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Pair of Baker Neoclassical Style Chairs
Located in Houston, TX
A Classic and handsome pair of baker neoclassical style occasional chairs newly upholstered in a creamy white ecru velvet with black grosgrain detailing. These vintage baker ebonized...
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20th Century Neoclassical Side Chairs

Materials

Wood, Giltwood

  • Pair of Baker Neoclassical Style Chairs
  • Pair of Baker Neoclassical Style Chairs
  • Pair of Baker Neoclassical Style Chairs
  • Pair of Baker Neoclassical Style Chairs
H 33 in. W 19.5 in. D 21 in.
Dining Neoclassical Style Chair with Contrast Nail Trim
By Hélène Aumont 1
Located in Ballard, CA
A hand-crafted tailored side chair inspired by the neo-classical movement of the 1940s. Features contrast nail trim. Custom sizes, finishes and contrast lumbar pillow available. Cust...
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2010s American Dining Room Chairs

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Other

Maison Jansen Style, Set of 4 Neoclassical Style Brass and Red Velvet Chairs
By Maison Jansen
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This nice set of 4 neoclassical style chairs is made of brass and red velvet. This is a French work, In the style of Maison Jansen. Circa 1940.
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Vintage 1940s French Neoclassical Chairs

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Brass

Neoclassical Style Klismos Leather Chair
Located in Houston, TX
A large scale Italian neoclassical chair finely crafted in ebony and pau marfim veneers. Extraordinary details include a frieze of seven classical figures with floral and foliage det...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Neoclassical Chairs

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Ebony, Wood

  • Neoclassical Style Klismos Leather Chair
  • Neoclassical Style Klismos Leather Chair
  • Neoclassical Style Klismos Leather Chair
  • Neoclassical Style Klismos Leather Chair
H 36.5 in. W 29.5 in. D 31 in.
Neoclassical Style Klismos Leather Chair
Located in Houston, TX
A large scale Italian neoclassical chair finely crafted in ebony and pau marfim veneers. Extraordinary details include a frieze of seven classical figures with floral and foliage det...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Neoclassical Chairs

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Ebony, Wood

  • Neoclassical Style Klismos Leather Chair
  • Neoclassical Style Klismos Leather Chair
  • Neoclassical Style Klismos Leather Chair
  • Neoclassical Style Klismos Leather Chair
H 36.5 in. W 29.5 in. D 31 in.
Pair Neoclassical Style Side Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair neoclassical style side chairs. The chairs have black lacquered wood frames, a decorative gold pattern with a round bronze insert to the back of the chairs. The chairs also have...
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Vintage 1960s Neoclassical Side Chairs

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Bronze

  • Pair Neoclassical Style Side Chairs
  • Pair Neoclassical Style Side Chairs
  • Pair Neoclassical Style Side Chairs
  • Pair Neoclassical Style Side Chairs
H 36 in. W 22 in. D 24 in.
20th Century Neoclassical Style Light-Palisander Chair
Located in Berlin, DE
Very elegant chair in Classicist Style. solid beechwood. Classical upholstery. Backrest black decorated. (C-Sam-6).
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20th Century Neoclassical Chairs

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Wood, Beech, Palisander

French 1940s Neoclassical Style Desk Chair
By André Arbus
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Chic Art Deco 1940s desk chair in blond walnut with original dark green upholstery.
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

  • French 1940s Neoclassical Style Desk Chair
  • French 1940s Neoclassical Style Desk Chair
  • French 1940s Neoclassical Style Desk Chair
  • French 1940s Neoclassical Style Desk Chair
H 39.77 in. W 27.56 in. D 27.56 in.
Continental Neoclassical Style Mahogany Side Chair
Located in Southampton, NY
Continental neoclassical style mahogany side chair. Made in beautiful mahogany wood with an upholstered blue-gray-colored moire silk seat. This chair has a burlwood and fruitwood par...
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Antique 19th Century Neoclassical Side Chairs

Materials

Mahogany, Burl

Neoclassical Style Walnut Armchair
Located in New York, NY
Neoclassical style walnut armchair with velvet seat.
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20th Century Neoclassical Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Neoclassical Style Walnut Armchair
  • Neoclassical Style Walnut Armchair
  • Neoclassical Style Walnut Armchair
  • Neoclassical Style Walnut Armchair
H 35.5 in. W 23 in. D 20.5 in.
Italian Neoclassical Style Carved Bergère Chair in Leopard Velvet
Located in Kennesaw, GA
This is a Italian neoclassical style carved bergère chair. The frame is painted ivory with turquoise contrasting color. The leopard velvet is recent.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Neoclassical Chairs

