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Pair of Early Charles and Ray Eames DKR Chairs
Located in London Road, Baldock, Hertfordshire
A pair of early Charles & Ray Eames DKR chairs with original vinyl cover, circa 1950s. Featuring 'Eiffel' bases.   .
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Mid-20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

  • Pair of Early Charles and Ray Eames DKR Chairs
  • Pair of Early Charles and Ray Eames DKR Chairs
  • Pair of Early Charles and Ray Eames DKR Chairs
  • Pair of Early Charles and Ray Eames DKR Chairs
H 31.89 in. W 18.9 in. D 20.08 in.
Established & Sons Standard Unique Dining Chair in Black Grey
Located in Vancouver, BC
This simple wooden chair by Maarten Baas is an exercise in marrying the character of individual, hand produced designs with the processes of mass-production. Each standard unique cha...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Chairs

And Objects Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Black
Located in London, Greater London
And objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton dining chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

And Objects Easton Side Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Red
Located in London, Greater London
And Objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton side chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leather....
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21st Century and Contemporary British Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

And Objects Easton Side Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Green
Located in London, Greater London
And objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton side chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leather....
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21st Century and Contemporary British Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

And Objects Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Red
Located in London, Greater London
And objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton dining chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

And Objects Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Green
Located in London, Greater London
And Objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton dining chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

And Objects Easton Side Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Black
Located in London, Greater London
And Objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton side chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leather....
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21st Century and Contemporary British Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

Surface Chair by Terence Woodgate and John Barnard for Established & Sons
Located in London, GB
Two Royal Designers for Industry, one from the world of furniture design, and one from the world of Formula 1 racing car design collaborated. With an almost impossibly thin profile, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Other

Set of Eight English Queen Anne Style Red Lacquer Chinoiserie Dining Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Set of eight English queen Anne style red lacquered chinoiserie dining chairs (manner of Giles Grendey, late 19th-20th century. Measures: Two armchairs: 24½" W x 19" D x 43" H, six s...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Queen Anne Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

1950s Black and Walnut Dining Chair in the Style of Imari Tapiovaara
Located in Stow on the Wold, GB
Very good quality dining chair in the style of Imari Tapiovaara. Designed in the 1950s. Ebonized beech legs and back spindles and walnut veneered seats. In good vintage condition,...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Walnut, Plywood

Blue Gray Upholstery with Metal Gloss Lacquer Leg Dining Chair, Tom Dixon
Located in Tulsa, OK
Fat dining chair by Tom Dixon Designed to hug the body and allowing for multiple sitting positions, this dining chair is upholstered using Hero by Kvadrat blue gray woolen fabric ...
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2010s English Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Metal

And Objects Abbas Dining Chair, Fully Upholstered in Emerald Green Velvet
Located in London, Greater London
And Objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. A contemporary twist on the Classic upholstered dining chair, the Abbas dining chair ...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Fabric

Set of Four Cool 'Omstak' Perforated Metal Chairs by Rodney Kinsman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of four 'Omstak' perforated metal chairs designed by Rodney Kinsman in 1971 and produced by Bieffeplast. A TRIBUTE TO BIEFFE AND Bieffeplast, 31 January 2018 On February 1...
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Vintage 1970s English Post-Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel, Chrome

Four English Oak Ladder Back Armchairs. Very comfortable, great color and patina
Located in Buchanan, MI
Four English oak ladder back armchairs or two pairs. Lovely deep rich color. Very comfortable. Rush seat in very sturdy good condition. Priced per chair.
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20th Century English George III Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Oak

And Objects Abbas Dining Chair, Fully Upholstered in Indigo Blue Velvet
Located in London, Greater London
And Objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. A contemporary twist on the Classic upholstered dining chair, the Abbas dining chair ...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Upholstery

Vintage Retro Brown and Black Fabric Dining Chairs by Pieff, Set of 4
Located in London, GB
Designed and made by British furniture house Pieff, this set of four dining chairs is a fantastic example of Classic 1970s design. Featuring chrome cantilever frames, the chairs h...
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Vintage 1970s British Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Chrome

