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Mid-Century Perriand Inspired Ladder Back Oak Church Chairs with Rush Seats
By Charlotte Perriand
Located in Los Angeles, CA
seats. Lightly refinished with some remaining wear, consistent with their age and use. Chairs may vary
Category

1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Rush, Oak

Church Rock
By Mitch Dobrowner
Located in Sante Fe, NM
, Dobrowner’s work is well seated as a contemporary member of a long and honored line of American landscape
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Used Church Seats

Materials

Archival Pigment

Profils Horizontaux (20 men seated in a church, a hall, union or political?)
By Maurice Pasternak
Located in New Orleans, LA
Viewers are always curious about this image. I count 20 people seated -- all men. Why? Three of
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Late 20th Century Surrealist Used Church Seats

Materials

Mezzotint

Two Art Deco Church Benches
Located in LELYSTAD, FL
Art Deco Church Bench made of wood in The Netherlands in the 1950s. Seat height 51 cm height 62
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Art Deco Used Church Seats

Materials

Wood

Used Two Art Deco Church Benches
Two Art Deco Church Benches
H 24.41 in W 25.6 in D 20.08 in
Flemish Oak Church Pew, Belgium, 18th Century
Located in Antwerp, BE
Flemish 18th century church pew, crafted from thick and solid oak wood. A remarkable and unusual
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18th Century Belgian Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak

Used Flemish Oak Church Pew, Belgium, 18th Century
Flemish Oak Church Pew, Belgium, 18th Century
H 45.28 in W 145.67 in D 39.38 in
High back wooden church or school bench
Located in Rümmingen, BW
us directly" This old wooden high-back bench probably was used in a school or church. The bench is
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20th Century Unknown Country Used Church Seats

Materials

Iron

Used High back wooden church or school bench
High back wooden church or school bench
H 28.35 in W 28.35 in D 17.72 in
1930s Elm Church Dining Chair, Set of Four
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1930s Elm church dining chair – set of four. 1930s Elm church dining chair – set of four. England
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1930s English Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak

Used 1930s Elm Church Dining Chair, Set of Four
1930s Elm Church Dining Chair, Set of Four
H 75.2 in W 37.41 in D 15.75 in
1930s Elm Church Dining Chair, Various Quantities Available
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1930s Elm Church dining chair – various quantities available 1930s Elm Church dining chair
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1930s English Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak

1930s Elm Church Dining Chair, Set of Six
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1930s Elm Church dining chair – set of six 1930s Elm Church dining chair – set of six. England has
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1930s English Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak

Used 1930s Elm Church Dining Chair, Set of Six
1930s Elm Church Dining Chair, Set of Six
H 75.2 in W 37.41 in D 15.75 in
1940's English Cast Metal Church Benches - Several Available
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1940’s English Cast Metal Church Benches – Several Available 1940’s English Cast Metal Church
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1940s English Used Church Seats

Materials

Metal

Hand Carved Wooden Church Pew or Bench from Guatemala
Located in Milford, NH
A beautifully detailed two thirds scale copy of an 18th century hand carved church pew from La
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20th Century South American Used Church Seats

Materials

Wood

Church Chair Faldstool Art Nouveau Santo Antonio Cathedral, wax polished
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Early 20th century church chair Art Nouveau kneeling stool from St. Anthony's Cathedral In walnut
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1910s Italian Art Nouveau Used Church Seats

Materials

Walnut, Beech

Mid-Century Roland Rainer Beechwood Dining Chairs from a Dutch Church
By Roland Rainer
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These Roland Rainer dining chairs were once used in a Dutch church and feature bent beechwood seats
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Wood, Beech

Kaare Klint "Church" Chair in Stained Beechwood & Papercord, Fritz Hansen, 1930s
By Kaare Klint, Fritz Hansen
Located in Odense, DK
Early example of Kaare Klints iconic "Church" chair designed in 1936 and manufactured by Fritz
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1930s Danish Scandinavian Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Papercord, Beech

Wells Cathedral, Wells, UK /// Contemporary Watercolor British Church City Scene
By Ken Burton
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
cathedral in Wells, Somerset, England, dedicated to St Andrew the Apostle and seat of the Bishop of Bath and
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1980s Contemporary Used Church Seats

