Learn about Ottoman

The term was used during the 18th and early 19th centuries to describe an upholstered deep couch, usually without arms, sometimes with a seat on either side of a central divide. Named after those found in the luxurious palaces of the Ottoman (Turkish) Empire. It later came to refer specifically to an upholstered day bed containing a deep box base in which linen, clothing and other domestic effects could be stored. Popular until the 1920s.
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A French walnut framed ottoman, circa 1870. 39 cm high, 80 cm wide, 80 cm deep

Large ottoman with deep buttoned upholstery, 116 cm x 78 cm

A good Ottoman, made by Alexander J Cook, Melbourne. a fine shaped square ottoman, with a plush button padded top, a deep tasselled border and raised on casters, well upholstered in a wheat gold ticking sateen. Height 47 cm. Length 100 cm. Width 100 cm

A good early 20th century French Duchesse Brisee (bergere chair and matching ottoman), carved beech framed, caned and upholstered, the wing back chair with restrained floral and scroll carved detail, caned panels to the sides and back; contemporary upholst

Folk Olsen reclining lounge chair with teak frame and black vinyl upholstery together with an associated ottoman in rosewood with black vinyl upholstery

A George I style walnut leather covered ottoman, 46 cm high, 104 cm wide, 92 cm deep

A large ottoman covered in brown leather, 46 cm high, 130 cm wide, 72 cm deep

A pair of bergere chairs and ottoman, French 19th century the pierced carved white-washed gilt wood chair frames with generous plump cushioned seats together with an ottoman of similar style upholstered in pale celadon green damask fabric (3) 80 cm high (t

Patio/entertaining area lounge suite and ottoman with green cushions

Yellow upholstered ottoman, approx 43 cm high c 66 cm wide

A walnut ottoman in the French manner covered in floral covered moquette. 166 cm long, 74 cm wide, 50 cm high

A Louis XVI style walnut fauteuil, 20th century, the cresting rail above a padded tablet back, arms and seat, raised on cabriole legs with ottoman, each with a down filled loose cushion and upholstered in Brunschwig & Fils fabric.

A Louis XVI style bergere and ottoman with faux zebra stripe upholstery

A mahogany legged ottoman with buttoned seat 44 cm high, 110 cm wide, 76 cm deep

A pair of Giovanni, offredi Onda armchairs and ottoman by Saporiti, circa 1975, each with a square shaped upholstered back and seat raised on a chrome cantilever base together with conforming ottoman, printed fabric maker's label.

A rosewood upholstered Ottoman, circa 1880, the low set ottoman upholstered in buttoned velvet and raised on short cabriole legs with castors. Height 40 cm. Width 107 cm. Depth 71 cm

A Regency style Knoll settee, the rectangular back flanked by drop sides the whole with green brocade upholstery together with two matching ottomans 190 cm. Length of back.

Black leather three seater settee, lounge chair and ottoman

A lounge suite consisting of a beige upholstered three seater and a similar two seater sofa together with a ottoman

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