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9 PIECES SET OF WROUGHT STEEL GARDEN BENCHES AND CHAIRS, 19TH C.
9 PIECES SET OF WROUGHT STEEL GARDEN BENCHES AND CHAIRS, 19TH C.
Date: 1880-1900
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Description: Exceptional and rare large set of nine antique wrought steel garden benches and matching arm chairs with scrolled arms, backs and seats, circa 1880-1900. American. With very heavy riveted construction, and very comfortable design, the set consists of three benches and six matching large arm chairs, nine pieces. Available in old white and green paint, they can also be professionally cleaned and painted to any custom color of your choice. A smaller set of one bench and two chairs also available from the larger set.
ANTIQUE BENCH, CAST IRON CURTAIN PATTERN, VICTORIAN
ANTIQUE BENCH, CAST IRON CURTAIN PATTERN, VICTORIAN
Date: 1870-1900
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Description: American antique cast iron garden bench in the Curtain pattern with three panel back, openwork seat and scrolled arms, circa 1870-1900. This exotic design is a combination of Renaissance Revival and Gothic influences and was very popular at the end of the 19th century and was cast by all the major foundries. This bench is in excellent condition except for a replaced front apron by a decorative cut out iron piece, well installed. Side aprons are original. 35 inches high, 44 inches wide and 15 1/2 inches deep. $750. A good buy.
CURTAIN PATTERN CAST IRON BENCH OR SETTEE, SAMUEL S. BENT & SON, N.Y.
CURTAIN PATTERN CAST IRON BENCH OR SETTEE, SAMUEL S. BENT & SON, N.Y.
Date: 1880-1890
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Description: Antique cast iron Curtain Pattern bench or settee labeled in casting on crest rail S.S. Bent & Son, N.Y. 37 inches high, 46 inches wide and 18 inches deep. 1880-1890. With three back panels with scrolls and a scrolled pierced seat this popular Curtain pattern was a combination of many design elements and cast by several foundries. The Samuel B. Bent foundry was established in 1850 and taken over by his son in 1865 when he constructed a new foundry in Port Chester, N.Y. and operated until 1893. This bench has been professionally cleaned and painted a light green.
GOTHIC CAST IRON BENCH OR SETTEE, 46 in wide
GOTHIC CAST IRON BENCH OR SETTEE, 46 in wide
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
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Description: This "Gothic" bench or settee design was patented in 1846 by the Carron Foundry of Scotland and was copied by many American foundries and patented in the U.S. in 1848. The Gothic name comes from the arch design of the back. It is often called the "Rose Garden" pattern since it has be used in the White House Rose Garden since 1913 up to today. This bench has multiple layers of old weathered paint and dates late 19th century or very early 20th century. It measures 36 inches high, 46 inches wide and 20 inches deep. Note: a larger bench in this pattern is also available, see inventory #16011.
GOTHIC CAST IRON BENCH OR SETTEE, LARGE, ANTIQUE, 65 inches wide
GOTHIC CAST IRON BENCH OR SETTEE, LARGE, ANTIQUE, 65 inches wide
Date: 19th century
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Description: Rare very large cast iron garden bench or settee in the "Gothic" pattern, 19th century. This design was patented in England in 1846 by the Carron Foundry of Scotland and the later copied by American foundries and patented in the U.S. in 1848. The "Gothic" name comes from the arched pattern of the back. It was cast by several important 19th century American foundries such as Janes, Beebe & Co., J.L. Mott Iron Works, J.W. Fiske and others in the 19th century. This pattern is often called the "Rose Garden" pattern since it has been used in the White House Rose Garden since 1913 up to today. This large bench with the provenance of an Eastern Shore of Maryland estate measures: 37 inches high, 65 inches wide and 21 inches deep.
LARGE WIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, 19TH CENTURY VICTORIAN
LARGE WIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, 19TH CENTURY VICTORIAN
Date: 19th century
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Description: Exceptionally large American 19th century wire work and wrought iron garden bench decorated with a roll on top of back and arms, scrolled back, and fanned scrolls on legs, painted black. Heavy weight and a graphic design for the garden, garden room or porch. 37 inches high, 72 inches wide and 29 inches deep. Mid 19th century the iron foundries invented machines to extrude heavy wire to make fencing and then garden furniture such as settees, chairs, plant stands, trellis and even bird cages, which became extremely popular for use indoors and out.
PAIR ANTIQUE WROUGHT STEEL GARDEN BENCHES OR SETTEES
PAIR ANTIQUE WROUGHT STEEL GARDEN BENCHES OR SETTEES
Date: second half 19th century
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Description: Rare pair of 19th century wrought steel garden benches or settees, heavy weight and riveted construction. These benches have been professionally cleaned and repainted light green. Second half of 19th century, American. Provenance: Brooklyn,N.Y. estate. 38 inches high, 44 inches wide and 24 inches deep.
