At Angela George Antiques there is a wonderful variety of antique dining tables and unusual occasional or side tables too. Sometimes it is possible to pair these with a chair, in order to create a snug corner for reading or for using if working from home. I recently acquired a nicely proportioned Napoleon III antique armchair, with delicate ebonised legs and original castors. At the same time I found an Aesthetic Movement gypsy table, again with lovely ebonised legs. By reupholstering both antiques in the same deep purple velvet from Designers Guild the pair now work very well together.
If you are thinking of creating a reading nook, maybe in a corner of a bedroom, hallway or landing this attractive antique armchair and table may suit you. The Napoleon III armchair is a classic piece of French antique furniture. There are several varieties to the standard design and this particular chair has many of the distinctive features the design is so loved for. It has a comfortable deep seat and is made with traditional horse hair and springs, a chair you could comfortably sink into and relax in. Similarly gypsy tables are always popular, harking back to a time in Victorian England when fortune telling was a fashionable pastime. With this particular table I have managed to retain the original brass studs.
Sometimes it is possible to put other pieces of antique furniture together to create a useful pairing, such as matching antique chairs with big footstools to create a relaxing and comfortable combination.
Please visit my current collection of antique furniture to have a look at some of the options currently available, or contact me if you would like me to try and source a particular combination for you.