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PAIR STEEL WIRE CHAIRS, HIGH BACK, 19TH CENTURYNew ItemPAIR 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.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
WIRE SETTEE OR BENCH, ANTIQUENew ItemWIRE 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.

Part of our collection of: Benches in Garden Antiques
WIRE BENCH, 19TH CENTURY,  WITH CUSHIONNew ItemWIRE BENCH, 19TH CENTURY, 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.

Part of our collection of: Benches in Garden Antiques
WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, SINGLE, ANTIQUE New ItemWIRE 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.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
WIRE GARDEN CHAIR, ANTIQUE, SINGLENew ItemWIRE 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
ASIAN SEDAN CHAIR, WICKER AND BAMBOO, ANTIQUENew ItemASIAN 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.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
KITTEN DOORSTOP, HUBLEY, ANTIQUENew ItemKITTEN DOORSTOP, HUBLEY, ANTIQUE
Date: 1920-1930
Price: $125
Description: Antique Kitten with bow doorstop in old bright yellow and green paint. Listed as HUBLEY in Bertolia "DOORSTOPS, IDENTIFICATION & VALUES.(1985). 8 inches high, and 6 inches wide. $125.

Part of our collection of: Doorstops in Decorative Arts
DOORSTOP, LION WITH SERPENT, BRASS, ANTIQUENew ItemDOORSTOP, LION WITH SERPENT, BRASS, ANTIQUE
Date: 19TH C.
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Description: Lion with serpent cast brass doorstop or hall porter, with high looped handle and lead weighted at bottom. 19th century English. 12 1/2 inches high, 9 1/2 inches wide and 2 inches deep.

Part of our collection of: Doorstops in Decorative Arts
CHINESE PARROTNew ItemCHINESE PARROT
Date: 1st quarter 20th c.
Price: $295
Description: Chinese figure of parrot, green and yellow glazed pottery with lead weighted base, 1900-1940. Measures 10 1/2 inches high and 4 inches wide. $295.

Part of our collection of: Sculpture, statuary in Decorative Arts
PARROT DOORSTOP, ALBANY FOUNDRY, C. 1924New ItemPARROT DOORSTOP, ALBANY FOUNDRY, C. 1924
Date: Circa 1934
Price: $225
Description: Cast iron parrot doorstop in original paint, Albany Foundry, circa 1934. 12 1/2 inches high, and 7 1/2 inches wide. This parrot doorstop is $225. This parrot doorstop was illustrated in the Albany Foundry Catalog of 1924.

Part of our collection of: Doorstops in Decorative Arts
TROUGH PLANTER, CAST STONENew ItemTROUGH PLANTER, CAST STONE
Date: early 20th century
Price: $275
Description: Trough planter of cast stone with heavy aggregate, fluted sides and raised medallions on the two long sides. Has drainage holes. Early 20th century Philadelphia. 10 1/2 inches high, 24 inches wide and 13 inches deep. $275.

Part of our collection of: Planters/Urns in Garden Antiques
WIRE ARM CHAIRS, PAIR, ANTIQUENew ItemWIRE 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.

Part of our collection of: Chairs in Garden Antiques
BELL, CAST BRASS, WALL HUNG, ANTIQUENew ItemBELL, CAST BRASS, WALL HUNG, ANTIQUE
Date: Early 20th century
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Description: Antique cast brass wall hung bell. Bell 4 1/2 inches high, 4 1/2 inches wide. When hung projection is 11 inches. All original. Early 20th century. $475.

Part of our collection of: Metalware in Decorative Arts
PARROT DOORSTOP, HUBLEY, C. 1930New ItemPARROT DOORSTOP, HUBLEY, C. 1930
Date: C. 1930
Price: $145
Description: Parrot cast iron doorstop made by Hubley Manufacturing Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Original paint. 8 inches high, 5 inches wide and 3 inches deep. $145.

Part of our collection of: Doorstops in Decorative Arts
TABLE, ANTIQUE ROUND CAST IRON TILT TOP,  19TH C.New ItemTABLE, ANTIQUE ROUND CAST IRON TILT TOP, 19TH C.
Date: Late 19th century
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Description: Round cast iron tilt top table, 19th century, 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. Has been professionally cleaned and repainted. 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. Unusual form to find in antique garden pieces today. 29 1/2 inches high, 28 inches wide. 48 inches high when tilted.

Part of our collection of: Tables in Garden Antiques

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