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Midcentury Style Upholstered Armed Bench
By Mid Century Antiques
Located in New York, NY
Two arm custom made midcentury style bench with brass legs, buttons and seaming. This piece is showroom sample and available for immediate purchase. Can also be custom ordered in any...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Benches

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Brass

  • Midcentury Style Upholstered Armed Bench
  • Midcentury Style Upholstered Armed Bench
  • Midcentury Style Upholstered Armed Bench
  • Midcentury Style Upholstered Armed Bench
H 29.5 in. W 58 in. D 22 in.
Pair of American Mid-Century Modern Rounded Back Armchairs in Purple Velvet
Located in Buchanan, NY
Pair of American, 1950s midcentury armchairs, recently ebonized and upholstered in lavender velvet. SALE PRICE IS VALID UNTIL 01/15/2022. ( SALE PRICE IS FINAL NET PRICE )
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Vintage 1950s American Armchairs

Materials

Beech

Formal Mid-Century Dining Chair Set of Six
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Reminiscent of Adrian Pearsall designs, this formal Mid-Century dining chair set includes six side chairs and a sculptural walnut body. The chairs feature a curved spindle seat back ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Mahogany

Original Marco Zanuso Lady Sofa, Arflex, Italy, 1960s
By Arflex, Marco Zanuso
Located in London, GB
A very rare authentic early Marco Zanuso Lady sofa, Arflex, France/Italy, 1960s. Newly reupholstered in premium ivory Larsen / Cowtan and Tout fabric. We continue to offer fast, tr...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Petrol Velvet and Metal Daybed, the Netherlands, 1960s
By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Midcentury velvet and metal daybed, the Netherlands, 1960s. Black metal frame and cushion with new dark green velvet upholstery and cushion. Measures: Width 73 cm Length 186...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

Materials

Metal

Light Rose Ico Parisi Armchair, 1950s, Italy
By Ariberto Colombo, Ico Parisi
Located in Wolfurt, AT
This armchair was in Italy in 1951 designed by Ico Parisi and manufactured by Ariberto Colombo. The massive chair had been re-upholstered in their past with a light rose coloured cov...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Light Rose Ico Parisi Armchair, 1950s, Italy
  • Light Rose Ico Parisi Armchair, 1950s, Italy
  • Light Rose Ico Parisi Armchair, 1950s, Italy
  • Light Rose Ico Parisi Armchair, 1950s, Italy
H 37.01 in. W 29.53 in. D 28.35 in.
Grey Velvet Italian Armchair in the Style of Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in Wolfurt, AT
Italian armchair in the style of Gio Ponti. Italy 1950s. Upholstery in grey velvet.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

1950s Flag Halyard Lounge Chair by Hans Wegner 'a'
By Børge Mogensen, Hans J. Wegner, GETAMA
Located in Frankfurt, Hessen, DE
GE225, flag halyard lounge chair, metal, leather by Hans Wegner, Denmark, 1950. The flag halyard chair has a white lacquered base so that it is visible as a supporting part. The s...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

  • 1950s Flag Halyard Lounge Chair by Hans Wegner 'a'
  • 1950s Flag Halyard Lounge Chair by Hans Wegner 'a'
  • 1950s Flag Halyard Lounge Chair by Hans Wegner 'a'
  • 1950s Flag Halyard Lounge Chair by Hans Wegner 'a'
H 31.5 in. W 40.95 in. D 47.25 in.
Wingback Chair, Design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Wolfurt, AT
Wingback chair, design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s. The chair has the original covering.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Wingback Chair, Design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s
  • Wingback Chair, Design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s
  • Wingback Chair, Design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s
  • Wingback Chair, Design by Paolo Buffa, Italy, 1940s
H 41.74 in. W 27.96 in. D 35.44 in.
Mexican Iron and Caned Chair
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Iron and caned chairs, the seat and backrest are handmade with cane, the painting is original and apparently over time they were painted a couple of times, the original vintage finis...
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Vintage 1960s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Iron

