The World’s Most Expensive Furniture

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If you’re a home décor enthusiast with some money to spend, the below flip gallery may be of particular interest to you. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most expensive furniture in the world, which includes traditional and modern pieces alike. All that furniture, beside the enormously high price point, is characterised by great historical value, exceptional craftsmanship or cutting-edge technology. Although some of the priciest furniture is available for purchase through a custom order (Kallista Bathtub and Arseline Chair), the majority of it is occasionally available at prominent auction houses in cities such as London, Paris, Beijing and New York. Click on each of the images for more information...
 
Made of solid copper, the world’s most expensive bathtub has been hand-crafted by the artists who have refurbished Lady Liberty’s torch. Being five feet long and two-and-a-half feet wide, the bathtub can easily accommodate almost everyone. More information…
This pricey stool is made of 110 lbs of solid gold and can be purchased from a jewellery store in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. More information…
 
Created by Pininfarina, an Italian car design company best known for designing premium cars such as Ferrari and Cadillac, the Arseline Xten chair is equipped with Dynamic Synchronised Tilting System, which enables users to adjust the back and the seat independently. Moreover, the cushions are fitted with special technogel that conforms to the shape of the user. More information…
The Magnetic Floating Bed features a pioneering technology that is a result of Ruijssenaars’ (a Dutch scientist) six-year research. Permanent opposing magnets allow the bed to float around 40 cm off the floor and hold up to 900 kg. More information…
 
This chest of drawers has been sold for £3.6 million, setting a world record for a piece of English furniture sold at auction. The commode dates back from approximately 1770 and is thought to be crafted by Thomas Chippendale. More information…
Hand-carved in the late 1700, the Tufft Pier Table, named after its Creator, Thomas Tuftft, has pierced fretwork and long legs ending in narrow ankles and detailed ball-and-claw feet. This piece of furniture is a genuine antique. More information…
 
This valuable chair was made by an Irish designer, named Eileen Gray, in the first half of the 20th century. It was initially owned by a Paris-based art dealer and was subsequently acquired by Yves Saint Laurent – a furniture tycoon, who paid ten times the chair’s estimated value in order to procure it at an auction. More information…
This masterpiece was commissioned by the 3rd Duke of Beaufort, Henry Somerset. It is named after the Duke’s seat of power, Badminton House in Gloucestershire, where it became a property of his decedents in the 20th century. More information…
 

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