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French-style Armchair
Located in Hudson, NY
Tall-backed French provincial style armchair in oak, with exaggerated carved arms and cabriole legs and bold metal-studded upholstery
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1970s French Vintage Style Armchair

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H 43 in. W 31 in. D 31 in.
American Ivory Painted Upholstered Swan French Style Armchair
Located in Southampton, NY
American ivory painted upholstered swan French Directoire style armchair.
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Late 20th Century North American Directoire French Vintage Style Armchair

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Fruitwood

One Geiger French Style Armchair
By John Geiger
Located in Pasadena, TX
Master cabinet maker, John Geiger`s Interiors International Limited .IIL. began as a 2,000-square-foot custom shop with four craftsmen in Toronto, Ontario. Primarily fabricating arch...
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1980s American French Provincial French Vintage Style Armchair

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Wood

  • One Geiger French Style Armchair
  • Vintage One Geiger French Style Armchair
  • One Geiger French Style Armchair
  • Vintage One Geiger French Style Armchair
H 32 in. W 24 in. D 19 in.
French Style Caned Armchair
Located in Buchanan, NY
A Classic form with sloping arms, raised on square tapering legs, splayed in back. Caned overall with red fabric upholstered seat and cushion. Measures: H. 35 1/2", W. 22 1/2", De...
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1960s French French Vintage Style Armchair

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Wood

  • French Style Caned Armchair
  • Vintage French Style Caned Armchair
  • French Style Caned Armchair
  • Vintage French Style Caned Armchair
H 35.5 in. W 22.5 in. D 19 in.
French Cane Back Louis XVI Style Armchair
Located in Montreal, Quebec
French cane back Louis XVI - directoire style desk armchair.
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20th Century French Louis XVI French Vintage Style Armchair

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Cane, Wood

  • French Cane Back Louis XVI Style Armchair
  • Vintage French Cane Back Louis XVI Style Armchair
  • French Cane Back Louis XVI Style Armchair
  • Vintage French Cane Back Louis XVI Style Armchair
H 34.25 in. W 24.5 in. D 21.25 in.
French Vintage Eames Style Molded Armchairs
Located in Austin, TX
A pair of armchairs; one ivory; one white; made of molded plastic in the Eames style. They are supported by four natural beech wood legs connected with an h stretcher.
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1980s French Mid-Century Modern French Vintage Style Armchair

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Plastic, Beech

Pair of French Directoire Style Painted Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of French Directoire style painted armchairs, newly upholstered in stone coloured textured silk with gold scroll braid.
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1930s French Directoire French Vintage Style Armchair

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Fruitwood

  • Pair of French Directoire Style Painted Armchairs
  • Vintage Pair of French Directoire Style Painted Armchairs
  • Pair of French Directoire Style Painted Armchairs
  • Vintage Pair of French Directoire Style Painted Armchairs
H 33.08 in. W 22.45 in. D 18.9 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style French Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of French Louis XVI style armchairs, France, circa 1950s.
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Late 20th Century French Louis XVI French Vintage Style Armchair

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Mahogany

Pair of French Black Lacquered Jansen Style Armchairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Exquisite pair Jansen style armchairs. Painted in a black lacquer and upholstered in a pretty gold fabric. Very nice!.
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Mid-20th Century French French Vintage Style Armchair

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Upholstery, Wood

French Mid-20th Century Directoire Style Armchairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
French mid-20th century Directoire style armchairs.
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Mid-20th Century French Directoire French Vintage Style Armchair

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Cherry

Pair of French Louis XV Style Armchairs
Located in Buchanan, NY
Large pair of upholstered armchairs with a painted wood finish.
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1950s French French Vintage Style Armchair

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Twill

  • Pair of French Louis XV Style Armchairs
  • Vintage Pair of French Louis XV Style Armchairs
  • Pair of French Louis XV Style Armchairs
  • Vintage Pair of French Louis XV Style Armchairs
H 34 in. W 30 in. D 38 in.
Pair of French Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Buchanan, NY
Pair of Louis XVI style armchairs with grey patinated and carved wooden frame upholstered in a striped silk fabric. The fabric is striped in white, yellow and blue with a floral desi...
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1950s French Louis XVI French Vintage Style Armchair

