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Pair of 18th Century Venetian Painted Bergere Chairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of 18th century Venetian painted bergere chairs Louis XV style. Please note these items are antiques and are two of a kind.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Rococo Bergere Chairs

Materials

Wood, Upholstery

Set of Four Black Forest Wood Chairs by Michelangeli, Italy
By Sala Sedie, Bottega Gualverio Michelangeli 1
Located in Orvieto, IT
Four beautiful chairs inspired to the Black Forest style. Made in beechwood. Like all the pieces from the Bottega G. Michelangeli, chairs are made by master Italian woodworkers with ...
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2010s Italian Black Forest Chairs

Materials

Wood

Brazilian Organic Sculptural Chair Carved from Pequi Tree, circa 2000
Located in New York, NY
Organic sculptural chair with asymmetrical form carved from pequi tree, Bahia, Brazil, circa 2000.
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21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Organic Modern Chairs

Materials

Organic Material, Wood, String

Brazilian Organic Sculptural Chair Carved from Pequi Tree, circa 2000
Located in New York, NY
Organic sculptural chair with asymmetrical form carved from pequi tree, Bahia, Brazil, circa 2000.
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21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Organic Modern Chairs

Materials

String, Organic Material, Wood

18th Century Swedish Rococo Chair
Located in Corona del Mar, CA
A Swedish Rococo period chair the 18th century in the original beautiful saturated blue color. This pair structurally sound given its age. The blue color has a lovely patina with hin...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Swedish Rococo Chairs

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Wood

  • 18th Century Swedish Rococo Chair
  • 18th Century Swedish Rococo Chair
  • 18th Century Swedish Rococo Chair
  • 18th Century Swedish Rococo Chair
H 38.5 in. W 18 in. D 17 in.
Pair of French Neoclassical Armchairs
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of carved and painted Louis XVI-style fauteuil. Size and seat height is applicable for both dining or lounge. Upholstered in Scalamandre Jacquard fabric.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis XVI Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

  • Pair of French Neoclassical Armchairs
  • Pair of French Neoclassical Armchairs
  • Pair of French Neoclassical Armchairs
  • Pair of French Neoclassical Armchairs
H 37.5 in. W 26 in. D 21 in.
Moroccan Handmade King Chair, Cedar Wooden
Located in Orlando, FL
Moroccan wooden King chair. Meticulous hand carving throughout. Fine cedar wood. One of the most intricate set of chairs we've ever had in our showroom. Amazing work and handcraftsma...
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2010s Moroccan Armchairs

Materials

Wood

Custom Italian Louis XV Style Sectional with Two Chairs
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Wow! We have never seen a sectional set like this one leading us to believe it was custom made for a specific buyer sometimes in the 1920s or so. The set consists of a sectional that...
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Early 20th Century Italian Louis XV Sectional Sofas

Materials

Wood, Fabric

Two Pairs of African Chairs Carved Animals Wood Armchairs Early 20th Century
Located in Labrit, Landes
Two Pairs of Vintage African Hand carved wood Chairs with animals, early 20th Century Four available selling as two pairs Incredibly comfortable ! Carved with animals and birds Rough...
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Early 20th Century African Chairs

Materials

Wood

19th Century French Louis XVI Pair of Petite Hand Painted Side Chairs "Lyre"
Located in Pully, CH
Pair of petite French Louis XVI side chairs made of natural carved wood, hand painted in light green with Lyre backrest. There is also a hand carved and painted bench that matches pe...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Side Chairs

Materials

Wood

Early American Hoopback Windsor Chair, Oak and Hickory Wood 1840s, Antique Brown
Located in Vineyard Haven, MA
Early 1800s Windsor chair, with continuous wood hoop back and arms. Wide saddle seat and H stretchers. All original. Seat repaired, see photos. Lovely color. American New England ...
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Antique Early 19th Century American American Colonial Windsor Chairs

Materials

Hickory, Pine

Pair of Carved Wood Chairs and Aubusson Tapestry End of 19th Century
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of carved wood chairs and Aubusson tapestry end of 19th century. In perfect condition. Measures: H: 94 cm, L: 49 cm, D: 18 cm.
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Antique 1870s European Louis XVI Chairs

