber, American, circa 1982 (label on bottom reads "Harvey Probber".) Harvey Probber is synonymous with gr...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Foam, Wood

English Regency Gator Embossed Lounge Chair and Ottoman by Pearson
By Pearson Co.
Located in Southampton, NJ
English Regency brown leather gator embossed lounge chair and ottoman by Pearson. Beautiful leather that has been well maintained and treated. The chair features solid brass sabots ...
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20th Century American Regency Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather

Pair of McGuire Organic Modern Rattan Lounge Chairs
By McGuire
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Gorgeous pair of McGuire oversized bamboo rattan lounge chairs made in the California organic modern style. The chairs feature a large bent rattan frame fitted with thick linen and c...
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20th Century American Organic Modern Lounge Chairs

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Bamboo, Rattan, Leather, Fabric

Malibu Swivel Chairs by Merit Los Angeles
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning pair of leather swivel chairs made by Merit, Los Angeles. Round swivel chairs with ruched leather. Perfect scale. Extremely comfortable. Available COM. Lead time 4-5 weeks.
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2010s American Club Chairs

Materials

Leather

  • Malibu Swivel Chairs by Merit Los Angeles
  • Malibu Swivel Chairs by Merit Los Angeles
  • Malibu Swivel Chairs by Merit Los Angeles
  • Malibu Swivel Chairs by Merit Los Angeles
H 27 in. W 32.5 in. D 33.5 in.
Art Deco or Late Arts & Craft Handwoven Leather Club Chairs
Located in Chicago, IL
Early Art Deco or late Arts & Craft woven leather club chairs are constructed from thick leather straps are vegetable tanned and hand colored with a combination of waxes, proteins an...
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2010s American Art Deco Club Chairs

Materials

Leather

Modern Tight Seat Club Chair in Shearling and Graffiti Print and Lacquer Legs
By The Tailored Home
Located in Greenwich, CT
About this piece Price is per one chair in fabric shown. This customizable club chair features an open back, tight seat and back cushions and matte lacquered round turned legs. The ...
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2010s American Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Maple, Sheepskin

Pair of A. Rudin Art Deco Leather Lounge Chairs
By A. Rudin
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Fantastic pair of French art deco style terra-cotta leather lounge or club chairs hand-crafted by A. Rudin in Los Angeles, California. Generous hardwood frames covered in supple aged...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Art Deco Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

French Club Chair in Handwoven Leather Built to Your Specifications
Located in Chicago, IL
This handwoven French inspired club chair, is made in our Chicago workshop by some very talented artisans who still care about creating as fine a product as possible. We took the ori...
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2010s American Art Deco Club Chairs

Materials

Leather

Show Stealer Artisan Made Painted and Cowhide Armchair
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A fun one of a kind conversation piece of an armchair having hand painted black and white geometric and animal print decoration and upholstered in complimentary brown and cream cowhide.
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Vintage 1980s American Armchairs

Materials

Cowhide, Wood

Rolls Royce of Quilted Leather Lounge Chairs with Ottomans by Ferguson Copeland
By Ferguson Copeland
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Sumptuous pair of taupe quilted leather club chairs and ottomans having gorgeous workmanship, nailhead detailing, and mahogany turned feet on casters. The ottomans curve to fit into ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Lounge Chairs

Materials

Mahogany, Leather

Brayton International Club Chairs in Orange Leather, Pair
By Brayton International
Located in Wilton, CT
When designing a comfort focused living space, nothing is more important than an effortless pair of club chairs. It would be wise to revisit midcentury style to achieve proportions w...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Upholstery, Wood

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona Chair, 1962 by Knoll International Leather
By Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Located in Munster, NRW
Beautiful, original Barcelona chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll International. Fully chromed steel with leather cushions in cognac. The frame has the early "western K" ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Jay Spectre Lounge and Ottoman
By Jay Spectre
Located in Chicago, IL
Jay Spectre Lounge and Ottoman, chrome plated steel and leather with oak wood, ceruse finish. Also available matching chair. Arm height 24"
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Vintage 1980s American Art Deco Club Chairs