  • Mexican Iron and Caned Chair
  • Mexican Iron and Caned Chair
  • Mexican Iron and Caned Chair
  • Mexican Iron and Caned Chair
H 29.93 in. W 18.9 in. D 19.69 in.
Pair of Alvar Aalto Style Bent Plywood Lounge Chairs by Pastoe
By Cees Braakman, Pastoe
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of lounge chairs newly upholstered in natural canvas by Cees Braakman for Pastoe. Bent natural plywood frame in the style of Alvar Aalto. In good original condition with some si...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Birch, Canvas

Vintage De Sede DS 47 Leather Armchair, Switzerland, 1970s
By De Sede
Located in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Discounted airfreight for our US Continent customers (from 2 weeks door to door) We are delighted to bring to you an ultra rare vintage De Sede DS 47 armchair. Hand built in the 1...
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Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Wood

Coleman Stool, Natural Steel and Walnut, 54 Variations
By Greta de Parry
Located in Chicago, IL
The Coleman stool is a sophisticated design that blends mixed materials, color, and geometry to create a distinctive seating option. First released in 2010, it was awarded a Best Fur...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Concrete, Steel

Coleman Stool, Natural Steel and Walnut, 54 Variations
By Greta de Parry
Located in Chicago, IL
The Coleman stool is a sophisticated design that blends mixed materials, color, and geometry to create a distinctive seating option. First released in 2010, it was awarded a Best Fur...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Concrete, Steel

Pair of Pink Italian Armchairs and Sofa Paolo Buffa Style, 1950s
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Rome, IT
Delicious set of pink painted wood frames lounge chairs or armchairs with deep seat. Upholstered with flower design in a very good vintage condition.     
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wood

Six Midcentury French Dining Chairs Art Deco all Original in Good Condition
Located in FR
Set of six French midcentury dining chairs Art Deco Handsome set strong and sturdy as well as comfortable In very good vintage condition. Measures: Seat height 46cms 18.1 inches H 98...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Six Midcentury Dining Chairs French Upholstered Easy to Recover
Located in FR
Six dining chairs midcentury French, circa 1970 Makers label Superb shape Upholstered and covered in red fabric if you would like a quote to do this please ask for details Unusual...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Charles Eames for Herman Miller Soft Pad Swivel Lounge Chairs, 1970s, Signed
By Charles Eames, Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Incredible black leather on this set of five (5) early year production, very collectible, Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller high-back executive soft pad swivel lounge chairs. T...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Armchair by Tatra, 1960s
By Tatra Pravenec
Located in Vienna, Austria
Extraordinary armchair, by manufacturer Tatra, former Czechoslovakia. The chair is completely restored and in an excellent condition. The armrests are bended oak and beechwood have ...
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Beech

  • Mid-Century Modern Armchair by Tatra, 1960s
  • Mid-Century Modern Armchair by Tatra, 1960s
  • Mid-Century Modern Armchair by Tatra, 1960s
  • Mid-Century Modern Armchair by Tatra, 1960s
H 32.29 in. W 31.5 in. D 27.56 in.
Giò Ponti Style Mid-Century Modern Red Sofa, 1960s
By Gio Ponti
Located in Cassina de'Pecchi, IT
A red two-seat sofa in the style of Giò Ponti, manufactured in Italy in 1960s. The sofa features the original red fabric upholstery and typical 'stiletto' supports.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

  • Giò Ponti Style Mid-Century Modern Red Sofa, 1960s
  • Giò Ponti Style Mid-Century Modern Red Sofa, 1960s
  • Giò Ponti Style Mid-Century Modern Red Sofa, 1960s
  • Giò Ponti Style Mid-Century Modern Red Sofa, 1960s
H 31.5 in. W 52.37 in. D 25.99 in.
Modular Seating Group from Thonet, 1960s, Seating Elements, Lobby Sofa Beige
By Thonet
Located in Nürnberg, Bavaria
Modular seating group from Thonet, 1960s. Seating elements with integrated side table and 1 coffee table. Table tops have been renewed (original table tops can be supplied).
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Living Room Sets

