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Midcentury Style Upholstered Armed Bench
By Mid Century Antiques
Located in New York, NY
Two arm custom made midcentury style bench with brass legs, buttons and seaming. This piece is showroom sample and available for immediate purchase. Can also be custom ordered in any...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Brass

  • Midcentury Style Upholstered Armed Bench
  • Midcentury Style Upholstered Armed Bench
  • Midcentury Style Upholstered Armed Bench
  • Midcentury Style Upholstered Armed Bench
H 29.5 in. W 58 in. D 22 in.
Pair of American Mid-Century Modern Rounded Back Armchairs in Purple Velvet
Located in Buchanan, NY
Pair of American, 1950s midcentury armchairs, recently ebonized and upholstered in lavender velvet.
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Vintage 1950s American Armchairs

Set Of Three Mid-Century White Faux-Suede Bar Stools
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Set of Three Mid-Century White Faux-Suede Bar Stools 3 large sturdy bar stool on wooden and chrome legs. Newly upholstered in white spill-proof faux suede.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Suede, Wood

Original Marco Zanuso Lady Sofa, Arflex, Italy, 1960s
By Marco Zanuso, Arflex
Located in London, GB
A very rare authentic early Marco Zanuso Lady sofa, Arflex, France/Italy, 1960s. Newly reupholstered in premium ivory Larsen / Cowtan and Tout fabric. We continue to offer fast, tr...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Petrol Velvet and Metal Daybed, the Netherlands, 1960s
By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Midcentury velvet and metal daybed, the Netherlands, 1960s. Black metal frame and cushion with new dark green velvet upholstery and cushion. Measures: Width 73 cm Length 186...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

Materials

Metal

Grey Velvet Italian Armchair in the Style of Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in Wolfurt, AT
Italian armchair in the style of Gio Ponti. Italy 1950s. Upholstery in grey velvet.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Light Rose Ico Parisi Armchair, 1950s, Italy
By Ico Parisi, Ariberto Colombo
Located in Wolfurt, AT
This armchair was in Italy in 1951 designed by Ico Parisi and manufactured by Ariberto Colombo. The massive chair had been re-upholstered in their past with a light rose coloured cov...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Light Rose Ico Parisi Armchair, 1950s, Italy
  • Light Rose Ico Parisi Armchair, 1950s, Italy
  • Light Rose Ico Parisi Armchair, 1950s, Italy
  • Light Rose Ico Parisi Armchair, 1950s, Italy
H 37.01 in. W 29.53 in. D 28.35 in.
1950s Flag Halyard Lounge Chair by Hans Wegner 'a'
By Hans J. Wegner, Børge Mogensen, GETAMA
Located in Frankfurt, Hessen, DE
GE225, flag halyard lounge chair, metal, leather by Hans Wegner, Denmark, 1950. The flag halyard chair has a white lacquered base so that it is visible as a supporting part. The s...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

  • 1950s Flag Halyard Lounge Chair by Hans Wegner 'a'
  • 1950s Flag Halyard Lounge Chair by Hans Wegner 'a'
  • 1950s Flag Halyard Lounge Chair by Hans Wegner 'a'
  • 1950s Flag Halyard Lounge Chair by Hans Wegner 'a'
H 31.5 in. W 40.95 in. D 47.25 in.
Wingback Chair, Design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Wolfurt, AT
Wingback chair, design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s. The chair has the original covering.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Wingback Chair, Design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s
  • Wingback Chair, Design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s
  • Wingback Chair, Design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s
  • Wingback Chair, Design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s
H 41.74 in. W 27.96 in. D 35.44 in.
Mexican Iron and Caned Chair
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Iron and caned chairs, the seat and backrest are handmade with cane, the painting is original and apparently over time they were painted a couple of times, the original vintage finis...
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Vintage 1960s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Iron

  • Mexican Iron and Caned Chair
  • Mexican Iron and Caned Chair
  • Mexican Iron and Caned Chair
  • Mexican Iron and Caned Chair
H 29.93 in. W 18.9 in. D 19.69 in.
Pair of Alvar Aalto Style Bent Plywood Lounge Chairs by Pastoe
By Cees Braakman, Pastoe
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of lounge chairs newly upholstered in natural canvas by Cees Braakman for Pastoe. Bent natural plywood frame in the style of Alvar Aalto. In good original condition with some si...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Birch, Canvas