Rare Early 1940s PEL Bakelite Seat Dining Chairs, Set of Eight
Located in Hook, Hampshire
Rare early 1940s PEL Bakelite seat dining chairs – Set of eight – Other quantities available Set of six rare early 1940s vintage PEL stacking Bakelite seat dining chairs. PEL was th...
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Vintage 1940s British Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Rare Early 1940s PEL Bakelite Seat Dining Chair, Good Quantities Available
Located in Hook, Hampshire
Rare Early 1940s PEL Bakelite seat dining chair – Good quantities available Rare early 1940s vintage PEL stacking Bakelite seat dining chair – various quantities available. PEL was ...
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Vintage 1940s British Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Set of Eight Chrome Black Faux Alligator Crocodile Patina Leather Dining Chairs
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to this suite of eight-chromed X-frame base crocodile or alligator patina leather dining chairs A very decorative and good looking suite of chairs, they each have...
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20th Century English Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Set of Four 17th century English William & Mary Walnut Chairs
Located in Troy, NY
A very rare, superbly carved set of four side chairs in the manner of Daniel Marot (architect to William III), attributed to Thomas Roberts (who was awarded the position of chief sup...
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Antique Late 17th Century English Baroque Chairs

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Walnut

Set of Four Arts & Crafts Style Chairs In The Manner of E. W. Godwin
Located in Stamford, CT
A wonderful set of four Arts & Crafts style ebonized "Thebes" armchairs in the manner of E. W. Godwin model.
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Late 20th Century English Arts and Crafts Armchairs

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Wood

Regency Mahogany Set Of 8 Dining Chairs
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A fine set of eight Regency mahogany dining chairs consisting six singles and two carvers having well figured top rails with carved decoration standing on elegant sabre legs.
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

  • Regency Mahogany Set Of 8 Dining Chairs
  • Regency Mahogany Set Of 8 Dining Chairs
  • Regency Mahogany Set Of 8 Dining Chairs
  • Regency Mahogany Set Of 8 Dining Chairs
H 34.5 in. W 20 in. D 17 in.
Large and Fantastic Set of 18 Antique Chippendale Dining Room Chairs
Located in New York, NY
A large and fantastic quality set of 18 late 19th century English Chippendale style dining room chairs Comprising of four arm and 14 side chairs (It is very rare to find such a...
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Antique 19th Century English Chippendale Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

1960s Dare Inglis Vintage/Retro Dining Chairs in Teak, Set of Six
Located in Hook, Hampshire
Set of six 1960s Dare Inglis vintage/retro stacking dining chairs in teak. Dare Inglis was one of the numerous English chair producers that emerged in the post war period. These chai...
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Vintage 1940s British Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Set of 4 Bruno Pollak Bauhaus RP-7 Chairs for PEL Oldbury, 1932
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of 4 Bruno Polak Bauhaus stacking chairs with tubular chrome frames. In original condition with visible wear to the leather and some chrome loss. Very original condition. Set price.
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Vintage 1930s English Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Stunning Black Leather Thomas Chippendale Style Gainsborough Carver Armchair
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning vintage black leather chrome stud Gainsborough carver armchair with Thomas Chippendale style fret work carving A very good looking...
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20th Century English Victorian Dining Room Chairs

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Leather

Six Aesthetic Movement English Dining Chairs After E W Godwin
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Handsome set of six dining chairs. Very similar in design to chairs by British architect and furniture designer Edward William Godwin, made for Dromore Castle, circa 1877. Cent...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Aesthetic Movement Chairs

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Wood

Set of Six English Neoclassical Dining Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Very fine set of six English neoclassical dining chairs, the most unusual back splats with carved rosettes, honeysuckle and wreath carving, the crest rails with bellflowers, the legs...
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Antique 19th Century British Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

Set of 6 English Mahogany and Leather Upholstered Dining Chairs, circa 1900
Located in Atlanta, GA
Of generous proportion and having drop in leather covered seats, the crest rails are slightly arched, the backs with shaped splats and a noticeable curvature, cabriole front legs and...
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Early 20th Century English Queen Anne Dining Room Chairs

Fine Set of Six 18th Century Dining Room Chairs, England, 1750
Located in Rome, IT
A fine set of six English 18th century blue painted and parcel-gilt chairs with vase shaped back splats and caned seats, Over cabriolet legs with pad feet.
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Antique Mid-18th Century British George II Side Chairs

Materials

Wood

Fine Set of Six 18th Century Dining Room Chairs England 1750
Located in Rome, IT
A fine set of six English 18th century blue painted and parcel-gilt chairs with vase shaped back splats and caned seats, Over cabriolet legs with pad feet.
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Antique Mid-18th Century British George II Side Chairs

