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19th Century Pair of Carved Walnut Folding Scissors Savonarola Bench or Settle
Located in Miami, FL
19th century carved walnut folding scissors Savonarola bench or settee featuring a lion shield in the back. Typical of the Italian Renaissance with carved Florentine backs (no sho...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Baroque Settees

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Walnut

19th Century Pair of Carved Walnut Folding Scissors Savonarola Bench or Settle
Located in Miami, FL
19th century carved walnut folding scissors Savonarola bench or settee featuring a gentleman in the back. Typical of the Italian Renaissance with carved Florentine backs (no shows i...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Baroque Settees

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Walnut

Vintage Italian Walnut Bench with Two Backrests and Black Velvet
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. Itali...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Benches

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Velvet, Walnut

Pair of 1930s Italian Walnut Benches Attributed to Giuseppe Pagano
By Giuseppe Pagano Pogatschnig
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian Mid-Century / Art Deco benches or stools in walnut. These elegant pieces emphasize a quiet drama: Sober lines and a pure form.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Benches

Baroque Style Italian Walnut Bench with Lyre Shaped Trestle Base, circa 1810
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian Baroque style walnut bench from the early 19th century with lyre shaped legs and cross stretcher. This Italian wooden bench features a rectangular single-plank seat with r...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Baroque Benches

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Wood, Walnut

Italian Walnut Faux Carved Bench
Located in Essex, MA
A faux carved bamboo bench with faux wood fabric held by a cherub. Nicely detailed.
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Antique 1870s Italian Neoclassical Revival Benches

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Walnut

  • Italian Walnut Faux Carved Bench
  • Italian Walnut Faux Carved Bench
  • Italian Walnut Faux Carved Bench
  • Italian Walnut Faux Carved Bench
H 29 in. W 30.75 in. D 14.25 in.
Elegant Italian Bench in Solid Walnut
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Bench, walnut, Italy, 1950s Elegant Italian bench in solid walnut. Due to their monumental size and free-standing design, the bench probably originate from a church or museum cont...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Benches

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Walnut

  • Elegant Italian Bench in Solid Walnut
  • Elegant Italian Bench in Solid Walnut
  • Elegant Italian Bench in Solid Walnut
  • Elegant Italian Bench in Solid Walnut
H 35.44 in. W 117.33 in. D 29.53 in.
Italian Renaissance Walnut Column Back Benches
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian Renaissance style (19th century) walnut turned column back benches with carved scroll arms.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Renaissance Benches

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Walnut

Italian Baroque 17th century walnut Bench
Located in Troy, NY
Unusual form with strong, conical turned legs joined by conforming stretchers.
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Antique Late 17th Century Italian Baroque Benches

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Walnut

  • Italian Baroque 17th century walnut Bench
  • Italian Baroque 17th century walnut Bench
  • Italian Baroque 17th century walnut Bench
  • Italian Baroque 17th century walnut Bench
H 18 in. W 37 in. D 18.5 in.
Boss Executive Walnut Bench, Made in Italy
By Riva 1920
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) Bench made of solid wood, characterized by legs passing through the top surface, made ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Walnut

  • Boss Executive Walnut Bench, Made in Italy
  • Boss Executive Walnut Bench, Made in Italy
  • Boss Executive Walnut Bench, Made in Italy
  • Boss Executive Walnut Bench, Made in Italy
H 17.72 in. W 70.87 in. D 17.72 in.
Walnut Waves Bench
Located in Paris, FR
Bench walnut waves all made with solid walnut wood, treated with wax with natural pine extracts. Available in: L 125 x D 40 x H 46cm, price: 4900,00€. L 185 x D 40 x H 46cm, price:...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Benches

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Oak, Walnut

  • Walnut Waves Bench
  • Walnut Waves Bench
  • Walnut Waves Bench
  • Walnut Waves Bench
H 18.12 in. W 96.86 in. D 15.75 in.
Natura Walnut and Iron Bench, Made in Italy
By Riva 1920
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) Bench with seat made of solid wood in glued lists, with straight sides, and iron legs ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Iron

  • Natura Walnut and Iron Bench, Made in Italy
  • Natura Walnut and Iron Bench, Made in Italy
  • Natura Walnut and Iron Bench, Made in Italy
  • Natura Walnut and Iron Bench, Made in Italy
H 17.72 in. W 63 in. D 16.54 in.
19th Century Long Walnut Wood Italian Bench
Located in IT
Long walnut wood Italian bench, made in the north of Italy (Piedmont), from 19th century. This exquisite bench features a long rectangular seat covered, eight barley twist legs with...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Renaissance Benches

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Walnut

  • 19th Century Long Walnut Wood Italian Bench
  • 19th Century Long Walnut Wood Italian Bench
  • 19th Century Long Walnut Wood Italian Bench
  • 19th Century Long Walnut Wood Italian Bench
H 21.66 in. W 77.56 in. D 25.2 in.
Pair of Italian Neo-Classic Walnut Long Benches
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian Neo-classic style (19th Century) walnut long benches with turned tapered legs and upholstered seats (PRICED AS Pair).
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Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Benches

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Brass

Pair of 17th century Italian baroque Walnut Benches
Located in Troy, NY
A sleek, sturdy pair of long, narrow benches, the thick, reeded top supported by turned legs on simple shoe-feet.
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Benches

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Walnut

Pair of Italian Gio Ponti Inspired Midcentury Walnut Benches
By Ico Parisi, Paolo Buffa, Minotti, Gio Ponti, Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Houston, TX
Beautiful matching pair of Italian modern walnut benches or ottomans inspired by Gio Ponti. This stunning pair of Italian stools were taken down to their frames and professionally up...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Benches

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Chenille, Walnut

Italian Neoclassical Style Carved Walnut Oval-Form Stool/Bench
Located in San Francisco, CA
The inset oval-form leather seat above a plain frieze apron; all raised on beautifully carved cabriole legs ending in hoof feet.
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Neoclassical Benches

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Walnut

Walnut Grid Bench in Solid Walnut
Located in Paris, FR
Bench walnut grid with solid handcrafted varnished walnut wood top in grid. With forged metal base.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Benches

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Walnut

  • Walnut Grid Bench in Solid Walnut
  • Walnut Grid Bench in Solid Walnut
  • Walnut Grid Bench in Solid Walnut
  • Walnut Grid Bench in Solid Walnut
H 14.97 in. W 55.12 in. D 19.69 in.
Antique Walnut Bench, Carved Panels, 18th Century, Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Antique bench in precious Italian brown walnut, with 3 carved panels, 2 wavy, hand-sculpted in the 18th century, by a craftsman in Italy. From Piedmont, beautiful patinated wood and...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Benches

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Walnut

Walnut Black MiMi Bench by Miduny, Made in Italy
By Ale Preda, Miduny
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This versatile and essential bench is both iconic and minimal. The painted facets of its angular geometry capture the ever-changing gradients of light. The legs interlock into the no...
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2010s Italian Minimalist Benches

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Walnut, Plywood, Birch

19th Century Italian Renaissance Hall Bench in Walnut
Located in Dallas, TX
19th century Italian Renaissance hall bench in walnut is a truly magical expression of the sculptor's art! The boldly arched crown is lavished with scrollwork and foliates, and overl...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Benches

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Walnut

Walnut Orange MiMi Bench by Miduny, Made in Italy
By Ale Preda, Miduny
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This versatile and essential bench is both iconic and minimal. The painted facets of its angular geometry capture the ever-changing gradients of light. The legs interlock into the no...
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2010s Italian Minimalist Benches

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Birch, Walnut, Plywood

Canaletto Walnut KG Bench with Flat Top, Made in Italy
By Ale Preda, Miduny
Located in Brooklyn, NY
KG bench merges mannerism with engineering. Carved out of the finest solid Noce Canaletto (Black Walnut), this bench merges visual lightness with solidity. The sinuous arched profile...
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2010s Italian Minimalist Benches

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Walnut

Italian Walnut and Brass Long Bench with Shaped Upholstered Seat
Located in New York, NY
A stunning Northern Italian 1940s walnut bench, featuring angled and tapered legs, the feet capped in brass. The long beautifully shaped seat newly reupholstered in a faux creamy col...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Benches

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Brass

19th Century Renaissance Walnut Italian Tuscan Inlay Benches, 1890s
Located in Roma, RM
Inlay benches, in every corner and surface possible! Incredible example of Italian inlay, with geometric motifs. The benches is Tuscan, late 19th century, in walnut and inlaid with p...
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Antique 1890s Italian Renaissance Benches

