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1950´s Danish Mid-Century Leather Chair
Located in Copenhagen, DK
A beautiful vintage leather chair with teak legs. An early piece of modern Danish design.  
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Leather

  • 1950´s Danish Mid-Century Leather Chair
  • 1950´s Danish Mid-Century Leather Chair
  • 1950´s Danish Mid-Century Leather Chair
  • 1950´s Danish Mid-Century Leather Chair
H 27.56 in. W 26.78 in. D 18.9 in.
Suite of Danish Midcentury Leather Chairs with Ottoman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Suite of two black leather and wood Danish mid-century chairs and ottoman. Sexy and relaxed, and with excellent lines, the strong, geometric framework contrasts beautifully with the ...
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Leather

Elegant Pair of Mid-Century Leather Chairs Design by Monteverdi Young
By Monteverdi-Young
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The chairs has it original leather, we have a set of four, the price is for the pair. The patina is a lot nicer in person.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Leather, Wood

Elegant Pair of Mid-Century Leather Chairs Design by Monteverdi Young
By Monteverdi-Young
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful and elegant pair of leather chairs, the patina of the leather is really nice, it has some wears and totally normal due to the age.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chaise Longues

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Metal

HICKORY CHAIR Mid 20th Century Red Faux Leather Library / Office Chair - B
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Charlotte, NC
A vintage Traditional style library / office chair by Hickory Chair Company, of Hickory, North Carolina, USA. Solid mahogany frame with red faux leather (vinyl) upholstery, brass nai...
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Mid-20th Century American Other Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Brass

HICKORY CHAIR Mid 20th Century Red Faux Leather Library / Office Chair - A
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Charlotte, NC
A vintage Traditional style library / office chair by Hickory Chair Company, of Hickory, North Carolina, USA. Solid mahogany frame with red faux leather (vinyl) upholstery, brass nai...
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Mid-20th Century American Other Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Brass

Leather Mid-Century Lounge Chairs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Wassily style chrome frame armchairs with iconic straps for the seats, backs and arms. Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dealer.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

  • Leather Mid-Century Lounge Chairs
  • Leather Mid-Century Lounge Chairs
  • Leather Mid-Century Lounge Chairs
  • Leather Mid-Century Lounge Chairs
H 29 in. W 30.51 in. D 25.5 in.
Mid-Century Modern Leather Lounge Chairs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Pair of brown leather lounge chairs. These chairs are covered in a very supple brown leather and sit on solid metal frames. The pop of color is perfect for any lounge area. Pleas...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Dunbar Black Tufted Leather Chair
Located in New York, NY
Mid-century Dunbar black tufted leather chair. Vintage tufted black leather desk/library reclining chair on patented Shepherd brass and metal casters; vintage leather with wear comme...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Hickory Leather Co. Excecutive Office Guest Chairs
By Hickory Leather Company
Located in Germantown, MD
Hickory Leather Co. Executive office guest chairs matching top grain leather chairs. Made by Hickory Leather. Nail trim Measurements: 24"W x 26"D x 37"H.
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

Lovely Set of 4 Vintage Carved Rope Dining Chairs Mid-Century Modern
By Century Furniture
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Lovely set of 4 vintage carved rope dining chairs with original leather upholstery. We love the cerused cream colored finish along with the original leather upholstery all in nice vi...
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Vintage 1980s American Hollywood Regency Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Upholstery, Wood

4 Italian Mid Century Cantilever Chairs, Leather Chrome
By Matteo Grassi
Located in Buxton, GB
These mid century Italian cantilever dining chairs are of a stylish design attributed to Matteo Grassi. The frame is Chrome Tubular, with a curved central base. The contrasting leath...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Chairs

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Chrome

Maison Regain French Mid-Century Leather Dining Chairs '4'
Located in London, GB
A set of four dining chairs by Maison Regain. Leather and stained elm. Some scuffs and wear to the wood commensurate with age, but generally they remain in good condition, th...
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Mid-20th Century French Chairs

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Leather, Elm

Rare Mid-Century Modern Child Size Miniature 3/4 Scale Contour Lounge Chair no.
By Contour Chair Lounge Co. 1
Located in Lafayette, IN
This is a rare piece indeed. A 3/4 scale, factory-made contour lounge chair. Only 40" Long! This chair is a perfectly scaled-down version of the iconic contour chair lounge featuring...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Faux Leather

