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Mid Century, Haussmann Armchair, Golden, by Robert & Trix Haussmann, Design 1964
Located in Stein am Rhein, CH
The Haussmann chair is a vibrant timeless piece of comfort and elegance. This unique three-leg chair premiered at the "Haussmann Expo 64" and was designed by Robert & Trix Haussma...
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2010s Hungarian Mid-Century Modern Seating

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Aluminum

Pierre Gautier-Delaye Dining Chairs, Mid-Century Modern, Beech, French Organic
Located in Antwerp, BE
Pierre Gautier-Delaye; Mid-Century Modern; French design; French furniture design; Beechwood; French organic; 1965; Mid-Century Modern set of eight "coffee bean" chairs by French ...
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1960s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

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Beech

Nuvolone Sofa by Rino Maturi, 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Nuvolone sofa is an original design furniture piece realized by Rino Maturi in the 1960s. Nuvolone modular sofa is made up of 4 armchairs and 1 corner sofa. Designer Rino Matur...
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1960s Italian Vintage Seating

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Leather

'Clam' Chair by Arnold Madsen for Madsen & Schubell, Denmark, 1944
Located in DE
"Clam" easy chair designed by Arnold Madsen, Denmark, 1944. Birch, lambskin and cognac colored leather buttons. Restored and new upholstery in sheepskin Excellent condition.
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1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Seating

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Lambskin, Leather, Birch

Hans Wegner GE 290 Chairs in Oak
Located in Epperstone, Nottinghamshire
Fantastic pair of GE290 lounge chairs designed by Hans Wegner for Getama, Denmark. Solid oak frames with wonderful grain pattern and original patina. Original sprung cushions, fully ...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Seating

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Oak

Pair of Original Lounge Chairs by Gastone Rinaldi Armchair DU 55 P, Italy, 1954
Located in Almelo, NL
Very beautiful and iconic pair of original lounge chairs designed by Gastone Rinaldi in 1954, Italy. The shape of the armchairs is sculptural, unique, and extraordinary: the two d...
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1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Textile, Oak

Set of 4 Curule Stools, France, 1950
Located in Catonvielle, FR
Set of 4 modernist stools in solid oak, France 1950. One example has two trapezoidal legs. Very good condition. Price per piece.
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Seating

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Oak

Poul M. Volther for Gemla Pair of ‘Korall’ Lounge Chairs in Teak and Fabric
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Poul M. Volther for Gemla, pair of lounge chairs model ‘Korall’, teak, fabric, Sweden, designed in 1959 Rare pair of ‘Korall’ lounge chairs by Danish designer Poul M. Volter and p...
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1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Seating

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Fabric, Teak

21st Century by Bartoli Design Lounge Chair Ergonomic Artisan Indoor-Outdoor
Located in Lecce, IT
Indoor-outdoor lounge chair, frame in round steel tube, seat and backrest in contoured round steel rod.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Post-Modern Seating

Materials

Steel

Pair of Danish Lounge Chairs in Original Black Leather
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pair of lounge chairs, leather, mahogany, Denmark, 1960s This set is quintessentially Danish. Comfortable, well made and simplistic in design yet rich in use of material and finishe...
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Leather, Wood

Modern Moroccan Style Outdoor Pouf Set Upholstered in Black & Shite Leather
Located in Porto, PT
Modern Moroccan Style Outdoor Pouf Set Upholstered in Black & Shite Leather Morocco pouf Morocco pouf is the wake-up call to the Moroccan style, where different details mutate into ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Leather

21st Century Modern Armchair Bouclé, Leather Upholstered & Nero Marquina Marble
Located in Porto, PT
21st century modern armchair bouclé, leather upholstered & nero marquina marble Alice armchair Alice armchair is a luxury armchair composed by exquisite materials. This eclectic arm...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Seating

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Marble

Fiorenza Armchair, by Franco Albini, 1950s
Located in Milano, IT
Design by Franco Albini, Arflex 1952 production.
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1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Wood

Danish Classic 1930s "Banana-Style" Settee or Bench in Red Velvet
Located in Ridgefield, CT
Classic, rare and very elegant Danish 1930s bench or settee in the style of Kaare Klint and Frits Henningsen. The settee is unmarked as was most often the case at the time it was pro...
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1930s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Wool, Mahogany

Pair 19thC English Mahogany Bobbin Chairs
Located in Leek, Staffordshire
Circa 1870 Pair 19thC English Mahogany Bobbin chairs for Upholstery A pair of exceptional examples. Measures: W41 x D37 x H84 cm.  
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Late 19th Century English Antique Seating

