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Pair of French Louis XVI Style 19th Century Painted Armchairs with Carved Decor
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of French Louis XVI style painted wood armchairs from the late 19th century, with carved motifs and new upholstery. Created in France during the 19th century, each of this pai...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Upholstery, Wood, Wood

Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs, 19th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
Pair of Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, 19th century. Upholstered in off-white muslin.
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood

Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs, Medallion Shape Backrest, circa 1880
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs with a flat backrest in a medallion shape. They rest on four legs with fluted shafts. The giltwood is carved with decoration of ribbons, ga...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Giltwood

Pair of Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Southampton, NY
Pair of Louis XVI style armchairs covered in cut velvet fabric. Carved foliage and shell motif at the top. Very good condition. Two small ink stains on seat of one chair.
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Early 2000s American Louis XVI Armchairs

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Velvet

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H 40.75 in. W 26 in. D 22 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Armchairs
By Georges Jacob
Located in PARIS, FR
Beautiful pair of carved and gilded wood Louis XVI style armchairs. The « à la reine » backrest and the curved crosspiece are adorned with a frieze of interlacing enriched with flowe...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Giltwood

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H 40.56 in. W 28.35 in. D 21.66 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Belmont, MA
Pair of Louis XVI fauteuils, giltwood with beautifully carved details. Exquisite original gobelin fabric, the gimp has been replaced. In good condition.
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Antique 1860s French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Giltwood

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H 37 in. W 24 in. D 24 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Pair of Louis XVI style distressed painted armchairs.
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20th Century American Louis XVI Armchairs

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Upholstery, Wood

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H 37.5 in. W 25.25 in. D 17.25 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
A glamorous pair of silvered wood Louis XVI style fauteuils covered in a fabulous glimmering violet glazed linen.
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Vintage 1950s French Armchairs

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H 40.5 in. W 25 in. D 20 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Armchairs, 19th Century, Silk Upholstery
Located in Houston, TX
Excellent pair of armchairs in the Louis XVI style with lovely new white silk Upholstery having a reeded leg and a graceful arm.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Louis XVI Style Armchairs with Blue/Green Animal Print Velvet
Located in South Hamilton, MA
These lovely Louis XVI grey/green painted armchairs are original to the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, circa 1930-1940. They have been lovingly restored and reupholstered with a blue/green a...
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Early 20th Century American Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood

Pair of Louis XVI Style Armchairs/Fauteuils, 19th Century
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely pair of Louis XVI style armchairs with square back with slight oval at the center back. The gilt finish in soft gold patina. Upholstered in silk rose damask. Fabric without s...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Armchairs

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Giltwood

Pair of Painted Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This is a charming pair of Louis XVI style armchairs, painted overall in a putty color and upholstered in a cheery floral chintz. The chairs are 19th century and later painted.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Beech

Pair of Italian Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Pair of Italian Louis XVI style beechwood and walnut armchairs, circa 1970s. Nice finish and upholstery.
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Vintage 1970s European Louis XVI Armchairs

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Upholstery, Wood

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H 37.5 in. W 24.5 in. D 23.75 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Armchairs, France, 19th Century
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Charming and fun pair of armchairs with elegant curved high backs, upholstered in pink velvet with a stitched motif on the backs. Cut-out armrests with finial detail.
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Antique 19th Century French Armchairs

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Wood

Pair of Giltwood Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of giltwood Louis XVI style armchairs with round back, blue upholstery.
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20th Century Italian Louis XVI Armchairs

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Upholstery

Pair of Louis XVI Style Beechwood Armchairs
Located in Locust Valley, NY
A pair of Louis XVI style beechwood armchairs with caned seat and oval back. Newly reupholstered, custom silk lavender check seat cushions.
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20th Century Unknown Louis XVI Armchairs

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Cane, Beech

Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A pair of Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs. The oval backs with attached arms resting on four reeded and tapering legs. The new fabric in a gold and sage damask satin stripe, mid-2...
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Mid-20th Century Egyptian Louis XVI Armchairs