Jens Risom Style Mid-Century Modern Sculpted Walnut Lounge Chair, 1960s
By Jens Risom
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Mid-Century Modern lounge chair or club chair In the manner of Jens Risom By DoMore Furniture USA, 1960s Sculpted solid walnut frame, with original black leath...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Walnut

Mid Century Leather Desk Chair Delta Wilkhahn, 1970s
Located in Praha, CZ
- very confortable - rare type - marked.
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Vintage 1970s Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

  • Mid Century Leather Desk Chair Delta Wilkhahn, 1970s
  • Mid Century Leather Desk Chair Delta Wilkhahn, 1970s
  • Mid Century Leather Desk Chair Delta Wilkhahn, 1970s
  • Mid Century Leather Desk Chair Delta Wilkhahn, 1970s
H 32.29 in. W 22.84 in. D 24.41 in.
Greaves & Thomas Mid Century Leather Lounge Chair
By Greaves and Thomas
Located in Lingfield, GB
Greaves & Thomas leather lounge chair circa 1950's Solid teak frame with sweeping sculptural armrests and soft caramel coloured leather upholstery. Elegant and timeless mid century...
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Mid-20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather

  • Greaves & Thomas Mid Century Leather Lounge Chair
  • Greaves & Thomas Mid Century Leather Lounge Chair
  • Greaves & Thomas Mid Century Leather Lounge Chair
  • Greaves & Thomas Mid Century Leather Lounge Chair
H 32.68 in. W 27.17 in. D 34.26 in.
Swedish Mid-Century Modern Leather Chrome Accent Chairs, a Pair
Located in Seattle, WA
Beautiful Swedish Mid-Century Modern leather chair. The chair has a thick cognac brown leather upholstery and a chrome steel frame. The leather is in excellent vintage condition with...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal, Chrome

Six Mid 20th Century Vittorio Dassi Chairs Mid-Century Modern Leather Classical
By Dassi Mobili Moderni, Vittorio Dassi
Located in Sant'Arsenio, Campania
Vittorio Dassi chairs 1950 Subject: Vittorio Dassi chairs Period: mid-20th century Style: Mid century modern Origin: Northern Italy Description: Gorgeous Vittorio Dassi chair...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Faux Leather, Wood

Mid Century Lounge Chair, Walnut, Leather Bordeaux
By Van Beuren
Located in Mérida, Yucatan
Piece designed by Michel Van Beuren in the early 60s. It is an occasional lounge chair, reupholstered in cowhide (100% original) in burgundy color. With very clean and elegant design...
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Mid-20th Century Mexican Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Walnut

  • Mid Century Lounge Chair, Walnut, Leather Bordeaux
  • Mid Century Lounge Chair, Walnut, Leather Bordeaux
  • Mid Century Lounge Chair, Walnut, Leather Bordeaux
  • Mid Century Lounge Chair, Walnut, Leather Bordeaux
H 33.08 in. W 26.78 in. D 25.99 in.
Italian Mid-Century Black Leather and Metal Chairs, 1980
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian mid-century black leather and metal chairs, 1980. Set of 4 chairs with structure in black painted metal rod and with seat and back in original leather. 1980s. Good con...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Unusual Mid-Century Modern Leather Bowl Chair
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stunning vintage modern bowl chair has a unique design that allows a large circular leather seat to rest inside of a sturdy round base. The tufted white leather seat contours th...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

Vintage Mid Century Leather Executive Desk Chair by Arthur Umanoff
By Madison Furniture, Arthur Umanoff
Located in Oxnard, CA
Here is a rare oversized desk chair designed by Arthur Umanoff for Madison Furniture. It has been completely restored with beautiful Italian leather. The chair is height adjustable a...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Chrome

Mid Century Modern Cocobolo Don Shoemaker Sling Leather Chair
By Don S. Shoemaker
Located in National City, CA
We are pleased to offer a vintage sling chair designed and produced by Don Shoemaker. Rare solid Cocobolo frame with black leather sling seat. Ghost shadow is present where the orig...
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Vintage 1960s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Leather, Cocobolo

