Vintage Patio Furniture

Vintage Patio Furniture

Home / Architectural / Garden Antiques / Patio Furniture Patio Furniture Loading. Olde Good Things has one of the largest inventories of unique and antique architectural items. Among them is patio furniture, in a wide variety of materials and styles, from wicker to metal to wood. Accentuate your garden in style with a retro look.
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Vintage Patio Furniture

Salterini also made a push for indoor use in magazine advertisements featuring illustrations of lean, long-legged homemakers in high heels and aprons serving dinner on their patio dining tables, with ad copy suggesting the furniture was perfect for budget-minded “young marrieds.” Recommending that homeowners use the garden furniture indoors helped justify the higher price tags on these sets, which were sold at “finer furniture stores” and through decorators.
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Vintage Patio Furniture

From stately suburban manors to edgy urban dwellings, no residence is complete without the addition of outdoor furniture. Whether you’re looking to deck out a patio with cozy, comfortable chairs, or simply wish to spruce up your front steps with a few sophisticated pieces, Mecox offers every item of outdoor furniture that you may be looking for. Bold, bright hues and daring patterns abound, while softer, earthy tones are present in equal measure. Tables, chairs, sizable jars, and unique items of every size can be found from within the boutique’s sizable collection. And size itself is taken into account, as personal preference for outdoor accoutrements often ranges from subtle and understated to center-of-the-show. Host a garden party with smaller, complementary items sprinkled throughout, or perhaps invite friends and family over to recline on a new set and admire your new, innovative piece. Whichever item of outdoor furniture you choose to add to your collection from Mecox, rest assured it will blend perfectly with your already present décor. Gardens, decks, patios, outdoor sitting areas, and even clean-swept front stoops will certainly appreciate the extra love! Stop by a spacious Mecox location near you, or browse the gorgeous collection online to find the right item (or items!) to add to your home’s collection today. They’re waiting!
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Vintage Patio Furniture

Others might have been used indoors. During the post-World War II housing boom, the John B. Salterini NEVA-RUST furniture company marketed its garden furniture in home and garden magazine ads, touting, “It's the decorative trend, using wrought iron furniture indoors because it brings into your home the freshness and gaiety of a flowery summer garden.”
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Vintage Patio Furniture

In spite of the seasonal nature of outdoor furniture, a funny thing has happened along the way. Against the odds, many of these outdoor pieces held up through the years, and collectors began taking notice of certain manufacturers and lines or styles that they found especially appealing. Some survivors might have survived because the original owners often took better care of their possessions—that “pride of ownership” philosophy that may have been handed down from their ancestors. Remaining patio sets might have been stored in basements or sheds during the off season, and cleaned regularly or protected by overhead roofs or shade.
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Vintage Patio Furniture

West Coast-based companies like O.W. Lee and Brown Jordan focused on producing outdoor furniture that could be used year-round in climates that enjoyed the burgeoning patio culture, like California, Arizona and Florida.
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Vintage Patio Furniture

“The mid-century years in Los Angeles were a period of extraordinary creativity, nurturing designers and architects like Charles Eames, Richard Neutra and John Lautner, while a mild climate allowed people to redefine concepts of architecture and lifestyle,” explains Stephen F. Elton, Chief Brand Officer for Brown Jordan. “Entertaining on the patio or lounging by the pool became a way of life. And Brown Jordan became synonymous with outdoor furniture of timeless design and enduring quality.”
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Vintage Patio Furniture

Olde Good Things has one of the largest inventories of unique and antique architectural items. Among them is patio furniture, in a wide variety of materials and styles, from wicker to metal to wood. Accentuate your garden in style with a retro look.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by ladiesdoc from great furniture and customer service I purchased the love seat and spring chair from this collection. The back of the glider had a scratch in the powdercoat. I called customer service who offered the solution of sending touch up paint, which I thought was perfect. I put it together with help, assembly is straightforward but better if done as a two-man job. One of the holes was not aligned properly; this problem was solved with a drill. I am very happy with the products They coordinate perfectly with the outdoor rug I bought. Interestingly, the color also coordinates perfectly with Frontgate cushions i previously purchased for poolside chaises. An added bonus!! Date published: 2013-08-17
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While most of the more collectible lines of outdoor furniture are mid-century modern in style, not everything produced during that era was modern. Salterini designed the ultra-modern Clamshell line, but also manufactured more traditional pieces like the French Provencial set—same wrought iron material but an entirely different look.
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Lightweight outdoor furniture with zinc-coated tubular steel frames and vinyl cording or strapping that came in turquoise, lilac, orange, yellow and white, with black or bronze frames. Featured safety-tempered “Ripple-mist” glass on table tops. 

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