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Hans J. Wegner Chinese Chair of Mahogany for Fritz Hansen
By Fritz Hansen, Hans J. Wegner
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Hans J. Wegner Chinese chair of Mahogany. Loose seat cushion upholstered with leather, fitted with buttons. Executed by Fritz Hansen. Reverse with paper label FRITZ HANSEN, DENMAR...
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Vintage 1980s Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

Pair of Hans J. Wegner Chinese Chairs of Cherrywood for Fritz Hansen
By Hans J. Wegner, Fritz Hansen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Hans J. Wegner Chinese chairs of cherrywood. Loose seat cushion upholstered with red leather, fitted with buttons. Executed by Fritz Hansen, 1969. Reverse with paper label Fritz H...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Cherry

Pair of Hans J. Wegner Chinese Chairs of Cherrywood for Fritz Hansen
By Hans J. Wegner, Fritz Hansen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Hans J. Wegner Chinese chairs of cherrywood. Loose seat cushion upholstered with red leather, fitted with buttons. Executed by Fritz Hansen, 1976. Reverse with paper label FRITZ H...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Cherry, Leather

19th Century Red Lacquer Folding Chair China Round Back Chair
Located in Epfach, DE
The Chinese folding chair was made in the beginning of the 19th century. It is worked out very beautiful and the red lacquer is in a good condition. The form of the chair is very Cla...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Lacquer

Materials

Leather, Wood

Vintage Chinese Chippendale Style Lacquered Chair
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage Chinese Chippendale style chair in a gorgeous green lacquered finish. This chair has beautiful detailing and has been professionally upholstered in a white cut velvet. This c...
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Vintage 1960s Hollywood Regency Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Vintage Chinese Chippendale Style Lacquered Chair
  • Vintage Chinese Chippendale Style Lacquered Chair
  • Vintage Chinese Chippendale Style Lacquered Chair
  • Vintage Chinese Chippendale Style Lacquered Chair
H 41.13 in. W 21.5 in. D 17.25 in.
Pair of Chinese Black Lacquer Ladies' Chairs, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
These unusual ladies' chairs exemplify the beauty of exaggerated proportions. Each chair features a small, round seat, charmingly counterbalanced by wide back panels. A black lacquer...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Side Chairs

Materials

Elm

Red Lacquer Child's Chair
Located in Greenwich, CT
Beautiful red lacquer child's chair with fine pierce carving.
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Antique 1890s Chinese Ming Chairs

Materials

Lacquer

  • Red Lacquer Child's Chair
  • Red Lacquer Child's Chair
  • Red Lacquer Child's Chair
  • Red Lacquer Child's Chair
H 32 in. W 16 in. D 15 in.
Pair of Early 19th Century Chinese 'Lazy Chairs' in Walnut and Black Lacquer
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Pair of 'Lazy Chairs' in walnut, black lacquer with a natural cracked wear that gives the chairs an exciting and artistic look. Ming style, early 19th century China. The term 'Laz...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Ming Chairs

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Walnut, Lacquer

Pair of Black Lacquer Hat Chairs
Located in Greenwich, CT
Pair of black lacquer hat chairs. Simple and elegant black lacquer hat chairs, beautiful form and lines. We carry fine quality furniture with elegant finished and has been appeared m...
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Vintage 1940s Chinese Ming Chairs

Materials

Lacquer

  • Pair of Black Lacquer Hat Chairs
  • Pair of Black Lacquer Hat Chairs
  • Pair of Black Lacquer Hat Chairs
  • Pair of Black Lacquer Hat Chairs
H 41 in. W 20 in. D 17 in.
Four Kindel Ivory Lacquer Chinese Chippendale Dining Chairs
By Kindel Furniture
Located in Chicago, IL
Set of four Kindel furniture of Grand Rapids Chinese Chippendale dining chairs in antique ivory lacquer with original vibrant silk stripe upholstery. Faux bamboo frames with arched b...
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Vintage 1970s American Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood, Lacquer, Upholstery

Antique Chinese Red Lacquered Folding Traveller’s Chair with Footrest and Fabric
Located in Yonkers, NY
An antique Chinese red lacquered folding traveller’s chair from the early 20th century, with carved motifs, footrest and woven fabric. Born in China during the early years of the 20t...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Side Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Five Black Lacquered Dining Chairs, Very Similar to the China Chair
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Set of five - 5 - beautifully shaped and very chic high-gloss black lacquered dining chairs made of solid bent wood, and a seat and back upholstered in an evenly high gloss black cal...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Leather, Bentwood

Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Bamboo Chairs
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Pair of Chinese bamboo chairs each with wooden inset rectangular panel and seat. Original condition with minor losses to the burgundy lacquer. Finished with a transparent lacquer wh...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Chairs

Materials

Bamboo

  • Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Bamboo Chairs
  • Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Bamboo Chairs
  • Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Bamboo Chairs
  • Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Bamboo Chairs
H 42.92 in. W 20.87 in. D 16.93 in.
Pair of Chinese Yoke Back Official's Hat Chairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Dramatic pair of Chinese yoke back official's hat chairs featuring a Shuangxi emblem on the backsplat. These carved chairs have a lacquer finish with a distressed worn look and craqu...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Chairs

Materials

Lacquer, Wood

19th Century Chinese Barber Chair, with Drawer
By Asian Style
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
An antique Chinese barber chair from China’s Gansu Province. This 19th century chair features a drawer on the backside where the barber would have stored his scissors and other tools...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Other Chairs

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Wood

  • 19th Century Chinese Barber Chair, with Drawer
  • 19th Century Chinese Barber Chair, with Drawer
  • 19th Century Chinese Barber Chair, with Drawer
  • 19th Century Chinese Barber Chair, with Drawer
H 36.23 in. W 14.77 in. D 12.8 in.
Set of Four Black Lacquered Faux Bamboo Chinese Chippendale Style Chairs
By Century Furniture
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Set of six elegant black lacquered chinoiserie Chippendale style faux bamboo dining chairs. A well-made set made by centuries, circa 1980s. Cushions are badly stained and need recove...
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Vintage 1980s American Chinoiserie Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Lacquer, Wood

Pair of Chippendale Style Chairs in Red Lacquered Wood, circa 1880
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of Chippendale style chairs in red lacquered wood standing on four legs: cabriole front legs with a decor of cartouche, foliage and shell, claw and ball feet. Sabre back legs en...
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Antique 1880s European Chinese Chippendale Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

19th Century Black Lacquered Elm Chinese Officials Hat Yoke Back Open Armchair
Located in Basingstoke, Hampshire
A late 18th-early 19th century black lacquered elm Chinese hat chair. Intricate carvings of traditional Chinese motif decorate the back splat of the chair, with graceful serpentine-l...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chairs

Materials

Elm

Pair of Refine Black Lacquer Armchairs
Located in Greenwich, CT
A pair of refined black lacquer yoke back armchairs. Beautiful color, form and lines. We carry fine quality furniture with elegant finished and has been appeared many times in "Archi...
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Vintage 1930s Chinese Ming Chairs

Materials

Lacquer

  • Pair of Refine Black Lacquer Armchairs
  • Pair of Refine Black Lacquer Armchairs
  • Pair of Refine Black Lacquer Armchairs
  • Pair of Refine Black Lacquer Armchairs
H 43 in. W 24 in. D 18 in.
Pair of Chinese Art Deco Lounge Chairs, with Wooden Armrests
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Pair of decorative Chinese art deco easy chairs. The straight wooden armrests with yellow lacquer creates an expressive contrast with the subtle black linen fabric upholstery. The o...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Art Deco Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Set of Six Chinese Chippendale Dining Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An extraordinary set of six Chippendale-style dining room chairs crafted out of wood fully restored by our professional team of craftsmen. This vintage set features two armchairs and...
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Vintage 1970s American Chinese Chippendale Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Mohair, Upholstery, Velvet, Foam, Wood, Lacquer, Paint

Vanity Seat in Grey Lacquer by Robert Kuo, Limited Edition
By Robert Kuo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vanity seat. Grey lacquer. Handmade. Wood base. Lacquer is a technique that dates back to the Shang dynasty, circa 1600-1100 B.C. The pieces are made with at least 60 coats of organ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Chairs

Materials

Lacquer

Pair of Asian Chinese (19th Cent) Red & Gilt Side Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Asian Chinese (19th Cent) red and gilt lacquered side chairs with filigree sides and back (PRICED PER Pair) (matching table #032840)
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Side Chairs

