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Single Lucite Barrel-Back Chair with Shearling Upholstery and Brass Detail
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Single Lucite barrel-back chair with shearling upholstery and brass detail.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Brass

Woven Rattan Wicker Barrel Chair with Shearling Pad
Located in Los Angeles, CA
shearling pad for extra luxury and comfort. The chair's unique shape and boho style make it stand out. Made
Category

Vintage 1960s Croatian Organic Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wicker, Fur

Set of Six Danish Modern Dining Chairs with Shearling Seats
Located in New York, NY
Charming set of six Danish high backed dining chairs by Henning Kjaernulf for EG Kvalitetsmobel
Category

Vintage 1950s Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Bouclé, Oak

Faarstrup 1950 Low Backrest Spindle Back Rocking Chair with Shearling Cushions
By Farstrup, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Great little low back spindle back rocking chair from Faarstrup Mobler, Denmark made circa 1950. We
Category

Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

Materials

Teak

Wood Range Dining Chair in Walnut and Shearling by Fort Standard
By Fort Standard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
pan or a seat pan with a low profile leather or shearling pad. This chair's simplicity makes it
Category

2010s American Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fur, Walnut, Oak, Maple, Ash, Hardwood, Leather

Wood Range Dining Chair in Walnut and Shearling by Fort Standard, In Stock
By Fort Standard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
seat pan or a seat pan with a low profile leather or shearling pad. This chair's simplicity makes it
Category

2010s American Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fur, Walnut, Oak, Maple, Ash, Hardwood, Leather

Range Dining Chair in Walnut and Black Leather by Fort Standard, in Stock
By Fort Standard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
plain seat pan - Walnut chair with shearling seat - Walnut chair and black leather seat - Walnut chair
Category

2010s American Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Leather, Hardwood, Walnut

Range Dining Chair in White Oak and Leather by Fort Standard, in Stock
By Fort Standard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
with shearling seat - Walnut chair and black leather seat - Walnut chair and plain wooden seat pan
Category

2010s American Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Leather, Hardwood, Oak

Wood Range Dining Chair in Hard Maple by Fort Standard
By Fort Standard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
seat pan or a seat pan with a low profile leather or shearling pad. This chair's simplicity makes it
Category

2010s American Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fur, Walnut, Oak, Maple, Ash, Hardwood, Leather

Wood Range Dining Chair in Hard Maple by Fort Standard, in Stock
By Fort Standard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
seat pan or a seat pan with a low profile leather or shearling pad. This chair's simplicity makes it
Category

2010s American Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fur, Walnut, Oak, Maple, Ash, Hardwood, Leather

Mid Century Shearling Chairs
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introducing our Mid-Century Shearling Chairs that epitomizes the fusion of cozy comfort with the
Category

Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Mid Century Shearling Chairs
Mid Century Shearling Chairs
H 30.75 in W 26.75 in D 30 in
Shearling Covered Shaped Back Chair with Wood Base and Legs with Metal Cap Feet
By LF Upholstery
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Willow club chair is a whimsical chair that can be used in any room - shown covered in
Category

2010s American American Classical Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Mahogany

Drexel Faux Shearling /Ticking Swivel Chair
By Harvey Probber
Located in Wilton, CT
Generously sized swivel chair by Drexel with firm back support and tight cushion newly
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Textile, Cotton

Contemporary Swivel Chair in Shearling, Customizable
By Jhon Ortiz, The Tailored Home
Located in Greenwich, CT
seating experience. The chairs shown are upholstered in shearling that can be recreated as is or
Category

2010s American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Wood

Mongolian Shearling Easy Chair with Tapered Wood Legs, Europe ca 1950s
Located in Utrecht, NL
to its visual qualities, mainly the shearling’s lush texture and colour, this infinitely cosy chair
Category

Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Arm Chair Shearling/ COM Modern Contemporary Blackened Steel Waxed
By J.M. Szymanski
Located in Bronx, NY
CHAIR NO. 2 J.M. Szymanski d. 2023 Did you count sheep as a child to fall asleep? We introduce
Category

2010s American Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel, Iron

8x Shaker Modern Chair by Ambrozia, Walnut, Leather & Shearling
By AMBROZIA
Located in Drummondville, Quebec
The shaker chair is handcrafted to order from our unique Ambrozia black textured steel tubing frame
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Modern Shearling Swivel Chair with Faux Metallic Vinyl Textured Contrast Back
By The Tailored Home, Jhon Ortiz
Located in Greenwich, CT
Slope arm bucket swivel chair with real shearling and contrast vinyl on outside back. Tight, firm
Category

