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For over 15 years, Obsolete has presented unique furniture, lighting, and curiosities alongside contemporary figurative art. Our collection includes the modern and the primitive, the functional and the defunct. With carefully considered and dynamic installations, we value a visual poetry that thrives in the aesthetic relationships made between disparate forms and unexpected pairings. Located in Culver City in the west side of Los Angeles, we look forward to your visit.
Adrian Pearsall Gondola Sofa, circa 1960
Adrian Pearsall Gondola Sofa, circa 1960
Adrian Pearsall
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Wool, Walnut
Adrian Pearsall Gondola sofa, circa 1960. Newly upholstered in Maharam fabric on original walnut veneer base with side tables.
Serpentine Sofa by Vladimir Kagan, circa 1970

Serpentine Sofa by Vladimir Kagan, circa 1970

By Vladimir Kagan Design Group, Inc.
Serpentine Sofa by Vladimir Kagan, circa 1970
Vladimir Kagan Design Group, Inc.
Vintage 1970s American Modern Sofas
Wool
Iconic serpentine sofa designed by Vladimir Kagan. Reupholstered in wool fabric by Maharam.
Iguana Loveseat Lounge by Bergamo ISA, circa 1950
Iguana Loveseat Lounge by Bergamo ISA, circa 1950
ISA Bergamo
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Linen
Iguana loveseat lounge by Bergamo ISA, circa 1950 Newly upholstered in linen Timorous Beasties fabric on an original frame.
Italian Open Back Wool Sofa, circa 1960
Italian Open Back Wool Sofa, circa 1960
Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Sofas
Brass, Wool
Italian open back wool sofa, circa 1960. Newly reupholstered in striped wool maharam fabric, on black metal and brass feet.
Cocktail Sofa, circa 1950
Cocktail Sofa, circa 1950
Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Cocktail sofa, circa 1950 Petite sized and elegant form, reupholstered in Liberty of London cotton-linen fabric.
Model 6133 Sofa by Edward Wormley, America, circa 1960
Model 6133 Sofa by Edward Wormley, America, cir...
Edward Wormley
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Wood
Model 6133 sofa by Edward Wormley, America, circa 1960. Original upholstery with subtle tonal striping on cross bar wooden base.
Modern Sofa, circa 1960
Modern Sofa, circa 1960
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Mohair
Modern sofa, circa 1960. Handsome, low form reupholstered in luxurious Maharam Mohair extreme in lichen.
Modern Sectional Sofa, circa 1960
Modern Sectional Sofa, circa 1960
Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Sofas
7-piece modular sofa, newly reupholstered in Maharam wool fabric. Sectional segments come in two sizes: 24" L x 26" D x 33" H (small, x3) and 29.5" L x 25" D x 33" H (large, x3).
Italian Modern Armchairs, circa 1950
Italian Modern Armchairs, circa 1950
Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Armchairs
Newly reupholstered in Maharam wool fabric.
Modern Open Armchair, circa 1950
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Velvet
Modern open armchair, circa 1950. Handsome low form reupholstered in luxurious Maharam alpaca velvet.
Pair of Mohair Lounge Chairs, circa 1960
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Mohair
Pair of mohair lounge chairs, circa 1960 Handsome, low forms with beautiful joinery details, metal hardware and newly upholstered seats and armrests in Maharam mohair supreme.
Pair of Mod Armchairs by Bergamo Isa, circa 1950
ISA Bergamo
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Wool
Pair of mod armchairs by Bergamo Isa, circa 1950. Newly reupholstered in wool fabric by Maharam.
Armchairs by Luigi Saita, circa 1955
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Walnut
Armchairs by Luigi Saita, circa 1955 Elegant forms, newly upholstered in Morris & Co. fabric, on original walnut legs.
Modern Wingback Chairs, circa 1950
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Velvet
Modern wingback chairs, circa 1950 Handsome, modern armchairs, newly upholstered in velvet Morris & Co. fabric.
Modern Wingback Armchairs, circa 1950
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Velvet
Modern Wingback Armchairs, circa 1950 Tall forms, newly upholstered in liberty of London velvet.
Pair of Shearling Lounge Chairs, France, circa ...
Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Wool, Wood
Pair of shearling lounge chairs, France, circa 1950. Reclinable form in white shearling upholstery, in the style of Carlo Mollino. Measures: 33" w x 26" d x 36" h x 15.5" seat.
Pair of Italian Open Armchairs, circa 1950
Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Armchairs
Metal
Pair of Italian open armchairs, circa 1950. Newly upholstered with mohair shell and wool seat, on black metal legs, with brass caps.
Modern Upholstered Lounge Chair
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Iron
Hairpin powder coated black iron frame with upholstered chair and armrests; America, circa 1950.
Rare Gilt Metal Cantilever Chairs by Marcel Bre...
Marcel Breuer
Vintage 1920s German Modern Chairs
Metal
Rare gilt metal cantilever chairs by Marcel Breuer, circa 1928 Gilt metal, ebonized and cane cantilever chairs, model Cesca by Marcel Breuer. Designed in 1928.
