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Antique Campaign Writing Slope, Ship's Captain, Correspondence, Desk, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique campaign writing slope. An English, mahogany ship's captain's correspondence desk, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1850. Superior campaign piece with capt...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Desk Sets

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Mahogany

Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
A mahogany swivel office chair, with shaped back, above the brown leather upholstered seat, raised on four arched scroll toe supports terminating in brass castors. Dimensions Heigh...
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Early 20th Century British Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Mahogany

  • Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
  • Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
  • Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
  • Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
H 35 in. W 24 in. D 22 in.
Oak Office / Captain's Revolving Desk Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Oak office / captain’s oak revolving office chair with carved shaped pierced back and open arms above a solid oak seat. All raised up on four cabriole legs terminating in ceramic cas...
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Early 20th Century British Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Oak

Oak Office / Captain's Revolving Desk Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Oak office / captain’s oak revolving office chair with carved shaped pierced back and open arms above a solid oak seat. All raised up on four cabriole legs terminating in ceramic cas...
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Early 20th Century Great Britain (UK) Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

English Mahogany Oval Sea Captains Leather Top Desk, Circa 1800
Located in Charleston, SC
English mahogany oval sea captains desk with hinged leather top concealing two upper hidden compartments, single front drawer, original brasses, ebony string inlay, two hinged lower ...
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Antique Early 1800s English George III Desks

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Brass

Antique Georgian Mahogany "Captain's Box" Writing Slope Box, England, circa 1810
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A Fine triple-opening Georgian brass-bound mahogany writing slope with high quality brass fittings, this configuration is often referred to as a Captain’s box and offers a full suite...
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Antique Early 19th Century British Georgian More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Handsome RH Vintage Solid Oak Captain's Swivel Desk Chair Task Office Use
By Restoration Hardware
Located in National City, CA
Good looking and very handsome restoration hardware vintage solid oak captain's desk chair office task use Swivel function with continuous arm and aluminum base. Label present. Mea...
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2010s Chinese Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum

Stunning Ralph Lauren Crockadile Patina Brown Leather Office Desk Captains Chair
By Ralph Lauren
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely contemporary Ralph Lauren Crocodile patina brown leather desk office chair A very well made designer chair, designed to be used as a...
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20th Century American Other Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

English Edwardian Ralph Johnson Oak Spindle Back Captains Office Desk Armchair
By Ralph Johnson
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely original Edwardian English oak Ralph Johnson stamped captains chair A very good looking and well made piece, I have two of these cha...
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Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Oak

Lovely Antique English Edwardian Ralph Johnson Oak Captains Office Desk Armchair
By Ralph Johnson
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely original Edwardian English oak Ralph Johnson stamped captains chair A very good looking and well made piece, I have two of these cha...
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Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Oak

Blue Leather Rolling Captain’s Chair Campaign Chippendale Style
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome blue leather rolling Captain’s chair in a Campaign or Chippendale style game or tub chair on painted ball casters. In wonderful vintage condition. Age-appropriate condition ...
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Late 20th Century Unknown Campaign Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Very Comfortable Brown Leather Chesterfield Captains Directors Armchair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this pretty much new brown leather Chesterfield office I had two of these, one has now sold and its just the one left It is massively height adj...
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20th Century English Chesterfield Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

Fully Restored Vintage Brown Leather Chesterfield Captains Directors Armchair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely fully restored original vintage hand dyed Mahogany brown leather Chesterfield tufted directors chair A very good looking well made a...
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20th Century English Chesterfield Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

Fully Restored Mahogany Brown Leather Chesterfield Captains Directors Armchair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer this lovely fully restored original vintage hand dyed Mmahogany brown leather Chesterfield tufted directors chair A very good looking well made and comfo...
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20th Century English Chesterfield Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

Original Chesterfield Brown Leather Directors Captains Chair, Brand Wade
Located in Berlin, DE
Vintage tufted brown Leather English Chesterfield style barrel back desk chair. Item features rolled arms, nailhead trim, deep button tufts, and a solid wood base on rolling casters....
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20th Century English Chesterfield Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

