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SIX VINTAGE MID CENTURY MODERM PLYWOOD FOLDING STADIUM SEATING WITH NEW BASEs
Located in GB
Royal House Antiques Royal House Antiques is delighted to offer for sale this lovely suite of mid century modern folding stadium seating Please note the delivery fee listed is jus...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

19th Century Georgian Style Mahogany Leather Hall Chair
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Handsome late 19th century mahogany hall chair featuring a black leather upholstery. Made in the Georgian taste with a humped back crest and bowed seat. The mahogany frame is solid a...
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Antique 19th Century English Georgian Chairs

Materials

Brass

Stunning Eichholtz Pony Hide Chrome Stool for Desks and Dressing Tables
By EICHHOLTZ
Located in GB
This is delighted to offer this lovely Eichholtz Pony hide trestle stool for desks or dressing tables. This is a very good looking well made and comfortable stool, I have the matc...
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20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Chrome

Seriously Cool over Engineered Metal & Lucite Folding Office Chair Swing Back
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very cool over engineered lucite and steel folding chair with swinging back rest A very well made chair, the frame is super industrial and ...
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20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Metal

Antique Regency 1810 Restored Brown Leather Chesterfield Armchair Reading Slope
By Gillows of Lancaster & London, Chesterfield
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this absolutely stunning fully restored hand dyed Cigar brown leather, period Regency Chesterfield Library armchair complete with original mahogany...
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Antique 1810s English Regency Armchairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of English Regency Period Mahogany Cock Fighting Chairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Amazing pair of early 19th century English regency cock fighting chairs crafted from mahogany. The frames have a padded curved back supported by gracefully curved arms decorated with...
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Armchairs

Materials

Brass

1960s Extremely Sought After Lloyds Loom Metal Wicker Rattan Set of Chairs
By Lloyd Loom
Located in Markington, GB
1960s extremely sought after LLoyds Loom Metal Wicker rattan set of chairs in very vintage condition. Both chairs are labeled. Measures: Seat height: 39 cm, height: 73 cm, depth: 6...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Navy Colour
By And Objects
Located in London, GB
And objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton dining chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather Fern & Teal Colours
By And Objects
Located in London, GB
And objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton dining chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

Antique English Stroller
Located in Wilson, NC
Antique English stroller has the original wire wheels with brass lugs and the original fabric seat. The back is commensurate with use and age. We purchased it on one of our buying tr...
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Antique 1880s English Chairs

Materials

Metal, Brass

Antique English Stroller
Antique English Stroller
H 38.5 in W 19 in D 25 in
Rare circa 1890 Solid Fruitwood Brass Fitting Military Campaign Folding Chair
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare circa 1890 antique Military Campaign fold chair in fruitwood with brass fittings A genuine Campaign used piece, very strong and l...
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Antique 1890s English Campaign Chairs

Materials

Brass

Interesting Iron Workers Gothic Sexy Dungeon Iron Throne Armchair Part Suite
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this rather interesting metal workers sexy Gothic dungeon throne armchair Well, where to begin, what an interesting piece…. Umm… it looks like i...
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20th Century English Gothic Armchairs

Materials

Iron

Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Black Colour
By And Objects
Located in London, GB
And objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton dining chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Green Colour
By And Objects
Located in London, GB
And Objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton dining chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

White Tri-Legged Regency Wrought Iron Chairs
Located in Hastings, GB
An exquisite pair of early 19th century regency chairs, twisted wrought iron construction, with wirework seats. Each chair is of three legged construction with ‘sparrow’ feet, a high...
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Antique 1810s English Regency Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Iron

White Tri-Legged Regency Wrought Iron Chairs
White Tri-Legged Regency Wrought Iron Chairs
H 33.86 in W 16.54 in D 17.72 in
Antique English Carved Walnut Lolling Chair with Brass Trim, circa 1880
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A 19th century hand carved English library chair. Long sloping arms with acanthus leaf carving. New soft yellow damask upholstery. Stately and handsome statement chair.
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Antique 19th Century English Renaissance Chairs

