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Mid-Century Modern Upholstered Chair with Hand-Painted Pillow
By Adrian Pearsall
Located in New York, NY
Newly upholstered Mid-Century Modern chair in greige linen with a black and white hand-painted pillow. Newly refinished ebony stained legs. Very comfortable.
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20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Linen, Paint

Mid-Century Modern Baby Blue Velvet Club Armchair, 1960s
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
Springy, very comfortable and stabile club seats. Produced in the 1960s at the factory in Germany. The whole armchairs is covered with high-quality velour. The armchair is after a co...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Beech

Pair of Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs from 1970
Located in Miami, FL
Pair of Mid-Century Modern armchairs from 1970 Structure in solid wood with automotive paint, loose cushions covered in fabric Measurements: 67 cm x 77 cm x H 73 cm.
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Vintage 1970s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Mid-Century Modern Style Solid Wood Armchair Upholstered in Textile
By Jorge Elizondo
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Eluney lounge chair is made of solid wood, we use FCS certified wood, which provide not only high durability, but fair wages and safe work conditions for everyone involved. Beautiful...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Paint

Mid-Century Modern Style Solid Wood Armchair Upholstered in Textile
By Jorge Elizondo
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
When it comes to design, the goal is to give each piece spirit. Our Nolia armchair and it’s poise makes a grand entrance each and every time. Come see who else we’ve brought to life....
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Upholstery, Cane, Wood, Paint

Mid-Century Modern Style Minimal Solid Wood Armchair Upholstered in Textile
By Jorge Elizondo
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Boldly angled arms and legs command a strong sense of style. Supportive plush cushioning, reclined at a perfect angle will undoubtedly provide superb comfort. Oilli is sure to be the...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Paint

Mid-Century Modern Style Solid Wood Armchair Upholstered in Cerulean Textile
By Jorge Elizondo
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
High-backed beauty with long legs looking for a participant for comfortable rest. Ameli proposes different and unique lines in its structure. Made of solid wood, personalize with fab...
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2010s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Paint

Pair of French Mid-Century Ebonized Wrought Iron and Metal Painted Armchairs
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A rare pair of French Mid-Century designer ebonized wrought iron and metal painted armchairs with forged decorative castings representing leather straps with buckles and rings, each ...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Wrought Iron, Metal

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Baby Blue Velvet Club Armchairs, 1960s
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
Springy, very comfortable and stabile club seats. Produced in the 1960s at the factory in Germany. The whole armchairs are covered with high-quality velour. The armchairs are after a...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Beech

Mid-Century Modern Director Armchair Faux Suede and Powder Coated in Yellow
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Powder-coated bright yellow armchair with light brown faux suede upholstery. This classic and sturdy armchair has been updated with bright yellow powder coated fra...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Set of Two Mid-Century Modern Baby Blue Velvet Club Armchairs, 1960s
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
Springy, very comfortable and stabile club seats. Produced in the 1960s at the factory in Germany. The whole armchairs are covered with high-quality velour. The armchairs are after a...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Beech

Mid-Century Modern Congo Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
By Artifort
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Stunning Mid-Century Modern Congo chair, designed by Theo Ruth for Artifort. Iconic Dutch design from the 50s. The back and the seater are 2 separate pieces that easily fits togeth...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Pair of Mid Century Danish Modern Woodard Atomic Orange Sculptura Arm Chairs
By John Woodard, Woodard Furniture Co.
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a pair of Mid-Century Danish Modern Woodard Atomic orange sculptura arm chairs designed by John Woodard, circa 1956 for the 'Sculptura' line. Features enameled and woven w...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Wrought Iron

Set of 4 Mid Century Danish Modern Woodard Sculptura Atomic Orange Side Chairs
By John Woodard, Woodard Furniture Co.
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a set of 4 mid century Danish modern woodard sculptura side chairs designed by John Woodard, circa 1956 for the 'Sculptura' line. Features enameled and woven wrought iron....
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Wrought Iron