Vintage De Sede DS 47 Leather Armchair, Switzerland, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US Continent customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you an ultra rare vintage De Sede DS 47 armchair. Hand built in the 1...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Coleman Stool, Natural Steel and Walnut, 54 Variations
By Greta de Parry
Located in Chicago, IL
The Coleman stool is a sophisticated design that blends mixed materials, color, and geometry to create a distinctive seating option. First released in 2010, it was awarded a Best Fur...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Concrete, Steel

Coleman Stool, Natural Steel and Walnut, 54 Variations
By Greta de Parry
Located in Chicago, IL
The Coleman stool is a sophisticated design that blends mixed materials, color, and geometry to create a distinctive seating option. First released in 2010, it was awarded a Best Fur...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Concrete, Steel

Pair of Pink Italian Armchairs and Sofa Paolo Buffa Style, 1950s
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Rome, IT
Delicious set of pink painted wood frames lounge chairs or armchairs with deep seat. Upholstered with flower design in a very good vintage condition.     
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood

Six Midcentury French Dining Chairs Art Deco all Original in Good Condition
Located in FR
Set of six French midcentury dining chairs Art Deco Handsome set strong and sturdy as well as comfortable In very good vintage condition. Measures: Seat height 46cms 18.1 inches H 98...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Six Midcentury Dining Chairs French Upholstered Easy to Recover
Located in FR
Six dining chairs midcentury French, circa 1970 Makers label Superb shape Upholstered and covered in red fabric if you would like a quote to do this please ask for details Unusual...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Six Dining Chairs Art Deco Empire Rev French Upholstered style of Andre Arbus
Located in FR
Six dining chairs Art Deco Empire revival French, circa 1940-1960 Mid Century manner of Andre Arbus Upholstered and ebonised wood With brass feet and side roundels These will be sen...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Stacking School or Restaurant Chairs with Multicolored Seats
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful multicolored stacking school or restaurant chairs with black enameled metal frames. In good overall condition with some enamel wear and scratching consistent with age and u...
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Vintage 1980s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Metal

Charles Eames for Herman Miller Soft Pad Swivel Lounge Chairs, 1970s, Signed
By Herman Miller, Charles Eames, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Incredible black leather on this set of five (5) early year production, very collectible, Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller high-back executive soft pad swivel lounge chairs. T...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Black Lacquer Wooden and Velvet Lounge Armchair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Black lacquer wooden feet with brass finish and psychedelic velvet lounge armchair Mid-Century Modern style.
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Brass

  • Black Lacquer Wooden and Velvet Lounge Armchair
  • Black Lacquer Wooden and Velvet Lounge Armchair
  • Black Lacquer Wooden and Velvet Lounge Armchair
  • Black Lacquer Wooden and Velvet Lounge Armchair
H 30.71 in. W 26.78 in. D 27.56 in.
Golden Steel and Deep Blue Velvet Armchair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Golden steel and deep blue velvet lounge armchair Mid-Century Modern style and Art Deco Looking.
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

  • Golden Steel and Deep Blue Velvet Armchair
  • Golden Steel and Deep Blue Velvet Armchair
  • Golden Steel and Deep Blue Velvet Armchair
  • Golden Steel and Deep Blue Velvet Armchair
H 29.93 in. W 18.9 in. D 20.48 in.
Golden Steel and Deep Blue Velvet Lounge Armchair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Golden steel and deep blue velvet lounge armchair Mid-Century Modern style and Art Deco Looking.
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Steel

  • Golden Steel and Deep Blue Velvet Lounge Armchair
  • Golden Steel and Deep Blue Velvet Lounge Armchair
  • Golden Steel and Deep Blue Velvet Lounge Armchair
  • Golden Steel and Deep Blue Velvet Lounge Armchair
H 27.56 in. W 25.6 in. D 23.63 in.
Osvaldo Borsani Boomerang curved grey velvet Sofa mid-century modern Italian
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Barcelona, ES
Curved sofa Manufactured by l’Atelier di Varedo, Italy. Italy, 1947 Chesnut and upholstered in grey velvet Measurements 225 cm x 130 cm x 85h cm. 88,5 in x 51,18 in x 33,46h in. Li...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

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

Materials

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

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Mid-Century Modern De Sede Black Leather Patchwork DS80 Pouf, 1970s Switzerland
By De Sede
Located in Vienna, AT
Unique and decorative handmade De Sede DS-80 pouf from 1970s. The pouf is in very good condition with lovely patina, very high seating comfort. Design period: 1950-1980 Year of ...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Footstools