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Velvet, Wood

Italian Neoclassical Style Fruitwood Chairs, 12
Located in New York, NY
Assembled set of twelve modern Neoclassical style fruitwood chairs, comprising ten side chairs and two armchairs, some branded "Made in Italy" to undersides. Dimensions: 35.5" H x...
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Mid-20th Century Neoclassical Revival Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Upholstery

Pair of Baker Neoclassical Style Side Chairs
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Baker neoclassical style side chairs. The chairs have lacquered frames with upholstered zebra print cushioned seats.
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Vintage 1980s Neoclassical Side Chairs

Materials

Wood, Upholstery

Set of Four Neoclassical Style 19th Century Dining Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Set of four 19th century mahogany dining chairs with newly upholstered seats. Tapered legs to front. Neoclassical style. Carved column detailing. Marking to wood throughout, please s...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Neoclassical Chairs

Materials

Mahogany

Six Neoclassical Style Lacquered Spoon Back Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Six neoclassical style lacquered spoon back side chairs. Seats are upholstered in linen. Dining chairs, reupholstered and refinished
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Vintage 1950s American Neoclassical Side Chairs

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Linen, Wood

Pair of Neoclassical Style Rams Head Bergere Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Neoclassical style ram's head chairs with black vinyl seats. The chairs have caned backs and sides with a solid wood, white painted frame. Carved ram's head to the front of t...
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Vintage 1960s Neoclassical Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood, Cane

Italian Neoclassical Style Gilt Metal Chair by Palladio
By Palladio
Located in Houston, TX
Italian neoclasssical style metal chair by Palladio. This stunning versatile chair is the perfect entrance hall chair, side chair, vanity chair, dressing room chair, or desk. Newly u...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Neoclassical Side Chairs

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Metal

Pair of Neoclassical Style Oak Lacquered Cube Chairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Dramatic pair of oak lacquered cube chairs, or tub chairs made in the neoclassical taste. The lounge chairs feature an intentionally distressed black lacquer finish with a low sleek ...
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20th Century American Neoclassical Lounge Chairs

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Oak, Faux Leather, Lacquer

Rare Neoclassical Style Side Chair with Caduceus Crest
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Very rare caduceus carved back to a traditional neoclassical style side chair. The richly historical and ancient Caduceus symbol features well carved wings and the two Classic intert...
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Antique 19th Century Neoclassical Side Chairs

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Wood

Midcentury Neoclassical Style Mahogany and Gilt Chairs, a Pair
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Kennesaw, GA
This is a pair of midcentury mahogany and gilt chairs that are attributed to Baker Furniture. The yellow upholstery is new. The carved dolphin and arrow backs are highlighted in gilt...
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Mid-20th Century American Neoclassical Side Chairs

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Velvet, Mahogany

Pair of Mahogany Neoclassical Style Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of mahogany, Neoclassical style armchairs with painted inlay back. Hand painted inlay features cherub and leaf details. Tapered legs and black back spindles. Great age and patin...
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Vintage 1930s American Neoclassical Chairs

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Mahogany

Set of Six Neoclassic Style Painted Dining Chairs
Located in Essex, MA
Curved rectangular crest rail over a lyre form splat, circular seat raised on shaped square tapered legs.
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Antique 1810s French Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

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Other

Set of Six Neoclassical Style Dining Chairs Italian
Located in San Francisco, CA
Set of Six Walnut Neoclassical Dining Chairs with urn carved back splat sitting on four tapering legs. Italian, Circa 1850. The drop in seats recently upholstered.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

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Cherry

Midcentury Set of Four Neoclassical Style Klismos Chairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Stylish set of four Mid-Century Modern klismos chairs made in the neoclassical Greco-Roman taste. The chairs have a dramatic profile with a wide curved tablet back support. The seat ...
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20th Century American Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

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Bronze

12 Dining Chairs in a Neoclassical Style, Sweden Circa 1940
Located in Jersey City, NJ
1940s armless dining height chairs in mahogany wood with square tapered legs joined by an H-shaped stretcher with rosettes on the corners, distressed leather seats and nailheads. 18...
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

