A Pair of 1940s Leather Club Chairs


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A Pair of 1940s Leather Club Chairs

Born in 1929, the often called 'Club Armchair' was inspired by the Art Deco movement and evolved from England and France. Furniture designers seized the opportunity to provide their clients with luxury and comfort in line with new tastes. The name comes from the rise of gentleman's clubs in England in the 19th Century, where men would go to escape their household and have a drink and perhaps a cigar. The club chair has evolved over the decades, with 20th Century manufacturers preferring an 'overstuffed' leather club chair. This is not a bad thing in furniture terms, it simply means very well padded. The pair are in good condition and have had their seats resprung in the workshop. Studding along seams. There is also a single one available in the same model and condition if the decorating project requires three.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 79cm x WIDTH 79cm x DEPTH 70cm SEAT HEIGHT 40cm SEAT DEPTH 57cm



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Alfies Antiques Market
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13-25 Church Street
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Run by owners Stephen Hall and Deborah Christopher, Christopher Hall Antiques and Interiors are a husband and wife team based in London.

They originally started our professional careers as hair stylists, working in many top West End salons and on numerous adverts, TV series, commercials and films.

They offer wide variety of stock from the 16th Century through to the 20th century.  Some of their items can be viewed at Alfies in London, where they have their own dedicated space.

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