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Pair of 18th Century Walnut Arm Chairs from Rhone Valley
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of 18th century walnut Louis XV armchairs from Rhone Valley, France. Please note These items are antiques and are two of a kind.
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Antique Late 18th Century French Armchairs

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Walnut

Antique Victorian Carved Walnut Armchair
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique Victorian carved walnut armchair with an elegantly carved detail to the top and a lovely shaped walnut back. It boasts carved open arms, carved front rail and stands on shape...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Armchairs

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Walnut

  • Antique Victorian Carved Walnut Armchair
  • Antique Victorian Carved Walnut Armchair
  • Antique Victorian Carved Walnut Armchair
  • Antique Victorian Carved Walnut Armchair
H 35.44 in. W 25.6 in. D 25.6 in.
Pair of Antique French Finely Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in New Orleans, LA
Pair of Antique French finely carved walnut armchairs.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Armchairs

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Walnut

19th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century Italian Finely Carved Walnut Armchairs with Cherub and Wing Motif. Upholstered in Saddle Colored Stitched Leather.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Armchairs

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Walnut

  • 19th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchairs
  • 19th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchairs
  • 19th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchairs
  • 19th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchairs
H 49 in. W 26.25 in. D 23.5 in.
French Provincial Carved Walnut Armchair, 19th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
19th century French Provincial carved walnut armchair.
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Antique 19th Century French Country Armchairs

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Walnut

Spanish Carved Walnut Armchair, Late 17th Century
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Spanish carved walnut armchair, late 17th century. Carlos II period.  
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Antique Late 17th Century Spanish Armchairs

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Walnut

  • Spanish Carved Walnut Armchair, Late 17th Century
  • Spanish Carved Walnut Armchair, Late 17th Century
  • Spanish Carved Walnut Armchair, Late 17th Century
  • Spanish Carved Walnut Armchair, Late 17th Century
H 51.19 in. W 25.99 in. D 20.87 in.
Late 19th Century Carved Walnut Armchair
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Elegant and comfortable carved walnut armchair is a provincial style the recent silk upholstery is a high quality woven fabric in an all-over floral pattern. The quality of the carvi...
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Antique Late 19th Century French French Provincial Armchairs

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Silk, Walnut

Pair of 19th Century French Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of 19th century French carved walnut armchairs.
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Antique 19th Century French Armchairs

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Walnut

Italian Baroque Style Carved Walnut Armchair, 19th Century
Located in Cypress, CA
Attractive 19th century Italian Baroque style carved walnut armchair with beautifully scrolled arms and legs. Upholstered with white and gold fabric. Measures: Arm height is 28 i...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Baroque Armchairs

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Walnut, Upholstery

Louis XV Carved Walnut Armchair, c1740
Located in valatie, NY
An early 18th century French carved walnut armchair with hand-caned seat and back. The frame is constructed in the customary 18th c Louis XV manner with pinned mortise and tenon and ...
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Antique Early 18th Century French Louis XV Armchairs

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Walnut

  • Louis XV Carved Walnut Armchair, c1740
  • Louis XV Carved Walnut Armchair, c1740
  • Louis XV Carved Walnut Armchair, c1740
  • Louis XV Carved Walnut Armchair, c1740
H 37.5 in. W 26.5 in. D 26.5 in.
19th Century Antique Victorian Carved Walnut Armchair
Located in Norwich, GB
This is a fine 19th century Victorian antique carved walnut armchair with elegant carved detail to the top and pretty carved shaped arms and carved front rail. It stands on shaped ca...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Early Victorian Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Late 19th Century French Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire
A pair of late 19th century French intricately carved walnut armchairs with stylised rams heads to the arms mixed with foliage and compass stylised legs.   
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Antique Late 19th Century French Arts and Crafts Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Italian 18th Century Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most handsome and impressive pair of Italian 18th century carved walnut armchairs. The four cabriole legs are joined by an ‘H’ stretcher. At the center of the scalloped frieze is a...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Armchairs