Bauhaus Armchair, circa 1930
Vintage 1930s German Bauhaus Armchairs
Metal
Bauhaus Armchair, circa 1930. Original vinyl-leather upholstery with green metal tubular frame.
Chrome and Red Leather Lounge Chair
Vintage 1950s French Lounge Chairs
Chrome
Original leather upholstery with cantilever base.
Modernist Oak and Rush Side Chairs, Czechoslova...
Vintage 1930s Czech Modern Side Chairs
Rush, Oak
Modernist oak and rush side chairs, Czechoslovakia, circa 1930. Concave oak table back and polished steel bar above a danish cord seat. Measures: 19.5" W x 23" D x 36" H / 21.5" ...
Pair of Beechwood Armchairs by Fornasarig, circ...
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Pair of beechwood armchairs by Fornasarig, circa 1960 Elegant form with seat newly upholstered in bottle green George Spencer Flavio fabric.
Arts & Crafts Oak Armchairs, circa 1920
Vintage 1920s Dutch Arts and Crafts Armchairs
Rush, Oak
Arts & Crafts oak armchairs, circa 1920. Arched back with horizontal splats above a rush seat.
Pair of Tjerk Reijenga Model 8000 Lounge Chairs...
Tjerk Reijenga
Vintage 1960s Dutch Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs
Metal
Pair of Tjerk Reijenga Model 8000 Lounge Chairs, circa 1962 Model 8000 lounge chairs, with teak plywood seat and back, supported by brown lacquered metal frame. Designed by Tjerk ...
Pair of Leather Armchairs, circa 1960
Vintage 1960s English Modern Armchairs
Leather
Pair of leather armchairs, circa 1960. Original leather throughout includes a pleated skirt with large brass studs.
Pair of Wood Slab and Red Leather Armchairs
Vintage 1940s Great Britain (UK) Armchairs
Leather, Wood
Elegant forms with substantial weight and original leather upholstery; England, circa 1940.
Aluminum Folding Daybed by Condor, Paris, circa...
Condor
Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Daybeds
Aluminum, Upholstery
Aluminum folding daybed, circa 1970. Original corduroy upholstery. Made by Condor Paris, Rue Lafayette. Measures: 75" L x 35" D x 37" H.
Set of Six Black Metal and Patent Leather Chair...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Metal
Set of six black metal and patent leather chairs, circa 1950 Black metal frame in original finish with newly upholstered seats and backs.
Set of Four A.G. Chairs, circa 1950
Vintage 1950s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Oak
Set of four A.G. chairs, circa 1950 Open tub chairs produced by A.G. of Barcelona with oak frames and reupholstered seats.
Set of Four Eero Aarnio Style Dining Chairs, ci...
Eero Aarnio
Vintage 1960s Finnish Modern Dining Room Chairs
Fiberglass
Swivel chairs with fiberglass base and black vinyl upholstery, in the style of Eero Aarnio.
Victorian High Bench, circa 1900
Antique Early 1900s English Victorian Sofas
Victorian high bench, circa 1900. Handsome bench with carved wooden frame, newly upholstered in Linwood velvet.
Curious Mahogany Napoleon Sofa, circa 1890
Antique 1890s French Napoleon III Sofas
Mahogany
Curious Mahogany Napoleon sofa, circa 1890. Carved armrests with dolphin head motif, newly upholstered in Maharam wool fabric. 17.75" seat.
Upholstered English Country Sofa, circa 1930
Vintage 1930s English Country Sofas
Upholstery, Wood
Handsome carved legs and frame, with newly upholstered seat and back. Made in England circa 1930.
Monumental Chaise Longue
Antique 1860s Chaise Longues
Textile, Burlap, Wood
Original painted frame with six legs and upholstered in burlap and found textiles.
Georgian Wingback Chair, circa 1760
Antique 1760s English Georgian Armchairs
Linen
Georgian wingback chair, circa 1760 George III mahogany wing chair with serpentine seat rail, newly upholstered in linen Morris & Co. fabric.
Primitive Tallback Chair, circa 1710
Antique 1710s French Chairs
Iron
Primitive tallback chair, circa 1710. Includes original iron hardware and beautifully turned legs and stretchers. Restored and newly reupholstered including contrasting fabric on back.
Linen Armchair with Bobbin Base, circa 1790
Antique 1790s French Armchairs
Linen
Linen armchair with bobbin base, circa 1790 Unique armchair newly upholstered in linen Morris & Co. fabric.
Os de Mouton Tapestry Chair, circa 1870
Antique 1870s English Armchairs
Os de Mouton tapestry chair, circa 1870 Exquisite embroidered upholstery has been reinforced with new cushioning while retaining its amazing patina. On elegant hand-carved arms an...
Mahogany Wingback Library Chair, circa 1840
Antique 1840s English Victorian Armchairs
Mahogany
Early Victorian library chair, newly reupholstered in William Morris fabric with original mahogany frame.
