Good solid quality cast iron garden seat. This heavy piece is pierced with a horseshoe design in the back and a botanic design in the seat, and has nicely shaped cabriole legs. It is white with a lightly aged rust patina which will blend nicely into any English-style country garden. The design of the chair was originally patented by the Carron Company of Scotland in 1846 and then later copied in the United States, where an example has been present in the White House Rose Garden, Washington, D. C. The company was an ironworks established in the 18th century on the banks of the River Carron near Falkirk, in Scotland and was at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution in the UK, becoming one of the largest iron works in Europe through the 19th century.
Good solid age related condition, with surface rust patina.
Originates from the UK.
Dates to the 20th Century.
Made of cast iron.
Height – 87 cm
Width – 105 cm
Depth – 45 cm
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