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18th Century and Earlier Armchairs

Ephraim Ståhl, Late Gustavian Griffin Sofa, circa 1795
Ephraim Ståhl, Late Gustavian Griffin Sofa, cir...
Ephraim Stahl
Antique 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Armchairs
Wood
Ephraim Ståhl (1767 Stockholm 1820), Late Gustavian griffin sofa with Egyptian heads, origin: Stockholm, Sweden, circa 1795 Almost identical sofas from the permanent collections i...
French Louis XVI Period 18th Century Armchair with Floral Tapestry Upholstery
French Louis XVI Period 18th Century Armchair w...
Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs
Tapestry, Upholstery, Wood
A French Louis XVI period carved wood armchair from the late 18th century with oval back and tapestry upholstery. Born during the second half of the 18th century, this exquisite sing...
Early 18th Century French Régence Carved Armchair
Early 18th Century French Régence Carved Armchair
Antique 18th Century French Louis XV Armchairs
Oak
Large and impressive early 18th century French Régence carved armchair. The Régence was the period in French history between 1715 and 1723, when King Louis XV was a minor and the lan...
Pair of Swedish Gustavian Armchairs
Pair of Swedish Gustavian Armchairs
Antique 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Armchairs
Pair of fine 18th century Gustavian armchairs in original color and a very unusual back splat. Marked with the seal of Stockholm chair maker’s guild, circa 1790, Stockholm Sweden.
Pair of French Louis XVI Bergères with a Painted and Parcel Gilded Finish
Pair of French Louis XVI Bergères with a Painte...
Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Bergere Chairs
A pair of French Louis XVI bergères with a painted and parcel gilt finish.
Swedish Gripsholm Transitional Rococo / Gustavian 18th c. Armchair, circa 1775
Swedish Gripsholm Transitional Rococo / Gustavi...
Antique 18th Century Swedish Rococo Chairs
Pine, Paint
Exceptional and rare Swedish Gripsholm transitional Rococo / Gustavian armchair with unusual carvings and details, circa 1775, origin: Sweden, original paint with charming old repair...
Exceptional 18th Century Rococo Armchairs, pair, circa 1760
Exceptional 18th Century Rococo Armchairs, pair...
Antique Early 18th Century Swedish Rococo Armchairs
Paint
18th century rococo armchairs, pair, circa 1760 with original blue color and remnants of silver giltwood; wonderful forms with gorgeous carvings.
Louis XVI Chaise Percée
Louis XVI Chaise Percée
Antique 1780s French Louis XVI Armchairs
Mahogany
An 18th century chaise percée, from the bathroom of Baron Max Fould-Springer, Palais Abbatial de Royaumont and by descent his sister Baroness Elie (Lilianne) de Rothschild.
18th Century George III Mahogany  English Chippendale   Desk Armchair
18th Century George III Mahogany English Chipp...
English School
Antique 1780s English Chippendale Armchairs
Leather, Wood
One of a kind 18th century English George III mahogany Chippendale desk armchair, with claw and bawl legs. Upholstered in green leather. Excepcional size and in a perfect condition....
19th Century Pair of Bolivian Hand Carved Wooden Armchairs
19th Century Pair of Bolivian Hand Carved Woode...
Antique Mid-18th Century Bolivian Armchairs
Wood
19th century pair of Bolivian hand carved wooden armchairs, decorated with geometric motifs and animals on arm and backrest.
Oversized Oak and Rush Seat Farm Chair, circa 1720
Oversized Oak and Rush Seat Farm Chair, circa 1720
Antique 1720s Italian Primitive Armchairs
Rush, Oak
Oversized oak and rush seat farm chair, circa 1720. Rush seated farm chair with oak frame, unusually tall and deep.
Pair of  Lounge Chairs by François le tourneur 1950 Reupholstered
Pair of Lounge Chairs by François le tourneur ...
François Letourneur
Antique 1650s French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Metal
Pair of Great shape 1950 Lounge Chairs or Armchairs by the French designer Francois Letorneur. Iron Structure ,Newly Reupholstered in blue velvet fabric .very sturdy and all in e...
