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Pair of Antique French 19th Century Napoleon III Armchairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of antique 19th century French Napoleon III armchairs. Newly upholstered in a vintage striped linen fabric. In good condition, we kept the legs in their original black finish. S...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Chairs

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Walnut, Linen

19th Century French Napoleon III Leather Reclining Armchair
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Fantastic 19th century French Napoleon III period leather reclining armchair or lounge chair. Features a mahogany frame covered with rich, distressed dark leather. The leather surfac...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Metal

Antique Armchair Fauteuil Napoleon III French 19th Century
Located in Labrit, Landes
Fauteuil armchair French Napoleon III, circa 1890 Antique, 19th century, Sound and solid to be reupholstered Very comfortable. Shipping: L 70 / P 78 / H 89 cm 17.5 kg.  
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Antique 1880s French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Napoleon III Armchair, France Second Half of the 19th Century
Located in Greding, DE
A Napoleon III armchair on s-shaped legs with a curved frame. The high, rounded backrest as well as the seat and armrests are upholstered. The golden patinated frame is decorated wit...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Giltwood

Pair 19th Century French Napoleon III Period Mahogany Armchairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair 19th century French Napoleon III Period Mahogany armchairs reflects the stately classically-inspired architecture of the ancients, accentuated by bronze castings of rosettes and...
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Antique 1880s French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Bronze

Rare 19th Century Napoleon III Velvet Armchair
Located in Puglia, Puglia
French armchair from the 19th century, Napoleon III period, the upholstery was redone in velvet in the 1960s, normal wear but in very good condition, France, 1870.
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Antique 1870s French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Velvet, Beech

  • Rare 19th Century Napoleon III Velvet Armchair
  • Rare 19th Century Napoleon III Velvet Armchair
  • Rare 19th Century Napoleon III Velvet Armchair
  • Rare 19th Century Napoleon III Velvet Armchair
H 33.08 in. W 28.35 in. D 29.53 in.
Small A Small French Napoleon III Green Upholstered Armchair, Late 19th C.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A small French Napoleon III green upholstered armchair, late 19th C. Turned legs ending in casters.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Wood

19th Century French Napoleon III Walnut Fauteuil, Parisian Hemp Fabric Armchair
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An antique Napoleon III Fauteuil, the French side chair is newly reupholstered in an antique hemp fabric, standing on four small hand carved Walnut feet, in good condition. Wear cons...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Fabric, Hemp, Walnut

Antique Armchair Fauteuil Napoleon III Upholstery and Walnut French 19th Century
Located in Labrit, Landes
Fauteuil armchair French Napoleon III, circa 1880 Antique, 19th century, Sound and solid to be recovered Very comfortable. Shipping: L76 P75 H96 19,3 kg.  
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Antique 1880s French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Beech, Upholstery

Napoleon III Armchair Frame
Located in Buchanan, NY
Napoleon III armchair frame with fruitwood trim and legs. This piece is sold in "as is" condition.
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Wood

Napoleon III Armchair Frame
H 38 in. W 29.5 in. D 33.5 in.
French Napoleon III Armchair with Exposed Arms
Located in Buchanan, NY
French 19th century Napoleon III armchair with ebonized arms and legs fitted with aged brass decorative trims. The wood has a beautiful aged patina that shows wear and age. The chair...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Wood

Antique Chair "Chauffeuse" Napoleon III French 19th Century to Recover
Located in Labrit, Landes
Chauffeuse French Napoleon III, circa 1890. The feets are in ebonized wood, Antique, 19th century. It can be recovered with the fabric of your choice to suit your interior. Sound...
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Antique 1880s French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Upholstery

Pair of Napoleon III French Crapaud Armchairs Boucle Armchairs
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Pair of Napoleon III French Tufted Crapaud armchairs. Walnut frame fully restored, newly upholstered in bouclé.   
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Bouclé

French 19th Century Napoleon III Egyptian Revival Bronze Mounted Throne Armchair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A large and impressive French 19th century Napoleon III Egyptian revival mahogany and bronze-mounted throne armchair with bronze figures of winged sphinxes, circa 1870-1880. Measu...
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Antique 19th Century French Egyptian Revival Armchairs

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Bronze

French Napoleon III Armchair in Red Velvet
Located in Buchanan, NY
Extremely comfortable Napoleon III armchair with tufted back, upholstered in vintage rich red velvet. The legs have been recently refinished, and new casters have been installed on t...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Fabric, Upholstery, Velvet

