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Rare "Fan Arm" Rattan Living Room Suite, The Golden Girls

Rare "Fan Arm" Rattan Living Room Suite, The Golden Girls

Item Description:

The rare suite is comprised of sofa, loveseat, chair, ottoman, coffee table, cocktail table and tiered side table. Iconic for their place in the living room of the popular television series "The Golden Girls," the "fan arm" pieces are also well documented. The "fan arm" chair is featured on the cover of Harvey Schwartz book "Rattan Furniture: Tropical Comfort Throughout the House," considered the leading reference book on rattan furniture.


overall very good, seating with some surface wear and abrasions primarily to corners, chair with one partial split to corner wrapping (no full breaks), tiered table with slight separation at top curve, coffee table with a few very light scratches to glass, wear consistent with age and light use


Philippines; rattan, upholstery, wood, glass


no marking(s) apparent


Provenance: Personal collection of gallerist and collector Carole Berk, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Reference: Rattan Furniture: Tropical Comfort Throughout The House, Harvey Schwartz, cover and ppg. 64-67.


sofa: 31.5"h, 83"w, 32"d, 19" seat height; loveseat: 31.5"h, 60"w, 32"d, 19" seat height; chair: 31.5"h, 35.5"w, 32"d, 19" seat height; ottoman: 19"h, 24.5"w, 24.5"d; tiered table: 26.75"h, 31.5"w, 31.5"d; cocktail table: 20.75"h, 38"w, 32"d; coffee table: 15.75"h, 64"w, 36"d


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About The Artist:

Rattan Art & Decorations, Inc., attributed



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