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Six Black Leather and Wood Armchairs by Bulo
By Bulo
Located in Schagen, NL
Six black leather armchairs manufactured by Bulo Belgium circa 1980s. The chairs feature a wooden base with Leather upholstery. They remain in a good and sturdy condition with some w...
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Vintage 1980s Belgian Post-Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

  • Six Black Leather and Wood Armchairs by Bulo
  • Six Black Leather and Wood Armchairs by Bulo
  • Six Black Leather and Wood Armchairs by Bulo
  • Six Black Leather and Wood Armchairs by Bulo
H 35.04 in. W 22.45 in. D 23.63 in.
Petit Lui Armchair in Wood and Leather
Located in Lentate sul Seveso, Monza e Brianza
Upholstered armchair in leather damasco Dimensions: 61 W x 59 D x 88 H, SH 46 cm. This item has been individually handmade by our master craftsmen. Any irregularities or natura...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

  • Petit Lui Armchair in Wood and Leather
  • Petit Lui Armchair in Wood and Leather
  • Petit Lui Armchair in Wood and Leather
  • Petit Lui Armchair in Wood and Leather
H 34.65 in. W 24.02 in. D 23.23 in.
Armchairs Piero Palange Werther Toffoloni for Germa 1970 Leather Black Wood
By Werther Toffoloni and Piero Palange
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Armchairs Piero Palange Werther Toffoloni for Germa 1970 leather black wood, Italian design.
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Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Lacquer

Wood Frame Armchair in Walnut, Black Oil and Leather Designed by Craig Bassam
By BassamFellows
Located in Ridgefield, CT
The BassamFellows Wood Frame collection has become one of the brand’s classic signatures. Adding to the collection are upholstered dining chairs and upholstered stools. The Woo...
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2010s American Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

Midcentury Armchair in Curved Wood Black Leather and Metal Italian Design, 1960s
Located in Palermo, IT
Very particular midcentury armchair adaptable in office and curved wood with cushion upholstered in black leather and black metal structure. Italian design of the 1960s.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Metal

1950s Design Wooden and Black Faux Leather Armchair
Located in Halluin, FR
Wooden feet and black faux leather armchair Mid-Century Modern style and Danish design (new items, never used!).
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21st Century and Contemporary European Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

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Faux Leather, Wood

  • 1950s Design Wooden and Black Faux Leather Armchair
  • 1950s Design Wooden and Black Faux Leather Armchair
  • 1950s Design Wooden and Black Faux Leather Armchair
  • 1950s Design Wooden and Black Faux Leather Armchair
H 33.08 in. W 22.45 in. D 25.99 in.
Wood Frame Armchair in Solid Walnut and Leather Designed by Craig Bassam
By BassamFellows
Located in Ridgefield, CT
The BassamFellows Wood Frame Collection has become one of the brand’s classic signatures. Adding to the collection are upholstered dining chairs and upholstered stools. The Woo...
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2010s American Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

Danish Rosewood and Black Leather Armchair by Erik Worts
By Erik Worts
Located in New York, NY
Safari chair by Erik Worts for N. Eilersen, Denmark, 1960s. Brazilian rosewood frame with brass detail and original black leather upholstery.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Brass

Leopard Armchair with Black Nubuck Leather and Velvet Fabric
Located in Paris, FR
Armchair Leopard with structure in solid wood, upholstered with high quality leopard velvet fabric. Sides and back covered with high quality genuine black nubuck leather. Nails i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Armchairs

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Leather, Velvet, Wood

N-Gene Armchair with Black and Beige Checker Fabric and Black Leather
By Merve Kahraman
Located in Istanbul, TR
The N-gene armchair is a reinterpretation of an armchair designed by Merve’s uncle, interior designer, Engin, in the 1970s. The N-Gene is re-envisioned with caning, and is upholstere...
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2010s Turkish Arts and Crafts Armchairs

