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With over 40 years experience in sourcing, importing fine quality antique furniture into Brisbane, Wallrocks is delighted to offer one of the highest quality collections of English and French antique armchairs available in Australia.  With a selection of gilded, decorated or polished – fauteuil or bergere – our antique armchair collection is extensive and can be restored to suit all tastes.

Our antique armchairs are sourced in original condition, which allows our clients to dictate the restoration and design process of their antique chair purchase. Certainly the most exciting part of buying an antique, clients can select frame colour or polish, fabric, upholstery type and edge details to suit their own specific interior design.

Loved for its obvious practicality, the antique armchair offers the allure of temporary escape and retreat. First conceived during Roman times, the armchair was not readily used by the average man until the Renaissance Period – chairs prior to this era had been largely arm-less. First developed as a luxury item for the wealthy aristocracy and royalty in which to recline until they became a must-have item during the Renaissance period for many homes. So successful were they in design that they remain an integral element of every modern home.

A vast array of styles and designs have been devoted over the centuries, with love seats, wingback, burger, fauteuil, conversation chairs and the list goes on.

Undoubtedly, one of the finest examples in the Wallrocks collection, Item 2516, a pair of early 19th century French Louis XVI decorated and parcel gilt armchairs, they are very much reminiscent Marie Antoinette’s style and taste with their fabulously carved and moulded frames, dark and light blue detailing and finished with the finest touches of gilt. Their little matching x-frame window seat or stool is simply divine. Click here to view.

French Antique Gilt Suite

Item Code: 25J

Pair Louis XV Gilded Bergere Armchairs

Item Code: 47J

Pair French Gilded Fauteuil Armchairs

Item Code: 24J

Pair French Oak Antique Armchairs

Item Code: 57J

French Antique Gilt Bergere Chair

Item Code: 23J

French Gilded Antique Bergere Chair

Item Code: 02J

Pair Large French Empire Armchairs

Item Code: 55J

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Pair Large French Antique Bergere Chairs

Item Code: 38J

French Louis XV Gilded Bergere Antique Armchair

Item Code: 03J

Good Quality Early 20th Century French Pair Louis XV Bergere Armchairs

Item Code: 56i

Pair Of 19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Armchairs

Item Code: 32G

Fine 19th Century French Walnut Armchair

Item Code: 4040

Very Fine 20th Century Swedish Art Deco Desk Chair

Item Code: 06ia

Sold

19th Century English Satinwood Library Chair

Item Code: 5069

English Regency Mahogany Desk Chair

Item Code: C21

Pair 19th Century French Mahogany Arm Or Desk Chairs

Item Code: 445

Pair French Louis XVI Armchairs

Item Code: 2516

Fine Pair 19th Century English Walnut Open Armchairs

Item Code: 9100

19th Century English Gilt-Wood Armchairs

Item Code: 207

Large 19th Century French Louis XVI Decorated Wing Armchair

Item Code: 53H

Pair Of 19th Century French Decorated Antique Armchairs Louis XVI

Item Code: 4028

19th Century English Carolean Wingback Library or Armchair

Item Code: 1079

19th Century French Bergere Armchair Antique

Item Code: 1002

Pair 19th Century Henri II Antique Wingback Armchairs

Item Code: 158i

Antique Library Chair

Item Code: 2524

Pair 19th Century French Oak Antique Carver Chairs

Item Code: 4045

Fine Late 18th Century French Oak Antique Carver Chair

Item Code: 4044

Fine 19th Century French Louis XV Antique Armchair

Item Code: 4037

Three Matching 19th Century French Oak Library Armchairs

Item Code: 395

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Our Process

How does it work?

  • + 1 Hand-Picked From Around the Globe
    We hand-source and import only genuine antiques from all over the world.
  • + 2 Import & custom restore
    Import into Australia & custom restore pieces to specific client requirements & to an exceptional standard which includes - colour - finish - fabric
  • + 3 Personally pack & deliver
    We personally pack and deliver for a safe delivery Australia wide.