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Custom Upholstered French 1940s Sofa
By Edition Modern
Located in New York, NY
Sofa purchased from Edition Modern, French 1940s Style. Recently Custom Upholstered in new Holly
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2010s American Sofas

Materials

Bouclé

Custom Upholstered French 1940s Sofa
Custom Upholstered French 1940s Sofa
H 32 in W 108 in D 54 in
Ludvig Pontoppidan 1940s Sofa In Azure Wool
By Ludvig Pontoppidan
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Denmark Designer: Ludvig Pontoppidan Manufacturer: Ludvig Pontoppidan Era: 1940s Materials
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Beech, Wool

Italian 1940s Sofa Attributed to Guglielmo Ulrich
By Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in London, GB
A beautiful long sofa attributed to Guglielmo Ulrich, the master of Italian classicism. This sofa
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Wood

1940s Sofa Set by Theo Ruth for Artifort
By Artifort, Theo Ruth
Located in Leuven, Vlaams Gewest
permanent designer at Artifort furniture. 1940s - Netherlands The chairs are beautiful made with
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Vintage 1940s Dutch Sofas

Materials

Leather, Oak

1940s Sofa Set by Theo Ruth for Artifort
1940s Sofa Set by Theo Ruth for Artifort
H 32.68 in W 63 in D 21.26 in
Danish Midcentury 1940s Sofa or Settee with Open Armrests by Alfred Christensen
By Alfred Christensen, Slagelse Mobelvaerk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Fantastic 1940s Alfred Christensen designed sofa in his characteristic style of open armrests
Category

Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

1940s Sofa Designed by Peter Hvidt for Fritz Hansen Fabric by Soane Britain
By Fritz Hansen, Peter Hvidt
Located in Uxbridge, GB
the Mid 1940s. The sofa has been upholstered in Persian Flower fabric, a Linen Stone Fabric by Soane
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Birch, Linen

1940s Curved Sofa
Located in Stockholm, SE
Large 1940s sofa, in a generous, curved design. Round, chunky wooden legs, bouclé fabric upholstery
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Bouclé, Wood

1940s Curved Sofa
1940s Curved Sofa
H 30.71 in W 98.43 in D 35.44 in
Fritz Hansen Attributed 1940s Sofa or Settee with Open Armrests
By Fritz Hansen, Frits Hansen/Soren Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Fantastic 1940s Fritz Hansen sofa designed by Soren Hansen in the company's characteristic style of
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Loveseats

Materials

Wool, Beech

Danish 1940s Sofa with Open Armrests by Alfred Christensen for Slagelse
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk, Alfred Christensen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Fantastic 1940s Alfred Christensen designed sofa in his characteristic style of open armrests
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Settees

Materials

Elm, Mohair

Danish 1940s Sofa in Lambswool with Armrests in Carved Elm by Alfred Christensen
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk, Alfred Christensen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Fantastic 1940s Alfred Christensen designed sofa in his characteristic style of semi-open armrests
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Settees

Materials

Elm, Wool

1950s Restored 3/4 3-Strand Pretzel Rattan Living Room Set- 3 Pieces
Located in Van Nuys, CA
matching ottoman. Reminiscent of the sofas done by Paul Frankl in the 1940s. Sofa: 28" Tall X 74" Wide X
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Two-Seater Sofa by Otto Schulz 'Attr.' for Boet, Sweden, 1940s
By Otto Schulz
Located in Utrecht, NL
history. The design of this 1940s sofa combines function and aesthetics, keeping the form in service of
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

1940’s Curved Danish Sofa
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Turners Falls, MA
1940’s Curved Danish Sofa. Classic elegant form with colorful velvet upholstery. Birch legs.
Category

Mid-20th Century Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet

1940’s Curved Danish Sofa
1940’s Curved Danish Sofa
H 28.5 in W 79 in D 35 in
1940's Ludvig Pontoppidan Sofa
By Ludvig Pontoppidan
Located in Epperstone, Nottinghamshire
Wonderful sofa by Ludvig Pontoppidan, 1940’s Denmark. Refurbished and reupholstered in a beautiful
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Linen, Wood

1940's Ludvig Pontoppidan Sofa
1940's Ludvig Pontoppidan Sofa
H 30.71 in W 63 in D 31.5 in
1940’s Curved Danish Sofa
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Turners Falls, MA
1940’s Danish Curved Sofa. Red velvet upholstery. Beech wood legs. Delivery to NYC area available
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet

1940’s Curved Danish Sofa
1940’s Curved Danish Sofa
H 32.5 in W 63 in D 32 in
1940's French Upholstered Sofa
Located in Houston, TX
The 1940s French Upholstered Sofa epitomizes the epitome of sophistication and timeless elegance
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

1940's French Upholstered Sofa
1940's French Upholstered Sofa
H 40 in W 60.5 in D 26 in
Frits Henningsen Danish Mahogany Sofa, c. 1940's
By Frits Henningsen
Located in Norwalk, CT
Henningsen (1889–1965), c. 1940's. Both the proprietor of a furniture-making workshop with a team of
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Mahogany

Swedish Modern Sofa by Carl Malmsten 1940's
By Carl Malmsten
Located in Örebro, SE
Rare Swedish modern sofa with lovely shape, by Carl Malmsten ca -1940's. Good vintage condition
Category

Vintage 1940s Swedish Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Birch

Swedish Modern Sofa by Carl Malmsten 1940's
Swedish Modern Sofa by Carl Malmsten 1940's
H 29.53 in W 66.93 in D 27.56 in
Slagelse Danish Sculpted Mohair Banana Sofa, c. 1940's
By Slagelse Mobelvaerk
Located in Norwalk, CT
Sofa, brought to life in the 1940s by the renowned Slagelse. This exquisite piece effortlessly
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Oak, Mohair

Manner of Flemming Lassen Danish Mid-Century Sofa, c. 1940's
By Flemming Lassen
Located in Norwalk, CT
history, luxury, and artistry, this Manner of Flemming Lassen Danish Mid-Century Sofa from the 1940s is
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Oak

1940s Italian Sycamore Sofa
By Gio Ponti
Located in Cathedral City, CA
1940s Italian sofa sycamore frame and brass detail in the style of Gio Ponti.
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric

1940s Italian Sycamore Sofa
1940s Italian Sycamore Sofa
H 35 in W 72 in D 20 in
Danish Loveseat or Small Sofa with Open Elmwood Armrests, 1940's
By Alfred Christensen, Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful and very unique pair of Danish 1940s lounge chair with nicely carved armrest in blond
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Elm

Danish Cabinetmaker Banana Sofa Lambskin Sofa, 1940s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Danish cabinetmaker banana sofa new upholstered with lambskin. Legs of beech. Made in the 1940s.
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Lambskin, Beech

1940's ENGLISH HAND DYED RESTORED WHISKY BROWN LEATHER CHESTERFIELD CLUB SOFA
By Chesterfield
Located in GB
original 1940’s Whisky brown leather Chesterfield club sofa in newly restored condition with feather filled
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Vintage 1940s English Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Leather

Märta Blomstedt Sofa, Finland, 1940s
By Märta Blomstedt
Located in The Hague, NL
This rare sofa was designed by Märta Blomstedt and produced in Finland in the 1940s. The sofa has
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Vintage 1940s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Birch, Bouclé

