Furniture: Ripon Club (1884)
4th Floor, N. M. Wadia Building, Esplanade Road, Fort (presently Mahatma Gandhi Road).
No doubt the Bombay Fornicator is the city’s raunchiest piece of furniture. The innovative design of the chair accommodates under the armrests, extendable footrests that are ‘long enough to facilitate sexual intercourse’, according to the Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (18th Edition).
Strangers in the city hoping for some old-fashioned action will be disappointed with the current uses the chairs are put to.