Relevant categories: Art Deco,Seating and Chairs
( Above Photo: Victorian Club Chairs Arm Chair Pouffe )
Everyone expects to relax at home after a long work day or during the weekend. Therefore, you need a set of comfortable chairs. A good example are the antique club chairs, which serve more purposes than just making a room elegant.
It is a variety of the armchair with leather upholstery and comfortable padding. Club chairs are typically low-backed and have plenty of seat space. Antique club chairs are full of character and a rich history.
( Above Photo: Pair Leather Club Chairs Armchairs )
When they first appeared in France in the 1920s, club chairs were called comfortable chair. They were mainly used in gentleman’s clubs thus earning the name ‘club chair.’ Men would congregate in the clubs and find comfort in the chairs.
The French called it the fauteuil confortable or simply the ‘comfortable armchair. With that, they were able to create a clear distinction with another chair style called fauteuil de style.
Characteristically, club chairs had straight lines, which defined art deco antiques. It is no longer called the comfortable chair but just club chair. Right from when they were introduced to the market, club chairs gained popularity in France, Europe, and the rest of the world.
They were too comfortable to ignore. That’s why the owners of upscale restaurants and gentlemen’s clubs had to have them. In the home, club chairs pair perfectly with tables to create standout comfort in the dining room.
( Above Photo: Pair Art Deco Club Chairs Period 1920 Roaring Twenties )
Originally, club chairs had padding composed of coir and double conical springs. Therefore, the padding was mostly curved or round. Due to influence from art deco design, the chair assumed cleaner, flexible lines.
In most cases, the leather used to cover the chairs was sourced from zebra, shark, or snake skin. they have zinc-plated stainless-steel inlays, lacquer, or veneer. Instead of regular armrests, the chairs have flat or aerodynamic curves.
Traditionally, club chairs were placed in the living or family room. So, you can place them in your living room and find the perfect way to relax and a long day at work. You can sit in it to read a book, watch TV, or just have a conversation.
However, club chairs can also provide comfortable seating space in the master bedroom. When you aren’t sleeping, you would want somewhere to sit and relax. Of course, you can read a book or simply relax.
Antique club chairs can also work well in the home office. With one of these chairs, you’ll get somewhere to sit comfortably for prolonged hours while striving to complete the most urgent projects.
Away from the home setting, the club chair is excellent in upscale restaurants and dining establishments. Its simple lines make it more compact, occupying less space and easy to work with. Besides, it comes in a variety of colors and can work in any room.
( Above Photo: Art Deco Bergere Suite Club Chair Settee Mahogany 1920 )
Are you looking to buy antique club chairs? We have some of the best furniture pieces in this category awaiting your viewing. If you find one that appeals to you, don’t hesitate to purchase it.
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