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Regency Style Thomas Hope Armchair
Located in Westwood, NJ
An English Regency style mahogany armchair in the manner of Thomas Hope, the bowed and panel carved
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21st Century and Contemporary American Regency Armchairs

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Wood

Regency Style Thomas Hope Armchair
Regency Style Thomas Hope Armchair
H 31 in W 30 in D 21.5 in
Fine Pair of 19th Century Decorative Italian Painted and Parcel Gilt Armchairs
Located in Benington, Herts
gilt armchairs have husk and foliate-carved imbricated frames, the arched toprails with bud finials
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Antique 19th Century Italian Armchairs

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Silk, Giltwood

George III Style Carved Mahogany Windsor Armchair in the Hepplewhite Style
Located in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
A George III style carved mahogany Royal Windsor armchair in the Hepplewhite style. This unusual
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Early 20th Century English Hepplewhite Armchairs

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Ash, Elm

'Dundas' Library Armchairs after a model by Robert Adam and Thomas Chippendale
By Thomas Chippendale, Robert Adam
Located in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
A fine pair of carved and water gilded library armchairs designed by Robert Adam and made by Thomas
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21st Century and Contemporary English George III Armchairs

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Gold Leaf

Set of 4 French Parcel Paint Louis XVI Style Cabriolet Armchairs, Circa 1885
Located in Dallas, TX
Dating to circa 1885, this set of four hand-carved parcel paint cabriolet armchairs are in the
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Antique 1880s French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Textile, Linen, Wood, Paint

Fine Pair of 19th C Decorative Italian Painted and Parcel Gilt Armchairs of Neo-
Located in Benington, Herts
armchairs have husk and foliate-carved imbricated frames, the arched toprails with bud finials over padded
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Armchairs

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Beech

18th Century George III Wing Chair
Located in Dublin 8, IE
, bell husks and C scrolls supported on cabriole leg with scallop shell motif on knee terminating on
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Antique 18th Century Irish George III Armchairs

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Mahogany

18th Century George III Wing Chair
18th Century George III Wing Chair
H 49 in W 35 in D 32 in
George III Period Mahogany Armchair
Located in London, GB
A late 18th century George III period mahogany camelback Armchair, top rail carved with husks
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Antique Mid-18th Century English George III Furniture

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Mahogany

Pair of Theodore Alexander "Spencer House" Armchairs & Table
Located in Barrowford, GB
armchairs in Althorp finish with gilding (with serpentine, trailing-husk carved cartouche-back, centred by a
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2010s Chairs

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Wood

Kurdestan Kilim with Undyed Natural Camel Wool
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
Kurdestan the weaver used wool inthe natural color, just died with a little walnut husk and with indigo for
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Mid-20th Century Azerbaijani Other Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

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Regency Klismos Hall Chair, Possibly by Gillows
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in Richmond, London
A very fine example of Regency period mahogany cartouche-back hall chair, of Gillows style and quality. Good antique condition, superb quality, colour and patination. Ready to be pla...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Chairs

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Wood

Large 'Bloc' Parchment Table Lamp by Design Frères
By Design Frères
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large 'Bloc' parchment lamp by Design Frères. Attractive European style shade mount with no apparent harp / final. Comes with the matching custom paper shade shown. Handmade with r...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Hide, Wood, Parchment Paper

"Fit Side Table" Minimalist Travertine Cream Marble Side Table by Aparentment
By Josep Vila Capdevila
Located in Terrassa, Catalonia
The Fit Side Table is a minimalist style low table made of treated Travertine marble. This side table is composed by five marble pieces, all of them assembled in a logical and harmon...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Minimalist Side Tables

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Marble, Travertine

Pair of Wrought Iron and Marble 'Entretoise' Side Tables by Design Frères
By Mathieu Matégot, Design Frères
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chic pair of wrought Iron and marble 'Entretoise' side tables by Design Frères. Matte black wrought iron bases with polished white veined marble tops.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Side Tables

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Carrara Marble, Wrought Iron

'Plissé White Edition' Pleated Textile Table Lamp by Folkform for Örsjö
By Örsjö Industri AB
Located in Glendale, CA
'Plissé White Edition' pleated textile table lamp by Folkform for Örsjö. This unique table lamp was awarded “Lighting of the Year 2022” by Residence Magazine Sweden, who called it “...
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21st Century and Contemporary Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Textile

19th Century Russian Giltwood Armchair
Located in Essex, MA
Period Early 19th Century Russian Giltwood and Painted Armchair or Bergere. In style of Rossi. Incredible proportion and size. Good size for modern sitting. Gilding over original gil...
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Antique Early 19th Century Russian Neoclassical Chairs

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Giltwood

Antique Louis XVI Style 5 Piece Salon Suite, Sofa, 4 Chairs, Aubusson Upholstery
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Madrid, ES
A 19th century French Louis XVI style five piece salon suite, consisting of a sofa and four matching armchairs. All five pieces have intricately carved giltwood furniture frames and ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Living Room Sets

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Tapestry, Fabric, Hardwood, Giltwood

French 19th-20th Century Belle Époque Louis XVI Style Bergère Giltwood Salon Set
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A French 19th-20th century Belle époque Louis XVI Style bergère giltwood carved three-piece salon or parlor set, comprising of a two-corps settee and two armchairs, all upholstered i...
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Antique Early 1900s French Belle Époque Living Room Sets

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Silk, Giltwood

Four Italian Fauns Stone Garden Statues Representing Musicians
Located in Rome, IT
A set of four delicious hand carved limestone fauns figures on shaped pedestals. Typical example of statues that was inserted in the large parks of the Venetian Villas.
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2010s Italian Statues

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Limestone

Croissant Sofa by Raphael Raffel for Honore Paris in Mohair Velvet, 1970s
By Raphael Raffel, Maison Honoré
Located in Paris, IDF
Rare croissant sofa by Raphaël Raffel for Maison Honoré Paris made in the mid 1970s. The sofa has been fully restored and newly upholstered with a beautiful light Teddy caramel mohai...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Mohair, Velvet

Pair of Reclaimed Atlas Garden Statues
Located in Wormelow, Herefordshire
This highly decorative pair of near life-size composition term statues of Greek God Atlas are an imposing mythological addition to a formal garden or interior. Traditionally, Atlas i...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Neoclassical Statues

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Cement

Pair of Reclaimed Atlas Garden Statues
Pair of Reclaimed Atlas Garden Statues
H 70.87 in W 21.26 in D 11.82 in
Antique Living Room, Four Armchairs and Sofa, Gilded Wood, 19th Century, France
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Ancient living room consisting of four armchairs and a sofa, built with a gilded wooden frame and still original fabric in excellent condition, built in the second half of the 19th c...
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Antique 19th Century French Living Room Sets

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Wood

Set of Ten Louis XVI Style Beachwood Armchairs in the Manor of George Jacobq
By Georges Jacob
Located in Sheffield, MA
A fine set of ten Louis XVI style Beachwood armchairs In the Manor of George Jacob 19th century (Four more chairs can be offered with different upholstery ) Measures: Height 37 in....
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood

Modernist Classical Convex Mirror
Located in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
A Regency convex mirror with carved, ebonised moulded octagonal frame. We are currently working to a 30-36 week lead time.
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21st Century and Contemporary English Regency Convex Mirrors

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Wood, Paint

Modernist Classical Convex Mirror
Modernist Classical Convex Mirror
H 40 in W 40 in D 1.5 in
Pair of French 19th Century Floral Marquetry Side Cabinets with Marble Tops
Located in London, GB
Constructed in kingwood, with gilt bronze mounts; rising from bracket feet, the cabinets, a true left and right pair, have central doors dressed with well executed floral marquetry p...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Carrara Marble, Ormolu

21st Century Pair of Garnet Lacquered Bierdemeier Style Commodes or Nightstands
Located in Madrid, ES
Pair of lacquered commodes or nightstands tables Biedermeir style, the commodes are a handmade production, made by us, our craftsman cabinetmaker and a craftsman lacquer. in beech w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Biedermeier Night Stands

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Brass

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Armchair "Husk" with Stool by Manufacturer B&B Italia in Aluminium Finished
By B&B Italia
Located in Cologne, DE
We are delighted to present to you the aesthetic armchair "Husk", designed and manufactured by B&B
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21st Century and Contemporary European Modern Armchairs