Tufted French 19th Century Armchair
Located in Buchanan, NY
Napoleon III period armchair, upholstered in yellow fabric with contrasting red buttons. Upholstery needs replacing. Sold as is.
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

  • Tufted French 19th Century Armchair
  • Tufted French 19th Century Armchair
  • Tufted French 19th Century Armchair
  • Tufted French 19th Century Armchair
H 36 in. W 34 in. D 35 in.
French Napoleon III Ebonized Armchair
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Beautifully crafted armchair with barley twist detailing. Newly upholstered in vintage orange wool fabric.
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Antique 19th Century French Armchairs

  • French Napoleon III Ebonized Armchair
  • French Napoleon III Ebonized Armchair
  • French Napoleon III Ebonized Armchair
  • French Napoleon III Ebonized Armchair
H 40.56 in. W 24.02 in. D 19.3 in.
Pair of Late 19th Century Antique French Napoleon III Chairs in Belgian Linen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of antique French Napoleon III lounge chairs, late 19th century. The pair have been reupholstered in a beige Belgian linen and restored with new foam and springs. The wooden leg...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Linen, Wood

Large French Napoleon III Armchair in Gold Velvet
Located in Buchanan, NY
Large French 19th century Napoleon III armchair in faded gold velvet. The legs have been recently refinished, and new casters have been installed on the front legs to accentuate the ...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Fabric, Upholstery, Velvet

Pair 19th Century Napolean III Tufted Leather Armchairs
Located in New York, NY
Pair of 19th century Napolean III tufted leather armchairs. The chairs have a solid walnut frame and tufted leather upholstery. The chairs have a nice patina.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Walnut, Leather

Pair of Louis XV Velvet Armchairs Napoléon III Period 19th Century
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Beautifull Louis 15 style cabriolet Armchair dating from the Napoléon III period. Its 4 legs are curved. The armrests are sculpted bringing a certain elegance. The top of the backres...
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Antique 19th Century French Armchairs

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Velvet, Wood

French 19th Century Armchair in Burlap
Located in Buchanan, NY
French 19th century armchair with ebonized cabriole legs, stripped down to the original muslin and burlap. Ready to be upholstered. Ref #: SN0512-09 Dimensions: 39"H x 30"W x 33"D
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Muslin

  • French 19th Century Armchair in Burlap
  • French 19th Century Armchair in Burlap
  • French 19th Century Armchair in Burlap
  • French 19th Century Armchair in Burlap
H 39 in. W 30 in. D 33 in.
Late 19th Century French Pair of Armchairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
Late 19th century French pair of armchairs.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Burlap, Wood

  • Late 19th Century French Pair of Armchairs
  • Late 19th Century French Pair of Armchairs
  • Late 19th Century French Pair of Armchairs
  • Late 19th Century French Pair of Armchairs
H 39 in. W 26.25 in. D 23 in.
French Empire Armchairs with Ormolu Mounts and New Upholstery Napoleon III
Located in West Hartford, CT
A magnificent pair of French Empire armchairs with bronze mounts, late 19th century. Napoleon III style mahogany armchairs with ormolu mounts, lion gilt paw feet, arms rest on seated...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Brass, Ormolu

Pair of Large 19th Century French Armchairs
Located in Buchanan, NY
Pair of French Napoleon III armchairs in a red and tan striped fabric. These chairs are in a larger scale for the period, with deeper seats. Very good condition. Ref #: SN0615-13 D...
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Antique 1860s French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Fabric

Adjustable Napoleon III Campaign Chair, France, circa 1880s
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Very fine iron Campaign-style armchair with adjustable positions, from upright to horizontal. Raised on casters. Newly upholstered with vintage fabric. Dimensions provided below ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

Pair of Large Napoleon III Armchairs in Gold and Red
Located in Buchanan, NY
Interesting pair of French Napoleon III armchairs upholstered in a yellow patterned fabric and trimmed in contrasting red/coral velvet and finished off in contrasting bullion fringe....
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Fabric

19th Century French Renaissance Walnut Desk Armchair
Located in Dallas, TX
19th century French Renaissance desk armchair was sculpted from select French walnut, and features amazing hand carved detail from the tip of the armrests with sculpted lions' heads ...
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Antique 1880s French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Mohair, Walnut

