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Pace Collection Black Upholstered Dining Chairs, A Set of 4
Located in Plainview, NY
Pace Modern Collection set of 4 ebony chairs with striped motif upholstery. Dimensions: 17.5" W x 18.5" D x 43.5" H x 19" SH.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Ebony, Upholstery, Wood

Upholstered Black or Gray Fabric, Dining Chair Dandara
Located in Miami, FL
Dandara presents us with a design that emphasizes the expressiveness of wood, with smooth curves that harmonize with complex joints and sharp corners. Emphasis on the shell-shaped ba...
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2010s Brazilian Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Wood

Blackened Steel Dining Chair with Black Leather Upholstered Seat
By Stephen Kenn
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A steel and leather chair with a comfortable seat, easily stackable to save space when needed. This tonal version has a blackened steel frame with a black leather upholstered seat. S...
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2010s American Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Ebonized Oak, Copper, and Black Leather Upholstered Sable Dining Chair
By Chris Earl
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Handcrafted solid wood construction, featuring true copper or brass rods. Made in Los Angeles, California. Shown in ebonized oak, copper, and black leather upholstery. Wood type...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Aluminum, Brass, Copper

Set of 8 Pink and Black Bohemian Ikat Print Upholstered Dining Chairs
By Steve Chase
Located in Palm Springs, CA
These beautiful dining chairs were custom-made for a high-end residence in Rancho Mirage California. The coloration of the Bohemian print is amazing in pink, black and white. The set...
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1990s American Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric

And Objects Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Black
By And Objects
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

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Brass, Stainless Steel

Set of Six Upholstered Brass Dining Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Comprising two armchairs and four side chairs in original charcoal gray upholstery, raised on brass cantilevered legs. Rare to find these in gold-toned metal.
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20th Century American Post-Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

1950's Baumann Bentwood Spindleback Upholstered Dining Chair, Set of Four Black
By Baumann France
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1950’s Baumann bentwood spindleback upholstered dining chair – set of four black 1950’s Baumann bentwood spindle back upholstered dining chair – set of four black. Classic beech spi...
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Vintage 1950s French Dining Room Chairs

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Bentwood

Black Italian Upholstered Velvet Art Deco Dining Chair, Late 20th Century
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A lovely Art Deco style dining chair, made in Italy. The chair features a tall rounded back upholstered in a lush black velvet. On either side of the back, small metal rounded detail...
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20th Century Italian Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Set of Six Beetle Dining Chairs, Front Upholstered, Conic Base, Matte Black
By GamFratesi Design Studio, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
Looking closely at the anatomy of the beetle insect, characterized by its solid outside and soft inside, the front upholstered beetle chair possesses all attributes. The front uphols...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Steel

Set of Six Beetle Dining Chairs, Fully Upholstered, Conic Base, Matte Black
By GamFratesi Design Studio, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The beetle chair has since its introduction in 2013 being well received by end-consumers as well as interior architects. Due to its appealing design, outstanding comfort and unique c...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Steel

10 American Polished Stainless & Upholstered Dining Chairs, Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Hollywood, FL
the polished stainless frames with v back and cross stretcher and upholstered seat.
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Vintage 1970s Dining Room Chairs

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Chrome

Contemporary American Geometric Upholstered Brass and Giltwood Dining Chair
Located in New York, NY
Modern American rectangular geometric faceted form upholstered dining chair with brass and giltwood detailed (Can be made to order).
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2010s American Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

1952, Harrie Bertoia, Knoll International, Rarely Upholstered Wire Dining Chair
By Harry Bertoia, Knoll
Located in IJMuiden, NL
Beautiful Bertoia wire chair with sort of black and red fabric of cushions. The chair is as new and in great condition. The backrest cushions are attached to the seat with black leat...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal, Chrome

Milo Baughman Upholstered and Chrome Dining Chairs for Thayer Coggin
By Milo Baughman
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A set of four high back dining chairs upholstered in a dark chocolate brown velvet having chromed squared box tube framed bases. A comfortable chair that has a rich look and feel the...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery

Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Indaco by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Indaco by by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Silver L...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech, Walnut

Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Smeraldo by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, smeraldo by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Silver Le...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Rosso by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, Rosso by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: solid beech wood structure, gold or silver leaf ...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Grigio by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, grigio by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: solid beech wood structure, gold or silver leaf...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Menta by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Menta by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Silver Leaf ...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

And Objects Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Red
By And Objects
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

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Brass, Stainless Steel

And Objects Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Green
By And Objects
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

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Brass, Stainless Steel

And Objects Abbas Dining Chair, Fully Upholstered in Indigo Blue Velvet
By And Objects
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

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Fabric, Upholstery

And Objects Abbas Dining Chair, Fully Upholstered in Emerald Green Velvet
By And Objects
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

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Upholstery, Fabric

Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Rosa by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, rosa by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: solid beech wood structure, Gold or Silver Leaf B...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Malva by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, Malva by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Silver Leaf ...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Giallo by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Giallo by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Silver Leaf...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Indaco by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, Indaco by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, gold or silver leaf...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Iola Upholstered Chair in Black Metal Base, by E-ggs
By Miniforms, E-GGS
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Iola chair comes with a seat, back and armrests in a injected flameretardant polyurethane foam covered with the listed fabrics. The structure base is available for custom orders in W...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Giallo by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 4, Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, Giallo by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or S...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Indaco by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Indaco by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or S...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Blu by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 4, Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, Blu by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Silv...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Smeraldo by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2, Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, Smeraldo by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, gold or...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Rosso by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Rosso by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Si...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Menta by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Menta by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Si...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Grigio by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2, Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, Grigio by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or S...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Rosso by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2, Bokken upholstered chair, Black & Silver, Rosso by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Si...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Menta by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Menta by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Si...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Blu by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2, bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, blu by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: solid beech wood structure, gold or silv...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Grigio by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 4, Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, Grigio by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or S...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech, Walnut