Materials

Leather

Stools, Mid-20th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Pair of stools on short conical wooden legs with a trapezoidal seat. The stools were reupholstered with a high-quality, black and white fabric by designer Eley Kishimoto.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Stools, Mid-20th Century
  • Stools, Mid-20th Century
  • Stools, Mid-20th Century
  • Stools, Mid-20th Century
H 15.36 in. W 19.69 in. D 15.75 in.
Rattan and Wooden Lounge and Outdoor Seating Set of 4 Armchairs
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Superb, unique, genuine this garden lounge set in wood and rattan is graphic. You dream of a different garden, design and original and in addition vintage? Take a seat on these extra...
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Mid-20th Century African Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Bamboo, Rattan, Wood

Italian Mid-Century Dining Chairs Paolo Buffa Style, Set of Six, 1950s
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Traversetolo, IT
For your consideration this gorgeous set of six dining Chairs characterized by elegant lines, attributable to the design of Paolo Buffa. The structures, despite their slenderness, ar...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Faux Leather, Wood

French Mid-Century Campaign Style Black Leather Ottoman
Located in New York, NY
French Mid-Century modern Neo-classic campaign style steel & brass trimmed ottoman with cross leg design and black leather seat. (Related item: GRS054).
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass, Steel

Modern Hide-Covered and Chrome Footstool
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Modern hide-covered and chrome footstool, rectangular with a tufted black and brown hide top mounted on a chrome base with curved feet and a stretcher, slatted bottom of the seat. ...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Stools

Italian Modern High Back Armchair, Italy
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Hollywood, FL
High back armchair of sculptural form with round tapering legs from the Hotel Presidential, Lake Como, possibly Paolo Buffa.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

  • Italian Modern High Back Armchair, Italy
  • Italian Modern High Back Armchair, Italy
  • Italian Modern High Back Armchair, Italy
  • Italian Modern High Back Armchair, Italy
H 37.5 in. W 29 in. D 32 in.
Midcentury Modern De Sede Style Cognac Leather Patchwork Bean Bag, 1970s, Italy
By De Sede
Located in Vienna, AT
Unique and decorative handmade Italian 1970s beanbag in the style of De Sede. The bag is in very good condition with lovely patina - very high seating comfort. Design period: 1950...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Footstools

Materials

Leather

Modern Lounge Chair Designed by Mel Smilow
By Mel Smilow
Located in Atlanta, GA
Danish modern style walnut lounge chair designed by Mel Smilow for his company Smilow-Thielle, American, circa 1950s. Signed under the seat. It has been refinished and reupholstered ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Walnut, Upholstery

  • Modern Lounge Chair Designed by Mel Smilow
  • Modern Lounge Chair Designed by Mel Smilow
  • Modern Lounge Chair Designed by Mel Smilow
  • Modern Lounge Chair Designed by Mel Smilow
H 28 in. W 29 in. D 29.75 in.
Martin Visser for ’t Spectrum Wool and Wenge Lounge Chair sz74, Dutch Modern
By Coen de Vries, Martin Visser, 't Spectrum Bergeijk
Located in Amsterdam, NL
White wool and wenge lounge chair by Martin Visser for ’t Spectrum model sz74, The Netherlands 1969. Martin Visser was one of the leading Dutch designers of the mid-century together...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wenge, Fabric

Set of 6 Italian Modern Walnut Dining Chairs, Borsani
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Hollywood, FL
The rounded backs with pierced area on tapering splayed legs, each with label to inside of seat frame, Borsani atelier.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Midcentury Danish Modern Niels Otto Møller Model 65 Leather Armchairs, Set of 8
By Niels Otto Møller
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Set of eight exotic rosewood and leather armchairs designed by Niels Otto Møller for T.L. Moller of Denmark, chair model #65. Gorgeous, elegant chairs with sleek lines and amazing w...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Rosewood, Leather

Midcentury Brazilian "MP-13" Sofa in Jatobá by Percival Lafer, 1970s
By Percival Lafer
Located in Sao Paulo, SP
Midcentury Brazilian "MP-13" sofa in Jatobá by Percival Lafer, 1970s Its entire base is built in solid Brazilian wood Jatoba. All upholstery is suede with buttons delicately carve...
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Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Suede, Rosewood

