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A LATE VICTORIAN WHITE-PAINTED CAST-IRON GARDEN SEAT
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A LATE VICTORIAN WHITE-PAINTED CAST-IRON GARDEN SEAT

AFTER A DESIGN BY ROBERT WILLIAMS OF PHILADELPHIA, LATE 19TH/ EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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A LATE VICTORIAN WHITE-PAINTED CAST-IRON GARDEN SEAT
AFTER A DESIGN BY ROBERT WILLIAMS OF PHILADELPHIA, LATE 19TH/ EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The back cast with foliate decoration amongst birds, snails and snakes amidst scrolling branches of berries and vines, with a wood planked seat, the scroll arms above trunk legs
31.3/4 in. (80.5 cm.) high; 70 in. (178 cm.) wide
Literature
Georg Himmelheber, Cast Iron Furniture, Munich, 1996, pages 79 and 226, plate 120.
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Lot Essay

This seat design was first cast by the Robert Wood foundry in Philadelphia, USA in 1855, and may also have been cast in England.

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