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Carved Oak Swedish Monk Chair, circa 1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
About A ornately carved solid oak monk chair from Sweden. Contact us for more shipping options: S16 Home San Francisco Creator: Unknown. Date of manufacture: circa 1950. Materials...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Rustic Side Chairs

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Oak

  • Carved Oak Swedish Monk Chair, circa 1950
  • Carved Oak Swedish Monk Chair, circa 1950
  • Carved Oak Swedish Monk Chair, circa 1950
  • Carved Oak Swedish Monk Chair, circa 1950
H 37.5 in. W 24.5 in. D 20 in.
Swedish Biedermeier Empire Roundel Dining Chairs, 19th Century Ormolu Style Pair
Located in LONDON, GB
Antique Swedish Biedermeier pair of dining chairs with rare roundel motifs decorated in ormolu style finish - the chairs have top grade golden birch quilted veneers finished in a Cla...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Chairs

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Ormolu

Swedish Biedermeier Dining Chairs Pair Golden Birch Honey Color, 19th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Pair of antique Swedish flame golden birch Biedermeier dining chairs with the distinctive curved seat back, roundel motif and gracefully curved front legs. The top grade flame ven...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Swedish Biedermeier Dining Chairs Set of 6 Golden Birch Honey Color 19th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Set of 6 antique Swedish flame golden birch Biedermeier dining chairs with the distinctive curved seat back, roundel motif and gracefully curved front legs. The top grade flame v...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Swedish Biedermeier Dining Chairs Set of 6 Golden Birch Honey Color 19th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Set of 6 antique Swedish flame golden birch Biedermeier dining chairs with the distinctive curved seat back, roundel motif and gracefully curved front legs. The top grade flame v...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Swedish Biedermeier Dining Chairs 19th Century Golden Birch Honey Color Set of 4
Located in LONDON, GB
Set of 4 antique Swedish Biedermeier dining chairs with the distinctive curved seat back, roundel motif and gracefully curved front legs. The top grade golden birch veneers are f...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Carved Oak Swedish Monk Chair, circa 1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
About A ornately carved solid oak monk chair from Sweden. Contact us for more shipping options: S16 Home San Francisco Creator: Unknown. Date of manufacture: circa 1950. Materials ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Rustic Side Chairs

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Oak

  • Carved Oak Swedish Monk Chair, circa 1950
  • Carved Oak Swedish Monk Chair, circa 1950
  • Carved Oak Swedish Monk Chair, circa 1950
  • Carved Oak Swedish Monk Chair, circa 1950
H 37.5 in. W 24.5 in. D 20 in.
19th Century Antique Swedish Rococo Biedermeier Carved Dining Chairs
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual pair of antique Swedish Rococo Biedermeier carved dining chairs with top grade mahogany quilted veneers in a deep mid oak color with lovely detail to the carving with Classic...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Rococo Revival Chairs

Late 19th Century Antique Swedish Gustavian Carved Gilt Carver Chairs
Located in LONDON, GB
Very beautiful unusual Swedish antique Gustavian carver chairs intricately decorated with carved canework, acanthus leaf motifs and bow carvings. Super comfy fully sprung seats an...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

Swedish Rococo Original Painted Carved Shell Detailed Chair, circa 18th Century
Located in London, GB
A lovely 18th century Swedish Rococo single chair which is full of original character. It was made in 1760. The chair features carved shell detailing to the front of the seat and bac...
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Antique Late 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Oak

Swedish Gustavian Chair with Wheat Carving, Circa 1780, Origin: Sweden
Located in New York, NY
A fine Swedish Gustavian chair with beautiful wheat carvings, circa 1780, origin: Stockholm, Sweden, dry-scraped to the original color, reupholstered in Rogers & Goffigon fabric.   T...
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Antique 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Paint, Wood

Pair of Swedish Period Rococo Carved-Wood Side Chairs, 18th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Swedish pair of period Rococo carved-wood side chairs from the 18th century. This pair of antique chairs from Sweden feature shell motif carvings about the top rail crest and cente...
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Antique Early 18th Century Swedish Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Pair of Swedish Sculptural and Brutalist Hand Carved Wooden Chairs
Located in Stockholm, SE
Great pair of hand carved and handmade chairs in a sculptural and Brutalist style. Made in solid wood in great vintage condition with minimal signs of wear. Very unique and made by a...
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Brutalist Lounge Chairs