Wade Upholstery Vintage Brown Leather Chesterfield Captains Directors Chair
By Wade Furniture Co., Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely original vintage wade upholstery hand dyed chestnut brown leather Chesterfield tufted captains chair A very good looking well made a...
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20th Century English Chesterfield Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Leather

Original Chesterfield Brown Leather Directors Captains Chair, Brand Wade
Located in Berlin, DE
Vintage tufted brown Leather English Chesterfield style barrel back desk chair. Item features rolled arms, nailhead trim, deep button tufts, and a solid wood base on rolling casters....
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20th Century English Chesterfield Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

Fully Restored Cigar Brown Leather Chesterfield Captains Directors Armchair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely fully restored original vintage hand dyed cigar brown leather Chesterfield tufted directors chair A very good looking well made and ...
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20th Century English Chesterfield Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

Chesterfield circa 1880 Restored Brown Leather Barrel Back Captains Chair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to this fully restored circa 1860 Barrell back Chesterfield hand dyed brown leather office chair This chair is really quite exquisite, it’s one of the earliest ty...
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Antique 1860s English High Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

Important Antique Chesterfield circa 1860 Restored Brown Leather Captains Chair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare and important fully restored circa 1860 barrel back Chesterfield hand dyed brown leather office chair This chair is really quite ...
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Antique 1860s English High Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Oak

Original English circa 1900 Edwardian Directors Office Captains Armchair in Oak
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this restored circa 1900 directors armchair This chair is really quite exquisite, it has a tiger oak frame which means the timber was cut on th...
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Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Oak

Antique William IV Aged Brown Leather Chesterfield Fully Restored Captains Chair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very fully restored circa 1830 horse shoe back Chesterfield hand dyed brown leather office chair This chair is really quite exquisite, its ...
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Antique 1830s English William IV Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

Original circa 1880 Maple & Co Restored Captains Chair Period Hillcrest Base
By Hillcrest, Maple & Co.
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning original Victorian stamped Maple & Co fully restored mahogany framed Hillcrest base office chair with hand dyed brown leather upholst...
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Antique 1880s English Late Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

Antique Captains Chair with Embossed Leather Armorial Coat of Arms, circa 1880
Located in London, GB
Wimbledon-Furniture Wimbledon-Furniture is delighted to offer for sale this absolutely exquisite circa 1880 Victorian walnut framed with embossed brown leather upholstery captain’...
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Antique 1880s English High Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

1900 Wylie & Lochhead by Appointment to the King Oxblood Leather Captains Chair
By Wylie & Lochhead
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare and highly collectable fully stamped Oxblood leather captains chair made by Wylie & Lochhead LTD by special appointment to H.M The K...
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Antique Early 1900s Scottish Late Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

Victorian Cast Iron Lion Base Blue Leather Ships Captains Swivel Office Chair
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this absolutely stunning mid Victorian Ships Swivel armchair on a solid cast iron base with Lion head detailing A very good looking and decorati...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Iron

Antique Victorian Mahogany Captains Desk Chair
Located in London, GB
A smart and comfortable antique Victorian desk chair in solid mahogany. This dates from around the 1880-1890 period. It is of excellent quality, with beautifully turned mahogany s...
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Chairs

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Mahogany

Antique circa 1860 Fully Restored Deep Cigar Brown Leather Swivel Captains Chair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this rare fully restored circa 1860 Barrell back Chesterfield hand dyed brown leather office chair This chair is really quite exquisite, its one...
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Antique 1860s English High Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Oak

1980s Green Leather & Wood Open Arm Captain Chair, Tufted and Nail Finish, Pair
Located in Carimate, Como
Absolutely stunning pair of 'Captains chair' in a beautiful and elegant green leather and solid wood, with great worn vintage patino to it, handmade with materials of the finest qual...
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Late 20th Century Italian Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Wood

1980s Green Leather & Wood Open Arm Captain Chair, Tufted and Nail Finish, Pair
Located in Carimate, Como
Absolutely stunning pair of 'Captains chair' in a beautiful and elegant green leather and solid wood, with great worn vintage patino to it, handmade with materials of the finest qual...
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Late 20th Century Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Wood