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Cane, Wood

N-Gene Armchair with Black and Beige Checker Fabric and Black Leather
By Merve Kahraman
Located in Istanbul, TR
The N-gene armchair is a reinterpretation of an armchair designed by Merve’s uncle, interior designer, Engin, in the 1970s. The N-Gene is re-envisioned with caning, and is upholstere...
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2010s Turkish Arts and Crafts Armchairs

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Cane, Wood

Black and Gray Armchair
By A.R. Arredamenti
Located in Milan, IT
A testament to clean and functional design, this armchair will provide extreme comfort and relaxation. The structure sustaining it is crafted of black-lacquered solid ashwood, and fe...
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2010s Italian Armchairs

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Textile, Foam, Wood, Ash, Leather

  • Black and Gray Armchair
  • Black and Gray Armchair
  • Black and Gray Armchair
  • Black and Gray Armchair
H 29.93 in. W 29.14 in. D 33.47 in.
Pair of Baker Cinnabar and Black Patent Leather Armchairs
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Striking pair of two open armchairs by Baker, finished in a cinnabar red lacquer. Seats and back upholstered in black patent leather.
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Vintage 1980s American Armchairs

Materials

Wood

Pair of Finn Juhl Midcentury Danish Teak and Black Leather Armchairs
By Finn Juhl
Located in New York, NY
Pair of midcentury Danish armchairs with teak wood frames and black leather seats (Finn Juhl-model 45).
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

1970s Italian Design by Afra&Tobia Scarpa Wooden and Black Leather Armchairs
By Afra & Tobia Scarpa
Located in Halluin, FR
1970s Italian design by Afra & Tobia Scarpa wooden and black leather pair of " Dialogo " model armchairs.
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Vintage 1970s European Space Age Armchairs

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Wood, Leather

Pair of Classy Black Leather and White Painted Louis XVI Fauteuils Armchairs
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Pair of Louis XVI white fauteuils armchairs in original black leather and white paint from the 19th century. #5002 Dimensions: 34.25" high 22.25" wide 18" deep Seat 16.5" high.
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

American Mission Oak and Leather Armchair, Attributed to Rohlfs
By Charles Rohlfs
Located in New York, NY
Attributed to American Mission designer Charles Rohlfs, this early twentieth century oak armchair features a high, straight slat back with cut out designs, sloping arms, and a brown ...
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20th Century American Mission Armchairs

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Wood, Leather

Black Metal and Oak Pair of Armchairs Vintage Style
Located in Halluin, FR
Scandinavian look and industrial style for those comfy armchairs: wooden shell, metal structure and black faux-leather cushions (H seat 45cm / H armrests 59cm; new items, never used).
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21st Century and Contemporary French Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

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Metal

  • Black Metal and Oak Pair of Armchairs Vintage Style
  • Black Metal and Oak Pair of Armchairs Vintage Style
  • Black Metal and Oak Pair of Armchairs Vintage Style
  • Black Metal and Oak Pair of Armchairs Vintage Style
H 31.11 in. W 24.41 in. D 27.56 in.
Pair of 1950's French Black and Red Upholstered Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of 1950's French armchairs upholstered in black faux alligator with a faux red leather seat supported on four splayed tubular legs with brass sabot feet.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Brass

Valerie Armchair with Coral Seat and Wood Base, by Giopato & Coombes
By Giopato & Coombes, Miniforms
Located in New York, NY
This Valerie armchair is available in an upholstered Kvadrat - Coral Steelcut Trio cushion, with a solid wood structure. Here you are offered wooden finishes in Stained Aniline, Oak,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

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Wool, Oak

Leather Club Chairs a Wine and Black Color ,England,
Located in Mombuey, Zamora
Late 19th century. Pair of English armchairs in Wine leather, Pair of black ebonized library chairs upholstered in maroon leather with studs. Because of their character and comf...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Late Victorian Armchairs