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Wood

  • Pair of French Louis XVI Style Armchairs
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  • Pair of French Louis XVI Style Armchairs
  • Vintage Pair of French Louis XVI Style Armchairs
H 36 in. W 27 in. D 27.5 in.
Pair of French Regency Style Armchairs
By Michael Taylor
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Elegant pair of French Regency style armchairs with antiqued painted frames and herringbone fabric.
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20th Century French Vintage Style Armchair

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Fabric

  • Pair of French Regency Style Armchairs
  • Pair of French Regency Style Armchairs
  • Pair of French Regency Style Armchairs
  • Pair of French Regency Style Armchairs
H 45 in. W 29 in. D 24 in.
Pair of French Louis XV Style Leather Armchairs
Located in Locust Valley, NY
A pair of French Louis XV style, leather bergere armchairs with nailhead trim to the leather, carved cabriole legs and slate blue and ivory check patterned fabric seat backs.
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20th Century French Louis XV French Vintage Style Armchair

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Leather, Fabric

French Design and Midcentury Style Natural Rattan Armchair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
French design and midcentury style natural rattan armchair in excellent quality.      
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern French Vintage Style Armchair

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Rattan

Pair of French Bentwood Thonet Style Armchairs
Located in Winter Park, FL
A pair of French Thonet style bentwood armchairs made of beechwood with turned legs and spindle back. Original red vinyl seat and armrests with nailhead trim.
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Mid-20th Century French Arts and Crafts French Vintage Style Armchair

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Upholstery, Beech

Pair of French Regency Style Fauteuils Armchairs
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Pair of Regency style fauteuils with Mid-Century Modern upholstery.
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20th Century Regency French Vintage Style Armchair

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Upholstery, Wood

Pair of French Louis XIV Style Armchairs
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of French Louis XIV style armchairs, distress painted in white, circa 1950s, upholstered in lattice pattern fabric, padded arms, raised on tapering circular legs.
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1950s American French Vintage Style Armchair

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Wood, Fabric

French Reconstruction Armchair, 1940, in Style of Pierre Jeanneret
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Wiesbaden, DE
One of a kind French Reconstruction Armchair, 1940, post-war modernist design. Structure in solid mahogany and seat and backrest in original caning. The originality of this chair l...
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1940s French Mid-Century Modern French Vintage Style Armchair

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Cane, Mahogany

French Art Deco Armchair Dominique style ultrasuede Fabric, Pair
By Andre Domin & Marcel Genevriere for Maison Dominique
Located in Miami, FL
Pair of Art Deco 'Bridge' armchairs in black lacquered mahogany and upholstered in beige or tan Ultrasuede. In the style of Dominique . The set has a unique medallion backrest and v...
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1940s French Art Deco French Vintage Style Armchair

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Mahogany, Ultrasuede

Pair of Chic French Empire Style Mahogany Armchairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of large French Empire style mahogany armchairs reupholstered in Ralph Lauren silk/linen fabric.
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20th Century French Empire French Vintage Style Armchair

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Linen, Upholstery, Mahogany

Art Deco Style blue armchair, France 1930s
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
Art Deco Style blue armchair, France 1930s A 1940s Art Deco armchair. Curved solid wood structure and blue velvet cover. In excellent conditions.
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1940s French Art Deco French Vintage Style Armchair

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Velvet, Wood

  • Art Deco Style blue armchair, France 1930s
  • Art Deco Style blue armchair, France 1930s
  • Art Deco Style blue armchair, France 1930s
  • Art Deco Style blue armchair, France 1930s
H 29.53 in. W 25.2 in. D 18.9 in.
Pair of Chic French Empire Style Mahogany Armchairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of large French Empire style mahogany armchairs reupholstered in Ralph Lauren silk/linen fabric.
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20th Century French Empire French Vintage Style Armchair

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Linen, Upholstery, Mahogany

Pair of Vintage French Os de Mouton Style Armchairs
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of vintage French Os de Mouton (French for sheep-bone) large armchairs, in their unrestored original condition. One of the nicest features of these French arm chairs, is that wh...
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1930s French Country French Vintage Style Armchair

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Upholstery, Beech

French Empire Style Mahogany and Pink Upholstered Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of French Empire style (20th century) mahogany armchairs with gilt feet and classic carved heads detail on arms and pink striped upholstery
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20th Century French Empire French Vintage Style Armchair

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Mahogany, Giltwood

Pair of French Louis XIII Style High Back Walnut Armchairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A handsome pair of French Louis XIII st. turn of the century walnut armchairs. Raised on walnut turned legs with a turned stretcher at the front and bottom. Turned baluster supports ...
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20th Century French French Vintage Style Armchair