Pair of French Mid-Century Modern Neoclassical Lounge Chairs by Maison Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in New York, NY
Elegant pair of Armchairs by Maison Jansen in the style of Louis XVI. The chairs have hand carved frames and are made in similar fashion as their 18th century counterparts. The le...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Silk, Cane, Hardwood

Pair of Wrought Iron Garden Armchairs Painted, 1950
Located in Brussels, BE
Pair of wrought iron garden armchairs painted, 1950.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Wrought Iron

  • Pair of Wrought Iron Garden Armchairs Painted, 1950
  • Pair of Wrought Iron Garden Armchairs Painted, 1950
  • Pair of Wrought Iron Garden Armchairs Painted, 1950
  • Pair of Wrought Iron Garden Armchairs Painted, 1950
H 27.56 in. W 29.53 in. D 34.26 in.
Amazing Pair of Midcentury Armchairs in Steel Painted White, 1950
By Gio Ponti, Osvaldo Borsani
Located in MIlano, IT
Amazing and very comfortable pair of armchairs in curved steel grid painted white with legs in steel curved rod. The structure is all wrought iron and the stability is fantastic wit...
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Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

Martin Eisler & Carlo Hauner Modern Brazilian Large Armchair White fabric metal
By Forma Brazil, Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler
Located in Barcelona, ES
Martin Eisler (1913-1977) & Carlo Hauner (1927-1997) Armchair, part of set with sofa Manufactured by Forma Moveis Brazil, 1950s Black painted metal, fabric upholstery Measur...
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Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Martin Eisler & Carlo Hauner Modern Brazilian Pair of Low Armchairs White Fabric
By Forma Brazil, Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler
Located in Barcelona, ES
Martin Eisler (1913-1977) & Carlo Hauner (1927-1997) Pair of low armchairs Manufactured by Forma Moveis Brazil, 1950s Black painted metal, fabric upholstery. Measurements 7...
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Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Pair of Louis XV Style Painted and Gilded Armchairs in Sage Green Silk
Located in London, GB
A pair of French painted and gilded Louis XV style armchairs upholstered in sage green silk.   
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Beech

20th Century Unique Zet Armchair, Navy Velvet, 1970s, Poland
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
Armchair manufactured at the Bydgoszcz Renewal Cooperative in the 1970s. The armchair are after a comprehensive renovation of carpentry and upholstery. The wood has been cleaned, cav...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Beech

20th Century Unique Armchair, Orange Velvet, Lejkowski Lesniewski, 1970s, Poland
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
Polish armchair from the 1970s, the Lejkowski - Lesniewski design. Made in Krakow Furniture Factories. A rarity on the market with a unique look. The furniture comes from a private c...
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20th Century Polish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Wood

20th Century Unique Armchair, Orange Velvet, Lejkowski Lesniewski, 1970s, Poland
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
Polish armchair from the 1970s, the Lejkowski - Lesniewski design. Made in Krakow Furniture Factories. A rarity on the market with a unique look. The furniture comes from a private c...
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20th Century Polish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Set of Two 20th Century Zet Armchairs, Navy Velvet, 1970s, Poland
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
A pair of armchairs manufactured at the Bydgoszcz Renewal Cooperative in the 1970s. The armchairs are after a comprehensive renovation of carpentry and upholstery. The wood has been ...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Beech

Mid Century 978 Lounge Chair by Geoffrey Harcourt for Artifort, 1960s
By Geoffrey Harcourt, Artifort
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Very comfortable lounge chair designed by Geoffrey Harcourt for Artifort in the 60's. It has a white rotating foot. The original high quality brown leather has a lovely patina...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

Pair of 20th Century Unique Zet Armchairs, Navy Velvet, 1970s, Poland
Located in 05-080 Hornowek, PL
A pair of armchairs manufactured at the Bydgoszcz Renewal Cooperative in the 1970s. The armchairs are after a comprehensive renovation of carpentry and upholstery. The wood has been ...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Beech