Antique American Empire Neoclassical Style Mahogany Claw Foot Chair, 20th C
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique American Empire neoclassical style upholstered occasional armchair offers carved mahogany frame in acanthus form with shaped back and scroll form arms raised on legs with ...
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20th Century American Neoclassical Bergere Chairs

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Wood, Mahogany

Set of 4 Neoclassical Gustavian Style Chairs, Parcel Gilt & Painted, Sphinx Ca
Located in Stamford, CT
Set of 4 carved side chairs, desk chairs, office chairs. Finely detailed set of Neoclassical Gustavian Chairs each in a nice scalamandre fabric having winged sphinxes on the back res...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Neoclassical Side Chairs

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Wood, Paint

Neoclassical Marquetry Desk Chair in the Style of Giuseppe Maggiolini, Italy
Located in Dallas, TX
A spectacular Italian Neoclassical style desk chair, in the manner of Giuseppe Maggiolini, late 19th c. Exquisite marquetry veneer in rosewood, satinwood and other decorative woods. ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Side Chairs

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Brass

Pair of Neoclassical Style Amethyst and Gilt Bronze Chairs
Located in London, GB
Pair of neoclassical style amethyst and gilt bronze chairs. French, 20th century Dimensions: Height 87cm, width 42cm, depth 45cm Crafted from amethyst, these unusual chairs are ...
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20th Century French Empire Side Chairs

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Amethyst, Ormolu

Pair of Italian Neoclassical Style Painted & Gilt Side Chairs, 19th Century
Located in Southampton, NY
Pair of Italian neoclassical gilt side chairs in painted and gilt finish with remnants of fabric still showing. The chairs have a lovely scrolled back and splayed back legs. Front l...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Side Chairs

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Wood

Fine Set of Ten Fine Neoclassical Style Hickory White Dining Chairs
By Hickory White
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A fine set of very well-made Neoclassical Style Dining or Office Chairs each having good size and comfort. Two armchairs and eight side chairs. Fine quality medium Fruitwood tone Neo...
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20th Century American Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

8 Italian Neoclassical Style High Back Lattice and Brass Inlay Dining Chairs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
8 Italian neoclassical style high back lattice and brass inlay dining chairs. Listing includes 8 side chairs, brass inlay, lattice cutout, tall curved backs, solid wood construction,...
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20th Century Italian Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Pair of Late 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Klismos Style Side Chairs
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of Late 18th Century Italian neoclassical Klismos Style side chairs Exceptional pair of dark red varnished side chairs: the wide curving back with frieze decoration, the raked ...
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Antique 1780s Italian Louis XVI Chairs

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Giltwood, Wood

Set of Twelve Italian 19th Century Neoclassical Style Dining Chairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A spectacular and high quality complete set of twelve Italian 19th century Neo-Classical st. patinated and giltwood dining chairs. Each chair is raised by handsome giltwood paw feet ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

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Giltwood, Leather, Wood

Set of 12 Neoclassical Style Grotto Palm Leaf Dining Chair by Tropitone
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Midcentury palm leaf dining room chairs featuring a decorative palm leaf along the back and fabric upholstery seat. Made In Southern California by The Tropitone company as part of th...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Aluminum

Set of Eight Italian 19th Century Neoclassical Style Giltwood Dining Chairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A striking and complete set of eight Italian early 19th century Neo-Classical st. patinated and giltwood dining side chairs from Tuscany. Each chair is raised by patinated fluted leg...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Giltwood

Pair of English Mahogany and Leather Armchairs in the Neoclassical Style
Located in London, GB
A fine pair of armchairs in the neoclassical in the manner of Robert Adam Constructed in mahogany with hand-painted gilt accents and red leather, each with oval backs enclosed wit...
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Antique Late 19th Century Scottish Neoclassical Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany, Giltwood

1950s Maison Jansen Style of Neoclassical Wrought Iron Lyre Arm Back Chair with
By Maison Jansen
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Inspired by Maison Jansen neoclassical wrought iron Lyre arm back chairs with brass swan heads at top round brass rings on arms and brass feet. From a Palm Beach estate meticulously ...
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Mid-20th Century Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

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Iron

Pair of Hollywood Regency Klismos Neoclassical Style Grey Painted Side Chairs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Very nice pair of Vintage Neoclassical / Hollywood Regency Style Klismos Side Chairs with a Greenish Gray Wash Painted Finish. The set features scrolled shapely backs and remarkable...
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20th Century American Hollywood Regency Side Chairs