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Damask, Giltwood

Pair of Sloane Louis XVI Style Armchairs
By W. & J. Sloane
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Pair of Sloane Louis XVI style armchairs with down filled cushions. Measures: 20" seat height.
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Mid-20th Century American Louis XVI Armchairs

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Upholstery, Wood, Down

  • Pair of Sloane Louis XVI Style Armchairs
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H 31.5 in. W 24 in. D 24 in.
Pair of Painted Walnut Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Sophisticated pair of painted walnut framed Louis XVI style armchairs is woven stripped chocolate and cream fabric. The light putty gray frames with carved details and tapering reede...
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20th Century Italian Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Louis XVI-Style Oval Back Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Louis XVI-style oval back armchairs with gold upholstery and carved giltwood frame and legs.
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20th Century Louis XVI Armchairs

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Upholstery, Giltwood

Pair of Louis XVI Style Painted Fauteuil Armchairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Whimsical pair of French Louis XVI style painted fauteuil armchairs featuring a white painted frame with a square seat and back. Supported by turned and fluted legs and upholstered i...
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20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood, Fabric

Pair of Beautiful Louis XVI Style Walnut Armchairs
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Pair of 19th century Louis XVI style walnut chairs. The frames are delicately carved and feature a crown at the top, fluted legs and finials, re-upholstered in heavy Italian embroid...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Painted Walnut Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Sophisticated pair of painted walnut framed Louis XVI style armchairs is woven stripped chocolate and cream fabric. The light putty gray frames with carved details and tapering reede...
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20th Century Italian Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Painted Walnut Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Sophisticated pair of painted walnut framed Louis XVI style armchairs is woven stripped chocolate and cream fabric. The light putty gray frames with carved details and tapering reede...
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20th Century Italian Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Painted Walnut Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Sophisticated pair of painted walnut framed Louis XVI style armchairs is woven stripped chocolate and cream fabric. The light putty gray frames with carved details and tapering reede...
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20th Century Italian Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of John Widdicomb Louis XVI Style Armchairs
By John Widdicomb
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Pair of John Widdicomb Louis XVI style armchairs with textured upholstery.
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20th Century American Louis XVI Armchairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, newly upholstered in raw linen.
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Antique 1890s French Louis XV Armchairs

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Giltwood

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H 36.23 in. W 24.41 in. D 20.87 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, newly upholstered in raw linen.
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Antique 1890s French Louis XV Armchairs

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Giltwood

  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
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H 36.23 in. W 24.41 in. D 20.87 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, newly upholstered in raw linen.
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Antique 1890s French Louis XV Armchairs

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Giltwood

  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
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  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
H 36.23 in. W 24.41 in. D 20.87 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, newly upholstered in raw linen.
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Antique 1890s French Louis XV Armchairs

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Giltwood

  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
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  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
H 36.23 in. W 24.41 in. D 20.87 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, newly upholstered in raw linen.
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Antique 1890s French Louis XV Armchairs

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Giltwood

  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
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  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
H 36.23 in. W 24.41 in. D 20.87 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, newly upholstered in raw linen.
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Antique 1890s French Louis XV Armchairs

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Giltwood

  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
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  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
H 36.23 in. W 24.41 in. D 20.87 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, newly upholstered in raw linen.
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Antique 1890s French Louis XV Armchairs

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Giltwood

  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
H 36.23 in. W 24.41 in. D 20.87 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, newly upholstered in raw linen.
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Antique 1890s French Louis XV Armchairs

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Giltwood

  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
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  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
H 36.23 in. W 24.41 in. D 20.87 in.
Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, newly upholstered in raw linen.
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Antique 1890s French Louis XV Armchairs

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Giltwood

  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
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  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
  • Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
H 36.23 in. W 24.41 in. D 20.87 in.
Pair of 19th Century Louis XVI-Style Armchairs
Located in Belmont, MA
Elaborate pair of Louis XVI-style fauteuils, finely carved pearwood. Straight back crowned with wreath, upholstered seat and back, ending on round tapered baluster legs. Originally t...
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Antique 1860s French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Pearwood

Pair of Off-White Painted Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Chicago, IL
Newly upholstered in a green cotton velvet textile. Trim in gray grosgrain ribbon finished with antique brass nailheads.
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Velvet, Wood

