French Bergere Chairs

Elegant and stylish, French bergere chairs are a wonderful way to accent your home. Sit in them; they are very comfortable. Or don't and use them as a nice piece of the decor. EIther way, you will never regret having added one of these to your decorative scheme, and that is a promise. Just be sure to protect them. See our collection for all the options.

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19th c antique french wingback bergere chair

19th c antique french wingback bergere chair
Richly decorated arm chair in French style. It is mounted on wooden frame finished with carefully made carvings and upholstered with soft fabric. It includes extra pillow for added comfort.

Louis XV Bergere Arm Chair

Louis XV Bergere Arm Chair
Royal armchair with hand-made upholstery. Sophisticated design with carefully made carvings. It offers a large surface area for the seat. A stylish addition to the living room and more.

Pair french louis xiv bergere chairs

Pair french louis xiv bergere chairs
Add this stunning pair of Louis XIV chairs to your interior for a true elevation of style and charm. They come with the durable reupholstered frames in the taupe mohair velvet finish, making for a nice way of brightening up any room.

Fine french art deco giltwood bergere circa 1920

Fine french art deco giltwood bergere circa 1920
A classy bergere type of chair in the Art Deco style. An antique piece of furniture from the 1920's that features a shabby, steel construction with a gloss finish and a deep seat with white leather upholstery.

Pair of swedish art deco bergeres oval rosewood panels

Pair of swedish art deco bergeres oval rosewood panels
With the solid stained birch frames and the oval rosewood inserted side panels these two art deco bergeres will prove to be a sublime addition to your home decor, allowing for both comfort and significant style upgrade.

Bergere chair

With this spectacular chair, you won't have to worry about the appearance of your living room, anymore. This elegant piece rests on sturdy wood legs that accommodate a soft white seat cushion. The back is touched by an ergonomic design, while the armrests are padded for extra comfort.

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Some people said that the wingback armchair is the definition early XX century style. But when you mix it on the intelligent way with the another accessories, it could fit also to the modern interior.

Our advice Buying Guide

French Bergere chairs are antique designs that can bring the magic of French elegance into your home. The chairs come in different types and are mostly purchased for the interior décor value they have. A Bergere chair is a type of upholstered armchair that can be traced back to the 18th century. It features closed sides around the arms and the back. The Bergere chairs are considered to be the first chair designs to fully focus on comfort and relaxation but ever since they have evolved to offer much more than that.

What are the main types of French Bergere Chairs?

There are three main types of French Bergere chairs that you can find today. Each of these options can work in any space and it’s just a matter of picking something that appeals to you personally.

Bergere a la Reine

The Bergere a la Reine is a common and popular choice due to its high armrests and a comfortable flat back. The back is also quite high compared to the other types. It features a straight top with unique and beautiful sloping sides around the arms. The chair is also broader giving you enough space in-between. The upholstery is different but the fabric is very common with the Bergere a la Reine.

Bergere en Cabriolet

The Bergere en Cabriolet is relatively more vintage compared to the Bergere a la Reine. It comes with a simple rounded back which tends to be lower too. The lower height is matched with lower curved armrests. The rounded back is quite comfortable. The chairs also lie very low. However, it’s the vintage look that appeals to most people when it comes to the Bergere en Cabriolet.

Bergere Marquise

The Bergere Marquise is a petite design that usually has a low and curved back. The back seamlessly connects with the armrests. It’s also higher but thinner compared to the other two options above. The biggest difference though between the Bergere Marquise and the other options is the size. The chair is smaller in many aspects.

How to Identify French Bergere Chairs?

There are many chairs in the market that have tried to emulate the French Bergere design. If you’re looking for something authentic, you will need to identify a quality chair from the rest.

