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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.

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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.

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Baltimore Classical Painted and Gilt Decorated BenchBaltimore Classical Painted and Gilt Decorated Bench
Date: circa 1820
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Description: Antique 19th c. Baltimore classical black painted and gilt decorated bench or settee with brass rosettes, circa 1820. This bench is based on a classical design by Benjamin Henry Latrobe made for the White House of President Madison. His furniture burned in 1814 but the original sketches survive. Has wooden cylindrical and upholstered arms, based on designs of Roman couches, a caned seat over deeply reeded and gilded legs,and original pressed brass mounts on the front feet. Now has custom green silk pad. Restoration to the gilt. This is a rare desirable form in Baltimore furniture. 26in H 78in W 21in D. Ref:'BALTIMORE PAINTED FURNITURE 1800-1840' by William Voss Elder, # 34, PAGE 59.

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CHAIRS, SET FIVE CAST IRON CLASSICAL DESIGN, C. 1920CHAIRS, 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.

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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.

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GOTHIC CAST IRON BENCH OR SETTEE, LARGE, ANTIQUEGOTHIC CAST IRON BENCH OR SETTEE, LARGE, ANTIQUE
Date: 19th century
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Description: Large cast iron garden bench or settee in the "Gothic" pattern, 19th century. This design was patented in England in 1846 by the Caron 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.

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LARGE WIRE SETTEE OR BENCH,  19TH CENTURY VICTORIANLARGE 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.

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PAIR ANTIQUE WROUGHT STEEL GARDEN BENCHES OR SETTE  ESPAIR ANTIQUE WROUGHT STEEL GARDEN BENCHES OR SETTE ES
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. For a similar antique single wrought steel bench see item # 14346 under GARDEN/ BENCHES, which retains its original label of the Stewart Iron Works, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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PASSION FLOWER BENCHES, PAIR, ANTIQUEPASSION 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.

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PLANT STAND, WIRE WORK, ANTIQUE TWO TIERPLANT STAND, WIRE WORK, ANTIQUE TWO TIER
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
Price: $225
Description: Attractive and useful narrow wire plant stand with one wide tier and display basket top, painted grey-white. Late 19th or early 20th century. 39 inches high, 33 inches wide, 13 inches deep. In the mid 19th century machines were invented to extrude heavy steel wire and then metal companies were formed that made heavy wire fencing and then curvilinear forms of wire garden furniture that withstood all climatic conditions and were thus ideal for outdoor use, such as plant stands, trellis, chairs, settees or benches, bird cages and other forms. These became extremely popular because they were lighter in weight than cast iron and easily movable indoors and in the garden. $225.

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RUSTIC PATTERN CAST IRON BENCH, ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURYRUSTIC 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

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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.

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WIRE BENCH, 19TH CENTURY VICTORIAN WITH CUSHIONWIRE 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.

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WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, ANTIQUE, SINGLEWIRE 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.

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WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, SINGLE, ANTIQUE 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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WIRE OVAL PLANT STAND, ANTIQUEWIRE OVAL PLANT STAND, ANTIQUE
Date: Mid to late 19th century
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Description: Elaborate antique steel wire work oval plant stand on original casters with crown pot holder on top over oval main shelf and crown pot holder below. Has pointed wire work borders, fancy scroll work and curved legs to make an exceptional antique wire plant stand. Professionally cleaned and painted black. Mid to late 19th century. Perfect for a garden room or exterior garden area. 46 inches high, 34 inches deep and 25 inches wide. By the mid 19th century iron foundries making furniture took advantage of technological advances in the manufacture of metal by using reinforced steel wire to make elaborate chairs, benches and tables that would withstand climate conditions and thus were ideal for outdoor use. SOLD

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WIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, ANTIQUEWIRE 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.

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WIRE SETTEE OR GARDEN BENCH,  ANTIQUE, RECTANGULARWIRE 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.

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WIRE SETTEE OR GARDEN BENCH, ANTIQUEWIRE 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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