Materials

Wood

Ebonized Chinoiserie Cockpen Side Chairs
Located in Port Chester, NY
An ebonized mahogany 'cockpen' chair, the trellis back above a drop in seat, the bowed seat rail above splayed legs joined by stretchers. Inspired by a George III original.        
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21st Century and Contemporary English George III Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

  • Ebonized Chinoiserie Cockpen Side Chairs
  • Ebonized Chinoiserie Cockpen Side Chairs
  • Ebonized Chinoiserie Cockpen Side Chairs
  • Ebonized Chinoiserie Cockpen Side Chairs
H 39.25 in. W 22.5 in. D 23 in.
Set of Twelve Regency Period Mahogany Dining/Library Chairs
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
Good set of 12 Regency period mahogany dining or library chairs of very substantial construction, shaped backs with boldly carved shells and foliage. The uprights with deeply carved ...
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Antique 19th Century British Regency Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

Set of Six George III Period Mahogany Elbow Chairs
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
A good set of six George III period mahogany Elbow chairs, the top rail, the arm supports finely executed with reeded decoration, the 'X' backs with boxwood and satinwood line inlay,...
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Antique 19th Century British George III Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

Pair of Vintage Chrome Armchairs
Located in LOS ANGELES, CA
Two chrome and upholstered armchairs by Pieff & Co. Furniture, U.K. Newly upholstered in cotton velvet. Freshly polished chrome. Good scale for dining or as occasional chairs. Priced...
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Late 20th Century English Modern Armchairs

Materials

Chrome

  • Pair of Vintage Chrome Armchairs
  • Pair of Vintage Chrome Armchairs
  • Pair of Vintage Chrome Armchairs
  • Pair of Vintage Chrome Armchairs
H 37 in. W 24 in. D 19.5 in.
Set of Four Cool 'Omstak' Perforated Metal Chairs by Rodney Kinsman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of four 'Omstak' perforated metal chairs designed by Rodney Kinsman in 1971 and produced by Bieffeplast. A TRIBUTE TO BIEFFE AND BIEFFEPLAST. 31 January 2018 On February 10th, ...
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Vintage 1970s English Post-Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel, Chrome

Irish Armchairs
Located in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
A pair of Thomas Chippendale carved mahogany dining chairs with eagle carved arms and top rail on claw feet. Designed originally for the Irish market. Upholstered in clients own ...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Chippendale Armchairs

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Wood

  • Irish Armchairs
  • Irish Armchairs
  • Irish Armchairs
  • Irish Armchairs
H 40.56 in. W 25.99 in. D 19.69 in.
Custom Set of Eight English Bobble Top Ladder Back Chairs
Located in Woodbury, CT
A variation of the Classic English ladder back chair, these chairs (two arms and six sides) offer a slightly sleeker look, but add a little visual interest with the addition of turne...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Georgian Dining Room Chairs

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Oak

Set of Four Antique Oak Chairs
Located in Pasadena, CA
Set of four antique oak chairs with original black painted finish. Cleaned and waxed, newly upholstered seats "Pomegranates and Grapes", circa 1890s from England.
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Antique 19th Century English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Set of Four Antique Oak Chairs
  • Set of Four Antique Oak Chairs
  • Set of Four Antique Oak Chairs
  • Set of Four Antique Oak Chairs
H 38.75 in. W 18 in. D 19.5 in.
Lambs of Manchester A Set of Four Aesthetic Movement Oak & Leather Dining Chairs
Located in London, GB
Lambs of Manchester A Set of Four Aesthetic Movement Oak Dining Chairs with carved and part ebonised details, professionally reupholstered in a quality matt black leather.
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Early 20th Century English Aesthetic Movement Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Oak

Nelson Chair
Located in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
With a hint of the Grand Tour and a dash of Klismos style, a bow back dining chair of pleasing proportions. In mahogany with kick out back legs and simple tapered front legs. These c...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Regency Chairs

Materials

Mahogany

  • Nelson Chair
  • Nelson Chair
  • Nelson Chair
  • Nelson Chair
H 31.89 in. W 21.26 in. D 18.12 in.
Superb Set of Eight George II Mahogany Dining Chairs
Located in London, GB
Set of eight George II mahogany dining chairs. Including two elbow chairs, English/Irish, circa 1750.  
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Antique 1750s British George II Dining Room Chairs

