Antique Sofa Styles
In addition you have many choices including victorian french provincial french empire wicker and federal.
Antique sofa styles. Some more well known and common styles of antique victorian sofas are the camelback the chesterfield and the davenport sofa. A distinctive antique couch is also an opportunity to add some contrasting complementary colors to your palette. The camelback sofa usually has scrolled arms and is primarily found in english and american furniture. You will find designs from countries throughout europe and different periods such as victorian georgian or edwardian as well as various types of wood such as mahogany walnut or oak.
Or you can add some whimsy to your home with an antique fainting couch. You will find such interesting arrangements like a boudeuse canape a confident chair back settee an indiscret sofa and recamier daybed. However not every piece of furniture can be dated or definitely identified so the generic term victorian will apply to those pieces. Antique couches from the 1800s come in a delightful assortment of styles.
Queen victoria s reign affected the design styles of furniture clothing and all sorts of items used in daily living. Her love of. Essentials to look for in antique sofas. Love antiques is proud to offer such a wide and varied range of antique settees in different styles including day beds a chaise longue art deco style sofas leather sofas or choose from 19th century or 20th century sofa styles.
Leg and foot styles vary depending on the exact period. Manufacturers used tufted buttoned leather in addition to using other fabrics. This popular style is an upholstered sofa or settee with an arched back that rises to a prominent point in the middle and rises slightly again at the ends. As a result they both make a single rolling curve.
Date of manufacture declared on all antique sofas. A chesterfield sofa type is one of these deep yet fully upholstered sofa along with rolled arms which have the same height as the back. Among the most famous antique sofa styles is without question the long standing chesterfield sofa. They re mightily improved from 20 years ago i know because growing up we had an old wire job that offered an uneven creaky bed.
It was developed in the 18th century. Pull out sofa bed. We feature all styles here. Choose from 500 antique sofas prices from 245 to 25 000.
If you are looking to buy a vintage sofa or antique sofa you are spoilt for. Whence derives the esteemed chesterfield is a question of some debate. Well known furniture styles from the 17th 18th and early 19th centuries include william and mary queen anne early american baroque rococo and rococo revival chippendale louis xiv louis xv. The victorian period as it relates to furniture styles can be divided into several distinct styles.
If you have a single style that permeates your entire home then you might enjoy adding an antique sofa that is slightly different for an eclectic mix. You can search for an antique high back sofa or an antique couch with claw feet. There are many sleeper style sofas ranging from pull outs to futons to daybeds to even bunk bed sofa combos. Some of the other styles you can.
This burly button backed sofa has lent timeless elegance to interiors for almost three centuries. Probably the most popular form of sleeper sofa is the pull out sofa bed.