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Oak

Set of 6 Swedish Provincial Gustavian Carved Wheat-Back Chairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Swedish set of six Provincial Gustavian wheat back side chairs from the early 19th century. These antique chairs from Sweden each feature nicely curved top rails with wheat-carved,...
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Antique Early 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Bespoke Swedish Baroque Style Painted Wood Upholstered Chair with Carved Splat
Located in Atlanta, GA
A bespoke Baroque style Swedish painted wood dining room side chair with carved splat and cross stretcher. Created in Sweden, this bespoke Baroque style chair features a pierced back...
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21st Century and Contemporary Swedish Baroque Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Wood, Upholstery

19th Century Swedish Pine Dug Out Chair
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Fantastic 19th century pine dug out chair, circa 1890. Hand made from a solid trunk with a lift up seat lid for storage. You can really appreiciate the scale of the size of these ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Rustic Chairs

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Pine

  • 19th Century Swedish Pine Dug Out Chair
  • 19th Century Swedish Pine Dug Out Chair
  • 19th Century Swedish Pine Dug Out Chair
  • 19th Century Swedish Pine Dug Out Chair
H 28.25 in. W 26 in. D 24.25 in.
Set of Four Swedish Gustavian Period Dining Chairs
Located in Southampton, NY
Set of four late Gustavian dining chairs in intricately carved decoration depicting leaves and grape vine. Fan shaped center is surrounded by intricate carving on sides. These chairs...
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Antique Late 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Wood

Biedermeier Swedish Carver Chairs 1800s Antique Quilted Golden Birch
Located in LONDON, GB
Swedish Biedermeier Empire pair of carver chairs in highly quilted golden birch veneers finished in the Classic honey color French polish finish with ormolu roundel on the arms. T...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Chairs

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Birch

Biedermeier Carver Chairs Late 1800s Swedish Antique Quilted Mahogany
Located in LONDON, GB
Swedish Biedermeier Empire pair of carver chairs in highly quilted mahogany veneers finished in the Classic darker color French polish finish with ormolu roundel on the arms. They...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Chairs

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Birch

Pair of 19th Century Swedish Barrel Back Chairs
Located in New Orleans, LA
Elegant pair of 19th century Gustavian barrel back armchairs with detailed lions' head carvings on arms, saber legs, scraped to original patina with European Burlap. Carving on the c...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Fabric, Wood, Paint

Biedermeier Swedish Carver Chairs 1800s Antique Quilted Golden Birch
Located in LONDON, GB
Swedish Biedermeier Empire pair of carver chairs in highly quilted golden birch veneers finished in the Classic honey color French polish finish with ormolu roundel on the arms. T...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Chairs

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Birch

Pair of 19th Century Swedish Period Gustavian Side Chairs with Open Carved Backs
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of Swedish period Gustavian side chairs from the 19th century. These antique chairs from Sweden have an airy design quality to them with their open style backs, topped with a ...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Side Chairs

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Wood, Wood, Upholstery

Pair of Swedish Gustavian Neoclassical Tub Chairs by Ephraim Stahl
By Ephraim Stahl
Located in Essex, MA
Pair of Swedish neoclassical chairs attributed to Ephraim Stahl. Of typical Gustavian form with lion head arm ends and sweeping curved back. In very good structural condition. Early ...
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Antique Early 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Birch

Set of Eight Swedish Rococo Revival Dining Chairs with Carved Splats, circa 1860
Located in Atlanta, GA
A set of eight Swedish Rococo Revival painted dining room chairs from the mid 19th century with newly upholstered seats. This set of Scandinavian dining chairs features six sides and...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Swedish Rococo Revival Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Wood

Antique Swedish Gustavian Chair with Lovely Blue Green Patina, circa 1810
Located in Dallas, TX
Antique Swedish Gustavian chair with lovely blue green patina, circa 1810.
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Antique Early 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Wood

Swedish Antique Biedermeier Carver Chairs Square Back Late 1800s Marquetry Inlay
Located in LONDON, GB
Swedish Biedermeier Empire pair of square back carver chairs in top grade golden birch finished in the Classic honey color French polish finish with marquetry designs on the centres....
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Chairs

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Birch

Gustavian Swedish Model Chair, Rare with Eight Stretchers, circa 1770
Located in New York, NY
Gustavian Swedish model chair, rare example of this model with eight (8) stretchers, circa 1770, origin: Sweden All original paint Measure: Seat height 18-1/2 inches.
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Pine, Paint

