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Italy Dining Chairs & Table, Old America, country , White color painted
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Italian early 20th Century Old America country dining chairs and rectangular table, white painted in good conditions. We can sell the chairs and the table separately Measures cm: ta...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Country Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Beech

Pair of 18th Century Venetian Painted Bergere Chairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of 18th century Venetian painted bergere chairs Louis XV style. Please note these items are antiques and are two of a kind.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Rococo Bergere Chairs

Materials

Wood, Upholstery

Set of Eight American Black Lacquered and Gilt Fancy Chairs Baltimore, C. 1810
Located in Charleston, SC
Set of Eight American black lacquered and gilt fancy chairs with painted bird, floral, and shell motif. Two arms and six sides. Chairs have cane seats with upholstered silk cushions....
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Antique 1810s American American Classical Chairs

Materials

Silk, Upholstery, Pine, Giltwood, Lacquer, Paint

Pair of Chairs by Ico Parisi, Cassina Production, Italy, circa 1958
By Ico Parisi
Located in New York, NY
Metal and wood framed low chairs, the seats and backs upholstered in black skai. Literature: Domus # 339 February 1958 page 48.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Metal

Carved and Painted Rural Chair, circa 1910
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A carved and painted folksy chair. Backrest carved and painted as Tyrolian woman. Executed circa 1910, in Austria or Bavaria. Backrest partly with dark staining. Measures: Width 1...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Chairs

Materials

Nutwood, Nutwood

  • Carved and Painted Rural Chair, circa 1910
  • Carved and Painted Rural Chair, circa 1910
  • Carved and Painted Rural Chair, circa 1910
  • Carved and Painted Rural Chair, circa 1910
H 38.59 in. W 16.93 in. D 19.69 in.
Carved and Painted Folksy Chair, circa 1910
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A carved and painted folksy chair. Backrest carved and painted as Tyrolian farmer. Executed, circa 1910, in Austria or Bavaria. Measures: Width 16.93" (43cm) Height 37.01" (94cm)...
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Early 20th Century Swiss Black Forest Chairs

Materials

Nutwood, Nutwood

  • Carved and Painted Folksy Chair, circa 1910
  • Carved and Painted Folksy Chair, circa 1910
  • Carved and Painted Folksy Chair, circa 1910
  • Carved and Painted Folksy Chair, circa 1910
H 37.01 in. W 16.93 in. D 19.69 in.
"Hungry" Upholstered Chair with Painted Steel Frame & Base by Moroso for Diesel
By Diesel Creative Team 1, Moroso
Located in New York, NY
"Hungry" is a chair, designed by Diesel Creative Team and manufactured by Moroso, featuring injected flame-retardant foam over internal steel frame and varnished steel base. Availabl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chairs

Materials

Steel

19th Century French Louis XVI Pair of Petite Hand Painted Side Chairs "Lyre"
Located in CH
Pair of petite French Louis XVI side chairs made of natural carved wood, hand painted in light green with Lyre backrest. There is also a hand carved and painted bench that matches pe...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Side Chairs

Materials

Wood

Beetle Meeting Chair, Fully Upholstered, 4 Legs with Castors
By Gubi, GamFratesi Design Studio
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Beetle chair has since its introduction in 2013 being well received by end-consumers as well as interior architects. Due to its appealing design, outstanding comfort and unique c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

3D Meeting Chair, Front Upholstered, Black Swivel Base
By Gubi, Komplot Design
Located in Berkeley, CA
The GUBI chair by Komplot Design is the first furniture design to be based on the innovative technique of molding three-dimensional veneer. The 3D design gives the chair a comfortabl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

Beetle Meeting Chair, Un-Upholstered, 4 Legs with Castors
By Gubi, GamFratesi Design Studio
Located in Berkeley, CA
With the introduction of the un-upholstered Beetle chair, the collection has bloomed into a chair series with unlimited possibilities. The Beetle chair is no longer only an upholster...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

2000s Henrik Bønnelycke Sculptural Lounge Chair and Ottoman
By Nelo, Henrik Bonnelycke
Located in Knebel, DK
Sculptural lounge chair and ottoman designed by Danish architect Henrik Bønnelycke for Nelo in 2003. The white lounge chair and ottoman are made in solid wood upholstered in white l...
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Early 2000s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood, Paint