Pair of 19th Century French Louis V Style Fruitwood Armchairs
Located in Southampton, NY
Pair of 19th century French Louis V Style Fruitwood and Cane armchairs. Napoleon III Period circa 1860's having the original brown leather on the arms
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Napoleon III Armchairs

Pair of Painted and Gilt Napoleon III Arm Chairs, 19th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
Pair of painted and gilt Napoleon III armchairs. Floral motif carvings. Legs ending on casters. 19th century.
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Antique 19th Century French Armchairs

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Paint, Wood

French Set of 18 Salon Chairs / Armchairs, Napoleon III
Located in Berlin, DE
French set of 18 salon chairs / armchairs, Napoleon III Extensive and very rare Louis XV salon seating group consisting of 8 armchairs and 10 chairs. Solid wood, painted cream an...
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Antique 19th Century French Armchairs

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Wood, Fabric

French 19th Century Armchair in Distressed Purple Velvet with White Braided Trim
Located in Buchanan, NY
Napoleon III armchair in distressed purple velvet with white braiding and white buttons. This chair has a low bankrolled arms and a tufted detail.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

Pair 19th Century French Empire Mahogany Armchairs with Leather & Bronze Mounts
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair 19th century French Empire Mahogany armchairs with leather & bronze mounts are ideal for the Conference Room, an office environment, a large game table, or just to use around th...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Bronze

Antique French Napoleon III Marquise Chair in Tropics "Leopard' Fabric
Located in Hastings, GB
Beautiful antique French Napoleon III marquise chair This extremely rare 19th century antique French Napoleon III marquise chair, also affectionately called 'The Queens' chair sit...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Cotton, Wood

19th C French Armchair and Footstool in 'Fan Palm’ Fabric
Located in Hastings, GB
A beautiful 19th century French Napoleon lll armchair and footstool, upholstered in our exclusive Tropics 'Fan Palm' fabric. This stunning Armchair and Footstool dating from aroun...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Cotton, Wood

Near Pair of Napoleon III Chairs
Located in Stamford, CT
Circa 1880s near or married pair of Napoleon III chairs, freshly upholstered in linen. Made in France. Please note of wear consistent with age. The first chair measures 29.50 Inches ...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Linen, Wood

  • Near Pair of Napoleon III Chairs
  • Near Pair of Napoleon III Chairs
  • Near Pair of Napoleon III Chairs
  • Near Pair of Napoleon III Chairs
H 33.50 in. W 31.00 in. D 35.00 in.
Pair of 19th Century Black Leather Library Armchairs
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this large and very comfortable pair of Napoleon III antique French library armchairs. Quality black leather and studded on the front & back edges,...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Leather

  • Pair of 19th Century Black Leather Library Armchairs
  • Pair of 19th Century Black Leather Library Armchairs
  • Pair of 19th Century Black Leather Library Armchairs
  • Pair of 19th Century Black Leather Library Armchairs
H 38.19 in. W 32.29 in. D 33.86 in.
Pair of Napoleon III Upholstered Armchairs in Ebonized & Burl Walnut, circa 1870
Located in Miami, FL
A beautiful pair of Napoleon III armchairs with walnut frame with burled walnut and ebonized details. Shield-back has carved laurel leaves with a cartouche over the crest rail with f...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Burl, Walnut

Pair of Napoléon III 1850s Painted and Upholstered Armchairs with Carved Flowers
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of French Napoléon III period painted wood armchairs from the mid 19th century, with carved floral and foliage décor. Created in France at the beginning of Emperor Napoléon II...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Wood, Upholstery

Set of Four Painted and Gilt Napoleon III Fauteuils
Located in Washington, DC
A set of four painted and gilt napoleon III fauteuils, seat and back are reconditioned and covered with new cotton and silk fabric. Wonderful patina on this set of gilt and grey pain...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

Pair of Scrolled Back Napoleon III Armchairs in Persimmon Velvet
Located in Buchanan, NY
An elaborately upholstered pair of French armchairs with scrolled backs. The vintage fabric is a rich orange / persimmon velvet that is accented by a braided rope along the arms and ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Armchairs

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Velvet

Pair of Square Napoleon III Bergères on Casters
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of square Napoleon III bergères on casters. Measures: Arm height 22".
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Brass

