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Pair of Mid-Century Modern Finn Juhl Attributed Walnut Arm Lounge Chairs
By Finn Juhl
Located in Wilmington, DE
Pair of Mid-Century Danish Modern John Stuart Finn Juhl walnut armchairs Offered is a pair of Mid-Century Modern arm chairs attributed to Finn Juhl. Look to be walnut and have be...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Wood

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Gio Ponti Style Arm, Bergère or Wingback Chairs
By Gio Ponti
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Gio Ponti style arm or wingback chairs. These finely detailed sleek and stylish armchairs depict this iconic designers style for flair and simplicity at hi...
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Fabric, Wood

Mid-Century Modern Arm Chair
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This retro walnut lounge chair features sculpted hardwood frame and quality vintage fabric. The unique design of this piece makes a comfortable and stylish addition to any setting. P...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

  • Mid-Century Modern Arm Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Arm Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Arm Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Arm Chair
H 37.75 in. W 24.75 in. D 32 in.
Mid-Century Modern Newly Upholstered Chevron Arm Chair Armchair
Located in West Hartford, CT
Newly upholstered in a tan and blue chevron fabric is this Mid-Century Modern arm chair. All dimensions are below. One of the most comfortable chairs we've ever sat in. Fully refurbi...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Fabric, Textile, Wood

Set of 4 Mid-Century Danish Modern Woodard Sculptural Arm Chairs
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a set of 4 Mid-Century Modern outdoor arm chairs designed by Russell Woodard (circa 1956) for the 'Sculptural' line. Features enameled and woven wrought iron. The chairs a...
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Vintage 1970s North American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Iron

Mid-Century Saarinen Style Arm Chair
By Eero Saarinen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning Saarinen style arm chair with white Skai upholstery and tapered metal legs. Stunning design with smooth lines and stud accents. In original condition with visible wear, incl...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal, Chrome

  • Mid-Century Saarinen Style Arm Chair
  • Mid-Century Saarinen Style Arm Chair
  • Mid-Century Saarinen Style Arm Chair
  • Mid-Century Saarinen Style Arm Chair
H 33 in. W 26.25 in. D 26.25 in.
Mid-Century Modern Plycraft Reclining Arm Lounge Chair & Ottoman
By Plycraft
Located in Esperance, NY
Mid-Century Modern Plycraft reclining arm lounge chair & ottoman. Ottoman measurements are: H: 14.75” Width: 22 1/2” Depth: 19 1/2”.
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

Gorgeous Dunbar Arm Chair Edward Wormley Mid-century Modern
By Edward Wormley
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Gorgeous Dunbar chair designed by Edward Wormley. This lovely chair was reupholstered in a salmon chenille about 20 years ago and still looks great. The back cushion is filled with...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wood, Upholstery

Mid Century Open Arm Lounge Chair
By Russel Wright
Located in New York, NY
Stylish low lounge chair with sculpted curving arm rests. This midcentury chair has a solid wood frame, probably Maple with a dark finish, and upholstered seat and back. It is in ver...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

  • Mid Century Open Arm Lounge Chair
  • Mid Century Open Arm Lounge Chair
  • Mid Century Open Arm Lounge Chair
  • Mid Century Open Arm Lounge Chair
H 29.5 in. W 29 in. D 29 in.
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Zanuso Style Arm Parlor Chairs
By Marco Zanuso
Located in North York, ON
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Zanuso style lounge chairs. Featured in a blue and beige fabric. Price includes complimentary curb side delivery to the continental USA.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass, Steel

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Teak Arm Dining Chairs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Wonderful pair of modernistic solid teak dining chairs feature vintage yellow upholstered seats and back rests. Stylish sculpted armrests and dovetail joints show quality craftsmansh...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut

Fantastic Probber Style Angular Arm Lounge Chairs, Mid-Century Modern
By Harvey Probber
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Fantastic angular pair of Probber style lounge chairs. Smart looking walnut legs and base. We love the great looking slanted arms with the angular walnut base- very striking.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Mahogany Arm or Desk Chair Upholstered in Black Leather
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mid-Century Modern mahogany arm or desk chair upholstered in black leather.
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Leather, Wood

