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Pierre Jeanneret Mid-Century Library Dining Chairs '4'
Located in London, GB
A set of four 'Library' dining chairs. Pierre Jeanneret, India, c1960s. Scarce and collectable. Formed in teak and cane. In good vintage condition, this design remain...
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Mid-20th Century French Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

2 Baker Mid-Century Modern Yellow Library Club Lounge Slipper Wingback Chairs
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Dayton, OH
Pair of mid century slipper wingback chairs by Baker Furniture. A sleek design with light yellow cotton upholstery and walnut finished square tapered legs.  
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

19th Century Regency Library Chair
Located in Charleston, SC
19th century regency library chair with brass inlay and faux rosewood grain. Original castors.
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Club Chairs

Materials

Brass

  • 19th Century Regency Library Chair
  • 19th Century Regency Library Chair
  • 19th Century Regency Library Chair
  • 19th Century Regency Library Chair
H 39 in. W 31 in. D 24 in.
19th Century Mahogany Leather Library Chair
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A Superb Quality Mid 19th Century William IV Period Mahogany Library Armchair Of Bold Proportions Having Swept And Scrolling Arms With Superbly Carved X Framed Supports, Over Large B...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English William IV Club Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

  • 19th Century Mahogany Leather Library Chair
  • 19th Century Mahogany Leather Library Chair
  • 19th Century Mahogany Leather Library Chair
  • 19th Century Mahogany Leather Library Chair
H 41.5 in. W 24.5 in. D 33.5 in.
Pair of Jeanneret Library Chairs
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A good authentic set of two Chandigarh chairs. Artisanally and locally made with pegged solid teak and braided canework in the 1960s. This type is known as the Library chair. The x- ...
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Vintage 1960s Indian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Cane, Teak

  • Pair of Jeanneret Library Chairs
  • Pair of Jeanneret Library Chairs
  • Pair of Jeanneret Library Chairs
  • Pair of Jeanneret Library Chairs
H 30.32 in. W 19.69 in. D 18.51 in.
Library Chair by Pierre Jeanneret, a Pair
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Antwerp, BE
Pierre Jeanneret, library chair, a pair, India, 1952-1965 H.C 14 / 33, 43, 47, 79 Meaning chairs nr 33, 43, 47, 79 for Room 14 of the High Court of Chandigarh It's a rare feat t...
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Mid-20th Century Indian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Teak

  • Library Chair by Pierre Jeanneret, a Pair
  • Library Chair by Pierre Jeanneret, a Pair
  • Library Chair by Pierre Jeanneret, a Pair
  • Library Chair by Pierre Jeanneret, a Pair
H 29.93 in. W 18.51 in. D 18.51 in.
Pierre Jeanneret, Library Chair, circa 1959-1960
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Paris, FR
Teak and wicker Measures: H. 75 x L. 47 x P. 49 cm H. 29.53 x L. 18.5 x D. 19.29 inches Intended for the library of the University of Punjab, Chandigarh, India.
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Mid-20th Century Indian Chairs

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Wicker, Teak

  • Pierre Jeanneret, Library Chair, circa 1959-1960
  • Pierre Jeanneret, Library Chair, circa 1959-1960
  • Pierre Jeanneret, Library Chair, circa 1959-1960
  • Pierre Jeanneret, Library Chair, circa 1959-1960
H 29.53 in. W 18.5 in. D 19.29 in.
Pair of Anglo Indian Regency Style Library Chairs
Located in London, GB
A pair of Regency style ebony library chairs with caned seat and back, with carved arms and turned and gadrooned legs.
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Mid-20th Century Indian Chairs

Materials

Cane, Ebony

  • Pair of Anglo Indian Regency Style Library Chairs
  • Pair of Anglo Indian Regency Style Library Chairs
  • Pair of Anglo Indian Regency Style Library Chairs
  • Pair of Anglo Indian Regency Style Library Chairs
H 39.38 in. W 22.84 in. D 31.5 in.
Pair of Georgian Library Tub Chairs, circa 1830
Located in London, GB
A wonderful and original pair of Georgian Library Tub chairs, beautifully patinated leather and studding.
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Georgian Chairs

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Leather, Mahogany

  • Pair of Georgian Library Tub Chairs, circa 1830
  • Pair of Georgian Library Tub Chairs, circa 1830
  • Pair of Georgian Library Tub Chairs, circa 1830
  • Pair of Georgian Library Tub Chairs, circa 1830
H 33.86 in. W 22.84 in. D 23.63 in.
Maitland Smith Library Books Barrel Chairs
By Maitland Smith
Located in Southampton, NJ
A pair of small scale Maitland Smith leather books library barrel chairs on casters with newly upholstered Mohair seats, faux leather inside back surrounds & interesting lower shelf ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Leather, Mohair, Faux Leather

