About us

The "chair" or "the sitting place", in its various forms, designs, constructions, and surface decoration, is not only an item of utility and comfort but also intended to be a core part of any décor. Antique seating with its uniqueness, long-established craftsmanship and surface detailing (e.g. grain of wood, inlay, marquetry, carving etc.) provides added character, luxury and style to an existing décor (whether traditional or contemporary). It can even shape how the rest of a room may be furnished or decorated. This is the philosophy of The Sitting Place.

The Sitting Place is a web-based business born out of a passion and keen eye for desirable antique seating furniture and an appreciation of traditional upholstery as a highly skilled trade.

The Sitting Place offers for sale beautiful traditionally re-upholstered and other items of quality antique seating dating from the 1800s and early 1900s. High standard re-upholstering is done in-house using only traditional methods, materials, fillings and in-keeping with the item in question. This is combined with very carefully chosen designer fabrics that complement the period, style, features and show wood of every particular item of antique seating furniture. The end result is timeless, appealing and superior re-upholstered antique seating furniture, ready to grace any home as a focal point within any room. Expert restoration is also performed, when required.

The Sitting Place does not arrange private viewing of its stock. All stock is clearly illustrated on The Sitting Place website. Please e-mail us if you have any queries.

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