Monday, 31 January 2011

Purpose built


Designed by Lord Snowdon for the investiture of the Prince of Wales in 1969.

Some 4,500 odd were produced for the event with invited guests being given first refusal of purchase.






Now playing - The Smiths - This Charming Man

7 comments:

Christina @ Fashion's Most Wanted said...

I think I may have bought mine. I rather like red.

Thank you for your comment - I realise it's not something you'd say and it's made me think much more than the others xx

Jill said...

We are going to see The King's Speech in a couple of minutes...not sure that little bit of info has anything to do with anything.

HOBAC said...

C - My best friend had one and she wasn't too sure either, but he's turning out to be the sweetest of creatures.

HOBAC said...

Jill - it's very good!

little augury said...

quite a nice seat! pgt

tdclassicist said...

It would seem that the narrow arms are too narrow and too tall to be comfortable. Maybe they are just intended to establish the territory. __ The Devoted Classicist

An Aesthete's Lament said...

A friend of mine in NYC has one in her bedroom!