Learn about Captain's Chair

A cottage chair, or Windsor chair, with a rounded back supported by plain or baluster turned spindles, providing an arm rest. The seat may be either caned or, more frequently, a saddled wooden seat. The term is applied to a variety of similar low-backed chairs made throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. Other names include a 'pub chair', 'smoker's chair', and so on. A great many office chairs are of much the same design.
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Swivel captain's chair with deep buttoned leather upholstery

A Bentwood and cane revolving Captain's chair, Austrian, circa 1900. 81 cm high, 64 cm wide. 56 cm deep

A pair of Colonial kauri frame Captain's chairs, leather button back upholstery. Height 66 cm

A pair late 19th century leather upholstered captains chairs Recently upholstered and finished

A late 19th century oak Captain's chair, the curved back with spiral twisted columns above a revolving saddle seat, raised on spiral twisted supports joined by a circular support, on out swept feet

An oak and iron Captain's chair, marked for Empreza Nacional Lisboa