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Antique desk chairs are critical in bringing an eclectic charm to a business-oriented office. These chairs aren’t meant to make your space more productive but can make it more beautiful.
But antique chairs come in different shapes and sizes. With that in mind, you should always strive to pick the right chair for your space.
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For hundreds of years before the 19th century, privileged and wealthy people had personal desks where they did most of their work. But desk chairs weren’t necessary back then.
With the progress brought about by the Industrial Revolution, it became necessary for office workers to have formal desks and desk chairs. So, in the mid-19th century, designers developed the first desk chairs for office use.
By the 20th century, designers made antique desk chairs with innovative features. The chairs were stylish and could also recline and move on wheels.
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Antique desk chairs are exquisite, fashionable, and highly functional. They mostly use natural woods and highly decorative upholstery. Therefore, they are very different from modern chairs. The following are the different styles of antique desk chairs:
The centripetal desk chair first appeared in 1851 during an international exhibition in London. It was a cast iron chair covered in brocade and velvet. The centripetal desk chair has a revolving seat, tilt motion, and spring cushions.
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Chesterfield desk chairs were made for senior staff. They had a soft leather upholstery with iconic leather buttons. Office workers could sit in this chair for a long without feeling tired.
Typist chairs typically have lower backs and are made from high-quality wood, such as mahogany and wood. This type of desk chair has wheels and is commonly used in libraries and other academic settings.
Rattan is a type of cane office chair that rose to popularity in the 1920s as a testament to the popularity of resort-style furniture. They are wooden chairs with wooden seats and backs. Of all the available antique desk chairs, these are the most fragile.
( Above Photo: Leather Office Swivel Seat Captains Desk Chair )
Buying antique desk chairs is worth it, especially considering their unique esthetic appeal. These chairs are as good as modern office chairs due to having features such as swivel and recline action. Most of these chairs have wheels to move around.
Even though lacking in comfort features, antique chairs are worth buying. If you can’t get a chair that’s as comfortable as you want, you can purchase of modern recreation of an antique chair. So, you don’t have to purchase an old chair.
Antique desk chairs are perfect for placement anywhere in the home or office. Your home office would be richer for having one or two antique chairs. It should be one you can use to perform most of your functions.
If you’re looking for antique desk chairs to buy, we have a variety of items in our store. Visit our shops to check your options.
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