George II Carved Mahogany Bergere Armchair
Antique Mid-18th Century English George II Bergere Chairs
Fabric, Mahogany
George II period bergere armchair with arched back rest, the outward scrolling arms framed by carved mahogany arm supports, above carved cabriole legs decorated with C-scrolls and a ...
Oak Armchair, Gloucestershire, circa 1630-1640
Antique 17th Century British Renaissance Furniture
Oak
Charles I oak armchair, Gloucestershire, circa 1630-1640 The perforated scroll carved cresting flanked by reverse scroll uprights above a guilloche carved top rail, with recess ar...
Inlaid Oak Armchair, English, Gloucestershire, ...
Antique 17th Century British Renaissance Armchairs
Oak
Mid-17th century oak and inlaid armchair, English, Gloucestershire, circa 1640-1650. The unusual scroll shaped and diaper carved cresting centered upon a palmette above bold chevr...
Early, Swedish Allmoge Poker / Stove Chair, Ori...
Antique 18th Century Swedish Folk Art Armchairs
Rush, Wood
Early, Swedish allmoge poker / stove chair, origin: Blekinge, Southern Sweden, circa 1750 Provenance: Private Manor House, Sweden These chairs were used by women to sit in / near t...
Baroque 18th Century Armchair, Circa 1740, Orig...
Antique 18th Century Swedish Baroque Armchairs
Swedish Baroque 18th century armchair, circa 1740, Origin: Sweden Reupholstered later in natural leather.
Outstanding George III Carved Mahogany Elbow Chair
Antique 18th Century European George III Armchairs
Mahogany
Outstanding George III carved mahogany elbow chair, having a fantastic carved mahogany shaped top, fantastic carved back with ribbon and leaf decoration, lovely shaped carved arms, d...
Louis XV Fauteuil Cabriolet, Signed "Nadal L'Ai...
Jean Nadal L'aine
Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Chairs
Beech
A lovely French Louis XV period armchair in beech retaining its original grey painted finish and currently upholstered in an antique cotton check fabric, nicely carved with a crest o...
Pair of 18th Century Neoclassical Cream Painted...
François Hervé
Antique Late 18th Century English Neoclassical Armchairs
Wood
An exceptional pair of George III period cream japanned and parcel-gilt armchairs, having the square backs and sides with bead molded frames, on turned fluted legs headed by paterae,...
18th Century English Country House Library Flam...
Thomas Chippendale
Antique 1760s English George III Wingback Chairs
Mahogany
A super fine English 18th century George III Chippendale period mahogany wing back library armchair, of extremely well-shaped outline and desirable generous proportions;  circa 17...
George II 18th Century Period Mahogany Barrel-S...
Antique 1740s English Armchairs
The 'horseshoe-shaped' or 'barrel-shaped' gentleman's armchair has recently been re-upholstered in a red crimson leather and has a fitted seat. The proportions are elegant and petite...
Louis XV Armchair Owned by Elsa Schiaparelli
Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Armchairs
Silk, Wood
This fine 18th century armchair belonged to Elsa Schiaparelli, the fashion designer who was celebrated for her surrealist creations, and patronage of Salvador Dali and Jean Cocteau. ...
Italian Transition Olive Wood Fauteuil
Antique Late 18th Century Italian Armchairs
Olive
Charming parcel gilt Italian fauteuil arm chair of olive wood, of the Transition period. Originally painted, the combination of aged olive wood with the gilt accents creates a lovely...
18th Century Pair Of Fine French Louis XVI Shie...
Jean-Baptiste Claude Séné
Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs
Leather, Fabric, Giltwood
18th Century Fine Pair Of French Louis XVI Jean Baptiste Claude Sene style, shield back hand-carved gilt wood and leather upholstered armchairs. Newly upholstered with new superior q...
18th Century George II Mahogany Armchair with N...
Antique Early 18th Century English George II Armchairs
Textile, Mahogany
A very fine and rare George II mahogany armchair with a drop-in seat upholstered in 18th century needlework. The scrolling back with a vase shaped back splat surmounted by a carved s...
18th Century George III Mahogany Library Chair
Antique Late 18th Century English George III Armchairs
Textile, Mahogany
A fine George III mahogany library or Gainsborough armchair. Conceived in the French taste, with elegant cabriole legs to the front and rear, the scrolled arm and hand supports simil...
