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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 ROUND TILT TOP TABLE, 19TH C.ANTIQUE ROUND TILT TOP TABLE, 19TH C.
Date: Late 19th century
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Description: Round cast iron tilt top table with decorative border around the top, over ornate baluster pedestal base ending in tripartite feet. The hinged top tilts and locks upright for display or storage. Signed in two places in the casting: 'Rudy Groeger', probably name of foundry maker. Late 19th century. This form was called a center or conservatory table in the 19th century and was placed in a garden or conservatory with chairs for serving light fare. This table form was illustrated in many 19th century iron foundry trade catalogs. American. 29 1/2 inches high, 28 inches wide. 48 inches high when tilted. Another similar table in this form with a decorative pierced top is also listed under item #13309, Zodiac Table, on this site.

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Antique Wallace Nutting  Windsor Chair w/ Original Paper LabelAntique Wallace Nutting Windsor Chair w/ Original Paper Label
Date: circa 1917
Price: $300
Description: Labeled 'WALLACE NUTTING' fan-back windsor chair painted grey with the original paper label and incised 'WALLACE NUTTING' mark, c.1917. 40in H.

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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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CURULE CHAIR, ANTIQUE MAHOGANY, CIRCA 1815CURULE CHAIR, ANTIQUE MAHOGANY, CIRCA 1815
Date: 1815-1825
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Description: Very fine and rare classical carve mahogany curule base drawing room chair with scrolled crest rail above a carved horizontal splat with rosette, flanked by stylized lotus flowers and palmettes, above a deep caned seat raised on a curule base with the legs connected by a turned lotus leaf medial strethcher, resting on carved animal paw feet on casters. Has original hair stuffed cushion. This design is based on the ancient Roman magistrates curule form of folding seats and shown in the English and French design books of Thomas Hope, Percier and Fontaine and George Smith in the early 19th century. 35.5in H. 21.5in W. 25in D.

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FOLDING WROUGHT  IRON CHAIRS, WOVEN STRAP SEATS, VINTAGEFOLDING 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.

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GARDEN CHAIRS, PAIR, VINTAGE FRANCOIS A. CARRE SPRING FORM DESIGNGARDEN CHAIRS, PAIR, VINTAGE FRANCOIS A. CARRE SPRING FORM DESIGN
Date: Early 20th c.
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Description: Pair of vintage 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.

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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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LILY OF THE VALLEY CHAIR, CAST IRON, ANTIQUELILY OF THE VALLEY CHAIR, CAST IRON, ANTIQUE
Date: 19th century
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Description: Antique cast iron arm chair in the Lily-of-the Valley pattern, one of the early botanical pattern designs originally registered in England in the mid 19th century. These patterns were immediately copied by American foundries and became very popular in the U.S. in the second half of the 19th century. This chair is wide and comfortable with its shaped seat, as well as attractive with the fine detail of the casting of the lily-of-the-valley distinctive leaves and flowers. Has been professionally cleaned and repainted white. 33 inches high, 26 inches wide and 25 inches deep.

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NEW YORK CHAIRS, ANTIQUE MAHOGANY, FOUR, CORNUCOPIA SPLATS,. 1810NEW YORK CHAIRS, ANTIQUE MAHOGANY, FOUR, CORNUCOPIA SPLATS,. 1810
Date: c. 1810
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Description: Set of four New York federal carved mahogany side chairs with curved crest rail, stiles with leafage carving and rondels, cornucopia carved medial splats, slip seats, resting on molded sabre legs decorated with rondels. These chairs are of the best of mahoganies, have fine crisp carving, and are beautiful examples of high style New York furniture of the early 19th century. 32in H. 17 1/2in W. Circa 1810. Provenance: Phraner/ Bowles Family, Summit, New Jersey.

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PAIR GRAPEVINE CAST IRON URNS, LABELED KRAMER BROS. FDYPAIR GRAPEVINE CAST IRON URNS, LABELED KRAMER BROS. FDY
Date: C. 1890-1900
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Description: Pair of labeled cast iron garden urns decorated with wreaths of grapevines under top, with handles and on original plinths that are labeled Kramer Bros.Fdy, Dayton, Ohio. These two part large urns have been professionally cleaned and repainted black. 37 inches high and 24 inches wide. This urn design is illustrated in the Kramer Foundry Catalog Fig. S-55 and titled "Favorite". The Kramer Foundry was established in 1895 by George H. Kramer in partnership with his brothers Henry and Joseph in Dayton, Ohio. They developed a line of cast iron floral urns, lawn settees, chairs and ornamental accessories, many times copying designs from European foundries. They discontinued production in 1950. SOLD

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PAIR STEEL WIRE CHAIRS, HIGH BACK, 19TH CENTURYPAIR 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.

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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.

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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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SALTERINI TABLE AND SIX WROUGHT IRON CHAIR SETSALTERINI TABLE AND SIX WROUGHT IRON CHAIR SET
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Salterini wrought iron table and set of six wrought iron chairs with curved cane openwork mesh backs and seats, and 'penny' feet. The table is decorated with scrolls and leaves and has glass top. These pieces have been professionally cleaned, primed and repainted in gloss black paint. Circa 1950. The heavy chairs are a very ample size for comfortable seating. Chairs measure 32 inches high, 18 1/2 inches wide and 15 1/2 inches deep. Table measures 30 1/2 inches by 60 1/2 inches.

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SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUESEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900
Price: $300
Description: Unusual antique Asian wicker and bamboo sedan chair. This is a chair to be carried by poles on each side 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 and side compartments. 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.

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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, by Brown Jordon, cast aluminum in original finish with impressed shell back, over upholstered slip seat and 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. This chair design is based on a chair found in Pompei, Italy. It was latter called a grotto or Venetian chair in the 19th century and was made of painted pine wood and silvered in silver leaf. This Venetian chair design was a great favorite of the French artist Matisse and he painted it in many of his works. Unusual and charming. Makes a big statement!

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WIRE ARM CHAIRS, PAIR, ANTIQUEWIRE 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.

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WIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURYWIRE 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.

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WIRE CHAIR, SINGLE, 19TH CENTURYWIRE 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.

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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. $450.

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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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WIREWORK PLANT STAND, ANTIQUE, 19TH C. VICTORIANWIREWORK PLANT STAND, ANTIQUE, 19TH C. VICTORIAN
Date: 19TH C.
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Description: Antique round wire-work plant stand with intricate patterned border at the top, and scrolled and curled wrought iron legs ending in curled feet. In the 19th century machines were invented to extrude wire that was first used for fencing and then fanciful wire-work garden items such as plant stands,chairs and gazebos which became very popular for use in interiors and exteriors in the Victorian period. The foundries featured them in their catalogs along with cast iron urns and seating. This is a heavy round wire plant stand of that period. The round form is unusual. It has been stripped, primed and repainted a light green. 32 inches high 27 1/2 inches wide.

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