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Walnut

Pair Carved Painted French Louis XV Style Armchairs, Circa 1960
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a beautiful pair of chairs. They are designed in the French Louis XV style in an antique distressed white pant. The upholstery is good but not perfect and will show slight co...
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1960s French Louis XV French Vintage Style Armchair

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Walnut

Louis XVI Style Swag Back Tufted Armchairs, France, 1940s
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Fun, elegant and glamorous pair of round-backed armchairs with elaborately carved drapery motif backs. Outwardly scrolling rounded armrests. Carved front legs. Painted in original of...
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1940s French French Vintage Style Armchair

Four Directoire Style Armchairs with Tapestry, France, circa 1940s
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
This set of armchairs is typical of the French pared-down and chic take on the Directoire style in the 1940s. They have a light-colored wood structure and feature wide and comfor...
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1940s French French Vintage Style Armchair

Superb Pair of French Country Style Lyre Back Armchairs
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A particularly fine pair of Lyre back armchairs having wonderful beaded Lyre backs with stylized flowers, soft scrolled arms, mellow toned Wood, Turned Legs and a very pleasing and u...
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20th Century French Provincial French Vintage Style Armchair

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Wood

French Cane Back Louis XVI, Directoire Style Desk Armchair
Located in Montreal, Quebec
French Cane Back Louis XVI - Directoire style desk armchair.  
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20th Century Unknown Louis XVI French Vintage Style Armchair

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Cane, Wood

Charles Dudouyt Style Mid-Century Rush Oak French Armchair
By Charles Dudouyt
Located in London, GB
A mid-20th rush and oak armchair. France, c1950s. In the style of Charles Dudouyt. Wildly stylish with a great stance. The oak is worn in places with age and use, the rus...
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1950s French Mid-Century Modern French Vintage Style Armchair

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Rush, Oak

20th Century French Armchair antique Louis Quinze Baroque Style beech
Located in Berlin, DE
Solid beechwood, carved, colored and gilded. Semi-circular ascending backrest frame with rocaille crowning. Passive, carved frame. Slightly bent frame on curly legs. The seat and bac...
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20th Century French Louis XV French Vintage Style Armchair

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Beech

Pair of French Style Carved and Upholstered Armchairs
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Gorgeous pair of hand carved armchair , cream color quality updated upholstery. Classic French Style elegance. The chair nicely cushioned and comfortable The interior seat measures: ...
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20th Century French Vintage Style Armchair

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Textile, Wood

Louis XVI Style French Painted Armchairs in Nubby Linen
Located in Brea, CA
French Louis XVI style arm chair, with a beautiful ribbon, and floral carvings and painted in a soft white, with subtle distressing, and an antique glazed finish, we reupholstered th...
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Late 20th Century French Louis XVI French Vintage Style Armchair

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Linen, Wood

Pair of French Louis XVI Style Silver Leaf Metallic Armchairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Dazzling pair of French armchairs featuring carved Louis XVI style frames that have been painstakingly silver leaf finished by hand. The frames have been upholstered with a matching ...
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20th Century French Louis XVI French Vintage Style Armchair

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Silver Leaf, Brass

Charles Dudouyt Style Armchairs in Beechwood and Rush Seat, France, 1940s
By Charles Dudouyt
Located in Almelo, NL
Charles Dudouyt armchairs in beechwood and rush seat, France 1940s Charles Dudouyt style armchairs In beechwood and rush seat, France 1940s these very comfortable chairs with armr...
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Mid-20th Century French French Provincial French Vintage Style Armchair

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Beech

1940´s Art Deco Style Armchair, High Back, Leather, Wood, France
Located in Girona, ES
Elegant Art Deco style armchair with high back, French polished wood and beige-grey leather upholstery. France, c. 1940.
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1940s French Art Deco French Vintage Style Armchair

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Leather, Wood

Classically Elegant French Louis XVI Style Painted Armchair with Double Caning
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Beautiful ivory painted Louis XVI style armchair having double caning, in great condition! Reeded legs and intricate scrolling on apron and top of backrests are complemented with car...
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1940s French Louis XVI French Vintage Style Armchair

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Cane, Wood

Pair of Stately Antique French Empire Style Armchairs
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Pair of high quality gorgeous vintage French Empire style club chairs from Bloomingdale's with handsome carved dolphin armrests. Probably walnut, faux painted a greige color. #4271 ...
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1940s American Empire French Vintage Style Armchair

