Antique Sofas

If you want to transform your living space with an exquisite antique sofa or couch, explore our collection at Fireside Antiques. We offer a wide range of antique sofas and couch options that are comfortable, stylish, and designed to stand the test of time.

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  • Austro-German 19th Century Biedermeier Sofa

    $5,600.00

    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.

If you want to transform your living space with an exquisite antique sofa or couch, explore our collection at Fireside Antiques. We offer a wide range of antique sofas and couch options that are comfortable, stylish, and designed to stand the test of time.

Shop Vintage & Antique Sofa

Sofas have been popular for hundreds of years. For example, in the 17th and 18th centuries, the two-seater loveseat was all the rage. This is because women’s dresses featured a great deal of fabric at the time. As a result, the wider seat was significantly more comfortable and accommodating of the elaborate clothing.

In France, high society renowned sofas as decor pieces. French sodas of the 18th century featured gilded mahogany frames and beautiful upholstery. Nowadays, sofas and couches come in various materials like leather and velvet, and there is a greater focus on comfort.

The Chesterfield sofa became popularized after the fourth Early of Chesterfield, Phillip Stanhope, commissioned a local craftsman to design a place for him to sit without wrinkling his clothes. The Chesterfield model is still popular to this day. It paved the way for Victorian-style sofas, which were more elaborate and had solid wood frames.

Finding the Perfect Antique Sofas and Couches

There are many different antique sofas to choose from, so it finding the right couch depends on your unique needs and preferences. Do you want a 19th-century carved wooden look, or are you interested in a more contemporary sectional sofa?

Couches come in all forms and sizes, even round, so it’s best to figure out what shapes would best accentuate the room you want to put the sofa in. Maybe your antique settee’s primary use will be a decoration as a talking piece amongst your guests. Or perhaps you want to take short, cozy naps on a soft chintz camelback couch in the afternoons. These are all options to consider when choosing the perfect antique couch for your home.

Antique Treasure Hunting Made Easy

Antiques are more than just art statements; they are preserved relics of a time gone by. Investing in antique sofas and couches adds elegance and flair to any home, plus a touch of mystery and intrigue. No matter what your vision is, you can count on a gorgeous antique sofa or couch to transform your space into a luxurious, comfortable, and stylish place you’ll enjoy for many years to come.

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