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Pair of Arm Chairs by Isamu Kenmochi for Akita Mokko
By Akita Mokko, Isamu Kenmochi
Located in Sammu-shi, Chiba
prewar Japanese chairs and sublimates it into the modern design of the 60s and 70s.
Category

Vintage 1960s Japanese Showa Chairs

Materials

Beech

Andrianna Shamaris Rare Antique Raffles Arm Chair
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
Stunning hand carved teak arm chair with beautiful patina. The front legs and arm rests are
Category

Antique Early 1900s Primitive Chairs

Materials

Wood, Teak, Reclaimed Wood

"AIPAG"/Japanese and German modern stacking chair/PAGHOLZ/PAGWOOD/Stock A
Located in Sammu-shi, Chiba
a chair that was used in a Japanese high school art room decades ago. Originally, the arm was
Category

Late 20th Century Japanese Showa Chairs

Materials

Iron

Andrianna Shamaris Sculptural Antique Teak Wood Arm Chair
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
Unusual hand carved arms on this teak arm chair from Sumatra with a high polish. Circa 1950. Full
Category

Vintage 1950s Indonesian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood

"AIPAG"/Japanese and German Modern Stacking Chairs/PAGHOLZ/PAGWOOD/Stock B
Located in Sammu-shi, Chiba
flexibility. This item is a chair that was used in a Japanese high school art room decades ago. Originally
Category

Late 20th Century Japanese Showa Chairs

Materials

Iron

1966 Tendo Mokko Heron Highback Rocking Chair Ottoman Japan
By Mitsumasa Sugasawa, Tendo Mokko
Located in Chula Vista, CA
1960s Tendo Mokko Heron high back rocking chair lounge and footrest Japan bentwood with original
Category

Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Bentwood

U Stool Takuya Hamajima Contemporary Zen Japanese Ceramic
Located in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Contemporary Japanese style chair. Rather sculpture than chair. Made of rusted steel, ceramic, and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Japonisme Chairs

Materials

Ceramic, Wood

Antique Victorian English Mahogany Carved Arm Club Chair w/Ottoman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
carved arms and trim along the base. Upholstered in Pennsylvania with floral japanese esq fabric with
Category

20th Century North American Victorian Club Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD21' Semi-Arm Dining Chair in Beech for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD21' semi-arm dining chair in beech for Hida. For centuries, famed Hida
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Wood, Beech

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD21' Semi-Arm Dining Chair in Walnut for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD21' semi-arm dining chair in walnut for Hida. For centuries, famed Hida
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Wood, Walnut

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD21' Semi-Arm Dining Chair in Oak for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD21' semi-arm dining chair in oak for Hida. For centuries, famed Hida
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Wood, Oak

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD20' Semi-Arm Upholstered Beech Dining Chair for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD20' semi-arm upholstered beech dining chair for Hida. For centuries
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Beech

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD20' Semi-Arm Upholstered Oak Dining Chair for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD20' semi-arm upholstered oak dining chair for Hida. For centuries, famed
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Oak

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD20' Semi-Arm Upholstered Walnut Dining Chair for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto KD20' semi-arm upholstered walnut dining chair for Hida. For centuries
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Wood, Walnut, Upholstery

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX251' Semi-Arm Dining Chair in Oak for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX251' semi-arm dining chair in oak for Hida. For centuries, famed Hida
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Wood, Oak

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX251' Semi-Arm Dining Chair in Beech for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX251' semi-arm dining chair in beech for Hida. For centuries, famed
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Wood, Beech

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX251' Semi-Arm Dining Chair in Walnut for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX251' semi-arm dining chair in walnut for Hida. For centuries, famed
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Wood, Walnut

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX250' Semi-Arm Chair in Beech & Upholstery for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX250' semi-arm chair in beech & upholstery for Hida. For centuries
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Beech

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX250' Semi-Arm Chair in Oak & Upholstery for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX250' semi-arm chair in oak & upholstery for Hida. For centuries, famed
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Oak

Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX250' Semi-Arm Chair in Walnut & Upholstery for Hida
By Hida, Motomi Kawakami
Located in Glendale, CA
Motomi Kawakami 'Seoto-Ex KX250' semi-arm chair in walnut & upholstery for Hida. For centuries
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ch...

