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Arne Norell Vintage Leather Merkur Sofa Loveseat in Butterscotch Brown , 1960s
By Norell Möbel AB, Arne Norell
Located in Hamburg, DE
A very comfortable and rare leather 2.5-seat sofa by Arne Norell for Norell Möbel AB Sweden ( marked ) from the midcentury era is being offered here. It is from highest quality and a...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

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Wood, Leather

Vintage Modern Borge Mogensen Leather Loveseat Sofa
By Fredericia, Børge Mogensen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This two person loveseat sofa features the wonderful Danish design of Borge Mogensen. Comfortable seating with unique high back design makes this the perfect addition to any midcentu...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Loveseats

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Leather

Vintage Dark Brown Leather Sofa Loveseat from England
Located in Round Top, TX
Loaded with character, this small sofa (or loveseat) packs a vintage punch with the classic lines and tufted back of a small scale Chesterfield sofa. The dark brown original leather ...
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Mid-20th Century English Loveseats

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Leather

Antique Vintage Leather Wingback Chesterfield Loveseat or Double Chair with Otto
Located in Round Top, TX
It is the rich caramel color of the vintage leather that captures your attention in this wonderful set. This large wingback Chesterfield loveseat or "double chair" has the traditiona...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Loveseats

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Leather

Mid Century Modern Vintage De Sede Cognac Leather Loveseat c 1970, Switzerland
By De Sede
Located in Vienna, AT
Fantastic De Sede leather sofa in the color cognac and extandable seat (3.94 in-10cm.) Wood and metal frame covered with leather in the color cognac. Very good vintage condition wit...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Loveseats

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Metal

Vintage Military Canvas and Marbled Rust Loveseat
By Stephen Kenn
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Created in 2011, this is the original version of The Inheritance Collection Loveseat. Inspired by the inherent history seen in vintage US Army materials paired with a minimal, stripp...
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2010s American Modern Loveseats

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Steel

Vintage Leather Tufted Chesterfield Lovesesat
Located in Locust Valley, NY
Vintage leather tufted Chesterfield loveseat.
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20th Century Chesterfield Loveseats

Materials

Leather

Vintage Leather Sofa Manufactured by Fritz Hansen, Denmark, circa 1960
Located in Nashville, TN
Vintage leather sofa manufactured by Fritz Hansen, Denmark, circa 1960. Original black leather upholstery with legs of beech.
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Vintage 1960s European Loveseats

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Leather

Vintage De Sede DS 47 Leather Sofa, Switzerland, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted shipping rates for our US and International customers ( from 2 weeks door to door ) We are delighted to bring to you an ultra rare vintage De Sede DS 47 leather sofa. Ha...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Loveseats

Materials

Leather, Wood

Vintage Børge Mogensen Model 2192 Coupé Sofa
By Fredericia, Børge Mogensen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An elegant and classic Danish sofa designed by Børge Mogensen and produced by Fredericia Stolefabrik in the 1970s. Beautifully exaggerated high back form with original leather and cu...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Loveseats

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Leather, Hardwood

Vintage Midcentury Bas Van Pelt Sofa from Holland, circa 1960
Located in Nashville, TN
Vintage midcentury Bas Van Pelt sofa from Holland, circa 1960. Later light tan leather upholstery. Label underneath.
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Vintage 1960s European Loveseats

Materials

Leather

Authentic Vintage Leather Club Chair and Loveseat from Sweden
Located in Round Top, TX
This handsome pair of two seat sofa ("loveseat") and club chair are a great find for one searching for an authentic vintage leather set. The rich brown leather is accented with pipin...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Sofas

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Leather

Vintage De Sede DS 31 Leather Sofa and Loveseat, Switzerland 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a highly desirable and rarely available matching pair of ...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Aluminum

Modern Vintage Grey Leather Bench Loveseat De Sede DS - 2011 1980s Switzerland
By De Sede
Located in Vienna, AT
A modern vintage grey leather bench or loveseat Model DS-2011 by De Sede, which shows a steel construction with light grey leather upholstery. The leather bench or loveseat offers s...
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Vintage 1980s Swiss Modern Benches

Materials

Steel

Vintage De Sede DS 85 Leather Daybed and Sofa / Loveseat, Switzerland, 1960s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a highly desirable retro De Sede daybed and sofa. Rarely av...
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

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Leather, Wood

Vintage de Sede DS 85 Leather Sofa, Daybed and Loveseat, Switzerland 1960s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers ( from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a highly desirable retro De Sede daybed and sofa. Rarely a...
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