Märta Blomstedt Sofa, Finland, 1940s
Märta Blomstedt Sofa, Finland, 1940s
H 31.5 in W 71.66 in D 31.89 in
Osvaldo Borsani sofa, Italy, 1940s
By Arredamenti Borsani, Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Chiavari, Liguria
Originating from Italy in the 1940s, the aesthetically refined sofa designed by renowned Italian
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Vintage 1940s Italian Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Osvaldo Borsani sofa, Italy, 1940s
Osvaldo Borsani sofa, Italy, 1940s
H 32.68 in W 78.75 in D 44.49 in
Swedish Modern Sofa, Sweden 1940s
Located in Utrecht, NL
the 1940s, where functionalism was replaced by a freer and more artistic ideal. Swedish Modern
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Swedish Modern Sofa, Sweden 1940s
Swedish Modern Sofa, Sweden 1940s
H 31.89 in W 74.81 in D 37.8 in
Curved Danish Sheepskin Sofa, 1940s
By Viggo Boesen
Located in Stockholm, SE
Beautiful sofa produced in Denmark, 1940s, designer unknown. Professionally reupholstered in high
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Sheepskin

Curved Danish Sheepskin Sofa, 1940s
Curved Danish Sheepskin Sofa, 1940s
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H 27.56 in W 64.97 in D 33.47 in
Two-Seat Sofa, France, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
Two-seat sofa with a white-washed wooden base with classical rosette carvings and tapered legs
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Vintage 1940s French French Provincial Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Two-Seat Sofa, France, 1940s
Two-Seat Sofa, France, 1940s
H 33.5 in W 54 in D 35 in
Rare Danish Mid-Century Sofa, 1940s
Located in Lejre, DK
Comfortable sofa in velvet, designed and made in Denmark 1940s. Original condition.
Category

Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Beech

Rare Danish Mid-Century Sofa, 1940s
Rare Danish Mid-Century Sofa, 1940s
H 33.47 in W 51.19 in D 23.63 in
Danish Blue Velvet Banana Sofa, 1940s
Located in ŚWINOUJŚCIE, 32
Danish Cabinetmaker Banana Curved Sofa, 1940s. Banana shaped curved sofa in blue velvet, made in
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Danish Blue Velvet Banana Sofa, 1940s
Danish Blue Velvet Banana Sofa, 1940s
H 29.53 in W 70.87 in D 33.47 in
Hollywood Regency Two Piece Sofa, 1940s
By Dorothy Draper
Located in Hamburg, PA
exceptional sofa is reminiscent of the designs of Dorothy Draper from the 1940s. The frame is solid and
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Vintage 1940s American Hollywood Regency Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Danish Curved Couch Sofa Fritz Hansen Style, 1940s for Reupholstery
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Aarhus C, DK
Curved couch or sofa in Fritz Hansen style from the 1940´s. The feets are made of dark stained
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Vintage 1940s Danish Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Carl-Johan Boman, Finnish 1940's curved sofa for Boman Oy
By Boman OY, Carl-Johan Boman
Located in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi
Introducing the Carl-Johan Boman Finnish 1940's curved sofa, a classic piece of Scandinavian modern
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Vintage 1940s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Birch

Carl Cederholm, Sofa, Fabric, Wood, Sweden, 1940s
By Carl Cederholm
Located in High Point, NC
A green fabric and dark-stained wood sofa designed by Carl Cederholm and produced by Stil & Form
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Finnish Designer, Sofa, Fabric, Wood, Finland, 1940s
Located in High Point, NC
A dark-stained wood and beige fabric sofa designed and produced in Finland, c. 1940s. Seat height
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Vintage 1940s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

1940s Italian Newly Upholstered Two Seat Sofa
Located in Praha, CZ
Vintage sofa made in Italy in the 1940's. Completely restored, newly upholstered in quality
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Vintage 1940s Italian Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

