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Date added: 18-04-2012 THE ARMCHAIR - Whats best for the behind?

The Armchair - Whats best for the behind?

When it comes to deciding what gorgeous item I am going to focus on in this ‘dose’ of blog. I often look back to the varied conversations I’ve had with our customers………….. and ponder.

It has occurred to me that the comments made, are frequently in reflection to the contrast between the past and present. The way in which items used to be made, the quality of the woods and grade of the leathers used. The double/triple seamed trims and the intricately cut veneers.

That is not to say that all modernity be damned! But, yet to say…consider the durability and elegance of the past.

And in the case of selecting armchairs this must be especially so. It is so easy to fall prey of the large, multi position recliners (I have done so myself) only to repent at uncomfortable leisure! Whilst the aforementioned piece sags and fails to fit in any other room than that of a mansion!

We at the Furniture Rooms have a wonderful selection of comfortable seating that is ideal in proportion and yet still functionally fitting to solve this dilemna.

We try to cater for all desired styles and eras, from the retro 1970’s Danish leather lounge chairs with matching sofa, kitsch leather swivel armchairs and De-sede specials to the beautiful curves of the 1930’s French upholstered armchairs with wooden inlay, classic Chesterfield wingbacks and the G-plan with its simple lines.

http://www.thefurniturerooms.co.uk/seating.html

Written by Kim Freeman

 
 
Cocobolo Sideboard by Merrow Associates

Cocobolo Sideboard by Merrow Associates

  £2,250.00
   
Oak Saw Back Chairs by Hans J Wegner c1960

Oak Saw Back Chairs by Hans J Wegner c1960

  £2,250.00
   
Rosewood Sideboard Bridgeford by Robert Heritage

Rosewood Sideboard Bridgeford by Robert Heritage

  £2,450.00
   
Mid Century Danish Rosewood Desk

Mid Century Danish Rosewood Desk

  £1,650.00
 
 
Mid Century Danish Dining Table

Mid Century Danish Dining Table

  £1,150.00
   
Mid Century Danish Dining Chairs Set of Six

Mid Century Danish Dining Chairs Set of Six

  £1,650.00
   
GE530 Sofa by Hans J Wegner for Getema

GE530 Sofa by Hans J Wegner for Getema

  £1,800.00
   
Art Deco Armchairs in Walnut and Leather c1930

Art Deco Armchairs in Walnut and Leather c1930

  £3,650.00
 
 
Mid Century Dining Table by Hans Battrud

Mid Century Dining Table by Hans Battrud

  £1,650.00
   
Art Deco Walnut Cabinet

Art Deco Walnut Cabinet

  £550.00
   
Italian Burr Maple Commode c1950

Italian Burr Maple Commode c1950

  £1,750.00
   
Art Deco Birds Eye Maple Coffee Table

Art Deco Birds Eye Maple Coffee Table

  £950.00
 
 
Pair of Vintage Brown Leather Chesterfields

Pair of Vintage Brown Leather Chesterfields

  £4,500.00
   
Macassar Ebony Centre Table c1970

Macassar Ebony Centre Table c1970

  £2,250.00
   
Art Deco Walnut Nest of Tables

Art Deco Walnut Nest of Tables

  £850.00
   
Antique Dutch Marquetry Commode c.1880

Antique Dutch Marquetry Commode c.1880

  £950.00
 
 
Art Deco Walnut Sideboard

Art Deco Walnut Sideboard

  £1,250.00
   
Art Deco Walnut Chest

Art Deco Walnut Chest

  £650.00
   
Art Deco Walnut Gentleman's Wardrobe

Art Deco Walnut Gentleman's Wardrobe

  SOLD
   
Set of Four Mid Century Rosewood Dining Chairs

Set of Four Mid Century Rosewood Dining Chairs

  SOLD
 
 
Mid Century Rosewood Coffee Table

Mid Century Rosewood Coffee Table

  £550.00
   
Art Deco Bedside Cabinets in Macassar Ebony

Art Deco Bedside Cabinets in Macassar Ebony

  £1,150.00
   
French Art Deco Dressing Table by Henry Geneste c1920

French Art Deco Dressing Table by Henry Geneste c1920

  £1,250.00
   
Bronze Mozart By Jean louis Gregoire c1880

Bronze Mozart By Jean louis Gregoire c1880

  SOLD
 
 
French Leather Club Chairs c1930

French Leather Club Chairs c1930

  SOLD
   
A Pair of Danish Leather Armchairs

A Pair of Danish Leather Armchairs

  SOLD
   
Mid Century Rosewood Dining Table by H W Klien for Bramin

Mid Century Rosewood Dining Table by H W Klien for Bramin

  £2,250.00
   
Mid Century Teak and Leather Armchairs c1960

Mid Century Teak and Leather Armchairs c1960

  £1,450.00
 
 
Bronze cherub by Clodion c1780

Bronze cherub by Clodion c1780

  £950.00
   
Bronze Pheasant by Rochard c1930

Bronze Pheasant by Rochard c1930

  £550.00
   
A Large Pair of Japanese Satsuma Vases c1890

A Large Pair of Japanese Satsuma Vases c1890

  £950.00
   
Art Deco Cocktail Cabinet in Burr Walnut by Hille

Art Deco Cocktail Cabinet in Burr Walnut by Hille

  £2,950.00
 
 
Art Deco Console Table c1920

Art Deco Console Table c1920

  £1,200.00
   
Mid Century Italian Rosewood Chest of Drawers

Mid Century Italian Rosewood Chest of Drawers

  SOLD
   
French Art Deco Walnut Sideboard c1930

French Art Deco Walnut Sideboard c1930

  SOLD
   
French Art Deco Bedside Cupboards

French Art Deco Bedside Cupboards

  £650.00