Martin Eisler and Carlo Hauner Rare 'Concha' Armchair for Forma Brazil, 1950s
By Forma Brazil, Carlo Hauner, Martin Eisler
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Just arrived from Rio de Janeiro, this rare 1950s armchair by Martin Eisler and Carlo Hauner for Forma Brazil encapsulates the quality and innovation of their designs. This elegant '...
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Vintage 1950s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Metal

Machine Age Art Deco McKay Craft Streamline Pair of Cantilevered Lounge Chairs
By William R. Mcgowan, McKay Furniture Corp.
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco McKay Craft streamline pair of cantilevered lounge chairs. PRICE REDUCED Fully-restored condition. Re-plated polished chrome original steel frames, new black h...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Armchairs

Materials

Chrome, Enamel, Steel

Painted 19th century Folk Art Child's Chair
Located in Troy, NY
Adorable, unusual small chair, with one armrest, containing a small compartment. The original paint beautifully worn and faded (minor retouching and over paint on the bottom stretche...
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Antique 19th Century Scandinavian Folk Art Painted Furniture

Materials

Pine

American Painted Adirondack Twig Rocking Chair
Located in Stamford, CT
A painted green twig chair assumed to be from the Adirondacks, circa early 20th century.
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Vintage 1910s American Adirondack Painted Furniture

Materials

Twig

Early 19th Century N.E. Painted Child's Windsor Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Early 19th century painted child's windsor chair in good condition. The chair has a second generation painted surface.
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Antique Early 19th Century American Country Painted Furniture

Materials

Pine

Pair of English Regency Serpentine Painted Arm Chairs. Circa 1815
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of English Regency serpentine splat back hand painted arm chairs with floral ribbon, swags, tassels, and medallion motif. Pair has scrolled arms with painted floral medallions,...
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Antique 1810s English Regency Painted Furniture

Materials

Beech, Paint, Upholstery

19th Century Original Blue and White Painted Rocking Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine example of Folk Art painted rocking chair. This handwoven splint seat is also original and in very good condition. This rocking chair was found in New England. Wonderful wo...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Adirondack Painted Furniture

Materials

Wood

Rare 18th Century Low Back Original Red Painted Windsor Rocking Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine example of 18th century Folk Art or very rare Americana. This chair was made to fall below the chair rail in the early 18th century homes. Much more unusual to be in the fo...
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Antique Mid-18th Century American Folk Art Painted Furniture

Materials

Wood

Original Black Painted Step Down New England Windsor Chair, Dated 1812
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a amazing untouched black painted Windsor chair from New England is in untouched amazing surface with a date of 1812 on the reverse back splash. The condition is very good an...
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Antique 1810s American Country Painted Furniture

Materials

Wood

Set of 6 Salmon-Painted, Pennsylvania Decorated Chairs with Roses, 1845-65
Located in York County, PA
SET OF 6 SALMON PAINTED, PLANK-SEAT, LYRE BACK, PENNSYLVANIA CHAIRS WITH YELLOW STRIPING AND ROSE DECORATION, CA 1845-1865: Set of 6 paint-decorated, Pennsylvania, plank-seated chai...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Painted Furniture

Materials

Wood

19th Century Original Paint Decorated Captains Chair with Eagle and Stars
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This amazing all original painted and decorated sea captains chair from New England. This chair has the original gilded surface and a red painted base. This plank seat chair is in gr...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American American Classical Painted Furniture

Materials

Pine

Set of Six, Green, Plant-Seated, Lyre Back, Pennsylvania Chairs
Located in York County, PA
SET OF 6, GREEN, PLANK-SEATED, LYRE BACK, PENNSYLVANIA CHAIRS WITH YELLOW STRIPING, CA 1850-1880: Set of six paint-decorated, Pennsylvania, plank-seated chairs, in kelly green, deco...
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Antique 1850s American Painted Furniture

Materials

Wood

Set of Four 20th Century Rush Seat Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of four barrel back rush chairs in great condition. These four super comfortable original worn surface rush seat and back chairs. The condition is very strong and sturdy. The pai...
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Early 20th Century American Adirondack Painted Furniture

Materials

Wood

French Chair by The Mac
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The chair itself is French, However; The Mac is a visual artist from California. His primary medium is painting, he also works in sculpture, jewelry making, and mixed media work. The...
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2010s American Other Painted Furniture

Materials

Giltwood

  • French Chair by The Mac
  • French Chair by The Mac
  • French Chair by The Mac
  • French Chair by The Mac
H 38.5 in. W 22.5 in. D 22 in.
Pair of Old Punjabi Handcrafted Wooden Tribal Wedding Chairs
Located in Leuven , BE
A pair of old Punjabi handcrafted wooden tribal wedding chairs with intricate woven rope seating. The chairs are hand painted in vibrant reds and blacks slightly fading. The minor lo...
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Antique Late 19th Century Indian Painted Furniture

