The antique wingback chair is one with a high backrest, on the sides of which two ears or wings protrude. The reason for this design has a history, many stories, which are those of gentlemen with cold, very cold, back in the twilight of the seventeenth century, in England. The chill air flow interfered with the thoughts and daydreams of aristocratic rest, especially when it was too far from a chimney. Posed the problem to furniture artisans, they found an armchair model that protected the head of the rich in an extra way.
This is how the wing chairs are born. Since then, the antique wingback chair was mutating in designs whose styles responded to the characteristics and materials of each place. During the ’50s, these armchairs became popular and multiplied in many rooms and livings, bringing that extra of sophistication to other furniture.
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In general, the wing chair accompanies a good sofa, and is located in a corner, creating with its presence a space for reading, weaving, resting. The pair of wing chairs is also frequent, perhaps as the only seats for the living room or the living room. This antique wingback chair is great in any space of the house, as well as in commercial places or waiting rooms that want to include a lot of style in their furniture.