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1 Know Your Antique Chair Styles

2 Antique chairs often contain the key characteristics of various styles and periods of furniture manufacture. Get wooden chair online today. even Although a good number of these are ancestors of chair style still being made today.

3 Bergère Chair Style The bergère is a type of early upholstered armchair with closed sides that celebrated the change from more rigid, uncomfortable chair designs of the past when it was brand new. 

4 Chaise Longue A type of daybed, traditionally consisting of an armchair with an elongated cushioned seat that allows the sitter to stretch out; usually rests on six legs; developed in France in the early 18th century.

5 Gondola Chair Why is it called a gondola chair? With its sharp slope, the gondola chair in profile does somewhat resemble the prow of a gondola boat. The style was developed in France circa 1760, and is characteristic of Neoclassical, Regency and Greek Revival styles of the late 18th century through the first quarter of the 19th century. 

6 Corner Chair Developed in the early 18th century, corner chairs are typical of antique furniture pieces that could save space by nestling easily into a corner. These armchairs typically have square seats and they are placed diagonally. 

7 The Fancy Chair This is a light, portable chair painted and/or decorated with colorful stencils. They often have cane or rush seats. It is derived from Sheraton designs, and developed around the turn of the 19th century in the young United States, and belongs to the Federalist style of furniture

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