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Six Art Deco Dining Chairs French Walnut Mid Century
Located in FR
Six Art Deco dining chairs French midcentury, circa 1930-1940 Great shaped walnut backs With upholstered sprung seats covered in tan faux leather in good vintage condition Top covers...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood, Walnut

  • Six Art Deco Dining Chairs French Walnut Mid Century
  • Six Art Deco Dining Chairs French Walnut Mid Century
  • Six Art Deco Dining Chairs French Walnut Mid Century
  • Six Art Deco Dining Chairs French Walnut Mid Century
H 38.19 in. W 17.13 in. D 17.33 in.
Six Art Deco Dining Chairs Use or Recover and / or Customize
Located in FR
Six Art Deco dining chairs French circa 1930 midcentury Classic Leleu shape chairs Use as are in original vintage condition with minor faults of age and use Alternatively recover and...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Six Midcentury French Dining Chairs Art Deco all Original in Good Condition
Located in FR
Set of six French midcentury dining chairs Art Deco Handsome set strong and sturdy as well as comfortable In very good vintage condition. Measures: Seat height 46cms 18.1 inches H 98...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Six Dining Chairs Art Deco Empire Rev French Upholstered style of Andre Arbus
Located in FR
Six dining chairs Art Deco Empire revival French, circa 1940-1960 Mid Century manner of Andre Arbus Upholstered and ebonised wood With brass feet and side roundels These will be sen...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Melting Chair in Black Shagreen and Bronze-Patina Brass by R&Y Augousti
By R & Y Augousti
Located in New York, NY
The melting chair in black shagreen and bronze patina brass is a beautiful piece to accompany a dining table or desk. The piece has incredible detail and inlay work with the shagreen...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Art Deco Wall Mirrors

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Brass

Set of 8 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Set of 8 Art Deco high back dining chairs with 2 armchairs and 6 side chairs. These chairs are ready for you to add your own fabric and make them fabulous. Chair frames are in excell...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

  • Set of 8 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • Set of 8 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • Set of 8 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • Set of 8 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
H 36 in. W 23 in. D 19.75 in.
22 Fine French Art Deco Dining Chairs
Located in Long Island City, NY
22 fine French Art Deco (ebonized for most of them) beech wood dining chairs from different sets with oval backs and bronze sabots. Very small difference between sets (+ - 1/8" in di...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

  • 22 Fine French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • 22 Fine French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • 22 Fine French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • 22 Fine French Art Deco Dining Chairs
H 36 in. W 18.13 in. D 21.63 in.
Set of Six French Art Deco Dining Chairs
Located in North Bergen, NJ
Set of six uniquely designed, comfortable and sturdy French Art Deco Dining chairs in the manner of Rene Prou (1889-1947). Conical barrel-shaped and canted seat backs over correspond...
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Vintage 1920s Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

  • Set of Six French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • Set of Six French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • Set of Six French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • Set of Six French Art Deco Dining Chairs
H 32 in. W 18.5 in. D 18 in.
Set of Six French Art Deco Dining Chairs
By André Arbus
Located in Atlanta, GA
Set of Six French Art Deco oak dining chairs, in the manner of Andre Arbus, French, circa 1940s. These chairs are currently being reupholstered, as one chair has significant wear to ...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Oak

French Art Deco Dining Chairs, Set of Six
Located in Porto, PT
Set of 6 French Art Deco Moustache chairs, darkened wood reupholstered in mustard velvet.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Velvet

  • French Art Deco Dining Chairs, Set of Six
  • French Art Deco Dining Chairs, Set of Six
  • French Art Deco Dining Chairs, Set of Six
  • French Art Deco Dining Chairs, Set of Six
H 37.41 in. W 18.12 in. D 20.48 in.
Set of 6 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
Located in Hingham, MA
Set of six French dining chairs from the late 1940's/early 1950's with modernist open floating back rest. White lacquered solid wood and steel sabots. Newly upholstered in purple m...
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Vintage 1940s French Dining Room Chairs

  • Set of 6 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • Set of 6 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • Set of 6 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
  • Set of 6 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
H 39.25 in. W 16 in. D 17 in.
Six Gaston Poisson Numbered French Art Deco Dining Chairs
By Gaston Poisson
Located in North Bergen, NJ
A set of six French Art Deco Dining chairs by Gaston Poisson. Beautiful mahogany wood.
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Vintage 1930s Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

