Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Beautiful chair with strange name, maybe?

In Furniture > Chairs > Show & Tell.
Chairs2538 of 2719Arm Chair How do I know if my antique chair is worth anything?
Love it
Like it

AntiqageAntiqage loves this.
ttomtuckerttomtucker likes this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 9 years ago

    (6 items)

    My wife obtained this beautiful chair and was told that they called them Gossip chairs? Does anyone know if this is right? Who made them? and from what era they came? or anything else you might know about them. Would love to get some information on this. Thanks

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.


    1. geekasaurus geekasaurus, 9 years ago
    2. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 9 years ago
      I'm thinking that we had one like this for a telephone chair, back when you only had hard wired phones that weighed 5 or 6 lbs and a 'party' line..............
    3. DelGirlT, 9 years ago
      Aren't gossip chairs two chairs attached? It looks similar to the chair/table my grandparents had next to their house phone when I was growing up. It's gorgeous whatever it's original purpose was...
    4. geekasaurus geekasaurus, 9 years ago
      these are made for talking on the phone. phones weighed 5+ lbs

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.