Antique Armchairs

The wide variety of antique armchair designs that we offer is sure to please most any tastes, and we strive to have a great selection of pairs of armchairs at all times. Here you’ll find perfect choices for the masculine rooms, the more feminine areas, and the office or study. Some examples have new upholstery; some are ready to cover with your coordinating fabric. We have antique fauteuils, antique bergeres, and much more!

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19th Century French Empire Mahogany Armchair

19th Century French Empire Mahogany Armchair features the elegant and tailored lines of the style, highlighted with subtle bronze mounts.  Designed for an executive at his desk, the low seatback allows one elbow room to reach around to a credenza or bookcase. Circa 1890s Measures 23.5H x 23W x 18.5D - Seat 18H
$1,400   $1,750
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Pair Antique French Louis XV Painted Bergeres

Pair Antique French Louis XV Painted Bergeres feature graceful naturalistic lines, a beautifully patinaed, distressed painted finish, and linen upholstery for a soft, comfortable effect! Circa mid-1900s Each measures 39H x 26W x 28D; seat 19H
$6,900
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19th Century English Mahogany Armchair

19th Century English Mahogany Armchair features an elegant look inspired by the French Empire style, with the sheer natural beauty of the exotic imported mahogany showing forth in the framework around the generously appointed seat. See matching set of 4 side chairs in Related Items below left! Circa 1880s Measures 34.5H x 21W x 18.5D; seat 19.5H

19th Century French Empire Mahogany Armchair

19th Century French Empire Mahogany Armchair makes an ideal style statement for the tailored, more formal decor.  Hand-crafted from exotic imported mahogany embellished with cast bronze mounts, it boasts elegant comfort with timeless flair! Circa 1880s Measures 36H x 23.5W x 20D; seat 21.5H
$1,250
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Pair 19th Century Liegoise Louis XIV Armchairs

Pair 19th Century Liegoise Louis XIV Armchairs feature amazing detail, all hand-carved to perfection from the boldly arched seatback crown down the back splat and further into the armrests and frame below.  Shell, foliate and floral motifs in an elegantly stylized mannerism predominate, with a large rosette commanding the backsplat to draw attention. ...
$2,900
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19th Century Antique French Louis XV Original...

Regarding this particular Antique French Armchair (fauteuil en Francaise), few appreciate the intricate style and engineering required in constructing such a handsome piece as this, and fewer still the enduring needlepoint tapestry!  Such upholstery is the most durable of all forms, and retails its color as an added benefit for decade after decade after...

Pair 19th Century French Louis XIV Gilded Armchairs

Pair 19th Century French Louis XIV Gilded Armchairs will add regal elegance to any room!  Bold Baroque styling has been hand-carved into the framework which was then given a gold finish which has achieved an amazing distressed patina that is soft and pleasing to the eye.  Carved detail emphasizes shell and acanthus plume motifs to an incredible degree of...
$3,990   $5,700
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19th Century French Louis XV Tapestry Armchair

19th Century French Louis XV Tapestry Armchair features the graceful lines of the rococo style with hand-carved embellishments appearing from top to bottom, with the frame supported by four cabriole legs.  Upholstered in painstakingly detailed needlepoint, it is sure to last you for generations to come! Circa 1880s Measures 44H x 27W x 24D - Seat 17H
$875   $1,250
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19th Century Barley Twist Walnut Chaise Lounge Frame

19th Century Barley Twist Walnut Chaise Lounge Frame is ready to upholster!  From what we can tell, it's had two upholstery jobs done on it already, and the frame is so sturdy and well made it's good for three or four more!  Large enough on which to take a nap, yet small enough to take up less of a footprint in the room than a full daybed, this is an...
$1,163   $4,650
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Pair Mid-Century Modern School Armchairs

Pair of Mid-Century Modern School Armchairs are perfect for the kids' rooms! More armchairs, chairs and a school table are available as of this writing!  (See Related Items below left~) Circa 1950s Each measures 24.5H x 15.5W x 13.5D ~ Seat 14.5H
$163   $326
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Pair Mid-Century Modern School Armchairs