Petite French Chair, circa 1890
Antique 1890s French Armchairs
Petite French chair, circa 1890. Smaller-sized chair with hand-turned detailing and original casters. Newly reupholstered in Liberty of London fabric.
Carpet Chairs, circa 1890
Antique 1890s French Armchairs
Oak
Carpet chairs, circa 1890 Unique pair of chairs upholstered in a thickly textured carpet-like material featuring a geometric woven motif. Includes elegantly turned oak arms and le...
Blue Velvet Bobbin Chair, circa 1890
Antique 1890s English Armchairs
Velvet, Wood
Blue velvet bobbin chair, circa 1890 Beautiful form with turned detailing throughout includes original upholstery fitted with brass nails.
Primitive Recliner Armchair, circa 1770
Antique 1770s French Primitive Armchairs
Wood
Primitive Recliner Armchair, circa 1770 Amazing patina and original upholstery. Adjustable iron rods run through arms to control a reclining back.
Indian Quilt Walnut Wingchair, circa 1880
Antique 1880s English Armchairs
Upholstery, Walnut
Indian Quilt Walnut Wingchair, circa 1880. Reupholstered in vintage Indian quilts. Walnut frame, with handsome turned legs on original castors.
Howard & Sons Wingback Chair, England, circa 1930
Howard & Sons Ltd
Vintage 1930s English Modern Wingback Chairs
Wool, Wood
Howard & Sons Wingback Chair, England, circa 1930. Newly upholstered in Maharam fabric on mahogany cabriole legs. 29" W x 33" D x 44" H x 20" seat.
Pair of Regency Armchairs, circa 1820
Antique 1820s English Regency Armchairs
Pair of Regency armchairs, circa 1820 Newly upholstered in a cotton herringbone with hand-turned supports and brass hardware.
Tall Primitive Wingback Chair, circa 1970
Antique 1870s French Armchairs
Walnut
Tall Primitive Wingback Chair, circa 1970 Newly reupholstered elegant walnut frame with turned supports.
Howard & Sons Armchair, circa 1890
Howard & Sons Ltd
Antique 1890s English Armchairs
Upholstery, Walnut
Howard & Sons Armchair, circa 1890 Low armchair, by the London makers, Howard & Sons, reupholstered in contrasting Maharam Wool Fabric. Turned walnut supports and legs on original b...
William & Mary Tall Armchair, circa 1800
Antique Early 1800s English William and Mary Armchairs
Wool, Wood
William & Mary Tall Armchair, circa 1800. Newly reupholstered in Wool Maharam Fabric, on elegant carved wooden base.
Ebonised Armchairs, circa 1930
Vintage 1930s Spanish Armchairs
Wood
Ebonised Armchairs, circa 1930 Newly upholstered in contrasting Maharam wool fabric and burlap with elegant carved wood frame in original period finish.
Liberty's Edwardian Armchair, circa 1900
Antique Early 1900s English Arts and Crafts Armchairs
Velvet, Ash
Liberty's Edwardian armchair, circa 1900 Elegant Arts & Crafts style chair, made in solid ashwood with original upholstered back and seat. Made by Liberty of London.
Edwardian Oak Armchair, circa 1900
Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Armchairs
Oak
Edwardian oak armchair, circa 1900. Generously sized armchair by Liberty of London.
Fruitwood Armchair, England, circa 1860
Antique 1860s English Victorian Armchairs
Fruitwood
Fruitwood Armchair, England, circa 1860. Curved legs and arms with thick slab seat. 26.5" w x 22" d x 48" h
Green Velvet and Oak Armchair, circa 1860
Antique 1860s English Victorian Chairs
Velvet, Oak
Green Velvet and Oak Armchair, circa 1860. Ornately carved oak frame with newly reupholstered apple green velvet. On original brass castors.
Green Leather Wingback Chair, circa 1920
Vintage 1920s English Armchairs
Leather
Green leather wingback chair, circa 1920 Generously sized form in a beautiful, patinated green leather, which includes studded details.
Black Leather Wing Armchairs, circa 1950
Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Leather, Birch
Black Leather Wing Armchairs, circa 1950 Button back upholstery on walnut color birch frame.
Pair of Edwardian Oak and Leather Armchairs, ci...
Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Armchairs
Leather, Oak
Pair of Edwardian oak and leather armchairs, circa 1900 Original leather upholstery, with open swept out arms on tall cabriole legs.
Sack Back Windsor Armchairs, England, circa 1900
Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Armchairs
Wood
Sack back Windsor armchairs, England, circa 1900. Sack back Windsor chairs with beautiful patina that highlights a deep red stain. Measures: 23" W x 22" D x 39" H x 17" seat.
Mahogany Lambing Chair, England, circa 1910
Antique 1810s English Victorian Chairs
Mahogany
Mahogany lambing chair, England, circa 1910. Drawer beneath the seat with shaped apron. Measures: 25.75" W x 25" D x 51" H x 18" seat.
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