Materials

Metal

Pair of Midcentury Italian Blue Velvet Dining Chair by RB Rossana, 1950s
By RB Rossana
Located in Savona, IT
Pair of chairs produced in the 1950s by RB Rossana. Seat and back in curved plywood padded and lined with new blue velvet fabric. Side structure in lacquered wood. Legs in black p...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Italian Midcentury Rattan Armchair by Dal Vera, 1950s
By Dal Vera
Located in Savona, IT
Armchair produced by Dal Vera in Conegliano Veneto in the 1950s. Bamboo and woven cane structure. Padded and lined cushions on the seat and backrest. Good general conditions, some...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Rattan

Midcentury Silver Velvet Italian Armchair, 1950s
Located in Savona, IT
Italian manufacture armchair produced in the 1950s. Wooden structure padded and lined with new silver velvet fabric. Legs in conical shape wood with brass tips. Good general condi...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Wood, Velvet

  • Midcentury Silver Velvet Italian Armchair, 1950s
  • Midcentury Silver Velvet Italian Armchair, 1950s
  • Midcentury Silver Velvet Italian Armchair, 1950s
  • Midcentury Silver Velvet Italian Armchair, 1950s
H 34.26 in. W 29.53 in. D 23.63 in.
Pair of Midcentury Italian Ocher Velvet Bedroom Chair, 1950s
Located in Savona, IT
Pair of Italian manufactured chairs produced in the 1960s. Wooden structure padded and lined with ocher velvet fabric. Front legs in conical shaped wood. Wooden legs with square s...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Wood, Velvet

Midcentury Italian Gray Velvet Italian Armchair, 1950s
Located in Savona, IT
Italian manufacture armchair produced in the 1950s. Wooden structure padded and lined with new gray velvet fabric. Brass legs. Good general conditions, some signs due to normal us...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Brass

Plywood Armchair by Ingmar Relling for Westnofa , 1970s, Set of 2
By Westnofa Furniture, Ingmar Relling
Located in Savona, IT
Armchair of Norwegian manufacture produced by Westnofa in the 1970s on a design by Ingmar Relling. Hot curved plywood frame. A thick cotton seat on which it is placed, a padded cus...
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Vintage 1970s Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Fabric, Plywood

‘Julia’ Gray Swivel Armchair by Ceriotti, 1960s
Located in Savona, IT
Armchair produced in the 1960s by Ceriotti of Milan. Metal swivel base. Shell in expanded polystyrene lined with new gray fabric. Good general conditions, some signs due to normal...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal

  • ‘Julia’ Gray Swivel Armchair by Ceriotti, 1960s
  • ‘Julia’ Gray Swivel Armchair by Ceriotti, 1960s
  • ‘Julia’ Gray Swivel Armchair by Ceriotti, 1960s
  • ‘Julia’ Gray Swivel Armchair by Ceriotti, 1960s
H 28.35 in. W 32.68 in. D 26.78 in.
Black and White Swedish Midcentury 4-Piece Swivel Lounge Set by Swedfurn
By Swedfurn
Located in Glasgow, GB
Manufactured by the Swedish maker Swedfurn, this is a pair of very cool, super funky swivel chairs with two foot stools that can also double up as little side tables. The chairs sit ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Faux Leather, Plastic

Pair of Arne Norell "Sirocco" Safari Chairs, 1964
By Aneby Mobler, Arne Norell
Located in Middelfart, Fyn
These beautiful 'Sirocco chairs' was designed by Arne Norell in 1964, Aneby Mobler, Sweden. The frame is constructed without any glue or screws and uses the support of slung leat...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Leather

