Antique Settees

Fireside Antiques offers antique Settees. We source many of our Antique chairs on buying trips to Europe.  Here, you will find a vast selection of French and English antiques.

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  • Swedish Gustavian Painted Banquette


    36.50"H x 70.88"W x 22.25"D

    Dimensions: 36 ½” H x 70 ⅞” W x 22 ¼” D

    A Swedish 18th Century Period Gustavian banquette with its original hand-scraped painted finish. The solid constructed frame makes a statement and has a removable seat cushion. The legs of the banquette can slide out, converting this Swedish sofa into a bed. Be sure to view the detailed images to see the current condition of this banquette. Seat height: 18 ¼”, Bed dimensions: 36” x 64.5”

  • Massive Swedish Gustavian Banquette


    42.25"H x 93"W x 17.25"D

    Dimensions: 42 ¼” H x 93” W x 17 ¼” D

    This massive Louis XVI style Swedish banquette is almost 8 feet long. All hand carved with laurel leaves at the crest continuing to an open frame with Louis XVI motifs and tall fluted legs. The long sofa has a more recent upholstery secured with a double welt cording trim. Be sure to view the detailed images to see the current condition of this banquette.

  • French Petite Restauration Upholstered Settee


    33.75"H x 44"W x 20.75"D

    Dimensions: 33 ¾” H x 44” W x 20 ¾” D

    A petite carved Restauration period settee made in France. This comfortable settee has a decoratively carved mahogany frame with classic motifs along the arms. The frame is upholstered in a gently used canary yellow stripe upholstery with a brass nailhead trim and includes a matching cushion. The whole is sturdy and is raised on five splayed legs. Be sure to look at the detailed images to see the current condition of this settee. Seat height: 17 ¼”

  • French 19th Century Painted Directoire Settee


    35"H x 37"W x 22.50"D

    Dimensions: 35” H x 37” W x 22 ½” D

    A French Directorie period petite settee is in wonderful antique condition. Hand carved and built in the early 1800’s, this settee is sturdy and is sure to bring a lot of character to your space. The carved wood frame boosts its original worn paint finish. Worn cut velvet upholstery adds patina and warmth and is surrounded with nailhead trim. The plush seat cushion is removable. Seat Height is 18”, make sure to view the detailed images for a view of its current condition.

  • French 19th Century Carved Walnut Settee


    37.38"H x 73.38"W x 24.50"D

    Dimensions: 37 ⅜” H x 73 ⅜” W x 24 ½” D

    This elegant and comfortable settee was crafted in 19th century France and features beautiful cut velvet upholstery in a gorgeous botanical print and goldenrod color. The carved walnut frame is rich in tone and has deep curving trim, florals, and scrollwork. The wood has aged well and now has a handsome patinated finish. This seating is very comfortable and the plush seat cushion is removable. This sturdy settee is in great condition and supported by wonderfully shaped legs. Seat height is 14 ½” without the cushion and 19 ¾” with the cushion. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look.

  • 18th Century Louis XV Style Gilt & Upholstered Parlor Set


    40"H x 81"W x 25.25"D

    Dimensions: 40” H x 81” W x 25 ¼” D

    An early 19th century French Louis XV style gold giltwood 3-piece parlor salon suite. This lovely set includes a settee and two armchairs. All pieces feature vintage moire silk upholstery in a stunning pattern with florals and stripes, ribbon trim, scrollwork on intricately carved frames, patinated gold gilt finish, curving lines, shaped legs, and quality French craftsmanship. Very comfortable but due to age these pieces should not be used in your main seating area. Be sure to view all the images for a closer look at the details.

    Settee measurements: 40” H x 81” W x 25 ¼” D; Seat height: 20”
    Chair measurements: 37 ⅝” H x 27 ⅝” W x 23” D; Seat height: 16 ¼”

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    French Vintage Iron Settee with Cushions

    French Vintage Iron Settee with Cushions


    35"H x 52.50"W x 25"D

    Dimensions: 35” H x 52 ½” W x 25” D

    A wonderful French vintage scrolling cast iron settee or petite daybed with loose cushions. Add glamour and French style with this romantic lounging settee or daybed with a muslin covered seat cushion or mattress and oversized plush linen covered pillows that are ready for the fabric of your choice. The mattress stretches 46” across and is 23 ⅛” wide, 5 ⅛” thick. The pillows are 22’ x 22”. Make it luxe or extremely comfortable and inviting. The cast iron base of scrolling and serpentine supports has textured snakeskin patterns in the metal that are just divine. Ideal for a space you want to give some retro romanticism or luxurious over-the-top style. Be sure to view all the images for a closer look at this delightful cozy seat for two or pampered pet bed.

  • Dutch 18th Century Marquetry Settee


    44.25"H x 62.50"W x 20.50"D

    Dimensions: 44-¼”H x 62-½”W x 20-½”D

    This Dutch Rococo style three-seat-back settee is a wonderful addition to any interior. Crafted during the 19th century with high quality, ornate marquetry work. The top of each seat back showcases a crowned lion in the standing “rampant” position. Floral designs cover every part of the frame, including the back; giving it the ability to float in any space. The upholstered, striped fabric is fixed to a removable cushion that remains moderately comfortable. The apron is shaped according to the seat cushion and has a scalloped edge. Cabriole legs terminate at claw shaped front feet. Seat height is 20-¼”. Make sure to view the remaining images to get a closer look at this fabulous settee. C. 1760

  • 18th Century Gustavian Settee


    39.75"H x 57.25"W x 25.63"D

    Dimensions: 39-¾”H x 57-¼”W x 25-⅝”D

    This eye-catching 18th century Swedish painted settee is a jewel of a find. The hand carved details throughout are beautifully accentuated by the original pale gray painted finish. A high gallery rail on three sides- perfect for bunching up pillows- with stylized urn forms lifting an upper upholstered section. The worn upholstery does need to be replaced, giving you the chance to add your own touch to perfectly fit your space. The turned legs feature beautiful flower like carvings and a round finial atop each support. Since the 1700’s, this piece has seen a lot of life and achieved a lovely patina. Seat height with the cushion is 20”, without the removable cushion is 16”. Make sure to view the detailed images to get a closer look at this truly unique piece.

