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Pair of Wing Back Chairs
Located in East Hampton, NY
A great pair of open arm antique wing chairs newly reupholstered in white linen.
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Antique Late 19th Century Armchairs

Materials

Linen, Mahogany

  • Pair of Wing Back Chairs
  • Pair of Wing Back Chairs
  • Pair of Wing Back Chairs
  • Pair of Wing Back Chairs
H 44.5 in. W 26 in. D 25.5 in.
Pair of Wing Back Slipper Chairs
Located in East Hampton, NY
Unique pair of armless wing back slipper chairs newly upholstered in natural linen.
Category

Mid-20th Century Slipper Chairs

Materials

Linen

  • Pair of Wing Back Slipper Chairs
  • Pair of Wing Back Slipper Chairs
  • Pair of Wing Back Slipper Chairs
  • Pair of Wing Back Slipper Chairs
H 42 in. W 24 in. D 28 in.
Rare Pair of Wing Back Chiavarine "Super Leggera" Chairs, Italy, 1950s
By Fratelli Levaggi
Located in New York, NY
Pristine original cane upholstery patinated "bois noirci" structure feather light chairs.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Chairs

Materials

Cane, Rush, Wood

Pair of 1950's Velvet Wing Back Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A stunning and very unusual pair of wing back armchairs, these date from the 1950-60’s. They are of generous proportions and are very comfortable. They have a wonderful shape, wit...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Velvet

Pair of High Back Wing Armchairs
Located in Cheshire, GB
Mahogany framed armchair the high arched back above winging out swept scroll arms and removable cushion. Raised up on carved legs joined by an arched and carved front stretcher termi...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Armchairs

Materials

Mahogany

  • Pair of High Back Wing Armchairs
  • Pair of High Back Wing Armchairs
  • Pair of High Back Wing Armchairs
  • Pair of High Back Wing Armchairs
H 55 in. W 32 in. D 33 in.
Pair of Italian Wing Back Chairs
By Gio Ponti
Located in Redding, CT
Amazing sleek and sexy Italian High back chairs. Not your traditional wing back. More narrow and upright . Missing one cushion but easy to match. Use the other cushion as a template....
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Vintage 1980s Italian Hollywood Regency Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

  • Pair of Italian Wing Back Chairs
  • Pair of Italian Wing Back Chairs
  • Pair of Italian Wing Back Chairs
  • Pair of Italian Wing Back Chairs
H 48 in. W 26 in. D 29 in.
Pair of Large Contemporary Wing Back Chairs
Located in Pasadena, TX
Pair of contemporary wing back chairs Pair of over sized traditional style wing back chairs. Soft chenille in a paisley pattern. Measures: 36" W x 32" D x 36" H SH: 18" AH:...
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21st Century and Contemporary American American Classical Lounge Chairs

Materials

Chenille

Pair of Duresta Leather Wing Back Armchairs
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
For sale is a good quality pair of Durester hand dyed leather wing back armchairs, both in very good condition.   
Category

20th Century English Armchairs

Materials

Leather

Pair of Large Barrel Back Wing Chairs
Located in Stamford, CT
Mid-20th century pair of large barrel back wing chairs. Tufted back.  
Category

20th Century Wingback Chairs

Materials

Linen

  • Pair of Large Barrel Back Wing Chairs
  • Pair of Large Barrel Back Wing Chairs
  • Pair of Large Barrel Back Wing Chairs
  • Pair of Large Barrel Back Wing Chairs
H 45 in. W 33 in. D 21 in.
Pair of Antique Wing Back Armchairs by Hille
Located in London, GB
An amazing and very rare pair of antique wing back armchairs by Ray & Solomon Hille. They were made in England, and date from around the 1920’s. The quality is fantastic, with ver...
Category

Early 20th Century English Queen Anne Armchairs

Materials

Wool, Walnut

Fabulous Pair of Italian High Back Wing Chairs
By Gio Ponti
Located in Dallas, TX
Large-scale club chairs in the spirit of Gio Ponti, Paolo Buffa, Carlo Mollino with high backs and great detailing. Tapered wood cone feet and chenille woven upholstery. Very good qu...
Category

