Make your next event beautiful by renting our chiavari chairs in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Our chiavari chairs are made of the best quality of hardwood and we have a variety of chiavari chairs for rent, and can customize them with our different cushion covers. Please contact us for more information on our chiavari chairs and the customizable cushion covers.
The History of the Chiavari Chair
The Chiavari chair was created in 1807 by a cabinetmaker from Chiavari on the northwestern Italian coast, Giuseppe Gaetano Descalzi, who at the invitation of the president of the Economic Society of Chiavari, the Marquis Stefano Rivarola, reworked some chairs in the French Empire style, simplifying the decorative elements and lightening the structural elements.
The chiavari chair was a success and soon many factories opened in Chiavari and surrounding towns. When Gaetano Descalzi died in 1855, about 600 workers were making Chiavari chairs. The chiavari chair was praised by Charles Albert of Savoy, Napoleon III, and by the sculptor Antonio Canova.
Today chiavari chair’s are still used for modern events such as weddings, ceremonies, dinners, and other formal settings.