Materials

Wood, Walnut, Upholstery

Japanese Carved Mahogany Arm Chair
Located in New York, NY
Asian Japanese (Early 20th Century) mahogany arm chair with a slat design saddle form seat and a
Category

Early 20th Century Japanese Other Armchairs

Materials

Mahogany

Japanese Carved Mahogany Arm Chair
Japanese Carved Mahogany Arm Chair
H 43.5 in W 27.5 in D 26 in
“Heron” Chair by Mitsumasa Sugasawa
By Tendo Mokko
Located in North Hollywood, CA
“Heron” chair designed by Mitsumasa Sugasawa for Tendo Mokko Japan. Made of bent laminated oak with
Category

Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Oak

“Heron” Chair by Mitsumasa Sugasawa
“Heron” Chair by Mitsumasa Sugasawa
H 33.5 in W 22.5 in D 24 in
Nanna Ditzel Pair of Arm Lounge Chair in Wool by Soren Willadsen, Denmark, 1950s
By Soren Willadsen Mobelfabrik, Nanna Ditzel
Located in WIJCKEL, NL
Iconic pair of comfortable lounge chairs designed by Danish designer Nanna Ditzel in collaboration
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wool, Oak

Bamboo Rocking Chair by Ubunji Kidokoro
By Ubunji Kidokoro
Located in Uccle, BE
This chair has the Tokyo Japan stamp as most probably was made for export. Ubunji Kikodoro
Category

Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Lounge Chairs

Materials

Bamboo

Bamboo Rocking Chair by Ubunji Kidokoro
Bamboo Rocking Chair by Ubunji Kidokoro
H 26.58 in W 20.87 in D 27.56 in
Rare bamboo Lounge Chair by Ubunji Kidokoro
By Ubunji Kidokoro
Located in Uccle, BE
This is probably one of the first chairs made and later models have the Stamp Tokyo Japan came
Category

Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Lounge Chairs

Materials

Bamboo

Rare bamboo Lounge Chair by Ubunji Kidokoro
Rare bamboo Lounge Chair by Ubunji Kidokoro
H 26.58 in W 20.87 in D 27.56 in
Andrianna Shamaris Antique Bamboo Chair
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
″ arm rest x 18″ back rest height. Circa 1940. This chair was hand made in the spirit of Wabi-Sabi, a
Category

Vintage 1940s Primitive Chairs

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood, Bamboo

Andrianna Shamaris Antique Hand Carved Chair
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
rest 7" front to 16" high at the back. This chair was sourced in the spirit of Wabi-Sabi, a Japanese
Category

Vintage 1950s Primitive Chairs

Materials

Wood, Teak, Reclaimed Wood

Late 19th Century Japanese carved wood arm chair
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality late 19th Century Japanese carved wood arm chair with a pair of wonderful
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Chinoiserie Armchairs

Materials

Softwood

Late 19th Century Japanese carved wood arm chair
Late 19th Century Japanese carved wood arm chair
H 34.26 in W 27.96 in D 20.48 in
Andrianna Shamaris Low Teak Wood Colonial Chair
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
reflect the one shown. This chair was sourced in the spirit of Wabi-Sabi, a Japanese philosophy that
Category

2010s Indonesian Organic Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood, Teak, Reclaimed Wood

Pair of Paul Frankl for Tochiku Bamboo & Rattan Lounge Chairs
By Paul Frankl, Tochiku
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of Tochiku Industry LTD for Paul Frankl Six Strand Bamboo and Rattan Lounge Chairs. Featuring
Category

Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Bamboo, Rattan

Finn Juhl 45 Chair, Wood and Fabric
By Finn Juhl
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
the muscles of an arm and the weight of a body. The expression of the chair is reminiscent of a weapon
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Finn Juhl 45 Chair, Wood and Fabric
Finn Juhl 45 Chair, Wood and Fabric
H 34.65 in W 26.19 in D 28.75 in
Finn Juhl 45 Chair, Wood and Fabric
By Finn Juhl
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
the muscles of an arm and the weight of a body. The expression of the chair is reminiscent of a weapon
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood, Fabric

Finn Juhl 45 Chair, Wood and Fabric
Finn Juhl 45 Chair, Wood and Fabric
H 34.65 in W 26.19 in D 28.75 in
A Set of 2 Heron Chairs with Ottomans - Newly Refinished and Reupholstered
By Mitsumasa Sugasawa, Tendo Mokko
Located in Playa Del Rey, CA
Designed in 1966, the Heron rocking chair by Mitsumasa Sugasawa for Tendo Mokko is one of the most
Category

Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wool, Oak

Set of Two (2) Mid Century Modern Low Profile Lounge Chairs w/ Original Thrush
Located in Deland, FL
This set of two low profile lounge chairs are alluring, chic and most certainly eye-catching. A
Category

Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Oak

Niels Otto Møller "Model 67" Chair for J. L. Møllers Møbelfabrik, Denmark, 1960s
By Niels Otto Møller
Located in Utrecht, NL
timeless. This “model 67” chair is an appealing example of the above statement. The organically moulded
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

Materials

Papercord, Wood

Pierre Paulin F572 lounge chair Artifort Netherlands 1967
By Artifort, Pierre Paulin
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Iconic model F572 lounge chair designed by Pierre Paulin and manufactured by Artifort, The
Category

Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric

Pierre Paulin F675 Butterfly chairs Artifort Netherlands 1963
By Pierre Paulin, Artifort
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Striking pair of model F675 chairs designed by Pierre Paulin and manufactured by Artifort, The
Category

Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel

Isamu Kenmochi Kabuto Office Chair, circa 1960
By Tendo Mokko, Isamu Kenmochi
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Kabuto office chair designed by Isamu Kenmochi. Manufactured by Tendo Mokko (Japan) in 1961. In
Category

Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Isamu Kenmochi Kabuto Office Chair, circa 1960
Isamu Kenmochi Kabuto Office Chair, circa 1960
H 31.11 in W 21.66 in D 21.66 in
Mario Bellini "Le Mura" Lounge Chair for Cassina, Italy, 1970s
By Mario Bellini
Located in Utrecht, NL
&B Italia. This lounge chair model named “Le Mura” is part of the eponymous sofa range, which
Category

Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather

Contemporary Modern Roger Webb for OFS Heya Wool Lounge Chairs - a Pair
By Office Furniture Systems
Located in Secaucus, NJ
Add a touch of sophistication to your home or office with this fabulous pair of Heya lounge chairs
Category

2010s American Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel

FOUR ANTIQUE COLONIAL THOMAS CHIPPENDALE HARDWOOD FRET WORK CARVED DiNING CHAIRS
By Thomas Chippendale
Located in GB
arm chairs Japand to imitate the Bamboe’, signifying how the family embraced the highly fashionable
Category

Antique 1880s English Victorian Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Hardwood

SIX GILLOWS OF LANCASTER ATTRIBUTED ANTIQUE HARDWOOD REGENCY 1810 DINING CHAIRs
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in GB
records the acquisition in 1768 of ‘6 India Back and arm chairs Japand to imitate the Bamboe’, signifying
Category

Antique 1810s English George III Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Hardwood

"Model 84" Chair by Niels O. Møller 'attr.', Denmark 1960s
By J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik, Niels Otto Møller
Located in Utrecht, NL
timeless. This “model 67” chair is an appealing example of the above statement. The organically moulded
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Papercord, Wood

Set of four Cees Braakman for Pastoe model FT30 dining chairs, The Netherlands
By Pastoe, Cees Braakman
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Teak dining chairs with black faux-leather upholstery. The seating has been reupholstered in black
Category

Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Faux Leather, Teak

Six Imporatant George III 1760 Thomas Chippendale Chinese Pagoda Dining Chairs
By Thomas Chippendale
Located in GB
Gilbert Heathcote records the acquisition in 1768 of ‘6 India Back and arm chairs Japand to imitate the
Category

Antique 1760s English George III Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Hardwood

Limited 100 Museum Edition "Sternensessel" Stars F3 Armchairs, Draenert
By Peter Draenert
Located in Grand Cayman, KY
Egyptian-style fixture of the arm rests, the thickened and gold-metallic base areas of the chair legs and
Category

Vintage 1980s German Post-Modern Chairs

Materials

Marble, Gold, Brass

Isamu Kenmochi Stool, circa 1960
By Isamu Kenmochi
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
experiences and teachings to quickly develop the Japanese furniture industry after WWII, when the Operations
Category

Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Wood

Isamu Kenmochi Stool, circa 1960
Isamu Kenmochi Stool, circa 1960
H 16.93 in W 15.75 in D 14.57 in
Shiro Kuramata Wire Mesh Arm Chair
By Shiro Kuramata
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Post-War Design (1960s) steel wire mesh "Sing Sing" arm chair with roll form back & front
Category

20th Century American Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal, Steel

Shiro Kuramata Wire Mesh Arm Chair
Shiro Kuramata Wire Mesh Arm Chair
H 35.25 in W 20.5 in D 22 in
Set of 2 NY chairs by Takeshi Nii, 1950s Japan.
By Takeshi Nii
Located in Landgraaf, NL
Set of 2 NY chairs by Takeshi Nii, 1950s Japan. Minimalistic folding chairs with a chrome X-base
Category

Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Chrome

Set of 2 NY chairs by Takeshi Nii, 1950s Japan.
Set of 2 NY chairs by Takeshi Nii, 1950s Japan.
H 32.68 in W 23.63 in D 29.53 in
Antique Japanese Art Nouveau Dragon Carved 4 Drawer Partners Desk and Chair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique Japanese Art Nouveau Dragon carved 4 drawer partners desk and chair. Set includes (1
Category

Mid-20th Century Japanese Art Nouveau Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Pair of Italian 19th Century Baroque Carved Arm Throne Chairs, Figural Carvings
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of Italian 19th century Baroque carved arm throne chairs. The pair with figural carvings and
Category

Antique 1890s Italian Baroque Armchairs

Materials

Wood

Cees Braakman for Pastoe Model EU02 Japanese Series Desk and Chair in Teak, 1950
By Pastoe, Cees Braakman
Located in Pijnacker, Zuid-Holland
Country: Netherlands Model: EU-02 Japanese series desk FM-17 Japanese series arm chair
Category

Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Desks

Materials

Metal

Stamped Japanese circa 1880 Qing Dynasty Carved Hardwood Dragon Corner Armchair
Located in GB
the right of the dragon and finishing with the dragons tail which is the right arm of the chair The
Category

Antique 1880s Japanese Qing Armchairs

Materials

Hardwood

Giacomo Cometti, a Sophisticated Anglo-Japanese Style Armchair of Angular Design
By Giacomo Cometti
Located in London, GB
also makes it an extremely strong arm chair. Professionally upholstered in a high quality Morris & Co
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Anglo-Japanese Armchairs

Materials

Mahogany

Nirvana Chair by Shigeru Uchida
Located in Venezia, VENETO
The Nirvana Chair was designed in 1981 by Shigeru Uchida. Its extraordinary shape was the upmost
Category

2010s Japanese Post-Modern Bookcases

Materials

Steel

Nirvana Chair by Shigeru Uchida
Nirvana Chair by Shigeru Uchida
H 26.38 in W 33.08 in D 27.56 in
Paul Frankl for Tochiku Bamboo & Rattan Six Strand Three PIece Sectional Sofa
By Paul Frankl, Tochiku
Located in Bainbridge, NY
. Tochiku Industry LTD Tokyo Japan label to underside. Matching pair of chairs available, listed separately
Category

Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Bamboo, Rattan

Victorian Designer E W Godwin Aesthetic Movement Jappaned Low Elbow ArmChair
By Edward William Godwin
Located in High Wycombe, GB
E W Godwin Aesthetic Movement Jappaned Low Elbow Arm Chair With Anglo Japonesque Geometric Back On
Category

Antique 19th Century British Aesthetic Movement Armchairs

Materials

Beech

Rare Pair of circa 1900 Anglo Chinese Hand Carved Savonarola Armchairs Dragons
Located in GB
back armchairs with a Savonarola X-framed base These chairs were made during the Anglo Chinese
Category

Antique Early 1900s Chinese Anglo-Japanese Armchairs

Materials

Hardwood

Pair of Elegant 19th Century Armchairs
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in Richmond, London
the chairs not only in mahogany but also japanned and they appear to have been particularly popular
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Neoclassical Armchairs

Materials

Wood

Pair of Elegant 19th Century Armchairs
Pair of Elegant 19th Century Armchairs
H 37.25 in W 22 in D 24 in
Fritz Hansen Kasper Salto Runner Armchairs for Knoll Studios, 2 Pairs Available
By Kasper Salto, Fritz Hansen, Knoll
Located in Miami, FL
Fritz Hansen Kasper Salto Runner Arm Chairs for Knoll Studios, 2 Pairs Available Offered for sale
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Armchairs

Materials

Chrome

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Japan Arm Chair For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic Japan arm chair available at 1stDibs. Each Japan arm chair for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, fabric and metal. If you’re shopping for a Japan arm chair, we have 118 options in-stock, while there are 20 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect Japan arm chair — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. When you’re browsing for the right Japan arm chair, those designed in mid-century modern, modern and Art Deco styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one Japan arm chair that is appealing in its simplicity, but Finn Juhl, Isamu Kenmochi and Tendo Mokko produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Japan Arm Chair?

Prices for a Japan arm chair can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $350 and can go as high as $154,626, while the average can fetch as much as $3,500.

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.

Questions About Japan Arm Chair
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    Chairs with arms are called armchairs, and there are many styles of them. Examples include club, wingback and roll arm chairs. Find a collection of armchairs on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    A chair with arms is an armchair.

  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    There is no difference between a club chair and an armchair; a club chair is a type of armchair. An armchair is any chair with arms, while a club chair is a wide, comfortable type of armchair that is typically clad in leather and features thick upholstery. All club chairs are armchairs, but not all armchairs are club chairs. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of club chairs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    An accent chair with no arms is typically called a slipper chair. These upholstered chairs originated in Europe during the 18th century and often served as seating in bedrooms. Today, people place slipper chairs in seating areas as well as bedrooms. Find a variety of slipper chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A dining chair with arms is called a carver chair or elbow chair. It is a traditional dining chair with arms added to it for a more structured look and is a popular option for dining seats for a spot to comfortably rest your arms. Shop a selection of dining chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    Dining room chairs with arms require more space than armless ones.

  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Dining room chairs with arms are simply called armchairs. They are not to be confused with armchairs used in seating areas. A dining chair without arms is a side chair. You'll find a collection of antique and vintage dining chairs on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Dining chairs without arms are called side chairs. Their counterpart, the armchair, is often found at the head of the table, with the side chairs filling in the seats along the side of the table. Shop a collection of side chairs from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.

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