London, South Kensington
10 April 2002
A Coalbrookdale 'Lily-of-the-Valley' pattern cast iron seat, second half 19th century
Coalbrookdale Iron Foundry
The arms and back pierced with lilies-of-the-valley, with slatted seat and on conforming legs, stamped C-B-DALE CO. No.171578, No.36 6f and with diamond design patent registration stamps
73in. (185cm.) wide
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The design for this seat 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 Coalbrookdale Castings Catalogue, Section III, page 255.
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