Set of Six Burl Walnut French Art Deco Dining Chairs
Located in Crockett, CA
A gorgeous set of six French Art Deco dining chairs in burl walnut and light brown cotton velvet upholstery. These chairs would make a statement in a formal Art Deco dining room but ...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut, Burl

Set of 8 French Art Deco Dining Chairs in Black Leather
Located in North York, ON
Stunning set of 8 vintage French Art Deco dining chairs in black leather. From Paris, France, beautifully upholstered in a rich butter soft Italian top grain leather. Adorned with fl...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Silver Leaf

Classic and Elegant Set of 6 French Art Deco Dining Chairs
Located in Arles, FR
Elegant set of six uniquely designed, comfortable and sturdy French Art Deco dining chairs in the manner of Rene Prou (1889-1947). Conical barrel-shaped and canted seat backs over co...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Beech

Set of 8 Fine French Art Deco Dining Chairs by Jules Leleu
By Jules Leleu
Located in Long Island City, NY
A set of 8 fine French Art Deco mahogany dining chairs (6 side and 2 arm) by Jules Leleu. Price includes refinishing (in process) with a satin finish. Documented: see pictures. ...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

4 French Art Deco Oak Dining Chairs
Located in Long Island City, NY
Four French 1940s solid oak dining chairs.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Oak

  • 4 French Art Deco Oak Dining Chairs
  • 4 French Art Deco Oak Dining Chairs
  • 4 French Art Deco Oak Dining Chairs
  • 4 French Art Deco Oak Dining Chairs
H 37 in. W 18.5 in. D 20.75 in.
French Art Deco Fruitwood Upholstered Dining Chairs
By Jules Leleu
Located in New York, NY
Set of six French Art Deco fruitwood dining chairs with green upholstery. Measures: 42" H x 19.5" W x 18.5" D. Areas of soiling, stains, and wear to upholstery. Provenance: Sotheby's...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Set of 14 Fine French Art Deco Dining Chairs '12 Side and 2 Arm'
By Jules Leleu
Located in Long Island City, NY
With ebonized wood frames and leather upholstered seats, in the manner of Jules Leleu. Two more chairs requiring touch up and small restorations are also available.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Leather

Set of Six French Art Deco Dining Chairs with Bird Scene Tapestry Upholstery
Located in San Francisco, CA
A set of six Art Deco period side dining chairs with original Aubusson tapestry upholstery. Wonderful bird design and detailing on the front of each chair, there are three different ...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Tapestry

French Art Deco Dining Chairs in Stained Oak and Red Leatherette
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Art Deco dining chairs, stained oak, leatherette, brass, France, 1940s With their round backrest this set of six French dining chairs catches the eye. Carved rings emphasize the c...
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

French Art Deco Six Leopard Print Dining Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Elegant set of Art Deco dining chairs in the style of Maurice Jallot, Jules Leleu and Jean Pascaud. The chairs boast solid wood frames with high backs and seats covered in leopard pr...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

  • French Art Deco Six Leopard Print Dining Chairs
  • French Art Deco Six Leopard Print Dining Chairs
  • French Art Deco Six Leopard Print Dining Chairs
  • French Art Deco Six Leopard Print Dining Chairs
H 41.5 in. W 19.5 in. D 20.5 in.
Set of Four French Art Deco Dining Chairs Attributed to Sue et Mare, circa 1920s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A superb suite of four French Art Deco Mahogany dining chairs with intricate wood detailing and suede upholstery, attributed to Sue et Mare, circa 1920s. The deep luxurious mahogan...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Suede, Mahogany

Set of 6 French Art Deco “Gondola” Dining Chairs, 1930s
By Constantini
Located in Bunnik, NL
Set of 6 French Art Deco “Gondola” dining chairs, Circa 1930s, made of mahogany, the mahogany wood has been ebonized and finished with a French polished high luster, the seats of 6 d...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric

Set of Eight French Art Deco Cherry Dining Chairs
Located in Long Island City, NY
Petite but comfortable.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

Set of 8 Fine French Art Deco Cherry Dining Chairs
Located in Long Island City, NY
A set of height fine French Art Deco cherry dining/side chairs.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Cherry