Mid-Century Brown Leather Club Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of "Abby" mid-century design club chairs with a wood frame and square legs upholstered in brown leather with a seat cushion and a flared design to the back.
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20th Century American Modern Side Chairs

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Leather, Wood

  • Mid-Century Brown Leather Club Chairs
  • Mid-Century Brown Leather Club Chairs
  • Mid-Century Brown Leather Club Chairs
  • Mid-Century Brown Leather Club Chairs
H 29.5 in. W 25.25 in. D 30.5 in.
Leather Mid-Century Lounge Chair by Odmund Vad
Located in London, GB
A comfy swivel lounge chair by Odmund Vad. Norway, c1970s. Leather and wood construction. Remains in good condition, some scuffs and wear commensurate with age. Locat...
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Mid-20th Century Norwegian Lounge Chairs

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Leather

  • Leather Mid-Century Lounge Chair by Odmund Vad
  • Leather Mid-Century Lounge Chair by Odmund Vad
  • Leather Mid-Century Lounge Chair by Odmund Vad
  • Leather Mid-Century Lounge Chair by Odmund Vad
H 25.6 in. W 31.5 in. D 31.5 in.
Westnofa Mid-Century Leather Reclining Chair
By Westnofa Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Westnofa mid-century reclining chair, a pair Each chair measures: 25 wide x 42 deep x 30.5 high, with a seat height of 17 inches All pieces of furniture can be had in what we c...
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Vintage 1970s Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Leather Sling Lounge Chair
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stylish chair combines leather, iron, and chrome to create a comfortable midcentury seating option for any room. Unique head rest, decorative chrome, and cantilevered base make ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Chrome

  • Mid-Century Leather Sling Lounge Chair
  • Mid-Century Leather Sling Lounge Chair
  • Mid-Century Leather Sling Lounge Chair
  • Mid-Century Leather Sling Lounge Chair
H 39.5 in. W 24.5 in. D 24 in.
Mid 20th Century Chrome and Leather Chair with Stool
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Mid 20th century chrome and leather chair with stool circa 1960. Good quality lounging chair with matching stool for when you need to put your feet up. Chair fitted with a recl...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Leather

Mid-Century Leather Lounge Chair, Italy 1970s
Located in Brussels, BE
Mid-century leather lounge chair - Italy 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Lounge Chairs

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Leather

  • Mid-Century Leather Lounge Chair, Italy 1970s
  • Mid-Century Leather Lounge Chair, Italy 1970s
  • Mid-Century Leather Lounge Chair, Italy 1970s
  • Mid-Century Leather Lounge Chair, Italy 1970s
H 35.44 in. W 39.38 in. D 39.38 in.
Westnofa Mid Century Leather Reclining Chair
By Westnofa Furniture
Located in Countryside, IL
Westnofa Mid Century reclining chair, a pair Each chair measures: 25 wide x 42 deep x 30.5 high, with a seat height of 17 inches All pieces of furniture can be had in what we cal...
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Vintage 1970s Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

8 Mid-Century Bentwood Green Leather Side Chairs
Located in New York, NY
8 mid-century Bentwood side chairs having black painted frames with bowed arms & backs, green leather upholstery & brass leg sabots (priced each).       
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Mid-20th Century Side Chairs

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Brass

Italian Mid-Century White Leather and Black Metal Chair, 1980s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian mid-century white leather and black metal chair, 1980s Chair with rectangular seat, rounded on the front, in white leather. The backrest and the two armrests in white leathe...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Pair of Leather "Butterfly" Lounge Chairs
Located in Brecht, BE
A funky set of butterfly lounge chairs, France, 1950's, in very good vintage conditon, but with the right sublime patina!
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Mid-20th Century French Lounge Chairs

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Iron

Mid Century Leather Executive Chair by Max Pearson for Knoll
By Knoll, Max Pearson
Located in Pasadena, TX
A vintage Pearson executive swivel chair. Pearson's most successful design, functional and artistic. Upholstered in burgundy drape fine leather. Four-star base with casters, circa 1...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Pair of Hayat Brothers Pakistani Mid-Century 'Roorkee' Black Leather Chairs
By M. Hayat & Bros Ltd.
Located in New York, NY
Pairof Pakistani mid-century 'Roorkee' safari campaign chairs with carved walnut frames and black leather sling seats, backs and arms that collapse down to a portable form. (M. Hayat...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Leather