1940s Italian Newly Upholstered Two Seat Sofa
1940s Italian Newly Upholstered Two Seat Sofa
H 31.5 in W 50.79 in D 31.11 in
Tor Wolfenstein, Sofa, Velvet, Wood, Sweden, 1940s
By Tor Wolfenstein
Located in High Point, NC
An organic wood and green velvet sofa, designed by Tor Wolfenstein and produced by Ditzingers
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Danish Designer, Sofa, Wood, Velvet, Denmark, 1940s
Located in High Point, NC
A brown velvet and dark-stained wood sofa designed and produced in Denmark, 1940s. Seat height 16”
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Danish Designer, Sofa, Wood, Fabric, Denmark, 1940s
Located in High Point, NC
An off-white bouclé fabric and dark-stained wood sofa designed and produced in Denmark, 1940s
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Göperts möbler, Sofa, Pine, Fabric, Sweden, 1940s
By Göperts Möbler
Located in High Point, NC
A pine "Åre" sofa or settee designed and produced by Göperts Möbler, Sweden, c. 1940s.  Seat
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Pine

Danish Designer, Sofa, Velvet, Wood, Denmark, 1940s
Located in High Point, NC
A green velvet and wood sofa designed and produced in Denmark, 1940s. Seat height: 14.75”
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Vintage 1940s Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Josef Frank, Sofa, Fabric, Mahogany, Sweden, 1940s
By Josef Frank, Svenskt Tenn
Located in High Point, NC
An earl mahogany and floral fabric sofa, Model 703, designed by Josef Frank and produced by Svenskt
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Mahogany

American Designer, Sofa, Oak, Fabric, USA, 1940s
Located in High Point, NC
An oak and grey beige fabric sofa, designed and produced in the US, 1940s. 16” seat height
Category

Vintage 1940s Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Oak

Carl Malmsten, Sofa, Velvet, Birch, Sweden, 1940s
By Carl Malmsten
Located in High Point, NC
A purple velvet and birch sofa, designed and produced by Carl Malmsten, Sweden, c. 1940s.
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet, Birch

Mahogany and velvet two seats sofa, 1940s.
By (after) Jean Michel Frank
Located in Lisboa, PT
Two seats mahogany, cotton velvet covered sofa in the style of Jean-Michel Frank. France, 1940s.
Category

Vintage 1940s French Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Velvet

Mahogany and velvet two seats sofa, 1940s.
Mahogany and velvet two seats sofa, 1940s.
H 35.04 in W 49.22 in D 22.45 in
Frits Henningsen, Sofa, Mahogany, Fabric, Denmark, 1940s
By Frits Henningsen
Located in High Point, NC
A stained mahogany and yellow horsehair fabric sofa or settee designed and produced by Frits
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Mahogany

Tor Wolfenstein, Sofa, Mohair, Wood, Sweden, 1940s
By Tor Wolfenstein
Located in High Point, NC
An organic wood and grey mohair sofa, designed by Tor Wolfenstein and produced by Ditzingers
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Mohair, Wood

Bertil Söderberg, Sofa, Fabric, Beech, Sweden, 1940s
By NK (Nordiska Kompaniet), Bertil Söderberg 1
Located in High Point, NC
A stained beech and green fabric two-seater sofa or settee, designed by Bertil Söderberg and
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Beech

Fine Sofa Table by Frits Henningsen 1940s
By Frits Henningsen
Located in Handewitt, DE
Fine sofa table with 4 drawers (2 each side) and brass shoes and handles. Produced by the famous
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofa Tables

Materials

Wood

Fine Sofa Table by Frits Henningsen 1940s
Fine Sofa Table by Frits Henningsen 1940s
H 20.48 in W 51.58 in D 25.2 in
Danish 1940s Large Curved Banana Shape Sofa
By Viggo Boesen, Slagelse Mobelvaerk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Large banana shaped or curved sofa made in Denmark, circa 1940. This sofa will make strong
Category

Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

Scandinavian Spokeback Sofa, 1940s
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A beautiful sofa, manufactured in Scandinavia in the 1940s. The elegant shape of the backrest is
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Mid-20th Century Scandinavian Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Scandinavian Spokeback Sofa, 1940s
Scandinavian Spokeback Sofa, 1940s
H 24.81 in W 35.44 in D 76.78 in
1940s Danish Modern Sofa by Frits Henningsen
By Frits Henningsen
Located in New York, NY
This 1940s Frits Henningsen sofa is newly reupholstered in an ivory-white bouclé from Schumacher
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Vintage 1940s Danish Sofas