This Set of Four 19th Century Swedish Louis XVI Gilded Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
This set of four 19th century Swedish Louis XVI gilded chairs is a Classic example of the elegance of the Belle Epoch in Europe! Beautifully handcrafted in the neoclassic style, each...
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Antique 1890s Swedish Louis XVI Chairs

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Giltwood

Biedermeier Carver Chairs Early 1900s Swedish Antique Marquetry Inlays Art Deco
Located in LONDON, GB
Swedish Art Deco/ late Biedermeier Empire pair of carver chairs in highly quilted golden birch veneers finished in the Classic darker honey color French polish finish with very unusu...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Art Deco Chairs

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Birch

18th Century Giltwood Gustavian Bucket Chairs, Set of 4, Sweden, Circa 1790-1800
Located in New York, NY
18th century Gustavian bucket chairs, set of four (4), giltwood, origin: Stockholm, Sweden, circa 1790 - 1800. Elegant proportions, beautifully hand-carved, extremely comfortable, ...
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Antique 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Giltwood

Pair of Gustavian Carved Canework Dining Chairs Natural Finish, Early 1900s
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual early 1900s pair of Gustavian carved canework dining chairs in natural finish with fully webbed seats and lots of detail. The carved canework is really lovely with the del...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Birch

Swedish Biedermeier Empire Antique Dining Chairs 19th Century Ormolu Style, Pair
Located in LONDON, GB
Antique Swedish Biedermeier pair of dining chairs with rare roundel motifs decorated in ormolu style finish - the chairs have top grade golden birch quilted veneers finished in a Cla...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Chairs

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Ormolu

Art Deco Biedermeier Carver Chairs Early 1900s Swedish Antique Marquetry Inlays
Located in LONDON, GB
Swedish Art Deco/ Late Biedermeier Empire pair of carver chairs in highly quilted golden birch veneers finished in the Classic darker honey colour French polish finish with very unus...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Art Deco Chairs

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Birch

Pair of Gustavian Carved Canework Dining Chairs Natural Finish, Early 1900s
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual early 1900s pair of Gustavian carved canework dining chairs in natural finish with fully webbed seats and lots of detail. The carved canework is really lovely with the del...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Birch

Pair of Gustavian Carved Canework Dining Chairs Natural Finish Early 1900s
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual early 1900s pair of Gustavian carved canework dining chairs in natural finish with fully webbed seats and lots of detail. The carved canework is really lovely with the del...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Birch

Swedish Gargoyle Armchair
Located in Hawthorne, CA
A very unique and perfect condition Swedish armchair with green trim and gargoyle carving on the arms pillow in striped cotton or linen fabric is included. A very comfortable and ext...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Linen, Wood

  • Swedish Gargoyle Armchair
  • Swedish Gargoyle Armchair
  • Swedish Gargoyle Armchair
  • Swedish Gargoyle Armchair
H 43 in. W 24.5 in. D 21 in.
Early 1900s Pair of Gustavian Carved Canework Dining Chairs Natural Finish
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual early 1900s pair of Gustavian carved canework dining chairs in natural finish with fully swebbed seats and lots of detail. The carved canework is really lovely with the deli...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Birch

Pair of Painted Swedish Gustavian Side Chairs with Upholstered Seat, circa 1810
Located in Miami, FL
A charming pair of cream-colored, Swedish-Gustavian painted chairs with neoclassical decorative elements that include a carved urn-design on center back, carved gallery along the cre...
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Antique Early 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Chairs

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Hardwood, Paint, Upholstery

Lars Israel Wahlman, Pair of chairs, Sweden, c. 1910
By Lars Israël Wahlman
Located in New York, NY
Designed by Lars Israël Wahlman at the Eriksson brothers workshop. From a set also including a pair of armchairs, a dining table, and coffee table. From the Kylberg family beach ...
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Vintage 1910s Swedish Jugendstil Side Chairs

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Birch

12 Swedish Louis XVI Style Dining / Side Chairs Painted Carved Frames New Fabric
By Maison Jansen
Located in Stamford, CT
12 Swedish Louis XVI Style dining / side chairs painted carved frames new fabric. Each stripped rose colored newly upholstered and refinished dining chair is finely carved with taper...
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Late 20th Century Hollywood Regency Side Chairs