Materials

Wood

Pair of Asain Black Lacquer and Mother of Pearl Inlay Side Chairs 20th C.
Located in San Francisco, CA
Pair of Asain black lacquer and mother of pearl inlay side chairs 20th c. Measures: 19.5" wide x 18.5" deep x 19" high at the seat x 41.5" high at the back The padded seats measure...
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Late 20th Century Unknown Chinese Export Side Chairs

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Pair of Chinoiserie Bamboo Horseshoe Chairs
Located in 10 Chater Road, HK
The circular-sectioned top rail curving in horseshoe shape to form the arms and extending to the hooked hand grips, supported on a S-curved back splat with a three-sectioned lattice ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Ming Chairs

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Bamboo, Lacquer, Softwood

Set of Six Mid-Century American Black Bamboo Chinese Chippendale Dining Chairs
Located in Southampton, NY
Set of Six Mid-Century American Bamboo Painted Black Chinese Chippendale Dining Chairs having two armchairs and fours side chairs to the set with the original white leather seats wit...
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Mid-20th Century North American Regency Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Lacquer

Set of Six Guanmaoyi Yokeback Dining Chairs, circa 1960s
Located in Peabody, MA
A set of six Classic Chinese Guanmaoyi yokeback chairs in lacquered elmwood consisting of two armchairs and four sides. These elegant high back chairs are named for their resemblance...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Ming Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

Pair of Antique Chinese Lacquer Horseshoe Back Chairs
Located in New York, NY
An unusually beautiful pair of antique Chinese horseshoe back chairs with striking lacquer finish. These gracefully shaped chairs will add a touch of elegance to any space. Dimensio...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Pair of Chinese Red Lacquer Roundback Chairs, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Prior to the 10th century, Chinese society eschewed raised seats in favor of mats. The rising popularity of chairs and other forms of elevated seating led craftsmen to adapt traditio...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Elm

Red Lacquered Chinese Chippendale Chair
Located in Dallas, TX
Chinese Chippendale chair with hand-loomed silk Ikat seat, lacquered in cinnabar.
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20th Century Armchairs

  • Red Lacquered Chinese Chippendale Chair
  • Red Lacquered Chinese Chippendale Chair
  • Red Lacquered Chinese Chippendale Chair
  • Red Lacquered Chinese Chippendale Chair
H 37 in. W 23 in. D 20 in.
Chinese Black Lacquer Official's Traveler's Chair with Folding Rattan Seat
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese official's double seat traveller’s chair from the early 20th century, with black lacquer finish, red highlights, rattan folding seat and footrests. This Chinese traveller’s...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Benches

Materials

Rattan, Wood

Antique Chinese Lacquered Yumu Wood Side Chair with Hand-Carved Décor
Located in Yonkers, NY
A hand-carved Chinese yumu wood accent chair from the early 20th century, with dark brown lacquer finish, fretwork motifs and carved splat. This exquisite Chinese side chair features...
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20th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Elm

Pair of Chinese Lacquered Arm Chairs
Located in Stamford, CT
A pair of 19th century lacquered Chinese arm chairs.
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Antique 19th Century Armchairs

Materials

Wood

  • Pair of Chinese Lacquered Arm Chairs
  • Pair of Chinese Lacquered Arm Chairs
  • Pair of Chinese Lacquered Arm Chairs
  • Pair of Chinese Lacquered Arm Chairs
H 46.5 in. W 25.25 in. D 17 in.
Antique Lacquered Chinese Chair of Medium Proportions Bonsai Tree Detail
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely very rare antique reddish lacquered Chinese chair The tradition was for the bride to be carried on this chair to grooms house where ...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Hardwood

19th Century Chinese Dark Brown Lacquered Chair with Stretcher
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese 19th century brown lacquered chair with stretcher. This antique Chinese chair made during the 19th century features a dark brown lacquer and a base stretcher. Thanks to it...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

Yumu Chinese 19th Century Side Chair with Dark Lacquered Finish and Cartouche
Located in Yonkers, NY
A yumu wood 19th century Chinese side chair with dark lacquered finish and carved cartouche. This Chinese side chair features a rectangular straight back, adorned with a rounded mold...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Elm

Pair Chinese Export Black Lacquer Gilt Painted Side Chairs, Mid 20th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A stunning pair of Chinese black lacquer and gilt painted official's hat side chairs, made for the export market, mid 20th century, China. The pair of side chairs of yoke back for...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Softwood

