Antique Queen Anne Chairs

A lovely and elegant addition to any home, we give you this extensive collection of antique Queen Anne chairs. Known to be highly sought after for their aesthetic charm, now you can have one or more of these gorgeous chairs in your home. Use them or don't for available seating. They will still add style and grace wherever they are. See collection for more.

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Antique chair in style of Queen Anne's royal court. They have sculptural frame made of dark exotic wood (probably mahogany). This luxurious seat is covered of soft, navy blue cloth with white, minimalistic pattern.

Antique Queen Anne Dining Chairs

These Antique Queen Anne dining chairs have got a walnut finish, removable seats and solid wood construction. The elegant style fits perfectly to classic and traditional decor in your dining room area.

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This beautifully made chair is surprisingly original with heart-shaped backs. The beautiful solid frame of these French-styled provincial chairs with tufted seats and backrests create unique furniture.

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This beautiful beige and silver Queen Ann chair is a gorgeous piece of furniture perfect for stylish interiors. Beautiful form, solid construction, exceptionally elegant color combination and comfort in one.

Queen anne rocking chair

Antique Tufted Queen Anne Chair. Solid Mohagony And Mewly Reupholsterd ...

Armchair upholstered with tapestry with floral bouquets i gourdin 1750

Armchair upholstered with tapestry with floral bouquets, I. Gourdin, 1750

Our advice Buying Guide

You may have witnessed antique Queen Anne chairs in movies where they’re used by royal families. By their name alone, one can imagine their complex design. These intricate furniture pieces have distinct characteristics. They have cabriole legs and wavy lines with the seats in the form of a horseshoe. They are often decorated at their knees and bases with attractive elements such as scroll motifs and carved shells.

What types of wood are used in Antique Queen Anne Chairs?

When purchasing antique Queen Anne chairs, it’s important to check their construction,especially the materials they are made of to ensure their authenticity. Most pieces are crafted out of walnut; however, you'll find pieces made of maple and cherry as well. Imported mahogany wood became popular in the 1750s, so it’s often used by furniture craftsmen. Mahogany was imported frequently from the Caribbean to England.

Other woods that make up antique Queen Anne chairs include pine, cedar, ash, tulip, and beech. Differences in kinds of wood provide clues as to whether the pieces are original or not. For instance, when a chair’s seat has been replaced or repaired, the wood may not match the rest of the chair’s construction.

How to verify the authenticity of Antique Queen Anne Chairs?

Queen Anne chairs were among the first to incorporate curving cabriole legs. Even when the chairs are short, they still feature cabriole-shaped legs. A pad foot is also commonly found on chairs with the Queen Anne style, but trifid feet are used as well, which replaced the ball foot’s heavy look that is used in other stylings like William and Mary. Later pieces with the Queen Anne style may have claw or ball feet but they’re more indicative of Chippendale.

Take note that on “country” Queen Anne chairs that are made from the workshops of refined furniture makers in Colonial cities, they don’t have cabriole legs. The legs may come with turned embellishments but they’re often straight instead of curved.

Spade feet may also be used with country pieces; however, they’re less refined compared to the higher quality chairs made by the experienced furniture makers of the era. They're also less valuable.

What are the common features of Antique Queen Anne Chairs?

Apart from the ubiquitous cabriole legs that are so often incorporated on antique Queen Anne chairs, there are other features or characteristics to look out for. Remember that not all design elements can be seen on every piece. Instead, they are frequently used on antique pieces, which you should know about as you familiarize yourself with such type of furniture.

  • Delicate but broad features with curved elements.
  • Chairs may have top rails that are yoked-shaped and back splats that have solid vase shapes like those found in Hogarth chairs.
  • Seats often feature a compass or horseshoe and aren’t upholstered.
  • Simple shell and fan carvings are used in embellishing many pieces.
  • Space saving features like a slim profile are often incorporated into antique Queen Anne chairs.
  • For upholstered pieces, they’re decorated with silk damask, crewelwork with pictorial designs or large flowers, and printed cotton. Leather is also used for upholstery but is rare. Keep in mind that it’s rare to find original fabrics that are used in decorating older upholstered pieces in the Queen Anne style.


Queen anne antique walnut wing chair c 1710

Queen Anne antique walnut wing chair c.1710

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Antique Queen Anne Chairs - A Pair on

American Drew 792636 Cherry Grove 45th Splat Back Side Chair in Classic Antique Cherry 792636

This classic side chair is crafted from cherry veneers, alder solids and select hardwoods, with the whole frame covered in an antique cherry finish. The seat is padded, and upholstered in a stylish white fabric.

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Antique Queen Anne Chairs

Antique tufted queen anne chair solid mohagony and mewly reupholsterd

Antique Tufted Queen Anne Chair. Solid Mohagony And Mewly Reupholsterd ...

Lane Hampton Hi-Leg Recliner in Ditzy Shell Wheat

This contemporary recliner features a wing back, rolled arms, and comfy seat - all upholstered in a fashionable fabric with diamond-pattern. The legs are made of wood, and covered in a medium-cherry finish.

Chesterfield flat wing queen anne high back fireside chair antique

Chesterfield Flat Wing Queen Anne High Back Fireside Chair Antique Blue Leather

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Accent chair mounted on wooden frame and decoratively curved legs. It is upholstered with polyester and decorated with floral theme. Ideal as additional place to sit in the living room, bedroom and more.

Quality set of four mahogany queen anne style highback dining

quality set of four mahogany Queen Anne style highback dining chairs ...

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Antique queen anne wingback chair

... early 18th century Queen Anne oak single chair. English, circa 1710

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Queen Anne wing chair

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Grey re upholstered antique wing back armchair queen anne style

Grey Re Upholstered Antique Wing Back Armchair Queen Anne Style Scrolled Legs
Contemporary design for a minimalistic armchair with a tall, winged back. The armchair is upholstered with a cotton material in a gray color, which provides a smooth texture and combines nicely with the wooden legs.

