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Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

LOUIS XIII STYLE

Antique Louis XIII furniture is not as lavish as that of his son Louis XIV, who transformed his father’s modest Versailles hunting lodge into a sumptuous palace. Yet the imposing forms of its chairs, dressers, tables and other pieces express grandeur and luxury.

When Henry IV was assassinated in the streets of Paris in 1610, his young son became the king of France. With Louis XIII too young to rule, the widowed Marie de' Medici — a native of Italy and member of the prominent House of Medici — became regent, instilling an Italian influence in the decorative arts. Even after Louis XIII exiled his mother and took power in 1617, this aesthetic informed his court style. As did the consolidation of power, established with his chief minister, Cardinal Richelieu, through his death in 1643.

From sturdy chests and tall cupboards to colossal four-poster beds, almost every piece of Louis XIII furniture was heavily carved or turned from dark-toned wood. Motifs of the period included scrollwork, foliage, fruits, grotesque masks and other images of abundance, often inlaid in marquetry of wood or tortoiseshell. Ornamental scenes, sometimes carved on cabinet panels and other pieces from rare ebony, oak or walnut, were borrowed from engravings by northern European masters like Peter Paul Rubens. Engravings also spread the Louis XIII style during the 17th century, particularly by printmaker Abraham Bosse, who depicted the popular Louis XIII chairs designed with upholstered seats and low, wide backs.

The lofty profiles of the French furniture complemented the architecture under the reign of Louis XIII, such as the Palais du Luxembourg by chief architect Salomon de Brosse and architect Jacques Lemercier’s chapel at the Sorbonne, which showcased the influence of Italian Baroque.

Find a collection of antique Louis XIII armchairs, storage cabinets, decorative objects and other items on 1stDibs.

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Style: Louis XIII
Set of 6 Antique French Barley Twist Dining Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Set of 6 antique French Barley Twist dining chairs will add a timeless Old World touch to your entertaining! High, arched seatbacks combine with nicely sized seats, all upholstered i...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Fruitwood

Set of 6 French Os De Mouton Side Chairs in Carved Beech
Located in Dallas, TX
This set of six Classic French Os de Mouton side chairs have been hand carved in beech wood, assembled with square peg construction and upholstered with a floral print. French Beech ...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

Six French Dining Chairs Beech Os de Mouton Louis XIII Style, circa 1960
Located in Labrit, Landes
Six dining chairs in the Louis XIII style circa 1960 This chairs come from a restaurant on the French Basque Coast (South West of France) We have also a set of eight chairs, if you...
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1960s French Vintage Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Beech

Set of 6 French Louis XIII Carved Sheep Bone Dining Chairs with Tapestry
Located in Dallas, TX
Dressed a breakfast or dining room with this elegant suite of side chairs! Crafted in France circa 1970 and made of beech wood, each chair stands on carved "Os de Mouton" (sheep bone...
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Tapestry, Beech

Set of 6 French Louis XIII Style Dining Chairs
Located in Miami, FL
Set of 6 French Louis XIII style upholstered dining chairs. Upholstered in a heavy fabric. Each chair is solid and sturdy, strong enough for everyday use. Measures: 34 1/2" H x 18"...
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20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut

Set of Early French Louis XIII Chairs with Intricate Turnery and New Upholstery
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Wonderful set of three French Louis XIII walnut chairs with intricate turnery on the legs and stretchers, complemented by new neutral upholstery. seat height 20 Note: We have anoth...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Set of Six French Style Painted and Upholstered Dining Chairs
Located in Brea, CA
Set of 6 French Style Painted and Upholstered Dining Chairs Finished in an off white with subtle distressed edges on the legs, and upholstered in a heavy Belgian linen, in a natural ...
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Late 19th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Linen, Wood

Set of 12 Louis XIII Style Walnut Chairs
Located in Brussels, Brussels
Large set of 12 Louis XIII style walnut chairs - 20th century Very nice set of chairs in very good condition which has a very beautiful walnut turning Elegant red fabric which ...
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20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut

French Set of '6' Os De Mouton Vintage Dining Chairs in as Found Condition
Located in Chicago, IL
French Louis XIII style “Os de Mouton” dining chairs, which have been one of our most popular French dining chairs over the last 30 years. Together with our Louis XVI French dining c...
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1940s French Vintage Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Beech

Set of Six French Louis XIII Style Lacquered Dining Chairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Distinctive set of six lacquered dining chairs by Ferguson Copeland. Made in the grand French Louis XIII style with peaked seat backs. The chairs have a vintage upholstery with brass...
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20th Century American Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