Materials

Rope, Wood

Rajasthani Indian Style Side Moorish Chair
By Southeast Asia
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Rajasthani low Moorish chair with happy colors, pink orange and gold, with small brass bells and cane seat. Great for kids, Moroccan room or a yoga room. Midcentury low chair with ro...
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Early 20th Century Indian Bohemian Painted Furniture

Materials

Cane, Wood

  • Rajasthani Indian Style Side Moorish Chair
  • Rajasthani Indian Style Side Moorish Chair
  • Rajasthani Indian Style Side Moorish Chair
  • Rajasthani Indian Style Side Moorish Chair
H 37.5 in. W 20 in. D 20 in.
Early 20th Century Guatemalan Child's Chair
Located in Chicago, IL
Crafted in the early 20th century, this petite Guatemalan children's chair charms with its playful asymmetry and richly textured surface. Influenced by Spanish Colonial furniture des...
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Early 20th Century Guatemalan Rustic Painted Furniture

Materials

Wood

  • Early 20th Century Guatemalan Child's Chair
  • Early 20th Century Guatemalan Child's Chair
  • Early 20th Century Guatemalan Child's Chair
  • Early 20th Century Guatemalan Child's Chair
H 16.5 in. W 13.25 in. D 12 in.
Romantic Unique Hand Decorated "Throne Chair" Arts & Crafts Rhode Island
Located in Shelburne, VT
From an important thirty year old New England collection of hand decorated pyrography Arts & Crafts furnishings. Unique work of art with a Rhode Island origin. A romantic hand ...
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Early 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Painted Furniture

Materials

Wood

Amazing Early 19th Century Child's Thumbtack/Arrowback Windsor Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is one of the best examples of an early 19th century great form arrow back child's windsor chair. The undisturbed surface is the very best. This chair is strong and sturdy condi...
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Antique Early 19th Century American Country Painted Furniture

Materials

Pine

Regency Painted Chair
Located in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire
A Regency chair with finely painted chinoiserie decoration. Old metal braces - please see photo. Margaret Jourdain's - Regency Furniture illustrates a very similar chair: Fig. 94
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Chairs

Materials

Beech

  • Regency Painted Chair
  • Regency Painted Chair
  • Regency Painted Chair
  • Regency Painted Chair
H 34.5 in. W 18 in. D 20 in.
Black Painted Chair
Located in Meyrin, CH
Black painted chair.
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Vintage 1970s European Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Black Painted Chair
  • Black Painted Chair
  • Black Painted Chair
  • Black Painted Chair
H 29.93 in. Dm 13 in.
Suite of Antique Painted Chairs
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Six, hand carved, painted, and parcel gilt, turn-of-the-century Italian chairs in creme. The pierced, sculptural backsplat and serpentine arms above tapered legs. Acquired from a pri...
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Chairs

Materials

Wood, Wood, Wood

  • Suite of Antique Painted Chairs
  • Suite of Antique Painted Chairs
  • Suite of Antique Painted Chairs
  • Suite of Antique Painted Chairs
H 36 in. W 23.25 in. D 23 in.
Do More Office Chair Mid-Century Modern Industrial, USA
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration, a Do More Office Chair Mid-Century Modern industrial era. Domore Chair Company, Inc. (also referred to as Do-More or Do/More) was founded in 1922 by Willia...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Steel

Napoleon III Painted Chair, France, 1850s
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Napoleon III painted chair, France, 1850s.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Napoleon III Painted Chair, France, 1850s
  • Napoleon III Painted Chair, France, 1850s
  • Napoleon III Painted Chair, France, 1850s
  • Napoleon III Painted Chair, France, 1850s
H 30.71 in. W 18.9 in. D 17.72 in.
Michael Taylor Style Painted Chair with Chartreuse Velvet
By Michael Taylor
Located in Locust Valley, NY
Michael Taylor style painted spoon chair, newly upholstered in chartreuse velvet.
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Mid-20th Century American Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Pair of Regency Faux Bamboo Painted Chairs
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of Regency faux bamboo painted chairs in original paint. Hand carved (circa 1810-1830) with quatrefoil and painted line decoration along back. Sold together and priced $2,900 fo...
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Antique 1820s English Regency Side Chairs