Here’s a simple guide to help:

  • The legs of the French Bergere chairs will often feature H or X shaped stretchers. This gives them a heavier look compared to traditional chairs.
  • The designs also have a unique level of rigidity. The armrests will extend to the front while the seatbacks are upright. In some cases, the back might be curved along its width but it will still be straight from down up.
  • French Bergere chairs also have a dramatic effect. The silhouette appeal is combined with a grand throne-like design. The chairs are fully upholstered except the frames which come in different vintage designs.

The royalty feeling you get from the French Bergere chairs is unmatchable because the chairs were actually quite popular with French royalty years ago.


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So romantic! White French country style arm chair with wide cushioned ottoman (they create a decently wide chaise lounge together) are set by the large window. The stone floor makes the interior complete.

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Stylish french country chair with beautiful upholstery. Handmade from wood, so you know it’s durable. Medium size fits all ages, and the beautiful trim makes it a real gem. Because of soft cushion, this chair is comfortable and healthy for your back.

Bergere chairs

This incredibly elegant and super-comfortable armchair in vintage style is a pleasing upholstery color scheme and solid wood construction. French style brings to mind the countryside idyll and introduces peace and harmony inside.

Gold french chair

French stylization in the living room. These solid chairs feature durable wooden frames with carved accents. They include solid and stylish mesh backrests. These chairs also include white seat cushions that ensure relaxation and comfort.

French bergere chair

I love the floral pattern located on a seat cushion, backrest and other elements of this chair. It stands on a very solid wooden frame with some carved details for enhanced aesthetics. It also looks very nice thanks to its decorative nailheads.

Cane bergere chair

Accent chair for watching TV reading books and more. Upholstery is made of pleasant to the touch fabric and finished with striped pattern. Includes extra pillow for spine support.

Bergeres chairs

If you want to experience the true feeling of comfort, try to sit in this gorgeous, French armchair. The frame is crafted from durable wood, and weathered for vintage appearance. The armrests are covered with a purple fabric, just as the chair's back and very soft seat cushion.

French chairs craigslist

Armchair in French climate is the perfect solution for stylish interiors. Beautiful design with soft cushions on the seat, high backrest and armrests captivate. Linen cover gives all the lightness and cozy climate.

What is a bergere chair

With its beautiful form, evoking associations with the French Bergere chairs, this ticking stripe chair will add the charm and warmth of the French provence. Ideal proposition for the shabby chic lovers as well.

Petit salon bergere chair traditional chairs

Petit Salon Bergere Chair traditional-chairs

Massoud bespeckled bergere chair traditional chairs

Massoud - "Bespeckled Bergere" Chair traditional chairs

Louis 15 chair

A beautiful classy armchair with a grey wooden frame. Legs, aprons, sloped arms, an arched rounded backrest feature curved lines and subtle floral carvings. Upholstery (on both sides) is made of vivid pink fabric with charming golden floral motifs.

French chair and ottoman

Chic vintage French style chairs having wooden frames featuring a shabby golden finish and gently curved lines of legs, aprons, sloped arms and an arched backrest. They're padded and upholstered in fabric DIY repainted from yellow to light blue.

Bergere chair 9

This Bergere chair constitutes oozes with its cottage, shabby chic character. Upholstered in linen, with hand-woven rattan back, this armchair combines solidness and smooth, elegant appeal. Measures 30"L x 32"D 37"H.

Shabby chair

Antique French style chair of wood finished in a bit shabby white with gold accents. Its curved legs, apron, armrests and backrest top have floral carvings. A wide seat, a backrest and cushions are upholstered in natural linen with stitching.

Very traditional bergere style by hickory white

Very Traditional Bergere Style by Hickory White

Casual and comfy elegance by century furniture

Casual and Comfy Elegance by Century Furniture

Modern bergere chair

Stylish arm chair upholstered with pink fabric and reinforced with solid seams. Frame is made of wood with gold finish. Adds freshness and elegance to all kinds of interiors.

Antique bergere chairs

Cottage style for a French living room setup furnished with a single armchair made in an antique fashion out of white-painted wood with a distressed coat and a blue, nautical upholstery which nicely fits in with the small end table.