Materials

Watercolor

Large Antique High Back Pine Church Pew Bench CIRCA 1920'S
Located in Bishop's Stortford, GB
Large High Back Pine Church Pew CIRCA 1920'S. Sating green upholstery decorating with letters and
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Early 20th Century British Georgian Used Church Seats

Materials

Pine

Antique Panelled Church Pew, English, Oak Bench, Ecclesiastic, Victorian, C.1850
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique 3 panelled church pew. An English, oak bench with ecclesiastic taste, dating to
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Mid-19th Century British Early Victorian Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak

1940's Solid Ash Church - Chapel Dining Chairs - Good Quantity Available
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1940’s Solid Ash Church – Chapel Dining Chairs – Good Quantity Available 1940’s Solid Ash Church
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1940s English Used Church Seats

Materials

Ash

1940's Solid Elm Church - Chapel Dining Chairs - Good Quantity Available
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1940’s Solid Elm Church – Chapel Dining Chairs – Good Quantity Available 1940’s Solid Elm Church
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1940s English Used Church Seats

Materials

Elm

Antique Portuguese Church Plaque Adorned with Rays and Dove at Center
Located in Atlanta, GA
A beautifully hand carved and painted wood Portuguese church fixture from the early 20th century
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Early 20th Century Indian Used Church Seats

Materials

Wood

St John’s Church, Read, Watercolour Stained Glass Window Design, Jane Gray
Located in London, GB
artist's studio sale St John’s Church in Read, Lancashire is a parish church that was dedicated to St John
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Late 20th Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Watercolor

Antique walnut Sacristy choir, seats & corner cupboards, opening seats, '500 Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Ancient sacristy choir, with many benches, seats with corner cupboards and opening seats, n. 2 L
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16th Century Italian Used Church Seats

Materials

Walnut

Seated Female Nude (Devora)
By Julio de Diego
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Seated Female Nude (Devora) Watercolor on paper, c. 1970 Signed in pencil lower right (see photo) A
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1970s American Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Watercolor

St Andrew's Church, Mells, Somerset stained glass window by William Nicholson
By William Nicholson
Located in London, GB
magnificent stained glass window at St Andrew's Church in Mells. It depicts St Francis of Assisi preaching to
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1930s Used Church Seats

Materials

Mixed Media

View of the Church - Original Pencil Drawing by Manfredo Borsi - 1940
By Manfredo Borsi
Located in Roma, IT
brilliant landscape of a church and a painter seated while painting in the front depicted from the back
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1940s Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Pencil

Antique Print of a Church 'Crimean War' by W. Simpson, 1855
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Church in the rear of the Redan, looking north, showing the effects of shot
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Mid-19th Century Used Church Seats

Materials

Paper

Virgin and Child in Majesty, also known as "Sedes Sapientae"
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
middle of the 12th century, the Virgin took her place in churches, seated in Majesty, serving as a throne
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15th Century and Earlier Spanish Gothic Used Church Seats

Materials

Softwood

'6' Oak & Papercord "Church Chairs" by Viggo Hardie-Fischer for Sorø Stolefabrik
By Viggo Hardie-Fischer, Sorø Stolefabrik
Located in Norwalk, CT
A rare and highly collectible set of (6) "Church Chairs", designed by the enigmatic Danish
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Papercord, Oak

18th C. Italian Architectural Engraving of a Borromini Designed Church in Rome
Located in Alamo, CA
Evangelist in the Lateran, also known as the Papal Archbasilica of Saint John in Lateran. It is the church of
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Early 1700s Realist Used Church Seats

Materials

Engraving

Side View Seated Female Nude
By Frank Duveneck
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Side View Seated Female Nude Graphite on paper, c. 1890's Unsigned Provenance: Rookwood Pottery
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1890s American Impressionist Used Church Seats

Materials

Graphite

Church Interior with Praying Woman Signed by Belgian Emile Vloors 1894 Bruges
Located in Milano, MI
canvas depicting the interior of a church with an elderly woman seated as she is praying near a hanging
Category

Late 19th Century Belgian Used Church Seats

Materials

Canvas, Oak

Mid-Century Charlotte Perriand Inspired Dark Stained Oak and Rush Church Chairs
By Charlotte Perriand
Located in Los Angeles, CA
frames and rush seats In original condition, with visible patina and heavy wear, including some breakage
Category