19th Century Bronze Boat Captain Ship's Wheel Shaped Table Clock
Located in Malaga, ES
19th century bronze boat captains ship's wheel shaped table clock with several clock faces.
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Antique Late 18th Century European Table Clocks and Desk Clocks

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Bronze

19th Century Mahogany Captain's Chair
Located in Eindhoven, NL
Impressive antique mahogany office chair in perfect condition. Top is rotatable. Chair is on porcelain wheels Origin: England Period of time: circa 1880 Size: br.68cm, D 60cm, H 8...
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Antique 1880s English Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Mahogany

  • 19th Century Mahogany Captain's Chair
  • 19th Century Mahogany Captain's Chair
  • 19th Century Mahogany Captain's Chair
  • 19th Century Mahogany Captain's Chair
H 33.86 in. W 26.78 in. D 23.63 in.
Davenport Captain's Desk with Kneehole
Located in New York, NY
Small Captain's Desk in the Davenport style with a writing slant-lid cubby and 10 exterior drawers. An oak central slant-lid compartment opens to a cubby with additional storage cons...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Desks

  • Davenport Captain's Desk with Kneehole
  • Davenport Captain's Desk with Kneehole
  • Davenport Captain's Desk with Kneehole
  • Davenport Captain's Desk with Kneehole
H 34.5 in. W 26 in. D 19 in.
Antique Mahogany and Leather Captains Desk Chair
Located in London, GB
Antique Victorian style mahogany captains desk chair upholstered in the original deep buttoned leather. The leather is in good original condition and shows a lot of character. This c...
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Vintage 1950s English Edwardian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

Antique Deep Buttoned Leather Swivel Captains Desk Chair
Located in London, GB
A handsome and top quality vintage deep buttoned leather desk chair in the antique Victorian style. This dates from the 1950s-1960s, it’s in great condition for its age. We have j...
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Mid-20th Century English Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

English Marquetry Inlaid Rosewood Davenport or Ship Captain's Desk
By Robert Adam
Located in Charleston, SC
Fabulous quality antique English marquetry inlaid rosewood davenport or ship captain's desk. Please note superb "Adam" style neoclassical urn inlays, fitted interior on ...
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Antique 19th Century English Adam Style Desks

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Rosewood

Original Early Antique Victorian Mahogany Brown Leather Captains Desk Chair
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to this lovely original circa 1840 handmade in England, mahogany with brown leather upholstery captain’s office chair. A very good looking well-made and decorativ...
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Antique 1840s English Early Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

Antique Scottish Marquetry Inlaid Burr Walnut Davenport or Ship Captain's Desk
Located in Charleston, SC
Rare and important antique Scottish exceptional burr walnut davenport or ship captain's desk with fabulous marquetry inlay and satin birch fitted interior; stationery lift-up compart...
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Antique Late 19th Century Scottish Desks

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Walnut

Antique English Carved Mahogany Davenport/ Ship Captain's Desk with Leather Lid
Located in Charleston, SC
Fabulous quality antique 19th century English carved mahogany Davenport or Ship Captain's desk with tooled and gilt leather lid Please note the exceptionally hand carved mahogany ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Desks

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Ormolu

Walnut Office / Captain’s Revolving Desk Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Walnut office / captain’s oak revolving office chair with a comb back and open arms above a solid seat on four cabriole legs terminating in castors Dimensions Height 38 Inches ...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Late Victorian Office Chairs and Desk ...

Victorian Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Victorian mahogany swivel office chair, with shaped back, above brown leather re-upholstered seat, raised on four arched scroll toe supports terminating in brass castors Dimension...
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Antique 19th Century British Late Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Victorian Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Victorian mahogany swivel office chair, with shaped butted back and upholstered seat in brown leather, raised on four arched scroll toe supports Dimensions Height 37 Inches height ...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Late Victorian Office Chairs and Desk ...