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Walnut

Louis XVI Style French Carved Walnut Armchair with Reed Seat
Located in Miami, FL
Louis XVI style French carved walnut armchair with reed seats. France, 1920. Solid walnut with original finish. Beautiful carved top rail Canework back panel with turned side sup...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Cane, Walnut

18th Century Pair of French Louis XV Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in San Francisco, CA
18th century pair of French Louis XV carved walnut armchairs The chairs currently have a lightly distressed green linen fabric. Easily replaced. Measures: 26" wide x 21" deep x...
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Antique Late 18th Century French French Provincial Armchairs

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Walnut

19th Century Pair of Italian Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Dallas, TX
An attractive pair of restored carved walnut armchairs, Italy, circa 19th century. Each chair features a curved crest rail, padded back and seat covered in a new sturdy cotton fabric...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Armchairs

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Bronze

Fine Pair of 19th Century French Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Fine pair of 19th century French carved walnut armchairs circa 1870. Beautifully carved pair of french armchairs of good large proportions. Carved mythical heads to the top of eac...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Baroque Revival Armchairs

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Fabric, Walnut

Fine Pair of Antique Louis XV French Quality Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Norwich, GB
Fine pair of antique Louis XV French quality carved walnut armchairs having fantastic quality carved walnut shaped backs, carved walnut shaped open arms, newly reupholstered in a qua...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Armchairs

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Walnut

French Renaissance Carved Walnut Armchair
Located in Woodbury, CT
This regal seat dates to the 16th century. The square seat and back contrasted by the blocked barley twist turnings that comprise the arms legs and stretcher. Well-carved recumbent l...
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Antique 16th Century French Renaissance Armchairs

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Silk, Walnut

  • French Renaissance Carved Walnut Armchair
  • French Renaissance Carved Walnut Armchair
  • French Renaissance Carved Walnut Armchair
  • French Renaissance Carved Walnut Armchair
H 39 in. W 23.5 in. D 22 in.
Irish Regency Carved Walnut Armchair
Located in Stamford, CT
An early 19th century Irish Regency carved and upholstered walnut armchair.
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Antique Early 19th Century Irish Regency Armchairs

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Walnut

  • Irish Regency Carved Walnut Armchair
  • Irish Regency Carved Walnut Armchair
  • Irish Regency Carved Walnut Armchair
  • Irish Regency Carved Walnut Armchair
H 38 in. W 26 in. D 27 in.
18th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchair
Located in Hudson, NY
This lovely large single chair made in Italy perhaps the Tuscan region in the late 18th cnetury is crafted from fine walnut with a deep rich color and patina. The large deeply carved...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Renaissance Armchairs

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Bronze

  • 18th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchair
  • 18th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchair
  • 18th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchair
  • 18th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchair
H 47.5 in. W 30 in. D 27.5 in.
Pair of 1900s English Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of very fine 1900s English Carved Walnut Chairs with Eagle Head Motif. The chairs have been upholstered in a striped silk fabric.
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Early 20th Century English Armchairs

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Silk, Walnut

Pair of Rustic Black Forest Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Rustic Black Forest (19th Cent) carved walnut open Armchairs with leaf and grape design filigree back and bear heads on arms with etched seat
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Antique 19th Century German Black Forest Armchairs

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Walnut

Chinese Carved Walnut Armchair
Located in New York, NY
Asian Chinese style carved walnut folding campaign style arm chair with dragon carved back and arms (19th century).
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chairs

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Wood, Walnut

  • Chinese Carved Walnut Armchair
  • Chinese Carved Walnut Armchair
  • Chinese Carved Walnut Armchair
  • Chinese Carved Walnut Armchair
H 37 in. W 19.5 in. D 27 in.
19th Century Italian Louis Philippe Carved Walnut Armchair
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Louis Philippe Italian carved walnut antique armchair very comfortable. Front feet and armrests richly carved in walnut. Used but in perfect condition ready to be used in your beauti...
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Antique 1840s Italian Louis Philippe Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Early 20th Century Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Good quality pair of walnut tub chairs, circa 1900. Carved walnut frames very much in the art nouveau taste. Shaped backs with roll top arms. Carved acanthus leaf detail to the sc...
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Early 20th Century English Late Victorian Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Qing Dynasty Chinese Carved Walnut Armchairs 'Fushouyi'
Located in Austin, TX
A good pair of Chinese carved walnut wood (hetao mu) armchairs. The back features two facing stylized dragons around a central shou (longevity) medallion below a scrolled crest r...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Armchairs

