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Seating For Sale
Greenapple Armchair, Capelinhos Armchair with Foot Rest, Handmade in Portugal
Located in Cartaxo, PT
Capelinhos Armchair with foot rest, Contemporary Collection, Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. Like a bottle of fine wine, the Capelinhos armchair is one that ages w...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Brass

Metal and Wicker Bucket Stools Austria 1950
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Uncommon shaped pair of so called bucket bar stools, made in Austria in the 1950s. These stools have a black painted solid metal frame which is very strong and sturdy. An elegant wic...
Category

1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Metal

Raki, Felt and Wood Corner Chair by Champalimaud in Stackabl, Canada, 2021
Located in New York, NY
STACKABL is a configurator that allows anyone to customize furniture online, an innovative system that allows you to turn high-quality, surplus metal, wood, and felt offcuts from our...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Seating

Materials

Felt, Wood

Danish Midcentury 1950's Loveseat Covered in Lambswool
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Lovely elegant Danish easy style settee probably made around 1950. Wood from stained beech which indicates that is was made before teak became the wood of choice in Danish furniture ...
Category

1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Wool, Beech

Pair of Mid Century Stools, II
Located in Westwood, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Ottoman with ebonized mahogany, with an X stretcher form, boxed upholstered seat, and brass cap feet. Dimensions: 24" W x 18" D x 18" H Shown in Draper Perfo...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Vietnamese Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Wood

Edward Wormley for Dunbar Janus Collection Chair and Footstool, C. 1950s
Located in Stamford, CT
Historic set of lounge chair and ottoman designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, circa 1950-1959. Completely restored, reupholstered in embossed velvet by Holly Hunt. Walnut refinishe...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Velvet, Walnut

Black Leather Desk Chair by Richard Sapper for Knoll Inc/Knoll Intl, France 1992
Located in Chicago, IL
Black Leather Office chair for Knoll Inc/Knoll International, France 1992. Original leather in excellent condition.
Category

1990s French Modern Seating

Materials

Leather

Danish 1940s Fritz Hansen Style High Back Lounge Chair with Open Armrests
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Classic Danish very comfortable high back armchair from the 1940s in the style of Fritz Hansen and Alfred Christensen with open armrests in beautifully curved stained beech. Nice sli...
Category

1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Wool, Beech

Vico Magistretti Set of Four Barstools in Oak and Straw
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Vico Magistretti, set of four bar stools, straw and oak, Italy, 1960s Italian set of five barstools by Vico Magistretti. The stools embody a simplistic, modest design. The frame i...
Category

1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Straw, Oak

Swivel Chair by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, Priced Low for Reupholstery, Signed
Located in Kansas City, MO
Dunbar barrel swivel lounge chair with a walnut base on brass casters. The casters can easily be removed if so desired. The walnut base has been expertly refinished and the mechanism...
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Brass

Set of 4 Midcentury Upholstered Armchairs
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A great set of 4 high quality newly upholstered armchairs. The stained beechwood beautifully curved and finished in bronze.
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Wood

Italian Modern X3 Chair by MarCo Maran, Max Design
Located in Zagreb, HR
“X3” chair with slide base and a seat in neon green color, Italy 2000s. Designer: Marco Maran Marked The single-piece transparent seat with a regular square mesh structure is o...
Category

Early 2000s Italian Post-Modern Seating

Materials

Steel, Chrome

In Stock Gufram, 'Bocca Unlimited' Lip-Shaped Sofa, 335-Ivory, by Studio 65
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Bocca, the original 1970 lips-shaped couch is only Gufram’s. More than any other, this object of design represents the perfect abstraction of feminine beauty. It is no coincidence th...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Seating

Materials

Fabric, Upholstery

Set of Ten Italian Dining Chairs in Brown and Olive Green Upholstery
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Set of ten dining chairs, beech, fabric, velvet, Italy, 1960s These dining chairs of Italian origin have a strong resemblance to Augusto Savini’s 'Pamplona' chair (1965) and Afra...
Category

1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Fabric, Velvet, Beech

Ib Kofod-Larsen Lounge Chair
Located in Fulton, CA
Iconic Danish Modern lounge chair designed by Ib Kofod-Larsen, Denmark 1960's. Original finish with fade and discoloration, older re-upholstery to reversible cushions in good conditi...
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Seating

Materials

Beech, Fabric

Set of "Y" Armchairs by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, C. 1950s
Located in Stamford, CT
A set of "Y" armchairs, designed by the Iconic Edward Wormley for Dunbar, circa 1950-1959. Completely restored, fitted with new caning, walnut frame work fully restored, stained in d...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Brass