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Wood

Black Silver Leaf Embossed Leather French Louis XV Style Desk Armchair
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a beautiful office or armchair that can be used in any setting. Featuring beautiful bronze mounts and a gorgeous walnut frame, the chair is in very good condition and measure...
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1950s French Louis XV French Vintage Style Armchair

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Walnut

Set of Four French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Dining Armchairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Magnificent set of four mahogany dining armchairs hand-crafted for the historic 19th century City of Paris department store in San Francisco, CA. Beautifully constructed in the grand...
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20th Century American Louis XVI French Vintage Style Armchair

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Brass

Vintage French Provincial Louis XV Style Fauteuils Open Armchairs - Pair
Located in Charlotte, NC
A pair of vintage French Provincial Louis XV Style fauteuils open armchairs, unbranded. Carved walnut frame with fabric upholstery of cream, golds, blues and greys. Made in the USA, ...
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Late 20th Century American Louis XV French Vintage Style Armchair

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Fabric, Walnut

French, Painted Louis XIV Style Childs or Doll Armchair by Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in Stamford, CT
A chic French, Louis XIV style fauteuil, circa 1940s, distress painted frame with padded back and armrests, floral fabric (poor condition) with nailhead decoration, raised on cabriol...
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1940s French Hollywood Regency French Vintage Style Armchair

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Wood, Fabric

Pair of French Regency Style Faux Bamboo Walnut Armchairs Dining Chairs
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a nice pair of faux bamboo armchairs that are in good condition with nice upholstery. They date to the 1950s era and are ready to take home today, circa 1950. Measure: 38.5 ...
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1950s French Regency French Vintage Style Armchair

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Walnut

Creme Painted Gilded French Directoire Style Office or Desk Armchair, Circa 1950
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a stunning Directoire armchair that is absolutely perfect for a desk that needs the right chair. MOST desk chairs DO NOT FIT under the desk. This one probably won't either. T...
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1950s French Directoire French Vintage Style Armchair

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Walnut

Country Chic Style French Armchair with Patterned Fabric Handmade on Loom
Located in Prato, Tuscany
We kindly suggest you read the whole description, because with it we try to give you detailed technical and historical information to guarantee the authenticity of our objects. For t...
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Late 20th Century French Country French Vintage Style Armchair

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Brass

French 1940s Style Rope and Tassel Design Gilt Metal Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Three French 1940s style rope and tassel design gilt metal armchairs with oval mesh seat and back (priced each).
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20th Century French French Vintage Style Armchair

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Metal

Pair of Mahogany and Parcel Gilt French Empire Style Armchairs
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This is a very sophisticated pair of mahogany and parcel French Empire style armchairs with fully padded and upholstered back and seat, circa 1950.
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Mid-20th Century French Empire French Vintage Style Armchair

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Mahogany

Pair of Vintage French Rush Armchairs in Style of Francis Jourdain
By Francis Jourdain, Erich Dieckmann, Adrien Audoux and Frida Minet, Charlotte Perriand
Located in Wiesbaden, DE
A pair of Vintage rush armchairs in style of Francis Jourdain, France, 1950. This pair is in good condition, confortable and brings a warm feeling in a decor.  
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1950s French French Provincial French Vintage Style Armchair

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Rush, Oak

Pair of Armchairs in the Style of André Arbus, France, 1940's
By André Arbus
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Pair of French lounge chairs, Bissson Bruneel fabric, France 1940's. Shape of the backrest in the style of Andre Arbus and two lacquered oak legs.
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1940s French Mid-Century Modern French Vintage Style Armchair

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Lacquer, Fabric

1940s French Art Deco Armchair in the Style of André Arbus
By André Arbus
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
1940s French Art Deco armchair in the style of André Arbus.  
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1940s French Art Deco French Vintage Style Armchair

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Faux Leather, Mahogany

French Louis XV Provincial Style Carved Walnut Cane Back Armchairs, a Pair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
French Louis XV Provincial style carved walnut cane back armchairs - a pair. Item features cane backs, solid wood frame, upholstered armrests, nicely carved details, cabriole legs, v...
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Mid-20th Century Italian French Provincial French Vintage Style Armchair

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Cane, Walnut

Pair of French Louis XV Style Painted Fauteuil Armchairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Country French provincial or Louis XV style pair of painted fauteuil armchairs. The set features a generous seating area with a vintage butter colored velvet upholstery. The frames h...
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20th Century American Louis XV French Vintage Style Armchair