Materials

Brass

70's British MidCentury Modern Chairs with Chrome Bases, Manner of Milo Baughman
By Milo Baughman
Located in Lambertville, NJ
This pair of British mid-century Mod chairs with chrome bases has the sleek style and minimal design reminiscent of the work of Milo Baughman. The tall shaped backs make them comfort...
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Vintage 1970s English Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

19th Century Aesthetic Movement X-Frame Chair w. Hand Carved Monkey Finials
Located in Lisse, NL
Marvellous, early Arts & Crafts chair with human-like, monkey sculptures. I once learned that one of the goals of art is that it should trigger your imagination. Also, in the sense ...
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Antique 19th Century English Aesthetic Movement Chairs

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Brass, Iron

17th Century English Renaissance Carved Oak and Wrought Iron Bench Banquette
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Stunning antique English Renaissance oak bench believed to date back to the 17th century. The piece features a deep relief hand-carved back and legs which terminate at claw like fron...
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Antique 17th Century English Renaissance Benches

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Iron

English Lounge Chair of Teak for the Garden and Patio by R.A. Lister
By R.A. Lister & Co., Ltd. 1
Located in Austin, TX
A comfortable English garden or patio lounge chair of fine, aged teak wood, featuring a slat back and seat and a stylish frame. By the early 1900s, R.A. Lister developed a successfu...
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20th Century English Patio and Garden Furniture

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Metal, Brass

Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather in Red Colour
By And Objects
Located in London, GB
And objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton dining chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

Regency Armchair in Mahogany and Cane & Velvet Gray Fabric
Located in Kastrup, DK
Elegant regency armchair in mahogany with cane in the sides, back and seat. Legs with brass shoes, England, circa 1820. Loose cushions reupholstered with velvet.
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Armchairs

Materials

Brass

Regency Mahogany Metamorphic Armchair
Located in Essex, MA
With horizontal tablet crestrail with scrolled ends over down scrolled arms raised on saber legs, chair folds forward to form a ladder.
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Antique 1810s English Regency Ladders

Materials

Other

Regency Mahogany Metamorphic Armchair
Regency Mahogany Metamorphic Armchair
H 36 in W 21.5 in D 24 in
1950's Cox Tubular Red Metal Dining Chairs - Good Quantities Available
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1950’s Cox Tubular Red Metal Dining Chairs – Good Quantities Available 1950’s Cox Tubular Red Metal Dining Chairs – Good Quantities Available. Cox was one of the largest producers of...
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Vintage 1950s English Chairs

Materials

Metal

Pair of George III Mahogany Armchairs
Located in Essex, MA
Oval upholstered back with oval carved paterae and bellflower crestrail , carved downswept arms and serpentine upholstered seat raised on stop fluted tapered square legs , spade feet.
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Antique 1770s English Neoclassical Chairs

Materials

Other

Pair of George III Mahogany Armchairs
Pair of George III Mahogany Armchairs
H 36.5 in W 23 in D 22.5 in
English Silversmith's Chair from Sheffield, circa 1920
Located in Austin, TX
A fine English silversmith's chair, c.1920, from Sheffield, city site of a flourishing silver-smith trade and British Assay office location. This industrial high chair features a com...
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Early 20th Century English Chairs

Materials

Composition, Steel

Ron Arad Chair
By Ron Arad
Located in NYC, NY
'Horns' chair by Ron Arad 1985-1989 Measures: 108.2 x 50 x 48.5 cm (42 5/8 x 19 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.) Aluminium, stainless steel.
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Vintage 1980s English Industrial Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Ron Arad Chair
H 42.6 in W 19.1 in D 19.69 in
Easton Dining Chair, Fully Wrapped Upholstered Leather Pear & Carmine Colours
By And Objects
Located in London, GB
And objects, product design studio founded by Martin Brudnizki and Nick Jeanes based in London. The Easton dining chair is uniquely crafted from stainless steel and Italian leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

19th Century, English Oak, Brass & Leather Jockey Scale Likely Thornhill & Co
By Thornhill
Located in Atlanta, GA
English, 19th century. A beautiful and rare Jockey Scale chair produced with an oak frame, suede leather upholstery to chair, accented by a pair of brass handrails or arms and nailh...
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Antique 19th Century English Chairs

