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Monumental 19th Century Cast Iron Squirrel Garden Bench / Seat


An impressive 19th century cast iron squirrel garden bench / seat of monumental proportions, by George Smith & Co’s Sun Foundry in Glasgow, one of Scotland’s leading iron manufacturers. The heavy pierced cast iron ends incorporating a large squirrel and a mouse sat behind in trailing oak leaves; above scrollwork and floral decoration. The scrolled back terminating with star decoration and standing on winged lion legs terminating with paw feet. With a matching central support. The bench being recently refurbished and painted in a pale green and the slats made from 'Douglas Fir' (as used by the National Trust). Stamped to the underside 'George Smith & Co. Sun Foundry Glasgow' The slats have been left to age naturally, but can be oiled if preferred. Excellent condition Scottish, circa 1870 Dimensions (ins) 103 wide x 30 deep x 32.5 high.


  • Materials and techniques
    Cast Iron, Fir
  • Condition
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 32.5 in. x W 103 in. x D 30 in.

    H 82.55 cm x W 261.62 cm x D 76.2 cm

  • Seller location
    Moreton-in-Marsh, GB
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