Pair of French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bergère Armchairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Exquisite pair of French bergère armchairs or lounge chairs made in the grand Louis XVI taste. Featuring large carved mahogany frames in the style and scale of a marquise bergère wit...
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20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Fabric, Mahogany

Pair of Louis XVI Style Gilded Armchairs by 'Mellier'
By Mellier & Co.
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality pair of late 19th century French gilt fauteuil, each with carved 'C' scroll and foliate decoration to the show-wood, upholstered backs, arm rests and seats. Raise...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Louis XVI Armchairs

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Giltwood

Pair of Maison Jansen Classic Louis XVI Style Armchairs
By Maison Jansen
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A pair of French carved painted walnut Louis XVI style chairs by Maison Jansen. The classic frames with oval backs padded arms and hand tied coil spring seats with original cream b...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Louis XVI Style Cream Painted Armchairs of Fauteuils
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of style Louis XVI armchairs or fauteuils each one finely carved cream painted frames with new upholstery.
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Beech, Upholstery

Pair of Fine Quality Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs
Located in Charleston, SC
An elegant pair of 19th century French Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs or fauteuils. Nicely-carved guilloche patterning on the arms, terminating in scrolls with acanthus leaves. T...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood, Upholstery

Pair of Maison Jansen Classic Louis XVI Style Armchairs
By Maison Jansen
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A pair of French carved painted walnut Louis XVI style chairs by Maison Jansen. The classic frames with oval backs padded arms and hand tied coil spring seats with original cream b...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Maison Jansen Classic Louis XVI Style Armchairs
By Maison Jansen
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A pair of French carved painted walnut Louis XVI style chairs by Maison Jansen. The classic frames with oval backs padded arms and hand tied coil spring seats with original cream b...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bergère Armchairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Impressive pair of mahogany bergère armchairs made in the grand French Louis XVI taste. The bespoke pair of chairs feature a large, generous mahogany frame with a long seat. The back...
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20th Century American Louis XVI Armchairs

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Fabric, Down, Mahogany

Pair of Mid-19th Century Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Beautiful hand carved dark walnut Louis XVI style armchairs from the mid-19th century. The Classic form with hand carved detail all around with robins egg blue leather in good condit...
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Antique 1850s French Louis XVI Armchairs

Pair of Mid-19th Century Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Beautiful hand carved dark walnut Louis XVI style armchairs from the mid-19th century. The Classic form with hand carved detail all around with robins egg blue leather in good condit...
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Antique 1850s French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Pair of Antique Distressed Gilded Louis XVI Style Tapestry Armchairs
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Pair of Louis XVI machine tapestry armchairs with distressed gilt accents.
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20th Century Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

French Pair of Louis XVI Style Marquise Bergere Giltwood Armchairs
Located in Montreal, Quebec
French pair of Louis XVI style marquise bergère armchairs, gilt wood, 19th century. In the clean and classic Louis XVI style, the name Marquise is attributed due to their exceptiona...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood, Velvet

Louis XVI Style French Pair of Carved Walnut Armchairs, 1900s
Located in Miami, FL
Louis XVI style pair of carved armchairs, Spain, 1900s Good antique condition with some minor marks from used and age. Re-upholstered from last owner with high quality fabric, 20/2...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Walnut

Maison Jansen Stamped Pair of Distressed Louis XVI Style Armchairs
By Maison Jansen
Located in Stamford, CT
Maison Jansen stamped pair of distressed Louis XVI style armchairs. This fine pair of Jansen Fauteuils depict the Hollywood glamour ear wonderfully. Having a worn and distressed fini...
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

Pair of Louis XVI style à la Reine armchairs, circa 1900
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of à la Reine Louis XVI style armchairs in carved and grey lacquered wood standing on four fluted tapered legs. Uprights adorned with fusarolles and water leaves friezes, twiste...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood

Pair of Delaisement Cabriolet Armchairs in the Style of Louis XVI
Located in Hamburg, Hamburg
These faithful copies of the delightful En Cabriolet armchairs from the Parisian master Nicolas-Denis Delaisement show very fine decorations and elegant proportions. The carving cons...
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Antique 1780s French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood

Pair of 20th Century Painted Louis XVI Style Armchairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of 20th century painted Louis XVI style armchairs.
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20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood

Pair of French Louis XVI Style Aubusson-Upholstered Giltwood Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of 20th century French Louis XVI style square back open arm chairs with carved giltwood frames, aubusson upholstery, and fluted legs.
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20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Giltwood, Upholstery

Pair of Louis XVI Style French Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of French Louis XVI style armchairs France, circa 1950s.
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Late 20th Century French Armchairs

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Mahogany

Pair of Maison Jansen Louis XVI Style Long Bergere Armchairs
By Maison Jansen
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Magnificent pair of Maison Jansen long or longue bergere armchairs made in the Classic Louis XVI taste. Handcrafted from beech in the style of a duchesse or chaise longue. Featuring ...
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20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Brass

Pair of Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs in Duck Egg Velvet
Located in London, GB
A pair of 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood armchairs, newly upholstered in duck egg velvet.
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Antique 1880s French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Giltwood

Pair of French Louis XVI Style Silver Leaf Metallic Armchairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Dazzling pair of French armchairs featuring carved Louis XVI style frames that have been painstakingly silver leaf finished by hand. The frames have been upholstered with a matching ...
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20th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Silver Leaf, Brass

Pair of 20th Century Neoclassical Louis XVI Style Open Armchairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of 20th century neoclassical Louis XVI style open armchairs Measures: Seat height 17" T, arm height 24.75" T.
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20th Century Louis XVI Armchairs

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Wood

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An assortment of pair of louis xvi style armchairs is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, fabric and upholstery, all pair of louis xvi style armchairs available were constructed with great care. Pair of louis xvi style armchairs have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Pair of louis xvi style armchairs bearing Louis XVI or Hollywood Regency hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Many pair of louis xvi style armchairs are appealing in their simplicity, but Maison Jansen, American of Martinsville and Gianni Versace produced popular pair of louis xvi style armchairs that are worth a look.

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Finding the Right Armchairs for You

Armchairs have run the gamut from prestige to ease and everything in between. 

Long before industrial mass production democratized seating, armchairs conveyed status and power. In ancient Egypt, the commoners took stools, while in early Greece, ceremonial chairs of carved marble were designated for nobility. But the high-backed early thrones of yore, elevated and ornate, were merely grandiose iterations of today’s armchairs. 

Modern-day armchairs, built with functionality and comfort in mind, are now central to tasks throughout your home. Formal dining armchairs support your guests at a table for a cheery feast, a good drafting chair with a deep seat is parked in front of an easel where you create art and, elsewhere, an ergonomic wonder of sorts positions you at the desk for your 9 to 5.

When placed under just the right lamp where you can lounge comfortably, both elbows resting on the padded supports on each side of you, an upholstered armchair — or a rattan armchair for your light-suffused sunroom — can be the sanctuary where you’ll read for hours. If you’re in the mood for company, your velvet chesterfield armchair is a place to relax and be part of the conversation that swirls around you. Maybe the dialogue is about the beloved Papa Bear chair, a mid-century modern masterpiece from Danish carpenter and furniture maker Hans Wegner, and the wingback’s strong association with the concept of cozying up by the fireplace, which we can trace back to its origins in 1600s-era England, when the seat’s distinctive arm protrusions protected the sitter from the heat of the period’s large fireplaces. 

If the fireside armchair chat involves spirited comparisons, your companions will likely probe the merits of antique and vintage armchairs such as Queen Anne armchairs, Victorian armchairs or even Louis XVI armchairs, as well as the pros and cons of restoration versus conservation.

Everyone seems to have a favorite armchair and most people will be all too willing to talk about their beloved design. Whether that’s the unique Favela chair by Brazilian sibling furniture designers Fernando and Humberto Campana, who repurpose everyday objects to artful effect; or Marcel Breuer’s futuristic tubular metal Wassily lounge chair; the functionality-first LC series from Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret; or the Eames lounge chair of the mid-1950s created by Charles and Ray Eames, there is an iconic armchair for everyone and every purpose. Find yours on 1stDibs right now.