Mid Century 975 Lounge Chair by Geoffrey Harcourt for Artifort, 1960s
By Geoffrey Harcourt, Artifort
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Very comfortable lounge chair designed by Geoffrey Harcourt for Artifort in the 60's. It has a rotating foot. Original brown leather with nice patina.
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fiberglass, Leather

Mid Century F588 Lounge Chair by Geoffrey Harcourt for Artifort, 1960s
By Geoffrey Harcourt, Artifort
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Very comfortable midcentury Artifort lounge chair, model F588 Designed by the famous English designer Geoffrey Harcourt in the 60's. Just reupholstered with high quality leather and ...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Mid Century Mexican Modernist Don Shoemaker Folding Chair with Matching Ottoman
By Don S. Shoemaker
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a vintage Don Shoemaker chair with matching ottoman. Cocobolo rosewood and black leather. Made in Mexico circa the 1960s. Rare folding chair with matching ...
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Vintage 1950s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Wood, Cocobolo

1980s Czech Upholstered Armchairs, a Pair
By Thonet-Mundus
Located in High Point, NC
Manufactured by TON, a pair of stylish and comfortable armchair in distinct Modernist style from Czech Republic, circa 1980. A timeless approach that still looks contemporary and fre...
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Vintage 1980s Czech Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Beech

  • 1980s Czech Upholstered Armchairs, a Pair
  • 1980s Czech Upholstered Armchairs, a Pair
  • 1980s Czech Upholstered Armchairs, a Pair
  • 1980s Czech Upholstered Armchairs, a Pair
H 29.1 in. W 25.6 in. D 28.7 in.
Overpainted Folding Armchair by Russel Wright
By Russel Wright
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage steel folding armchair by Russel Wright. Excellent patina revealing at least 4 coats of white, orange, black, and green paint. Measure: 18" seat height.
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

Pair of Midcentury Style Armchairs
Located in Cathedral City, CA
A wonderful pair of midcentury style armchairs. Newly upholstered in a gray chenille fabric.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Midcentury Style Armchairs
  • Pair of Midcentury Style Armchairs
  • Pair of Midcentury Style Armchairs
  • Pair of Midcentury Style Armchairs
H 35.5 in. W 39 in. D 30 in.
Pair of armchairs by ISA Bergamo - Italy, 1950s
By ISA Bergamo
Located in Beirut, LB
Pair of midcentury armchairs by ISA Bergamo Italy, 1950s Reupholstered in grey velvet ISA Bergamo was the furniture company which produced many of Gio Ponti best-known designs.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Metal

  • Pair of armchairs by ISA Bergamo - Italy, 1950s
  • Pair of armchairs by ISA Bergamo - Italy, 1950s
  • Pair of armchairs by ISA Bergamo - Italy, 1950s
  • Pair of armchairs by ISA Bergamo - Italy, 1950s
H 43.31 in. W 28.35 in. D 25.6 in.
Italian Midcentury Armchairs Re-Upholstered in Green Velvet, 1960s
Located in Clivio, Varese
A set of two beautiful and very comfortable Italian Midcentury armchairs or lounge chairs from the 1960s. The have been professionally and completely re-upholstered with new foam, s...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Iron

Herta Maria Witzemann Cane Armchairs Pair Germany 1954
By Herta-maria Witzemann
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Fantastic pair of armchairs designed by Herta Maria Witzemann and manufactured by Erwin Behr, Germany 1954. The chairs have solid metal frames and hand woven cane seats and armrests....
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Martin Eisler & Carlo Hauner Midcentury Brazilian Armchairs White Fabric Metal
By Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler, Forma Brazil
Located in Barcelona, ES
Martin Eisler (1913-1977) & Carlo Hauner (1927-1997) Pair of armchairs Manufactured by Forma Moveis Brazil, 1950s Black painted metal, fabric upholstery Measurements 66 cm ...
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Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Pair of Italian Upholstered Armchairs in the Style of Gianfranco Frattini
Located in Stamford, CT
Circa 1970s pair of Italian upholstered armchairs in the style of Gianfranco Frattini with painted white wood arms and legs in orange and lime green suede. Made in Italy. Please note...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Suede, Wood