  • Pair of Arne Norell "Sirocco" Safari Chairs, 1964
  • Pair of Arne Norell "Sirocco" Safari Chairs, 1964
  • Pair of Arne Norell "Sirocco" Safari Chairs, 1964
  • Pair of Arne Norell "Sirocco" Safari Chairs, 1964
H 32.29 in. W 26.78 in. D 22.05 in.
CERTIFIED Ligne Roset TOGO Set in durable Chartreuse Fabric, DIAMOND QUALITY
By Michel Ducaroy
Located in Ostend, BE
Iconic French vintage sofa lounge set, beautifully reupholstered with our stain free, washable and very durable yellow "Cordoba Chartreuse" fabric. Original genuine vintage "Togo" pr...
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1990s French Mid-Century Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Lounge Chair and Ottoman FK 85, by Preben Fabricius and Jørgen Kastholm, 1960s
By Jørgen Kastholm & Preben Fabricius, Kill International
Located in Munster, NRW
Elegant lounge chair and ottoman by Preben Fabricius and Jørgen Kastholm for Kill International. The model FK 85 with leather upholstery dates back to the 1960s and was produced in G...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

1950s Vintage Stacking Chair
Located in Freiburg, DE
Very comfortable stacking chairs. Polished and oiled. Material: beech.
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Living Room Sets

Materials

Beech

  • 1950s Vintage Stacking Chair
  • 1950s Vintage Stacking Chair
  • 1950s Vintage Stacking Chair
  • 1950s Vintage Stacking Chair
H 32.29 in. W 20.87 in. D 18.51 in.
1950s Stool Maple Wood Legs, Brass Ferules, Yellow Vinyl Paul McCobb Attribute
By Paul McCobb
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Cool Mid-Century Modern stool, ottoman, tapered splayed light maple wood legs with brass ferules, cool shiny coated yellow vinyl upholstery with double welting and green applied cart...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Wood

Black Lacquer Wooden and Velvet Lounge Armchair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Black lacquer wooden feet with brass finish and psychedelic velvet lounge armchair Mid-Century Modern style.
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Brass

  • Black Lacquer Wooden and Velvet Lounge Armchair
  • Black Lacquer Wooden and Velvet Lounge Armchair
  • Black Lacquer Wooden and Velvet Lounge Armchair
  • Black Lacquer Wooden and Velvet Lounge Armchair
H 30.71 in. W 26.78 in. D 27.56 in.
CERTIFIED Ligne Roset TOGO Large set in natural COGNAC Leather, DIAMOND QUALITY
By Michel Ducaroy
Located in Ostend, BE
Iconic French vintage sofa lounge set, beautifully reupholstered with our signature cognac leather. Original genuine vintage "Togo" produced by Ligne Roset, France and designed by Mi...
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1990s French Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Foam

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Finn Juhl Attributed Walnut Arm Lounge Chairs
By Finn Juhl
Located in Wilmington, DE
Pair of Mid-Century Danish Modern John Stuart Finn Juhl walnut armchairs Offered is a pair of Mid-Century Modern arm chairs attributed to Finn Juhl. Look to be walnut and have be...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Wood

Stools, Mid-20th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Pair of stools on short conical wooden legs with a trapezoidal seat. The stools were reupholstered with a high-quality, black and white fabric by designer Eley Kishimoto.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Fabric, Wood

  • Stools, Mid-20th Century
  • Stools, Mid-20th Century
  • Stools, Mid-20th Century
  • Stools, Mid-20th Century
H 15.36 in. W 19.69 in. D 15.75 in.
Rattan and Wooden Lounge and Outdoor Seating Set of 4 Armchairs
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Superb, unique, genuine this garden lounge set in wood and rattan is graphic. You dream of a different garden, design and original and in addition vintage? Take a seat on these extra...
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Mid-20th Century African Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Bamboo, Rattan, Wood

Italian Mid-Century Dining Chairs Paolo Buffa Style, Set of Six, 1950s
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Traversetolo, IT
For your consideration this gorgeous set of six dining Chairs characterized by elegant lines, attributable to the design of Paolo Buffa. The structures, despite their slenderness, ar...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Faux Leather, Wood

French Mid-Century Campaign Style Black Leather Ottoman
Located in New York, NY
French Mid-Century modern Neo-classic campaign style steel & brass trimmed ottoman with cross leg design and black leather seat. (Related item: GRS054).
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Ottomans and Poufs