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Wood, Leather

Easy Chair of Black Leather by Alf Svensson and Fritz Hansen, 1960s
By Alf Svensson, Fritz Hansen
Located in Lejre, DK
Easy chair of polished wood and black leather designed by Alf Svensson and manufactured by Fritz Hansen in the 1960s. The chair is in great vintage condition and the back can be adju...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

Cappellini Orla Swivel Armchair in Poplar and Fabric by Jasper Morrison
By Cappellini, Jasper Morrison
Located in New York, NY
Classic and contemporary stylistic elements define the Orla sofas and armchairs by Jasper Morrison, a masterpiece of contemporary design that has entered the collection of the Tate M...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

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Metal

Black and White Distex Style Lounge Chair, Italy, 1950s
By Gio Ponti
Located in Den Haag, NL
Black and white Distex style lounge chair, Italy, 1950s.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Wood, Faux Leather

Pair of Black Leather Armchairs and Ottomans, circa 1960s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of black leather armchairs and ottomans with ebonized wood frames and 18-karat gold leaf accents, carved hoof feet and copper nailhead trimming. The chairs are in excellent c...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Wood, Giltwood

Senza Fine Armchair in Coral Velvet and Black Wood
By Gio Pagani
Located in Ponte Enza di Gattatico, IT
Material defines the aesthetic allure of the Senza Fine armchair. Leathers, jacquards and Special Edition clothe the model, finish interrupted by a metal plinth in various finishes f...
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2010s Italian International Style Sofas

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Metal

  • Senza Fine Armchair in Coral Velvet and Black Wood
  • Senza Fine Armchair in Coral Velvet and Black Wood
  • Senza Fine Armchair in Coral Velvet and Black Wood
  • Senza Fine Armchair in Coral Velvet and Black Wood
H 32.29 in. W 27.56 in. D 37.01 in.
XO Design Metal and Wood Armchairs with Full Grain Leather Seats
By Philippe Starck
Located in Miami, FL
XO Design Metal and Wood Armchairs with Full Grain Leather Seats Offered for sale is a set of four modern armchairs marked XO at each curved lacquered wood arm. We attribute the de...
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Late 20th Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Carlo de Carli for Sormani 1966 Black Leather Armchair and Ottoman
By Carlo De Carli, Sormani
Located in Firenze, IT
Carlo de Carli for Sormani 1966 "Sella" armchair and ottoman, original black lacquered walnut structure with black leather and shiny brass details, perfect condition with vintage pat...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Brass

Armchair Balu' Lounge Wood Frame and Balck Sof Leather by Emilio Nanni
By EMILIO NANNI
Located in MARANO VICENTINO, IT
The deep, rounded seat encourages relaxation and conversation. The perfectly balanced volume of the body matches impeccably with the characteristic support frame, thus redefining the...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chaise Longues

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Leather

Alvar Aalto Style Dark Green Leather and Bentwood Lounge Armchairs
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Miami, FL
REDUCED FROM $3,450. Pair of green leather and bentwood lounge chairs in the style of Alvar Aalto, the iconic Finnish designer. Supple and soft dark green leather cushions and arm pa...
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Vintage 1970s European Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Elegant Art Deco Game Table with Two Armchairs, circa 1930
By Léon Jallot
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Elegant French Art Deco game table in the style of Leon Jallot. Legs fitted with brass sabots. Removable top. Two armchairs in wood and leather, circa 1930. Restored. Measurements o...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Game Tables

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Brass

Art Deco White and Black Leather Ebonized Black Wood Bucket Armchairs, 1930s
Located in Milano, IT
Art Deco white and black leather ebonized black wood bucket armchairs, 1930s Two bucket armchairs from Art Deco period, circa 1930 from Italy. Restored and re-upholstered in white...
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Early 20th Century Italian Art Deco Armchairs

