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How can I tell if a chair is vintage?

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How can I tell if a chair is vintage?
Many factors like wood, construction, and patina come into play when you date a vintage chair. If you can’t find a maker’s mark or any other kind of identifying mark on the piece, consult a furniture encyclopedia or a certified expert. On 1stDibs, you’ll find a collection of vintage chairs from some of the world’s top sellers.
1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
Shop for Antique Nursing Chair on 1stDibs
Walnut Framed Nursing Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Walnut nursing chair the foliate carved frame with needlepoint upholstered back and seat. All
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Antique 19th Century British Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Walnut Framed Nursing Chair
Located in Cheshire, GB
Walnut nursing chair the foliate carved frame with needlepoint upholstered back and seat. All
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Antique Late 19th Century British Side Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Stunning Mid 19th Century Burr Elm Nursing Chair
Located in Petworth,West Sussex, GB
A mid 19th century, early Victorian period burr maple nursing chair. The burr maple foliate carved
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Antique 19th Century British Early Victorian Chairs

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Elm

Bruce Talbert for Gillow & Co, . Aesthetic Movement Ebonized Nursing Chair
By Bruce James Talbert
Located in London, GB
Bruce Talbert (1838-1881) for Gillow and Co., an Aesthetic Movement ebonized nursing chair, with a
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Antique Late 19th Century English Aesthetic Movement Chairs

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Walnut

An Anglo-Japanese ebonized side or nursing chair with green hide upholstery
Located in London, GB
An Anglo-Japanese ebonized side or nursing chair with curled finials and subtle fret works to the
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Antique 1880s English Anglo-Japanese Side Chairs

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Walnut

Pair Victorian Carved Walnut Nursing Chair Upholstered Seat, Scotland 1890, H766
Located in Vancouver, BC
Pair Victorian carved walnut nursing chair upholstered seat, Scotland 1890, H766. Scotland 1890
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Antique 1890s Scottish Chairs

Materials

Walnut

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