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Walnut

Newton, 94 Inches Walnut and Iron Bench, Made in Italy
By Riva 1920
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (1.8) Bench with seat made of solid wood in glued lists, with straight sides, and iron legs ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Iron

Newton, 78 Inches Walnut and Iron Bench, Made in Italy
By Riva 1920
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) Bench with seat made of solid wood in glued lists, with straight sides, and iron legs ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Iron

Newton, 63 Inches Walnut and Iron Bench, Made in Italy
By Riva 1920
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Bench with seat made of solid wood in glued lists, with straight sides, and iron legs with visible weld joints. Designed by C.R & S. Riva 1920 Made in Italy: Made in Italy furni...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Iron

Italian Baroque Period Monumental Walnut Bench, Mid-17th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
Hand carved interwoven back slats, raised bracket feet, and scalloped apron at seat and back rail from the Lombardy Region and likely from Bergamo.
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Antique Mid-17th Century Italian Baroque Benches

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Walnut

Belt Walnut Bench by Porada
By Porada Arredi
Located in Boston, MA
Designed by T. COLZANI Rectangular bench in solid canaletta walnut and metal base. This product is in stock and ready to be shipped.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Walnut

  • Belt Walnut Bench by Porada
  • Belt Walnut Bench by Porada
  • Belt Walnut Bench by Porada
  • Belt Walnut Bench by Porada
H 14.97 in. W 55.12 in. D 19.69 in.
18th Century Italian Renaissance Walnut Bench with Lift Top
Located in New York, NY
Italian Renaissance (18th Century) walnut bench with two low scroll design side arms and a lift top (unfinished back).
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Renaissance Benches

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Walnut

Italian Modern Neoclassical Walnut and Hammered Iron Bench
Located in New York, NY
Handmade Italian Mid-Century bench in walnut with legs in the form of Lyre with a hand-wrought and hammered iron stretcher. The bench has an effective contrast materials (walnut ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Benches

19th Century Pair of Italian Walnut Embossed Leather Benches
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of 19th century Italian carved walnut benches that are upholstered in a beautiful worn embossed tobacco colored leather with antique brass nailhead trim detail. The benches stan...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Renaissance Benches

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Leather, Walnut

Painted Walnut Italian 19th Century Curule Bench
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Bench, in Regency style, having a painted finish showing natural wear, its apron carved with evolute scroll, extending to its outswept arms, joined by turned stretcher, decorated wit...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Benches

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Wood, Upholstery

Canaletto Walnut Bench with Carved Top by Miduny, Made in Italy
By Ale Preda, Miduny
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Named a 2018 Best of Year Awards Honoree by Interior Design Magazine. KG bench merges mannerism with engineering. Carved out of the finest solid Noce Canaletto (Black Walnut) the sin...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Benches

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Walnut

Calle Cult Walnut Bench, Designed by Aldo Spinelli, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) Bench with seat in solid wood planks, not glued, with natural sides combined with an i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Iron

Walnut Bench with Yellow Gold Finish Brass Legs, Made in Italy
By Il Pezzo Mancante
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) A solid block of walnut held up by what seems to be a casually arranged group of legs....
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Brass

Walnut Bench with Rose Gold Finish Brass Legs, Made in Italy
By Il Pezzo Mancante
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) A solid block of walnut held up by what seems to be a casually arranged group of legs....
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Brass

Walnut Bench with Black Chrome Finish Brass Legs, Made in Italy
By Il Pezzo Mancante
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) A solid block of walnut held up by what seems to be a casually arranged group of legs....
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Brass

18th Century Dark-Brown Italian Cassapanca, Antique Walnut Storage Bench
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
18th century late Renaissance, an antique, impressive Tuscan hand carved Walnut Cassapanca or storage bench with scrolled armrests depicting a pigeon design and Acanthus leaves, in g...
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Antique Early 18th Century Italian Renaissance Benches

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Walnut

Italian 1860s Parcel-Gilt Walnut Bench with Ouroboros Motifs and Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian walnut parcel-gilt bench from the mid-19th century, with pierced supports, ouroboros motifs and new upholstery. Born in Italian during the third quarter of the 19th centur...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Benches

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Brass

Italian Pair of Faux Bamboo Walnut Benches, Last Quarter 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
Each with an upholstered seat and raised on “bamboo” carved tapering legs joined by x-form stretchers with centered turned finials.
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Antique 1880s Italian High Victorian Benches

