An English cast-iron garden bench with wood slat
seat in the Serpent and Grape pattern, circa 1890. The cast-iron end supports have grape leaves and clusters entwined with snakes; the arms, dog's-head terminals.
A cast-iron bench in the "Convulvus" or "Morning
Glory" pattern. American, circa 1880. This pattern was first cast by the Coalbrookdale foundry of Shropshire, England around 1855 and was offered in America soon after by Wood Perot of Philadelphia. Seat, ...
A fine "Oak Tree," or rustic twig pattern
cast-iron garden seat with naturalistic arched back, seat and arms cast as branches with acorn clusters, on conforming trunk feet joined by entwined serpents. English, circa 1870.