2010s American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Contemporary Swivel Chair in Blue Gray Shearling
By The Tailored Home, Jhon Ortiz
Located in Greenwich, CT
seating experience. The chairs shown are upholstered in shearling / sheepskin. Measurements: Overall
Category

2010s American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Wood

White Faux Shearling Lounge Chair, Sweden 1940s
Located in Rīga, LV
Vintage Teddy lounge chair from the 1940s upholstered with ivory white faux sheepskin fabric. It's
Category

20th Century Swedish Country Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Umber Rocker Modern Low Rocking Chair in Walnut with Shearling Sheepskin Throw
By Tréology
Located in Papanui, Christchurch
The Umber Rocker is the Rocking chair version of our iconic umber chair. The Umber Rocker is a
Category

2010s New Zealand Modern Rocking Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Wood, Walnut

European Easy Chairs in Lush Shearling, Europe 1950s
Located in Utrecht, NL
over the chairs, while the light colour provides an elegant impression. Shearling, Mongolian lamb
Category

Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Shaker Modern Chair by Ambrozia, Walnut, Black Steel, Leather and Shearling
By AMBROZIA
Located in Drummondville, Quebec
The shaker chair is handcrafted to order from our unique Ambrozia black textured steel tubing frame
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Vintage Shearling Cabinetmaker Lounge Chair From Denmark, Circa 1950
Located in Nashville, TN
Vintage Shearling Cabinetmaker Lounge Chair From Denmark, Circa 1950. Very comfortable model
Category

Vintage 1950s European Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Midcentury Modern Sheepskin/Shearling Carl Malmsten "Samspel" Lounge Chairs
By Carl Malmsten
Located in Hillringsberg, SE
This model” Samspel” lounge chairs was designed by Carl Malmsten in 1956 and manufactured during
Category

Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Birch

Knoll Midcentury Shearling Fabric Lounge Chairs, 1960s, Germany
By Fritz Neth
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
Timeless 1960s Knoll International lounge chairs. The chairs have been freshly restored by our
Category

Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Emilio Sarrachi, Sizeable Lounge Chairs, Shearling, Wood, Italy, 1940s
Located in High Point, NC
A pair of sizeable organic beige shearling and off-white lacquered wood lounge chairs, designed and
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Organic Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Wood

Contemporary Swivel Chair in White Shearling and Vinyl Back
By The Tailored Home, Jhon Ortiz
Located in Greenwich, CT
seating experience. The chairs shown are upholstered in shearling / sheepskin and vinyl. Measurements
Category

2010s American Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Wood

Giancarlo Piretti "Alky" Bouclé Shearling Lounge Chairs, a Pair, 1969
By Giancarlo Piretti
Located in Brooklyn, NY
chairs are newly re-upholstered in a soft boucle shearling. Foam with metal base. The distinctive curved
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Bouclé

Nordic Modern Lounge Chairs in Mongolian Shearling, Finland ca 1950s
Located in Utrecht, NL
, curly Mongolian shearling drape beautifully over the lounge chairs, while the light greyish colour
Category

Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Hollywood Regency Style, Lounge Chairs, Ottomans, White, Shearling, Metal, 1990s
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of Hollywood Regency style shearling style lounge chairs each having a matching ottoman. The
Category

1990s Hollywood Regency Lounge Chairs

Materials

Faux Fur

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Ottoman in Shearling
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
Lead Time: Please allow 10 to 12 weeks to restore a vintage Womb Chair and Ottoman in Shearling
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Shaker Swivel Counter Chair, by Ambrozia, Walnut, Brass, Shearling & Leather
By AMBROZIA
Located in Drummondville, Quebec
The Shaker swivel Counter chair is made to order. This contemporary / modern swivel armchair is
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Ottoman in Shearling
By Eero Saarinen, Knoll
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
Lead Time: Please allow 10 to 12 weeks to restore a vintage Womb Chair and Ottoman in Shearling
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Swedish Modern Lounge Chairs in Shearling / Sheepskin and Elm, 1940s
By Axel Larsson
Located in Hillringsberg, SE
This pair of great look lounge chairs was produced in Sweden during the early 1940s. Gifted with
Category

Vintage 1940s Swedish Art Deco Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Elm