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Wood

1960s Empire Neoclassical Style Club Chairs, Curved Backs and Fluted Legs, Pair
Located in Miami, FL
1960s Empire Neoclassical Style Club Chairs, Curved Backs, Fluted Legs Offered for sale is a pair of vintage 1960s Empire Neoclassical style accent chairs with curved backs and fl...
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Mid-20th Century Empire Revival Club Chairs

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Velvet, Wood

Set 8 Russian Neoclassic Style Black Lacquer, Bronze Mounted Dining Chairs
Located in Hollywood, FL
Comprising 2 arms and 6 sides, with high upholstered backs and tapering feet with bronze rondels and tapering splayed exaggerated sabots.    
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Vintage 1920s Russian Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Lacquer

High Back French Empire Neoclassical Style Marble Fabric Wing Back Arm Chair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage high back French Empire / neoclassical style lounge chair with marbled fabric. Item features a tall solid carved wood frame, unique upholstered wings, shapely legs, cream dis...
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Vintage 1950s American Empire Lounge Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Pair of French Louis XV Style Chairs, 1950s
Located in Paris, FR
New colorful upholstery is a great contrast to the beautiful old oak in these chairs. The lovely patina evident on the oak feet and structure is enough to convey the half-century of ...
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Vintage 1950s French Neoclassical Chairs

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of French Louis XV Style Chairs, 1950s
  • Pair of French Louis XV Style Chairs, 1950s
  • Pair of French Louis XV Style Chairs, 1950s
  • Pair of French Louis XV Style Chairs, 1950s
H 40.16 in. W 18.51 in. D 16.15 in.
1940s Neo-Classical Style Carved Mahogany Side Chairs, Pair
Located in Kennesaw, GA
This is a pair of carved mahogany neo-classical style side chairs. The backs are carved urns with ram form accents. The striped upholstery is vintage but in good condition. They are ...
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Vintage 1940s American Neoclassical Chairs

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Mahogany

Edward Ferrell French Style Slipper Chair
By Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman 1
Located in Southampton, NJ
Edward Ferrell Ltd. Modern French style slipper chair with Neoclassical styling to the tapered & spade terminated legs. Suitable for a variety of uses including, side, occasional or ...
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2010s American Neoclassical Slipper Chairs

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Abalone, Upholstery, Cherry, Mahogany

  • Edward Ferrell French Style Slipper Chair
  • Edward Ferrell French Style Slipper Chair
  • Edward Ferrell French Style Slipper Chair
  • Edward Ferrell French Style Slipper Chair
H 28.25 in. W 22.50 in. D 23 in.
Set of Four 19th Century Painted Regency Style Neoclassical Armchairs
Located in Essex, MA
Four Nineteenth Century Painted Regency Chairs --Wonderful green Neoclassical Painting --Lion Mask On Back --Caning in good shape
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Chairs

Materials

Beech

1970s Italian Neo-Classical Style Silver Leaf Bergere Chairs, a Pair
Located in Kennesaw, GA
This is a chic pair of Italian neo-classical style silver leaf arm chairs. The cushions are in a neutral flax colored linen and are in very good condition, There are two pairs availa...
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Late 20th Century Italian Neoclassical Chairs

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Linen, Poplar

Maison Baccarat Crystal Room Restaurant Style Set of 6 Nickel Plated Chair
By Chiavari
Located in Miami, FL
Exceptional set of six Italian nickel-plated over Brass Chiavari chairs. Consisting out of 4 Dining Chairs and 2 high back Side Chairs. New light violet silk upholstery. Similar c...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Neoclassical Chairs

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Nickel, Brass

Pair of Neoclassical Style Caned Back Ram's Head Armchairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Tailored stately pair of ebonized bergères. These armchairs feature a caned barrel back including a rounded edge over a coral colored cushioned seat with finely carved ram's head han...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood

Italian Venetian Style Bergére Arm Chair
Located in New York, NY
Italian Venetian-style (19th Century) white and gold painted and carved high back bergère with white upholstery.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Bergere Chairs

