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1 19TH CENTURY,
Circa 1880 Price $6800
John Brans, director: "It s more generous
in size than most Chippendale-style chairs,
so would make a great library chair."
Brans Antiques & Art, 30-34 Glyde Street,
Mosman Park, (08) 9384 7300.
2 REGENCY MAHOGANY
TRAFALGAR ELBOW CHAIR
Circa 1810 Price $6985 for a pair
Matthew Lucas, general manager:
"Following the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805,
British design went nautical mad... [for
example] the rope twist on the back rail. I d
add this pair to a set from a similar period or
some very modern ones as a counterpoint."
Lauder & Howard Antiques and Fine Art,
17 Blinco Street, Fremantle, (08) 9335 3856,
3 VICTORIAN ELM AND BEECH
SMOKER'S BOW CHAIR
Circa 1850 Price $950
Lawrence Mitchell, antiques furniture
restorer: "This chair has a fantastic
patina with a rich, deep glow. It could be
used in a kitchen, a bedroom or study."
LF Mitchell Restorations, Unit 6/309
Victoria Road, Malaga, 0404 932 648,
4 ART DECO TUB CHAIR
Circa 1930 Price $1200 for a pair
Bill Hopkins, antiques furniture restorer:
"These unusual chairs have original
coverings and upholstery. They d suit a
family room, but are very versatile."
Antique Furniture Imports and Restoration,
Unit 6/309 Vic toria Road, Malaga,
(08) 9248 3110, afiandr.com.
5 FINELY CARVED ROSEWOOD
Circa 1880 Price $4500 for a pair
Evelyne Messina, sales assistant: "Great
crisp carving and colour define this chair.
It would work quite well in a corridor or an
entrance alongside a work of art."
Distinctive Antiques & Interiors, 249 Stirling
Highway, Claremont, (08) 9284 4469.
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