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20 October 2017
ANTIQUE GARDEN FURNITURE

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ANTIQUE FRENCH CAST IRON WATER PUMP
A rarity these days , to find an original antique French water pump/water feature in such good condition. It was painted green some time ago, which has preserved the old cast iron from decay.
There is no damage to body, handle or spout. The spout is probably the most decorative feature, in shape of a beautiful mallards head.
The cover with finial is removable to access the inside of the pump .
It stand sturdily on three cast legs .

43" / 1190mm high
11" / 280mm wide at the base
24" / 610mm wide incl. handle
15" / 381mm wide, spout and body

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ANTIQUE FRENCH CAST IRON "TWIG" GARDEN BENCH
Found in original untouched condition, originating from the centre of rural France, mid 19th century.
Traditional twig cast iron bench supports, undamaged with remnants of pale green paint.
Timbered back rest and seat with original grained paint finish, rather worn and distressed.
The timber is chestnut, solid but well used, undulations all along, not for the perfectionist!
The bench is heavy and will not easily fall over, even in British Isles weather conditions.
A genuine French piece of gardenalia.
Dimensions:
71" 1805mm wide
32 3/4" 832mm high
20" 507mm deep approx
17" 432mm high approx
Ref: AGF010
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ANTIQUE FRENCH PAINTED FRUIT PICKING LADDERS
A pair of antique French fruit ladders with a chunky iron locking bar.
Made from elm and about 100 years old, having survived all those fruit picking years in Normandy.
It has been waxed over a slightly distressed off-white paint finish, which highlights the original layers of red and other paints underneath.


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Victorian Cast Iron Pedestal Table with Flagstone Top
A victorian solid cast iron pedestal table, adorned with typical decoration including lions heads. The flagstone top is a later addition.
A second base is available without a top. Please ask for details.

Dimensions : 77cm high incl. top
58cm x66cm (stone top )
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French fruit ladders
An exceptional pair of French fruit picking ladders

Traditional design with a splayed side for extra sturdiness and a straight side ,both fastened together with strong iron brackets , which also enables the ladders to be extended to nearly double the height.

Dimensions: 80cm to 48cm wide(splayed side)
40cm wide (straight side)
250cm high.
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ANTIQUE FRENCH CAST IRON TABLE
Originating from the south of France , made at the Fin de Siecle, 1900, this tripod cast iron table will fit into the smallest space.
Delicate yet sturdy, chateau chic paint and a nice weathered mossy look.
The table is undamaged, unrestored for the purist, but restorable for the more tidy look.
The iron top has a patch of surface rust , but shows no sign of deeper damage.

Dimensions: 21" 530mm diameter top
26 3/4" 680mm high
Ref: AGF001
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ANTIQUE FRENCH FOLDING GARDEN ARM CHAIR
Lovely antique French oak and wrought iron garden chair with scrolled arm rests .
It has been left in unrestored but sound condition. There is some old cream paint on the iron work and the timber is clean yet weathered.
All moving parts are in good condition.
It folds flat for winter storage.(see photo)

36" /920mm high
22" / 560mm wide
18" / 460mm seat height
47" / 1195mm high, when folded

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ANTIQUE FRENCH IRON GARDEN TABLE
A lovely curly early French iron table, intended for the garden or conservatory. A little older than the standard type, around 1900 and unrestored.
As usual made from wrought iron and pierced round top, laden with character and some old paint.
The table has a few dents and is rusty, but it is solid and usable.
It could be restored or left in it's French shabby chic look.
Dimensions: 28" (710mm) high
24" (610mm) diameter and base
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ANTIQUE FRENCH IRON GARDEN CHAIR
A French pierced seat garden chair, slightly older than the commonly found type. Dated around 1900 , in unrestored condition.
Made by a blacksmith from wrought iron with heavy gauge materials, doubled strength legs , banded for extra sturdiness. The seat is nicely pierced and wrapped around the frame.
Typically French in style with the traditional curly heart back.
The paint is old and a quantity of French rust is to be found. But the chair is solid and usable. Little plastic boots have been added at a much later date, to protect the base.

Dimensions: 32" ( 815mm) high
15 1/4" (395mm) wide
16 1/2" (420mm) seat height
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