Pair of Square Napoleon III Bergeres on Casters
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of Square Napoleon III Bergeres on Casters. Arm Height: 22"
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Brass

Napoleon III Fauteuil and Foot Stool Covered in Blue Band Antique Hemp
Located in Washington, DC
A Napoleon III fauteuil and foot stool covered in blue band antique hemp and castors. Foot stool dimensions: 14" H x 26" W x 32.13" D
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Hemp, Wood

Pair of French Upholstered Armchairs in Red Fabric
Located in Buchanan, NY
Pair of French NAP III armchairs in red fabric with tufted backs. Sold as is.  
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

Pair Of Papier Mâché Armchairs, XIXth Century
Located in MARSEILLE, FR
Beautiful pair of papier-mâché armchairs, decorated with painted flowers and butterflies or in mother-of-pearl, on a black lacquered background The seat is in caning, in good cond...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Paper

  • Pair Of Papier Mâché Armchairs, XIXth Century
  • Pair Of Papier Mâché Armchairs, XIXth Century
  • Pair Of Papier Mâché Armchairs, XIXth Century
  • Pair Of Papier Mâché Armchairs, XIXth Century
H 32.29 in. W 23.63 in. D 26.38 in.
4 Louis XVI Style Chairs, Napoleon III Period, Partially Gilded
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
4 Louis XVI style chairs, Napoleon III period, partially gilded.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs

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Velvet, Wood, Giltwood

19th Century French Napoleon III Carved Child Armchair with Tray and Potty Hole
Located in Dallas, TX
Bring royalty and elegance to your home with this antique baby chair, and treat your child like a king! Crafted in France circa 1870, the mahogany armchair with paw feet and wheels i...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Children's Furniture

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Leather, Mahogany

French 19th Century Tufted Armchair and Ottoman
Located in Buchanan, NY
French late 19th century Napoleon III style tufted armchair and ottoman in a light blue silk damask and fringe. Both are in good condition. Ref #: SN0613-11 Dimensions: Chair: ...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Lounge Chairs

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Fabric

Pair of Armchairs Napoleon III, Completely Redone
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of armchairs Napoleon III, completely redone.  
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Bergere Chairs

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Upholstery, Beech

  • Pair of Armchairs Napoleon III, Completely Redone
  • Pair of Armchairs Napoleon III, Completely Redone
  • Pair of Armchairs Napoleon III, Completely Redone
  • Pair of Armchairs Napoleon III, Completely Redone
H 33.86 in. W 28.75 in. D 25.6 in.
Pair of Armchairs Napoleon III, Completely Redone
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of armchairs Napoleon III, completely redone. Another different pair but with the same fabric is also on sale.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Bergere Chairs

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Upholstery, Beech

  • Pair of Armchairs Napoleon III, Completely Redone
  • Pair of Armchairs Napoleon III, Completely Redone
  • Pair of Armchairs Napoleon III, Completely Redone
  • Pair of Armchairs Napoleon III, Completely Redone
H 33.47 in. W 26.78 in. D 24.41 in.
Pair of French 19th C Tufted Armchairs in Muslin
Located in Buchanan, NY
Pair of French Napoleon III armchairs with cabriole legs that have been stripped down to the original muslin. The backs are heavily tufted and have an elegant scroll that carries thr...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Bergere Chairs

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Fabric

19th c. French Napoleon III Style Armchair
Located in New York, NY
19th Century French armchair with a very sturdy frame and ebonized legs. Currently upholstered in vintage gray cotton canvas. Similar larger armchair available.
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

19th C. French Napoleon III Style Armchair
Located in New York, NY
19th Century French armchair with a very sturdy frame and ebonized legs. Currently upholstered in vintage gray cotton canvas. Similar smaller armchair available.
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

  • 19th C. French Napoleon III Style Armchair
  • 19th C. French Napoleon III Style Armchair
  • 19th C. French Napoleon III Style Armchair
  • 19th C. French Napoleon III Style Armchair
H 32.5 in. W 34 in. D 33 in.
Napoleon III Armchair
Located in Milan, IT
Golden painted wood Napoleon III armchair. Seta and back have been recently upholstered and could be coated with fabric of your choice.
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