1960 Set of Retro White Leather Minimalistic Teak Lounge Chairs
Located in Cowthorpe, North Yorkshire
Lovely chairs newly upholstered in white Italian leather, clean minimal 1960s lines make for that Classic retro look. Lovely set of two of these minimalistic lounge chairs frame and ...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Teak

Pierre Chapo S28 Chair Chapo SA, France, 1972, 4 available
By Pierre Chapo
Located in London, GB
Set of four Pierre Chapo S28 dining chairs made from solid elmwood, designed in 1972, produced late 20th century. The S28 was inspired by Chapo’s travels to Alsace. He wanted to rein...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Elm

Patrician Sleek Midcentury Steel Sled Base Tufted Gallery Sofa Saddle Naugahyde
By Patrician Furniture Co
Located in Hudson, NY
Gorgeous example of Mid-Century Modern in a sleek and sturdy sofa. Great for home, office, or gallery. A luggage or camel colored tufted Naugahyde upholstery with a steel frame. Simp...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Steel

Set of 4 Kai Kristiansen Compass Chairs, Danish Design, after Renovation
By Kai Kristiansen
Located in Chorzów, PL
This set of four rosewood "Compass" chairs was designed by well-known Danish designer Kai Kristiansen. They were manufactured in Denmark in the 1960s. The chairs have been renovated....
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Rosewood

Two Norwegian Bambi-Chairs Model 63 Made by Gustav Bahus, Des. Rastad & Relling
By Adolf Relling and Rolf Rastad
Located in Vienna, Vienna
Two armchairs, Norwegian Bambi-chair model 63 made by Gustav Bahus, design Rastad & Relling. Denmark, 1950. Solid teak, black leather. Measures: Height (80cm), width (58cm), de...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Wood, Teak, Leather

Set of Four Paul Evans Sculpted Bronze Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Set of four Paul Evans chairs. Frames have a Brutalist, sculpted bronze pattern. Stamped "PE" on bottom.
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Bronze

Italian 1960s Chrome and Lucite Plia Folding Chairs by G. Piretti for Castelli
By Anonima Castelli, Giancarlo Piretti
Located in Vienna, AT
Set of four iconic Italian Mid-Century Modern folding chairs in Lucite and chrome, designed by Giancarlo Piretti 1967 for Anonima Castelli, Italy. The Plia folding chair is a real de...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

20th Century, Red Pair of Beech Armchairs, Original condition, Czechia, 1960s
Located in Horomerice, CZ
Pair of midcentury armchairs. Original preserved condition Source: Czechia Material: Beech Period: 1960-1969.
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood, Beech

20th Century, Green Pair of Beech Armchairs, Czechia, 1950s, Completely Restored
Located in Horomerice, CZ
Pair of midcentury armchairs. Completely restored (wood and upholstery) Source: Czechia Material: Beech Period: 1950-1959.  
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood, Beech

Set of Six Rattan and Wooden Flower Chairs
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Set of six rattan and wooden flower chairs: flower petal shaped seats, on wooden feets. They will be perfect on your terrace, in your veranda, your winter garden, around the dining t...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Rattan, Wood

  • Set of Six Rattan and Wooden Flower Chairs
  • Set of Six Rattan and Wooden Flower Chairs
  • Set of Six Rattan and Wooden Flower Chairs
  • Set of Six Rattan and Wooden Flower Chairs
H 37.41 in. W 29.93 in. D 24.41 in.
Set of Six Midcentury Alvar Aalto Chairs by Artek, Model 45
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in Lejre, DK
Set of six Alvar Aalto armchairs model no. 45 in beech and canvas. Designed in 1947 for Artek. Great original condition.
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Vintage 1940s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Canvas, Beech

Two Sculptural Fiberglass Chairs by Jean Dudon, France, 1970
By Jean Dudon
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Pair of “his and hers” chairs designed in 1970 by Jean Dudon and made of molded fiberglass with a gel coated finish one in orange the other in off-white Documented in "La Côte du De...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Rattan and Black Metal Armchair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Everyone talks about it, some dream it, everyone wants it, they are very difficult to find and yet it is there, before your eyes; this rattan lounge chair in the style of Janine Abra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

