Cute as! Small Bureau/Secretaire with fold down top, plus lockable storage underneath with elegant round teak drawer pulls.
A fold down front makes it usable as a desk. The plywood letter pigeonholes can be removed.
Lovely proportions and quality craftsmanship.
Made probably in the 1960s or 70s in the UK. Scottish firm McIntosh used similar pulls and base, but no makers mark.
Teak veneer, with a solid wood base in good condition, apart from a few ink stains inside and on the pigeonholes. Lockable with original key.
A beautiful and useful piece with heaps of mid-century appeal.
Very stylish piece, originally a cocktail cabinet, but useful for general storage around the house.
High quality craftsmanship, with book matched teak veneer on the front and a working lock. Base is solid wood. Handsome proportions, made by British firm Turnidge probably in the 1950s or 60s. They seem to have specialised in mini-bars and drinks cabinets like this one.
Inside there is an upper and lower section, divided by a drawer. The upper is mirror-backed, with a built in fluro light (the cord has had the plug cut off).
The top has a quirky fold out serving bench lined in practical wood-look laminex.
Mid-century style with a hint of Art Deco.
Beautiful sideboard by G Plan, one of the very best of the English mid-century furniture makers.
With quality teak veneer, solid afromosia door pulls, and a sculptural solid wood base, this is a superbly made piece, built in the 1960s or ‘70s.
Part of the “Fresco” range, designed by G Plan in response to the Danish furniture coming into the UK in the ‘60s, this buffet/credenza is now one of the most desirable and collectable of the era.
Lots of exquisite and quirky details, like the wide drawer pulls in the much-loved “smile” design and the cutlery drawer (baize-lined with removable divisions).
Originally designed for the dining room, it would have many uses around the home. Some age related wear, top has been sanded back and refinished.
The best of Danish-style design combined with fine English craftsmanship, loads of storage in this seven foot long beauty.
One just like it has even made a guest appearance in Season 6 of Madmen.
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Available now. Set of six totally groovy chairs in original apple green fabric, in very good condition.
I have been told they were made locally for the original fit-out of the Perth Council House in 1963. However they have lost their makers tag, so I can’t confirm that.
They look quite similar to a design by Sven Ivar Dysthe, a Norwegian designer active from the 1950s. His chairs have been seen in the office of Stirling Cooper in the TV show Madmen.
They are, I think, in jarrah; very solid and well made, and have clearly been looked after. In really good nick, apart from discolouring on a few of the metal discs, and some small scratches.
Beautifully proportioned, and very comfortable to sit in. They could be used as lounge chairs, or as dining chairs. Would also be great in a bar.
A great addition to any mid-century or Danish-modern style interior, highly functional collectors’ pieces.
$600 the set. Call or text 0437 789 475. Also available on Gumtree.
H 60cm (arms)
H 80cm (back)
H 44cm (seat)
Set of six armchairs made for Council House.
Set of sic chairs from Council House 1963.