1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Rush, Oak

Solid Teak Stacking Solid Teak Church Chairs w/ Metal Frames & Book Cubby
Located in Los Angeles, CA
seat. Hooking mechanism on the sides to make rows. In original condition with some visible wear to wood
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Metal

Seated Female Nude (two studies)
By Pierre Saint-Ange Poterlet
Located in Fairlawn, OH
drawings and paintings of churches and landscapes with lakes or rivers. Museum and Gallery Holdings
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19th Century Romantic Used Church Seats

Materials

Charcoal

Long and Stylish Victorian Gothic Revival Hall Bench in Oak / Church Pew
Located in Whaley Bridge, GB
finials above arch carved and castellated mid rail, generous solid oak seat with shallow frieze and open
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19th Century English Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak

Frank Lloyd Wright Benches and Table from Wright's 1951 Unitarian Church
By Frank Lloyd Wright
Located in Long Island City, NY
This trio of hinged bench seats and one table were designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and completed in
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Upholstery, Fir

Side View Seated Female Nude
By Frank Duveneck
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Side View Seated Female Nude Graphite on paper, c. 1890's Unsigned Provenance: Rookwood Pottery
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1890s American Impressionist Used Church Seats

Materials

Graphite

Antique Gothic Revival, Hand Carved Solid Oak, Open Design Church Hall Bench
Located in Lisse, NL
Handcrafted Gothic bench with church window-like openings in the sides. When we first saw this
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Early 20th Century Dutch Gothic Revival Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak

Rare Antique Pair of Gothic Revival and Medieval Style Cloister or Church Chairs
Located in Lisse, NL
church or monastery chairs have a beautiful patination and they are as strong and stable as the day they
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Early 19th Century European Gothic Revival Used Church Seats

Materials

Brass

Arts and Crafts Carved Oak Window Seat, Hall Bench
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
stretcher This is a very sturdy piece in good condition, the seat may have been a church organ seat
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Late 20th Century Arts and Crafts Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak

Virgin and Child "Sedes Sapientiae", Seat of Holy Wisdom
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Virgin and child sedes sapientiae, seat of holy wisdom Origin : Northern Spain, castile, navarre
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15th Century and Earlier Used Church Seats

Materials

Wood

Pilion Chair, Ceramic Seat and Backrest by Markus Friedrich Staab
By Markus Friedrich Staab
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
This greek church chair I found in the mountains of Pilion, seat and backrest encased with ceramic
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1950s Greek Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Ceramic, Plywood, Paint

Arts and Crafts Carved Oak Organist Stool, Window Seat, Hall Bench
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
, the seat may have been a church organ seat originally but would work very well as a window seat or a
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1880s Arts and Crafts Used Church Seats

Materials

Pine

Seated Nude Woman American Impressionist School 1940s by Fred Yost
Located in Soquel, CA
Seated Nude Woman American Figurative School 1940s Mid-century American impressionist painting of a
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1940s American Impressionist Used Church Seats

Materials

Oil, Linen

Vintage Scandinavian Shaker Chair in Beech and Leather Seat, Denmark, 1960s
By Shakers
Located in Odense, DK
cherrywood and the seat woven saddle leather straps with a beautiful patina. The shaker American Shaker
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Beech, Leather

Loseley House, The Seat of James More Molyneux Esq. /// English Landscape Surrey
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
Artist: Owen Manning (English, 1721-1801) Title: "Loseley House, The Seat of James More Molyneux
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Early 1800s Victorian Used Church Seats

Materials

Engraving

Came, the Seat of the Hon. Lionel Damer /// Dorsetshire John Hutchins English
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
Artist: John Hutchins (English, 1698-1773) Title: "Came, the Seat of the Hon. Lionel Damer" (Plate
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1790s Old Masters Used Church Seats

Materials

Engraving

Hans Wegner Inspired Danish Blonde Dining Chairs with New White Canvas Seats
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Los Angeles, CA
frames from a Dutch church. Chairs are in original condition with visible wear and patina to the frame
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1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Canvas

Antique Gothic Revival Stool with Christogram & Demon Carvings and Leather Seat
Located in Lisse, NL
comes with a pair of large and strong brass hinges and on top is the most beautifully aged leather seat
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Early 20th Century Dutch Gothic Revival Used Church Seats