  • Rattan and Black Metal Armchair
  • Rattan and Black Metal Armchair
  • Rattan and Black Metal Armchair
  • Rattan and Black Metal Armchair
H 33.86 in. W 37.8 in. D 25.99 in.
Set of Four Mahogany Wood and Rattan Flower Armchairs
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Set of four gorgeous armchairs: rattan flower petal shaped seats, on mahogany wooden feets. They will be perfect on your terrace, in your veranda, around the swimming pool or the din...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Rattan, Wood

Wooden and Rattan Flower Shaped Chair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Gorgeous chair: rattan flower shaped seat, on wooden feet. Perfect on your terrace, in your veranda, around the swimming pool or the dining table. Poetic, elegant, aerial.
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Rattan, Wood

  • Wooden and Rattan Flower Shaped Chair
  • Wooden and Rattan Flower Shaped Chair
  • Wooden and Rattan Flower Shaped Chair
  • Wooden and Rattan Flower Shaped Chair
H 37.41 in. W 29.93 in. D 25.6 in.
Mahogany Wooden Feet and Rattan Flower Armchair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Gorgeous armchair: rattan flower petal shaped seat, on mahogany wooden feet. Perfect on your terrace, in your veranda, around the swimming pool or the dining table. Poetic, elegant, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Rattan, Wood

  • Mahogany Wooden Feet and Rattan Flower Armchair
  • Mahogany Wooden Feet and Rattan Flower Armchair
  • Mahogany Wooden Feet and Rattan Flower Armchair
  • Mahogany Wooden Feet and Rattan Flower Armchair
H 38.19 in. W 28.35 in. D 24.41 in.
Egon Eiermann, Plywood Chair SE 42, Germany 1955 Early Edition Wilde & Spieth
By Wilde + Spieth, Egon Eiermann
Located in Munster, NRW
Early example of Egon Eiermann SE 42 chair for Wilde & Spieth made out of plywood in beech. The curved seat and back promise a very comfortable seating. The chair comes in beauti...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Beech, Plywood

Moon Stool by Sun at Six, Sienna, Minimalist Counter Stool in Oak wood
By Sun at Six
Located in San Jose, CA
Sun at Six is a contemporary furniture design studio that works with traditional Chinese joinery masters to handcraft our pieces using traditional joinery. The moon stool is a counte...
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2010s Chinese Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Oak

Moon Stool by Sun at Six, Nude, Minimalist Counter Stool in Oakwood
By Sun at Six
Located in San Jose, CA
Sun at Six is a contemporary furniture design studio that works with traditional Chinese joinery masters to handcraft our pieces using traditional joinery. The moon stool is a counte...
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2010s Chinese Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Oak

Set of Six Black and White Resin Stackable Armchairs
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Set of six warm white and black braided resin armchairs indoor/outdoor. They will be perfect on your terrace, in your veranda, your winter garden, even around the dining table! Desig...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Resin

  • Set of Six Black and White Resin Stackable Armchairs
  • Set of Six Black and White Resin Stackable Armchairs
  • Set of Six Black and White Resin Stackable Armchairs
  • Set of Six Black and White Resin Stackable Armchairs
H 33.08 in. W 22.45 in. D 23.23 in.
Swedish Bench in Pine by Sven Larsson
By Sven Larsson
Located in Karlstad, SE
Sven Larsson is one of the Swedish pioneers of the robust pine furniture era that started in the late 1960s and grew popular in the 1970s. With a great feeling for details and qualit...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Pine

  • Swedish Bench in Pine by Sven Larsson
  • Swedish Bench in Pine by Sven Larsson
  • Swedish Bench in Pine by Sven Larsson
  • Swedish Bench in Pine by Sven Larsson
H 13.78 in. W 55.12 in. D 19.69 in.
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Midcentury Modern Seating For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic piece of midcentury modern seating available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, fabric and metal, every item from our selection of midcentury modern seating was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a choice in our collection of midcentury modern seating, we have 6616 options in-stock, while there are 132 modern editions to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for newer or older items, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. An object in our assortment of midcentury modern seating made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Scandinavian Modern — is very popular. A well-made option in this array of midcentury modern seating has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Fritz Hansen, Herman Miller and Knoll are consistently popular.

How Much is a Midcentury Modern Seating?

A piece of midcentury modern seating can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,830, while the lowest priced sells for $1 and the highest can go for as much as $82,000.

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 antique and vintage seating cannot be overstated.

Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other lounge furniture — 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 furnishings in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other items — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring official 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.