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Upholstery, Giltwood

  • Italian Venetian Style Berg√©re Arm Chair
  • Italian Venetian Style Berg√©re Arm Chair
  • Italian Venetian Style Berg√©re Arm Chair
  • Italian Venetian Style Berg√©re Arm Chair
H 45.75 in. W 32.5 in. D 38.5 in.
Maison Baccarat Crystal Room Restaurant Style Nickel Plated Dining Chair Set 10
By Chiavari
Located in Miami, FL
Exceptional set of ten Italian nickel-plated over Brass Chiavari chairs. Consisting out of 6 Dining Chairs and 4 high back Side Chairs. New light violet silk upholstery. Similar c...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Neoclassical Chairs

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Brass, Nickel

Impressive Pair of Neoclassical Style Lacquered Ram's Head Armchairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Tailored stately pair of professionally lacquered bergères. These armchairs feature a barrel back including a rounded edge over an upholstered inset panel with finely carved ram's he...
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Vintage 1960s American Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood

Chair, Elisabeth II of Spain Style, Wood, Textile, Spain, 19th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Carved and polychrome wooden chair with cabriolet legs and openwork backrest which has been decorated with a symmetrical composition of Rococo influence in some details and Neoclassi...
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Antique 19th Century Spanish Neoclassical Chairs

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Other

Set of 4 Klismos-Style Chairs
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Two chairs and two armchairs. Original cognac-coloured leather seats with fine gold embossed frieze. Dimensions provided below are for the armchairs. The chairs measure (in centim...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Wood

  • Set of 4 Klismos-Style Chairs
  • Set of 4 Klismos-Style Chairs
  • Set of 4 Klismos-Style Chairs
  • Set of 4 Klismos-Style Chairs
H 36.23 in. W 22.05 in. D 20.87 in.
Vintage French Style Pr Distressed Painted Armchairs Neoclassical Hollywood Reg
Located in Topeka, KS
Gorgeous pair of vintage French style armchairs with distressed painted finish frames, carved details, down filled seat cushions, & reupholstered in a taupe & floral fabric with a pu...
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Early 20th Century Unknown French Provincial Lounge Chairs

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Wood, Paint, Fabric

Set of 5 Chic Crimson Velvet Chairs in the Style of Maison Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of 5 red chic crimson velvet chairs in the style of Maison Jansen. Very sturdy and comfortable. Original upholstery is vintage but in good condition. They can be reupholstered wi...
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Vintage 1940s French Neoclassical Revival Chairs

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Wood, Giltwood, Upholstery, Velvet

Set of 5 Chic Crimson Velvet Chairs in the Style of Maison Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of 5 red chic crimson velvet chairs in the style of Maison Jansen. Very sturdy and comfortable. Original upholstery is vintage but in good condition. They can be reupholstered wi...
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Vintage 1940s French Neoclassical Revival Chairs

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Wood, Upholstery, Velvet, Giltwood

20th Renaissance Revival Style Pair of White Garden Chairs in Faux Bamboo
Located in Miami, FL
A Renaissance Revival style figural garden armchair offers cast iron construction with scroll and foliate back surmounting pierced seat and raised on foliate form cabriole legs termi...
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Early 20th Century French Neoclassical Revival Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

19th-C. Italian Neo-Classical Style Carved Walnut Arm Chair with Swan Form Arms
Located in Kennesaw, GA
This is an exceptional piece! It is a 19th century Italian neo-classical style carved walnut arm chair with swan form arms. The gilding is worn and enhances the patina. The gray line...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Neoclassical Chairs

Materials

Linen, Walnut

Four Adams Shield-Back Style Chairs
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Mid-20th century Adam-style dining chairs with shield backs, one arm and three side chairs painted white and upholstered in black and white patterned fabric for the seats. Backs have...
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Vintage 1940s American Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Four Adams Shield-Back Style Chairs
  • Four Adams Shield-Back Style Chairs
  • Four Adams Shield-Back Style Chairs
  • Four Adams Shield-Back Style Chairs
H 38 in. W 20.5 in. D 18 in.
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Neoclassic Style Chair For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal neoclassic style chair for your home. Frequently made of wood, fabric and metal, every neoclassic style chair was constructed with great care. There are many kinds of the neoclassic style chair you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each neoclassic style chair bearing Neoclassical, Regency or Louis XVI hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one neoclassic style chair that is appealing in its simplicity, but Baker Furniture Company, Mastercraft and Brown Jordan produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Neoclassic Style Chair?

Prices for a neoclassic style chair start at $405 and top out at $115,000 with the average selling for $3,526.

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.

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