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Walnut

Piazza Scala Walnut Bench, Designed by Michele De Lucchi, Made in Italy
By Michele de Lucchi
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) Bench completely made of solid wood in glued lists, characterized by a single ergonomi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Walnut

Giovanni Michelucci Torbecchia Solid Walnut Bench
By Giovanni Michelucci, Poltronova
Located in Dronten, NL
Bench from the Torbecchia series, designed by brutalist architect Giovanni Michelucci for Poltronova, 1964. Solid walnut structure with beautiful edge detail similar to Charlotte P...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Benches

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Walnut

  • Giovanni Michelucci Torbecchia Solid Walnut Bench
  • Giovanni Michelucci Torbecchia Solid Walnut Bench
  • Giovanni Michelucci Torbecchia Solid Walnut Bench
  • Giovanni Michelucci Torbecchia Solid Walnut Bench
H 15.75 in. W 70.87 in. D 15.75 in.
Pair of 18th and 19th C Italian Curved Walnut Velvet Benches
Located in Charleston, SC
This pair of curved walnut benches was made in Italy. One is the original dating back to the end of the 18th century. The other is a exact copy that was made in Italy in the mid-19th...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Baroque Benches

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Walnut

Noce Canaletto Walnut Bench with Curvy Top by Miduny, Made in Italy
By Ale Preda, Miduny
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Listing for European Client. Named 2018 Best of Year Awards Honoree by Interior Design Magazine. KG bench merges mannerism with engineering. Carved out of the finest solid Noce Canal...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Benches

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Walnut

Italian Renaissance Revival Walnut Hall Bench with Green Man Motif, circa 1900
Located in Evergreen, CO
With elaborate carvings of the Renaissance Revival style, this walnut bench features a molded cornice over a frieze with floral roundels, a high back, scrolled arms, upright fluted c...
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Early 20th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Benches

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Walnut

Nipokawa Bench in Solid Walnut Wood
Located in Paris, FR
Bench Nipokawa with structure in solid walnut wood. Treated solid wood with wax with natural pine extracts. Also available in oak or cherry or maple or in elm. L212xP35xH35, Prix:...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Benches

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Walnut

  • Nipokawa Bench in Solid Walnut Wood
  • Nipokawa Bench in Solid Walnut Wood
  • Nipokawa Bench in Solid Walnut Wood
  • Nipokawa Bench in Solid Walnut Wood
H 13.78 in. W 83.47 in. D 13.78 in.
Pair of 19th Century Walnut Wood Italian Charles X Era Benches, 1840
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Pair of Italian benches from the Charles X era. Furniture carved in walnut with seats covered in fabric with floral decorations (not original, replaced during the 20th century). Benc...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Charles X Benches

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Walnut

Night-Night, 83 Inches Walnut Bench, Designed by Terry Dwan, Made in Italy
By Terry Dwan
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (1.8) Bench made completely from hardwood. Ergonomic seat with closely spaced slats. The leg...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Wood, Walnut

19th Century Italian Carved Walnut Bench with Vienna Straw, 1890s
Located in MIlano, IT
19th century Italian carved walnut bench with Vienna straw, 1890s 19th century carved walnut bench with Vienna straw redone again. Carved and decorated back and armrests. Perfect ...
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Antique 1890s European Victorian Benches

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Straw, Walnut

Night-Night, 71 Inches Walnut Bench, Designed by Terry Dwan, Made in Italy
By Terry Dwan
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (1.8) Bench made completely from hardwood. Ergonomic seat with closely spaced slats. The leg...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Wood, Walnut

Night-Night, 59 Inches Walnut Bench, Designed by Terry Dwan, Made in Italy
By Terry Dwan
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) Bench made completely from hardwood. Ergonomic seat with closely spaced slats. The leg...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Benches

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Walnut, Wood

Italian Provincial Two Seater Bench
Located in Westport, CT
Early 19th century Italian Provincial bench in walnut with rush seating from northern Italy, first quarter of the 19th century
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Antique 19th Century Italian Benches

