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Museum Grade Sculpted Tall Oak 2-Drawer Writing Windsor Chair / Desk, C.1890s
Located in Germantown, MD
The Comb-Back, spindle and brace back Windsor Writing chair / Desk features a traditional sack-back
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Late 19th Century American Victorian Antique Writing Chair

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Oak

Antique Georgian Foldable Writing Side Table Desk Set with Chair
Located in Nijmegen, NL
This writing table was designed and made in England around 1800. It can be folded into a large
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Early 1800s British Georgian Antique Writing Chair

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Oak

Antique French Carved Oak Writing Desk Secretary AND Chair Breton Brittany SET
Located in Shreveport, LA
Antique French Carved Oak Writing Desk Secretary AND Chair Breton Brittany SET. Direct from France
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Late 19th Century French French Provincial Antique Writing Chair

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Leather, Oak

George Eliot's Writing Table
Located in Dorking, GB
chairs. The design possibly developed from the early sewing tables, which were used for embroidery and
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1860s English Victorian Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Walnut

Royal Italian Writing Desk and Armchair
Located in New Orleans, LA
This Italian carved mahogany writing table is said to have been crafted specifically for use by
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19th Century Italian Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Royal Italian Writing Desk and Armchair
Royal Italian Writing Desk and Armchair
H 32.75 in W 54.5 in D 33 in
19th Century French Bureau Plat Parquetry Writing Table
Located in London, GB
always carry a large inventory of antique desks, writing tables and bureaux as well as chairs and desk
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1860s French Antique Writing Chair

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Ormolu

Primitive Antique Early American Country Farmhouse Slant Top School Writing Desk
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique Primitive early American schoolhouse / country / farmhouse writing desk. Made of poplar
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Late 19th Century American Classical Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Poplar

1800's Antique French Napoleon III Period, Burlwood, Leather, Writing Desk
Located in Austin, TX
Gorgeous Antique Desk, Writing, French Napoleon III Period, Burlwood, Leather Lining, 1800s, 19th
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19th Century French Napoleon III Antique Writing Chair

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Wood

Howard & Sons London Leather Topped Faux Bamboo Writing Table, circa 1875
By Howard & Sons Ltd
Located in Kinderhook, NY
English circa 1875 Aesthetic Movement writing table or desk by London cabinetmakers Howard & Sons
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Late 19th Century English Aesthetic Movement Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Brass

Louis XV Petite Mahogany and Kingwood Marquetry Kidney Writing Table, Paris 1870
Located in Germantown, MD
purpose of reading or writing table or it could be used as a vanity with a mirror. 18th century bureau
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Late 19th Century French Louis XV Antique Writing Chair

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Bronze

Important Regency Mahogany Partners Writing Table in the Manner of George Smith
By George Smith, Charles Norman
Located in Benington, Herts
A highly Important, Early Regency period mahogany, ebonised and parcel-gilt partners writing table
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1810s British Regency Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Mahogany, Giltwood

18th Century Provencal Hand Carved Walnut Wood Antique Writing Desk Side Table
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Provincial design, as a side table, between two chairs, to mount a table lamp. It can be used as a night
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18th Century French Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Metal

Early 20th Century Writing Desk in Walnut with Inlay by Meroni & Fossati
By Meroni & Fossati
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Italian elegant early 20th century Directoire writing desk in walnut massive and veneered with
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Early 20th Century Italian Directoire Antique Writing Chair

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Walnut

Rare Victorian Holland and Sons Double Sided Hardwood Partner Desk Writing Table
By Holland & Sons
Located in GB
the only company Howard & Son’s would allow to make castors for their chairs The desk is in Fine
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Antique Writing Chair

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Leather, Hardwood

Set of Modernist Chair and Writing Table, Circa Early 20th Century
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Set of chair and writing table by unknown manufacturer from Spain, circa early 20th century. In
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Early 20th Century Spanish Art Nouveau Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Wood

Biedermeier Table and Chair
Located in Pompano Beach, FL
Female Biedermeier table and chair set.
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19th Century Austrian Antique Writing Chair

Biedermeier Table and Chair
Biedermeier Table and Chair
H 31.5 in W 38 in D 21 in
Cubist-Style Desk and Chair Set
Located in New York, NY
A Czech Cubist-style desk and chair set made of ebonized oak with polychrome details. Additional
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1920s Czech Antique Writing Chair