Materials

Brass

Orbit Outdoor Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Orbit Outdoor Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 55 x W 80 x H 88 cm. Materials: Powder-coated steel, foam, and fabric. Available in different metal and fabric options. Available...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Orbit  Outdoor Chair by Bohinc Studio
Orbit  Outdoor Chair by Bohinc Studio
H 34.65 in W 21.66 in D 31.5 in
Celeste Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Celeste Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 58 x W 52 x H 80 cm. Materials: Brushed brass, powder-coated steel, foam, and bouclé. Available in different metal and fab...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Brass, Steel

Celeste Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio
Celeste Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio
H 31.5 in W 20.48 in D 22.84 in
Lunar Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Lunar Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 66 x W 63 x H 84 cm. Materials: Brushed brass, foam, and bouclé. Available in different metal and fabric options.. Please co...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Brass

Lunar Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio
Lunar Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio
H 32.68 in W 24.81 in D 25.99 in
Orbit Outdoor Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Orbit Outdoor Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 55 x W 80 x H 88 cm. Materials: Powder-coated steel, foam, and fabric. Available in different metal and fabric options. Available...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Orbit  Outdoor Chair by Bohinc Studio
Orbit  Outdoor Chair by Bohinc Studio
H 34.65 in W 21.66 in D 31.5 in
Orbit Cream Bouclé Indoor Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Orbit Cream Bouclé Indoor Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 55 x W 80 x H 88 cm. Materials: oxidized brushed brass, foam, and bouclé. Available in different metal and fabric opt...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Brass

Saturn Rose Mohair Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Saturn Rose Mohair Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 76 x W 76 x H 79 cm. Materials: Bronze color coated or powder-coated steel, foam, and mohair. Available in different fabric ...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Saturn Rose Mohair Chair by Bohinc Studio
Saturn Rose Mohair Chair by Bohinc Studio
H 31.11 in W 29.93 in D 29.93 in
Antique English Folding Chair Royal Military Interest Smith's Lawn Windsor
Located in Norwich, GB
An interesting antique folding fruitwood and canvas chair with royal and military interest. Used at the Smith's Lawn in Windsor in 1915, Queen Mary's camp. London Silver hallmarked p...
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Early 20th Century English Campaign Chairs

Materials

Sterling Silver

Celeste Cream Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Celeste Cream Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 58 x W 52 x H 80 cm. Materials: Oxidised brushed brass and brushed brass, foam, and wool. Available in different metal and f...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Brass

Celeste Cream Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio
Celeste Cream Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio
H 31.5 in W 20.48 in D 22.84 in
Saturn Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Saturn Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 76 x W 76 x H 79 cm. Materials: Bronze color coated or powder-coated steel, foam, and boucle. Available in different fabric...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Saturn Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio
Saturn Cream Bouclé Chair by Bohinc Studio
H 31.11 in W 29.93 in D 29.93 in
Solar Pink Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Solar Pink Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 45 x W 55 x H 98 cm. Materials: Black galvanized steel, foam, and wool. Available in different metal and fabric options. Please...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Solar Pink Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio
Solar Pink Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio
H 38.59 in W 21.66 in D 17.72 in
Saturn Red Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Saturn Red Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 76 x W 76 x H 79 cm. Materials: Powder-coated steel, foam, and wool. Available in different fabric and color options. Please co...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

Saturn Red Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio
Saturn Red Wool Chair by Bohinc Studio
H 31.11 in W 29.93 in D 29.93 in
Orbit Blue Bouclé Indoor Chair by Bohinc Studio
Located in Geneve, CH
Orbit Blue Bouclé Indoor Chair by Bohinc Studio Dimensions: D 55 x W 80 x H 88 cm. Materials: oxidized brushed brass, foam, and bouclé. Available in different metal and fabric opti...
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2010s English Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Brass

Lloyd Loom Lusty chair
By Lloyd Loom
Located in Castle Douglas, GB
Lloyd Loom Lusty chair The Lloyd loom or weave is made from craft paper woven onto wire. With sprung seat newly upholstered in undyed cotton, original gold/turquoise paint in very g...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Wire

