A 19th century Coalbrookdale Foundry style cast iron garden Setter / hound seat / bench
A late 19th century, Coalbrookdale Foundry cast iron garden Setter / hound seat / bench. Grape decoration to the back, the side supports of vines and serpent, and the arms with Setter / hound head and paw feet. English circa 1890.
This is a variant of a casting design, produced circa 1844, by the Coalbrookdale Foundry. The Coalbrookdale design, number 17597, is the second oldest seat design registered and patented by the Foundry at the Public Records Office, on 6th April 1844. It further appears as seat No. 9 in their 1875 Castings Catalogue, Section III, page 249
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