Jens Risom Walnut Lounge Chairs in Ivory Shearling, circa 1950s
By Jens Risom
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Iconic Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom lounge chairs expertly reupholstered in soft ivory shearling
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Hide, Walnut

Pair French MCM Steiner Knoll Lounge Chairs in Sheepskin / Shearling
By Steiner, Knoll
Located in Mckinney, TX
Steiner Knoll Lounge Chairs. Embracing the essence of mid-century modern design, they seamlessly blend
Category

Mid-20th Century French Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Pair of Shearling Chairs by Alfred Christensen, Denmark circa 1950
By Alfred Christensen
Located in San Angelo, TX
A pair of Danish Modern high-backed lounge chairs by Danish designer, Alfred Christensen, newly
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Wood

Karpen Wingback Chairs in Luxuriously Soft Milk Chocolate Shearling, circa 1950s
By Karpen of California
Located in Saint Louis, MO
soft hand sewn Cocoa Milk Chocolate Shearling. The sort of chairs that become a family heirloom. A
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Hide, Sheepskin, Walnut

Viggo Boesen, Lounge Chair in Oak & Shearling Lambswool, Danish Modern, 1950s
By Viggo Boesen
Located in Odense, DK
Presenting a fantastic lounge chair from the 1950s, expertly crafted in oak and thoughtfully
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Lambskin, Sheepskin, Oak

Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs in Grey/Black Sheepskin Shearling Sweden, 1940
By Carl Malmsten
Located in Hillringsberg, SE
Pair of Swedish modern lounge chairs, with the typical look of its time. These ones are fully
Category

Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Birch

Black Wood Frame Lounge Chair in Cream Shearling, France, 20th Century
Located in Chicago, IL
A stately lounge chair featuring a black painted wood frame with an angled ladderback. This chair
Category

20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wool, Wood, Upholstery

Midcentury Modern "Teve" Chair in Sheepskin/Shearling Alf Svensson, Sweden, 1955
By Alf Svensson, Ljungs Industrier Sweden
Located in Hillringsberg, SE
The "TeVe-chair" by Alf Svensson for Ljungs Industrier made in Sweden 1955. The chair given that
Category

Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Beech

5x Shaker Swivel Counter Chairs, by Ambrozia, Walnut, Brass, Shearling & Leather
By AMBROZIA
Located in Drummondville, Quebec
The Shaker swivel counter chair is made to order. This contemporary / modern swivel armchair is
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Ottoman in Patagonia Shearling
By Knoll, Eero Saarinen
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
weeks for re-upholstery and restoration of a vintage womb chair and ottoman in Patagonia shearling.
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Pair of Italian Sculptural Faux Shearling Lounge Chairs, Italy, circa 1960
Located in New York, NY
upholstered in a creamy white faux shearling, with chic black metal and brass tapered legs. Northern Italian
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Lounge Chairs in Sheepskin/Shearling and Stained Wood, Sweden, 1962
By Erik Worts
Located in Hillringsberg, SE
These two wonderfully crafted chairs were made in Sweden 1962 and design by Erik Wörts. The chairs
Category

Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Birch

Danish 1940s Flemming Lassen High Back Lounge Chair in Grey Shearling
By Flemming Lassen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Beautiful Flemming Lassen attributed high back lounge chair made circa 1940. This iconic lounge
Category

Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wool, Beech

Guglielmo Veronesi, Rare "Perla" Slipper Chairs, Shearling and Wood Italy, 1950s
By I.S.A. Italy
Located in High Point, NC
A pair of sheepskin and wood slipper chairs with ottoman, model "Perla", designed by Guglielmo
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Slipper Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Wood

Pair of Chic 'Arcade' Wrought Iron and Shearling Chairs by Design Frères
By Gilbert Poillerat, Design Frères
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of chic 'Arcade' wrought iron and shearling chairs by Design Frères. Extraordinary pair of
Category

21st Century and Contemporary French Art Deco Side Chairs

Materials

Wrought Iron

Danish Modern Pair of Kristian Vedel Style Lounge Chairs in Palomino Shearling
By Kristian Vedel
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Stylish pair of Kristian Vedel attributed low profile Danish Modern lounge chairs newly
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Walnut

Italian Mid Century Wingback Chairs in Hand Sewn Champagne Shearling c. 1960
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Fabulous early 1960s pair of Italian Wingback Chairs with bentwood arms in new hand sewn champagne
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Hide, Upholstery, Bentwood