Materials

Mahogany

Lounge Chair MAA, Charles Pollock/George Nelson Associates, Herman Miller, 1958
Located in Munster, NRW
The MAA is the lounge chair version of the Swag leg chair series. Designed by Charles Pollock for George Nelsons Associates in 1954, this chair was only produced from 1958-1964. It i...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Metal

Plopp Standard Polished White Matt Color Aluminum Seating by Zieta
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Plopp stool is an icon and a bestseller of Zieta Prozessdesign. The unique, toy-looking and playful shape of Plopp is an effect of an innovative forming method – FIDU. FIDU technolog...
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21st Century and Contemporary Polish Seating

Materials

Aluminum

Alain Gaubert Sculptural Low Chair France 1950
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Rare low chair and stool in 1, design and made by Alain Gaubert, France 1950. This small and adjustable chair is by the designer Alain Gaubert. The form of this chair is truly unique...
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1950s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Beech

Aro Chair, Dark Blue by Ries
Located in Geneve, CH
Aro chair, dark blue by Ries Dimensions: W 60 x D 60 x H 67,5 cm Materials: round steel tube, high-density foam, and velvet upholstery Also Available: merlot, black, mika, ocea...
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2010s Argentine Modern Seating

Materials

Steel

Unique GB102 Walnut Chair Sculpted by Gregory Beson
Located in Geneve, CH
Unique GB102 Walnut Chair Sculpted by Gregory Beson Unique Dimensions: L 18" x W 16" x H 32" Materials: Walnut, polyurethane finish Available in domestic hardwoods. Custom finish...
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2010s American Modern Seating

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Walnut

Mid Century Modern Style Bamboo Mcguire Bar Stool, a Pair
Located in Plainview, NY
A Mid Century Modern style vintage Mcguire bar stools. The sturdy and quality stools are made bamboo featuring a brass foot rail, upholstered cushions with Ratan back. The stools are...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Paul McCobb Sectional Corner Sofa Custom Craft/ Planner Group Newly Upholstered
Located in Berlin, DE
Sectional corner sofa by Paul McCobb for Custom craft or Planner Group, US. Newly upholstered with fabric by Chase Erwin.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Fabric, Upholstery, Wood

Set of 4 Green Rey Chairs by Dietiker, a Swiss Icon since 1971
Located in Stein am Rhein, CH
Referred to as "the most successful piece of Swiss Furniture of all time" by the Swiss Museum of Design in Zurich, the Rey chair is a Swiss design icon since 1971. Designed by Br...
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2010s Hungarian Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Aluminum

Art Deco Style White Velvet Dining Chair in Gold Polished Stainless Steel
Located in Porto, PT
Art Deco style Hollywood Regency white velvet dining chair in gold polished stainless steel pina dining chair Pina dining chair is an art deco style armchair whose shape provides t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Art Deco Seating

Materials

Stainless Steel

Leather Gym Bench, 1950s
Located in Tochovice, CZ
Vintage leather gym bench from the 1950s. It is made from wood and thick cow leather. Good condition with patina.
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20th Century European Industrial Seating

Materials

Leather, Wood

Frameworks Marfa Sectional with Dark Brown Legs
Located in Dallas, TX
The Marfa low leg sofa and sectional takes shape from the rolling hills of west Texas as the interior arm subtly tapers from the top of the arm into the seat. The sofa lies upon a th...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Seating

Materials

Fabric, Leather

21st Century Modern Caju Armchair Handcrafted in Portugal by Greenapple
Located in Cartaxo, PT
21st Century Contemporary Modern Caju Armchair White Wool White Faux Fur Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. Caju Armchair Materials Wooden armchair upholstered in white...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

De Castro Chair Beech Dark Brown Stain Ruby Pink Cotton Velvet Ebony
Located in Cartaxo, PT
Wooden chair upholstered in ruby-pink cotton velvet with a vertical quilting effect on the back. Semi-circular backrest with an inset fillet of ebony veneer, high-gloss finish. Legs ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Brass

Mid Century Mushroom Armchair and Ottoman by Pierre Paulin for Artifort, 1960s
Located in Oud Beijerland, NL
Very comfortable and cosy Artifort Mushroom set, designed by Pierre Paulin in the 60’s. Covered with very soft and high quality bouclé fabric (Dedar Italy). The chair and pou...
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1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Bouclé

Glazy Chair, Gentle 373 by Royal Stranger
Located in Geneve, CH
Glazy chair, gentle 373 by Royal Stranger Dimensions: W 58 D 84 H 85 cm SH 50 SD 46 cm Materials: Upholstery Also available: Upholstery in all Royal Stranger’s fabric collection...
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2010s Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Brass