Materials

Brass, Steel

Modern Hide-Covered and Chrome Footstool
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Modern hide-covered and chrome footstool, rectangular with a tufted black and brown hide top mounted on a chrome base with curved feet and a stretcher, slatted bottom of the seat. ...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Stools

Modern Lounge Chair Designed by Mel Smilow
By Mel Smilow
Located in Atlanta, GA
Danish modern style walnut lounge chair designed by Mel Smilow for his company Smilow-Thielle, American, circa 1950s. Signed under the seat. It has been refinished and reupholstered ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Walnut, Upholstery

  • Modern Lounge Chair Designed by Mel Smilow
  • Modern Lounge Chair Designed by Mel Smilow
  • Modern Lounge Chair Designed by Mel Smilow
  • Modern Lounge Chair Designed by Mel Smilow
H 28 in. W 29 in. D 29.75 in.
Martin Visser for ’t Spectrum Wool and Wenge Lounge Chair sz74, Dutch Modern
By 't Spectrum Bergeijk, Martin Visser, Coen de Vries
Located in Amsterdam, NL
White wool and wenge lounge chair by Martin Visser for ’t Spectrum model sz74, The Netherlands 1969. Martin Visser was one of the leading Dutch designers of the mid-century together...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Wenge, Fabric

Set of 6 Italian Modern Walnut Dining Chairs, Borsani
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Hollywood, FL
The rounded backs with pierced area on tapering splayed legs, each with label to inside of seat frame, Borsani atelier.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Midcentury Danish Modern Niels Otto Møller Model 65 Leather Armchairs, Set of 8
By Niels Otto Møller
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Set of eight exotic rosewood and leather armchairs designed by Niels Otto Møller for T.L. Moller of Denmark, chair model #65. Gorgeous, elegant chairs with sleek lines and amazing w...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Rosewood, Leather

Midcentury Brazilian "MP-13" Sofa in Jatobá by Percival Lafer, 1970s
By Percival Lafer
Located in Sao Paulo, SP
Midcentury Brazilian "MP-13" sofa in Jatobá by Percival Lafer, 1970s Its entire base is built in solid Brazilian wood Jatoba. All upholstery is suede with buttons delicately carve...
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Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Suede, Rosewood

1960 Set of Retro White Leather Minimalistic Teak Lounge Chairs
Located in Cowthorpe, North Yorkshire
Lovely chairs newly upholstered in white Italian leather, clean minimal 1960s lines make for that Classic retro look. Lovely set of two of these minimalistic lounge chairs frame and ...
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Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Leather, Teak

Two Norwegian Bambi-Chairs Model 63 Made by Gustav Bahus, Des. Rastad & Relling
By Adolf Relling and Rolf Rastad
Located in Vienna, Vienna
Two armchairs, Norwegian Bambi-chair model 63 made by Gustav Bahus, design Rastad & Relling. Denmark, 1950. Solid teak, black leather. Measures: Height (80cm), width (58cm), de...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Wood, Teak, Leather

Finn Juhl Poet Sofa
By Finn Juhl, Bovirke
Located in London, GB
An early example of the "Poet" sofa designed by Finn Juhl in 1946 and produced by cabinetmakers Bovirke in the 1950s. The essentialness of the lines in this piece result in a shape ...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Beech

  • Finn Juhl Poet Sofa
  • Finn Juhl Poet Sofa
  • Finn Juhl Poet Sofa
  • Finn Juhl Poet Sofa
H 31.89 in. W 52.37 in. D 30.32 in.
1950s Red Brown Leather and Steel Base Daybed by Poul Kjaerholm 'b'
By Jørgen Kastholm & Preben Fabricius, Poul Kjærholm, E. Kold Christensen
Located in Frankfurt, Hessen, DE
Daybed by Poul Kjaerholm for E. Kold Christensen, leather and steel base, Denmark, 1957. Classic daybed designed by Poul Kjaerholm. The red shining brown thick leather tufted cush...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Daybeds

Materials

Steel

Set of Four Paul Evans Sculpted Bronze Chairs
Located in New York, NY
Set of four Paul Evans chairs. Frames have a Brutalist, sculpted bronze pattern. Stamped "PE" on bottom.
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Bronze