Materials

Chrome

  • Jay Spectre Lounge and Ottoman
  • Jay Spectre Lounge and Ottoman
  • Jay Spectre Lounge and Ottoman
  • Jay Spectre Lounge and Ottoman
H 34.50 in. W 26 in. D 33 in.
Finn Juhl Pair of Chieftain Chairs by Baker
By Baker Furniture Company, Finn Juhl
Located in Highland, IN
Finn Juhl's 1949 masterpiece, the chieftain chair, employs iconography of tribal forms and Juhl’s innovative approach to design which accentuates the separation of the seat, back, an...
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Vintage 1940s American Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Pair of Karl-Erik Ekselius Leather and Aluminium Mondo Armchairs
By Karl-Erik Ekselius, J.O. Carlsson
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of Mondo armchairs designed by Karl-Erik Ekselius, (1914-1998) for J.O. Carlsson Mobler Vetlanda, Sweden. Polished aluminium frames with dark chocolate leather button tufted sea...
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Vintage 1960s American Club Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Paul Haigh Sinistra Chairs by Bernhardt
By Bernhardt, Paul Haigh 1
Located in Highland, IN
A combination of a side chair and a barrel chair, the Sinistra chair designed by Paul Haigh for Bernhardt in 1987 is a striking asymmetrical design. Rich wood veneers, black lacquere...
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Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

  • Paul Haigh Sinistra Chairs by Bernhardt
  • Paul Haigh Sinistra Chairs by Bernhardt
  • Paul Haigh Sinistra Chairs by Bernhardt
  • Paul Haigh Sinistra Chairs by Bernhardt
H 31 in. W 26 in. D 23 in.
Pair of American Modern Cream Leather Ken Zu Club Chairs, Dakota Jackson
By Dakota Jackson
Located in Hollywood, FL
Fine cream leather oversized rolled arms.
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Leather

Set of Six Black and Tan Leather Casual Director's Chairs by Telescope Co.
By Telescope Chair Company, Kaare Klint
Located in Houston, TX
Stylish group of six casual folding chairs by the Telescope Folding Furniture Company. The wooden frame of each chair is finished in a black patina while the seats are made out of ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood, Leather

Ward Bennett Channel Club Leather Chairs, 1970s
By Ward Bennett
Located in New York, NY
A pair of highly desirable Ward Bennett 1970s channel lounge chairs in a luxurious taupe (gray brown) sumptuous leather. The chairs are on castors. Very good condition.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Leather

Pair of Milo Baughman Style Ox Blood Red Leather Parsons Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Spectacular, well-constructed fully upholstered armchairs. Completely redone in an ox blood red leather. The cubist design and vibrant color elevate the 1970s style to fit today's ta...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather

Set of 6 Monteverdi-Young Ram's Head Armchairs
By Monteverdi-Young
Located in Dallas, TX
Set of 6 striking ram's head armchairs by Monteverdi-Young. These mahogany leather club chairs feature carved solid walnut ram heads at arms and cloven front feet.
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Late 20th Century American Regency Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Handwoven French Inspired Leather Club Chair with Matching Ottoman
Located in Chicago, IL
This handwoven French inspired club chair with matching ottoman, is made in our Chicago workshop by some very talented craftsmen, who still take pride in their creations. Since we ow...
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2010s American Art Deco Club Chairs

Materials

Leather

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Swivel Club Lounge Chairs in Art Deco Form / 4 Avail.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A very chic pair of swiveling club chairs from the late 1970s. These are high quality well made chairs. The pink suede upholstery is tired and soiled. Chair padding is excellent so l...
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Vintage 1970s American Art Deco Club Chairs

Materials

Suede, Wood

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Studio "Hank" Lounge Chairs by Jory Brigham in Walnut
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An incredible matching pair of Hank lounge chairs designed by Jory Brigham. These feature solid walnut construction with bison leather seats.
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Edward Wormley for Dunbar Janus Collection Leather Dining Chairs, Set of Four
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional pair of Mid-Century Modern club chairs or dining armchairs By Edward Wormley for Dunbar Furniture USA, 1950s Solid mahogany frames, with original brown leathe...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

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American Animal Skin Club Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of american animal skin club chairs for sale on 1stDibs. There are 596 antique and vintage american animal skin club chairs for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 24 modern editions to choose from as well. American animal skin club chairs have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. American animal skin club chairs bearing Mid-Century Modern or Modern hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Not every interior allows for large american animal skin club chairs, so small american animal skin club chairs measuring 1 inches across are available at 1stDibs. Many american animal skin club chairs are appealing in their simplicity, but Knoll, Milo Baughman and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe produced popular american animal skin club chairs that are worth a look.

How Much are American Animal Skin Club Chairs?

Prices for american animal skin club chairs start at $160 and top out at $198,000 with the average selling for $4,400.

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