I have kind of been on the lookout to replace a little coral living room chair that has become quite tattered.
Waiting for a chair to grab me in the gut and insist on going home with me. And today, it happened! Below you see my heavily stained new chair.
Good ole St. Vincent's - my absolute favorite furniture store. I think at very least half my house is a St V's makeover.
It was quite dirty and stained and I thought I would end up reupholstering it. But I tried some stain remover on it and unbelievably it came out quite gorgeous. Then I sanded the legs down (3 were blonde wood, 1 was black) and painted with some black gesso.
Then, I spent a couple of hours looking up similar chairs to see what provenance I can discover about it. What I zeroed in on was this:
retro wing chair
West Elm has some Retro Wing Chairs for about $450. Found some on ebay for up to $995!
Here is my chair cleaned up beatifully after using FOLEX spot remover.
I am sooooo loving this quirky chair!!
So I decided to take the plunge and consult an antique appraiser thru JustAnswer.com. Here's what I found out:
08 March 2017 07:05
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