• Architectural Heritage: The Ad auction at Christies

    Sale 5458

    Architectural Heritage: The Adrian and Suzy Puddy Collection

    10 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 185

    A SCOTTISH PAINTED CAST-IRON SEAT

    BY CARRON FOUNDRY, STIRLINGSHIRE, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A SCOTTISH PAINTED CAST-IRON SEAT
    BY CARRON FOUNDRY, STIRLINGSHIRE, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The foliate scrolling crested back rest pierced with conjoined hoops, the sides with 'C' scrolls, the seat panel pierced with stylised foliage, cabriole legs to the front and plain banded legs to the back, stamped 'CARRON'
    38½ in. (97.5 cm.) high; 62½ in. (159 cm.) wide


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    The design for this seat, number 34358, was registered and patented by the Carron Foundry, Carron, Stirlingshire, on the 16th March 1846. John Adam became a partner of Carron in 1763 and with his brothers James and Robert produced a range of elegant railings, stoves, fireplace surrounds and hob grates.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage