Know Your Antique Chair Styles

19 Different Examples and How to Identify Them

antique chair styles

Illustration: Catherine Song. © The Spruce, 2018

Antique chairs often contain the key characteristics of various styles and periods of furniture manufacture. Listed below are many types of chairs developed in Europe and the United States over the past 300 years. A good number of those listed and defined below are ancestors of chair styles still being made today.

The articles listed below go further in-depth on furniture elements and styles that can also help you further identify antique chair styles:

Antique Furniture Elements

Antique Furniture Styles