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Velvet, Wood

Pair of Hollywood Regency French Style Carved Spiral Back Armchairs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Pair of Hollywood Regency French style carved spiral back armchairs. Items feature striped upholstered seats, carved backs, solid wood construction, beautiful wood grain, distressed ...
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Late 20th Century American Hollywood Regency French Vintage Style Armchair

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Fabric, Wood

French Louis XV Style Bergere Armchair and Ottoman by Drexel Heritage
By Drexel
Located in Lake Worth, FL
For FULL item description be sure to click on CONTINUE READING at the bottom of this listing. Offering One Of Our Recent Palm Beach Estate Fine Furniture Acquisitions Of A Drexel H...
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1970s Unknown Louis XV French Vintage Style Armchair

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Cotton, Wood

1940s French Art Deco Armchair in the Style of André Arbus
By André Arbus
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
1940s French Art Deco armchair in the style of André Arbus.   
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1940s French Art Deco French Vintage Style Armchair

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Velvet, Mahogany

Rare Armchair in the Style of André Arbus, France 1940's
By André Arbus
Located in New York, NY
Solid oak high back armchair. Newly re-upholstered with Pierre Frey "Teddy" mohair fabric. Minor structural damage on chair's left armrest has been restored (please see details pict...
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1940s French French Vintage Style Armchair

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Mohair, Upholstery, Oak

Unique French Armchair in antique Louis Quinze Style wood hand carved
Located in Berlin, DE
Solid beechwood, carved, colored and gilded. Semicircular rising backrest frame with rocaille crowning. Appropriately curved, carved frame. Slightly curved frame on curly legs. The s...
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20th Century French Louis XV French Vintage Style Armchair

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Wood

1940s French Art Deco Armchair in the Style of André Arbus
By André Arbus
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
1940s French Art Deco armchair in the style of André Arbus.  
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1940s French Art Deco French Vintage Style Armchair

Materials

Faux Leather, Beech

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French Vintage Style Armchair For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the French vintage style armchair you’re looking for. Frequently made of wood, fabric and upholstery, every French vintage style armchair was constructed with great care. Your living room may not be complete without a French vintage style armchair — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right French vintage style armchair, those designed in Louis XV, Louis XVI and Mid-Century Modern styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one French vintage style armchair that is appealing in its simplicity, but Maison Jansen, Baker Furniture Company and Century Furniture produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a French Vintage Style Armchair?

The average selling price for a French vintage style armchair at 1stDibs is $2,795, while they’re typically $1 on the low end and $37,400 for the highest priced.

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Georg Jensen furniture is available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. In our collection of Georg Jensen furniture there are many options to choose from, although silver editions of this piece are particularly popular. 952 vintage editions of these items are in stock, while there are 446 modern editions to choose from as well. Many original furniture by Georg Jensen were created in Europe during the 20th century in the Art Nouveau style. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by and . The prices for Georg Jensen furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. 1stDibs's price starts at $19 and tops out at $269,950, while pieces like these can sell for $737 on average.

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Gaetano Sciolari furniture are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our Gaetano Sciolari collection of furniture, although beige editions of this piece are particularly popular.. We stock 687 vintage versions of these items, while there is 0 modern edition to choose from as well. Many original furniture by Gaetano Sciolari were created in Europe during the 20th century in the mid-century modern style. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by and . Prices for Gaetano Sciolari furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at $153 and tops out at $28,437, while pieces like these can sell for $2,400 on average.

Finding the Right Armchairs for You

Armchairs have run the gamut from prestige to ease and everything in between, and everyone has an antique, new or vintage armchair that they love.

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

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

When placed under just the right lamp where you can lounge comfortably, both elbows resting on the padded supports on each side of you, an upholstered armchair — or a rattan armchair for your light-suffused sunroom — can be the sanctuary where you’ll read for hours.

If you’re in the mood for company, your velvet chesterfield armchair is a place to relax and be part of the conversation that swirls around you. Maybe the dialogue is about the beloved Papa Bear chair, a mid-century modern masterpiece from Danish carpenter and furniture maker Hans Wegner, and the wingback’s strong association with the concept of cozying up by the fireplace, which we can trace back to its origins in 1600s-era England, when the seat’s distinctive arm protrusions protected the sitter from the heat of the period’s large fireplaces.

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

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