Pair of Carlo Hauner & Martin Eisler "Shell" Armchairs, Brazil, 1950s
By Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler
Located in Beirut, LB
Pair of midcentury armchairs by Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler Manufactured in Brazil in the 1950s by Forma Moveis Reupholstered in sheepskin Literature: Movel Brasileiro Moderno - ...
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Vintage 1950s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

ISA High Back Armchair Attributed to Gio Ponti, Italy, 1950s
By Gio Ponti, Arredamenti ISA
Located in The Hague, NL
This elegant armchair was produced by the ISA company in Bergamo, Italy, in the early 1950s. ISA was responsible for manufacturing a number of striking designs by Gio Ponti in the la...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Italy 1960s Cubist Armchairs, Iron Legs, Faux Leather Quilted Upholstery
By Rina Rinaldi Mario
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Italy 1960s Cubist armchairs, Rinaldi Mario style, wooden structure, iron legs with aluminium ring, faux leather quilted upholstery. Excellent conditions. Measures cm: H 45\82, W ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Aluminum, Iron

Egon Eiermann, Pair of Armchairs, E10 Model, Murmann, Johannisthal, circa 1950
By Heinrich Murmann, Egon Eiermann
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Egon Eiermann, pair of armchairs, E10 model, Murmann, Johannisthal, painted white rattan, circa 1950, Germany. Measures: Height 76 cm, seat height 34 cm, width 93 cm, depth 50 cm.
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Rattan

Red Fabric & Black Metal Reclining Armchair Oscar by N. Pini for Novarredo, 1959
By Novarredo Livorno, Nello Pini
Located in Varese, Lombardia
"Oscar" reclining armchair produced by Novarredo based on a design by Nello Pini. Red fabric cover with yellow and blue inserts. Structure in painted metal and wood. Excellent condit...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Willy Rizzo Workshop Pair of Armchairs, Green Velvet and Black Lacquered Wood
By Willy Rizzo
Located in Valladolid, ES
Amazing couple of armchairs by Willy Rizzo workshop, 70s, reupholstered in a beautiful olive green velvet. Black laquered wood with golden brass, very refined pieces suitable for an...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Modern Sculptural Armchair
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern sculptural armchair. The chair has a black lacquered wood sculptural frame, upholstered and has brass feet. Style of Gio Ponti.
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

  • Mid-Century Modern Sculptural Armchair
  • Mid-Century Modern Sculptural Armchair
  • Mid-Century Modern Sculptural Armchair
  • Mid-Century Modern Sculptural Armchair
H 31 in. W 28 in. D 30.5 in.
Model F518 Lounge Chair by Geoffrey Harcourt for Artifort, 1970s
By Geoffrey Harcourt, Artifort
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Very comfortable pivoting Artifort lounge chair, named F518. Designed by the famous English designer Geoffrey Harcourt in the 70’s. The high quality leather is in vintage condition a...
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Vintage 1970s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Model F580 Groovy Chair by Pierre Paulin for Artifort, 1966
By Pierre Paulin, Artifort
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Lovely and very comfortable Artifort Groovy chair (or "M" Chair), model F580. This model is designed by Pierre Paulin in 1966. This is the very first edition with very nice curv...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Model F511 Lounge Chair by Geoffrey Harcourt for Artifort, 1960s
By Geoffrey Harcourt, Artifort
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Very comfortable Artifort lounge chair. Designed by the famous English designer Geoffrey Harcourt in the 60's. Reupholstered with high quality wool fabric, Kvadrat Tonus. The foot ha...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Plastic

Wim Rietveld 1407 Lounge Chair for Gispen, 1950’s
By Gispen, Wim Rietveld
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
This 1407 armchair was designed by Wim Rietveld for Gispen during the 1950s. With a straight back it sits on a graphite black painted steel frame. The back and seat are both made fro...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

