Mission Style Arm Chair

If you're a fan of simple lines and comfortable designs, look below at my collection of mission style armchairs. The dining-room can only benefit from them as the design lets you assume a more comfortable posture than on a chair. Jump below to see for yourself.

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Mission style arm chair 1
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Stylish armchair with footrest in a Mission style is an excellent way to create a spectacular interior. Beautiful wooden base construction and leather finish create a unique whole. Comfortable seat with backrest and armrests for perfect relaxation.

Mission chair 1
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With this low-profile ar chair, you will have a chance to, finally, rest comfortably in a classic style. The frame is crafted of hardwood with long arms, a slightly tilted back for extra comfort and thick legs for stability. The seat and back is padded, and upholstered in a distressed wine leather.

Hills mission style oak and olive microfiber accent chair
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Hills Mission Style Oak And Olive Microfiber Accent Chair
This chair will enrich the house decor with its simple, but very attractive style. The most important advantage of this product is its solid frame made of wood. The seat cushion is very soft and provides the highest level of relax.

Mission style chairs
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The mission style visible in the example of this wood armchair - was formed as a reaction to the effects of XIX industrialization, whose supporters led to the collapse of design and quality of products, which we see in this brown leather upholstery and wood.

Mission arm chair
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Want an armchair that would last for years to come? Go for mission style and Amish craftsmanship. SImple, traditional design won't become out of fashion, and solid hardwood construction lasts for decades.

Mission style arm chair
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If you need the comfy and stylish piece of furniture, we suggest the antique arm chair, with mission style, padded seat and back, leather upholstery and solid wooden frame. It's not an usual chair, it's a piece of art.

Mission style chair and ottoman
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Arts & Crafts Mission Curved Arm Morris Accent Chair, Cognac #decor #chair #leather

Our advice Buying Guide

With its clean lines, everlasting mortise and tenon joinery, the infallible quarter-sawn white oak construction and the brilliant rayed and flecked finish, Mission styled arm chairs are timeless. And they are experiencing a renaissance now courtesy intrepid interior designers who are willing to bend the rules a little.

Be it the kitchen, the game room or the living room, mission styled chairs fit right in. They are comfortable, roomy and as elegant as they come. Perfect for cuddling up with a book or binge watching your favorite shows. With the nearly indestructible construction, they work equally well in busy households and high traffic settings.

But do you buy an authentic, vintage mission styled arm chair from an arts and crafts furniture dealer at a premium price? Or do you settle for an affordable reproduction instead? Let’s find out.

Why do you want to buy a mission styled arm chair?

If you are looking for an heirloom that you can pass on to the next generation, buy an antique mission styled chair by all means. It will be completely worth the extra buck that you pay for it, especially if it’s an artisan-made, custom piece and not a mass-produced one.

But if you are looking for something that can be used every day at home, but doesn’t compromise on the aesthetics, then a modern reproduction will work just fine. Many craftsmen these days create their own interpretations of classic furniture pieces inspired by the likes of William Morris, Gustav Stickley & Frank Lloyd Wright. Everything from the design to the upholstery to the leather and even the patina is recreated with stunning accuracy for a fraction of what an original would cost.

The Details

Mission styled chairs are all about the simplicity and the lack of embellishments. So pay close attention to the details when you select one.

  • As we briefly mentioned, authentic mission styled arm chairs feature mortise and tenon joinery. Glue and nails are avoided as much as possible.
  • The prominent pieces of the chair are made from quarter sawn white oak which makes these less likely to warp or crack. That’s the reason why many of these chairs are still going strong even after hundred years or so.
  • Cheaper pieces were constructed from red oak and the wood was rarely quarter sawn.
  • One of the easiest ways to spot quarter sawn wood is to look for the light flecks and rays on it. The grains should be tight.
  • Most furniture pieces from the Arts and Crafts period, including Mission styled chairs featured the somewhat mundane, Marlborough legs. But therein lies the appeal.
  • Decorative elements if any, were quaint, like the through tenon or an occasional spline or a peg.