Louis XV Armchairs by Jean-René Nadal l'Ainé
Jean-Rene Nadal
Antique 18th Century French Louis XV Armchairs
Fabric, Wood
This impressive pair of French armchairs displays the splendor and elegance of the Louis XV period. Crafted by the famed ébéniste Jean-René Nadal l'Ainé (1733-1783), the chairs are e...
Pair of 18th Century Swedish Roccoco Armchairs
Unknown
Antique 1760s Swedish Rococo Armchairs
Upholstery, Wood
Pair of 18th century Swedish Roccoco armchairs In great condition.
Pair of Large Ebonised Armchairs, Late 17th Cen...
Antique Late 17th Century Italian Baroque Armchairs
Wood
Two large armchair ( male and female) one larger than the other ,with their tall backs and baroque carved decoration ,the shell and scroll-carved toprails above padded backs within b...
18th Century Neoclassical Pair of Cream Painted...
François Hervé
Antique Late 18th Century English Neoclassical Armchairs
Wood
An exceptional pair of George III period cream japanned and parcel-gilt armchairs, having the square backs and sides with bead moulded frames, on turned fluted legs headed by paterae...
18th Century Nutwood Armchair Dated with Brass ...
Antique 1720s Dutch Armchairs
Leather, Tapestry, Nutwood
Beautiful antique 18th century nutwood armchair from the Netherlands dated 1728 with brass nails and partially covered with leather and tapestry from a later date probably 1970s-1980...
Louis XV Fauteuil Cabriolet, circa 1760
Antique 1760s French Louis XV Armchairs
Beech
A charming Louis XV period fauteuil cabriolet in its original painted finish, with floral carvings on the back and seat rail, cabriole legs and a scalloped apron. Recently upholstere...
18th Century Italian Fruitwood Corner Armchair
Antique 18th Century Italian Armchairs
Rush, Fruitwood
18th century Italian fruitwood corner armchair with rush seat.
Pair of Turinese Armchairs
Antique 18th Century Italian Armchairs
Walnut
A fine pair of North Italian walnut armchairs, Turin, circa 1760.
Two Similar Regence Armchairs, France, circa 1720
Antique Early 18th Century French Régence Armchairs
Walnut
Two similar French walnut Regence armchairs, "Fauteuil a La Reine", upholstered in tapestry with slight variations, circa 1720.
George II Wing Chair, England, circa 1750
Antique Mid-18th Century English George II Wingback Chairs
Upholstery, Mahogany
An English George II period wing chair upholstered in tapestry with mahogany legs, circa 1750.
18th Century Pair of Italian Louis XIV Caned Fa...
Antique Early 18th Century Italian Louis XIV Armchairs
Wood
The rectangular caned back with molded frame and shaped projecting crest rail with centred carved cresting of facing heraldic eagles, joined to framed caned seat with pelmet shaped a...
18th Century and Later Pair of Similar Panel Ba...
Antique 18th Century British Georgian Armchairs
Oak
This is a pair of similar antique, 18th century and later panel back armchairs. The aged English oak carries a warmth and deep lustrous shine. Raised on turned legs united by ring t...
18th Century Italian Walnut Chair-Grand Scale
Antique 18th Century Italian Louis XV Armchairs
Fabric, Walnut
Very large Antique Italian Louis XV Walnut Fauteuil/Armchair From Tuscany . This Grand Scale Chair Is Both Comfortable And Sturdy And Would Acomodate A Very Large Person. Would Make ...
George III Armchair
Antique 1780s English George III Armchairs
English George III (Hepplewhite) mahogany open armchair in the French toast with rosettes and scroll cabriole legs.
French Baroque Walnut Armchair Upholstered in I...
Antique Mid-17th Century French Louis XIII Armchairs
Walnut
A French baroque Louis XIII carved walnut armchair. This is a period Louis XIII armchair with foliate carved arms, turned stretchers and turned columnar legs. Upholstered in chic and...
Late 17th Century French Os De Mouton Armchair
Antique Late 17th Century French Baroque Armchairs
A late 17th century French Os de Mouton armchair, circa 1690. Completely stripped and reupholstered using a high quality stylish charcoal Belgian linen.