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Wood, Leather

Art Deco Black Ebonized Wood and Brown Leather Italian Armchairs, 1930s
Located in Milano, IT
Armchairs from Art Deco period, circa 1930, black ebonized wood armrests and brown leather seats. The armchairs have been reupholstered with premium quality leather and wooden parts ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Art Deco Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

Franco Albini for Knoll Modern Armchair in Black Leather and Birch Wood
By Franco Albini, Knoll
Located in Houston, TX
The classic modern lounge chair by Franco Albini for Knoll in black leather. Birch frame has excellent lines.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Birch, Leather

Pair of Midcentury Italian Black Wood and Cognac Leather Armchairs, Ibisco Sedie
By Ibisco Sedie
Located in Berlin, DE
This pair of midcentury leather armchairs where produced by Ibisco Sedie in the late 1970s. They are made of black lacquered beech and a thick cognac / red leather. They are in fan...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Beech

Black Lacquer and Leather Regina Armchair by Karl Springer
By Karl Springer
Located in Boston, MA
Karl Springer's sleek and chic Regina armchair features a curvaceous frame of high-gloss black lacquer and tailored black leather upholstery Two armchairs are available.
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Vintage 1980s American Armchairs

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Leather, Wood, Lacquer

Midcentury Webbed Leather and Wood Chair
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Webbed Leather and Wood Chair
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Mid-20th Century Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

Pair of Walnut and Leather Armchairs
Located in Stamford, CT
A fine quality pair of solid walnut and black leather upholstered shepherd's crook armchairs with decorative carved knees on ball and claw feet.
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Early 20th Century English Armchairs

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Wood, Leather

  • Pair of Walnut and Leather Armchairs
  • Pair of Walnut and Leather Armchairs
  • Pair of Walnut and Leather Armchairs
  • Pair of Walnut and Leather Armchairs
H 40 in. W 24 in. D 21 in.
French Art Deco Red and Black Faux Leather Club Armchair
Located in Halluin, FR
French Art Deco large club armchair in red and black faux leather, comfortable, typical, and welcoming, in very good condition for his great age.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Armchairs

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Faux Leather, Wood

Black wood, metal and leather Eileen Gray Transat Lounge Chair, 1970s
By Eileen Gray, Ecart International
Located in MIlano, IT
Black wood, metal and leather Eileen Gray Transat Lounge Chair, 1970s Striking black leather lounge chair by Eileen Gray for Ecart International from the end of seventies, but design...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

Pair Baker Cinnabar And Black Patent Leather Arm Chairs
Located in Chicago, IL
Striking pair of two open arm chairs by Baker, finished in a cinnabar red lacquer. Seats and back upholstered in black patent leather.
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20th Century American Armchairs

Materials

Wood, Leather

Curvaceous Black Lacquer And Dark Grey Leather Arm Chair
Located in Chicago, IL
Elegant single arm chair in glossy black lacquer and dark gray leather upholstery. Excactly like another chair we have listed<br /> with dove gray leather(1stdibs reference U0905028...
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20th Century American Armchairs

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Wood, Lacquer, Leather

A. Bender Madsen and Ejner Larsen "Metropolitan" Armchairs
By Aksel Bender Madsen, Ejner Larsen
Located in San Francisco, CA
Rare pair of black on black "Metropolitan" armchairs designed by A. Bender Madsen and Ejner Larsen. Made by cabinetmaker Willy Beck, labeled with metal plaque. Excellent vintage con...
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Vintage 1950s Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

Arne Vodder for Sibast Set of Black Leather and Rosewood Dining Chairs
By Sibast, Arne Vodder
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Arne Vodder for Sibast, armchairs model 431, rosewood and black leather, Denmark, 1960s. This stately set of eight chairs is executed in original black leather and rosewood and de...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

Hoop Arm Chair with Brass Feet and Black Leather Upholstery
Located in New York, NY
Hoop arm chair crafted from wood with brass feet and black leather backing and seat. Elegant and unusual silhouette.
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Vintage 1940s Unknown Other Armchairs

