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Antique Slipper Chairs

Exuding simplicity and elegance, an antique slipper chair is an armless chair that has short legs and exquisite upholstery. Vinterior has an exclusive selection for you to peruse at your leisure. Be it a nursing chair for a baby’s room, a statement piece for your living room, or you’re after pair of antique slipper chairs to sit and enjoy your garden view with a friend. We’ve got you covered.You could choose from button-tufted leather backs, gorgeous Napoleon III examples reupholstered in sheepskin comfort, a silk scroll top and more. At over one hundred years old, the antique slipper chairs for sale at Vinterior have already proven their glorious durability. Made by artisans, highly skilled in their furniture-making trade, you are buying a piece of social history.Whether you’re an interior designer looking for some French je ne sais quoi for a client or you simply adore the sophisticated styling of the antique slipper chair, you’re sure to find your one-of-a-kind in our curated collection.

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Why are slipper chairs caller slipper chairs?

Antique slipper chairs originated in the 18th century. Designed for the high-society woman, they adorned ladies' dressing rooms in country piles across the country. Women would sit on the chair and manoeuvre their feet into a pair of pink slippers. Feminine in style, a slipper chair still makes for a wonderful addition to a bedroom or dressing room area.

Are slipper chairs suitable for a modern home?

All of our antique slipper chairs for sale have been hand-picked for their authenticity, charm, and character. Even though these simple solid-wood framed chairs are over two hundred years old, they can still make sumptuous statement pieces of seating in the modern home. Place an antique slipper chair into a living room corner and elevate a reading nook or study space. Consider a balloon back mahogany-framed slipper seat for a hallway chair. Or why not seek out those examples that require a little touch of TLC? Perfectly formed with buckets of character, you can make these slipper chairs your own with some reupholstery and upcycling.

At Vinterior, we have an exclusive edit of antique slipper chairs that’ll bring elegance and romanticism to your living space. Explore our delightful selection, make a sustainable choice, and support a thriving community of trusted antique sellers today.

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