Materials

Brass

MCM Thonet #1216 Dining Chair Bent Oak Plywood Saddle Seat Single Bow
By Thonet
Located in Topeka, KS
with saddle seats and a single bow back stretcher 22 available, selling separately & priced per chair
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak, Plywood

Antique Hand Carved Tiger Oak Gothic Revival Desk or Hall Chair w. Leather Seat
Located in Lisse, NL
Gothic church-window-like details in the upper left and right corner of the back. Have you also noticed
Category

Early 20th Century European Gothic Revival Used Church Seats

Materials

Brass

Set of 4 MCM Thonet #1216 Dining Chairs Bent Oak Plywood Saddle Seat Single Bow
By Thonet
Located in Topeka, KS
plywood with saddle seats and a single bow back stretcher, set of 4, as is condition. See note below
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak, Plywood

Set of 8 MCM Thonet #1216 Dining Chairs Bent Oak Plywood Saddle Seat Single Bow
By Thonet
Located in Topeka, KS
plywood with saddle seats and a single bow back stretcher, set of 8. Beautiful condition, keeping in mind
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Oak, Plywood

Kaare Klint Kirkestol, Fritz Hansen, 1940s Denmark
By Kaare Klint
Located in Balen, BE
Historically important chair, the kirkestol or church chair, designed in 1936 by the godfather of
Category

1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Papercord, Beech

Edwardian Mahogany Piano Stool with Carving
Located in Bishop's Stortford, GB
Edwardian Mahogany Piano Stool with Carving, probably used in a Church early 1900's. Beautifully
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Late 19th Century British Edwardian Used Church Seats

Materials

Mahogany

Edwardian Mahogany Piano Stool with Carving
Edwardian Mahogany Piano Stool with Carving
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H 21.66 in W 22.45 in D 13 in
Rustic Danish Chairs in Straw and Oak
Located in Waalwijk, NL
rustic Danish church chairs, constructed from durable oak wood and characterized by their distinctive
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Straw, Oak

Rustic Danish Chairs in Straw and Oak
Rustic Danish Chairs in Straw and Oak
H 37.6 in W 19.1 in D 15.56 in
Rustic Danish Chairs in Straw and Oak
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Dining chairs, oak, straw wicker, Denmark, 1960s A pair of rustic Danish church chairs
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Straw, Oak

Rustic Danish Chairs in Straw and Oak
Rustic Danish Chairs in Straw and Oak
H 37.6 in W 19.1 in D 15.56 in
Rustic Danish Chairs in Straw and Oak
Located in Waalwijk, NL
rustic Danish church chairs, constructed from durable oak wood and characterized by their distinctive
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1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Straw, Oak

Rustic Danish Chairs in Straw and Oak
Rustic Danish Chairs in Straw and Oak
H 37.6 in W 19.1 in D 15.56 in
Extra large modernist solid wood bench, Netherlands 1960s
Located in ECHT, NL
measuring 177cm in width. The bench came from a dutch church. Unfortunately the name of the church is (still
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Modern Used Church Seats

Materials

Wood

19th Century French Pair of Cathedral Chairs - Antique Walnut Side Chairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
a private church in Rouen, France. Seat: 19" H x 14" W x 15.25" D.
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Early 19th Century French Charles X Used Church Seats

Materials

Walnut

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Used Church Seats For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of used church seats for sale on 1stDibs. The range of distinct used church seats — often made from wood, beech and hardwood — can elevate any home. There are all kinds of used church seats available, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. Mid-Century Modern used church seats are consistently popular styles. There have been many well-made used church seats over the years, but those made by Roland Rainer and Harry Nefkens are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Used Church Seats?

Used church seats can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $1,850, while the lowest priced sells for $764 and the highest can go for as much as $10,000.
Questions About Used Church Seats
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    Church seats are often called pews. The word comes from the Middle English “pewe,” derived from the Old French word “puie,” meaning balcony. You may also hear people refer to pews as benches, stalls or even simply seats. On 1stDibs, explore a variety of church pews from some of the world's top dealers.
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    Stained glass is used in churches to both enhance the beauty and spirituality of the space while also informing the viewer through narrative and symbolism. Shop beautiful stained glass on 1stDibs.