  • Set of 8 Fine French Art Deco Cherry Dining Chairs
  • Set of 8 Fine French Art Deco Cherry Dining Chairs
  • Set of 8 Fine French Art Deco Cherry Dining Chairs
  • Set of 8 Fine French Art Deco Cherry Dining Chairs
H 33.47 in. W 18.51 in. D 21.86 in.
A Set of 6 Fine French Art Deco Rosewood Dining Chairs
Located in Long Island City, NY
A set of six fine French Art Deco solid rosewood dining/side chairs. Refine and very classy.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Rosewood

Set of Eight French Art Deco Dining Chairs Attr. to Charles Dudouyt '8'
By Charles Dudouyt
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A set of eight chunky heavy dining chairs attributed to Charles Dudouyt. Art deco style. France, c1940s. Solid oak and original upholstery, the upholstery has wear so wan...
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Mid-20th Century European Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Oak

French Art Deco Chairs
Located in Bronx, NY
These French Art Deco chairs are a set of six from 1930s. They are part of a complete dining room set. The chairs feature saber front legs and splay rear legs with unique wave shape ...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

  • French Art Deco Chairs
  • French Art Deco Chairs
  • French Art Deco Chairs
  • French Art Deco Chairs
H 33 in. W 19 in. D 19 in.
Set of 6 Fine French Art Deco Walnut Dining / Side Chairs
Located in Long Island City, NY
A set of six fine French Art Deco walnut dining / side chairs with an oval shape back and some exquisite carved wooden details, circa 1925.
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut

Set of Six French Art Deco Style Dining Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An extraordinary set of six French Art Deco style dining chairs has been stained in dark mahogany color with a lacquer finish. The dining room chairs feature a sleek design high back...
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Vintage 1950s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Foam, Wood, Mahogany, Lacquer

Four Art Deco Dining Chairs French to Recover / Restore, circa 1930
Located in FR
Set of four French Art Deco dining chairs, circa 1930 Recover or restore Original vintage condition Frames are sound and solid.   
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

A Set of Six French Art Deco Mahogany Dining Chairs by Gaston Poisson
By Gaston Poisson
Located in Long Island City, NY
A set of six fine French Art Deco dining chairs in solid mahogany by Gaston Poisson.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

Set of 4 Art Deco Dining/side Chairs
Located in Long Island City, NY
Set of 4 French Art Deco Chairs. Base is Blackened Wood, Back is Rosewood.
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20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

European Art Deco Mahogany Set 6 Dining Chairs
Located in Westport, CT
European Art Deco set 6 nice lacquered mahogany dining chairs, creme leather seat top.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Leather

Set of Six Fine French Art Deco Ebonized Beech Dining Chairs
Located in Long Island City, NY
A set of six fine French Art Deco ebonized beechwood dining chairs with oval backs and brass sabots.    
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

Art Deco Dining Chairs Set of Six
Located in Porto, PT
Set of six walnut Art Deco dining chairs. Price fully restored: 4500€ (for the six) The price shown is in the original condition. We have our own workshop and we can restore these...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Walnut

  • Art Deco Dining Chairs Set of Six
  • Art Deco Dining Chairs Set of Six
  • Art Deco Dining Chairs Set of Six
  • Art Deco Dining Chairs Set of Six
H 33.08 in. W 16.93 in. D 19.69 in.
Art Deco Dining Chairs Set of Six
Located in Porto, PT
Set of six Art Deco high back beech dining tables. Price fully restored with new upholstery: 4500€ (for the six) The price shown is in the original condition. We have our own works...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Faux Leather, Beech

  • Art Deco Dining Chairs Set of Six
  • Art Deco Dining Chairs Set of Six
  • Art Deco Dining Chairs Set of Six
  • Art Deco Dining Chairs Set of Six
H 39.38 in. W 17.72 in. D 20.87 in.
Set of Eight Artedi French Art Deco Style Dining Chairs
By Artedi
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Magnificent set of eight French Art Deco style mahogany dining chairs designed by Maurice Villency for Artedi. Beautifully finished with a high gloss polish on the finish. Upholstere...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

Set of Six Art Deco Dining Room Chairs, France, circa 1930
Located in Regensburg, DE
Rare set of six original Art Deco dining room chairs from France circa 1930. Wonderful "fan-shaped" design with a conical backrest. The walnut and beech wood underneath is ebonized...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Beech, Walnut, Fabric