Materials

Cane, Wood, Paint

  • Pair of Regency Faux Bamboo Painted Chairs
  • Pair of Regency Faux Bamboo Painted Chairs
  • Pair of Regency Faux Bamboo Painted Chairs
  • Pair of Regency Faux Bamboo Painted Chairs
H 33 in. W 16.5 in. D 19 in.
19th Century Set of Four English Small Painted Chairs
Located in Vista, CA
Set of four small painted chairs with mustard colored paint.
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Antique Late 19th Century Great Britain (UK) Chairs

Materials

Paint, Wood, Fabric

Pair of Louis XVI Style Painted Chairs
Located in Livingston, NJ
Stunning pair of French painted bergère chairs. These chairs feature beautifully carved frames with an antique white finish. Typical of Louis XVI, the legs are fluted and the back is...
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Late 20th Century American Louis XVI Bergere Chairs

Materials

Fruitwood

  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Painted Chairs
  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Painted Chairs
  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Painted Chairs
  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Painted Chairs
H 38 in. W 26 in. D 30 in.
Pair of 19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of 19th century French Louis XVI painted chairs are perfect for adding an opulent touch to your decor, while simultaneously providing a soft visual accent, thanks to the painted...
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Antique 1890s French Louis XVI Chairs

Materials

Wood, Wood

Eigth Louis XVI Painted Chairs, 18th Century
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Five stamped by Marc Gautron cabinetmaker. Upholstered in brown velvet. French.   
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Antique 18th Century French Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Wood

  • Eigth Louis XVI Painted Chairs, 18th Century
  • Eigth Louis XVI Painted Chairs, 18th Century
  • Eigth Louis XVI Painted Chairs, 18th Century
  • Eigth Louis XVI Painted Chairs, 18th Century
H 33.86 in. W 18.12 in. D 17.72 in.
Silver Painted Grotto Shell Chair
Located in Locust Valley, NY
Painted silver grotto shell chair with Fortuny fabric seat in coral tone.
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Mid-20th Century Hollywood Regency Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Paint

  • Silver Painted Grotto Shell Chair
  • Silver Painted Grotto Shell Chair
  • Silver Painted Grotto Shell Chair
  • Silver Painted Grotto Shell Chair
H 36.5 in. W 18 in. D 16 in.
Set of Four Italian 19th Century Gilt and Painted Chairs
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Stunning set of four Italian early 19th century chairs with original gilt and paint. Wonderful design and shape. Upholstered by us in an antique linen.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Chairs

Materials

Linen, Giltwood, Paint

Antique Painted Wooden Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Two antique painted wooden chairs from Honduras. These are sold separately. Please refer to left or right when purchasing. Remnants of paint, left chair shows old repair on front lef...
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Early 20th Century Honduran Rustic Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Antique Painted Wooden Chairs
  • Antique Painted Wooden Chairs
  • Antique Painted Wooden Chairs
  • Antique Painted Wooden Chairs
H 36 in. W 18.5 in. D 17.25 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Oval Back Painted Chairs
Located in New Orleans, LA
Pair of LouisXVI style Italian pained oval back chairs with cane back and seats.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Louis XVI Chairs

Pair of Italian Mid-18th Century Venetian St. Hand Painted Chairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A beautiful and extremely charming pair of Italian mid 18th century Venetian St. patinated wood, giltwood, and hand-painted chairs. Each chair is raised by the most elegant tapered c...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Chairs

Materials

Wood, Giltwood

Vintage Orange Painted Iron Occasional Chair
Located in Houston, TX
A delightful vintage orange painted iron occasional chair with upholstered oatmeal linen seat cushion with long ballet ties.
Category

Mid-20th Century Chairs

Materials

Iron

Four Painted Swedish Chairs
Located in Vista, CA
Set of four painted Swedish chairs, circa 1880.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Four Painted Swedish Chairs
  • Four Painted Swedish Chairs
  • Four Painted Swedish Chairs
  • Four Painted Swedish Chairs
H 32 in. W 19 in. D 17 in.
Grain Painted Scottish Chair
Located in Hudson, NY
An Early 20th Century Example with Great Modern Lines. This Chair sits Comfortably and has a Sublime Form and Design From Scotland ,it is a Fine Example of the Early 20th Century Form
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Early 20th Century British Minimalist Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Grain Painted Scottish Chair
  • Grain Painted Scottish Chair
  • Grain Painted Scottish Chair
  • Grain Painted Scottish Chair
H 31.5 in. W 24 in. D 18 in.
Regency Style Parcel Ebonized Painted Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Regency style parcel ebonized paint decorated chairs, 20th century, the four side chairs with foliate motifs throughout over parcel ebonized frames. Measures: 29” H x 39” W x 21.25” D.
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20th Century Unknown Regency Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