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Walnut

Early 20th Century Queen Anne Style Carved Walnut Armchair
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Beautiful 1920s queen anne style carved walnut antique armchair very comfortable. Front feet and armrests richly carved in walnut. Small wear in the fabric.
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Vintage 1920s Italian Queen Anne Armchairs

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Walnut

Antique French Carved Walnut Armchair Fireside Library Louis XV style
Located in Shreveport, LA
~Direct from France~ ~Absolutely stunning antique French armchair~ ~Tall and majestic~ ~Hand-sculpted from fine French walnut in the manner of Louis XV, this elegant chair feature...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Armchairs

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Walnut, Upholstery

  • Antique French Carved Walnut Armchair Fireside Library Louis XV style
  • Antique French Carved Walnut Armchair Fireside Library Louis XV style
  • Antique French Carved Walnut Armchair Fireside Library Louis XV style
  • Antique French Carved Walnut Armchair Fireside Library Louis XV style
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18th Century Italian Carved Walnut Armchair with Embossed Leather
Located in Dallas, TX
Place this large antique fruitwood armchair in your study or library; crafted in Italy, circa 1760, the elegant chair with an arched back features exquisite carvings including a pair...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Italian Baroque Armchairs

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Leather, Walnut

Louis XVI Style Spanish Pair of Carved Walnut Armchairs, 1900s
Located in Miami, FL
Louis XVI style pair of carved armchairs, Spain, 1900s Good antique condition with some minor marks from used and age. Re-upholstered from last owner with high quality fabric, 20/2...
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Antique Late 19th Century Spanish Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Near Pair of Antique French Carved Walnut Armchairs, circa 1890
Located in New Orleans, LA
Near pair of antique french carved walnut and fine upholstered armchairs, circa 1890. FAC121 Greek key chair is 39-1/4" high Carved top chair is 42-1/4" high.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of 19th Century Louis XV Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Fabulous pair of French carved walnut fauteuils made in the Louis XV style featuring a Chinese silk style upholstery with an antique look. Newly upholstered with a rich fabric that d...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Armchairs

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Wood, Fabric, Upholstery

Louis XVI Style French Pair of Carved Walnut Armchairs, 1900s
Located in Miami, FL
Louis XVI style pair of carved armchairs, Spain, 1900s Good antique condition with some minor marks from used and age. Re-upholstered from last owner with high quality fabric, 20/2...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Louis XV Rococo Style Carved Walnut Armchairs, circa 1860
Located in Lucenec, SK
Pair of armchairs crafted during the second half of the 19th century during the Rococo Revival, a movement where the traditions of the Rococo Period and inspirations of Louis XV furn...
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Rococo Armchairs

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Walnut, Upholstery

Baroque Style Mid 19th Century Carved Walnut Armchair with Scrolled Motifs
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A Baroque style carved walnut camelback armchair from the mid 19th century with scrolled arms and legs, cross stretcher and new upholstery. This Baroque style fauteuil features a sli...
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Antique 19th Century Baroque Armchairs

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Walnut, Upholstery

Set of Four Louis XV Rococo Style Carved Walnut Armchairs, circa 1860
Located in Lucenec, SK
Set of 4 armchairs crafted during the second half of the 19th century during the Rococo Revival, a movement where the traditions of the Rococo period and inspirations of Louis XV fur...
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Rococo Armchairs

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Walnut, Upholstery

Pair of 19th Century Louis XV Carved Walnut Armchairs from Provence
Located in Dallas, TX
Crafted in Provence, France circa 1880, each comfortable fauteuil sits on cabriole legs decorated with acanthus leaves at the shoulder, and ending with escargot feet over an X-form s...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Armchairs