PASSION FLOWER BENCHES, PAIR, ANTIQUE
PASSION FLOWER BENCHES, PAIR, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900
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Description: The design of these benches is a beautiful naturalistic interpretation of the Passion Flower Vine, with a curved back entwined with flowers and leaves and bird head arm terminals. This is a rare pattern and this rare pair of benches is cast in zinc which toward the end of the 19th century the iron foundries were using in preference to cast iron. Somewhat lighter than cast iron, zinc does not rust so is advantageous to use in a coastal environment. These would be beautiful in any garden setting. They have been professionally cleaned of many layers of old paint and painted white. 31 inches high, 39 inches wide and 30 inches deep. Sold as a pair.
RUSTIC PATTERN CAST IRON BENCH, ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY
RUSTIC PATTERN CAST IRON BENCH, ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY
Date: Mid to late 19th century
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Description: Antique "Rustic" pattern cast iron garden bench or settee in design of oak branches, leaves and acorns with the end supports of entwined snakes. 19th century American. This is a beautiful example of one of the earliest botanical patterns cast in iron, originally in England, as early as 1840, and then immediately copied by American foundries. This pattern is often mistakenly called "Twig". In old white paint this naturalistic designed seat would be a beautiful focal point in any style garden. 31 inches high, 35 inches wide and 21 inches deep
TREE BENCH, ANTIQUE WROUGHT IRON, TREE SURROUND, 19TH C.
TREE BENCH, ANTIQUE WROUGHT IRON, TREE SURROUND, 19TH C.
Date: Late 19th or early 20th century
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Description: Antique wrought iron tree surround or circular bench, two part construction bolted together to allow placement around a tree. Professionally cleaned and repainted dark green. Late 19th or early 20th century, English. 19 inches high, 45 inches wide. Opening is 12 inches wide. Ready to place.
WIRE BENCH , ANTIQUE, DESIGNED FOR LAWN
WIRE BENCH , ANTIQUE, DESIGNED FOR LAWN
Date: late 19th century
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Description: Antique wrought steel wire work garden bench, with double curved high back crest rail and design of spirals and curves through out with an elaborate back and apron, and resting on large square flat feet. These large feet indicate that the bench was designed to rest on lawn area as these feet would keep this heavy bench from sinking into the ground. Has original owner's label. Late 19th or very early 20th century. 36 inches high, 57 inches wide and 32 inches deep. This charming wire bench would be a focal point for anywhere in a garden setting.
WIRE BENCH, 19TH CENTURY VICTORIAN WITH CUSHION
WIRE BENCH, 19TH CENTURY VICTORIAN WITH CUSHION
Date: CIRCA 1896
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Description: Antique heavy steel wire work settee or bench labeled on back 'Scheeler & Sons, Buffalo, N.Y.'Located at 316-32 Terrace St. Buffalo, N.Y.this company was formerly Buffalo Wire Works, and advertised 'wire goods, wirework and artistic metal work of all kinds.' Circa 1896. This elaborately designed settee or bench with the rolled crest rail, shaped seat and decorative scroll work has been professionally cleaned, primed and repainted and comes with a custom black chintz cushion. 38 inches high, 54 inches wide and 24 inches deep. Circa 1896.
WIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, ANTIQUE
WIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900
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Description: Antique wire work garden settee or bench in heavy steel wire. This decorative and heavy settee has been professionally cleaned and repainted. Circa 1900. 38 inches high, 54 inches wide, and 21 inches deep. Fanciful wire work furniture became very popular in the second half of the 19th century when wire work companies sold many varieties of wire pieces such as plant stands, chairs and settees, bird cages, trellis and even cradles. These pieces could be easily moved to be placed outdoors, on porches or verandas or indoors. $450.
WIRE SETTEE OR GARDEN BENCH, ANTIQUE, RECTANGULAR
WIRE SETTEE OR GARDEN BENCH, ANTIQUE, RECTANGULAR
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
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Description: Antique wire work rectangular form settee with wrought iron frame, of heavy crimped wire, with square back and sides decorated with scrolls and circles and sitting on square feet. Circa 1900. Heavy wire was extremely popular for many forms of garden furniture such as plant stands, tables and chairs, settees and arbors during the late 19th century into the early 20th century. This heavy garden settee has several layers of old paint. It is a good size to place in many areas to give a light airy garden look and a comfortable seat. 33 inches high, 44 inches wide and 20 inches deep.
WIRE SETTEE OR GARDEN BENCH, ANTIQUE
WIRE SETTEE OR GARDEN BENCH, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
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Description: Antique wire and wrought iron heavy garden bench with arched back, scroll work decoration and curled feet, and with remains of old flaking and crusty white paint. Most of original zinc coating or galvanizing remains on bench to prevent rusting. This bench could easily be wire brushed of old paint and repainted any color to make a decorative addition to any garden setting. 39 inches high, 46 1/4 inches wide and 19 inches deep. Late 19th or very early 20th century.

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