In the United States, chaise longue is nearly always written "chaise lounge" the first constituent a spelling pronunciation, the second a 19th-century folk-anagrammatic adaptation of the French word longue. Since the 1950's the chaise lounge has been somewhat associated with psychoanalysis and many psychoanalysts continue to keep chaises lounges in their offices for use in therapy.There is thought to be some medicinal and psychological benefit to laying back on a piece of furniture and perhaps beginning to emulate falling asleep: taking the patient to another slightly altered state. Victorian Furniture, History and Style. In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victorias reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901. The era followed the Georgian period and preceded the Edwardian period, and its later half overlaps with the first part of the Belle Epoque. Defined according to sensibilities and political concerns. The period is sometimes considered to begin with the passage of the 1832 Reform Act. The period is characterized as one of relative peace among the great powers of the world (as established by the Congress of Vienna), increased economic activity, refined sensibilities and a full sense of great national self-confidence for Great Britain. Ideologically, the Victorian era witnessed resistance to the rationalism that defined the Georgian period and an increasing turn towards romanticism and mysticism with regard to religion, social values, and arts. The Victorian era, in the second half of the 19th century, commonly used walnut, mahogany, rosewood and dark colors; often accented with floral carvings.
The period is known for its interpretation and eclectic revival of historic styles m. The item "Victorian Chaise Lounge, Antique Loveseat, Vintage Settee, Scotland 1870, B1528" is in sale since Saturday, August 10, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Sofas & Chaises\1800-1899". The seller is "heatherbraeantiques" and is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.