Set of Chinese Art Deco Style Dining Chairs, France, circa 1930s
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Attractive set of six Chinese Art Deco dining chairs with agreeable, rounded backs, saber back legs, and minimally engraved front legs. The seats are upholstered in cerise red leather.
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Beech

Set of Six French Art Deco Ebonized Dining Chairs, circa 1940s
Located in North Bergen, NJ
French Art Deco black lacquer dining chairs set of six. Stunning Art Deco lines with very stylish legs.
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Vintage 1940s Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

Art Deco Set of Ebonized Mahogany Dining Chairs
Located in Austin, TX
French Art Deco period set of six dining chairs in ebonized and French polished mahogany; professionally reupholstered in a gray velvet blend.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

  • Art Deco Set of Ebonized Mahogany Dining Chairs
  • Art Deco Set of Ebonized Mahogany Dining Chairs
  • Art Deco Set of Ebonized Mahogany Dining Chairs
  • Art Deco Set of Ebonized Mahogany Dining Chairs
H 37.375 in. W 17.125 in. D 19.875 in.
French Art Deco Walnut Dining Chair, Set of Six
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Set of six French Art Deco walnut dining chairs with large decorative wood backboard and dark green coverings, France, circa 1920.
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Early 20th Century French Dining Room Chairs

Six Art Deco Green Oak Dining Chairs with Stylised Flowers French, circa 1940
Located in FR
Six French Art Deco dining chairs with stylised flower on the back Solid oak, circa 1940 Can be re-upholstered to suit your interior by our upholsterer if you wish. Good vintage c...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Oak

Set of Eight Fine French Art Deco Ebonized Lime Oak Dining Chairs
Located in Long Island City, NY
Set of eight fine French Art Deco ebonized oak dining chairs with a light ceruse.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Oak

Stylish Set of Six Art Deco Dining Chairs
Located in Kingston, NY
Stylish set of six solid mahogany Art Deco dining chairs featuring a ebonized semi-gloss finish with a luscious gray velvet.  
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

French Art Deco Walnut Dining Chairs, Set of Six in Leleu Style
By Jules Leleu
Located in North Bergen, NJ
A spectacular set of six French Art Deco dining chairs in the style of Leleu. Beautiful walnut wood with stylish legs. Perfect for any dining table and matches many different tables....
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

Six Dining Chairs French Vintage Art Deco Era Basque Modernist Rush Seats
Located in FR
Six dining chairs French vintage Art Deco era basque modernist rush seats circa 1930-1940 Unusual and handsome In very good vintage condition only minor signs of use solid and stur...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Set of Six French Art Deco Style Dining Chairs with New Upholstery
Located in Troy, MI
This set of six French dining chairs with Art Deco lines date from the 1960s. Stained wood frames feature slender, tapered legs with subtle curves and high seat backs. Newly upholste...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Set of 10 Fine French Art Deco Mahogany Dining Chairs by Albert Guenot
By Albert-Lucien Guenot, Pomone
Located in Long Island City, NY
A set of ten fine French Art Deco mahogany dining chairs by Albert Guenot for "Atelier Pomone". Made in different periods, with small differences in depth.   
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany

Set of 12 French Art Deco Chairs
Located in Houston, TX
Chairs are made out of walnut wood. Newly re-upholstered in light fabric. Back of each chair is elongated on the sides. Sit of the chair has trapezoid shape. Chair is elevated by the...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Walnut

  • Set of 12 French Art Deco Chairs
  • Set of 12 French Art Deco Chairs
  • Set of 12 French Art Deco Chairs
  • Set of 12 French Art Deco Chairs
H 40 in. W 18 in. D 21 in.
Set of Six French Art Deco Cabriole Ebonized Walnut Dining Chairs by Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in New York, NY
This stunning set of six Art Deco dining chairs were realized in France by the esteemed maker Jansen. They feature sculptural curvilinear ebonized walnut frames that combine clean mo...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut

Set of Six Fine French Art Deco Sycamore Dining Chairs by Batistin Spade
By Baptistin Spade
Located in Long Island City, NY
A set of six fine French Art Deco sycamore dining or side chairs by Batistin Spade. Documented.
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Vintage 1950s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Sycamore

A Set of 8 Fine French Art Deco Macassar Ebony Dining Chairs by Paul Frechet
By Paul Frechet
Located in Long Island City, NY
A set of eight fine French Art Deco Macassar ebony dining chairs by Paul Frechet.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Ebony