Pair of Mid-Century Modern School Armchairs are perfect for the kids' rooms! More armchairs, chairs and a school table are available as of this writing!  (See Related Items below left~) Circa 1950s Each measures 24.5H x 15.5W x 13.5D ~ Seat 14.5H
$163   $326
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Antique Rattan Chair ca. 1920

Antique Rattan Chair ca. 1920Measures 57H x 34.5W x 22D - seat 17H
$1,470   $2,450
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19th Century Barley Twist Armchair, Needlepoint

19th Century Barley Twist  Needlepoint Armchair. Circa 1890s Measures 46H x 26.5W x 26D - seat 21.5H
$359   $798
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Antique French Louis XVI Painted Armchair ~ Bergere

Antique French Louis XVI Painted Armchair ~ Bergere is a great choice anywhere a light, casual effect is desired, with the added benefit of wraparound comfort thanks to the timeless design!  Spiral ribbon carvings create a molded detail that surrounds the framework, with egg & dart along the seat, accented with acanthus plumes and rosettes.  Tapered,...

18th Century Swedish Armchair

18th Century Swedish Armchair boasts tailored lines and surprising comfort, with a modicum of carved detail on the seatback crown and mohair upholstery. Circa 1790s Measures 40H x 25W x 22D; seat 18H

19th Century French Louis XV Armchair with Tapestry

Antique French Louis XV Armchair with Tapestry features the gracefulness of the style, with subtly arched seatback, contoured framework, sculpted in French walnut with shell and foliate motifs, and cabriole legs.  The tapestry depicts a variation of the "Five Senses" of which the most famous example extant exists at the Cluny Museum in Paris, recently...

19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Armchair ~ Fauteuil

19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Armchair ~ Fauteuil is representative of the finest traditions of premium furniture craftsmanship produced during the waning years of the 1800s.  This example features a generous seat and oval, contoured seatback for amazing comfort, upholstered in a damascene mohair.  The frame is sculpted from fine French walnut, and...

Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Armchairs ~...

Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Armchairs ~ Fauteuils are representative of the finest traditions of premium furniture craftsmanship produced during the waning years of the 1800s.  This pair feature generous seats and oval, contoured seatbacks for amazing comfort, upholstered in a damascene mohair.  The frames are sculpted from fine French...

Rare 18th Century Country French Walnut Child's High...

Rare 18th Century Country French Walnut Child's High Chair is an unusual example of fine craftsmanship designed for a toddler.  Not many of these examples remain due to the abuse they usually endure that this one has luckily escaped.  Fitted with a leather seat which appears to be the original, fitted with large head brass tacks, it boasts sturdy arms and...

Antique French Louis XV Painted Armchair ~ Bergere

Antique French Louis XV Painted Armchair ~ Bergere represents the essence of stylish comfort, with finely carved undulating framework enhanced by the mohair upholstery and patinaed painted finish!  Upholstery remains serviceable, and encloses a somewhat firm but very comfortable padding that is enhanced by the bolster perfect for lumbar support.  FLoral...

19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Armbench

19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Armbench features an amazing amount of artistry in a diminutive piece!  Utilizing only select, sumptuous French walnut, the artisans crafted naturalistic scrolls for the uprights, with each of four one piece sculpted with shell and acanthus leaf motifs, tipped with escargots.  The scrolled apron is adorned on all four...

19th Century French Walnut Art Nouveau Armchair with...

19th Century French Walnut Art Nouveau Armchair with Ottoman is a rare find, indeed!  Hand-carved from select French walnut in a tailored rendition of the movement, it features a very comfortable bergere mated with an oversize ottoman that can double as a separate seat for entertaining.  Fabric is in very serviceable condition and in a neutral color. ...

Antique French Walnut Louis XV Wingback Armchair

Antique French Louis XV Walnut Wingback Armchair represents the essence of stylish comfort!  Mohair upholstery is quite serviceable in a neutral beige, complementing the hand-carved natural walnut framework adorned with floral and foliate motifs. Circa mid-1900s Measures 41H x 34W x 35D - Seat 18.5H

Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Armchairs

Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Armchairs represent the understated elegance of the style that has its roots in ancient Greek and Roman architecture, truly standing the test of time for over three millennia!  Tastefully hand-crafted and subtly carved  with accents such as rosettes and tapered & fluted legs, each chair boasts a painted...