  • Napoleon III Armchair
  • Napoleon III Armchair
  • Napoleon III Armchair
  • Napoleon III Armchair
H 37.41 in. W 23.63 in. D 22.05 in.
Antique 19th Century Napoleon III Solid Wood Throne Chair
Located in Valencia, Valencia
Antique 19th century Napoleon III solid wood throne chair, France. The piece remains in very good condition and has been restored by previous owner.
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Velvet, Wood

Pair of 19th Century Napoleon III Chairs
Located in Bedford, NY
A pair of 19th century French Napoleon III style chairs featuring a detailed crest consisting of a heraldic shield, surrounded by acanthus leaves, all gilted trim. Recovered.
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Antique 19th Century French Armchairs

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Mahogany

Napoleon III Tall Turned Leg Armchair
Located in Tadcaster, GB
Please get in touch for details. (On my website) If you would like this piece upholstered please click yes in the upholstery drop down menu. This chair would require 4 metres of mate...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

  • Napoleon III Tall Turned Leg Armchair
  • Napoleon III Tall Turned Leg Armchair
  • Napoleon III Tall Turned Leg Armchair
  • Napoleon III Tall Turned Leg Armchair
H 34.65 in. W 29.14 in. D 28.75 in.
Pair of Napoleon III Padded Armchairs
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of Napoleon III padded armchairs, legs ending with castors, fuschia colored fabric, padded style.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Metal

  • Pair of Napoleon III Padded Armchairs
  • Pair of Napoleon III Padded Armchairs
  • Pair of Napoleon III Padded Armchairs
  • Pair of Napoleon III Padded Armchairs
H 26.38 in. W 25.6 in. D 31.11 in.
French Napoleon III 9 piece Salon suite
Located in Nice, Provence/Côte d'Azur
Exceptional richly carved walnut salon set, consisting of 6 armchairs, 1 large sofa and 2 chairs. Arched Legs. Upholstered in Aubusson tapestries * in very good condition. Nap...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Armchairs

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Tapestry, Wood

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With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the 19th century French napoleon iii armchair you’re looking for. Frequently made of wood, fabric and upholstery, every 19th century French napoleon iii armchair was constructed with great care. A 19th century French napoleon iii armchair is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Empire and Louis XVI styles are sought with frequency. A well-made 19th century French napoleon iii armchair has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Jeanselme Frères and Frederic Gustave Quignon are consistently popular.

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Finding the Right Armchairs for You

Armchairs have run the gamut from prestige to ease and everything in between. 

Long before industrial mass production democratized seating, armchairs conveyed status and power. In ancient Egypt, the commoners took stools, while in early Greece, ceremonial chairs of carved marble were designated for nobility. But the high-backed early thrones of yore, elevated and ornate, were merely grandiose iterations of today’s armchairs. 

Modern-day armchairs, built with functionality and comfort in mind, are now central to tasks throughout your home. Formal dining armchairs support your guests at a table for a cheery feast, a good drafting chair with a deep seat is parked in front of an easel where you create art and, elsewhere, an ergonomic wonder of sorts positions you at the desk for your 9 to 5.

When placed under just the right lamp where you can lounge comfortably, both elbows resting on the padded supports on each side of you, an upholstered armchair — or a rattan armchair for your light-suffused sunroom — can be the sanctuary where you’ll read for hours. If you’re in the mood for company, your velvet chesterfield armchair is a place to relax and be part of the conversation that swirls around you. Maybe the dialogue is about the beloved Papa Bear chair, a mid-century modern masterpiece from Danish carpenter and furniture maker Hans Wegner, and the wingback’s strong association with the concept of cozying up by the fireplace, which we can trace back to its origins in 1600s-era England, when the seat’s distinctive arm protrusions protected the sitter from the heat of the period’s large fireplaces. 

If the fireside armchair chat involves spirited comparisons, your companions will likely probe the merits of antique and vintage armchairs such as Queen Anne armchairs, Victorian armchairs or even Louis XVI armchairs, as well as the pros and cons of restoration versus conservation.

Everyone seems to have a favorite armchair and most people will be all too willing to talk about their beloved design. Whether that’s the unique Favela chair by Brazilian sibling furniture designers Fernando and Humberto Campana, who repurpose everyday objects to artful effect; or Marcel Breuer’s futuristic tubular metal Wassily lounge chair; the functionality-first LC series from Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret; or the Eames lounge chair of the mid-1950s created by Charles and Ray Eames, there is an iconic armchair for everyone and every purpose. Find yours on 1stDibs right now.