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Walnut

  • Italian Provincial  Two Seater Bench
  • Italian Provincial  Two Seater Bench
  • Italian Provincial  Two Seater Bench
  • Italian Provincial  Two Seater Bench
H 39 in. W 45 in. D 24 in.
Smania 1970s Vintage Italian Brown and White Modern Design Bench in Solid Walnut
By Smania
Located in New York, NY
Italian vintage bench, entirely handcrafted in solid walnut, high quality of craftsmanship, the solid wood is elegantly veneered on the outside, the design with a stepped frame and o...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Organic Modern Benches

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Velvet, Walnut

Gaia Bench - Walnut and Blue
By Kuda
Located in Milan, IT
Gaia is a solid wood bench with a comfortable woven seat. It’s made with first choice materials, such as certified ash wood and full-grain Italian nubuck effect leather. Gaia is mode...
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2010s Italian Modern Benches

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Wood

  • Gaia Bench - Walnut and Blue
  • Gaia Bench - Walnut and Blue
  • Gaia Bench - Walnut and Blue
  • Gaia Bench - Walnut and Blue
H 17.72 in. W 47.25 in. D 15.75 in.
Gaia Bench - Walnut and Green
By Kuda
Located in Milan, IT
Gaia is a solid wood bench with a comfortable woven seat. It’s made with first choice materials, such as certified ash wood and full-grain Italian nubuck effect leather. Gaia is mode...
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2010s Italian Modern Benches

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Wood

  • Gaia Bench - Walnut and Green
  • Gaia Bench - Walnut and Green
  • Gaia Bench - Walnut and Green
  • Gaia Bench - Walnut and Green
H 17.72 in. W 47.25 in. D 15.75 in.
Italy Pair of Mid-18th Century Baroque Hand-Carved Walnut Upholstered Benches
Located in Brescia, IT
Pair of mid-18th century Italian hand-carved walnut upholstered benches. Handcrafted in Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. Pieces of timeless beauty. With certificate of authenticity.
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Antique Mid-18th Century Italian Baroque Benches

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Walnut

Large Antique Hall Settle, Italian, Pine, Walnut, Bench, Pew, Victorian, C.1850
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a large antique hall settle. An Italian, pine and walnut bench or pew with Oriental taste, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850. Imposing in proportion and car...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Benches

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Pine

19th Century Antique Italian Carved Walnut Bench by Valentino Besarel Ca 1870
By Valentino Besarel
Located in Encinitas, CA
Magnificent walnut hand-carved bench attributed to master artist Valentino Besarel (b. July 29 1829, d. Dec 11 1902) of Venice, Italy. Renaissance Revival. High quality; soft, fine...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Baroque Benches

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Walnut

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Italian Walnut Benches For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of Italian walnut benches available on 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, walnut and fabric, all Italian walnut benches available were constructed with great care. There are 301 antique and vintage Italian walnut benches for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 43 modern editions to choose from as well. Italian walnut benches have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of Italian walnut benches to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Baroque, Mid-Century Modern and Modern Italian walnut benches are of considerable interest. Italian walnut benches have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Riva 1920, Ale Preda and Miduny are consistently popular.

How Much are Italian Walnut Benches?

Italian walnut benches can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $4,348, while the lowest priced sells for $135 and the highest can go for as much as $70,782.

Finding the Right Benches for You

Don’t underestimate a good bench — antique and vintage benches are storage pieces, stylish accents and statement-making additional seating.

Today, benches are a great option to maximize seating in your house and outdoor space. The perfect option to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere in foyers and entryways, benches can also transform dining areas, making it possible to host a hungry family with limited space. Whether you’re sprucing up your entertaining with upholstered Empire-style benches or adding more options to a dining room that’s seen a farmhouse makeover, this humble furnishing has only become more versatile over the years. Designers have recognized the demand for a good bench, crafting the convenient seating alternative from a range of materials, including wood, iron and even concrete.

Mid-century modern benches from George Nakashima, Charlotte Perriand and the pared-down Platform bench by George Nelson for Herman Miller are classics of innovation, but maybe you’re looking for an unconventional design approach to your home's seating. Opt for something totally outside the box — an antique pine church-pew bench paired with a vintage wool throw and stationed under the mounted coatrack in your mudroom is a distinctive touch.

For your outdoor oasis, a wrought-iron patio bench is the obvious choice but not the only option. An enclosed back patio would do well to inherit a rattan bench with cushions, but it can be susceptible to weathering and should be covered or moved indoors when not in use.

Whatever your seating arrangement needs are, find vintage, new and antique benches for every space on 1stDibs.