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Oak

Cubist-Style Desk and Chair Set
Cubist-Style Desk and Chair Set
H 46.75 in W 34 in D 30.75 in
French Tin & Slate Secretary with Chair
Located in Asheville, NC
Romantic French hand painted anodized tin with slate table top and wrought iron chair with
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19th Century French Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Slate, Tin, Iron

Eclectic 19th century carved walnut desk and chair
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
stunning piece of furniture. Writing height: 31" Knee height: 25 1/4" Chair height: 33" Width: 21" Depth
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Late 19th Century Swedish Aesthetic Movement Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Brass

Edwardian Desk Chair Set Mahogany Maple and Co
Located in Potters Bar, GB
Eye catching Edwardian desk and matching chair set both in mahogany Circa 1910 and originally made
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1910s Edwardian Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Mahogany

Leon Jallot Sculpted Walnut Desk and Chair
By Léon Jallot
Located in Philadelphia, PA
French transitional (from Art Nouveau to early Art Deco) desk and en suite chair by Leon Jallot in
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1910s French Art Nouveau Antique Writing Chair

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Walnut

French Art Deco Desk and Chair Set
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Elegant Art Deco desk and chair set, in ebonized wood, carved with bold foliate motifs. The desk
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Wood

French Art Deco Desk and Chair Set
French Art Deco Desk and Chair Set
H 31.5 in W 67.72 in D 36.23 in
18th Century Italian Walnut Desk and Three Chairs
Located in Hixson, TN
A marvelous 18th century Italian writing table with the three chairs from Florence, Italy. This
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Late 18th Century Italian Renaissance Antique Writing Chair

Antique White Wicker Dressing Table / Desk & Chair Set
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Charming antique wicker vanity / desk with matching chair. Chair seat cushion has been
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19th Century American Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Wicker

Stunning Jewellers Table and Chair, France, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
a kind beauty. Fast shipping worldwide. Table H82 D58 W89.5cm Chair H86.5 SH44 D44 W40cm
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Late 19th Century French Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Metal

Antique Spanish Baroque Hand-Carved Walnut & Iron Trestle Desk & Chair 1860
Located in Portland, OR
A fine antique carved walnut Spanish Baroque trestle desk/table and matching chair, circa 1860. The
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1860s Spanish Baroque Revival Antique Writing Chair

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Iron

Italian 18th Century Renaissance Vanity, Desk with Two Chairs, Dressing Table
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Antique renaissance Vanity, desk with mirror and two chairs in carved ebonized walnut. Fabulous
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Early 19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Antique Writing Chair

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Walnut, Mirror

19th Century Well Figured Tiger Maple Desk With Chair - a Set of 2
Located in Charleston, SC
ANTIQUE TIGER MAPLE & BIRDS EYE MAPLE EMPIRE SABER LEG CHAIR W/ CANE SEAT. Chair measures: 18” wide x
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Mid-19th Century American American Empire Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Maple

Early 20th Century Desk & Chairs Tuscan Renaissance by Dini & Puccini - Cascina
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Antique desk with three chairs Tuscany Renaissance in the early 20th century carved walnut. Desk
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Late 19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Antique Writing Chair

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Walnut, Leather

Set of Art Nouveau Desk and Chair from "Seaweed" Collection by Louis Majorelle
By Louis Majorelle
Located in Dubai, AE
Original Art Nouveau home office furniture set (a desk and a chair) from "Algae" (Seaweed
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Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Brass

Vintage French Provincial Louis XV Leather Top Vanity Desk Mirror and Side Chair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage French Provincial Louis XV Style leather top vanity desk with mirror and side chair. Item
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Early 20th Century French Provincial Antique Writing Chair

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Mahogany

Antique Japanese Meiji Export Hardwood Mt. Fuji Dragon Carved Desk and Chair Set
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique Japanese Meiji period export hardwood Mt. Fuji dragon carved desk and chair set. Set
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Early 20th Century Chinese Antique Writing Chair

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Rosewood

Eugenio Quarti desk, Chair and Trah in Style Liberty or Art Nouveau, Jugestails
By Eugenio Quarti
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
Eugenio Quarti (Desk , chair and Trash ) Style: Liberty or Art Nouveau or Modernism or Jugendstil
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Early 1900s Italian Art Nouveau Antique Writing Chair

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Bronze

Writing walnut armchair moved on the front with two lions carved in gilded wood
By Classic
Located in Milano, IT
COD-Z70 Elegant walnut writing armchair moved on the front with two lions carved in gilded wood on
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1770s Italian Biedermeier Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Walnut