Italian Lacquered Armchairs in Beech and Leather
Located in Chicago, IL
Italian work pair of armchairs circa 1970. Lacquered beech wood and black leather. High modern design and aesthetics. Measures: 29.5” H x 20.0” W x 18.5” D.
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1970s Italian Minimalist Vintage Seating

Materials

Leather, Beech

Mid Century Modern - Rey Black Chair - by Bruno Rey - Design 1971
Located in Stein am Rhein, CH
Referred to as "the most successful piece of Swiss Furniture of all time" by the Swiss Museum of Design in Zurich, the Rey chair is a Swiss design icon since 1971. Designed by Brun...
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2010s Hungarian Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Aluminum

Folie Pouf by Dooq
By DOOQ
Located in Geneve, CH
Folie Pouf by Dooq Measures: Ø 64 cm 25” h 44 cm 17” Materials: upholstery and piping fabric or leather Dooq is a design company dedicated to celebrate the luxury of living. ...
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2010s Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Upholstery

Set of 2 'Sphere' Chairs by Boris Tabacoff for MMM, 1970s
Located in amstelveen, NL
Set of beautiful and rare ’Sphere’ lounge chairs. Designed by Boris Tabacoff in 1971. Manufactured by the French MMM. factory (Mobilier Modular Moderne) These chairs have a character...
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1970s European Space Age Vintage Seating

Materials

Bouclé, Lucite

21st Century Modern Anjos Chair with Armrests Leather Handcrafted by Greenapple
Located in Cartaxo, PT
21st century contemporary modern solid beech anjos chair with armrests light brown leather handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. Anjos chair materials Solid beech chai...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Beech, Oak, Leather, Wood

Vladimir Kagan Mom & Pop Rockstar Rocking Lounge Chairs in Ivory Bouclé c. 1990
Located in Saint Louis, MO
You rock in this pair of Vladimir Kagan Mom and Pop rocking lounge chairs newly professionally reupholstered in soft deliciously textured ivory white bouclé. Rock all day with some R...
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Early 2000s American Post-Modern Seating

Materials

Bouclé, Upholstery

21th Century Mid-Century Modern Armchair in White Velvet & Golden Details
Located in Porto, PT
21th Century Mid-Century Modern Armchair in White Velvet & Golden Details Kongo Armchair Kongo armchair is a Mid-Century Modern armchair. It’s an accent armchair, designed to add e...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Stainless Steel

Confonorm Set of Three Marbella Brutalist Bar Stools Spain, 1970
Located in Etten-Leur, NL
Fantastic set of three brutalist Marbella bar stools manufactured by Confonorm, Spain 1970. These stools are made of dark stained solid beech wood and they have a solid metal foot re...
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1970s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Beech

Art Deco Style Blue Velvet Dining Chair in Gold Polished Stainless Steel
Located in Porto, PT
Art Deco style Hollywood Regency blue velvet dining chair in gold polished stainless steel pina dining chair Pina Dining Chair is an Art Deco style armchair whose shape provides th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Art Deco Seating

Materials

Stainless Steel

Eleanor Chair with Armrests Wood Black Lacquered Textured Fabric Jacquard Velvet
Located in Cartaxo, PT
Wooden chair outer shell upholstered in jacquard velvet with a black pied de poule pattern and inner shell in a beige woven textured fabric. Legs in solid beech and lacquered in sati...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Leather, Bouclé, Oak, Fabric, Velvet, Beech

Double Bucket Stool, Wide Side Table or Seat with Bentwood Handle in Solid Ash
Located in Oakland, CA
The Double Bucket Stool is a generous single seat or side table. The third of four versions from the Bucket Stool Collection, a family of solid ash furniture featuring bentwood handl...
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2010s American Modern Seating

Materials

Brass

21th Century Modern Outdoor Daybed Sun Lounger Upholstered Black Leather
Located in Porto, PT
Modern Outdoor Daybed Sun Lounger Upholstered Black Leather Mykonos daybed Mykonos daybed the perfect outdoor furniture piece. Mykonos is your summer romance. The curvy and opulent ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Stainless Steel

Vladimir Kagan Juno Wingback Recliner Chairs in Soft Ivory White Bouclé
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Stately Post Modern Pair of Vladimir Kagan Wingback reclining chairs made by American Leather professionally reupholstered in super soft Ivory White bouclé. New cushioning and lots o...
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1990s American Post-Modern Seating