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Aluminum

Regency Walnut Wing Armchair Chair c. 1820
Located in East Sussex, GB
A very beautiful walnut wing armchair with out-scrolling arms, shapely winged back and long
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Antique 1820s Great Britain (UK) Regency Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of George III 'Feather and Drapery' Armchairs
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in Fresno, CA
A pair of George III period 'feather and drapery' mahogany framed armchairs. The curving crestrail
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier English George III Armchairs

18th Century George II Period Mahogany Armchair by Giles Grendey
Located in Herzele, BE
A very rare 18th century George II period mahogany armchair. The cartouche shaped and moulded back
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Antique Mid-18th Century English George II Armchairs

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Mahogany

18th Century George III Mahogany Open Armchair
Located in Cambridgeshire, GB
George III mahogany frame open armchair in the French taste, the oval back with a band of fluting
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Antique Late 18th Century English Chairs

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Mahogany

18th Century George III Mahogany Open Armchair
18th Century George III Mahogany Open Armchair
H 36.23 in W 23.23 in D 20.48 in
19th Century Walnut Wing Armchair Chair, circa 1820
Located in Dallington, East Sussex
A very beautiful walnut wing armchair with out-scrolling arms, shapely winged back and long
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Antique 19th Century Wingback Chairs

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Walnut

Set of Eight Late 19th Century Russian Birch Dining Chairs
Located in San Francisco, CA
ram heads, the aprons with carved husks, the interior backs centered with floral motifs, and the seats
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Antique 19th Century Russian Dining Room Chairs

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Birch, Leather

Husk Armchair and Ottoman - Designed by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia
By Patricia Urquiola
Located in Tulsa, OK
Husk Armchair - B&B Italia With an original spirit that merges with various styles, the Husk
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Armchairs

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Fabric, Cotton, Linen, Upholstery

George III Mahogany Open Armchair
Located in Dallas, TX
A George III mahogany open armchair in the manner of Thomas Chippendale, oval rose floral silk
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Antique 18th Century English George III Armchairs

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Damask, Mahogany

George III Mahogany Open Armchair
George III Mahogany Open Armchair
H 38 in W 23.75 in D 19.5 in
Late 18th Century Italian Giltwood Armchair
Located in London, GB
A late 18th century Italian giltwood armchair, the moulded frame carved with husks and flowerhead
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Armchairs

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Upholstery, Giltwood

Late 18th Century Hepplewhite Mahogany Armchair
Located in London, GB
A late 18th century Hepplewhite period mahogany armchair having moulded shield shaped back
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Antique Late 18th Century English Hepplewhite Armchairs

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Mahogany

Pair of Painted Mid-century Open Armchairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of armchairs, having a channeled frame with distressed painted finish; each curved rectangular
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Vintage 1960s Italian Armchairs

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Wood, Upholstery

Pair of Painted Mid-century Open Armchairs
Pair of Painted Mid-century Open Armchairs
H 31.5 in W 23.5 in D 24.5 in
Rare Late 18th Century Mahogany Open Armchair
Located in Benington, Herts
A rare and very unusual late 18th century European mahogany open armchair upholstered in linen
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Antique Late 18th Century European Neoclassical Armchairs

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Linen, Mahogany

Pair of Period Louis XVI Giltwood Armchairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
crestrail, centered by a mask, flanked by husking, and scrollwork, its fielded stiles frame a padded back
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Giltwood

19th Century Italian Parcel Gilt Armchairs of Neoclassical Design
Located in Benington, Herts
gilt armchairs have husk and foliate-carved imbricated frames, the arched toprails with bud finials
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Antique 19th Century Italian Armchairs

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Giltwood

A Pair of 18th Century Neoclassical Swedish Fauteuils.
Located in Middleburg, VA
husks, and paterae. This carving continues on the graceful down-swept arms ending with acanthus leaves
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Swedish Armchairs

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Wood

Pair of George III Mahogany Elbow Chairs in the Manner of Robert Adam
Located in Dallas, TX
radiating from a central patera and intersected by husk trails, issuing elegantly shaped arms flanking
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Antique Late 18th Century English George III Armchairs