Svend Age Eriksen Genuine Shearling Lounge Chair for Glostrup Møbelfabrik 1960's
By Svend Åge Eriksen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
shearling, new foam was also added. Chair Dimensions: 32" H x 29" D x 27.25" W, Seat Height 17.75".
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Teak

Custom Made 1940's Style Lounge Chair Upholstered in Beige Sheepskin Shearling
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
the seat. This chair has been upholstered in a light beige curly shearling skin from Garrett Leather
Category

2010s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Beech

Forsyth Bespoke Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Pouf Ottoman in Patagonia Shearling
By Knoll, Eero Saarinen
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
. This Womb Chair and Ottoman will be made to order with the finest Patagonia shearlings in a hot pink
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin

Custom Made 1940's Style Lounge Chair Upholstered in Amber Color Shearling
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
the seat. This chair has been upholstered in a amber color curly shearling skin from Garrett Leather
Category

2010s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Beech

Custom Made 1940's Style Lounge Chair Upholstered in Beige Sheepskin Shearling
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
the seat. This chair has been upholstered in a light beige curly shearling skin from Garrett Leather
Category

2010s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Beech

1960s Danish Modern Teak Rocking Chair by Hans Olsen in Plush Cream Shearling
By Juul Kristensen, Hans Olsen
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Beautiful early 1960s Danish teak and cane rocking chair Model 532A designed by Hans Olsen and
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Rocking Chairs

Materials

Hide, Cane, Teak

Pair of 1940's Style Classic Club or Lounge Chairs in Grey Shearling
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
. The chairs have been upholstered in a light grey (official color, Bamboo-- sku S516C) curly shearling
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Sheepskin, Beech

Pair of 1940's Style Classic Club or Lounge Chairs in Amber Color Shearling
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Bridgeport, CT
. The chairs have been upholstered in a light amber colored curly shearling sheepskin skin (S519C) from
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Beech, Sheepskin

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Chairs With Shearling For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the chairs with shearling you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of animal skin, sheepskin and wood, every chairs with shearling was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a chairs with shearling, we have 9 options in-stock, while there are 6 modern editions to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the chairs with shearling you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A chairs with shearling, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Scandinavian Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A. Mikael Laursen, B&B Italia and Milo Baughman each produced at least one beautiful chairs with shearling that is worth considering.

How Much is a Chairs With Shearling?

A chairs with shearling can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $4,400, while the lowest priced sells for $2,250 and the highest can go for as much as $28,000.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality antique and vintage seating cannot be overstated.

Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other lounge furniture — 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 furnishings in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other items — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring official 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 unique chairs, sofas and other seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.