PAIR 19th Century French Louis XV Giltwood Armchairs ~...

PAIR 19th Century French Louis XV Giltwood Armchairs ~ Fauteuils is a wonderful find, indeed!  The gracious, naturalistic form of the Rococo style so favored by King Louis XV has been aptly expressed in exquisite giltwood, with an arched seatback crowned with an heraldic crest flanked by floral and foliate sprays.  The sprays lead the eyes to the scrolled...

Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany...

Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany Chaise Longue features gracious, elegant lines which are created from exotic imported mahogany, then embellished with a subtle carved details, neoclassical bordering and rosettes.  Scrolled feet add an interesting visual effect.  Upholstery is serviceable but better to be replaced with your...

Pair Antique Country French Armchairs

Pair Antique Country French Armchairs were meticulously hand-crafted from solid oak, then carved with the master's touch in themes including acanthus fronds, stylized shell and wildflower sprays.  Vertical slats are quite comfortable, and are connected with gracefully contoured armrests to the generous seats which are richly upholstered.  The curvaceous...

19th Century French Walnut Louis XV Needlepoint...

19th Century French Walnut Louis XV Needlepoint Tapestry Armchair ~ Fauteuil is a masterwork of the sculptor's art, rendered in sumptuous indigenous walnut that is considered the finest furniture wood to be found in the Continent of Europe!  The elegant naturalistic form of the style is expressed in graceful, sinuous lines from the arched seatback crown...

Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Armchairs ~...

Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Armchairs ~ Fauteuils are perfect for adding an opulent touch to your decor, while simultaneously providing a soft visual accent, thanks to the painted finish which has achieved a lovely patina over the decades.  Carved embellishments include spiral ribbon, beading, rosettes and legs that are tapered, fluted and...

19th Century French Louis XIII Armchair with Embossed...

19th Century French Louis XIII Armchair with Embossed Leather was sculpted from fine French walnut, and features a majestic presence enhanced by the boldly carved rams' heads at the tip of each gracefully scrolled armrest.  Atop the arched seatback are brass fleur de lys finials, with pyramidal brass tacks holding the original embossed leather upholstery...

Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Armchairs

Pair of 19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Sofa with Silk Damask features classical styling inspired by ancient Greek and Roman architecture, with meticulously hand-carved detailing all along the framework.  Motifs include Greek coin bordering with rosettes, florals and foliates accentuated with gold highlighting.  Damask fabric is in good...

19th Century Dutch Tilt Top Table ~ Chair

19th Century Dutch Tilt Top Table ~ Chair is a marvel of simple engineering, where a single piece of furniture can serve double duty!  A spacious side table that is large enough to serve as a breakfast table for two, it can fit anywhere in a rustic or casual decor.  Hand-crafted from dense, old-growth oak, it was designed to last for generations.  The top...

Pair Antique French Louis XIV Walnut Armchairs

Pair Antique French Louis XIV Walnut Armchairs reflect the grace and elegance of the style, with high, arched seatbacks and generous seats supported by a classically inspired walnut framework.  Elegantly scrolled armrests are supported by teardrop-shaped pillars, with the same form inverted to create the four legs below, all of which are connected by a...

Pair Antique French Louis XIII Armchairs

Pair Antique French Louis XIII Armchairs feature barley twist armrest supports, legs and stretchers ~ all rendered by hand from old-growth oak.  Seats and seatbacks are upholstered in a lovely olive damascene fabric.  Perfect for use as occasional chairs, for the office, or for a quaint seating group.Circa early 1900sEach measures 36H x 24W x 22D; seat 19H

19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Bergere ~ Armchair

19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Bergere ~ Armchair is a masterpiece in classical design that also provides incredible comfort!  Upholstered in mohair which is still serviceable but can be replaced with your coordinating fabric, it features a wraparound "wingback" design that cradles you in comfort, along with the generous seat and fully upholstered...