Dining Chairs Set of 6 English Mahogany Leather Black 19th Century England
Located in New York, NY
Dining Chairs Set of 6 English Mahogany Leather Black 19th Century England. A stunning set of of 6 dining chairs made in England during the 19th Century. Frame in mahogany with gilde...
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

Set of Eight Chippendale Style Dining Chairs
Located in Woodbury, CT
Beautifully carved and finished with a warm patina, this set comprises two armchairs and six side chairs. Though they date from the late 20th century, they have an antique look about...
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Late 20th Century British Chippendale Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

Set of 6 Custom English Regency Carved Solid Mahogany Library Dining Side Chairs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Attractive set of six English solid mahogany Regency side chairs with leather seats. It appears that three of the chairs are 19th century Regency chairs with the remaining three chai...
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Antique 19th Century British Regency Side Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

Set of 6 19th c. English Regency Black Lacquered and Caned Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Set of 6 English Regency style (19th Cent) black lacquered & gold decorated chairs with cane seats and backs with painted panels (2 armchairs, and 4 sides measuring 20½"w x 20"d x 3...
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Armchairs

Materials

Gold

Set of Eight English Mahogany Chippendale Style Dining Chairs, Circa 1830
Located in Charleston, SC
Set of eight English mahogany Chippendale style dining chairs with acanthus carved splat back, gardrooned carved skirt, acanthus carved knee, leather inserted seats, and terminating ...
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Antique 19th Century British Chippendale Dining Room Chairs

Child's English Regency High Chair
Located in Nashville, TN
Period English Regency mahogany high chair with a table form base and detachable chair with 20th century leather seat.
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Antique 19th Century English Chairs

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

  • Child's English Regency High Chair
  • Child's English Regency High Chair
  • Child's English Regency High Chair
  • Child's English Regency High Chair
H 35 in. W 14.75 in. D 22.5 in.
Six Regency Black Painted Klismos Dining Chairs
Located in London, GB
A fine set of Six (4 side chairs and 2 armchairs) black lacquered and gilt-brass mounted dining chairs of Grecian-revival 'Klismos' form, by John Gee of London, circa 1810. With ...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass

  • Six Regency Black Painted Klismos Dining Chairs
  • Six Regency Black Painted Klismos Dining Chairs
  • Six Regency Black Painted Klismos Dining Chairs
  • Six Regency Black Painted Klismos Dining Chairs
H 33.25 in. W 21.75 in. D 24.5 in.
And Objects Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Green
Located in London, Greater London
And Objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton dining chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

1950s Black and Walnut Dining Chair in the Style of Imari Tapiovaara
Located in Stow on the Wold, GB
Very good quality dining chair in the style of Imari Tapiovaara. Designed in the 1950s. Ebonized beech legs and back spindles and walnut veneered seats. In good vintage condition,...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Walnut, Plywood

Set of Six Kofod-Larsen Style Rosewood Dining Chairs
Located in Berkeley, CA
This gorgeous set of six mid century dining chairs in rosewood is in the manner of Ib Kofod-Larsen. Perfect for pairing with any vintage or modern table, generously padded backrests ...
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Vintage 1960s English Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Rosewood

Set of Eight Regency Black Lacquer Gilt-Brass Mounted Klismos Dining Chairs
Located in London, GB
A fine set of eight (6+2) black lacquered and gilt-brass mounted dining chairs of Grecian-revival 'Klismos' form, by John Gee of London, circa 1810. With turned and curved top-rail...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass

Set of 8 Queen Anne Style Black Lacquer Chinoiserie Dining Chairs
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A simply superb set of eight vintage dining chairs from the first half of the 20th century, they are intricately carved and decorated in the Queen Anne or George II taste of the Engl...
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Early 20th Century English Queen Anne Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Giltwood, Lacquer

Set of Eight Antique Mahogany Fine 19th Century Ribbon Back Dining Chairs
Located in New Orleans, LA
Set of eight antique mahogany fine 19th century ribbon back dining chairs.
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Antique Late 19th Century English Dining Room Chairs

Set of Five Regency Klismo Chairs
Located in Troy, NY
Wonderful set of five black chinoiserie lacquered Klismo chairs. Our pieces are left in lived-in condition, pending our custom conservation and polish to preference. On consignment...
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Antique 19th Century British Regency Chairs