19th Century Chinese Lacquered Carved Elmwood Chair with Traditional Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese carved lacquered elmwood chair from the 19th century. This antique Chinese chair was made with lacquered elmwood and carved with traditional patterns. The chair displays a...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

Yumu Wood Chinese 19th Century Chair with Hand-Carved Décor and Lacquered Finish
Located in Yonkers, NY
A yumu wood Chinese 19th century accent chair with hand-carved splat, fretwork patterns and lacquered finish. This Chinese carved chair features an arched pierced back, beautifully a...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

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Elm

Antique Dark Brown Lacquer Side Chair with Rattan Seat from China, 19th Century
Located in Yonkers, NY
A 19th century Chinese dark brown lacquer wooden side chair with rattan seat and back. The chair showcases traditional Chinese carved details on its wooden frame. The top rail is ado...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Rattan, Wood

Antique Hand Carved and Lacquered Elmwood Chair from 19th Century China
Located in Yonkers, NY
A 19th century Chinese carved chair made of lacquered elmwood. This chair displays a classic Chinese shape with its rounded armrests and carved back. Below the seat, a brace carved ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Wood, Elm

Antique Chinese Carved and Lacquered Elmwood Chair From the 19th Century
Located in Yonkers, NY
A 19th century Chinese lacquered Elmwood chair with a carved panel back. This stunning chair features a back carved with a floral motif above a rectangular panel and a curved bottom....
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Wood, Elm

Chinese Black Guanmaoyi Chair, c. 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
With its strong lines and upright stature, this imposing piece of furniture was the chair of choice for a 19th-century administrator in northern China. Made of northern elmwood, the ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Lacquer, Elm

  • Chinese Black Guanmaoyi Chair, c. 1850
  • Chinese Black Guanmaoyi Chair, c. 1850
  • Chinese Black Guanmaoyi Chair, c. 1850
  • Chinese Black Guanmaoyi Chair, c. 1850
H 39 in. W 24.5 in. D 20 in.
Pair of Chinese Rose Chairs, c. 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
For many years, rose chairs were thought to have been exclusively used by women due to their floral name. However, they were a universal form of seating, often used for writing due t...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Elm

  • Pair of Chinese Rose Chairs, c. 1850
  • Pair of Chinese Rose Chairs, c. 1850
  • Pair of Chinese Rose Chairs, c. 1850
  • Pair of Chinese Rose Chairs, c. 1850
H 34 in. W 22 in. D 19 in.
Antique Light Brown Lacquered and Carved Elmwood Chair from 19th Century China
Located in Yonkers, NY
A 19th century Chinese chair made with light brown lacquered elmwood. This chair displays openwork on the back with wood rods, adorned with two small carved details. The rectangular ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Wood, Elm

Pair of Chinese Yokeback Children's Chairs, c. 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
These low children's chairs from northern China are designed in a traditional style known as a "yoke-back chair," defined by its tall back, flat back yoke, and protruding top crest r...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Elm

19th Century Provincial Chinese Roundback Chair
Located in Chicago, IL
Prior to the 10th century, Chinese society eschewed raised seats in favor of mats. The rising popularity of chairs and other forms of elevated seating led craftsmen to adapt traditio...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Elm

Contemporary Natural Lacquered Root Chair Crafted from Camphor Wood
Located in Yonkers, NY
This contemporary Chinese root chair was made with camphor wood varnished with natural lacquer, during the 21st century. The wood was carved to create a seat among the roots of an ac...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Furniture

Materials

Wood

Pair of 18th Century Chinese Yokeback Chairs
Located in Chicago, IL
In the West, this type of chair is commonly called a "yokeback" chair because its top rail looks like a yoke for an ox. However, in China, the name translates to "lamp hanger" chair,...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Elm

Pair of 19th Century Chinese Rose Chairs
Located in Chicago, IL
For many years, rose chairs were thought to have been exclusively used by women due to their floral name. However, they were a universal form of seating, typically used for writing d...
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Walnut

  • Pair of 19th Century Chinese Rose Chairs
  • Pair of 19th Century Chinese Rose Chairs
  • Pair of 19th Century Chinese Rose Chairs
  • Pair of 19th Century Chinese Rose Chairs
H 37.25 in. W 22.25 in. D 17 in.
Pair of Chinese Style Red Lacquer Rattan Chairs Attributed to Roche Bobois
By Roche Bobois
Located in Savannah, GA
Pair of Chinese style red lacquer rattan chairs created by Maugrion Editions, made in France for Roche Bobois, 20th century. Upholstered cushions.     
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20th Century French Armchairs

