Better by design

A selection of smartly designed items of furniture will be offered in the sale at Cheffins on February 25.

A nest of tables

This nest of tables made by Ercol comes with an estimate of £150-£250 at the Cheffins Art and Design sale on February 25.

The auction, called The Art & Design Sale, features a range of mid-century pieces including these ones that caught our eye.

A great Dane

This Danish teak dining table comes with four hideaway chairs (three pictured here) that each fit snugly underneath. The ensemble is a neat mix of functionality with space-saving design.

It is estimated at £600-£1000.

Five in one

A nest of tables

Five tables in one.

This Art Deco walnut nest of tables comprises four small units which fit tidily under the fifth, larger table.

It is estimated at £300-£500

The appliance of science

Coat hooks

Coat hooks with an atomic theme.

This pair of 'atomic' coat hooks will look great on a wall.

The multi-coloured metal balls are designed to remind us of models atomic structures.

The pair of hooks come as one lot and are estimated at £80-£120.

Take it easy

An Eames chair and stool

This Eames chair and ottoman are a design classic

This chair and ottoman - by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller - is a classic beloved of interior designers.

This example has some wear and tear which its new owner will either get fixed with some gentle restoration or leave as is because they appreicate a more aged effect.

The estimate is £1000-£2000.


An angle poise lamp

An industrial machinist's angle poise lamp.

The industrial look is very much in vogue so this Jieldé vintage industrial machinist's angle poise lamp is just the thing.

The estimate is £100-£200.

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