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Regency style mahogany desk chair with brass accents
Regency style mahogany desk chair with brass accents
Warwick antique style buttoned leather chair
Warwick antique style buttoned leather chair
Courtlands Bar & Counter Stool
Courtlands Bar & Counter Stool
Shaftesbury antique style buttoned leather chair
Shaftesbury antique style buttoned leather chair
Buttoned leather chaise
Buttoned leather chaise
Mahogany buttoned leather stool
Mahogany buttoned leather stool
Buttoned olive leather mahogany stool
Buttoned olive leather mahogany stool
Mahogany buttoned olive leather stool - small
Mahogany buttoned olive leather stool - small
Mahogany buttoned leather stool - small
Mahogany buttoned leather stool - small
Ropework circular stool - Giltwood
Ropework circular stool - Giltwood
Ropework circular stool - Mahogany
Ropework circular stool - Mahogany
hand carved giltwood conversation sofa
hand carved giltwood conversation sofa
18th Century French style Formal Sofa
18th Century French style Formal Sofa
18th Century French style Formal Chair
18th Century French style Formal Chair
Chocolate chinoiserie and giltwood hall chair
Chocolate chinoiserie and giltwood hall chair
Alexander giltwood sofa in GP&J Baker fabric
Alexander giltwood sofa in GP&J Baker fabric
mahogany and brass mounted chair
mahogany and brass mounted chair
Alexander giltwood chair in Gainsborough Makins Paisley
Alexander giltwood chair in Gainsborough Makins Paisley
hand carved mahogany library armchair
hand carved mahogany library armchair
Gainsborough chair in red cotton jacquard
Gainsborough chair in red cotton jacquard
Mahogany and Brass Mounted Stool
Mahogany and Brass Mounted Stool
finely carved mahogany and gilt dining arm chair
finely carved mahogany and gilt dining arm chair
Upholstered Circular Stool with Laced Boot Legs
Upholstered Circular Stool with Laced Boot Legs
Swift bedroom chair in Linwood Omega Yorkstone
Swift bedroom chair in Linwood Omega Yorkstone
Swift bedroom chair in Linwood Omega Fjord
Swift bedroom chair in Linwood Omega Fjord
Masefield bedroom chair in Linwood Tango Velvet
Masefield bedroom chair in Linwood Tango Velvet
Mahogany metamorphic sofa
Mahogany metamorphic sofa
Masefield bedroom chair in Ian Sanderson Kelby Linen
Masefield bedroom chair in Ian Sanderson Kelby Linen
James giltwood chair in crushed sandshell velvet
James giltwood chair in crushed sandshell velvet
Elizabeth giltwood sofa in champagne damask - small
Elizabeth giltwood sofa in champagne damask - small
James giltwood chair in red crushed velvet
James giltwood chair in red crushed velvet
Hinton tub chair in an opulent velvet
Hinton tub chair in an opulent velvet
Alexander giltwood chair in Midnight velvet
Alexander giltwood chair in Midnight velvet
Upholstered Dressing Chair
Upholstered Dressing Chair
Swift bedroom or occasional chair in aqua blue geometric fabric
Swift bedroom or occasional chair in aqua blue geometric fabric
Sicily chair in pale gold striped chenille
Sicily chair in pale gold striped chenille
  • £745  £1495
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Sicily chair in red medallion chenille
Sicily chair in red medallion chenille
  • £745  £1495
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The Chaise Lounge or Long Chair was a resurrection of the Greek and Roman couch.  Designs were based upon relaxation and support of the body in repose and upright sitting.  Curved backrests padded arm rests and the appearance of elaborate upholstery reflected a fashion that was to transcend the classical designs as chair makers begin to adapt their designs to the idiosyncrasies of the human body.

By the mid 16th C. the chair was becoming a common piece of furniture throughout Europe.

Hall chairs became fashionable in Britain in the 1720s-30s.  These would be arranged around the walls of an entrance hall and were intended for the occasional use of waiting servants and not intended for comfort.

Today we have chairs for special purposes, library, lounge, bedroom and dining room, each with specific furniture requirements.  The chair is an important acquisition it?s uses indicative of a life style.

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