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Wood, Paint, Fabric

20th Century Swedish Yellow Sheepskin Swivel Lounge Chair
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century Modern Swedish swivel lounge chair with a backrest that is supported by metal weights, in good condition. The small side chair is made of hand carved Walnut, ne...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Corner Chairs

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Animal Skin, Fur, Walnut

20th Century Grey Samspel Easy Chair by Carl Malmsten, Swedish Side Chair
By Carl Malmsten
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century Modern Swedish Samspel easy chair made of walnut, upholstered in grey fabric. Designed by Carl Malmsten in good condition. Wear consistent with age and use, cir...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Fabric, Upholstery, Walnut

Swedish 1920s Neoclassical Style Painted Barrel Back Upholstered Bergère Chair
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Swedish neoclassical style painted wood barrel back bergère chair from the early 20th century, with carved bow, fluted legs and new upholstery. Born in Sweden during the early year...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Neoclassical Bergere Chairs

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Wood, Wood, Upholstery

Set of Four Swedish Empire Side Chairs by F. Pettersson
Located in Atlanta, GA
A set of four Swedish Empire side chairs from the mid-19th century by furniture maker F. Pettersson. These antique chairs from Sweden have an elegantly curved backs, with straight wo...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Empire Side Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood, Wood, Giltwood

4 Carved Swedish Rococo or French Louis XV Style Painted Dining Chairs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Great set of 4 vintage carved and cream distress painted dining chairs in the Swedish Rococo / French Louis XV Style. Chairs feature shapely cabriole legs, carvings throughout includ...
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20th Century American Rococo Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

20th Century Single Swedish Bergère Chair, Grey Birchwood Armchair
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century Modern single Swedish side chair made of hand carved Birchwood and grey fabric, in good condition. Wear consistent with age and use, circa 1940-1950, Sweden, Sc...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Bergere Chairs

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Fabric, Birch

Set of Four Swedish Art Deco Neoclassical Dining Chairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
Set of four carved Art Deco neoclassical style dining chairs in dark flame birch from c. 1930's Sweden. Seats have been newly rebuilt, padded and covered in ivory duck cloth - and a...
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Vintage 1930s Swedish Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Set of Six Swedish Gustavian Style Dining Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Set of Six Elegant Dining Chairs made out of mahogany wood with carved back details are in great condition and are newly painted in a beautiful pale gray color with a distressed...
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Foam, Wood, Mahogany

Pair of Neoclassical Style Painted Swedish Side Chairs, circa 1890
Located in Atlanta, GA
The pair of painted pale green Swedish side chairs with carved back spats, slip in plaid linen upholstered seats, carved frieze and tapered legs below.
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Neoclassical Side Chairs

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Linen, Upholstery, Wood, Paint

Set of Four 18th Century Rococo Period Swedish Chairs
Located in Charleston, SC
Set of four handsome 18th Century Swedish chairs in Rococo period, circa 1760. Lovingly handmade with richly carving in traces of their original worn patina. Upholstered with antique...
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Antique 18th Century Swedish Rococo Side Chairs

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Linen, Pine

Pair of Swedish Rococo Style Painted Bergères Chairs, circa 1880 with Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of Swedish painted Rococo style bergères chairs from the late 19th century, with carved crests, scrolled arms, cabriole legs and upholstery. Each of this pair of Swedish bergè...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Rococo Bergere Chairs

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Wood, Wood, Upholstery

12 Swedish Louis XVI Style Dining / Side Chairs Painted Carved Frames New Fabric
Located in Stamford, CT
12 Swedish Louis XVI style dining / side chairs painted carved frames in a salmon satin new fabric This stunning set of 12 dining chairs have been fully refinished and each are done...
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Late 20th Century Dining Room Chairs

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Paint, Upholstery, Wood

12 Swedish Louis XVI Style Dining / Side Chairs Painted Carved Frames New Fabric
Located in Stamford, CT
12 Swedish Louis XVI style dining / side chairs painted carved frames new fabric. This stunning set of 24 dining chairs, 12 available here and 12 in a different fabric, have been ful...
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Vintage 1960s Louis XVI Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

20th Century White Sheepskin, Swedish Beechwood Lounge Chair by Gösta Jonsson
By Gösta Jonsson
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century Modern Swedish lounge chair, designed by Goesta Jonsson and produced by Moeblering Affair, made of hand carved beechwood, in good condition. The Scandinavian si...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Beech, Animal Skin, Sheepskin