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

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Pair of Antique Swedish Leather Wing Back Armchairs
Located in London, GB
A very stylish and comfortable pair of vintage Swedish leather armchairs with small wings. They were recently imported from Sweden, and date from around the 1950’s. The quality is...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Chippendale Wingback Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Pair of Paolo Buffa Wing Back Lounge Chairs
By Paolo Buffa
Located in London, GB
A pair of Italian wing back lounge chairs by Paolo Buffa, in walnut. Extremely comfortable and newly upholstered in ivory boucle.
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Walnut

  • Pair of Paolo Buffa Wing Back Lounge Chairs
  • Pair of Paolo Buffa Wing Back Lounge Chairs
  • Pair of Paolo Buffa Wing Back Lounge Chairs
  • Pair of Paolo Buffa Wing Back Lounge Chairs
H 38.59 in. W 26.78 in. D 31.11 in.
Pair of Italian 1950's Wing High Back Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
A pair of sculptural Italian 1950's wing high back arm chairs; supported on elegant walnut legs the front straight and ending in brass sabot and the back sabre shaped. The strong lin...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of French Style Wing Backs with Domed and Tufted Back
Located in Houston, TX
Early 20th century Each with a slightly domed and tufted back joined by shaped Sides and out scrolled arms to the cushioned seat, raised on cabriole legs Joined by an H-formed stre...
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Early 20th Century French Wingback Chairs

Materials

Fruitwood

Pair of Large French Upholstered Wing Back Arm Chairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of very nice French upholstered wing back chairs, the gilt frame with scroll carved cresting and acanthus arms, serpentine frieze on cabriole legs, loose seat cushion, Measure...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XIV Lounge Chairs

Materials

Giltwood

Pair of Petite Wing Back Chairs with Matching Ottomans
Located in Redding, CT
Pair of petite wing back chairs with matching ottomans. Whimsical fabric with quilted type design. Some wear to upholstery piping and fading to upholstery. Solid construction. Meas...
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Vintage 1980s Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Wood, Upholstery

Pair of Organic Modern Rattan High Back Wing Chairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Mid-Century Modern pair of high back wing chairs constructed from rattan and wicker. Made in the organic modern style featuring a large bent rattan frame with open fretwork geometric...
Category

20th Century Organic Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Bamboo, Wicker, Rattan

Pair of Flame Stitch High Back Square Wing Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Amazing pair! These high back chairs are done in a bold orange and red flame stitch. Down filled seat cushions - upholstery is immaculate!
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Pair of French Louis XVI Style Wing Back Chairs
Located in Houston, TX
Newly upholstered pair of painted Louis XVI style chairs. Finely carved frame with a gadrooned scalloped edge. Roses carved at the crest. Lovely reeded leg.
Category

Late 20th Century French Wingback Chairs

Materials

Fruitwood

Pair of Large Impressive High Back Distressed Carved Framed Wing Back Armchairs
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of large impressive high back distressed carved framed wing back armchairs in a fine fabric.
Category

Mid-20th Century Louis XVI Armchairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Customazible Pair of Danish Wing Back Chairs with Teak Frame
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pair of lounge chairs, teak, off-white upholstery, Denmark, 1950s Danish wingback chairs with dynamic teak frame. The seat and backrest are slightly tilted which results in great co...
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Teak

Pair of Vintage Painted French Style Wing Back Bergere Chairs
Located in Brea, CA
Pair of painted French style wing back bergere chairs Vintage wing backs have been painted in a soft oyster white with distressed edges, and gilt peeking through. Upholstered in a ...
Category

20th Century Louis XV Wingback Chairs

Materials

Cotton, Wood

Pair of Frits Henningsen High Back Wing Chairs, Denmark, 1950
By Frits Henningsen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of Frits Henningsen high back wing chairs, Denmark, 1950. Newly upholstered and refinished.
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Armchairs

Materials

Leather

Pair of Danish Mission-Style Oak Slat Back Wing Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Mission-style (possibly Danish) oak wing and open slat back armchairs. (priced as pair).   
Category