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Leather

Vintage De Sede DS 85 Leather Daybed and Sofa / Loveseat, Switzerland, 1960s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a highly desirable retro De Sede daybed and sofa. Rarely ...
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

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Leather, Wood

Vintage De Sede DS 85 Leather Daybed and Sofa / Loveseat, Switzerland 1960s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers ( from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a highly desirable retro De Sede daybed and sofa. Rarely...
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

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Leather, Wood

Vintage De Sede DS 31 Leather Two-Seat Sofa or Loveseat, Switzerland, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and international customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a vintage 1970s De Sede DS 31 two-seat sofa or loveseat i...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Chrome

De Sede DS-84 Vintage Thick Buffalo Neck 2-Seat Leather Loveseat Sofa, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Hamburg, DE
The vintage DS-84 model is a coveted and a very rare leather sofa Classic, designed in the midcentury era in early 1970s, by the renowned leather craftsman manufacturer in Switzerla...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Leather, Hardwood

Vintage De Sede DS 31 Leather Two-Seat Sofa or Loveseat, Switzerland, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a vintage 1970s De Sede DS 31 two-seat sofa or loveseat i...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Chrome

Vintage De Sede DS 31 Leather Two-Seat Sofa or Loveseat, Switzerland, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and international customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a vintage 1970s De Sede DS 31 two-seat sofa or loveseat i...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Chrome

Vintage De Sede DS 31 Leather Two-Seat Sofa or Loveseat, Switzerland 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a vintage 1970`s de Sede DS 31 two-seat sofa or loveseat in...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Chrome

Vintage De Sede DS 85 Sofa, Daybed and Loveseat, Switzerland, 1960s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a highly desirable vintage De Sede daybed and sofa. Rare...
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

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Leather, Wood

Vintage De Sede DS 85 Sofa, Daybed and Loveseat, Switzerland 1960s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers ( from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a highly desirable vintage de Sede daybed and sofa. Rarel...
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

Materials

Leather, Wood

Vintage De Sede DS 85 Sofa, Daybed and Loveseat, Switzerland, 1960s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a highly desirable vintage De Sede daybed and sofa. Rare...
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

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Leather, Wood

Vintage De Sede DS 35 Two-Seat Sofa or Loveseat, Switzerland, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US continent and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a rarely available and highly desirable De Sede D...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Chrome

Vintage de Sede DS 85 Daybed and Sofa and loveseat, Switzerland 1970`s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers ( from 2 weeks door to door ) We are delighted to bring to you a highly desirable retro De Sede daybed and sofa. Rarely ...
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

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Leather, Wood

Vintage De Sede DS 35 Two-Seat Sofa or Loveseat, Swizerland 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US Continent and International customers ( from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a rarely available and highly desirable retro ...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Chrome

Vintage De Sede DS 35 Two-Seat Sofa or Loveseat, Swizerland, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US Continent and International customers ( from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a rarely available and highly desirable retro ...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Chrome

Vintage De Sede DS 35 Two-Seat Sofa or Loveseat with ottoman, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US Continent and International customers ( from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a rarely available and highly desirable retro De...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Chrome

Vintage De Sede DS 35 Two-Seat Loveseat and Swivel Armchair and ottoman, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US Continent and International customers ( from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you an extremely rare vintage De Sede DS 35 two-sea...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Living Room Sets

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Chrome

Vintage De Sede DS 35 Two-Seat Loveseat and Swivel Armchair and Ottoman, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US Continent and International customers ( from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you an extremely rare vintage De Sede DS 35 two-sea...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Living Room Sets

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Chrome

Vintage De Sede DS 35 Two-Seat Sofa or Loveseat with Ottoman, Switzerland 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a rarely available and highly desirable De Sede DS 35 two-s...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Chrome

Vintage Leather Loveseat Designed by Pierre Chapo, France, 1950s
Located in Nashville, TN
Vintage leather loveseat designed by Pierre Chapo, France 1950s. Solid elm construction with cognac leather straps. Black leather cushions with light patina and wear. Superb quality.
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Vintage 1950s European Loveseats

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Elm

Vintage Leather Loveseat by COR Germany
By COR
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage leather loveseat by COR Germany. Pair available.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Loveseats