18th Century Gustavian Windsor Style Comb Back ...
Antique Late 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Armchairs
Wood
A rare 18th-century vernacular Windsor style comb back armchair from the Gustavian period in secondary historical color. Ca 1790 Sweden. Good condition with wear and tear consist...
17th Century English William & Mary Oak and Can...
Antique Late 17th Century English William and Mary Armchairs
Cane, Oak
Presenting a beautiful and extremely rare english William & Mary armchair……17th century, circa 1690. Lovely proportions and beautifully carved……..perfect for a home study, library...
Pair of Italian Neoclassical Armchairs
Unknown
Antique Early 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Armchairs
Wood
An elegant pair of neoclassical Italian walnut armchairs. A nicely curved crest rail with a gilded trellis. Loose cushion on seat and saber form rear legs with square taper front leg...
Pair of Liege or Aix-la-chapelle Rococo Oak Arm...
Antique Mid-18th Century Belgian Rococo Armchairs
Oak
Highly intricate and beautifully carved masterpieces. The crested toprail composed of interlocking scrolls, above a pierced backrest flanked by carved uprights adorned in serpentine ...
George II Ball and Claw Foot Gainsborough Armchair
Antique 1770s English George II Armchairs
A fine George II carved mahogany Gainsborough armchair with serpentine top rail, carved arms, on carved cabriole acanthus knees and bold ball and claw feet.
Pair of Danish Louis XVI Giltwood Open Armchair...
Antique 1780s Danish Louis XVI Armchairs
Giltwood
A pair of Danish Louis XVI giltwood open armchairs, Late 18th century, with a arched upholstered backrest, straight armrests, upholstered seat raised on turned fluted and tapered leg...
French Louis XVI Fauteuil by Martin Jullien, Mi...
Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs
Linen, Beech
A Louis XVI fauteuil-style armchair in beech and linen by notable French master furniture maker Martin Jullien, circa 1760s. Balloon back rises above shaped seat flanked by cabriole...
Pair of Armchairs from Genoa Solid Walnut, Ital...
Antique 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Armchairs
Walnut
A pair of armchairs en cabriole with elliptical back, serpentine carved arms on turned, coiled and fluted supports that recall the decorative motif of the legs. Typical stylistic ele...
18th Century Walnut Wing Chair
Antique 1740s Armchairs
Walnut
A George II walnut wing chair with outward scrolling armrests; raised on foliate-carved cabriole front legs terminating in ball and claw feet.
18th Century Renaissance Hand-Carved Throne, Wa...
Antique Early 18th Century Italian Renaissance Armchairs
Walnut
Antique Renaissance carved throne with decorative wood panels in solid hand-carved walnut, as well as the two crowns panels. The Throne with the two crowns have been restored and pol...
Lord Monson's, Wanstead House Chairs a Pair of ...
James Moore
Antique Early 17th Century English George I Armchairs
Tapestry, Giltwood
An exceptional, Important and well documented pair of George I Gilt gesso open armchairs. Covered in their original blue and red wool and silk needlework. The pronounced scrolled arm...
18th Century Georgian Corner Armchair
Antique 18th Century English Georgian Armchairs
Mahogany
An 18th century mahogany corner armchair. The chair has a high comb back with four square legs that have cross rails between and a drop in needlework upholstered pad seat. The ...
Pair of Victorian Brown Leather Club Armchairs ...
Unknown
Antique 17th Century English Victorian Club Chairs
Leather, Mahogany
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare pair of original circa 1860 fully sprung restored aged brown leather club armchairs with 18th century Cherub Putti Angels to the bas...
Armchair Rare Swedish Gustavian 1780-1800 Round...
Antique Late 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Armchairs
Armchair Swedish Gustavian 1780-1800 original paint, Sweden. A rare form of armchair made during the early Gustavian period in Sweden, circa 1780-1790. Stripped to its original finis...
Armchair Swedish Gustavian 1775-1790 White Wash...
Antique Late 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Armchairs
Armchair Swedish Gustavian 1775-1790 white washed, Sweden. An armchair made during the early part of the Gustavian period circa 1775-1790. A rounded open back splat with an urn shape...
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