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Brass

Elegant Arm Chair In Black Lacquer and Dove Grey Leather
Located in Chicago, IL
Elegant arm chair in black lacquered wood and dove gray leather. Numerous applications, from the office to the bedroom, to the living room or foyer, this is a sturdy well built arm c...
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Late 20th Century American Armchairs

Materials

Wood

Black and Antique White Transitional Fauteuil Open-Arm Side or Accent Chair
By Sam Moore Furniture Co.
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome recently vintage fauteuil or open-arm side chair done in an antique white painted frame with black faux leather upholstery and transitional to contemporary styling. It is in...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Armchairs

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Faux Leather, Wood

Art Deco Style Vintage Lounge Chair Orange and Black with Ebonized Bentwood Arms
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome Art Deco style lounge armchair in red orange vinyl upholstery and black bentwood arms and legs. It is in wonderful vintage condition. And, retains its original faux leather ...
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Mid-20th Century Art Deco Armchairs

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Faux Leather, Wood

Faux Bamboo and Zebra Accent Chair
Located in North York, ON
A vintage Hollywood Regency curule accent chair, with a faux bamboo frame, cane back, chrome capped arm ends and newly replaced leather arm straps. The zebra pattern upholstery on th...
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Late 20th Century American Hollywood Regency Armchairs

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Chrome

  • Faux Bamboo and Zebra Accent Chair
  • Faux Bamboo and Zebra Accent Chair
  • Faux Bamboo and Zebra Accent Chair
  • Faux Bamboo and Zebra Accent Chair
H 39 in. W 27 in. D 24.5 in.
Black Wooden and Black Leather Swivel Office Design Armchair
Located in Halluin, FR
Prestance and class for this 1980s design office chair: leather shell (seat height 47cm) and armrests (H 67cm) in wood. Beautifully made, very comfortable and ergonomic, a deep blac...
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Late 20th Century French Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Contemporary Black Leather and Wood Reclining Armchair with Headrest
Located in Dallas, TX
This comfortable and stylish reclining chair was made, circa 1980. The black leather seat has a headrest and is raised by triangular legs joined by stretchers. There are convenient k...
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Late 20th Century American Chaise Longues

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Leather, Wood

Four Italian Carved Wood and Black Leather Armchairs
Located in Chicago, IL
Set of four Louis XV style carved fruitwood armchairs with black leather seats, arm pads and caned backs. Ornately carved apron, turned feet and arms. Finished in a light cherry anti...
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1990s Italian Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

Scandinavian Style Wooden and Black Leather Swivel Office Armchair
Located in Halluin, FR
This practical and ergonomic swivel office armchair with leather (armrests in black faux - leather) seat and wooden structure, star feet is in excellent state. High French quality, s...
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Late 20th Century French Scandinavian Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Scandinavian Design Wooden and Black Leather Swivel Office Armchair
Located in Halluin, FR
This practical and ergonomic office swivel chair (fixed height) of beautiful leather and wood, has a star system with a system allowing the shell to return to its place.
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Late 20th Century European Scandinavian Modern Office Chairs and Desk Ch...

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Leather, Wood

Set of Ten Stained Wood and Black Leather Dining Armchairs, circa 1980
By Cassina
Located in Paris, Ile-de-France
A set of ten dining armchairs, black stained wood and black leather .<br /> These very comfortable seats are a perfect match for a Cassina Mackintosh dining table (Please see our in...
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Late 20th Century Italian International Style Dining Room Chairs

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Leather

Stanley Jay Friedman Caesar Black Lacquer and Leather Armchair
By Philippe Starck, Bonaventure, Stanley Jay Friedman
Located in Saint Petersburg, FL
Completely restored Stanley Jay Friedman Caesar armchair. The black lacquer postmodern Z-lounge chair was designed by Friedman for Bonaventure Ind, of Montreal. Interestingly enough,...
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Vintage 1970s Canadian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wood, Leather

