The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...
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The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always …

The bridge chair

Originating from the eighteenth century used around a gaming table, hence its name from the term bridge which means to bet. It is a particularly narrow chair, especially at the back of the seat, with a high backrest on top of which is a padded armrest hiding a box of chips to bet.

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

The convenience chair

Elegant term for the pierced chair. His seat consists of a chest with a lid, which hid either a chamber pot or a basin.

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The salt chair

Chest with backrest or not, for the illegal storage of salt during the salt tax. In use from the thirteenth to the beginning of the twentieth century to hide the salt of contraband during the inspection of gabelous.

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The rocking chair

A rocking chair, or rocking chair, or rocking chair is a chair whose feet are connected by two curved side strips allowing the person to swing back and forth. In this way, the chair is in contact with the ground only on one point of each of these wooden pads, and the chair can swing back and forth according to the wishes of the occupant of the chair.

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The flesh

Originally the seat of a bishop in his church.

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The fireside

Comfortable seat, low and padded, devoid of arms and originally allowed to heat close to the fire (hence its etymology).

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The stool

Chair without backrest

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The gondola chair

Seat with rounded back and enveloping, with curved lateral uprights.

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

Caquetoire or cackling

Rudimentary seat with high backrest and straight, rectangular or trapezoidal seat, used generally near the fire, it is the ancestor of the fireside.

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

The armchair

Chair with two armrests like armchairs.

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

The curule chair

Seat of ivory without file where sat the principal magistrates of the Roman Republic.

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The electric chair

Seat used in the United States for the electrocution of those sentenced to death.

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The musical chair

A sports game whose author is not known.

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

The child’s chair or high chair

High seat with arms and sometimes a seat for young children.

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The iron chair

Burning chair on which was attached a tortured stripped of his clothes.

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The lounge chair

Seat with backrest, sometimes folding, on which one can lengthen the legs.

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The folding chair

Seat with a folding system allowing once closed to store the chair in a reduced volume.

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The deck chair

Bridge or deck chair, a kind of deck chair installed on the deck of a ship.

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The sedan chair

Cab equipped with stretchers and carried with men’s arms, used to move individually.

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The office chair

Chair with 5 wheels used in an office.

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The Windsor Chair

Chair whose base and back are fixed through the carved wooden seat. The backrest is generally formed of arched pieces and thin chopsticks.

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(Sources: Wikipedia, http://regardantiquaire.canalblog.com/archives/2010/07/28/18689930.html , http://fauteuil.gazette-art.com/chaises.php?i=50&limit=125,25 , http://muebles-en-espera.blogspot.fr/ , http://www.atelierbacchetta.com/sale-sale-74.php , http://www.annedeb.com/nos-furniture- and-seats / 15-2069-517, chair gondole.php , http://regardantiquaire.canalblog.com/tag/si%C3%A8ges , http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/furniture-lighting/ chair-at-arms-baroque-period-first-half-5404861-details.aspx , http://400bc.wordpress.com/ , http://www.bloguemauricie.ca/2012/03/27/entreprise-in Education-difficult-with-the-game-ministerial-of-the-musical-chair / musical-chair-11 /, http://www.apresleclipse.net/dossier_inquisition.htm, http: //www.artscape. fr / holidays-what-history-museum-post / , http://www.chairsandco.com)

Nowadays, the chair continues to decline in several uses and forms with sometimes humor. Designers play with this furniture that inspires them both by its history and its use. They redraw new forms that are carried away by the imagination, to serve us and to make us dream.

Here are some funny and nice chairs:

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

The different types of chair: design and comfort, not always ...

(Sources: http://blogs.cotemaison.fr/visiteprivee/2011/10/20/love-you-the-droles-of-chaises-de-guy , http://www.images-blogs-dexter.com /2012/07/insolite-et-drole.html, http://www.maroccreators.com/photo/des-chaises-sous-form-doeufs, http://www.meublesoloft.com/en/419-chaise medaillon-antoinette-freaks.html, http://www.orgone-design.com/chaise-ecoute-jcdc-acrila.html, http://www.maulink.net/150-categorie-160657.html, http : //creabracadabra.canalblog.com/tag/objects )

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