  • Victorian Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
  • Victorian Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
  • Victorian Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
  • Victorian Mahogany Captains Office Desk Chair
H 0.01 in. W 0.01 in. D 0.01 in.
Walnut Office / Captain’s Revolving Desk Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Early 20th century walnut office / captain’s revolving desk chair with shaped back and open arms above a solid walnut seat all raised up on four cabriole legs. Dimensions: Height...
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Early 20th Century Great Britain (UK) Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Custom for Yacht Captains Davenport Desk and Bench
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A custom built davenport desk and bench, removed from the cabin of a 1940's yacht. This is an amazing piece of furniture, just looking at it brings back the regal elegance of an all ...
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Vintage 1940s American Campaign Desks

Stunning Chesterfield Green Leather Captains Directors Office Desk Armchair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely vintage Chesterfield green leather court armchair A good looking, very comfortable and well made piece, it has green leather uphols...
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20th Century English Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

Christopher Guy Megeve Cream Leather Office Desk Captains Chair
By Christopher Guy
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning RRP £2430 Christopher Guy Megeve pearl leather height adjustable office chair A very good looking and piece, it has a lovely pearl...
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20th Century English Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

Antique Victorian Walnut Captain's Chair Desk Chair with Leather Seat
Located in Lisse, NL
Very stylish and stunning desk chair. This handmade, rotating armchair is best known as a captain's chair. This chair looks beautiful behind an antique desk but also standing by its...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Walnut

19th c Fine English Mahogany Ship Captain’s Writing Box or Lap Desk
Located in Milford, NH
Fine English ship captain’s writing box or lap desk featuring brass handles, satinwood edges, lift out writing box, two inkwells, green leather writing surfaces, and includes a secre...
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Antique 19th Century English Inkwells

Stunning Aged Saddle Tan Brown Leather Office Desk Captains Directors Armchair
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning saddle tan brown heritage leather office chair, extremely comfortable A seriously good looking and well made chair. Upholstered w...
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20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Chrome

Luxury Hand Dyed Vintage Brown Leather Office Desk Captains Directors Chair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this luxury hand dyed vintage brown leather office captains chair A good looking well made and comfortable chair, it has a very nice curved bac...
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20th Century English Chesterfield Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Leather

Mahogany Captains Office Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Mahogany swivel office chair, with shaped wraparound back, above burgundy leather upholstered seat, raised on four arched supports. Dimensions: Height 32.5 inches, height to seat 2...
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Early 20th Century British Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

  • Mahogany Captains Office Chair
  • Mahogany Captains Office Chair
  • Mahogany Captains Office Chair
  • Mahogany Captains Office Chair
H 32.5 in. W 26 in. D 24 in.
Victorian Mahogany Captains Office Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Victorian mahogany swivel office chair, with shaped wraparound back, above burgundy leather upholstered seat, raised on four arched scroll toe supports
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Antique 19th Century English Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Mahogany framed captains office chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Mahogany framed captain’s office chair with shaped back and seat upholstered in brown leather, raised on four supports terminating with brass castors Dimensions Height 34.5 Inc...
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Antique Late 19th Century Great Britain (UK) Victorian Office Chairs and...

  • Mahogany framed captains office chair
  • Mahogany framed captains office chair
  • Mahogany framed captains office chair
  • Mahogany framed captains office chair
H 34.5 in. W 27 in. D 24 in.
Mahogany Framed Captains Office Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Mahogany framed captain’s office chair with shaped back and seat upholstered in green leather, raised on four splayed supports terminating in ceramic castors Dimensions Height 35.5...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

  • Mahogany Framed Captains Office Chair
  • Mahogany Framed Captains Office Chair
  • Mahogany Framed Captains Office Chair
  • Mahogany Framed Captains Office Chair
H 35.5 in. W 26.5 in. D 31 in.
19th C SEA CAPTAIN'S WINDSOR WRITING ARM CHAIR
Located in Essex, MA
Early sea captain's writing windsor arm chair, designed for multifunctional use aboard a ship, the curved pillow crest continuing to arms with flattened grips and a boldly shaped swi...
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Antique 19th Century Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

