Good Things Come in Small Packages

18-07-2012
by T Thomas

The Best Things Come in Small Packages

How does one describe the word ‘dinky?’ the dictionary describes it as ‘small and unimportant’. The Thesaurus informs me that suitable replacements would be 'Lilliputian, insignificant, lesser or even minor'.

I say, “Booooooooooo” to that! To me it encapsulates the very essence of the smaller proportioned in a cute and adorable manner and although more petite in stature, lends itself to the importance akin to a full stop at the end of a sentence.

This brings me full circle to the reason for my convoluted ramblings as I tell you all about our lovely c1930’s Art Deco Settee and matching Chairs. They are so perfectly scaled and elegant on the eye. With gently scooped backs and ebonised wood inlaid rails, inset atop classic Deco curved arms. Slim built and sympathetically upholstered in an, ‘of the period’ styled soft grey and black chenille fabric that really suits the era in which the pieces were originally made.

And even more impressive is the fact that they are truly a comfortable experience in which to sit upon! What better way to take you back to the decade that brought us Bakelite, Veneers and sexy Nylon Stockings!

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

Written by Kim Freeman

 
 
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Italian Art Deco Cocktail Cabinet in Walnut

  £11,950.00
   
Pair of Halabala Chairs Model H269

Pair of Halabala Chairs Model H269

  £3,250.00
   
Mid Century Dry Bar in Rosewood by Mogens Kold

Mid Century Dry Bar in Rosewood by Mogens Kold

  £1,850.00
   
Mid Century Dining Chairs “Ingrid” by Koefoeds Hornslet set of 8

Mid Century Dining Chairs “Ingrid” by Koefoeds Hornslet set of 8

  £2,650.00
 
 
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Art Deco Hall Table in Walnut

  £850.00
   
Scandinavian Art Deco Sideboard

Scandinavian Art Deco Sideboard

  £1,650.00
   
Italian Art Deco Commode by Dassi

Italian Art Deco Commode by Dassi

  £1,850.00
   
Mid Century Table in Rosewood by Bramin

Mid Century Table in Rosewood by Bramin

  £2,250.00
 
 
Mid Century Sideboard in Rosewood by Bramin

Mid Century Sideboard in Rosewood by Bramin

  £3,200.00
   
Pair of French Art Deco Bedside Cabinets

Pair of French Art Deco Bedside Cabinets

  £495.00
   
Rosewood Drum Table by Robert Heritage for Archie shine c1957

Rosewood Drum Table by Robert Heritage for Archie shine c1957

  £1,650.00
   
Mid Century Macassar Ebony Dining Table

Mid Century Macassar Ebony Dining Table

  £1,450.00
 
 
Art Deco Chest of Drawers in Walnut

Art Deco Chest of Drawers in Walnut

  £950.00
   
Pair of french Leather Club Chairs c1930

Pair of French Leather Club Chairs c1930

  £2,250.00
   
Pair of Mid Century Teak and Oak Armchairs c1960

Pair of Mid Century Teak and Oak Armchairs c1960

  £2,250.00
   
Bronze Panther by Thomas Cartier on Marble Rock c1920

Bronze Panther by Thomas Cartier on Marble Rock c1920

  £2,950.00
 
 
Pair of Teak Armchairs by Grete Jalk for France and Son

Pair of Teak Armchairs by Grete Jalk for France and Son

  £2,850.00
   
Mid Century Italian Dining Table and 6 chairs in Rosewood

Mid Century Italian Dining Table and 6 chairs in Rosewood

  £2,950.00
   
French Empire Mahogany Chest c1880

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  £950.00
   
Panther with her Cubs Patinated bronze c1920

Panther with her Cubs Patinated bronze by Rochard c1920

  £1,450.00
 
 
Walnut Art Deco Armchairs c1930

Walnut Art Deco Armchairs c1930

  £3,650.00
   
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Art Deco walnut Cabinet c1930

  £850.00
   
Art Deco Macassar Side Table

Art Deco Macassar Side Table

  £1,200.00
   
Merrow Associates Dining Table and 8 chairs

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  £2,250.00
 
 
Mid Century Italian Rosewood Dining Table

Mid Century Italian Rosewood Dining Table

  £1,850.00
   
Art Deco Walnut Coffee Table with Marble top

Art Deco Walnut Coffee Table with Marble top

  £850.00
   
Pair of Italian Art Deco Walnut Console Tables c1930

Pair of Italian Art Deco Walnut Console Tables c1930

  £8,950.00
   
Italian Painted Gesso Coffee c1880

Italian Painted Gesso Coffee c1880

  £1,850.00
 
 
Rosewood Cadett Lounge Chair by Eric Merthen

Rosewood Cadett Lounge Chair by Eric Merthen c1960

  £1,250.00
   
Italian Console Table c1950

Italian Console Table c1950

  £850.00
   
Pair of Elm Alter Tables from Northern China C1820

Pair of Elm Alter Tables from Northern China C1820

  £4,200.00
   
Chinese Low Table c1720

Chinese Low Table c1720

  £450.00
 
 
Pair of Leather and Chrome Chairs by Roche Bobois

Pair of Leather and Chrome Chairs by Roche Bobois

  £3,200.00
   
Bronze Lion on a Rock

Bronze Lion on a Rock

  £495.00
   
Bronze Head of the Old Warrior c 1835 by Francois Rude

Bronze Head of the Old Warrior c 1835 by Francois Rude

  £4,200.00
   
Bronze Tiger c1920 by Thomas Cartier

Bronze Tiger c1920 by Thomas Cartier

  £1,650.00