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Leather

  • Vintage Leather Loveseat by COR Germany
  • Vintage Leather Loveseat by COR Germany
  • Vintage Leather Loveseat by COR Germany
  • Vintage Leather Loveseat by COR Germany
H 31 in. W 61 in. D 32 in.
Vintage Leather and Chrome Loveseat
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Very cool loveseat with horizontal channel back. Cognac leather upholstery on a chrome base. Chunky and compact. Ideal for small apartment living.
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Late 20th Century Post-Modern Loveseats

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Chrome

  • Vintage Leather and Chrome Loveseat
  • Vintage Leather and Chrome Loveseat
  • Vintage Leather and Chrome Loveseat
  • Vintage Leather and Chrome Loveseat
H 28 in. W 50 in. D 32 in.
Vintage Burgundy Leather Chesterfield Loveseat
Located in Burbank, CA
This beautiful burgundy Chesterfield loveseat makes perfect seating for any interior.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Loveseats

Materials

Brass

  • Vintage Burgundy Leather Chesterfield Loveseat
  • Vintage Burgundy Leather Chesterfield Loveseat
  • Vintage Burgundy Leather Chesterfield Loveseat
  • Vintage Burgundy Leather Chesterfield Loveseat
H 33.25 in. W 66.75 in. D 36 in.
Vintage Dark Brown Leather Sofa Loveseat
Located in Round Top, TX
Vintage leather has an appeal all its own, even when worn and weathered as much as this old sofa. The heavily rolled arms and back are accented by straps of leather, several of which...
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Early 20th Century English Loveseats

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Leather

  • Vintage Dark Brown Leather Sofa Loveseat
  • Vintage Dark Brown Leather Sofa Loveseat
  • Vintage Dark Brown Leather Sofa Loveseat
  • Vintage Dark Brown Leather Sofa Loveseat
H 31 in. W 69.5 in. L 31 in.
Vintage Mid Century Modern Metro 600 Inverness Leather Contemporary Loveseats
By Brian Kane, Metropolitan
Located in Topeka, KS
Vintage pair of metro 600 inverness leather contemporary loveseats. Created in 1977 by Metropolitan Furniture Corporation in South San Francisco and designed by Brian Kane. Original ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Loveseats

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Leather

Vintage Red Leather LC2 style Loveseat in the manner of Le Corbusier
Located in Pasadena, TX
Thick, resilient pillows rest within the frames that provide sumptuousness rarely found in even the finest of overstuffed, conventional chairs. Sofa is constructed of tubular ste...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Loveseats

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Chrome, Steel

Vintage Havana Leather Chesterfield Sofa
Located in Austin, TX
Superb Havana colored leather Chesterfield from England. Very comfortable, leather is very strong and has a great patina.
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Vintage 1940s English Loveseats

Materials

Leather

Vintage Italian Distressed Leather Sofa
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Italian distressed leather loveseat/sofa. Has nice wear to the leather and really nice lines. Sofa has wood legs.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Loveseats

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Leather, Wood

  • Vintage Italian Distressed Leather Sofa
  • Vintage Italian Distressed Leather Sofa
  • Vintage Italian Distressed Leather Sofa
  • Vintage Italian Distressed Leather Sofa
H 29 in. W 63.5 in. D 30 in.
Leather Vintage English Chesterfield Sofa
Located in Austin, TX
An authentic, all original vintage English leather Chesterfield sofa in remarkable condition and very comfortable. This love seat features a beautiful warm bronze color. We loved the...
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Vintage 1940s English Loveseats

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Leather

  • Leather Vintage English Chesterfield Sofa
  • Leather Vintage English Chesterfield Sofa
  • Leather Vintage English Chesterfield Sofa
  • Leather Vintage English Chesterfield Sofa
H 28.125 in. W 66.625 in. D 34.375 in.
Vintage Leather Love Seat
Located in Napa, CA
Vintage tan leather sofa with nail head detailing and wooden legs.
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Vintage 1960s English Loveseats

Materials

Wood

  • Vintage Leather Love Seat
  • Vintage Leather Love Seat
  • Vintage Leather Love Seat
  • Vintage Leather Love Seat
H 33 in. W 53.5 in. D 35 in.
French Vintage Upholstered Leather Sofa, circa 1900s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
French vintage upholstered leather sofa in its original leather and upholstered details. Some wear including tears as depicted in photos. The sofa stand on four wooden tapered legs t...
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Early 20th Century French French Provincial Loveseats

Materials

Leather

Vintage Bart Van Bekhoven Leather Sofa, Holland, 1980s
Located in Nashville, TN
Vintage Bart van Bekhoven leather sofa, Holland, 1980s. Original leather upholstery with great patina and wear.
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Vintage 1980s European Loveseats

