would Romanians actually say that they have a very clever chair? I don't think deștept is used to mean smart as in good looking? but maybe the language has changed in 65 years. Or do you really mean that the chair is smart/clever?
Interesting. The chair is also chairperson, some are smart, though it is not meaning that. And smart university professors get a Chair. Any object including a chair could be described as smart. Eu am un scaum foarte deştept. Indeed