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Silk, Mahogany

The Roxburghe Armchairs
Located in London, GB
The golden-framed armchairs are designed in the George I ‘antique’ fashion promoted by Richard
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier British George I Chairs

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Giltwood

The Roxburghe Armchairs
The Roxburghe Armchairs
H 37.8 in D 25.2 in
Antique D End Mahogany Dining Table and 12 Chairs by Edwards & Roberts
By Edwards & Roberts
Located in London, GB
in date and comprise ten side chairs and two armchairs. This wonderful set was accomplished in
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Antique 1870s English Victorian Dining Room Sets

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Fruitwood, Mahogany, Satinwood

Antique Set 12 Victorian Dining Chairs by Edwards & Roberts, 19th Century
By Edwards & Roberts
Located in London, GB
Edwards & Roberts, circa 1880 in date and comprising ten side chairs and two armchairs. This wonderful
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Dining Room Chairs

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Fruitwood, Mahogany, Satinwood

B&B Italia Husk Grey Chair by Patricia Urquiola
By B&B Italia, Patricia Urquiola
Located in London, GB
Designed by Patricia Urquiloa for B&B Italia in 2011, the Husk chair is an iconic modern design
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2010s Italian Armchairs

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Fabric

Upholstered Cushion Swivel Armchair, B&B Italia
By Patricia Urquiola, B&B Italia
Located in Tulsa, OK
Husk Swivel small chair by B&B Italia Designed by Patricia Urquiola for B & B Italia this
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2010s Italian Modern Armchairs

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Aluminum

Pair of Late 19th Century English Armchairs in the Hepplewhite Style
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in Dublin, IE
swell. The arm suppotrs have flat channeled mouldings with carved husk and rosette design. The front
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Antique Late 19th Century English Hepplewhite Side Chairs

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Mahogany

Dieter Rams, Table RZ 620 by Vitsœ, Germany Design 1962 for Sofa System RZ62
By Vitsoe, Dieter Rams
Located in Munster, NRW
table for the armchair programme 620. Material: plastic. Colour white. The legs are removable. The
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Sofa Tables

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Leather

Superb Antique French Canapé with Curved Ends and Cornucopia Motifs, 19th C.
Located in Dallas, TX
accommodate more individuals than a fauteuil (armchair). This superb canape was hand-carved in the 1800s in
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Canapes

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Linen, Upholstery, Wood

Pair of 19th Century Mahogany Armchairs
By Sheraton Revival
Located in London, GB
Pair of 19th century mahogany armchairs in the Sheraton revival style; the beautifully carved backs
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Antique 19th Century English Sheraton Armchairs

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Mahogany

Pair of 19th Century Mahogany Armchairs
Pair of 19th Century Mahogany Armchairs
H 36 in W 23.5 in D 19.5 in
Louis XV Walnut Matched Pair of Armchairs from the Rhone Valley
Located in Los Angeles, CA
serpentine seat, raised on cabriole supports headed by flower and husk carved paterae.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Armchairs

Large Scale Rococo Swedish Fauteuil
Located in New York, NY
An Unusual Carved and Painted Late Rococo Fauteuil. The Carved Decoration Includes Wheat, Husks
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Swedish Armchairs

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Wood, Paint

Large Scale Rococo Swedish Fauteuil
Large Scale Rococo Swedish Fauteuil
H 37.5 in W 25.5 in D 24 in
Early 20th Century Elbow Chair
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
ribbed detail. The supports with swept sections, serpentine front with husk carving.
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Early 20th Century British Hepplewhite Armchairs

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Elbow Chair
Early 20th Century Elbow Chair
H 37.5 in W 24.5 in D 21 in
Pair of Early 20th Century Mahogany Shield-Back Chairs
By Waring & Gillow
Located in Suffolk, GB
-patera, the carved designs being of husks & corn ears. The shield back is supported by a shaped
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Early 20th Century English Armchairs

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Mahogany

Pair of Gustaviansk Neo-Classical Tub Chairs
Located in San Francisco, CA
, over garrya husk carved apron flanked by rosette filled blocks, on round section foliate carved legs
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Armchairs

Pair of Gustavian Neo-Classical Tub Chairs
Located in San Francisco, CA
supports with golden ormolu head mounted over garrya husk-carved apron, raised on circular section foliate
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Swedish Armchairs

