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Five pc Fern & Blackberry garden settee, four chairs, Mott or Fiske, 19th C

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Circa 19th century Naturalistic Rococo
five piece heavy cast iron garden settee / bench, four arm chairs,
possibly JL Mott or JW Fiske, Fern & Blackberry motif on curving backs and around legs, shaped seats with scroll and flowing lattice motif, open ferns crested with scrolling blackberry vine and blackberry fruit encased in small diamonds and across bottom / above seats and along bottom of design at lower sides, ball feet, old brown over white over black paint.

- Bench – 54” wide at arms, 33” tall, 20” deep. Seat – 48.5w, 13d. Weight – 150 lb.
- Four Chairs – 24” wide at arms, 33” tall, 24” deep. Weight – Two, 110 lb, Two, 105 lb.
Condition – excellent, old patina / wear, no breaks or repairs.     2Br

- Identical set is shown in Antique Garden Ornament, by Barbara Israel, pg 173.
- JW Fiske, NYC (1862-1903). 54w.
- JL Mott, NYC (1828-).
- Coalbrookdale, England (1709-1929). Patented this “Fern and Blackberry” pattern in 1855. 1888 catalog shows 41”, 57”, 72” wide models offered with cast iron or wood slats. These sizes not fitting this set, which is why I am not attributing this to Coalbrookdale. I have not confirmed width of Fiske and Mott versions (I would appreciate anyone to update me if those sizes are posted in any original catalogs).
- John Gray & Co, Uddingston Iron Works, Glasgow, England (1855-1895). produced a version with wood slat seat. 60w, 36t or 59w, 35.5t.
Shipping - Blanket-wrap shipping to eastern USA (east of Mississippi River & Texas) (depending on location)
     - Shipping possible to western USA via Plycon Transport (quote # ).
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Selection of items from local estates.
I am located on the Alabama/Florida state line (near Pensacola in Northwest Florida). You may arrange for personal pickup. I am 250 miles from/between Atlanta, GA and New Orleans, LA, 180 miles south of Birmingham, AL

Five pc Fern & Blackberry garden settee, four chairs, Mott or Fiske, 19th C

SKU: br2
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