Set of Six French Art Deco High Back Dining Chairs Possibly Gaston Poisson
By Gaston Poisson
Located in New York, NY
Nice set of 6 French Art Deco high back dining chairs, attributed to Gaston Poisson. This set is in good original condition, usable as is or you can restore to perfection if you want...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Set of 10 Fine French Art Deco Mahogany dining chairs (8 side and 2 arm)
Located in Long Island City, NY
A set of ten fine French Art Deco mahogany dining chairs (8 side + 2 arm) Dimensions: Side H 32”1/2 x W 18”1/8 x D 19”5/8 Arm H 32”7/8 x W 22”7/8 x D 21”1/2. Seat height 18 1/8" for ...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Mahogany, Faux Leather

Six Gaston Poisson Attributed French Art Deco Dining Chairs
By Gaston Poisson
Located in North Bergen, NJ
A stunning set of six French Art Deco Dining chairs in the manner of Gaston Poisson. Very stylish legs and beautiful wood finish, these chairs are beautiful. A must have for any coll...
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Vintage 1940s Art Deco Chairs

Six French Art Deco Chairs
Located in Pompano Beach, FL
Set of 6 French Art Deco Chairs in the Gondol style with original fabric on seats.
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Vintage 1930s French Dining Room Chairs

  • Six French Art Deco Chairs
  • Six French Art Deco Chairs
  • Six French Art Deco Chairs
  • Six French Art Deco Chairs
H 32 in. W 19 in. D 18 in.
Six Art Deco Dining Chairs Moustache Back to Restore Recover French, circa 1930
Located in FR
Six French Art Deco Moustache back dining chairs to restore and recover to your specifications If you would like a very reasonable quote to do this please do ask, the last photo sho...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

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French Art Deco Dining Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of French art deco dining chairs for sale on 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, fabric and hardwood, all French art deco dining chairs available were constructed with great care. French art deco dining chairs have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern and Neoclassical French art deco dining chairs are consistently popular styles. French art deco dining chairs have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Charles Dudouyt, Dominique and Jules Leleu are consistently popular.

How Much are French Art Deco Dining Chairs?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $7,317, while they’re typically $399 on the low end and $55,000 highest priced.

Finding the Right Dining Room Chairs for You

No matter what your dream dining experience looks like, there is a wide-ranging variety of vintage, new and antique dining room chairs on 1stDibs. Find upholstered dining room chairs, wood dining room chairs and more to outfit any space designated for a good meal, be it in your home or in the great outdoors.

In the early 18th century, most dining room tables and other furniture was designed to look masculine. In America, dining rooms weren’t even much of a concept until the late 1700s, when a space set aside specifically for dining became a part of the construction of homes for the wealthy. Dining room chairs of the era were likely made of walnut or oak. In Europe, neoclassical dining chairs emerged during the 1750s owing to nostalgia for classical antiquity, while the curving chair crests of Queen Anne furniture in the United States preceded the artistically bold seat backs that characterized the Chippendale chairs that followed. If there weren't enough dining chairs at suppertime in the American colonies, men were prioritized and women stood.

In the dining rooms of today, however, there is enough space for everyone to have a seat at the table. Modern styles introduce innovative design choices that play with shape and style. Icons of mid-century modern dining room chairs are plentiful: With its distinctive bentwood back, there is the DCW dining chair by Charles and Ray Eames, while Hans Wegner's timeless classic, the Wishbone chair, remains relevant and elegant decades after its debut. Stefano Giovannoni's White Rabbit dining chairs, in their lovable polyethylene biomorphism, reinvent what dining can look like.

Today's wide range of dining room chairs also means that they can now be styled in different ways, bringing functionality and fun to any sumptuous dining space. No longer do tables have to be accompanied by a matching set of seats. Skillfully mixing and matching colors and designs allows you to showcase your personality without sacrificing the cohesion of a given space.

By furnishing your dining room with cozy chairs — vintage, antique or otherwise — family time can extend far beyond mealtime. The plush upholstery of Victorian-style dining room chairs is perfect for game nights that stretch from dinner to midnight snack. Outdoor tables and dining chairs can also present an excellent opportunity for bonding and eating — what goes better with a delicious meal than fresh air, anyway?

Whether you prefer your chairs streamlined and stackable or ornate and one of a kind, the offerings on 1stDibs will elevate your mealtime and beyond.