Materials

Leather, Bouclé, Mahogany

Swedish Three-Seater Conversation Sofa, Sweden, 1940s
Located in Utrecht, NL
This beautiful Swedish three-seater sofa recalls the distinctive curves of the Art Deco period
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Wood, Fabric

Upholstered Danish Cabinetmaker Banana Sofa, Denmark, 1940s
Located in Utrecht, NL
the era’s furniture design, and therefore of this three-seater sofa as well. This Danish banana
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

1940s Curved Danish Sofa in Olive Velour
Located in Berkeley, CA
Origin: Denmark Designer: Unknown Manufacturer: Unknown Era: 1940s Materials: Velour Measurements
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wood

Swedish Modern Two-Seater Sofa, Sweden 1940s
Located in Utrecht, NL
This beautiful Swedish two-seater sofa is an early example of Nordic mid-century modern design and
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Swedish Modern Two-Seater Sofa, Sweden 1940s
Swedish Modern Two-Seater Sofa, Sweden 1940s
H 34.65 in W 64.57 in D 31.5 in
Paul Frankl Custom Sofa, Pair Available, 1940s
By Paul Frankl
Located in Houston, TX
Paul Frankl sofa, matched pair available. USA, circa 1944. From an important estate. Silk over
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Silk, Wood

Paul Frankl Custom Sofa, 1940s, Pair Available
By Paul Frankl
Located in Houston, TX
Paul Frankl sofa, matched pair available, USA, circa 1944. From an important estate. Silk over
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Silk, Oak

Finnish Designer, Curved Sofa, Birch, Fabric, Finland, 1940s
Located in High Point, NC
An organic curved dark-stained birch and light pink bouclé fabric sofa designed and produced in
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Vintage 1940s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Birch

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1940s Couch For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic 1940s couch available at 1stDibs. Each 1940s couch for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, fabric and hardwood. If you’re shopping for a 1940s couch, we have 2806 options in-stock, while there are 25 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect 1940s couch — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A 1940s couch, designed in the mid-century modern, Scandinavian Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one 1940s couch that is appealing in its simplicity, but Frits Henningsen, Slagelse Møbelvaerk and Fritz Hansen produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a 1940s Couch?

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Questions About 1940s Couch
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 16, 2019

    A sectional couch is comprised of individual pieces that can be arranged in different positions.

  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    A couch table is a long, narrow table with storage space below that is placed behind a sofa and stands no higher than its back.