20th Century Mission Armchairs

Materials

Slate

Italian Wing-Back Armchairs in the Style of Ponti, Pair
By Gio Ponti
Located in East Hampton, NY
Really clean and defined lines, these armchairs with sculptural winged headrest and turned wood feet, are upholstered in a heather velvet with dark gray leather piping. Very comforta...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Pair of Petite Mid Century Wing Back Armchairs in White Damask
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Beautiful and elegant in their size combined with damask upholstery. Well constructed wood frames that support the tall back well, very comfortable.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Queen Anne Wingback Chairs

Materials

Damask, Maple

Pair of 2007 Restored George Smith Tom Dixon Wing Back Armchairs
By George Smith, Tom Dixon
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning pair of fully restored original edition 2007 Tom Dixon George Smith wingback armchairs RRP £16,000 Inspired by the traditional 17t...
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20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Beech, Oak, Upholstery

Pair of 19th Century French Empire Mahogany Wing-Back Armchairs
Located in Troy, NY
Exceptional Pair of late Empire Period Chairs, of Comfortable Size and Flowing Movement of Form. The accentuated wings beautifully complementing the wavy movement of the back and bac...
Category

Antique 19th Century French Empire Wingback Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Louis XV Style High Back Lounge or Wing Chairs
Located in Stamford, CT
A pair of Louis XV style high back lounge or wing chairs. This pair of finely carved solid wooden Lounge Chairs would make a statement in any Living room or Office setting. The green...
Category

Late 20th Century Louis XV Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood

Sculptural Pair of 1940s Barrel Back Wing Chairs In Ivory Moire'
Located in Chicago, IL
An elegant and unusual pair of wing chairs with curvaceous lines. The original upholstery is skirted, but the brass inlaid mahogany legs are quite nice in their own right. Wonderful ...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Georgian Wingback Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Italian Post-War '1950s' High Wing Back Side Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian Post-War (1950s) high wing back side chairs with a light citron green velvet upholstery supported on metal cylindrical legs.  
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Post-Modern Side Chairs

Materials

Metal

Pair of Large 1920s English Wing Back Chairs Upholstered in Neutral Linen
Located in London, GB
A large scale pair of upholstered English wing chairs dating from the 1920s. These impressive chairs are upholstered in neutral slightly coarse linen with feather cushions and oak c...
Category

Early 20th Century British Baroque Wingback Chairs

Materials

Oak, Linen

Rare Pair of 2007 George Smith Kilim Tom Dixon Wing Back Armchairs
By George Smith, Tom Dixon
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning pair of fully restored original edition 2007 Tom Dixon George Smith wingback armchairs with Kilim upholstery RRP £18,000 I have tw...
Category

20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Beech, Oak

20th Century Pair Of American Queen Anne Style Wing Back Chairs
By Sam Moore Furniture Co.
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
20th Century Pair Of American Queen Anne Style Wood Frame Upholstered Slip Cover Wing Back Arm Chairs. Features the original upholstery fabric in tact with newly made white denim and...
Category

20th Century American Queen Anne Wingback Chairs

Materials

Wood, Fabric, Paint

Newly Restored Pair of High Back Wing Lounge Chairs by Adrian Pearsall, 1950s
By Craft Associates, Adrian Pearsall
Located in Berlin, DE
An absolutely gorgeous design, this wingback armchair designed by Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates is sure to be a conversation piece. Upholstered in Dedar fabric. This is Adrian...
Category

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

Materials

Fabric, Upholstery, Wood

Pair of 1940s Italian Wing Armchairs Light Blue Tufted Back by Paolo Buffa
By Paolo Buffa
Located in London, GB
A great pair of 1940s wing armchairs, Italian design by Poalo Buffa. Tufted back, light blue fabric upholstery tapered cone shaped dark wooden feet, completely re upholstered to con...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Hardwood

Fritz Hansen, Pair of High & Low Back Wing Chair in Shearling, Denmark, 1940s
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Berlin, DE
Large high back wing with matching low back wing easy chair by Fritz Hansen, version of the model 1672, executed in Denmark, 1940s. New reupholstered in New Zealand shearling, deep ...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

Materials

Lambskin, Oak

Pair of Large Italian Mid-Century Modern Wing Back Lounge Chairs, Carlo Mollino
By Carlo Mollino
Located in New York, NY
Stunning pair of large Italian Mid-Century Modern wing back armchairs, lounge chairs or club chairs with an angular wood structure attributed to Carlo Mollino. Incredible form and li...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Wood

