the bowie gallery in Totnes takes pride in showing an eclectic mix of contemporary art. In the last year we have enjoyed showing original pieces of furniture which we feel are fun, often fantastic value, and a great example of witty / vintage upcycling.

Parrot Fashion (Victorian) £155 (available)
Pina Colada (Victorian nursery chair) * SOLD
The Confessional – hand built chaise longue, by Lorraine Osborne. Specially created for a gallery exhibition CONFESS! Chaise 5’5” with engraved aluminium legs.
UNIQUE £3,000 (available)
(Dice pouffe SOLD)
Pair of Victorian balloon backs beautifully reinvented by Lucy Longman using wool felt - £250 the pair or £135 each (available)
Oak occasional chair, dogtooth check and English wool by Rowan Strugnell £175 (available)
SHAGGY - vintage '70s Parker Knoll "egg chair" completely rebuilt and reimagined by Lorraine Osborne. Unique. £985 (available)
* SOLD '60's cutie, wool,new powder coating and vintage French fabric by Rowan Strugnell £125
* SOLD Fruity Tootie by Lorraine Osborne (fabric design by John Bergman)
* SOLD "Catch of the Day" fabric £165
Edwardian Scroll armchair in Hopsack fabric by Lorraine Osborne £850 (available)
Desk Chair with lumbar bolster in cotton drill by Lorraine Osborne £500 (available)
The Threesome, Victorian “conversation” sofa, by Lorraine Osborne. Fabric by Timorous Beastie £2,200 (available)
* SOLD 60s chic £155
* SOLD 70s original Parker Knoll "egg chair" upholstered in fabulous butterfly fabric. £1200
* SOLD Boudoir Sofa in Linen and velvet by Lorraine Osborne
* SOLD Pretty Victorian chair with sweet contemporary fabric
* SOLD Victorian chair with lush paisley fabric
* SOLD Pair of Rosewood chairs circa 1830 with Prince of Wales feathers emblem. Re upholstered in ‘50’s fabric
* SOLD Pretty mahogany and inlaid chair with contemporary fabric
* SOLD Sitting on Top of the World
* SOLD Gilbert Giraffe chair, by Kate Watson. This handsome mid C20th armchair was once in the library chair of Sir Arthur Driver, who was president of The Law Society, 1961-62
* SOLD Set of four Danish Ladderback chairs 1975, upholstered in English Wool by Rowan Strugnell £850
* SOLD Elephant chair, upholstered by Gina Carter for arseart. £310
* SOLD Bentwood Back Eastern European 1960’s chair by Rowan Strugnell £225
* SOLD Gilbert Giraffe Pouffe by Kate Watson
* SOLD The Bleat Seat by Lucy Longman, upholstered in Rare Breed fleece from Wild Divine
* SOLD The Chameleon (unique) upholstered in Barefoot fabric from Sri Lanka by Lorraine Osborne £850
* SOLD The Elephant – Stunning bespoke chair upholstered in Barefoot fabric
from Sri Lanka £ 875
* SOLD Pair of Victorian stained beech-framed balloon back chairs, (unique) by Gina Carter for arseart. Upholstered in “Birdcage Quiet”
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