Materials

Rattan

Antique Chinese circa 1900-1920 Export Folding Occasional Chair Nice Carvings
Located in GB
Wimbledon-Furniture Wimbledon-Furniture is delighted to offer for sale this lovely original Chinese red lacquered fret work carved folding chair with woven seat Please note...
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Chinese Export Furniture

Materials

Elm

19th Century Chinese Moongazing Chair with Upturned Arms
Located in Chicago, IL
This 19th century moongazing chair from northern China was constructed by a Provincial carpenter who heated and bent willow wood into the rounded and upturned shape of the chair's ar...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Elm

Pair of 19th Century Chinese Official's Hat Chairs
Located in Nordhavn, DK
19th century Chinese Official's Hat chair. Elmwood, original red and black lacquer. Back splat with vague remains of decorations (natural wear and tear). Carved scalloped aprons b...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Armchairs

Materials

Elm

  • Pair of 19th Century Chinese Official's Hat Chairs
  • Pair of 19th Century Chinese Official's Hat Chairs
  • Pair of 19th Century Chinese Official's Hat Chairs
  • Pair of 19th Century Chinese Official's Hat Chairs
H 46.86 in. W 22.45 in. D 18.51 in.
Pair of 19th Century Chinese Tall Back Porch Chairs
Located in Chicago, IL
Unusual for its small scale, this pair of 19th century tall back chairs are diminutive updates on the classic yoke-back armchair popular since the Song dynasty. Also referred to as o...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Reed, Elm, Lacquer

Pair of 19th Century Chinese Bamboo Arm Chairs in Original Condition
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Pair of Chinese bamboo arm chairs with plain flat linden wood seat (linden wood is also called lime tree). Black and burgundy lacquer with beautiful natural age-related patina highl...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Bamboo

Pair of China Chairs by Hans J. Wegner
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
FH 4283 - China chairs in cherrywood with black leather. Brown label. This example produced in 1985. Maker Fritz Hansen.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Cherry

  • Pair of China Chairs by Hans J. Wegner
  • Pair of China Chairs by Hans J. Wegner
  • Pair of China Chairs by Hans J. Wegner
  • Pair of China Chairs by Hans J. Wegner
H 32.29 in. W 21.66 in. D 21.66 in.
Pair of China Chairs by Hans J. Wegner
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Pair of FH 4283 - China chairs in cherrywood with cushion of patinated natural leather. Maker Fritz Hansen.
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Cherry

  • Pair of China Chairs by Hans J. Wegner
  • Pair of China Chairs by Hans J. Wegner
  • Pair of China Chairs by Hans J. Wegner
  • Pair of China Chairs by Hans J. Wegner
H 32.29 in. W 21.66 in. D 21.66 in.
Pair of "Lazy Chairs" in Original Beautiful Black Lacquer
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Pair of "lazy chairs" in walnut with an unusual original beautiful black crackled lacquer patina. Elegantly done, China, 1780-1820. Sold as a pair for 2400, (They are called "lazy ...
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Antique Late 18th Century Chinese Armchairs

Materials

Elm

19th Century Chinese Yumu Official's Chair with Hand-Carved Splat and Fretwork
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese hand-carved yumu wood 'Official's Chair' from the 19th century, with fretwork and lacquered finish. This Chinese armchair features a rectangular pierced back accented with ...
Category

Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Elm

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Chinese Lacquered Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of Chinese lacquered chairs is available at 1stDibs. The range of distinct Chinese lacquered chairs — often made from wood, lacquer and hardwood — can elevate any home. Chinese lacquered chairs have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Chinese lacquered chairs made by Hollywood Regency designers — as well as those associated with Scandinavian Modern — are very popular at 1stDibs. There have been many well-made Chinese lacquered chairs over the years, but those made by Fritz Hansen, Hans J. Wegner and Century Furniture are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Chinese Lacquered Chairs?

Chinese lacquered chairs can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $2,885, while the lowest priced sells for $200 and the highest can go for as much as $45,000.

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 antique, new and vintage seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.