Pair of Gustavian Neo-Classical Tub Chairs
Pair of Gustavian Neo-Classical Tub Chairs
H 31.75 in W 24.25 in D 25 in
Beautiful Prussian Water Gilt Gustaviansk Tub Chairs
Located in San Francisco, CA
to rectangular seat down swept supports over garrya husk carved apron flanked by
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Armchairs

Pair of Prussian Water Gilt Neo-Classical Tub Chairs
Located in San Francisco, CA
terminating to rectangular seat down swept supports over garrya husk carved apron flanked by
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Armchairs

PAIR OF SWEDISH NEO-CLASSICAL WELL-PATINATED GILTWOOD TUB CHAIRS
Located in San Francisco, CA
back joining a U-shaped upholstered seat; the frame and apron adorned with delicate husk carving; the
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Armchairs

Chippendale Mahogany Arm Chair with Hairy Paw Feet
Located in Wells, ME
and fronds and a pendent husk. The arms have elbow cups and wonderful scrolled and flared knuckles
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier British Chippendale Armchairs

A George III Open Armchair In The Manner of Thomas Chippendale
Located in Basingstoke, Hampshire
A masterful testament to 18th-century craftsmanship, A carved beech open armchair, circa 1775
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Antique 18th Century English Chairs

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Beech

Four George III Giltwood Armchairs, Attributed to Francois Herve
By François Hervé
Located in Fresno, CA
Four George III giltwood armchairs, attributed to Francois Herve. The back carved with a 'ribbon
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Neoclassical Armchairs

Very Good Victorian Arm Chair of Queen Anne Design, in Mint Green and Mocha Silk
Located in Dallington, East Sussex
cabriole legs to the front with drop bell husks and carved shoulders. The rear legs are cabriole also and
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Antique 19th Century Queen Anne Armchairs

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Husk Armchair For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal husk armchair for your home. Each husk armchair for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, fabric and mahogany. Find 9 options for an antique or vintage husk armchair now, or shop our selection of 2 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect husk armchair — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A husk armchair made by Georgian designers — as well as those associated with neoclassical — is very popular.

How Much is a Husk Armchair?

Prices for a husk armchair start at $758 and top out at $32,117 with the average selling for $3,275.

Finding the Right seating for You

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

Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other lounge furniture — since what were, quite literally, the early perches of our ancestors — has evolved considerably.

Among the earliest standard seating furniture were stools. Egyptian stools, for example, designed for one person with no seat back, were x-shaped and typically folded to be tucked away. These rudimentary chairs informed the design of Greek and Roman stools, all of which were a long way from Sori Yanagi's Butterfly stool or Alvar Aalto's Stool 60. In the 18th century and earlier, seats with backs and armrests were largely reserved for high nobility.

The seating of today is more inclusive but the style and placement of chairs can still make a statement. Antique desk chairs and armchairs designed in the style of Louis XV, which eventually included painted furniture and were often made of rare woods, feature prominently curved legs as well as Chinese themes and varied ornaments. Much like the thrones of fairy tales and the regency, elegant lounges crafted in the Louis XV style convey wealth and prestige. In the kitchen, the dining chair placed at the head of the table is typically reserved for the head of the household or a revered guest.

Of course, with luxurious vintage or antique furnishings, every chair can seem like the best seat in the house. Whether your preference is stretching out on a plush sofa, such as the Serpentine, designed by Vladimir Kagan, or cozying up in a vintage wingback chair, there is likely to be a comfy classic or contemporary gem for you on 1stDibs.

With respect to the latest obsessions in design, cane seating has been cropping up everywhere, from sleek armchairs to lounge chairs, while bouclé fabric, a staple of modern furniture design, can be seen in mid-century modern, Scandinavian modern and Hollywood Regency furniture styles.

Admirers of the sophisticated craftsmanship and dark woods frequently associated with mid-century modern seating can find timeless furnishings in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other items — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring official reproductions of iconic designs from the likes of Hans Wegner or from Charles and Ray Eames. Shop our inventory of Egg chairs, designed in 1958 by Arne Jacobsen, the Florence Knoll lounge chair and more.

No matter your style, the collection of unique chairs, sofas and other seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.

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