Out of 40 replies on my blog and FriendFeed, three voted for A and the rest for B. Responses included:
Dan: "B displays strength and grace with good proportion. A is a napkin doodle, a napkin doodle made by somebody trapped in a loveless marriage."
I say BBBBBBB!
I was momentarily swayed by the extreme nature of the votes, but in the end, I decided to get A. It arrived last month, and I finally had time to put it together a week ago.
Here it is in my guest bedroom. I think it looks lovely.