Lloyd Loom Lusty chair
Lloyd Loom Lusty chair
H 29.53 in W 25.99 in D 22.45 in
Antique Regency Quality Mahogany Desk Chair
Located in Suffolk, GB
Antique Regency quality mahogany desk chair having a quality figured mahogany top rail and centre splat, elegant carved mahogany shaped open arm, newly reupholstered drop in seat in ...
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Chairs

Materials

Other

Antique Regency Quality Mahogany Desk Chair
Antique Regency Quality Mahogany Desk Chair
H 35.63 in W 22.64 in D 21.26 in
Gothic Revival Pair of Chairs by Holland & Sons
By Holland & Sons
Located in Petworth, GB
Gothic Revival pair of mahogany chairs Original leather seats Brass Castors Egyptianesque design and ebony detailing Circa 1870 Holland & Sons
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Antique 1870s English Gothic Revival Chairs

Materials

Brass

Gothic Revival Pair of Chairs by Holland & Sons
Gothic Revival Pair of Chairs by Holland & Sons
H 29.14 in W 19.69 in D 21.66 in
1950's Burgundy Tubular Metal Dining Chairs Sebel - Good Quantity Available
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1950’s Burgundy Tubular Metal Dining Chairs Sebel – Good Quantity Available 1950’s Burgundy Tubular Metal Dining Chairs Sebel – Good Quantity Available. Sebel was one of several manu...
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Vintage 1950s English Chairs

Materials

Metal

19th Century Chinoiserie Armchair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This 19th century English Chinoiserie Armchair is in the Queen Ann style. It is hand painted, hand carved, and caned. It is decorated in beautiful scenes of foliage, birds, and shell...
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Antique 19th Century English Queen Anne Chairs

Materials

Gold Leaf

19th Century Chinoiserie Armchair
19th Century Chinoiserie Armchair
H 47.75 in W 25.5 in D 20.5 in
1950's PEL Tubular Metal Dining Steel Blue Chairs - Good Quantity Available
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1950’s PEL Tubular Metal Dining Steel Blue Chairs – Good Quantity Available 1950’s PEL Tubular Metal Dining Steel Blue Chairs – Good Quantity Available. One of the all time classic B...
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Vintage 1950s English Chairs

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Metal

A Pair of Klismos Chairs, Attributed to George Oakley - Eight Chairs Available
By George Oakley
Located in Richmond, London
An exceptional pair of Regency period chairs, of well-shaped 'Klismos' outline and rare generous proportions, attributed to George Oakley of Bond Street. London, circa 1810. Four p...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Chairs

Materials

Brass

1950's Cox Tubular Red Metal Dining Chairs, Set of Four
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1950’s Cox Tubular red metal dining chairs – set of four 1950’s Cox Tubular red metal dining chairs – set of four. Cox was one of the largest producers of tubular stacking chairs in...
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Vintage 1950s English Chairs

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Metal

Set of four Robin Day 'Polo' Sled, Stackable Chairs, 1960s Indoor and Outdoor
By Robin Day
Located in Antwerp, BE
Set of four Robin Day for Loft 'Polo' sled stackable chairs. The seat is made from polypropylene with a chromed-steel base which can be used both indoor and outdoors. This type ch...
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Vintage 1970s English Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Height adjustable Industrial Working Sewing Chairs from Singer, England 1940
By Singer
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A pair of rare and well preserved Singer sewing machine work chairs, England circa 1940. Cast iron leg, sprung and height adjustable backrests, height adjustable seats, all feet ma...
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Vintage 1940s English Industrial Chairs

Materials

Iron

Revolving Ship Chair(s), England circa 1870
Located in Culver City, CA
Revolving Ship Chair(s) England circa 1870 Mahogany seats on cast iron bases with three decorative lions heads and P+O Motif carved on the back. 18.5”w x 19”d x 35”h x 19”seat
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Antique 19th Century English Chairs

Materials

Iron

1970's English Stacking School Dining Chairs - Set Of Fourteen
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1970’s English Stacking School Dining Chairs – Set Of Fourteen 1970’s English Stacking School Dining Chairs – Set Of Fourteen. Good honest set of English school chairs. Solid tubula...
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Vintage 1970s English Chairs

Materials

Metal

18th Century George II Leather Upholstered Mahogany Side Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful pair of antique 18th century George II leather upholstered carved mahogany side chair circa 1760. This chairs have been reupholstered and finished with a nail head trim. Th...
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Antique 18th Century English Regency Chairs