Materials

Wood

American Baroque Revival Carved Wood Chairs, 4
Located in New York, NY
American Baroque Revival antique pair of carved wood side chairs or dining chairs with carved grapes and vine leaves on top of upholstered back. Measures: 35" H x 19" W x 18" D. Se...
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Antique Late 19th Century European Empire Revival Chairs

Materials

Wood

Neutra ash carved wood Chair
By Cotidiano
Located in Mexico City, MX
The Neutra Chair finds inspiration in Richard Neutra´s architecture. It develops itself as a piece of furniture for practical comfort. This piece of solid wood evokes an aspect of l...
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2010s Mexican Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood, Ash

  • Neutra ash carved wood Chair
  • Neutra ash carved wood Chair
  • Neutra ash carved wood Chair
  • Neutra ash carved wood Chair
H 29.14 in. W 21.66 in. D 20.48 in.
Pair of Hand Carved Wood Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of detailed hand carved giltwood chairs with tiger upholstery.
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Antique Early 1900s French Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Pair of Hand Carved Wood Chairs
  • Pair of Hand Carved Wood Chairs
  • Pair of Hand Carved Wood Chairs
  • Pair of Hand Carved Wood Chairs
H 34 in. W 16 in. D 16 in.
Antoni Rzasa Polish Folk Art Carved Wood Chair
Located in New York, NY
Polish Folk Art carved and sculpted wood chair created by renown Polish artist and sculptor Antoni Rzasa (1919-1980). The chair features a carved back with a sculpted nude woman. The...
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Vintage 1950s Polish Folk Art Chairs

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Antique Carved Wood Chair
Located in Germantown, MD
Antique hand carved chair in excellent vintage condition. Chair measures 18 W x 18 D x 41 H. Very fine carvings. Solid wood.
Category

Early 20th Century American American Colonial Side Chairs

Materials

Hardwood

Neutra Ash Carved Wood Chair with Upholstered Seat
By Cotidiano
Located in Mexico City, MX
The Neutra Chair finds inspiration in Richard Neutra´s architecture. It develops itself as a piece of furniture for practical comfort, with solid wood and upholstered seat with its ...
Category

2010s Mexican Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Ash, Upholstery

  • Neutra Ash Carved Wood Chair with Upholstered Seat
  • Neutra Ash Carved Wood Chair with Upholstered Seat
  • Neutra Ash Carved Wood Chair with Upholstered Seat
  • Neutra Ash Carved Wood Chair with Upholstered Seat
H 29.14 in. W 21.66 in. D 20.48 in.
Neutra Ash Carved Wood Chair with Linen Color Upholstered Backrest and Seat
By Cotidiano
Located in Mexico City, MX
The Neutra Chair finds inspiration in Richard Neutra´s architecture. It develops itself as a piece of furniture for practical comfort, with solid wood and upholstered seat and back,...
Category

2010s Mexican Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood, Oak

Gothic Style Carved Wood Chair with Mythological Figures
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Carved mythological wood armchair.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Gothic Armchairs

Materials

Wood

French Carved Wood Three Leg Chair
By Charles Dudouyt
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Incredible French 1940's carved wood chairs in the style of Charles Dudouyt. Beautiful circular carved wood back and seat with ring detailing and bobbin wood tripod legs. Original da...
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Mid-20th Century European Side Chairs

Materials

Oak

  • French Carved Wood Three Leg Chair
  • French Carved Wood Three Leg Chair
  • French Carved Wood Three Leg Chair
  • French Carved Wood Three Leg Chair
H 28.75 in. W 13 in. D 16 in.
19th Century Swiss Hand Carved Wood Swivel Desk Chair
Located in Vista, CA
19th century Swiss hand carved wood chair with central cartouche and what appears to be a coat of arms, a carved molding of floral and scroll motifs for the vertical rails, rounded a...
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Antique 19th Century Swiss Swivel Chairs

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Pair of French Style Carved Wood & Cane Chairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Mid-20th century pair of French Provincial style double cane wicker and carved wood chairs. Features double cane seat and back. Each chair includes a pink gingham check cotton blend ...
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Mid-20th Century French Provincial Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wicker, Wood

Carved Hand Chair after Pedro Friedeberg
By Pedro Friedeberg
Located in NYC, NY
A unique, hand-carved wood chair in the shape of a cupped hand with detailing down to the wrinkles and fingernails. The base whimsically detailed as a shirt cuff with buttons. Solid....
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Vintage 1950s French Folk Art Slipper Chairs

