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Majolica Garden Seat, Thomas Forester & Sons


Beautiful garden seat or stool manufactured by Thomas Forester & Sons. It’s really typical of the English production to realize this sort of decorative pieces with a trompe-l’oeil during the late nineteenth century. Here the artist creates a nice material effect with the decoration of bamboos. This garden seat is a mixing of two major trends of that time: the taste for ceramic artistic and taste for bamboo and rattan furniture. In one piece, the creator underlines the taste of that time for conservatory.


  • Creator
    Thomas Forester & Sons (Manufacturer)
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1880-1890
  • Dimensions

    H 19.69 in. x Dm 11.82 in.

    H 50 cm x Dm 30 cm

  • Diameter
    11.82 in. (30 cm)
  • Seat height
    19.69 in. (50 cm)
  • Seller location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference number

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