Vintage Curved Walnut Art Deco Executive Desk
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Lehigh Leopold, John Widdicomb
Located in Brooklyn, NY
desk. Featuring an eye-catching rounded writing surface atop a unique, yet sturdy, T-shaped base, this
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Antique Writing Chair

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Metal, Brass

Antique Watchmaker’s or Jeweler’s Workbench or Desk, 1920s
Located in Brussels , BE
size to serve as a standing desk when not seated on a tall stool or chair. We can also see it
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1920s Antique Writing Chair

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Wood

19th Century French Ormolu-Mounted Marquetry Bureau Plat
Located in London, GB
leather desk chairs and other chairs suitable for use with this antique bureau plat. More Information We
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1860s French Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Ormolu

English 19th Century Oak Kneehole Desk with Nine Drawers and Carved Foliage
Located in Atlanta, GA
for writing, reading, and working on your laptop. The leather's supple texture and green hue add a
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19th Century English Antique Writing Chair

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Leather, Oak

Restored Late 18th-Century French Antique Secrétaire with Intricate Carvings
Located in Los Angeles, CA
lock and key. Beneath the writing space, a spacious drawer offers ample storage, ensuring practicality
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18th Century French French Provincial Antique Writing Chair

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Brass

Desk 19th Century Italy Walnut Drawers Louis Philippe Green Leather Top Restored
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Leather Top, Restored and wax polished. Height under chair 65 cm (26 inches) All original, with its
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Mid-19th Century Italian Louis Philippe Antique Writing Chair

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Walnut

Antique Desk, Carved, Empire, Tooled Leather Top, Elegant, 19th C., 1800's!!
Located in Austin, TX
designs such as eagles, winged lions, and deities. These were commonly seen as chair armrests and table
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19th Century European Empire Antique Writing Chair

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Leather, Wood

Grain-Painted English Pine Kneehole Desk from Collection of Michael S. Smith
Located in Southampton, NY
desk chair would be appropriate to go with it. The desk has three drawers, two doors with shelving on
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Late 19th Century English Antique Writing Chair

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Pine

Desk Art Deco in Wood from France 1920 " Free Shipping in Florida "
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
architectural works and in 1938 designs the well-known BFK chair. Andres Kálnay, of Hungarian origin, made
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1920s French Art Deco Antique Writing Chair

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Chrome

Maison Lalande Mahogany Library Furniture, Paris, 1890-1900
By Maison Lalande
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
-1900, comprising: a bureau plat, a large cartioneire and three tub chairs, each with applied gilt
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1880s French Antique Writing Chair

Leather Topped Mahogany Campaign Desk with Brass Moulded Edge
Located in Port Chester, NY
by 17.5 inches wide. Good for knees and a desk chair.
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Late 19th Century English Antique Writing Chair

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Brass

Desk Jugendstil, Art Nouveau, Liberty - Attributed Louis Majorelle - 1900
By Louis Majorelle
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
architectural works and in 1938 designs the well-known BFK chair. Andres Kálnay, of Hungarian origin, made
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Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Antique Writing Chair

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Bronze

French Desk Art Deco, 1920, Materials: Wood
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
architectural works and in 1938 designs the well-known BFK chair. Andres Kálnay, of Hungarian origin, made
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1920s French Art Deco Antique Writing Chair

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Wood

French Desk Art Deco, 1920, Materials: Wood
French Desk Art Deco, 1920, Materials: Wood
H 42.13 in W 16.15 in D 33.08 in
Petite Chinese Seven-Drawer Desk, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
" Top drawer: 12.5" W x 8.5" D x 1.75" H Bottom drawer: 12.5" W x 8.5" D x 2.5" H Chair space: 24.25
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Elm

Petite Chinese Seven-Drawer Desk, c. 1900
Petite Chinese Seven-Drawer Desk, c. 1900
H 26.5 in W 39.5 in D 18.25 in
Desk Art Deco, 1920, France, Materials: Wood and Bronze
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
chair. Andres Kálnay, of Hungarian origin, made around 120 architectural masterpieces, among which the
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1920s French Art Deco Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Bronze

France Desk Art Deco, 1930, Material: Carved Wood
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
architectural works and in 1938 designs the well-known BFK chair. Andres Kálnay, of Hungarian origin, made
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1920s French Art Deco Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Wood