  • Swedish 19th Century Louis XVI Style Settee


    34"H x 68"W x 27.25"D

    Dimensions: 34”H x 68”W x 27-¼” D

    A vibrant upholstered Louis XVI style settee from Sweden, circa 1840. The green-ish blue paint is original to the frame, worn in few spots adding to the overall antique charm. The high back and shaped sides are covered with yellow and white striped vintage fabric with a border of yellow, secured to the frame and perimetered by carved beads. The scrolling arms feature carved rosettes at the top and at the conjunction with the turned, fluted legs. Two decorative cylindrical pillows with matching fabric are included. Seat height is 16”. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look!

  • French 19th Century Charles X Style Settee


    37.50"H x 57"W x 26.50"D

    Dimensions: 37-½”H x 57”W x 26-½”D

    This elegant settee is upholstered with a stunning blue fabric that brilliantly contrasts with the dark wood frame. The whole is supported by deeply turned legs and elevates the piece 10” from the ground. The curved apron has a beautiful floral inlay gracing the front and sides, having been cut from a much lighter wood than the frame, the details stand out even more. The delicate inlay is continued on the settee arm in a climbing vine pattern. Visible nail heads secure the upholstery. This settee is very comfortable and ready to become a conversation piece in any living space. Seat height is 19”. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look.

  • Italian 18th Century Parcel-Gilt and Painted Canapé


    48.63"H x 71"W x 27.38"D

    Dimensions: 48 5/8″ H x 71″ W 27 3/8″ D

    Masterfull artistic talent was employed to create this stunning Italian canape. The sofa’s back could be mistaken for a canvas, given the finely detailed artwork that graces its surface. A central cartouche encircles a sweet bouquet of potted flowers, with tassels and filigree subjects visible. The back has gilt finials that flank its central painted crest rail. Gold gilt accents can also be found atop the armrests and ornamental joinery dies. The settee is currently outfitted with an upholstered cushion that is covered in a golden champagne-colored silk fabric with a cross-hatched laurel embroidery pattern. The green painted frame is wonderfully patinated, with delicate garlands painted atop in a darker shade of blue/green and other golden embellishments. Six tapered legs lift the canape and also bear the beautifully painted detailing. 

    Seat height: 20-½”

  • Austro-German 19th Century Biedermeier Sofa


    41.5"H x 76.5"W x 24"D

    Dimensions: 41-1/2″H x 76-1/2″W x 24″D

    A fabulous Biedermeier style settee from 19th century Bavaria. The settee is made from exceptionally beautiful, solid maple. Some areas have a striped appearance to the grain. This is known as “tigering”. The sofa’s back has a central pointed pediment with smart ebony moulded trim. It is upholstered in a striped and floral silk fabric that was present when the antique was purchased in the Netherlands. The settee’s seat can pull out to reveal a hidden storage area.

  • English Vintage Settee Love Seat


    32.5"H x 56.75"W x 38"D

    Dimensions: 32-1/2″H x 56-3/4″W x 38″D; Seat 17-1/2″H

    This incredibly comfortable settee love seat is from England, c. 1930’s, and is freshly upholstered in RM CoCo floral fabric, pattern 2156CB, color red S30, 55% linen, 45% viscose.

Fireside Antiques offers antique Settees. We source many of our Antique chairs on buying trips to Europe.  Here, you will find a vast selection of French and English antiques.

Get Comfortable on an Antique Settee or Sofa

An antique settee is the height of glamor and elegance. Recline on a settee after a hard day at work or relax on one to cool down following a hot bath. Settees remind us of earlier eras when people had time to pamper themselves. Add one to your home and reclaim your right to unwind.
Antique sofas add touches of class to any room. Whatever the decor style of your home or business, from high-tech to shabby chic, there’s an antique sofa that will add a unique and beautiful touch of class.

If you are looking for an antique settee or a sofa, check out the selection at Fireside Antiques in Baton Rouge. Offering impeccable antique sales and restoration services for more than 35 years, we have a great reputation and a huge inventory of seating that’s comfortable, stylish, and unique.

Why Buy an Antique Settee or Sofa?

Whether the interior of your home or business is modern, traditional, or somewhere in between, an antique settee or sofa makes a statement. A leather Chesterfield looks bold in a chic modern home or office. A vintage settee adds an elegant touch to a bedroom. An Art Deco sofa is a surprising and comfortable addition to any lounge.

There’s a reason these old pieces are still going strong today: the excellent workmanship of the past. If you buy an antique settee or sofa, it will last. No matter your price range and whatever your design aesthetic, there’s an antique settee or sofa that is right for you!

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The impressive selection of antique settees and sofas at Fireside Antiques will inspire and delight you. Browse our 18,000-square-foot showroom for design ideas. We have styles that will fit right into every home or business setting, from the most austere modern office to a comfortable family home to a stately, antique-filled mansion. All of our furniture is expertly selected, restored, and in beautiful condition.

Buy an Antique Settee or Sofa Today

Antique settees and sofas are built to last. Families relax on them, they create memories on them, and they bring them along with every house move. An antique settee or sofa will last a lifetime and will be an investment you won’t regret.

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