Greenapple Chair, Maia Chair, Beige Italian Leather, Handmade in Portugal
Located in Cartaxo, PT
Maia Chair, Contemporary Collection, Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. Designed by Rute Martins for the Contemporary Collection, Maia sets the new standard for contemp...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Metal, Brass

Dulces, Felt and Wood Dine Chair, Laura Kirar in Stackabl, Canada, 2021
Located in New York, NY
STACKABL is a configurator that allows anyone to customize furniture online, an innovative system that allows you to turn high-quality, surplus metal, wood, and felt offcuts from our...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Canadian Seating

Materials

Felt, Wood

1950’s Svante Skogh ‘’Bodö’’ Armchairs
Located in Madrid, ES
Pair of ‘’Bodö’’ easy chairs in Oak, leather and ulpholstery designed by Svante Skogh for Säffle Möbelfabrik. Sweden, 1950’s. magnificent state, restored and reupholstered. Swedi...
Category

1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Leather, Upholstery, Oak

PIA Chair by Poul Cadovius, Walnut
Located in Paris, FR
PIA chair Solid oak frame, paper cordel seat Dimensions: H 75 x 49 x 48 cm (seat height 45cm) Wood: – Oak – Smoked oak – Black lacquered oak – Walnut Paper cordel: – Nat...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Seating

Materials

Walnut

Le Bambole 2-Seater Sofa in Turquoise Leather, Mario Bellini for B&B Italia 70s
Located in Zagreb, HR
Genuine vintage Le Bambole sofa upholstered in rare turquoise leather. Designed by Mario Bellini for B&B Italia in 1972, Le Bambole sofa soon became an icon and true star of 1970s...
Category

1970s Italian Post-Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Leather

Van Keppel Green, Chair, Iron, Rattan, USA, 1950s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A rattan and iron chair designed and produced by Van Keppel Green, USA, 1950s.
Category

1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Iron

Contemporary Chair for Ursula in Stucco Jesemonite
Located in London, GB
In April 2020 the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, met the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoga...
Category

2010s Dutch Modern Seating

Materials

Stucco

Chair by Deborah Ehrlich
Located in Accord, NY
Constructed by a master craftsman as well as talented sculptor - the simplicity and elegance of these chairs can only come to life with the very best of his talent. He uses tradition...
Category

2010s American Minimalist Seating

Materials

Ash, Hickory, Oak

Velvet Moreno Sofa by Lawson-Fenning
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The Moreno sofa sits low and deep with Italian inspired curved arms. The sofa features loose seat and back cushions and two side cushions that mimic the curvature of the arms. The le...
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Oak, Velvet

Pair of Custom Billy Baldwin Style Slipper Chairs
Located in Southampton, NJ
A pair of custom made Billy Baldwin style slipper chairs upholstered in rich charcoal velvet boasting Billy Baldwin signature back notched seat detailing with seat to floor length bo...
Category

Early 2000s Modern Seating

Materials

Velvet, Wood

Re-Edition Sheepskin Clam Chair by Arnold Madsen
Located in London, GB
Official Re-Edition of the iconic Clam Chair by Arnold Madsen. Dagmar in collaboration with the estate of Arnold Madsen is proud to re-launch the Clam Chair - one of the most cheris...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary British Seating

Materials

Fabric, Bouclé, Oak, Walnut, Sheepskin

Alky Chairs by Giancarlo Piretti for Anonima Castelli, 1970s
Located in amstelveen, NL
Alky chair by Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli, 1970s. Reupholstered in a beautiful high-quality boucle by Pierre Frey. Aluminum frame and polished chrome footrests. Beautiful organic ...
Category

1970s European Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Bouclé

Ángel Pazmiño Folding Chair, Produced by "Muebles De Estilo", Ecuador, 1960s
Located in Barcelona, ES
Folding chair designed in the 60s by Ángel Pazmiño for Muebles de Estilo (Ecuador). The structure is made of solid meranti wood and thick brown leather. The embossed leather on the ...
Category

1960s Ecuadorean Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Brass

Koki Design House Penny Chair
Located in BONDI BEACH, NSW
The colourful and funky Penny chair by Koki Design House is the perfect way to add a splash of personality to any room. Made of durable powder coated steel, it's cushions are upholst...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Australian Seating

Materials

Steel

Greenapple Bench, Liz Curved Bench, Blue Italian Leather, Handmade in Portugal
Located in Cartaxo, PT
Liz Curved Bench, Contemporary Collection, Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. The Liz bench offers simplicity and comfort for relaxed moments, without forgetting that t...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel

Dagmar Custom Made Elias Curved Sheepskin Sofa
Located in London, GB
Dagmar Elias curved sofa. The Elias sofa has been developed and handmade at our workshops in London. The sofa legs are available in oiled oak, dark fumed oak or dark stained beech...
Category

2010s Danish Seating

Materials

Oak, Sheepskin, Beech

Roche Bobois by Hans Hopfer Missoni Mah Jong Sectional Sofa & Ottoman, Set of 16
Located in London, GB
Originally designed by Hans Hopfer for Roche Bobois in 1971, the Mah Jong sofa has become a design classic. Since its original conception, Roche Bobois has collaborated with a var...
Category

1970s French Vintage Seating

Materials

Fabric, Velvet

Nanna Ditzel Egg-Shaped Hanging Cane Chairs (2), Italy 1959
Located in Vienna, AT
Original suspension egg chair by Nanna Ditzel, Italy mid century We have a pair available, priced per piece. The egg-shaped hanging chair is made of woven cane. It has a great aura...
Category

1950s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Steel

Re-Edition Sheepskin Clam Chair by Arnold Madsen
Located in London, GB
Official re-edition of the iconic clam chair by Arnold Madsen. Dagmar in collaboration with the estate of Arnold Madsen is proud to re-launch the Clam Chair - one of the most cher...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary British Seating

Materials

Sheepskin, Fabric, Bouclé, Oak, Walnut

Afra & Tobia Scarpa for Cassina Pair of '121' Dining Chairs in Leather
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Afra & Tobia Scarpa for Cassina, pair of dining chairs model '121', walnut, leather, Italy, design 1965 Pair of chairs by the Italian designer couple Tobia & Afra Scarpa. These ch...
Category

1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Pair of 1960's Olive Brown Leather Lounge Chairs with Ottoman by Illum Wikkelsø
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Fantastic leather chairs with ottoman in olive brown buffalo leather raised on rosewood legs. This rare model which resembles the fabled model V11 was designed by Illum Wikkelsø and ...
Category

1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Leather, Rosewood

Pair of Oak Upholstered Armchairs by Raffaella Crespi
Located in New York, NY
Pair of oak armchairs attributed to Raffaella Crespi; the uniquely rounded shaped arms, entirely upholstered as well as the seat and back all supported on a simple structure made of ...
Category

1960s Italian Vintage Seating

Materials

Oak

Re-Edition Clam Chairs by Arnold Madsen in boucle fabric
Located in London, GB
Official Re-Edition of the iconic Clam Chair by Arnold Madsen. Dagmar in collaboration with the estate of Arnold Madsen is proud to re-launch the Clam Chair - one of the most cheris...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary British Seating

Materials

Sheepskin, Fabric, Bouclé, Oak, Walnut

Modern Gold and Black Viking Dining Chair in Brass and Natural Fur Cushion
Located in Oporto, PT
Inspiration: The Viking chair was inspired by the Viking era. This piece recreates rustic shapes and textures that bring us back to a remarkable period of the medieval history. The...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Brass, Metal

"Moglie" Chair with Bronze and Exclusive Accessory, Istanbul
Located in Istanbul, 34
Moglie chair. Refined design heritage. This work of art will add value to your life with the precious handwork of Istanbul's best masters. This piece is designed by Hasan Samet...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Turkish Seating

Materials

Bronze, Stainless Steel

Blackout Gazelle Collection Drinks Table
Located in Stamford, CT
Demure curves pair with unexpected sharpness. This solid walnut table has a lightweight aesthetic balanced on strong, hand-sculpted legs. Featuring an ebonized finish for a natural a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Walnut

Office Chair, International Style Wooden Adjustable Office Chair
Located in Istanbul, TR
Darwin added wheels to the office chair in 19th century. In the 1970s ergonomics was added to design criteria. Today, it is the key element for whom spends long hours in the office...
Category

Early 2000s Turkish International Style Seating

Materials

Leather, Oak, Walnut

Flow Gold Contemporary High Stool by Enrico Girotti Made in Italy by lapiegaWD
Located in Verona, IT
An element, a continuous wire drawing geometries born from the projection of a circle on a triangle, in which the rigour of the continuous lines plays with the circular shapes that e...
Category

2010s Italian Minimalist Seating

Materials

Steel

Mid-Century Modern Armchair Bouclé, Leather Upholstered & Nero Marquina Marble
Located in Porto, PT
Mid-Century Modern armchair bouclé, leather upholstered & Nero Marquina marble Alice armchair Alice armchair is a luxury armchair composed by exquisite materials. This eclectic armch...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Marble