Materials

Wood

Hand Carved Louis XIV Style Needlepoint Tapestry High Back Arm Chairs, a Pair
Located in Orange, CA
Vintage needlepoint chairs. These intricately carved wood chairs as beautiful as they are sturdy. The floral needlepoint is in very good condition. These may be 1930’s -40’s reproduc...
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Vintage 1930s Louis XIV Chairs

Materials

Wood

Pair of Carved Wood Chair Legs Elephant & Rider Tharu of Nepal, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Pair of carved wooden chair legs with an elephant and rider motif. Tharu of Nepal, mid-20th century. These carvings are the front legs of a cane seated chair and come from the Tharu...
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Mid-20th Century Nepalese Tribal Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

Antique King and Queen Carved Wood Plaid Chairs, a Pair 1900s
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A beautiful pair of antique carved wood chairs with rolled arms and plaid upholstered seats. This set features carved wood bases with stylized backs and bases. One of the chairs is l...
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Antique Early 1900s American American Classical Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Antique Italian Carved Wood Round Tripod Chair
Located in Carimate, Como
Beautiful Italian tripod chair in carved wood with round top seat, great back and detailed carving on each of the three legs. The back part is fixed in antique traditional method sim...
Category

20th Century Italian Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Antique Italian Carved Wood Round Tripod Chair
  • Antique Italian Carved Wood Round Tripod Chair
  • Antique Italian Carved Wood Round Tripod Chair
  • Antique Italian Carved Wood Round Tripod Chair
H 36.23 in. W 11.82 in. D 11.82 in.
Theodore Alexander Carved Wood Desk Chair
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Carved wood desk chair with embossed leather studded seat by Theodore Alexander.
Category

20th Century Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Leather

  • Theodore Alexander Carved Wood Desk Chair
  • Theodore Alexander Carved Wood Desk Chair
  • Theodore Alexander Carved Wood Desk Chair
  • Theodore Alexander Carved Wood Desk Chair
H 34 in. W 18.50 in. D 21 in.
African Solid Wood Folding Chair Design Ethnic Carved, circa 1970
Located in Lyon, FR
African chair made of solid wood, known as a "palaver" chair. The two-part structure can be disassembled, handcrafted and decorated with geometric patterns on the seat and along the ...
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Vintage 1970s African Tribal Chairs

Materials

Wood

Rococo Hand Carved Chair / Throne in Solid Wood
Located in Lentate sul Seveso, Monza e Brianza
The Rococo by Ferruccio Laviani presents itself as a throne in solid wood. Featuring a smooth veneer that delineates the soft profiles of some of its parts, it then develops into a ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Baroque Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Rococo Hand Carved Chair / Throne in Solid Wood
  • Rococo Hand Carved Chair / Throne in Solid Wood
  • Rococo Hand Carved Chair / Throne in Solid Wood
  • Rococo Hand Carved Chair / Throne in Solid Wood
H 50.4 in. W 39.38 in. D 36.23 in.
Mantis Chair in Carved, Solid Wood by Craig Bassam
By BassamFellows
Located in Ridgefield, CT
Inspired by the noble praying mantis, the signature stance and powerful limbs of this chair offers a study in contrasts. Strong and elegant, sharp and curved, thick and thin, the Man...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood

Italian 19th Century Carved Wood Petite Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian 19th century carved wood petite chair.
Category

Antique 19th Century Italian Chairs

Materials

Muslin, Wood

1940s Carved Wood Lounge Chairs
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Carved wood 1940s lounge chairs. Chairs we're reupholstered about 10 years ago, need reupholstering again.
Category

Vintage 1940s Lounge Chairs

  • 1940s Carved Wood Lounge Chairs
  • 1940s Carved Wood Lounge Chairs
  • 1940s Carved Wood Lounge Chairs
  • 1940s Carved Wood Lounge Chairs
H 39 in. W 28 in. D 24 in.
Andrianna Shamaris African Hand Carved Iroko Wood Birthing Chair
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
African hand carved tribal birthing chair. Beautiful patina on the single wood back rest, with a carved lizard motif on the back. This folding chair is made from a single piece of ir...
Category

Vintage 1950s Primitive Chairs

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood

Carved Wood Chief's Chair from Nagaland, India
Located in Hudson, NY
An outstanding chief's chair from Nagaland in northeast India. This chair, carved from a single piece of wood, has a curved back and is detailed with carved motifs around the seat, c...
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Early 20th Century Indian Chairs