Materials

Bouclé, Upholstery

1930's Rattan Porters Chair
Located in Brecht, BE
A huge and very decorative 1930's porters chair.
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Early 20th Century British Seating

Materials

Fabric, Rattan

No. 280 Freeplay Hand-Knotted Rug by Lyk Carpet
Located in Geneve, CH
No. 280 Freeplay hand-knotted rug by Lyk Carpet Dimensions: 90 x 180 cm Materials: 100% tibetan highland-wool, new pure hand-combed and hand-spun wool, natural vegetable-dyed wool,...
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2010s French Modern Seating

Materials

Fabric, Foam, Plywood

21st Century Neoclassical Genebra Armchair Handcrafted in Portugal by Greenapple
Located in Cartaxo, PT
21st century contemporary neoclassical Genebra armchair dark blue velvet handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. Genebra armchair materials Wooden armchair upholstered i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Neoclassical Seating

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Marcel Breuer D4 Folding Chair Tecta Germany Black Canvas, Chromed Tubular Metal
Located in Bergen op Zoom, NL
This Marcel Breuer Tecta D4 (also knows as B4) folding chair has a unique provenance It comes from the bespoke interior of renowned Dutch Graphic Designer Wim Crouwel and his wife...
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1930s German Bauhaus Vintage Seating

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Modern Red Velvet Sofa with Side Table in Gold Polished Stainless Steel Details
Located in Porto, PT
Modern red velvet sofa with side table in gold polished stainless steel details Vonkli sofa Vonkli sofa is a modern sofa with a chaise longue that includes a side table, and a book ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Marble, Brass

Folie Sofa by Dooq
By DOOQ
Located in Geneve, CH
Folie sofa by Dooq Measures: W 140 cm 55” (also available in 180cm, or made to order in other dimensions) D 85 cm 33” H 75 cm 30” Seat height 42 cm 17 Materials: Upholstery an...
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2010s Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Fabric

Rustic Wabi-Sabi Stool with Arm Rests, England, 1890's, Romantic, Organic
Located in Antwerp, BE
Rustic; Wabi-sabi; Stool; Footstool; Armchair; Ottoman; Wooden chair; Armchair; 1890's; Contemporary influences; Romantic; Organic furniture design; Natural furniture design; Orienta...
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1890s English Rustic Antique Seating

Materials

Wood

21st Century Modern Caju Armchair Handcrafted in Portugal by Greenapple
Located in Cartaxo, PT
21st century contemporary modern Caju armchair blue-green jacquard velvet handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. Caju armchair materials Wooden armchair upholstered in ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Brass

Flemming Lassen Settee in Beige Sheepskin, 1940s
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Flemming Lassen, two-seat settee for master cabinetmaker Jacob Kjær, Copenhagen. Beige sheepskin upholstery and ash legs. Designed, 1940. Please view 1stdibs item reference number L...
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1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Sheepskin

Art Deco Style Modern Velvet Bar Chair or Counter Hight and Golden Details
Located in Porto, PT
Art Deco Style Modern Pattern Velvet Bar Chair or Counter Hight and Golden Details Joanne Bar Chair Joanne chair is a mid-century-style bar chair. It will enhance any space, improvi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Stainless Steel

Spring Chaise by Front
Located in Geneve, CH
Spring chaise by Front Dimensions: W 58 x D 57.7 x H 78.3 cm Materials: Fabric The Spring chair plays the shift, the surprise with its boldly colored red spring that invites its...
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2010s French Modern Seating

Materials

Other

21st Century Modern White Armchair Bouclé Lacquered in Gloss
Located in Porto, PT
21st century modern white armchair bouclé lacquered in gloss Alice armchair Alice armchair is a luxury armchair composed by exquisite materials. This eclectic armchair is perfect fo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Marble

Mid-Century Style Orange Velvet Armchair Cactus Shape with Gold Swivel Base
Located in Porto, PT
Mid-Century Modern Orange Velvet Armchair Cactus Shape with Gold Swivel Base Ajui armchair Ajui armchair is a luxury armchair that features an artsy interpretation of a cactus and a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Stainless Steel

21th Century Contemporary Leather Stool Pink & White and Gold Details
Located in Porto, PT
21th Century Contemporary Leather Stool Pink & White and Gold Details Bombom stool Enliven any interior with the beautifully bold bombom stool. Adding a focal feature to any interi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Stainless Steel

Aluminum Group Desk Chairs by Charles Eames for Herman Miller, Signed
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This classic and stylish 'Aluminum Group' executive desk chair by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Signed underneath seat with Herman Miller labels and production date Septem...
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Aluminum

Antique, New and Vintage Seating

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.