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern Wing Back Lounge Chairs by Paolo Buffa
By Paolo Buffa
Located in New York, NY
Elegant pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern wingback / armchairs by Paolo Buffa. These chairs are large, deep and comfortable; they have a similar line as highback armchairs desig...
Category

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

Materials

Upholstery, Hardwood

Pair of Large Italian Mid-Century Modern Wing-back Lounge Chairs, Carlo Mollino
Located in New York, NY
Stunning pair of large Italian Mid-Century Modern wing back armchairs, lounge chairs or club chairs with an angular wood structure attributed to Carlo Mollino. Incredible form and li...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Hardwood

Pair of Wing Back Chairs in the Manner of Gio Ponti
By Melchiorre Bega, Gio Ponti, Avigdor
Located in LOS ANGELES, CA
A pair of wing back chairs in the manner of Gio Ponti. These distinctive chairs are covered in Gio Ponti's "La Conversazione Classica" fabric produced by Avigdor and identical to the...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Brass

Pair of Wing Back Chairs by Tommi Parzinger
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in New York, NY
Pair of upholstered chairs with dramatic wing back and mahogany legs
Category

Vintage 1950s American Wingback Chairs

Materials

Wood, Fabric

A pair of large wing back armchairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of large wing back armchairs Circa 1920's
Category

Early 20th Century British Wingback Chairs

  • A pair of large wing back armchairs
  • A pair of large wing back armchairs
  • A pair of large wing back armchairs
  • A pair of large wing back armchairs
H 41 in. W 37 in. D 36 in.
Pair of Morris Winged Back Armchairs
By Modern Living Supplies
Located in New York, NY
Solid handcrafted walnut open framed winged back armchair with tight upholstery outfitted with natural down loose back pillow. Solid walnut construction shown with natural finish. ...
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

  • Pair of Morris Winged Back Armchairs
  • Pair of Morris Winged Back Armchairs
  • Pair of Morris Winged Back Armchairs
  • Pair of Morris Winged Back Armchairs
H 36 in. W 31 in. D 32 in.
Pair of Morton Curved Back Wing Chairs
By Modern Living Supplies
Located in New York, NY
Sculpted high back armchair. The chair is detailed with single loose down feather seat cushion on solid turned legs. Seat height 18”. Seat depth 22”. COM requirements: 6 yards 5%...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Maple

  • Pair of Morton Curved Back Wing Chairs
  • Pair of Morton Curved Back Wing Chairs
  • Pair of Morton Curved Back Wing Chairs
  • Pair of Morton Curved Back Wing Chairs
H 39.5 in. W 32 in. D 27 in.
Pair of French Louis XVI Style Wing Back Bergeres
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of carved French Louis XVI style wing back bergeres retaining original painted finish.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Bergere Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Pair of Louis XV Style Walnut Framed Wing Back Armchairs
Located in Ljubljana, SI
Elegant shape and very comfortable sitting - this is their characteristic. They are made of solid walnut, their cabriole legs are on the end nicely scrolled. Upholstered in Venetian ...
Category

Antique 1890s Italian Baroque Revival Bergere Chairs

Materials

Silk, Walnut

Pair of Swedish Modernist Winged Back Spider Web Armchairs, circa 1940
Located in Richmond, VA
Pair of highly unusual Swedish winged back upholstered armchairs. Covered in burgundy and silver cotton/chenille. With spider web arm detail in stained elm. Completely restored and r...
Category

Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Birch

Pair of Swedish 1920's Exposed Frame Winged Back Chairs in Mahogany
Located in Richmond, VA
Pair of Swedish exposed framed winged back chairs in mahogany. With column detail at front leg crest. In original condition. Sold as acquired. Circa 1920.
Category

Vintage 1920s Swedish Art Deco Armchairs

Materials

Mahogany

Pair of Early 20th Century Oak Framed Wing Back Armchairs
Located in Altrincham, Cheshire
Pair of early 20th century oak framed wing back armchairs with carved cabriole legs measure: 34" W x 34" D x 44" H.
Category

