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As Pico Iyer, once said, “In an age of constant movement, nothing is more urgent than sitting still.” All too often we concentrate our seating in the living room, but what about your entrance hallway? The space you first enter when returning home from work or picking the kids up from school deserves an antique carved hall chair to elevate it.Antique hall chairs come in many different guises, from stunning Victorian mahogany chairs to delightful spinning stools. Adding a splash of something old and traditional can bring another layer of complexity to your contemporary space.With over 500 exquisite antique hall chairs to choose from, you’re sure to find your perfect seat. Use the handy filter menu on the left to narrow your search by budget, style, material, dimensions, and more. Before long, you could be welcoming a gorgeous antique hall chair into your home.

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Antique hall chairs for sale at VinteriorAn antique hall chair can embody simplicity or something more ornate. The arts and crafts movement produced simple wooden chairs that fit effortlessly into more modern homes with clean lines and elegant form. More extravagant Louis VI-tyle antique carved hall chairs have more embellishments, luxurious upholstery, and eye-catching patterns. Scroll through our collection of handpicked pieces and envision your perfect chair in your hallway.The origins of antique hall chairsIn the 18th century, major English designers such as William Kent, Thomas Chippendale, Robert Adam and George Hepplewhite began experimenting with hall chairs. As they primarily used them for decoration rather than practicality, this was a great medium for furnituremakers to express their creativity. Initially, antique hall chairs were designed for the use of servants or strangers waiting on business. However, since they were often the first item to be seen when entering the home, hall chairs made a clear statement on behalf of the owner, showing their wealth, power, individuality, taste and pedigree. Therefore, on a deeper level, antique hall chairs were used primarily for decoration and for statement-making, given that they often displayed a family crest too. Many of the crests often feature fantastical imaginary creatures and pseudo-Latin or French mottos.Common and popular styles of antique carved hall chairsThe antique hall chair is making a big comeback to the Vinterior inventory as collectors curate pieces that are unique and bespoke. This is shown in the chairs’ crests and use of mahogany in a traditional style.Popular materials used for antique hall chairsThese stunning chairs are often made using a hard-wearing wood such as mahogany or oak. With dovetail joints, beautiful carving, and a stunning sheen, antique hall chairs make wonderfully elegant additions to your living spaces. Explore Vinterior’s curated collection today.


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