Gold Shell Chair in Solid Hand-Carved Wood Silver Gilt Painting
Located in Paris, FR
Chair gold shell with structure in hand-carved solid wood which is hand-painted with silver gilt painting. Covered with high quality fabric in cream finish. Also available with oth...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

High-Back Caramel Leather Chair with Carved Wood Detail
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Elegant, high-back caramel leather chair with carved wood spindle supports, legs and arm detail of dark ebony wood.
Category

Vintage 1920s Spanish Spanish Colonial Chairs

Materials

Wood

Carved & Lacquered Wood Queen Anne Style Child's Chair
Located in Chicago, IL
Queen Anne style child's chair in carved wood and aged ivory lacquer. Upholstered in a tactile striped crimson silk. Frame has natural aged ivory lacquer with equally aged gilt accen...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Side Chairs

Materials

Wood

Carved Wooden Barrel Chair
Located in New York, NY
Carved wooden barrel chair: Made out of one solid piece of wood. With a light grey wood stain throughout the entire piece. Measures approximately: 52" x 24" x 43" Weighs app...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary North American Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Carved Wooden Barrel Chair
  • Carved Wooden Barrel Chair
  • Carved Wooden Barrel Chair
  • Carved Wooden Barrel Chair
H 26 in. W 20 in. D 20 in.
Set of 4 Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Dining Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Set of four, 1940s Louis XVI style carved wood dining chairs newly upholstered in aubergine leather with nailhead trim. Tapered and fluted legs with carved flower detail to the corne...
Category

Vintage 1940s French Louis XVI Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

  • Set of 4 Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Dining Chairs
  • Set of 4 Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Dining Chairs
  • Set of 4 Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Dining Chairs
  • Set of 4 Louis XVI Style Carved Wood Dining Chairs
H 34.5 in. W 19.75 in. D 17.25 in.
Old Senoufo Chair from Ivory Coast or Benin Ethnic Design Carved Wood
Located in Lyon, FR
Rare period Senoufo chair from ivory coast or Benin. Remarkable woodwork carved in an ethnic way with different characters and animals represented on the whole chair. Decorative ch...
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Vintage 1950s Ivorian Tribal Chairs

Materials

Wood

K Chair in Hand Carved Salvaged Almendro Wood by Reynold Rodriguez
By Reynold Rodriguez
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Reynold Rodriguez K Chair, 2019 Charred hand-carved almendro wood 29 x 24 x 24 in Edition of 8 Made of charred Almendro wood salvaged from trees that fell during the devastation of ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chairs

Materials

Wood

Interesting Unusual Pair of Tri Leg Carved Dark Brown Wood Lion Ram Chairs
Located in Houston, TX
Very interesting three legged triangular seat chairs with carved oak lion and ram backs. Possibly continental style. Not quite sure of the place of origin, circa turn of the century.
Category

Early 20th Century Medieval Chairs

Materials

Wood

Lot of Four Classic Chairs in Carved and Pickled Wood, 19070s
Located in taranto, IT
Lot of four classic chairs in carved and pickled wood with fabric of light yellow color they measure 110 cm in height, 53 cm in width, 65 cm in depth and 50 cm in height of the se...
Category

Vintage 1970s Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Early 19th Century Italian Empire Carved Walnut Wood Four Antique Chairs
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Series of four refined early 19th century authentic Italian Empire walnut wood four chairs. Refined decoration the back is carved in the shape of a lyre. The legs are very elegant st...
Category

Antique Early 1800s Italian Empire Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Pair Portuguese Rococo Jacaranda Hand carved Wood Dining Side Chairs Antique LA
Located in West Hollywood, CA
An important pair of 18th century Portuguese Rococo Jacaranda wood high end dining room chairs with beautiful carving all around. This set of seating is upholstered in light cream fa...
Category

Antique 18th Century Portuguese Rococo Chairs

Materials

Wood, Jacaranda, Fabric, Upholstery

Pair Antique French 18th Century Louis XVI Side Chairs, Carved Wood with Gold
Located in New Orleans, LA
Pair antique French 18th century Louis XVI side chairs, carved wood with gold.  
Category

Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Chairs

Materials

Wood

Carved Elephant Chairs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Pair of hard wood petite chairs with sculpted elephant backs. Great for children's room. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dealer).   
Category

20th Century Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Carved Elephant Chairs
  • Carved Elephant Chairs
  • Carved Elephant Chairs
  • Carved Elephant Chairs
H 25 in. W 21 in. D 23 in.
Fantastic Rococo' Chair Carved Solid Wood Tiny Mosaic Decoration
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Rococo Chairs

Materials

Leather, Fabric, Lacquer

Italian Pair of Antique Renaissance Style Sgabelli Carved-Wood Hall Chairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian pair of Renaissance style Sgabelli chairs from the turn of the 19th and 20th century. This pair of antique wood chairs from Italy, (often referred to as a Sgabello chair; ...
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Italian Renaissance Chairs

Materials

Wood

19th Century Italian Carved Wood Grotto Chair
Located in East Hampton, NY
19th century Venetian Grotto shell chair.
Category

Antique 19th Century Italian Side Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • 19th Century Italian Carved Wood Grotto Chair
  • 19th Century Italian Carved Wood Grotto Chair
  • 19th Century Italian Carved Wood Grotto Chair
  • 19th Century Italian Carved Wood Grotto Chair
H 31.5 in. W 17 in. D 19.25 in.
Japanese Hand Carved Dark Wood Export Monkey Armchair
Located in San Diego, CA
Japanese hand carved dark wood export monkey armchair, circa 1940s. This antique Japanese armchair is intricately carved with the chair back depicting tree branches with monkeys. The...
Category

20th Century Japanese Chairs

Materials

Wood

1910s Set of Five Antique English Renaissance Carved Wood & Wicker Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Dark wood tone carved English Renaissance style chairs with a wicker seat. Each chair back has a different carved figural scene. The set is in overall excellent condition, except one...
Category

Vintage 1910s American Renaissance Chairs

Materials

Wicker, Wood

Chair Carved Solid Wood Distressed Finish Bronzed Feet Caps Mosaic Insert Legs
By sicis
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chairs

Materials

Glass, Wood

Set of 10 Carved Wood Dining Chairs, Serge Roche Style
By Serge Roche
Located in Stamford, CT
Stunning 1940s set of Serge Roche style carved wood dining chairs. Carved wood fashioned as faux bois. Eight side chairs and two arm chairs. Serge Roche (1898-1988) designed furnitur...
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Rococo Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

Lord Chair in Solid Wood
Located in Paris, FR
Chair Lord with hand carved structure in solid wood polished and natural varnished, with upholstered seat covered with black Jet fabric. Also available in black or white lacquere...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Chairs

Materials

Wood, Fabric

  • Lord Chair in Solid Wood
  • Lord Chair in Solid Wood
  • Lord Chair in Solid Wood
  • Lord Chair in Solid Wood
H 30.71 in. W 29.53 in. D 24.81 in.
Chair Carved Solid Wood Distressed Finish Bronzed Feet Caps Mosaic Insert Legs
By sicis
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood, Glass

Four Franco-Islamic Carved Wood and Leather Lounge Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Two pairs of dramatic club or lounge chairs with arm and backrests in the form of carved columns supporting Islamic arches. The pieces are complete with abstract carving, tracery and...
Category

Vintage 1930s French Islamic Club Chairs

Materials

Wood, Leather

Italian Hand Carved Oak Hall Chair with Ornate Wood Floral Cresting Back Rest
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare circa 1870 Italian carved oak hall chair An attractive and well made piece, very decorative, ideally suited as an occasional cha...
Category

Antique 1870s Italian Victorian Chairs

Materials

Oak

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2 Carved Wood Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of 2 carved wood chairs is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, fabric and upholstery, all 2 carved wood chairs available were constructed with great care. We have 2890 antique and vintage 2 carved wood chairs in-stock, while there are 160 modern editions to choose from as well. 2 carved wood chairs have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. 2 carved wood chairs are generally popular furniture pieces, but Louis XVI, Louis XV and Mid-Century Modern styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Modenese Gastone, Amorph Inc. and Andrianna Shamaris each produced beautiful 2 carved wood chairs that are worth considering.

How Much are 2 Carved Wood Chairs?

Prices for 2 carved wood chairs can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, 2 carved wood chairs begin at $10 and can go as high as $250,777, while the average can fetch as much as $3,222.

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.