  • 19th C  SEA CAPTAIN'S WINDSOR WRITING ARM CHAIR
  • 19th C  SEA CAPTAIN'S WINDSOR WRITING ARM CHAIR
  • 19th C  SEA CAPTAIN'S WINDSOR WRITING ARM CHAIR
  • 19th C  SEA CAPTAIN'S WINDSOR WRITING ARM CHAIR
H 31 1/3 in. W 30.5 in. D 33 in.
Bevan Funnell Directors Green Leather Chesterfield Captains Chair
By Bevan Funnell Ltd.
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for auctionsale this lovely Bevan Funnel directors green leather captains office chair RRP £3850 All Bevan Funnell pieces are handmade in England to orde...
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20th Century British Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

Vintage Mahogany Brown Leather Chesterfield Tufted Captains Directors Armchair
By Chesterfield
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely original vintage hand dyed Mahogany brown leather Chesterfield tufted directors chair A very good looking well made and comfortable ...
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20th Century English Chesterfield Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Leather

Restored 1920s Hillcrest Chesterfield Brown Leather Directors Captains Chair
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely fully restored 1920s horsehair padded with coil sprung base Chesterfield fully buttoned captains chair with original double spring Hill...
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Vintage 1920s English Georgian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Leather

Designer Poltrona Frau Antropovarius Office Captains Black Leather Armchair
By Poltrona Frau
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely Porsche designed by Ferdinand for Poltrona Frau black leather office swivel armchair Designed by Ferdinand via Porsche for Poltrona ...
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20th Century European Art Deco Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Leather

Lovely Chesterfield Directors Green Leather Executive Captains Office Chair
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely aged green leather Chesterfield captains chair A good looking well made and exceptionally comfortable captains chair, the leather ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Leather

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Captains Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal captains desk for your home. Each captains desk for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, animal skin and leather. There are many kinds of the captains desk you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A captains desk is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Victorian, Georgian and Modern styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made captains desk over the years, but those crafted by Chesterfield, Ralph Johnson and Maple & Co. are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Captains Desk?

The average selling price for a captains desk at 1stDibs is $2,597, while they’re typically $750 on the low end and $12,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Office Chairs Desk Chairs for You

An essential part of every office or home workstation, office chairs and desk chairs are critically important to your comfort and getting the job done.

Desk chairs have evolved over time. While writing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson pined for a wider range of motion and introduced some improvements to his English-style Windsor chair, inventing the swivel chair along the way. So the next time you roll, recline or swivel at your vintage desk, remember: The third president of the United States had a lot to do with that functionality.

Changes in the availability of resources have also led to innovations in desk chair design. After World War II, for example, optimistic American designers made use of wartime materials in their efforts to create practical domestic goods.

Mid-century modernism is the name given to the broad postwar time period that prioritized thoughtful design. Journalist Cara Greenberg, who coined the term “mid-century modernism,” cites “ergonomic wisdom” as part of the reason for the longevity of the era’s furnishings, and when it comes to sitting in a desk chair for hours at a time, what could be more important than ergonomic support?

As mid-century modernism was marked by resourcefulness and boundless creativity — and produced designers who, in most cases, prioritized comfort and support — it follows that all mid-century chairs are not the same. Nowhere is this perhaps more evident than at Herman Miller. The legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer got its start in the office, with design director George Nelson enlisting the likes of Charles and Ray Eames to produce desk chairs and lounge chairs that are still celebrated today. Elsewhere at the time, the numerous pieces Florence Knoll created for Knoll’s office furniture line were envisioned as design solutions for the changing needs of residential and office spaces.

If you’re working remotely and streamlined seating isn’t your thing, don’t be afraid of making a statement with your office chair. Introduce a touch of drama to your video calls by way of 19th-century desk accessories and the alluring forms we typically associate with antique desk chairs designed in the Empire and Regency styles. For a minimalist touch, a spare, utilitarian Industrial-style office chair can work in any space but will fit in particularly well amid the exposed brick and steel architecture that characterizes a loft apartment.

An inspiring home office cleverly mixes materials and styles to create a welcoming place of productivity and comfort, and if you’re gathering with colleagues at your company HQ, an array of wood, leather and metal office chairs can help integrate disparate textures in a conference room or any other collaborative space. On 1stDibs, explore a diverse collection of office and desk chairs today.