  • Wim Rietveld 1407 Lounge Chair for Gispen, 1950’s
  • Wim Rietveld 1407 Lounge Chair for Gispen, 1950’s
  • Wim Rietveld 1407 Lounge Chair for Gispen, 1950’s
  • Wim Rietveld 1407 Lounge Chair for Gispen, 1950’s
H 29.53 in. W 26.78 in. D 25.99 in.
Wim Rietveld 1401 Lounge Chair for Gispen, 1950's
By Gispen, Wim Rietveld
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
This 1401 armchair was designed by Wim Rietveld for Gispen during the 1950s. With a straight back it sits on a graphite black painted steel frame. The back and seat are both made fro...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

  • Wim Rietveld 1401 Lounge Chair for Gispen, 1950's
  • Wim Rietveld 1401 Lounge Chair for Gispen, 1950's
  • Wim Rietveld 1401 Lounge Chair for Gispen, 1950's
  • Wim Rietveld 1401 Lounge Chair for Gispen, 1950's
H 27.56 in. W 25.6 in. D 24.02 in.
Penguin Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
By Artifort
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Stunning Mid-Century Modern penguin chair, designed by Theo Ruth for Artifort. Iconic Dutch design from the 50s. The back and the seater are 2 separate pieces that easily fits toge...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Penguin Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
  • Penguin Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
  • Penguin Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
  • Penguin Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
H 32.29 in. W 29.53 in. D 34.26 in.
Congo Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
By Artifort
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Stunning Mid-Century Modern congo chair, designed by Theo Ruth for Artifort. Iconic Dutch design from the 50s. The back and the seater are 2 separate pieces that easily fits togeth...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Congo Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
  • Congo Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
  • Congo Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
  • Congo Chair by Theo Ruth for Artifort, 1950s
H 31.89 in. W 20.48 in. D 32.29 in.
Modernist Iron and Wood Lounge Chairs
By George Nelson
Located in Rochester, NY
Pair of mid-20th century modernist sleek exaggerated square hollow stock iron frame armchairs in nicely aged original robins egg blue painted surface and sculpted grained wood armre...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

  • Modernist Iron and Wood Lounge Chairs
  • Modernist Iron and Wood Lounge Chairs
  • Modernist Iron and Wood Lounge Chairs
  • Modernist Iron and Wood Lounge Chairs
H 26 in. W 26.5 in. D 30 in.
Gerrit Rietveld Amersfoortse / Nemefa Chair, 1949
By Gerrit Rietveld
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Rare small armchair designed by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, Utrecht Holland 1949. This chair was made by a local blacksmith and was a pre Nemefa production which was supposed to be bigge...
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Vintage 1940s Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

  • Gerrit Rietveld Amersfoortse / Nemefa Chair, 1949
  • Gerrit Rietveld Amersfoortse / Nemefa Chair, 1949
  • Gerrit Rietveld Amersfoortse / Nemefa Chair, 1949
  • Gerrit Rietveld Amersfoortse / Nemefa Chair, 1949
H 27.56 in. W 21.26 in. D 25.2 in.
Dom Hans van der Laan High Chair for Town Hall Budel, 1966
By Jan de Jong, Dom Hans van der Laan
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Rare and amazing high boards room chair designed by Dom Hans van der Laan and executed by Jan de Jong for the Raadhuis Budel, 1962-1966. This chair comes from the town hall where Jan...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

Friso Kramer Revolt for TH Delft by Ahrend de Cirkel 1958 Arms
By Friso Kramer, Ahrend de Cirkel
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Rare first production Revolt armchair designed by Friso Kramer for Ahrend de Cirkel, Holland, 1953. This chair was made for the TH Delft who commissioned Friso Kramer and Ahrend to d...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Dom Hans van der Laan Chair for Town Hall Budel, 1966
By Jan de Jong, Dom Hans van der Laan
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Rare and amazing high chair designed by Dom Hans van der Laan and executed by Jan de Jong for the Raadhuis Budel, 1962/1966. This chair comes from the town hall where Jan de Jong was...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Don Shoemaker Perno Chair
By Don S. Shoemaker
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration an original and very rare "Perno" safari chair by Don Shoemaker. Exotic cocobolo wood with original black leather. Chair can be easily taken apart.
Category