18th Century Swedish Gustavian Period Original Paint Chair Signed Ephraim Stahl
By Ephraim Stahl
Located in Wichita, KS
A late 18th century chair from the Gustavian period signed by the famous Swedish chair maker, Ephraim Stahl, 1767-1820, who worked in Stockholm and was one of the main furniture make...
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Antique 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Lounge Chairs

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Pine, Linen, Paint

Pair of 18th Century Swedish Rococo Walnut Side Chairs with New Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of Swedish Rococo period walnut side chairs from the 18th century, with newer upholstery and cabriole legs. Created in Sweden during the 18th century, each of this pair of Roc...
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Antique 18th Century Swedish Rococo Side Chairs

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Walnut, Upholstery

18th Century Pair of Swedish Rococo Period Side Chairs
Located in Wichita, KS
A stunning pair of 18th century, Swedish dining chairs from the Rococo period with splat backs carved with a family crest, carved and shaped seat rail, refined cabriole legs, H-shape...
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Antique 18th Century Swedish Rococo Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Bespoke Swedish Rococo Style Painted Wood Upholstered Chair with Cabriole Legs
Located in Atlanta, GA
A bespoke Rococo style Swedish painted wood dining room side chair with carved splat and cabriole legs. Created in Sweden, this bespoke Rococo style side chair features a pierced bac...
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21st Century and Contemporary Swedish Rococo Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Wood, Upholstery

Set of Four Swedish 19th Century Ebonized Mahogany Wood and Upholstered Chairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
A set of four Swedish 19th century side chairs. This set of antique Swedish side chairs from the 19th century feature beautifully ebonized mahogany wood frames in sophisticated, clea...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Side Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood, Wood

Swedish Biedermeier Dining Chairs 19th Century Set of 6 Mixed Wreath Mahogany
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual mixed set of antique Swedish flame mahogany Biedermeier dining chairs with the distinctive curved seat back, wreath and fan motifs and gracefully curved front legs. The to...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

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Carved Chair Swedish For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the carved chair Swedish you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each carved chair Swedish for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, fabric and upholstery. There are 94 variations of the antique or vintage carved chair Swedish you’re looking for, while we also have 2 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the carved chair Swedish you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A carved chair Swedish is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Rococo, Mid-Century Modern and Scandinavian Modern styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one carved chair Swedish that is appealing in its simplicity, but Carl Malmsten, Dods Murdick and Eva and Nils Koppell produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Carved Chair Swedish?

The average selling price for a carved chair Swedish at 1stDibs is $4,700, while they’re typically $585 on the low end and $24,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality lounge furniture cannot be overstated. Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other seating — since what were, quite literally, the early perches of our ancestors — has evolved considerably.

Among the earliest standard seating furniture were stools. Egyptian stools, for example, designed for one person with no seat back, were x-shaped and typically folded to be tucked away. These rudimentary chairs informed the design of Greek and Roman stools, all of which were a long way from Sori Yanagi's Butterfly stool or Alvar Aalto's Stool 60. In the 18th century and earlier, seats with backs and armrests were largely reserved for high nobility.

The seating of today is more inclusive but the style and placement of chairs can still make a statement. Antique desk chairs and armchairs designed in the style of Louis XV, which eventually included painted furniture and were often made of rare woods, feature prominently curved legs as well as Chinese themes and varied ornaments. Much like the thrones of fairy tales and the regency, elegant lounges crafted in the Louis XV style convey wealth and prestige. In the kitchen, the dining chair placed at the head of the table is typically reserved for the head of the household or a revered guest.

Of course, with luxurious vintage or antique furnishings, every chair can seem like the best seat in the house. Whether your preference is stretching out on a plush sofa, such as the Serpentine, designed by Vladimir Kagan, or cozying up in a vintage wingback chair, there is likely to be a comfy classic or contemporary gem for you on 1stDibs.

With respect to the latest obsessions in design, cane seating has been cropping up everywhere, from sleek armchairs to lounge chairs, while bouclé fabric, a staple of modern furniture design, can be seen in mid-century modern, Scandinavian modern and Hollywood Regency furniture styles.

Admirers of the sophisticated craftsmanship and dark woods frequently associated with mid-century modern seating can find timeless styles in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other furnishings — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring reproductions of iconic designs from the likes of Hans Wegner or from Charles and Ray Eames. Shop our inventory of Egg chairs, designed in 1958 by Arne Jacobsen, the Florence Knoll lounge chair and more.

No matter your style, the collection of antique, new and vintage seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.