Denver Chaise Longue by Hessentia Upholstered with Off-White Fabric
Located in Carate, Brianza (MB)
Inspired by the legendary 1970s, Denver has a shape whose design is clearly visible from the side. The chaise longue is composed of two elements: the main body with a full shape t...
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Seating

Materials

Metal

Shearling Pair of Danish Fritz Hansen Model 1518 Large Size Club Chairs 1940's
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Pair of sublime large scale pair of model 1518 lounge club chairs made by Fritz Hansen in the late 1930s or early 1940s. Superbly comfortable chairs with their dramatically low and w...
Category

1940s Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Sheepskin, Beech

Big Big Chair Armchair + Pouf, Sheepskin Set by Norr11
Located in Paris, FR
BIG BIG CHAIR Armchair and Little Big Pouf Signed by Kristian Sofus Hansen and Tommy Hyldahl for Norr11. Models shown on the picture: - Big Big Chair Size: H: 98 cm / SH: 41 cm / W...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Seating

Materials

Sheepskin

Contemporary Ceramic Side Table Column Stool Blue Black Beige Glazed Earthenware
Located in Rubi, Catalunya
Hand thrown stoneware side table manufactured at the workshop of Apparatu in Barcelona. Different clay bodys are mixed with natural fibers like corn, straw, or heather straw. The pie...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Other Seating

Materials

Ceramic, Stoneware, Earthenware

Greenapple Sofa, Unfinished Sofa, Pearl Cotton-Linen, Handmade in Portugal
Located in Cartaxo, PT
Unfinished Sofa, Contemporary Collection, Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. Designed by Rute Martins for the Contemporary Collection, this seemingly unfinished sofa wa...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Leather, Fabric, Bouclé, Wood

Greenapple Chair, Timeless Chair, Beige Bouclé & Faux Fur, Handmade in Portugal
Located in Cartaxo, PT
Greenapple Chair, Contemporary Collection, Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. This armchair was created to accompany our joys, life experiences and growth. A timeless p...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Leather, Bouclé, Velvet, Wood

Italian Designer, Lounge Chairs, Wood, Brown Fabric, Italy, 1950s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of wood and fabric lounge chair designed and produced in Italy, 1940s-1950s.  
Category

1940s Italian Organic Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Milo Baughman For Thayer Coggin Swivel ‘Wave’ Chaise Lounge
Located in Southampton, NJ
Milo baughman for Thayer Coggin swiveling ‘Wave’ Chaise Lounge in "Royale Chocolate" Performance Velvet. In excellent condition having new high end velvet upholstery with new cush...
Category

1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Seating

Materials

Brass

Set of Six 'LC2' Leather Club Chairs by Le Corbusier for Alivar, Signed
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This comfortable set of six (6) Le Corbusier for Alivar 'LC2' Club Chairs in gorgeous thick Italian brown leather, priced in this listing as a set. See our other listings for these p...
Category

1980s Italian Bauhaus Vintage Seating

Materials

Chrome

Erasmo Orange Sofa
Located in Milan, IT
A modular sofa with enveloping and sinuous shapes: Erasmo is a perfect synthesis of classic and modern lines, elegantly highlighted by the creasing of the armrest that discreetly fol...
Category

2010s Italian Seating

Materials

Textile

Re-Edition Arnold Madsen Sheepskin Clam Chairs
Located in London, GB
Official Re-Edition of the iconic Clam Chair by Arnold Madsen. Dagmar in collaboration with the estate of Arnold Madsen is proud to re-launch the Clam Chair - one of the most cheris...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary British Seating

Materials

Sheepskin, Fabric, Bouclé, Oak, Walnut

Greenapple Chair, Laurence Chair, Nubuck Leather, Handmade in Portugal
Located in Cartaxo, PT
Laurence Chair, Contemporary Collection, Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. Designed by Rute Martins for the Contemporary Collection, Laurence meets the artistic need t...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Leather, Bouclé, Velvet, Wood

Greenapple Sofa, Twins Sofa 3-Seat, Navy Velvet, Handmade in Portugal
Located in Cartaxo, PT
Twins Sofa, Contemporary Collection, Handcrafted in Portugal - Europe by Greenapple. Designed by Rute Martins for the Contemporary Collection, Twins sofa and chaise longue share the...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Seating

Materials

Leather, Fabric, Bouclé, Wood

Antique, New and Vintage Seating

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.

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