John Stuart Chrome Arm Vintage chairs Desk Lounge Dining Mid-Century Modern
By John Stuart
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage Mid Century Modern John Stuart chrome armchairs with stickers underneath, pictures. The chrome is in good condition however the original upholstery will need to be replaced. ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Walnut Tufted Wingback Gentlemans Library Club Arm Chair
Located in Dayton, OH
Vintage Mid-Century Modern library arm chair. Made of walnut with a high back and neutral geometric upholstery with tufted back.  
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Jasper Chair Co Walnut Arm Chair’s, Set of 4
By Jasper Seating Co.
Located in Esperance, NY
Mid-Century Modern Jasper Chair Co walnut arm chair’s - Set of 4.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Upholstered Parlor Arm Living Room Chairs
Located in North York, ON
Pair of Mid-Century Modern upholstered parlor arm living room chairs. This pair of arm chairs are authentic to midcentury design. With organic, clean lines and stylish functionality ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Fabric, Wood

Fantastic Danish Modern Paddle Arm Teak Lounge Chair Mid-Century
By Kurt Østervig
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Fantastic Danish modern paddle arm teak lounge chair. This piece retains its original woven textured fabric-a bit dated but still nice. The teak frame has a warm honey brown patina a...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Teak

Rare Design Bent Wire Frame Wood Arm Mid-Century Modern Dining Side Chair
By Jean Royère, Clifford Pascoe
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice rare modernist design Mid-Century Modern dining side armchair.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal, Wire

Mid-Century Modern 'Wave' S11 White Arm Chair in Aged Brass
By Peter Ghyczy, Ghyczy
Located in Swalmen, NL
This Mid-Century Modern style armchair was designed by Peter Ghyczy in 2016 at his atelier in the South of the Netherlands. The modernist style armchair 'WAVE' S11 is a go-to piece o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Handsome Pair of Harvey Probber Style Cube Arm Chairs Mid-Century Modern
By Harvey Probber
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Handsome pair of Harvey Probber style upholstered cube arm chairs. We love the solid walnut base that wraps completely around the bottom. Great modern lines with super comfort. You...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Bentwood Arm/ Desk Chair in Silver Sharkskin Upholstery
Located in New York, NY
This chair feature a ebonized walnut bentwood arms design with tapered legs. They have been newly reupholstered in a silver sharkskin metallic silk/wool blend fabric. This is a fine ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut

Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Leather Swivel Arm Chair
Located in Atlanta, GA
Handsome vintage swivel armchair from Sweden, c. 1960. Newly restored and reupholstered in high quality taupe leather. Tub style rounded chair on a swivel chrome base. Enjoy the b...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Leather Swivel Arm Chair
Located in Atlanta, GA
Swedish Mid-Century leather swivel armchair c. 1960. With a smooth swivel mechanism and new leather upholstery, it combines luxury with practicality. Teak veneered base. Newly r...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Metal

Pair of New Blue Upholstery Teak Danish Mid-Century Modern Arm Lounge Chairs
By Hans J. Wegner, Dux of Sweden
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of DUX Danish Modern teak lounge newly upholstery in navy blue fabric. Nice solid teak wrap around back connected arms similar to barrel back design.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool, Upholstery, Teak

Set of 4 Mid-Century Modern Woodard Iron Curve Back Outdoor Arm Chairs
By Russell Woodard
Located in Wilmington, DE
Set of 4 Woodard curve back Mid-Century Modern outdoor dining chairs Offered is a set of 4 Mid-Century Modern outdoor arm chairs designed by Russell Woodard (circa 1956). Features e...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Wrought Iron

Pair of Navy Blue Mid-Century Modern Lounge Arm Chairs on Tapered Dowel Legs
By Milo Baughman, Paul McCobb
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of Mid-Century Modern new navy blue upholstery lounge chairs on tapered dowel legs.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wool

Mid-Century Modern Brass Frame Oakwood Arm Rest Yellow Fabric Armchair Ghyczy
By Peter Ghyczy
Located in Swalmen, NL
This Mid-Century Modern armchair ‘Audrey Safari’ is a comfortable chair and designed by GHYCZY. The backrest of this chair can be adjusted to the preferences of its owner. The minima...
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21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Brass

Vintage Mid-Century Chrome & Leather Flat Bar Director Style Arm Chairs, a Pair
Located in Esperance, NY
Vintage mid-century chrome & leather flat bar director style arm chairs - a pair.
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Chrome

Mid-Century Knoll Bent Wood Arm Chairs by Bill Stephens, Set of 8
By Knoll
Located in Esperance, NY
Mid-century Knoll bent wood arm chairs by Bill Stephens - Set of 8. Great opportunity to get a grouping of 8 knoll arm chairs.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Wood

