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Antique Garden Chairs

CHAIRS, SET FIVE CAST IRON CLASSICAL DESIGN, C. 1920
CHAIRS, SET FIVE CAST IRON CLASSICAL DESIGN, C. 1920
Date: C. 1920
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Description: Set of five cast iron classical design garden chairs, assembled set of three arm chairs and two side chairs, back splats decorated with a classical urn holding flowers and flanked by leafage swags, with iron rod seats, in recent black paint. Circa 1925 or earlier. This design is inspired by a garden chair design circa 1835 by Prusssian artist Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841) for the Roman Baths in Potsdam Park; inspired by classical Roman examples which were discovered in the 18th century at Pompei and Herculaneum. The Boston company W. A. Snow Iron Works patented this design on Nov. 3, 1925 and illustrated it in their catalog. 30in. H. 19in. W. 18in. D. A bench and one arm chair in addition is also available in the same pattern. It thus would be possible to form a large set of one bench and six chairs in this classical design. Set of five $3500.
FOLDING WROUGHT IRON CHAIRS, WOVEN STRAP SEATS, VINTAGE
$
250
FOLDING WROUGHT IRON CHAIRS, WOVEN STRAP SEATS, VINTAGE
Date: Circa 1940
Price: $250
Description: Pair of folding wrought iron garden chairs with woven strap iron seats of heavy weight. Professionally cleaned and repainted blue-green. Circa 1940. Easily folded for storage. 35 inches high, 14 1/2 inches wide and 17 inches deep. Pair $250.
GARDEN CHAIRS, PAIR, FRANCOIS A. CARRE SPRING FORM DESIGN
GARDEN CHAIRS, PAIR, FRANCOIS A. CARRE SPRING FORM DESIGN
Date: Early 20th c.
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Description: Pair of spring form or bent steel garden chairs,early 20th century, in a design of curved vertical steel strips after a French design patented by Francois A. Carre of Paris, France in 1866 and introduced in America in 1870. These chairs are illustrated and identical to the French garden chairs shown in an engraving published in 'INNOVATIVE FURNITURE IN AMERICA from 1800 to the present' by DAVID HANKS, page 63, from the catalog of the 'Societe Anonyme des Hauts-Fourneaux & Fonderies du Val d'Osne, Paris' c. 1870. This type of chair was comfortabe with the flexable steel seats, and it continued to be popular in the 20th century particularly in the 1920's and was still manufactured in the 1940's. $595. pair.
PAIR STEEL WIRE CHAIRS, HIGH BACK, 19TH CENTURY
PAIR STEEL WIRE CHAIRS, HIGH BACK, 19TH CENTURY
Date: Mid to late 19th century
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Description: Pair high back steel woven wire work garden chairs, heavy weight with large oval seats bordered with a zig zag pattern apron, on shaped legs resting on curled feet. These elegant chairs make a graphic statement in any garden, garden room or porch setting. 41 1/2 inches high, 18 inches wide and 18 inches deep. Mid 19th century in America the machines were invented to extrude heavy steel wire which was first used for fencing and then elaborate garden pieces such as chairs, tables, plant stands, trellis etc. which were extremely popular into the 20th century for use indoors and out.
PIAZZA CHAIRS, PAIR CAST IRON, EARLY 20TH C.
PIAZZA CHAIRS, PAIR CAST IRON, EARLY 20TH C.
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Pair of cast iron Piazza Chairs, early 20th century. Piazza is an Italian word meaning a veranda or porch or a covered passageway. This design chair was illustrated in iron foundry catalogs as early as 1850 and was a very popular design for porches etc. from then into the early 20th century. These comfortable chairs have a balloon back with scroll design, a dished circular seat and cabriole legs. 31 inches high. Pair $350.
SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUE
$
300
SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900
Price: $300
Description: Unusual antique Asian wicker and bamboo sedan chair. This is a chair for one person, to be carried by poles on each side and carried by two men. The iron brackets to hold the poles are mounted on each side, but poles are missing. Seat is removable. Has wicker pillow headrest. Circa 1890- 1900. 42 inches high, 27 inches wide and 28 inches deep. This chair would be a charming focal point in a Asian or garden room setting. $300.
VENETIAN GROTTO CHAIR, BROWN JORDON, 20TH C.
VENETIAN GROTTO CHAIR, BROWN JORDON, 20TH C.
Date: mid 20th century
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Description: Venetian grotto chair, Brown Jordon, cast aluminum in original finish with impressed shell back over upholstered slip seat, on cabriole legs. Heavy weight. Unusual and charming design. Mid 20th century. 37 inches high, 19 1/2 inches wide and 17 1/2 inches deep. $375.
WIRE ARM CHAIRS, PAIR, ANTIQUE
WIRE ARM CHAIRS, PAIR, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th century
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Description: Pair of antique wire work arm chairs, with rolled trim on back and arms centering a decorative openwork design, and resting on curled feet. These chairs have ample seats, are heavy weight and have been professionally cleaned and repainted black. Late 19th century. American. 35 inches high, 24 inches wide and 24 inches deep.
WIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURY
WIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURY
Date: Late 19th or early 20th c.
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Description: Antique steel wirework garden chair in fanciful design, heavy weight, painted black. This wirework furniture was very popular in the late 19th century and early 20th century and was used both in the garden and in the home. 35 inches high, 24 1/2 inches wide.
WIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURY
WIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURY
Date: Late 19th or early 20th c.
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Description: Fanciful steel wirework garden chair, heavy weight, painted black, late 19th or early 20th century. 34 inches high, 17 inches wide. $475.
WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, ANTIQUE, SINGLE
$
295
WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, ANTIQUE, SINGLE
Date: late 19th century
Price: $295
Description: Single wire work garden chair with high back, scalloped apron on sides and decorated with centered medallions on bottom apron. Late 19th century. 35 inches high, 17 1/2 inches wide. $295. By the mid-nineteenth century, furniture makers took advantage of technological advance in the manufacture of metal and began using reinforced steel wire first to make fencing and then to make chairs and benches that could withstand all climate conditions and were thus ideal for outdoor use. And because they were portable they were widely used from lawns to porches to interiors. Catalogs of ironwork manufacturers from the second half of the 19th century featured elaborate wire chairs, plant stands, etc in their general line of garden furniture.
WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, SINGLE, ANTIQUE
$
295
WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, SINGLE, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th century
Price: $295
Description: Single wire work garden chair with high back, shaped stretchers and curled feet. Late 19th century. 35 1/2 inches high 16 1/2 inches wide and 17 inches deep. $295. By the 19th century, furniture makers took advantage of technological advances in the manufacture of metal and began using reinforced steel wire first to make fencing and then to make elaborate and fancy chairs, benches, plant stands etc. that could withstand all climate conditions and were thus ideal for outdoor use. And because they were portable they were widely used from lawns to porches to interiors. Catalogs of ironwork manufacturers from the second half of the 19th century features all sorts of elaborate wire designs for plant stands, settees, bird cages and even cradles, all made of steel wire for interior and outdoor use.

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