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English Edwardian Ralph Johnson Oak Spindle Back Captains Office Desk Armchair
By Ralph Johnson
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely original Edwardian English oak Ralph Johnson stamped captains chair A very good looking and well made piece, I have two of these cha...
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Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Oak

Spindle Back Swivel Desk Chair in Elm and Turned Wrought Iron, Sweden, 1920s
Located in The Hague, NL
This unique swivel desk chair is coming from the private collection of a former boat captain living in the coastal town of Sölvesborg in Southern Sweden. Originally the swivel chair ...
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Vintage 1920s Swedish Rustic Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Wrought Iron

Unique Vintage Round Back Spindle Chair
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Beautifully sculpted spindle chair with walnut base and leather seat, perfect for use at a desk or table. Handsome patina to leather, unusual curved lines throughout. (Please conf...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Wood

  • Unique Vintage Round Back Spindle Chair
  • Unique Vintage Round Back Spindle Chair
  • Unique Vintage Round Back Spindle Chair
  • Unique Vintage Round Back Spindle Chair
H 30 in. W 25 in. D 19 in.
Arthur Umanoff Round Spindle Walnut Waste Basket, Circa 1960
By Arthur Umanoff
Located in Bainbridge, NY
American Mid Century Modern Arthur Umanoff Walnut Spindle Paper Can, Trash Basket. Circular Walnut spindle surround with Off-White enameled liner can for easy removal. Original condi...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Metal

Solid Birch Barrel Back Bent Wood Spindle Back Armchair Desk Chair
By George Nakashima, Paul McCobb
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern solid birch dining desk armchair attributed to Paul McCobb. Nice complement to George Nakashima decor.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Paul McCobb Spindle Back Dining or Desk Chair for Planner Group
By Paul McCobb
Located in St. Louis, MO
Single Paul McCobb for Planner Group dining chairs refinished in dark espresso finish.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Mid-Century Spindle Back Desk/Side Chair by Paul McCobb
By Paul McCobb
Located in Chicago, IL
Mid-Century spindle back desk/side chair by Paul McCobb. More available.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Maple

Stickley Mission Collection Fayetteville Oak Spindle Library Office Desk
By L. & J.G. Stickley Inc.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Stickley Mission collection fayetteville oak 66" spindle library office desk. Item features solid wood construction, beautiful wood grain, original label, 3 dovetailed drawers, quali...
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1990s North American Mission Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Oak

Spanish Early 18th Century Walnut Wood Desk with Spindled Legs and Box Stretcher
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Spanish early 18th century desk or table. This handsome Spanish desk of walnut features great carving and two large drawers. Amazing carved detail in this desk from the frieze trim...
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Antique 18th Century Spanish Rustic Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Walnut

Tapiovaara Style Swedish Spindle Back Chair
By Ilmari Tapiovaara
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Great Ebonized Spindle Back Lounge Chair with Black and White Upholstered Cushions. In Good Original Condition.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Metal

French Walnut Side Table with Spindle-Shaped Legs and Cross Stretcher
Located in Atlanta, GA
French walnut side table with single drawer, spindle-shaped legs and cross stretcher from the second half of the 19th century. This French side table features a rectangular planked t...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood, Walnut

Maple Spindle Back Student Chair with Attached Arm Desk by Gunlocke
By Gunlocke
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Full size, maple, student's chair features an attached arm desk with laminate top and spindle back by Gunlocke.
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Maple, Laminate

Antique Folk Art Green Painted Windsor Spindle Back Side Desk Chair Farmhouse
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique Hitchcock style Windsor spindle back side chair painted green with a pink rose accent.   
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Side Chairs

Materials

Hardwood, Paint

Mid Century Paul McCobb Spindle Back Side Chair or Desk Chair for Planner Group
By Paul McCobb
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Iconic Paul McCobb spindle back desk or side chair in maple, 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

Materials

Maple

Paul McCobb Spindle Back Shovel Dining, Desk or Side Chair, Mid-Century Modern
By Paul McCobb, Planner Group
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A super cool designed chair from one of the greats, Paul McCobb. This chair was part of his Planner Group and manufactured by Winchendon. It features a heavy iron frame with solid ma...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs

Materials

Iron

Spindle Desk by Paul McCobb
By Paul McCobb
Located in Hudson, NY
This beautiful 1950's spindle legged desk with a unique top shelf is painted and lacquered in black. It is equipped with three compartment drawers with brass handles. The surface of ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks

Materials

Maple

  • Spindle Desk by Paul McCobb
  • Spindle Desk by Paul McCobb
  • Spindle Desk by Paul McCobb
  • Spindle Desk by Paul McCobb
H 36.25 in. W 60 in. D 22 in.
Oak Standing Desk with Spindle Shelf
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This gorgeous standing desk is made of lovely oak and features three large drawers. The richness of the wood grain on this desk needs to be seen to believe! Measures: 72” wide x 3...
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Vintage 1920s American Desks

Materials

Wood, Oak

  • Oak Standing Desk with Spindle Shelf
  • Oak Standing Desk with Spindle Shelf
  • Oak Standing Desk with Spindle Shelf
  • Oak Standing Desk with Spindle Shelf
H 56 in. W 72 in. L 34.5 in.
Chrome Spindle Back Chair
By Dalum
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A terrific high style modernist side/desk/vanity chair. Having an unusual and elegant spindle type back support on an architecturally designed swivel base. Stylish functionality.
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Vintage 1970s Scandinavian Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
Located in San Francisco, CA
Accept no imitations ! Ain't nothin like the real thing, baby !
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Vintage 1940s American Desks

Materials

Metal

  • Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
  • Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
  • Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
  • Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate
H 71 in. W 42 in. D 20 in.
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Spindle Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the spindle desk you’re looking for. Each spindle desk for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and oak. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect spindle desk — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. A spindle desk made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Folk Art — is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made spindle desk over the years, but those crafted by Paul McCobb, Arthur Umanoff and Gunlocke are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Spindle Desk?

Prices for a spindle desk can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $335 and can go as high as $4,485, while the average can fetch as much as $1,063.