Sunday, 8 July 2012

A Fauteuil, or a chair for lounging! I think this one is probably an Arts and Crafts equivalent. I have been looking  for one for a while. It's not a really old one. Ideally I am looking for one with turned legs and rounder. I like the top on this one and the attempt at curves on the arms. It goes a little way to make up for a 2 seater sofa I left behind in England bought for £2 from the Auctions at Kidderminster. I used to visit Kidderminster Auctions before the livestock market was demolished. I had a small van and would get up extra early to try and make the outdoor auction of the things that were deemed too lowly for the Auction House. If nobody wanted the things it went into a big skip. I managed to find some wonderful things there and because many of the buyers were after old T.Vs or things they could sell at Boot sales. I picked up all sorts; early Vogues, Belling oven, a sofa . There was also a carpet sale and a plant sale. I worked in a couple of gardens at the time and so I could also buy cheap plants to sell to my clients. Anyway I digress someone just came in and said those are nice photos but they don't really do justice to the chair! I bought this one today.

I bought all these things from the same person as I bought the chair from.

I love these cream jugs and find it unbelievable that the lids are still intact.