  • Maitland Smith Library Books Barrel Chairs
  • Maitland Smith Library Books Barrel Chairs
  • Maitland Smith Library Books Barrel Chairs
  • Maitland Smith Library Books Barrel Chairs
H 28.5 in. W 22.5 in. D 19.50 in.
Library Chair by Pierre Jeanneret, 1950's, Chandigarh, Dining chairs,Set of Four
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Antwerp, BE
Pierre Jeanneret, library chair, set of four, India, 1952-1965 H.C 14 / 33, 43, 47, 79 Meaning chairs nr 33, 43, 47, 79 for Room 14 of the High Court of Chandigarh It's a rare f...
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Mid-20th Century Indian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Teak

Vintage Chippendale Style Blue Upholstered Mahogany Wingback Library Arm Chair
Located in Dayton, OH
A traditional wingback, circa mid 20th century. Made from mahogany with ball and claw feet. Features a blue upholstery with rolled arms, flared back, bolster pillow and nail head tri...
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Mid-20th Century Chippendale Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

Pierre Jeanneret & Eulie Chowdhury Library Chairs Model PJEC-010301, Circa 1959
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Longdon, Tewkesbury
Pierre Jeanneret & Eulie Chowdhury library chairs Model: PJEC-010301 Chandigarh Circa 1959-60 Magnificent pair of mid twentieth century Pierre Jeanneret & Eulie Chowdhury ‘Library...
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Vintage 1960s Indian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Cane, Teak

Stately Saddle Leather Lounge Library Chairs by Soft Line
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Offering one of our recent Palm Beach Estate fine furniture acquisitions of a pair of stately real soft saddle leather lounge chairs by Soft Line Approximate measurements in inch...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Leather

Wing Back Hall Porters Leather or Chesterfield Library Chair
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Wing back hall porters leather or chesterfield library chair This is a very roomy chair, the ultimate in Vintage Country House Chic, the leather upholstery is new, it has been uph...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chesterfield Wingback Chairs

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Leather

Zebra Hide Blue Suede Mahogany English Georgian Style Wingback Library Chair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
High quality custom-made English Georgian style mahogany wingback library chair with zebra hide / taxidermy zebra head (to rear) with blue suede upholstery. Item features a heavy sol...
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Late 20th Century George III Wingback Chairs

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Mahogany, Suede, Zebra Hide

Peter Hvit Highback Library Lounge
Located in New York, NY
Rare high-back lounge or library chair by Peter Hvit. Newly upholstered and refinished.
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20th Century Danish Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood, Upholstery

Pair of Vintage Queen Anne Green Library Office Lounge Armchairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of lovely vintage Queen Anne style library chairs. The chairs feature beautiful green upholstery with brass nail head trim, arms and legs in a very nice lacquered finish. Great ...
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Mid-20th Century American Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood, Upholstery

Set of Six English Regency Walnut Dining or Library Armchairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Distinctive 19th century set of six English Regency bronze mounted walnut dining armchairs or library armchairs. The chairs feature an Arts & Crafts era needlepoint decorated seat wi...
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Dining Room Chairs

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Brass, Bronze

Pair of Teak Leather Library Study Desk Chairs in the Manner of Tobia Scarpa
By Tobia Scarpa
Located in Llanbrynmair, GB
A pair of stylish Bauhaus influenced Library desk chairs, in the manner of Tobia Scarpa. This unique pair have a wonderful style and colour. Beautifully crafted with two front legs ...
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Mid-20th Century British Chesterfield Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather, Teak

Library Chair
Located in New York, NY
Scottish Victorian high-backed chair with beautifully carved and detailed mahogany back splat, legs and stretcher. Fringed antique tapestry fabric seat and armrests.
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Antique 19th Century Scottish Armchairs

Materials

Mahogany

  • Library Chair
  • Library Chair
  • Library Chair
  • Library Chair
H 48 in. W 24 in. D 17 in.
Mid-Century Modern Danish Skipper Mobler Maple Bentwood Club Library Arm Chair
By Skipper Mobler
Located in Dayton, OH
Mid-Century Modern Skipper Mobler Furniture Co armchair. Made in Denmark featuring bentwood maple frame with rounded form a neutral upholstery.     
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Mid-20th Century Scandinavian Modern Armchairs

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Upholstery, Maple

19th Century Rosewood Library Chair
Located in Charleston, SC
William IV rosewood library chair.
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Armchairs

