THE ARMCHAIR - Whats best for the behind?

18-04-2012
by T Thomas

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

 
 
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  £1,850.00
   
Vintage brown Leather chesterfield with Buttoned Seat and Back

Vintage brown Leather chesterfield with Buttoned Seat and Back

  £2,250.00
   
Mid Century Rosewood Dining Table

Mid Century Rosewood Dining Table

  £950.00
   
Art Deco Sideboard with Marble Top

Art Deco Sideboard with Marble Top

  £1,150.00
 
 
French Leather Club Chair c1930

French Leather Club Chair c1930

  £1,250.00
   
Art Deco Standard lamp

Art Deco Standard lamp

  £750.00
   
Large Art Deco Chest of Drawers

Large Art Deco Chest of Drawers

  £950.00
   
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  £750.00
 
 
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  £450.00
   
Rare Painted Side Table from Burma c1900

Rare Painted Side Table from Burma c1900

  £850.00
   
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  £550.00
   
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Art Deco Cabinet with Bookcase and Drawers in Burr Maple

  £2,450.00
 
 
Art Deco Bedside Cabinets with Marble Tops

Art Deco Bedside Cabinets with Marble Tops

  £950.00
   
French Art deco Bedsides in Thuya  c1925

French Art Deco Bedsides in Thuya c1925

  £850.00
   
Mid Century Teak Sideboard in Teak by Bramin

Mid Century Teak Sideboard in Teak by Bramin

  £2,250.00
   
Italian Art Deco Cocktail Cabinet in Walnut

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  £11,950.00
 
 
Pair of Halabala Chairs Model H269

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  £3,250.00
   
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
   
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
   
Art Deco Chest of Drawers in Walnut

Art Deco Chest of Drawers in Walnut

  £950.00
   
Pair of Mid Century Teak and Oak Armchairs c1960

Pair of Mid Century Teak and Oak Armchairs c1960

  £2,250.00
 
 
Pair of Teak Armchairs by Grete Jalk for France and Son

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  £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
   
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
 
 
Art Deco walnut Cabinet c1930

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

Merrow Associates Dining Table and 8 chairs

  £2,250.00
   
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
   
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