The Bergere Chair

Based on an early 20th century chair by Syrie Maugham who was inspired by an 18th century French model. Our Bergere was famously used by the Dalai Lama whilst talking at the Royal Albert Hall.
The upholstery filling of this design is made using natural materials.
Learn more about natural upholstery here.
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Available in Soane's painted beech, oak, sipo mahogany or walnut.

For an additional charge, this design can be customised with:
The Bergere Chair Loose Cover

This design has been made for domestic use and has not been tested for a non-domestic environment.

Pricing +

We welcome enquiries from designers worldwide.

Dimensions +

1110mm height x 1100mm depth x 787mm width.
Height to seat: 490mm.

43.75" height x 43.25" depth x 31" width.
Seat height: 19.25".

Lead Time +

14 weeks. Lead time on quantities of 6 or more will need to be confirmed in advance of order.

Lead time will start from receipt of deposit and confirmation of all specifications.

8 weeks must be allowed from receipt of COM/COL.

Delivery +

Carriage charges can be quoted upon confirmation of the delivery address.

Upholstery +

Materials: British organic wool, feather & down cushion, hessian, horsehair, wool based interliner, springs

COM (plain fabric)
7 x metres
8 x yards

Optional Contrast Braid: 6 metres / 7 yards.

If fabric with pattern will be used for upholstery, please be aware a larger quantity may be required. Please contact us us before placing an order.
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Materials & Finishes

Materials & Finishes

At Soane we offer the ability to customise any piece choosing from a broad choice of materials and finishes. Should you require a bespoke finish or a material that you can’t see here, please contact us to discuss your requirements as we would more than happy to help.

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