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Velvet, Rosewood

  • 19th Century Rosewood Library Chair
  • 19th Century Rosewood Library Chair
  • 19th Century Rosewood Library Chair
  • 19th Century Rosewood Library Chair
H 34 in. W 25.5 in. D 27.5 in.
Mid 19th Century Brown Leather Library Chair with Carved Dolphin Arms, Mahogany
Located in Shrewsbury, GB
Mid 19th century mahogany leather library armchair. The button down deep brownleather is in perfect condition and luxurious to touch. The mahogany carved fish arms provide superb int...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Armchairs

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Leather, Mahogany

French 19th Century Dolphin Arm Hardwood Library Chair
Located in London, GB
A fine mid-19th century walnut library armchair with wing back and unusual dolphin carving to the arms, all supported on cabriole legs. Recently upholstered to calico with tufts.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Armchairs

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Walnut

19th Century Gillows of Lancaster Walnut & Leather Upholstered Library Arm Chair
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in Shrewsbury, GB
A 19th century Gillows of Lancaster walnut and leather upholstered library arm chair, with exceptional overall condition and colour. The button down deep green leather is in perfect ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Victorian Armchairs

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Leather, Walnut

William IV Library Chair, circa 1835
Located in London, GB
Having deep buttoned tan leather upholstered back, seat and enclosed arms. The front supports extensively carved, each with an acanthus scroll above a grotesque mask leading to furt...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Chairs

  • William IV Library Chair, circa 1835
  • William IV Library Chair, circa 1835
  • William IV Library Chair, circa 1835
  • William IV Library Chair, circa 1835
H 37.5 in. W 28 in. D 36 in.
Pair of William IV Mahogany Library Chairs
Located in Edinburgh, GB
Pair of William IV mahogany library chairs, circa 1840. The mahogany framed chairs have a shaped, flared back, and have been recently reupholstered in deep buttoned burgundy leather....
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chairs

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

  • Pair of William IV Mahogany Library Chairs
  • Pair of William IV Mahogany Library Chairs
  • Pair of William IV Mahogany Library Chairs
  • Pair of William IV Mahogany Library Chairs
H 38.98 in. W 21.66 in. D 22.45 in.
Early Victorian Cane Back Library Chair
Located in Cambridgeshire, GB
Early Victorian cane back library chair with mahogany frame, with scrolled arms and reeded turned front legs with original cane work. The seat has recently been recovered in a high q...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Lounge Chairs

  • Early Victorian Cane Back Library Chair
  • Early Victorian Cane Back Library Chair
  • Early Victorian Cane Back Library Chair
  • Early Victorian Cane Back Library Chair
H 37.8 in. W 22.45 in. D 23.63 in.
Library Chair, Mid 19th Century
By Karl Friedrich Schinkel
Located in Stockholm, SE
Mahogany library chair made mid 18th century in Germany. Probably made by Karl Friedrich Schinkel ( 1781-1841 )
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Antique 19th Century German Biedermeier Armchairs

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Brass

  • Library Chair, Mid 19th Century
  • Library Chair, Mid 19th Century
  • Library Chair, Mid 19th Century
  • Library Chair, Mid 19th Century
H 16.54 in. W 26.38 in. D 37.41 in.
A mid 19th.c. French library chair
Located in New York, NY
CON23915 A mid 19th.c. French library chair in the Louis XII style. The solid walnut frame is lathe turned and finished by hand . Venetian strie' velvet upholstery. 38 in...
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Antique 19th Century French Armchairs

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Upholstery, Velvet

  • A mid 19th.c. French library chair
  • A mid 19th.c. French library chair
  • A mid 19th.c. French library chair
  • A mid 19th.c. French library chair
H 38 in. W 26 in. D 24 in.
Exceptional Quality Mid-19th Century Gillows Walnut Library Chair
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in Shrewsbury, GB
A delightful and fantastic quality Gillows walnut library armchair. Having superbly carved scrolling arms above elegantly carved cabriole legs and paw feet. Upholstered in Tan su...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Regency Armchairs

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Suede, Walnut

Pair Italian Library Chairs
Located in Southampton, NY
Sleek pair table or desk height Italian armchairs with metal legs, in original vintage tweed upholstery.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Metal

  • Pair Italian Library Chairs
  • Pair Italian Library Chairs
  • Pair Italian Library Chairs
  • Pair Italian Library Chairs
H 39 in. W 29.75 in. D 25.5 in.
Mahogany 19th Century Empire Library Chair on Brass Casters
Located in Hudson, NY
19th century Empire mahogany chair on brass casters. Upholstered in dark red leatherette and finished with brass upholstery tacks.
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Antique Mid-19th Century European Empire Armchairs