Mid-Century Chromed Black Leather T Chairs, Katavolos, Kelley, Littell, Laverne
By Douglas Kelly, Ross Littell and William Katavolos, Laverne International
Located in MIlano, IT
Mid-century chromed black leather T chairs, Katavolos, Kelley, Littell, Laverne. Eight model T chairs, with chromed and enamelled steel frame with support seats in black leather. V...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Chrome

Blue Leather Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A pair of modern lounge chairs crafted out of steel are in great condition and have been professionally restored by our craftsmen team. The chairs feature a comfortable wide seat and...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

  • Blue Leather Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
  • Blue Leather Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
  • Blue Leather Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
  • Blue Leather Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
H 28 in. W 28.5 in. D 28.5 in.
Danish Mid-Century Brown Leather Lounge Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This pair of 1990s mid-century modern style lounge chairs and ottomans are completely upholstered in its original leather that has been newly dyed a dark brown color and is in great ...
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Vintage 1980s Danish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather, Upholstery, Foam, Wood, Lacquer

Mid-Century Modern Tufted Leather Wingback Lounge Chair
By Børge Mogensen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage-modern leather lounge chair, featuring tufted wing back, blonde legs and removable seat cushion. Designed in the manner of Børge Mogensen. Please confirm item location NY ...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather

Set of Two Mid-Century Modern Silvered and Leather Chairs
Located in London, GB
These two chairs are designed and executed with the sleek, minimal design of French modernism. They are crafted with chic, curving silvered metal which takes an X-form. Between the s...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Vintage Swedish Mid-Century Leather Swivel Arm Chair
Located in Atlanta, GA
Handsome vintage swivel armchair from Sweden, c. 1960. Newly restored and reupholstered in high quality taupe leather. Tub style rounded chair on a swivel chrome base. Enjoy the b...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Chrome

Jens Risom Leather Swivel Chair for B.L Marble, 1960's
By Jens Risom, B.L. Marble Chair Co.
Located in Round Rock, TX
A wonderful vintage button tufted leather chair designed by Jens Risom and manufactured by B.L. Marble. Featuring black leather upholstery that has developed a wonderful patina ov...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Roundback Chair
Located in Brooklyn, NY
With a rounded back, three legs, and rich leather upholstery, this vintage roundback chair is perfect for adding mid-century style to any space. Please confirm item location with sel...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

  • Mid-Century Modern Roundback Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Roundback Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Roundback Chair
  • Mid-Century Modern Roundback Chair
H 29 in. W 25 in. D 22 in.
Set of Four Mid Century Leather Pieff Chairs by Tim Bates
Located in STOKE ON TRENT, GB
Pieff Chairs Set of 4 chairs designed by Tim Bates for the Eleganza collection at Pieff, made in the late 1960s - the set includes two high back carver chairs and two high backed ...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Leather

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Leather Lounge Chairs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Classic Mid-Century styling leather armchairs with wide arms, tufted backs and simple square-tube metal legs. Danish influences. Comfortable with normal-use wear to leather on arms a...
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Metal

Ward Bennett Mid Century Executive Highback Brass and Leather Office Chair
By Ward Bennett
Located in Countryside, IL
Ward Bennett mid century executive highback brass and leather office chair This measure: 28.25 wide x 27.5 deep x 42 inches high, with a seat height of 20 and arm height of 26.5 i...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Brass

4 Edward Wormley Dunbar Mid Century Modern Mahogany Dining Game Chairs Leather
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in Dayton, OH
"A rare set of 4 Edward Wormley for Dunbar dining or game chairs, circa 1950s.. Made from mahogany with cane back and burnt orange leather seats. Marked along underside. Provenanc...
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

Mid Century Modern Polished Chrome & Chocolate Leather Swivel Chair on Castors
Located in New York, NY
This graphic and refined Mid Century Modern swivel chair was realized in the United States circa 1970. It features an open form design with raised sides that create arm rests and a r...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Chrome