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Fabric, Walnut

Pair of Hand Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A pair of hand carve walnut framed open armchairs with new fabric. The frames with hand carved detailing all-over with new light sage damask fabric. Beautiful warm dark wood with cle...
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Early 20th Century European Louis XV Bergere Chairs

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Walnut

  • Pair of Hand Carved Walnut Armchairs
  • Pair of Hand Carved Walnut Armchairs
  • Pair of Hand Carved Walnut Armchairs
  • Pair of Hand Carved Walnut Armchairs
H 38 in. W 25 in. D 24 in.
Pair of Early 20th Century Louis XV Carved Walnut Armchairs from Provence
Located in Dallas, TX
Crafted in Provence, France circa 1920, each comfortable fauteuil stands on cabriole legs decorated with acanthus leaves at the shoulder, and ending with escargot feet. Both armchair...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XV Armchairs

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Fabric, Walnut

Pair of 19th Century French Louis XIII Carved Walnut Armchairs with Ram Decor
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a den, a study or an office with this elegant pair of antique walnut armchairs. Crafted in Southern France, circa 1870, each tall fruitwood chair stands on straight turned l...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XIII Armchairs

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Silk, Walnut

19th Century French Carved Walnut Upholstered Armchairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Very fine pair of large scale 19th century French carved walnut armchairs. Incredible intricate beautiful carvings. And upholstered in a lovely crème colored fabric. So elegant!
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Antique 19th Century French Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Italian Carved Walnut and Caned Armchairs
Located in San Francisco, CA
A pair of fine quality and beautifully carved walnut armchairs with caned seats. These chairs have a nice generous size seat, and are sturdy and sound. Cushions are in good condition...
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20th Century Italian Armchairs

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Walnut

Outstanding Victorian Walnut Carved Armchair
Located in Norwich, GB
Outstanding Victorian carved walnut armchair with outstanding carved detail to the lovely shaped back, beautiful carved shaped arms, carved rounded front rail, standing on lovely car...
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Antique 19th Century English Armchairs

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Walnut

  • Outstanding Victorian Walnut Carved Armchair
  • Outstanding Victorian Walnut Carved Armchair
  • Outstanding Victorian Walnut Carved Armchair
  • Outstanding Victorian Walnut Carved Armchair
H 39.38 in. W 32.68 in. D 23.23 in.
Large Pair of Louis XV Period Carved Walnut Armchairs
Located in Lymington, GB
A pair of Louis XV period carved walnut fauteuils a la Reine, of generous proportions. Mid-18th century, circa 1750. The channeled show wood frames with well-carved floral rocail...
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Antique 1750s French Louis XV Chairs

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Walnut

Pair of 18th Century Venetian Walnut Armchairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of 18th century Venetian carved walnut armchairs with vintage Luigi Belavaqua silk velvet fabric in gold and maroon.
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Antique 18th Century Italian Armchairs

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Velvet, Walnut

Pair of Stylishly Upholstered Carved Walnut French Armchairs
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Two handsome carved walnut armchairs with cabriole legs and comfortable roomy seats and backs, imaginatively upholstered with two complimentary aubergine and khaki cut velvet fabrics...
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Vintage 1950s American Armchairs

Walnut Fauteuil Armchair, Italian, 18th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large-scale carved walnut armchair with 19th century loomed tapestry upholstery. Chair is in very good condition, the upholstery is worn in areas, Italy, early to mid-18th century.
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Antique 18th Century Italian Country Armchairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Pair of French Louis XV Carved Gilded Walnut Fauteuills Armchairs, circa 1970
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a beautiful pair of carved walnut armchairs with nice upholstery and even matching pillows. The chairs are from the 1970s and are in good condition. They each measure 41 tall...
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Vintage 1970s American Louis XV Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Carved Walnut 19th Century Italian Armchairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most handsome and impressive pair of Italian 19th century carved walnut armchairs. The four cabriole legs are joined by an ‘H’ stretcher. At the center of the scalloped frieze is a...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Armchairs