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Mahogany

2 Mid Century Orange Barrel Back Tufted Nailhead Club Library Lawyer Arm Chairs
Located in Dayton, OH
Pair of mid century orange vinyl tufted barrek back chairs. Features a a naturally distressed frame and brass nailhead trim.  
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

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Hardwood, Plastic

Mid Century Queen Anne Mahogany Library Club Wingback Arm Chair Floral Crewel
Located in Dayton, OH
Mid century oversized Queen Anne wingback chair. Made of mahogany with a wide stance, accented with rolled arms, camel back top and scrolled legs. Upholstered in a beautiful floral c...
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Mid-20th Century Queen Anne Wingback Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Mahogany

Mid Century Art Deco Style Plaid Channel Wingback Club Library Arm Chair
Located in Dayton, OH
Mid century upholstered walnut armchair featuring serpentine form with flared wingback and channel back design, plaid upholstery and fluted accents. Measures: 38".  
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Mid-20th Century Art Deco Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

Mid-19th Century Boston Oak Metamorphic Library Step Chair by Maker a. Eliaers
Located in Charleston, SC
A remarkable and cleverly designed mid-19th century metamorphic oak library step chair, circa 1850, signed in three places by noted maker A. Eliaers. The chair is upholstered in a mo...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Gothic Chairs

Materials

Velvet, Oak

Regency Caned Library Bergere Chair
Located in Westwood, NJ
Regency cane-filled library bergère with loose cushion seat, padded arms and sabre legs ending in casters.
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Regency Lounge Chairs

  • Regency Caned Library Bergere Chair
  • Regency Caned Library Bergere Chair
  • Regency Caned Library Bergere Chair
  • Regency Caned Library Bergere Chair
H 38.5 in. W 21.25 in. D 29 in.
Antique Pair of 19th Century Mahogany Library Chairs
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A Stunning Pair of Mid 19th Century Mahogany Library Armchairs of Exceptional Proportions Having Superbly Carved Scallop Shell Crest To Back And Swept Scrolling Arms Raised On El...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Chairs

Four Pierre Jeanneret Library Chairs
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Toronto, Ontario
A stunning very well matched set of 10 PJ-SI-51-A Library or dining chairs designed by Pierre Jeanneret for the University Library in Chandigarh India. Solid teak , hand-made cons...
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Vintage 1960s Indian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Teak

  • Four Pierre Jeanneret Library Chairs
  • Four Pierre Jeanneret Library Chairs
  • Four Pierre Jeanneret Library Chairs
  • Four Pierre Jeanneret Library Chairs
H 11.81 in. W 7.28 in. D 7.48 in.
Mid 19th Century Neo-Classical Library Desk Chair
Located in Hudson, NY
The chair with burled walnut and ebonized decoration. The back-splat with carved foliate decoration. The chair with leather upholstered seat on turned front legs on casters and out-c...
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Antique 19th Century Danish Neoclassical Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Walnut

1960s Mid-Century Modern Yugoslavian Walnut Club Arm Library Lounge Chair MCM
Located in Dayton, OH
Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern arm chair. Made in Yugoslavia with a Danish / Scandinavian inspired crafting.  
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Vintage 1960s Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Walnut

English Mid-19th c. Button Barrel Back Library Chair
Located in Greenwich, CT
A very comfortable and generously scaled English button barrel back rolled arm library chair on tall turned fruitwood legs still retaining original period castors. Newly reupholster...
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Antique 19th Century English Club Chairs

Materials

Wood, Fabric

Antique Continental Pair of Walnut Library Chairs
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A Very Attractive Continental Pair Of Mid 19th Century Walnut Library Armchairs Having Superbly Figured Tops And Exceptionally Elegant Carved Scrolling Arms Raised On Attractive ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Chairs

Edward Wormley for Dunbar Model #5510 Lounge / Library Chair
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in Stamford, CT
Rare model #5510 lounge chair designed by Edward Womley for Dunbar. Newly upholstered in blue/grey pinstriped textured velvet. Walnut frame newly refinished in natural.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Upholstery

2 Antique Plaid Queen Anne Wingback Library Club Accent Arm Chairs
Located in Dayton, OH
Pair of two mid century oversized wingback chairs. Made of mahogany with a wide stance, accented with rolled arms, camel back top and scrolled legs. Finished in a yellow, blue, grey,...
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Mid-20th Century Queen Anne Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

2 Antique Plaid Queen Anne Wingback Library Club Accent Arm Chairs
Located in Dayton, OH
Pair of two mid century oversized wingback chairs. Made of mahogany with a wide stance, accented with rolled arms, camel back top and scrolled legs. Finished in a yellow, blue, grey,...
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Mid-20th Century Queen Anne Wingback Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