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

  • Set of Five Regency Klismo Chairs
  • Set of Five Regency Klismo Chairs
  • Set of Five Regency Klismo Chairs
  • Set of Five Regency Klismo Chairs
H 32.5 in. W 20 in. D 20 in.
Chair 'Congo' by Mattia Bonetti
Located in London, GB
Mattia Bonetti Chair 'Congo' 2014 Bronze, upholstery H95 x L58 x D44 cm / H37.4 x L22.8 x D17.3 in David Gill Gallery For EU buyers this piece is subject to a 20% VAT tax, which w...
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2010s British Chairs

Materials

Bronze

  • Chair 'Congo' by Mattia Bonetti
  • Chair 'Congo' by Mattia Bonetti
  • Chair 'Congo' by Mattia Bonetti
  • Chair 'Congo' by Mattia Bonetti
H 37.4 in. W 22.8 in. D 17.3 in.
Antique Carver Dining / Desk Chair
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Antique dining chair, good size and comfortable, good shape to the arms and standing on fine reeded legs. English circa 1830
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Antique 19th Century British Chairs

Set of Eight English Black Dining Chairs
Located in New York, NY
A set of 8 black painted dining chairs upholstered in black leather decorated with nail heads. Made in England 20th Century. Sturdy and very comfortable. Newly upholstered.
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20th Century English George III Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Set of Eight English Black Dining Chairs
  • Set of Eight English Black Dining Chairs
  • Set of Eight English Black Dining Chairs
  • Set of Eight English Black Dining Chairs
H 38 in. W 20.5 in. D 18.3 in.
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Black British Dining Room Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of black british dining room chairs is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, metal and animal skin, all black british dining room chairs available were constructed with great care. We have 35 antique and vintage black british dining room chairs in-stock, while there are 15 modern editions to choose from as well. Black british dining room chairs have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Black british dining room chairs bearing Georgian or Regency hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. There have been many well-made black british dining room chairs over the years, but those made by And Objects, COX and Established & Sons are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Black British Dining Room Chairs?

Prices for black british dining room chairs start at $99 and top out at $55,000 with the average selling for $4,532.

Finding the Right Dining Room Chairs for You

No matter what your dream dining experience looks like, 1stDibs has upholstered dining-room chairs, wood dining-room chairs and more to outfit any space designated for a good meal, be it in your home or in the great outdoors.

In the early 18th century, most dining-room furniture was designed to look masculine. In America, dining rooms weren’t even much of a concept until the late 1700s, when a space set aside specifically for dining became a part of the construction of homes for the wealthy. Dining-room chairs of the era were likely made of walnut or oak. In Europe, neoclassical dining chairs emerged during the 1750s owing to nostalgia for classical antiquity, while the curving chair crests of Queen Anne furniture in the United States preceded the artistically bold seat backs that characterized the Chippendale chairs that followed. If there weren't enough dining chairs at suppertime in the American colonies, men were prioritized and women stood.

Dining rooms of today, however, allow space for people of any gender to have a seat at the table. Modern styles introduce innovative design choices that play with shape and style. Icons of mid-century modern dining-room chairs are plentiful: With its distinctive bentwood back, there is the DCW dining chair by Charles and Ray Eames, while Hans Wegner's timeless classic, the Wishbone chair, remains relevant and elegant decades after its debut. Stefano Giovannoni's White Rabbit dining chairs, in their lovable polyethylene biomorphism, reinvent what dining can look like.

Today's wide range of dining-room chairs also means that they can now be styled in different ways, bringing functionality and fun to any dining space. No longer do tables have to be accompanied by a matching set of seats. Skillfully mixing and matching colors and designs allows you to showcase your personality without sacrificing the cohesion of a given space.

By furnishing your dining room with cozy chairs — vintage, antique or otherwise — family time can extend far beyond mealtime. The plush upholstery of Victorian-style dining-room chairs is perfect for game nights that stretch from dinner to midnight snack. Outdoor tables and dining chairs can also present an excellent opportunity for bonding and eating — what goes better with a delicious meal than fresh air, anyway?

Whether you prefer your chairs streamlined and stackable or ornate and one of a kind, the offerings on 1stDibs will elevate your mealtime and beyond.