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 SCHINKEL CAST IRON BENCH, ANTIQUE SCHINKEL CAST IRON BENCH, ANTIQUE
Date: 1860-1880
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Description: Rare antique cast iron bench associated with Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841) the Prussian neo-classical architect who designed this pattern for the Roman Baths in Potsdam Park in 1835. The design was influenced by the early Roman furniture discovered in Pompeii and Herculaneum in the 18th century. The motif of the back panels is a scrolled lyre flanked by classical winged figures. Note the ram's head arm terminals and cloven hoofed feet. 19th century. 31 1/2 inches high, 44 inches wide and 20 1/2 inches deep. This bench has been professionally cleaned, primed and repainted white. A cast iron arm chair in this design by Schinkel is in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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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.

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BENCH, CAST ALUMINUM AND 2 CHAIRS, VINTAGE GOTHIC PATTERN BENCH, CAST ALUMINUM AND 2 CHAIRS, VINTAGE GOTHIC PATTERN
Date: mid 20th c.
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Description: Set of bench and two arm chairs, vintage early heavy 20th century cast aluminum in the Gothic pattern. This early 19th century design is often called the White House pattern, as it has decorated the White House grounds in cast iron since the 1850's. Bench 34"H. 43"W. 21"D. Chairs 34"H. 25 1/2"W.

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DINING TABLE CAST ALUMINUM,  4 CHAIRSDINING TABLE CAST ALUMINUM, 4 CHAIRS
Date: mid 20th c.
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Description: Round vintage heavy cast aluminum dining table on turned pedestal base, with four lyre back arm chairs. Set has remains of old grey paint. Early 20th century. Table 29 3/4"H. 43"W. Chairs 33 1/2"H. 22 1/2"W.

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FERN BENCH AND ONE CHAIR, CAST IRONFERN BENCH AND ONE CHAIR, CAST IRON
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Fern pattern cast iron garden bench and one matching chair. Early 20th century. This set has been professionally cleaned and painted gloss black. The Fern pattern was one of the earliest naturalistic designs from the mid 19th century English Coalbrookdale foundry designers, and which was then copied by American foundries. This is a bold pattern of large fern fronds, perfect for any garden setting. Bench 45"W. Chair 24"W.

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FERN SET, FIVE PIECE CAST IRON, ANTIQUEFERN SET, FIVE PIECE CAST IRON, ANTIQUE
Date: very early 20th century
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Description: Five piece cast iron set in the Fern pattern, two wide 55 inch benches and three ample arm chairs, with curved shaped seats. Early 20th century. American. Found in southern estate. Each piece of this set has been professionally cleaned and painted gloss black. The Fern pattern was one of the earliest naturalistic designs of cast iron furniture originating in England with the Coalbrookdale Company in the mid 19th century and immediately copied by American foundries. Benches 33 inches high and 55 inches wide. Chairs 33 inches high and 24 inches wide.

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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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TABLE, ANTIQUE ROUND CAST IRON TILT TOP,  19TH C.TABLE, 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.

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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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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. $295.

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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 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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