Ottakringer Ladder Chair Library Steps by Katharina Noever, Austria, 1970s
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful black wooden so called "Ottakringer" step ladder chair, to be used as a chair and as library steps. Designed in 1978 by Katharina Noever, executed in the 1980s in Austria...
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Vintage 1980s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Antique Gothic Revival Metamorphic Oak Library Chair, A.W. Pugin, circa 1860
By Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin
Located in Portland, OR
Antique Gothic Revival Arts & Crafts metamorphic oak library steps/chair, A.W. Pugin, circa 1860. The chair having a hinged back and seat which metamorphosizes into a set of library ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Gothic Revival Chairs

Materials

Oak

2 Vintage French Louis XVI Walnut & Red Leather Office Library Club Arm Chairs
Located in Dayton, OH
Pair of mid 20th century antique Louis XVI armchairs. Made of walnut featuring a square back leading to scrolled and fluted open arms. The apron of the chair features carved florets ...
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Mid-20th Century Louis XVI Club Chairs

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Pair of 19th Century William IV Mahogany Library Chairs
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Fine pair of William IV chairs circa 1830. Recently upholstered in white calico ready for the customer to add their choice of fabric.
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Set of Six Pierre Jeanneret Library Chairs in Teak from Chandigarh, 1950s
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Santa Fe, NM
A set of six library chairs in teak and cane by Pierre Jeanneret for Chandigarh, 1950. Cushions included.
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Vintage 1950s Indian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Cane, Teak

English Chippendale Mahogany Gainsborough Library Armchairs Carved Swan Leopard
Located in Dayton, OH
Two mid-20th century oversized Chippendale style mahogany Gainsborough armchairs. Features flared swan carved arms leading to a leopard covered seat over serpent carved legs over bal...
Category

Mid-20th Century Chippendale Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Mahogany

Set of Louis XIV Oak Library Steps
Located in Boston, MA
With four steps, turned wood supports and stretchers.
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Chairs

Materials

Oak

  • Set of Louis XIV Oak Library Steps
  • Set of Louis XIV Oak Library Steps
  • Set of Louis XIV Oak Library Steps
  • Set of Louis XIV Oak Library Steps
H 34.325 in. W 19.5 in. D 28 in.
Antique 19th Century French Tapestry Library Armchair
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A fine quality mid-19th century French walnut library armchair having tapestry seat cover and elegant shaped arms raised on cabriole legs with unusual hoof feet united by wavy cro...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French French Provincial Side Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Pair of Hollywood Regency Red Vinyl English Style Fun Club Lounge Library Chairs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Stunning, high quality, pair of heavy rolled arm English style club chairs with vintage red vinyl wrapped frames and upholstery. This fun pair of Hollywood Regency chairs features su...
Category

20th Century American Hollywood Regency Club Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Regency Tufted Library Bergere
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in NYC, NY
A English Regency library bergere armchair with outscrolled back and "S" scroll carved arms on a mahogany frame raised on lotus-carved tapered front legs resting on rolling brass cas...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Regency Bergere Chairs

Materials

Mahogany, Upholstery

  • Regency Tufted Library Bergere
  • Regency Tufted Library Bergere
  • Regency Tufted Library Bergere
  • Regency Tufted Library Bergere
H 43 in. W 30 in. D 38 in.
Vintage Carlyle Hotel Library Federal Armchairs (Pair)
Located in Greenwich, CT
Pair of Vintage Library Chairs from the Carlyle Hotel, newly upholstered in Romo upholstery fabric and refinished in antique white.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Federal Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Midcentury Pair of Warm Terracotta Leather Library Chairs with Brass Nail Heads
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Midcentury pair of warm terracotta leather library chairs with brass nail heads Very comfortable and a manageable size for any room Dimensions: 26.5" W x 28" D x 41.5" H, seat heig...
Category

Mid-20th Century European Wingback Chairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

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Mid Century Library Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of mid century library chairs available for sale. Each of these unique mid century library chairs was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, hardwood and mahogany. Mid century library chairs have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. Mid century library chairs are generally popular furniture pieces, but Mid-Century Modern, Victorian and Regency styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Pierre Jeanneret, Baker Furniture Company and Dunbar each produced beautiful mid century library chairs that are worth considering.

How Much are Mid Century Library Chairs?

Prices for mid century library chairs can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, mid century library chairs begin at $450 and can go as high as $49,000, while the average can fetch as much as $3,800.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality antique and vintage seating cannot be overstated.

Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other lounge furniture — 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 furnishings in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other items — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring official 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.