Antique Balloon Back chairs

Antique balloon backed dining chairs are a popular style as they will fit around most styles of dining table perfectly. Here on antiques would we do get lots of beautiful antique chairs for sale and you can see many different examples along with our latest stock in our antique chairs category here.

Balloon back chairs were made mainly in the Victorian era with lots of Victorian cabinet makers copying the design but adding their own individual decorations added such as floral carvings or different styles of legs. Some would be simple turned legs whilst others would have French influences such as the elaborate cabriole leg. The earlier designs were built by hand and so are better quality usually with more solid quality timbers used. If you are looking to buy a set of balloon back chairs please visit our online shop or if you are looking for a specific style please also email us as we can try to find the style you are looking for. below are some very nice examples that we have sold previously –

Set of Four Victorian Rosewood Antique Dining Chairs.

Set of Four Victorian Rosewood Antique Dining Chairs.
Dating from around 1870 in the Victorian period these rosewood antique dining chairs make up a set of four. They have beautifully scrolled, carved ornate balloon backs and stand on splayed back legs and delightfully carved cabriole front legs. The seat fronts have a serpentine shape and are covered in a tapestry effect fabric with braid trim. These robust, but elegant, antique dining chairs would prove to be an attractive accompaniment to any small antique dining table or as additions to compliment another set.

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Set of Six Antique Victorian Mahogany Balloon Back Dining Chairs.

Set of Six Antique Victorian Mahogany Balloon Back Dining Chairs.
This beautiful set of six antique balloon back mahogany dining chairs dates from the Victorian period, circa 1860. They have moulded curved balloon backs with delightful scrolled carved back stretchers. Each chair stands on splayed back legs and turned reeded front legs. They have been recently reupholstered in a neutral upholstery fabric with a coordinating braid trim.

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Set of Six Balloon Back Antique Dining Chairs From The Victorian Period

Set of Six Balloon Back Antique Dining Chairs From The Victorian Period.
Dating from the Victorian period, circa 1860, this beautiful set of six balloon back mahogany dining chairs are typical of their type. They have moulded curved balloon backs with delightful scrolled carved back splats. Each chair stands on splayed back legs and turned tulip carved front legs. They have been recently reupholstered in a neutral upholstery fabric with a coordinating braid trim.

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Set of Eight Antique Victorian Balloon Back Mahogany Dining Chairs.

Set of Eight Antique Victorian Balloon Back Mahogany Dining Chairs.
This harlequin set of eight mahogany balloon back antique dining chairs date from the Victorian period, circa 1880. They have balloon backs and stand on splayed back legs and beautifully turned front legs. The seats have a serpentine shaped front design with a moulded edge and have been covered in a neutral green fabric which is in good condition. The mahogany itself is of a medium shade with a striking grain, good patina, is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing.

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Set of Six Victorian Walnut Antique Balloon back Dining Chairs

This beautiful set of six antique balloon back dining chairs are made from walnut and date from the Victorian period, circa 1870. They have elegant moulded balloon backs with scrolled, intricately carved, back supports. They stand on splayed back legs and cabriole front legs and have been recently upholstered in a jacquard fabric with braid trim. There are some minor old repairs to the chairs but these are minimal and the chairs are still very sturdy, good for everyday use and in extremely good condition.

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Super Quality, Set of Six, Antique Victorian Mahogany Balloon Back Chairs

Super Quality, Set of Six, Antique Victorian Mahogany Balloon Back Chairs

Dating from the early Victorian period, circa 1850, this beautiful set of six antique balloon back chairs are constructed from the finest quality mahogany timbers. They have carved moulded backs with a central scrolled curbed back splat. The back legs are splayed while the front legs are delightfully turned in a tapering octagonal style and have a moulded front edge spanning the width of the seat. They look to have been recently reupholstered in a period style fabric which is in very good condition although could easily be replaced if so desired since the seat pads are of the ‘drop in’ design.

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Fine Quality, Set of Six, Balloon Back Antique Chairs in Walnut Fine Quality, Set of Six, Balloon Back Antique Chairs in Walnut

Fine Quality, Set of Six, Balloon Back Antique Chairs in Walnut

This set of six antique dining chairs are constructed from a fine quality walnut, circa 1870, and are stamped ‘J.R.S PATENT’. They have moulded balloon backs, with finely carved central back splats, that sit above recently upholstered seats. The attractive serpentine shaped fronts of the seats look well with the splayed back legs and elegantly carved front legs.

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Stunning Quality set of Six William IV Mahogany Antique Balloon Back Chairs

Dating from ca. 1835 this Stunning Quality set of 6 William IV Mahogany Antique Balloon Back Chairs have been built by a true craftsman, using the finest quality mahogany timbers and featuring fine detailing. They have shaped balloon backs with beautiful, elegant carved bar back supports. The chairs stand on splayed back legs and have fine turned front legs with tulip design carvings. The drop in seats have been recently upholstered so are in very good condition and the chairs have aged to a rich mahogany shade with a striking grain, good patina, is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing.

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Beautiful set of Six Victorian Antique Balloon Back Chairs

Dating from the early Victorian period ca. 1850 this Beautiful set of Six Victorian Antique Chairs have curved balloon backs with elegant carved central back supports. The chairs stand on splayed back legs and have beautifully turned front legs with fine decorative carvings. The drop in seats have been recently upholstered in a neutral fabric so come in very good condition. This is a genuine piece of antique furniture which has a couple of minor old repairs, as one would expect but they are very sturdy for everyday use and they have aged to a lovely rich shade of mahogany

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4 thoughts on “Antique Balloon Back chairs

  1. Hello

    Looking for 6 1940-1880 walnut dining chairs. Hope we can do business together. Look forward to hearing from you

    Thanks

    Barrie

    1. hi
      I will add you onto my mailing list and this will update you with our newly added stock. Hopefully we will find you a set in the near future
      Kind regards
      James

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