Antique Wrought Iron French Chaise

Antique Wrought Iron French Chaise makes the perfect choice for the foot of a queen or king size bed, or in front of a large window.  The elegant lines of the framework include a classic "H" stretcher below that connects the figured cast brass legs, and the iron of the stretchers is joined with cast brass connectors.  The seat framework scrolls up to a...

Antique French Louis XV Painted Bergere

Antique French Louis XV Painted Bergere is a study in elegance, with such a generous seat and padded armrests it invites you to sit down and relax!  Such chairs were originally designed to envelope one in comfort, especially in older homes with drafts.  An added benefit ~ when placed next to the fireplace the side closest to the fire kept one from getting...

Pair Antique French Louis XV Fruitwood Armchairs with...

Pair Antique French Louis XV Fruitwood Armchairs with Leather & Cane are the definition of casual elegance!  With frames sculpted in the Rococo fashion from exquisite solid fruitwood that has achieved a lovely patina over the decades, each features a naturalistic form embellished by flowers and foliate sprays.  Supported by four cabriole legs, the...

Pair Antique French Walnut Louis XVI Bergeres ~ Armchairs

Pair Antique French Walnut Louis XVI Bergeres ~ Armchairs are part of an exquisite salon set which includes the pair of side chairs and canape (sofa) you can view by clicking on the Related Products below left.  This pair of bergeres, sold separately, features banded wheat bordering with subtle acanthus plume accents, and rosettes appearing above the...

Pair Antique French Louis XV Walnut Bergeres ~ Armchairs

Pair Antique French Louis XV Walnut Bergeres ~ Armchairs represent the peak of the evolution of the armchair, with wraparound comfort and wingbacks that not only allow one to rest one's head nestled in the seatback corner, but also help stop drafts which was the original reason for the design.  This pair have been artistically sculpted from sublime French...

19th Century French Directoire Banquette ~ Armbench

19th Century French Directoire Banquette ~ Armbench is an elegant way to provide an airy, timeless look with more than enough room for two.  Mohair upholstery is serviceable but best if replaced with your coordinating fabric.  The graceful lines of the framework include eight tapered legs, a tailored apron, and subtly scrolled armrests on each end that...

19th Century Gothic Revival Church Pew ~ Bench

19th Century Gothic Revival Church Pew ~ Bench was hand-crafted by master artisans from dense, old-growth indigenous oak, and literally made to last for centuries!  The stripped finish creates a soft effect for your more casual decors.  The Gothic Revival that occurred during the mid-1800s saw a resurgence in appreciation for the timeless style,...

Pair Wingback Armchairs with Ottoman, French Louis XVI...

Pair Wingback Armchairs with Ottoman, French Louis XVI Style with Painted Finish & Mohair upholstery makes a splendid trio to provide style, panache and most of all, comfort to your favorite room!  The luxurious mohair upholstery is a rich burgundy color and contrasts nicely with the slightly distressed gray painted finish on the framework, which has...

Pair Antique French Louis XV Stripped Walnut Wingback...

Pair Antique French Louis XV Stripped Walnut Wingback Armchairs ~ Bergeres are as comfortable as they are visually graceful!  The sculpted, undulating framework is accentuated with floral and foliate motifs, and surrounds the generous upholstery design to wrap one around in luxury.  Upholstery is ready to be replaced with your coordinating fabric.Circa...

19th Century French Regence Gilded Prie Dieu - Armchair

19th Century French Regence Gilded Prie Dieu - Armchair is a highly unusual and collectible work of art!  Hand-carved to perfection in the style that first came to prominence in the Royal Court between the reigns of Louis XIV and XV, its graceful scrolls are accentuated with timeless motifs with a masculine interpretation of the Baroque style.  Sporting...

Pair French Neoclassical Mohair Wingback Armchairs ~...

Elegance and comfort defined, this Pair of French Mohair Neoclassical Wingback Armchairs ~ Bergeres combine wraparound luxury on hand-carved French walnut neoclassical frames.Circa 1890sEach measures 49H x 27W x 26D ~ seat 20H