Chair-table - (Furniture) Glossary of Antique Terms C

Chair-table - (Furniture) The Chair-table Medieval furniture form. Armchair with a tabletop back that swings over on hinges and rests on the arm to form a table. The top can be round or oval and there are some rectangle tops to be found. Examples survive from the sixteenth century. They were in use in America into the 18th Century.


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