Italian Mid Century Upholstered Office Chair in Original Brown Leather, 1970s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian mid century upholstered office chair in original brown leather, 1970s Office chair with swivel structure with padded seat covered in vintage leather, steel legs and sliding ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Steel

Mid Century Chairs Curved Chromed Aluminum Leather Nabuk 1970s Set of 4
Located in Palermo, IT
Set of 4 curvilinear dining chairs by an unknown designer with tubular chromed steel structure, seat and back upholstered in cream-colored nubuck leather. Produced in the 70s.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Aluminum, Chrome

Mid Century wooden Dining Chairs Black Leather
By Ib Kofod-Larsen
Located in Den Haag, NL
6 Beautiful solid wood dining chairs . All the seats are new reupholsters in a good quality Black leather . Very nice color . Great looking chairs . Scandinavian 1960s
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Leather

  • Mid Century wooden Dining Chairs Black Leather
  • Mid Century wooden Dining Chairs Black Leather
  • Mid Century wooden Dining Chairs Black Leather
  • Mid Century wooden Dining Chairs Black Leather
H 31.11 in. W 19.3 in. D 17.72 in.
Set of 4 Mid-Century Wood and Leather Dining Chairs, Italy, 1960s
Located in Brussels, BE
Set of 4 mid-century wood and leather dining chairs - Italy 1960s.  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Mid-Century Modern Leather Aluminum Lounge Chair and Ottoman
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Sleek, early 70's, German, Mid-Century Modern lounge chair and ottoman set features an aluminum frame with rolled leather upholstery. The ottoman measures 22 Width x 19 Depth x 1...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Aluminum

Set of Four Leather Barrel Back Chairs on Wheels
By Hickory Chair Furniture Company
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern olive leather upholstery set of four barrel back swivel chairs.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Leather

Mid-Century Brown Leather Model T Chairs Katavolos Kelley Littell ICF, 1960s
By Douglas Kelly, Ross Littell and William Katavolos, ICF Group
Located in MIlano, IT
Mid-century brown leather Model T chairs by Katavolos, Kelley and Littell for ICF, 1960s. Set of twelve Model T chairs with chromed and black enamelled steel structure. The seat is ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

Mid Century Black Leather Lounge Chairs Office Chairs Johannes Spalt, Vienna
By Johannes Spalt
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid Century Modern pair of vintage lounge chairs or club chairs cubus like from stitched leather in black color by Johannes Spalt, Austria. Chromed metal legs underlines the sleek a...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Leather

Italian Mid-Century Modern Wooden Chair with Leather Square Seat, 1960s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian Mid-Century Modern wooden chair with leather square seat, 1960s. Wooden chair with white ivory leather square seat. It has a curved backrest. 1960s. Good conditions, signs...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Dining Room Chairs Gastone Rinaldi Leather Metal Mid Century 1950s Set of 6
By Gastone Rinaldi
Located in Palermo, IT
Set of 6 dining chairs designed by the Italian designer Gastone Rinaldi with black enamelled metal structure, anatomical seats and backrests covered in brown leather-eco-leather. Not...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Helmut Magg Mid- Century Leather Armchair Chair for Deutsche Werkstätten, 1958
By Helmut Magg
Located in Munich, Bavaria
This sculptural armchair is designed 1958 by Helmut Magg for German manufacture Deutsche Werkstätten. The frame is made of oak, the seat and armrest in black leather. The model is De...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Leather, Oak

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Mid Century Leather Chair For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal mid century leather chair for your home. Frequently made of animal skin, leather and wood, every mid century leather chair was constructed with great care. Find 11837 options for an antique or vintage mid century leather chair now, or shop our selection of 215 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. There are many kinds of the mid century leather chair you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A mid century leather chair, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one mid century leather chair that is appealing in its simplicity, but Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames and Knoll produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Mid Century Leather Chair?

Prices for a mid century leather chair start at $1 and top out at $190,435 with the average selling for $3,800.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe mid-century modern American furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale, in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century designers caught the spirit.

Classically-oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb — who designed holistic groups of sleek, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern American furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

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 antique, new and vintage seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.