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Metal

A patented mechanical campaign invalid chair by Chapman
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
This mahogany wheel chair has a padded back, arms and seat, reupholstered in deep buttoned blue leather. The brass-bound wheels have a secondary outer wheel, and a pair of smaller b...
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Antique 1850s English Chairs

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Brass

English 1920s Brownish Green Leather Chair with Mahogany Cabriole Legs
Located in Atlanta, GA
English brownish green leather chair circa 1900-1920, with carved mahogany legs. Step back in time with this English brownish green leather chair, hailing from the early 20th century...
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Early 20th Century English Chairs

Materials

Brass

English 1950s Pegasus Leather Armchair on Four Castors
Located in Santa Monica, CA
English 1950s Pegasus Leather Armchair on Four Castors
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Vintage 1950s English Armchairs

Materials

Metal

Early 20th Century English Garden Chairs
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Early 20th century English garden chairs. Made of cast iron with some paint loss. We have three available.
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Vintage 1910s English Chairs

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Iron

Set of 4 Antique Regency Quality Mahogany Dining Chairs
Located in Suffolk, GB
Set of 4 antique regency quality mahogany dining chairs having a quality carved mahogany top rail, carved mahogany splat to the centre with a figured mahogany panel, newly reupholste...
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Other

1940s Original British Stak a Bye Chairs, Grey, Quantity Available
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1940s Original British Stak a Bye Chairs – Grey – Quantity Available 1940s Original British Stak a Bye Chairs – Grey – Large Quantities Available. Original British metal ?Stak a Bye...
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Vintage 1940s English Chairs

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Stainless Steel

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English Metal Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of english metal chairs available on 1stDibs. We have 173 antique and vintage english metal chairs in-stock, while there are 20 modern editions to choose from as well. English metal chairs have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-Century Modern, Regency and Modern english metal chairs are consistently popular styles. Many english metal chairs are appealing in their simplicity, but And Objects, COX and Julian Mayor produced popular english metal chairs that are worth a look.

How Much are English Metal Chairs?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $3,000, while they’re typically $99 on the low end and $38,500 highest priced.

Finding the Right Chairs for You

Chairs are an indispensable component of your home and office. Can you imagine your life without the vintage, new or antique chairs you love?

With the exception of rocking chairs, the majority of the seating in our homes today — Windsor chairs, chaise longues, wingback chairs — originated in either England or France. Art Nouveau chairs, the style of which also originated in those regions, embraced the inherent magnificence of the natural world with decorative flourishes and refined designs that blended both curved and geometric contour lines. While craftsmanship and styles have evolved in the past century, chairs have had a singular significance in our lives, no matter what your favorite chair looks like.

“The chair is the piece of furniture that is closest to human beings,” said Hans Wegner. The revered Danish cabinetmaker and furniture designer was prolific, having designed nearly 500 chairs over the course of his lifetime. His beloved designs include the Wishbone chair, the wingback Papa Bear chair and many more.

Other designers of Scandinavian modernist chairs introduced new dynamics to this staple with sculptural flowing lines, curvaceous shapes and efficient functionality. The Paimio armchair, Swan chair and Panton chair are vintage works of Finnish and Danish seating that left an indelible mark on the history of good furniture design.

“What works good is better than what looks good, because what works good lasts,” said Ray Eames

Visionary polymaths Ray and Charles Eames experimented with bent plywood and fiberglass with the goal of producing affordable furniture for a mass market. Like other celebrated mid-century modern furniture designers of elegant low-profile furnishings — among them Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Finn Juhl — the Eameses considered ergonomic support, durability and cost, all of which should be top of mind when shopping for the perfect chair. The mid-century years yielded many popular chairs.

The Eameses introduced numerous icons for manufacturer Herman Miller, such as the Eames lounge chair and ottoman, molded plywood dining chairs the DCM and DCW (which can be artfully mismatched around your dining table) and a wealth of other treasured pieces for the home and office. 

A good chair anchors us to a place and can become an object of timeless appeal. Take a seat and browse the rich variety of vintage, new and antique chairs on 1stDibs today. 

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