English made, 1950's drop-side gate-leg table,
in Mahogany and Beech.Common during the
Georgian,Victorian and Edwardian eras, it's rare
to find a mid century example of this versatile
and compact furniture piece. A generously sized
occasional dining table, perfect for those extra
Xmas guests, it folds flat against the wall.
With one side extended makes a perfect foldaway
desk, great for compact spaces or unexpected
Deco armchair by Parker-Knoll, in production
fron the late 30s to early 50s. We always pick
up these stylish chairs when we find them, and
have been looking for a way, to bring them up to
date. This proto-type has been retro fitted with
a custom designed moulded foam cushion that,
unfortunately, pushes the price up a bit. We're
still examining our options for a more cost
effective finish for future examples. The
prototype is available for $1200.
at the WAC, a set of four Danish style teak and
beech dining chairs with leather upholstery.
Made in England in the late 50s. $1100 for the
four. Paired here with an English made drop leaf
extension table in teak and beech. Also late
50's with elegantly tapered and splayed legs.
of Charlotte Perriand for le Corbusier
"basculant" armchairs (1928). Late 70s edition
with thick chrome tube and Italian saddle
leather seats. $465 each or $800 the pair.
Mr Bond, I expect you to die!"
Just in at Petrie Terrace, this original 1960s
G-plan rocker/recliner in black vinyl.
Originally marketed as "the most comfortable
chair in the world", this British classic was
chosen as the chair for Ernst Stavro Blofeld
(played by Donald Pleasance) in the 1967 Bond
film "You only live twice". Just add white cat,
and dominate world.
mid-century 1960's chair in teak and beech by
the Fuji furniture company of Japan. Rebuilt,
re-polished and re-upholstered in fabrics from
Warwick's "Nordic" collection. The fine grain in
its teak arms complements beautifully the
blonde, beech frame.
Russell Helix cabinet. Designed in 1951 for the
Festival of Britain, this is one of the firm's
signature pieces. Sir Sydney Gordon Russell came
to prominence as part of the late arts and
crafts movement's Cotswold school before moving
on to head the wartime utility furniture board
and become the founding chairman of the British
design council. This piece shows typical use of
high end materials (mahogany and rosewood with
brass fittings) with hand incised helix
decoration to the doors
Ercol Studio Couch, restored and re-polished ash
and elm frame, with new chartreuse eco-wool
upholstery. Ercol have just re-issued this piece
after a production break of 40 years
Petrie Terrace, a Frank Doerner Plywood
high-backed office chair with a tropical theme.
Manufactured in the US by Selig. These were
originally imported to Australia by Grant and
Mary Featherston for Featherston Commercial