Vintage 1920s English Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Oak

Pair of Wing Back Chairs in Mohair
By kirby jones, Lawson-Fenning
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair Of Wing-Backs chairs with solid walnut bases. Upholstered in mohair. Can be ordered COM/COL. 9 Yards required.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Armchairs

Materials

Mohair

  • Pair of Wing Back Chairs in Mohair
  • Pair of Wing Back Chairs in Mohair
  • Pair of Wing Back Chairs in Mohair
  • Pair of Wing Back Chairs in Mohair
H 44 in. W 31 in. D 26 in.
Beautiful Pair of Wing Backed Armchairs Attributed to Guglielmo Ulrich
By Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in London, GB
A beautiful pair of wing backed armchairs attributed to Guglielmo Ulrich with original rosewood shaped feet. Upholstered in red velvet with pink piping edging and buttoned back. Stun...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Upholstery, Velvet, Wood

Pair Of Wing-Back Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of New/English Style wing-back chairs with smooth front saber legs and dramatic back. Shown in new Belgian linen and velvet. Also, available to order C.O.M. at $2650.00 each.
Category

20th Century American Armchairs

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  • Pair Of Wing-Back Chairs
  • Pair Of Wing-Back Chairs
  • Pair Of Wing-Back Chairs
H 44 in. W 32 in. D 25 in.
Pair of Wing Back Armchairs
Located in Hudson, NY
Pair of wingback armchairs in beechwood, country Swedish, newly upholstered
Category

Early 20th Century Swedish Wingback Chairs

  • Pair of  Wing Back Armchairs
  • Pair of  Wing Back Armchairs
  • Pair of  Wing Back Armchairs
  • Pair of  Wing Back Armchairs
H 40 in. W 33 in. D 33 in.
Pair of Wing Back Chair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Elegant design with modern lines. A unique take on the classic wing back chair. Charcoal Linen upholstery.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Armchairs

Materials

Linen

  • Pair of Wing Back Chair
  • Pair of Wing Back Chair
  • Pair of Wing Back Chair
  • Pair of Wing Back Chair
H 45 in. W 35 in. D 30 in.
Pair of Wing Back leather Armchairs
Located in Hudson, NY
Pair of creamy, tan-colored leather wing back armchairs with matching stools, Borge Mogensen-style, very comfortable, with teak legs, mid-century Danish modern
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Vintage 1970s Danish Armchairs

  • Pair of  Wing Back leather Armchairs
  • Pair of  Wing Back leather Armchairs
  • Pair of  Wing Back leather Armchairs
  • Pair of  Wing Back leather Armchairs
H 40 in. W 28 in. D 36 in.
Pair of Wing Back Lounge Chairs.
Located in Miami, FL
Superb pair of high back lounge chairs, newly upholstered with vermilion chenille.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Wingback Chairs

  • Pair of Wing Back Lounge Chairs.
  • Pair of Wing Back Lounge Chairs.
  • Pair of Wing Back Lounge Chairs.
  • Pair of Wing Back Lounge Chairs.
H 46 in. W 26 in. D 32 in.
Pair of Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair Of "Kittinger" Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning. Can be ordered COM/COL. 9 Yards required.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Wingback Chairs

  • Pair of Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning
  • Pair of Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning
  • Pair of Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning
  • Pair of Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning
H 44 in. W 31 in. D 26 in.
Pair of Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair Of "Kittinger" Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning. Upholstered in white canvas. Can be ordered COM/COL. 9 Yards required.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Wingback Chairs

Materials

Canvas

  • Pair of Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning
  • Pair of Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning
  • Pair of Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning
  • Pair of Wing-Backs by Lawson-Fenning
H 44 in. W 31 in. D 26 in.
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Pair Of Wing Backs For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of pair of wing backs for sale on 1stDibs. The range of distinct pair of wing backs — often made from wood, fabric and animal skin — can elevate any home. Find 149 antique and vintage pair of wing backs at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 2 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. Pair of wing backs have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-Century Modern, Louis XV and Georgian pair of wing backs are consistently popular styles. Edward Wormley, Paolo Buffa and George Smith each produced beautiful pair of wing backs that are worth considering.

How Much are Pair Of Wing Backs?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $5,020, while they’re typically $880 on the low end and $35,000 highest priced.

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.