The upholstery

Mission styled arm chairs typically feature dark leather upholstery. But these generally go well with classic décor themes. What if you have a contemporary modern home with minimalistic furniture? There’s always room for experimenting with colors.

  • If it’s a reproduction or a custom-made chair, you can match the color of the leather with an existing furniture piece in the room, like the sofa.
  • You can also consider reupholstering the chair with a fabric that matches the rest of the décor.
  • Stick to simple solid fabrics though as overly decorative fabrics contradict the very simplicity that the furniture pieces are known for.

An authentic, vintage mission styled chair will easily hold its own in any décor style.

The style

From simple wingback chairs to reclining Morris chairs, there are many distinct styles of chairs manufactured during the arts and crafts period. Make your selection based on the functionality and the availability of space.

Looking for a replacement for a lounge chair? Go for a reclining Morris styled chair.

A club chair with upholstered arms and lush cushioning, on the other hand, will be a great replacement for those accent chairs or in a gaming room.

 

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Mission style leather chair
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Mission style arm chair 10
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Mission Style Arm Chair

Craftsman style chairs
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Build a Bow-Arm Morris Chair - Fine Woodworking plans

Mission style chair
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Caledonia Tall Back Rocker by Caledonia Studio, Arts & Crafts Furniture

Affordable mission style furniture
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Nicolas II Mission Style Leather Recliner Chair

Set of 2 Marbrisa Slat Back Arm Chairs
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It is a set of chairs for the dining room, which are very specific and very interesting appearance. The chairs are very simple, simple, minimalist and this is their charm. They are made of wood in black. They look great and had a great present.

Mission chair and ottoman
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Stickley Brothers arm rocker.

TRIBECCA HOME Hills Modern Mission-Style Oak Upholstered Microfiber Accent Chair Armchair for Comfortable Living Room Seating
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This piece of furniture is a very comfortable and solid armchair that features a durable wooden frame with a dark oak finish. It features two backrest and seat cushions and it measures 32 inches high x 30 inches wide x 33 inches deep.

Mission chairs
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Restored Mission Style Arm Chair

Monarch Valley Harness High Leg Recliner By Ashley Furniture
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It is a high leg recliner that has got an elegant design and fits to any style and décor. It has got a solid wood construction and comfortable seat. You will be impressed how great this recliner is.

Leather mission recliner
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Leather Mission Recliner

Montana Hi-Leg Recliner by Lane - Warm Oak Finish (2769)
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Designed with a dash of mission style, sporting clean wood frame in warm oak finish and brown leather upholstery, this reclining arm chair is a centerpiece in a living room. Its straightforward design is just adorable.

Mission style armchair
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Mission Spindle Arm Chair with Leather Seat

Flat arm morris chair with cut out design by phil
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Flat-arm Morris Chair with cut out design by Phil Taylor Antiques

Rocking chair mission style country living outdoor living patio
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Rocking Chair Mission Style*- Country Living-Outdoor Living-Patio

Leather mission style chair
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Arts and Crafts Furniture, Slant Arm Morris Chair

Morrisville Mission Rocker Chair in Dark Walnut Finish / Dark Oak Finish by Furniture of America
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It is a rocker chair that has got a dark walnut and dark oak finish, solid wood construction, microfiber upholstery and padded seat, for enhanced comfort of use. It is a very good choice.

Furniture Deluxe Spectator Chair Color: Honey
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Transitional style takes on new meaning with the sleek form and versatile brown-and-black finish of this tall arm chair. Seeking for a place to sit and rest your arms and feet on? No need to seek further.

Craftsman style chair
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Mission Style Arm Chair with Saddle Stripe

Furniture of America Oria Rocking Chair, Dark Oak
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This type of product is a high quality rocking chair based on a durable frame made of solid wood. Its seat cushion is very soft, so it assures the highest level of comfort. It has got a removable pillow back.

Mission reclining armchair
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Mission Reclining Armchair

Princeton Cast Aluminum Arm Chair - Antique Bronze
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This modern arm chair is crafted from cast aluminum in an antique bronze finish. The chair stands firmly on the ground thanks to its durable and well-balanced legs. The seat as well as the back feature a checkered design with a gorgeous metalwork.

