I'm pretty thrilled that I came across this fantastic bentwood chair – thrilled because it came all the way from Romania, and also because it's in such great vintage condition, especially for its age!
It features the classic thonet style, and comes in a beautifully warm honey toned shade. The wood has been bent (hints the name!) and shaped in the most elegant fashion, and has absolutely no major chips, holes, or flaws as far as I can see.
Obviously, there are going to be light scratches and small dings, being that this is an old chair that's traveled a long way. Beyond that, the only other flaw I see is that the seat has a very slight "ripple" effect to it, where it's as though the top thin layer of wood has …