Questions About Chairs With Shearling
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Whether down or shearling is warmer is largely a matter of personal opinion. However, many people purchase shearling coats and jackets because they effectively hold in body heat. People who prefer down outerwear tend to do so because it is a good insulator but is lighter than other materials. On 1stDibs, find a wide range of outerwear.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Because shearling comes from the hide of a lamb, it is more limited. The most important factor in determining price is the softness of the wool and how thin the leather is. The higher quality jackets are warm but lighter weight.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Shearling coats are made from genuine sheepskin, which is why they can be so expensive. The best quality shearling coats have softer wool and thinner leather to be warm and lighter weight.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A detachable shearling collar adds a cozy touch to a jacket, sweater or cardigan. Use a pattern to cut the shearling, secure a backing to it and attach snaps to secure it in place. You can also buy a detachable shearling collar to make it simple to dress up your style. Shop a range of shearling collars from top boutiques on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    How long shearling coats last varies. However, some examples of the outerwear made twenty years ago or more remain in good condition today. The key to helping shearling stand the test of time is to have it cleaned whenever you notice stains and to brush it regularly with a dry rag. Find a collection of shearling coats on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 8, 2023
    The difference between a lounge chair and a chair is specificity. A chair is the general term for furniture typically designed to seat one person at a time, and there are many different kinds of chairs, including dining, accent and office chairs. Lounge chairs are another example of a specific type of chair. They are chairs with a footrest that allows you to elevate your feet while sitting. On 1stDibs, explore a large collection of chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    To tell if a chair is an Eames chair, take a look under the seat or cushion. Authentic Eames lounge chairs are manufactured by Herman Miller and Vitra. If your Eames chair is a Herman Miller original, look for the legendary manufacturer’s specific logomarks on the product (these logomarks can be found on the company’s official website). There is also the manufacturing label, which is usually found under the seat or cushion (unless a former owner removed it). All of the classic Herman Miller designs are paired with a certificate of authenticity. Some designs may also have a medallion attached to certify their authenticity. You can then check trusted online resources to determine if the information on the label is correct for the style of chair (and more info on its construction is available on the official Eames website). You won’t see screws outside of the wood shells on an authentic Eames lounge chair, and prior to the 1970s, original vintage Eames lounge chairs were made with no more than five layers of plywood (during the 1970s, the chairs were made with seven layers). Find a variety of authentic Eames chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    There is no difference between a club chair and an armchair; a club chair is a type of armchair. An armchair is any chair with arms, while a club chair is a wide, comfortable type of armchair that is typically clad in leather and features thick upholstery. All club chairs are armchairs, but not all armchairs are club chairs. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of club chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 2, 2021
    The difference between a task chair and an executive chair is that most task chairs will have adjustable seat height as well as swivel and tilt functions. Task chairs are lightweight and mobile but are not intended for long periods of continuous use. Executive chairs are meant to be more comfortable and are usually designed with high backrests. An executive chair is intended for long periods of use compared to a task chair, which in some cases may be armless and isn’t going to provide the premium comfort that can be expected from an executive chair. Task chairs are also typically less expensive than executive chairs. Find a variety of antique, modern and contemporary task chairs and executive chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    The difference between a lounge chair and an accent chair pertains to purpose. Typically, a lounge chair is wider and deeper than an accent chair and tends to have a thicker cushion. These stylistic differences owe to the fact that lounge chairs are meant to provide luxurious, comfortable seating for long periods of time, while accent chairs are more often intended to add visual appeal to a living room. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of living room chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 1, 2023
    The difference between an occasional chair and an accent chair comes down to usage. An occasional chair is a decorative chair that is placed in a room for its look rather than to function as an everyday seating solution. As a result, occasional chairs may be used infrequently. An accent chair is any decorative chair placed in a seating area. They can be used only occasionally or on a daily basis. Explore a wide variety of chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 6, 2023
    The difference between an accent chair and a dining chair comes down to function and design. An accent chair usually goes in a seating area, and makers craft them with comfort in mind. As a result, most accent chairs feature cushioning and upholstery and are characterized by generous proportions. The purpose of a dining chair is to provide a place to sit while enjoying a meal. Usually, dining chairs are lighter and smaller than accent chairs for easy maneuvering. While they may have padded seats and backrests, dining chairs generally aren't as abundantly cushioned as accent chairs. Explore a large selection of chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    A club chair is called a club chair because the accent chairs became popular in the interior décor of gentleman's clubs in France. The original name for the club chair is “fauteuil confortable," which translates to "comfortable chair." You'll find a collection of club chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    The difference between an Adirondack chair and a Muskoka chair can be easily explained in that garden armchairs are called Adirondack in the USA and Muskoka in Canada. While they both have short legs, bent reclining seats, wide armrests and high backs, the Adirondack chair is 2 inches higher from the floor and 2 inches wider. The Adirondack chair uses a flat yoke at the back while Muskoka might use curved yokes. Shop for an Adirondack chair or Muskoka chair on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    The difference between a side chair and a Parsons chair is style. A side chair is a very commonly used dining chair. The form of a side chair may vary, but the constant is the lack of armrests to keep hands free for eating and to save space at the table. A Parsons chair is a type of side chair that features upholstery on the seat and back. Shop a selection of dining chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Today, a captain's chair is typically used for providing seating at a kitchen or dining table. The name of the chair comes from the fact that furniture of this type once provided seating for a ship's officers in lounge areas. Shop a large collection of captain's chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    A hanging chair is a type of chair that is hung by a hook to the ceiling or a stand. It does not have legs and can swing freely. On 1stDibs, find a variety of antique and vintage hanging chairs.
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    A glider chair is a type of rocking chair that moves like a swing seat.

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    Hitchcock chairs are 19th century-style chairs that were popular in the middle class as an emblem of social mobility. The chairs were affordable due to their easily mass-produced stenciling technique that replaced earlier painting designs.
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    A gilt chair is a chair whose frame is made of gold or is covered with a small substance that looks like gold. On 1stDibs, you can find a variety of gilt chairs from different periods and in a range of design styles.

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