Materials

Leather

Vintage Leather Love Seat Sofa with Button Tufted Back
Located in New York, NY
Wonderful aged patina, unusual size and form. Two seat, Loveseat size sofa, great quality, very fine original condition ( minor loss to bottom edge as pictured ) . English style, pro...
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Vintage 1920s American Loveseats

Materials

Leather

Vintage Brown Leather Chesterfield Love Seat Small Sofa from England
Located in Round Top, TX
This Chesterfield loveseat is a tremendous find due to the richness of the vintage leather. There is a unique allure to an old sofa, as if all the conversations held on it over many ...
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Early 20th Century English Loveseats

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Leather

Vintage Leather Small Sofa and Pair of Club Chairs, Set of 3
Located in Round Top, TX
This handsome loveseat and pair of small scale barrel back club chairs are a great find for one searching for an authentic vintage leather set. The rich brown leather is accented wit...
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Early 20th Century Danish Loveseats

Materials

Leather

Vintage Leather Two-Seat Sofa, Model "Togo" by Michel Ducaroy for Ligne Roset
Located in Nashville, TN
Vintage leather two-seat sofa, model Togo, by Michel Ducaroy for Ligne Roset, France. Original black leather upholstery with original label.
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Vintage 1970s European Loveseats

Materials

Leather

Vintage Michel Ducaroy Sofa
By Michel Ducaroy
Located in Los Angeles, CA
French 1960s leather Michel Ducaroy styled handmade sofa. With a rich mocha color and aged leather. Styled in the idea of 1960s lounge.
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Vintage 1960s French Modern Loveseats

Materials

Leather

  • Vintage Michel Ducaroy Sofa
  • Vintage Michel Ducaroy Sofa
  • Vintage Michel Ducaroy Sofa
  • Vintage Michel Ducaroy Sofa
H 24 in. W 72 in. D 32 in.
Vintage Chesterfield Sofa from France, circa 1960
Located in Nashville, TN
Vintage Chesterfield sofa from France, circa 1960. Original brown leather with great patina and wear.
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Vintage 1960s European Loveseats

Materials

Leather

Vintage Swiss De Sede DS 125 Sofa by Gerd Lange, 1978
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (2 weeks door to door) Ultra rare vintage De Sede DS 125 sofa by Gerd Lange in 1978. These sculptural pieces are uphols...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Loveseats

Materials

Leather

Vintage Leather Loveseat and Pair of Club Chairs, Set of 3
Located in Round Top, TX
This handsome loveseat and pair of small scale barrel back club chairs are a great find for one searching for an authentic vintage leather set. The rich brown leather is accented wit...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Sofas

Materials

Leather

Vintage De Sede DS 31 Leather Sofa and Loveseat, Switzerland 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a highly desirable and rarely available matching pair of De...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Aluminum

Vintage De Sede DS 31 Leather Two-Seat Sofa Loveseat, Switzerland 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We ae delighted to bring to you a de Sede DS 31 two-seat sofa loveseat is in beautiful soft ...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Aluminum

Vintage De Sede DS 44 Leather Two-Seat Sofa or Loveseat Switzerland 1970`s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US and International customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you a vintage 1970`s De Sede DS 44 two-seat sofa or loveseat in...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Leather, Wood

De Sede DS-84 Vintage Thick Buffalo Neck 2-Seat Leather Loveseat Sofa, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Hamburg, DE
The vintage DS-84 model is a coveted and a very rare leather sofa classic, designed in the midcentury era in early 1970s, by the renowned leather craftsman manufacturer in Switzerlan...
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Hardwood

Matching Pair of Vintage De Sede DS 44 Sofa and Loveseat, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US Continent customers (2 weeks door to door) Try before you buy service for our UK mainland customers Returns accepted Matching pair of vintage De Se...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Sofas

Materials

Leather, Wood

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Vintage Leather Loveseat For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal vintage leather loveseat for your home. Each vintage leather loveseat for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using animal skin, leather and metal. If you’re shopping for a vintage leather loveseat, we have 19 options in-stock, while there are 1 modern editions to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the vintage leather loveseat you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each vintage leather loveseat bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Scandinavian Modern hallmarks is very popular. De Sede, Norell Möbel AB and Arne Norell each produced at least one beautiful vintage leather loveseat that is worth considering.

How Much is a Vintage Leather Loveseat?

Prices for a vintage leather loveseat start at $2,500 and top out at $14,799 with the average selling for $7,223.

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.