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American Folding School Bench, circa 1920s


This classic folding wooden school bench has charming gold and black floral print transfers across the seat back. There are nice reeded moldings along the top of the seat back and the skirt of the seat. The seat is hinged with metal studs along the edges. The bench stands on six tapered legs. The sides have metal brackets for added strength.


  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. May have very minor: Shrinkage,cracking, surface oxidization, rubbing etc. as is normal with a piece of this age..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 34 in. x W 80.5 in. x D 17.5 in.

    H 86.36 cm x W 204.47 cm x D 44.45 cm

  • Seat height
    17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Seller location
    Culver City, CA
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