Vintage 1950s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Wood, Cocobolo

  • Don Shoemaker Perno Chair
  • Don Shoemaker Perno Chair
  • Don Shoemaker Perno Chair
  • Don Shoemaker Perno Chair
H 28 in. W 21.75 in. D 22 in.
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Sculptural Armchairs by Russell Woodard, circa 1955
By Russell Woodard
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Pair of iconic outdoor armchairs by Russell Woodard, sculptural. Created and designed in the 1950s these chairs have remained in vogue for over half a century. Chairs were recently s...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Iron

Mid-Century Modern Black Bent Steel Tube Armchair with New Orange Upholstery
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome Mid-Century Modern armchair made of bent steel tube painted black and newly upholstered in an orange contemporary geometric fabric. It is in wonderful restored condition and...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

Materials

Steel

Set of 3 White Painted Wooden Benches with 1 Armchair, Italy, 1960s
Located in Wolfurt, AT
Set of 3 white painted wooden benches with 1 armchair. We covered the Italian 1960s furniture with grey jute belts. This set will be beautiful with colorful cushions. Dimensions c...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Wood, Jute

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Mid-Century Modern Paint Armchairs For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of mid-century modern paint armchairs available for sale. Frequently made of metal, fabric and wood, all mid-century modern paint armchairs available were constructed with great care. Find 165 antique and vintage mid-century modern paint armchairs at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 4 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. Mid-century modern paint armchairs have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-century modern paint armchairs are generally popular furniture pieces, but Mid-Century Modern and Scandinavian Modern styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Many mid-century modern paint armchairs are appealing in their simplicity, but Russell Woodard, Artifort and Geoffrey Harcourt produced popular mid-century modern paint armchairs that are worth a look.

How Much are Mid-Century Modern Paint Armchairs?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $2,919, while they’re typically $245 on the low end and $30,706 highest priced.

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 Armchairs for You

Armchairs have run the gamut from prestige to ease and everything in between. 

Long before industrial mass production democratized seating, armchairs conveyed status and power. In ancient Egypt, the commoners took stools, while in early Greece, ceremonial chairs of carved marble were designated for nobility. But the high-backed early thrones of yore, elevated and ornate, were merely grandiose iterations of today’s armchairs. 

Modern-day armchairs, built with functionality and comfort in mind, are now central to tasks throughout your home. Formal dining armchairs support your guests at a table for a cheery feast, a good drafting chair with a deep seat is parked in front of an easel where you create art and, elsewhere, an ergonomic wonder of sorts positions you at the desk for your 9 to 5.

When placed under just the right lamp where you can lounge comfortably, both elbows resting on the padded supports on each side of you, an upholstered armchair — or a rattan armchair for your light-suffused sunroom — can be the sanctuary where you’ll read for hours. If you’re in the mood for company, your velvet chesterfield armchair is a place to relax and be part of the conversation that swirls around you. Maybe the dialogue is about the beloved Papa Bear chair, a mid-century modern masterpiece from Danish carpenter and furniture maker Hans Wegner, and the wingback’s strong association with the concept of cozying up by the fireplace, which we can trace back to its origins in 1600s-era England, when the seat’s distinctive arm protrusions protected the sitter from the heat of the period’s large fireplaces. 

If the fireside armchair chat involves spirited comparisons, your companions will likely probe the merits of antique and vintage armchairs such as Queen Anne armchairs, Victorian armchairs or even Louis XVI armchairs, as well as the pros and cons of restoration versus conservation.

Everyone seems to have a favorite armchair and most people will be all too willing to talk about their beloved design. Whether that’s the unique Favela chair by Brazilian sibling furniture designers Fernando and Humberto Campana, who repurpose everyday objects to artful effect; or Marcel Breuer’s futuristic tubular metal Wassily lounge chair; the functionality-first LC series from Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret; or the Eames lounge chair of the mid-1950s created by Charles and Ray Eames, there is an iconic armchair for everyone and every purpose. Find yours on 1stDibs right now.