2 Vintage Mid Century Paisley Upholstered Club Arm Chairs Lounge Reading Accent
Located in Dayton, OH
Two vintage mid century arm chairs. Featuring a camelback, modern paisley fabric with walnut legs and castors.  
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Set of Six Chrome Mid-Century Modern Dining Chairs with Arm Milo Baughman Style
By Milo Baughman
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Set of six Mid-Century Modern chrome dining chairs with ultra suede upholstery.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Chrome

Mid Century Milo Baughman Style Chrome Flat Bar Lounge Arm Chair
By Milo Baughman
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Very striking chrome lounge chair in the style of Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin. The chair features an impressive wide stature, and substantial chrome flat bar construction with se...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Chrome

Pair of Vintage Modern Winged Arm Lounge Chairs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish pair of midcentury lounge chairs feature vintage Danish modern design and include sturdy metal legs, winged arm rests, and high back seats upholstered in vinyl. Elegant ...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Pair of Mid Century G Nobel Arm Chairs by Nobel in Tufted Leather
By Göte Möbler Nässjö
Located in Surrey, BC
A pair Mid-Century Modern lounge chair made by G-Möbel in Sweden on walnut frame with brown leather button-tufted upholstery. Great worn leather, structurally sound.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

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Leather

Mid-Century Style Dining Chair w/ Faux Leather Long Arm Tufting & Brass Frame
By Modshop
Located in Compton, CA
Sleek and stylish, these beautiful dining chairs will add some class to your dining room. Now offered in a graphite faux leather skilfully tufted to add simple elegance to your dinin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

Scandinavian Modern Teak Arm Chairs with New Green Upholstery, 1960's
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Teak lounge chairs from the 1960's with new green upholstery.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Fabric, Teak

Scandinavian Modern Teak Arm Chair with New Beige Upholstery, 1960's
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Teak lounge chair from the 1960's with new beige velvet upholstery.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Fabric, Velvet, Teak

Shelby Williams Gazelle Arm Chairs, 1950s
By Shelby Williams
Located in Miami, FL
All original armchairs.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

4 Midcentury Paul McCobb Planner Group Dining Chairs Maple Arm Chairs
By Winchendon Furniture (Planner Group), Paul McCobb
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Four all original midcentury maple Paul McCobb Planner Group arm chairs. Solid maple seat and curved back on tapered legs. Original vintage condition. Original blonde tobacco finish....
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Maple

Eames Arm Shell Desk Chair by Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Cincinnati, OH
An upholstered Eames rolling arm shell desk chair in a medium aqua marine toned soft fabric with cream hard molded backside. The swiveling seat is supported by a satin black steel tu...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Upholstery

  • Eames Arm Shell Desk Chair by Herman Miller
  • Eames Arm Shell Desk Chair by Herman Miller
  • Eames Arm Shell Desk Chair by Herman Miller
  • Eames Arm Shell Desk Chair by Herman Miller
H 31.5 in. W 24.75 in. D 21 in.
Arm Lounge Chair by Audoux-Minet
By Adrien Audoux and Frida Minet
Located in Sammushi, JP
Armchair by Adrien Audoux and Frida Minet. Made in France, circa 1950s. Fantastic patina to wood Beechwood and abaca rope.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Beech

  • Arm Lounge Chair by Audoux-Minet
  • Arm Lounge Chair by Audoux-Minet
  • Arm Lounge Chair by Audoux-Minet
  • Arm Lounge Chair by Audoux-Minet
H 32.68 in. W 23.23 in. D 28.35 in.
Contemporary Single Arm Corner Club Chair
Located in Great Barrington, MA
The contemporary single arm corner club chair is upholstered in white leather and the tapered wood legs are painted white.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Leather, Wood

  • Contemporary Single Arm Corner Club Chair
  • Contemporary Single Arm Corner Club Chair
  • Contemporary Single Arm Corner Club Chair
  • Contemporary Single Arm Corner Club Chair
H 30.25 in. W 28.50 in. D 31 in.
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Arm Lounge Chair
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Widdicomb Furniture Co.
Located in Dallas, TX
Extremely rare lounge chair model 1716 designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb, circa 1955. It features a solid walnut frame fully restored and newly upholstered in a chocol...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

