· Ladder-Back Chair
o A popular chair in the French country style, a ladder-back chair is wooden, sometimes with a cane seat. The chair's back is formed by two wooden posts, connected with arched horizontal slats spaced widely apart.
· Chaise Lounge
o A chaise lounge, which translates as "long chair," is an upholstered chair with a extended seat made for reclining. Some styles, with a raised back at one end, are known as fainting couches.
|French style Chaise Lounge - pinterest board|
· Le Corbusier
o Arguably the most famous chaise lounge is a modern, black-and-chrome model created by Swiss-French designer Le Corbusier in 1928.
|Le Corbusier Chaise - source internet image|
· Rococo Chair
o A chair designed in the French Rococo style will feature curving, feminine lines--especially curved legs--and an overall sense of aristocratic comfort.
|Curved Lines of French Rococo Style - source pinterest board above|
· Louis XVI Chair
o Named after the king whose reign this furniture first became popular during, a Louis XVI chair is characterized by its straight, tapered legs, clean lines and delicate carved motifs.
|Louis XVI style chair - source pinterest board above|
Over the years, I have been able to buy, refurbish and sell quite a few of these great style chairs - here are just some of them!
|From 2008 Wydeven Design Collection - French Style Chaise Lounge|
|From 2009 Wydeven Design Collection - Wingback Chairs with Rococo Legs and Trim|
|From 2009 Wydeven Design Collection - Rococo Legs and Trim Settee|
|From 2011 Wydeven Design Collection - Chaise with Rococo Woodwork|
|From 2011 Wydeven Design Collection - French Chair with Rococo Woodwork|
|From Current Wydeven Design Collection - Silk Wingback Chair with Louis XVI Legs|