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    Sale 5903

    Christie's Interiors

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 86

    A LATE VICTORIAN CAST-IRON SEAT

    AFTER A PATTERN BY COALBROOKDALE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LATE VICTORIAN CAST-IRON SEAT
    AFTER A PATTERN BY COALBROOKDALE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The back and sides pierced with ferns and clusters of blackberries above a wood slatted seat
    59 in. (150 cm.) wide overall


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    The 'Fern and Blackberry' design was registered and patented by the Coalbrookdale Iron Foundry at the Public Record Office on 8th February, 1864, and is seat number 36 in their 1875 Castings Catalogue, Section III, page 255.

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