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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,shell form, 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! $350.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
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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ASIAN SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUEASIAN SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUE
Date: Circa 1900
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Description: Rare antique Asian wicker and bamboo sedan chair with wicker pillow headrest and side compartments. This is a chair designed to be carried by poles on each side by porters. See photo. Note that the iron brackets to hold wood poles are mounted on each side, but poles are missing. Removable seat has custom Thai green silk cushion. 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. $350.

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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.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
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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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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WIRE ARM CHAIRS, PAIR, ANTIQUEWIRE ARM CHAIRS, PAIR, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th century
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Description: Rare 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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 CHAIRS, CLASSICAL IRON, FIVE, C. 1925 CHAIRS, CLASSICAL IRON, FIVE, C. 1925
Date: C. 1920
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Description: Set of five cast iron classical design garden chairs circa 1925, 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 Prussian 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. Set $2000.

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GATES, OR PANELS, ANTIQUE WROUGHT IRON WITH SCROLLS, C. 1920GATES, OR PANELS, ANTIQUE WROUGHT IRON WITH SCROLLS, C. 1920
Date: C. 1920
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Description: PAIR OF WROUGHT IRON GATES OR PANELS WITH GRACEFUL DECORATIVE SCROLL DESIGN. EACH 59 3/4in H. 28 1/2in W. CIRCA 1920. SALE Pair $450.

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GATE, IRON GARDEN, ANTIQUEGATE, IRON GARDEN, ANTIQUE
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Antique cast iron garden gate with medallion center piece, decorative top, original latch and hinges, with remains of old paint, heavy weight and good size. Late 19th or early 20th century. 43 inches high, 36 inches wide. Unusual and attractive. $350.

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WIRE PLANT STAND, VERTICAL DESIGN, ANTIQUEWIRE PLANT STAND, VERTICAL DESIGN, ANTIQUE
Date: late 19th or early 20th century
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Description: Antique heavy wrought iron and wire work rare tall vertical plant stand with two tiers. This stand has been professionally cleaned and painted black for a beautiful silhouette design. Could be used exterior or interior for plant display. Late 19th century or early 20th c. 36 inches high, 18 inches wide at the base. Top is 12 inches wide.

Part of our collection of: Stands in Garden Antiques
WIREWORK PLANT STAND, ANTIQUE, 19TH C. VICTORIANWIREWORK PLANT STAND, ANTIQUE, 19TH C. VICTORIAN
Date: 19TH C.
Price: $295
Description: Antique unusual 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.

Part of our collection of: Stands in Garden Antiques
PLANT STAND, WIRE WORK ON CAST IRON PEDESTAL BASEPLANT STAND, WIRE WORK ON CAST IRON PEDESTAL BASE
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Wire work plant stand on cast iron pedestal base on casters. Decorative wire work trough top 9.5 inches by 26 inches large enough to hold 8 inch pots, heavy cast iron base on casters for movability. Cleaned and painted gloss black. Early 19th century. 34.5 inches high, 27 inches wide and 15 inched deep. $395.

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TRELLIS, WROUGHT IRON, CIRCLE DESIGN, VINTAGETRELLIS, WROUGHT IRON, CIRCLE DESIGN, VINTAGE
Date: mid 20th century
Price: $175
Description: Wrought iron trellis, welded construction of round iron rod in design of scrolls. Heavy weight. DuPont family provenance. Mid 20th century. Professionally cleaned and repainted black. 82 inches high and 49 inches wide. Trellises and arbors add classic charm to your garden letting you introduce new plants. $175.

Part of our collection of: Trellis in Garden Antiques

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