  • T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Arm Lounge Chair
  • T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Arm Lounge Chair
  • T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Arm Lounge Chair
  • T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Arm Lounge Chair
H 34 in. W 27 in. D 30 in.
Contemporary Single Arm Corner Club Chair
Located in Great Barrington, MA
The contemporary single arm corner club chair is upholstered in white leather and the tapered wood legs are painted white.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Leather, Wood

  • Contemporary Single Arm Corner Club Chair
  • Contemporary Single Arm Corner Club Chair
  • Contemporary Single Arm Corner Club Chair
  • Contemporary Single Arm Corner Club Chair
H 30.25 in. W 28.50 in. D 31 in.
Pair Ole Wanscher Rosewood Arm Chairs
By Ole Wanscher
Located in New York, NY
Fine pair of Ole Wanscher arm chairs, in original finish, with original cushions. Solid Rosewood construction.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Rosewood

  • Pair Ole Wanscher Rosewood Arm Chairs
  • Pair Ole Wanscher Rosewood Arm Chairs
  • Pair Ole Wanscher Rosewood Arm Chairs
  • Pair Ole Wanscher Rosewood Arm Chairs
H 29 in. W 24 in. D 26 in.
Saarinen Style Arm Chair by A.R. Cordemeyer for Gispen
By Gispen, A.R. Cordemeijer
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Attractive Gispen arm chair with new blue upholstered fabric, molded acrylic frame and tubular metal legs. In original condition with wear consistent with its age and use.
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

6 Arm Chairs by Carlo DeCarli
By Carlo De Carli, Cassina
Located in New York, NY
Produced by Cassina, model #162. Oak frames with upholstered seats and backs. Sold individually or in groups. 6 chairs available. Price listed is per chair. Published: Made in Cassin...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Oak

  • 6 Arm Chairs by Carlo DeCarli
  • 6 Arm Chairs by Carlo DeCarli
  • 6 Arm Chairs by Carlo DeCarli
  • 6 Arm Chairs by Carlo DeCarli
H 33.5 in. W 21.75 in. D 19 in.
Saarinen for Knoll Executive Arm Chairs in Navy Velvet
By Eero Saarinen
Located in Wilton, CT
Montage has been restoring Saarinen Executive Chairs for years in every fabric one can imagine, right in our very own workroom. We’ve restored these chairs using a stunning Italian V...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Chrome

Pair of Charles and Ray Eames "Translucent" Arm Shell Chairs
By Charles Eames
Located in Buffalo, NY
Great pair of lemon yellow arm shell chairs designed by Charles and Ray Eames.. manufactured by Herman Miller,, early elusive see-thrugh "Translucent" fiberglass parchment shells.. L...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Pair of Tommi Parzinger Petite Slipper Chairs/ Club Arm Chairs
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in Westport, CT
Pair of Tommi Parzinger, for Charek modern petite club/slipper arm chairs , in a off white chenille velvet .Original Down cushions .Nice scale and detail the shape.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Fabric, Down, Mahogany

Finn Juhl for France and Daverkosen Arm Chair “Spadelstolen” FD 133
By Finn Juhl, France & Daverkosen
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Finn Juhl for France and Daverkosen armchair “Spadelstolen”. Dimensions: 30” W x 32” D x 31” H, seat height 16”.
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Hardwood

Pair of T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings Arm Chairs Produced by Widdicomb
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Stamford, CT
A pair chairs designed by T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings, upholstered in Rogers & Goffigon fabric. Newly upholstered with down cushion.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Walnut

Pair of Charles and Ray Eames "Translucent" Arm Shell Chairs
By Charles Eames
Located in Buffalo, NY
Great pair of lemon yellow arm shell chairs designed by Charles and Ray Eames.. manufactured by Herman Miller,, early elusive see-thrugh "Translucent" fiberglass parchment shells.. L...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Angel Pazmino Tooled Leather Folding Arm Chair
By Muebles De Estilo, Angel Pazmino
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Angel Pazmino Leather folding arm chair with tooled leather seat and back and lightly refinished wood frame. In original condition with wear consistent with age and use.
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Vintage 1960s Ecuadorean Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

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Wood, Leather

  • Angel Pazmino Tooled Leather Folding Arm Chair
  • Angel Pazmino Tooled Leather Folding Arm Chair
  • Angel Pazmino Tooled Leather Folding Arm Chair
  • Angel Pazmino Tooled Leather Folding Arm Chair
H 29.5 in. W 26.63 in. D 31 in.
Mid Century Modern Teak Arm Chair
Located in Atlanta, GA
Mid Century Modern teak side arm chair in a espresso finish with new sunny yellow upholstery. Beautiful sleek and elegant design. A great addition to any room.
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Teak