Set of Early French Louis XIII Chairs with Intricate Turnery
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Wonderful set of three French Louis XIII walnut chairs with intricate turnery on the legs and stretchers, complemented by new neutral upholstery. Note: We have an identical set of 3 ...
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19th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Eight French Dining Chairs Beech Os de Mouton Louis XIII Style, circa 1960
Located in Labrit, Landes
Eight dining chairs in the Louis XIII style circa 1960 This chairs come from a restaurant on the French Basque Coast (South West of France) We have also two sets of six chairs, if yo...
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1960s French Vintage Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Beech

Brass Dining Chair With Black Leather Upholstery
Located in Toronto, Ontario
The 2 for 1 Chair has contemporary modern lines with old world comfort and silhouette. Designed with beautiful proportion and scale the 2 for 1 chair has traditional craftsmanship wi...
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2010s Portuguese Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

Set of 4 Os De Mouton High Back Dining Chairs
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Set of four French dining side chairs. The chairs are made in the Louis XIII Os de Mouton style. Beautifully crafted with a modern flare to classic French design. Louis XIV style.
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20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Antique Set (14) French Os De Mouton Style Dining Chairs Hand-Carved Wood Pegs
Located in Chicago, IL
French Os De Mouton Style dining chairs in a most unusual set of (14) side chairs. This rare set of (14) antique French dining chairs were actually hand-carved and assembled with woo...
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Early 1900s French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Beech

Set of Six French Louis XIII Style 19th Century Dining Room Side Chairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
A set of six French Louis XIII style dining room side chairs from the 19th century, with os de mouton bases, slanted camelbacks, cross stretchers and used floral upholstery. Created ...
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19th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

French Louis XIII Style Set '8' Dining Chairs Dating from 1700's in Old Chenille
Located in Chicago, IL
Not very often do we come across a set of époque Louis XIII style dining chairs that date from the 1700’s, let alone a set of (8). Each chair is slightly different and none are perfe...
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1730s French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Oak

Set of Eight French Regence Style Dining Chairs
Located in Westwood, NJ
A set of eight French Regency-style carved dining chairs. Comprised of eight armchairs, with jacquard upholstered cushion backrests and leather upholstered cushion seats with brass n...
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Late 20th Century European Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Set of 10 Antique French Louis XIII Style Os de Mouton Walnut Dining Side Chairs
Located in Birmingham, AL
A set of 10 antique French Louis XIII style os de mouton dining side chairs, circa 1920s, having beautifully carved walnut frames with high chapeau de gendarme backs and square secti...
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1920s French Vintage Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Velvet, Walnut

Set of Eight French Louis XIII Style Os de Mouton Dining Chairs with Tapestry
Located in Atlanta, GA
A set of eight French Louis XIII style os de mouton dining room side chairs from the 19th century with tapestry upholstery and nailhead trim. Born in France during the 19th century, ...
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19th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Tapestry, Wood

Set of Eighteen French 19th Century Louis XIII St. Beechwood Dining Chairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very attractive and complete set of eighteen French 19th century Louis XIII st. Beechwood dining chairs. Each Os de Mouton, referring to the sinuous stretcher that is a quintessent...
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19th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Beech

Set of 8 Louis XIII Style Chairs in Walnut
Located in Brussels, Brussels
Magnificent set of 8 walnut chairs in Louis XIII style, 20th century This beautiful set of French origin in walnut is in perfect condition. The chairs have been checked, repoli...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut

Set of 10 Antique French Louis XIII Style Os de Mouton Dining Side Chairs
Located in Birmingham, AL
An elegant set of 10 French Louis XIII style os de mouton dining side chairs, having beautifully carved walnut frames with high rectangular backs and supported on os de mouton or she...
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1920s French Vintage Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Walnut

Set of Six French 19th Century Louis XIII Style Patinated Oak Side Chairs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A handsome set of six French 19th century Louis XIII st. patinated oak dining chairs. Each chair is raised by elegant bun feet below beautiful turned legs connected by a most decorat...
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19th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Oak

Vintage Spanish Carved Oak and Leather Dining Sidechairs & Armchairs, Set of 8
Located in Dallas, TX
These elegant set of six dining chairs and two matching armchairs were crafted in Spain, circa 1890. Carved from solid oak, each chair features a pitched back dressed with two horizo...
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Late 20th Century Spanish Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Oak