Ljg stickley mission reclining morris chair
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Ljg Stickley Mission Reclining Morris Chair

Aluminum stacking chairs
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The aluminium chair with the teak elements on the back and seat. Its construction makes it easily stacking, so it could be good to use it on the patio in the summer and could be easily hide in the garage during the winter.

Aluminum stacking chairs 3
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Tall back aluminium stacking chair. Commercial construction and powder coating ensure sturdiness. Apple green Sunbrella sling fabric withstands years of standard exposure to nature elements during outdoor use.

Grand rapids chair atlantis aluminum chair
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Grand Rapids Chair Atlantis Aluminum Chair
This element is a very solid aluminum chair. Its light weight allows for easy handling and transportation. The chair features a comfortable seat, solid base and a durable backrest with horizontal slats.

Aluminum stacking chairs 18
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Aluminum chair in modern form. Base is fitted with anti slip pads. Suitable for residential and commercial premises. Simple form and neutral design for each place as needed.

Cold river furniture bow arm morris chair
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Cold River Furniture - Bow Arm Morris Chair

Oak finish arm chair 11
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313: MISSION OAK ARM CHAIR LABELED 'THE HARDEN LINE'

Aluminum chairs 29
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Aluminum chairs in a nice distressed finish. These lightweight and durable construction look very nice in old-styled indoors and outdoors. They are comfortable, supportive and resistant to wear caused by weather.

Mission style lounge chair
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Morris chair would be a great replacement for my recliner.

Aluminum stacking chairs 2
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An aesthetic modern bistro set of durable lightweight aluminium. A table has a round top with a grid design, a tall column, a 4-arm foot. Chairs have frames of thin tubes, splayed straight legs, arms, rectangular seats, backs of 3 meshy slats across.

Aluminum chairs 21
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This kind of chair is an ideal product designed for use in a kitchen island. It is made of recycled aluminum that is not very heavy, but assures resistance from damage or large weight. This type of chair has got a solid, supportive backrest.

Williamina aluminum chair
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Williamina Aluminum Chair
Modern chair made of durable aluminum. Base is fitted with anti slip pads. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Received a lot of positive recommendations from satisfied customers.

Mission rocking chair with arms and leather cushion
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Mission rocking chair with arms and leather cushion.

Mission armchair
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Great mission style wood armed sofa

Morris chair by gustav stickley 1902 the craftsman style was
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"Morris Chair" by Gustav Stickley (1902). The Craftsman style was a reaction to the machine age of the late 1800s. Stickley and his contemporary 'craftsmen' promoted hand crafted homegoods like this chair. The craftsmanship is seen in the design: morti

Alvar Chair
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Alvar Chair
Aluminium side chair with slat back - a perfect design if no-nonsense simplicity is what you are looking for. Apart from evergreen design, this chair can boast sturdiness that will never disappoint you.

Aluminum stacking chairs 10
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Inspired by the forest, this aluminum stacking chair is a lightweight and sturdy construction, perfect for outdoors. Painted in beautiful lime green, adds vibrancy to the surroundings.

Sonoma Arm Chair [Set of 2]
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Those two elegant arm chairs can be a nice way to enhance your dining room. Each arm chair is crafted from select solids and quality veneers, including an X-shaped/slatted back, comfy arms and tapered legs. The seat is upholstered in brown vinyl.

Lot of 2 lane furniture industries mission style leather upholstered
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lot of 2) Lane Furniture industries Mission style leather upholstered ...

Euro Style Miller-B Bar Swivel Stool, Aluminum
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This swivel bar stool is made of solid aluminum. Its modern and at the same time slightly crude appearance will add character to any interior. Perfect for home or to the premises as a pub.

Tolix chairs set of 2
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Tolix Chairs Set Of 2
Traditional stool made of metal. It is fitted with anti slip pads. Suitable for residential and commercial premises. Neutral design for each place as needed.