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Walnut

18th Century Italian Walnut Armchair
Located in Rochester, NY
Antique curved back carved walnut armchair with a very unusual form. Early construction / beautifully aged rich color / great old surface. Have yet to see anything quite like it. Bes...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Baroque Armchairs

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Walnut

  •  18th Century Italian Walnut Armchair
  •  18th Century Italian Walnut Armchair
  •  18th Century Italian Walnut Armchair
  •  18th Century Italian Walnut Armchair
H 27 in. W 24.50 in. D 18 in.
Late 19th Century French Louis XIV Style Hand Carved Walnut Mutton Leg Armchairs
Located in Fayetteville, AR
This pair of French Louis XIV style hand carved walnut armchairs features elegantly fluted mutton legs and gracefully scrolled armrests with acanthus leaf carvings. An H-stretcher at...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XIV Armchairs

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Walnut, Upholstery

19th Century Antique Victorian Walnut Carved Armchair
Located in Norwich, GB
A fine quality 19th century antique Victorian carved walnut armchair having a marvelous walnut shaped carved back and top with a shaped support. It boasts lovely shaped carved open a...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Early Victorian Armchairs

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Walnut

18th Century Italian Carved Walnut Crowned Armchair
Located in Cypress, CA
Impressive 18th century Italian hand carved walnut armchair with crown. The armchair is with a shaped and arched padded back, beautifully scrolled arms, the scrolling crest rail i...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Rococo Armchairs

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Wood, Upholstery

Pair of 19th Century French Walnut Armchairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of 19th century French finely carved walnut armchairs with acanthus leaf and ribbon motif. The chairs are finished with nail heads and have been newly upholstered with silk mat...
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Antique 19th Century French Armchairs

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Silk, Walnut

Pair French Country Louis XV Style Finely Carved Round Back Walnut Arm Chairs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Pair of Early 20th Century French Country / Louis XV Style Finely Carved Walnut Armchairs with Round Backs. Chairs features ornately carved solid wood frames, cabriole legs, ribbon c...
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Vintage 1930s French Louis XV Armchairs

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Fabric, Walnut

Pair of 18th Century Italian Rococo Walnut Fauteuils
Located in San Francisco, CA
A pair of hand-carved walnut armchairs, recently refinished and newly upholstered with Fortuny fabric. Chairs are sturdy and sound with a generous size seat. Italy, Rococo period, ci...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Rococo Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Louis XV Style Carved Walnut Tapestry Armchairs
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
A pair of Louis XV-style carved walnut armchairs with gross point needlepoint upholstery in the style of Aubusson tapestry. The carved and shaped upholstered back rests depict scenes...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XV Armchairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Stylized, Carved Armchair-Throne from the 1970s-1980s
Located in Opole, PL
We present you a grand, carved walnut armchair with an upholstered seat and a backrest. The front legs are connected with a decorative openwork stretcher, and finished with feet in ...
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Late 20th Century Dutch Armchairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

18th Century Spanish Carved Walnut Armchair with Embossed Leather and Finials
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate an office with this Grand, antique fruitwood armchair. Crafted in Spain, circa 1760, the tall stately chair sits on four turned legs with a decorative carved spindle on the ...
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Antique Late 18th Century Spanish Gothic Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Brass

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Carved Walnut Armchair For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal carved walnut armchair for your home. Frequently made of wood, walnut and fabric, every carved walnut armchair was constructed with great care. There are 1033 variations of the antique or vintage carved walnut armchair you’re looking for, while we also have 11 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect carved walnut armchair — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. When you’re browsing for the right carved walnut armchair, those designed in Louis XV, Louis XVI and Victorian styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made carved walnut armchair over the years, but those crafted by Paolo Buffa, Louis Majorelle and Mandy Graham are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Carved Walnut Armchair?

The average selling price for a carved walnut armchair at 1stDibs is $3,203, while they’re typically $100 on the low end and $99,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Armchairs for You

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

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

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

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

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

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