Antique Leather and Cowhide Wingback Armchair
Located in Atlanta, GA
Antique Leather and Cowhide Wingback Armchair, at least circa 1940s. probably much earlier. We love the patina that this leather lounge chair has taken on over the years. The leather...
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Vintage 1940s American American Classical Wingback Chairs

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Brass

Empire State Armchair in Black or Grey Velvet or in Painted Ecoleather
Located in Paris, FR
Armchair black Empire State upholstered in retro black velvet with capitone backrest. Structure handcrafted in solid wood with two-feet in black finish solid wood. Price: 7800,00€. A...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Leather, Velvet, Wood

Black Cantilever Lounge Armchair and Footstool by Ake Fribytter for Nelo, Sweden
By Nelo, Ake Fribytter
Located in Antwerp, BE
This Swedish armchair was designed by Ake Fribyter for Nelo in the 1970s, it's comprises a cantilever black lacquered bentwood structure and a seat upholstered in original black leat...
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Armchair Wood And Black Leather For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the armchair wood and black leather you’re looking for at 1stDibs. An armchair wood and black leather — often made from wood, animal skin and leather — can elevate any home. There are 18 variations of the antique or vintage armchair wood and black leather you’re looking for, while we also have 13 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect armchair wood and black leather —, we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. When you’re browsing for the right armchair wood and black leather, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Scandinavian Modern styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one armchair wood and black leather that is appealing in its simplicity, but Craig Bassam, Merve Kahraman and A. R. Arredamenti produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much are Armchair Wood And Black Leather?

Prices for an armchair wood and black leather start at $365 and top out at $42,500 with the average selling for $4,311.

Finding the Right Armchairs for You

Armchairs have run the gamut from prestige to ease and everything in between. 

Long before industrial mass production democratized seating, armchairs conveyed status and power. In ancient Egypt, the commoners took stools, while in early Greece, ceremonial chairs of carved marble were designated for nobility. But the high-backed early thrones of yore, elevated and ornate, were merely grandiose iterations of today’s armchairs. 

Modern-day armchairs, built with functionality and comfort in mind, are now central to tasks throughout your home. Formal dining armchairs support your guests at a table for a cheery feast, a good drafting chair with a deep seat is parked in front of an easel where you create art and, elsewhere, an ergonomic wonder of sorts positions you at the desk for your 9 to 5.

When placed under just the right lamp where you can lounge comfortably, both elbows resting on the padded supports on each side of you, an upholstered armchair — or a rattan armchair for your light-suffused sunroom — can be the sanctuary where you’ll read for hours. If you’re in the mood for company, your velvet chesterfield armchair is a place to relax and be part of the conversation that swirls around you. Maybe the dialogue is about the beloved Papa Bear chair, a mid-century modern masterpiece from Danish carpenter and furniture maker Hans Wegner, and the wingback’s strong association with the concept of cozying up by the fireplace, which we can trace back to its origins in 1600s-era England, when the seat’s distinctive arm protrusions protected the sitter from the heat of the period’s large fireplaces. 

If the fireside armchair chat involves spirited comparisons, your companions will likely probe the merits of antique and vintage armchairs such as Queen Anne armchairs, Victorian armchairs or even Louis XVI armchairs, as well as the pros and cons of restoration versus conservation.

Everyone seems to have a favorite armchair and most people will be all too willing to talk about their beloved design. Whether that’s the unique Favela chair by Brazilian sibling furniture designers Fernando and Humberto Campana, who repurpose everyday objects to artful effect; or Marcel Breuer’s futuristic tubular metal Wassily lounge chair; the functionality-first LC series from Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret; or the Eames lounge chair of the mid-1950s created by Charles and Ray Eames, there is an iconic armchair for everyone and every purpose. Find yours on 1stDibs right now.