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The Picnic's Over

To paraphrase Peggy Lee, "The Picnic's Over."  The long Independence Day weekend is finished and it's time to fold-up the blanket, pack-up the basket, and head back to work.  This little English Child's chair does, indeed, fold-up nicely.  It returned from Oxford (where I found it) folded-up in my suitcase.  It's nicely engineered and constructed of handsome wooden slats.  It's a nice chair for a child, of course, and easily stored in a broom closet or drawer.  It's also a terrific plant stand, telephone station or side table (to hold a book and a drink).  It would make a great display piece to use in and amongst a collection (pottery, boxes, dolls) which require a little elevation for select pieces.  It could also...

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