The following list is to identify the best and most popular antique furniture types that fans mostly choose in their furniture shopping adventures.
A Chesterfield sofa type is one of these deep, yet fully upholstered sofa along with rolled arms, which have the same height as the back. As a result, they both make a single rolling curve. If you are curious about the materials, which is sofa is crafted with; manufacturers used tufted, buttoned leather in addition to using other fabrics. In previous models of this sofa style, they were short and thick, resting on ball, muffin or block feet. However, the today’s models are basically rested on dull arrow feet.
In the U.S. in general, a davenport basically means a squarish sofa. It is usually upholstered and has a high back and arms. Around the 20th century, the boxy style was developed and called the A.H. Davenport Company of Boston. In addition, it was also known for producing furniture, which is designed by architect H.H. Richardson. It was extremely popular and demanded in the Midwest and upstate New York. For your information, a davenport refers to a small and portable English desk type. Additionally, the desk style is widely referred to the modern terms. It may sound weird but it is true when convertible sofa beds were first made, they were known as “davenport beds”.
It is an upholstered couch type that offers seating for 3 people. It is believed that it was first seen in the mid-19th century in France and it has two shapes. The first one was a circular sofa, which had three sections. The three sections are all a part of a single tall back in the middle. The second form was first seen in the Second Empire. It contained three connected armchairs in a pinwheel line. Each type of them is carved perfectly and beautifully using tufted upholstery. It applies coil-spring technology in order to be one of the Victorian hearts and furniture styles. Furthermore, many people nowadays know this style as a conversational sofa. It is also called a tête-a-tête, which offers a perfect seating for two people.