What period is Edwardian furniture?
A quick guide to Edwardian furniture history Though Edward was on the throne for the short period of 1901 - 1910, pieces today known as Edwardian tend to span from 1890 - 1910.
Why is antique expensive?
Most pieces of antique furniture are unique, partly due to being handmade and partly due to the fact that other copies or different versions of a single item may have been lost or destroyed over time. Antiques are also extremely difficult to replicate in all their details, which makes originals all the more precious.
What is a chair and a half called?
The term chair-and-a-half is the somewhat clumsy and cumbersome name for an extremely comfortable piece of furniture—an over-sized chair that is wider than a standard chair but narrower than a love seat.
Was 1912 Victorian or Edwardian?
The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history spanned the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes expanded to the start of the First World War. The death of Queen Victoria in January 1901 marked the end of the Victorian era.