  • Mid Century Modern Teak Arm Chair
  • Mid Century Modern Teak Arm Chair
  • Mid Century Modern Teak Arm Chair
  • Mid Century Modern Teak Arm Chair
H 27.5 in. W 23.25 in. D 20 in.
Finn Juhl for France and Daverkosen Arm Chair “Spadelstolen” FD 133
By Finn Juhl, France & Daverkosen
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Finn Juhl for France and Daverkosen armchair “Spadelstolen”. Dimensions 30” W x 32” D x 31” H seat height 16”.
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Hardwood

Milo Baughman Swivel Tub Arm Chair in COM
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in New York, NY
A swivel tub chair with brass base by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin. Offered with re-upholstery in COM (Client's On Material) or COL (Client's On Leather), USA, circa 1970. You ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Midcentury Paul McCobb Planner Group Captain Lounge Maple Arm Chairs
By Winchendon Furniture (Planner Group), Paul McCobb
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Pair of rare all original midcentury maple Paul McCobb Planner Group Captain arm chairs. Solid maple seat and curved back on tapered legs. Original vintage condition. Original blonde...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Maple

Set of 4 Gispen Style Plywood Stacking School Chairs with Arm Rests
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Two sets of Industrial stacking school chairs with bakelite arm rests, grey enameled metal frames and blonde plywood seats. In original condition with some wear consistent with age a...
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Vintage 1970s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

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Mid Century Modern Arm Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of mid century modern arm chairs available for sale. The range of distinct mid century modern arm chairs — often made from wood, fabric and metal — can elevate any home. We have 606 antique and vintage mid century modern arm chairs in-stock, while there are 8 modern editions to choose from as well. Mid century modern arm chairs have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid century modern arm chairs bearing Mid-Century Modern or Scandinavian Modern hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. There have been many well-made mid century modern arm chairs over the years, but those made by Charles and Ray Eames, Milo Baughman and Herman Miller are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Mid Century Modern Arm Chairs?

Prices for mid century modern arm chairs can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, mid century modern arm chairs begin at $1 and can go as high as $68,000, while the average can fetch as much as $2,799.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically-shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe mid-century modern American furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale, in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century designers caught the spirit.

Classically-oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb — who designed holistic groups of sleek, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern American furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality lounge furniture cannot be overstated. Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other seating — since what were, quite literally, the early perches of our ancestors — has evolved considerably.

Among the earliest standard seating furniture were stools. Egyptian stools, for example, designed for one person with no seat back, were x-shaped and typically folded to be tucked away. These rudimentary chairs informed the design of Greek and Roman stools, all of which were a long way from Sori Yanagi's Butterfly stool or Alvar Aalto's Stool 60. In the 18th century and earlier, seats with backs and armrests were largely reserved for high nobility.

The seating of today is more inclusive but the style and placement of chairs can still make a statement. Antique desk chairs and armchairs designed in the style of Louis XV, which eventually included painted furniture and were often made of rare woods, feature prominently curved legs as well as Chinese themes and varied ornaments. Much like the thrones of fairy tales and the regency, elegant lounges crafted in the Louis XV style convey wealth and prestige. In the kitchen, the dining chair placed at the head of the table is typically reserved for the head of the household or a revered guest.

Of course, with luxurious vintage or antique furnishings, every chair can seem like the best seat in the house. Whether your preference is stretching out on a plush sofa, such as the Serpentine, designed by Vladimir Kagan, or cozying up in a vintage wingback chair, there is likely to be a comfy classic or contemporary gem for you on 1stDibs.

With respect to the latest obsessions in design, cane seating has been cropping up everywhere, from sleek armchairs to lounge chairs, while bouclé fabric, a staple of modern furniture design, can be seen in mid-century modern, Scandinavian modern and Hollywood Regency furniture styles.

Admirers of the sophisticated craftsmanship and dark woods frequently associated with mid-century modern seating can find timeless styles in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other furnishings — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring reproductions of iconic designs from the likes of Hans Wegner or from Charles and Ray Eames. Shop our inventory of Egg chairs, designed in 1958 by Arne Jacobsen, the Florence Knoll lounge chair and more.

No matter your style, the collection of antique, new and vintage seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.