Antique queen anne table

Accent chair upholstered with soft fabric and decorated with sophisticated pattern. Wooden frame is finished with carefully made carvings. Ideal as additional seating in the living room, bedroom and more.

Charles II Chairs Set Includes: 2 Armchairs and 4 Side Chairs

To have a complete chairs set with each of the elements being a replica of original Charles II style historical chairs, take a closer look at this one. Four side chairs and two armchairs are elaborately carved and padded with premium quality patterned fabric.

Cortesi Home Josephine Queen Ann Harp Back Dining Chair in Brown and Gold Brocade (Set of 2)

This dining set includes two dining chairs with traditional design. They have got a brown and gold finish, comfortable seats and they fit to any style and décor. This is a fantastic addition to your home.

Cortesi Home Ella Queen Anne Dining Chair in White Gold Fabric (Set of 2)

This set includes two dining chairs. They are very elegant comfortable. They have got a white with gold fabric upholstery and solid wood construction. This set adds style and comfort to any dining room.

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Cortesi Home Elisabetta Queen Anne Pierced Splat Dining Chair in Chestnut and Gold Fabric (Set of 2)

This set includes two dining chairs. They are very elegant comfortable. They have got a chestnut with gold fabric upholstery and solid wood construction. This set adds style and comfort to any dining room.

White queen anne chair

This fantastically refurbished antique set represents the glamorous Queen Anne style. It features a wingback armchair along with an ottoman - all intricately design with smooth accents, like the scalloped back or curved, short legs.

Antique queen anne chair newly upholstered

Antique Queen Anne Chair Newly Upholstered

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Floor lamp with brass finish. It is mounted on stable base. Suitable as additional source of light in all kinds of interior as needed. Traditional form and elegant design.

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... Queen Anne Chairs - Set Of 8 Eight Queen Anne Walnut Dining Chairs

18th century english queen anne walnut wing chair with shell

18th Century English Queen Anne Walnut Wing Chair with Shell Carving | From a unique collection of antique and modern wingback chairs at

Queen Anne Side Chair (Set of 2)

Queen Anne Side Chair (Set of 2)
This stylish Set of 2 Side Chairs in White & Cherry Finish is characterized by a sturdy wood frame, and comfy seats upholstered in polyester/polyester blend. Each chair provides 225 lbs of weight capacity and can be cleaned with a dry cloth

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A stylish woody vintage chair with a worn finish in mid brown. Front paw legs, aprons, a tall back frame, a wide vertical backsplat feature curved lines and carvings. Back legs and stretchers are turned. A squarish seat is covered in creamy fabric.

French grain sack upholstered chair at queen of hearts antiques

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American Drew Cherry Grove 9 Piece Dining Room Set in Antique Cherry

If you looking for an elegant dining set, you have to choose this one. It includes nine pieces and have got an antique cherry finish. It fits perfectly to classic style and decor in dining area.

American Drew Cherry Grove 7 Piece Dining Room Set in Antique Cherry

Refresh your dining room with this amazing 7-piece dining set. These furniture have got an antique cherry finish. The chairs have got comfortable and beautiful seats with solid wood construction.

Vintage french provincial desk and cane

Vintage French Provincial Desk And Cane
The first secretaries appeared in elegant interiors as early as the second half of the 18th century. Letters were written on them - today even a blog can be written on them. Look perfectly with azure antique queen anne chair with seat like a piece of a letter.

Ohana Side Chair [Set of 2] Finish: Antique Black

This two piece set includes side chairs with antique black finish and solid wood construction. You will be impressed how comfortable and stylish these chairs are. It is a fantastic addition to any home.

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Queen Anne Walnut Settee Covered in Antique Crewl Work | From a unique collection of antique and modern settees at

Cortesi Home Winthrop Queen Anne Dining Chair in Yellow and Gold (Set of 2)

It is a dining set that includes two dining chairs. They have got a yellow with gold finish, solid wood construction and elegant design. They are perfect for classic dining room area and kitchen.

Hillsdale Grandover Arm Chair in Dark Cherry (set of 2)

This kind of product is a solid armchair that has got the whole construction based on solid hardwood in a dark cherry finish. This traditional product has got solid arms and a durable backrest. Its padded seat assures a high level of comfort.

Chesterfield Tavern Side Chair [Set of 2] Finish: Antique White And Cherry

Enhance your dining room with this set of 2 side chairs with a cherry veneer and solid Asian hardwood frame that is covered in an antique white finish. Each chair is built to last, and features a splat back, fluted legs, and a padded seat with grey fabric upholstery.

Madame Alexander Rocking Chair by Guidecraft

It is a fantastic kids rocking chair that has got a white finish and padded back with blue and pink stripes. It adds comfort and beauty to any kids room, living room, bedroom and family room.

San Marino Side Chair Set of 2

This beautiful set of 2 side chairs enhances dining rooms with elegance and sophistication. Each chair is well-crafted and covered in a warm Sanibel finish, including a pierced back, vigorous scrolls, leaf carvings, and cabriole legs.

Chippendale Side Chair by Acme Furniture

It is a stylish side chair that is perfect for very elegant dining room area. It has got a solid hardwood construction, beautiful details and cushioned seat for enhanced comfort of use.

Queen anne lolling chair eclectic chairs

Queen Anne Lolling Chair eclectic-chairs

Ohana Side Chair - Set of 2 (Antique White)

Romantically curved intertwining lines bedecking the backrest of this chair are not the only decorative element that define its lovable cottage style design. Front legs are spindle shaped, and the seat is contoured.