Set of original 1920s French twin single armchairs in Wedgewood blue and cream jacquard floral fabric.
Curved timber sides and legs with Queen Anne style legs and padded sides with cosy top and bottom feather cushions in matching fabric with piped trimming. Very sturdy, comfortable and reasonable quality. There are some characteristic marks on each piece which add to its natural integrity and beauty. The timber work is impeccable and beautiful! Fabric is worn and tattered in parts.
These chairs would make great bedroom chairs or suit lounge, sunroom or enclosed verandah. Each chair is beautifully constructed and has been made by traditional French craftsman and has years of wear and tear left for some special person to enjoy.
Great value as contemporary replicas would be dearer and nowhere as beautiful or durable. This chair aptly matches other French products we have such as an original Jewels Cheret Poster.
Art Antiques Antlers are specialists in Moroccan design. There is a stunning round Moroccan timber mirror with amber inserts and decoration.
Deer antler is not horn – it is bone. In fact it is the only animal that grows bone outside its body!
Antler growth on the male deer occurs in the warm spring and summer months and the duration of growth is approximately 3 1/2 months. In the early stages of growth the antler is soft and full of blood. The outer layer has a soft coating that looks and feels like velvet material. The antler progressively calcifies and this outer layer dries and falls away, leaving a calcified antler.
As the antler fully calcifies the males testosterone level rises and peaks around the full moon, each Easter. The animal uses his antlers to mark out territory and to fight rival males during the mating season. This lasts approximately 6 weeks, then the males rest up over winter and as nature provides new growth in the spring, the old antler falls off and another begins to grow.