Set of Six Midcentury Alvar Aalto Chairs by Artek, Model 45
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in Lejre, DK
Set of six Alvar Aalto armchairs model no. 45 in beech and canvas. Designed in 1947 for Artek. Great original condition.
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Vintage 1940s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Canvas, Beech

Two Sculptural Fiberglass Chairs by Jean Dudon, France, 1970
By Jean Dudon
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Pair of “his and hers” chairs designed in 1970 by Jean Dudon and made of molded fiberglass with a gel coated finish one in orange the other in off-white Documented in "La Côte du De...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Rattan and Black Metal Armchair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Everyone talks about it, some dream it, everyone wants it, they are very difficult to find and yet it is there, before your eyes; this rattan lounge chair in the style of Janine Abra...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

  • Rattan and Black Metal Armchair
  • Rattan and Black Metal Armchair
  • Rattan and Black Metal Armchair
  • Rattan and Black Metal Armchair
H 33.86 in. W 37.8 in. D 25.99 in.
Mahogany Wooden Feet and Rattan Flower Armchair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Gorgeous armchair: rattan flower petal shaped seat, on mahogany wooden feet. Perfect on your terrace, in your veranda, around the swimming pool or the dining table. Poetic, elegant, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Rattan, Wood

  • Mahogany Wooden Feet and Rattan Flower Armchair
  • Mahogany Wooden Feet and Rattan Flower Armchair
  • Mahogany Wooden Feet and Rattan Flower Armchair
  • Mahogany Wooden Feet and Rattan Flower Armchair
H 38.19 in. W 28.35 in. D 24.41 in.
Wooden and Rattan Flower Shaped Chair
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Gorgeous chair: rattan flower shaped seat, on wooden feet. Perfect on your terrace, in your veranda, around the swimming pool or the dining table. Poetic, elegant, aerial.
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21st Century and Contemporary European Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Rattan, Wood

  • Wooden and Rattan Flower Shaped Chair
  • Wooden and Rattan Flower Shaped Chair
  • Wooden and Rattan Flower Shaped Chair
  • Wooden and Rattan Flower Shaped Chair
H 37.41 in. W 29.93 in. D 25.6 in.
Egon Eiermann, Plywood Chair SE 42, Germany 1955 Early Edition Wilde & Spieth
By Wilde + Spieth, Egon Eiermann
Located in Munster, NRW
Early example of Egon Eiermann SE 42 chair for Wilde & Spieth made out of plywood in beech. The curved seat and back promise a very comfortable seating. The chair comes in beauti...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Beech, Plywood

Set of Six Black and White Resin Stackable Armchairs
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Set of six warm white and black braided resin armchairs indoor/outdoor. They will be perfect on your terrace, in your veranda, your winter garden, even around the dining table! Desig...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Resin

  • Set of Six Black and White Resin Stackable Armchairs
  • Set of Six Black and White Resin Stackable Armchairs
  • Set of Six Black and White Resin Stackable Armchairs
  • Set of Six Black and White Resin Stackable Armchairs
H 33.08 in. W 22.45 in. D 23.23 in.
Swedish Bench in Pine by Sven Larsson
By Sven Larsson
Located in Karlstad, SE
Sven Larsson is one of the Swedish pioneers of the robust pine furniture era that started in the late 1960s and grew popular in the 1970s. With a great feeling for details and qualit...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Pine

  • Swedish Bench in Pine by Sven Larsson
  • Swedish Bench in Pine by Sven Larsson
  • Swedish Bench in Pine by Sven Larsson
  • Swedish Bench in Pine by Sven Larsson
H 13.78 in. W 55.12 in. D 19.69 in.
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Midcentury Modern Seating For Sale on 1stDibs

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How Much is a Midcentury Modern Seating?

A piece of midcentury modern seating can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,830, while the lowest priced sells for $1 and the highest can go for as much as $82,000.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe mid-century modern American furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale, in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century designers caught the spirit.

Classically-oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb — who designed holistic groups of sleek, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern American furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

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.