Louis xv bergere

Beautiful color scheme - love the vintage white finish around the edges of the beautiful molding - Massoud

Berger chair

Designed in vintage, Louis XV French style, this lovely arm chair is upholstered in a pink fabric that beautifully contrasts with the weathered and gorgeously carved, wood frame. The seat cushion is soft, well-padded, and brings much, much comfort.

Bergere armchair

Fabulous Furnishings. A Louis IX style chair, bought at a Paris flea market, was upholstered in African mud cloth — an unlikely choice of fabric, but one that makes this chair fit into a modern interior. Interior Design: BKH Design.

AICO Lavelle Blanc Bergere Wood Chair

It is a AICO Lavelle Blanc Bergere chair that has got a sophisticated design and solid wood construction. They upholstery with stripes and cushioned seat adds comfort and beauty to any home.

Marvelous photo above is other parts of bergere chair french

marvelous photo above, is other parts of Bergere Chair French Rococo ...

Louisa bergere chair

Vintage design for an old-fashioned armchair made in a Victorian style with a winged back made out of a wicker material. The armchair has a plushy and comfortable seat cushion upholstered with a velvet fabric in a purple colour.

Berger chairs

Beautiful, elegant and very comfortable solution. This solid chair includes a wooden frame with many decorative carvings. Its soft seat cushion is supported by a solid, curved backrest connected with padded arms.

Bergere chair and ottoman 1

This picture shows a comfortable armchair with black and white fabric that looks neutral and stylish among different colors. Solid wooden frame of this chair includes decorative carvings on arms and other elements.

Bergere armchairs

Oval Back Bergere Armchair - Oak Armchair, Dining Room Chair, Writing Desk Chair | Soft Surroundings

Design Toscano AF1556 Brussels Library Bergere Chair, 32-Inch

This piece of furniture has got a functional and decorative role in the house. It features a hand-crafted solid mahogany construction and a very soft seat. This antique-styled chair measures 25.5"Wx24"Dx32"H 27 lbs.

French bergere chairs for sale

When arranging a shabby chic style living room, it is worth to put on furniture in a French style. With such solutions, we meet in the form of two french berege armchairs with two-colored beige and purple upholstery and a beautiful wooden carved frame.

Bergere chair 5

Though traditional in its form, with fluted legs, scroll arms and understated carvings applied on its frame, this accent chair gains zing with a funky modern upholstery, fuchsia pink with white geometric entwining pattern.

Bergere chair 4

Detailed and durable chair with wooden frame that includes some decorative carvings. This chair features a very soft and comfortable seat cushion that provides additional relaxation. It also offers a backrest and two arms for enhanced support.

W magazine french chair roche bobois chair from 4 174

W Magazine French Chair - ROCHE BOBOIS chair, from $4,174,

Fontaine swedish gustavian shabby chic french bergere chair

Fontaine Swedish Gustavian Shabby Chic French Bergere Chair

Leonide Limed Gray Oak Linen French Canopy Balloon Chair

It is a Leonide French canopy balloon chair that is a fantastic and comfortable addition to your living room, bedroom, family room, guest room and other. You will be impressed how cool this product is.

I love the blend of time periods with this chair

I love the blend of time periods with this chair. French bergeres chair circa 1900 upholstered in a modern grass fabric.

So fab love the contrast between the quilted bergere chair

So fab. Love the contrast between the quilted Bergere chair and oversized abstract painting.

Ooh white flowers gray dining room furniture natural wood and

ooh white flowers, gray dining room furniture, natural wood and vintage things...heaven!

19th century french bergere chair at 1stdibs

19th Century French Bergere Chair at 1stdibs

19th c antique french wingback bergere chair with toile

19th C. Antique French Wingback Bergere Chair with toile ...

French bergere chair with gilt finish chairish

French Bergere Chair With Gilt Finish | Chairish

French antique gilt bergere chair

French Antique Gilt Bergere Chair

French distress painted bergere chair

French Distress Painted Bergere Chair