Desk in Wood, 1920, Made in France
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
1937, where he carried out several architectural works and in 1938 designs the well-known BFK chair
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1920s French Art Deco Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Wood

Desk in Wood, 1920, Made in France
Desk in Wood, 1920, Made in France
H 45.28 in W 26.78 in D 15.75 in
Desk in Wood, 1900, Made in France
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
1937, where he carried out several architectural works and in 1938 designs the well-known BFK chair
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Early 1900s French Louis XVI Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Bronze

Desk in Wood, 1900, Made in France
Desk in Wood, 1900, Made in France
H 51.19 in W 29.14 in D 22.05 in
Desk in Wood, 1920, Sign: Made in France 7382
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
architectural works and in 1938 designs the well-known BFK chair. Andres Kálnay, of Hungarian origin, made
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1920s French Art Deco Antique Writing Chair

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Bronze

Desk in Wood, 1920, Sign: Made in France 7382
Desk in Wood, 1920, Sign: Made in France 7382
H 29.14 in W 23.63 in D 15.75 in
Big Jeweler Style Art Deco in Wood, 1920, Made in France
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
architectural works and in 1938 designs the well-known BFK chair. Andres Kálnay, of Hungarian origin, made
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1920s French Art Deco Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Wood

Simmons Brushed Steel Sheraton Series Desk Vanity Set
By Simmons Company Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
upholstered gray vinyl chair seat with gray drawer interior. Leg room height is 22.5 inches and the lip on the
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Early 20th Century American Sheraton Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Steel

France Desk Art Deco, 1920, Materials, Wood and Chrome
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
architectural works and in 1938 designs the well-known BFK chair. Andres Kálnay, of Hungarian origin, made
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1920s French Art Deco Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Wood

17th C. Provencal Hand Carved Antique Side Table Walnut Desk Drawers Farm LA CA
Located in West Hollywood, CA
, between two chairs, to have a chinoiserie piece of art on top . Or as a small bureau desk . End table
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17th Century European Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Metal

Austrian Bentwood Child Desk
By Thonet
Located in New York, NY
Austrian Bentwood small child's desk with attached chair with double hoop back design. (THONET
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19th Century Austrian Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Bentwood

Austrian Bentwood Child Desk
Austrian Bentwood Child Desk
H 22 in W 33 in D 18 in
Antique Anglo Indian Military Campaign Trestle Desk & Armchair Hardwood & Brass
Located in GB
:- 155cm Depth:- 76cm Knee height:- 63cm Chair dimensions Height:- 91cm Width:- 55cm
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19th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Brass

18th Century Mahogany Desk
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
with the kneehole having a narrow cupboard at the back allowing a chair to easily be placed beneath.
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1780s English George III Antique Writing Chair

Materials

Brass

18th Century Mahogany Desk
18th Century Mahogany Desk
H 29.93 in W 48.04 in D 25.99 in
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Antique Writing Chair For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal antique writing chair for your home. An antique writing chair — often made from wood, oak and natural fiber — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without an antique writing chair — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. Each antique writing chair bearing Victorian, Arts and Crafts or Art Nouveau hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made antique writing chair over the years, but those crafted by Andre Loyens and Heywood-Wakefield Co. are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Antique Writing Chair?

Prices for an antique writing chair start at $585 and top out at $15,000 with the average selling for $2,295.
Questions About Antique Writing Chair
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    An antique Bergère chair is a Victorian-era French armchair, often with upholstered armrests and a removable seat cushion. The curved back of this chair would be crafted with wicker. Shop a collection of Bergère chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
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    Bergere chairs are a type of upholstered French armchair that have an enclosed design. They’re designed for lounging comfortably and usually feature deep, wide seats. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of antique Bergere chairs from some of the world’s top sellers.
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    Depending on the quality, age, and model, Koken vintage barber chairs can sell for $500 to $6000. Older chairs will often have a higher value.
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    There is no universal guideline for determining the value of antique high chairs. Typically, high chairs can cost anywhere between $50 and $500. The price of a high chair is determined by the condition of the chair, its construction, whether or not all parts are intact and its desirability.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 21, 2020

    The design has changed over the years, but most antique carver chairs were made of wood. Antique carver chairs were wide chairs made in 17th century New England — with backs that featured several supporting spindles — although there were no spindles between the armrests and the seat. Antique carver chairs were typically topped with decorative ornaments.