Curious Objects: Remember When: Sold Original Detail Decorated Art Furniture by Dianne Vetromile
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Dark Tiger Oak with Heart Design - Vintage Button Chair: Excellent. This chair is much nicer than the photos show. The 18" x 15" seat is covered with vintage buttons. There is detail button work on the top panel and under the seat at the back legs. Two angels are playing their horns! Fun. This chair is 39" tall at the back. Signed DV 2003.
Vintage Chair with Hand Painted Button and Dot Detail: This unusual, vintage wood chair is 38" tall at the back with seat measurements of 19" wide x 15 deep". The wood has been painted gloss black with grey dots. Each dot was applied one at a time with a brush. I decorated the seat with a collection of my Dad's hand painted buttons and tiny beads. The seat is quite flat as it has been treated with a high gloss acrylic. Several of the photos show the wonderful designs on each one of a kind button. Signed DV 2004.
Blue and White Chair: Perfect for a blue and white room. A simple chair with a detailed seat. It is 32.25" tall at the back with a seat height of 18". The decorated seat measures about 15" wide x 16" long. Collectable vintage dinnerware, beads and baubles! Signed DV 2002.
Springtime Dot and Flower Button Chair: It's a beautiful weather here today so I took photos in front of the barn. My old, rusty horse insisted on getting in the picture!
This is a great chair. It's actually an old oak T-back that I painted warm grey and added very light grey dots. All the dots are painted one at a time and each has its own personality. The seat is covered with my Dad's fabulous, hand painted buttons, with turquoise bead detail, surrounded by red, wood beads. This is truely a very happy chair. It measures about 39" tall at the back with seat measurements of 16.5" x 17.5". Signed DV 2005.
Vintage Chair with Hand Painted Button and Dot Detail: This small chair is 28.5" tall at the back with seat measurements of 16" wide x 15 deep". Additional measurements: Floor to top of seat 17.5". Top of seat to top of back 11.5".
The wood has been painted gloss black with grey dots. Each dot was applied one at a time with a brush. I decorated the seat with a collection of my Dad's hand painted buttons and tiny turquoise and black beads. The seat is quite flat as it has been treated with a high gloss acrylic. Several of the photos show the wonderful designs on each one of a kind button. Signed DV 2004.
Victorian Button and Jewel Side Table: This wonderful, old, curved leg table measures 18" tall with top measurements of 17.5" x 11'. Signed DV 2004. I decorated the top with a collection of my Dad's hand painted buttons. The last three photos show button detail. Bright copper and cobalt jewels are nestled in between the buttons. The high gloss finish makes the top quite flat. The walnut wood has been cleaned and waxed. Character areas add to the vintage charm. Signed DV 2004.
Piper Cub Child's Chair: This vintage, oak school chair has been decorated with a bright, heavy duty porcelain advertising sign, matching yellow small tiles, red glass beads and a touch of jewels. I painted red dots on the remaining wood areas. It is 25.5" tall at the back with seat measurements of 14" x 12". Protective gloss finish for cleaning ease. Just spray with a glass cleaner and wipe with a soft cloth. Easy! Signed DV 06.
Train Dot Chair: One of my favorites. I do have to apologize for the camera glare. The second and third photo will give you an idea of the dot work on the front. The protective gloss finish caused havoc with the sun refection and my camera. The circus train is actually a 1940's-1950's puzzle! It is surrounded by matching, multi colored glass beads and small ceramic tiles. Hand painted red dot detail. This chair is 39" tall. The seat measures 16" x 18". Signed DV 06.
DV 99 Penny Spool Table: Well, I had this table "squirreled away" for many years. I recently gave it a protective gloss finish. The table itself is an old folk art piece made of wood sewing spools. It stands 29" tall and the top measures 14.25" square. Most of the pennies are dated 1985. Just a touch of hand painted dots between the pennies. An interesting piece. Signed DV 99.
Morton Salt Child's Chair
Vintage Chair with Hand Painted Button Detail: This interesting, small chair is 27.5" tall at the back with seat measurements of 16" x 12.5". It is composed of a marriage of different woods. My guess would be mahogany, birch and oak. I have decorated the seat with a collection of my Dad's hand painted buttons, bright blue domed cabochons, tiny turquoise and black beads and gold glass tube beads. The seat is quite flat as it has been treated with a high gloss acrylic. Several of the photos show the wonderful designs on each one of a kind button. Signed DV 2004.
Star, Indian and Jewel Book Table: This pine book table, as there is a place to display books between the legs, measures 21.5" high. The top measures 27" x 15". It is decorated with star conchos, copper Indians, jewels and beads. The top has been treated with a heavy gloss acrylic and is fairly flat. Some of the faceted jewel tops show just a bit. Signed DV 2004.
Mickey in a Sea of Blue Dot Chair: I painted this vintage, wood chair a deep, warm grey and applied light grey dots. The seat is decorated with mostly blue and purple beads which are bordered by bright red, wood beads. The hand painted, blue buttons each have a wonderful representation of Mickey Mouse on them. They make me smile. I also did art on the underside of the seat. I will let this be a surprise for the new owner. Slight "Princess and the Pea" effect as the gloss finish is not as high as the beads in several spots. I got carried away with adding more beads as I was working. Still, completely "sitable" - just not perfectly flat. The chair measures 39" tall at the back with seat measurements of 18" x 14.5". Signed DV 05.
Dot Fish Dot Chair: A bright and wonderful, hand painted dot fish is swimming in a sea of beads. The vintage wood chair has been painted white with light grey dots. The height at the chair back is 33". Seat measurements are 12.5" x 14.5". Signed DV 2005.
Electric Blue and Rose Chintz Side Table: This is quite the gem! It is 21.5" tall with a top diameter of 14". The electric blue was a square vintage dinner plate. The mottled pink pieces came from a rectangular Red Wing vase. The old and very collectible Johnson Brothers English rose chintz was a group of dishes given to me by my friend, Steven, many years ago. He said "I know you will do something great with them!". Signed DV 2002.
Vintage Button Sewing Stool: I can't think of anything better to keep you sewing needs in. This great little wood stool is 12" x 18" and is 13.25" high. The top lifts open to show the interior sliding tray. The top underside is covered with vintage fabric. The vintage buttons are bright and interesting. Signed DV 2003.
Chinese Checker Game Table: This 30.5" tall old wood table has been covered with a vintage Chinese Checker board surrounded by games pieces and hand painted pencils. It is even on wheels so you may roll it around! The top measures 20.5" x 18.75". Signed DV 2003.