And Objects Easton Side Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Black
By And Objects
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

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Brass, Stainless Steel

Warm Nordic Gesture Monochrome Fully Upholstered Chair in Black, by Hans Olsen
By Hans Olsen
Located in Viby J, DK
This beautiful, moulded Gesture Chair, designed in the 1950s, was the work of the acclaimed Danish architect, Hans Olsen. With its welcoming design, the Gesture Chair creates a warm ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Malva by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Malva by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Si...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech, Walnut

Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Ottanio by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Ottanio by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or ...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech, Walnut

Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Giallo by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2, bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, Giallo by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or S...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech, Walnut

Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Rosa by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2, Bokken upholstered chair, black & silver, rosa by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini. Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm. Materials: solid beech wood structure, gold or s...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech, Walnut

Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Rosa by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 4, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Rosa by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Sil...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech, Walnut

Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Malva by Colé Italia
Located in Geneve, CH
Set of 2, Bokken Upholstered Chair, Black & Silver, Malva by Colé Italia with Bellavista/Piccini Dimensions: H 81.7 D 49 W 53.5 cm Materials: Solid beech wood structure, Gold or Si...
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2010s Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut

French Louis XVI Style Chairs, Dirty White Frames, Upholstered in Black Leather
Located in Chicago, IL
French Louis XVI style dining chairs in your choice of finishes and upholstery. Old Plank had been for decades trying to find a “comfortable, by American standards” Louis XVI dining ...
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2010s French Louis XVI Dining Room Chairs

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Beech

Luxury Beverly Hills Art Deco Contemporary Leather Upholstered Dining & Armchair
Located in Coimbra, PT
The current vogue for Art Deco furniture, combined with an interior design love affair with leather makes this chair one of the most sought after pieces in our collection. Beverly Hi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass

Gesture Two-Tone Fully Upholstered Chair in Black, by Hans Olsen for Warm Nordic
By Hans Olsen
Located in Viby J, DK
This beautiful, moulded Gesture chair, designed in the 1950s, was the work of the acclaimed Danish architect, Hans Olsen. With its welcoming design, the Gesture chair creates a warm ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

Three One Four Studio, "Hope" Chair, Klismos, Lacquered, Bronze, Upholstered
Located in Hinckley, GB
The Hope chair is inspired by the original Klismos chair first produced in ancient Greece. Popularised in Regency Britain by Thomas Hope, the design has been contemporised and redefi...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Belgian Black Marble, Bronze

And Objects Easton Side Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Red
By And Objects
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....
Category

21st Century and Contemporary British Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

And Objects Easton Side Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Green
By And Objects
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....
Category

21st Century and Contemporary British Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

Warm Nordic Gesture Monochrome Fully Upholstered Chair in Teak Oak, Hans Olsen
By Hans Olsen
Located in Viby J, DK
This beautiful, moulded Gesture chair, designed in the 1950s, was the work of the acclaimed Danish architect, Hans Olsen. With its welcoming design, the Gesture chair creates a warm ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

Upholstered Leather Chair in Natural Ash Wood Molteni&C by Tobia Scarpa - Miss
By Tobia Scarpa, Molteni & C
Located in New York, NY
Part of the Molteni&C Heritage collection is a re-make of the miss chair, designed by Afra and Tobia Scarpa in 1986. The form is linked to a system of soft, unbroken, linear rhythms....
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Ash, Leather

Gesture Monochrome Fully Upholstered Chair in Oak, by Hans Olsen for Warm Nordic
By Hans Olsen
Located in Viby J, DK
This beautiful, moulded gesture chair, designed in the 1950s, was the work of the acclaimed Danish architect, Hans Olsen. With its welcoming design, the Gesture Chair creates a warm ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

UNA Leather Upholstered Dining Chair in Black Stained Oak by Estudio Persona
By Estudio Persona
Located in Los Angeles, CA
UNA leather upholstered dining chair in black stained oak. Using these fluid shapes allows greater focus on the details of the wood grain and pristinely stitched leather top. Made o...
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2010s American Modern Chairs

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Leather, Oak

21st Century Leather Upholstered and Simple Linear Frame Dining Chair
By Benedikt Bolza Design, B.B. for Reschio
Located in Lisciano Niccone, Perugia
The simple chair, a leather upholstered dining chair in a simple linear steel frame Specifications: Polished steel or powder coated frame, leather upholstered seat and back rest ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chairs

Materials

Steel

Beetle Dining Chair, Front Upholstered, Black Stained Beech
By Gubi, GamFratesi Design Studio
Located in Berkeley, CA
Looking closely at the anatomy of the beetle insect, characterized by its solid outside and soft inside, the front upholstered Beetle chair possesses all attributes. The front uphols...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech

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Black Upholstered Dining Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of black upholstered dining chairs available on 1stDibs. Each of these unique black upholstered dining chairs was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, animal skin and leather. Find 54 antique and vintage black upholstered dining chairs at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 64 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. Black upholstered dining 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 upholstered dining chairs bearing Mid-Century Modern or Modern hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Black upholstered dining chairs have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Gubi, GamFratesi and And Objects are consistently popular.

How Much are Black Upholstered Dining Chairs?

Prices for black upholstered dining chairs start at $140 and top out at $18,447 with the average selling for $1,675.

Finding the Right Dining Room Chairs for You

No matter what your dream dining experience looks like, there is a wide-ranging variety of vintage, new and antique dining room chairs on 1stDibs. Find 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 tables and other 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.

In the dining rooms of today, however, there is enough space for everyone 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 sumptuous 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.

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