  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    A modular couch differs from traditional couches in that they comprise a series of various moveable sections called modules. They generally include a wide range of options such as moveable arm pieces or chaises longues. These couches offer great flexibility as you can set each module according to your needs. Find a collection of antique and vintage modular couches on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 26, 2021
    The terms “cloud couch” or “cloud sofa” may refer to two specific designs — Restoration Hardware‘s Cloud Sofa is a plush white sofa with no hard edges and an oversized seat upholstered with goose-down stuffing. The other design known by this name is Adrian Pearsall’s low-profile Cloud sofa, one of the contributions to mid-century modern furniture design for which Pearsall is recognized today and among the initial concepts for Craft Associates, the now-legendary furniture company he founded. On 1stDibs, you will find a collection of antique, vintage, and contemporary sofas from some of the world’s top dealers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 26, 2021
    A chaise is different from a couch or sofa. A comfortable common ground between sofas and daybeds, early iterations of chaise longues were discovered in Ancient Egypt and were later frequently used in both Greece and Rome. The chaise longue is based on a modern French design and is also known as a chaise lounge. This low reclining seat, known in English as a "long chair," has an elongated design with a low back that reaches about half the length of the furniture, allowing a sitter to put their feet up and relax. Shop a range of antique and modern chaise longues and sofas from top sellers and makers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 14, 2024
    A Turkish couch is a long, low sofa, usually composed of a very thick mattress-like cushion and a wooden frame. Some styles feature arms like traditional sofas, while others are armless. You may sometimes see this type of furniture referred to as a divan. On 1stDibs, shop a wide range of couches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 3, 2024
    A studio couch is a multifunctional sofa often used in small spaces, such as single-room studio apartments. It usually features a backless design and an adjustable frame. By sliding the frame, a user can convert the sofa into a double bed, so they can sit and sleep on a single piece of furniture. Find a large selection of sofas on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    A camelback couch is a sofa that features a curvy back with an arch in the middle that resembles the back of a camel. Depending on the design, the hump can be very prominent or very subtle. You'll find a range of camelback couches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    An infinity couch is a sofa that consists of separate pieces that you can arrange in different ways. A modular sofa is another name for this type of seating solution. On 1stDibs, shop a range of modular sofas.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    There are many kinds of comfortable couches-- it's really a matter of preference. on 1stDibs, you can find a variety of Modern, Art Deco, Victorian, Regency, among many other styles of couches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    A vinyl couch is a couch made from a chemical called polyvinyl chloride (PVC), which gives it a matte finish. Vinyl couches are smooth to the touch and tend to resemble leather but have less luster than a leather sofa. These couches are quite durable, lasting for many years without cracking like leather. Shop vinyl couches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    In the 1940s, ladies wore clothes defined by clean and slim silhouettes. The jackets, blouses and sweaters often featured shoulderpads and had somewhat of a military feel. Most dresses were quite casual and pants and playsuits became part of a woman's everyday style.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A number of dresses were popular during the 1940s. Many women wore short-waist dresses with button necks, collars, fitted waists and full skirts. The classic A-lines with knee-length hems in red, white and blue colors were also a trend. Shop a collection of vintage dresses on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 26, 2024
    Yes, a firm couch will usually break in. As you use a couch, its padding gradually softens. How long the process will take depends on the type of padding present in the couch and how frequently you sit on your new piece. Shop a large selection of sofas from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    For a couch subjected to everyday use, it is best to use a highly durable fabric such as cotton or linen.

  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 16, 2019

    Couches made of fabric will typically last 15 years, whereas couches made of leather will typically last 45 years.

  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Vacuum the velvet regularly. If a spill occurs, blot it immediately with a dry cloth. If the stain dries, you can blot it with a cloth dipped in a soap-and-water solution.But test this, or any other cleaning solution, on a hidden spot first to make sure it doesn’t cause damage. Once the fabric is dry, use a soft, dry brush to restore the original direction and loft of the pile.

  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 3, 2024
    The difference between a davenport and a couch comes down to special features. A couch or sofa is an upholstered piece of furniture designed to seat two or more people, while a davenport is a large couch or sofa that can be used as a bed or one that folds out into a bed.

    A couch is occasionally called a davenport when the furnishing in question is a large comfortable sofa that can double as a bed or can be converted into a bed. The name comes from a now-defunct New England furniture manufacturer, A.H. Davenport & Company, which was established in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the late 19th century. Davenport furnished the homes of the richest Americans during what we now call the Gilded Age.

    In the 1880s, thanks largely to the Industrial Revolution, the American economy started booming, and when it did, it created a whole new supply of millionaires. Firms like the Duveen Brothers supplied these families with European decor, and manufacturers such as A.H. Davenport & Company furnished their mansions. The term davenport became a synonym for any sofa that looked like the one produced by the popular Massachusetts company.

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  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 21, 2024
    There is no single longest-lasting couch. Many makers produce couches capable of standing the test of time when cared for properly. Generally, some signs of a durable couch include quality full-grain or top-grain leather upholstery, sturdy frame construction and high-quality fill such as spring systems or high-density premium foams. Explore a diverse assortment of couches on 1stDibs.
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