Set of 6 Spindle Back Painted Chairs
Located in Pasadena, CA
A set of 6 petite Spindle-back chairs finished in their original cream paint finish. Highlights in gold. Upholstered in a "carpet design" tapestry fabric.
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Vintage 1950s French Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Set of 6 Spindle Back Painted Chairs
  • Set of 6 Spindle Back Painted Chairs
  • Set of 6 Spindle Back Painted Chairs
  • Set of 6 Spindle Back Painted Chairs
H 35.5 in. W 17 in. D 15.5 in.
Set of Four Black Painted Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of four rounded black painted cafe chairs with high arms.
Category

Early 20th Century Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Set of Four Black Painted Chairs
  • Set of Four Black Painted Chairs
  • Set of Four Black Painted Chairs
  • Set of Four Black Painted Chairs
H 28 in. W 17 in. D 16 in.
French Mid-19th Century Louis XVI Style Child's Painted Chair
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A charming French mid-19th century Louis XVI style child's painted chair. The chair is raised by circular tapered fluted legs below rosettes. The apron decorated by a carved fluted a...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chairs

Materials

Wood

Adams Style Painted Caned Side Chairs a Pair
Located in Rochester, NY
Antique Adams style side chairs. Finely hand painted. Caned backs and seats. Blue, cream, and gold brocade cushions. With silk cords and tassels, circa 1900. Upholstery in like new c...
Category

Antique Early 1900s European Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood, Paint

Set of Six Spanish Painted Chair
Located in New Orleans, LA
Belle Epoch charming Spanish dining chairs.
Category

Early 20th Century Spanish Dining Room Chairs

  • Set of Six Spanish Painted Chair
  • Set of Six Spanish Painted Chair
  • Set of Six Spanish Painted Chair
  • Set of Six Spanish Painted Chair
H 48.5 in. W 18.75 in. D 17 in.
Hand Painted Rajasthani Side Chair
By Southeast Asia
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Anglo Rajasthani low chair with red, green, black and gold, with caned handwoven leather seat. An antique Indian rustic low wooden chair from the 19th century. Charming our eyes wit...
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Early 20th Century Indian Agra Chairs

Materials

Cane, Wood

  • Hand Painted Rajasthani Side Chair
  • Hand Painted Rajasthani Side Chair
  • Hand Painted Rajasthani Side Chair
  • Hand Painted Rajasthani Side Chair
H 29 in. W 21 in. D 21 in.
French Original Painted Salon Chairs
Located in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Good set of four original painted 18th century French salon chairs, 1780. Seat height 16.5 inches. Dimensions: 23 inches (58 cms) wide 19 inches (48 cms) deep 35 inches (89 ...
Category

Antique 18th Century French Chairs

Materials

Oak

  • French Original Painted Salon Chairs
  • French Original Painted Salon Chairs
  • French Original Painted Salon Chairs
  • French Original Painted Salon Chairs
H 35 in. W 23 in. D 19 in.
New England Painted Desk Chair, circa 1840
Located in Plymouth, MA
Exceptional early New England handmade desk chair. Purpose built with perfect symmetry. The lines and scale of this piece make it without a doubt the best one we have ever seen. Inta...
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Antique 1840s American Chairs

Materials

Wood

Neo-Classical Painted Arm Chair
Located in Atlanta, GA
Neo-Classical Painted Arm Chair, padded backrest and seat, raised on saber legs.
Category

Mid-20th Century Chairs

Materials

Wood

  • Neo-Classical Painted Arm Chair
  • Neo-Classical Painted Arm Chair
  • Neo-Classical Painted Arm Chair
  • Neo-Classical Painted Arm Chair
H 40 in. W 25 in. D 26 in.
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Painted Chair For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal painted chair for your home. Each painted chair for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and fabric. Find 1382 options for an antique or vintage painted chair now, or shop our selection of 258 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect painted chair — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A painted chair, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Louis XVI or Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one painted chair that is appealing in its simplicity, but Lorenz+Kaz, Bellavista e Piccini and Sotow produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Painted Chair?

The average selling price for a painted chair at 1stDibs is $2,710, while they’re typically $92 on the low end and $72,500 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality lounge furniture cannot be overstated. Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other seating — 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 styles in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other furnishings — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring 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.