Pair 17th Century Louis XIII Period Dining Room side hallway Chairs hand carved
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Three pairs available or a set of six chairs of the 17th century French carved walnut armchair Louis XIII of the period with handsomely turned front legs and stretchers. The chairs f...
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17th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Walnut

Four French Dining Chairs Oak Os De Mouton Louis XIII Style, circa 1960
Located in Labrit, Landes
Four dining chairs in the Louis XIII style made circa 1960. Red leather and studs, oak. Some traces of use, the chairs were little used. Two little marks on the back on one of the...
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1960s French Vintage Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Oak

Set of Six Mid-Century French Louis XIII Carved Walnut Turned Legs Side Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Dressed a breakfast or dining room with this elegant suite of side chairs! Crafted in France circa 1970 and made of walnut wood, each chair stands on carved turned legs ending with b...
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Walnut

'10' Rose Tarlow Melrose House Louis XIII Acanthus Leaf Leather Dining Chairs
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Offering one of our recent Palm Beach Estate fine furniture acquisitions of a Set of 10 Rose Tarlow melrose house Louis XIII acanthus leaf leather dining chairs Featuring a texture...
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Late 20th Century Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Walnut

Early 20th Century French Louis XIII Carved Oak Walnut Dining Chairs-Set of Six
Located in Dallas, TX
Place this elegant suite of six side chairs around your breakfast table for a true country French look. Crafted circa 1920 in the Louis XIII style, each chair stands on turned legs e...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Velvet, Oak

Mid-20th Century French Louis XIII Carved Sheep Bone Dining Chairs, Set of Six
Located in Dallas, TX
Dressed a breakfast or dining room with this elegant suite of side chairs! Crafted in France circa 1970 and made of beech wood, each chair stands on carved "Os de Mouton" (sheep bone...
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Walnut

Set of Four French Regency Style Wrought Iron Patio Sunroom Dining Armchairs
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Set of four vintage French Regency style wrought iron dining armchairs. Item features sturdy sculptural iron frames, shell accents on the front and the back of the top rail of each c...
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Mid-20th Century Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Iron

Eight French 19th Century Louis XIII Style Dining Room Chairs with Upholstery
Located in Atlanta, GA
A set of eight French Louis XIII style wooden dining room side chairs from the 19th century, with os de mouton base, cross stretchers, used foliage upholstery and nailhead trim. Crea...
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19th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Set of 10 Antique French Louis XIII Style Os de Mouton Dining Side Chairs
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Set of 10 Antique French Louis XIII Style Os de Mouton dining side chairs 8 chairs, and 2 armchairs in oak and leather, upholstery to be completely redone; structures in good condi...
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1950s French Vintage Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Oak

Louis XIII Style Mutton Leg Dining Chairs, Set of 6
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Offering one of our recent palm Beach Estate fine furniture acquisitions of a spectacular set of 6 Louis XIV style mutton leg dining chairs Featuring French brass nail trim around ...
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Early 20th Century Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

Set of Six Louis XIII Dining Chairs in Walnut with Original Leather
Located in Washington, DC
Set of six Louis XIII dining chairs in walnut with original leather.
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19th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Set of Two Upholstered Louis XIII Chairs, c. 1860
Located in Napa, CA
Two Louis VIII style chairs made in France in 1860 with deeply patinaed ash, upholstered in white linen.
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19th Century French Antique Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Ash, Upholstery

Set of 6 Os De Mouton Dining Chairs Louis XIII Style in Beech
Located in SAINTE-COLOMBE, FR
Set of 6 French Os de Mouton dining chairs Louis XIII style in beech A set of six sprung French Os de Mouton dining chairs made of solid beech. This very comfortable set of s...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Brass

Classic Pair of Antique French Os de Mouton Solid Oak Throne Chairs
Located in Chicago, IL
This fine pair of early 20th century solid oak throne chairs offer an unbeatable Os de Mouton or Louis XIII design making them easily work with other styles seamlessly. Having been c...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

French Louis XIII Style Dining Chairs, Set of Ten
Located in Chicago, IL
French vintage set of ten (10) dining chairs whose fabric needs replacing, but which are structurally very sound and priced accordingly. The style is typically called “os de mouton”,...
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1950s French Vintage Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Textile, Wood

Antique French Louis XIII Style Cow Fur on Hide Side Chair
Located in Chicago, IL
Antique French Louis XIII style chair that our old plank upholstery department, completely stripped down to the bare frame, cut corner blocks for seat bottom, re-glued the joints and...
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1910s French Vintage Louis XIII Dining Room Chairs

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Fur

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